Erotic romance conjures up visions of wild sex and intimate relationships. While the idea of a naughty town may not be novel, (remember Peyton Place?) A.C. Anderson peers behind the closed curtains of Elmwood Park giving us an up close view of the town’s dirty secrets. Welcome To Elmwood Park may sound like a charming tale of life in suburbia; trust me when I … Continue reading Welcome To Elmwood Park by A.C. Anderson
I rarely blog about the reviews my books have received. This week I received great reviews on both of my books. In fact, as I looked back over the past few months, I realized I have a lot of very good reviews. The reader’s who have read my books have kindly taken the time to tell others what they thought. I would like to return … Continue reading Recent Book Reviews
Normally I would not review a Christmas story in the middle of January. However, “The Christmas Promise: A Short Story” by Mary Marvella is so compelling I think it applies to any time of year. Writing about domestic abuse is not an easy thing. If you have experienced it, it is a painful telling. If you have not experienced it, it can be difficult to … Continue reading The Christmas Promise: A Short Story by Mary Marvella
As we come to the end of October and fall begins to take hold of those of us here in the United States I want to take the time to reflect on Domestic Violence Awareness Month. Personally I don’t think one month is enough time to focus on this devastating international problem. Domestic Violence is not relegated only to our fifty states. It touches the … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness
Authors: S Jackson and A Raymond BIO: We both grew up in the middle of Kansas, and we currently split our time between Colorado and Kansas. We love traveling, reading, poker, enjoying the mountains and off road 4-wheeling. BUY: “When Angels Fly” “We often find ourselves daydreaming about what our futures will be like. This may be especially true if one lives in an environment … Continue reading “When Angels Fly” by S. Jackson & A. Raymond
Momma’s Gonna Buy You A Mocking Bird – Eden Sharp Kiki finished her last mouthful of porridge staring into the faraway eyes of the missing girl on the milk carton. She mused on where she might have gone and whether she was happy there. In her peripheral vision, she waited for Pa to be through with his breakfast. He chewed the blubbery pork rind with … Continue reading 1000 Word Challenge – Momma’s Gonna Buy You a Mockingbird by Eden Sharp
I have listened to the questions and read the responses to the domestic abuse questions; why do the abused stay and why do they finally leave. While I admit it started me remembering my personal experiences it also got me thinking about why I was being abused. Once again, as I had many years ago, I questioned whether I had done something to deserve the … Continue reading Why Stay? Why Leave? Why Abuse?
First let’s get something straight. Both guys and girls can be abused by a dating partner. This is sometimes hard for a parent to believe but it does happen. Do you suspect your child is being intimidated, coerced, or abused by a dating partner? If you know your child pretty well chances are something is going on. Some of the warning signs that your … Continue reading Teen Dating Violence-Is Your Child a Victim?