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Seven Reasons to Read “The Last Track” – Intrigue, Suspense, Muder and much more

Sam Hilliard, author of mystery thriller novel, “The Last Track” begins his first virtual book tour today at Paperback Writer, with Seven Reasons to Read the Last Track. This novel is filled with Intrigue, Suspense and Murder and so much more. Make sure you subscribe to this blog so you won’t miss Sam’s interview on Wednesday. About the Book Imagine if being late meant a child disappeared forever. That is the fear that drives Mike Brody—the man you want when the one you love is missing. In The Last Track, a police detective recruits Mike to help find an asthmatic boy lost in the dense woods surrounding a dude ranch in Montana. An unwitting murder witness, the boy burrows ever deeper into the rugged terrain, fearful of being found. As Mike and a local officer search for the boy, the killer follows them. While the investigation expands, Mike’s ex-wife, a

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Jack’s Dreams Come To Life – inspiration behind the book – by Sarah Jackson

Hi Sarah, Welcome to Paperback Writer. Sarah, you write about a dog named Jack. Did you write this based on a made up animals or was there an animal that was the inspiration for your book? Jack, my Shepherd/Akita mix, whom my book is named after, was bought in a pet store in Truckee, Lake Tahoe. And for the fourteen years that we have had him, he has always disliked the car. So, I thought up a short story where my family and I take separate cars up to house in Truckee, and Jack rides with me. In order to keep him from barking and whining during the three-hour drive, I spray him and his blanket with a calming spray. It does the trick, but as I’m driving I notice that he continues to have these very physical dreams where it looks like he is running and pawing at his

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The Wounds Have Healed…The Scars are Bleeding – Author Interview – Lindon King

[caption id="attachment_978" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="click here to order from Amazon"][/caption] “The Wounds Have Healed…The Scars Are Bleeding”! is an insightful work of non-fiction from author Lindon J. King. This work is designed to provoke thought as well as educate the reader about the aftermath of slavery in America and the West Indies. Set out as a tribute to the forefathers who had been able to survive the brutal Middle Passage only to be sold as slaves in America and the West Indies. Slavery not only physically affected the lives of those who were captured but also mentally affected them for generations to come. Hi Lindon, Welcome to Paperback Writer. Q: Would you share with us how you came up with the idea for your book? Lindon: My observation and analysis of the way in which we treat each other and address the issues and concerns that life throws our way,

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Murder in Baker Company – author interview – Cilla McCain

[caption id="attachment_941" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Click on this book cover to buy "][/caption]Join Cilla McCain, author of the true crime military book MURDER IN BAKER COMPANY: How Four American Soldiers Killed One of Their Own (Chicago Review Press, Feb ‘10), as she virtually tours the blogosphere in March on her first virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion! About the BookMurder in Baker Company begins as a journey to uncover the truth about what happened to Army Specialist Richard Davis. By using court transcripts, personal interviews, and police records, Cilla McCain unfolds the events of the case and soon reveals a disturbing, eye-opening look into today’s military that goes beyond the Davis case and that affects all troops and their families. Soldiers are handed antipsychotic drugs and sent into battle. Treatment for post-traumatic stress disorder is stigmatized. Gang members carry their affiliation from the streets to the barracks. And

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Icons & Idols: Pop Goes the Culture – author interview – Victor Pross

[caption id="attachment_927" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="click here to buy this book"][/caption] Paperback Writer has a real treat for all readers today. Author Victor Pross, famous caricature artist for the rich and famous is here to talk about his book Icons & Idols: Pop Goes the Culture. In this interview we get to find out how Victor came up with the idea for his book and who are the rich and famous as caricatures in his book. About the Book: Icons & Idols: Pop Goes the Culture is an eye-popping visual homage and satire of pop culture that is sure to tickle a funny bone. ICONS & IDOLS is comprised of Victor Pross’ “extreme caricatures” of the famous—such as Elvis Presley, Sylvester Stallone, Marilyn Monroe, George Bush, Albert Einstein—and others icons from the world of film, music and literature. Victor Pross’ most important works –over 70 paintings and drawings–is assembled under one

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Flaherty’s Crossing – Author Interview – Kaylin McFarren

[caption id="attachment_917" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="buy this book and the proceeds are donated for colon cancer research"][/caption] Paperback Writer welcomes women’s contemporary fiction author Kaylin McFarren, author of Flaherty’s Crossing. On a Personal Note from the author Kaylin sat before her computer writing FLAHERTY’S CROSSING as a source of personal therapy after losing her beloved father to colon cancer. You might say she was angry at him, at God, at the world in general. However, after writing this story, she had the opportunity to really look into her soul and consider the fact that so many other sons and daughters have had to deal with similar and even worse situations. Rather than a memoir, her novel evolved into a fictional journey which brought about the resolution she needed to find. She never expected this exercise in writing to go to press, touch lives, or win literary awards. But as a result

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Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive and Well – author interview – Maria Andrade

Paperback Writer welcomes our author for today, author Maria Andrade and her non-fiction book, Heart Magic; Keeping Love Alive and Well. About Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive and Well Love needs help! One out of two marriages ends in divorce in the US. Couples applying the communication skills in Heart Magic are not merely “lucky in love” they are prepared to be harmoniously together for a lifetime. You can too! Discover the 8 characteristics found in lasting marriages. Learn basic, “do’s and don’ts” to get along build trust and a strong joyful partnership. Personal case histories included. Read the Excerpt! Much has been written about how to find the “right person” to love, that “special someone” with whom we might share our life. “Heart Magic: Keeping Love Alive & Well,” is a book about how to sustain love once you have found it! Relationships form the thread which binds all

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October Book Pick of the Month – The Lost Diary of Don Juan

Paperback Writer’s pick for the October Book of The Month is The Lost Diary of Don Juan by Douglas Carlton Abrams. As a first time author Douglas Abrams has certainly written an intriguing novel surrounding the life of Don Juan. Having heard, but never really knowing the story of Don Juan this novel leaves nothing to the imagination, from the blood dripping sword fighting, the steamy love making to so many women and the evil forces of the Inquisitioner as he tries to tame the most wanted lover, this novel keeps you on the edge of your seat. I read the 21 page excerpt at the authors website and I can assure you that you won’t be satisfied just reading the excerpt pages and you will find yourself buying the book. You can find it here www.lostdiaryofdonjuan.com. About the Book: In a time of discovery and decadence, when the gold

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A Full House – But Empty – Author Interview – Angus Munro

      Paperback Writer is pleased to announce our guest author, Angus Munro. Angus is on a virtual book tour with Pump Up Your Book Promotion. Angus' new memoir, A Full House - But Empty, is the gripping story of young Angus' life growing up in the Depression years based on the positive lessons he had learned from his father during their somewhat traumatic and hectic years together. Grab a cup of coffee and join us for the interview as Angus answers questions as to how he came up with the idea for this book and his advice for new authors. Leave a comment and you might be a winner. Pump Up Your Book Promotion is giving away a FREE virtual book tour to a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate to those not published who comments on our authors' blog stops About

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