• 70 years ago: An incredible year in WWII

    February 28, 2014

    70 years ago: An incredible year in WWII

    This year is the 70th anniversary of an incredible year in World War II and one of the most important years of the 20th century — 1944 saw the siege …

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  • January 15, 2014

    95 years ago

    Today is the 95th anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood that killed 19 people, injured 150, and caused enormous property damage in Boston’s North End. My book, Dark Tide, …

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  • November 29, 2013

    One of my most gratifying seasons

    During this Thanksgiving week, I want to offer my very special thanks to my loyal readers and friends for your support and encouragement. I am just wrapping up a very …

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  • October 23, 2013

    18th community chooses Dark Tide

    My thanks to the Town of North Andover, MA for selecting Dark Tide as its community-wide read for 2014! I’ll be appearing at the Stevens Memorial Library on Main Street …

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  • September 22, 2013

    Thanks to a great editor

    Continuing with our “Dark Tide” 10-year anniversary theme, I want to mention my great editor for the book, Amy Caldwell of Beacon Press. I am forever grateful for her guidance …

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