“The Creep Behind The Corporate Wall” by Gabriel Valjan, author of ‘Corporate Citizen’

I wrote Corporate Citizen with current events and some speculation in mind. We’ve watched the banking crises with interest (no pun intended). We know that taxpayers bailed out financial institutions and, while they repaid the government, the lingering question was: who bails out the taxpayer? We know that inequities are rewarded in American society. Warren…

The Story Behind Girl Within Girl by S.P. Aruna

Many people are familiar with the term, “Manchurian Candidate”.  It is the title of a novel written in 1959, and was the basis for two films of the same name. However, what I and most people didn’t realize was that the plot of a hypno-programmed assassin was based on fact. Then I read The Control…

The Story Behind Ghost Hampton by Ken McGorry

My wife and I were driving down a shady residential lane in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, one summer day a few years ago when she gestured at a nicely restored old colonial house. As we passed, she said, “I know the man who bought that house. He says it’s haunted.” Oh, really? “Yes. And they…

The Story Behind Ghost Hampton by Ken McGorry

My wife and I were driving down a shady residential lane in Westhampton Beach, Long Island, one summer day a few years ago when she gestured at a nicely restored old colonial house. As we passed, she said, “I know the man who bought that house. He says it’s haunted.” Oh, really? “Yes. And they…

The Story Behind ‘Night Ringing’ by Laura Foley

Basically, Night Ringing is my life story, from my childhood, growing up in New York City, my father a former POW under the Japanese, then a prominent physician; my three older sisters, two of whom suffer serious mental illnesses; my parents’ divorce when I was nine; my first marriage, to a Moroccan actor; my second…