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Book Spotlight: The S.K. Series: Case #1 Jedidiah Walker

Today I am bringing you a book spotlight to the newest book written by Savanna Loy.  It is titled The S.K. Series: Case #1 Jedidiah Walker.  It is her fifth book and is available now! It is the start of a series she is writing and this book is inspired by her childhood. Despite those dark themes, the book aims to avoid harm, sustained by love, friends, family, Jesus, and coffee.

The S.K. Series: Case #1 Jedidiah Walker is currently only .99! Give a ‘new to you’ author a try! If you have read any of her others, now is the time to buy this one!

About The S.K. Series: Case #1 Jedidiah Walker
Author: Savanna Loy

Publication Date: December 15, 2023
224 Pages

Book Description:
Embark on a heart-pounding journey into darkness with “Case #1 Jedidiah Walker,” the debut in The S.K. Series.

FBI duo Jonah and Mackenzie Hudson, entwined in an unexpected love story, face a spine-chilling series of cases. Jedidiah Walker, a monstrous force driven by a twisted compulsion, takes the spotlight, crafting perfect murders. Drawing from the author’s haunting childhood, this psychological thriller weaves trauma, love, and resilience. In a world where the line blurs between killer and investigator, Walker’s relentless pursuit of the “perfect” crime captivates.

“Case #1 Jedidiah Walker” confronts serious triggers, offering an unflinching exploration of darkness and suspense, setting the stage for an enthralling five-part series. Are you prepared to unravel the enigma and explore the chilling pursuit of perfection on the edge of suspense?

Purchase Links:
Amazon US
Amazon UK

About the Author:

The author cherishes her marriage to a traveling RN, whom she has known for more than half her life. While he supports her, she juggles social media, book coaching, public speaking, and serving as a church secretary. From a 911 dispatcher and hostage negotiator in training, she transformed into a Christian School Principal. With six children—five adopted after fostering—and a mix of Bernedoodles, chickens, and goats, their blended family thrives. Despite dark themes inspired by her childhood, her newest book aims to avoid harm, sustained by love, friends, family, Jesus, and coffee.

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Book Spotlight: Out of the Darkness by Kelly Smith

Today I am bringing you a book spotlight to the newest book written by Kelly Smith: Out of the Darkness.  This is her second book and was just released on June 30th!  I will also be reviewing this one in the next month or so!

About Out of the Darkness:
Author: Kelly Smith

Publication Date: June 30, 2021
131 Pages

Book Description:

After going through and enduring an abusive toxic relationship, what do you do after you leave? You heal.

In, Out of the Darkness, the follow up to Kelly’s first book ‘Signs in the Rearview Mirror Leaving a Toxic Relationship Behind,’ Kelly takes you on her journey of her healing process recovering from her own past abusive tendencies and her previous toxic relationship. Dating soon follows and so do the bad and unhealthy dates. A life changing trip to Europe with a friend, shows Kelly what she’s truly looking for in a healthy relationship. With eyes wide open, Kelly meets Cruz. They click right away and as they move forward together, Kelly guides you throughout her firsts in her new healthy relationship after healing from a toxic relationship. What does a healthy relationship look like after abuse? Find out in Out of the Darkness.

Purchase Links:
Kelly’s Website
Amazon US
Amazon UK

 About the Author:

Kelly Smith, a two-time published author, first came on the scene with her debut novel, Signs in the Rearview Mirror: Leaving a Toxic Relationship Behind. After healing from her toxic relationships, she soon realized dating after a toxic relationship was difficult, which then led her to writing Out of the Darkness. Out of the Darkness, her sophomore book, is her own experiences with healing after abuse, dating and then finding love again. Both books are published by Sunny Day Publishing.

Smith has also combined her two passions, relationship coaching and writing into two successful podcasts. You can find Let’s Get Wicked Deep, A Dating Podcast and Writing Away with Kelly on all of the podcast platforms.

Smith an award-winning writer, writes for Elephant Journal and HuffPost. Smith is a dating expert for the online relationship and dating magazine, GoDates.  Smith is a certified relationship and dating coach who works with clients who are trying to rebuild their lives after an abusive relationship ends, or after a long term relationship ends.

Smith is a Boston native who moved to the Austin, TX area July 2003 with her three sons.

Media Expertise Kelly can speak on topics including domestic violence in teen dating, narcissism and toxic relationships, women as the abusers, recovering from an abusive relationship, dating again after an abusive relationship, narcissism in both men and women and living as an adult child with a narcissistic parent.

Contact Kelly:
Twitter @kellys_author
Instagram @bebravecoaching


Book Spotlight: Blood and Silver by Vali Benson

Today I am bringing you a book spotlight for the novel Blood and Silver by Vali Benson.  Blood and Silver was recently named as a finalist in the 2020 Indies Today Awards.  It is also a 3 time Readers’ Favorite Five Star Review.  Bravo!

About Blood and Silver:
Vali Benson
Publication Date:
April 3, 2020

142 Pages

Book Description:

What is a twelve year old girl to do when she finds herself in the silver boom town of Tombstone, Arizona, in 1880, and her only home is a brothel and her only parent is a drug-addicted mother? If she is Carissa Beaumont, she outsmarts the evil madam and figures a way out.

After tricking the madam, Miss Lucille, into summoning a doctor for her mother, Lisette, she discovers that Miss Lucille has been drugging her. She and the kind doctor make a plan to try to save Lisette by dosing her down on the drug.

Doctor Henderson tells Carissa that the only source for the drug is a Chinese immigrant named China Mary, who lives in Hoptown, at the other end of Tombstone. Carissa has no choice but to go to the powerful woman for help. Many say that China Mary is the one who really controls Tombstone.

China Mary admires Carissa’s brave spirit, and uses her influence to get her a job at the new Grand Hotel, which will free Carissa from her many duties at Miss Lucille’s. She will work along with Mary’s twelve year old niece, Mai-Lin. The two girls become fast friends.

Then, disaster strikes, and the two girls must work together to stay alive.

With a host of colorful characters and meticulous attention to period detail, Blood and Silver is a story of the best and worst of human nature, the passion for survival and the beauty of true friendship.

Purchase Links:
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Barnes and Noble

About the Author:

Vali grew up in the Midwest. She now lives in Tucson with her husband, two sons and grandchildren.

After graduating from the University of Illinois, Vali started and sold two successful businesses before she decided to pursue her real passion of writing. She published several articles in a variety of periodicals, including History Magazine before she decided to try her hand at fiction.

In April of 2020, Vali published her first novel, “Blood and Silver”. That same month, she was also made a member of the Western Writers of America.

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