Friday, August 8, 2014

Catching UP!

Books that went to press, or back to press this week:

NIGHT UNDONE: Agent Night Cover Me Series, vol. 2, by K. S. Brooks
    Former Special Agent Kathrin Night is not adjusting to civilian life. More than a year after her career-ending injury, she still can’t get the hang of it. This is wearing thin on her lover, Russian FSB Agent Aleksey Khovechkin, who tricks Kathrin into seeing a psychiatrist specializing in post-military/espionage patients.

It's Hell With the Wrong Shoes!

DEMONCHASER III,  Demonchaser Series, vol. 3, by David Berardelli.
    Sexy, sassy and dead, Tiffany LeBouf, aided by her friend Chip, the trickster, continue their wild adventures in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where they’ve gone to help their friend Ashley escape the powerful super demon Braithwaite, who wants revenge for what the three of them did to his Central
Florida land deal. Along the way they meet handsome Jimmy Russo, a popular local magician, who immediately captures Tiffany’s heart. Although Jimmy is equally smitten, he seems to have demons of his own that could easily destroy their future relationship.

    ANNALS OF A DANGEROUS HANDYMAN portrays the tale of Henri Chabron, Canadian, American, commercial mercenary for hire, in the business of personal salvage. The fast-moving story story tells how a child, becoming a man in a world of lies, deceit and betrayal, is still able to preserve his soul.   Son of a woman driven to the brink of madness, by a family who disowned her, he fights to contend with poverty, ignorance and hard labor, showing that bitter wit and courage may be just the right tools to shield one from disaster.

Galleys the went out, are still out, or went out again this week:

 TINY TIMELESS TALES: The Writer's Bloc Anthology III
    A Collection of tales by members of the Bloc that includes short stories, poetry, pages from a nonfiction childrens book, and articles about a number of subjects, one including recipes for cooking bugs.
DOING DEAD MAN'S TIME, by Matthew L. Schoonover.  
   From the author who brought you the supernatural thrillers of The Arbiter series and the impossible mysteries of The Tornado Man series comes a new tale of supernatural suspense. Phil Talbot is in the here-after, awaiting judgment. He is given the opportunity to come back to the mortal plane and fix the one mistake that changed his supernatural fate. But there are conditions...
REWIND FORWARD: Kathy Sear and Greg Hawkins Series, Vol. 4, by Michael E. Field. 

   Paul Buckler had everything he could want from life: a beautiful wife, wonderful children, and a great home. But all that came crashing down when false allegations were levied against him and he found out that you are really guilty until proven innocent

Work began or Continued on the following books:

CANDLE SONG: A Collection of New Age Poetry by Bobbi Sinha-Morey
     In this collection you get the essence of the poet's inner soul, the fine artistry of her spirituality, the memorable imagery she displays, the depth of her imagination, her pastiches of life and people who inhabit them. Her words are like a breath of the golden dawn; their gentle taste and wisdom fall lightly on the tongue.
THE KIDNAPPING OF SEN. ANDY THOMPSON: Adventuires on Capital Hill Series, by Celine Rose Mariotti.
    A real adventure begins when Senator Thompson is kidnapped and Brian Travors, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State is suspected of being involved.  Senators Hunt Wagner and Darius Clemens head a committee hearing to get at the truth.  President Robinson suffers a heart attack and Vice-President Barry Newman takes over temporarily.  This book is a real page turner!   

MINISTER'S SHOES, VOL. 2 by Celine Rose Mariotti
   Rev. Castle is back in another cozy mystery.

BLEEDING HEARTS: Killian Kendal Mystery Series, Vol. 1

   Winner of the Stonewall Society's 2002 Pride in the Arts Literary Award in the Whodunit Category!

REAP THE WHIRLWIND: Killian Kendall Mystery Series, Vol. 2,  by Josh Aterovis.
   Suicide, or murder? That's the question in the second Killian Kendall mystery. Will Smith suspects murder when an old childhood pal drowns, and asks his friend Killian for help in solving the mystery.

TRUTH OF YESTERDAY,  by Josh Aterovis

ALL LOST THINGS, by Josh Aterovis

CHANGE  OF WORLDS, by Josh Aterovis

Jack's News!

  by your bookstore cat,  gossip columnist, and feline friend.
Heard from Celine Rose Mariotti this week. In addition to proofing the print copy of I HAVE A FRIEND ON JUPITER, she is working on three other books at once.  Hard working lady!

Author Elena Bowman, is feeling better and at work on another collection of her short pieces, ala THE STORYBOOK. That's good news to everyone here at Write Words! Meanwhile, Mom is working on some of her old series books: LegacySeries, Sarah's Landing Series, etc. in hopes of getting them out through Smashwords.

Virginia Winters is sending out review copies of NO MOTIVE FOR MURDER, the latest in her "Dangerous Journeys" series about genealogist Dr. Annie McPhail and we hear there's a new one being plotted! Well done!

In addition to working on the gallies for their new anthology, TINY TIMELESS TALES, members of The Writers Bloc are planning to attend the Tomato Festival in Vienna, Maryland.

If you are going to have a book signing somewhere, make a personal appearance, or are planning a launch party where you live, please let us KNOW. Just put NEWS FOR JACK, in the subject line, and we will be sure your news is included here in the blog and posted on Facebook!


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