Rose by Rami Ungar Genre: Fantasy-Horror

Rose Taggert awakens in a greenhouse with no clear memory of the past two years and, to her horror, finds her body transformed into an unrecognizable form.
Paris Kuyper has convinced Rose that they are lovers and as Paris could not bear for her to die, he has used an ancient and dark magic to save her from certain death.
But the dark magic Paris has used comes at a price. A price which a terrible demon is determined to extract from Rose.
As Rose struggles to understand what is happening to her, she must
navigate Paris’s lies and secrets; secrets that Paris will do
anything to protect.

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Rami Ungar knew he wanted to be a writer from the age of five, when he
first became exposed to the world of Harry Potter and
wanted to create imaginative worlds like Harry’s. As a tween, he
fell in love with the works of Anne Rice and Stephen King and, as he
was getting too old to sneak up on people and shout “Boo!’ (not
that that ever stopped him), he decided to merge his two loves and
become a horror writer.
Today, Rami lives and writes in Columbus, Ohio. He’s self-published three
novels and one collection of short stories, and his stories have
appeared in other publications here and there. Rose, his first novel
with Castrum Press, released June 21st, 2019.
When he’s not writing your nightmares or coming up with those, he’s
enjoying anything from the latest horror novel or movie to anime and
manga to ballet, collecting anything that catches his fancy, and
giving you the impression he may not be entirely human.
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THE SHIFTER CHRONICLES by Michelle Areaux

Evershade
The Shifter Chronicles Book 1
by Michelle Areaux
Genre: YA Fantasy Romance Thriller
How well do you know yourself? Sixteen-year-old Elle thinks she’s got
life in Shady Oaks all under control until new boy Asher comes to
town. Elle can’t explain it, but she can’t deny the connection she
feels to him. Things with Asher are going great until they’re out one
night and nearly attacked by a large wolf.
Before she knows it, Elle’s life is spiraling out of control: Maddox is in
love with her, she and Asher are in danger… and she learns she’s a
shifter! If that wasn’t bad enough, she finds herself in the middle
of an ages-old war between shifters and hunters. What else can she do
but join the cause?
Will Elle stay with Asher or break-up with him to be with Maddox? What
does it mean to be a shifter? Who will emerge victorious in the battle?
Everpure
The Shifter Chronicles Book 2
Sixteen-year-old
Elle’s life changed in a matter of seconds after learning she wasn’t
only human, but a shifter too. To make matters worse, her best friend
Maddox and boyfriend Asher have a mutual hate for one another that
leaves Elle in the middle of their constant battles.
With a new discovery now lingering over Elle, she is left with more
questions than she ever could have imagined. Thinking she has found a
way to handle her new found life as a shifter, she now finds herself
faced with a much larger challenge.
A huntress named Evaline is now seeking to destroy all shifters and
vampires as she makes it her goal to avenge her father’s death and
end all otherworldly creatures once and for all.
Will Elle be able to survive the army now seeking to destroy her world?
Will Elle be forced to choose between her best friend and boyfriend?
Discover a new fantasy world with Everpure, the second book
in the Evershade Shifter Chronicles.
Evernight
The Shifter Chronicles Book 3
For Elle, she thought the day she learned she was a Shifter was the most
frustrating day of her life. Well, that was until she found herself
in the middle of a war between her best friend and boyfriend.
Now, everything is about to change for this trio as a known Witch in Shady
Oaks has decided to wage a war against the Shifters and Otherworldly
Creatures.
This time, Elle may find herself battling with new powers and without her
trusted best friend, Maddox.
Discover how hearts are broken and mended in this exciting third installment
of the Shifter Chronicles, Evernight.
Everlight
The Shifter Chronicles Book 4
When Elle discovers a new Shifter in town, she doesn’t expect her entire
world to be turned upside down. Between Elle’s new powers placing
her in even more danger, Magdalyn taking her best friend, Maddox, and
new enemies; all odds seem to be against Elle.
With Maddox now falling for Magdalyn, Elle has to fight a new battle;
jealousy. Not to mention, Asher, the Vampire love of her life, is
still pushing for Elle to decide on her fate for eternity.
Will Elle let her own jealousy distract her? Will she fall victim to her
enemies? Find out in this thrilling novel; Everlight.
Michelle Areaux is a wife, mother, middle school teacher, and author. As an
avid reader and lover of all things literature, she followed her
dream of becoming a published author and has never looked back!
She earned her Bachelor’s degree at the University of Kentucky and a
Master’s degree in Literacy from Asbury University.
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The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures by Gail Z. Martin

The Shadowed Path The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures Vol 1
by Gail Z. Martin
Genre: Epic Fantasy
NOTHING AHEAD BUT VENGEANCE – NOTHING BEHIND BUT BLOOD
Soldier. Fight slave. Smuggler. Warrior. Brigand Lord. You may have
encountered Jonmarc Vahanian in the Chronicles of the Necromancer but
you don’t really know him until you walk in his footsteps. This is
the start of his epic journey.
A blacksmith’s son in a small fishing village before raiders killed
his amily, Jonmarc was wounded and left for dead in the attack. He
tried to rebuild his life, but when a dangerous bargain with a
shadowy stranger went wrong, he found himself on the run.
Gail Z. Martin returns to the world of her internationally best-selling
books with these thrilling ales of adventure and high fantasy,
collected together here for the very first time.
OVER HALF A MILLION CHRONICLES OF THE NECROMANCER BOOKS SOLD
Attractive characters and an imaginative setting combine in an excellent,
fast-moving quest novel.”
– David Drake on THE SUMMONER.
The Dark Road
The Jonmarc Vahanian Adventures Vol 2
May you lose all you love to the flame and the sword—and the Dark Lady
take your soul!”
Jonmarc Vahanian fled from the raiders and monsters that killed his family,
but when danger dogs his steps once again, he leaves the traveling
caravan that gave him shelter to become a mercenary in nearby
Principality. His fighting skills help him rise through the ranks,
and draw the attention of a Nargi general—and the general’s
undead mage. An old, unsettled score turns deadly, trapping Jonmarc
in dangerous intrigue. He can save himself—and betray everything he
holds dear—or die a hero as the raider’s curse holds true.
This collection is the second set of short stories and novellas that
reveal another phase of Jonmarc’s growth from a blacksmith’s son
to becoming one of the greatest warriors in the history of the Winter
Kingdoms.
Soldier. Fight slave. Smuggler. Warrior. Brigand Lord. You may have
encountered Jonmarc Vahanian in the Chronicles of the Necromancer but
you don’t really know him until you walk in his footsteps.
Gail Z. Martin returns to the world of her internationally best-selling
books with these thrilling tales of adventure and high fantasy,
collected together here for the very first time.
OVER HALF A MILLION CHRONICLES OF THE NECROMANCER BOOKS SOLD
Gail Z. Martin discovered her passion for science fiction, fantasy and ghost stories
in elementary school. The first story she wrote at age five was about
a vampire. Her favorite TV show as a preschooler was Dark Shadows. At
age 14, she decided to become a writer. She enjoys attending science
fiction/fantasy conventions, Renaissance fairs and living history sites.
The Martins have three children, a Maltese, and a Golden Retriever.
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Gavin Goode by David B. Seaburn Genre: Literary Fiction

I don’t know how, and I don’t know why, but I think I died today.”
So begins the complex and mysterious journey of Gavin Goode and his family. What
happened to Gavin and why? What secrets will emerge along the way?
Frankie, his wife and a dress store owner, feels guilty, but why? His
son, Ryan, who owns an ice cream parlor, and daughter-in-law, Jenna,
who is a bank manager, are expecting their first baby. How will this
trauma affect them? And what of Rosemary, Frankie’s best friend? Or
Ben Hillman and eleven year old, Christopher? How are they implicated
in the events that unfold around Gavin’s misfortune?
This is a story of despair and hope, dreams and reality, uncertainty and faith,humor,
secrecy, forgiveness and beginnings. As in his previous novels, David
B. Seaburn demonstrates his in-depth understanding of the human
experience and his storytelling mastery.
In 2010 I retired after having been the director of a public school
based free family counseling center.
Prior to that I was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Family
Medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center for almost
twenty years. During my tenure there I taught in a Family Medicine
Residency Program, practiced Medical Family Therapy and was the
Director of a Family Therapy Training Program.
In addition to this I am a retired Presbyterian minister, having
graduated from seminary (Boston University) in 1975. I served a
church full-time from 1975-1981 before entering the mental health
field permanently. I am married; we have two adult daughters and two
wonderful granddaughters.
My educational background includes two master’s degrees and a PhD. Most
of my career was as an assistant professor of psychiatry and family
medicine at the University of Rochester Medical Center. There I wrote
two professional books and over 65 papers and book chapters.
In addition to long fiction, I write personal essays, many of which have
been published in the Psychotherapy Networker magazine.
I also write a blog, “Going Out Not Knowing,” for Psychology
Today magazine
(http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/going-out-not-knowing).
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Spotlight On… The Viking’s Witch By Kelli A. Wilkins

I’m pleased to announce the release of my latest historical romance, The Viking’s Witch. This full-length novel is set in Celtic Scotland and blends a sensual love story with adventure and paranormal elements.
 
The Viking’s Witch
Scotland, 803 A.D.
About to be burned at the stake by her fellow villagers, Odaria does what any betrayed witch facing certain death would do. She calls down a curse. Within seconds, rampaging Norsemen raid the village,
capturing everyone except her.
But her reprieve is short-lived, and Odaria lands in the clutches of the Norse leader Rothgar. Can she remain true to herself and fight her growing attraction to this domineering man, or will she fall under
his influence and be used for his ambitions?
After Rothgar witnesses Odaria’s powers firsthand, he strikes a bargain with her. The raven-haired beauty will use her magical abilities to help him with his quest in exchange for safe passage off the isle.
But can this cunning woman be trusted, or is she using him to exact vengeance on her village?
Together they must fight bloodthirsty villagers, battle a mutinous band of Norsemen, find a missing Norse ship, and learn to trust each other…before time runs out. 
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Read more about the book on my new site: www.kelliwilkins.com
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Kelli A. Wilkins
is an award-winning author who has published more than 100 short stories, 19 romance novels, 5 non-fiction books, and 2 online writing courses. Her romances span many genres and heat levels, and she’s also been known to scare readers with her horror stories.
Her latest historical romance, The Viking’s Witch, was released in June 2019. This full-length novel takes place in Celtic Scotland and blends a sensual romance with paranormal elements.

In March 2019, Kelli published Dangerous Indenture, a historical mystery romance set in Colonial Pennsylvania. She released the second half of her flash fiction series, Cupid’s Schemes, in early 2019.
These two volumes of lighthearted mini-romances are perfect reads for a quick lunchtime escape or an after-work indulgence.

Kelli released her latest Teachable mini-course, Fiction Basics: Finding Ideas in February 2019. She authored Fiction Writing for Beginners through Teachable in 2018. These courses are perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to write. Visit: https://kelliwilkins.teachable.com/ for more details.
If you like horror fiction, don’t miss her latest novella, Nightmare in the North.
Not just an author, Kelli is also an amateur photographer. Visit her pages on Shutterstock  and iStock to view her photos.
Kelli posts on her Facebook author page: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorKelliWilkins 
Visit her NEW website www.KelliWilkins.com or blog http://kelliwilkinsauthor.blogspot.com/ to learn more about all of her writings.

 

Beneath the Surface Secrets In Oak Creek Book 2 by B.K. Stubblefield Genre: Mystery, Romance

He clutched his head in his hands. His shoulders shook, but no sound
came. Minutes stretched, interrupted only by the pop of burning wood.”
Ryan Collins had it all – financial freedom, an exciting career, and
attractive women. A favorite photographer in the glamorous world of
fashion, his lifestyle is the envy of many. Only a few know of the
demons that haunt him.
When Ryan and Emily Carmichael discover Oak Creek’s dirty secret, they
become witnesses to a drug crime. With Ryan’s plans for a career
change temporarily on hold, the physical and emotional attraction to
Emily grows strong. But a twisted truth taught so many years ago
spirals to the surface and strangles his heart. A romantic
relationship just isn’t meant to be.
While assisting a friend with a documentary in the African wild, Ryan is
forced to confront his terrors. As the battle within rages will he be
able to permanently silence the voices this time? Will he find a way
back to Emily, and the happiness he so desperately craves? Or is
it too late?
**Only .99 cents!!**
Secrets in Oak Creek
Secrets In Oak Creek Book 1

A small town with a dark secret. A new arrival in grave danger. Can she
solve the mystery before she ends up the next victim?

The best part of Emily’s childhood may have been the time she spent with
her quirky aunt. So when her favorite relative passes away, she drops
everything to attend the funeral in the small town of Oak Creek. But
she never expected to inherit her aunt’s entire estate, including her
massive black dog Bentley. Just as she starts to get the hang of
small-town life, an unknown driver runs her off the road and sends
her to the hospital.
As doctors tend to her and she makes a connection with a charming Oak
Creek resident named Ryan, Emily racks her brain to figure out who
would want her dead. When sparks start to fly between her and the
Good Samaritan that sat by her bedside, they team up to solve the
mystery. Digging into the crime starts to reveal a dark side to Oak
Creek and long-held secrets nobody wants revealed. Emily and Ryan
must uncover the truth before her assailant comes back to finish the job.
**Only .99 cents!!**
B.K. Stubblefield is a new writer with a passion for animal rescue. After adopting her new
dog Harper, she was quickly overwhelmed with the challenges of
raising a “puppy on steroids”. Together with her close
friend, Debra Wagner, she published ‘Rescued: A Tale of Two Dogs’,
two nonfiction tales of love, patience and commitment.
In an effort to help bring awareness to animal neglect and abuse in our own
neighborhoods, B.K. Stubblefield shares several short stories of
animals brought out of the shadows and into the light of love in her
second book “Rescued: Out of The Shadows.”
Fictional short stories and memory books/journals continue to carry the theme
of dog rescue.
B.K. Stubblefield is also a contributing author to “Be Their Voice: An Anthology for Rescue, Volume I & II
Her debut novel, ‘Secrets in Oak Creek’, a mystery/romance, was published in November 2017.
Born and raised in Germany, the author has spent many years supporting her husband’s
military career. Moving between Europe and the United States, she now
makes her home in the small rural town of Elizabethtown, Kentucky
where she enjoys the slower pace of small town living. Early morning
weekend walks with her dog Harper are among her favorite activities.
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The Kurdish Connection The Bedlam Series Book 1 by Randall Krzak Genre: Action, Adventure Thriller

KURDISH SCAVENGERS UNCOVER A CACHE OF NERVE GAS IN IRAQ AND OFFER THEM TO
KURDISH FIGHTERS IN TURKEY. THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS BEDLAM ALPHA TEAM
MUST SECURE THE WEAPONS BEFORE THEY CAN BE USED.
In their daily struggle for survival, Iraqi Kurdish scavengers uncover a
cache of chemical weapons. They offer the weapons to Kurdish rebels
in Turkey and Syria to assist in their quest to free an imprisoned
leader and create a unified homeland. After receiving a tip from an
unlikely source, the newly formed Special Operations Bedlam team is
called to arms. Can the team recover the weapons before it’s too late?
The Kurdish Connection—a compelling read. A story of friendship, danger
and intrigue.”—Ann Everett, Amazon Best Selling Author.
… Randall’s authentic voice adds a powerful push to keep a reader
turning the pages.” —Janet Taylor-Perry, author of The Raiford
Chronicles, The Legend of Draconis Saga, and April Chastain Intrigues.
Topical – Engaging – Intriguing – Powerful … A real page turner.”—Rikon
Gaites, author of Mummy’s Little Soldier and Darius Odenkirk.
… Randall Krzak brings his wealth of experience living in this troubled
part of the world and his military knowledge to bear in this exciting
story…”—John L. DeBoer, author of When the Reaper Comes.
“… a journey full of history, suspense, intrigue, and action…a MUST
READ for all!”—Les Stahl, Retired NSA Executive.
… Readers need to fasten their seatbelts for a fast-paced tale made
believable by a writer who knows what he’s writing about.”—Preston
Holtry, author of the Morgan Westphal mystery series and the Arrius
trilogy (forthcoming).
A behind the scenes story, ripped from today’s headlines deepening
the reader’s understanding of an ancient strife … filled with the
sights and smells of the market place and secret meetings, the reader
is admitted to the secret heart, the desperate longings of those that
must fight and win, or see continued subjugation by their
masters…”—Oliver F. Chase, author of Camelot Games, Levant
Mirage, Blind Marsh, and Marsh Island.
Dangerous Alliance
The Bedlam Series Book 2
United Nations’ sanctions are crippling North Korea. China has turned her
back on her malevolent partner. The North Korean military machine is
crumbling, unable to function. Oil reserves are minimal and the
government seeks new alliances.
Cargo and tourist ships are disappearing along the Somali and Kenyan
coastline at an alarming rate. Speeches abound, but inaction
emboldens Al-Shabab to seek their next prize: Kenya. The terror
organization controls land but requires weapons.
Bedlam Bravo team leader Colonel Trevor Franklin (Ret.) leads the small
international team into East Africa. Tempers flare as the team is
embroiled in a political quagmire. The axis must be stopped to avert
an international crisis but at what cost?
Carnage in Singapore
The Bedlam Series Book 3
Terrorist groups such as Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah Islamiyah have flourished in
recent years with new recruits joining them and ISIS-affiliates at an
alarming rate. Blended operations by various Asian countries have
forced the groups to work together to identify a new operational base.
They seek an island nation to call home, one where they can plot against
countries who oppose their ideals. They found a target, a small
nation-state, perfect for their needs: The Republic of Singapore.
Before anyone can respond, the ambassadors of the United States, Great
Britain, and Australia are kidnapped from their residences in
Singapore. Right index fingers of each victim are sent as a warning.
Any attempt to recover the ambassadors will result in the removal of
additional body parts.
Bedlam Charlie team leader, Evelyn Evinrude, leads the group to rescue the
ambassadors and capture the local leaders of Abu Sayyaf and Jemaah
Islamiyah. Can Bedlam succeed or will events escalate, resulting in
more deaths?
**Releasing Fall 2019!!**
I’m a U.S. Army veteran and retired senior civil servant, spending thirty
years in Europe, Africa, Central America, and the Middle East. My
residency abroad qualifies me to build rich worlds in my
action-adventure novels and short stories. Familiar with customs,
laws, and social norms, I promote these to create authentic
characters and scenery.
My first novel, The Kurdish Connection, was published in 2017, and the
sequel, Dangerous Alliance, was released in November 2018. Both
placed in the 2018 Global Thriller Book Awards sponsored by
Chanticleer International Book Awards, with The Kurdish Connection
finishing as a semi-finalist and Dangerous Alliance being selected as
one of seven first in category winners. I recently signed a contract
for the third novel in the series, Carnage in Singapore. Work on my
fourth novel in the series, Ultimate Escalation, is underway, as is
the first book in a new series, A Cartel’s Revenge.
I also penned A Dangerous Occupation, a winning entry in the August
2016 Wild Sound Writing and Film Festival Review short story category.
I hold a general Master in Business Administration (MBA) and a MBA with
an emphasis in Strategic Focus, both from Heriot-Watt University,
Edinburgh, Scotland. My wife, Sylvia, six cats, and I currently
reside in Dunfermline, Scotland. I’m originally from Michigan, while
Sylvia is a proud Scot.
In addition to writing, I enjoy hiking, reading, candle making,
pyrography, and sightseeing.
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THE TOUCHING TIME SERIES by AMANDA ROBERTS

The Emperor’s Seal Touching Time Book 1
by Amanda Roberts
Genre: Time Travel Romance
The Emperor’s Seal – the divine symbol of the Emperor on earth – is
missing. The Empress will do whatever it takes to get it back.
Jiayi has a gift – she can travel through time just by touching
historical artifacts. More than anything, she wants to escape the
clutches of the Empress and run away to a foreign land. Finding the
Emperor’s Seal could be her only chance at freedom, but is she
willing to risk the wrath of the Empress?
Historian and wannabe archaeologist Zhihao has no love for the Empress or the
Qing Dynasty, but when the Empress orders him to find the Emperor’s
Seal in exchange for funding China’s first history museum, he
cannot refuse. It is only after he accepts the assignment that he
realizes the key to finding the seal lies in the hands of a palace slave.
Civil unrest and encroaching foreign powers threaten Jiayi and Zhihao’s
mission and lives as they hunt for The Emperor’s Seal.
The Empress’s Dagger
Touching Time Book 2
As the Qing Empire continues to crumble, the Empress is more desperate
than ever to find a way to secure her stranglehold on the country.
Every day, she forces Jiayi to use her powers to see into the past to
the time of Empress Wu to discover the secret to securing power.
But Jiayi already knows the answer.
Empress Wu’s dagger is more than it appears. Blessed with an ancient power,
the dagger can be used to make and destroy empires.
Jiayi’s ability to travel through time is growing stronger, and she is not
sure she wants to use that power to prop up a dying empress. There is
only one man she wants to save. The man she lost her heart to. A man
who died over a thousand years ago.
Zhihao knows he cannot fall in love with Jiayi, a palace slave. But with
each passing day, his feelings grow stronger.
When a ghost from his past walks into his life, Zhihao may have to choose
between his country and the woman he loves.
Secrets will be revealed in the second exciting installment
of the Touching Time Trilogy!
The Slave’s Necklace
Touching Time Book 3
Kill the Empress, save the world.
That is what people from all sides are telling Jiayi. She not only has the
power to kill the empress, but to set up a new future for China.
Jiayi has spent her life as a palace slave. Freedom for China could
mean a lifetime of servitude for her.
And Jiayi is tired of living for everyone else.
As Jiayi’s powers grow, she finds herself living more and more in the
past, even as the future is barreling toward her.
Zhihao’s past is catching up with him, leaving death and heartache in its
wake. Zhihao is going to have to make a choice, but he isn’t sure
he can do it alone.
Jiayi and Zhihao stand on the precipice of a new world. But they will only
survive if they can overcome the past and stand together, no matter
how much it hurts.
Get lost in time in this thrilling conclusion to the Touching Time Trilogy!
Amanda Roberts is a writer and editor who has been living in China since
2010. Amanda has an MA in English from the University of Central
Missouri. She has been published in magazines, newspapers, and
anthologies around the world and she regularly contributes to
numerous blogs. Amanda can be found all over the Internet, but her
home
is AmandaRobertsWrites.com.
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What You Did Eva Rae Thomas Mystery Book 2 by Willow Rose

Genre: Thriller, Suspense

Former FBI-profiler, Eva Rae Thomas, faces the most personal case in her
career, as bestselling author Willow Rose’s new hit series continues.

Three girls disappear on prom night at the local high school. One of them
is the prom queen.
FBI profiler Eva Rae Thomas is chasing her long-lost sister when
detective—and boyfriend—Matt Miller asks her to join the
investigation of the three girls’ disappearance. They were last
seen walking home together after the dance.
When the body of a young girl shows up in her backyard, Eva Rae knows she
can no longer watch from the sidelines, and soon she realizes not
only is she involved in this investigation, she’s also this killer’s target.
WHAT YOU DID is the second book in the Eva Rae Thomas Mystery
Series and can be read as a standalone.
**Only 99 cents!!**
The Queen of Scream aka Willow Rose is a #1 Amazon Best-selling Author
and an Amazon ALL-star Author of more than 60 novels.
She writes Mystery, Thriller, Paranormal, Romance, Suspense, Horror,
Supernatural thrillers, and Fantasy.
Willow’s books are fast-paced, nail-biting pageturners with twists you won’t
see coming. Several of her books have reached the Kindle top 10 of
ALL books in the US, UK, and Canada. She has sold more than three
million books.
Willow lives on Florida’s Space Coast with her husband and two daughters.
When she is not writing or reading, you will find her surfing and
watch the dolphins play in the waves of the Atlantic Ocean.
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