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Cover Reveal – Complicate Me by M. Robinson

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Complicate Me
The Good Ol’ Boys
Best Selling Author M.Robinson
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: September 14th
It was complicated, it was also just the beginning.
A decision.
A simple choice.
There is always that one moment in life where things could have been different. That one moment where you could have chosen a path that would lead you down a certain road.
A different life.
It was easier to pretend that we were still best friends, and that she was my girl and I was her boy.
Pretending was better than knowing the truth…
I. Ruined. Us.
I had her.
I lost her.
I love her.
All I did was complicate us.
I just couldn’t stay mad at him.
He made it absolutely impossible
for me not to laugh and he knew it, too. Which only made it worse. It was like
adding fuel to the fire, making it bigger and wider with each flare of
gasoline. When I saw that he didn’t turn down my street and kept riding in the
direction of our abandoned house, I smiled.
There was no helping that either.
The times that he chose to be
with me over the boys warmed my heart, especially when he preferred me to
surfing.
We parked our bikes behind the
house and ran up the stairs. Over the last few months we had turned it into our
own little paradise, bringing blankets and pillows to throw on the floor,
candles for when it got dark, and sometimes Lucas would even bring in wood from
outside to turn on the fireplace. We had magazines, board games, snacks and
water. Everything we needed was there.
I loved it.
He handed me a bottled water to
drink and then I passed it back to him so he could, too. I laid down on the
blankets and pillows and beheld the vaulted ceilings with a content sigh.
“Whatcha’ thinkin’ about over
there?” he questioned, sitting down facing me.
“How much I love this place.”
“Good.”
“I want to get married here.”
“What?” he chuckled.
“You heard me. I want to have my
engagement party here and I want to get married here. And then I want to buy
this house and raise a family here,” I firmly stated.
“Aren’t you a little young to
think about stuff like that?”
“No. I think about stuff like
that all the time.”
“Oh yeah?”
“Mmm hmm…”
“Who you marrying?”
I immediately held his amused
gaze. “What?” It was my turn to say.
“You heard me,” he replied,
throwing my own words back at me. “Who you marrying?”
“Oh…” I breathed out. “I don’t
know.”
He raised his eyebrow but didn’t
call me out on my lie. “Don’t you think that maybe you should experience things
first?”
“How do you know I haven’t?” I
provoked, wanting to wipe the smug look off his face.
“Because I know.”
“Whatever.” I looked away.
“You want to know how I know?”
I kept my stare on the tray
ceilings, swallowing the saliva that had pooled in my mouth, and hoping that it
would calm the fluttering feeling I had suddenly formed in my belly. I shrugged
because I couldn’t speak; it would giveaway how I felt.
“I know because I would remember
it, just like I remember our first experience. The same one that’s hanging
around your neck.”
My heart pounded with each word
that fell from his mouth.
“Do you want me to?”
“Do I want you to what?” I
replied, already knowing what he meant but needing to hear him say it.
“Do you want me to kiss you?” He
paused to let his words sink in. “Really kiss you?”
My mouth parted and my chest rose
and descended with each breath I took. I found myself nodding before I gave it
anymore thought, ignoring the voice in the back of my mind that screamed at me
that this was a bad idea. He bent forward and rested on his hands and knees,
his face, his lips, coming toward me and making me tightly shut my eyes.
Waiting.
A million thoughts went through
my head, but the moment I felt his lips on mine they were all gone in an
instant…

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Nothing else mattered at that
moment.

Best Selling Author M. Robinson loves to read. She favors anything that has angst, romance, triangles, cheating, love, and of course sex! She has been reading since the Babysitters Club and R.L. Stein. She was born in New Jersey but was raised in Tampa Fl. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D in psychology, with two years left. She is married to an amazing man who she loves to pieces. They have two German Shepherd mixes and a Tabby cat.

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Re-Release – Unsettled by Alisa Mullen

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Title: Unsettled
Author: Alisa Mullen
Re-Release Date: August 20th
Synopsis:
Lizzie O’Malley, a twenty three year old free spirited young
woman, is on the run to find her purpose in life. In the summer of 2000, she
returns home to Boston, Massachusetts to begin a life that she can be proud of.
On her first night out on the town with a friend, tragedy strikes and she finds
herself the cause of emotional wreckage. Instead of dealing, she concentrates
on the man she met that first night.
Teagan Gallagher, a twenty two year old college student from
Ireland, spends the summer of 2000 in Boston, Massachusetts, working towards
his degree and partying his way through the city. One night he finds a
beautiful American girl that he is desperate to spend the summer with.
Together, Teagan and Lizzie learn the ins and outs of an
unconventional relationship. It isn’t until their relationship is in so deep
that it becomes impossible for one or the other to run away.
BUYLINKS:
Author Bio:
Alisa Mullen is the author of the Best Selling Saga, The Chosen
Series and the Best Selling psychological suspense novel, Plastic Confidence.
She is also the author of Following the Sun,77 Steps, One Missing Link,The
Business Trip, and many other short stories and novellas. She sometimes goes by
kaycee veil.
Growing up in Down East Maine, Mullen received a BA from Texas
A&M University and a MS from Our Lady of Lake University in San Antonio,
Texas. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys reading, making necklaces, and
spending time with her family.
Mullen lives in South Texas with her loving husband and their
two children.
Connect:
Twitter: @alimullenbooks
Instagram: alisamullen2015
Pinterest: Alisa Mullen
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Sneak Peek – Callisto Carvanis

Callisto Carvanis Sneak Peak

Callisto

After weeks of nothing, I’m finally back in the writing cave pumping out word after word. I started this story last year after first writing the character in Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel…I knew I wanted more of her. I just couldn’t let her go. Now she’s finally getting to tell the rest of her story aside from that small glimpse you were shown in A Prequel. There is so much more to Callisto than meets the eyes and I can’t wait to share her with the rest of the world. For now enjoy this extended sneak peek into the life of a Legacy!

From chapter 5…

Callisto took a bite of the meat and potatoes her mother had made and moan. It was so good. Say what you wanted about Reagan Carvanis but the woman could cook her butt off. Callisto hoped to one day be at least half the cook her mother was. She was slowly learning all her mother’s receipes but she doubted she cooked them as good as she did. Practice made perfect and Callisto strived for nothing but perfection since the day she was born. She had no doubts she would master the art of cooking soon as well.
“This is delicious Mother,” Callisto moaned out.
A resounding agreement was heard from her brothers and father. Her mother had seriously out done herself this time. Everything was melting in Callisto’s mouth.
“I can’t wait until you teach me this recipe. It’s one of my favorite meals.”
“You are very welcome Callisto and thank you,” Reagan said. “I’m glad you are enjoying your birthday dinner. If you think that is good, just wait until dessert.”
Callisto’s stomach rumbled in appreciation and she had to convince herself not to stuff food in her mouth faster than she’d be able to chew it. Callisto really wanted to talk about the society but her mother forbade such talk at her dinner table so they were resigned to eat in mostly silence.
“Will there still be a party tomorrow Mother,” Callisto asked to fill in the silence.
“Yes, the wives and I have set everything up. Your grandmother is very excited for it. A double birthday celebration for Christian and you. It was all we could do to keep you two a part from each other today. You’ve never went this long without being around each other.”
“I miss him terribly. I can’t wait to see him tomorrow. I want to hear all about his day since I missed the entire thing,” Callisto pouted.
“You two are awful. What ever will you do once your grown and have children of your own,” David teased.
“Our children will be the best of friends just like we are. Marriage won’t separate us from each other.”
Callisto watched as all her brothers rolled their eyes at her and went back to their dinners. They always teased her about being too attached to Christian. They didn’t know anything. Christian was hers, she just knew it.
“Leave your sister alone boys. It’s nothing wrong with her spending a lot of time with Christian. Although now that his Mooyer training will be starting in the next day or two, you won’t be spending as much time together,” Caden said.
I dropped my fork noisy on my plate.
“What do you mean I won’t get to see him?”
“Girls aren’t allowed in the society, you know that,” Reagan said.
“But why can’t we train together?”
“The training the boys receives is very different from the girls, Cal,” Caden Jr said.
“It’s not fair. I want to train with Christian. Why can’t we train together?”
“Don’t be ridiculous Callisto. Eat your food so we can open the rest of your presents,” Reagan scowled.
“NO! It’s not fair.”
Callisto picked her plate up and threw it down on the ground.

So what are you thoughts? I really hope everyone enjoys the first book in the Dark Indiscretions: Chronicles series. It is a spin-off of the Dark Indiscretions series. So far I only have four plan and Callisto’s is the only that coincides with the Dark Indiscretions timeline by the end of the book…the rest will take place before the events of Dark Indiscretions book one. They are more backstories of characters then anything else. Until next time. Now back to writing.

Dark Indiscretions Re-release

You may or may not have seen by now that I am revamping Dark Indiscretions book 1. I feel a lot of things were left out and I can honestly say I had no idea what I was doing when I first wrote it. Not only was it my first actually book (I’d only written poems and two short stories before this). I didn’t really know my world that I’d created. I kind of just went with it and lately all the pieces started fitting together into something that started to make sense. So I’ve held off on the rest of the series to go back to the beginning and flesh some things out. When it’s all said and done 8K will be added to the overall total word count. Bringing it to about 45K from it’s original 37K. Now for the most part the plot and people will stay the same but a few scenes as well as a bit of detail has been added. After thinking about it I saw that I left a lot of things out. Things that are important and I didn’t want to just randomly toss this information into the last two books of the Dark Indiscretions Series. The re-release will be Oct. 31, 2015. For now here’s a little snippet:

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UNEDITED AND SUBJECTED TO CHANGE! COPYRIGHT 2015 SHAKUITA JOHNSON

He had a spell he needed to cast before he made his move. Reinforcements would need to be summoned before he showed his hand to Jennifer. She would not expect this turn of events. Making his way to the basement of the townhouse he’d bought, he went to the giant pentagram he’d etched into the concrete. The amount of magic he was about to channel would require a few herbs to focus the energy. Could he do it without them? Absolutely, but using the herbs would make the task quicker. Raw energy channel was always risky, no matter how old and experienced the Mystic doing the channeling was. And resurrecting people took even more energy and focus.
Going over to his impressive bookshelf, he looked through them all until he found the one he’d written centuries ago. It had the spell that would help him do this summoning right the first time. Looking over what he’d written he went over to his herb cabinet and pulled down some anise, gardenia, and thistle. They were good for conjuring the dead. The spell would make them whole again once the herb mixture summoned them to him. He took down a bowl and crushed the herbs up inside it. After sprinkling a bit of oil over them he struck a match and threw it in. Gently picking the bowl up, he walked back over to the pentagram and put the bowl in the center.
The smoke started to thicken as the herbs burned. Her started to slowly fan the smoke out from the bowl with his hands. Thinking of those he wished to summon until their shapes started to form around the circle. Once he could clearly see their confused spirits, he stood up tall and put as much of his power behind his words as he could.

Blood of my blood
Mind to mind
Ripped from your bodies
Now turned to spirit
My power calls to thee
Come back and follow me
Taken from this world too soon
Now on this day of a crescent moon
I nearby grant you all your power
So come and reclaim what was taken in your weaken hour
Revenge is close, within your grasp
Snatch it quick or for the opportunity is fast

Or something like that. He was never good at the writing spells part. He preferred just blasting raw power into his enemies. Once Jennifer was his he’d make her write him better spells. For now he stood by and watched his handiwork. The spell worked and that was all that matter. Jennifer wouldn’t know what hit her.

What I’ve Read Lately

In the last few weeks I’ve reread Son of No One by Sherrilyn Kenyon in preparation for Dragonbane and I’ve read Magic Breaks before Magic Shifts by Ilona Andrews came out and I’ve gotta tell you I think I hyped myself up to the point where while reading the new releases I was expecting something different than what was given. Don’t get me wrong the Dark Hunter series and Kate Daniels are one of my all time favorite series but both of these books were a solid 3 for me. That’s Dragonbane and Magic Shifts. Magic Shifts read as more of a transition book for the new direction the story arc would be heading since technically Magic Breaks could have been done in a way to end the series. While the rise of the dragons first book also seemed like a way to introduce this newest story arc as well. I’ll admit although I have a great love for myths I’m beginning to become extremely confused from all the mythos surrounding the Dark Hunter world. It’s just so much and it’s like I need a cheat sheet the further we get into it. All these different destinies and end of the world prophecies are starting to make my head hurt. Now I will be reading the next books in these series but am I as excited as I used to be? Will I be pre-ordering as soon as the button to do so becomes available? No to both questions. It could also stem from my mild reader’s funk that I’ve been having but I did catch up on Sherrilyn’s The League series and I gotta say I’m super pumped for Fain’s story. Although I’m a bit confused from the past to present thing and who’s related to who, it’s a much simpler storyline to follow than the Dark Hunters at the moment. There is a war and only one side is going to be able to win. Whether that side is the League or the Sentella that’s still yet to be determined. But each side is gunning for the other with everything they have and then some.

As an avid Paranormal/Urban Fantasy lover, I’m surprised at how much I enjoy the Sci Fi genre as well but it’s probably because I view it as a sort of futuristic paranormal world with an added bonus of alien. I’m also a huge Mercy Thompson, Pride Series, BDB, Alpha and Omega, IAD, and just about anything else paranormal and urban fantasy there is fan. I’m eagerly awaiting the next installments in all of these series and probably have them all either on my wishlist or preordered. So  what are some of your favorites and what did you think of the latest installments of Dark Hunters and Kate Daniels?

LOST: Motivation

As I work on the rewrite of my first book ever published, in the mist of all that has been thrown my way this summer I’ve lost my motivation. The drive or spark is gone. Not sure if it will even come back. I can’t focus enough to see if the voices are gone, as personal issues have either drowned them out or they’ve gone silent. Either way it sucks. Hell it’s all I can do to muster up the brain and willpower to write this blog post. I’ve taken breaks, I tried to read for clarity, and I’ve even watched a movie or five. Still nada. Zip. Zero. Worse part, I’m not even freaking out about the voices in my head going rouge. I still have a series to finish, a new one to start, and countless other WIPs that have one to three chapters written. Obviously my brain needs this little break from reality and I can only hope once I get my mojo back it will all have been worth it in the end. I really want to be writing but I also don’t want to force out nonsense just to say I am writing. IF that makes sense. This summer has been one of the hardest so far and I can only hope I can hold on to my sanity for the next 5 1/2 weeks until we transition into the fall and school starts back up. Hopefully you writers out there are having better luck than me as I know a lot of you are also participating in NaNo this month as well. Anyways, here’s to August! May you breeze by and September be upon us before you know it!

And So She Waited Excerpt Reveal

EXCERPT REVEAL & SALE
TITLE: AND SO SHE WAITED
AUTHOR: Shakuita Johnson
SYNOPSIS:
**Mature audiences only 18+…contains darker elements and no
HEAs**
This is not a story about love, but a story about how love can
consume you. Heart, body, and soul. A story of loving someone so much that the
love you feel harms you.
Have you ever loved someone so much, that before you realized
it, they owned half of your soul?
Raven Sinclair’s first love had always been ballet until she met
Remy Peters. She fell hard and she fell fast and never looked back. He was
everything she always believed she wanted but he had other plans.
Remy Peters didn’t believe in love and he wasn’t looking for it.
He just wanted to have a good time in between classes and swim team. He’s been
seeing Raven for over a year and a half and he’s not sure how it’s lasted this
long. It’s not like he’s made any commitments but when he stumbles on the
prettiest girl he’s ever seen, he knows it’s time to let Raven go.
Matthew Masterson has loved Raven since he first saw her in
ballet class when they were five. They have been best friends ever since and
he’s not content to stay there. He sees Remy for who he really is and wastes no
time in telling Raven every chance he gets but is Raven his happy ever after or
does fate have other plans?
Love, lies, and obsession…three lives bound by twisted desires
for what they can’t have.
EXCERPT:
Remy Peters felt her arms wrap tightly around him, and a playful
nip on his shoulder. He smiled to himself but made no indication that he was
awake. A cute little growl sounded behind him and he could no longer hold in
his laughter.
“You think you’re so cute, dontcha, Remy
Peters?” Casey Summers scolded.
Casey was a gorgeous little blonde with bright
blue-green eyes. She was petite and extremely laid back. She knew what the
score was and didn’t mind Remy being himself. She also didn’t try to make him
do any more than he wanted to. She never asked him to commit, and didn’t hound
him. Just the way he liked it.
His laughing ended when he heard his phone
chirp from the nightstand. That sobered him right up. Raven. It couldn’t
have been anyone but her. It had always been her, for the last year and
a half now. He sighed and snatched the phone. He didn’t know what her deal was.
They just hung out from time to time. Nothing more. At least he hadn’t led her
to believe that there was anything more than when he had time to stop by.
Morning babe. Have a great day! XOXO Miss you…
“Let me guess. It’s Raven,” Casey said.
“Why don’t you just tell her the truth?”
“There’s nothing to tell. She’s not my
girlfriend,” Remy said.
“It’s been a year and a half. Either just
be with her or let her go. Stop jerking her chain.”
“Oh, you’re concerned now? Doesn’t stop
you from coming over, so mind your own business.”
“Whatever, I’m going to shower.
Asshole.”
Remy didn’t need a damn lecture. He hadn’t
made any commitments. He was a free bird.
Ding.
He picked up the phone again to read the
message.
Hey babe…you awake yet?
Well, if he hadn’t texted her back the first
time, what the hell did she think? He placed the phone back on the dresser and
decided to catch a shower with Casey. The phone started ringing on his way in
but he ignored it. It was just Raven, and he didn’t feel like talking right
now. He had other plans and they involved Casey, naked.
***
Remy emerged from the bathroom fully dressed,
in a comfortable pair of faded blue jeans and a cool graphic tee. Casey had
rushed out of his apartment with the promise to call later, but it didn’t
matter if she did or didn’t. That was the great thing about no expectations and
no commitments.
Remy picked up his phone and noticed a
voicemail from Raven. He would see her at school no doubt, so he didn’t bother
calling or texting back. He was sure she would be sending another message
shortly anyway. If he didn’t have the occasional feelings for her, he would
have ended it months ago. She was getting way too clingy. He honestly didn’t
know why he hadn’t stopped talking to her yet.
He checked his watch and realized he had
lingered too long. Damn. Late again. He was glad that he had no classes with
Raven this year. He liked to keep their contact to weekends, preferably when no
one knew. There was no way he’d ever take her out during the day, let alone at
night. Sometimes she’d approach him when he was with his friends, and that
would really set him off. He wasn’t ashamed of her but he didn’t want people
thinking they were serious. Nor did he want to be leashed and collared. He was
a free bird, and Raven was too clingy. She hadn’t started off that way, but she
definitely was now.
“I’ve got to stop this before it blows
way out of control,” Remy said out loud.
Problem was, he had no idea how to get out of
the mess it took him a year and a half to get into. He would have to ask his
buddies what they thought he should do.
As Remy locked his apartment door and headed
to his car, his phone went off again.
Ding.
Please call me. I’m starting to worry. You
never came over last night, plus we need to talk.
Remy grimaced. What had he gotten himself into with this girl?
It never got to this point with anyone else. Did she not know how to keep
things causal and fun? He did not want a girlfriend, ever. He’d never had one
and he didn’t plan on having one any time soon. He was only a sophomore in
college, for god’s sake. He had years ahead of him before he was ready to
settle down with one girl. Only until grad school would he even consider
getting serious with someone. The two of them were just going to have to sit
down and have a long talk. She would either get on board or find someone else
to obsess over. It could not be him.
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AUTHOR BIO:
Shakuita Johnson is a 30-year-old Psychology major. When she
isn’t going to school or working, she is doing what she loves most. Writing.
She started writing in middle school. She would write poetry in her room or the
middle of the night. Then she was introduced to short stories in a creative
writing course her senior year. Her love for paranormal and supernatural
started with R.L. Stine Goosebumps books and TV shows, Anne Rice Vampire
Chronicles, and Christopher Pike books. She is an avid reader with over 100
books on her bookshelf and 1000 plus on her iPad. She also loved to watch
Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her mom.
Dark Indiscretions is her first novel and is a Paranormal
Thriller. She has followed it up with Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed,
Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel, Dark Indiscretions: Seer Destined and Rumspringa
(Dark Indiscretions #3.5).
She also released her Dark Romance which has a bit of suspense
entitled And So She Waited.
She is currently working on her first erotica serial Kiss and
Tell: Encounters of a Prostitute and the final two Dark Indiscretions books.
CONNECT WITH SHAKUITA:
Take a look at the blurb on my blog http://www.dark-indiscretions.com

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Cover Reveal – Forever: A Lobster Kind of Love by Jody Pardo and Jennifer Tocheny


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Forever:
A Lobster Kind of Love
Cover
Reveal: May 21, 2015

Release
Date: June 9, 2015
Cover
Photography by Shelton Cole of SC Photo AZ
Cover
Design by Justin Temporando of Ready, Set, Edit
Male Cover
Model: Craig Geirish

Female
Cover Model: Jami Watts aka Jurnee Lane
 
Synopsis:
When a drunk truck driver claimed Lydia’s
husband and son, her world shattered. The small town that once embraced her was
now her personal hell. She made the decision to leave her hometown of Nazareth,
Pennsylvania and move to Eastport, Maine, to start over in the last happy place
she ever knew.
When the sea tried to claim Ryan, he was left a
broken man. Starting over in a wheelchair was the last thing he expected to do.
Ryan was born to be a lobster fisherman, not a buoy. When Lydia became his home
care nurse, he never expected her to be the light at the end of his tunnel.
Will their broken hearts survive a second
chance or will they remain locked in their cages?
Lobsters mate for life. Lobster love is
forever.

 

About the
Authors:
 
Jody Pardo…
Born and raised
in New York City, Jody is an only child of an English professor. After
9/11/2001 and a line of duty injury, she left her role as an EMT with FDNY-EMS for a quieter life. She pursued Bachelor’s degrees in Molecular Biosciences and English. Her
love of books and introduction to the Indie book world led to many wonderful
friendships including Jennifer Tocheny and the drive to write and publish was
ignited. Jody loves to travel and meet new people and has lived in four states
and has visited 48 out of 50 US states.
Still a
resident of New York City, Jody is an Executive Assistant at a design firm and
single mom to her daughter Ariel Elizabeth and her two cats, Bullet and Oreo.
 
Follow Jody Pardo on Social Media…
Instagram: @AuthorJodyPardo
Twitter: @JodyPardo
Email: AuthorJodyPardo@gmail.com
Jennifer
Tocheny…
Jennifer is
a resident of Nazareth, Pennsylvania, where this book originates, and works full time as a home care nurse. Jennifer has been a LPN since 1998. She has always been an avid reader and enjoys book signings, flea markets, going to the beach, spending time with family and friends, and road trips. When this crazy idea was born one Saturday afternoon, Jenn
switched gears from reader to writer.

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Jenn has
been married for 11 years to Chris Tocheny and they have a 6 year old son,
Logan who loves moose.
 
Follow Jennifer Tocheny on social media…

Release Day Blitz – Untamed and Unleashed Paranormal Twists Anthology by Niquel, Suzy Ayers, S.L. Bull, Ron Stelle, L.M. Adams, E.L.R. Jones, Candy O’Donnell, Shakuita Johnson, Kelsey D. Garmendia, Heaven Lyanne Flores, and Ashley Renee Phillips

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Title: Untamed and Unleashed Paranormal Twists Anthology
Authors: Niquel, Suzy Ayers, S.L. Bull, Ron Stelle, L.M. Adams, E.L.R. Jones, Candy O’Donnell, Shakuita Johnson, Kelsey D. Garmendia, Heaven Lyanne Flores, and Ashley Renee Phillips
Price: $0.99
Release Date: May 16, 2015
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Stories Include:
Into The Woods
By Niquel
Silent Stalker
By Suzy Ayers
UnLeeshed
By S.L. Bull
Eternal Nightshade
By Ron Stelle
Echoes of Time – Thread of Life
By L.M. Adams
My Fairy Darkness
By E.L.R. Jones
New Year’s Eve at the Blue Moon Cemetery
By Ron Stelle
Under The Bed
By Candy O’Donnell
The Willing Witness
By Shakuita Johnson
The Good Doctor
By Kelsey D. Garmendia
Bitten Pain
By Heaven Lyanne Flores
Charlie’s Bear
By Ashley Renee Phillips

Synopsis

1.
Author: Shakuita Johnson
Title: The Willing Witness
Synopsis:
Aubrey Jacobs, child genius, and aspiring lawyer, came from a very wealth family in Boston, MA. She had the perfect life and she believed in justice at all costs. On the way to her dorm room after another all-nighter spent in the library, she witnesses the murder of a seemingly random college kid. With her thirst for justice she contacts the police and tells them everything she saw and heard. Unknowingly to her, she just happened to witnesses an underground rivalry not many know about. With her life now on the line, because of her upcoming testimony that could put away a criminal from a family the police have been watching for years but could never pin anything on, Aubrey has been whisked away to the middle of no where New Mexico under the Witness Protection Program.
Nicholas Jennings had always been faster, could see better, could hear better, and could smell better than anyone else he knew. Raised by a single Father after his Mother dropped him off at his doorstep over 21 years ago. Because of his superior skills he was able to be one of the youngest United States Marshals. His first assignment was Aubrey Jacobs. As soon as he laid eyes on her something wild and primal called to him. He wasn’t sure what it was and he didn’t like it. A Marshall wasn’t supposed to develop feelings for his witness.
When people show up unexpectedly looking for Aubrey, not only does she get the shock of her life by being introduced to a whole new world she never knew possible, but so does Nicholas.
2.
Author: Ron StelleTitle: Eternal Nightshade
Synopsis
Dean Landry wakes up from a hell of a binge and sees he is sitting on a cave floor with the woman he has been lusting after for months lying next to him. The last thing he remembers is finishing his last set with his rock band “Eternal Nightshade,” where he plays the drums, and seeing Brandy and her ever present companions Lucinda and Marcus come into the “Boathouse” club. Following his erotic impulse’s he goes with the three mysterious friends out to a nightclub in an expansive cave on the California coastline. But this is no ordinary club, no, this is a club that only opens yearly on All Hallows’ Eve. Once their Dean sees that there are many other folks invited to this party. Little do these hapless mortals know but the fact is the eternal are looking for a few additions to there lot and a few meals to their souls…
3.
Author: E. L. R. Jones
Title: My Fairy Darkness
Synopsis:
There are those that believe that fairies are cute, dainty, little creatures that can be held in the palm of their hand. This is a gross misconception. We don’t flit around, spread pixie dust or any other crap like that. I, for one, wouldn’t be caught dead in those skimpy, slutty, attention grabbing outfits that she parades around in. We definitely aren’t off spreading love and whatever else that little twit stands for. I am nobody’s Tinkerbell.
Who I am is the reason for this tale? It wasn’t supposed to be like this. I didn’t think that it would get this bad. Yet, here I sit. I am sitting at the head of the table, watching an annoying little man make his way to the elders of our community to inform them of something I already know about. If I weren’t who I was, then I would’ve left already. Unfortunately, I am who I am and I have to give a damn.
I’m called Sapphire to those that know death and evil.
Arabella Gwin is a fairy unlike any other. This particular fairy would carve her name in your chest if you remotely asked about Neverland or Peter Pan. She lives a dangerous life until she has an unexpected meeting with Cobalt. What happens next even she couldn’t anticipate.
4.
Author: Kelsey D. Garmendia
Title: The Good Doctor
Synopsis:
Doctor Stevenson was at the top of his 1949 graduating class. His work as a doctor and scientist on stem cell research had the potential to be lifesaving for people nationwide—except for his young son.
After developing a rare blood disease at the age of five, his son died within a few months. The research gained from his loss won the doctor a spot in a Chicago hospital dedicated to experimental treatments for diseases like his son had. Though he would never be able to benefit from his research, the doctor hoped the new job would mend his family’s grief. That’s when the headaches started.
Brain cancer was eating away at him. Chemo was his only option. They said his life would get better. They said the treatment would work. But Doctor Stevenson knew his biological clock would fizz out one way or another—unless he could find a way to keep it ticking trapped in one of his patients’ bodies.
5.
Author: Suzy Ayers
Title: Silent Stalker
Synopsis:
Patricia Sinclair lives every day in debilitating abuse from her husband, Brad. She’s been trying to protect her three young children and an event brings her daily struggle with anxiety to a head. With the police not being extremely helpful, she is faced with the fear of trying to locate her children that he has kidnapped.
Patty has bumped into this “man” and she continues to sense more of this presence since she finds herself floundering and angry with the police for not being more useful. He has been lingering, and it both calms and arouses her. Calms her, because he claims that he will help her; arouses her,because she has not been touched by a man in many years and his feather-like touches are enough to send her off he edge. Her mind is clouded by her: desires, fears, and her duties.
6. Author: Candy O’Donnell
Title: Under The Bed
Synopsis:
After moving into a new house, in a new town, Alexander soon realizes things about the old place are strange. After experiencing unexplained activity such as dark shadows, an odd personality disorder with his younger brother, Gabe, Alexander finds himself on the hunt to find the answers to what is causing these things. When Gabe disappears, Alexander will go to any length to find Gabe, even it is takes him under the bed to find him.
7. Author: L.M Adams
Title: Echoes of Time – Thread of Life
Synopsis:
My name is Desmona Thompson, a fortuneteller by trade, most days. I dabble in this and that, whatever really, just to make rent.
Up until a few months ago I worked for the FBI as a consultant on what is affectionately known as the Spook Squad. Ritual murders and mass suicides is the usual flavor. All in the name of some archaic god or another, the Spook Squad mops up the mess, and it is usually – a mess. It’s a bloody job they do, don’t know how they sleep to be honest, I have trouble most days.
More often than not I’m called in for my extensive knowledge in the occult and my other less recognized abilities. Can’t really put on my application, ability to read memories, I’d be put into the crazy bin.
I live my life day in day out, hunting an answer a question so large I dare not speak it, but must. How do I, Desmona Thompson save the world?
8. Author: Heaven Lyanne Flores
Title: Bitten Pain
Synopsis:
Killing was in Celesta Redmen’s blood. For generations, the war between witches and werewolves had been passed down. Protect the coven and kill the wolves—until the day Celesta survived being bitten. Now, the only thing Celesta knows is running. But will her coven or the wolves reach her before she can escape?
9. S.L. Bull
Title: UnLeeshed
Synopsis:
Bayne is a vampire who isn’t ready to settle down. Leesha is a shifter with attachment issues. Nova is a human police officer trying to figure out who is behind the string of murders that follow everywhere Bayne goes.
10. Niquel
Title: Into The Woods
Synopsis:
Amber Richardson used to be your typical fourteen-year-old girl. She was bright, funny, and well educated. She also took her school work very seriously. She had just entered her last year of junior high, and was excited about the road ahead.
Everything was going well, until a terrible accident on her bus ride home changed her life forever. She’d spend the next several months trying to recover from a coma and the permanent effects from it.
While in the hospital, she acquired a new friend named Kira. She couldn’t respond to anyone but her at first, and couldn’t understand why—until Kira helped her. Kira was able to open her eyes again and once she did, she revealed that she was in fact a ghost and needed Amber to help set her free.
Amber felt so grateful for the help that she decided she would do whatever it took to help Kira and accepted her role as “The Savior”. Surrounded by evil spirits, and threats to her family and friends, how would Amber pull off the ultimate deadly task and get Kira into the woods?
11. Ron Stelle
Title:
Synopsis: New Year’s Eve at the Blue Moon Cemetery
It was New Years Eve and Pete Johnson and his brother Monty are having a blast with their favorite girls, Melissa and Cindy. The clock has struck Twelve and the kisses have been given when a friend of the group dares them to go up to the old Blue Moon Cemetery to see a supposed “Floating Flame.” The group, being somewhat inebriated, agree to go. When they get there what started out as a fun dare soon becomes a real nightmare…
12. Ashley Renee Phillips
Title: Charlie’s Bear
Synopsis:
 Charlie’s life was never an easy road. Growing up, all she wanted was a normal life and a normal boyfriend but when her sister’s car breaks down on the mean streets of Laredo with no way home, her life changed forever. The handsome stranger who helped the sister’s in their time of need held secrets not even Charlie was sure she could handle. Does she accept Brendon for who and what he is, or does she run away and never look back?

giveaway

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anthology

About the author

Niquel

 

https://www.facebook.com/author.niquel
www.twitter.com/authorniquel
www.authorniquel.com

http://www.amazon.com/Niquel/e/B00HWDF0CQ

 

Suzy Ayers

 

Website
Facebook

Twitter

Amazon

 

S.L. Bull

 

https://www.facebook.com/authorslbull

 

Ron Stelle

 

https://www.facebook.com/stellerbooks

http://ronstelle.simpl.com/index.html

https://twitter.com/RonStelle

http://www.amazon.com/Ron-Stelle/e/B008C8R65O

 

L.M. Adams

 

https://www.facebook.com/twistedeventide

https://www.facebook.com/wyckedink

https://twitter.com/TwistedEventid3

http://www.twistedeventide.com/

http://www.amazon.com/L.M.-Adams/e/B00GW3XUGK

 

E.L.R. Jones

 

https://www.facebook.com/elrjonesauthor

https://twitter.com/elrjones

http://elrjonesauthor.webs.com/

http://www.amazon.com/E.-L.R.-Jones/e/B00FO8Y6E4

 

Candy O’Donnell

 

https://www.facebook.com/AuthorCandyODonnell

http://authorcandydonnell.blogspot.com/

http://www.twitter.com/Candyodonnell

http://www.amazon.com/Candy-ODonnell/e/B009ZC4YI8/ref=sr_ntt_srch_lnk_1?qid=1416072054&sr=1-1

 

 

Shakuita Johnson

 

http://www.facebook.com/shakuitajohnson

http://www.authorshakuitajohnson.com

http://www.twitter.com/sljay1184

http://www.amazon.com/Shakuita-Johnson/e/B00H5FFA4O

 

Kelsey D. Garmendia

 

Official Website
Twitter
Facebook Page

http://www.amazon.com/Kelsey-Garmendia/e/B00JAFY8SG

 

Heaven Lyanne Flores

 

https://www.facebook.com/authorheavenlyanne

 

Ashley Renee Phillips

 

https://www.facebook.com/TexasShifterSeries

https://twitter.com/dordo101