10 December 2014

Bobo The Apostate by Donald Michael Platt Spotlight!

02_Bodo the Apostate CoverPublication Date: September 29, 2014 Raven's Wing Books Formats: eBook, Paperback Genre: Historical Fiction

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  “… in the meantime, a credible report caused all ecclesiastics of the Catholic Church to lament and weep.” Prudentius of Troyes, Annales Bertiniani, anno 839 On Ascension Day May 22, 838, Bishop Bodo, chaplain, confessor, and favorite of both his kin, Emperor Louis the Pious, son of Charlemagne, and Empress Judith, caused the greatest scandal of the Carolingian Empire and the 9th century Roman Church. Bodo, the novel, dramatizes the causes, motivations, and aftermath of Bodo’s astonishing cause célèbre that took place during an age of superstitions, a confused Roman Church, heterodoxies, lingering paganism, broken oaths, rebellions, and dissolution of the Carolingian Empire.

About the Author

03_Donald Michael PlattAuthor of four other novels, ROCAMORA, HOUSE OF ROCAMORA, A GATHERING OF VULTURES, and CLOSE TO THE SUN, Donald Michael Platt was born and raised in San Francisco. Donald graduated from Lowell High School and received his B.A. in History from the University of California at Berkeley. After two years in the Army, Donald attended graduate school at San Jose State where he won a batch of literary awards in the annual SENATOR PHELAN LITERARY CONTEST. Donald moved to southern California to begin his professional writing career. He sold to the TV series, MR. NOVAK, ghosted for health food guru, Dan Dale Alexander, and wrote for and with diverse producers, among them as Harry Joe Brown, Sig Schlager, Albert J. Cohen, Al Ruddy plus Paul Stader Sr, Hollywood stuntman and stunt/2nd unit director. While in Hollywood, Donald taught Creative Writing and Advanced Placement European History at Fairfax High School where he was Social Studies Department Chairman. After living in Florianópolis, Brazil, setting of his horror novel A GATHERING OF VULTURES, pub. 2007 & 2011, he moved to Florida where he wrote as a with: VITAMIN ENRICHED, pub.1999, for Carl DeSantis, founder of Rexall Sundown Vitamins; and THE COUPLE’S DISEASE, Finding a Cure for Your Lost “Love” Life, pub. 2002, for Lawrence S. Hakim, MD, FACS, Head of Sexual Dysfunction Unit at the Cleveland Clinic. Currently, Donald resides in Winter Haven, Florida where he is polishing a dark novel and preparing to write a sequel to CLOSE TO THE SUN. For more information please visit Donald Michael Platt’s website. You can also connect with him on Facebook and Twitter.

Bodo, the Apostate Blog Tour Schedule

Monday, December 8 
Review at Oh, For the Hook of a Book 
Tuesday, December 9 
Interview at Oh, For the Hook of a Book 
Wednesday, December 10 
Review at Back Porchervations 
Spotlight at CelticLady's Reviews 
Friday, December 12 
Guest Post at Back Porchervations 
Monday, December 15 
Spotlight at Boom Baby Reviews 
Monday, December 22 
Guest Post at Words and Peace 
Tuesday, December 23
Review at Book Nerd 
Monday, December 29 
Review at Next Chapter Book Reviews 
Monday, January 5 
Review at Svetlana's Reads and Views 
Spotlight at The Literary Vacation  
Tuesday, January 6 
Review at Broken Teepee 
Thursday, January 7 
Review at A Bibliophile's Reverie 
Friday, January 8 
Review at Just One More Chapter 
Review at The Never Ending Book

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