Wednesday, 29 April 2015


COVER REVEAL: A Castle For Dragons by Julie Wetzel

 

Crimson Tree Publishing has a new cover reveal for the DRAGONS OF ETERNITY Series by Julie Wetzel. This exciting Romantic Fantasy series has its first novel— ON THE WINGS OF ACCIDENTAL DRAGONS— releasing in June 2015. Below is the cover reveal for the second book to release in the series called A CASTLE FOR DRAGONS. This is a first archive—or prequel— for the DRAGONS OF ETERNITY Series.

Ebook - Castle for Dragons
 
 
Release Date: August 11, 2015
With a dragon ravaging the countryside, the Prince of Dragons sends out his best man, Patrick Mylan. His orders—secure an abandoned castle and stop the foul beast from stealing more maidens. This shouldn't be an issue for an Elite of Eternity
But there is more going on than there seems. When other dragons are sighted in the area, the town sends their maidens to their new lord for protection. Patrick's life just became a lot more complicated. With the dragon he's hunting acting odd and a castle filled with women distracting him, how is he supposed to do the job he was sent for? And what are the ladies going to do when they find out he's the other dragon in the area?
A Castle for Dragons is a prequel novel to On the Accidental Wings of Dragons by Julie Wetzel.

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When Michael Duncan is sent to investigate the disappearance of several dragon subjects, he finds himself in a bind. Locked in a dungeon, his only hope lies wrapped in a bundle of cloth tossed at his feet. One kiss and his life is changed forever. Hunted by his own people for crimes he didn't commit, Michael has to learn a whole new life at the hands of a beautiful woman. Can she help him clear his name, or will just being in her presence get him sentenced to death?
Carissa Markel doesn't know who this man chained to the wall is, but he's her only chance for escape. She has power, but, born without a voice, she lacks the means to wield it. One choice, made in desperation, sends them running for his life. Does she have the strength to help him clear his name? And what will her brother, the King of Dragons, do if he finds out what she's done? That's immaterial, the real question is… can she keep her hands off him long enough to find out?

Monday, 20 April 2015

Cover Reveal of A Faerie's Secret by Rachel Morgan








Cover Photography by Regina Wamba @ Mae I Design
A Faerie's Secret, by Rachel Morgan
YA Fantasy
Coming June 16, 2015

It's been ten years since Lord Draven fell. Ten years since the enchanted winter came to an end and fae across the realm began piecing their lives back together. Ten years since a now-forgotten foe was thrown into a faraway prison and began planning his next move ...

Join beloved characters and new heroes as the bestselling Creepy Hollow series continues!


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Thursday, 16 April 2015

Cover Reveal: Vampire Affliction by Eva Pohler and Giveaway

Vampires, Demigods, and Gods--Oh, My! It's time to reveal the cover for the second book in Amazon bestselling author Eva Pohler's The Vampires of Athens series.



VampireAfflictionebookfinal Gertie has become friends, and has possibly fallen in love, with both a demigod and a vampire, who happen to be at war. Although she sympathizes with the vampire uprising, she distrusts the leaders, especially when they plan to kill humans to cull out the demigods before ambushing them. As the three unlikely friends discover that neither side is perfectly good or evil or right or wrong, they work together to try to bring about the best outcome; but, when their parents and the gods undermine their efforts and hang them out to dry, the three teens realize they're on their own and no one will save them. To celebrate the reveal of Vampire Affliction:The Vampires of Athens, Book, Two, we are giving away a $50 Amazon gift card! You can enter the Rafflecopter widget below each day through April 21st, which is PARTY DAY! If you haven't already joined the party, you can do so here! We are also celebrating by running a special on the first book in the series. For a limited time, you can purchase the first book, Vampire Addiction, for 0.99 cents! Go here for purchase links, or click on the image below to go directly to Amazon.












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Tuesday, 14 April 2015

Review: Crystal Deception by Doug J. Cooper

 

Title: Crystal Deception

Author: Doug J. Cooper

Genre: Science Fiction/Mystery/Thriller

Series: Crystal Series

Purchase book on: Amazon

 

Book Blurb

Criss lives in a special kind of prison. He can see and hear everything around the world. Yet a mesh restrains his reach and keeps him cooperative. His creator, Dr. Jessica Tallette, believes his special abilities offer great promise for humanity. But she fears the consequences of freeing him, because Criss, a sentient artificial intelligence with the intellect of a thousand humans, is too powerful to control.
…..Guided by her scientific training, Tallette works cautiously with Criss. That is, until the Kardish, an otherwise peaceful race of alien traders, announce they want him. With technologies superior to Earth’s, the Kardish express their desires with ominous undertones.
…..The Union of Nations is funding Tallete’s artificial intelligence research, and she turns to them for help. Sid, a special agent charged with leading the response, decides Earth’s greatest weapon is the very AI the aliens intend to possess. But what happens when an irresistible force meets an immovable object? And what is humanity’s role if an interstellar battle among titans starts to rage?



Book Excerpt

Relaxed from exhaustion and beer, the three strayed from shop talk. Jack regaled Cheryl with story after story of adventures he and Sid had experienced together. Their wild exploits amused her, and even correcting for embellishment, she was amazed at the places they’d been, the chances they’d taken, and the impact they’d made.
…..As she listened, two things fascinated her. The first was personal. It appeared to her that Jack’s stories were supportive of Sid. Sid was sophisticated. Sid was calm and cool. Sid led the way. Sid saved the day. She wondered what Jack knew about their previous relationship and if he was somehow trying to repair past damage.
…..The second was professional. She noticed that once a minute, Jack scanned the room. He never stopped talking or laughing or being a part of the group. But it seemed as if he were tracking everyone in the pub, mentally recording their location and what they were doing. She watched him do this over and over, and then became curious if Sid did it as well.
…..She shifted her position in the booth so she could see Sid more directly. Given the tight seating, her movement caused her leg to push against his. He turned to look at her and saw her looking at him. He smiled and patted her knee. Wrong message, she thought. I wasn’t playing footsies.
     Story time continued, with Jack relating yet another fantastic tale. And then she saw Sid scan the room. He did it just like Jack, only shifted by half a minute. He had Jack’s back and Jack had his. They were partners.
…..She was happy for Sid that he had found his place in life, though she couldn’t deny the emotional tug-of-war that battled in her head and heart that it didn’t include her. Yet at this time and in this situation, she chose to enjoy the moment.



My Review:

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My rating: 5 of 5 stars

WoW! Just so freaking Cool!! I loved the book! I'm just sad I finished it. I didn't wanted the book to end lol! The story hooked me and forced me to complete the whole book instead of reading few chaps a day or two. I've got exams coming up and thought it would be nice to read few chaps but I couldn't keep my mind wandering to the book. It is totally hooking and thought to complete the book so I could concentrate on my studies :P. The plot is so amazing!! How one thing happened and it leads to other advantage. How every thing panned out, it's so cool!
And all the anticipation whether Criss would deceive them or not in the beginning I was on the edge of my seat not to believe him due to the title. And the power Criss would have if given full power. It was mix of I Robot and Independence Day. And I love these movies!!! They are my fav! The motives behind the arrival of Kardish. It was all my fave genres put together; sci-fi, mystery, suspense, thriller.
I just can't wait to know what happens next. I couldn't sleep last night cuz I was excited how the story was going to end and was dreading if it would be cliffhanger, which it wasn't. I'm looking forward for the series!! A Definitely Must Read!!
*I received the book in exchange of an honest review.*

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Crystal Horizon: A Short Prequel to Crystal Deception


                                                                       
And you could also try out the prequel of the series Crystal Horizon which is free! You can find it on Amazon or on the Author Site Here

It is about Sid and Cheryl's story who are among the main characters. How they first met and what happened.


                                                           

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Author:

As a young child, Doug stood on a Florida beach and watched an Apollo spacecraft climb the sky on its mission to the moon. He thrilled at the sight of the pillar of flames pushing the rocket upward. And then the thunderous roar washed over him, and shook his body and soul.

Since then, he has explored life as an educator and entrepreneur. He enjoys telling inventive tales, mentoring driven individuals, and everything sci-tech.

In his new book, Crystal Deception, Doug swirls his creative imagination with his life experiences to craft a science fiction action-adventure story with engaging characters and a plot line with surprises.

He lives in Connecticut with his wonderful wife and with pictures of his son, who is off somewhere in the world creating adventures of his own.



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Monday, 13 April 2015

Cover Reveal of  Kissing Madeline By Lex Martin and Giveaway

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Title: Kissing Madeline (Dearest, #3)
Author: Lex Martin
Release Date: April 27, 2015
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Cover Design by: Krista Ritchie
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Blurb
What’s the worst thing about wanting a sexy NFL football player? Everyone else wants him, too. After catching my boyfriend getting deep-throated by a skanky cage girl, I’ve learned my lesson – never date a professional athlete. Never. Besides, I have more important things to worry about, like not blowing my shot to make it as a broadcast reporter. I won’t let anything get in my way, not even the new “it boy” of the NFL and my hot-as-hell neighbor. What's the worst thing about getting death glares from his new neighbor? It doesn't make him want her any less. I’ve worked my ass off to make it to the pros. The last thing I need is the complication of a relationship, especially since my last one was a total train wreck. But I can’t stop thinking about the feisty girl next door with the smart mouth. And I’d love nothing more than to show her what to do with that mouth. Friends with benefits might be the best idea he’s ever had. Or the worst. Kissing Madeline is a companion novel to DEAREST CLEMENTINE and FINDING DANDELION. Each book is a stand-alone. 

  
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Lex is giving away an ARC-A-DAY in her fan group until Kissing Madeline releases on April 27. You can join here http://on.fb.me/1oJN3mZ


Dearest Clementine  DEAREST CLEMENTINE (Dearest, #1 - Clementine & Gavin) Amazon | Nook | Kobo | Paperback  
Twenty-year-old Clementine Avery doesn't mind being called bitchy and closed off. It's safe, and after being burned by her high school sweetheart and stalked by a professor her freshman year of college, safe sounds pretty damn good. Her number one rule for survival? No dating. That is until she accidentally signs up for a romance writing class and needs material for her latest assignment. Sexy RA Gavin Murphy is more than happy to play the part of book boyfriend to help Clem find some inspiration, even if that means making out...in the name of research, of course. As Gavin and Clem grow closer, they get entangled in the mystery surrounding a missing Boston University student, and Clem unwittingly becomes a possible target. Gavin tries to show Clem she can handle falling in love again, but she knows she has to be careful because her heart’s at stake…and maybe even her life.     FINDING DANDELION (#2 - Jax and Dani) Amazon | Nook | Kobo | Paperback


Finding Dandelion Official Cover                    When soccer all-star Jax Avery collides with Dani Hart on his twenty-first birthday, their connection is instantaneous and explosive. For the first time in years, Jax isn’t interested in his usual hit-it and quit-it approach. But Dani knows better. Allowing herself a night to be carefree and feel the intensity of their attraction won’t change anything when it comes to dealing with a player. So when Jax doesn’t recognize Dani the next time he sees her, it shouldn’t be a total shock. The fact that he’s her new roommate’s brother? That’s a shock. Dani doesn’t regret that night with Jax, just the need to lie about it. Since her roommate has made it clear what she thinks about her brother’s “type” of girl, the last thing Dani wants is to admit what happened. Jax knows he’s walking a fine line on the soccer team. One more misstep and he’s off the roster, his plans to go pro be damned. Except he can’t seem to care. About anything… except for the one girl who keeps invading his dreams. Despite Jax’s fuzzy memory of his hot hookup with his sister’s friend, he can’t stay away from her, even if that means breaking his own rules. But there are bigger forces at work–realities that can end Dani’s college career and lies that can tear them apart. Jax realizes what he’s losing if Dani walks away, but will he sacrifice his future to be with her? And will she let him if he does?  
About the Author
Lex Martin writes new adult novels, the sexy kind with lotsa angst, a whole lotta kissing, and the hot happily ever afters. When she's not writing, she lives a parallel life as an English teacher. She loves printing black and white photos, listening to music on vinyl, and getting lost in a great book. Bitten by wanderlust, she's lived all over the country but currently resides in the City of Angels with her husband and twin daughters.
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Wednesday, 1 April 2015

Behind the Bar is book two in Behind the Love Trilogy


Susie and Reggie return to the Behind the Love Trilogy as the main characters in this romance. Susie and Reggie have been together since high school. When they watch good friends Dean and Leah find happiness, they both know something in their relationship must change. Susie believes that means marriage; she didn't expect it to be Reggie deciding they needed a break from one another.

While on break, a handsome publisher comes back to Victory to sweep Susie off her feet, while the voluptuous Sally Jean works her charms on Reggie. Meanwhile, the Victory Tavern owned by Reggie grows into a star attraction for the town. Dean and Leah help, and Susie’s sister Lisa returns home and provides Susie some much needed answers to the questions about their father. Reggie nearly loses everything in a bet that jeopardizes the Tavern. Secrets revealed bring more questions. When Reggie realizes Susie is the woman he loves, Susie must decide if she can ever trust him again.

Before either of them can move forward to a life together, they must realize their past does not define them. 

Reviews by TJs Virtual Book Tours Reviewers:

P.C. Zick – Behind the Bar

 

REVIEW ONE
P.C. Zick’s, Behind the Bar, is a tale of two lovers, Reggie and Susie caught in the miasma of ghosts from the past, the shadow of childhood fears and the unrealized confusion of dissimilar hopes for the future. At the start of the story, both love each other deeply while not yet with heart and soul.
Zick’s skillful blending of tension, untruths and complex relationships has the reader enthralled as each new sub-plot unfolds. High school friends with a dark secret, a woman’s buried memories from an unhappy childhood and the emotional legacy left by parents who were themselves not whole nor healthy as adults, make it clear that Susie’s fairytale dreams were only that – dreams.
When all seems lost and never meant to be, the author brings to a satisfying close, a story of love that is, always was, and should ever be. After all, when you start from the premise that two individuals, hopelessly and irrevocably in love, is the ideal precedent for marriage, the reader hopes to the very last word that it will be so for Reggie and Susie. Find out if Susie and Reggie will also have the fairy tale wedding and life together, when you read, Behind the Bar.
Though I found many aspects of the entwined relationships to be amusing, I also found the background story to many of their problems, hang-ups and attitudes equally fascinating. There’s no bond like old team mates, and there is no bond stronger than that between sisters and best friends. I recommend this book to romance enthusiasts for many reasons. One, the author captures a setting and placement in time that is presented so that it is easily visualized. The second reason I recommend this book is that the various couplings are done with a fine enough brush that the details serve to contrast and complement the varied relationships very well. Though more for any reader than just fans of romance, the qualities which clearly mark this for a romance book are crafted with refinement and care so that any reader can enjoy the reading as I did.
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REVIEW TWO
Susie is at a wedding. Her boyfriend, Reggie, comes off as being a little self-centered. He continually gets asked a certain question that he doesn’t want to answer. You’ll find that you want to yell at Susie but then you’ll realize that she won’t hear you no matter how loud you’d get.
Our author has created a book that can be a quick read but it can also be frustrating. If you have just a few hours that you want to spend reading a book then you may want to check this one out. But be warned, some of these characters can be very frustrating. You wonder how they got to the point in which we first meet them. One thing that may help is that if you haven’t read Behind the Altar, which is book one, what a great time to catch up on the series.
I found that until I got to around the halfway point, I was easily distracted. But even though I thought Reggie a total jerk, there was just something that caught my attention and I just didn’t want to put the book away. The author also had me feeling that Susie is just too good for him. Which ends up being a great incentive to see what’s in store for her characters – how is she going to finish the trilogy?
A positive about the story is that I had no trouble picturing every scene as it unfolds. A negative was how Reggie treated Susie. But then again there are men out there that do treat women that way and that just adds some realism to the story. Is it a story I would read again? If I wanted the complete trilogy experience then yes I would. If I considered it as a stand-alone would I read again? Probably not.
I just didn’t feel that Reggie and Susie had a connection that loving couples should have. And there were other interesting characters that I would love to read more about. My experience with this book didn’t turn me off from reading more of what this author has to offer. Not every writer has the same writing style and readers have to broaden their horizons and check out authors they’ve never read before. And because the book wasn’t a totally bad experience, I would go back and read book one so that I can get ready for when book three comes out.
L. Reynolds For TJs Virtual Book Tours


REVIEW THREE
This is awesome book about love and betrayal. Susie has been with her boyfriend Reggie for 5 years. When they attend their friends wedding Dean and Leah. Everyone is asking when Reggie will ask Susie to marry him. Reggie love Susie but he can not see himself as a married man, after what his father did to his mother. Reggie decides that him and Susie must take a break from each other. Susie is really hurt, Susie see Sally Jane hanging around Reggie more and more. When Susie learns that Sally Jane has gotten Reggie to agreed to book a band at the Tavern,the pain is to much for her. Sam ask Susie out when he learns that Reggie has broke it off with her. Their first date does not turn out well. Trevor comes to town and tell Reggie that he their to collect the money owe to him, little does he know that the FBI is going to arrest him.Susie heads to New York to see her sister Lisa and get away from everything, she learns that she is pregnant. Susie also wants to know what truly happen to her father, Lisa tells her all see knows and say that she needs to ask Reggie, Dean and Sam.
When Susie arrives back in town, she goes to Reggie to find out the truth. Can Susie overcome all the betrayal she experiences from Reggie and still have love for him?
OVERALL IMPRESSION OF THE BOOK: This book is a love and betrayal triangle story. The ending is surprising. This is a must read of a totally love story and romance.
V. Lee For TJs Virtual Book Tours


REVIEW FOUR
I did not read the previous book in this series, so that may be why I didn’t feel much of a connection with the characters. It has a good story line, and the character building was great. However, I didn’t feel like there was a lot of spark between the main couple. I didn’t feel like there was much passion except when they were fighting. It is more of a sweet story, then a romance. Like a movie on the Lifetime network, it leaves you warm and fuzzy from the great ending. Suzie and Reggie have come to a crossroad in their relationship. Suzie wants more than Reggie is willing to give. After Reggie suggests they take a break from each other, there is a major fight and they split up. A former crush comes back to town, and tries to tempt Suzie away from Reggie. At the same time an old friend tries to become more than friends with Reggie. During their split, secrets start to come out in the light of day in their personal and professional lives. One of these secrets ends up getting Suzie mugged at gun point. This leads to Suzie questioning a lot of things about the past. Suzie goes to her sister for answers, and ends up with more questions about their family past. Reggie is tormented about his family past as well. In the end both Suzie and Reggie have to decide if they can put the past to rest and be together, or go their separate ways. I really liked the characters in this book. They fight, argue, and forgive. There is a lot of love; I just didn’t feel much passion. It is like the main lovers were in a rut just going about their everyday lives till there was too much frustration for it to continue to be the same old thing. I liked the storyline, but it didn’t suck me in. For me it was not a book that I just had to stay up all night to read because I couldn’t stand to put it down, but I still really enjoyed it.
B. Mulder For TJs Virtual Book Tours


REVIEW FIVE
With this book, I loved the characters.
The author brought me into the story with the emotional roller coaster of life.
With the ups and downs of a relationship being told of, the main couple lived together, worked with each other,loved each other. He had problems with marriage due to his parents marriage. She had problems with trust also due to her father.
Most of the story is in a small town setting where the main characters lived,loved and grew up together. Friends became enemies, lovers did not trust each other due to the insecurities of their own. They learned that there is more to their past than what is remembered. She blocked what happened the night her father left and her mother was taken to the hospital. Her mother came home and beat her mother so badly that she lost a baby. This later left her mother depressed and no will to live.
The father , she thought left, was killed when he walked out in front of 2 of the towns fab four high schools football heros. These 2 later turned to financial geniuses, who were into gambling and loan sharking.
This story has many twists and turns, most make sense, a few are harder to understand until you get further along into the story. It keeps you turning the pages with these twists in the story.
The plot of this chapter in the series revolves around one couple, her sister and her ex, the previous story in the series main characters, getting married. This is what leads the male to believe he should not get married because of what his father told him as he was leaving his mother. “I only married your mother, because she was pregnant” the trapt man belief that he did not want to end up in.
P. Smith For TJs Virtual Book Tours

About the Author: 

P. C. Zick began her writing career in 1998 as a journalist. She's won various awards for her essays,
columns, editorials, articles and fictions. Today, she writes romance and contemporary literature with her pen drawing plots filled with love, hope and forgiveness.