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My very first book signing event in Canada

I am very excited to go to Canada next month for a book signing event. I am so excited that one of my favorite author Ms. Chelle Bliss is attending. I really adore and loved her books. I have read most of her books. Meeting her in person is a dream come true for a book reader like me.

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We have this shirt available to order for the said event. I ordered mine but need to send it back. The design of the shirt is beautiful. I do not like the size and it is way too big on me. I am very excited to get a different style and size. It should be there before the book event.

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My husband will drive me to Canada. I am not sure if two of my kids will come with us. I know that my daughter will come. She is always my side kick with the book events I attended in our local library. She evens wanted to own her shirt from the said event.

Assata Shakur Book By Barbara Casey

Book Description:

In May 1973, Assata Olugbala Shakur was involved in a shootout on the New Jersey Turnpike in which she was accused of killing New Jersey State Trooper Werner Foerster and assaulting Trooper James Harper. This resulted in her indictment of first-degree murder of Foerster and seven other felonies related to the shootout. A member of the Black Panther Party, she became a prime target of the Federal Bureau of Investigations Counterintelligence Program. When she joined the Black Liberation Army and went into hiding, between 1973 and 1977, she was placed on the FBI’s Most Wanted List for three bank robberies, the kidnapping and murder of two drug dealers, and the attempted murder of two New Jersey police officers.

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In March 1977 Assata Shakur was convicted of murdering state trooper Werner Forrester and was imprisoned. Two years later she broke out of the maximum-security wing of Clinton Correctional Facility in New Jersey, pistol in hand, as she and three cohorts sped out of the prison grounds. In 1984 she was granted political asylum in Cuba where she has lived ever since. On May 2, 2013, the FBI added her to the Most Wanted Terrorist List, the first woman to be listed. Assata Shakur: A 20th Century Escaped Slave is the story of Assata Shakur, before she became a fugitive and since.

I rated this book 4 ****’s 

Assata Shakur’s life will keep you breathless  
 
This is my second book that I read from the author Ms. Barbara Casey. Just like my first book, I also loved reading the life and legacy of Assata Shakur. 
 
I loved to watch documentary especially about criminals on TV. It intrigues me and there is something unique about learning profile of criminals. Capturing them from the best authorities even mesmerizes me. 
 
Reading this book not only you learned from history but usually how Assata Shakur’s life from the beginning to the end as being fugitive. What I loved about her is? She will not allow anybody to step on her toes because she is a black woman. This girl is feisty and loved her even more. 

History is a beautiful subject to learned so as this book. It is educational, thrilling at the same time phenomenal. Life is about experienced and this book will teaches you a lot more life itself. I loved that this book is about woman fugitive. It seldom happen that a woman is a fugitive and even captured my mind to read it even more.

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Author’s Bio:

Barbara Casey is the author of several award-winning novels for both adults and young adults, as well as book-length works of nonfiction true crime and numerous articles, poems, and short stories. Her previous nonfiction true crime work, Kathryn Kelly: The Moll behind Machine Gun Kelly, has been optioned for a major film and television series. In addition to her own writing, she is an editorial consultant for independent publishers and writers, and president of the Barbara Casey Agency, established in 1995, representing authors throughout the United States, Great Britain, Canada, and Japan. Barbara lives on a mountain in Georgia with her husband and three dogs who adopted her: Benton, a hound-mix; Fitz, a miniature dachshund; and Gert, a Jack Russel terrier of sorts.

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How did you do research for your book?

Since this book is nonfiction, it was necessary to do a lot of research. It was made even more difficult by the fact that no other book has been written about Joanne Chesimard aka Assata Shakur other than her own autobiography. Because of her activities in the Black Panthers and the Black Liberation Movement, as well as the numerous crimes she supposedly committed, I was able to uncover a lot of information through interviews, court transcripts, newspapers, birth records, FBI documents, and writings of her associates who were involved with her in criminal activities.

What was the most difficult part to write in your book?

In writing about Assata Shakur, I wanted to present all of the evidence and facts about her life objectively and without bias. This was extremely difficult because of the crimes she committed and her behavior throughout her trials. I believe I succeeded, however, in writing a comprehensive biography that will allow the readers to make their own judgments of Assata Shakur.

In the title of your book you make a reference to Assata Shakur as being “a 20th century escaped slave.” How did you come up with this idea?

Throughout her life, Assata Shakur thought of herself as a slave in a white man’s society. When she escaped from prison, she once again referred to herself as a slave who had escaped. It just seemed appropriate to make that my sub title.

What made you write a book about Assata Shakur?

Until recently, all of my books have been fiction—novels written for adults and young adults. Last year I wrote my first book of nonfiction—Kathryn Kelly: The Moll behind Machine Gun Kelly, and it has been quite successful. In fact, it has been optioned for a major film and TV series. So when our government relaxed its closed-door policy with Cuba, the country to where Assata Shakur has been living in exile, I thought it would make an interesting book to look into her life.

Where do you get inspiration for your stories?

Inspiration for my stories comes in many forms. Many of my novels—such as The Cadence of Gypsies and The Wish Rider, the first two books in The F.I.G. Mystery Seriesstarted out as a single line of poetry. From that I have developed The F.I.G. Mystery Series. Inspiration for my adult novel, The House of Kane, which was considered for a Pulitzer nomination, came to me because of my many years of working in the publishing industry. Probably the most unusual inspiration came to me when I wrote The Gospel According to Prissy, also a novel for adults. It is the story of a child who was born with the gift of prophecy and I first got the idea after reading an article in the newspaper of a five-year-old child who preached the gospel.

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Red-Tailed Hawk Book By Nancy Schoellkopf

When Mariah Easter encounters a large hawk in her urban midtown neighborhood, her father Charlie is concerned. He can see a wild and mystical path opening before his daughter, a path he himself would never be able to resist. The hawk soon reappears: engraved with its twin on a golden thimble that has been an Easter family heirloom for generations. After the thimble is stolen at a funeral reception, Mariah and her mother Samantha set off on a road trip to find it, a journey that will bring healing to the grieving family and change Mariah’s life forever.

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Red-tailed Hawk is a coming of age story, the tale of a young woman’s quest to discover the source of her own longing and to understand the mystical legacy of her family.

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I rated this book 4 ****’s 

It’s magical, adventurous and healing is so powerful once you let it go

I have seen hawk at the zoo before but never that closed. I have also seen hawk flying over our chicken coop but am not sure if it is a red-tailed hawk. I know I am mesmerized especially how it spread its wings flying up in the sky searching for food.

This book is magical. I know that I believed in magic as well. It mesmerizes you when you read this book.

It is also adventurous. Mariah and her family never had an adventure of their lives like this. It is fun driving to different States and learned exciting places to explore.

It has also the power of healing and let it go. Mariah at 17 years old. She is very smart and fearful and adventurous and willing to experienced life oh her own but her mother thinks she is not ready spread her own wings. Healing is so powerful once you let go.

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Nancy Schoellkopf is the author of Yellow-billed Magpie, the first in her Easter Family series. Nancy has been telling stories and writing poems for many lifetimes. It goes without saying that she’d need a second income, so this time around she has happily taught amazing children in special education classes in two urban school districts in Sacramento, California. A full time writer now, she enjoys lavishing attention on her cats, her garden, and her intriguing circle of family and friends.

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Father Book by Clarissa Wild

 

 

 

Title: Father
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Taboo Romance
Release Date: April 25, 2017
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Confess your sin. People call me Father, but I prefer Frank because I’m the worst preacher you’ll ever meet.Days spent completely wasted pull a number on you, especially when you’ve got a truckload of baggage that comes with it.

Until this beautiful girl in the back of the church takes my breath away.

…And we end up committing sacrilege in the confessional.

Did I mention I’m filthy?

Bad doesn’t even begin to describe me, and after one taste of what she’s got to offer, I want more.

Too bad having a dirty mind isn’t the only thing we’ve got in common…

Our past is laced with sin. 

Author’s Note: This book is not for everyone. It’s raw. It’s vulgar. It’s downright offensive. But it’s oh so damn delicious with a capital D. If you are easily offended or prudish, please don’t read this book. But if you like a bit of humor mixed in with raunchiness and brawling, you’ll love this book.

Contains disturbing situations, strong language, and graphic violence.

I rated this book 5 sinfully delicious stars

Why temptation is so irresistible

This book reminds me of a very handsome priest back in my hometown. When he serves the mass, the church is always full. God not only he is handsome but has the sexy voice too.

Well, bless me Father Frank because I have sinned in the eyes of God. I hope that he will forgives me but Father you are so irresistible. The temptation is way too strong.

Lord have mercy! This book is so funny, full of twist at the same time hotness way overload. I really enjoyed reading this book and forget how many times I need to go to the bathroom to take care of business lol.

This is my new favorite book from Ms. Clarissa Wild. She blew my mind as always. Diego is as sweet as candy, that kid is hilarious. There are several moments that you will hold on to your e-reader. There so many mind blowing scenes that you will adore more of the author’s writing.

Love forgives and moves on. Love is sacrifice and Father Frank will do that to his loved-ones to repent his sins. Father is a must read book and highly recommend it if you like to temptation.

 

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She smiles again and bites her lip, looking at me with those dreamy eyes. Gosh, I wanna kiss her so badly. And then I figure … why not?So I grab her face and pull her close until our lips touch and our mouths lock. I can’t help but smile as I kiss her because every second I taste her on my lips is another win.

She’s everything I ever wanted, and I think I’m only just beginning to understand what this means for me. For us. For the future.

When our lips unlatch, her face still hovers so close to mine. I can feel her hot breath on my skin, and it makes me wanna do all the dirty stuff I promised the nurses I wouldn’t. The question is: Would anyone notice if we did?

“I know what you’re thinking, and the answer is no,” she quips, putting up a finger.

“Aw … c’mon.” I sigh.

“No! This is a hospital, for crying out loud.” She snorts. “But I’m glad your dick still works perfectly fine.”

“You can break my bones and shoot me down, but nothing will ever stop this monster dick from getting stiff as a rod, trust me.”

She snorts, and I kiss her again for good measure, tasting the sweetness that is her mouth so I can remember it while I’m stuck in this stupid hospital bed and she’s gone home.

“Ugh … I wish I could stay,” she murmurs against my lips.

“Can’t you?”

“I’m not a patient, remember?”

“You could be. There’s an empty bed. I’ll kick Carl out.”

She sniggers from my comment. “You’ll be out in no time.”

“And what then?” I ask. “Are you coming to live with me in the church or …?”

“No, thanks. I don’t wanna get killed by Margaret. Or worse … give her a heart attack.”

“Heart attack?” I frown.

“She’d die of one if she caught us having sex one more time.”

I laugh. “Well, she’ll just have to deal with that then. I mean, c’mon, a man’s got his needs, right? She knows that.”

“Does she even like me?” she asks, toying with my hair.

“Of course, she does.” I grab her hand and kiss the back. “You like me … so she likes you too. The two go hand in hand.”

“Really?” She raises a brow. “Because I know what we did last time we were there, and it wasn’t pretty.”

“We’ll be more … secretive from now on,” I muse, biting my lip. “And I can’t wait to defile the church all over again.” I grunt and pull her onto the bed with me, smashing my lips to hers, fiercely taking her.

I can’t help myself. It’s just the way I am. A needy asshole who can’t get enough of her.

“Stop,” she murmurs, grinning. “We have to behave.”

“For now. But wait until I’m outta here. Then we’ll see how bad I can get.”

“Who says I wanna?”

“Don’t lie to yourself,” I tease, poking her in the belly. “You and I both know you want me.”

“Fine.” She rolls her eyes. “I’ll take you back, but …” She pushes me back with a flat hand. “You still have some making up and groveling to do, Mister.”

With a lopsided smile, I say, “Call me Father Frank … and I’ll make you confess all your sins.”

 

Author Bio

Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author, best known for the dark Romance novel Mr. X. Her novels include the Fierce Series, the Delirious Series, Stalker Duology, Twenty-One (21), Ultimate Sin, VIKTOR, and Bad Teacher. She is also a writer of erotic romance such as the Blissful Series, The Billionaire’s Bet series, and the Enflamed Series. She is an avid reader and writer of sexy stories about hot men and feisty women. Her other loves include her furry cat friend and learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, reading tons of books and cooking her favorite meals.

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Truly, Madly, Whiskey Book by Melissa Foster


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A new, emotionally riveting, sexy standalone romance by New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster. Watch mysteriously sexy Bear Whiskey claw his way to his happily ever after with sassy, rebellious Crystal Moon.

In TRULY, MADLY, WHISKEY…

Eight months is a long damn time to have the hots for a woman who keeps a guy at arm’s length. But Crystal Moon is no ordinary woman. She’s a sinfully sexy, sass-mouthed badass, and the subject of Bear Whiskey’s midnight fantasies. She’s also one of his closest friends.

Just when Crystal thinks she has her life under control, scorching-hot, possessive, aggressive, and fiercely loyal Bear pushes all her sexual buttons, relentless in his pursuit to make her his.

The more Bear pushes, the hotter their passion burns, unearthing memories for Crystal that are best kept buried. But there’s no stopping the collision of her past and present, catapulting the two lovers down an emotionally charged road that has them questioning all they thought they knew about themselves.

I rated this book 5 *****’s

Love is patience 
 
I am truly and madly in-love with Bear. My goodness this man has the longest patience over the entire men universe. Love is patience is what his motto is. It is all worth in the end. 
 
He is very funny, persistence and panty melting drop dead handsome. I cannot believed Crystal makes him suffer that long.  This is one roller coaster  book of emotions to read. It is very emotional.  
 
It is one of the best book I read this month. I think I need to reread it again.

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Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes sexy and heartwarming contemporary romance, new adult romance (M/F, M/M, F/F), romantic suspense, thrillers, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Melissa’s emotional journeys are lovingly erotic and always family oriented. Her books have been recommended by USA Today’s book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the World Literary Café. When she’s not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success.

Melissa has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Her interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

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Yellow-billed Magpie Book By Nancy Schoellkopf

Book Description:

Unlike their black-billed cousins, yellow-billed magpies are rarely found outside California’s central valley. So when they begin showing up in Samantha O’Malley’s dreams, she wonders: are they calling me home?

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Disappointed by failed fertility treatments and the break-up of her marriage, Samantha returns to her home town and slips into old habits, resuming her teaching career, even hooking up with an old lover. But she also renews her friendship with Craig, the school custodian she honors as her spiritual guide. The work they do together with Samantha’s special education students will lead her to discoveries she never thought possible.

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Yellow-billed Magpie is a love story, a spiritual journey, a quest to look beyond appearances to the mystical rhythms that guide the human heart.

I rated this book 5 *****’s 

Spiritual, powerful and second chance of love

I enjoyed reading this book so very much. It is spiritual, powerful and second chance of love. Divorced and childless Samantha gave up her first marriage and moved back to California, which she considered home. Life sometimes is not fair and we have to moved on. This is what happened to Samantha. I agreed to her decision to end the marriage to a man he thought she loved but was wrong.

Samantha is a very caring person. Being a teacher with disability is a tough job but with her kindness, patience and heart of gold, she helped kids success and find their strength. Lulu will amazed you. Echo is tough cookie. She will break your heart with her story.

It is also spiritual. Some scenes are even magical. At first, I thought this book is boring but boy was I wrong. You cannot judge a book by its cover.

This book is so emotional. I also has a special child and can relate to Samantha but while we will never give up for them, no doubt that special kids will shine.

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Nancy Schoellkopf is the author of Yellow-billed Magpie, the first in her Easter Family series. Nancy has been telling stories and writing poems for many lifetimes. It goes without saying that she’d need a second income, so this time around she has happily taught amazing children in special education classes in two urban school districts in Sacramento, California. A full time writer now, she enjoys lavishing attention on her cats, her garden, and her intriguing circle of family and friends.

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  1. Where do you get inspiration for your stories?     I haven’t always had the happiest life, but when I’m patient enough to pay attention, I see my life is filled with magic and synchronicity.  Characters for me to write about just spring up naturally.
  2. There are many books out there.  What makes yours different? Yellow-Billed Magpie and Red-Tailed Hawk are stories about quests, about women who are looking for their place in the world.  It’s an ancient story that’s repeated every day all over the world.  I’ve infused my stories with bird lore, a bit of fairy tale fantasy and spiritual wisdom I’ve learned from mentors and guides.  I hope I’ve created characters that are wild and fresh and vulnerable enough to touch readers’ hearts.

 

  1. Who are these guides and mentors? I had a teacher in high school—Sister Mary—who told me I excelled in writing.  She’s the one who gave me permission to call myself a writer, and the courage to actually be a writer.

Much later I met the real life Craig who became a spiritual mentor for me just as the fictional Craig is for Samantha.  He opened my heart to see the great potential in my writing.  He dropped his body in 2013; I miss him every day.

  1. What advice do you have for budding writers?
  1. Develop a practice.  Much the way an athlete cross trains or a musician practices scales, a writer must write.  Do it every day if you can, but at least three times a week.  This helps you develop a flow, so when a poem or story comes, you’re ready!  Otherwise you sit around writing about writing.
  2. What’s the last great book you’ve read?

A. Edwina Gateley’s spiritual memoir In God’s Womb from Orbis Books.  Gateley has lived her life relying completely on Divine Guidance, and the Spirit has led her all over the world.  A poignant story of a humble woman of deep faith.  

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Truths Not Spoken Book By Pamela T. Starr

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Single mother Laura Walters had her life under control. She had a jewelry business, a generous best friend and a careful watch on her nine-year-old daughter, Emily. Then, Emily is seen on national television with Vic, the man who could tear their world apart. With one thirty second news clip, Laurel’s life turns into a tailspin. The paparazzi chase her. Two men from her past want her: Vic is a former lover. Kyle a former friend. They both know her secret, and either one could ruin the careful life Laurel built for herself and Emily.

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Faced with no other option, Laurel turns to Kyle to protect her and her life with Emily. But just as Laurel and Kyle are beginning to trust each other, they learn of shocking betrayals they each have been hiding. Some secrets are made to be broken. Some secrets never should be. But how does Laurel learn which ones are which? Truths Not Spoken is the debut novel by promising new author Pamela T. Starr. It is a must-read for every woman who balances her dreams of love with a man with the needs of her child. Truths Not Spoken shows readers that yes, dreams can come true.

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I rated this book 5 *****’s

A roller coaster of emotions 
 
I have not experienced raising a child by myself though I witnessed my three sisters raised their kids at a young age. It is not very easy but my nieces/nephews did alright now. My sisters went too many rough times raising their kids by themselves. The kids father are no show up and no support at all. 
 
I understand Laura’s over protectiveness to protect Emily especially signing the contract. I am so glad that she has a very supportive best friend. Laura is one tough single Mom until the chaos came back into their lives. 

Truths Not Spoken is a book full of roller coaster emotions. I really loved this book. It has twist that you never expected to happen. Betrayal and lies are one of those emotions that are hard to tackle. This book has the romance that was hidden but now blossom into beautiful relationship. Truth hurts but it will set you free.  

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Pamela T. Starr has been recognized as an outstanding new author with a promising future. Truths Not Spoken is the first in her Shifting Sands series, all set in her home state of Florida.

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An accomplished trainer and public speaker, Pamela has motivated more than 60,000 people at live presentations and workshops. She has also logged more than 30 hours of live national television appearances.

Pamela is inspired by the two men in her life. The one she mothers is still young enough to be excited by life and the many opportunities he discovers. The one who is her life-long partner is old enough to know that life is an adventure and he embraces it every day.

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What advice would you give budding writers?

Truths Not Spoken is my first published novel, so I feel like I’m still a budding writer myself.  But the best advice I can give is: Just Start It.  

This is an attitude I’ve taken with a lot of things in my life.  It’s clearly a rip off of Nike’s famous slogan, but there are times when “doing something” still seems way too intimidating for me.  That’s why I tell myself to just start.  Start anywhere. Start in the middle.  Start at the end.  Just get something down on my computer, on paper, on my smart phone, wherever.  

Starting can be scary for some people. My advice is take your ego out of the way and don’t worry if your writing is good or not.  Starting is a huge accomplishment!  You’ll never finish if you don’t start.

What’s the funniest thing that ever happened to you?

I was single and dating for a long time, so a lot of my funny experiences come from dating mishaps.  They didn’t always seem funny at the time, but with a bit of distance, I can laugh at them (usually.)

About ten years go I was on a first date with a man who took me to dinner at a very expensive restaurant—the kind that made me feel a bit intimidated (the restaurant, not the man.)  We were walking through the parking lot when something flew right into my eye!  I collapsed on the ground, horrified at the fact that there was a bug in my eye, but even more horrified at the fact that Mr. Extravagant was watching me wail on the ground.  

Once I was able to communicate what happened, he pulled me over to a street light, tipped my face up and very gently fished the bug out.  The moment we got inside the restaurant, I bolted for the ladies room.  My eye was red and watering and my eye makeup streamed down my face, with no hope of resurrection.

Mr. Extravagant was very kind to me throughout the dinner and even called me a few days later.  But for some reason the spark I hoped for just never materialized.   

I have a feeling this story is one that is going to make its way into one of my future books.  I just hope it ends better for my future heroine than it did for me!

Do you write every day?

When I was writing Truths Not Spoken, I wrote almost every day.  I had a weekly word count goal and I broke it down into daily chunks.  Sometimes I’d feel especially inspired and would meet my weekly goal ahead of time, then I’d give myself a day off.

Now, I’m in the fun brainstorming stage of my next book.  I’m not writing every day, but I am making notes.  My plan is to get back to business in May.  When I do, I’ll start with my weekly goal again.  Hopefully I’ll be as productive with the new book as I was with the last one!

Do you belong to any writers groups?

When I decided to get serious about Truths Not Spoken, I joined a writers group.  For about six months, I sat in the meetings, hardly saying anything.  I just wanted to absorb everything I could from the other writers.  I also took a class at a local college.  I learned a lot from the instructor, but even more from the other students.  When the semester was over, one of the students organized a critique group.  That group was great because we all were just starting out, so it was easier to share my writing with other aspiring authors.  

Name a quirky thing you like to do.

I love to read cook books and watch cooking shows, even though I’m not a great cook.  I have a secret fantasy about being a fabulous cook, but can’t ever seem to bother actually trying new recipes.  Sometimes I go as far as making a grocery list, but when I get to the store and realize I need ¼ teaspoon of some exotic (and expensive!) spice that I’ll never use again, I scratch all the ingredients off my list and go back to my old standards.  

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A Fine Year For Murder Book By Lauren Carr

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After months of marital bliss, Jessica Faraday and Murphy Thornton are still discovering and adjusting to their life together. Settled in their new home, everything appears to be perfect … except in the middle of the night when, in darkest shadows of her subconscious, a deep secret from Jessica’s past creeps to the surface to make her strike out at Murphy.

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When investigative journalist Dallas Walker tells the couple about her latest case, known as the Pine Bridge Massacre, they realize Jessica may have witnessed the murder of a family living near a winery owned by distant relatives she was visiting and suppressed the memory.

Determined to uncover the truth and find justice for the murder victims, Jessica and Murphy return to the scene of the crime with Dallas Walker, a spunky bull-headed Texan. Can this family reunion bring closure for a community touched by tragedy or will this prickly get-together bring an end to the Thorny Rose couple?

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I rated this book five explosive and intense stars of this best suspense book

 

When you read Ms. Lauren Carr’s mystery  book, you expect nothing but the best stories ever. I thought my last book of her that I read is my best, boy was I wrong? This book A Fine Year For Murder blow my mind to the highest level.

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First, this book is HARD to put it down.  I am dying to solve the mystery. It gave me sleepless night.

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I adore this newly weds Murphy and Jessica. They are funny and sweet. Though they are still in their honeymoon stage but instinct pursued both of them to help the community, help the victims and prosecute the murderers, solve the crimes that were happened when Jessica was a child.

A Fine Year For Murder is my best book of Ms. Lauren Carr at the moment. It is explosive, intense and phenomenal. It deals with situation with teens. Dirty politics and abused power not only with the politicians but cops as well. I loved the scenery. Anything that has a nature, it always calms me but reading this book scares me too.  This story has many laughs out loud moments despite the fast beating of your heart. It is scary and intensely good.  You might hold on to your e-reader because Ms. Lauren Carr will put you to the edge of wherever you are situated while reading this book.

If you love books that will blow your mind, heart thumping and sleepless nights, A Fine Year For Murder is one mystery book you will not put it down. Actually, any books from the author is I highly recommend for you to read. I know that you will become a fan just like me.

Author’s Bio:

Lauren Carr is the international best-selling author of the Mac Faraday, Lovers in Crime, and Thorny Rose Mysteries—over twenty titles across three fast-paced mystery series filled with twists and turns!

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Book reviewers and readers alike rave about how Lauren Carr’s seamlessly crosses genres to include mystery, suspense, romance, and humor.

Lauren is a popular speaker who has made appearances at schools, youth groups, and on author panels at conventions. She lives with her husband, son, and four dogs (including the real Gnarly) on a mountain in Harpers Ferry, WV.

Connect with Lauren: Website  ~  Twitter  ~  Facebook

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Book Cover Reveal Father by Clarissa Wild

 

 

 

Title: Father
Author: Clarissa Wild
Genre: Romantic Suspense/Taboo Romance
Cover Design: Booming Covers 
Release Date: April 25, 2017
Blurb
Confess your sin. People call me Father, but I prefer Frank because I’m the worst preacher you’ll ever meet.Days spent completely wasted pull a number on you, especially when you’ve got a truckload of baggage that comes with it.

Until this beautiful girl in the back of the church takes my breath away.

…And we end up committing sacrilege in the confessional.

Did I mention I’m filthy?

Bad doesn’t even begin to describe me, and after one taste of what she’s got to offer, I want more.

Too bad having a dirty mind isn’t the only thing we’ve got in common…

Our past is laced with sin. 

Author’s Note: This book is not for everyone. It’s raw. It’s vulgar. It’s downright offensive. But it’s oh so damn delicious with a capital D. If you are easily offended or prudish, please don’t read this book. But if you like a bit of humor mixed in with raunchiness and brawling, you’ll love this book.

Contains disturbing situations, strong language, and graphic violence.

 

Excerpt
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“This is my sin,” she says, and she licks her fingers and rubs them across her nipples. She moans, and my dick bounces up and down in my pants.

“Is it wrong?” she asks, biting her lip.
I blink a couple of times to try and keep my composure, but I’m burning up with desire. Fuck me, how badly I want to reach through the gaps of the latticed wood.“It feels wrong,” she whispers, and her hand travels down her body. “Tell me to stop.”

“Only God can tell you what to do,” I answer.

What kind of answer is that? Fuck.

“I can’t speak to him the way you do,” she says, eyeing me. “So … intimately.”

So she did hear everything I said.

Damn.

Her hand dives in between her legs, underneath her skirt, and my cock bursts with need. “I believe you, Frank. You said needs were okay. And I have a lot of needs.”

I lick my lips. “Oh, I can definitely believe that.”

“And I feel … like I need this.” She rubs herself, while she looks at me. It’s like she’s not even ashamed anymore. And it’s all my fault. “Like you need this,” she adds.

I frown, rubbing my lips together, because I don’t know what to do or say. I can’t admit it. That would be a sin of its own. But fuck, do I want her badly. However, I’m a preacher. I have duties. Rules. And God. I can’t just ignore all that, can I?

“You snooped on me,” I say. “In the chapel. How much did you hear?”

“Enough.” The left side of her lip tips up into a smile. “Was that bad?”

For some reason, it makes me wanna smile too. Guess the cat’s out of the bag. “Maybe.”

“Bad … I like bad,” she murmurs, biting her lip again while she spreads her legs. “I like it when it’s wrong.”

“Is that why you did this before? In the bathroom?”

She nods, and her hand dives down her panties. “I know this is what you want. What you’ve been thinking of all this time … Me.” she asks. “C’mon, say it.”

I shake my head. “You know I can’t. We’re doing a confession. It’s against the rules.”

“No one has to find out …” she whispers, pressing her fingers to her lips. “It could be our dirty little secret.”

I try to ignore the voice in my head, telling me not to cave in, but it’s already too late. My hand rests atop my dick, and I start rubbing it straight through my clothes.

She closes her eyes and leans her head back against the hard wood, and I take the opportunity to let my eyes glide up and down her body, enjoying the view. She touches herself so seductively, that I immediately find myself rubbing faster and faster, trying to keep up the pace. I imagine how her body would look naked. How slick and wet it would be when I brush my dick along her lips. I can picture it all, and that makes this all so much more frightening. Because … if I already gave in to this, there’s no telling what I’ll do next time I see her.

“Fuck …” she murmurs, licking her lips. A soft moan escapes her mouth and she adjusts herself so I can see her even better. My hand dives into my pants, as I’m unable to stop myself any longer.

When she briefly opens her eyes and sees me jerking off, she purrs, “Do you like this?”

“I’d be lying if I said I didn’t …” I mutter, stroking my length. “But it’s wrong and you know it.”

“Then why are we doing it?” she asks.

“Because this is our dirty little secret,” I hiss, feeling the veins in my dick throb with excitement. “And I need to see just how naughty you can get.”

She grins and slides aside her panties with her index finger, showing me her naked pussy. And fuck me, it makes me one hungry motherfucker. What I wouldn’t give to be able to suck on her clit.

“Is it wrong that we’re doing this?” she asks. “Because I’m so damn wet right now.”

“Do you even care there are people just a few feet away from us?” I ask.

She shakes her head, grinning even more. “That only adds to the excitement.”

God, this fucking woman … she sure knows how to make a guy’s heart throb. And his dick too.

At this point, I really don’t care anymore.

Screw the consequences.

Fuck morals.

I’ve thrown every rule out the window.

I rip down my zipper, unbutton my pants, and pull my dick out of my boxer shorts.

Her eyes widen and immediately focus on my length, her lips parting as if she’s preparing to receive it.

“My eyes are up here,” I muse, smiling.

Author Bio

Clarissa Wild is a New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author, best known for the dark Romance novel Mr. X. Her novels include the Fierce Series, the Delirious Series, Stalker Duology, Twenty-One (21), Ultimate Sin, VIKTOR, and Bad Teacher. She is also a writer of erotic romance such as the Blissful Series, The Billionaire’s Bet series, and the Enflamed Series. She is an avid reader and writer of sexy stories about hot men and feisty women. Her other loves include her furry cat friend and learning about different cultures. In her free time she enjoys watching all sorts of movies, reading tons of books and cooking her favorite meals.

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Twisted Book Cover Reveal By Helen Hardt

Twisted (Steel Brothers Saga #8)
by New York Times Bestselling author Helen Hardt
Releases 26th December
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Synopsis
Ryan Steel, his world recently upended by an earth-shattering secret, now faces yet another potential revelation surrounding the Steel family mystery. He no longer fully trusts his siblings or the woman he loves. He’s alone—alone and terrified and immersed in a conundrum that becomes more twisted each day.
Ruby Lee loves Ryan and desperately wants to help him. She’ll do whatever she must to see him through this troubling time, but her own shrouded past still haunts her, and she’s determined to put an end to both of their mysteries once and for all. But the more she uncovers, the more danger she’s in…and she may lose Ryan forever.
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#1 New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author Helen Hardt’s passion for the written word began with the books her mother read to her at bedtime. She wrote her first story at age six and hasn’t stopped since. In addition to being an award winning author of contemporary and historical romance and erotica, she’s a mother, a black belt in Taekwondo, a grammar geek, an appreciator of fine red wine, and a lover of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream. She writes from her home in Colorado, where she lives with her family. Helen loves to hear from readers.

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