The Golden Gate: Not just terrific SF, a terrific thriller

"Futuristic and imaginative, The Golden Gate by Robert Buettner sweeps across continents and centuries in a thrilling chase for the truth about longevity. The science is fascinating, and the suspense never lets up. Readers will revel in this terrific roller-coaster ride.” — Gayle Lynds, New York Times bestselling author of The Assassins Great to hear that from multiple award winning thriller author Gayle Lynds, "Today's Best Espionage Writer," and a co-writer with an all-time favorite of mine, Jason Bourne creator Robert Ludlum.

More buzz about The Golden Gate

The webzine Sci-Fi Addicts lists The Golden Gate #1 on its list of "The Most Interesting New Sci-Fi Books Coming Out in 2017" "Buettner is moving to futuristic spy sci-fi, and so far it sounds awesome." Second on the list is the novelization of the holiday film blockbuster Star Wars Rogue One. Just sayin'...

Veteran's Day, 2016

If you have followed my books or my blog you know the men and women of the armed services occupy a special place around here. To learn more about how and why, follow this link to past posts.

When Authorial Research Doesn't Suck

Last week I watched these CV22 Osprey tilt rotors of the USAF's 8th Special Operations Squadron go "feet dry," returning at dusk to Hurlburt Field, Florida, from the Gulf of Mexico. Why? Ospreys figure in my next-month short story The Trouble With Millennials, which you can read free online at The Ospreys are tiny and blurry not because of speed or stealth but because I can't take a good picture while holding a glass of Chardonnay. My particular thanks to USAF Captain, veteran rotary wing pilot, and not-for-long less-veteran author Kacey Ezell for keeping my story's spirit true. If it isn't, the fault is mine, not hers.


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