Tom Abrahams’s fabulous political thrillers, [easyazon-link asin=”1618689975″ locale=”us”]Sedition[/easyazon-link] and [easyazon-link asin=”1618689959″ locale=”us”]Allegiance[/easyazon-link] have been purchased by Post Hill Press.
[easyazon-link asin=”1618689975″ locale=”us”]Sedition[/easyazon-link] was re-released today as a trade paperback while [easyazon-link asin=”1618689959″ locale=”us”]Allegiance[/easyazon-link] makes it second debut in hardcover and ebook formats.
I reviewed [easyazon-link asin=”1618689975″ locale=”us”]Sedition[/easyazon-link] in 2012 (see below for my reviews) and that novel made my best of 2012 list as well as the listing of “42 Books to Love for Towel Day.”
Both novels are wonderful political thrillers and come high recommended by Rabid Readers Reviews. Pick them up today!
Jackson Quick is working for the Governor of the State of Texas when he’s kidnapped by a man calling himself “The Saint.” His kidnapper wants to know what was on the Ipods that Jackson delivered to different locales around the globe on behalf of the Governor. Once released, Jackson goes on the run with television reporter George Townsend to uncover a conspiracy that he’d never have suspected boiling under the surface of Texas politics involving even those closest to him.
2012 was a great year for me. I started my book review blog in February and have since met a number of wonderful people and reviewed 97 novels. Some of the novels were great and some…well, I’ve never met a book I regret reading because as a side benefit of age, I can always forget with time. High lighted in this post are the seven best Indie books that I’ve read this year.
Best Indie Novels of 2012
(in no particular order)
American Goddesses by Gary Henry
Two women are chosen for a program that gives them superpowers. Gary Henry’s American Goddesses gives the new superheroes a super-baddie who causes problems for the women in an unexpected way. The twists and turns in this story were astoundingly clever as were the ways in which Henry addresses the problems that arise in their daily life as a result.
Henry is working on the second book in this series.
[easyazon-link asin=”1480107336″ locale=”us”]Sedition: A Political Thriller[/easyazon-link] by Tom Abrahams
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”1480107336″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/41lMXpTTG1L._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]The President dies unexpectedly shortly after the Vice President’s demise. A tough, smart, female Speaker of the House is poised to take the main seat while the not yet sworn in, replacement, Vice President challenges her right. On the other side, an anarchist group sees this as their perfect opportunity to make their move (based on a real 1820 British plot). With an author who has spent many years as a political reporter, you can expect and get the best of the best political thriller.
In a Silva-esque move, Abrahams’s website gives us a look into the real places highlighted in [easyazon-link asin=”1480107336″ locale=”us”]Sedition: A Political Thriller[/easyazon-link].
[easyazon-link asin=”B009RAZ9AA” locale=”us”]Creator Class (The Creator Class Series)[/easyazon-link] by K.M. Breakey
[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B009RAZ9AA” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51i6K1dGHgL._SL160_.jpg” width=”100″]This book just squeaked in under the 2012 wire but would have certainly been on the 2013 list.
Shawn Lowe is a P-class 18-year-old who knows that there’s more out there than he can see. The Laws of Earthism that must be obeyed aren’t for him. Why can he only compete in the gaming rooms? Why can’t someone be recognized as the best at something? His Nana knows and she tries to tell him but talking about Pre-Great Transformation events is strictly prohibited. Up in C-class, unknown to Shawn, a 14-year-old girl watches. When she believes that Shawn will be terminated for blasphemous speech, she tries to warn and his friends in high places see this as a perfect chance to bring him to their world. Going to C-class may save Shawn’s life but the cost to him personally is great. [easyazon-link asin=”B009RAZ9AA” locale=”us”]Creator Class (The Creator Class Series)[/easyazon-link] is thought-provoking and poignant.
Action packed and entertaining, I can’t wait to read the next book in the series which is due out in 2013.
On the heels of the death of the Vice President, the President of the United States dies as a result of an aneurysm. In Sedition: A Political Thriller by Tom Abrahams, Savvy Secretary of State, Felicia Jackson and smarmy not yet sworn in Vice Presidential candidate, John Blackmon fight in court and on the public stage for the top title. Waiting in the wings is a group wishing to overthrow the government who know that its time to make their move. Their problem is that it seems one of them isn’t so sure and is feeding information to the NSA and Matti Harrold is assigned to the case. When all the story lines converge, who will come out on top?