Release Blitz: ‘The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray’ by O.R. Simmonds

The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray

Title: The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray

Author: O.R. Simmonds

Publisher: Appellation Press

Genre: Science Fiction, Time Travel Thriller


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William Wells, a gifted but risk-averse US college dropout living an unadventurous life in London, stumbles upon a mysterious timepiece with the ability to alter time. When the Timepiece’s previous owner is brutally murdered by unknown assailants, Will flees, only to see his girlfriend, Abigayle, vanish before his eyes when she comes into contact with this remarkable watch.

He now finds himself alone in an unfamiliar city, wanted for a murder he didn’t commit and the prime suspect in a woman’s disappearance. Whether he knows it or not, Will does have one advantage – control over the most powerful force in the universe: time. The only problem is that he has no idea how to wield it. Those that do, members of a secretive and long-forgotten organisation, are also on his trail and there are no lines they won’t cross to recover The Timepiece.


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About the Author:

O.R. Simmonds

O.R. Simmonds is a Writer, Director and Artist working in the Games Industry and author of The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray.

Before working in the games industry, he spent nearly a decade dreaming up deep, detailed worlds with weaving narratives only for them to be ‘value engineered’ by clients. It was during this time that he decided he no longer wanted to be a frustrated writer and to try to be an actual writer instead.

He ran a successful Kickstarter campaign to help fund the publication of his first novel, The Timepiece and the Girl Who Went Astray, which is now due for release in 2021. His second book is slated for release sometime in 2022.

Ollie lives in Surrey, UK with his wife and two young boys. His eldest son is named after Doc Emmett Brown and the youngest’s middle name is Adventure (yes, really). It’s not all that surprising that his debut is a time travel adventure then.

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Release Blitz: ‘A Greene Family Summer Bash’ by Piper Rayne

Release Date: July 27

Catch up with the Greene family during their annual summer party. 

There’s sure to be surprise announcements and unexpected guests!

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Meet Piper Rayne

Piper Rayne, or Piper and Rayne, whichever you prefer because we’re not one author, we’re two. Yep, you get two USA Today Bestselling authors for the price of one. Our goal is to bring you romance stories that have “Heartwarming Humor With a Side of Sizzle” (okay…you caught us, that’s our tagline). A little about us… We both have kindle’s full of one-clickable books. We’re both married to husbands who drive us to drink. We’re both chauffeurs to our kids. Most of all, we love hot heroes and quirky heroines that make us laugh, and we hope you do, too.

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Book Review: ‘A Tracker’s Tale’ by Karen Avizur

Title: A Tracker’s Tale

Published: 1st March 2018

Author: Karen Avizur




Welcome to the strange and perilous world of Katherine Colebrook: FBI special agent, Los Angeles… Trackers Division.

In Katherine’s world, werewolves, vampires, púcas, and other parasapien species – forced for centuries by human fear and prejudice to live at the fringes of society – have finally come out of hiding to demand their rightful place alongside us. It’s a fragile co-existence, fraught with mutual distrust: a new social contract for which the rules are still evolving. And when those rules break down – usually when a parasapien begins preying on humans – that’s when the Trackers step in. It’s their job to hunt them down and stop them by any means necessary.

Within this elite unit, Katherine Colebrook is one of the best. Her psychic abilities made her a natural for the Trackers Division, allowing her to move between the parasapien and human worlds in ways that no other agent could. But Katherine’s calling hasn’t come without struggle and losses along the way. As a single mother, she must contend with her teenage daughter, Alexandra, who not only shares Katherine’s psychic abilities, but seems determined to follow the same dangerous path as her mother.

And so, when Katherine’s latest assignment threatens to bring that danger too close home, she finds herself faced with the toughest challenge of her career: Can she protect her daughter’s life, while battling a ruthless adversary who’ll stop at nothing to destroy her?



Get ready to dive into the strange and intriguing world of trackers and the supernatural beings they track.

Katherine is a psychic tracker working for the FBI who tracks parasapien species who step out of line. We are first introduced to her, and her abilities, when she is called in to look at a young autistic girl brought in by police to a hospital. With her abilities she can see that Rebecca was told to run by her brother for her own safety before he was murdered. Also that she has psychic abilities herself. It seems that a vampire was after her and Katherine will do whatever it takes to keep her safe.

The story then sort of has a ‘month in the life of’ vibe throughout, jumping from one scenario to the next in Katherine’s life. Not really one linear story pushing you forward but rather you are following the cases and lives that get interlinked together from Katherine being a tracker. More interconnecting than most books I’ve read. You have random characters and small sub-plots being brought in and out as footnotes from the perils of her job. A way of pushing the story forward without getting bogged down with everybody’s backstory. Good really as they disappear just as quick as they appeared in the first place.

Like mother, like daughter it seems. Alexandra might only be sixteen but she is just as capable of taking care of herself. She sees herself as a protector of others, like her mum, but the thought of putting herself in danger scares Katherine to no end. She wants a different life for her but can see her eventually following in her footsteps with the need to help others using her own gift. They are all going to need their gifts to keep one step ahead of danger that follows.

Interesting read but did find it a bit too descriptive in places with setting the scene. When you know someone is coming, that there’s danger or intrigue, you kind of want the story to pick up the pace.

3 out of 5 stars

I received a copy of this book from the author for my honest review.

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Release Blitz: ‘Fury’ by Jessica Ames

Title: Fury
Series: Untamed Sons MC #6
Author: Jessica Ames
Genre: MC Romance
Release Date: July 23, 2021



As Sergeant-at-Arms of the Untamed Sons, my job is simple. Kill anyone who tries to hurt the club. Bleeding a man is the only thing that keeps me level, until I meet her. Amalia is not like any woman I’ve come across and when I’m with her my fear of being touched disappears. Stalking her might have been a bad decision, but keeping away from her isn’t my choice. I can’t breathe when she’s away from me, and I can’t stand the thought of something happening to her, so when she gets in trouble, my only thought is on protecting what’s mine.


Falling for my stalker might be a mistake, but I can’t stop being drawn to Fury. I see his demons and the darkness that swirls around him, but I don’t care. I want him, and nothing is going to stop me from having him. When I witness a murder, my only choice is to go to the only man i know will protect me, even if that puts him and his club in the firing line.


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Jessica Ames lives in a small market town in the Midlands, England. She lives with her dog and when she’s not writing, she’s playing with crochet hooks. 


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Release Blitz: ‘Bulletproof’ by Xavier Neal

BULLETPROOF by Xavier Neal

Release Date: July 22nd

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The assignment is simple.

Don’t let the client die.

Don’t let her get kidnapped.

Don’t sleep with her.

It’s the last part that unexpectedly complicates things for me after I’m introduced to the most beautiful and brilliant woman I could’ve ever envisioned.

And it only gets worse when we have to stash ourselves away in a small town where our calculated cover is to be a recently engaged couple.

My new mission is now significantly harder.

Don’t let her hate what’s for dinner.

Don’t let anyone else make her laugh more than I do.

And, most importantly, don’t let myself actually fall for someone again.

After all, my job isn’t to love my boss’s sister.

It’s to stop an unidentified threat from taking her – or die trying.


About the Author:

Xavier Neal is a best-selling romance author who enjoys hopping from sub genre to sub genre like a game of Hopscotch she can’t resist.

In between writing, she loves to read (everything from romance to self improvement books), watch movies (old and new), eat too much Tex-Mex (her Chuy’s t-shirt collection is out of control), and watch AHL hockey games LIVE (preferably against the glass whenever possible).

She currently resides happily in Texas with her bearded husband “Lumberjack” and their two fur babies.

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