First Look at IA: INVINCIBLE ASSASSIN by John Darryl Winston

Seriously wicked new book on the streets from an amazing story teller. John Darryl Winston.

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The only thing worse than having nothing to live for is having nothing to lose

When tragedy strikes his best friend, Harvis Young knows there will be a reckoning, especially since Naz Andersen possesses the supernatural powers of a god.

Now it’s up to Harvis to save the guilty from Naz’s wrath. Beyond the mean streets of Marshal Park, Harvis will discover a darker path than anything he’s ever seen. His friend may not have the only soul that needs saving.

Imprint: BHC Press/H2O
Genre: Young Adult/Science Fiction/Urban Fantasy
Series: IA: Book 2.5

On Sale: 10/2/2018

Available Formats:
Softcover:  978-1-947727-70-0, $11.95, 136 pages
Ebook:         978-1-947727-87-8, PDF, Mobi, Epub, $4.99

Preorder: Available July 10, 2018

For more information on INVINCIBLE ASSASSIN by John Darryl Winston as well as the complete IA series, visit the publisher’s website.

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Here is my interview with Kade Cook

This is an interview I just did with Fiona McVie. I hope you enjoy.

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Hello and welcome to my blog, Author Interviews. My name is Fiona Mcvie.

 

Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age?

Kade: Good morning Fiona, it is so nice to be here.  I am Kade Cook and  I am old enough to know better but still too young to care. Haha

Fiona: Where are you from?

I live on the East Coast of Canada in a little town of Shediac, NB.

Fiona: A little about your self (ie,  your education, family life, etc.).

I went to school and got my degree in AS-400 RPG computer skills and worked for quite a few years in Moncton but decided to give it all up to become mom again. And stay home raising my kids and write stories.

Fiona: Tell us your latest news.

My latest news is that I just took part of…

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A Quick & Dirty Guide to AMS for Authors

Really great easy to follow post about AMS ads.

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Once again the main AMS thread over on Kboards has grown to the size where it’s probably intimidating to newbies. And one of the wiser members over there suggested that maybe I should just put together a quick FAQ on AMS to direct people to.

Now, remember, I wrote a whole book about AMS ads (AMS Ads for Authors by M.L. Humphrey) the last time I decided to do something like this, so brevity on this subject is not my strong suit.

But here goes.

What Are AMS?

AMS is shorthand for Amazon Marketing Services. AMS ads are a type of pay-per-click advertisement that authors can use that allow them to advertise their books in Amazon search results, on Amazon product pages, and on Kindles.

There are multiple types of AMS accounts that have different dashboards and advertising options, but most authors just open the type of AMS account…

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My Debut Novel ‘The Time Company’ Is Now Available!

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This is the post I’ve been dreaming of sharing! My first novel is real and ready! I know I’ve been sitting on the details, but finally I can tell it all!

As I mentioned in this post, I took a bookmaking class in my final semester of university. This course was the program’s big thing, and you had to be interviewed to get in (though as long as you had material and a good GPA, you were approved). Most of my class wrote nonfiction and/or compiled nonfiction stories from previous classes, but as I said, I knew I didn’t want to do that. I had my old half-baked fiction novel, and I was determined to use that. So I began the process of opening the file, reading the awful, cringy garbage I wrote in high school, fixing it up, and adding another 20k words to end the story. Then I…

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Morning #happinessisachoice

Hey world,

Just thought I would try something new here on my blog.

I know I write on my Kade Cook Books blog a little more than I do here and I haven’t done any interviews in a while but today I would like to try a new trend. A more uplifting look at the day.

I have been taking pictures for a while now on my Instagram page and sending them to my Facebook family so now I have decided to share with my word press family too.

Why? Because why the hell not. 😛 So here goes folks… have a great day.

 

Welcome to another beautiful moment in your life. Enjoy the gift. 😊

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Set your goals…

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Hey All, I just wanted to take a minute and talk about goals.
Recently I have been listening to incentive and uplifting youtube messages about going further, trying harder and being the best version of the me I want to create.
And with all the crazy wild ideas, thinking positively about myself and my dream

Set goals make it happen

and knowing exactly who I am, and what I want to see when I look in the mirror, 20, 30, heck even 40 years down the road.

I want to make sure that I am looking upon the person who tried their hardest, didn’t quit, kicked ass writer girl that I knew I could become. No regrets, one hundred percent gave it my all to the possibility of growing that seed of a thought into the mountainous tree I saw in my mind.

And to do that, I decided to set some goals.

Goals are Everything…

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Whisper of an Angel by Lorah Jaiyn

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Sometimes second chances start with four paws.

In the small town of Marshall Glen, Sofia retreats from life following the death of her husband. Six-year-old Kady lives in foster care and hasn’t spoken since a house fire stole her family. After she saves Kady’s dog from drowning, Sofia attempts to stay locked away, but learns that—

…even though she’s given up, her heart wants to—try again.

When Kady runs away from her foster home, Sofia meets the cop in charge of the search, Brandon—her first love. Sparks fly even as she struggles with her conscience. Is she being unfair to her husband’s memory?

When random acts of vandalism turn to attempted kidnapping, Brandon helps keep Kady safe. As the danger deepens, how far will Sofia go to save a child?

About the Author: “Whisper of an Angel” is Lorah Jaiyn’s debut novel. Her short stories have…

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End of #TCOS year reflection

As 2017 fades out and draws to a close, I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on how far I have come with this crazy idea of being an indie author.

Well, let us see…

With determination or stubbornness, I am not sure which, I managed to write and edit (thank you Kayla Krantz and Michelle King) the second book in the TCOS series. After a bumpy start, we finally pulled it all together and I managed to upload it on Amazon… that is after I fought with the online demons that hexed the create space app and nearly drove me to tears. But I listened to a friend who said sometimes it is easier to scrap it all and start over from scratch. Very smart girl she is…

Next, the Center I wished to book my physical launch was not available nor would it be for what seemed like decades, (not really but when you want what you want and it is not happening I tend to get a bit dramatic, 😛 ) and so I lucked out and the community emergency center had an opening which I quickly snatched up and began my preparations.

On November 24th, a wonderful friend of mine, an amazing YA&SciFi author, John Winston, joined forces to bring the world our duel releases, IA:Union and CALICO, which was a wonderful venture and one I look forward to doing again. Thank you John.

On Nov 26th, the launch was held and so many beautiful souls came out to help me celebrate the birth of CALICO. It was an amazing night and so to all of you who took the time to be there, I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

The following weekend, I took part in two craft fairs where I was welcomed with open arms, many smiles and tons of incredible questions…I even got a few hugs out of it, and a few new friends as well.

At the beginning of December , myself and a few amazing authors decided to join the group Books4ANewGenerationChristmasEvent and donate a portion of sales, throughout the entire month of December, towards a much needed Charity called Reach- a program designed to help many people who are in need of prosthetic limbs. I very much am pleased to be part of this even though I was unable to do more online and interactive participation due to circumstances beyond my control but my heart was there with them and so is my donation.

Somewhere within all the writing and the editing of Book two of TCOS, I found an amazing voice that was willing to be part of my supernatural world, and sign on to help me create the audiobook of GREY. Now finished and uploaded on the Amazon, Audible and ITunes platforms…GREY is alive and waiting for all to discover it. What an incredible thrill to hear another speak the words you have written and portray them as they sounded in your head.

And so here we are, as the few moments quickly slip away and bring us closer to a new year, it allows us the opportunity to make a clean start, or if you are pleased like I am of how this year ended up an opportunity to push harder, to make more connections on the path I am traveling, to strengthen the already forged bonds that have been made and dream a little bigger, to climb a little higher on the mountain I call my future and to embrace every challenge that comes my way, to face it head on and to overcome them, as this time next year I can reflect once again to see how far I have come, living to dream and dreaming of the limitless skies filled with opportunity this new found world has brought me.Newyears

So I say to all of you, take a quick moment to reflect. Ask yourself if you are further along or still waiting on things to be perfect before you take the steps toward what you dream of…just a word of warning to all who have delayed…time waits for no one so don’t delay too long.

I wish you all well and many blessings this turning of the year. I will catch you on the flipside…Big hugs and bigger dreams. Cheers from the Shadows, K

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