Friday, December 19, 2014

Deja Vu Blog Post

Welcome to my Deja Vu blog post - the day of the Do Over!  Hosted by
DL Hammons - check out his awesomeness over on his website and Nicole Zoltack!

I scanned through my posts and decided I would re-post this one about giving yourself permission - check it out HERE (I promise it's short and refers you to another very short post)  :)

 The Day of the Do Over - Check out the Linky List for more Do Over Posts!

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Wahoo! My News and Submission Opportunity!

I mentioned a couple of weeks ago that there were some changes in my future as far as more time for writing, and wahoo - it is official and I've dropped my work hours to part-time so I can write more!  I am so darn happy about this.  I've been stressing about getting book 2 of The Headhunters Race done and now I can focus on that more and other writing projects and just writing stuff in general!  Yippee!

I also came across this announcement from Harper Collins about a submission opportunity on Wednesdays, see details HERE.

Happy writing!


Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Claudia Must Die

I'm so excited to participate in T.B. Markinson's Book Release Tour for Claudia Must Die.  This book sounds so awesome.  Check it out below!

Claudia doesn’t feel like herself anymore—she feels like prey. Her husband’s hired goons have stalked her all the way to Boston and will only stop their pursuit once she is dead.

Divorce is not an option. Instead, she has stolen a bunch of her man’s money to disappear into another life.

In order for Claudia to live, someone else must die. A lookalike college student becomes the target capable of freeing her from an awful marriage.  

The plan goes horribly awry. Instead of murdering Claudia’s double, the assassins shoot the woman’s lover who is the cousin of a powerful Irish mobster. Claudia becomes hunted by all involved. Can she survive? Should she? 

Claudia Must Die will be released on December 8th

About the Author:
T. B. Markinson is an American writer, living in England. When she isn’t writing, she’s traveling around the world, watching sports on the telly, visiting pubs in England, or taking the dog for a walk. Not necessarily in that order. T. B. has published A Woman Lost, Marionette, and Confessions From A Coffee Shop.   

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 Excerpt (some strong language)

The assassins were not trained killers—after all, how many were? Perhaps unsurprisingly, the two brothers had fallen into the trade. Before they became assassins, most of their free time was spent playing video games and hanging out at the only 7-Eleven in town, drinking Slurpees. Their sleepy Texas town didn’t offer much for young men who wanted more from life than playing video games and drinking Slurpees.
          All of the adults they knew hated their jobs—if they had one—and loathed their responsibilities. Life had become a disappointment to everyone in this shithole town near the Mexican border.
          Then, one day, a man approached the brothers in the 7-Eleven parking lot. He offered them a job. It was not a factory, nor anything of that sort. They simply had to deliver a package, which they did.
          For more than a year, they worked on and off for the guy. After they had earned his trust, the man asked the brothers if they owned any guns.
          Boyd Woolf, the eldest brother, laughed. “Mister, we were born with guns in our hands. This is Texas.”
          The man smiled, but there was no joy in his expression. “Good to know.” He handed them another package.
          Two weeks later, the man showed up without a package. Instead, he handed them a picture, an address, and a wad of cash. “Take care of it,” was his only instruction.