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Read Chapter 1: The River of Destruction

Read chapter 1 of FEAST FOR THIEVES. Right through the front door, Crazy Ake walloped the guard over the back of the head and he went down like a sack of peas thrown on a stock house pallet, which I felt sorry about, but not much blood was coming out, so I ran to the… More More

1 Comment / Sep 30, 2014
The Band of Brothers at a reunion in 1947. Skinny Sisk is pictured near the front left.

Meet Skinny Sisk, the man who inspired the character of Rowdy Slater

  So, I’ve written a novel called FEAST FOR THIEVES that’s out now and getting some great reviews. People really enjoy it. Every day this week I’m going to be posting blogs about the book. Today, a bit of historical background. Then Tuesday through Friday, I’m going to post chapters 1 through 4. The main…… More

8 Comments / Sep 29, 2014

Why going to work can be a great thing

Work, however glorious or inglorious it may be, offers to a man the next step. It holds forth a sense of accomplishment, of purpose, even in jobs where that sense seems faint. More

10 Comments / Sep 23, 2014

3 straightforward reasons you’ll love FEAST FOR THIEVES

My debut novel, FEAST FOR THIEVES, officially released two weeks ago, September 1, 2014, and I wanted to let you know about it in case you hadn’t heard. More

12 Comments / Sep 16, 2014
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The unvarnished truth about Captain Herbert Sobel

He was a hated man. He was an admired man. Anyone who ever served under Captain Herbert Sobel—the one-time commander of Easy Company, 506th PIR, 101st Airborne—has an opinion about him. More

16 Comments / Sep 09, 2014
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Where I confess my biggest fear about my book, and — ahem — the Top 10 Ways I’m going to overcome

Well, my debut novel has just been released, and normally I write serious blog posts about serious stuff. But in the immortal words of Chuckles the Clown, sometimes what’s needed most is “A little song, a little dance, a little seltzer down your pants.” More

20 Comments / Sep 02, 2014
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the bestselling author or coauthor of more than 25 books. Welcome to my blog. Thoreau pointed out how too many men lead lives of quiet desperation. Their lives are bland and meaningless, or they make choices that trap them in despair and darkness. By contrast, I want to help men lead lives of excellence. Meet here regularly for powerful stories and insight into how to live and lead well.