Monthly Archives: March 2013

What a Long, Strange Journey, To Find The Music

March 29, 2013
Read the First 10 Pages of this book

For generations, the Folken have lived in total isolation. A self-contained society, they worship Bluegrass music and the legendary banjo picking of Jesus. For the Folken, the outside world inspires fear, not curiosity. In William Hrdina‘s novel “Agharta,” Sarah Throckmartin is a typical 12-year old, living a typical Folken life — until her runaway dog, an old grudge, and a false prophecy combine to exile her and her brother Eddie from the Folken and everything…

Read more »

Don’t Let Hollywood Kill Your Dream

March 28, 2013
Read the First 10 Pages of this book

In 1999, T.R. Locke was a successful college administrator and real estate investor in Chicago who had dreams of pursuing his lifelong passion of screenwriting. The following year he wrote a screenplay that nearly won the Chesterfield Film Festival Writer’s Film Project sponsored by Stephen Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment and Paramount Pictures. Within weeks he was flying out to Hollywood for meetings with agents and negotiating deals with producers to buy his screenplay. Fired up by…

Read more »

Unusual Partnership, Unlikely Couple

March 27, 2013
Read the First 10 Pages of this book

Maitland “Mai” Fisher is a spy because her parents died as spies. She has a legacy to fulfill, and she intends to do that by maintaining her principles. What may conflict with that is the fact she believes in achieving justice by any means. Alexei N. Bukharin defected from the Soviet Union because the Communist system caused the death of his young first wife. He is also a member of an internal cabal whose aim…

Read more »

Her Long Wait for Justice

March 26, 2013
Read the First 10 Pages of this book

“Look at me and I’ll kill you!” Those are the words Jennifer Wheatley-Wolf heard as she entered her bedroom on the morning of August 21, 1988. An unknown assailant had climbed onto the balcony and entered a sliding glass door, waitingfor her in the dark. When he grabbed her and pulled something tight around her throat, Jennifer was sure her life was over. Assaulted and raped, Jennifer lived through every woman’s worst nightmare. Having never…

Read more »

A Young Wannabe Rapper’s Quest to Find His Daddy

March 25, 2013
Read the First 10 Pages of this book

A stolen bag of cheese puffs. A battered Aerosmith cassette. A quest to write the baddest rap of all time. Todd Jenkins, formerly a server at Cracker Barrel, will investigate these and other mysteries in his journey to seek out his real father: “Family Matters” star Reginald VelJohnson. In Robert Chatham‘s novella “Noisome Beasts,” Todd’s journey will lead him to disgusting all-you-can-eat buffets, morality conventions, and a horrific future featuring terrifying robots. Todd and his…

Read more »

We Have Winners

March 24, 2013
The Bookcast Book of Exceptional Quality

Congratulations to Christina Jenkins and Candy Korman, winners of our giveaway of Christopher Ryan’s novel “City of Woe.” Chris’s hardboiled New York police thriller with a paranormal twist is the first recipient of The Bookcast “Book of Exceptional Quality” distinction.

Read more »

Follow The Bookcast on Facebook Follow The Bookcast on Twitter THe Bookcast at iTunes The Bookcast RSS Feed
Page Ranking Tool