Happy Halloween! Get in the Halloween Spirit with Dame Darcy’s ‘Frightful Fairy Tales’

Sinister storytelling has never been so delightful!

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Legendary comic book artist Dame Darcy delves deep into the cauldron of romantic horror with five haunting fables, each certain to entice you with enchanting damsels, charming lads and cads, and other beguiling characters. Each skillfully crafted tale is adorned with Darcy’s elaborate trademark illustrations, drawn in Victorian fashion, making this collection seem authentically from another era. Detailed with alluring beauty, elegant imagination, and wicked humor, ‘Frightful Fairy Tales’ unleashes ghastly mortals from the dark closet into your subconscious.

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Dame Darcy is an illustrator, actor, and performance artist. When she’s not on the road with her band, she might be found creating one of her handmade dolls or performing a palm reading. Her drawings and handcrafted dolls have been exhibited in galleries and magazines around the world. Dame Darcy lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Laughter is the Best Medicine: Book Review of Jack Hinson’s “Laughter Was God’s Idea: Stories About Healing Humor”

I didn’t expect the absolute wonderful way this book was written! The objective of this book was to convince the reader to let loose a bit and laugh some more. It gave the pros and cons of dealing with tense and difficult situations with humour, using both bible quotes and scientific evidence to back up the amazing side effects of laughing. Not only that, there was a delightful and pleasant structure to the cutely parceled and packaged short stories…The jokes and laughter brought a smile to my face, and the stories were sweet…     – Mawa Mahima

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It is believed that humor is one of God’s greatest gifts to humanity. It was His intention from the beginning to provide us with a mechanism to address the tension of existence. He knew His children, living under pressure in a world of demands and deadlines, would need a way to release, so He created something called laughter. Laughter reduces muscle tension, exercises our lungs, and strengthens our immune system. Laughter is still the best medicine.
Readers of Jack Hinson’s work Laughter Was God’s Idea will gain insight and courage to accept the gift of laughter as a means to enjoy life and make the world a better place. Through excessive doses of laughter every day, and by sharing this extraordinary gift with others, it is Hinson’s intention to bring to light the healing power of humor.

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Jack Hinson is a native of Charleston, South Carolina. He holds degrees from Mars Hill College, Wake Forest University and Southeastern Seminary. He became Board Certified with the Association of Professional Chaplains upon completion of studies at Dorothea Dix Hospital, NC Baptist School of Pastoral Care and the Patrick B. Harris Hospital. He served as pastor for seventeen years before becoming the first full time chaplain at Harris Regional Hospital in Sylva, North Carolina, where he shared his humor and reassuring comfort with patients and families on a daily basis. He is an early pioneer recognizing the positive influence of humor in healthcare and medicine. Academic medical centers and scientific studies have confirmed Jack’s long held belief that there is therapeutic benefit to humor and laughter.

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Don’t Miss Exciting New Regency Romance from Sharon Sobel, “Family Portrait”!

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Literature & Fiction, Romance: Regency
Blue Star Books

Lady Amelie Wainwoode’s secret identity is secure until the arrival of the scandalous Lord Stratfield. Determined to protect her good name and clandestine art career, she counters his blackmail. Now she must leave the sanctuary of her aunt’s home in London for his estate at White Ash to fulfill the bargain. Her presence unveils more than the hushed history which binds their families.

David Ambrose, Lord Stratfield, has endured deceit, censure and scandals. Even so, he does not hesitate to manipulate rumors of his disreputable behavior to his best advantage. He gives the daughter of the man he loathed for years no choice—comply with his plans and accept his terms or he will expose and ruin her.

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Praise for Family Portrait

A fascinating romantic tale in a magnificent Regency voice. FIVE STARS!

               – Affaire de Coeur

It kept me up all night! A wonderful story with eloquent style and graceful characters.
 
                – Ann Vandeventer

Family Portrait is a delightful and richly told Regency. Sharon Sobel’s characters are both subtle and more than they first seem. Her tale delivers unexpected twists making this a delightful Regency romance…Ms. Sobel has a unique voice when it comes to writing, one that draws you in for a compelling read.

                  – Anonymous

Sharon Sobel uses classic Regency styling and superior storytelling to weave a delightful tale of intrigue, romance, and family…the right mixture of mystery, classic styling and a chemistry between the hero and heroine leaves you excited, exasperated, and wanting more!

                  – Andi Williams, Southern Girl Book Reviews

 

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NEW HISTORICAL FICTION from Nancy Blanton: ‘Sharavogue’

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Sharavogue
by Nancy Blanton

Published by iUniverse, 11/5/2012
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It is December of 1649 and England’s uncrowned king, Oliver Cromwell, leads his brutal army across Ireland to eliminate a violent rebellion. Fifteen-year-old Elvy Burke, the daughter of a great warrior, wants only one thing—to live her destiny as a leader and defender of her country. While waiting anxiously in her village, Elvy receives word that Cromwell and his cavalry are on the way. As she hears the thunderous hooves approaching, Elvy has already decided she will not give up easily.

When Cromwell cruelly beheads a village boy, Elvy vows to avenge the killing by destroying Cromwell. After fleeing from the general’s soldiers, Elvy aligns with a Scottish outlaw whose schemes send them headlong into a tumultuous journey across the sea to the West Indies, where she becomes an indentured servant for the fledgling sugar plantation Sharavogue. Knowing she will surely be killed if she attempts to escape, Elvy learns to survive in her new life—and soon discovers the depth of her own strengths and emotions.

Sharavogue is the compelling historical tale of one girl’s incredible journey through the lawless lands of the West Indies as she fights her way back to Ireland to confront her sworn enemy and claim her destiny.

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Born in Miami, Florida, Nancy Blanton is a corporate communications professional and former journalist. She wrote and illustrated a children’s book, The Curios Adventure of Roodle Jones, produced two corporate history books and two interactive timelines. Sharavogue is her first novel. Her blog, My Lady’s Closet, covers history, writing, and related experiences.

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PRAISE FOR SHARAVOGUE

Blanton has accomplished what I think all writers of good historical fiction should. She has accurately portrayed a time in history with a real flare, serendipitously teaching her readers as she keeps them utterly captivated with her characters. Her descriptions of places and events is so vivid that it is easy to imagine being on the sugar plantation or sailing across the ocean.

– LAS Reviewer

Blanton ranks right up there with Cornwell, Scarrow, and Rutherfurd in making history enjoyable and dare I say even exciting! Looking forward to further books from her.

– Amazon Reader Review

This book kept me up nights. Every time I thought I could put it down something happened that made me read on. A very enjoyable first novel.

– Christine W.

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The Mysterious Tale of the ‘Hidden Agenda’ By Peter Berman

Peter Berman was appointed a Deputy District Attorney in Los Angeles in July of 1973. After ten years of working as a trial attorney, he was promoted to Head Deputy District Attorney and during this phase of his career, he oversaw the daily operations of the District Attorney’s Office in three separate branch courthouses. Concurrent with his career as a prosecutor, he was also lecturer and professor of criminal law. Berman has testified before numerous legislative committees and his work as a Deputy District Attorney has been profiled on several television shows. He has received a Citations of Recognition from the LA County Board of Supervisors, the Directors Recognition Award from the US Secret Service, and Awards of Merit from numerous law enforcement agencies. In 2008, Berman was honored by the LAPD as Reserve Officer of the Year. He is currently a Specialist Volunteer with the LAPD in the Robbery-Homicide Division, Cold Case Specials Unit, where he investigates unsolved homicide cases.

Publisher: Cassandra Publishing Inc.
Publication Date: 4/19/2013
ISBN-13(e-book): 9789606707131
Price: $6.99

Jeremy Hart, a senior prosecutor in the LA District Attorney’s office, is a young widower whose grief counselor sends him to a charity party to jump-start his social life. At the party, he meets Claire, a young married woman with two small children who is trapped in a loveless marriage to Peter, a very wealthy and abusive man. When a courtship develops between Jeremy and Claire, Claire’s violent husband Peter discovers the affair. After a brutal beating, Claire confides to Jeremy that she believes that Peter is planning on taking her life.When Claire’s husband is found shot to death in the driveway of his home, detective Ulysses S. Gibson and his partner Jennifer Donahue are called to investigate the murder. For the prosecutor, the crime is an easy conviction when all the leads of the investigation point to Jeremy.For detectives Gibson and Donahue, nothing is so obvious. How are these individuals connected? And what of the death of Jeremy’s wife, Elizabeth, years go? Gibson and Donahue keep the scales of justice in balance as they discover everyone’s Hidden Agenda.

Book Reviews:

“This book is outrageously clever, witty, charming and like one of those mysterious men you read about in romance novels. You have no clue how to work them out, but you like it. And they are full of surprises!”

-Elle Lainey

“I loved the book. The story took a lot of twists and turns. After I finished it there were many days I could n ot stop thinking about how it all worked out and wondered about the finish. I had to find another book to stop thinking about the book. I understand there is another book coming and I can’t wait to read it. Great job Peter.”

-Caroline Durst

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