Newsflash – New books on Amazon and Books on Sale Now!

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I’ve come across a few books by author friends of mine that are currently on promotion and some that have newly published books.  I’m excited to say that two of these authors will be featured on my blog as guests this Friday, June 23rd – Sacha Black and next month, July 21st – John Maberry.

 

Newly Published on Amazon

 

John Maberry’s new book, The Fountain is on pre-order now at Amazon HERE 

Blurb:

Humor, twists and more in this collection of seven fantasy and sci-fi short stories. Karma can be painful in “The Fountain”–when a plunderer meets a long-dead shaman. A family adopts a retriever with special talents in “Lily, an Amazing Dog.” A vampire has a strange problem, in “Alfred’s Strange Blood Disorder.” A perennial favorite, dimensional travel, with a strange twist in “The Closet Door.” What could that column of fire be, rising from the Atlantic off the Outer Banks? Read “The Flame” to find out what it meant to troubled writer Carson. A wizard casts a spell that works well for a princess, but will it be as good for him? Check out “The Wizard.” Finally, “The Fribble” offers an alien encounter of an odd sort, to a pharmaceutical company rep searching for new drugs in the Amazon Rain forest.

 

Sacha Black’s debut book, already popular seller 13 Steps to Evil is live now on Amazon HERE 

Blurb:

Your hero is not the most important character in your book. Your villain is.

Are you fed up of drowning in two-dimensional villains? Frustrated with creating clichés? And failing to get your reader to root for your villain?

In 13 Steps to Evil, you’ll discover:

+ How to develop a villain’s mindset
+ A step-by-step guide to creating your villain from the ground up
+ Why getting to the core of a villain’s personality is essential to make them credible
+ What pitfalls and clichés to avoid as well as the tropes your story needs

Finally, there is a comprehensive writing guide to help you create superbad villains. Whether you’re just starting out or are a seasoned writer, this book will help power up your bad guy and give them that extra edge.

These lessons will help you master and control your villainous minions, navigate and gain the perfect balance of good and evil, as well as strengthening your villain to give your story the tension and punch it needs.

If you like dark humour, learning through examples and want to create the best villains you can, then you’ll love Sacha Black’s guide to crafting superbad villains. Read 13 Steps to Evil today and start creating kick-ass villains.

 

Natalie Smith-Ducey’s book, The Heart’s Lullabye is live now on Amazon HERE

Blurb:

 The Heart’s Lullaby is a candid portrayal of love in all its splendor and pain.

Love, in its purest form, is tranquil and soothes the soul. But love, as is life, can sometimes be cruel and unjust with its paths of uncertainty and forced goodbyes.

In essence, it is a journey of self-discovery. A continuous journey of becoming. Often, it becomes a delicate dance of holding on and letting go.

We linger in memories of ill-fated love; our minds can easily soil them, and our hearts can effortlessly polish them to perfection, altering their resemblance entirely. We can anchor ourselves to yesterday by zealous choice or solemn grief. So easily, we can become obsessed with what “might have been” and miss the beauty that lies before us. Our minds craft spectacular moments that will never be realized. Why? Is it self-indulgence, or are they necessary companions for our soul’s survival?

Love, its force so formidable, transcends time, distance, and even death. Eternal love is the epitome of its grandeur.

To feel the exquisite, majestic splendor of love is the greatest gift we can give or receive. To have another see the unique beauty in our imperfections, that will protect us and elevate us without greed or envy, a soul willing and proud to walk this journey of life with us and share in its joys and sorrows … this is love, a gift unmeasurable and unmatched by earthly possessions.

But two souls must be willing. Therein lies the intricate complexities of the heart.

And in the end, we must never forget … Love, as is life, is a continuous journey of becoming.

 

Linda G Hill’s new book, The Magician’s Curse – on Amazon HERE

Blurb:

When Herman Anderson leaves home to make a better life for herself, she doesn’t expect to meet a tall, dark stranger with whom she’ll fall hopelessly in love.
Charming and mysterious, Stephen Dagmar is a stage magician seeking an assistant. The moment he sets eyes on Herman, he knows she’s the one. He brings her home to his Victorian mansion where they embark upon an extravagant romance. Yet a shadow hangs over their love. Will the curse on his family end Stephen and Herman’s happily ever after, before it really begins?
Amidst lace and leather, innocence and debauchery, The Magician’s Curse begins the Gothic tale of The Great Dagmaru. Magic and romance await.

ON Sale Now

 

 

Colleen Chesebro’s book, The Swamp Fairy is will be on FREE, June 23rd and 24th on Amazon HERE 

Blurb:

Fourteen-year-old Abigale Forester, recently orphaned and a ward of the State of Illinois moves from Chicago to Florida to live with her aunt, her last living relative. Magnolia Forester becomes her legal Guardian, and together they claim an ancient inheritance; land that belonged to Abby’s mother’s family for generations.

Holding onto the only piece of her mother Abby has left, a calcite pendant and her mother’s most sacred possession, she discovers the truth of her legacy. The pendant is more significant than she could possibly imagine. Forged from a giant mystical heart-shaped stone found on the very swamp land Abby now owns, it holds the power of her ancestors.

But with that power comes greater responsibility, one that pits her against Rafe Cobb, a greedy land developer, who will stop at nothing to own Abby’s swamp land.

As Abby learns to be part of a family again and explores her love of horses with friends, Savanna, and Blake, the swamp slowly gives up some of its secrets. She is summoned by a primeval nymph, who teaches Abby that her true destiny is to protect the nymphs from evil in an ever-changing modern world.

Can Abby save the swamp and the Naiad Nymph Clan from certain destruction before it is too late?

 

Sarah Brentyn’s, Hinting at Shadows on Kindle Countdown at .99 cents  Amazon HERE 

Blurb:

 No One Escapes Life Unscathed

Delve into the deeper reaches of the human condition and the darkness that lives there.

A girl haunted by her sister’s drowning. A boy desperate for his father’s affection. A woman forced to make a devastating decision. A man trapped by his obsessions.

Experience tales of love, loss, murder, and madness through this collection of flash and micro fiction.

Take a peek behind the smile of a stranger. Get a glimpse inside the heart of a friend. Scratch the surface and discover what is hidden beneath.

These stories will open your mind, tug at your thoughts, and allow you to explore the possibility that, even in the brightest moments, something is Hinting at Shadows.

Each selection is approximately 100 words, with a bonus section of Microbursts in which each story is told in 50 words or less

 

I admire the writing of all these authors and hope you enjoy reading them too.

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  1. This is a great idea, Debby! You’re so thoughtful and clever. Thank you! <3

    1. Thanks Vashti. I just noticed this week a few of my author friends promoting their new or sale priced books. I thought it would be great to gather those links to their books to help spread the word through a different avenue. Now when yours comes out, I’ll do the same for you. <3

      1. Brilliant idea. Thanks for adding Linda Hill’s book too. You’re the best! <3 xx

        1. Of course Vashti! Linda is a wonderful writer. 🙂 <3

  2. Debby, a lovely introduction and showcasing of these books – they are all very different but tempting all the same!

    1. Indeed they are. Variety is the spice of life Annika. 🙂

  3. Nice selection, Debby. I trimmed my tower of books a bit and now have room for a few more. 😀

    1. Good for you. Mine needs a haircut, not a trim, lol 🙂

  4. Great list, Deb. I missed Sacha’s–am going over to check it out.

    1. Great! I’ll be featuring her as my guest tomorrow! 🙂

    2. Ahhh thank you so much Jacqui, if you get around to reading it, I hope you enjoy it 😀

  5. Thanks so much for including my book, Debby! Cheers! 😀

    1. Pleasure Linda. Best of luck! 🙂

      1. Thanks! 😀 <3

  6. Thank you so much, Debby! I just love this idea. Your support for fellow authors is simply amazing. Thank you with hugs! 🙂

    1. Most welcome Natalie. I wish you many book sales. 🙂 xx

  7. What an amazing post I’ll have to remember to do something like this when a few peeps launch at the same time. Also on me hols next week and got a few friends books to get through so might be a good time – totally stealing your idea xx

    1. Lol, I’m flattered. Steal away. The more exposure we can give our community support for, the better! 🙂 <3

  8. OMG! Way slow on thanking you for this promotional help. But here it is: THANK YOU! 🙂

    1. Lol, you are most welcome my friend. 🙂

  9. Debby, this is fun and I will need a few more seasons before I have at least one of each of my friend’s books! You are on my list for Fall. ? ?
    I have seven to take to my Mom’s (really staying at my brother and SIL’s house.) My Mom and I read one last summer and we will revisit it, since it is poetry and it is easier for her to think our in shorter bursts. ?
    I still have one from Spring by D Wallace Peach, “Catling’s Bane,” to finish reading! Yikes! 😀

    1. Aw thanks Robin. Sounds like your reading list is just as fat as so many of us. 🙂 Happy reading. <3

  10. A wonderful variety Debby. Thank you for sharing. ☺☺

    1. You’re welcome Patrica. I hope you enjoy one or two of them. 🙂 xx

  11. Thanks for the heads up, Debby. These are great offers and reads. xo

    1. You’re most welcome Pam. Hope you found one or two sparking your fancy. 🙂

  12. Debbie you are a gem, I am so happy to have found you. Love your collection of books here, nice variety! Thanks for introducing us to these talented authors. I wish them great success, added a few to my reading list. 🙂

    1. Aw thanks Balroop. I’m happy to spread the word so others can jump on the chance to grab a promotion, especially from talented author friends. 🙂 Glad you found something that sparks yiur interest. 🙂 xx

  13. Look at all of these wonderful books and all Indie too, I imagine 🙂 So nice of you to spotlight them here, Debby, and to give us more to read (my tablet says “I can fit more in me”) 😉 <3

    1. Thanks Christy. I just realized within the week new books and promos were going on so why not share? Ya, those Kindles never seem to get to capacity, lol. 🙂 xx

  14. Aaw… Thank you for including my book in your round-up of awesomeness here. ? You’re the best.

    1. Pleasure Sarah. And I’m almost at reading your book in another week or so. 🙂

      1. Eek… 😉 Thank you, lovely lady.

  15. Thanks for promoting these books, Debby. I do like to purchase the books of my blogging friends. It’s always good to offer support. Of these I have purchased Sacha’s, and purchased and read Sarah’s. It’s a great book and I add my voice to yours in praising it. There’s still a few more for me to read! Time!

    1. That’s wonderful that you are so supportive of us Indies, Norah. I know what you mean about time! I love Sacha’s style and Sarah’s book is almost at the top of my TBR. 🙂

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