A Song of Life by Megan Rivers

After being disowned by her short-tempered, well-off Australian father on her sixteenth birthday, Christie Kelly finds herself back in her humble Chicago apartment with her loving mother. However, her close friend, Galvin Kismet–yes, THE Galvin Kismet, rock star guitarist of the German rock band Prey for Chance–doesn’t know she was exiled since he’s on his world tour, and she fears their communication is forever severed.

When they finally reconnect, difficult times arise. Christie is out of her comfort zone and things get steamy and serious between her and Galvin. Having to grow up quickly, Christie begins to realize the true meaning of love…and it just might break her.

It’s the second book in a young adult series, Song for You, called “A Song of Life”. It is a fictional memoir of Christie Kelly, someone who is not highly thought of in the media due to her relationship with the ever-popular lead singer and guitarist of rock band Prey for Chance. This second book in the three-book series tells Christie’s side of the story and you’ll end up rooting for her every step of the way.

Targeted Audience: New Adult: Women

Author Bio:
MEGAN RIVERS is a writer who graduated from Northern Michigan University with a degree in writing and literature. She currently lives in Illinois with her spoiled pup, Gracie. When not writing, she loves to visit thrift stores, bask in the outdoors, read books, or cook delectable vegan dishes. Her website is www.meganrivers.weebly.com. You can also follow her on Facebook @MeganRiversAuthor, on Pinterest at pinterest.com/meganriversauth, or on Instagram at MeganRiversAuthor.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
A plane ride from LAX to Chicago nearly seventeen years ago.

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Bachelor of Arts by Ariel Stone

“This is the biggest night of my art career, and selling my painting is what I need more than anything. Just my luck, though: The interested buyer is notorious playboy and Wall Street billionaire Julio Porfirio Hernandez, and he needs something more from me than my artwork. When he finds me outside the auction hall, I don’t want to give into him, but I can’t help the way my body is responding to his touch. A girl can bend her principles just this once, right?”

Targeted Audience: Females 21+

Author Bio:
Ariel Stone started the romance reading club on her college campus, and after connecting with like-minded fans, has been inspired to finally have the confidence to start writing her own romance books. She loves billionaire stories, and anything involving art.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I was finally inspired to start writing my own romance after realizing all the people out there who love it as much as I do once I got to college. My story follows a 'starving artist' student and the mysterious investor in her artwork.

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Pretty Girl by Amy Heugh

8418661If there were one day that she could change it would be the day she was taken.

After her parents’ divorce, seventeen-year-old Izzy Scott and her mother move to the old town of St. Augustine to begin a new life, a life beyond the media attention and the memories of the traumatic experiences that left an everlasting affect on their family.

The former ballerina is trying to adjust to the outside world without suffering a panic attack and exposing who she is – all while getting through her senior year at a new school. That’s easy to say until she meets local boy Mason Winchester, a boy with a tragic past.

Mason has a reputation for violence, but a love for motorcycles. At the age of eleven he lost his mother to cancer and from then he has been running from something, but could never really get away.

Like any other angry teenager, he just wants to be left alone and to have nothing to do with anyone else because he believed that he had nothing to offer. That changes the moment he saw what was in the new girl eyes.

Tragedy wasn’t new to either of their lives but among the secrets and the memories the one thing they both never excepted was to find hope.

Targeted Audience: 21 years – 30 years

Author Bio:
I’m a Graphic Designer living in Cape Town, South Africa.

The one thing I love more than reading a story is writing one. If I’m not at work, I’m writing about people, their problems, their emotions and how they are trying to deal with everyday life. It’s the reason why I write.

I’m a designer, an artist, avid movie goer, amateur psychologist and a secret hopeless romantic with a health dose of reality.

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Sandy Waves by Femmy Koya

Sandy-Waves-by-Femmy-KoyaTamara, a graduate from the University of Lagos was on an exciting expedition to London. There she stumbles on an opportunity for Fame and Fortune through a waves of unlikely events. Then tragedy strikes and leaves Tamara in a dilemma. In the book Sandy Waves she needs to makes a decision – should she follow her dreams in London or stay in Nigeria for family reasons. ‘This is going to be a critical decision’, she says. Then the story takes another turn as love comes locking. Who is this Eddy guy, and what is Josh up to? Read now to go on this exciting journey with Tamara and find out what happens next.

Targeted Audience: young adult

Author Bio:
I am a professional accountant with over 10 years experience. I have always loved to read a lot, and it was not until early this year that I decided I am going to turn my hand to writing.

I started writing early this year and am pleased to say I got into a rhythm and thats how Sandy waves was born. I am also a wife and a mother of 2 children who are 12 and 10 years old.

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The Lady of the Pier – The Ebb by Effrosyni Moschoudi

LADY-OF-PIER-EBB-old-533x800“The Lady of the Pier – The Ebb” is an ABNA quarter-finalist. The book follows the lives and loves of two young girls who’ve never met but are connected in a mysterious way. It is the first part of a paranormal romance that’s set in Brighton (England) in the 1930’s and in Corfu (Greece) in the 1980’s.

LOVE WILL GO ON FOREVER, SEEKING A SECOND CHANCE.

BRIGHTON, 1937
Laura Mayfield leaves London with her mother Ruth in order to pursue a new life in Brighton. She finds employment at the West Pier Pavilion and soon falls in love with Christian Searle, one of the stagehands at the theatre. Laura aspires to a life of riches but this annoys and frightens the proud and insecure Christian, causing rows between them. When she is offered the chance to perform at the theatre, her love for Christian is put to the ultimate test. Charles Willard, a wealthy and arrogant aristocrat becomes fascinated by her and pursues her relentlessly, causing Christian to become enraged. Will Laura’s desire for wealth throw her in the arms of Charles or will her feelings for Christian prevail?

CORFU, 1987
Sofia Aspioti, a Greek student from Athens, arrives in Corfu for her annual summer holidays at her grandparents’ house, relieved to escape her overprotective parents’ care for a while. She takes on a job at the local water sports pier and when Danny Markson, a larger-than-life British tourist flirts with her, she is initially worried that his advances will cause her trouble with her strict family. Yet, by the time she realises that she’s desperately in love, she finds she no longer cares. When Danny returns home to a village near Brighton, Sofia becomes haunted by a series of dreams about the West Pier and a woman dressed in black. As if cast by a spell, she takes to writing poems about a love that won’t let go. Who is the grieving woman in her dreams and how is her sorrow related to her own feelings for Danny?

Targeted Audience: 21+

Author Bio:
Effrosyni Moschoudi was born and raised in Athens, Greece. She has a BSc in Computer Science and has worked for large companies for twenty years, mainly in the hotel and airline business. She’s been writing since childhood and lives in a quaint seaside town near Athens with her husband Andy and a naughty cat called Felix. She’s passionate about books and movies and dedicates sufficient time on her weekends to enjoy a bit of both.

Her debut novel, “The Necklace of Goddess Athena” is a fantasy adventure of Greek myths and time travel that’s suitable for all ages. It’s been described as a “Rare Gem” by the Fantasy & Sci-fi Network and has reached Amazon’s #1 in Mythology and #2 in Fairy Tales. The novel also made the shortlist in 2014 for the “50 Best Self-Published Books Worth Reading” from Indie Author Land.

Effrosyni’s second novel, “The Lady of the Pier – The Ebb” is an ABNA quarter-finalist. The book follows the lives and loves of two young girls who’ve never met but are connected in a mysterious way. It is the first part of a paranormal romance that’s set in Brighton (England) in the 1930’s and in Corfu (Greece) in the 1980’s. Effrosyni is currently penning the second part of the series (“The Flow”), which she plans to publish in 2015.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
To write this novel, I’ve drawn heavily from my experiences as a youngster, holidaying in my grandparents’ house during the summer, in a Corfiot, seaside village. Although the novel is a work of fiction, it’s peppered with autobiographical elements.

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Birds of a Feather by Kit Dixon

cover-41How can you tell whether you’re running to or away from something?

The moment Liz’s long term boyfriend proposes, she knows she has to get away. Far away. After all, the last thing she wants is more of the safe, predictable life she’s grown up with and if something doesn’t change, that’s exactly what she’s going to get.

So she decides that if adventure isn’t going to find her, she’ll have to go looking for it.

Her new life starts when Liz decides to open her heart and her mind by volunteering with underprivileged kids in sunny Peru. But it’s not long before she discovers she’s in way over her head.

When the program coordinator sends her on a weekend hiking excursion to get some fresh air and some perspective, she is delighted to discover that the magnificent scenery includes a tour guide that just happens to be a totally gorgeous bird nerd.

Fortunately for Liz, as she gets to know the unlikely companions on her tour, she begins to realize that sometimes flying away isn’t always such a bad idea.

This is a free contemporary romance.

Targeted Audience: 18-50

Author Bio:
Kit Dixon is a young writer whose stories are inspired by sexy adventures she and her friends have had traveling abroad.

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Licked by Hazel Kelly

1-4Sometimes the Teacher’s Pet wants more than just an A…

Professor Kirk Jenkins was a normal guy. He had a few regrets and a few secrets, but for the most part, he was a decent man who believed he deserved to live a good life. And now that the woman of his dreams had agreed to marry him, it looked like everything was going to work out exactly as he’d hoped.

But when sex obsessed undergrad Julianna Foster decides to seduce him to impress her friends, Kirk doesn’t stand a chance. And once Julianna gets a taste for his attention, nothing will stop her from setting them on a course that will change their lives forever.

**Licked is a free erotic suspense novella and part one in the Devoured Series. It is intended for mature audiences.
**Warning: Contains Sexual Content

Targeted Audience: 18-50

Author Bio:
Hazel Kelly writes about lust, angst, and darkness.

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Everville: The City of Worms by Roy Huff

b138College freshman Owen Sage has just started to understand the darkness trying to overtake Everville and the earthly realm. With the help of The Keeper and the Fron army, Owen has managed to buy some time, but new problems have already emerged, new secrets need to be revealed, and the race against time to stop Them from conquering both dimensions has only just begun. The Keeper, Owen Sage, and his friends at Easton Falls University must now battle threats from within. To do it, they must reunite with familiar creatures and join forces with new ones as they navigate their journey to the truth that awaits them in Everville.

Targeted Audience: 22

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Ray Ryan by Aiden Riley

b11Ray Ryan is a normal boy growing up in Nottingham, dreaming of becoming a writer, but one day his best friend makes some dangerous enemies and things begin to change. The road to happiness is a rough one, and it becomes even harder to traverse when the people you care about have lost their way. Tense and surprising, Ray Ryan tells the story of the joys and tragedies that beset one young man as he finds himself hurled violently into adulthood: a tale of loss, love and looking ahead.

Targeted Audience: 22

Author Bio:
Aiden Riley is a man from Nottingham, England who’s been writing since he was eleven. The year 2012 was the greatest year of his life, it was when his first book, Ray Ryan, was published and he isnt going to stop there, many genres are going to be explored by Aiden and he is confident that his imagination will take him to the top.

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Cursed Hearts (A Crossroads Novel) by Rebecca Light and Samuel Lowell

CursedHeartsCover400Cursed Hearts, A Crossroads Novel – the first book in what will no doubt prove to be an epic series. It’s a witty, supernatural page-turner that will keep you guessing. And the read is much like walking down a deserted street on a dark, misty morning – spine-chillingly beautiful.

…Rarely when we’re down does the world offer us a hand up instead of a sharp kick to the ribs. But when Rome Navarro, a penniless kid with home issues, receives a scholarship to a prestigious school in his hometown, life is starting to look suspiciously hopeful. Little does he know, Vardel Academy houses an old, deeply guarded secret, and Redwood Bay is harboring mysteries of its own that are just as unsettling. Things become stranger still when he learns of a curse that his family is supposedly plagued by. A curse that involves the shy redhead he has his sights set on. Throw in a guy with an unhealthy fascination for him, and a love rival with cruel intentions, and you’re left with a recipe for both a devilish good time, and inevitably, disaster.

Cursed Hearts is the perfect mix of romance and mystery, and the coming of age story you’ve all been waiting for. It’s a gritty, heartfelt tale with eerie undertones that will leave you breathless. In a world where magic lurks around every corner, the most magical thing may be the characters themselves. Venture into one of the greatest fantasy stories ever told, and come out the other side, forever changed.

Targeted Audience: 21-28

Author Bio:
Rebecca Light and Samuel Lowell live in the cold, wet corner of the world known as the Pacific Northwest. They are twenty-three years young with a passion for all things creative. High school sweethearts and long time friends, they discovered a shared love for literature and set out to write a story together. Rebecca began writing at a young age, and it has always been her dream to become an author. Samuel wanted nothing more than to help that dream come true. They are currently engaged, but are more than happy being married to their work. Writing has been the most rewarding experience they’ve shared yet, and they plan on writing many more books in the years to come.

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