Friday, November 30, 2018
What's Write for Me Revisited January 24, 2018 with Christy Nicholas, Gary D. Henry and William Beck
Our first guest is the lovely and talented Christy Nicholas, author of Call of the Morrigú, The Enchanted Swans, The Druid's Brooch series, Better To Have Loved, and more. Welcome back, Christy.
Our next guest is the handsome and talented Gary D. Henry is the author of In the Manor of Heather Black, Witchwoods, Groundsmen of Sleepy Hollow and many more. Welcome Back, Gary!
Last, but not least, is the handsome and talented William Beck, author of Crosscurrents, Solemn Vow, Red 7 among others. Welcome back, William!
Thursday, November 29, 2018
As many of you know, I do monthly radio shows to help my fellow authors publicize themselves. We have a lot of fun and laughs during the show, and each author reads a snippet from one of their books.
In the spirit of seasonal sharing, I'm going to repost my shows so you can visit again and again. Beginning with our first show on January 8 of 2018, Red River Radio and I present Dellani's Tea Time with Christina and Dellani.
It's the New Year! Time to make (and break) your resolutions! As we've done for several years, the first show of the year, Christina and Dellani chat with one another. There's no telling where the conversation will go, because these ladies have a lot to say!
Christina writes under the name Rachel Rueben. She has one published YA novel, Hag. She's also written a variety of author self-help articles and books. Check out her work at Amazon, and her website, Writing By the Seat of My Pants.
Dellani has a wide variety of novels available. Mostly an author of romantic suspense, she also has historical romances, sci-fi, erotic romances, and an adult coloring book. Check out her work at Amazon, and her blog on Word Press.
Both authors post monthly on Cereal Authors blog on Word Press.
Saturday, November 17, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books The Long Road Home: Romantic Murder Mystery by Carolyn M Bowen
After a lifetime of being protected and sheltered by her parents, Kate is thrown into a state of turmoil after their sudden death. With nowhere else to turn, she finds herself living with her fiancé, a conniving businessman who is well on his way to becoming a corrupt super-lawyer. At the same time, Kate’s father’s law firm houses more secrets than a politician’s hard drive. Later, she receives a shocking surprise when a long-lost half-brother enters her life. Can Kate rise to these challenges, discover the truth and re-emerge as a stronger, smarter version of herself?
Friday, November 16, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books The Christmas Catch by Danielle Lee Zwissler
Cara Thompson lost the Light up the Night Community Christmas Challenge for the fourth year in a row to her neighbor, Mrs. Alberta Kline. But not this year! She vowed to win this challenge by a landslide. Well that was before knowing about Mrs. Kline’s son, Blake.
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books One Night in Daytona Beach: #17 in Tirgearr Publishing's City Nights Series by Dellani Oakes
He hadn't seen her in 10 years, but there she was, dressed in black leather, straddling the Harley. Draven Wick is back home, on a break from filming his vampire themed TV show, when he spots Jamie Humphrey at a Bike Week raffle. The love of his teen life, Draven never thought he'd see her again. Rekindling their romance after 10 years is the easy part. Unfortunately, Draven has been blamed for the death of a notorious bike gang leader. Staying ahead of the police, and the biker gang bent on revenge, takes Jamie and Draven to the brink of disaster.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books From Sea to Sea by Nelda B Gaydou
From a three-week voyage of more than 7000 miles from New Orleans to Buenos Aires in 1964 through an eight-day, 3258-mile round-trip drive between Evanston, Illinois and Clovis, New Mexico in 2017, whether in their prime or in their nineties, the Bedfords have packed a lot into their life's journey. Follow their inspiring story of faith and service, set in fascinating times and places in the Southern and Northern Hemispheres.
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books His Soul to Hold (Dark Knights of Heaven Book 2) by TW Knight
Soulless and exiled from Heaven the Dark Knights have not abandoned their duty. For millennia they’ve battled demons, protecting human kind from Lucifer’s servants. Less than a year ago hundreds of demons escaped Hell world-wide, stretching the Knights resources to their limits. Now they face the greatest challenge of all—discovering love.
Breanna Thorn spent the last ten years fighting demons with her twin brother Sam, and she’s damn good at it. But at twenty three all she really wants is a normal life with dating, college and quiet. To balance the life she wants and the life she has, Bree studies demons and other supernatural creatures in hopes of better understanding the enemy. When she meets fallen angel Bass, Bree encounters a complication she never saw coming—love.
Bass’ persona of hedonism begins to crumble when he meets Breanna. She’s beautiful, intelligent, a kick ass fighter and the vessel for his immortal soul. He knows he’s no good for her but no matter how hard he tries to make Bree hate him; she keeps finding a way into his heart. He’ll do anything to keep her safe even if it means giving up everything he is.
After their parents are killed by monsters, demons, Sam Thorn focuses his life on protecting his sister and hunting the creatures that changed their lives. Now he finds himself swept up in a world where he’s surrounded by monsters and at risk of losing his sister—something he cannot, will not allow. When the rage burning inside him breaks free Sam finds he is a greater danger than the monsters he fears.
Hogart once walked the halls of Heaven, now he battles with voices in his head driving him further and further into madness. Being taken in by his fellow fallen angels, The Dark Knights, is both a blessing and a curse. Their energy quiets the demon within him but now he is permanently housed with the twins Sam and Breanna. The voices insist he kill them; his heart says otherwise.
Monday, November 12, 2018
Always the right fit, something for everyone—This year, give the gift of books True Identity book 1 by Amanda Mackey
I don’t know who I am. I can’t remember my name, where I come from, or how I ended up in the hospital with a bullet wound to my chest. When I think back, searching for a memory, all I see is a big black hole of nothing.
But I recall her voice…the sweet, angelic sound that reached out to me through the coffin of black, pulling me back to the light.
I might not know anything about my past, my life, my identity—but the moment I opened my eyes and stared straight into hers, I knew I wanted her. I knew there was no way in hell I would let her go.
Now I need to piece back together the missing fragments of my life so I can figure out where she fits into it—or if she fits into it at all.
The only problem is if your past is buried beneath a shroud of darkness, you have no idea when it might come back to haunt you.
TODAY!! Join Us Live or At Your Leisure!
Even if we don't want them to, stores all over are putting up Christmas decorations, next to the Halloween markdowns. For those people who actually shop in advance, we've got four fantastic authors, with lots of books to share.
First up is returning guest, Hebby Roman. She's here to talk about an anthology she's part of, A Christmas Cowboy to Keep. She is the author of Cristabelle: A Christmas Bride, A Hard Candy Christmas, and Let It Be Christmas, among others. Welcome back, Hebby!
Another author from the Christmas Cowboy to Keep anthology, is Carra Copelin. She is also the author of Faith and the Texas Lawyer, Brides of Texas Code Series, The Legend of Bad Moon Rising, and more. Welcome, Carra. So happy to have you with us.
Our third guest is TW Knight. She writes about angels and demons in her books His Soul to Keep, His Soul to Hold and His Soul to Save. This is her first time on the show. Welcome, TW, so glad you could join us.
Last, but by no means least, is John E, Stith. Mostly an author of hard science fiction, he's now branched out into crime. His newest novel is Pushback, a fast paced suspense novel. This is John's first time on the show as well. Welcome, John, we're so pleased you're here.
Monday, November 05, 2018
Miranda Karev works at a local live theatre, in the box office and occasionally on stage. She's recently gotten back with her former boyfriend, Jeffry Stanton. They're spending the weekend, trying to put their relationship back together, only to find themselves snowed in at her apartment building. There are power outages around town, though not at her building. She's already been called by her co-worker, Dave. Now her boss, Brent, is calling her. (Miranda and Jeff are featured in my novel, So Much It Hurts)
My phone ringing interrupted us. It was Brent.
"Hallo, guv!" I replied.
"Is what's his cheeks there?"
"Yes, Jeff is here."
"Excellent. May I bend his ear a wee bit?"
"Have you been drinking?" Brent isn't usually this cheerful.
"Not for the last half hour," he drawled. "Prior to, quite a bit. Had some good news."
"Yes! Two bits, actually. First of all It's a girl! Huzzah!"
"Really? Shaine had the baby? Isn't it a little early?"
"Brought on by weather, so they tell us. Colt, with the able assistance of the lads and his lovely bride, delivered her at the theatre, as we were snowed in."
"That's so exciting! Congratulations! And what's bit number two?"
"Full funding for the film, in the bank, luxuriating. Between me and a few filthy rich, though generous, friends we are completely funded and ready to rock this spring. One thing, though. She's decided motherhood is more important than stardom, and she's offering you the part."
"What? Me? Oh, my God! Really?"
"I wouldn't be calling in my semi-sober, passably inebriated state, otherwise. You and your lad, what's-his-diddle. We want you both. Can that be arranged? Oh, can the bugger act?"
"I'll ask what's-his-diddle and you can see for yourself when we get together with you this week. He's anxious to meet with you."
"Excellent. When I am my usual sober, sedate self, we shall speak—oh, list, list!" I heard the phone clatter. "Oh, bollocks," he grumbled. Fumbling and rattling, another fall or two. I hoped Brent was at home where he couldn't hurt himself. "Got it! I got it," he gasped. "Slippery sucker. Yes. When I am less—" He burped and hiccuped. "In me cups, we shall chat. Sally will call. She's sober and sedate as we speak."
"Is she with you?"
"Yes. She was kind enough to take me home so I can sober up before I join my lovely wife and pink swaddled bundle at hospital. I shall not introduce my wee daughter to the ravages of alcohol at her tender age." I heard the phone fall again. "F**k balls," he grumbled.
The phone clattered once more. "Hi, it's Sally. He's collapsed on the couch. Drunk off his ass." She lowered her voice. "This scared the crap out of him. He was terrified we'd lose her. Girl's a trooper, but thank God for Colt and Suzie! Dave helped too. It was pretty intense. It took the ambulance over an hour to get to us. By that time, little Snowdrop was born."
"They didn't really name her that!"
"Of course not, her name is Vera Rose after his mother and Shaine's sister."
© 2018 Dellani Oakes
Thursday, November 01, 2018
Soulless and exiled from Heaven the Dark Knights have spent millennia protecting humanity from Lucifer and his demons. His Soul to Save (Dark Knights of Heaven Book 3) by TW Knight
For the past year or so, I've been helping to promote other authors. I recently got a few new ones, so I decided to share their work here, along with mine.
Soulless and exiled from Heaven the Dark Knights have spent millennia protecting humanity from Lucifer and his demons. But the longer they live the closer they come to joining Lucifer’s ranks in Hell. Their only hope is to find their soul keepers, and love. After an attack by a demon left her injured and weak Amber Fitzpatrick welcomed the attention and caring of her rescuer Jacob—until he turned into an abusive monster. The night Amber flees the possessive, extraordinarily toxic relationship Jacob reveals his true demonic nature. Zach has more than Lucifer’s minions to contend with. Each day brings him closer to Hell. For fifty years he’s walked the thin line between sanity and giving in to his dark urges. Urges that go against his calling as a healer and a teacher. Every battle drives him closer to the edge, feeds his inner demon and pushes him to find a permanent solution to death. When Zach meets Amber he sees a chance for salvation. But Amber’s experience with Jacob makes her afraid to start any kind of relationship with Zach, especially discovering he’s not that different then the man she walked away from. Can she set her fear aside and save Zach before she loses him to the darkness forever?
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