Let’s face it, some of us haven’t aged well. Could be inevitable leathering from sun-drenched youth. Could be over enthusiasm for barrel-aged spirits. Or could be genetic lineage back to the British Isles. (In our author’s case it’s the trifecta) As we look back on our library there’s one title that hasn’t held up like […]Read More Black Hawks From a Blue Sun Gets a Well-Deserved Update
Halloween has always been our favorite holiday. It’s the perfect celebration of Fall with a little bit o’wicked thrown in. But every year stores bring out the Yuletide Cheer earlier, as if seeing a snowman with a red and green scarf is suddenly going to trigger all of our spending impulses. Relax, Kris Kringle, you’ll get your turn. […]Read More Angry Ghosts Giveaway!
You may have heard that Book Four of the Angry Ghosts series, Of Mortal Creatures, is near to release. That’s true. It’s also true that the Holidays are upon us, and well, we’re so thrilled to finally be releasing it that we’re in a giving mood. For the next five days, we are giving […]Read More This will never happen again
Some may think we’re not listening, or that we’re immune to recommendations, but it’s not so. If anything, we’re a friendly, accommodating lot and we like to make people happy. That’s when we remind our readers they must be thinking of our indolent author. Nothing gets through that hard head of his. And lately, nothing […]Read More New and Improved
We love Autumn. Fall brings the colors that draw us out for woodland hikes. The air is crisp, dry, and cool. Bugs aren’t trying to bash their way through our eyes, nose, and ears. The smell of a modest campfire…just heaven. The long cold quickly thereafter can bring the blues, however. So we at C.O.P. […]Read More Accepting Autumn
While we at C.O.P. would like to say have a fun and safe July 4th, we know you’ll most likely be draining kegs, chowing down, and blowing things up. So instead, we say, Throw your car keys into the woods, remember how short the fuses are, and don’t look down the mortar tube to see […]Read More Happy Birthday, US of A
I played soccer when I was younger. Always a fullback, which was ok with me. Defense is righteous. (You’re gonna score on my team? Not with busted shins, you’re not) But the game was boring. Often scoreless. 90 Minutes of my life that was totally fruitless. Sure, I’d have a bit of an all right […]Read More Soccer Doesn’t Have to Suck So Hard