Cover Reveal! The Dark Side Of The Moon by Kristy Centeno / KrissyGirl122

Good morning! Today we have a cover reveal for Kristy Centeno’s The Dark Side of the Moon (Secrets of the Moon saga #4). Read on and check it out!

About the Book

During her darkest hour, will she find the courage to seek the light?

Marjorie has eluded both capture and death yet again, but her days are numbered. The old threat has resurfaced to endanger everyone she cares for and only a forged alliance with a member of royal blood will guarantee their safety and hers.

However, in the midst of accepting who she is, Marjorie has to come to terms with the fact that those she considered friends may be anything but, and the mother she thought dead may have been missing against her will.

A relationship in turmoil, a storm brewing in the distance, a shattered tranquility…will she find the courage to save her loved ones even if that means losing her humanity?

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About the Author

Kristy CentenoKristy Centeno is an author of paranormal romance, young adult, new adult, horror, and contemporary romance.

She has always had a passion for books and after years of being an avid reader, she decided to transform her desire to write into a reality and thus, her first novel was born. In her journey to create memorable reads, she has delved into several genres, creating fictional characters meant to entice readers and captivate the mind.

She is currently working on finishing off the Keeper Witches series among other projects, which include sequels to her published work. When she’s not busy taking care of her five children or holding down the fort, she finds time to sit and do what she loves the most: writing.

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Cover Reveal: Death Sentence by Sheryl Browne / @SherylBrowne

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Today we have a cover reveal for Sheryl Browne’s upcoming release, Death Sentence. I though I’s share it here with all of you!

About the Book

DEATH SENTENCE

BY SHERYL BROWNE

Thriller/Psychological thriller/Crime thriller

Release Date: 1st June 2015 | Publisher: Safkhet Publishing

Reviewed by a top Amazon Reviewer at Best Selling Thrillers and given a glowing FIVE Stars, Sheryl Browne’s new thriller Death Sentence is now available on Amazon! “This was such an excellent read. I found myself having to force myself to breathe. Well done Sheryl! Once again you’ve produced a book with such an array of plots and yet showing that love is still possible throughout tragedy and conflict”. – Treebeard

*The title of the book, DEATH SENTENCE, was suggested by a chief constable who also offered the author guidance on forensics and police procedure.

Death Sentence – He’s killed your child and kidnapped your wife. What would YOU do?

Detective Inspector Matthew Adams and Patrick Sullivan, drug dealer, pimp, murderer: two men on opposite sides of the law. A history that goes way back. A bully even in his youth, Sullivan had made it his mission in life to make the goody-two-shoes copper’s life a misery. Now Matthew has made it his mission in life to make sure the pimping scum responsible for prostituting young girls, abusing them, and beating them to death, is locked up for life.

When Matthew’s child becomes a casualty of the war between them, does Matthew want justice? Or does he want retribution? When Patrick’s brother is shot down like a dog in a drug bust gone wrong, Patrick wants payback. He wants Matthew. Or the copper loses his pretty, pregnant wife. As far as Patrick is concerned, it’s quid pro quo.

An edge-of-your seat story of revenge.

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About The Author

Sheryl and SnoopsHeartache, humour, love, loss, betrayal – and a little Ohhhh la la! Sheryl Browne brings you edgy, sexy, thrilling fiction. A member of the Romantic Novelists’ Association and shortlisted for Innovation in Romantic Fiction, Sheryl has recently completed her MA in Creative Writing. She has seven books published and two short stories in Birmingham City University Anthologies. A further short, written to script, was performed live at the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. Sheryl was recently signed by Choc Lit, who acquired a contemporary romance novel recommended by the WH Smith Travel fiction buyer. When she’s not writing, Sheryl can be found doing strange things like skydiving from 20,000 feet or abseiling down buildings, which possibly makes her a little bit mad.

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Cover Reveal: Tarnished (Perfected #2) by Kate Jarvik Birch! / @katejarvikbirch

Good morning! Today we have a cover reveal. Read on for more about Tarnished.

About the Book

Tarnished (Perfected #2)

by Kate Jarvik Birch

Release Date: 2015 | Publisher: Entangled Teen

Freedom comes at a cost…

Ella was genetically engineered to be the perfect pet—graceful, demure…and kept. In a daring move, she escaped her captivity and took refuge in Canada. But while she can think and act as she pleases, the life of a liberated pet is just as confining as the Congressman’s gilded cage. Her escape started a revolution, but she’s trapped, unable to get back to Penn—the boy she loves—or help the girls who need her.

Back in the United States, pets are turning up dead. With help from a very unexpected source, Ella slips deep into the dangerous black market, posing as a tarnished pet available to buy or sell. If she’s lucky, she’ll be able to rescue Penn and expose the truth about the breeding program. If she fails, Ella will pay not only with her life, but the lives of everyone she’s tried to save…

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Praise for Perfected

“Compelling, imaginative, and unique. I couldn’t turn the pages fast enough!”— Mary Lindsey, author of Shattered Souls

 

About the Author:

KateJarvikBirchbiopicKate Jarvik Birch is a visual artist, author, playwright, daydreamer, and professional procrastinator. As a child, she wanted to grow up to be either a unicorn or mermaid. Luckily, being a writer turned out to be just as magical. Her essays and short stories have been published in literary journals including Indiana Review and Saint Ann’s Review. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband and three kids. To learn more visit www.katejarvikbirch.com

 

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Cover Reveal! Pixelated by L.S. Murphy / @lsmurphy / @bloomsburykids

Happy Wednesday! I’ve got a cover reveal for you today! Read on for more…

About the Book

Pixelated

by L.S. Murphy

Release Date: 06/30/15 | Publisher: Bloomsbury Spark

Senior Year. 

Middle of nowhere. 

What’s the new girl to do?

For Piper Marks, the answer is simple. She’s determined to have her photography rock the cover of National Geographic someday, and moving to Clarkton, Iowa for her last year of high school is not going to stop her. Even if her usual subjects have changed from bright lights and skyscrapers to fields, cows…and more fields. 

But when photographer at the local paper quits in a huff, she steps into his spot. Her new job keeps Piper busy capturing tackles, and zooming in on first downs and end zone dances, not to mention putting her directly in the path of varsity football star Les Williams IV. Her new friends warn her off, but she can’t resist the pull she feels toward this mysterious country boy. But this small town is keeping a secret, and it’s one that could destroy any chance they have to be together. 

It’s up to Piper to decide what to do with the distorted truth. Can she risk exposing her heart? It might be worth it, ’cause Les is about to change her world from black and white to fully saturated color. 

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Praise for Pixelated:
“In Pixelated, L.S. Murphy weaves a complex web of secrets and lies with a ‘will they or won’t they’ romance that kept me turning pages and holding my breath!” ~ Julie Reece, author of The Artisans and Crux

“Beautifully written, with a full spectrum of emotion and complex characters, Pixelated will tug at all your heartstrings. I easily lost myself in the world L.S. Murphy created and couldn’t stop reading because I needed to see how the story ended.” ~ Kelly Oram, author of Cinder & Ella

“L.S. Murphy brings something for every reader with Pixelated: romance, secrets, mystery, and a main character torn between two choices. Murphy’s writing is sharp and steeped in emotions, deftly hooking her readers from the first sentence to the last.” ~ Sarah Bromley, author of A Murder Of Magpies 

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lsmurphyAbout the Author

L.S. Murphy obsesses about St. Louis Cardinals baseball, fangirls over her favorite authors, and watches every episode of Doctor Who like it’s the first time. When she’s not doing those time-consuming things, the former farm-girl turned city slicker turned suburbanite writes sweet romances for teens and adults. 

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Reveal! Already Home (A Maguire’s Corner novel) by Heather M. Gardner / @hmgardner / @InkSpellPublish

Good morning! I love hosting cover reveals for folks in my publishing house! Today, Heather M. Gardner is visiting with the new cover for Already Home! Read on to learn more about this title.

About the Book

Already Home

(A Maguire’s Corner novel)

 by Heather M. Gardner

Genre: Contemporary Romantic Suspense | Publisher: InkSpell Publishing

Cover Design: Najla Qamber Designs

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Coffee shop owner Maggie Maguire doesn’t trust the new police chief her father hired to protect Maguire’s Corner. He’s a stranger, cold, bossy and annoyingly handsome. But, Maggie’s witnessed a serious crime and now someone’s trying to kill her. The man that aggravates her most might be the only one that can help her.

Police Chief Jack Munro likes his new job and his new town, and unfortunately he also likes the stubborn but beautiful town sweetheart. His self-imposed hands-off Maggie policy is about to be put to the ultimate test when he must keep her close to protect her while he tracks down a ruthless killer.

Determined to ignore Jack’s charms, Maggie attempts to help him unravel the mystery but when their lives hang in the balance she must decide how much she’s willing to risk to save the man she suddenly can’t resist.

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About the Author

7102983Heather M. Gardner’s love of books began on the hand-woven rugs of her small town library where her mother worked. There she had a never-ending supply of stories to read at her fingertips. As a teen, her favorite genres to curl up with were romance and mysteries. When she started to create her own stories, they were the perfect fit.

Heather resides in New York with her best friend who is also her husband, plus her talented and handsome son. She is currently owned by four stray cats. Heather’s a full-time mom, works part-time from home, a chocolate enthusiast, coffee junkie, cat addict, book hoarder and fluent in sarcasm.

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Illuminate (The Light Key Trilogy #3) by Tracy Clark / @entangledteen / @tracyclark_tlc

Good morning! I am excited to have Tracy Clark back for her cover reveal for book three in The Light Key trilogy, Illuminate. Read on to catch the cover!

About the Book

Illuminate (The Light Key Trilogy #3)

by Tracy Clark

Release Date: 10/06/15 | Publisher: Entangled Teen | Length: 320 pages

Can one girl be the light in a world spiraling toward darkness?

Haunted by the loss of her loved ones, Cora Sandoval, one of the remaining few of an extraordinary race known as Scintilla, holds the key to disentangling the biggest conspiracy in human history…and its link to the fate of the human race. As Cora follows a trail of centuries-old clues and secrets, she collides with a truth not only shocking, but dangerous. 

With enemies both known and unknown hot on her trail, Cora must locate each of the ancient clues hidden in the art, religions, and mythologies of humankind. And through it all, she must keep her heart from being torn apart by the two boys she loves most. One is Scintilla, one is Arazzi. 

 Save herself. Save the Scintilla. Save the world.

Or die trying…

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Book One: Scintillate

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About the Author

tracy clarkTracy Clark is a young-adult writer because she believes teens deserve to know how much they matter and that regardless of what they’re going through, they aren’t alone. In other words, she writes books for her teen self.

She grew up a “Valley Girl” in Southern California but now lives in her home state of Nevada, in a small town at the base of the Sierra Foothills. Her two children teach her the art of distraction and are a continuous source of great dialogue. She’s an unapologetic dog person who is currently owned by a cat.

Tracy was the recipient of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Work in Progress Grant. A two-time participant in the prestigious Nevada SCBWI Mentor Program where she was lucky enough to be mentored by bestselling author, Ellen Hopkins, who taught her so much about the art of writing and cured her of her ellipsis addiction.
Her debut novel was inspired by her enchantment with metaphysics as a teen, seeing it as the real magic in life. Tracy is a part-time college student, a private pilot, and an irredeemable dreamer.

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Cover Reveal: Summer Marked (The Winter People #2) by Rebekah L. Purdy / @rebekahlpurdy / @entangledteen

Good morning! Today we have a cover reveal for Summer Marked (The Winter People #2)  by Rebekah Purdy. Read on to learn more about this upcoming release…

About the Book

Summer Marked (The Winter People #2)

by Rebekah L. Purdy

Release Date: 08/04/15 | Publisher: Entangled Teen | Page Count: 305 pages

Fresh off a break-up with her boyfriend, Kadie’s glad to be home from college for Thanksgiving. All she needs is a rebound guy, a box of chocolates, and some girl time with her best friend, Salome. Problem is, Salome isn’t returning her calls, and her family won’t say where she is. Feeling sorry for herself, Kadie ends up at Club Blade, a place filled with pumping music, dangerous guys, and promises of a good time. However, when midnight strikes, Kadie’s fun turns into a nightmare as she’s ripped from the human world into Faerie by a vengeful Winter Prince named Etienne. For the first time in her life, she realizes the monsters Salome always spoke of are real, and they’ll stop at nothing to destroy her friend.

Salome thought the winter curse was behind her. But winter has left its mark. Not just on her, but on the whole summer court. The Kingdom of Summer is falling apart, and Nevin is hanging onto his throne by a thread. With war on his doorstep, he has no choice but to send Gareth into enemy territory, which means Salome will be left alone—vulnerable in a world she doesn’t understand. A place where beauty is deadly and humans are pawns in the macabre games the Fae play. Both Kadie and Salome will have to call on all their strength to survive in a world where humans aren’t meant to be. With death and enemies all around them, it’ll be a miracle if they can survive.

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About the Author

rebecca purdyRebekah Purdy grew up in Michigan, where she spent many late nights armed with a good book and a flashlight. When not hiding at her computer and getting lost in her stories, she enjoys reading, singing, soccer, swimming, football, camping, playing video games and hanging out with her kids. She loves the unexplainable like Bigfoot, the Dogman, and the Loch Ness Monster (lots of good story material)! She admits to still having all the books she bought throughout her childhood and teen years, and she may or may not have an obsession with anything chocolate…

 

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The Foxglove Killings by Tara Kelly / @authortarakelly / @entangledteen

Hi everyone! I have a cover reveal for you today. Read on for more info and to check out the cover on this upcoming release from Entangled Teen.

About the Book

The Foxglove Killings

by Tara Kelly

Release Date: 09/01/15 | Publisher: Entangled Teen

Gramps always said that when the crickets were quiet, something bad was coming. And the crickets have been as silent as the dead. It started with the murdered deer in the playground with the unmistakable purple of a foxglove in its mouth. But in the dying boondock town of Emerald Cove, life goes on.

I work at Gramps’s diner, and the cakes?the entitled rich kids who vacation here?make our lives hell. My best friend, Alex Pace, is the one person who gets me. Only Alex has changed. He’s almost like a stranger now. I can’t figure it out…or why I’m having distinctly more-than-friend feelings for him. Ones I shouldn’t be having.

Then one of the cakes disappears. 

When she turns up murdered, a foxglove in her mouth, a rumor goes around that Alex was the last person seen with her—and everyone but me believes it. Well, everyone except my worst enemy, Jenika Shaw. When Alex goes missing, it’s up to us to prove his innocence and uncover the true killer. But the truth will shatter everything I’ve ever known about myself—and Alex.

 

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About the Author

tara kellyTara Kelly adores variety in her life. She’s an author, one-girl-band, graphic designer, editor, and photographer. She lives in Sin City with her beloved guitars, sound design master husband, and a fluffy cat named Maestro.

 

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Modern Monsters by Kelley York / @elixing / @entangledteen

Today, I’m featuring a cover reveal for Modern Monsters by Kelley York! First, here’s a little bit about the book.

About the Book

Modern Monsters

by Kelley York

Release Date: 06/02/15 | Publisher: Entangled Teen

Vic Howard never wanted to go to the party. He’s the Invisible Guy at school, a special kind of hell for quiet, nice guys. But because his best friend is as popular as Vic is ignored, he went…

And wished he hadn’t.

Because something happened to a girl that night. Something terrible, unimaginable, and Callie Wheeler’s life will never be the same. Plus, now Callie has told the police that Vic did it. Suddenly, Invisible Vic is painfully visible, on trial both literally, with the police, and figuratively, with the angry and judgmental kids at school. As the whispers and violence escalate, he becomes determined to clear his name, even if it means an uneasy alliance with Callie’s best friend, the beautiful but aloof Autumn Dixon.

But as Autumn and Vic slowly peel back the layers of what happened that night, they realize that while the truth can set him free, it can also shatter everything he thought he knew about his life…

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About the Author

“I like unicorns and cats and games…and stuff…” – quality author quote by Kelley

kelley yorkKelley York was born in central California, where she still resides with her lovely wife, step-daughter, and way too many cats, while fantasizing about moving to England or Ireland. (Or, really, anyplace secluded.) She has a fascination with bells and animals and Disney. Her life goal is to find a real unicorn. Or to at least write about them. She occupies her spare time with video gamesdesigning covers, playing on Tumblr, and watching anime.

Kelley is a sucker for dark fiction. She loves writing twisted characters, tragic happenings, and bittersweet endings that leave you wondering and crying. She strives to make character development take center stage in her books because the bounds of a person’s character and the workings of their mind are limitless.

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Cover Reveal! The Last Protector

Good morning! Welcome to the big cover reveal day for The Last Protector. This new Star Child novella launches one week from today on December 15th! In the meantime, take a look at this new cover from Najla Qamber Designs.

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So what do you think? I’m pretty psyched about this one! I hope you like it too! Read on for more information about my upcoming release…

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As Gabe searches for the truth, fate continually puts him in Kellen’s path, but will he be able to stop the Children of Danu from stealing Kellen before the battle begins? What will it take for Gabe to become The Last Protector? More info →
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Nicky Peacock Visits For An Interview! / @nickyp_author

So I’d like to give a huge shout of thanks to author Nicky Peacock for joining me for today’s interview. Welcome Nicky!

The Interview

[NP]: Thank you for having me on your blog Stephanie!

[SK]: You are so welcome! I recently featured you on my blog for your release Bad Blood. Is there a message in your novel that you want readers to grasp? 
[NP]: I always try to include themes in my work – there are quite a few in the Battle of the Undead series, but probably the most important to me is – working toward the greater good. We all have petty issues with certain people in our lives, but the bigger picture should mean more – and this is the main plot device for Bad Blood. Our protagonist, Britannia is having to work with her sworn enemy, always unsure as to how long the fragile peace will hold and how much control she has over her own temper.

[SK]: Cool. Are your experiences based on someone you know, or events in your own life? 
[NP]: I always include aspects of reality in everything I write – it can make even the most unrealistic worlds and characters feel a little more real. I often attribute one of my own traits to my characters – Brit definitely has my dry sense of humour, she’s also got a stubborn streak 10 miles wide (but mine is only nine miles wide!)

[SK]: Ha! Awesome. She sounds like a great character. What books have most influenced your life most? 
[NP]: Probably far too many to list! I loved the early work of Poppy Z Brite growing up and read all of Anne Rice’s books. Angela Carter’s work is amazing, I have a particular love for her Bloody Chamber, it came into my life at just the right time to nurture my dark imagination. I’m always discovering new authors, especially nowadays; it seems thanks to eBooks we’re living in a golden age where new voices are more likely to be heard.

[SK]: If you had could pick anyone, which writer would you consider a mentor? Why?
[NP]: Hmmm, I never really had a mentor. I kind of wished I had though. I was such a ravenous reader growing up, I have a massive list of writers that I loved and whose books I savoured. If I could have chosen anyone, it would have probably been Kelley Armstrong, as she has been the most consistent in her work through the years.

[SK]: What’s the most enjoyable book you’ve read this year? Why?
[NP]: Hands down, it would be the ‘Asylum of Fairytale Creatures’ by Sebastian Gregory. An amazingly dark book which is both funny and disturbing. I’d recommend it to anyone. Just don’t read it before you go to sleep!

[SK]: Are there any new authors that have grasped your interest?
[NP]: Sebastian Gregory is pretty new (as authors go) it seems that the road to getting a book out is always a few years in the making, so by the time it hits shelves the author has been around fora  while. I have just started reading the Molly Harper books and have recently found Jeffe Kennedy, Jenn Bennett and Annie Nicholas – all of which I’d have on my top ten authors I’ve read this year.

[SK]: Do you recall how your interest in writing originated?
[NP]: It was always there. I think perhaps it started in the womb! My mum had always wanted to write, but life and kids kind of got in her way. She’s always been my most ardent supporter and, when I need it, my toughest critique!

[SK]: What were the challenges (research, literary, psychological, and logistical) in bringing your latest story to life?
[NP]: Research was limited in the first book, but I’m having to delve a little deeper into history in the next one, Bad timing. I think my biggest hurdle, and one I perhaps share with a lot of writers who are still working full time in other industries, is time. It’s a hard slog to include writing and editing and then promotion into a ‘normal’ schedule, yet still have some semblance of a life too. I had to make certain sacrifices to have the time to breath life into the characters and tell their stories.

[SK]: What’s on your main character’s playlist?
[NP]: I listen to music whilst writing so I have a massive playlist for each book I write! But if boiling it down to just Britannia it would be:

  • Billy Idol – Rebel Yell
  • Sex Pistols – God Save the Queen
  • Young Guns – Bones
  • Linkin Park – A Light That Never Comes
  • Florence and The Machine – Never let me go
  • Fluke – Atom Bomb
  • The Silent Comedy – Bartholomew
  • Rock Star – NERD
  • Missy Higgins – Where I stood

[SK]: Are you like any of the characters in your stories? How?
[NP]: I do include characteristics of myself, as I think most authors do (either deliberately or subconsciously) I’m not sure I’d be much good in a zombie apocalypse – I’m terrible at making quick decisions and I would have killed Nicholas on the spot!

[SK]: What’s your secret addiction?
[NP]: I’m kind of a shop-a-holic! And I also have a problem with chocolate – especially in pudding form.

[SK]: Favorite car?
NP]: My own – I have a silver Peugeot 107. I don’t believe in flash cars; In my opinion they use too much gas and are more for status and ego enhancing than anything else. My little 107 gets me where I want to be, all be it a little slower than a Jag!

[SK]: Do you have any pets?
[NP]: Not at the moment. I did have a dog, Bob but he died a few years ago. I haven’t had the heart to replace him, and to be honest I am not in a position to properly look after an animal where I live now.

[SK]: Do you write in total silence or with music or some other distraction?
[NP]: I tend to write with music, but am also a bit of a hobo writer. I write in cafes and restaurants as well as at home, so have no real ritual to speak of, save for the lack of one.

Awesome! Thanks so much to Nicky for joining me. Read on to learn more about Bad Blood.

The Book

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“I am Britannia. I am your protector. I will fend off the hungry hordes of undead hands that reach toward you. I am your steadfast defender. I will stand between you and the zombie masses as they try to taste your flesh. I am strong, unyielding, and dedicated to your survival. All I ask from you… is your blood.”

A five-hundred-year-old bloody game of vengeance will need to be put on hold if vampires are to survive the zombie uprising. Britannia and Nicholas, bitter enemies and the only two surviving vampires left in London, have to work together to save un-infected humans and deliver them safely to a vampire stronghold in the Scottish Highlands. Unable to drink the zombie ‘bad blood’, the remaining vampires need the humans to stay alive. But will the vampires tell the survivors who they are and what they want from them? Will Britannia be able to hold back her vengeance for the greater good? Is survivor Josh the reincarnation of Britannia’s murdered true love? And can she bring herself to deliver him to the ‘safe’ hold? Survival instincts run deep, but bad blood can run deeper.

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I guess I’ve always been a storyteller, not in a ‘liar liar pants on fire’ kind of way, although I do work in advertising! When I was little, kids would crowd around me in the playground and I’d tell them tales of blood soaked horror filled with vampires, werewolves, ghosts and more. Yes, most would consider me a disturbed child, but my playmates couldn’t help themselves, they’d huddle around me every break time like an ancient tribe feeding off the fear; and that’s how I learned that horror stories hold a certain power, no matter what some might say, everyone is addicted to a good scare, especially if it is somewhat rooted safely in unrealistic beings… or are they unrealistic?

Writing was really a natural progression. Right now I’m obsessed with writing: a YA Urban Fantasy novel, a Paranormal Romance novella series, and several short horror stories! So I’m currently living in a functional fiction coma – and loving it!

I’ve so far been published in 5 countries: USA, UK, Australia, Ireland and Canada and had short stories included in 40 anthologies with over 17 publishers.

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The Angel Killer by Lisa Voisin / @InkSpellPublish / @lvoisin

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Hello everyone! I’m thrilled to be able to welcome back fellow Inkspell Publishing author, Lisa Voisin! Today, we have the cover for The Angel Killer. Read on to learn about this upcoming release.

About THE ANGEL KILLER

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Coming January 5, 2015

Now that she’s found him again, all Mia Crawford wants is some downtime with her fallen angel boyfriend, Michael. But the call of duty keeps him away—from school and from her—with more demons to smite than ever.

When Michael is mortally wounded by a cursed sword, Mia must perform an ancient blood ritual to save him. But the spell exacts a price. Haunted by visions of war, torture, and despair, Mia discovers the world is in more danger than she ever imagined. Behind the scenes, an evil adversary pulls all the strings.

After redemption, there’s Hell to pay.

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About THE WATCHER (Book One in The Watcher Saga)

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Series: The Watcher Saga #1

Release date: March 4, 2013 | Publisher: Inkspell Publishing

Pages: 556 | Formats: Paperback, eBook

Millennia ago, he fell from heaven for her.

Can he face her without falling again?

Fascinated with ancient civilizations, seventeen-year-old Mia Crawford dreams of becoming an archaeologist. She also dreams of wings—soft and silent like snow—and somebody trying to steal them.

When a horrible creature appears out of thin air and attacks her, she knows Michael Fontaine is involved, though he claims to know nothing about it. Secretive and aloof, Michael evokes feelings in Mia that she doesn’t understand. Images of another time and place haunt her. She recognizes them—but not from any textbook.

In search of the truth, Mia discovers a past life of forbidden love, jealousy and revenge that tore an angel from Heaven and sent her to an early grave. Now that her soul has returned, does she have a chance at loving that angel again? Or will an age-old nemesis destroy them both?

Ancient history is only the beginning.

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Excerpt

Michael leaned against the building’s stucco wall and rested his hands on my hips. Light from the store cast a warm gleam in his crystal blue eyes. He leaned in, and the draw to be close to him was a gravitational force. “Hello,” he said.

“Hello.” I had to get a grip. It’d been so long since we’d talked, I tried to focus on all the things I wanted to tell him. “We went to see Fatima.” His fingers caressed the sides of my waist, sending happy tingles through me. “You know, in her store…” To my own ears, my voice sounded raspy. I trembled.

“Cold?” He drew me closer, his mouth crooking into a grin.

Lost in him, I forgot all about Fatima. “You know damn well that’s not it.” I twined my arms around his back and touched the spot between his shoulder blades where his wings connected. Its warmth thawed my fingers.

He leaned in and brushed his lips along my jaw line. “Thought that was just me,” he whispered, and his breath tickled my neck. “I’ve wanted to do this for three days.”

Our lips met, and I melted into him, not caring that we were on the sidewalk, outside a deli with families shopping inside. Nor did I care that, being an angel, he had to follow very strict rules about contact with humans—especially contact of the relationship variety. Angels had the ability to enthrall humans with their touch, something Michael had to constantly keep in check. But I didn’t have to be enthralled to want to kiss him. That was my own doing. All that mattered right now was that he was here. With me.

He pulled me closer and the buzz of his energy filled me heart and soul, blocking out the rest of the world. My hands sought warmth under his leather jacket and found bare skin. I could feel the shiver from my touch surge through him. His mouth pressing more firmly against mine, he brushed a hand along my cheek and tangled it in my hair.

A dreamlike blur of light and color filled my thoughts. But then the image shifted to blood. His.

Giveaway

One print copy of The Watcher (US/CA/UK) OR One pre-order copy of The Angel Killer (when available) AND One $10 Amazon Gift Card

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About Lisa Voisin

lisa voisinA Canadian-born author, Lisa Voisin spent her childhood daydreaming and making up stories, but it was her love of reading and writing in her teens that drew her to Young Adult fiction.

Lisa is also a technical writer, a meditation teacher, and the leader of the Young Writer’s Club, a local writing group for teens in her home town. A self-proclaimed coffee lover, she can usually be found writing in a local café. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her meditating or hiking in the mountains to counteract the side effects of drinking too much caffeine

Though she’s lived in several cities across Canada, she currently lives in Vancouver, B.C. with her fiancé and their two cats.

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Poison Tree by Kacey Vanderkarr (Reflection Pond Series Book 2) / @kacimari

Hello folks! Today I’m welcoming back fellow Inkspell Publishing author Kacey Vanderkarr with a cover reveal for Poison Tree, the second book in the Reflection Pond series.

About the Book

Poison Tree by Kacey Vanderkarr

Release date: December 2, 2014

The road to the City of War is dangerous.

With their home in ruins, Callie and Rowan are Eirensae’s last hope of stealing the cauldron back from Fraeburdh. They must travel into the human world where the Fallen hide. The banished fae wait for Callie, desperate to sacrifice her before she comes of age.

If Callie and Rowan survive the journey, something worse looms in Fraeburdh. Rowan is destined for a dark family legacy too horrifying to accept, and his father is anxious to welcome him home. Once the truth is revealed, will Callie ever look at Rowan the same way?

Trapped between feuding cities lost in a centuries’ old war, Callie and Rowan will face their biggest rivals yet, and neither of them will make it out unscathed.

 And here’s the cover!

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Pretty cool, huh? Check out more info on Kacey below and look for the release on December 2nd!

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Book One

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Sometimes you find home, sometimes it comes looking for you.

Callie knows a lot more about pain than she does about family. She’s never belonged, at least, not until she falls through a portal into her true home. The beautiful faerie city of Eirensae doesn’t come free. Callie must find her amulet and bind herself to the city, and most importantly, avoid the Fallen fae who seek her life. Seems like a small price to pay for the family she’s always wanted.

Then she meets cynical and gorgeous Rowan, who reads the darkness of her past in her eyes. He becomes Callie’s part-time protector and full-time pain in the ass. He has secrets of his own for Callie to unravel. What they don’t know is that the future of Eirensae lies with them, and the once peaceful city is about to become a battleground for power.

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About the Author

Kacey VanderkarrKACEY VANDERKARR is a young adult author. She dabbles in fantasy, romance, and sci-fi, complete with faeries, alternate realities, and the occasional plasma gun. She’s known to be annoyingly optimistic and listen to music at the highest decibel. Kacey is president of the Flint Area Writers and the Social Media Director for Sucker Literary. When she’s not writing, she coaches winterguard and works as a sonographer. Kacey lives in Michigan, with her husband, son, and crazy cats. In addition to her novels, Antithesis and Reflection Pond, Kacey’s short fiction is featured in Sucker Literary Vol III, Out of the Green: Tales from Fairyland, and will appear in Spark Vol VII and the inaugural issue of Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things. Check out her website: www.kaceyvanderkarr.com 

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Cover Reveal: After Day One by Benjamin Levi Seims / @ben_seims

Happy Friday, peeps! Ben Seims has a new release coming out this December, After Day One, a Dystopian, Science Fiction novel for all ages. Today, I thought I’d share the cover with you. Enjoy!

About the Book

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After Day One by Benjamin Levi Seims

Publisher: Booktrope

Expected Publication: December 9, 2014

Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure

2083, John Howe a genetic, and cybernetic, enhanced cyber operations solider who came home After Day One only to find the country he fought for broken, and his wife and son murdered. By 2096 he rebuilt his home and was trying to live a comfortable life on the outskirts of the Free Territories, the Pacific North West.

That was before Sierra and Quinn. The twin thirteen year old orphans he was saddled with the minute he saved them from a fat, greasy, gypsy couple holding them. Now he’s a man who is just trying to get rid of them before they all end up dead.

As fate would have it, a super soldier and two kids with abilities that could save the country, and maybe earth, are going to be hard to separate.

The world is fragmented and looking for a hero. Some heroes come in rough packaging.

 About the Author

Ben Seims

I live in Wenatchee, WA with my wife and our three teenage boys. I work full time as a Cardiac Nurse and I am currently an Officer in the Washington Army National Guard. After Day One is my first full length Novel and is the first book in a planned trilogy.

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