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A Hot Box of Firefighters

A Contemporary Erotic Box Set

by International Bestselling Author Cooper McKenzie

Six blazing hot stories of firefighters and the women who start, and put out, sexual blazes with them.

Lace on Clay: When Lace and Clay connect, their creative imaginations spark an intensely passionate blaze.

Burn for Me: They turn up the heat and experiment to find the answer to which sense is most closely linked with desire.

Wildfire: The morning firefighter Marco Jacobs, comes in for breakfast, their growing attraction becomes a wildfire.

Light My Fire: Cleo Jones always had a thing for next door neighbor, firefighter Gunner Nielsen. When he rescues her in the middle of a downpour, the flames of attraction begin to burn.

Silken Bonds: When firefighter Sam suggests taking their loving to a new level, Devi learns that a handful of scarves can start a bonfire.

Sam’s Turn: It’s Devi’s turn to set Sam’s world ablaze (a continuation of Silken Bonds from Sam’s perspective).

 

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Cooper McKenzie always thought she had been born a hundred years too late, though she appreciates air conditioning, computers, and other conveniences of modern-day life. She recently moved to central Texas with her mixed breed companion, Honey, the Princess Fuzzybutt.

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Now Live ~~ The Training House Box Set by Eden Bradley

The Training House

A BDSM Box Set

by NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Eden Bradley

 

Eden Bradley’s iconic kink stories GIRL, BOY and MASTER in The Training House Series are available now in print as a Box Set!

Pleasure in pain…pain in love…

They come to the Training House to become immersed in the most powerful and extreme form of submission: absolute slavehood. It is only in this formal environment, and under the strict rules of their slave contracts, that their immense yearnings can be satisfied. Or can they?

Aimée arrives with a pure slave’s heart, never expecting to find more than the fulfillment of a frightening and necessary sexual journey. Christopher has returned, as he always does. The baddest of bad slaves, he never truly expects to find anything beyond a temporary release. And then there’s the Master… Master Damon owns the Training House. His is a life of carefully followed rules, the extremes of deviant and sensual creativity, and the heavy weight of responsibility. The Training House is a dreamworld where needs are denied and met at a Master’s whims. But what happens when these rigid roles become fluid, and love is suddenly part of the game? Anyone could win—or everyone could lose it all.

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THE TRAINING HOUSE Series is Eden’s hardest-core BDSM yet! More ‘erotica’ than ‘erotic romance’, there will nevertheless be a love story woven throughout these very kinky pages.

 

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As someone who has been involved in BDSM practice for much of her adult life, she relates in particular to her BDSM and kink stories, infusing them with her own truth about kink practice from her life experiences.

Eden has appeared regularly on Playboy Radio’s ‘Night Calls’ and the Hollywood In the Flesh readings. She loves art, shoes, tattoos, her Boston Terrier puppy, reading smutty books, chocolate and sex, of course, not necessarily in that order.

 

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New Release ~ The Twelve Cock-Tales of Christmas by Charlene M. Martub

Celebrate

your holidays with this hot

 

New release!

 

***This is book 4 in the whiskey collection, it can be read as

a stand alone, but not recommended. ***

 

 

 

The

Twelve Cock-tales of

 

Christmas

 

 

 

 

Christmas. That special time of

year when we celebrate each other and the gift of life. Alec and

Angel

have a

very different idea of how to celebrate Christmas. They were invited to an

elite sex club for its annual Christmas party, and the theme is the twelve

cock-tales of Christmas — a sultry mix of alcohol and everything sensual that

just might land you on Santa’s naughty list, if not his lap.

 

But like every good

story, as it unfolds, will Alec and Angel withstand the curve balls life throws

in their path? Love isn’t always so cut and dried, the weather outside is

frightful, and lives may be lost in this erotic Christmas tale.

 

 

 

 

       Editorial

Review: “Deliciously dirty right from the start.”

                                                                                        ~ Samantha Talarico.

 

 

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    Editorial Review: “If you want a short erotic story for Christmas this is your book.

Charlene M. Martin has a way with erotic books. She always has you begging for

more and leaving you very sexually frustrated.”                      ~ Tammie Lee @ For the love of books blog.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I lean down and

tenderly kiss the top of her head then slowly slip the blindfold over her eyes

before pulling each one of her wrists up and clasping them in the cuffs. Once

secured loosely – I never truly want to hurt her – I raise them over her head.

“Keep these up here.”

 

She nods in agreement,

and I unclasp the top of her outfit, exposing her bare breasts. “Stay still,” I

instruct as I walk back to the bar to grab my desired items. I set the tray of

cookies down on the table, adjacent to the chair. By straddling her hips,

though my weight isn’t on her, I position my cock over her center and gently

cover her nipples in raspberry filling with the spoon from the jar-full on the

tray. She wiggles a little in response. I can almost taste her raspberry. My mouth waters, but I continue down and place a

little filling in her belly button.

 

Reaching for a

gingerbread cookie, I place it over her pussy. I glide my body up hers to place

another cookie in my mouth. I rub it against her lips, and she opens them, taking

a bite. “Mmm.”

 

The remainder of the

cookie I skim down her chin, neck, chest, and into the red raspberry filling

coating a nipple. I bring it once more to her parted lips, and she takes

another bite. “Oh God, that’s good.”

 

I pull the cookie from

between my teeth, and ask, “You like that, do you?”

 

“Oh god, yes.”

 

I dip a cookie into the

filling and take a bite. It’s one of the most unique flavors I’ve ever had.

Gingerbread and raspberry — who would’ve thought that would be a good

combination?

 

Crunching the remainder

of the cookie, I swallow and bring my mouth to her erect nipples. I deliver a long

lick, swirling my tongue roughly against them. She arches her back in response.

As I run my tongue down her torso to her belly button, I create a sticky trail.

I lap a taste of her raspberry-filled navel, then slide my mouth lower, between

her legs, taking a bite out of the cookie there. Crunch. Her body shivers in response, and I moan, meeting her

excitement. Reaching down, I grab the spoon and pour a big dollop between her

parted thighs. Raspberry-covered pussy. .

. YUM.

 

  

 

 

 

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Now Live ~ Twice Wrapped by Maci Dillon

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Twice Unwrapped

Maci Dillon

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Jaynie Roberts unexpectedly finds herself facing another Christmas alone, nursing a sensitive heart and shattered ego.

When best friend Elle Prescott sacrifices her family holiday to stay in the city, Jaynie is completely oblivious to the deal Elle has made with her cousins in return.

The Bass twins, Mason and Xander, have marked Jaynie as theirs, long before now. With the brothers confident they are the ones to pull Jaynie from her man-hating funk, they won’t stop until they’ve broken down her barriers, unwrapped her insecurities and rescued the little minx held captive.

Unable to ignore the lust cursing through her veins and unwilling to walk away, Jaynie is powerless to stop Mason’s panty wetting seduction. Falling under his spell, Jaynie surrenders herself to a mind blowing night of passion that promises to push her limits further than she ever thought possible.

When Xander walks in, all alpha male, his mere presence demanding her attention, Jaynie is shocked and embarrassed at the way her body immediately responds to him.

At the mercy of two insatiable men, this promises to be a sinfully delicious, erotic encounter that will leave a fire in your panties, and a smile on your face.

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Like she weighed nothing, Mason lifted her onto the kitchen counter. Instinctively her arms wrapped around her tummy, to cradle the extra padding she’d come to hate, but lacked the motivation to fix with exercise and a proper diet. Mason growled at her movement, ripping her arms away and securing them at her sides. “Don’t hide from me, Jaynie.”

He parted her legs until he stood between them, his mouth following the direction of his hands toward her throbbing clit. It took all her willpower to stop from pulling her arms free and pushing him lower, guiding him to the exact spot she needed him. Instead, she tried to relax into the counter, waiting for him to move beyond her chubby tummy. When his fingers finally reached her core, she murmured his name, “Mason. Please.”

“What do you want, baby? Tell me,” he rasped as he rolled the thigh highs down each of her legs, until she was completely naked. Teasing her, Mason kissed the tops of her thighs, his hot breath whispering across her aroused pussy.

When her only response was to thrust her hips upward, eager to feel his mouth on her clit, he backed away.

“Your turn for a shot, Jaynie.”

That moment would hopefully mark the only time in her life when she didn’t give a fuck about taking another shot. “Seriously?” she asked.

Mason laughed, preparing the shot, and handing it to her. “Seriously. Maybe then you’ll tell me what you want.”

She huffed and licked the back of her hand as Mason stood ready with the salt. She could think of better places to be licking the salt from, but Jaynie remained quiet and focused on getting his hands back on her.

As she lifted the glass toward her lips, Mason readied her lemon slice in his mouth, and ran his fingers through her wet folds. Her body shuddered at the touch, then nearly choked on the tequila as he pushed his fingers deep inside her.

“You’re a pro,” Mason smiled, “didn’t spill a drop.”

Jaynie clenched her hands at the back of Mason’s head pulling him toward her and took his mouth, quenching her thirst, her lust on the lemon waiting there for her. His fingers thrust deep inside her, pushing her to the edge. All inhibitions she once had floated away on a lust induced, tequila cloud.

Needing more from him, she met every thrust with one of her own, her hips undulating, her ass almost hanging off the edge of the counter. She was so close, yet so far from where she knew she would be in the minutes to come.

Mason answered her silent needs, detouring his mouth from hers, down her body to where his fingers worked her into submission.

“Tell me what you want, Jaynie.”

“You know what I want,” she panted in response.

“I want to hear the words, Jaynie. Say it.” Mason slowed his fingers and pulled them from her heat until they lingered at her entrance.

Live or die she thought. Dirty talk wasn’t part of her vocabulary. “Fuck me with your mouth, Mason.”

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Maci Dillon is a self-confessed lover of chocolate, wine and mummy porn. A mother of three sporty children, Maci fits in writing between her family and full-time Marketing & PA business. Maci is a daydreamer who loves writing short, erotic scenes and loves reading M/M, ménage and sports romance. A true minx at heart, in her spare time you’ll often find her by the beach with a cocktail in hand.

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Release Blitz ~ Tough Luck by Liv Morris

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Tough Luck, a sports rom com,

by USA Today Bestselling author, Liv Morris.

You fell in love with Brady Luck, now meet his brother Bryce!

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Blurb

There’s one rule in reporting: don’t ever fall in love…

When Amelia Adams tells everyone my days as Chicago’s quarterback are over, I vow never to give her another minute of my time—until the team owner sees an empty stadium, and forces us together on a reality show in hopes of filling the seats.

When Bryce Luck becomes my assignment, I swear his brown eyes and dimpled smile won’t make my knees weak—that I’ll keep a professional boundary. But I can’t fight this attraction, especially when he whispers sweet nothings in my ear and promises to do a million dirty things to me when the cameras stop rolling.

When the show is over, and the game’s been played, will our love become a reality? Or are we just out of luck?

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“Let’s open the first message with an attachment.” I let the cursor hover and take a deep breath. “Wait, are you sure seeing dic pics isn’t like offensive to you? I don’t want you to feel uncomfortable or anything.”

“I’ve been attached to one all my life,” Bryce says, shooting me a you’ve-got-to-be-kidding stare. “What about you? Feel awkward having a guy looking at dicks with you?”

“Nah. Seen one, seen them all.”

I might sound confident, but I have no clue what kind of crazy will pop up. Clicking on the first message, a fully erect penis fills my screen—or, at least, the best it can. He’s a little on the small side, the poor guy. I wonder if he has no clue either. I’d never send this pic without some major photoshopping.

“Jesus!” Bryce exclaims, and I right click to save it before exiting. “What are you doing? Keeping them?” Bryce’s eyebrows shoot up to his hairline.

“I have a special place for all my boys.” I pull up a folder marked “Stroke Me.”

“Stroke me?” Bryce asks, his brows knitted together.

“Isn’t that what they want from me?” His eyes light up with understanding and he nods as a grin spreads over his face. “But my sub-folders are even better.”

“Now I have that “Stroke Me” song playing in my head,” Bryce laughs. “What did you name them?”

“I have five. Leans Left, Runs Right, Grower, Shower, and King-Kong. I bet you can guess what the last one means.” I waggle my brows, and he can’t stop laughing. Seriously, he had tears forming in his eyes.

“Compared to other pics, this guy seems a bit below average in size.” I move the pic to the sub-folder labeled “Grower”.

“I’ve never heard of anything so crazy!”

Hmm… I bet Bryce’s folder would be labeled, The Beast.

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USA Today bestselling author, Liv Morris, was raised in the Ozark Mountains of Missouri. She now resides on the rock known as St. Croix, USVI with her first and hopefully last husband. After relocating twelve times during his corporate career, she qualifies as a professional mover. Learning to bloom where she’s planted, Liv brings her moving and life experience to her writing.

 

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Release Blitz ~ Riddick by Kathy Coopman

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She told me Heaven would knock on my door one day.

That I would be swept away from the hell I lived in.

She was right about one thing and so wrong about the other.

Heaven came in the form of an angel just like she said.

Beautiful.

Perfect.

An angel.

And then.

My life became hell.

She disappeared. Vanished.

I left. Went to war. Killed. All for her.

Every face was the man who took her.

Every dream filled with her.

For twelve years I existed in hell. Breathed in the fires from down below.

Until her, the woman on the beach outside of my home.

Captivating.

Enchanting.

Mesmerizing.

It couldn’t be my Cora, my angel, my heaven on earth.

She was dead.

Wasn’t she?

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Jesse’s threats should make me want to shut my mouth; they don’t. I’ll make all the noise in the world to find out why I feel like I’m being dragged to my death. Oh God, please tell me they do not know!

Without warning, Cutter grips me by my hair, yanking me out of my spot in the corner. My backside is landing on the rough gravel with a solid thud. The sharp stones are penetrating through the flesh on my back. I scream out in agony as this man bores his fingers into my cheeks, digging into my skin enough to draw blood with his fingernails penetrating through my flesh. They’re going to kill me.

“You’re finally getting a chance to get out of here. If you fuck this up, I’ll kill him. Do you get me?” What? I ignore his comment about leaving here. That rolling in my stomach starts to turn, spinning out of control until it crashes into my chest, making it hard for me to breathe. I know exactly whom he’s referring to, and the thought makes me want him to stick his dick in my mouth so I can bite the repulsive little thing off. He’s talking about Riddick. Cutter nods my head for me using his greased, stained hands, his fingernails so dirty I gag at the sight. Those hands that make me cringe every time they touch me leave my face and go right back to my hair, where he pulls me behind him across the lot while I stifle my cries of pain. Not from the gravel clawing and embedding into my skin. From the words he spits out like it’s an everyday occurrence to threaten me with the only thing that can plunder my soul. This is the first time he’s physically hurt me, which makes me realize that whatever I’m here for is the worst kind of bad.

My life is not my own anymore. It belongs to my brother, and I’m a nut job because of it. I live inside my own head, talk to myself, pretend like I’m carrying on a conversation with the one person I want with me all the time. Riddick. I stare at walls for hours upon hours of the day and night, daydreaming of a better life on the ocean, where I can roam freely. Feel the wind swaying in with the tide, my hair blowing back away from my face as I breathe in the salty air. These conscious fantasies are a young woman’s fairy tale we all wish to come true. Riddick knows how much living on the ocean means to me. He is going to kill them for thinking they can put their slimy hands on me. This will be the end to the street fighting gang war my brother seems to think he’s the king of. People stay clear of Jesse Barrick for a reason. He’s maniacal crazy. Certifiably teetering on the edge of insanity. And whatever his reasons are for mistreating me have crazed him out to the point where I’m tumbling over the edge first.

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Kathy Coopmans

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Amazon Best Selling Author Kathy Coopmans, lives in Michigan with her husband Tony where they have two grown sons.

After raising her children she decided to publish her first book and retiring from being a hairstylist.

She now writes full time.

She’s a huge sports fan with her favorite being Football and Tennis.

She’s a giver and will do anything she can to help another person succeed!

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Available Now ~~ Mafia Princess by Bella J

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Rules. I’m starting to think I have the natural talent to break them. I hate rules. Always have. Especially since I had them shoved in my face my entire life.

I didn’t ask to be a part of all this. I didn’t ask to be a Valenti. And I sure as hell didn’t ask to be bound by all their goddamn rules. Their rules are exactly that—theirs. Not mine.

It’s been years since I broke one of my family’s most cardinal laws. It was a mistake, I know that now. But that’s the thing about mistakes, you never know you’re about to make one until it’s too late.

Unfortunately every transgression, every wrong decision has a way to demand atonement. No matter if it’s hours, days or years after. You might think your indiscretions are long forgotten and buried, but it’s not. You’ll never be free of it, not until you’ve paid in full.

I’m still waiting for my past mistakes to exact payment. It’ll come. I know it will.

But now, while I’m sitting in the interrogation room staring at the sinfully gorgeous Detective Lorik Stone, I can’t help but think about all my family rules…

…and that I’m about to break another one.

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Book Tour ~~ Spine Chillers by Q.L. Pearce

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The town of Saltlick Bluff is famous for an urban legend. Does the spirit of a young girl wait on a misty cliff-hugging highway for her ride to the prom?
In the house on Beech Street a terrible tragedy occurred. Now neighbors won’t look at the place as they pass. Those who live nearby draw their blinds and shutter their windows after dark. What are they afraid of?
Hale Hallow Woods seems sinister and menacing even in the light of day. Does a thirst for revenge beat near its dark heart?
The answers lie within these pages, just waiting to send a chill up your spine!
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Prom Date
The Roller Grille was the real deal. An authentic drive-in restaurant with car hops on roller skates delivering trays of burgers and fries to people parked outside. It had been in business for decades. Other than a fresh coat of paint now and then it hadn’t changed from the day it opened.
Tyler, Andy and Jacob threaded around the cars and pushed through the glass doors to the diner. A hostess dressed in a fuzzy sweater and a poodle skirt guided customers to booths covered in red vinyl. A candy-colored jukebox blared from a corner. The laughter and chatter of the crowd was louder than the music. Tyler noticed Shay jammed into a booth with her friends. He raised a hand in greeting but she ignored him.
Andy pointed to the long soda fountain. “There’s room over there.” Tyler nodded and they each claimed a stool.
“What’ll it be?” Randy, the soda jerk adjusted his black bow tie and gave them a toothy grin. The boys ordered shakes.
Andy whirled around once on his stool and stopped to face Jacob. “So do they have any place like this in Phoenix?”
“No. This is pretty cool.” He looked around and his eye settled on a wall of photographs. “Who are those people?”
“Those are the prom kings and queens from the high school,” Tyler answered.
“Wow there’s like a hundred of them. What’s the deal with those two?” Jacob pointed to a black and white photo that was larger than the rest.
Tyler slipped into telling the story that everyone in town knew by heart. “That’s Johnny Tonnarro and his girlfriend, Samantha. He was like a rock star a long time ago. He got killed in an accident off Yetter Point.”
“It was a foggy night. He drove his car off the cliff and got squished like a pancake,” Andy added. “His girlfriend waited for hours in the cold for him to show up. She was all dressed for the prom and crying like a baby.”
Jacob gazed at Samantha’s sweet face. “That’s sad. What happened to her?”
Tyler lowered his voice for effect. “She drowned a year later on the anniversary of the accident. She was down on the jetty throwing flowers out into the ocean, those stinky white ones…gardenias. A wave swept her off the rock. Some people say they’ve seen her.”
“Seen her? What do you mean?”
Andy took up the story again. “Every year around this time her ghost waits out on Thorne Road near Highway One for Johnny to pick her up. Just standing there crying.”
Randy placed the shakes in front of the boys and joined in. “This time of year the evenings are usually foggy,” “They say she waits just off the edge of the road in the mist – lavender gown, white gloves, and gardenias in her long, blonde hair.”
Jacob’s mouth dropped open and his eyes grew wide. “Really? A real ghost? You’ve seen her?”
Taylor and Andy couldn’t hold back their laughter. “Nobody’s seen her,” Andy snickered. “It’s all made up. Not the accident part but the ghost part.
Jacob frowned. “So Samantha didn’t really die?”
“Oh, yeah. She died alright. She drowned. But only little kids and tourists swallow the ghost story. You have to be a real lamebrain to believe it. Last year the town newspaper offered a ten thousand dollar reward for anybody who could get a photograph of her. There were a lot of fakes but nobody’s earned the money yet.”
Still grinning, Tyler turned to take a sip of his milkshake and caught a glimpse of Shay. She was staring toward the entrance. If looks could kill, her eyes were lethal weapons. Tyler followed her gaze.
“Uh oh,” he whispered and his smile faded. His brother was holding the door open for Anilla Jacoby, Shay’s arch-enemy. Anilla beamed up at Lane and slipped her arm through his. The couple slid into a booth. Shay stood and stormed toward the door without looking at them.
“This isn’t good,” Tyler muttered.
A moment later his phone beeped. He read the text. Come outside now. We need to talk. Shay was waiting for him as he pushed open the door.
“I thought I would die of embarrassment. I can’t believe he would show up here in front of everyone with that airhead hanging on him like that. Now I know why he’s been avoiding me.” She turned on Tyler. “How long has this been going on?”
“Don’t ask me. This is the first time I’ve seen him with Anilla.”
“He needs to pay a price for humiliating me like that. I want to embarrass him in front of all of his friends!”
Tyler shifted nervously. “Shay I don’t want to…”
“Think of something!”
“Look, Shay. Maybe you should just let it go. He’s my brother. I can’t …”
“I’m not going to let this go, Tyler.” She leaned in and growled. “You’re with me or against me. And trust me, if you want to survive high school you don’t want to be against me. I can make your life miserable.” Shay turned and stomped away.
Excerpt from Spine Chillers, by Q.L. Pearce
Copyright © Glass Apple Press 2016
What people are saying:
“Spine Chillers: Hair-Raising Tales is a unique blend of fear and fun – a collection of haunted worlds you’ll find yourself returning to again and again. Pearce reveals her secrets masterfully – and each one packs a spookier punch than the last.” — ALISTAIR CROSS, BESTSELLING AUTHOR
“Adapted from her writings, this illustrated book tells the courageous story of Zitkala-Sa, also known as Gertrude Simmons Bonnin. Capaldi has illustrated the book throughout with richly colored paintings that capture the essence of the accompanying storyline. Assimilation into the dominant culture is not glossed over but handled in a delicate manner that accentuates the enormous obstacles Bonnin overcame. Bonnin is portrayed as a strong woman who fought not only for Native American rights but also for women’s rights. Bonnin’s gifts as a speaker, author, and musician helped to persuade people to believe in the power of her message. This title will fill the gap in most libraries of strong, non-stereotypical Native American role models. A bibliography and further readings are included.”  — LIBRARY MEDIA CONNECTION
“Capaldi and Pearce document the life of Gertrude Simmons, an author, musician, and activist best known by her pen name, Zitkala-Sa (Red Bird). Drawing from semi autobiographical stories that Zitkala-Sa wrote for the Atlantic Monthly in the early 1900s, Capaldi and Pearce eloquently describe her experience at a Quaker boarding school, where she laments the loss of her culture, but also develops passions for violin and women’s suffrage. Reconciling her new identity with her roots, she writes and stages ‘The Sun Dance Opera; and advocates for Native American rights. Capaldi’s understated illustrations integrate solid colors and doll-like characterizations with reproductions of period materials, while appended information on Zitkala-Sa rounds out this fascinating portrait.” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
Books by Q.L. Pearce
Mysterious Encounters: Mysterious Disappearances
Mysterious Encounters: Mothman
Mysterious Encounters: Reincarnation
Mysterious Encounters: La Llorona
Mysterious Encounters: Ghost Hunters
Scary Stories for Stormy Nights
More Scary Stories for Sleep-Overs
Still More Scary Stories for Sleep-Overs
Even More Scary Stories for Sleep-Overs
Super Scary Stories for Sleep-Overs
The 25 Strangest Mysteries in the World
50 Scariest Places and Strangest Mysteries
Blood Moon Harbor (co-author Francesca Rusackas)
Gross Science Experiments
Monsters: Wendigo
Monsters: The Furies
Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala-Sa, Native American Author, Musician, and Activist
About the Author:
Q.L.Pearce is the author of more than 120 books for young readers, from picture books to YA, as well as film tie-in books for the Fox animated film Titan AE and the Universal animated series Land Before Time.
Red Bird Sings: The Story of Zitkala Sa (Carolrhoda Books, with co-author and illustrator, Gina Capaldi), received several awards including a Carter G. Woodson Book Award gold medal from NCSS and a Moonbeam Children’s Book Award gold medal.
Her fiction includes the popular middle grade series, Scary Stories for Sleep-Overs italisize (Price, Stern, Sloan). Q believes strongly in the value of scary books for young readers. When asked what credentials she has which qualify her as an expert in this area she replies, “I was a child once. That was very scary.”

Release Blitz ~ Take Back My Heart ~ by Aubree Valentine

Take Back My Heart by Aubree Valentine 
Come Back To Me Series
 
Release Date: Nov. 30th 2016
 
Cover Designer: Kelly Kennedy at Cover Crush Designs
 
 
Synopsis
Fourteen years ago, Connor Matheson walked away from the one person who owned him, heart and soul. He had convinced himself he’d come back for her one day, but when he found out she was keeping a secret from him, it only kept him away. When his grandmother died, leaving him to handle her estate, Connor was forced back to his hometown, where his heart remained.Lauren Delaney-Forbes was doing just fine on her own. She had a little boy, whom she loved more than life itself, and spent her days at a job that she enjoyed. Her dreams of marriage and happily ever after dissolved when she found her ex-husband in bed with another woman. Convinced her heart couldn’t handle another heartbreak, she focused on being a mom and giving Eliot her all. 
Until Connor showed up and flipped her world upside down. 
Could he convince her that their love deserved a second chance or would she take back her heart, leaving him in the past?
 
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About The Author
Aubree Valentine is stay-at-home mom to boy/girl twins, married to her high school sweetheart and avid believer in fairy tales. 
 
When she’s not busy chasing her kids or her fur babies she can be found curled up with a good book or writing. 
 
She got her start in the Indie community as a PA for a handful of other fabulous authors. Working behind the scenes fueled her desire to publish her own work. 
 
She’s a die hard Tennessee Titans fan even though she resides in Pennsylvania and her hubs roots for the Baltimore Ravens.