There’s still time before Christmas


Are you like most Americans with some last minute holiday shopping still to do? Why not get that avid reader loved one of yours one of these fine books. Here’s a list of just a few works penned by Hampton Roads Writers Association authors:

  1. Outpost Gypsy Tree: The North Portal (Volume 1) by Dr. Dottie Graham
    Nestled within a thought form in Earth’s vast realm, Outpost Gypsy Tree becomes home for six adventurous teenagers from various parts of the world. Charged by their own desire for peace and love for humanity, they are assigned to clear the earth’s light portals of the evils of mankind, starting with the North Portal. To do so, the teens must journey back in time to the winter solstice of 3107 BCE to decode an archaic sequence at Ireland’s historic Newgrange that will unlock a Neolithic chamber leading them to the ‘other world’ of the gods of Erin. To prove their worthiness, courage and commitment to battle the darkness, they must journey through the traitorous Cave of Damnation and face an encroaching inferno. At the core of this bizarre journey is the staff of Outpost Gypsy Tree: Eittod of Tulsun Minor, an ancient being with a rainbow-colored body, and Bezen and her son, Mingo, inhabitants of Early Earth.
  1. Woman Wisdom: Female Voice in Bible by Lena Simmons
    The first book of the series is Sarai and Hagar. Hagar evolved from a woman with a slave mentality to a matriarch of the Arab nation. Sarai was the matriarch of the Hebrew nation in spite of being possessive. Bathsheba is in the works. Her books will deal with the challenges of choice, politics, sex, and reproductive freedom. She evolved from a woman of scandal to a Queen mother. Persons of the Jesus Christ belief system will note her place in Jesus Christ’s lineage. She is one of five women. The Bible is just one of Lena’s sources for inspiration and empowerment of women.
    *Check out Lena Simmons’s other written books on Amazon.

  2. Despue’s De Una Tarde De LLuvia: After An Afternoon Rain by Lena Simmons
    This bilingual photography book captures the beauty of life after an afternoon rain.
    * Check out Lena Simmons’s other photography books available through Amazon.
  1. Holiday in Havana – The Adventures Begin (The Martin Culver Series Book 1) by Malcom Massey
    When three American fishermen disappear along the North Carolina coast, their sportfishing yacht is found blown to pieces. While family and friends try to determine what happened, the CIA keeps the details a secret, yet they intensely search for answers themselves.
    * Check out other books in the Martin Culver Series on Amazon.
  1. Shorts of Fiction: A Collection of Female Characters by Nealy Gihan
    They’re wives, girlfriends, mothers, daughters, friends, and so much more. Through these five short stories, female characters are celebrated as heroes, victims and antagonists. From a department store worker who longs for a new pair of shoes to a mother battling cancer and a teenager coming to terms with life after her mother’s death, this collection has it all.
  1. Perception: A New Adult anthology published by Elephantine Publishing
    There comes a defining moment in every young person’s life that irrevocably shifts their point of view. In Perception, produced by Virginia Beach publisher Elephantine Publishing, discover five captivating stories that explore what it means to be a new adult.
  2. The Man Test (The Marin Test Series Book 1) by Amanda Aksel
    In this romantic comedy, Marin Johns is San Francisco’s Pollyanna couples therapist. She’s months away from wedded bliss when she discovers her fiancé is having an affair. After nursing her broken heart with Kleenex and break-up songs, she adopts a new brand of thinking when she uncovers a tell-all book that proves all men are liars and cheaters who will do and say anything so they’re not found out. No exceptions.
    * Check out the next book in the Marin Test Series and other works by Amanda Aksel through Amazon.

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