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Edge of Armageddon: Walt Gragg on 'The Long November' and the Tensions That Shape Our World

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Edge of Armageddon: Walt Gragg on 'The Long November' and the Tensions That Shape Our World

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Welcome to a special episode of "The Not Old Better Show," on radio and podcast.  Today’s episode is brought to you by MD Hearing and Seed.  Stay tuned for the key benefits of Seed and how it fits into your daily routine, and MD Hearing, founded by an Ear Nose and Throat surgenor, and their rechargeable digital hearing aids.

Today we dive into the thrilling world of global intrigue and military strategy with bestselling author Walt Gragg. In his latest novel, "The Long November," Gragg transports us into a heart-pounding scenario of international crisis and nuclear danger that mirrors today's geopolitical tensions.  Plus, we’ll meet some wonderful characters along the way…this isn’t just a war book, including Fareeda.

That, of course is our guest today, author Walt Gragg, reading about the character Fareeda, from his new book, “The Long November.   In this gripping narrative, what begins as a military coup in Pakistan quickly escalates into a global threat, pulling us into an all-consuming vortex of espionage, military assaults, and a race against time to prevent nuclear catastrophe. 

Walt Gragg will share insights into the creation of his pulse-pounding novel and discuss how he weaves intricate geopolitical realities with riveting fiction to craft a story that's not only enthralling but alarmingly relevant.

Prepare to be taken behind the scenes of "The Long November," where we'll explore the depths of its complex characters, from the formidable jihadists to the courageous efforts of a multinational coalition battling against time and terror. Walt will also reveal the meticulous research that brings such authenticity to his depiction of military strategy and technology.

Stay tuned as we unravel the layers of "The Long November," understanding how Walt Gragg’s masterful storytelling continues to earn him a place among the greats of the thriller genre. This is not just another military novel; it’s a profound exploration of the razor-thin margins between peace and war in our modern world.

My thanks to our sponsors today, MD Hearing and Seed.  Please check out our show notes for the key benefits of Seed and how it fits into your daily routine, and MD Hearing, founded by an Ear Nose and Throat surgenor, and their rechargeable digital hearing aids.  My thanks to bestselling author Walt Gragg, and his latest novel, "The Long November,"  My thanks always to Executive Producer Sam Heninger for all his work on the show and my thanks to you our wonderful audience here on radio and podcast.  Be well, be safe and Let’s Talk About Better™ The Not Old Better on radio and podcast.  Thanks, everybody, and we’ll see you next week.