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Monday, January 18, 2016

#ProductReview: Laminas's Silicone Mini Muffin Pan #baking #muffins

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I recently discovered that my daughter will eat muffins if they are bite sized. The big ones just are too much for her and I hate wasting them, so I don't buy/make them. I tried out the little mini muffins from Hostess and she ate them all up. Four mini muffins is about all she wants at one time. I also got a Food Vacuum Sealer for Christmas, so this combination gave me the idea that maybe I can make my own mini muffins and create little four packs in vacuum sealed bags. This way I can actually save money because a box of muffin mix makes way more muffins than buying them in the store. All I needed to accomplish this was a mini muffin pan.

Laminas makes silicone baking pans and they gave me a deeply discounted price their 24 mini muffin pan in exchange for my honest opinion. I received no other compensation for this review. I don't use a lot of silicone baking dishes simply because I learned the hard way that you shouldn't grease them every time you use them. Greasing them can actually make it so your food sticks to the baking pan when you forget to grease it. For that reason, I didn't grease this pan when I tried it out. I don't know if that was the right decision or not, but it seemed to work out.

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This pan is made from 100% BPA free food grade silicone. It is safe for cooking in temperatures up to 450°F. It is freezer and dishwasher safe as well. It very likely will end up being used for me to make and freeze baby food when my youngest is ready for it. Each up holds approximately 23oz of liquid which is a good starting amount for an infant starting solids. Being made of silicone, it is flexible and foldable. I have never folded a silicone pan for any length of time, but they advertise that it will go back to it's original shape easily. This makes it easy to store. It also means that when you are using it, you may want to put a cookie sheet under it to move it around. I didn't when I made my first pan of muffins and one side drooped a little between the racks in my oven. This made a row of lopsided muffins. It's not the end of the world, but if the liquid had been runnier or heavier, it may have dripped on the bottom of my oven and burned. So use a cookie sheet under it.

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Other than my difficulty with lopsided muffins, the pan was great. You have to let it cool some before removing muffins from it for obvious reasons and so that your muffins don't stick to it. Once the pan is cooled down, the muffins just pop right out. You might have one or two stick a little, but you can work them out without destroying them. By the way, it only takes about 10 minutes and the silicone is cool enough to handle without any protective wear for your hands. The muffins were still hot, but the pan cooled enough to get them out. We got to enjoy hot muffins instead of just warm ones. I love it. I will be making more muffins to try my idea with vacuum sealing later on. My first batch of muffins didn't survive long enough to worry about trying it. My husband and I enjoyed them too much. Also, you can use this pan with any kind of muffin mix or even with a bread recipe. It is good for a wide range of foods.

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You can buy Laminas's 24 Mini Muffin pan from their website at or on Amazon at

About Laminas
We are "Laminas".

A private-label company who both manufactures and distributes home products, focusing mainly on kitchen gadgets.

Our business goal is to provide high-quality items to our customers while aiming to the highest level of customers satisfaction.

About The CEO & founder Tomer Levin

Born on November 16th, 1984, Tomer is the chief executive officer & founder of "Laminas".
Starting his business path on high-tech companies, he gained experience in both computing and management.
From end of 2012, Tomer has moved gradually towards the e-Commerce business and is working on both Amazon and eBay platforms, distributing "Laminas" products.

About The Staff

As of current, the core of the company is total of 3 people in the company, including our CEO, and 15 more employees, working in the logistics team.

We have branches in the U.S.A, the middle east and Hong Kong.

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Sunday, January 17, 2016

#ProductReview: #Skinomi TechSkin Screen Protector #screenprotector

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We are a very technological household. We have a wide range of tablets and gadgets. With three kids, we try to keep these things in as good of shape as possible. This means keeping the screens from breaking, keeping the case itself from coming apart, and preventing scratches. Every time we get a new device, I try to put a screen protector on it. I normally fail horribly. The protectors I put on typically last a few days before the air bubbles in them drive us crazy. I leave the ones on the gadgets that the kids use, but my husband and I normally take them off our items. This has been a mistake several times and we've had to replace devices because of it. What we need is a screen protector that isn't ruined as soon as you have to lift it off the screen to realign it. We need one that the air bubbles actually can be pressed out of it without returning. I have found lots of screen protectors can have the air bubbles pushed out using a credit card, but they somehow return to my aggravation.

I discovered Skinomi while looking for new ways to protect my devices. They make gadget specific screen protectors, glass screen protectors, carbon fiber skins, brushed metal skins, and natural wood skins. When you look at their website, you can browse by type of protector and device manufacturer. I was seriously surprised by how many different devices they had listed on their website. I asked to review their TechSkin for the 7" kindle fire which they provided to me for my honest opinion. I have received no other compensation for this review.

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You start by having the device off. In order to install the Skinomi TechSkin, you peel the entire screen protector off the paper. This step made me leery at first because most other screen protectors are easier to install by sticking it to the edge of your screen and slowly peeling the paper (or plastic) off of it while pressing it down onto your screen. With this one, you don't do that at all. You peel the paper completely off and then spray a thin layer of their special solution onto the sticky part of the screen protector. This solution is included when you purchase a screen protector. Then you place the screen protector onto your device with the sticky side down. The solution allows you to realign the screen protector to where you want it on your device without it sticking. No more sticking it to the device only to have to peel it back off because it was crooked! With previous screen protectors that I have used, I would peel it back off because it was aligned properly and then suddenly there's lint or who-knows-what stuck to the screen protector which causes air bubbles or other imperfections which drive me nuts. The Skinomi screen protector has found the solution to aligning the screen protector without having to peel it back up. Now I will say that I did get something on the sticky part of my Skinomi TechSkin. I have no idea how I managed that, but I did peel it back off to pick the tiny piece of dirt off of it. This caused a slight white mark on the screen protector, but it is hardly noticeable. After I removed my imperfection, I used a credit card wrapped in the supplied microfiber cloth the push all the air bubbles out from under the TechSkin. This actually worked. I have pushed air bubbles out of other screen protectors only to have them reappear instantly. These bubbles actually pushed out easily and stayed gone. The final step is to leave the device off for 4-5 hours. This is to keep it cool enough to allow the screen protector to firmly attach to the device. Turning it on right away will heat it up and I assume will keep the TechSkin from adhering as well as it should. If you discover any imperfections at this time, their instructions state that they should all disappear in 2-3 days without any extra work from you. This is what my daughter's kindle fire looked like two days later.

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Seriously that kindle looks like it doesn't have a screen protector on it. It is beautiful. My daughter has been playing with it and I wiped it with a baby wipe to remove her dirty fingerprints. This is how it looked after I wiped it off. This is absolutely the best screen protector I have ever installed. Easy and gorgeous! I need like six more of these for other various devices. Below is a video of me figuring out how to install it so you can see all the steps I just wrote.

You can buy Skinomi Screen Protectors directly from them at or on Amazon at

About Skinomi
Skinomi, LLC was started by electronic device aficionados who were obsessed in keeping their prized-possessions in perfect, shiny condition. Not satisfied with how traditional hard cases added unwanted bulk to their devices, the Skinomi team searched for an alternative solution...

At last, they found the perfect answer. By using a clear, thin, yet tough protective film, the compulsive founders stumbled on a great solution to protect gadgets, and at the same time, keep its intended original look. Thus, Skinomi’s TechSkin™ was born - the clear “protection for perfection.”

Skinomi’s TechSkin is made from one of the most durable protective films in the consumer market. The material is scratch resistant and practically indestructible. Don’t believe it? Check out the Skinomi TechSkin Strength Test Video for more proof! Best of all, the TechSkin goes on your device as if it’s not even there!

As a company, Skinomi prides itself as a provider of top quality products and customer service. We are committed to exceed our customers’ expectations with our innovative products, fast order processing, and unrivaled support. Through constant research and development, our team is dedicated in bringing the best device and gadget skins in the market.

Our mission is to offer innovative ways for people to cover their prized-possessions. Skinomi was founded by people, who just like you, like to protect their gadgets and devices.

Customer satisfaction is our top-most priority!

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Sunday, November 24, 2013

The Warble by Victoria Simcox #Free on Amazon!

The Warble

The Warble by Victoria Simcox

Available on Amazon Free from 11/24-11/28

Dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and an evil queen – all these and more can be found in The Warble, an enchanting tale of adventure and friendship.

Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz.

In Bernovem, Kristina not only fits in, she’s honored as “the chosen one” the only one who can release the land from Queen Sentiz’s control. But it’s not as simple as it seems. To save Bernovem, she must place the gift she was given, the famous “Warble” in its final resting place. And she must travel through the deep forest, climb a treacherous mountain, and risk capture by the queen’s “zelbocks” before she reaches her destination. Guided by her new fairy friends, Clover and Looper and by Prince Werrien, a teenage boy, as well as an assortment of other characters, Kristina sets off on a perilous journey that not only tests her strength but her heart.

**This book has recently undergone a name change and cover change. It used to be called The Magic Warble.**

Read my review.

I would also recommend that you consider picking up the second book, The Shard (previously called The Black Shard). They can be read as stand alone stories, but The Shard falls nicely after The Warble. To help entice you to fall in love with Victoria Simcox's writing, here's the blurb for The Shard.

The Shard

The Shard by Victoria Simcox

The Shard, Victoria Simcox’s fast-paced, intricately woven sequel to The Warble, takes Kristina Kingsly and her schoolmates back to Bernovem … and into a thrilling, often dangerous adventure.

Kristina’s stay at summer horse camp is horrible to say the least, and it’s all because Hester and Davina are there as well, making her life miserable. When Hester’s cruel prank goes terribly wrong, it’s actually what sends the three girls back to the magical land of Bernovem. In Bernovem, Kristina is very excited to see her former friend, Prince Werrien. When he invites her to sail with him on his ship to his homeland Tezerel, putting it simply, Kristina can’t refuse.

Reunited with her gnome, dwarf, animal, fairy friends … and best of all, Werrien, things seem like they couldn’t get any better for Kristina. But when Werrien becomes fascinated with an unusual seeing stone, the “Black Shard”, Kristina is haunted by a ghostlike old hag. Struggling against suspicion, guilt, illness, and ultimately the one who wants to possess her soul, Kristina will see it’s in her weakest moment that she will encounter more strength than she has ever known.

Read my review.

Purchase The Shard on Amazon.

About the Author, Victoria Simcox:
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Victoria was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, to an Austrian immigrant mother, and a Dutch immigrant father. She now lives in Western Washington with her husband, Russ and their three children, Toby, Kristina, and William. Her other family members are a Chihuahua, named Pipsy and two cats, named Frodo and Fritz. Besides being an author, Victoria is a home-schooling mother of twelve years and an elementary school art teacher of eleven years. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys managing her two older children's Celtic band. She also loves writing, reading, painting watercolors, hiking, good movies, and just simply hanging out with her family and friends.

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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

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Monday, April 22, 2013

#FreeBook: Island Dreams by Suzy Liebermann

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Island Dreams

ISLAND DREAMS is a Motivational Photography Book created for your inspiration and daily meditation. DREAM about paradise! RELAX and INDULGE in the beauty of the island world of the Bahamas.

Free on Amazon today only!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

#FreeBook: Hugo the Happy Starfish The Secret to Happiness by Suzy Liebermann

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The Secret to Happiness


Award-Winning Finalist in the CHILRDEN’S MIND/ BODY/ SPIRIT category of the USA “Best Books 2012” Awards.

Come on a sea adventure with HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH as he finds out that HAPPINESS STARTS WITH EMPATHY.

The story contains a great educational lesson about EMPATHY AND SHARING which parents will love while children will be intrigued by the inspiring characters and power SHARING can have.

In Hugo, children, parents, and educators will discover a lovable and engaging role model with whom they can identify.

The story consists of 28 gorgeous illustrations showing a colorful and magical underwater world.

Children will laugh at the delightful characters, hold their breaths in suspense and love to read this story over and over.

The book is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for older children.

The book comes with a number of worksheets which are downloadable at no cost on our website. It also offers a number of Spanish words as an introduction to the Spanish language.

There are more HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH stories waiting to be discovered. Make sure to read THE LAST BULLY.

Through his adventures, Hugo learns many valuable lessons of character, life skills, and ecological alertness – all amid the backdrop of a magical underwater world and mystical islands.

The stories were developed in conjunction with the author’s teaching experience at an International Baccalaureate® School and they support the different learner profiles and attitudes of the IB PYP curriculum.

Free on Amazon today only!

Saturday, April 20, 2013

#FreeBook: The Island of Enthusiasm by Suzy Liebermann

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The Island of Enthusiasm

THE ISLAND OF ENTHUSIASM teaches what ENTHUSIASM is all about. Hugo learns an important lesson: Enthusiasm makes the task more enjoyable, however being overly enthusiastic makes you lose your focus and a rude awakening is the consequence.

The little starfish learns how to use his enthusiasm wisely and to stay balanced with self-control.

Hugo is a little starfish whose home is at the bottom of the wide ocean. He longs to visit the real world, and one day he decides to go and find it. Hugo's journey to happiness isn't quite as straightforward as he hopes though. He is sent to a series of different islands where he is taught important character lessons.

By the end of his journey, Hugo has visited fourteen islands, made many more friends and, most importantly, learned how to be a better starfish.

‘HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH - ISLAND ADVENTURES’ is packed with life lessons for kids, showing them the importance of appreciation, patience, tolerance and optimism amongst others.

Teaching children life skills can be tricky, but with this exciting book your kids will come across some of the most important lessons there are to be learned. Like Hugo, their journey to the real world will be full of character lessons along the way.

THE ISLAND OF ENTHUSIASM teaches what ENTHUSIASM is all about. Hugo learns an important lesson: Enthusiasm makes the task more enjoyable but and being overly enthusiastic makes you lose your focus. So the little starfish learns to take a time out to balance himself again.

Free on Amazon today only!

Friday, April 19, 2013

#FreeBook: The Last Bully by Suzy Liebermann

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Hugo the Happy Starfish The Last Bully

Come on a sea adventure with HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH as he finds out that HAPPINESS STARTS WITH RESPECT.

THE LAST BULLY is a great tale to teach a lesson about one of the biggest issues around.

The story contains a great educational lesson about BULLYING which parents will love while children will be intrigued by the inspiring characters and power that teamwork can have.

In Hugo, children, parents, and educators will discover a lovable and engaging role model with whom they can identify.

The story consists of 27 gorgeous illustrations showing a colorful and magical underwater world.

Children will laugh at the delightful characters, hold their breaths in suspense and love to read this story over and over.

The book is suitable as a read aloud book for preschoolers or a self-read book for older children.

The book comes with a number of worksheets which are downloadable at no cost on our website.

There are more HUGO THE HAPPY STARFISH stories waiting to be discovered. Make sure to read THE SECRET TO HAPPINESS. Through his adventures, Hugo learns many valuable lessons of character, life skills, and ecological alertness – all amid the backdrop of a magical underwater world and mystical islands.

The stories were developed in conjunction with the author’s teaching experience at an International Baccalaureate® School and they support the different learner profiles and attitudes of the IB PYP curriculum.

Free on Amazon today only!

#FreeBook: Alice's Sacrifice #ReleaseDayDiva

Alice's Sacrifice
After the fight of a lifetime, Alice and Cole return home to live a life they were never meant to live. Fallen Angel father's choose to stay, protect and get to know their nephilim children. Now that everyone knows where to find Alice, the real question is who is that information pertinent to? One single traumatic event sets Alice's true destiny into motion. How each of those she cares for reacts to this event; has enormous consequences for her. 

What will Alice have to sacrifice and for whom?

Free on Amazon from 4/19-4/21!!! Go and grab your copy today

Finding Alice
Cursed with an intense version of empathy Alice runs from a wasted life to start a new one somewhere no one will know her; Hell, Michigan. Alice works at a hole-in-the-wall bar in the middle of nowhere mostly keeping to herself to avoid the overwhelming emotions of those around her. She allows her best friend to convince her into taking a few college classes without realizing it would drastically change her life forever. From her first day of class she was hooked on him; his scent, his eyes, the way he talked to her inside her head. 

Throughout her struggles she learns about true love, true pain and the truth of her own heritage. Alice must quickly find out who she is because after all everyone else is out to find her. With Angels and Bounty Hunter’s in constant pursuit she finds protection within a group of Fallen Angels. These Fallen Angels vow to do anything to protect her; for it is their belief she will save their kind and all of mankind.

Book 1 is only 1.99! See where the story begins!

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Thursday, April 18, 2013

#FreeBook: It's Good to be Me! By Suzy Liebermann

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It's Good to be Me

IT’S GOOD TO BE ME! Happiness Begins Within
Hugo is a little starfish with a big heart. Every day he makes other creatures happy—and doing that makes Hugo happy. One day he begins to feel small and ugly, convinced that nobody likes him. When granted some magic wishes he decides to change a few things he doesn't like about himself.

Hugo learns a great lesson and once those changes are made he wishes he could be himself again. Join Hugo on his journey as he discovers that being himself is the best way to be—and the only way to be happy.

Hugo's story is a good way to teach kids about having a healthy self-esteem and to be happy with the way they are. An award winning children's book to teach APPRECIATION, SELF-ESTEEM and THE FIVE SENSES.

Award-Winning Finalist in the CHILDREN'S MIND/ BODY/ SPIRIT category of The USA
"Best Books 2011" Awards, sponsored by USA Book News

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Saturday, April 13, 2013

#FreeBook: Beyond the Western Sun free from the 13-17th #PromoBookTours

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Beyond The Western Sun

*Book One in The Whisper Legacy*

A gripping journey into the heart of Native American legend, "Beyond the Western Sun" follows the epic struggle of Whisper, a young female Cherokee apprentice, on a harrowing adventure into the Land of the Dead to save the captive son of Ian Diavya. Together they face insurmountable odds, conquer terrible demons, and in the process, find a strength and courage within themselves neither knew possible. What they don't know is that these early adventures are only tests, for to save Ian's son, they must also stop the evil-minded Raven-Eater from unleashing his Army of the Dead to destroy the living world.

As the Army of the Dead marches closer to the Western Sun, as Whisper leads them deeper into the Land of the Dead, and as the truth behind Cole's death is slowly revealed, Ian discovers that the fate of both worlds depends on his courage, his humility, and the life of his son.

An epic saga of hope, redemption, and undying love, "Beyond the Western Sun" is what all fantasy adventures must strive to be: a complex, intricate examination of human emotion set within the context of worlds known only in our imagination. And in this regard, "Beyond the Western Sun" is a stunning achievement. Melding fantasy and legend in an epic quest, the third novel of her young career signals the arrival of Kristina Circelli as a master storyteller. Creating the indelible character of Whisper, vividly portraying the worlds that she and Ian must traverse to accomplish their goal, and capturing their human frailties, hopes and fears with depth and touching sincerity, Circelli reminds us with stunning precision the greatness we are all capable of, and the heavy price our actions can rend.

Download Beyond the Western Sun FREE between April 13th - April 17th.

About the Author

Kristina Circelli

A lover of the written word since the time she first picked up a pen, Kristina Circelli shares her passion for fiction in her multi-genre novels.

Circelli is the author of several fiction books, including The Sour Orange Derby, a young adult novel about family and childhood imagination steeped in southern traditions; Beyond the Western Sun and Walk the Red Road of The Whisper Legacy, which centers on Native American cultures and the legends that come to life in the spirit realm; and The Helping Hands, a book that follows a gang of friends who rescue abused children.

Currently, Circelli works as a copywriter, author, book editor, and creative writing professor at the University of North Florida, where she received her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English. She resides in Florida, with her husband and two kittens.

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Friday, March 8, 2013

The Chronicles of Good And Evil by C. David Murphy Free for Two Days! #Free

C. David Murphy's -"The Chronicles of Good And Evil" is FREE for the next two days.

The Chronicles of Good and Evil - Dracula's Lair

Previously best known for his multi-layered novel of love and Indian legends - "A Diary's House", the overwhelming response to "Chronicles" prompted Murphy to reward the reader loyalty.

"Other than actually creating the characters and the plot, my greatest satisfaction is in knowning that people are moved by my writing. And when I say 'moved' I don't mean it in a pompous way. It's my hope that my stories reasonate with readers on multiple levels. Hopefully giving them new ideas about the World,the possibilities of Human endeavor, and perhaps themselves. So, I thought it only right to "give back" by offering these free download days."

Those days are Friday March 8 and Saturday, March 9 on Amazon Kindle" - The Chronicles of Good and Evil - Dracula's Lair (The Chronicles Series)

Dracula's Lair/The Dark Tower" is the first of three volumes in Murphy's Epic Fantasy trilogy - "The Chronicles of Good And Evil." Like "Lord of The Rings" "Chronicles" explores the most universal of Human themes. The Struggle between good and evil.

Being set in the real World - not a fantasy one - makes "Dracula's Lair/The Dark Tower" even more compelling. Murphy's Dracula is the real deal. The verified historical person. Not the Dracula of Bram Stoker's imagination.

It's at the Castle of Dracula that some of the most pivitol events occur. There, Dracula, now allied with Satan, has amassed an army of demons. Their objective is the obvious one. To Rule the World.

Opposing them is Murphy's hero - Daniel Milligan - a Man reborn as a warrior Angel. Weilding a sword forgered by God and aided by an elite legion of warrior Angels.

Like his counterpart "Frodo" in "Lord of The Rings" - Daniel faces many challenges. Physical. Spiritual. And Emotional. His power, and that of his Angel brothers is untested. Will it be enough against the massed armies of evil?

And What of Daniel's Human Family? Will he be forced to choose between his love for them, and his duty to mankind?

The Author doesn't simply guide us through these struggles - he immerses us in them. We are in Daniel's skin. We taste and smell each moment as he struggles with evil - and himself.

C. David Murphy's many gifts - imagination, perception, intelligence and narrative skill confirm he is an author of the first magnitude; And that "The Chronicles of Good And Evil" is destined to become the reference for it's genre.

Again, the free download days for "The Chronicles of Good and Evil" are: March 8 & 9 on Amazon Kindle - The Chronicles of Good and Evil - Dracula's Lair (The Chronicles Series)

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Thursday, February 21, 2013

Collapse Free On Amazon 2/21 & 2/22 #FreeBook #Amazon

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What would it take for the United States to fall from within? In a not too distant future, America is put to the test. With the American people deep in The Second Great Depression and two of the most powerful hurricanes on record to contend with, the United States is in no condition to deal with hidden terrorists on its soil, maniacal politicians, and the most formidable military threat the world has seen since the Third Reich.

This is the story of three men from three very different walks of life: Howard Beck, the world's richest man, also diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome; Richard Dupree, ex-Navy SEAL turned escaped convict; and Maxwell Harris, a crippled, burned-out chief of police of a small Texas town. At first, they must overcome their own struggles and fight for their survival against impossible odds. In the end, the unlikely trio must band together to save their beloved country from COLLAPSE.

Empires topple. Nations crumble. Civilization is fragile. In 2027, America will fall.

About Author Richard Stephenson

- Richard Stephenson was born in 1975 in Denison, TX and spent his childhood in North Texas. In 1992, he graduated high school after only three years.

He then pursued his degree at Oklahoma Christian University, once again accomplishing the task in three years. Richard then married his best friend before going off to basic training to be a military policeman with the US Army. With his new wife joining the adventure, they spent the next four years at Fort Polk, LA and had two children.

Just before his son turned five, Richard and his wife were told that their oldest child had Asperger's Syndrome. Nine years later, Richard's son would become the inspiration for the character of Howard Beck.

After leaving the armed forces, Richard continued his law enforcement career in the federal sector and has been with the Department of Justice for twelve years.

Follow Richard Stephenson: Website | Facebook | Twitter

Download Collapse for FREE on Amazon Feb 21 & Feb 22.

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Saturday, February 16, 2013

Amazon Gift Card #Giveaway

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  • Prize: $100 in the form of an Amazon eGift Code that will be e-mailed to the winner.
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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Once Upon A Midnight Dreary Free Today & Tomorrow!

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary

Once Upon a Midnight Dreary is a collection of seven short stories with a spooky edge.

Carnival of Darkness by Stephanie Nelson (Author of the Gwen Sparks & Anna Avery series)
Andee Baker met the man of her dreams and then made a complete fool out of herself. She thought she would never see him again until her best friend, Claire, got an invitation for both of them to attend the Carnival of Darkness from the guy Andee couldn’t stop thinking about. They jump at the opportunity to go, but even before Andee crosses the entrance, she realizes there's something peculiar about the carnival. The ticket master's red eyes and the waltzing ghost are anything but cheesy special effects. Andee discovers at the Carnival of Darkness not everything is as it seems.

Machado by Lola James (Author of the Spellbound & Fate series)
A weekend of fun, romance, and ghost stories at abeautiful beachside hotel was the plan. But Mackenzie had a bad feeling about the trip since the moment her husband and friends brought it up. The Machado Inn was a place where legends came to life and the past roamed the hallways. Guests came to stay the night, but few made it out alive.

The Visitor by Liz Schulte (Author of the Guardian Trilogy and Dark Corners)
Reverend Black hated storms. Rumbles from the Heavens promised violence and retribution this night, but he could only watch as the blackness descended. The tempest did not come alone. A visitor walked before it—patient and silent. The torrential downpour would wash away the mask, the gales would tear away carefully constructed lies, and the flashes of light would expose the truth—a truth that wouldn’t set him free.

Miss Stake by C.G. Powell (Author of the No Uncertain Logic series)
Alligators, snakes, and old boyfriends...Oh my. The swamp is a dangerous place, but it’s nothing Veronica can’t handle. That is until a weekend in the marshes brings to light a whole new set of dangers. Now that the supernatural cat is out of the bag, Veronica’s life will never be the same.

Dark Road Winding by Olivia Hardin (Author of the Bend-Bite-Shift Trilogy)
Johana Hall has her hands full juggling personal life and her public relations career in Washington DC. The last thing she needs is to get called back to Texas because her Grandpa H.M. believes he’s being haunted. Adult Protective Services wants to put the elderly ex-con in a nursing home, but mysterious happenings at the homestead convince Johana he isn’t as crazy as everyone thinks. Getting to the bottom of the local legend is the least of her worries when she realizes someone is willing to go to any means to get her grandpa off Sara Jane Road. Can she figure things out before it’s too late?

Redeemed by Mandie Stevens
Eva never claimed to be a good guardian angel, but she tries. After losing two charges, the Powers That Be have begun to doubt her abilities. To redeem herself, Eva sets out to rescue Elsie, granddaughter of the former king of the Fae. A Demon has kidnapped Elsie to complete an ancient ritual that will allow them to slip through the veil between Earth and Hell on Halloween.
With unlikely friends in tow—a human liaison, a fallen angel, and a powerful yet distractingly charming vampire—Eva is in a race against time.
Save Elsie, save the world—and her job.

Vicis by Cait Lavender (Author of the Lupine Moon Series)
Raised captive by a powerful corporation named Vicis, life inside the facility was all 56 knew until she met Adam. When she's slated to be euthanized, no longer considered a valuable asset for the company, she takes her life into her own hands. With her considerable abilities and Adam’s help, 56 will fight to free them both from Vicis’ clutches and learn to feel something she's always been denied: Love.

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