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  1. If you could meet any character from any book, who would you get to know? I would love to chat with Hermione Granger from Harry Potter; I feel as though she would have interesting stories and that we could relate to each other easily.
  2. Hi there, We have recently launched a new business with a new way of reading stories! It's called Letters Across Time, where you receive stories from characters through the mail in actual letters. There are free samples on the website, if you want to give it a try. We would love to hear what book lovers think of this idea!
  3. Dear all, the first review of GUN KISS is in. Take a deep breath, because Gun Kiss's special brand of high-octane action is on its way to market, and it's a hell of a ride especially recommended for thriller readers who like their action not only nonstop, but tempered with a bit of romance and a lot of world-hopping political confrontations.The tension begins in the first paragraph as a Lincoln re-enactment event in Washington, D.C. results in a hostage and a bomber intent on thievery. Rick achieves his goals with almost casual precision: it's clear he's not only planned his escapa
  4. This is an article about my upcoming thriller, Gun Kiss, published in Divine Magazine. The novel will be released by Imajin Books in Canada. Divine Magazine Best wishes, Khaled
  5. One of my new favourite books this summer is called Red Notice. Based on a real story, the protagonist started his career at a Wall Street banker and later decided to invest in Russia where he made his money. Along the way, he exposes certain corruption in Russia which led to him and his colleagues escaping the country for their lives. One of his friends wasn't so lucky and ended up in jail and tortured to death. This is a story of high finance, murder and later becoming an activist to overcome the corruption in Russia. Definitely one of my new favourite thrillers If you ever want
  6. My new novel, Incognito, will be released by World Castle Publishing on 15, May. The novel tells the story of three specialists dispatched to Europe to find the Pope who is missing. Pre Orders can now be made at Amazon Incognito by Khaled Talib. Thank you, Khaled
  7. Hi This is the book cover of my second thriller, INCOGNITO, scheduled to be released in 2017. The story revolves around Ayden Tanner who is dispatched by Anonymous to find the pope, who is missing. Meanwhile, a frantic search begins in Italy and beyond its borders amid speculation that the Holy See may know more than they are telling. Best wishes, Khaled
  8. I recently finished a book called Discipline by Paco Ahlgren. I don't normally spend time on forums, but this book has me so intrigued, that I must know if anyone else had read it. It was written over 7 years ago, and it's about time travel. The things this book touches upon are closely linked to what is going on in today's world, specifically our economy, the state of the nations, and digital currency. I was blown away by the accuracy of this book. How did the author know? Was it just mere coincidence? I did some research on the author, and this is the only book he's written. Any thoughts by
  9. Are the use and distribution of illicit drugs a part of your school’s culture? The answer, unfortunately, is yes. At some level, drug abuse and the dealing of drugs are a part of all secondary schools. As a school principal I face and address many challenges and problems, but for any principal, safety is a priority. Drug abuse among students brings the problem of drug use and distribution directly into the school and affects the health, well-being and safety of all students. I wrote Snowballs and Sinners in the aftermath of addressing a school-wide drug infestation. Although the thri
  10. This book made a list that someone shared on Facebook (I think it was from National Public Radio) and so I decided to give it a try. I'm very glad I did. I found it compulsively readable, with a good plot and characters, always keeping in mind that it's a thriller. The story revolves around a young woman, her ex-lover, a different man who works with her at the EU offices in Brussels, and a character who tells part of the story in the first person. Most of the characters are either Swedish or American. The young woman, her ex-lover, and the man at the EU offices are suddenly and inexpli
  11. Dear Reader This is the review of my suspense-thriller Smokescreen in the US Examiner (Columbia Books). To see the review, please follow the link: http://www.examiner.com/review/independent-author-khaled-talib Smokescreen tells the story of a magazine journalist who learns of a plot to assassinate the Israeli Prime Minister during a visit to Singapore, only to discover he is to be made the scapegoat. To learn more about me and the novel, please visit www.khaledtalibthriller.com
  12. I was wondering if anyone has read books that they feel predicted the future -- you know, were written ahead of their time. I just finished Discipline by Paco Ahlgren, and I must admit, I was surprisingly shocked by some of the subjects this author touched on, especially since it was written over 7 years ago. What he wrote about is exactly what is going on today with our economy and the US dollar. Coincidence? Insight? He's an intelligent man with a history of being educated in finance and physics, but still... I can't help but wonder just how he knew, if he knew at all. I also heard some
  13. It's been a while since a read any of Roger Ellory's books. In a way I'm being sparing with them as I'm almost afraid of catching up with the latest! I've read seven out of twelve so I think I'm safe for the present. A Simple Act of Violence I found really absorbing, it's the first book for quite some time that has really kept me wanting to pick up my book and read. Luckily it's been holiday time and I was free to do just that. This starts out as a murder case in Washington D.C. in fact we get in, very close up to the initial crime and from there on we become embroiled in what could be a seria
  14. In this, Attica Locke's debut novel, black refers to both race and crude oil, the lifeblood of Houston, the city in which the novel is set. It is 1981, and down at heel black lawyer is treating his pregnant wife Bernardine to a birthday dinner on a hired boat on a bayou in the town. Their celebrations are interrupted by cries for help. Jay saves the white woman he finds in the water, and he and Bernie take her to the police station then leave. Jay has no reason to trust the police, having done jail time as a former black radical (Stokely Carmichael makes a cameo appearance later in the
  15. Hello from the Backwoods!!! Backwoods is the author of Unremembered, Off Grid, Stronghold (coming soon!) and This Land We Call Home (writing in progress). I look forward to sharing my stories and becoming one of your favorite storytellers. Unremembered After a fatal crash, Ethan Wolfe must survive the wilderness to evade capture. He flees to Colorado to seek asylum with friends, only to find them facing an evil beyond imagination. A twisted dream and a shocking premonition leave him wondering if they face the evil, or are the cause of it. Off Grid Johnny & Rae Lynn Tap
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