Michael Balkind
The Links below are to all the Websites of Companies who have helped
with the Marketing of Sudden Death. Thank you all for your help!

Alure, the Absolute finest remodeling company in the New York area provides Basement Finishing
(Owens Corning), Windows, Siding, Roofing, Sunrooms, Kitchens and Baths. Visit Alure's information
packed website to see how and why they make the tough decision of choosing a remodeler EASY! If
you plan to work with them, let them know you were referred by me for special pricing!

Stacy Knows Blog


Ask anyone who has played golf for a while and they will tell you that golf is not an easy game! It is,
however, a game that is very enjoyable, provides good exercise, can be enjoyed by the whole family
and can be played for a lifetime. Custom fit golf clubs can and will make a difference in how well you
play. One size does not fit all! If ordering mention that you came from this site.

The 20th Hole
You’ve heard of the 19th hole, the place to grab a drink, have a bite to eat, and discuss the round with
your playing partners. Welcome to The 20th Hole – Stat Book and Log for Golfers, the book for
analyzing your overall game, setting goals and tracking progress, tracking statistics for 40 rounds,
recording notes and keys from 50 practice sessions and lessons, starting your personal golf record
book, adding new shots to your repertoire, and learning fundamentals, tips, and strategies.

Three beautiful stores in the New York area provide golfers with excellent choice and superb service
from a knowledgeable staff. The right choice for golf equipment and accessories. Equipment is also
available online from their website.

The premier all-season resort in the heart of the majestic Berkshires where you'll enjoy one of the largest
new spas in the Northeast, luxury accommodations, fine dining, outstanding amenities and exceptional

Dan Janal's interviews with authors & his PRLeads website

CHIPPING MASTERS - Makers of the Flip-n-Chip, a low cost golf training aid that's fun!
The Flip-n-Chip is a different kind of golf training aid because it flies.  Throwing the Flip-n-Chip makes
learning fun.  Kids all over the world like using the Flip-n-Chip, they say it keeps their focus on the
game.  Takayuki from Japan emailed us and said, “No more walking to relocate my target, I love
throwing the Flip-n-Chip, it's fun...Yeah”.    The Flip-n-Chip turns walking time into practice time.

Watch Live Golf
Watch Live Golf Online including all major PGA tours, LPGA Tour, European Tour and lots of other
Ladies European Tour, we bring to you the scores results previews and after match summary of all
major tours and tournaments.

Authors and Friends who have helped with my publishing career.

Jennifer Rosner  Jennifer is my cousin by marriage - a truly wonderful person and an amazing writer.
Her revelatory memoir explores family, silence, and what it means to be heard. When her daughters are born deaf,
Rosner is stunned. Then, she discovers a hidden history of deafness in her family, going back generations to the
Jewish enclaves of Eastern Europe.

Claude Bouchard  A great writer of crime thrillers and a great guy - Check out his work.

Matt Hilton  Author of Dead Men's Dust & Judgement & Wrath


Mark Jeffers   Sports Marketing Specialist, Mark has held senior positions at NBC, CBS, Ascent
Media Group and Orad.

Ken Isaacson    Author of SILENT COUNSEL.

Wendy Corsi Staub Visit Wendy's website to see how this remarkable author has published 65
books. Buy and read her books and see why they reach and remain on the bestseller lists. Wendy is a
wonderful, warm hearted, workaholic who has been a big help to me and endorsed Sudden Death.
Thanks Wendy.

Nancy Geary  I think every new author needs help and kind words from a seasoned respected
already published author. That's exactly what I received from Nancy years ago when I had just
completed my first draft of Sudden Death. We were introduced by a mutual friend and Nancy was kind
enough to point me in the right direction. Visit her site to purchase the novels from this wonderfully
talented and entertaining author.

Tony Eldridge  Author of the upcoming book, The Samson Effect.

James Patterson - Bestselling author with an estimated 130 million copies of his books sold
worldwide! Mr. Patterson was kind enough to endorse Sudden Death. Read what he said on my home
or reviews page.

Kurt Bryan Author of The Game Breaker and Double Move Find out why international author of
suspense, Kurt Bryan, has recently won the TOMMY Award for Best First Novel - The Game Breaker!

Clive Cussler Bestselling author with over 125 million fans worldwide. Mr. Cussler was generous
enough to take the time to read and endorse Sudden Death. See what this phenomenal author said on
my reviews page.

Howard Rubenstein  For more than 50 years, Howard J. Rubenstein, the founder and president of
Rubenstein Associates, Inc., and chairman of Rubenstein Communications, Inc. has been a recognized
pioneer in the public relations industry. His vast client list includes Mayor Bloomberg, The NY Yankees
and many more.

Joshua Malina Film and Stage Actor. Starring roles in The West Wing, Sports Night, Big Shots and
A Few Good Men. Josh has been nominated for 5 Screen Actor's Guild Awards.

Stuart Malina  Maestro Stuart Malina is one of America’s most versatile and accomplished
conductors. In a wide variety of concerts, from masterworks and grand opera to pops, Maestro Malina’
s ease on the podium, engaging personality, and insightful interpretations have thrilled audiences and
helped to break down the barriers between performer and listener wherever he has worked. Music
Director of the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra, Music Supervisor of the Broadway musical Movin'
Out, conductor and pianist. Two time Guest Conductor of the NY Pops at Carnegie Hall.

Tim Green  Author of 15 books - many of which are NY Times bestsellers. Retired Atlanta Falcons
defensive end for eight years. During his NFL career, Green began his thirteen-year career as a
commentator for National Public Radio, wrote columns for USA Today, and received his law degree
with honors at Syracuse University. Because of his accomplishments both Sports Illustrated and the
Los Angeles Times have called Tim Green the "Renaissance Man" of sports. After his playing career,
Tim spent eleven years as an NFL analyst for FOX Sports and recently hosted FOX's nationally
syndicated news magazine, A Current Affair. His other broadcast experiences have included ABC Good
Morning America's legal commentator, Court TV's Pros and Cons, host of FOX Sports Net's NFL
TOTAL ACCESS, and Comedy Central's Battlebots.

Tom Coyne Author of Paper Tiger, A Course Called Ireland and A Gentleman's Game.  Co-writer of
the screenplay for the A Gentleman's Games' film version, which starred Dylan Baker and Gary Sinise.
Contributor to Golf Magazine and teacher of creative writing at St. Joseph’s University.

Ryan Burr  ESPN Anchor and Host of ESPN's Nascar Now.

Randy Jurgensen During his tenure with the NYPD, Randy worked as an undercover Narcotics
Detective. He worked in Harlem for l6 years as a Homicide Detective. During his Harlem years, the
murder of Police Officer Philip Cardillo became the catalyst for one of the largest scandals in the history
of the NYPD.   To date, Randy has appeared in over 30 films and television shows and has been
credited with acting as well as production. In his book 'Circle of Six' co-authored with Rob Cea, Randy
lifts the curtain and sheds light on some of the darkest days of the NYPD.

Conrad Rickets Senior Producer ABC's Extreme Makeover Home Edition

David Yoho  David Yoho has been one of America’s leading sales, marketing and management
consultants since 1978. He provides systems and structure for executives, managers, salespeople and
business owners. He helps his clients outthink, outmaneuver, outsell and outnegotiate their
competition – while boosting the bottom line. CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame  David was inducted in 1999.
Fewer than 200 professional speakers have received this prestigious honor. Other honorees include
President Ronald Reagan, General Colin Powell, Art Linkletter, Tom Hopkins, Les Brown, Tony
Alessandra, Bryan Tracy and Zig Ziglar.

Dave Berner  Dave Berner is a long-time journalist for CBS radio in Chicago and has freelanced for
CNN, National Public Radio, and ABC news. He created and produced the popular radio feature "The
Golf Minute" for CBS owned radio station WMAQ in Chicago along with writing a regular column for
Golf Chicago magazine. In 1999, he was asked to be the managing editor for Golf Chicago.  Today, Dave
freelances both broadcast and print work focusing on golf writing for TravelGolf.com and GolfIllinois.
com, Golf Chicago Magazine, Great Lakes Golf Magazine, and Sun Publications where he writes a
regular column on the game of golf for several Illinois newspapers.

Thank you to those who have helped me with Sudden Death but who do not have websites. Let me
know when you create your site and I will be happy to add a link here.