Two for Wednesday: Novels by Street/Street and James

Alicia Street/Roy Street: AphrodisiacAn ancient secret perfume that can make you irresistible. A suicide note that just ain’t right. A killer called the Monster. Two women running for their lives. And a smoking hot boxer who cares…. Brooklyn sex therapist Saylor Oz and her sidekick Benita Morales, a financial analyst/female boxer, are BFFs who race through dangerous situations bickering, bantering, bungling and sometimes blaming, but always forgiving. Set primarily along the streets of a Brooklyn waterfront neighborhood, Saylor Oz RomCom Mysteries are wacky, sexy, gritty crime adventures.

Winner of a Daphne du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery/Suspense

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Alicia Street and Roy Street spent many gypsy years living and working in New York City and Philadelphia, Alicia as a dancer, choreographer and teacher, and Roy in theater, visual arts and standup comedy. Romance Junkies called them “a husband and wife writing team that has managed to capture the best in both men’s and women’s fiction.”

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Nash was bound to Sienna by a blood connection and a deep desire. An Enforcer for the Supranormal community, he protected her from those who coveted her future Angelic abilities–but can he forgive the woman whose faults had devastated his world? Sienna, betrayed by her family, seeks solace in the arms of her reluctant protector Nash, a demon hybrid with a secret of his own. Can she come to terms with her destiny after finding she could be as dangerous as those Nash protected her from?

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Married romance author and Entangled Publishing intern Xandra James has always wanted to write romance books. Even when she was sneaking peaks at the hot bits, too young to fully appreciate them, she dreamt of writing her own. Now, older and wiser, she’s got the opportunity to project her slightly dark and wacky British sense of humour onto others, whilst still writing the hot bits–bonus!


Two for Wednesday: Novels by Crowther and Warren

Debt collector Matt Spears isn’t having a good day. He’s being framed by the cops over an alleged assault and has inexplicably found himself indebted to the blind but ruthless gangster, Vincent Barbour. When Barbour’s supposedly dead niece, Emma, surfaces in a graphic sexual video on a porn site, he asks Matt to find her in exchange for wiping the slate clean. Within a matter of hours, Matt is plunged into a world of sex, blackmail and murder. Trying to unravel the mysteries of a troubled young girl’s disappearance, he discovers the dark side of the porn industry, complicated family secrets, government corruption, sadistic gangsters, and narcissistic celebrities who all come together to find a girl who is simply … missing.

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Barry Crowther makes his home in San Clemente, Southern California. Originally he’s from Manchester, England. He has had short stories published and this is his first novel on the eBook platform. He continues to work and write on the follow-up novel in the San Clemente sun with his three daughters, wife and chocolate Lab, Coney.

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The queen is dead. The dragons are finally free. But was the cost too high? While the Council of Man and Beast struggles to gain control over a land fractured by war, a young woman wages her own struggle against the ghosts of her past.

Winds From the North is the sequel to Blood of the Dragon.

Samantha Warren is an indie fantasy and science fiction author who spends her days immersed in dragons, space ships, and vampires. Her best selling books are Blood of the Dragon (Book #1), a full-length epic fantasy novel, and her urban fantasy novella series, Jane. She is currently writing the sequel to Blood of the Dragon, along with an as-yet-unnamed science fiction novel.

Two for Wednesday: Novels by Prudence MacLeod and Diane Capri

Calan MacLeod is a woman who has overcome every challenge she has faced. Now comes the hardest test of all, healing the wounds of her past. Can young Angela help her or is she going to be a further complication?

“You can’t help loving these characters and feeling their fears, hopes, dreams, and above all, love. It thrills me that this is just the first book in a series of five.” Reviewer: Justin Mitchell

Prudence MacLeod is a spiritual seeker, dog trainer, official Reiki Master and interior designer who has turned her hand to writing. “I have roamed far and wide for over sixty years in this realm, and I have seen much; some I wish I had not, and a great deal that I would love to see again. Some days I feel like Bilbo Baggins, for I have been there and come back again.”

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When a famous plastic surgeon’s decomposed body surfaces in Tampa Bay with a bullet in its head, Federal Judge Willa Carson’s little sister is caught in a high-stakes game of greedy lawyers, blackmail and deceit. Carly Austin knew the victim too well. Does she know too much about the killer, too? Can Willa save Carly from herself and the murderous conspiracy? Or have they killed Carly, too? Judge Willa debuts in this fast-paced mystery filled with great characters, humor and suspense.

“Beneath this Judge’s robes is a riveting character – she’s quick, witty and stubborn. Willa Carson finds out the rich are different, and takes the reader on a roller coaster ride that leaves you wanting more!” Tampa Tribune

Diane Capri is a recovering lawyer. She’s a snowbird who divides her time between Florida and Michigan. An active member of Mystery Writers of America, Author’s Guild, International Thriller Writers, and Sisters in Crime, she loves to hear from readers and is hard at work on her next novel.

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Two for Wednesday: Novels by Miller and Esposito

Darwin Winters, reluctant pet physic, is determined to shed her family’s stigma in Savannah, so she strikes out on her own and opens a pet boutique in St. Pete. When a local homeless man she befriends is found dead, Darwin uses her gift to help collar the killer. She adopts the dead man’s grieving mastiff, Karma, and with the dog’s help pieces together the events of that fatal night. Accepting visions is one thing, but can she succeed without revealing her powers to the jaded yet drool-worthy detective in charge of the case?

Shannon Esposito is a Florida science and mystery writer. Her two speculative fiction novels are STRANGE NEW FEET and SAHARA’S SONG. In between her day job of wrangling toddlers, she is working on a paranormal murder mystery, THE MONARCH. Exploring the unknown through writing fiction is her idea of magic. Her novels are sometimes steeped in science and sometimes wrapped in the paranormal but, as in real life, the heart of all stories is the mystery.

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Frank Potter, a young, divinely inspired black man, and Samson Boudreaux, a white man of great power and greater weakness, live in a house of haunted women.  And when the possibilities of miracle surrounding Frank become all too real, a tragedy of Christ and consequence unfolds in the American Deep South during the years of the Great Depression.

“Heroic morality, supernatural insight, and a unique authorial voice that will please any lover of quality American literature. Readers will also recognize and appreciate the novel’s historical authenticity… winner of the Oklahoma Writers’ competition for best mainstream novel, a Deep South Writers Prize from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and an Arkansas Governor’s Arts Award.” Reviewer: A.M. Stickel, The Pedestal Magazine

M.G. Miller is a Southern Gothic novelist and former fiction editor for a national horror magazine.

Available on Kindle Christmas 2011 from Southern Exposures Press