Ebook Review: Black Bead

black_beadBlack Bead by J.D. Lakey

On a savage, outlying planet an enclave of psionically-trained humans have built a utopian, matriarchal society that lives in harmony with all life. Leaving behind the polluted and corrupt world in which they lived, they colonized a new home far from the eyes of the galactic empire. Shielded from the rest of the galaxy by the dangerous beasts that inhabit their lush, forested world, the village lives a simple life under their Home Dome. But their goal was more than just to live in peace – they wanted to create the perfect human who could bring peace to the galaxy. Rather than merely cloning themselves, they began to manipulate genes in order to create a race of mutants with enhanced telepathic powers.

Under the direction of the ruling witch coven, each child of the Windfall Dome is tested at a young age to asses their abilities – a test which can plot the course for the rest of their lives. Unfortunately, Cheobawn – the daughter of the ruling First Mother to the dome – is marked with the Black Bead on her Choosing Day, a symbol of bad luck and shame. It seems the child the mothers had placed so much hope in would not be the future ruler they had hoped for. Yet there is something powerful about her that the elders don’t understand.

Finally of age, Cheobawn is chosen to join a pack to act as the psychic Ear on a foraging mission outside the dome. She knows this is her chance to prove herself. But something sinister stalks them and each member of the pack must draw on their unique strengths and a lifetime of training if they want to survive to see another day.

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Ebook Review: Two Wrongs

two_wrongs_coverTwo Wrongs by Frank Westworth

TWO WRONGS starts with great sex: ends in sudden death. US Navy SEAL Stretch McCann believes he’s met the girl of his dreams. Trouble is, she’s married to someone else; another military man not inclined to suffer rivals lightly. When she’s involved in a crippling car crash, Stretch loses much more than just a lover. He and she have been mightily wronged.
Enter an altogether unusual Englishman, JJ Stoner, covert investigator and occasional assassin. Stoner offers Stretch an opportunity for action. Can Stretch set things straight, no matter what the cost? And why, exactly, have the FBI taken a sudden interest in Stoner?

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Ebook Review: The Marvelous Neverland of Oz

marvelous_ozThe Marvelous Neverland of Oz by Ron Glick

Wonderland and the Looking Glass World have been joined to Oz, saving three faery lands from destruction – but nothing is as simple as this when the Cheshire Cat is involved.

Meanwhile, the March Hare leads a renegade army from Wonderland and Mombi plots to bring even more chaos in an effort to escape Oz. Glinda must delve into her own past – but will what she discovers require the greatest sacrifice of all? And as three magical realms seek to find balance, an eternally young boy makes his way to Oz with secrets of yet another faery world – Neverland.

With a faithful eye to the original Baum, Carroll and Barrie classics, The Marvelous Neverland of Oz launches the next exciting chapter in the modern classic Oz-Wonderland series.

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Ebook Review: Flash Crash

FLASH-CRASH-DENISON-HATCH-300DPI-SMALLFlash Crash by Denison Hatch

In the electrifying technothriller and heist mystery, Flash Crash . . .

David Belov, a quant programmer working for an investment bank in New York, is blackmailed into writing an algorithm that will intentionally crash the gold market.

David discovers that his virtual “Flash Crash” was simply a required stepping stone towards the largest physical gold robbery in history, and that’s he’s been framed for the resulting chaos, the lives of his beloved wife and son on the balance . . .

With Detective Jake Rivett and the NYPD’s finest operators from the Major Crimes Division actively seeking to locate and arrest David, and other, darker elements nipping at his heels, David is forced to confront his own past in order to have a future.

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Ebook Review: SMART Social Media For Authors

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SMART Social Media For Authors by Chris Syme

Does the phrase social media marketing make your head spin? Now you can learn the simple, smart strategies all authors need to know.

Social media can be confusing. You’re worn out trying to replicate the success of other authors without much luck. Before you give up, get some common-sense advice from a 20-year marketing veteran.

Amazon best-selling author Chris Syme believes that trying to mimic the success of other authors is a dangerous and expensive strategy. If you understand the “why” behind marketing tactics, you’ll learn how to make strong marketing decisions that produce results based on your time, resources, and skill level.

Using Syme’s SMART system, you’ll discover how to approach social media like a profitable business owner. With her two-decades of marketing experience, Syme takes you safely through the minefield of social media and helps you understand what truly goes into a multi-faceted book marketing campaign.

In SMART Social Media For Authors, you’ll discover:

  • The five rules of SMART marketing and how to use them to develop your first successful plan
  • How to identify must-have social media channels that fit your goals
  • The fundamental planning steps most authors skip at their peril
  • How to run short- and long-term digital campaigns including book launches
  • And much, much more!

SMART Social Media For Authors teaches you how to make your social media connect with the right people, at the right time, in the right place, and with the right message. If you’ve struggled to make social media work for you, then you’ll love Syme’s user-friendly, easy-to-implement, and to-the-point social media strategies.

Get your marketing back on track today!

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Ebook Review: Consequence

Consequence_SteveMasover_CoverConsequence by Steve Masover

San Francisco activist Christopher Kalman has little to show for years spent organizing non-violent marches, speak-outs, blockades, and shutdowns for social and environmental justice. When a shadowy eco-saboteur proposes an attack on genetically engineered agriculture, Christopher is ripe to be drawn into a more dangerous game. His certainty that humankind stands on the brink of ecological ruin drives Christopher to reckless acts and rash alliances, pitting grave personal risk against conscientious passion.

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Ebook Review: Aquarius Rising

Aquarius RisingAquarius Rising by Christopher John Chater

Is it time to create a new civilization…?

While the elite use ancient building techniques and sacred science to maintain their power over the masses, the rest of us toil away in ignorance, brutality, and poverty. A company called Atlantis Revisited wants to change that. Their goal is a complete paradigm shift: end the petrol dollar, bring ancient science out into the open, and provide free, inexhaustible energy to the world.

When out-of-work architect Nick Fellows is contacted by the mysterious company, Atlantis Revisited, he hopes this will finally be his chance to use his knowledge of sacred architecture. But soon after the first interview with the company’s beautiful recruiter, Lisa, both of their lives are put in danger. Hunted by a cold-blooded psychopath, falsely made into terrorists by the mainstream media, and barely surviving a drone attack by a shadow government, Nick and Lisa travel the globe in search of their only refuge, a place called Aquarius–and Aquarius is rising.

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Ebook Review: Three (Book 3 of The Godslayer Cycle)

three_ron_glickThree by Ron Glick (Book 3 of The Godslayer Cycle)

Everyone has a past that affects their present – but not many have their present affect their past.

The latest sword has awoken, but it is unlike any of the others that have come before. Three is not a sword that controls perception or elemental power, but instead gives its wielder mastery over time itself. What better way to destroy a Godslayer than to send him to a time before he ever was one?

And without the Godslayer in the present, who can possibly stand against a conspiracy of immortals seeking revenge against their errant parents, the Gods themselves?

Three is the third volume of the Godslayer Cycle, the nine book epic destined to redefine the power of divinity within fantasy fiction forever.
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Ebook Review: Chaos Company

chaos_companyChaos Company by Christopher Slayton

Chaos Company follows a team of genetically enhanced soldiers hunting down a powerful mercenary who killed the team’s leader. During their hunt the team is forced to go AWOL and their abilities will be pushed to their limits as they engage with a ruthless private military company before coming to a final showdown on the Brooklyn Bridge.
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Ebook Review: The Novel, Kunzman, the Novel!

kunzman_novelThe Novel, Kunzman, The Novel! by Larry Lefkowitz

The assistant to a known literary critic suffers from the domination of the critic. After the critic’s sudden death, the assistant believes he has been freed from the critic’s dominance. However when the critic’s beautiful wife asks him to complete an unfinished novel written by her late husband, the assistant finds himself still under the influence of the critic as well as his wife.

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