Archive for February 2022
Second Half of February and full March Guest Schedule on Point of the Spear
February 16th - Mark Greaney
Join Robert Child for a conversation with Mark Greaney about his book Sierra Six. Mark is a #1 NYT best selling author of over 16 thrillers He has written or cowritten seven Tom Clancy novels and the Audible Original Audio Drama, Armored which has been optioned for film by Sony Pictures. He lives in Memphis with his family.
February 19th - Carole Engle Avriett
Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Carole Engle Avriett about her book Marine Raiders: The True Story of the Legendary WWII Battalions. Carole grew up in a military family. She graduated from the University of California, Davis, with a double major BA in English and History, specializing in Military History. She served as the Homes Editor with Southern Living Magazine for nearly 15 years. *This episode is dedicated to Edwin "The Swede" Blomberg, WWII Marine Raider.
February 23rd - Steve Berry
Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Steve Berry about his book The Kaiser’s Web. Steve is the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author of the Cotton Malone novels, among other books. He and his wife are the founders of History Matters, which is dedicated to historical preservation. He serves as an emeritus member of the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board and was a founding member of International Thriller Writers, formerly serving as its co-president.
March 2nd - Brad Taylor
Join Robert Child for a conversation with author Brad Taylor about his book End of Days. Brad is a twenty-one-year veteran of the U.S. Army Infantry and Special Forces, including eight years with Delta Force. Taylor retired in 2010 after serving more than two decades and participating in Oper-ation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. He has written fifteen New York Times bestsellers and is a security consultant on asymmetric threats for various agencies. He lives in Charleston, South Carolina, with his wife and two daughters.
March 9th - Andrews and Wilson
Join Robert Child for a conversation with Andrews and Wilson about their book, Rogue Asset.
W. E. B. Griffin was the author of seven bestselling series: The Corps, Brotherhood of War, Badge of Honor, Men at War, Honor Bound, Presidential Agent, and Clandestine Operations. He passed away in February 2019.Brian Andrews is a U.S. Navy veteran, Park Leadership Fellow, and former submarine officer with a psychology degree from Vanderbilt and a masters in business from Cornell University.
Jeffrey Wilson has worked as an actor, firefighter, paramedic, jet pilot, and diving instructor, as well as a vascular and trauma surgeon. He served in the U.S. Navy for fourteen years and made multiple deployments as a combat surgeon with an East Coast-based SEAL Team. He and his wife, Wendy, live in Southwest Florida with their four children.
March 16th - RJ Patterson
Join Robert Child for a conversation with RJ Patterson, R.J. Patterson is an award-winning writer and thriller author living in the Pacific Northwest. While growing up in a military family, he spent some of his formative years living with his family on the estate of an English baron and baroness. It was there that he developed his passion for good literature and an appreciation for football.
March 23rd - Bruns and Olson
Join Robert Child for a conversation with Bruns and Olson. J .R. Olson graduated from Annapolis in May of 1990 with a BS in History. He served as a naval intelligence officer, retiring in March of 2011 at the rank of commander. His assignments during his 21-year career included duty aboard aircraft carriers and large deck amphibious ships, participation in numerous operations around the world, to include Iraq, Somalia, Bosnia, and Afghanistan, and service in the U.S. Navy in strategic-level Human Intelligence (HUMINT) collection operations as a CIA-trained case officer.
David Bruns earned a Bachelor of Science in Honors English from the United States Naval Academy. (That's not a typo. He's probably the only English major you'll ever meet who took multiple semesters of calculus, physics, chemistry, electrical engineering, naval architecture, and weapons systems just so he could read some Shakespeare. It was totally worth it.) Following six years as a US Navy submarine officer, David spent twenty years in the high-tech private sector.
Speaking Appearances Black History Month (So Far)
UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS: Black History Month 2022
I have a number of author events, podcast and radio guest appearance coming up for Black History Month. The list is growing long but you can can catch me at one of these venues.
St. Louis County Library Virtual Author Event with Robert Child Feb. 8th at 7P
February 8th at 7P for Back History Month I hope you'll check out my virtual author event with the St. Louis County Library on my new WWII book, Immortal Valor. WATCH ON FACE BOOK
Recent Review of Immortal Valor:
Robert Child on the Coming Home Well Podcast Friday February 4th
Tomorrow-Friday 2/4 as we continue to celebrate black history month catch my conversation on the Coming Home Well #podcast about THE LOST ELEVEN. It is a military history story of GIs who were brutally massacred in a #WWII war crime that was forgotten by history. LINK