NOVEL SMITH BOOKS
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About Me

My background

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I hold a BA in psychology and DMD with a specialty of endodontics. Engaged in writing for the past thirty-five years, I have written for professional journals as well as having produced several non-fiction books. After three self-published books, I was fortunate to have made publishing deals for my most recent non-fiction titles: The Sexless Marriage Fix – Basic Health Publications and From Waiting Room to Courtroom - How Doctors Can Avoid Getting Sued – Jay Pee Brothers Medical Publishers. Both of these books were release in 2016.

Having left dentistry to write full time, I revisited my passion for fiction. I am now happy to announce The Divine Affliction will be released September 27th 2018 by Black Rose Writing. Maintaining a social media presence, and having the time to promote my books, I look forward to engaging in the active selling of my stories.

My writing roots

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COMPLAINING is how I got my start in writing. Every day, at lunch with my healthcare colleagues, I would complain about the way healthcare professionals could be sued so easily. The lawyers incessantly advertised how all the evil doctors did patients wrong and how much money one could get by suing them. One doctor, tired of hearing me complain, said, "Why don't you write a book about it." And I did. On that topic, three to be exact: The American Strangler, Bedside Manner and From Waiting Room to Courtroom.

My style

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I like to incorporate humor into my fiction and non-fiction as a means to get points across. In my lectures, I do the same. In my fiction, I strive for some semblance of literary content. However, when reading the real masters of literary fiction, I am humbled and know my place.

Visit my author's page on Amazon:

www.amazon.com/author/robert-fleisher

my Books

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THE DIVINE AFFLICTION

 Check out the Martin Matthews interview all about The Divine Affliction...

https://martinmatthewswrites.com/2018/11/04/the-divine-affliction-robert-m-fleisher/

The Divine Affliction has an interrogation scene that makes the one in Marathon Man look tame. You may need to skip this part. Now available in paperback, eBook, and audio book for your reading pleasure.

DATING AGAIN

A GUIDE TO DATING JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE DONE

BEDSIDE MANNER

HOW TO GAIN YOUR PATIENTS' RESPECT, LOVE AND LOYALTY

FROM WAITING ROOM TO COURTROOM

HOW DOCTORS CAN AVOID GETTING SUED

THE SEXLESS MARRIAGE FIX

RESCUING A SEXLESS MARRIAGE AND MAKING IT ALL THAT IT CAN BE USING THIS EMPOWERING APPROACH

more books

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FORTY SOMETHING

A GUIDE THROUGH MID-LIFE AND MID-LIFE CRISIS

FIFTY SOMETHING

YOU STILL HAVE TIME TO REDEEM YOUR BODY AND SOUL FROM PAST NEGLECT

Black Rose Writing

Will release The Divine Affliction September 27th 2018.

THE DIVINE AFFLICTION

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A GLOBAL AVENTURE OF MYSTERY AND INTRIGUE

  Four thousand years ago, the destiny of humankind was imprinted on scrolls cherished by learned men. The relevance remained lost until now. 

When Derrick Daniels, Justice Department attorney, reluctantly investigates the possibility that rogue Arab states are developing deadly diseases as a terrorist weapon against the United States, assassins and inexplicable forces threaten his existence. The ancient law collides with contemporary villainy to threaten the destiny of humankind. Every living thing is at risk, from wild animals that become road kill to the most elite members of every society.

Is societal violence random, is it related to one special device, or is there a combination of plots acting to bring an end to the idyllic life that used to define the American way? Is our condition born of the acts of enemies or the evolution of our own behaviors? 

Prions, the cause of Mad Cow Disease and the human counterpart Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease, become a deadly biological weapon, illicit drugs become chemical weapons and revenge from a past war becomes motivation to destroy America. Derrick gets deeply involved in assessing vile plots. In a surprise ending, we ask, “Does he save us?” 

BLACK ROSE WRITING

Mike Garrett - Stephen King's First Editor

"I enjoyed your story, which rarely happens when I edit."

Mike Garrett

www.manuscriptcritique.com

DATING AGAIN

A Guide To Dating Just When You Thought You Were Done

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NOW AVAILABLE at Amazon, Apple Books, Kindle and all fine book stores.

https://www.amazon.com/Dating-Again-Guide-Just-Thought/dp/0982844131

There are three reason to find yourself dating again. It's either DEATH, DIVORCE or DYSFUNCTION.

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  More people than ever are becoming single and looking for that new love interest. Where do they turn? The Internet is the place, but they haven't dated in years. It's a new experience and they need some help. Dating... Again is that helping hand. Over 100 anecdotes, instruction and advice is all wrapped up in a humorous look at dating the second time around. While as young adults, dating was an ongoing process looking for the right one, now it has become a search for another right one from an entirely different pool of candidates. Back then most of us dated a variety of potential mates until we made our choice. After that commitment, not much was thought about the possibility that we would have to repeat the process. After all, wasn't it until death do us part? Oh, yes, for some it was death that took us apart. For others, it was the death of the relationship.
In either case, you now find yourself alone, and perhaps even lonely (big difference). You want to venture out and connect with someone on a higher level. Yes, you want to have sexual relations with someone new after 10, 20, 30 and even more years of being with the same person. You may not even want the sexual relations, but the possibility that your new mate just might want to indulge puts you in a state of confusion, anxiety, and basic fear of engagement (not the type that comes with a ring).
We all know about the current interest and popularity of Internet dating, as reflected in new studies from the Pew Research Center, which shows that 15% of American adults have used Online dating sites or mobile dating apps. In the past two years, the percentage of US adults who used a dating app skyrocketed.
DATING… AGAIN - A GUIDE TO DATING JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE DONE uniquely takes advantage of this trend. With 10 chapters of laugh out loud anecdotes, instructions, and insights, it is a handbook for the millions of single adults who find themselves unprepared for dating the second time around. Find everything one needs to know about dating. Topics include the multitude of diseases one might contract on a date, understanding the deranged people seeking companionship, along with much detailed advice about Internet dating and a host of helpful hints to navigate the rough waters of relationships.

Why Dating Again... Why Not?

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Dating Again is a sentimental, emotional, nostalgic, and most of all, laugh out loud book on dating.

There usually comes a time in everyone’s life that they need to search for companionship. It’s never easy to do in youth, but it’s much harder the second time around. Here’s a guide to help everyone navigate the perils and pleasures of dating… again.

Divorce, death, dysfunction are the three D’s that finds people alone and lonely. Learn how to make companionship and love happen all over again.

If you’ve been alone for some time now, or if you’re ready to move on and need advice on how to get back into the dating game, it’s all right here in Dating Again.

Gadzooks! Dating again has to be scary for most people, and that’s why you need this guide to dating in the Internet based world of modern relationships.

Even if you have no interest in dating right now, you can’t forget the thrill of bringing a new partner into your life. Who says you can’t do it again? The world may have changed since you last found yourself looking for love. You may need help.

Bring sunshine and humor into your life with Dating Again. Get back in the game.

Robert Fleisher, author of many self-help books, has touched upon topics that include everything from first date, to first sex, the first goodbye to the seven categories of people you will meet once dating again. He has it all in one easy to read book.

2019 GOLD MEDAL WINNER eLIT AWARDS

Why is it so hard to date again?

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  Most folks looking to date AGAIN are doing so because they have divorced or have become widowed. While as young adults, dating was an ongoing process looking for the right one, now it has become a search for another right one from an entirely different pool of candidates. Back then most of us dated a variety of potential mates until we made our choice. The choices are abundant, but picking the right one is the challenge.

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DATING AGAIN TABLE OF CONTENTS - See Below

2019 GOLD MEDAL WINNER eLIT AWARDS

Let's talk about dating issues that are usually not discussed.

Don't Get Back Into Dating Without the Proper Information

Times have changed and you need to know what's going on or you may stumble along the way.

It's not all that Complicated

As long as you have the proper guidance and that's what Dating Again is all about.

Dating Again SAMPLE Table Of Contents



THIS IS JUST A SAMPLE OF THE MANY THINGS TO BE FOUND IN DATING AGAIN