Friday, February 14, 2014


"I open my hand and force a smile, step to the fountain and close my eyes. I make my wish – the same wish I'd always made – and squeeze my eyes tighter, release the coins, and hear the plunk as they hit. 
 Opening my eyes to watch them sink, slowly swaying from side to side, they submerge under the glowing surface of the water. Descending lower and lower, they finally rest at the bottom – among hundreds of other coins – featured in spotlight effects created by the reflection of the lamps. What wishes do those coins represent? New cars? Better jobs? Marriage Proposals? A kiss from that special someone who can't be expelled from daydreams? Those are not the things I'd ever wish for..." 

~ excerpt from 

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Thursday, February 6, 2014


"Crushed and unable to breathe, still enveloped in the sunshine with my eyes wide open to the beautiful sky and the colorful swaying tree tops far above me, I'm experiencing the paralyzing horror of those pitch black scenes from past nightmares. Daylight won't protect me. Nothing will save me. It's an omen; even when I think I'm beyond danger, I will not be safe. I feel it as sure as I feel the sun; I will never escape." ~ Excerpt from "Three Rules" by Marie Drake

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Monday, February 3, 2014

Another 5 STAR review For "Three Rules"

Check out another 5 star review for "Three Rules" by Marie Drake

"This book keeps you wanting more." a review of: Three Rules

James Sheeley says: I had a hard time putting it down. It is very well written and easy to read. It keeps you thinking about what will happen next. Just when you think you figured it out, there is more. Lisa Sheeley