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The Real Prince Charming

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Are you single or just newly single? Well you don’t have to worry. Fairy tales do come true and one day you will find your Prince Charming.

Author, Michelle Raftery shares with women God’s plan for finding The Real Prince Charming. All you have to do is have patience and listen. Of course Mrs. Raftery breaks things down in this easy to read step by step guide. She really makes you think about what you are looking for in a man versus are you just settling for the next best thing? She shares some tips. Each chapter is broken out like …Mr. Right, or Mr. Right Now? The Lady in Black and The Secrets of a Princess.

I like that Michelle never criticized anyone but just offered helpful and insightful tips on having a long, happy, everlasting relationship. So if you are looking for Mr. Right then you should check out The Real Prince Charming. You just might be surprised to realize he does exist.

He is my Enemy Lover

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Jax Cassidy works for an organization known as L.O.S.T. otherwise known as Last Option Special Team. Jax has been assigned the task of taking out and eliminating Senator Joseph Lazarus. To get to Senator Lazarus, she will first have to go through Marcus Cross.

Marcus Cross is a trained sniper, who used to be Special Ops. Marcus was left for dead n the desert but was given a second change at a new life, when he met Lazarus. Lazarus is a very powerful vampire and Marcus’s maker. Lazarus heads up a group called The Solution. The Solution’s mission is to run the White House.

Jax knows she has this task under control. Though, she never expected to experience such strong feelings towards Marcus.

Enemy Lover is dark, sensual, and a sin to read…it is so good! The way Jax and Marcus interacted with each other was like a hot, salsa dance. Jax is one strong woman, who is not afraid to kick some butt. My only issue is that she seemed to fall for Marcus pretty quickly. Of course, though I can’t bla…

Wicked Becomes You

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Gwen Maudsley has had enough of being stood up at the altar. It is time she take matters into her own hands. Gwen transforms herself from a sweet, nice girl into a wild, wanton woman.

Alexander Ramsey is Gwen’s late brother’s best friend. He is known as a bit of a rogue. It is because of Alex’s reputation that Gwen comes to him for a favor. She wants him to teach her how to be a woman men desire. What Gwen doesn’t know is that Alex has fallen for Gwen because she is so nice.

If being a little bad gets you the attention of a guy like Alex, then I want to be bad too. The things that Gwen did to irritate Alex was funny. Just when I thought something was funnier then the last, Gwen would do something else that was just as funny if not funnier. The whole time I was read, I had a smile on my face. Gwen was not spoiled but likable. Alex had personality and was not dull. It was great to have characters that I could enjoy reading about. If you are in the mood to be a little wicked then you shoul…

The Missionary

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Married couple, David and his wife, Christie Eller has spent years in Caracas, Venezuela trying to care for the children and educate the locals. It has not been an easy road. At times it can also feel like unrewarding work. Lately this is how David has been feeling.

While helping some children, David meets a stranger with a helping hand. A few days later the same man comes and pays a visit to Hope Village. The place that the Ellers are working at. The man identifies himself as Carlos Edwards. He proposes a deal with David that will make everything she has been working for well worth while. The current president Armando Guzman is not very well liked. Before David knows it, he is caught in a vicious war…one that could cost him and everything he holds dear.

The Missionary blew me away. I had no expectations of this book, only that the brief book description I read intrigued me. I instantly was transported to the country of Venezuela. It was like I could feel the dirt working itself in and …

The Silent Places

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Lieutenant Hastings and his team are the best at their job. That is why their next job is to baby sit Senator Alan Preston. Seriously though! This is exactly what Lt. Hastings is thinking. He doesn’t have time to watch over Senator Preston, when murder doesn’t stop. Unfortunately, Lt. Hastings has no choice in the matter.

It seems that a John Reese, who was a former CIA agent and a trained sniper who supposedly betrayed his country has broken out of prison. When Senator Preston was a US District Attorney he prosecuted Reese. The last thing Reese before he was sent to prison was that he was coming after Preston. It appears that Senator Preston is hiding something from Hastings. It has to do with Reese. In a world of secrets, can Hastings find out the truth before it is too late?

The Silent Place is book four of the Lt. George Hastings novels. If you are a fan of political suspense thrillers then you should sneak past security and pick up a copy of The Silent Place today. This book pitte…

The Edge of Ruin

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The year was 1909.

Emily Weiss was sitting at home, when her husband, Adam walked in and made a big announcement. One that would change their lives forever. He tells Emily that they are moving to New York. He plans to make a movie.

Emily and Adam decide to make a Western titled Revenge in the Saddle. It features an eccentric cast of characters from Indians, who have no acting experience to Vera Zinovia, a famous diva, Fast-handed Bob, who can’t keep his hands off the bottle, Erno Berg, the sexy male lead.

Seamus Duffy works as a Trust Detective like a Pinkerton. He is on set to watch over the proceedings. When Duffy’s body is found with a railroad stake in him, it is Adam who is the prime suspect

What do you get when you combine old Hollywood glamour, Western flair and really good writing…The Edge of Ruin by Irene Fleming. I liked this book. It was like a story within a story. I like that Emily had a take charge attitude. She really showed that not just men can produce a movie. All of the…

Mara's Flowery Arrows

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New thriller: MÃRA'S FLOWERY ARROWS


Padova, Italy - May 24, 2010 - Does a mysterious manuscript, discovered by chance in the library of a Burma's monastery, contain the oldest thriller story of Southeast Asia literature?

In the far east of the Indochina peninsula during the Ninth Century A.D., Prince Asaka fights against the intrigues of the Khmer Court. A prince of the Court, son of the King, is found assassinated: why omebody would want to accuse a poor slave unjustly of such an important crime? Our hero, also involved in the crime, first as owner of the slave as well as more directly, manages to extract himself and to identify the true culprit, thanks above all to the help of two friends, one of whom, a wise old Hindu, reminds us of the figure of the western investigator, part Sherlock Holmes and part Perry Mason.



Twists and turns are abundant in the story; and in the final hearing, although according to the canons of Anglo-Saxon law the development of the latter is unusual, w…

Uncertain Magic

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Roderica Delamore has a very unique and special talent. She can hear the thoughts of both people and animals. Roddy’s gift can come in handy sometimes but most times it is a hinderous. People think of her as different and not in a good way.

It is while at the horse races that Roddy has her first up close and personal encounter with The Devil Earl, Lord Faelan Savigar. Lord Faelan admires Roddy’s fierceness. This is part of the reason why a courtship starts with her and later asks for her hand in marriage. Though it appears that Faelan has a secret of his won. How will Roddy react to the news?

Uncertain Magic is a re-release with a brand new cover. I never read this book when it was originally released. I so thought this book sounded really good but sadly it didn’t win me over. It seemed intriguing at first but it moved slowly for me. I put this book down and when I came back to it, I couldn’t quite make myself become interested again. Roddy and Faelan did share some sparks.

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WHEN NATURE CALLS, FOUR ANIMAL FRIENDS RESPOND





Life is never boring at the Pond when Iggy, Radic, Cabby and Roc meet. Enjoy a humorous yet educational look at the world from nature's point of view through Cartoonist Drew Aquilina's cartoon strip collection, Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up



Chandler, AZ - May 27, 2010 - People around the world are familiar with some part of nature, be it the environment or its inhabitants. All of nature serves as the setting for the characters in the collection of cartoon strips, Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up, by Drew Aquilina.



Clouds, insects, birds, mammals and plants are "game" for the cartoon strip Green pieces©, aturally, the world's greenest and most environmentally friendly humor. Nothing is overlooked by this clever feature. The cartoon strip and Green Pieces: Green From the Pond Up highlight four main characters who introduce the reader to the life and times around a typical wetland, in this case a pond. Led by a …

Calling all young adult and adult readers!

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Have I got a new series for you to check out by author, Sherrilyn Kenyon. It is titled Chronicles of Nick.




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At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. . .until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior who has more fighting skills than Chuck Norris, Nick is sucked into the realm of the Dark-Hunters: immortal vampire slayers who risk everything to save humanity.

Nick quickly learns that the human world is only a veil for a much larger and more dangerous one: a world where the captain of the football team is a werewolf and the girl he has a crush on goes out at night to stake the undead.

But before he can even learn the rules of this new world, his fellow students are turning into flesh eating zombies. And he’s next on the menu.

As if starting high school isn't hard enough. . .now Nick has to hide his new friends from his mo…

The Book of Spies

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Eva Blake was sent to prison for the murder of her husband.

Tucker Anderson works for the CIA. He is interested in locating the Library of Gold. It was rumored that Ivan the Terrible buried this impressive collection of books from Poetry to Aristophanes under the Kremlin. Many people searched for it but never found it. Recently a book titled The Book of Spies appeared in a museum in London, England. The Book of Spies supposed came from the Library of Gold.

Tucker offers Eva a deal. If she locates the true destination of the Library of Gold and she walks out of prison with her record wiped clean. It is too good of an offer for Eva to pass up.

Judd Ryder has been hired by Anderson to keep an eye on Eva and make sure she accomplishes her mission. It is easier said then done, if Judd can stay alive. Can he and Eva stay one step ahead of the men who are after them?

The Book of Spies will have you on the edge of your seat! I am almost embarrassed to admit that I have never read anything by Ms…

AMAZON QUEEN

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Zery is the leader of the Amazons. A very powerful group of women with extraordinary gifts. Zery has held dear to everything she new about what she believed was the truth. She learns that things aren’t as they should be like that there are shape shifters. When the Amazon sons decide to attack Zery and her tribe, Zery learns the hard way about just what guns can do. With this new enemy whom can match Zery and her women skill or skill, she is going to have to watch her back every step of the way. It appears though that the Amazon sons have a reason for attacking. They are after a baby.

Jack Parker is an Amazon son an a shape shifter. He can transform into a wolverine. He and Zery team up together but can she trust him?

Fans of paranormal will be slain by Amazon Queen. It is book two but can be read as a stand alone novel. I was fully engrossed in this book. Amazon women rule. This book was filled with mystery, magic, intrigue and wonderful story line. Jack and Zery worked well together.…

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It's Time for All to Learn: Public Schools Are Archaic



Veteran educator and author Dr. M. R. Ussery points out that since the Boston Latin School opened up in 1635, teaching methods haven't changed much. Unfortunately. His revolutionary book outlines his plan for improving our schools by implementing a modern educational system from the ground up.



Bremerton, WA - May 24, 2010 - Longtime educator Dr. M. R. Ussery today announced the release of his book Public Schools Are Archaic, published by Outskirts Press. Dr. Ussery gives an insider's view of the reasons for the obvious failings of America's public schools, despite the monumental technological changes in the society, and offers a specific plan for bringing our schools into the 21st century.



Dr. Ussery believes that traditional school environments are not as effective as they should be, nor do they provide equal opportunities for all students. Without individualized instruction, tailored to meet each child's needs, …

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Come check out the Interview with Author Michele Ashman Bell. She is the author of young adult novel “Summer In Paris.” The contest runs from May 24 to May 31. Head on over here



This book is about a 16-year-old spoiled rich girl who is sent to her cousins for the summer in Paris, Idaho. She never realized such a place existed! Feeling like she's been sentenced to three months in Hickville Prison, Kenzie is forced to get up at the crack of dawn, do chores, wash her own clothes, gather eggs, hoe the garden, etc. She feels like she's about to die until she meets handsome Adam White whose got a deep secret.

Point Dume

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My review:

Ellis Gardner is a wild child. She makes her own rules. One thing Ellis loves is catching a wave or two.

Pablo Schwartz is a good friend of Ellis’s. He has known her since he was about twelve years old. This is the same time he was first introduced to the world of illegal marijuana growing. It was from here that Pablo realized that there was a lot of money to be made in growing and selling marijuana.

Frank Joseph Bane III is married. Though this has now stopped him from having an affair with Ellis. He is also the owner of a vine yard.

Janice Bane admits that it has been a long time since she has gone a day where she wasn’t high.

Come see how these four characters lives intertwine with each other.

Author, Katie Arnoldi brings to light the harsh reality of illegal marijuana growing, all across the United States. Like Mrs. Arnoldi, I was clueless in regards to this subject matter. I knew of what marijuana and how it can make people act but nothing in regards to the process from …

The Pearls of the Stone Man: Part 1...The Letter

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I wanted to share with you about this new book from publisher, Sourcebooks. I will be featuring 5 different short videos that author, Edward J. Mooney has created.



The Pearls of the Stone Man is an inspirational novel with plot elements that touch both older and younger generations. Main characters Joseph and Anne Marino are rare. They’re still in love after 53 years of marriage and with little time left, Joseph’s priority becomes finishing the stone wall that Anne requested years ago – a special reminder from her childhood.


Needing the help of someone younger, Joseph turns to his son, estranged for five years, in hopes of rebuilding a severed relationship as well as the wall. Two teenagers also come to Joseph’s aide, and he to theirs, as they all work to finish Joseph’s promise to Anne.


The Pearls of the Stone Man was written in the town in which the book is set: Pine Mountain , California . The settings in the novel are real locations and Edward takes groups of readers there regularly.



Houdini Pie -- Bootlegging, Baseball and Buried Treasure

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When Halley Gates was born Halley’s Comet was shooting by. Yep, Halley was named after the comet. Fortunately, for this mother, Hal did not turn out like his father.

His father, Charlie back in his younger days was quite the schemer. He and a couple of buddies came up with the idea of convincing people that to protect themselves from any nuclear effects from the comet that they should buy “Stardust Pills”. Of course some of the men folk discovered that the pills were a fake. This incident did not stop Charlie from scheming people.

Hal’s mother, Vera would tell Hal that his father was a good man. She still believed it, even after Hal’s father picked up and left one day.

One day, Hal is approached by Warren. Warren is one of Hal’s father’s friends. He is very excited. He built a radio x-ray machine. While out doing some testing, he found a bunch of tunnels under the city. A place where the Hopi Indians used to occupy. Warren wants Hal to help him investigate the tunnels. What will they …

Are you in the dark? (Giveaway coming soon)

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I want to thank Jason with CSN Stores. He has presented me with a fabulous opportunity to host a giveaway to my readers. Details on the item to come soon.

Before then, I want to tell you a little bit about one of the great items that CSN Stores sells.

As we move to summer and people are turning off the lights and heading outside. This is also a time to do home improvments. One way you can improve your home and brighten it up is with Recessed Lighting. Recessed Lighting can make any room look bigger. Here are a few of the different lighting fixtures that CSN Stores offers.








Features:
•Diffuser trim
•Available in painted antique bronze, cinnamon or brushed nickel finish
•Etched glass
•Polycarbonate construction
•Overall dimensions: 0.25" H x 2.5" W x 2.5" D











Features:
•Recessed trim
•Castlewood walnut and silver highlights finish
•Ivory cloud glass

Specifications:
•Max 50W PAR30L
•Overall dimensions: 1.5" H x 8" Dia










Extras


•Adjustable recessed light eyeball fixtures can be aimed a…

Nothing is Black and White

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Many years ago, Callie Bradford aka Idridium and Joannie Greene aka Jet were best friends. They were room mates during their academy days. That all changed.

Jet is now a super hero helping the city of New Chicago take down the bad guys. Jet battles the bad guys using her abilities to manipulate shadows. Idridium went in the complete opposite direction and became a villain. She has these deadly globes that when they burst cause some serious damage.

Jet is used to working alone but this time she has a partner. His name is Bruce Hunter. He isn’t a super hero but he does make Jet long to kiss him

Iridium mission is to take down the academy and every one with it, including Jet. She has some help in the form of a vigilante named Taser. Can Jet stop Iridium before it is too late?

If you are a fan of comic books then you will really by flying high for Black and White. This book has the best of both worlds with fantastic super heroes and cool villains. Authors, Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge…

Watch out for Sparrow Rock!

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Pete, Jimmie, Dan. Tessa, Big Sue and Jay are good friends. They all take off in Jimmie’s car for Sparrow Island. They arrive at Big Sue’s Grandpa’s cabin. Suddenly out of no where the building shakes. In the sky are bright lights. The gang thinks it is a nuclear blast. They seal themselves down in the basement.

Days go by. Then when the gang thinks it might be safe, they hear a starching noise. There is a tunnel and inside the tunnel are rats. One of the rats attacks Jimmie.

Jay was scratched during his and Pete’s fight in the tunnel. He is showing the same symptoms as Jimmie.

Sparrow Rock by Nate Kenyon is a must read! Just when you thought you had it all figured out, Mr. Kenyon throws you a curve ball. The characters really worked well together. I like that both the males and females played equal parts in this book.

There were flash backs to Pete’s life. The first time this happened it through a bit and took me a moment to realize what happened. Though after that it was a smooth p…

The Journey Home

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Joseph wakes up to find himself in a stranger’s home. He has no idea how he got there or where home is. Joseph leaves and takes off. Along the way he bumps into a young boy by the name of Will. Will tags along. Together Joseph and Will take a road trip…one they will never forget.

Warren’s mother, Antoinette is living in a nursing home. She is not doing well. Warren decides to reminisce about the past by cooking all of his mother’s famous recipes.

While spending time at the nursing home, Warren strikes up a friendship with Jan. Jan works at the nursing home.

The Journey Home is a feel good, comfort read. This is only the second novel I have read by Mr. Baron. I didn’t think he could get any better after reading When You Went Away but I was wrong. Michael Baron has gone on my list as a favorite author. You will fall in love with all of the characters in this story, just as I did. Each character has a great story to share. My favorite person was Warren. He was so caring towards his mother. …

The Dead Travel Fast

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Theodora’s grandfather has passed away. Theodora has no one to watch over her but her brother and sister-in-law. Theodora does not need anyone to care for her. In fact, Theodora comes up with a plan to visit her friend, Cosmina in Transylvania. She bids farewell to her brother, sister-in-law and her boyfriend.

Cosmina cares for the Countess Dragulescu. The Countess and her husband, live in a castle, high atop a mountain. At first glance, Theodora is taken back by the ominous size and mystery surrounding the castle. Once there, Theodora settles in. Though, it isn’t long before Theodora realizes that there is something odd about the Count. What secrets is the Count hiding?

I have read almost all of these novels by Deanna Raybourn. I have enjoyed them all. I like the combination of historical settings with mystery woven through the plot. Mrs. Raybourn’s latest novel, The Dead Travel Fast is a slight different from her past novels. It was darker. Though the best thing I liked about this boo…

PLAY DEAD

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Killington’s high school football team, The Jackrabbits have played a good season. They are only one win away from becoming district champions. The town and the boys are pumped.

Cole Logan is the quarterback for the Jackrabbits. He is accosted by several of the Badgers. The Badgers are the Jackrabbits rivals from Elmwood Heights. Two of Cole’s fingers are hacked off. Cole refuses to go to the hospital. Savannah, the sheriff’s daughter drives Cole home.

Black Mona is rumored to be a witch. When one of her cats is gutted and brought back to life, it is Cole and Savannah, who find the reincarnated cat and bring him home. Mona is the biggest Jackrabbit fan. She offers Cole a way to get revenge.

The Jackrabbits were on their way to play the Badgers when the bus they were riding in, goes off the roads and sinks. The Jackrabbits with Mona’s help come back but at what price?

Play Dead is a zombie, feeding, frenzy good time. It is amazing that this book is Mr. Brown’s first novel. He writes like …

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Book Summary

Davina Montgomery is no ordinary English lady. She’s been locked away from society, her true identity the Crown's most closely guarded secret. Until a shocking betrayal--and a bold rescue--land her in the arms of a fierce Highlander, firstborn son of a powerful Scottish laird, Robert MacGregor.




Five Fun Facts1. I realized yet again while writing Ravished by a Highlander, that a king plays a vital role in all my books. It began with William the Conqueror from my Risande trilogy. There was no ruling sovereign during Laird of the Mist but the MacGregors’ fate and proscription were the work of a king sixty years prior. Briefly, we met King Charles II in A Highland Never Surrenders, and in my new “Children of the Mist” series, King James has just been crowned. I don’t know what it is about kings, but I find myself always writing about them. Don’t even get me started on King Arthur.

2. I love to match my characters’ faces to real ones. Lots of authors do. A little quirk I have…

Audio Book Giveaway

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Hello. Courtesy of Anna with Hachette Book Group, I am giving away 3 copies of this audio boom to US or Canada only readers. No PO Boxes

Listen to an excerptWatch the video

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So how do you enter to win. Easy need to be a follower and spread the word about this contst. You can blog about it, twitter. facebook status. etc. Please let me know what you did to spread the word (trust system)

Please leave an email address, so I can contact you if you win. Thank you

Winners will be picked on June 8th.

Review Opportunity

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The grey Grey Cloud
By Manjula Naraynan


The third and final children's book in Manjula Naraynan's wonderful Colour Trilogy reveals how the sadness of a little grey cloud, unable to overcome his fear of thunder and lightening, is turned to joy when he learns how to have confidence in himself and enjoy the brighter side of life.



Chennai, India - May 18, 2010 - Life was tough for The grey Grey Cloud. A tiny cloud up there in the vast, wild sky, he found himself constantly scared of the big, black darkness, of the rumbling thunder, the flashes of lightening and the terrible, stormy winds. All the grey Grey Cloud could do was cry; cry about his fears and his solitude. The very sad thing was that even when the sky was bright and beautiful, when the birds sang cheerfully and the sun shone brilliantly, our grey Grey Cloud kept on crying. And as he wandered lonely across the skies, this forlorn little cloud shed tears across the Earth, quite inconsolable was his sadness.


One fine day a Sil…

Immortalis Carpe Noctem

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Las Vegas is a city of chance. You roll the dice and hope that lady luck is on your side. Unfortunately for twenty-five year old Alyssa, she ended up with a bust. Alyssa gets attacked and is on the brink of death when she meets Lysander.

Lysander is a vampire. He gives Alyssa a second chance at a new life. At first Alyssa does not appreciate that Lysander has turned her. Though with Lysander’s teachings, Alyssa learns what it takes to be a vampire. She is ready to take on Sin City.

Immortalis: Carpe Noctem is a breath of fresh air. It is a nice take on vampires. Ms. Salidas incorporates her love for vampires into this book. It shows. I like how this book described in detail everything that Alyssa experienced as a newly made vampire from the thirst for blood and the smell of it…to the changes Alyssa went through. Talk about having a major crush on the teacher. Lysander is good looking for a dead guy. I liked seeing Alyssa progress from naïve to a creature of the night. I sank my teeth in…

Contest

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Touching, inspiring, and often hilarious, the personal experiences in Famous Family Nights highlight family home evening as a priceless tool for building strong, faith-centered families, despite the many obstacles of modern life. Contributors sharing their stories are LDS entertainers, writers, radio and TV personalities, as well as LDS leaders in sports, business, and the community.


If this book interest you and you live in the US or Canada then head on over here and read the interview and how to enter to win this book.

Review Opportunity

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New book: Into Protection by Terry Chaudhuri



Detroit, MI - May 17, 2010 - Into Protection, Terry Chaudhuri's sensational debut thriller takes an intriguing look into the life of two crime-fighting friends and the adversities they face in their pursuit for justice.


.his take on the Witness Protection Program alone, is unique enough to set this story apart from other crime and mystery novels.



.I enjoyed reading it. It has a nice pace, and the mystery entangles the reader. Derek Shepard, a young energetic police officer, vows to avenge the murder of his father and bring to justice a notorious crime lord. With the aid of his childhood friend Jimmy, now a top FBI agent, he begins his mission. Though driven by one purpose, he soon succumbs to the same dead ends his father faced before him. When hopes of an arrest are fading fast, a strange encounter takes place and starts Derek down a path he never imagined. He accidentally falls in love with Rebecca, the wife of the very person he is hunt…

Inside Out

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Seventeen year old, Trella works as a scrubber in the lower levels. Her job is to clean the pipes of rust and grime for the Uppers. Trella is always trying to find a way to escape from her duties and the lower levels. Trella has been known to fall asleep inside the pipes. The other scrubbers have a nick name for Trella. They call her “Queen of the Pipes”. Her best friend is named Cogan.

Cog has a new prophet for Trella to meet. His name is Broken Man. He is wheelchair bound. Broken Man used to live in the Uppers. He tells Trella that he has proof of that the Gateway is real. The Gateway is a portal to the outside world. Broken Man wants Trella to retrieve a disc from his apartment.

While crawling through the pipes, Trella falls through one of them. There is a boy in the room. Before Trella leaves, he calls out to her and tells her his name is Riley Narelle Ashon. Riley is an Upper.

Lt. Commander Karla is a POP Cop. She has her eye on Trella. Will Trella succeed with her mission or wil…

Trapped on Mystery Island

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Detective Merryll Manning and his girlfriend, Susan Ford are finally taking a honey moon together. They have arrived in sunny Cross Keys Island. Unfortunately, Merryll and Susan are not alone. They will be spending their honey moon with eleven other strangers for a Mystery Weekend. The grand prize is five thousand dollars.

Some of the other people joining Susan and Merryll include Brinton Blythe, who is an actor to members of the Paradise AVEPA Club. AVEPA stands for American Veterans and Ex-service Personnel Association. There is no blood loss between many of these people. The games begin with the first victim. It appears though that there is more at stake then just money. Someone is playing for real. It is up to Merryll to seek out the real killer fore the bodies pile up.

There were times in this book where the situation the characters found themselves in where a bit silly but this is what made the book so good. The characters in this book reminded me on the board game Clue. I loved p…

Check out Chosen

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My review:

She was born Hadassah but she would be known as Esther. Her family was killed, during the exile. Her cousin, Mordecai rescued her and raised her himself. They lived under the King’s nose. Mordecai was a sheep herder. Though, he was educated and taught Esther how to read and write. Esther had scrolls that she would use to keep track of her most in\important thoughts.

King Xerxes is in the market for a new wife. The search begins. All the young ladies hope of becoming the next Queen…everyone but Esther. She already has found her soul mate. His name is Cyrus. Esther is chosen to become the King’s wife. Will she open her heart and find a place in it for the King?

Chosen: The Lost Diaries of Queen Esther can only be brought to life in this spectacular way by author, Ginger Garrett. This is the second book I have read by Mrs. Garrett. She brings depth and a well versed knowledge of the topic she is writing about. What I enjoyed the most about this book is that Mrs. Garrett tried to…

Review Opportunity #10

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THE HAUNTING OF ANDREW SHARPAI

Supernatural Thriller Takes You on a Bumpy Ride


Sonora, CA - May 11, 2010 -The Haunting of Andrew Sharpai will haunt you long after you turn the last page. Slowly brewing in this mystical thriller are paranormal surprises, odd behavior, and romantic affairs.

Not everything is as it seems for Andrew Sharpai. As a wanderer searching for love, Andrew travels throughout the Western United States looking for the right woman to end his journeying. In his quest, he finds rejection and haunting memories that only serve to spur him on. He meets a dancer named LaRae. She tells him that Mary Magdalene thought Jesus was a gardener. This strange revelation leaves Andrew with the knowledge that everything is not as it seems.


After separating from LaRae, Andrew settles down in a small eastern Idaho town. There he meets an enchantress named Iris, who will also change his life. Previously, Iris's evil ex-husband placed a curse on her, which also traps Andrew in the spell…

Celtic Evil: A Fitzgerald Brothers Novel

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It was foretold a long time ago that five warriors would destroy the malevolence Warlock Sebastian. Every generation of the Fitzgerald clan, Sebastian has tried to kill the men before they could destroy him.

Ian Fitzgerald and his class were camping out in Savernmake Forest. He was testing out his powers, when suddenly a load banshee scream rang out. Roarke, Kerry, Ryan, Patrick “Mac” Fitzgerald all heard the scream as well.

Molly Jackson, Ian’s best friend fears something bad has happened. She is not wrong. It was six days ago when the banshee scream was heard. Since then, Ian has gone missing. Molly goes to the police but they are no help. They believe Ian ran away. Molly turns to the Fitzgerald clan. Together can they fight the evil presence that is out to destroy them?

Celtic Evil: A Fitzgerald Brothers Novel by Sierra Rose is the first novel I have read by this author. It is also the start to what is going to be a really good series. Every one of the Fitzgerald men were great. I cou…

The Summer We Read Gatsby

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Cassie and Peck are half sisters and couldn’t be more different. Peck has her head in the clouds and Cassie is grounded and has her head on straight. They never really knew each other growing up.

Cassie and Peck’s Aunt Lydia passed away, leaving an old run down cottage to the women. Peck decides to throw a party. The party will be themed around he one and only true love’s novel, The Great Gatsby. The party brings out a wild and crazy bunch of characters.

I have to admit that I have never read or heard of the book The Great Gatsby until I read this book. After reading The Summer We Read Gatsby, I did some research to learn more about Gatsby and the author who wrote it, F. Scott Fitzgerald. After reading the concept surrounding Gatsby and the characters that were portrayed in the book, I could imagine the similarities in Peck, Cassie and all the rest of the characters.

At first, this book took me a while to get into it. This I believe is due to the fact that I did not really understand why…

Nancy’s Theory of Style

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Nancy Carrington-Chambers had everything a woman could dream of…the perfect life and rich husband. So then, why is Nancy leaving her life behind? Nancy packs up her things and moves into her San Francisco apartment to focus on her event planning business, Froth.

Nancy can’t run her business successfully without an assistant. She hires Derek Catheart. Derek is British and gay. Which is such a bummer as Nancy feels an attraction to Derek. As if Nancy needs any more upheavals in her life, her cousin leaves her daughter, Eugenia at Nancy’s doorstep. Can Nancy, Derek and Eugenia make a family together?

If you think the book cover for this book is good, then you have will be in for a treat. Nancy’s Theory of Style is a laugh out read! You don’t want to miss this book…whether you are commuting to work, taking a road trip or heading to the beach. Nancy is a hoot. If she was real, I would be friends with her. At first I thought that Nancy was going to be spoiled and one dimensional but instead N…

Review Opportunity #9

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New Crime Thriller: A Crime To Be Rich

An International Investment Banking Thriller by the Author of Too Young To Die and The Mind of a Genius



LONDON - May 13, 2010 - Veteran City banker, Shane Turnbull was a successful senior fund manager at a major Investment Bank. And he had it all - A brilliant career, a healthy bank balance and an exhilarating life.

But an unsolicited phone call was to change his life forever. And from the moment he received that phone call, things were never the same. All of a sudden, Turnbull was the hunted, the hunter and then the hunted all over again.

And from now on, Turnbull would stop at nothing to fight his way out of this deplorable double dilemma that was turning his life into an interminable nightmare.

Set in London, Miami and Trinidad, Snowdon gives an insight into the hectic, lucrative world of investment banking.



About the book:

A Crime To Be Rich by David Snowdon

ISBN-13: 978-0-9552650-2-0

Publisher: Pentergen Books

Date of publish: May 14, 2010

Pages: 288

S.…

Review Opportunity #8

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No Hope For Gomez!A Humor/Suspense novel by Graham Parke


It's the age-old tale:

Boy meets girl.
Boy stalks girl.

Girl already has a stalker.

Boy becomes her stalker-stalker.



We've seen it all before, many times, but this time it's different. If only slightly.
When Gomez Porter becomes a test subject in an experimental drug trial, he is asked to keep track of any strange experiences through a blog. What Gomez isn't ready for, is so many of his experiences suddenly seeming strange; the antiques dealer trying to buy his old tax papers, the phone-sex salesman hounding him day and night, the super sexy research assistant who falls for him but is unable to express herself in terms outside the realm of science.

But when one of the trial participants turns up dead and another goes missing, Gomez begins to fear for his life. No longer sure who he can trust and which of his experiences are real and which merely drug induced delusions, he decides it's time to go underground and work …

The Tulip Virus

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Alex is awaken to the sound of his phone ringing. It is his Uncle Frank. Alex rushes over to his home. There he finds Frank bleeding to death. Before Frank dies, he whispers something about a tulip and a book. Frank tells Alex not to let the police find the book. So what does a famous tulip known was the Semper Augustus have to do with Frank’s murder? That is the million dollar question.

The Tulip Virus is the debut novel by author, Danielle Hermans. I liked this book. The mixture of the past with the present was pretty well done. Though, I must admit that I found the past a little more interesting. This is only because there was so much detail and you could tell that Ms. Hermans did her research on the events surrounding the tulips in Holland in the seventieth century. I just found myself fascinated by the history of the tulip war. This was one time where the story line was the star over the characters in the story. Overall, I really found myself really getting into this book. Watch o…

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Hello all. I posted several different books that are available to review. I am on a mailing list for Bostwick Communications and receive these offers and thought I would share them with you my readers.

Please let me know if you want me to keep doing this. I thought it would be a nice thing to let you know about these books, so you can share in the wealth.

Review Opportunity #6

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Detectives Don't Wear Seat Belts

By Cici McNair, P.I.



PHILADELPHIA - May 12, 2010 - Never a Southern belle, Cici McNair escaped Mississippi, and all expectations of what she should be, to travel the world. Whether working at the Vatican in Rome or consorting with gunrunners in Haiti or Iran, she lived
a life of international adventure. After years in Europe, Cici returned to New York where
she found herself broke and fashionably starving to death in a chic Murray Hill
apartment. She impulsively decides to become a private detective.

Diligently working her way through the Manhattan Yellow Pages, calling every listing
under 'investigator, private,' Cici soon learns that the fraternity of P.I.'s is made up almost exclusively of former law enforcement officers. They are, by nature, a highly suspicious group and are especially wary of a newcomer with an untraceable past. She soldiers on, calling, courting rejection and, finally, on April Fools' Day, she gets a chance to prove …

Review Opportunity #5

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CARLA COLLINS RELEASES COMEDIC MOTIVATIONAL BOOK

ANGELS, VAMPIRES & DOUCHE BAGS

Star of Canadian Hit Series "CARLAWOOD" Garners Early Praise For First Book



LOS ANGELES - May 12, 2010 - Actress, comic and writer, Carla Collins released "Angels,
Vampires, and Douche Bags" through Burman Books on May 1, 2010. Described as the world's
first comedic motivational book, it has been well-received and garnered early praise as this year's hottest summer read. "Angels, Vampires, and Douche Bags" is available through
Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, Target, and Chapters stores.



In this candid confessional, Collins divides the world into the angels who guide us, inspire us, and save our butts; the sexy and trendy vampires who suck the life out of us; and the douche bags who constantly annoy, disgust and taunt us. With a fast wit, fake breasts and real heart, she shares her unconventional journey from a small steel town in Ontario, Canada to Tinseltown - L.A.



On …

Review Opportunity #4

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New Chiller: The Object of Evil by Chris Duryea



Santa Ana, CA - May 12, 2010 - Some fiction may be more real than the author would like you

to believe. Chris Duryea's mind twisting novel, The Object of Evil, may be more real than he would admit. The reader is left with the question, 'Is evil an entity, or is evil a state of mind?'



An unrelenting, tyrannical and immoral boss drives Daryl, a 40 year old company Vice
President, to the brink of insanity. At the suggestion of a friend, Daryl unwittingly summons evil accomplices to avenge the oppression.



In an open-air marketplace in Mexico, a masterfully crafted object of Evil encounters Daryl, making him its protégé. As Evil begins to take control, Daryl discovers he is being framed for larceny and fraud by a mentally deranged employee and the CEO, Simon Snath, who are

complicit in the crimes. Daryl's developing desire for vindication becomes an obsession and he masterfully devises a clandestine scheme of revenge that is so …

Review Opportunity #3

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New inspirational book for women: Iron Butterflies: women transforming

themselves and the world


Cambridge, MA - May 10, 2010 - The product of almost a decade of research and analysis,

which involved in-depth interviews with 60 accomplished women in eight countries, Iron
Butterflies is an intellectual and emotional tour de force. "Destined to be recognized as one of the most important books of our time," comments one early reader.



Regine reveals in elegant and persuasive prose, and bolstered by cogent statistical data, what she describes as "a revolution in plain sight." Namely, there is an underground movement of women who are claiming their authentic feminine selves, in combination with a strong masculine side, in achieving extraordinary success in a diversity of worlds. These women include a former Prime Minister, a Nobel Peace Prize winner, a former governor, a Pulitzer nominated, internationally

acclaimed novelist, CEOs of major enterprises, an Italian wine maker…