Charlock’s Secret by Leah Moyes – Book Release Blitz





Leah Moyes is from the sunny state of Arizona. She is a wife and a mother, a former teacher, and a coach with a background in Archaeology. She loves popcorn and seafood (though not together) and is slowly checking off her very long bucket list.  




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Desperate to hide, Kat flees. Now, trapped in time, her survival and return are threatened by her tortured heart.
Ensnared by hopelessness and grief, twenty-four-year-old Kat Shelton accepts a position as the curator of an old English estate with the sole purpose of running away from her memories and to bury life’s pain.

What she finds on her journey is much more than she bargained for—an arrogant employer, patronizing staff, and a chaotic system to name a few. Then to top it all off, an unforeseen tumble down the antiquated cellar steps brings her to a sudden halt.

Waking up in the year 1878, and mistaken for the children’s new governess, Kat scrambles to navigate nineteenth-century British lifestyle and culture. An impossible feat if it weren’t for the help of the Gilford girls and their charming and handsome brother, Merritt.


Will Kat find the strength, love and forgiveness she yearns for in the past? Or will her path bring her back to the reality she fears?

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“Katharine,” Lizzy continued, “these are a few of Merritt’s former classmates from Oxford. Each one has agreed to be your escort for a set.”
A cough camouflaged my gasps as I reached for her wrist, followed by a pathetic “excuse me” before I towed her away. Through the hall, we ended in the quiet solitude of the library. Fortunately, we were alone.
“What is the cause of this inconvenience?” She cried. Anger formed on her brow, possibly mixed with the heat of humiliation.
“Lizzy!” I wrung my hands together. “I—I . . .”
“What?” She demanded.
“I don’t know if I can do this . . .”
“Do what?” She shouted with frustration. I met her eyes pleadingly but struggled to share the actual reason for my panic. “What Katharine?” She repeated indignantly.
I bit the inside of my cheek and forced the tears to stop.
“Katharine!”
“I don’t know how to dance!”
The room fell silent. The red in her face vanished as she chuckled.
“Are you jesting?” She waited for me to confirm the joke.
“No.” I put my hands to my cheeks and dropped to the nearest sofa, defeated. 



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Mentralysis by Ren Garcia – Book Blitz


There is a treasure hunt with the prizes being a $100 and $25 giveaway!
The Treasure Hunt Questions will be based on the videos on the Author’s YouTube Channel and you can answer the questions and find the YouTube links in the Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.


Ren Garcia is a Science Fiction/Fantasy author and Texas native who grew up in western Ohio. He has been writing since before he could write, often scribbling alien lingo on any available wall or floor with assorted crayons. He attended The Ohio State University and majored in English Literature. 

Ren has been an avid lover of anything surreal since childhood. He also has a passion for caving, urban archaeology, taking pictures of clouds, and architecture. He currently lives in Columbus, Ohio with his wife, and their four dogs.


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They thought the episode with their cousin to the east, Lady Bloodstein, was over. They thought it was something to laugh about at the grand table in fond nostalgia. But they were wrong. They were so wrong. And Castle Blanchefort has fallen!

Lord Kabyl has lost everything: his wife, his kin, his family fortune, and his home. Castle Blanchefort, once a safe haven, is overrun with enemies seeking his blood.

In what follows, he must join forces with ancient enemies and with people who do not exist. He must treat with sinister, possibly untrustworthy gods and barter away his soul for urgently needed arcane help or face certain death at the hands of forgotten tyrants and their machinations from a bygone age.

And, how can a strange science known as Mentralysis, practiced in secret in the hidden places of the League, hold the key to ultimate victory?

What should have been obvious to Lord Kabyl from the start, at last, becomes crystal clear: Foolish is he who dares possess the Ultimate Object, for misery shall be his only reward.


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The answer to Treasure Hunt Question #1 and #2 are in the video above.
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Treasure Hunt Questions Chapter 5 – 6: 
(put your answers in the rafflecopter below)
( The $100 and $25 Rafflecopter Prizes are specifically for the Treasure Hunt Winner )

Chapter 5:–The Cult of Roethaba – https://youtu.be/URKs8cqt3s0
1: What branch of the Hospitalers does Jana del Lavi belong to?
A)—The Hopkins
B)—The Boblytes
C)—The Knickerbaums
D)—The Ephysians
E)—The Jones

2: Who invented “Mentralysis”?
A)—Vehelm of Waam
B)—Wilmer of Sorrander
C)—Queen Ghome of Trimble
D)—Lady Chrysania of Bloodstein
E)—Roethaba of George


Chapter 6:–The Infirmary  – https://youtu.be/5CZsC9G7aD8
1: Who’s stasis capsule display reads: ‘Feelin’ Fine’?
A)—Sam’s
B)—Lady Sarah’s
C)—Sebastian’s
D)—A Staff member

2: After speaking to Sam via Mentralysis, what did Kay do?
A)—He got angry
B)—He laughed
C)—He wept
D)—He passed out

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The Carol Of The Reactors by Vishal Suchak – Book Review

The Carol Of The Reactors by Vishal Suchak is a science fiction novel. Personally, I’m not a huge fan of science fiction but Vishal Suchak has changed my opinion about this genre. The first thing that caught my attention about the book is the title. I loved the way the author picked a title where the science of reactors and the art of carols are brought together. 

There are some books on dystopian and apocalyptic genres, mostly by foreign authors. I think this is the first time, I’m reading something like this from an author belonging to my own country. He crafted the novel extremely well. He made sure to put the twists in the right places. That too, definitely unpredictable twists, I must say!

The nuclear contamination after the post apocalyptic situation is inevitable. When the human race is split into two groups – mutated and untainted, the United Nations asks two child counselors to announce this news to the tween-agers. The UN tries its best to keep the balance and maintain the lives of Mutants and Untainted safe. But, things don’t remain that way. Mutants’ lives become harsh in the quarantine zone and they start questioning and resisting. Conspiracy starts brewing.

Given the current situation in the world, this novel grips the readers. The plot is very intelligent. The language is easy to read. Go grab this amazing book in this lockdown period and dive into this well crafted scientific world.

The Carol Of The Reactors is the first book among The Earthlings series. Any age group will love it.

Portrait of a Snow Queen by Micah S Harris – Book Blog Tour




An epic fantasy of forbidden romance that chronicles the coming of age of a princess who is possessed by the Snow Queen and fated to rule her kingdom with a strong hand and icy heart.

As a child, Princess Freyja looked into the Snow Queen’s cursed mirror – and was changed.

Now an aloof and difficult young woman with a wit as sharp as her tongue, the future monarch is in need of a tutor. And Ambrose, a failed poet, is in need of a teaching position. He just never suspected how dangerous the extracurricular activities would be!

Soon, Ambrose finds himself on a grand adventure fighting to save the vexing but alluring princess from the court occult conspiracies that have targeted her. He is opposed not only by sorcerers and the evil Snow Queen, but also the icy royal damsel who holds his heart.

Will Ambrose’s love cause Freyja to thaw…or will she put him in the deep freeze instead?

Sensuous, suspenseful, supernatural and filled with witty banter, this romantic fantasy will both turn up the heat and leave you thoroughly frost smitten!

A 2019 Critters Readers Poll top ten finalist in the category of Science-Fiction and Fantasy.

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Micah S. Harris is the Author of the epic fantasy romance Portrait of a Snow Queen, which took third place in the category of science fiction and fantasy in the Critters Readers Poll.  Strong female protagonists and banter are trademarks of his work. Portrait of a Snow Queen is no exception and is recommended for older fans of Frozen and lovers of the witty verbal sparring in The Princess Bride.

He won the 2016 Pulp Ark Award for best novel for Ravenwood, The stepson of Mystery: Return of the Dugpa. He is also the Author – Along with artist Michael Gaydos (Marvel’s Jessica Jones) – of the graphic novel Heaven’s War, a historical fantasy pitting the Oxford Inklings against Aleister Crowley.

His lifelong love of movies also influences his fiction, whether a fairy tale retelling, horror story or paranormal mystery. He taught film on a collegiate level and has chronicled, both in print and via podcast, fascination lost genre gems.





Top Ten List TOP TEN ESOTERIC FUN FACTS ABOUT MICAH S. HARRIS 1. My teddy bear Boo Boo ran away from home because I wouldn’t stop sucking my thumb. After this intervention caused me to declare my sobriety, we found him hanging out in a nearby tree. 2. My childhood pets include a Venus fly trap, a pink chicken, and a wolf spider…at least, it might have been a wolf spider. 3. As a kid, I read the book The Gingerbread Rabbit, so I had to have my mom bake me a gingerbread rabbit. He was delicious. 4. I attended the graveside memorial service for Schlitze, a sideshow “pinhead” (he suffered from microcephaly) who was the inspiration for the character of “Pepper” in American Horror Story. He can be seen in the 1932 cult classic movie Freaks. I wrote a book about him. 5. I was friends with the late Verne Langdon, make-up man on the original Planet of the Apes and the old TV game show Match Game among his many other projects. His company used to cast the foam rubber for the old stop motion animation Pillsbury Doughboy. 6. I have always loved cats. My last one was named “Emmy” after Emma Peele from the old British Avengers spy show. 7. I am a life-long Tar Heel who grew up nearby the real Mayberry: Mount Airy, N.C. 8. My favorite movie is the 1933 King Kong. 9. My favorite book is a tie: Winter’s Tale by Mark Helprin and unexpurgated, uncut Count of Monte Cristo by Alexander Dumas 10. I have the heart of a little boy…I use it for a paperweight.

Snippet #1: “Exceptionally beautiful women must always be careful of men, my friend, especially exceptionally beautiful women with power.”






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Derailed by Mary Keliikoa – Book Review

Derailed by Mary Keliikoa is a very good mystery novel I read in the recent times. The author succeeded in capturing my complete attention to the book from the start till the end. 

Kelly Pruett is a private investigator who inherited the PI business from her father. When Georgette comes knocking on Kelly’s door requesting her to investigate the death of her daughter Brooke, Kelly immediately accepts the case in order to honor her father’s last wish. 

Brooke is said to be hit by the local train and the case is closed by the police. Kelly starts her investigation from scratch basing on Georgette’s suspicions. Apart from the PI life, Kelly is grieving her father’s death, coping from the divorce and taking care of her deaf daughter. 

Many surprising truths uncover during the investigation. Brooke happens to be an entirely different person from what her parents assumed her to be. The story is about the path Kelly takes in spite of all odds and how she solves the mystery. Kelly never gives up though she is threatened and attacked by the killer.

I must applaud the author for building such a strong and intense female protagonist. Kelly is the HERO of this novel. I like Kelly’s determination, courage and intelligence. This book is a wonderful read for any mystery lovers. 

I received this book from the publisher for an honest review.