Wednesday, December 3, 2014

SPOTLIGHT BOOK TOUR - "THE NEXT DAY" by MILT MAYS


The-Next-Day-Tour-Banner Enjoy Happy Geek Media's Debut of The Next Day

I don't launch into a book tour, or a book review cold, and this is no exception. When I was contacted by Amberr Meadows to participate in some book tours for her, I said "Sign me up! Anytime, anywhere." You see, Amberr is THE very first person I met when I started writing and getting involved in social media, and she has been the most generous and kindest woman in the world. She helped me when I hadn't clue one as to what I was doing. She's laughed with me over silly eCards and we've comforted one another when things weren't so great. She's a terrific inspiration for me and others around me, like Andi-roo and Aaron Brinker. We've all been doing this "writing and social media-izing" thing for quite a while and Amberr is a complete pro and one of the best people I know!

This book, "The Next Day" is an intriguing and very satisfying read. I have not finished it yet, but Mr. Milt Mays, the author has written a fine suspense-thriller and his characters have very real human foibles. One of the things I love about his style of writing, along with his clarity, is the rather wry outlook that he attributes to Alex, his protagonist. Alex could be "everyman", if everyman happened to be working with viral codes and on the cutting edge of weaponization of some of these very nasty bugs that the characters work with in the course of the book. 

Given our recent Ebola scare, and the idea of rogue-states, or individuals within these rogue-states getting their hands on and using either weaponized, or just plain, garden-variety viruses and bugs is rather hair-raising and Mr. Mays' approach is far different than a book like "The Andromeda Strain". I recommend this book highly; it is a thoughtful discursive into what could very possibly happen in the near-future and is well-thought out and beautifully written. I'm glad to be a part of this and would read any of his books in the future! Amberr, my thanks and love to you, as well! I'm happy that I could participate in the fun!


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The Next Day by: Milt Mays
Genres: Thriller, Paranormal, sci-fi
395 Pages
Release date: November 10, 2014

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***** Top secret bio-warfare after 9/11 changes an American geneticist and an Iraqi jihadist into the next evolution of man, one evil and one good, and their end game will decide the fate of the human race. Alex Smith, an adventure seeking American geneticist, remembers 9/11 with crystal clarity. A girlfriend was incinerated at the Twin Towers at the same time he was infected by a lethal virus he genetically modified in an illegal, U.S. bio-warfare facility in the Amazon jungle. Then he changes, physically and psychologically, into a creature he hates and must learn to control before he loses his work, his new love, and his life and country. Jabril El Fahd’s Iraqi mother, a nurse, dies in his arms, killed by the American embargo. His dreams of being a doctor are consumed in the fires of revenge and hate. He becomes a jihadist, Osama bin Laden’s right-hand man, and comes up with a plan to not just cripple, but destroy the United States. Infecting himself with a deadly virus to wipe out the American infidels, he changes into a monstrous creature he loves, and becomes more powerful with every hateful and lustful thought. Nothing stands in his way. Nothing except Alex.                                                                                                         
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Book discounted to 99 cents for the holidays! Grab your copy. The book does not disappoint!
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                                                                                                       Author Milt Mays
                                                                    Author Milt Mays

Milt grew up in Colorado, then spent most of his adult life as a Navy doctor. After graduating from the Naval Academy and medical school, he traveled all over the world with the Navy, the Marines, and a Navy Security Group, finally coming back to rest in Colorado. He’s worked as a fly fishing guide and currently is a primary care doctor for the VA.
Other published works by Milt include the novels The Guide and Dan’s War and the short stories “Thanksgiving with Riley” and “The Dry-Land Farmer.” He lives with his wife in Colorado.
Visit his website to find out more about him.

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Nov 24 Like a Bump on a Blog Kick-off post
Nov 25th Work Money Fun Spotlight
Nov 26th Unorthodox Blog Spotlight
Nov 28th Erica Lucke Dean Spotlight
Dec 1st John Lindholm Spotlight & Excerpt
Dec 2nd Ciara Ballintyne Spotlight
Dec 3rd Homeless Chronicles in Tampa Spotlight/Possible review
Dec 4th Publishing Push Spotlight
Dec 5th Write as Raine Spotlight & 5 Facts
Dec 8th John Lindholm Review
Dec 9th Terri's Little Haven Spotlight
Dec 10th Becca Hamilton Books Spotlight
Dec 11th McClellan Books Spotlight
Dec 12th KP's Book Nook Review
Dec 15th Fever of a Lava Mama Spotlight
Dec 16th Chrystan's Thoughts Review
Dec 17th Desafio in the City Spotlight & Excerpt
Dec 18th Momma D Saves Spotlight/Review
Dec 19th eBookBuilders Spotlight
Dec 19th Like a Bump on a Blog Review
Dec 22nd Happy Geek Media Spotlight Q&A


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            Good luck and happy reading and winning!
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