Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Earth: Population 2 is Out Today!

The last guy on earth is the last person she expects. Will she give up her dream guy to save the world?

Juliette Lewis is going nowhere fast. Responsible for the care of her disabled mom, she faces a life of working at Save ‘N Shop and stalking Gale Williams, a hunky movie star, on Twitter. While all of her friends are getting ready for college, she’s memorizing produce codes.

Her future changes when an asteroid hits her campsite and she finds an alien rune in the wreckage. Two days later, everyone on Earth disappears. But, she’s not alone. Besides the pale beings stalking her, there’s one person who survived, and it’s the last person she’d expect--Gale Williams.

Together they have to save the Earth before humans become a lost memory. But, can she hide her secret infatuation? Will she give up her dream guy to save the world?

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Ares' Temptation is Out Today!

The God of War is about to discover love…

At the wedding of two Greek gods, Kaye Underhill is the only mortal in a sea of scantily clad nymphs and fickle satyrs. And worse — she’s dateless. The only bright side is the hot, muscled hunkiness of the God of War, who’s seated next to her. But there’s no way Kaye could ever grab a god’s attention… Is there?

Ares is in big trouble. A vengeful witch curses him, and the first person he touches will steal his strengths, while he receives their weaknesses. When Kaye trips, Ares catches her and poof! His powers disappear, and Kaye suddenly has the strength and coordination of a Greek god. To break the curse and regain his powers, Ares must get Kaye to fall in love with him.

But for the god who makes war, making love presents a whole new set of problems…

Early Reviews: 

"A light fun read with laugh out loud moments." --Marta Cox

"A delightful mix of fantasy and humor with characters that were easy to like" -- Denise Van Plew

"A strong story and an enchanting, feel good read." --Talking Books


Title: Ares’ Temptation
Author: Aubrie Dionne
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 183 pages
Release Date: March 2015
ISBN: 978-1-63375-249-8
Imprint: Covet

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Cover Reveal: Once Upon A December Nightmare by Cherie Reich

Once upon a Nightmare: A Collection Information

Title: Once upon a Nightmare: A Collection
Author: Cherie Reich
Genre: Paranormal Horror/Thriller
Release Date: April 2015
Cover Art: Amygdala Design

Book Description: A monster hunts us. After hibernating for a decade, it’s ravenous. We long to stop this nightmare, but the end of the road is far. There is no waking up once a legend sets its sights on you.

Disappearances every ten or so years make little impact on the small town of New Haven, Virginia. Hikers get lost. Hunters lose the trail. Even when a body is discovered, the inhabitants’ memories last about as long as the newspaper articles.

No one connects the cases. No one notices the disappearances go back beyond Civil War times. No one believes a legendary monster roams the forests in Southwestern Virginia.

I don’t either until the truck breaks down on an old mountain trail. Cell phones won’t work in this neck of the woods. It’s amazing how much a person can see by starlight alone. So what if we can’t feel our fingers or toes as we hike toward the main road. How many more miles left to go?


Hear that noise?

About the Author: Cherie Reich has more books than she can ever read and more ideas than she can ever write, but that doesn't stop this bookworm from trying, even if it means trying to curb her TV addiction. She is a speculative fiction writer and library assistant living in Virginia. Her short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies, and her books include the paranormal horror collection Once upon a Nightmare and the fantasy series The Foxwick Chronicles and The Fate Challenges. Reborn is her debut novel. She is the vice president of Valley Writers and a member of the Virginia Writers Club and Untethered Realms. For more information about her and her work, please visit her website and blog.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Sleeping Jenny Available Now!

As the daughter of multimillionaires, Jennifer has everything she's ever needed, except time. Diagnosed with a form of incurable cancer, she has six months to live, and her dreams of working for National Geographic to save African elephants and polar bears are shattered. Her only hope is an experimental cryogenic freezing program, which will keep her in stasis until doctors can find a cure.

The cure comes three hundred years too late, and she wakes to a futuristic world where animals are all but forgotten. Descendants of her brother adopt her, and she's thrown back into high school. Exara, the class beauty, calls Jenny the Neanderthal girl, and she becomes more of a sideshow than a member of the senior class. Only Exara's gorgeous boyfriend, Maxim, sympathizes with her.

Her developing feelings for Maxim are only the beginning of her problems. There aren't any more animals to save, so Jenny involves herself with a rebel group called the Timesurfers, explorers searching the galaxy for another planet to inhabit to clone long-dead animal species. She must choose between her blossoming feelings for Maxim and her lifelong dream.

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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Four Ways Short Fiction Will Make You A Better Writer by Cherie Reich

Four Ways Short Fiction Will Make You a Better Writer
by Cherie Reich

It seems like some writers balk at the thought of writing short fiction. They insist they write novels and can’t write a short story because it always ends up into a novel. I say anyone can learn to write short fiction and can learn from writing short fiction.

Although novel-length works and short stories seem quite different and are in several ways, they also display similarities. They usually have characters, theme, and plot, but a novel is spread throughout time, a short story is a mere moment. With a novel, you can explore the characters in a greater depth through subplots. A short story is more focused with usually one plot and limited characters.

When I started writing novels, I heard it was good to bulk up your writing résumé by writing short stories. As I was writing and submitting short fiction to magazines and anthologies, I ventured into flash fiction. I noticed when I went back to writing novels that my writing was more concise and leaner. I was learning what was important and what wasn’t.

So how can writing short fiction help you? Let me list some ways it’s helped me.

1. Be concise. With a limited number of words, you learn what is really important.
2. Practice makes perfect or, at least, better. Have trouble with dialogue? Focus on a dialogue-heavy story. My weakness was descriptions, so I worked on writing description-heavy flash fiction that focused on a setting.
3. Think small. By focusing on one plot or a character’s growth through a scene, I was able to figure out how to move the story in a shorter time period, which helped transition to writing scenes in a novel.
4. Experiment. Short fiction allows you to try different genres or ways to write without fear. It’s much easier to throw away a thousand words of something that’s not working than eighty thousand.

Have you written a short story?

Check out Cherie's Collection of Fantastic Short Stories!!!

The kingdom hangs in the balance.

War threatens Foxwick on all sides.

The dreaded Shadowlands gains more souls. From the shrouded trees in Greymist Forest to the arid Blackden Barrens, monsters roam in search of their next victim. Sirens lure ships beneath Merrilea Sea. In cold and snowy Wintermill, royals plot to claim Foxwick as their own, even if they must use dragons and sorcery. Marriage between Foxwick’s king and Lochhollow’s princess creates a perilous alliance. Although brave Valdale will come to Foxwick’s aid, the cost may be more than a true friend can stomach.

Set over a hundred years, these seventeen fantasy short stories explore the people, creatures, and lands in and around the Kingdom of Foxwick.

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Available in print and e-formats!

Cherie Reich is a speculative fiction writer and library assistant living in Virginia. Her short stories have appeared in magazines and anthologies, and her books include the horror collection Once Upon a Nightmare, a science fantasy collection titled Fall of Gravity, and the fantasy series The Foxwick Chronicles and The Fate Challenges. Reborn is her debut novel. She is Vice President of Valley Writers and a member of the Virginia Writers Club and Untethered Realms. For more information, please visit her website.

Friday, December 5, 2014

Goodreads Giveaway!! Please enter for a signed copy!


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        Sleeping Jenny by Aubrie Dionne



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            Giveaway ends December 31, 2014.

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