November 2013 - Marliss Melton

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My Narrator a Hero

My Narrator a Hero

How do you bring a book to life? Voice talent David Brenin had done an excellent job telling the story of THE PROTECTOR, now available in audio format, with THE GUARDIAN and THE ENFORCER coming very soon!  I was surprised in my interview with David Brenin to learn that he’s a hero in his own right. It was […]

Tornado Heroines

Tornado Heroines

Adversity brings out the best in us. That is never more apparent in the case of my latest heroine, kindergarten teacher, Anna Canaday, at Plaza Towers Elementary School in Moore, Oklahoma. The school was hit by an EF5 tornado this past week, leaving seven students dead. Canaday and her colleague, Jessica Simmonds, gathered ten kindergarteners […]

Gratitude Giveaways Blog Hop

Gratitude Giveaways Blog Hop

Welcome to the Gratitude Giveaways Blog Hop (Nov 15-Nov 30)! In order to thank my readers for following my heroes’ blog, I’m giving away a free copy of THE PROTECTOR in audiobook. To qualify, all you have to do is follow this blog your favorite way and mention “Gratitude Giveaways”. Please do one of the […]

Aaron Mankin, Injured Marine inspires...

Aaron Mankin, Injured Marine inspires other Veterans

My hero today has been featured across the country on this Veteran’s Day, 2013. His name is Aaron Mankin, a former Marine corporal who suffered severe damage to his nose, mouth, and ears when his amphibious assault craft rolled over and detonated an IED. Four marines were killed in the blast that disfigured Mankin and eleven were injured. Thanks to […]

Navy SEAL Hero Helps Soldiers Bounce ...

Navy SEAL Hero Helps Soldiers Bounce Back

Eric Greitens is a former Navy SEAL who wrote the best-selling book The Heart and the Fist, a book that tracked the author’s evolution from a humanitarian aid worker to a Navy SEAL. Greitens is a unique hero because he is so obviously an idealist (NF for my Myers-Briggs lovers) and few NFs make it […]

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