• November 25, 2016

    Thanks for a successful launch!

    Thanksgiving week seems like such an appropriate time to express my gratitude to all of you for helping me with a successful launch of my latest book, American Treasures. I …

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  • June 27, 2016

    An American Treasures update

    I’ve been getting ready for the launch of my upcoming book, American Treasures  (St. Martin’s Press, August 30, 2016). Considering the subject matter, it seemed appropriate to write as we …

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  • January 15, 2016

    Boston Molasses Flood anniversary

    Today is the 97th anniversary of the Great Boston Molasses Flood of 1919, which I write about in my book, “Dark Tide.” If you haven’t read the book, I hope …

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  • November 29, 2015

    American Treasures — My sixth book!

    So many readers have asked about my sixth book and have been remarkably patient as my publisher and I have worked out final details. I’m now thrilled to announce that American …

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  • October 3, 2015

    Remembering the start of my author journey

    Once again, I want to offer my thanks. First, my gratitude to Boston’s South Shore readers for vaulting The Boston Italians to number 4 on today’s Patriot Ledger bestseller list. …

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