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Cover Reveal: Hereditary by J.A. Belfield

Hereditary: A Holloway Pack Mini

Coming August 13th 2014

 Woot! Here is the purty cover!

Hereditary (Holloway Pack, #2.7)

Title: Hereditary

Series: Holloway Pack

Author: J.A. Belfield

The trouble with one-night stands: you never know who—or what—you’re sleeping with.

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Being a parent isn’t an easy ride. Even more so for single mum Shelley Lewis.

When her thirteen year old son’s hormones kick in, she’s faced with his immense growth, insane sweat, and ridiculous hairiness, not to mention all the normal teenage issues.

Discovering her only son isn’t human on top of those is the shock of a lifetime, and Shelley knows she’s the only one to blame.

It may be too late to save her son from her mistakes, but she can still try to save Gabe from himself.

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For fans of J.A. Belfield’s Holloway Pack series, Hereditary is a look back at the origins for characters met in Resonance.

 

Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22130612-hereditary

So good! You’re going to want more, trust me …

Other books in the series: https://www.goodreads.com/series/60824-holloway-pack

*** Note: Hereditary is an adult, short story that can be read independently of the series and will be available for FREE!

About this author:

 

 

One day, a character and scene popped into J. A. Belfield’s head, and she started controlling the little people inside her imagination, as though she were the puppet master and they her toys. Questions arose: What would happen if …? How would they react if …? Who would they meet if …? Before she knew it, a singular scene had become an entire movie. The characters she controlled began to hold conversations. Their actions reflected the personalities she bestowed upon them. Within no time, they had a life, a lover, a foe, family … they had Become.

One day, she wrote down her thoughts. She’s yet to stop.

J. A. Belfield lives in Solihull, England, with her husband, two children, three cats and a dog. She writes paranormal romance, with a second love for urban fantasy.

 

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FORGED IN FIRE Cover Reveal!

Here it is, guys! Friend and agency sister Juliette Cross’s newest release is coming soon and in a big way.

So excited!  Her writing is amazing. If you love fantasy and romance (adult) you’ll want to get this one.

FORGED IN FIRE …

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New Orleans at night can be a magical place. High energy. Hot music. Hotter men.

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But there’s a reason this city carries a haunted, mystical aura when the streets clear and the mist rises. There’s a reason one shouldn’t stray too far alone…like I did.

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Who am I? Genevieve Drake.

I’m not the helpless kind of girl. Never needed a man to come to my rescue. That is, not until my twentieth birthday when some dude nearly chokes me to death in an alley. A hot stranger saves me by splitting the dude in half, ripping a monster from inside, and then incinerates it into ash.

The hot guy? Jude Delacroix—Dominus Daemonum, Master of Demons. Now my guardian, whether I like it or not. But I’m seriously beginning to like it.

The dude choking me? One of many demons from the underworld trying to abduct or kill my ass. As the prime target of the demon prince, Dante, who has all kinds of lascivious and sadistic plans for me, I now have no problem accepting Jude’s protection.

Why me? I’m a Vessel, one who is born to serve the light but can be corrupted and used as a weapon for darkness. Until that fateful night, I had no idea this world even existed.

Now, I just want to survive it.

 

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COMING JANUARY 2015. SAMHAIN PUBLISHING.

JULIETTE CROSS

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***Note: Forged in Fire is an adult romance novel. Mature themes. 


Cover Reveal: Purr-fect Mating by Sheryl Winters

One of the talented Sisters of The Traveling Pens has a new story coming.

The cover!

Purr-fect Mating
Lil Genie Series Novella
Paranormal / Romance
By Sheryl Winters
Publisher: Roane Publishing
Release Date: July 21, 2014

Fhina and Wulfar have a little problem.
 
On their wedding night, at the stroke of midnight, Wulfar changes into his shifted wolf form and cannot shift back. Not even to communicate with the woman he loves.
 
Fhina upon waking the day after their mating, no longer recognizes her mate. Pregnant and confused, she’s convinced herself that her mate has run away and left her to live alone. With his dog.
 
Can they find a countercharm before Fhina gives birth? Will Wulfar be able to curb his inclination to run?
 
Or will their mutual curses break their love before it’s really even started.
 
~~~oOo~~~

About Sheryl Winters

I’ve never set out to be an author. Only a story teller. Some days I succeed better than others.
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Purr-fect Mating’s blog tour is now scheduling. Click on the image for more details.

Love’s Sorrow Giveaway and Top Ten !

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Hi everyone!

I want to share a romantic new book out by my ‘Sister of the Traveling Pens’ partner and author extraordinaire, Terri Rochenski.

The book is getting fantastic reviews, yo. Check it out!

 

Title:  Love’s Sorrow (Means of Mercy #1)

Love's Sorrow (Means of Mercy #1)

 

Publisher:  Roane Publishing

Release Date:  April 21, 2014

Keywords:  Sweet, Historical Romance

 

Blurb:

Hired as a nanny for her cousin’s children, Anne Tearle finds security and a loving family. The children are a dream, but London society is a world of its own, one where a displaced farm girl has no business being. But, wealthy rake, Gavin MacKay, helps her to see associating with the upper class might not be as horrid as she first assumed.

 

Like all things worthwhile, love comes at a price, and the cost soon bestows more anguish than joy. Lost, but not undone, Anne must find the courage to begin life anew, or succumb to sorrow’s unrelenting waves of grief.

 

Woot! For giveaway enter here:

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Bio:

Terri started writing stories in the 8th grade, when a little gnome whispered in her brain. Gundi’s Great Adventure never hit the best seller list, but it started a long love affair with storytelling.

Today she enjoys an escape to Middle Earth during the rare ‘me’ moments her three young children allow. When not playing toys, picking them back up, or kissing boo-boos, she can be found sprawled on the couch with a book or pencil in hand, and toothpicks propping her eyelids open.

 

Ms. Rochenski’s Links:

Website Blog Facebook Twitter Goodreads

 

Link for Love’s Sorrow on Goodreads:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21455386-love-s-sorrow

 

And now without further ado …

here are Terri’s top ten romantic book moments!

 

1. Darkness & Light by J. A. Belfield  –  “My name’s Sean, Jem. I’m Sean.”  *swoon*

2. Devil In Winter by Lisa Kleypas  –  Who doesn’t love a story of a girl marrying to escape the clutches of an evil family? When Viscount St. Vincent rescues Evangeline…sigh.

3. The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger  –  While a lot of reviews complain of the decade jump in the final chapter, I enjoyed that moment Clare knows Henry is finally gone for good. Sad, but oh so romantic.

4. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë  –  When Jane returns to find Mr. Rochester and loves him regardless of his hideous disfigurement and blindness.

5. The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks  –  When Allie finally recognizes Noah over dinner and tells him that she loves him. Major tears.

6. Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers  –  The entire book really, but especially when Sarah kneels before Michael’s feet in the end.

7. Dreaming of You by Lisa Kleypas  –  Derek Craven’s melt down.

8. Outlander by Diana Gabaldon  –  This book had a few, but when Jamie insists Claire returns to Frank and she decides to stay is one of the best choices ever made by a fictional heroine IMO.

9. The Thorn Birds by Colleen McCullough  –  When Meggie and Father Ralph finally figure it out. Sure, it causes a boat load of heartache, but that’s what we desire as readers, isn’t it?? Well except for him dying in her arms.

10. Romeo and Juliette by William Shakespeare-  Of course this one MUST be on the list.  “For never was a story of more woe / Than this of Juliet and her Romeo.”

Sigh, those sound fantastic, and so does your new book 🙂 

Thanks so much for stopping by, Terri!  


Cover Reveal: Arcana by Jessica Leake

Writing friend and amazing critique partner Jessica Leake has a book coming soon!

I’m so excited for her. Her book is truly awesome, guys!

And here is her gorgeous cover!!!

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Release Date: November 4, 2014

 

Book Summary:

 

A romantic, suspenseful, genre-bending debut set in Edwardian London.

Amid the sumptuous backdrop of the London season in 1905, headstrong Katherine Sinclair must join the ranks of debutantes vying for suitors. Unfortunately for Katherine, she cannot imagine anything more loathsome—or dangerous. To help ease her entrance into society, Katherine’s family has elicited the assistance of the Earl of Thornewood, a friend and London’s most eligible bachelor, to be her constant companion at the endless fetes and balls. But upon her arrival in London, Katherine realizes there will be more to this season than just white gowns and husband hunting.

Through her late mother’s enchanted diary, Katherine receives warning to keep hidden her otherworldly ability to perform arcana, a magic fueled by the power of the sun. Any misstep could mean ruin—and not just for her family name. The Order of the Eternal Sun is everywhere—hunting for those like her, able to feed on arcana with only a touch of the hand.

But society intrigue can be just as perilous as the Order. The machinations of the fashionable elite are a constant threat, and those who covet Katherine’s arcana, seeking the power of her birthright, could be hiding behind the façade of every suitor—even the darkly handsome Earl of Thornewood.

With so much danger and suspicion, can she give her heart to the one who captivates her, or is he just another after her power?

 

Doesn’t it sound wonderful? 

 

Author Bio:

 

Jessica Leake has been in love with historical England ever since her first literary crush: Mr. Darcy. After embarking on a quest to bring her own intriguing and headstrong characters to life, she decided to quit her day job as a clinical therapist and spend her time weaving arcana with words. She lives in Greenville, SC with her brilliant husband, three painfully cute children, and two mischievous dogs. She invites you to visit her at jessicaleake.com.

 

 Check it out!

Links:

 

http://jessicaleake.com

www.facebook.com/authorjessicaleake

www.twitter.com/jessleake

www.amazon.com/Arcana-A-Novel-Jessica-Leake/dp/1940456142/

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20344642-arcana


UNNATURAL Blog Tour and Giveaway!

Come see!

Unnatural (Holloway Pack #4)

Unnatural (Holloway Pack, #4)

Good Reads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21398526-unnatural?from_search=true

Whoo hoo! The book is out of it’s cage, ya’ll!

I love this cover. So powerful! 

Blurb:

Unnatural. One word to sum up werewolf Kyle Larsen—his mood swings, abnormal body, and choice of female.

The first two, he blames on the vampire venom.
The third, though? No, feline shifter Brook Nicholls was all his doing—a female of whom the pack will never approve.

As part of the Coalition, an organisation with even stricter rules than the pack and a rigidly warped sense of responsibility, Brook comes with a whole lot of opposition of her own.

No wonder the two of them keep their relationship secret for as long as they can.

Now, distanced from his family by his own indiscretions, Kyle’s left to fight battles he’s unsure how to win—some of them even against his own pack.

Is one woman really so important that he’s willing to defy his Alpha for her?

If his heart has any say in the matter, the answer will be yes.

 

Want to win stuff? I knew you were up for that 🙂 

 

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Enter to win here!

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Good luck, you guys!

 

J.A. Belfield

About the lovely author:

One day, a character and scene popped into J. A. Belfield’s head, and she started controlling the little people inside her imagination, as though she were the puppet master and they her toys. Questions arose: What would happen if …? How would they react if …? Who would they meet if …? Before she knew it, a singular scene had become an entire movie. The characters she controlled began to hold conversations. Their actions reflected the personalities she bestowed upon them. Within no time, they had a life, a lover, a foe, family … they had Become.

One day, she wrote down her thoughts. She’s yet to stop.

J. A. Belfield lives in Solihull, England, with her husband, two children, three cats and a dog. She writes paranormal romance, with a second love for urban fantasy.


Danielle E. Shipley Guest Post and J. A. Belfield Unnatural Giveaway!

Inspired

Inspired

by Danielle E. Shipley

Release Date: March 17, 2014

Target Reader: Adult

Keywords: Fiction

Blurb:

For a muse like Lucianíel, one story’s end is another’s beginning.  In the wake of his author’s sudden death, Luc takes ownership of her surviving creations—four fantastical characters with tales yet to be told—saving them from unwritten lives crumbling around them and giving them a second chance at a literary future.  Luc finds that chance in the unsuspecting mind of Annabelle Iole Gray, a quirky teen with her head in the clouds, nose in a book, and imagination ripe for a brilliant muse’s inspiration.  Or so he hopes.  Neither Luc nor Annabelle, however, realize all they’ve undertaken. Even with a to-write list including accounts of a shape-shifting cat creature, gentle knight-in-training, vigilante skater girl, and a mystery boy smothering in unspoken fear, the most remarkable saga created between author and muse just may turn out to be one stranger than fiction.  Their own.

 Purchase links:

http://www.amazon.com/Inspired-Danielle-E-Shipley/dp/1937744434/

http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/inspired-danielle-e-shipley/1118887915

http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/inspired-14

 

INSPIRED Guest Post for Julie Reece: My favorite type of hero and why

By Danielle E. Shipley

 

When asked about my favorite type of hero, my first instinct is to answer, “Good heroes! Through-and-through good. Heart-of-gold good.” My reflexive desire is for a black-and-white world where heroes are heroes, villains are villains, what you see is what you get, and everyone takes sides accordingly.

 

But that’s only what part of me wants. Meanwhile, on the other side of my brain, there exists a craving for complexity and bothersome shades of gray. And I think that must be the side in charge of picking my favorite heroes, because just look at the favorites of my childhood:

 

Disney’s Aladdin, a thief and a liar. Sherlock Holmes, never averse to breaking and entering, or to compromising his health with substance abuse. Bugs Bunny, who rains Acme dynamite and grand pianos upon any poor fool who dares to cross him. Perfect role models? Yeah, no, not quite.

 

What is it, then, that draws me to a hero? That makes me love and embrace them, despite any glaring shortcomings? I value a clever hero. A daring hero. My apologies to the black-and-white ethical side of my brain, but I really love a thief. But not just any kind of petty crook will do. My top choice is a Robin Hood of a hero – the kind who bends the rules when he views them as too broken to follow. Someone who would rather do wrong for the right reasons than right for the wrong ones. Someone who cares enough about people – even strangers – to take risks to make their lives better, and who maybe even has a bit of fun with the danger while he’s at it.

 

I still prefer them to have that golden goodness at the core of them, too, but who knows? Maybe a little mischief or a “bad boy” streak mixed in just makes the golden bits shine all the brighter for me. What makes a hero shine brightest for you?

About this author:

Danielle E. Shipley’s first novelettes told the everyday misadventures of wacky kids like herself. …Or so she thought. Unbeknownst to them all, half of her characters were actually closeted elves, dwarves, fairies, or some combination thereof. When it all came to light, Danielle did the sensible thing: Packed up and moved to Fantasy Land, where daily rent is the low, low price of her heart, soul, blood, sweat, tears, firstborn child, sanity, and words; lots of them. She’s also been known to spend short bursts of time in the real-life Chicago area with the parents who home schooled her and the two little sisters who keep her humble. When she’s not living the highs and lows of writing young adult novels, she’s probably blogging about it.

 

 Did you think that was all? Foolish mortals, check it out!

 

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UNNATURAL RELEASES TODAY!

Unnatural

Unnatural. One word to sum up werewolf Kyle Larsen—his mood swings, abnormal body, and choice of female.

The first two, he blames on the vampire venom.

The third, though? No, feline shifter Brook Nicholls was all his doing—a female of whom the pack will never approve.

As part of the Coalition, an organisation with even stricter rules than the pack and a rigidly warped sense of responsibility, Brook comes with a whole lot of opposition of her own.

No wonder the two of them keep their relationship secret for as long as they can.

Now, distanced from his family by his own indiscretions, Kyle’s left to fight battles he’s unsure how to win—some of them even against his own pack.

Is one woman really so important that he’s willing to defy his Alpha for her?

If his heart has any say in the matter, the answer will be yes.

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To celebrate Unnatural‘s release, CAGED, Holloway Pack 3 is on SALE!

The UNNATURAL Blog Tour begins tomorrow, and throughout the duration of the tour, CAGED will be available for just 99c.

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To grab your own copy of UNNATURAL, click on any of the purchase links below.

 

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Best known for her Holloway Pack Stories, J. A. Belfield lives in Solihull, England, with her husband, two children, two cats and a dog. She writes paranormal romance, with a second love for urban fantasy.

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