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While I took a break from writing, I pulled up some of the books I’ve been meaning to read. The first of these was Coconut Badger, by mark McNicol.

Coconut BadgerCoconut Badger by Mark MacNicol
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Coconut Badger was a a great read. A dark story of a troubled youth, it pulled me into the story as it gained momentum right up to the last page. This book is a page-turner. I finished it in two sittings.

http://www.amazon.com/Coconut-Badger-ebook/dp/B0053IWMB4/ref=dp_kinw_strp_1

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If you’re looking for something in the romantic line, check out my book, Gambler’s Folly. It has a 5 star rating on Goodreads.

http://www.bookstrand.com/gamblers-folly

Ciao amici!  Have a great weekend.

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Are you looking for something romantic? Something sensual, with maybe a hint of mystery?

Do you like futuristic worlds where pleasure is king?

What about shape-shifters?

If this sounds like the book you want to read, look no further. Gambler’s Folly combines all these elements. One reviewer says, “Gambler’s Folly is sensual and mysterious.”

A review at Goodreads had this to say–

“This book is smoking hot in an unexpected, underworld kinda way. I didn’t have to read several chapters in before I became totally engrossed. The Author’s engaging style captivated me before the 1st paragraph was done. Gambler’s Folly is a page turner, a bestseller, a literary Hidden Gem at its finest! I can’t wait to read the next book by Mellie Miller. “ (http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/694648347)

So go and check it out! The weekend is coming up–time to relax and enjoy a bit of romance.

http://www.bookstrand.com/gamblers-folly

Let me know what you think!

Ciao!

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Yes, indeed! And I am thrilled with the artist’s concept of the story. She caught all the important ideas in one picture.

I am impatiently waiting for the manuscript to return, so I can look it over again and sign off on the final. My manicurist is going to hate me….

Sorry Diane.

Anyway, watch for the release of  Gambler’s Folly, coming in July.

Ciao, amici.

a tardi…

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CommercialBavarlee Bernstein’s Let Me Tell Your Story web series on Facebook introduces a new author each week. He shares glimpses of new books each week at 8 pm Eastern time Saturday night.

If you missed episode #12, introducing Gambler’s Folly, you can still watch it. Just follow the link below to hear a bit of the first chapter as read by Bavarlee Bernstein.

http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=422332604529755

And while you’re there, check out some of the other books he’s introduced. There are a lot of new authors out there with a story to tell. So go check them out at Let Me Tell Your Story.

Ciao miei amici,

      a tardi….

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Yes, you read it correctly. I have signed a contract for Gambler’s Folly!  With any luck at all, the e-book will be out in July, followed by the print in November. I am so very excited! Hopefully the title will remain the same, but if not, that’s fine.

I’ll keep you posted on developments, so keep reading!

 

A tardi amici…..

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December is here, and that means most of us will be buying gifts for friends and family. I always enjoyed receiving gifts which would last, that I could keep and enjoy for years to come. One of my favorites was a good book. I still have books from when I was in grade school. And that’s been a while. I also have one of my favorites that I bought for  25 cents at a thrift store one summer, By Right of Conquest, by Arthur Hornblow. It is a romance from another era, copyright 1909. I’ve moved this book from Ohio to California, Oregon to Georgia, and everywhere in between. Every couple of years or so, I dust it  off and enjoy the journey once more.

Why not find a good book for the readers on your list this year?  There are a lot of them out there, for readers of every kind. And if you simply must have something electronic, check out some of the e-readers available. My husband enjoys being able to take his library with him when he travels for work. Since he may be gone for weeks or months at a time, having a good selection of reading material with him helps pass the time in foreign climes.  As a nurse, our daughter enjoys having something small to take with her if she’s sitting up all night with a patient. And our grandson just likes his Kindle because its cool.

Check out the books on Amazon.com. You can buy electronic versions of many favorites, lend them to others, or just check them out of the library. Or if you’re like me and savor the feel of a good book in your hands, you can get those as well.

While you’re there, check out my stories at:

www.amazon.com/author/melliemiller

Or you can buy Jareth: First Lord in paperback at:

www.createspace.com/401003

Have fun shopping.  Keep safe and have a wonderful holiday.

A piu tardi amici miei….

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Well, I just finished the cover for Jareth: First Lord and have uploaded the whole thing to my bookshelf for Amazon Kindle. Watch for it later this week. It’s also available for check out , so look it over and see what you think.

On to the sequel–Viviane:  First Lady.

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