Shadow of Shame

Shadow of Shame: Book One of the Shadow series

By Barbara Goss

Jonas Armstrong’s sordid past forces him into a reclusive lifestyle.

But, when Ivy Jeffries falls hopelessly in love with him, he is forced to turn her against him to protect her pristine reputation—even though he wants nothing more in life than a relationship with her. Will he find a way to leave his past behind him and move forward with his life? How can he stop the enemy who is blackmailing him, and threatening to blacken his name further?

How does this book “tie” to the previous book listing?

Shadow of Shame ties into Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You because there are all sorts of addictions: overeating, drinking, drugs, sex, just to name a few. Addictions are not easy to break, and we need loved ones who care to help us. In Shadow of Shame, my hero is an eighteen-year-old who is “sowing his oats.” He broke away from God and the church with this behavior. He soon learns he now has to pay a penalty for his behavior and he feels his life is ruined. He gets himself right with God, but not with himself. He feels the guilt as a heavy burden that he must carry. He becomes a near recluse for five years until loved ones finally are able to break through his barrier of guilt. Guilt of this type is an addiction. When the woman he loves is in danger, he is forced to leave his comfort zone of five years to rescue her.

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About the Author

Barbara Goss

Barbara Masci Goss is now just Barbara Goss. Barbara Goss lives in Western New York State.

Fleming Revel published Forbidden Legacy, Captured Heart, Dangerous Illusions, and Stolen Heritage in the 90’s. After obtaining the book rights she converted them into EBooks. They are ageless stories that are begging to be read again and again.

The books have plenty of Indians, kidnappings, danger, peril, mystery, and romance to keep you turning the pages. Recently, she has written six more exciting westerns: Silent Love, The Romantic Ruse, Temptation by Moonlight, and the Hearts of Hays series: Dangerous Illusions, The Final Vow, The Kissing Bridge, and Drawn from Darkness.

Barbara’s greatest influence in writing is the 100 books written by Grace Livingston Hill. As a Christian writer she weaves a bit of godliness into the romance and adventure and her books are always clean.

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Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You

I’m Earl Chinnici and I’d like to welcome you to Special Novel Ties, a site where each book listing is cunningly “tied” to the one listed previously by a common, albeit often thin, thread. Each new listing will reveal this connection. Perhaps you’ll find your next “favorite author” in this way. If this manner of serendipity isn’t your cup of tea, you may also choose to browse by tag (a.k.a. keyword). Each book’s primary genre is represented by one tag. Authors are asked to provide nine additional keywords to help encourage serendipities. will occasionally include a book that is non-fiction, though this site is primarily focused on what is commonly referred to as “clean fiction” to stay true to its name “Special Novel Ties.” And, since every great journey must first begin and since I’m still writing my first fictitious masterpiece, I hereby launch this website with this post about my first book, a true story about the sunset of my tobacco cigarette addiction and the dawn of my career as an author.

~~~ Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You ~~~

At forty years of age, I was broke. So broke I couldn’t even afford a birthday gift for my dear friend, Cathy. I was also severely addicted to tobacco cigarettes. My story begins when Cathy turned my makeshift present for her into a gift of life for me. If you have ever said, “I wish I could quit smoking” or “I want to cut back on cigarettes,” this is the book for you. Although my personal journey, it contains insights and encouragement to help you break away from your own addiction.

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About the Author

2014-08-09 - me - 198w x 248hEarl Chinnici was born April 18, 1970 in Miami, Florida. In the summer of 1982 his family relocated to Lake City, Florida.

His first book, inspired by the soft-spoken words of a dear friend, he published exclusively in eBook format. Maybe You Should Move Those Away From You is an intimate account of his journey to overcome severe tobacco cigarette addiction.

In addition to writing, Earl Chinnici also owns and operates a remote access computer help desk and consulting service. He also helps out with the admin team of, a book blog for readers as well as a Facebook group for authors of “Flinch-free fiction.”

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