I’m thrilled to announce that Latina Authors and Their Muses is a Finalist under the “Best Latino Focused Nonfiction Book” in this year’s International Latino Book Awards!
The winners will be announced at the Int’l Latino Book Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles at the Dominguez Ballroom at Cal State University Dominguez Hills on September 8th.
The first formal event for the 2016 Finalists will be at the American Library Associations Conference June 24 to 27, 2016 in Orlando. Congrats to all the finalists!
Click here for a complete list of all the finalists:
Dear Fans and Readers,
I’m thrilled to announce that my latest book, The Luthier’s Apprentice, has made Suspense Magazine’s “Best of 2014” list. You can check the issue here: www.suspensemagazine.com/2014DecemberBestofIssue.html. I’m on page 65.
I’m also happy to share that the print edition of The Luthier’s Apprentice was just released on December 15th. Copies are available via Amazon.
It’s been a while since my last post…
I’d like to announce the release of my parody/satire novel, SUNSTRUCK, just published by Twilight Times Books! I really like the cover. Just looking at it makes me want to run to the beach–almost impossible in the middle of Brussels. It is a light, fun cover for a light, quirky summer read.
To celebrate the book’s release and for a limited time, the book will have the reduced price of $2.99 (instead of $5.95). You can find it at:
I’m offering a special gift for those of you who purchase a copy: just send me proof of purchase at email@example.com and I’ll give you a coupon to get my supernatural thriller, DARK LULLABY, free from Smashwords! You can learn more about the book here: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/94529
Cheers and happy summer reading!
At a trendy Turkish tavern one Friday night, astrophysicist Gabriel Diaz meets a mysterious young woman. Captivated by her beauty as well as her views on good and evil, he spends the next several days with her. Soon, however, he begins to notice a strangeness in her–her skin’s abnormally high temperature, her obsession with milk products, her child-like and bizarre behavior as she seems to take pleasure in toying with his conscience.
The young woman, Kamilah, invites him to Rize, Turkey, where she claims her family owns a cottage in the woods. In spite of his heavy workload and the disturbing visions and nightmares about his sister’s baby that is due to be born soon, Gabriel agrees to go with her.
But nothing, not even the stunning splendor of the Black Sea, can disguise the horror of her nature. In a place where death dwells and illusion and reality seem as one, Gabriel must now come to terms with his own demons in order to save his sister’s unborn child, and ultimately, his own soul…
*Dream Realm Awards Finalist!
What readers are saying…
“Mayra Calvani is a masterful storyteller… Dark Lullaby is complex and compelling…” –Habitual Reader
“Dark Lullaby is an atmospheric paranormal horror that grips you from page one and refuses to let go until you’ve raced, breathless, to the end.” –ePinions
“Dark Lullaby is a page-turner. A horror story from the top shelf! You’ll love it.” –5 stars from Euro-Reviews
“This is a terrific horror…” –Harriet Klausner
“Dark Lullaby will capture you with its rich descriptions, its exotic location, and the need to uncover the dark secrets hidden within its pages.” –Cheryl Malandrinos, The Book Connection
The winner of my Hoppy Easter Eggstravaganza Giveaway is……………………………..
TIFFANY DREW…………. CONGRATS!
I’ll be contacting you today, Tiffany.
Thanks to all who participated!