Is Your Pastor or Priest a Man of Action? Check Out Pastor Stephen Grant in Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel by Ray Keating

Grillin’ with the Monks?

The gray-robed monks in the St. Ambrose Retreat House on Long Island’s Gold Coast have become well known for their barbecuing prowess. They have written a book on barbecuing, host their own weekly BBQ television show, and offer their own line of barbecuing tools and utensils. For fundraisers, parties and other special events, having an event at St. Ambrose, hosted by Grillin’ with the Monks, has become a very fashionable thing to do.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

NEW BOOK RELEASE: “The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The TO DO List Solution” Helps Readers of Ray Keating’s Thrillers Get Organized and Enjoy Each Day

This Tool Offers Daily Character Quotes, Book Excerpts and More, While Making Sense for Career, Business, Education, and Family

If you enjoy the Pastor Stephen Grant novels and short stories by award-winning novelist Ray Keating, then why not get a touch of these books each day of the year in The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The To Do List Solution

Get organized and set goals using Ray Keating’s TO DO List Solution, while enjoying tidbits from the books, including character quotes and small excerpts, and facts about and related to these thrillers and mysteries featuring Stephen Grant – the former Navy SEAL, onetime CIA operative, and current pastor.



The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The To Do List Solution combines a simple, powerful system for getting things done with fun for fans of the Pastor Stephen Grant page-turners.

The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The To Do List Solution is available from Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/1672814324.

Ray Keating explains: “The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The To Do List Solution is ideal for readers who enjoy the Pastor Stephen Grant thrillers and mysteries. There are fun quotes from characters; short excerpts from the books; and some behind-the-scenes comments from me about the books.” 

Keating also notes, “I’ve become far better organized using ‘The TO DO List Solution’ as my main planning, organizing and execution tool. It provides confidence that everything that needs to happen will be remembered; most (though not necessarily all!) will be accomplished; and life will be more organized.”

He continues, “In addition, the act of using ‘The TO DO List Solution’ requires reflection on goals; forces prioritization; allows for being more realistic about time management; and generates serious thought on how to best get things done (such as breaking down projects into manageable steps). And as one checks off each completed item, your sense of success and accomplishment is enhanced, with hope and confidence growing.”

Keating concluded, “While Stephen Grant is a get-things-done kind of guy who probably doesn’t need a planner, the rest of us definitely need The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020.”

The Pastor Stephen Grant Novels Planner 2020: The To Do List Solution is one of three TO DO List Solution 2020 planners from Ray Keating. The others are The Disney Planner 2020: The TO DO List Solution and The Lutheran Planner 2020: The TO DO List Solution.

Monday, December 9, 2019

NEW BOOK RELEASE: “The Traitor” is the New Action-Packed, Full-of-Intrigue Thriller from Award-Winning Novelist Ray Keating

From Protests in Hong Kong to the CIA to a French Monastery, Pastor Stephen Grant Returns in this Breathtaking Page-Turner

Long Island, NY –Stephen Grant, a former Navy SEAL, onetime CIA operative and current pastor, returns in a high-octane, torn-from-the headlines thriller titled The Traitor: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel


From pro-freedom protests in Hong Kong to a theft at the CIA to a French monastery, this 12thbook in the Pastor Stephen Grant Series packs a wallop in terms of action, intrigue, faith, consequences and justice.

Grant looks forward to a time of prayer and reflection during a retreat at a monastery in France. But when he stumbles upon an infamous CIA traitor in a small village, Grant’s plans change dramatically. While a debate rages over government secrets and the intelligence community, a deadly race for survival is underway. 

Ray Keating said, “I’m excited about this novel. It’s jam-packed with action, and serves up fascinating places, unique characters, and some interesting discussions. I hope readers enjoy it!”

Paperbacks and for the Kindle at Amazon via https://www.amazon.com/dp/1709209771

About Keating and his Pastor Stephen Grant thrillers and mysteries, Lutheran Book Review says, “I miss Tom Clancy. Keating fills that void for me.” The retired host of KFUO radio’s BookTalk declares, “Ray Keating is a great novelist.” David Keene of The Washington Times calls these novels “great reads.”  And another reviewer simply observes, “How I'd love to see Pastor Grant on Netflix!”

Keating’s previous Pastor Stephen Grant thrillers/mysteries – Deep Rough (2019), Shifting Sands (2018), Heroes and Villains (2018), Reagan Country (2018), Lionhearts (2017), Wine Into Water (2016), Murderer’s Row (2015), The River (2014), An Advent For Religious Liberty (2012), Root of All Evil? (2012)and Warrior Monk (Second Edition 2019) – have received widespread praise from all kinds of readers. Keating also is the publisher, editor and economist for DisneyBizJournal.com.

Paperbacks and Kindle editions of The Traitor: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel are available at Amazon.com, and signed books at RayKeatingOnline.com.

Review copies, and author interviews and appearances are available upon request. 

Contact: Ray Keating
Phone: 631-909-1122
Twitter: @KeatingNovels
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Thursday, January 31, 2019

New Edition of Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel, the First Thriller/Mystery from Award-Winning Novelist Ray Keating, Arrives with a New Author Introduction and Epilogue

Stephen Grant, pastor at St. Mary’s Lutheran Church on Long Island, former Navy SEAL and onetime CIA operative, came on the thriller/mystery scene in Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel. This book by award-winning novelist Ray Keating has received accolades from reviewers and readers, and now the second edition has arrived with a new Author Introduction and Epilogue.


In the new Introduction, Keating answers an assortment of questions about the book and writing, while the new Epilogue provides a glimpse at an upcoming Pastor Stephen Grant novel.

The second edition of Warrior Monk comes after the tenth Pastor Stephen Grant adventure, Shifting Sands: A Pastor Stephen Grant Short Story, was published in November 2018.

About Keating’s Pastor Stephen Grant thrillers and mysteries, one reviewer declared, “Skillful in plot and description, Keating paints three-dimensional and interestingly different locations and crimes in each book. He has a writerly gift for making the action crisp. Keating researches his settings, too.”

Paperbacks and Kindle editions of Warrior Monk: A Pastor Stephen Grant Novel are available at Amazon.com, and signed books at RayKeatingOnline.com.

In addition, a new edition of A Discussion Guide to Ray Keating’s Warrior Monk has been published, which also is available at Amazon.com and signed books at RayKeatingOnline.com.

Keating’s other Pastor Stephen Grant thrillers/mysteries – Shifting Sands, Heroes and Villains, Reagan Country, Lionhearts, Wine Into Water, Murderer’s Row, The River, An Advent For Religious Liberty, and Root of All Evil? – also have received widespread praise.
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