AN EXCERPT FROM THE NOVEL: The crimson rowing shell sliced the Harlem River like a stiletto. Reflections of the city on its glassine surface were barely disturbed as he drew his knees up tight, racing forward, feathering the oars that hovered millimeters above the water, then cut into it again with a ferocious rhythm. The […]
About Michael Jeffery Blair
MICHAEL JEFFERY BLAIR is a novelist and writer of fiction and non-fiction. His novels include "Exit Point," "The Architect of Law" and "Sudden Rivers" and his editorial work has appeared in the New York Times and other publications. He has written several stage plays and a collection of poetry entitled "Fisher In The Abyss." He is also an award-winning designer and media artist. He has created communications for many of the world's great companies and is the principal and creative director of a design firm based in Los Angeles for which he has garnered dozens of national awards. In addition he is a highly trained and accredited personal counselor.
AN EXCERPT FROM THE NOVEL: The line that divided the past from the future was like wire pulled taut. Parrish liked to roam that path, it was his domain. Each time he left Cairo the substance to his life was wrenched from him leaving a hollow he could not fill until he returned. Like departing […]
AN EXCERPT FROM THE NOVEL: Sudden beauty. The sky erupted crimson, aflame for as far as anyone could see. The great movement of day becoming night took place across a landscape filled with hushed and breathless whispers. The Mato Grosso was subdued by its humid kiss. Bahia surrendered. Amazonas rejoiced a thousand miles from the […]
AN EXCERPT FROM THE NOVEL: “He’s come up with something,” the man sitting in the darkness said excitedly. His voice had a mature certainty that marked him as someone with a strong vested interest. His sweating hands gripped the cool arms of a buttery leather chair, “I don’t know what it is yet…but it’s something […]