My Conversation With Martin Walker, Author Of A Taste for Vengeance: A Bruno, Chief Of Police Novel

Click Here To Listen Martin Walker A missing woman, a shocking pregnancy, a dash of international intrigue, and a bottle or two of good Bergerac: it's another case for Bruno, Chief of Police. When a British tourist fails to turn up for a luxurious cooking vacation in Bruno's usually idyllic Dordogne village of St. Denis, the worried hostess is quick to call on Bruno for help. Monica Felder is nowhere to be found, and her husband, a retired British major, is unreachable. And not long after Bruno discovers that Monica was traveling with a mysterious Irishman (her lover?), the two turn up dead. The Irishman's background in intelligence and his connection to Monica's husband only [...]

My Conversation With Alex Perry, Author Of The Good Mothers: The True Story Of The Women Who Took On The World’s Most Powerful Mafia

Click Here To Listen Alex Perry The electrifying, untold story of the women born into the most deadly and obscenely wealthy of the Italian mafias – and how they risked everything to bring it down. The Calabrian Mafia—known as the ’Ndrangheta—is one of the richest and most ruthless crime syndicates in the world, with branches stretching from America to Australia. It controls seventy percent of the cocaine and heroin supply in Europe, manages billion-dollar extortion rackets, brokers illegal arms deals—supplying weapons to criminals and terrorists—and plunders the treasuries of both Italy and the European Union. The ’Ndrangheta’s power derives from a macho mix of violence and silence—omertà. Yet it endures because of family ties: you [...]

T.J. English, Author Of The Corporation: An Epic Story Of The Cuban American Underworld Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen TJ English-The Corporation “A mob saga that has it all—brotherhood and betrayal, swaggering power and glittering success, and a Godfather whose reach seems utterly unrivaled. What a relentless, irresistible read.” — Don Winslow, New York Times bestselling author of The Force A fascinating, cinematic, multigenerational history of the Cuban mob in the US from "America’s top chronicler of organized crime"* and New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne. By the mid 1980s, the criminal underworld in the United States had become an ethnic polyglot; one of the most powerful illicit organizations was none other than the Cuban mob. Known on both sides of the law as "the Corporation," the Cuban [...]

Tom Hunt, Author Of Killer Choice Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Tom Hunt “Terrific…full of shocks and twists you won’t see coming—unputdownable and highly recommended!”—Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author The electrifying debut thriller that asks the question: To save the one you love, is there any price you wouldn’t pay? His wife is sick. He needs $200,000 to save her. A mysterious man offers to give him the money with just one catch: He has to murder someone to get it. Gary Foster’s life is finally heading in the right direction. After years of trying, his wife, Beth, is pregnant, and he recently opened a business with his brother. But one phone call changes everything.... After collapsing suddenly, Beth [...]

WilliamsonBusiness.Com 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Tiffany Love Harden

Click Here To Listen Williamson Business 100 Leading African Americans Tiffany Love Tiffany Love Harden received a full Athletic Track & Field scholarship to East Tennessee State University. An NCAA Division I, Southern Conference Record Breaker, she graduated with a Master of Science in Social Work with a concentration in Behavioral Health, and a Bachelor of Science in Education with a concentration in Child and Family Studies. While running in a track meet, Tiffany was approached to compete in the Miss Kingsport Scholarship Pageant, a prelim to the Miss America Scholarship Pageant. Tiffany won on her first attempt. This opened the door for her passion for community service, and gave her a platform to give [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Judge Rachel Bell

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Rachel Bell Judge Rachel L. Bell is a third generation Native Nashvillian and proud graduate of Hillsboro Comprehensive High School, where she was a stellar basketball player. Judge Bell received a NCCA, Division I-Women’s Basketball scholarship to Auburn University and finished her collegiate career at The University of Memphis earning her Bachelor of Science in Education and her Juris Doctorate Degree from Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. In 2012, Judge Bell, was elected, General Sessions Court Judge, Division VIII (8) and unanimously re-elected in 2014 to another term. In August, 2014, Judge Bell was elected by her peers to be the Presiding Judge [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Judge Angelita Blackshear Dalton Angelita Blackshear Dalton is Judge of Division II of the Davidson County Criminal Court. Judge Dalton assumed the bench after being appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to succeed Retired Judge J. Randall Wyatt. Dalton was first elected to the Davidson County General Sessions Court in 2006, becoming the first African American woman elected to a judgeship in Davidson County. She was re-elected for a second term in 2014. Prior to assuming the bench, Dalton served in various positions with the Davidson County District Attorney General’s Office from 1997 through 2005, including a specialized assignment on the domestic violence prosecution team. Since [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Denise D. Bentley

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Denise Bentley Denise Bentley, a native of Nashville, holds a bachelor’s degree from Fisk University and a Juris Doctorate from Vanderbilt University School of Law. Ms. Bentley is the Executive Director of Tennessee Youth Courts, Inc. (TYC), a nonprofit that focuses on juvenile delinquency prevention and intervention. In addition, Bentley serves as adjunct faculty for Argosy University teaching criminal law-related courses as well as working with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Vanderbilt University. Before coming to TYC, Ms. Bentley was the program director for the Tennessee Youth Court Program, a teen-driven juvenile delinquency prevention/intervention diversion program based on restorative justice. Youth courts have been an [...]

International Best Selling Author, James Lee Burke, Of Robicheaux Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen James Lee Burke-Robicheaux James Lee Burke’s most beloved character, Dave Robicheaux, returns in this gritty, atmospheric mystery set in the towns and backwoods of Louisiana. DAVE ROBICHEAUX IS A HAUNTED MAN. Between his recurrent nightmares about Vietnam, his battle with alcoholism, and the sudden loss of his beloved wife, Molly, his thoughts drift from one irreconcilable memory to the next. Images of ghosts at Spanish Lake live on the edge of his vision. During a murder investigation, Dave Robicheaux discovers he may have committed the homicide he’s investigating, one which involved the death of the man who took the life of Dave’s beloved wife. As he works to clear his name [...]