When Tim, Maria and Bob’s fourteen year old apparently model son goes missing, they are baffled and distraught. A police investigation reveals Tim wasn’t quite the son they thought he was. Frantic attempts to find him fail, and when their quest becomes an obsession this causes problems between them. But they never give up, and are determined to find him DEAD OR ALIVE, even though it may cost them dear.
Born and bred in the West Midlands UK. Martin writes under the pen name of Peter Martin. Missing – Dead or Alive is his second novel, following Against Her Will, his debut novel, the story of one young woman’s fight to lead a normal life after a horrific attack.
His current novel is about a teenager who goes missing for no apparent reason. It is the story of how this affects the lives of his family.
Martin’s interests lie mainly in crime, suspense and thrillers. His favourite authors are diverse, including Robert Goddard, R J Ellory, Kate Mosse, Dean Koontz, Stephen King, Diane Chamberlain, Harper Lee,Wilbur Smith.
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About the author
Who am I? I am a Writer. Blogger. Light Worker. Motivator. Educator. Animal lover. Friend. And my main objective? To live life to the fullest!
I live in St. Augustine, Florida, and I’m a member of FWA (Florida Writer’s Association) and the SCBWI (Society for Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators). I am available for interviews and lectures. If interested, please email me at JodiSykes@aol.com
Jodi Sykes is a freelance writer, author of Rhyming Activities for Beginning Readers (T.S. Denison & Co.), I am Special – The Power is in ME! and The House on Pancake Hill (Amazon.com). She is also a website content editor, proofreader, and daily blogger of, Living La Vida (Lymphoma).
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ABOUT THE BOOK
Dark September is a fast paced alternate history thriller set in Wales during WORLD WAR II. It touches on the desperation and raw fear of ordinary people trying to survive against odds that are definitely not in their favour.
In the story Germany invades the UK. Soldiers pour ashore from warships in the Severn Channel, determined to secure the steelworks and the coal mines of South Wales.
Irishman Danny O’Shea is on his way to work in Newport Docks. His house is bombed and his wife is killed. His young son Adam, who nearly drowned when he was a baby, has severe learning difficulties. Terrified of what the Nazis will do to him, O’Shea resolves to take him to neutral Ireland.
Penniless and desperate, they head for Fishguard. But on an isolated Welsh road they witness an attack on a German convoy carrying the blueprints for an awesome new weapon that was discovered in a secret laboratory near Brecon.
Suddenly O’Shea is separated from his son and catapulted into a world of betrayal and brutal double-cross. Pursued by both the Germans and the insurgents, his only concern is to find Adam and get him to safety.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
The germ of the story has been in my head since the time I was in the Navy and we did exercises in the Brecon Beacons. I wondered what it would really be like to be running for your life through such inhospitable terrain with the bad guys determined to do you a serious injury if they caught you. But why would my character be running from anyone? What year should it be set in?
Later on I saw some disturbing footage of Nazis guards disposing of people with special need, and I felt tremendous sympathy for their families. How would I have react if I was in that position and Germany invaded the UK? Where would I take my child? Being Irish I felt it would be natural to gravitate to Ireland, which was neutral. And the chances were I’d still have some family there to go to.
The original book was self-published with Smashwords.com but it has now been taken up by http://www.tirgearrpublishing.com
Meg Michaels, a bookstore owner, has already walked away from two cheating exes. She’s learned her lesson and has her mind set on success—until she gets knocked up. Embarrassed and unwilling to discuss her situation with friends and family, she wears layers to hide the pregnancy.
When Meg gets sick at a party, she’s mortified. Even worse, Theo Taylor, the guest of honor, discovers her secret. Theo, an Army medic wounded in the war, agrees not to reveal her condition, and the two forge a bond of friendship that blossoms into love.
Theo is soon filling all of Meg’s late-night cravings—and not just the pregnancy-induced ones. But can their love overcome all the obstacles that stand between them and creating a happy family?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Claire Ashby was born and raised in the heart of Atlanta. When she’s not reading or writing, Claire Ashby spends her time watching extreme survival shows and taking long walks after nightfall. She has an unnatural love of high places, but still regrets the time she skydived solo. She believes some things are better left to the imagination.
When You Make It Home – Kindle edition by Claire Ashby. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.
This is the story of an ordinary woman named Wendy – a housewife/volunteer/artist, and her brother Dennis – a builder/steel mill worker/car fanatic. This book is all about how they handle being Christians amidst the joy and turmoil of the circle of life.
There is drama in the high mountains of New Zealand’s Southern Alps. Stories told with humour and charm. Real answers to prayer along the way. Plus other surprises and page-turning adventures. And a personal visit from Jesus.
Neither Wendy nor Denny claim to be perfect or particularly extraordinary – far from it, their short comings are all too obvious – but they have a real live relationship with Jesus, The Holy Spirit and Father God – the God who wants to reach out to us.
“I’ve read much Christian writing, though none quite as unique as this book! I think the distinct, original ‘voice,’ as well as the charisma and wit, set it apart from other Christian-themed memoirs. This helps draw readers in and make them feel as if they’re conversing with a friend…”
Fifteen-year-old Polarity Weeks just wants to live a normal life, but with a mother diagnosed with borderline personality disorder, that’s rarely easy. Her life gets exponentially more disastrous when her sixth-period history classmates start ogling a nude picture of her on the Internet. Polarity would never have struck such a shameless pose, but the photo is definitely of her, and she’s at a complete loss to explain its existence.
Child Protective Services yanks her from her home, suspecting her parents. The kids at school mock her, assuming she took it herself. And Ethan, the boy she was really starting to like, backpedals and joins the taunting chorus. Surrounded by disbelief and derision on all sides, Polarity desperately seeks the truth among her friends. Only then does she learn that everyone has dark secrets, and no one’s life is anywhere near normal.
My Butterfly Cancer is the shockingly-harsh and honest look into a year in the life of a cancer patient. Follow the author as she walks the difficult road from diagnosis of leukemia, all the way to remission, and beyond, and find out how the butterfly effect that started with cancer changed her life…for the better! This book is available in print and for Kindle, and after December 9 will be available for Nook, iPhone, Kobo, and more. Also in December, this title will be available in audiobook format from Audible, iTunes, and Amazon.
Markie Madden is a 39 year old married, mother of two daughters who currently lives in the small town of Fisk, Missouri, in the United States. She grew up in Flushing, Michigan, where she graduated from high school. While there, she began to write and even attended a young author’s conference. As an adult, Markie made many attempts to publish, first on her own, then using a literary agent, but she continued to be rejected. Finally, in 2012, she published her first novel, Once Upon a Western Way, as an independent author and publisher through Smashwords. In 2014, after cancer took her from the traditional workforce, she began to spend more time in writing and publishing, and now has three books to her credit. She is working on several other projects, including converting her books to audio format, and working on a new series called The Undead Unit Series.
Places to find My Butterfly Cancer:
Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/my-butterfly-cancer-marguerite-markie-madden/1120339330?ean=9781502320995
Smashwords (Nook, iPhone): http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/496414
My Website: http://www.metamorphpublishing.com