Brian L Porter's Blog – June 2009 Archive (9)

The Voice of Anton Bouchard Receives Another 5 Star Review

It's great to be able to report that 'The Voice of Anton Bouchard' has just received its second 5 star review at the site of Amazon.com. This is what the reader had to say:



5.0 out of 5 stars Very Clever., June 26, 2009

By Ralph R. Deluca Jr. (USA) - See all my reviews

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The Voice of Anton Bouchard is a book of short, well written, and entertaining storys. I blew through the book in one short afternoon. The storys contain horror, brotherly love,… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 28, 2009 at 2:12am — No Comments

Legacy of the Ripper Released

I'm delighted to announce that 'Legacy of the Ripper', the sequel to A Study in Red - The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper was today released in its e-book edition by Double Dragon Publishing and is available from http://www.double-dragon-ebooks.com/single.php?ISBN=1-55404-689-0 The paperback edition will follow soon.



About the book:



Jack Thomas Reid, nephew of Robert Cavendish who… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 26, 2009 at 7:36am — No Comments

Not one, but TWO more 5 star reviews for 'A Study in Red'

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I'm over the moon to be able to report two more fantastic reader reviews for 'A Study in Red' on the site of Amazon.com These come just as the edits for 'Legacy of the Ripper' the sequel to the first book have been completed. I'm really grateful that people are still reading and enjoying the book and taking the time to add their own thoughts on it in this way. Here are the… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 23, 2009 at 6:29pm — No Comments

A Wonderful Testament to 'Of Aztecs and Conquistadors'

I received a wonderful message from a lady called Darlene Campbell on Outsider Writers yesterday. Darlene is from Kentucky but has roots in the Aztec Culture and her words moved and touched me deeply. I'm so grateful that my book could engender such feelings. She has given me her permission to reproduce her words here, and this is what she had to say.



First of all, I honestly DO think this cover is awesome, and secondly, I just discovered your work and can hardly wait to read it!… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 21, 2009 at 8:19am — 1 Comment

Of Aztecs and Conquistadors Nominated for The New Covey Cover Awards

I'd like to ask for your votes my friends. 'Of Aztecs and Conquistadors' written by my alter ego Juan Pablo Jalisco and with a superb cover design by Graeme S Houston, has been nominated for this month's New Covey Cover Award. I'd really appreciate it if my friends would visit http://thenewcoveycoverawards.blogspot.com/ as soon as voting opens later today, (noon at some places in the USA) and vote for the entry at #6, 'Of Aztecs and… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 18, 2009 at 3:00am — No Comments

Review of 'The Voice of Anton Bouchard'

Reviewer Martha Cheeves has carried out a review of 'The Voice of Anton Bouchard' and I'm delighted to reproduce her words on the book here:



THE VOICE OF ANTON BOUCHARD, BY BRIAN L PORTER

Short story "Red Sky in the Morning"... 'Prior to surfacing completely, the submarine's commander, Captain Simon Merrick had ordered the periscope raised, and he knew as soon as he put his eye to the scope that something wasn't right. Although the submarine's chronometer showed the… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 8, 2009 at 6:23pm — 1 Comment

Another 5 Star Review for 'A Study in Red'

My award winning novel 'A Study in Red - The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper' has received yet another wonderful review on Amazon, this time from US reviewer and author Ann B Keller. I'm delighted with Ann's thoughts on the book which read as follows:

5.0 out of 5 stars A Chilling Compulsion, June 6, 2009

By Ann B. Keller (Cleveland, OH USA)

A Study in Red begins with a mysterious warning, compelling the reader to read on. What… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 7, 2009 at 11:02pm — No Comments

'A Study in Red' Wins Trailer Award



I'm over the moon that the video trailer for 'A Study in Red - The Secret Journal of Jack the Ripper' has won The New Covey 'Most Intriguing' Trailer Award for April 2009. I must thank Graeme Houston for his excellent work in producing the video on behalf of Thunderball Films, and can't really say much more other than that I really am delighted with this latest accolade for the book.



'A Study in Red' is of course available… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 6, 2009 at 1:33am — 1 Comment

News on Latest Releases

I'm delighted to announce the arrival of my two latest releases, both from Mythica Publishing. First of all is a superb paperback edition of 'The Voice of Anton Bouchard' a collection of my best short stories of the last five years, originally released as an e-book by Stonehedge Publishing, and now available from… Continue

Added by Brian L Porter on June 2, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

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