Time for Hard Court: Cover reveal

Robert Germaux will be releasing his newest Detective Novel, “Hard Court”, on April 11th and we have the Cover Reveal here!

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ABOUT HARD COURT:

Miles Bradshaw, the dot-com billionaire owner of Pittsburgh’s first NBA franchise, hires private detective Jeremy Barnes to look into what appears to be a simple case of harassment of one of the team’s players.  But when Jeremy (JB to his friends) begins his investigation, the case proves to be anything but simple, eventually involving a local businessman with suspected criminal ties, a major FBI task force, a computer geek in California and a mob boss in Erie.

Along the way, JB, who can quote Shakespeare as quickly and easily as he can land a solid left jab, uses his wits and his ever-present sense of humor to wend his way through a cast of characters who range from the ridiculously inept to the ruthlessly lethal.

As Hard Court unfolds, there are numerous surprises and plot twists, culminating in a dramatic confrontation that neither JB nor the reader could have predicted.

 

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ABOUT ROBERT GERMAUX

Both my parents were readers. I’m talking stacks-of-books-on-their-nightstands readers. So it’s no surprise that at an early age, I, too, became an avid reader. Everything from sports books (especially baseball) to Nancy Drew to the Hardy Boys to almost anything about distant and exotic places.

Although I’ve always enjoyed putting words on paper, the writer in me didn’t fully emerge until I retired after three decades of teaching high school English. I quickly wrote two books aimed at middle school readers, at which point my wife urged me to try a novel for adults. As is usually the case, Cynthia’s idea was a good one.

Over the next few years, I wrote several books about Pittsburgh private eye Jeremy Barnes. I took a brief hiatus from the detective genre to write Small Talk and The Backup Husband. Now I’m back and will be releasing my first Jeremy Barnes novel, Hard Court, on April 11.

In our spare time, Cynthia and I enjoy reading (of course), going to live theater productions, watching reruns of favorite TV shows such as “Sports Night” and “Gilmore Girls,” and traveling to some of those distant and exotic places I used to read about as a child. So far, we’ve been fortunate enough to walk in the sands of Waikiki, swim in the warm waters of the South Pacific and share a romantic dinner in Paris.

I love interacting with my readers and getting their input on my characters and stories. Please feel free to contact me via my website.

 

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Need to spark your creativity: “Your Idea Starts Here”

Review

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This is a beautiful book bursting with creative tips.
From students to pros, anybody can benefit from the thought provoking ideas presented in the book.
Its like a small inspiration book. Stuck on your project? Then go through some of the tips and maybe you will get illumination about next step of your project.

The colors and graphics immediately hit you with a full force.The choice of colors ,fonts and designs is enough to spark creativity.
The whole book is designed creatively.
Instead of long and boring theory, information and advice is provided in small digestible tidbits along with amazing artworks.
Advice on how to trigger your creative thinking ,playing to your strength, but also employing your weaknesses in a productive way is provided.
The author mentions thought provoking methods to gather ideas using everything around you be it natural or man made.
Interspersed with real life stories of how a particular invention or idea came to be, really make this book an interesting read.

My rating: 6/10

The book will be available from 17 May 2016

I got this ARC from netgalley for reviewing.

Get into the Arena

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From stunning environment descriptions to well developed characters, Arena is an incredible book, jam packed with action.
Attractive, fierce, female warrior anyone? Gladiator fights? Virtual reality and gaming? This book has all of it.
Kali is a warrior in the virtual realms. She is a professional gamer in a virtual world where you die and kill on people’s screens. Its a sport with its slew of sponsors, manipulations, celebrity status and all the glitz and glam of media.
Kali as the first female captain must lead her team to victory or else..
But its not easy. Coping with her team mate’s death and trying to unite her team is proving difficult than she thought.
And then there is the new recruit. Stone cold and indifferent, he gets on Kali Ling’s nerves.
What with the stress of facing off an unbeatable team, trying to lead her team to victory and battling sleepless nights, Kali finds solace in virtual arena. But there’s a risk. Could the very thing that’s her cure become her addiction and a downfall?

Kali must overcome her weaknesses, if she hopes to lead her team to victory. And she quickly learns that balance is the key.

If you love video games, Roman gladiators, badass protagonists, and depictions of future, go for this book.
I wouldn’t call it a dystopia.Nor a utopia.Its a mix.Balanced, if you will.
The heroine, Kali Ling, is not the modest, self sacrificing protagonist that’s become a norm of the Young Adult Novels. No. She feels pride and anger too. And she is motivated enough not to let people trample over her.
Definitely a good read!

My rating :10/10

I got this ARC from netgalley for reviewing.

Insanity 5

Review

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Wow! Wow! Wow! Cameron Jace has done it again!
Alice must find her wonder.
Alice is time traveling to search for the six hidden keys.Tick and Tock, the wonderland monsters have blackmailed her to time travel.But time traveling unearths some ugly truths.Truths Alice would rather forget.
This book will completely turn things upside down.Sides will be changed, who is evil? Who is good? ,who wants what?
And Alice will get a chance to right her wrongs. Will she do it or will time emerge as a victor once again.
Cameron is a master story twister.And again his book leaves you with so many questions.
Intriguing is the word.

Goodreads

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/27394859-wonder

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Cameron Jace is the bestselling author of the Grimm Diaries and Insanity series. A graduate of the college of Architecture, collector of out-of-print books, he is obsessed with the origins of folk tales and the mysterious storytellers who spread them. Three of his books made Amazon’s Top 100 Customer Favorites in Kindle 2013 & Amazon’s Top 100 kindle list. Cameron lives in California with his girlfriend. When he isn’t writing or collecting books, he is playing music.

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Insanity 1
Read my review of book 1 here https://enjoyinglifeadayatatime.wordpress.com/2015/04/18/insanity-by-cameron-jace/

Cameron Jace Interview
And read what Cameron replied to my questions here
https://enjoyinglifeadayatatime.wordpress.com/2015/12/27/interview-cameron-jace/