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Hold Your Tongue Or Set It Free? Book Excerpt from Paranormal Urban Fantasy They All Died Smiling

September 27th, 2019
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Do you ever struggle with your tongue getting ahead of you? Like when you say something and then wonder if maybe you should have kept those words in your head? That’s the challenge of communication. Sometimes, it’s god to be honest. Other times, maybe  not. But how do you know the difference? Main character Kassidy struggles with this in  They All Died Smiling. In this snippet, her childhood friend Russ is really getting under her skin! No, Kass, you were great. But everyone wants to impress people.” “No, they don’t.” I dug my nails into my palms. He was still just as ambitious... Read More

Learning to Trust Your Inner Guidance Can Be Hard: Book Excerpt from Inner Guidance on Demand

May 10th, 2019
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If you desire to know your inner truth and follow the still, silent voice of GOD within, you will want to read Inner Guidance on Demand. It will offer stories, teachings, meditations, simple actions, and mystical tales to inspire, open, and gide you. Here is “Into the Bubble,” one of the mystical tales from the book. Book Excerpt: “Into the Bubble” from Inner Guidance on Demand NOTE: To read the author insights and the story, simply click the large < left arrow buttons by each section.   Read FREE Stories, including the “Forbidden Chapter” of my current... Read More

Book Blurb and Excerpt of They All Died Smiling by Ronda Del Boccio | Urban Fantasy/Paranormal Romance

December 10th, 2018
Front cover of the paranormal/urban fantasy book They All Died Smiling: A hand in the sign language "I Love You" sign blasts from a firey background. In the palm are symbols, including a pentacle. Thte cver reads: Ronda Jean Del Boccio, An unwanted gift, a hypnotic collusion, a demonic coersion, They All Died Smiling, Reluctant Demon Hunter Series

A reviled gift. A hypnotic deception. A supernatural killing spree. Reporter Kassidy Spence just wants to go home after a busy week, but her intrusive gift awakens and turns her world inside out…again. Her power to see demons living inside people ripped her from all she holds dear once, and she refuses to use it ever again… …until her power could mean the difference between life and death. When Kassidy borrows the hottest new self-help book for women from a friend, her natural nosiness and her unwanted ability send her on a quest for the truth. Could the minister author... Read More

Excerpt of Paranormal Two Hearts in Time by Raymona Anderson

December 5th, 2017

Note from Ronda: This is an excerpt from the paranormal romance Two Hearts in Tme by Raymona Anderson, published by The Wild Rose Press. The 99c sale on digital version of  Two Hearts in Time continues until Dec. 14. Book Description Rescued by tomb looter, Miguel Zamora, Sonrisa Lyons struggles between her contempt for Miguel’s thievery and her need for his help in returning to civilization. Miguel, haunted by the loss of his wife and son would like to abandon the troublesome trouser-wearing woman from the future, but his cultured upbringing and compassionate heart rule. Forced companionship... Read More

Excerpt and Cover Reveal: Trouble’s Turn: A Mystical Animal Allies Short Story by Ronda Del Boccio

April 5th, 2016

Recently I’ve discovered the coolness that is Smashwords, a free way to publish in a variety of digital book formats. Simply by uploading a Word doc file, I can get my book into places like Kobo, Apple iBooks, and Barnes and Noble. So I figured that I would put up some of my work, including a couple novellas and today, “Trouble’s Turn: a Mystical Animal Allies Short Story.” Dreaming Stories I had a dream that became this story. Though this tale doesn’t resemble the dream, it got me thinking of the life of the animal Allies of Native American spirituality and what... Read More

Grief Is Like a Tea Bag: Book Excerpt from They All Died Smiling: Kassidy and Russell First Kiss

September 24th, 2015

UPDATE 11/27/17: this book comes out soon from The Wild Rose Press. Get your free sneak peek here. I just did an interview for a funeral home. Not a job interview. The kind a writer gives to an interested party. Yeah, I don’t know “why Ronda” either, but there it is. Anyway, the topic of grief naturally arose, and I mentioned how grief infiltrates life the way a teabag infuses its essence into water. Grief can be a powerful motivator for a wide variety of actions a character takes (or does not take).  For the reader, seeing how the protagonist or other character responds... Read More

Book Excerpt of Genesis (The Legend of Glory, Book 3) by Devin O’Branagan

May 26th, 2015

Genesis Release Day! Welcome to release day for Genesis, the third in the Legend of Glory Trilogy by best selling author Devin O’Branagan. I’m reading the book right now and will be posting a review soon. For now, enjoy this excerpt and be sure to pick up your copy of the book. Summary of Genesis by Devin O’Branagan Genesis is the thrilling conclusion to the epic urban fantasy trilogy, The Legend of Glory. Eighteen-year-old Glory Templeton has returned from a time travel event pregnant with a child named Genesis whose DNA is predicted to save the world from genocide. However,... Read More

Video Book Excerpt: One Story Unites Us All from The Peace Seed by Ronda Del Boccio

February 14th, 2015

Video Book Excerpt fro the #1 Best Selling Book The Peace Seed: Personal and Global Transformation through Storytelling by Ronda Del Boccio One story unites us all. See and hear what that is as you watch and read this video book ecerpt. No captions needed, because you will be able to read the sample even if you are deaf. One story indeed exists in all human cultures, even the most remote. This means we are more similar than not. Build a bridge of peace and be a peace seed. So much of peace comes through sharing stories and generous listening. I hope you enjoy this book excerpt. Get your copy of... Read More

Book Excerpt Paranormal Humor Novella A Tasty Morsel by Ronda Del Boccio

February 11th, 2015

Writing a story is fun – and it’s a craft that takes practice, like any other. I also love reading 5-star reiews from readers who took the time and trouble to write a review. This humorous paranormal tale includes a vampires, ghouls, and even a ban-shee with a personality disorder. What People are Saying about A Tasty Morsel I am so excited about my latest review of A Tasty Morsel! “More than everything, it’s a memorable piece that stands out in a sea of common, overused themes.” from a review by Tom Jones “I loved the book because it took me on a journey... Read More

Book Review and Excerpt of Paranormal Romance Thriller Glory: The Legend of Glory Book 1 by Devin O’Branagan

January 20th, 2015

Welcome back to another Write On Purpose book review. Each week I review a well-written book, highlighting what makes it good from the reader’s perspective and what writing skills and techniques make it an irresistible read.Thus, each review serves both writers and readers. This week’s excellent read is Glory:  The Legend of Blory, Book 1 by #1 best selling author Devin O’Branagan. I’ve known #1 best selling author Devin O’Branagan since I helped her with the first book launch of GLory. Now, she is talking with a producer about turning the book into a movie or TV... Read More