About Caught A collection of short stories, literary sketches and vignettes each capturing a moment in the life of someone a lot like you. Each story delves into human themes: expectation, desire, hope, loss, fear, joy, peace, suffering, redemption. The narrative is filled with subtle irony, humour and touching observations. The stories highlight our era of increasing social disconnection, in which technology is replacing intimacy and life occurs at a pace that challenges people’s ability to stop, observe and interpret their own existence and its relationship with those around them. It highlights the everyday moment and provides nourishment for the harried soul. The overriding message in Caught is: that any moment in every life can be viewed as worthy of treasuring. Whether that moment is filled with despair or joy; they provide entertaining relief and nourishing benefits. Read a Sample Facebook Website Twitter Follow the Author’s Tour Amazon
Closet Words Book Tour The eyes are windows to the soul. As fast as a blink moistens and changes the lens, I see pain quickly hide within her emerald eyes. I gaze deep, searching - knowing for a moment I had seen the true soul. The past child, the one horror robbed from happiness without permission. The day choice forgot to arrive, the day fear was called without request. In one blink her eyes revealed and ran. She is the same as us; the secret keepers, the pain hiders. The ones who run from memories to not remember while playing the tape to never forget. She is my sister and is a member of our club. We are the survivors. I have another sister, the oldest of us all. One who has struggled with forgiveness; the one who judges quickly from all her lens has focused
Dash Book Tour “His parents are gone. He lives in the woods…” Dash is a dark lion with a dark secret. Living as an orphan in the cold, winter forest, he strives to hide that secret from the other young animals that have come to resent him. But when he meets the animal that has haunted his past, he isn’t sure what to do. Meanwhile, Saderia finally gets her wish to go to school. She hopes to meet a friend, but she gets slightly more than she bargained for when she meets a fun-loving cheetah, a bullying panther, three prissy girls, prejudiced teachers, and a strange assistant principal who seems to enjoy making Saderia’s life more difficult. But there is no one as strange as the dark lion that sits in the back, and hides his face from her. Saderia starts having Dreams
About Little Shepherd Little Shepherd Book Tour Obed is in the hills outside Bethlehem when the angels appear to announce the Savior's birth. Can he trust that the miracle of the first Christmas will keep his flock safe while he visits the newborn King? Excerpt Off in the distance, a wolf howled. Obed moved closer to his flock, scanning the hills for any sign of a pack that might race in and steal his sheep. His family depended upon the sheep for food and their wool for clothing. No sheep would be lost under his watch. He shivered inside his cloak. While the days were getting warmer, the nights still chilled him. He walked over to the large fire blazing inside the pit. He rubbed his hands together and held them up to the fire to warm them. Above him, the sky twinkled with
Real Dogs Don't Whisper One might ask; how on Earth did you arrive with four dogs having special needs and how they have impacted my life? First, I had no idea that four dogs with special needs would be entering my life it was all by chance. I did not go out looking for them or decided one day that I was going to rescue them. It just happened unexpectedly. They each came to me during random times; upon learning of their condition(s), I did not turn them away. I knew in my heart that God had a plan for me, not sure what it was, just knew these four came into my life for a reason. The impact they have made in my life has been insightful, astounding and humbling to say the least. I often say, it wasn’t I that rescued them, it was
Closet Words Book Tour From the Inside Flap Taken word for word as heard from God, Closet Words is a collection of powerful and penetrating words written down in the stillness of a prayer closet. Hearing from God for several years, Kim Hilton began writing down what she heard. Encouraging, uplifting, and challenging words with a clear message to His servants, Closet Words gives a renewal and refreshing word to the Christian believer. From the Back Cover "As the leopard moves quickly in the jungle awaiting its prey so the evil one is lurking around waiting for the moment to devour you. The spirit is deep within you. Do you have your shield to deceive the one who is looking for you? Is your armor in place? Have you prepared for the battle? The battle is not for the weak but for the strong. Only those
Voices of the Locusts Christopher Cloud , a multi-genre author, begins his virtual book tour today with Pump Up Your Book. Voices of the Locusts: A Love Story is a coming of age story of a first love complicated by differing cultures and a historic look at WWII issues and events. Christopher joins us today to talk about his book and the inspiration behind it and who he would like to thank for getting him where his is today. I attended high school in Japan for two years—my father was stationed at an Air Force base in a remote part of the main island of Honshu. My father would often take me duck hunting, a service offered by a local fisherman who would ferry us about in search of ducks in the Sea of Japan. After each hunt my father would loan his shotgun to the
By Rebecca Camarena Enough scare factor to keep me on the edge of my seat, without being bloody gory or too paranormal for reason. In Dark Lullaby, author Mayra Calvani has successfully managed to combine many aspects in her novel; thriller, paranormal, mystery and romance. Gabriel Diaz, the main character is an Astrophysicist that believes in the higher good and that everything can be explained by science and logic. Or so he thinks. A chance encounter with a strikingly beautiful young woman lures him to her in an almost spell bound way and Gabriel’s thinking and world begins to unravel. Worried about his twin sister and the impending birth of her child and yet against his better judgment he follows Kamilah half way around the world to her hometown of Rize, Turkey. There Gabriel and Kamilah continue their love affair even as Gabriel gets sick and strange things begin to
The Spotless Cow Book Tour Once upon a time… those words just seem so magical. Before my daughter could read, I enjoyed reading her books that started with Once upon a time… There’s almost a guarantee that the story is going to have lots of twists and turns. The story is open to all sorts of possibilities and where there is one story, it might just continue into a sequel book. Our guest today, Sal Barbera has written a book with just those opening words, Once upon a time… There’s even an excerpt for you to read and a trailer to watch, just keep scrolling down this page and enjoy! How cool is this? The author has 50% of net proceeds going to Phoneix Children’s Hospital Child Life Program. Purchasing information: During the month of October, purchase Mary Elizabeth The Spotless Cow from the Sweetles website
A Pirate, A Blockade Runner and a Cat Book Tour Retirement is about second chances to do the things you always wanted, dreamed of doing. For author Beverly Stowe McClure it’s about writing. She never dreamed of being an author when she was a teacher, but one thing lead to another and she found her articles being accepted in magazines like Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Ladybug, Focus on the Family Clubhouse Jr. and more. Her latest novel is a MG/Tween eBook: A Pirate, A Blockade Runner, and a Cat. She states that retirement is fun and she enjoys playing the piano, taking long walks where she snaps pictures of wildlife and clouds. Her life is busier now than when she was working. About A Pirate, A Blockade Runner and a Cat Thirteen-year-old Erik Burks’ life is falling apart. When he discovers a lace bra in
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