#GuestDayTuesday – #NewRelease by John W. Howell – #EternalRoad – The Final Stop

Hi, Everyone! Welcome to the “official opening day” of #GuestDayTuesday, a brand new weekly feature. (Or at least, an updated one.) From now on, Tuesdays will not be limited to sharing reviews, but will expand to sharing pretty much anything and everything our guests would like to talk about. To start things off, I’d like to introduce  our first guest, John W. Howell, a friend and fellow author from the Story Empire blog. 

John has a brand new book out, and I’m delighted to be sharing it with you today. After reading the blurb and excerpt below, I can’t wait to grab my copy, and I suspect many of you will soon feel the same way. Please join me in giving John the warmest of welcomes this morning! 

Thank you so much for having me on your blog, Marcia. You are the first on the Eternal Road -The final stop blog tour and thank you for helping me launch this book. Speaking of the book, let me describe the kind of book it is. Eternal Road is the story of two people finding their way through the selection process leading to the place where one will spend eternity. Yes, it is true. They both have passed away. James Wainwright just died in an auto accident. Samantha Tourneau died seventeen years before. Sam is James’s guide to help him decide where to spend eternity. This is not your usual thriller or paranormal romance. It is a piece of fiction that is a combination of inspiration, adventure, time travel, sci-fi, a touch of erotica, and a dash of spiritual. In short, it is a lot of things, but hopefully, a story that will make you happy to have read it.


James Wainwright picks up a hitchhiker and discovers two things 1. The woman he picks up is his childhood sweetheart, only seventeen years older. 2. He is no longer of this world.

James began a road trip alone in his 1956 Oldsmobile. He stops for a hitchhiker only to discover she is his childhood sweetheart, Sam, who disappeared seventeen years before. James learns from Sam falling asleep miles back caused him to perish in a one-car accident. He also comes to understand that Sam was taken and murdered all those years ago, and now she has come back to help him find his eternal home.

The pair visit a number of times and places and are witness to a number of historical events. The rules dictate that they do no harm to the time continuum. Trying to be careful, they inadvertently come to the attention of Lucifer, who would love to have their souls as his subjects. They also find a threat to human survival and desperately need to put in place the fix necessary to save humankind.

The question becomes, will James find his eternal home in grace or lose the battle with Satan for his immortal soul and the future of human life with it? If you like time-travel, adventure, mystery, justice, and the supernatural, this story is for you.


The man squats low in the woods. The little girl will come to the curve in the sidewalk soon. For the past month, he’s watched her walk home. She always takes this way. He chooses to squat so that he won’t get his pants dirty while he waits. It wouldn’t do to go back to the office with dirt on his knees. That would give folks a tip-off for sure. Someone would remember him walking in with dirt on his fine gabardine pants, and the police would put two and two together.

He’s planned this snatch and grab for weeks. Has lain awake nights thinking of how he will need to take utmost care. And he must make sure that the girl makes no noise. Though the dense woods muffle a lot of sounds, enough people use the area that one cry could bring down disaster. After a series of deep, calming breaths, he believes he is ready

The sound of skipping comes to his ears. He looks toward the sidewalk. Through the brush, the girl approaches, singing as she skips. A few seconds more, and she will be his forever.

Eternal Road The Final Stop is now available on Amazon in paper and Kindle.
The Kindle edition is introductory priced at 99¢ until October 15th

Kindle Universal link  
Paper Universal Link 

John W. Howell, Author

John is an award-winning author who, after an extensive business career, began writing full time in 2012. His specialty is thriller fiction novels, but John also writes poetry and short stories. He has written five other books that are on Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions. The paperback versions are also available in the Indie Lector store

John lives in Lakeway, Texas, with his wife and their spoiled rescue pets.

Contact John:
Blog Fiction Favorites – http://johnwhowell.com/
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/john.howell.98229241
Twitter – https://www.twitter.com/HowellWave
Goodreads – https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7751796.John_W_Howell
Amazon Author’s page – https://www.amazon.com/author/johnwhowell

Buy John’s Books Here:
His Revenge
Our Justice
Circumstances of Childhood
The Contract: between heaven and earth 


76 thoughts on “#GuestDayTuesday – #NewRelease by John W. Howell – #EternalRoad – The Final Stop

  1. Pingback: Today I am at Marcia Meara’s Beautiful Place Talking about Eternal Road -The final stop. | Fiction Favorites

  2. What a great post with two of my friends and Story Empire colleagues together. I am positively thrilled for John with the release of The Eternal Road. I can’t wait to read it, and I LOVE that cover. Best wishes to John, and wonderful share, Marcia. #GuestDayTuesdays are going to be a lot of fun!

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  3. How perfect to launch your #GuestDayTuesday with author John W. Howell. A new thriller that involves a spiritual journey seems ideal for a first feature. ♥ Congratulations, John. It’s wonderful seeing your latest masterpiece in the spotlight. 🙂

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  4. Congrats on the new book, John. I’m a sucker for the paranormal because there’s so many different ways a story can go. This one sounds so intriguing. I enjoy your writing and look forward to reading this. Thanks for hosting, Marcia, and best of luck, John..

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  5. This is such a perfect way to introduce your new #GuestDayTuesday, Marcia! I am a huge fan of John’s work and this one is waiting on my TBR list. I’m so looking forward to reading it. Congratulations, John and a huge thank you for hosting this great first stop, Marcia.

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  6. Thanks for launching the tour, Marcia, and it’s nice to meet you, too! I can’t wait to have my copy in hand and I know John’s book will be one that I won’t be able to put down. Congrats, again, John!

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    • Thanks so much, Jan! I’m very happy you like the idea of #GuestDayTuesday (you’ll definitely have to visit!) and I know I couldn’t have had a better way to kick it off than by helping John launch his newest book. Eternal Road sounds beautifully shivery, doesn’t it? I know it’s going to do great and can’t wait to read my copy. Thanks for stopping by and wishing us both well. 🙂

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    • I agree on both points, Trish, and John will be happy to know you’ve grabbed your copy. Thanks so much for stopping by today. It’s always good to see you, my friend! 🙂


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