Friday, February 24, 2017

New Indie Book Release: The Flowers Need Watering (Marcus Lopés)


New Indie Book Release:
The Flowers Need Watering - Marcus Lopés
Literary Fiction / Family Drama (225 Pages - February 2017)

The Flowers Need Watering is a story of one man’s struggle to understand the meaning of family — a penetrating meditation on loss, truth and betrayal, and, ultimately, the redemptive value of forgiveness.

"[...] it kept me on my toes and Mateo in particular was a well thought out and complex character. The author manages to change your opinion about him more than once. Liking him, disliking him, liking him again. really quite good. Writing-wise the book is top notch. Very well written throughout. I'm hopeful to see more from this author soon." - Reader Review


About the Book

The Flowers Need Watering (Marcus Lopés)
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Mateo Borden, after his spontaneous decision to come out to his parents at twenty, ends up a devastated young man when they disown him. A year later when his best friend, Liam Robertson, takes a job in New York City, the last thing he expects is to be asked to go, too. Mateo’s decision to remain in Halifax and, consequently, his rejection of Liam’s declaration of love, shatters their friendship. Broken and angry, Mateo tries to redefine family and friendship in the face of these two overwhelming losses.

Years pass and, as the novel opens, Mateo has come of age. He’s twenty-nine and a rock star on the literary scene. He is, for the most part, living a happy life, surrounded by the people who matter to him most — Simon Denault, his partner of five years; Melinda Borden-Grey, his feisty older sister; Zane Grey, Melinda’s even-tempered husband; and his precocious nephew, Xavier.

Until a call in the middle of the night puts Mateo on a collision course with his past, and leads to two life-altering reunions — one with his dying father, Peter; the other with Liam, who has quietly returned home.





About the Author

Author Marcus Lopés
Author Marcus Lopés

Marcus Lopés is originally from Lower Sackville, Nova Scotia.

Since 2003, his writing has been featured in Canadian and international literary journals, both in print and online.

In addition to his passion for writing, he’s an avid runner and amateur chef. He currently lives in Toronto, Ontario.




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Friday, February 17, 2017

Featured Indie Book: Brandon's Artistic Passion (Janice L. Dennie)


Brandon's Artistic Passion (Janice L. Dennie)

Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Contemporary Romance Novel Brandon's Artistic Passion by Janice L. Dennie.

Brandon's Artistic Passion is part of Janice L. Dennie's bestselling series about The Underwoods of Napa Valley. You can read it as a stand-alone, or with the other books in the series.

The Book has been published via Kente Publications and is available as eBook - 186 pages - released in September 2016.


About the Book

Brandon Underwood is one of Napa Valley’s hottest artists who has lost his passion for painting. He finds inspiration in a brilliant ballerina, who he claims as his ideal woman. But Brandon’s heart is as complicated as his art. His failed relationships haunt him until someone reveals a family secret.

Ciara Alexander is a talented principal dancer at a small ballet company. She wants to further her ballet career, but competition is stiff, and her biological clock is ticking. After Brandon attends one of her fiery performances, he regains his passion for painting by creating a dramatic masterpiece of a ballerina wearing a red tutu with a purple feather in her hair, which he entitles—Ciara.

Now that Brandon has regained his passion for painting and found his ideal woman, will he ruin his chance for love by falling back into old habits? Time is running out for Ciara—will her professional ballet career take precedence over the man she loves?

Brandon's Artistic Passion (Janice L. Dennie)
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Reviews (Excerpts)

- "I loved this series. Can't wait for the next one. Hopefully it won't be too long of a wait. Regardless of how much we have we all need someone to love." - Cheryl Herrera

- "Exhilarating and romantic..... Loved it! Can't wait for the next book." - Linda Amoah

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Delinquent (M.F. Lorson)


New Indie Book Release:
Delinquent - M.F. Lorson
Young Adult (265 Pages - January 2017)

Delinquent is for readers who enjoy boarding school drama ala John Green's Looking for Alaska and Jenny Hubbard's Paper Covers Rock. This book is clean enough for middle-schoolers yet contains enough action and maturity to keep older readers engaged.

"I would say this is they best young adult book I have ever read. The whole time I was on the edge of my seat as the each plot unfolded. I loved the description and details. This book is original and fun to read. I highly recommend! " - Reader Review


About the Book

Delinquent (M.F. Lorson)
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What if you saw something bad and no one believed you? At 13, Kate Elliot witnesses the abduction of her best friend. With no evidence to support her claim, and parents who want to put the situation behind them, Kate becomes obsessed with proving that the man just a few blocks away is responsible for Chelsea’s disappearance. Two years pass, and though the rest of the neighborhood is content to believe that Chelsea is just another runaway, Kate is unable to move on. Failing in school, failing to connect with her family and somewhat desperate, Kate takes matters into her own hands, breaking into the abductor's household on multiple fact-finding missions. At first the police are lenient, using Kate’s traumatic backstory to overlook her offenses, but when Kate is caught breaking an entry one too many times her grace period with the San Jose Police Department finally reaches its breaking point.

Kate spends the summer of her 15th year behind bars at the San Jose Juvenile Detention Center. While incarcerated, Kate is approached by Mr. Humphries, the dean of a last chance high school for juvenile delinquents. Given the choice to finish out her time in juvie or attend Huntley and Drake , Kate chooses the latter. But as Mr. Humphries warned, Huntley and Drake is not an easy school. In addition to the academic challenges facing Kate, she must also learn to live and thrive among a co-ed society with only one thing in common: time spent behind bars.



Tuesday, February 07, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Trigger - A Circle of Justice (L.P. Dover)


New Indie Book Release:
Trigger: A Circle of Justice - L.P. Dover
Romantic Suspense (294 Pages - February 2017)

Trigger: A Circle of Justice is an intense and suspense-filled story with heartache, angst, grit, passion, and heated chemistry, that will keep you on the edge of your seat. A sexy and suspenseful stand-alone romance novel with a touch of danger.

"From the first page to the last, this book had me holding my breath. Fast-paced, sexy, and addicting, Trigger is bound to be one of my top reads all year." - Reader Review


About the Book

Trigger - A Circle of Justice (L.P. Dover)
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A killer...that’s what I am.

It’s what I do.
It’s what I live for.
I’m no longer the Preston Hale everyone knew. I left that life and the people in it a long time ago the second I made my first kill. I wasn’t going to give in, but when I heard the screams there was no going back.

It triggered the pain, the need.
I knew what I had to do, and I did it well. But I never expected for Emma Turner – the only link to my past – to come back into my life.
She triggers a different emotion inside me, something I hadn’t ever felt.

It’s not a want to kill...but a need to CLAIM.




About the Author

Author L.P. Dover
Author L.P. Dover
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, L.P. Dover, is a southern belle residing in North Carolina along with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she even began her literary journey she worked in Periodontics enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.

Not only does she love to write, but she loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes, white water rafting, and you can't forget the passion for singing. Her two number one fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime and those songs usually consist of Christmas carols.

L.P. Dover has written countless novels including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, the Royal Shifters series, and her standalone novel, Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read is romantic suspense and she also loves writing it. However, if she had to choose a setting to live in it would have to be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.


Connect with L.P. Dover via the Author's Facebook Page
and on Twitter: @LPDover

Sunday, February 05, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Starship Liberator (David VanDyke)


New Indie Book Release:
Starship Liberator - David VanDyke
Space Opera / Military Science Fiction (510 pages - December 2016)

Starship Liberator is a grand adventure, filled with heroic action but also exploring themes of oppression and liberation. It begins simply, but becomes rapidly more complex--rather like life.

"A very well written science fiction novel. A well developed, tight storyline and complex characters keep you engrossed. Very enjoyable." - Reader Review

About the Book

Starship Liberator (David VanDyke)
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The Hundred Worlds have withstood invasion by the relentless Hok for decades. The human worlds are strong, but the Hok have the resources of a thousand planets behind them, and their fleets attack in endless waves.

The long war has transformed the Hundred Worlds into heavily fortified star systems. Their economies are geared for military output, and they raise specialized soldiers to save our species. Assault Captain Derek Straker is one such man. Genetically sculpted to drive a mechsuit as if he wears a second skin, he must find a path to victory.

It's a battle in which he'll never admit defeat, but not even Straker knows the dark truth behind this titanic struggle.

With Lieutenant Carla Engels piloting, Starship Liberator explores enemy territory in search of answers.



Saturday, January 28, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Ancient Ties (Marie Johnston)


New Indie Book Release:
Ancient Ties (Pale Moonlight) - Marie Johnston
Paranormal Romance (220 pages - January 2017)

Ancient Ties is a sexy paranormal romance that’s a quick and enjoyable read with a strong alpha male and an equally strong female lead.

"A completely enjoyable book. I would expect nothing less from Johnston as she has quickly become one of my favorite authors. Definitely buy this book!" - Reader Review

About the Book

Ancient Ties (Marie Johnston)
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Kaitlyn Savoy might’ve been raised human, but she’s fully embraced her shifter side in her role as Guardian. Protecting her species calls to her blood, but unfortunately, so does her new partner. She pretends indifference to his cutting remarks about her heritage and the inconvenient blackouts she experiences after each shift.

Chayton Eagle’s honorable bloodlines include an ancient father and full-blooded Sioux mother. When he joins the West Creek Guardians and meets Kaitlyn, he can’t believe fate chose her to be his mate. But it's too late. He already swore himself to another female.

When the two Guardians have to partner for a mission, it brings them too close to resist their attraction. Until Chayton discovers the promise he made in the past may kill his future.



Friday, January 27, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Revelations (T.Marie Alexander)


New Book Release:
Revelations - T. Marie Alexander
YA Contemporary (183 Pages - January 2017)

Revelations is the story of a girl that feels like no one accepts her, not even her own family. It was written for everyone in the world that feels the same. It's to let them know they are not alone, and there is always someone that care.


About the Book

Revelations (T. Marie Alexander)
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Have you ever craved something so badly that all reason was just an excuse getting in your way?

Have you needed something so desperately that you didn’t care how you got it or who you hurt in the process?

I have—and not that long ago.

Acceptance.

Acceptance... from family and friends…

Acceptance of the person I am inside and not outright rejection.

It didn’t come easily for me, and now I believe the world needs to know just how ruthless life can be. How that overwhelming yearning for acceptance can mold you into someone you don’t recognize when you look in the mirror. I’m through hiding behind one façade after another—it’s time for the world to meet the real me.

~Antoinette Justice



Sunday, January 22, 2017

Featured Indie Book: Runic Awakening (Clayton Taylor Wood)


Runic Awakening (Clayton Taylor Wood)
Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Fantasy Novel Runic Awakening by Clayton Taylor Wood.

Runic Awakening is part coming-of-age story and traditional hero's journey, but with a unique magic system that is simple to explain but has incredible depth. The book has political intrigue, murder, betrayal, love, and loss...and an unflinching view of how trauma, both physical and emotional, can change the course of one's life forever.

The Book has been self-published via Amazon and is available as eBook and Paperback - 410 Pages - released in October 2016.


About the Book

Torn from his home on Earth by an unknown power, Kyle finds himself stranded on a strange world. A world where magical engineers called Runics have created the Empire, the greatest civilization ever known.

Taken under the wing of a wealthy politician named Kalibar, Kyle is thrust into a dark conspiracy to overthrow the Empire...and murder Kalibar. Hunted by a sadistic undead overlord called the Dead Man, Kyle must learn to master the power of magical runes to keep Kalibar alive...and to save Ariana, a brave, mysterious girl whose powers the Dead Man plans to exploit.

If Kyle fails, the Empire will fall...and he'll be trapped in this strange world forever!

Runic Awakening (Clayton Taylor Wood)
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Reviews (Excerpts)

- "Worth Every Second Of Your Time [...] Completely entrancing from beginning to end!" - Kristie Lynn Waite

- "[...] good read! Fast paced in some areas and character development in others that was a bit slower, overall a good mix of story rhythm. I was very impressed with the book overall. The story was unique, as was the magic system." - JTG (Amazon)

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

New Indie Book Release: Fidelity (Aleatha Romig)


New Book Release:
Fidelity - Aleatha Romig
Romantic Suspense (340 Pages - January 2017)

Fidelity is the final book, the epic conclusion of the five-novel series Infidelity (not about cheating). This is the conclusion to the twisted saga about Lennox Demetri and Alexandria Collins. The coming together of the Demetris, Montagues, Fitzgeralds and Spencers.

"Brilliant,breathtaking, exciting, and SO satisfying... Five stars for this MUST READ series! FIDELITY is a true reward." - Reader Review


About the Book

Fidelity (Aleatha Romig)
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She thought she could save those she loved.
He thought he could save her.
They'll both learn the truth.

FIDELITY, the dramatic conclusion to the epic five novel series INFIDELITY, following Lennox "Nox" Demetri, Alexandria "Charli" Collins, the Montagues, Demetris, Fitzgeralds, and Spencers is finally here.

When the vows are complete and the dust settles, who will be left standing?

No one is safe, and no alliance is above suspicion in the much-anticipated finale to this hot romantic-suspense saga. Our heroine has survived betrayal, cunning, deception, and entrapment…what will happen when she’s faced with fidelity?

Infidelity, it isn't what you think.

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Aleatha Romig comes a sexy, new dominant hero who knows what he wants and a strong-willed heroine who has plans of her own. With classic twists, turns, deceptions, and devotions, this new, epic romantic suspense will have readers swooning one minute and screaming the next.

Have you been Aleatha'd?



Wednesday, January 11, 2017

New Indie Book Release: The Spirit Well (Charles E. Yallowitz)


New Indie Book Release:
The Spirit Well - Charles E. Yallowitz
Epic Fantasy / Sword & Sorcery (308 pages - December 2016)

The Spirit Well is the 12th installment of the bestselling Legends of Windemere Fantasy Series. What happens when the archenemy is killed and a hero no longer has a quest? Is it even possible to have a normal life after spending years of battles and suffering? This new adventure has the champions forced to consider this and face a possible future, which is not as cheerful as they would want to believe. This Fantasy Novel is a fun and exciting book with a lot of action, humor, and big developments in the heroes that have survived so much.

- "Welcome to the mystical world of Windemere where author Charles E. Yallowitz does an outstanding job transporting his readers from reality back into the story that in conjunction with all his stories will make the Legends Of Windemere famous. [...]" - Reader Review


About the Book

The Spirit Well (Charles E. Yallowitz)
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Born from the light and darkness, Dariana can no longer avoid her fate.

The final corrupted temple stands between the champions and Baron Kernaghan having their great battle. Only one problem: the Compass Key refuses to work with Dariana, who long ago wiped all memories of the Spirit Well from her mind. Now, they are forced to follow a trail of clues that Dariana’s former self left behind centuries ago. It is a path that will lead the champions into a part of their friend’s past that could tear them all apart.

Will the bonds of friendship be stronger than the call of blood?





Wednesday, January 04, 2017

New Indie Book Release: The Perfect Triple Threat (Chris Orcutt)


New Indie Book Release:
The Perfect Triple Threat - Chris Orcutt
Mystery / Private Investigator (272 Pages - December 2016)

The Perfect Triple Threat is the 4th installment in the critically acclaimed Dakota Stevens Mystery Series. Dakota Stevens is a a modern New York private eye with the wit and grit of Spenser, the eloquence of Marlowe, and the sleuthing skills of Sherlock Holmes.

"Once again, Orcutt hits it out of the park. His books are always entertaining, difficult to put down, with characters that are well developed and likable. The only negative to his books are that they end!" - Reader Review


About the Book

The Perfect Triple Threat (Chris Orcutt)
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Before they took down global conspiracies...

See tough, wisecracking New York PI Dakota Stevens and his brilliant associate Svetlana Krüsh in three of their early cases.

The Perfect Triple Threat, the 4th installment in the critically acclaimed Dakota Stevens Mystery Series, features three novella-length mysteries that occur before or between the novels.

In this mystery trilogy, Manhattan PIs Dakota Stevens and Svetlana Krüsh solve cases in the Green Mountains of Vermont; Dutchess County, New York; and the mean and glamorous streets of L.A., tangling with chainsaw artists, seven-foot tall Native Americans, motorcycle gangs, ex-cons, crooked cops, nude celebrities, and Chinese gangsters.




Thursday, December 22, 2016

New Indie Book Release: Filthy Witch and Dead Famous (Pearl Goodfellow)



New Indie Book Release:
Filthy Witch and Dead Famous - Pearl Goodfellow
Paranormal Cozy Mystery (186 Pages - December 2016)

Filthy Witch and Dead Famous is a cozy mystery, wrapped in a comedy fantasy, shrouded in paranormal suspense.

"Ms. Goodfellow displays a flair for comedy and an understated grasp of the dynamics of cozy mysteries that melds beautifully with the unique setting. [...] Check this one out!" - Reader Review

The eBook is on sale for a limited time: 99 Cents !

About the Book

Filthy Witch and Dead Famous (Pearl Goodfellow)
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Nebula Dreddock has been murdered. Most would say the actress had it coming, but that’s beside the point. Nobody deserves to die this way. Even if it happens to be Gless Inlet’s most bitch...ahem... witch-iest A-lister.

Portia Fearwyn, Nebula's crotchety old neighbor, seems the most likely suspect: the pair share some bad blood, after all. But, what about Cressida Dreddock, Nebula's mad-as-a-hatter twin? With multiple escapes from Midnight Hill asylum, it’s soon clear that Nebula’s crazy sister does, in fact, have an even crazier motive to want her famous twin dead.

Reluctant witch, and practicing herbalist, Hattie Jenkins is drawn into the case as herbal consultant. But, wherever Hattie is, her eight (insufferably) immortal black cats aren’t far behind.

Will Hattie and her fuzzy sidekicks uncover the famous actress' murderer before yet another untimely death takes place? And, can Hattie pull it off without having to engage with her inner sorceress?

Join Hattie and The Infiniti as they race against the clock to unravel the clues!