Archive for August, 2017

He can’t go home. He’s dead in the real world

Thursday, August 31st, 2017
Alexandria Rising
Alexandria Rising Chronicles Book 1
by Mark Wallace Maguire
Genre: Action-Adventure, Conspiracy,
Suspense
Rand
O’Neal, an ambition-less newspaper reporter, is given a single task
upon the death of his grandfather: Destroy a mysterious map. What
should be a simple errand thrusts Rand into a journey across three
countries chased by unknown pursuers into a world he never could have
imagined. The novel has been reviewed as, “Superb,”
“Amazing” and “Extremely well written” and has
drawn comparisons to Dan Brown, Ian Fleming and Robert Ludlum.
The book is labelled an action adventure, but contains elements
of science fiction, suspense and mystery.  It is also linked to
a multi-media website which allows readers to engage with the
experience in video, images and interactive appendices.

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Alexandria
Reborn
Alexandria
Rising Chronicles Book 2
 
He
can’t go home. He’s dead in the real world. Everything has changed.
Forever. In, ‘Alexandria Reborn,’ the anticipated sequel to
‘Alexandria Rising’ Rand O’Neal rises from the ashes to join an elite
team in an effort to shift the power struggle set in motion by
control of the alchemistic Slendoc Meridian. As this fast paced
adventure continues, Rand will discover the answer to many of this
questions, but will he lost Hope in the process? 

 

 

 
 
As
a preacher’s son, Mark Wallace Maguire spent his childhood
crisscrossing the South soaking in the lilting dialects, oral
traditions and cultural idiosyncransies. After a brief career in
music, he settled behind the desk as a reporter at the Marietta Daily
Journal and has spent the last 20 years as fixture in the metro
Atlanta media scene.  He currently serves as director of Cobb
Life magazine and Cobb Business Journal. His writing has been
published in many regional and national publications including Snake
Nation Review, Reach of Song, Cobb Life magazine, Neighbor Newspapers
and The Blood and Fire Review. He has been honored for his writing by
several organizations including The Associated Press, The Society of
Professional Journalists and The Georgia Poetry Society. In 2005, he
was named the Berry College Outstanding Young Alumni of The Year. In
2017, he was nominated for Georgia Author of The Year for his first
novel, “Alexandria Rising” which was described as “magical”
and “phenomenal.” “Letters from Red Clay Country: Selected
Columns” was published in 2015 and features the best of his
award-winning newspaper and magazine columns.  When he’s not
writing, Maguire produces musical projects inspired by his favorite
authors and books as well as painting, gardening and making Star Wars
puns with his sons.

 

 

 
 
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The computer has malfunctioned…What isn’t clear is why

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
Welcome
to the Apocalypse
Book
1- Pandora
by
D L Richardson
Genre:
Apocalyptic Sci-Fi
 
The
Apocalypse Games is a state of the art virtual game designed to
entertain doomsday preppers, gamers, and cosplayers. But not everyone
who enters is there to play the game the way the creators intended.
Some players don’t belong at all and some enter the game to escape
reality. 

 

 


Whatever
the reason, over 100 people hook up to the mainframe computer with
one goal: survive twenty-four hours of an apocalypse. Instead of game
over at the end, they’re plugged straight into a new game. Then
another. It’s clear to the players the computer has malfunctioned.
What isn’t clear is why.

 

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Welcome
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Book
2- CyberNexis
 
Getting
out of the game used to be all that mattered. Now all that matters is
getting back in.

 

 


THEN…
The Apocalypse Games is a state of the art virtual game designed to
entertain doomsday preppers, gamers, and cosplayers. But not everyone
who entered was there to play the game the way the creators intended.
Some players didn’t belong at all and some entered the game to escape
reality. Whatever the reason, over 100 people were hooked up to the
mainframe computer with one goal: survive twenty-four hours of an
apocalypse. Instead of game over at the end, they were plugged
straight into a new game. Then another. It was clear to the players
the computer has malfunctioned. What wasn’t clear was why.

 

 

NOW…the
players find themselves in an offsite facility far from their
original location, unsure why or how CyberNexis moved them. Getting
out of the game used to be all that mattered. But not anymore. The
world has changed and CyberNexis is keeping a secret that needs to be
exposed.

 

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D
L Richardson likes many things. Reality isn’t one of them. D L
Richardson is the creator of ‘Welcome to the Apocalypse’ series as
well as the author of YA fantasy and horror novellas which can be
likened to ‘Goosebumps for adults’. 

 

 


The
author’s world is her dog, her husband, coffee, and her writing. Not
always in that order. You won’t find the usual tropes in D L
Richardson’s books. You will find unique stories, engaging
characters, and thought-provoking situations.

 

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Running the bookstore is demanding, but solving murders can be flat out dangerous…

Monday, August 28th, 2017
A
Reference to Murder
A
Book Barn Mystery #2
by
Kym Roberts
Genre:
Cozy Mystery
 
Charli
Rae Warren is back home in Hazel Rock, Texas, spending her time
reading, collecting, and selling books—at least, the ones that
don’t get eaten first by her father’s pet armadillo. Running the
family bookstore is a demanding job, but solving murders on the side
can be flat out dangerous…
The
Book Barn is more than just a shop, it’s a part of the
community—and Charli is keeping busy with a fundraising auction and
the big rodeo event that’s come to town. That includes dealing with
the Texas-sized egos of some celebrity cowboys, including Dalton
Hibbs, a blond, blue-eyed bull rider who gets overly rowdy one night
with the local hairdresser . . . and soon afterward, disappears into
thin air.
Dalton’s
brother also vanished seven years ago—and Charli is thrown about
whether Dalton is a villain or a victim. After a close call with an
assailant wielding a branding iron (that plays havoc with her hair),
and some strange vandalism on her property, she’s going to have to
team up with the sheriff to untangle this mystery, before she gets
gored . . .
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Fatal
Fiction
A
Book Barn Mystery #1
 
When
kindergarten teacher Charli Rae Warren hightailed it out of Hazel
Rock, Texas, as a teen, she vowed to leave her hometown in the dust.
A decade later, she’s braving the frontier of big hair and bigger
gossip once again . . . but this time, she’s saddled with murder!
Charli
agrees to sell off the family bookstore, housed in a barn, and settle
her estranged dad’s debt–if only so she can ride into the sunset and
cut ties with Hazel Rock forever. But the trip is extended when
Charli finds her realtor dead in the store, strangled by a bedazzled
belt. And with daddy suspiciously MIA, father and daughter are
topping the most wanted list . . .
Forging
an unlikely alliance with the town beauty queen, the old beau who
tore her family apart, and one ugly armadillo, Charli’s intent on
protecting what’s left of her past . . . and wrangling the lone
killer who’s fixin’ to destroy her future . . .

 

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A
Book Barn Mystery #3
Releasing
October 10th!!
 
Charli
Rae Warren doesn’t plan on striking it rich as the owner of an
independent bookstore in Hazel Rock, Texas—especially one with a
pink armadillo as its mascot. But when an ingenious advertising
campaign puts her business on the map, it ropes in some deadly
publicity . . .
Charli
can’t believe writer Lucy Barton has agreed to promote her latest
Midnight Poet Society novel at The Book Barn Princess—or that
there’s only a week-and-a-half to prepare for the signing. It’s
all because of The Book Seekers, a smartphone app created by her
cousin Jamal exclusively for Charli’s bookstore, which sends fans
on a virtual scavenger hunt around town for a chance to meet the
bestselling author. But as soon as it goes live, people turn up dead
. . .
Someone’s
using The Book Seekers to track victims and copycat the fictional
Midnight Poet Society homicides, and horrified locals suspect Jamal
could be the mastermind behind the crimes. While Charli readies the
Barn for a stampede of new customers, it’ll take true grit to
shelve the culprit before her brainy cousin gets locked behind bars,
Ms. Barton backs out of the visit, and she finds herself up a
creek—with a serial killer holding the paddle!

 

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Three
career paths resonated for Kym during her early childhood: a
detective, an investigative reporter, and…a nun. Being a nun,
however, dropped by the wayside when she became aware of boys–they
were the spice of life she couldn’t deny. 

 

 


In
high school her path was forged when she took her first job at a dry
cleaners and met every cop in town, especially the lone female police
officer in patrol. From that point on there was no stopping Kym’s
pursuit of a career in law enforcement–even if she had to duct tape
rolls of coins to her waist to meet the weight requirements to be
hired.

 

 

Kym
followed her dream and became a detective that fulfilled her desire
to be an investigative reporter, with one extra perk–a badge.
Promoted to sergeant Kym spent the majority of her career in SVU. She
retired from the job reluctantly when her husband drug her kicking
and screaming to another state, but writing continued to call her
name.

 

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Falling for the enemy is an act of treason . . .

Saturday, August 26th, 2017
KNIGHT
QUESTS
by
C.C. Wiley

 

Genre: Historical Romance


Pub
Date: 7/25/2017
 

 

For
a Knight of the Swan in 15th century England, falling for the enemy
is an act of treason . . .
Orphaned as a young
girl, Brigitte de Marnier has learned to live by her instincts. Which
doesn’t explain why she accepts protection from a soldier in the
service of the enemy crown. But something about Drem Ap Dafydd has
her leaning into his strength, and surrendering to his intoxicating
kiss, even knowing he is duty bound to destroy her . . .
As a newly
appointed Knight of the Swan, Drem is eager to prove his allegiance
to the English crown in the battle against France. But in his
sheltering arms, beautiful Frenchwoman Brigitte arouses in him
another instinct—to love, honor, and protect. Then Drem discovers
his beloved has a price on her head and he must choose between his
vow—and his heart’s desire . . .
 
 
 
C.C. lives
in Salt Lake City with her high school sweetheart of over 35 years
and their four wacky dogs. When given a choice, she prefers a yummy,
well-written, historical or contemporary romance that is chock-full
of hope, love and a Happy Ever After. She believes there are
wonderful courageous characters waiting for someone to tell their
story. It’s her hope that each adventurous romance she writes will
touch the reader and carry them away to another place and time, where
hopes and dreams abound.
 
 
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Art, like love, should not be abandoned so easily…

Friday, August 25th, 2017
UNDER THE PARISIAN SKY
by
Alli Sinclair

 

Genre: Women’s Fiction


Pub
Date: 7/25/2017
 

 

In
the City of Light, one dancer must confront her fears about love and
loss before she can step into a brighter future…
Lily Johannson has
returned to Paris, the city that broke her heart and destroyed her
ballet career, with two goals in mind: to overcome the grief
surrounding her fiancé’s death, and to make amends with her
estranged sister, Natalie, also a ballerina. But when Lily meets
charming composer Yves Rousseau, he is convinced she has a third
mission—as his muse…
Struggling to
finish a score about an infamous Ballets Russes dancer from 1917,
Yves believes Lily is meant to help him. Despite her resistance, she
is swept once more into the exhilarating arms of the dance—and into
Yves’ passionate embrace. But when her sister is cast as the
infamous dancer and begins to imitate her tragic life, she soon goes
missing. Now Lily and Yves must set out to find her—and along the
way face their own demons, while also discovering that art, like
love, should not be abandoned so easily…
 
 
 
Alli
Sinclair is a multi award-winning author who spent her early adult
years travelling the globe, intent on becoming an Indiana Jones in
heels. She scaled mountains in Nepal, Argentina, and Peru, rafted the
Ganges, and rode a camel in the Sahara. Argentina and Peru became her
home for a few years and when she wasn’t working as a mountain or
tour guide, Alli could be found in the dance halls dancing the tango,
salsa, merengue, and samba.
All
of these adventures made for fun storytelling and this is when she
discovered her love of writing. Alli’s stories capture the romance
and thrill of exploring new destinations and cultures that also take
readers on a journey of discovery.
Alli
volunteers as an author role model with
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What she demands will be the greatest challenge of all . . .

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
LORD OF
THE SEAS
Viking
Lords #3
by
Sabrina Jarema

 

Genre: Historical Romance


Pub
Date: 8/8/2017
 

 

The Vikings
roamed and raided the known world, always returning to their
beautiful, sacred realm. Now, a young Christian woman is forced into
this land—by a Viking lord with a secret he dares not reveal . . .
From
Istanbul to Ireland, Rorik of Vargfjell is legendary for the battles
he has fought, the wealth he has amassed, and the women he has loved.
So when a Northumbrian Earl refuses to pay tribute, and even burns
one of Rorik’s ships, the Viking seizes the earl’s daughter—and
will hold her for ransom. Or so was his plan.
At home in
Northumbria, Elfwynn had experienced agonizing losses—including the
peaceful world she was born into. Now she stands face to face with a
towering, chiseled Viking in his wondrous kingdom. With her gift of
music, her unworldly beauty and strange courage, Elfwynn will prove
to be very different than any woman Rorik has known. And for a man
who lords over sea and land, what she demands will be the greatest
challenge of all . . .
 
 
Sabrina
Jarema lives near Ocala, Florida, the Horse Capital of the World. She
has a herd of fat, lazy Arabians on 40 beautiful acres. She also
breeds and shows white German Shepherd Dogs and currently has several
Grand Victrixes taking over her house. She’s joined by a menagerie
of tortoises, turtles, birds, fish and cats. To avoid farm work as
much as possible, she loses herself in the worlds she creates through
the novels she writes, her art, music, dollhouses, and jewelry. She
has worked as a professional fantasy illustrator and has written
fantasy romance for many years. Recently, she has branched out into
historical romances set in the early Viking era. She is currently
writing the Viking Lords series, a family saga set in Norway during
the ninth century. She is an active member of the Tampa Area Romance
Authors chapter of the Romance Writers of America.
 
 
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Her Prince Charming might just be the one she’s known all along

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Chicks Dig the Accent
by Roxanne D. Howard
Genre: NA Romance, Modern Day Fairytale
Molly
Ivers has always known she’d marry a foreign man with a delicious
accent. Six months ago, in a night of unbridled passion, Molly gave
her virginity to her friend and sexy-as-can-be neighbor, rocker Evan
Castle. Unfortunately, thanks to his swarm of constant groupies,
things didn’t work out, but they remained friends. Now, after
having just broken up with her boring, run-of-the-mill right-wing
boyfriend, Sean, she’s on the verge of finishing her graduate
degree and moving to Paris. She is desperate to shake things up–and
find that sexy foreign man.

 

 


She’s
had a crush on Nicholas Sullivan, her British professor, for as long
as she can remember. So when opportunity comes knocking to spice up
her appearance in the form of a French life coach, she hires Jean Luc
Dubois to help her let her hair down and become more Parisian and hip
to reflect the person she is within. Thanks to Jean Luc’s magic,
she starts to catch her hunky English prof’s eye, but the more time
she spends with Evan, the more she begins to realize that her Prince
Charming might just be the one she’s known all along.

 

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English. She loves to read poetry, classical literature, and Stephen
King. Also, she is an avid Star Wars fan, musical theater nut, and
marine biology geek. Roxanne resides in the western U.S., and when
she’s not writing, she enjoys spending time with her husband and
children. Roxanne loves to hear from her readers, and encourages you
to contact her via her website and social media.
 
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He chooses to protect a young witness, leaving him a burning spirit in the darkness

Monday, August 21st, 2017
A
Burning In the Darkness
by
A P McGrath
Genre:
Mystery Thriller, Crime, Romance
 
A murder at one of the world’s busiest airports opens this simmering
crime story where a good man’s loyalty is tested to its limits.
Michael Kieh is a full time faith representative serving the needs of
some of the 80 million passengers, but circumstance and evidence
point to his guilt. His struggle to prove his innocence leads him on
a charged journey that pitches love against revenge. 

 

 


Michael’s
loneliness was eased by a series of brief encounters with a soul
mate. When she confides a dark secret, he is motivated to redress a
heart-breaking injustice. Together they must battle against powerful
forces as they edge dangerously close to unmasking a past crime. But
Michael faces defeat when he chooses to protect a young witness,
leaving him a burning spirit in the darkness.

 

 

Michael’s
commitment to helping those in need was forged in the brutality of
the Liberian civil war. Protected by a kind guardian, he too was a
young witness to an atrocity that has left a haunting legacy of
stolen justice and a lingering need for revenge. More poignantly
there is a first love cruelly left behind in Africa because of the
impossible choices of war. When Michael and his former lover find
each other once again they become formidable allies in proving his
innocence and rediscovering their lost love.

 

 

The
writing is such that the reader is gripped immediately, and swept
into a plot that packs intelligent themes and emotional depth into a
twisting, page turning read. – The Book Bag

 

 

…plenty
of twists and turns to keep you hooked until the very last page, A
Burning in the Darkness will prove to be difficult to put down. –
Bestsellersworld

 

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AP was born and grew up in Ireland. He now lives in London and works in
TV. He is a single father with three beautiful children. He studied
English and Philosophy and then post-graduate Film Studies.

 

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He has had enough of the nomad lifestyle and adventures

Sunday, August 20th, 2017
LUCKY
CHARMED
by
Sharla Lovelace

 

Genre: Contemporary Romance


Pub
Date: 7/18/2017
 

 

Charmed,
Texas, is as warm and welcoming as it sounds. But even in a small
town, when it comes to love, sometimes you’ve got to take the
bitter with the sweet . . .
Carmen Frost hates
honey. And bees. And in her hometown of Charmed, Texas, which
practically invented the stuff, that’s a problem. The good news is
that the summer Honey Festival is finally over. Even better, so is
the annual Lucky Hart carnival, a road show that made off with her
dreams years ago—including the boy she loved. Now she’s got a
divorce behind her, and a successful law career in front of her, but
in a tiny town, big memories die hard. Or they don’t die at all—as
Carmen discovers when she runs into an all too familiar pair of
eyes—older, wiser, and just as heart-melting as ever . . .
Sully Hart has had
enough of the nomad lifestyle. Travelling with his father’s
carnival gave him adventures, but it cost him much more. Now he’s
home to stay, contracted to create an entertainment complex in
Charmed. He wants roots, a house with a yard and all the mundane
pleasures that go with it. But the girl he loved has become a woman
who still wants freedom. Can she still want him? It seems he and
Carmen are at each other’s throats one minute—and on each other’s
lips the next. Someone’s gotta give . . .
 
 
Sharla Lovelace is
the bestselling, award-winning author of sexy small-town love
stories. Being a Texas girl through and through, she’s proud to say
she lives in Southeast Texas with her retired husband, a tricked-out
golf cart, and two crazy dogs. She is the author of five stand-alone
novels including the bestselling
 Don’t
Let Go
, the exciting Heart Of The Storm series, and the fun and sexy new
Charmed in Texas series. For more about Sharla’s books,
visit
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r readers, and you can
connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as
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Sometimes love and luck collide…

Saturday, August 19th, 2017
TO WIN
HER SMILE
by
Mackenzie Crowne

 

Genre: Contemporary Romance


Pub
Date: 7/18/2017
 

 

Sometimes
love and luck collide . . .
When sultry British
Baroness Piper Darrow falls on desperate times, she needs a
diversion—and cash. As a talented photographer, she jumps at the
chance to travel to the U.S. for a Manhattan Marauders football
event. But she gets more than she bargained for when buff quarterback
Wyatt Hunter’s errant pass lands…in her face. And when it results
in Wyatt’s comeback of a lifetime, the superstitious athlete is
convinced Piper is his good luck charm . . .
With his sights on
the Super Bowl, Wyatt will do anything necessary to keep Piper close.
The fact that she’s a feast for the eyes is a bonus. And as they
get closer, he discovers that beneath her proper English surface is a
sweet, sexy seductress. Soon the notorious playboy finds himself
genuinely smitten, and surprisingly open to love—until his powerful
family uncovers something about Piper that threatens to shatter his
trust. Now he’ll have to decide whether to team up with his fears,
or his heart.
 
 
Wife,
mother and
 really
young
 grandmother, Mackenzie
Crowne
 shares
her home with her high school sweetheart husband, a neurotic
Pomeranian, and a blind cat. She calls Arizona home because the
southwest feeds her soul. Her love of the romance genre has been a
lifelong affair, both as a reader and a writer. A bout with breast
cancer sharpened her resolve to see her stories shared with others.
Today, she’s a seven-year survivor, living the dream. Her friends
call her Mac. She hopes you will too.

 
 
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A promising new YA series about a totalitarian America

Friday, August 18th, 2017
Counteract
Resistance Series Book 1
by Tracy Lawson
Genre: YA Dystopian Adventure
Who
do you trust when your world unravels and everything you believed is
a lie?

 

 


For
the past fifteen years, The Office of Civilian Safety and Defense has
guarded the public against the rampant threat of terrorism. Teenagers
Tommy and Careen have never known life without Civilian Restrictions.
For them, there’s no social media. No one is allowed to gather in
public places or attend concerts or sporting events. Only a small,
select group of adults have driving privileges, but it’s a small
price to pay for safety.

 

 

Now
a new, more deadly, terrorist threat looms: airborne chemical weapons
that can be activated without warning. The OCSD is ready with an
antidote to counteract the effects of the toxins. Three drops a day
is all it takes. It’s a small price to pay for health.

 

 

The
day the disaster sirens signal the dreaded attack, Tommy shares his
last dose with Careen, even though doing so might hasten his death.
It’s a small price to pay for a friend.Follow Tommy and Careen as
they uncover a web of lies and deceit reaching to the highest levels
of the United States government and join an underground resistance
group that’s determined to expose the truth.

 

 

“Counteract
is a novel for our times, but with a decidedly different plot twist.
Most dystopian thrillers focus on the devastating consequences of the
unleashed virus or poison on society, community, and the individual.
They become character studies of the protagonists and
antagonists.

 

 

“Tracy
Lawson’s novel asks an even more disturbing question–what if the
real culprit was someone or something we trusted? I thought The
Hunger Games might be the Millennial generation’s version of George
Orwell’s 1984. Now, I think Counteract and the Resistance Series are
more primed to take that spot.”–SR Staley, author of St. Nic,
Inc., and the Tortuga Bay series.

 

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Resist
Resistance
Series Book 2
 
“I
loved the first book in this series so much that I jumped right into
the second one to continue the adventure. The Resistance Series is
another great YA dystopian adventure that combines elements of
thriller, romance, dystopian, and much more to create a well-rounded
story that is sure to appeal to many readers – it definitely has my
attention.”–TFL Reader, top 500 Amazon Reviewer

 

 


Knowledge
comes with a price.

 

 

Tommy
and Careen no longer believe the Office of Civilian Safety and
Defense’s miracle antidote can protect them from a terrorist’s
chemical weapons. After accidentally discovering the antidote’s real
purpose,they’ve join the fight to undermine the OCSD’s bid for total
control of the population.

 

 

Being
part of the Resistance brings with it a whole new set of challenges.
Not everyone working for change proves trustworthy, and plans to
spark a revolution go awry with consequences far beyond anything they
bargained for.

 

 

Tommy
and Careen’s differing viewpoints threaten to drive a wedge between
them, and their budding relationship is tested as their destinies
move toward an inevitable confrontation with the forces that
terrorize the nation.

 

 

Where
does love fit in when you’re trying to start a
revolution?

 

 

“Dystopian
YA literature needs more writers like Tracy Lawson! Lawson’s lean
writing style and idea-driven dialogue reminded me of the novels of
Ayn Rand, particularly Anthem, but Resist is much faster paced and
holds your attention from the beginning.

 

 

“Resist
picks up right where the first book, Counteract, leaves off, and
readers are thrown immediately into the action. I also loved the way
Lawson doesn’t give her characters the easy way out–they are forced
to make decisions and suffer the consequences. These are real people
that anchor the story, even if the setting is not.” –SR Staley,
author of St. Nic, Inc. and the Tortuga Bay series

 

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Resistance
Series Book 3
 
The
Greatest Risk Is To Take No Risk At All.

 

 


Nationwide
food shortages have sparked civil unrest, and the Office of Civilian
Safety and Defense’s hold on the people is slipping. The
Resistance’s efforts to hasten the OCSD’s demise have resulted in
disaster, with Tommy Bailey and Careen Catecher taking the blame for
the ill-fated mission in OP-439.

 

 

Both
teens struggle to survive the circumstances that force them into the
national spotlight—and this time, they’re on opposite sides. On
the run and exiled from the Resistance members in BG-098, Tommy makes
his way to a Resistance safe house in the capital.

 

 

The
OCSD is preparing to monitor all under-eighteens with the Cerberean
Link, a device that protects them against hunger and sickness and can
even locate them if they’re lost. Tommy’s now living in close
quarters with Atari, an operative who has been assigned to sabotage
the Link. But does Atari plan to use it for his own
purposes?

 

 

Through
it all, Tommy refuses to believe Careen’s loyalties have shifted
away from the Resistance, and he’s willing to assume any risk to
reconnect with her. Will they be able to trust each other when it
matters most?

 

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To
Deny Freedom is to Deny the Human Spirit.

 

 

Fugitive
Resistance fighter Tommy Bailey has come out of hiding to help rescue
Careen Catecher from the clutches of the Office of Civilian Safety
and Defense, where she’s been held and interrogated for information
about the rebel group. The OCSD is poised to launch the Cerberean
Link, a security device that will put all minors under constant
surveillance under the guise of protecting them.

 

 

Fearful
that OCSD director Madalyn Davies’s bid for control won’t stop
there, the Resistance puts its own plan in motion to sabotage the
Link and oust Madalyn from the directorship. Just when everything
seems leveraged in the Resistance’s favor, treachery, lies, and
long-held secrets threaten to derail it all.

 

 

Will
even a life together on the run be impossible for Tommy and Careen?
Or will the Resistance’s efforts convince the public to put their
fears aside and demand freedom?

 

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is a believable, strong female protagonist who, having survived a
harrowing terrorist attack, is now trying to survive [college] in a
new ‘Quadrant’ where she can’t seem to fit in.” –review by
Candace Williams

 

 

A
strong heroine is made, not born.

 

 

Though
Careen Catecher survived a terrorist attack when she was nine, her
childhood ended on that awful day. Now, nine years later, she’s
ready for her life to truly begin.

 

 

A
full scholarship to a prestigious university far from her beleaguered
home quadrant seems like a dream come true, but when she arrives on
campus, she’s perceived as a charity case, despite grades and test
scores that prove she’s the academic equal of the best students
there.

 

 

Careen
knows she’s tough enough to survive just about anything, but
fitting in with her acquisitive peers—at least on the surface—is
necessary if she’s going to leave the past behind and claim the
stable future she craves.

 

 

But
her past won’t stay buried. She’s only been at school for a few
weeks when a cryptic message from an unlikely friend raises questions
that may put her in danger all over again.

 

 

Check
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Series, “a promising new YA series about a totalitarian America.”

 

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Tracy
Lawson knew she wanted to be a writer from the time she could read.
In the first grade, she authored sixty-seven contact-paper bound
books through her school’s Young Authors program. Though that pace
proved impossible to maintain, she always intended to be a real
author one day. 

 

 


While
working toward her Bachelor’s degree in Communication at Ohio
University, she studied creative writing with the late Daniel Keyes,
author of Flowers for Algernon. After short stints as a media buyer
and an investigative analyst, she settled into a 20-year career in
the performing arts, teaching tap dancing in Columbus, Ohio, and
choreographing musicals. Though her creative energies were focused on
dance, she never lost her desire to write, and has a non-fiction book
to her credit: Fips, Bots, Doggeries, and More, (McDonald &
Woodward, 2012).

 

 

Tracy’s
love for writing Young Adult fiction is sparked by all the wonderful
teens in her life, including her daughter Keri, a college student.
Counteract is Tracy’s first novel.

 

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She thought she was prepared for the end of the world… until it actually came

Thursday, August 17th, 2017
Prepared
by
Courtney Konstantin
Genre:
SciFi. Dystopian, Thriller
 
She
thought she was prepared for the end of the world… until it
actually came.
Alex
Duncan is a mother, a sister— and the daughter of a doomsday
prepper. She always thought her father was insane, raving about an
apocalypse she never believed in, but when a plague hits the United
States and the dead no longer stay dead, Alex discovers heeding her
deceased father’s advice is what will keep her family alive. Before
he died, Alex’s father created a compound in Montana just in case
situations like this arose.
Hell
has arrived on earth.
The
dead walk, hungry for human flesh. Living in a highly populated city
like Las Vegas makes the reality of the plague imminent to Alex. With
little time to spare, Alex must make split-second decisions to
prevent her family from being devoured. Facing the end, Alex has
three goals.
Escape
Las Vegas. Get to the compound. Survive.
As
the outside world crumbles and grows darker, Alex faces adversity
from not just the infected, but the uninfected as well. Government
assistance is nowhere in sight, and rumors fly that the nation’s
only solution to the growing plague is execution.
Not
everyone will outlast the plague. Doomsday is here. Will Alex be up
to the challenge, or fall, and rise again as one of the undead?
An
exciting apocalyptic thriller that’s intriguing, mysterious, and
horrific, Prepared is the debut novel of upcoming author Courtney
Konstantin. Stay up all night to read this terrifying tale of
pandemics, zombies, and government secrets by one-clicking today!
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As
a child, Courtney always had aspirations of being a writer. She
participated in journalism in school. At home, she wrote short
stories, poetry and filled diary pages. Somewhere along the line
becoming an adult took priority over her writing and she went to work
in business operations.

 

 


Now
as a mother to three beautiful children, she tells them all the time
to follow their dreams, be whatever they want. Those lessons reminded
her how much she loved writing. She finally opened the door to making
writing a real priority in her life. 


 

 

Living outside of
Portland, Oregon she loves the green and beauty Oregon offers. When
she’s not matching wits with her children, her crazy Siberian Husky
or her bi-polar cats, she enjoys binge reading, hikes and touring
wineries. Courtney and her husband, the love of her life, enjoy
traveling the world whenever they can get a free moment. And
cruises….she loves cruising. She’s especially fond of life,
laughter and sarcasm – and she’s excited to share all of that and
more with her readers!

 

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Misery shall be his only reward

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017
 

 

 

Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood, he also has a passion for caving, urban archeology and architecture. His highly imaginative “League of Elder” book series is published by Loconeal Publishing




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They thought the episode with their cousin to the east, Lady Bloodstein, was over. They thought it was something to laugh about at the grand table in fond nostalgia.
 

But they were wrong. They were so wrong.
And Castle Blanchefort has fallen!

Lord Kabyl has lost everything: his wife, his kin, his family fortune, and his home. Castle Blanchefort, once a safe haven, is overrun with enemies seeking his blood.

In what follows, he must join forces with ancient enemies and with people who do not exist. He must treat with sinister, possibly untrustworthy gods and barter away his soul for urgently needed arcane help or face certain death at the hands of forgotten tyrants and their machinations from a bygone age.

And, how can a strange science known as Mentralysis, practiced in secret in the hidden places of the League, hold the key to ultimate victory?

What should have been obvious to Lord Kabyl from the start at last becomes crystal clear: Foolish is he who dares possess the Ultimate Object, for misery shall be his only reward.

 

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Moments later the robot was there, gleaming,
sliding on its rail, blades turning. Flying as fast as she could, Thomasina
soared down the hallway with Phillip in her arms. The robot came after them and
was quickly gaining. Panels opened, more arms came out and more deadly blades
whirled.
 
Casually, Clara, forgotten and unnoticed by the
robot, came striding out of the chamber moments later. She held the cage
containing King over her head.
“Betrayed!” King said from his cage.
“You have been betrayed!”
 
Clara was jubilant. “You’re all mine now,
baby doll,” she said to King. “Sorry, suckers! Looks like I’m not
heading back to the crappy cell in your crappy village, am I, you bunch of
Rumble-Pumps! 
Have fun with the Vith Stickin’ robot!”
She turned and fled in the 
opposite
direction
.    
 
–Clara Wunderluck to Phillip and Lady Thomasina of
Blanchefort. 
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A new start they will willingly kill and die for

Monday, August 14th, 2017
Rebel
Queen
Dragonkin
Chronicles Book 1
by
David Temrick
Genre:
Fantasy
 
Cassandra
has a problem, and it’s only the first of many. Being raised as the
youngest child in a family of great heroes would be a challenge for
anyone. 

 

 


Until
a few days ago, Cassandra was content with her role as a child of
greatness. She was studious, spent most of her waking hours with her
mother and other heads of state and at her father’s insistence,
learned how to duel. As her siblings had before her, Cassandra knew
she would likely be matched with a partner for political reasons and
had long since accepted her role in the world.

 

 

That
was, of course, before her mother died, and before
her…transformation. Overnight, her soft pale skin sprouted gorgeous
golden dragon scales.

 

 

Presented
with a future she no longer recognizes, as the first of her kind, she
must overcome a whole new set of challenges if she hopes to survive
the unknown threat that comes from across the Careless Sea.

 

 

The
Sakwa dragonkin are a dying race, fueled by a tribal system that
failed them centuries ago but yet unable to adapt to a new way of
life. In a desperate bid to keep the people focused on outside
conflict, Jenya of the Toho has declared war on Cassandra’s country.
An ocean may separate the two cultures, but the Sakwa see the Seven
Kingdoms as their opportunity for a new start; a new start they will
willingly kill and die for.

 

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has been writing for most of his life, though only began putting
together full-length novels in 2008. His first two novels were
distinctly fantasy, containing the usual fare of dragons, princes,
swords and sorcery. 

 

 


With
“Daughter of Vengeance”, he took leave of the more common
tropes in fantasy and instead wrote a book predominantly from a
female point of view. The story follows a young woman coming of age
while apprenticed to a master assassin.

 

 

His
strengths lie in compelling stories with a satisfying mix of action,
dialogue and plot building. He doesn’t believe in waxing
philosophical to fill pages or fluff his word count, there will be
not be entire paragraphs dedicated to the painfully long-winded
description of a button. He also uses his extensive martial arts and
marksmanship experience to create believable and easy to follow
action.

 

 

Most
genre fiction uses the genre to drive the plot, David believes that
the genre should merely be used to supplement a great story. A
mystery is just a mystery, but a Holmes mystery is infinitely more
entertaining in his opinion. There are still inalienable requirements
to any genre fiction and as a fan of the fantasy genre, he still
loves to read and write within fantastical surroundings.

 

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Is it possible to survive the loss of a child?

Sunday, August 13th, 2017
After the Flowers Die: A Handbook of Heartache, Hope and Healing After Losing a child by Author Melanie Delorme
“Is it possible to survive the loss of a child?

 

Even though you might be feeling that the answer to this question is no, never, absolutely not; be assured that not only is it possible for you to survive, but you are also strong enough to thrive after this devastating tragedy.
The loss of a child creates a gaping hole in a parent’s heart that seems unbearable and the only people who truly understand your pain are other bereaved parents. Melanie is one of those parents and, in After the Flowers Die, she offers encouragement, hope and honest suggestions for how you can once again experience joy. 
This book is written in an easy to read A to Z format and covers topics that many parents may experience, such as anger, bitterness, birthdays, Christmas, hope, signs, and more. If you have lost a child and are feeling hurt and lost, this book is a great starting point for you to acknowledge your loss, celebrate your child’s life and find hope.
Are you ready to begin your journey towards healing?”

 

 

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Melanie Delorme was a content English teacher, wife, mother, sister and
friend when without warning she gained the title of bereaved parent when her
eight-year-old son Garrett was accidentally killed in a hunting accident. Her
road to healing brought her to write her first book. Melanie is involved with
her local chapter of Compassionate Friends and is passionate about offering
hope to other bereaved parents. She is currently living on a ranch in Southern
Saskatchewan with her husband, Gerry, and their two children. 




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Excerpt

Acceptance•Addictiong ‘Anger•Annivergary•

ACCEPTANCE

I know what you might be thinking. What?! Accept this?! How dare you even suggest that Ijust accept the death of my child! Before you get angry, hear me out.

I know this is not how life is supposed to work—children should never die before their parents. My grandmother is 95 years old, and she and I had this conversation when Garrett died at age 8 and again when her son, my uncle, died at 58.

When grief experts discuss the stages of grief, acceptance often comes last. I’d like to propose that it should be first, middle, and last. The acceptance of your child’s death allows you to move through the other stages. It allows you to take ownership of your feelings and move towards healing.

It seems fitting that acceptance begins this alphabetized glossary, for without acceptance there can be no healing, no remembering, and no moving forward.

Acceptance does not mean you are over it, nor does it mean that you know how you will live with it, and it certainly does not mean that you will forget your child.

Acceptance means that, as heartbreaking as it is, you know that you cannot bring your child back. However, you will continue to search for ways to keep your child alive through positive actions and celebrations.

Acceptance is the conscious choice of realizing that your relationship with your child has not ended; it has merely changed. It has changed from physically spending time together to mentally, emotionally, and spiritually spending the rest of your life on earth together.

You will likely accept your child’s death with your head far sooner than you accept it with your heart, and that’s okay. I know my head accepted Garrett’s death a long time ago, but a few months back while setting the table for supper, I absentmindedly took five plates out of the cupboard. My heart needed a gentle reminder of our loss because it obviously wasn’t so sure about this acceptance thing.

Your heart may need some gentle reminders too. Be kind and patient with yourself as you search for this place of acceptance.

ADDICTIONS

No one sets a goal to become an addict. So often, addictions begin innocently but then slowly turn into habits that become uncontrollable.

I am not a medical professional, so perhaps I am not qualified to speak about addiction, though I am still going to offer my opinion. It has been my experience that many

addicts are trying to escape undesirable feelings. These feelings may be stress, anger, grief, or loneliness. It appears that it is not necessarily the substance or the behavior that is addictive, but more the ability to escape.

The idea that something could take away your unwanted emotions—albeit temporarily—is very tempting. Certain addictions allow us to detach from our emotions and feel carefree—briefly. Unfortunately, when the effects of the addiction wear off, our emotional pain returns, often worse than it was before.

Be mindful of your alcohol consumption, legal or illegal drug use, eating, exercising, gambling, and internet usage. If any of your behaviors start to make you feel out of control, you may want to consider seeking professional help.

ANGER

Perhaps you think that anger should be higher on the list than acceptance. Perhaps you have seen the supposed stages of grief somewhere, and you already know that anger is one of them. Possibly that is the stage you are in at this minute.

I remember seeing other parents ignore their children because they were on their phones, and I was so angry that I wanted to scream at them, How dare you not appreciate the life ofyour child. But then I remembered that I had not been a perfect parent either.

There were other times that I wanted to scream at my friends, Hello?! Have youforgotten me? How dare you get back to your normal life like nothing has changedfor you? But the reality was, nothing did change for many of them. It didn’t mean that they weren’t still thinking about me, and it didn’t mean that they would not offer support if I asked.

*See also FRIENDS

Anger is such a dangerous emotion to embrace, and even though it does not rear its head without cause, too often we forget that we have the power to control it. Every time I wanted to scream at someone, it was warranted—in my mind. However, what would it have gained me? Would it have made me feel better? Maybe for a minute. But unless it brought my son back, it would not have made me truly happy, and to be the source of another person’s hurt was not going to make me feel better.

I know a mother whose child was Idned by a reckless driver who failed to stop at a stop sign. This mother spent three years living in a state of rage. She attended every court hearing the driver faced, insisting that he be jailed for life. She wrote letters to her government officials demanding that he never receive bail, and she spoke of nothing else. The courts deemed this particular accident to be just that—an accident, and the man spent no time in jail. We can all understand her outrage, but having that man spend the rest of his life in jail was not going to take away her agony; it was not going to bring her daughter back. Furthermore, that man was also going to spend the rest of his life hurting and coping with his guilt.

Anger becomes dangerous when we choose to take this emotion with us on our daily journey. The bottom line is this: the more time you spend angry, the less time you will spend grieving and the further away it will take you from your memories and the further away you will be from acceptance.

So why isn’t anger higher on the list than acceptance? Well obviously, because my book would no longer be alphabetical. But seriously, accept that you may be angry. Allow yourself to be angry—temporarily. It will be the acceptance of your anger that will allow you to deal with it in a healthy or even practical manner. Consider taking some action to alleviate your anger. Throw something. Punch something. Scream in your car. Cry in your bedroom. Perhaps one of these will make you feel better, or perhaps you need a bigger outlet for your anger.

Have you ever heard of Candy Lightner? She was so outraged when her daughter, Cari, was killed by a drunk driver in 1980 that she organized Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD). I It doesn’t get much more practical than that! I’m not saying you need to become the founder of a new organization, but perhaps you can join an existing one or simply share your anger with others who have had similar experiences.

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I know it is difficult to hear and even more difficult to accomplish, but for your own wellbeing, you need to let go of anger as quickly as you can.

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.

—Buddha2

 

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Become part of this mystical world and join to defeat the Viking raiders

Saturday, August 12th, 2017
Erinland
by
Kathryn Berryman
Genre:
Epic Fantasy
 
Two
troubled young adults find themselves key players in a deadly game
that spans the 21st century and the Viking Age.

 

 


Amy,
finding it difficult to ‘fit in’, becomes increasingly obsessed
with the virtual reality game Erinland. The VR characters and the
mist of Erin begin to invade Amy’s dreams and her waking moments.
She finds herself drawn into Erinland in 9th century Ireland. Amy
becomes part of this mystical world as she joins in the struggle to
defeat the Viking raiders.

 

 

Richard
has a complicated home life and feels he doesn’t belong anywhere. A
series of events finds him desperate and living on the streets, where
he finds himself dragged into 9th century Norway by a Viking warrior.
Richard finds acceptance with the Vikings and joins them on a
colonisation raid to Ireland.

 

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Kathryn
is a Sydney author whose interest in history and mythology was the
catalyst for her debut novel Erinland to become a reality. 

 

 


An adventure in the modern and ancient world, where the central
characters seek acceptance and self-belief, the ‘players’ in
Erinland find themselves in very different roles from their everyday
life. Choices they make could mean the difference between life and
death, with the consequences of these decisions reaching into their
‘real’ lives.

 

 

Written in the Fantasy genre, Book I bridges the ages, drawing on
contemporary life and 9th Century history to create an authentic
experience for the reader. A visual writer, she explores the
mythologies of ancient Norway and Ireland, giving a tangible view of
everyday life and the impact of the Gods in these two
cultures.

 

 

Kathryn is married with three beautiful daughters. Amidst busy family life,
she studied at University to become a Primary school teacher. When
she is not teaching, she loves to write and dabble in other creative
pursuits such as painting and drawing. She and her husband hope to
realise their dream and move to the country one day – soon.

 

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Sometimes, heroes are never more dangerous than when they’re dead

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Dragonhunters
by
Garon Whited
Genre:
Epic Fantasy
 
You
don’t become a hero for the money. The money’s nice, sure, but you
become a hero because something inside compels you, drives you to it.
Defending people from monsters simply doesn’t pay well enough to make
it a good career move.

 

 


As
for hunting dragons… well, the money is usually good, but the job
really bites.

 

 

A
group of five professional heroes goes into the lair of the dragon.
Who will win?

 

 

Spoiler:
The dragon.

 

 

But
it turns out killing a hero sometimes does nothing more than make him
even more determined.

 

 

Sometimes,
heroes are never more dangerous than when they’re dead!

 

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Whited was supposedly born in either 1969 or 1970; the original birth
certificate is suspiciously unavailable and other records do not
agree. 

 

After
spending some years in college playing with computers, he finally
joined a radical group of jellyfish herding nomads. Having fought
zombie dolphins, quasi-corporeal spirits, and brain-sucking mole
rats, he is uniquely qualified to write fantastic fiction. His
subsequent attempts at professional salsa repairman and ley line
salesman met with similar success. He claims to live in Texarkana, on
Earth, but people have been known to disagree.


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The fate of a kingdom rests on the shoulders of three young wizards

Thursday, August 10th, 2017

Mike Shelton, how long have you been writing?

I have been writing since I was in the third grade.  My first series, The Cremelino Prophecy was actually written and re-written many times over about a 20 year period.  I got really serious about two years ago and started going through the editing process and getting my first books out in 2016.

Tell us where you were born and where do you live now.

I was born in California.  I now live in North Carolina, but are looking to move back to the Portland Oregon area where we used to live and where most of our family lives.

How do you know the idea is good enough to write a book about it?

I write about things that I would like to read.  I have always read a lot.  so if I like the idea and would read it, I figure others might want to also. 

Who has made the greatest difference for you as a writer?

Going through he editing process has been very hard for me.  I think (or at least hope) that I am getting better each time I write a book – however I would much rather be writing than editing or promotion!

What is the name of your book?

I currently have 6 books out that cover two different series as well as two prequel novellas (one for each series).  I would recommend starting with the first book in my latest series, THE DRAGON ORB. 

Tell us more about it. Perhaps a backcover blurb. 

The fate of a kingdom rests on the shoulders of three young wizards who couldn’t be more different.


Bakari is a brilliant scholar wizard who’s more at home in a library than a battlefield. Alli is a beautiful young battle wizard whose grace in battle is both enchanting and deadly. Roland is a counselor wizard with a seemingly limitless depth of untapped power — and the ego to match it.

As the magical barrier protecting the kingdom of Alaris from dangerous outsiders begins to fail, and a fomenting rebellion threatens to divide the country in a civil war, the three wizards are thrust into the middle of a power struggle.

When the barrier comes down, the truth comes out. Was everything they were taught about their kingdom based on a lie? Will they all choose to fight on the same side, or end up enemies in the battle over who should rule Alaris?

Do you have a favorite character, why?

I have three main characters int eh book and I like them all for different reasons.  I like my main characters to have some flaws, which each of them do, and struggle with something, but in the end I want the reader to be connected with them. 

What kind of impact do you expect your works to have in the reader’s lives?

Do you have any promotions going on right now?

My two prequels, Prophecy of the Dragon and The Blade and the Bow are always free.  Besides that, the other books are all 2.99. 

Here is my review: 5 out of 5*

The Dragon Orb by Mike Shelton is a splendid story for YA, pre-teen and adult alike.

I so enjoyed this well written story with magic and magic users. The erray of characters are remarkable and different sub stories well worth your time.

Roland is a young man been train to become a counselor wizard, he is also cookie and inmature though he has more power than many have seen for centuries.

Alli is a young woman being train as a War Wizard. She has to much power for one so young and immature as she is. Her and Roland’s tutors are over their head with this youth until there are force to unite forces or died.

I really like the descriptions in this book they seem so inspired and it make you feel like you are part of the scene no just looking into it. A breath of fresh air and a lot of imagination that is what you’ll find between the pages of this high fantasy tale. New concepts and new possibilities also bade the flavor of this tale. If you want to read a high fantasy that it hasn’t been used to many times yet, this is the book for you. Awesome job Shelton.

Where can we find your book?

https://www.amazon.com/Dragon-Orb-Alaris-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B01N4LI376

 

 

Sins of the past could destroy all of their futures . . .

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
A
DESOLATE HOUR
by
Mae Clair

 

Genre: Romantic Suspense


Pub
Date: 7/18/2017
 

 

Sins
of the past could destroy all of their futures . . .
For generations,
Quentin Marsh’s family has seen its share of tragedy, though he
remains skeptical that their misfortunes are tied to a centuries-old
curse. But to placate his pregnant sister, Quentin makes the
pilgrimage to Point Pleasant, West Virginia, hoping to learn more
about the brutal murder of a Shawnee chief in the 1700s. Did one of
the Marsh ancestors have a hand in killing the chief —the man who
cursed the town with his dying breath?
While historian
Sarah Sherman doesn’t believe in curses either, she’s compelled
to use her knowledge of Point Pleasant to uncover the long-buried
truth. The river town has had its own share of catastrophes, many
tied to the legendary Mothman, the winged creature said to haunt the
woods. But Quentin’s arrival soon reveals that she may have more of
a stake than she realized. It seems that she and Quentin possess
eerily similar family heirlooms. And the deeper the two of them dig
into the past, the more their search enrages the ancient mystical
forces surrounding Point Pleasant. As chaos and destruction start to
befall residents, can they beat the clock to break the curse before
the Mothman takes his ultimate revenge? . . .
 
Mae
Clair 
opened
a Pandora’s Box of characters when she was a child and never looked
back. Her father, an artist who tinkered with writing, encouraged her
to create make-believe worlds by spinning tales of far-off places on
summer nights beneath the stars.
Mae loves creating
character-driven fiction in settings that vary from contemporary to
mythical. Wherever her pen takes her, she flavors her stories with
conflict, romance and elements of mystery. Married to her high school
sweetheart, she lives in Pennsylvania and is passionate about
writing, old photographs, a good Maine lobster tail and cats.
 
 
 
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Nothing less than a Hollywood romance would do . . .

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
HIS
LEADING LADY
by
Maggie Dallen

 

Genre: Contemporary Romance 


Pub
Date: 7/11/2017
 

 

Nothing
less than a Hollywood romance would do . . .
Alice is calm,
cool, and aloof—except for the night she meets her new neighbor Dr.
Nicholas Bale—aka Hot Doc. The chemistry between them might be
through the roof but that doesn’t mean she’s going to let him
into her life. Having been seen at her most vulnerable, she vows to
have nothing to do with the sexy doctor. After all, Alice learned
long ago that love only leads to hurt.
Nicholas is smitten
at first sight with the gorgeous, mysterious redhead upstairs. But
between her attempts to push him away and the even bigger wall around
her heart, the dashing doctor is having a hard time getting close to
the sensitive beauty. Then he glimpses the emotion in her eyes as she
watches Fred and Ginger whirl across the screen and he’s determined
to uncover just what it will take to dance his way in to her heart .
. .
 
 
Maggie
Dallen 
is
a huge fan of happily-ever-afters. She writes contemporary and YA
romance and has been known to rewrite the endings to classic love
stories to ensure that they end on a happy note. In Maggie’s version,
Ingrid Bergman does not get on the plane. She lives in Northern
California and works at a yarn store to support her knitting
addiction.

 
 
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