Which Fantasy Creature Are You?

Sceadu is such a worthwhile and invigorating read that it is quite likely to spawn a cult following, who will soon be asking for more stories in the same vein.”
-Lois Henderson, BookPleasures

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Sceadu_Prashant Pinge_Cover med All this while, Matilda’s shadow had been growing larger and larger. Suddenly, it lunged out of the ground and swallowed her, like a python does its unsuspecting prey.

Nine year old Matilda ends up with a century old book through a series of strange coincidences. And disappears. Her brother and cousins are forced to suspend their hostilities and pursue her to Sceadu, a land inside the human shadow. Once there, the reluctant visitors find themselves chased by the vicious Hefigans, creatures of Sceadu. However, everything changes with the revelation of an ancient prophecy that foretells the doom of the world they left behind.

With the stakes suddenly raised, the children must now navigate the dangerous terrain, overcome grave challenges, and unlock the secrets of the shadow. But can they do it in time to thwart the plans of the treacherous Hefigans? Or will they succumb to the guile of a ruthless enemy who is equally determined to destroy mankind?

is a fast-paced adventure which blurs the boundary between the physical and the psychological, the real and the mythical.

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Prashant Pinge is a published author of short stories and books in the genres of children’s fiction and young adult fantasy fiction. He also writes historical fiction and romantic comedies. His book, Raja & the Giant Donut, was shortlisted for the Economist Crossword Book Awards in the Children’s Writing category in 2011.

Prashant lives in Mumbai, India, with his wife, Avantika, and son, Arjun.

Author Website http://www.prashantpinge.com/
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Which Mad Dog Character are you?

Mark Rubinstein has written another riveting psychological drama. From the shots fired in the first pages to the final haunting and shocking ending, Mad Dog Justice will draw you into its character’s world-and never let you go.
- E.J. Simon, author of Death Never Sleeps

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Danny and Roddy were blood brothers, sworn to support one another since childhood, yoked by the shackles of a dark secret hidden even from the women they loved. When an unspeakable event from their past threatens their families and their lives, they are thrown into a maelstrom that will stretch the steel bonds of their friendship to the snapping point—and beyond.
Mark Rubinstein, master of the thriller with a psychological twist, returns with MAD DOG JUSTICE (Thunder Lake Press, September 2014) the sequel to his wildly popular debut novel, MAD DOG HOUSE. Fans have been clamoring to find out what happens next to accountant Danny Burns and his best friend, Dr. Roddy Dolan, a surgeon with a hair-trigger temper. Readers are in for another nail-biting page-turner when Danny is shot late one night in his office during what appears to be a typical robbery. Or was it? Detective Harvey Morgan has his suspicions. When another, less fortunate, victim is killed with the same gun used to shoot Danny, Morgan knows for certain the two friends are hiding something big.

Drawing on his expertise as a psychiatrist and expert witness, Rubinstein plunges through the depths of terror and paints of picture of psychological motivation and primal urges in his sharply defined characters. As the line between predator and prey blurs and secrets and lies tear apart a marriage, Rubinstein reveals the dangers that come not just from outside but from within a friendship as well.

A gripping psychological thriller reminiscent of the masters of the genre, MAD DOG JUSTICE examines what happens when society’s values are pitted against raw survival in this breathlessly paced, high-octane thriller.

Operation Mockingbird Builds Suspense Right to the Very End

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Operation Mockingbird mirrors today’s headlines with its stunning revelations about the dark recesses of media manipulation.

Miami journalist Matt Connelly returns home from the Middle East eager to resume his once successful writing career. He soon learns that a powerful public relations firm is manufacturing the news and feeding this propaganda to an unsuspecting public. Reporters who don’t go along are being intimidated, tortured – or worse. Matt Connelly vows to expose the truth as well as the unholy alliance among business, the government and the media but soon finds himself on the run from those determined to silence him.

A University of Miami School of Law graduate, Linda Baletsa has been a corporate lawyer for close to twenty years. Linda was raised in Miami, Florida and currently resides outside of Boston, Massachusetts with her husband George.

Operation Mockingbird, (Spratt & Co. LLC, paperback edition, ISBN 978-0-9894461-0-5, Kindle edition, November 2013, 314 pages, 14.99, www.lindabaletsa.com), is available in online bookstores and bookstores nationwide. Author interviews and review copies are available.

“In the tradition of Baldacci and Flynn, Operation Mockingbird is a smart thriller and an even smarter reading choice!” –RICK CHESLER, Author of Solar Island and Wired Kingdom