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Gail Ann Gibbs Author- SKETCHES IN THE AIR

SKETCHES IN THE AIR

by Gail Ann Gibbs

Cowboys gather around the campfire to solve a murder …  Fear brings out the dragon in good men …  The riskiest part of space travel turns out to be the paperwork …  and more.

Five speculative fiction short stories are presented here, all of which have won contests or been accepted for publication in various venues.  Author Gail Ann Gibbs  has gathered them from their various homes, online and off, and assembled them into one enjoyable volume.  Tales of murderers, dragons, and bureaucrats mingle cheerfully together in this off-beat collection.

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More about Gail Ann Gibbs at http://www.gailgibbs.com

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Sharon Skinner Author- MIRABELLA & THE FADED PHANTOM and THE NELIG STONES

MIRABELLA & THE FADED PHANTOM

by Sharon Skinner

“Something hissed and a wet chill wrapped around Mirabella’s wrist and crawled toward her shoulder.  She whipped around and glimpsed the outline of someone sitting on the edge of her bed.  But as she stared, the image faded to a blur.”

When twelve-year old Marabetta and her mother move into Great Aunt Clovinia’s old house, Mirabella discovers they aren’t the only ones living there.  A mysterious faded specter haunts the place.

When the house is scheduled for demolition, Mirabella must unravel the mystery of the ghost’s identity, and free it from the old house before it’s too late.

Available through retail or distributor outlets.   ISBN:1938190165

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THE NELIG STONES

by Sharon Skinner

“He who controls the stones, controls the land,” Greenback lowered his voice, “He who controls the land, rules it.”

Stefani and Robbie aren’t friends.  In fact, they can barely stand each other.  But when they find themselves magically transported to a land where dragons rule and faeries carry swords, their only way back home is to work together and find the five magical talismans known as the Nelig Stones.

But the dark dragon, Ashkell, and his villainous advisor Greenback, are also searching for the powerful Neilig Stones and plan to use their magic to usurp the Anorian throne and seize control of the realm.

Through perilous adventure, and with the help of some unusual companions, Stefani and Robbie learn that things aren t ‘always what they seem, that inner strength and friendship are mighty powers that can stand against even the darkest magic, and that home, while not always perfect, might not be such a bad place after all.

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ISBN: 1938190130

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C. Michael Bennis Author- DANGEROUS AND DESIRABLE

DANGEROUS AND DESIRABLE

by C. Michael Bennis

Two dangerous assassins from different parts of the world seek a respite from danger in each others arms, only to discover their exposure to violence now grows exponentially.

Ziv Yadin is Mossad’s foremost assassin who will one day return to Tel Aviv and marry her childhood sweetheart.  Then she meets the Argentinian, Julio Navarro, who has the changing effect similar to an aphrodisiac.  He stimulates her desires and overpowers her forewarning of his impending danger.  Already it is too late when she sees him kill her two dangerous assailants in two seconds.

Julio Navarro’s dossier is so highly classified that to know his identity is tantamount to instant death.  Nevertheless, Julio is so smitten with the beautiful Ziv, whose combat talents rival his own, that he quickly forgets there is no place for love in his dangerous life.  Julio at once knew he should avoid the Israeli like the plague, but similar to Ziv it was already too late to put out the flames in his heart.

Ziv and Julio are unprepared when Julio’s former love, Claudia Bazan, resurfaces from six-years ago, and begs via messenger for Julio to save her from immanent death in Culiancan.  Unable to refuse, Julio travels to save a woman he no longer loves, while Ziv soon follows to rescue the man she can no longer live without.  Both Julio and Ziv are quickly in immediate danger …  It is 2007,  and Caliacan is the most dangerous place on the planet.

AUTHOR BIO

C. Michael Bennis studied at Madrid’s Universidad Complutense, and later graduated from the University of Colorado and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.  He is bilingual English/Spanish, and now lives in Tucson, Arizona as as a former toy and advertising industry executive.  He has authored three published novels: SIGNS OF DESTINY (2012), RULES OF ENGAGEMENT (2009), and DANGEROUS AND DESIRABLE (2013).  He is currently writing his fourth novel, a children’s story, between speaking engagements.

http://www.cmichaelbennis.com

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