Pixie Emslie’s book Cry of the Rocks has been optioned to become a feature film. Well-known South African director/ producer Gray Hofmeyr, the force behind a number of films and television shows, has procured the rights. Cry of the Rocks is a thriller about the world of deep rock mining, set in post-apartheid South Africa. The story involves murder, international conspiracy and trapped miners awaiting rescue and encompasses the loves and lives of the people working the fictional mine, as well as the politics of mining.
The American Society of Anesthesiologists featured Donald W. Ayer’s book The Who’s Next Club – A Cosmetic Surgery Disaster at their annual meeting in Washington DC.. Ayer’s book recounts the death of his daughter after what should have been a routine cosmetic procedure. Ayer has written the book in the hopes of changing legislation, and preventing further tragic deaths. It is a riveting accounting of every parent’s worst nightmare.
Doreen Ingram has been interviewed on TV2’s Morning show with Bruce Clark. The broadcast can be seen in the Las Vegas area as well as online ( http://tv2klbc.com/ – go to produced shows, 10/10 Wed.) Doreen talked about her new book My Sanctuary: A Place I Call Home – The Mission. This sequel to My Sanctuary: A Place I Call Home continues the story of Joao, a chimpanzee taken from his family and sold to a circus, where he sat in a small cage at a zoo for more than 50 years before rescued and taken to the sanctuary, Camp Eden. Jane Goodall says this book “…captures the desperate need of orphaned chimpanzees and how they find love and a new life at Chimp Eden. The perfect gift for every child. I love this book. – Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, Founder the Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace
Aaron Steiner was interviewed about his book Myth: The Origin of Man on FM KYRS; have a listen at www.kyrs.org. Myth presents a new angle on Creation; this clever novel tells the “how and why” of human ancestry as it reflects the dynamics between the first humans and the reptilian race from the star system Sirius B who created them … the Anunaki. The well-researched tale of how mankind could have come into being makes for an exhilarating read. Did we come from apes, space visitors … or both?