Interviews

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Frederic H. Martini on BETRAYED: When these vets returned to the US, the government officially denied their experiences and treated them as liars, grifters, or psych cases

In 1944, 168 Allied airmen, including my father, were captured by the Gestapo, sentenced to death, and shipped by boxcar to Buchenwald Concentration Camp.  
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Allen Ireland on LONERS AND MOTHERS

LONERS AND MOTHERS is about the depth of the bond that exists between loners and their mothers, and how loners live in a kind of limbo between life and death. 

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Adam Clemente: "There was a personal imperative for me to mention Pop-Tarts at least once every single sentence..."

"Not That I Recall" is a comedy novella about the clumsy, confusing, adventures of a supernaturally dim-witted man named Ray.
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Indie Author Brad Rau: "I grew up in a time when self publishing was highly stigmatized: if you couldn’t hack it, you self published..."

Ella Pearson, a marketing executive struggling to balance her career ambitions and her somewhat selfish maternal aspirations, arrives home to find her apartment has been broken into. The intruder is still inside.
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Scott Semegran's Advice to Fellow Indies: "Don't let anyone get in the way of your desire to be creative and write."

BOYS is about three young, male characters growing up in central Texas during the 1980s and 1990s: a third-grader, a high-schooler, and a recent college graduate.
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Vincent Panettiere: "I write because I want to. All the rest is out of my hands."

THESE THY GIFTS is about fifty years in the life of an activist priest who is confronted by the epidemic of priests abusing children
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Sandy Denise Adams on "The Glorious Beyond"

The Glorious Beyond is an incidental mystery, sandwiched in a story about relationships and the need for emotional healing after trauma affects our lives. We all heal deal differently and some of us never heal. 
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Michael & Mitchell Webb on Beyond Tithes & Offerings: A closer look at traditional giving and its impact on Christian responsibility.

Hidden in the shadows of monetary tithing, many Christians have lost sight of their calling to love one another.
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Elizabeth Antonucci on finding your voice after a lifetime of silence and using that voice to change your world

The story of a woman who stared death in the face and made a conscious decision to live. After a fatal car accident, Elizabeth woke up in a hospital bed with a fractured neck, arm, shoulder, and other injuries. 
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Fyodor Bukowski on his inspiration: "My own plight + the sufferings of the exploited + forgotten sentient beings of this world."

A trailer-park resident named Frank spies a picture of a stunning nineteen-year-old beauty in a catalog of Russian and Ukrainian women. Against the advice of Eddie, his schizophrenic best friend, he decides to write to her.
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L.G. O'Connor on becoming an author: I didn’t really decide, it just…happened.

An engaged young woman agrees to spend two weeks with an ailing young CEO-in-training due to inherit his dead father’s conglomerate—if he can convince the board he’s healthy and going to marry.
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Author Beth Aldrich: "Nothing intimidates me. If I make a mistake, I try to learn from it and grow as a person."

Pregnant Betsy Ryan is confronted with threatening pink notes from an anonymous person, forcing her to face fears from another attack that happened ten years ago.
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Russell Ricard on being an indie: Best - I make all the decisions; Hardest - I make all the decisions

Sebastian Hart has dealt with a lifetime of goodbyes. And now, a year after his husband Frank’s death, the forty-year-old Broadway chorus boy still blames himself.
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Marilyn J. Bardsley on bucking the trend + writing from the wife's POV

Charleston’s police chief asks his long-time friends in Savannah, former FBI profiler and former Atlanta medical examiner, to help him solve the bizarre murder of a wealthy woman.
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Anne Michaud on "Why They Stay: Sex Scandals, Deals, and Hidden Agendas of Nine Political Wives"

This nonfiction book explores the reasoning and motivations of wives who stay after their politician-husbands cheat.
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Bill Adler Jr.: Working with a traditional publisher is like sending your kid to boarding school for four years. You trust that they’ll do well, but wouldn’t you rather raise your child yourself?

No Time to Say Goodbye is a gripping novella about one man's desperate attempt to hold onto love and life no matter what happens, no matter where—or when—he is.
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Juri Pill on his book's inspiration: None of the bankers who caused the 2008 financial meltdown spent a single day in jail. That bothered me..."

A well-to-do family becomes the target of a vicious serial killer during the week of the Lehman Brothers collapse in 2008.