Debut Author Marsha H. Lupi’s “Private Clients” Thrills Readers at the 2023 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

The mystery, thriller, and suspense book Private Clients by Marsha H. Lupi was displayed by ReadersMagnet at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which occurred on April 22-23, 2023, at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

San Diego, CA, USA – WEBWIRE

This is one of the best fiction novels I have read in a long time! This novel is a must read, and it will leave you wanting for more!!! Madalina T., Amazon Review.

Packed with fascinating characters, captivating relationships, and bone-chilling secrets, this novel will leave readers on the edge of their seats. Private Clients follows the story of Laura Barnett, a recent college grad who sets foot in the bustling streets of Manhattan to pursue her dream of fashion design. Navigating the unfamiliar city, Laura leans on the guidance of Tim Hansen, a charismatic realtor and Sandra Norris, her best friends aunt, who provide her with a temporary and comfortable sanctuary.

Laura finds herself settling into a luxurious apartment on the Upper West Side, beginning her studies at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She meets a dynamic and stunning woman who becomes her confidante and helps her through a series of unsettling incidents. Determined to uncover an unimaginable secret, she joins forces with her newfound friend, immersing herself in a shadowy hunt to uncover the truth.

Private Clients is a gripping page-turner that explores the depths of trust, loyalty, and survival. Author Marsha H. Lupi masterfully crafts a tale that will keep readers guessing until the final heart-stopping revelation. With each turn of the page, the intensity rises, keeping audiences hooked and yearning for more.

Private Clients by Marsha H. Lupi is available online on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other booksellers.

Private Clients
Author | Marsha H. Lupi
Genre | Fiction, Mystery
Published Date | June 15, 2022
Publisher | BookBaby

Author Bio

Marsha H. Lupi has had a forty-year career in academia where she held faculty and administrative positions at Hunter College of the City, the University of New York, and the University of North Florida. She has published articles in professional journals and co-edited Special Women, Special Leaders, Special Educators, and the Challenge of Leadership (2005) with Suzanne M. Martin. Much of her inspiration comes from the diverse and talented groups of students she has taught and mentored as a professor.

Her first novel, Private Clients, was written during the early years of retirement and the dark days of COVID.

She is always excited to write creatively and is currently completing a manuscript of a second novel which follows the next steps on the lives of her two protagonists in Private Clients. Marsha lives in San Diego with her daughter, son-in-law, two granddaughters, and three cats bringing love and laughter into her life.

VA VA BOOM to release their debut single

PRESCOTT, ARIZONA, USA, 20 June 2021, ZEXPRWIRE,  – VA VA BOOM, a girl group based in Northern Arizona is pleased to announce the upcoming release of their debut single”Daddy, Daddy” to the public.

With a focus on creating music that seamlessly explores a huge range of styles. Some bands are quite stuck into their own definitions. However, others are actually keen on setting the bar higher and looking for new creative ideas. Each member of the VA VA BOOM group has her own sonic space in the mix, and “Daddy, Daddy” feels like a perfect opportunity to push the boundaries of the girl group’s vision and sound.

Music producer Isai Castelo immediately realized the full potential of the project and he helped the girls bring their vision to reality. These talented young musicians actually do compose their own original song, but Castelo showed them the way with his world-class production touch and his music industry know how. Isai Castelo also introduced VA VA BOOM to Juntos Media, and a music video for “Daddy, Daddy” will be available on June 19.

unlik other local girl group, VA VA BOOM is special because of the fact that the group consists of 3 amazingly talented girls, aged between 7 and 10. These  young girls are having a lot of fun making music together, and every day, they refine their talent and passion for sharing their amazing songs with the world.

At  first glance, someone might think these young girls are quite small, but don’t  be fooled by their size and age. The members of VA VA BOOM can bring so much energy to the table, as the name of the girl group suggests! Each and every member of the girl group is extremely talented, and it feels like the music world has been looking for a girl group like them to bring so much color and joy to the audience!

If this song is any indication, it is sure that VA VA BOOM is going to be the next big thing in the music world. Their catchy and lively sound has the potential to hook kids of all walks of life, and they are about to take their sound to the music level.

What makes “Daddy, Daddy” special is definitely the fact that it showcases the girl group’s diverse stylistic references, as well as signaling to their ability to blur the lines between various influences.

In addition to the personable and edgy performance value, this release is also quite distinctive because of the sheer quality of the production. The mix is balanced and very detail-oriented, making for a lively, edgy and stark sonic approach. In other words, there are many subtle nuances in this release, which really add to the richness of the track when summed up together. The frequency spectrum of the mix is also very balanced, with a tight, yet deep low end working wonders along with a smooth top end, which adds a sense of clarity to the music.

Speaking of which, VA VA BOOM’s new release, “Daddy, Daddy”, is highly recommended for all fans of great summer hits. It is definitely not easy to break a new act in the competitive world of music. However, it feels like VA VA BOOM have everything they need in order to succeed. Not only is every girl in the line up incredibly talented and diverse, but they also have the opportunity to collaborate with a super-talented producer, Isai Castelo, who definitely knows how to help the girls channel their very best and feel comfortable while making music and unleashing their songwriting chops. This dream-team is about to do something really great and take the world by storm with the amazing sounds of VA VA BOOM, which will undoubtedly end up in the heavy rotation of many music-loving kids all around the world! “Daddy Daddy” is going to be the beginning of a new, amazing journey for these girls, and a revolution in the making.

Find out more about this talented group, and do not miss out on “Daddy, Daddy”, which is going to be available on the web’s best digital music streaming platforms from the 19th of June.

Find VA VA BOOM on TikTok @VA_VA_BOOM (over 5000 followers) and Instagram (@VAVA_BOOM2021) – over 7000 followers.


VA VA BOOM is a girl group consisting of girls aged between 7 and 10! These talented young musicians recently announced their debut single, “Daddy Daddy,” produced by Isai Castelo. The release will be available from June 19th! This will definitely be the new summer anthem!

Debut Author from Angier, NC Puts Fresh Spin On the Fantasy Genre

The Dragon’s Duel: A Kaemouri Legend, a new book by Johnathan Daugherty, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

The Dragons’ Duel follows the story of siblings Kayah and Sakuris Kaemouri, who were orphaned at childhood when their hometown was destroyed in an event known as the “Great Destruction.” Growing up in a war-torn Japan, they must now learn to cope with things such as growing up, falling in love, confronting the past, and protecting their future.

Anime fans, comic readers, and fantasy-lovers alike rejoice at this vibrant new novel. Daugherty brings this tale to life with masterful storytelling that will undoubtedly be your next favorite.

About the Author

New to the publishing game, Johnathon Daugherty started out as a hobby writer who is now seeking to make a career of said hobby. Born in 1986, he started writing at a young age and has since matured as an author. Currently, he resides in North Carolina.

The Dragon’s Duel: A Kaemouri Legend is a 230-page paperback with a retail price of $17.00. The ISBN is 978-1-6470-2358-4. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore

Debut Author from Washington, D.C. Publishes Romance Novel

The Way That I Loved You: An Urban Tale of Love and Betrayal, a new book by Aikea Gordon, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

Devonte is your typical young man from the hood. Nicole would give anything necessary for him and vice versa. She’s been there through all the ups and downs. She understands him…so why can’t he treat her right?

Life has a way of catching up to you, whether it’s good or bad. What goes around comes around. We’ve all been in at least one bad relationship that was toxic or taught us a life lesson. Anyone can relate to The Way that I Love You, whether you’ve lost someone, had a bad relationship, in the streets, been hurt or betrayed, you’ll be able to find some version of yourself in at least one character. Those who share experiences with the characters will find comfort in that and feel like they aren’t alone and they can change their situation.

About the Author

Aikea Gordon is originally from Washington, D.C. She lost her mother at the age of seven and was raised by her grandmother in Maryland. Faced with many trials and tribulations, she’s always found writing to be a passion of hers, throughout her childhood and adolescent years. She prides herself on the awards she’s won writing, including countywide essay competitions. She graduated from Suitland High School and studied at Coppin State University. Already a CNA, she looked to major in nursing; however, she became pregnant and left college to raise her now four-year-old son.

Now a mother of two boys, Aikea works security and resides in Washington, D.C. She still enjoys taking care of others, writing, singing, and doing hair, but her favorite title of all is MOMMY!

You can keep up with the author on Instagram @TheWayThatILoveYou_, @TheWayThatILuvU on Twitter, and on her website/blog

The Way That I Loved You: An Urban Tale of Love and Betrayal is a 210-page paperback with a retail price of $16.00. The ISBN is 978-1-6470-2254-9. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at or our online bookstore