Book Tour: Harmless

Harmless
by Katherine Dell
Genre: Paranormal Thriller
Be careful what you wish for.
After moving from Vancouver to isolated Hazelton,
BC, high school senior Rachel Barnes hopes she’ll finally find
closure and a sense of direction after tragedy has torn her family
apart. When she and her friends discover the old spirit box her
grandmother gave her, they see it as a chance to wish their troubles
away. But the Great Spirits—deer, crow, bear, and the mythical
wendigo—give away nothing for free.
So instead of worrying about fitting in and finding a boyfriend, Rachel
finds herself in a race to control the malevolent spirit who’s
taken up residence in Mason Allen, who she fears and
craves in
equal measure. What began as a harmless game forces Rachel to
confront her past—and offers her a future she never imagined.
Step into a reality that is not as it seems in Book 1 of the Harmless series.
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Katherine Dell is a young adult fiction author fascinated by the supernatural
and the stories that surround them. She began her writing endeavours
in 2011 when she wanted to reinvent herself from her previous career
as an event planner. When she’s not writing, she can be found in
cold hockey arenas sipping coffee, working on her tan at little
league games, or trying to keep her dog out of her many gardens. She
lives with her husband, two boys, and fur babies, in Calgary,
Alberta, Canada.
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Book Tour: Robert J. Sawyer’s Scifi Collection

Golden Fleece
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi Mystery
Winner of the Aurora Award for best novel of the year. Named best novel of
the year by The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.

MURDER IN SPACE
Starcology Argo. A superstarship on a mission to a distant world. Controlled by
a monumental computer named JASON, the Argo proceeds flawlessly . . .
until death strikes its sleek decks with sudden and mysterious
precision.
Astrophysicist Diana Chandler is dead of radiation. Her body lies in the Argo’s
ramfield — where hydrogen ions are funneled into the engines.
Chandler’s death has been deemed suicide. But her ex-husband, Aaron
Rossman, isn’t so sure. As he probes further, he becomes certain that
Diana’s death is a matter of murder — and that the murderer is
JASON!
Now Rossman must face the unthinkable: why would an artificial
intelligence conceive and execute that most heinous of human crimes?
And if so, can a mortal mind take on a cunning computer . . . and
survive?
End of an Era
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi Fantasy
Paleontologist Brandon Thackeray is eager to find out what killed the dinosaurs.
With a newly developed, still-experimental timeship, he will be able
to do what no human being has ever done: stand face-to-face with a
living, breathing dinosaur. But he and his partner (and rival) Miles
“Klicks” Jordan discover that they are not the only
intelligent creatures on Earth at the end of the Cretaceous. There’s
a war going on and the dinosaurs are right in the middle of it.

Please note that this book is not part of The Quintaglio Ascension Trilogy.
It is a stand-alone novel set on Earth.
Starplex
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi Adventure
The only novel of its year to be nominated for both the Hugo and Nebula
Awards. Starplex won Canada’s Aurora Award for best novel of the
year.

For nearly twenty years Earth’s space exploration had exploded outward,
thanks to a series of mysterious, artificial wormholes. No one knows
who created these interstellar passages, yet they have brought the
far reaches of space immediately close. For Starplex Director Keith
Lansing, too close.
Discovery is superseding understanding. And when an unknown vessel — with no
windows, no seams, and no visible means of propulsion — arrives
through a new wormhole, an already battle-scarred Starplex could be
the starting point of a new interstellar war . . .
Frameshift
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi Thriller
Frameshift won Japan’s Seiun Award and was a finalist for the Hugo
Award.

Pierre Tardivel is a scientist working on the Human Genome Project with the
Nobel Prize winner, Dr. Burian Klimus. A driven man, Pierre works
with the awareness that he may not have long to live: he has a
fifty-fifty chance of dying from Huntington’s disease, an incurable
hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. While he still has
his health, Pierre and his wife decide to have a child, and they
search for a sperm donor. When Pierre informs Dr. Klimus of their
plan, Klimus makes an odd but generous offer: to be the sperm donor
as well as to pay for the expensive in vitro fertilization. Shortly
thereafter it transpires that Klimus might be hiding a grim past: he
may be Ivan Marchenko, the notorious Treblinka death-camp guard known
as Ivan the Terrible.
While digging into Klimus’s past with the help of Nazi hunter Avi Meyer,
Pierre and his wife discover that Pierre’s insurance company has been
illegally screening clients for genetic defects. The two lines of
investigation begin to coverage in a sinister manner, while they
worry about the possibility of bearing the child of an evil, sadistic
killer . . .
Factoring Humanity
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi
In 2007, a signal is detected coming from the Alpha Centauri system.
Mysterious, unintelligible data streams in for ten years. Heather
Davis a professor in the University of Toronto psychology department,
has devoted her career to deciphering the message. Her estranged
husband, Kyle, is working on the development of artificial
intelligence systems and new computer technology utilizing quantum
effects to produce a near-infinite number of calculations
simultaneously.

When Heather achieves a breakthrough, the message reveals a startling new
technology that rips the barriers of space and time, holding the
promise of a new stage of human evolution. In concert with Kyle’s
discoveries of the nature of consciousness, the key to limitless
exploration — or the end of the human race — appears close at
hand.
This edition includes a reading group guide.
Robert J. Sawyer — called “the dean of Canadian science
fiction” by The Ottawa Citizen and “just
about the best science-fiction writer out there these days”
by The Denver Rocky Mountain News — is one
of only eight writers in history (and the only Canadian) to win all
three of the science-fiction field’s top honors for best novel of the
year:
the World Science Fiction Society’s Hugo Award,
which he won in 2003 for his novel
Hominids;the
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s
Nebula Award,
which he won in 1996 for his novel
The Terminal Experiment;and
the
John W. Campbell Memorial Award,
which he won in 2006 for his novel
Mindscan.
According to the US trade journal Locus,
Rob is the #1 all-time worldwide leader in number of award wins as a
science fiction or fantasy novelist. Recent honors include the
first-ever
Humanism in the Arts Award from
Humanist Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
from the Governor General of Canada, the
Hal Clement Award for
Best Young Adult Novel of the Year (for
Watch),
and a
Lifetime Achievement Aurora Award from
the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association — the first
such award given to an author in thirty years, and only the fourth
such ever bestowed.
The 2009-2010 ABC TV series FlashForward was
based on his novel of the same name, and Rob was a scriptwriter for
that series.
Maclean’s: Canada’s Weekly Newsmagazine says, “By any
reckoning, Sawyer is among the most successful Canadian authors
ever,” and The New York Times calls him
“a writer of boundless confidence and bold scientific
extrapolation.” The Canadian publishing trade journal Quill &
Quire
named Rob one of “the thirty most
influential, innovative, and just plain powerful people in Canadian
publishing” (the only other authors making the list were
Margaret Atwood and Douglas Coupland).
Rob’s novels are top-ten national mainstream bestsellers in Canada,
appearing on the
Globe and Mail and Maclean’sbestsellers’
lists, and they’ve hit #1 on the science-fiction bestsellers’ lists
published by
Locus, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.uk,
and
Audible.com.
His twenty-three novels include
Red Planet Blues, Triggers, Calculating God,
and the “WWW” trilogy of
Wake, Watch, and Wonder,
each volume of which separately won the
Aurora Award
Canada’s top honor in science fiction — for Best Novel of the Year.
Rob — who holds honorary doctorates from the University
of Winnipeg
and Laurentian University
has taught writing at the
University of Toronto, Ryerson
University
, Humber College, and The Banff Centre.
He has been Writer-in-Residence at the Richmond Hill (Ontario) Public
Library, the Kitchener (Ontario) Public Library, the Toronto Public
Library’s
Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, Berton
House
in Dawson City, the Canadian Light Sourcesynchrotron,
and the
Odyssey Workshop.
Rob has given talks at hundreds of venues including the Library
of Congress
and the National Library of Canada, and beenkeynote
speaker
at dozens of events in places as diverse as Los Angeles, Boston, Tokyo,
Beijing, and Barcelona. He was born in Ottawa in 1960, and now lives
just west of Toronto.
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Eternal Brothers (Dalakis Passion Book 4)

Eternal Brothers (Dalakis Passion Book 4) by [Walters, N. J.]Eternal Brothers

 

Publisher: Beyond the Page / Publication Date: October 18, 2017

Series: Dalakis Passion / ISBN: 9781946069405

 

Author:  N.J. Walters


When an anonymous late-night tip sends reporter Sophia Daring to the cemetery, she isn’t prepared for what she finds there—a grisly murder scene and the body of a woman completely drained of blood. Sophia’s never been scared off a story before, but this time all the clues point to one disturbing conclusion: this was the work of the mysterious and dangerous Dalakis brothers. And just as unsettling for the fiercely independent Sophia is the irresistible pull of the stranger also working the case, the sensually compelling Zane York.

A ex-cop, Zane has made it his personal mission to prove that the secretive Dalakis family are powerful vampires and ruthless killers. But when his investigation takes him to New Orleans and their latest victim, he begins to suspect that the Dalakis are being framed by an enemy as dark and mysterious as they are. And even as he struggles with his doubts about the family, there’s no doubt about his hungry response to the hauntingly beautiful Sophia. He knows he must make her his own, whatever the cost.

As the smoldering chemistry between Sophia and Zane ignites in a delirious haze of passion, they will find themselves immersed in the Dalakis family secrets and the trail of murder that leads to their door. And as their fears and suspicions war with an unquenchable desire, she and Zane will discover that a secret from the past may pose the deadliest threat yet . .

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Eternal Brothers an immensely good read, with entertaining characters, book #4 of the Dalakis Passion by N.J. Walters. It was the synopsis that pulled me in, but the chemistry and storyline that had me wanting to finish.
I never read a book by N.J. Walters. It was totally welcoming to find that I wasn’t lost by starting in the middle of this series.
The story starts with a murder and from there, the storyline will take you and won’t let you go until the very last word. The past of one of the Dalakis will come back to haunt them and a new family member is revealed. But it will be as a family that the mystery will be solved.
Eternal Brothers was a book that I see myself reading over, and over again this winter. What made this story different than any other vampire romance I have ever read, was the way it was written to include multiple storylines at once. And all the storylines will capture your imagination and without a doubt, you will be begging for more.
And going by this book, I need to know to go back and read the other books in this series. But, most certainly with Eternal Brothers, I have found a new author to add to my favorite author list.
I will certainly recommend Eternal Brothers for any reader who’s into vampire romance and enjoys a good story with lots of plot-twists.

 

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After reading the book come back and let me know what your take was on the story. If you still undecided let me know below on why. I certainly don’t want you miss out on a fascinating story.


Dalakis Passion Series

Harker's Journey (Dalakis Passion Book 1)Harker’s Journey (Dalakis Passion Book 1)

Lucian's Delight (Dalakis Passion Book 2)Lucian’s Delight (Dalakis Passion Book 2)

Stefan's Salvation (Dalakis Passion Book 3)Stefan’s Salvation (Dalakis Passion Book 3)


N J Walters - Romance Author

N.J. Walters

N.J. Walters is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks all vie for her attention.

N.J. enjoys hearing from readers, and she can be reached at

Website / Amazon / Twiter / Goodreads / Facebook

Book Tour: Loves of Times Past

DESPERATE BRIDE
by A.S. Fenichel
Genre: Historical Romance
Pub Date: 9/26/2017

An unexpected promise . . . an everlasting passion.
An accomplished musician, Dorothea Flammel has refused more proposals
than any London debutante; her only true love is her music. Dory’s
shimmering talent and beauty have long been adored from afar by
Thomas Wheel, an untitled gentleman who can only dream of asking for
the hand of a nobleman’s daughter. But when her father, the
insolvent Lord Flammel, arranges for Dory to marry a lecherous Earl
in order to pay off a debt, she runs to Thomas—and proposes
marriage to him.
Eloping to Scotland saves Dory from a disastrous fate, but what is for her a
mere marriage of convenience proves more passionate—and more
complex—than either imagined as rumors, scandal, and buried
emotions come to light. And when a vengeful challenge from a drunken
and embittered Lord Flammel puts Thomas’s life on the line, will
the fragile trust between husband and wife be enough to save them
both?

A.S. Fenichel adores writing stories filled with love, passion, desire, magic and
maybe a little mayhem tossed in for good measure. Books have always been her
perfect escape and she still relishes diving into one and staying up
all night to finish a good story. Originally from New York, she grew
up in New Jersey. She now lives in the southwest with her real life
hero, her wonderful husband. When she is not reading or writing she
enjoys cooking, travel, history and puttering in her garden.

THE REUNION
by Sara Portman
Genre: Historical Romance
Pub Date: 9/26/2017
An inconvenient engagement turns a marriage of convenience into so much
more in this sparkling new series from award-winning author Sara
Portman . . .
Lady Emmaline Shaw’s reputation was irreparably damaged when her fiancé,
John Brantwood, disappeared immediately after their engagement four
years ago. Since then, she’s grown from a shy, uncertain girl to a
woman who knows her own mind. And what she knows is that London
society holds nothing for her.
Rumor has it that John ran off to war and died in battle. Now, as the new
Duke of Worley, his shocking resurrection throws the ton into a tizzy
and makes him one of England’s most sought after bachelors—except
that he’s already engaged.
John needs a wife capable of smoothing his beloved sister’s introduction
into society. But though Emma happily grants him his freedom, her
fiery beauty and resilient spirit hold him captive. In fact, John has
no intention of letting her go. Her fate is now in his hands, but
will her heart be safe there as well?

Sara Portman is an award winning author of historical and contemporary romance. In
addition to being named the 2015 winner in the Historical Category of
the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® contest, Sara has
been a finalist and winner in several other writing competitions. A
daughter of the Midwest, Sara was born in Illinois, grew up in
Michigan, and currently lives in Ohio. In addition to her writing
endeavors, Sara is a wife and mother in a large, blended family.

LADY BE GOOD
by Heather Hiestand
Genre: Historical Romance
Pub Date: 9/5/2017
When exiled royalty and espionage combine, expect a romance as bold as the
1920s . . .
Olga Novikov is a princess without a throne. Her fiancé and her family
slain in the revolution, she flees Russia and finds herself working
as the head of housekeeping at London’s luxurious Grand Russe
Hotel. It’s a far cry from the glamour of her former life, but
she’s grateful for the job—until a guest forces her to question
where her loyalty lies. The charming nobleman challenges her at every
turn—and arouses dreams of romance she thought she’d abandoned
forever . . .
Douglas “Glass” Childers is living a double life. On the surface, he’s
the indolent Viscount Walling, but in truth he’s an intelligence
agent searching for a Bolshevik weapons master. The coolly beautiful
and headstrong housekeeper is a distraction he doesn’t need—unless
she’s the key piece in the puzzle he must solve. Trusting her could
be dangerous—but loving her is an undeniable temptation . . .

Heather Hiestand was born in Illinois but her family migrated west before she
started school. Since then she has claimed Washington State as home,
except for a few years in California. She wrote her first story at
age seven and went on to major in creative writing at the University
of Washington. Her first published fiction was a mystery short story,
but since then it has been all about the many flavors of romance.
Heather’s first published romance short story was set in the
Victorian period and she continues to return, fascinated by the rapid
changes of the nineteenth century. The author of many novels,
novellas and short stories, she makes her home in a small town with
her husband and son and supposedly works out of her tiny office,
though she mostly writes in her easy chair in the living room.

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Book Tour: The Quintaglio Ascension

Far-Seer
The Quintaglio Ascension Book 1
by Robert J. Sawyer
Genre: SciFi Fantasy
Sixty-five million years ago, aliens transplanted Earth’s dinosaurs to another
world. Now, intelligent saurians — the Quintaglios — have emerged.
Afsan, the Quintaglio counterpart of Galileo, must convince his
people of the truth about their place in the universe before
astronomical forces rip the dinosaurs’ new home apart.

The Face of God is what every young saurian learns to call the immense,
glowing object which fills the night sky on the far side of the
world. Young Afsan is privileged, called to the distant Capital City
to apprentice with Saleed the court astrologer. But when the time
comes for Afsan to make his coming-of-age pilgrimage, to gaze upon
the Face of God, his world is changed forever- for what he sees will
test his faith… and may save his world from disaster!

Fossil Hunter
The Quintaglio Ascension Book 2
Toroca, a Quintaglio geologist, is under attack for his controversial new
theory of evolution. But the origins of his people turn out to be
more complex than even he imagined, for he soon discovers the
wreckage of an ancient starship — a relic of the aliens who
transplanted Earth’s dinosaurs to this solar system. Now Toroca must
convince Emperor Dybo that evolution is true; otherwise, the
territorial violence the Quintaglios inherited from their tyrannosaur
ancestors will destroy the last survivors of Earth’s prehistoric past.
Foreigner
The Quintaglio Ascension Book 3
In Far-Seer and Fossil Hunter, we met the Quintaglios, a race of
intelligent dinosaurs (evolved descendants of dinosaurs rescued in
prehistory from Earth), and learned of the threat to their very
existence. Now they must quickly advance from a culture equivalent to
our Renaissance to the point where they can leave their planet.

While the Quintaglios rush to develop space travel, the discovery of a
second species of intelligent dinosaurs rocks their most fundamental
beliefs. Meanwhile, blind Afsan — the Quintaglio Galileo —
undergoes the newfangled treatment of psychoanalysis, throwing
everything he thought he knew about his violent people into a
startling new light.
Robert J. Sawyer — called “the dean of Canadian science
fiction” by The Ottawa Citizen and “just
about the best science-fiction writer out there these days”
by The Denver Rocky Mountain News — is one
of only eight writers in history (and the only Canadian) to win all
three of the science-fiction field’s top honors for best novel of the
year:
the World Science Fiction Society’s Hugo Award,
which he won in 2003 for his novel
Hominids;the
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America’s
Nebula Award,
which he won in 1996 for his novel
The Terminal Experiment;and
the
John W. Campbell Memorial Award,
which he won in 2006 for his novel
Mindscan.
According to the US trade journal Locus,
Rob is the #1 all-time worldwide leader in number of award wins as a
science fiction or fantasy novelist. Recent honors include the
first-ever
Humanism in the Arts Award from
Humanist Canada, the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
from the Governor General of Canada, the
Hal Clement Award for
Best Young Adult Novel of the Year (for
Watch),
and a
Lifetime Achievement Aurora Award from
the Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy Association — the first
such award given to an author in thirty years, and only the fourth
such ever bestowed.
The 2009-2010 ABC TV series FlashForward was
based on his novel of the same name, and Rob was a scriptwriter for
that series.
Maclean’s: Canada’s Weekly Newsmagazine says, “By any
reckoning, Sawyer is among the most successful Canadian authors
ever,” and The New York Times calls him
“a writer of boundless confidence and bold scientific
extrapolation.” The Canadian publishing trade journal Quill &
Quire
named Rob one of “the thirty most
influential, innovative, and just plain powerful people in Canadian
publishing” (the only other authors making the list were
Margaret Atwood and Douglas Coupland).
Rob’s novels are top-ten national mainstream bestsellers in Canada,
appearing on the
Globe and Mail and Maclean’sbestsellers’
lists, and they’ve hit #1 on the science-fiction bestsellers’ lists
published by
Locus, Amazon.com, Amazon.ca, Amazon.co.uk,
and
Audible.com.
His twenty-three novels include
Red Planet Blues, Triggers, Calculating
God
, and the “WWW” trilogy of Wake, Watch, and Wonder,
each volume of which separately won the
Aurora Award
Canada’s top honor in science fiction — for Best Novel of the Year.
Rob — who holds honorary doctorates from the University
of Winnipeg
and Laurentian University
has taught writing at the
University of Toronto, Ryerson
University
, Humber College, and The Banff Centre.
He has been Writer-in-Residence at the Richmond Hill (Ontario) Public
Library, the Kitchener (Ontario) Public Library, the Toronto Public
Library’s
Merril Collection of Science Fiction, Speculation and Fantasy, Berton
House
in Dawson City, the Canadian Light Sourcesynchrotron,
and the
Odyssey Workshop.
Rob has given talks at hundreds of venues including the Library
of Congress
and the National Library of Canada, and beenkeynote
speaker
at dozens of events in places as diverse as Los Angeles, Boston, Tokyo,
Beijing, and Barcelona. He was born in Ottawa in 1960, and now lives
just west of Toronto.
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Book Tour: Honourable Lies

Honourable Lies
by Fran Connor
Genre: Historical Romance
Victorian England with its hypocritical mores, a poor orphan girl elevated to
High Society where she learns how to be a ‘Lady’, a handsome and
wealthy love interest and a dastardly baddie combine to make this
Romatic Thriller a page turner that you won’t put down. The road up
from the gutter is long; the way back may be quicker unless Victoria
can outwit her Nemesis and overcome her jealousy.

Fran Connor is British and lives in SW France with his wonderful wife Viv,
their dog Molly and chickens. He claims he’s living in that area for
the lifestyle and weather which he says helps an author’s creative
juices. It may just be an excuse to drink wine and lounge in the sun.
He writes novels, nine published so far with two more coming out
soon.

In addition to novels, he also writes screenplays.
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Book Tour: Bear’s Shadow

Bear’s Shadow
Vendetta Series Book 2
by Desiree L. Scott
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Nikki Calhoun is on the run, fueled by terror of the shadowy world she had
married into. Desperate to survive and nowhere to hide, Nikki turns
to the wolf shifter pack of her childhood but it’s hard for her to
trust anyone, even the people closest to her.
Enforcer and bear-shifter Bret Axel receives a call from his cousin who
manages his Portland nightclub about suspicious activity. After
obtaining the approval of his Alpha, he travels to Portland. Two
nights later, screams of a woman shatter the silence of the dock and
with the help of his cousin, they save her from being killed.
A twisted tale of hunter and prey, two worlds collide as Bret falls for
the human and then struggles to convince her that they are meant to
be together. It’s up to him and the Crescent Ice Pack to get to the
bottom of the brutal acts of one man. Will Nikki survive the wrath of
her estranged husband or will the murky world of Edward Calhoun
destroy her and any who try to help?
I have been writing since I was sixteen years old and love to write
both horror and romantic suspense. I think there have been many
influences within my life that has set me on the path that I can not
help but walk. A few of those names consist of Karen Rose, Lisa
Gardener, Nora Roberts, Cynthia Eden, Catherine Anderson, Laura
Griffin, Andrea Kane, and Lisa Jackson, just to name a few. This list
by no means defines by own writing but they have indeed influenced my
desire to live outside of my own world and to create the thrill of my
dreams. I live on 40 + acres in the SHOW ME state with my six year
old daughter, with the wonderful addition of four dogs and a handful
of chickens. The weather is unpredictable, but the surrounding beauty
of the country helps my creativity as I sit on my top deck with my
laptop and coffee close by.
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