Author Anthony Avina's Blog

Good books don't give up all their secrets at once. – Stephen King

Jasmine In Love Love. How do you define it? Is it something tangible? Hormones, pheromones, testosterone? Or is it something more elusive? Is it something the brain decides? Does your body make the decisions for you?   If you had asked Jasmin two years ago, she would not have been able to answer those questions. …

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I live in the hospital, working 18 hour days.  My entire life consists of running from patient to patient, until I meet her.  The girl that is afraid of her own shadow.  She starts out as a patient, but  thoughts of her consume me.  One phone call leads to me meeting her amazing little girl …

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The Ganga Shift Publisher: Parliament House Press COVER REVEAL   Life hasn’t been easy for Isabella. She spent most of her childhood in the foster care system, and now at twenty-two she has landed herself in prison on drug charges. Her troubled past is what makes her a perfect candidate for the government’s latest scientific endeavor, …

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Today I have a fun YA series that is on sale now that you guys should check out. It’s the Dragon Dreamer series by J.S. Burke. Check out all the info/press release below!   Now Available on Sale from Jan 20th – 25th DRAGON LIGHTNING TRAILER: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpOMIn09AzI&feature=youtu.be DRAGON DREAMER BOOKS ON TV 1st time:  http://news4sanantonio.com/sa-living/time-to-hit-the-books      DRAGON DREAMER BOOKS ON TV …

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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for a fair, honest review. All opinions are my own. Slight trigger warning: For anyone triggered by storylines involving dementia or the death of a loved one, reader discretion is advised. A man’s struggle to keep his family and his life from falling apart plays …

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Today is the cover reveal for Stolen Enchantress by Amber Argyle. This cover reveal is organized by Lola’s Blog Tours. The cover is designed by Melissa Williams Design. Stolen Enchantress (Forbidden Forest #1) By Amber Argyle Genre: Fairytale Adaptation/ Epic Fantasy Age category: Young Adult Release Date: April 9, 2018 Blurb: Any girl who goes …

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It’s called 25 Days of Christmas Anthology Author’s included: Hanleigh Bradley Anna Edwards Serena Kearney Aleisha Maree Skye McKinnon Shelly Strickler Ines Vieira Grace Risata Lisette Kristensen Sheritta Bitikofer Sarah Stein Gloria Herrmann Meg Anne Chrissy Shafanda Lashanta Charles Cathy Johns Janet Mota Jeannette Keats Amy Allen Hallmark Rae B. Lake Blurb: 25 Days of Christmas; …

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gaiabamman: Is the cover really that important? YES. In a webpage or bookstore full of books that’s the one thing that will make your book stand out! Common features to most covers: 1-If any characters are visible their faces are partial or hidden. You want to leave the character’s face to the imagination of the …

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August 29, 2015


As an author, I always get great pleasure out of reading other peoples work and seeing new releases come out. I was recently contacted about an upcoming release I feel compelled to share. Written by melskubich and Stevie Conradi, the book is called Murder, Mayhem and Magic. I’ll post the synopsis and release date below, but what fascinated me about the project was that it’s a part of a collection called Rock and Roll Saved My Soul, and all proceeds will go to the UK Bipolar foundation, a cause I’m super passionate about and eager to bring attention to. So please check out the information on the book below and help support this great cause and incredible book by two awesome authors!

Release date: September 1st
Party date: September 5th and 6th
Published with: Rock & Roll Saved My Soul
https://www.facebook.com/rockandrollsavedmysoul

Murder, Mayhem, and Magic
By Mel Skubich & Stevie Conradi
https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMelSkubich
https://www.facebook.com/StevieConradi

Synopsis: “When you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” – Sherlock Holmes.

But
what if the truth is not only improbable, but otherworldly? Meet
Alistair Gordon and Jerome Garibaldi, two Victorian gentlemen and
part-time sleuths. Not only do they follow in the footsteps of the
greatest detective who never lived, they meet more than they bargained
for when a case of magic goes horribly wrong.

Accompany them on a
journey through several Victorian murder mysteries, from a marriage
that was not meant to be to a match celebrated with rose-petals. Join
Alistair as his investigations lead him to opium dens and follow Jerome
turn his life around as he stops being a blackmailing lay-about and
becomes lover, lodger and layman detective.

Walk with us through
foggy alleyways where hansom cabs and Ladies that are not paint a
picture of Victorian London in six illustrated stories of murder, mayhem
and magic.

All proceeds to be donated to:
BipolarUK
www.bipolaruk.org.uk/