“RIPPED & READY Season 3” by Author, G. D. Grace Now Released

It has been quite another remarkable journey, on this Ripped & Ready ride.  I never could have imagined that over a year ago I would be a self-published author of 5 books, but the dreams of this progressive writer unfolded like springtime flowers and has been colorful and inspiring. The characters of this book have become part of my life and my legacy, and even though some of the language might raise the hairs up on the back of a few necks, I know that this story is one of substance.  The overall theme of Ripped & Ready is one of friendship and the quest for love, and I believe that somewhere out there certain readers will embrace it regardless of the underlying theme considered “taboo” by so many.  Marco Thompson’s constant search of romance sometimes parallels my own; however, he is from my imagination. Ripped & Ready 3 continues where 1 & 2 left off; the characters have aged a couple of years, but the adversities that they face continue.  Ripped & Ready 3 further explores the Marco Thompson and Peewee Jones’ relationship, and by the end of the book only one of them will be left standing.  Though Marco’s three friends, Todd Berry, D’ Andre Washington, and Collin Clarke make appearances in R&R 3, much of it focuses on Peewee’s obsession with Marco, but in the end the friendship of the four main characters continues to defy the odds –regardless of the trials and tribulations that life yields.


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About G. D. Grace of California

After the release of his fifth self-published novel, “Ripped & Ready (season 3)” GD ramped up for a new endeavor in radio, and on September 2, 2010 his first #BlogTalkRadio show premiered. His first two guest were two literary colleagues from two different sides of the tracks — one a former prison inmate-hustler, single father, turned author — the other, an accredited teacher and single father first time author. The intense on-air climate of cultural differences on the show, at one point, became thick enough to slice with a butter knife, however, it was a very successful event. Despite the clash over marketing approaches both authors remained professional and the outcome was a highly entertaining and interesting show. The seasons that followed incorporated talent from all walks of creativity, so in addition to the authors, GD’s guest lineup included poets and recovering addicts, motivational speakers and entrepreneurs, filmmakers and professionals in sports training and health, and also established artists from highly successful television shows, as well as, NAACP & Grammy Winners. Many shows gave us an inside glimpse inside the lives of legends from Marvin Gaye, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Ray Goodman & Brown, Bruce A. Hawes (extraordinary writer for the Sounds of Philadelphia), Gerald Alston of The Manhattans, The Delphonics, Howard Hewett, and Chris Jasper of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame recognized Isley Brothers. Legends of literary Stanley Bennett Clay and James Earl Hardy also brought their distinct creative prowess to the show, as did professionals from the Broadway stage. GD’s show eventually caught the attention of World Media and through this friendship many of the legends mentioned above were tapped to be guests on the show. His friend, and often times, mentor, Wayne Barros became an influential part of the legacy that he was creating one show at time. His friendship, love, and direction helped enforce an inner-confidence in GD which allowed him to stretch his producing skills so the show would have an entertaining variety for the live listener and archive listeners. Between the two audience variations the show has been listened to by over 40,000 people. It has been successful beyond GD’s wildest dreams, and as Season 6 approaches, the adrenalin within him increases. He begins assembling the guest list next month in April 2015, and…
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