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…

“Sniper” to be released in 2015

I’m told that it’s never too soon to start promoting a new novel so lets get the ball rolling for book three in the Port Mason series, Sniper. “The killing of a corrupt cop is the latest in a string of underworld-related murders in Port Mason, all the work of one person, the infamous Port…