Sneak Peek: Yucatán Dead

Today we have a sneak peek from Yucatán Dead,
the action/adventure thriller by DV Berkom.

For Kate Jones, being on the run from her former lover was never going to be easy. But with a new identity and a new life in Arizona, she was beginning to believe she’d made it through the worst. Then, in an act of twisted revenge, Kate’s kidnapped by the ruthless cartel boss, his intention to force her to pay back the money she stole before he kills her. Fate intervenes and she finds herself working against the cartels deep in the Yucatan, allied with a group of commandos. Kate must now decide for herself if she’ll continue to run… …or turn and fight the evil that pursues her.

This book is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and Smashwords.

Here is an excerpt from Yucatán Dead

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Video Trailer: The Fifth Empire

In 1216 BCE, Vincent du Maurier was promised an eternal life. Today, in 2052, he faces extinction as the outbreak of the living dead threatens his sustenance. When he finds one of the last human survivors, a pregnant girl, he decides to save her. For both the human and vampiric races, he must keep zombies from eating her flesh and vampires from draining her blood. Hoping to outlive the pandemic, he chronicles his attempt to salvage humanity … and himself.

The Journal of Vincent du Maurier, the first book in The Fifth Empire trilogy, by author KP Ambroziak, is available from Amazon, Smashwords, and Amazon UK.

Don’t forget, you can cast your vote for trailer of the month on October 26, 2013 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

Writing Recipe #2

Guest post
by Ellen Plotkin Mulholland

I have two problems that make it difficult keeping up with this world.

First: I don’t have a lot of time. Wait; let me place that in context. Life is busy, and I don’t have the hours I once had to sit lazily on the porch and read the Sunday paper all afternoon.

Second: My attention span is not what it used to be. Blame it on our over-indulged world of fast food, 140-character summative quips, or the impatient and impulsive adolescent wiring that just won’t go away.

As a consumer and reader, I can deal with it. I read the headlines, listen to TV news summaries while I cook dinner, fold laundry, check my email and answer my daughter’s homework questions. I somehow manage to keep up with the world outside my home while navigating the numerous details inside.

As a writer, I daily and desperately seek to find balance in my world. Time to live. Time to write. There must be some middle ground, an oasis nearby in this desert of over-scheduled lives. Continue reading “Writing Recipe #2”