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Review: Blue Blood for Life

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 26, 2011

Book blurb: After a month off, Kristin comes back to work happier then she's been in a long time. Her new status in life has her solving crimes faster and better than she ever could before.

When Alex goes missing, Kristin finds she finally has to reveal the secrets of her life to her friends. Will they be able to stand beside her after they learn all that she has hidden from them?

Julian and Gabe stand beside her faithfully as they try to locate Alex. They are surprised to find Trent in Fawn Hollow, but know that Trent may be the only one to do what Alex has asked them to do.... (more)

Tags: book review, blue blood for life, stacy eaton, paranormal suspense, my blood runs blue

Author interview: David M. Brown

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 24, 2011

Each week I'll be sharing an Author Interview so it's an excellent opportunity to discover authors and find out about great books. Thank you to David for being the 'guinea pig' for the new author interview form!

First of all, a little about David M. Brown...

Where were you born?

Barnsley, South Yorkshire, UK

What did you want to be when you grew up?

I was never sure!

Other than author, what jobs have you had?

Cleaner and various administrative posts throughout Yorkshire.

About David's most recent book...

Fezariu's Epiphany - David... (more)

Tags: author interview, author, fezariu's epiphany, david m. brown, elenchera

The real cost of the 99 cent ebook?

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 24, 2011

I have nothing against 99 cent ebooks. I’ve bought them, I’ve read them and I appreciate that now it is easier than ever for authors to put their work out there and so pricing is at an all time low. Whether books are priced $0.99, $2.99 or $4.99, it’s hardly a financial risk to try something different and when you can get 100 titles on your Kindle or Nook for a couple of hundred dollars instead of a thousand dollars, that has to be something to smile about.

However, I saw something this week that really made me wonder if the true cost of 99 cent ebooks is not in the sales they – allegedly... (more)

Tags: ebooks, authors, amazon, 99 cent ebooks

Hey! Neighbour! Leave those cats alone!

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 24, 2011

I've seen a few articles recently about people feeding wandering cats, assuming they were strays or just to be friendly to them. Unfortunately, this kind behaviour can have some very negative consequences and end up being quite distressing for both the cats and their full time owners. Here's why...

Fat cats!

The most obvious is clearly weight. According to the Hills Treat Translator, feeding a cat a cup of milk (and more on why you shouldn't do that later!) is the equivalent of feeding a human four and a half hamburgers. Four and a half!!! This is a great illustration of... (more)

Tags: cat food, cats, cat, feeding cats, cat allergies, cat lactose intolerant

10 ebook stores that aren’t Amazon!

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 23, 2011

1) Smashwords - if you're not already using Smashwords, you should definitely check it out. The site recently published its three billionth word and boasts over 70,000 books across over 28,000 authors. With a range of free books and stories available, plus paid books retailing from $0.99 up, it's almost impossible not to find something good to read.

2) Xinxii describes itself as "Europe's Leading Online-Marketplace for eBooks from Indie Authors". Whilst it doesn't offer the extensive library of Smashwords, it does boast over 13,000 uploads.

3) All Romance eBooks - if you love... (more)

Tags: ebooks, amazon, xinxii, smashwords, goodreads, bookstore, omnilit, allromancebooks, bookiejar, diesel, writersout

Review: The Pineville Heist - Lee Chambers

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 23, 2011

Book blurb: Seventeen year old Aaron stumbles into the aftermath of a five million dollar bank heist gone wrong. Hiding under a canoe, Aaron partially catches the murder of one of the robbers. In the chaos he sneaks away with the money and heads straight for the closest place of safety, his high school. Terrified, Aaron tells his shocking tale to Amanda Becker, his drama teacher, but it doesn’t take long for one of the psychotic robbers to show up. In the locked down school the pair are relentlessly pursued in a quest to get the money back and wipe out the evidence.

Review: Aaron Stevens... (more)

Tags: humor, comedy, book review, pineville heist, lee chambers

Review: The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich

By Donna Brown, published on Sep 22, 2011

Book blurb: Since its publication five decades ago, William L. Shirer’s monumental study of Hitler’s empire has been widely acclaimed as the definitive record of the twentieth century’s blackest hours. A worldwide bestseller with millions of copies in print, The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich offers an unparalleled and thrillingly told examination of how Adolf Hitler nearly succeeded in conquering the world.

Here, in a thoughtful new introduction for the fiftieth anniversary of its National Book Award win, Ron Rosenbaum, author of the much-admired Explaining Hitler, takes a fresh and... (more)

Tags: hitler, world war ii, third reich, military history, european history 20th century history

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