Category Archives: Alumni Authors

Portraits of the American West

Frank Bergon, a novelist, critic, and essayist who grew up on a ranch in California’s San Joaquin Valley, brings his intimate knowledge of the area and writing talents together in his new book, Two-Buck Chuck & The Marlboro Man: The … Continue reading

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Amy Lynch mysteries

Paula Kane Norton, a Boston College alumna who worked in the insurance industry for more than 30 years, has tapped into that experience to create the character of Amy Lynch, an investigator for New England Casualty and Indemnity and star … Continue reading

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Zyratron

Zyratron is the main character in a series of sub-par black & white horror movies from the 1960s. The film’s producers tried to market a line of Zyratron figurines that went nowhere. Decades later, television studios desperate for programming broadcast … Continue reading

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Wounded healer

For nearly 50 years, Boston College graduate Edward Smink has worked as a caregiver in multiple healthcare and leadership roles. He also has experienced compassion fatigue and burnout. Smink has tapped into these experiences for hisĀ  book, The Soul of … Continue reading

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Gore in the Garden

Colleen Shogan‘s mystery series featuring Congressional staffer and amateur sleuth Kit Marshall continues with Gore in the Garden (Epicenter Press, 2019). A high-ranking government official is found at the United States Botanic Garden, and Marshall is asked to investigate. According … Continue reading

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The caretakers

Stephen Paul Sayers, a Boston College alumnus, is a research professor and an author of supernatural thriller/horror fiction. His Caretaker Series debuted last year with the novel A Taker of Morrows (Hydra Publications, 2018). Set in his home state of … Continue reading

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Clearly

In Make Yourself Clear: How to Use a Teaching Mindset to Listen, Understand, Explain Everything, and Be Understood (Wiley, 2019) co-authors Reshan Richards and Stephen J. Valentine, a BC graduate, apply lessons learned from teaching to the business world. Through … Continue reading

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