S.P. Grogan

Biography

S.P. Grogan on January 1st, 2016 will release "with Revenge comes Terror, a jihadist attack on America".

In January, 2015, Grogan released a historical fantasy novel, "Atomic Dreams at the Red Tiki Lounge" with art by Hawaiian artist, Brad 'Tiki Shark' Parker.

One writing rule is to write about what you know. Living in Las Vegas, Grogan wrote 'Vegas Die', a mystery where the old mobsters of Vegas are being murdered.For the last ten years the author has been an annual visitor to the Big Island of Hawai'i and from that experience came 'Captain Cooked', a mystery of romance, revenge and recipes.

You can reach the author at: grogan.sp@gmail.com

Smashwords Interview

What is your writing process?
Usually a stream of ideas flow onto a very rough page, which I go back and edit several times. The battle I have is procrastination, and I fight constantly to set aside writing time, and when I do write a story gushes forth usually with little changes to the finished plot. Sometimes I do outlining to try and see ahead in the plot. And several times I have to write out a list of characters, both to remember name spellings as well as go back to put more description into the person created. .
Do you remember the first story you ever read, and the impact it had on you?
I have always been a prolific reader. In third grade, the teacher gave a good grade for reading a book and then creating a small book review, with cover and explanation inside. I did at least 50 of those. Later I was drawn into 'swashbuckling' adventures. I read a lot of 'We Were There' series which gave me insight into historical writing, which my books reference. And introspectively, as an only child, I had to use my imagination to create friends and put us into many hero fighting evil scenarios.
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Books

With Revenge comes Terror, a jihadist attack on America
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 175,240. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
Jihadist terrorists launch an attack against America, to be worse than 9/11. Who can stop them?
Atomic Dreams at the Red Tiki Lounge
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Historical » USA
Fast paced adventure: war battles, trying to steal an atomic bomb, passion as hot as lava, fighting gods and demons, Author S. P. Grogan, author of 'Vegas Die' and 'Captain Cooked' returns with the first 'tiki noir' novel, set in Honolulu, 1946. Author Craig Johnson, author of TV HBO's 'Longmire' series says of Grogan's writing: 'you can sink your teeth into his book in more ways than one.'
Vegas Die -- Special Anniversary Edition
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 103,670. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Re-release of best seller, Vegas Die, with new Quest Mystery solution. This is the special anniversary edition. Let readers try to solve the mystery: 'who's killing the old mobsters of Las Vegas?' The perfect clash of characters, a violent romance, where the Mayor of Las Vegas becomes the Number One Murder Suspect.
Captain Cooked, Hawaiian Mystery of Romance, Revenge...and Recipes!
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,400. Language: English. Published: August 12, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
Modern romance on the Big Island and murders to solve. A new style and modern update to the old fashioned culinary mystery...not your Mother's cozy read. All Madison Dayne wanted-A quiet beach where she could go topless--Not happening. Captain Cooked is a foodie travel mystery featuring special recipes from the top chefs and restaurants on the Big Island of Hawai'i.

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