What would you be willing to do for revenge? Would you lie? Steal? Kill? I have to admit that revenge is certainly something I think about. As an author, I've been known to write a person into a story, just so I could kill them. But would I be able to do it in real life? Probably not. But then again, nothing that bad has happened to me. Elsie on the other hand is ready to take on the organization who murdered her father.
Elsie True lives with only one goal in mind …
… to avenge her father’s death.
Branded a traitor among the brotherhood of the Cause, an organization dedicated to the destruction of all magical creatures, her father was unjustly murdered for falling in love with a celestial being, leaving a teenage Elsie to learn the creature-hunting business with the help of her father’s old friend.
Her life revolves around besting the Cause and keeping the world safe from any creatures that get out of hand. When her mentor signs her up for another case, she jumps at the opportunity to steer business away from the corrupt organization.
Not long into the investigation, she realizes she might have walked right into a setup, including coming face-to-face with a creature she doesn’t know if she should kill or protect.
Elsie feared little in life, but she isn’t prepared to face the demons of her past, especially those hell-bent on killing her. Outwitting her enemies means solving the case, but in a world where she has more foes than friends, who can she trust?
About the Author:
Kristy Centeno loves to spin tales of creatures that go bump in the night, with a sprinkle of romance to top them off. Her passion for writing stems from a lifelong enjoyment of reading and the pleasure derived from the magical worlds created by authors like her. She prefers her female leads strong, independent, and stubborn who will stop at nothing to save their loved ones and protect those they care for.
Kristy currently resides in Pennsylvania with her five kids, a quartet of noisy parakeets, and a spoiled puppy. When she is not working or writing, she juggles her free time between raising a handful of minions and pursuing other career goals.
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We've all been there. A fight with the person we love. Someone says something hurtful or someone does something without thought. No matter what brought it about, we all have to deal with the fall-out.
We can hide and hold in the anger or sadness but that doesn't work. It ruins relationships. So we share our feelings and in the end, one or both people have to apologize for their parts.
What about with secrets? When they come out, it's the same way. You have to find a way to repair the relationship or end it. Author, Liz Ashlee's new release, HEART'S A MESS, is filled with two big secrets. Both characters are hiding the truth and risk ruining their new love. Ms. Ashlee weaves a compelling tale of heartbreak and redemption. A Must Read! And it's available now!
Sometimes our hearts break…
When John Smith’s father was dying, his family knew there was nothing to do, but they tried anyway. Paying more money than they had, they took John’s father and the last of their hope to Ezra Abel for a healing.
And we fight to keep it beating…
But Ezra’s faith healing is only a trick—a way to fool families out of their money. Worst of all, he humiliates these families when they’re at their lowest. After his father dies, John devotes his life to revealing Ezra for the evil person he is. And when Kinley walks into his life, he’s much closer to accomplishing his goal.
But all you can do is hold it in your hands.
Kinley Abel is Ezra’s weapon, milking families of their hard-earned cash. She doesn’t want to do her father’s bidding, but she has to. Except the more she falls for John, the more she questions her role in the church, leading her down a dangerous path which could break her heart.
Sometimes you fall in love with lies.
“Do you have agyrophobia?”
I blink multiple times, then look from the diner where J.S. should be and up at where he actually is, which is beside me. I would recognize him anywhere, and not just because my dad’s been having me keep a camera on him during our services. It’s just that he’s the only person who’s ever stepped foot into the Church of Life and seemed authentic.
He has thick eyebrows that are always so expressive, even when the rest of his face is impassive. Below them are warm, brown, puppy-dog eyes that seem both playful and mindful. His dark, dirty blond hair is usually short. I’ve noticed he always scratches at a spot behind his ear whenever he’s listening closely to Ezra. He doesn’t smile a lot in church, but when he does, it’s bright and turns my mind inside out, showing off the dimples in his cheeks and his wolfishly sharp teeth. Whenever someone was at the church with a truly bad illness, he would always take extra time to talk to them—offering his kind grin.
“E-e-e-xcuse m-m-me?” I ask, stuttering.
“It’s a fear of crossing the street.” He offers me that grin as he holds up his phone. “I looked it up before I walked overhere. Guess I don’t seem as smart now, huh?”
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