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Lost and Found by Amy Shojai


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AN AUNT searches for her lost nephew—and dooms her sister.A MOM gambles a miracle will cure—and not kill—her child.A DOG finds his true purpose—when he disobeys.      Animal behaviorist September Day has lost everything—husband murdered, career in ruins, confidence shot—and returns home with her trained Maine Coon cat Macy to Texas to recover. She’s forced out of hibernation when her nephew Steven and his autism service dog Shadow disappear in a freak blizzard. When her sister trusts a maverick researcher’s promise to help Steven, September has 24 hours to rescue them from a devastating medical experiment impacting millions of children, a deadly secret others will kill to protect. As September races the clock, the body count swells. Shadow does his good-dog duty but can’t protect his boy.      Finally September and Shadow forge a stormy partnership to rescue the missing and stop the nightmare cure. But can they also find the lost parts of themselves? “Amy Shojai’s LOST AND FOUND wraps family secrets, murder, and medical miracles around the small form of an autistic child. Riveting, heart-wrenching, and brilliant, here is the debut of a stunning talent.” –James Rollins, New York Times bestseller of Bloodline “Pet behavior expert Amy Shojai’s debut thriller LOST AND FOUND combines the medical tension of Robin Cook thrillers with the emotional heart of THE ART OF RACING IN THE RAIN.” –Dr. Marty Becker, Best-selling author and resident veterinarian on Good Morning America and The Dr. Oz Show  

She’s a certified animal behavior consultant, and the award-winning author of 26 best selling pet books that cover furry babies to old-fogies, first aid to natural healing, and behavior/training to Chicken Soup-icity.      She is the Puppies Guide at, the cat behavior expert at, and hosts a weekly half hour Internet Pet Peeves radio show.      Amy has been featured as an expert in hundreds of print venues including The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, and Family Circle, as well as national radio and television networks such as CNN, Animal Planet’s DOGS 101 and CATS 101. She’s been a consultant to the pet products industry and a host/program consultant for select “furry” TV projects.      Amy brings her unique pet-centric viewpoint to public appearances, writer conferences keynotes/seminars and THRILLERS WITH BITE!

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Posted by on September 17, 2012 in Writer/Author


Howl For It by Cynthia Eden

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“Like a Wolf with a Bone” – Quiet little Darla Lewis couldn’t be happier when the most-feared member of the South’s rowdiest pack kidnaps her. A girl gets real tired of being overprotected by her own shifter family, and there’s nothing like a big bad wolf to start a pack feud, unleash her instincts- and have her surrender however and whenever she wants… Cynthia Eden – “Wed or Dead” – Gage Ryder knew his human bride had a wild side. But spending their honeymoon night on the run from hunters out to finish him and his pack is sure not the kind of fun he was looking forward to. No problem – Gage will do whatever it takes to lay bare Kayla’s secrets. If he can keep from being captured by his own seductive game… see comments about this new and wonderful book

Cynthia Eden is a national best-selling author of paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels. Her books have received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly, and her novel, DEADLY FEAR, was named a RITA® finalist for best romantic suspense.

Cynthia is a southern girl who loves horror movies, chocolate, and happy endings.  She has always wanted to write (don’t most authors say that?), and particularly enjoys creating stories about monsters–vampires, werewolves, and even the real-life monsters that populate her romantic suspense stories.

Cynthia’s foreign sales for her books include translations to Japan, Germany, Thailand, and Brazil.

(Back in the day…) Cynthia graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Alabama where she studied Sociology (because people interest her) and Communication (because she likes to write about said people).  Cynthia has worked as a college admissions counselor, a teacher, and as an editor. But now, Cynthia is thrilled to be spending her days making up stories.

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Posted by on August 31, 2012 in Writer/Author


Weeping Willows By B. J. Robinson

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A young couple tries to outlast another couple and survive a haunted mansion to win a honeymoon in Hawaii. Angela peeked out the window. “They’re beautiful. What are they?”

“Beautiful and deadly if ingested.” Kevin stressed. “Oleander bushes.”

Angela glanced out the window again. “They sure bloom beautiful flowers. It’s hard to think something so pretty could be so deadly.”

“Yes, their beauty is deceptive, like a woman.”

When I was a little girl, Daddy was in the process of building my mother a home on an Angie, Louisiana red cliff. I remember standing on the edge and looking down into what was an abyss to me. Of course, I was small so perhaps that cliff wasn’t as high as it appeared and the gulley may not have been as deep. This story was born out of that experience and the use of my writer’s imagination. Daddy sold the house in Angie before he finished it and moved us to another part of Louisiana so Mom could be near her people. He knew he wouldn’t be around much longer. We lost him when I was four on Christmas Day, so I have only my early childhood memories of Angie, Louisiana, which neighbored Bogalusa, Louisiana, and a paper mill we could smell when the wind blew. When the wind blew just right, we could still smell it all those miles away in our new Louisiana home. This is a contemporary short story set in Louisiana.

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I’m a Christian writer who writes Christian romance, devotionals, and short stories. Follow my blog at

Jesus is the best thing that’s ever happened to me!

“I’ve never seen anyone so passionate about writing. I know your writing will help others. In fact, you’ve helped

others–for many years.” That’s how a friend and colleauge describes me. I share my heart and soul through my writing, as well as my passion for and love of Jesus. I’m working on a Christian Romance novel titled Hidden Treasures. Two devotionals were recently published with MustardSeed Ministries and seven were accepted for Devotions with Standard Publishing in Spring 2010. Another has been published in Words to Write By: Author Devotionals Compiled by Robin Bayne, for a total of ten published devotionals this year.I spend most of my free time writin.My husband and I have two dogs and a cat. One dog is a German Shepherd.

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Posted by on July 28, 2012 in Writer/Author


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By Evelyn David

The Dog Days of Summer in Lottawatah (Brianna Sullivan Mysteries)

Psychic Brianna Sullivan is back in “The Dog Days of Summer in Lottawatah,” Volume 2 of the Brianna Sullivan Mysteries.

Brianna, still in Lottawattah, Oklahoma, is now being pestered by the ghostly ex-girlfriend of main squeeze Dete

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ctive Cooper Jackson. The apparition won’t move away from Cooper and towards the light until Brianna figures out who killed her.

Volume 2 of the series, a novella, finds Brianna selling lake lots for a new resort, attending her boyfriend’s high school class reunion where the guests aren’t all of this world, and tracking down a killer (or two). “The Dog Days of Summer in Lottawatah” has a mystery to die for, characters you’ll love, and sparkling dialogue that will make you laugh out loud. Who knew ghosts could have such a good sense of humor?

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Posted by on July 16, 2012 in Writer/Author


Voyage of the legacy by Linda A Scott

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United Federation of Earth had plans to send colony ships to the stars, many were under construction. One such ship was the Legacy. It was built at one-quarter scale however it was still a huge ship. It mirrored the larger ships in every way; its purpose was to test out a new Warp Core. It was capable of traveling eight times the speed of light.

The Legacy would test the Warp Core, Bio-garden and Medical Units to full capacity and beyond. They would test the Cryogenic Sleep Chamber, and the special healing Medic Units, which were designed for major injuries and illnesses. These healing units could heal the body through a cryogenic type sleep. Instead of freezing the patient they were put in suspended animation.

The Legacy would be self sufficient by mid journey, complete with raising its own crops and animals for food; in addition the ship had two large tanks for fish both salt water and fresh, for the crew to eat. The crew was not all military but some were pioneers young and strong, couples some with children. It was the greatest hope that others not married would marry and produce children. This would be studied by the medical team as well.

If they should come upon a habitable planet, they could deploy the ten townships and start a colony. Sending the Legacy back to Earth with a skeleton crew to give reports and bring back more colony members.

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Author Linda A Scott  ‘Voyage of the Legacy’

I started writing this book when her husband Lee suffered from a surgery that went so wrong. It almost killed him. The hospital staff let him aspirate after arriving on the floor from recovery. He needed total care for a long time and is disabled now. Lee loved to read so I started telling him stories about the Legacy, later I wrote them down. My book is full of adventure, fun and magic.

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Janice  Abel  -The authors incredible  imagination takes readers on a journey beyond the edge of the Milky Way to a  place they call Eden.  But before you arrive you will  adventure into a world of The Legacy with cryogenics, teleporting, and an array  of creatures.  The common demonomator among them; all of human  compassion and emotion.  TJ, Commander of the Legacy, has lost  his wife, but dreams of a golden blond with rainbow eyes, that he meets and marries on-route.  A  captain of a disabled miner ship, they encounter tries to take over Legacy; just  a small part of this adventure.  You’ll be asked to jump into  the lives of a parade of characters and situations that calls for more than a  lazy evening in front of the television.

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Posted by on July 7, 2012 in Writer/Author


Author Gwen Steel

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Julianna Hastings had to put her grief for her father and stepmother on hold when she assumed custody of her younger siblings. When she loses them in a custody hearing, she is overwhelmed by grief and unable to cope.

Jeremy Davies runs a successful business. While looking for his next Executive Secretary, he is pulled into the fun and loving Hastings family circle. When Julianna falls apart, Jeremy wants to be the one to help put Julianna and her family back together. Another watches and wants all that Jeremy has, including Julianna. Will he tear their new family apart? This book has scenes some may find objectionable, graphic sexual content.

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Posted by on June 16, 2012 in Writer/Author


About Author Mike Faricy

Hey, thanks for being interested enough to get this far. I’m the oldest of five children, born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1951, the height of the baby boom. I graduated in 1973 with a degree in history. My very patient wife and I live in St. Paul, Minnesota and Dublin, Ireland.

Immediately after college, I went to work for 3M Company in sales. Not finding the corporate world to my liking, I left 3M and took a job in banking. I liked that even less and entered the Graphic Arts Industry. I loved it and worked in the pre-press (lithographic) industry for over fifteen years. Sadly, the industry no longer exists, replaced by digital cameras and computer programs like PhotoShop. In addition to all that, I’ve been a soldier, a freelance journalist, a bartender, a seller of designer cakes, as well as owner of a painting and decorating company. On the off-chance that none of my paying jobs managed to offend you, I also play bagpipes in the Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band.

All my books are stand alone, read them in whatever order you like. I hope you find them enjoyable page turners, filled with the sort of oddballs we’re curious about but prefer to keep at a distance. None of my characters will be saving the world from terrorism, international banking conspiracies or coups to take over the government. Rather, they inhabit a world just below the surface of polite society, characters with one foot on both sides of the law, and serving not so much as examples, but as warnings. Thanks again for taking the time.


An entertaining tale of intrigue, rank ineptitude and one night stands. Dysfunctional PI Dev Haskell wakes up in bed with his latest client and she’s signed him up with the Russian mob. Their ‘special’ relationshp quickly finds Dev at odds with the local police and an FBI Task Force. In the process Dev places one foot on both sides of the law. Another fast paced, engrossing supense thriller from Minnesota‘s master of the bizarre, Mike Faricy.   also available in ebook


Anthony, DiMento, known as Merlot, owes money to germaphobic mobster Declan Osborne and has a week to make things right. Robbing a bank is about the only idea he can come up, of course he falls for lovely bank teller Cindy. Throw in Otto O’Malley, the brains behind the state fair taste treat, Deep-Fat-Fried-Bacon-On-A-sitck, season with a sprinkling of spice from exotic dancer, Serpentina. Top off with the sinister Ditschler brothers; Mendel, Lucerne and Elvis, and you’ve got the perfect recipe for another crazy Mike Faricy suspense thriller. An action packed, hilarious tale of crazy people, doing incredibly strange things in pursuit of the almighty dollar.

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Posted by on May 12, 2012 in Writer/Author


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