Thursday, April 4, 2019
HFVBT presents Robert M. Tucker’s Burton Blake Book Blast, April 9-26
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by Robert Tucker
Publication Date: January 6, 2019
Tell-Tale Publishing Group
eBook; 381 Pages
Genre: Historical Fiction/Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
In this sequel to The Revolutionist, the American journey of three generations locks the neophyte company president, Burton Blake, in a vicious struggle with corporate intrigue, financial greed, and social corruption.
Born to a taxi dancer at the beginning of the Second World War, Burton’s father, Elias Blake, never knows his natural father, who is killed in the South Pacific. He is raised by his mother and stepfather from her second marriage who makes his fortune during the post war real estate boom of the 50’s. Their untimely death by his business partner leaves the boy Elias in the guardianship of his mother’s best friend and her marine vet husband who introduces him to the macho culture of guns and hunting.
Elias’s youth is influenced by the adult world’s drive for personal material gain. Over the next decades, he expands his parents’ original real estate empire into the diversified multi-divisional, multi-national corporation that he leaves to his son, Burton.
Upon his forced return from traveling and working with oppressed third world people, Burton learns increasingly more about the true nature of his deceased father as he undertakes the challenges of leading the company in a new direction.
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About the Author
Rob is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara and received his graduate degree in communications from the University of California, Los Angeles.
Rob worked as a business and management consultant to advertising, corporate communications, and media production companies as well as many others. Now retired, he resides with his wife in Southern California where he devotes much of his time to writing.
He is a recipient of the Samuel Goldwyn and Donald Davis Literary Awards. An affinity for family and the astute observation of generational interaction pervade his novels.
His works are literary and genre upmarket fiction that address the nature and importance of personal integrity.
For more information, please visit Robert Tucker’s website. You can also find him on Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.
Book Blast Schedule
Tuesday, April 9
Passages to the Past
Wednesday, April 10
Thursday, April 11
Donna’s Book Blog
Friday, April 12
Amy’s Booket List
Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots
Monday, April 15
Historical Fiction with Spirit
Tuesday, April 16
Henry & Benny’s Book Nook
Wednesday, April 17
Maiden of the Pages
Thursday, April 18
100 Pages a Day
Friday, April 19
Locks, Hooks and Books
Monday, April 22
The Book Junkie Reads
Wednesday, April 24
A Book Geek
Friday, April 26
Coffee and Ink
During the Blog Tour, we will be giving away three eBooks of Burton Blake! To enter, please use the Gleam form below.
– Giveaway ends at 11:59pm EST on April 26th. You must be 18 or older to enter.
– Giveaway is open INTERNATIONALLY.
– Only one entry per household.
– No sweepstakes accounts please.
– All giveaway entrants agree to be honest and not cheat the systems; any suspicion of fraud is decided upon by blog/site owner and the sponsor, and entrants may be disqualified at our discretion.
– The winner has 48 hours to claim prize or a new winner will be chosen.