Title: THE ASHES Author: Vincent Zandri Publisher: Bear Media Pages: 277 Genre: Thriller/Horror/Romantic Suspense HORROR IN THE DARK WOODS It’s been eight years since artist and single mom, Rebecca Underhill, was abducted and left to die in an old broken down house located in the middle of the dark woods. But even if her abductor, Joseph William Whalen, has since been killed, another, more insidious evil is once more out to get her in the form of the Skinner. The son of an abusive butcher, Skinner intends on finishing the job Whalen started but failed at. How is he going to get to Rebecca? He’s going to do it through her children, by luring them into the cornfield behind the old farmhouse they live in. HORROR IN THE DEPTHS Now, armed with the knowledge that the Skinner has escaped incarceration at a downstate facility for the criminally insane, Rebecca must face the most horrifying challenge of her adult life: Rescuing the children not from a house in the woods, but from the abandoned tunnels that run underneath her property. But the Skinner is watching Rebecca’s every move. Horrifying question is, will she live long enough to save the children? FOR… Read more »
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 »
About the Book: Title: Shadows of an Empress Author: Carole Waterhouse Publisher: Anaphora Literary Press Pages: 310 Genre: Literary Fiction After the death of her mother, Sylvia is sent to live with her grandmother on an isolated piece of farmland, where she and a nymph-like companion run through the woods creating an imaginary world where her mother is still alive. When Sylvia marries Dan, everyone sees her life moving from tragic to fairy tale. But when a recurring dream about a city she can’t identify leaves Sylvia feeling especially unsettled, she goes into her living room on a sleepless night and finds the Empress Elisabeth of Austria waiting for her. Suspecting their lives are somehow linked, the empress helps Sylvia sort through her past and question her present. She and Sissi, Elisabeth’s younger version, embark on a whirlwind tour of places related to the empress’s past where the Archduchess Sophie tries to arrange a courtship between Sylvia and Franz Joseph, a heart-broken Heinrich Heine laments the empress’s tendency to credit him as the inspiration for her awful poetry, and Sigmund Freud offers commentary on their journey. As they travel, Sylvia becomes more aware of the empress’s faults. As their… Read more »
Book Blurb She knows he’s dangerous for a woman like her. He knows she’s perfect for a man like him. From their first meeting, David Hollan is intrigued because Lacy Pembrook is subconsciously hiding someone. Herself. And David wants to know why. He’s patient at first. Willing to give her space, but when she breaks the rules they’ve set between them, he’s ready to hold her accountable. One way or another, he’s going to find the piece of her that’s yet to be uncovered. And when he does? He intends to own it. Given an ultimatum after she got caught coloring outsides the lines of their “trial” relationship, Lacy decides to fall in with David’s plans. She’ll cancel her trip and spend her vacation time at his house making up for her transgression. No sweat, right? Wrong. What she doesn’t count on when she gets there is him going full-out Dom on her. She quickly learns why they call him the quiet one. He’s dead sexy, watchful and stern at the best of times, and now that he has her all to himself, each of those things are magnified tenfold. By the time Lacy realizes that he’s completely subjugated her—by… Read more »
My Thoughts: Due to all the overwhelming life events, from my own ailing father to the very recent death of my father-in-law, I’m quite behind on reviews….I will be reviewing this in the near future, and will come back and add my thoughts once I’m done, as this book does sound super intriguing!
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His Molly Gets Her Man Julie Rowe January 27,2014 163 Pages Purchase: Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer When flaky Las Vegas hairdresser Molly McLaren overhears hears a Russian hit man planning to kill a US congressman and take out Hoover Dam in the process, she becomes a target for murder. Now, on the run from the assassin and a dirty cop, she winds up in an eighteen wheeler with an ex-cop sporting a bum leg, a bad attitude, and a body built for loving. Grey Wilson just wanted to be left alone. No more Las Vegas. No more casinos. And no more floozy women like the one his best friend sent him to pick up on the side of the road. She talks fast, but her endless curves and sensuous nature make him want to slow down. Which is not in the cards. Grey knows he needs to unload his excess baggage. And quick. But when someone tries to kill the Vegas beauty, Molly captures his heart with her backbone of steel, and brains to boot. Now in order to grasp the future that had once seemed impossible, Molly and Grey need to keep Hoover Dam, the congressman, and their… Read more »
Title: Killer Image Author: Wendy Tyson Publisher: Henery Press Pages: 324 Language: English Genre: Mystery/Psychological Thriller Format: Paperback ($14.96) & eBook ($2.99) Purchase at AMAZON As Philadelphia’s premier image consultant, Allison Campbell helps others reinvent themselves, but her most successful transformation was her own after a scandal nearly ruined her. Now she moves in a world of powerful executives, wealthy, eccentric ex-wives and twisted ethics. When Allison’s latest Main Line client, the fifteen-year-old Goth daughter of a White House hopeful, is accused of the ritualistic murder of a local divorce attorney, Allison fights to prove her client’s innocence when no one else will. But unraveling the truth brings specters from her own past. And in a place where image is everything, the ability to distinguish what’s real from the facade may be the only thing that keeps Allison alive.
French Illusions Linda Kovic-Snow Dog Ear Publishing Oct 3rd,2012 272 Pages Purchase: Amazon RBM’s Disclaimer In the summer of 1979, twenty-one-year-old Linda Kovic contracts to become an au pair for an wealthy French family in the Loire Valley. To secure the position, she pretends to speak the language, fully aware her deception will be discovered once she arrives at her destination. Based on the author’s diary, French Illusions captures Linda’s fascinating and often challenging real-life story inside and outside the Château de Montclair. The over-bearing, Madame Dubois, her accommodating husband, Monsieur Dubois, and their two children are highlighted as Linda struggles to adapt to her new environment. Continually battling the language barrier, she signs up and attends classes at the local university in the nearby town of Tours, broadening her range of experiences. When she encounters, Adam, a handsome young student, her life with the Dubois family becomes more complicated, adding fuel to her internal battle for independence. Tell us about Linda Kovic-Skow. Who are you when you’re not writing? I’m a native of Washington State and I currently reside in Kirkland. I earned an Associate Degree in Medical Assisting in 1978 from North Seattle Community College and a Bachelor… Read more »