Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Cover Reveal + Giveaway for Inquisition by Jennifer Carole Lewis

Book: Inquisition
by Jennifer Carole Lewis
(The Lalassu, #3)
Publication date: 8th March, 2017
Genres: New Adult, Paranormal, Romance


Police detective Joe Cabrera used to have a pretty good life. Promising career, plenty of flirtations, and he never once needed to question the nature of his reality. All of that changed when he discovered the truth of the lalassu. Suddenly, he fell deep into a rabbit hole of paranormal powers, shadowy conspiracies and millennia-old secrets. Now, his old no-nonsense approach to his job just doesn’t work any longer. If he wants to stop his old enemy, André Dalhard, from hurting anyone else, Joe will need to find a more flexible option.

A master of disguise, Cali has assumed so many identities over the years that remembering who she was born to be is impossible. Abandoned on the streets as a child, she was rescued by André Dalhard. She’s served him loyally for many years, using her shape-shifting abilities to take on new personas in the blink of an eye, such as Boomerang, the master thief. To save Mr. Dalhard from prison, she becomes Colleen Avila, a meek and mild personal secretary.

Joe initially planned to use Colleen as a confidential informant, but wasn’t prepared for the intensity of his feelings for her. When he meets the arrogant and brash Boomerang and the determined and fearless Cali, he finds himself torn between the three women. For Cali, she knows she must inevitably either break Joe’s heart or turn against the man who saved her from a life of uncertainty and poverty.

As Joe and Cali work together, they discover an even greater threat to the lalassu, one that could send everyone tumbling down into a new rabbit hole. If their fears are realized, neither their friends nor their enemies will be able to escape.

Pre-order Inquisition via Amazon. 

You can also grab book 1, Revelations, for only 99¢ here

You can also check out my – Nadaness In Motion's – five-star book review of Revelations and Metamorphosis.

My review of Inquisition will come out sometime in February or March 2017.

As part of the cover reveal, there is a giveaway. 

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About the Author:

Jennifer Carole Lewis is a full-time mom, a full-time administrator and a full-time writer, which means she is very much interested in speaking to anyone who comes up with any form of functional time-travel devices or practical cloning methods. Meanwhile, she spends her most of her time alternating between organizing and typing. 
She is a devoted comic book geek and Marvel movie enthusiast. She spends far too much of her precious free time watching TV, especially police procedural dramas. Her enthusiasm outstrips her talent in karaoke, cross-stitch and jigsaw puzzles. She is a voracious reader of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction and always enjoys seeking out new suggestions.

Connect with Jennifer via her Website, Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads.

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Friends ForNever - Book Blast and Giveaway

Friends ForNever by Melissa Baldwin

Erin Taylor is a hard-working journalist with a serious TV addiction and lack of a social life. She's focused on her career and determined to leave her tiny cubicle behind for a fabulous corner office! But when a new co-worker, a friendship drama, and a hot workplace crush collide, Erin finds it harder and harder to focus. Especially when that crush on the oh-so-yummy Aiden Thomas starts to materialize into what feels like a magical relationship. Erin's life seems to finally be heading in the right direction...until suddenly friends aren't such great friends after all, her magical relationship hits a bumpy road, and her career could be derailed by it all. Erin learns a lesson the hard way: Sometimes people aren't who they seem to be. With her happiness on the line, can Erin rise above her disappointments and create the life she's always dreamed of or will she be stuck being Friends ForNever?


Praise for the Book

Friends ForNever is a cleverly written book that will keep you wanting for more until the very end! I highly recommend this book!

Friends for Never is like listening to your best friend tell you about her day at work! And anyone who has worked in an office will totally relate to this book. I was absolutely sucked in. The love story was great!

It was well paced and funny!
The author is really good.

An intriguing look at the demands of family and friendship when personal goals are at risk.
A novel of back stabbing emotions.

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Melissa graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications; she has always had a love for writing. An avid journal keeper, she took her creativity to the next level by fulfilling her dream with her debut novel, An Event to Remember . . . Or Forget. Since then, she has written and published four more novels, Wedding Haters, See You Soon Broadway, Not Quite Sheer Happiness and Friends ForNever.

Melissa resides in Orlando, Florida, with her husband and young daughter. When she isn't writing, this multi-tasking master organizer is busy being a mother, wife, chauffeur, PTA President, and Fitness Trainer.

When she has free time, she enjoys traveling, running, fitness, and taking a Disney Cruise every now and then.
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Friday, January 13, 2017

Demons of the Mind - Flash Fiction

Darkness attacks my senses, my mind can't break free from the invading blackness. My breath freezes in mid-air and worse mid-mind. I fear my brain will forget to tell my lungs to breathe.

Sitting in the darkness, I ponder where I am.

A howl pierces the surrounding silence. Then more follow.

I close my eyes, but what difference does it make? It's too dark anyways. I feel a hot breath behind me, even though I could have sworn I felt a wall against my back.

Tears run down my face, sweat down my arms and neck. I'm freezing. My body is cold; anxiety is threatening to shatter my bones. But worse, fear.

My teeth clatter. I feel the breath again followed by howls and barks.

Rabid dogs?

I scratch my arms in attempt to wake up from this nightmare, but I bleed and I'm still there.

"P-Please, please, anyone help me!" I scream in my mind, but the words only come out as a mere whisper.

I try to move away from the wall, but the howling surrounds me. Then I see them.

White and yellow eyes shining in the black expanse before me. I'm not blind, but I wish I were.

They're coming for me… I have nowhere to run, no energy to fight.

Fear eats at me.

They enjoy it. I can't see their eyes glitter with malice at me.

I scream. Over and over.

My mouth is parched, my voice almost non-existent.

To whom am I screaming? Who will answer me here? Where is here?


Then they leap at me. Beasts from the netherworld. I feel them tearing my limbs.


"Dr. Ambrose, I believe the patient has suffered another episode. This one seems to have been fatal."

"I believe you're right. The patient's condition was more advanced that we thought." Dr. Ambrose rubbed his chin. "What puzzles me is the blood. How did he end up like that?"

The two physicians stood observing the body, scarlet covering the torso, neck and arms. Beastly scratches spread across the face and neck. A bloody mess, in a padded, confined room, where patients would supposedly be unable to hurt themselves.

Artwork fear by James Wolfe - strehle_www.wallmay.net_96 - Image found online

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Takhayyal Prompt 53: Forest Trap

Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen, Artists, Poets, Writers, Authors, Dreamers, Friends and Family; Welcome EVERYONE to Nadaness In Motion's bi-weekly picture-prompt writing challenge Takhayyal.

Today marks the first prompt in 2017, which I hope will be a year full of writing for all!

And to start, what better way than a little scary and dark prompt for Friday, 13 of January!

Photo Credit: Irina Dzhul via Tumblr

Arabic for Imagine, Takhayyal is a challenge for writers of all ages and genres; a place to spark creativity and explore new genres.
Your post can be in English or Arabic, prose, poetry, short story, flash fiction; you name it and write it.

General rules:
·        No nudity, violence, and/or abuse.
·        Leave the link to your post in comments below OR post your piece as REPLY to this post
·        Your piece MUST be inspired in some way or other by the above picture
·        Multiple entries allowed
·        It is not required but it is a nice and encouraging gesture to comment on others' pieces.
·        Feel free to add your Twitter handle (@....) so I can tag you in my tweets!


Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mesmerised - Flash Fiction

A fresh, cheerful breeze blew, making the stickiness subside even for a short while. A girl sat cross-legged on the almost never ending ancient wall.

China. The most densely-populated land in the world. Its history as old as many in the east, where myths and legends mixed with folktales and proverbs.

The breeze blew again, ruffling her soft shoulder-length dark hair. She inhaled, as a smile appeared on her face. Her eyes still closed.

She could hear people talking behind her, but could not make out a single word. Chinese. Unlike European languages, which somehow related to English or German, Chinese was related to neither and remained unintelligible to her ears.

A Tune, a foreign melody, played somewhere in the distance. It reached her ears, and images of Kung Fu-fighting men played behind her closed eyelids.

When she opened her eyes, it was dark. The people had left and the music must have stopped but not in her head. She got up, removed a folded paper from her pocket and placed it between two of the stones of the Great Wall, where there was a distinct mark.

"I'll be back for you," she said and walked away, humming the tune that would not leave her.

Great Wall of China – Mutianyu. PD photo by Ahazan.

This piece was inspired by the above image. It was originally written for a Warm Up Wednesday picture prompt but was shortened to meet the guidelines. (In case you find it elsewhere online).

Friday, January 6, 2017

Pack Your Bags for the Trip of Your Dreams - Guest Post by Kathy Clark

By Kathy Clark (writing as Bob Kat for our YA Books)

NOT MY LIFE, the 5th book in the Time Shifters YA time travel/romance/mystery series [was] released on October 18th.  Nothing is as it seems and everyone has a story that needs to be heard.  Our teens travel back to either vindicate or convict their old friend, Dan Denucci.  But the man with a medical degree, a beautiful wife, and a young son is very different from the sad, homeless guy who lives under the pier on Fort Myers Beach, FL.  Who is the real Dan and what did he do to lose everything?

Of all the concepts (or tropes), I think time travel would be the most amazing adventure.  You can have the trips to Mars or an excursion down to the Titanic.  Give me a trip to the late 1800s any day to see what the Old West was really like.  Or the early 1800s in Ireland before my family left to come to the U.S.  Or even back to the 1960s just because I love the Beatles.  The hardest part of the trip would be deciding where and when to go first.

Where would you go if you could travel back in time?  Who would you want to meet?  What historical event would you like to witness?  What era’s pop culture, fashion and music would you like to experience? 

That was the idea that sparked our Young Adult series TIME SHIFTERS.  How would it be for four teenagers to be able to go back and see how average people lived, and, along the way, experience the feelings and textures of different times and places?  What kind of challenge would it be for them to do without things they thought they couldn’t live without while having to deal with issues (such as no electricity, different currency, and child labor) that they’ve never thought about?

Bob and I have had over forty books published (as Kathy Clark and as Bob Kat), but most were written for adults…about adults.  Writing a YA presented new outlooks on everything from friendship to romance to problem solving.  Obviously, a sixteen-year-old is going to react differently to almost everything than an adult would.

And even though dragons and witches and vampires are very popular, we wanted our teens to be real.  No magic spells or mythical creatures save them.  Instead, they have to deal with their issues using only their own ingenuity, creativity, and the friendship they share.  Plus, we wanted our young readers to “accidentally” learn a little about history and what was normal back then as compared to now.

My favorite books when I was growing up were Trixie Beldon and Nancy Drew mysteries, as well as Agatha Christie and Mary Stewart.  We wanted our teenagers to be 21st Century versions of the very interesting and intelligent characters from those famous novels. 

Having never written a book with lead characters under the age of twenty-one, we were a little nervous about capturing the innocence, insecurities, and youthful logic of teenagers.  But the four characters we created became so real to us that we easily slipped into their heads and their hearts.  Their vulnerabilities and dreams are so pure and yet heart-breaking as they discover the cruelties of the real world.

Basically, this series allows Bob and me to do a little time travelling, too, as we go back to the memories of our own teenage years and hang out with our four new friends, Kelly, Austin, Scott, and Zoey as they learn how to love and live and survive in a world that’s not always kind.

Come along.  Whether you’re twelve or ninety-two, you’ll enjoy the trip. 

Visit us at our website www.LoveRealityRomance.com or write us at Kathy@Nightwriter93.com.  We would love to hear where and when you think our teenagers should travel to in the next book.  Reviews are always appreciated.

Bob Kat loves to hear from their fans. Write us at TheThrillOfSuspense@gmail.com and tell us where you'd like to have Kelly, Scott, Austin and Zoey travel to next.

Stay tuned for Nadaness In Motion's book review of NOT MY LIFE. Coming soon on the blog!


Long ago and far away (in Alvin, Texas) Kathy Clark began her career writing and performing plays for the neighborhood kids.  She charged a nickel, but the attendees got a free bottle of ice cold Coke along with their entertainment.  Flash forward a few years and Kathy Clark still loves telling stories. 

She started writing solo for such publishers as Harlequin and Dell.  In 1993, she met and married her prince charming, and after his career as a business executive, he became her co-writer.   Together they have had fourteen books published, bringing her total to thirty-seven.  Their books are about real people caught up in unexpected and extraordinary circumstances, and just happen to fall in love in the process…just like Kathy and Bob did!

They write adult romance and romantic suspense under the pen name Kathy Clark and YA romance/time travel/mysteries under the pen name of Bob Kat. 

They currently live in Colorado Springs near their five sons. When they’re not plotting their next book on what they call their Authors’ Deck with a glass of wine, they love to travel to far-away places…always together.

NOT MY LIFE is #5 in the Time Shifters YA romance/time travel/mystery series.  The first four books have won numerous Readers’ Favorite and other awards. 

Our latest adult romantic suspense series, Austin Heroes had book #2 ALMOST FOREVER released in July and book #3 ANOTHER CHANCE to be released in November.  We are currently working on a new adult romance series called Breathless that is set in Cripple Creek, Colorado.

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Excerpt from Insidious by Victoria Evers + Giveaway

Book Info:

Title: Insidious
The Marked Mage Chronicles, Book #1
Author: Victoria Evers
Genres: Paranormal, Romance
Release Date: January 6, 2017


All Kat Montgomery wanted was a fun night out on the town. What she got was a death warrant. As it turns out, the quaint little hamlet of Mystic Harbor, Maine houses more than sandy beaches and adorable B&B’s. Beneath the New England charm rests a deadly world where shifters, demons, vampires, and angelic hunters all vie for power.

A world where magic is the greatest weapon.

Magic that Kat now possesses.

After that one fateful night, she can feel the changes beginning to take hold of her. Only problem, she doesn’t even know what she’s turning into. With threats hiding in plain sight, deciphering the lines
between friend and foe is nearly impossible. As if things couldn’t get any worse, Kat learns her only real ally rests in the one person she can’t stand: Reese Blackburn, an insufferably handsome magician whom the town fears most.

Kat’s very soul is at stake, and destiny doesn't seem to be playing out in her favor. Can these two unlikely partners challenge fate itself before it's too late?

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Curiosity got the better of me as I looked over my shoulder, only to find the last human being I ever wanted to see heading towards the back of the store. That familiar knot formed in my stomach, as it always did anytime Reese Blackburn was near. I rocked back and forth on my heels, trying my best to keep my patience in check as the old guy in front of me continued buying virtually every lottery ticket available.
Come on, come on, come on. I needed to get out of here. PRONTO.
Footsteps started making their way to the counter from the back of the store, and I immediately deflated, knowing a confrontation was now inevitable.
Montgomery,” spoke a silvery voice directly behind me.
I regrettably turned to face the ass-hat in question, giving him my best artificial, Pan Am smile. “Blackburn.”
The guy always looked like he’d just waltzed off the set of a Tim Burton movie, and tonight was no different. He was dressed in his typically peculiar attire, sporting a gothic knee-length horseman’s jacket laced in chains, a pair of black slacks, a silk tapestry vest, and dark brogue boots adorned with skulls on the metallic buckles.
Never thought I’d see you south of Providence Street,” he remarked in the sarcastic fashion he always saved for me. “Get lost on your way to the country club?”
No, I was actually out looking for your heart. Should’ve known better that it’s long gone,” I retorted. “And what about you? Never thought I’d see you out in public on a full moon. Get lost on your way to your cult meeting in the woods?”
That’s later in the evening,” he chuckled, flashing me that dimpled smile and perfect set of pearly whites. Such infectious, boyish charm seemed misplaced, considering he was stab-worthy. It really was a shame, because Reese wasn’t half bad looking.
And by ‘half’, I mean not entirely.
Sure, he had cheekbones that could cut glass, not to mention bedroom eyes so amber they looked to be stowing flames inside them, but still… Okay, okay. Even I had to admit, Blackburn was hardly an eyesore.

Even with my heeled boots, I still stood a good half foot shorter than him, but his lean frame thankfully made him less imposing.
The old guy in front of me started ordering cigarettes as well, causing my fisted fingernails to start biting into my palms. Knowing how quickly our conversations always descended into verbal smack downs, I grasped at anything I could think of to divert us back to small talk until I could move to the register.
Did you go to the game earlier?”
Reese shrugged. “I considered it, but then I started thinking of other excruciating things I’d rather do, like have a root canal, and I decided to pass.”
You heading to the bonfire?” I tried again. He merely cocked a brow, and I realized how ridiculous I sounded. “Oh, that’s right. You don’t do anything fun. How could I forget?”
If you call watching a bunch of drunken idiots gyrate around and trash a field while you suffocate from smoke inhalation ‘fun,’ then yes—I don’t like fun.”
It wouldn’t kill you to be normal, ya’ know.”
Maybe, maybe not. Haven’t tried it.”
So, Mr. High and Mighty, what superior plans do you have this evening?”
Test my alcohol limits, take off my clothes, and harass innocent bystanders.” He thumped the side of his head. “Oh, wait a minute. No, that’s your friends.”
At least I have some.”
He stole a look outside and leered. “With friends like that, I consider myself grateful that I don’t.”
Bite me.”
I probably shouldn’t. Wouldn’t want to get rabies.”
I beg to differ. Foaming at the mouth would probably be an improvement for you. Anything to get you to stop talking.”

He smirked. “Touché, Princess.”


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When she's not vacationing in Narnia, you’ll probably find her reading, watching horror movies, spending time with her AMAZING family, or daydreaming
about the newest story in her head.

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Tuesday, January 3, 2017

Nadaness In Motion's Top Books from 2016

I'm thrilled to reveal my top picks from 2016. Not all of these books were published in 2016 – some may have been released in 2015 – but I received and reviewed them last year and they were GREAT.
The books are not in any order whatsoever and are all highly recommended.
To avoid repetition, I've included a link at the bottom with the book reviews page for your leisure, so you can read my full reviews of these amazing books.

To the authors: Thank you for the opportunity of allowing me to read and review your work.

I've read many amazing books this year, here are my top - top - picks! 

The Book Club Murders by Leslie Nagel

The first instalment in The Oakwood Mystery Series, is a super-paced good read, perfect for a bibliophile and a mystery lover!
The story's main character Charlotte – Charley – Carpenter, joins an elite reading group focused around mysteries to help boost her sales. A murder takes place and the characters discover that the murder takes up after their reading list. 
"Most of the Agathas seemed to be enjoying themselves, as if the poor woman had been killed for their entertainment. Be honest, Carpenter. You're just as curious as the rest of them."

Black Water Tales: The Unwanted by Jean Nicole Rivers

The Unwanted is a horror novel set in the remote city of Borslav. Blaire Baker volunteers as a teacher at St. Sebastian Orphanage, where she will spend a year. St. Sebastian is not an ordinary orphanage. It is a place where people come to leave their 'unwanted' children.
"The loneliness she carried was dark and telling of a grotesque obscurity of the heart, one that haunted her every move and moment."

The Corpse with the Ruby Lips by Cathy Ace
A new instalment in the Cait Morgan Mystery Series, this novel is a different mystery by all means. Cait goes to Budapest to teach for a month; there one of her students, Zsofia, asks that she look into her grandmother's death which occurred almost 40 years prior on Cait's university campus.
One of the things I liked about this instalment was Ace's use of books, a saga to be exact, that might mirror what has happened to the family. The author also handles a variety of themes and problems such as Alzheimer's and alcoholism, to keep Cait – and the reader – away from finding the truth.
"'Careful' is my middle name," I mugged.
"Not it's not, and it never will be. Your middle name's much more likely to be 'catastrophe.'"

Jess Under Pressure by E. Graziani
"Just as randomly two human cells come together to create life, it can easily and indiscriminately be snatched away."
Jess Under Pressure is a powerful novella of regaining one's life, overcoming obstacles, breaking free and above all learning to live and love once again.
The story is about Jessica Britton, a renowned psychologist, whose book Give More, Do More, Be Better has inspired thousands of women. However, things are not perfect for the doctor, who discovers her husband cheating on her when he and her publicist die in a car crash.

Set Me Free by London Setterby
The theme of being set free does not only apply to the protagonist Miranda but also to Owen and the whole town of Falls Island, all of whom need to be set free from a tragedy that happened seven years before.
Everyone has a secret in the novel.
“I knew enough about grief to know that it never truly went away, even after seven years. Sometimes it was just a stone you carried around with you, hardly remembering it was there, and other times it hit you with its full shrieking malevolent force – always at the strangest moments, like when you were driving or at the bank.”

Kings or Pawns by JJ Sherwood

The first instalment in the Steps of Power series, the novel deals with Hairem, who has ascended the throne after his father's passing, and who has to deal with a council of corrupt members, all working on their personal gains and away from the needs of their respective elven realms.
There is also the army general Jikun, whom we see as a bit selfish but nonetheless skilled and who at least has an idea about the duties of his role as a general and the sacrifices he has to make.
"Unlike the palace treasury, [the personal finances] of the council members were filling up like a halfling's pockets in a treasure trove."
The novel directed my interest towards the politics of running a country, and had me wondering what happens when a good leader is surrounded by corrupt ones.

Dreams of Her Own by Rebecca Heflin

"She'd never been so close to a man before. Unless you counted rush hour on the Brooklyn-Queens Crosstown."
The novel is the third and final instalment in the Dreams Come True Series. This time, the story is about Millie, assistant to best-selling romance author Darcy Butler.
The book is full of beautiful imagery and quotes, as well as comic and silly situations that happen to no one but Millie. They cracked me up and made me want to give her a hug.
I loved Millie and her character development.
(Note: Adult content)

Stake Out by Lily Luchesi
Stake Out is the first paranormal, romance and crime novella in the Paranormal Detectives series. Easily read in one sitting, the book is fast-paced, action-packed and highly enjoyable.
Detective Daniel Mancini survives an encounter with a man named Vincent, whom we learn is a 200-year old vampire. The encounter forces him into an early retirement. Two years later, he is approached by a beautiful young-looking woman, claiming she is from a lesser known FBI division called the Paranormal Investigative Division (PID).

The Other Me by Maha Gargash

Written by Emirati author Maha Gargash, the novel has beautiful prose handling the lives of members in one Emirati family and the workings within that family. It is a story of how very different women rebel against one man. 
Set in Egypt and the UAE in 1995, the novel covers various themes such as women, education, love, family, duty, and entitlement. 
"I'd overpowered them. I'd broken them and slashed their resolve."

The Grey Forest by Maureen Griswold (short story collection)
It is a collection of nine short stories, spanning several genres from realism to the paranormal to social criticism and current issues. The stories are beautifully written and the style is fairly consistent throughout the collection.
For me the star of the collection "The Neighbour's Girl", which was inspired by the US entering Iraq under various pretexts. The little girl may have almost been silent throughout the story but her silence spoke volumes. "The Neighbour's Girl" is by all means the most profound piece in the collection. 10 stars for this one.

Tales of the Rose Rabbit by Kirsten Weiss
A companion chapbook of poetry and poetic prose for the Witches of Doyle cozy mystery series, the book features a variety of poetic styles and themes mostly dark, but sometimes with a bit hope at the end. The main themes are war, darkness, hope and fantasy.

Metamorphosis by Jennifer Carole Lewis
"Living in the past doesn't change it. It only destroys the present."
Metamorphosis opens with former army corporal Ron McBride escaping from his captors and freezing in the Canadian wilderness. He carries the ashes of a friend, whom he was unable to save in the last book and hopes to give them to her family in a place called "Ekurru".
Almost frozen in the cold, Ron wakes up in Doc's cabin, where he meets his rescuers. He later discovers that the place is home to highly intelligent massive-sized bears.
The novel is quick-paced, paranormal, action, romance. Simply brilliant.
"The warmth hit him like truck, sparking an irrational temptation to crawl directly into the tiny fire to thaw his frozen body."

Full reviews can be found here.