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The Flip by Michael Phillip Cash & Guest post from author

The Flip
By: Michael Phillip Cash

Blurb

Julie and Brad Evans are house flippers. They buy low, clean out the old occupants’ junk, and try to make a profit. Enter Hemmings House on Bedlam Street in scenic Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island. Too good a deal to pass up, but with an ominous secret. The old Victorian Mansion has dwellers that do not want to be dispossessed. As the house reveals it’s past, will the couple’s marriage survive The Flip?
From Publisher’s Weekly- The Flip
Michael Phillip Cash (Stillwell) again succeeds in setting an engaging supernatural thriller in the world of Long Island real estate, though he’s stronger at depicting human relationships than he is at generating scares. Julie and Brad Evans have hinged their hopes of financial security on house flipping, a work-intensive strategy that offers them few opportunities for relaxation. Brad has misgivings about their latest acquisition, a creepy Victorian mansion, ominously situated on Bedlam Street in Cold Spring Harbor. Those feelings are validated when he’s victimized by Tessa, a voracious female ghost with very carnal appetites. Cash is effective at creating his version of the afterlife, where ghosts like Tessa exist in fear of more powerful entities known as the Sentinels. His best work comes, however, in his plausible portrayal of a marriage under stress from the need to hustle to stay solvent. (BookLife)

Link to Follow Tour: http://worldwindtours.com/index.php/2016/08/10/tour-sign-up-the-flip/

Goodreads Link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22070838-the-flip
Buy Links: Amazon / B&N
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1497345510/
B&N: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-flip-michael-phillip-cash/1119441835?ean=9781497345515

Author Info

Michael Phillip Cash is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. His novels are best-sellers on Amazon under their genres – Young Adult, Thriller, Suspense, Ghost, Action Adventure, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance and Horror.
Michael writes full-time and lives on the North Shore of Long Island with his wonderful wife and screaming children. You can follow him @michaelpcash.

Author Links: Website | Blog | Twitter |Facebook | Goodreads

Website: http://www.michaelphillipcash.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/michaelpcash
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/michaelphillipcash
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7060225.Michael_Phillip_Cash

Excerpts – (if using)

Chapter Twenty

I said I’m not going back there. That house is haunted. There, I’ve said it. It’s a haunted house.” “Julie!” Heather protested. “Stop that. You are so much better than this.”

Brad sighed. “Look, I’ll call Sal. His girlfriend works or that medium you talked about. If she comes with us to the house, will you come home?”

“It isn’t home, Brad. I thought you hated the house.”

“I did. I do. Well, it’s been kind to us,” he said.

“Are you nuts? What are you talking about?”

“The crap we’ve pulled out of there. We stand to make a considerable amount of money. I feel like the house is sort of saving us. Come home with me, Julie.”

Julie looked at his face, the lines of worry around his eyes. She put her hand in his, asking, “You’ll call the lady, Georgia?”

Brad pulled out his phone and dialed Sal. “Hi. Yeah, fine. Listen, Sal, you think you can ask Molly if she can get the psychic out to Bedlam House? Just because. For Julie. OK, call me back.” He turned to his wife. “He’s calling. He said he’s sure he can get her out there. She was interested in the house when he had coffee with her last week.”

“He had coffee with her?” Heather asked. “Small world.”

“What should I do?” Julie asked her sister.

“You know what you should do. You belong with Brad. Go home, Julie. Go confront your ghosts.”

“You don’t believe me?”

“I think you believe you’ve had a ghostly encounter. But, honestly, I think you’re just overtired.”

“Come with us, Heather. Maybe if you’re there, you’ll see it, too.”

“Just go with Brad. Call me.” Heather kissed her sister. “It will be fun—the psychic—go on.”

Brad’s phone rang loudly. It was Sal. Georgia Oaken had agreed to visit them tomorrow morning. Everybody was looking forward to it. Sort of.

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The Flip
By: Michael Phillip Cash

 


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Julie and Brad Evans are house flippers. They buy low, clean out the old occupants’ junk, and try to make a profit. Enter Hemmings House on Bedlam Street in scenic Cold Spring Harbor, Long Island. Too good a deal to pass up, but with an ominous secret. The old Victorian Mansion has dwellers that do not want to be dispossessed. As the house reveals it’s past, will the couple’s marriage survive The Flip?

From Publisher’s Weekly- The Flip

Michael Phillip Cash (Stillwell) again succeeds in setting an engaging supernatural thriller in the world of Long Island real estate, though he’s stronger at depicting human relationships than he is at generating scares. Julie and Brad Evans have hinged their hopes of financial security on house flipping, a work-intensive strategy that offers them few opportunities for relaxation. Brad has misgivings about their latest acquisition, a creepy Victorian mansion, ominously situated on Bedlam Street in Cold Spring Harbor. Those feelings are validated when he’s victimized by Tessa, a voracious female ghost with very carnal appetites. Cash is effective at creating his version of the afterlife, where ghosts like Tessa exist in fear of more powerful entities known as the Sentinels. His best work comes, however, in his plausible portrayal of a marriage under stress from the need to hustle to stay solvent. (BookLife)

 

 

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How I Spent my Summer Vacation by Michael Phillip Cash

How I spent my summer vacation? When you’re a write, you don’t really get a vacation, but I managed to take some time off this summer.  I needed it.  After 15 best-selling novels on Amazon, and 20+ screenplays winning dozens of awards around the country, I had to take a break. I felt it was the right time to stand still and enjoy what I accomplished. This was the summer to be present and let myself drift for just a bit. I wanted to be mindful and grateful for getting to this point in my life.  I looked back to where I wanted to be years ago.  Remember that song by U2? I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For?  I realized  that I had indeed found what I was looking for.  It was one of those defining moments when it all becomes crystal clear and you take the time to savor your reality. Really enjoy it…like a good piece of chocolate. 

 Instead of jumping to the next project, I stopped the clock for a little bit.  Don’t get me wrong, I still wrote.  Once a writer, always a writer, but I didn’t treat it as a job, more like a hobby.  It was actually my entertainment attorney who told me to “chill”.  Let the cards fall.  Keep writing but don’t be so frantic about. The kinetic need to keep producing was put on hold and I spent my days noticing all the things we miss when we are too consumed with working and moving.  This summer revolved around my wife and kids.  We swam, we played mini-golf, we went to every movie possible. Time slowed to a crawl and the lazy evenings were spent in the pursuit of fireflies and eating s’mores around our fire pit.

 But the cool breezes from the North have started to make their presence known. They stir and eddy, letting us know it is time to stop playing and go inside the house again. I live on Long Island. The trees are beginning to turn different colors. More leaves are covering my lawn. It’s chillier in the morning. It’s darker at 7pm. Fall is upon us. Summer was a blast, but I’m ready for the fall. I’m ready for change.  I’m ready to clean up the screenplays and novels I was writing in the spring.  I feel rested, my mind is cleared.  It made all the difference. Summer 2016 was a great one. I cannot wait to see what Fall 2016 has in store.  Back to work…

 

 

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Michael Phillip Cash is an award-winning novelist and screenwriter. His novels are best-sellers on Amazon under their genres – Young Adult, Thriller, Suspense, Ghost, Action Adventure, Fantasy, Paranormal Romance and Horror.

Michael writes full-time and lives on the North Shore of Long Island with his wonderful wife and screaming children. You can follow him @michaelpcash.

 

Author Links: Website | Blog | Twitter |Facebook | Goodreads

 

 

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Consoling Angel (novella) by Denise Alicea

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Consoling Angel (novella)
by Denise Alicea
Genre: YA Time Travel, Paranormal, Romance
Page Count: 24
Release Date: September 6th 2013

Summary from Goodreads:

Mira did not know what she had in store the day she fell asleep while wanting to escape her current situation. Overcoming a death from someone so close and burying herself in school and an internship has kept her somewhat awake and alive. An admiration for the actor, James Dean was all that kept the memory of her father alive. If she couldn’t be with her father, she could at least remember what they shared an admiration for together. She always wanted to meet James Dean… she didn’t know it would come true. Be careful what you wish for. It may just come true.

My Review: I LOVED LOVED LOVED this audio book.  It was such a sweet story & I loved Mira.  She is very overworked which is so common in today’s society.  Could you imagine going back in time and meeting James Dean??? Would you tell him what is going to happen to him?  Sigh.  I love James Dean, which is why I was immediately drawn to this book.

I have not lost my parents but I could not imagine what that would be like, especially if you loved watched James Dean together then suddenly you meet James Dean.

This book is incredibly short and sweet & it is really hard to dive too much into the plot without giving the story away but this is truly a heart warming story that you will not be able to put down and I can’t encourage you enough to read this short, sweet and fantastic story.

denise alicea About the Author
Born to the great lively city of Manhattan, NY, and raised in quiet Connecticut. Denise started writing when drawing and painting were not enough. Deciding to try a new type of medium, she thought to start with poetry. After her first success and first reading at the age of fifteen. Her writing began to take on new life with her own worlds of fantasy, time travel, action, adventure and of course romance. She draws inspiration from her favorite childhood cartoons and experiences to her current day ones.
When not writing, Denise loves technology, reading (romance, YA, anime, nonfiction, fiction) , blogging, watching movies and TV shows and of course volunteering for many RWA chapters. She also enjoys blogging at her personal blog and book review blog at The Pen & Muse.

Thank you YA Book Bound & the author for allowing me to take part in this book tour, I did receive a copy of the audio book in exchange for review, as always the opinions are my own. 

Worth the Fight (MMA Fighter #1) by Vi Keeland

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Summary: It didn’t matter that the ref called it a clean hit. Nico Hunter would never be the same.

Elle has a good life. A job she loves, a great apartment, and the guy she’s been dating for more than two years is a catch and a half. But it’s boring…and she strives to keep it that way. Too many emotions are dangerous. Her own past is living proof of what can happen when you lose control.

Then Nico walks into Elle’s office and everything changes…for both of them. But what can the tattooed, hard-bodied MMA fighter and the beautiful and always steady attorney have in common? A lot more than they bargained for.

***Author’s note*** THIS IS A STAND-ALONE NOVEL.
Due to strong language and sexual content, this book is not intended for readers under the age of 18.

So I figured it had been awhile (meaning like two weeks) since I updated my blog with a fighter romance.  This one was good ladies from the moment I started reading it I blew through the story.  The writing was fast paced and man Nico? Seriously ladies, go read about Nico.  Que sighs now.

Quick Note:  I think 2016 might be the year I read as much fighter romance as I can.  So freaking addicting.

Struggle (Struggle #1) by P.A. Jones

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Summary: New Adult Contemporary Romance.

Eva Clark has seen a lot in her 22 years. While running from her bruised past, she meets Nathan Brown…IT guy by day; hot, tattooed kick boxer by night. With his rock solid body, deep male voice, and dark brown eyes, Nathan is both irresistible and impenetrable.

The more Eva tries to get close to Nathan, more he tries to push her away. What secrets is Nathan hiding from Eva? Can true love be resisted?

*****

My Review: As far as fighter romances go, this one is very middle of the road for me.  It is no secret how I love my fighter book boyfriends, and I am always willing to read and melt over a good fighter romance, but this one wasn’t my favorite, but that being said it wasn’t bad either.  Far from it. It was steamy which ultimately is what I am looking for when I read one of these, but I was not 100% committed to the main character. I liked Eva but she reminded me of the annoying kid sister that you really wanted to shake and say wake up…but loved anyway.

Nathan however, yeah I liked him. I liked him a lot, and his secret?? yeah it is a good one. One that I understand completely why he kept it a secret but he should have been honest from the get go. Plus he is hot, and well a nerd too… win win in my book.  Can you tell I am a fan of Nathan?

I will continue to read this series because I think the author does a fantastic job at story telling, I am just not 100% into Eva, she is a little all over the place personality wise for me. Hot/Cold then back to Hot within 5 pages.  Granted she has a tough life behind her so maybe I should cut her some slack. 

Overall this a great book it has some steam… I mean when you read these I think that is really what you are looking for right?

Fun Fact:  They visit Central Park zoo in this book… I totally would go to Central Park with a hot fighter guy. 😉

 

Note: Recommended Reading Age 18+