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Evil Lives In Blue Rock is the age-old tale of good vs. evil with a twist. Lucien Bluerock, a descendent of the town’s fathers, lives in his gloomy mansion on a hill overlooking “his” town. Benjamin, his grandson, returns to Blue Rock, along with Agate Mitchell—a childhood friend—to attend his mother’s funeral. They soon learn that the Riverman, Evil Spirit, Bad Tomanous—it has many names, but is known throughout history—the ANCIENT MENACE is loose, crawled up out of the sea where powerful shaman have kept it contained for many years. The atrocities begin upon the people of Blue Rock and members of the Quail River Reservation when the Evil Spirit inhabits the body of Jimmy Talltree, the local tribal policeman. It is all the chosen few with “the power” can do to force the Evil One back into the sea from whence it came, using ancient rites and ceremonies handed down through the generations. Only the gods know if they have succeeded in their endeavor to rid this earth of the anti-Christ.
Lila Pinord has followed up Skye Dancer with a barnburner of a second book- it’s both creepy and fascinating. — Gene Woodwick, reviewer – Canoe People’s Bookshelf
About The Author: Lila L. Pinord was born and raised on the Quinault Indian Reservation in a small fishing village called Queets, Washington. She was so small at birth that her father held her in the palm of one hand. She finished grade school at Queets-Clearwater, then it was on to Lake Quinault High School where she earned a scholarship to Grays Harbor College, being Salutitorian of her class. She married at the age of 21 and had one daughter Kimberley. Divorced, she later married her lifelong friend and loving husband James Pinord. He passed away in November of 2003 from the dreaded killer, cancer.
Accomplishments: At Peninsula College in Port Angeles – her home now- Lila made the President’s List by attaining straight A’s during one quarter. She majored in secretarial and office machines with bookkeeping secondary. Deciding she wouldn’t earn much as a secretary, she went on to Western Washington University and graduated with a BA in Accounting. Even then, she knew that writing would play a big part in her life.
Lila is now a contributing author to three publications out on the market: ‘Authors Guide to Promotion’, ‘200 Authors and How They Were Published’, and ‘Shameless Shorts’, an anthology written by a group of writers who met on an Amazon forum. Royalties are donated to a worthwhile cause.
Additional Information: Lila worked at various jobs which she enjoyed very much including; The Clallam County PUD for four years, an attorney’s office for two years, and Tower Service for two more years.
Lila and her husband became vagabonds for a while and traveled the country looking for work during the Reagan Years. They ended up in Houston, Texas, working for a while before returning to Port Angeles.
After retirement, Lila went into writing full time and it certainly paid off when she published her first book ‘Skye Dancer’ in 2003. Her second book ‘Evil Lives In Blue Rock’ was published on April 30, 2005. Much of her stories are based on her upbringing on the Reservation with all the legends, superstitions and mysticism that abound there. ‘Min’s Monster’ was published in 2007 and is set in the village where she grew up, though it is fiction with a bit of the truth tossed in- as are the other books as well.
Finalist, 50 Self-Published Books Worth Reading, 2013-14 and Kindle 5-star thriller. Chasing her dream of becoming an investigative reporter in San Francisco, Holly Rivera Berry has to return to her hometown of Bonafides on the Texas Coastal Bend to settle her recently deceased father’s estate. She discovers that just before he died her father researched the possibility that via an old Mexican land grant the Rivera family owns The Gap, a natural channel to the Gulf of Mexico. Land speculators plan to erect luxury homes, resorts, hotels, and a casino along The Gap and Holly comes to doubt that her father died of natural causes. The more she investigates, the more things don’t add up. One by one her allies fall victim to fatal accidents and it looks like Holly might be next. JED DONELLIE is an acronym for Jerry Bateman, Don Lowe, Ellie Killian, and Devorah Fox, four book-loving writing friends who decided to collaborate on a novel.
About The Author: Devorah Fox has written for television, radio, magazines, newspapers, and the Internet. Publisher and editor of the BUMPERTOBUMPER® books for commercial motor vehicle drivers, she is also developer of the Easy CDL apps for the iPhone and iPad and author of the literary fantasies "The Lost King," "The King's Ransom" and "The King's Redress," and "Naked Came the Sharks," a contemporary thriller. Born in Brooklyn, New York, she now lives -- yes, with the requisite feline writer's companions -- in The Barefoot Palace in Port Aransas on the Texas Gulf Coast where she writes the "Dee-Scoveries" blog and column of the same name for "The Island Moon" newspaper.