Frankie O'Neil has no idea her brother is in up to his eyeballs in a very bad business. But when the two of them take a weekend trip to their cabin in northern New Mexico, she certainly finds out. Her brother's murder is shocking enough, but dealing with doubting police, intruders and even arson back home is enough to revive the voices in her head that she thought were finally gone. Sometimes when it seems like a conspiracy, it might actually be one.
Everyone in Arnn - a small farming town with more legends than residents - knows the story of Witchwood Hollow: if you venture into the whispering forest, the witch will trap your soul among the shadowed trees.
After losing her parents in a horrific terrorist attack on the Twin Towers, fifteen-year-old Honoria and her older brother escape New York City to Arnn. In the lure of that perpetual darkness, Honoria finds hope, when she should be afraid.
Perhaps the witch can reunite her with her lost parents. Awakening the witch, however, brings more than salvation from mourning, for Honoria discovers a past of missing children and broken promises.
To save the citizens of Arnn from becoming the witch’s next victims, she must find the truth behind the woman’s madness.
How deep into Witchwood Hollow does Honoria dare venture? Continue Reading
For Cameron Knight, guitarist for Caged, women are simply an itch you have to scratch sometimes. Fun and casual is the way he likes it, and it's saved him a lot of heartache.
Until he meets Lily...
As the guitarist for the rock band Caged, I know the rules: no relationships. No complications. Leave ‘em smiling when you go, but always go. Besides, it’s not like I’m ever in one place for more than a few days at a time. As the next hottest thing out of Austin, the band and I are riding the wave, and the music is all that matters.
Lily Tennison has “complication” written across her beautiful face. But I can’t get involved. The timing’s all wrong. But she’s under my skin, and I can’t resist her troubled eyes and sweet smile. And I do have a little time to kill. Not much, just a few days in Dallas.
So I’ll scratch the itch and move on, like I always do.
Simple, right? Continue Reading
Kanaan James is a disturbed teenage boy obsessed with his childhood friend, Abigail Caulfield. A horrible car accident leaves Abigail stricken with amnesia and Kanaan, desperate for for her attention, convinces her they are soul mates, running from the law. In the midst of a passionate love affair, while hiding in an old abandoned house in the woods, Kanaan is forced to test the bounds of his own humanity. Continue Reading
In Earth’s battle-ridden future, humans have evolved. Those with extraordinary skills rise to power and fame. Those without live in poverty.
Sixteen-year-old Willow Kent believed she was normal. But when a genetically-advanced military officer shows up in her village and questions her identity, long-buried secrets begin to emerge. With remarkable skills and a shocking genetic code the Core and its enemies will do anything to obtain, Willow suddenly finds the freedom she craves slipping through her fingers. Greed, corruption, and genetic tampering threaten every aspect of her existence as she’s thrust, unwilling, into the sophisticated culture of the elite Core city. To ensure peace, she must leave the past behind, marry a man she’s never met, and submit to the authority of a relentless officer with a hidden agenda of his own.
Her life has become a dangerous game. How much will she sacrifice in order to win? Continue Reading
C.L. Denault's book Gambit was published late March 2015. I have not had the pleasure of reading it yet but I plan to because it sounds incredible!
Why don't we start off by you telling us a little about yourself?
Well, I’m a stay-at-home mom with a background in computer programming and a houseful of active kids that keep my on my toes. When I'm not taking care of my family, I’m usually writing, blogging, or working out. Continue Reading
Jamie Thompson's never been good at taking chances. But young, beautiful and from a wealthy family she's had little reason to. She has it all. Everything but what she values most—her freedom. So she sucks it up and flees her CEO father's domination to a Texas border town where a friend has set up an accounting job for her. The job falls through but Jamie manages to find work at a bar and grill. But that's not all she finds. There's been a string of brutal rapes and murders that have gone uninvestigated by the local sheriff.
Ricky Benson is living the party life in Langston, Texas. His dream of pitching in the big leagues shattered by an injury, he's killing his disappointment with booze and blondes. Life seems to have passed him by. One more drink and one more one-night stand is about all he can hope for. Then he meets Jamie Thompson.
Jamie and Ricky fall hard for each other—but fate falls even harder. A fellow waitress is murdered and Jamie's afraid she may be next. Then the sheriff's son is killed, Ricky is accused of the crime and evidence mounts that he's guilty.
Jamie can make one call and her father will send the company jet for her—or she can gamble one more time and risk it all for the man she loves. Continue Reading
When two American embassies in northern Africa are bombed, CIA operatives, Ridley Fox and Nita Parris, are assigned to track down the perpetrators. However, when their top asset is killed in a failed op, the agents suspect that there may be a new threat. Their search for the truth puts them on a collision course with a powerful multinational—which will go to extreme lengths to bury its criminal activities. However, the agents soon learn that someone with a personal vendetta against that company not only knows their secrets, but will expose them in a way that could result in the largest single-day attack against America.
Lights, Cameras, and Lies. High school student athlete, Manny Biro, is caught between the boy he should be and the man he wants to become.
Everyone around him accepts the Hollywood life. He doesn't. Manny wants no part of acting. On the surface, his childhood best friends seem to have it all: money, power, success. Between the lines, they are all confused. Alan is a messed up want-to-be director focused on pushing scenes to their sexy potential. Beth is an athlete driven to escape from a dark past. Janet is Manny's kid sister caught up in fashion and trends. And Marie is a lonely actress exhausted by the culture that makes everyone's favorite stories.
What is the price of fame for all the characters? Conflicts and truths will unfold in this thought-provoking installment of Carla Hanna's young adult Starlet Series, Starlet's Man. Continue Reading
Hailed as “One of the best technical painters of our time” by an L.A. Times critic, 27 year-old, Aubrey Johnson's work is finally gaining traction. But as she weaves through what should be a celebration of her art, a single nagging echo of her doctor’s words refuses to stay silent—there is no cure. In less than eight weeks Aubrey is going blind.
Traveling on a one-way ticket around the world with childhood friend Jeff Anderson, Aubrey is in complete denial. But a blindfolded game of tasting foreign foods in China jolts her into confronting the reality of her situation. So begins her quest.
In this adult coming of age story, Aubrey starts out at odds with her crippling disability and has a hard time accepting help. But on her journey she finds a deeper understanding of herself and her life—sometimes fragmented and complex, but always with relentless truth.
"A touching exploration of identity and reinvention painted with gentle yet precise brush strokes." --Kirkus Reviews
"Blue Sun, Yellow Sky delivers a glimpse into the artistic process, a stunning globe-trotting journey, and the intimate portrait of mending a heart broken by life itself.” -- Indigo Wilmann, Visual Yarn
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