Today on “Let’s Just Talk!” with Kathryn Raaker

Kathryn Raaker hosts “Let’s Just Talk!” a nationally syndicated magazine format radio program on AM/FM, Internet streaming, and her free iTunes App. The show features topics for today’s audience. Whether it is a guest talking about the newest technology, politics, health, or other topics, it is all about informing her listeners. Kathryn has been in broadcasting for over 30 years and is featured on the Wilkins Radio Networks, Fairfax Public Radio, Dan Perkins Media Network, W4CY & W4Vet Networks, and WCVG 1320AM “The Voice” in Cincinnati. So Tune Into Let’s Just Talk! to be informed and entertained!

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Laurie Elizabeth Murphy Discusses Her New Novel

Laurie Elizabeth Murphy, author of Dream Me HomeOur first guest is Laurie Elizabeth Murphy, a full-time author of both non-fiction and fiction books. Today, she discusses her newest Novel, “Dream Me Home,” A Story of Betrayal, Infidelity, and Love. Can you remember your first love? Have you ever wished for one more chance to experience those feelings and turn back time? Dream Me Home by Laurie Elizabeth MurphyPeggy Prescott, the main character, lives a seemingly perfect life, but destiny is closing in. What begins as a whodunnit mystery immersed in a love story soon transforms into an adventure where anything is possible. Peggy’s path winds in two directions, but which will she choose? Which would you choose?

Laurie has published many nonfiction books, co-authoring with her late husband to write “In the Best Interest of the Child: A Manual for Divorcing Parents,” “Eight Strategies for Successful Step-Parenting,” and “You Don’t Know Anything: A Manual for Parenting Teenagers.”

She has also written and self-published “Satori,” “Wherever the Wind Blows Me,” and “Cellophane Memories.” Additionally, she writes a bi-monthly column for “My Living,” a local magazine. “Dream Me Home,” is her debut fiction novel, it is a psychological thriller drawing from her own career as a therapist. She is currently writing a sequel to “Dream Me Home. For more information to purchase her books go to:

LaNysha Tufuga Adams, Ph.D., Discusses Her Award Winning Book

LaNysha Tufuga Adams, Ph.D.,LaNysha Tufuga Adams, Ph.D. is a Learning Success Strategist, 7x Award-Winning Author of ME POWER, and Student Wellness Center Director at Santa Fe Community College. With 20 years of experience in education at school, district, and state levels, Dr. Adams is a certified coach passionately committed to reshaping professional development as a continual cycle of unlearning, learning, and relearning. Today she will provide insight from her 7-Time Award-Winning Book: “Power Me by LaNysha Tufuga Adams, Ph.D.,ME POWER”.  Dr. Adams is also a Cardiac Arrest Survivor, helping raise awareness about Heart Health and Cardiovascular Disease during Heart Health Month.

Award-Winning Author, Dr. LaNysha T. Adams, helps readers bring out the person they want to become.  In her book, ME POWER, she provides insight into how to elicit those particular qualities and attributes you have always wanted to project. ME POWER helps encourage readers to tap into their limitless possibilities.  It helps push people to become the best of who they are.

Dr. Adams’ influential presence extends to over 30,000 engaged followers on social media. She has appeared on notable platforms, including The Roland Martin Show, Reader’s Digest, Fox Business, Washington Business Journal, Blavity, Inc., and syndicated radio shows such as WPFW (89.3 FM) and DC Radio (96.3 HD4).

To purchase her book or to learn more, visit Dr. Adams’ website.

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Charlie Young Discusses His New Book

Charlie Young, Author of Houdini's Last HandcuffsOur first guest today, Charlie Young, joins us to discuss the new book that he and his sister, Cheryl Young, co-authored. They bring their childhood fantasies to life in their new historical fiction novel,
Houdini’s Last Handcuffs. This book brings the famous magician Harry Houdini to life.Houdini's Last Handcuffs by Charlie Young

In real life, Houdini’s handcuffs were displayed as part of Young’s home magic library. These are the inspiration for a part of this tale. Morris Young, the father of Charlie and Cheryl, related that story in his April 1992 article for The Linking Ring titled The Last Handcuffs. The Young siblings draw from real-life people, places, and objects to shape the story, and their passion and enthusiasm pour from every page. For more information about his sideline adventures and his life’s endeavors can be found on his website:

Gerald Everett Jones Discusses His Fourteenth Novel

Gerald_Everett_Jones author of the Evan Wycliff MysteriesOur second guest today is Gerald Everett Jones, a freelance writer living in Santa Monica, California. Today, he discusses “Preacher Stalls the Second Coming,” his fourteenth novel. He has been a long-time board member of the Independent Writers of Southern California (IWOSC) and host of GetPublished! A Radio Podcast. He holds a Bachelor of Arts with Honors from the College of Letters, Wesleyan University, where he studied under novelist Peter Boynton (Stone Island). F.D. Reeve. (FILM) Fellow.Preacher Stalls the Second Coming

Gerald’s newest novel and the most controversial Preacher Wycliff mystery yet! Fourth in the multiple-award-winning mystery series. It starts with a crazed scientist who knocks on Evan’s door with a bizarre warning – the Deep State may be planning to fake the Second Coming of Christ with advanced virtual-reality technology. Meanwhile, a faith-healing evangelist is luring poor and homeless people to a religious retreat with promises of ample food, then urging them to prepare for the End Times by starving themselves to death. Evan can’t ignore these unbelievable stories when a young woman from his church disappears inside the cult leader’s farm. Previous novels in the Evan Wycliff series have won 9 book awards, including Mystery Gold and Silver in the New York City Big Book Awards in the same year. For more information, visit his website,

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