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Comment by Philip Gbormittah on July 10, 2015 at 10:03pm

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Comment by Jessica Kong on July 3, 2015 at 9:33pm

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“A titillating opening to a space-opera romance series…given the number of John’s siblings, the Sea-anan saga has the potential to keep readers entertained for several installments.” —Kirkus Reviews 


Seacat John McCall labels the attack on the Sea-anan Empire as a nightmare. He escapes the enemy’s invasion, only to find himself stranded on a distant planet called Surreal. Tormented by thoughts of his family being massacred or captured by the enemy, he focuses on returning to aid them until he experiences a mind-boggling kiss that can only come from the one he is meant to share his life with. To ease the terror he feels for his family, John seeks the identity of his secret admirer. He quickly learns the true meaning of nightmare when he discovers his soul mate is of “the mist.” 

Jasira Eversole is drawn to the powerfully built outlander sitting at the king’s table. Unable to resist the need to see him again, she enters the warrior’s room while he sleeps. John’s rugged good looks and chiseled body compel Jasira to reach out and touch him. Being of the mist, Jasira knows she will not be able to feel John, but she cannot resist his pull. The richness of John’s hair, the firmness of his muscles, and the clean scent of his skin all take Jasira off guard. She swiftly realizes John is her intended mate. Now, Jasira must somehow convince the young warrior that they are two halves of one soul without chasing him off Surreal, leaving her to a lonely existence as mist.

Amazon US:  http://goo.gl/PA2XiM

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Comment by Jessica Kong on July 3, 2015 at 9:32pm

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Many readers enjoy Star Wars-esque stories of conflict on faraway planets, while other readers tend to stick to epic romances. Few authors have managed to combine the two genres in such a seamless way as Jessica A. Kong has in her Sea-anan Saga. She has created a highly complex story with fully developed characters, and the themes explored here are inarguably adult, yet the reading level required is no more than eighth grade. A Forgotten Kitten zips along at just the right pace, allowing the reader to digest the complexity of the plot and interrelation between the characters without having to think too hard. The story revolves around Sev, a young, handsome prince and member of a royal family who rises to become king of the Oceanan race. Sev is raised in the midst of a vicious family feud, but all seems worth it when his adoptive aunt gives birth to a beautiful little girl whom Sev falls instantly and irrevocably in love with. But when Sev’s planet collides with its own sun and collapses, he must bear the loss of his entire family, including his love as well as any memory of her. Areo, the heroine of the story, is that little girl that Sev fell for during his childhood. She is a human-feline hybrid who has grown to hate the royal family that her soul mate hails from. She undergoes a destructive event and space travel episode similar to Sev’s, and it is not too long before she has settled her new planet and with her fellow half-bloods, created a strong, thriving society. When she is brutally attacked by Daehog, everyone in her empire is scattered throughout the universe. Where does she land but the planet that Sev is currently occupying. What follows is a continually building conflict interlaced with one of the most fervently passionate love stories seen in these kinds of novels. Kong chooses not just to write about space travel, or war, or love, or family, or even racism; instead, she chooses to combine all of these classic literary themes into one amazing story. The result is a mysterious and ultimately deeply satisfying story that only leads to the craving for more from this gifted and astoundingly creative writer. Reading should always be enjoyable, especially when reading escapist literature, and Kong has remembered this and accomplished it without sacrificing plot or characterization. The task of any science fiction writer is to take alien, unbelievable concepts and present them in a way that convinces the reader they are plausible in reality, and Kong has certainly hit the mark with her second novel in this delightfully mystifying series.

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Comment by Jessica Kong on July 3, 2015 at 9:31pm

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In the first book of the Sea-anan Saga, A Lost Kitten, readers meet John McCall. The second book, A Forgotten Kitten, features Areo McCall. Both of these intriguing protagonists are children of an intergalactic marriage. Now, fans of the saga will be thrilled to learn the story of how their parents get together. 

A Seacat’s Love takes readers back in time to planet Earth, where Rick McCall is committed to living the lonely life of a government spy after losing his wife and unborn daughter due to his own arrogance and poor decisions. 

Leonora, one of the top scientists on the planet of Oceana and a high-ranking Seacat Warrior, is a humanoid feline who has come to Earth to study human evolution and find similarities between earthlings and oceanans. But her expedition’s camp is stormed by the human army. 

Rick and Leonora first encounter each other at a secret military lab during the cat woman’s attempt to escape her captors. When she collides with Rick in a corridor, Leonora begs for his help, claiming that the government has been experimenting on her, and one look into the frightened feline’s pale-blue eyes is enough to stir the hardened spy’s heart. For Leonora, the spark ignites in her chest after Rick dares to defy his government and his own commanding officer to aid her and her colleague Tigif. She recognizes the nobility in this selfless act of helping strangers—aliens from another world, no less! 

Now committed to helping Leonora and Tigif remain safely out of the clutches of a wrongful government and find a way back to their home planet, Rick faces many difficult choices—but he doesn’t want to repeat the past and make another devastatingly wrong decision. His relationship with Leonora grows in fits and starts, constantly undermined by Tigif’s devious plots, and Leonora is threatened by Tigif’s increasingly forceful advances. As they avoid a massive government dragnet, fight off dangerous feline fevers, and try to retrieve the aliens’ ship, heated emotions of jealousy, distrust, and resentment that arise in the confusion put their very lives in jeopardy. 

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Comment by lidy wilks on May 28, 2015 at 3:20pm

We wake and sleep every day. Growing up, as we must. In Can You Catch My Flow? the everyday ordinary events of the human condition are captured in poetic snapshots. No matter the walks of life, the reader is sure to find themselves within the lines.

Can You Catch My Flow? is a small collection of poetry. It’s a poetic portrayal of thoughts, emotions and experiences when growing up. A rite of passage and nature of the human condition.

Now available on SmashwordsiBooksIndigoKoboOysterScribd! and Flipkart.

Comment by Vanessa Morgan on May 9, 2015 at 5:10pm

I'm looking for bloggers to help me spread the word about my new book AVALON: A HEARTWARMING TRUE CAT STORY.

Any type of post is fine: review, interview, book spotlight, blog tour spot, guest post, etc.

Contact me at: eeriestories75(at)gmail(dot)com. Media kit available upon request.

Check out the book on Amazon: 

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Comment by Book Buzz on March 27, 2015 at 9:31am

Contemporary Women's Fiction For Review
http://amzn.to/193XUYD

Royal Entertainment
By Marni Fechter
Publisher: She Writes Press
Published: May 2014
ISBN: 978-1938314520
ASIN: B00JE7B838
Genre: contemporary women's fiction, chick lit
Formats Available For Review: pdf, ebook

When bleeding heart Melody Frank blows the whistle on her boss, she gets fired from her social services job, and no one else in the field will touch her. Enter the fabulous Charles Ribbon, premier party producer for New York’s rich and famous. Charles’s assistant is out of commission, and he wants Melody to start working for him at Royal Entertainment right away.

Melody accepts the offer, and she is suddenly propelled from working with disabled children from low-income families to planning parties for New York’s wealthiest elite. She soon proves that she has a talent for saving the day in this new world—but can she save herself?

For review copeis contact:

Marni Fechter
Email: marni_fechter@yahoo.com
Website: https://www.facebook.com/RoyalEntertainmentbyMarniFechter
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Comment by Susanne Leist on March 19, 2015 at 10:00am

LAMENT FOR THE DEAD

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A paradise is now lost and gone,
Never to be found again.
Whomever the demons come upon,
No more peace but only pain.

Like a cold witches’ brew.
An Oasis for all.
Now a hell for the few,
Who remain to tell all.

Warm winds turn cold
As all become prey.
The young and old.
For them we must pray. 

Hell hath no fury
Like a demon scorned.
There is no jury
For a small town mourned.

Who’ll save Oasis
From ‘The Dead’ demons?
Who will now face us,
More dead or demons?

Pray for us.
We are alone
Come save us.
We must atone. 

 THE DEAD GAME


Kindle

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Nook

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http://susanneleist.wordpress.com

Comment by Fuentes on February 19, 2015 at 11:58am

Hades by Candice Fox

Can't tell you the ending but it was brilliant. Haven't see it coming. I was thinking and hoping something terribly dark and awful but I wasn't on the good road.
And I really like when an author is catching me off guard with a plot.
This thriller is original, very well written.

Lucie
http://newbooksonmyselves.blogspot.fr/2015/02/hades-by-candice-fox....

 
 
 

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