September, 2017 update

I really do let too much time pass between blog posts. I’m told that frequent blogging helps increase my web presence, which theoretically helps book sales so in the interest of blatant self-promotion, here it goes. I’m hard at work on the fourth story in the Port Mason series, tentatively called The Mayor. There have…

Adoption and me

I’ve never kept secret the fact that I was adopted as an infant. On the other hand I’ve never carried around a sign advertising it. It’s simply a fact of my life, one that I’ve known for as long as I can remember. There’s no great trauma attached to it. I treat the same as…

“In The Crosshairs” available now!

I released the book on Tuesday, March 14. It’s been a  long and frequently frustrating journey with this one. Hope everyone enjoys. Here are the purchase links: Kindle https://www.amazon.com/Crosshairs-Port-Mason-Book-ebook/dp/B06XHRFP9Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1489491479&sr=8-1&keywords=Robert+Gonko CreateSpace Print Edition https://www.createspace.com/6979705 Smashwords (eBook) https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/709976

A few random musings

It’s been a very long time since my last blog post. Over a year, in fact. Last time I posted a preview of my next novel, In The Crosshairs. I wish I hadn’t because that particular section of text is no longer in the novel. The book has been rewritten completely since then. Twice. Why…

Early preview of “In The Crosshairs”

Greetings, friends. A few days ago I finished the sixth draft of In The Crosshairs and thought this might be a good time to give you a sneak peek at the new book. I don’t have a target date for publication as there’s still a lot of work to be done, including a likely seventh…

Home Again, But Not Really

I’m the first to admit that I can be overly sentimental. Today I had a real chance to indulge that tendency with a visit to Lincoln Land Community College, where I was a student from 1988-1990. We were there for my daughter, Josie. Her 5th grade class had entered a “Rube Goldberg” competition where the…