THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: JOSHUA AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH Mar15

THIS WEEK’S GIVEAWAY: JOSHUA AND THE SHADOW ...

Psychiatrist Joshua Zeev is a man obsessed with solving the mystery of his best friend’s murder. Harold Brown, a man who has exhibited berserker tendencies not seen since the Viking age is his best friend’s surviving son. Together, the two have become close friends as Joshua worked to help Harold through childhood and into early adulthood.Both men’s lives are thrown into chaos when Harold’s father, and Joshua’s best friend, Richard commits suicide. Although Richard leaves behind a note insinuating it was an act of sacrifice and not depression, Joshua blames himself for not seeing the signs of Richard’s...

BEHIND THE BOOK by Gary McPherson

Starting my writing career later in my life, I could easily point to a plethora of influences throughout my past that ultimately helped mold me into the writer I am today. However, I can point to five musical influences that motivated me to write JOSHUA AND THE SHADOW OF DEATH as well as the Berserker Series. The song “Monster,” by Skillet on the “Awake” album, has always been a favorite of mine. The song is such a metaphor for many internal and external struggles. It represents internal conflict and our desire to overcome the worst of our desires that lay hidden inside. As I came up with the Berserker Series, and as I worked to view Harold...