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AMAZON Ads continue to CENSOR my cover

After emails with four contacts at Amazon (Kindle Ads) I thought I could square away the problem. I explained that my books are historically framed and that the Swastika is on thousands of book covers set in WW2. In fact

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Amazon has CENSORED my Book

I don’t know if I should be horrified or proud that my novel CODE NAME: Infamy has been censored by Amazon for not being PC. I will admit to being shocked; it is hardly a controversial book. It is my

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CODE NAME: INFAMY is released!

CODE NAME: INFAMY has been published in ebook and soft-cover! I hope you like it. leland

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Officially an Author for Blank Slate Press

I guess in today’s world you are not really a part of a team or organization until you are on their web site.  With that in mind, I’m officially a Blank Slate Press author…I’m on their site. leland

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Madrid

  I flew to Madrid last week, a beautiful city. We went to the old section of town for dinner and beverages. I even got to have a beverage in a Ham Museum, a first! I love Spain, you get

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CODE NAME: INFAMY (ebook) now available for pre-order on Amazon!

  Code Name: Infamy in the ebook version is now available for pre-order on Amazon. The hard copy version of Code Name: Infamy is also available for pre-order. I couldn’t be happier with my new publishing arrangement, the Ladies at

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Historical Fiction, or Thriller/Action Adventure?

That was a question I had to ask myself last week. My publisher Kristina Blank Makansi of Blank Slate Press and I were discussing genre’ and categories to list my new book Code Name: Infamy. We discussed Historical Fiction, Thrillers and

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70 years ago; Japanese aircraft were airborne en-route to Pearl Harbor

A day that continues to live in infamy. As a Naval Aviator I rendered honors many times to the USS Arizona as the ship I was on entered or sortied from Pearl Harbor. For Navy personnel it will always be

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Project 7 Alpha back on Amazon best seller list!

Apparently the new Amazon Authors page works! It has put my first novel (Project Seven Alpha; American Airlines in Burma 1942) back on an Amazon BSL at number 81…for Myanmar. Didn’t even know one existed for Myanmar; but I’ll take

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A single-source site from Amazon

Amazon has put together a fantastic site for authors. It puts everything on a single page: All of my books (traditional+kindle), blog, twitter, youtube video, bio, everything in one place. Put it in your favorites: https://www.amazon.com/author/lelandshanle It is no wonder

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