When Scott Semegran isn't drawing cartoons, brewing beer, cooking, whistling or bending metal, he enjoys writing books. Evidently readers also enjoy reading them - Semegran is a Kindle bestselling author. As our Author of the Day, Semegran tells us about his latest book, Sammie & Budgie, talks about his characters and explains why humor is excellent subterfuge for finding the truth.
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After nearly forty years working in finance, Jonathan Mark retired early to pursue his long held ambition to write novels. His first novel, The Last Messenger, is a story which evolved from a novel collecting dust in his desk drawer for over twenty years. Despite praise for the strength of his writing style, literary agents advised that there was no longer a demand for conspiracy thrillers, so Mark took the bold step to self publish. As our Author of the Day, he tells us all about The Last Messenger and the story behind it.
Ron Barak writes legal thrillers and takes pride in keeping his readers at the edge of their seats into the late hours of the night. His latest novel, The Amendment Killer, is no exception. In this book, Barak calls upon his real world legal ingenuity and skill to craft a 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution criminalizing political abuse and corruption that Constitutional scholars across the country are heralding as a highly plausible answer to the political chaos destroying the very moral fiber of the country today. As our Author of the Day, Barak tells us all about it.
Author Wilkie Martin lives in the Cotswolds and also uses this backdrop for his series of Unhuman books. Readers are transported to a close-knit, small-town community filled with quirky characters and an "unhuman" policeman. As our Author of the Day, Martin tells us about his First Ever Unhuman bundle, why he enjoys adding funny poems and puns to his writing and talks about his favorite characters.
Award-winning author Lyz Kelley is a lover of board games, gardening, and painting, a disaster in the kitchen, a compulsive neat freak, and tea snob. She loves writing about strong women who have endured challenges and the men who enrich their lives. Today is not only her birthday, she is also launching a new book in her Lonely Ridge Collection - and as our Author of the Day she tells us all about it.
Gary J. George has a deep, abiding love of the Mojave Desert - and it shows in his work. Most of his novels take place in this area and are set in the 1950s. He uses his own experience and knowledge of people to paint his scenes and characters with great detail. As our Author of the Day, George tells us more about his latest book, Deep Desert Deception.
Zan Perrion is internationally recognized as one of the most original and insightful voices on relationships and seduction in the world today. He is a firm believer that relationship games are not needed. That the art of seduction relies on truth, not pretence. As our Author of the Day, Perrion tells us more about his philosophy and his latest book, The Alabaster Girl.
C.S. Taylor is a former Marine and enjoys all things WWII, especially perfecting his dogfighting skills inside virtual cockpits. When he stumbled upon an article dealing with the Night Witches, a group of female pilots in the read Army, he was intrigued, and his research inspired his book, Nadya's War. As our Author of the Day, Taylor tells us more about what he discovered about these exceptional women and how his book ended up exploring WWII from a different viewpoint.
Matthew Rozell has a knack for engaging his audience and bringing history to life. Most recently, he has been rewarded the New York State Education Department's Yavner Teaching Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching the Holocaust and Human Rights. The Things Our Fathers Saw is a book that has been 25 years in the making. He has interviewed many WWII veteran and documented their stories and, in this book, brought them to life. As our Author of the Day, Rozell tells us all about it.
Ian Bull’s books are page-turning, action-packed thrillers that start in Hollywood, spread across California and then careen around the globe. Six Passengers, Five Parachutes is no exception - this global thriller explores the darker side of the TV industry. This book brings a lot of realism and detail thanks to the author's own experience in the industry. As our Author of the Day, Bull tells us more about how his background as a TV editor influences his work, gives us some insights into his book and reveals who his characters are based on.
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