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My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
« on: April 02, 2014, 08:42:43 am »
Please check out my first murder mystery novelette - My Journey To Hell for only $0.99



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Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It's taken years to heal the emotional scares; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life. 

Everything seems to be under control, until a strange telephone message sets in motion a series of events that have the potential to destabilize Joel's fragile mental equilibrium.

Will he overcome this final, life-threatening challenge, or is his world about to unravel?  :o



My Journey To Hell (Novelette)
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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #1 on: April 03, 2014, 01:37:09 pm »
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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #2 on: April 09, 2014, 05:19:28 am »
    Please check out my first murder mystery novelette - MY JOURNEY TO HELL for only $0.99



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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #3 on: April 16, 2014, 04:38:04 am »
    Please check out my first murder mystery novelette - MY JOURNEY TO HELL for only $0.99


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #4 on: April 23, 2014, 10:19:56 am »
    Please check out my first murder mystery novelette - MY JOURNEY TO HELL for only $0.99  

       Amazon Customer Reviews :   4.5 out of 5 stars  :o

    Book Description:

    Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It's taken years to heal the emotional scares; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life. 

    Everything seems to be under control, until a strange telephone message sets in motion a series of events that have the potential to destabilize Joel's fragile mental equilibrium.

    Will he overcome this final, life-threatening challenge, or is his world about to unravel?

    My Journey To Hell (Novelette)


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #5 on: May 14, 2014, 09:12:07 am »
    PROMOTION - The first 10 people who send me a message and provide a valid email, will be gifted a copy of my novelette - MY JOURNEY TO HELL. So if you are interested in reading my ebook, here is your chance to get it free.  ;D
      Amazon Customer Reviews :   4.5 out of 5 stars  :o

    Book Description:

    Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It's taken years to heal the emotional scares; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life. 

    Everything seems to be under control, until a strange telephone message sets in motion a series of events that have the potential to destabilize Joel's fragile mental equilibrium.

    Will he overcome this final, life-threatening challenge, or is his world about to unravel?

    My Journey To Hell (Novelette)


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #6 on: May 21, 2014, 08:28:53 am »


    Hey Gals & Guys

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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 09:31:03 am »
    Please check out my first murder mystery novelette - MY JOURNEY TO HELL for only $0.99

    Amazon Customer Reviews: 4.7 stars out of 5.0  :D
                        Amazon.ca Customer Reviews:  5.0 stars out of 5.0    :o

    Ive always been fascinated by ordinary people behaving badly.
     
    Why do perfectly rational people, who know the difference between right and wrong, still choose the wrong path? The main character in my novelette Joel Simon is a prime example of what Im talking about. Joel is a man who has survived a destructive marriage, personal addictions and a less than stellar relationship with his mother and is finally headed in the right direction. He has a good job, nice home and what most would consider a bright future ahead of him.  In the midst of the quiet calm, there is a storm brewing with the potential to derail Joel in his tracks.

    A fast paced combination of mystery and suspense, but also a study in the frailty of the human mind as the center of thought and behavior. How will Joel respond to changes in his environment, which may be beyond his control?  Is he the instigator or the victim?

    Read my novelette to find out the answer to this and other questions.   Try it, I think you will like it.  8)


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #8 on: June 13, 2014, 05:47:47 am »


    Here's what some of the reviewers are saying about my novelette.

    Hidden talent......terrific read for first time novelist.

    John Ottini delivers a trilling introspective journey that is sure to delight any reader.

    This book swept me in from page one.

    .. novella about a man's world turned topsy-turvy isn't so much about the disturbing perils facing a dipsomaniac as it is about his inability to judge the character of those surrounding him.

    The main character has his share of flaws, sure, but thats what makes him real


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #9 on: June 24, 2014, 07:53:46 pm »
    Received an nice email from Todd Borg, writer of the Owen McKenna Tahoe Mystery Series

    Hi John,

    I read your novella My Journey To Hell. Congratulations on an ambitious undertaking! Creating a somewhat-unsympathetic protagonist and writing the story in the present tense is tricky business, but you pulled it off well. You also have a flair for plot twists!

    I encourage you to keep writing

    Congrats again on your accomplishment! I wish you the best with your writing.

    Todd

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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #10 on: August 06, 2014, 11:12:06 am »
    Check out this great review of My Journey To Hell from the OnlineBookClub.org Review Team

    Online Book Club Review (4 stars) :   http://forums.onlinebookclub.org/viewtopic.php?f=22&t=19893


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    Re: My Journey To Hell (Novelette) - murder mystery
    « Reply #11 on: November 05, 2014, 04:45:01 am »
    Please check out my murder mystery novelette - My Journey To Hell for only $0.99



    Book Description:

    Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It's taken years to heal the emotional scares; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life. 

    Everything seems to be under control, until a strange telephone message sets in motion a series of events that have the potential to destabilize Joel's fragile mental equilibrium.

    Will he overcome this final, life-threatening challenge, or is his world about to unravel?  :o



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    « Reply #12 on: December 19, 2014, 05:50:11 am »
    Check out my first murder mystery novelette - My Journey To Hell for FREE - Today Only (Friday, December 19, 2014)



    Book Description:

    Having survived an unhappy childhood with an absentee father and an alcoholic mother, and having lived through a failed marriage, all Joel Simon wants, is to be left alone. It's taken years to heal the emotional scares; control his alcoholism, reconcile his feelings of failure and begin to live a productive life. 

    Everything seems to be under control, until a strange telephone message sets in motion a series of events that have the potential to destabilize Joel's fragile mental equilibrium.

    Will he overcome this final, life-threatening challenge, or is his world about to unravel?  :o



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