Dirk Daiquiri in:  Our Lady of San Francisco.  Available as a Kindle book on Amazon. Follow Dirk thru the streets of 1957 San Francisco, as Koop Kooper, famed Lounge Lothario from Sydney, joins in the fun and adventure!

our lady of san francisco KINDLE ART


You Can’t Make This Up:  Fun & Interesting Times in Everyday Life—

My latest book is available on the link below.  38 breezy essays about life here in Nashville, TN, plus some entertaining stories form my California days.

You Can't Make This Up front


The Family & Friends Cookbook—

A collection of great recipes from all over the world, and stories to go with each one.  Good eats and good reading await you!

Follow the link and pick up a copy.  Thanks!

family and friends cookbook front cover family and friends cookbook back cover

Omni Hut: Celebrating Tennessee’s Tiki Treasure—-

My book on the history of this iconic TN Polynesian restaurant is now available!!-

166 pages, loaded with black & white photos and images, plus 14 pages of color pics!

Click on the tab at bottom of this page to take you to the PayPal connection. Thanks!—

omni hut covers COMPLETE

Life: Vignettes from the Journey–Memories of California & Tennessee–

This is my updated paperback expanded to 10 essays and stocked with over 80 vintage photos!  Covers my life in Stockton and San Francisco, CA–and the 20 years my wife Vickie and I have lived in Nashville, TN.  Fun, nostalgic, and all true!—-Click the tab at the bottom of this page to purchase a copy—Thanks!—

Life vignettes NEW front cover


My Memories of Military Service in the Navy–by Bob James–

My 96 year-old friend Bob is a WWII Navy vet who served on the USS Buckingham in the Pacific from 1945-1946

as an Ensign and Chief Engineering Officer.

His short 36 page memoir is an entertaining and awesome first-hand account loaded with great photos from Bob’s personal collection.  I formatted the book for publication, based on his 13 typed pages.

Click on the tab at bottom of page to purchase your copy.  All proceeds will go to veteran charities.

Bob James front cover Kindle


The Dirk Daiquiri Trilogy paperback book is for sale on my site.

It contains the first three Dirk short stories.

Please pick up a copy here, which brings more money in for the writer. Click on the Dirk Daiquiri tab

for details.  Thanks!—

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‘SWANK’ , the new all-Lounge CD by the Tiki Delights is officially Out!!!  Buy a copy here on my site now!…also available at CDBaby, I Tunes & Amazon for Downloads Only–




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