My Melancholic Diary – FREE June 25 to 27

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My Melancholic Diary


A Metaphysical/Fantasy/Teen & Young Adult Book
by Iva Kenaz



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A young girl and a fictional character learn to become the true heroes of their stories.

Fourteen-year-old Lisa is an incorrigible romantic obsessed with a hero from a medieval novel she’s been reading: honourable guard Tertius. Eventually, Tertius starts to manifest in Lisa’s life and the two melancholic souls begin helping each other with their romantic dilemmas. Lisa finds herself drawn to her scoundrelly classmate and Tertius longs to reunite with the love of his life despite the depressingly written destiny. Besides losing herself in fiction, Lisa also wishes to reconcile with her father, an erratic painter whose crazy mind always finds something out-of-ordinary to focus on.

Though the title may seem dark, the story is mainly about creating your own reality, re-writing what you dislike about your past and start writing a brighter future.





Interview with Samantha Gillespie

Samantha Gillespie
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Samantha Gillespie


Author of:
The Kingdom Within
YA Medieval Romance


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Samantha Gillespie_The Kingdom WithinPrincess Meredith’s eighteenth birthday is fast approaching, but unlike other girls, she is not looking forward to it. Upon her coming of age, she is to marry the prince of Alder, the most powerful kingdom in the world. Though the idea of marriage to a complete stranger is appalling, she knows she has no choice. Without the marriage contract, Stonefall’s alliance with Alder will be lost, and her people will be safe no longer; Theros, King of Talos, has set his eyes of conquest on Stonefall and he wants Meredith dead.

Connor, an elite soldier entrusted with Meredith’s safety, arrives at the palace just as things begin to take a turn for the worst. Together, they will embark on a journey of survival, in which Meredith will find that the only thing she never prepared for was falling in love.


Samantha Gillespie

Samantha is a creative, helpless romantic who was born in Mexico, where she grew up with her family until they returned to the States when Samantha was eleven. An avid reader from a young age, Samantha finally gave into her passion for writing, making her debut with The Kingdom Within.

Samantha considered pursuing a degree in English Literature while in college but despite encouragement from family and friends, she opted for a more practical career in Business. Now, with the publication of her first book under her belt, she occasionally questions that decision. Samantha currently lives in Houston, TX, and besides being a sucker for romance, she has a soft spot for helpless kittens, and all things Pride & Prejudice.



Several exciting events are on the horizon for Samantha’s fans. Some will take place at a real castle! Here are some ways that you can stay connected. Don’t miss out on all of the treats to come for Samantha’s fans.

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Knight Assassin – YA Teen Historical Fantasy


Knight Assassin
(Entangled Teen)

by Rima Jean


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Seventeen-year-old Zayn has special powers she cannot control—powers that others fear and covet. Powers that cause the Templar Knights to burn Zayn’s mother at the stake for witchcraft.


When a mysterious stranger tempts Zayn to become the first female member of the heretical Assassins, the chance to seek her revenge lures her in. She trains to harness her supernatural strength and agility, and then enters the King of Jerusalem’s court in disguise with the assignment to assassinate Guy de Molay, her mother’s condemner.


But once there, she discovers Earic Goodwin, the childhood friend who still holds her heart, among the knights—and his ocean-blue eyes don’t miss a thing. Will vengeance be worth the life of the one love she has left?



Meet the Author: Rima Jean

Rima JeanRima Jean received a degree in archaeology from the University of Pennsylvania. After a dismal law school experience, she floundered a bit before accepting her calling: storytelling. She resides in Houston with her wonderful husband and two beautiful daughters, where she writes, edits, and dabbles in digital art.

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FREE – Growing Pains of a Teenage Werewolf # 1 Blood


 Growing Pains of a Teenage Werewolf
# 1 Blood

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Blood will have blood. Romeo and Juliet.
Two teenagers madly in love. 

Growing Pains of a Teenage Werewolf
 follows two adolescents madly in love facing the usual problems of growing up. Young love never burned so bright, so beautiful or so dangerously. Think of Romeo and Juliet but with a difference.
Mark Clanthorpe and Mercedes Eventide are, on the face of it, ordinary teenagers but both boy and girl are astonishingly beautiful with movie star looks and figures to match. Mark is tall for his age and apart from his beauty he appears to be a normal 17 year old except that he is very clever. Mercedes, like many 16 year old girls, could be anything from 13 to 25. She too is exceptionally clever. The other thing these beautiful people have in common is that they are the off spring of single parents both living with their respective mothers.
Mark has a mysterious past that he is slowly finding out about. Mercedes, on the other hand, is fully aware of her origins and knows that any relationship with Mark is doomed. Irresistibly drawn to each other the two protagonists start on a journey together that is to end in a totally unexpected way.
Growing Pains of a Teenage Werewolf is both a realistic portrayal of teenagers in love and a heart pounding chiller of a horror thriller romance.



The Monsterjunkies – An American Family Odyssey
YA Fiction * Fantasy * Teen Issues * Bullying


The Monsterjunkies

An American Family Odyssey

YA Fiction  *  Fantasy   *     Teens
Self Esteem   *    Bullying  


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Tucked away in a remote cul-de-sac on the Maine coast is a place where the strange is normal, and the bizarre, is everyday. This is a place, where, if you do not have an open mind, you will loose your mind in its reality and truths. This is the home of The Monsterjunkies, An American Family Odyssey.

Residing at this place, twelve year old Crow and his fourteen year old sister, Indigo , along with their friends go down a reality curve to arrive at the harsh truth of the indelible hurt bullying, emotional abuse and prejudice can foster. The family faces ignorance combined with aggression at every step as they try to build a life for themselves in the home of their ancestors.

We are all MonsterJunkies and wear masks during our daily lives, in school, during work, hanging out with friends, imitating, being people who we look up to and admire, or those we want to be. It is those people who take off their masks and show the real person inside who are the ones that truly find the meaning of their lives.

The Monsterjunkies an American Family Odyssey, defines growing up through a cast of quirky yet engaging characters who also experience the same anxieties as any other family, enduring the issues that portend ‘coming of age.’ Not all angst and agony, it marks a clear path to the ultimate form of acceptance, the approbation of self.



Meet the Author – Erik Daniel Shein

erik sheinErik Daniel Shein was born Erik Daniel Stoops, November 18th 1966 He is an American writer, and film producer, screenwriter, voice actor, animator, entrepreneur, entertainer, and philanthropist, Pet enthusiast and animal health advocate . He is the author and co author of over 30 nonfiction and fiction books whose writings include six scientific articles in the field of herpetology. His children’s book, “The Forgotten Ornament” is a Christmas classic, and was endorsed by Hollywood legends Mickey and Jan Rooney.

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Dawn Island – A Young Adult Fantasy Novel

Dawn Island

A Young Adult Fantasy Novel

by Emma-Louise Marriott

“My brain was saying one thing and my heart was saying another. One thing they both agreed on: war would either be the making or breaking of me.”

Darla Stone is an ordinary seventeen year old who finds that her life is not so nuclear after all when she discovers that she has the power to control the elements. Not only that, but she must become a powerful force in a long-raging war between the Night Worshippers and the Soldiers of the Light. In order to protect her family, she emigrates to Dawn Island where battle, danger and romance awaits. But ruthlessly training to save the human race could end her life.

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Meet the Author:  Emma-Louise Marriott

Emma-Louise studies English Literature at City College Plymouth. In her spare time, she can be seen attempting to master her abysmal guitar skills and procrastinating over her next novel. She has a passion for all things Oscar Wilde and is a self-professed book addict.

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New Young Adult Paranormal Romance by KaSonndra Leigh

Dark Seraphine

by KaSonndra Leigh

A Young Adult Paranormal Romance


“Mom always says the angels walk among us. She forgot to tell me that sometimes they’re not all fluffy and nice.”

Seventeen-year-old Caleb Wood has seen people he calls the walkers since he was a baby. It didn’t take long for him to realize something…no one can see these strangers but him. They never stuck around or tried to touch him. And they never said a word. That was until one day on the first day of class in his senior year when an incredibly gorgeous girl strolls into his life…and things are never the same again.

Soon Caleb realizes he has stepped into the middle of a growing conflict between two ancient groups. And his ability to see the invisible ones, the half-breeds that want to modify the human race, just might be the only hope both he and the mysterious, but infuriating, Gia, have of making it out alive.



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Meet the Author: KaSonndra Leigh

KaSonndra Leigh was born in Charlotte, North Carolina. She now lives in the City of Alchemy and Medicine, North Carolina. She likes to write about people of all ages doing fantastical things in magical worlds. Her two sons have made her promise to write a boy book next.

She loves to play CLUE, Monopoly (the Indiana Jones version), and Pandora’s Box (good writer’s block therapy). She lives in an L-shaped house with a garden dedicated to her grandmother. It has a secret library complete with fairies, Venetian plastered walls, and a desk made out of clear blue glass.

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Interview with Astrid Yrigollen – Author of His Black Wings

Welcome to the Prelaunch of:
His Black Wings

Interview with Author:   Astrid Yrigollen

Coming November 2012 

For fans of Beauty and the Beast and Jane Eyre,”His Black Wings”, is set in the future during a Victorian era revival.”

Claren Maidstone has been forced to flee her childhood home after the death of her parents and a vicious assault from a sadistic young man who intends to marry her. Claren changes her identity and finds employment as an assistant to the handsome Fredrick Lowood, a generous yet mysterious benefactor. However, she soon finds out his generosity comes at a price. Fredrick wishes for Claren to befriend his disfigured son who resides in seclusion at their estate, Westwind.

Fredrick Lowood knows what the history books do not teach, that the Grand Council built this new world of peace and beauty on hidden blood and greed. He has plotted for years to bring down the family that enslaved his own people. Suddenly, he has the last living heir in his grasp.

Etrigan Lowood rejects the world that forces him to hide. He is powerful, plagued with a terrible dark beauty: WINGS. It is these wings that carry him out only at night to watch the unwanted intruder in his home. A creature of refined instinct yet little social grace, he is strangely captivated by Claren but knows nothing of how her family’s dark past is intertwined with his own . Through their blossoming friendship, Etrigan realizes he still retains his human heart and yearns for Claren’s love.

Kurten Wandsworth is the only son of the Mayor of St.Marhen. Kurten lives his life fueled by cruelty and lust. Whatever he wants he takes and he wants Claren to be his wife even if it kills her. Scarred by Claren he hunts her down mercilessly until he can set a trap which she will never be able to escape from.

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Meet the Author: Astrid Yrigollen

Astrid is a native of the Bay area of California and currently resides in Marin County. Astrid started writing stories for her friends in elementary school. She channeled her love of story writing and telling into creating video games for PC’s while in high school which were featured in Shareware magazines.  

In the early 90’s she secured a position with International Video game giant, Sega of America, but never lost her love for writing in traditional format. After leaving the video game industry, she became a boutique fashion designer for people ‘who like to dress like their dolls’, successfully placing her designs in boutiques in Europe, the U.S, and Australia.

She founded and now co-chairs with her husband – the California Coast Ball Jointed Doll Convention an annual event for Japanese Super Dollfie Collectors.

She now enjoys writing Young Adult and Children’s books. She is the author of: The Doughnut Tree, The Zombie Playground, and The Mosswoods to name a few.  Her new book due out in November 2012, “His Black Wings” is currently having a giveaway for copies of the book, posters, journals and more all with a great Anime cover, which Astrid is a avid fan of.

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Boone: The Ordinary ~ Christian Teen- YA Adventure


Boone: The Ordinary

Christian Teen- YA Adventure
by Lauren H. Brandenburg

Boone Tackett is okay with ordinary. He has eaten at the same restaurant, had the same friends and attended the same church for as long as he could remember. When a most out of the ordinary daydream takes him into the reality of a small town legend, he is faced with a quest for truth that forces him to question the life he has always known. With his childhood friends Case and Wayne, along with the new girl Noel Peterson, Boone finds himself using hidden symbols to unearth a secret from long ago. They must use the clues disguised in the symbols to lead them on an epic journey of adventure to a forgotten world that will set Boone face to face with an enemy and a decision that could change his ordinary life forever.

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Meet the Author: Lauren H. Brandenburg

Christian YA Fiction Author Lauren H. BrandenburgLauren H. Brandenburg is the creative director for 1eighty Ministries ( and founder of The Esther Project. As a former English teacher Lauren has combined her love for the written word with a desire to see the love of Christ shown to those in need locally and globally. Lauren and her husband, Jamie, live in Waynesville, Ohio with their children Kensington and Jackson. Boone: The Ordinary is her first novel, and is the first of a three part series.

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FREE TODAY! The Pineville Heist – BestSelling Thriller!
Soon to Become a Movie !

The Pineville Heist:
The little indie book that attracted a big movie star


The Pineville Heist is a #1 Bestselling Thriller that hit #3 overall on the Amazon Best Sellers’ list and was just optioned as a feature movie.

Award-winning Writer/Director Lee Chambers signed Booboo Stewart (Seth Clearwater from the ‘Twilight movies’) for the lead role of Aaron Stevens.

What is it about? Aaron witnesses a murder after a botched bank robbery . He ends up with bag of stolen money and is then hunted down inside his high school.

“It has lots of action which I really enjoyed reading,” noted Booboo Stewart.

In the last year over 40,000 people have downloaded The Pineville Heist attracting fans from all over the world.


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