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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

Murder, Mayhem, and Magic
By Mel Skubich & Stevie Conradi

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

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: