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The Organ Takers Audiobook is Now Available


Tantor Media purchased the audio rights to the McBride trilogy of novels and has released the first book in the series, The Organ Takers.


For more about the book, including a cool video, the inspiration for the story, and two sample chapters, link to the preview page



For a series of excerpts from the first 11 chapters, along with author insights into the story, check out these Bublish book bubbles. The links are here.


You can find The Organ Takers audiobook wherever audiobooks are sold. 


But wait, there’s more. The second book in the McBride trilogy, The Organ Growers, will be released in audiobook form on June 5th and is available now for preorder. Go to the preview page to learn more.


Thank you, and Happy Listening.



Attention Kindle Owners

          The Organ Takers, The Organ Growers, and The Final Push are now available in the Kindle Owners Lending Library and on Kindle Unlimited. If you’re not sure that my style of writing suits you, read a few chapters or a few pages risk free and see what you think.               … Continue Reading

Can Human Organs be Grown in the Laboratory?

    In The Organ Takers I show you a lab full of organs that have been grown from porcine (pig) scaffolds and human stem cells.   In The Organ Growers I take you through the process of growing a human kidney using human stem cells and a porcine kidney.     But, can human organs really be grown in the lab?   To date, relatively simple… Continue Reading

The Organ Takers Wins an IndieFab Honorable Mention

  The Organ Takers was awarded the honorable mention spot for the thriller & suspense category in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for 2014.   After the gold, silver, and bronze winners, that means The Organ Takers finished in fourth place, which translates to third loser. But hey, not bad for a debut novel that was… Continue Reading

The Final Push is Now Perma-Free

  What is Perma-Free?    The Final Push: a short story of surgical suspense (35 pages print length) is now permanently free on Amazon, Kobo, iTunes, and Google Play. I tried to make it free for Barnes & Noble Nook Book, but they won’t let me, and they don’t price match.   What’s the big deal?  This… Continue Reading

The Organ Takers is an IndieFab Finalist

  The Organ Takers has been selected as a finalist in Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards for 2014. What is Foreword Reviews?   Foreword Reviews is both an online and print review journal that reviews independently published books. It is distributed quarterly to 7500 librarians and booksellers and is also available at most Barnes &… Continue Reading