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Blog Tour: “A Gravedigger’s Son” A Charlie Davidson Novella, #ParanormalRomance #1001DarkNightsNovella by Author Darynda Jones, is #AvailableNow #NewRelease

The Gravedigger’s Son, an all new must read Charley Davidson novella from New York Times bestselling author Darynda Jones and 1,001 Dark Nights, is available now!

From New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Darynda Jones comes a new story in her Charley Davidson series…

The job should have been easy.

Get in. Assess the situation. Get out. But for veteran tracker Quentin Rutherford, things get sticky when the girl he’s loved since puberty shows up, conducting her own investigation into the strange occurrences of the small, New Mexico town. He knew it would be a risk coming back to the area, but he had no idea Amber Kowalski had become a bona fide PI, investigating things that go bump in the night. He shouldn’t be surprised, however. She can see through the dead as clearly as he can. The real question is, can she see through him?

But is anything that’s worth it ever easy?

To say that Amber is shocked to see her childhood crush would be the understatement of her fragile second life. One look at him tells her everything she needs to know. He’s changed. So drastically she barely recognizes him. He is savage now, a hardened—in all the right places—demon hunter, and she is simply the awkward, lovestruck girl he left behind.
But she doesn’t have time to dwell on the past. A supernatural entity has set up shop, and it’s up to them to stop it before it kills again.
While thousands of questions burn inside her, she has to put her concern over him, over what he’s become, aside for now. Because he’s about to learn one, undeniable fact: she’s changed, too.

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“Intruder!” Kyle said from behind him, a day late and a dollar short. 

Quentin glared at him, and Kyle stepped back reflexively. Then he refocused his glare on Amber. 

“What?” she asked, her hackles rising as hackles are wont to do. 

“What are you doing here?” Again, his signs were sharp with irritation. 

As Amber sat in utter astonishment—He Who Must Not Be Named was literally the last person on Earth she’d expected to see today—she used the break to take him in. 

How much could a guy change in five years? 

If Quentin Rutherford was any indication, a hella lot. 

She barely recognized him. He’d hardened—in all the right places. His shoulders had widened more than most twenty-seven-year-olds. He’d always been muscular, even when they were kids, but either he’d been hitting the gym, or he’d been magically photoshopped. The hills and valleys that covered his body to exquisite perfection could be seen through the long-sleeved T-shirt he wore, his biceps stretching the seams to their limits. And the jeans, the ones with a few holes here and there, were not a fashion statement so much as a favored pair of work pants. 

“Ms. Kowalski?” Kyle said. 

Quentin turned to him, and Amber caught a glimpse of two things: the profile of his steely buttocks that had developed as much as the rest of him, and a particularly well-placed rip in the worn jeans that showed part of the indentation in his left ass cheek. The fact that he wasn’t wearing underwear was a bonus. How could anyone she hated so much be so startlingly drop-dead sexy? Life was not fair. 

Then she realized something. He’d heard Kyle. Quentin had turned when Kyle spoke, and she wondered if he’d finally gotten a pair of hearing aids. They’d never helped him that much before, so he never wore them, but technology had advanced a lot since then. Maybe they had more powerful aids now that could help him hear. 

She snuck a glance but didn’t see any mechanical earpieces. Interesting. 

When he turned back to her, she couldn’t get over how much he’d changed. His hair was shorter now and a little darker but still a rich, tawny blond. And he’d either started wearing it spiked, or he had bedhead. Either way, he was even more gorgeous than before. Full mouth. Straight nose. Deep blue eyes like the cobalt on a ceramic bowl. 

Damn it.

About Darynda Jones

NYTimes and USA Today Bestselling Author Darynda Jones has won numerous awards for her work, including a prestigious RITA, a Golden Heart, and a Daphne du Maurier, and her books have been translated into 17 languages. As a born storyteller, Darynda grew up spinning tales of dashing damsels and heroes in distress for any unfortunate soul who happened by, and she is ever so grateful for the opportunity to carry on that legacy. She currently has two series with St. Martin’s Press: The Charley Davidson Series and the Darklight Trilogy. She lives in the Land of Enchantment, also known as New Mexico, with her husband and two beautiful sons, the Mighty, Mighty Jones Boys.

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Blog Tour: “The Secrets We Keep” by Author Selina Marie, #DarkRomance is #AvailableNow #NewRelease ~ #SelinaMarieAuthor @bedandbookspr

TITLE- The Secrets We Keep

AUTHOR- Selina Marie
GENRE- Dark Romance
RELEASE DATE- April 29th, 2021
Blurb

How many secrets and lies can a person take before they crack? Well, it looked like I was about to find out…

I endured the life I lived for the girl with the blonde hair and blue eyes, the girl I idolised growing up. My sister went missing two years ago and I would not stop my search to find her.

In one night, my life changed forever when the hero of my story saved me from the evil who slept down the hall.

When Lukas Elin came crashing into my life, my world and everything I thought to be true came unravelling at the seams. He was everything I should have tried to avoid but throw electric chemistry and logic in a boxing ring together, and logic loses every time.

Penderal bay is crawling with liars, and even the heroes hide truths too dark to penetrate the surface.

Some men live in glass houses, their secrets hiding deep beyond the reflection.

How can you really tell though, if the man you have foolishly given your heart to is the hero in your story, or the villain?

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Author Bio
Selina Marie is a British Author of New Adult & Dark Romance. She lives with her two daughters, fiancé, and kitten in the South of England. Selina drinks way too much tea and loves to gently torture her readers with plot twists that will make you want to throw things at her face.
Selina brings you angsty, sexy, dangerous, bad boys with a twist, and badass heroines you’ll fall in love with.
Thank you for joining me on this wild ride! I hope you enjoy!

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New Release: ” Heartburn” An Everyday Heroes World Novel, By Author: Tarrah Anders, Genre: Contemporary Romance, is #AvailableNow ~ @TarrahAnders @bemybboyfriend

Title: Heartburn: An Everyday Heroes World Novel 
Author: Tarrah Anders
Genre: Contemporary Romance
 
 
 
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Tarrah Anders’s HEARTBURN is a hot, emotional and sexy second chance romance written in K. Bromberg’s the Everyday Heroes Worlds project.

Kindra Mason was the one in the family that no one thought would amount to anything, except she did. Growing up, she would endlessly cause trouble from sneaking out with her high school sweetheart, blowing up mail boxes to stealing from the local stores. Upon barely scraping by graduation, her family cut her off and she left Sunnyville in hopes that a change of scenery would make her a better person.

When she got on her own, she realized that she wanted to show everyone that she could do better, that she could be better. And she did, but she didn’t tell anyone.

She has two things planned as soon as she gets home:

1. Rid herself of the title of ‘black sheep.
2. Get Rogan Quinn, the love of her life, to fall in love with her all over again.

But Rogan won’t let go of the past when it comes to her. Can she make him see that she’s changed?
 
   
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About Tarrah 
 
Tarrah Anders is a contemporary romance author who is all about the feels, with the twists of sexy mixed
in between. Writing has always been a passion and Tarrah loves to share her words, her characters and
the world that they live in with her readers. Tarrah enjoys creating characters that you can be friends
with, so get ready to make some new friends.
She is originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, but living in beautiful San Diego with her family, while
working in Program Management within the social work field.
 
 
 
 
 

New Release: “Divine Death” Series: Isle Of Wesberrey #4, BY Author: Penelope Cress, Genre: Cozy Mystery, @PenelopeCress @bemybboyfriend

 

 

Title: Divine Death
Series: Isle Of Wesberrey #4
Author: Penelope Cress
Genre: Cozy Mystery
 
 
 
 
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Things appear to be settling down in the island parish of St. Bridget’s, and Rev Jess Ward is enjoying the relative peace in the lead up to Pentecost. So, maybe it’s unwise to invite in the local archaeological society to dig up the old well?

What will the dig beneath the floor of the baptismal font uncover?

Spring is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings. Is that romance we smell in the air?

Life is skipping along until a sudden death takes the spring out of Jess’s step.

Old rivalries, deception and ambition are all viable motives for violence, but could it be a crime of passion or even self-defence?

In a mystery that appears to involve some of her closest family and friends, Jess turns to her ancient past to help solve this latest tragedy.

Divine Death is the fourth book in the Isle of Wesberrey Series.

Find out more about the island’s history as the latest mystery unfolds.
 
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Holy Homicide Isle Of Wesberrey #1
 
Mausoleum Madness Isle Of Wesberrey #2
 
Pious Poison Isle Of Wesberrey #3
 
 
ABOUT PENELOPE 
 
Penelope lives on an island off the coast of Kent, England, with her four children and an elderly Jack Russell Terrier. A lover of murder mystery and cups of tea (served with a stack of digestive biscuits), she writes quaint cosy mysteries and other feel-good stories from a corner table in the vintage tea shop on the high street. Penelope loves nostalgia and all things retro. Her taste in music is also very last century.
 
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Blog Tour: “Getting Lucky” By Authors: A.R. Casella & Denise Grover Swank, #RomanticComedy is #AvailableNow ~ @DeniseMSwank #ARCasellaAuthor #SocialButterflyPR

Fate keeps throwing Jack and Maisie together, reminding them of how good they are together

Getting Lucky, an all-new must read standalone romantic comedy in the irresistible Asheville Brewery Series by New York Times bestselling author Denise Grover Swank and A.R. Casella is available now!

One night. Just one night.

Or at least that’s what Maisie tells herself when she brings Jack Durand home. Because even though his arms are a thing of beauty and he can charm wild animals (a huge turn-on for an animal lover like her), she’s in no position to start anything with anyone. So she pretends she’s just scratching an itch.

Jack is pretending too. His little sister is moving to Asheville as his ward, and between getting her through her senior year of high school and working at the family brewery, he doesn’t have time for a girlfriend. Even a sexy, no-nonsense powerhouse like Maisie.

But he can’t stop thinking about her, and it turns out he doesn’t have to. Her best friend, River, announces his engagement to Jack’s half-sister, Georgie, and—surprise!—they’re both in the wedding party.

Fate keeps throwing Jack and Maisie together, reminding them of how good they are together . . . which would be a whole lot less complicated if she hadn’t spent half her life in love with River.

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Excerpt

“You’re gonna make me a drink?” Maisie asked, raising her eyebrows. “I think I saw this play out in a Lifetime movie once. The guy made the girl a drink, and when she woke up, she’d been sold into some sex cult.”
He laughed as he looked in the cabinet over Dottie’s fridge, where most people kept their liquor. “That doesn’t sound like a Lifetime movie to me,” he said, pleased when he saw several bottles. Vodka. Gin. Rum. Triple sec. “And I used to be a bartender. I take it you like sweet and fruity drinks?”
Her brow shot up. “Are you judging me, Mr. I-Watch-So-Many-Lifetime-Movies-I-Can-Spot-a-Fake-Plot? Seems like I should be judging you.”
Turning to face her, he shook his head. Damn she was prickly, and for some bizarre reason he liked it. “Judge me all you want, but I’m not judging you. I’m just trying to figure out what to make you.”
Her face froze and her irritation faded. “Oh.”
He laughed, then spotted some lemons on the counter. “How about a lemon drop martini? I’m limited on a few key ingredients, so it won’t be my best, but I guarantee it will be better than Lurch’s punch.”
An appreciative look filled her eyes. “Okay, then. Wow me.”
He laughed again, and damn it felt good. His life had been serious for far too long, but Maisie brought out a playful side of him that had been buried forever. Tonight he wanted to pretend that he didn’t have a narcissistic mother and a seventeen-year-old sister who felt like the world was caving in on her. He was going to pretend he wasn’t creeping up on thirty without much of an idea of what the hell he was doing. Tonight, he was just a man who was captivated by a beautiful woman.
After slicing the lemon, he pulled the bottles of vodka and triple sec out of the cabinet. He rooted around the kitchen and found a mason jar and lid, plus a bottle of agave nectar since he didn’t have any simple syrup. He added the ingredients to the jar and shook it up with some ice, while Maisie watched him with an amused grin.
“Were you like those bartenders in Coyote Ugly who took their shirts off?”
“Sorry to disappoint. That would violate many health code standards.”
“So you’re a rule follower,” she said, studying him more intently.
“Why do you feel the need to label me?” he asked, searching for an appropriate glass to pour the drink into and only finding a wine glass.
But Maisie must have realized his dilemma because she snatched the mason jar from his hand and took the lid off.
“You’re supposed to pour it into another glass.”
She looked up at him with a smug expression. “See? Rule follower.”
Then she took a sip.
Was it wrong that he watched her lips as they cradled the rim of the jar? Or that his gaze drifted to her bare neck as she swallowed? Shit. That should not be turning him on, yet here he was, shifting uncomfortably and grateful his boxer briefs had shrunk in the dryer, binding him more tightly than usual.
“I don’t follow all the rules,” he found himself saying in a husky voice.
She lowered the jar and stared up at him. “Oh, yeah? Prove it.”
Jesus. What was she doing to him? Was she insinuating what he hoped she was? He took a step toward her, closing the distance between them and wrapping an arm around her back. When she didn’t protest or knee him in the balls, he slowly pulled her flush against him.
“Was this what you had in mind?”

About Denise Grover Swank

New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Denise Grover Swank was born in Kansas City, Missouri and lived in the area until she was nineteen. Then she became a nomadic gypsy, living in five cities, four states and ten ho uses over the course of ten years before she moved back to her roots. She speaks English and smattering of Spanish and Chinese which she learned through an intensive Nick Jr. immersion period. Her hobbies include witty Facebook comments (in own her mind) and dancing in her kitchen with her children. (Quite badly if you believe her offspring.) Hidden talents include the gift of justification and the ability to drink massive amounts of caffeine and still fall asleep within two minutes. Her lack of the sense of smell allows her to perform many unspeakable tasks. She has six children and hasn’t lost her sanity. Or so she leads you to believe.

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About A.R. Casella

A.R. CASELLA is a freelance developmental editor by day, writer by night. She lives in Asheville, NC with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and a variable number of fish. Her pastimes include chasing around her toddler, baking delicious treats, and occasional bouts of crocheting. Any Luck at All, co-written with New York Times bestselling author Denise Grover Swank, is her first book.

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Blog Tour: “Claiming His Family” Series: Higgens Security Book #2, By Author Ember Davis, #ContemporaryRomance ~ #EmberDavisAuthor @Bemybboyfriend


 
Title: Claiming His Family 
 
Series: Higgins Security Book 2

Author: Ember Davis 

Genre: Contemporary Romance 
 
 
 
 

 

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CHLOE

I’ve spent most of my life making myself small so that no one pays attention to me and I can fly under the radar. Being a part of The Community wasn’t my choice, but it’s been my home for as long as I can remember. I want out, but I can’t sacrifice the only family I’ve ever known.

I want to keep pushing Ryder away. I need to. For his safety and the safety of everyone else who means anything to him and his family. I wish it could be mine too. They don’t seem to want to let me go, no matter how much I hide.

Ryder is always so close and yet so far away. Another man’s hands on my body is the last straw and before I can stop it, he’s claimed me as his own. I didn’t want to stop it anyway. I want him.

Maybe I can trust him to keep me safe.


RYDER

Chloe isn’t ready for me, but I can’t stay away from her. She’s hiding things and I don’t want to push her, but I can’t shake the feeling that she’s not safe. I want to always keep her safe.

She’s mine and there isn’t a thing in this world that will stop me from claiming her as my own.

Another man making a move on my girl is too much for me to take. Whether she’s ready or not, it’s time for her to know just how much she means to me. It’s time for her to let me into what scares her. She always tries to blend into the background, but I see her. More than that, I want her.

I’ll protect her from the family that never deserved her and give her a new one; a better one. I’ll make sure that no one makes her feel small again.


**18+. If you like alpha heroes and an insta-love story that is sweet but isn’t necessarily simple, then this is for you. This story is safe, no cheating, guaranteed HEA. It is a standalone and the second in the Higgins Security series, but it would be more enjoyable if you’re caught up with this Denver family.
Warning: This story does contain casual cannabis use, but not to worry, they live in a legalized state and are responsible members of society.**
 
 
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About Ember 

 

Ember Davis loves alpha heroes with a range of emotions, but a strong sense of how to take care of their women.  She loves her heroines from all walks of life, just like her heroes, and she wants them to be real and relatable.  Her heroines tend to be sassy, opinionated and smart.

Ember is a stay at home mom of two who recently refound her love of books and all things romance and is so glad that she did.  She’s always been creative but writing and creating stories that she would love to read that satisfies the dreams she had as a little girl.  She loves butterflies, the color purple and enjoying time with her family. 

Pssst…it’s totally a pen name, but everything above is 100% true.

 
 
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#BlogTour #NewRelease “Tainted Love” By Author Jaime Roberts, #DarkRomance #TabooRomance is #AvailableNow ~ @JaimieRoberts77 @bemybboyfriend

Title: Tainted Love 
Author: Jaimie Roberts
Genre: Dark Romance/Taboo 
 
 
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At one time you were my reason to breathe,

So immersed in our love, I’m forbidden to leave.

What was once so innocent, we infected with lies,

Sucked deep into the darkness, I can no longer rise.

Troubled souls we are, but I cannot break away,

So loyal to you, I choose to stay.

But I’m harbouring a secret that will tear us apart,

My feelings so strong, I keep following my heart.

One day my betrayal will be revealed,

And that day grows closer with each lie concealed.

I know you will kill whoever gets in your way,

And for that reason alone, I should never stay.

My body is yours, but it will never be enough,

Forever trapped I am in our tainted love.

Warning: This book is filled with triggers. However, if that little imp inside you still wants to read it, then 1-click that bitch, put your feet up with a glass of wine (cos you’re going to need at least one), and enjoy this helluva ride!

 

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ABOUT JAIMIE ROBERTS 

Jaimie Roberts was born in London, but moved to Gibraltar in 2001. She is married with two sons, and in her spare time, she writes.
In June 2013, Jaimie published her first book, Take a Breath, with the second released in November 2013. With the reviews, Jaimie took time out to read and learn how to become a better writer. She gets tremendous enjoyment out of writing, and even more so from the feedback she receives.

 

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#BlogTour ~ “The Hunter And The Bringer” & “Monsters And Mortals” by  Morgan Straughan Comnick, Series: The Hunter And The Bringer Duology, Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal, Available Now! ~

 

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The Hunter And The Bringer Duology 

Morgan Straughan Comnick
 
 
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Title: The Hunter And The Bringer 
Series: The Hunter And The Bringer Duology #1 
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal 
 
 
 
Can the Hunters and the Bringers ever get along? A hunter will protect the masses from a dark world of monsters, but who will be the bringer of light?

Monsters thrive in our world in the shadows of mortal eyes, living to feed. To keep them away from the knowledge of the world, two groups have been formed: The Hunters, who kill all monsters to save mankind, and The Bringers, who see monsters as living creatures and capture them for study. Val Hemmingway is the top-notch agent for The Hunters. Jeremy Darington is the cocky golden man of The Bringers. With two clashing personalities and differentiating views, the two always end up in an argument. But when a new monster threat appears that can lure humans away without being seen, they must put everything aside and work together. Along the way, the discover secrets and embark on a personal journey that can flip the worlds of their organizations.
 
 


 
 

Title: Monsters And Mortals 

Series: The Hunter And The Bringer Duology #2
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal 
 
 
 

“They protect mortals from monsters. But what now defines a monster has become unclear.”Top agent for The Hunters, Val Hemmingway, and the golden boy of The Bringers, Jeremey Darington, are forced to continue their mission together to locate and stop a homicidal threat from the monster realm and his human puppet. Things are rocky between them as usual as they track down this killing machine through Europe with weapon’s master Galen and timid analyst Kesler. Along this dangerous adventure, storms will brew, monsters will attack, minds will become chaotic, and hearts will shatter, the answers to this mystery changing their lives more than they ever expected or are ready for. Read the conclusion of “The Hunter and The Bringer” duology today.This series is New Adult, so it has content that is 17+.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

What does fantasy mean to you? or how would you describe it?- Fantasy reminds me an incredible world, where reality takes a backseat and nothing is impossible.  I believe that you people can do anything.  That’s why we have creative drive and imaginations. 

 

Where do you get your ideas? I am gifted with an overactive imagination.  But like most authors, I am inspired by the world around me, people in my life, events in my life, and medias that are beloved to me, such as anime, manga, and fairy tales.

 

What is your writing process like? I work as an elementary teacher in addition to Sunday school, running the anime club at my district’s high school, and also summer school.  I write when three beautiful components come together: inspiration, motivation, and time.  Oh goodness, time managing!  I do outline the goals I want each chapter to achieve and key quotes I plan to use, but I also let the characters lead me in certain situations.  

 

What advice do you have for writers? First off, go for it! You are a shining star! Only you can write the story in your soul and the world wants to read it.  Don’t know what to write about?  I suggest to my students start with what you know and what you love.

 

Does a big ego help or hurt writers? In anything in life, if you do your best and have passion in your craft, you should be proud.  However, big egos turn me off when I encounter them in general.  Writers need their fans, people to give them a chance, no matter their experience or level of success.  We should love our work, but be humble and grateful to those who support us, always ready to improve and do our best.

 

What is your writing Kryptonite? Marketing.  I really should have gotten a business degree with my teaching one.  Actually composing a work?  Transitions can be tricky for me for some odd reason.

 

Do you try more to be original or to deliver to readers what they want? I have a story and characters that are begging to come into the world, so I write what my soul has created.  I might take certain scenes into consideration for what readers want, but I allow whatever flows out of my being to show itself.

 

Do you think someone could be a writer if they don’t feel emotions strongly? Absolutely! If you have something to share and an urge to write, by George, tally ho! 

 

Do you want each book to stand on its own, or are you trying to build a body of work with connections between each book? I have a writing style for sure with each of my series and works, but I also tweak them to have their own voices thanks to the characters and their target audiences.  I just want my audiences to find some happiness or a connection in any of my works. 🙂

 

If you could tell your younger writing self anything, what would it be? Go get a marketing degree! I am partly teasing.  I would tell my younger writer self to not be afraid to write anything you want because you have a rep of being a ‘goody-goody.’  

 

How did publishing your first book change your process of writing? I learned about the process of editing, truly editing and having to take criticisms for someone who wants your work to succeed, but a manuscript is an author’s baby and at first, you are protective of it.  Over time, I am more willing to listen, but also not afraid to defend something I am passionate about.  Like everything, communication is key to everything.  

 

What does literary success look like to you? When I have someone come to a convention to see me and beg for my next book or a selfie.  When I have someone draw fan art of my characters or want to marry Umbra or Jeremey or even be like Val or Stary, my heart is so full, my soul complete.  Seeing students I do book talks with come to me timidly to tell me they are starting a story and wanting to write, asking me for any advice or thanking me for not giving up on my dream, it makes me see that I do belong in this world.

 

Do you view writing as a kind of spiritual practice? For sure.  I have to get inside other characters’ heads, people I have created from nothing, beings that would not exist without me.  So, I have conversations with imaginary friends in my mind all the time.  And they boss me around and tell me what to do.  Then you have to research types of flamethrowers and how long an intestine would roll out if slashed open then run over by a car and you start to question your morals.  Balancing all this is such a delightful challenge.  How can it not be spiritual? 

 

What’s the most difficult thing about writing characters from the opposite sex? I think fully getting into someone’s head is a challenge.  I am lucky that I have brothers and have always gotten along well with guys, gaining insight to how they would handle certain situations.  I think the hardest part of writing as a guy for me is their lingo sometimes, especially in emotional scenes because I know media puts a lot of pressure on men to be these romantic leads, an unrealistic sappy women (like myself) want!

 

How do you select the names of your characters? Names are critical to me.  I always am seeking names that are unique, but still fairly easy to pronounce.  And the meanings for the names have to reflect the character, usually their personality or a deeper destiny for them.

 

If you didn’t write, what would you do for work? I would still teacher, but I also have an interest in voice acting and charity work involving cosplay.  Or a tour guide for Graceland. Elvis is my king.

 

If you had to do something differently as a child or teenager to become a better writer as an adult, what would you do? Take spelling and grammar a little more seriously earlier in life.  I waited until I was 15, when I decided to try to write a manuscript, that I needed to practice and care for it.

 

Do you believe in writer’s block? I have this often! It’s when my imaginary friends decide they don’t want to talk to me or proper wording fails me.  It is annoying.

Do you Google yourself? *Shyly raises hand* Guilty.  

 

What one thing would you give up to become a better writer? Stress! 

 

What is the most difficult part of your artistic process? We are our own worst critics.  Being proud of your work, the world only you can mold, but still wanting your reader to see all the love and work you put into it.  Knowing what you did was worthwhile.

 

 


 
 


 

Morgan was born and raised in the small, yet big enough town of Farmington, Missouri which has magic hidden within it along with bipolar weather. Before she found her path to teaching and the bridge that connects her to writing, she wanted to be a paleontologist, a teddy bear designer, an actor (which she still dreams about, but in anime voice acting form), and an American J-Pop idol. She had been writing since she was six, but never pondered it until her 6th-grade Communication Arts teacher gave her the title “The Queen of Details” and her 9th grade Communication Arts teacher informed her she would make a fantastic book character for HIS future book, where she laughed, but it triggered the question within her “Why can’t I write one?”

When she is not writing, daydreaming, snuggling with her hubby, or trying to educate and inspire young minds at her local school district, Morgan enjoys singing, acting, drawing, playing video games, organizing things, doing goofy voices, confusing people by making them smile with her cute, but unique fashion choices, engaging in social interaction with her friends, family, co-workers, love of her life, and church family, smiling and laughing to burn calories, having ‘me’ time by listening to music and walking, watching awesome TV shows and movies, and collecting adorable plushies, and geeky buttons and keychains along with buying way too many books, graphic tees, and dresses. She is in love with reading as well. Her guilty pleasure, however, is being a full otaku. Anime, manga, cosplay, Japanese culture, and more help identify and inspire her every day, giving her confidence and happiness.

Morgan’s first book, Spirit Vision, fuses Morgan’s love for her hometown and the people close in life, the world beyond life, finding the magic only you can have inside yourself, the power of love and friendship, and of writing in general. She hopes to make Spirit Vision a series and write many more books, sharing her always-on imagination with the world.

She also has deeply enjoyed writing poems and short stories for her two current collections (more to come in the future) and her new adult monster hunter series, The Hunter and The Bringer, being absorbed in the different type of writing style and colorful cast of characters.

 

#BlogTour ~ “And Death Followed Behind Her” by Author: Russell Nohelty, Genre: Myth And Legend Fantasy, Series: The Godsverse Chronicles #2, is Available Now! ~ @russellnohelty @MyGltyObsess @bemybboyfriend

Title: And Death Followed Behind Her 

Author: Russell Nohelty 

Genre: Myth And Legend Fantasy 

Series: The Godsverse Chronicles #2

 
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All gods are real…they’re just dicks.

Katrina was just a normal person with a simple life. Then, the Apocalypse descended upon her, and she spent two years fighting with and living among monsters.

They were neither pleasant nor polite neighbors, so she snapped and set out to Hell to kill the Devil.

That’s when the carnage started.

Action, adventure, humor, and chaos abound in this mythological fantasy supernatural thriller book box set that’s paced for edge of your seat excitement.

Join Katrina on three hair-raising adventures that pit her against God, the Devil, Zeus, Hera, and Cronos himself as she traipses across the universe breaking as many things as she fixes, fighting her way through Greek, Roman, and Judeo-Christian mythology, and causing trouble at every stop along the way.

If you love action-adventure fantasy stories, monsters, mythology, and heroines with their sass and snark turned up to 11, then this book is for you.

 

 
 



 

The world ended. 

I survived.

Now, I want my life back.

Two years ago, the world went through the end of times, the Apocalypse, or whatever the religious types call it.

God beamed all the good boys and girls up to some giant party in the sky and left the rest of us asking one question: Why not me?

A rift opened in the desert. Hellspawn poured out onto Earth.

They ravaged humanity, ripping us apart for their own pleasure, torturing us in the most grotesquely creative ways possible.

It was bedlam; Hell on earth. And there was nothing we could do to stop it.

Then, one day, the monsters got bored and opted for a quiet life in the suburbs.

They squatted in the homes of the people they had brutally murdered. They were neither pleasant or polite neighbors. They threw raucous parties late into the night and played their guitars too loud. They shot off fireworks in the dead of night. They lived like frat boys.

We lived in constant fear and in a state of perpetual loneliness, expecting to die and scared to live. We tried to get along any way we could, even after we’d lost everything.

I’m sick of living with monsters, working with monsters, and fighting monsters.

I want my old life back. I want peace and quiet. I want the Apocalypse to END. 

There’s only one way to make that happen. Travel to Hell, find the Devil, and kill him. So that’s what I’m gonna do.

My name is Katrina, and I really hate the Apocalypse.

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Russell Nohelty is a USA Today bestselling author, publisher, and speaker. He runs Wannabe Press (www.wannabepress.com), a small press that publishes weird books for weird people. Russell is the author of many novels, including four books in The Godsverse Chronicles, Sorry for Existing, Invasion, The Vessel, and My Father Didn’t Kill Himself, along with the creator of the Ichabod Jones: Monster Hunter, Gherkin Boy, Pixie Dust, and Katrina Hates the Dead graphic novels. He also edited the Monsters and Other Scary Shit and Cthulhu is Hard to Spell, and Cthulhu is Hard to Spell: The Terrible Twos anthologies, all of which raised over $25,000 on Kickstarter. To date, Russell Nohelty has raised over $170,000 on Kickstarter across ten projects.

You can check out his books for yourself by joining his mailing list at www.russellnohelty.com/mail, where he’ll send you a collection of his books for free.

 

Social Media Links: @russellnohelty on Twitter and Instagram. /russellnohelty on Facebook

 


 

 


 

 

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