Showing posts from September, 2016

Introducing Welcome to the Apocalypse by D. L. Richardson!

I'm delighted to announce that the science fiction novel, Welcome to the Apocalypse by D. L. Richardson recently been nominated by Amazon's Kindle Scout Program for possible publication. Starting on September 28th and lasting until October 28th, Welcome to the Apocalypse by D. L. Richardson will be part of its own campaign for publication. Yes, from September 28th to October 28th, Welcome to the Apocalypse by D. L. Richardson will be subject to the voting process. Your vote counts, so be sure to vote today!

Meet D. L. Richardson
Debbie Richardson is a writer of speculative fiction. Her favorite authors influence her to write: Dean Koontz, Stephen King and Anne Rice. She wanted to be a musician first but decided writing had better hours. She wants to be as prolific as her favorite authors and she loves meeting readers and sharing her writing tips with other authors. When she's not writing she's reading, killing weeds in the garden, walking the dog, or apologizing to her…

Michelle Madow - The Prophecy of Shadows

16. The Prophecy of Shadows by Michelle Madow (2016)
The Elementals Series Book 1 Length: 309 pages  Genre: Fantasy Started: 4 September 2016 Finished: 23 September 2016 Where did it come from? Many thanks to Michelle Madow for sending me a copy of this book to read.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 24 June 2016
Why do I have it? I like fantasy and Michelle Madow is a new author for me.

When Nicole Cassidy and her family first moved to the small town of Kinsley, Massachusetts from sunny Georgia, she initially thought that the most unusual thing that she would have to deal with would probably be the sudden change in the weather. Well that, and the close proximity of Kinsley to the town of Salem. Of course, all that superstitious nonsense about witches and witchcraft just isn't real - no matter what the townspeople may believe. However, right from the first day at her new school, Nicole is in for a terrible shock - and is soon swept up into a secret world that she never knew exis…

Sarah Remy - Across the Long Sea

15. Across the Long Sea by Sarah Remy (2015)
The Bone Magic Series Book 2
Length: 288 pages
Genre: Historical Fantasy
Started: 5 September 2016
Finished: 21 September 2016
Where did it come from? Many thanks to Dorothy at Pump up Your Book for sending me a copy of this book to read. I also acquired a second copy through Apple I-Books.
How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 22 June 2016 from Dorothy; Since 12 September 2016 from Apple I-Books.
Why do I have it? I like historical fantasy and have read and enjoyed Stonehill Downs: A Novel by the same author in the past.

Malachi Doyle is the King's Lord Vocent - a man of many talents and very few fears. His responsibilities to king and kingdom are many: as protector, royal investigator and assassin, the trusted right hand of King Renault, himself. Indeed as the most valued asset in Wilhaiim, Malachi has become much beloved by the king, and truly indispensable. And until he met Avani of the cursed village of Stonehill Downs, Mal had alway…

Introducing the Lei Crime Series by Toby Neal!

Hello Everyone! I hope that you're all having a wonderful day today. Since I have already done several book release posts for the novellas of the Kindle Worlds Lei Crime Series, I thought that I would also begin to highlight the novels of The Lei Crime Series written by popular mystery author Toby Neal. I would advise you to grab your own copies of these novels as soon as possible!

Hawaii is palm trees, black sand and blue water - but for policewoman Lei Texeira, there’s a dark side to paradise. Lei has overcome a scarred past to make a life for herself as a cop, but often the cases she works activate wounds and complications from her tangled family history. Lei is affected deeply by her cases even as she solves them with persistence, obsession, and intuition. She falls in love with Michael Stevens, the charismatic detective she works with, and they make a life solving crime in contemporary Hawaii with all its beauty and deadliness.

Meet Toby Neal
Toby Neal was raised on Kauai in H…

Introducing the Elementals Series by Michelle Madow!

I'm delighted to announce that Michelle Madow's latest young adult Fantasy novel, The Portal toKerebos has just been released today! This is Book 4 in her Elementals Series and chronicles the trials and tribulations of Nicole Cassidy - an unsuspecting teenage witch and descendant of the Greek gods - who soon realizes that she has moved to a new town that shields a dangerously secretive world that she has never known existed...full of magic and monsters. Yes, Ms. Madow young adult novel is now available to download from Amazon - so grab your own copy today!

As a matter of fact, as a special gift to her readers, Ms. Madow is also making Book 1 of her Elementals Series - TheProphecy of Shadows - available to download for free from her website. This is the book that started off the whole exciting series and I would certainly advise you to grab your own copy! Actually, all the books in the Elementals Series are now available through Amazon.

Meet Michelle Madow

Michelle Madow writes …

Blog Tour For Ghost Hampton: A Novel by Ken McGorry From October 3, 2016 to November 30, 2016 - Come Join Us!

Hello Everyone! I am extremely happy to announce that Ken McGorry will be touring the blogosphere to promote his paranormal mystery novel Ghost Hampton: A Novel. This virtual book tour is being hosted by Pumpup Your Book and will last from October 3, to November 30, 2016!

Ghost Hampton: A Novel Blog Tour Information:

Meet Ken McGorry
Ken McGorry has been writing since third grade. (He learned in first grade, but waited two years.) He started a school newspaper with friends in seventh grade, but he’s better known for his 23 years as an editor of PostMagazine, a monthly covering television and film production. This century, he took up novel-writing and Ghost Hampton and Smashed are examples. More are in the works, like the promised Ghost Hampton sequel, but he’s kinda slow.

Ken lives on Long Island with his wife and they have two strapping sons. There are dogs. Ken is also a chef (grilled cheese, and only for his sons) and he enjoys boating (if it’s someone else’s boat). He has a band, Th…

Introducing the Cover For The Hands of Time by Michelle Madow!

Meet Michelle Madow 
Michelle Madow writes fast-paced YA (young adult) fiction that will leave you turning the pages wanting more! She grew up in Baltimore, and now lives in Boca Raton, Florida, where she writes books for young adults. Some of her favorite things are: reading, traveling, pizza, time travel, Broadway musicals, and spending time with friends and family.

Michelle went on a cross-country road trip from Florida to California and back to promote her books and to encourage high school students to embrace reading and writing. Someday, she hopes to travel the world for a year on a cruise ship.

Visit her website,, to get books of Michelle's for FREE!

The Hands of Time by Michelle Madow (2016)
Length: 190 pages
Purchase your copy from Amazon!

The Hands of Time Blurb:

Time is running out. War will be waged. Sacrifices will be made.
Months ago, Nicole Cassidy’s life was turned upside-down when she discovered that she was a witch descended from the Greek gods. S…

Reading Wrap-up For August at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.

Anyway, I started out August with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from authors, Bookmooch and Amazon.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:

Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- Pokergeistby Michael Phillip Cash

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Tut Reborn by Cyci Cade

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a new home (Yay! Happy Dance! :))
- Pokergeist by Michael Phillip Cash (2copies)

Well, there it is...the breakdown! All in all, a very good reading month for me, considering. Here's a further breakdown:

Books Read: 1
Pages Read: 242
Grade Range: A!

So, there you go! The reading month th…