Monday, April 12, 2021

Book review: The making of a spy by Jay Johnson

 


Review:

The Making of a Spy is based on the true events of Word War 11. The report like book focusses on a few characters. From their early years and what has shaped them to become heroes during the great war.

The author highlighted their skills step by step which made them unique for the field. A unique way of storytelling as it cut through the normal backstory to the actual plot at hand. The clarity of the book, devoid of any descriptions highlights the drama of those years with brief sentences.

It is definitely a different read which makes it quite easy to read. In short – a synopsis of the second world war with some human elements in it to make it believable and enjoyable.

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Synopsis:

Isiac grew up without a father. His grandfather began teaching Isiac to hunt and fish when he was only 6 years old. That helped Isiac develop his skills of observation. Isiac acquired the ability to notice even the slightest changes in his environment and to interpret their causes.

During the Great Depression, Isiac used his hunting and fishing skills to feed his mother, sister, and brother. Isiac's experience with and participation in bootlegging taught him the importance of planning. His skills in developing plans and contingency plans helped Isiac to anticipate potential problems. Isiac learned that it is much easier to avoid potential problems than it is to try to solve them once they occur.

By the time Isiac was 15 years old, he had a black belt in Judo and was multi-lingual: He was fluent in English, German, Japanese, and Polish.

When WW2 began, Isiac was drafted into the Army. Although unintentional, Isiac's childhood experiences, along with the skills he learned in the Army, became an integral part in “The Making of a Spy”.



About the author:

Jay Johnson most recent work is a novella, The Soul's Tariff, about the painter Tintoretto and 16th century Venice on the cusp of war with the Ottoman empire to the east.

His novel Gold Diggers, a slipstream urban fantasy set in Las Vegas, follows dwarves and elves living at the fringes of society. It was reviewed favorably by Kirkus Reviews: "...maintain(s) a persistent sense of mystery. Johnson grounds his story by showing the peculiar beings from the perspectives of the humans..." "Johnson, not one to let his narrative lull, boosts his story with riveting subplots involving a conspiracy, a betrayal and a disappearing corpse." "... its creativeness and exuberance are unquestionable."

His first novel History of the Unnameables, based on a novella originally published by Duct Tape Press in the late '90s under the title King of Siam, was one of the first works of fiction to address fears of cyberterrorism. He began the story after talking to a number of friends working in blackworks, mainly conflicted science and math academics, who were aware of the problem but were not being listened to.

Invisible City was orphaned by a major publisher but has found new life in ebooks formats. It adds the murky world of bioethics and the porous nature of the new digital reality to the world of spying.

As a filmmaker (under his given name Jay Wright) he was included at the Mexican National Museum of Art's (MUNAL) Biennial of Poetry and Video in 2002. His work has appeared at Cannes, and at other film festivals where the films have won numerous awards. His films and videos have also played internationally at galleries and exhibitions. He has also been nominated for a Guggenheim.



Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Book release: Love at War, an inspirational love story.

 


I can compare life to a book.

It is the continuous shape of a story until it satisfy you. The reason many writers get a god complex after a while. You are in charge of fictitious characters’ lives. Giving them obstacles to overcome and goals to reach. As in life they try to steer the story away from the goal. At times it works, and at times it doesn't. In the end, you get to the place you want to be with some crafty twists.

Love at War is very close to my heart. I could see its progress as a direct relationship with my life. Its beginnings traced back to 2011.

It has endured many changes, rewriting, edits and feedback. It was cut, divided into a series, combined into one again with a lot of emptiness in between where I first had to grow before I could complete the story. I can say with absolute truth it has stood the test of time.

It is a love story but touches many topics within the 600 pages. Yes I know, it is a lot but pertinent to the story... believe me.

Inside the book

 

Faith is the underlining thread that keeps the story going - I had to understand the lessons first before I could apply it in the book.

This book is not for a sensitive reader: rape and abuse feature. I have softened it considerably but we see the humiliating act for what it is. The question is could the character overcome the devastation? How did she do it?

I also touched abuse in the military. Highlighted by our fears and shortcomings there are still people that think that they can control what happens with a woman's body. It leaves devastation on its path. If people do not speak up it will remain a problem.

Abortion is another topic and an important element to the story. Each woman has the right to a choice. What it does to a person seldom talked about.

I filled it with adventure and interesting characters to help the plot along. A story where love will be tested.

Genre:

Christian fiction, love story, adventure, women’s literature, abusive relationships, abduction, abduction rape, abuse and rape, abuse in military, abuse issues, adventure book, adventure love, reproductive rights.

Kindle ISBN 978 1 005570 43 9 at $9.99

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Synopsis

Their enemies tried to outsmart them. Obedience their only defence.

Whisked to picturesque Valetta, a lonely nurse met her soul connection. It set the bar in a stirring plot of spiritual and physical survival as a determined warlord in Africa and a cunning wife in America trapped them. The healing sands of Iraq, their only hope.

Passionate about her work, war-torn South Sudan offered Sonia Main peace. When a man from her past confronted her once more, she had a choice to make. A choice that would influence her life.

Could Sonia let go of the past and see a new future?

Would her dreams continue to haunt her? Or would the warm sun of Africa burn away her fears?

Curt McGee was a man bound by honour and duty. It took him away from home for long periods of time.

Caught in infidelity, Curt's wife’s thinking left him astounded, shocked even. His children prey to an unthinkable enemy.

Would he get beyond his wife's betrayal?

Could he save his children?

What decisions should he make?

Co-workers devised a plan: book a flight to enjoy a weekend in Malta. An island in the Mediterranean Sea that offered tranquillity and peace to weary souls.

Here, two worlds connect, and the result would change them both for eternity.

Meeting by chance, love confronted them, a love so great that they could not deny it. But time played a trick and demanded a price. A price so high that it would strip them of everything before they could experience the joy of a future.

Obedience was better than sacrifice, revealed the pages of the Holy Book. Would they yield or follow their own way?

They could not run or hide from the onslaught. Their enemies' attacks growing in intensity. Crafty tricks added to the confusion, their fears real. It stripped them of their hopes and dreams. They could only go one way.

When Tau Gbadamosi met Sonia, he had a tough time understanding his feelings. War ravished his country. The enormous plight for help too great for one man or one fight. Faced with loyalty, he had to decide. A decision that would cost him. Would he fail the test?

Africa's hopes and dreams burned brightly in the harsh African sun. Poverty and lack the driving force for many ‘do-gooders’. It left the continent in a starving grip. But when a warlord sets his sight on the Red Cross nurse, all hell broke loose. No one could stand in his way.

Only God could stop him.



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Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Raging Waters in the South China Sea: What the Battle for Supremacy Means for Southeast Asia.


Review

Being ignorant about China’s rich history and the underlying drive for world prominence, Raging Waters in the South China Sea is an incredible resource. This book holds important information, organized in easy-to-understand bundles for an ignorant like me. The ample use of maps charts, graphics and documents is extremely helpful and effective.

The author’s goal with this book is to lay a foundation for the public to understand the past and present events in the South China Sea, including how states are navigating the choppy waters of diplomacy regarding territorial claims and how decisions made now are shaping our world tomorrow.

 



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Excerpt

What’s at Stake?

With the current state of tension between China and Western countries, as the waters and skies in the South China Sea heat up, either ASEAN will need to come together to make a unified decision about how to proceed or each state will be left to fend for itself and hedge based upon its own self-interests. China is banking on the latter since it is easier for mighty China to placate or muscle a single smaller state than to manage ASEAN as a whole. The COVID-19 pandemic provides a bellwether for the future of the South China Sea and possibly the world as a whole. China may have originally thought that picking off one boat or oil rig at a time would be ignored given the difficulty each state is facing. However, the level of assertiveness during the spring of 2020 was not composed of inconsequential ‘salami slices’, small and inconspicuous, but rather taken as a whole. They drew the West’s ire and ships from Europe, Australia, and North America entered the Southeast Asian paradise to counter China’s attack on rule of law, sovereignty, and Code of Conduct.

The following are a few of the points determined by the Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal award in a sweeping rebuke.

1. The nine-dash line is contrary to UNCLOS and has no basis in law;

2. Scarborough Shoal and five (5) other reefs named in our submission are rocks that generate no entitlements to an exclusive economic zone or continental shelf;

3. Scarborough Shoal has been a traditional fishing ground for fishermen of many nationalities and that China has unlawfully prevented Filipino fishermen from engaging in traditional fishing

4. Mischief Reef, Second Thomas Shoal and Reed Bank are submerged at high tide, form part of the Exclusive Economic Zone and continental shelf of the Philippines and are not overlapped by any possible entitlement of China;

5. Reed Bank is an entirely submerged reef formation that cannot give rise to maritime entitlements;

6. China violated its obligations under UNCLOS to protect and preserve the marine environment; and

7. China has engaged in the construction of artificial islands, installations, and structures at Mischief Reef without the authorization of the Philippines.4 Furthermore, on June 30, 2016, in a surprising reversal of foreign policy, incoming Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who took office only twelve days earlier, decided not to retake the islands that he was legally assured based upon the tribunal ruling. Instead, President Xi offered Duterte $24 billion in deals which silenced the issue.5

 


Biography

Dr. Rachel A. Winston is a professor, researcher, and analyst who writes and publishes books and articles on various aspects of education. As a scientist, mathematician, and leadership expert, she has been a professor of college counseling, mathematics, and engineering as well as a trusted global college admissions consultant. With more than three decades of experience in higher education, she has taught at major universities in the United States and studied at more than a dozen colleges including: Harvard, UCLA, USC, NYU, and GWU as well as graduate school in China. As a mathematician, she won the Cryptanalyst Award at a National Science Foundation program in Bletchley Park, England.

Living in Europe and the Washington, D.C. area as a child and traveling to a hundred countries throughout her life, her broad range of experience has made her one of the leading cross cultural consultants. She trained counselors around the world teaching in the UCLA College Counseling Certificate Program. 

Starting college at thirteen and winning the National High School Senior of the Year from the American Legion, she has earned many undergraduate and graduate degrees. Dr. Winston holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and numerous master’s degrees, including her most recent M.S. in Publishing from The George Washington University.

In her Southern California community, she served on the Board of Directors of the Newport Beach Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Tomorrow, and the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges, and was also the Education Committee Director of the Costa Mesa Chamber of Commerce. She served the Regional Coordinator for the Mathematical Association of America. Prior to coming to California she worked on Capitol Hill, the White House, and the U.S. Department of Labor. She won the 2012 McFarland Literary Achievement Award and has spoken at over a hundred local and national meetings and conferences. Dr. Winston published her first mathematics book in the 80s and spends her life serving and inspiring students to achieve their college and career goals.

 



 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

Smashwords sale: Bella's Choice by Lynelle Clark

 


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Bella’s Choice by Lynelle Clark

Self-published in 2014

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Kindle ISBN: 978-0-620-58843-0

Blurb

Two roads. One choice.

Anabella Anthony found she was alone in the world at eighteen. Early on, she made a choice; to live an ordinary life away from the lifestyle her parents preferred. However, they had plans for her; they wanted her to become a part of their choices.

All she wanted was a regular household, with normal day to day issues like her peers, parents she could respect, and who above anything else would accept her for the person she is. Torn between dreams that filled her mind with alluring effects and uncomfortable events which tried to sway her, she had to come to a resolution: find peace and stay true to her convictions.

Through it all, she excelled in her sport; a dedicated student who falls in love with a much older man. Will she give in to her body's desires, or will she remain steadfast in her own choices? Can she find the courage to stand amidst the turmoil wanting to drag her down? And most importantly, will she ever forgive those who meant to harm her?

Aldrich Hagin, a lawyer, is ready to settle down. After a tragic loss he experienced right after university he is now, more than ever, ready to move on and start a family. And then he meets a young, energetic, lively woman who turns his life and heart around. Will he be willing to sacrifice his own desires and wait? Can he help her and be the anchor she so desperately needs? Confronted with his own decisions, the choice is his as to whether he’ll stay or leave. What will he decide?

A love story filled with decisions both have to make; to stand against all odds and remain true to oneself. Will they make the right decisions?

Lynelle Clark lives in Gauteng, South Africa.

Her writing career began in 2010. Lynelle has always loved to read books, in which she discovers new worlds. Meeting new people and travelling is one of her passions. So far, the writing journey has been exciting, but it helps that she loves the entire process from beginning to end.

Connecting with readers is important, so feel free to get in touch with Lynelle on any of the following links:


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Monday, March 8, 2021

Book blast and review: A child lost by Michelle Cox. Enter the Rafflecopter for an opportunity to win.

 

Child Lost by Michelle CoxA Child Lost: Henrietta and Inspector Howard Novel by Michelle Cox
Publisher:  She Writes Press (April 28, 2020) 
Category: Historical Fiction, Historical Mystery, Romantic Suspense Tour dates: Feb-March, 2020 
ISBN: 978-1631528361 
Available in Print and ebook, 408 pages A Child Lost

Description 

Child Lost by Michelle Cox

A spiritualist, an insane asylum, a lost little girl . . . When Clive, anxious to distract a depressed Henrietta, begs Sergeant Frank Davis for a case, he is assigned to investigating a seemingly boring affair: a spiritualist woman operating in an abandoned schoolhouse on the edge of town who is suspected of robbing people of their valuables. What begins as an open and shut case becomes more complicated, however, when Henrietta—much to Clive’s dismay—begins to believe the spiritualist's strange ramblings. Meanwhile, Elsie implores Clive and Henrietta to help her and the object of her budding love, Gunther, locate the whereabouts of one Liesel Klinkhammer, the German woman Gunther has traveled to America to find and the mother of the little girl, Anna, whom he has brought along with him. The search leads them to Dunning Asylum, where they discover some terrible truths about Liesel. When the child, Anna, is herself mistakenly admitted to the asylum after an epileptic fit, Clive and Henrietta return to Dunning to retrieve her. This time, however, Henrietta begins to suspect that something darker may be happening. When Clive doesn’t believe her, she decides to take matters into her own hands . . . with horrifying results.

Praise Child Lost by Michelle Cox

“Michelle Cox’s delightful storytelling has a bewitching charm that will keep readers glued to their seats with a perfect blend of absorbing historical facts, intriguing mystery, and thrilling romance.” – Readers FavoriteA Child Lost is undoubtedly a novel that should not be missed—the story is genius, flawlessly written, and wildly entertaining!  A thrilling five stars!” — The Red Headed Book Lover “Once again, Cox delivers the passion and intrigue of Henrietta and Clive with a story that leaps right off the page. A Child Lost is a true thrill… — Paperback Paris “…vivid descriptive prose and historical accuracy – Publishers Weekly"There is not a dull moment in this book. Cox's characters are so well portrayed in their physical traits, their manner of speech, their actions, their personalities as well as through their dilemmas and moments of joy. Cox sure knows how to create characters that are memorable and distinct." - Library of Clean Reads



Child Lost by Michelle Cox

Michelle Cox is the author of the multiple award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Howard series, as well as Novel Notes of Local Lore, a weekly blog dedicated to Chicago’s forgotten residents. She suspects she may have once lived in the 1930s and, having yet to discover a handy time machine lying around, has resorted to writing about the era as a way of getting herself back there. (Her books have been praised by Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and many others, so she might be on to something.) Unbeknownst to most, Cox hoards board games she doesn’t have time to play and is, not surprisingly, addicted to period dramas and big band music. Also, marmalade. 




Stan joined Rose, his hands stuffed in his pockets, and they began walking briskly down the street, though Stan had no idea where they were headed.

“Want to get a cup of coffee?” she asked without looking at him. They turned onto Armitage, into the wind, causing them to bend slightly forward.

Stan wanted to point out that they could have had free coffee if they’d stayed at his parents’, but he didn’t say so. Clearly, Rose had something important on her mind. “Sure,” he said and then added, “so what’s this all about, Rose? Something wrong?”

“I’ll explain in a minute,” she said loudly over the wind, still bent slightly and looking down at the sidewalk as they walked.

They continued in silence until they reached Kaufmann’s and went inside, the shop bell tinkling as they entered. Rose led them    to a back booth, and Stan slid onto the thick, leather seat. Rose sat opposite him. Stan looked at the small chalkboard hanging beside a Coca-Cola sign to peruse the specials before remembering that they weren’t actually here to eat. He pulled his eyes away from the menu to look at Rose now, but as he did so, he nearly cried out loud. She had removed her coat and slightly pulled back her scarf to fully reveal her face, the right side of which was swollen and purple.

“Jesus, Rose!” Stan bellowed, his stomach churning at the sight of her bruised face. “What happened? Did you fall?” Then it suddenly dawned on him. He could see tiny tears in the corners of her eyes. Jesus Christ. “Was it . . . it wasn’t your dad, was it?” he asked, his breath labored.

Rose gave the tiniest of nods and looked away.

Stan felt as though he had been punched himself, fury shooting

through him. How dare her old man! He would kill him! he resolved wildly. His urge was to go right then and there. Why were they sitting calmly in a diner? How could . . . how could anyone hit a woman, and your daughter at that? He knew Rose’s father was a drunk, but it didn’t excuse it.

“I’m going to kill him, Rose!” Stan huffed, grabbing his hat just as the thick waitress appeared beside the table.

“What’ll it be, kids?” she asked dully.

“Stanley, just calm down,” Rose said firmly. “We’ll have two black coffees,” she said to the waitress.

“That it?” the waitress asked, clearly annoyed.

“For now,” Rose said, staring her down.

“Nice shiner,” the waitress said, looking over at Stanley as if he were a piece of dirt.

“Hey!” Stanley said, realizing the meaning behind her withering look, but she had already moved away.

“Jeez, Rose. I said if he ever touched you, I’d kill him! So, now I’m going to kill him.” He threw his hat back onto the seat.

“Come on, Stanley, be serious.”

“I am being serious!” He was filled with rage and . . . and what? Mortification? Humiliation? Rose was his! No one had the right to touch her but him, and even then . . . Suddenly, he felt he might vomit. He couldn’t look at her face for more than a few seconds at a time.

“Stanley, I don’t know what I’m going to do!” she said suddenly, cradling her forehead on the tips of her fingers and beginning to cry.

Stanley felt a flood of something else release within him now, a desperate sort of pity mixed with panic. “Rose . . . hey, Rose!” he said

gently. “Hey, it’s going to be all right. We’ll think of something.”

“He’s getting worse, Stan. He beat Billy again. And I can’t keep

taking him to Lucy and Gwen’s. They were nice enough to keep him for a while. I thought things had calmed down, so I brought him back a few nights ago. It was a mistake, I guess. The ol’ man had a go at him the very first night. I tried to stop it, and this is what I got,” she said pointing to her damaged face. “I took Billy back to Lucy and Gwen’s, but I could tell they weren’t too happy. I mean, I guess I wouldn’t be, either. He can’t just stay there forever.”

The waitress appeared with two coffees. Seeing Rose’s tears, she gave Stanley another snide look and walked away, mumbling “men” under her breath.

Stanley wrapped his hands around one of the thick white mugs and tried to calm himself. What the hell was he going to do? So far he had been elusive in describing Rose’s familial situation to his parents, particularly his mother, only giving the barest of facts that Rose’s mother was dead and that she lived with her father and younger brother. Rose had been elusive, too, during the few times she managed to come to dinner at the Dubowski’s, and Stanley had taken his cues from her—not only on this subject but regarding many topics, actually. He was impressed, truth be told, by how smoothly she outfoxed his mother—a difficult feat by any stretch, one which he and his father had given up trying to achieve long ago. His first thought was that they should explain the situation—partially, maybe?—to his parents. But to what end? He could maybe talk them into letting Rose move into the spare bedroom, but where did that leave Billy? That seemed to be the real problem here. Billy. He hadn’t yet mentioned to his parents that his fiancĂ©’s brother was backward. He wasn’t sure what they would say to that. Well, he could guess . . .

“I . . . I’m desperate, Stan,” Rose was saying. “I don’t have enough money to move out on my own, and we can’t stay there anymore.  I can’t take it. I don’t mind for myself, but I can’t take Billy being punched and kicked and . . . ”  She broke down into sobs, covering her face with her hands.

“You all right, doll?” the waitress called from where she poured coffee at the counter for other customers.

            “Yeah, she’s fine,” Stan called out weakly, turning slightly toward the counter. The waitress, holding the coffee pot midair, continued to stare at Rose, waiting for some kind of confirmation from her.

As if sensing the waitress’s eyes on her, Rose looked up and nodded sadly.

“Jeez,” Stan mumbled. “A guy can’t win.”

 

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A Child lost is a gripping tale of mystery set in 1936. It was a time of great turmoil in Europe, and Gunther had to make the ultimate sacrifice as he went to America in the hopes for a future for him and Anna. A six-year-old girl, not related to himself, in the hopes to find her mother. Soon the plot became a serious of suspense as murder, theft and abuse take the front stage.

I understand this is part of the series, the last book so far, but in the end, I trust the story will continue with Henrietta and Clive’s journey. Though it began with Gunther and Anna, the point of view changed to that of the would-be private investigators in an era when it was unheard of for a woman to work or study. With this turn of events, the author introduced another character as part of the growing characters. Elsie is a young woman who is determined to find her own way. Against the advice of her mother and grandfather she enrols in the, I believe University to become a teacher.

Some topics worthy to mention are mental illness, and the devastation of treatment these poor soles had to endure while in Dunning, a mental institution. The author really had a good understanding of this and touched the topic with finesse and empathy. Miscarriage and the death of a spouse were also touched, and here we see one husband’s desperate plea to take care of his wife as fear grabbed him. In the end, both their attitudes towards their loss had built a bridge that will have a lasting effect on the marriage. PTSD, and the effects of war, was another subject the author wielded with great care.

The love of Clive and Henrietta is touching the heartstrings and the love scenes done with passionate ease. Love an important cornerstone of this couple and the story. Clive’s overprotectiveness and Harriette’s independence caused for some interesting moments. 

Problems within the storyline: Too much throat-clearing stopped the story’s flow. With unnecessary dialogue that either could have been left out or cut in half.

Two other characters are also introduced and though the subject of abuse at the hand of the father is pertinent, it had no bearing on the story. Maybe it will continue in the follow-up of this book.

A cursing Clive doesn’t fit with the character he portrays, nor the period. I cannot see that a gentleman of his status will talk in this manner.

There are a few times I wondered if the book setting is in 1936. Then I had to go back to the synopsis to remind myself that it is in fact historical. Some incidents seemed more appropriate for today.

Final thoughts:

An interesting storyline with a worthy cause to generate a pleasant story filled with enough mystery to keep reading. The romance is believable and touching, which makes this a good read. The principal characters are believable and the supporting characters played their roles perfectly, filling in the gaps for the would-be detectives.

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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Cover Reveal and Smashwords Sale: Blood Mines by Lynelle Clark

 

E-book Created in 2017

ISBN: 978-0-620-78336-1(e-book)

Printed Book Created in 2017

ISBN: 978-1-928434-52-8




 

Tanya’s life was turned upside down when her son, Steve was attacked by renegades and she had to dig deep facing her worst fear to save them both.

It is the year 2048, 30 years after a devastating quake had changed Gauteng’s geographic features. The effects of the acid water, that covered most of the area, was visible to everyone but the government. The silent death crawling closer leaving devastation in its path. Nothing is excluded from the terror.

Tanya and Steve’s path of survival meet up with the rebels in their search for clean water and she had to face much more than just acid water to stay alive.

A thrilling story of courage and survival.

Genre #Futuristic #Romance #Enviroment #Fiction




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Book review: The making of a spy by Jay Johnson

  Review: The Making of a Spy is based on the true events of Word War 11. The report like book focusses on a few characters. From their ea...