Running on Emptiness

Buy Now http://www.goo.gl/8vP1Qs NEW! ON AMAZON NOW! The Book: Running on Emptiness is Book 4 of John Dolan’s ‘Time, Blood and Karma’ series, and, for me, it is the quintessential example of this Englishman’s wordsmith mastery. Running on Emptiness has government coups, an exciting ‘Capulets and Montagues’ – Romeo and Juliet element – with two […]

Millions Do It – Why Should I?

Millions Do It – Why Should I? Look at the blank pages! I’ve looked at blank pages for many years, even managed to fill enough of them to write thirteen books, books of mystery and suspense, some inspired by true-life events, even filled some of those blank pages with romance and books about myself. You […]

Breaking Up

Breaking Up Jan Cowper was a bit late in her arrival at the restaurant for a dinner date with her live-in boyfriend. “Sorry I’m late, Tony…had some things to do after work.” She sat opposite him at the table for two and placed her purse on the floor beside her. Tony eyed her… She was […]

My Stag Party

                                 My Stag Party Up front I can say my mind had entertained some negative thoughts about my upcoming marriage. I don’t know. My intended was a wonderful person, pretty, with humility and a great heart. And, I do love her. It’s just, and, yeah, I know you’ve heard all this, I was not ‘in […]

STRANGER ABDUCTION – An Update

Stranger Abduction An Update For those who might be interested, I have completed the first draft of Stranger Abduction and am now working on editing and rewrites. Hopefully, the book will be ready for publication sometime in October, 2015. Risking redundancy, Stranger Abduction is inspired by a true unsolved case back in 1993 in Southeastern […]

Do You Know This Man?

Do you know this man? No? I knew him, not so well, some forty years ago…he was a habitue, a devotee, of the Phoenix neon night life, looking for parts of himself he had lost along the long road from Appalachia: lost in an abusive and disoriented childhood; lost in a flawed and impetuous marriage; […]

The Interview (Flash Fiction by Billy Ray Chitwood)

The Interview (Flash Fiction) The interviewer is Simon Macready of the Arizona Republic morning newspaper. The serial killer is Michael Rooney from Flagstaff, Arizona, convicted and sentenced to death by lethal injection for the brutal rape and murder of teenager Patricia Watts whose body was found wedged between two large boulders near the Red Rock […]

Satan’s Song

Satan’s Song There is a ‘back story’ and a ‘front story’ to Satan’s Song, Book two of my ‘Bailey Crane Mystery Series’ (Books 1-6)… You might find it interesting. The ‘back story’: The city is Phoenix, Arizona. The date is November 8. The day is Sunday. The year is 1992 The crime: On late Sunday afternoon […]

An Arizona Tragedy

Buy Sites: Amazon US: http://www.goo.gl/fMt82R Amazon UK: http://www.goo.gl/HTQGo Amazon Worldwide: http://www.authl.it/1sv An Arizona Tragedy The year was 1967. There was exciting news on radio, television, and in the daily papers. Some of the news was reasonably good, some very bad. Vladimir Komarov, a Russian cosmonaut, died as his descending spacecraft got entangled in its parachute […]