Creator and host, Dean Karayanis, is a writer and historian who combines his years of knowledge across media platforms in literature, history and politics with a wry sense of humor to entertain and captivate his audience with unique questions and conversation.
Dean worked as a producer for the king of talk radio, Rush Limbaugh, for over 25 years with stints in TV news, campaign managing, and ghost writing for a variety of creators. That varied approach can be seen in Dean’s informative and entertaining style. He’s a contributor to the Washington Times and author of Regional Greek Cooking, and holds a degree in Animal Science from Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. If you’re cat or dog is sick, he also spent several years as a veterinary technician.
In addition to the EIB Network, Dean has worked for Bill Clinton’s chief campaign adviser, Dick Morris, and consulted with Ronald Reagan’s legendary strategist, the late Arthur J. Finkelstein.
Dean is a regular guest on radio shows and podcasts, and hosts live literary events in and around New York City.
Tom Grace is the internationally bestselling author of the Nolan Kilkenny thriller series. He preceded the latest installment, Undeniable, with The Secret Cardinal, Fatal Orbit, Dark Ice, Quantum and Spyder Web. He also produced the 2016 election thriller The Liberty Intrigue. Tom’s books have been translated into eight languages and sold in over twenty-five countries. They’ve collectively appeared for one hundred weeks on USA Today and Associated Press bestseller lists, primarily in the top ten.
Tom divides his professional life between writing and a private practice in architecture. Tom is also a member of the International Thriller Writers. You can find him online at TomGrace.net, follow him on Twitter @Tom_Grace, or like him at Facebook.com/AuthorTomGrace. All his novels are available in paperback from Regnery Fiction.
Tom has guest hosted on the History Author Show three times. Catch those interviews in our archives:
Amanda Read Sik graduated from Troy University Magna Cum Laude in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in History and a minor in Political Science. Amanda is the host of History in Five Friday on the History Author Show and the creator of history Luke Historians an accredited review and primary source rooted fact-checking service.
Somehow Amanda has opposing Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee both in her lineage. Not quite so far back, World War II paratrooper, medic, and POW Keith Argraves is there too. Amanda is the eldest of 9 children, all of whom are home educated on a 22-acre homestead. Keep up with Amanda’s work at AmandaRead.com, LukeHistorians.com, and follow her on Twitter @SincerelyAmanda.