Book Tours: Starter Day Party The Visitor and Ernie and the Evils of Insurance

I’m hosting the starter day party today for science fiction “The Visitor” and mystery / thriller “Ernie and the Evils of Insurance”. The tour runs from February 6 to March 6. Stay tuned for my reviews during the tour, and enjoy!

Tour Schedule

February 6th: Starter Day Party @ I Heart Reading

February 8th: Promo Post @ I’m an Eclectic Reader

February 10th: Book Excerpt @ Indy Book Fairy

February 12th: Promo Post @ Editor Charlene’s Blog

February 13th: Book Review “The Visitor” @ I Heart Reading

February 14th: Book Excerpt @ Books are Forever

February 16th: Promo Post @ The Bookworm Lodge

February 18th: Character Interview @ The Book Daily

February 20th: Book Excerpt @ Bookish Madness

February 22nd: Character Interview @ Compelling Beasts Blog

February 24th: Book Excerpt @ Bedazzled Reading

February 25th: Book Review “Ernie and the Evils of Insurance” @ I Heart Reading

February 26th: Promo Post @ Books, Dreams, Life

February 28th: Author Interview @ The Single Librarian

March 1st: Promo Post @ Mello and June, It’s A Book Thing

About the Books

Title: The Visitor

Genre: Science Fiction

Tasked by the Federation of Planets to determine if Earthlings present a threat as they venture into space, Tak, an alien anthropologist, leaves her starship orbiting Earth and takes a shuttle to Kansas. Intending to study humans in the United States—as she has learned no Earth language but English—she is detected while descending through the atmosphere and only evades capture by fleeing to Europe, where she lands in Poland. There, she meets an international arms merchant, Baron Von Limbach, who becomes her guide. She studies “typical” human behavior by accompanying the baron as he fulfills his latest assignment—to get the Dalai Lama back into Tibet. His method of halting the communist takeover of Tibet is to create a race-specific Ebola that will only attack Han Chinese, giving Tak a prime example of how barbaric humans can be. However, the CIA and US military are aware of Tak’s presence on Earth and are determined to capture her. And if she is unable to complete her mission and return to her starship—her captain will destroy every living thing on Earth.

Title: Ernie and the Evils of Insurance

Genre: Mystery, Thriller

Ernie, an experienced logger from rural Washington State, loses his job when the logging operation he works for is shut down due to the spotted owl. When he goes in to apply for unemployment, Ernie is persuaded to take a job out of state as a temporary insurance adjuster in Los Angeles. While he knows that Los Angeles will be a lot different than Sedro Woolley, Washington, and insurance adjusting a lot different than logging, really, how hard can it be? And there are lots of downed trees in Southern California after the recent earthquake and storms they had there. So packing up his trusty chainsaw in his saddlebags, Ernie hops on his motorcycle and heads south. But to his dismay, Ernie discovers that LA is a lot farther from Washington in more than just miles. Unprepared for the corruption and callousness rampant in the insurance industry, Ernie soon finds himself not only in trouble with his job, but on the top of an assassin’s hit list. Still, although Ernie might be a hick from the sticks, he’s far from stupid. Blessed with an innate intelligence, an abundance of common sense, and a redneck sense of humor, Ernie will give his enemies a hilarious run for their money…if he can just survive long enough.

Author Bio

Brent Ayscough or Ace, as he is known to friends, retired from the practice of law and lives in a house overlooking the sea in Southern California. He has always loved machines, from airplanes to motorcycles, structural design, and other interests. He has enjoyed the acquaintance of diverse and interesting people, and is widely traveled. Bits and pieces of characters he has known, places he has been, seasoned with the spice of his imagination, help him create unusual stories and characters. Extensive collaboration with experts and sources, hopefully, make his stories credible and interesting.


The Visitor on Amazon (Kindle)

The Visitor on Amazon (Paperback)

The Visitor on Goodreads

Ernie and the Evils of Insurance on Amazon (Kindle)

Ernie and the Evils of Insurance on Amazon (Paperback)

Ernie and the Evils of Insurance on Goodreads

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