Station 1 and 2 MAIN Talk Radio Show Schedule - Live talk show broadcasts airing on BBS Radio

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323-744-4831 Direct

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323-744-4841 Direct

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BBS Radio main talk radio broadcast schedule for Station 1 & 2

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MONDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly John Barbours World John Barbour
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Joyful Manifestation Show Sugandhi Iyer
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The Veterans News Hour David C. Cory, Richard Hurley
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The Wynn Free Conference Call LIVE Wynn Free
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Life Changes Show Filippo Voltaggio
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly On the Double with The Double S Xpress Sean Boyd, Shawn Walli
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Angel Answers Amy Toy

TUESDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Bi-Weekly Wish Upon A Star Anndell Banks
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Bi-Weekly Words Women and Wisdom Show Yvonne Silver
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly Loves Curriculum Jenny Hogg Ashwell
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Spouting Off Karen Kataline
Station 2 3:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Galactic Connection Alexandra Meadors
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly From Shelter Dog to Service Dog Janice Wolfe
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly The Balanced Millionaire Eileen Mendel
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Paradigm Shifters Veronica Entwistle

WEDNESDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 8:00 am 8:55 am Weekly Dr Ginas Radio Chat Dr Gina
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Weekly Business and Money Mentors Bonnie Gayle, Mia Saenz
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Dare To Dream Debbi Dachinger
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly The Sports Doctor Dr Robert Weil
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly The Ray Shasho Show Ray Shasho
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Peace Brain Show Dr Gail Lash
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Emotional Freedoms Dr Bob Lovejoy
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly You got questions We got answers Wynn Free
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly The Voice of the Ashtar Command Commander Lady Athena
Station 2 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly On The Level JLouis Mills

THURSDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 am Weekly All Paws Pet Talk Various Hosts
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Body Talk Live Jeremy Gateman
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Lets Talk Healing Ataana Badilli
Station 2 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Signs of Life Bob Ginsberg, Phran Ginsberg
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Rio Bravo Music Live Dougie Crockett Frazier
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Joyful Manifestation Show Sugandhi Iyer
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Host a Show 6:00 pm PT - RESERVED BBS Radio
Station 2 6:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Stargate Round Table Marietta Pickett
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Threshold To Ascension Ashli
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly The Allow Love Show Mary Sherritt Russell, Rod Russell
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Weekly Adama Speaks Adama Alaji

FRIDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly For the Love of Dog Janice Wolfe
Station 2 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Bi-Weekly Divine Sisters of Vision Katrina Thomas, Mary Baugh, Pamela Sullivan
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly The Metaphysical Hour Julia Cannon
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Paranormal Truth and Reality Christopher Houston
Station 1 6:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Why Life Is... Niles MacFlouer
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Hard News on Friday koran999
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly Camerons Sports and Life Cameron Datzker
Station 2 8:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly Hard News on Friday koran999
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly Universal Soul Love Dr Lana Love, Universal Soul Love
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Oz Files Dr Lana Love, Universal Soul Love

SATURDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Temple of Health Radio Show Dr Susan Kolb
Station 2 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Inalienable and Free Johnny Blue Star
Station 1 10:00 am 10:55 am Weekly Nasty Truths Toni Panattoni
Station 2 10:00 am 10:55 am Bi-Weekly Randirobics Randi Chenkin
Station 1 11:00 am 11:55 pm Bi-Weekly Eves Corner Prophetess Campbell
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Holistic Health Show Dr Carl O Helvie
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Bi-Weekly Spiritual Emergency Training Lynn Mystic-Healer
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Dont Panic Its Organic andy Lopez aka Invisible Gardener
Station 1 2:00 pm 2:55 pm Bi-Weekly Sasha Talks Sasha Laghonh
Station 2 1:30 pm 6:55 pm Weekly The True History koran999
Station 1 3:00 pm 3:55 pm Bi-Weekly The Gray Brain and the Golden Soul Blake Rubie
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Bi-Weekly Peaceful Planet Marcia McMahon
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Cosmic LOVE Dr Christopher Rudy
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Sound Healing David Gibson
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Divine Intervention Karen Young
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Bi-Weekly Spiritual Activist Rahasya Uncensored
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly A Fireside Chat Lance White
Station 2 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron
Station 1 8:00 pm 8:55 pm Weekly As You Wish Talk Radio James Gilliland
Station 2 8:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly The True History koran999
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly New Realities alan steinfeld
Station 1 9:00 pm 9:55 pm Bi-Weekly ET Yoga Charles Green
Station 1 10:00 pm 10:55 pm Weekly Connect The Dots Tom Edison
Station 1 11:00 pm 11:55 pm Weekly Rio Bravo Music Live Dougie Crockett Frazier

SUNDAY - Station 1 & 2 - Main Program Schedule - (PT)

Station 1 9:00 am 9:55 am Weekly Conscious Creation Dee Wallace
Station 1 10:00 am 11:55 am Weekly Personal Planetary Healing Meditation Wynn Free
Station 1 12:00 pm 12:55 pm Weekly Sri and Kira Live sri ram kaa and kira raa
Station 1 1:00 pm 1:55 pm Weekly Love MY Renovation Project Mike Young
Station 1 2:00 pm 2:55 pm Weekly Get made... G Blackwhale Harris
Station 2 2:00 pm 2:55 pm Weekly Live From Pullman National Monument Dr Lyn Hughes
Station 1 3:00 pm 3:55 pm Weekly Here We Stand Rev Kevin D Annett
Station 2 3:00 pm 3:55 pm Weekly Piercing The Veil Jordan-Michael
Station 1 4:00 pm 4:55 pm Weekly Shadow Politics Maria Sanchez, Senator Michael Brown
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly The People Speak Edward Jones and Marilyn Meadors, Mike Kim
Station 1 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Bi-Weekly Motivate America Kevin L McCrudden
Station 2 5:00 pm 5:55 pm Weekly Life With The Girlfriends Christine Marie Peters, Julie Peters
Station 1 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Inspire Possibility Show Mark Susnow
Station 2 6:00 pm 6:55 pm Weekly Lets Find Out Elizabeth Joyce
Station 1 7:00 pm 7:55 pm Weekly Creation Lightship Healings Ron Amitron

Featured Talk Show Guest Appearances

Featured, Guest, Dr Denise McDermott August 1, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 01:00 pm

Guest, Dr Denise McDermott

Guest Name: 
Dr Denise McDermott
Dr. Denise McDermott, MD
Guest Occupation: 
Adult & Child Psychiatrist
Guest Biography: 

Dr. Denise McDermott, M.D. has been in private practice since 2001. She completed her Adult Psychiatry residency at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia and her Child Psychiatry fellowship at UCLA. As a medical doctor with board certifications in both Adult and Child Psychiatry, she treats children, adolescents and adults. Her goal is to empower you, your child, and your family to live the best life possible. Her approach is to encourage people to believe in wellness, not illness, and to lead a balanced healthy lifestyle.

“When you are going through a crisis in your life, remind yourself that on the other side of that is stabilization and then a place of thriving,” she tells her patients everyday.

Dr. Denise includes a multi-disciplinary approach to medicine, where she integrates many holistic modalities such as Eastern medicine, healers, nutritionists and many more. She has collegial relationships and collaborates with other physicians, psychologists, marriage and family therapists and educational therapists. She believes in prescribing the least amount of medication possible and creates an integrative wellness plan that resonates for each patient.

She is a sought after medical doctor for second opinions, specific diagnostic assessments, medication management, and psychotherapy.

Website: http://www.drdenisemd.com/

Mental Health and How to Survive

Featured, Guest, Jock Bartley August 1, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, Jock Bartley

Guest Name: 
Jock Bartley
'Firefall' Legend Jock Bartley Special Guest on The Ray Shasho Show
Guest Category: 
Guest Occupation: 
Guitarist-Songwriter-Singer
Guest Biography: 

J   O   C   K      B   A   R   T   L   E   Y

GUITARIST-SONGWRITER-SINGER

FOR THE LEGENDARY

F   I   R   E   F   A   L   L

JOCK BARTLEY is known for his melodic, tasteful and fiery lead guitar style, influencing many rock and country rock guitarists.

Born in Hutchinson, Kansas, Jock moved to the mountains above Manitou Spgs., Colo. in 1959. Jock began taking guitar lessons from the jazz guitar legend, JOHNNY SMITH, in Colo. Spgs., calling that five-year relationship “about the best thing that ever happened to me.” He was playing Bach and Duke Ellington by the age of 12 but hearing recordings of Eric Clapton and B.B. King changed his musical focus. After graduating high school, where he’d been an Honor Roll student and top scorer on the basketball team, Jock attended the University of Colorado in Boulder as an art major. “When I had to finally decide what I was going to do with my life – art, music, writing, drama – it was a very easy decision. Playing guitar was the single best thing I did, and most enjoyable.”

Leaving college to pursue music, he joined the Boulder-based band ZEPHYR, replacing Tommy Bolin as lead guitarist (who joined the James Gang and later, Deep Purple before his untimely death in 1977). Months after the “Sunset Ride” album came out, Zephyr broke up. In 1972, Jock was asked to join the touring band of GRAM PARSONS & THE FALLEN ANGELS, featuring EMMY LOU HARRIS. Gram had joined the BYRDS on the ground breaking “Sweetheart of the Radio” album, formed THE FLYING BURRITO BROS. with CHRIS HILLMAN and was a pioneer of the new musical genre, “country rock.” The Fallen Angels tour made many memorable stops from Texas to Boston, including a show in Houston where Neil Young and Linda Ronstadt sat in onstage (Emmy Lou and Linda met that night and sang together for the first time). At Max’s Kansas City in New York City, Jock met Boulder resident, Rick Roberts, who’d replaced Gram in the Burrito Bros. and had two solo albums out.

In 1974, Rick and Jock began jamming in Boulder with MARK ANDES, bassist from the progressive L.A. bands, SPIRIT and JO JO GUNNE. When LARRY BURNETT arrived from Washington D.C., FIREFALL was formed. A few months in, drummer MICHAEL CLARKE (formerly of the Byrds and Flying Burrito Bros.) joined the band. Rick, Mark and Jock were on tour with Chris Hillman on the east coast when Chris became ill – Larry and Michael were flown in and FIREFALL finished the engagement at the Bitter End in NYC, where Atlantic Records came to hear, soon signing them to a long-term recording contract. DAVID MUSE joined the band in rehearsals with producer, JIM MASON. Firefall recorded their first album at Criteria Studios in the winter of 1975, during which his guitar hero, ERIC CLAPTON, was in the control room while Jock played the one-take lead guitar track on ‘Mexico.’ “It was a good thing I didn’t know he was watching, I wouldn’t have been able to hold my pick or play one note.”

Jock has played on stage with artists including Stephen Stills, Neil Young, The Doobie Bros., Dan Folgelberg, Journey, Heart, Poco, John Mayall and many many others. He is a spokesperson for Suicide Prevention, having worked with the American Association of Suicidology and the Kristin Brooks Hope Center to put on benefit concerts to raise awareness, help fund the first national crisis line, (800) SUICIDE) and save lives. He’s also involved with ’causes’ including child abuse, domestic violence, burn victims’ camps, environmental issues and others. Jock is a record producer, travels frequently to Nashville to write songs and give seminars on creativity and songwriting for the Nashville Songwriters Ass. and the Songwriter’s Guild. He endorses Paul Reed Smith Guitars and Takamine Guitars. He has produced an acclaimed instructional songwriting video called ‘The Complete Guide To Songwriting – How To Write A Song.”

Jock has been a painter and fine artist since childhood but only since 2001, has he gotten serious about his ‘new’ art career. His colorful paintings and pastels, in a wide variety of subjects, have begun receiving wide critical and public acclaim. His work has been exhibited in art galleries in Denver and Vail, Colorado and Reno, Nevada with more to come. Perching a few shows featuring ‘Rock & Roll artists,’ his paintings have hung next to John Lennon lithos and paintings by Ron Wood (Rolling Stones), Grace Slick and others. In 2006, four of his Beatles paintings appeared in a nationally released coffee table book, ‘Beatles Art – Fantastic New Artwork of The Fab Four.’ Jock’s paintings and prints were included in the Denver Children’s Hospital benefit “Rockers For Kids” featuring art by Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Mellencamp, Jerry Garcia, David Bowie, Ron Wood, Grace Slick, Janis Joplin, R. Crumb and others.

Jock Bartley and Firefall will be on the road again beginning June 9th​ in Norfolk,Virginia at Harborfest.

Firefall  Band Members:

  • Jock Bartley - Lead & acoustic guitar, vocals (Original member)
  • Mark Andes - Bass guitar, vocals (Original member)
  • David Muse - Keyboards, flute, sax, harmonica, vocals (Original member)
  • Sandy Ficca - Drums (1984 - present) 
  • Gary Jones - Electric & acoustic guitar, vocals (2014 - present)

Career Highlights:

  • Three Gold Albums - Firefall, Luna Sea, Elan
  • Two Platinum Albums - Firefall, Elan
  • Eleven hit singles - Including "You Are the Woman" (Billboard #6) and "Just Remember I Love You" (Billboard #1)
  • The single "You Are the Woman" has been played on commercial radio over 7,000,000 times
  • Inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame (2015)
FIREFALL ‘Reunion Live’ February 26, 2009  -Available at amazon.com

Featured, Guest, JP Sottile August 6, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, August 06, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, JP Sottile

Guest Name: 
JP Sottile
JP Sottile
Guest Occupation: 
Freelance Journalist, Radio Host, Documentary Filmmaker
Guest Biography: 

JP SOTTILE is a freelance journalist, published historian, radio co-host and documentary filmmaker. His credits include a stint on the NewsHour news desk, C-SPAN, and as a newsmagazine producer for ABC affiliate WJLA in Washington. Joseph “JP” Sottile is a two-time Washington Regional Emmy Award Winner. Documentary film credits include: writer, director, producer of The Warning and various production and photography credits on other public interest films. His weekly show, Inside the Headlines w/ The Newsvandal, co-hosted by James Moore, airs every Friday on KRUU-FM in Fairfield, Iowa. He is the Newsvandal.

Newsvandal

Featured, Guest, Eddie Muller August 6, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Monday, August 06, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, Eddie Muller

Guest Name: 
Eddie Muller
Guest Occupation: 
Writer/Producer/Host of Noir Alley
Guest Biography: 

EDDIE MULLER is a second generation San Franciscan, product of a lousy public school education, a couple of crazy years in art school, and too much time in newspaper offices and sporting arenas. No college, but he's compensated by always hanging around smarter people, an effortless feat typically accomplished in bars.

Despite repeated warnings, he followed in his father's footsteps, earning a living as a print journalist for sixteen years. No scoops, no big prizes, but he left behind a thoroughly abused expense account that got him into (and out of) various intriguing parts of the world.

His career as an ink-stained fourth estate wretch sidetracked Muller's early goal of becoming a filmmaker. A stint in George Kuchar's notorious "narrative filmmaking" class at the San Francisco Art Institute in the late 1970s resulted in the creation of a 14-minute, 16mm hommage to Raymond Chandler called Bay City Blues, one of five national finalists for the 1979 Student Academy Award. He also appeared as an actor in several Kuchar movies of the period.

Since 1998 Muller has devoted himself full-time to projects that pique his interest, ranging from the creation of a Historical Boxing Museum, to a fully illustrated history of Adults Only movies, to acting as co-writer and -producer of one of the first completely digital theatrical documentaries, Mau Mau Sex Sex. He created his own graphics firm, St. Francis Studio, which enables him to design, as well as write, his non-fiction books. He has achieved much acclaim for his three books on film noir, earning the nickname "The Czar of Noir."

His father, the original Eddie Muller (he's not a junior— long story, don't ask), was a renown sportswriter for the San Francisco Examiner who earned the nickname "Mr. Boxing" during his 52-year run. The senior Muller served as inspiration for the character of Billy Nichols, the protagonist of the younger Muller's two critically acclaimed novels, The Distance (2002) and Shadow Boxer (2003).

Eddie lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, Kathleen Maria Milne.

Featured, Guest, Rupert Holmes August 8, 2018

Broadcasting Date: 
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 05:00 pm

Guest, Rupert Holmes

Guest Name: 
Rupert Holmes
Rupert Holmes mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter
Guest Occupation: 
mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter
Guest Biography: 

R  U  P  E  R  T    H  O  L  M  E  S

FROM A CLASSIC HIT

"ESCAPE (THE PIÑA COLADA SONG)"

TO A 21ST CENTURY RENAISSANCE MAN

Called “an American treasure” by the Los Angeles Times, “brilliant” by the London Times, “a comic genius” by Kirkus Reviews and “a true Renaissance man” by Newsweek, CBS Sunday Morning, Playbill magazine and scores of other publications and websites…mystery novelist-playwright-composer-arranger-screenwriter-conductor-singer-songwriter Rupert Holmes is the first person in theatrical history to solely win Tony® awards as an author, a composer and a lyricist. His second Random House novel, Swing, reached #24 among all books at Amazon, and was the first novel to come with an original CD musical score. His short stories have been anthologized in such prestigious collections as Best American Mystery Stories and On a Raven’s Wing.

In December of 2014, ASCAP presented Rupert Holmes with its prestigious “George M. Cohan Award” acknowledging the diversity and depth of his career as a composer, lyricist, playwright, and novelist.

For TV, Holmes created, wrote and scored all four seasons of the critically hailed AMC series “Remember WENN,” commemorated on its tenth anniversary by a cover piece in the Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times.

He has arranged, conducted and written platinum recordings for Barbra Streisand, including her classic Lazy Afternoon album and his songs for the Golden Globe-winning, quadruple Platinum Billboard #1 LP score of A Star is Born. As a pop tunesmith, his work has been recorded by the leading vocalists of our time, from opera star Renée Fleming to pop star Britney Spears, from balladeer Barry Manilow to rapper Wyclef.  Yet despite all the above, Holmes is still best known to the public as the singer-songwriter of several Billboard Top Ten hits, including his #1  multi‑platinum smash “Escape” aka “The Pina Colada Song”…heard in such recent films as Guardians of the Galaxy, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, Grownups, Bewitched, Wanted with Angelina Jolie, The Sweetest Thing, Shrek, the TV shows “Las Vegas,” “True Blood,” and most recently performed by Jimmy Fallon and Blake Shelton with The Legendary Roots.

In the mid-seventies, while recording three new albums (the eponymous Rupert Holmes, Singles, and Pursuit of Happiness) Holmes also produced recordings by several major British rock bands, “in part to catch all the plays and musicals running in London’s West End each season,” he admits. The results of this were two major U.K. pop hits of 1976: “A Glass of Champagne” (with Holmes playing its trademark piano riff) and “Girls, Girls, Girls” (a “Benny Hill” standard) both performed by the band Sailor and co‑produced with Emmy award-winning Jeffrey Lesser.

Holmes went on to arrange and produce the talented Brit rocker John Miles, resulting in the albums Stranger in the City and Zaragon and the single “Slow Down” a #2 dance hit on the US Billbard Disco charts featuring a memorable orchestration by Holmes. Other acts in Holmes’ producing repertoire at this time were the glam-rock band Sparks, the classic art rock band Strawbs and British pop singer-songwriter Lynsey de Paul.

In 1979 and 1980, with the release of his fifth album Partners in Crime (RIAA certified platinum), Holmes at last topped the Billboard charts as a singer, songwriter, arranger and producer with his now-iconic hit “Escape (The Pina Colada Song),” which went to number one in the United States, Canada, Australia, and Japan.  Holmes followed “Escape” with the Billboard #6 single “Him” and also penned the ballad “You Got It All Over Him” for The Jets, a record which simultaneously topped Billboard’s Top 40, R&B and Adult-Contemporary charts in the number 1, 2 and 3 slots.

In 2015, he performed for at the Library of Congress in concert with Steely Dan’s Donald Fagen, Natalie Merchant, rapper Ne-Yo and John Legend.

With the new millennium, Holmes added novel writing to his repertoire. His critically-acclaimed mystery, Where the Truth Lies, was a Booklist Top Ten Debut Novel; his second, Swing, was a San Francisco Chronicle Top Ten Best Seller, called “imaginative, smart, sophisticated and impressively elaborate” by Janet Maslin of the New York Times. His short stories have been anthologized in such prestigious collections as Best American Mystery Stories, On a Raven’s Wing, A Merry Band of Murderers and Christmas at the Mysterious Bookshop. He was also commissioned by The New York Times to write the Arts and Leisure tribute celebrating the one hundredth birthday of Irving Berlin. Holmes is currently finishing the first entry in a new fictional mystery series for Simon and Schuster.

Holmes is currently completing the first book in a new series for Simon and Schuster: The McMasters Guide to Homicide: Murder Your Employer Linda Hodges

For more information about Rupert Holmes visit www.rupertholmes.com

Purchase Rupert Holmes latest box set … Songs That Sound Like Movies at amazon.com

And Rupert’s latest novels …

Swing, Where the Truth Lies

and coming soon

The McMasters Guide to Homicide: Murder Your Employer

also available at amazon.com

Rupert Holmes latest box set … Songs That Sound Like Movies

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