Monthly Archives: April 2018

Kick-Start Your Social Media in 7 Easy Steps

Kick-Start Your Social Media in 7 Easy StepsThis quick start guide is filled with simple step-by-step instructions to help you attract, interact with, and grow a legitimate social media following of real people with a genuine interest in you and your product, service or brand.

In the vein of Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends and Influence People, and Keith Ferrazzi’s Never Eat Alone, but with a focus on social media in the digital age, becoming a powerful influencer is only one click away! Continue reading

Something in Return

Something in ReturnNineteen-year-old Taylor has life under control, content with a routine of work and casual encounters, until the day a prospective roommate shows up at her apartment and challenges Taylor to share more than just the spare bedroom.

Taylor Silva abides by her own set of rules. She is careful to avoid intimacy and does not allow anyone to get close to her. Taylor has convinced herself, against the wishes of her friends, that being unattached will save her from inevitable heartache. However, this all changes when Zoey, a representation of everything that Taylor is not, moves in with her. Continue reading

Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing?: A memoir in essays

Is That The Shirt You're Wearing A Memoir in EssaysThe humorous essays in the memoir, Is That The Shirt You’re Wearing?, are woven together by journal entries from two summers in the author’s life when absolutely everything happened.

The essays address a diverse range of topics, from Brakeman hating being called “Ma’am” (and proposing a wonderful alternative), to accidentally teaching her seven year old daughter to swear; from discovering the perils of shopping in the loud and stinky Hollister store, to being scolded by a Very Important Singer. Continue reading

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill (Precious Ramotswe Mystery Book 1)

The Mystery of Meerkat Hill Precious Ramotswe Mystery Book 1Precious wants to be a detective when she grows up. She is always practicing at being a detective by asking questions and finding out about other people’s lives.

There are two new students in her class, a girl called Teb and a boy called Pontsho. She learns that they are brother and sister, and—even more exciting—that Pontsho has a clever pet meerkat named Kosi.

One day, Teb and Pontsho’s family’s cow disappears. Precious helps them look for clues to find the cow. But getting the cow back home will require some quick thinking and help from an unexpected source. Continue reading

Heart of a Marquess: Regency Romance (Gentlemen and Brides)

Heart of a Marquess Regency Romance Gentlemen and BridesA plan born of deception… Can Charlotte overcome her stepsister’s cruel actions and find the love she deserves?

Miss Charlotte Richardson was heartbroken when her father died, but is elated when her mother remarries. It brings Charlotte such joy to see her mother happy again.

Charlotte hopes to develop a close bond with her new stepsister, Lady Emma, but her hopes are quickly shattered. Lady Emma is upset that she must now share her home with Charlotte, whom she feels is beneath her. Continue reading

How to Become a Private Investigator

How to Become a Private InvestigatorBreak into the industry with little or no experience.

So you want to be a private investigator?

• Little or no law enforcement or related experience?
• Sick of sending resumes and calling companies only to hear ‘no’?
• Want to start your own business?
• Want to know what it’s really like being a P.I.?

A few years ago I was in exactly the same position.

Find out how I went from a standard corporate marketing job, to fulfilling my dream of becoming a private investigator – with almost no experience.  Continue reading

Her Prime (Romantic Recreations Book 1)

Her Prime Romantic Recreations Book 1Gina is a force to be reckoned with. She’s an MMA superstar who runs her own gym and loves competition.

She’s worked extremely hard to get everything she wants. She has a thriving business, a big house, fame and fortune. She essentially has everything she ever dreamed of. Well, almost everything…

Gina’s old best friend, Annabella, used to be the light of her life. Gina was madly in love with her. Annabella’s a sensitive woman with a warm heart but when Gina told her she was madly in love with her, she split. They haven’t spoken in years. Until now, that is. Continue reading

Love’s Chance: Mail Order Bride Romance (Brides and Promises)

Loves Chance Mail Order Bride RomanceWhen Charlotte’s family loses their wealth, she agrees to marry a man she has never met to help him manage a small farm.

The only problem is she has no idea how to cook or clean, and she certainly has no idea how to milk a cow.

Charlotte was given every luxury in life growing up. Although she learned how to appreciate the finer things in life, she never learned how to cook or clean. Those skills didn’t matter because Charlotte knew she would only marry a man that could give her the same type of lifestyle her father had given her. Continue reading

The Next Port

The Next PortThe Next Port by Heyward Coleman is a bold and entertaining memoir chronicling the five year voyage the author and his wife made sailing their 42-foot sailboat, Skimmer.

Readers will marvel at the warmth, generosity and wisdom the world had to offer them on this journey of a lifetime.

What began as letters to family and friends ultimately became an engaging book that chronicles the realization of a lifelong dream of the author and his wife to explore the world on a sailboat and is a powerful testament to the life and love that flourished during their five-year “world-wind” voyage. Continue reading

The Games the Earl Plays (Heirs of High Society)

The Games the Earl Plays Heirs of High Society A Regency Romance BookAfter growing up in an orphanage, Rose Smith enjoys using her imagination to escape her reality.

Yet while she’d readily claim that she’d made the best decisions in life, her only mistake is when she falls for the one man in the world she can never have. The Earl of Obenshire.

They’re just friends, however. Albeit, very close friends. But that will never change the fact that he is an earl and the heir to a dukedom.

Could her life get any more complicated? Continue reading

Free Book: Steal My Attention (Billionaire Pleasures Book 1)

Steal My Attention Billionaire Pleasures Book 1Life might be a struggle, but I’ll never give up on my dreams.

Hardworking is my middle name, not that I have a choice.

As a single mom who helps run a multi-billion dollar advertising company and helps my ill mother, it’s just required of me.

Dating, sex, love? Not at all in the picture. I don’t have time for that.

Until Elon. Continue reading

Helium

HeliumHelium is the debut poetry collection by internet phenom Rudy Francisco, whose work has defined poetry for a generation of new readers.

Rudy’s poems and quotes have been viewed and shared millions of times as he has traveled the country and the world performing for sell-out crowds.

Helium is filled with work that is simultaneously personal and political, blending love poems, self-reflection, and biting cultural critique on class, race and gender into an unforgettable whole. Continue reading

Saloons at Sunset (The Chronicles of Elmer Capshaw Book 1)

Saloons at Sunset The Chronicles of Elmer Capshaw Book 1In the West nearly all the men could shoot whether they were a farmer, a banker, a lawyer or a butcher.

Elmer was none of these he was a street tough a brawler and an investigator that uncovered injustice and fought for what is right. Sometimes justice had to work outside of the law and that is just what Elmer was, he was Outside Justice.

Amazon Reviews:

A true western story! Any one that likes western stories has to love this down to earth tale. Continue reading

The Body’s Question: Poems

The Body's Question PoemsThe debut collection by the Poet Laureate of the United States

* Winner of the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize *

You are pure appetite. I am pure
Appetite. You are a phantom
In that far-off city where daylight
Climbs cathedral walls, stone by stolen stone.
–from “Self-Portrait as the Letter Y”

The Body’s Question by Tracy K. Smith received the 2002 Cave Canem Poetry Prize for the best first book by an African-American poet, selected by Kevin Young. Continue reading

Don’t Give Up On Me (Volume 1)

Dont Give Up On Me Volume 1When Thea Blackwell becomes popular she finds herself in a downward spiral that causes her to lose her best friends and sister; Jordan, Laine, and Tatyana.

As these three devise a series of schemes to get Thea back in check, one scheme goes awry. Thea ends up in the hospital fighting for her life. Stuck in a waiting game, will she survive or will this be the end of Thea Blackwell? Continue reading

Chevalier

ChevalierLinah Morane, a well-known woman of Meridionalis has been scorned and taunted her entire life due to her abnormalities.

After the humiliation of being abandoned at the altar, she humbly accepts the unexpected marriage proposal to the King’s Vizier, Kohl. Her heart still fluttered each time she fondly remembered their first and only dance together.

The depth in her eyes was emphasized by the rare hue of cerulean that peered into his soul. Those eyes had stopped the very beating of Kohl’s heart. He had fallen in love with her that very moment. Over the years, her poise and grace to overcome the whisperings were admirable on a royal level. Then fate arrived and Kohl lept at the opportunity to have Linah as his bride. Continue reading

Indigo

IndigoF. D. Soul’s first collection of poetry and prose.

Written for those who have ever wondered what a heart looks like outside of the human body.

This book is a breath. It’s that plunge into fear as your heart stops as if perhaps it won’t remember how to catch the next beat (but always does). And it’s wincing. Biting the pillow. Laughing even though you can hear your ribs cracking. This book is walking through a Weeping Willow with your fingers outstretched. Continue reading

Out of Darkness (War of the Sisters Book 1)

Out of Darkness War of the Sisters Book 1Lilith, light and ice; Asherah, darkness and fire.

Together they created the Earth and all its inhabitants, and together they slept.

Apart they may destroy it all.

Amazon Reviews:

I was swept into the story quickly. It was difficult to put it down at all, which is the mark of a great book. The writing is beautiful and the story it weaves kept me engrossed throughout. Continue reading

Trouble in Lodestone: A Daniel Marlboro Western

Trouble in LodestonePinkertons never sleep, at least that’s the motto. Daniel Marlboro returns to the Chicago Headquarters of the Pinkerton Detective Agency only to find that his jealous boss is incensed at his performance on his latest deployment.

As punishment, Daniel is saddled with a greenhorn at his side—and a remote job in the rough and tumble mining town of Lodestone, Colorado. Continue reading

Silver Lining: The Saga of an Orphan

Silver Lining The Saga of an OrphanAn indelible story of the resilience of the human spirit from one of the emerging voices from Africa.

For fans of A Long Walk to Water by Linda Sue Park, Solacers by Arion Golmakani, White Orleander by Janet Fitch, and Finding Fish by Antwone Quenton Fisher, Silver Lining tells the heart-wrenching traumatic story of an orphaned child named Alimu as he grows up in a country torn apart by a rebel war.

When Alimu passes the National Primary School Examination, his father takes him to the city to live with an aunt, his father’s only sister, to pursue his studies. His aunt, instead, subjects him to terrible mistreatment. Continue reading