Book Promo: Please See Us

Please See Us

by Caitlin Mullen

Summer has come to Atlantic City but the boardwalk is empty of tourists, the casino lights have dimmed, and two Jane Does are laid out in the marshland behind the Sunset Motel, just west of town. Only one person even knows they’re there.

Meanwhile, Clara, a young boardwalk psychic, struggles to attract clients for the tarot readings that pay her rent. When she begins to experience very real and disturbing visions, she suspects they could be related to the recent cases of women gone missing in town. When Clara meets Lily, an ex-Soho art gallery girl who is working at a desolate casino spa and reeling from a personal tragedy, she thinks Lily may be able to help her. But Lily has her own demons to face. If they can put the pieces together in time, they may save another lost girl—so long as their efforts don’t attract perilous attention first. Can they break the ill-fated cycle, or will they join the other victims?

Evocative, eerie, and compelling, Please See Us is a fast-paced psychological thriller that explores the intersection of womanhood, power, and violence.

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Please See Us is riveting, the rare book that unpacks and deplores violence against women even as it depicts it. In Caitlin Mullen’s hands, everyone has a voice, and the dead speak as loudly as the living. Please See Us is a beautifully written, thoughtful page-turner, as well as a tribute to the women— not just victims, but full human beings—who so frequently go unseen.” (Chloe Benjamin, New York Times bestselling author of The Immortalists )

About the Author

Caitlin Mullen earned a BA in English and creative writing from Colgate University, an MA in English from NYU, and an MFA in fiction from Stony Brook University. While at Stony Brook, she taught undergraduate creative writing, served as an editor and contributing writer for The Southampton Review, and worked as a bookseller at WORD in Greenpoint. She grew up in upstate New York and the Jersey Shore and currently lives in Brooklyn. Please See Us is her debut novel.

Book review – Meeting Freedom: How I Let Go of Who I Thought I Should Be and Revealed My Authentic, Unstoppable Self

Meeting Freedom:
Finding One’s True Self Is A
Journey We Must All Take . . .

Tired of a society based on appearances and perfectionism, a young Lebanese woman left all that was familiar and moved to the United States to break free from social expectations and, ultimately, to reveal her true voice.

Recently reaching #1 bestseller on Amazon, Cynthia Belmer’s debut book Meeting Freedom: How I Let Go of Who I Thought I Should Be and Revealed My Authentic, Unstoppable Self, tells the remarkable story of this brave young woman’s journey from Lebanon to the Unites States in search of her own personal truth and dreams.

Told in the most vulnerable narrative, readers’ journey alongside Cynthia as she faces her fears head-on, taking them through the judgment, rejection, loneliness and financial worries of her life. With Cynthia as the guide, readers discover that regardless of our background, we all deal with the same fears, needs and feelings.

In a style both insightful and thought-provoking, the author uses her experience as a life coach to offer readers tools to understand and move on from the disappointments and challenges of their own life. In relating the story of her own quest to find personal fulfillment, Cynthia shares how she came to the realization that she needed only one kind of approval – her own!

Cynthia Belmer is a bestselling author, inspirational speaker, relationship coach and entrepreneur. Her work is featured regularly in KVSL Radio, KATQ, MindBodyGreen, SelfGrowth, Your Tango, Om-Times and Elephant Journal. Cynthia currently resides in Atlanta.

For more information on Cynthia and Meeting Freedom, please visit:

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Meeting Freedom:  How I Let Go of Who I Thought I Should Be and Revealed My Authentic, Unstoppable Self
Publisher:  Hummingbird
ISBN-10:  0615932312
ISBN-13:  978-0615932316


Tanya Thomas, master coach and trainer at the Anthony Robbins Companies, Atlanta, GA: “Profound and provoking… Cynthia is pure and raw in her expression of life. She gives the reader a road map to letting go of what no longer serves them. The exercises will challenge the reader to take a long hard look at their lives and encourages changes. A must read for those who are stuck in self pity or denial- this book will indeed help set you free!”

Susan Gonzalez, BSN, author, public speaker: “Cynthia’s story is thought provoking and her words are inspiring to the heart. This book is a great reminder to explore our journey to self-love and let go of what cripples us most like the fear of being judged.”

Florence Strang, B.A., B.Ed., M.Ed., registered psychologist, author, public speaker: “As a Psychologist, I am in awe of the open and vulnerable manner in which Cynthia presents herself in this story. It is a great illustration that all humans have the same fears, regardless of our successes, past experiences or history.  Overall, a great read which I would highly recommend, especially for ambitious women!”

Cindy Olah, Amazon reviewer: “I really enjoyed reading this book and was inspired by how Cynthia used her obstacles…as an opportunity for growth and finding the freedom she desired. It is an easy read and I found the questions at the end of the chapters thought provoking and helpful. I highly recommend this book especially if you feel stuck in your own life and need some inspiration for breaking free.”

Q.    What’s the book about?

A.    It’s about my personal journey from Lebanon to the states and how I overcame the fear of being judged and found my true voice. Through questions and examples, I invite the readers to start looking for answers within themselves and to uncover the blocks that are keeping them from becoming who they’re meant to be in every area of life.

B.    Why did you write the book?

A.    I had a strong calling to help my readers witness that it’s possible to fall in love with their past and to be free to express themselves authentically in every area of life regardless of what others think or say about them.

Q.    What will the reader discover as they’re reading the book?

A.    This is not a typical inspirational story where readers witness my life lessons,  Meeting Freedom has coaching questions and calls to action that will help the readers discover that they’re not alone in their journey; we all have the same wants, needs and fears regardless of our background. They’ll be also able to change the meaning of their experiences, to let go of social expectations and become more accepting and loving towards themselves in every area of life.

Q.    Who should read the book?

A.    This is geared towards women who define themselves through the eyes of society, and most importantly who feel ashamed and stuck in their past experiences. The stories and coaching questions in the book will help them reflect on what’s blocking them in every area of life and develop love, compassion and courage to let go of their past and reveal who they are meant to be in this world.

Q.    Where can I find Meeting Freedom?

A.    Meeting Freedom is available on my website It was recently a #1 bestseller on Amazon. You can also find it in paperback and kindle on Amazon and Barnes and Noble websites.