James Rosone has spent thousands of hours actually talking and interrogating real Al Qaeda terrorists. He knows what it is like to be shelled during a mortar attack, hear 122mm katyusha rockets hit nearby your building or be under fire in a Blackhawk helicopter. All of these experiences have influenced Rosone's ability to convey the realism in his stories, and Prelude to World War III is no exception. As our Author of the Day, Rosone talks about the series, reveals his secret skills and how he manages to keep his readers hooked throughout the book.
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Ellie Masters is a multi-genre writer who writes the stories she loves to read. When not writing, Ellie can be found outside, where her passion for all things outdoor reigns supreme: ATV-ing, scuba diving, hiking, and breathing fresh air are top on her list. As our Author of the Day, Masters tells us all about her novel, Finding Peace, her love for the wide-open ranger of Montana and reveals some of her secret skills.
Amazon Bestselling Author, Alexi Venice, practiced law for 28 years until the novels within her had to be indulged their freedom. Her exciting legal cases inform her writing, in addition to her adventurous spirit, which has led her to fly jets, shoot assault rifles, wake board in the Caribbean, test her strength at CrossFit and get the crap beat out of her boxing. As our Author of the Day, she chats about "Amanda's Dragonfly" - the latest book in her San Francisco Mystery series.
Ashley Franz Holzmann's first collection of horror stories, The Laws of Nature, takes readers on a psychological roller coaster ride. With Holzmann, you never know what to expect. As our Author of the Day, Holzmann chats about human nature, why he feels driven to write and talks about how he wrote The Laws of Nature when his wife was pregnant with their first child.
With flawed strong characters, characters you can relate to, Lorhainne Eckhart writes the kind of books she wants to read. She is frequently a Top 100 bestselling author in multiple genres, and her second book ever published, The Forgotten Child, is no exception.
Effie Kammenou grew up listening to stories about her mother's childhood in Athens and her experiences during WWII, and her father's tales of how his family came to America. After her mother passed away, Kammenou felt inspired to write a family saga that spans fifty years and crosses two continents. As our Author of the Day, Kammenou talks about this debut novel, Evanthia's Gift, tells us more about her family and reveals why her books also contain all kinds of interesting recipes.
When Debbie Cassidy isn't daydreaming, building new worlds or conversing with characters in her head, she likes to write Fantasy. In this genre, anything is possible and Cassidy enjoys taking everyday themes and weave them into an out-of-this-world setting. As our author of the day, she tells us all about it.
Timothy Ellis constantly battles with his cat for possession of his desk chair, Daleks do guard duty, and he keeps his sonic screwdriver next to his Lightsaber and wand. When he set out to write Hero at Large, he made the decision to incorporate the three main loves of his life into the book: Space Opera, spirituality without religion and cats. As our author of the day, Ellis tells us exactly what went into the creation of this epic book and reveals his secret skills.
Award-winning, contemporary romance author Lyz Kelley lives in a small community in Colorado with her husband and several four-legged family members. Her Elkridge Series consists of 6 stand-alone love stories, with a puzzle interwoven between them. Her latest book, Rescued, brings it all together, and was inspired by a real-life love story. As our Author of the Day, Kelley talks about what makes Thad and Karly such a great couple, chats about the book and reveals some secrets.
Upon the passing of Mark Yarnell, legendary public speaker, network marketer and best-selling author, his daughter, Amy Yarnell Carter, decided to write a book about him. She realized that it was her responsibility to teach others why and how Mark Yarnell lived an extraordinary life so that they too could reap the rewards of high-performance decision making. As our Author of the Day, Yarnell tells us what it was like to have Mark Yarnell as a father, talks about the importance about everyday decisions in life and chats about her book, The Yarnell7.
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