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David Robert

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Blood Line

John J. Davis

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A Specter’s Journey

Ekin Odabas

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News  |    |  October 20, 2014

Kindle Unlimited Pays $5 Mil for September 2014

What it Means Today, Where It’s Heading Tomorrow

IR Book Review

Adzul: The Heirs of the Medallion by David Sage

Rating:  star star star star star 

ADZUL: THE HEIRS OF THE MEDALLION begins some five centuries ago when the Conquistadores destroyed the village of Pattiti in the Peruvian Andes. Adzul, the only survivor, was a young Incan warrior who inherited a strange medallion from his grandfather.

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Indie Voice  |    |  October 17, 2014

Amazon’s New Kindle Scout

Amazon goes Brick & Mortar, Adobe’s Got Its Eye On You + more in this week’s roundup.

IR Book Review

Fathers House by C. Edward Baldwin

Rating:  star star star star star 

After the murder of a young teenager, an assistant district attorney is thrust back into a life he worked hard to escape.

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Alike But Indie  |    |  October 15, 2014

If You Liked THE MAGICIAN’S LAND, You’ll Love…

7 Indie Titles to Help You Get Your Fantasy Groove On

IR Book Review

Paths Less Travelled: of a Scholar Warrior (Spy) Teacher Healer by Hon K. Lee

Rating:  star star star star star 

Lee tells the rich story of growing up with immigrant parents, navigating the battlefields of Vietnam during the war, and eventually becoming a CIA agent, martial arts studio owner, and later a practitioner of Chinese medicine.

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News  |    |  October 8, 2014

Self-Published Books Topped 450,000 in 2013

The report, Beat Barblan, Bowker director of identifier services, shows a self-published market that is maturing into a serious business. Damn straight!

IR Book Review

Quickbane by Chelsea Starling

Rating:  star star star star star 

After a complicated labor and delivery, a dying woman spends her final moments bidding her baby girl goodbye and entrusting her into the care of her midwife. When the infant opens her eyes, they are a striking shade of violet, an indication that this is no ordinary baby.

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Alike But Indie  |    |  October 8, 2014

If You Liked “Big Little Lies” You’ll LOVE…

7 indie stunners with twisty plots, curvy story lines and plenty of scandal. Take a look here for your next great read if you enjoyed Big Little Lies

IR Book Review

Under the Suns by Ches Smith

Rating:  star star star star star 

UNDER THE SUNS is an excellently executed sci-fi satire of the belief in a higher power, and a clear cautionary tale of what can happen when a backward naive populace is introduced to a distorted self-serving version of Christianity by a con man from an advanced civilization.

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Before & After  |    |  October 7, 2014

M. Leighton’s BAD BOYS

The first two installments of M. Leighton’s Bad Boys series were published by Leighton herself in 2012 and 2013 respectively (and should be familiar to those who are up on their IR Bestseller Lists).

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Cars and Other Things That Get Around by Brandi Megan Granett

Rating:  star star star star star 

CARS AND OTHER THINGS THAT GET AROUND is a collection of short stories dealing with the ranges of human life from getting ready for a first date, to losing a loved one, to realizing how unfair life can really be.