Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 11, 2013
Inspired by stories of whistleblowers that have had to put their life on the line or give up their life in order to expose a secret or truth, author Joel Mark Harris decided to honor them with his new thriller “Shame the Devil” (published by iUniverse), a tale about a whistleblower and the complications that arise in his life for blowing the whistle.
John Webster, a journalist, receives a call one day about a cover-up involving a large oil company. When John decides to work with the whistleblower and uncover the mysteries surrounding the company, he finds himself in mortal danger as the company’s executives will stop at nothing to silence John and his contact once and for all.
“We need whistleblowers in today’s society more than ever,” says Harris. “When they go out on a limb to help society, society, in turn, needs to give them their support. Democracy is being strained by those in power, and these ordinary individuals are insuring our rights aren’t being violated.”
“Shame the Devil”
By Joel Mark Harris
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 354 pages | ISBN 9781491704585
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 354 pages | ISBN 9781491704578
E-Book | 354 pages | ISBN 9781491704592
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble
About the Author
Joel Mark Harris is an award-winning British-Canadian journalist, novelist, screenwriter and producer. He graduated from Langara Journalism School in 2007 and worked for the Squamish Chief newspaper before freelancing. He penned “A Thousand Bayonets” which won multiple awards. He later wrote and produced Neutral Territory, which has won 10 awards and had 15 nominations in 23 different film festivals. He is currently working on a new screenplay, “Shots,” and a sequel to “Shame the Devil,” as well as a new film, “Witches of Whitewater.”
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