Monday, April 30, 2012

The Laurel of Asheville reviews HLTN

However Long the Night David Pereda In local author David Pereda's latest novel, Cuban-born, award-winning Miami architect and real estate developer Cid Milan is at a crossroads in his life. His dying father confesses to him the truth about a 25-yrear-old family secret. Cid then realizes he has no choice but to unravel the mystery of his past and, if he can, right the wrongs committed. Winner of the Lighthouse Book Award for fiction and the Royal Palm Award for fiction, However Long the Night is a tantalizing romantic tale interlaced with suspense, a tense love triangle, family secrets and corporate shenanigans, all playing out against an historical background. In the story, Cid's quest forces him to rediscover himself and his roots as he searches frantically throughout Cuba for Sandra, his teenage flame, and the secret she's kept from him all these years: his son. In the process, Cid learns lessons about love, forgivess and redemption that change his life forever. Pereda is an award-winning author and college writing and ESL instructor living in Asheville, and is a contributor to The Laurel of Asheville. He is the regional director of Florida Writer's Association's Western North Carolina division, and the founder of Asheville's Writing Enthusiasts. - The Laurel of Asheville, May 2012

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Review Tour details

Goddess Fish Promotions is organizing a Virtual REVIEWS ONLY Book Tour for David Pereda's However Long the Night, a 282-page contemporary mainstream novel with a romantic flair, a love triangle, suspense, a pinch of corporate shenanigans and a historical background and published by Eternal Press. PLEASE NOTE: Reviewers must be able to publish the review to Amazon as well as to their own site. This book won first place in the Lighthouse Book Awards for Fiction and second place in the Royal Palm Awards for Fiction. A PDF of the book is available. The tour will run from May 21-25.

Cuban-born, award-winning Miami Architect and successful real estate developer Cid Milan suddenly faces a dilemma when his dying father reveals to him a shocking twenty-five year old family secret. Cid realizes there is only one thing he can do to unravel the mystery of his own past and right the wrongs committed. He must return to the land he abandoned. In his quest, Cid rediscovers himself and his roots as he searches frantically throughout Cuba for his teenage flame, Sandra, and the secret she kept from him all these years. In the process, Cid learns an invaluable lesson about love, forgiveness and redemption which changes his life forever.

May 21: Indie books at shardpubs blogspot
May 22: The Ebook Reviewers
May 23: Welcome to the World of My Dreams (PROMO ONLY)
May 24: Book Reviews by Jackie
May 25(1): Long and Short Reviews
May 25(2): Welcome to the World of My Dreams

I will be giving away THREE $25 Amazon gift cards:

1- Best commenter
2- Blog with the most comments
3- Most perceptive/dazzling/readable review of his book on Amazon.

All winners will be chosen by the author.

Do you want to review this book? Email us at goddessfish(at)gmail(dot)com.

Review Tour for However Long the Night

I will be doing a reviews-only tour with GoddessFish Promotions, from May 21-25, 2012. Click the link for my stops on this tour.

Short Review for However Long the Night

"I talked about your book on our morning show this week and Wow! After the first page… I was not able to let it go. I love the way you present the characters and the way the story goes."
- Sandra Landry
Superstation -New Brunswick, Canada

Thursday, April 5, 2012

D. Renee Bagby Presents voting

Voting is underway at D. Renee Bagby Presents for Best of March 2o12. Anyone may vote. Would you please go vote for However Long the Night? Here is the link.

Wednesday, April 4, 2012