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Libertarian Apocalyptic   1 comment

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Interview with Raven H. Price   3 comments

Today’s interview is with Raven H. Price, who I have been retweeting often. Welcome to the blog, Raven. Tell us something about yourself.

Raven Price Author PicI am from Leesburg, GA, a small town a few miles north of Albany, GA.  I am a wife, mother and grandmother who retired from government service in 2014, to write and travel.

 

At what point, did you know you wanted to be a writer?

In 2010, I was inspired to write a fantasy/romance based on my own life’s story.  I lived through several heart-breaking events and felt sharing them in an entertaining manner would inspire and encourage other women to be more careful with relationships and seek a life with Jesus first.

 

 

What is your favorite genre … to read … to write?

I love to read fantasy and romance novels so, when I began writing, it was natural for me to incorporate the two genres.

 

 

I’m a big fan of writers who write the books they want to read. What are you passionate about?

Raven Price The PlanShowing people love, respect and acceptance regardless of their beliefs, lifestyles or sexual orientations.

 

 

Have you written any books that made a transformative effect on you?

Yes.  While I was writing THE PLAN, I realized if I didn’t write truthfully as well as in a fictional manner I would lose a reader’s interest.  I found myself crying many times and came to realize being a judgmental person had to die.  It was then I promised myself to be open-minded and show respect to people as much as possible.

 

 

Do you find yourself returning to any recurring themes within your writing and, if so, are you any closer to finding an answer?

Sort of.  The Plan, my first book is a stand-alone, but the other three are a trilogy call The Paradigm Shift Trilogy.   Convicted (Book 1) has an abusive theme involving physical abuse, Convinced (Book 2) has a mental abuse twist where Commissioned (Book 3) is a fantasy explaining why physical and mental issues are intertwined.

 

 

I’m going to drop you in a remote Alaska cabin for a month. It’s summer so you don’t have worry about freezing to death. I’ll supply the food and the mosquito spray. What do you do while you’re there and what do you bring with you? If you’re bringing books, what are they?

Raven Price ConvictedI usually write early in the mornings and after lunch I love sitting quietly in a natural environment.  Communing with what is around me clears my mind and opens my heart for a more enjoyable relationship with Jesus.  I like reading so I’d probably have a few romance novels to read in the evenings, such as Nora Roberts & J.D. Robb books.

 

 

Talk about your books individually.

Rather than talk about my books I will post the blurbs.

 

THE PLAN: As a young child, Rachel Parody has a very special relationship with Jesus. By his side, she explores a magical place, is comforted, and encouraged to not live in fear. Over time, Rachel and Jesus lose contact and evil demons use their time of separation to steer her into the ways of the world. Not until her heart is completely broken and her mind is convinced she is headed for hell will she seek a face-to-face encounter again with her Saviour. At the age of thirty-four, Rachel learns to rely and depend on her childhood friend once again. He teaches her the truth and then introduces her to the love of her life.
Because of her horrific past, many years later, Rachel’s need to be a good example for young women in her church drives her to worry over their romantic influences. When she notices a series of books and movies enslaving them with lustful desires, her interest gets piqued. After investigating the books, these stories don’t repulse her but become a catalysis for Rachel to share the love of Jesus with these girls. But the fantasy appeal of the characters enthralls the girls more than helping them see there is a true immortal named, Jesus. She tried many ways to share how this love story between a mortal and a vampire was written from references out of the Bible’s ‘Song of Solomon.’ but no one would listen.
Once Rachel realizes her efforts were futile, she asks Jesus to calm her obsession and send someone who could reach the younger generation with His loving nature. Instead of sending Rachel help, Jesus convinces her to write her own story. Exposing her past was not in Rachel’s plan, but giving her life away as an example was His.
Will Rachel tell everything?

 

CONVICTED (Book 1 of The Paradigm Shift Trilogy)

Raven Price ConvincedThis book was previously published as The Conversion (Book 1 of the Harvesting Machine Trilogy)
Convicted (Book 1 of the Paradigm Shift Trilogy) begins the story by explaining how after being beaten and emotionally bruised by two ex-husbands, Hope Anderson seeks the comfort she once felt within her family church. Upon her first visit back, she sits on the last row to secure her anonymity. Desperate to find comfort and acceptance, Hope felt judgmental eyes instead. Regularly plagued by fear and paranoia, Hope seeks counsel and finds it through a female evangelist on television. The woman’s depiction of love and her explanation of a spiritual journey prompts Hope to ask God for the same. He grants her request. Hope is taught how to pray effectively because of her journey with the Holy Spirit. With intercession, Hope is also granted supernatural gifts of spiritual sight and hearing. She faces demons bravely through her faith in the Holy Spirit to help others.
When Hope’s journey is over, she does not turn her back on her church or on her colleagues at work. Convicted, she boldly stands and fights for them using her superpowers. It is through this process that Hope learns to love herself and other people and to forgive.
Living happily with her Lord, Hope is faced once again with what caused her immense fear and paranoia. The fight for her life begins, and it is the worst physical and spiritual battle imaginable!

 

CONVINCED (Book 2 of The Paradigm Shift Trilogy)

Raven Price CommissionedA prophecy is starting over. Heaven holds a meeting so the last piece of a puzzle can be found. Jesus chooses Gina Grimes, a strong willed, self-serving and unchurched young woman to complete the team.
For Jesus’ plan to work, the Holy Spirit has to first convince Gina her lifestyle isn’t great. He uses Caylee Sellers, Gina’s happy-go-lucky co-worker, to convince her there is a better life with the Lord. Once Gina submits to Jesus, he sends her a guardian angel. But when the angel called Ox arrives on the scene to guard her, he sees that Satan is already focused on Gina and is determined to ruin or kill Jesus’ new convert before the Lord’s seed of faith can take root.
A battle of wills begins and in the process Gina gets physically hurt. To counter act the situation Satan caused, the Holy Spirit uses another strategy on Gina to produce an effect that will shape her outlook and give her a supernatural way to contour nearly every action and thought.
While Gina physically heals, the Holy Spirit makes sure Gina finds new friends who are also equipped with guardian angels and various powers. Jesus’ plan starts working. Gina gains strength with the Holy Spirit’s guidance, Ox’s presence and her new friend’s assurance. Will she find what she craves before all hell breaks out?

 

COMMISSIONED (Book 3 of the Paradigm Shift Trilogy) picks up where Convinced left off. After Gina Grimes places Satan under her feet, Jesus declares a war. One factor remained before He could follow through with His war. God, insisted He free Satan’s harlot before proceeding with the annihilation.
After Jesus releases the harlot, for one year, the Holy Spirit, also known as Whisperer, will narrate the story behind the commissioned. He will lead readers through more escapades involving the heroes and heroines of the first two books while explaining how they harvest souls for God’s kingdom. After telling how Pastor Craig Reed is transformed into the vessel God uses to preach the true meaning of love, Jesus unleashes his final battle that affects the old harlot and gives her a purpose.
Who is this harlot that Jesus redeems? Why did God insist she be saved from Satan before Jesus started a war? How is she transformed to create a paradigm shift for mankind to follow? Find the answer to these questions and see how her decision and actions affect all of humanity.

 

 

 

What influenced your decision to self-publish?

I had a previous contract with another publisher, but the books were priced too high and it forced me to rethink my career.  Self-publishing was a great decision.

 

 

Price is so important when it comes to selling books. You would think publishers would know that, but they don’t seem to. What do you find to be the greatest advantage of self-publishing?

I love being in total control of my work.

 

Conversely, what do you think self-published authors might be missing out on?

The only thing I miss is having someone’s help with marketing and planning book signing events.

 

 

Who designed your book cover/s?

selfpubbookcovers.com

 

 

Do you belong to a writer’s cooperative? Describe your experience with that.

Yes.  I belong to South Georgia Writer’s Guild.  All of the authors share helpful tips, encouragements as well attending events together.

 

 

 

Do you write specifically for a Christian audience? Why or why not?

I am a Christian fiction writer, but my books are not just geared to a Christian audience.   All women, not just Christian women will enjoy my books because they are sweet romances with fantasy elements that will keep their interests.

 

What are some of the special challenges of being a Christian writer?

People think since you write Christian themed books that you will be a preachy, judgmental writer.  I’m the opposite of this.  I try to inspire, and encourage women who feel forgotten, abused, and weak.  I love empowering my readers with hope and happy endings.

 

Christians are told to be “in the world, but not of it.” As a Christian writer, how do you write to conform to that scripture?

I’m glad you asked.  I truly believe in a spiritual existence, where we can be better people, know true love and grow as strong, well-rounded people.  Without having a sense of a pure undefiled place, our realities would cause our brains to malfunction.  Everyone must be able fantasize, dream or wish upon the proverbial star.  I write a lot about the spiritual realm where angels live and fight for us.

 

How do readers find you and your books?

Amazon

Facebook

Twitter

 

 

Step Into A Rich World   1 comment

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Provisional Disaster Plan   Leave a comment

lela-markham-book-cover#free 1 day only Life As We Knew It. “Terrorist attacks on distant cities forces a small town to forge its own disaster plan. What would you do?” Book 1 of Transformation Project

To Heal a Kingdom   Leave a comment

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Stay Tuned for A Launch Party   Leave a comment

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My friend Angela Guidolin is launching her new book Across Spacetime this week and I’m doing an author spotlight Thursday, March 30 from 6:00-7:00 am Alaska Daylight Savings Time (who knows why, at over 12 hours of sun a day, we need to save daylight, but that’s the United States government in its infinite bureaucracy). There’s a link below if you want to know when that is in your time zone.

Across Spacetime Book Release Party

Several other authors are participating. I’m giving away a ebooks (first book in of both my series) and it looks like some of the other authors are also.

Lela Markham 3 pm-4 pm BST or 6 am -7 am Alaska Daylight Time
Tim Lewis 4 pm-5 pm BST or 11am-12pm EDT
Jessica Veter 5pm-6pm BST or 12pm-1pm EDT
Helena Trooperman 6pm-7pm BST or 1pm-2pm EDT
Angela Guidolin 7pm -8pm British Summer Time
Terence Mitford 8pm-9pm BST
Kal Uddin 9pm-10pm BST
Melissa Macfie 10pm-11pm BST or 5pm-6pm EDT

To find out the correspondent time in your timezone, just follow the link:http://www.thetimezoneconverter.com/

Prizes:

By Lela Marham: The Willow Branch-Book 1 of The Daerman Cycle (Fantasy); and Life As We Knew It-Book 1 of the Transformation Project Series (Science Fiction)

By Tim Lewis: Timeshock: I Want My Life Back-Book 1 in the series (Science Fiction); and Magpies and Magic-Book 1 (Fantasy)

By Jessica S. Veter: The Eyes Have it (Science Fiction)

By Helena Trooperman: Good Fortune: A Futuristic Techno Thriller  (Thriller)
By Angela Guidolin: 2 copies of Across Spacetime (authorgraphed)

By Terence Mitford: The Scarlet Club, (Thriller)
By Kal Uddin: Rise of the Red Harbinger-Book 1 of The Drowned Realm (Fantasy)

By Melissa Macfie: Fate’s Hand– Book 1 of The Celtic Prophecy (Fantasy)

What Makes A Man   3 comments

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lifeasweknewitIt’s an interesting question … what makes a man? We are all the sum total of the things that have happened to us from birth to any moment in time. These experiences determine how we react in any given circumstance. They are the foundation of who we are today. It’s a question

It’s a question authors ought to ask about our characters because answering that question gives a character depth. You don’t necessarily need to share the answers with your readers, but it helps if you know the answers for yourself. It’s the difference between a flat one-dimensional character and a multi-faceted person who lives on the page.

Since my characters just sort of invade my brain rather than my constructing them, I often don’t know what makes them tick until long into the writing process. They will suddenly react to something in a certain way and I’ll go “hmm? Now why’d you do that?” Generally, these characters will not allow me to redirect them, so I have to answer the question – What made you the way that you are?

In Transformation Project (an apocalyptic series that currently includes Life As We Knew It and Objects in View), I have two brothers who are very different from one another. They were raised by the same people, have the same sister, in the same town, only a couple of years apart in age. They even dated the same girl … and one of them married her. So why are they so different?

To a certain extent, the difference started before birth. Their mother’s pregnancy with Shane was more difficult — he was very active, he was early, he gave her morning sickness for eight months. He was a more demanding baby, prone to colic, and impossible to put on a schedule. He crawled early, walked at eight months, and climbed the stairs before he was a year.

Meanwhile, Cai was an easy pregnancy, a calm baby, who slept through the night by six weeks, and reached his milestones only a few weeks ahead of other kids. The first child, he was immediately one of the bright kids when he got to school and would eventually be valedictorian. He excelled at team sports, was the prom king, and a good church kid. He went on to a great college career, followed by law school, followed by taking a job as the City attorney for Emmaus. He’s paying off his student loans by living with his parents. The only bumps in his road have been getting a girl pregnant and her deciding to get an abortion and marrying his brother’s long-time sweetheart after his brother left town with no intentions of returning. He’s just an easy-going, practical guy, voted most likely to succeed.

objectsinviewShane also did very well in school. He could have been the valedictorian, but his girlfriend beat him out of it. A pivotal moment for shaping his life happened when he was about 9 and was tossed from a horse, causing a dislocated shoulder. It was a somewhat remote location, which required him to get back on the horse and ride to help. He liked individual sports – wrestling, kickboxing, running and horseback riding. He lost his virginity at 14 to that long-time girlfriend. He also drank and smoked pot. He had no use for church growing up, even though he admires his grandfather’s faith. He fell in with his girlfriend’s father, who supplies alcohol to dry Kansas counties. He worked other local jobs in high school too. He was an adventurer who liked to push the edge of safety. He studied to become a pilot and ran up student loans, then got caught selling pot to someone at college, which brought him into contact with his roommate’s father, an FBI agent who needed someone from Emmaus to act as a confidential informant with a militia just outside of Emmaus. Although that operation turned out well for the government, it blew up in Shane’s face by estranging him from his girlfriend and her father. This required him to flee town. His grandfather innocently connected him up with a small air freight company (owned by the son of a friend) that turned out to be controlled by a drug cartel, which caused his current handler to recruit him as an informant. That later led to deployment to the Middle East, which had its own set of influences good and bad.

So, now, in the maelstrom of the post-apocalypse, these two men react to what comes their way in very different ways. I like playing with the two characters, knowing that they won’t act the same. Because I find force characters to do things against their wills results in wasted writing time, I sometimes have to adjust my plot to please the characters. I suspect Shane and Cai will scare each other to death and that they will secretly admire one another’s technique while being utterly incapable of imitating it. I also suspect, if the series goes on long enough, that they’ll learn from each other … at least to know when to get out of the other’s way.

Launch of “Child of Night Guild”   Leave a comment

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Amazon Kindle: https://www.amazon.com/Child-Night-Guild-Queen-Thieves-ebook/dp/B01N1TC3VW/

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Amazon Canada: https://www.amazon.ca/Child-Night-Guild-Queen-Thieves-ebook/dp/B01N1TC3VW/

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33412715-child-of-the-night-guild

 

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Interview with CP Bialois   5 comments

cpbialois-author-picToday’s interview is with CP Bialois. Welcome to the blog.

Thanks for having me. 🙂

 

Tell us something about yourself. 

I’m originally from Pennsylvania and currently reside in South Florida. It took a couple of years, but I finally got over the culture shock of the move. lol

 

That would be a big difference, almost as great as Alaska to Florida. You’re a rare breed among indie authors. Tell us about that.

I’ve run the gambit from working fast food to being a warehouse supervisor, and I’m currently self-employed as an author and editor. I may not yet be Stephen King, but as long as I can pay some bills I’m not complaining.

 

Well, Stephen King started out working as a teacher to pay his bills, so good fortune in the book biz can come to any of us.

I have to admit, I owe my being an author to my wife, Jamie White. She’s always been supportive and doesn’t have an issue with my “playtime” with my characters. 🙂

 

Sounds like a great author’s partner. At what point did you know you wanted to be a writer?

cpbialois-the-winter-creek-beastThis is a tough one. Lol. I spent most of my youth writing short stories, but I eventually grew out of/away from it as the need to make money became a priority. Despite that, I still took part in a few online RPGs involving some of my childhood favourites like the Transformers, GI Joe, and so on.

It wasn’t until 2010 that I started to write short stories again. I’d share them with one of my co-workers and he loved them. He then shared them with his co-workers at his other job and they liked them, which gave me a confidence boost.

Later that year I started to write my first book, Call of Poseidon, then lost my job. With a partially finished manuscript and being told I was overqualified for everything around us, I thought I’d try my hand at writing and haven’t looked back.

 

Tell us about your writing process.

My process is simple, yet complicated. Lol

I like to hand-write my novels as it helps me focus more on the story instead of the hundreds of ideas that appear out of the blue. While I can write anywhere, I prefer the library away from people. I prefer quiet solitude, and can usually pick out the best spots.

I’m extremely anal when I write, so my first drafts are usually about 85% of the finished product. While it makes future rewrites and editing easier, it can be time consuming when writing, so I recommend shutting off your inner editor if you’re able to. lol

 

cpbialois-skeleton-key-websiteWhat is your favorite genre … to read … to write?

I don’t really have a favourite genre. I like a little of everything, so I read and write a little of everything. If I have to choose, I’ll take a wimpy way out and go with a tie between Fantasy, Horror, and Sci-Fi. 😀

 

What are you passionate about?

Being myself and doing things the best way I see fit. I’m adamant that we shouldn’t allow ourselves to be pushed into a square slot if we’re a round peg. Our individuality is important, so as long as we don’t cause any harm, why not embrace it?

 

Which is kind of how we connected on Twitter because we have similar philosophy there. Where do you get the inspiration for your novels?

This is going to sound so simple, but from the world around me. My wife yells at me all the time because I can see a bird fly overhead and I’ll have an idea about a sneak thief hiding in the bushes looking for his next victim. My ideas usually aren’t tied to any one thing and appear at random.

 

What sort of research do you do for your novels?

cpbialois-the-last-world-website-useIt depends on what I’m writing. I’ve lived off of videos about Atlantis, Ancient Egypt, and the Titanic on youtube or TV. Wikipedia is another resource I couldn’t live without.

 

If someone who hasn’t read any of your novels asked you to describe your writing, what would you say?

Good question. I’d have to say, I like to trust my readers to use their imaginations and see the world and people I create as they see fit.

 

Do you find yourself returning to any recurring themes within your writing and, if so, are you any closer to finding an answer?

Honestly, I seem hopelessly lost in writing coming-of-age stories. I think it’s something we all struggle with at some point and, to me, is something we never stop doing. We’re constantly learning and growing, so I like to think I do the same with each story I write.

 

Are you a plot driven or character driven writer? Why?

Character. I like to sit back and let my characters decide their fate and take me on their journey. 🙂

 

Do you write from an outline or are you a discovery writer?  Why?

I’m a little of both. I usually know how a story will start, what the climax will be, and how it’ll end. I then let the characters fill in the gaps. For me, it’s more fun not knowing what’s going to be done or said from one line to the next. Plus, when I tried using outlines, they tend to change after the first point. lol

 

cpbialois-satf-book-cover-preview-front-nookYeah, mine too. What point of view do you prefer to write, and why?

I prefer Third Person Omniscient. I think it adds more depth to the characters if we know what they’re all doing. I like writing in Limited as well, but I like to see the trees and the forest (No scene breaks between POVs). It gets boring just seeing one tree all the time. Lol

To be honest, I’m not a fan of the term “head hopping” as it’s become a derogatory term used to shun people from writing in Omniscient. To me, that’s forcing people into a style instead of allowing them to find what works best for them.

 

I’m going to drop you in a remote Alaska cabin for a month. It’s summer so you don’t have worry about freezing to death. I’ll supply the food and the mosquito spray. What do you do while you’re there and what do you bring with you? If you’re bringing books, what are they?

Oh boy. FYI, getting me out of there won’t be easy. LOL

 

You gotta cut your own firewood, man, come winter and … warning, there’s an outhouse. Alaskan winters are much more challenging than our summers.

I’d love to say I’d spend my time writing, but I know that won’t be until a couple of weeks in. I’d probably spend most of my time sitting outside enjoying the sights and sounds of the woods while reading. I’ll have to have a stack of Stephen King, Tom Clancy, and Sue Grafton books to read as well as a stack of notebooks. Lol. Once I’m settled in and all zenned out, I’ll start writing. 😀

 

Talk about your books individually.

Well, my first book, Call of Poseidon, is a mythological thriller similar to the DaVinci Code. It’s based on the premise of a ancient relic of Poseidon being responsible for the sinking of Atlantis. The surviving Atlanteans have formed a secret organization that draws the attention of the US government and a police officer following a double murder.

 

My Sword and the Flame series currently has four books and two novellas taking place in the world of Pyrain and focuses on a group of adventurers. It’s an epic fantasy adventure that begins with a young man trying to buy his freedom and come to terms with a strange power within him. Each of his friends goes through a similar path of self-fulfilment as they struggle to find their way.

 

Skeleton Key is a collection of 13 short stories in the psychological horror/suspense genres. So far, I’ve managed to cause a few people to double check their locked windows and doors and turn on all their lights. I’ll take that. 😀

 

The Last World is my first Sci-Fi book that delves into the origin of humanity and the possible lengths an alien will go to keep us safe.

 

My Winter Creek Trilogy follows Jay Lightfeather, Winter Creek’s Sheriff, as he struggles to deal with mysterious killings while coming to terms with his own destiny and the sins of the past. Each book focuses on a different legendary animal from the Appalachian Mountains as well as Native American folklore and the Salem Witch trials.

 

I love the multi-genre aspect. What do you want readers to think or feel after reading one of your books?

Call of Poseidon by [Bialois, CP]Honestly, I hope they had a good time. I don’t write to drive home any points or ideals, but to have fun. I love reading to escape, and if I can help someone else forget their problems for a few hours, I’m good. 🙂

 

What influenced your decision to self-publish?

After doing a lot of research, I liked the idea of having control over my project. I don’t have to worry about someone changing the title, cover, postponing a release, or not paying me. Plus, if I don’t do well, it’s easier for me to figure out what I did wrong instead of wondering who did or didn’t do something.

 

What do you find to be the greatest advantage of self-publishing?

The ability to be myself and maintain my vision along with being able to tweak anything that may need it.

 

Conversely, what do you think self-published authors might be missing out on?

I’d have to say we miss out of the publicity push. While it’s easier and cheaper to advertise than previously, it’s still difficult to build a following while a publisher usually has a solid base in place to market to.

 

With the number of self-published books increasing by such a huge rate, it is really difficult for authors to make their books stand out. How do you go about this?

Just by being myself and maintaining my vision for my books. While it’s not an easy task, I think it’s harder to stand out if my style mirrors everyone else’s, whether they’re self-published or not.

 

Who designed your book cover/s?

I’ve had three awesome cover artists work with me over the years. The Sword and the Flame: The Forging and Skeleton Key were done by Audrey Haney. TSATF: The Purging and Lightwalker were by Bitten Twice (https://www.facebook.com/BittenTwice-295323473457/?fref=ts)  , and the SATF: The Dragonmaster and the Winter Creek trilogy were done by RJ Keith (https://www.facebook.com/Clockmakersdoll/?fref=ts).

 

Do you believe that self-published authors can produce books as high-quality as the traditional published? If so, how do you think we should go about that?

Definitely. I think writing an awesome and engaging story is the first step. I’ve honestly read several self-published books I thought were better than some traditionally published books. Second, we need to continue to study our craft to tighten up any weaknesses we may have, and, of course, having awesome covers that convey the story we’re telling.

Probably the biggest and most important is we need to stick together instead of tearing one another apart. I’ve met some phenomenal authors and people, but I’ve also seen a good number of self-published and Indie authors in general try to tear others down on social media. It’s a lonely world out there, and if we don’t support one another, who will?

 

I completely agree. So where do readers find you and your books?

My Website: https://cpbialois.wordpress.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorCPBialois/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/CPBialois

Amazon Author Page: http://www.amazon.com/CP-Bialois/e/B006QK4TX2/

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/cpbialois

 

Release Today   Leave a comment

Release worldwide on December 11th, both paper and kindle format. The kindle price will be $0.99, and free if a subscriber to KindleUnlimited. The paperback version is $12.00US.
The Beyond Experience by [Reid Jr, Michael]
Michael Reid, Jr.’s website, http://www.michaelreidjr.com has the first two chapters, as well as information about the author.

Dr. Lewis had always found a way to hide his deepest secrets: the abuse as a child, the loss of his fiancé, the reasons why he rejected the lucrative offer from Harvard. But, when Kyle, his lab assistant, convinces him to push the limits of the drugs he’d spent a decade perfecting, his lies begin to unravel.

Kyle’s emotional events during treatment forced him to believe it was an event on another plane of life, a spiritual experience at its highest echelon. Thousands of people all over the world were experiencing similar events to Kyle’s, claiming they’d been to heaven. However, Dr. Lewis disagreed, and spent countless hours searching for a neural pathway within the brain itself as the source of the augmented reality.

More secrets, lies, and love drive the two close friends apart, beginning a cascade of events that point Dr. Lewis toward entering The Beyond Experience himself. He fought the treatment for nearly two decades, convinced his terrifying past would confront him. What he experiences becomes far more world shattering than he’d ever imagined possible, but will finally give him the answer to why his fiancé, Lily, had spoken her haunting final words: “forgive me.”

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