Movie Announcement: Juniper Smoke by Sadia Ash

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Movie Announcement:

Hollywood, CA – January 26, 2017 Juniper Smoke, a fresh new series about a nerdy curator, will now be optioned as a major film by Cinespots, Clover Entertainment Inc. and two other production companies (TBA). The Juniper Series is written by Sadia Ash and edited by Beth Bruno. The trilogy consists of JUNIPER SMOKE and KYLE & JUNIPER (Book I & II in one 700 page e-book $1.99, Paperback $17.99) and the upcoming, FINDING JUNIPER.

“Juniper Smoke cuts a sweet story of love and nostalgia with the razor edge of modern dating,” says producer Stephanie Johnson of Clover Entertainment. “It blends stark reality with the fun of a romance universe.” Johnson was key in bringing the Crossfire Series by Sylvia Day to Lionsgate and says in a film world lacking diverse female voices, Juniper Smoke is a welcome addition.

Juniper Smoke centers on the quirky affair of Juniper Mills and Kyle Paxton, who are as different as Red and Blue America. He is a micro-camera inventor from San Francisco and she is a sassy museum curator in Michigan. The sole caretaker of her autistic twin and comatose mother, Juniper was raised to hate all men. Haunted by Chloe’s ghost, a girlfriend who commits suicide, Kyle schedules dating with clockwork precision. When he falls for Juniper, his life spins off its axis.

“The series is an edgy drama with dark secrets, complex characters, mystical elements, and more plot twists than a Six Flags roller coaster ride,” said Tedd Faraone, President of Cinespots. “We look forward to seeing Juniper Smoke in theaters.” Cinespots is a distribution company that ran the novel’s book trailer in 108 theaters across America.

 

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ABOUT THE BOOK

In an age of casual hook-ups, can love survive the test of time?

Juniper and Kyle meet when she is dangling forty feet from a museum scaffolding.

Juniper Mills is a straitlaced but sassy curator at a History Museum. Raised by her mother to hate men, she worries she’ll die a frigid scholar in a musty house with an army of cats and a lake of books.

Kyle Paxton is an intense and intimidating inventor of a successful micro camera from San Francisco. He schedules dating like his work—with robotic precision. This helps him cope with the dark memories of his ex-girlfriend, who still haunts him. Not looking for love, he only hooks up with Amazonian models.

When he joins the museum board, Juniper falls for him. She wants him, but knows it’s going to be as hard as catching the ocean in a teacup. Juniper becomes Kyle’s obsession, but the tragic secrets of his past cloud his feelings.

Juniper manages to knock Kyle’s world off its axis and their galaxies collide in this very unfairy tale. But can they overcome their differences and stop a hateful and vindictive person from tearing them apart?

Juniper Smoke is a smoking hot read with fun twists, dark secrets and edge-of-your-seat drama. Nothing is as it seems and no one behaves as you would expect.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sadia Ash is an art and history obsessed geek who loves all things British and literary. She has held jobs that always involved writing (and never math) in some way. She is currently working on two other novels and a film script. She lives in sun-drenched Cali with her husband—who is her best friend—and two bright kids.

 

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Cover Reveal: Fighting for Alexa by Jennifer Ann

Cover Designer: Najla Qamber Designs

Photographer: Eric Battershell Photography

Cover Model: Matt Zumwalt

Release Date: February 15, 2017

ABOUT THE BOOK

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Michael Harrison is bad for me.

Angry, albeit drop-dead sexy men in prison for murder are generally bad for anyone. So I’m unable to explain why I feel a need to prove his innocence, or why every time he opens his mouth I want to feel those thick lips all over my body.

I’ve worked hard to prove my worth since my parents abandoned me, and getting involved with an inmate could cost me the career I worked so hard to establish. So why do I find myself ready to throw it all away for a chance to be with a tattooed biker?

Alexa Darrington must be an angel.

How else can I explain the sudden appearance of this mouthwateringly gorgeous woman with legs that go on for miles? It’s not only her looks that make her irresistible. Her determination and stubborn will make her the kind of woman worth laying down my life for.

Even though it’s too dangerous to involve her in the truth, I’m too selfish to let her go. But what will I have to offer if I’m stuck in prison for life?

FIGHTING FOR ALEXA is a full-length standalone novel bursting at the seams with heat and intrigue.

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jennifer Ann is the author of eight published steamy romance novels with complex love stories. Like her characters, she’s in love with the city of New York, rock concerts, and Marines. Sometimes you can catch her driving a tractor alongside her husband in southern Minnesota while trying to keep up with the madness of their four active children.

 

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Cover Reveal: Rise by Dylan Allen

RISE BY DYLAN ALLEN

Cover Design: Indie Solutions by Murphy Rae

Release Date: February 15, 2017

ABOUT THE BOOK

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As a little girl, I saw my father destroy the family he claimed to love. I watched my mother waste her life dreaming of a man who left her without a second glance.

As a woman, I don’t dream, I work. I don’t fall in love, I focus. I would never let anything as frivolous as love distract me.

Until I meet Simon. A gorgeous, brilliant young architect with dark eyes, a sweet smile, and a dirty, dirty mouth. He sets me on fire, and suddenly all I can do is dream…of his hands, his lips, his body. Of a heart good enough and a love strong enough to make me believe in happily ever after.

But Simon has secrets that are even deeper than mine. Will our pasts destroy everything we’ve worked for? Or will we find the courage to rise to the challenge and fight for the love we share?

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dylan Allen is a Texas girl with a serious case of wanderlust. A self-proclaimed happily ever junkie, she loves creating stories where her characters chase their own happy endings. When she isn’t writing or reading, eating or cooking, she and her family are planning their next adventure.

 

 

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Cover Reveal: Life is but a Nightmare by Erin Hayes

Life is but a Nightmare
Erin Hayes
(The Elysium Legacies, #2)
Publication date: February 28th 2017
Genres: Adult, Mythology, Urban Fantasy

The sequel to the genre-bending, hugely imaginative Death is but a Dream.

“There must always be a God of Wealth…”

Former police detective Callie Saunders shouldn’t be alive, but she’s been thriving with her new lease on life away from the machinations of the ancient Greek gods and goddesses.

Yet there’s always been someone missing from this little piece of paradise.

When a vengeful god kidnaps her son, she travels back to a world she barely understands to find him. A world where she must face humanity’s greatest enemies and her former lover. If she’s not careful, she’ll lose her soul again. And, maybe, even her heart.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sci-fi junkie, video game nerd, and wannabe manga artist Erin Hayes writes a lot of things. Sometimes she writes books.

She works as an advertising copywriter by day, and she’s an award-winning New York Times Bestselling Author by night. She has lived in New Zealand, Hawaii, Texas, Alabama, and now San Francisco with her husband, cat, and a growing collection of geek paraphernalia.

You can reach her at erinhayesbooks@gmail.com and she’ll be happy to chat. Especially if you want to debate Star Wars.

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Book Tour: DragonMan by Ted Lazaris

INTRO TO SERIES

The amazing story of DragonMan was born at the dawn of the 21st Century, when the world, about to change forever, watched in disbelief as four passenger airliners crashed, not only into buildings and a field in Shanksville Pennsylvania, but into the American certainty that the horrors of the outside world could not touch them at home.

It was into this world that a new kind of superhero emerged, one for whom the lines between good and evil are blurred. Is he friend? Or is he foe? No one knows for sure. What they do know, however, is that as a friend there is no one better.

 

DRAGONMAN NABS 2016 HONORABLE MENTION IN SUPERHERO

SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

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ThunderBall is pleased to announce our DragonMan trailer won HONORABLE MENTION in the 2016 SUPERHERO SHORT FILM FESTIVAL.

 

All of the books are being made into movies by ThunderBall films Ltd. And two songs written by me for the Saga. ‘DarkSide Of Heaven’ (DragonMan Theme) and In ‘That Gentle Moment’ for Descendants of Man’.

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DragonMan – The Adventures of Luke Starr

Book 1

By Ted Lazaris

Genre: Fantasy

 

 

Teenager Luke Starr appears to be living a rather dull uneventful life in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. That is until fate and a nameless, faceless mysterious dark force from a different plane of existence catapults Luke into a series of wondrous adventures, adventures that will change his life and those around him forever. Luke Starr, respected, feared and hated by many as the one born to greatness, is suddenly propelled with great swiftness into a nightmare, then forced to come face to face with destiny. Is it all a dream? A wild imagination perhaps? Or is this unimaginable journey into the unknown real?

You’re about to find out when you embark on this unforgettable journey with DragonMan. A fantasy adventure filled with wizardry and mystery that carries you away on the wings of magic to bewitching lands, where goblins dwell, wizards rule and witches still cast their evil spells.

The story unfolds with the mood of impending danger set early on, as a likable young teenage hero, Luke Starr, enters a mysterious realm of Earth known as the mythical world of Spellville, by way of an eerie portal in search of his kidnapped friends. But the journey for Luke is not so much a mission of mercy as one of self-discovery. For despite his humble midwest origins, Luke is no ordinary teenager. Imbued with super powers following a ritualistic exchange of blood with a clever dragon, Luke soon discovers the awesome legacy of his birthright, a dark side of great strength and brutal fury and must learn to accept the fact that he is known in this other world as The Chosen One.

Still, unquestionably human, he must come to grips with what he has now become, the most violent force in nature, a dragon hybrid, a.k.a. “DragonMan.” And ready or not, he is thrust into a nightmarish life and death battle to try and save Planet Earth from alien beings hell-bent on destruction, at the same time grappling with his own fears and doubts while always in an inner conflict with himself trying to keep the violent nature of the dragon in check, making it a tough road to travel for this teenage boy of strong morals beliefs.

In a pace that never flags, Luke and an ancient dragon must now join together in an epic struggle that is all neatly stitched together by an intriguing cast of characters, both good and evil and not-exactly-as-they-seem, wherein , a mysterious psychic and an ominous stranger and alien attack on Earth keep the action rolling until the climactic conclusion.

 

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DragonMan – The Poseidon Encounter

Book 2

 

In Ted Lazaris’s first fantasy adventure novel, Dragonman, the Adventures of Luke Starr, the reader was introduced to the likable Luke and his seemingly normal way of life growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Luke was portrayed as a quiet, average kid plagued by all the inherent problems of the typical American teen: dealing with a crush on a girl he’s too shy to approach, pesky sisters constantly poking their noses into his business, bullies at school and exams to study for.

But Luke, readers soon discovered, was burdened by a far greater weight than any of his peers, as he struggled to come to terms with his birthright as The Chosen One, savior of the distant world of Spellville.

Not only that, but, like hapless Peter Parker forced to juggle his complex life as Spider-Man while pursuing his love interest and his not-always-easy career, Luke had to learn to harness the enormous powers of DragonMan, his super alter-ego, a persona that regrettably did not come with an instruction manual.

In this second, action comic-like installment, DragonMan and the Poseidon Encounter, Luke seems to have come to terms with his legacy and appears well in control of his super powers–which he will be called upon to use this time around to save the world from an evil demon who seeks to claim the souls of every human being on earth.

The mood of impending danger is set from the very first page, when author Ted Lazaris takes off his gloves to delivering a knock-out of an opening scene: Five-year-old Bobby Blakely, running downstairs on the morning of his birthday, finds not the hoped for brand new bicycle as a gift, but rather an enormous blue whale that has somehow “washed up” in the small lake on his parent’s isolated farm.

While many consider the whale’s appearance a hoax, others believe it to be a sign of impending Biblical doom. And it is enough to rouse Luke’s suspicions that worse is about to happen–which it does. In a pace that never flags, Poseidon Encounter unfolds in a complex thread of differing tales, from an old-fashioned detective murder mystery to a science fiction fantasy, all neatly stitched together by an intriguing cast of characters, both good and evil and not-exactly-as-they-seem.

An imaginative writer, Lazaris blends magic, mysticism, religion and the fast-paced action of the comic book world into a book that fans of the first DragonMan tale will find hard to put down!

 

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DragonMan – Face Of The Unknown

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The War to End All Wars Came Swiftly From East of the Dawn

A series of savage and brutal murders is taking place by a killer that might not be human. Where did it come from? How did it get here? And how can it be stopped?

The Order Of The Circle Of Light, a secret brotherhood first discovered this baffling mix of man and God, in 1970. Now this Son of God, or Satan is about to proclaim its divinity, through a ritualistic series of slaying’s.

It’s goal; wage war one last time to determine who shall rule Heaven and Earth. To the victor goes the cherished prize … mankind.

In the bloody heroic war to determine mankind’s fate, blood red flames, smoke and dust soar high into the grim night sky above two armies as they engage in mortal combat.

One hopes and prays they will survive the night, retaining dominion over their own world. While the other will wage war in ways mankind can scarcely imagine, in a gruesome fight to end all life on Earth.

Not only weaponry and blind fear will march into battle on December 24TH. There will be hope and faith. There will be friendships. There will be undying love.

But far more than our fathers, mothers, brothers and sisters will fall on the bitter cold December battlegrounds to determine mankind’s destiny; shattered dreams, innocence lost, and the very essence of the human spirit will also become casualties of war, the war to end all wars.

Can Luke Starr, aka, DragonMan, a new superhero for our times, figure out whom this mysterious being really is and stop its relentless threat to mankind?

Only time will tell.

 

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DragonMan – Descendants Of Man

Book 4

Why did the Anunnaki come here? Did they create human hybrids? What is their plan for earth? And for us, the human hybrids? Why did some; the original humans (Bigfoot) resist?

Will we survive what is yet to come? — Those who look for the truth, already know — those that fail to search, are lost — but those with an open mind will soon come to know…The Descendants Of Man.

Much of the story information that was obtained to create this story is believed to be true by many people around the world — Fact or fiction — You decide.

 

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Free Eight Chapter preview of AMAZON Best-Seller – DragonMan: Descendents of Man

Also listen to In ‘That Gentle Moment’ A song written for this adventure by me.
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Why did the Anunnaki come here? Did they create human hybrids? What is their plan for earth? And for us, the human hybrids? Why did some; the original humans (Bigfoot) resist? Will we survive what is yet to come? — Those who look for the truth, already know — those that fail to search, are lost — but those with an open mind will soon come to know… The Descendants Of Man. Much of the story information that was obtained to create this story is believed to be true by many people around the world — Fact or fiction — You decide.

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Chapter 4 part 1  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubUsvc5BIAw

Chapter 4 part 2  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4RPtLuhkg2s

Chapter 5  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGCQB7umXlA

Chapter 6  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQUDWrCPA18

Chapter 7  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L60TzIutK2U

Chapter 8  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJuFUwcUjDQ

 

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DragonMan- Unfathomable
Book 5

 

1.incapable of being fully explored or understood.

Synonyms: inscrutable, incomprehensible, enigmatic, indecipherable, impenetrable, obscure, esoteric, mysterious, mystifying, deep, profound
“unfathomable mysteries”

2.(of water or a natural feature) impossible to measure the extent of.

 

To most people, the definition above, is just a word expressing similar  definitions  and nothing more.  But when a  bizarre sequence of events draws not only the  United States, but every world superpower on the globe  into the threat of World War III the word takes on a whole new meaning. And  all the world can do at this point is watch, as the  terrifying mystery slowly begins to unravel, revealing the …UNFATHOMABLE

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DragonMan – Experiment In Terror

Book 6

 

Luke Starr: Milwaukee boy. Crown Prince of Spellville, aka DragonMan
Ten years ago, Luke discovered that he was the Chosen One of Spellville, a magical alternate dimension. He used his abilities as DragonMan to fight against the ruthless Unter. With the help of his great-grandfather Alaba and the other wizards of Spellville, Luke banished Unter into the inescapable Eon Vault. All was well.
Until a Supernova lends Unter the power to break free…
Now, the Evil One is back and stronger than ever.
Outraged by his previous defeat, Unter will hit Luke where it hurts most. Followers. Friends. Family. Kidnapping one of Luke’s sisters and his girlfriend Jenny Anderson, Unter will take one hostage on Earth, the other on Spellville. While the Dragon is distracted by his loved ones in peril, the Evil One will begin to terraform both worlds for his dying race.
Luke must make a choice: the Earth or Spellville, his sister or the woman he loves…
A cat-and-mouse game with no rewards, only consequences.
Our young hero must quickly adapt to this experiment in terror or watch his world be destroyed by a god-like being bent on revenge.
Time is running out, Chosen One. Tick tock… Tick tock…

 

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DragonMan – The Awakening

Book 7

 

Born From Oblivion – God no longer rules supreme.”

In the distant past, long before people populated the Earth, and before animals roamed the planet, something terrifying and cunning made its home in the vegetation covering the planet like a soft green blanket. Lying in wait for millions of years, this species continued to evolve. Patiently crossing over and manipulating the genetic code of different species. And now, this prefect omniscient being… born from oblivion, has awakened and is ready to feed… God No Longer Rules Supreme… IT’S COMING.

DragonMan: Face Of The Unknown, authored by Ted Lazaris, who created DragonMan and wrote the series of novels, which are being developed and produced by ThunderBall Films, has accomplished the amazing feat of debuting at NUMBER #1 on AMAZON KINDLE, ahead of David Baldacci and James Patterson novels.

Ted Lazaris, (Dragonman Productions) received the attention and a Letter of Commendation from former First Lady, Laura Bush who commented “I admire your efforts, through writing adventure stories, to encourage people of all ages to enjoy reading.

The following is the Foreword Written in the Novel, DragonMan – Descendants Of Man, by Actress, Kya Garwood, who is also known for roles in films such as Into The Woods – National Treasure – Dark Shadows.

Ted Lazaris is the successful, #1 Amazon best-selling, creator and author of the DragonMan series, a 21st century superhero saga – like nothing we’ve experienced before. With the DragonMan series optioned by CEO/Producer Mario Domina of ThunderBall Films Ltd., Ted can add screenwriter, producer and, if that wasn’t enough, writer of lyrics to two songs set to feature in the films, to his impressive list of achievements.

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Release Blitz: Never & Again by Alissa York

Cover Design: Ready, Set, Edit

Release Date: January 26, 2017

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ABOUT THE BOOK: Lydia Reed is a busy woman. Raising a pre-teen as a single mom is no easy task, but there really wasn’t another option.

Jacob Teller’s life has not turned out as planned. Losing his mother, his apartment, and discovering his wife has been unfaithful sends him back to his home town.

A chance run-in brings Lydia’s world crashing down while bringing Jacob the hope of a family he never realized he was missing.

But life and emotions are never simple and are always messy. Obstacle after obstacle threatens to tear them apart while Jacob fights for his family and Lydia battles her heart and mind as they engage in a vicious game of tug-of-war.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR: I’m a mother, wife, lifelong lover of books, and dog groomer in East Tennessee. When I’m not working or chasing five boys around, I’m camped out at my desk reading, writing, or binge watching netflix with a dog or two at my feet.

 

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Cover Reveal: Oblivion by Lulu Astor

Oblivion by Lulu Astor

Release Date: February 16, 2017

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ABOUT THE BOOK

When tragedy strikes Aja Lawson, she believes her life has forever lost its luster. Indifferent to everything but the unrelenting and gnawing misery inside of her, she scrapes up the shards of the shiny girl she used to be and tries to somehow keep moving forward. But in the shadows, forces are gathering like tumbleweed to disrupt her life: forces, or more concisely, men.

Powerful men.

One man is bent on Aja’s destruction; two others want to possess her, but all three have one thing in common: they are thoroughly, mind-and-body obsessed with Aja.

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Lulu Astor was born in Brooklyn, NY. and for many years lived in New York City’s Tribeca before falling in love, marrying, having two boys and moving across the country. Chicago, Santa Fe, and Los Angeles were all stops in the journey before ending up back in Lower Manhattan and then ultimately in upstate New York. She’s been writing in some form or another since… well, forever. Her love of the printed word has taken her from voracious reader to proofreader, copy editor, and writer of nonfiction, poetry, short fiction, and finally novels. She also teaches writing and literature as an adjunct professor. The only things she loves as much as writing are her husband, two sons, spectacular golden retriever, assorted cats, sisters, and every animal she ever meets.

Astor has written an NA novel series entitled “Complements” (“Complements,” “A Force of Nature,” and “Between Us”) and an erotic romance that began life as a spoof on the Fifty Shades trilogy, titled “Three and a Half Weeks.” Most recently, she published her two-book novel “My Heart to Fear” and “But Now I See.” Currently she’s working on her next novel that will be released in January 2016.

 

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Book Tour: A Walk Between the Winds by Toni Morrow Wyatt & Margaret Chism Morrow

A Walk Between the Winds

By Toni Morrow Wyatt & Margaret Chism Morrow

Genre: Historical Mystery

 

 

Haunted by a Spirit Warrior, Soft Morning Mist, a young woman of the Skuna River Chickasaw tribe, feels trapped into a marriage she does not want.

When her friend, Swamp Lily, disappears, Soft Morning Mist suspects foul play when a lecherous, old man from the Hatchie River tribe accosts her. The mournful howls of a dog lead her to Swamp Lily’s body. As rumors of suicide circle, she fights to prove it was murder.

Cold beads of perspiration ran down Soft Morning Mist’s face and onto her neck in the sweltering thatched hut. The drops tickled as they trickled down the crevice between her bare breasts.

Surprised at her nakedness, she did not understand why she was dressed in only a short, white deerskin skirt. Instinctively, she crossed her arms to hide her protruding nipples. Only small children and married, nursing women of the Chickasaw tribe were allowed to bare their breasts. She was neither. None of this made sense.

Through the open doorway, the white-hot brilliance of the midday sun generated oppressive heat. Her hut was situated on a grassy mound of earth. Similarly constructed huts spanned out around her. It was a village she had never seen before, full of gardens with beautiful flowers. She sniffed the air and smiled as a variety of fragrances titillated her nose. These surroundings didn’t resemble any of the Chickasaw villages she had ever been in. It didn’t have the telltale long footpath that led from one end to the other. There weren’t any familiar round log houses constructed for winter warmth. Where was she?

The sudden awareness of a presence behind her prickled her skin. As she struggled to turn her body, a rope bit into the flesh around her ankles. 
An old woman’s voice spoke in a dialect she hadn’t heard since early childhood. Dancing Swallowtail, her grandmother, had taught the rival Natchez language to her. Dancing Swallowtail had been born a Natchez, but the hated Choctaw had taken her captive.

Later, during a raid of her prisoning village, a brave Chickasaw warrior named Bull Elk had rescued her. He fell in love with her at first sight. They married, and she gave him four, brave Chickasaw sons. They were all dead now, except for Soft Morning Mist’s own father, Twitching Weasel.

The woman’s voice reminded Soft Morning Mist of her grandmother, but she knew it could not be. Both Dancing Swallowtail and Bull Elk had died in a fire when she was twelve winters old.

As she listened to the nearly forgotten language, the dialect gradually became clear. The hair on the back of Soft Morning Mist’s neck and arms stood on end. The wicked voice flowed into her mind like ice water seeping from a moss covered rock wall. The spirit of death couldn’t have sounded more evil.

The woman paced to where they could make eye contact. “You’re wondering what you’re doing here and who I am. Let me start by saying, I hated Dancing Swallowtail, my half-sister. I sold her as a slave to the cruel Choctaw traders. That’s right, I paid them to take her captive.”

She came closer. Her stinking breath assaulted Soft Morning Mist.

“I’ll never allow you to become the future Great Sun’s mate. I’ll see that you accompany his sick uncle into the world beyond. There’ll be no poison to render you unconscious, providing you with a merciful death. You don’t deserve that courtesy. Suffering is what you’ll get. I see now that selling Dancing Swallowtail to the Choctaw was not enough. Maybe killing you will finally appease my loathing.”

She rose and walked to a place where Soft Morning Mist could no longer see her. From the darkness came laughter: a steady trill that grew into a cold, gushing stream.

“No Natchez marriage for you, granddaughter of Dancing Swallowtail. Only death.”

As a child, Toni Morrow Wyatt’s family spent nearly every summer visiting relatives in a small, rural community in Arkansas. Finding magic in this place, it is the setting for many of her novels. Her love for southern fiction led to the writing of her upcoming novel, A Killing Among Friends, and also, Return to Rocky Gap. Her work has appeared in From the Depths Literary Journal and Belle Reve Literary Journal. She writes an eclectic blog titled, A Pinch of Me, on Tumblr. She was previously an independent bookseller, owning and operating Kindred Books for seven years.

 

Cover Reveal: Fourteen Shades of F*cked Up (An Anthology)

Roses are red. So is passion. And blood.
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Coming February 14th, 2017

Fourteen Shades of F*cked Up – An Anthology
Authors: Alyson Hale, Ariel Marie, Brittney Coon, Cristina Slough, J.A. Kerr, J.L. Baldwin, Jennifer Loring, Lilly James, Marie Skye, ML Rodriguez, N. Mills, QUINN, S. Valentine, Zack Halford
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SYNOPSIS
Fourteen authors have brought you stories of pain and love.
Struggle and dissonance.
Lust and depravity.
Whether your poison is a naughty husband and wife, a kinky night out on the town, edging toward the pinnacle of pain and pleasure, or something a little more supernatural, come indulge in your deepest, darkest, most f*cked up cravings.
We promise we won’t judge…if you won’t.
 
 
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Release Blitz: Boys, Toys – Oh My by A.M. Willard

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Boys, Toys – Oh My Vol 2
By A.M. Willard
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ABOUT THE BOOK:
Is this what my life has become… Selling novelty items to couples…

I walked away from it all – the job, and the guy because he thought I was a stripper… The problem, I still want the guy, and I still blush at the word penis. Not as much, but the heat still rises when I stop to think about what I’m saying.

Yes, this is my new life and I have to find the confidence to live it like I own it.

I knew allowing her to walk away that night was a mistake… Now I have to find a way to show that I truly care about her, and maybe then she’ll understand that I can’t live my life without her.

The problem is she only wants to be friends, if that’s the only way I get her then it’ll have to be enough.

 

 

 

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****4.6 OUT OF 5 STARS***
“Laugh Out Loud Five Star Read!” ~ Iowa Gal
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
International Bestselling Author, A.M. Willard resides in Savannah, Georgia. She joined the Peach State many years ago after leaving the crystal blue waters and sugary white sand behind from the Panhandle of Florida. She’s also known for being a wife, mother, and caretaker for her farm animals. A.M. loves anything sassy, glittery, and is a sucker for the Hallmark Channel. That last one might be the reason she believes in soulmates or it could be because she married her high school sweetheart almost twenty years ago.

 

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