Category Archives: Sports

A wonderful day at Lynn English High School

Oh… my… God. What a response at Lynn English High! The school adopted my novel Offside for its summer reading and on Friday, September 30, I spoke at two assemblies (one for Freshmen/Sophomores, the other for Juniors/Seniors). Those kids loved the novel and they loved me coming there to speak to them. It took my breath away. The applause […]

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Recommended for high school students

For Lynn English High School students who have read and enjoyed Offside this summer—and really for all potential readers—let me suggest that you also try Cracking the Ice, my other Young Adult novel. It’s also set in the late sixties with some of the action taking place in Lynn, Massachusetts. Cracking the Ice is Jessie Stackhouse’s […]

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Lynn English High adopts Offside for summer reading

Lynn English High School (Lynn, Massachusetts) has adopted my novel Offside for its entire student body and staff to read this summer. Needless to say, I’m thrilled. It’s especially gratifying because it all started with positive word of mouth. It certainly didn’t hurt that I’m an alum and most of the book takes place in […]

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Pentucket Publishing releases Offside for e-books

Pentucket Publishing has released my latest novel, Offside, in all electronic formats. The paper version will become available in early January. Officially, it’s a Young Adult title because its hero is a teenager and the content is age-appropriate for readers 13 and up. Offside will also span both the Young Adult Sports and Young Adult […]

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Jenny Dell’s dilemma at NESN matches Body Check

If you follow Boston-area sports, you’ve no doubt heard that Jenny Dell has been taken off Red Sox broadcasts due to her relationship with the team’s third baseman, Will Middlebrooks. If you’ve haven’t, here’s the rundown. Dell’s situation is exactly the quandary Olivia Turnbull finds herself in my novel Body Check, released by Pentucket Publishing in […]

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Cracking the Ice now available in electronic formats

Pentucket Publishing has released my novel Cracking the Ice, which was released in hardcover by WestSide Books two years ago. In 1968, at the height of the Civil Rights struggle, Jessie Stackhouse leaves home to break the color line at an elite, all-white prep school. He arrives filled with dreams of winning championships and eventually playing in […]

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Body Check released in e-book formats

Body Check, my new romance novel, is now available in most electronic formats. Sportswriter Olivia Turnbull covers the Blades, Boston’s professional hockey team. She’d never break the taboo against dating one of the players. The temptation never even crosses her mind. Until, that is, the Blades trade for Chad Finnegan. She and Chad enjoyed a […]

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