Finally. July 23 is here, and my new magnum opus Silver Justice officially launches!
Unlike my last bunch, this one is not going into KDP Select on its launch, and is not seeing any free days nor loans. It’s my experiment with having it on multiple platforms – B&N, Kobo, Apple, etc. I guess we’ll soon see how that works, although it typically seems to take a few months for a book to find its stride.
Silver Justice is the story of a strong female protagonist, Silver Cassidy, who is the FBI agent running a task force that’s hunting a brutal serial killer who is targeting financial industry bigwigs. It uses the 2008 financial crisis as the backdrop and posits some disturbing explanations for what caused the dislocation that is still affecting so many today.
STOP THE PRESSES! New guest blog on writing Silver Justice with author & book reviewer Sheila Deeth.
BREAKING NEWS: A noteworthy book review for Silver Justice from author Bert Carson.
NEWS: Interview with Rachelle Ayala on writing, Silver Justice, and Jet. A good one!
MORE NEWS: New guest blog explains exactly how to write three novels a year in your spare time!
I believe that some will hate this book. Certainly anyone connected with Washington, Wall Street or the regulators are not going to be fans, and that means that most financial journalists won’t be, either. And those that wish to view reality with rose colored glasses are going to find it deeply disturbing and frustrating – not because they will be able to rebut anything in it, but simply because it is uncomfortable for them.
Silver is a new kind of protag for me – a kick ass, no nonsense heroine reminiscent of Agent Starling from Silence of the Lambs, but more mature. When I first came up with her, I was actually thinking, “What would Starling be like 10 years after Hannibal?” I know. I don’t have much of a life. But at least the hours are good.
As part of the launch I’ll be doing a mini-blog tour replete with interviews and guest blogs and the like, and World Literary Cafe is featuring me, which is always a treat. I’m also trying to get Beyonce or Bieber to recommend the book to their fans in concert, but so far neither are returning my calls, which is probably because the clowns got to them first. F#cking clowns are always at it. Do you wonder why I hate them?
Below is the cover for Silver Justice, as well as a link to purchase it, which I understand will bring prosperity, magnetic attraction and teen-level libido, boundless good health, longevity, and the ability to crush your enemies like insects and grind their bones to jelly as you dance a victory jig on their cold, lonely graves. If that sounds like a police procedural/thriller that delivers a lot, you betcha it does. And it whitens teeth and grows hair, too.
On Tuesday I start writing my new one, JET, and I’ve very excited about it. And not just because I’ve been drinking. It will be pure escapist action/adventure featuring an ex-Mossad operative who faked her death to get out of the game, but whose past has come back to haunt her. Probably looking at a September launch for JET, so I need to get busy.
And for all those complaining that I don’t post enough gratuitous sparrow photos, take that! She now weighs about a hundred and eighteen pounds, and eats two raw rib eyes a day. And I’ve trained her to attack, mutilate and kill. You don’t want a piece of me. Trust me on that.