Dark Seed by Lawrence Verigin AND GIVEAWAY!

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Title – Dark Seed
By Name – Lawrence Verigin
Genre – Thriller, Lab-Lit
Publication Date – December 1, 2013
Publisher – Promontory Press
A disillusioned journalist and the grieving daughter of a murdered scientist uncover an immoral and destructive global plot by the largest developer of genetically engineered seed and its parent pharmaceutical conglomerate.
Nick Barnes and Morgan Elles learn that the goal of the man behind these organizations is the complete control of human existence. He eliminates opposition and interference without hesitation or remorse.
The couple quickly find themselves fighting for their lives. And yours.
Grab hold for a wild ride with this exciting, high concept thriller that tackles one of the big issues of our time.

Review

Nick and Morgan discover a conspiracy by a pharmaceutical company. This conspiracy is all about food manipulation to take complete and total control over human existence. This leads Nick and Morgan on a chase that threatens their lives

This fast paced thriller leaves the reader breathless. This is an exciting read with many twist and turns. And the amazing thing…It could happen!!

Author Bio

Lawrence Verigin’s goal is to entertain readers while delving into socially relevant subjects that need more attention brought to them. Since 1999 Lawrence has spent a considerable amount of time and effort learning the writing craft.
In his spare time Lawrence enjoys cooking good food, rich red wine, travel, running, reading and numerous rounds of golf.
Lawrence and his wife, Diana, live in beautiful North Vancouver, Canada.
Contact
Email: lawrenceverigin@gmail.com​​​
Website: http://www.lawrenceverigin.com
Facebook: Lawrence Verigin​​ ​​
Twitter: @lawrenceverigin
Amazon: http://amzn.to/1qsWlJB

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Christmas in October

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It is amazing what a hot glue gun can do!!

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Lamentation by Joe Clifford

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Overview

In a frigid New Hampshire winter, Jay Porter is trying to eke out a living and maintain some semblance of a relationship with his former girlfriend and their two-year-old son. When he receives an urgent call that Chris, his drug-addicted brother, is being questioned by the sheriff about his missing junkie business partner, Jay feels obliged to come to his rescue. After Jay negotiates his brother’s release from the county jail, Chris disappears into the night. As Jay begins to search for him, he is plunged into a cauldron of ugly lies and long-kept secrets that could tear apart his small hometown and threaten the lives of Jay and all those he holds dear. Powerful forces come into play that will stop at nothing until Chris is dead and the information he harbors is destroyed.

Review

Jay struggles to prove his brother is innocent. Chris is a drug addict with a history of psychotic episodes. Jay is unsure what to believe but, he is going to stand by Chris, no matter what.

Jay and Chris are characters to fall in love with, or maybe, just relate to. Jay is a “good ole boy” struggling to make a living. Chris has many problems but, he has a huge heart. I was completely wrapped up in their troubles.

With many twists and turns, Mr. Clifford leads the reader through a powerful and moving thriller. This tale is not to be missed!!!

I love discovering a new author. I cannot wait to read the rest of Joe Clifford’s work.
Mr. Clifford has agreed to join The Facebook Book Club for a chat about his work. Please let me know if you would like to join in.

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Halloween Bookmark

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I do not create much for Halloween. So this year I just made a book mark. I used paper left over from years past. The “boo” and the “happy haunting” stamp were found in a Michaels clearance bin several years ago.

I embossed the images with black embossing powder and colored. The markers I used are GellyRoll. Yes, they are fluorescent! The picture does not do them justice. Love them!!

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The Gospel According to Josh: A 28-Year Gentile Bar Mitzvah by Josh Rivedal

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Overview

By the time Josh Rivedal turned twenty-five, he thought he’d have the perfect life-a few years singing on Broadway, followed by a starring role in his own television show. After which, his getaway home in the Hamptons would be featured in Better Homes & Gardens, and his face would grace the cover of the National Enquirer as Bigfoot’s not-so-secret lover. Instead, his resume is filled with an assortment of minor league theatre and an appearance on The Maury Povich Show-a career sidetracked by his father’s suicide, a lawsuit from his mother over his inheritance, and a break-up with his long-term girlfriend.
Tortured by his thoughts, he finds himself on the ledge of a fourth floor window, contemplating jumping out to inherit his familial legacy. In turn he must reach out to the only person who can help him before it’s too late.

Based in part on his acclaimed one-man show, The Gospel According to Josh is a comedic and poignant true-to-life tale of love, loss, struggle, and survival-a gospel account of one young man’s passage into manhood-his twenty-eight-year Gentile bar mitzvah.

Review

Josh has taken his challenges in life and turned them into something with meaning and purpose.

He approaches his trials and tribulations with humor and understanding. It has taken him a while to reach this stage in his life. He has had his struggles and has come out on top. Through hard work and understanding, Josh now extends a helping hand to others.

I admire this young man’s strength, creativity and talent. We have not heard the last from Josh Rivedal.

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Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas Past: A Ballad Novella by Sharyn McCrumb

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Overview

When someone buys the old Honeycutt house, Nora Bonesteel is glad to see some life brought back to the old mansion, even if it is by summer people. But when they decide to stay through Christmas, they find more than old memories in the walls.

On Christmas Eve, Sheriff Spencer Arrowwood and Deputy Joe LeDonne find themselves on an unwelcome call to arrest an elderly man for a minor offense. As they attempt to do their duty, while doing the right thing for a neighbor, it begins to look like they may all spend Christmas away from home.

In a story of spirits, memories, and angels unaware, Sharyn McCrumb revisits her most loved characters who know there is more to this world than the eye can see, especially at Christmastime.

Review

This is a sweet, adorable read with a wonderful Christmas message. The setting and the characters are so real and true to life.

I have always loved the character Nora Bonesteel. She is a tough lady with the “sight”. This “sight” leads her through many experiences and challenges. And this Nora Bonesteel novella is no different, just too short.

Sharyn McCrumb always has a little bit of humor, history, and mystery in her stories. I always feel right at home with her books. The country setting and the country people are all part of my world. Sharyn McCrumb does an excellent job depicting all the odd characters with strange notions and superstitions.

A fine read indeed!!

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What I did @ 15

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I have said this before…I have a love/hate relationship with white ink. Working with white ink is alway iffy. This worked really well. I used Memento white ink pad to stamp the letters. I used a uniball white ink pen. Sometimes, a white ink pen skips and is just irritating. This one is excellent. (Now to find another pen like this one).

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