Richard Gazala, the author of Blood of the Moon was interviewed for BookCast by Fairfax County Public Library Director Sam Clay. BookCast is sponsored by Dominion Resources through the Fairfax Library Foundation.
Local author Richard Gazala is an attorney who has practiced both trial and corporate law in Tennessee, Washington and Virginia. He is a member of the bar of the United States Supreme Court. His father worked in the oil industry and Gazala grew up in Lebanon and went to secondary school in London. He worked as a DJ and in a record store while in college and law school.
Blood of the Moon, Gazala’s first novel, is an international political thriller set during the 2016 presidential election. The world is at war over dwindling oil supplies, and there are gas wars in cities across the United States. An aging astronaut who walked on the moon more than 45 years earlier and now has Alzheimer’s, holds a secret in his deteriorating mind that could refocus the world’s dependency on organic oil.