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Book Release God is Dead

About the Book

Title: One God – God is Dead

Author: Kata Mlek

Genre: Dystopian, Technothriller, Science Fiction

The final gambit. The final opponent. The final judgment.

Miran, Satia, and Flins have crushed all opposition, and Genesis dominates the market.

From a position of strength, they launch an all-out campaign to take total control of the European economy. Using everything from manufactured pop idols to underground whisper campaigns, Genesis expands into forbidden new areas, daring anyone to stand in their way.

But the old elites of Europe will only tolerate so much provocation. Setting aside their differences, they mount their most devious and merciless attack yet.

Within months, Miran is afflicted by a mysterious illness, and may be close to death. The media campaign unravels and public sentiment turns against Genesis. Legal troubles mount. And then, the kidnappings begin…

Desperate to survive, Genesis breaks an unbreakable taboo… and nothing can prevent the consequences.

The thunderous conclusion to One God rushes boldly through new and unexpected ideas, redefining the limits of a thriller. It all ends with a final twist that will have you re-reading the series to figure out exactly when Genesis made its one, fatal mistake.

Includes The Genesis Files: bonus stories, art, and dossiers that complement the main story.

Note: contains strong language and some disturbing scenes. For mature readers only.

Author Bio

KATA MLEK

UNCOMFORTABLY REAL FICTION

I began my writing career in 2012 after leaving the IT industry. In Poland, I’ve had several successful novels published by traditional publishers. In 2015, I made the decision to switch to self-publishing and start my international career.

In 2015, I published the English edition of my intense psychological thriller Absolute Sunset. This was one of the most talked-about books in Poland in 2012, and the English edition has been equally well-received.

In 2016, I published One God—a trilogy of techno-thrillers about corporate control of genetic modifications. Originally published in Polish as a single long novel, the English version was expanded and re-written to create a trilogy with lots of great new scenes.

Now I’m working on another psychological thriller, a brand-new story written directly in English for my English readers.

All of my books cross genres—I like to experiment with different styles to create the effect I want, and to give my readers a unique experience. My Polish background gives me a different perspective and makes my writing fresh, although I feel it’s still accessible—inside we’re all the same, after all.

You can read my free short stories, get writing tips, and catch up with me on my blog at katamlek.com. If you like my work, you can become my patron on Patreon and get future books for free. And of course, you can find me on Amazon, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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Promo Post Vision: Seeing is Achieving

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About the Book

Title: Vision Seeing is Achieving

Author: Allan Sealy

Genre: Self-help, Spirituality

Each of us needs to have vision. Not the vision that is seen through our eyes but that which is revealed in our hearts. The vision of your heart will enable you see pass the limitations of time, revealing to you a future that only you can create. The vision of your heart will reveal your true potential and power. The vision of your heart will elevate your mind and expand your thinking so that you would truly believe that all things are possible. We were all created on purpose for a purpose. Your parents cannot assign purpose to you. You must discover this yourself. However, the clues to your purpose are not hard to find. They are hidden in plain sight! It is only for you recognize that what you see in your heart is not a pipe dream but a window into your future and a revelation of your purpose.

This book was written to help you realize your purpose and your destiny by enabling you to:

  • Understand who really you are,
  • Discover your passion
  • Understand the significance of your vision
  • Discover your creative power
  • Manifest your vision
  • Unleash your awesome potential.

This book will inspire you to believe in your dreams and hang

Author Bio

Born in London’s East End, Allan Sealy began his career in the creative industries of fashion and design before going on to start Ministry In Art (MIA), a conglomerate that use creative and inspirational media to give it’s customers the winning edge. With over 17 years combined experience, MIA has serviced a worldclass mix of authors, coaches, motivational speakers, artists, filmmakers, and thought leaders. MIA is also the marketing force behind the UK’s biggest gospel concerts, featuring the likes of Kirk Franklin, Fred Hammond, Israel Houghton and many more.

Over the past 2 years, Allan positioned himself in the success and personal development arena, with the formation of Life and Success Media (LS). Under the LS brand, Allan seeks to utilize his media and marketing experience to promote and advance the profile of life coaches, authors, thought leaders and success-experts worldwide. Spearheading this brand is MVP-Life – a popular online magazine that presents critical insights, strategies and the very best ideas from field leaders, success technicians and captains of industry. MVP-Life aims to be a key resource for achieving outstanding success in all areas of life. MVP-Life can be seen in e-zine format at mvplife.com.

Allan Sealy’s passion for excellence and the success of other people is reflected in everything he achieves. As a trained life coach, prolific author, and inspirational speaker, his teachings on life mastery has become the focal point of his published books and magazines, empowering many to renew their thinking and making positive change to their lives. His book ‘Wisdom Brings Success’ serves as an effective tool in communicating success principles and key life lessons that unleash the unlimited potential within each and everyone of us. Allan seeks to inform readers of their innate ability to influence the outcome of any situation, and create their own human success story. A man on a mission, Allan Sealy is shaping the international concept of what is possible to achieve in one’s life by recognizing their inner genius, creative power and immense value. He also conducts Wisdom Brings Success Seminars, where many have been impacted by his eloquent, yet passionate delivery of practical wisdom and strategies for success.

In addition to being trailblazing businessman, Allan Sealy is an inspirational leader who relentlessly demonstrates strong cultural sensitivity, with a commitment to driving change in the perceptions, attitudes and disabling self-limiting beliefs of those he addresses. He has empowered people of all ages and enabled them to maximise their potential and discover their purpose. Overall, the resulting impact has positively influenced their lives, their families, their communities and beyond.

Personal Site

www.allansealy.com

Business Sites

www.lifeandsuccessmedia.com

www.mvpmag.com

www.miadesign.com

www.abookinsideyou.com

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Author Interview Lalin Bonheur

Have you been writing for a long time?

I remember writing a poem about my cat, Prince, in sixth grade. That was a very long time ago!  Many poems and short stories later I won a fiction award from a literary magazine, Flyway, published at Iowa State University. It was the first money I’d ever earned for writing. The story was also nominated for a Pushcart prize. I was thrilled. Shortly after that I realized that novels would be easier to publish. Long story short, I began to take writing more seriously about fifteen years ago.

What inspired you to start a writing career?

Well, as I mentioned, the short story award gave me hope and encouragement to continue. Not that many people read literary magazines, unfortunately. People I know read novels. In the early 2000s I started my first novel. That book, a science-fiction piece, is one I hope to get back to eventually. Lalin Bonheur happens to be my third book, but the first one to be published by a small publisher, Freya’s Bower.

Is this book a stand-alone or part of a series?

Currently I am working on a sequel– continuing the mystery/romance. My character, Lalin, has a number of ominous loose ends to unravel. The loup garou from the first novel still roam the New Orleans French Quarter. Another character from the past comes back to haunt the couple. Etienne, Lalin’s lover/protector, is pursued by another woman, and the threats from the bayou country are joined by a new menace from the continent of Europe.

Why did you choose this genre?

Originally I wanted to write literary fiction, but my stories always had gothic elements. My award-winning story is laced with voudou and magical realism. After receiving the financial award, I decided to move into genre writing. I’ve always loved science fiction and fantasy, so I thought why not write a paranormal mystery/romance. I guess I feel like this genre has a larger base of readers. I hope that’s true!
Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?
Yes, I do. I’ve talked to a number of people who say they have a story idea, and sometimes they will describe a whole novel in detail. Many of them write a page or two, but never pursue it. My advice is WRITE every day! Discipline’s the key– without that you never get past the first page.

About the Book

Title: Lalin Bonheur

Author: Margaret O. Howard

Genre: Paranormal Mystery / Romance

When Lalin Bonheur shape shifts, she roams the Vieux Carre as a sleek tuxedo cat to learn the secrets of her city.

But on her debut at a Quadroon Ball in 1830 this octoroon beauty meets and falls in love with French aristocrat, Etienne Legendre. Etienne becomes her protector and he soon learns that his mistress leads a second life as a healer and voudou priestess.

Their story takes a bizarre turn after Lalin’s protector marries. His wife, Minette, dies mysteriously and he is charged with murder. Lalin concocts a zombie potion to assist him in his escape from jail.

The couple sail upriver to hide until they can prove his innocence. But their struggles only become more challenging, when they face the fearsome loup-garou (wolf men of Louisiana) and then a giant bird. Lalin must use her magic to battle these monsters. But it’s what she learns about the vicious feathered creature that brings the story to its climax.

Author Bio

Margaret O. Howard is a writer and former dancer, who grew up in the Deep South and currently walks the gulf beaches of Florida every morning, She adores her two sons, three rescue cats, cool weather, travel, photography, ballet, books, and mermaids. Her novel, Lalin Bonheur, is set in the city of voudou queens, New Orleans. You can visit her at margaretohoward.wordpress,com, Margaret Howard Trammell on Facebook, or @howardomargaret on Twitter.

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Cover Reveal Vehn

About the Book

Title: Vehn

Author: LS Anders

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Vehn Mathieu possesses one of the most recognizable faces on the planet. He has everything money can buy, but there’s a huge piece missing from his exceptional life that can’t be bought – a soulmate. He longs to find a woman who wants the man behind the persona, a woman who can see beyond the façade. When he finally finds the one, she is completely unaware of his true identity. Will she be able to come to grips with his celebrity and love the man behind the name?

Callie Mackenzie is well-known in her own little niche. Her beauty, talent, and radiant personality hide the dark, jagged scars of her past that threaten to extinguish the light of her future. Her seemingly iron-clad armor can barely protect the fractured soul of the woman beneath as she fights a daily battle to preserve the happiness she has strived so hard to achieve. Finished with abusive men, she prefers to daydream about the one she thinks she’ll never meet. But when Callie’s fantasy becomes her reality, how will she slay her own demons to be with him?

Vehn and Callie together.

When forces outside their control threaten to destroy their fragile new bond, Vehn and Callie come face to face with her deep-rooted insecurities. Their chemistry is unshakable, but is their untried relationship strong enough to endure the hardships of his fame and her past? Is the reward of being together worth the price each must pay to keep their one true love?

Author Bio

Hello fellow romance-aholics!

As many of us do, I read to give myself a break from the daily grind and there’s no better way to do that than to get lost inside a juicy romance novel when you’re feeling overworked or overstressed.

I’m a wearer of many hats. I’m a wife, a mother, a female firefighter, a reader and lover of all things romance, an avid daydreamer, and a new author to the contemporary romance genre.

Vehn is the first in the Exotic Ink Book Series and will be available on Amazon in March 2017! Books to soon follow will be Tegan and Jake.

I hope you enjoy reading my series as much as I’ve enjoyed bring these characters to life.

L.S. Anders

Links

Twitter- https://twitter.com/ExoticInkBooks
Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/LSAndersBooks
Facebook page- https://www.facebook.com/lsandersink/
Website- https://exoticinkbooks.blogspot.com/
Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/43611545-ls-anders

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Book Excerpt Consumed

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Book Excerpt

          “Stacey!” Jesse moaned into my ear as I ripped through my second orgasm. My whole body shook through it; my mouth opened wide. I was shocked by how this felt, I had never been this consumed in missionary position.

           But then something seemed to change. I was so high that I just couldn’t really focus. My eyes blurred and as he thrust inside me harder. With every hard thrust, I became just a little more scared. I started to shake and my legs instinctively closed. My breathing became shallow and quick just as Jesse started to slow down.

          “Stacey? Is it too hard?”

           I exhaled.

           This is Jesse. This is not Mike raping you. You want this. You want him inside you.

          “A little. Can we slow down?” I didn’t want to tell him that hard sex reminded me of my rape.

          “Of course I can,” he whispered.

          His strong hands came down to my legs, which he slowly stroked with his fingers. With that soft touch, my legs opened up bit by bit, welcoming him inside. He rocked inside me more gently than I could have asked for. And with every tender thrust that wasn’t accompanied by anything hard, fast, or violent, I reminded myself where I was. I was in the arms of a protector, not a monster.

About Consumed

Stacey Lorenzo has finished treatment, but is still devastated by her past as she enters college. With drugs and alcohol so readily available, so much freedom, and barely any supervision, Stacey falls back into old habits. Soon it’s a daily dose of partying, self-medicating, and having sex with lots of different guys. As her relationship with Eli destructs, she falls for Jesse, who just so happens to be a drug dealer. Every time she starts to fall back into the memories of her past, Jesse makes it easy to snort away the pain.

But she snorts too much one night; it forces her to question the man she loves and acknowledge her mental and emotional  instability. In the second installment of The Barren Series, Stacey must overcome her addiction and make peace with her past if she is ever to be truly happy again.

Author Bio

Elizabeth hails from the smallest state with the biggest heart. She started off at The University of Akron and then transferred to the University of Rhode Island. She is a majoring in Human Development and Family Studies and minoring in Psychology. Although she loves writing- she also has a passion for helping others which is why she is studying to become a sex therapist/couples counselor. Elizabeth loves spending time with her family and friends, singing, eating everything Italian, and baking cookies. She is “in love with love” which is probably why the driving force in almost everything she writes is romance. When she’s not getting lost in her characters she can be found waiting for her prince charming in her North Kingstown, Rhode Island home.

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Author Interview Chaos Rising

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Have you been writing for a long time?

I began world building and writing this series in 1993, but I have been very disciplined about writing more over the past 4 years.

What inspired you to start a writing career?

My brother-in-law and I both loved to read fantasy and we would talk about our favorite books. One day he told me he was going to write a book and I said, “That’s a great idea…I want to write one too.” That was in 1993.

Is this book a stand alone or part of a series?

This is book 2 of the Lemurian Chronicles. Book 1 was released last year and is called Children of the Blessing. It is currently available free as a digital book from most online book sellers.

Why did you choose this genre?

I read Lord of the Rings when I was 14 years old and it fired my imagination. I then read the Shanarah series and the Blegariad and was hooked. I occasionally read other genre’s, but I am a fantasy nerd at heart.

Do you have any advice for aspiring authors?

Yes, take the time to do the “pre-writing” work and do it well. Often I think people get an idea for a story and have a general outline and then they begin writing. Doing it that way can lead to writers block. If you first take the time to write an in depth character profile for each character, and you take time to really build the world (back-story’s, political details, cultural details, etc…) then you will find that the story almost “write’s itself”.

About the Book

Chaos Rising CoverTitle: Chaos Rising

Author: Perry Morris

Genre: Fantasy

The Lemurian Chronicles by Perry Morris is an epic fantasy that began in 2015 with the publication of Children of the Blessing.  Readers all over the world have been enthralled with the gripping tale of Renn and Avaris—two boys who were marked by the gods to become powerful magic users.  Chaos Rising, the eagerly anticipated second book of the Lemurian Chronicles, continues the exciting epic story.

Avaris travels into the heart of the Cragg Caves—the home of horrifying beasts, warlocks and demons—to rescue his sister and best friend from slave labor in the mines deep underground.  But getting out of the caves alive is only the beginning of his troubles as he is hunted by an army of evil magic users and blood thirsty beasts who have been given the assignment to kill him before he learns to fully use his powers.

Renn (Demaris) is studying at the castle on Elder Island under the watchful eye and protection of the lore masters.  But a traitor is in their midst who is being blackmailed by Shamael Daro, the new Grand Warlock, to carry out a single task—eliminate Renn.

Shamael’s power has increased significantly since taking on the mantle of Grand Warlock and he discovers the dark secret of how the most powerful Grand Warlock of all time, Nefarian Drakkas, nearly took total control of Lemuria more than two thousand years ago.  He uses this secret to create a group of soulless, magic using spies and killers to do his bidding.  His plan is simple; create chaos across the land so the dark forces of the Aven lore can destroy those who follow the gods of light once and for all.

Author Bio

Headshot C 1200pxPerry was born and raised in the greater Salt Lake City, Utah area. He is very happily married and has seven wonderful children and one grand-daughter. Perry works for a large, publically traded, international company in Provo, Utah, where he manages supplier management, procurement and packaging engineering functions.  His first exposure to the great world of fantasy literature was, of course, J.R.R Tolkien’s “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, when he was fourteen. After that, he read the books of Patricia McKillap, Terry Brooks, David Eddings, Stephen R. Donaldson, etc…Currently his favorite author is Brandon Sanderson. He loves the unique and interesting magic systems Brandon creates, the memorable characters and interesting stories.

Perry is an author every day for an hour during lunch. He actually began writing the Lemurian Chronicles in 1993, and after more than two decades of rewrites, editing, re-editing, etc… finally decided to “take the plunge” and publish his epic fantasy. Don’t worry; each additional installment will be released no more than eighteen months to two years apart.

Thanks for you interest in Perry and his works.

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Author website:  www.perrymorris.net

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Guest Post Koolura and the Mayans

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I’m hosting a guest post today by author Michael Thal, author of “Koolura and the Mayans”, who talks about editing.

Michael Thal Discusses the Editing Process

I’m the author of five published novels, Goodbye Tchaikovsky, The Abduction of Joshua Bloom, and the Koolura Series—The Legend of Koolura, Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback, and Koolura and the Mayans. My most recent novel, Koolura and the Mayans, was published two weeks ago. Currently, I’m beginning a new book with the working title “Gem of Peace: The Story of a Deaf Girl in Iran”. The book will be a young adult novel celebrating the life of my beloved Jila, who died last year of colon cancer.

The first step in the writing process is research. Consequently, I’m interviewing Jila’s relatives—brother, sisters, cousins, and friends to get a clear picture regarding all the details of life in Iran during the 50s and 60s. Once that step is complete, I’ll plot out the chapters highlighting significant events that characterize Jila’s sweet personality and the trials she endured growing up deaf in a country that shunned anyone with a disability.

 Once that is complete, I’ll write my first chapter. Since Jila and I were engaged for 16 years and married in our hearts and minds, I’m thinking of writing the book in the first person. When the first chapter is complete, I’ll take it to my writing group.

 The four-member San Fernando Valley Critique Group meets once a month. First we chat about our lives and what’s been happening during the past month since our last meeting. Then each one of us reads our current chapter or short story. A copy is passed out to all members and they make editorial changes and suggestions for improvement.

 At home we’ll make changes to our stories and submit the new chapters to members via e-mail. We read and review. I’ll make changes and save chapter one. Then I’ll go ahead and write the second chapter, etc.

 When I finished writing Koolura and the Mayans, I turned the book over to one of our members. She read the book carefully and offered suggestions. I made the changes, and then turned the book to a second member. After she commented, I made more changes then submitted the book to my editor at Solstice Publishing.

 The Solstice editor made this comment about Koolura and the Mayans, “Your book is near perfect, so the editing process will be fast.”

 And it was. I submitted the book in November 2015 and it was published before the spring flowers were blooming.

 Writing can be a lonely routine. Make sure you set goals for yourself and stick to those objectives. Koolura and the Mayans took two years to write. I’m expecting “Gem of Peace” to take about the same length of time if I stick to my goals and make sure a chapter is written in a timely fashion.

 

About the Book

Koolura-and-the-Mayans-cover-copyTitle: Koolura and the Mayans

Author: Michael Thal

Genre: YA Science-Fiction

Koolura, a girl with extraordinary psychic powers, is back again with pal Leila. The duo is off to Mexico for Koolura’s father’s wedding. When touring a Mayan archeological dig, the girls uncover a mysterious device that hurtles them 2000 years back in time. They soon discover aliens from the planet Aquari living amongst Mayan natives. Are these Aquarians planning to take over Earth? And can Koolura and Leila stop them in time?

Author Bio

Smaller SearsMichael Thal is the author of five published novels—Goodbye Tchaikovsky, The Abduction of Joshua Bloom, and The Koolura Series—The Legend of Koolura, Koolura and The Mystery at Camp Saddleback, and Koolura and the Mayans. He is also a columnist for the Los Angeles Examiner writing articles about parenting and education.

 Moving from the frigid Northeast to comfy Southern California in 1973, Michael taught elementary and middle school for 28 years until a freak virus left him deafened at the age of 50. He reinvented himself as a writer composing over 80 published articles in print magazines as well as novels for middle grade and high school aged students.

 You can learn more about Michael Thal on his website and blog at www.michaelthal.com. His books can be purchased on Amazon.com and Barnes & Noble in print and as e-books.

Links

Website: http://michaelthal.com

Blog: http://michaelthal.com/blog

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michael.thal

Twitter: https://twitter.com/koolura

Amazon Purchase Links:

Goodbye Tchaikovsky: http://amzn.to/1iLT46V

The Abduction of Joshua Bloom: http://amzn.to/1Vro1K4

The Legend of Koolura: http://amzn.to/1iLTiv2

Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback: http://amzn.to/1M2aSSL

Barnes & Noble Purchase Links:

The Abduction of Joshua Bloom: http://tinyurl.com/h9tawtf

The Legend of Koolura: http://tinyurl.com/j9hm8ek

Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback: http://tinyurl.com/gkq6y44

Publisher Links:

Goodbye Tchaikovsky: http://tinyurl.com/bh95ht7

The Abduction of Joshua Bloom: http://tinyurl.com/zd3es8p

The Legend of Koolura: http://tinyurl.com/h4pqry9

Koolura and the Mystery at Camp Saddleback: http://tinyurl.com/zl6mvlm

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