Monday, September 21, 2020

Thirteen Miracles Now Available

Thirteen Miracles is now available at Amazon in both digital and print formats.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08JDTNSML

It is also available in digital format at Smashwords.

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1044076

It is also available at more locations, which is at the bottom of this post, and it is available in different formats, including paperback and hard cover.   

Once again, here are the blurbs and an excerpt, as well as the trailer. 

Short blurb: A woman's search for God ends in a miraculous rescue mission in the marijuana fields of the Devil's Backbone.

Here is the longer back-cover blurb:

Legend says it was the landing spot for Lucifer when he was cast out of heaven. That's not the only thing it's known for. It is also a land of marijuana fields, opium poppies, kidnappings, and drug-related killings. It's the last place you would expect to find God, but Abby Welles is looking for Him there, and her search will lead her on a miraculous rescue mission inside the heart of The Devil's Backbone.

But she is running out of time. 

And she may have already run out of luck.

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Here is an excerpt:

The black bird was back, or whatever it was,
and it was in Scarface’s gunsight.


     It was perched on a dead tree overhanging the mountainside, watching the activity below. Something in the bird’s gaze and mechanical head movements troubled her. Was it watching the activity or controlling it? She silently ridiculed the thought. She was being paranoid. This place did that to her.

     The rifle fired, and she jumped. An unexpected explosion ripped through the early morning quiet.

     Scarface gave a sudden shriek of pain and fell to the ground, clutching his face with blackened and bloodied hands. Unearthly sounds accompanied his cries and repeated off the wall of rocks. Bebo joined in the chorus, barking furiously, teeth barred. Abby wanted to silence him but knew it was pointless. His barks were lost in the sea of strange sounds.

     She tugged on him, pulling him back. He had strayed too close to the edge. Once he was on safer ground, she strained to see where the other noises were coming from. Had the weapon backfired? Was shrapnel pinging off rocks? Not that it would explain what she was hearing. These were more like animal yips and howls, but not quite.

     Whatever was producing these noises wasn’t apparent from her vantage point. Fear gripped her every muscle and nerve as the sounds continued and grew more bizarre. Surely these weren’t the natural sounds of nature. They didn’t even seem to originate from anything she could see—or ever would see—in this world. 

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Here is the trailer: 

 

 

Here are all of the links I have so far. If  Gardners is not working yet, it should be shortly.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08JJDWLYG Amazon  (Print and Digital)
https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1044076  Smashwords Store (Digital)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/x/id1533164251 Apple (Digital)
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/thirteen-miracles-dl-kennedy/1137716871  Paperback, hard cover, and digital editions.
https://www.gardners.com/Search/KeywordAnonymous/eBook?Keyword=9781005972578  Gardners (Digital)
http://store.kobobooks.com/en-us/Search?Query=9781005972578  Kobo (Digital)
https://www.scribd.com/book/477241914/Thirteen-Miracles  (Digital)

You can also check with your local libraries and bookstores to see if they have it.

 

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Book Trailer for Thirteen Miracles

Here is my book trailer for Thirteen Miracles. The digital book should come out before the end of September, 2020. The print book will come out shortly after that. 




Please see the below post to read an excerpt.

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Thirteen Miracles

I have a new book coming out. I have included some blurbs and an except as well as the cover.

Short blurb: A woman's search for God ends in a miraculous rescue mission in the marijuana fields of the Devil's Backbone.

Here is the longer back-cover blurb:

Legend says it was the landing spot for Lucifer when he was cast out of heaven, but that's not the only thing it's known for. It is also a land of marijuana fields, opium poppies, kidnappings, and drug-related killings. It's the last place you would expect to find God, but Abby Welles is looking for Him there, and her search will lead her on a miraculous rescue mission inside the heart of The Devil's Backbone.

But she is running out of time, and she may have already run out of luck.

There will be a book trailer available soon. I'll post that here when it's finished.

Excerpt:

The black bird was back, or whatever it was,
and it was in Scarface’s gunsight.


     It was perched on a dead tree overhanging the mountainside, watching the activity below. Something in the bird’s gaze and mechanical head movements troubled her. Was it watching the activity or controlling it? She silently ridiculed the thought. She was being paranoid. This place did that to her.

     The rifle fired, and she jumped. An unexpected explosion ripped through the early morning quiet.

     Scarface gave a sudden shriek of pain and fell to the ground, clutching his face with blackened and bloodied hands. Unearthly sounds accompanied his cries and repeated off the wall of rocks. Bebo joined in the chorus, barking furiously, teeth barred. Abby wanted to silence him but knew it was pointless. His barks were lost in the sea of strange sounds.

     She tugged on him, pulling him back. He had strayed too close to the edge. Once he was on safer ground, she strained to see where the other noises were coming from. Had the weapon backfired? Was shrapnel pinging off rocks? Not that it would explain what she was hearing. These were more like animal yips and howls, but not quite.

     Whatever was producing these noises wasn’t apparent from her vantage point. Fear gripped her every muscle and nerve as the sounds continued and grew more bizarre. Surely these weren’t the natural sounds of nature. They didn’t even seem to originate from anything she could see—or ever would see—in this world.


My new website and blog can be found at http://thirteenmiracles.com