Theresa M. Cole

Editor, mom, and coffee lover addicted to all things paranormal. 

Guest Post: Robyn Lindsey, author of Breaking Free

Title: Breaking Free

Author: Robyn Lindsey

Publisher: Tri Oak Publishing (March 29, 2014)



Samantha Green’s father died when she was very young. Her mother was bedridden before she was in middle school and passed away while she was in her teens. Sam learned from an early age that life was easier if she didn’t let anyone in. She built up walls and closed herself off to protect herself from the possibility of being hurt. That is… until she started to struggle with her own mortality. Sam struggles with a question that eats away at her soul: did her life ever mean anything if there is no one left to mourn her after she is gone? This is a book about finding your own soul, about accepting life’s losses and allowing them to color your world. It’s about sharing your light with not only yourself, but also allowing others in to bask in it. 


Guest Post:


My recent novel, Breaking Free was born amongst a lot of crying, screaming and grunting.  Not really, but it was a birth nonetheless.  Any time an author writes something that is to be shared with the public, from a poem to a blog post to a book, they are giving birth to part of their soul to share with the world.  Like an infant coming into the world, the birth of a book should not be taken lightly. 


Breaking Free, from concept to publication, took 28 years.  I first had the idea as a teen and I am now 42.  Could I have published it sooner, like 26 years ago or more?  Probably so, but I had a lot of growing to do, both as a person, and as a writer, before the time was right.  As it stands, 28 years was just the right amount of time for Breaking Free.  I’m hoping it’s a matter of months for the sequel. 


Breaking Free is my first work of fiction that has been unfurled onto the public.  Prior to Breaking Free, I published 3 guided journals, a poetry compilation, and a photo book.  I wrote the guided journals as part of my life coaching business.  One for grief, one for empowerment, one for joy.  A guided journal for teens will be released in 2014 to join the others. 


Breaking Free is available on Amazon. If you would like to stay in touch and see what’s coming next (like the sequel to Breaking Free, the teen journal, or even more poetry), please like my facebook page and stalk my website at  I look forward to hearing from you! 



About the Author:

I have wanted to be a published author for as long as I could remember. I began by writing poetry as a pre-teen and have written more short stories than I could possibly remember. 

My healer's spirit surfaced as an adult and the fiction writing was pushed aside. I have been a certified life coach, specializing in grief. Hence the birth of my first book: Journal Through Your Grief. 

In 2012 I also published Journal Toward Your Joy, a guided journal to help you to be more joyful, and Flow, a book of inspirational quotes and my photography of local waterfalls, lakes, and streams. 

2013 brought a compilation of my poetry, and the book I'm honestly the most proud of to date.

2014 will bring the birth of my first fiction novel, as well as me starting the next one and possibly another collection of poetry.

When I'm not writing or coaching, I spend a lot of time journaling, blogging, planning and enjoying the Pacific Northwest with my love.

Excerpt & Giveaway: Blood Magic by T. G. Ayer

Title: Blood Magic
Series: Soul Tracker #1
Author: T.G. Ayer
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Publication: April 28th, 2014 by Infinite Ink Books

My name is Mel Morgan and I'm a Tracker. I find people for a living. The people I help have no idea I know exactly how they feel because I've lost someone too. If only I could have found the one person I've been looking for all these years.

My current case is no ordinary abduction. Before long I'm neck deep in blood magic - the worst kind. I need the help of a necromancer if I'm to free the kid. Doesn't mean I have to like it.

When sexy djinn Saleem asks for help things get a little hot to handle. But how can I say no? Dodging demons and sorcerers are just part of my day job.
Missing people can be found. Not all missing people are found.
I was good, maybe even the best I knew of. I find people for a living. My business is dependent on people losing people. The idea didn't sit so well with me but it was what it was. Not that I needed to find people for a living. I could very well choose to find things. Finding cutting edge nuclear warheads stolen from the government, locating lists of undercover cops within drug cartels – I can do that. Do the job, find the target, no questions asked. But things held no interest for me. People did.
I find people. And I didn't play to lose.
About the Author
I have been a writer from the time I was old enough to recognise that reading was a doorway into my imagination. Poetry was my first foray into the art of the written word. Books were my best friends, my escape, my haven. I am essentially a recluse but this part of my personality is impossible to practise given I have two teenage daughters, who are actually my friends, my tea-makers, my confidantes... I am blessed with a husband who has left me for golf. It's a fair trade as I have left him for writing. We are both passionate supporters of each others loves - it works wonderfully...

My heart is currently broken in two. One half resides in South Africa where my old roots still remain, and my heart still longs for the endless beaches and the smell of moist soil after a summer downpour. My love for Ma Afrika will never fade. The other half of me has been transplanted to the Land of the Long White Cloud. The land of the Taniwha, beautiful Maraes, and volcanoes. The land of green, pure beauty that truly inspires. And because I am so torn between these two lands - I shall forever remain crosseyed.





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