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FINDING YOU (Finding You Series Book 1) by Amanda Mackey, Author is available on Amazon!
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Life is hard. 

Marriage can be harder. 

Especially for Dakota Livingston whose husband turned into a monster… 

After surviving a beating that puts her in hospital she is determined to get her life together and move forward. 

While on a month’s holiday to celebrate a new chapter in her life, the last thing Dakota expects is to fall in love with handsome movie actor, Kyle Rutherford… 

After a whirlwind romance, Dakota’s trip is cut short after discovering her ex-husband has injured her beloved father. Not wanting to leave her blissful new relationship with Kyle, she has no choice but to return home without him while he finishes filming a movie. 

A broken heart is the least of Dakota’s troubles, as fate steps in to change her life forever… 

Testing not only her will but her sanity

LOSING YOU (Finding You…
Today's author blog challenge is My Publishing Journey #LifeBooksWriting
Where do I begin? My journey has been a slow, steady crawl for the last 18 years!  In my early twenties, I had the sudden, overwhelming urge to write the story in my head that wouldn't leave me alone. It was such a strong sense of  'do it' that I began with pen and paper so that I at least could outline the story and get it out of my head.  What I didn't expect was for the story to grow and morph into a full sized novel!  Without a computer, I drove an hour away to purchase a Word Processor so I could type out my story and keep it stored on a floppy disc.  The process awoke something inside of me that had been lying dormant since early childhood. I'd always been a book addict and I think the desire to write became an extension of that.  With a finished story written, I was able to print it out on a family member's computer so that I could begin the tedious task of mailing it out to tr…
Series: Search & Seek #1
Release Date: July 26, 2016
Publisher: Limitless Publishing Tagline: Some lies are meant to be uncovered... ~ SYNOPSIS ~  Jagger Reed has a secret that could destroy lives…

And one life that could be destroyed is his disabled brother’s. Jagger is in jail for a crime he didn't commit, and believes it’s a small price to pay to protect his family.

Rosalind McAllister is the newest creative writing teacher at Arizona State Prison…

Rose is determined to prove herself to her criminal students and not let them break her—like they did the last teacher. But when she meets Jagger Reed, she immediately knows the line between student and teacher could be easily blurred. Tall, intimidating, and way too handsome to be incarcerated, she vows to keep him at a distance. A creative writing assignment turns into the discovery of Jagger’s innocence…

When Rose reads Jagger’s creative writing piece, she’s both astounded and impressed. His writt…
REBELLION PROJECT by Sara Schoen*~BLURB~*Lauren Scott has always been tormented by her peers for being a good girl…She is viewed as the golden child by her parents—following their rules and allowing them to make all of her life decisions. But after a lifetime of walking the straight and narrow, Lauren feels as though her life is passing her by.When she catches her father having an affair, she throws the rulebook out the window…Lauren realizes that even if she does everything perfectly, life can—and will—surprise you. When life throws her a major curveball, she sets out to live for herself, making the rules up as she goes and smashing through everyone else’s expectations, but she doesn't know how to live without a guideline. So, Lauren is forced to ask her biggest tormentor for help—Kayden Daniels.Kayden is nothing but trouble—which is why Lauren needs him so badly…Kayden turns Lauren’s whole world upside down with a mischievous smirk and a proposition. But if Lauren wants his help…
The story is set in Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, the most southern state in Australia. A most beautiful place. I went there a few years back and imagined how it would be to live in this city, how to adapt as a "non-local", and bit by bit I wrote the story of two sisters moving there. Obviously, I added a little romance into the story as well – so I added Mark and Zach. This is the second edition of NEW BEGINNINGS. The story is now a bit sexier and has also received another edit.
Literary Chanteuse's review: "This author has a way of endearing her characters and it is easy to fall in love with them. An intriguing story with emotion, love and hope." Sharon's review:"This was a very enjoyable read and it left me wanting just a little bit more. I highly recommend it."
"Other people have to fight battles in their life as well."
~~  New Beginnings ~~ (2nd Edition) by Iris Blobel

My new gritty contemporary romance, Defending Jagger is now up for Pre-Order! Hot new writing teacher and prison inmate fall for each other!  
#LifeBooksWriting - Author blog challenge  Hello everyone! Welcome to another week and another blog challenge. This week is Things I collect. Apart from books, I also collect stamps and coins.  I've been collecting stamps since I was a child. My mother is a collector too and got me started by giving me my first bundle. I have 4 albums of stamps from all over the world. 
Many I have been given and others I have had to purchase. I still collect some from letters I receive with stamps, although not so much now in this digital age.
I also collect coins, which began after my trip from Australia to the US when I was 18. From there I have collected more and more. The oldest coin I have is from the 1920's. The image below is just some of my collection. 
Finally my books. Well what can I say?The photo is also just a small collectiion of my books! I have so many I don't know what to do with. Not to mention my kindle and kobo! 
Have you ever finished a book that was so good you had to take a walk? Or maybe you called a friend and told them all about the book because you needed to talk about it? Well prepare your life if you decide to read the book Pain by Amanda Mackey because you’re gonna need to take a moment. I was unable to adult after reading it. Read review here:
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My Dream Writing Space #LifeBooksWriting Today's challenge #LifeBooksWriting is My Dream Writing Space. At present my dream writing space would be a room with a desk! I currently writing on the spare bed on my laptop while lying semi-horizontal, propped up on pillows! Yep, quite a few of my novels have been constructed this way.'s not the ideal writing conditions so, my dream writing space would be...... A room with a view appeals to me. The space doesn't have to be huge, just efficient. Shelves on both walls for all my books and dictionaries. A comfortable chair and adequate desk space. A room that is totally dedicated to my writing. A sanctuary!