chat with me about his thriller, action-adventure short story, “Paradise”.
Olson is an American the author of thriller, action-adventure works. He is the
author of the Amazon best-selling novel Night
of the Bonfire and of several short stories, including “Breakout”, “Roseblood”,
and his newest, “Paradise”. He is a
member of International Thriller Writers.
newest short story, “Paradise”.
harm’s way, having stumbled upon a sinister plot while trying to escape a storm.
At 40 pages, this short fast-paced read is sure to have you on the edge of your
On a desolate stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway, ex-Navy SEAL Michael Quinn
stops at the Paradise Motor Court to escape a raging storm. At the bar, Quinn
accidentally meets a treasured mentor from his past, and makes a new friend, an
attractive Stanford graduate student. Unexpected events, however, turn the
pleasant evening into a violent nightmare, fraught with danger. Countless lives
hang in the balance, and only Quinn can prevent the carnage and destruction
before daylight breaks
to place the action and intrigue of a full-length novel into the convenient,
one-hour reading format of the short story.
few of your short stories – perhaps some of your favorites?
runner-up would be Breakout, which
received a very large, positive response from readers.
protagonist in all of the stories is Michael Quinn, a former Navy SEAL who now
works as an independent contractor for the CIA. He tends to be given
assignments that, for a variety of reasons, must be kept off-the-books. As a
consequence, his exploits take him around the world, and far beyond the usual
boundaries of the spy thriller story. There is a high level of intrigue and
the most? Why?
action-adventure. It has long been my favorite.
Michael Quinn short story, Baltic Dance.
work, perhaps as some advice for writers?
writing, it is difficult to stop, until I am done.
you grew up?
fifties Elvis. Or a track athlete, I loved to run.
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