News from Les . . .

Upcoming events for “The Ashtabula Hat Trick”

Here is a list of my upcoming events (more will be added) in conjunction with the release of my new Milan Jacovich mystery, The Ashtabula Hat Trick. Please stop by and say hello. If you are out of town, or can’t… Continue reading

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Here’s the cover for my new book, “The Ashtabula Hat Trick”

My next Milan Jacovich book, THE ASHTABULA HAT TRICK, (available in early August) now has a cover.
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Time for a giveaway…

While waiting for the upcoming publication of the 18th Milan Jacovich Mystery, Ashtabula Hat Trick, you can enter the contest below for a chance to win a collection of three hardcover Milan Jacovich Mystery books. Continue reading

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Put Me Under Your Tree

Christmas is almost here! Wow! I’m still eating Thanksgiving leftovers! If you’re looking for last-minute stocking stuffers, I thought I’d remind you that I have twenty-nine books published over the past 25 years. All are ebooks as well, or can… Continue reading

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Happy Anniversary to Me

Today is my 24th anniversary of becoming a Greater Clevelander. Wow! That is a MAJOR chunk of my LIFE! Why I decided to move from sunny southern California to NE Ohio on the first week of December in an ice… Continue reading

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Look over your shoulder

Since most of my readers are very fond of my ongoing mystery series protagonist Milan Jacovich (thank goodness!)—seventeen titles so far and #18 finished and submitted to my publisher—and have accepted my newest crime-solving hero Dominick Candiotti (via “The Strange… Continue reading

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A Ten-Minute Egg

For several years now I have been most impressed with a crime writer I discovered by accident. I must have read every book she’s done, before or since, and it’s past time I alerted all my other readers to someone… Continue reading

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Who do YOU think should play Dominick in the movies?

Last week I posted that if they ever made a film out of  WET WORK  (from my lips to God’s ear), I would choose Ryan Gosling to play the pivotal role of Dominick Candiotti. However, when my significant other, Holly,… Continue reading

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Wet Work- The Movie; Who Should Play Dominick?

With the tremendous popularity of three thriller films that have been released in the last two weeks—“The Equalizer,” “A Walk Among the Tombstones,” and best of all, “Gone Girl,” I was reminded that since my new suspense novel Wet Work appeared about a month ago, everyone’s been asking me what actor I would prefer playing the protagonist, Dominick Candiotti, just in case someone wants to pay me six figures for turning it into a movie. Continue reading

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Canadian Capers

Lawrence David Lederman is an old friend. When I first moved to Cleveland in 1990, he was the Canadian Consul-General to Cleveland, and we became friendly. After a few years, when he returned to Canada, we lost touch until a few years ago we realized we had good mutual friends. Since he comes to Cleveland often, we always go out for dinner, drinks, football games, etc. He often invited me to visit Ottawa (that’s the national capital city of Canada, FYI), but other things got in the way. Continue reading

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