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Latest Book Review: ‘Exciting From Beginning to End’

Another 5-star review of my just-released crime-fiction novel, The National Bet, appeared on Amazon today, helping get 2015 off to a great start!

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Posted by verified Amazon customer Amy Daniels, the 5-star review reads as follows:

“McCarty ingeniously builds a plot involving a national mass murder and takes you deep into the FBI investigation. He weaves a keen knowledge of changing technology, current political turmoil and real past events to nudge you into a possible future with his star character, Special Agent Joe-L Wilson. I hope to see more of Special Agent Wilson and I will be back if McCarty decides to make this a series. Exciting from beginning to end, I highly recommend this novel!”

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If I needed to find a good book to read, I know where my search would end! Of course, I’ve already read the book. But what about you? Are you looking for some reality-based fiction to keep your attention? If so, look no more!  HINT HINT ———->

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Mass Murder Fiction is Sure to Make Conservatives Smile

On the heels of the Republican-controlled and -led U.S. House of Representatives passing a $1.1 trillion cromnibus spending bill, I thought I’d share an excerpt from my just-released crime-fiction mystery novel, The National Bet. Shown below, it’s guaranteed to make conservatives smile — even if it only takes place inside a fiction novel:

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No longer willing to accept such political posturing and double-speak, Americans began calling for resignations and launching recall petitions.

Amidst news reports about ammunition and body armor sales going through the roof, the nation’s top elected officials began to sense the end was near, that the tipping point had finally arrived. And they were right.

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, President Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and leaders of both the House and Senate heard from members of Congress, state governors, and others from a wide array of academic, business and professional groups of a loose-knit coalition of people with long track records of supporting limited government. Their demands were clear: resign immediately or face criminal prosecution on a laundry list of charges, up to and including treason.

If that doesn’t whet your appetite enough, you can read other excerpts from the book here, here and here.

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UPDATE 4/19/2015 at 1:28 p.m. Central: Check out the limited-time free-books offer here.

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The National Bet Now on Sale in Paperback, Ebook

The 368-page paperback version of The National Bet is now on sale at Amazon.com!

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Buy The National Bet, and you’ll be able to follow FBI Special Agent “Joe-L” Wilson as he’s put in charge of the investigation into the mysterious deaths of thousands of Americans during the Fourth of July weekend. And you’ll see how he responds to the biggest challenge of his law enforcement career — a challenge that becomes personal after he realizes he shares one thing in common with those who died.

If you would rather read the ebook version of The National Bet, you can pre-order it now before it goes on sale Nov. 26.

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Book Excerpt: Obama Shocks Nation With Executive Order

On the heels of the 2014 mid-term election results, I couldn’t resist sharing an excerpt (below) from my soon-to-be-released first fiction novel, The National Bet:

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A few minutes past noon on May 11, 2015, President Barack Obama shocked the nation during an announcement carried live on all of the major television and radio networks as well as PBS, C-Span, YouTube and thousands of new media outlets.

Barely two years after the nation’s forty-fourth president had proposed a cap on lifetime contributions to individual retirement and 401(k) accounts at “about three million dollars for someone retiring in 2013,” he told Americans something that cut even deeper.

“The American economy is on the verge of collapse and, after consulting with members of my cabinet, I decided to take swift action to avert disaster. A few minutes ago, I signed an Executive Order that effectively places the Treasury Secretary in what I like to describe as a guardianship role over the retirement savings plans of all Americans.”

Hearing the news, Americans braced themselves for what he would say next.

“So, what does that mean? It means this: if you have an IRA, a 401K, a pension or any other type of retirement plan, it means it will now be held in trust, safe, by the United States Government. And it means you can sleep comfortably tonight knowing it is safe.”

Unlike the never-implemented proposal the president had pitched in May 2013 as a way to prevent the people he called “wealthy individuals” from accumulating “substantially more than is needed to fund reasonable levels of retirement savings,” this executive order—the most recent of more than two-hundred he had signed since taking office—left Americans feeling as if a sacred trust had been broken.

After the fine-print details of the order—conveniently omitted by the president during his television address— became public, Americans became angry, feeling as if they had been robbed of their retirement nest eggs. In turn, they began directing their anger at anyone remotely connected to Washington, D.C.

The anger spurred by the president’s actions pales in comparison to the level of fear that sweeps the nation after more than 30,000 Americans die mysteriously over the Fourth of July weekend. How did they die? Who is responsible? Find out as you follow FBI Special Agent “Joe-L” Wilson as he faces the challenge of a lifetime — one that becomes very personal after he plays The National Bet.

Pre-order The National Bet ebook and stay tuned for the release of the paperback later this month.

UPDATE: The 368-page paperback version of The National Bet is now on sale at Amazon.com! Click here to order.

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Release of Third Book Days Away; Pre-Order eBook Now

I plan on spending this weekend reviewing the final proof of The National Bet, and then — Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise — the paperback version of my first fiction novel should go on sale online no later than Nov. 14. Meanwhile, the ebook is available for pre-order now!

The National Bet by Bob McCarty

The National Bet by Bob McCarty

In 368 pages, The National Bet marries my penchant for investigative reporting with my love of crime-thriller fiction that’s certain to rattle your nerves. Here’s the teaser:

Tapped to investigate the mysterious deaths of thirty thousand Americans during the Fourth of July weekend, FBI Special Agent “Joe-L” Wilson faces the challenge of a lifetime. His challenge becomes personal after he plays The National Bet.

If you prefer to read your books on a Kindle or other electronic device, you can pre-order The National Bet ebook to ensure you receive a copy as soon as it’s released Nov. 26.

While you wait for the release of The National Bet, feel free to order copies of my two nonfiction books, Three Days In August (October 2011) and The Clapper Memo (May 2013). Thanks in advance!

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