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Brighton Publishing releases in eBook “Controlling” by Robert Seckler

In a brilliantly constructed Tour De Force of action and adventure, author Robert Seckler delivers “Controlling”—a non-stop flight of fiction that rings with plausibility and credibility

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"Controlling" by Robert Seckler
"Controlling" by Robert Seckler
PRLog (Press Release) - Jan. 30, 2014 - CHANDLER (AZ)—Brighton Publishing LLC is pleased to announce the eBook release of Robert Seckler’s latest work, “Controlling.” Built from a stalwart foundation and layered throughout with integral pieces of a mesmerizing puzzle, author Robert Seckler takes greed and vengeance to lofty new heights. Controllingis currently available in popular eBook formats from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and other fine retailers with the print release scheduled for mid-2014, to be distributed by Ingram, the world’s largest book wholesaler and On-demand from the Espresso Book Machine.

It was 1981, and President Ronald Reagan had just released thousands of air traffic controllers from their jobs across the nation. Five weeks later, in a reprisal of shocking proportion, former Special Forces Demolition Officer—and ex-air traffic controller—Earl Baker bombs Houston’s Air Traffic Control Center.

The ensuing blast is devastating—killing a security guard and reducing the control center’s power system to rubble. Now, isolated in the skies and cut off from tower communications, two planes are unknowingly on an intercept course—

and the result is a mid-air collision that leaves both pilots fighting to regain control of their damaged aircrafts.

Two decades later, having eluded prosecution in the bombing, Earl Baker finds himself the recipient of a Doctorate Degree and a position as Chief Operating Officer for a global shipping company.

As a former Navy pilot and ex-air traffic controller, Earl’s friend Rob Silvers has become certified on some of the largest planes ever built—eventually becoming a captain for Northwest Airlines.

But neither of them are satisfied with the thought of a “typical” retirement, or in the sad state of their current financial situations.

Soon, a plan is formulated that will change their fortunes…

a midair hijacking on a scale unseen since the infamous D.B. Cooper.

“Author Robert Seckler uses his wide-ranging skill set to craft a forceful and absorbing plot fueled by intense characters and a remarkable authenticity rarely seen in today’s market,” said Kathie McGuire, director of Brighton Publishing LLC. “Paying homage to action and suspense masters like Robert Ludlum, James Grippando, and James Patterson, Controlling propels readers into an exhilarating realm of realistic action and heightened suspense.”

Author Robert Seckler is a former pilot and, in 1981, was one of over eleven-thousand air traffic controllers to be terminated by President Reagan. Since then, Mr. Seckler has held the position of Vice President/General Manager of agencies for United Van Lines and North American Van Lines. In 1999, he was rehired by the FAA at Oakland Center, and in 2000, was transferred to the Houston Center as a controller. In 2007, Mr. Seckler retired from air traffic controlling, and currently lives with his wife in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.

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