NEWS & EVENTS
I couldn't find the book I wanted to read, so I wrote it! I began to write MURDER on SKIS twenty-four years ago, watching sunrise in Montana. Now, BACK DIRT will join MOS and LOVING LUCY in the series featuring JC Snow. Keep an eye on this page for some of the great events coming up.
Had a great time in Sun Valley, where Back Dirt was honored by the International Skiing History Association! skiinghistory.org
Thanks to the folks at Spinney at Van Dyke!
Great turnout for my book signing, and the addition to my coffee
Thanks to everyone we met on our
Midwest Mountain Tour!
We did some skiing in Wisconsin.
I mean, we didn't spend the entire time consuming warm drinks inside
a plastic igloo. But that wasn't the worst of it, either!
We had a great turnout for our book signing at
Vischer Ferry General Store (what a great store!)
We sold out of books!
(But there are more, no worries.)
Thanks to Joe Donahue for having me on WAMC Radio.
Click on the logo to listen!
We had a wonderful time at
our book signing at Northshire Bookstore
in Saratoga Springs.
Thanks to all who came.
We closed the place!
AND, I was interviewed on
North Country Public Radio,
with Mitch Teich!
To hear the interview, click
on the NCPR logo and
scroll down to my name.
At Saratoga Book Festival, sharing a moment with Saratoga author Hollis Palmer. Authors Kim Van Alkemade and Armando Lucas Correa are behind us.
Loving Lucy made the Shortlist for the 2021
Murder & Mayhem Award, presented by Chanticleer
Getting The Word Out In Colorado!
Hit the image to read article.
Thanks to HOF extreme skiing pioneer, Dan Egan, for having
me on his podcast.
Great to get attention from the Vail Daily!
Thanks for the article in the great newspaper of Loveland, Colorado!
Grateful to the Community News of Saratoga County, NY!
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We were thrilled to help raise
money, in an internationally streamed TV event, to feed the horses this winter, at the farm of Equine Advocates, in Chatham, NY.
This has been a team effort.
My wife, Carolyn, designed the
covers of both BACK DIRT and LOVING LUCY, with Debbi Wraga of Shires Press.
Murder On Skis was the #1 selling book in 2020, at
JP WOOLIES at the
Big Sky Ski Resort in
I met store owner Tucker Vanyo and signed some books, after a day on the slopes.
Excited about the Five Star rating just received by Murder on Skis from
Trudi LoPreto wrote: "Murder on Skis is a must-read for all fans of a good mystery book."
Thanks! To the Daily Inter Lake newspaper in Kalispell, Montana, for their kind mention.
Grateful to the great crew at Clifton Park Neighbors magazine. They brought us up to West Mountain and did a photo shoot!
It was a lot of fun. BTW, those Blizzard GS skis Rip!
This was a great BOOK SIGNING!
We had a great time at Northshire Bookstore in Saratoga Springs. What a spectacular crowd, full of new friends and very good old friends.
Thanks to Kevin Hogan for this picture.
Thank You! To Ann Perillo, for having me on her television show, 'Schenectady-Capital Region Today.' You can watch it on YouTube, Episode 1117.
<<<LISTEN! to Phil's interview on 'Speaking of Writers' with Steve Richards. Click on 'Speaking of Writers' icon.
'Speaking of Writers' airs in the Albany, NY area on radio stations WGNA 107.7, WQBK 103.9, WTMM 104.5, WQSH 105.7.
WATCH! Phil's interview with Asa Stackel and on Newschannel 13's Forum 13!
Watch the interview by clicking on Newschannel 13 logo>>>>
Thanks! to Chuck, George and Kelly! I enjoyed the interview on their great morning show on WGY radio!
Fun Interview with Peter and Nick on KGVO newstalk radio in Missoula, Montana. We had a good time discussing my book and sharing some stories.
Spotlight News and Diego Cagara wrote a profile of MURDER on SKIS:
Thanks to the Times Union for putting us in the Sunday Books section.
Thanks to the Saratogian and the Record for great coverage, letting readers know that our book was coming!
Thank you to the Valley Journal in Lake County, Montana for their article!
Capital Region Living Magazine
gave me a nice farewell,
when I chose to leave television.