Saturday, July 19, 2014

Children of the Gods Tour and Giveaway!

   


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SYNOPSIS

Some codes are best left secret.

What if I told you there existed a bible code. Not just any bible code but one capable of turning the Book of Genesis into the most technologically advanced epics ever told; would you believe me. Well thanks to one of the Cold War’s best kept secret, such a code does exist.

The Talon Project is an original bible code discovered by the world’s best and foremost scientist. This unique code turns the Book of Genesis and other ancient creation stories into the most technologically advanced epic ever conceived.

Not everybody is happy with the project going public. Will you believe in the code!



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About The Author


Darryl's Website / Facebook / Twitter

Darryl Olsen is a writer who lives in Sydney, he was educated on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and after leaving school joined the Australian Regular Army. Darryl Olsen now writes part time, and when he is not finishing off his latest novel, you can catch Darryl at the gym lifting heavy weights, but still avoiding all forms of leg work.

Darryl Olsen is the author of the Purgatory series with the first title, Purgatory, Soldiers of Misfortune- now available. Stay tuned for the second novel titled, "Purgatory Origins" He also wrote "Children of the Gods-The Talon Project."


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The Pinkaboos & The Great Giveaway!


Helping Children Fight ear Since May 2014!




Be Sure to Check out the Fearless Giveaway Below! Enter just by commenting!
(see details below this post)


This is going to be the best year ever for best friends Bitterly, Abyssma and Belladonna as they are starting a new school year at Fright School! As young frights they'll learn how to chase aware the fears of little human girls by entering their dreams and teaching them how to overcome nightmares. 

But when Bitterly, the most promising fright, is faced with a school bully and some nightmares of her own, she finds help from the last place she expected-the little girl whom she has sworn to protect. Pinkaboos is an empowering new chapter book series for girls and young readers (6-9) that presents the challenges of childhood through the thrilling and magical world of the Pinkaboos. 

Praise for the Pinkaboos chapter books from the author of Monster High: "Facing fears has never been so much fun. The Pinkaboos are ah-dorable!" -Lisi Harrison, author of The Clique, Alphas, Monster High, Pretenders.

(Chapter book for ages 6-9)




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Laura Gosselin - After receiving her undergraduate degree in English from Cal State University Long Beach in California, Laura Gosselin completed her MFA at Stony Brook Southampton. She has since served as a reporter for a local newspaper in New York, an editor for a national magazine in Vancouver, Canada, as well as senior copywriter for a marketing firm. She currently lives in southern California with her husband and daughter where she works as a creative consultant for Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts.

Jake Gosselin completed his undergraduate degree in Anthropology at the University of Toronto before heading to New York where he finished his MFA in English and Writing at Stony Brook/Southampton College of Long Island University. He currently lives in Southern California where he works as an author, freelance writer and website producer for FourSeasons.com.

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One lucky reader will win a Kindle along with a Kindle copy of The Pinkaboos!
For a chance to win the Kindle,  share your best anecdote on how your child overcame fear!

-We don't need a novel, just simply share how your little hero conquered their biggest fear or helped someone else conquer fear..-

In addition to the Kindle, each blog on tour will be giving away 5 copies of The Pinkaboos: Bitterly and the Giant Problem just for leaving a general comment below!

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Friday, July 18, 2014

The Discord Trilogy Blog Tour


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THE DISCORD TRILOGY


The Golden Apple of Discord – Book 1


Taralie Severin and her three sisters are a powerful coven of modern-day witches who banish mythical creatures in between classes and shifts at the police station. But when Taralie is kidnapped by vampires and converted into the undead, her sisters are ordered to execute her for crimes against the Milunfran order. Refusing, the sisters become fugitives from both their kind and vampires alike.

Ignorant and hunted, Taralie becomes entangled with unlikely allies, a band of vampires in hiding from the ruling vamperic government. With this new addition to their coven Taralie must balance duty with desire while learning not everything is as it seems, their enemies are worse than she knows, and she could be on the verge of ending a thousand-year-old civil war.


Abomination – Book 2


Taralie Severin and her sisters have secured a non-aggression pact with the rulers of the vampire world, the Noricum. Having relocated to Cannon Beach, Oregon, Alexander prepares to marry his beloved Tara. But when an encounter with average vampires goes wrong, the Severin coven’s fragile amnesty with the Noricum is destroyed. With the supremacy of their rule challenged, the Noricum set out to restore the balance of power, leaving the Severin family two choices – die on their feet, or live on their knees.


Rubicon – Book 3

Hidden away on a Caribbean island, Tara's body survived abomination while her mind did not. Strangled from within by Verus's accumulated memories, the eldest Severin sister struggles under the weight of so many conciseness inside her mind. But the Noricum are not idle, nor are they forgiving. Enraged by Tara's murdering of their princess, they hunt the Severins relentlessly. After turning a powerful halfling and declaring open war, the Severin coven must choose between defending the Milunfran witches protecting humanity or their own extinction.








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ABOUT THE AUTHOR


Lauren's Website Twitter / Facebook / Pinterest / Instagram

I'm Lauren Hodge, a chemist turned author with three children, a lot of friends no one else can see, and a swearing habit. Writing is something I stumbled into on accident. I was reading fiction for the first time as an adult and wondered if I could do it. It never crossed my mind to publish until my twin got a hold of my manuscripts and pressured me into it like the cool drug seeking kid from the After School Specials.


Because of that, my books are different. I don't write because I have a story to tell. I write because there is a story inside my head and it's merely using my fingers to get out. I enjoy writing protagonists that are flawed and enemies that aren't. Not everyone is all good or all bad and I love the philosophical process of defining that grey area.

There are two parts of communication. What is articulated and what is received for only the latter can compel action. You, the reader, are more important than me, the author. I relish understanding what you receive from my articulation. To help with that, I have editors - lots and lots of editors. Editors are the heroes authors need, but not the heroes they deserve. As an author, I strive every day to be worthy of professional editors.

I'm the oldest of seven and have an identical twin/perfect organ donor.



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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

The Exit Man Blog Tour - Spotlight and Excerpt



SYNOPSIS

Suicide should come with a warning label: “Do not try this alone.” 

If you truly need out and want the job done right, you should consider using an outside expert. 

Like Eli. 

Eli Edelmann never intended on making a living through mercy killing. After reluctantly taking over his family’s party supply store following his father’s death, he is approached by a terminally ill family friend who’s had enough. The friend, a retired policeman, has an intricate plan involving something Eli has ready access to – helium. Eli is initially shocked and repulsed by the proposal, but soon begins to soften his stance and, after much deliberation, eventually agrees to lend a hand. 

It was supposed to be a one-time thing. How could Eli have known euthanasia was his true calling? And how long can he keep his daring underground "exit" operation going before the police or his volatile new girlfriend get wise?


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Read An Excerpt

Showing up to manage a party supply store after euthanizing a man is anti-climactic. Even with the help of my pills, I struggled to summon the enthusiasm needed to sell instruments of merriment for days after Sgt. Rush’s lift off.

I wasn’t depressed by or panicked over the act I had committed; I was nostalgic. Sales were suffering not because I was visibly frantic, but because I was figuratively absent. Each time a customer asked a question about a party package, my mind was wrapped around a release valve. Whenever my tongue was busy explaining the advantages of Mylar over latex, my brain was occupied with the kindness of helium. 

Fathers desperate to win back the love and respect of their soon-to-be sweet 16 year-old daughters demand your undivided attention.

Husbands hoping that an anniversary celebration for the ages will mask their recent affair won’t tolerate a scripted pitch.

Managers looking to dupe employees into thinking the company truly cares need you to act like you do, too.

There’s simply no place for distractions in party supply sales.

But distracted I was. I had fallen in love with the sinister sequence of recent events. I repeatedly revisited them, valued them more than anything taking place before me in the present. Where most first-time perpetrators of a highly illegal act would have been consumed by fear or guilt, I was consumed by pride and feelings of self-worth – by an unconquerable sensation that, having defiantly crossed bold lines and risked so much, I had rendered myself untouchable.

Yeah, 50 mgs of amphetamine a day will do that to a man.

It will fire you up far past the point of who you are but keep you calm when it’s required, like when a man who might be a detective walks through the shop door looking inquisitive. It will turn you into a god, yet guide you through discourse suitable for mortals, such as when a longtime customer asks if you heard about a certain sergeant.

“No, what happened?” I responded, feigning surprise and concern.

“A friend found him a couple of days ago at his home. Such a shame,” the customer said.

“Shit, you’re kidding me. How did he die?”

“Natural causes. He had a lung condition, as you probably know.”

“Yeah, I knew he wasn’t in the best of health, but I figured he had plenty of time left. He was one strong S.O.B.”

“That he was. I expect there will be info about memorial services in tomorrow’s paper.”

“Thanks for letting me know. Damn, he will be missed.”

And there it was – official confirmation that Sgt. Rush and I had succeeded. No suicide nor foul play suspected, at least not according to my less-than-authoritative source. While it was possible that some form of investigation or lab analysis was taking place, it was highly unlikely. My partner and I had covered all the bases.




About The Author

Greg's Website / Twitter / Facebook / Goodreads

Having spent much of his life weaving intricate tales to get out of things like gym class and jury duty, Greg Levin is no stranger to fiction. Greg’s debut novel, Notes on an Orange Burial was published in November 2011 by Elixirist (now 48fourteen) and has sold over 11 copies to his immediate family. Greg's second book, The Exit Man (available Spring 2014), is already being hailed as one of the top two novels he has ever written.

Greg has been getting paid to put words together since 1994, working as a professional business journalist,
freelance writer and ghostwriter. He has written hundreds of feature articles, case studies and satire pieces, as well as a critically acclaimed business ebook.

When not busy writing, Greg enjoys thinking about writing, and spending time with his wife and daughter. He also enjoys cooking, traveling and exercising, as well as freestyle rapping for his friends even when they don’t do anything to deserve such mistreatment.

Greg was born in Huntington, New York in 1969, and then moved to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania with his family when he was six. He attended the University of New Hampshire and graduated summa cum laude in 1991 with a BA in Communication and a special concentration in Creative Writing.

Greg currently resides in Austin, Texas, where he is one of just 17 people who don’t play a musical instrument or write songs. He is currently wanted by Austin authorities for refusing to eat pork ribs or dance the two-step.

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Monday, July 14, 2014

The Camellia Resistance Blog Tour



SYNOPSIS

2044. Willow Carlyle is the youngest cultural epidemiology research director in the history of the Ministry of Health and is on the fast-track for further promotion until a night of passion shatters her carefully constructed life.

Marked and unemployed, Willow falls in with a band of dissidents. Everyone wants something. In the process of discerning friend from foe, Willow begins to unravel secrets that will shake the New Republic of America to its foundation. 




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About The Author

A.R.'s Blog / Twitter / Google + / Goodreads

A.R. Williams is obsessed with language and myth, not just playing with words and making up stories, but with the real-world impact that our words have on the way we live. Words are the only puzzle that never gets boring, and writing is the only thing she has wanted to do consistently. Other interests, such as sewing and photography, become alternate means to feed the writing habit.

Ms. Williams feeds her obsession with curiosity: people, philosophy, technology, psychology, and culture. Living in Washington D.C. is a good source of inspiration. From the sublime heights of arts and achievement available for free at the Smithsonian to the bureaucratic banality of Beltway politics and scandals, it is a great city for fantasy, possibility, power, and consequence—ideal fodder for the fictional life. She lives between an ordinary external life filled with time cards, meetings, and deadlines; and an extraordinary imaginary world where anything is possible and everything is fueled by music.


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