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Storms of Malhado

Storms of Malhado by Maria Elena Sandovici My rating: 4 of 5 stars                                                            Synopsis Galveston Island, Texas, September 2008 Katie doesn’t believe in ghosts. And she certainly doesn’t believe the rumors that her family’s home is haunted, despite its tragic history: two young women who lived there in different eras died in hurricanes – one during Hurricane Carla in 1961, one during the Great Storm of 1900, the greatest natural disaster to befall the United States. But that was the past. A fact Katie reminds herself of when she returns to Galveston to await Hurricane Ike with her parents and boyfriend in her family’s Broadway mansion, hoping to rekindle her flailing relationship. While Katie is not afraid of the ghost stories she’s heard, she is afraid of the monster storm approaching. As even die-hard Islanders evacuate, her fears grow. Fear of the looming hurricane. Fear that she’s talentless as a painter. Fea

The Tenant's Wrath

The Tenant's Wrath by Gabriel Nombo My rating: 3.9  of 5 stars                                                      Synopsis In the 34th century, when earthlings start to interact with aliens, some aliens take advantage of interplanetary mobility by harnessing wisdom from earth's very wise ancestors.  How do they employ our ancestors to benefit their wrathful nature?. The reporter has everything. The reporter does thorough research on aliens' culture including their science, daily life, food style, theology,landlord-tenant relationship, education system, and others. Then, he writes a report which he forwards it to his fellow earthlings. It takes only a month for the emailed reports to reach planet earth. Book Review This is not your typical science fiction book. Memento Mori, Exoplanets? Well, this daft punk styled science fiction delves into unexplored planetary systems in a time continuum unapologetically distant from ours. Memento Mori, a planet w

Storms of Malhado Book Blog Tour

STORMS OF MALHADO by MARIA ELENA SANDOVICI Genre: Historical Fiction / Ghosts Publisher: Independently  Published Date of Publication: March 26, 2020 Number of Pages: 252   Scroll down for the giveaway!!   Galveston Island, Texas, September 2008 Katie doesn’t believe in ghosts. And she certainly doesn’t believe the rumors that her family’s home is haunted, despite its tragic history: two young women who lived there in different eras died in hurricanes — one during Hurricane Carla in 1961, one during the Great Storm of 1900, the greatest natural disaster to befall the United States. But that was the past, a fact Katie reminds herself of when she returns to Galveston to await Hurricane Ike with her parents and boyfriend in her family’s Broadway mansion, hoping to rekindle her flailing relationship. While Katie is not afraid of the ghost stories she’s heard, she is afraid of the monster storm app

Play Date

Publisher: Blove Publications Genre: Mystery/Thriller Pages 303 Synopsis Navigating her way through a messy divorce, community leader Charmaine Keaton, the daughter of a prominent Congressman, knows the importance of keeping a smile on her face and pain off her sleeve. Until a high-profile dignitary is found dead in the Chicago River…with Charmaine as the leading murder suspect. Sales Executive, Tommy Howard, finds himself crossing swords with Charmaine when he is brought in to negotiate a deal on a notable community center in the inner city on behalf of his organization. Attraction aside, both maintain professional focus until Charmaine’s world is turned upside down and Tommy becomes the object of her affection and her most trusted confidant. Can their blossoming love survive implications of murder, corruption, and deceit in spite of secrets too impossible to ignore?

Murder She Wrote 1 & 2

                                                         Synopsis - Murder She Wrote is a tale of loyalty, lust, and betrayal. What happens, when one is in love with the flesh and loyal to that of what can make her feel again, the thrill of it all. What happens after the betrayal? What do you do with the anger, the need for revenge, and the hurt. Young Jamal has the world at his fingertips, will it slip away as he tries to love what doesn't love him?  Follow along, this gritty-street tale as you see what leads one to kill another. Book Review This was a quick and gritty tale of the streets and love. This was raw. The young lovers are hit with drama early on with death and betrayal. The scene with Meech sets the tone for the book and I loved it honestly. Jamaal was a standout character. He like so many of our young men are vulnerable and tough all at the same time. Taylor captured the duality perfectly. He also captured another truth someone to the one you love can be your downfall

Blog Tour Stop with a Freebie Alert- She's The One

  ★  ★  ★  FREEBIE ALERT  ★  ★  ★ She’s the One, a sexy, opposites attract romance from New York Times bestselling author Erin Nicholas, is FREE for a limited time only!  Download your copy for FREE today! Amazon: https://amzn.to/2ZwR8bv Apple Books: https://apple.co/2WWX4cf Amazon Worldwide: http://mybook.to/shestheone Kobo: https://bit.ly/3ed11iK Sometimes you see love clearly. And sometimes it has to smack you in the face. When a stranger walks up and punches him in a bar, Ryan Kaye assumes there's a good reason. And a one-night stand with his best friend’s older sister, Professor Amanda Dixon, is a really good reason. Except that it never hap pened. She says she’s sorry for the lie, but he doesn’t want an apology... He wants the night. The last thing Amanda needs is to add to her long list of commitments. But when tempted with the chance to fulfill a few fantasies with the hot paramedic she's had dirty dreams about forever, she can't resist. One night is surely eno

It Was Only One Damn Night

It Was Only One Damn Night by Lady Lissa My rating: 4 of 5 stars Synopsis When Marcus married Melina years ago, the one thing she always promised him was that she would give him children. Neither of them realized that would be easier said than done. Struggling to make sense of the situation and with Marcus putting all the blame on Melina, their marriage becomes strained. A night out with the guys allows Marcus to relax and enjoy himself without thinking about the problems he and his wife are dealing with at home. However, that one night has consequences no one was prepared for. Kalisha thought she had met her knight in shining armor. After a steamy night with the handsome stranger, she gives him her phone number. As the months go by with no word from the man she had hoped would give her a lasting relationship, she finally gives up. However, God has a way of sending us messages to teach us lessons when we least expect them. Book Review Well, we all know what's

Redhead in a Blue Convertible

Redhead in a Blue Convertible by Ivan Scott My rating: 4 of 5 stars Synopsis Buckle up. The ride is about to begin... British doctor Sarah Farnsworth's life spirals out of control when she loses a patient during surgery, then soon after, loses herself. When it looks like she will be lost forever, the road of fate leads her to a blue convertible owned by the mysterious Billy Caldwell. She is informed Billy has twenty-four hours to get out of town and needs her help to get all of his affairs in order. But why does he have to leave? And what is the big hurry? As they drive around Atlanta in Billy's ragtop, visiting the people and places dear to him, Sarah realizes the crisp, October air has breathed new life into her due to her new friend. What she doesn't realize is Billy has been watching her. For years. And someone has been watching Billy. For decades                                                              Book Review When surgery g

Thou Shall Not Run...

Thou Shall Not Run... by Sabrina B. Scales My rating: 4 of 5 stars Synopsis Even the saved struggle when navigating their way through love. This much could definitely be said for the Fold Family’s middle child, Jadalynn. Having met when they were just twelve years old, Jadalynn and Andrew experienced some of their best and worst moments together. Falling in love was inevitable as they grew older and remained close. And falling out of love was just as certain when the two finally bumped heads. After a lengthy separation based on a lack of communication, fate and the hand of God himself brought the two back together, forcing them to either continue running from love or stop and surrender to it. Book Review Jada and Jet were running circles around a relationship. Well, mostly Jada was running from what was to be her future. The story opened in an unforgettable way with a baptism of the youngest Fold family member and an "oatmeal" incident. The story was fil