ANOTHER EXCERPT FROM
MY BROTHER’S KEEPER
It’s exciting for authors to see their books being promoted. Of course, you can never be certain of the context in which your work appears.
This display panel from the online book site, Kobo, showed up recently in my Facebook news feed. It places my novel, MY BROTHER’S KEEPER, next to a book titled “Imperfectly,” by a writer named Coleen Masters.
Apparently that book is the ninth in a series of action romances, and a snip from its promotional copy offers the following…
“Kelly Rodgers [the book’s heroine] may be young, smart, and headstrong, but she’s no match for a biker badass like Leo. She’s never met anyone like him, he’s the worst thing to happen to her and as much as she hates to admit it…she finds him irresistible.”
Yes…well… I’m sure Leo draws Kelly into all kinds of fascinating adventures. One wonders, however, just what marketing strategy would place “Imperfectly” next to a religious/historical novel about the family of Jesus.
But then, that’s the publishing business.
And who knows how these high-tech online marketing systems work anyway?
I’ll just keep on doing my own promotional thing. So here’s my reading of a second excerpt from MY BROTHER’S KEEPER — in which Mary tells Joseph how she had been visited by a messenger of God while Joseph was away obtaining materials for a construction project…