Rarity Hollow by Robert Eggleton – Spotlight

Lacy Dawn’s father relives the Gulf War, her mother’s teeth are rotting out, and her best friend is murdered by the meanest daddy on Earth. Life in the hollow is hard. She has one advantage — an android was inserted into her life and is working with her to cure her parents. But, he wants something in exchange. It’s up to her to save the Universe. Lacy Dawn doesn’t mind saving the universe, but her family and friends come first.

Rarity from the Hollow is adult literary science fiction filled with tragedy, comedy and satire. A Children’s Story. For Adults.

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Magdalena Gottschalk: The Crooked Trail by M. Gail Grant – Blog Tour

The enchanted secret of Lily Brooke was safe and sound, until Magdalena and her thirteen-year-old friends accidentally unleashed the revengeful demons of the past. How were they supposed to know that a friendly expedition in the woods on a stress-free Saturday morning would lead to the most intense and scary moments of their lives? So many mysterious happenings have occurred ever since they found that crooked trail leading to the sacrificial cave, and hidden monstrosity of a treehouse. With the chanting voices and shrill noises that only Magdalena could hear, the friends decide there is something sinister living amongst them. Time is of the essence to save Lily Brooke and their childhood club, the Mystical Alliance of Lily Brooke, knows it is up to them to capture the demons hiding in their community and set the town free. Witches, wizards, and some black magic may just be what it takes for Magdalena and her best friends to save the day.

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So Near the Horizon by Jessica Koch – Spotlight

From the moment she crosses paths with Danny, Jessica is fascinated. The dashing, confident twenty-year-old has everything she dreams of—looks, success, independence, money—and his kind, infinitely cheerful nature is spellbinding.

Yet Jessica sees something else lingering underneath Danny’s perfect facade. Bit by bit, she manages to pick it apart, unveiling harrowing truths about a deeply traumatic childhood that has left more than just emotional scars. Now, far away from his home and family, he is fighting to build a normal life for himself—even though he may be destined for a future as dark as his past.

Despite all adversity and against all reason, a deep and intimate love develops between Danny and Jessica. But soon they find themselves confronting the harsh realities of a superficial world, battling against prejudice and exclusion at every turn… and, worst of all, racing against time…

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Mother Earth Insurgency by J.G. Follansbee – Spotlight

What if you learned a terrorist might destroy a structure 20 kilometers tall, murdering thousands of people inside? Nick Sorrows is an undercover agent with the Bureau of Environmental Security. He is ordered to discover the plans of Jon Janicks and The Mother Earth Insurgency, which is determined to stop the hijacking of clean energy by greedy corporations. After a riot in Seattle, and an attack on a wind power farm in California, Sorrows learns about the MEI’s most audacious plan yet. Will Agent Sorrows stop the terrorist Janicks from killing thousands?

Winner of an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Writers of the Future science fiction contest, the Mother Earth Insurgency: A Novelette is the first thrilling story in the series Tales From A Warming Planet, which is set in a near-future world ravaged by climate change.

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Seduction en Pointe by Gemma Snow – Spotlight 

When successful TV star of the Queen Anne’s Revenge, Nicco Castillo, finds his boyfriend in bed with another man, he goes full-on Hollywood trainwreck that lands him in ER. Next thing he knows, the producers are shipping him off to Paris to shape up and learn to dance for the next season’s story arc. But his incredibly tempting Parisian ballet instructor, Isabelle La Croix, makes that all too difficult, especially when he learns about her decadent desires–desires Nicco is all too pleased to indulge in. Against the ballet barre, the balcon railing, and wherever and for however long Isabelle is willing to have him.

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The Bad Ones by Rachel Barker – Spotlight

This isn’t your typical vampire/werewolf love triangle! No other girls just happen to be murderers in prison, right? Oh yeah, and this prison isn’t typical either! It has a horrble secret, that could be killer.

Now enter the werewolf and vampire! They hate each other in their desperate fight to win her heart, but can they realize that there are worse dangers to face than rejection lurking around the corner in time to save everyone?

Who will win the fight for love and survival? Or is it just too late?

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The Interludes by J.K. Duval – Spotlight

The seven primary characters whether men or women all share the same first name Jordan and that is where the similarities end and the fun begins. A few of their story lines:

Jordan Thomas is one of L.A.’s rising defense attorneys celebrating his thirtieth birthday with his wife Meg and their best friends Mickey and Amanda on a hot September afternoon at a UCLA/Michigan football game (that actually happened in 1989). Meg has planned the entire evening, limo to and from the game, champagne, the works, but it is not till they get home when the game-day action really starts to heat up. Just how hot was the post-game is best summed up by Jordan’s own words to Meg and Amanda while Mickey whips up some post-coitus eggs in the adjacent kitchen; “Thank you both, for the best birthday party I’ve ever had, even better than the time my folks arranged to have pony rides for my eighth birthday.”

Jordan Oldfield is the career focused, thirty-two year old Hollywood studio executive on a flight from Miami to London when she joins the Mile High Club, or as she prefers to call it the Seventh Heaven Club, with the tall and handsome Thomas Chichester on his way to London for his installation as head of his family’s private holding company, after the unexpected death of his father. After a sojourn with girlfriends in Tuscany, Jordan joins Thomas back in London at Claridge’s London for some even steamier interludes.

Jordan Davidson is the driven editor who’s not quite sure of herself in matters of the heart but is desperate for love and romance when literary agent Lisa Grantham walks into NYC’s SoHo House and straight into Jordan’s fantasies.

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Flame by Tara Heavey – Spotlight

Single mother Rachel and young son Ember are on the run from something.

Or is it someone? Something or someone dark and threatening. They hope that they are running towards a better life, a life of hope and light. But will they be able to remain unseen and fully escape their past? To create the future that they both desperately long for and deserve, in the heart of the beautiful and verdant Irish countryside. Perhaps finding healing in the magical landscape itself.

Maybe.

Just maybe.

With the help and romantic attentions of Ben the solitary woodsman and the surprising friendship of Madame Cyn, the bosomy and outspoken cafe-owner. And a friend that Rachel could never have imagined, a ghostly presence from the distant past, this time a positive force.

Add to the mix a mystical forest and the sudden appearance of an orphaned fox cub ….

Through it all. Can the flame of hope and love be kept alive?

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