Posts Tagged ‘Portland’
Will Malcolm’s brilliance unlock the secret to freeing Cynthiana from her prison of flesh? Or will he watch her die like all the others?Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
The journey draws Eridale deeper into the conflict between the Empire and the rebel Freedom FightersWednesday, June 12th, 2019
is an author, designer, photographer, and flight attendant all rolled into one.
She has told stories all her life and finds her passion in sharing the plots
that spin through her head. She now lives in Portland, Oregon, with her two
dachshund-chihuahua dogs. She loves the beauty of the Pacific Northwest that
feeds her imagination.When no one is listening, Melanie loves to belt Broadway songs in her living
room and car. Someday she hopes to be on a flight where someone is reading her
escape capture by Imperial soldiers, 16-year-old Eridale Storm leaves the only
home sheâ€™s ever known and drags her younger sister into the wilds of
Mericonâ€”the Empire that formed when America collapsed. Hoping to find safety
with their mother who disappeared when Eridale was three, the girls follow
clues that lead them across the country, but the empire hounds their every
The journey draws Eridale deeper into the conflict between the Empire and the
rebel Freedom Fighters, producing questions about Eridaleâ€™s heritage, questions
no one wants to answer.
Caught between the threads of deception, rebellion, and betrayal, Eridale
struggles to find out who she is. The answers she finds could lead the country
back to freedom or shackle them under the imperial throne forever.
This is book 1 of a 4 book series and not a stand-alone book.
deep breath, calming the jitters that twist my stomach. My fists tighten and
bring me Papaâ€™s bow.â€
be considered an outcast if you hunt.â€ Her gaze darts to the door and windows.
been accepted in this village. Iâ€™m different from everyone, honey. Just look at
me.â€ I motion to my reflection in the mirror, still broken from when the
Opprimere took my step-father.
coppery red hair cascades in a mass of curls from my ponytail down to my waist,
and my steely violet eyes reflect the pain of my situation. No one in the
village looks like me.Â
angry. But he wasnâ€™t angry now and Kathryn pulled in a deep breath as she found
herself drawn into Georgeâ€™s deep brown eyes and matched their intensity.
softly in the cold blanket of white. George relinquished his snowball, followed
her into the snow, and held himself above her while he shook cold, white
crystals from his knit hat over her face.
he was still teasing.
brought out the tease in her.
moving on to her mouth. Her lips parted of their own accord and George leaned
pushed him against Kathryn. â€œIâ€™m sorry. Are you hurt?â€ he asked in her ear,
barely above a whisper.
fairly certain she heard him say, â€œLater,â€ before he turned and pretended to
attack his assailants.
Han-Yong’s day is here. An elite hacker with Unit 101 of the North
Korean military, he’s labored for years to launchÂ Project
a series of deadly viruses set to cripple Imperialist
with one tap of his keyboard, the rewards are immediate.
Chogan isn’t a hero. He’s an out-of-work parking enforcement officer
and one-time collegiate boxer trying to support his wife and
children. But now there’s a foreign enemy on the shore, a blackout
that extends across America, and an unseen menace targeting
will do whatever it takes to keep his family safe.
the wake of the cyber attacks, electrical grids fail, satellites
crash to earth, and the destinies of nine strangers
whose survival depends upon each other’s skills and courage.
fans of Tom Clancy, ALL SYSTEMS DOWN is a riveting cyber war thriller
which presents a threat so credible you’ll be questioning reality.
Boush is a novelist and award-winning journalist.
has worked as a wildland firefighter, journalist, and owner of a
mid-sized marketing agency. Though he’s lived in France and Spain,
his heart belongs to Portland, Oregon, where he lives with his wife,
Tehra, two wonderful children, and a messy cat that keeps them from
owning anything nice.
is a member of the Center for Internet Security, International
Information Systems Security Certification Consortium, and Cloud
SYSTEMS DOWN is his first novel, with more to come.
the tour HERE
for exclusive excerpts and a giveaway!
Sutherlands Series Book 1
a slew of suitorsâ€”and a vow to hold out for true love. How many
proposals will it take to get to â€œI doâ€â€”especially when the
stakes are high . . .
vying for the attentionâ€”and generous dowryâ€”of the beautiful,
elusive Eleanor Sutherland. What does this woman really want? Who has
what it takes to melt the heart of the so-called Lady Ice? These are
the questions Camden West keeps asking himself. But rather than wait
for answers, Cam takes matters into his own hands . . . for he has a
Charlotte, harbors a scandalous secretâ€”one that could bring ruin to
the Sutherland name. If Ellie marries him, Cam promises to keep mum.
But is she willing to sacrifice her own happiness for her sisterâ€™s
that Cam doesnâ€™t need her money, nor is he interested in her
status. Soon, what begins as a sham engagement transforms into
something deeper, and more passionate, than Ellie could have
imagined. Is it possible that all Cam truly wanted was her? And is
that reason enough to say yesâ€”or is handsome Cam hiding something
else? Even for a lady in love, only the truth will do . . .
Sutherlandâ€™s series, coming October 2017!
From spirited young woman to
reckless widow, the beautiful Marchioness of Hadley remains a force
to be reckoned with. But beneath her antics lies a broken heart . . .
husbandâ€™s tragic death, Lady Charlotte Hadley has embarked on a
path of careless behavior and dangerous hijinks from which no one can
divert her . . . until suddenly, her firstâ€”and onlyâ€”true love
reenters her world. Their fiery romance was so scandalous Charlotte
had no choice but to marry another, more suitable man. Surely now
they are both free to pick up where they left off . . .
hero after making a name for himself in battle at Waterloo. Every
woman is vying for his attentionâ€”except the one who stole his
heart. No matter, Julian has other obligations. But when Charlotteâ€™s
sister, Eleanor, charges him with protecting the widow from ruin,
what ensues is another kind of battleâ€”one that leads a chase from
Londonâ€™s bars and brothels to the finest country estate as Julian
and Charlotte untangle a host of secrets, regrets, and
misunderstandings. For could it be that the love theyâ€™ve forced
themselves to forget is exactly what they need to remember? . . .
Sutherlandâ€™s series, coming November 2017!
When a headstrong beauty
clashes with the man she once loved, sheâ€™s determined that the
spirit of Christmas will open his mind, heal his heart, and perhaps
give them a reason to celebrateâ€”for many seasons to come . . .
his familyâ€™s seat in Cornwall is only a source of torment, one that
heâ€™s managed to avoid for two years. Now that heâ€™s the Earl of
Devon however, he can close the door on his haunted past by locking
up the cursed place for good. But upon arriving at Cleves Court, he
is shocked to find the house aglow with Christmas celebrations,
filled with music and laughter. And right at the center of the
holiday madness is the infuriatingâ€”and eternally temptingâ€”Theodosia
Sheridan . . .
Cleves, especially at the holidays. As a girl, she also loved Ethan
with all her heart. Itâ€™s painful to see how his brotherâ€™s tragic
death has embittered him. Still, she will do anything to make sure
the town thrivesâ€”even if it means going to battle with Ethan to
save Cleves Court. Now she has only until Twelfth Night to make a
Christmas miracle happenâ€”by proving that his childhood home can be
a source of love and wonder. But before long, she finds herself
wondering if sheâ€™s trying to save the houseâ€”or its handsome
The Sutherland Scandals novels. A Maine native, she now lives near
Portland, OR, where people are delightful and weird and love to read.
She teaches writing and lives with her husband, two children, a
variety of spoiled pets, and shelves full of books. Visit her website
the tour HERE
for exclusive excerpts and a giveaway!