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Book Excerpt and Giveaway Love for Two Lifetimes

Book Excerpt He looks down at our hands. He’s still holding mine, and I wonder if I should pull away. I definitely should. I don’t, though, and he doesn’t, either. “Coming here to Halford, that was your unfinished business, wasn’t it?” he asks me. “I suppose. Not that it’s finished anything so far. Did I upset your father? Is that […]

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Book Excerpt “Can we go to Merabel and go down a—?” But a sudden noise overhead interrupted Amelia’s question. She looked up. A large red spaceship flew past. “Uglesnoo, what’s that?” “Oh no. Oh no, no, no. Jumping Jupiter. That’s the Venutons’ spaceship!” “What? Do you mean they’ve followed us out here?” “Yes, which means we’re in big trouble!” “What […]

Book Excerpt Goddess of the Wild Thing

Book Excerpt “Shirley spoke up, “Maybe we just gotta give it up and say there’s no good out there and no damn good men.” Shirley spat on the sidewalk, as she was prone to do when attitudes turned south and a pissed-off mood overrode a physician’s reserve. A petite woman, hovering around five-foot-three, she was a spitfire to friends and […]

Book Excerpt and Giveaway Winner Take All

Book Excerpt Carly Door hinges squeaked, and a barefoot Paul clad only in pajama bottoms padded inside. “Carly? Why are you up? Are you okay?”      I swallowed hard as he approached. “I’m kind of freaked out. Put my boots back on for the first time since…since I fell…” My trembling increased. I slammed one of my shaking hands against […]

Book Excerpt and Giveaway Dreamwalkers

Book Excerpt Commander Sawyer comes to stand in front of us and the pods. “You will be entering a dreamscape together,” he says so matter-of-factly that I almost believe this isn’t a big deal. “Your objective is to retrieve a single sentence that will be held as a secret in the deepest part of the subconscious. You must travel through […]

Book Excerpt from Fate’s Betrayal

Book Excerpt He picked up the body wash and started lathering it on my arms and stomach. “Let’s take this slow then.” The lather dripped slowly down my body and onto Riley’s as things feverishly intensified beneath the water. Once finished in the shower, Riley toweled me off, then himself before moving to my bed. There, Riley caressed my damp […]

Book Excerpt from The Forgotten Ones

Book Excerpt Gransha Hospital, in whose secure unit her father had been placed, sat on the outskirts of Derry city, alongside the River Foyle, nestled in the shadow of the Foyle Bridge. The bridge, a kilometer-long structure, had been designed with an arch high enough over the river to allow access for ships to pass under in order to reach […]

Book Excerpt from Bai Tide

Book Excerpt Agnes’s office at the end of the hall was largest of all and afforded a stunning view of the dormitory, classrooms, and most of the thirty acres of property the school owned. I sat in one of the frigid-from-the-air-conditioning leather armchairs in the corner and pressed the blinking yellow light on the secure teleconference device that sat on […]