Finalist Award for Triumph Over Terror

Triumph Over Terror – Finalist – American Book Fest 2017

Chaplain Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck are happy to announce that Triumph Over Terror is a Finalist in the American Book Fest competition in the History Category. November, 2017.  (www.americanbookfest.com)

Triumph Over Terror also has 51 5-star reviews on Amazon.

Now we are entered in another competition: Readers Choice…where readers vote on their favorite books.

We need your votes.

Triumph Over Terror is about Chaplain Bob Ossler’s experiences at Ground Zero after the September 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.  This contest ends December 10, 2017.

Vote here:  buff.ly/2zYMgjJ Category 6 #Memoir Triumph Over Terror by Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck.

Please vote now. Click on the site link, then click on the black bar with 1/16 that pops up. Wait a second, then click through to category 6 on the black bar. Scroll down to find Triumph Over Terror. Voting will only take a minute or two.  Thanks again.

God bless all of you. Bob Ossler Chaplain and Janice Hall Heck.

New Tragedies Stir Up Memories and Anxieties

After the Roar of the Hurricane

In “After the Roar of the Hurricane,”  Chaplain Bob Ossler reflects on his experiences in previous tragedies–9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and now Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma. Old pain and anxieties surface, but our resolve remains to support other hurting people through service and prayer in every tragedy that befalls us.

Published in the Havok Journal, September 10, 2017. Written by Chaplain Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck   Click on the blue title above to read this touching article .

See also Chaplain Bob Ossler’s intimate memories of counseling victims’ families and Ground Zero cleanup workers after the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City.

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Triumph Over Terror by Ground Zero Chaplain Bob Ossler with Janice Hall Heck

https://www.amazon.com/Triumph-Over-Terror-Bob-Ossler/dp/1683550048/

 

Out of the Ashes – One World Trade Center, 2016

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On the 15th Anniversary of 9-11 Terrorist Attacks

For more photos and reflections on 9-11 preview Triumph Over Terror by Chaplain Bob Ossler and Janice Hall Heck.Click here to preview Triumph Over Terror on Amazon.

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See also Janice Heck’s website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sept 11 Mirror

How Triumph Over Terror Became a Book

Every book has a backstory…that is, how it came to be.

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The germination of Chaplain Bob Ossler’s book, Triumph Over Terror, started at a writers critique group where Bob told about his 9-11 experiences at Ground Zero in New York City. The members of the group were spellbound. We insisted that Bob get to work on writing his story. And the rest is history…

This post, Blog Your Book? Why Not Email It!, from Janice Hall Heck’s website shares a bit more information and also an excerpt from the Preface of the book.

Click here to preview Triumph Over Terror on Amazon.