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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Spotlight Sale for Engaging Kennewick and Revealing Hamilton
by Sarah Jayne Carr

**FREE FOR A LIMITED TIME**
"As a reader, I'm in awe over Sarah's writing style, the easy way she tags and bags you - without realizing it, you're hooked deep into this series, and can't put it down." - Amazon Reviewer "Sabina"


Synopsis:
Molly Kennewick is involved in a long-distance relationship with a secretive IA employee named Dane Pascall. A prior breakup gone wrong with a resident bad boy leaves a bad taste in Molly’s mouth and also leaves her on edge. A significant amount of time has passed since Axel vanished from her life, but he’s been reminding her of his presence in peculiar ways. A weekend getaway is what Molly believes she needs to clear her head, but history is waiting with bated breath to repeat itself. Can Molly resolve her past and present before her future goes up in flames?

Buy Link: Amazon




**REVEALING HAMILTON IS ON SALE FOR $0.99!!**
 "What intrigued me the most was how real the bad intentions were. Carr reveals just how horrid humans can be, and for that alone I applaud this book." - Amazon Reviewer "GothicChick"


Synopsis:
A conversation with a stranger changes Amelia Hamilton's life forever. When she learns her grandfather faked his own death, normalcy slips from Amelia's grasp. To make matters worse, he is coming for her in less than seven days. What she hasn't determined is why.

Amelia's grandfather, Marius Benedict, once headed The Physician Coalition, an elite group of doctors who threw the Hippocratic Oath out the window. Years ago, they used a low-risk medical research study as a front for their experiments. Without their consent, innocents were injected with JackRabbit7, a hazardous substance used to alter their DNA. The victims were left with less-than-desirable super-human powers or excruciating death. Years after he disbanded the group, Marius has a new plan and is reforming The Coalition.

Max, a mysterious stranger from the Insurance Agency, offers to help keep Amelia safe. He introduces The Agency as an underground government organization that contains and eliminates those who intend to harm the world. To protect The Agency, the truth of their activities are concealed and replaced with sugar-coated stories in the media.

Over the course of the next week, Amelia has to accept the truth and learn who can be trusted. At midnight on her 23rd birthday, a contract between The Coalition and The Insurance Agency will expire, giving Marius full rein to approach his granddaughter and finish the project he started with her so many years ago.

Buy Link: Amazon


The Fountain Of The Earth by H.L. Le Roy Blog Tour



Title: The Fountain of the Earth
Author: H.L. Le Roy
Series: The Fountain of the Earth
Genre: YA Dystopian
Publisher: Tranquille Press
Release Date: Nov 22 2013
Edition/Formats Available In: eBook & Paperback

Synopsis:
The first in a planned series, The Fountain of the Earth is set on the West Coast following a catastrophic solar flare that has destroyed civilization, leaving only a few people struggling to survive. After witnessing the vicious murder of her mother, Terra Vonn (15) has a singular focus—exacting revenge on the killers. But before she can complete her plans, savagery intervenes and she is cast alone into a brutal post-apocalyptic world. As she trails the men south through a land filled with cannibalistic criminals, slave traders, and lunatics, the hunter becomes the hunted. Terra quickly learns that she is neither as tough nor as brave as she thinks she is. Worse, she may be the only one who stands between what little remains of civilization and destruction.

Terra Vonn is fighting to survive in a destroyed world,
Surrounded by unspeakable horror . . .
And things are about to get much worse.

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Author Information:
H. L. (Holly) LeRoy is an American short story writer and novelist, author of the award winning Street Crimes anthology and the novel The Fountain of the Earth (Nov. 22, 2013), first in a series of young adult adventures. Born in San Jose, California, LeRoy currently resides in Pioneer, California with his family.

Author Links:
Blog ~ Goodreads ~ Twitter

Spotlight on Ashley Coughlin



Fairiechick's Fantasy Book Reader is shining a spotlight on Ashley Coughlin.
These two books are available on Amazon.com
Now on SALE!!





Synopsis:
Alyssa Cartier thought her life was boring, that nothing would ever change. She was wrong. Kidnapped by a vampire named Isaac, she's forced to choose his victims. The chance of escaping and returning to a normal life...is not happening. With time ticking down to if the vampire decides to kill her or make her one of the undead, Alyssa will have to fight for her life. With attempted escapes, and despite her boyfriend (Drake) and the detectives out looking for her, Alyssa slowly begins to realize that in order to survive, she will have to help Isaac in finding his meals each night. As more and more victims are collected, will Alyssa be able to choose her fate or will she be rescued? Will Isaac keep her to settle his quest to rid himself of loneliness...or will someone else invade his territory and put him on the line?

Buy Link: Amazon





Synopsis:
Twenty-five year old Mireille Dawson always tried to stay out of her family’s way, until she needed money. Off to visit them at Christmas, she once again clashes with most of her wealthy family, except for her brother and father that understand her liberal ways. After her father has a heart attack, a bitter fight once again brews between Mireille and her mother, forcing her to take off Christmas Eve. An accident on the road leads to Mireille meeting Brad Wright, an older teacher that has his mother living with him because she is ill. Mireille also meets the Donovans, who are taking care of a deceased friend’s deaf child, Gwyneth, amidst their own problems. Stranded in a small town and not use to closeness, Mireille will have to face her problems head on, including reconciling with her family before it’s too late.

Buy Link: Amazon


About the Author:
I'm an actress and writer - loving every minute of it!
Ashley plays Sarah in the dramedy web series Unplanned Motherhood. She is the author of Beneath the Water's Calm(under Ashley Hargrove). Also the author of In the Hands of a Vampire and Just a Bit of a Christmas Miracle. She has also published poetry. She has a Bachelor's in Business Management with a minor in Marketing. She has done many film reviews and created arts and crafts projects for children. She has studied acting with veteran actor Ed Crick (Knight Rider) and with casting director Regina Moore.

Author Links:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/AsAshley3a
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/actashleycoughlin

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunters: Council of the Hunters Cover Reveal






Title: Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunters: YA
Council of the Hunters (Book 3)
Author: DC & C. Michael McGannon      
Genre: YA Fantasy/SciFi/Action/Adventure MG 13+
Released Date: April 29, 2014
Reveal Host: Lady Amber's Tours

Synopsis
A new school year brings fresh beginnings. At least that’s what the Monster Hunters of Hunter’s Grove are hoping for. After facing down dark magic and vengeful gods in the portal village of Drakauragh, Charlie Sullivan and his band of unlikely friends look forward to a quiet, fun—and most importantly normal—first year of High School.
More than hope is needed however, as sinister activity is haunting the shadows of their once sleepy little town again.
With news of Chen’s disappearance, and an unseen force that threatens to break the protective wards surrounding Hunter’s Key, tensions quickly rise once more for Charlie Sullivan and his friends.
The five teenagers’ credibility is called into question by an elder hunter, forcing them to defend their reputations in a dangerous game where they can trust very few. Now, the reticent Council of the Hunters will convene to decide their fate as Monster Hunters.
A shocking betrayal, disquieting new figures in their own society, a corrupted nemesis, and a cloud of deception hovering over their elders all weigh heavy on the team. The Monster Hunters of Hunter’s Grove could be shut down before they have a chance to stand against the demonic shadow that threatens their bonds of friendship, loyalty, and the safety of those close to them.
Something, or someone, is tearing at the veil between our world and the Otherworld, promising to unleash Hell and prepare the way for what hunters throughout the centuries have feared would one day happen…the rise of the Ancients.


D.C. McGannon pretends to be a ninja sometimes and two of his biggest fans, his sons Michael and Nathaniel, play along with him to make him feel better about it when he does. His other biggest fan (his wife, Holly) usually nods her head in restrained agreement, walks away, and hopes nobody gets hurt. Mr. McGannon is the author of the Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunters series with his son, C. Michael McGannon. He is also at times a pirate, an alien, or simply the one who retrieves the Frisbee from the far side of the yard. D.C. lives with his family and their little Maltese dog somewhere in the Midwest, and is partial to coffee, video games, and coffee.



C. Michael McGannon is a fan. Of stories, of libraries, of books, of Japanese and British humor, of chocolate, and of Root Beer. Mr. McGannon is the coauthor of the Charlie Sullivan and the Monster Hunter series with his father, DC McGannon. He enjoys gaming, a good book, teaching his little brother Japanese, and grilled-cheese sandwiches. Especially grilled-cheese sandwiches.

Author Links:
Facebook.com/DCMcGannon
Facebook.com/CMichaelMcGannon