Wednesday, January 08, 2014

Acorns from Oak Tree Press: James R. Callan's A Ton of Gold

Acorns from Oak Tree Press is my weekly feature to show readers that those big publishing houses don't have the monopoly on good crime fiction. Every Wednesday I turn the spotlight on an Oak Tree Press book and author so you can learn more about both and-- hopefully-- add them to your need-to-read lists. This week, let's find out more about A Ton of Gold and its author, James R. Callan!


The book...

Available Now!
A Ton of Gold
A contemporary suspense novel

Can long forgotten, old folk tales affect the lives of people today? In A Ton of Gold, one certainly affects young, brilliant Crystal Moore.  Two people are killed, others threatened, a house burned and an office fire-bombed – all because of an old folk tale, greed and ignorance. 

On top of that, the man who nearly destroyed Crystal emotionally is coming back.  This time he can put an end to her career.  She’ll need all the help she can get from a former bull rider, her streetwise housemate, and her feisty 76 year-old grandmother.

On Amazon in paperback or the Kindle edition, or from Oak Tree Press!


The author...

James R. Callan
After a successful career in mathematics and computer science, receiving grants from the National Science Foundation and NASA, and being listed in Who’s Who in Computer Science and Two Thousand Notable Americans, James R. Callan turned to his first love—writing.  He wrote a monthly column for a national magazine for two years, and published several non-fiction books.  He now concentrates on his favorite genre, mysteries, with his sixth book releasing in Spring, 2014.

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Thank you so much for being my guest this week! I'm off now to download A Ton of Gold to my Kindle; it's only $2.99!


  1. Cathy - Thanks for sharing this. I do like books that have well-done and believable ties between past and present. That can be really effective.

    1. Thanks, Margot. This book actually came about because I read this old folk tale and asked how that could have any affect on people today. It's a fun book.

    2. I really enjoy those types of books, too, Margot.


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