Authors with Verve

High Praise for Marine Archeology Mystery

High praise for Deep Blue Death from Readers' Favorite ... ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐ 🐠 Sharyn Bradford Lunn’s exhilarating, layered mystery, Deep Blue Death (Jami Laramie Mysteries Book 1), a wreck site off the coast of Western Australia turns into a crime scene involving multiple murders and the theft of precious artifacts. When Jami Laramie is accepted as a volunteer diver for the Seaclaim salvage team in Australia, she has only one thing in mind: to increase her skill and knowledge. She cannot wait...

Author, Entertainer John Layne Joins THEWORDVERVE

We just roped us a cowboy! A big welcome to John Layne as he joins forces with thewordverve as his publisher. Author/entertainer John Layne has signed with thewordverve for his upcoming detective novel, A Rude Reception. More news on that to come. Stay tuned! From Dallas, Texas, John is nonstop action as an international, award-winning author, screenwriter, and actor. He was also a detective for thirty years, and many of his experiences in that job have contributed to his ideas for...

The Reality Bender Lives Up to His Name

Kerry Alan Denney, a.k.a. "The Reality Bender," is the multiple award-winning author of seven published novels and numerous short stories. Denney blends elements of suspense, thriller, horror, sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, paranormal, and various ways the world ends in his work: speculative fiction at its wildest and craziest. With glee and a touch of madness, he writes reality-bending thrillers ... even when the voices don't make him do it. His protagonists are his children, and he loves them as dearly as...

From a Dream to the Real Deal: One Author’s Story Covers It All

Photo Credit: Beeba Lekkas When we think of a survivor, a warrior, we can think of several men and women, but at the top of that list is always Demetra Tsavaris-Lecourezos. Demetra went from a dream to write kids' books, to a published author of several books, to a cancer survivor, and to an in-demand public speaker in what seems to be like a blink of an eye. But it wasn't just a blink; it was incredibly hard work. Today, she wraps...

When You Think It’s Baseball, But It’s Love

John Nuckel, contributing writer, 02/14/2018 We welcome Manhattan author John Nuckel as our latest contributing writer with his endearing love story ** flash non-fiction ** that just happens to involve baseball. John is a former Wall Street insider and current financial adviser, who writes white-collar crime fiction. But he also writes some beautiful, endearing short pieces, which reveal another side to the depths of his heart and mind. Enjoy his super-short story, Game Six, this Valentine’s Day, and every day.   ~~~  GAME...

Authors with Verve: Featuring Linda Yacovetti Arvanitis

“Who can turn the world on with her smile?” Linda Yacovetti Arvanitis, that’s who! She’s a successful realtor in Florida, has major potential as a stand-up comic, and is a published author of Buck the Dog Tails . . . er, Tales, told from her adopted pet’s perspective. She released the first book in the series last fall (Buck’s New Home) and is getting ready to thrill her fans—I mean, Buck's fans—again with a new ditty in the ensuing months. More...

Authors with Verve: Featuring Phil Emmert

Author Phil Emmert is indeed a preacher, teacher, and people reacher. His world revolves around the sharing of stories that are relatable and inspiring, and now he’s writing them too. He’s published four books in recent years and, at the age of 80, has more in the works. Lauded by his family and friends as an endearing storyteller, in addition to being a stellar preacher of the Word of God, he admits he has many stories in his heart. This North...