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Covenant of the Faceless Knights!


Gary Vanucci

..From Covenant of the Faceless Knights!

The orc bore down on him quickly and was only within a few arms lengths. He could see the beast’s teeth and drool spray from its mouth as it uttered some foul orc-speak. Elec waited calmly with his weapons drawn, but had not revealed them from beneath his cloak. As the orc reached his position, Elec nimbly dove down and to his left to avoid the brunt of the charge, all the while keeping his foot outstretched enough to trip the orc. The momentum of the beast’s charge took it headlong into the mountainside, sliding on the slippery slush…continue reading ⇒

Secrets of the Ebonite Mines


Gary Vanucci’s approach to writing is refreshing and new. He weaves an excellent story that draws the reader in, makes them feel like they are really part of the action. His first novel, Covenant of The Faceless Knights leaves us searching for his next book. Gary has also released an anthology of short stories which presents small snippets of his main characters back story. While you don’t need to read the anthology it provides you with a deeper understanding of who is main characters are.

Gary’s latest book, Secrets of the Ebonite Mines (Begginnings), promises to be just as good as the rest in the series. This…continue reading ⇒

Michael J. McCann

Marcies-murder-coverMichael writes mystery and I must admit I am relatively new to this genre. While I do enjoy stories like the Bourne series Micheal’s writing was something new. I like a well written story that captivates me, draws me in, and he has done that twice now. the first in this series, Blood Passage, I couldn’t put down and read it in 24 hours. His 2nd book, Marcie’s Murder, did the same thing to me. I ended up so deep into it that I couldn’t put it down. less than 24 hours after picking it up I had finished it. Here is an excerpt from Marcie’s Murder, I…continue reading ⇒

Sex and Samosas


Jasmine Aziz is an awesome author. Not only is this book funny but it is a book that everyone, man or woman should read, especially couples. She is an inspiring author whose hard work and determination has produced a gem in the writing world. Grab it, hang onto it, and most importantly read it and heed the lessons that Leena learns.

Diet, we all need to diet

The-Low-Word-Diet-29Dec12-V1Your baby is finished. You have donated liters of blood, sweat and tears into it, now what? If you are fortunate enough to have an editor in your back pocket that will do your editing, then enjoy it. But for 98% of us we have to do it ourselves. I hate editing, although each time I do it, it becomes less tedious. A good portion of that was because I had the courage to work through Rayne Hall’s book, The Word Loss Diet. It was painful bordering on brutal but it worked.

The Word Loss Diet by Rayne Hall is a must have for every writer. It is a book…continue reading ⇒