Book events, past and futurePoison Heartbeats is the second thriller in Temple’s “Heartbeats” sextilogy. That sounds more mischievous than it is. It means there will be six books in the series. It has already won a 5-star Medallion from Readers' Favorite.
October 2016:Wrinkled Heartbeats wins the Silver Medal in the hotly-contested Action Fiction category at the Readewrs' Favorites annual Book Awards in Miami, Florida.
Wrinkled Heartbeats has been awarded the coveted Awesome Indies Approval Badge. “This signals that a book has been crafted to the editorial standards of major publishers. This shows readers that they can trust that the book is a professional product worthy of their attention.”
May 12, 2016: Wrinkled Heartbeats is chosen as a Finalist in the 2016 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, often called the Sundance Film Festival for Books. It receives the award as one of the best First Novels of the year.April 20, 2016: Temple gives the breakfast speech to Company A at the Delray Municipal Golf Course. Over a hundred men meet to celebrate their friendship and their beliefs. Thanks for the opportunity to share over 105 copies of Warrior Patient with people I admire enormously.
January 13, 2016: Temple and his books led off the first Author’s Night at the Swedish Church in South Florida. It was a wonderful evening of friendship and laughter that covered everything from the meaning of life, and death, to the secrets of good writing and Indie Publishing. Henrik “Coach” Linder was the Master of Ceremonies. His thoughtful questions, and follow-ups from the audience, turned it into a night where the author learned as much as the attendees about why “writing books” is an important path in life. Temple featured on the PickFu Blog in an article called "When Being Wrong Is The Right Answer." Temple gave a book reading on Saturday, October 24th, at Brian Beaton's “Mainliner” community in Broward County.
Warrior Patient wins a Gold Medal in the Readers' Favorite Book Awards, to be held in Miami at the end of November, 2015.
Warrior Patient awarded a B.R.A.G Medallion, and featured on the Book Readers Appreciation Group's site on October 16, 2015.