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Red River Radio Presents Dellani’s Tea Time with Charles, Karen and Lisa!

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Red River Radio Presents Dellani’s Tea Time with Charles, Karen and Lisa!

Dellani Oakes

TODAY from 4-6 PM EST. Dellani interviews Charles Carson, Karen Lynn and Lisa Colodny

red river radio logoHalloween is over, Thanksgiving looms on the horizon, and after that, the madness of Black Friday! Make your shopping easier, buy books! My guests today have great ones to choose from. All three are new to the show, so I know we’re going to have a great time!

Lisa ColodnyLisa Robin Phillips Colodny was born and grew up in the rural countryside of Kentucky. She attended the University of Kentucky and Broward College in Fort Lauderdale, graduated with a Doctorate in Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University in 1994 and later obtained an MBA in 2004. Her non fiction publishing history includes approximately 34 publications in the health and science industry and 5 book contributions, also medical. Additionally, she’s been interviewed for 15 television programs or newspaper articles and participated in over 50 healthcare related speaking events. Fiction…

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The Dawnstone Tale — Chapter 2 continues again!

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(Where were we? Almost through Chapter 2! Well, Keinigan had just been shaken down by a trio of city guards and lost all his money. Now, what is he going to do? Let’s see…)

The sky stooping over the young faerlin turned a marvelous shade of indigo rose, the sun loitering on the eastern horizon. Keinigan had walked all afternoon and was nearing the coastal foothills of northern Myretrae. The mountains of the Great Caulderon emerged on the edge of his view to the east beneath the glowing sky, splitting the view with sharp distinction. The winds were blowing from the sea. On them, he could smell more rain in the clouds rolling across the west. The roads were still muddy from the intermittent squalls that had plagued the coast for the last few days.

It would be a soggy night, he mused grimly. Although he was a full…

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Everybody Needs a Friend Like This!

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It’s been my experience that there are some people you meet in your life, who are meant to be a part of it. Knowing them enriches you, nurtures your spirit, and makes you realize that your life is better for having met them. I’ve been fortunate to have met more than one of these people, and I treasure each one.

Amanda M. ThrasherAmanda M. Thrasher

One such individual, is Author Amanda Thrasher. Whether it’s her energy, joy of living, bubbly laugh, or happy smile, she makes anyone around her, feel better. Her books do the same. Whether she’s dealing with bullies, pressures on teens, chatting with ghosts, or dancing around the mushroom patch, her books have a message and purpose.

Amanda Thrasher s Collage 1Among my favorites are Mischief in the Mushroom Patch, Fairy Match in the Mushroom Patch and Spiderweb Scramble. Even though these stories are written for children, they are a joy…

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Sassy Sarcasm ~ Or Not?

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Sassy Sarcasm ~ Or Not?

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SASSY-SARCASMIt’s my month to do Sassy Sarcasm, and I’ve got nothing. I don’t like admitting this, because it makes me sound weak. Frankly, I declare defeat, on my part. In July, I had sinus surgery. That feels great, I can breathe the best I have in decades. Unfortunately, right after, my asthma flared up, and my lungs decided that bronchitis was a great option. My doctor and I don’t agree, but what can you do? Pesky buggers.

Needless to say, I don’t feel much like being creative. In fact, I’m lucky I feel like writing this about why I haven’t written a sarcasm post. I did feel as if I should post something, even if it’s not sarcasm, so I’ve hunted through my work, and picked up some dialogue snippets to share. I realize that some of them may have been shared here before, but I tried to get newer…

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Waiting to Exhale: New Mystery Thriller

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Carolyn M. Bowen, Author

Quote of the Day: “Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.”  Norman Vincent Peale

What’s Up?

We are busy getting ready for the launch of Chance – A Novel. Don’t forget to join me on Twitter for Chance’s birthday party, November 5th at 9 a.m. EST.

We’ll be giving away some cool prizes for mystery lovers. From a signed copy of this latest thriller to t-shirts, and a Kindle edition of Chance – A Novel, many goodies are up for grabs. Follow the Twitter Chats for details about how to win your favorites in the giveaway@cmbowenauthor.

Download and read book 1 in the Sydney Jones Series, Primed For Revenge now for just 99 cents.  You’ll be ready for more action coming November 5th. …

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What’s Next?

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What’s Next?

Dellani Oakes

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Alton and Velda is at an end. Now, the inevitable question of what to do next, rears once more. I’ve had my family draw titles from a cup, to no avail. The ones they chose, I don’t feel strongly about sharing. The ones I do feel strongly about, might offend—you see my quandary.

Even though I know it’s rather pointless, I am trying (once more, probably in vain) to get some input from my few, faithful readers.

Love Takes a Swim coverFirst choice: Love Takes a Swim ~ Kai Marcello works as a lifeguard at his parents’ health club. He also works part time as a paramedic. His mother hires a new water aerobics instructor, Paisley Saunders. Both have been burned by bad relationships, but find love together. Unfortunately, Paisley’s past comes back to haunt her, when she is stalked by the abusive boyfriend she thought she’d left behind.

shopping for love coverSecond Choice: Shopping for Love…

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Happy Birthday to Me!

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Happy Birthday to Me!

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It’s my birthday today, a milestone, as I turn 60. What a dreadful thing to admit! Usually, I don’t talk about my age. As my grandmother always used to say, “It’s no one’s business but my own.”

As those of you know, who follow my blog, I share snippets from my books, both published and unpublished, nearly daily here. Today, I want to share blurbs about my books, and I hope you’ll go have a look! It would be an amazing gift if some of you would buy a few.

So Much It Hurts by Dellani Oakes500So Much It Hurts by Dellani Oakes

Alone in the big city, Pia Donvan is feeling rather lost when she finally arrives at the majestic, old hotel in the downtown area. All that changes when she meets Flynn Chancellor. He and his roommate, Yancy Fredrick, take an interest in Pia, introducing her to their city. Pia seems to have found…

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