Friday JohnKu – AKA – TGIF & Cover Reveal

I have to believe Friday is one of the best days of the week. I think Saturday is tops but still, the feeling that there may be two days of relaxation ahead is hard to beat. Today I would like to introduce you to the cover of my next book. I expect the launch before October 1st but wanted you to see the finished cover. Without further ado.

Circumstances of Childhood

Circumstances of Childhood

Here is a bit about the story.

When a former NFL star and broadcaster, now a Wall Street maven is accused of insider trading, will he be able to prove his innocence and expose those who are guilty?

Greg and his boyhood pal dreamed of big success in the NFL and then later in business. Greg was the only one to live the dream. Now the founder of an investment fund Greg is faced with a routine audit finding by the SEC. The audit points to irregularities and all the tracks lead to Greg. The justice department hits him with an indictment of 23 counts of fraud, money laundering, and insider trading. His firm goes bust, and Greg is on his own.

His best friend knows he is innocent but has been ordered under penalty of eternal damnation not to help.

If you enjoy stories of riches to rags, redemption, brotherly love, and a little of the paranormal, Circumstance of Childhood will keep you riveted.

Today’s JohnKu talks about things that excite. I hope you have a great weekend.

Excite by John W. Howell © 2017

When we think of life,

Excitement is highly prized. . .

A new book does it.

 

64 comments

  1. This is exciting, John! I love the cover…congratulations! Happy Friday!

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    1. Thank you, Jill.

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  2. I like the new cover, John. It grabs the attention. You chose well. Have a great weekend. 🙂 Suzanne

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    1. Thank you, Suzanne.

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  3. What a perfect cover for the book! Sounds like a good read too 👍

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    1. Thank you, Elizabeth.

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  4. Great blurb and cover. Love the way the toy cars work with the news article.

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    1. Thank you so much, Charles. 🙂

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      1. You’re welcome

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  5. I like the cover, John, and I’m looking forward to the book.

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    1. Thank you, Dan. There is football in it.

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  6. Gwen Plano · ·

    Congratulations, John. This is a major achievement. I love the cover…and feel excited for you. Have a great weekend! 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Gwen. You as well.

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  7. Olivia Stocum · ·

    That cover is awesome! Congratulations on the new book. 🤗

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    1. Thank you, Olivia.

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  8. Ohhh, this sounds enticing, as shown in your cover. Good job and congrats!

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    1. Thank you, Pamela. 😀

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  9. Boss, you’ve done it again. You’re amazing. 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Pilgrim. 🙂

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  10. Congratulations, John!! I absolutely LOVE the cover AND the blurb made me want to dive into the book. Well done, John!

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    1. Thank you, Jan. 🙂

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  11. A new book definitely does it!
    I’m so excited for you and looking forward to the release.
    The cover is awesome, and the blurb already has me hooked.
    Happy Friday, John!

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    1. Thanks, Mae. 🙂

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  12. Great cover, John! Exciting stuff – a new launch!

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    1. Yes, it is exciting.

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  13. Ooooo… exciting indeed! The cover is very evocative. Well done.
    The scope of your research for this story must have been staggering, John. I’m sure your high-level corporate background helped, but still…
    The blurb is great — very enticing. This will be terrific. Have a fabulous Friday.

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    1. Thank you, Teagan. My research is usually extensive. It took me to a courtroom, Wall street, Africa and back.

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      1. Marvelous; sounds like my warped idea of fun!

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      2. It is fun. (We both have warped ideas of fun)

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  14. I can totally relate to this week’s JohnKu! And, like everybody else, I LOVE the cover for your new book. The blurb really hits the mark too — well done, my friend, and best wishes for much success!

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    1. Thank you, Debbie. ;-D

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  15. D.L Finn, Author · ·

    Sounds like a good story! I love the cover. I like the newspaper article behind it with the hint of childhood with the two cars.

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    1. Thank you, DL. You have hit on the essence of the communication.

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  16. Love the cover, John – looking forward to reading it!

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    1. Will have an ARC shortly if you are interested.

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      1. Do you really need to ask?

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      2. Ha ha ha. No I guess not but didn’t want to just drop it in your inbox.

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  17. Exciting news John. I like the cover. Look forward to hearing more about Circumstances of Childhood. Have a good weekend.

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    1. I’m struggling with genre. Could be speculative fiction or spiritual fiction with a thriller aspect. Gotta make a decision soon.

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  18. That’s a fantastic cover, John! All the best with the launch 😀

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    1. Thank you , Jan

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  19. Great cover! Congrats on your upcoming release, John!

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    1. Thank you, Jacquie. 😀

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  20. Awesome, John. Can’t wait!

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    1. Thank you, Phillip.

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  21. Fantastic book cover, John! Exciting times indeed. Bravo!
    Have a lovely weekend. 🙂

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    1. Thank you, Natalie. You as well.

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  22. Love the cover. Excited for you.

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  23. Woo hoo! Can’t wait! 🙂

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    1. 🙂 You are so nice, Helen

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  24. Great cover and plot! Love the way the newspaper mirrors the past. Looking forward to reading it.

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    1. Thanks, Jo. 🙂

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  25. Congrats on your eye-catching,, exciting cover with what appears to hold a terrific new story!!

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    1. Thank you, Micki.

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  26. Boy, do I ever love a story on redemption. Sounds fantastic!

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    1. Thank you, Audrey

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      1. You’re welcome. Looking forward to reading it.

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  27. Congratulations, John. The cover fits the extract of the story you gave us so well. That bit of ‘paranormal’ also grabbed my attention. Sign me up if you’re doing a blog tour for the launch.

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    1. Will do. The announcement will be going out soon.

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