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Anzac Day–Memorial Day New Zealand Style

Memorial Day–New Zealand Style By Matthew Wright Guest Post at Bayard & Holmes     In one of the quirks of history, both New Zealand and Australia remember their war dead on 25 April – which isn’t when any war ended. It’s [...]

MAKE THEM PAY–Obsession & Revenge by NYT Bestseller Allison Brennan

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard FBI Agent Lucy Kincaid is only two weeks away from her wedding to Sean Rogan when Sean’s twin siblings, Liam and Eden, hit town, and they are intent on much more than congratulating the bride and groom. The [...]

A Grain of Salt — Spy Ships, Officials, and Russian Missiles

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business all profit financially and politically when they keep the public worked up in fear and/or outrage. They are not our friends. Let’s take some of their power back with [...]

USA Today Bestseller Vicki Hinze — A Publishing Pioneer

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard & Jay Holmes     Vicki Hinze can write anything. She has several popular series from romantic suspense to military thrillers to Christian fiction and non-fiction books on the writing craft. [...]

Outrage and a Grain of Salt–NSC, Bannon, and The Washington Post

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard The Unholy Threesome of Big Media, Big Politics, and Big Business is never happier than when the public is outraged. Outrage means profits. Outrage means political steam. Outrage means the propaganda of foreign [...]

Annoying Relatives? Call the Spanking Santa!

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard and Jay Holmes The most wonderful stressful time of the year is upon us. Long lines, visiting relatives, and credit card bills that give bankers a warm, fuzzy feeling in their wallets. But fear not! Bayard [...]

Pilgrim on the Solitary Path

Bayard & Holmes ~Piper Bayard This is the week of the mass American pilgrimage. Thanksgiving, more than any other holiday, is the day we Americans travel home. It is the one holiday we all share, no matter what our religion. The day when [...]

Mom’s Dating Wisdom — Bonds of Crazy or Bonds of Love?

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard Everyone is a head case. The only question is whether they are a head case you can live with. ~ Mom In the first article, First Be Happy Alone, we looked at why the first step to being happy with someone else [...]

Mom’s Dating Wisdom — Be Happy Alone

Bayard & Holmes ~ Piper Bayard “Seducing someone is almost as difficult as watching ice melt, but not quite. You can do better.” ~ Mom     It’s easy to find sex. Almost all of the population wants it at any given moment [...]

Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

Bayard & Holmes ~  Jay Holmes DOUBLE CROSS, by writer-at-large and associate editor of the Times of London Ben MacIntyre, addresses one of the more complex and important intelligence operations of World War Two. It explains how the UK’s [...]