New Release: This Old Cafe by Marci Boudreaux


Contemporary Romance

Release Date: September 19, 2017

Jenna Reid purchased the Stonehill Café to prove to herself that her ex-husband was wrong…that she could make her dreams come true. Three years later, all she has is a crumbling building, no social life, and her bruised pride.

Pride is something Lieutenant Colonel Daniel Maguire lost long ago and isn’t likely to find living in the alley behind the café. He just needs a little time to get on his feet. In the interim, keeping an eye on the overworked café owner gives him a sense of purpose. He has no intentions of making his presence known until he hears the woman screaming late one night.

He rushes into the café but instead of finding her in dire straits, he finds a broken pipe and Jenna—soaking wet and holding a wrench. With her last bit of hope fading, Jenna accepts Daniel’s help to fix up her building, but it doesn’t take long for them to start trying to fix each other.

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Other Books in the Stonehill Romance Series:

The Road Leads Back

Stonehill Romance, Book 1

Release Date: April 2015

 Kara Martinson and Harry Canton weren’t exactly high school sweethearts, but they did share one night neither will ever forget. Twenty-seven years later, Harry surprises Kara at an art gallery opening and discovers he left her with more than just memories when he went away to college. Desperate to connect with the family he never knew existed, Harry convinces his son to move to Stonehill—and pleads with Kara to come, too.

Kara hasn’t stepped foot in their hometown since the day she was sent away to a home for unwed mothers. Now Harry’s back in her life and as they put together the pieces of his parents’ betrayal, old heartaches start to feel anew. She wants to be near her family, but returning to Iowa means facing some things…and some people…she isn’t quite ready to.

Can Harry convince her to forgive those who betrayed her so they can embrace the future they were robbed of so long ago? Or will the pain of the past be too much for Kara to overcome?



Friends Without Benefits

Stonehill Romance Book 2

Release Date: July 2015

 Dianna Friedman never expected her husband to leave her. Who does? But she’s making the most of what she has left–a sarcastic near-grown son and a mountain of bills that just keeps growing. She’s in over her head, but she is determined to survive.

Everyone else may have seen it coming, but Paul O’Connell was blindsided by his wife’s betrayal. Determined to prevent her from bleeding him dry during their divorce, he turns to the only person he thinks can help him—the wife of his wife’s lover.

Dianna and Paul become fast friends and maybe a tad bit over-dependent on each other, but who are they hurting? No one. At least not until Dianna’s life takes yet another unexpected twist and she and Paul have to step back and reevaluate everything…including what they mean to each other.

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New Release: Raven Hill by Richard D. Cooper

Recently widowed, plagued with insomnia, Jeff Hanks is a man teetering on the brink.

The sleepy community of Raven, nestled comfortably on Bodmin Moor, Cornwall, is subjected to a terrifying storm that awakens a slumbering malignant nightmare.

Jeff Hanks seeks out the welcoming tranquility of Raven, hoping it will ease his grieving mind, but what he discovers is a town slowly being ravaged by an unspeakable evil. Slaughtered animals litter the moors; peculiar hairless creatures are seen on CCTV, and something dark, ancient and abhorrent lurks inside the old mausoleum on top of Raven Hill.

As worlds collide, Hanks finds not only his faith stretched to breaking point, but his very sanity threatened by a being that can enter human minds at will, bringing your desires to flesh, and making your deepest, darkest fears a terrible reality.



   “We think there might be something in the mausoleum on top of Raven Hill,’ Franklin explained, ‘something . . . I don’t know . . . something ancient and incredibly evil. It can’t get out, but it wants out, if you understand me.’

Julia had regarded them silently for a moment before answering. ‘I think I understand,’ she’d replied, ‘in fact, I’ve been dreaming about that place, and those dreams have not been pleasant.’ She gestured to a table and chairs in the living room and told them to sit. She’d then drawn the curtains and sat down herself, at the head of the table. And the séance began.

‘I can’t bre . . . (gasp) . . . I can’t bre . . .

Jeff watched as Julia’s chest heaved up and down and her fingers became clawed on the tabletop. Her crimson nails scratched and tapped a jittery tattoo on the wood.  Franklin opened his eyes and gave Jeff a searching look that silently asked: Is she ok?

Nodding, Jeff raised a finger to his lips, indicating that they shouldn’t interrupt her.”



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New Release: Return to Angel Island by Tony Mead

This is the third book in this story. After several adventures together in the Royal Navy, Ben Burrows and Edward Barraclough have resigned and are now planning to retire and make a new life farming at Fell Cottage Cartmel.

However, there are still a few loose ends from their past life. Will these issues lie dormant and leave them in peace? Can they resist going back to the heat of the Caribbean for Captain Kidd’s treasure, which they hid on the volcanic Angel Island? There is still a precarious bond between Ben and Ruth, his childhood sweetheart. How can that be resolved when she is now married to the Governor of Jamaica and Ben has found himself a new love?

They are forced into making a decision when news reaches them that their old captain has been taken prisoner by the French on Martinique. Should they risk their new life to go in search of the captain and the treasure?


About the Author

A Yorkshireman born in Wibsey, Tony had several ambitions when he was young. The first was to play rock & roll on a cruise ship which he achieved in 1996.  The second was to work as a professional artist, which he achieved between 1999 and 2010.  The third was to write adventure novels. He began writing seriously in 2010 after digging out a few ideas he’d jotted down in the 80’s.

This is Tony fourth historical fiction novel.  His other published titles are:

“Sea Dog’s Revenge”: Amazon UK   *    Amazon US

“Guilty of Honour”: Amazon UK   *   Amazon US

“The Secret of Angel Island”: Amazon UK   *    Amazon US


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 “A tiny pebble suddenly landed in Ben’s lap; he looked up and could see Douglas who was silhouetted against the dying embers of the fire signalling to him. Ben carefully reached for his pistols, and with a metallic click, he cocked them. He could see that Edward had also been alerted and now the adrenaline really kicked in, he could hear his heartbeat as it thumped in his chest. Minutes seemed like hours as they ticked slowly passed.

A ghostly silhouette ran in towards them from the shadows; there was a blinding flash, a loud bang, and then a scream. Douglas had fired his pistol and one of the attackers lay writhing on the ground. Out of the dark came the other bandits, shrieking and yelling trying to frighten their victims.

Ben could just make out a figure running towards him; he gently squeezed the trigger of one of his pistols. The flash temporarily blinded him as the gun kicked in his hand. The running figure, who had probably never seen Ben at the base of the tree, was now spinning like a rag doll, his legs, and arms flying in all directions until he fell in a crumpled heap close to Ben’s feet.

There followed a moment of almost silence. The gunshots were still echoing across the lake, and then suddenly out of the dark Ian Douglas called: “Don’t shoot it’s me, Douglas.”

Jamie Douglas had thrown wood onto the fire, which blazed brightly illuminating the campsite. His ghillie came into the light dragging two bodies with him. He unceremoniously dumped them by the fire, both had their throats cut.”



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New Release: Bertha: The Swiss Trader’s Daughter by Eleni Trataris Cotton

It is 1915 and the Great War changes everything.

Born of two cultures, black and white, the Deuss sisters live lives of privilege in Nyasaland, now Malawi, a magnificent country where people walk in fear of slave traders, where big game is hunted, and affluent colonials drink cocktails at sundown.

It ends suddenly when catastrophic events tear their family apart. Bertha and her sisters are left unprotected in a male dominated, racist society.

Rejecting despair, they forge a new path for themselves with courage and determination. But is this enough to open society’s closed doors, to build a new life, find love and defy what society expects lone girls of mixed race to do?

This is fact-fiction meticulously researched, a novel and adventure story which is based on real peoples’ lives, people who experienced the depths of tragedy, yet also the heights of joy during their lives on an unforgettably beautiful and wild continent.  It is a slice of history, a window into an enthralling, exciting and doomed world that is gone forever.


About the Author

Eleni was born in Malawi and educated in Zimbabwe (Southern Rhodesia) and the United Kingdom. She now lives in Kent with her husband John and son Nick and spends as much time as possible in Greece on the island where her father was born and where she has three Rescue dogs. Four of her other children also live in the South East where she can keep an interfering eye on them but one has escaped to the Wirral. Part of her heart still lingers in Malawi where she forgot it when she had to leave.




 “Elsa was finding her life a struggle and she reflected ironically how just a few short weeks ago she had been feeling so content, so fulfilled in the new life that she had chosen for herself.

But then her father’s letter had arrived and turned all of their worlds upside-down. Probably the most difficult thing was keeping up appearances in front of A Mayi who, thankfully, was going from strength to strength, busy with animals and gardens and happy to have her sisters close by, though she would never admit this.

Elsa’s main worry was Paulina’s ability to keep quiet about the letter. Paulina thrived on misery, thought Elsa irritably, and was probably bursting to unload onto their mother the unhappy news that had so disrupted their lives. She had to trust that she would not, but A Mayi’s vulnerability was causing her serious pangs of anxiety.

Then there was the Andrew situation. Now, more than ever, she wanted the matter cleared up, as she became increasingly sure that she did want to marry him. His presence gave her much comfort and he was able to distract her from the underlying clouds of unhappiness that blotted her view of the blue sky. She decided to confront him on his next visit and steeled herself for what was inevitably going to be a difficult conversation.”



“Bertha, The Swiss Trader’s Daughter” by Eleni Trataris Cotton is available from Amazon UK in hardback, paperback, and e-book. It is also available from Amazon US


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New Release: The Little Book of Kindness by Bernadette Russell

Bernadette’s work is a beacon of hope and generosity. This lovely book is packed full of inspiring ideas for how we can all “be the change” and help create a kinder, happier and more trusting world.’
Dr Mark Williamson – Director, Action for Happiness


By Bernadette Russell

Published in hardback by Orion Spring on 7th September 2017, priced at £7.99




‘Being kind to yourself, to strangers, to those you love, to the world – every day, at every opportunity – will make you happier and more connected to everything and everyone than you have ever been.’

 Prompted by the seeming hopelessness of the world around her, Bernadette Russell undertook a pledge to be kind to a stranger every day for a year. Whether it was baking cakes for neighbours, giving up her seat on public transport, leaving money in books or volunteering at her local charities, the experience left Bernadette with a feeling of wanting to inspire others.

The Little Book of Kindness is packed with fun, practical tips and interactive exercises that encourage you to be kind in every area of life – be it online, to strangers, to the environment, in your community or to yourself – and help to change the world, one act of kindness at a time.



 Bernadette Russell first started her blog, 366 Days of Kindness, in 2011, detailing her attempt to be kind to a stranger every day in response to the UK riots earlier that year. In 2015 she was selected as one of the Southbank Centre’s 67 Changemakers for this on-going project, which has resulted in two large scale interactive installations, an international touring theatre show, a US radio documentary and two children’s activity books. Bernadette is a columnist for Balance magazine, writing a monthly musing on the theme of kindness.

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New Release: The Dead of Night by Jean Rabe


Date Published: September 1, 2017
Publisher: Imajin Books

As Sheriff Piper Blackwell rushes to a clandestine meeting with an aging, paranoid veteran who believes spies are trailing his every move, she is caught in a fierce thunderstorm. Pounding rain drums against the bluff, washing away the earth and revealing a grisly secret someone tried to bury a long time ago.

 Putting a name to the skeleton on the bluff, and searching for the thief who robbed the old veteran of his life’s earnings, sends Piper delving into the sleepy towns that dot her rural county. Now she’s digging into pasts perhaps best left alone.

 Accompanied by Chief Deputy Oren Rosenberg, Piper seeks to expose a truth someone wants to remain forever hidden. The investigation may have started with a thunderstorm, but Piper aims to finish it and find justice. Uncovering fragments of Spencer County’s history could prove more dangerous—and deadlier—than she ever expected.

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About the Author

Jean Rabe is the author of thirty-eight novels, more short stories than she cares to count, and has edited magazines and anthologies. She’s new the mystery field, as her earlier works were in fantasy and science fiction. The Dead of Night is her second Piper Blackwell book, an uncozy-cozy with a big dash of police procedural thrown in. The first, The Dead of Winter, was released in 2016. Jean attends game conventions, works as a mentor for graduate-level writing students, and tosses tennis balls for her dogs in her spare time. She makes sure she has spare time for three or four toss sessions a day. You can find her website at

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New Release: The Saskia Trilogy Boxset by Aoife Marie Sheridan

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Title: The Saskia Trilogy Boxset

Author: Aoife Marie Sheridan

Genre: Paranormal/Fantasy/Romance

Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours

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From USA Today Bestselling Author

The Complete Saskia Trilogy ~ Boxset

Four banished angels. A world created by the hands of God. A kingdom on its knees – and only one mortal to save them.

Growing up in the mortal world, Sarajane is shocked when she gets kidnapped and finds out that she is a princess in Saskia, a parallel universe she had no idea existed.

It’s there that she discovers her abilities, but as her magic keeps growing, so does the threat towards her and her loved ones.

Following her destiny, she takes on the fight against a fallen angel and the task of saving Saskia and Earth before Lucian can destroy it.

Will Sarajane live up to the expectations or is it too late for her to save her new world?


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USA today Bestselling author Aoife Marie Sheridan lives in Ireland, has two leprechauns and a hawthorn tree in her back garden, that she guards day and night against the mischief fairy folk.

When she’s off duty she loves to write, read and drink tons of coffee. Oh and she eat’s lots of chocolate, LOTS!

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New Release: Submerge by Tobie Easton


Hardcover, 300 pages
Expected publication: September 12th 2017 by Month9Books
ISBN: 1945107847 (ISBN13: 9781945107849)

Now that Lia and Clay’s love has broken the Little Mermaid’s curse, everything has changed. Will Lia’s family remain on land, leading the only life she and her sisters have ever known, or will they move below the waves, to the sparkling new capital city? Lia is adamant about staying on land with Clay for her senior year.

But at Melusine and her father’s trial, new revelations threaten what Lia holds most dear. The verdict will shake Lia’s whole world, calling into question her future with Clay, her feelings for Caspian, and the fate of all Merkind.

As she wonders who to trust, Lia sets out on a treacherous path that will lead her away from her sheltered Malibu home to a remote and mysterious school for Mermaids—Mermaids who may hold the secret to ancient magic Lia can use to either get back all she’s lost or to embark on a thrilling and dangerous journey.


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Tobie Easton was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, where she’s grown from a little girl who dreamed about magic to a twenty-something who writes about it. A summa cum laude graduate of the University of Southern California, Tobie hosts book clubs for tweens and teens. She and her very kissable husband enjoy traveling the globe and fostering packs of rescue puppies. Learn more about Tobie and her upcoming books on


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New Release: Excalibur Rising by Eileen Enwright Hodgetts


Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy
Date: 8th of September
Hosted by: Ultimate Fantasy Book Tours


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Excalibur Rising Book Four is the final episode of the Excalibur Rising Series where all questions are answered. Merlin’s magical powers are fading and Albion faces enemies on all sides. While Arthur’s heir fights for the possession of Camelot, Ryan races against time to rescue Violet from the Isle of Avilion.

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“Read the book to learn the real story behind history’s greatest legend!”

Excalibur Rising is an edge-of-your-seat fantasy suspense novel laced with wit and history. If you like funny characters, dramatic plot twists, and the myth of King Arthur, then you’ll love the first book in Eileen Enwright Hodgetts’ Excalibur Rising series.

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A prolific writer, Eileen Enwright Hodgetts covers an impressive spectrum of subjects and formats. There is nothing formulaic in her writing. Each work reveals a fresh creativity.

She has created a whole new “world” in the Excalibur Rising series. Excalibur Rising Books One and Two are available now and Excalibur Rising Book Three will be released in January 2017 by Emerge Publishing.

Her books are available from in paperback and e-book format and all books will soon be available as Audio books. “Whirlpool” is already an Audible book.

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New Release & Giveaway: Adoration by Ashlynne Laynne


Alterity Series, Book 2
Contemporary/ Rocker Romance

Date Published: 9/6/17

Desire. Surrender. Discovery.


A man committed to shaping his future…

Austin MacKenzie shares a passionate relationship with Liz Carlisle, a union rooted in mutual respect and honesty. A feat complicated by the vow of purity handed down by his Scottish forefathers and the ire of his scorned ex-girlfriend. When a series of tragedies rock their worlds, the couple must fight for their relationship and lives. 


A woman about to discover the mystery of her past…

Liz Carlisle has led a challenged life. The survivor of a childhood stained by drug addiction and poverty, Austin MacKenzie’s love is helping to mend her heart from the inside out. But echoes from the past threaten to destroy her newfound happiness.


With music as a common bond…

Fate brought them together, but music remains the centrifugal force tying Liz and Austin to one another. With the popularity of their Indie rock group growing, Cupid’s Crush prepares to join alternative rock sensations, Justice Denied, on the European leg of a worldwide tour that promises to catapult them to mega stardom. 

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