LexCommEdCoverBook Readings Three local authors.. Jack B. Rochester, X.J.(Joe) Kennedy, and myself, 28 September 2015, at First Parish Church, 7 Harrington Road, Lexington.  After the readings (mine from Portrait of Ignatius Jones, Chapters 1 & 2), we responded to audience questions, and then signed copies of our books for our readers. Thanks to Lexington Community Education for sponsoring this event.

Author Table  On Winchester Town Day, 6 June 2015, under a blue tent outside of Book Ends on 559 Main Street, Winchester MA.  Enjoyed meeting fellow authors at our table as well as many readers!  Many thanks to Book Ends, Winchester’s great indie book store, for hosting our table!


TV Interview with Jan Lewis on “Be My Guest!” on UCTV (Upton, MA), 2 April 2015.  To watch video clips, CLICK images below and then scroll down to the videos:


Radio Interview with host Scott Colborn on “Exploring Unexplained Phenomena.” to discuss Portrait of Ignatius Jones, 7 March 2015. Heard live worldwide on and in Lincoln, NE via KZUM Radio 89.3 FM. Click to PLAY below.


Internet Radio Interview on the Donna Seebo Show about Portrait of Ignatius Jones, heard worldwide on Vision Broadcasting, Delphi International, 30 January 2015. To listen to the 30-minute interview with Donna Seebo, click to PLAY below.


Reading & Book Signing, at Book Ends, Winchester, MA — 11 January 2015



Thanks to everyone who came, despite the freezing cold outside!




And to Marilyn R. at Book Ends for hosting this event!

College Class on Ghosts on the Red Line — 22 October 2014
Prof. Michael Dubson’s English Literature class at Bunker Hill Community College, Boston, MA., discussed Ghosts on the Red Line as an example of the “Bridge Between Human and Supernatural Horror.”  His students were engaged and had lots of great questions and comments, and kept me going for 90+ minutes.  Photo taken by Prof. Dubson.

BHCC1 (1024x768)Exporing Unexplained Phenomena — 2 November 2013
Interview about Ghosts on the Red Line with host Scott Colborn on the “Exploring Unexplained Phenomena” radio program, one of the world’s longest-running paranormal talk radio programs. Broadcast live on KZUM 89.3 FM Lincoln, NE. and available worldwide on Internet radio. Click to PLAY below.


Donna Seebo Show — 4 September 2013

Interview about Ghosts on the Red Line with Donna Seebo on “The Donna Seebo Show” which is heard around the world on Station 1 at To listen to the interview with Donna Seebo, click HERE.

BlogTalkRadio Interview — 11 July 2013
Interview about Ghosts on the Red Line on Scott Cluthe’s Positively Incorrect! Radio program, available to a worldwide audience via To listen to the interview with Scott Cluthe, click HERE.

Panel on Book Publishing — 16 March 2013
Panel on writing, publishing, and marketing books, held in Lexington, MA, to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the town’s incorporation…


Jack B. Rochester (author), Taryn Roeder (book publicist), Me, Deborah Swiss (author)

PDS&DeborahSwissBook Fair in Lexington, MA. — 30 November 2012
I signed many readers’ copies of Ghosts on the Red Line and The Trail of Money. And I talked with readers about both books. Thanks to those who ventured out on a cold evening, and to Elizabeth D. at Cary Memorial Library for organizing a great Holiday Festival Night!

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Book Signing — 14 April 2012
Many thanks to Gil for a fun event at The Book Shop, in Somerville, MA.

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Review of Portrait of Ignatius Jones on Mallory Heart Reviews, 30Nov2014

Portrait of Ignatius Jones on QuietFuryBooks (Darcia Helle), 13Nov2014,

The Trail of Money is Book of the Day selection on EReaderNewsToday, 12Sept2014

Review of Ghosts on the Red Line audiobook in blog I AM INDEED, 26Aug2014

Review of The Trail of Money on Minding Spot blog (Wendy Hines), 26Dec2012

Book Feature – The Trail of Money – on Book Him Danno! 15Dec2012

The Trail of Money on readfulthingsblog (Ionia Martin), 11Dec2012,

Author Q&A on Richard Stephenson Blog, October 2012,


“Committed to the Craft,” Lexington’s Colonial Times, July/August 2015.  Read HERE


“Tells the tale of Ignatius Jones in new novel,” Lexington Minuteman, 8 January 2015, read HERE.

“Lexington Author Pens Follow-up to Thriller,” Lexington Minuteman, November 2012, read  HERE

“We Hear: Maria Shriver, Kelley Doyle, Peter Shapiro,” Boston Herald, December 2011

“Exploring Ghosts on the Red Line with Local Author,” Lexington December 2011

“Five Questions with Cambridge Author Peter David Shapiro,” Cambridge Chronicle, December 2011.