All posts tagged: Author Interview

ImaginePublicity on Air: K.J. Howe Author and Director of THRILLERFEST

For the last six years, K.J. Howe has immersed herself in the world of kidnapping to bring authenticity to the page. Her first novel, The Freedom Broker, won a Thriller Award for Best First Novel. Her second book, Skyjack, received a Boxed and Starred Review from Publishers Weekly and a Starred Review from Library Journal. Not only does Howe write with enthusiasm for her character, she meticulously does  research to bring real issues to the storyline. Thea Paris appears in the series as a kidnapping negotiator with a love for adventure and the ability to overcome her personal obstacles to get the job done. There are 25 elite professionals who travel undercover to the deadliest spots in the world to bring hostages home safely by any means necessary. Only one of those 25 elite response consultants is a woman.  She brings everything a man does to the job as well as her intuition. She is the inspiration behind professional kidnap negotiator Thea Paris. Although the Freedom Broker series is fiction, Howe brings personal knowledge of …

ImaginePublicity on Air: ALL SECURE with Tom Satterly

Tom Satterly, author of ALL SECURE, is one of the most highly regarded Tier One Delta Force operators in American military history. As the author of ALL SECURE, Tom Satterly shares his stories and experiences from the Battle of Mogadishu, well known as the basis of the movie Black Hawk Down, to the capture of Saddam Hussein. As a soldier, he recounts his rise through the military ranks to Green Beret, and subsequently the elite Delta Force, The Unit, whose secretive high-profile and high-risk operations are legendary. Readers interested military stories will be thrilled with the action-packed tales of renowned conflicts. But, after reading the tales of war and celebrated battles, ALL SECURE has a message for all combat veterans, especially those suffering the after effects of war. Told through Satterly’s firsthand experiences, it also weaves in the reasons-the bloodshed, the deaths, the intense moments of sheer terror, the survivor’s guilt, depression, and substance abuse-for his career-long battle against the most insidious enemy of all: Post Traumatic Stress. Relating his personal story of coming home, …

ImaginePublicity on Air: Wrong Numbers

ImaginePublicity on Air: WRONG NUMBERS with Glen Meek & Dennis Griffin

WRONG NUMBERS: A Gripping True Story Of Call Girls, Hackers, And The Mob In Las Vegas Back in the 90’s the Las Vegas call girl scene was much different than it is today. Most services were heavily advertised in telephone books and other traditional advertising forms, and controlled by the owners of the “entertainment” services. The main means of communication and setting up “dates” was by telephone. Somebody in Las Vegas found a way to secretly divert phone calls meant for one escort service and redirect them to a rival service. No one knew who was skimming off these phone calls, but certain businesses seemed to be expanding while others were losing calls. A plan was put into place by those familiar with organized crime factions to find the hacker and put him under control of a well-known Mafia family. Eventually the FBI and federal agents became involved in the race to find out what they were up to using technology that by today’s standards would seem archaic. Glen Meek was an investigative reporter at …

ImaginePublicity on Air: THE STRAIT by Dom Stasi

From a varied background including aviation,  the Apollo Project, HBO and MTV, first time author, Dom Stasi, creates a compelling first novel, THE STRAIT. THE STRAIT:  Pilot Jake Silver is haunted by a cruel irony—he secretly suspects that he’s the reason Swede Bergstrom, the hero who saved his life, has fallen on hard times. Upon learning that Swede has been killed during the commission of a crime, the guilt-driven Jake too-willingly agrees to follow Swede’s mysterious and beautiful sister, Christina, on a search to clear her brother’s name. Reviews: Literary and atmospheric, Dom Stasi’s debut thriller will have you turning pages late into the night with its high-flying action and intriguing mystery. As answers continue to be uncovered, the final pieces of the puzzle are as shocking as they are satisfying. “Dom Stasi is a master at weaving intriguing characters, thrilling situations, complex details and historical facts into a can’t-put-down tale that will leave you breathless.” Published by WildBlue Press