Snow Day Read

Winter storm alert! Time to pick up a new book. Grab a copy of Remote available free on Amazon Kindle Unlimited. Grab your copy today. https://amzn.to/2EOQCvZ

couple 2Below the streets of New State, the undergrounders fight to remain free of the technological control of the world above. Every night, Wren risks her life fighting New State’s deadliest weapons, the drones. Half human and half machine, their living half tortured until everything human is gone, the drones have only one objective. Kill. And they do it with exacting precision.

Wren is good at her job and committed to her raids on New State. Until one of those raids brings her face-to-face with Codex, a New State citizen who doesn’t quite fit her preconceived expectations. After a couple of awkward encounters, he shows her the meaning of hooking up—a computer simulation that allows people to live out their fantasies—without the complication of emotional entanglements or physical reality. But what Wren feels for Codex is very real. And it’s punishable by law.

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As she and Codex grow closer, she convinces him to leave New State for her underground cause. But as the unrest between New State and the underground escalates, and the drones move in to destroy her world, nothing goes as planned. Families are arrested, loyalties are strained, and Wren’s forced to choose between her people and her feelings. The wrong choice could mean the end of her people, and reality could slip away—forever…

Remote Reprint Available Today!

Look what I got for Christmas — The “Remote” reprint. I’m LOVING the new cover.

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Available free on Amazon Kindle Unlimited. Grab your copy today and make the holiday merry. https://amzn.to/2EOQCvZ

Below the streets of New State, the undergrounders fight to remain free of the technological control of the world above. Every night, Wren risks her life fighting New State’s deadliest weapons, the drones. Half human and half machine, their living half tortured until everything human is gone, the drones have only one objective. Kill. And they do it with exacting precision.

Wren is good at her job and committed to her raids on New State. Until one of those raids brings her face-to-face with Codex, a New State citizen who doesn’t quite fit her preconceived expectations. After a couple of awkward encounters, he shows her the meaning of hooking up—a computer simulation that allows people to live out their fantasies—without the complication of emotional entanglements or physical reality. But what Wren feels for Codex is very real. And it’s punishable by law.

As she and Codex grow closer, she convinces him to leave New State for her underground cause. But as the unrest between New State and the underground escalates, and the drones move in to destroy her world, nothing goes as planned. Families are arrested, loyalties are strained, and Wren’s forced to choose between her people and her feelings. The wrong choice could mean the end of her people, and reality could slip away—forever…

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Author Signing & Holiday Open House

Stop by at The Storyteller’s Cottage today, 12/8/18 between noon and 4 pm to find a wide range of books by local authors & other fun gifts for the book-lovers on your holiday list!

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Meet over a dozen local authors in person, and purchase signed copies of their books. Check out our array of book-themed t-shirts, desk accessories, and jewelry.

Get a copy of Twelve Months of Awkward Moments, Carnival of Nightmares, and other works signed as personalized gifts.

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The Storyteller’s Cottage/Steampunk Library750 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury, CT 06070.

The Kiss Quotient

36577586I enjoyed the premise of the book and the interesting, off-beat characters, especially the fact that Stella has Asperger’s. “The Kiss Quotient” turned out to be a fast-paced, fun read. I loved the characters and their families, but the romance was rushed and a little over the top (Wow! Some of the scenes). It also felt like insta-love for Stella, the main character. I wanted the author to slow down and further develop/clarify Stella and Michael’s backgrounds, relationships, and interactions with family, friends and people around them. Since Stella is on the spectrum, it would have been interesting to see her interact more with her family, to learn her background, and to get a better understanding of her work life other than just her interaction with Philip who comes across as either a compete jerk or very much like Stella in the fact that he is too honest and doesn’t understand social conventions. Overall, I was way more interested in their time spent outside the bedroom than inside. If you are interested in a fun, sexy, stalkerish read about another awkward character, check out “Twelve Months of Awkward Moments. where Dani can’t wait for senior year at college. Vowing this year will be different, she plans to control her anxiety and move beyond her comfort zone, but that’s not easy. “Dani’s wild roommate and handsome best friend hate each other; her crazy family won’t leave her alone; and a new job forces her to be social. Unfortunately, when college romance finally calls, Dani is unable to answer thanks to a stalker who has her all tied up.” Available on Amazon at amzn.to/2I6SMFj