Watermarked – Jessica Titone

Not a fan of the cover of this book sadly so probably would not have purchased this story but this is still in the beta stages. Thanks to the author for granting me a copy for review for an unbiased review.

This is a four person point of view story. It has kept me interested in the plot but not a great fan of Flynn but all have a strong personality that keeps you wondering on their secret.

The characters come across as self centred at first but as their story develops they seem to grow on you. The story also separated into two stories with the couples. I was in tears at the telling of the one story. Simply loved it.

There were a few editing errors but the copy I received was a Bata copy so it was to be expected but it was nothing that destroyed the story for me.

I would have happily had paid for this story.

Cover Reveal – Avishi by Saiswaroopa Iyet

~ Cover Reveal ~Avishi by Saiswaroopa Iyer 12th July, 2017


Long before the times of Draupadi and SitaImmortalised in the hymns of the Rig VedaBut largely forgotten to the memory of IndiaIs the Warrior Queen with an iron leg, VishpalaBrought up in the pristine forest school of Naimisha, Avishi reaches the republic ofAshtagani in search of her destiny. When Khela, the oppressive King of theneighbouring Vrishabhavati begins to overwhelm and invade Ashtagani, Avishirises to protect her settlement. But peril pursues her everywhere.Separated from her love, her settlement broken, with a brutal injury needingamputation of her leg, can Avishi overcome Khela?About the Author:Saiswaroopa is an IITian and a former investment analyst turned author. Her keeninterest in ancient Indian history, literature and culture made her take to writing.Her debut novel Abhaya, set in the times of Mahabharata was published in 2015.Avishi, her second novel set in Vedic India explores the legend of India’s firstmentioned female warrior queen Vishpala.

She holds a certificate in Puranas from Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies. She is also trained in Carnatic Classical music and has won a state level gold medal fromTirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. Website * Facebook * TwitterThis Cover Reveal is brought to you by Book Review Tours

Cover reveal Love,Murder & Mayhem – Russ Colchamiro 

About the Book
Love science fiction stories that all include elements ofLove, Murder & Mayhem?

 

Then welcome to the latest anthology from Crazy 8 Press! This amazing collection from 15 all-star authors will delight you with superheros and supervillains. AIs, off-worlders, and space cruisers. We’ve also got private eyes, sleep surrogates, time travelers, aliens and monsters—and one DuckBob!

 

With tales ranging from wild and wacky to dark and gritty to heartbreaking and fun, take the deadly leap with authors Meriah Crawford, Paige Daniels, Peter David, Mary Fan, Michael Jan Friedman, Robert Greenberger, Glenn Hauman Paul Kupperberg, Karissa Laurel, Kelly Meding, Aaron Rosenberg, Hildy Silverman, Lois Spangler, Patrick Thomas, and editor Russ Colchamiro.

 

You’ll never look at Love, Murder & Mayhem the same way again—and that’s just the way we like it.

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About the Editor

 

 Russ Colchamiro is the author of the rollicking space adventure, Crossline, the hilarious sci-fi backpacking comedy series, Finders Keepers, Genius de Milo, and Astropalooza, and is editor of the new anthology, Love, Murder & Mayhem, all with Crazy 8 Press.

Russ lives in New Jersey with his wife, two children, and crazy dog, Simon, who may in fact be an alien himself. Russ has also contributed to several other anthologies, including Tales of the Crimson Keep, Pangaea, and Altered States of the Union, and TV Gods 2. He is now at work on a top-secret project, and a Finders Keepers spin-off.

As a matter of full disclosure, readers should not be surprised if Russ spontaneously teleports in a blast of white light followed by screaming fluorescent color and the feeling of being sucked through a tornado. It’s just how he gets around — windier than the bus, for sure, but much quicker.

 

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Ladd Springs – Diane Venetta 


I didn’t like the characters. From Nick ogling every female he sees then falling madly in love just after he finds out the secret? Too Delaney with her gun in her boot that when in trouble can’t get too fast enough. All the greed over land I get but doesn’t make you like the characters. Far too much going on that you get confused with the story switching between characters on a next paragraph without warning. And don’t get me started on the kiss, yucky description as far as I can say. Plus ends on a cliffhanger but for a series that’s to be expected but feels like it ends mid-chapter. 

Love, Murder & Mayhem – Crazy 8 press

A goon’s tale – Kelly Meding

Not what I expected but a bitter little revenge story. Short but enough to count as a story. 

The reboot of Jennis Viatorem – Karissa Laurel

I did love this story but felt it cut off a little too sharply. Would have liked a conclusion. 

Fractured – Robert Greenberger

Interesting story. I like that you didn’t know which direction it was heading. 

A Matter of Principle – Lois Spangler 

Ok felt more of a scene than a story but still entertaining. 

The case of the missing Alien baby mama – Paul Kupperberg

A strange little tale but keeps you interested. 

Super Mom’s Cookie Caper – Paige Daniels 

A great little story of a super-hero mum’s life. 

The Responders – Michael Jan Friedman 

A sweet little story that reminds me of the Beatles. 

Invasive Maneuvers – Hildy Silverman 

This one is my favourite so far. A great story and I’ll be looking up this author. 

The Note on the Blue Screen – Mary Fan

A futuristic Sherlock Holmes story. Very good. 

The Hardwicke Files: The case of my old life and the new one I never knew – Russ Colchamiro

I’m becoming a big fan of Russ Colchamiro. Love his easy writing style. Humorous and intelligent comes across the page as you read. 

As Time Goes By – Patrick Thomas 

Oh what a powerful story, loved it. 

This Mortal Coil – Peter David, Kathleen David and Sean O’Shea

Another great story. 

Speedeth all – Mariah L. Crawford

Another good story of war… I will not give it away but brilliant. 

Make it didn’t happen – Glenn Hauman

Great story about the problems with time travel….

Duckbob: Killer Service – Aaron Rosenberg 



Funny little tale and one of my favourites in this collection. 

A fantastic collection of short stories 




Bitter Roots – C.J Carmichael 


This is classed as a thriller but for me it reads like a dark romance novel or general fiction. A little too light and no feel of danger to the story. The murder in itself feels like an added backstory for the characters rather than the important part of this story. If you like these new types of fiction then it’s written well but for me I need more of a feeling of horror or pity for the victim but this really didn’t seem to care about the victim.