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Dragonhunters by Garon Whited – Book Tour + #Giveaway

11/08/17

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Dragonhunters
by Garon Whited
Genre: Epic Fantasy
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You don’t become a hero for the money. The money’s nice, sure, but you
become a hero because something inside compels you, drives you to it.
Defending people from monsters simply doesn’t pay well enough to make
it a good career move.


As for hunting dragons… well, the money is usually good, but the job
really bites.
A group of five professional heroes goes into the lair of the dragon.
Who will win?
Spoiler: The dragon.
But it turns out killing a hero sometimes does nothing more than make him
even more determined.

 

Sometimes, heroes are never more dangerous than when they’re dead!
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Garon Whited was supposedly born in either 1969 or 1970; the original birth
certificate is suspiciously unavailable and other records do not
agree.
After spending some years in college playing with computers, he finally
joined a radical group of jellyfish herding nomads. Having fought
zombie dolphins, quasi-corporeal spirits, and brain-sucking mole
rats, he is uniquely qualified to write fantastic fiction. His
subsequent attempts at professional salsa repairman and ley line
salesman met with similar success. He claims to live in Texarkana, on
Earth, but people have been known to disagree.
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Luna by Garon Whited – Book Tour + #Giveaway

07/08/17

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Luna
by Garon Whited
Genre: SciFi, Fantasy, Dystopian
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“It’s the end of the world, and I have the best seat in the house.”
Armageddon has arrived. It’s not as bad as we thought.
The world is in trouble.
Correction.
The world is ending and soon. The last days are coming and humanity
is unable to stop it. Naturally, humanity has a backup plan.
Welcome to the Moon, where the air is thin, life is hard, and the Earth isn’t
fit to live on.
Now, how can we make things better?
Luna is Garon Whited’s science fiction and fantasy story of one man
surviving the end of the world despite it’s many obvious obstacles
and his attempt to save some of humanity.


From the very first line, “Luna” grabs the reader. Where most
books start with a world in trouble and ride the story on in to the
Last Days, “Luna” starts with the ultimate end of the world
and flies forward into the future.
The end of the world has never been quite so entertaining. Crushing
despair, soaring hope, and the stubborn determination of humanity all
come together in a story told by a man in the middle of it
all.
Welcome to the Moon, the new home of humanity.
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Garon Whited was supposedly born in either 1969 or 1970; the original birth
certificate is suspiciously unavailable and other records do not agree.
After spending some years in college playing with computers, he finally
joined a radical group of jellyfish herding nomads. Having fought
zombie dolphins, quasi-corporeal spirits, and brain-sucking mole
rats, he is uniquely qualified to write fantastic fiction. His
subsequent attempts at professional salsa repairman and ley line
salesman met with similar success. He claims to live in Texarkana, on
Earth, but people have been known to disagree.
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Benediction Denied by Elizabeth Engstrom – Book Tour + #Giveaway

05/08/17

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Benediction Denied
A Labyrinth of Souls Novel
by Elizabeth Engstrom
Genre: Epic Fantasy
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While hydrologist
Adam Swan is engaged in humanitarian efforts to bring water to a
small, isolated village in the Congo, he is kidnapped by rebel thugs
and thrown into a makeshift prison. He is left to die—or worse—if
his ransom is not paid. In a surprising series of events, Adam
escapes his brutal captors into an underground labyrinth where
reality and sanity no longer rule.
Armed with a limited
amount of magic which he does not understand, he survives by
employing it boldly, recklessly, desperate to return to the village
above, homesick for Minnesota and normal life with his wife and
daughters.
Tested to the
extreme limits of his endurance, Adam navigates the labyrinth with
only the company of his past behavior, the baffling magic, and the
seductive temptation to succumb to the mysterious and merciless gods
of the underworld. The consequences of his actions, past present, and
future, take him to the brink of death—and beyond.
A fun, fast,
thrilling ride by veteran author Elizabeth Engstrom, inspired
by Matthew Lowes’ Dungeon Solitaire: Labyrinth of Souls card
game.
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Elizabeth Engstrom is the author of fourteen books and has over 250 short
stories, articles, and essays in print. She is a sought-after teacher
and keynote speaker at writing conferences, conventions, and seminars
around the world. She has a BA in Literature/Creative Writing, and
an MA in Applied
Theology, both from Marylhurst University. Her
most recent nonfiction book is How to Write a Sizzling Sex
Scene, and her most recent novel is Baggage Check, a thriller.
She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her fisherman-husband and
their dog where she is on the board of directors for Wordcrafters in
Eugene. She teaches the occasional writing class, puts her pen to use
for social justice, and is always working on her next book.

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Demon Assassins by Ann Gimpel – Book Tour

04/08/17

 

 

Demon Assassins: 3 Book Series

Three full-length urban fantasy romances, each with its own Happy Ever After.
These books are also available as individual titles in e-book and print format.
Listen to Hollie Jackson narrate a snippet right here!
Witch’s Bounty
One of three remaining demon assassin witches, Colleen is almost the last of her kind. Along with her familiar, a changeling spirit, she was hoping for a few months of quiet, running a small magicians’ supply store in Fairbanks, Alaska. Peace isn’t in the cards, though. Demons are raising hell in Seattle. She’s on her way to kick some serious demon ass, when a Sidhe shows up and demands she accompany him to England to quell a demon uprising.
Witch’s Bane
Demons strike in the midst of Colleen’s wedding, and Roz launches desperate measures. As she shape-shifts to keep one step ahead of evil, it takes her mind off her other problems. Personal ones. She burned through a couple of marriages and hooked up with a string of loser men before, after, and in between. Though she wants to be happy for Colleen, the jealousy bug bit deep.
In Roz’s secret heart, she’s attracted to Ronin, one of the Daoine Sidhe. He’s so profanely beautiful she can barely breathe around him, but he’s also headstrong and arrogant. Not good partner material – unless she wants to end up dusting her heart off one more time.
Witches Rule
Jenna’s a special witch, sort of, when her magic works, which it often doesn’t. Frustration about her limited power eats at her. It would be pathetic to get killed for lack of skills a teenager could master.
Tristan is a Sidhe warrior. He fell hard for Jenna, but hasn’t had an opportunity to act on the attraction beyond a few kisses. Kiernan is haunted by visions, particularly an apocalyptic sending that seems to be coming true. A confirmed bachelor, he doesn’t understand his attraction to Jenna, but it’s so strong he can’t fight it. After a while, he doesn’t even try, despite recognizing Tristan’s claim to her.
Startling truths surface about Jenna’s magic, and then there’s the problem that she’s falling in love with two very different men.
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About the Author:

Ann Gimpel is a mountaineer at heart. Recently retired from a long career as a psychologist, she remembers many hours at her desk where her body may have been stuck inside four walls, but her soul was planning yet one more trip to the backcountry. Around the turn of the last century (that would be 2000, not 1900!), she managed to finagle moving to the Eastern Sierra, a mecca for those in love with the mountains. It was during long backcountry treks that Ann’s writing evolved. Unlike some who see the backcountry as an excuse to drag friends and relatives along, Ann prefers solitude. Stories always ran around in her head on those journeys, sometimes as a hedge against abject terror when challenging conditions made her fear for her life, sometimes for company. Eventually, she returned from a trip and sat down at the computer. Three months later, a five hundred page novel emerged. Oh, it wasn’t very good, but it was a beginning. And, she learned a lot between writing that novel and its sequel.
Around that time, a friend of hers suggested she try her hand at short stories. It didn’t take long before that first story found its way into print and they’ve been accepted pretty regularly since then. One of Ann’s passions has always been ecology, so her tales often have a green twist.
In addition to writing, Ann enjoys wilderness photography. She lugs pounds of camera equipment in her backpack to distant locales every year. A standing joke is that over ten percent of her pack weight is camera gear which means someone else has to carry the food! That someone is her husband. They’ve shared a life together for a very long time. Children, grandchildren and three wolf hybrids round out their family.
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Elemental Trials by Ronelle Antoinette – Book Tour + #Giveaway

03/08/17

Errant Spark
Elemental Trials Book 1
by Ronelle Antoinette
Genre: Fantasy Romance
They say to keep your friends close and your enemies closer, but In
Egalion’s Imperial court, you can’t tell one from the
other…especially when they change at the flip of a coin. Behind the
luxury and splendor lies a realm of treachery where cloak-and-dagger
political maneuvering threatens to destroy the peace of two thousand
years.


Twenty-five-year-old
Battlemage Jex Xander has a mouth that frequently gets him into
trouble, while in contrast, Enari Namelum speaks not at all. When Jex
becomes the target of a faceless curse-slinger, Enari, the girl he
has protected since the day they met, must now protect him. A string
of ritual human sacrifices coupled with Jex’s growing inability to
keep his feelings (and hands) to himself only serve to complicate
matters. Amidst the mounting chaos, passion and romance should be the
last thing on their minds, but life and the Goddess seem to have
other ideas.
In a world as enticing as it is perilous, love, danger, and magic will
collide, leaving lives irrevocably changed. The events of a single
summer stand to change the course of more than just the kingdom of
Egalion and the ones dismissed as pawns may yet prove to b the most
important players.
Errant Spark is the hush before the storm, the last deep breath before the
plunge. The flint has been struck and it’s possible the whole world
might go up in flames…because love in the Imperial court is as
dangerous a thing as backroom politics and jealousy can be as much a
driving force as silver and gold.
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Fantasy? Action? Romance? Yes! This romantic fantasy novel by Ronelle
Antoinette is a broad, epic, sweeping fantasy with more twists and
turns and ups and downs than a wild roller-coaster! The first
installment of the Elemental Trials series is one of those books that
really is so much more than what the blurb can convey. Described as
“surprisingly complex and visionary” by one reviewer, Errant
Spark will leave you mesmerized from the first page to the last.
Hailed by Amazing Stories Magazine’s Ricky L Brown as “a simple story
about interesting characters with just enough romance and magic to
make it work.” Errant Spark is as complex as George RR Martin, with
a world that is well-suited for conniving and cavorting. Rest
assured, there is plenty of sex and violence, but not as raw and
stabby as the aforementioned works. It’s more like a big kid’s
version of a fairy tale.
Recommended for:
Mature teens and up
Fans of epic fantasy and romance
Those looking for characters they want to eat…or take home and enjoy
Readers who can appreciate a gorgeous tapestry of magic, myth, and
mayhem
Connoisseurs of fine love stories that compliment the plot and that ‘slow
burn’
Lovers of surprises, twists-and-turns, and well-placed, necessary
supernatural elements
Anyone looking for sex, magic, love, fantasy, and a story that will sweep
you away
Those who don’t mind staying up all night so they can turn that final
page
Update:
As of 11/21/16, a series glossary has been included at the end of
this novel (in ebook and print form only).
Flash Point
Elemental Trials Book 2
Scandal will shake foundations.

A night of careless passion leaves Battlemage Jex Xander and Adept
Enari Alycon in a precarious position. Long-time lovers they might
be, but the Imperial ambassador and the daughter of Egalion’s High
Mage have rather public roles in the court—whether they wish it or
not—and scandal couldn’t come at a worse time.
Treachery will tip balances.
When a hostile kingdom reluctantly agrees to parley, the fate of
two-thousand years of peace is on the line. In the midst of
negotiations, Enari becomes the target of one of the Greater
Maelstrom. She and Jex must race against time to save her life and
that of her unborn child. What happens when an earth-shattering
secret, a demon bent on destruction, and a kingdom teetering on the
brink of war collide is anyone’s guess.
Choices will have consequences.
The decisions of a few will determine the fate of many, and who or what
will remain standing in the end is still uncertain. Hearts and lives
are on the cusp of irrevocable change…and not necessarily for the
better.

 

And secrets? Those will change everything.
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Ronelle Antoinette lives in western Colorado with her husband, two cats, and
one dog-who-believes-he’s-a-person. While she is a mother of none,
she’s an auntie to what should qualify as a small army. She is an
admitted caffeine addict, chocoholic, and hopeless romantic who has
carried on a passionate affair with the genre of fantasy since she
was old enough to read ‘chapter books’.
Ronelle dabbled in creative writing for many years before making it a career.
(She even considered it as a major in college, though she ended up
getting a Bachelor’s degree in Counseling Psychology.) She published
her first novel, Errant Spark, in July of 2016.
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Sin Eater By Alesha Escobar and Samantha Lafantasie – Release Tour + #Giveaway

27/07/17

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Sin Eater
The Aria Knight Chronicles Book 1
By Alesha Escobar and Samantha Lafantasie
Genre: Fantasy, Paranormal
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Aria Knight has an unusual set of skills: she will hold back the hounds of
Hell so you can fly toward the Pearly Gates, and she will wipe your
slate clean so that you don’t become karma’s bitch…for a price.


A Sin Eater has to make a living in today’s world somehow.
But when she’s called in the dead of night to perform her rite for a
recluse billionaire, she stumbles upon a murder scene, and the
evidence points to her.
In an attempt to clear her name and uncover the true culprit, Aria is
forced to team up with a private investigator who’s possessed by
three spirits, and a handsome wizard who would rather see all Sin
Eaters like Aria go extinct.
Aria knows her job is never easy, but now it’s become downright
deadly.
SIN EATER is the first book of the Aria Knight Chronicles by USA Today
bestselling author Samantha LaFantasie and Alesha Escobar, author of
the bestselling Gray Tower Trilogy.
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I’m a caffeine addict and chocoholic who enjoys reading and writing
engaging stories, loveable (and not-so loveable) characters, and
expressing my creativity daily. I write fantasy with intriguing
characters, action-packed scenes, and always throw in a good dash of
humor and romance.
Science Fiction and Fantasy are
my favorite genres, but I also adore the classics (Shakespeare, Dante
Alighieri, etc.) and I have a soft spot in my heart for Victorian
poetry. You can geek out with me all-day every day over these
Some of my favorite contemporary
fantasy authors are George R.R. Martin, Robert Jordan (rest in
peace), J.K. Rowling, Neil Gaiman, Jim Butcher (Dresden Files made me
love Urban Fantasy), and Ilona Andrews among others. I enjoy movies
and shows like Sleepy Hollow, Supernatural, Arrow, The Flash, The
Avengers…there are too many to name!
I want to read more comics and
graphic novels, please shoot a recommendation or two my way (I LOVE
the Hellblazer comics, by the way).
Please don’t be a stranger–I
want you to kick up your feet, sip your coffee (or tea) and join in
on my weekly rants, discussions, and updates.
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Withhold by Andrea Pearson – Release Day Blitz + Tour #Giveaway

18/07/17

 


Withhold

Mosaic Chronicles

Book Nine

Andrea Pearson

Genre: Fantasy
Publisher: Andrea Pearson
Date of Publication: July 18, 2017
ASIN: B072BFQ1QX
Word Count: 50,000
Cover Artist: Andrea Pearson

Book Description:

With the lives of everyone she holds dear at stake, will Nicole be able to do what it takes to stop the evil surrounding her?
In the ultimate battle between good and evil, Nicole is in a race to stop Keitus before he achieves his plans. If he succeeds, he will crush everyone who has opposed him and enslave Earth and countless other planets. Unfortunately, he is only minutes away from his goal.
With so much at stake, Nicole and her friends must approach Helen, a volatile and dangerous spirit who will probably destroy them regardless of whether she gives them what they want. And the chances of her helping them are slim.
Fast-paced and epic magical fights, exciting plot twists, and non-stop action and adventure await. So sit down, buckle up, and hold on for the explosive, much-anticipated conclusion to the award-winning and bestselling Mosaic Chronicles.
Tagline: With the lives of everyone she holds dear at stake, will Nicole be able to do what it takes to stop the evil surrounding her?
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About the Author:

 

Andrea Pearson is an avid reader and outdoor enthusiast who plays several instruments, not including the banjo. She is the author of many full-length novels and novellas. Writing is the chocolate of her life – it is, in fact, the only thing she ever craves. Being with her family is where she’s happiest, and she loves thunderstorms, the ocean, hiking, public speaking, painting, and traveling.

Tour Giveaway/Bonus

 
Readers-  To receive your download bonuses, forward your proof of download (a
confirmation email or a screenshot) to withholdbonuses@gmail.com
Bonuses include:
Discern and Praxis (first two
books in the series)
Hope(less) and (Mis)fortune by Melissa Haag
Nemesis by KJ Pike
A fantasy book by Bryan Cohen (title forthcoming)
Bachelor of science degree from Katon University
(the university characters attend to learn magic)
Coloring pages
Word search
Fantasy illustration by Andrea’s husband (James E.
Curwen, professional illustrator)

 

Maps illustrated by Andrea and her husband

 

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Pride of a Viking by Sky Purington – Book Tour + #Giveaway

14/07/17

 

Pride of a Viking

The MacLomain Series

Viking Ancestors’ Kin

Book Five

Sky Purington     

Genre: Time-Travel Fantasy/Shifter Romance
Date of Publication:  July 9, 2017
ASIN: B06Y5QQF6P
Number of pages: 260 pages
Word Count:  82,000
Cover Artist:  Tara West

Book Description:

Two men tore Erica’s world apart in another life. One was the man she loved and the other the enemy. Now both are back, and it’s up to her to make sure an ancient blood feud doesn’t destroy everyone she cares about. That means steering clear of her dragon mate. But sometimes memories are too strong and the past too powerful. Or so it seems when she slips back in time and ends up on an unexpected journey with a man she was determined to forget.
Having confronted who he once was and what he did in a previous life, Kodran Sigdir sets out to seek answers. He needs to better understand his part in an age old war and to keep his distance from Erica. They should remain apart. Yet destiny seems to be drawing him back to her. How he once felt. All he gave up. Could things go differently this time? Or will the risk to their people be too great? Find out as Erica, Kodran and their kin go up against the enemy one last time in Pride of a Viking, the epic conclusion of Viking Ancestors’ Kin.
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Excerpt:

“Are you sure
Hallstein was your mate in another life?” His eyes held hers as he spun her so
that they were facing each other. “Do you have memories of your time with him?”
He shook his head, spoke through clenched teeth and worked hard to keep rage
from taking over as he caught glimpses of what she had endured. “He did things
to you, Erica. Terrible things. Things that make no sense given you were
Maeva…his mate.”
She leaned back,
clenched her jaw and averted her eyes. “Yes, he was my mate. I’m sure of it.”
“Then why can’t
you look at me when you say that?” He tilted her chin until she had no choice
but to meet his eyes. “What aren’t you telling me? What’s the missing piece?”
He frowned. “Because something’s not adding up.”
“It doesn’t…you
just…” She frowned as well. “You need to let this go. You need to let me go.
It’s the only way this is going to work. It’s the only hope we have.”
“And where am I
supposed to let you go to?” He glanced around to remind her where they were
before his eyes returned to hers. “Because it’s out of my control, yes?”
“You know what I
mean.”
“Do I?” He
stepped a bit closer and never removed his fingers from her chin. “Because as
far as I can tell you want me to believe you desire Hallstein when that’s the
furthest thing from the truth. I think you’re trying to push me away so that
you can somehow save everyone all on your own.”
Because he was
remembering his last life, he remembered what Maeva had looked like. While they
shared the same tall, lithe build with curves in all the right places, he found
Erica more stunning in this life. Her eyes were varying shades of striking
green that seemed to shift with her mood, and her warm skin tone was luminous.
He wanted to feel her soft skin against him. Touch every last inch of her.
She went very
still as their eyes held. Or so one would think if they couldn’t detect the
slight tremor that went through her. Shivers that only translated to another
dragon. He also noticed that she had gone from momentarily vulnerable to
completely closed off despite her physical reaction.
“You’re good at
that,” he murmured, shifting even closer to see if he could bring out that
tremor even more. “Trying to be strong for everyone else all the time. How long
have you played that part?” While he should have remained compassionate and
thankful, his inner dragon was flaring. The jealousy that reared whenever he
thought about her in the enemy’s arms. “How long have you been playing the part
of a woman trying to convince Hallstein that you’re his? How long have you
been—”
“No,” she cut
him off, yanked her chin away and narrowed her eyes. “What I’ve done to help
our people is not because—”
“Because you’re
meant to be together?” he cut her off just as readily, as he turned things
around on her. “Because you’re not, are you?” He shook his head and narrowed
his eyes as well. “You’re not supposed to be with him.” His voice dropped to a
whisper as the truth hovered just out of reach. Like a memory he was right on
the verge of remembering. “You never were, but something happened…”
Something he
needed to understand, so he thought fast. If one thing had been proven true
with his kin and their mates it was that intimacy seemed to speed up their
mental connections. So why not get things moving in that direction?
It seemed Erica
followed his line of thought because a moment later she started to move away
but he caught her. With an arm around her lower back, he yanked her against
him, cupped the back of her neck and kissed her.


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did, everything changed. 
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About the Author:

 
Sky Purington is the bestselling author of over thirty novels and several novellas. A New Englander born and bred who recently moved to Virginia, Sky was raised hearing stories of folklore, myth and legend. When combined with a love for nature, romance and time-travel, elements from the stories of her youth found release in her books.
Purington loves to hear from readers and can be contacted at Sky@SkyPurington.com.
Interested in keeping up with Sky’s latest news and releases? Visit Sky’s website, http://www.skypurington.com to download her free App on iTunes and Android or sign up for her quarterly newsletter. Love social networking? Find Sky on Facebook and Twitter.
Website:   www.skypurington.com

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Omega’s Choice by Lilli Carlisle – Book Tour

07/07/17

 

 


Omega’s Choice

The Black Ridge Wolf Pack

Book One

Lilli Carlisle

Genre: PNR, Fantasy Romance
Print Length: 183 pages
Publication Date: May 25, 2017
ASIN: B072BYT7GK
Tagline: Scarred but powerful, Black Ridge Wolf Pack leader Aldric Forst has been selected to mate with an Omega—but first he must protect her from the dark forces that would corrupt her magic.

Book Description:

In a realm of elves, ogres and white witches, where danger is ever-present, Princess Helena Lichtenberg lost her parents at a young age. Raised by her uncle and aunt, Helena values family above all else. Now, as decreed by tradition, it is time to select a mate.

HER ALPHA

Enormous, scarred and scary, Black Ridge Wolf Pack leader Aldric Forst has never drawn the eye of any Omega. Why would he? But, on this, the night of what he swears is his last selection celebration, everything is different. One of those most beautiful, magical and powerful women, the niece of the king and queen themselves, wants him. And Aldric has never wanted anything more in return. No force—no matter how dark, no matter how powerful—will take Helena from him.
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EXCERPT:

Princess Helena
took that moment to turn toward him again. Instantly, his heart raced, his
palms became sweaty, and a nervous excitement rolled around in his stomach,
which he wasn’t entirely sure he liked. After all, he was a feared warrior,
people looked to him for guidance and strength, and now he felt like he was
going to pass out because a gorgeous woman was smiling at him with such joy.
As Amalia spoke
to Helena, the princess’s small omega stone on her forehead glowed, and it was
impossible to miss the waves of happiness coming from her.
“Looks like the
princess is happy you agreed to dance with her, brother.” Godric looked about
ready to burst with excitement. “Should I call home and have the rest of our
party get on the road?”
“No, not yet,
Godric. Let’s see how the evening goes first. Then we can call in
reinforcements.” Aldric didn’t want to get ahead of himself. He refused to be
let down again. “What do you think Lady Amalia meant by she’d waited years?”
“I have no idea,
but I do know the only way you’re going to find out is by asking the princess
herself. Ready to waltz, brother?”
“At least all
mother’s lessons are about to come in handy. What if she expects our normal
life to be like this?” Aldric panicked.
“Okay, now
you’re just looking for problems that aren’t even here yet. Get out there and
sweep that princess off her feet with the alpha you are. Wait until I tell
Cassandra she was right yet again.” Godric had a look of absolute glee at the
prospect of making that call back to the pack.
“Yeah, well, if
Cassandra was right about this, brother, then she also predicted that I would
have to fight for my omega.”
Godric turned to
face Aldric and all humor fled from his expression. “If we have to fight for
your omega, then it’ll damn well be one we win, I can assure you of that. If
this night goes well, I’ll be calling in more warriors as well. They will be
here before the sun rises.” Both Theron and Tofa nodded in agreement, even if
Theron continued to tap away on his tablet.
“We shall see,
Godric. Let’s hope I don’t step on her foot. Then it may be the royal guard we
need to fight.” Aldric laughed as he, Godric, Theron, and Tofa stood and made
their way across the ballroom to stand in front of King Leonidas, Queen
Alexandra, and Princess Helena.
Princess Helena
was simply stunning; her emerald green eyes beamed with happiness as he
approached. Aldric had never felt this level of immediate attraction before in
his lifetime. Helena’s curly blonde hair was pulled away from her face,
showcasing her royal tattoo and tiny vines twisting down her slender neck to
her collarbone. Her smile lit up everyone and everything around her and her green
eyes shone with happiness.
Aldric, Godric,
Theron, and Tofa stood before the king and queen, bowing respectfully and
waiting for King Leonidas to speak. The entire time, Aldric hoped like hell he
didn’t screw this up.
The room had grown
strangely quiet.

***

 

About the Author:

 
Lilli Carlisle lives outside Toronto, Canada. She’s a member of the Romance Writers of America and its chapter, Toronto Romance Writers. Lilli is a mother of two wonderful girls, wife to an amazing man and servant to the pets in her life. She writes both contemporary and paranormal romance and believes love should be celebrated and shared. After all, everybody needs a little romance, excitement, intrigue and passion in their lives. Lilli loves to hear from readers, you can find her here:
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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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