Karen’s Killer Book Bench: ALL-IN: The White House by Greg Sandora

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The  White House


Wealth and Power collide in this Political Thriller! Jack finds what it’s really going to take to fulfill his destiny: To have the power, to dedicate the highest office in the land, to make things right. This time, He’s ALL-IN.

It’s the steamy summer of 2016 in Washington, D.C. Few days before the Democratic National Convention. A long and painful recession has left ordinary Americans suffering, spawning the hottest Presidential Contest in history.

Jack Canon, a man born into privilege, a witness to great social injustice is going to be President of the United States–no matter what!

Desperate and corrupt, the leader of the free world orders a hit to slow him down. The plan backfires–the wrong people are dead–a manhunt points to the unthinkable–The President of the United States.

Rewind one year, Jack’s focus on redistribution of wealth and energy has made him powerful enemies. Once his friends, Rogue Billionaires, Oil Sheiks, the Mob, all want him gone.

The current President wants him alive–thinking he can win against an unabridged liberal.

A Universal Raw Nerve of wealth vs. poverty is exposed becoming a thrill ride as deep machinations of espionage, geopolitics and deception, and murder play out.

Kind and charismatic, Jack’s just naughty enough to have you falling for him like one of his loving circle of loyal friends. Of course he’s flawed, a dedicated family man, faithful to one woman, but in love with two. Is it his fault his best friend is impossibly jaw dropping beautiful?

Think the crime and passion of the Godfather meets the romance and innocence of Camelot. A story that could spark a movement, a book that can seed a revolution. A heart-thumping climax so shocking you’ll pull the covers and draw the shades! One thing’s for sure, through all the drama and suspense, you’ll be pulling for Jack!

The  White House


Like earlier, when Lisa and I walked into the salon the young women who walked over to greet us made quite an impression. Her movements caught my eye as we entered and I secretly hoped she’d be interacting with us. Walking like it was an art form, she slinked her way toward the front reception area and strangely unlike most people the closer she got the better she looked. An all-black mini dress barely covered her. From a high collar, it scooped ultra-low backless loosely draping her bottom revealing some of her sides and lower back.

I could make out a couple tattoos without trying too hard. They were both in handwritten script; one across the exposed part of her foot read butterflies. The writing flowed beautifully at the angle of her heels. The other–four lines of a story centered across her ribs. Normally I don’t even like tattoos, now I’m fantasizing about tracing the letters with my tongue and tasting her skin.  Once upon a time, a girl got her heart broken

Her hair was gorgeous. She wore it mid back length, stick straight, with bangs touching the top of her softly brushed brows. Crazy, I’ve never liked black hair before, but I was fascinated by the shine.

Close up her face looked smooth as silk like it was in soft focus. Her delicate features reminded me of a new fawn with giant eyes and a turned up nose. I thought the lighting must be magnificent in here, so I looked over at Lisa to test the theory.

Lisa shot me a look like ‘don’t you dare compare me to her.’ It wasn’t the lighting.

Face to face, I focused on her steely blue eyes under large lids covered in smoky dark charcoal.

Her body language was saying no, quickly twitching her head. She looked Lisa up and down as if she was nothing, and then briefly turned a dismissive glance towards me.

Through high gloss lips that were a perfect match for a hot pink scarf she wore, she asked, “What can we do for you today?”

I hadn’t heard a tone that condescending in years. I wasn’t used to being treated like that. The problem was she had an attitude like we couldn’t believe. I thought, how can something all wrong, be so perfect.

Lisa seemed a little uncomfortable too. Then, I remembered, with my Boston Cap and Ray-Bans, I’m as invisible as any other middle-aged guy would be to a girl her age.

As I was removing my sunglasses and cap, Lisa said sheepishly, “Do you have anything available now for a walk in?”

Right now?” Over a look like you can’t be serious.

“Well, we’re on our lunch hour,” Lisa managed.

During the verbal exchange, I was scanning the salon for eye contact with anyone in charge.

A man came quickly over, “To what do we owe the pleasure today?”

The pink lips said, “I was telling them we have nothing avail…”

“Nonsense,” he said. Bumping her aside with his hip, he moved directly to the middle of the counter.

“I’m Jean-Claude; I’ll take it from here Daphne!” Shooting her an if looks could kill glance, he turned to us.

“Daphne does not realize she may have told the next President of the United States we can’t help him. That will never do!”

He clapped his hands in the air quickly saying to Daphne, “Get my station ready! I will take you myself, follow me.”

Jean-Claude was unfazed by the beauty and dismissed her out of hand. While an assistant was shampooing Lisa, Jean-Claude stood by telling me he was a big fan of the campaign and he wanted to volunteer.

Following Daphne’s movement around the salon as if I was on surveillance, I told him why we came to the mall and hinted he could help by shopping with Lisa if he was serious.

Meet Author Greg Sandora…

Greg is originally from Maine. He lived and worked in Portland for years before moving to Southwest Florida. His first book, All In: The Race for the Presidency, is a Presidential Thriller, or some might say White House Thriller. Think the Crime and Passion of the Godfather meets the Romance and Innocence of Camelot. The story is packed with action and adventure. One reviewer writes: “Jack Canon’s American Destiny is very intense. Early in the Book I knew I had to put my seat belt on, I was sure this was going to be one hell of a ride, and boy it was. One thing I especially appreciated in this author’s Book is just how he was able to bring the story across with so many twists and turns that all came together masterfully.”

The sequel to All In is titled: Love, Lust and Loyalty, Women of the White House. It’s a story of Kindness, Passion and Courage. It has all of the components of the first book, but leans toward a Presidential Romance Thriller. The sequel is just as action packed, but with more spice, some reviewers say it’s sensual. To quote one reviewer – “Unsurpassable, this story is darn good, a real work of art. Women of the House by Greg Sandora has been written with a vibrating “passion” if that terminology didn’t exist before – it does now….I found that Jack was the kind of guy I liked immediately while Sandy was just perfect – I chose to review it because of the mystery behind it.”

Greg’s Angel Adventure Series includes Gabby, Angel of God and The Protector, Kingdom of Heaven. Both are Supernatural Romance Thrillers involving an angel, Gabby, and a man named Bo. During a visit to Bar Harbor, Maine Bo encounters a beautiful angel named Gabby; quite accidentally, he is told – she wasn’t supposed to make him aware of her existence. His purity of spirit, kindness and capacity for love has revealed her to him. He falls hopelessly in love with the beautiful creature, as humans cannot resist angels. Both books fit nicely in the Supernatural, Romantic Thriller, and Paranormal and Time Travel genres. All Greg’s books have adventures and thrills, are fast paced and have hilarious moments.

Greg’s mom and dad were artists, his father painted and his mother wrote poetry and loved to garden. Most Saturdays the family loaded up the 1970 Chevy Impala to trek to a one man show somewhere or other. Greg took a different track graduating with a business degree; owning and operating an Award Winning Franchise Fitness Center in the Portland area for 15 years. Currently, Greg is living in Florida with my beautiful wife and children, following his passion, writing.


Links to Greg’s website, blog, books, etc.

 Contact Information: gregsandora99@live.com

Purchase Link: http://a.co/2RT4L3A


Thanks, Greg, for sharing your book with us!

Don’t miss the chance to read this book!

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6 Responses to Karen’s Killer Book Bench: ALL-IN: The White House by Greg Sandora

  1. Shelby Culbertson says:

    Congratulations Greg,
    Best of wishes.

  2. Kathleen Bylsma says:

    My goodness! This will keep you on the edge of your seat! Thanks, Karen, for the introduction and excerpt. Nice to meet you, Greg! I’ll be looking for your books.

  3. Karen Docter says:

    Good morning, Greg, and welcome back to Karen’s Killer Book Bench. I love political thrillers. This one sounds great. Thanks for stopping by to share it with us today.

  4. Helen Rodin Drake says:

    This book sounds thrilling! This is the type of plot that both my husband and I can enjoy!

  5. Eileen AW says:

    Thanks for joining us and sharing your book, Greg.

  6. Linda Moffitt says:

    Thank you for sharing your book with us it looks good 😁

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