This is the official blog of The Economics of Ego Surplus, a novel about the global economy by Paul McDonnold. Part action novel, part literary novel, part guidebook to economics, it is the story of college instructor Kyle Linwood. Anticipating a relaxing summer with his girlfriend and his PhD dissertation, he gets recruited by the FBI to help with an obscure case of terrorist internet “chatter,” which explodes into a shocking, mysterious assault on U.S. financial markets. As the economy melts down and a nation panics, Kyle follows a trail of clues from Dallas to New York City to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. In his quest to discover the truth, he will be forced to confront the assumptions underlying his education as well as his life. But will it be enough to save America from the most dangerous terrorist plot ever conceived? To learn more visit:


Paul McDonnold is a writer whose work has appeared in The Christian Science Monitor, The Baltimore Sun, Texas Highways magazine and Glenn Beck’s Fusion magazine. He has taught economics courses at the University of North Texas, the University of Delaware and North Lake College in Irving, Texas. He lives in southwest Arkansas and can be contacted at paul@paulmcdonnold.com.

Starving Analyst Press is a small, independent publisher. We like books that bend genres, entertain and educate. Our name conveys our philosophy, which seeks to combine the best of the worlds of art and business. From the art world, staying true to a vision and elevating craft above commercialism. From the business world, hard work and dedication to our customers.

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