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Those who enjoyed the bestselling international thriller THE NINTH ORPHAN (The Orphan Trilogy Book 1) are advised THE ORPHAN FACTORY, book two in the trilogy, is available via Amazon as a paperback as well as a Kindle ebook.

 

The Orphan Factory (The Orphan Trilogy Book 2) by [James Morcan, Lance Morcan]

Paperback published.

This prequel to book one in the trilogy is an epic, atmospheric story that begins with 23 genetically superior orphans being groomed to become elite spies in Chicago’s Pedemont Orphanage and concludes with a political assassination deep in the Amazon jungle.

 

See what the critics are saying about THE ORPHAN FACTORY:

“Black ice and black ops perhaps have a lot in common. You don’t see’em coming until you spin out.”Welcome Home Soldier Reviews

“Buckle up for another wild ride in the Orphan Trilogy”My Scribe World

“Answers a lot of questions while also opening other doors for the final book in the trilogy”The Kindle Book Review

 

THE ORPHAN FACTORY is exclusive to Amazon.

Paperback link: https://www.amazon.com/Orphan-Factory-Trilogy/dp/0473519747/

Kindle link: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008M9WWKW

 

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The paperback version of our action-adventure The Dogon Initiative  has been published on Amazon. It follows last year’s successful launch of the novel as a Kindle ebook.

 

The Dogon Initiative (The Deniables Book 1) by [Lance Morcan, James Morcan]

Paperback available now.

 

In The Dogon Initiative, a group of foreign mercenaries hired as deniable assets by a newly-formed humanitarian division of the CIA is tasked with saving Mali’s persecuted Dogon people from genocide. They are the Deniables. Their operation must be carried out in stealth while journeying across some of West Africa’s most hostile terrain. As if all that’s not enough, they are also instructed to help solve an ancient astronomical mystery linked to the pyramids of Egypt.

The Deniables soon find themselves fighting for their lives when they get caught in the middle of warring ethnic factions in Mali. Their only way to survive is to join with the Dogon in a race against the clock. The stakes are so high that not only could an entire indigenous group be wiped off the face of the Earth, but all evidence that supports advanced ancient technology theories surrounding the Dogon and a lost civilization thesis may be destroyed in the process.

Inspired by a true-life mystery of astronomy, The Dogon Initiative  highlights some of the many myths and theories surrounding the fascinating Dogon people of Mali. In particular, their unexplained knowledge of the invisible-to-the-eye Sirius B white dwarf star, the rings of Saturn and other heavenly bodies, and their rumored ancestral relationship to ancient Egyptians.

 

The Dogon Initiative  is exclusive to Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Dogon-Initiative-Deniables-Lance-Morcan/dp/0473519720/

 

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If you are the author of alternative thinking books you can add them here https://www.goodreads.com/topic/group_folder/241268?group_id=142309 in our Underground Knowledge global discussion group (13K+ members) – one of the fastest growing and most active groups on Goodreads. It’s free.

 

Author signing

Award-winning authors among Underground Knowledge group’s members.

 

The group’s bookshelves include the following titles:

Classified Woman / The Lone Gladio by Sibel Edmonds

Quarantine audiobook

The Science Delusion by Dr. Rupert Sheldrake — a scientific rebuttal to The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins

Coronavirus guidelines

New World Order: A Strategy of Imperialism by Sean Stone

The Men Who Stare at Goats, by Jon Ronson

Secret Agent 666: Aleister Crowley, British Intelligence and the Occult by Professor Richard Spence

The Untold History of The United States 

The Nazi Doctors: Medical Killing and the Psychology of Genocide

JFK’s 100th bday, Cover-up Continues

Muhammad as foretold by bible

Gerald Posner’s God’s Bankers and other works

Ethical Empowerment by Arthur D. Schwartz

A Global Security System: An Alternative to War by Kent Shifferd

Promod Sharma’s humanitarian philosophy books

The digital age is under attack!

‘How I became a human being’ a memoir of an alien from Cosmos

The true identity of Yahweh.

Native American Empowerment over Oppression

Forbidden Bookshelf

Give-Away: A Dazzling Re-Imagining of Genesis

…and many, many more alternative thinking books. Check ’em out. And while you’re at it, feel free to join our Underground Knowledge group and have your say in one or more of the hundreds of active discussion threads if you have an interest in underground knowledge and in the news behind the (mainstream) news.

The group has been designed to encourage debates about important and under-reported issues of our era. 

Everyone’s welcome. Our members include award-winning writers and journalists, whistleblowers, members and former members of the intelligence community, armed forces and law enforcement, teachers, students, doctors, scientists, historians, bloggers, conspiracy theorists and other shit-stirrers, authors, everyday readers, stay-at-home moms and more.

Everything’s up for debate. No topic is off-limits.

The Underground Knowledge group homepage: https://www.goodreads.com/group/show/142309-underground-knowledge-a-discussion-group

 

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Today marks the Amazon release of  5 SHORT STORY GEMS (Once Were Brothers / Mr. 100% / A Gladiator’s Love / The Last Tasmanian Tiger / Brooklyn Bankster) – a compendium of short stories written by New Zealand author Lance Morcan and published by Sterling Gate Books in 2019/2020.

 

5 Short Story Gems: Once Were Brothers / Mr. 100% / A Gladiator's Love / The Last Tasmanian Tiger / Brooklyn Bankster by [Morcan, Lance]

Box set of short stories is exclusive to Amazon.

 

The stories, which have also been released as standalone Kindle ebooks, are aimed at lovers of thrillers, adventure, romance and historical fiction.

Brief blurbs (and Kindle links) follow for each of the short stories featured in 5 SHORT STORY GEMS:

Once Were Brothers

ONCE WERE BROTHERS – Life will never be the same for young Benjamin Thomas after disaffected Maoris abduct his identical twin brother in this moving short story adventure set in Nineteenth Century New Zealand. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B082Z5FBVZ/ 

Mr. 100%

Mr. 100% – When New York defense lawyer Madison ‘Mr. 100%’ Harley secures a Not Guilty verdict for a client who confides that he is guilty of the ghastly crimes he was accused of, he sets out to ensure that justice is done. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B085Y89NYQ/ 

A Gladiator's Love

A GLADIATOR’S LOVE – In this short story set in Ancient Rome, dashing Greek gladiator Leonidas is one fight away from winning his freedom. Throughout his trials he is sustained by the love of Fatuma, a beautiful gladiatrix. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B082S2MKN3/ 

The Last Tasmanian Tiger

THE LAST TASMANIAN TIGER – Outdoorsman Charlie Truganini can’t believe his eyes when on a trip into Tasmania’s wilderness he sees a Tasmanian tiger – a carnivorous marsupial considered by most Australians to be extinct. https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B082GGKR77/ 

Brooklyn Bankster

BROOKLYN BANKSTER – After ageing hippy Bill Hogan is taken hostage during a bank heist in Brooklyn, his captors demand a million-dollar ransom for his safe return. The problem is no-one knows who the hell Bill Hogan is. Does he even exist? https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07ZTT23YK/ 

 

5 SHORT STORY GEMS can be viewed on Amazon at: https://www.amazon.com/Short-Story-Gems-Lance-Morcan-ebook/dp/B086JZSK2T/

 

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San Francisco Review of Books

Mr. 100% by [Morcan, Lance]

An effulgent new novella!

New Zealand novelist and screenwriter Lance Morcan is a former journalist and newspaper editor with over twenty published books to his credit. Often he writes in collaboration with his son James Morcan, but new novel is another solo for Lance. Following the ongoing output of a talented author such as Lance is rewarding in that with each new publication, a different aspect of his talent is evident. Having read almost all of his books, this reviewer believes MR. 100% to be his most polished and creative novel to date – and that is significant given his prodigious tally of works! More acutely than ever, Lance displays a fine gift for creating characters – both central and peripheral. The cast seems familiar, not that anyone has cultured them in the fine style that Lance delivers, but in the fact that they are credible to the point of being visual. 

Setting the tone for this story, the book opens with A Dilemma – ‘On the evening of November 2nd, 1987, in the den of his upmarket Manhattan apartment in New York City, a depressed and intoxicated Madison Harley studied his Glock 17 through the bottom of an empty whiskey glass. The pistol, which rested on the desktop alongside a near-empty bottle of Heaven Hill Bourbon, was loaded. Harley planned to use the Glock to end his life very soon, but not before he drained the bottle. It was, after all, a question of priorities….’ Being witness to a thought of suicide incites the curiosity of the reader to explore this character’s circumstances.

The synopsis of the plot outlines the dilemma without spoiling the tenor of the novel: Hotshot New York defense lawyer Madison Harley only takes on clients he believes innocent. He’s known as ‘Mr. 100%’ because he has never lost a case, and consequently he is Public Enemy No. 1 in the eyes of the police, prosecutors and the media. The bad press has taken a toll on his personal life. His wife has moved out, taking their two young sons with her and instigating divorce proceedings. When his latest client confides that he is guilty of the horrific rape-murder he’s accused of, a depressed and guilt-wracked Harley hires a contract killer to terminate him after the jury delivers a Not Guilty verdict. It’s 1987 and groundbreaking developments in the field of forensic science sees DNA profiling used for the first time in criminal investigations in America. The release of DNA test results causes Harley to rescind his order to carry out the hit on his client. Unfortunately for him, the killer doesn’t change direction once a ‘kill’ order has been placed. The nightmare scenario that follows sees Mr. 100% negotiating for his client’s life, his own life and the lives of his estranged family with a Mafia henchman, stalking a contract killer and acting as a minder for a client who it appears really is innocent and who is oblivious to the mayhem unfolding around him. Throughout it all, Harley is sustained by the affections of a new woman in his life – a prosecutor with the District Attorney’s Office no less.

Once again Lance Morcan proves he is a master weaver of stories. Not only is this a fine story, but it also adds a depth of knowledge about the impact of DNA profiling, a topic which along with omnipresence of surveillance cameras, facial recognition, and other contemporary invasive legal profundities, deserves exploring! Rich in flavor and fine characterizations, this novel is particularly fine. Highly recommended.

-Review by Amazon Hall of Fame Top 50 reviewer Grady Harp for San Francisco Review of Books http://www.sanfranciscoreviewofbooks.com/2020/03/book-review-mr-100-by-lance-morcan.html 

 

Mr. 100%  is exclusive to Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/Mr-100-Lance-Morcan-ebook/dp/B085Y89NYQ/ 

 

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The Last Tasmanian Tiger cover

Charlie Truganini always suspected the Tassie tiger wasn’t extinct. He finds out for sure when he goes bush one fine day.

Coming soon to a Kindle near you!

 

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Amazon Hall of Fame Top 100 reviewer Grady Harp describes our new release thriller THE ME TOO GIRL as “An immensely impressive novel as well as a wake-up call for increased attention to the crime of sexual abuse.” And he says, “This book is important – as well as being a fine read. Highly recommended.”

To read Grady’s full review go to: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08137BDGH/

 

The Me Too Girl

Thriller novel launched this week on Amazon.

To view Grady Harp’s reviewer profile page on Amazon go to: https://www.amazon.com/gp/profile/amzn1.account.AGZV527R2U6APJG2FF4DP3AB5KBA/

 

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Susan Fox was lost in thought as the cab she traveled in negotiated the city’s rush-hour traffic. Her destination was the Sheraton Grand Hotel in South Hope Street – the venue for a celebration of the recent re-election of Los Angeles’ popular mayor, Dean Lopez.

Twenty-two-year-old Susan, or Suzie to friends and colleagues, was attending the function in her capacity as a member of the mayor’s now disbanded election team of voluntary canvassers. That successful exercise, along with a glowing testimonial from an appreciative Mayor Lopez, had helped secure her a sought-after position as an account executive with a prestigious boutique public relations firm. It was her first job, her first real job, since graduating from UCLA where she excelled in the allied fields of communications and journalism.

When the cab stopped for a red light, Suzie reflected on the past week. It was, she thought, the week from hell. And that was saying something. As someone who had been subjected to sexual abuse in her teens, first by an abusive stepfather and then by a corrupt policeman, she’d had some bad times to contend with, but this past week, in her opinion, had to be one of the worst. 

So begins our soon-to-be-released thriller THE ME TOO GIRL. You can check this upcoming book out on Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/48390120-the-me-too-girl?

 

The Me Too Girl

Heroine a beacon for The Me Too Movement.

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Sterling Gate Books announces the Amazon launch today of author Lance Morcan’s first solo-authored book, Brooklyn Bankster.

 

Brooklyn Bankster by [Morcan, Lance]

After ageing hippy Bill Hogan is taken hostage during a bank heist in Brooklyn, his captors demand a million-dollar ransom for his safe return. The problem is no-one knows who the hell Bill Hogan is. Does he even exist?

All is not what it seems in this fast-paced, short story.

 

Brooklyn Bankster is available via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07ZTT23YK/ 

 

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Amazon Vine Voice review describes VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED as “a work of extensive research into the antecedents and current status of childhood vaccinations.”

Excerpts from this 5-star review follow:

‘The efficacy and safety of vaccines is a passionate topic at this time in the real world. I say “in the real world” because among flesh-and-blood people looking out for their kids, enough doubt has leaked through to prompt concern about autism and other maladies being caused by childhood vaccinations.

‘In the unreal world of the mainstream media, vaccinations are safe miracles of science, and anyone who disagrees is an ignorant lout. Stepping into the breech is Vaccine Science Revisited: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? by James and Lance Morcan.

‘This work of extensive research into the antecedents and current status of childhood vaccinations pulls from history and tons of peer-reviewed scientific papers to “revisit those origins, leaving the science to do the talking.”

‘…I am impressed with the non-biased nature of this book and its reliance on papers written by medical professionals.’

 

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED: Are Childhood Immunizations As Safe As Claimed? (The Underground Knowledge Series Book 8) by [Morcan, James, Morcan, Lance]

Book resonates with the critics.

 

VACCINE SCIENCE REVISITED is available via Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07MQTN3CG/

 

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