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Bloodline Audiobook Released – 24 July 2018

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July 24, 2018

The Audiobook narrated by the very talented Marnye Young is released today 24th July 2018. The Cull: Bloodline is written by Eric J Gates and is the first part of an enthralling and bloodthirsty series.

 

See book review on this site http://thereadingdesk.com/bloodline-by-eric-j-gates/

Literary Fiction

The Tyre – C.J. Dubois, E.C. Huntley

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July 24, 2018

Karma
The Tyre is one of those extremely evocative stories that deal with the multiple and diverse elements at play in the rigid caste system in India. It is also a story of a family’s good luck and misfortune, how hopes are created and dashed, how survival is a struggle, and…


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Literary Fiction Mystery

The Savage Garden – Mark Mills

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July 23, 2018

Prevarication
What was so appealing to me about “The Savage Garden” was first, a very engrossing and intriguing story, and second, to add extra spice, the very clever links with neoclassical literature, especially Dante’s epic poem Divine Comedy, and the soul’s journey towards God from Inferno (Hell), through Purgatorio and…


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Crime Reviews Thriller

Take It Back – D. Ray Thomas

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July 23, 2018

Reparation

This is a novella told in the first person by Douglas Gage. He’s a big guy, a guy that “… could see over the crowds at Walmart”. Gage is a modern day Robin Hood, stealing from con men to return defrauded monies to the poor and needy that have been…

Crime Nonfiction

The Glass Mask – E. L. DuBois

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July 23, 2018

Persecution
I stepped out of my comfort zone of fictional worlds, where authors conjure images, plots and dialogue that stir my emotions and imagination. What I was stepping into, I wasn’t quite sure, a true story of an abused, tormented but ultimately very courageous woman. I can no longer pretend…


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Nonfiction Reference Science and Technology

Mathematics: From the Birth of Numbers

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July 23, 2018

Numeration
There is infinite beauty in mathematics and numbers!
When I say infinite, I immediately think about Pi and how it extends to infinite decimal places. When I say beauty, I think about how numbers can translate to graphical images with curves, straight lines and multiple dimensions, each with unique relationships…


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Literary Fiction

From a Low and Quiet Sea – Donal Ryan

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July 23, 2018

Diversity
There are so many personality facets on display that are wonderfully captured and animated in Donal Ryan’s writing style. It deserves to be applauded. The mixed emotions of empathy, distaste and concern for the different characters, gives you a full-on emotional experience. There are three very different characters (Farouk,…


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Crime Mystery Thriller

See Her Run – Peggy Townsend

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July 23, 2018

Persistence
Hayley is an endurance runner, but now she is running for her life, running through a desert, suffering from exhaustion, heat exposure and dehydration. When death comes it is ruled suicide, yet Michael Collins from Novo, an independent newsroom, doesn’t believe it is. Reaching out to Aloa, a one-time…


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Business

Being Indie: A No Holds Barred, Self-Publishing Guide for Indie Authors

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July 23, 2018

Self-Publishing
This is a valuable little book for Indie Authors to help them appreciate the road ahead from when they finish writing their manuscript, to preparing a book for sale, and then developing their online presence and marketing strategy.

The book is divided into 3 main Parts: i) Pre-Publishing, ii) Building…


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Literary Fiction

Over the Pass, and Other Stories – Susan Mary Malone

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July 23, 2018

Affirmation
I have fallen in love with short stories thanks to Over the Pass and Other Short Stories by Susan Mary Malone. Reading a book of short stories, to steal a very famous quote is “like a box of chocolates”, you never know what you’re going to get or if you’re going to…

Peter Donnelly
Ireland

Founder of The Reading Desk, supporting readers, authors, publishers and book industry. Top Reviewer on Amazon, Goodreads, and NetGalley peter@thereadingdesk.com

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