#ShareAReviewDay – Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book 1 by Charles F. French

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Thank you so much to Marcia for including my book Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society, Book 1 and reviews of it in her blog!

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This morning’s guest for #ShareAReviewDay is Charles French, and he would like to share what readers are saying about Maledicus: The Investigative Paranormal Society Book 1. When the reviews are short ones, as in this case, I will use 2 or 3, rather than one longer one. Enjoy, and please pass the word along. Thanks!

REVIEWS:

5.0 out of 5 stars Simply Fantastic!   
By Amazon Customer on May 7, 2018
Verified Purchase
Excellent novel! Very well written! This book reminds me of a Stephen King novel with great plot lines and characters! Gripping, scary, and fun! Loved it! Couldn’t put it down!

 4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
By HorrorHomeroom on April 17, 2018

Love the focus on the older characters in this novel.

5.0 out of 5 stars Have so enjoyed reading it
By Kelly Krasner on April 9, 2018
This is a genius, scary and heart…

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This is an excellent post from KSBeth about censorship! Thanks to her for the post and from the ULS, the Underground Library Society.

I didn't have my glasses on....

when visiting the detroit public library

m is shocked to find that books

 have been banned in the past

and learns a huge lesson.

“censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.” 

-laurie halse anderson, Speak

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Frankenstein: First Impressions

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Here is a post from one of my students’ blogs.

Erica's Book Blog

Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus written by Mary Shelly is a cautionary tale about Victor Frankenstein, a young intelligent scientist who creates a ghastly, sapient creature in a unconventional scientific experiment.

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What I observed after reading Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein in my Genres of Popular Fiction class is how significant and powerful first impressions are. Based only on a few seconds an individual can evaluate whether they want to further a relationship with you as a result of your demeanor and/or the way you dress. This is what I noticed throughout the novel. Victor was eager to create a monster, but once he created  it, he automatically judged the monster knowing nothing of its intelligence and feelings, except its appearance. Victor instantly feared the monster without giving much time and thought into how he was treating it. This goes for how we treat individuals in life. “By judging others we blind…

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Happy Solstice; Happy Litha!

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June 21st is one of the most important dates in the pre-Christian Celtic calendar. It is the day with the longest daylight of the year, and it is a celebration of the coming summer.

Please understand, that there is nothing evil or Satanic in this holiday or its celebration. It is simply an expression of seasonal joy.

Happy Solstice!

Happy Litha!

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Gallows Hill can be found here in ebook.

Gallows Hill in paperback can be found here.

An interview about Gallows Hill can be found here.

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Please follow the following links to find my novel:

ebook

Print book

Thank you!

The book trailer:

Maledicus:Investigative Paranormal Society Book I

My radio interview:

interview

World Refugee Day and The United States of America

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Around the world, millions of people are forced to flee their homes to try to escape violence and to attempt to save their families. These are people who are forced into making the most difficult decisions and who are among the most vulnerable people in the world. This includes the families who are attempting to escape severe danger and to seek asylum in the United States of America, which had been before the shining beacon of hope for those in peril.

How they are treated by the nations of the world, including the United States of America, is a defining measure of those countries.

The United Nations Refugee Agency speaks to this issue: “On World Refugee Day, held every year on June 20th, we commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of millions of refugees. This year, World Refugee Day also marks a key moment for the public to show support for families forced to flee.” (http://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/)

Please support World Refugee Day, and please remember that our current President has caused a refugee crisis by his inexcusable, inhumane, treatment of children on our southern border, treatment that is child abuse.

Speak up for these families. Do not let the United States of America’s beacon of hope die out.

 

Works Cited

http://www.un.org/en/events/refugeeday/