Journey to New Salem by Mark Rosendorf #giveaway

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Mark Rosendorf ‘s writing is based on the personalities and experiences he has come across throughout his life, coupled with his own wild “if only I could do that” imagination. He is the author of the young adult series, The Witches of Vegas. He is also credited with The Rasner Effect series, a suspense/thriller trilogy published between 2009 and 2012.

Born November, 25th, 1974, and raised in Queens New York, Mark holds a Master’s Degree from Long Island University’s Human Development and Leadership program. He is a licensed Guidance Counselor for the New York City Department of Education’s special education district. He began his counseling career in September, 2001. Prior to that, he worked in the hotel industry.

Mark has also moonlighted as a professional magician. Today, he teaches magic and Illusion to his students in order to teach teamwork while developing their confidence.
Having accomplished his goals of becoming an author, Mark decided on an early retirement from writing. Then, one night, at two a.m., a new and unique story shot into Mark’s brain like a lightning bolt, screaming for him to write it. Mark found himself spending several nights taking notes on the characters and their stories. That is how The Witches of Vegas was born.

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Journey To New Salem (The Witches of Vegas Book 2) by Mark Rosendorf ~ Genre: YA Paranormal, Urban Fantasy

The Witches of Vegas are back, and their lives will never be the same again.

A year has passed since The Witches of Vegas saved the city from the evil Wiccan vampire, Valeria. Since then, the show has hit an all-time high. So has the romance between teen witch Isis Rivera and teenage magician, Zack Galloway.

Things couldn’t be any better for them until Isis develops seizures that cause her power to spiral out of control. Fires and earthquakes are just the beginning of the chaos caused by the misfired witchcraft. Unable to find a cure, Isis’ family journeys to New Salem, a fabled village of witches which may or may not even exist. Meanwhile, Zack ends up face to face with the only being who may have a cure…Valeria. But does he dare pay her price?

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The Witches of Vegas (The Witches of Vegas Book 1)

Where can Witches and their vampire mentor practice their powers without being discovered or persecuted?

By using their magic, the Witches of Vegas become the number one act performing on the Las Vegas Strip—a great achievement for them, but not so much for the magicians—who can’t possibly keep pace.

Isis Rivera is the adopted fifteen-year old daughter of The Witches of Vegas. Zack Galloway is the teenage nephew and assistant to the last magician left in the city. Although they should be rivals, when Valeria, a four-hundred-year-old witch with a long-seeded grudge against humanity arrives in Sin-City, both teens act to bring their families together to stop the evil hag in her tracks.

But can the combined witches’ powers and the ingenuity of the magicians be enough to stop Valeria from taking over the city and possibly the world?

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Melissa K. Magner ~ Author Interview

YA dark fantasy author, Melissa K. Magner, has followed in the footsteps of her late grandmother. Her novels – marked by sinister plotlines, dark magic, and female protagonists – touch upon themes of hope, bravery, and finding love through friends and family.

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The TWISTED LOVE Series #giveaway

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Amy Manemann is an International Best Selling Author. She writes sexy and intriguing romantic suspense, young adult paranormal romance, contemporary romance, and dabbles in children’s books. She resides in her hometown along the Mississippi river with her husband and their two children. When she isn’t plotting her next book, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, and diving into a good book.

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Stacy Eaton is a USA Today Bestselling author and began her writing career in October of 2010. Stacy took an early retirement from law enforcement after over fifteen years of service in 2016, with her last three years in investigations and crime scene investigation to write full time.

Stacy resides in southeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, who works in law enforcement, and her teen daughter. She also has a son who is currently serving in the United States Navy, and two grandchildren.

When Stacy is not writing, she enjoys photography and relaxing on the beach.

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Love Lorn (Book 1 of The Twisted Love Series) Written by Bestselling Author Amy Manemann ~ Co-Authored Series with USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton

Genre: Dark Romantic Suspense, Police Procedural Determined to prove she’s more than just a pretty face, Detective Evie Harper works hard and trains even harder to be the very best. Her first homicide case will put her skills to the test as she and her partner, Detective Stephen Harris, track a ruthless serial killer terrorizing the west end of town. The Lovelorn killer may be one step ahead of them, but they’re closing in fast — until an immoral decision is made that leaves their partnership hanging in the balance.

Love Torn (Book 2 of The Twisted Love Series) Written by USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton ~ Co-Authored Series with Bestselling Author Amy Manemann

Detective Kali Mann lives by her nickname: The Mann-Eater. She’s a true love them and leave them with no attachments—ever. She a hard-core, to the point, intense detective who takes her job seriously and she doesn’t always play nice with others. When her partner, Keith Harvard, finally gets her to take notice of him, the case they are working goes awry, and suddenly Kali is having emotions she’s not sure she wants. A major part of her past comes back to haunt her and just as she beings to open herself up, her life will be torn apart.

Love Inked

Book 3 of The Twisted Love Series

Written by USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton & Bestselling Author Amy Manemann

Detective Kali Mann returns from leave to find a new partner assignment. Not only is she bitter about recent events, but she’s irritated to be saddled with the model-beautiful rookie detective Evelyn Harper. What’s worse, Evie doesn’t just want to be partners—she’s striving to make them friends.

Another brutal Serial Killer is in town, and Evie finds that she has a lot to learn, especially when it comes to her new partner. Evie is not deterred, in fact, she’s determined to fit in and earn Kali’s respect, and maybe calm the waters between Kali and Detective Sergeant Greg Shavers in the process.

As Kali and Evie find their footing and search for clues to the recent murder, an explosion rocks their police family, and Kali and Evie team up with others to find the culprits responsible.

An action-packed full-length novel that takes you through the streets of Philly as you ride-along with Detectives Kali Mann and Evie Harper while they deal with crime, tragedy, and new romances.

Love Drowned

Book 4 of The Twisted Love Series

Written by USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton & Bestselling Author Amy Manemann

Now that Detectives Kali Mann and Evie Harper are finding their footing together as partners, they are digging in deep to solve the major crimes in the Fourteenth District of Philadelphia. When another victim is discovered, and the ritual killing is found to have altered, Evie and Kali scramble to make heads or tails of it.

Evie is pulled undercover to help fellow detective, Josh Westing, and she needs to balance her personal feelings for him, as well as remain professional while in the presence of the Mexican Cartel. Evie will find herself on a precipice to expanding her relationship with CSI Eric VanLacken and it will either grow to a new level or explode into bits and pieces.

While Kali is pushing forward and focused on the serial killings, she finds herself distracted by Detective Sergeant Greg Shavers more than she cares to admit. Special Agent Liam MacCabe continues to lurk on the edge, always there for Kali when she needs it most, especially after she crosses back from the dark side.

Evie and Kali will both spend their days in court, and while one case will get resolved, the other will take one of them to their knees in emotional destruction. Join Evie and Kali as they investigate new cases, dig deeper into current ones, and find their love life’s almost as explosive as dynamite.

Love Carved

Book 5 of The Twisted Love Series

Written by USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton & Bestselling Author Amy Manemann

After the emotional scene in the cemetery, Kali is finally dealing with Keith’s death. Things are up in the air with her and Greg, and Liam is still showing up when least expected.

Evie is focusing on her future—both professional and personal, and having Josh at her side just makes sense. It’s about the only thing going right in her life, especially with IAB knocking on her door with questions about her partner.

When Evie and Josh run into Kali unexpectedly at a party, they are concerned about what she is involved in, and when a dead body appears in an unexpected location, it hits a little too close to home.

Kali never expected to get stuck in the position that she is in, but when her partners life is put on the line, Kali will do everything that she can to protect her—even if it costs her a piece of her soul.

From explosive scenes, to lives on the line, Evie and Kali are rushing from one dramatic moment to another. Prepare yourself for another wild, emotional, intense and adventurous ride with life, death, and of course, incredible passion.

Love Trapped

Book 6 of The Twisted Love Series

Written by USA Today Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton & Bestselling Author Amy Manemann

When Love Carved ended, everyone at the precinct was up in arms. Emotions are running on high alert, and now the gang has to work together to figure out of it’s the work of the serial killer, or if Sinaloa Cartel and the Los Zetas are behind it all.

Get ready for more intense and passionate drama, along with the heart-thudding roller coaster of emotions that only Kali and Evie can bring you.

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Guest Post: Why Mix Paranormal & Dystopian?

Why mix Paranormal and Dystopian?

Guest Post by Emily S. Hurricane

Two words: why not? Okay but seriously…I really love end of the world stories. But as with most tales, I also love something with a paranormal twist. I wondered what it would be like for a set of people to have the entire world at their fingertips because there are just so little people left.

So what if a disease wiped out humanity and all that was left were immune supernatural creatures? And what if one of them didn’t even know what she was?

Daphne doesn’t know what she is, and has to navigate being potentially the last person on earth. This obviously isn’t a new idea, but I thought it would be so interesting to look at it through the lens of what on the surface seems like an everywoman. Imagine having to watch everyone around you die horribly, and somehow come through unscathed? I wanted to explore what that would do to a person, how she would deal with it (or not deal with it), and what she would do with her time.

What would you do if you were the last person on earth?

Emily hails from rural Nova Scotia, curled up on a tree stump with a bubblegum pink notebook and a steaming mug of French roast coffee. She is a thirtysomething mom of a toddler and a fur-baby. Her lumbersexual husband doesn’t actually work in lumber anymore, but he still wears the plaid and the beard.

When she’s not writing and/or momming, she’s sipping espresso, crocheting, and listening to audiobooks. She’s an established freelance writer and editor.

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The Beginning of the End  (Bloodlines Vol. 1) by Emily S. Hurricane ~ Genre: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy

Daphne Rhodes would tell anyone: being ‘the one’ sucks.

At least, she would if there was anyone left to tell. She’s the one who’d survived. The one with the magic immune system that saved her.

The only one left on this whole miserable planet.

Daphne spends her days alone and craving answers as to why it had to be her. Why did she have to watch everyone she’d ever known and loved die a horrific death?

On her mother’s deathbed, Daphne learns long-hidden family secrets that send her on a quest across Canada to not only discover where she came from, why she survived, and who she is…but what she is, as well.

Volume 1 of the Bloodlines Series

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Life After by Kira Adams #giveaway

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Life After (Infinite Love #2) by Kira Adams ~ Genre: New Adult Cartel Contemporary Romance

I’d never imagined I would find someone who completed me, just to lose her. I’d never imagined the love I felt could be overshadowed by the deepest depression I’d ever lived through. Two years had passed since she touched my life, since she was taken from me. I was afraid to let anyone else close, afraid to lose them like I lost her, and then Destiny crashed into my life. She was nothing like Ciera, and that’s what attracted me. The more she pushed me away, the more I wanted her. I knew I was playing with fire, but I liked the burn.

He was so unexpected, nothing like the guys I would normally go for, but he was persistent. He saw the ugliness inside of me, and he accepted it; he nurtured it. I’d been looking out for me for so long that, when he came into the picture, I couldn’t accept it. It was too good to be true. He was too good to be true, too good for someone like me. But when shit hit the fan, Topher was there by my side, holding me up. He didn’t run away when things got tough, and that meant the world to me. I wasn’t Ciera; I didn’t want to be her. I just wanted a chance to show him the love I knew he deserved. 

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Krista Pakseresht has always been a dreamer, from the first time she opened her eyes, and creating worlds through words is one thing she is truly talented at. She specializes in young adult/new adult romance, horror, action, fantasy, and non-fiction under the pen name Kira Adams. She is the author of the Infinite Love series, the Foundation series, the Darkness Falls series, A Date with the Devil, The Life I Never Asked For, Never Trust a Bad Boy and Ultimate Game Changer.

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Matthew R. Davis ~ Author Interview

Today, I’d like to welcome Matthew R. Davis, author of If Only Tonight We Could Sleep and Midnight In The Chapel Of Love, as my guest.

Let’s start by finding out a little bit about you…

  • What is your name and do you write under a pen name?

I’m Matthew R. Davis, and I use that name for everything. Like, the middle initial gets bandied about everywhere, not just in my writing, because I’ve come to know myself by that handle.

  • Where do you call home?

Adelaide, South Australia. I grew up in a large country town called Port Pirie, also in SA, where the rest of my family still lives.

  • What is your family like?

Lovely. My father, mother, and younger brother work together in an auto parts store where I sometimes do casual shifts, and they’ve also dabbled in the creative arts. My father wrote some songs when he was younger, published cartoons in outlets such as Punch Magazine, and we recently collaborated on a short story that he wrote and I rewrote; my brother has self-released two albums of singer/songwriter pop for which I conceived and assembled the cover art, with images shot by Red Wallflower Photography.

  • Do you have any hobbies, other than writing? What do you enjoy doing?

I love all forms of art and do as much as I can. I play bass, guitar, keyboards, theremin, and anything else I can get my hands on – I’ve been in many bands over the years. I’m the lead singer, bassist, and main songwriter for Blood Red Renaissance, an idiosyncratic heavy rock band on hiatus for years, and also the bassist/backing vocalist for icecocoon, a progressive metal group. I designed all the posters and album art for BRR and I’ve done some visual work for icecocoon as well as editing their live videos and performance clips. A MAPS film school graduate, I’ve worked on short films as composer, director, editor, producer, lighting guy, grip, and actor – recently I’ve shot a few scenes as an extra for Ribspreader, a forthcoming trash horror feature film by local punk icon Dick Dale. I’ve performed spoken word shows with punk poets Paroxysm Press and the SA Writers Centre. I’ve done photo shoots as a camera assistant for Red Wallflower Photography and we like to explore abandoned derelict buildings together. Basically, I’ll do anything creative that takes my fancy!

  • What is your greatest dream?

For me: as much success, happiness, and creative fulfilment as I can earn. For the world: as much peace, compassion, and acceptance as we can attain.

  • What kind of person do you wish you could be? What is stopping you?

Wow, getting deep here! I wish I could be more active, organised, healthy, and happy with myself. Life is a constant struggle against my own laziness, distraction, thoughtlessness, self-indulgence, and low self-opinion. Well, you did ask.

  • Not to pry too much, but do you remember your first love?

Of course I do. You wouldn’t necessarily call it love from an adult perspective, but I fell hard for a girl called Janelle when I was ten. We were sort of an item in that harmless primary school way for about six months, and then, setting in place a pattern that would sometimes recur later in life, I refused to get over her for far too long.

  • What is the most terrible thing that ever happened to you?

I’ve been fairly lucky thus far. I’ve lost very few people close to me and I walked away unscathed from a drunken car crash. In truth, my worst experiences are having my heart broken and living with the knowledge that I’ve hurt others through my own clumsiness, selfishness, and dishonesty. I don’t think that pain will ever entirely go away.

  • What or who inspired you to start writing? And how long have you been writing?

I’ve been writing fiction since the age of seven. I don’t recall the impetus for that, but I’ve always loved stories. In terms of influences that kept me going after the initial phase of writing that so many kids do, I’d have to tip my hat to Terrance Dicks, Ray Bradbury, and Stephen King among a great many others.

  • What was your dream growing up? Did you achieve that dream? If so, in what ways was it not what you expected? If you never achieved the dream, why not?

When I was a kid, my dream was to be a heroic soldier of fortune who would live a life of action, save lots of people, and kill lots of bad guys – thankfully, I grew out of that! Otherwise, I’ve really only ever wanted to be an author and a musician, and I’ve done a lot in those fields… but I’m never satisfied with my achievements, and I’m still reaching for the stars.

  • Who is your role model?

If I had to pick one at all, the Doctor from Doctor Who. Their courage, compassion, intelligence, eccentricity, and broad-minded joy at the universe has inspired me as long as I can remember.

  • What is your greatest fear?

I asked myself this once so I could write a novel manuscript about it. Turns out the answer is mediocrity, failure, regret, and hurting others. Also, sharks.

  • Do you prefer ebooks, paperbacks, hardcovers, or audiobooks?

Physical books, hands down. I will read ebooks when the occasion calls for it, but I don’t have much interest in audiobooks.

  • Have you ever read a book more than once? And if so, what was it?

So many times! I’ve reread hundreds of books, though I don’t do that much these days as there are always so many new releases and unread classics to discover.

  • What is your opinion of novellas?

Love them! Sometimes they are the perfect vehicle for a story, especially in horror, and they rarely outstay their welcome. I’ve written a few that have yet to find a home.

  • Have you ever read a book just based on its cover?

Yes, of course! A recent example is Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir. The cover art and author blurbs had my interest firmly piqued before I even took the book off the shelf.

  • What books have made it onto your wish list recently? And why?

My wish list is and will always be enormous! We don’t have enough room for me to list off everything I want to get. In terms of upcoming releases, I’m looking forward to the new books by Stephen King (both of them), Ramsey Campbell, Laird Barron, Philip Fracassi, and Tamsyn Muir.

  • What book are you reading at the moment? And in what format?

You’ve caught me between books! I grabbed a few things from the library today – as if I didn’t have enough at home to read – and I’ll probably start with The Best Horror of the Year Volume Twelve, edited by Ellen Datlow.

Let’s shift somewhat and talk about your latest story

  • What is the name of your most recent book and if you had to sum it up in 20 or fewer words, what would you say?

Midnight in the Chapel of Love, my first novel. “A rural gothic mystery with underpinnings of cosmic horror, an examination of what makes a man tick – a great read!”

  • How did you come up with the cover? Who designed the cover of your book(s)?

Don Noble created the cover of my novel, and I’m very happy with it. My first collection had internal images that were thought up by me before passing through the mental and literal lens of Red Wallflower Photography to become something new between what I wanted and what she was seeing; the cover was my idea, she shot it, and I put the layout together.

  • Did you listen to any particular songs while writing your book(s)?

I don’t listen to music when writing or editing, but it nevertheless plays a huge role in my work. I often write about music and musicians and they seep into my process in all sorts of ways. For example, the chapters in MITCOL are titled after songs which create a cool playlist for the book.

  • How did you come up with the title for your book(s)?

My collection went nameless a long time before I found a title that resonated with me; once I lit upon If Only Tonight We Could Sleep – after a song by The Cure which is mentioned in the book – that was the job done! I wanted to call the cave system at the heart of my novel the Cathedral until I learned there was already one by that name, so I changed it to the Chapel; for a while I thought The Chapel of Love would make an interestingly different title for such a dark story, but then I expanded it to Midnight in the Chapel of Love and that clicked neatly into place.

  • In your latest novel, who is the lead character and can you tell us a little about him/her?

The main character in Midnight in the Chapel of Love is Jonathan Trotter, who goes by Jonno when he’s a teenager and Jonny as an adult. He’s become a kitchen manager but he’s one of those people who never really feels at home anywhere – even, perhaps, in his romantic relationships. He’s a well-meaning guy but he’s fraught with confusion and insecurity. He left his country town home under a dark cloud after finishing high school and he’s stayed away for fifteen years, insistent upon leaving that part of him behind in the inscrutable shadows – but now his father has died and he must return to Waterwich, where the mysteries and challenges of his past rear their heads to threaten his future…

  • What are some of his/her favorite foods?

Jonny is, as I said, a kitchen manager, and he’s always been a bit of a whiz with food. He doesn’t have a clear favourite, but the vegetarian burgers he makes at work are mentioned at one point and he’s also a fan of pizza and yiros.

  • Will readers like or dislike this character, and why?

I hope that readers will identify with Jonny to some degree. The book is, in many ways, an examination of the male psyche and its tendencies toward grace, and also toxicity. Aside from Jonny, we meet a few different types of man throughout the story and see both their natural strengths and endemic weaknesses. Jonny is flawed, but he’s smart, funny, and caring. Whether these attributes are ultimately enough to save him is for the reader to discover…

  • What first gave you the idea for your latest book?

The first seeds of MITCOL were planted as I drove from Port Pirie to Adelaide one afternoon, listening to Something for Kate’s “The Fireball at the End of Everything”. The basic idea is fairly plain, all things considered – a standard plot in lit-fic and horror both, really – but I layered more ideas and themes onto it until I felt I had something unique that needed to be written.

Let’s talk now about your writing process

  • What is your writing style like? Are you a pantser or a plotter?

I’m almost exclusively a plotter, though I leave a bit of wiggle room to add or alter things on the fly. I like to know where my tale is going to end up so I can feed in relevant themes, recurring images, foreshadowing, etc.

  • Have you come across any specific challenges in writing or publishing? What would you do differently the next time?

The main challenge in writing is to achieve the level of craft I set for myself, to reach a bar that is forever being lifted higher and higher and yet will never attain the lofty heights where my favourite authors reside. The main challenge in publishing is to crack the bigger markets, receive the critical and financial success reached by my influences, and make a real name for myself – the usual! It’s hard to know what I should or would have done differently – maybe a stronger focus on my goals so that I could have been where I am a lot sooner, but to be fair, my work might not have been ready and I might have come to regret publishing things that would embarrass me.

  • Are you a self-published/Indie author or did you publish through a traditional publishing company?

My first book, If Only Tonight We Could Sleep, came out through Things in the Well, a small Australian indie; my first novel, Midnight in the Chapel of Love, is being released by JournalStone, a well-known and respected American independent press. I came close with a major Australian publisher, but I don’t know if my work will ever quite be what the majors are looking for… even if I believe there’s a lot of crossover potential.

  • What’s the best advice that you have been given when it comes to writing?

Simple: read a lot, write a lot, and just keep going.

  • What advice would you give someone who wants to start writing?

See above, plus: be well-read enough that you can see where your own work stands in relation to industry standards, and be objective enough to know when you’re good enough to compete with your idols and influences.

  • Where can your readers follow you? Please list links to any applicable websites and/or social media accounts.

My blog is at You can find me on Facebook, too, at

Grace Rose Thomas ~ Author Interview

Australia based author Grace Rose Thomas is the YA Urban Fantasy author of The A’vean Chronicles. Check out the video to find out how you can win a copy of her first book Awaken.

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Bound in Strength by Zola Blue #giveaway

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Born in Florida, I am a resident of the US, but now I reside on a lovely island in British Columbia Canada with my mother and two dogs, and one cat. During the early years of my life, I worked in the business industry, thus reaching my goal of obtaining my degree in Business Management. I love to read, and over my lifetime, I have probably read hundreds of books. Now that life has given a bit more time to concentrate on my personal life, I am following God and writing fun, fanciful fiction stories, which blend over into the fantasy realm.  I hope that each time I put words on the paper, it makes you want to read it. I always hope someone has fallen in love with my words and want to continue reading them.

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Bound in Strength: Stance Upon Heartache (The Mejuarian Book 2) by Zola Blue ~ Genre: Fantasy

Four god-like creatures named Mejuarian living on planet Ercutis, their world was near perfect.
Mejuarian, a cross between an animal and godly beings, have a splendorous village where everyone gets along. They live in a hierarchical society, and everyone loves their king and queen. A near utopian life that allows all Mejuarian to rise to their most extraordinary levels of consciousness. That is until they discover using systems much like our own, an asteroid is on course to decimate their village and erase their long history. Short notice, they plan to move all inhabitants, along with those bound to them by their magical powers, to the other side of their planet and reside in the lands of their longtime ally and trade partners, the Dragonors.

Very upsetting to many Mejuarian mothers and fathers having mewlings is that their ancient tradition of birthing nests on an ancestral altar would be away from their homes.

However, all seems to go as planned, and they depart with all twelve ships successfully. One ship dedicated to moving the birth alter intact with nests placed on it trails the fleet. Unfortunately, the Mejuar scientist’s slight miscalculation allowed for the meteor’s early arrival. A shockwave forces the underpowered, overloaded ship carrying the nests to crash land. Before its descent, a piece of the broken altar is dragged into space, and two of its occupants.

On earth, a family torn with grief after the loss or their mother tries to enjoy a day of convalescing by a local lake. Hubert, the local veterinarian with his two children Ren a teen, and Brooklyn, his baby sister, are exploring after a picnic lunch. Ren discovers the charred nests and is curious as to what they are. Hubert also becomes interested in the unusual possible chrysalids. The inquisitive vet takes the nests back to his facility and uses the extent of written and photo journals available to him in 1960. He is unable to identify them and ponders, what are they?

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Everdal Update #6…

Update #6 March 31, 2021

GENRE: YA/NA Fantasy
Status: Writing First Draft
Days in current Status: 65
Days of actual writing: 14
Current Word Count: 33,560
Current Chapter Count Complete: 15
NEXT STEPS: Complete first draft - Estimated completion date: 5/31/2021

A Month of Excuses!

If I had a dollar for every excuse I made not to write over the past month… Well, I’d have a lot of dollars.

  • Work Deadlines
  • Kid Commitments
  • Home Owner Obligations
  • Wifely Responsibilities
  • To Tired
  • I Need to Exercise
  • To Much Computer Time
  • I Have to Cook

No More Excuses!

They say that you are more likely to reach your goals if you write them down and share them with others. Unfortunately, that didn’t work for me… I missed my writing deadline of March 31st (today). But, I don’t give up so easily. I’m setting a new deadline and this time it will stick. Come hell or high water! I will have the first draft of Everdal done by May 31, 2021. I hope each and every one of you reading this, will hold me to it. Comment below… message me… email me (… Tweet me @Nina_Soden… tag me on Instagram Nina_Soden… just find a way to let me know you are pushing me to reach this goal. Sometimes it takes outside inspiration and motivation. Sometimes it just takes finding an extra thirty minutes in a day. I think I need a little of both. Ok, no more slaking… I’m going to go put in an hour of writing and try to get another 1,000 words in before I stop for the night.

She’s Still The One by Kaci Rose #giveaway

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She’s Still the One by Kaci Rose ~ Genre: Contemporary, Billionaire Rockstar Romance

Bro Code Rule #1 – You can’t have your best friend’s younger sister.


What is it that guys I date don’t seem to understand what a causal relationship is?

That doesn’t mean to propose to me. This is why I packed up everything into my car and I’m now heading to my brothers.

Only he’s not there. His best friend Dallas is.

Dammit, he’s the reason none of my relationships have worked out. I compare them all to how he treats me.

When they go on tour and drag me along it’s hard to hide feelings in the small space of a tour bus. But my brother has made it very clear.

Dallas is no good for me. We both risk losing my brother if we go any further.


It sucks when you can’t have the one girl you love.

When the band I started with Austin’s brother took off girls were easy. It was less messy having flings.

Then she moves into the house with us.

Even when her brother has made it perfectly clear she is off limits I can’t seem to stay away.

She is still the only one who makes my heart race.

When her life is on the line because of the band’s fame can we put our differences aside long enough to save her?

Can I convince them both I’ve changed, and I will be a one-woman man the rest of my days if she just chooses me?

This is a Steamy, Rockstar, Brother’s Best Friend Romance. No Cliffhangers.
As always there is a satisfying Happy Ever After.
If you love steamy romances with hot love scenes, and rockstars, then this one is for you.

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Kaci runs on coffee, chocolate, and Oreos. She loves her book boyfriends with tattoos, muscles, beards, and a little dirty.

Kaci loves romance books and has been jotting down ideas since she was in high school and is now putting the ideas down on paper. She believes in satisfying, happily ever afters with a lot of steam on the way.

She was born and raised in Southwest Florida but is wholeheartedly a mountain girl. She has been reading as many books as she could get her hands on since grade school and loves to travel when she gets the chance.

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