Psychological / Supernatural / Thriller

Debut Thriller is a Race With Evil

October 3, 2012
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After a hotel explodes in Mexico City, all the evidence seems to implicate an American man, Alex Valdez, as the terrorist responsible for it.

And the FBI is desperate to find the truth before the Mexican government can.

Indie author David Beers

In David Beers‘ debut psychological/supernatural thriller “Dead Religion” FBI agent James Allison leaves his family and journeys to Mexico in order to find what secrets lay behind the destroyed hotel and all the lives lost.

To do that, though, Alex Valdez’s life must be laid bare — the blood rite his parents left him and the ‘God’ they felt had been unleashed on the world.

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Agent Allison races to find the truth in Mexico City, to uncover Valdez’s life, before he finds himself face to face with the same terror.

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The Indie Author Life

“Where do you get your ideas?”

It’s the question every writer gets sooner or later.

David Beers blogged about his inspiration sources:

It’s like my mind knows where the creative energy needs to be going and when it needs to be going there. When I’m writing on a large piece, virtually nothing comes to me in the form of ideas for new work. When I’m done, everything I look at becomes a story. I was walking through the Air and Space Museum, and saw some of the old WWII uniforms. A story hit me at the site of them.

I think, though, that the most important–the strongest stories, for me at least–come from songs. Dead Religion was inspired from Hotel California. The line that says “you can check out anytime you like but you can never leave.” That one line spawned a 71,000 word novel. Things changed, and the story expanded in ways I never knew when I heard that line, but the basic story is still here.

Now you, too, can be a character in David Beers’ next novel End Times.

As he explains on his blog,

Whoever can convince the most people to buy my book, I’ll do two things for them: 1) I’ll name a character in End Times (my next book) after them, and they can decide the character attributes (up to a point, after all, creative control rests with me), and more importantly 2) I will dedicate 10% of all profits I make during the month of October with Dead Religion to a charity of your choice.

David’s offer is goo through October 11, 2012.

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One Response to Debut Thriller is a Race With Evil

  1. Kyle
    July 6, 2013 at 1:07 am

    [This comment has been edited by The Bookcast to remove personal remarks unrelated to the book's content.] … I read the Prologue to Beers’ one novel on Amazon. I won’t say it was bad, exactly, just…pretty much what you might expect from a not-particularly-gifted college freshman in a creative writing course or a hobbyist self-publishing quickie e-books in his spare time.

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