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  • 01:01

    Face to Face in a Virtual World: How to Take Your Career to a Whole Other Realm

    in Books

    Have we forgotten the power of word-of-mouth, or did we never understand it in the first place? Three luminaries of the book world share their unique expertise on where to go to find people who are talking about books. Suspense novelist Jenny Milchman spent 14 months on the road on what Shelf Awareness calls "the world's longest book tour," and moderates this conversation about the role of the bookseller, how conferences can enable emerging writers to get their first break, and how to truly connect with readers.

    KJ Howe has the honor of winning three Daphne du Maurier awards. She is also the Executive Director of ThrillerFest, International Thriller Writers' annual conference, which takes place at in NYC every July.

    Wanda Jewell has served for 25 years as the executive director of the Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance (SIBA), and also worked in publishing for 42 years, including a stint as a school librarian.

    Clay Stafford is an author, screenwriter, filmmaker, and music composer, who has sold over 1.5 million copies of his children’s adaptations. He is also the founder of Killer Nashville and publisher/editor-in-chief of Killer Nashville Magazine.

    We can Tweet or post a status update in no time. Connecting face-to-face takes longer. On September 30th at 8 pm Eastern, find out why it's worth every minute.

  • Beyond The Cover continues with Thriller Fest Interviews

    in Books

    Tonight on Beyond the Cover we play the last interviews from Thriller Fest. Hank Phillippi Ryan, Jamie Freveletti and Robert Wilson. All of the authors bring you a very unique perspective of Thriller Fest and some behind the scenes action into their writing and of course their latest book. Come and relax with Jeff Ayers and John Raab as they bring you the very best author interviews, reviews, industry news and much more, only on Beyond The Cover. 

    Beyond the Cover is a show on the Suspense Radio Network. Check out www.suspenseradionetwork.com for more information on this show and all the shows we have playing.  There is something for everyone and beyond.

  • 01:00

    Beyond the Cover with special guest Kimberley Howe

    in Books

    Beyond the Cover is brought to you by the Suspense Radio Network and hosted by John Raab and Jeff Ayers.  

    Tonight's guest will include Exective Director of Thriller Fest Kimberley Howe. Don't miss any of the action as we give some book reviews and talk about what is going on in the industry and how to get you reviwed or published.

    Kimberley Howe:

    Kimberley Howe is the Executive Director of ThrillerFest, the annual conference for the International Thriller Writers, and she has the honor of winning three Daphne du Maurier awards for excellence in mystery and suspense.  A medical, health, and fitness writer, she also has a Master’s in Writing Popular Fiction from Seton Hill University.   Travel and adventure fuel her imagination.  She has been cage-diving with Great White sharks in South Africa, raced camels in Jordan, zip-lined in Costa Rica, and interacted with elephants in Botswana.  Home is Toronto, Canada, but she is often missing in action.


  • 00:59

    Beyond the Cover with special guest - Simon Gervais

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    Beyond The Cover is back from a one week break with a very exciting guest, Simon Gervais. We will also dive into the world of books and have reviews, tips, etc. so don't miss out:

    Simon Gervais: 

    SIMON GERVAIS was born in Montréal, Québec. He joined the Canadian military as an infantry officer and was commissioned as a second lieutenant in 1997. Assigned to the Infantry School in Gagetown, New Brunswick, he received extensive training in advanced reconnaissance and small-unit tactics.

    In 2001, he became a federal agent. His first posting was in Toronto, where he served as a drug investigator. During this time, he worked on many international drug-related cases in close collaboration with his American colleagues from the DEA. However, in 2004, his career switched gears and he was placed with a federal anti-terrorism unit based in the Ottawa Region. During the following years, he was deployed in numerous European and Middle Eastern countries.

    In 2009, he became a close-protection specialist tasked with guarding foreign heads of state visiting Canada. Among many others, he served on the protection details of Queen Elizabeth II, US President Barack Obama and Chinese President, Hu Jianto.

    In 2012, Simon was transferred to his organization’s counter-surveillance unit. During the next two years, he participated in a number of intelligence gathering operations. In May 2014, he returned to his former unit to serve as a bodyguard for the American ambassador to Canada until his retirement in September 2014.

    Simon is now a full-time writer and a member of the International Thriller Writers. He has volunteered as the Security Director of ThrillerFest since 2013. His debut novel THE THIN BLACK LINE will be published by Lou Aronica at The Story Plant on April 7th, 2015. He is represented by literary agent Eric Myers of The Spieler Agency.


  • 00:31

    Reader's Entertainment Radio Presents: Steven James

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    Steven James joins me Thursday, April 2nd at 6pm EST. He is a national bestselling novelist whose award-winning, pulse-pounding novels continue to gain wide critical acclaim and a growing fan base.

    Suspense Magazine, who named James’ book The Bishop their book of the year, says that he “sets the new standard in suspense writing.” Publishers Weekly calls him a “master storyteller at the peak of his game.” And RT Book Reviews promises, “the nail-biting suspense will rivet you.”

    With a Master's Degree in Storytelling, James has taught writing and storytelling around the world and is one of the seven Master CraftFest instructors at ThrillerFest, North America's premier training event for suspense writers. 

    Respected by some of the top crime writers in the world, James deftly weaves intense stories of psychological suspense with deep philosophical insights. 


    Book Blurb

    When a clandestine FBI facility is attacked, Special Agent Patrick Bowers is drawn into the vicious, ruthless story that a killer from his past is bent on telling the world.

    Clues lead to long-forgotten secrets buried deep beneath Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina. Now Bowers is caught up in trying to stop one of the deadliest attacks ever planned on American soil.

    Smart, tense, and full of mind-bending twists and turns, Checkmate explodes onto the scene, bringing this cycle of the Bowers Files to an unforgettable conclusion.

  • 00:51

    Author Mark Rubinstein discusses "Mad Dog Justice" on Authors on the Air

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    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes author Mark Rubinstein to the show.  Mark is a practicing psychiatrist and best-selling thriller novelist from New York.  Although he always dreamed of paying for the Dodgers, his love of sports drove him to read sports fiction.  Before turning to fiction, Rubinstein coauthored five medical self-help books.  Read more about Mark on his Amazon author page at http://amzn.to/1yncdke.  Pam met Mark at Thrillerfest a few years ago and Mark has stopped by the studio every year since then. To speak with the author,  please call 347-633-9609.

    Corporate underwriting generously provided by Author Marketing Hub and Michael Lowndes. On the web at http://authormarketinghub.com and PML Media at http://pmlmedia.com.Sponsorship for tonight's program is provided by military romance author Lindsay McKenna, crime fiction author J.Carson Black and debut fiction novelist D.D. Corbitt, author of "The Amaretto", coming to a port near you!

    This is a trademarked, copyrighted podcast solely owned by the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC. On the web at http://authorsontheair.com. Follow us on Twitter @authorsontheair.



  • 00:51

    Working Thru Heartache with guest David Morrell on Empowered Living Radio

    in Self Help

    Empowered Living Radio host Tori Eldridge welcomes NYT Bestselling author David Morrell, the "Father of Rambo," to share insights on grief, marriage, panic attacks, and his book, Fireflies: A Father's Tale of Love and Loss. http://davidmorrell.net 
    Recorded at ThrillerFest http://thrillerfest.com

    Tori Eldridge is an empowerment specialist and the author of Empowered Living Expanded Edition: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Protection. http://ToriEldridge.com

    Music by Jim Kimo West http://jimkimowest.com
    Thanks to our sponsor Michael Lowndes, PML Media http://www.pmlmedia.com
    This podcast is trademarked and copyrighted by Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC http://authorsontheair.com


  • 01:08

    Staying Positive with ThrillerFest Authors on Empowered Living Radio

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    Empowered Living Radio host Tori Eldridge invites successful ThrillerFest Authors to share wisdom on Staying Positive.
    Brad Parks: http://bradparksbooks.com 
    Donald Bain: http://donaldbain.com
    J. L. Hughes
    D. P. Lyle: http://dplylemd.com
    Boyd Morrison: http://boydmorrison.com
    Raymond Benson: http://raymondbenson.com  
    J. Carson Black: http://jcarsonblack.com
    Reavis Wortham: http://reaviszwortham.com
    John Dobbyn: http://johndobbyn.com
    Tom Avitabile: http://tomavitabile.com

    Tori Eldridge: http://ToriEldridge.com

    This podcast is trademarked & copyrighted by Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC http://authorsontheair.com
    Sponsors: Michael Lowndes & PML Media: http://www.pmlmedia.com
    Music: http://jimkimowest.com

  • 01:19

    Crime Fiction author Shane Gericke joins Authors on the Air

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    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcome author/jounalist SHANE GERICKE to tonight's show.  At age 7, Santa delivered my first typewriter, a heavy, clunky, and absolutely glorious rocket ship to the moon. I’ve been writing ever since.I spent 25 years as a newspaper editor and reporter, writing about everything from football games to Liberace concerts to a bearded local nudist who ran for President.I left my guaranteed newspaper paycheck for the heady world of crime fiction..After writing two manuscripts that never did sell, I wrote Blown Away, intending it to be a little cop drama set in the suburbs of Chicago..Blown Away was named debut mystery of the year by RT Book Reviews, and hit the Barnes & Noble national bestseller list. (Later on, it became a No. 1 bestseller on Kindle.) I followed that with Cut to the Bone, then Torn Apart,  I help run the ThrillerFest literary conference in New York City and its PitchFest author-agent match program. 

    This is a copyrighted podcast of the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC and produced by Pam Stack. 


  • 00:30

    Host Kori D. Miller's Deadly Sins: A Dezeray Jackson Mini-Series

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    We're wrapping up our Thrillerfest month with our very own show host! Back Porch Writer host and author, Kori D. Miller discusses the creation of her book, Deadly Sins: A Dezeray Jackson Mini-Series. 

    Kori began publishing her essays and short stories in 2007. Since then, she's published two books. The first, My life in black and white: A book of experiences, and then Deadly Sins. She enjoys writing essays about everyday life experiences as a non-white woman in America, but also loves escapism. Chalk that up to her Gemini nature! Ms. Miller writes mysteries for middle grade and adult readers, and general ficton for children. 

    When she isn't writing, or thinking about writing, Kori spends time with her family, and is the owner of The Tea Trove.


  • 00:46

    Collaboration w/ guests Heather Graham & F Paul Wilson on Empowered Living Radio

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    Empowered Living Radio host Tori Eldridge welcomes New York Times Bestselling authors Heather Graham & F Paul Wilson to share stories and tips about the collaboration process. Between them, Heather and Paul have written about 400 novels, novellas, and short stories in just about every genre imaginable in 25 languages with over 75 million books in print! They’ve been playing music together for decades and have just co-written their first short story together for International Thriller Writers anthology, FACE OFF.
    Heather Graham: http://eheathergraham.com 
    F Paul Wilson: http://www.repairmanjack.com

    Recorded at http://thrillerfest.com 

    Tori Eldridge is the author of Empowered Living Expanded Edition: A Guide to Physical and Emotional Protection. Visit her website for information and archived podcasts. http://ToriEldridge.com

    Music by Jim Kimo West http://jimkimowest.com

    This podcast is trademarked and copyrighted by Authors on the Air Global Radio Network LLC http://authorsontheair.com

    Thanks to our sponsor Michael Lowndes and PML Media, our website professionals at http://www.pmlmedia.com