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The Writing Life of J. Carson Black and Friends

By on December 6, 2013 in Novels, The Shop with 0 Comments
The Writing Life of J. Carson Black and Friends

Check out my latest blog post, “The Writing Life” and discover how my author friends and I navigate the shoals of writing novels. Read THE WRITING PROCESS on my blog Adventures in the Writing Trade.

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THE SHOP – #1 Kindle Store bestseller

By on September 18, 2013 in The Shop with 0 Comments
THE SHOP – #1 Kindle Store bestseller

Get the Number 1 Kindle Store bestselling thriller today! In Aspen, Colorado, a pop star and her entourage are brutally murdered in their luxury chalet. The lead assassin, ex-Navy SEAL Cyril Landry, has no qualms about carrying out his mission until the instant before he kills the young star—an intense, shared moment that will ultimately […]

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Who Killed Brienne Cross?

By on January 11, 2012 in The Shop with 8 Comments
Who Killed Brienne Cross?

My thriller, THE SHOP, has had a checkered career. This book got me the agent of my dreams, one of the best in the business, who could get the undivided attention of every big publisher in New York. She read the book on a plane during a terrible thunderstorm, and told me that reading the […]

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Former Navy SEAL Landry in THE SHOP reflects Greitens’ Colbert recounting

By on May 12, 2011 in The Shop with 1 Comment
Former Navy SEAL Landry in THE SHOP reflects Greitens’ Colbert recounting

When J. Carson Black researched her thriller The Shop, she wanted her character Cyril Landry, a former Navy SEAL, to recount in flashback a day of his BUD/S training, the “drown-proofing” referred to by Eric Greitens, former Navy SEAL, author of The Heart and the Fist, and today’s guest on Stephen Colbert’s The Colbert Report. […]

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Secrets of the Navy SEALs: Researching THE SHOP

By on May 8, 2011 in The Shop with 2 Comments
Secrets of the Navy SEALs: Researching THE SHOP

In my thriller The Shop, former Navy SEAL Cyril Landry was one of the good guys until he made a series of choices that took him away from his own core.  A warrior, he served proudly as one of the elite Navy SEALs in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is husband, father, part-owner of a race […]

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THE SHOP ***** New Crime Thriller by J. Carson Black

By on March 31, 2011 in The Shop with 5 Comments
THE SHOP ***** New Crime Thriller by J. Carson Black

The long-awaited answer to the question, “Who killed Brienne Cross?,” is finally here with the release of The Shop, by Breakaway Media author J. Carson Black, on Amazon Kindle. * * * At first glance, the shooting death of a police chief in a rundown Florida motel room looks like an assignation gone wrong. But […]

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