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BAD, BOLD…AND BEAUTIFUL

Published: July 30, 2019 by Perfectly Poisoned Anthologies

Paranormal Fiction

 

Synopsis:

 

Ten amazing women authors.

Ten stories of paranormal powerhouses.

They’re bad, they’re bold, and they are beautiful!

And we’re not talking just about the authors.

Perfectly Poisoned Anthologies brings you ten stories of the paranormal featuring powerful, kick-ass heroines who take no prisoners. There’s no fight they won’t win, no argument they’ll back down from. Not to mention these feisty ladies of fiction are damn sexy. When these women get ready for action, you better stand back!

 

Amazon Links:

eBook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TW9STYN

Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1077430612

 

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46646604-bad-bold-and-beautiful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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🎉BAD, BOLD…AND BEAUTIFUL🎉
Published: July 30, 2019

by Perfectly Poisoned Anthologies

Paranormal Fiction
Synopsis:

 

Ten amazing women authors.

Ten stories of paranormal powerhouses.

They’re bad, they’re bold, and they are beautiful!

And we’re not talking just about the authors.

Perfectly Poisoned Anthologies brings you ten stories of the paranormal featuring powerful, kick-ass heroines who take no prisoners. There’s no fight they won’t win, no argument they’ll back down from. Not to mention these feisty ladies of fiction are damn sexy. When these women get ready for action, you better stand back!
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Amazon Links:

💋eBook: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07TW9STYN

📕Paperback: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1077430612
📖Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/46646604-bad-bold-and-beautiful

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Origin of Akari  – Alice La Roux

There has always been something different about Akari. One fateful night of bloodshed reveals her true nature. Japan isn’t safe for a kitsune and soon she and her family are on the run trying to evade The Council, a group who hunt demons and unnatural creatures. Suppressing her inner fox does nothing but bring chaos to her life and with the help of a new friend, she decides it’s time to embrace her true form.

But with power, comes great danger.

 

Amber Illusion – T. Elizabeth Guthrie

Amber Roberts is on a mission for NASA when she suddenly finds herself 500 years in the future and about to be sold as a slave.

She manages to get free and three years later becomes the best bounty hunter in the universe. She finds herself working for the king of Midnight, a vampire, and has to go after the very man who tried to sell her.

 

Love’s Cry – Casia Courtier

After her death, Vivian’s only memories are her name and Jacob Butler. For over twenty years she has watched over him. He is her one constant.

That is until his son Scott returns.

Vivian is beginning to learn more about her past, her present, and questions her future. No matter what, her obsession will never die.

 

Tango Fuego – Terri A. Wilson

 Welcome to Tango Fuego, one of New York City’s hottest burlesque clubs, where the dancers are hot, and the drinks are cold. Bring your change ladies because Monday and Tuesday nights feature an all-male review that will tingle your ta-tas and moisten your panties.

Rosie runs her bar the way she ran her army in hell; everyone is welcome but follow her rules, take care of each other and don’t mess with innocents. For some, that’s a hard lesson to learn especially if you are an incubus yearning for your next high. Lester Fine is about to regret the day he met Rosie. She’s tougher than he knew, has friends in low places, and always gets what she wants.

 

The Black Silence – Jennie L. Morris

The Holy Roman Empire 1055 AD. Eyda of Villicus must defy her husband’s command and return home, a place she left seven years ago on her wedding day. Her father dead, her stepmother imprisoned as a witch, and her two half-siblings vanished, it’s her duty to set things right.

 

Nestled against the Black Forest, ten young children are missing from her home town of Groschen. No one dare go beyond the hills and meadows to search for them, as darkness encompasses the once lively woodlands. Armed with a sword and relentless determination, Eyda gathers a small  band of loyal companions to bring back the children and destroy the  monsters which plague her people. Failure is unacceptable, she’d rather die upon her sword than return without saving the innocents.

 

The Grimoire’s Key – Andra Dill

Sometimes a simple favor can complicate a girl’s life. Kayla  Byrne—lynx-shifter, mom, and former thief—doesn’t mind a little trouble.  Keeping an enchanted pendant safe for a few days shouldn’t be that hard.

When those hunting the necklace target Kayla and her loved ones, this resourceful lynx refuses to become their prey.

 

The Huntress – Lauren Tisdale

Blood. So much blood. Luna Gonzales life was forever changed the day she found her entire family massacred. It was then she discovered the truth about her family’s legacy. Revenge and anger fueled her desire to see those responsible brought to justice – her justice.

On the hunt for the responsible party, she slowly unravels hidden lies that could alter her perception entirely. Luna locks her target on the suspected killer, only to halt herself in her revenge. Something within her awakens and she realizes not everything is as it seems.

 

Creating Darkness (Fiann Company 2.5) – Vanessa Ross

 

The Last Woodcutter – Krystle Able

 

Wicked Radiance – KZ Riley

They said there was a girl. A girl with hair the color of lilacs. Swaying in the breeze, casting its floral scent about.

Eyes the color of the brightest rubies the world had ever seen, singeing your soul when their gaze was set upon you.

Skin that looked like the finest china, as if a single touch would crumble the porcelain to the ground.

She may look fragile, but she was anything but.

She was fierce. Independent. And our only salvation.

Her soul must combine with the six. Together, they will reign. Together, they will bring salvation.

 

ABOUT THE AUTHORS

 

Andra Dill

When not daydreaming about plot lines and characters Andra practices yoga, reads voraciously, and drinks too much coffee. She loves road trips and going off on wild tangents.

Andra Dill Links

Twitter @aedill

Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/andradillauthor

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/andradillauthor

 

Terri A. Wilson

Terri is a former English teacher and librarian. She taught middle and high school and college. Now she works from home homeschooling her two daughters and living out her dreams via her stories. She began escaping into books a little later than most but was hooked after the first book she read. It has been her dream to give back to the book world since she was in second grade.

When she’s not writing or reading, she enjoys binging on Netflix and painting. Due to her crunchy lifestyle and free spirit, she considers herself a recycled hippie. Her most important goal is to help others jump and learn to fly.

Terri A. Wilson Links

http://www.terriluvsbooks.com

https://linktr.ee/terria.wilson

 

Jennie L. Morris 

As a self-proclaimed Anglophile and research geek, it’s no wonder that Jennie L. Morris writes Romance and Historical Fiction with a flair for realism. Her love for learning led to obtaining degrees in Anthropology and Biology, which she often relies on during her writing process. Coming from NE Ohio, and raised on a small beef cattle farm, life was anything but ordinary growing up.

Jennie now resides in rural Kentucky, among the bluegrass and dazzling horse farms, with her amazing husband and their boxer Archie. When she isn’t reading or writing, she is feeding her tea obsession or perfume addiction, letting the scents and flavors fuel her creative fires.

Jennie L. Morris Links

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorJennieL.Morris/

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/JLMTeaAndBooks/

Website: http://www.jennielmorris.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/authorjennielmorris/

GoodReads:  https://www.goodreads.com/JennieLMorris

 

KZ Riley

KZ Riley is 29 years old and lives near Lubbock, Texas where the wind blows constantly. She has been married to her husband for 7 years and they have two daughters together. She has been an avid reader for as long as she can remember and recently took that love to the next level. First, it started by being an ARC and BETA reader for authors, then she began her own review page to let others know of amazing books she was reading, and finally she came to the ultimate outcome: an author yourself. For several years, she played with the idea of writing a story and even jotted down notes and storylines, but never had the courage to finish and publish it. It was with the help from the Penned in Ink group that she put her fears aside and decided to go for it.

Hopefully you enjoy the awesomeness she has brought you and you will be kind enough to leave a review on Amazon and/or Goodreads.

Thanks so much for taking the time to read this story and I hope you will read more from me in the future.

KZ Riley Links

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/18117951.K_Z_Riley?from_search=true

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kz.riley89

Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/848759325303293/

 

Lauren Tisdale

Writing was not something that Lauren ever thought she’d want to do professionally. After becoming a mother, she stayed home to care for her son. In between diaper changes and nap times, Lauren found herself embarking on a journey of discovering herself through written word; with stories that somehow needed to be told, and characters who gave her glimpses into new worlds. It was there that she began her journey in fan fiction writing with a group of friends. Something sparked and a passion was lit. With many other independent authors as mentors, she grew and learned all she could to master her skills. What once was a hobby, led to a passion and then became a dream. Encouraged by her family and friends, she set out to pursue her writing, finally taking part in National Novel Writing Month, which brought forth her first novel – Circle of Secrets.

Lauren is married to her husband of eleven years, Brett. Together they have one son, Payton and a lab retriever, Meeko.  She calls a small town in south-central Louisiana home. Staying busy is what she’s used to, but it keeps life interesting. She has a severe case of Wanderlust.

Lauren Tisdale Links

http://www.laurentisdaleauthor.com

http://www.facebook.com/laurentisdaleauthor

http://www.facebook.com/groups/beyondthepages

http://www.twitter.com/LTisdaleAuthor

Instagram: accidental_author

https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7375543.Lauren_Tisdale

 

Alice La Roux

Alice La Roux is a dirty minded, foul mouthed Welsh author who dabbles in erotica, contemporary romance and fantasy. She’s a bookworm who drinks too much prosecco (is there such a thing?), loves her dog and is addicted to social media and anthologies. She’s also the owner of Indie Love, a company that hopes to bring more events to Wales through signings and retreats and support Indie authors in any way they can.

Alice La Roux Links

https://www.instagram.com/alicelaroux/

https://www.facebook.com/asmadasAlice/

 

  1. Elizabeth Guthrie
  2. Elizabeth Guthrie is the mother of two daughters, BamMaw (grandma) to two grandsons and one new granddaughter. She’s happily married to her best friend and works alongside him building their own line of live edge furniture. Look them up at Phunky Junk Alley.

She started writing when she was young after the passing of her mother. She said it was and still is a great way to escape to other places real and imaginary. She writes all genre’s but her favorites to write are the same as the ones she loves to read, horror, science fiction and romance.

She currently has four paranormal romances published and loves to create fantasy jewelry with a whole line of pieces that are inspired by the stories she publishes and future ones she wants to publish someday.

  1. Elizabeth Guthrie Links

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/telizabeth.guthrie

Goodreads:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/17630523.T_Elizabeth _Guthrie

https://t-elizabeth-guthrie-author.jimdosite.com

 

Casia Courtier

When Casia isn’t perfecting a new story, she is rubbing elbows with great literary minds and soaking up their advice for her blog. She has been published in numerous anthologies and will soon have a full length novel(la) of her own. She enjoys dabbling in different genres, spending time with her family, and computer design.

Casia Courtier Links

casscourtier.wordpress.com/

http://www.instagram.com/casiacourtier

http://www.twitter.com/casiacourtier

http://www.facebook.com/casiacourtier.author

http://www.facebook.com/groups/casiacrew

 

Vanessa Ross

Vanessa Ross is a jack of all trades. She is an educator, counselor, service dog trainer, writer, mother, and wife. Her passion is aiding others that have fallen on hard times. She comes from a military family and loves her country. She started out as an avid reader because she was told she would not succeed as a reader due to her learning disabilities. Vanessa refuses to let her disabilities stop her and read 550 books the first year. Then she was told she could not write because she has dysgraphia, she had a new goal. She has published multiple books, in the paranormal romance and mythology genre. What is her next project you may ask, helping others achieve their dream? Through this journey Vanessa has met so many people that just need some help. She has started a non-profit publishing house, A Valkyrie’s Muse that focuses on helping new and veteran Arthurs navigate the world of self-publishing. She is currently running free writing workshops in Texas, for those that have been abused or have disabilities. Opening locations in other cities is currently in the works. To fund this altruistic venture, she gives 10% of her proceeds to the charity.

Vanessa Ross Links

Newsletter: https://vanessaross.us19.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=1760240f18c112bf9ba0692fd&id=68a80ee7d8

Website: http://bit.ly/2TJ5Eb4

Vanessa Ross Page:http://bit.ly/2AkpIax

Book Bub: http://bit.ly/2DEUDlr

Goodreads: http://bit.ly/2TKiPYW

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vanessa.ross.author/

Twitter: http://bit.ly/2QguzDP

Pinterest: http://bit.ly/2SdIF6k

 

 

Krystle Able

Krystle Able grew up and still lives in Central Illinois with her husband, three children and dog. Krystle knew she wanted to be a writer when she won a book making contest in summer daycare when she was 9 years old. After 10+ years in retail management, Krystle took the plunge into writing full time in 2015 when she and her husband began a content writing company called TypedIt. Krystle enjoys being a multi-genre author with releases planned in the dark romance, thriller, contemporary fiction, fantasy, and paranormal genres. Always a reader first, Krystle’s favorite hobbies include supporting and cultivating relationships in the indie publishing and small press publishing world, and talking about literature. She is currently finishing her BA in English Literature at University of Illinois Springfield.

Krystle Able links

http://www.krystleable.net

http://www.facebook.com/krystleableauthor

http://www.facebook.com/groups/krystlebookclub

http://www.instagram.com/krystleable

Expecting Ty’s Baby by Empi Baryeh

EXPECTING TY’S BABY BY EMPI BARYEH

 

Author: Empi Baryeh
Series: From Ghana With Love #2
Stand-Alone: yes
Publisher: Black Opal Books
Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Multicultural
Heat Level: Sensual
Cover Artist: Kim Killion
Release Date: March 30, 2019
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Abandoned by her father at a young age, beauty therapist, Patricia Owusu, has learned the hard way that men can’t be relied on. She’s determined to make it on her own without falling into the cultural trappings of marriage. However, when she finds herself pregnant after a torrid love affair with African-American financial consultant, Ty Webber, she discovers one man’s resolve to stick around.
 
When Ty discovers Patricia is carrying his baby, he offers marriage; because real men take responsibility for their actions. He isn’t prepared for Patricia’s stubborn determination to make it on her own. But nothing will prevent him from claiming his child or the woman he considers his.

 

Can Ty convince Patricia to take a chance on him to help provide a loving home for their baby, or will Patricia’s mistrust lead her to miss out on true love and rob her child of the type of father she never had?

 

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EXPECTING TY’S BABY © Empi Baryeh 2019

 

 

“I don’t need taking care of, you know,” Patricia said when they stepped outside. Her voice came out low, a whisper, which nonetheless projected in the still warmth of the night.

 

 
After several seconds without a response from him, she turned sideways. He stared ahead, his profile stoic. Finally, she heard his deep intake of breath.
 
He looked at her, and thunder might as well have struck after the flash of…annoyance? Impatience? Incredulity?
 
“Are you always on the defensive?”
 
Aggravation. Despite the balmy, breezeless air, Patricia shivered. Perhaps she should have been scared, but she wasn’t. Somehow, Ty didn’t strike her as the kind of man whose patience wore thin as easily as wind blew away flakes of cotton. Yet, she also realized she’d pushed a button or two between yesterday and today.
 
She began to say something, but her response staggered as she realized she didn’t know how to answer his question. She sighed. “It’s always been just me and my mum. I guess I’m simply used to having to stick up for myself.”
 
His look softened. “Trish, I know you’re a strong woman. Hell, it’s one of the things I admire about you. But did it occur to you I only wanted some alone time with you?”
 
She couldn’t help it. She giggled. “You could have just said so.”
 
“In that case, how about this?”
 
He faced her fully, subjecting her to a powerful blast of his magnetism. Electricity jolted through her, and she realized he’d touched her; warmth infused her body where his hands bracketed her waist.
 
The next instant, she was plastered against him, her soft abdomen privy to the state of his desire. His heated breath wafted over her face, a mix of him and the whiskey he’d had at dinner. An avalanche of sensations, fierce and unrelenting hit her in the gut.
 
Then the worst thing happened. The most embarrassing moment of her life.
 
She threw up.
 
On him.
 
For several seconds, she could only stare in horror at her dinner, now a less than palatable concoction splattered on Ty’s clothes and shoes.
 
He still held her as she doubled over, one hand on her shoulder, the other rubbing her back.
 
“Trish, what’s going on?” He pushed back a few strands of her braids hanging loose from the confines of her up do.
 
“I am so sorry,” she said.
 
“We need to get you to a hospital.”
 
Crap! Her stomach lurched again, and she figured out what had triggered the emesis. Thankfully, what came out the second time was minimal. She took in a deep breath, exhaling through her mouth. It seemed to help.
 
Ty held up the bottle of water he’d taken with him from dinner. “Here—”
 
“Please stop talking,” she gasped, turning away from him. “I need a minute.”
 
“This could be food poisoning. You need a doctor.”
 
“I don’t, and it’s not food poisoning. It’s the alcohol.”
 
“You didn’t drink.”
 
“No, but you did.”
 
His features assumed a frown, his confusion absolute. “You’re sick because I drank?”
 
“I’m not sick. I’m—”
 
She stopped abruptly, tossing different possible explanations in her head, all of them partial truths. No matter what anyone said, keeping quiet and outright lying were not the same. She wasn’t prepared to do the latter, but she’d spoilt her chances of doing the former.
 
“I’m…uh.”
 
His eyes narrowed. “You’re what?”
 
“I’m…”
 
Shiiit.
 
She couldn’t believe she was going to tell him. “I’m pregnant, Ty.”

 

 

 

 
“Well written, enchanting, and heart-warming, this is one romance fans should love.” – TAYLOR JONES (Reviewer)
 
 
“Poignant, charming, and full of wonderful characters, Expecting Ty’s Baby will warm your heart right down to your toes. A wonderful love story and a worthy addition to the series.” REGAN MURPHY (Reviewer)
 
 




 

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He didn’t do short-term relationships…
American ad exec, Thane Aleksander, doesn’t date co-workers either—until business takes him to Ghana, West Africa, and he meets Naaki. Now he’s at risk of breaking all the rules. Can he stop this headlong fall before it’s too late?
Until he met her!
Naaki Tabika has a burning need to prove, to herself and others, that she’s more than wife and mother material. To do so, she’s prepared to give up everything for her job. Meeting Thane, however, makes her want to get personal. But falling for her boss could destroy her career. Will she be willing to risk it all for the one thing that can make her truly happy?
Two divergent cultures, two different races, two career-driven professionals, only one chance at true love—will they find the faith to take it, or will their hearts be sacrificed on the altar of financial success?
 
ABOUT EMPI BARYEH

 

 

 

Empi Baryeh is the award-winning author of Most Eligible Bachelor (Book of the year, 2017 Ufere Awards). She writes sweet and sensual African, multicultural and interracial romance, which happens to be her favourite genres of romance to read. Her interest in writing started around the age of thirteen after she stumbled upon a YA story her sister had started and abandoned. The story fascinated her so much that, when she discovered it was unfinished, she knew she had to complete it. Somehow the rest of the story began to take shape in her mind and she’s been writing ever since. 

 

She lives in Accra, Ghana, with her husband and their two lovely kids.
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New Release: Christmas Joy by Samantha Jacobey

 

 

 

 

Christmas Joy (Sweet Christmas Series Book 4)

 

Samantha Jacobey

 

Genre: Contemporary Holiday Romance

 

Lavish Publishing

 

142 pages

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Life isn’t always sweet, even for girls called Candy.

 

Candice Parker married Gerald Ford on Christmas Eve two years ago following a massive blizzard. The year before that her family was left homeless when a fire burned their apartments to the ground. Fortunately, fireman Gary had been on call and led the team that rescued Lanelle and Dakota from the blaze.

 

Last year it all came to a head when Caroline joined their household as the nanny and housekeeper when she revealed the fire had been arson. Following the discovery, a sinister plot unfolded that almost killed them all.

 

To say Candy is dreading the arrival of this typically happy holiday would be an understatement.

 

However, she does have one thing going for her this year. Gary has convinced her to adopt rather than try for a baby of their own and a new addition will join their family just in time to change Candy’s view of Christmas forever.

 

Pushing through her self-doubts, Candy must embrace the desire within her to become Joylana’s mother and champion for life, but will she have the strength to be the mom she wants to be after all the hardships she and Daks have faced in the past?

 

 

 

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Christmas Joy (Sweet Christmas Series Book 4)

 

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Anyone who knows me could tell you, I am a friendly kind of person, never met a stranger and take up conversations anywhere at any time. I work hard, and my mind never seems to shut down, as I wake up often in the middle of the night with ideas pouring out and demanding to be dealt with. Of course that means much of my books were written in the middle of the night.

 

I grew up and still live in the great state of Texas where everything is bigger, where we have warm weather and a central location. I love my state, my town, and my family, which includes my four sons, my significant other, and many friends as well.

 

I have thoroughly enjoyed writing the books that are currently available and hope you will enjoy reading them just as much. And of course, there will be many more stories to come.

 

 

 

 

 

 

New Release: Wordplay by Andrew Boyd

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Andrew Boyd is a student of poetry, blogging, and story telling. Andrew became a self-published author on February 27, 2013. He is one who is honest to where he made people mad, yet they respect and respected what he had, have, and has to say.

 

A two-time kidney transplant recipient, Andrew is one who looks at the world in a way that gives and gave him perspective as to how his life would be shaped due to his medical experiences, as well as helping others by exuding inspiration and compassion to those around him.

 

He is a graduate of the Class of 1996 from Germantown-Lankenau Motivational Program Annex, where his writing prowess was born in the 10th Grade, and continued on while attending Arcadia University in 1996. After a writing hiatus in 1997, a trip to New York City in March 2010 reignited his passion for writing. While posting several of his writings on social media outlets, he also performs and performed spoken word poetry in the Philadelphia and New York areas. He is currently performing on Black Poetry Cafe’s (BPC) internet radio show “FEVER FRIDAYS”.

 

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Blurb

 

When the world needs your light, the supply is unlimited. When you need the world’s light, the service is disconnected. Shrouded in darkness, with not even a candle’s flicker to show the way, how does one heal?

 

Andrew Boyd’s result is to conduct his own Therapy Session. This fifth book in the WORDPLAY poetry series is a chronicle of crepuscules that Andrew has faced throughout his life, some unbeknownst to those who believed knew him best. What he hopes to accomplish through this psychoanalysis is the prescription to understanding, development and sustainable peace.

   

Excerpt

   

 

Hate

 

Sitting on the floor in front of a crowd, My legs are crossed Indian Style, Elbows on the knees. Head bowed down and temperament apparent, My microphone will melt with what I will say.

 

Hate is a strong word: never to be taken lightly. There are many who do not use the word when Expressing the feelings they have for others.

 

I Hate the fact that there is suffering, I Hate the fact that there are immoral people. I Hate that those who do the most harm are The ones worshipping under the steeple.

 

I Hate how they lie to innocent parties. I Hate that they rage on another. I Hate how they do not hold themselves accountable As they break the heart of their mother.

 

I Hate how people turned their backs to me. I Hate that they feel they are seen as priority one. I Hate that patience to them is a waste of time Yet they look to me to jump the gun.

 

I Hate how people say that they are by my side, Yet their actions speak louder than their words. I Hate the fact that they lied to me that way To the point where I show them my flock of birds.

 

I Hate that I trust some people early: I Hate that part about myself. There should be many people walking with shirts That read “Trusting me is bad for your health.”

 

I Hate this life that I live: I can only blame myself. I Hate that I placed myself in these situations: I Hate that I cannot see my worth and wealth.

 

To acknowledge that I Hate myself Tells me personally that I see more than I care to see. I need to stop hating the reflection in my mirror, If I am to change things around and about me.

   

Thank you

*Special Thanks to Monica F. Brown and Yasmin Correa for helping me with all things “WORDPLAY: Therapy Session”, from the inside of the covers to the cover itself*

New Release: Stronger by Sarah Greyson

NEW RELEASE
STRONGER by Sarah Greyson

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$1.99 on Kindle 

Synopsis
He swore he’d never love again. 
Haunted by the loss of his beloved fiancée at the hands of a terrorist cell, Ex Green Beret Rob Fabik doesn’t know how to let go. The sights and sounds of Lizzie’s death replay in his mind, consuming his thoughts and burying his heart. He fills his emptiness with work, drowns his memories with alcohol, and suppresses his loneliness with women.
Harvard University student Lola Sardis is a down-to-earth, rich girl who has grown tired of living under her father’s thumb. One night out with friends quickly turns into a nightmare as she is kidnapped from a busy Boston nightclub. Her nightmare intensifies as she learns that the Ortiz Cartel sells young, innocent girls into the sex-slave trade. 
Enter: The Unit 
The Unit’s mission is to rescue Lola from the nefarious clutches of the cartel. From the instant Rob lays eyes upon Lola, she awakens something deep inside of him, drawing out his protective nature.
Forced by circumstance under the same roof, Lola inspires Rob to grow stronger. Can Rob suppress his feelings for Lola as he carries out his mission? Will his guilt over his fiancée’s tragic death consume him? Can Rob save Lola from the greedy hands of the cartel? With so much at stake, only one thing is certain: while Lola and Rob are strong apart, they are stronger together.
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New Release: Lilith’s Dominion by Y. Correa

Blurb:

When Lilith fails to comply with the plans of Man and The Creator, she is punished to an existence that costs her the fruits of humanity. Every moment becomes a never ending spin cycle of memories mirroring profound loss, recalcitrant rage, and immeasurable suffering.

During a Halloween party at the Arcadia Chateau, the blue-green eyed brunette Jet leaves an impression which shatters the equilibrium of Lilith’s cloud of darkness. Is this a temporary aggravation or the start of a much needed resurrection—the fire of love in a heart iced with hurt?



Excerpt:

It is believed that before the Genesis of the human age, Adam had a wife … a first wife; Lilith.

Created from the same ground from which Adam was molded, Lilith proved to be a bit more than his subordinate.

She was his equal.

Legend has it that Lilith was strong willed, independent and unyielding. All of the things that Adam did not want in a wife.

Red hair, sensual curves and red-brown eyes, Lilith was voluptuousness in the form of a woman. Passion, ardent and burning vitality. Lilith considered herself Adam’s compeer in every way—second to none and nothing.

What Adam hated to admit was that Lilith was his weakness, his burning desire, and his fierce, iniquitous poison. As much as he wanted her, he also hated her. It was her authority that continually dominated him, and her lasciviousness that seduced him. He was less of a man when he was around her, yet he also could not feel more empowered.

Adam realized that his obsession with Lilith was a lecherous enthrallment and nothing more, for he could not love her. Neither could he be her master. This was the problem. Adam’s job was to be in control, to be the head. The leader of Lilith and all of their descendants. For this, the Creator had made him.

Yet, around her—Lilith—he was nothing more than a groveling, dribbling, insecure excuse for a man. She had him wrapped around her little finger, and this suited her just fine.

Adam, not so much.

This was not what the Creator had mandated. Not what he intended when making them both. He needed Adam—level headed and trustworthy—to be in charge. However, with the ever present seduction of Lilith, this wouldn’t be possible.


Something must be done.

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The sound of a single long nail clicking against a hardwood table was all that could be heard in the room. Why? Because all of the noise and commotion was in her head.

Voices, memories, flashing thoughts. Chaos!Nothing more and nothing less.

The upsurge of rampant thoughts caused her mouth to slap with thirst—suck her teeth in upheaval. Lilith’s thirst was soon to be quenched, she was certain. She’d already made the preparations. Yet, the riot that was Lilith’s unending trail of assaulting musings would probably never be quelled.


The light of night poked through the monumental stained glass windows. One ray in particular beamed across the room, perpendicular to its point of origin, then ricocheted from a mirror to shine a slender bright stream of yellow-orange light on the table. The thin beacon glowed not too far from where her hand tapped an agitated finger.

The room was enormous and regal, yet devoid of any exuberance. Filled with scarce furnishings—the mammoth hardwood table and the innumerable chairs that surrounded it. Old, decrepit paintings adorned the walls.

The air was stifling, consumed by the scent of mothballs, molded and aged wood.


How did I get here? Lilith’s thought, although in her mind, seemed to echo through the stretch of the empty room.


“Madam, your supper is ready,” squealed Lilith’s faithful attendant, though indubitably pitiful as he was, whilst walking in. The aged, wooden double doors screeched upon his opening them. Then, he closed them, without as much as a glimpse back. His skin had not seen the light of day in so long that it had lost its color. A peculiar shade of tan-gray, wrinkled and rough, was all that remained.

Throughout the years, Demetrius had become an old, dilapidated, fragile corpse of a man—feeble and haggard, yet faithful. Lilith considered that while his situation was different than hers, at least they shared the apathetic hue of their skin color, albeit not her extraordinary good looks.

“Bring it in, Demetrius. Leave it,” replied Lilith as she waved a hand in the air, with little to no regard whatsoever. Completely detached from human emotion and void of fascination. She couldn’t help herself. All her vitality had been lost eons ago.

“Yes, Madam,” responded Demetrius, then nodded his head and bowed out of the room. Seconds later he pulled in a frightened brunette, who was so dismayed that she’d lost all fight and merely shivered and sobbed uncontrollably. Demetrius, grabbed a handful of the girl’s hair and tossed her on the ground in front of Lilith. “Your supper my lady.” he said subserviently, then bowed out of the room once more.

Lilith wasted no time whatsoever and with the blink of an eye had the girl trapped, her fangs sunk into the girl’s main artery. The one located between the thighs—Lilith had long since grown tired of the neck. It was too convenient and she craved a bit of excitement, rare as it was.

Moments later, the girl’s life blood had been drained and all that remained was a naked, pale carcass.

Lilith stood to her feet uneventfully, sighed deeply, dusted her hands and then took a seat once again in her favorite chair.
With that, her mind whirled into its turbulent incongruity yet again.

http://www.amazon.com/Liliths-Dominion-Novelette-Y-Correa-ebook/dp/B01D0I845G/
Author Bio:


Y. Correa is a literary seductress, luring one in with her talent of Romancing the Words, keeping one hypnotized with dynamic characters, and stimulating one with engaging narrative voices, strong plots, and epic conflicts. Her writes are as complex and as distinct as her person; a delightful combination of eclectic and antiquated. Therefore, the mere mention of fitting into one set genre is laughable. The multi-genre decadence is where she showcases her magnificence.
Some of Y. Correa’s works include Historical Fiction “MarcoAntonio & Amaryllis”, Sci-Fi Mashup “Earth 8-8-2: The Genesis Project”, Sci-Fi Fiction series “A.L.O.M” and short stories such as “Ryan”, “Loving … them!” and “The G. Particle”.

Ms. Correa has also been in several short story anthologies and is the Founder/Creator of All Authors Publications and Promotions whose subsidiaries are:

  • All Authors Magazine
  • All Authors Graphic Design
  • All Authors Publishing House
    and
  • All Authors Certificate of Excellence
Links:
“Lilith’s Dominion” on Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5129204.Y_Correa

Author Website: http://ycorrea.net

New Release: A Musician’s Tale

A Musician’s Tale is an anthology that consists of interviews with musicians. Since R&RSMS published a book that talks about how music affects those who listen, the founder decided to do one about how it affects the ones who create music. All proceeds from the anthology will be donated to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

Summary:

An artist’s life is never easy. From the very beginning, they’re face with struggles of criticism and self-doubt, making the lifestyle difficult.

But from the ashes, they will rise.

Despite all the negative they face, they use it to their advantage, using it to fuel their artistic side. We use music to escape. So do those who write or play music, creating the sounds we love the most.

A Musician’s Tale – Telling their stories.


Rock & Roll Saved My Soul publishes anthologies in which all proceeds goes to different charities. They are looking for submissions for several different anthologies right now, so feel free to head over to the Facebook page and go to the Submissions Call album if you’re interested in helping them out by writing a story. They’ve published ones about domestic violence, bullying, rescuing animals, helping others out, and music saving lives so far. They’ll also publish books or short stories as long as all proceeds goes to charity. 

Rock & Roll Saved My Soul’s anthologies:

Rock & Roll Saved My Soul Volume One:
US: http://goo.gl/wEf7b1
UK: http://goo.gl/A8G1oS

Rock & Roll Saved My Soul Volume Two:
US: http://goo.gl/fbC3T1
UK: http://goo.gl/GuOAXI

The Concert Experience: 
US: http://goo.gl/7CnaCD
UK: http://goo.gl/3mHtgi

Dark Fantasia:
US: http://goo.gl/XjgZjO
UK: http://goo.gl/GfG0l6

Random Acts of Kindness:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Random-Acts-Kindness-Saved-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00KXFTQIY
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Random-Acts-Kindness-Saved-Anthology-ebook/dp/B00KXFTQIY

Fighting Chance:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Fighting-Chance-Kate-Marie-Robbins-ebook/dp/B015LDXETE
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Fighting-Chance-Kate-Marie-Robbins-ebook/dp/B015LDXETE

Rescue Me: Stories of Hope:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Rescue-Me-Stories-Renee-Jean-ebook/dp/B00OY9AEA4
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Rescue-Me-Stories-Renee-Jean-ebook/dp/B00OY9AEA4

Authors Against Bullying Volume One:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Authors-Against-Bullying-Bree-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B00O2BTXPQ
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Authors-Against-Bullying-Bree-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B00O2BTXPQ

Authors Against Bullying Volume Two:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Authors-Against-Bullying-Bree-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B0106TCO2Q
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Authors-Against-Bullying-Bree-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B0106TCO2Q

Books Rock & Roll Saved My Soul has published:

Behind Closed Doors:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Behind-Closed-Doors-Marie-Robbins-ebook/dp/B015JRFTSQ 
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Ebooks-Behind-Closed-Doors-Marie-Robbins-ebook/dp/B015JRFTSQ

Finding Rachel:
US: http://www.amazon.com/Finding-Rachel-Brianna-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B015LEKCGG
UK: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Finding-Rachel-Brianna-Vanderland-ebook/dp/B015LEKCGG

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Rescue Me: https://www.facebook.com/Rescue-Me-Animal-Anthology-1382765645296256?hc_location=ufi
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