Free Amazon Kindle ‘Chicago Pits’ (2018) Saturday February 24th only

Bill Walker, author of the popular Skywalker hiking series, is offering a free upload on Amazon Kindle, Saturday, Feb. 24th of Chicago Pits (2018). It is the first comprehensive novel of the Chicago commodity futures and options business, which was the largest industry in Chicago.   Walker previously wrote Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail and Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest...

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‘Chicago Pits’ is first comprehensive novel on Chicago futures and options business

tinyurl.com/ycesd7tw  #ChicagoPits Chicago Pits (2018) is the first comprehensive novel on the famed–and infamous–Chicago commodities business. Growing up, I periodically saw pictures of people packed in on a trading floor yelling and screaming and waving their hands as they traded corn, wheat, cattle, etc. Personally, I traded U.S. Treasury Bond Futures at the Chicago Board of Trade and German Bund Futures at the London...

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Skywalker’s ‘Chicago Pits’ Novel Begins Selling Paperbacks and Kindle e-books

Bill Walker, author of the Skywalker hiking series, including Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appaalachian Trail and Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail, has published his first novel. It is called, Chicago Pits (2018), and draws on his experiences as a commodities broker in the huge Treasury Bond Pit at the Chicago Board of Trade. Readers will be shocked at the savagery in the midst of the world’s largest...

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‘Chicago Pits’ Goes on Sale on Amazon

Chicago Pits, written by Bill Walker, a former broker at the world’s three largest futures and option exchanges, including senior broker for Kidder Peabody, a leading Wall Street Company, has gone on sale at www.amazon.com.  The link is: https://www.amazon.com/Chicago-Pits-Mr-Bill-Walker/dp/1981143289/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1516292918&sr=8-1&keywords=chicago+pits This suspense novel tells the tale of a...

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Skywalker Hiking Books a Good Christmas Gift

Let’s face it–Christmas shopping can take on an obligatory cast. What to buy. My experience is that gifts that ‘enable’ make the best Christmas gifts. How about some long-distance hiking narratives to plant seeds in the recipients minds. I was 44 years-old and had never spent the night outside when I decided to attempt to thru-hike the 2,175 mile Appalachian Trail. I was so taken with the experience that I decided to...

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Free Upload of Skywalker Hiking Books

Today and tomorrow, December 5th and 6th, Bill Walker’s series of Skywalker hiking books will be available for free upload on Amazon Kindle. These include: Skywalker–Close Encounters on the Appalachian Trail Skywalker–Highs and Lows on the Pacific Crest Trail The Best Way–El Camino de Santiago Tall Tales–The Great Talisman of Height

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