The King of Sunday Morning

Posted: October 14, 2013 in Announcements, Blog Tour Hosting, Recommended Reading
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The King of Sunday Morning

Written by J B McCauley

Publication Date: May 13, 2013

Genre: Suspense Thriller

The King of Sunday Morning is a geezer. Not in the traditional sense of the word as in old man. This geezer is a face, a wannabe, a top notch bloke. He is the greatest DJ that never was. He should have been. Could have been. Would have been. Now becoming a has-been.

Tray McCarthy was born into privilege but with the genetic coding of London’s violent East End. Having broken the underworld’s sacred honour code, it is only his family’s gangland connections that save him. But in return for his life, he must deny that which he has ever known or ever will be and runs to Australia where he is forced to live an inconsequential life.

But trouble never strays far from Tray McCarthy and eventually his past and present collide to put everyone he has ever loved in danger. He must now make a stand and fight against those that are set to destroy him and play their game according to his rules.

Set against the subterfuge and violence of the international drugs trade, The King of Sunday Morning is the tale of what can go wrong when you make bad decisions. Tray McCarthy has made some of the worst. He must now save those he holds dear but in the process gets trapped deeper and deeper into a world where he doesn’t belong.



Praise for

The King of Sunday Morning

Great read from a new Australian voice in contemporary fiction. J B McCauley has an eye for observation and an ear for dialogue. Fast paced and action packed, this is a great book in any genre. An author to watch.

If you’ve never been involved in the drug culture or lived on the edge, have you ever wondered what could have happened if you did? And if you did, have you ever wondered how it could have turned out if people who loved you more than life itself had been there for you?

Well, wonder no more! Follow Tray McCarthy’s adventures as they unfold over several generations and continents to culminate in a final explosive confrontation that levels the playing field once and for all. Redemption has never been sweeter. A seriously fun read, The King of Sunday Morning plays in the mind like the best action/love film you’ve never seen…yet.

As a female, this isn’t exactly my favorite genre but the summary hooked me. Here is a beautifully laid out story of the underworld, drug cartels, power, violence, music, one man who loves so deeply and is loved in returned.

The back story is captivating, laying out a timeline of interesting events and life changing decisions. I was pleasantly surprised by the emotional depth of the main character. Very well written, excellent character development, and a great story line make this an entertaining read! Highly recommended!

With four kids and a full time job, I have to say that I don’t get much time to read. But when I find a book that I can’t stop reading I make the time. Every now and then a new author comes along and you can’t wait for their next book. This book and its author are one of those. I read it in three days and immediately checked if J B McCauley had any other stories out there, or if there were any on their way.

I couldn’t put it down. Sounds like a cliche, but if you come and see my house you will understand where my attention has been lately. The characters and storyline are intriguing, and sometimes revolting. And the timeline keeps you turning pages. This story would make an awesome film. Definitely buy it and read it.

MEET J.B. McCauley

J B McCauley is an English born Australian author. Born in the heart of Essex County U.K., he is a retired Music Journalist/Reporter and House DJ. He has performed as a DJ across five continents and has also been a very popular radio presenter. 

The King of Sunday Morning is his fictional account of one man’s journey through the criminal underworld set against the backdrop of the early dance music scene. Although taking place in an extremely toxic environment, The King of Sunday Morning is a tale of enduring mateship and love, a bond that runs deep through the Australian psyche. His writing style is modern, containing liberal use of the colourful side of the English language but within which, is contained a sensitivity which belies the situation in which it sits. “I do not write to become rich. I write to enrich. If I can achieve that then I will be a happy man.” 

J B McCauley lives not so quietly on the New South Wales South Coast. He broadcasts an extremely popular Podcast on the web under the title of The King of Sunday Morning and counts amongst some of his friends and peers some of the world’s most famous DJs.


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