Local author John Houle talks about his new book, “The Siberian Candidate” which is based out of Rhode Island!

January 4th, 2024 |  Studio10

Studio10’s Christine Erne is sitting down with John Houle to talk about his new book, “The Siberian Candidate”.


Author John Houle on his new book Siberian Candidate

December 29, 2023  |  The Dan Yorke Show


Might the Russians ‘buy’ a RI congressman… and even worse?

 December 20, 2023  |  Warwick Beacon

It all seems so plausible. Rhode Island is a small state geographically and in terms of its population. For years the Ocean State has been the testing ground for new products and with a once dominant newspaper and limited…


The Siberian Candidate on The Rhode Show

December 11, 2023  |  The Rhode Show

Embark on an enthralling journey with John Houle’s latest masterpiece, “The Siberian Candidate,” as it delves into the continuing saga of the enigmatic Henry Mercucio. This local author joins The Rhode Show to tell us more about his novel.


The Siberian Candidate out for the Holiday Season

December 5, 2023  |  JH Communications

Building on the success of The King-Makers of Providence, The Siberian Candidate continues the journey of Henry Mercucio as he faces new challenges in the realms of politics, corporate takeovers, and an international conspiracy.


The King-Makers of Providence on Studio 10

March 20, 2023  |  Studio 10

John Houle Author of this fast-paced political thriller, King Makers of Providence is here to tell us his inspiration and process in writing this book.


Nesi’s Notes: March 4

March 4, 2023  |  WPRI

Veteran PR man John Houle is out with a new book, “The King-Makers of Providence,” a fictional tale based on his experience as a consultant in the 2002 Democratic primary for Providence mayor that followed Buddy Cianci’s RICO indictment.


Meet ‘The King-Makers of Providence’ with author, John Houle

March 6, 2023  |  The Rhode Show

If you are searching for your next great read, look no further than John Houle’s latest, “The Kingmaker’s of Providence”. He joined us on The Rhode Show today to discuss this project and more.

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John Houle, Author, The King-Makers of Providence

March 7, 2023  |  The Bartholomewtown Podcast (

Author John Houle joins Bill Bartholomew for a discussion on his latest novel, The King-Makers of Providence, the political atmosphere that inspired the book, and the future of content consumption.


 Class Notes

 Winter 2023  |  Boston College Magazine

John Houle’s first novel, The King-Makers of Providence, has been published and will be available in March, 2023.



February 15, 2023  |  Warwick Beacon

Former Cranston Mayor Allan Fung didn’t really think he is a character in John Houle’s recently released The King-Makers of Providence, but the question evoked laughs last Wednesday at the novel’s book signing at the Alpine Country Club in Cranston. While Houle, who runs his own advertising and public relations firm maintains all the characters in the book are fictional, it’s not hard to imagine some were patterned from some of the state’s colorful politicians. Houle grew up in the Gaspee section of Warwick. He said there have been talks of making a movie based on…


 Could this be for real?

 January 31, 2023  |  Cranston Herald

Move over David Baldacci and John Grisham, there’s a new kid in town, and he just may give you a run for your money.

And not only does he come from our great state, but he started his writing career at Beacon Communications.

John Houle’s “The King-Makers of Providence” is must-read for anyone who likes the twists and turns of a suspenseful novel, layered over a fast-paced political story that can only be…