Well, I blew it. I owe Conlan Brown a huge apology for not posting this review on time. It’s entirely my fault. I scooted away to a family reunion followed by a short trip with my dear husband to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. In all of the hullabaloo of getting kids sent in 2 different directions, making arrangements for the housesitter to care for the dog, and wrapping up work for myself … I failed to contact my reviewer about her review of The Firstborn. In fact, this never crossed my mind. SO … I’m posting this information now, and will write a lengthier review as soon as I hear from my reviewer … a friend who read this since I’m busy writing my own book right now. Mr. Brown, my sincere apologies … as well as apologies to your publisher!!
Meet the Author ~
Born in 1984, Conlan Brown was functionally illiterate until the fifth grade, when he learned how to read and write, as well as a love of story, from his grandmother. Conlan went on to start college at the age of sixteen, and now holds a Master’s degree in Communication, which taught him the academic principles needed to write Firstborn.Conlan lives on Colorado’s Front Range where he is working on his next book. He enjoys video editing, film scores, and developing high octane, thought provoking fiction that turns pages and excites the senses.
About the Book ~
Three supernatural gifts. Two thousand years of division. One moment of truth.
Hannah’s head hung, long brown hair in her eyes. Her face felt pasty with cold and fatigue and pain. Arms behind her back, she sat in a chair, wrists and ankles tied to the wooden frame, chair legs bolted to the floor. A cold car. A gun. Horror. Pain. Grief. Screaming. A windshield blistering with holes. Darkness.
It all came over her like a flood. A pouring out of pictures in her mind. But then there was one more thing. Not an image, but a feeling–that half a continent away someone else had felt it all happening too.
The Firstborn, those gifted with Foresight, Hindsight, and Insight at the time of Christ’s death are divided between themselves. And when an Islamic holy man is murdered outside of his mosque it becomes apparent that one of the Firstborn was to blame. Now, with the threat of a terrorist attack on an unspeakable target the Firstborn are spiraling out of control. Leaders are dying, members are being kidnapped, and unity is being forced. Three heroes, differently gifted and divided must work together to thwart those who would go too far.
Their breakneck race against time plunges them into a world of danger and through a gauntlet across the United States. From the Riverwalk of San Antonio, where Devin Bathurst, John Temple, and Hannah Rice must protect one another from assassination, to the gritty streets of Washington DC, a paramilitary compound in Pennsylvania, and ultimately back to our nation’s capital, the Firstborn must unite to prevent an impending atrocity from becoming reality.
If you would like to read the first chapter excerpt of The Firstborn, go HERE