DOUBLE THUNDER—Installment #6

Dear Reader: Welcome to the sixth installment of DOUBLE THUNDER. Thanks to a comment from an avid reader, from now on I will be including a simple “family tree”—the names of the characters together with thumbnail descriptions—to help you keep track of...

DOUBLE THUNDER — Installment #5

Dear Reader— Thank you for returning to my webpage to read the fifth installment of DOUBLE THUNDER.  In this excerpt, Bittersweet learns about Hardu’s infatuation with the beautiful aspiring actress Mei-Mei Loy. She also meets Dr. Hwang, the physician in charge...

DOUBLE THUNDER—Installment #4

Welcome to the fourth installment of DOUBLE THUNDER!  It picks up where the third installment left off.  Bittersweet continues to read Hardu’s letter where she learns more about the petty criminal who gave her the siming blanket—a man with a penchant for...

DOUBLE THUNDER—Installment #3

Welcome to the third installment of DOUBLE THUNDER! The story picks up where it left off at the end of installment #2: Bittersweet learns about Hardu’s life as a ricksha boy and petty criminal—and much else besides—after finding his letter sewn inside a siming...

DOUBLE THUNDER—Installment #2

Welcome back to the serialized blog of my novel DOUBLE THUNDER, sequel to BITTERSWEET (Tuttle Publishing). If you read the first installment, you were (re)introduced to Bittersweet who, in airing a siming blanket, discovers an epistolary book concealed inside it....

DOUBLE THUNDER, the sequel to BITTERSWEET

To those of you who are familiar with my webpage, welcome back!  And to those of you who are new to it, welcome! Having recently returned from six weeks in Bali where I was recovering from two years of pandemic-induced near-solitary confinement, I have a special...