If you are intrigued by what’s going on in the Middle East and have never read Joel Rosenberg’s novels, you are missing a treat! I’ve read them all and, while they are fiction, Rosenberg definitely has a knack for writing novels that are ripped from tomorrow’s headlines! His newest is just out, and here is an interesting “behind-the-scenes” look at how he manages to get ahead of the headlines. Enjoy!
(Washington, D.C.) — On the eve of the release of The Persian Gamble, I gave my first interview specifically about the book to Ryan Steck, editor of The Real Book Spy, the industry’s leading news site covering thrillers and mysteries.
Author Brad Meltzer (who also hosts several shows on the History Channel) once said “a thriller author’s job is to beat the headlines,” and nobody has done that better over the last fifteen years than Joel C. Rosenberg.
So known to predict future events that he was once nicknamed “a modern-day Nostradamus,” Rosenberg has been right on the money regarding a number of issues both in the States and, where he seems to really specialize, the Middle East. Consider this: Before everyone and their brother was writing about ISIS and making them the bad guy in their stories (Brad Thor…
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