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Freelance editor Jessica Hatch has always focused on telling stories and on telling stories well.

Friday Finds: Beth Aldrich is an Amazon Best Seller; New Titles from Kay Dew Shostak and Heartsome Publishers

Happy Friday, dear reader. I hope you're gearing up for a great weekend! 

The dog days of August are impossibly hot, as is the girl power packed into this week's #FridayFinds. I think that a trip to the insidiously sleepy suburbs of Evanston, Illinois, the warm and friendly hollows of Chancey, Georgia, or the office intrigue of the City of London are just what the doctor ordered.

Beth Aldrich's PINK SLIPS Hits Amazon Best Seller Status

Pink Slips Beth Aldrich paperback cover art

The author of Real Moms Love to Eat (Penguin/NAL, 2012) has done it again. At the end of July, she hit #1 in Psychological Thrillers and #3 in Overall Kindle sales. Congrats, Beth!

Learn more and purchase the book here: http://www.pinkslipsnovel.com/.

Happy Book Birthday to KIDS ARE CHANCEY by Kay Dew Shostak!

Photo Credit: Kay Dew Shostak, 2017.

Photo Credit: Kay Dew Shostak, 2017.

Southern women's fiction author Kay Dew Shostak is at it again. The latest installment of her Chancey Series -- about a suburban family that relocates to the Eudora Welt-ian environs of small-town Georgia -- was published this Tuesday.

From Amazon: "“A mother is only as happy as her unhappiest child,” they say. But is it true? What if your children are all miserable, Carolina wonders, but your life is finally coming together? It’s been almost a year since Carolina, her husband Jackson, and their three kids accidentally moved from her beloved Atlanta suburbs to a small town in the Georgia mountains, and Carolina hates small towns. But just as she’s adapting to running a B&B and living in Chancey, her kids are falling apart."

Learn more and purchase your copy here.

An Office Romance Heats up in MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

Cover Art: Heartsome Publishing, 2017.

Cover Art: Heartsome Publishing, 2017.

If you're more of a romance fan, try A.E. Radley's MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS, out this week, on for size. 

From Heartsome Publishing: "Kate Kennedy prides herself on running the very best advertising agency in Europe. One day, her top client asks her to work on a lucrative project with the notoriously fastidious Georgina Masters, of the American agency Mastery. The temporary merger causes a fiery clash of cultures and personalities. Especially when Georgina sets her romantic sights on Kate’s young intern, Sophie."

Learn more and purchase your copy here: https://heartsomebooks.com/a-e-radley/.


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