I’ve been invited (Hey, Kristen!) to help promote an international party, and I want you to join me!
The celebration marks the official launch of the newest book from New York Times Best-Selling author James Rollins.
Blockbuster maker Jim will be there as well as any other high fallutin’ friends of his who might just pop in. [George Costanza voice] Luminaries will be there. Luminaries I tell you!
The adventurous author’s new book The Devil Colony is part of his ongoing Sigma Series. You know the history professor in me loves anything about America’s Founding Fathers, and that’s exactly what this new book features, a conspiracy theorists delight that promises loads of intrigue.
Many of you know that Indiana Jones was a key role model for me as a kid. Well, Rollins novelized (converted the movie script into a book) Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull! Major coolness points. He gets the power of Indy too.
“I would’ve written this book in my own blood if they asked me too,” he said.
Now he’s back with a new novel. So in honor of this special occasion I am going to pay tribute in anagrams. Some of you know just how dangerous I can be with a word jumble, but I’ve never unleashed the full potential of my wordsmithing prowess on the world.
See, when you read a James Rollins novel you have to be able to decipher the clues, and I’ve done all the heavy lifting for you.
Amazing what mysteries I found in these key phrases. All you have to do is rearrange the letters and a name like…
Turns into Jr Millions which would make a fun name for a character. I also recommend that this character be killed in the first chapter.
James Rollins = Major illness
Okay, not the happiest anagram in my bag o’tricks, but we do need a way to kill Jr. Millions. I think we’ve found our solution in the major illness. No wonder this guy sells so many books. The entire plot is right there in his name!
Alternate James Rollins anagram = arm jolliness. You’re welcome.
The Devil Colony = Hotly Iced Novel
Ah, an oxymoron. Or is it? See how he builds suspense with just the title? What a pitch. This book is one hotly iced novel!
Alternate anagram here = Thy cloned olive
A Sigma Force Novel = I am fool scavenger
Just let that little chestnut bounce off you for a minute.
Bestselling author = a libelous strength
Some of you might be saying, “Clay, aren’t you worried about libel by writing about such a powerful author like this? After all, you did just relate him to a major illness.” Worry not my friends. James Rollins is a bestselling author. That means he’s got libelous strength and doesn’t take offense.
Maybe you want to know what this new book is really about. Let this handy anagrammed guide assist you. It’s about…
- Native American history = I am the nectar visionary
- The end of days = faded honesty
- Founding Fathers = a rodents huffing or fish futon danger
- Nanotechnology = not loony change
Because I know what you’re thinking, that this conspiracy stuff is loony.
No. No it’s not.
Thomas Jefferson = horseman jets off
Interesting because the famous statesman was also a scientist. And according to Rollins, perhaps a spy.
You’ll also meet an often unknown figure named:
Canassatego = ace snot saga or taco sea nags
No word on the exact snot content of The Devil Colony but it does promise a gruesome discovery which may be snot related. Or mummies.
And just steer clear of those taco sea nags. They can’t be good.
All of this in preparation of:
The worldwide book release party = steady like wheelbarrow torpedo
I know you don’t want to miss it. After all, wheelbarrow torpedoes are awesome.
I think I’ve outlined the book pretty well here (not really), but maybe you want to hear from the star author himself. Lucky you because he’s written his own post about Tuesday’s online bash and sweet prizes you can snag including a new Nook!
Maybe you don’t read thrillers or James Rollins. No problem. We’re going to an event, a place where we can hang and chat and be excited for someone else’s success. You can meet new people and just be part of the fun. No gimmick, just community. Rub shoulders and hobnob. I don’t know about you, but I haven’t done any good hobnobbing for a while now.
Sounds like all kinds of surprises are in store, especially since social media maven and Jedi master Kristen Lamb is the force behind this grand scheme. And did I mention that Jim and Kristen are looking for pictures? Get creative, crazy or both. Post your pictures on Twitter at the #DevilColony hashtag where we can all hang out. You even have a Facebook option if Twitter ain’t your thing.
I’ll be there with my own fun pics (and maybe a video eh?)
The bottom line is to have a blast and hang out with fun peeps, big time authors, and whoever else might show up!
Got any good ideas for pictures or videos?