Monday, April 27, 2015

Three wishes. Two lovers. One destiny. Wish for Me Book @DianthaJones and @MasqTours #DjinnBlast @KMNbooks

Series: The Djinn Order, Act One
Publication Date: April 27, 2015
Genre: Steampunk Fantasy/Romance
Three wishes. Two lovers. One destiny.

When the snarky Glory St. Pierre discovers the gold mechanical vase in her deceased grandmother’s basement, she has no idea that she has uncovered a priceless treasure: a genie lamp. With a real genie inside. A very sexy genie with a not-so-sexy grudge against the entire human race.

Irving Amir hates being called a genie. He’s a Djinn, and he is none too happy to be in the service of Glory, who is as intolerable, and beautiful, as humans come. Now he owes her his gratitude for freeing him and three wishes. Damn his luck.

But an arrow through the shoulder alerts Irving to the fact that he is being hunted, and after a truce dinner with Glory ends with them both almost being killed, hating each other goes right out the window. As feelings change and love starts to develop, they must dig through the secrets and lies to find the truth...a truth neither of them will ever see coming.

WARNING: Not suitable for ages 18 and under. A significant source of bad language, sexy times, and dirty jokes. If you suffer from a lack of a sense of humor, take with plenty of wine. If the symptom persists, see a doctor.



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A. Star is a fan of dirty passion. She loves to read it, and she damn sure loves to write it. She is the author of the Mythos: Gods & Lovers series, the Djinn Order series, and the Knights of the Joust series. She is a night-owl and a coffee junkie, and the only sneaker she would be caught dead wearing are Converses.

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Brothers consume all in their paths…until unlikely maidens challenge them apiece. #BrotherPromo @TessaStockton



Publication Date: May 6, 2015
Genre: YA Romantic Fantasy
Series: The Brother's Keep (Four Novellas in One)

Four brothers are appealing in appearance and stature. Yet beneath the striking features, magnitude and charm, they are monsters, for each one of them have fallen to darkness and are cursed for all time. Possessed with unique power, along with the wrath to destroy, the brothers consume all in their paths …until unlikely maidens challenge them apiece.

Each of the four young maidens ventures out, vulnerable and alone, to battle unknown elements, demons, and strange magic. Risking all for the journey, they are set to find the demise of their monster. But the question of motive begins to infiltrate each of their minds. Are they really trying to save their people from the harm of the monster or redeem a heartless being for the sake of love? Because somehow, while daring, their own hearts are stolen in what could be the quickest path to destruction, the greatest betrayal of all.

Along the way, meet Lily of the Valley, Bright and Morning Star, Promise the King, and The Messenger, characters potentially aiding these impressionable young women who find themselves quite lost in the keeps of alluring yet unscrupulous brothers.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015

Darrien’s feeling a little foolish…The Gryphon and His Thief #8sunday #snippetsunday #SPeekSunday @KMNbooks

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Set up for this week: Calli has left Darrien handcuffed to the bed and has made her escape. Darrien is feeling sorry for himself, but that is about to change. http://www.kmnbooks.com/chapter-6-2/






Wednesday, April 15, 2015

She will be forced to choose…save her lover or save herself. Sarai's Fortune by Abigail Owens @KMNbooks @Masqtours

Sarai's Fortune
by Abigail Owen
Designed by: Debbie Taylor (The Wild Rose Press)
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: Shadowcat Nation, #2
Release Date: May 13, 2015

Zac Montclair’s first priority is to protect his people. With the escalating war between factions of shifters over land and resources, he has agreed to an alliance between his polar bears and the Shadowcat Nation of cougar shifters. But the treaty comes with a condition…he must accept one of their Seers into his Timik and put her under his personal protection.
Sarai Bouchard doesn’t need her supernatural gift to know that Kyle Carstairs’s obsession with controlling her ability will eventually result in her misery and demise. Her power is essential to her people’s survival, so when Kyle goes rogue, she’s sent to Zac Montclair to keep her safe. However, her visions reveal that while staying will lead to their becoming lovers, it also leads to his death. Leaving Zac will result in her own.
If Sarai can’t find a way to change the future, she will be forced to choose…save her lover or save herself.
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Award-winning paranormal and contemporary romance author, Abigail Owen was born in Greeley, Colorado, and raised in Austin, Texas. She now resides in Northern California with her husband and two adorable children who are the center of her universe.

Abigail grew up consuming books and exploring the world through her writing. A fourth generation graduate of Texas A&M University, she attempted to find a practical career related to her favorite pastime by earning a degree in English Rhetoric (Technical Writing). However, she swiftly discovered that writing without imagination is not nearly as fun as writing with it.

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

You Survived Your Taxes! Why not reward yourself... @RebeccaJVickery #AREBLAST BARGAINS


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My tales at Rebecca J. Vickery Publishing are:
The Gryphon and His Thief
The Gryphon and His Thief
By: Karen Michelle Nutt Published by: Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery
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Some Treasures are Priceless… A long time ago, a Gryphon shifter’s duty was to guard and protect the people of the tribes, but Darrien Andros failed to keep his human wife safe from harm. Cursed for the crime, he must guard everything in the Museum of Cursed Antiquities forever, never to truly l more...
Soul Taker
Soul Taker
By: Karen Michelle Nutt Published by: Publishing by Rebecca J. Vickery
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A vampire, a werewolf, and a Necromancer are a most unlikely team, but Garran, Harrison, and Isabella plan on putting a kink in the dubbed Soul Taker’s plans. It’s personal now. One of their friends has fallen victim to the Soul Taker’s charms, but to stop him from hurting anyone else, their e more...
VTP - Flowers and Fangs is featured in the Fated to be Yours Collection along with three other fabulous tales!
Fated to be Yours
Fated to be Yours
By: VTP Anthologies Published by: Victory Tales Press
Four complete sweet to sensual romances from four multi-talented authors in settings that are sure to warm your heart. There's a story for everyone. Let magic and myths come alive, be swept away by the historical past, enjoy a charming contemporary setting, and be lured into the paranormal world. Love awaits...

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Monday, April 13, 2015

Skeleton Marlow isn't the worst thing in the night.. Skelton Lake by Angel Kulig @angelakulig @MasqTours #SkeletonReveal


Skeleton Lake
by Angelia Kulig

Designed by: Christian Poetoe
Genre: YA Dark Paranormal Romance
Series: The Hollows Series, Book One
Release Date: October 26, 2012

Unsure if she's drowning or being saved, all Marlow wants to do is run away. Ensnared in a haunting love triangle, she realizes both boys have holes in their hearts; gaping spaces she can never hope to fill. Scars from loving the same girl, a girl who managed to stay dead. Now she is being hunted, for what she has become and what she never asked to be. Even as a Skeleton Marlow isn't the worst thing in the night-she isn't even close.

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Angela Kulig recently moved from the desert to the beach, so she's used to sand between her toes. Driven mad by the sun (or maybe all writers are mad), she produces stories faster than she can write them down. Journey into her world, where art schools harbor secrets whispered through the centuries, or skeletons with false flesh live among unsuspecting humans. At the very least, follow her on Twitter, where she can often be found communicating in the form of demotivational posters and book quotes.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Altering the past could mean the end of all humanity. Unelmoija: Paradox @elleboca @KMNbooks #urbanfantasy

KAREN: I have Elle Boca at KMN Books today to tell us about her amazing Weeia Series! Elle, tell us how you came up with this fantastic series.

ELLE: I was working on another book when Amy, the main character in the Weeia Series, approached me. Okay, it was a conversation I had with myself. But, it changed my direction. I had been working on a mystery for my first fiction work and following the "conversation" with Amy I decided to tell her story in an urban fantasy. As far as I know, it is the first urban fantasy series set in Miami (based on real life South Florida), and the first urban fantasy about superhumans. The beginning was rocky and then the whole series presented itself. While Amy and Duncan remain constant throughout each book has a slightly different tone than the others, and each one contributes pieces that tell the story until all is revealed in Unelmoija: Paradox.

KAREN: Sounds like quite an adventure I sure ubran fantasy fans will enjoy! Readers please feel free to ask Elle questions, I'm sure she'd love to hear from you. Also read on and enjoy a sneak peek of Unelmoija: Paradox.




About the Book

Amy and her friends uncover the cause of the disappearance of New Lyon, only to face their greatest challenge. Altering the past could mean the end of all humanity, while doing nothing could have dire consequences for those they love. Forced to risk everything and choose between the familiar and the unknown, even the Unelmoija may not be strong enough to evade the paradox.

Excerpt from Unelmoija: Paradox:

Before he could finish his sentence the banging restarted. He got up and was by my side in seconds. Duncan was a speedwalker, a superhuman able to walk at such high speeds as to be invisible. He had a runner's build and curly dark hair, brown with blonde highlights. His sexy brown eyes with long lashes and smooth deep voice drew attention away from a thin long scar that crossed his face.

We were Weeia, members of a secret race of superhumans. We ran into my sister Kat and our grandmother, Helen or Grams as I had begun calling her, in the hallway.

"I thought I heard someone at the door," Grams said. Her voice sounded loud in the absence of knocking. "When I came to check I found Katharina. She heard noises too." No matter how many times Kat asked our grandmother to call her by her diminutive she still called her Katharina. When I looked at the shadows behind our grandmother for her husband, she added, "Your grandfather can sleep through a storm."

The banging resumed as the four of us made our way to the front door. There was no mistake.

Someone was knocking and ringing the doorbell too.

"Who is it?" Kat asked, standing on one side of the door the way they did on television.

"It's Vlad. Open up. I need to talk to you. It's urgent," a familiar young man's voice said.
Kat looked at us. We looked back. Vlad was her one time friend until she discovered he had never been sincere. I had never cared much for him and tried to warn her that he couldn't be trusted, but she thought I was being unkind. I shrugged. Duncan tolerated him for Kat's sake, and our grandmother had never met him.

"Up to you. If you don't want to talk to him we can ask him to go away," I said, hopeful that we could settle things with a minimum of fuss and return to bed. "It's a friend of Kat's," I said to Grams.

As if he had heard me Vlad banged on the door again. He waited before yelling "I can hear you're in there. Open the door. If you don't open the door I'll knock on your neighbor's house and tell them you need help. You'll have to open the door to them."

There were only a couple of houses next to ours and one of them was vacant. It was an ineffective threat at best, but I wondered if Kat would give in if only to see Vlad again.

"You're beginning to annoy me. I don't have to do anything," Kat said. "I don't owe you anything, not even the time of day. Go ahead, knock on their door. They're armed to the teeth and they don't like strangers. They'll shoot your tail before I can count to ten. If you want me to listen all you have to do is ask nicely instead of behaving like a spoiled brat. Didn't you learn to say please growing up? Does it matter to you that you're waking everybody and not just me? Why didn't you call?" She sounded angry.

My big sister had toughened up. There was a time when I couldn't say anything about Vlad without getting a distrustful look from her. I guessed being apart from him so his spiritshifting ability didn't affect her provided her some perspective. Vlad's spiritshifting allowed him to influence others' emotions. Although Vlad had a sort of enhanced charisma, my own abilities meant I was immune to his spiritshifting. It didn't help that Vlad had disappeared as fast as he had first appeared. He didn't text or return Kat's texts or calls. She had been worried something had happened to him until she saw him walking around downtown Miami without a care in the world.

The banging stopped. I was starting to believe Vlad had gone when he spoke. "You changed phone numbers and I don't have your new number." It was true. We had changed our cellular plans. "My father has gone off the deep end. He's threatening to blow up the Saint Lucie Nuclear Plant. I need to talk to you."

"What's the Saint Lucie nuclear plant?" Kat asked the question that was on my mind.

"It's one of two nuclear energy plants the power company owns in Florida. They have three more nuclear facilities in other states." To our surprise it was Owen, our grandfather, who answered. I hadn't even heard him arrive. "In the plants, they generate energy by splitting uranium atoms, a radioactive element I'm sure you've heard of, in a process called nuclear fission." Who knew he was so well informed about our local power company? "Their properties are well guarded. It would take technical knowledge and powerful abilities to disrupt them. Is Vlad Weeia?" Small lines on his forehead creased in a worried expression. "Is his father a Maximus?"

Kat and I had met our grandparents months earlier and we were still getting to know them. Several weeks before, following the sudden death of our mother during an attack by a radical group of Weeia who were trying to kill me, they interrupted their nomadic lifestyle to be with us. Duncan had moved to Miami from Seattle for the same reason. As far as I could tell, our grandfather was the silent type.

He was quiet for the most part, speaking only when he had something to say and valued the listener's opinion. He waited for Kat's reply.

"Yes, they're Weeia. Sorry he woke you with his ridiculous outburst," Kat said. "He's Russian. Maybe they do things that way there or it could be he is just rude. I don't know if his father is Maximus, but I know Vlad is seriously afraid of him. My impression is that he's a wealthy and powerful man,"

"And, rather unhinged," I added. "He's got an unhealthy dose of loco in the head." Using my index finger I drew circles in the air near my head to emphasize the point.  

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Other books in the series are: 
Amy. Pretty, intelligent, with newly acquired superhuman skills, she lives in a historic Miami waterfront estate. She's about to discover that isolation, youth and extraordinary abilities may not be enough when someone wants you dead…


In book two of the Weeia series, Unelmoija: The Mindshifer, Amy’s courage is put to the test. Will her new found allies, human and Weeia, help her? What of Duncan, her love interest? Who is the half demented man torn between killing and hugging her?  


Loi, an amplifier able to help young superhuman Weeia develop their abilities, is found dead of mysterious causes. Amy, like Loi, may be an amplifier. If she gets involved she might be next. Should she risk her life to help Weeia youth unlock their abilities?
 
 Amy’s past is catching up with her in a way that could only happen to a Weeia. She is drifting in her own timeline and must be careful not to change anything or she may never find her way to a familiar present. Will she and her friends solve the mystery in time for Amy to realize her ultimate destiny?






About the Author:
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Elle is the author of the Miami Weeia urban fantasy series about superhumans. Elle makes her home with her king cat husband in South Florida. When not writing and creating fantastical beings she likes photographing nature and wildlife, eating baked goods, watching movies, and dreaming of going on safari. Growing up the only child of a monkey mother and a rabbit father she learned to keep herself entertained and spend time reading.