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Santa Fe Collected Works

Invited to read and sign at Collected Works, a revered Santa Fe bookstore and coffee house for more than 40 years , on June 11.  Looking forward to visiting again in one of America’s most interesting cities.


Novel to be represented at important 2018 trade shows

Thanks to being selected as a general fiction finalist in Foreword Reviews’ national competition for “Best of 2017”, the novel will be represented world wide in 2018.  The Americian Library Association annual Trade Show along with the New York Rights Fair are on the list, along with the Frankfurt (Germany) Book Fair and the Beijing … Continued


Novel chosen finalist in book of the year contest

The debut novel to which this site is dedicated has today been chosen a finalist in the national book of the year contest hosted by Clarion/Foreword Reviews, a highly regarded site dedicated to books.  There were more than 2000 entries.  Sasquatch was chosen by the judging panel in the general fiction category.  Here are links … Continued


Local bookstores get this gem

Very pleased to note that “The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story)” is in stock at our local Columbia, MO bookstores.  Get your copy at Barnes and Noble, Village Bookstore or Peace Nook.  The Columbia Public Library also has it but there’s a waiting list.  This is not a venture to make filthy lucre, but if … Continued


Another great review

Stephen Fisher certainly captures the fun read I was shooting for with “The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story)” and naturally I appreciate his review. His enthusiasm for the novel mirrors that of the professional reviewers on Foreword/Clarion and Kirkus, not to mention the many five star notices on Amazon. This is the sort of thing … Continued


Radio show: “Get the Funk Out”

Enjoyed being interviewed by an L.A. (Orange County) radio station hostess, Janeane, about the novel.  Her show is called “Get the Funk Out” and is well-known.  She is very professional and we had an interesting chat.  I add the link to this podcast in case you want to listen to 16 minutes of my blather … Continued


Another excellent review from Kirkus

Kirkus Reviews has added their professional evaluation of “The Sasquatch Murder (a love story)” to that previously posted from Foreword Clarion Reviews (which raved) and they are also enthusiastic in their recommendation:  “Viles writes in a crisp, balanced prose that’s laden with wonderful details…”   “In the end, however, his story is about the ways that … Continued


Wonderful review from Foreword Clarion Reviews

Rating:  5 out of 5 “No typical bigfoot tale, Jeffery Viles’s “The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story)” is a genre-bending novel that mingles love, myth, reality, and humor in its big-hearted embrace of all creatures great and small.” “The kind of book one is sorry to finish because it’s such good company.”

The Sasquatch Murder Cover