Thanks for this thread Bobbie.I would welcome your comments. Here is my book's blurb:
While going through the papers of her client Tulsi, who diedunder mysterious circumstances, Maya, a lawyer in Chennai,discovers a motheaten paperback which transports her back in time.Hampi, 1536: the glorious reign of Krishna Deva Raya has ended.The times are turbulent, riddled with fratricidal conflicts, secret plotsand territorial battles. At the centre of the storm is Achale, a beautifultemple dancer who is on a quest to uncover the truth behind themurder of Thulasi, a Brahmin widow. Ostracized by the village forbearing an illegitimate child, Thulasi is catapulted to respectabilitywhen Manjunatha, her son, is declared a saint after experiencing amiracle. Soon after, her dead body is discovered under suspiciouscircumstances.Why was Thulasi murdered? And why do her secrets have abearing on the untimely death of Tulsi in modern day Chennai? Mayahas to ask herself these questions as she races against time to catch adangerous enemy and unlock the mystery of murders spanning the centuries…
If you like werewolf, vampire and zombie stories check out my short story collection, Monroe's Paranormal Investigations. Follow Mike Monroe and his utlra hot partner as they battle zombies, werewolves, zombies and other creatures that go bump in the night.
Run, Run, Run Away” :by C.R. Cummings
“16 year old Ivy has made up her mind. Dealing with life after the death of her Grandparents and having to live with her psycho, druggie mother, is no life at all. She decides that running away is better than going into foster care, and takes off to live alone at her Grand-dad’s isolated cabin, deep in the forests of Oregon.
Getting there wasn’t the scary part, nor was being alone. What wasscary was the discovery of her Grandma’s journals hidden in the cabin, along with her own true identity... Thrown head first into an alternate reality, Ivy finds herself dealing with fairies, druids, boggarts, and magic; along with the onset of powers that had been long locked away from her.
Two young men are very willing to help her figure it all out; but which can she trust? The incredibly gorgeous fey with the misty violet eyes, who insists on calling her ‘my lady’? ..Or the exotic, dreadlock-sporting hunk that can’t seem to stop following her?
Whichever it is, Ivy is finding that running away from home is more than she ever bargained for.”
Hi, my name is Michelle D. Keyes. I joined this site last year but then my life kinda fell apart so I'm just now getting back to figuring this site out. If I've broken some kind of rule with this, please forgive me. :)
At the one year anniversary of publication, Drastic Measures Anthology is one of those rare gems that didn't get a significant amount of attention at its publishing. Featuring the amazing work of George Clayton Johnson (Ocean's Eleven), edited by Ben Parris & Ken Altabef and with a forward by David Mack (The 4400), it features several up & coming authors. This thriller is "one wild ride" says David Mack.
Where does the mind go when it's cornered? Available on the Kindle or in paperback, this is "an amazing debut" says reviewer Kevin Michaels. We'd love to have your review too!
Like an authentic police mystery? A NEW PROSPECT was named Best Mystery at the 2011 Indie Book Awards. Yesterday it was awarded another 5 star review and Bobbie wants me to just give them away. Okay. Sign up to win an eBook or hard copy. http://lauriethoughts-reviews.blogspot.com/2011/11/new-prospect-by-...
If I Had My Way is a collection of ten short stories. This splendid collection of short stories begins with Sunshine. A story of a young girl coming into her own as a young woman on her graduation day. Tandrin Drive is the tragic tale of a dysfunctional family of women trying to escape their dark past. Journey is a story with the theme of poetic justice at its core. A teenage boy who has been given more chances than he deserves but may find it's too late to get the one last chance he desperately wants. The story Thirst, is a tale of romance and longing. It is humorous and romantic and will leave readers yearning for more. Match Maker is a story of a young friendship built on the foundation of courage and trust. Five Minutes is the story of Niceta, a young woman fighting for her freedom as she tries to escape the life she is trapped in with her two young children. If you ever had a feeling that someone was lying, then you will be able to relate to Poison Ivy, a story about a young girl who senses when something just isn't right. The story Substitute is a compelling story about two brothers who both empathize with the plight of each other for different reasons. It's heartfelt and shows the lengths that brothers will go to to keep a loved one happy. A love story, titled Love, is indicative of loving someone through good and bad times, ups and down. Unseen is the last story in the collection, about a two women, vying for the affection of one man's attention and devotion. For the wife, it's hard to compete when the woman she's up against is her mother-in-law. These ten short stories are also available individually. Purchase on Amazon and Purchase at Bn.com
After 3 years of work, it's finally finished and on Kindle... $3.99
"A riveting occult crime thriller. I couldn't put it down." - Rai Aren, author of Secret Of The Sands
"A close-the-drapes-and-hang-onto-your-seat-read. Highly recommend it." - Meredith Wright Hutchins
"An ending you will never see coming! Highly recommended!" - Lila L. Pinord, author of In Time, Min's Monster, and Skye Dancer
"Fillied with magick... at times drawing one into the evil." - Ellen In Atlanta, amazon.com reviewer
"Plenty of atmosphere and a compelling narrative. A worthwhile roller-coaster ride." - Bob Freeman, author of The Descendant
Ash: Return of the Beast is a supernatural/occult crime thriller, a work of fiction based on a little known factoid about the death of Aleister Crowley (1875-1947), the notorious occultist the British press once called "The Wickedest Man In The World". Crowley’s body was cremated but the whereabouts of his funerary ashes has remained a mystery… until now.
This diabolical tale propels the reader through a series of curiously interconnected (and sometimes unsettling) events spanning the years from 1947(and the death of Aleister Crowley) to the 1990s and the coming-of-age (and eventual stardom) of a "death-metal" rocker named Rodney Duckworth.
The time-line shifts to the present day where Brian Kane, a gruff and gritty, street-worn Seattle Police Detective, reluctantly teams up with the mysterious Rowena Ravenwood, an attractive female FBI agent. Their task is to figure out why good, healthy, God-fearing preachers in their fair city are suddenly dropping dead.
What is the meaning of the strange symbols branded onto the bodies of these hapless victims? Are they all part of some bizarre cult? No eyewitnesses. No fingerprints. Is it really murder? Where’s the evidence? And what is the disturbing secret that Detective Kane is holding so close to his chest?
The investigation catapults Kane and Ravenwood headlong into life-threatening situations as they wind their way through the strange, dark labyrinth of the world of the occult and find themselves battling for their lives against the powerful forces of ritual magick.
Problem is, the clues to help solve the case are in terribly short supply. Worse yet, so is the amount of time left to stop the mysterious killer's reign of terror before all Hell breaks loose. And – according to Special Agent Ravenwood – that’s not just a figure of speech.
Warning: This book is intended for adult readers due to strong language and some implied sexual content of a deviant nature. Note: the sexual content is implied as opposed to graphic. It is not included as a gratuitous element. Rather, it is specific to the background of one of the primary characters and his personal development as well as to an aspect of certain elements of what is known as "ritual magick", one of the key elements woven into the storyline.
The second installment of the Journey into the Realm YA Fantasy Fiction series has just been published.
Journey into the Realm: The Spell Master by (my daughter) Wisconsin (18 yr old) Author Markelle Grabo
Copies sold in Paperback, Hardcover and E-Book directly from the publisher www.booklocker.com, B&N and Amazon
You can read the first chapters of both Book #1 The Elf Girl and this newest installment.