New Release: Eternal Road by John W. Howell #thriller #ghosts

Take a step on the Eternal Road!

Thank you so much for having me on your blog, Charles, and thank you for helping me launch this book. I know you are busy preparing a launch of your own, so I am grateful to be here. Speaking of the book, let me describe it. Eternal Road is the story of two people finding their way through the selection process leading to the place where one will spend eternity. Yes, it is true. They both have passed away. James Wainwright just died in an auto accident. Samantha Tourneau died seventeen years before. Sam is James’s guide to help him decide where to spend eternity. This is not your usual thriller or paranormal romance. It is a piece of fiction that is a combination of inspiration, adventure, time travel, sci-fi, a touch of erotica, and a dash of spiritual. In short, it is a lot of things, but hopefully, a story that will make you happy to have read it.

It is now available on Amazon in paper and Kindle. The Kindle edition is introductory priced at 99¢ until October 15th

Here is the universal link



The blurb

James Wainwright picks up a hitchhiker and discovers two things 1. The woman he picks up is his childhood sweetheart, only Seventeen years older. 2. He is no longer of this world.

James began a road trip alone in his 1956 Oldsmobile. He stops for a hitchhiker only to discover she is his childhood sweetheart, Sam, who disappeared seventeen years before. James learns from Sam falling asleep miles back caused him to perish in a one-car accident. He also comes to understand that Sam was taken and murdered all those years ago, and now she has come back to help him find his eternal home.

The pair visit a number of times and places and are witness to a number of historical events. The rules dictate that they do no harm to the time continuum. Trying to be careful, they inadvertently come to the attention of Lucifer, who would love to have their souls as his subjects. They also find a threat to human survival and desperately need to put in place the fix necessary to save humankind.

The question becomes, will James find his eternal home in grace or lose the battle with Satan for his immortal soul and the future of human life with it? If you like time-travel, adventure, mystery, justice, and the supernatural, this story is for you.

An Excerpt

Through the gloom, he makes out a long bar on the other side of the room. When his eyes become accustomed to the low light level, he notices lamps hanging from the ceiling, which give off a smell that he doesn’t recognize. One or two near the bar are lit, and a thin layer of smoke hovers near the ceiling.

“Over here,” Sam calls. She stands at the bar with one foot up on a brass rail. The bartender has a wrinkled forehead and doesn’t look pleased, so James decides he better get over there and clear up any misunderstanding.

“Everything okay?” James looks first to the bartender and then to Sam.

“I was just telling the lady that women aren’t allowed at the bar. Just not ladylike, and the boss doesn’t want any trouble with the womenfolk in town.”

Though taken aback, James manages to give Sam a look that broadcasts, ‘behave yourself.’ To the bartender, he says, “Well, sir, I guess we better move to a table, then. Will that be okay?”
The bartender smiles in relief. “Yes, it will. I’ll serve you from there.”

“It’s not okay with me.” Clearly, Sam has her hackles up.

James takes her by the arm and half drags her over to a table. He plops her down and pulls up a chair for himself. Other people in the bar stare open-mouthed at the two of them.

“Sam, for heaven’s sake. Quit grumping about the bartender and take a look around.”
“What am I looking for?”

“These people appear as though they’re from the 1800s. Look how they’re dressed. There’s not a zipper in the place. All buttons and suspenders.”

Sam glances around the room. “I see what you mean. The women look like Miss Kitty from the show Gunsmoke.” Sam pauses. “Oh, no.”

The trailer

John’s bio

John is an award-winning author who, after an extensive business career, began writing full time in 2012. His specialty is thriller fiction novels, but John also writes poetry and short stories. He has written five other books that are on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. The paperback versions are also available in the Indie Lector store

John lives in Lakeway, Texas, with his wife and their spoiled rescue pets.

Contact John:

Blog Fiction Favorites,

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Goodreads –

Amazon Author’s page –

John’s other books


His Revenge

Our Justice

Circumstances of Childhood

The Contract: between heaven and earth

About Charles Yallowitz

Charles E. Yallowitz was born, raised, and educated in New York. Then he spent a few years in Florida, realized his fear of alligators, and moved back to the Empire State. When he isn't working hard on his epic fantasy stories, Charles can be found cooking or going on whatever adventure his son has planned for the day. 'Legends of Windemere' is his first series, but it certainly won't be his last.
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41 Responses to New Release: Eternal Road by John W. Howell #thriller #ghosts

  1. Thank you for hosting today, Charles. I appreciate your support on Eternal Road.

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  3. Gwen M. Plano says:

    Thank you, Charles. It’s been fun playing catch-up with James and Sam, one episode after another. Congratulations again, John. Thumbs up!!

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  4. Thanks for hosting our friend John today, Charles. I think he might be ready for a nap!

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  5. These excerpts have been great teasers. Fun to see John here, Charles. And I agree with Jill… John needs a nap!

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  6. GP Cox says:

    Charles, I’m also from Long Island. It seems being friends with John is something else we have in common. I respect his imagination, determination and loyalty!!

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  7. Jan Sikes says:

    Hi, Charles! Thank you for hosting another fun stop on the “Eternal Road” tour! Great post, John!

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  8. Marcia says:

    Great to see John here today with another super excerpt from Eternal Road. Thanks for sharing this one, Charles, and John, well done! This was a scene I thoroughly enjoyed. Best of luck with this launch! 🙂 Super post!

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  9. That puts kind of a damper on a fun night out. Better drink more to balance the scales.

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  10. Baydreamer says:

    Hi Charles,
    Thanks for hosting John! His book is worth all the promotion, but I’m sure he’s exhausted from all the traveling. 🙂

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  11. Another fun tour stop, John. I’m enjoying following you around the web. And I hope you have much success with this book. 🙂

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  12. Jennie says:

    Super to see John over here, Charles. Another terrific excerpt!

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  13. Staci Troilo says:

    Apologies for visiting so late. I’m usually offline on weekends. Another great excerpt, John. Best wishes. Thanks for hosting, Charles.

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