Featured Author-Michael Samuels

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Just Ask the Universe: A No-Nonsense Guide to Manifesting your Dreams (Manifesting Your Dreams Collection)

 

Just Ask the Universe is not a book of New Age gobbledygook filled with empty promises. Angels won’t fly from above and touch you while you’re reading. You will not be asked to practice unusual or tedious rituals. There will be no preaching or sage advice and there will most certainly be no channeling of your inner chakras or dressing like Friar Tuck. Just Ask the Universe is a realistic guide to personal development. By creating a blueprint for self-growth and commanding your subconscious mind, the Universe will manifest all your dreams. 

 

For over two decades, Michael Samuels has studied and methodically tested hundreds of books on self-improvement, spirituality, and the metaphysical. Just Ask the Universe accumulates the wisdom from “thought teachers” like: Wallace Wattles, Anthony Robbins, Rhonda Byrne, Joseph Murphy, Robert Collier, and Napoleon Hill, and compiles it under one unified lesson: if your thoughts are clear and in harmony with your mind and the truth of your surroundings, your life can be filled with all the richness the Universe has to offer. As a culmination from these teachings, Michael will show you how to use simple and fun techniques to create a more desirable future. This approach, coupled with real-life stories, will teach you how to achieve personal power to overcome any barrier. 

 

Regardless of what your present circumstances might be, by following the principles in this book, you will be able to gain power over your destiny. The Universe is listening. All you have to do is just ask.

 

https://www.amazon.com/Just-Ask-Universe-No-Nonsense-Manifesting/dp/061550129X

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About the Author

With a degree in English, a second degree in Finance and a Masters in Business Administration, Michael Samuels has attracted everything into his life because he followed successful people and their thought processes. He has read and thoroughly tested hundreds of books on spirituality, self-improvement, and the metaphysical. The Universe has helped Michael run a highly successful family-owned business with offices all over the country. He currently lives in New York with his wife, son, and daughter.

 

http://www.samuelsbooks.com

 

https://twitter.com/universemichael

 

https://www.facebook.com/universemichael/

 

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Review excerpts

“Samuels’ approach will have you feeling lighter and happier in no time. His methods empower the reader by offering ample opportunities for personal growth and development, leading one to believe that the future is as Samuels’ himself says, ‘just as you imagined.'” – Creations Magazine


“Samuels seeks here in serviceable if sometimes simplistic prose to share the good news about the universe’s unfailing willingness to give us everything we desire if we can just follow a few simple steps.” – Kirkus Review

Michael Samuels has a gift. He made me comfortable with the whole “Law of Attraction” and made it fit in with my religious beliefs. Samuels had me with the first three pages. I was so engrossed with the material, I didn’t want to think about anything else. A fire was lit. Michael Samuels did the research, took inspiration from all the great thinkers and put the things that work in his book. – Julie Gerber from gerberbabies.blogspot.com/


“Wow!! finally a book that is written in a way I can understand, It makes complete sense, most books I have read on this topic were confusing, this book however was easy for me to put into action. I will be reading this book over & over, not only is this a book it’s a very good tool to have in your collection. note to other buyers – you’d be mad not to buy this book. I absolutely highly recommend it. note to author – thank you so much for writing this book, I truly appreciate it, this book will remain on my kindle for years to come :)” – Vicky from London England

“Written as an instruction manual to manifesting your wildest dreams, Samuels reminds the reader of his/her responsibility in creating the life they long to live, and much of it has to do with making a simple request.” – Creations Magazine

 

Excerpt

The Universe is everywhere, and it’s responsive to you and everything that it encompasses. 

Since the Universe is in all and through all, it can hear all too. We don’t have to shout when asking the Universe for something. We are not going to beg or sweet-talk the Universe into doing our bidding. It already is. 

How Does the Universe Work? 

You may be asking yourself, How does the Universe give you everything you desire? The answer is not what you think, and it’s quite simple. 

It doesn’t matter. 

 

Monsterland Reanimated by Michael Okon

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After Monsterland has imploded, the entire world is thrown into chaos. World leadership is gone, economies have collapsed, and communications are non-existent. Wyatt must go beyond the boundaries of his small town to reestablish contact with the outside world, and alert the government about a traitor-in-chief. During his journey, he discovers a new threat released from the bowels of the defunct theme park. When an army of relentless mummies, a life-sucking ooze called The Glob, and a hybrid reanimated Behemoth rise from the depths of Monsterland, who will survive?

 

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1614756724

https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/monsterland-reanimated/id1367996732

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/monsterland-reanimated-michael-okon/1128367417

 

About the Author

Michael Okon is an award-winning and best-selling author of multiple genres including paranormal, thriller, horror, action/adventure and self-help. He graduated from Long Island University with a degree in English, and then later received his MBA in business and finance. Coming from a family of writers, he has storytelling in his DNA. Michael has been writing from as far back as he can remember, his inspiration being his love for films and their impact on his life. From the time he saw The Goonies, he was hooked on the idea of entertaining people through unforgettable characters.

Michael is a lifelong movie buff, a music playlist aficionado, and a sucker for self-help books. He lives on the North Shore of Long Island with his wife and children.

 

website link or blog link

http://www.michaelokon.com

 

twitter link

https://twitter.com/IAmMichaelOkon

 

Facebook link

https://www.facebook.com/iammichaelokon/

 

Review excerpts:

“Though this book works as a stand alone, starting from the beginning of the series will result in a fuller reading experience, especially since Monsterland Reanimated closes on a riveting cliffhanger. A coming-of-age page-turner, Monsterland Reanimated puts a whole new spin on the world of good and evil.” – Reviewed by Anita Lock for Foreword Reviews

   

“Monsterland Reanimated (Monsterland Series Volume 2) by Michael Okon is a well-written book that reminded me of a mix of the TV show The Walking Dead and the Jurassic Park movies. The author truly set this book apart from the Jurassic Park movies with how he explored the way the park’s implosion affected the rest of the world and the people in it.” – Reviewed By Sefina Hawke for Readers’ Favorite

   

“I had not read the first Monsterland novel, but really it is not necessary to have done so before reading Monsterland Reanimated. Author Michael Okon gives us the backstory very well as events unfold in the new story. I would never have believed a novel about zombies, shape-shifters, and monsters in general would captivate me quite the way this one did and that is a real credit to the author. I found his writing style and dark humour, with some subtle and not so subtle pop culture references, to be immensely enjoyable to read.” – Reviewed By Grant Leishman for Readers’ Favorite

  

“Monsterland Reanimated: Monsterland Series Volume 2 by Michael Okon is a gritty and raw horror novel that does the genre justice. Fast-paced, intense and actually giving me goosebumps, Monsterland Reanimated works with elements that may seem to be too much, but the author somehow makes them work brilliantly together. Superbly crafted, Monsterland Reanimated is a nail biter that I just didn’t want to put down.” – Reviewed By Rabia Tanveer for Readers’ Favorite

     

“Monsterland Reanimated features a riveting plot and an arresting narrative voice that combines with the exciting dialogues to create a reading experience that is perfect for fans of horror. This is an engrossing read with conflict and suspense that will keep readers turning the pages. An electrifying read!” – Reviewed By Romuald Dzemo for Readers’ Favorite

  

“Careful thought and consideration have gone into each character and their own individual history and plot, adding to their depth and believability. There are some great action scenes which only serve to enhance a well-executed and conceived plot. The stakes have been raised and, as a reader, I find myself eagerly awaiting the next book in this imaginative and thrilling series. ” – Reviewed By K.J. Simmill for Readers’ Favorite

  

“Monsterland Reanimated is not simply a fast paced action novel, but an experience.  It is as if the reader is immersed into an entirely new world, not simply a story about a monster themed theme park, but rather transported into an alternate reality of a post apocalyptic world.  Okon’s detailed account is authentic, and told in a matter of fact narrative, that makes the reader almost believe this is a true account of events that could possibly happen, given the right circumstances.” – Patricia “Lemon Bee” Dompieri, RN

  

“If Monsterland was thrilling then Monsterland Reanimated is heart-poundingly thrilling, edge of your seat exciting and a much more action-packed, captivating and harrowing story.” – David Savage, What’s Good To Read

    

” … a captivating and thrilling page-turner …” – The Children’s Book Review


“This fast-paced thriller will keep readers in suspense as the action dramatically unfolds. Sure to delight fans of dystopian fiction, science fiction and horror, Monsterland Reanimated is a worthy second installment in the Monsterland series.” – The Children’s Book Review

“A sense of wonder reflected in stories like Charlie and the Chocolate Factory coupled with the nonstop action of Mad Max and the existential horror of The Walking Dead makes this a delightfully creepy read. Monster aficionados young and old will love this series.” – Reviewed by BlueInk Review, Starred Review

  

“The characters are a treat to follow. The main protagonists are seniors in high school. In some ways, they are typical teenagers arguing about which monster is more powerful. Still, they are forced to grow up fast. Other young adults would find pieces of themselves in many of the characters.” – Reviewed by Cecilia_L for OnlineBookClub.com

 

Excerpt

 

Front page of the Copper Valley Sun

 

President of the US, World Leaders, and Thousands Dead

 

Many still missing as the world reels from the impact of the Monsterland disaster

 

Multitudes are still unaccounted for and presumed dead. Escaping werewolves, vampires, and zombies of Dr. Vincent Konrad’s theme parks inexplicably escaped en masse and massacred unwitting park-goers… Massive government shutdowns as the world teeters on the brink of chaos.

 

The Night After the Monsterland Catastrophe

 

A bright moon painted the desert’s surface pewter. Here and there, dark spots soiled the landscape like oil spills. Most of the bodies had been taken before the troops were ordered to leave. They carted away the corpses, bulldozing the zombies into mass graves, until radios chirped with urgent orders deploying the soldiers to the bigger threats that erupted in the main cities like a chain of angry volcanos.

Monsterland was extinguished, its carcass left for the vultures to pick, the exhibits silent as a tomb.

The dead president and his equally dead entourage were whisked away on Air Force One, along with the dark-clad special operatives that came and left like the brisk desert wind that now howled through the empty streets.

A gate screamed in the silence, slamming with a reverberating smash. The uneven gait of someone with a physical challenge filled the void. The scrape and plod of his limp echoed against the wall of mountains framing the theme park. His labored breathing huffed as he made his way down the streets.

A door creaked loudly as it was blown by the wind. He stopped, his distorted figure silhouetted in the pale moonlight, his body turning silver. He looked at the broken glass littering the pavement like diamonds, then up to the still, pre-dawn sky. He considered the sun peeking over the jagged horizon in the east, its golden light painting the dips and hollows of the hills. Soon the coming day would chase the darkness away.

Time was the enemy now. He had to move faster, or it would be too late. He picked up his pace, lurching along the winding road. A keening howl ricocheted through the streets, bouncing off the walls. It sounded like a… no, he thought, it couldn’t be. The werewolves were all dead. Destroyed by Vincent Konrad when he made their heads explode.

The old man paused, listening for it again, and was not disappointed when the animal whimpered. He gauged it to be inside the defunct vampire exhibit. He moved toward the entrance. The storefronts had been destroyed. A few body parts lay on the pavement, as if people had discarded them in a rush. He heard the scraping of paws on the street and a shiver went down his crooked spine.

 

Introducing Indie Authors: Dennis Meredith

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The robots were good. The Russian thugs were evil. But then. . .

It’s 2050, and self-learning Helper androids have proven invaluable servants to humans, making their lives easier, even saving them.

 

But to their horror, retired SEAL Patrick Jensen and his wife Leah discover that rogue programmers and Russian mobsters are reprogramming the trusted robots to murder their wealthy owners. The crooks then skillfully disguise the lifelike robots as their dead masters, directing the robot mimics to plunder the victims’ estates of billions of dollars.

 

But neither the corrupt engineers nor the greedy thugs realize what catastrophe they have wrought in giving the robots autonomous abilities.

 

They have created a new race of networked, “hive-minded” sentient creatures driven by a relentless survival instinct: the Neuromorphs.

 

Patrick must enlist his SEAL team to marshal their combat skills and futuristic firepower to thwart the seemingly unstoppable evolution of a new dominant species on the planet.

https://www.amazon.com/Neuromorphs-Dennis-Meredith-ebook/dp/B07CF72CR3/

About the Author

Dennis Meredith added science fiction to his resume after a stellar career as a research communicator at leading research institutions such as Caltech, MIT, Cornell, and Duke. He has written well over a thousand articles on science and engineering over his career and conducted workshops for scientists on how to communicate their research. His thriller novels seek to extrapolate real-world science into compelling adventures that speculate on their ultimate implications. And his grandkids call him Googa Funny.

https://twitter.com/scifinov
https://twitter.com/explainresearch


Website: DennisMeredith.com
BLOG: 
https://researchexplainer.com/
Amazon author page:
https://www.amazon.com/-/e/B00287V8LI
Goodreads author page:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/3446176.Dennis_Meredith

Twitter links
@scifinov
@explainresearch

Facebook links
https://www.facebook.com/DennisMeredithAuthor/
https://www.facebook.com/joni.meredith.3

Reviews

“Probably the best novel of its kind I have ever read”

“The author does an excellent job of creating the virtual world or technology. If you’re a techie, you’re going to love this stuff!”

“Meredith must also be a meticulous grammarian since the entire book and the fate of humanity turns on the difference between the words will and shall.”

“The Neuromorphs combines the unpredictableness of robots along with human greed and selfishness and how that combination may not turn out to be in our own best interests.”

Introducing Indie Authors: DJ Cooper

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Detective Track is running out of time. A great cop with an attitude, he finds himself suspended. His career is on the brink of destruction.

 

Cut off from resources, Track is dragged into an investigation the Authority tried to close. Remnants, the survivors of the recent outbreak are now a drain on society. Only their families care they are disappearing one by one.

 

Track’s apartment is ransacked, he’s followed and attacked. Medication and cryptic messages from someone he knows to be dead threaten his grip on reality.

 

Is he losing his mind or is something sinister at play? The truth is more twisted than he ever imagined.

 

About the Author

DJ Cooper is about 300 years old, writes science fiction/humour/weird, hails from another planet and is married with two teenage kids.

 

The family has a house full of animals. Tropical fish, a degu called Sam (a small fluffy thing with a long tail, bigger than a hamster, smaller than an elephant.) Crunch the tortoise fits in the palm of a hand. He/she/who can tell, eats, sits under a light, digs, sleeps, grows, doesn’t talk yet. Cossie the bearded dragon talks and can fly whilst breathing fire. She’s well trained. There hasn’t been “an incident” with the fire brigade in months.

 

DJ runs a small business, has been known to hammer out tunes on the piano and probably has veins filled with caffeine.

 

Links:

 

Amazon: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Missing-Remnants-Track-Book-1-ebook/dp/B07C5QGW4C/

Website: https://djsworld.co.uk

Twitter: https://twitter.com/BarkingMadDJ

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DJCooperFiction/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17385792.D_J_Cooper
Medium: https://medium.com/@debzcooper

Insta: https://www.instagram.com/barkingmaddj/

 

 

Reviews:

I liked how the author worked in diversity without forcing huge political statements or slowing the narrative. The book moves quickly, filled with twists from the investigation and futuristic tech, but not enough to overwhelm readers. Track is a likable character for the good he does despite how hard he works to push people away. The story puts the reader in his head, which shows the author has a quirky sense of humor I found refreshing.”

 

Love everything about this book. Love the story, the characters. DJ Cooper writes in such a way that you feel like you know the characters and they have been a part of your life since…forever… Whether is a space station or a small town in Cleveland, the stories have characters who drive the plot and the film noir patina give them depth and diversity. Fresh, fun, and a pleasure to read.”

 

What was most enjoyable about the story was the author’s ability to make Track a likeable person despite his somewhat ornery presentation. Humor was present throughout, making it an amusing read, even as it dealt with serious subject matter. Not everyone can pull off sarcasm in a character without making the reader dislike the person, but DJ Cooper has a knack for making us like someone even as we may wince at their tongue-in-cheek narrative and thoughts. Track reminded me of Indiana Jones, which is not a bad thing at all!”

 

The world building was excellent. From the very first paragraph, I was completely immersed in the highly regimented and futuristic society that Detective Track lived in.”

 

Excerpt:

 

I’d tuned out most of the chatter behind me as I concentrated on system reports. I was ahead. It put me in uncharted territory. The summons came after lunch. Si-Cross Four is a large off-world space station boasting many places to eat. It didn’t matter which I chose, I always found a small group of people who required off-menu items. They couldn’t all have allergies to the latest food considered the devil’s work. I was five minutes late back. And that was only because I’d stopped to help clear an area resulting in the initiation of a chemical spill false alarm report.

“Detective Trackneathan, my office,” my commanding officer Beynard issued in the tone of voice you did not ignore. Not unless you wanted them removed with a rusty knife and handed to you on a platter. I logged off and pushed myself out of my chair. The chip in my knee holding the joint together dug in and I winced. Yeah, I was on a list for a permanent fix. It came with the caveat I shouldn’t hold my breath.

Introducing Indie Authors: Kay MacLeod

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Heirs of Power is an epic YA fantasy full of swords, sorcery, and sarcasm. Ten very different people have inherited incredible abilities and magical weaponry from their parents. Along with the responsibility to save their world from invading spirits that feed on life energy.

If you love ladies that kick ass, guys with superior snark, and original magic powers, this is the book for you!

https://www.amazon.com/Heirs-Power-Constellation-Saga-Book-ebook/dp/B01M3QI7SE/

Description

After stumbling upon an otherworldly ritual, Kitty Fairlow discovers that her own incredible hunting skills are not merely due to a lifetime of training. She’s been gifted powers from an ancient spirit, passed down by her father. She is a Constellation.

And she’s not the only one.

A new generation of heroes have each inherited unique abilities to prevent the corruption of their world by the Tenebri, a race that thrives on life energy. Kitty, along with a high-born dancer and a snarky juggler, must find their allies before the Tenebri army picks them off.
With the powerful enemy emerging, can the Constellations gather in time to put an end to the threat for good, or will their foe succeed and wreak the same destruction they have unleashed on their own world?

About the Author

Kay MacLeod is a fantasy addict from England. She spent most of her teenage years playing Magic: The Gathering and being a Dungeon Master in Dungeons and Dragons games. She also loves reading fantasy novels, painting fantasy miniatures, and playing RPG videogames like Dragon Age and Pokémon. You could easily win her friendship forever by bringing her a cup of tea (not too strong, with milk, no sugar).

Links

Website- http://kaymacleodbooks.com/

Goodreads-https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/15975307.Kay_MacLeod

Amazon US-https://www.amazon.com/Kay-MacLeod/e/B01MDSNQ0A/

Amazon UK-https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kay-MacLeod/e/B01MDSNQ0A/

Facebook-https://www.facebook.com/KayMacLeodFantasy/

Twitter- https://twitter.com/KayMacLeodBooks

Pinterest- https://uk.pinterest.com/KayMacLeodBooks/

Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/kaymacleodbooks/

Reviews

“Kay MacLeod has developed a complex world of social hierarchy, inventive lands, and a threat to the existence of this world. However, it’s her main characters that will grab onto you and keep you reading to find out what they can do and how they will defeat evil. MacLeod’s use of special powers is ingenious and her character’s interactions provide humor and realism to the story.”

“The Juggler is an anti-social snarkmaster called Asher, and he is -without a shadow of a doubt -one of the most amazing fictional characters I’ve ever fallen for. Asher is just so wonderfully sharp-witted and damaged and adorable.”

“It’s a wild adventure crammed with twists and turns.” But above all else, this is a character-driven story with real depth and emotion and humour.”

Buy link https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B01M3QI7SE

Heirs of Power is also free on KU.

Excerpt

Kitty grabbed Serena’s arm, intending to pull her back to the room. Maybe they could escape through the window?

It was too late, they had been spotted. Serena pulled away from Kitty’s grasp and tore out her fans. Kitty moved to deploy her bow as the soldiers charged, hoping to take down a few before she had to rely on her knife. In that instant, her stomach flipped. She suddenly found herself next to a door leading out of the building, just a step behind the enemy soldiers.

An imposing man stood with her, his hand on her arm. He looked a few years older than her and was tall and slim with a scruff of dark blond hair and messy stubble. He was obviously not part of the soldiers’ squad – he wore no armour, just a loose, black cotton top with elbow-length sleeves, rugged trousers, and a self-satisfied smirk.

His grip tightened and he unceremoniously shoved Kitty behind him before she had time to react. She caught herself and succeeded in remaining upright. The closest soldier spun around to face whoever had approached him from behind. The blond man lazily tapped the enemy with one finger and glanced across to where Kitty had been a few seconds previously. The soldier vanished, and Serena appeared in his place, brandishing her war fans.

“Asher!” she exclaimed, her relief palpable.

“Who else was gonna come rescue you, Dancer?” Asher was deep voiced, with a local accent. He turned to Kitty with an unhealthy amount of anticipation in his massive, liquid brown eyes, “Cover us, Archer.”

Asher drew a short sword from his belt with his left hand and launched himself into the centre of the battle. The squad had quickly realised their quarry had shifted and moved to surround the trio of Constellations. Kitty put herself in the doorway, so she couldn’t be flanked, tucked a stray piece of hair behind her ear and began firing Venethos’ conjured arrows into the mass of soldiers.

Serena wove around the enemy soldiers, her fans flashing as she waltzed between the incoming blows. She took the head off one man before spinning low and hamstringing another, her regal features still arranged into their usual calm expression.

Asher’s style of combat was unlike anything Kitty had seen before. It seemed that he used his strange swapping power as a weapon. He was never facing the same man for more than a second or two, constantly flicking between the soldiers. He kept at least one hand free to tap his target, using his short sword ambidextrously to combat unsuspecting foes as they unknowingly materialised in the blade’s path. Even just watching was making Kitty feel queasy, she couldn’t imagine how disorientating it would be to try and fight against.

Five soldiers broke away from the rest and headed for the staircase, readying their bows. Kitty put black and white arrows into three of their skulls when another small group rushed straight at her, swinging cleavers and screaming war cries. She felt an unusual calm settle over her as she lined up her first shot. Venethos was an exquisite weapon; it felt perfect in her grip and she swore that it improved her aim. It seemed to be an extension of her body and senses, a sleek predator felling her enemies one-by-one. She would have to break soon though – they were getting close. Kitty tensed, ready to duck an oncoming strike. Biting down nausea, she found herself on the marble counter at the other end of the room.

“Treacherous whore deserved it,” Asher commented jovially as he blocked a sword strike from one of the rapidly decreasing number of soldiers on the floor below her.

Kitty struggled to understand until she looked over to the spot which she’d been moved from. The woman that had betrayed them had taken the blow intended for her. Asher had switched the attendant into the path of the cleaver and now she was sprawled across the entrance, previously spotless skirts dyed a bloody red.

Kitty felled the remaining enemy archers before they could snipe at the Constellations.

“I was about to dodge,” she huffed between shots.

“Yeah, but two birds and all that. Now you got the high ground and I don’t have to kill her myself.”

Introducing Indie Authors: Christine Roney

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In the award-winning novel, Beyond Stone, Andie, a stone sculptor, walks the line between reality and fantasy, never knowing for sure which side the shadowy figures are on.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01IUDJ8GU

 

Description

 

Andie is a stone sculptor by day and a street artist by night. Reeling from grief and guilt, she starts to go down the rabbit hole. But at her darkest moment, three of her sculptures come alive to try and save her. Andie walks the line between reality and fantasy, never sure which side she’s on.

About the Author

 

Christine Roney began her professional life by earning a Juris Doctor degree in California and practicing law at the trial and appellate levels. While writing briefs for the courts and advocating for her clients gave her much satisfaction, she eventually realized that she wanted to take a more artistic path.

 

She completed the professional screenwriting program at UCLA Film School and has written several screenplays. And although she loves the screenplay format, Christine decided that writing novels would allow her to delve much deeper into the characters that play around in her head.

 

Recently, Christine started The Roney Writes Podcast. The tagline for the podcast is “Let me tell you a story” because that’s what it’s about – stories. Christine writes them and narrates them. Her stories are multidimensional – they will intrigue you, entertain you, sometimes make you laugh, sometimes make you misty-eyed and, most of all, leave you eagerly anticipating the next episode.

 

To learn more about Christine, please visit her website: https://roneywrites.com.

Review Excerpts

 

“Brilliant. A fascinating journey into the mind of an artist where reality is the abstract. A must read.”

 

“Excellent read. This book was recommended by a friend. Totally enjoyed it. Didn’t put it down ’til I finished.”


“If you love to curl up with a well written, engaging book that you just can’t put down, “Beyond Stone” by Christine Roney is a good choice. The main character in the book (Andi) is a sculptor, developed in depth by Ms. Roney, who pulls the reader into the joys and frustrations of the creative process of sculpting. The journey is a tough one and not until the very end of the book do we know if Andi will survive her tortured journey.”

Introducing Indie Authors: Del Henderson

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Listen and be warned of a secret of past, these warnings of a hunter to the hunted do not pass. Creature baptized by night’s chrisom sheet, pray for your soul that eyes do not meet.” A father’s quest begins.

 

After the tragic death of his daughter, Jack finds himself with more questions than answers. While reading his daughter’s diary about an imaginary unicorn called Summer, he begins to suspect that the unicorn may not be so imaginary after all. Questioning his own sanity, he soon finds himself on a desperate search to unravel the mystery of the unicorn and find what really happened to his daughter. As answers come to light, he begins to regret what he finds, as mythology meets reality and the truth about unicorns becomes known.

https://www.amazon.com/Unicorn-Hunter-Del-Henderson-ebook/dp/B0177EY1QU/

 

About the Author

 

Del Henderson, born and raised in Illinois, enjoys writing, fueling his passion and love for the noble art of putting pen to paper, or more appropriate, keyboard to computer. Diving into pure imagination he has produced works that grip his reader’s minds with mystery and suspense as they are brought into the fascinating world of fiction.

http://www.delhenderson.com/

 

https://www.facebook.com/dhendersonauthor/

 

Reviews

 

“This story appeared on my page in the top 20 for its category. I read the description of this story and was not sure this was the type of tale I would enjoy, but something about it intrigued me. I decided to read the first few pages and by the end of the first chapter I was hooked!” Amazon Review

 

“This book was like an episode of the twilight zone, the more you read, the more you HAD to read. The ending was satisfying and I would look into the next book if there is one.” Amazon Review

 

“It hooks you from the beginning. I could not put it down!” Amazon Review

 

“A captivating novel… I couldn’t put it down! I hope there will be more.” Amazon Review

Introducing Indie Authors: Kelsey Rae Barthel

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Beyond the Code is about a group of warriors with extraordinary abilities breaking away from being mere tools of battle and becoming heroes. They must find the courage and drive to face off against the full force of The Order they once followed to right the wrongs against them and change their world for the better. They will face cruel masters, heartbreaking betrayal, and the truth behind an ancient shroud of secrecy that will shatter the very perception of their purpose

This story combines a covert shadow war, high-paced action, deep-seated conspiracies, and remarkable superpowers. So if you want to immerse yourself in the death-defying mission of Aurora and her comrades give Beyond the Code a look over and tell me what you think.

https://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Code-Kelsey-Rae-Barthel-ebook/dp/B078V4LC48/

Description

To the common world, Aurora Falon is merely the pampered daughter of a rich and influential family. But to the secret world of The Order, she is Luna, the powerful and formidable warrior knight, under the rule of her master, Cole Iver. Together, they strive to bring down Damon Lexus, a wicked master who uses her knights in cowardly and dishonorable ways for her own selfish desires. But when they obtain evidence that may bring Damon Lexus under the judgement of The Order’s ruling power, The Hand Council, Damon makes a rash decision and orders the assassination of Cole Iver.

By pure coincidence, Luna catches Damon’s knight in the act but is too late to save her master and kills the assassin in a moment of grief stricken rage. Luna knows the one with her master’s blood on her hands is not the one she killed, she seeks the assassin’s master. But after a failed attempt at revenge, Luna is pulled from the depths of her dark anger and put on a better path by the Hunter who was ordered to kill her. Together, they will work to break away from being mere tools for the powerful and become heroes.

Reviews

“Picked up this book late at night and thought I would read a chapter or two, 3 hours later I could barely put it down. Great page turner. Characters you really get to know. Exciting and fast paced. Only wish the second one was ready.”

“Knights, Ladies, Kingdoms – and mysterious plots and incidents color this very impressive debut novel, presented by a lady who seems to be ready to join the forces of escapist adventures.”

“Barthel weaves an intriguing and poetic net that caught me from the very first sentence. ‘Someone once told me that the true enemy of truth is time.’ ”

About the Author: Kelsey Rae Barthel

Kelsey Rae Barthel grew up in the quiet town of Hay Lakes in Alberta, a sleepy place of only 500 people. Living in such a calm setting gave her a lot of spare time to imagine grand adventures of magic and danger, inspired by the comic books and anime she enjoyed. Upon graduating high school, Kelsey moved to Edmonton and eventually began working in the business of airline cargo, but she never stopped imagining those adventures. Beyond the Code is her first novel.

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Introducing Indie Authors: Margaret Standafer

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Misty Lake is the first stand-alone book in the clean, romantic suspense series called “entertaining and engaging.” If you like small towns, big families, and happy endings, you’ll love getting to know the McCabes of Misty Lake, Minnesota. Buy now:

https://www.amazon.com/Misty-Lake-Book-One-ebook/dp/B0100ZLWWY/

 Description

Samantha Taylor has lost all those dearest to her…her parents, her brother, and now the grandfather who raised her. When his will is read and some of his secrets come to light, Sam finds herself back in Misty Lake, Minnesota, a place that holds countless happy memories but, as she quickly discovers, just as many questions.

Jake McCabe, Misty Lake’s sheriff, is as curious as anyone about the town’s newest resident but it isn’t until Sam becomes the victim of a particularly cruel vandal that he meets her and gets a look at the house that has everyone in town talking.

As Jake races to keep Sam safe from the escalating attacks, he also works to break down the wall she has built around herself and to convince her that a life without love isn’t a life at all.

Misty Lake is the first stand-alone book in the clean, romantic suspense series called “entertaining and engaging.” If you like small towns, big families, and happy endings, you’ll love getting to know the McCabes of Misty Lake, Minnesota.

Reviews

“A great mix of mystery, intrigue and romance.”

~Amazon Review

“The writing was well-crafted and the dialogue had a natural flow to it. Jake’s investigation and dealings with people added authenticity to his role. The description of this small Minnesota lake town was beautiful and charming, a town you’d want to live in. It was a sweet and thrilling read that kept me turning pages to find out just who it was so determined to run Sam out of town. The characters are an interesting and fun cast, each adding their own little sliver to the story.”

~Charlie Anderson, Blogger at Girl of 1000 Wonders

“Loved this book! So nice to find an author that can grab and hold your attention without the need for profanity or sex. Looking forward to the next book!”

~Amazon Review

“What a great cast of characters in a quaint town. The story was very interesting and I especially liked the details about woodworking and how the main character used her love for woodworking to reach out and help struggling teens.”

~Amazon Review

“This was an excellent read. The author has a smooth and engaging writing style. The characters come alive on the page. The setting was well done I could almost feel the fog on my skin.”

~Amazon Review

About the Author: Margaret Standafer

Hi, I’m Margaret Standafer, author of the Misty Lake series. I live and write in the suburbs of Minneapolis, MN with the support of my husband and children, and in spite of the lack of support from my ever-demanding Golden Retriever. When I’m not writing, I’m working as a substitute teacher in middle school and high school, gardening, hiking, walking my dog, traveling, or reading. Actually, I’m always reading and have found ways to incorporate it into most of the aforementioned activities! It is my sincere hope that you enjoy my writing.

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Introducing Indie Authors: RL Jackson

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RL Jackson

One Wicked Storm. Forced Proximity. Endless Temptation.

 

“Absolutely loved the twists, turns, and suspense from beginning to end…well written with amazing characters…” ★★★★★ 

 

Getting dumped at the altar nearly broke Lana McKenzie beyond repair.

 

A year later, she was working to rebuild her life. Until a face from her past forces her to seek an escape. 

 

Tucked away in a beautiful, secluded mountain estate, Lana finally finds her solace. That is until she comes face to face with her new roommate. 

 

Kayden Capshaw is a sexy out of control party boy whose grief has pushed him to a much-needed getaway in the house on the mountain. But Lana was the last person he expected to find there. 

 

She’s feisty, stubborn, and undeniably gorgeous. 

 

He’s arrogant, flashy, and hotter than the sun. 

 

She’ll do anything to stay away. He’ll do anything to get close. 

 

Forced to ride out a winter storm together, a second-chance romance blossoms, but unwelcomed guests threaten to interrupt the delicate fabric of their new relationship. Will their fiery passion continue to burn bright or will outside forces put out the flames for good? https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01NCRZAF9

 

Reviews

 

“Talk about a whirlwind of a read.  There is loads to keep you invested and also the chance to watch the characters grow stronger. This is the authors debut series and she has in my opinion done it well. She didn’t allow the story to become stagnant and provided enough information where it wasn’t overly done but balanced well. An exciting read that will leave you wanting more from her in the future.” Teri, -SJ’s Book Blog

 

“Florida author R.L Jackson’s series THE CRASHING SERIES of which CRASHING INTO ME is Book One shows promise of a very well skilled romance writer – a ringmaster of a dark circus of players whose identities may be a bit difficult to isolate at times but whose interaction produces a fast-paced ride guaranteed to keep your attention and your adrenaline high.” Grady Harp, San Francisco Review of Books

 

“At the end of the day, when the kids are all tucked in bed I love to sneak away and have a few quiet minutes to myself. Most recently I could be found reading “Crashing Into Me” by R. L. Jackson.The author has created a contemporary romance with interesting characters that are defined by their unique life experiences. I love that neither character is perfect. They are flawed just like the rest of us. They both carry emotional baggage that developed from painful experiences in their pasts. The story shows us how your personal experiences make you into the person you are today. We see how these feelings shape whom you become and the decisions and actions you make through the lives of each character.”

 

“Ms. Jackson will transport you to a small town, nestled in the mountains through her very descriptive storytelling. She will make you feel a full range of emotions from contempt to empathy. She shares the characters memories and experiences to the point where you feel like you are really there, sharing in the moment.” Elizabeth, PennyMinding Mom

 

 

About the Author: R.L. Jackson

R.L Jackson is an independent filmmaker, magazine editor and screenwriter who writes romance and romantic suspense with an aim for readers to, “Get Lost In Intense Passion and Diverse Worlds.” She lives in south Florida enjoys binge-watching Netflix, uses her treadmill as an over-sized coat hanger, but loves to dance to the Fitness Marshall videos on Youtube.

 

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