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Cover release: The Winter Creek Hunter

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A year after the small town of Winter Creek was terrorized, Sheriff Jay Lightfeather is faced with the daunting task of dealing with reporters and Loons (Out-of-towners) that refuse to give up on finding the Beast.

When a bounty hunter arrives looking for the Beast armed with silver bullets, Jay faces the proposition that he could be in the crosshairs as another, deadlier creature rises from the curse of the past.

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About the author:

Where do I begin? Well first I guess it’s only fair to say that CP Bialois isn’t my real name. It’s a collaboration I made out of the three greatest pets anyone could ever want. My real name is Ed and I’m just an average person that has found a way to do what he loves.

For as long back as I can remember I loved to pretend. Whether it was with my Transformers, GI Joe, or He-Man toys I loved to create intricate plots and have them fight it out. As a fan of horror, science fiction, action, and comedy I dare say my taste in movies are well rounded. Some of my favorites were Star Wars, Star Trek, martial arts, and anything with Swarzenegger in them.

I’d write my own stories about the characters I saw in the theaters or TV or I’d just daydream about what I’d see myself as the hero of course. You can’t have a daydream without beating the bad guys, getting the girl, etc. It’s just not right to envision yourself as a flunky or sidekick.

As far as books I loved Sherlock Holmes, Treasure Island, Dracula, and the normal assortment. My early love was the Star Trek novels, I’d read them or the Hardy Boys relentlessly. For a time I could tell you the plot of over a hundred books not to mention comics.

I have to come clean and say that I learned to read because of comic books. I was bored, make that extremely bored when we started to read in school. Reading “the cat fell down” really didn’t interest me. My dad, who continues to astound me with his insight to this day, figured comics would work. With that in mind he went to the newstand in town and bought issues of Donald Duck, Scrooge McDuck, Tales From the Crypt, and Spider-man. He patiently read through them with me until I picked it up. Whether it was him or the comics I learned to read in about two weeks and for a while few were as good as I was. For years after that whenever we’d go out he’d always spring for a couple of comic books for me.

While it wasn’t exactly the perfect beginning everything I’ve ever read or have seen has influenced me in some way and now is the time I’d like to share some of the ideas I’ve had over the years with all of you. I hope you enjoy my stories, they’re always fun to write and I don’t see myself stopping anytime soon.

 

Cover Reveal: Hour Measure By Mark Roemmich

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Title: Hour Measure

Author: Mark Roemmich

Genre: Literary Fiction

Release Date: December 17, 2014

Publisher: Lysestrah Press

Book Description:

Every day, think as you wake up, today I am fortunate to be alive, I have a precious human life, and I am not going to waste it. I am going to use all my energies to develop myself, to expand my heart out to others; to achieve enlightenment for the benefit of all beings. I am going to have kind thoughts towards others, I am not going to get angry or think badly about others. I am going to benefit others as much as I can.” ― Dalai Lama

SHINDIG ON THE GREEN is famous for its seasonal festivals and musical venues. Live music and arts are a significant element in this tourism-based economy and surrounding areas. A large crowd of tourists and locals are milling about along the river, experiencing the arts and crafts and food displays, as well as the many single artists and Bluegrass bands featured in the farmer’s market atmosphere.

Jacob Labrecque has been coming to the Shindig on the Green since he was a young lad. He is walking with his family, which is made up of a daughter named Amy Harris and her husband, Ray. He was also blessed with a granddaughter named Emily, who is about eight years of age. She is quite small for her age, and she is always sporting a very old-fashioned hat that covers most of her head. It has small flowers on one side, and she will not leave the house without it.

Emily is full of life and leaves her mark everywhere she goes. There is not a person in Asheville that hasn’t been touched by Emily Harris in some way. A special aura surrounds her tiny body that radiates outward. She has been diagnosed with a peculiar strain of Leukemia. People like to label her as a Leukemia victim, but she enjoys every present moment of life and doesn’t like to be called a victim.

Emily lives the Dalai Lama’s philosophy at the young age of eight. Most people search their whole lives for the wisdom she possesses. Emily struggles with Leukemia, but she transcends her pain by living each day as it comes. When the pain is too great, she goes to her safe place within her hour glass world. She shares this hour glass world with a chosen few, but she always shares her wisdom and love of life.

Perhaps when you read her story or see her vision, you too will be affected by Emily Harris. Her story is filled with true emotion reflected in her poems. She will meet a young man that will translate these words–these lyrics–into a song that will become her legacy.

(Purchase links are not yet available.)

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23508987-hour-measure

Excerpt:

AS THEY WALK through the excited crowd, Amy and Ray keep watch over their exuberant child, enjoying the atmosphere as they fight back the sadness that obviously controls their lives now. If they were allowed, they would keep her inside more, but Emily won’t have it. Come rain or sunshine, Shindig night is her special night to enjoy all the things that make her happy.

“Papa, come see! The colors and patterns are exuberant and mystical, don’t you think?” Emily shouts to her grandfather.

Jacob walks up to his granddaughter and looks at the display of wraps, hats, and scarves. Emily takes a scarf from the table and pulls her hat away, revealing her bald head. She instantly creates a head wrap, spinning around for her family’s approval.

“What do think, y’all? Is it me, or is it me?” she asks as she twirls and throws back her head like a bull fighter.

“Most definitely, baby. You are very smart-looking and the dance makes it all work,” her mother says.

Emily smiles and decides to lobby for the purchase. “What do you think, Papa? Does this tickle you enough to pop for it?” she asks her grandfather with a giggle.

“Emily, that’s rude, honey,” her father says in a strong tone.

Emily realizes that her enthusiasm has pushed her beyond the limits of politeness. “I’m sorry, Papa, I just thought it would bring some color into y’all’s pale and drawn faces.”

Jacob laughs and agrees to make the purchase. He offers the young girl his advice in a whisper so that it won’t be heard by the vendor or her parents. “I think it’s a grand idea, but you should definitely haggle on my behalf.”

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About the Author:

Mark Roemmich, President and CEO of Noble House Entertainment Pictures, has been involved in the pre-production, production and postproduction of feature films, television, commercials, PSA docudramas and Visual Effects since 1969. As the global film industry continues to expand and mature and new formats are developed, NHEP has moved quickly to satisfy demand for quality projects.

Roemmich established NHEP in 1985 to develop and produce feature films, constantly working with prominent industry professionals to attract projects that are attractive to both the Major studios and the Mini-Majors. His vision is to keep NHE flexible and to establish co-production relationships throughout the world.

Since NHEP’s inception, he has written or acquired several main stream projects for development and production. Recently, NHEP has entered into co-production relationships with India/South Africa and Germany to produce and direct major epics.

Social Media Links:

Email: mroemmich@aol.net

Website: http://nhepictures.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/mroemmich

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/9023031.Mark_Roemmich

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