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My Childhood on a Family Farm - #Life and #Goats

My Childhood on a Family Farm – #Life and #Goats

By Alison DeLuca I grew up on a small organic farm in Pennsylvania. It was a unique childhood, once with many trials and rewards. We had to get up early to make sure all the animals were fed, watered, and milked. […]

What Is Magic?

What Is Magic?

When you ask about magic and what it is, most people would think of Harry Potter waving his wand and shouting “Expelliarmus”, fairy godmothers, leprechauns, magical creatures like unicorns, and all types of beings like goblins, dwarves, etc. And that’s […]

Cool off with "Cover of Snow"

Cool off with “Cover of Snow”

Every summer I search for the perfect beach read that has certain qualities:  not too long, not too mushy, and with a plot that will keep my mind from drifting lazily back to the hypnosis of the surf.  The funny […]

The lighter shade of Darkness

The lighter shade of Darkness

A lighter shade of dark I’m down to the last few proof reading tweaks of my epic fantasy series, Darkness Rising, and it seemed an appropriate time to reflect upon whether I’ve succeeded in what I set out to do […]

Three Stories We Keep Reading over and over and over

Three Stories We Keep Reading over and over and over

Throughout the past three years, I have been able to ascertain that there are three stories, types of stories, or story memes retold again and again which nobody is willing to welcome any longer, and henceforth should be exiled to […]

World of Neveyah (Book 3): Valley of Sorrows

World of Neveyah (Book 3): Valley of Sorrows

The thrilling conclusion to the epic fantasy series, TOWER OF BONES A grieving man whose life has gone to hell in his absence, A son whose action sealed his father’s fate, A crippled warrior facing his future, A broken soldier […]

A Girl Called Wolf

A Girl Called Wolf

A GIRL CALLED WOLF by Stephen Swartz (December 2015) A Girl Called Wolf (paper) A Girl Called Wolf (Kindle) Ice and snow are all 12 year old Anuka knows outside the hut in Greenland where she was born. When her […]

Ten Thousand Lines by Kate Bitters

Ten Thousand Lines by Kate Bitters

TEN THOUSAND LINES by Kate Bitters Set in the harsh backdrop of a dystopian future, an unlikely friendship flowers among the weeds of oppression. Ten Thousand Lines takes place during a time when human beings are sharply divided by class […]

Elmer Left by Kate Bitters

Elmer Left by Kate Bitters

ELMER LEFT By Kate Bitters “At the age of seventy-eight, Elmer Heartland packed up his things, kissed his sleeping wife on the forehead, and left. For good.” So begins the journey of Elmer, a man in his twilight years who […]

Suffer the Little Children by Shaun Allan

Suffer the Little Children by Shaun Allan

Simon, Fey and Rebecca. An ordinary family trying to cope after the death of the girls’ mother. One day, Rebecca ‘gives’ her imaginary friend, Nathaniel, to her Simon, telling her father he can keep Nathaniel ‘forever’… Then the phone appears. […]

Mr. Composure by Shaun Allan

Mr. Composure by Shaun Allan

“Once upon a time…” All the best stories begin that way. Once upon a time, Jack climbed a beanstalk. Cinderella did go to the ball. Once upon a time, his parents died. When your parents are killed in front of […]

Darker Places by Shaun Allan

Darker Places by Shaun Allan

What if you could steal the final moments from the dying? What if you had the darkest secret, but couldn’t think what it might be? What if you entered the forest in the deep of the night. Who is the […]

Sin by Shaun Allan

Sin by Shaun Allan

Dead, dead, dead. Say it enough times and it becomes just another word. What would you do? Could you kill a killer? Does the death of one appease the deaths of a hundred? What about that hundred against a thousand? […]

A Dry Patch of Skin by Stephen Swartz

A Dry Patch of Skin by Stephen Swartz

A DRY PATCH OF SKIN – The only medically accurate vampire story available today! The truth about being a vampire: It is not cool, not sexy. It’s a painful, miserable existence. Good reason to avoid that situation, thinks Stefan Székely. […]

Aiko by Stephen Swartz

Aiko by Stephen Swartz

AIKO (Paperback) (Kindle) When the handwritten letter from Japan arrives, Benjamin cannot help but flash back five years. He was in Hawaii when he met Hanako, a Japanese stewardess. But Addy, Benjamin’s wife of three years, knows what the letter […]

Email Management using Gmail by Ceri Clark

Email Management using Gmail by Ceri Clark

Readers’ Favorite Review: Email Management using Gmail by Ceri Clark shows ways to automate one’s email organization, specifically aimed at users of Gmail. It helps one in doing more productive work, rather than fighting the monster of email overload. It […]

World of Neveyah (Book 2): Forbidden Road

World of Neveyah (Book 2): Forbidden Road

Forbidden Road takes up Edwin’s story six years later. When four mages are sent into the shadowed lands claimed by the mad priest of the Bull God, who will return unscathed? Sorrow, peril, and magic await in the Valley of […]

Darkness Rising (Book 5: Broken) (Prism)

Darkness Rising (Book 5: Broken) (Prism)

Beneath the veneer, beneath the beauty, there is always the coldness of stone.’ Tragedy has torn apart Emelia and her companions, a terrible betrayal instigated by the Darkmaster, Vildor. A devastated Jem struggles to control the fearful power of the […]

Darkness Rising (Book 4 - Loss) (Prism)

Darkness Rising (Book 4 – Loss) (Prism)

Bravery is measured in moments. In the lands of Nurolia the evils of the past are returning to torment the present. Emelia and her companions traverse the arid desert of Pyrios seeking the red crystal. Its power resides in the […]

Darkness Rising (Book 3: Secrets) (Prism)

Darkness Rising (Book 3: Secrets) (Prism)

“Embrace the darkness, welcome the fury, savour the anger…” After their escape from Goldoria, Emelia and her companions begin their journey into the swamps of Ssinthor. A land ravaged by ancient sorcery, it is a place of secrets and danger. […]

Darkness Rising (Book 1: Chained) (Prism)

Darkness Rising (Book 1: Chained) (Prism)

Emelia dreams of escape from her life of servitude. She dreams of magical powers; she dreams of dark things. When tragedy awakens the sorcery within her she embarks upon an epic journey in the company of two charming thieves. In […]

The Dream Land 3 – Diaspora

The Dream Land 3 – Diaspora

The Dream Land 3 – Diaspora They’ve changed history, but not even an Interdimensional Voyager can stop a comet! Set-d’Elous (a.k.a. Sebastian Talbot) lies paralyzed, tormented by the evil Empress—his wife. Meanwhile, the other Voyagers were blown far and wide […]

The Dream Land 2 – Dreams of Futures Past

The Dream Land 2 – Dreams of Futures Past

The Dream Land 2 – Dreams of Futures Past So you’ve conquered a new world…. Now to change their history! Sebastian Talbot (a.k.a. Set-d’Elous, legendary warrior) has exiled himself to a desolate island, content to laze away the days writing […]

Crown Phoenix [Book 4]: South Sea Bubble | Steampunk adventure

Crown Phoenix [Book 4]: South Sea Bubble | Steampunk adventure

THE SOUTH SEAS BUBBLE, book IV of the Crown Phoenix Series An Edwardian hospital hides many secrets: A mysterious patient lurks in the cellar… A secret passage leads to danger… Coded messages reveal new riddles… Visions of danger haunt the […]

Charm City Chronicles [Book 4]: On Gabriel's Wings by Kathleen Barker

Charm City Chronicles [Book 4]: On Gabriel’s Wings by Kathleen Barker

ON GABRIEL’S WINGS In the fourth and final installment of “The Charm City Chronicles” saga, Kate finds herself married at 17, and her teen and adult worlds collide. While husband Michael is away at college, her beloved grandmother’s health goes […]

Charm City Chronicles [Book 3]: The Hurting Year by Kathleen Barker

Charm City Chronicles [Book 3]: The Hurting Year by Kathleen Barker

THE HURTING YEAR “The Hurting Year”, the third installment of the Charm City Chronicles series, continues the story of sixteen-year-old Kate Fitzgerald in 1960’s Baltimore, Maryland. Having an older boyfriend does have its perks – until he leaves to go […]

Last Kiss in Tiananmen Square by Lisa Zhang Wharton

Last Kiss in Tiananmen Square by Lisa Zhang Wharton

LAST KISS IN TIANANMEN SQUARE BY Lisa Zhang Wharton “Last Kiss in Tiananmen Square” is a novel based on the 1989 Tiananmen Square Pro-democracy movement. The novel follows a young woman, Baiyun, a junior in college, trying to reconcile her […]

A Beautiful Chill by Stephen Swartz

A Beautiful Chill by Stephen Swartz

A BEAUTIFUL CHILL BY Stephen Swartz Opposites may attract…but can they stay together? Íris is a refugee from an abusive youth in Iceland, further abused on the streets of Toronto – until she sees Art as an escape. With a […]

The Other way is Essex

The Other way is Essex

To benefit Farleigh Hospice is THE OTHER WAY IS ESSEX, an anthology was written, featuring short-stories written by Writebulb, a collective of authors, featuring work by Myrddin Authors, Carlie M.A. Cullen and Maria V.A. Johnson. This book is General fiction […]

Creepy Tales for Boyz & Ghouls

Creepy Tales for Boyz & Ghouls

Also for children is the anthology Creepy Tales for Boyz & Ghouls, an anthology featuring short-stories written by Writebulb, a collective of authors in Essex, featuring work by Myrddin Authors, Carlie M.A. Cullen and Maria V.A. Johnson. What would you […]

Girls Can't Be Knights by Lee French

Girls Can’t Be Knights by Lee French

Portland has a ghost problem. Sixteen-year-old Claire wants her father back. His death left her only memories and an empty locket. After six difficult years in foster care, her vocabulary no longer includes “hope” and “trust”. Everything changes when Justin […]

World of Neveyah [prequel]: Mountains of the Moon

World of Neveyah [prequel]: Mountains of the Moon

Before Edwin Farmer and  the Tower of Bones, there was Wynn Farmer, the legendary smith and lightning mage. This is his story. Charged by the goddess Aeos, Wynn and his companions face a gauntlet of jagged peaks and deadly traps. […]

Your Guide Said What? A Spirit Guide Q & A

Your Guide Said What? A Spirit Guide Q & A

Ever wonder if you have a Spirit Guide? What they look like? What they sound like? Written with the help of her own personal spirit guides, author Joan Hazel answers the questions you may have wanted to ask, but didn’t […]

Heart Search 3: Betrayal | Love and Vampires…

Heart Search 3: Betrayal | Love and Vampires…

One bite started it all . . . Joshua, Remy, and the twins are settled in their new life. However, life doesn’t always run smoothly. An argument between Becky and her twin causes unforeseen circumstances, an admission by Samir almost […]

A Simpler Guide to Google+: An unofficial user guide to setting up and using the Google Plus social network is now available

A Simpler Guide to Google+: An unofficial user guide to setting up and using the Google Plus social network is now available

Do you want a better way to organize and manage your social relationship? Do you want to keep in touch from friends and family all over the world in one video call? Are you interested in meeting people across the […]

Metanoia | Zombies or Conspiracy Theories?

Metanoia | Zombies or Conspiracy Theories?

METANOIA Definition: n. a spiritual conversion or awakening; a fundamental change of character Etymology: Greek ‘change one’s mind, repent’ Marli Anderson has just one task: assassinate Oscar La Monde, the man she once loved. As assassin for hire for the […]

A Simpler Guide to Gmail, THIRD EDITION

A Simpler Guide to Gmail, THIRD EDITION

Are you looking for free email but don’t know where to start? Do you use Gmail but want to use it more effectively? Do you want to organize your emails better? Spending too much time on your email? Then this […]

A Simpler Guide to Calibre: How to organize, edit and convert your ebooks using free software for readers, writers, students and researchers for any ereader

A Simpler Guide to Calibre: How to organize, edit and convert your ebooks using free software for readers, writers, students and researchers for any ereader

Do you have hundreds of e-books but can never find the one you want? Would you like to convert an e-book to work on a different device? Are you itching to organize your e-books but are not quite sure how? […]

A Simpler Guide to Finding Free eBooks: A step-by-step guide to discovering and downloading free e-books for the Kindle, Kindle Fire, Android, iPad and other e-readers

A Simpler Guide to Finding Free eBooks: A step-by-step guide to discovering and downloading free e-books for the Kindle, Kindle Fire, Android, iPad and other e-readers

    The all new A Simpler Guide to Finding Free eBooks: A step-by-step guide to discovering and downloading free e-books for the Kindle, Kindle Fire, Android, iPad and other e-readers is here! Are you an avid reader? Do you […]

Hunted Heart | Adult Fantasy

Hunted Heart | Adult Fantasy

When Tali is hired to cut out the heart of Prince Kas, the huntress can’t refuse. Tali realizes there is no escape from the dark magic of the queen’s mirror, even though her own feelings for the prince are far too complex to […]

HUW THE BARD

HUW THE BARD

HUW THE BARD, by Connie J. Jasperson, published March 28, 2014 (new release)(mature readers) Genre: Fantasy, alternate history Synopsis: The youngest master in the Bards Guild, eighteen-year-old Huw Owyn is at the top of his craft. The Spring Conclave is […]

Heart Search 2: Found | Love and Vampires...

Heart Search 2: Found | Love and Vampires…

One bite started it all . . . Another mysterious disappearance sparks a frightening chain of events for Remy and her family. Events foretold come to pass, and more strange and alarming occurrences assail her life. Where can she turn? […]