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Book reading and signing

Will be doing a short talk/reading/signing event in Southwest Missouri on September 29 at 2 p.m.  Readings can trend to boring if the author goes on too long so I’m thinking of passing out cups of vodka to help the audience drink me smarter.


Columbia Daily Tribune author profile Hometown: Aurora, Mo. In Columbia since: Mid-1960s Medium: Fiction; creative nonfiction; journalism Recent work: Viles recently published his first novel, “The Sasquatch Murder: A Love Story,” via Beaver’s Pond Press. Never a dull moment: The road that led to Viles’ first novel had a number of intersections, forks, on- and off-ramps. He came to … Continued


The Sasquatch Murder (A Love Story) is Published

They’re out there, you know—those bipedal hominids commonly called Sasquatch. This imaginative, tightly woven tale explains just how those creatures came to be traipsing around in the big trees surrounding Mount St. Helens.

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