Book Promotion: Flesh and Blood by Michael Lister

Today’s book promotion comes from Michael Lister and his book called Flesh and Blood. If you like mystery novels, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 

Book: Flesh and Blood
Author: Michael Lister
Genre:
mystery

 

Publisher: Pulpwood Press
Format:
ebook
Release Date:
6/1/2014

 

Summary:
John Jordan is back—investigating eternal mysteries woven into the fabric of everyday life. Within the confines of seemingly ordinary cases, John explores the ineffable and inexplicable, the profoundly mysterious within the mundane.

In this diverse collection of cases, John investigates the Shroud of Turin, a pregnant virgin, a daring prison break, a Hurricane Katrina orphan who might just be the Second Coming, a desperate woman who sleeps with one too many men, a bloody body on the rec yard, a mystery that turns on a single observation, and a murder in which John himself is the prime suspect—all this as he deals with depression and battles alcoholism.

These stories are puzzles, whodunits, and enigmas, but they are much more. John Jordan doesn’t just solve crime, he investigates the hidden heart of humanity and the mysterious world in which we live. Here are temporal answers and eternal questions, and at the center of it all, a conflicted man of faith and doubt, flawed, but faithful, who ministers mercy even as he thirsts for justice.

 

The Author:

Michael Lister’s Website: Here
Michael Lister’s Facebook: Here
 

I want to thank Michael Lister for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read Flesh and Blood!

 

Book Promotion: Disappearance by Niv Kaplan

Today’s book promotion comes from Niv Kaplan and his book called  Disappearance. If you like Mysteries/Thrillers, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 

Book:  Disappearance
Author: Niv Kaplan
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

 

Publisher: Niv Kaplan
Format:
ebook
Release Date:
5/21/2014

 

Summary:
Ever Wonder What Would Happen If Your Girl Disappeared ?

Karen Glass, an American high school graduate, is visiting a Kibbutz in Northern Israel. She meets Mikki who lives in the Kibbutz and they become passionately involved. On her birthday, while they are on a tour of the Golan Heights, she suddenly disappears from Mikki’s car.

The police official investigation is abandoned under questionable circumstances; the motive for the presumed kidnapping is unknown and Karen’s fate remains a mystery.

Three years later, during an Israeli military raid into Southern Lebanon, a special-forces unit stumbles upon a photo of Karen at the time of her kidnapping. Mikki alerts Karen’s sister Lisa, and together they begin a perilous journey across three continents searching for clues that will shed light on the mystery.

They uncover a dark family secret that undermines a plot to prevent a global enterprise from developing illegal weapons….

“DISAPPEARANCE” will capture you instantly, keep you on your toes and leave you speculating until the final minute…..

 

 

 

I want to thank Niv Kaplan for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read Disappearance!

 

Book Promotion: The Eagle’s Secret by Erez Aharoni

Today’s book promotion comes from Erez Aharoni and his book called The Eagle’s Secret. If you like Mysteries or Thrillers, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 

Book: The Eagle’s Secret
Author: Erez Aharoni
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

Publisher: Erez Aharoni
Format: ebook
Release Date:
5/29/2014

Summary:
Ido Barnea, a non-typical Israeli combat pilot, is flying a routine night flight over the Negev desert when suddenly his reliable Skyhawk jet fighter starts to vibrate uncontrollably and finally crashes, forcing Ido to eject at the last possible second. At that exact moment, in the heart of Brussels, a young girl is kidnapped. What is the connection between those two incidents? Who is behind them?
Accused of betrayal, Ido is forced into a fast-paced dizzying chase in order to clear his name. Naama Sharon, a beautiful Mossad agent is sent after him, and the two encounter powerful arms dealers, cynical terrorists and corrupted army officers. In their struggle, they discover that the two mysterious incidents hide a deplorable crime.

I want to thank Erez Aharoni for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read The Eagle’s Secret!

 

Book Promotion: Blood of the Lamb by Michael Lister

Today’s book promotion comes from Michael Lister and his book called Blood of the Lamb. If you like Mystery novels, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

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Book:  Blood of the Lamb
Author: Michael Lister
Genre:
Mystery

 

Publisher: Pulpwood press
Format:  
ebook
Release Date:
6/1/2014

 

Summary:
Florida prison chaplain John Jordan’s search for the peace that has so long eluded him is interrupted by an unimaginable murder. Attempting to be a good man in a very bad place while also maintaining his shaky sobriety, John investigates the murder of the seven year-old adopted daughter of ex-con turned televangelist, Bobby Earl Caldwell, a murder committed in John’s own locked office when Bobby Earl conducts a service in the Potter Correctional Institution chapel.

This unspeakable act, and the investigation that follows, will force John to confront his own fears and beliefs, causing this man of mercy to thirst for justice. Torn between the seemingly conflicting roles he’s asked to assume—cop and cleric—John must struggle to figure out his identity as well as that of the killer’s, but his past continues to haunt him in the form of troubling thoughts of failure and the resurfacing of his ex-wife, Susan.

Putting aside his distrust of the slick televangelist and his seductive wife, John must ignore intimidation and resist manipulation to find a killer among some very unusual suspects—including two murderers, a child molester, a teacher with something to hide, and Bobby Earl Caldwell himself whose very act of exposing his daughter to such risk causes John to suspect him from the very beginning.

Amid private crises and the torturous experiences of a thoughtful, sensitive man working in such a pitiless place, nothing short of death will end John’s search for the person who killed little Nicole Caldwell. Uncovering the guilt, restoring the balance, John seeks pardon from the self-inflicted life sentence he’s serving and exoneration from the burden of regret he bears.

 

The Author:

Michael Lister’s Twitter: Here
Michael Lister’s Facebook: Here
 

I want to thank Michael Lister for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read Blood of the Lamb!

 

Book Promotion: At God’s Mercy by L. L. Fine

 

Today’s book promotion comes from L. L. Fine and his book called At God’s Mercy. If you like Mysteries and Thrillers, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 

Book: At God’s Mercy
Author: L. L. Fine
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

 

Publisher: L. L. Fine
Format:
ebook
Release Date:
5/22/2014

 

Summary:
Poland, World War II
…………………………
A desperate young Jewish woman sacrifices her life to save her baby twins. Decades later, in New York, Rabbi Jeremiah Neumann discovers the existence of his long lost twin. He rushes headlong to meet him – but is shocked to discover that his identical twin is a priest.

The two brothers travel to Poland to find out who they truly are. Page by page they uncover the terrible secret of their bloodcurdling heritage. A long-dormant evil is resurrected, and once again threatens to take the twins’ lives. Will they survive the new storm?
At God’s Mercy is a captivating book that is hard to put down. It will take you deep behind the frontiers of human atrocity, where cruelty meets courage, and faith meets fate. Its chilling storyline bites hard at religious establishment and raises hard questions regarding human nature, faith and existence.

 

 

I want to thank L. L. Fine for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read At God’s Mercy!

 

Book Promotion: She’s Alot Like You by Faye Hall

Today’s book promotion comes from Faye Hall and her book called She’s Alot Like You. If you like historical romances, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

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Book:She’s Alot Like You
Author: Faye Hall
Genre:
Historical erotic romance, Romantic mystery

 

Publisher: Red Sage Publishing
Format: ebook
Release Date: 4/3/2014

 

Summary:
Willow Jameson knew nothing of her family’s past or their connection to the Morgan family when she first met Re Morgan. All she seen was his ruggedly handsome appearance, his gentle words luring her into his strong embrace. What she found was a passion beyond compare.
She couldn’t have foreseen the lies and family betrayal that would inevitably rob her of the man she loved and forever change her life.
TEN YEARS LATER
Willow returned to the town life she loved so much, no longer ignorant to those who had separated her from the man she’d loved. She was back now to make those responsible pay for all they’d taken from her. In her search what she found was the hardened man Re Morgan had become…
…a man whose mere glance reignited a passion she had thought long since forgotten.
Re Morgan had left a horde of jilted lovers in his trail. When he seen Willow again across the crowded dancehall, he wanted nothing more than to add her to this list. Re wanted little more than a short, heated affair.
What he became involved in was far more scandalous than he could have ever imagined.

 

The Author:

Faye Hall’s Website: Here
Faye Hall’s Blog: Here
Faye Hall’s Twitter: Here
Faye Hall’s Facebook: Here and Here
Faye Hall’s Goodreads: Here
Buy links:
http://eredsage.com/store/ShesALotLikeYou.html

http://www.amazon.com/Shes-Alot-Like-Faye-Hall-ebook/dp/B00JZ781XM/ref=la_B00DPIMSMW_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1399380045&sr=1-1

Q & A:

The best thing about writing this book?
Everything! Loved writing this book, creating such strong characters that had to conquer lies, deceit and murder to prove their love could survive.


Where did you get your idea for this story?
I got the idea from a Lyndsay Buckingham (Fleetwood Mac) song called ‘Go Insane’. He sang about the comparisons we make in our lives, including in people. Made me think about someone who would compare every woman in their life to a past love. The rest kind of grew from there.


What would you tell aspiring writers out there?
Just write from your heart and remember it is your story to tell, but also learn to take criticism as it will help you grow as a writer.


Coffee, Tea, or Hot Chocolate?
Coffee

 

Anything else that you would like to add?
I have just signed a fourth contract with Red Sage Publishing so be on the look out for more passionate tales from Australia.

 

I want to thank Faye Hall for allowing me to promote her book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read She’s Alot Like You!

 

Book Promotion: The Last of the Wise Lovers by Amnon Jackont

Today’s book promotion comes from Amnon Jackont and his book called The Last of the Wise Lovers. If you like Mysteries/Thrillers, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 

Book:The Last of the Wise Lovers
Author: Amnon Jackont
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

 

Publisher: Amnon Jackont
Format:
ebook
Release Date:
5/8/2014

 

Summary:

Ronnie Levin – the adolescent son of an Israeli diplomat and his wife living in New York, discovers much to his surprise that unfathomable events are taking place between his parents and around them. Circumstances become even stranger in light of his mother’s evasive behavior and her disregard of a series of warnings regarding a fatal event that was soon to take place.

In his attempts to understand what was unfolding, Ronnie gets caught up in a race against time, the deceitfulness of those around him and the doubts gnawing away at him. What is the true nature of the people closest to him? Under the shadow of what secret are they living and why are they ignoring the clear warning signs they’re being sent?

The Last of the Wise Lovers is a book that simply cannot be put down. It combines a fascinating and smooth-flowing story, with the story of a young man’s journey into
maturity and the loss of innocence.

I want to thank Amnon Jackont for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read The Last of the Wise Lovers!

 

Book Promotion: Disappearance by Niv Kaplan

Today’s book promotion comes from Niv Kaplan and his book called Disappearance. If you like Mystery/Thriller books, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 disappearance

Book: Disappearance
Author: Niv Kaplan
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

Publisher: Niv Kaplan
Format: ebook
Release Date:
4/29/2014

Summary:
“Ever Wonder What Would Happen If Your Girl Disappeared ?

Karen Glass, an American high school graduate, is visiting a Kibbutz in Northern Israel. She meets Mikki who lives in the Kibbutz and they become passionately involved. On her birthday, while they are on a tour of the Golan Heights, she suddenly disappears from Mikki’s car.

The police official investigation is abandoned under questionable circumstances; the motive for the presumed kidnapping is unknown and Karen’s fate remains a mystery.

Three years later, during an Israeli military raid into Southern Lebanon, a special-forces unit stumbles upon a photo of Karen at the time of her kidnapping. Mikki alerts Karen’s sister Lisa, and together they begin a perilous journey across three continents searching for clues that will shed light on the mystery.

They uncover a dark family secret that undermines a plot to prevent a global enterprise from developing illegal weapons….

“”DISAPPEARANCE”” will capture you instantly, keep you on your toes and leave you speculating until the final minute…..”

 

I want to thank Niv Kaplan for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read Disappearance!

 

Review for Alternate Currents by Arleen Alleman

alternate currents

 

My Rating: 4 /5

Author:  Arleen Alleman
Title: Alternate Currents

Genre:  Mystery

Background:

Amazon Description:

“Author Darcy Farthing is living in Washington, DC, with her fiancé, Mick Clayton. They are enjoying a much needed respite from trauma and crime fighting while preparing for a wedding and a romantic cruise. Everything changes when an alarming phone call halts their plans. A good friend, Charlie Scott, has mysteriously disappeared–the apparent victim of an abduction.

Against Mick’s wishes, on an impulse and without much thought of consequences, Darcy flies to Seattle to help Charlie’s partner, Don, and their daughter, Penelope, cope with the loss. She is worried about Mick’s negative attitude about the couple and worries that he is prejudiced toward her friends. As a result, she finds herself reevaluating the direction of her personal and professional life.

Soon after her arrival in Seattle, she becomes immersed in the unfamiliar world of domestic partnerships, birth surrogates, and assisted reproductive technology. Don and Charlie, who became unlikely heroes in the first novel in this series, Currents Deep and Deadly, have their lives turned upside down by elusive kidnappers with no apparent motive. At the same time, their well-intentioned decision to pay a surrogate to bear their daughter for them turns into a nightmare, when the biological mother returns after eight years, claiming that Don and Charlie are not Penelope’s fathers as they believed, and she wants her child back. This revelation sets in motion a series of tragic events that threatens to destroy a parent-child bond, and worse.

Before the police and FBI are able to solve Charlie’s kidnapping, an even more devastating case materializes when Penelope also vanishes. The FBI and Seattle police detectives frantically look for clues. In the process, they implicate a local antigay organization and its leader, two local business owners who are being harassed by antigay demonstrators, a flamboyant stalker who is obsessed with Don, and the birth mother herself. There is no hard evidence against any of the suspects, and the leads are curtailed when two of them are murdered. The authorities are no closer to finding Penelope and now worry that she has been abducted by a vicious killer.

In the midst of turmoil surrounding Penelope’s birth status and abduction, true to her nature, Darcy tries to help her friends. When she ventures into the midst of the case by conducting a freelance interview with a local clergyman, she is nearly killed in a vicious attack by an unknown assailant. Mick rushes to her side and soon overcomes his reluctance to get involved with Don and Charlie’s plight. Together they try to gather information to help solve the case. Before the hostility ends, Don also becomes a victim and then a hero, and Mick must fight an unbalanced killer intent on revenge.”

Narration: Multiple Third Person/First Person – Darcy

Opinions: First off, I think Amazon summarizes this book very well without giving away much of the mystery. I have not read any other books to this series, but it doesn’t matter that much while reading. The story briefly mentions a crime that took place while on a cruise. However, this isn’t part of the focus for this story. This story addresses several things. First, it focuses on gay rights and society. Being a hot topic in today’s society and the passing of gay marriages, this book shows the different views and/or stereotypes associated with it. Second, it addresses complexities of surrogate and other types of conception/adoptions among couples. Third, it deals with crimes, because after all, this is a mystery novel. I think all three were well written in the book. I like the fact that you had the two radical sides represented in the story but also the everyday people in it – for both the gay rights and surrogacy. I have not read that many books with these topics, so it is interesting to read a mystery about them.

Two things that slightly bothered me in the book: Mick’s initial reaction and change in that reaction seems to happen very suddenly. Perhaps, I have missed something from one of the other books with this personality? Also, I don’t want to reveal any spoilers in this review so I’ll state say it like this: two parts of the mystery are solved a little too neatly. It is like a happy coincidence than figuring things out a harder way – which I know can happen in life but I usually expect differently with books.

Overall it is a nice mystery book.

 

Standalone or Part of a Series: Part of a series but can be read as a standalone

Book Promotion: Tracks by Niv Kaplan

Today’s book promotion comes from Niv Kaplan and his book called Tracks. If you like Mystery Thrillers, take a look below. You might just find another book for your “to read” pile!

 tracks

Book:Tracks
Author: Niv Kaplan
Genre:
Mystery, Thriller

Publisher: Niv Kaplan
Format: ebook
Release Date:
4/28/2014

Summary:
A MAN’S LIFE TURNS TO TRACKING…
In a thrilling manhunt, a grieving father is tracking any clues, any traces of his kidnapped child while forming an international organization that tracks other missing children.
The suspense never ceases as the flesh trade, divorce disputes, and child slavery are all being probed by Sam Baker and his team across the globe. The mystery builds as deep in the Sinai Desert, amongst immortal granite cliffs and The Gulf’s breathtaking shades, there lays Sam’s greatest fears. Hate, corruption, and greed threaten his organization and he turns to a secret outfit for help. Then a horrible scheme to use children to spread terror is revealed and the tracks lead to an inevitably lethal confrontation with a merciless terrorist group.
This is a tale of modern terrorism, international intrigue, diplomacy, and sacrifice, all in hopes of finding one small boy.
Will Sam find his son?
“TRACKS”, Niv Kaplan’s second novel, is a riveting adventure of people who risk everything to track and liberate missing children.

 

I want to thank Niv Kaplan for allowing me to promote his book on my blog. I hope this post has inspired you to go out and read Tracks!