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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 20

Posted by admin on November 27, 2009

Welcome to Day Fifteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at The New Australian! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Book Reviews by Buukluvr81! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Kay’s Bookshelf! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at Libby’s Library News! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at the Jen’s Bookshelf! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at Associated Content! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Jen’s Book Talk and The Examiner! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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Heroes-Final-Cover

World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Blogging Authors! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at The Examiner! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at Marta’s Meanderings and Crazy for Books and You GOTTA Read This! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at Book Nerd Extraordinaire! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at Pump Up Your Book! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at A Mom After God’s Own Heart! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Starting Fresh! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at The Book Connection! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at Cym Lowell! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Sharon’s Garden of Book Reviews and Northern Mama! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at AllVoices! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off at Reading for Sanity! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at The Plot! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at the Marta’s Meanderings! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report and Just Me! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at The Life of an Inanimate Flying Object and Jen’s Book Talk! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off atBooks Love Me! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Take Me Away! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 19

Posted by admin on November 26, 2009

Welcome to Day Fifteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at The New Australian! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Book Tours and More! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Kay’s Bookshelf! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at Libby’s Library News! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at the Pudgy Penguin Perusals! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at 4 the Love of Books! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Marta’s Meanderings! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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Heroes-Final-Cover

World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Review From Here! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at Paranormal Book Lovers! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at Review From Here! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at Booksie’s Blog! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at Book Nerd Extraordinaire! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at Café of Dreams! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Starting Fresh! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at The Book Connection! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at The Story Behind the Book! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Jen’s Book Talk! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at AllVoices! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off at Reading for Sanity! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at The Plot! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at the As the Pages Turn! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report and Marta’s Meanderings! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at Peeking Between the Pages! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off atBooks Love Me! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Take Me Away! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at Mama Neena and One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 18

Posted by admin on November 25, 2009

Welcome to Day Fifteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at The New Australian! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Book Tours and More! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Kay’s Bookshelf! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at Libby’s Library News! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at the Pudgy Penguin Perusals! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at 4 the Love of Books! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Just Me! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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Heroes-Final-Cover

World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Review From Here! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at Paranormal Book Lovers! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at Just Me! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at Booksie’s Blog! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at Book Nerd Extraordinaire! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at Café of Dreams! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Starting Fresh! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at The Book Connection! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at The Story Behind the Book! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Jen’s Book Talk! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at AllVoices! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off at Reading for Sanity! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at the As the Pages Turn! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report and The Examiner! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at Peeking Between the Pages! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off atBooks Love Me! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at My Reading Room! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Take Me Away! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at Mama Neena and One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 17

Posted by admin on November 24, 2009

Welcome to Day Fifteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Book Tours and More! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Confessions of a Book Habitue! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at Associated Content! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at the Must Read Faster! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at Libby’s Library News and Home Sweet Home! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Talking Virtual Tours! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Reading to Know! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at Books! Movies! Reviews! Oh, my! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at My Reading Room! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at Confessions of a Real Librarian! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at Broowaha! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at Pick of the Literate! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at Broowaha! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Starting Fresh! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at Wendy’s Minding Spot! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at Working Writers! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Just Another Day of Catholic Pondering! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at AllVoices! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off atSimply Stacie! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at the Introducing Writers! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report and The Examiner! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off atConsidering All Things Literary! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at Just Me! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Take Me Away! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at Queen of Happy Endings and One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 16

Posted by admin on November 23, 2009

Welcome to Day Fifteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Review From Here and Passages of the Past! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Review From Here and As the Pages Turn! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at The Book Connection! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at American Chronicle! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at the Merry Weather! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at The Writer’s Life! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Beth’s Book Review Blog and Beyond the Books! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Divine Caroline! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at In My Youth! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at My Reading Room! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at Worducopia! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at Marta’s Meanderings! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at Book Tours and More! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Starting Fresh! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at Working Writers! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at The Fantasy Pages! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Book Reviews by Buukluvr81! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at no stop today Broowaha! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off atSimply Stacie! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at the Introducing Writers! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at Spunk on a Stick! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at Psychotic State! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off atConsidering All Things Literary! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at Just Me! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Take Me Away! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at Sweeps4Bloggers! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 8

Posted by admin on November 11, 2009

Welcome to Day Eight of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at The Book Connection! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Dan’s Journal! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at Readaholic! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at The Story Behind the Book! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at Cheryl’s Book Nook! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at Home Sweet Home! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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Heroes-Final-Cover

World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Market My Novel! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at Publishing Secrets of Authors! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at Divine Caroline! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at Top 5 Favorite! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at (no stop today) ! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at The Writer’s Life! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at Cafe of Dreams! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Just Me! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at The Examiner! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at Divine Caroline! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at The Children and Teen’s Book Connection! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at 4 the Love of Books! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off at Pick of the Literate! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at In My Youth! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at Beth’s Book Review Blog and Out There! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at One Person’s Journey Through a World of Books! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off at As the Pages Turn! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at Drey’s Library! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 6

Posted by admin on November 9, 2009

Welcome to Day Six of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s November Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Gringos in Paradise

Gringos in Paradise

Malana Ashlie, author of the travel autobiography, Gringos in Paradise: Our Honduras Odyssey, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Gringos in Paradise by Malana Ashlie is a delightfully amusing and lighthearted autobiography chronicling her move from Hawai’i to the Caribbean Coast of Honduras. When she and her husband decide to relocate to a more secluded paradise the fun begins. She shares the trials and triumphs of building a new life in Central America, in what can best be described as a spiritual journey of faith. You can visit her website at www.wisdompathway.com.

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A Precious Jewel

A Preciious Jewel

Mary Balogh, author of the Regency romance novel, A Precious Jewel, will be stopping off at Cheryl’s Book Nook! She was unlike any woman he’d ever met in the ton or the demimonde. But Sir Gerald Stapleton frequented Mrs. Blyth’s euphemistically dubbed “finishing school” for pure, uncomplicated pleasure—and nothing else. So why was this confirmed bachelor so thoroughly captivated by one woman in particular? Why did he find himself wondering how such a rare jewel of grace, beauty, and refinement as Priss had ended up a courtesan? And when she needed protection, why did Gerald, who’d sworn he’d never get entangled in affairs of the heart, hasten to set her up as his own pampered mistress to ensure her safety—and have her all to himself? You can visit her website at www.marybalogh.com.

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Dust

Dust

Susan Berliner, author of the supernatural thriller, Dust , will be stopping off at Booksie’s Blog and Marta’s Meanderings! While unloading groceries in her Rock Haven condo, Karen McKay notices a strange swirl of red, green, and blue dust. The swirl follows her inside, lifts a porcelain ballerina from her wall unit, twirls it in the air, and throws it to the floor, shattering it into pieces.The following evening, Karen hears her neighbor’s dog barking loudly. Upon investigation, she finds her neighbor, Marion, at the bottom of the stairs—dead. At the top of the stairs, a colorful whirlpool of dust circles ominously.Now the feisty librarian must consider the unthinkable: Could the dust be responsible for her neighbor’s death and, if so, would it kill again? You can visit her website at www.susanberliner.com.

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Moonbeam Dreams

Moonbeam Dreams

Gina Browning, author of the children’s book, Moonbeam Dreams , will be stopping off at The Hot Author Report! Moonbeam Dreams is an intricately rhyming bed-time story written and illustrated by Gina C. Browning. It takes the reader and listeners on a magical, Dr. Seuss-like romp to the Land of Beddie-byes, where they meet all sorts of wonderful and interesting creatures. There are butterflies with gems dripping from their wings, dragons riding in red wagons, Lycra-wearing newts skating on moonbeams, unicorns, a frog climbing a kite-string, extra large snails and cats with fish-tails, and many, many more fun creatures to meet. It’s a positive, up-lifting and fun story that encourages children that almost anything is possible if you can dream it and believe in it strongly enough. It also encourages children to not be afraid of the dark, and that they have the ability to take control of their dreams. It also encourages children to welcome the weird and wonderful things that they might see in their dreams. You can visit her online at http://www.eloquentbooks.com/MoonbeamDreams.html.

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Hot and Irresistible

Hot and Irresistible

Dianne Castell, author of the romance novel, Hot and Irresistible, will be stopping off at The Book Connection! Bebe Fitzpatrick’s hard upbringing taught her how to take care of herself, how to tell true friends from false, and how to be a good cop. She can also sweet-talk a man like she means it…until she stumbles into the arms of a damn sexy Yankee who’s gunning for Savannah ’s favorite shady entrepreneur…You can visit Dianne on the web at www.diannecastell.com.

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Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Too Many Visitors for One Little House

Susan Chodakiewitz, author of the children’s picture book, Too Many Visitors for One Little House, will be stopping off at Bookin’ With Bingo! The crabby neighbors of El Camino can’t bear all the music, fun and laughter at the house of the new family on the block as aunts, uncles, cousins and grannies arrive for a big noisy reunion. Too Many Visitors for One Little House is a joyful story about the importance of being included. You can visit her website at www.booksicals.com.

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Colonel Trash Truck

Colonel Trash Truck

Kathleen Crawley, author of the children’s picture book, Colonel Trash Truck, will be stopping off at The Story Behind the Book and Across the Pond! Kids love trucks and are most familiar with the truck that visits their house every week – the garbage truck. So, there is no better way to teach them to respect the environment than to introduce them to Colonel Trash Truck - a likable, fun-loving hero who is extremely focused about his mission to win the garbage war. He sees the world and nature as a beautiful gift that we all need to appreciate and protect. Colonel Trash Truck believes cleaning up trash and recycling is something we all must do and he wants nothing more than to have kids join him in his quest. Now’s the time to become a member of his Clean and Green Team! KARUNCH! You can visit her website at www.coloneltrashtruck.com.

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Shakespeare Ashes

Shakespeare Ashes

Chris DeBrie, author of the fiction novel, Shakespeare Ashes, will be stopping off at The Writer’s Life! Donna wonders how she can forgive and forget. Charlene doesn’t quite know what she wants. Robbie is usually thinking about which honey he plans to bag. And Erven just does his best to obliterate the world. Their lives and histories interconnecting, these characters navigate that uncertain time between classrooms and the wide-open world. You can visit his website at http://www.washyourhandsproductions.com/.

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Heroes-Final-Cover

World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware

James Diehl, author of the historical nonfiction book, World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware, will be stopping off at Pump Up Your Book! World War II Heroes of Southern Delaware is a book unlike any other ever written. In its pages are profiles of 50 ordinary Americans who did extraordinary things during a time unlike any other in American history.These are men and women who today call southern Delaware home. In the 1940s, these brave Americans put their lives on hold to fight for freedom and democracy against the horrific threat imposed on the world by Emperor Hirohito of Japan and German Fuhrer Adolph Hitler. You can visit his website at www.ww2-heroes.com.

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The Peruke Maker

The Peruke Maker

Ruby Dominguez, author of the horror romance, The Peruke Maker: The Salem Witch Hunt Curse (Outskirts Press), will be stopping off at Peeking Between the Pages! THE PERUKE MAKER – The Salem Witch Hunt Curse is a compelling and suspenseful story that focuses on the infamous Salem Witch Hunt Curse, an ancient and evil practice which is unearthed from necromancy and violates the course of natural events in a modern day world. Inspired by true events, The Peruke Maker is a well researched screenplay about the spiritual and emotional journeys of Bridget Cane, a stunning 17th century red haired beauty, and Sarah, a thoroughly 21st century woman. Their paths become inextricably bound across time and space as Thomas Cane’s vengeful curse continues to threaten the virtuous during this relentless quest for an avenger of innocent blood. You can visit Ruby on the web at www.salemcurse.wordpress.com.

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Run at Destruction

Run at Destruction

Lynda Drews, author of the true crime book, Run at Destruction: A True Fatal Love Triangle, will be stopping off at Beth’s Book Review Blog! Deeply immersed in the close-knit culture of long-distance running, Pam and Bob Bulik were avid competitors. To all appearances, they were also a happily married couple, devoted to each other and their two young children. Then, Bob made a fateful decision. He began an extramarital affair that led to his wife’s tragic death and to one of the most sensationalized and heavily attended trials in Green Bay’s history. You can visit her website at www.lyndadrews.

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Purged by Darkness

Purged by Darkness

Michael Estepa, author of the young adult crime fiction book, Purged by Darkness, will be stopping off at The Impression I Get! Purged by Darkness revolves around six friends in Melbourne, Australia, and their journey inside the organised crime syndicate known as the Triads. In the gang lifestyle, honor and absolute loyalty is demanded of all members, while fear, death and betrayal often follow. The group’s friendship endures as the six try to define their lives interwoven with their life of crime. In their world, no one ever wins and everyone involved finds it too difficult to ever get out. To them, the city represents violence and the countryside, peace. In this strange existence, love and loyalty among the friends flourish because they can only depend on each other. But friendship is pushed beyond all normal limits, as danger waits at every turn. You can visit his website at www.MichaelEstepa.com.

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Your Family Constitution

Your Family Constitution

Scott Gale, author of the family values education book, Your Family Constitution : A Modern Approach to Family Values and Household Structure , will be stopping off at A Peek at My Bookshelf! Just in time… a formerly stressed-out dad’s perspective provides a common-sense playbook to reach family harmony. As today’s parents cope with scores of competing obligations and responsibilities, raising kids with good core values is an extreme challenge. Combine this perpetual struggle with the effects of technological distractions, societal lack of discipline, and failures to communicate, and it is not hard to understand why so many parents throw up their hands in defeat and accept mere survival. You can visit Scott on the web at www.yourfamilyconstitution.com.

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The Cutting 2

The Cutting

James Hayman, author of the thriller, The Cutting, will be stopping off at American Chronicle! Someone is Stealing the Hearts of Beautiful Young Women. NYPD homicide detective Mike McCabe left New York for Maine to escape his own dark past and to find a refuge from the violence of the big city for himself and his teenaged daughter, but on the fog-shrouded, cobblestone streets of Portland he finds far more than he bargained for. You can visit James on the web at www.jameshaymanthrillers.com.

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One Holy Night

One Holy Night

Joan Hochstetler, author of the contemporary women’s fiction book, One Holy Night, will be stopping off at 4 the Love of Books! An unforgettable story of forgiveness and reconciliation, One Holy Night retells the Christmas story in a strikingly original way—through the discovery of a baby abandoned in the manger of a church’s nativity scene. Destined to become a classic for all seasons, One Holy Night deals compassionately with the gritty issues of life—war and violence, devastating illness, intergenerational conflict, addictions, and broken relationships. This moving, inspirational story will warm readers’ hearts with hope and joy long after they finish reading. You can visit her website at www.jmhochstetler.com.

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Hoodoo Sea

Hoodoo Sea

Rolf Hitzer, author of the supernatural science fiction, Hoodoo Sea, will be stopping off at Allvoices! The government of the United States of America is on the verge of startling the world. Billions of dollars had been invested in its space program. And now, the moment of truth has arrived… Scott Reed is the man for the historic mission. He is the Wing Commander chosen by the elite brass at NASA. The assignment to test flight the first speed of light craft, held top secret, was about to shock the world. The risk? Utter and complete failure. The reward? Being a part of the greatest human accomplishment ever known to mankind. You can visit Rolf on the web at www.hoodoosea.com.

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Tales for Delicious Girls

Tales for Delicious Girls

Barbora Knobova, author of the relationship nonfiction book, Tales for Delicious Girls, will be stopping off at Book Junkie! What’s in a word? Anything you want there to be! D for daring, E for enchanting, L for loving, I for inspiring, C for captivating, I for intriguing, O for outgoing, U for unique, S for sophisticated: DELICIOUS. Twenty-five exhilarating real-life stories about delicious women, eccentric men and stubborn dogs.This book is meant to entertain you. It will make you laugh until there are tears in your eyes. It will become your faithful companion, and will help you find yourself. It was written for you because you’re delicious – the most delicious girl in the world. You can visit her website at www.barboraknobova.com.

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Evolution of a Sad Woman

Evolution of a Sad Woman

Gale Laure, author of the mystery suspense novel, Evolution of a Sad Woman, will be stopping off at As the Pages Turn! Five very different men – all strangers – are drawn together to solve a murder by an uncommon thread – the love of the same beautiful woman, Kizzy. When she is murdered, they pull their past into their present, their present explodes, and their future is filled with surprise and changed forever! You can visit her website at www.galelaure.com.

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For the Love of St. Nick

For the Love of St. Nick

Garasamo Maccagnone, author of the expanded and newly illustrated version of his fiction book, For the Love of St. Nick, will be stopping off at Review From Here and The Writer’s Life! Two California boys, coping with the loss of their mother, find themselves uprooted when their father, a Navy Commander, is transferred to a base in Northern Michigan. With the youngest boy continuously sick, the family must survive military life and the northern elements as they dwell in their little hunter’s cabin on Lake Huron. When the boys’ father must leave prior to Christmas to fulfill his secret mission for the United States Military, the boys are surprised by a chance encounter that saves a life, and reunites a family. You can visit his website at www.garasamomaccagnone.com.

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Words @ Work

Words at Work

Lynda McDaniel, author of the business writing guide, Words at Work, will be stopping off at As the Pages Turn! In her latest book, Lynda McDaniel shares tools and techniques she developed over her long career as a writer and business writing coach. Words at Work helps fill in the gap between what’s taught in school and what’s needed on the job. Many topics covered in Words at Work are very different from those in most business writing books. You can visit her website at www.lyndmcdaniel.com.

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72 Virgins

72 Virgins

Avi Perry, author of the terrorism suspense thriller, 72 Virgins (Gradient Publishing), will be stopping off at Allvoices! 72 Virgins is a novel about Jihad terrorism and the security agencies’ struggle to thwart its stratagem and trounce the perpetrators. Abu Musa is an Islamic Terrorist with an agenda, a ticking bomb inside the US. Arik Golan is an Israeli who tries to bring him down and pull the plug on his terror organization. Stanley Cramer is an FBI agent on a hunting mission, seeking to place both Abu Musa and Arik within his crosshair. The FBI, the Israeli Mossad, the US-based Iranian clandestine terror network, and the Islamic Jihad fraternity are engaged in a timeless conflict, playing out to a crescendo that comes to a head before the dramatic conclusion.

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Charlie and Mama Kyna

Charlie and Mama Kyna

Diana Rumjahn, author of the children’s picture book, Charlie and Mama Kyna (Booksurge), will be stopping off at A Book Blogger’s Diary! After Charlie the frog accidentally breaks his mother’s vase, he runs away from home. Charlie and his new best friends Leo and Joe, live in a little orange tent outside Mrs. Cupcake’s bakery. A homesick Charlie, Leo and Joe, journey far away to find Charlie’s mother. A delightful children’s picture book children of all ages will enjoy! You can visit Diana on the web at www.dianarumjahn.com.

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The Evolution Conspiracy

The Evolution Conspiracy

Lisa A. Shiel, author of the nonfiction book, The Evolution Conspiracy, will be stopping off at Pump Up Your Book! Evolution. One word, deceptive in its simplicity, has transformed the way we look at ourselves and everything around us. Once thought of as unique, man has become one of the animals with no special claim on the planet. As children, few of us question what we learn in biology class about the origins of life and the position man holds in the hierarchy. Science textbooks present evolution as fact–indisputable, inevitable, and incomprehensible to everyone outside the exalted few with PhDs in the appropriate fields.

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The Magic Warble

The Magic Warble

Victoria Simcox, author of the children’s fantasy chapter book, The Magic Warble, will be stopping off at The Writer’s Life! Twelve-year-old Kristina Kingsly feels like the most unpopular girl in her school. The kids all tease her, and she never seems to fit in. But when Kristina receives an unusual Christmas gift, she suddenly finds herself magically transported to the land of Bernovem, home of dwarfs, gnomes, fairies, talking animals, and the evil Queen Sentiz. You can visit her website at www.themagicwarble.com.

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100 Sporting Events

100 Sporting Events

Robert Tuchman, author of the sports travel guide, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live , will be stopping off at Review From Here! What do running with bulls in Pamplona, watching contestants scarf down record numbers of Nathan’s hot dogs and witnessing the crowning of the newest Vincent Lombardi trophy recipient at the Super Bowl all have in common? According to Robert Tuchman, they all deserve to be in his new book, The 100 Sporting Events You Must See Live: An Insider’s Guide to Creating the Sports Experience of a Lifetime, published by BenBella Books this month. You can visit his website at www.100sportingevents.com.

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Sins of the Flesh

Sins of the Flesh

Caridad Pineiro, author of the sensual suspense novel, Sins of the Flesh, will be stopping off at The Fantasy Pages! Caterina Shaw’s days are numbered. Her only chance for survival is a highly experimental gene treatment – a risk she willingly takes. But now Caterina barely recognizes herself. She has new, terrifying powers, an exotic, arresting body — and she’s been accused of a savage murder, sending her on the run. You can visit her website at www.caridad.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note from an Old Acquaintance, will be stopping off at (no stop today)! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit his website at www.billwalkerdesigns.com/.

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Tirissa

Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor

Willow, author of the children’s fantasy novel, Tirissa and the Necklace of Nulidor, will be stopping off at Charlene Leatherman! One day twelve-year-old Tirissa discovers that everyone in her village is under a spell. Everyone but her! Then she sees a mysterious stranger change into a huge bird, a bird with a beak like a sword. Did he cast the spell? Desperate to find someone who can break it, she flees, leaving her village behind. An old herbwoman tells her to seek help from a wizard who lives far away, and her journey takes her across the Three Kingdoms. Along the way she’s joined by a kindly troll and a short, fat palace guard. They are pursued by the twin princes of Kellayne, the best hunters in the Blue River Kingdom, as well as by the huge, dangerous bird. Meanwhile, an evil wizard watches Tirissa and her friends in his magic mirror and plans a second spell that will kill everyone in the Three Kingdoms. You can visit her website at www.tirissa.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 14

Posted by admin on September 18, 2009

Welcome to Day Fourteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Laced with Magic

Laced with Magic

Barbara Bretton, author of the paranormal romance novel, Laced With Magic (Berkley Trade) will be visiting Books and Needlepoint! Knit shop owner and sorcerer’s daughter Chloe Hobbs felt the Fates finally got it right when she met Luke MacKenzie. And no one could have convinced her otherwise—including the trolls, selkies, or spirits who also call Sugar Maple, Vermont, home. But then out of nowhere Luke’s ex-wife suddenly shows up, claiming to see the spirit of their daughter, Steffie—a daughter Chloe knows nothing about. You can visit Barbara on the web at http://www.barbarabretton.com/.

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Football is for Lovers

Football is for Lovers

Robert Brooker & Kathleen O’ Dougherty, authors of the humorous nonfiction, Football is For Lovers (Mill City Press) will be visiting the Examiner! With anecdotes, illustrations, and a lot of laughs, Football is for Lovers not only makes it easy to understand the game, but also shows you how to put an end to the TV clicker wars, improve your relationship, and spice up your love life. You can visit their website at www.footballforlovers.com.

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Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey

Gwen Cooper, author of the memoir, Homer’s Odyssey (Delacorte Press), will be visiting Pets and Authors and Blogcritics! Homer’s Odyssey is the once-in-a-lifetime story of an extraordinary cat and his human companion. It celebrates the refusal to accept limits—on love, ability, or hope against overwhelming odds. By turns jubilant and moving, it’s a memoir for anybody who’s ever fallen completely and helplessly in love with a pet. You can visit her website at http://gwencooper.com/.

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Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Marcus Dino, author of the young adult fantasy novel, Diary of a Mad Gen Y er, will be visiting Libby’s Library News! Perhaps more of a prequel than a sequel to Marcus Dino’s electrifying Hollywood novel, Fifi Anything Goes in the Doubles Os (Iuniverse 2003, Airleaf 2005) Diary of a Mad Gen Yer focuses on the hilarious adventures of 21st century actress/heroine Fifi Larouche; her silly poems, her silly stories, her silly blogs, during her days working as a waitress while pursuing her dreams of Hollywood fame. You can visit him on the web at www.authorsden.com/marcusdino.com.

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The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

Eddie Godshalk, author of the non-fiction real estate investment book, The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market (AVIVA Publishing), will be visiting No Stop Today! “I am a leading authority on current, local real estate info. And author of “The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market”. My competition is Case-Shiller which you can buy for a min of $250 for a few counties at Economy.com. And only covers macro markets, which has HUGE errors at the micro-market and block level. Consumers, investors, and bankers, all can benefit with current local information and forecasts, and thus, make more profits.” Visit Eddie’s website at http://www.HomeValuePredictor.com/.

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The Target

The Target

J.R. Hauptman, author of the murder mystery, The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation (Caddis Publishing),will be visiting No Stop Today! The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation is set in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West, and tells the tale of the tumultuous first years of airline deregulation and the effects it had on that industry and the people who worked there. There are many people today who believe it was, in large part, the rush to overall deregulation back then, that led directly to the economic chaos that threatens to overwhelm our entire economy today. You can visit his website at http://www.caddispublishing.com/.

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Night of Flames

Night of Flames

Douglas W. Jacobson, author of the historical fiction novel, Night of Flames (McBooks Press), will be visiting The Book Connection! In 1939 the Germans invade Poland, setting off a rising storm of violence and destruction. For Anna and Jan Kopernik the loss is unimaginable. She is an assistant professor at a university in Krakow; he, an officer in the Polish cavalry. Separated by war, they must find their own way in a world where everything they ever knew is gone. You can visit Douglas’ blog at www.douglaswjacobson.blogspot.com.

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Return to Your First Love

Return to Your First Love

Teresa R. Jones, author of the religious self-help book, Return to Your First Love (Waverly Media Group), will be visiting The Story Behind the Book! Return to Your First Love is not the typical self-help/relationships book filled with anecdotes and quotes from experts. Readers are invited to sit in the front row to experience actual events that dig deep and expose carnality and misconstrued ideas about Christianity, which will in turn guide them to a path of true intimacy with God. You can visit Teresa’s website at www.revelation2-4.com.

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The Right to Know

The Right to Know

Jacqueline Klosek, author of the nonfiction, The Right to Know: Your Guide to Using and Defending Freedom of Information Law in the United States (Praeger), will be visiting No Stop Today! The Right to Know is a resource book for citizens seeking to understand, use, and defend their right to know their rights under the freedom of information laws in the United States. It educes practical lessons from dozens of case studies of how the reader can use our freedom of information laws in order to protect the environment, public health and safety and to expose governmental and corporate crime, waste, and corruption. You can visit her website at http://www.jacquelineklosek.com/.

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Magnificent Man

Magnificent Man

Randall Lang, author of the contemporary romance, Magnificent Man (Midnight Showcase), will be visiting As the Pages Turn! Beauty queen Cassandra Taylor sought the glamour of Hollywood, but when she is abandoned on a desert highway, a handsome man on a motorcycle rescues her. On her journey home, she finds herself falling in love with Coyote, the spirit rider and her ‘Magnificent Man’. You can visit Randall on the web at http://www.randalllang.com/.

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Double Out and Back

Double Out and Back

Lisa Lipkind Leibow, author of the mainstream novel, Double Out and Back (Red Rose Publishing), will be visiting A Journey of Books! Three women’s lives are intricately intertwined, as Amelia Schwartz and Summer Curtis struggle with the complex dynamics of intrafamily embryo adoption, and Chandy Markum strives to make her patients’ dreams a reality. You can visit Lisa’s website at http://www.lisalipkindleibow.com/.

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Cleopatra's Daughter

Cleopatra's Daughter

Michelle Moran, author of the historical fiction novel, Cleopatra’s Daughter (Random House), will be visiting Bibliophiles ‘R’ Us! Based on meticulous research, Cleopatra’s Daughter is a fascinating portrait of imperial Rome and of the people and events of this glorious and most tumultuous period in human history. Emerging from the shadows of the past, Selene, a young woman of irresistible charm and preternatural intelligence, will capture your heart. You can visit Michelle’s website at http://www.michellemoran.com/.

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Freedom of Press

Freedom of Press

Balthazar Rodrigue Nzomono-Balenda, author of the book of poetry, Freedom of the Press: The Sitting Duck (I-Proclaim), will be visiting Publishing Secrets of Authors! Balthazar uses poetry as a tool in his book, Freedom of press the sitting duck to express himself about circumstances journalists can face, when they do their reporting in their countries or overseas. He was inspired by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour’s message on Youtube about journalists getting, kidnapped, tortured or even killed for their works. He learned that most of the time, journalists are silenced by killers who are hired by those who cannot stand the idea of an independent press. You can visit Balthazar on the web at http://www.redroom.com/author/balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda.

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Distant Thunder

Distant Thunder

Jimmy Root, Jr., author of the Christian fiction novel, Distant Thunder (American Book Publishers), will be visiting The Plot, Mozi Esme and In My Youth! Ty Dempsey is a young American pastor who finds himself in a trial of grief after the loss of his younger brother to the war in Iraq. During his darkest hours, God brings to life a series of passages Bin the Bible that Ty had always considered allegorical in nature. They aren’t. With a strong sense of urgency that the message must be preached to his congregation, Ty dares to go beyond anything he has ever done before. Most of his people are intrigued, but others begin to stir trouble. The result is a church conflict that threatens to destroy his ministry. His only reprieve is found in a budding romance with talented and beautiful singer, Blake Sieler. You can visit Jimmy’s website at www.lightningchronicles.com.

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Coming for Money

Coming for Money

F.W. Vom Scheidt, author of the literary fiction novel, Coming for Money (Blue Butterfly Book Publishing), will be visiting No Stop Today! How much money is too much? And how fast is too fast in life? International investment firm director and author F. W. vom Scheidt, writes from his first hand-hand experience of the world of global money spinning with candor and authenticity in his remarkable literary novel Coming for Money. You can visit his website at http://www.bluebutterflybooks.ca/titles/money.html.

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Meggie's Remains

Meggie's Remains

Joanne Sundell, author of the historical fiction novel, Meggie’s Remains (Five Star), will be visiting Starting Fresh and The Book Rack! Hired as a teacher, not in Denver, but in an isolated mountain town in rugged Ute country, Meggie is determined to make a home for herself in Hot Sulphur Springs. There she keeps up her masquerade as Rose Rochester, yearning for a normal life–for companionship and even love–all the while knowing it’s only a matter of time until the monstrous changeling from her nightmares will find her, killing any possibility of a life at all. You can visit her website at www.joannesundell.com.

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Indigo Awakening

Indigo Awakening

Janine Talty, author of the new age spiritual healing book, Indigo Awakening (Energy Psychology Press), will be visiting Bibliotica! This book is the inspiring story of how she overcomes these challenges, finds her voice and identity, and discovers a channel for her healing abilities as an osteopathic physician. She speaks directly to the experience of fellow indigos, and shows them that some of their biggest challenges can be their most powerful gifts. You can visit her website at www.indigoawakening.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note From an Old Acquaintance (iUniverse), will be visiting Cheryl’s Book Nook! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit Bill on the web at www.billwalkerdesigns.com.

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Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Pat Williams, co-founder of NBA’s Orlando Magic and author of the motivational business and team leadership book, Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams (Center Street) will be visiting No Stop Today! In his new book , Orlando Magic co-founder and Senior Vice President Pat Williams says that teamwork is the key to making extreme dreams a reality. Named one of the 50 most influential people in the NBA (National Basketball Association) after following his dream and helping to build the Orlando Magic from the ground up, Williams gives inspiring accounts of the power of teamwork—many of them personal—in a book that leadership guru Patrick Lencioni calls “the most comprehensive and interesting collection of wisdom on teamwork I have ever read.” You can visit Pat on the web at www.PatWilliamsMotivate.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 13

Posted by admin on September 16, 2009

Welcome to Day Thirteen of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Laced with Magic

Laced with Magic

Barbara Bretton, author of the paranormal romance novel, Laced With Magic (Berkley Trade) will be visiting Bibliophiles ‘R’ Us! Knit shop owner and sorcerer’s daughter Chloe Hobbs felt the Fates finally got it right when she met Luke MacKenzie. And no one could have convinced her otherwise—including the trolls, selkies, or spirits who also call Sugar Maple, Vermont, home. But then out of nowhere Luke’s ex-wife suddenly shows up, claiming to see the spirit of their daughter, Steffie—a daughter Chloe knows nothing about. You can visit Barbara on the web at http://www.barbarabretton.com/.

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Football is for Lovers

Football is for Lovers

Robert Brooker & Kathleen O’ Dougherty, authors of the humorous nonfiction, Football is For Lovers (Mill City Press) will be visiting As The Pages Turn! With anecdotes, illustrations, and a lot of laughs, Football is for Lovers not only makes it easy to understand the game, but also shows you how to put an end to the TV clicker wars, improve your relationship, and spice up your love life. You can visit their website at www.footballforlovers.com.

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Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey

Gwen Cooper, author of the memoir, Homer’s Odyssey (Delacorte Press), will be visiting Christy’s Book Blog, A Sea of Books and Zensanity! Homer’s Odyssey is the once-in-a-lifetime story of an extraordinary cat and his human companion. It celebrates the refusal to accept limits—on love, ability, or hope against overwhelming odds. By turns jubilant and moving, it’s a memoir for anybody who’s ever fallen completely and helplessly in love with a pet. You can visit her website at http://gwencooper.com/.

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Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Marcus Dino, author of the young adult fantasy novel, Diary of a Mad Gen Y er, will be visiting The Hot Author Report! Perhaps more of a prequel than a sequel to Marcus Dino’s electrifying Hollywood novel, Fifi Anything Goes in the Doubles Os (Iuniverse 2003, Airleaf 2005) Diary of a Mad Gen Yer focuses on the hilarious adventures of 21st century actress/heroine Fifi Larouche; her silly poems, her silly stories, her silly blogs, during her days working as a waitress while pursuing her dreams of Hollywood fame. You can visit him on the web at www.authorsden.com/marcusdino.com.

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The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

Eddie Godshalk, author of the non-fiction real estate investment book, The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market (AVIVA Publishing), will be visiting Book Tours and More! “I am a leading authority on current, local real estate info. And author of “The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market”. My competition is Case-Shiller which you can buy for a min of $250 for a few counties at Economy.com. And only covers macro markets, which has HUGE errors at the micro-market and block level. Consumers, investors, and bankers, all can benefit with current local information and forecasts, and thus, make more profits.” Visit Eddie’s website at http://www.HomeValuePredictor.com/.

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The Target

The Target

J.R. Hauptman, author of the murder mystery, The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation (Caddis Publishing),will be visiting Libby’s Library News! The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation is set in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West, and tells the tale of the tumultuous first years of airline deregulation and the effects it had on that industry and the people who worked there. There are many people today who believe it was, in large part, the rush to overall deregulation back then, that led directly to the economic chaos that threatens to overwhelm our entire economy today. You can visit his website at http://www.caddispublishing.com/.

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Night of Flames

Night of Flames

Douglas W. Jacobson, author of the historical fiction novel, Night of Flames (McBooks Press), will be visiting Paperback Writer! In 1939 the Germans invade Poland, setting off a rising storm of violence and destruction. For Anna and Jan Kopernik the loss is unimaginable. She is an assistant professor at a university in Krakow; he, an officer in the Polish cavalry. Separated by war, they must find their own way in a world where everything they ever knew is gone. You can visit Douglas’ blog at www.douglaswjacobson.blogspot.com.

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Return to Your First Love

Return to Your First Love

Teresa R. Jones, author of the religious self-help book, Return to Your First Love (Waverly Media Group), will be visiting Carol’s Notebook! Return to Your First Love is not the typical self-help/relationships book filled with anecdotes and quotes from experts. Readers are invited to sit in the front row to experience actual events that dig deep and expose carnality and misconstrued ideas about Christianity, which will in turn guide them to a path of true intimacy with God. You can visit Teresa’s website at www.revelation2-4.com.

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The Right to Know

The Right to Know

Jacqueline Klosek, author of the nonfiction, The Right to Know: Your Guide to Using and Defending Freedom of Information Law in the United States (Praeger), will be visiting A Book Lover Forever! The Right to Know is a resource book for citizens seeking to understand, use, and defend their right to know their rights under the freedom of information laws in the United States. It educes practical lessons from dozens of case studies of how the reader can use our freedom of information laws in order to protect the environment, public health and safety and to expose governmental and corporate crime, waste, and corruption. You can visit her website at http://www.jacquelineklosek.com/.

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Magnificent Man

Magnificent Man

Randall Lang, author of the contemporary romance, Magnificent Man (Midnight Showcase), will be visiting The Story Behind the Book! Beauty queen Cassandra Taylor sought the glamour of Hollywood, but when she is abandoned on a desert highway, a handsome man on a motorcycle rescues her. On her journey home, she finds herself falling in love with Coyote, the spirit rider and her ‘Magnificent Man’. You can visit Randall on the web at http://www.randalllang.com/.

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Double Out and Back

Double Out and Back

Lisa Lipkind Leibow, author of the mainstream novel, Double Out and Back (Red Rose Publishing), will be visiting A Journey of Books and In My Youth! Three women’s lives are intricately intertwined, as Amelia Schwartz and Summer Curtis struggle with the complex dynamics of intrafamily embryo adoption, and Chandy Markum strives to make her patients’ dreams a reality. You can visit Lisa’s website at http://www.lisalipkindleibow.com/.

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Cleopatra's Daughter

Cleopatra's Daughter

Michelle Moran, author of the historical fiction novel, Cleopatra’s Daughter (Random House), will be visiting A Blog of Books! Based on meticulous research, Cleopatra’s Daughter is a fascinating portrait of imperial Rome and of the people and events of this glorious and most tumultuous period in human history. Emerging from the shadows of the past, Selene, a young woman of irresistible charm and preternatural intelligence, will capture your heart. You can visit Michelle’s website at http://www.michellemoran.com/.

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Freedom of Press

Freedom of Press

Balthazar Rodrigue Nzomono-Balenda, author of the book of poetry, Freedom of the Press: The Sitting Duck (I-Proclaim), will be visiting Scribe Vibe! Balthazar uses poetry as a tool in his book, Freedom of press the sitting duck to express himself about circumstances journalists can face, when they do their reporting in their countries or overseas. He was inspired by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour’s message on Youtube about journalists getting, kidnapped, tortured or even killed for their works. He learned that most of the time, journalists are silenced by killers who are hired by those who cannot stand the idea of an independent press. You can visit Balthazar on the web at http://www.redroom.com/author/balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda.

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Distant Thunder

Distant Thunder

Jimmy Root, Jr., author of the Christian fiction novel, Distant Thunder (American Book Publishers), will be visiting The Plot! Ty Dempsey is a young American pastor who finds himself in a trial of grief after the loss of his younger brother to the war in Iraq. During his darkest hours, God brings to life a series of passages Bin the Bible that Ty had always considered allegorical in nature. They aren’t. With a strong sense of urgency that the message must be preached to his congregation, Ty dares to go beyond anything he has ever done before. Most of his people are intrigued, but others begin to stir trouble. The result is a church conflict that threatens to destroy his ministry. His only reprieve is found in a budding romance with talented and beautiful singer, Blake Sieler. You can visit Jimmy’s website at www.lightningchronicles.com.

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Coming for Money

Coming for Money

F.W. Vom Scheidt, author of the literary fiction novel, Coming for Money (Blue Butterfly Book Publishing), will be visiting Divine Caroline! How much money is too much? And how fast is too fast in life? International investment firm director and author F. W. vom Scheidt, writes from his first hand-hand experience of the world of global money spinning with candor and authenticity in his remarkable literary novel Coming for Money. You can visit his website at http://www.bluebutterflybooks.ca/titles/money.html.

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Meggie's Remains

Meggie's Remains

Joanne Sundell, author of the historical fiction novel, Meggie’s Remains (Five Star), will be visiting Starting Fresh! Hired as a teacher, not in Denver, but in an isolated mountain town in rugged Ute country, Meggie is determined to make a home for herself in Hot Sulphur Springs. There she keeps up her masquerade as Rose Rochester, yearning for a normal life–for companionship and even love–all the while knowing it’s only a matter of time until the monstrous changeling from her nightmares will find her, killing any possibility of a life at all. You can visit her website at www.joannesundell.com.

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Indigo Awakening

Indigo Awakening

Janine Talty, author of the new age spiritual healing book, Indigo Awakening (Energy Psychology Press), will be visiting The Book Faery Reviews! This book is the inspiring story of how she overcomes these challenges, finds her voice and identity, and discovers a channel for her healing abilities as an osteopathic physician. She speaks directly to the experience of fellow indigos, and shows them that some of their biggest challenges can be their most powerful gifts. You can visit her website at www.indigoawakening.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note From an Old Acquaintance (iUniverse), will be visiting The Book Club Forum! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit Bill on the web at www.billwalkerdesigns.com.

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Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Pat Williams, co-founder of NBA’s Orlando Magic and author of the motivational business and team leadership book, Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams (Center Street) will be visiting Must Read Faster and New York Book Cafe! In his new book , Orlando Magic co-founder and Senior Vice President Pat Williams says that teamwork is the key to making extreme dreams a reality. Named one of the 50 most influential people in the NBA (National Basketball Association) after following his dream and helping to build the Orlando Magic from the ground up, Williams gives inspiring accounts of the power of teamwork—many of them personal—in a book that leadership guru Patrick Lencioni calls “the most comprehensive and interesting collection of wisdom on teamwork I have ever read.” You can visit Pat on the web at www.PatWilliamsMotivate.com.

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Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour – Day 11

Posted by admin on September 15, 2009

Welcome to Day Eleven of Pump Up Your Book Promotion’s September Authors on Virtual Book Tour! Follow along as these talented authors travel the blogosphere all month long to talk about their books, their lives and their future projects. Leave a comment at their blog stops and you could win a FREE virtual book tour if you’re a published author with a recent release or a $50 Amazon gift certificate if you are not published. So, pick your favorites, follow their tours, and make sure you leave them a note to tell them you stopped by!

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Laced with Magic

Laced with Magic

Barbara Bretton, author of the paranormal romance novel, Laced With Magic (Berkley Trade) will be visiting Joyfully Retired! Knit shop owner and sorcerer’s daughter Chloe Hobbs felt the Fates finally got it right when she met Luke MacKenzie. And no one could have convinced her otherwise—including the trolls, selkies, or spirits who also call Sugar Maple, Vermont, home. But then out of nowhere Luke’s ex-wife suddenly shows up, claiming to see the spirit of their daughter, Steffie—a daughter Chloe knows nothing about. You can visit Barbara on the web at http://www.barbarabretton.com/.

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Football is for Lovers

Football is for Lovers

Robert Brooker & Kathleen O’ Dougherty, authors of the humorous nonfiction, Football is For Lovers (Mill City Press) will be visiting The Book Connection! With anecdotes, illustrations, and a lot of laughs, Football is for Lovers not only makes it easy to understand the game, but also shows you how to put an end to the TV clicker wars, improve your relationship, and spice up your love life. You can visit their website at www.footballforlovers.com.

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Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey

Gwen Cooper, author of the memoir, Homer’s Odyssey (Delacorte Press), will be visiting A Book Blogger’s Diary, Christy’s Book Blog, and A Sea of Books! Homer’s Odyssey is the once-in-a-lifetime story of an extraordinary cat and his human companion. It celebrates the refusal to accept limits—on love, ability, or hope against overwhelming odds. By turns jubilant and moving, it’s a memoir for anybody who’s ever fallen completely and helplessly in love with a pet. You can visit her website at http://gwencooper.com/.

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Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Diary of a Mad Gen Y er

Marcus Dino, author of the young adult fantasy novel, Diary of a Mad Gen Y er, will be visiting Examiner! Perhaps more of a prequel than a sequel to Marcus Dino’s electrifying Hollywood novel, Fifi Anything Goes in the Doubles Os (Iuniverse 2003, Airleaf 2005) Diary of a Mad Gen Yer focuses on the hilarious adventures of 21st century actress/heroine Fifi Larouche; her silly poems, her silly stories, her silly blogs, during her days working as a waitress while pursuing her dreams of Hollywood fame. You can visit him on the web at www.authorsden.com/marcusdino.com.

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The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market

Eddie Godshalk, author of the non-fiction real estate investment book, The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market (AVIVA Publishing), will be visiting PUYBP Virtual Book Tours! “I am a leading authority on current, local real estate info. And author of “The Missing Keys to Thriving in Any Real Estate Market”. My competition is Case-Shiller which you can buy for a min of $250 for a few counties at Economy.com. And only covers macro markets, which has HUGE errors at the micro-market and block level. Consumers, investors, and bankers, all can benefit with current local information and forecasts, and thus, make more profits.” Visit Eddie’s website at http://www.HomeValuePredictor.com/.

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The Target

The Target

J.R. Hauptman, author of the murder mystery, The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation (Caddis Publishing),will be visiting Carol’s Notebook! The Target: Love, Death and Airline Deregulation is set in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain West, and tells the tale of the tumultuous first years of airline deregulation and the effects it had on that industry and the people who worked there. There are many people today who believe it was, in large part, the rush to overall deregulation back then, that led directly to the economic chaos that threatens to overwhelm our entire economy today. You can visit his website at http://www.caddispublishing.com/.

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Night of Flames

Night of Flames

Douglas W. Jacobson, author of the historical fiction novel, Night of Flames (McBooks Press), will be visiting You’ve GOTTA Read This! In 1939 the Germans invade Poland, setting off a rising storm of violence and destruction. For Anna and Jan Kopernik the loss is unimaginable. She is an assistant professor at a university in Krakow; he, an officer in the Polish cavalry. Separated by war, they must find their own way in a world where everything they ever knew is gone. You can visit Douglas’ blog at www.douglaswjacobson.blogspot.com.

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Return to Your First Love

Return to Your First Love

Teresa R. Jones, author of the religious self-help book, Return to Your First Love (Waverly Media Group), will be visiting If Books Could Talk! Return to Your First Love is not the typical self-help/relationships book filled with anecdotes and quotes from experts. Readers are invited to sit in the front row to experience actual events that dig deep and expose carnality and misconstrued ideas about Christianity, which will in turn guide them to a path of true intimacy with God. You can visit Teresa’s website at www.revelation2-4.com.

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The Right to Know

The Right to Know

Jacqueline Klosek, author of the nonfiction, The Right to Know: Your Guide to Using and Defending Freedom of Information Law in the United States (Praeger), will be visiting PUYBP Virtual Book Tours! The Right to Know is a resource book for citizens seeking to understand, use, and defend their right to know their rights under the freedom of information laws in the United States. It educes practical lessons from dozens of case studies of how the reader can use our freedom of information laws in order to protect the environment, public health and safety and to expose governmental and corporate crime, waste, and corruption. You can visit her website at http://www.jacquelineklosek.com/.

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Magnificent Man

Magnificent Man

Randall Lang, author of the contemporary romance, Magnificent Man (Midnight Showcase), will be visiting Cafe of Dreams! Beauty queen Cassandra Taylor sought the glamour of Hollywood, but when she is abandoned on a desert highway, a handsome man on a motorcycle rescues her. On her journey home, she finds herself falling in love with Coyote, the spirit rider and her ‘Magnificent Man’. You can visit Randall on the web at http://www.randalllang.com/.

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Double Out and Back

Double Out and Back

Lisa Lipkind Leibow, author of the mainstream novel, Double Out and Back (Red Rose Publishing), will be visiting A Journey of Books! Three women’s lives are intricately intertwined, as Amelia Schwartz and Summer Curtis struggle with the complex dynamics of intrafamily embryo adoption, and Chandy Markum strives to make her patients’ dreams a reality. You can visit Lisa’s website at http://www.lisalipkindleibow.com/.

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Cleopatra's Daughter

Cleopatra's Daughter

Michelle Moran, author of the historical fiction novel, Cleopatra’s Daughter (Random House), will be visiting Confessions of a Book Habitue! Based on meticulous research, Cleopatra’s Daughter is a fascinating portrait of imperial Rome and of the people and events of this glorious and most tumultuous period in human history. Emerging from the shadows of the past, Selene, a young woman of irresistible charm and preternatural intelligence, will capture your heart. You can visit Michelle’s website at http://www.michellemoran.com/.

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Freedom of Press

Freedom of Press

Balthazar Rodrigue Nzomono-Balenda, author of the book of poetry, Freedom of the Press: The Sitting Duck (I-Proclaim), will be visiting As the Pages Turn! Balthazar uses poetry as a tool in his book, Freedom of press the sitting duck to express himself about circumstances journalists can face, when they do their reporting in their countries or overseas. He was inspired by CNN’s Christiane Amanpour’s message on Youtube about journalists getting, kidnapped, tortured or even killed for their works. He learned that most of the time, journalists are silenced by killers who are hired by those who cannot stand the idea of an independent press. You can visit Balthazar on the web at http://www.redroom.com/author/balthazar-rodrigue-nzomono-balenda.

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Distant Thunder

Distant Thunder

Jimmy Root, Jr., author of the Christian fiction novel, Distant Thunder (American Book Publishers), will be visiting My Book Addiction and More and Paperback Writer! Ty Dempsey is a young American pastor who finds himself in a trial of grief after the loss of his younger brother to the war in Iraq. During his darkest hours, God brings to life a series of passages Bin the Bible that Ty had always considered allegorical in nature. They aren’t. With a strong sense of urgency that the message must be preached to his congregation, Ty dares to go beyond anything he has ever done before. Most of his people are intrigued, but others begin to stir trouble. The result is a church conflict that threatens to destroy his ministry. His only reprieve is found in a budding romance with talented and beautiful singer, Blake Sieler. You can visit Jimmy’s website at www.lightningchronicles.com.

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Coming for Money

Coming for Money

F.W. Vom Scheidt, author of the literary fiction novel, Coming for Money (Blue Butterfly Book Publishing), will be visiting The Hot Author Report! How much money is too much? And how fast is too fast in life? International investment firm director and author F. W. vom Scheidt, writes from his first hand-hand experience of the world of global money spinning with candor and authenticity in his remarkable literary novel Coming for Money. You can visit his website at http://www.bluebutterflybooks.ca/titles/money.html.

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Meggie's Remains

Meggie's Remains

Joanne Sundell, author of the historical fiction novel, Meggie’s Remains (Five Star), will be visiting Park Avenue Princess! Hired as a teacher, not in Denver, but in an isolated mountain town in rugged Ute country, Meggie is determined to make a home for herself in Hot Sulphur Springs. There she keeps up her masquerade as Rose Rochester, yearning for a normal life–for companionship and even love–all the while knowing it’s only a matter of time until the monstrous changeling from her nightmares will find her, killing any possibility of a life at all. You can visit her website at www.joannesundell.com.

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Indigo Awakening

Indigo Awakening

Janine Talty, author of the new age spiritual healing book, Indigo Awakening (Energy Psychology Press), will be visiting Dude, Where’s My Muse?! This book is the inspiring story of how she overcomes these challenges, finds her voice and identity, and discovers a channel for her healing abilities as an osteopathic physician. She speaks directly to the experience of fellow indigos, and shows them that some of their biggest challenges can be their most powerful gifts. You can visit her website at www.indigoawakening.com.

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A Note from an Old Aquaintance

A Note from an Old Aquaintance

Bill Walker, author of the romance novel, A Note From an Old Acquaintance (iUniverse), will be visiting Deb’s Desk! Brian Weller is a haunted man. It’s been two years since the tragic accident that left his three-year-old son dead and his wife in an irreversible coma. A popular author of mega-selling thrillers, Brian’s life has reached a crossroads: his new book is stalled, his wife’s prognosis is dire, and he teeters on the brink of despair. You can visit Bill on the web at www.billwalkerdesigns.com.

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Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams

Pat Williams, co-founder of NBA’s Orlando Magic and author of the motivational business and team leadership book, Extreme Dreams Depend on Teams (Center Street) will be visiting PUYBP Virtual Book Tours! In his new book , Orlando Magic co-founder and Senior Vice President Pat Williams says that teamwork is the key to making extreme dreams a reality. Named one of the 50 most influential people in the NBA (National Basketball Association) after following his dream and helping to build the Orlando Magic from the ground up, Williams gives inspiring accounts of the power of teamwork—many of them personal—in a book that leadership guru Patrick Lencioni calls “the most comprehensive and interesting collection of wisdom on teamwork I have ever read.” You can visit Pat on the web at www.PatWilliamsMotivate.com.

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