Author J. M. Preiss Announces His New Title, “Time Jump”

J. M. Preiss’s first book,  Time Jump, was released on February 12, 2012. It is available exclusively on as part of the Kindle Select Program, and is available for free to Amazon Prime members.

Time Jump CoverIt is the year 2150. An earth shattering experiment is about to take place. Everything has been properly calculated, calibrated, and triple-checked for accuracy. Nothing can go wrong. Jacob Brown and Mason Smith are ready for their mission – they’ve trained their whole life for it – and nothing is going to stop them from stepping through the gate into the past. At least, this is what Jacob thought. The night before the mission, he knew that the the technology was going to work. He didn’t have any jitters or misgivings. He knew he would see his wife again. It was only a matter of time.

Project Halcyon. A great undertaking which is going to propel the Human race to new heights. By stepping through the portal into the past, Jacob and Mason are going to embark on a mission that changes everything.

Having stepped through the portal. It is obvious. Something went wrong. Something went horribly wrong…

Time Jump is the first installment of the Halcyon Gate series and follows Jacob and Mason on their harrowing adventure through time. Just what happens when these two brave men step through the Gate into the past?[subscribe2]

Sneak Peek: John Hennessy’s The Cry of Havoc: Life Descending

Life Descending CoverToday we have a sneak peek from author John Hennessy’s book, The Cry of Havoc: Life Descending:

On a world once devastated by deadly climate shifts, war threatens a continent in turmoil. The scorching heat of old is returning, and whispers of a Southern plague cross the Bordergrounds, spreading fear into the fanatical hearts of the North, who prepare themselves for one final holy conquest. At the edge of the conflict lies Tom Navo, a man who has lost a life, only to rise again…

The Cry of Havoc: Life Descending is available on and Smashwords.

And, now, from The Cry of Havoc: Life Descending: Continue reading “Sneak Peek: John Hennessy’s The Cry of Havoc: Life Descending”

What the heck is Pinterest?

Officially, Pinterest is a ‘virtual pinboard’ that lets you pin pictures of all the beautiful, interesting and just plain cool stuff you find on the internet, and waste several glorious hours doing it. I know, I’ve done it. And not regretted a single minute.

On a purely personal level you can use it for your bucket list of places you want to see or things you want to do, you can use it to help design your garden, learn or share recipes or set your style of clothing.

On a professional level you can post inspirational pictures, the images of places you’d like to – or already have – used in your books, while also providing a glimpse of your personality. There’s a section for Your Style that I believe is supposed to be for posting pictures of clothes and shoes, but I use it for the things that say something about me as a person. It’s an interesting way to allow readers to see another side of you, to get a glimpse of the things you like, the things that interest you.

You can also post direct links to your books on it.

All that being said, it’s very easy to use. Continue reading “What the heck is Pinterest?”