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Tracy Holczer Author- THE SECRET HUM OF A DAISY


by Tracy Holczer

After the sudden death of her mother, twelve-year-old Grace is forced to live with a grandmother she’s never met in a small town she’s never heard of.  A town Mama left years before … with Grace in her belly and a bus ticket in her pocket … and never looked back.  It doesn’t take long before Grace desperately wants lo leave too.

Until she finds the first crane.

A mysterious treasure hunt, just like the ones her mother used to send her on, takes Grace on a journey to find home.  And it might just be closer than she thinks.

“Tracy Holezer’s story is a lyric about love and loss and not being able to find your future until you’ve uncovered your past.”- Richard Peck, author of Newbery winning A YEAR DOWN YONDER.

978-0-399-16393-7   G.P Putnam’s Sons


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Amy K. Nichols Author- NOW THAT YOU’RE HERE


by Amy K. Nichols

Duplexity, Part one


Danny and Eevee are meant to be together …

Just not in this universe.

Evee Solmon has high school down to a science.  Get the grades.  Get the recommendations.  Get into an Ivy League college, and eventually land a killer job at NASA.

Then Danny Ogden enters the equation.

Danny is a street-smart graffiti artist.  He’s always managed to stay out of serious trouble, but this time he’s out of luck.  One minute he’s running from the cops, and the next, he jolts awake in an unfamiliar body … his own, but different.  Somehow, he’s crossed into a parallel universe.  Now his friends are his enemies, his parents are long dead, and coolheaded Eevee is is not the brazen girl he once kissed back home.  Then again, this Eevee may be his only hope of getting home.

Eevee tells herself she’s only helping him in the name of quantum physics, but there’s something undeniably fascinating about this boy from another dimension … a boy who makes her question who she is, and who she might be in another place and time.

NOW THAT YOU’RE HERE will be published by Knopf on December 9, 2014.


Available from online booksellers and at fine bookstores everywhere December 9, 2014    Knopf/Random House

Amy K. Nichols lives on the edge of the Phoenix desert with her husband and children.  An avid Doctor Who and Sherlock fan, she wears her nerd badge with pride.  In the evenings, she enjoys sitting outside, counting bats and naming stars.  Sometimes she names the bats.

Visit her online at http://www.amyknichols.com.

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Ron Wick Author- DESERT KILL


by Ron Wick

Ron Wick’s DESERT KILL, the second book of the Santiago Mystery Series, has been published and nominated for the IPPY (Independent Publishers Award) by StoneThread Publishing.  Michelle Santiago’s best friend Nikki, wife of billionaire Claude Braun, begs for help in finding her missing stepdaughter Lindsey.  Santiago’s commitment to help takes her away from a coastal vacation in Washington State with her partner lover, Seattle police department homicide detective Chance Stewart, to a murderous nightmare in Arizona’s Valley of the Sun.  The search for Lindsey leads Santiago into the world of a psychopathic killer’ a former spook, MIA, mercenary, assassin, and serial killer of young women.  A team of special FBI agents joins the search to neutralize the kidnapper if he is the rogue spook to prevent him from coming to trial in open court and exposing government secrets.  Santiago is stalked, imprisoned, and threatened with life-altering circumstance in her search and battle for survival with the obsessive killer.  DESERT KILL is available on Smashwords, Amazon and Barns & Noble.

Taken from THE WRITE WORD, the newsletter of The Society of Southwestern Authors  June 2014

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