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Book Title: Life Long by Ronald L. Ruiz
Category: Adult Fiction, 268 pages
Genre: Literary Fiction
Publisher: Amika Press
Release date: June 9, 2017
Format available for review: print & ebook (mobi, ePub, PDF)
Will ship print books to: International
Tour dates: Sept 18 to Oct 6, 2017
Content Rating: PG-13 + M (For foul language and questions about the existence of God)
Ray Lopez is on the run with a duffel bag full of cash. Both drug dealers and the police are after him. But Ray is not a criminal. His last brush with the law was over traffic tickets. Recently released from the hospital with a diagnosis of schizophrenia, he is haunted by voices, auditory hallucinations, that frighten him and cause him to question his every move.
Ray’s journey from California to Laredo is perilous. Like so many Americans before him, he travels through unfamiliar territory with no clear way of knowing who will help and who will harm him. And he may well find himself on the wrong side of the border with a mind that has no borders.
Praise for Life Long:
"Ruiz proves to be a very sharp social critic, and no detail gets past him in this richly imagined book. A highly recommended novel that appeals to both the heart and the head."
- Kirkus Reviews
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Meet the Author:
Born and raised in Fresno California - Educated at St. Mary´s College California, University of California Berkeley, University of San Francisco - Practiced law from !966 to 2003 as a Deputy District Attorney, a criminal defense attorney, and a Deputy Public Defender - Appointed to the California Agriculture Labor Relations Board by Governor Jerry Brown in 1974 and later served as the District Attorney of Santa Cruz County California.
Ronald L. Ruiz has published 5 novels and a memoir. Happy Birthday Jesus (1994), Giuseppe Rocco (1998), The Big Bear (2003), A Lawyer (2012), Jesusita(2015). and Life Long (2017).
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Sept 18 - Books for Books - review
Sept 19 - Working Mommy Journal - review / giveaway
Sept 21 - The Reading Life - book spotlight / giveaway
Sept 22 - Olio By Marilyn - review / giveaway
Sept 25 - Writers and Authors - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Sept 26 - A Mama's Corner of the World - review / guest post / giveaway
Sept 27 - Cheryl's Book Nook - review / giveaway
Sept 28 - Leels Loves Books - review
Sept 29 - The All Night Library - review / guest post
Oct 3- The Book Drealms - book spotlight / giveaway
Oct 4 - Svetlana's Reads and Views - review
Oct 4 - Ali - The Dragon Slayer - review / guest post / giveaway
Oct 5 - Travelling Through Words - book spotlight / guest post / giveaway
Oct 6 - Nighttime Reading Center - review / giveaway
Oct 7 - Library of Clean Reads - review / author interview / giveaway
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