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Chapter reveal: Hidden Shadows, by Linda Lucretia Shuler

Title: Hidden Shadows

Genre: Literary

Author: Linda Lucretia Shuler

Publisher: Twilight Times Books

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Added by Mayra Calvani on November 21, 2015 at 7:42am — No Comments

The Writing Life with Historical Novelist Joan Schweighardt

Joan Schweighardt is the author of several novels. In addition to her own projects, she writes, ghostwrites and edits for private and corporate clients.

Website: www.joanschweighardt.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/joanschweighardtwriter



Added by Mayra Calvani on November 11, 2015 at 11:23am — No Comments

Talking Craft with JJ Sherwood, Author of ‘Kings or Pawns’

On a cold winter night, wind howling into the desert sky, one ordinary hospital gave witness to a historic event. JJ Sherwood was born at 2:30 a.m. on December 31st, just barely managing to squeeze in to supplant New Year’s Eve. JJ has always had a flair for the dramatics.

Sherwood began writing in the womb after a…


Added by Mayra Calvani on October 30, 2015 at 12:51pm — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for ’Cello’ by Steven Hancoff

Bach, Casals and the Six Suites for ’Cello, a project that took Hancoff eight years to complete, is a fascinating, immersive multimedia extravaganza that combines music, history and art, a gem for classical music enthusiasts.

The ebook has four volumes:



Added by Mayra Calvani on October 27, 2015 at 12:16pm — No Comments

Press release: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with ‘Latina Authors and Their Muses’

For immediate release                                     
Contact: Lida Quillen
(423) 323-0183
(September 25, 2015, Kingsport,…

Added by Mayra Calvani on September 25, 2015 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Interview with Jane Tesh, Author of ‘Butterfly Waltz’

Jane Tesh is a retired media specialist and pianist for the Andy Griffith Playhouse in Mt. Airy, NC, the real Mayberry. She is the author of the Madeline Maclin Series, A Case of ImaginationA Hard Bargain, A Little Learning, and A Bad Reputation, featuring former beauty queen,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on September 23, 2015 at 8:45am — No Comments

Spotlight/Chapter Reveal: Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy, by M.D. Moore (family drama)

Title: Waiting for the Cool Kind of Crazy

Genre: Fiction/Family Drama

Author: M.D. Moore

Publisher: Black Rose Writing

Purchase on …


Added by Mayra Calvani on August 2, 2015 at 11:24am — No Comments

On the Spotlight: The Aqua Lie, by L.L. Hunter

Title: The Aqua Lie
Series: The Aqua Saga book 2
Author: L.L. Hunter
Genre: YA Dystopian
Cover Designer:…

Added by Mayra Calvani on July 31, 2015 at 10:55am — No Comments

On the spotlight and chapter reveal: Trial By Fire (Schooled In Magic 7), by Christopher G. Nuttall

Title: Trial By Fire (Schooled In Magic 7)

Genre: Fantasy

Author: Christopher G. Nuttall


Publisher: Twilight Times…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 26, 2015 at 7:07am — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Madison’s Song’ by Christine Amsden

Madison’s Song is the latest addition to the Cassie Scot Paranormal Detective fantasy/mystery series. Though not the latest instalment, it is a stand-alone, companion book to the series and, though there are mystery elements in it, it is primarily a romantic fantasy.

So far I’ve read and enjoyed all of the books and this one didn’t…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 19, 2015 at 5:47am — No Comments

Profile: Christine Amsden, Author of the Cassie Scot Series

“Writing has taught me the importance of self-confidence in becoming good at anything,” says Christine Amsden, who, in spite of having been diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, a condition that effects the retina and causes a loss of central vision, has gone on to become the award-winning, bestselling author of the …


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 15, 2015 at 1:41pm — No Comments

On the Spotlight: Why Hate the Billionaire? (The Delanys Book I), by Johanna Bordeaux

I’m Cassidy Delany. Bright new shiny MD. So how do I celebrate? I let myself go crazy with the hottest man I’ve ever seen. Piercing blue-gray eyes with a ripped chest and six-pack abs I could lick for a lifetime. The two of us together equals a nuclear explosion. Too bad Daniel is an arrogant billionaire prick who thinks he can just take what he…


Added by Mayra Calvani on July 10, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Book Review: Turning to Stone (Roma Series Book 4), by Gabriel Valjan

International spy Alabaster Black returns in this the latest instalment in Valjan’s exciting mystery/suspense Roma series.

This time Alabaster (aka Bianca Nerini) and her colleagues takes us to Naples, where tension is rapidly escalating between mafia clans and where she must outwit a powerful crime syndicate named Camorra.

Counterfeited euros and bonds,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 18, 2015 at 3:23pm — No Comments

bBook Review: The Accidental Art Thief, by Joan Schweighardt

TitleThe Accidental Art Thief

Genre: General fiction/Literary

Author: Joan Schweighardt


Publisher: Twilight Times…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 15, 2015 at 6:50am — 1 Comment

Book Review: ‘April Snow’ by Lynn Steward

Title: April Snow
Genre: Women’s Fiction
Author: Lynn Steward
Publisher: Lynn Steward Publishing…

Added by Mayra Calvani on June 7, 2015 at 8:41am — 1 Comment

Interview: Terry Jackman, Author of ‘Ashamet, Desert-Born’

Terry Jackman is really a Teresa, and married with kids. She’s not pretending to be a guy just for the book. Nobody, but nobody, calls her anything but Terry, so Terry is actually the most honest name to put on the cover.

To go with her two names she has two identities. In one she’s a mild-mannered lady who tutors children and lives in a pretty English village,…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 3, 2015 at 12:11pm — No Comments

Book Review: ‘Death Is Always a Resident,’ by Lorraine Jeffery

Jan Myers is a widowed mom and director of the Forest Hills Skilled Nursing Facility in Ohio. One day she receives an unexpected visit from Detective Pollander from the Columbus Police Department, asking unsettling questions about a Mr. Packard Nickle, who used to be a resident but had suffered a heart attack and died…


Added by Mayra Calvani on June 1, 2015 at 1:06pm — 1 Comment

Interview with Lynn Steward, Author of ‘April Snow’

Lynn Steward is a successful business woman who spent many years in New York City’s fashion industry in marketing and merchandising, including the development of the first women’s department at a famous men’s clothing store. Through extensive research, and an intimate knowledge of the period, Steward created the…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 30, 2015 at 10:29am — No Comments

Interview: Joan Schweighardt, Author of ‘The Accidental Art Thief’

Please welcome my special guest Joan Schweighardt. Joan has been a writer all her life. She makes her living writing/editing for clients, and when she has free time, she writes for herself. The Accidental Art Thief is her fifth novel, and she’s here today to tell us all about it.

Congratulations on the release of your latest book, The Accidental Art…


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 24, 2015 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Chapter reveal: 'Help Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System,' by Liane Brouillette


Title:  Help Your Child to Thrive: Making the Best of a Struggling Public Education System

Genre: Non-fiction, parenting, education

Author: Liane Brouillette

Website: …


Added by Mayra Calvani on May 15, 2015 at 4:15am — No Comments

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