The 5th Pocono Writers Conference

You can now sign up for the 5th Pocono Writers Conference!  Details at the link!

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Pictures from the 2017 Workshop

It was a productive day — we had a lot of fun, learned some new things, ate a lot of cookies, and made some money for the library!  (Click on a picture to see it full size)

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Uncommon Ground

Congrats to Pocono Liars Club member Kelly Jensen on her latest release!

Dillon Lee’s grandfather was a conspiracy theorist. Every summer he’d take Dillon on a tour of New York City while entertaining him with tales of aliens. Fifteen years later, after a phone call from a lawyer, Dillon is carrying his grandfather’s ashes from landmark to landmark, paying a sort of tribute, and trying to figure out what to do with his unexpected legacy. unnamedWhen someone tries to steal the ashes, a guy Dillon has barely met leaps to the rescue, saving the urn and the day.

Steilang Skovgaard is a reclusive billionaire—and not human. He’s been living in Manhattan for over twenty years, working on a long-term plan to establish a safe haven for his people. For seven years, his reports have gone unanswered, however, and he is the only surviving member of his interstellar team. The connection he forms with Dillon soon after meeting him is something he’s missed, something he craves.

But after someone keeps trying to steal the ashes, it looks as though Dillon’s grandfather was involved in more than theories—and might not have been exactly who everyone thought he was. Steilang doesn’t know how close he can get to the truth without revealing himself, and Dillon is running out of people to trust. Can these two work out what’s going on before the thieves set their sights higher?

Order it today on Amazon!

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Tight Rope

The only good Muslim is a dead Muslim …

In a socially and politically divided country after the presidential election, activist and American Muslim Nour Ibrahim prepares to deliver a speech at an anti-hate rally condemning the surge of attacks against people of color, immigrants, Muslims, and anyone else deemed different or disposable. tight-rope-6As her inbox overflows with racist, xenophobic threats, she struggles to remain focused, refusing to give in to the fear. Concerns for her safety during the speech mount as one ruthless stalker escalates his terror campaign. Bitter and blinded by hate, he’s not satisfied with merely keeping Nour from speaking out: he threatens to silence her for good.

Stressed by the impending rally, a stabbing pain in her gut, and an Internet psycho who has her in his crosshairs, Nour begins to wonder—which one will kill her first?

Author of As One Door Closes, The Broken Half, Secrets That Find Us, and But You LOOK Just Fine, native born American Muslim (and Liars Club member) Sahar Abdulaziz uses her writing platform and voice to advocate for the underrepresented and marginalized. Her multidimensional characters have been described as having “substance and soul.”

You can order this book now on Amazon!

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Deaglan’s Deception

Congrats to Pocono Liars Club member Belinda M. Gordon on the publication of her latest book, Deaglan’s Deception!DD-ebook-cover-300

Someone is killing leprechauns.

Tressa wants nothing more than a quiet wedding with just her loved ones around her. That hope is lost when large numbers of the fae come into the Human World to witness the King’s Jewel marry, bringing murder, sickness, and the rise of evil with them.

Dozens of fae, inexperienced with disguising their differences from humans, gather near a small town in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Will the people of Findale discover the existence of the fae? Does the Unseelie Prince, who has sworn to burn Tressa at the stake, have one of the lost treasures? And can the assassin killing the Leprechauns be stop before he kills again?

This third book in the King’s Jewel series continues Tressa and Alexander’s story of love and intrigue as they search for the lost treasures of the Tuatha de Danann to return the Sidhe into heaven’s good graces.

You can order this now on Amazon.  Belinda’s web page has more information!

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The End of a Lie

Pocono Writer Mary Anne Moore‘s latest book is now available!Moore

Take a tour of southern Africa where no one is simply who they claim to be. Amy Mohr is a physicist with spy craft as a sideline. Mike Stone is a former intelligence agent who now runs tours of southern Africa. Under cover, she plays the role of a tourist whose mission begins as a search for a lost cousin and evolves into a desperate effort to thwart plans that threaten to wreck further havoc on a land already on the precipice of war. Collecting allies along the way, they face betrayal, political intrigue, gun runners, and rhino poachers. Both must confront issues of their past before they can effectively face the future. They discover they are stronger together than apart.

You can order this on Amazon.

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Monroe County Book Expo

This weekend (April 15) is the Monroe County Book Expo at the Hughes Library, where you can meet local authors (and buy their books)!Libraryflowers

Among those who will be there will be Liars Club members Sahar AbdulazizBelinda M Gordon, Susan Moore Jordan, and Michael A. Ventrella as well as many other authors who by all accounts should be Liars Club members.

The event is from 10 am to 2 pm and is free. We look forward to seeing you there!

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