It was a strange day yesterday. I went grocery shopping in the city. I left the house at 8:00 a.m., the boats were running late so it was close to 11:00 by the time I reached the city. By 1:00 p.m. I’d finished and headed home. 4:00 p.m. I arrived. Dang boats.
Now, on the upside, when I got home I checked for reviews on Goodreads. Here are two:
If you enjoyed SUVI then you will love this second instalment of the series. Following the lives of the crew onboard the spaceship ‘Reacher’ as they explore the universe for a suitable planet for the colonists to settle on. As with all explorations, there are setbacks, unforeseen situations that arise along with unexpected gains and alliances. This book has it all, not only that but we get a deeper understanding of the characters we were introduced to in SUVI. If you enjoy SciFi, mystery and intrigue then this is definitely the series for you. Very well written and kept me reading continuously until I had the book finished and was left wanting the 3rd book to delve straight into, unfortunately, I have to wait for the 3rd book.
I’ve enjoyed reading books with strong female main characters since I was a teenager reading about Ayla in Earth’s Children series.
SUVI held my attention and I was up all night reading, something I haven’t done in a few years. This was well written and I didn’t find any mixed up sentences or misspelled words.
I really hope this is the first of a long series. I’m actually excited to find out what happens next.
Well, we’re into August now, and these long hot summer nights just beg for a cooling fan and a great story. Here is a host of possibilities from author Elizabeth Andre.
Here are six more stories of women meeting the women of their dreams, having sex, falling in love and having sex again. Each story is also available individually. Each book can stand alone. These lesbian contemporary love stories include graphic sex and are intended for adults only. Here’s where to find them:
Well, it’s time for me to tell you about another new author I’ve just encountered. Claire Stevenson has reached into the depths of our human experience and brought forth a story and characters all too many of us can relate to. Here’s Claire to tell you a bit about Escape and Freedom.
Two women escaping their own demons. One stuck in the past, the other a very real present.
Lucy Owens’ life was irrevocably changed in a matter of seconds. Life as she knew it was over in the blink of an eye. Moving away from all that she knew, Lucy now lives a solitary life in her cabin on the shores of Lake Tahoe. Filled with guilt and pain, she keeps herself to herself, and for years she manages to avoid immersing back into society.
Nicole Granger has three small children to worry about. Always looking over her shoulder, they arrive at the lake with very little to call their own. Haunted by years of physical abuse, she longs to belong again, to bring normality to her girls’ lives for the first time.
Both women are pulled towards one another in an attraction that could bring both of them their freedom.
So, there you go folks, that ought to pique your interest. Looks like a great story for a hot summer’s night, right?
Well, it finally happened, we in Newfoundland finally got a warm sunny day, we all went into shock. I really should be out there cutting the grass, weeding the garden, or any of a dozen other chores that are overdue. So what am I doing? Sitting here at the computer working on a sequel to SUVI. I can’t seem to get that story out of my head.
What, you haven’t read SUVI yet? Oh now, you’re in for a treat. Check it out:
Enslaved as a child, her DNA altered until she was barely half human, Jeannie Sorenson still managed to engineer her escape back to the ship that brought her to that deadly planet. Could the humans accept her now that she was half alien? Could she learn to interact with them and still retain her freedom? And why the hell did they keep asking her for answers when they didn’t want to hear them?
Well, SUVI has launched and I’m thrilled with the response. I got the idea for Forgotten Worlds a few years ago, but let it percolate in the chaos that is my mind for a while. Several months ago SUVI 5 came to me and asked her story be told. I promised to do that for her. This book is the first step in fulfilling that promise.
I’m talking about my writing process again today. This time I’ll explore a bit about the beginnings and the ending of a series, how I get them going, and how I bring them to a close.
Actually, I don’t have all that much to do with it. The characters come to me, tell me the stories, and I write them down. I’ve written a number of series, a couple of trilogies, and a few stand alones that eventually morphed into something more. Case in point, the Children of the Goddess Series began with the stand alone, Lady Blue, written to draw attention to the horror of enforced child prostitution. This eventually grew into a series of six books, and #7, the final chapter in the series in now a finished first draft.
The Children of the Wild began as my take on the popular vampire theme. I gave them a different beginning, and a different way of life. People asked for more, the characters asked for more, and so it began. Race the Wind is the latest book in that series. Find it here:
This series is showing no signs of wanting to be finished, so you can look for many more stories from the Children of the Wild.
So, now with the tales from the Children of the Goddess coming to a close, I’m waiting to see who shows up next to tell me of their experiences, I mean, besides Lady Hawk. That girl has dozens more stories to tell.
While I’m waiting for the next long story arc to show up and demand to be told, perhaps I’ll work on a few stand alone tales. What do you suggest?
Well, my last post gave you an idea of what was coming. Now you can see for yourself. Deliberate Love is here, and here’s how to find it. Give it a read and let me know what you think of the whole concept.
Now we’re about to bring you the second of the two novels. This one stirred up some controversy and ruffled a few feathers the first time I published it. Yes we updated it, but I didn’t change the story. Why not? Here’s why.
I first wrote this story in the early years of this century to honor two couple of my acquaintance who have deliberately flown in the face of conventional thinking. Couple number one is a man and woman who have been married many years, have children, several grandchildren, and perhaps even great grandchildren by now. He is admittedly homosexual. But to avoid public censure, he married the girl from next door. They dote on each other, love each other deeply, and he swears he has no regrets.
The second couple is two divorcees who were friends, one lesbian, and the other not. They moved in together, became lovers, and are still together many years later. Again, they love each other deeply.
Both couples asked for anonymity and I have respected that, opting instead to weave what they taught me into the story. Please enjoy and know my only agenda in writing this was to honor these brave and heroic people.
Well, that’s it for this time. Keep an eye out for Deliberate Love to appear for sale sometime next week. (if the gods are willing)
I’ve written before about how I once attempted to write a self-help book, but failed to finish it. It was boring to say the least. However, I believed in what I had to offer, and I still do. Back then I changed directions and put the information into a number of sweet romance stories, primarily two. I present to you now the first of those two stories.
I know I’ve been telling you about the Children of the Wild series, but it’s the weekend, time to kick back with a big mug of tea and relax with a sweet romance. Here it is. This one took a while to get ready, but here she is in all her glory.
Harmony Rupert was a typical university student, mired in debt, working two jobs, and trying to finish her education. That all changed when she began a study of historical arranged marriage. Her excitement about the project changes when she finds herself caught up in the process and wakes up beside a total stranger.
So there you go, pick up your copy today, make that pot of tea, then relax back and enjoy.
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