Our Cause Blog Tour

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Our Cause by Jennifer Jane Jennings  


What if we made the monsters live in fear for a change?  What if the people they attack fought back?  What if they won?

Katerina Chase, a teenage karate student, and her best friend were attacked by eight men and left to die. They say it’s a miracle Kat survived.  She calls it penance.

Damon Knightly feels the same after shocking doctors by surviving his latest suicide mission in Afghanistan. Honourably discharged and sent home to Australia, he reluctantly takes the role of manager and head sensei at one of his family’s karate gyms. 

Damon stops feeling sorry for himself when he meets Kat and vows to help her.  He gives her a job and trains her in karate – but it isn’t enough.  People are still getting hurt.  Kat needs to help them, but more importantly, she needs to stop them from being hurt in the first place. 

They form ‘Our Cause’ to help people and catch their attackers but encounter monsters they didn’t expect – monsters hell-bent on stopping them.

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Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche Blog Tour

“A young girl who is empowered, capable, and smart…the Enola Holmes book series convey an impactful message that you can do anything if you set your mind to it, and it does so in an exciting and adventurous way.”–Millie Bobby Brown

Enola Holmes is back! Nancy Springer’s nationally bestselling series and breakout Netflix sensation returns to beguile readers young and old in Enola Holmes and the Black Barouche.

Enola Holmes is the much younger sister of her more famous brothers, Sherlock and Mycroft. But she has all the wits, skills, and sleuthing inclinations of them both. At fifteen, she’s an independent young woman–after all, her name spelled backwards reads ‘alone’–and living on her own in London. When a young professional woman, Miss Letitia Glover, shows up on Sherlock’s doorstep, desperate to learn more about the fate of her twin sister, it is Enola who steps up. It seems her sister, the former Felicity Glover, married the Earl of Dunhench and per a curt note from the Earl, has died. But Letitia Glover is convinced this isn’t the truth, that she’d know–she’d feel–if her twin had died.

The Earl’s note is suspiciously vague and the death certificate is even more dubious, signed it seems by a John H. Watson, M.D. (who denies any knowledge of such). The only way forward is for Enola to go undercover–or so Enola decides at the vehement objection of her brother. And she soon finds out that this is not the first of the Earl’s wives to die suddenly and vaguely–and that the secret to the fate of the missing Felicity is tied to a mysterious black barouche that arrived at the Earl’s home in the middle of the night. To uncover the secrets held tightly within the Earl’s hall, Enola is going to require help–from Sherlock, from the twin sister of the missing woman, and from an old friend, the young Viscount Tewkesbury, Marquess of Basilwether!

Enola Holmes returns in her first adventure since the hit Netflix movie brought her back on the national bestseller lists, introducing a new generation to this beloved character and series.

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Short author bio: NANCY SPRINGER is the author of the nationally bestselling Enola Holmes novels, including The Case of the Missing Marquess, which was made into the hit Netflix movie, Enola Holmes. She is the author of more than 50 other books for children and adults. She has won many awards, including two Edgar Awards, and has been published in more than thirty countries. She lives in Florida.

Twitter: @NancySpringer

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I Mean You No Harm Blog Tour

The enemy of my enemy is my sister

Career criminal Vic Doloro isn’t the kind of guy you’d send a card to on Father’s Day. Layla Shawn never has. She’s spent most of her thirty-two years estranged from her father and haunted by the mysterious death of her mother.

Then Vic dies, leaving Layla—an unemployed artist—a tempting inheritance of ill-gotten money. Urging her to take the money is Vic’s other daughter, Bette, with whom Layla shares a troubled past. On a cross-country road trip, the two women mend fences, but Layla finds herself caught in the middle of an unsettled and lethal score between her father and a man who knows more than he should about her mother’s death.

As Layla zeroes in on the truth and wrestles with her own demons, she finds herself face to face with a killer.

Beth Castrodale, Author of I MEAN YOU NO HARM on:


Question: What inspired you to write I Mean You No Harm?

Beth Castrodale: Several years ago, I read an essay in the Guardian by a woman who discovered, as a child, that her father was a member of the mob. It turned her world upside down, and she had to reconcile his roles as a criminal and a parent. I decided to write from the point of view of just such a daughter: the main character of my novel, Layla Shawn. Layla is troubled by her father’s history, even though she wasn’t raised by him, unlike her half-sister, Bette.

Q: Why did you choose to portray the sisters Layla and Bette as conflicting characters?

BC: I was really fascinated by the narrative possibilities that could flow from this conflict. Largely because she was raised their father (Vic Doloro), Bette seems mostly untroubled by his criminal past, while Layla is repulsed by what he was alleged to have done. When Layla and Bette reunite at his funeral, and then embark on a road trip together, they have to figure out their own relationship, apart from their father, and also try to reconcile their different perspectives on him. Although this creates a lot of tension, it also brings the sisters closer together, as they work through their conflicting views and confront new challenges.

Q: What motivated the character development of Vic?

BC: The seed of Vic’s character was the mobster-father in the Guardian article. But it was really important to me that Vic not be a purely villainous, one-dimensional character, so I tried to think through—and portray on the page—what led him into a life of crime, and why it became so hard for him to break free of that life, even after he became a father. He leaves a troubling legacy for his daughters, and I wanted him to realize this, even as he did little to make amends before his death.

Q: What do you hope your readers take away from the novel?

BC: If there’s one insight I’d like readers to take away from the novel, it’s that you never know what you’ll discover about yourself when you’re pushed to your limits. Toward the end of the novel, Layla is pushed into a life-or-death situation that forces her to make some decisions that would have surprised, and perhaps repulsed, her previous self. And she’s left with having to come to terms with this new understanding of herself, and what she’s capable of doing. 

Q: What was the biggest challenge you faced while writing I Mean You No Harm?

BC: I would say that the biggest challenge was the research I had to do into a variety of criminal activities, from how money laundering works to how murders can be made to look like suicides.

Because Layla is troubled by a stalker, I also researched what drives stalkers psychologically, and what they do to try to exert power over their targets. I also researched recommended approaches for dealing with threats from stalkers. Although I gathered a lot of helpful information, it was a sobering experience.

About the Author

Beth Castrodale worked as a newspaper reporter until her love of books led her to the publishing field. She was a senior editor at Bedford/St. Martin’s and is the founding editor of Small Press Picks. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous publications, including Marathon Literary Review, Printer’s Devil Review, and the Smoky Blue Literary and Arts Magazine. Her debut novel, Marion Hatley, was a finalist for a Nilsen Prize for a First Novel from Southeast Missouri State University Press, and an excerpt from her second novel, In This Ground, was a shortlist finalist for a William Faulkner – William Wisdom Creative Writing Award. Castrodale lives in Boston in a shadowy Victorian that’s proving to be an inspiration for her next book.

For more information, visit Imbrifex Books. I Mean You No Harm will be available everywhere books are sold on August 3, 2021.


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Fish Heads and Duck Skin Blog Tour

Fish Heads and Duck Skin: A Novel

By Lindsey Salatka



“This novel takes you on a journey and an adventure through the eyes of a female protagonist who will resonate with many. It is unique and humorously heartfelt, with vivid imagery of a family finding itself amidst the unexpected … it is a darkly funny diatribe and celebration of self-discovery in a foreign land.” – Reedsy

            High achieving and short-fused, Tina Martin is burnt out. Burnt out at work, burnt out at home, burnt out in her marriage. Faced with this, some might cancel a few obligations, book a spa weekend, or at worst, consider a job change. But in a move that most would only fantasize about, Tina packs up her family, abandons her career, and books one-way tickets to Shanghai-to live. In Fish Heads and Duck Skin by Lindsey Salatka [She Writes Press, July 2021], we experience the travel and cross-cultural experience of pre-pandemic times and a level of inspiring reinvention typically reserved for the young, single and childless.

            Tina moves her husband and two daughters to Shanghai, hoping the new surroundings will bring her the zen-like inner peace she’s always heard about on infomercials. Instead, she becomes a totally exasperated fish out of water, doing wacky things like holding a shifty delivery man’s shoes hostage, turning a bidet hose on a group of local women, and contemplating the murder of her daughter’s new pet cricket.

            It takes the friendship of an elderly tai chi instructor, a hot Mandarin tutor, and several mahjong-tile-slinging expats to bring Tina closer to a culture she doesn’t initially appreciate, the dream job she never knew existed, and the self she has always sought.            

“The themes in the book are universal, everyone wants to belong and feel like they’re part of something larger than themselves,” Salatka says. “Tina captures the struggle many of us feel and then moves across the globe to find herself, only to realize the person she wants to be was inside her all along.”


Lindsey Salatka studied creative writing at the University of Arizona and has written for Shanghai Family Magazine, Urbanatomy: Shanghai, Shanghai, Shaking the Tree: Brazen. Short. Memoir., and more. Her upcoming book, Fish Heads and Duck Skin: A Novel, is inspired by her own time living in Shanghai. She is now active in the San Diego writers community, volunteering on the board of the San Diego Writers Festival and judging the KidsWrite writing contest. She is also an editor, ghost-writer, and the mother of three daughters.

Connect with Lindsey Salatka at LindseySalatka.com, at @mywhatlovelygillsyouhave on Instagram, @lindseysalatka on Twitter, and FishHeadsandDuckSkin on Facebook.

Fish Heads and Duck Skin is available for pre-order at Amazon, Bookshop.org, and wherever books are sold.


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The Storm Queen Blog Tour

We’re on tour with The Storm Queen by Rose Alexander and Grace Nicholas!

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About The Storm Queen

Murder and magic… a battle to reclaim the throne…

Being a water bearer for my community was easy: just my trusty mule, Lily, and me against the world. But when a bard arrived in town weaving tales about the True Queens of Nephalia, everything changed.

Those stories were supposed to be myths—tales told to children around a campfire. Yet, this man sung truths that had been buried long ago of the Dawnings that brought the queens to power and the magical patterns on their skin marking them as qualified for such a status.

Marks… described exactly like the one that appeared on my arm the very same day.

According to the legend, these women were hunted and killed by others—imposters—who claimed to have earned the throne.

The warning was loud and clear. But instead of living in fear, I intend to compose a story of my own: with the help of three amazing men, I must save myself and the other marked women from such a fate.

If we succeed, Nephalia will prosper.

If we fail, the rekindled magic of myth will remain as such: nothing more than a tale told around a dying campfire.

About Rose Alexander and Grace Nicholas

Grace Nicholas About Me

I live in Arkansas with my husband, 2 kids, and the family pug, Buddy. I’m a southern girl, born and raised, though I’ve lived all over the US. I love reading almost as much as I do writing. If I’m not taking care of the family, or working at my day job (ugh), or writing, then you’ll find me curled up on the couch, Buddy in my lap and Kindle in hand.




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Eve-O Blog Tour

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Eve-0 by Danielle Gomes


When a team of scientists discover the deadly consequences of a human gene they dub “the evolution gene,” they quickly realize that the human race is on the brink of extinction. As pandemic after pandemic ravages the world, symptomatic of the looming eradication of all humankind, this team heads to the Amazon for one last chance to save humanity.

Emergency Doctor, Gabrielle (Gabby) Gale, is enlisted by billionaire Lucien Sabara of AmCorps, a multi-national pharmaceutical company, to join Security Specialist, Lieutenant Christopher Silver and Lead Scientist Dr. Trent Martins on a quest to isolate a cure. The team battles unimaginable threats in a race to save what’s left of the modern world.

Will humanity find true salvation or lose its soul in its instinct for survival?

Where to find Danielle —> 

Twitter- https://twitter.com/DanielleNGomes





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Sins of Our Mothers Blog Tour

It is a pleasure to welcome author Nicole Souza here today to talk about her latest release, SINS OF OUR MOTHERS.

◊ Genre: Dystopian Novel
◊ Publisher: WiDo Publishing (August 25, 2020)
◊ Print & eBooks
◊ Paperback: 338 pages
◊ ISBN-10: 1947966391
◊ ISBN-13: 978-1947966390

     It has been fifteen hundred years since the solar flare devastation of the Global Catastrophe. Due to the radioactivity in the harvesting fields, society dismisses its defective children as nothing more than flawed products of the malfunctioned seeds in the field.

     But Lyratelle, a hyper-observant musical prodigy, believes these “defects” are intelligent, particularly her own sibling, the youngest child of her impervious mother. Abandoning her dream career, Lyratelle climbs the bureaucratic ladder to run the Defect Research Center, where she can safeguard the child.

     With an underground team of women who share her uncertainties, Lyratelle unearths the Old History truth that womankind’s survival actually hinges on the existence of these defects.

     When General Sarah Love, the city’s most powerful advocate against the defects, detects Lyratelle’s sympathy toward the creatures, she threatens the life of Lyratelle’s sibling.

     Now Lyratelle’s desperate attempt to save this child endangers everyone she loves—her team, her family, even the existence of the defects themselves.

SINS OF OUR MOTHERS is available at AMAZONBarnes & Noble * WiDo Publishing. Also, be sure to add it to your TBR List on Goodreads.

Meet the Author

As the third of eight siblings, Nicole has always been surrounded by people. Among her immediate family are spoken seven languages. Her favorite thing is hearing her nieces and nephews speak French, Tongan, or Mandarin. It’s no surprise she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Languages, as language is one of her greatest passions, topped only by music and Beat Saber.

Nicole minored in Women Studies and continues to take a particular interest in both women’s history and their individual stories. She’s grateful for her ancestors and other women who paved the way for her to pursue her dream of publishing stories and strives to create new avenues for the coming generations to pursue their dreams.

Though she’s lived-in various states in the U.S. and Brazil, Nicole considers Utah “home base” and continuously finds herself returning, even when previous moves were intended to be permanent. She attributes her love of Utah to the beauty of the Wasatch Mountains and the incredible people who make it feel like home, even when she’s been away for long periods of time. Recently, however, after visiting her sister’s family overseas, she’s been dreaming of a quiet beach house in Taiwan.

Connect with Nicole on her website nicolesouzabooks.com

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Lark and the Loon Blog Tour

I’m delighted to be participating
in author Rhiannon Gelston’s blog tour for her latest release, LARK AND THE LOON.

◊ Genre: Memoir with a Twist
◊ Publisher: WiDo Publishing (July 17, 2020)
◊ Print & eBooks
◊ Paperback: 284 pages
◊ ISBN-10: 1947966251
◊ ISBN-13: 978-1947966253

Lark and the Loon follows the adventures of a tentative boy named Lark, as he is catapulted out of all that he knows, into a courageous journey beyond his wildest imagination. 

Upon receiving a special gift from his Gramps, Lark embarks on a reflective journey of self-discovery as the innovative story weaves the true-life memoir of his mother (the author) in with a fantastical journey. With some special new-found friends, Lark travels back and forth from a symbolic tree to his mother’s true memories of life and death moments, and simple moments, found everywhere from wild Africa to their very own living room. Lark and his friends must ascend this tree and gain the important life lessons offered along the way if they ever hope to find their way out. Within this journey, Lark finds these lessons, and ultimately himself, in the space between imagination and truth in this wild tale.  

The story explores friendships, philosophies, and everyday challenges and joys, both from a child’s perspective and from a parent’s perspective. This memoir with a twist results in a coming-of-age story that ultimately leads to a new understanding of self, others, and the world that surrounds us.

is available at AMAZONBarnes & Noble * WiDo Publishing. Also, be sure to add it to your TBR List on Goodreads.

Meet the Author

loves to lose herself in all things creative. She enjoys writing, painting, live music, traveling, sports, being outdoors, exploring, playing, spirituality, and energy work. She has a BA in English and an MS in Occupational Therapy with a pediatric focus. Rhiannon just had her first novel published. It is a memoir with a twist called, LARK AND THE LOON, available wherever books are sold.

Rhiannon grew up on Spa Creek in downtown Annapolis. Home for Rhiannon will always be the sound of the halyards hitting the masts on a breezy day, a pile of crabs saturated in Old Bay, raft-ups with friends as kids cannonball off of the stern, and time with family and friends, in, on, and around the Chesapeake Bay.

She lives in Annapolis with her husband, their five lovely and lively children, and their black lab, McNasby.

Connect with Rhiannon on Facebook and Instagram.

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of LARK AND THE LOON. The second-place winner has to be a US
resident as the gift is a signed copy of LARK THE LOON. The third-place
prize is an eBook that two winners will receive. If the Rafflecopter widget
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Dead Sea Blog Tour

Book Tour! Dead Sea
by: Mia Kerick
Dead Sea (Story Ballads Book #2) 
by: Mia Kerick 
Genre: YA Coming of Age Gay Romance
Release Date: March 3
Summary:  Kyle is a swaggering bully; Lenny strives to be invisible.Kyle has been left alone in the world; Lenny is the world’s biggest loner.When Kyle saves Lenny from drowning, their lives will never be the same.After a brutal encounter with school bullies, Lenny swims out into the ocean, determined to let the current whisk him away. Next thing he knows the meanest kid in town is pulling him from the waves, promising to be his Dead Sea, and to never let him sink.
All Kyle wants is to get out of beach cleanup, is that too much to ask? So he goes for a swim, only to come upon the most epic “nobody” in the senior class drowning in a riptide. Lenny’s haunted gaze grips him, and Kyle makes the impulsive decision to save his life or die trying. And through this ordeal, Kyle and Lenny are transformed.
Kyle’s heroic act sets him on the straight and narrow, and he opens his heart to the young man he dragged from the ocean. Lenny changes too but is still unable to reveal the truth of his pain. While drowning in a sea of secrets, the reformed bully and wary victim fall in love. But staying afloat in the Dead Sea is not as simple as it seems.

Buy Link: Amazon: (Kindle Unlimited or $2.99) https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08VRY4W8V/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_FN95HPPDFFBZ9T1ZTWBV

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About the Author: Award-winning gay romance author, wife, and mother of four, Mia Kerick, knows that a satisfying romance novel is riddled with challenges. For true love to prevail, the leading men are going to have to put in some effort. But the HEA is oh, so rewarding. 
From Jane Eyre’s Mr. Rochester to Brokeback Mountain’s Ennis and Jack to Twilight’s Edward, Mia has a great affinity for the tortured hero in literature. Her contemporary gay romance focuses on such tropes as coming of age, hurt/comfort, and forbidden love. She firmly believes that sometimes you have to break his heart to save him. In Kerick’s books, the course of true love truly never does run smooth. 
Mia’s books have been featured in Kirkus Reviews magazine. They have won a 2019 IPPY GOLD award for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction, GOLD award for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction, a 2018 YA GOLD MOONBEAM Children’s Book Award, a YA Readers’ Favorite Award, several Gold Rainbow Awards in YA and adult categories, a Reader Views’ Book by Book Publicity Literary Award, the Jack Eadon Award for Best Book in Contemporary Drama, a YA Indie Fab Award, a First Place Royal Dragonfly Award for Cultural Diversity, a First Place Story Monsters Purple Dragonfly Award, and more. 
Mia cheers for each and every victory made in the name of human rights. Her only major regret: never having taken typing or computer class in school, destining her to a life consumed with two-fingered pecking and constant prayer to the Gods of Technology.

Author Links:

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6474518.Mia_Kerick

Website: https://miakerickya.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/mia.kerick

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MiaKerick

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/miakerick/

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7 Days in Hell Blog Tour

7 Days in Hell By Iseult Murphy April 2 – 5
Purchase link: https://www.amazon.com/Days-Hell-Halloween-Vacation-Seventh-ebook/dp/B089P3FGP8
Genre:  Horror
Print length: 286 pages
Suitable for young adults? No
Trigger warnings: a terrifying gory read
Amazon rating: 4*
About 7 Days in Hell

Nestled between counties Limerick and Cork in Southern Ireland, something evil lurks in the place of High Death.
When Vicky’s boss offers her a free vacation in a self-catering cottage over Halloween break, she jumps at the chance to spend quality time with her twin sister, Irene, and Irene’s miniature schnauzer, Ronnie.

The village of Basard may boast Ireland’s longest running Halloween celebration, and one of the country’s best preserved standing stone circles, but Vicky finds the place rather dead. What’s more, she can’t sleep for the nightly roars of a distant crowd.

Will the twins survive this Halloween vacation to wake the dead, when their 7 days in paradise turns into 7 Days in Hell?

Praise for 7 Days in Hell

Rating: 5 out of 5.
“Wow! This is a very scary story. I could feel the tension and fright of the main characters. What a horrible little village.” Amazon Reader

Rating: 5 out of 5.
“A truly gripping read… I found myself living each moment through with the protagonists, and look forward to further instalments of this unfolding plot, with its deceptively super smooth villain. Compulsive reading.” Amazon Reader

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I thought the characters were delightful, Irene and Vicky that is. The gore of the book was well placed for horror.” Amazon Reader

About Iseult Murphy

Iseult Murphy started writing at a young age, entertaining her family with magazines that she wrote and illustrated as a child. In her teens, she won several local and national short story competitions, including three time overall winner of the RDS Young Science Writers competition, and had work placed in international writing competitions such as the BBC Wildlife Poetry competition.

Iseult is drawn to horror, fantasy and science fiction, as she feels that the most difficult aspects of life can be best explored through the lens of speculative fiction.

She currently resides on the east coast of Ireland with five dogs, two cats, a parrot and a couple of humans. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys reading, art and spending time with her animals.

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