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A Review of The Deal, the Dance, and the Devil by Victoria Christopher Murray

When the going gets tough, how far would you be willing to go to stay afloat? Well, the Langstons have hit a rough financial spot and temptation was right around the corner with an offer from Shay-Shaunté, Evia Langston’s boss.  This was more of an indecent proposal with a five million dollar string attached to it. The deal was for Evia to agree to have her husband, her own Adonis to spend a weekend with Shay-Shaunté in celebration of her 50th birthday.
Evia balked at the thought but then her husband had to go through with it creating a chasm in their marriage. The dance was whether the Langstons could stand up to Shay-Shaunté who now sued them for breach of contract. Go figure. Then again they were dealing with the devil.
Great dialogue. Great story. Great read.
Some of my favorite lines:
SILENCE. THE QUIET THAT WAS BETWEEN us was like our fourth child. It was always there, and over the past weeks, we’d nutured silence, allowed it to live, allowed it to grow.
Shay-Shaunté was the cause, a…

Interview with Annie Rose Alexander, Author of RETRIBUTION

Author’s Bio:Annie Rose Alexander is the author of two published novels, Retribution andEvil In High Places. Her short stories are Murder In The Courthouse, and Eternally Yours. She won, the LOVEY Award for Best PI Novel at the Love Is Murder XIV Mystery Writers Conference in Chicago in 2015, for her novel Retribution. Annie earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Howard University, and a Juris Doctorate from Howard University School of Law.  She is admitted to the Maryland and DC Bars.She has fifteen years of experience litigating criminal and civil cases. She is working on her third Mystery/Thriller, The President's Assassin.
What inspired you to write your book? When I read in the news about famous athletes being killed I started wondering what if the same person or persons were responsible and what if the deaths weren't accidents but murders. My imagination took over from there.
Is there any particular author or book that influenced you in any way either growing up or as an ad…

Interview with Chris H. Stevenson, Author of The Girl They Sold to the Moon

Author’s Bio: Author Chris Stevenson, originally born and raised on the beaches of southern California, moved to Sylvania, Alabama in 2009 and settled in with his twin sister. His occupations have included newspaper reporter, front-line mechanic and federal police officer. He has been writing off and on for 36 years, having officially published books beginning in 1988. Today he writes science fiction, fantasy, paranormal romance, young adult, adult thrillers and horror.
He has a total of 10 titles appearing on Amazon with nine more in reserve with his agent. He was a finalist in the L. Ron. Hubbard Writers of the Future contest, and just recently took the first place grand prize in a YA novel writing contest for The Girl They Sold to the Moon. He writes the popular blog, Guerrilla Warfare for Writers (special weapons and tactics), hoping to inform and educate writers all over the world about the high points and pitfalls of publishing.
He continues to write because he can’t stop. His ag…