Hereditary by J.A. Belfield – Cover Reveal

Title: Hereditary Series: Holloway Pack Author: J.A. Belfield Release Date: August 13th, 2014 Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22130612-hereditary Hereditary is a short story that can be read independently of the series and will be available for FREE. Blurb: The trouble with one-night stands: you never know who—or what—you’re sleeping with. ~~~ Being a parent isn’t an easy ride. Even more so for single mum Shelley Lewis. When her thirteen year old son’s hormones kick in, she’s faced with his immense growth, insane sweat, and ridiculous hairiness, not to mention all the normal teenage issues. Discovering her only son isn’t human on top of those is the shock of a lifetime, and Shelley knows she’s the only one to blame. It may be too late to save her son from her mistakes, but she can still try to save Gabe from himself. ~~~ For fans of J.A. Belfield’s Holloway Pack series, Hereditary is a look back at the origins for characters met...

Voices inside my head (gut instinct) and insurance

Yup. I have them. Everyone has them. (At least, I think they do. If they don’t, I’m odder than I thought.) Sometimes, it’s character voices. Sometimes, it’s the inner voice that’s protecting you. Both are important, but one can save your life and/or save you from injury. Some might call it their gut instinct. Whenever I don’t listen to that second voice, trouble ensues. (If I ignore the character voices, they just cuss at me. I can handle cussing. Grin) The most recent incident resulted in a knee injury. Granted, the voice said, “This is a good way to blow your knee out” while I was in the midst of wrestling with someone. I was having fun, acting 12, and had that hose turned on my neighbor. It was the heat of the moment. I heard it, but chose to ignore it… to my detriment. That was… stupid. I know better and castigated myself for several hours after the event. (sigh) Now, here I am on crutches, hobbling around, and having to rely on others. For someone as independent as I am, that’s torture. It serves me right, though. I have learned my lesson. Listen to that second voice. This was my view last Saturday after going to the ER. Fortunately, I am healing well. At least, I think I am. The knee has more flexibility and stability. There is still a bit of pain if it’s bumped or I try to bend it too far. I am no longer in a brace, but wrapped instead. Compared to Friday when it happened (I couldn’t support my body weight at...