The First Quick Read Thriller Is Out!

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BINDING CONTRACTS Quick Reads Book 5 by Holly Barbo GENRE: Thriller Short Read What do you do when you no longer want something? You discard it, right? Which is exactly what happens when Keith gets tired of his wife. But there are signed contracts and someone hasn’t read the fine print. “Mr. John, it is good to see you.” She …

The 4th Quick Read Book is Here!

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A BATTERED BALL Quick Reads Book 4 by Holly Barbo   GENRE: Contemporary Fiction There are many things little Azizi has to learn about, like how the destruction of war can force people out of their homes, or take away a father in a blink. But the most important lesson of all bounces around on the frayed edges of a ball… …

GEM: Jennifer Theriot..& 7 more

Holly A Special Deal, Aubree Lane, author, Blog tour, Cherime MacFarlane, Diane Rinella, Dreams, Friends, GEM Feature, Jennifer Bryan Yarbrough, Jennifer Theriot, Kelly Cozzone, Linda Lee Williams, personal heros, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Romance, Sammie J, Uncategorized, Veterans 2 Comments

Today I’d like to feature a great author that I met online. Jennifer Theriot writes in the romance genre and when I first approached her with the idea of this feature she gave me information for Out Of The Box Regifted which is the second of her series. I will share that with you BUT since that time she has …

Author Interview with Maria Bradley

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Today I’m interviewing Maria Bradley, author of the Only Human series. Maria is eight hours different from me so I boarded my virtual plan for a red-eye flight to Manchester, England. There is nothing like snuggling down for a peaceful sleep on your own virtual plane and wake refreshed in another country! We touched down in Manchester on a sunny …

GEM: Kelly Cozzone

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Today my GEM (Guest Excerpt Moment) features Kelly Cozzone who writes in the romance suspense genre. I first met Kelly through an author group and am part way through reading her book: Tropical Dreams. Here is the blurb: Betrayal and death permeated Tiana Alexander’s past and threatens to rip apart her future. She can’t escape the devastation of anger and pain. Bringing …

It’s Not The Victim’s Fault

Holly human brain, Innocent Victims, inspiration, Patrick Stewart, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Senseless act, society & culture 2 Comments

I recently heard of this and I want to share it with you. It is an incredible story on so many levels and I urge you to go to this blog and read then watch the clip. Farther down the page is another link to the original blog and clip. Separately they are powerful beyond expectation. Together they are so …

Hope and Our World Today

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Times are tough for many people over the whole world. We have seen rampant corruption and greed rise to phenomenal heights. I don’t need to list the problems. You feel them and hear some of it on the news from local to international. It’s like watching a train wreck. It’s awful but there’s a terrible fascination about it. And part …

A New Story Emerging

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Two years ago I started a book that was unrelated to the current series. I had written four books in the Sage Seed story in ten months and needed to step away from it. So I started Sunstone. It takes place on a habitable moon of a gas giant planet and is a high technology world. I had written about …

A Rant: IT ISN”T PERSONAL -“Let Them Eat Cake” and Other Disconnected Concepts

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The focus of a business is to make money. Everyone can agree to that. Being a small business owner and an entrepreneur I understand that. It is how we put food on the table and pay our suppliers (who provide us the means to make the product to earn money) and pay our debts. It is a simple concept. In …

A Midnight Showing of The Dark Knight Rises

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Yesterday morning the clock radio clicked on as it always does pulling me to the beginning of wakefulness, I hear it say, “…And at the midnight showing of ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ a man dressed in black stepped from the shadows near the screen, tossed some gas canisters into the crowded theatre and began shooting.” In half of a heartbeat …