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MARK WHEATON: FIELDS OF WRATH STARTED LIFE AS A COMIC BOOK PITCH

Mark Wheaton has big experience in writing. He was freelance reporter and later became screenwriter and producer. Under his belt are projects like Friday the 13th, The Messengers, and the forthcoming Voice from the Stone.

The talent of our next guest showed on the radar of Amazon’s Thomas& Mercer. The house showed support in publishing the first part of Father Luis Chavez’s series Fields of Wrath. The novel is part of Kindle first program and is set for official premiere on February 1. The story already gathered huge interest, received positive feedback and found a place at Kindle Amazon Top 3.

Land of Books got a chance to chat with Mark Wheaton about his books, past and current projects and working in movie industry.

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– Mark, what is your book Fields of Wrath about?
– A number of years ago, I read that in the Los Angeles undocumented immigrant community, a number of people had begun to take their problems to the church rather than the police. Fields of Wrath is about a young priest named Luis Chavez, only six months past ordination, who has a crime involving a missing Oaxacan girl fall into his lap. Deciding that God put it in front of him as a test, he goes about trying to get to solve the case.
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