Jay Fitzpatrick is a former Marine Assault-man with combat experience in Vietnam.
His specialty was Rockets and Demolitions.
After graduating from college, where he majored in architecture, Jay went on ... Read full author bio >
"Fitzpatrick’s debut political thriller untangles the depths of government corruption in the event of a terrorist attack on the United States’ major cities.
Tommy Burk, a Vietnam veteran and general tough guy, gets pulled into the thick of a terrorist attack when he gets called in by his old commander, New York City’s Police Commissioner Riley. As the American Muslim Brotherhood sets forest fires across America, three ticking bombs also imminently threaten New York, Chicago and LA-that is, until Burk proves them duds. This revelation embarrasses an inept, crooked federal government, led by the fumbling President Hilton, who quickly tries to frame Burk as the villain despite his heroic deeds. By the time the fiendish vice president orders a 9/11-esque attack on a Saudi skyscraper and then pays the fatal price for his actions, the government has really lost control. After repeatedly escaping capture and even death, Burk, Riley and their newfound ally, reporter Kelly Sullivan, become real heroes. Fitzpatrick’s fast-paced narrative is full of sharp turns, many of which are charmingly unbelievable…."
J.M. Erickson earned his bachelor's degree from Boston College, majoring in psychology and sociology, masters degree from Simmons School of Social Work, and post-graduate certification program in psychological ... Read full author bio >
"A gripping story featuring well-constructed characters, poignant moral dilemmas and a chillingly realistic dystopian future."
Malibu resident Kurt Kamm has used his contact with CalFire, Los Angeles County and Ventura County Fire Departments, and the ATF, as well as his experience in several ... Read full author bio >
"Code Blood - A disturbing fictional trip to the dark underside of Los Angeles life…An assured, very memorable LA thriller, with an appealing hero readers will want to meet again.
One Foot in the Black - A determined loner battles both California wildfires and memories of a difficult childhood… A turbulent, thoughtful story of putting out fires, both personal and professional."
“After earning an MD degree at Creighton University School of Medicine, and completing a medical internship, my wife Alyce, and our first born child Geri, joined the Navy. I served ... Read full author bio >
"...A compelling medical drama, written in taut prose, that addresses with tact, humor, poignancy and sophistication the question of what individuals in desperate circumstances owe to each other."
Alan A. Winter is one of those richly gifted people who is able to accomplish a lot and do it well. He wears many hats: novelist, lecturer, teacher, entrepreneur, and ... Read full author bio >
"Winter’s (Someone Else’s Son, 2013) tense, tightly plotted novel opens with an exceptionally effective dramatic hook: Two men—one Christian, one Muslim—perch in hidden spots on rooftops above Jerusalem’s Western Wall, patiently waiting for an elaborate ceremony to start."
Foley Western began her career as a librarian straight from university. She was inspired to write books through her love of reading and extensive travelling. Married with two sons, Foley ... Read full author bio >
"An emphatic, sensible mix of romance and action.- KIRKUS"
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A. F. Ebbers, a journalism graduate of Ohio University was a reporter/writer for major newspapers, ad agencies, and in public relations for Cessna Aircraft Company ... Read full author bio >
"The author writes with breezy energy and is consistently at his best when describing scenes of suspenseful intrigue. Frank and his wife Nicole, emerge as a heroic pair. . . Whether they’re skirting imminent danger at the hands of marauding villains or devising schemes to outsmart the doggedly persistent killers, these two steal the show. Spirited, readable debut with extra points for plot and pacing."
Van R. Mayhall, Jr., is the senior partner in the Baton Rouge office and is a former Chairman of the firm’s Executive Committee having served six years in such ... Read full author bio >
"A linguistics professor’s inherited relic sets an arms dealer on her trail in Mayhall’s debut religious thriller. The conversations are weighty but never burdensome thanks to thriller genre conventions: a formidable villain with a penchant for taking artifacts that aren’t his; a murder, a kidnapping and a face-to-face showdown; and lots of suspense—indeed, simply opening the jar takes quite some time. The brilliantly open ending steers clear of definitive answers but provides adequate closure. A solid thriller with an invigorating religious theme."
Before his sudden death in 1999, Christopher Harris -- Chris -- was a beloved and highly respected teacher of English and creative writing at Wheaton North High School near Chicago, where he ... Read full author bio >
"A taught tech-thriller that chronicles the romantic bonding of two heroes and their struggle to expose a rogue U.S. Army Special forces Unit."
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