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Wednesday, 19 August 2015

☀☄ Call to Arms: Nations Fall [1] - Randy Lindsay

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Call to Arms: Nations Fall, an apocalyptic sci-fi novel by (, Cedar Fort, Inc., 234 pages) - this is the first book in a new series!

PREVIEW: Read the first four chapters with Amazon Look Inside.

Check out the book's trailer, synopsis and excerpt below, and then find out more in our Q&A with author Randy Lindsay.

The author will be awarding one $10, to one randomly drawn winner, and one $5 Amazon/BN gift card to two randomly drawn winners via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), interviews (ℚ), reviews (✍) and guest blog posts (✉).


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Synopsis

Joining the military had seemed like the right thing to do, but when war breaks out in Europe Robert wonders if he hasn’t made the biggest mistake of his life. The Russian juggernaut grinds its way toward Italy, the country Robert has grown to love. As one of a handful of American soldiers in the area, he must find a way to help the ragged remnants of NATO’s forces to prevent any more European nations from falling.

While back home, the rest of the Williams family struggles to protect themselves in the face of an impending civil war. The very fabric of society continues to unravel, threatening the destruction of the Constitution and the American way of life.

As Vice President, Calvin McCord continues to defy both sides of the political divide in order to find a solution to the war in Europe, the ravaging of the United States, and an espionage ring within the White House.

Teaser: Excerpt

In this scene Robert is assigned to work with the demolitions experts in the unit.

“Gentlemen, this here know-nothing private is Williams,” Wojcik said, indicating Robert. “If you have anything dangerous that needs to be done—use him. There are more privates where he came from, but we would have to pull a lot of strings to replace either one of you.”

“Understood,” said Shaw, with a deep voice that sounded a bit like someone gargling with boulders.

The two N.C.O.s glanced at Robert and then gave one another a what-are-we-going-to-do-with-him look.

As Robert stood there, nervously waiting as the N.C.O.s conferred with one another, he examined the equipment in the back of the Humvee. Blocks of what appeared to be clay had wires coming out of them. Then it dawned on Robert that these were explosives. “You’re the demolition experts.”

“That we are,” Shaw rumbled.

Cohen gave a single nod, his creepy eyes remaining fixed on Robert.

“What am I going to be doing?” Robert asked.

Both of them laughed.

“You’re going to help us blow up an embassy,” said Shaw.

“Ours?” Robert asked.

“Yep,” said Shaw.

“I thought we were going to clear out the debris so we could rebuild it.”

“Change of plans,” said Shaw, loading explosives into a backpack. “This is the second time terrorists have attacked this embassy in the last decade and with Russia on the offensive the region isn’t safe. Washington wants us to pack up anything worth keeping and then blow the whole thing. The Turkish government can worry about cleaning up the mess.”

That didn’t make any sense to Robert. Turkey was an ally. They should be helping secure the embassy. Instead, it seemed like both sides were anxious to evacuate the U.S. soldiers.

“Okay,” said Robert, “but what am I doing with you guys?”

“We blew up our last assistant,” said Cohen. “We need a new one.”

Call to Arms: Nations Fall - available NOW!

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Other Works by Randy Lindsay

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The Gathering: End's Beginning

Here they were, on the brink of the next era of human history. Prophets had foretold of this time for thousands of years. But of all the things that John could say about their current endeavor and the events that would soon come to pass, nothing came to mind. . . except fear.

John Williams knows conditions in the United States are getting worse, but when his oldest son, Robert, comes home early from his mission and John receives a special Church calling, suddenly everything comes into perspective—the Second Coming is closer than he ever thought possible.

John travels to the middle of nowhere to build Camp Valiant, a future gathering place for Latter-day Saints, leaving Robert to protect the family from the escalating violence and crime in their town. And as rumors swirl throughout the country that those sworn to protect the United States may, in fact, be the ones tearing it apart, Secretary of State Calvin McCord decides to uncover the truth, no matter the consequences.

Compelling characters and political intrigue allow The Gathering to paint a thrilling yet realistic view of the Second Coming’s beginning. As the threads of society begin to unravel around them, the Williams family must find a way to tie their faith together as they prepare for this most glorious event. [Published 13 January 2014, 273 pages]

About the Author

Randy Lindsay is a native of Arizona. He lives in Mesa with his wife, five of his nine children, and a hyper-active imagination. His wife calls him the “Storyman” because he sees everything as material for a good story. Randy’s first novel, The Gathering: End’s Beginning, was published in 2014. He has also been published in several anthologies during 2013-2014.

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