Category Alien Contact for Runaway Moms

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Music Monday #MFRWauthor

Now for something completely different . . . My Alien Contact for Idiots series speculates about what sort of culture North American natives would have built if they weren’t overrun by Europeans. The books focus on the Kwakiutl tribe of Vancouver Island, whom I’m most familiar with. Today, a Kwakiutl song. The Kwakiutl Toogwid Song, […]


Headers Up!

The header image of this blog has proved to be a a maintenance nightmare. You see, it shows the covers of all my books. Actually, that’s not true. It doesn’t show my computer programming books, nor the contemporary romances I wrote for Silhouette Books. But it does show my science fiction and sci fi romance books, […]

Review of Alien Contact for Runaway Moms

The kind folks at “Whiskey With My Book ~ And a cozy spot to enjoy them both” posted a thoroughgoing review of Alien Contact for Runaway Moms. Here are a few excerpts from the review: “Hoornaert’s balance of humour and serious story is delightful to read. “ “. . . she [Duchess Beaverpaw] steals the scenes with […]

Effing Feline puts on a bra #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline, am on vacation. Humans usually mispronounce that word: it should be vay-CAT-yon. I’m visiting my cousin Lee, whom you probably know is a lion. Though he’s terrifying to behold, he’s mellowed lately because of his new girlfriend. He’s just a big ol’ puddytat these days, purring all the time. Check out the […]

Effing Feline yawns #wewriwa

Ed’s latest book, Alien Contact for Runaway Moms, is now available It may be alive, but I, Effing Feline, yawn. Tell me, what difference does this novel make to me, a cat? Sure, sex and violence are supposed to sell, and the book has sex: female-controlled kisses an offer of a blow job young people […]

“In short, I loved it”

The first review of Alien Contact for Runaway Moms is in! The review is by Lisabet Sarai at the Beyond Romance website. My tagline as a writer is “Science fiction with romance and humor.” Let’s see how well Beyond Romance thinks I fulfilled my promises. “. . . a lot more fun Kwadran technology than the […]

No sex, understand? #mfrwhooks

I hope the title of today’s hook doesn’t disappoint you too much. It’s the heroine’s initial response to the hero, not a commentary on the book’s supposed chastity. My sci fi romance, Alien Contact for Runaway Moms, is escaping into the big, wide world in just a few days. This Saturday, in fact! Audra Verhailey, twenty-three […]

Breaking news: Salmon swims to Arizona!

This is what rivers look like here in southern Arizona. If you look really closely, you might notice that something’s missing. Go ahead, see if you can spot what’s not there. Give up? What’s missing is . . . water! If you got that right, give yourself two points, a pat on the back and […]

Effing Feline is back #wewriwa

I, Effing Feline have returned from the animal hospital after a short absence resulting from an unfortunate accident (?) during my cousin’s Lee’s visit. As everyone knows, Lee is a lion, and he lives in a zoo because the last time he visited me, he was eating all the cat food. I look horrible when skinny, […]