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The Silent Violent Few: Noir

The Silent Violent Few: Noir
The Silent Violent Few # 3
By- Grayer Vaughan
Genre- Romance, Fiction, 16+
 
“How will he still want me once he finds out what I’ve done?”
Alabama Crowne thought she had finally secured her freedom when the life she was destined to live came to a halt. Despite everything she left behind, there was one constant she would never be rid of as death claimed who she was in order to become who she was meant to be all along:  Cash Zachary Calloway.
 
 Leaving one life to create another didn’t seem so bad until Finn Haines, the man she thought she knew, begins to become unhinged when secrets, lies and betrayal tempt them both into an epic end game of “name that Submissive”.
 
Thinking she chose the right Calloway, Alabama takes a chance to build a life worth living as she is set to give birth to the next Calloway heir until facts about Finn’s past lead her down a dangerous path filled with devious deviants of epic proportions.  
 
Unsure of who the father of her unborn child is, Alabama begins to struggle with her sanity, keeping her pregnancy hidden while she soon realizes that the only way out of the mess she created might be to return to the life she left behind as visions of her dead best friend Frankie lead her down a dangerous path of becoming the one thing she never thought she would: Mrs. Calloway.
 
Will the darkness she created claim the life she must live to be free or will her static inspiration become the dominant Noir she will need to save her from the violent death Goddess has planned?

 

Book 1-
 
Book 2-

Character Bios:

Full Name: Alabama Anne Crowne

Nickname(s)/Alias(es): Bam, Bama, Pony, Unicorn, Caley Crowne Marlow-Haines

Age: 27

Birth date: October 30

Personality: Extrovert/Analyst (ENTJ type) – Alabama is very strong willed, ambitious and steadfast. Leads from the front and always gets what she wants. She is powerful.

Likes: Classic Rock, Red Sox, Gardenias, Orange Gummy bears, the color Blue

Dislikes: Animal Cruelty, Secrets, Berries, Birds- parrots,

Fears: Losing herself.

Weaknesses: Cash Calloway

Height: 5’8

Weight: 135 lbs.

Body Type: Hour Glass

Scars/Distinguishing Marks: 70 lash scars from a bullwhip- placed there by Goddess (Book 1); C-Section scar (Book 2); Bullet wound scar (Left leg- Book 3)

Quirks: Raises eyebrows before laughing; Booming Cackle with snorting when she laughs;

Eyes: Green

Hair: Brunette

Complexion: Alabaster perfection

Relationship Status: Separated

Spouse/Mate: Finn Haines

Children: Daniella Celeste Haines-Calloway, Fielding Finland Haines-Calloway

Parents: Fielding Tyler Crowne; Carolina Crowne

Parent’s Statuses: Carolina- Deceased. (Cancer) ; Fielding (Living)

Best friend(s): Francesca “Frankie” Holden

Assistants: Sherry Caldwell; Lorne Matthews-Ripley

Main Enemy(ies): Stella “Goddess” McWarren; Finn Haines
Stories that this character appears in: “The Silent Violent Few” Series. Main Character.

Place of Birth: Carolina Grove. New York, New York.

Past Living Quarters: One 70 East. Marlow Beach Estate on Nantucket.

Current and Future Homes: Carolina Grove ; Cypress Crowne Downs Island.

Native Language(s): English

Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian.

Former Occupation/Job: PR Agent for Pierce Publicity

Current Occupation: Executive Grants Officer at Mint Lingley & Co. (New Owner)

Boss: was Samuel Kurt Lingley before Finn purchased the business for her.

Level of Education(graduated from high school, college, extra university work, etc.): MS in Economics- Princeton University; BA in Public Relations- BU; BA in Accounting- BU.
Full Name: Cash Zachary Calloway

Nickname(s)/Alias(es): Master; Cash Zachary; Big Nickels;

Age: 30

Birth date: July 7
Likes: Classic Rock, Red Sox, Royals, Control in all aspects of his life.

Dislikes: Disobedience, Secrets, betrayal.

Weaknesses: Alabama Crowne

Height: 6’2

Weight: 198 lbs. of pure muscle. 4% body fat

Body Type: Athletic

Scars/Distinguishing Marks: Scars from edge play on his back. Two Bullet wound scars (Right peck)

Quirks: Mischievous smirk; Raises right eyebrow when interest is piqued. Must be in control or he loses his chill.

Eyes: grayish-blue

Hair: Russet Brunette with natural gold highlights

Complexion: perfect shade of tan.

Relationship Status: taken

Spouse/Mate: Alabama Crowne.

Children: Daniella Celeste Haines-Calloway, Fielding Finland Haines-Calloway

Parents: Cash Zachary Calloway Sr & Meryl Lancaster-Calloway

Parent’s Statuses: Senior: Living; Meryl: Deceased

Best friend(s): Nolan Andrew Calloway.

Main Enemy(ies): Stella “Goddess” McWarren; Finn Haines; Meryl Lancaster-Calloway.
Stories that this character appears in: “The Silent Violent Few” Series. Main Character.

Place of Birth: Calloway Downs, New Orleans, Louisiana

Past Living Quarters: Calloway Downs; Bowery Triton

Current and Future Homes: Bowery Triton; Carolina Grove ;

Native Language(s): English

Languages Spoken: English, French, Italian.

Occupation/Job: Owner of Dover Flaxton & Bowery Triton; Owner of Paradise Canyon.

Current standing: Billionaire.

Level of Education(graduated from high school, college, extra university work, etc.): Master of Liberal Arts, Finance-Harvard University; BA in Accounting; BA in Foreign Languages.

About the Author-
Grayer Vaughan is the author of “The Vaughan Chronicles” series: Magnolia Like the Flower, Burning Blossom, Starshine; The Cathedral Saga: The Receiver, and The Silent Violent Few series: The Silent Violent Few, Risen, Noir.



Beginning at 11 years old, Vaughan began training in sport Karate as her parents wanted her to be able to defend herself against bullying in school. She began studying under the late 10th Dan Master Richard Dixon, learning Japanese Goju, which is Taekwondo, Kempo, and Kungfu combined. Over the next 7 years, she earned her blackbelt degree and fought all over the United States defending her regional, and divisional titles as well her right to fight for the State of Texas for her division. She received her first state title at 11 and her first world title at 14, fighting her way up to earn her titles. She is still undefeated and is now a retired World Champion. After making the decision to retire, she continued the family tradition in joining the Armed forces once they became of age. Upon discussing an opportunity to fight in the All-Army karate team, Vaughan decided to join the Army to follow in her father’s footsteps. serving 6 years in service, Vaughan returned home to Texas where she entered college to study as an artist. In an effort to keep a promise she made to her grandfather, Daniel, to write about her extraordinary life, she penned “The Vaughan Chronicles”, basing the story off her life experiences.                   



“There is always an opportunity to continue to grow mentally, spiritually, and physically. They may have tried to push me back, but they will never succeed. I can always get better. Never give up.” ~Grayer Vaughan.



According to Grayer, she never intended to become an author. “It happened by answering a “what if” question, and a promise. I was blessed enough to be with my grandfather, Daniel in his last hour here on Earth. He asked what I would do in the next ten years as he wouldn’t be around to experience it with me. I said, “I have no idea, Grampy…I guess I will sell my art- have a show or write a book? I have no idea!” He replied, “you should do it. I believe in you. Promise me you will do whatever it takes to get it out there.”



With the promise made, he passed away a few seconds later. It took 6 months for Grayer to honor that promise, and with each book produced, she continues to keep her accord intact.



Social Media Links-

Instagram- @Vaughanland

 

An Undying Oath ~ H.K. Savage

An  undying Oath blog tourBook Info-

An Undying OathTitle- An Undying Oath

By- H.K. Savage

Genre- Romantic Suspense

Published By- Staccato Publishing

 

Blurb-

Sergeant Justin Shaw returned from the war with what is left of his unit, though instead of being hailed as heroes, they are being sought as test subjects. Their last mission behind enemy lines to obtain a WMD ended with them exposed and on the run. Their goal is not only to destroy the weapon, but also the program being run by their own government. Justin and his men have sacrificed everything for their mission. Will it be enough? Samantha James, a girl whose father disappeared almost twenty years ago unwittingly holds the key. When her father returns bodies start to fall. Sam doesn’t know who to trust. Both Justin and her father have their own agendas and either one of them could end up with her dead.

 

Links-

Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10529795-an-undying-oath

Kindle- http://www.amazon.com/An-Undying-Oath-HK-Savage-ebook/dp/B00F8EWCLI/ref=sr_1_11?ie=UTF8&qid=1384800968&sr=8-11&keywords=hk+savage

Nook- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/an-undying-oath-heather-savage/1117001907?ean=2940148812463&itm=1&usri=an+undying+oath

 

HK SavageAbout the Author-

HK lives in the frozen hinterlands of the far North. The long, cold months provide ample opportunity to hunker down with her computer and create adventures far more enticing than scraping ice and getting frostbite.

 

Between books HK reads voraciously. Anything with a good plot and compelling characters are her broad parameters. One is as likely to catch her with a copy of Don Quixote as with the latest in Gail Carriger’s steampunk series.

 

HK practices martial arts, rides her horse, gardens and plays with her family every chance she gets. Next winter she intends to brush up on her Spanish and escape the cold for somewhere more tropical.

 

Links-

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/pages/HK-Savage/181388721888556

Twitter- https://twitter.com/HKSavage

Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4522217.H_K_Savage

Publisher- http://staccatopublishing.blogspot.com/p/hk-savage.html?m=0

Turn of the Moon ~ L.P. Dover

 
Turn of the Moon
Royal Shifters Standalone Series
Genre- Paranormal Romantic Suspense
Publication  Date-  August 25th, 2015


One girl. Two wolves. Promised to one. Destined for the other.


To escape the cruel, overbearing, Kade, the Yukon Pack alpha she’s been promised to, Bailey Whitehill flees her home in search of a new life, one of freedom where she can make her own choices. However, Kade will stop at nothing to make her his and begins the hunt.

 

As Bailey starts her new life, everything she’s known to be true, is not. Time is of the essence and choices have to be made or consequences suffered. Not only does Bailey fear Kade, but another danger lurks deep in the recesses of the forest. Unbeknownst to her, that danger is what she’s been searching for all along. At the turn of the moon, her fate hangs in the balance . . . and it’s up to her to make the right choice.

 

Available:

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Amazon AU —> http://bit.ly/1V4FFoI

 

About the Author-
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, L.P. Dover, is a southern belle residing in North Carolina along with her husband and two beautiful girls. Before she even began her literary journey she worked in Periodontics enjoying the wonderment of dental surgeries.
 
Not only does she love to write, but she loves to play tennis, go on mountain hikes, white water rafting, and you can’t forget the passion for singing. Her two number one fans expect a concert each and every night before bedtime and those songs usually consist of Christmas carols.
 
Aside from being a wife and mother, L.P. Dover has written over twenty novels including her Forever Fae series, the Second Chances series, the Gloves Off series, the Armed & Dangerous series, and her standalone novel, Love, Lies, and Deception. Her favorite genre to read is romantic suspense and she also loves writing it. However, if she had to choose a setting to live in it would have to be with her faeries in the Land of the Fae.
 
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Taming Evangeline ~ C.L. Matthews

Taming Evangeline TourBook Info-

Taming Evangeline EbookTitle- Taming Evangeline

Series- Shattered Souls #1

By- C.L. Matthews

Genre- Erotic Romance

Expected Publication Date- July 21st, 2015

 

Blurb-

Love, hate, and death lurk in the darkness; Evangeline gets tangled into a web of lust, lies, and deception that she wasn’t prepared for.

 

When she discovers the grim truth; the lives of innocents may be in danger including her loved ones.

 

The answer to her problems may lie in the past but can Gideon Blackwell, be “the fixer” that she needs or will Marcus Cagel uncover the underground organization of CK-21 and change everything?

 

One will be her undoing while the other will protect her above all else. When everything is on the line, the real question becomes; who will survive Evangeline Carpenter?

 

Links-

Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24301167-taming-evangeline?from_search=true&search_version=service_impr

 

C.L. MatthewsAbout the Author-

C.L. Matthews resides in Utah, the state with the best snow on earth. She is not a fan of the snow but loves her state just the same. She is known for her swag business and creative pieces. C.L. Matthews is a college student, swag maker, and new author, it isn’t an easy task but she wants to succeed in many things. Her hobbies consist of crafting, drinking coffee until she can’t consume any more, and reading until she falls asleep with books in her lap. C.L. Matthews is married to her childhood best friend, she got her happily ever after.

 

Links-

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/pages/CL-Matthews/482558545218327?ref=br_tf

Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/10784774.C_L_Matthews

Website- http://www.clmatthewsbooks.com/

Desert Fire ~ Charyse Allan

 

Desert Fire
Valley of Death Series Book# 2
By- Charyse Allan
Genre- YA Thriller
Expected Publication Date- May 12th, 2015
Payton survived being forced to flee her home in order to escape the Elites. Yet she’s still not safe. The Elites are relentless, and they won’t give up their pursuit of her that easily. With her loved ones at risk, and trusting her boyfriend Conner, the two devise a plan to ditch her family in order to keep them safe. But their plan quickly backfires and puts everyone in even more danger.
Reiley is left behind when Payton leaves. Having to prove herself as a capable assassin, she joins Cadmar in his pursuit to track and end the Elites. Except the agency anticipates their every move. In her angst to establish herself, Reiley is caught off guard and makes a deadly mistake that jeopardizes everyone’s lives.
Betrayal, abductions, and murder stand between Payton, Reiley, and their loved ones. Can they trust anyone in a world of treachery and destruction?
 
Check out the trailer! 

Please tell us about yourself using 3 verbs, 1 quirk and a pop culture addiction

Love, write, read

I can’t go to sleep at night without writing for at least ten minutes to clear my mind.

I’m addicted to Teen Wolf 🙂

Who do you consider the most swoon-worthy man in the literary world? How about on tv/in the movies?

Jericho Barrons in the literary world and Jude Law in the movie world.

Top 5 Favorite Things

Hanging out with my husband

Getting to teach my kids

A book hangover

Chocolate ice cream

Cheese

What’s the last song you listened to?

Lay Me Down by Sam Smith

Do you have any advice for anyone that would like to be an author?

Write. Don’t listen to people who tell you can’t do it, including yourself. One of my favorite authors, Nora Roberts, says, “If anyone tells you there’s a right way to write, they’re a lying bitch.” Don’t let anyone tell you how it’s done or that your writing style isn’t right. Just write, every single day. Write.

This or That-

*Paranormal or Dystopian?

Paranormal. I’m a sucker for anything with vamps.

*Winchesters or Salvatores?

Winchesters!!!

*Morning or Night?

Definitely a night owl

*Vanilla or Chocolate?

CHOCOLATE!!!!!

*Summer or Winter?

Where I live, the summer is amazing!

About the Author-
Charyse Allan grew up in Arizona dancing and riding horses. She is an avid reader, but didn’t become one until high school. This is also when she realized her passion for writing, however it wasn’t until a couple years into her marriage that she tried her hand at writing a novel.
 
When she isn’t writing or reading, she can be found in Northern Arizona, tending her garden with her husband and best friend, while their two kids and two crazy dogs run around the yard. Charyse is also a big fan of Holy yoga, juicing and being a vegetarian—she misses bacon like nobody’s business.

Social Media Links-

Blog: shortandsweetcma.blogspot.com    
Twitter: @Chaaryse4/https://twitter.com/Chaaryse4
 

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Starstruck JADED ~ Elle J Rossi

Jaded
Starstruck Standalone Series
By- Elle J Rossi
Publication Date- May 2015
Genre- New Adult Contemporary Romance
 
Welcome to STARSTRUCK, a showplace for talent, a playground for love.The hot nights amp up with Rossi’s novella JADED, part of a new contemporary continuity series by Beth Ciotta, Cynthia Valero, and Elle J Rossi. Three authors. One world.
 
MARRY ME, BROOKLYN.
 
Four years ago Brooklyn ran from that plea and straight toward what she dreamed would be a better future. An aspiring fashion designer destined for more than the boredom of small town life and the strain of a whiskey-saturated family, she launched herself toward the runways of New York.
I CAN’T.
Emmett couldn’t compete with the glitz of the big city, let alone erase Brooklyn’s emotional scars. When she turned down his proposal and left him behind, he poured what was left of his heart into his music. He got through with three rules: Play the guitar. Play the field. Forget about Brooklyn.
Now Brooklyn is back and the past and present collide inside Starstruck when Brooklyn fills in as lead singer for Emmett’s band. Night after night of thumping bass and passionately sung lyrics reminds them of every delicious memory they ever shared. But a sizzling attraction can only go so far when emotions are raw and trust is fragile. Emmett still wants forever. Brooklyn is only good at temporary.
Can two hearts find a way to truly connect off the stage, or will they stay forever jaded?
 
 
About The Author-
Elle J Rossi is a writer of Dark Paranormal and Fantasy Romance. Overly fond of the happily ever after, Elle lets her characters take control as they lead her down dark and twisted paths on their haunting journey toward love.
 
When not writing, you’ll more than likely catch her hanging with her husband, two kids and a cat who truly does rule the roost, or stealing the mic from her friends as the duel over country karaoke.

Share 5 things people might not know about you with us.

  1. I used to sing professionally for a living.
  2. I hate cold food.
  3. I’m a country girl at heart.
  4. I choose to believe in the unbelievable because who knows what’s really out there.
  5. I am very opinionated and often forget to turn on the filter.

What’s your favorite part of being an author? Definitely the escape. I love getting away from reality for a bit, creating new worlds, and getting to know the characters.

You write in several genres; do you have a favorite? I think that would be a toss up between paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Often the lines between those two are blurred anyway. Why?I love diving into a world of fantastical and supernatural beings. World building creates so many opportunities and really stretches the limits of my imagination. And, well, maybe part of it is because “others” are crazy sexy!

How does music affect your writing? To me, music is heart. Every song tells a story. Those stories evoke emotion. Emotion is the core of everything.

What do you have to have right at hand in order to write? Three things: books, music and coffee. I’m surprised I can sleep at all with the amounts of caffeine I consume in a day. I’m a better writer when I read. I try to read at least two books a week and this keeps me excited and fueled.

What one word would you use to describe your life? Gypsy.

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Buddy Carruthers: Wide Receiver – Jean Joacim – Book Tour

First and Ten

Book Info-
Title- Griff Montgomery, Quarterback
Series- First & Ten # 1
By- Jean C. Joachim
Genre- Sports Romance

Blurb-
He wants to find a wife. She doesn’t want to marry again –ever. Not exactly a match made in heaven. Ten years ago, Griff Montgomery, star quarterback of the Kings and womanizer, became a stand-in father for his widowed sister’s kids. His happy family life collapsed when she and her new husband moved to California. Griff wants his own family. But where does a “player” go to find his ideal mate?
Having sworn off marriage forever, Lauren Farraday barely kept her life together after her divorce. With her career shaky and depression closing in, the last thing she needed was a courtroom battle with a sexy athlete.
Forced, by a judge, into an uneasy truce, the pair denied their growing chemistry. Wary of Griff’s reputation with women, and hiding a secret, Lauren keeps him at arm’s length. Determined, Griff marches toward his goal. Can the quarterback handle the truth or will he walk away, like he always has in the past?

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Links-
Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24835543-griff-montgomery-quarterback?from_search=true
Amazon US- http://www.amazon.com/Griff-Montgomery-Quarterback-First-Book-ebook/dp/B00T751A58/
Amazon UK- http://www.amazon.co.uk/Griff-Montgomery-Quarterback-First-Book-ebook/dp/B00T751A58/
B&N- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/griff-montgomery-quarterback-jean-joachim/1121169106?ean=2940149981663
ARE- https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-griffmontgomeryquarterback-1739340-149.html
iTunes- https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/griff-montgomery-quarterback/id966737535?mt=11
Kobo- https://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/griff-montgomery-quarterback

Book Info-
Title- Buddy Carruthers, Wide Receiver
Series- First & Ten #2
By- Jean C. Joachim
Genre- Sports Romance

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Blurb-
Known for his record-breaking stats and womanizing ways, wide receiver, Buddy Carruthers, would give it all up for one chance to win the only woman he ever wanted, Emmy Meacham. Hard-won games, and traveling half the season kept Buddy from pursuing his secret passion. Even if he managed to corner her for a moment, would she still care?
Now a rock star known as Emerald, Emmy lived her life on the road with no time for love. In her dreams, she longed to turn back the clock and spend another night with Buddy. But lies and deceit had kept them apart for five years. Would a chance meeting wash away those years or cause old wounds to resurface? Could two lives traveling in opposite directions make room for love or would they continue to spin, out of sync, and always alone?

Jean C Joachim

About the Author-
Jean Joachim is a best-selling romance fiction author, with books hitting the Amazon Top 100 list since 2012. The Renovated Heart won Best Novel of the Year from Love Romances Café. Lovers & Liars was a RomCon finalist in 2013. And The Marriage List tied for third place as Best Contemporary Romance from the Gulf Coast RWA. To Love or Not to Love is a finalist in a 2014 contest held by the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America. She was chosen Author of the Year in 2012 by the New York City chapter of Romance Writers of America.
Married and the mother of two sons, Jean lives in New York City. Early in the morning, you’ll find her at her computer, writing, with a cup of tea, her rescued put, Homer, by her side and a secret stash of black licorice.

Social Media Links-
Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jean-Joachim-Author/221092234568929?fref=ts
Website- http://www.jeanjoachimbooks.com
Amazon Author Page- http://www.amazon.com/Jean-C.-Joachim/e/B001ITRQKY/
Goodreads- https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/334810.Jean_C_Joachim
Pinterest- http://www.pinterest.com/jeanjoachim/
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