The Red Flag

Interview with Julia Maiola & Thomas Cardwell

January 27, 2019

Thomas Cardwell and I were guests on the blog, Dab of Darkness! We answered some fun interview questions, so be sure to check it out.

Let’s give a warm welcome to author Julia Maiola and audiobook narrator Thomas Cardwell! They’re here today to share a little bit about their lives and to let us know about The Red Flag, a fast-paced historical fiction set in the Golden Age of Piracy. Scroll to the bottom for the details of the audiobook giveaway!

To read the full post and enter the giveaway, head on over to Dab of Darkness.

Announcements and News, The Red Flag

Audiobook Now Available!

January 7, 2019

I am pleased to announce that The Red Flag audiobook, narrated by Thomas Cardwell, is now for sale! It can be found on Audible, Amazon, and iTunes. The links below will take you to Audible where you can obtain the book or listen to a sample. You will also have the option of starting a one month free trial of Audible during which time you can listen to the book for free. I hope you enjoy the audiobook!

The Red Flag

Inspiration for The Red Flag

November 30, 2018

Julia discusses her inspiration for writing The Red Flag and the exploration of the idea of villainy on the blog, Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots, in her guest blog post:

What would a villain have to do to lose support from a sympathetic audience? We as humans have a love for the underdog, for the misunderstood hero. We look to the Golden Age of Piracy for adventure, romance, and treasure. We root for the small thieves, the soul-tortured swashbucklers, and cheer when they do the right thing or grow a heart. Pirates were just trying to live a better life, after all, and weren’t real villains. Or were they? When I started The Red Flag, I had one goal in mind: to give readers the truth. Pirates were some of the cruelest people who ever lived. And they enjoyed being cruel.

Read the rest of the post here: Myths, Legends, Books & Coffee Pots