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Neiman Marcus Flagship Store to Open in New York City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

It's official: Neiman Marcus Group will open a flagship store on Manhattan's flourishing west side at Hudson Yards. The 250,000 square foot, multi-level store is scheduled to open in 2018 and marks the first for the brand in New York City. The landmark announcement is a signature element of the company's entrance and expansion into New York, which includes a multi-million dollar comprehensive modernization of Bergdorf Goodman, a Neiman Marcus store on Long Island and a Last Call Studio Store in Brooklyn. (more...)

Philly Brick Fest' LEGO Fan Festival - September 12 - 14, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

OAKS, Pa., Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Philly Brick Festcomes to the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center September in Oaks, PA 12 14, 2014.Get inspired, educated, and entertained with LEGO bricks! Play with huge attractions built to set your imagination free and witness mind-blowing creations made entirely of this timeless toy at Brick Fest. (more...)

Men's Quarterfinal Round Gives ESPN Its 3rd-Highest US OPEN Metered Market Rating
by TV News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Roger Federer's comeback from two sets down, including saving two match points, to defeat Gael Monfils in an exciting three-hour and 21-minute quarterfinal match last night, garnered ESPN a 1.6 overnight rating (more...)

New Fundraising Platform Launched by Palm Beach County Cultural Council
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is deploying a new program called power2give, a fundraising platform that empowers people to donate any amount of money directly to projects created by arts and cultural organizations in Palm Beach County. (more...)

Blythe Gruda, Chris Crawford & More to Lead Actors' Playhouse's MURDER BALLAD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

Actors' Playhouse has announced full casting for the upcoming Florida premiere of Murder Ballad, the new musical by Julia Jordan and Juliana Nash that will play a limited four-week engagement at the Miracle Theatre from October 8 - November 2, 2014. (more...)

Green Dragon Releases EMOTIONAL TERRORISM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

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Chloe Daniels Releases IN THE ARMS OF STEELE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014

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Dominate Trade Shows With EmbroidMe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

WEST Palm Beach, FL - Steal the spotlight at your next trade show with customized promotional products, apparel and displays. Build a brand customers will trust and competitors will envy with EmbroidMe. (more...)

Paul Appleby, Andrew Garland Will Join Julia Bullock in VOCE: RISING OPERA STARS IN RECITAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Due to unforeseen circumstances, Joseph Kaiser will no longer be participating in the Sunday, September 21st performance of Voce: Rising Opera Stars in Recital. Paul Appleby (tenor) and Andrew Garland (baritone) will be joining Julia Bullock (soprano) and pianist, Steven Blier for the afternoon featuring French and American repertories. (more...)

Cross Match Launches New Identity Management Handheld Solution
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Palm Beach GARDENS, Fla., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Cross Match Technologies, a leading global provider of biometric identity management solutions, announced today the launch of its Verifier Sentry handheld solution designed to authenticate the identity of an individual using their secure credentials and biometrics. (more...)

American Humane Association Announces Star-Studded Lineup For 2014 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards''
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ With just a few weeks to go until the fourth annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards, American Humane Association, the country's first national humane organization, is revealing the roster of talent to appear at the star-studded Hollywood event. Co-hosted by football legend Terry Bradshaw and actress and animal advocate Beth Stern, the gala event at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday September 27 will celebrate eight courageous canines, all vying for the coveted title of 2014 American Hero Dog. Pop vocal group Wilson Phillips will be the featured musical entertainment for the evening, performing several well-known hits from their catalogue. The show will be taped by Mersey Masala Productions for a nationwide broadcast on Hallmark Channel on October 30. The producers are Paul Flattery and Irene Crinita and the director is Dennis Rosenblatt. (more...)

Demisch Danant Honors Legendary Decorator with Exhibit, PARIS MATCH, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Demisch Danant will present Paris Match: Henri Samuel and the Artists He Commissioned, 1968-1977, an exhibition exploring the legendary decorator and international tastemaker's unique engagement with French fine artists through the furniture and functional objects he commissioned in the 1970s from such figures as Ce?sar, Francois Arnal, Guy de Rougemont, and Philippe Hiquily. Acclaimed as one of the first experts in mixing design genres and periods, Samuel was also one of the first to invite contemporary artists to making furnishings. His remarkable talent for unexpected juxtapositions became the keystone of “the Samuel style” and his eclectic sophistication challenged the prevailing bourgeois notion of “matching” interiors. (more...)

Polonious Investigations Management Systems partners with DrivenBI to launch self-service data analysis for its customers around the globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

PASADENA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Polonious, the premier provider of special investigative unit (SIU) and investigation management systems for the insurance and investigation industries, announced its partnership with DrivenBI, the leading provider of cloud based self-service analysis platforms, empowering Polonious customers to create their own analysis in entirely new ways. (more...)

The Miami City Ballet Transforms Itself and Presents Its 28th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

The Miami City Ballet opens its 28th season in October with Romeo and Juliet. This season brings about many changes to the ballet. Artistic director Lourdes Lopez has asserted her vision with increasing authority since she took over two years ago from founder Edward Villella. (more...)

Maestro Ramón Tebar Extends Contract with Florida Grand Opera Through 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Florida Grand Opera (FGO) today announced that Maestro Ramón Tebar, who has successfully served as Music Director of the company since 2011 following his acclaimed debut with FGO in 2010, has renewed his contract for an additional two seasons (2014-15 and 2015-16). The renewal guarantees his involvement with the company through its upcoming and seminal 75th anniversary season. (more...)

Prestige Estate Properties Launches Portfolio Events Series with New Hire Melissa Johnson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Prestige Estate Properties, the luxury division of MMD Realty, LLC, the elite South Florida real estate firm founded in 2011 by Michael Wekerle, of Dragon's Den-Canada, Michelle Farber Ross and Dan Marino, welcome Boca Raton resident and luxury specialist, Melissa Johnson "MJ". (more...)

HedgeCoVest Signs 33 Leading Hedge Fund Managers For Their New Liquid Alternatives Investment Platform
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

WEST Palm Beach, Fla., Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ HedgeCo Networks LLC, a preeminent service provider to the hedge fund industry and operator of one of the most trafficked databases HedgeCo.Net is pleased to announce that its new liquid alternative investment platform, HedgeCoVest has signed 33 hedge fund managers operating 38 unique strategies to join the revolutionary hedge fund allocation tool. HedgeCoVest will feature 20 investable hedge fund portfolios at its public unveiling at Finovate Fall 2014 on September 23 rd, 2014, with another 18 to be added in the coming months. (more...)

PEMCO Expands Workers' Compensation Program with A-Rated Carrier
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Progressive Employer Management Company (PEMCO) a provider of human resource, payroll, employee benefits, and workers' compensation services for small and mid-sized companies, has announced that it has renewed and expanded its workers' compensation program with an A-rated property and casualty insurance carrier. Previously, the workers' compensation programs were provided by multiple carriers, and as part of its efforts to enhance business operations, PEMCO has now consolidated its workers' compensation coverage under one carrier. (more...)

Hodgson Russ Announces New Website
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Hodgson Russ announces a newly refreshed website, hodgsonruss.com, featuring redesigned visuals, of-the-moment content, and an improved user experience. (more...)

RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER National Tour to Launch in November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, made its network television debut delighting audiences across the country. Fifty years later, the longest running and highest rated television special comes to life, live on stage with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical (www.rudolphthemusical.com), featuring the world's most famous reindeer and a holly jolly cast of iconic characters. Rudolph and friends, including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster, help Santa save Christmas during a 21-city tour kicking off November 25 in Hartford CT. Also expect to see Rudolph and friends on stage in multi-week engagements, with cities to be announced. (more...)

City Circle Acting Company to Present 2014 New Play Festival, Featuring CATCHIN' THE BABIES, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville presents the 2014 New Play Festival on Saturday, September 20 at 7pm. City Circle will also remount Sue Gilbert's one-woman play about pioneer midwife Annie MacFarlane on Thursday, September 18 at 7:30pm and Saturday, September 20 at 2pm. The Festival is sponsored by Cedar Rapids-based Heuer Publishing and celebrates emerging voices in theater. (more...)

Campbell Property Management Opens New Office in Jupiter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Campbell has built a strong presence in northern Palm Beach County over the past decade. This local office will better accommodate the needs of the homeowner and condominium associations that Campbell manages in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens, Singer Island and Martin, St. Lucie and Indian River counties. (more...)

Brick Fest Live LEGO Festival September 19 - 21, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

TIMONIUM, Md., Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Brick Fest Livecomes to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium, MD September 19 21, 2014.Get inspired, educated, and entertained with LEGO bricks! Play with huge attractions built to set your imagination free and witness mind-blowing creations made entirely of this timeless toy at Brick Fest. (more...)

Brick Markers' USA, Inc. Releases Hilarious Fund Raising Video
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

WEST Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Brick Markers USA, Inc. ('BMI') is proud to announce the release of its new fund raising video. (more...)

New Book Explores the Effectiveness of Online Churches
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

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Jennifer Carroll Pens New Memoir, WHEN YOU GET THERE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

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The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Opens the 2014-15 Classics Series with DON GIOVANNI, 9/13-16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra opens the 2014.15 Classics series with Don Giovanni on September 13-14 & 16, 2014, led by Music Director Edo de Waart. This concert production features an international cast alongside the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra for an unforgettable operatic event. (more...)

Pacific Opera Project to Stage Fall 2014 Production of TOSCA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

To kick off their Fall 2014 Season, Pacific Opera Project will present 6 performances of a daring new production of Puccini's Tosca in Pasadena. Made possible by funding from over 150 backers through a successful Kickstarter campaign, this will be POP's most ambitious production to date with a stellar cast and a twenty-two piece orchestra. (more...)

Jeff Beck & ZZ Top Tour Suspended Due to Injury
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Jeff Beck and ZZ Top Regrettably announce the suspension of the remaining scheduled double-bill tour dates due to an injury sustained by ZZ Top bassist, Dusty Hill. (more...)

MakeupMasterpieces.com Revolutionizes Beauty Industry with Unique Artisan Stencils to Take Makeup Applications to the Next Level
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

WEST Palm Beach, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Makeup Masterpieces introduces never-before-seen beauty concepts to create unique and artistic looks for women all over the world. (more...)

Phyllis Hoffman Releases BUTTERFLY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

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Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present Flamenco Vivo, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season on Friday, November 14, 2014 at 8pm with Flamenco Vivo Carlota Santana. Celebrating its 30th anniversary, this premier company will perform 'The Soul of Flamenco,' a passionate new production that embodies the purity of traditional flamenco and classical Spanish dance. Tickets are $40/$30 (orchestra/mezzanine) and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tues-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

NRT's Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate in Florida Acquires Fort Lauderdale Brokerage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate LLC, the largest residential real estate brokerage in Florida, announced today that it has acquired the assets of Lanham and Associates in Fort Lauderdale. Lanham and Associates will now operate under the banner of Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate. (more...)

IZEA Names LeAnn Hitchcock Chief Financial Officer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

ORLANDO, FL - IZEA, Inc. (OTCQB: IZEA), the pioneer and market leader in sponsored social, today announced the appointment of LeAnn Hitchcock as Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Hitchcock began working with IZEA as a consultant in November 2011, where she was responsible for SEC compliance, filings and coordinating the audit process with IZEA's independent auditors. She was named IZEA's interim CFO in June 2013. (more...)

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Launch Extended Residency at The Carlyle this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, will welcome Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge, favorites not only of music fans and critics, but also of fellow artists. Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch shows are a place where some of the city's foremost entertainers go to commune with their own-and sometimes sit-in for a song or two-on their nights off. The pair will be at Bemelmans with their evening of swinging standards Sunday nights, September 7-28; November 2-December 28. (more...)

PADKINS Music Performs at Spazio Nightclub in Downtown Miami Brickell; Proceeds to Go to Battered Women, Abused and Bullied Kids, and Wounded Soldiers
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014

Chris Parrish and Jay Adkins, the two electronic music dance (EDM) DJs forming PADKINS, announced that they have firmed a collaboration with Spazio Nightclub in Mary Brickell, Downtown Miami, to raise funds for battered women, abused and bullied kids, and wounded soldiers. Their inaugural performance will be part of the events scheduled for the night of Saturday, August 23, 2014, starting at 12:00 a.m., at 1421 South Miami Avenue, Miami, FL. (more...)

Chris Birdy Releases "The Girl in Black Pajamas"
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

Chris Birdy is proud to announce the release of her novel, 'The Girl in Black Pajamas.' The intriguing book video trailer for 'The Girl in Black Pajamas' was revealed today on DGT Book Promotion news. In addition, Birdy shared her insights on the inspiration for 'The Girl in Black Pajamas.' 'The Girl in Black Pajamas' is the second novel in the Pajama series. The mystery fiction novel takes the reader on adventure through an attempted murder, hacking schemes, a man fearing the possibility of prison, family issues and more. The official book video trailer for 'The Girl in Black Pajamas' can be viewed on YouTube. About The Book R&B Investigations is under attack. Their employee is shot in the back as he enters the building, and a hacker is trying to compromise their secure network. While the Boston police investigate the shooting, Bogie McGruder needs to find the culprit who is trying to put them out of business. Bogie and his partner Rose Jones can't disclose their internet problems to the cops since Bogie is a hacker himself. Bogie McGruder returns to Boston with his four- year-old daughter Isabella. He joins up with Rose Jones' uncle Walter who is fresh for Lompoc Prison. Bogie and Walter strengthen their firewalls while they try to determine who is behind the invasion. As the R&B team hones in on the culprit, they uncover several murders and discover a plot to wipe out the financial institutions in Boston. While Bogie is in Boston, his extended family in Palm Beach becomes enmeshed in a sex scandal that threatens to ruin lives and careers in the Palm Beach Sheriff Office. Feeling like a wishbone about to snap, Bogie tries to handle problems in both cities while Isabella continues her quest for someone to teach her the Five-Point-Palm-Exploding-Heart technique as seen in Kill Bill Volume 2. This tale of murder, revenge and greed takes the reader on a whirlwind trip from Boston to Palm Beach and back. Buckle your seatbelt. Praise for 'The Girl in Black Pajamas': 'This was the most exciting book I've read in a long time. The action starts on page 1 and never stops.'- A reader review About The Author Chris Birdy is the author of the Pajama series. 'The Girl in Black Pajamas' is the second book in the series. Birdy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After graduating from high school, she did a four year stint in the Middle East. When Birdy returned to the States, she settled down in the Boston area and became a true Bostonian by collecting college degrees while raising her family. For more than twenty years, Birdy did investigative work for Boston law firms. Being an avid mystery fan made her either fearless or foolhardy while working in rough neighborhoods and housing projects. Birdy knows how it feels to have a gun stuck to the back of her head and that was in a courtroom. She knows how it feels to have an angry client walk in her office and point a small gun at her saying, 'I want my money!' That was when the author opened her desk drawer, removed a large gun and drew back the slide while aiming it at him. 'Have a seat!' she said. Birdy states 'There is no substitute for experience.' The author lives outside of Boston with her husband and also resides in Palm Beach where they escape to hide from the snow. 'The Girl in Black Pajamas' is published by Createspace and is available online at Amazon and Barnes and Noble. To learn more about Chris Birdy and The Girl in Black Pajamas, visit www.chrisbirdy.com. (more...)

Estelle Parsons and More to Appear in Palm Beach Dramaworks' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Palm Beach Dramaworks is pleased to announce that Estelle Parsons, Tim Altmeyer, Jim Ballard, Cliff Burgess, Elizabeth Dimon, Rob Donohoe, Patti Gardner, Kate Hampton, Kenneth Kay, Margery Lowe, Colin McPhillamy, Angelica Page, and Angie Radosh are among the outstanding actors scheduled to appear during its upcoming fifteenth anniversary season. (more...)

Robert Fahnoe Releases New Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

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Cultural Council of Palm Beach County to Launch New Fundraising Program on 'power2give', 9/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Cultural Council of Palm Beach County is deploying a new program called power2give, a fundraising platform that empowers people to donate any amount of money directly to projects created by arts and cultural organizations in Palm Beach County. (more...)

3.3 Million Tune In for NBC Sports PREMIER LEAGUE COVERAGE Debut
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

NBC Sports Group posted record-setting numbers this past weekend as it kicked off exclusive coverage of the Premier League on NBC and NBCSN, the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package and the NBC Sports Live Extra live streaming product. (more...)

KillerApps.TV Features Its Back to School Gadget Guide to Help Students This 2014 School Year
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

With summer vacation winding down, the U.S. Census Bureau expects around 78 million children and adults to head back to the classroom. Back to School spending is targeted at over $8 billion just for electronics...a 7% increase over last year! (more...)

Pittsburgh-Based IT Services Firm Tier1, Inc. Launches The Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud, First Customer Goes Live
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Tier1, Inc. announced today the availability of the Tier1 Private Oracle Cloud, the most optimized and protected computing environment for Oracle Applications and databases. Leveraging Oracle's Virtual Compute Appliance (VCA) technology, the only virtual environment certified to use Oracle Trusted Partitions the Tier1 Private Cloud provides the flexibility to license Oracle software on a virtual CPU basis. (more...)

3.3 Million Viewers Tune Into NBC Sports Group's PREMIER LEAGUE Opening Coverage
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

NBC Sports Group posted record-setting numbers this past weekend as it kicked off exclusive coverage of the Premier League on NBC and NBCSN, the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package and the NBC Sports Live Extra live streaming product. (more...)

What About the Teachers? Overwhelming Response from Local Teachers to Community Businesses' Effort to Provision Teachers with School Supplies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Amidst the litany of 'Back to School' supply drives for children's school supplies this time of year, there is a new awareness and consequent actions and partnerships being forged for the sake of teachers' back to school supply needs. Yesterday's Huffington Post article stated that 91% of teachers buy basic school supplies for their students. Indeed the profession comes with a cost and yet teachers end up being the ones paying, out of their own, barely lined pockets. Thankfully, some local businesses and patrons identify the need for resources where there aught to be, and are taking action. (more...)

Neurosurgeon's Learning Meets Bodybuilder's Training In Dr. Brett Osborn's New Book
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

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Nicole Henry Releases New Single, Music Video - 'At This Moment'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Following up on her 2013 Centric Soul Train Award for 'Best Traditional Jazz Performance,' Nicole Henry, one of today's most acclaimed female vocalists, releases her new single 'At This Moment', digitally on August 5, 2013 on Banister Records and distributed by Entertainment One. Recorded at Squat Sound Studio in London, the single showcases Ms. Henry's soulful interpretation of the 1980's classic hit by Billy Vera and the Beaters. Accompanying the single, Ms. Henry debuts her first official music video. Check it out below! (more...)

The Year of the Apartment Market Continues
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

DALLAS, TX - The U.S. apartment market continued its amazingly strong 2014 in July, as effective rent growth increased once again, occupancy remained steady and fewer concessions were offered, according to Axiometrics' monthly apartment market trends report. (more...)

New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 to Present 'I LIKE TO BE HERE: JACKSON HEIGHTS REVISITED', 9/6-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

New Ohio Theatre and Theatre 167 proudly present the World Premiere of I Like To Be Here: Jackson Heights Revisited, or, This Is A Mango, conceived and directed by Ari Laura Kreith, and written by Jenny Lyn Bader, J.Stephen Brantley, Ed Cardona, Jr., Les Hunter, Tom Miller, Melisa Tien, and Joy Tomasko. The play is part of the 2nd annual Theater:Village Festival, and runs from September 6 - 27, 2014 in a limited engagement at the New Ohio Theatre, located at 154 Christopher Street between Greenwich and Washington Streets in New York City. Previews begin September 6 for a September 8 opening. (more...)

Florida Author Releases New Historical/Religious Fiction Novel – 'The Reluctant General'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Their world was falling apart. They had come to the land of the Canaanites to find a home where they could live in peace after years of slavery in Egypt. But, now the ancient Israelites faced opposition and persecution from a cruel and vicious king named Jabin and his cold-hearted commander of the army, Cisera. The persecution and hellacious taxation policies continued for over twenty years until a woman named Deborah and her reluctant hero led a rag-tag group of men to the rescue! The story of Deborah and Barak from the biblical book of Judges describes amazing courage and fortitude beyond modern comprehension. In this modern retelling of the old story, Herb Sennett brings to life the people of 1150 BC in such a way that their hopes, dreams, struggles, pain, and suffering help us face our own problems in the light of God's willingness to help his people whenever they are threatened with extinction. The Jewish people of that day knew little of warfare and tactics, but they were able to defeat the most powerful army of the day and then conquer the most heavily defended city in the area. This novel tells of their struggle to live free of oppression and fear through their faith in the God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. "The Reluctant General" is available in print and ebook format. Book Information: The Reluctant General By Herb Sennett Publisher: WestBow Press ISBN: 978-1490818078 ASIN: B00I9YUHDO Published: January 2014 Pages: 250 Genre: Historical Fiction, Religious Fiction About The Author: Herb Sennett has spent the last thirty years as a college professor (Palm Beach Atlantic College, Louisiana College, Southeastern University, and currently at Broward College and Palm Beach State College). He was trained in speech and drama education (B.S.E.) at Arkansas State University and holds master's degrees in speech (M.A., University of Memphis) and theater (M.F.A., Florida Atlantic University) as well as a doctorate (Ph.D.) in theater awarded by the Louisiana State University. He also holds a masters degree (M.Div., Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) and a doctorate (D.Min., Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) in religious studies. Herb has produced, directed, and/or written three dozen stage plays and eleven short films. He is the author of two books dealing with theater history. He served six years in the pastoral ministry and twenty-one years as a chaplain in the US Army Reserves, retiring as a lieutenant colonel. In 2010, Herb decided to bring his years of research, training, and ingenuity to a new creative effort: writing novels that are historically accurate as well as compelling and exciting to read. Herb believes that some of the greatest stories ever written are to be found in the pages of The Holy Bible as well as in the myths of ancient Greece; and it is these stories he wishes to share in a new and exciting way for the modern world. Herb writes, teaches, and lives in South Florida with his wife of more than forty-five years. They have two children and one grandson. For more information, review copies, or interviews please contact the author at: Herb Sennett Email: herb@herbsennett.com Website: http://www.reluctantgeneral.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/hsennett Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hsennett (more...)

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