Jeff Shear is the author of the book, The Keys to the Kingdom, an investigation into a weapons deal between the US and Japan (the FSX), published by Doubleday. His latest novel Black Mesa: The Final Report will be published in October by BigWhitePaper press. He has been a Fellow at The Center for Public Integrity, in Washington, DC, where he was one of the several contributors to the book The Buying of the Congress, published by Avon. Before that, he served as a staff correspondent for National Journal, with regular venues at the White House and Congress. He has written many TV narrations for the National Geographic Channel, Discovery, and The History Channel.
I am the author of the Jackson Guild Books, an alt-espionage series that begins in the past, September 28, 2009, when Washington is attacked and the government decapitated by a nuclear weapon believed to be planted by terrorists. The operant word here is “believed.” In the story, Guild, a Senate investigator, uncovers the origins of the plot against the government. But there’s a twist. If he unravels the conspiracy he risks setting off a nuclear war. The story of how he becomes a part of an underground working to discover the truth about the attack, while avoiding a catastrophic nuclear exchange, chisels out the series arc, where thieves plunder the Red Cross for precious blood supplies, and Twitter brands them "vampires"; YouTube takes over the news, and Talk Radio babbles about a Second Coming. All of which provides cover for oligarchs who plot the nation's route to their redefinition of American Decomcracy.
Black Mesa the Final Report explodes into an alt-espionage series that begins in the past, September 28, 2009, when Washington is attacked and the government decapitated by a nuclear weapon believed to be planted by terrorists. The operant word here is “believed.” In the story, Guild, a Senate investigator, uncovers the origins of the plot… [Read More]
Senate investigator Jackson Guild tracks down a Russian plot to cripple America with a nuclear device falsely labeled Made in Pakistan. And now it’s on the nation’s doorstep, and Guild holds the key, secreted away on a strand of DNA. Pursued by Russian terrorists and harried by the FBI, Guild’s only protector turns out to… [Read More]
Terrorists nuke Washington, and investigator Jackson Guild discovers there’s evidence encoded on a strand of DNA revealing who ordered the strike. In the meat grinder of espionage, Guild’s drinking and making mistakes, missing signals. He’s kidnapped, shot in the face, and held hostage to the Russians controlling the precious genome, and they have no idea… [Read More]
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Jeff Shear replied to the topic Starting Group for Authors to Help Promote Each Other in the forum BookWorks News & Community Announcements 1 month, 1 week ago
Hi, this is all beta, beta because I’m not sure what the real effort will take, but JD’s on to a great idea, and this approach may be a way to augment it.