5-STAR Fantasy / Sci-Fi

Friday, February 22, 2013

Featured Indie Book: The Purple Heart (Christie A. C. Gucker)

The Purple Heart - Christie A.C. Gucker
Featured Indie Book on Indie Author News: Paranormal Romance The Purple Heart by Christie A.C. Gucker.

Although The Purple Heart is a romance novel, this story touches on PTSD and the author has joined forces with Battling B.A.R.E. a military organization that helps families deal with the effects on PTSD. The author hopes to reach a new demographic about PTSD and spread the word to help our service men returning from war, who are affected by terrible disease, as well as their families who sometimes silently suffer with their loved ones.

The Book has been published via Pagan Writers Press and is available as eBook and Paperback – 236 pages - released on Feburary 22, 2013.

About the Book

When does hiding the truth become an outright lie?

As an Army psychologist, Sydney Porter has heard her share of horror stories. The battle-scarred, down-trodden, and guilt-ridden have come to her office, seeking her help. When a highly decorated soldier is referred to her, she feels confident she can help heal his wounds. The chemistry between herself and Sergeant Aiden Thane is instantaneous. Sparks ignite and against her friend’s advice, she opens both her home and her heart.

Torn between a voice of reason and her undeniable feelings, Sydney begins to question just what is hiding behind her lover’s decorated uniform. What secrets are hidden behind his Purple Heart?

And does she really want to know?

The Purple Heart (Christie A.C. Gucker)
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About the Author

Featured on Indie Author News: Christie A.C. Gucker
Author Christie A.C. Gucker
Christie A.C. Gucker lives in NJ with her husband, two daughters and a menagerie of pets. Being a mother is one of the greatest joys of her life. She has worked in the advertising industry for over 20 years as a degreed artist, but also works in the fine arts, especially sculpting out of stone or snapping photographs. Christie is also a singer and musician, and can be found singing on a few CDs.

After the death of her father, Christie searched for something to fill her desire to make a mark in this world. Her love of the arts and creativity allowed her to search for a new medium, which she found with a pen instead of a brush. Being an avid reader her whole life, and with her family cheering her on, she decided to take her shot, and began writing.
Christie is fascinated by the supernatural and sharks, and studies both avidly. You’ll be sure to find something spooky lurking somewhere in her stories. Her greatest joy is sitting on a beach with her family while surf fishing, flying kites or building sandcastles with her girls.

Christie is on FOUR Amazon Best Selling Lists: Romance, Short Story Paranormal Romance and Fantasy.

Christie has also reached the top 25 authors on the AuthorsDB.

Links to the Author and the Book

Link to the Author's Website

Connect with the Author via Twitter: @ChristieAGucker

Link to the Paperback The Purple Heart on Amazon with Excerpt

Link to the eBook The Purple Heart on Amazon with Excerpt

The Purple Heart - Christie A.C. Gucker