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The Real John Paul Jones

The Real John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones A week after I released my book, Emerged From Darkness, I got curious and asked a question. How many even knew who John Paul Jones was? Firstly I expected a lot of young people to really have no clue, and I can’t say their answers were really that...

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Best selling author status

Best selling author status

In less than 24 hours, thanks to good friends and family, my book launch took Emerged from Darkness and made it #18 in Kindle! Heroes Among Men made it to the top 100 but it never got as low as #18. So this is exciting. Of course holding the course means more people...

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Some may call Emerged From Darkness Steampunk lite

Some may call Emerged From Darkness Steampunk lite

And they’d be right. Emerged From Darkness has only a dash of steampunk. Which was exactly what I had intended. I write stories that are historical in nature.  Although I have embellished on Dr Franklin's inventions and added a few that he may have wanted to invent,...

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Commentary: Emerging Darkness

Commentary: Emerging Darkness

Emerging Darkness Artistically speaking, why the Freemasons? So, from an artist’s perspective, why did I pick the Freemasons? Historically speaking, they had a hand in  the formation of the United States by taking a strong hand in resisting the British tyranny and...

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Single Mothers

Heroes come in all shapes and sizes, from all walks of life. Heroes aren't just people who have seen combat. A hero is someone that sets a phenomenal, who has overcome incredible odds. A hero is a person who has untiringly put service to their fellow man above their...

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Author Interview with Linton Bowers

Indie Author Linton Bowers I had the pleasure recently of catching up with a fellow Indie Author and I thought I'd ask him a few questions about the whole writing process, and his opinions on being an Indie Author. And I thought I'd share that with you guys, here. By...

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Gary Lowe : Leading by example

Gary Lowe A True Hero If there one abiding theme that I have consistently remained faithful to in the nature of a true hero, it is sacrifice and service. Most often when we think of sacrifice we think of dying for our cause, and while that is indeed the last full...

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This is my story

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Ben Coleman is a Navy vet that has seen war first hand and through the memories of other writers. His work, although fiction, is firmly grounded in history, politics and events of the past.

Emeregd from darkness best selling authorA swashbuckling steampunk set in the American Revolution 1776. Freemasons led by Captain John Paul Jones launch a secret mission to the Lost Mines of Solomon. 

Available in paperback and ebook from on Amazon & Createspace and Barnes and Noble.

A percentage of the sales of each book will benefit the Freemason Widows and Orphans Charity.

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