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My first thriller, "Courier," was published by Exhibit A Books which promptly went out of business. It's still for sale, at least for a while.
For more Information and a chance to buy this lightning-fast motorcycle race of a book, click on the Author Page link just above.
Now, I just have to find another publisher and get them to publish "Courier," "Warrior"-the sequel, and "Day of the Dragonking: Book One of the Last American Wizard." (a paranormal thriller/comedy.}
Man, this publishing nonsense is tough!
Stick around, I'll try to keep you updated on my progress.
(*To be honest, I'm still fairly uncouth.)
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- DEATH OF A LEGENDI came home from a trip to California to find that all the ebook versions of "Courier" have vanished into the ether. The print versions will disappear when the value of paper compost exceeds... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
- Fall of the Berlin Wall - 25 Years ago this weekendI was there at the fall of the WallTerry Irving Senior Producer CNN Washington Bureau I was in Berlin for a week in 1989. Three days before "he Opening," three days during, and one day after. My... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
- [Video and Text] A Speaking Event about Watergate "Noir At The Bar" [text]OK, FIRST A BIT OF NOIR FICTION— THIS IS FROM MY NOVEL, COURIER—SET IN LATE 1972That afternoon, TV News Courier Rick Putnam had one of those days that happened from time to time when it... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
- Kirkus Review: "...relentlessly paced, punctuated by bursts of action and violence, and driven by artfully unfolding suspense. "KIRKUS REVIEW"An action-packed tale of murder and political intrigue set in the politically turbulent 1970s." Irving is a writer and producer with... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
- "A Gem Like Courier" Review by Midnight Rants and RavesMy thoughts: Sometimes I like to mix it up and read something outside the usual YA and NA books. And I’m glad I did that, because otherwise I would miss little gems like “Courier”. The premise... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Longtime Newsman Attempts Escape
40 years of television journalism, online startups/failures, content creation, and technical chicanery and now trying to scam the literary world. First novel (A thriller about Watergate) to be published on real paper in May 2014. Other novels, screenplays, and ghostwritings are pouring out as fast as I can type. Hoping to keep the family in Senior Kibble for as long as possible.