Category: Book Spotlights

Feb 26
Lola’s Blog Tours Spotlight: Melancholy Ghost by Kat Mayor

Lola’s Blog Tours Spotlight: Melancholy Ghost by Kat Mayor

This is my stop during the book blitz for Melancholy Ghost by Kat Mayor. This book blitz is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The book blitz runs from 21 till 27 February. You can see the blitz schedule here. Melancholy Ghost By Kat Mayor Genre: Paranormal Age category: Adult Release Date: 14 February, 2017 Blurb: From ghost hunter to ghost, haunted. Barrett has a plan—help Austin regain his memory, surround him with his friends and loved ones, and lead him into the light. Unfortunately, the tragic investigation of a melancholy ghost derails everything. As new lead investigator, Thai struggles to maintain the high ratings SCI has always enjoyed. After a few subpar investigations, the network execs demand results, even if it means the team must put their lives on the line for a house more deadly than its dead occupants. There are worse things than being dead. Austin knows something is wrong. Most people ignore him, time eludes him, and his hands are basically worthless. If only he could remember what happened, he would have the answers he so desperately seeks. He’s sick of Barrett’s lies and Casey’s deflections. Austin will have to figure this one out on his own…. Read more »

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Aug 22
PICT Showcase: Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub

PICT Showcase: Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub

Blue Moon by Wendy Corsi Staub on Tour July 25th – August 26, 2016 Synopsis: New York Times bestselling author Wendy Corsi Staub returns to Mundy’s Landing—a small town where bygone bloodshed has become big business. Hair neatly braided, hands serenely clasped, eyes closed, the young woman appeared to be sound asleep. But the peaceful tableau was a madman’s handiwork. Beneath the covers, her white nightgown was spattered with blood. At daybreak, a horrified family would discover her corpse tucked into their guest room. The cunning killer would strike again . . . and again . . . before vanishing into the mists of time. A century ago, the Sleeping Beauty Murders terrified picturesque Mundy’s Landing. The victims, like the killer, were never identified. Now, on the hundredth anniversary, the Historical Society’s annual “Mundypalooza” offers a hefty reward for solving the notorious case. Annabelle Bingham, living in one of the three Murder Houses, can’t escape the feeling that her family is being watched—and not just by news crews and amateur sleuths. She’s right. Having unearthed the startling truth behind the horrific crimes, a copycat killer is about to reenact them—beneath the mansard roof of Annabelle’s dream home… Book Details: Genre:… Read more »

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Aug 09
PUYB Spotlight & Guest Post: Cocktails & Mock-Tales by Julianne McLean and Mark Lynch

PUYB Spotlight & Guest Post: Cocktails & Mock-Tales by Julianne McLean and Mark Lynch

  We’re happy to be hosting Julianne McLean and Mark Lynch’s new humor book, Cocktails and Mock-Tales! About the Book:   Title: Cocktales & Mock-Tales Authors: Julianne McLean & Mark Lynch Publisher: ASJ Publishing Pages: 90 Genre: Humor   Cocktails and Mock- Tales is not just about alcoholic beverages. The book is about sensations that tickle your tastebuds and humour that tickles your fancy. It includes non-alcoholic beverages that the whole family can enjoy and even herbal recipes for the adventurous. Have one extremely tall high ball glass and a giant cocktail shaker at the ready Ingredients: Unlimited centilitres of wit and humour 9 cl or 3oz titillating snippets of history and gossip Add flavours of exotic destinations A dusting of spice mixed with satire Several centilitres of high spirits (optional) Shake with vigour. Garnish with an open mind and your own sense of humour Now you are ready to truly laugh and savour Cocktails and Mock Tales! Amaze your friends and family with your knowledge of the origins of international beverages and excite their tastebuds with these exotic sensations. For More Information Cocktails & Mock-Tales is available at Amazon. Discuss this book at PUYB Virtual Book Club at Goodreads…. Read more »

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Aug 02
PICT Spotlight: A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames

PICT Spotlight: A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames

A Mighty Fortress by S.D. Thames August 2nd, 2016 BOOK BLAST Synopsis: In Tampa, the only thing more crooked than the mob is the police… Milo Porter leads a happy life in Tampa, Florida. The Iraq war veteran runs routine private investigations by day and coaches powerlifting at night. When Chad Scalzo, the grandson of a rumored mob boss, goes missing, Milo takes the seemingly easy case. After Chad turns up dead, Milo goes from investigator to suspect. As he seeks to clear his own name, Milo finds himself at the crossroads of two crooked investigations — one by the mob and the other by the police. With the body count climbing, Milo discovers the key to the case in the last known person to see Chad alive. But can Milo get to her before someone else does? A Mighty Fortress is the first book in the Milo Porter mystery series, a set of gritty crime thrillers that will remind you of the characters from Robert B. Parker and Robert Crais. If you like gripping suspense, hardboiled crime-solvers, and heart-stopping action, then you’ll love the powerful series starter from S.D. Thames. Buy A Mighty Fortress to get caught up in… Read more »

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Jun 27
HFVBT Book Blast: #AMomentForeverBookBlast by Cat Gardiner

HFVBT Book Blast: #AMomentForeverBookBlast by Cat Gardiner

A Moment Forever (Liberty Victory Series #1) by Cat Gardiner Publication Date: May 28, 2016 Vanity & Pride Press eBook; 600 Pages Genre: Historical Romance   In every footlocker, hope chest, and heart full of secrets there is a story waiting to be discovered and told. In the summer of 1992, a young writer is bequeathed the abandoned home of a great-uncle she never knew. The house has a romantic history and is unlike any home she has ever seen. Juliana Martel felt as though she stepped into a time capsule—a snapshot of 1942. The epic romance—and heartache—of the former occupant unfold through reading his wartime letters found in the attic, compelling her on a quest to construct the man. His life, as well as his sweetheart’s, during the Second World War were as mysterious as his disappearance in 1950. Carrying her own pain inflicted by the abandonment of her mother and unexpected death of her father, Juliana embarks on a journalist’s dream to find her great-uncle and the woman he once loved. Enlisting the reluctant assistance of a man whose family is closely related to the secrets, she uncovers the carefully hidden events of her great-uncle’s and others’ lives… Read more »

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Jun 15
CFBA Tour: The Midwife’s Tale by Delia Parr

CFBA Tour: The Midwife’s Tale by Delia Parr

This week, the Christian Fiction Blog Alliance is introducing The Midwife’s Tale Bethany House Publishers (June 2, 2015) by Delia ParrABOUT THE AUTHOR: Delia Parr is the author of sixteen historical and inspirational historical romance novels, including Hearts Awakening, Love’s First Bloom, and Hidden Affections. The mother of three grown children, she was a long-time high school teacher in southern New Jersey before retiring to Florida. ABOUT THE BOOK Martha Cade comes from a long line of midwives who have served the families of Trinity, Pennsylvania, for generations. A widow with two grown children, she’s hopeful that her daughter will follow in her footsteps, but when Victoria runs off, Martha’s world is shattered. Worse, a new doctor has arrived in town, threatening her job, and she can’t remember a time when her faith has been tested more. Still determined to do the work she knows God intended for her, Martha is unprepared for all that waits ahead. Whether it’s trying to stop a town scandal, mending broken relationships, or feeling the first whispers of an unexpected romance, she faces every trial and every opportunity with hope and faith. If you would like to read the first chapter of The Midwife’s… Read more »

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Jun 01
CLP Blog Tour Spotlight: Dear Internet: It’s Me Avery by Jennifer Ammoscato

CLP Blog Tour Spotlight: Dear Internet: It’s Me Avery by Jennifer Ammoscato

Jennifer Ammoscato will be on tour May 25-June 1 with her novel Dear Internet: It’s Me, Avery Oh, don’t judge me, people. We all do it. Don’t try to tell me that you’ve never checked that weird mole on your thigh on WebMD. Or how to fold meringue on Epicurious. And, there’s no way that I’m the only one who clears her search history after looking up how to give a great bl— (Um, that last one’s not important.) When newspaper reporter Avery Fowler discovers her husband is having an affair, the online help site HowTo.com is where she turns to navigate this challenging stage of her life. If the Internet is Avery’s information god, then HowTo.com is her Holy Grail. Its live chat option is like having a virtual life coach for the low, low price of $14.95 a month: When I joined HowTo.com, it assigned me “Clementine” as my advisor, based on my choice of “British female” in the Preferences panel. That way, I can pretend that a Maggie Smith or Judi Dench type supplies the wisdom, tinged with a sassy touch of malt vinegar. (In reality, it’s most likely a bored, seventeen-year-old boy labouring in a New… Read more »

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Apr 21
CLP Book Blitz: That’s A Lie by Victoria Klahr

CLP Book Blitz: That’s A Lie by Victoria Klahr

Excerpt I was instantly distracted as I walked into the space. Seth. Shirtless. I don’t think I need to explain my lack of focus. Or the drool. “You lied to me,” he said gruffly, sitting on the barstool at my counter. His blond hair flopped in front of his eyes, and my hands itched to push it back. Touching him again the way I wanted to would satisfy only a millimeter of the need I have, but it would relieve some of the pain. I turned around to hide my thoughts. “Ugh . . . I need coffee,” I said vacantly, reaching for my coffee maker. I didn’t even hear Seth move, but his hand grabbed mine and he turned me around, placing his hands beside me on the countertop to trap me. My breath caught, and I was positive he could hear my heart pounding in my chest. His blue-green eyes screamed hurt and anger, but I didn’t even care about him being mad. All that mattered was the charge that thumped between us. I was very aware of him. “You lied, Josie. You’re not supposed to lie to me.” “Seth . . . Come on,” I said, turning… Read more »

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