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Krait’s Redemption by T. L. Shreffler – Cover Reveal + #Giveaway

03/07/17

 

Krait’s
Redemption

The
Cat’s Eye Chronicles

Book
Five

T.
L. Shreffler

Genre: YA Fantasy
Publisher: The Runaway Pen
Date of Publication: Sept. 12th,
2017
Number of pages: 300
Word Count: 85,000
Cover Artist: T. L. Shreffler
Tagline: Sora joins forces with
unexpected allies to harness the power of the Cat’s-Eye necklace and save the
City of Crowns.

Book Description:

With winter solstice fast
approaching, Sora and her companions are running out of time. She must stop The
Shade from awakening the Dark God, yet a powerful force has overtaken her
Cat’s-Eye necklace, rendering the stone almost useless. To use the stone, Sora
must learn to trust her instincts and embrace her own inner strength. She joins
forces with unexpected allies, Lord Gracen Seabourne among them, to protect the
City of Crowns. As the city dissolves into chaos, she finds herself barreling
toward an epic battle that will decide the fate of mankind.
At risk to his own life, Crash
returns to the Hive seeking aid against Cerastes. However, the events that led
him into exile have not been forgotten. Will the Hive offer him redemption, or
will they demand he pay the ultimate price for his transgressions?
Join Sora and Crash in their epic
battle to save the City of Crowns!


Excerpt:

Crash watched
the bonfires in the distance.
Each day, more
devotees swelled the Shade’s ranks. Shadow portals transported them from
cities, from fields and mountains—from anywhere—to this forsaken desert.
Nameless warriors pooled beneath a red plateau that towered in the twilight,
blocking the moon.
An army of the
lost, Crash thought. Their burning pyres beckoned to him like lighthouses on a
foreign shore. But he had left those fires behind, walking miles into the flat
desert to sit among the sand.
The Shade’s
encampment might be in the Desert of Ester, but he wasn’t sure. His sense of
certainty had fled long ago. He wondered at this unprecedented gathering. He
wondered at the royal city’s evacuation, so close to winter solstice night.
He watched the
fires glint against the darkness. He watched, and sat, and pondered. At first,
Cerastes’ army had puzzled him. He didn’t know why a Grandmaster, typically a
solitary figure concerned with martial discipline and meditation, would want to
gather so many numbers. But now, as Crash became more firmly entrenched in the Shade’s
activities, he knew what they were about. He had thought Cerastes meant to wage
war against the human kingdom, but he was wrong.
Cerastes wanted
the Hive.
Crash had
realized the Grandmaster’s ambition when the assassin Cobra had issued his last
dying words. It had all become suddenly, perfectly clear. Stop him. Cobra’s
death had returned the arrow to Crash’s compass, and perhaps for the first
time, he knew true north. He knew what he had to do.

About
the Author:

T. L. Shreffler is a noblewoman
living in the sunny acres of San Fernando Valley, California. She enjoys
frolicking through meadows, sipping iced tea, exploring the unknown reaches of
her homeland and unearthing rare artifacts in thrift stores. She holds a
Bachelors in Eloquence (English) and writes YA Fantasy, Paranormal Romance and
poetry. She has previously been published in Eclipse: A Literary Anthology and
The Northridge Review.
The Cat’s Eye Chronicles: www.catseyechronicles.com

 

 

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A Soldier’s Song by Irene Onorato – Cover Reveal

26/06/17

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A SOLDIER’S SONG
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by Irene Onorato
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Genre: Inspirational Romance
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Pub. Date: 2/13/2018
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Can love conquer all? . . .
All Special Forces sergeant Jason Dexter ever
wanted was to serve his country—with his father’s blessing.
Although the elder Dexter has yet to make his peace with his son’s
decision, Jason has no regrets. Still, he has mixed feelings about
returning to his upstate New York town. But his perspective changes
at a friend’s wedding, where he meets a lovely, gifted musician.
Now Jason has a new mission: to get to know Aria Greco better.
The daughter of Jason’s commanding officer,
Aria dreams of becoming a concert pianist. Meeting the handsome
soldier transforms both their lives. But Aria’s ambition, Jason’s
unresolved family conflicts, and jealousy over rivals on both sides
soon threatens their blossoming relationship. As Jason prepares for a
dangerous deployment, will the mounting tensions tear them apart, or
is their love—and the faith they share—powerful enough to heal
the past and embrace the future?
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Irene Onorato was born and raised in the
Bronx, New York. Her father, a first-generation American whose
parents were born in Italy, was an Army veteran who had served with
the 178th combat engineers during WWII. He told numerous stories of
battles, hardships, tragedies and triumphs. The glimpses he gave into
the hearts of many American warriors would later become the
inspiration for much of Irene’s writings.
In 1972, a few months after graduating high
school, Irene met James Onorato, a soldier who had just returned from
Vietnam. After dating two weeks, they married, raised three children,
and are still happily married today.
Irene and James, both radiation protection
technicians, retired from the nuclear power industry in 2014 and now
reside in Louisiana. Readers can visit Irene’s website at
ireneonorato.com, and find her on Facebook.
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Forbidden Desire by Tina Donahue – Cover Reveal

15/06/17

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Forbidden Desire
Pirate’s Prize #3
by Tina Donahue
Genre: Historical Romance
Pub Date: 12/5/17
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In paradise, the only limits to passion lie in your imagination…
After a life filled with hardship, landing on a lush tropical isle is heaven on earth
for mariner Heath Garrison. And it comes complete with two angels
who bring out the very devil in him. Identical twins Netta and Aimee
are guileless and seductive, living and loving without jealousy.
Days of longing, nights of carnal bliss make choosing one over the
other seem impossible, but hungering for both sisters is taboo.
Aimee and Netta’s devotion to each other helped them survive the vicious pirates who
overran their home. Will a virile Englishman come between them now?
When their enemies return, determined to vanquish the islanders for
good, Heath races to save them along with his countrymen. But
survival will bring a choice—between the life Heath has known, and
a love that changes all their destinies…
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Tina Donahue is an Amazon and international bestselling novelist in erotic,
paranormal, contemporary, and historical romance for traditional
publishers and indie.
Booklist, Publishers Weekly, Romantic Times and
numerous online sites have praised her work. Three of her erotic
novels (
Freeing the Beast, Come and Get Your Love, and Wicked Takeover)
were Readers’ Choice Award winners. Another three of her erotic
novels (
Adored; Deep, Dark, Delicious; Lush Velvet Nights)
were named finalists in the 2011 EPIC competition.
Sensual
Stranger
, her erotic romance, was chosen Book of the Year 2010 (erotic
category) at the French review site, Blue Moon reviews. The Golden
Nib Award at Miz Love Loves Books was created specifically for her
erotic romance
Lush Velvet Nights. Deep, Dark, Delicious received
an Award of Merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competition.
Take
Me Away
captured second place in the NEC-RWA contest. And The
Yearning
was honored with an Award of Merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competition.
She’s featured in the 2012
Novel and Writer’s Market.
Before penning romances, she worked in Story Direction for a
Hollywood production company.
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The Trouble with Murder by Kathy Krevat – Cover Reveal

15/05/17

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THE TROUBLE WITH MURDER
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by Kathy Krevat
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Pub Date: 12/12/17
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Single mom and gourmet cat food
entrepreneur Colbie Summers thought she’d escaped her tiny
California hometown forever. But when her father needs her, she packs
up her adolescent son, their finicky feline, Trouble, and her budding
business. She knows change is tough—but she doesn’t expect it to
be murder . . .
Between dealing with her newly rural
life, her grumpy, sports-obsessed father, and preparing to showcase
her products in the local Sunnyside Power Mom’s trade show, Colbie
has more on her plate than she bargained for. Luckily, she has her
official taste-tester, Trouble, by her side to vet her
Meow-io Batali Gourmet Cat Food line.
Things look promising—until one of the Power Moms is found
dead—with an engraved Meow-io specialty knife buried in her chest.
As the prime suspect, Colbie needs
paws on the ground to smoke out who had means, motive, and
opportunity among the networking mothers—including a
husband-stealing Sofia Vergara lookalike. And the cat’s still not
out of the bag when a second violent death rocks the bucolic
community. Trouble may have nine lives, but Colbie’s only got one
to clear her name and stop a killer from pulling off the purr-fect
crime . . .
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A California native, Kathy Krevat has written three bestselling books involving
one of her favorite things: chocolate. She is looking forward to
changing to her next favorite thing—cats—for her new series set
in the tranquil town of Sunnyside, CA.
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The Sweetheart Mystery by Cheryl Ann Smith – Cover Reveal

21/04/17

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THE SWEETHEART MYSTERY
by Cheryl Ann Smith
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Pub Date: 11/14/2017
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Harper Jane Evans is so over pro
cheerleading but she’s not quite ready for prison. Good thing she’s
got a badass ex-boyfriend ready to go to bat for her.
Sure, Harper made a few unsavory threats
against her team’s manager—she’d had a few drinks and she
despised the skimpy uniform he expected her to wear. That didn’t
mean she wanted him dead. But when the sleazy dude is found murdered
in his tighty whiteys, Harper is the number one suspect—and former
FBI agent Noah Slade is the one man who can help. Too bad she once
told Noah she never wanted to see him again.
Noah may have done a number on Harper’s heart
all those years ago, but he’s determined to do right by her now.
Yet the fiery beauty isn’t the only demon from his past, which
makes hunting down a murderer by her side . . . complicated—never
mind the powerful attraction still pulsing between them. Good thing
he’s willing to do just about anything to keep from losing Harper
again. And an old love just might bring her a new career—assuming
she can stay out of jail.
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Cheryl Ann Smith became hooked
on romance at age fourteen when she stayed up all night to read The
Flame and The Flower by Kathleen Woodiwiss. Her own writing journey
happened much later, when one afternoon she ran out of books and
decided to write her own. Previously, she has published five sexy
Regency novels and one novella with Berkley in her School for Brides
series.
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Beginners Luck by Kate Clayborn – Cover Reveal

18/04/17

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BEGINNER’S LUCK
by Kate Clayborn
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pub Date: 10/31/2017
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When three friends impulsively buy a
lottery ticket, they never suspect the many ways their lives will
change—or that for each of them, love will be the biggest win of
all.
Kit Averin is anything but a gambler. A
scientist with a quiet, steady job at a university, Kit’s focus has
always been maintaining the acceptable status quo. Being a sudden
millionaire doesn’t change that, with one exception: the
fixer-upper she plans to buy, her first and only real home. It’s
more than enough to keep her busy, until an unsettlingly handsome,
charming, and determined corporate recruiter shows up in her lab—and
manages to work his way into her heart . . .
Ben Tucker is surprised to find that the
scientist he wants for Beaumont Materials is a young woman—and a
beautiful, sharp-witted one at that. Talking her into a big-money
position with his firm is harder than he expects, but he’s willing
to put in the time, especially when sticking around for the summer
gives him a chance to reconnect with his dad. But the longer he
stays, the more questions he has about his own future—and who might
be in it.
What begins as a chilly rebuff soon heats up
into an attraction neither Kit nor Ben can deny—and finding
themselves lucky in love might just be priceless . . .
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Kate Clayborn lives in Virginia,
where she’s lucky enough to spend her days reading and talking about
all kinds of great books. At home she’s either writing, thinking
about writing, or–during long walks around her fabulous
neighborhood—making her handsome husband and sweet-faced dog listen
to her talk about writing.
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Desperate Bride by A.S. Fenichel – Cover Reveal

17/04/17

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DESPERATE BRIDE
by A.S. Fenichel
Genre: Historical Romance
Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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An unexpected promise . . . an
everlasting passion.
An accomplished musician, Dorothea
Flammel has refused more proposals than any London debutante; her
only true love is her music. Dory’s shimmering talent and beauty
have long been adored from afar by Thomas Wheel, an untitled
gentleman who can only dream of asking for the hand of a nobleman’s
daughter. But when her father, the insolvent Lord Flammel, arranges
for Dory to marry a lecherous Earl in order to pay off a debt, she
runs to Thomas—and proposes marriage to him.
Eloping to Scotland saves Dory from a
disastrous fate, but what is for her a mere marriage of convenience
proves more passionate—and more complex—than either imagined as
rumors, scandal, and buried emotions come to light. And when a
vengeful challenge from a drunken and embittered Lord Flammel puts
Thomas’s life on the line, will the fragile trust between husband
and wife be enough to save them both?
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A.S. Fenichel adores writing
stories filled with love, passion, desire, magic and maybe a little
mayhem tossed in for good measure. Books have always been her perfect
escape and she still relishes diving into one and staying up all
night to finish a good story. Originally from New York, she grew up
in New Jersey. She now lives in the southwest with her real life
hero, her wonderful husband. When she is not reading or writing she
enjoys cooking, travel, history and puttering in her garden.
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Crazy in Love by Crystal B. Bright – Cover Reveal

13/04/17

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CRAZY IN LOVE
by Crystal B. Bright
Genre: Contemporary Romance
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Pub Date: 10/17/2017
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Back on top . . .
R&B singer Chantel Evans had it
all, until the Princess of Love Ballads lost everything. First, a
very public betrayal by her lover and the death of her mother lead to
a career-ending mental breakdown. Then, at the same time, her
attorney makes off with all her hard-earned fortune. The only chance
she has of resurrecting her career is in the recording studio her
mother left in her name . . .
When struggling country star Truman
Woodley has his recording duet with a sultry young singer fall flat
at Chantel’s studio, Chantel is faced with a rare second
chance—until Truman’s vindictive ex-girlfriend turns the pair’s
sparkling debut into grounds for a custody battle over their son. But
Chantel has discovered more than sweet vocal harmony with Truman.
She’s found something worth fighting for. And when Truman surprises
her with a kiss after a live television performance, the whole world
will find out just what it takes to be crazy in love . . .
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Crystal Bright graduated with a
B.A. from Old Dominion University with a major in Creative Writing, a
minor in Communications, and an emphasis on Public Relations. She
earned her M.A. from Seton Hill University in Writing Popular
Fiction. She is a member of Romance Writers of America and Chesapeake
Romance Writers.
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Perilous Poetry by Kym Roberts – Cover Reveal

12/04/17

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PERILOUS POETRY
by Kym Roberts
Genre: Cozy Mystery
Pub Date: 10/10/2017
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Charli Rae Warren doesn’t plan on
striking it rich as the owner of an independent bookstore in Hazel
Rock, Texas—especially one with a pink armadillo as its mascot. But
when an ingenious advertising campaign puts her business on the map,
it ropes in some deadly publicity . . .
Charli can’t believe writer Lucy Barton has agreed to promote her latest
Midnight Poet Society novel at The Book Barn Princess—or that
there’s only a week-and-a-half to prepare for the signing. It’s
all because of The Book Seekers, a smartphone app created by her
cousin Jamal exclusively for Charli’s bookstore, which sends fans
on a virtual scavenger hunt around town for a chance to meet the
bestselling author. But as soon as it goes live, people turn up dead
. . .
Someone’s using The Book Seekers to track victims and copycat the fictional Midnight
Poet Society homicides, and horrified locals suspect Jamal could be
the mastermind behind the crimes. While Charli readies the Barn for a
stampede of new customers, it’ll take true grit to shelve the
culprit before her brainy cousin gets locked behind bars, Ms. Barton
backs out of the visit, and she finds herself up a creek—with a
serial killer holding the paddle!
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Three career paths resonated for Kym
Roberts
during her early childhood: detective, investigative
reporter, and . . .nun. Being a nun, however, dropped by the wayside
when she became aware of boys—they were the spice of life she
couldn’t deny. In high school her path was forged when she took her
first job at a dry cleaners and met every cop in town, especially the
lone female police officer in patrol. From that point on there was no
stopping Kym’s pursuit of a career in law enforcement. Kym followed
her dream and became a detective who fulfilled her desire to be an
investigative reporter, with one extra perk—a badge. Promoted to
sergeant, Kym spent the majority of her career in SVU. She retired
from the job reluctantly when her husband dragged her kicking and
screaming to another state, but writing continued to call her name,
at least in her head. Visit her on the web at kymroberts.com.
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Masked Possession by Alana Delacroix – Cover Reveal

04/04/2017

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MASKED POSSESSION
by Alana Delacroix
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Pub Date: 8/8/2017
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A MAN WHO CAN WEAR ANY FACE
Caro Yeats doesn’t run from much. As a former investigative reporter now
working PR for Toronto’s supernaturals, what she hasn’t seen
mostly isn’t worth seeing. But the assignment to “rebrand” Eric
Kelton’s out-of-control alter egos has her on edge from the start.
Kelton is the heirarch of the Masquerada, beings able to change their
face—their entire persona—on a whim. Eric’s charisma muddles
her instincts. How can she trust a man who can become anybody?
A WOMAN WITHOUT A PAST
Eric ?.has never met anyone like Caro, with her lightning wit and uncanny
insight. But desirable as she is, he’d be a fool to let her near.
Struggling to hide the sudden loss of his powers, Eric can’t risk
becoming entangled with a woman who scorns her supernatural side and
claims not to play politics. The enemies on her trail are strong,
clever, and vicious. And when they force Eric and Caro together, the
fallout could shatter far more than two hearts . . .
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in a little house filled with books in Toronto, Canada. She loves
exploring the city, on the hunt for both the perfect coffeeshop as
well as ideal locations to set her paranormal romances. A member of
RWA, Alana worked as an archaeologist before forging a slightly more
stable career in corporate communications. You can follow her at
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