#1040TaxesCouldBeReplacedByOne-CentFees

#1040TaxesCouldBeReplacedByOne-CentFees

This book proposes a one-cent fee on all electronic financial transfers using ACH and point-of-sale purchases to replace 1040 income taxes. 1040 Taxes: Business & Economics Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: 1040 Taxes Could Be Replaced by One-Cent Fees READ MORE As stated earlier, it is very difficult to let go of the archaic notions of withholding, itemization, deductions, and Schedule A’s. The […]

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#SolarWind: Carol Ann Lee

#SolarWind: Carol Ann Lee

SolarWind: Privateer Meets Stowaway: In this sequel to Banner’s Bonus, Zeke Slater poses as an average cargo pilot, yet in reality he’s a privateer for a secret alliance of merchants turned vigilante. SolarWind: Sci/Fi Romance Buy at Amazon: Buy at Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: SolarWind   “Boss, what do y’ make of this?” Frank asked from across the helm, his eyes fixed on an overhead […]

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Tuesdays Tip: Amazon Giveaways

Tuesdays Tip: Amazon Giveaways

Amazon Giveaways: Good Promotions There are many ways Amazon Giveaways will help sell books. Amazon Giveaways: The author will gain followers. In order to enter the giveaway the reader has to follow the author of the book. Now, they can always unfollow but I doubt if many readers do unfollow the author. The people who follow the author will be notified when there is a […]

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#SinkRate: Mike Fuller #Suspense

#SinkRate: Mike Fuller #Suspense

In Sink Rate: State Police Corporal Sam Deland leads his tight knit squad of troopers desperately trying to solve a brutal double murder that has stunned their quiet upstate community. Sink Rate: Suspense A Sam Deland Crime Novel Buy at, Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Sink Rate   Calvin said, “He’s slowing down.” Just as he said that, the brake lights came on and the […]

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Check In And Share: Positive Thoughts

Check In And Share: Positive Thoughts

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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#Silent Sonora: Jeffrey Ross

#Silent Sonora: Jeffrey Ross

Silent Sonora is a life history centered in depression era Scottsdale, Arizona. A tent-dwelling family’s struggles, aspirations, tragedies, and triumphs–are revealed. Silent Sonora: Life History Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Silent Sonora   Silent Sonora by Jeffrey Ross 4 Stars   Review by C. L. Kraemer   Mr. Ross has honored the narrator of these recollections from the Depression by leaving the text […]

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#Side Slip: Mike Fuller #Suspense #Crime

#Side Slip: Mike Fuller #Suspense #Crime

In Side Slip: Cops, mobsters and murder all mixed up and no one knows where it will end. But smart, tough and lucky swirl together to push the action through the chilling story of both good guys and bad. Side Slip: Suspense Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Side Slip SIDE SLIP — A Sam Deland crime novel. Book III Mike Fuller Rating–5 Reviewed […]

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Spirit of the Amaroq: James Charles

In Spirit of the Amaroq: Pastor Jack Douglas suffers a great tragedy, resigns his ministry, and sets out on a journey across America and into Alaska to reassess his life and faith. Spirit of the Amaroq: Romance/Adventure Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble BLURB: Spirit of the Amaroq Pastor Jack Douglas resigns his ministry after a traumatic event and hikes across America. In North Dakota, […]

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Fun Facts About Author Bill Stamos

Fun Facts About Author Bill Stamos

Read some fun and interesting facts about Bill Stamos author of Ten Years After the Future. Ten Years After the Future by Bill Stamos ~ 20th century romance Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble About Bill Stamos: My main hobbies recently are planting trees, gardening, building and landscaping, and reviewing the mammoth tropical cumulus clouds that roll over head, but spend almost all that time […]

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Yahoo groups: Advertising to make a difference

Yahoo groups: Advertising to make a difference

Yahoo groups are another way to advertise your books. Use Yahoo groups to let readers know about your books. Yahoo Groups: There are many Yahoo groups authors can join that will help connect to readers. While a sale is not made every time an email is sent out, getting your book to new readers is essential to selling. This reaches out to people who are […]

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#Shattered Tomorrows: C. L. Kraemer

#Shattered Tomorrows: C. L. Kraemer

In Shattered Tomorrows: Lucy Daniels has a secret–a deeply guarded secret. Her life was going along just fine until she accompanied her best friend, Cassie, to her attorney’s suite on top of the Equitable Building in downtown Salem, Oregon. Shattered Tomorrows: Suspense/Crime Buy at Amazon EXCERPT: Shattered Tomorrows Staring at the reflective elevator door, I didn’t recognize the middle-aged face staring back at me. When had […]

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Share Today: Positive Vibes

Share Today: Positive Vibes

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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#Shanty Gold:

#Shanty Gold:

In Shanty Gold: In 1849’s famine-ravaged Ireland, thirteen-year-old Mary Boland is found lying mostly dead on the side of the road to Cork Harbor, Queenstown, Ireland Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   REVIEW: Shanty Gold   Shanty Gold Jeanne Charters 978-1-62420-176-9   By Tracy A. Fischer for Readers’ Favorite 5 stars out of 5   In a fantastic […]

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#Shadow Warrior: Courtney Rene

#Shadow Warrior: Courtney Rene

In Shadow Warrior: Sunny finally makes her first jump to the Kingdom of Acadia that is on the other side of the shadows, for what she hopes is a vacation.  Only her vacation turns into quite an unwanted adventure. Shadow Warrior: YA/Shifter, Romance Buy at Amazon EXCERPT: Shadow Warrior   “Mom, we have been through this. It’s only ten days.” My mom and I were […]

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Ten Years After the Future: Bill Stamos

Ten Years After the Future: Bill Stamos

In Ten Years After the Future: Will Donna find a man who will be devoted and true? Can Sally ever combine her forbidden sexuality with her need to be of service? Can Devon move beyond his self-infatuation to help bring a fractured family together? Ten Years After the Future: Historical Romance Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Ten Years After the Future The dance […]

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Shadow of the Legacy: Genie Gabriel

Shadow of the Legacy: Genie Gabriel

In Shadow of the Legacy: A letter from his dead father and a confession of killing a woman throws a shadow of suspicion over the life of an easy-going cop. Shadow of the Legacy: Romantic Suspense Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Nobel: EXCERPT: Shadow of the Legacy Rochelle closed her eyes and drew a deep breath, then moved into her warm-up routine. She hadn’t had […]

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Make Your Blog Work For You

Make Your Blog Work For You

Want more people to see your blog? Learn where to share it. I’ve been tweeting, Facebooking, and using Pinterest for years. It’s just now I’ve learned of different places to share my blog. * Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. So, this means that if you purchase something from that affiliate link, I will get a commission. I only recommend items that […]

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#Shadow Dancer: #YA #Romance

#Shadow Dancer: #YA #Romance

In Shadow Dancer: Sunny has a gift that she has no idea how to use, until she meets Leif, a boy from the kingdom of Acadia, on the other side of the shadows. Shadow Dancer: YA/Romance Buy at Amazon: Free on Kindle Unlimited EXCERPT: Shadow Dancer   “My Lady? I don’t know what to do. I don’t know what else…I think we need to call for […]

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Check In And Share: Good Vibes Only

Check In And Share: Good Vibes Only

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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#Shadow Bender: Fay E. Simon

#Shadow Bender: Fay E. Simon

In Shadow Bender: Before trying to control darkness and shadows, learn to control the darkness within yourself. Shadow Bender: Fantasy/Sci/Fi   Buy at: Amazon, Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: Shadow Bender   Sudicorp Research Center, known for its long-standing reputation as a place for scientific research for the betterment of humankind, was nestled in the heart of East Los Angeles where a bunch of grungy warehouses […]

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Serpents & Doves: G. Lloyd Helm

Serpents & Doves: G. Lloyd Helm

In Serpents and Doves: Stephen Mitchell did not know what he was getting into at a small church college in Tennessee. Sex, protest, friendship, and Civil rights. Serpents and Doves: Contemporary Fiction AMAZON: BARNES & NOBLE EXCERPT: Serpents and Doves The bunk creaked and groaned as Stephen Mitchell rolled onto his back, but he hardly heard the sound. Years of sleeping on the upper bunk […]

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Sweet Surrender: #Paranormal/Romance

Sweet Surrender: #Paranormal/Romance

In Sweet Surrender: Kimi McKenna finds herself thrust somewhere into the future where dark elements threaten to destroy the earth unless Kimi can work together with the white witch to stop the destruction. Sweet Surrender: Paranormal Romance Buy at: Amazon EXCERPT: Sweet Surrender She caressed his cheek again, nodding her answer. I want to make love to you, Maska O’keefe. I don’t want you to […]

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#SeasonsOfTime: #ParanormalRomance

#SeasonsOfTime: #ParanormalRomance

In SeasonsOfTime: Seventeen-year-old Lara Voight is forced to spend the summer with her stepmom’s grandmother, but a ghostly boy in the woods and tales of a nineteenth century murder at the mansion aren’t exactly what she expected. SeasonsOfTime: Paranormal romance Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, EXCERPT: Seasons of Time Chapter One The sun shifted to the right and I could see the miles of […]

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Book Bub: Advertising Books

Book Bub: Advertising Books

Book Bub is another way to advertise and has amazing results. One thousand follows seems to be the magic number for advertising on Book Bub What is Book Bub? Book Bub is used by authors to help sell books and to advertise. Rumor has it, I have no facts on this, that an author needs 1,ooo followers in order to qualify for their advertising. Book […]

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#Safari Moon: #ContemporaryRomance

#Safari Moon: #ContemporaryRomance

In Safari Moon: “Imagine, if you can, our hero, sound asleep and dreaming a delightful, erotic dream. Suddenly he is awakened by an almost naked, sexy woman, walking into his bedroom accompanied by her pet skunk.” Reviewed by It’s Raining Books Safari Moon: Contemporary Romance/Humor Buy at Amazon REVIEW: Safari Moon   Safari Moon by AnnChristine Publisher: Rogue Phoenix Press Genre: Contemporary Romance Length: Full […]

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Good Vibes Only: How Was Your Week?

Good Vibes Only: How Was Your Week?

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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#RopeBreak #Crime #RPP

#RopeBreak #Crime #RPP

In RopeBreak: Corporal Sam Deland leads his squad of state troopers on the hunt for ruthless killers, but personal tragedy pulls him off the chase and into even more danger a thousand miles from home. RopeBreak: Crime/Mystery/Suspense Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Rope Break   “Let’s go,” Flathead ordered, nodding toward the stone farmhouse behind and off to the side of the pole […]

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Rocky Point Road: Joseph Allen

Rocky Point Road: Joseph Allen

In Rocky Point Road: When his ex-wife drowns in her back yard, Denis Rosa encounters guilt, drugs, violence and solace trying to repair his psyche and his family. Rocky Point Road: Mystery EXCERPT: Rocky Point Road   He looked at his sons and wondered what could have happened if he had hung out there instead of going away. Fishing trips to Catalina maybe, stuff like […]

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#Rock’n’ Romance Boxed Set: Genie Gabriel

#Rock’n’ Romance Boxed Set: Genie Gabriel

“Rock’n’ Romance: Fifteen years and many heart-wrenching experiences after their disastrous first meeting, a reformed rock star and the woman who idolized him as a teenager get a second chance to prove songs of the heart are the sweetest music of all. Rock’n’ Romance Boxed Set: Contemporary Romances Buy at: Amazon EXCERPTS: Rock’n’ Romance The Rock Star Spotlights flashed in rainbows across the stage. Red. […]

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#RekindledLove #ContemporaryRomance

#RekindledLove #ContemporaryRomance

In RekindleLove: When Forest Ridge, Oregon is terrorized by an arsonist, Fire Chief Mitch Chambers vows to do whatever it takes to protect the community RekindledLove: Contemporary Romance Buy at Amazon: EXCERPT: Rekindled Love He saw no one as he made his way up the incline to the dilapidated storage shed. Situated on the edge of an older residential area, the structure he’d picked was perfect. […]

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Before & After Publication: Part Three-Write

Before & After Publication: Part Three-Write

Write some more then write something else. Of course we are all writers so we like to write. Write: Articles – Post on your blog/website Even if you have one book or twenty, you have ideas and experience you can describe to aspiring authors. Sometimes writing block sets in for me when I’m asked to write an article. My suggestions to myself and to you […]

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Post-Apocalyptic/Futuristic Romance

Post-Apocalyptic/Futuristic Romance

Rebel Heart is a well-written futuristic novel of a time that very possibly could come to pass, when viral plagues have laid the planet waste, and life is lived either in the sterile confines of domed habitats, or as pariahs in the outside wilderness. Rebel Heart: Futuristic/Post-Apocalyptic Romance   Buy at Amazon EXCERPT: Rebel Heart Early summer, 2585 Victoria She loved to come to the […]

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Check In & Share: Good Vibes Only

Check In & Share: Good Vibes Only

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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Pug: Henry P. Gravelle #Crime

Pug: Henry P. Gravelle #Crime

Pug is the story of compassion, friendship and having heart through the eyes of a young immigrant boy surviving life’s obstacles on the road to manhood. Pug is a story of having heart and those who kept it through it all. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Pug I was eight when the storm hit New England. Back then, they did not have names, […]

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Picture Perfect Legacy: Genie Gabriel

Picture Perfect Legacy: Genie Gabriel

In Picture Perfect Legacy, a newspaper reporter with a penchant for flashy shoes uncovers an explosive story that could shatter lives and defuse her budding love with a soft-spoken bomb tech. Picture Perfect Legacy: Romantic Suspense Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: Picture Perfect Legacy   Don’t take my baby. Please don’t take my baby. The woman’s plea whispered in the steady swish, swish […]

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Meet the Author: Mike Fuller

Meet the Author: Mike Fuller

Interesting facts about the author Mike Fuller. Mike Fuller has a new release in his popular Sam Deland Series. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Terrorists strike a deadly blow and the chase leads a Texas Ranger across the country to the hills of Pennsylvania to join Lieutenant Sam Deland and his troopers in a desperate search before terror hits again. Interesting Facts about Author […]

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Perfect Timing: Jeffery J. Smith

Perfect Timing: Jeffery J. Smith

In Perfect Timing: Accidentally sucked from the present, caterer Crik must prove he started the trend that led to the future’s utopia—or be returned to waiting bullets. Perfect Timing: Sci/fi Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Perfect Timing   The image of a bellhop perches first on one leg then the other by the edge of a roof of a downtown skyscraper. Gazing downward, […]

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Goodreads Giveaways: A Change That Costs

Goodreads Giveaways: A Change That Costs

 How to use the Goodreads Discussions board, let’s get started. Before you can participate in Discussions you have to set up a Goodreads account. Goodreads is a free website for book lovers. Signing up is simple. Just google Goodreads then enter your name, email and a password. Goodreads giveaways have changed. Now an author can giveaway either a print, digital copy or both. The bad side […]

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Ground Effect: Mike Fuller ~ Sam Deland Series

Ground Effect: Mike Fuller ~ Sam Deland Series

Terrorists strike a deadly blow and the chase leads a Texas Ranger across the country to the hills of Pennsylvania to join Lieutenant Sam Deland and his troopers in a desperate search before terror hits again. Ground Effect: Genre ~ Suspense Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Ground Effect   Walid’s running shoes were almost dry. The ride from Del Rio had gone well, […]

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Check In And Share: Good Vibes Only

Check In And Share: Good Vibes Only

It’s the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Good Vibes Only Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Good Vibes Only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from […]

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Perceptions of Love Boxed Set: KU

Perceptions of Love Boxed Set: KU

Six full length novels that challenge conventional Perceptions Of Love. Perceptions of Love: Genre ~ Paranormal Romance Buy at: Amazon EXCERPTS: Perceptions of Love   TIGER MINE   Desperation was becoming a prevalent emotion in Mohan’s life. With each passing moment, he slipped deeper into the unwanted state.   His food supply was limited, and he grew weaker with each passing week. Soon, he would […]

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Patients in Purgatory: William T. Delamar

Patients in Purgatory: William T. Delamar

In Patients in Purgatory: Why are there so many shallow unmarked graves? Why is that crazy nursing home administration spying on anyone visiting? What’s happening here? Patients in Purgatory: Genre ~ Mystery Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Patients in Purgatory   Ox kept Tuesday open so he could run over to the nursing home without Elmer. Elmer seemed to be feeling a little […]

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Other Doors: G. L. Helm

Other Doors: G. L. Helm

In Other Doors: Ben Fordham was a misfit destined to die in the gutters of L.A. until he found himself in a seedy bar trying to cadge a drink from an odd looking little fellow who claimed to be the best tattoo artist who ever lived. Other Doors: Sci/fi Fantasy EXCERPT: Other Doors   Ben Fordham opened his eyes and didn’t like what he saw. […]

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Origin of the Succubus: J. E. McGraw

Origin of the Succubus: J. E. McGraw

In Origin of the Succubus: In the depths of winter, a bubonic plague survivor is seduced by a dark stranger who changes her life forever. Origin of the Succubus: Genre/Dark Fantasy Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Origin of the Succubus   Cayo was the only patient in the hospice. He was sleeping. I stood by the door of the hospice, my hand bandaged, […]

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Promotion: Importance Of Websites & Blogs

Promotion: Importance Of Websites & Blogs

This Tuesday Tip deals with the importance of a website and a blog for an author’s promotion and to inform readers about their books. An author can have a website and include a blog as important part of the website. Use this for promotion. Promotion ~ Build A Website And A Blog Together A website has a broader range of promotional services therefore use your […]

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Calamity: Shane L. Coffey

Calamity: Shane L. Coffey

In Calamity: Joseph and the Windriders must face ancient evil and the flames of war in this epic conclusion to The Spirit of the Trees. Calamity: Genre/Fantasy Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Calamity   Joseph’s second day of travel from Glowing Rocks was nearing its end when Dorav came upon a side passage that would lead them through the rear entrance to the […]

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Check In – Share: Set Goals

Check In – Share: Set Goals

First week of the New Year Set Goals and Evaluate: It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Set Your Goals for the week, month and year: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In […]

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Once Upon a Christmas Moon: Anthology

Once Upon a Christmas Moon: Anthology

In Once Upon a Christmas Moon: A collection of stories about the magic of romance at Christmas time. Once Upon a Christmas Moon is by Christine Young, C.L. Kraemer and Genie Gabriel REVIEW: Once Upon a Christmas Moon   Title: Once Upon a Christmas Moon Author: Christine Young, C. L. Kraemer, Genie Gabriel Rating: 5 Reviewer: James Charles Three delightful short stories. Each one takes […]

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Old Enough: C.L. Kraemer

Old Enough: C.L. Kraemer

In Old Enough: Justin Anderson and Diane Wallace have both travelled rocky roads in their relationships. Patience and willingness to try again might just be the cure for their ‘never again’ attitudes. Old Enough by C. L. Kraemer: Romantic Suspense Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Old Enough   Justin glanced anxiously at Mark. “Don’t worry,” Mark leaned his lanky frame against the counter, […]

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Ocean Front Dining: J. Joseph Vouono

Ocean Front Dining: J. Joseph Vouono

Thane Harmon, a dedicated monster hunter, travels to Ocean City, Maryland to investigate into a possible werewolf incident upon the area’s sandy shores. Buy at Amazon: Buy at Barnes & Noble:   EXCERPT: Ocean Front Dining   He stalked softly to the mounds and stood over the creatures. The vamps were lying on their backs, arms at their sides, eyes wide open. On the left […]

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Smart Goals: New Year 2018

Smart Goals: New Year 2018

Do you want to see all your writing goals come true in 2018? Setting Smart Goals are so important. Set Smart Goals: S-Specific, M-Measurable, A-Attainable, R-Relevant, T-Time-bound Setting Goals for 2018: There are three types of goals: Short term, Midyear goals, Long term goals. Achieving your short term goals should help achieve midyear goals then the long term goals. Your short term goals can be […]

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New Year 2018 Trivia: Countdown

New Year 2018 Trivia: Countdown

Happy New Year what will 2018 bring? This is the beginning of another New Year. Toast the New Year 39 times with our New Year Countdown. 26 hours after the first bottle of bubbly pops on Millennium Island, Baker Island gets to greet the New Year. Count down to 2018 with timeanddate.com. ©iStockphoto.com/Ark_Tui 2018 New Year countdown 10. Get There First Unless you are drifting […]

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Ring In The New Year: Positive Thoughts

Ring In The New Year: Positive Thoughts

Ring in the New Year : It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the […]

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North of the Azores: Ruth Danes

North of the Azores: Ruth Danes

In North of the Azores: A young princess is forced to choose a new life in an unfamiliar world where she finds adventure, friendship and love. North of the Azores Genre: Historical Fiction Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: North of the Azores   I slept well and when I awoke I felt very weak but no longer ill. The doctor was present when […]

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No More Poodle Skirts: Genie Gabriel

No More Poodle Skirts: Genie Gabriel

In No More Poodle Skirts: After drifting for years in the innocent age of the 1950s, a woman struggles to join today’s world by finding a career and a new love, with some help from her zany family. No More Poodle Skirts Genre: Paranormal Romance/ Fantasy Buy at Amazon EXCERPT: No More Poodle Skirts Life seemed much simpler when all a girl had to worry about […]

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No Killer Instinct: R. E. Rothermich

No Killer Instinct: R. E. Rothermich

In No Killer Instinct: What happens when an ordinary American businessman with no taste for violence and no espionage experience suddenly finds himself recruited for a top level covert mission with a multitude of lives at stake–including his own? No Killer Instinct Genre: Mystery/Suspense/Adventure Buy at, Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: No Killer Instinct   Nearing Sassnitz, East Germany February 7, 1988   Hauptmann Gerhardt […]

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Nicotine Dreams: Dan Ehl

Nicotine Dreams: Dan Ehl

In Nicotine Dreams: Trent Rowen believed giving up smoking was suppose to be a healthy life choice and that he needed all the help he could get, but he began wondering after the nicotine patches began giving him extremely colorful dreams. Nicotine Dreams Genre: Crime Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Nicotine Dreams   Around the corner was a restaurant. “Crossroads Cafe” was written […]

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Before & After Publication: Part 2

Before & After Publication: Part 2

Part 2: An author must promote their book Before & After Publication if they want to sell. Before & After Publication Part 2 will speak to some of the very first things an author must do to help promote their books. Create an Author Facebook Page: Before & After Publication Part 2 You probably have a personal Facebook page. Now it’s time to consider creating […]

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Happy Holidays: Merry Christmas

Happy Holidays: Merry Christmas

Rogue Phoenix Press is wishing everyone happy holidays and a very merry Christmas to your families. Enjoy the holidays and look forward to the new year with lots of great writing Trivia: Holiday  Who is the patron saint remembered on the 26th of December? Every elf has this ornament on the tip of their shoes. Which ornament are we talking about? Everyone is familiar with […]

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The Day Before Christmas: Good Thoughts

The Day Before Christmas: Good Thoughts

The Day Before Christmas : It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue […]

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Neon Junction: Don Boles

Neon Junction: Don Boles

In Neon Junction: At times funny, and others sad, Neon Junction balances the two in a realistic depiction of loneliness and the basic need for connection between human beings. Neon Junction is a contemporary romance by Don Boles Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Neon Junction Jamie was a drinker. While not an expert by any stretch of the imagination, Jamie did know that […]

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Hobo: Henry P. Gravelle

Hobo: Henry P. Gravelle

In Hobo by  Henry P. Gravelle: A rogue vampire takes siege of the midnight express. Hobo is a horror novel Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Hobo   “Why didn’t you pull the emergency cord? It would’ve saved you a cleaning.” Freddy said, looking at Ed’s coal stained uniform. He grinned as Ed continued to brush off coal dust. “Cause I know you wouldn’t […]

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Myrlyn’s Gate: Dan Ehl

Myrlyn’s Gate: Dan Ehl

In Myrlyn’s Gate: Vladimir Dragol XIII had an immense task–convincing the world he was
not following in his ancestors’ bloody footprints. Myrlyn’s Gate is a fantasy/suspense novel Amazon Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Myrlyn’s Gate   Vladimir Dragol XIII had an immense task–convincing the world he was not following in his ancestors’ bloody footprints.   When the chance to prove himself came in the form of an attractive […]

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My War With Hemingway: James Charles

My War With Hemingway: James Charles

In My War With Hemingway: A young veteran struggles with Post-Traumatic Stress, alcoholism, the loss of the only girl he ever loved, and Ernest Hemingway. My War With Hemingway is a Contemporary Fiction Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: My War With Hemingway   During the third week of the fall semester on a Tuesday morning, I arrive to class early to get a […]

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Hashtags Drive Search Engines

Hashtags Drive Search Engines

Hashtag (#) is a powerful word initiated by the millennials which is also a powerful social media platform that drives Search Engines. I’ve suggested to many authors that they use hashtags (#) when they tweet, use instagram, Pinterest and others to help readers find their books and utilize Search Engines. Definition: Hashtag This # symbol is called a hashtag and it’s used to identify keywords. […]

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My Last Sunset: Christian Chiakulas

My Last Sunset: Christian Chiakulas

In My Last Sunset: An antisocial teen sets out to solve the mystery of why Jessica Carpenter killed herself in the halls of their high school. My Last Sunset by Christian Chiakulas is a Mystery/Crime novel. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   REVIEW: Title of book:              The Last Sunset Author                                    Christian Chiakulas Rating:                         4.5 stars Reviewed by:              Jeffery J. Smith The tale is both […]

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December sharing positive thoughts

December sharing positive thoughts

December sharing : It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue Phoenix Press […]

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My Angel: Christine Young

My Angel: Christine Young

In My Angel: When her father decided to send her to a finishing school back East, Angela Chamberlain refused to be confined to stuffy drawing rooms. My Angel by Christine Young is an Historical Romance Free on Kindle Unlimited Buy at Amazon: EXCERPT: My Angel   Denver, 1893   A polished azure sky looked down on a day that vacillated between winter and spring–a day […]

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More Than Just a Dog: Genie Gabriel

More Than Just a Dog: Genie Gabriel

In More Than Just a Dog: Three generations of independent women, driven in different directions by one man’s anger. Until his death reconnects them with their mystical Irish ancestors and wonders beyond this limited human existence. Angel Dog, Stargates, Alternate Worlds, Independent Women, Fated Lovers Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: More Than Just a Dog With only a fleeting second thought, Peter entered […]

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Moon In Mazatlan: C. L. Kraemer

Moon In Mazatlan: C. L. Kraemer

In Moon In Mazatlan: Follow Detective Corey Williams on a fugitive hunt to Mexico with a Harley riding, red-haired, tall reporter who is stealing his heart while getting the news story of the year. Moon in Mazatlan is a romantic suspense by C. L. Kraemer Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW:   Moon in Mazatlan C. L. Kraemer 978-1-62420-223-0   By Jeffrey Ross 4.5 Stars […]

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Fun Facts: Daniel Lance Wright

Fun Facts: Daniel Lance Wright

Meet Daniel Lance Wright author of Beware the Bones, learn some interesting facts. Daniel Lance Wright talks about his adventures. Fun Facts: Daniel Lance Wright I was always proficient at promoting other people and their efforts. It came quite easily for me and I loved doing it. I spent eighteen years in the television advertising business helping people build their careers and businesses. But, one […]

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Amazon Reviews: Good Bad Indifferent

Amazon Reviews: Good Bad Indifferent

How many Amazon Reviews do you need? Getting Amazon Reviews is important. Books with ten or more reviews are ranked higher by Amazon’s algorithms. These books will be shown more frequently to book buyers. Amazon Reviews: I was asked a few days ago by one of our RPP authors “how many reviews do you need?” So I googled the question and found an article on […]

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Miss Mayfair’s Dilemma: K.G. Mcafee

Miss Mayfair’s Dilemma: K.G. Mcafee

In Miss Mayfair’s Dilemma: Miss Patricia Mayfair is a wealthy, orphaned Regency bluestocking. While in London for the Season, Miss Mayfair spends more time buying books than ribbons. Miss Mayfair’s Dilemma is a Regency Romance written by K. G. McAbee Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Miss Mayfair’s Dilemma “My dearest Patricia, you must allow your hair to be done, I vow, or you […]

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Winter Comes: Need Positive Thoughts

Winter Comes: Need Positive Thoughts

Winter is coming: It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue Phoenix Press […]

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Meadows of Gold: #Fantasy #Adventure

Meadows of Gold: #Fantasy #Adventure

In Meadows of Gold: Eugene, Oregon in the 20th century, amid a property feud between the local faeries and night elves. The conniving faeries from Olde Ireland try to stir up more mischief. Meadows of Gold is a fantasy-adventure set in the hills of Eugene Oregon EXCERPT: Meadows of Gold   A gentle breeze sighed, undulating the meadow grass lazily and whispering past the forlorn […]

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Beware the Bones: Daniel Lance Wright

Beware the Bones: Daniel Lance Wright

In Beware the Bones: Lowell Strudemeyer had a death wish. Then, he runs head-on into the bad attitude of Jasmine Chandler. Now he has a project. Beware the Bones by Daniel Lance Wright is a sweet paranormal romance. EXCERPT: Beware the Bones   Becoming concerned that the trip may have been wasted time, she backed away and thought, now what? The only thing left to […]

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McKenna Clan Series Boxed Set

McKenna Clan Series Boxed Set

In the Mckenna Clan Boxed Set by Christine Young you will find Alpha Male Shifters, adventure and demons. These paranormal romances are steamy and hot. Read the Mckenna Clan series, free on kindle unlimited. Buy at: Amazon Kindle Unlimited EXCERPTS: McKenna Clan Series Boxed Set Catching Meara Meara had been seconds from revelation, mere seconds. Now quivering with terror, she huddled in the corner of […]

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Mayaki’s Doll: Francis Benedict

Mayaki’s Doll: Francis Benedict

In Mayaki’s Doll: Had they known that the scar on her foot would give them away, they would have set the car ablaze before pushing it over… Mayaki’s Doll ~ Crime/Mystery Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Mayaki’s Doll   The helicopter blew to smithereens, a huge ball of fire in the sky. The flaming debris cascaded down on the forest in a massive […]

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Sell Books: Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest

Sell Books: Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest

What is most important in selling books? Your name and book in cyberspace: Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest I was recently told all of this social media stuff was intimidating as well as confusing. “You mean I have to do all of these things, Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest and moe if I want to sell books?” Per their suggestion, I’ve decided to repeat some Tuesday’s Tips Social Media: […]

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May: Alicia Stone ~ Contemporary Romance

May: Alicia Stone ~ Contemporary Romance

In May: Marielle, single, restless and thirty-something is looking for a man. Can love compete with Fate? May is a contemporary romance by Alicia Stone. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: May May Alicia Stone 978-1-62420-193-6 By C McKnney 3.5 Stars out of 5   Alicia Stone’s first novel in the Many a Moon series promises an interesting series ahead. Marielle made the mistake of […]

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Share Positive Thoughts Today

Share Positive Thoughts Today

It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. […]

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Mask: Don Boles

Mask: Don Boles

In the Mask by Don Boles “The sins of the father will be visited upon you…” Mask is a Paranormal Thriller Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Mask Thirty minutes later, we found the place. It was on the outskirts of downtown, which was nice because I could slant park and not have to worry about a meter. The storefront looked bright and clean, […]

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Once Upon a Christmas Moon: Anthology

Once Upon a Christmas Moon: Anthology

Once Upon a Christmas Moon is a collection of stories about the magic of romance at Christmas time. Leave a comment for a chance to win a digital copy of Once Upon a Christmas Moon Buy at: Amazon EXCERPTS: Once Upon a Christmas Moon Twelve Days to Love Christine Young   Near New Orleans October 2,1867   “Sam! Close the shutters on the back landing. […]

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Love Sick Love: D. A. Cairns

Love Sick Love: D. A. Cairns

Love Sick Love by D. A. Cairns is a brutally honest and confronting story of love, sexual obsession and hope. D.A. Cairns will give a digital copy of Love Sick Love to one randomly drawn commenter. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Love Sick Love She seems agitated, and although I know she is a nervy, jittery type of character, I sense heightened tension […]

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Love Like War: Susan Downham

Love Like War: Susan Downham

In Love Like War: April is in love with Connor Richardson. She would do anything for him, so she thought, until he put her friend in hospital. Love Like War is a Contemporary Romance by Susan Downham Buy at: Amazon Buy at: Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: Love Like War She didn’t feel like she had a choice in any of it. Sure her best friend, […]

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Sell More Books: Great Covers, Blurbs & Excerpts

Sell More Books: Great Covers, Blurbs & Excerpts

Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts are keys to selling books. When we spend the time to write a novel, selling copies is one of the most important aspects. Some of the most important elements of your novel except the novel itself are the Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts. Covers: Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts The first view of your book is the cover. Hopefully your publisher will give you input into […]

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Love in the RV Park: Jeffrey Ross

Love in the RV Park: Jeffrey Ross

“Love in the RV Park shows love and romance as it really is, not sugar-coated and mawkish, as it’s often depicted in formulaic romance novels.” Love in the RV Park is a romance for men. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: REVIEW: Love in the RV Park Love in the RV Park Author: Jeffrey Ross Reviewed by Catherine DePino Five Stars Love in the RV […]

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Thanksgiving Weekend: Share Something Great

Thanksgiving Weekend: Share Something Great

It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive  and Great Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive & Great Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. […]

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Love in Bloom: Rosemary Indra

Love in Bloom: Rosemary Indra

Love In Bloom: When childhood friends reunite it takes two fairies and a matchmaking daughter to help them admit their true love for each other. Love in Bloom by Rosemary Indra is a Fantasy, Contemporary Romance Buy at Amazon: EXCERPT: Love In Bloom   Mattie Harrison sat up in bed when two golden lights floated down beside her. The shimmering lights from her fairies caused […]

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Lost Prince: Gregory Gourlay

Lost Prince: Gregory Gourlay

Please welcome Gregory Gourlay author of Lost Prince In Lost Prince: Mystery, history, and war. Lost Prince transports the reader from pre-Hispanic 16th century Peru to the modern Peru of today. REVIEW: Lost Prince Lost Prince Gregory Gourlay 978-1-62420-204-9 By Greg Didaleusky 5 Stars out of 5   A perilous adventure for Garrick Connolly in his pursuit for the hidden treasure of an Incas civilization. The […]

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Fun Facts: D. A. Cairns ~ Reptile Lover

Fun Facts: D. A. Cairns ~ Reptile Lover

Enjoy Fun Facts about author D. A. Cairns. Fun Facts: D. A. Cairns is the author of Love Sick Love and A Muddy Red River. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   Fun Facts about D. A. Cairns I have always loved reptiles,  especially lizards. As a boy I caught a Bearded Dragon and kept it as a pet for a liitle while before releasing […]

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Before & After Publication: Part 1

Before & After Publication: Part 1

Things to do Before and After Publication of your first, second or twentieth novel. If you want to sell more books there are several actions you can take Before and After Publication of your novel. Update the snail mail list: Before and After Publication We all have a list of family and friends we invite to gatherings. By expanding this list to friends of family […]

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Lost City of the Monkey God

Lost City of the Monkey God

Please welcome R.V. Wadden Jr. author of the Lost City of the Monkey God The Lost City of the Monkey God is an action packed adventure with murder, crime and romance. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Lost City of the Monkey God LOST CITY OF THE MONKEY GOD by Robert V. Wadden Jr. Five Stars Reviewed by G. Lloyd Helm “Lost City of […]

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Share Positive Thoughts: Check In

Share Positive Thoughts: Check In

It’s Check In And Share Day, Positive Thoughts. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did this week: Positive Thoughts only. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In and share something positive from your week. This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage […]

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Living the Legacy: Genie Gabriel

Living the Legacy: Genie Gabriel

Please welcome Genie Gabriel author of Living the Legacy. Living the Legacy is part of Genie Gabriel’s Halo Legacy series all romantic suspense. Buy at Amazon Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: Living the Legacy When the day of their symphony outing arrived, Beth’s nerves were stretched as taut as the strings on her cello. She fussed over her hair and wished she had learned more tricks […]

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Legacy Reborn: Genie Gabriel

Legacy Reborn: Genie Gabriel

  In Legacy Reborn: An attorney devoted to social causes and a burned out women’s advocate help save their home town while struggling not to fall in love. Legacy Reborn is a romantic suspense with lots of intrigue and adventure. Buy at Amazon: Buy at Barnes & Noble: Excerpt: Legacy Reborn As CJ stepped onto the floor to dance with his sister, Phoenix couldn’t tear […]

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Legacy of Angels: Genie Gabriel

Legacy of Angels: Genie Gabriel

In Legacy of Angels: Claudia deGras was forced into prostitution by her mother at age twelve. In spite of the trauma and abuse, she dreams of a respectful life filled with joy, laughter and the love of one man. Legacy of Angels ~ Romantic Suspense Buy at Amazon: Buy at Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: Legacy of Angels She bolted toward the door, not daring to […]

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Love Sick Love: D. A. Cairns

Love Sick Love: D. A. Cairns

Love Sick Love is a brutally honest and confronting story of love, sexual obsession and hope. D.A. Cairns will give a digital copy of Love Sick Love to one randomly drawn commenter. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Love Sick Love She seems agitated, and although I know she is a nervy, jittery type of character, I sense heightened tension on this occasion and […]

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Get Started On Goodreads

Get Started On Goodreads

How to use the Goodreads Discussions board, let’s get started. Before you can participate in Discussions you have to set up a Goodreads account. Goodreads is a free website for book lovers. Signing up is simple. Just google Goodreads then enter your name, email and a password How to start To begin using Goodreads, select books you have written, have read or want to read. […]

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Lakota/Pinkerton Boxed Set

Lakota/Pinkerton Boxed Set

Lakota/Pinkerton boxed set is a set of historical romances. This set is free on Kindle Unlimited. Check out these historical romance: Lakota/Pinkerton boxed set by Christine Young Buy at: Amazon, Kindle Unlimited $0.00 Lakota/Pinkerton Dakota’s Bride Moonless and frigid, the December night sent chills down Emma’s spine. Yet she didn’t stop at the lighted inn nearby, nor did she break stride when she stumbled over […]

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Check In And Share Day: Positive Thoughts

Check In And Share Day: Positive Thoughts

It’s Check In And Share Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How […]

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Kinetic: C. M. Zimmer

Kinetic: C. M. Zimmer

In Kinetic: An unexpected twist in Kattlynn Matthews’ life begins on the first day of her senior year at Crystal Creek Academy. It begins with a bang. Literally. Kinetic by C. M. Zimmer is a Paranormal Romance. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Kinetic Kinetic C.M. Zimmer ISBN: 978-1-62420-254-4 5 Stars Reviewed by Jennifer Milne Kattlynn is your typical teenaged girl: she loves her family, […]

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Fun Facts: Author Nancy Defoe

Fun Facts: Author Nancy Defoe

Learn some interesting and fun facts about author, Nancy Defoe Nancy Defoe has written a wonderful mystery/suspense novel: You Enter a Room FUN FACTS: 1. My first pet as a young adult was a Golden Retriever pup that I named Shaman. He did, indeed, live up to his name, being an intelligent and mystical force I have yet to write about with any justice. 2. […]

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Kindred Passage: Greg Gourlay

Kindred Passage: Greg Gourlay

Kindred Passage: In the 1960s while visiting central Africa, Ken Mallory uncovers intriguing information surrounding his great-grandfather, Lucas Lindsay, who fought in the Barotseland Civil War of a century earlier. Kindred Passage is an intriguing adventure novel filled with suspense. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Kindred Passage by Gregory Gourlay Five Stars Reviewed by Mike Fuller Explore the African Veldt, the Zambezi River […]

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You Enter a Room: Nancy Defoe

You Enter a Room: Nancy Defoe

In You Enter a Room: Advent Goodwin didn’t set out to become a detective. She would rather write her dissertation and fall in love, but her friend has been murdered. Nancy DeFoe author of You Enter a Room will giveaway a digital copy of her book. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: You Enter a Room   “Yeah, well, they meant business, so I […]

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Make Your Blog Work For You

Make Your Blog Work For You

Want more people to see your blog? Learn where to share it. I’ve been tweeting, Facebooking, and using Pinterest for years. It’s just now I’ve learned of different places to share my blog. * Please note that this post may contain affiliate links. So, this means that if you purchase something from that affiliate link, I will get a commission. I only recommend items that […]

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Kaleidoscope: C. M. Zimmer

Kaleidoscope: C. M. Zimmer

A sinister fallen angel has been unleashed. A girl with unique abilities holds the power to stop him. Watch what happens when their worlds collide in this sequel to Kinetic. Kaleidoscope by C. M. Zimmer is a Paranormal Romance   Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Kaleidoscope   I can taste the fear in the back of my throat as I rush to hide […]

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Check In and Share Day: Positive Thoughts

Check In and Share Day: Positive Thoughts

It’s Check In And Share Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How […]

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Just After Daylight: John Sikes

Just After Daylight: John Sikes

Back by popular demand, Captain John pens up another batch of tales fresh from the great outdoors. A Masters Degree, from the School of Hard Knocks, is earned in the stories found in his latest edition, Just After Daylight. Just After Daylight by John Sikes is a fun read for anyone who enjoys the outdoors Buy at: Barnes & Noble, Amazon Excerpt: Just After Daylight My […]

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June: Alicia Stone

June: Alicia Stone

In the novel June: Living a lie in a web of deceit, Cassandra finds the courage to challenge her controlling husband. June by Alicia Stone is a contemporary romance. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: June June By Alicia Stone A review by Jeffrey Ross 5 Stars This is a world-class piece of literature—a finely crafted book that combines several genres successfully. On one […]

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The Heart of Seras: Journey to Seras

The Heart of Seras: Journey to Seras

Julie Ayers is a normal fifteen year old living in the quiet town of Sunset, Ohio. Her world is turned upside down by the arrival of the school’s new teacher, Marcus Campbell. The Heart of Seras: Journey to Seras is a YA/Fantasy that will capture your heart. Buy at Amazon: Buy at Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: The Heart of Seras: Journey to Seras   Five […]

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New Release: North of the Azores

New Release: North of the Azores

In North of the Azores: A young princess is forced to choose a new life in an unfamiliar world where she finds adventure, friendship and love. Enjoy this Historical Fiction North of the Azores by Ruth Danes Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: North of the Azores   I slept well and when I awoke I felt very weak but no longer ill. The […]

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Book Bub: Advertise Your Books

Book Bub: Advertise Your Books

Book Bub is another way to advertise and has amazing results. One thousand follows seems to be the magic number for advertising on Book Bub What is Book Bub? Book Bub is used by authors to help sell books and to advertise. Rumor has it, I have no facts on this, that an author needs 1,ooo followers in order to qualify for their advertising. Book […]

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Joker’s Wild: C. L. Kraemer

Joker’s Wild: C. L. Kraemer

In Joker’s Wild: Four brothers raised in the Northwest. Two choose to stay and pursue life in Oregon. Two are seduced by the promise of Hollywood. Joker’s Wild by C. L. Kraemer a mystery/suspense novel will keep you entranced. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: Joker’s Wild 2004   The squeak of his teeth against each other reverberated in Joey’s ears. “Joey? Joey!” The plaintive […]

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Check In and Share Something Positive

Check In and Share Something Positive

It’s Check In And Share Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How […]

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Jewel of the Naga: Olivia Fields

Jewel of the Naga: Olivia Fields

In Jewel of the Naga: A reluctant incubus with a traumatic past must consume sexual pleasure to live. Can the woman of his dreams survive his love? Enjoy this Paranormal Romance, Jewel of the Naga by Olivia Fields Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Jewel of the Naga   Fred’s face looked unfamiliar, his expression hard, almost fierce. He gazed out at the bidders, […]

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Jak Barley: One Damn Thing After Another

Jak Barley: One Damn Thing After Another

One Damn Thing After Another: Jak Barley, private inquisitor, hates cases involving damned creatures like vampires and zombies, but that’s just what he finds himself in the middle of. Jak Barley Private Inquisitor and the case of One Damn Thing After Another Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   REVIEW: One Damn Thing After Another   Jak Barley-Private Inquisitor […]

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Isabelle’s Fall: K. J. Dahlen

Isabelle’s Fall: K. J. Dahlen

In Isabelle’s Fall: When dreams haunt Cat she knows she has to go home, there she finds danger, magic, and love. Can she survive the danger to explore the love? Isabelle’s Fall is a mystery by K. J. Dahlen Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Excerpt: Isabelle’s Fall   Deep into the night, the wind picked up carrying the message to those who could hear it. […]

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The Power Club: Greg Gildersleeve

The Power Club: Greg Gildersleeve

In The Power Club: Some kids play piano. Some kids make hook shots. Some create darkness…or teleport…or fly. Damon has what ordinary kids want: a power. Ords have what he wants: freedom. The Power Club is a middle grade Sci/fi Adventure Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: The Power Club   Two agonizing days passed before Damon’s leg healed enough that he could walk into […]

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Giveaways: Amazon & Goodreads

Giveaways: Amazon & Goodreads

Will Amazon giveaways increase sales? This needs to be explored. This Giveaways post is a repeat of an earlier post simply because questions about giveaways have been asked. The most important thing in increasing sales is by getting your product (your book) in the hands of the consumers. By giving away free books you increase your audience. Ideally, by receiving and reading the free book the […]

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In Sheep’s Clothing: Terry Lloyd Vinson

In Sheep’s Clothing: Terry Lloyd Vinson

In Sheep’s Clothing: 1880’s, Utah territory: an entire unit of U.S. Calvary soldiers has vanished from between the walls of Fort Drake, a remote site surrounded on all sides by warring Indian tribes and whose lone mission had been to protect the local gold-miners of nearby South Pass City.   If horror is your genre, you are sure to love In Sheep’s Clothing by Terry […]

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Check In and Share Something Positive

Check In and Share Something Positive

It’s Check In And Share Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How […]

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If Only: C. L. Kraemer ~ Romance

If Only: C. L. Kraemer ~ Romance

In If Only: Widow Barbara Langley, sporting a refreshed look, and her best friend, go to Tampa, Florida as she had promised. Along the way she encounters an old flame and new temptation. If Only by C. L. Kraemer is a contemporary romance with a touch of suspense. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: If Only “You are the one my cards have foretold […]

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Identity: Fantasy Novel ~ Shane L. Coffey

Identity: Fantasy Novel ~ Shane L. Coffey

In Identiy: Joseph is a quiet man. The only thing he enjoys more than nature and the hunt is being left alone… but when a refugee elf appears in his forest with a war band at her heels, this solitary hunter has only moments to decide whether he wants to become something more. Read Identity REVIEW: Identity Identity Shane Coffey 978-1-62420-180-6 Review by Courtney Rene […]

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I Want to Have the Heart of a Dog: Genie Gabriel

I Want to Have the Heart of a Dog: Genie Gabriel

I Want to Have the Heart of a Dog: An intriguingly different look at one woman’s recovery from several lifetimes of abuse, betrayal and violent deaths—guided by dogs whose hearts contain the simple and miraculous knowledge of the Universe. Dog lovers should check out this wonderful book guided by the beautiful hearts of dogs. Buy at, Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: I Want to Have […]

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Hunter the Fallen One: C. L. Hagely

Hunter the Fallen One: C. L. Hagely

In Hunter the Fallen One: A hostile takeover of earth is unfolding secretly right before our very eyes. Is this a political move, or is something much more ancient and sinister at hand? Enjoy Hunter the Fallen One by C. L.Hagely a YA/Sci-fi Buy at: Amazon Barnes & Noble REVIEW: Hunter the Fallen One   Hunter: The Fallen One A Lian Hunter Adventure C.L Hagely […]

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His Eternal Promise: Sheri Lynn

His Eternal Promise: Sheri Lynn

She never imagined that a peculiar encounter with Maxim, followed by a night of extraordinary passion, would result in His Eternal Promise. His Eternal Promise by Sheri Lynn: Paranormal Romance/Vampires Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: His Eternal Promise   His Eternal Promise By Sheri Lynn 4 Stars Reviewed by Jeffrey Ross I leave this entertaining book with the sense I might enjoy being […]

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Check In And Share Day at Rogue Phoenix Press

Check In And Share Day at Rogue Phoenix Press

It’s Check In And Share Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and share what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How […]

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Hippie Mafia: Jessica Evans

Hippie Mafia: Jessica Evans

Hippie Mafia is a story of urban redemption, examining how greed and loyalty influence decisions in a sub-culture that is generally accepted as being peaceful and without strife. Hippie Mafia by Jessica Evans is Contemporary Fiction Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Hippie Mafia   Hippie Mafia The Granola Gang Book One By Jessica Evans 4.5 stars (out of 5) Review by Nancy Dafoe […]

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Highland Sunrise: Christine Young

Highland Sunrise: Christine Young

In Highland Sunrise by Christine Young: He Made Her An Offer…   She Couldn’t Deny… Highland Sunrise is an historical romance set in the regency time period   Buy at: Amazon; Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Highland Sunrise Highland Sunrise by Christine Young Publisher: Rogue Phoenix Press Genre: Historical Length: Full Length (174 pgs) Heat Level: Spicy Rated: 4 Stars Reviewed by Dandelion I loved the rapport […]

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Highland Honor: Christine Young

Highland Honor: Christine Young

In Highland Honor: Willfully stubborn, innocently courageous, Callie Whitcomb braves a journey through the treacherous highlands to the Macpherson castle. Highland Honor is an Historical Romance and the first book in a tree book series. Buy at Amazon: Excerpt: Highland Honor Scotland November 1512: A heavy frost sat on the frozen earth, and a full moon shone clearly between the heavy clouds dotting the sky. […]

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Hey Joey Journal: Colleen June Glatzel

Hey Joey Journal: Colleen June Glatzel

Hey Joey Journal: After her father’s death, wild child Rosie Dwyer is introduced to journaling. She initially calls this writing form cliché, but eventually a cathartic obsession begins. Hey Joey Journal is a literary fiction dealing with suicide and mental illness as well as Bipolar Disorder. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Hey Joey Journal August 17, 2012 Hey, Journal, That “Dear journal” shtick […]

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Before & After Publication: Part Three-Write

Before & After Publication: Part Three-Write

Write, write some more then write something else. Of course we are all writers so we like to write. Write: Articles – Post on your blog/website Even if you have one book or twenty, you have ideas and experience you can describe to aspiring authors. Sometimes writing block sets in for me when I’m asked to write an article. My suggestions to myself and to […]

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Her Heart’s Liege: Olivia Fields

Her Heart’s Liege: Olivia Fields

Her Heart’s Liege: A tomboy captain must guard a roguish prince during wartime. Can they save their country from invasion while learning to lead–and falling in love? Her Heart’s Liege is an historical romance by Olivia Fields Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Her Heart’s Liege   She and the prince were easier with one another after their day in town. They continued their […]

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Check In And Share Day

Check In And Share Day

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Helping Hand For Ethan: Daniel Lance Wright

Helping Hand For Ethan: Daniel Lance Wright

In Helping Hand For Ethan: All Ethan Lee wants to do over summer vacation is spend his time swimming on the family farm at the bend on Meandering Creek. Helping Hand for Ethan is an Inspirational young adult novel.   Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: Excerpt: Helping Hand for Ethan Ethan retraced the path of the tractor ride home down the hill over the terraces […]

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Healing Fire: Angela Castle

Healing Fire: Angela Castle

In Healing Fire: Melor, an elite warrior of the planet Kell, has come to Earth and the city of L.A to find a Protected to call his own, but all the women reject his attempts to court them. Healing Fire is a well written Sci/fi novel about elite warriors and the women they seek to protect. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: Healing Fire […]

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Hazardous: Ruby Swift – YA/Crime

Hazardous: Ruby Swift – YA/Crime

In Hazardous: One priceless diamond. A team of ruthlessly efficient thieves. A punk rock band and the ride of your life. If you love young adult books, you will enjoy Hazardous by Ruby Swift.   Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Hazardous   Erika stepped out of the Fortitude Valley station, bags of shopping in either hand and watched the majority of the train […]

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Forever His: Christine Young

Forever His: Christine Young

In Forever His,Christine Young has done it again in this historical romance. The blizzards, betrayal, deceit and a ruthless bandito like Chavez made this a great romance. Review: Forever His ~ Melinda for Night Owl Romance     5 out of 5 Buy at Amazon Read Free on Kindle Unlimited BLURB: Forever His   Struggling to come to terms with the part she played in Jacob St. John’s death, […]

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Website/Blog: Promotion Tools for Authors

Website/Blog: Promotion Tools for Authors

This Tuesday Tip deals with the importance of a website and a blog for an author to promote and inform readers about their books. An author can have a website and include a blog as important part of the website. Build A Website And A Blog Together A website has a broader range of promotional services therefore use your website for the following. List your […]

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The Fort Providence Watch: Henry P. Gravelle

The Fort Providence Watch: Henry P. Gravelle

The Fort Providence Watch: After Doctor Paul Barnet receives an injury which removes his surgical abilities, he seeks vengeance for his lost skills through an alter ego, Jack the Ripper. The Fort Providence Watch by Henry P. Gravelle in an Historical Thriller Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: The Fort Providence Watch   The office was located on the fourth floor of the Royal […]

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Check In And Share: Rogue Phoenix Press

Check In And Share: Rogue Phoenix Press

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Half-Built Houses: Eric Keller

Half-Built Houses: Eric Keller

In Half-Built Houses: All the taut intrigue and compelling personalities of a classic, courtroom thriller combined with the twists and turns of an engrossing murder mystery in a Canadian setting. Half-Built Houses by Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Half-Built Houses After the car had been towed away, Charley had gone back to the basement, but he heard sirens and had to flee before […]

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Girlfriending: Christopher T. Werkman

Girlfriending: Christopher T. Werkman

Girlfriending is a collection of funny, sad, and occasionally bizarre stories of characters beginning, ending, or finding a way through some type of romantic relationship. Enjoy a collection of short stories; Girlfriending by Christopher T. Werkmen EXCERPT: Girlfriending The bottle danced an erratic jig. Otis saw it floating near the stern of Bubble Watcher as Andre backed the fifty-five footer into its mooring slip. Otis […]

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Grayson: Author Tamara White

Grayson: Author Tamara White

Unable to shake off her past and the destruction colorism played in her childhood, Grayson returns to Lakeland in an attempt to reconcile her past. “Grayson is a book about family history, secrets, and rivalries.” Reviewed By G. Lloyd Helm Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble REVIEW: Grayson Grayson By Tamar White 5 Stars Reviewed by G. Lloyd Helm   Grayson is a book about […]

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Garrison Creek: Henry P. Gravelle

Garrison Creek: Henry P. Gravelle

In Garrison Greek by Henry P. Gravelle, Doc Jacobi comes in contact with swindlers who have stolen a prize Stallion. If you like westerns and historical set in the wild wild west, you’re sure to love Garrison Creek. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Garrison Creek “I’ve been feeling strange, Doc. Sometimes I wanna dance, sometimes I wanna puke,” Carrie Monroe said, her brown […]

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Before & After Publication: Part 2

Before & After Publication: Part 2

Part 2: An author must promote their book Before & After Publication if they want to sell. Before & After Publication Part 2 will speak to some of the very first things an author must do to help promote their books. Create an Author Facebook Page: Before & After Publication Part 2 You probably have a personal Facebook page. Now it’s time to consider creating […]

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Frozen Death: G. L. Didaleusky

Frozen Death: G. L. Didaleusky

In Frozen Death something is causing people to freeze to death in Florida during ninety-degree weather. Ancient Indian lore holds the answer to these mysterious medical aberrations. If you like mystery and suspense you are sure to love Frozen Death by G. L. Did EXCERPT: Frozen Death   At 3:30 A.M., the telephone rang. On the fourth ring, John picked up the receiver, his mind […]

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Share Positive Thoughts: Check In

Share Positive Thoughts: Check In

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Fragments Under Glass

Fragments Under Glass

Fragments Under Glass tells in a moving way the experiences of a young, teenage Girl—her life before, during and after the Holocaust. Fragments Under Glass by Rebecca Siegel is written by a woman who lived during the Holocaust and went to school with Anne Frank Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble BLURB: Fragments Under Glass Living among corpses…a death train destined for the Elbe River…bodies covered […]

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The Beamy Courage of Gerta Scholler

The Beamy Courage of Gerta Scholler

In The Beamy Courage of Gerta Scholler: Orphaned in New York City in the middle of the 19th century, Gerta Scholler finds new family and survives tragedy on a Kansas homestead. This historical fiction, The Beamy Courage of Gerta Scholler is set in a Kansas Homestead Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: The Beamy Courage of Gerta Scholler   The Mancinos sat on the bench […]

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Forest Ridge Series Boxed Set

Forest Ridge Series Boxed Set

Forest Ridge Series Boxed Set by author Rosemary Indra is Free on Kindle Unlimited. Forest Ridge boxed set is made up of contemporary romance: Everlasting Love, Rekindled Love, & The Look of Love   Buy at: Amazon, EXCERPTS: Forest Ridge Series   THE LOOK OF LOVE   The pager on her waistband sounded a moment before Penny heard the city’s alarm sound. Her sense of […]

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Fun Facts: Colleen June Gatzel Author

Fun Facts: Colleen June Gatzel Author

Author Colleen June Gatzel shares interesting facts. Hey Joey Journal by Colleen June Gatzel is her first book with Rogue Phoenix Press What’s the oddest piece of clothing you own? A vintage clown costume. What do you fear most? Chipmunks  What’s your guilty pleasure?  Nachos When you’re playing music, what group will you dance to even if you’re alone? Harry Belafonte  What was your childhood […]

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Hashtag (#): Book Promotion

Hashtag (#):  Book Promotion

Hashtag (#) is a powerful word initiated by the millennials which is also a powerful social media platform. I’ve suggested to many authors that they use hashtags (#) when they tweet, use instagram, Pinterest and others to help readers find their books. Definition: Hashtag This # symbol is called a hashtag and it’s used to identify keywords. It can also be used to mark specific […]

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Fisherman’s Son: John R. Sikes

Fisherman’s Son: John R. Sikes

In Fisherman’s Son by John R. Sikes, Young Jason hits the open ocean of the Pacific Northwest for the first time. If you love, adventure, the Pacific Northwest and survival in the Pacific Ocean, you’ll love Fisherman’s Son. Buy at: Amazon, and Barnes & Noble EXCERPT: FISHERMAN’S SON Jason had just started dreaming about cruising in his new Mustang car he was going to buy […]

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It’s Check In And Share Day

It’s Check In And Share Day

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Entangled Destinies: Paranormal Horror

Entangled Destinies: Paranormal Horror

Entangled Destinies asks the question, can a message found in a century old bottle bring a government to its knees? If you like paranormal and horror, you will enjoy Entangled Destinies by J. L. Addicoat. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Entangled Destinies Screams sounded from within the house. Sarah’s fear grew. As cold as it was, she wasn’t going back into the house […]

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Hey Joey Journal: Colleen June Glatzel

Hey Joey Journal: Colleen June Glatzel

In Hey Joey Journal, after her father’s death, wild child Rosie Dwyer is introduced to journaling. She initially calls this writing form cliché, but eventually a cathartic obsession begins. Hey Joey Journal is a journal about a teenager dealing with mental illness, suicide, Bipolar Disorder while journaling Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   BLURB: Hey Joey Journal After the psychologically scarring death of her […]

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Faerie Chronicles: Boxed Set

Faerie Chronicles: Boxed Set

Faerie Chronicles boxed set is free on kindle unlimited: Faerie’s, Elves, Fantasy and a hint of romance. If you enjoy paranormal sweet romances with lots of fantasy and adventure you will love Faerie Chronicles by C. L. Kraemer Buy at: Amazon EXCERPTS: Faerie Chronicles Boxed Set A gentle breeze sighed, undulating the meadow grass lazily and whispering past the forlorn figure slumped on the tree […]

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Elemental Seduction: Requited by Fire

Elemental Seduction: Requited by Fire

In Requited by Fire, Mirah burns to lay claim to a new discovery but shortly after she arrives, a handsome threat appears. He is hot and mysterious, a combustible mixture that threatens to consume her body and soul. If you enjoy hot erotic romances, you are sure to enjoy Requited by Fire by McKinzie S. Heart. EXCERPT: Requited by Fire She couldn’t count all the […]

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Amazon Reviews: Good, Bad, Indifferent

Amazon Reviews: Good, Bad, Indifferent

How many Amazon Reviews do you need? Getting Amazon Reviews is important. Books with ten or more reviews are ranked higher by Amazon’s algorithms. These books will be shown more frequently to book buyers. Amazon Reviews: I was asked a few days ago by one of our RPP authors “how many reviews do you need?” So I googled the question and found an article on […]

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Fun Facts: Terry Lloyd Vinson

Fun Facts: Terry Lloyd Vinson

Meet Terry Lloyd Vinson author of Blacktop. Terry Lloyd Vinson loves to write horror. Blacktop is the second book he has published with Rogue Phoenix Press. In Sheep’s Clothing was his first book. Fun Facts: Terry Lloyd Vinson I would say the most interesting place I’ve visited is Gensan City in the Philippine islands.  The people are extremely welcoming and polite to foreigners and I […]

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It’s Check in and Share Day

It’s Check in and Share Day

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Everlasting Love: Rosemary Indra

Everlasting Love: Rosemary Indra

In Everlasting Love Miranda Cummins borrows a friend’s cabin to finish writing her long overdue book, she’s surprised to find the one-room retreat already occupied by Kevin Mathews. If you like contemporary romances with a touch of humor and firefighters, you will love Everlasting Love by Rosemary Indra. EXCERPT: Everlasting Love Buy at Amazon: Miranda Cummings inhaled the fresh fir scent the moment she opened […]

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Blacktop-Horror: Terry Lloyd Vinson

Blacktop-Horror: Terry Lloyd Vinson

In Blacktop atop a dark, desolate stretch of blood-spattered West Texas asphalt, the road to survival will require the ultimate sacrifice. If you enjoy horror, suspense, adventure and aliens, you are sure to enjoy Blacktop by Terry Vinson. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Blacktop The commotion, and alien sounds reverberating from same, drew me, beckoned me back to the open door, so much […]

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Fun Facts: Lucia Carter Keates

Fun Facts: Lucia Carter Keates

Fun facts from Lucia Carter Keats author of Child of the Heathen a supernatural novel. Make sure to check out Child of the Heathen while learning some fun facts about our author Lucia Carter Keats. Fun Facts: Lucia Carter Keats When I was a teenager my father sent me into the extension room away from everyone else. He said the constant thumping  on the old fashioned […]

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Elven Roses: Brandon Hill

Elven Roses: Brandon Hill

In Elven Roses Aldrec was an elf who was mystery to all but himself. Keeping others at arm’s length, he lived each day staving off madness from his impossibly long and somewhat reclusive life. Elven Roses by Brandon Hill is a fantasy about an elf and his life. If you love fantasy check out this fast paced read. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Nobel: EXCERPT: […]

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More Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest

More Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest

What is most important in selling books? Your name and book in cyberspace: Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest I was recently told all of this social media stuff was intimidating as well as confusing. “You mean I have to do all of these things, Twitter, Blogs, Pinterest and moe if I want to sell books?” Per their suggestion, I’ve decided to repeat some Tuesday’s Tips Social Media: […]

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Elliot K. Carnucci: Big Fat Loser

Elliot K. Carnucci: Big Fat Loser

The kids at school pick on Elliot K. Carnucci. He’s overweight, looks like a geek, makes top honors, and lives in a funeral home. Can Elliot win his fight against the bullies, or is he doomed forever? Elliot K. Carnucci is a book about bullying. Check it out if you have kids in school, teach or are concerned about this epidemic.   Buy at: Amazon, […]

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It’s Check In and Share Day

It’s Check In and Share Day

It’s Check In Day. Let’s Make Fireworks: Check In and tell us what you did. Time to pay the piper! How did you do? How much did you write? Did words explode on your WIP? Check In This is the Rogue Phoenix Press weekly Check In. Every Sunday we encourage our authors and visitors to let us know how their writing is going. How well […]

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Dragons Among the Eagles

Dragons Among the Eagles

In Dragons Among the Eagles, Aleda Sable faces the toughest decision of her life–to stay in dragon form, live as a two-legged or put one foot in the human world and one talon in the dragon world. If you like shapeshifter, suspense and adventure, you are sure to love Dragons Among the Eagles by C. L. Kraemer. EXCERPT: Dragons Among the Eagles Rain thwacked against […]

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Child of the Heathen: Horror

Child of the Heathen: Horror

In Child of the Heathen the question is asked: “Would you sacrifice immortality to save your last remaining son?” In Child of the Heathen by Lucia Carter Keates the question is asked: “Would you sacrifice immortality to save your last remaining son?” Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble   EXCERPT: Child of the Heathen   Clattering unceremoniously along the driveway, Janine dragged her stole along the ground, […]

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Door to Heaven: Christine Young

Door to Heaven: Christine Young

In Door to Heaven by Christine Young Courageous and impetuous, Jessica Lawerence finds danger in her quest to save all women from white slavery. Door to Heaven is a sequel to Straight to Heaven both are historical romances. Buy at: AMAZON EXCERPT: Door to Heaven   Salem, Oregon 1886   No one would have ever guessed the little spitfire could create so much havoc in […]

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Difficult Lies: Christopher T. Werkman

Difficult Lies: Christopher T. Werkman

In Difficult Lies Allan Vickery emerges from a coma with knowledge that tears his life apart, only to reassemble it in a way “Vic” could never anticipate. Difficult Lies by Christopher T. Werkmen is a contemporary fiction dealing with a comatose patient that awakens to find his life has changed in ways he has trouble dealing with. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: Difficult […]

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Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts: Sell Books

Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts: Sell Books

Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts are keys to selling books. When we spend the time to write a novel, selling copies is one of the most important aspects. Some of the most important elements of your novel except the novel itself are the Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts. Covers: Covers, Blurbs, Excerpts The first view of your book is the cover. Hopefully your publisher will give you input into […]

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Diamonds for the Devil: Nickie Fleming

Diamonds for the Devil: Nickie Fleming

In Diamonds for the Devil: A priceless string of diamonds is said to bring disaster to the one wearing it, so people say. Intrigue, romance, and a string of Diamonds will keep you reading all night long. Diamonds for the Devil is a great read. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: Diamonds for the Devil “Madame la baronesse?” A face popped up next to the […]

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Desert Blood: Sci/fi Fantasy

Desert Blood: Sci/fi Fantasy

In Desert Blood, the Dolus invasion rolled over the unassuming Kingdom of Larista leaving ghost towns in its wake. If you like science fiction mixed with fantasy and romance, you are sure to love Desert Blood by Brian Young. Buy at Amazon: REVIEW: Desert Blood Book Whiz This was a very fun, action-packed read. Desert Blood has very well-paced POV switches. Also, I love the […]

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Defying the Odds: C. L. Kraemer

Defying the Odds: C. L. Kraemer

Defying the Odds: The night elves on the hill aren’t happy without their magic. They concoct a plan to punish those who were involved in the act that rendered them almost human. Meanwhile, Uther, the rogue night elf, has returned to woo the Librarian to be his eternal mate. If you enjoy fantasy, adventure and elves, you will love Defying the Odds by C. L. […]

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Deep Space Dreaming: Loretta Laird

Deep Space Dreaming: Loretta Laird

Join Jenni in Deep Space Dreaming as the man in her dreams becomes a reality and the lusty adventure to find their way home begins. If you enjoy science fiction and romance, you’re sure to enjoy Deep Space Dreaming by Loretta Laird.   Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXCERPT: DEEP SPACE DREAMING As her eyes opened and the early rays of the simulated daylight […]

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Damn the Torn Speedos Full Speed Ahead

Damn the Torn Speedos Full Speed Ahead

In Damn the Torn Speedos: A “shaggy dog” is a story of less than 1000 words that ends on a groan-inducing pun. Here we have 101 of the groaniest. Elliott Capon writes a fun book full of slapstick humor and puns, you are sure to love Damn the Torn Speedos. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Excerpt: Damn the Torn Speedos, Full Speed Ahead Sy […]

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Girlfriending: Short Stories

Girlfriending: Short Stories

Girlfriending is a collection of funny, sad, and occasionally bizarre stories of characters beginning, ending, or finding a way through some type of romantic relationship. Check out Girlfriending by Christopher T. Werkman a collection of short stories you are sure to love. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble BLURB: Girlfriending A detective known for bold courage on the job deals with mental and physical abuse […]

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Dakota’s Bride: Historical Romance

Dakota’s Bride: Historical Romance

In Dakota’s Bride, Emma St. John received her brother’s letter imploring her to escape her stepfather’s vengeful scheme and to trust Dakota Barringer with her life. I can’t remember the last time I was so engrossed in a book: Dakota’s Bride took over my weekend, and even now, am wishing to go peruse it one more time… Rating: 4.5 Books Reviewed by Snapdragon Long and Short […]

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Cupid’s Kiss: YA/Romance

Cupid’s Kiss: YA/Romance

What if all it took to fall in love was to swap some spit? That’s what happens in Cupid’s Kiss by Jennifer Milne. Read Cupid’s Kiss: Cupid was real, and his descendants still walk the earth. Their magical matchmaking abilities don’t come from arrows though, but from their spit. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Excerpt: Cupid’s Kiss Sometimes I wondered if I looked different […]

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Quirky Hobbies: More Than Just a Dog

Quirky Hobbies: More Than Just a Dog

Learn more about author Genie Gabriel and her Quirky Hobbies. If you love dogs and want to read more about Angel Dogs, Stargates and Fated Lovers, You’ll enjoy the Quirky Hobbies in More Than Just a Dog. The quirkiest fact about my “hobby” of rescuing dogs is that it has become part of my life’s work. It’s not a hobby any more but part of […]

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Community: Fantasy/Adventure

Community: Fantasy/Adventure

Community: The tale of Joseph, the Spirit of the Trees, continues to unfold with mystery, action, and adventure. To fulfill a prophecy. If you like fantasy, adventure and action you are sure to enjoy Community by Shane Coffey. Excerpt: Community Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Eight years earlier… A storm raged across the late afternoon sky, lashing Joseph with cold, stinging rain. He pressed his […]

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Before And After Publication: Five Must Do Actions

Before And After Publication: Five Must Do Actions

Things to do Before and After Publication of your first, second or twentieth novel. If you want to sell more books there are several actions you can take Before and After Publication of your novel. Update the snail mail list: Before and After Publication We all have a list of family and friends we invite to gatherings. By expanding this list to friends of family […]

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Angel Dogs, Stargates, Alternate Worlds

Angel Dogs, Stargates, Alternate Worlds

Meet Angel Dogs and travel to alternate worlds in this wonderful story: More Than Just a Dog. Three generation of independent women encounter Angel Dogs and rescue animals in danger. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble EXERPT: MEET ANGEL DOGS With only a fleeting second thought, Peter entered the coordinates in the computer implanted in his wrist to transport to the cave on Chessie’s farm. […]

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Challenging the Legacy: Romantic Suspense

Challenging the Legacy: Romantic Suspense

In Challenging the Legacy, Super-mom Tallie O’Shea took on eight adopted children and built a legacy of compassionate justice with her policeman husband. If you enjoy suspense, romance and mystery, you will be sure to fall in love with Challenging the Legacy by Genie Gabriel. Buy at Amazon: Barnes & Noble: Excerpt: Challenging the Legacy The pressure of Pierce’s fingers on hers surprised Tallie. She knew […]

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Cats in the Cradle: Suspense/Mystery

Cats in the Cradle: Suspense/Mystery

In Cats in the Cradle of Civilization by C. L. Kraemer, Glenda Nagel, editor for Getty Museum’s monthly magazine loves her home in the Juniper Hills and her cats. Dealing with Egyptian Antiquites, Cats in the Cradle of Civilization is filled with suspense, mystery and intrigue. Excerpt: Cats in the Cradle of Civilization Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Lifting the lid of the innocuous, wooden […]

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Catching Meara: Paranormal Romance/Shifters

Catching Meara: Paranormal Romance/Shifters

Delane of Coffee Time Romance & More says: “Catching Meara is a superbly written mystery that draws readers in and makes them a part of the team.” In Catching Meara you will meet Meara Thorton a feisty, world-class computer hacker—cornered by the FBI and shockingly given the chance to be their newly acquired technical analyst.  And Jace McKenna, an enigma, a loner, impossibly handsome, sincere and committed. Buy […]

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Captain’s Cross ~ French & Indian War

Captain’s Cross ~ French & Indian War

Ben Deland is the hero of Captain’s Cross a historical novel set in the 1700’s. Check out Captain’s Cross: Ben Deland has survived pirates and near death from the deadly cannons of a French warship but now must trek deep into the hostile wilderness to save a young colonial officer from French and Indian treachery. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Excerpt: Captain’s Cross Suzanne stayed […]

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Bones, murder coupled with suspense

Bones, murder coupled with suspense

When human bones are discovered in a cave just outside of town, it’s up to Sheriff Max Reardon to find out who the bones belonged to. In the novel, Bones by K. J. Dahlen, you will love the suspense and mystery. Buy Bones at: Amazon: Barnes & Noble: EXCERPT: BONES Max squatted near the opening in the rocky outcrop and took off his sunglasses. He was hot […]

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Goodreads Discussions – How to

Goodreads Discussions – How to

How to use the Goodreads Discussions board, let’s get started. Before you can participate in Discussions you have to set up a Goodreads account. Goodreads is a free website for book lovers. Signing up is simple. Just google Goodreads then enter your name, email and a password How to start To begin using Goodreads, select books you have written, have read or want to read. […]

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Lost City of the Monkey God

Lost City of the Monkey God

Did you ever want to visit a Lost City? Peter Van Owen visits the Lost City of the Monkey God against his will. It seems the elements around him consider against his wishes. Buy at: Amazon, Barnes and Noble Excerpt: Lost City of the Monkey God They gathered at the dock in a warm rain. The party was bigger than Peter had realized. There were […]

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