Tag Archives: thriller novels

Death by a Thousand Cuts

As some of you know, one of my other “jobs” besides business consulting and advisory on strategy execution, leadership and corporate culture, is writing thriller novels.  And there is plenty of inspiration to be found for a fast paced thriller … Continue reading

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My Thriller Novels Now in Paperback

Perfect for Holiday Reading  Historical and Political Thriller Novels by John Childress Now Out in Paperback After over a year in e-book format, all four of John Childress’s thriller novels are now available in paperback on Amazon and other on-line … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do . . .

If you are a child of the 60’s, then  you can easily hear in your memory the lyrics to this Neil Sedaka blockbuster.  If you can’t recall them, or are from a  different generation, click here for a blast from … Continue reading

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Book Promo Video . . . Almost Perfect

My first historical thriller novel was written while I was living in a 13th Century stone Chateau in the south of France several years ago.  The house had a magic of its own and it seems as if the carved … Continue reading

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Looking for an Author’s Assistant . . . pass the word

I could definitely use some help (not only the mental kind!).  I am looking for an author assistant to help with all the details it takes to get several novels and business books out of my mac and into the … Continue reading

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New Promo Video for my Pirate Novel: Bad Company

When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.   ~Ernest Hemingway Like most young boys I was fascinated by Pirates!  I would make a black eyepatch, find a floppy hat and … Continue reading

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When Truth Catches Up With Fiction . . .

Setting the context:  The global annual revenue from illegal drug sales is currently $400 billion dollars, and growing.  And it’s all in cash! The more potent the drugs the stronger the addiction and thus the greater the need for more drugs.  … Continue reading

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Back to the Source . . . Insights and Inspiration

After a year and a half of blogging and over 340 blogs, I took some time out this Christmas holiday to look back over all my entries and to think about where the inspiration and insights for my blogs come … Continue reading

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Pirates, Then and Now . . .Bad Company (my new thriller novel)

In my mind far too much attention is focused on big business.  Politicians pander to them, make concessions to appease them, skew the tax laws in their favor and allow them to manipulate their balance sheets with offshore investments, R&D … Continue reading

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Business as Usual – Not!

This week my new thriller novel was published on Amazon Kindle US and UK. This is my third thriller novel and I am excited to introduce a new character, Jack Christian.  I believe you will find Jack the type of … Continue reading

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