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How about a Hawaiian Punch? Great news from Rick Chesler!

May 14, 2018

New novel release: HAWAIIAN PUNCH

Dear Readers,

 

This is a short message to let you know about my latest novel, a hard-boiled PI mystery set in the islands:

Hawaiian Punch by Douglas Corleone and Rick Chesler
 

When newly licensed Honolulu private eye Nate Savidge hits the streets to track down the killer of a local college student, he soon discovers there's a dark side to paradise.

With the help of criminal lawyer Jake Harper, Nate takes on a city teeming with violence and corruption to keep an innocent seventeen-year-old from a life behind bars. But only once he survives an attempt on his life does Nate fully realize that he has become a target - and that the killer he's been searching for may be much closer than he thinks.

Here is the US (.com) kindle link:
https://www.amazon.com/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526063480&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=61FyM7MO0-L&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

 

US print edition (paperback) link:

https://www.amazon.com/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone/dp/1718879105/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526060515&sr=1-2&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=51BhHW7VAUL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch


Amazon UK
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064417&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch


Amazon Canada
https://www.amazon.ca/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064546&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=61FyM7MO0-L&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

 

Amazon Australia
https://www.amazon.com.au/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064593&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch

 

Audiobook edition to follow.

Thanks a lot for giving my novels a try, and happy reading!

Warm regards,

Rick Chesler

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How about a Hawaiian Punch? Great news from Rick Chesler!

May 14, 2018

 

 

New novel release: HAWAIIAN PUNCH

Dear Readers,

 

This is a short message to let you know about my latest novel, a hard-boiled PI mystery set in the islands:

Hawaiian Punch by Douglas Corleone and Rick Chesler
 

When newly licensed Honolulu private eye Nate Savidge hits the streets to track down the killer of a local college student, he soon discovers there's a dark side to paradise.

With the help of criminal lawyer Jake Harper, Nate takes on a city teeming with violence and corruption to keep an innocent seventeen-year-old from a life behind bars. But only once he survives an attempt on his life does Nate fully realize that he has become a target - and that the killer he's been searching for may be much closer than he thinks.

Here is the US (.com) kindle link:
https://www.amazon.com/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526063480&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=61FyM7MO0-L&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

 

US print edition (paperback) link:

https://www.amazon.com/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone/dp/1718879105/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1526060515&sr=1-2&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=51BhHW7VAUL&preST=_SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_&dpSrc=srch


Amazon UK
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064417&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch


Amazon Canada
https://www.amazon.ca/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064546&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch&dpID=61FyM7MO0-L&preST=_SY445_QL70_&dpSrc=srch

 

Amazon Australia
https://www.amazon.com.au/Hawaiian-Punch-Douglas-Corleone-ebook/dp/B07CVN5K2P/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1526064593&sr=1-1&keywords=hawaiian+punch

 

Audiobook edition to follow.

Thanks a lot for giving my novels a try, and happy reading!

Warm regards,

Rick Chesler

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From the desk of Martin Knox

April 19, 2018

Dear Friend,

You are invited to the launch of my new novel: Presumed Dead, published by Zeus Publications. It is a political crime fiction thriller with a positive critical perspective set within a Westminster system of politics and government, as in the Australian federal, state and local government parliaments and in Commonwealth countries. 

 

Where: Avid Reader Bookstore, 193 Boundary Road, West End, Brisbane 4101.

When: Sunday May 20th, 9.30 am for 10.00 am.

What: Speakers, author questions and launch.

Refreshments: nibbles and juice.

More information is available on my website www.martinknox.wordpress.com 

and on my page: www.facebook.com/MartinKnoxAuthor/ 

RSVP by May 4th Avid phone 3846 3422. Thank you.

Regards,

Martin Knox

The attached book release has a description and purchasing information.

Presumed Dead

By Martin Knox

ISBN 978-0-6481607-7-9     A5/428    RRP $32.95     Genre Crime/Political Fiction

COULD ONE WOMAN STOP POLITICAL CORRUPTION AND START TRUE DEMOCRACY?

Feisty Jane Kenwood is a strong woman councillor and popular public figure in Alexandra City, Southland. Her debating skills are legendary. She is independent and vociferously opposed to a megacasino proposal. When the Council becomes hung, her vote is critical. She disappears and her colleague and friend, Dr Phillip Keane, a forensic scientist, investigates with the...

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Booking in Biloxi

March 30, 2018

 

We were there!

Booking in Biloxi 2018

Biloxi, Mississippi was the target for book lovers everywhere. The book signing event featuring all genres from all authors was hosted Amanda Lanclos. We started with a wonderful meet and greet on Friday evening. With seventy-three authors attending, it was going to be a promising time.

Saturday morning the doors opened to VIP readers who were given a personal treat with an hour to meet and greet new and favored authors. The doors opened at noon to allow all other attendees. The moment the doors opened at 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. authors were kept busy meeting new friends and readers.

Be ready for next year, a tentative date is set for April 6, 2019. Keep up with Booking in Biloxi on their Facebook page or Follow them on Twitter.

www.facebook.com/bookinginbiloxi

@CajunBookAddict

@alanclos88

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Another prayer needed for friends...

March 20, 2018

I just learned that I lost my friend and nursing colleague Kathy Zunino. I met Kathy in 1989, when we were fairly young R.N.'s. Kathy was a N.P. but not practicing as one. My specialty was always Pediatrics so when we met up at Kaiser, we hit it off. Her husband Paul, an avid reader, has been a reviewer for AdC for more than a decade. He likes the sci-fi, scary stuff. But he has also been caretaker supreme for his wife, as if she trained him as an R.N. herself. My love to her three children. Rest in peace, Kathy Z., you were a good friend.

Louise Snead


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Author Kelly Moran

March 14, 2018

Time for a helping hand...

Fellow author Kelly Moran has suddenly and tragically lost her husband. We at Affaire de Coeur would like to encourage you to help her and her children.

YouCaring website:

https://www.youcaring.com/loganevanandethanmoran-1126707

or you can send a donation directly to Kelly's paypal

morankellywrites@aol.com 

Thank you!

On Wednesday, March 7, Darren Moran suddenly and unexpectedly passed away, leaving behind many heavy and broken hearts. Words cannot express the devastating loss his friends and family feel at his sudden passing.

Darren was known for his sense of humor and hard work ethic. He was a gifted carpenter and an expert grill master.  And he was a loving dad to his three young sons, Evan and Logan (11 year-old twins) and Ethan (six years old). Darren loved his boys more than anything in this world.  And to the boys, Darren was their hero. 

During this extremely difficult time, many people have been searching for something to do - a way to help the family. This fund was created to provide a way for people to help, if they choose to do so. Any contributions made to this fund will be set aside for the boys’ future education.

Please feel...

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Tags: affaire de coeur, kelly moran, louise snead, pam ackerson


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Lonestar's Lady by Deborah Camp

March 6, 2018

 

 

Lonestar's Lady (150×225)

 

 

 

 

Lonestar's Lady
Deborah Camp
E-Book
B077SWN7PW
*****


     

  

“Someday you’ll burn for me, Mrs. Lonestar. You’ll want me as much as I want you. You’ll ask me to put out the fires raging through your body and I’ll gladly oblige.” 

 

OMG I LOVED THIS BOOK! Now that’s not a very professional review! I’ve got to do better! How about, THIS BOOK IS FREAKING AMAZING AND I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN! Uh, nope. Ok, let’s try this again…

Augusta Horton has lived a rough life growing up with no mother and a drunkard for a father. When she sees an opportunity to escape via a mail order bride ad, she jumps at the chance at finally achieving the dream of having her own home. But, as luck would have it, her dream is shattered—a drunk and a liar placed the ad. Augusta is not one to jump from the frying pan into the fire, so she is determined to pull on her big girl pants, and find a way to make a life in this new town.

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Tags: deborah camp, historical westerns, lonestars lady, pam ackerson, veronica westfall


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Review of Unloved by Charity Parkerson

February 9, 2018

 



Unlovable (Hooked #7)
Charity Parkerson
Punk & Sissy Publications
E-book
B0778621R8
5 Stars

 

“Tell me what you want…I’ll give you anything.” —Rylan

“Give me you…” —Tim

Love is love…

My review for Unlovable (Hooked #7) will be a little different than most. Perhaps it is because I’ve grown to love the characters the author describes; to the point, I feel so connected to them, it is if the author has looked into the window to my soul and seen what I hide behind my own mask.

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..A. ...

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Who Doesn't Love an Awesome Romantic Suspense?

February 5, 2018

Beyond Danger

by Kat Martin

'BEYOND

 

Kat Martin brings page-turning suspense to a tale of secrets and passions turned deadly . . .

Texas mogul Beau Reese is furious. All six feet three obscenely wealthy, good-looking inches of him. His sixty-year-old father, Stewart, a former state senator no less, has impregnated a teenager. Barely able to contain his anger, Beau is in for another surprise. It appears that Stewart has moved an entirely different woman into the house . . .
 
Beau assumes that stunning Cassidy Jones is his father’s mistress. At least she’s of age. But those concerns take a sudden backseat when he finds Stewart in a pool of blood on the floor of his study—and Cassidy walks in to find Beau with his hand on the murder weapon.
 
The shocks just keep coming. Someone was following Stewart, and Cassidy is the detective hired to find out who and why. Now she’ll have to find his killer instead. Her gut tells her it wasn’t Beau. And Beau’s instincts tell him it wasn’t Cassidy. Determined to track down the truth, they form an uneasy alliance—one that will bring them closer to each other—closer to danger and beyond...

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Tags: kat martin, l j martin, pam ackerson, romantic suspense


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Kat Martin

January 25, 2018

 

 

Spotlight On NYT Bestselling Author Kat Martin

 

New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in anthropology, and also studied history. Currently residing in Missoula, Montana with her Western-author husband, L. J. Martin, Kat has written sixty-five historical and contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. With more than sixteen million copies of her books are in print, she’s been published in twenty foreign countries. Kat’s currently working on her next Romantic Suspense.

Tell us about your new book or series. 

Beyond Danger is book two of my Texas Trilogy.  It’s Beau Reese's story.  Mega-rich, black-haired, and blue-eyed, Beau was a highly successful race car driver before he left the circuit, sort of a Texas Paul Newman.  Beau loves fast cars and fast women.  

He is also wanted for murder. 

Private Detective, Cassidy Jones, is his nemesis.  She’s smart and sexy and she’s no pushover.

Lucky for Beau, she’s also determined to prove his innocence.

How many books do you currently have out on the market and what genres do they fall into?

I‘ve written around seventy books.  Historical Romance, a couple of straight Contemporaries, Paranormal...

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Tags: affaire de coeur, beyond danger, kat martin, pam ackerson, romantic suspense


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