On September 1, I received the happy news that LOST OASIS, book #8 of the Zack Tolliver, FBI Series had won a silver medal in the Readers Favorite International Book Contest in the category Fiction-Mystery-Murder. As categories go, that is a massively large one, to my mind, which makes the award even sweeter. But this … Continue reading LOST OASIS WINS SILVER
The first issue of the Strand Magazine was published in January, 1891, named for its location off the Strand, London. Herbert Greenhough Smith was the editor from 1891 to 1930. The magazine enjoyed great popularity from the start, publishing factual pieces as well as short stories and serialized fiction. Smith aimed the content at mass … Continue reading THE STRAND MAGAZINE
The Curse of Matilija will be delivered to those who purchased it on presale on June 30. With just over a week to go, 150 readers (so far) will find Zack Tolliver, FBI, #9 in their tablets, Kindles, and phones on that date. We bought our own just to join in the fun! Typical of … Continue reading Last Week for Presale Purchase of Matilija
It's time to purchase your copy of "THE CURSE OF MATILIJA" on presale. Here are five reasons: Yes, you want to read your book now, not tomorrow. But tomorrow is coming, and where will you be when that moment arrives? Buy it now and forget about it and let Amazon remember for you! Just in … Continue reading “The Curse of Matilija” Soon!
(DISCLOSURE WARNING! This article reveals some content (not specifics) that could be spoilers for fans of Zack Tolliver, FBI novels.) What does the tiny flower on the cover have to do with the newest Zack Tolliver, FBI novel, THE CURSE OF MATILIJA? Read on. In writing THE CURSE OF MATILIJA (muh-TILL-uh-hah), we explored some new roads … Continue reading The Matilija Poppy
While the cover reveal is still a couple of weeks away, we thought it would be fun to include a sample from the new Zack Tolliver, FBI novel. We are currently in the editing and finishing stage. The tired black eyes flicked to Zack. "I have never experienced it before, but I had become the … Continue reading Excerpt From New Zack (Book #9)
Star: Your action thriller takes place near Joshua Tree National Park in a mountainous desert region. Why such a desolate place? Gamble: I’ve gone to Palm Springs many times because I like to run in the heat and the desert. I’ve always wanted to visit Joshua Tree and I was delighted to discover there were … Continue reading Santa Ynez Valley Star Interviews R Lawson Gamble
The Dark Road is the place to begin if you are a first timer to Zack Toliver, FBI, novels. As one reviewer puts it, "You don't have to read this series sequentially, but I recommend doing so. I enjoy a series so much more reading it that way." Each novel is intended to be read … Continue reading Traveling The Dark road
For immediate release: Author's new book receives a warm literary welcome. Readers' Favorite announces the review of the Fiction - Mystery - Murder book "Lost Oasis" by R Lawson Gamble, currently available at http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B088FYGCPL. Readers' Favorite is one of the largest book review and award contest sites on the Internet. They have earned the respect … Continue reading Five Star Review of Lost Oasis
A news reporter called it “the best book in the Tolliver Series”, and judging from its 91 reviews with a 4.5 Amazon rating since its publication in June, 2020, many readers agree. But why give it away? When I look for a new book to read, my quandary is “what author do I trust?” The … Continue reading Lost Oasis is Free Friday – But why Free Books?