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Release Day for The Sword and the Flame: The Lightwalker

Originally posted on The BiaLog:
Good morning everyone! I have some wonderful news! After a year and a half of blood, sweat, and cursing, the third Sword and the Flame novel is here! I just wanted to take a moment and thank all of my readers that kept asking when the next novel was coming…

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Adventures of Alexis series cover

Adventures of Alexis Davenport Series: Available for Pre-order

Author Shay West’s, The Adventures of Alexis Davenport Series, takes the reader on a journey through time, and follows the struggles of a modern teenage girl as she copes with major life changes and a secret that could cost Alex her life. Pre-order on Amazon now and read the series in its entirety on December […]

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Pictures of Comet

I admit I was pretty stoked when the Philae orbiter landed safely on the comet. Then again, I get pretty excited at anything having to do with space travel. I’d love to travel in space, see what Earth looks like from far away, travel to strange new worlds. But alas, all I can do is […]

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Short Story: Two Hearts

If you liked Organ Reapers, you may enjoy this short story over on my WattPad profile featuring Eli and Ava :D

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Organ Reapers: Available Through Booktrope Publishing

Organ Reapers is now available from your favorite booksellers! Blurb: Detective Elliott “Eli” Robinson and his new partner, Ava Aguilar, are baffled by a series of brutal murders happening in their fair city. No evidence, no eyewitnesses…only mutilated corpses with missing internal organs. When Eli and Ava stumble upon evidence of similar gruesome crimes around the […]

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Life of a Single Lady

Being single ain’t all it’s cracked up to be. Not in the sense that I can’t be alone or need someone in my life to feel complete. Because I’m pretty okay on my own. Except that it’s damn hard being on your own. Know what I mean? And I think the difficulties are greater when […]

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Stand-Alone Epic Novel or Series?

Just curious as to what y’all prefer: A single volume that is 800+ pages (original LOTR Tolkein had prior to being split; Battlefield Earth) or do you like your books in smaller, bite-size chunks (like LOTR in the three separate volumes)? Is it better to break things into smaller volumes even if there isn’t really […]

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It’s Okay to Tell Your Kids NO

Washington. Another school shooting. Yet another messed up kid (I refuse to use his name) that can’t handle being told “no”. From his tweets, he couldn’t handle a girl not wanting to go out with him. Kind of sounds like why that other guy shot up a bunch of people in California not too long […]

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Organ Reapers Cover Reveal!

I am so excited to share this with all of you! This book was so much fun to write and I look forward to  more adventures with Eli and Ava! Organ Reapers will be available October 31st!

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This one is titles "Vegas Mars". Stunning visualization of the way tourism would play out on the Red Planet

Mars Colonization as Seen Through the Eyes of Jac Kephart

I honestly can’t recall the exact moment I noticed the stunning pieces of art gracing one of the hallways of Wubben Sciences Center (Colorado Mesa University). All I remember is standing with my mouth open, staring at the five mixed-media canvases, wondering who the artist was and what they depicted (the descriptive plaques came a few […]

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The Struggling Artist: The Casualties of Writing by Shay West

Originally posted on Lisa M. Gott:
“The pen is mightier than the sword.” We’ve all heard those words at some point before in our lives. Maybe it was an English class or like me recently, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. And most of us discern their true meaning. But there’s also another meaning that…

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Hitchhiker’s Guide Birthday!

I turn 42 next week but celebrated my birthday this past weekend with a Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy themed party. :D People came dressed in their PJs and bathrobes and most even brought their own towels. I had plenty on hand for those that forgot theirs. Because one can never be without a towel […]

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The Lightwalker by CP Bialois

About the Book Four years after the end of the Minotaur War and Berek’s sacrifice, the friends have moved on with their lives. Each has faced new challenges, but nothing can prepare them for what’s to come. Solaria fought against the Gods of Pyrain for dominance in an age long forgotten by most. Defeated, he was […]

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Building A Legend

Building a Legend by CP Bialois

  About the Book Respect is often one of the most difficult things to find when setting out on a new path. It’s not any easier being a Halfling, but Eron is determined to achieve his dream of being a ranger. Following the death of Reinhart, Eron is duty-bound to follow through on his dream. […]

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Cover Reveal for TAG by Shari Ryan

Book Description: What if your family had a big secret . . . a life changing secret. My dad, the bigwig CIA agent, was always on the run, whether he was being chased or doing the chasing. I missed him. Then my mom passed away, and my sister was murdered. I turned my solitude to […]

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