LISTENER ADVISORY: STRONG LANGUAGE, VIOLENCE, MATURE SITUATIONS
About The Author: Brian G. Walsh is the author of the cross-genre Jubal Stone Series which includes The Last Angel To Fall, a recipient of the Gold Award from Literary Titan; and Readers Favorite awarded it a 5-Star Review. The second book in this series, A Cold Day In Hell has also been well received by readers. Brian also wrote, No Place For Mercy: An eclectic Anthology of short stories that some have compared to the writing of Hemingway, Steinbeck, King, Poe, Serling, and Koontz. He is also a three-time screenwriting fellowship & contest finalist, screenwriting consultant, screenwriting instructor, script coverage provider, and script reader for four international screenplay contests. His character-driven supernatural-thriller screenplay, Fury, was chosen as a Finalist in the 2014 Creative Worlds Awards International Screenplay Competition. Brian was born and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts, and currently lives in Jackson, Michigan.
Title: The Last Angel To Fall
Genre: Supernatural, Inter-Agency Urban Fantasy Thriller
Book Synopsis: After 12 Federal Agents are murdered, Black Ops Special Agent Jubal Stone, still grieving over the death of his wife, is pulled from a desk assignment and plunged into a nightmare pursuit of a Fallen Angel who was imprisoned inside a meteorite that struck south-central Michigan – a rebel angel who possesses information that could help Lucifer win his war against God.
As he hunts the last angel to fall, Jubal learns about a shocking conspiracy between Lucifer and the State Department – and the treaty they were forced to sign to avoid an attack from Hell.
A rogue CIA agent is also in pursuit, and he has very different plans for the Fallen Angel.
Jubal's long-held beliefs are shattered when he learns the other side of the story of the war between Good and Evil from an 'Angel Expert' his mentor believes was sent to lead Jubal astray. Asheba Rain was born in Hell and she is keeping secrets that could get them all killed.
Ignoring his mentor's warnings, Jubal is slowly seduced into a taboo affair with this beautiful, mysterious woman – an affair that is condemned by Heaven and Hell alike.
With the Apocalypse approaching and the end of the world imminent, the State Department has been forced to make peace with the Devil – because God has stopped answering prayers.
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About The Author: Julie Navickas is a best-selling and award-winning, nationally recognized contemporary romance novelist, known for her keen ability to tell heart-wrenching, second-chance love stories through relatable characters with humility, humor, and heroism. She is also an award-winning university instructor and serves as the executive director of The Writing Champions Project. Julie earned master’s degrees in both organizational communication and English studies with an emphasis in book history, as well as a bachelor’s degree in public relations, graduating cum laude from Illinois State University.
Title: I’ll Love You Tomorrow
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Lauren Templeton knew at six-years-old she would one day marry Mitch Benson. He began earning the title of soulmate the moment he let her cut in line for the swing set. Twenty years later and Mitch sealed the deal at a cheap Vegas wedding chapel. That night, the modest diamond on her finger shined brighter than all the lights in Sin City.
But as the honeymoon years of wedded bliss fade, Mitch pulls away without reason. Confused and hurt by his sudden change of heart, Lauren pours every ounce of her soul into Pier Ninety-Two—her once swanky, now barely surviving restaurant in downtown Los Angeles.
When Pier Ninety-Two burns to the ground in a grease fire, Lauren is left with nothing but sorrow, legal consequences, and a failing marriage. She reels from the sudden, heartbreaking losses—and mourns the life and love she once shared with Mitch. Fueled by the flame of injustice, Lauren stacks her chips, ready to risk it all on red, consequences be damned. After all, what happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.
Jump right into the final book in the Trading Heartbeats trilogy! While each story can be read as a standalone, common characters are woven throughout each book that will leave you pining for more. Julie Navickas’ stories are full of raw emotion, heart-stopping plot twists, and have no shortage of flawed heroes.
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Listener Advisory: Strong Language
About The Author: Edward Conley served nearly three decades with FEMA, passionately leading teams around the globe in response to some of history’s most significant disasters. During his career, Ed has also managed national incidents and international emergencies with the Coast Guard, Secret Service, Centers for Disease Control, and Department of State.
Appointed as a U.S. Liaison Representative with NATO, Ed traveled throughout Europe on emergency preparedness assignments. Before joining FEMA, he spent seven winters on the National Ski Patrol. He also served as an instructor with the Center for Domestic Preparedness and the National Emergency Training Center. Ed now resides in Seattle, Washington.
Title: Promote The Dog Sitter: and Other Principles for Leading During Disasters
Genre: Non-Fiction, Memoir
Book Synopsis: Crisis leaders never feel completely prepared. From your first response to your hundredth, you feel the same nerves, the same anticipation, and the same desire to serve with each crisis you encounter. But when disaster strikes, you’re there to make a difference—and you’ll need to rely on more than just your good intentions.
In Promote the Dog Sitter, Edward Conley shares ten proven principles for acting decisively and leading dynamically throughout any disaster. Drawing upon extensive experience, Ed has an eye-of-the-storm perspective that shows up-and-coming leaders how to overcome setbacks, develop teams, respond compassionately, and serve with integrity.
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Listener Advisory: Strong Language, Mature Situations
About The Author: Mark Love lived for many years in the metropolitan Detroit area, where crime and corruption are always prevalent. As a former freelance reporter, Mark honed his writing skills covering features and hard news. He is the author of the Jamie Richmond romance mysteries, Devious, Vanishing Act and Fleeing Beauty, and the novella Stealing Haven. The short story, Don’t Mess with the Gods, was written with Elle Nina Castle and was included in the Magic & Mischief anthology. Mark also wrote the Jefferson Chene mystery series, including WHY 319? and Your Turn to Die, and the latest Chene novel, The Wayward Path. Mark now resides in West Michigan, where he enjoys a wide variety of music, books, travel, cooking, and the great outdoors.
Title: Vanishing Act (Book 2 of the Jamie Richmond Mystery Series)
Book Synopsis: A new year marks new beginnings for Jamie Richmond. Not only has she moved into a cozy new house, but she’s brought Malone along with her to fan the flames of their growing romance. When Jamie’s best friend, Linda Davis, enters the picture, she thinks everything is right with the world.
Linda begins a May-September romance with Vincent Schulte, Jamie’s doctor and good friend. But while Vince is sweeping Linda off her feet, she unknowingly has captured the attention of a stalker. Their idyllic life suddenly takes a very bad turn when Linda disappears without a trace on a cold and snowy day. The police are scrambling to find a clue that will lead them to Linda. Malone does his best to comfort Jamie and encourages her to let the professionals do their job. But if there’s one thing he’s learned in their time together, it’s that nothing will stop this stubborn redhead from solving this mystery.
Jamie turns all of her attention to figuring out who took Linda and where she might be, regardless of the dangers she may face. Her efforts once again put her in harm’s way. But will she find her best friend?
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LISTENER ADVISORY: STRONG LANGUAGE, MATURE SITUATIONS, VIOLENCE
About The Author: Since childhood, Kaia loved books. At the age of 12, she began a teenage romance novel which she never finished, but it served as a fun topic of conversation for her pre-teen friends. Later, upon the birth of her first nephew, she wrote children's poetry book as a gift for him. It sits on the bookshelf even today. She has a strong background in legal writing having worked as a paralegal for years, all the time wondering what comical characters can be created through attorney personalities. Her first novel, One Step Closer, was written on a dare from friends and started in November 2018 during NanoWrimo. She makes her home in Pittsburgh.
Title: The Firstborn Son
Genre: Romantic Suspense
Book Synopsis: Becoming a ruthless mob boss like his father is the last thing Frankie Renzi wants, but when Sofia Ciambetti's father is gunned down, Frankie must become the very thing he loathes in order to protect the woman he loves. Sofia was devoted to Frankie, until he stood her up and she questioned his fidelity. Now that she's alone and an heiress, Mafia suitors slither around her. Marriage to him might be her only hope. They try to rekindle their love amidst a mob war. But can their love survive what the Mafia has in store?’
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Visit Kaia Website: https://www.kaiamisk.com/
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About The Author: Lisa Wilkes has spent 13 years as a flight attendant, jetting across the globe and collecting inspiration for her writings. She wrote her first book at age eight. Full disclosure: it was 68 pages about a lost kitty cat, handwritten in a spiral notebook...and it was not exactly a literary masterpiece! It did, however, inspire a lifelong passion; she’s been creating deeply emotional, wildly empowering stories ever since then. Lisa’s writing is provocative and timely, with a focus on societal issues and powerful internal conflict. Her readers appreciate the emphasis on hope and redemption in her books, and many are drawn to the power of her storytelling. Lisa also supports local animal shelters with an etsy shop to help reduce the euthanasia rates in her home state of Florida.
Genre: Dystopian Science Fiction Romance
Book Synopsis: She failed to save her brother and her best friend from destructive forces. Could she topple the most sinister villain of all time? 2037 was a really bad year. Lexi Brennan’s best friend was killed in a plane crash. Two weeks later, an intergalactic crisis threatened the fate of humanity. Authorities responded by launching a genocide. Lexi opposed this vicious attack. Then again, what could she do? An eccentric flight attendant drawn to glamorous trysts, she felt powerless to incite change. Until tragedy struck close to home. Suddenly, Lexi was forced to acknowledge the widespread atrocities. She uncovered a network of lies along with an opportunity to restore basic human rights. To protect others, Lexi would have to launch a movement that could destroy everything important to her, including her promising new romance.
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