I started off watching "The Vampire Diaries" with pretty low expectations.  The show first aired in 2008 amidst the throws of "Twilight" fever, which I'll admit I was infected with. Did I really want to be part of another vampire fandom?  I had already been sucked into "True Blood" as…

[caption id="attachment_5190" align="alignleft" width="245"] Kindle: $5.99Paperback: $19.95 (Amazon) $15.96 (Lulu.com)[/caption] "The Watch Dog" is about Garrett "Rett" Baker, a man who alienated himself from everyone who loved him.  He screwed his life up and is forced to return to his small hometown outside Nashville, TN to face his family and…

Release Date: November 13, 2012 Genre: Fiction/Supernatural/Drama/Romance Purchase: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Lulu Garrett "Rett" Baker has taken one too many wrong turns in life that slams him into a dead-end. He finds himself forced to return to his small town life in middle Tennessee where he left…

A cigarette sat in a filthy ashtray in the tiny kitchen.  Garrett Baker hung up the telephone with a sigh.  His mother didn’t sound as pleasant as he had hoped.  They hadn’t spoken much in the past couple of years, and he knew she was ashamed of him. At thirty,…

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