Wednesday, July 31, 2019

GPF601 Featurette Mashup - Book Reviews and Historical Essay


Show host Gerald Everett Jones reviews the comic novels The Mackerel Plaza by Peter De Vries, The Woody by Peter Lefcourt, and An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin. He also describes the dark literary mystery The Map and the Territory by Michel Houellebecq.

Co-host Thomas Page tells us about Civil War General Lew Wallace, who studied Roman military strategy and Christianity. After the war, he wrote Ben Hur, one of the most popular English-novels ever. #amwriting #selfpub #bookreview #podcast

To play our other episodes or get advice on self-publishing, visit us at GetPublishedRadio.com.


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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

GP724 Preacher Finds a Corpse - FINAL Episode


In this 24th and final podcast episode (Chapter 43), a final revelation discloses the real reason Bob felt he couldn't go on. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

Preacher Finds a Corpse: An Evan Wycliff Mystery is available as a full-length audiobook from Audible and Amazon. Book release in paperback, Kindle, and EPUB is scheduled for August 12.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Monday, July 29, 2019

GP723 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 23


In this 23rd podcast episode (Chapter 42), Bob's memorial service does not proceed as planned. It's a surprise to almost everyone, but they seem to accept that the case is closed. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Sunday, July 28, 2019

GP722 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 22


In this 22nd podcast episode (Chapters 40-41), Evan confronts Edie and tells her how Bob's last wishes are sure to be carried out. He gets a startling confession from one of his friends about what really happened the morning Bob died. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Saturday, July 27, 2019

GP721 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 21


In this 21st podcast episode (Chapters 38-39), Evan tracks down the young attorney who helped Bob follow through with his plan. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Friday, July 26, 2019

GP720 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 20


In this 20th podcast episode (Chapters 35-37), Evan recovers in a broken-down motor lodge and gets help from an unexpected ally and Arthur Redwine. Bob's last-minute plan to save the Emmett farm becomes clear. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Thursday, July 25, 2019

GP719 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 19


In this 19th podcast episode (Chapters 33-34), a seemingly angelic intervention gets Evan out of the clinic, assisted by Zip, who loans him a car and says he won't be responsible for what happens next. Rather than running back to the sheriff, Evan decides he'd better hide out for a while. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Wednesday, July 24, 2019

GP718 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 18


In this 18th podcast episode (Chapters 31-32), accused of breaking into the pharmacy to steal drugs, Evan is heavily sedated and held at the clinic, a drug rehabilitation center. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Tuesday, July 23, 2019

GP717 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 17


In this 17th podcast episode (Chapters 28-30), in the midst of a blizzard, Evan searches for the missing document in Bob's secret hiding place in the cellar of the pharmacy. Evan ends up with nothing and confined to a hospital bed. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Monday, July 22, 2019

GP716 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 16


In this 16th podcast episode (Chapters 25-27), Lt. Briana Caspar, the debtor on the car loan, tells Evan why she suspects the Army wants the Emmett farmland. On the drive back, Evan recaps with Naomi, then heads for the sheriff's office, where he finds out Otis has been withholding a key piece of evidence. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Sunday, July 21, 2019

GP715 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 15


In this 15th podcast episode (Chapters 22-24), Evan fears he's a fraud pretending to be a counselor, may not be helping at all. In church on Sunday, he tells the congregation why Bob should have wanted to go on living. Zip confronts him and shows an odd curiosity about the investigation. On the way to collect on a car loan, Evan seeks Naomi's advice about next steps. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Saturday, July 20, 2019

GP714 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 14


In this 14th podcast episode (Chapter 21), On a visit to Arthur Redwine, Evan learns the Army has a longstanding claim to the Emmett place. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Friday, July 19, 2019

GP713 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 13


In this 13th podcast episode (Chapter 20), Evan goes to see his old mentor Rev. Thurston, who won't let him off the hook. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Thursday, July 18, 2019

GP712 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 12


In this 12th podcast episode (Chapters 18-19), Evan has nightmares and remembers how he met Naomi. He realizes reclusive Arthur Redwine might be the only living witness to old land deals. Cora informs Evan Bob must have made changes to his will right before he died. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

GP711 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 11


In this 11th podcast episode (Chapter 17), Edie forbids Evan to go further in his investigation. Evan gets news about Clapper, and a key witness is silent. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

GP710 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 10


In this tenth podcast episode (Chapter 16), Lawyer Angus Clapper tells Evan about the terms of Bob's will and two problems with title to the Emmett farm. He hints at a third complication but can't explain. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Monday, July 15, 2019

GP709 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 9


In this ninth podcast episode (Chapters 14-15), Evan does some more data drilling and remembers a time when he and Bob went hunting with Uncle Dick. On his way to see crusty old attorney Angus Clapper, Evan drives through the town of Peculiar. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Sunday, July 14, 2019

GP708 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 8


In this eighth podcast episode (Chapter 13), Evan returns to the sheriff's office to review the autopsy. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Saturday, July 13, 2019

GP707 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 7


In this seventh podcast episode (Chapter 7), Evan meets with his boss Zip, who shares gossip about locals, including Shackleton, who manages a bank. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Friday, July 12, 2019

GP706 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 6


In this sixth podcast episode (Chapters 9-11), Coralie, waitress at the C'mon Inn, gives Evan another reason Bob was depressed. Evan breaks into Bob's laptop and phone and finally gets some hard evidence. Still unable to make sense of things, Evan has an imaginary debate with his deceased fiance Naomi. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Thursday, July 11, 2019

GP705 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 5


In this fifth podcast episode (Chapter 8), Evan argues with Edie, who nevertheless lets him go through Bob's personal things to find evidence. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Wednesday, July 10, 2019

GP704 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 4


In this fourth podcast episode (Chapter 7), Evan remembers high times with Bob when they were boys on the farm. They'd argued recently. Was that what drove Bob to shoot himself? #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Tuesday, July 9, 2019

GP703 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 3


In this third podcast episode (Chapters 4-6), Stu Shackleton gets a lesson in home defense from Deputy Griggs. Evan reflects on why he didn't become an ordained minister. Evan meets with Sheriff Otis and begins his unofficial investigation. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Monday, July 8, 2019

GP702 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 2


In this second podcast episode (Chapter 3), Evan confronts Bob's widow Edie. She doesn't appear sorrowful, but she asks him to handle the arrangements. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.


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Sunday, July 7, 2019

GP701 Preacher Finds a Corpse - Episode 1


In this first podcast episode (Chapters 1 and 2), Evan finds his friend's body and suspects it's not suicide. The cops want to know what he was doing there. Josh and Linda Emmett get a notice their farmhouse will be bulldozed. #podcast #audiobook #mysterythriller

We'll be podcasting the other chapters daily at 7:30 pm Eastern until July 30.

About the book. A lapsed divinity student who is fascinated by astrophysics finds his best friend shot dead in a cornfield. It looks like suicide. Having returned to his farm roots near Lake of the Ozarks, Evan works as a skip tracer for the local car dealer. He learns his friend was involved in a dispute over farmland ownership that goes back two centuries - complicated now by plans to make an old weapons facility into a tourist attraction. First in a series.

Image credit: Jose De Jesus Cervantes Gallegos © 123rf.com. Audiobook © 2019 La Puerta Productions.

 


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Friday, July 5, 2019

AB605 My Inflatable Friend - Audiobook Sample


Narrator Stuart Appleton reads from our show host's satiric novel about the hapless Rollo Hemphill, who fails ever upward as he pursues the girl of his dreams (Audible.com). #amwriting #selfpub #podcast #humor #audiobook

There's advice for self-published authors at getpublishedradio.com.


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Thursday, July 4, 2019

GPV632 Book Review - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand


Here's Gerald's audio book review of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson. A staid retired military man deals with greedy family probate issues as he courts a shy Pakistani woman in a conservative village of rural England. #bookreview #romance #amwriting #selfpub #podcast

Gerald Everett Jones is author of Bonfire of the Vanderbilts and host of the GetPublished! Radio Show. There's more advice for self-publishing authors at getpublishedradio.com.


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Wednesday, July 3, 2019

GPV631 Book Review - Hornby's Funny Girl


Here's Gerald's audio book review of Funny Girl by Nick Hornby. A young woman struggles to make a career in British TV sitcoms. #bookreview #romcom #podcast

Gerald Everett Jones is the author of The Misadventures of Rollo Hemphill and the host of the GetPublished! Radio Show. There's more advice for self-publishing authors at getpublishedradio.com.


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Tuesday, July 2, 2019

GPV629 Book Review - A Delicate Truth


Here's Gerald's audio book review of A Delicate Truth by John le CarrĂ©. British espiocrats try to cover up a false-flag operation that wiped out. #amwriting #selfpub #podcast

Gerald Everett Jones is the author of Bonfire of the Vanderbilts and host of the GetPublished! Radio Show. There's more advice for self-publishing authors at getpublishedradio.com.


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Monday, July 1, 2019

GPV605 Book Review - Roth's Professor of Desire


Here's Gerald's audio book review of The Professor of Desire by Philip Roth.

Gerald Everett Jones is author of Bonfire of the Vanderbilts and the new mystery-thriller Preacher Finds a Corpse.

There's advice for self-publishing authors at getpublishedradio.com. #bookreview #bookreview #litfic #selfpub #amwriting


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