“You don’t want to miss a word.”

Five stars for Brambleman from Liza on Goodreads. Here’s an excerpt from her review: “Another excellent story by Mr. Grant. It took me a while to get through it but it was worth it. The cast of characters were vast. It was two books in one. … I might have finished it sooner if I had an actual eReader instead of my…

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Reviewers: Get your copy of Brambleman on NetGalley!

My second novel is now listed on the popular website where reviewers go to get free copies of books. No muss, no fuss. If you’re a book reviewer, check it out here. Down-and-out Atlanta writer Charlie Sherman has no idea what madness awaits him when a mysterious stranger convinces him to finish a dead man’s book about a horrific crime…

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Forsyth County deputy: Supporting Duane Piper cost me my job

Forsyth County politics is interesting, I’ll say that. I recently got a press release alleging sign stealing, and another one claiming misuse of county information in a campaign. In addition to the ethics complaint alleging illegal campaign mailings that I covered in a previous post, there’s this.  Blame it on an impolitic facebook post. WSB-TV has the report on the termination of Deputy…

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Is Forsyth County’s state senator getting illegal campaign help?

(Note: The ethically challenged Forsyth County legislator depicted in Brambleman is not based on any real person, living or dead. But it could happen. Just sayin.) It looks like Forsyth County’s financially troubled state senator, Jack Murphy, is getting some extracurricular (and ethically questionable) help in his attempt to fend off challenger Steve Voshall in the July 31 primary. Murphy, along with…

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President resigns same day FAMU sued over band hazing death

UPDATE:  Ammons originally planned to step down on Oct 11. Now the resignation is immediate. Read more. From the Associated Press: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The president of Florida A&M University submitted his resignation Wednesday, the same day the university was sued by parents of a drum major who died during a hazing. It was unclear if the two events were…

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