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Welcome to season two of! Rhonda R Carpenter interviews J.D. Sawyer and H.E. Roulo interviews Brian Rathbone. We also share contest information and news.

INTERVIEWSBrian Rathbone



Twitter: @brianrathbone



Bio: Horse trainer turned technology geek turned fantasy author and podiobooker.

J.D. Sawyer

Coming soon to Podiobooks


Twitter: @dsawyer

When he’s not indulging his psychosis or happily encouraging his burgeoning case of carpal tunnel syndrome by feeding his writing habit, he spends his time doing fine art photography, video production and editing, and podcast production through his media company ArtisticWhispers Productions. He is currently in post production on his first feature film, Hunting Kestral, which takes place in the same universe as the forthcoming podcast novel Predestination and Other Games of Chance.


Seth Harwood is offering a signed copy of Jack Wakes Up on our BTR-PR show July 21, 6:00 pm PST/9:00 pm EST. Be at the show as a call in guest 347-996-3319 or in the live chat and get to ask him a question in order to qualify for the drawing. You could win! Set a reminder.

Brain Rathbone’s has 4 ways to win four autographed copies of his book, including on our LIVE BTR-PR show on July 23rd at 6 pm PST/9 pm EST. Details on the other ways are available at his website. Set a Reminder for the Podioracket live show and join in the fun.

Philippa Ballantine has extended her Weather Child contest until August 1. Write a review or blog about the book and let Philippa know with an email to Your name will go into the hat for a huge collection of New Zealand goodies.

Contest number 9 has been announced in The Mark of a Druid 2009 Contest series. Kidnap the Trailer. Go to snag the trailer and put it on your blog, twitter the link and talk it up, then click participate on the book site and give Rhonda the link. Every time you talk it up add to your participate list and your name will go in the drawing each time you let her know you kidnapped the trailer. Contest details located here.

Arlene Radasky needs book club questions for The Fox. Visit her site and shoot her an email with a question and your name will go into the hat. Contest ends July 31, 2009

J.C. Hutchens and Matt Wallace bring you the Sword of Blood show and tell competition. Watch for Friday’s post or visit


Parsec nominees are being reviewed. Watch for badges coming soon to nominees.

Phil Rossi’s Crescent hit #5 in horror in his Amazon book rush. Killer job!

Podiobooks 2.0 is so close! Stay tuned for the details as authors prepare!

New Releases

There are many options to enjoy!

Checkwolf - Book 1 by Remy Gibson FictionQuilt, Book and Bard by Bryna Chalmer Fantasy-Family FreindlyT’Aragam: the Max Ransome Chronicles, Book One by Jack W. Regan-Young Adult-Family FreindlyActs of Desperation by Tim Dodge Thriller

Unconventional by J. J. Hebert Inspirational Fiction-Family FreindlyUntrue Tales… Book Two by Teel McClanahan III
Science FictionSee Tom Run by Scott Wittenburg MysteryStar Struck by Emmy Z. Madrigal Romance

The Mariner’s Secret, a Matt and Heather Thriller by Mary TomasiDubois Thriller-Family FreindlyInherited Danger by Brian Rathbone FantasyCheckwolf - Book 4: Failure Not Tolerated by Remy Gibson

Now Completed

These have completed since our last Season One show.

See Tom Run by Scott Wittenburg MysteryInherited Danger by Brian Rathbone FantasyThe Mariner’s Secret, a Matt and Heather Thriller by Mary TomasiDubois Thriller-Family FreindlyJujun by Graydancer Magical Realism-Adults Only

Hard Boiled Headline by Greg Crites HumorUntrue Tales… Book One by Teel McClanahan III Science FictionTraitor, Book 1 of The Turner Chronicles by Mark Eller Science FictionT’Aragam: the Max Ransome Chronicles, Book One by Jack W. Regan-Young Adult-Family Freindly