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  • November 1, 2017
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First Chapter Reveal: Stairway to Paradise by Nadia Natali

Title: STAIRWAY TO PARADISE: GROWING UP GERSHWIN Author: Nadia Natali Publisher: RareBird Books Pages: 304 Genre: Memoir BOOK BLURB: Growing up as Frankie Gershwin’s daughter, the sister of George and Ira Gershwin, was quite a challenge. I didn’t have the perspective to realize that so much unhappiness in a family was out of the ordinary. But I knew something was off. My mother was often depressed and my father was tyrannical and scary, one never knew when he would blow up. I learned early on that I had to be the cheery one, the one to fix the problems. Both
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  • October 23, 2017
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First Chapter: Fix Your Diet, Fix Your Diabetes by Tony Hampton MD

Title: FIX YOUR DIET FIX YOUR DIABETES Author: Tony Hampton, MD Publisher: Windy City Publishers Pages: 168 Genre: Self-Help BOOK BLURB: Want to fix your diabetes? In this book, I share with my diabetic and borderline diabetic readers that they have the power to reverse or prevent diabetes simply by changing their diets. It starts with how you think. By removing old beliefs to new ones that better serve you, the path to recovery from diabetes can be that simple. Once I provide the rationale for changing old beliefs to more productive ones, I then share with you ways to
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  • October 17, 2017
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First Chapter Reveal: Night in Jerusalem by Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy @gaellelkennedy

Title: NIGHT IN JERUSALEM Author: Gaelle Lehrer Kennedy Publisher: PKZ Inc. Pages: 246 Genre: Historical Romance A bewitching love story that is also an extraordinary portrait of Jerusalem, its faith, spirituality, identity, and kaleidoscope of clashing beliefs, Night in Jerusalem is a novel of mystery, beauty, historical insight, and sexual passion. David Bennett is invited to Jerusalem in 1967 by his cousin who, to the alarm of his aristocratic British family, has embraced Judaism. He introduces David to his mentor, Reb Eli, a revered sage in the orthodox community. Despite his resistance to religious teaching, David becomes enthralled by the
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  • May 2, 2017
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First Chapter Reveal: Miracle Man by William R. Leibowitz

Title: MIRACLE MAN Author: William Leibowitz Publisher: Manifesto Media Group Pages: 385 Genre: Thriller REVERED     REVILED      REMARKABLE The victim of an unspeakable crime, an infant rises to become a new type of superhero.  Unlike any that have come before him, he is not a fanciful creation of animators, he is real. So begins the saga of Robert James Austin, the greatest genius in human history.  But where did his extraordinary intelligence come from? As agents of corporate greed vie with rabid anti-Western radicals to destroy him, an obsessive government leader launches a bizarre covert mission to exploit his intellect.  Yet
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First Chapter Reveal: The Ashes by Vincent Zandri

Title: THE ASHES Author: Vincent Zandri Publisher: Bear Media Pages: 277 Genre: Thriller/Horror/Romantic Suspense HORROR IN THE DARK WOODS It’s been eight years since artist and single mom, Rebecca Underhill, was abducted and left to die in an old broken down house located in the middle of the dark woods. But even if her abductor, Joseph William Whalen, has since been killed, another, more insidious evil is once more out to get her in the form of the Skinner. The son of an abusive butcher, Skinner intends on finishing the job Whalen started but failed at. How is he going
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First Chapter: Alan 2 by Bruce Forciea

Title: ALAN 2 Author: Bruce Forciea Publisher: Open Books Pages: 278 Genre: Cyber-Thriller A brilliant artificial intelligence (AI) scientist, Dr. Alan Boyd, develops a new program that integrates part of his brain with a computer’s operating system. The program, Alan 2, can anticipate a user’s needs and automatically perform many tasks. A large software company, International Microsystems (IM) desperately wants the program and tempts Dr. Boyd with huge sums of money, but when Dr. Boyd refuses their offer, IM sabotages his job, leaving him in a difficult financial situation. Dr. Boyd turns to Alan 2 for an answer to his
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  • January 27, 2017
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First Chapter Reveal: Sealed Up by Steve Dunn Hanson

Title: Sealed Up Author: Steve Dunn Hanson Publisher: Independent Pages: 402 Genre: Action/Adventure/Suspense The Da Vinci Code unsettles. SEALED UP shakes to the core! UCLA anthropologist Nathan Hill, in a funk since his young wife’s death, learns of staggering millennia-old chronicles sealed up somewhere in a Mesoamerica cliff. This bombshell rocks him out of his gloom, and he leads a clandestine expedition to uncover them. What are they? Who put them there? No one knows. But, self-absorbed televangelist Brother Luke, who funds the expedition, thinks he does. If he’s right, his power-hunger will have off-the-charts gratification. Striking Audra Chang joins
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  • January 9, 2017
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First Chapter Reveal: Your Body, Your Style: Simple Tips on Dressing to Flatter by Rani St. Pucchi

Title: Your Body, Your Style Author: Rani St. Pucchi Publisher: Koehler Books Pages: 150 Genre: Nonfiction Rani St. Pucchi, a trend-setting designer whose designs have been recognized in Entertainment Tonight, Harper’s Bazaar, WWD, Town and Country, Bride’s, Cosmopolitan Bride, Martha Stewart Weddings and The Knot, can help define the style that flatters you most — no matter what age or stage of life you are in or what your body type is. Women from all over the world have clamored to have a private consultation with Rani so they may benefit from her expertise and regain their self-confidence and shine.
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  • November 17, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Your Body, Your Style: Simple Tips on Dressing To Flatter by Rani St. Pucchi

Title: Your Body, Your Style Author: Rani St. Pucchi Publisher: Koehler Books Pages: 150 Genre: Nonfiction Rani St. Pucchi, a trend-setting designer whose designs have been recognized in Entertainment Tonight, Harper’s Bazaar, WWD, Town and Country, Bride’s, Cosmopolitan Bride, Martha Stewart Weddings and The Knot, can help define the style that flatters you most — no matter what age or stage of life you are in or what your body type is. Women from all over the world have clamored to have a private consultation with Rani so they may benefit from her expertise and regain their self-confidence and shine.
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  • November 7, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: One-Way Ticket Home by K.C. Hardy

Title: One-Way Ticket Home Author: K.C. Hardy Publisher: Casbury Lane Press Pages: 262 Genre: Christian Inspirational Fiction Days before boarding the plane to Italy for her daughter’s wedding, Julie Whitaker receives an unexpected phone call from her past. The memory of Mark Jennings, a handsome and charming Top Gun pilot, had haunted her for decades. Their fairy tale wedding was everything she’d ever dreamed of, but it quickly turned into her worst nightmare. Starting a new a life without Mark proved to be much harder than Julie had imagined. But in her darkest hour, God revealed Himself in a miraculous
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  • October 24, 2016
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First Chapter: On Top of the World by David Lamb

Title: ON TOP OF THE WORLD (UNTIL THE BELL CHIMES) Author: David Lamb Publisher: Woolly Mammoth Books Pages: 240 Genre: Contemporary Fiction/Contemporary Romance/Multicultural/Humor/Satire 2016 BEST FICTION-Pacific Book Awards. FROM THE FUNNY AND NATURALLY BRILLIANT DAVID LAMB, award-winning playwright of the New York Times celebrated play, Platanos Y Collard Greens, comes a modern spin on Dickens’ classic tale that perfectly combines humor and romance in a story re-imagined for our digital, consumerist age. This version of Scrooge and Belle is familiar, yet unlike any you’ve come across before. Scrooge, or rather Scrooje, is music’s biggest superstar, with one hundred million albums
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  • September 30, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Friend of the Devil by Mark Spivak #culinary #thriller

Title: Friend of the Devil Author: Mark Spivak Publisher: Black Opal Books Pages: 325 Genre: Culinary Thriller In 1990 some critics believe that America’s most celebrated chef, Joseph Soderini di Avenzano, sold his soul to the Devil to achieve culinary greatness. Whether he is actually Bocuse or Beelzebub, Avenzano is approaching the 25th anniversary of his glittering Palm Beach restaurant, Chateau de la Mer, patterned after the Michelin-starred palaces of Europe. Journalist David Fox arrives in Palm Beach to interview the chef for a story on the restaurant’s silver jubilee. He quickly becomes involved with Chateau de la Mer’s hostess,
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  • September 30, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Save the Last Dance by Eric Joseph & Eva Ungar Grudin

Title: Save The Last Dance Author: Eric Johnson & Eva Ungar Publisher: Hargrove Press Pages: 360 Genre: Literary Fiction A tale of the power and peril of first love rediscovered. Adam Wolf and Sarah Ross were teenage sweethearts who grew up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio in the late 50’s and early 60’s. They set a wedding date when they turned fifteen. The day came and went. For most of their lives the two were out of contact. With their 50th high school reunion approaching, Adam and Sarah reconnect. Email exchanges – after the first tentative “hi”, then a deluge- five,
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  • September 21, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: 23 Minutes Past 1 A.M. by Robert J. Dornan

Title: 23 Minutes Past 1 A.M. Author: Robert J. Dornan Publisher: Independent Pages: 550 Genre: Historical Fiction In the early morning of her sister’s wedding day, Mila Kharmalov stared in stunned silence at the coloured sparks streaming from Reactor Four of the Chernobyl Nuclear Plant. At that very moment, her life and the lives of everyone she knew changed forever. Years later and on another continent, Adam Byrd was writing biographies for everyday people looking to leave their legacy in book form. When the woman he loved phoned from Kiev offering him the chance to write the story of a
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  • September 6, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Killer Pursuit by USA Today Bestselling Author Jeff Gunhus

Title: KILLER PURSUIT Author: Jeff Gunhus Publisher: Seven Guns Press Pages: 352 Genre: Thriller When a high-society call girl is murdered in her Georgetown home, investigators find two cameras hidden in the walls of her bedroom. One has its memory erased, presumably by the murderer. The second is connected to the Internet through an encrypted connection…and no-one knows who’s on the other end. Special Agent Allison McNeil is asked by beleaguered FBI Director Clarence Mason to run an off-the-record investigation of the murder because of the murder’s similarity to a case she worked a year earlier. Allison knows the most
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First Chapter: The Jungle Within by Charles M.

Title: The Jungle Within Author: Charles M. Publisher: Createspace Pages: 308 Genre: Drama/Suspense When Evan and Katie said “I do”, they expected to navigate life together side-by-side. But when a car accident and a tawdry affair disrupt life as they know it, Evan and Katie are forced to venture on alternate paths, alone. In the darkest depths of an unforgiving coma, Evan fights to survive the treacherous jungle of his mind. He embarks on a spiritual journey to understand the meaning of life and the beauty of death…forcing him to face his deepest fear. Meanwhile, Katie ventures through her own
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  • June 13, 2016
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Blog Tour: First Chapter Reveal: Cable Car Mystery by Greg Messel – Win Books!

Title: Cable Car Mystery Author: Greg Messel Publisher: Sunbreaks Publishing Pages: 180 Genre: Mystery/Romance On the hottest day of the year in San Francisco in 1959, Private Detectives Sam and Amelia Slater are contemplating fleeing the city for their Stinson Beach house. However, when Sam decides to take a cable car ride to run some errands on the lazy summer day, he’s suddenly thrust into the spotlight when he rescues a woman who fell onto the busy street. Sam pulls the mysterious red haired woman out of the path of an oncoming cable car in the nick of time. The
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  • April 12, 2016
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First Chapter Reveal: Am I Going To Be Okay? by Debra Whittam

Am I Going to Be Okay

Title: Am I Going To Be Okay? Weathering the Storm of Mental Illness, Addiction and Grief Author: Debra Whittam Publisher: Turning Point International Pages: 253 Genre: Memoir/Women’s Psychology/Applied Psychology Am I Going To Be Okay? is an American story with a universal message. Ms. Whittam traces her history in the form of stories about her all too human, and sometimes unhinged family; she throws a rope to the little girl living there, and in adulthood, is able to pull her out to safety, bit by bit. Her history is peopled with folks from a different time, a time before therapy
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First Chapter Reveal: Sabotage by Bryan Koepke

Title: Sabotage Author: Bryan Koepke Publisher: Writers Cabin Press, Ltd. Pages: 316 Genre: Thriller Reece Culver and his friend Haisley Averton travel to Scotland with only one thing on their minds – fishing. After witnessing an automobile accident involving a freelance journalist they quickly realize that something far greater than a crash caused his SUV to sink into the frigid waters of the North Atlantic. With increasing curiosity, Reece inserts himself into the complicated life of Marie Rhodes who is in the middle of her own crises as she watches her 20-year marriage crumble. Realizing that they’ll never make it
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First Chapter Reveal: Misled by Annie Miles

Title: Misled Author: Annie Miles Pages: 446 Genre: Women’s Fiction When Diana, a lonely housewife, falls for Daniel–her daughter Annie’s teenage crush—she will stop at nothing to ensure he stays in her life. In Machiavellian style, Diana betrays her daughter, secretively designing, controlling, and planning Annie’s future. It isn’t until years later, when Annie discovers letters exchanged by her mother and Daniel, that she learns the truth and sees the manipulation and lies that led her to a doomed marriage. Twenty years later, when Diana is diagnosed with dementia and Annie is forced to be her mother’s caretaker, she must
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