Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Today is the official release of Dale Dye's Havana File




When retired US Marine gunner Shake Davis learns an American with highly classified information has gone missing in Cuba, his investigation reveals the man is being held hostage on Fidel Castro’s private island

In the midst of a major move from suburban Virginia—“too close to the flagpole”—to the great state of Texas—“my kind of place and my kind of people”—retired US Marine gunner Shake Davis is contemplating the government’s proposed normalization of relations with Cuba—and he’s not happy about it. By the time he arrives at the new Davis homestead in a quaint little town south of the Texas capitol at Austin, he’s convinced—by instinct and past experience with tenacious communist governments—that America is making a big mistake in making nice with the Castro regime.

And Shake’s instinct may be right. When a missing American intelligence analyst goes missing in Cuba and is presumed dead, Shake flies into action, conducting his own investigation from Guantanamo Bay Naval Base. The drama reaches a head as Shake pulls together a small team of Marine Raiders to stage a daring rescue from the sea.
About the Author
Dale A. Dye is a US Marine officer who rose through the ranks to retire as a captain after twenty-one years of service in war and peace. He is a distinguished graduate of the Missouri Military Academy who enlisted the United States Marine Corps shortly after graduation. Sent to war in Southeast Asia, he served in Vietnam in 1965 and 1967 through 1970, surviving thirty-one major combat operations. Appointed a warrant officer in 1976, he later converted his commission and was a captain when he deployed to Beirut, Lebanon, with the Multinational Force from 1982 through 1983. He served in a variety of assignments around the world and along the way attained a degree in English literature from the University of Maryland. Following retirement from active duty in 1984, he spent time in Central America, reporting and training troops for guerrilla warfare in El Salvador, Honduras, and Costa Rica. Upset with Hollywood’s treatment of the American military, he went to Hollywood and established Warriors, Inc., the preeminent military training and advisory service to the entertainment industry. Dye has worked on more than fifty movies and TV shows, including several Oscar- and Emmy-winning productions. He is a novelist, actor, director, and show business innovator, who wanders between Los Angeles and Lockhart, Texas. 

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"No one knows more about ground war and warriors than Dale Dye, and no one writes it better." Stephen Coonts, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of War: A Novel
  
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Flashes of Emotion - Poetry by Augustine Sam


 Book Blurb:
The 2015 International Book Awards Finalist.           
Flashes of Emotion is a book of romantic poetry with a classical edge but feels current in its raw energy. Both timely & timeless, it allows the reader to tap into the poet's insights on a wide variety of topics from life and love to death and drudgery, highlighting a lively, refreshing, and innovative style. A 'must have' for anyone who has ever experienced love, pain, defeat, or joy...

About the Author:
    
Augustine Sam is a bilingual journalist and an award-winning poet. A member of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Journalists, he was formerly Special Desk editor  at THISDAY newspapers, an authoritative Third World daily first published in collaboration with the Financial Times of London. He later became correspondent of central Europe. His poems have been published in two international anthologies: The Sounds of Silence & Measures of the Heart. One of his poems, Anguish & Passion, was adjudged winner of the Editors' Choice Awards in the North America Open Poetry contest, USA. This collection of poems was the 2015 International Book Award Finalist.

Augustine's debut novel Take Back the Memory, a contemporary women's fiction was awarded a 5-star medal by Readers Favorite.  He is also the author of The Conspiracy of Silence, a mystery/thriller. He lives and works in Venice, Italy.

Book links:

Amazon:                  http://amzn.to/1U96cmx

Barnes & Noble:       http://goo.gl/zvsG1Z     

Social media:

Author’s website:      http://goo.gl/A5jRnj

Author’s Blog:          http://goo.gl/VIRVmM

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Goodreads:              http://goo.gl/NjAxV9 

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Friday, April 15, 2016

IT'S HERE! Brooke Kinley's latest adventure!

Brooke Kinley Adventures News, Views and Tips!
 
 
It's here! The new Brooke Kinley Adventure! As a thank you for signing up to this mailing list, here is your FREE advance copy of Brooke's latest adventure. The novella will have it's full release on April 15th, 2016.

HEROINE is a prequel novella to the bestselling full-length thriller PATRIOT.  In this short, we meet Brooke Kinley as a young woman about to leave for college in Washington D.C.

While out paddling on her home waters of Minnesota, Brooke rescues a kidnapped Russian child. But will the price of heroism be her own life?

To download your copy for free, go to: https://www.instafreebie.com/free/sAy8p

This digital advance copy is compatible with most e-readers.

If you enjoy this prequel novella, please leave a review on GoodReads, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Nook, Kobo, or your own blog!