George Le Beau grew up in the projects of Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Born in January 1946 to Leo & Alice Le Beau he was introudced to his French Canadian/Iroquois heritage ... Read full author bio >
"A teenager develops a talent for killing, both in and out of the Army, in this riveting Vietnam-era thriller.
Rick Fountaine, 15, flees Connecticut after murdering the family that abused him and his mother. In Chicago, he finds a job and friends, but death follows him. He kills again—in self-defense, but no matter. He moves on to Peoria, then to Texas, then to California. His fake IDs catch up with him: Because he has pretended to be older than he is, he is drafted. Posted first to Texas, his platoon is shipped out to Vietnam. There he excels. His talents for finding the right way through the jungle and spotting ambushes—perhaps, he thinks, something innate from his Native American heritage—make him no friends with his commanding officer, but others appreciate him, including the CIA. He goes on a black-ops mission, providing critical covering fire for his team. Wounded on what was supposed to be a safe patrol, he is discharged. He connects with an old Army buddy and finds that there is a civilian demand for a man with his skills. He joins a team of fellow veterans working as “independent contractors” and soon finds himself pitted against embezzlers, high-end art thieves and Chinese drug smugglers. First-time author Le Beau has delivered a potent mixture of teen rebellion and true-to-life combat. Enormously compelling, this book doesn’t let you put it down. Le Beau, a Vietnam veteran, realistically depicts jungle patrols and firefights like no other.
A fast-paced, rewarding read whose combat realism is extraordinary."
Dr Peter J Quesenberry is the Paul Calabresi, MD Professor of Oncology and Director of Hematology/Oncology Research at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, RI ... Read full author bio >
"The best plotlines are gruesome and/or tense: the various plots against Joe; a caretaker who fears for his life; and a couple of surprising deaths. And the revelation of the mysterious logbook’s contents may shock more than a few readers."
Randall Reneau is the author of five novels, including Diamond Fields, a Royal Dragonfly Book Awards grand prize winner, and Deadly Lode, a Richard Boes award-winner. He is also a ... Read full author bio >
A native of Boston and a writer since high school, Derik Cavignano currently lives in Florida with his wife and two children. He enjoys writing character-driven stories in a variety ... Read full author bio >
"…Cavignano brings wonderful characterization of people and places to his lightning-paced fantasy thriller … Boston neighborhoods are impeccably portrayed… A gleefully hard-boiled urban fantasy that lights up Boston’s mean streets."
After an extensive business career, from the military to industry to Wall Street, and then onto businesses of his own, Tom Balderston has retired and now writes. He is a ... Read full author bio >
"This sprawling historical novel has an explosive concept.... book begins in fairly familiar Da Vinci Code territory. Radically different in several key ways that, if verified and published, would be revolutionary....(it) could provoke 'a battle for control of the Muslim world.' ...A textured, intriguing novel about a world-changing holy book."
Executive Producer of Lost Highway Films, author Marc Rosenberg has spent three decades in the film industry. His television & film production company, Lost Highway Films specializes in Commercials, Digital Content ... Read full author bio >
"Rosenberg largely manages to keep the complex plot cohesive. The action moves quickly, and the prose is confident… it musters brevity and grit… A thriller with abundant style…"
Gustavo Florentin was born in Queens, New York and received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from the Polytechnic University of New York. He spent a decade in the ... Read full author bio >
"A fierce thriller that doesn't offer many chances to catch a breath."
Resi Cibabene writes historical thrillers. In her mother tongue - Italian - she has already published six novels, plus a historical essay. For many years she has been in the board of ... Read full author bio >
"The intriguing Italian setting, rife with equal amounts of beautiful scenery and political upheaval...will keep readers engaged"
Connell J. J. Chambers, poet, was born in Dublin, Ireland into a family where literature and poetry were an important part of daily life and where he honed his passion ... Read full author bio >
". . . a harrowing account of a two-year trial with an obsessed, predatory stalker. . . Alarming and unsettling; readers should brace themselves for a riveting chronicle of extreme psychopathic illness-and lock their doors."
Dan Ford was born in Hancock New York in November of 1937. He served in the U.S. Air Force as a meteorological observer, from 1954 through 1958 and traveled ... Read full author bio >
"Ford smoothly unfurls the story, though readers may find the book’s opening third a bit meandering. Once the action picks up, however, the book becomes a thoughtful and involving read, part philosophical discussion, part Tim LaHaye–style spiritual thriller."
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