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Fracking: its secret chemicals (medical treatment impossible) threaten within 2000ft from the well. CLONING GALINDA tells the story

Posted by jsmolders - November 2nd, 2019

A recent study by EPA in Colorado shows that dangerous chemicals threaten citizens’ health as far as 2000 ft from the well. We’re not just talking about the usual suspects, such as benzene or toluene etc, but also about unknown chemicals, secret ones shielded by a Cheney law. The oil and gas lobby in action…. Result: doctors cannot treat certain medical conditions created by the secret chemicals. Shameful.. CLONING GALINDA highlights the issues in a gripping thriller. The scene is set in Ohio’s fracking fields.

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Save the planet! For our grandchildren! Cloning Galinda is an urgent plea embedded in a gripping thriller.

Posted by jsmolders - February 13th, 2019

Cloning Galinda, selected as finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition, is, according to  top reviewer Kirkus, an “intelligent novelization of a hot topic.”  The thriller takes you on a dramatic ride through the landscape of fracking and the tactics and  the maze of manoeuvres of oil giants preying on unsuspecting  citizens. In a little Ohio town a single mother and teacher  puts up a heroic fight for the well-being of her family against the encroachment of a major fracking company. She risks it all to save lives. Take the ride with her! One victory at  a time for those who care about the future of our planet.

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The world unites on climate change, Trump is left behind. “CLONING GALINDA”, Finalist at the Beverly Hills

Posted by jsmolders - February 8th, 2019

Book Awards Competition, explains. The story,  a thriller called “gripping  and intelligent” by top reviewers as Clarion and Kirkus, speaks about an Ohio town that grapples with oil and fracking giants who overwhelm the locals with their power and bring them one human disaster after another. The town fights back! CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHTERS IN ACTION!  Let’s hope Trump gets smart and joins the world again soon. Read the “why” in Cloning Galinda.

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CLONING GALINDA, a wake up call for DONALD TRUMP

Posted by jsmolders - February 1st, 2019

Cloning Galinda is a widely acclaimed thriller that deals with the problems of the fracking industry and the environment. The book got excellent ratings from top reviewers such as Kirkus, Clarion and BlueInk. The Beverly Hills Book Awards  Competition selected it as  finalist. A very successful political thriller for your enjoyment! Get it from Amazon. 

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I’m sending a copy of CLONING GALINDA to DONALD TRUMP because

Posted by jsmolders - February 1st, 2019

he might (or might not) want to read what his kind of policies will do to the environment and the folks who have to live in it. Cloning Galinda, a thriller called “an intelligent novelization of a hot topic” by top-rated reviewer Kirkus, describes the fight of simple town folks agains giants of the oil industry. It’s a gripping tale set against a dramatic background of corporate greed at the expense of the population.  The reviews are excellent and can be found on the websites of Kirkus, Clarion and BlueInk. The book was selected as finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition.

Get your copy at Amazon. Donald Trump will have his.

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I’m sending a copy of CLONING GALINDA to DONALD TRUMP because

Posted by jsmolders - February 1st, 2019

he might (or might not) want to read what his kind of policies will do to the environment and the folks who have to live in it. Cloning Galinda, a thriller called “an intelligent novelization of a hot topic” by top-rated reviewer Kirkus, describes the fight of simple town folks agains giants of the oil industry. It’s a gripping tale set against a dramatic background of corporate greed at the expense of the population.  The reviews are excellent and can be found on the websites of Kirkus, Clarion and BlueInk. The book was selected as finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition.

Get your copy at Amazon. Scott Pruitt has his.cover for Facebook.

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We have no plan B or planet B. We must save the one we have, “Cloning Galinda” warns.

Posted by jsmolders - January 12th, 2019

Cloning Galinda, is , according to  top reviewer Kirkus, an “intelligent novelization of a hot topic, climate change.”  It is was also selected as finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition. The thriller takes you on a dramatic ride through the landscape of fracking and the tactics and  the maze of manoeuvres of oil giants preying on unsuspecting  citizens. In a little Ohio town a single mother and teacher  puts up a heroic fight for the well-being of her family against the encroachment of a major fracking company. She risks it all to save lives. Take the ride with her! One victory at  a time for those who care about the future of our planet. 

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Climate change on your mind? Read an award winning novel to enlighten yourself: “CLONING GALINDA”

Posted by jsmolders - December 27th, 2018

“Cloning Galinda”,  a thriller called “gripping  and intelligent” by top reviewers as Clarion and Kirkus, and selected as Finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition, tells the story of an Ohio town that grapples with oil and fracking giants who overwhelm the locals with their power and bring them one human disaster after another. The town fights back! A courageous single mother risks it all for the cause.CLIMATE CHANGE FIGHTERS IN ACTION! Let’s hope Trump gets smart and joins the world again soon.

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Writers’ Digest: “Cloning Galinda, finalist at the Beverly Hills Book Awards competition…

Posted by jsmolders - November 28th, 2018

is the gripping tale of a concerned single mother’s journey to the truth after a fracking company causes a monumental environmental disaster in her little Ohio town.”

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“Cloning Galinda” selected as a finalist by the Beverly Hills Book Awards Competition

Posted by jsmolders - November 19th, 2018

Two years after “Harvest of War,” published in 2015, became a finalist in the Beverly Hills Book Awards competition,  now “Cloning Galinda,”  published in 2017,  was also selected  as a finalist. I am pleased to copy below the press release.

“Date: November 19, 2018

Author Receives National Recognition from The 7th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards®!

Beverly Hills, California — The 7th Annual Beverly Hills Book Awards® recognized CLONING GALINDA in the category of Political Fiction as a finalist.

Established in 2013, the Beverly Hills Book Awards® competition is judged by experts from all aspects of the book industry, including publishers, writers, editors, book designers and professional copywriters. Contest winners and finalists are determined based on “overall excellence of presentation – a synergy of form and content” over a wide range of genres.

‘We are proud to announce the winners and finalists whose books truly embody the excellence that this award was created to celebrate, and we salute you all for your fine work’ – Ellen Reid, Founder BHBA.”

 

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Jan Smolders, author of Viral Games, The Convenient Fund and The Bridge of Whispers carries Belgian and USA passports, has lived in Belgium, Japan and Singapore, and resides in Florida. Read More...