• 01:00

    Indie Books #74 (Steve Lundin)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 


    Author Steve Lundin joins me this week to talk about his novel: The Manipulator and more.


    The Manipulator is a satirical techno-noir business thriller about advertising, greed, and the out-of-control edge of a media addicted culture. It's a darkly humorous and prophetic look at the evil twins of marketing and communications just a few years over the horizon, when master media manipulators will insidiously shape almost every aspect of our programmed and highly regulated world. Powered by an authentic perspective, The Manipulator is a fast moving, snarky action packed story that will keep you turning pages while you should be working!


    Lundin has translated his 25 years of experience working with hundreds of clients into the ultimate business novel. His own award winning over-the-top campaigns provided an authentic voice for book for a story that could only be written by someone who has worn the suit. 


    For more information about Steve Lundin:


    http://www.stevelundin.com/


    http://www.amazon.com/Steve-Lundin/e/B00LLHK9TS


    http://bigfrontier.org/


    https://www.facebook.com/BIGfrontier

  • 01:02

    Indie Books #75 (Martin Roy Hill)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 


    Author Martin Roy Hill joins me this week to talk about his books, including: Eden, Empty Places, The Killing Depths & Duty. 


    From his most recent release - Eden: A Sci-Fi Novella


    "If this is Paradise, how bad could Hell be?" A sandstorm uncovers a long buried secret in the Iraqi desert, an ancient Sumerian temple dating back at least 6,000 years to the beginning of civilization. An American army patrol sent to investigate the ruins is trapped inside the temple’s eroded walls, first by an insurgent ambush then by another, even more powerful sandstorm. When an enemy mortar shell blasts an opening into a hidden burial chamber, Captain Adam Cadman and his soldiers take refuge deep in the ruins. What they find hidden inside threatens to destroy every belief about the beginnings of mankind—as well as modern society as we know it.


    For more information about Martin Roy Hill and his books:


    http://www.amazon.com/Martin-Roy-Hill/e/B009FMHAR0


    http://www.martinroyhill.com

  • 01:01

    Indie Books #72 (D.D. Lanz)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 


    Author D.D. Lanz joins me this week to talk about his novel: Going, Going, Gone: A Journey to the Hereafter and more.


    About the book:


    John Janne has a good life--a thriving law practice, a wonderful family. But when Janne is diagnosed with stage four lung cancer and given six months to live, everything changes. Stunned, John wonders about his course of action, particularly about how to tell his family--they'd been after him for years to quit smoking. Rather than putting his family through the agony of watching him die a painful death, he will take his own life.


    But suicide presents problems--how to do it so that his family doesn't wonder what went wrong in his life and blame themselves for his death. No, it will need to seem an accident. He decides on a canoe trip in northern Minnesota's Boundary Waters where he will drown his diseased lungs.


    Lanz's Going, Going, Gone is more than a novel about a man's plan to end his life. It is a philosophical walk through discoveries about death--and afterlife. The book would be of interest to atheist, agnostics, and Christians struggling with their faith.


    For more information about D.D. Lanz and his book:


    http://ddlanz.com


    http://www.amazon.com/Going-Gone-Journey-Hereafter-Novel/dp/1626527822


    http://sunthisweek.com/2014/10/24/eagan-author-explores-the-hereafter-in-new-book/

  • 00:40

    WebbWeaver Books Proudly Presents: Author Frank Lankaster

    in Books

    TIM CONNOR HITS TROUBLE~


      Tim Connor Hits Trouble defies conventional genres. It is funny, occasionally violent, intelligent, controversial and full of sexual twists and turns. We meet Tim Connor just as his marriage hits the rocks and as he is about to 'escape' to a new job in the Social Science Department at Wash University. Far from finding tranquillity, Tim 'hits trouble' in Wash both personally and at work. Now 'on the loose' he has several interesting and 'unusual' encounters with women. At work, Tim finds himself drawn into a conflict between an old rebel academic, Henry Jones, and the ambitious Head of Faculty, Howard Swankie that culminates in a tense and dramatic climax. Within the novel's lively narrative, characters argue, sometimes angrily, over the direction of contemporary higher education - making this a relevant as well as a gripping and highly enjoyable novel.

  • 00:54

    Indie Books #71 (Rob Sinclair)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 


    Author Rob Sinclair joins me this week to talk about his novel: Dance WithThe Enemy and more. 


    Carl Logan was the perfect agent. A loner. No real friends or family. Trained to deal with any situation with cold efficiency, devoid of emotion.


    But Logan isn’t the man he used to be, or the asset he once was. Five months ago his life changed forever when he was captured, tortured and left for dead by Youssef Selim, one of the world’s most violent terrorists.


    When Selim mysteriously reappears in Paris, linked to the kidnapping of America’s Attorney General, Logan smells his chance for revenge.


    Pursuing his man relentlessly, oblivious to the growing trail of destruction that he leaves in his wake, Logan delves increasingly deep into the web of lies and deceit surrounding the kidnapping.


    Finally, he comes to learn just what it means to Dance with the Enemy.


    For more information about Rob Sinclair and his books:


    http://www.amazon.com/Rob-Sinclair/e/B00LFXNU76


    http://www.robsinclairauthor.com/

  • 00:40

    WebbWeaver Books Proudly Presents: Author Lorraine Pestell

    in Books

    A Life Singular - Part One


      The first of a six-part novel serial, "A Life Singular" continues the story of a successful celebrity writing his autobiography after the tragic loss of his wife. In essence a love story, "A Life Singular" is about dealing with mental illness, the choices we make between right and wrong, and how the one affects the other.

      What do you do when you lose the one who gave your life meaning? You write about it. You tell the world how amazing it is to love and be loved by someone so special, what love helps you achieve and how it makes you stronger.

      Jeff Diamond had built a life of influence, adulation and wealth by making the right choices for the right reasons. He lived by the law of reciprocity, a lesson learned on the streets as a teenager with nothing but an unquenchable thirst for knowledge. Plagued by the scars of a violent childhood, he created his vision and fought for it. And once he no longer needed to fight for himself, he fought for others.

      Yet when Jeff’s dream girl was taken from him and their children by the ignorant act of a jealous misfit from his own home town, the millionnaire realised just how far he had come. Why had he succeeded when so many like him fail? It wasn’t complicated. The secret lay in the endless pursuit of love and wisdom; life’s two magic ingredients. Now Lynn was gone, he resolved to use his remaining days to account for their life in a way that would inspire young people to make his type of choice rather than García’s.

      Then after their story was written, he would be free to go after her, to begin the whole incredible journey over again.

      Everyone has a life singular. One. Unique. Extraordinary.

  • 01:04

    Indie Books #73 (Michael D. McGranahan)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 


    Author Michael D. McGranahan joins me this week to talk about his novel: Silver Kings & Sons of Bitches and more.


    Young financier William Ralston, heartbroken at the death of his fiancée, Louisa Thorn,
    moves to San Francisco five years after the gold rush. She, the granddaughter of 
    Cornelius Vanderbilt, was to help Ralston transform the squalid gold rush town into a 
    beautiful city. Now, Ralston will build the city on his own, but in her memory. The 
    Comstock Lode is discovered and Ralston’s quixotic dream appears plausible: he will 
    funnel its riches into San Francisco. Other men, however, have their own plans for the 
    prolific silver mines, including Prussian immigrant Adolph Sutro. A decade-long battle 
    ensues, and the fate of Ralston’s city hangs in the balance.


    http://www.mdmcgranahan.com/


    http://www.amazon.com/Silver-Kings-Sons-Bitches-Novel-ebook/dp/B00KX9XBW2

  • 01:11

    Indie Books Show #70 (Nick Brown)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 
    Author Nick Brown joins me this week to talk about his novel: The Dead Travel Fast as well as his other books.  
    When archaeologist Steve Watkins fled to the Greek island of Samos to escape the horror he’d unearthed at Skendleby, he’d hoped to have found refuge. But the ancient terror that had spawned at Skendleby was waiting for him. Across the island an enigmatic and haunted detective, Theodrakis, is baffled by a series of brutal ritual killings infecting the island like a plague and spreading violent anarchy. Now the fates of these two men will be drawn together; against a backdrop of mayhem, fire and violence they begin to uncover the horrifying cosmic significance of this most ancient evil.
    For more information about Nick Brown and his books:
    http://www.nickbrownbooks.com/
    http://www.amazon.com/Nick-Brown/e/B00FOM9E1A
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nick-Brown/e/B00FOM9E1A

  • 00:59

    Indie Books Show #69 (Julian Moss)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 
    Author Julian Moss joins me this week to talk about his World War I Novel: Not In The Hands of Boys
    With dreams of becoming a success in the financial world, twenty-year-old Dai Bowen leaves his small Welsh village to seek a career as a banker in London. When World War I breaks out and the banks are forced to close, Dai enlists in the army, hoping that the war will be over before he is ever called to fight. However, Dai soon finds himself marching to the treacherous front lines in Belgium and battling the Germans in brutal trench warfare. Back in Wales, Dai's girlfriend, Gwyneth Hughes, envisions a future of marriage and children when he returns. When calamity forces her to flee the village, she embarks on a rocky journey that leads her to England, where she finds work in a munitions factory. Although the couple exchange letters during their separation, both Dai and Gwyneth harbor deep secrets as they try to navigate the harsh uncertainties of wartime. Woven into the story is the life of twenty-five-year-old Adolf Hitler from an artist in Munich to infantryman and eventually dispatch runner in the Bavarian Army. What Passing Bells details the horrors of trench warfare and hand-to-hand combat, illustrating how the ripples of conflict touch the lives of families, loved ones and brothers-in-arms. It is a story of innocence lost but insight gained, leaving readers to question the role fate plays in shaping our lives, and to rethink how we define our enemies and ourselves.
    For more info:
    http://www.julianmoss.com
    http://www.amazon.com/Not-Hands-Boys-Julian-Moss/dp/1941265057/
     

  • 00:31

    WebbWeaver Books Proudly Presents: Author Beatrice Hitchman

    in Books

    http://www.beatricehitchman.com


    PETITE MORT~


      …A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1913 at the Pathé studio, before it was seen even by its director. A lowly seamstress, who makes the costumes she should be wearing, but believes her talent – and the secret she keeps too – will soon get her a dressing room of her own.


      A beautiful house in Paris, with a curving staircase, a lake, and locked rooms. A famous – and dashing – creator of spectacular cinematic illusions, husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios. All fit together, like scenes in a movie. And as you will see, this plot has a twist we beg you not to disclose…


      Published by Serpent’s Tail, 2013


    ‘There’s a touch of Angela Carter about Beatrice Hitchman’s beguiling debut…complex and cerebral, Petite Mort is softened by beautifully drawn characters, lightly drizzled period detail and an abiding suspicion that love and cinema might be part of the same illusion…’


    - The Guardian

  • 01:05

    Indie Books Show #68 (B. P. Gallucci)

    in Books

    Tune in and join me as I welcome this week's guest. 
    Author B.P. Gallucci joins me this week to talk about his psychological thriller: Lexus Sam
    A man, nameless, wakes up in Manhattan in a stranger's apartment with few memories of who he is. He remembers a life in California and the love of a girl named Sarah—memories that don’t match the life he now finds himself in. Losing hold of what he can say for certain about his life, he turns to a doctor who claims he can help recover more memories through hypnotic regression. But when the sessions start to blur the line between what has happened in his past and what merely could have happened, and memories of the past start to occur in the present, his journey to find his past becomes a fight to stay himself and retain his future. "Gallucci builds a remarkable amount of tension in seemingly banal scenes, layering images and psychological states that at times perfectly recreate Lexus’ mind.... A visceral, ambitious debut." – Kirkus Reviews
    Tune in Friday at11AM EST or listen to the archive.
    For more information about B.P. Gallucci:
    http://www.amazon.com/Lexus-Sam-Bp-Gallucci/dp/1771800445
    http://bpgallucci.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/BPGallucci

Results Per Page: 12 | 24 | 48

Join Host Live Chats

Loading...
Loading...