The DiamonD: HOLLYWOOD … available

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The DiamonD: HOLLYWOOD … 10 days & counting!


From Best Selling Indie Author, Sandra Raine, comes the next installment in the The DiamonD Saga:  The DiamonD:  HOLLYWOOD sure to deliver page-turning, can`t-put-down shock-drama with a signature blend of attitude, action & sex.


After taking total control of The DiamonD, nothing will prepare DiamonD for the danger she`s about to face.


While struggling with a string of family issues – which includes a clash of opinions, bad attitudes, jealousy, infidelity, betrayal and fist fights – DiamonD`s past – a past she thought had been taken of – comes back to haunt her after she is nabbed by a gang of Koreans with ties to an organization run by K-Town`s top pimp, Jimmy Tran.


During the intense confrontation with Jimmy and a known associate demanding the return of Stock taken from them, DiamonD instead proposes a business opportunity to keep war from trickling onto the boulevard is instead met with great resistance.


But as DiamonD is in the throes of trying to stop one of two wars threatening to destroy her and The DiamonD, a Russian crime boss`s son, Nikolas Nikolin, pays The DiamonD an unexpected visit which threatens ownership of The DiamonD`s estate unless a negotiation for DiamonD to retain ownership can be met.  But while in negotiations, DiamonD learns of a money making realty scheme and decides to blackmail The DiamonD`s way in to further their control over Hollywood. 


With the threat of war and ownership seeming to come under control, the Monteagudo Cartel makes good on their promise after making a contract with DiamonD to capture Bree, seize control of The Montoya Cartel, and bring Lola Jayne safely back home – with a little help from an in-house deception – a heated confrontation between DiamonD and Bree erupts with Bree falling victim to a vicious stabbing and DiamonD making a crucial decision that could tear apart The DiamonD indefinitely.

The DiamonD:  HOLLYWOOD is book 2 in The DiamonD Saga, book 8 in The HUSH Series.
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“I may not be Amazon“. . .a brief interruption from your regularly scheduled reading


So, yes!  I may not be Amazon but your Reviews on the books you purchase via HUSH`s eBook Store are just as important because it gives me insight on what you the Reader/and or you, HUSH`s #1 Fan, think about the books – good or bad.

And Good or Bad, I want to read them as they inspire me to either improve the story line or push forward into something bigger and better.

So, when you get the chance – and if it`s not too much trouble – come back and leave a Review which you can do HERE!

Thank You! And now back to your regularly scheduled reading!


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HUSH still going strong after 5 years


Today HUSH reached #19 on Amazon`s US Top Twenty of Best Sellers and #9 on Amazon`s UK Top Twenty of Best Sellers with HUSHED, The DiamonD, DiamonD`s & HUSH, The Series rounding out in it`s Top One Hundred.

As for HUSH in CA and AU … well they like keeping it in their Top #40 – #100; still good.

Not bad for a lazy Sunday afternoon … Hope you all are enjoying yours!



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video release date of The DiamonD: HOLLYWOOD

watch trailer to find out!



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EASTER Special … expiring soon!

There`s still time to purchase all Three of

HUSH`s Novelettes for $1.49

Just apply Discount Code:  EASTER149 at Checkout

[must purchase all Three Novelettes to receive Special]


click on book covers to purchase

Thank You


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🐰EASTER Special🐰

First, and Foremost:  5QSeHAPPY EASTER!


And because it`s Easter, HUSH has a Special going on:

Get all Three HUSH Novelettes for $1.49

apply Discount Code:  EASTER149 at Checkout

(must get all 3 eBooks for Discount to apply … offer ends 4/02/18)

HUSH Novelette - Justin book cover 2 Dominic_MONSTER_Cover_For_Kindle ANNA girl gone bc 2

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excerpt ~ ANNA: girl, GONE


     “What is that?” my mom demanded as she trailed me through the double doors of the bakery.

     I spun around in my stance and snapped “What?!” before reaching for one of the aprons hanging on the rack.

     “Eso?!” my mom fumed, poking a hard finger against the left side of my neck.

     Shit! I gasped as I stepped to the sink which was just off to the right, next to the row of hanging aprons, and stared at the dark red hickey in shock.  I turned back around to explain myself to my mom but that unexpected slap to my face had said what she wanted to say:  She was pissed.

     Then my dad walked into the bakery, and all I have to say about my dad was that he was no pushover as he was as tall as Dent and slightly rounded around the gut.  My mom’s 5’5 thick boned framed was no match to my dad’s strength.  And when my dad had visibly seen what the commotion was all about between me and my mom, he, too, went into a rage.

     But instead of slapping me, he instead grabbed my arm, yanked me into the employees’ lounge, shoved me down onto the sofa and beat me with his belt.  Though it was only a few welts, it sure felt like they were hundreds by the way he left my legs and backside burning.  I mean, I don’t ever recall my dad ever hitting me like that but then again, I never gave him reason to until now; now that I had a boyfriend.

     “Mirame, Anna?” my dad then demanded for me to look at him.  I choked back some of my tears and looked up at my dad fearfully.  I could see my dad’s eyes and they were black as night which meant to me that he could snap at any moment if I didn’t agree to his demands.  “If you don’t stop seeing that mocoso – ” – snotnose in Spanish slang – “I’ll disown you.  And I’ll even take it a step further:  I’ll have the entire familia disown you.  Do you understand me?” And what could I say to that?  I had just turned fifteen.  I had no choice. 

     Dent wanted to kiss the welts and make them go away.  He had gotten so angry with my dad that he talked about killing him.  Though I should have defended my dad ‘cause he was my blood, I didn’t.  I just let Dent say whatever he wanted to say only because I wanted to be with him, and forever.

     Within a matter of a few days, Dent had become my world and I became his but it came with a price:  Dent was twenty-two, and he wanted grown-up things from me like seeing me whenever he wanted and sex.  And it was something I had been thinking about since that day at the park when he had me feel on his hard on, and when he asked if I ever sucked on a guy’s cock – I realized I was ready to do both.

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HUSH Novelette Volume 3 … available at HUSH`s eBook Store .75¢


Up next in HUSH Novelettes:


“ANNA:  girl, GONE – Vol. 3“ price .75¢

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breaking from DiamonD: VEGAS to view such a disappointment


As a huge fan of Roseanne, I was gravely disappointed.  I was expecting the re-boot to have shed some light on what has happened over the years, not start off as if the show was in its 2nd or 3rd season.  I mean, there were some issues that I felt were addressed to soon when it should have been a gradual progress thus leaving the audience – a.k.a me – wishing to see more instead of debating whether I should tune in next week or the week after that.


I felt the brother’s David & Mark’s absence not a great move considering that they made Roseanne entertaining and thought provoking.


I didn’t like that the creator(s) made Dan & Roseanne look like a couple of pill-popping-geriatric-co-dependents.  And c’mon!  They`re not that fucking old!


Now Becky wanting to be a surrogate mother. . .seriously?  And what was with Sarah Chalke`s character wanting to eat Becky’s placenta?  Is that really what the audience wants to hear?  And another thing, what happened to her pregnancy with Mark?  Also, how did Mark supposedly die?  God, I hope the creator(s) put a spin on that one. . .Say like an Eddie & The Cruisers type of twist.  But that is probably wishful thinking!


So, what became of Jackie`s baby boy Andy?  And where did Jerry Garcia Conner end up other than on some boat?  I`m sure there will be some answers.


Now onto Darlene and her two kids. . .What`s with the amazon looking daughter and non-gender disclosed son?  That just got under my skin.  I mean, I can understand a bit of slapstick comedy but seriously, putting a 9 year-old boy in a skirt (or was it a kilt?) or in wardrobe that no 9 year-old realistic kid would be caught dead in?  There has to be some boundaries. And I understand that as parents we want to encourage our kids to freely express themselves but how far should that freedom of expression go?  I honestly don’t know about the LGBT community, but I’m sure they even have boundaries for their kids and their adoptive kids – to me it was just a slap in the face.


Now as far as Darlene is concerned. . .I do like her.  But damn!  She needs to get out of all that darkness and be a little upbeat especially as a parent.  But unfortunately, Darlene as a parent just doesn’t suit her or Becky.  I thought Jackie being a parent was obnoxious but Darlene and Becky both take the cake.  But back to Darlene. . .her son is named “Mark“ so I will assume that she did end up with Mark (Becky`s Mark; read bottom asterisk).  Also, there was reference made about Darlene`s “partner“ with Darlene denying that she is gay.  Now there`s a bit of drama.  I could very well hear Gary Marshall`s famous words:  At last!  Drama! which is, btw, taken from the movie Soapdish with Robert Downey Jr.


As for DJ, he should have gotten a little more exposure, remained single and dated.  He`s another that just doesn’t fit the “parent“ criteria.  I mean, the last I saw of DJ he was quite dark in his sense of humor and he had a sort of bad boy image going on which I [personally] thought suited him well.


So, what happened to The Lanford Lunch Box? *(or was that also fictitious?)

What happened to Roseanne & Jackie`s quirky mother, Bev?

What happened to Fred. . .Jackie`s ex-hubby and Andy`s father? *(or was that fictitious, too?)


*Honestly, I still get confused over Roseanne’s last episode, and for those who had never seen the last episode. . .spoiler alert:  The Conner’s never won the lottery.  Becky was actually dating David and not Mark.  Darlene was actually dating Mark and not David – fucking confusing, I know!  Jackie turned out to be a lesbian.  Bev was actually a heterosexual feminist.  Dan never had the affair with his mother`s nurse he instead ended up dying from a heart attack.  Leon & his husband weren`t actually a couple as they had just met in Roseanne`s “real life“.  And Nancy, I forgot if she was real or not?  And lastly, Roseanne did write a book about her family.


All in all, I just felt like the back-to-back episodes were all over the place – kind of like the way one of my unhappy readers said about HUSHED – and I can only hope that they find some order before the show faces getting canned.


In closing, I did enjoy the new sitcom Splitting Up Together and Black-ish`s Easter episode.  At least they made up for the disappointment.





Author`s note:  This review was just my opinion in about a few million, so I don`t expect for anyone to agree or like.  And just like my Reviewers, I am entitled to my opinion, right?  Fucking right. I am!


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