Authors For Oklahoma ~ Update 3

0fb8d-set7We have had some positive results for the Authors For Oklahoma initiative. We’ve decided to extend the deadline once again, to the 16th of August.

We’re asking people to continue to spread the word, and to go through the six blogs detailing the bundles of books being raffled off in benefit for the Red Cross. It’s a good cause, and a ten dollar donation gets you a shot at these bundles. The links are below. We’re also asking you to tweet these blogs, with the various tags also listed below.

First, our Crowdrise link:

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

Make a donation through there, and come on back to these blogs (it might be easiest just to comment in these update blogs) as to which bundle you prefer. It’s a good cause, and there remains a need in the area around Moore, Oklahoma, for continued assistance by the Red Cross since the tornado this summer.

Here are our six blogs listing the contents of the book bundles:

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundle-1/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-4-6/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-7-9-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-10-12-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-13-15/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-16-18/

You can also find our Facebook page here:

https://www.facebook.com/AuthorsForOklahoma

And here are our tags to be used for Tweeting this update or any of the earlier posts; please spread the word and let people know this is still going on. It’s a worthy cause, and the need is still there.

#AuthorsForOklahoma #MooreTornado #AmericanRedCross

Authors For Oklahoma #Giveaway Donate $10 and stand a chance to win a book basket

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors For Oklahoma ~ Update 2

04

The administrators behind the Authors For Oklahoma initiative are extending our deadline one final time, to Friday, August 9th, 2013. We thought we would update the page and give any further opportunities for people to look through the bundles, which will be listed below, with links for the six blog sets. We’ll also have Twitter tags for you to make use of while tweeting the links.

We had a very good response from authors who donated their books and ebooks to the cause, a benefit for the American Red Cross as they’ve worked in the area around Moore, Oklahoma, in the wake of the tornado early in the summer. However, the book raffle response has not been as expected. At this point, instead of what we had hoped to raise, a mere seventy dollars has been contributed to the Red Cross through our Crowdrise link.

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

Needless to say, this has been very discouraging for us. Authors freely gave their work to us, and we’ve put a lot of effort into the initiative, but it seems that the response has been lackluster.  Under the terms of the raffle we set up, ten dollar donations to the Red Cross through that link would get the donor a chance for the book set of their choice. We wanted those donors to identify the set they were interested in, with email information either in the comment or sent along to us privately. At this point, with eighteen sets in all, those who have donated are automatically getting a set. If we can muster a response from others in the next week, so much the better, at least those funds will be going to the Red Cross and the donors get a set of books out of it. If not, we  might have to consult with the Red Cross, perhaps send along the extra sets to the library system in Moore, something suitable along those lines.

We’re asking you to step up. The Red Cross is a good cause, and it still needs help for those whose lives have been so drastically affected this summer. Go through the contents of the six blogs listed below, make a donation to the Red Cross through the Crowdrise link above, and leave us a comment here as to what interests you.

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundle-1/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-4-6/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-7-9-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-10-12-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-13-15/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-16-18/

Go through these, check out the bundles, and please follow through. Let other people know about it. Check out our Facebook page, and pass that along to others:

https://www.facebook.com/groups/wmdistraction/permalink/502076376546791/#!/AuthorsForOklahoma

Tweet this update, and those links. And if you can use these tags, we’d appreciate it.

#AuthorsForOklahoma #MooreTornado #AmericanRedCross

Or this Tweet tag, in addition to any of the links:

Authors For Oklahoma #Giveaway Donate $10 and stand a chance to win a book basket

 

 

Authors For Oklahoma Update

0f5d5-set7

We thought we’d take a bit of time today to update things here for the Authors For Oklahoma venture. We’ve decided to extend things by another week, to July 29th, in our venture to benefit the American Red Cross as they’ve been working to help people affected by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma.

We’re not up where we need to be, so we need you to go through the previous six blogs (links to follow) and choose from among the book bundles. A lot of good writers have donated books to the cause, and we still need more people to make donations to the Red Cross through our Crowdrise link.

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

Here’s what you need to know about it:

This is a giveaway for 10 dollar donations to The American Red Cross, for Moore Oklahoma. This will run through to July 29th. One can make as many donations as they wish since your names will be drawn at the end. We also ask that you let us know what bundle or bundles you are interested in along with your email address. Also, please make your donation in the Crowdrise link before the comment boxes. This lets us know immediately that you’ve made your donation.

And so here are the six blogs we’ve got in place, from WordPress:

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundle-1/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/06/28/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-4-6/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-7-9-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/10/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-10-12-2/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/12/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-13-15/

https://wmdgroup.wordpress.com/2013/07/14/authors-for-oklahoma-book-bundles-16-18/

Take another look at everything; it’s a good cause, and a great selection of book bundles from a variety of authors. We would also appreciate it if you can help us continue to spread the word. Copy and paste, and start tweeting these tweets, to let people know about this.

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/06/raffle-bundles-1-3.html

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/06/raffle-buncles-4-6.html

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/07/raffle-bundles-7-9.html

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/07/raffle-bundles-10-12_10.html

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/07/raffle-bundles-13-15.html

#AuthorsForOklahoma#MooreTornado#AmericanRedCross#http://writersofmassdistraction.blogspot.ca/2013/07/raffle-bundles-16-18.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

Authors For Oklahoma ~ Book Bundles 16-18

In our final Authors For Oklahoma post, we unveil the last three sets in our series of books being raffled off in benefit for the American Red Cross in the aftermath of the Moore Oklahoma tornado. Check these book sets out, and follow the instructions through the Crowdrise link at the bottom for further details…

16Book Set #16

Norma Beishir, Alexander’s Empire

Romance-mystery, ebook

Alexander Kiriakis was a modern conqueror. The only living son of one of the most powerful men in Europe, he was accustomed to wealth and power. But Alexander’s life was a lie. The key to his past lay in the terrifying nightmares that had troubled him since childhood….
Meredith Courtney was a successful TV journalist. The only woman Alexander had ever really loved, she unknowingly held the key to the truth about his past….
Alexander had made enemies in business and in his personal life. Now, one of them was out to destroy him and the empire he controlled. Would the sins of the past ruin him…or save him?

Mary Yungeberg, Consummate Betrayal

Thriller, paperback

FBI Special Agent Rowan Milani doesn’t expect his life to be turned upside down when he arrives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for an Anti-Terrorism Task Force operation. But the clandestine side of his life catches up with him as he circumvents the target on his back one too many times.

Tabatha McGowan, The Tied Man

Erotica- contemporary fiction, ebook

Lilith Bresson, an independent, successful young artist, is forced to travel from her home in Spain to the wild borderlands of northern England, to repay her feckless father’s latest debt by painting a portrait of the enigmatic Lady Blaine Albermarle. On her first night at Albermarle Hall she meets Finn Strachan, Blaine’s ‘companion’, a cultured and hauntingly beautiful young man who seems to have it all. But Lilith has an artist’s eye, and a gift for seeing what lies beneath the skin.  She soon discovers that Blaine is more gaoler than lover, and if the price is right, depravity has no limits. In a dark, modern twist to an age-old story, Lilith Bresson proves that sometimes it’s the princess who needs to become the rescuer. Please note that this storyline contains depictions of drug abuse, violence and non-consensual sex.

Tammy Vreeland, Class Reunion

Tonya has just received a phone call from Darla, an old school mate, asking her to come to a class reunion. Feeling guilty about leaving and never looking back Tonya decides to go. The reunion is all about catching up with old friends. One friend though, is quite upset with the different paths people chose after graduation. They feel it is their duty to keep the reputation of the class and school intact. Through the years they had done exactly that. Now with the reunion coming up, it is the perfect time to deal with many of the classmates in one night. It’s a simple concept, they plan on using the different types of kills Tonya uses in her current book “Classmates” to make their own statement. This will take suspicion off of them and place it on what may simply be a fan of Tonya’s making a point. Only the classmates themselves will know the true identity of the killer, but by then it will be too late!

Lucy Pireel, Bound

Erotica, ebook

A young, successful woman finds herself attracted to a man who is known for his promiscuity. She has no idea he wishes to play with her the way she wants him to. While working together, they become closer. When she dares to reveal her wishes, he only only asks her if she’s ready to say ‘please’.  After she does, the games begin. But where will they end?

Lucy Pireel, Red Gone Bad

Short stories, adult fairy tales, ebook

Once upon a time … Little Red Riding Hood took matters in her own hands. And the miller’s daughter struck a flawed deal with Rumpelstiltsken. In these–and two more–twisted fairy tales there are no happy endings and you’ll find out those heroines are not what you might expect from them. Parents, read them but let the children keep their dreams

17Book Set #17

Shelly Arkon, Secondhand Shoes

Comedy-paranormal, paperback

The shoes didn’t fit. It was an omen.
Eighteen year old psychic-medium-germ-a-phobe Lila should have listened to her ghostly Gram’s advice the morning of her wedding, “Take off that dress and those shoes. And run.” En route to the honeymoon, she decides to listen after too many disagreements with her groom. It doesn’t pay to go along to make everyone happy. Still in her wedding dress and shoes, she escapes out a diner’s bathroom window into the Florida woods despite her fear of snakes and germs with her dead Gram’s direction.
So she begins a journey of finding her inner strength, putting her on a deadly run from her psychotic groom and his deranged friends.Will she ever get past her fear of germs and snakes? Will she survive her honeymoon?

Norma Beishir, Angels At Midnight

Suspense-thriller, ebook

Ashley Hollister’s fairy-tale world fell apart when she lost custody of her only child. Collin Deverell’s vast inheritance was all but destroyed by his devious twin brother. Together, Ashley and Collin vowed to reclaim what was rightfully theirs.

Norma Beishir, Final Hours

Thriller-science fiction, ebook

If you knew your life would end in thirty-six hours, how would you spend it? Jamie Randall is a man who had everything…or so he thought. He’s not only face-to-face with his own mortality, but with all the mistakes he’s ever made…and what they’ve cost him….

Norma Beishir, Alexander’s Empire

Romance-mystery, ebook

Alexander Kiriakis was a modern conqueror. The only living son of one of the most powerful men in Europe, he was accustomed to wealth and power. But Alexander’s life was a lie. The key to his past lay in the terrifying nightmares that had troubled him since childhood….
Meredith Courtney was a successful TV journalist. The only woman Alexander had ever really loved, she unknowingly held the key to the truth about his past….
Alexander had made enemies in business and in his personal life. Now, one of them was out to destroy him and the empire he controlled. Would the sins of the past ruin him…or save him?

Norma Beishir and Collin Beishir, Chasing The Wind

Supernatural-thriller, ebook

Who is Connor Mackenzie? Is he the result of an experiment that should never have been undertaken…or is he the prophet foretold by an ancient text discovered in the Sinai wilderness? Around the globe, children are being abducted. All of them are between the ages of five and six, all conceived by in vitro fertilization, and all extraordinarily gifted. In the Sinai, archaeologist Lynne Raven searches for proof of the Exodus and finds a papyrus proclaiming the emergence of a prophet sent to defeat the darkness that threatens to consume the world. In London, a powerful cartel manipulates politicians and industrialists and controls a think tank with an unthinkable agenda. One thing connects them all: the truth about Connor Mackenzie.

Tarah Scott, My Highland Love

Historical fiction- romance, ebook

How does a woman tell her betrothed that she murdered her first husband? Shipwrecked in the Scottish Highlands, American heiress Elise Kingston quietly plans revenge for the deaths of her daughter and the brother who sacrificed his life to save her. When Marcus MacGregor, Marquess of Ashlund, returns to his Highland home to discover a stunning American woman has been taken in by his clan, his attraction is instant and he resolves to make her his–no matter what secret she’s keeping. Elise is shocked by her need for Marcus and, too late, discovers that her feelings make him a target of her enemy–a man powerful enough to destroy even a Scottish nobleman.

Tarah Scott, My Highland Lord

Historical fiction-romance, ebook

London Heiress kidnapped by the Marquess of Ashlund, read the headlines. Yet no one tried to save her. Phoebe Wallington was seven years old when a mass assassination attempt rocked Regency England. Her father was the only accused traitor to elude capture. Now as a grown woman and a British spy, she is no closer to learning what really happened that day. Phoebe’s quest for the truth takes a sudden turn when she’s kidnapped by a suspected traitor. But Kiernan MacGregor, the Marquess of Ashlund, may not live long enough to stand trial. Someone wants him dead. And Phoebe stands in the killer’s way.

18Book Set #18

DeAnna Felthauser, A Million Wishes

Romance, ebook

Mikayla Johnson… Growing up in a poor, abusive household after her father is killed in a car wreck; Mikayla had very few things in life that gave her joy. Her writing, the old oak tree, her big brother Callum and her childhood crush Noah. Could he help her heal from her past and give her the family she has always wanted? Noah Cane… Noah is a Navy seal war hero coming home to the Georgia peach plantation he was raised on to recover from losing his leg in war. His heart was stolen by Mikayla the moment they met under a peach tree where she was stealing peaches off his parent’s property. Can she help him heal from his injuries and give him something worth fighting for?

DeAnna Felthauser, Reflecting On Wishes

Romance, ebook

Six years ago, Dakota was adopted by Noah and Mikayla Cane. Even with a close-knit, loving family, nothing prepared him for falling head-over-heels in love with Angel Vega. When a game of cat and mouse begins between the pair, Dakota is persistent in what he wants. It may take him months to win her over, but he knows she is worth the effort. Deemed the Latina Goddess of the race track, Angel is a Pro-Stock Motorcycle racer that has been burned by love more than once. Letting down her walls and believing in a man again, was the last thing on her mind. Just as Angel finds herself falling for the ruggedly handsome Dakota, tragedy strikes and shatters her racing dreams. Devastated, Angel retreats into a world of doubt, fear and broken dreams. Will Dakota do as she wants and walk away, or will he be the strength she needs and fight for the girl that owns his heart?

Norma Beishir and Collin Beishir, Chasing The Wind

Supernatural-thriller, ebook

Who is Connor Mackenzie? Is he the result of an experiment that should never have been undertaken…or is he the prophet foretold by an ancient text discovered in the Sinai wilderness? Around the globe, children are being abducted. All of them are between the ages of five and six, all conceived by in vitro fertilization, and all extraordinarily gifted. In the Sinai, archaeologist Lynne Raven searches for proof of the Exodus and finds a papyrus proclaiming the emergence of a prophet sent to defeat the darkness that threatens to consume the world. In London, a powerful cartel manipulates politicians and industrialists and controls a think tank with an unthinkable agenda. One thing connects them all: the truth about Connor Mackenzie.

Norma Beishir, Final Hours

Thriller-science fiction, ebook

If you knew your life would end in thirty-six hours, how would you spend it? Jamie Randall is a man who had everything…or so he thought. He’s not only face-to-face with his own mortality, but with all the mistakes he’s ever made…and what they’ve cost him….

Norma Beishir, Angels At Midnight

Suspense-thriller, ebook

Ashley Hollister’s fairy-tale world fell apart when she lost custody of her only child. Collin Deverell’s vast inheritance was all but destroyed by his devious twin brother. Together, Ashley and Collin vowed to reclaim what was rightfully theirs.

Norma Beishir, Alexander’s Empire

Romance-mystery, ebook

Alexander Kiriakis was a modern conqueror. The only living son of one of the most powerful men in Europe, he was accustomed to wealth and power. But Alexander’s life was a lie. The key to his past lay in the terrifying nightmares that had troubled him since childhood….
Meredith Courtney was a successful TV journalist. The only woman Alexander had ever really loved, she unknowingly held the key to the truth about his past….
Alexander had made enemies in business and in his personal life. Now, one of them was out to destroy him and the empire he controlled. Would the sins of the past ruin him…or save him?

Shelly Arkon, Secondhand Shoes

Comedy-paranormal, paperback

The shoes didn’t fit. It was an omen.
Eighteen year old psychic-medium-germ-a-phobe Lila should have listened to her ghostly Gram’s advice the morning of her wedding, “Take off that dress and those shoes. And run.” En route to the honeymoon, she decides to listen after too many disagreements with her groom. It doesn’t pay to go along to make everyone happy. Still in her wedding dress and shoes, she escapes out a diner’s bathroom window into the Florida woods despite her fear of snakes and germs with her dead Gram’s direction.
So she begins a journey of finding her inner strength, putting her on a deadly run from her psychotic groom and his deranged friends.Will she ever get past her fear of germs and snakes? Will she survive her honeymoon?

Our Crowdrise Link:

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

This is a giveaway for 10 dollar donations to The American Red Cross, for Moore Oklahoma.
This will run through to July 22nd. One can make as many donations as they wish since your names will be drawn at the end. We also ask that you let us know what bundle or bundles you are interested in along with your email address. Also, please make your donation in the Crowdrise link before the comment boxes. This lets us know immediately that you’ve made your donation.

Authors For Oklahoma ~ Book Bundles 13-15

In our fifth post, we present more books involved in the raffle for Authors For Oklahoma. This benefit is for the American Red Cross as it assists those affected by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Look these three sets of books and ebooks over, and at the end, read our section on the Crowdrise link for further instructions on how the raffle works.

13Book Set #13

Various Writers, Not Your Mother’s Book… On Dogs

Anthology, paperback

Who let the dogs out?! Watch out! The dogs are loose and in rare form in this very funny and endearing anthology about our canine friends. We are dog people. While some many think we’re a bit off our rockers—especially them cat people—we don’t give a hoot. Our fur kids are our babies, our children. They are our trusted companions. They ask for nothing in return. They shower us with their loyalty and love. Inside, you’ll read puppy-dog antics and silly-canine adventures, with a surprise or two thrown in, all of which will make you very happy the dogs are running free on the pages of this wonderful book.

Norma Beishir, Angels At Midnight

Suspense-thriller, ebook

Ashley Hollister’s fairy-tale world fell apart when she lost custody of her only child. Collin Deverell’s vast inheritance was all but destroyed by his devious twin brother. Together, Ashley and Collin vowed to reclaim what was rightfully theirs.

Sherry Ellis, That Baby Woke Me Up, Again!

Children, paperback

That Baby Woke Me Up, Again! is for all those bleary-eyed families who sincerely believe that they will never again enjoy a full night of sleep. Seen through the eyes of an exhausted sibling, this book is guaranteed to bring a smile to even the most fatigued members of a sleep-deprived household. Can you count the number of nights you slept after you baby was born? Do you remember–or are you now suffering through–the cries that can mean anything from Change me now, to I’m hungry, to Time to come in and play with me? In Sherry Ellis’ That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN, there’s no question about who’s the head of the household. It’s the baby! The little darling who was born with feed-and-play-on-demand talents is making his message clear: I want you…and I want you now!

Sherry Ellis, That Mama Is A Grouch

Children, paperback

In Sherry Ellis’ delightful book, That Mama is a Grouch, children from age 3-7 will quickly learn that clutter-caused tension in a home can be avoided. In this story, Mama is having a bit of a tantrum over the mess, and the narrator, a precocious child indeed, soon understands all too well. Toys are strewn about as obstacles that can cause falls and short tempers. Mama is tired-tired-tired of cleaning up this constant clutter. In a voice as wise as it is adorable, the narrator reminds children that parents are human, with feelings and moods. At the same time, parents are reminded that children are, well, children!

Lori R. Lopez, The Fairy Fly

Fantasy- children’s literature, ebook

A Black Widow queen, a big bad Wolf Spider, and a Hit-Mantis are but a few of the obstacles for a spunky little spider who must find his way home through a strange land of giants in this witty fairytale fantasy for kids and adults. Transported out of his element into a realm of dangers and foes, Spider is aided by the insects and arachnids he befriends, but only he can see the Fairy Fly. Is she real or imagined? This whimsical novel about finding oneself while feeling small in a big world takes a step back and several steps downward to peep at humanity from below. At the same time, the story is an allegory of the human condition: life and death matters, war and peace, our everyday struggles on a tiny scale. Part humorous, part philosophical, at times poetic . . . it celebrates a love for animals, books and words. View the planet from a different angle as you take a spiderwalk through the door to adventure.

Alan Jankowski, I Often Wonder

Poetry, paperback

All of the short stories and most of the poems included in this volume have been published before, mostly online, though the majority of the stories will have appeared in print in various journals and anthologies by the time you read this. When I first started writing stories, and poems shortly after-wards, back in 2009, the last thing on my mind was getting anything published. It was something I did for fun, and found pleasure in. I was not until late 2010 when I had over a hundred stories and poems that the idea of getting anything published even occurred to me. Although since then, I’ve been published in various journals and anthologies, this is the first book of my own.

K. Blake Cash, Surviving: How We Loved Through Pancreatic Cancer

Memoir, paperback

“Emma was still channeling Rocky Balboa, talking about how she was going to beat cancer. She defined survival as completely defeating the disease. I defined survival as weathering the storm with grace. She was so strong, surviving on the force of her will. But her body wasn’t cooperating, no matter how hard her spirit fought.” Surviving is the story of one couple’s journey with cancer, from diagnosis to death, written by the surviving member of that couple, K.Blake Cash.

14Book Set #14

Nick Davis and Dan Nokes, A Teddy Bear Tale

Children, paperback

The humble Teddy Bear has been protecting the innocent since 1902… We all remember that special stuffed animal we had as a child, the one that we couldn’t leave home without. Now you can pass those cherished memories onto your little ones with this wonderful tale of adventure and whimsy about a child’s teddy bear, Tristan, who defends his child while he sleeps from the monsters under the bed. A Teddy Bear Tale is the story of Tristan the Teddy Bear and his last night of guarding his child from the Monsters under the Bed. On this final night the Monsters under the bed are unleashed by the wicked Bogeyman and Tristan must defend his child from the Kobolds, the Goblins, No Names and No Noses, the Slobbering Slobs, the Knockers, Blighters and Silly Buggers, Blue Skins with bald heads and a Dust Dragon with razor sharp teeth. With his child’s innocence at stake Tristan must find a way to defeat them all and stop the Bogeyman from claiming his child. A Teddy Bear Tale an illustrated children’s book written by Nick Davis with a nod towards the wonderfully dark gleeful style of Roald Dahl and is illustrated by Maryland Indie Artist Dan Nokes with beautiful full color ink illustrations. A wonderful gift for your child and Teddy Bear lovers alike.

Nick Davis And Dan Nokes, Teddy Bear Tales II

Children, paperback

This is the second Teddy Bear Tales book and it is a fully illustrated all ages tale of imagination and wonder that continues the story of our Heroic Teddy Bear Tristan as he protects his child from the Monsters in the night. After defeating the Monsters under the Bed and the Bogeyman. Tristan begins his long sleep in the attic waiting patiently for his boy to return to him. He sleeps dreaming of past imagination adventures until he is woken by a slightly nutty plushy Bunny called Wilma, the once cuddly toy of the Tristan’s Boy’s sister. She is introduces him to a Boggle, a curious creature that repairs broken and discarded toys to pass on to other children who deserve them. Together they ask Tristan for his help to ward off a Giant Green Headed Monster that is stealing all the toys and is after the secret Boggle Toy Train. Of course our heroic Teddy Bear agrees to help and with Wilma they set off in the Golden Goose, a bright yellow cardboard plane that his boy built for him. Now all our companions need to do is get onboard the Toy Train before the Green Headed Monster and his Minions capture it.

Sherry Ellis, That Baby Woke Me Up, Again!

Children, paperback

That Baby Woke Me Up, Again! is for all those bleary-eyed families who sincerely believe that they will never again enjoy a full night of sleep. Seen through the eyes of an exhausted sibling, this book is guaranteed to bring a smile to even the most fatigued members of a sleep-deprived household. Can you count the number of nights you slept after you baby was born? Do you remember–or are you now suffering through–the cries that can mean anything from Change me now, to I’m hungry, to Time to come in and play with me? In Sherry Ellis’ That Baby Woke Me Up, AGAIN, there’s no question about who’s the head of the household. It’s the baby! The little darling who was born with feed-and-play-on-demand talents is making his message clear: I want you…and I want you now!

Sherry Ellis, That Mama Is A Grouch

Children, paperback

In Sherry Ellis’ delightful book, That Mama is a Grouch, children from age 3-7 will quickly learn that clutter-caused tension in a home can be avoided. In this story, Mama is having a bit of a tantrum over the mess, and the narrator, a precocious child indeed, soon understands all too well. Toys are strewn about as obstacles that can cause falls and short tempers. Mama is tired-tired-tired of cleaning up this constant clutter. In a voice as wise as it is adorable, the narrator reminds children that parents are human, with feelings and moods. At the same time, parents are reminded that children are, well, children!

Lori R. Lopez, The Fairy Fly

Fantasy- children’s literature, ebook

A Black Widow queen, a big bad Wolf Spider, and a Hit-Mantis are but a few of the obstacles for a spunky little spider who must find his way home through a strange land of giants in this witty fairytale fantasy for kids and adults. Transported out of his element into a realm of dangers and foes, Spider is aided by the insects and arachnids he befriends, but only he can see the Fairy Fly. Is she real or imagined? This whimsical novel about finding oneself while feeling small in a big world takes a step back and several steps downward to peep at humanity from below. At the same time, the story is an allegory of the human condition: life and death matters, war and peace, our everyday struggles on a tiny scale. Part humorous, part philosophical, at times poetic . . . it celebrates a love for animals, books and words. View the planet from a different angle as you take a spiderwalk through the door to adventure.

K. Blake Cash, Surviving: How We Loved Through Pancreatic Cancer

Memoir, paperback

“Emma was still channeling Rocky Balboa, talking about how she was going to beat cancer. She defined survival as completely defeating the disease. I defined survival as weathering the storm with grace. She was so strong, surviving on the force of her will. But her body wasn’t cooperating, no matter how hard her spirit fought.” Surviving is the story of one couple’s journey with cancer, from diagnosis to death, written by the surviving member of that couple, K.Blake Cash.

Norma Beishir and Collin Beishir, Chasing The Wind

Supernatural-thriller, ebook

Who is Connor Mackenzie? Is he the result of an experiment that should never have been undertaken…or is he the prophet foretold by an ancient text discovered in the Sinai wilderness? Around the globe, children are being abducted. All of them are between the ages of five and six, all conceived by in vitro fertilization, and all extraordinarily gifted. In the Sinai, archaeologist Lynne Raven searches for proof of the Exodus and finds a papyrus proclaiming the emergence of a prophet sent to defeat the darkness that threatens to consume the world. In London, a powerful cartel manipulates politicians and industrialists and controls a think tank with an unthinkable agenda. One thing connects them all: the truth about Connor Mackenzie.

15Book Set #15

Barry Parham, Why I Hate Straws: An Offbeat View Of An Offbeat World

Comedy, ebook

Online author Barry Parham unleashes his first bound collection of humor, satire, and indignations. His perorations poke into family, dating, politics, culture, nature, good and bad decisions, and ferrets. Includes the award-winning story, “Driving Miss Conception” (Writer’s Circle, November 2009). “Speaking as someone with the same name as a well-known humorist: This book should be required reading for all Earthlings. And politicians, too.” Dave Xavier Barry “Speaking as someone with the same name as a well-known novelist: No question. Something in this book is guaranteed to insult somebody.” Stephen Xavier King “Please read my book, else my Mom will want her typewriter back.” Barry Xavier Parham

Norma Beishir, Final Hours

Thriller-science fiction, ebook

If you knew your life would end in thirty-six hours, how would you spend it? Jamie Randall is a man who had everything…or so he thought. He’s not only face-to-face with his own mortality, but with all the mistakes he’s ever made…and what they’ve cost him….

Lori R. Lopez, The Fairy Fly

Fantasy- children’s literature, ebook

A Black Widow queen, a big bad Wolf Spider, and a Hit-Mantis are but a few of the obstacles for a spunky little spider who must find his way home through a strange land of giants in this witty fairytale fantasy for kids and adults. Transported out of his element into a realm of dangers and foes, Spider is aided by the insects and arachnids he befriends, but only he can see the Fairy Fly. Is she real or imagined? This whimsical novel about finding oneself while feeling small in a big world takes a step back and several steps downward to peep at humanity from below. At the same time, the story is an allegory of the human condition: life and death matters, war and peace, our everyday struggles on a tiny scale. Part humorous, part philosophical, at times poetic . . . it celebrates a love for animals, books and words. View the planet from a different angle as you take a spiderwalk through the door to adventure.

Dan Nokes, Adam and Eve: Bizarre Love Triangle In The Post Zombie Apocalypse

Graphic Novel, paperback

From the Producers of the Paranormals and the Pistoleers comes a tale of a boy, his genetically enhanced laboratory dog and his surly sentient land scooter out in search for true love and romance in the Undead Wasteland. Find out what happens to Adam, Schafer, G.R.O.U.C.H.O., Packrat and Prudence as they make their way to the woman of Adam’s dreams.  But will they get there, what waits for them on the way, is Eve all Adam dreams of, and what about zombie ex-girlfriend Lilith???

K. Blake Cash, Surviving: How We Loved Through Pancreatic Cancer

Memoir, paperback

“Emma was still channeling Rocky Balboa, talking about how she was going to beat cancer. She defined survival as completely defeating the disease. I defined survival as weathering the storm with grace. She was so strong, surviving on the force of her will. But her body wasn’t cooperating, no matter how hard her spirit fought.” Surviving is the story of one couple’s journey with cancer, from diagnosis to death, written by the surviving member of that couple, K.Blake Cash.

Lucy Pireel, Bound

Erotica, ebook

A young, successful woman finds herself attracted to a man who is known for his promiscuity. She has no idea he wishes to play with her the way she wants him to. While working together, they become closer. When she dares to reveal her wishes, he only only asks her if she’s ready to say ‘please’.  After she does, the games begin. But where will they end?

Lucy Pireel, Red Gone Bad

Short stories, adult fairy tales, ebook

Once upon a time … Little Red Riding Hood took matters in her own hands And the miller’s daughter struck a flawed deal with Rumpelstiltsken In these–and two more–twisted fairy tales there are no happy endings and you’ll find out those heroines are not what you might expect from them. Parents, read them but let the children keep their dreams.

Our Crowdrise Link:

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

This is a giveaway for 10 dollar donations to The American Red Cross, for Moore Oklahoma.
This will run through to July 22nd. One can make as many donations as they wish since your names will be drawn at the end. We also ask that you let us know what bundle or bundles you are interested in along with your email address. Also, please make your donation in the Crowdrise link before the comment boxes. This lets us know immediately that you’ve made your donation.

Authors For Oklahoma ~ Book Bundles 10-12

In our fourth post, we’re bringing you more sets of books to be raffled off for the American Red Cross as it works in the areas affected by the tornado in Moore, Oklahoma. Check these books out, and click on the Crowdrise link at the bottom of the page.

10Book Set  #10

Norma Beishir, Alexander’s Empire

Romance-mystery, ebook

Alexander Kiriakis was a modern conqueror. The only living son of one of the most powerful men in Europe, he was accustomed to wealth and power. But Alexander’s life was a lie. The key to his past lay in the terrifying nightmares that had troubled him since childhood….

Meredith Courtney was a successful TV journalist. The only woman Alexander had ever really loved, she unknowingly held the key to the truth about his past….

Alexander had made enemies in business and in his personal life. Now, one of them was out to destroy him and the empire he controlled. Would the sins of the past ruin him…or save him?

Barry Parham, The Middle Age of Aquarius

Comedy, ebook

If you’re not already familiar with the work of online humor columnist Barry Parham, here’s your chance to get to know him… …to get to know the man the Chicago Tribute has called “the next Mark Twain” (no, they didn’t) …the guy David Ladderman, Jay Limo & others depend on for new material (no, they don’t) …the acclaimed wit known to the staff at the Miami Harold as “the funniest man since Mark Twain” (actually, they never met) …a man the New Yorker Times considers to be “just a bit taller than Mark Twain” (this is true, because Mark Twain died) So hop aboard for Barry’s fourth collection of looks at play, work, art, TV, cultural norms (a very short chapter, that one), ads, fads, politics, the internet, anti-social networking, and why the end of the world might be late.

Barry Parham, Sorry, We Can’t Use Funny

Comedy, ebook

Following the success of his first book, the 2009 sleeper, “Why I Hate Straws,” online humor columnist Barry Parham delivers again. Satire at its best! Includes the award-winning stories “Actuarial Family Theater” and “Perfect!” on Fads & Fashion… In the interest of full disclosure, I admit there’s an extant 1970’s photo of me and a date, posing for the obligatory parental pre-prom photo. My date was gorgeous, and sane. I, on the other hand, showed up with the hair of a medieval barber. I looked like an electrocuted yak. on St. Valentine’s Day… Somehow, February got this reputation as a month of romance, maybe because it’s cold. Plus, football’s gone and we’re stuck with the wildly popular sport of bowling, where you almost never get to see any serious violence. St. Valentine’s Day contains vestiges of both early Christian and ancient Roman traditions, alongside other time-honored traditions, like hot-dish picnics and mass public executions.

Jamie Eubanks, Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms

Mystery- thriller, ebook

A ground-breaking and unsanctioned surgical procedure results in a cure for a dying woman’s Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The surgery, however, is not without its negative ramifications for Jillian Braedon. On the run with her young daughter, Jillian finds herself stranded in a blizzard and at the mercy of retired musician, John Mills. John finds himself caught up in her torment and the danger arising from the pursuing covert agents, who will do anything to keep the surgery a secret, and to see the woman and her child dead.

Lucy Pireel, Bound

Erotica, ebook

A young, successful woman finds herself attracted to a man who is known for his promiscuity. She has no idea he wishes to play with her the way she wants him to. While working together, they become closer. When she dares to reveal her wishes, he only only asks her if she’s ready to say ‘please’.  After she does, the games begin. But where will they end?

Lucy Pireel, Red Gone Bad

Short stories, adult fairy tales, ebook

Once upon a time … Little Red Riding Hood took matters in her own hands And the miller’s daughter struck a flawed deal with Rumpelstiltsken In these–and two more–twisted fairy tales there are no happy endings and you’ll find out those heroines are not what you might expect from them. Parents, read them but let the children keep their dreams.

11Book Set  #11

Donall Dempsey, Sifting Sound Into Shape

Poetry, paperback and DVD

In Donall Dempsey’s collection of poems and prose pieces he writes about his process of writing poems about memory, birth, death, loss, and love. The 33 poems that follow are inspired by his experiences as a member of a large family, as a care worker with the elderly and ill, as a carer of children and a lover of women, and an admirer of innocence. Donall explores his chosen themes with characteristic tenderness and humanity. With their rich imagery, these poems are meant to be heard as well as read

Norma Beishir, Angels At Midnight

Suspense-thriller, ebook

Ashley Hollister’s fairy-tale world fell apart when she lost custody of her only child. Collin Deverell’s vast inheritance was all but destroyed by his devious twin brother. Together, Ashley and Collin vowed to reclaim what was rightfully theirs.

Lucinda Berry Hill, Coffee With Jesus: 52 Weeks Of Inspiration

Devotional-poetry, paperback

In this book you will find words to encourage you, to make you smile, and that will make you think. Each week is a new inspirational poem with corresponding scripture. Also included is a topical index. You pick the subject and the topical index will tell you which devotion to turn to.

K. Blake Cash, Surviving: How We Loved Through Pancreatic Cancer

Memoir, paperback

“Emma was still channeling Rocky Balboa, talking about how she was going to beat cancer. She defined survival as completely defeating the disease. I defined survival as weathering the storm with grace. She was so strong, surviving on the force of her will. But her body wasn’t cooperating, no matter how hard her spirit fought.” Surviving is the story of one couple’s journey with cancer, from diagnosis to death, written by the surviving member of that couple, K.Blake Cash.

Alan Jankowski, I Often Wonder

Poetry, paperback

All of the short stories and most of the poems included in this volume have been published before, mostly online, though the majority of the stories will have appeared in print in various journals and anthologies by the time you read this. When I first started writing stories, and poems shortly after-wards, back in 2009, the last thing on my mind was getting anything published. It was something I did for fun, and found pleasure in. I was not until late 2010 when I had over a hundred stories and poems that the idea of getting anything published even occurred to me. Although since then, I’ve been published in various journals and anthologies, this is the first book of my own.

T.M. Brown, A Life Not My Own

Memoir, paperback

A heart wrenching true story about growing up and coming of age under trying circumstances. Young Tina is forced to raise herself and her brother in Baltimore city while discovering how love changes your life forever. Told in a fashion that places you in the setting and brings your own life into perspective. Visit the places around the world as Tina joins the military on the run from the very thing that holds her a prisoner.

12Book Set #12

Christina Taylor, A Woman’s Courage

Memoir, paperback

What is it like to live with depression? To feel you are in a ‘black hole’ with no way to escape? Christina Taylor presents an honest account of what it was like for her, keeping a smile on her face for the benefit of the outside world, as she battled daily with conflicting and abnormal emotions and behaviours. Depression, once a taboo subject, is now a recognised and treatable mental illness. For anyone living with depression or living with someone who is suffering from depression, this is a valuable insight into the world of the ‘black hole’ and offers a way through it.

Lori R. Lopez, The Fairy Fly

Fantasy- childrens’ literature, ebook

A Black Widow queen, a big bad Wolf Spider, and a Hit-Mantis are but a few of the obstacles for a spunky little spider who must find his way home through a strange land of giants in this witty fairytale fantasy for kids and adults. Transported out of his element into a realm of dangers and foes, Spider is aided by the insects and arachnids he befriends, but only he can see the Fairy Fly. Is she real or imagined? This whimsical novel about finding oneself while feeling small in a big world takes a step back and several steps downward to peep at humanity from below. At the same time, the story is an allegory of the human condition: life and death matters, war and peace, our everyday struggles on a tiny scale. Part humorous, part philosophical, at times poetic . . . it celebrates a love for animals, books and words. View the planet from a different angle as you take a spiderwalk through the door to adventure.

Norma Beishir and Collin Beishir, Chasing The Wind

Supernatural-thriller, ebook

Who is Connor Mackenzie? Is he the result of an experiment that should never have been undertaken…or is he the prophet foretold by an ancient text discovered in the Sinai wilderness? Around the globe, children are being abducted. All of them are between the ages of five and six, all conceived by in vitro fertilization, and all extraordinarily gifted. In the Sinai, archaeologist Lynne Raven searches for proof of the Exodus and finds a papyrus proclaiming the emergence of a prophet sent to defeat the darkness that threatens to consume the world. In London, a powerful cartel manipulates politicians and industrialists and controls a think tank with an unthinkable agenda. One thing connects them all: the truth about Connor Mackenzie.

K. Blake Cash, Surviving: How We Loved Through Pancreatic Cancer

Memoir, paperback

“Emma was still channeling Rocky Balboa, talking about how she was going to beat cancer. She defined survival as completely defeating the disease. I defined survival as weathering the storm with grace. She was so strong, surviving on the force of her will. But her body wasn’t cooperating, no matter how hard her spirit fought.” Surviving is the story of one couple’s journey with cancer, from diagnosis to death, written by the surviving member of that couple, K.Blake Cash.

T.M. Brown, A Life Not My Own

Memoir, paperback

A heart wrenching true story about growing up and coming of age under trying circumstances. Young Tina is forced to raise herself and her brother in Baltimore city while discovering how love changes your life forever. Told in a fashion that places you in the setting and brings your own life into perspective. Visit the places around the world as Tina joins the military on the run from the very thing that holds her a prisoner.

Alan Jankowski, I Often Wonder

Poetry, paperback

All of the short stories and most of the poems included in this volume have been published before, mostly online, though the majority of the stories will have appeared in print in various journals and anthologies by the time you read this. When I first started writing stories, and poems shortly after-wards, back in 2009, the last thing on my mind was getting anything published. It was something I did for fun, and found pleasure in. I was not until late 2010 when I had over a hundred stories and poems that the idea of getting anything published even occurred to me. Although since then, I’ve been published in various journals and anthologies, this is the first book of my own.

Our Crowdrise Link:

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

This is a giveaway for 10 dollar donations to The American Red Cross, for Moore Oklahoma.

This will run through to July 22nd. One can make as many donations as they wish since your names will be drawn at the end. We also ask that you let us know what bundle or bundles you are interested in along with your email address. Also, please make your donation in the Crowdrise link before the comment boxes. This lets us know immediately that you’ve made your donation.

Authors For Oklahoma ~ Book Bundles 7-9

In our third post for Authors For Oklahoma, we present three more sets of books that will be raffled off in benefit for the American Red Cross as it works to assist those affected by the Moore tornado. Have a look through the contents, check out the Crowdrise link at the bottom for further instructions, and let us know what you think!

Book Set #7
Shelly Arkon, Secondhand Shoes
Comedy-paranormal, paperback

The shoes didn’t fit. It was an omen.
Eighteen year old psychic-medium-germ-a-phobe Lila should have listened to her ghostly Gram’s advice the morning of her wedding, “Take off that dress and those shoes. And run.” En route to the honeymoon, she decides to listen after too many disagreements with her groom. It doesn’t pay to go along to make everyone happy. Still in her wedding dress and shoes, she escapes out a diner’s bathroom window into the Florida woods despite her fear of snakes and germs with her dead Gram’s direction.
So she begins a journey of finding her inner strength, putting her on a deadly run from her psychotic groom and his deranged friends.Will she ever get past her fear of germs and snakes? Will she survive her honeymoon?

Norma Beishir and Collin Beishir, Chasing The Wind
Supernatural-thriller, ebook

Who is Connor Mackenzie? Is he the result of an experiment that should never have been undertaken…or is he the prophet foretold by an ancient text discovered in the Sinai wilderness? Around the globe, children are being abducted. All of them are between the ages of five and six, all conceived by in vitro fertilization, and all extraordinarily gifted. In the Sinai, archaeologist Lynne Raven searches for proof of the Exodus and finds a papyrus proclaiming the emergence of a prophet sent to defeat the darkness that threatens to consume the world. In London, a powerful cartel manipulates politicians and industrialists and controls a think tank with an unthinkable agenda. One thing connects them all: the truth about Connor Mackenzie.

E.J. Wesley, Blood Fugue: Moonsongs Book One
Paranormal-thriller, ebook

Jenny Schmidt is a young woman with old heartaches. A small town Texas girl with big city attitude, she just doesn’t fit in. Not that she has ever tried. Life has pummeled her heart into one big, lonely callus. She has no siblings, both parents were dead by sixteen, and her last grandparent—and caretaker—was in the ground before she turned twenty-one. She’s the last living member of her immediate family. Or so she thinks… Blood Fugue is the first of the Moonsongs Books, a series of paranormal-action novelettes by author E.J. Wesley.

E.J. Wesley, Witch’s Nocturne: Moonsongs Book Two
Paranormal-thriller, ebook

After receiving an ancient tribal journal from her grandfather, Jenny is sent on a mission of discovery in an attempt to unravel clues to her family’s monster hunting past. The journey becomes more than academic when she is asked to confront a coven of dangerous witches who plan to cast an insidious spell on the plains of West Texas.

E.J. Wesley, Dark Prelude: Moonsongs Book Three
Paranormal-thriller, ebook

Jenny Moonsong recently inherited the title of “monster hunter” and an ancient tribal journal/how-to manual passed down by her Apache ancestors. Unfortunately, a lot of on-the-job training is required to be a monster hunter, and unlike her computer repair business, this gig could literally kill her. Dark Prelude finds the feisty protagonist, Jenny, searching for her best friend Marshal’s missing father in the midst of a freak, West Texas winter storm. To survive the frigid night, she’ll have to deal with a hated town rival, face a monstrous creature no Moonsong hunter has ever encountered before, and undo a mysterious curse. Can she keep everyone alive? If not, who will pay the ultimate price?

Lisa Olsen, Angel Of Mercy
 Supernatural, ebook

When Mercy wakes up in the hospital after a brutal stabbing, she has little recollection of the attack; only the blurred memories of a mysterious stranger with piercing blue eyes that haunts her dreams. After spotting the same man, that only she can see, Mercy follows him home, brazenly confronting him. (kids at home, never do that!) Her savior turns out to be less than human, or is it more?
Samael is a fallen angel, bound to the Earth and living out his life among humans but apart from them. Unwilling to let an innocent die, Sam bestowed some of his Grace to Mercy, healing her wounds and imbuing her with some of his angelic powers. Thrust into a world within her own where angels and demons coexist unseen by mortals, Mercy must learn to accept the fact that she is no longer strictly human; she is something new. Complicating things is Adamiel, the reckless fallen angel who is Sam’s enigmatic friend. Equal parts information and aggravation, Sam and Adam help Mercy acclimate to her new life. But now Mercy’s eyes are opened to a whole new world beyond the human realm… and their eyes are opened to her.

Book Set #8

Lorelei Bell, Spell Of The Black Unicorn
Fantasy-supernatural, ebook

Sorceress Zofia Trickenbod is from another planet and stuck on modern-day Earth, hiding out from the evil ex-wizard, Vesselvod Blood, striving to keep the Stone of Irdisi (which is the most magical implement of their world, out of Blood’s grasp. Things have been quiet for the past three years, until one morning she finds her husband, Dorian—who she thought to be dead—on her doorstep. Oh, and he’s un-dead. Then sightings of the black unicorn has her and her family unsettled, because the black unicorn goes wherever Blood is. So, seeing the creature eating her petunias and veggies in the garden is a bad sign. While she and her Aunt Tillie scramble to find a spell to turn Dorian back into a wizard, he becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a friend’s lover and is put into jail. Meanwhile, Blood is hypnotizing her neighbors to do his bidding in order to get the Stone—and maybe kill Zofia in the process. The black unicorn figures into Zofia’s only salvation when Blood abducts her children, and she has to deal with a nasty demon, get past a dragon, deal with a lamia, save her children, and tell her boyfriend (who is a cop) that her husband is back.

Lisa Olsen, Pretty Witches All In A Row
Supernatural, ebook

Someone is picking off a coven of witches one by one. Can Sgt. Nick Gibson and his team of detectives catch the killer before he loses the pretty witch who’s got him under her spell? Nick must cast aside his disbelief and delve into the world of the supernatural to solve the case. On hand to help is Annaliese, a member of the coven who claims to have had a prophetic dream at the exact time of each victim’s death, offering clues to the identity of the killer. Can he accept the ‘proof’ offered by unconventional means or is she deliberately leading him astray to hide her own secrets? To cloud the issue, a local evangelist is telling anyone who asks that the victims had it coming. Is religious mania the motive for murder, or is it something more personal?

Sydney Logan, Mountain Charm
Supernatural- new adult, ebook

At the age of thirteen, Angelina Clark followed in the footsteps of her ancestors by casting an Appalachian love spell, which promised she would blossom into a beautiful and gifted woman who would find her true love. A young Angelina had been thrilled to participate in the sacred ritual, but through the years, her father’s untimely death and her mother’s failing health have shaken Angelina’s magical faith to its core. As her twenty-first birthday approaches, she refuses to practice her supernatural gifts and no longer believes in the love charm. That is, until Dylan Thomas arrives on her front porch.
Dylan, a Nashville writer, travels to the mountain town of Maple Ridge to unearth the family’s supernatural secrets. While her clairvoyant mother is convinced that Dylan is her daughter’s soul mate, Angelina refuses to see the nosy reporter as anything more than a nuisance. Despite their constant bickering, sparks fly.

Tammy Vreeland, Tailor
Supernatural-mystery, paperback

John is a small town reporter who has just been given the chance of a lifetime. The notorious serial killer, Taylor the Tailor, has requested him personally to write her life story. The catch is John has only three days before Taylor is to be electrocuted to interview her. During those three days John unravels a story like no other. Overwhelmed in just the first interview, John turns to his young assistant Lauren for help. Lauren readily agrees and heads to Taylor ‘s hometown to come up with cold hard facts to help make Taylor ‘s story a credible one. However, both Lauren and John quickly realize that Taylor ‘s tale may not be that easy to prove. Although both of them are skeptics at heart, they are finding out that Taylor ‘s story is not an easy one to understand or believe. Especially with its supernatural undertones.

Norma Beishir, Final Hours
Thriller-science fiction, ebook

If you knew your life would end in thirty-six hours, how would you spend it? Jamie Randall is a man who had everything…or so he thought. He’s not only face-to-face with his own mortality, but with all the mistakes he’s ever made…and what they’ve cost him….

Lucy Pireel, Bound
Erotica, ebook

A young, successful woman finds herself attracted to a man who is known for his promiscuity. She has no idea he wishes to play with her the way she wants him to. While working together, they become closer. When she dares to reveal her wishes, he only only asks her if she’s ready to say ‘please’.  After she does, the games begin. But where will they end?

Lucy Pireel, Red Gone Bad
Short stories, adult fairy tales, ebook

Once upon a time … Little Red Riding Hood took matters in her own hands And the miller’s daughter struck a flawed deal with Rumpelstiltsken In these–and two more–twisted fairy tales there are no happy endings and you’ll find out those heroines are not what you might expect from them. Parents, read them but let the children keep their dreams.

Book Set #9

Mary Yungeberg, Consummate Betrayal
Thriller, paperback

FBI Special Agent Rowan Milani doesn’t expect his life to be turned upside down when he arrives in Sioux Falls, South Dakota for an Anti-Terrorism Task Force operation. But the clandestine side of his life catches up with him as he circumvents the target on his back one too many times.

Jamie Eubanks, Hidden Doors, Secret Rooms

Mystery- thriller, ebook

A ground-breaking and unsanctioned surgical procedure results in a cure for a dying woman’s Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. The surgery, however, is not without its negative ramifications for Jillian Braedon. On the run with her young daughter, Jillian finds herself stranded in a blizzard and at the mercy of retired musician, John Mills. John finds himself caught up in her torment and the danger arising from the pursuing covert agents, who will do anything to keep the surgery a secret, and to see the woman and her child dead.

Shelly Arkon, Secondhand Shoes
Comedy-paranormal, paperback

The shoes didn’t fit. It was an omen.
Eighteen year old psychic-medium-germ-a-phobe Lila should have listened to her ghostly Gram’s advice the morning of her wedding, “Take off that dress and those shoes. And run.” En route to the honeymoon, she decides to listen after too many disagreements with her groom. It doesn’t pay to go along to make everyone happy. Still in her wedding dress and shoes, she escapes out a diner’s bathroom window into the Florida woods despite her fear of snakes and germs with her dead Gram’s direction.
So she begins a journey of finding her inner strength, putting her on a deadly run from her psychotic groom and his deranged friends.Will she ever get past her fear of germs and snakes? Will she survive her honeymoon?

Lorelei Bell, Spell Of The Black Unicorn
Fantasy-supernatural, ebook

Sorceress Zofia Trickenbod is from another planet and stuck on modern-day Earth, hiding out from the evil ex-wizard, Vesselvod Blood, striving to keep the Stone of Irdisi (which is the most magical implement of their world, out of Blood’s grasp. Things have been quiet for the past three years, until one morning she finds her husband, Dorian—who she thought to be dead—on her doorstep. Oh, and he’s un-dead. Then sightings of the black unicorn has her and her family unsettled, because the black unicorn goes wherever Blood is. So, seeing the creature eating her petunias and veggies in the garden is a bad sign. While she and her Aunt Tillie scramble to find a spell to turn Dorian back into a wizard, he becomes a prime suspect in the murder of a friend’s lover and is put into jail. Meanwhile, Blood is hypnotizing her neighbors to do his bidding in order to get the Stone—and maybe kill Zofia in the process. The black unicorn figures into Zofia’s only salvation when Blood abducts her children, and she has to deal with a nasty demon, get past a dragon, deal with a lamia, save her children, and tell her boyfriend (who is a cop) that her husband is back.

Tammy Vreeland, Transporter of Souls
Supernatural, paperback

Evan’s boss John realizes that Evan has become burned out with Police Towing. The death and destruction that Evan sees on a daily basis has finally taken its toll. Not wanting to lose Evan, John proposes for Evan to start his own business in towing salvage cars. John assures Evan that he can provide him with enough contacts to start the business up. And strangely enough, the money becomes available to Evan with the unexpected passing of his grandmother. Now with a new business and a new love interest Evan begins his new life. But soon Evan quickly realizes that the horrors he has encountered at the scene of accidents may not be the end of life as he thought. That maybe souls are still trapped in the ruins of cars they perished in. A curse that began with the very first known automobile accident. A curse that continues to this day. And as with most curses, man has figured a way not to remove it but to profit from it.

Lisa Olsen, Wake Me When The Sun Goes Down
Supernatural, paperback

Anja Evans wakes up in the morgue with a hell of a hangover. It takes almost eating her best friend before she figures out… she’s a vampire. When a dark and dangerous vampire shows up at her door asking to see her license and registration, Anja assumes Bishop is a regular cop. But breeding among vampires is strictly controlled, and her unlicensed status makes her an enemy of The Order. Struggling to find a balance between her former life and her undead one, Anja tries to blend school and living up to her new identity, all while searching to find the elusive Viking, whose blood gave Anja the strength of a vampire hundreds of years old.

Our Crowdrise Link:

http://www.crowdrise.com/AuthorsforOklahoma

This is a giveaway for 10 dollar donations to The American Red Cross, for Moore, Oklahoma.
This will run through to July 22nd. One can make as many donations as they wish since your names will be drawn at the end. We also ask that you let us know what bundle or bundles you are interested in along with your email address. Also, please make your donation in the Crowdrise link before the comment boxes. This lets us know immediately that you’ve made your donation.