The Authors Show presents: The Moreva of Astoreth, by author Roxanne Bland

November 12, 2016

In the world-building tradition of Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey and Ursula K. LeGuin, The Moreva of Astoreth is a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure in a unique, richly imagined imperialistic society in which gods and science are indelibly intertwined. It is the story of the priestess, scientist, and healer Moreva Tehi, the spoiled, headstrong granddaughter of a powerful deity who is banished for a year to a volatile far corner of the planet for neglecting to perform her sacred duty, only to venture into dangerous realms of banned experimentation, spiritual rebirth, and fervent, forbidden love.

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The Authors Show Presents: “Heaven Cries” by author Stephan A. Silva

November 8, 2016

When Artemio Battaglia joins the Regia Aeronautica to become a fighter pilot at the beginning of World War II, he's inspired by the romanticized patriotism of the Fascists. His idealism is shattered when he witnesses atrocities committed against indigenous populations in North Africa, and the officials he informs do nothing to stop the murderers. Their response is to transfer him to the most dangerous front in the war. A disillusioned Artemio returns to Piacenza to find his city occupied by ruthless German soldiers. He enlists in the war again, this time as a member of the Red Brigades. With a renewed sense of purpose, Artemio repeatedly places himself in peril, sabotaging German supply lines and giving aid to the Allies. But when his comrades capture a downed Italian pilot and schedule a hasty execution, Artemio recoils at the senseless violence. Once again, he is called to act in accordance with his conscience and embarks on a bold plan to set things right.

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The Authors Show presents: America, Inc., by author Mikael Carlson

November 6, 2016

In the Ultimate Struggle Between Liberty and Tyranny, Which Side Will You Choose?

From award-winning author Mikael Carlson, the newly-released first novel in the Black Swan Saga of political dystopian thrillers.

In 2088, sixty years after a global economic collapse that brought the world to the edge of oblivion, a perfect society has arose, dominated by corporations all serving a powerful elite. Now an underground group of terrorists are aiming to destroy the system in this spellbinding political thriller.

AMERICA, INC. is the first novel in the Black Swan Saga. If you enjoy intelligent storytelling with believable characters you can identify with, then you'll love the frantic rush to save the world from another economic collapse in this book you won’t be able to put down.

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The Authors Show presents: “Conclave” by author Tom Davis

November 3, 2016
Catholic theology and Cold War politics collide in this fictionalized retelling of an important religious event: the sudden passing of Pope John Paul I and the hastily arranged conclave to elect his successor.
When the pope dies of an apparent heart attack, the United States and Soviet Union go on high alert. The United States might be able to loosen communism’s stranglehold on Eastern Europe if a non-Italian successor is chosen to lead the Catholic Church. But the Soviets are determined to keep an Italian in the papacy. CIA and KGB agents infiltrate the Vatican as the two countries try to win this dangerous game.
Back stateside, army officer Carter Caldwell is sent to persuade American cardinals to wield their influence in the conclave. On his assignment, he meets beautiful CIA analyst Katherine O’Connor. Carter can’t get her out of his mind, although plenty of problems demand his attention.
Before the conclave is over, the Sistine Chapel will be bugged, a spy in the Vatican’s kitchen will be murdered, and CIA and KGB operatives will exchange gunfire. As the most important figure in the Catholic world is finally chosen, one question remains: Will he survive long enough to become pope?
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The Authors Show presents: “Milijun” - author Clayton Graham

October 29, 2016

It is Australia in 2179. On a moonlit Nullarbor night, Laura Sinclair and son, Jason, witness aliens descend to Earth. The extraterrestrials endeavour to form a symbiotic relationship with humankind, and Jason is chosen as a genetic link in a bizarre trial involving the impregnation of human females with hybrid embryos and exploration of spiritual compatibility. Laura crosses swords with Major General Sebastian Ord from the Australian Defence Force, Eucla and Uriel, the enigmatic head of Milijun, a reclusive research facility in the outback. Following a disastrous armed attempt to capture aliens at Cocklebiddy Cave and a fierce confrontation at Eucla, Jason is abducted by an alien swarm. 
What follows tests the resolve of Laura to the core. Caught in a relentless web of frightening new technologies and alien mystery, spurred by the undying love of her son, she gains a strength of character she never thought possible. All she has to do is save herself, Jason and several women and unborn children from the scheming plans of man and alien alike …  Some would call Laura a reluctant heroine, but she is a heroine, nonetheless.

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The Authors Show presents: author Roxanne Bland

September 3, 2016

In the world-building tradition of Andre Norton, Anne McCaffrey and Ursula K. LeGuin, The Moreva of Astoreth is a blend of science fiction, romance, and adventure in a unique, richly imagined imperialistic society in which gods and science are indelibly intertwined. It is the story of the priestess, scientist, and healer Moreva Tehi, the spoiled, headstrong granddaughter of a powerful deity who is banished for a year to a volatile far corner of the planet for neglecting to perform her sacred duty, only to venture into dangerous realms of banned experimentation, spiritual rebirth, and fervent, forbidden love.

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The Authors Show presents: author S. D. Moore

August 28, 2016

The award winning S.D. Moore returns with a scary, entertaining literary ride. Wicked Prayers is a fast paced, action packed horror story in which an unusual band of heroes desperately fight all manner of hellish incarnations to thwart Evil and his infectious hideous creatures. The book reads like a graphic novel without pictures, but plays like an action packed horror movie in your mind. In the action filled spirit of Underworld, 28 Days Later, and From Dusk ‘til Dawn - Wicked Prayers offers original creatures for a helluva scary fun thrill ride. May no more dark doors be opened tonight. Contains mystery, action, supernatural erotic scenes, violence, adult language, and a little faith.

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The Authors Show presents: author Charles W. Massie

July 23, 2016

First, this guy's submission form says his book is fiction. It's actually a memoir of his own experiences, hence I call it non-fiction. He's not a very good speaker and doesn't quite understand the difference between keeping it short and giving me a good answer. I had to totally start over when I couldn't get him to shut up on the first question. When we finally got that one right, his answers were very short for a while, then when we got to "What's next are your writing another book," this one looked to be a very long response. I did cut him off, but you may want to cut even more of this response. I have no idea where his head is at when it comes to buying. Given his age, and if he holds true with others in that group, he won't part with a dime. However, he just might take it to the next step because he's very proud of this book and his having survived the trauma.

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The Authors Show presents: author Todd Campau

July 23, 2016

Sometimes serious, sometimes poignant, sometimes ironic and always satirical, Ridiculosity - a Deployment to Afghanistan is an engaging, informative, raunchy, laugh-out-loud look at the antics of a group of soldiers deployed to Afghanistan. Experience the triumphs, frustrations, angst, and reflection of a year in a hostile foreign country through the eyes of the team leader.

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The Authors Show presents: author Eleza Lisa Thomas-McMillan

June 9, 2016

The Infectious Joy of Serving Others is Lisa Thomas-McMillan's inspirational memoir about helping the plight of America's hungry that is equal parts harrowing and uplifting. With a decidedly spiritual message, she tells of her life growing up impoverished in Alabama, settling down in Los Angeles, then traveling back to her hometown to help the plight of the poor. What makes the book work is that Thomas-McMillan is plainly a good writer. A book with this topic could read like a brochure, or feel like being lectured to. Such is not the case at all with Living Fulfilled. This is first and foremost a memoir, not a political screed, and her tales of her life are as moving and evocative as her mission in life.  What makes Lisa Thomas-McMillan such an effective narrator is that she literally walks the walk. The book is punctuated by two long walks - one in Alabama, and a 900-mile trek from Alabama to Washington DC to raise awareness. The book is at once a call to arms for volunteerism and a powerful spiritual message. Her main message is that people should help to take care of others.

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