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Halli Lilburn always dreamed of being a published author and SHIFTERS is her first novel.
"hile coping with classes and crushes at an elite private school that has a 'big brother' approach to surveillance and implants strange I.D. tags under each student's skin, Lina Pawlak discovers that students are disappearing. A government agency, Special Force, is creating a superior race of humans by weeding out those with “corrupt” DNA."
Halli was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She currently resides on a small farm somewhere in southern Alberta with her mountain man husband and three genius children. She enjoys painting, singing, sewing and working at the local library.
Halli Lilburn always dreamed of being a published author and SHIFTERS is her first novel.
Reality shifting could destroy Lina's life—or help her overthrow a government conspiracy…
While coping with classes and crushes at an elite private school that has a 'big brother' approach to surveillance and implants strange I.D. tags under each student's skin, Lina Pawlak discovers that students are disappearing. A government agency, Special Force, is creating a superior race of humans by weeding out those with “corrupt” DNA.
Lina yearns to be a normal teenage girl, though she's anything but "normal." She's a shifter, and her realities are about to multiply. Shifting from one reality to the next, she clings to sanity, tries to prevent a mass genocide and deals with a reoccurring dilemma—she can’t save everyone in every reality.
Wednesday, July 23, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show airs a 90 minute special INSIDE THE IVORY TRADE: IS IT TOO LATE TO SAVE THE ELEPHANT? Joining in the conversation are some of the top voices of the subject: Iain Douglas-Hamilton, Grace Ge Gabriel, Andrea Turkalo, Dr. Ron Orenstein,
In 1993, Iain Douglas-Hamilton founded the organization Save the Elephants. A zoologist, he is the recipient of the 2010 Indianapolis Prize for his work on elephant conservation. His chief research interest is to understand elephant choices by studying their movements. He is a frequent keynote speaker at the annual Wildlife Conservation Network expo.
Dr. Ron Orenstein is the author of Ivory, Horn and Blood: Behind the Elephant and Rhinoceros Poaching Crisis. Since 1987, Dr. Orenstein has been an observer at meetings of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). He was one of the engineers of the compromise amendment that led to an international ivory ban.
Field biologist Andrea Turkalo of The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has been called “The Elephant Whisperer.” She is the world's leading expert on forest elephants, working tirelessly to map the sometimes inaudible, language of elephants, in an effort to put to together the world's first elephant dictionary.
A native of China, Grace Ge Gabriel is a driving force behind the International Fund for Animal Welfare China (IFAW) and has worked tirelessly to alleviate human-elephant conflicts and raise conservation awareness in the country that stands at the heart of the “blood ivory” illicit trade.
An important conversation you won’t want to miss “Blood Ivory and the Fate of the World’s Elephants” on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, July 23, 3 pm ET. Tune in live online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Sunday, July 20, 8 pm ET The Best of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show brings you Celebrity Chef and author of a delicious, joyride of a memoir No Experience Necessary: The Culinary Odyssey of Chef Norman Van Aken. Norman Van Aken is known as the founding father of New World Cuisine, a celebration of Latin, Caribbean, Asian, African, and American flavors. He is also known internationally for introducing the concept of “Fusion” to the culinary world. The only Floridian inducted into the prestigious James Beard list of “Who’s Who in American Food and Beverage,” his restaurant, Norman’s, was nominated as a finalist for the James Beard Foundation’s “Best Restaurant in America.” He has also been a James Beard Foundation semi-finalist for “Best Chef in America.” Van Aken has published five cookbooks: Feast of Sunlight, The Exotic Fruit Book, Norman’s New World Cuisine, New World Kitchen, and My Key West Kitchen. No Experience Necessary spans twenty-plus years of the culinary renegade and pioneering restaurateur’s career, offering a uniquely personal, highly-entertaining under-the-tablecloth view of the high stakes world of American cuisine, told with wit, insight, and great affection by a natural storyteller. With an abundance of marquee names, incuding Emerill Lagasse, Tennessee Williams, Jimmy Buffet and Julia Child, Van Aken's memoir is as byzantine as a Russian novel but lots more fun.
Wednesday, July 16, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is pleased to welcome to The Halli Casser-Jayne Show the author named Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America and the rare winner of two Edgar Awards, American treasure James Lee Burke, and New York Times and international bestseller thriller writer Andrew Gross.
James Lee Burke is the author of thirty-four novel and two collections of short stories, including New York Times bestsellers Light of the World and The Tin Roof Blowdown. Three of his novels have been made into motion pictures. His latest book, Wayfaring Stranger is James Lee Burke at his best, the story of a young boy’s chance encounter with Bonnie and Clyde that would shape his family’s fate for decades to come – a sprawling thriller that crosses continents and decades of American history.
Andrew Gross is the author of the New York Times and international bestsellers No Way Back, 15 Seconds, Eyes Wide Open, and many more. He is also coauthor of five number one bestsellers with James Patterson, including Judge & Jury and Lifeguard. His latest blockbuster is Everything to Lose, the story of a determined mother who becomes entangled in a murderous conspiracy to keep a twenty-year-old secret buried. A blistering thriller, Everything to Lose is a book only the talented Andrew Gross could write.
A conversation with two of the great mystery writers of our day, the incomparable James Lee Burke and the gifted Andrew Gross on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, July 16, 3 pm ET. Tune in live online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Wednesday, July 9, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show explores The “F” Word, What’s So Wonderful About Feeling Good? Joining the discussion are Oliver Burkeman the author of The Antidote: Happiness for People Who Can’t Stand Positive Thinking and Tina Gilbertson, author of Constructive Wallowing: How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them. Tune in for the answers online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Oliver Burkeman is a British journalist for the British newspaper The Guardian. He is a winner of the Foreign Press Association's Young Journalist of the Year award, and was short listed for the Orwell Prize in 2006. He writes a popular weekly column on psychology, This Column Will Change Your Life, and has reported from London, Washington and New York. He holds a degree from Christ's College, Cambridge.
Tina Gilbertson holds a master’s degree in Counseling Psychology and is a licensed mental health counselor. In addition to working with adults one-on-one, she teaches assertiveness and self-esteem workshops and classes on goal-setting, decision-making, overcoming anxiety and finding the right career. She has written feature articles on emotional intelligence and health for Portland’s Natural Awakenings magazine. She contributes wisdom as a self-esteem expert for online therapist directory GoodTherapy.org.
A conversation about The “F” Word: What’s So Wonderful About Feeling Good with Oliver Burkeman and Tina Gilbertson on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, July 9, 3 pm ET. Tune in live online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Wednesday, July 2, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is stepping inside the boxing arena with Boxing: An Inside Look at the Sport of Kings. Move over HBO Pay Per View. That’s right, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is loaning you, free, a ringside seat as we explore the world of championship boxing. Joining the show is Jay R. Tunney, the son of legendary boxer Gene Tunney who will talk about his book The Prizefighter and the Playwright, which chronicles the unlikely friendship between the champion boxer and world famous playwright George Bernard Shaw in a book that offers extraordinary insight into the World of Boxing Champions – and even tells a love story! Also on the show is retired Light Heavyweight Champion, Glen Johnson, nicknamed “The Gentleman and the Road Warrior.” Rounding out the hour a conversation with Rick Encinosa an author and boxing historian, considered one of the top ten boxing authorities worldwide. It’s going to be a knockout of a show, promise. So sit back and enjoy your ringside seats to The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Talk Radio for Fine Minds and Sports Lovers.
A conversation with Gene Tunney’s son, Jay R. Tunney author of The Prizefighter and the Playwright, Light heavyweight Champ Glen Johnson and boxing historian and writer Rick Encinosa on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, July 2, 3 pm ET. Tune in live online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.
Wednesday, June 25, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show takes to the air with two former members of the U.S. Air Force: legendary U.S. fighter pilot and New York Times bestselling author Dan Hampton and former U.S. Air Force captain and superstar author of 24-bestselling action-adventure “techno-thriller” novels, Dale Brown.
U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Dan Hampton flew 151 combat missions during his twenty years in the USAF. For his service in the IRAQ War, Kosovo conflict, and first Gulf War, Col. Hampton received four Distinguished Flying Crosses with valor, a Purple Heart, eight Air Medals with Valor, five Meritorious Service Medals, and numerous other citations. He is a graduate of the elite USAF Fighter Weapons School, USN Top Gun School, and USAF Special Operations School. Hampton was named his squadron’s Instructor Pilot of the Year six times and pioneered air-combat tactics that are now standard. A graduate of Texas A&M University, he has published numerous articles. Col. Hampton’s latest book is Lords of the Sky, a literate overview of 20th century warfare and the development of the fighter plane told as only a former fighter pilot can tell.
Born in Buffalo, New York, a graduate from Penn State University, former U.S. Air Force captain Dale Brown was a navigator-bombardier in the B-52G Stratofortress heavy bomber and the FB-111A supersonic medium bomber. He is the recipient of several military decorations and awards including the Air Force Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster. Now the superstar author of 24 best-selling action-adventure “techno-thriller” novels including A Time for Patriots and Tiger’s Claw is out with his 25th novel, Starfire.
A conversation with flyboys and authors Dan Hampton and Dale Brown about their writing, about flying, about the future of war and modern aviation on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.
True crimes is the subject of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 18, 3 pm ET when Halli talks with Gary L. Steward author of The Most Dangerous Animal of All: Searching for My Father…and Finding the Zodiac Killer and Dr. Anne Speckhard, author of Fetal Abduction, The True Story of Multiple Personalities and Murder.
An explosive and historic book of true crime, The Most Dangerous Animal of All: Searching for My Father…and Finding the Zodiac Killer by Gary L. Steward is an emotionally powerful and revelatory memoir of a man whose decade-long search for his biological father led to a chilling discovery: his father was one of the most notorious, and still-wanted serial killers in America. In a chilling psychological profile of Stewart’s father, the questions that have surrounded the case for 50 years are answered in a riveting narrative.
In Fetal Abduction, The True Story of Multiple Personalities and Murder Dr. Anne Speckhard, Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Georgetown University Medical School who has served on such high-profile cases, including that of Lorena Bobbit, tells the story of Annette Morales Rodriquez, a hard-working single mother of three. and also the story of Lara, a psychopathic killer who abducted another woman’s fetus, killing both mother and baby. Unbeknownst to Annette, Lara is a part of her: a dissociative identity formed to help Annette deal with the sexual abuse she endured as a child.
A serial killer and a psychopathic killer suffering from multiple personality disorder -- true crimes with authors Gary L. Steward and Dr. Anne Speckhard on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.
Wyatt Earp, The Clanton Brothers, Doc Holiday, The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Tombstone, Arizona and the U.S. Marshals Service are woven into the mythology of the American Wild West. Wednesday, June 11, 3 pm ET, The Halli Casser-Jayne Show is taking a look inside America’s most storied law enforcement agency with a descendent of Marshall Wyatt Earp, Mike Earp. And we’ll be traveling to Tombstone, Arizona, site of the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral to talk with some of the current residents of Tombstone talking to men who are keeping the legends of the wild, wild west alive, including Terry “Ike” Clanton, descendant of the Clantons, Kenn Barrett, the former City Marshal and Chief of Police, and Stephen Keith, known all over town as Doc Holliday.
In his new book U.S. Marshals, Mike Earp, who retired as the third-highest-ranking official in the service, tells the thrilling inside story of today’s U.S. marshals -- America’s oldest law enforcement agency, established in 1789 by George Washington. Giving a detailed account of its colorful history, Earp brings the past to the present in a revealing account of what few people realize is a three decades transformation of the entire structure of law enforcement in America.
Tombstone, Arizona is a historic western city in Cochise County, Arizona, founded in 1879 by Ed Schieffelin in what was then Pima County, Arizona Territory. It was one of the last wide-open frontier boomtowns in the American Old West and the site of the famous Gunfight at the OK Corral fought October 26, 1881 between the outlaw cowboys Billy Claiborne, Ike and Billy Clanton, and Tom and Frank McLaury, and the opposing town Marshal Virgil Earp and his brothers Assistant Town Marshal Morgan and temporary lawman Wyatt, aided by Doc Holliday designated as a temporary marshal by Virgil. Twenty four seconds and 30 shots later, Billy Clanton, Tom and Frank McLaury were mortally wounded.
Controversy comes to The Halli Casser-Jayne Show when Nonie Darwish, director of Former Muslims United and Arabs for Israel joins Halli for the hour Wednesday, June 4, 3 pm ET. Tune in online at http://bit.ly/U4EEMd.
Nonie Darwish’s personal story will astound. The daughter of a martyr, she turned against Islam, became a Christian, moved to the United States and has earned her place as one of the leading voices fighting to warn the world of the dangers she believes it faces in its fight against radical Islam.
She is the author of numerous books, including Now They Call Me Infidel, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, and The Devil We Don’t Know. She studied sociology and anthropology at the American University in Cairo. From there she worked as an editor and translator for the Middle East News Agency until she emigrated to the United States.
Following the September 11th attacks, Darwish began writing columns critical of Islamic jihad and extremism, attacking the silence of moderate Muslims.
She is a senior Fellow at the Center for Security Policy. She has spoken at numerous universities, including Harvard, Yale and Oxford, as well as at the British House of Lords and the European Parliament. She has been published in the Guardian, Wall Street Journal and has appeared on CNN, FOX, BBC and more.
Nonie Darwish discusses the evils of Islam on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, June 4, 3 pm ET. Tune in online at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.