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Renee Flagler

Renee Flagler Renee Daniel Flagler is a freelance writer who has served in marketing, promotions and events for over ten years. Professionlly, her writing has been featured in business and consumer newsletters, magazines, ads, broshures, websites and sales & media kits nationwide.

Flagler has treasured the art of writing since she was a young girl and expressed her delight in the form of short stories, poetry, lyrics and screen plays. Her first published work was a poem featured in her high school year book. In 2004 she took her love of creative writing seriously and self-published her first novel, Mountain High, Valley Low, and later released her sophomore novel, Mis-Guided, in the spring of 2006.

Flagler is also the founder of The Self-Publishing Symposium, a business conference for self and independent publishers and the S'Indie Awards, which honors the works and accomplishments of self and independent publishers.

Under the divisions of Aspicomm Media, Flagler has been able to marry the things she enjoys most, marketing, events and writing, into one fulfilling personal career. She continues to consult clients with innovative marketing support, produce and coordinate works of others aspiring authors. Flagler has been featured in Ebony Magazine, The New York Amsterdam News, Our Times, Caribbean Life Newspaper, The Columbus Post, Black Star News, and Mahogany Baby Magazine thus far. She was also awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 Award by C&B Books Distribution and the Entrepreneurial Lagacy Award of Excellence by Disigold Soul Magazine. Flagler has also been profiled in the newest work from Amber Books entitled, Litery Divas, The Top 100+ Most Admired African American Women in Literature, among litery greats such as Tony Morrison, Terry McMillan, Oprah Winfrey, and Bebe Moore Campbell.

In addition to being president of CEO of Aspicomm Media, Flagler is currently pursuing the launch of Futures by Design, a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering at-risk teenage girls by helping them build condidence and realize their potential in an effort to orchestrate the promise of brighter futures.

Flagler is a graduate of New School University with a Masters in Media Arts as well as a graduate of St. John's University with a Bachelor of Science in Communications. She is a member of the National Black MBA Association, National Association of Female Executives and Publishers Marketing Association. Currently, she resides in Long Island, NY with her husband and children.

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Mountain High Valley Low

Mountain High Valley Low
Author-Renee Flagler
Retail Price: $14.95
C&B Price: $8.00
ISBN: 0976046601
Publisher: Aspicomm Books

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In MOUNTAIN HIGH, VALLEY LOW, Lexie Mitchell, a zesty and beautiful marketing executive is just beginning to enjoy the perks of her recent promotion. Her life appears to be perfect until she finds her lover in the arms of another woman. Feeling betrayed and distraught, Lexie leaves town for a business trip and meets Brian Turner.
Brian is a handsome and successful gentleman with his own technology consulting business. With a lot of charisma and some early indications that he knows how to treat a woman well, he may turn out to be the man Lexie needs in her life?even if his relentless ex-lover will stop at nothing to have him for herself!
MOUNTAIN HIGH, VALLEY LOW is the story of Lexie Mitchell and Brian Turner, two urban professionals who might just be right for each other despite their less than perfect circumstances. As they start on a path of discovery, they soon realize they have a chance at true happiness if they can just find a way to manage the interference from their previous affairs.


I found Renee Flager to be a very profound author. Her written (novel) is strikingly intense, penetrating, passionate, riveting.
Leaving you with spiral of emotions. She is humorous and exciting in her well written Mountain High Valley Low .
Mountain High Valley Low is a must read for anyone looking for a three sided story that speaks about relationships and life complexity inside and out. Waiting for this author's next title will have me intensely waiting.

Lynn Williams
C&B Books Reviewer


Author-Renee Flagler
Retail Price: $14.95
C&B Books Price: $14.95

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When Kennedy Divine learns of the failing health of her ex-boyfriend's wealthy father, she suddenly finds him desirable again. To Kennedy's advantage, getting Troy Alexander to want her again takes little to no effort since Troy still loves her dearly. As the father of Kennedy's young son, Troy always knew he'd get his woman back--somehow.

Dina Jacobs is Kennedy's closest, yet covetous best friend. Although she's beset with issues of her own, Dina agrees to assist Kennedy in her grand scheme to swindle Troy out of half of all he's worth. Everything is going according to plan until Dina exposes Kennedy's deceitful intentions after a shocking twist of fate.

Miss-Guided cooks up a gripping mixture of love, lust, envy and greed, creating the ultimate recipe for trouble!

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