Saturday, May 30, 2020

Book Tour and Giveaway: FracMan Conflicted by Ian Dexter Palmer

Title: FracMan Conflicted 
Author: Ian Dexter Palmer
Publisher: Deep River Books
Publication Date: March 12th 2020
Print Length: 360 pages
Genre: Christian Romance 
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Fracking for oil is both dangerous and controversial. Cautious and talented Kelly is a successful young petroleum engineer intent on climbing the corporate ladder. She suddenly finds herself on shaky ground when assigned to work with the FracMan, Jordan, a reckless older engineer whose risk–taking propelled him to the top of the field. Their unlikely attraction brings challenges to them both, as they wrestle with love, risk, and tragedy, while seeking God.

A love story that is both entertaining and informative, FracMan Conflicted takes readers on a journey around the world and into the everyday workings of the oil and gas industry.

Explore the science of fracking and earthquakes while contemplating love, loss, and the need for faith that goes deeper than it all.

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PRAISE FOR FRACMAN CONFLICTED:
If you are concerned about or interested in fracking in the oil and gas industry, then this novel is for you. You will be exposed to the intricacies of fracking while at the same time be entertained by this author in a manner which is unique to him. Love his style… you are in for a treat.” ~ Garland W. Ray, Retail Store Manager, Pep Boys, Albuquerque, New Mexico.

This novel is about the work life of Kelly, a young engineer in the oil and gas industry, who starts her career working on wells in the USA. The story of her work life is joyful and amusing and her challenges during the work and relationships with her colleagues make the novel highly entertaining. How she gains experiences during her career and evolves from a rookie to an experienced engineer is beautifully told in this book.” ~ Alireza Salmachi, Professor, Australian School of Petroleum, University of Adelaide.

Dr Palmer has skillfully combined an intriguing story of love, faith, real life experiences, and professional challenges in the field of oil and gas drilling and production. This is a well-rounded rendering of life in the real world, all the while keeping one’s attention, and making the technical aspects of the book entirely understandable. His love for God, people, and nature has culminated in a book that is both highly enjoyable and informative.” ~ Don Minton, Accountant (ret.), Idaho Falls, Idaho.
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Ian Palmer lives near the mountains in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He has a PhD in physics from Adelaide University, Australia. By profession, he is a petroleum engineer, who consults all over the world. As a Christian, Ian has always been fascinated by the interface between faith and science. Of special interest to him are the powerful concepts of grace, forgiveness, and insights from God. In his local church, he has taught Sunday school classes on a wide range of inspirational but practical topics.

Ian’s six grandchildren are a source of joy when he plays tennis or basketball or goes skiing or hiking with them. His hobbies include hiking, dancing, tennis, eating out, and stimulating conversation. After a dinner of cheese enchiladas with green chiles, Ian can sometimes be found two-stepping in the local country-and-western dancehall.

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54 comments:

  1. What authors do you enjoy reading?

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  2. Looks like an interesting read. Good luck with the tour! :)

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  3. The cover is intriguing and makes you think.

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  4. This story sounds excellent! Thanks.

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  5. Sounds intriguing. Can’t wait to read.

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  6. Very cool cover! Great blog post

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  7. Love the cover and that your "heroine" is a successful young petroleum engineer!! Very refreshing!

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  8. The book cover goes with the story.

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  9. I liked both the book description, and the book cover.

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  10. I will enjoy reading this book when our libraries reopen.

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  11. I think your book cover is very striking in design.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  12. I really like the cover and the book sounds great.

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  13. The book sounds very intriguing. I like that the main character is a female engineer. Cool.

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  14. Interesting cover, though a bit confusing- what's with the lamp thing at the top?

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  15. I'm not sure that the cover really conveys the romance theme of the book.

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  16. Very cool cover. Perfect for fracking theme.

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  17. I think the cover is nice.

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  18. Looks like an interesting book

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  19. David HollingsworthJune 7, 2020 at 6:57 PM

    Sounds very intriguing and interesting.

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  20. The cover is interesting and so is oil.

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  21. Whats hiding in that soil or maybe spilt over

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  22. FracMan Conflicted looks very interesting as I recently watched a news program about the earthquakes and fracking.

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  23. The cover looks unique and interesting.

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  24. The cover caught my eye because I am against fracking.

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  25. I hope you got the science right.

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  26. The cover makes me curious about which side of the fracking debate the author will take.

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  27. I like the bright colors of the cover-eye catching! I would ask the author what inspiration he uses for his writing.

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  28. My ex-husband was an oil and gas geologist. He and a number of other geologists we knew left the field as they were concerned with the environmental effects. I would like to know more about fracking. I am quite curious about this book.

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  29. Dexter Palmer is a new author to me. I will certainly read this book.

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  30. The cover has me interested in what this book is about!

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  31. The cover seems to be thrilling.

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  32. I'm not quite sure what the blue is on the cover, but the book sounds great!

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  33. The book cover is different. It draws in your curiosity and you want to pick it up to see what it's about.

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  34. I love the cover. The book sounds great.

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  35. I like the cover because it is creative and interesting. I have no questions for the author.

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  36. I like the top of the book cover but the bottom looks old fashioned, and is not quite as exciting

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  37. The font is striking and complements the picture and colors. I like it.

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  38. I think the cover looks very nice.

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