Sherry’s Shelves #130

Sherry’s Shelves #113 is my weekly update from July 9 – July 15, 2017.

Sunday Post #201 Countdown to Spring..

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Just want to share a few freebies. Be sure and check for the “0”

Today is the last day to pick this up. Taylor Dean writes clean romance that requires tissues. Click on TAYLOR DEAN to see some of my reviews of her work.

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Here’s a few new releases.

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  • Review – Desolate Hour by Mae Clair
  • Giveaway – Gybe by Kristi M Turner
  • Review – Saving Paradise by Mike Bond
  • Giveaway – Immortal Love Series by Anna Santos
  • Friday 56
  • OSR – Christmas in July – Fufar The Christmas Monster by A J Cosmo

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FREE or 99 Cent Sizzling Summer Reads – Something For Everyone @LoveIndies

Hello avid readers. I am so excited to be sharing some awesome books with you.

I have read a couple of these and will be picking up some that look scrumptious.

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Beautiful Confusion

(Pride and Honor, Novella)

Romantic Suspense

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Beautiful Delusions

(Pride and Honor, Book 1)

Romantic Suspense

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Beautiful Sacrifice

(Pride and Honor, Book 2)

Romantic Suspense

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Hart Broken

(Cale & Mickey, Book 1)

Contemporary

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Romantic Suspense

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Romantic Suspense

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Love Rewritten

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Contemporary

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One Taste of You

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Romantic Suspense

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One Taste of Love

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Romantic Suspense

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Sunrise Awakening

Romantic Suspense

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From the Shadow

Paranormal

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Desolation Gulch

Romantic Suspense

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Working On It

(Persimmons, Book 1)

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Working For It

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Mermaid Giveaway – Salt by Pauline Creeden @P_Creeden @PromoBookTours

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I love a good mermaid story and have read the first one, Scales by Pauline Creeden, so I am very happy to share Salt, and find out what’s been happening to Verona.

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Her kind treats her as less-than-human, but she’s always been so much more.

Mermaid life has never been easy for Verona. Her scars give evidence of her abuse. When her day of reckoning arrives, she is determined to endure exile. According to her father’s experience, exile is better than becoming a land-walker and risking her life among the humans.

However, when she saves the life of a drowning human boy, she inadvertently sets off a chain of events which force her to choose a path: stay with the humans she has become attached to or return home to a life of scorn. A savage hunter draws closer, threatening even the humans. Her only hope is to keep everyone safe until the next full moon, but those around her devise their own plans.

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FREE 5 Star Read & Guest Post for A Human Element by Donna Galanti @DonnaGalanti

I am so happy to have Donna Galanti, a fabulous author who can spin a tale that will keep you reading into the small hours of the morning, here to share her thoughts and a FREEBIE.

A Haunted Place in A Human Element By Donna Galanti

I often get asked if the characters in my paranormal suspense book A Human Element are “me”. Yes they are…in some ways.

I was a photographer in the U.S. Navy stationed at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii, as Ben Fieldstone is in A Human Element. I worked in Fleet Intelligence processing top secret film in “the building with no windows”, as Ben did.

The beauty of Oahu is amazing with its violently defined landscape, a place to find–and keep–secrets in its hidden spots. I also lived off base in Honolulu. Likini, the wife of Ben’s friend, in A Human Element is actually named after the street I lived on, Likini Street (where I got around in a Herbie-styled 1972 white VW bug).

But in A Human Element, book 1 in the Element Trilogy, you’ll find Hawaii is not all palm trees and Mai Tais. Ben finds himself in dire circumstances there as a sailor on Oahu one terrifying night.

I also know of the dangers sailors can find themselves in on the island of Oahu if they’re not careful. I was told not to go to the Pali Lookout alone, a spot far above Honolulu in the Koolau Mountains that is set on cliffs with treacherous falls awaiting those who aren’t careful.

Or those who jump off…

Or those who are tossed off…

It’s known for its moaning, howling winds. People have disappeared up there, they’d say. It’s a haunted place where the ghosts of Hawaiian ancestors are said to roam.

But back to Ben and his night of terror at the Pali Lookout. Can he be saved? More importantly, can he be saved from himself?

Ben meets the Man in Black at the Pali Lookout:

He closed his eyes and forced himself to find a dark place with peace and no pain. The two men continued to taunt him, but they echoed far away in a tunnel. He held his breath, willing himself to pass out. The wild wind of the mountaintop raged around him and shrieked in his ears.

Then two loud cracks shot out over the howling wind. The hands on him fell away. He let out a huge sigh, dizzy from holding his breath.

Ben opened his eyes and craned his head around to see what had happened. Under the bright moonlight the outline of the two big Samoans rose up from the overgrown road. They didn’t move. The wind whipped the giant leaves of the banyan and guava trees about like sails on a great clipper ship. The buzz of traffic from the new Pali road carried up to him from below. He scanned the area. What had happened? Who else hid out there? He pulled at the stakes. His hands shook as he tried to break free.

“Forget it, kid, they’re held down in cement,” a deep voice said. “These stupid locals make up these playgrounds just to mess with us haoles.”

Ben swallowed the saliva stuck in his throat and focused on his surroundings. There stood the green-eyed man, hidden in the swaying banyan trees. His black outfit blended into the dark forest. He moved toward Ben and holstered his gun, then popped open a switchblade from his back pocket.

“I am not here to hurt you,” the man said when Ben shrunk into the rock. “I’m going to cut the ropes.”

In a few swift movements he slit the ropes binding Ben, who staggered back. The man caught him and held him up, then ripped off the duct tape.

“Who are you?” Ben’s body trembled from the rush of fear and a fierce headache pounded in his temple.

The man didn’t answer. He bent over one of the dead Samoans and pulled out a wallet. He looked inside and threw it at Ben. “It’s yours.” Then the man led him by the arm down the overgrown road where he handed Ben his clothes from the brush. He tried to put them on but his hands shook so bad the man had to help him. He winced from the whip marks brushing against his jeans and shirt.

“Come on,” the man said. Ben looked back at the dead men sprawled face down. They oozed like two fat walruses sunning themselves in the moonlight. “Don’t worry about them. I’ll dump them later, somewhere they’ll never be found.”

In a daze, Ben followed his savior up the rough road, stumbling behind him in the dim moonlight. Those men had carried him unconscious down this road.

“I’ll take you back to base then you’re on your own,” the man said once they reached his car, parked off the main road. “Don’t speak of this to anyone. Understand?”

Ben nodded and climbed in the car. He looked over at the stranger in black who had saved him.  “You were at my foster mother’s funeral. Why are you following me? Why save me?”

“I’m an interested party. Leave it at that.”

“I can’t. I would have died up there for sure.”

The man didn’t respond.

“Thank you.”

The man looked at Ben. His green eyes glowed in the moonlight that filtered into the car. “Someday you might not thank me. Someday you may not survive.”

Thanks so much Donna. And now, without further ado, here is what you’ve been waiting for.

A Human Element is an amazing fantasy that will have you screaming for more.

The beautiful cover is only a prelude to the wonderful story inside.

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A Human Element by Donna Galanti

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GENRE: Paranormal Suspense

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REVIEW

To see my full review, go HERE, but I will give you a taste…

I felt such tension, suspense, fear and dread for the characters, that I was talking to them. Shouting at them. Telling them to watch out. He’s coming.

I had thought A Human Element was paranormal, but it is so much more. They come from another place. A place out of this world.

I never saw the ending coming. Fantastic. I kept trying to figure it out and felt tortured and pained as I raced through the pages – I HAVE to know – now!

I am sitting here, finished, looking at nothing, in complete disbelief. Awesome! Donna Galanti’s imagination knows no bounds.

Animated Animals. Pictures, Images and Photos  5 Stars

BLURB

Evil comes in many forms…

One by one, Laura Armstrong’s friends and adoptive family members are being murdered, and despite her unique healing powers, she can do nothing to stop it. The savage killer haunts her dreams, tormenting her with the promise that she is next. Determined to find the killer, she follows her visions to the site of a crashed meteorite in her hometown. There, she meets Ben Fieldstone, who seeks answers about his parents’ death the night the meteorite struck. In a race to stop a madman, they unravel a frightening secret that binds them together. But the killer’s desire to destroy Laura face-to-face leads to a showdown that puts Laura and Ben’s emotional relationship and Laura’s pure spirit to the test. With the killer closing in, Laura discovers her destiny is linked to his, and she has two choices—redeem him or kill him.

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Book 2, A Hidden Element: A HIDDEN ELEMENT

Praise for A Human Element:

An elegant and haunting first novel. Unrelenting, devious but full of heart.  Highly recommended.” –Jonathan Maberry, New York Times best-selling author

“Lyrical and creepy, A Human Element tugs on our heartstrings and plucks the gut-strings of horror. This debut thriller author is a true storyteller, highly reminiscent of Dean Koontz.” –Dakota Banks, Author of the Mortal series

ABOUT DONNA GALANTI

Donna Galanti is the author of the suspense Element Trilogy (Imajin Books) and the children’s fantasy adventure Joshua and The Lightning Road series (Month9Books). Donna is a contributing editor for International Thriller Writers the Big Thrill magazine and blogs with other middle grade authors at Project Middle Grade Mayhem. She’s lived from England as a child, to Hawaii as a U.S. Navy photographer. Visit her at www.donnagalanti.com.

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Blog: http://www.elementtrilogy.com/blog/
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Sherry’s Shelves #124 – Free Books, New Books & More Books

Sherry’s Shelves #124 is my weekly update from May 7 – May 13, 2017.

Sunday Post #201 Countdown to Spring..

Stacking The Shelves {200}

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Hello fellow bloggers. I don’t know about you, but I have been spending a lot of time outside, enjoying our fabulous weather. We did have a couple of days of ozone alerts and boy could I tell it when I tried to work outside.

I enjoy outdoor chores much more than the ones I have to do inside. There are birds singing and splashing in the birdbath. After chores, comes a dip in the pool. Oh, yeah!

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I have been adding books to my Kindle, as if I need any more, but I cannot resist.

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  • Giveaway – Bound by Steel by Connie LaFortune
  • Teaser Tuesday
  • Giveaway – Crescendo by Lana Sky
  • Giveaway – Texas Fire by Gerry Bartlett
  • Friday 56 – Bullet by Laurel Hamilton

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