If you are in the Maryland/DC area, be sure to meet Ghost Burglar co-author James King at the Gaithersburg Book Festival on Saturday, May 18. Stop by and get the inside scoop on King’s investigation into Bernard Welch and, if you ask nicely, maybe even get an autograph for your copy of Ghost Burglar!
King will be at the Maryland’s Writer’s Association (Montgomery County Chapter) tent, as well as the Novel Places Bookstore tent. The festival runs from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and is located on the Gaithersburg City Hall grounds.
Congratulations to Jack Burch and James King, winners of a 2013 Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY)! Ghost Burglar received the bronze medal in the True Crime category. This is great national recognition for all their hard work!
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From the Independent Publisher Book Awards website: “The Independent Publisher Book Awards were conceived in 1996 as a broad-based, unaffiliated awards program open to all members of the independent publishing industry. The awards are intended to bring increased recognition to the thousands of exemplary independent, university, and self-published titles produced each year, and reward those who exhibit the courage, innovation, and creativity to bring about change in the world of publishing.”
Do you have a question for Ghost Burglar
authors Jack Burch and James King? Do you want to learn more about Bernard Welch’s criminal activities? Then be sure to tune in to your local Wisconsin Public Radio station
! Jack Burch and Jim King will be featured on At Issue today, May 7, between 3:00 and 4:00 p.m. CST.
Jack and Jim will discuss Ghost Burglar with host John Munson, as well as take questions from callers.
Not in Wisconsin? No worries! There are several ways to tune in.
live WPR broadcasts on your computer.
Ghost Burglar just received a nice review by Ed Newman at Ennyman’s Territory. In addition to being gripped from the first page, Newman also raves that “the story features characters and plot twists as interesting as nearly anything by the masterful [Elmore] Leonard.”
Head on over to Ennyman’s Territory to read the whole review now, and be sure to check back soon, as Newman will be featuring an interview with Jack Burch and James King this weekend.
Listen up, Ghost Burglar fans! Authors Jack Burch and James King will be interviewed by Paul Lisnek on WGN Radio (720 AM in Chicago) on Monday, December 24, at 9:00 a.m CST.
They will be discussing Ghost Burglar and how the recent escape from the Metropolitan Correctional Center compares with Welch’s escape in 1985.
Not in the Chicago area? No worries! There are several ways to tune in.
Stream live WGN broadcasts on your computer.
Listen using the WGN app (iPhone/iPad and Android).
Listen at iHeartRadio online or download the app (iPhone/iPad and Android).
Listen at TuneIn Radio online or download the app (iPhone/iPad and Android).
Author Jack Burch will be signing copies of Ghost Burglar at The Bookstore at Fitger’s tomorrow. Stop by and pick up a great (and autographed!) book for everyone on your Christmas list!
Where: The Bookstore at Fitger’s (600 East Superior Street, Duluth, Minnesota)
When: Saturday, December 22, 2012
Time: 1:30 to 3:00 p.m.
Thanks to an AP story about the recent prison break at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in Chicago, Ghost Burglar is finding itself in front of a national audience. The story, with a mention of Ghost Burglar and authors Jack Burch and James King, has been picked up by several national media outlets, including CBS News, ABC News, the Huffington Post, NPR, USA Today, and Yahoo, as well as local media from Boston and Miami to San Diego and Seattle.
It’s great to get the word out and let people know they can finally read the incredible true story of the *original* MCC escapee, Bernard Welch.