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One Page Podcast: Discovery by Karina Fabian

Sisters Ann, Tommie and Rita are part of a classified mission to explore an alien ship that has crash landed on an asteroid three billion miles from earth. Humanity’s first contact with beings from beyond the solar system is bound to unlock the mystery of life in the universe, but the crew have their own
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More Than One Way To Start A Rebellion

Decreeing that religion is the root of societies problems, the Council of Nacerma first banned religious practice from the public square, then later they outlawed the private practice of religion as well. There was minor unrest early on, but the people settled into a life of secularism, most of which had already adopted prior to
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The Geography of Path of Angels

I setup my world was setup based on some ideas that were floating around the internet at the time and a bit on history. I’ve done a ton of family history research and with that some historical research. One thing I noticed was that people tended to locate themselves in areas with people similar to
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“Who is this mystery candidate you want us to fund, Victor? We want to meet him before we give him our money,” Walter Scott, Victor’s boss said. His long gray hair was pulled back in a ponytail, which hung down the back of his Hawaiian shirt nearly to the waistband of his cargo shorts. A
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One Page Podcast: A Single Bead by Stephanie Engelman

On the anniversary of the plane crash that took the life of her beloved grandmother and threw her own mother into a deep depression, 16-year-old Katelyn Marie Roberts discovers a single bead from her grandmothers rosary-a rosary lost in the crash. A chance encounter with a stranger, who tells Katelyn that a similar bead saved
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Review: A Pius Man by Declan Finn

I admit, I’ve had this book on my Kindle since 2014 and didn’t get very far into it when I was trying to read it in bits and pieces. Too many characters with too much information to remember for the few memory cells I have left. It has nothing to do with the author’s writing
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Review: Naked In Death by J.D. Robb

Marco of Honor At Stake by Declan Finn has some competition as my favorite fictional heartthrob. Roarke from J.D. Robb’s Naked in Death gives him a run for his money. Roarke is both interesting and irritating. My favorite combination for a fictional male. The Story Eve Dallas of the NYPD is investigating the serial deaths
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Review: I Left My Brains In San Francisco

Wow. Audible has still not put up Karina’s book. Really? Get off your duffs Audible! Thankfully, Karina had a work around and I was able to listen to it pre-release. (I even postponed a hot date with a delicious guy in order to get this review up when I said I would.) I have not
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Queen of Hearts Goes To World Con

I have been avidly following the creative satire by Declan Finn over at his blog, apiusman.blogspot.com, regarding the Sad Puppies and the Hugo awards. Of course, he writes from the Sad Puppies POV with the SJWs/Puppy Kickers as the bad guys. After an entertaining conversation with some other fans of sci-fi romance about how heads would
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