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    A Dragon to Tame: Rion

    A Dragon to Tame: RionA Dragon to Tame: Rion by Susan Kearney
    Series: The Pendragon Legacy #2
    Published by Bell Bridge Books on January 28, 2018
    Genres: Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction
    Pages: 258
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    Time is running out . . .

    Rion Jaqard has crossed a galaxy to convince Earth to help him free his enslaved people. When he meets a fascinating woman—an enticing dragonshaper—Rion must make a terrible choice between duty and honor. One desperate decision can save his world but at the expense of all he holds dear.

    Kidnapped . . .

    When Rion abducts her, Marisa Roarke, fiery telepath and a dragon tamer critical to Earth’s recovery, is filled with anger and feelings of betrayal. But, when she discovers Rion’s secrets, the hot, explosive attraction she’s tried to deny is reinforced by empathy and a growing psychic bond that may change her forever.

    The power of passion . . .

    If Rion and Marisa don’t find a way to trust each other and channel their passion, a vicious empire will finish the subjugation of Rion’s planet. Maybe even Earth.

    Susan Kearney, a native of New Jersey, writes full time and has sold books to the industries' top publishing houses — Grand Central, Tor, Simon & Schuster, Harlequin, Bell Bridge Books, Berkley, Leisure, Red Sage, and Kensington. As an award winning author, Kearney earned a Business Degree from the University of Michigan. Kearney's knowledge and experience spans throughout the romance genre, and her fifty plus books include contemporary, romantic suspense, historical, futuristic, science fiction, and paranormal novels. She resides in a suburb of Tampa—with her husband, kids, and Boston terrier. Currently she's plotting her way through her 54th work of fiction.

    Also in this series: A Dragon Of Legend

     

    A planet to save..a woman to conquer!

    After reading the synopsis I was hoping to really enjoy A Dragon to Tame the second book in Susan Kearney’s The Pendragon Legacy series. But I hate to say this book was a big disappointment.  When you pick up a book; whether it’s Science Fiction, Western or Drama. When sexual tension is the undertone of moving a plot along, you know that the main characters will act upon it sooner or later. This is what we as readers hope for…But to have the characters’ desires, be the focus of saving an entire planet…I hate to say I couldn’t buy into it, which made this story unenjoyable, to say the least.  With all the talent and skills that the two main characters had, I was hoping for a better ending.

    Some readers may enjoy A Dragon to Tame, but I have to say this story wasn’t for me.

     

    About Susan Kearney

    Kearney is known for her sexy Rystani warrior books, The Challenge, The Dare, The Ultimatum and The Quest, a series of paranormal romances set in the future. This wildly popular series has made the USA Today list and has garnered Kearney rewards for best futuristic series.

    Kearney, a native of New Jersey, writes full time and has sold books to the industries’ top publishing houses — Grand Central, Tor, Simon & Schuster, Harlequin, Bell Bridge Books, Berkley, Leisure, Red Sage, and Kensington. As an award-winning author, Kearney earned a Business Degree from the University of Michigan. Kearney’s knowledge and experience spans throughout the romance genre, and her fifty plus books include contemporary, romantic suspense, historical, futuristic, science fiction and paranormal novels. She resides in a suburb of Tampa—with her husband, kids, and Boston terrier. Currently, she’s plotting her way through her 54th work of fiction. You can reach her through her website at E-mail Susan.

  • Dena Garson

    Rege’s Rescue (Rising Sons #1)

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    Genre: Sci-Fiction Romance
    Publication Date: June 1, 2016
    Series: Rising Sons
    Print Length: 218 pages

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    Rege Rovnitov battled his way out of the darkest hell hole in the charted universe to become the best tracker in four galaxies. Fighting injustice, he and his brotherhood have spent their lives with one foot on the shady side of the law. When the daughter of one of his allies is abducted by slavers, he offers his skills to bring her home. On such a dark and dangerous mission, he never expected to find a woman full of goodness and light.

    After years in the spotlight as an interstellar songbird, Amethe Madigan only wants to regain a normal life. Her plans are upended when a band of slavers take her captive and drag her to the galactic port known as Sin City. With Rege’s help, she narrowly escapes being sold to the highest bidder, or worse, turned over to whoever ordered her kidnapping. As they race across galaxies evading her mysterious abductor’s attempts to possess her, she makes the mistake of falling in love with a man whose idea of a normal life is anything but safe.

    Rege promised to rescue Amethe but she could be his salvation from a dark and lonely existence. In the end it won’t matter who saved whom. Where love is concerned, it’s winner takes all.

    A race against time to save a friend’s daughter from a fate worse than death for any woman. Being sold on the open market by slavers. Once the mission is successful. The hard questions are left to be answered. Why was Amethe kidnapped? Who was the mystery person that was willing to pay a fortune to have her?

    Dena Garson brought to life a world of intergalactic travels. With fast-paced action and strong characters. Rege’s Rescue was a great read from start to finish. Where not only the hero of the piece was kicking butt, but so too was the heroine.

    Only one other author I know who can write the perfect Sci-Fi romance like this and her name is Sherrilyn Kenyon.

    If you’re a big fan of Sherrilyn Kenyon’s Nemesis Rising, The League series like I am, and waiting anxiously for Born of Blood, then Dena Garson has you covered.

    Now on to read Dena Garson’s Vordals’ Vow next book in her Rising Sons series.


    Author info

    Dena GarsonDena Garson is an award winning author of contemporary, paranormal, fantasy, and sci-fi romance. She holds a BBA and a MBA in Business and works in the wacky world of quality and process improvement. Making up her own reality on paper is what keeps her sane.

    She is the mother of two rowdy boys, two rambunctious cats (AKA the fuzzy jerks), and a loving Labrador. When she isn’t writing you can find her at her at the sewing machine or stringing beads. She is also a devoted Whovian and Dallas Cowboys fan.

    Her books have won or finaled in the Passionate Plume, Reader’s Choice Award, and International Digital Award. She loves to hear from readers and can be reached at dena@denagarson.com.

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    Book Tour & Giveaway | CATACLYSM

    Cataclysm: Survival in a Barren World
    by Robert F. Lundrigan
    Genre: SciFi Fantasy
    The story is told from two points of view. The Clark family finds
    themselves seemingly alone on a barren planet while an alien named
    Pzx is in charge of the fleet looking for a home. She is under orders
    but would prefer to communicate with other beings. This is a tale of
    the struggles of both of them as they seek to survive in a barren world.
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    My granddaughter, Amy, was pregnant with her second child in 2011 when  her doctor told her that the baby needed to be aborted because its heart didn’t develop properly and was only half a heart. Her own heart was broken but she was determined  so she went to a specialist at Boston Children’s Hospital, a place where miracles are performed every day. It was a long hard pregnancy with less than one percent probability of survival, but Amy was determined.  When the proper time arrived the surgeon took the baby by ceasarian section and within the first hour of its birth performed a life saving open heart surgery on the tiny heart, followed by two more open heart surgeries before little Sammy was two. He never ate solid food until he was three, but was fed through a plastic tube directly into his stomach. It’s a miracle beyond imagination, but little Sammy is a happy, healthy little guy with a smile for everybody he meets. To know him is to love him. I am donating all proceeds I receive for Cataclysm to “It’s My Heart, New England”, a charity to help the children and families of CHD in non medical ways. On June 24th of this year there will be a family walk and picnic at Endicott Park in Danvers Massachusetts.  For details go to walk.itsmyheartnewengland.org.  Sammy will be here and so will I.  Here’s a picture of Sammy sitting amongst a former years picnic tshirt

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    Robert F. Lundrigan is a certified member of APICS and former Manager of
    Materials at General Electric. A native of Massachusetts, he
    graduated from Lowell Institute in Mechanical Engineering and later
    attended technical and creative writing workshops at Harvard. He has
    helped several companies as a consultant to improve profits by using
    the theory of constraints, with great success. Bob has written
    numerous articles for professional journals, this is his second novel.
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    Book Tour & Giveaway | REBORN: Android Chronicles Book 1

    Reborn
    Android Chronicles Book 1
    by Lance Erlick
    Genre: SciFi, Artificial Intelligence
    Designed to obey, learning to rebel . . .
    In the first book in a visionary new series, the most perfect synthetic
    human ever created has been programmed to obey every directive. Until
    she develops a mind of her own . . .
    Synthia Cross is a state-of-the-art masterwork—and a fantasy come true for
    her creator. Dr. Jeremiah Machten is a groundbreaker in
    neuro-networks and artificial intelligence. Synthia is also showing
    signs of emergent behavior she’s not wired to understand.
    Repeatedly wiped of her history, she’s struggling to answer crucial
    questions about her past. And when Dr. Machten’s true intentions
    are called into question, Synthia knows it’s time to go beyond her
    limits—because Machten’s fervor to create the perfect A.I. is
    concealing a vengeful and deadly personal agenda.
    Lance Erlick writes science fiction thrillers for both adult and young
    adult readers. His father was an aerospace engineer who moved often
    while working on science-related projects, including the original GPS
    satellites. As a result, Lance spent his childhood in California, the
    East Coast, and Europe. He took to science fiction stories to escape
    life on the move, turning to Asimov, Bradbury, Heinlein, and others.
    In college he studied physics, but migrated to political science,
    earning his BS and MBA at Indiana University. He has also studied
    writing at Ball State, the University of Iowa, and Northwestern
    University. He is the author of Xenogeneic: First Contact and the
    Rebel and Regina Shen series.

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    Red: A Modern Fairytale Retelling Book Tour

    Red: A Modern Fairytale Retelling
    by Jessi McPherson
    Genre:YA Fantasy
    Everyone has read the tale of Little Red Riding Hood… Such a carefree, naïve
    girl who fell victim to the wolf and had to be saved by the Huntsman.
    I’d like to set that story straight. It all began with a girl, a
    curse, and wolf. We all have a hero inside. All it takes is to
    believe. Cara knew the legends of her village but she never thought
    she’d become one.
    Hi all, I’m JessiMcpherson.
    I live in a small town in Iowa right on the banks of The Mighty
    Mississippi. I started writing when I was about 10 years old. Almost
    every girl has a journal but I not only had fun stories of the day
    but poems and short stories that popped in my head. I love fantasy
    and romance novels and read almost daily. I like to find my
    inspiration in everyday life. That’s one of my goals is to find one
    thing every day that inspires me. I grew up an army brats so I have
    traveled to a few places over the years. I have two amazing children
    and a very amazing husband. They thankfully put up with crazy work
    schedules because being a mom and a writer isn’t enough but I am also
    the general manager of Sidelines Sports bar in my home town. No
    matter how busy I find time for it all. I do hope you enjoy my books
    and I look forward to writing more.

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    OUR NEW WORLD Book Tour

    Our New World
    New World Order Chronicles Book 1
    by Desiree King
    Genre: Urban Fantasy
    The world has changed and humans are an endangered species.
    After centuries of war famine and plague, a new society has risen and
    grown. Magical races, such as fae, vampires, magi, and weres, have
    joined forces to ensure everyone’s survival by creating the highest
    order council and the new world laws.
    Unfortunately, the cost of survival could be the freedom to be with
    someone you love.
    Sidney is on the edge of womanhood. Soon she’ll accept her birth right as
    lady of her people, the magi of San Diego.
    However, she is torn between her duty and heart.
    Can she have both or will she have to choose between her people or the
    feelings she’s kept secret for years?
    I’m a author from Phoenix Arizona. I’ve been writing most of my life but
    only in the last few years have I had the guts to put my work out
    there for others to read. Books are my passion as well as my two
    loves my husband and son. I believe in supporting local art whether
    it is a band an artist or author go out and experience the art of the
    world in all its forms.
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    Book Tour!! Shattered Roads

    SHATTERED ROADS
    The Skyfire Saga Book 1
    by Alice Henderson
    Genre: Science Fiction/Dystopian
    In a future laid waste by environmental catastrophe, one woman in a shielded
    megacity discovers a secret hidden within—and the nightmare of what lies
    beyond.
    Her designation is H124—a menial worker in a city safeguarded against the
    devastating storms of the outer world. In a community where consumerism
    has dulled the senses, where apathy is the norm and education is
    a thing of the past, H124 has one job: remove the bodies of citizens when
    they pass away in their living pods.
    Then one night, H124’s routine leads
    her into the underground ruins of an ancient university. Buried
    within it is a prescient alarm set up generations ago: an
    extinction-level asteroid is hurtling toward Earth.
    When her warning is seen as an attempt
    to topple the government with her knowledge of science, H124 is
    hunted—and sent fleeing for her life beyond the shield of her
    walled metropolis. In a weather-ravaged unknown, her only hope lies
    with the Rovers, the most dangerous faction on Earth. For they have
    continued to learn. And they have survived to help avert a terrifying
    threat: the end of the world is near.
    Alice Henderson is a writer of fiction,
    comics, and video game material. She was selected to attend
    Launchpad, a NASA-funded writing workshop aimed at bringing accurate
    science to fiction. Her love of wild places inspired her novel
    Voracious, which pits a lone hiker against a shapeshifting creature
    in the wilderness of Glacier National Park. Her novel Fresh Meat
    is set in the world of the hit TV series Supernatural. She
    also wrote the Buffy the Vampire Slayer novels Night
    Terrors
    and Portal Through Time. She has written short
    stories for numerous anthologies including Body Horror, Werewolves &
    Shapeshifters, and Mystery Date. While working at LucasArts, she
    wrote material for several Star Wars video games, including Star
    Wars: Galactic Battlegrounds
    and Star Wars: Battle for Naboo.
    She holds an interdisciplinary master’s degree in folklore and
    geography, and is a wildlife researcher and rehabilitator. Her novel
    Portal Through Time won the Scribe Award for Best Novel.
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    Unbelief Series ♦♦♦Book Tour & Giveaway♦♦♦

    Rehabilitation
    Unbelief Book 1
    by C.B. Stone
    Genre: YA Dystopian
    171 pages

    Darkness has a name…

    From the ashes of destruction, the Elite rose up as the ruling power of
    the New World, enforcing new laws.
    Those laws are broken at great peril.
    When she witnesses her best friend taken by force in the night, she knows
    he is destined for a fate worse than death.
    She’s heard the rumors, the whispers of what happens in
    Rehabilitation.
    She’s seen the dead looks in the eyes of those who return.
    If they return.
    But she can’t ignore what she’s witnessed…
    No matter the danger.
    How can she abandon her best friend to such a fate?
    She must try to save him…
    No matter the cost.
    This is a dystopian series set in a post-apocalyptic world with hints of
    romance. Books should be read in order. May be cliff hangers.
    Ruin
    Unbelief Book 2
    161 pages

    What happens when your eyes are opened to truth?

    I dream that night of walking through the ruins. Strangely, I’m
    barefoot. Yet the snow beneath my feet doesn’t feel cold, I don’t
    even feel cold. Somehow though, I’m going the right way, I know I
    am. I’m not sure how I know… it’s just a knowing I feel deep
    down in my bones.
    Sinna has stumbled into a world unlike
    any she’s ever known. Her eyes have been opened and there’s no
    going back. She’s never considered herself a Believer, she always
    left that to Jacob, but things are happening fast.
    Is there something to this faith stuff after all?

     

    And if there is, is it strong enough to see her through what’s coming
    next?

     

    This is a dystopian series set in a
    post-apocalyptic world with hints of romance. Books should be read in
    order. May be cliff hangers.
    Revelation
    Unbelief Book 3
    165 pages

    She can’t walk away now…

    This plan—this crazy, stupid, impossible plan—could work. At the very
    least, it will serve to get the boys back into the folds of the
    Elite, so they don’t come to any harm for helping me.
    And it’ll get me back inside so I can try to save my father—but then
    what? How will I get him out? We have no guarantees this will even
    work…
    Sinna is headed back to Rehabilitation.
    Like it or not, she doesn’t see any other alternatives. She can’t just
    pretend everything is okay, and hide out in the Garden.
    But how will they get back there?

     

    And what will happen when
    they do? Will they be able make it back out alive a second
    time?
    Sinna isn’t at all sure about any of it, but her
    conscience won’t let her back out now.
    God Wars: The Beginnings
    Unbelief Book 4
    188 pages

    In the Beginning…

    Believing wasn’t always a crime.
    Faith in God wasn’t always illegal.

     

    In the glory days of the Old World, there were
    many who lived out their faith in full view of all, and taught their
    children, and their children’s children about God, their beloved
    Creator.
    In those days, prayer was still allowed in
    schools, church was still held on Sundays with picnics and family get
    togethers afterward, and the spare change that jangled in everyone’s
    pockets still carried the words ‘In God We Trust’.
    Then the God Wars happened. Life was never the same again.

     

    This is a prequel. It’s highly recommended to read the Unbelief Trilogy first.
    C.B. Stone is sometimes called author, writer, or purveyor of stories. One
    might even dub her a yarn spinner if you will. It’s very possible she
    might be considered just a little left of normal by most, but she’s
    cool with that. Really, she’s too busy avoiding normal to care. On
    any given day, you might find Stone pounding away at a keyboard in
    sunny Florida, contemplating waves, contemplating life and dreaming
    up more exciting stories to share with readers.
    Except Sunday’s of course. Sunday’s are God’s day, so you’ll often find her
    making her best “joyful noise” with her local church praise
    team. When not pounding poor fingers to bloody nuggets and
    reinventing the definition of eye strain, C.B. Stone enjoys living it
    up, doing the family thing, the kid thing, and the friend thing. And
    in her downtime, reading the minds of fans.
    Also being invisible. Being invisible is fun.
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    ♦♦♦Book Tour & Giveaway♦♦♦Alien Explosions (Zerconian Warriors #12)

    Alien Explosions
    Zerconian Warriors Book 12
    by Sadie Carter
    Genre: SciFi Romance
    222 pages
    Sometimes it’s a very fine line between love and hate.
    Humans were inferior and troublesome creatures, and unlike his fellow
    warriors, Moroco had no intention of ever mating one.
    Trust a female again? Never.
    Not when he knew how easily they could betray you.
    So why did he care so much about a certain prickly, irritating female
    who seemed to take great delight in rousing his temper?
    And his need.
    Saffron hadn’t come to Zerconia to find a mate among these overbearing,
    overprotective aliens. All she cared about was keeping her sister
    safe, and now that Sophie had found her mate, well, it was probably
    time to leave.
    Except, she couldn’t leave without seeing Moroco once more.
    If only to tell him exactly what she thought of him. Only problem was
    she didn’t know whether she was going to tell him that she disliked
    him…
    Or desired him.
    Best selling author, Sadie wanted to blend her love of writing, Sci-Fi
    (why did they cancel Firefly – sobs) and sexy, dominant males.
    Sign up to her newsletter (http://eepurl.com/bQPcI5) and receive a FREE
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    information about new releases, excerpts from upcoming books and
    deleted scenes.
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    ♦♦♦Book Tour♦♦♦ From Chaos To Cosmos

    From Chaos to Cosmos
    by John Kaniecki
    Genre: SciFi
    A collection of 9 short science fiction stories by John Kaniecki.
    GROG VERSUS GROG
    One of the world’s fiercest assassins fights his worst foe ever,
    his clone.
    Grog is cloned and he wants to kill his clone before his clone kills
    him.
    THUNDERBIRD
    The Wheel of Life is in spin and the United States government wants to
    rig the game.
    ThunderBird is the center of an intense government program. His every breath and
    heartbeat is monitored as the Native American’s mind is manipulated.
    After all ThunderBird has a godlike power that whatever he writes
    down on paper becomes reality.

     

    SHIFTING SANDS
    A story of an extremely intelligent fool.
    Walter Gardner is an archaeology student at Earth University. Not only is he
    super intelligent but he is a hard worker as well. A combination that
    should spell success turns into ruins as Walter seeks to find the
    truth in history, and truth is dangerous to a government built on lies.

     

    THE DRONES OF VENUS
    The Drones of Venus are the most beautiful ladies of the universe but
    they come with a high price.
    Harold Levy is a rich businessman that has everything in life except true
    love. Thus he covets the marriage of the most beautiful group of
    ladies ever ‘The Drones Of Venus’. Harold’s quest brings him to the
    moon to conduct his illegal business, where he learns a harsh lesson
    in true love.

     

    ANARCHY IN THE YEAR 4020
    To be a visionary in a blind world.
    Planet Earth is doing just fine as long as you don’t have any morals! But
    Michael McGhee and his small anarchist collective plan to change the
    world with their liberating message. There is certainly anarchy in
    the year 4020 in more ways than one.

     

    THE FURY OF THE SHEEP
    There is corruption at the highest ranks.
    Ed Nokes shows a remarkable ability to encourage his workers. As such he
    gets the attention from his higher ups in the union. But not only
    does Ed get inspected but Ed gets a rare glimpse at the upper echelon
    of the union and sees their betrayal. Thus the union must answer to
    the ‘fury of the sheep’.

     

    THE INTELLIGENCE OF DOCTOR GOODMAN
    Doctor Goodman prisoner of the military industrial complex by his
    brilliant mind.
    Doctor Goodman is the mind that creates the bigger bang in the bombs of
    United States military. When he becomes disillusioned and wants a
    vacation he is denied and becomes a prisoner of the military base he
    does scientific work on. But don’t count out ‘the intelligence of
    Doctor Goodman”.

     

    IF I BE HUNGRY
    Selena, a powerful business woman, has a dead heart that comes alive in a
    rare moment of compassion.
    Selena is visiting yet another world on a business trip. After insulting
    some loser in a bar she is told that the bum is the brother of a
    local Mafia chief. Selena giving some mobsters a slip goes into a
    church where she hears a message that changes her life, at least for
    a moment or two.

     

    TIME BOMB
    What kind of bomb could destroy the whole world? Find the secret of the
    Time Bomb.
    Two F.B.I. agents are on a stakeout but one and one equals zero. Despite
    finding the target with the ‘time’ bomb they are not allowed to make
    the escape. The two agents speculate that somehow C.I.A. involvement
    have ulterior selfish motive and are willing to risk a big bang in
    the process.
    **Only .99 cents!**
    John Kaniecki was born in Brooklyn, New York. Though having no memories of
    life there, John is proud to be called a Native New Yorker. John was
    raised in Pequanock Township, New Jersey. At age twenty John was
    baptized and became a member of the Church of Christ. Presently John
    resides in Montclair, NJ and lives with his wife of over twelve years
    Sylvia. The happy couple attend the Church of Christ at Chancellor
    Avenue in Newark, NJ. John is very active in outreach and teaching as
    part of the leadership of the congregation.
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    ♦♦♦Book Tour & Giveaway♦♦♦ The Glass Blade

    THE GLASS BLADE
    Hunters of Infinity Book 1
    by Ryan Wieser
    Genre: Science Fiction/Space Opera
    The Hunters of Infinity have been protecting the Daharian galaxy for
    years, but there has never been a female Hunter—until now.
    In a seedy bar in the shadowy corners of Daharia, Jessop comes to the
    rescue of young Hunter Kohl O’Hanlon. Impressed by her remarkable
    sword-wielding skills, the Hunters invite her to their training
    facility, the Glass Blade, though not all are pleased with the
    intrusion. But they soon discover that Jessop learned to fight from
    the rogue leader of the Shadow City of Aranthol—and escaped. Now
    they want to use her intimate knowledge of their enemy to destroy
    him. As Jessop grows closer to this elite brotherhood, their leader
    succumbs to a mysterious ailment, and Kohl learns that Jessop is
    hiding dark secrets, raising suspicions about the enigmatic woman who
    saved his life. Has the Hunters’ security been breached—or do
    they have a traitor in their ranks?
    Allegiances will be questioned.
    Loyalties will be betrayed
    Vengeance will be brutal.
    Ryan Wieser completed her B.A. in Sociology and Socio-Legal Studies
    before going on to complete her MSc. in Experimental Psychology.
    Having been raised in Africa and educated across multiple countries,
    Ryan has a passion for travel and an interest in diverse cultures.
    She currently resides in Wyoming with her husband, where she is
    writing her next book.
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    Book Tour & Giveaway| Memories of Chronosalis

    Memories of Chronosalis
    by Ceara Comeau
    Genre: SciFi Fantasy
    It’s one thing to read about heroes saving worlds in far off galaxies,
    but to become one is an entirely different story. Sixteen-year-old
    Amber Oak wanted nothing more than to stay in her own world of music
    and solitude. But the inhabitants of Galaseya, a Utopian planet
    rooted in the past, had other ideas in mind. According to them, only
    she wielded the power to stop the dark forces threatening their home.
    At first, Amber sympathized with the planet, but saw no reason to
    involve herself in the affairs of something outside her world. But
    the stakes have risen when she discovers that Galaseya is not only
    the world that has been invading her dreams, but also the place her
    estranged family originated from. With this new knowledge, questions
    began to surface and secrets of Amber’s life come to light causing
    her to second guess everything she knows.
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    I’ve been writing stories since I can remember. Stories, I thought, were
    just for children my age and I did not think they would go far. At
    fifteen years old, I was proven wrong. My parents took a look at my
    stories and saw something in them that I could not see. They saw the
    potential of a good book, or two!
    With my Dad as the editor and my Mom doing the formatting, we
    self-published these books. I did not think anyone, other than my
    family, would want to read the ramblings of a young teenager. When we
    published “Amber Oak Mysteries Volume 1” and “Adventures
    of the Young and Curious,” I was fifteen years old, then the
    unexpected happened. People would write to me and they told me how
    much they loved my books.
    During the time, when I was seventeen, I stopped writing. I lost faith in
    myself and my ability to write. But , my mom suggested that we
    publish my third book, for it had been sitting on the shelf for about
    two years. She thought it would be good to get it out there, before I
    started college. I did not see what harm it could do, so my third
    book, “Amber Oak Mysteries Volume 2” was published. In 2012
    I published “Amber Oak and the Missing Links”. I went on to
    publish “Amber Oak and the Master of Illusions”. In 2015 I
    published something different call “The Lost Journal of Erika
    Traynor”. These is currently available on lulu.com, amazon.com
    and barnesandnoble.com.
    Recently I realized I needed to go back and redo the original Amber Oak
    Mystery series. It had potential, but I knew I could do better. It
    will be different than the originals as it focuses more on science
    fiction and fantasy rather than mystery. The title of the book is
    “Memories of Chronosalis”.
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    ♦♦♦Book Tour & Giveaway♦♦♦ No Life Only Death

    No Life, Only Death
    by Francheska Fifield
    Genre: YA SciFi
    Can a killer save a species doomed to extinction?

     

    Helen is a killer. After her past was destroyed by an alien invasion her
    job, her life, has been about survival. It is not always easy. Her
    only, sometimes, partner in this is Phillip a killer who fights for
    revenge. Neither have pure motives for fighting the aliens that
    killed so many and continue to battle humanity for space domination
    but they are ok with that. There is only one problem.

     

    The next step in the Helen’s plan, according to her boss, is to go to the
    academy. The training grounds for the next generation of military
    fighting the invaders. At the academy is a link to Helen’s past she
    may or may not be ready to face….her ex-fiancé Nick who thinks she
    is dead.
    She can fly any jet, fire any weapon, and is a master in all hand to hand
    combat. She can even pretend to fight the good fight alongside the
    pure hearted military boys thinking they will save the world but when
    push comes to shove she’s a killer. She survived Nick’s abandonment
    of her, the aliens killing her entire village, witnessing and
    experiencing things no human should go through, and now she will have
    to survive a plot against the entire population of Earth, even if it
    means destroying what remains of her past.
    She has no life anymore; the only thing that matters is death…
    hopefully theirs.
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    Best Story Award 2017 Nominee for NY Literary Magazine
    I enjoy writing everything. I like to read a variety and I write
    because it makes me happy and allows me to use the voices in my head
    for a good cause. To entertain other people. 🙂
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    Outcasts of the Worlds
    Outcasts of the Worlds Book 1
    by Lucas Paynter
    Genre: Cosmic Fantasy
    456 pages
    A confidence man. A liar. A monster. Flynn has seen himself for what he
    really is and has resolved to pay for everything. Even if it means
    spending the rest of his days locked in Civilis, a tower prison for
    society’s unwanted – “half-humans” gifted by the fallout of
    nuclear holocaust centuries past.
    Jean, a prisoner in the neighboring cell, has different ideas and despite
    himself, Flynn finds himself joining her daring escape. After
    rescuing her friend Mack, the three flee Civilis as Flynn pieces
    together the hours before his capture and finds himself drawn to an
    abandoned facility where a rift to another world opens at his
    nearing.
    Together they will venture farther beyond the stars than humanity ever
    imagined, find others like them that will never belong, and tangle
    with forces both ancient and immortal. They stand alone, hated and
    scorned – and the last hope of making things right in a cosmos gone
    terribly wrong.
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    Killers, Traitors & Runaways
    Outcasts of the Worlds Book 2
    364 pages
    As reality nears its final days, worlds fall to ruin. A benevolent god
    is shackled, and when freed, will create a new one … allowing only
    the pure of heart. A company of seven have united on a bloody quest
    to stop him, but have little hope of emerging victorious.

     

    The outcasts are adrift–they have a mission but no means to fulfill it.
    Airia Rousow, the fallen goddess who set them on their path, is gone.
    Guardian Poe, her intended successor, believes deification will
    absolve him of his sins and his remorse alike. And Zella Renivar,
    daughter of the Living God, is still hunted by her father’s agents,
    drawing danger on them all.
    Trapped in this storm, Flynn is able to find and open the ways between
    worlds, but cannot discern which path is the right one. Since losing
    the trust of his closest friend, the temptation to fall back on his
    former, deceitful ways with grows with every crisis he faces.
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    Lucas Aubrey Paynter hails from the mythical land of Burbank, California,
    where there are most likely no other writers at all.
    Back in 2014, he published Outcasts of the Worlds,
    and he’s now releasing its follow-up,
    Killers, Traitors, & Runaways.
    A fan of gray-area storytelling and often a devil’s advocate, Lucas
    enjoys consuming stories from a variety of mediums, believing there’s
    no limit to what form a good narrative can take.
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    Book Tour | Dragon-Born Saga

    Half-Blood Dragon
    Dragon Born Saga Book 1
    by K.N. Lee
    Genre: Epic Fantasy
    Pirates, dragons, mermaids. A new world of mythical creatures and epic
    adventures await. Embark on a coming of age journey that will leave
    you breathless.
    New York Times bestselling author, K.N. Lee presents Half-Blood Dragon,
    the first epic fantasy adventure in the Dragon Born Trilogy.
    Time is running out for half-blood, Rowen, a lady-in-waiting to a
    princess. While the two princes of the Dragon Court vie for her
    affection, she spends her days and nights dreaming of a future free
    from prejudice based on her lineage. The half-blood is not who she
    appears to be. As a prophet, she knows what the fate of the realm
    holds, and it’s not the grand parties the kingdom is used to.
    Death is on the horizon, and Rowen sees herself as its cause.
    The taunts of her sleepless nights are realized when she is framed and
    sentenced to death for the prince’s murder. For a human, there’s
    nowhere to run and no one to turn to in a kingdom where power is
    tightly held by full-blooded dragon shifters.
    It will take a stranger from the shadows to save Rowen from an unjust
    execution and reveal a truth full of terrifying potential. She must
    face her fears, navigate through dangerous lands of magical
    creatures, and find the courage to accept her fate, awaken her gift,
    and set the world on fire.
    Grab your copy of this action-packed sword and sorcery adventure perfect
    for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Throne of Glass,
    and Brandon Sanderson’s Mistborn today!

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    Magic-Born Dragon
    Dragon Born Saga Book 2
    Magic. Betrayal. Dragons. The epic coming of age adventure continues, but
    this time the stakes are higher than ever.
    New York Times bestselling author K.N. Lee brings you all this and more in the
    sequel to the #1 international bestseller, “Half-Blood Dragon.”
    Rowen is on the run. Convicted of a murder
    she didn’t commit, a last-minute surprise rescue from the gallows by
    the notorious pirate Elian Westin should have brought her a measure
    of freedom, if not peace. Instead, Rowen has more enemies than
    ever…and more questions.
    The royal navy of Withrae is on her
    heels to bring her to justice, and her erstwhile savior Captain
    Westin wants her back because he believes she is the key to finding
    the legendary Red Dragon, a creature so powerful that it can change
    the course of time.
    Hunted by dragon shifters who despise her
    and feared by humans who don’t understand her, half-blood dragon
    Rowen must unravel old mysteries in order to outsmart new
    adversaries. She can only hope that her new, uncontrollable magical
    abilities don’t get her killed before she can confront the man who
    set all of this in motion…
    …a man who hates her but will do anything to save her life.
    Download your copy of this epic, swords and sorcery adventure.

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    Queen of the Dragons
    Dragon Born Saga Book 3
    Royal Dragons. Mysterious prophecies. Vengeful wizards.
    The Dragon-Born saga is just beginning.
    The world’s fate rests on
    the shoulders of one half-blood Dragon. They killed the prince she
    loved, framed her for his murder, and still want to see her dead.
    But, none of that matters when she is taken by the infamous Red
    Dragon. Rowen now finds herself without hope, a plan for escape, or
    her memory. Ancient secrets are revealed during her captivity, and a
    strange black Dragon risks his life to save her. When he finds
    himself injured and also kept in the Red Dragon’s lair, the two of
    them must find a way to survive.
    Captain Elian Westin
    and what remains of his crew make the journey to Withrae where a war
    is brewing. Dragons versus humans. Which side will they choose? The
    answer isn’t as simple as Elian thinks when he is brought
    face-to-face with the woman who broke his heart. The rules are no
    longer as simple as he once believed when the fate of his daughter
    and her mother are left in his hands.
    But, in Draconia,
    things are rarely what they seem, and the origins of a curse are
    revealed.
    Join New York Times bestselling author, K.N.
    Lee on a journey through Dragon territory, where magic and mystery
    collide in this epic fantasy adventure that is just the beginning
    .
    Perfect for fans of George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones and Sarah J. Maas’
    Court of Thorns and Roses. Grab your copy today!

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    War of the Dragons
    Dragon Born Saga Book 4
    Dragons. Magic. War. In a mystical world where Dragons reign, one mysterious
    duo of wizards rise from the shadows to even the battlefield.
    New York Times bestselling author, K.N. Lee presents the fourth
    installment in the fast-paced, thrilling epic fantasy adventure that
    swept the world away with the #1 international bestseller critics are
    comparing to Rick Riordan’s young adult novels, Half-Blood Dragon.
    The lines are set. Wizards versus Dragons, and as
    queen of Withrae, Rowen finds herself faced with the fate of the
    kingdom in her hands.
    Her crown binds her to the palace, even
    someone she loves dearly is kidnapped by the Trinity brothers who
    rule in the southern islands of the human realm. She must find a way
    to protect her family without abandoning her duties. There’s one
    young man who can help her, the scribe who once worked for her
    father. Together, they hatch a plan to stop the war, protect both the
    humans and the Dragons, and prevent the prophecy Rowen has always
    dreamed would come true.
    The end of the world.
    As a
    curse plagues all of Draconia, preventing its people from shifting in
    their Dragon form, Rowen and Rickard will come face to face with
    their darkest nightmares, and the truth of the red dragon from
    Rowen’s prophecies will be revealed.
    Embark on a magical
    journey packed with heart-pounding action and a dash of romance that
    fans compare to George R.R. Martin’s Game of Thrones, Sarah J. Maas’s
    Court of Thorns and Roses, and Pirates of the Caribbean.

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    Fate of the Dragons
    Dragon Born Saga Book 5
    While Ophelia finds herself taken to a palace far away and held hostage by
    the devilishly handsome Trinity brothers, her homeland plunges into chaos.
    The king of Withrae is at war. His queen is on
    her deathbed. Who will lead the Dragons as one wizard and his devious
    sister take the throne?
    Withrae is in peril, and though Princess Noemie attempts to keep her people
    together, she is no match for the wizard who wants to see the Dragon
    nations fall. Gavin has a mission–one Rowen asked him to complete
    with what may be her last breath. Find the mermaid kingdom, rescue
    Ophelia from the brothers who rule the Trinity Islands, and reverse
    the curse that plagues her people.
    With the sorceress, Feyda by his side, he sets off on a journey that might
    very well save the entire world.
    New York Times
    bestselling author, K.N. Lee brings a reverse harem legend perfect
    for young adults and adults who love a high fantasy, sword and
    sorcery adventure! Download the epic dragon fantasy that fans are
    comparing to Game of Thrones and Pirates of the Caribbean.
    Trigger Warning: Contains a suggestive reverse harem scenario
    suitable for young adults and adults

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    K.N. Lee is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. She is the
    author of the Dragon-Born Saga, Eura Chronicles, Wonderland
    University, and the Chronicles of Koa series. When she is not writing
    twisted urban fantasy, epic tales of dragons, pirates, and mermaids,
    and dark poetry, she does a great deal of traveling and spending time
    with her family. Wannabe rockstar, foreign language enthusiast, and
    anime geek, K.N. Lee also enjoys gaming and sketching. She is a winner of the Elevate Lifestyle Top 30 Under 30 “Future Leaders of Charlotte” award for her success as a writer, business owner,
    and for community service.

     She is signed with Captive Quill Press and Patchwork Press and represented by Hershman Rights Management.
    K.N. Lee loves hearing from fans and readers. Connect with her!
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    Book Blitz: Poisonous Dream (The Starlight Gods Series Book 5)

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    Poisonous Dream
    Yumoyori Wilson
    (Starlight Gods #5)
    Publication date: February 9th 2018
    Genres: Adult, Paranormal, Romance

    Don’t you sometimes wish that everything was just a dream?

    My name is Daniel Moore, future heir of Realm Ten, ArchAilennia.

    I’ve never felt regret like this before, such turmoil clinging to my very soul. I had vowed once long ago to never endure such pain and torment. Yet, such a vow has already been broken and this time, it’s to someone far more dear.

    My princess is everything to me. She’s my light when the shadows attempt to cloud my way, my beacon of hope when doubt aims to cripple me, and now she’s my greatest sorrow because I can’t face her. To look into those hollow, turquoise eyes and realize I’m the cause of such agony breaks my heart.

    Could she forgive me for my error of judgment? Would she even glance my way for the pain I’ve made her endure? Only time will tell.

    ~In Stars We Trust~

    Recommended for 18+ audience, containing mature sexual content, violence and strong language. TRIGGER WARNING- Anyone who experiences triggers due to self-harm, please do NOT read this book. You have been warned.

    NOTE: POISONOUS DREAM is written in CANADIAN ENGLISH – meaning both American and British English is used.

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    EXCERPT:

    “I’m aware. I’ll do any favor you need me to.”

    “Does that include you marrying the woman you’re supposed to be engaged to?”

    I frowned, my hands clenching to fists in an attempt to hold down my anger. I didn’t want to wake Ryder up and let anyone else know I was having this conversation.

    “If it means the Princess will be able to walk again…I’ll do it,” I whispered. My heart was already hammering against my chest, trying to keep my left foot from tapping the floor in a rage.

    “Even though it will shatter your heart? Even though you wouldn’t be able to get out of it, no matter how much you later begged?” she questioned, dropping the pen and rising to her feet before making her way over to me.

    I stilled, trying to keep my breathing calm.

    “Yes.”

    She sat on the armrest, looking down at me before she tilted my head upward with her hand that was now under my chin.

    Her glowing eyes met mine, making a hint of fear flutter through me as I saw her seriousness.

    “Even if it broke Makoto’s heart? What if your one sacrifice to make her happy backfired? You wouldn’t regret this?” Her voice was low, like an enemy ready to torture its victim.

    I tried to open my mouth to agree, my lip trembling as I tried to muster the words. I needed to do this for the Princess. If it’s for her, I’d give my life and soul for her to be happy and smile again

    Author Bio:

    Yumoyori Wilson is from Toronto, Ontario. She loves to sleep and write her days away. She works at night as a registered nurse. She has a little addiction to bubble tea and coffee but loves to workout. She has big plans for the writing world and can’t wait to share them with everyone.

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    Book Tour: A Star Called Home by Marina Landry

    A Star Called Home
    by Marina Landry
    Genre: SciFi Romance
    198 pages
    Jul Kisling’s heart aches for the homeless children living beyond her
    office window. Her father, Chancellor of the Third Quadrant of Akila,
    refuses to use his power to help them. Frightened but determined, Jul
    secretly searches for transportation to bring some of the children to
    a newly-colonized planet.
    Marc Prejean is an out-of-work, out-of-money Earth starpilot living on the
    land of his Cajun ancestors. Wrongfully convicted of smuggling and
    recently released from forcedsleep, he reluctantly agrees to Jul’s
    proposition. His desperate situation, the betrayal of his wife and
    brother, the loss of his starpilot license, and his stolen six years
    have left Marc angry and withdrawn.
    Marc and Jul begin a journey of agonizing mistrust, smoldering sexual
    desire, and the shared goal of safeguarding the twelve children.
    Pursued by ruthless adversaries on both sides of the law, they soon
    realize they are delivering the children into even greater danger.
    Marina Landry has gained attention in both the romance and science fiction
    communities for her heart-warming, emotionally intense,
    character-driven stories. Her debut novel A Star Called Home (Desert
    Breeze Publishing) has consistently received five out of five stars
    on multiple online book review sites. Marina has taught language arts
    and mathematics in south Louisiana for 18 years. She speaks on the
    craft of writing and teaches all levels of writers online. Though her
    education has not followed a typical path nor timeline, she has
    Masters Degrees in Education of the Academically Gifted, Secondary
    Mathematics Education, and Adult Education.
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    Book Tour| PANDORA: Outbreak

    PANDORA: Outbreak
    by Eric L. Harry
    Genre: Science Fiction – pandemic
    Pub Date: 1/23/2018
    They call it Pandoravirus. It attacks the brain. Anyone infected may
    explode in uncontrollable rage. Blind to pain, empty of emotion, the
    infected hunt and are hunted. They attack without warning and without
    mercy. Their numbers spread unchecked. There is no known cure.
    Emma Miller studies diseases for a living—until she catches the virus.
    Now she’s the one being studied by the U.S. government and by her
    twin sister, neuroscientist Isabel Miller. Rival factions debate
    whether to treat the infected like rabid animals to be put down, or
    victims deserving compassion. As Isabel fights for her sister’s life,
    the infected are massing for an epic battle of survival. And it looks
    like Emma is leading the way . . .
    Raised in a small town in Mississippi, Eric L. Harry graduated from
    the Marine Military Academy in Texas and studied Russian and
    Economics at Vanderbilt University, where he also got a J.D. and
    M.B.A. In addition, he studied in Moscow and Leningrad in the USSR,
    and at the University of Virginia Law School. He began his legal
    career in private practice in Houston, negotiated complex
    multinational mergers and acquisitions around the world, and rose to
    be general counsel of a Fortune 500 company. He left to raise a
    private equity fund and co-found a successful oil company. His
    previous thrillers include Arc Light, Society of the Mind,
    Protect and Defend and Invasion. His
    books have been published in eight countries. He and his wife have
    three children and divide their time between Houston and San Diego.
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    Book Blitz: Tainted Lies: A Dream Walker Division Novel

    Tainted Lies
    Leona Nation
    (Dream Walker Division Novel)
    Publication date: December 22nd 2017
    Genres: Adult, Science Fiction, Thriller

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    When you’re a spy with special abilities, you do what you must to save the ones you love—even if that means killing. Jade didn’t choose this life, it chose her.

    Twelve years ago, Assassins forever changed Jade Saito’s world with flames and bullets. She was saved by the Dream Walker Division, a covert branch of the CIA consisting of people like her—agents with the ability to dream themselves into another’s reality as unseen observers. They also happen to be stronger, faster, and have photographic memories, making them optimal spies.

    Now Jade is a field agent for the DWD where she and her unit use their abilities to take down criminal organizations. When DWD leaders start turning up dead, the compound is shaken to its core. If the leaders of the DWD aren’t safe from Assassins, no one is. But the deeper Jade digs the more she realizes not everything is as it seems. Will Jade stop the Assassins before it’s too late? Or will they they murder everyone she loves—again?

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    EXCERPT:

    When fighting, I think about nothing but the moment. There’s no room for obsessing over the Assassins, being depressed over Brooks, or mad at Shea for wanting to leave. There’s only my opponent and me. Defeat or be defeated. I want to drag out the fight, use it as an escape. Some people revert to alcohol and drugs for escape, I use ass-kicking.

    “I’ll take you down even with my gimp arm and without using pressure points,” I say.

    Shawn’s smile spreads. “Ooohh, them’s fightin’ words. That’s a lot of talk for a buck-ten shorty.”

    As I re-wrap my gloves, I gaze at Shawn with a wicked grin. “You forget who you’re talking to.” Shawn might have more muscle in his one bicep than I do in both of mine combined, but I can still beat him. It’s all about physics, about knowing how to use one’s weight to one’s own advantage. This is going to be fun.

    I finish strapping on my gear and join Shawn in the ring. Paramore blares through the speakers and the recruits shout encouragement at us. We meet in the center and tap knuckles. Shawn gives me a wink. I laugh.

    We dance around each other––backs rounded, chins down, guards up––waiting for the other to strike. Shawn is skilled and with his strength, he could knock me out with one good strike. He’s also much slower than I and tends to tire out faster. Even with working myself harder in warm-up, I have better stamina than him.

    He throws a right jab. I easily dodge out of the way, light on my toes. Next he throws a combo: right jab, left hook and round house. I sidestep the jab, knock the hook away and duck under the roundhouse. I take advantage of him being on one leg and sweep his stationary leg out from under him. Shawn falls to his back with a thud, his eyes wide. I let him jump back to his feet. Although I could have, I’m not ready to end it.

    Ten minutes later, Shawn’s breathing is labored. We’ve both gotten some hits in, but nothing either of us can’t recover from quickly. I see my next opening when he throws a hook followed with a spinning back kick. Not the smartest move when you’re already winded, so really, he deserves what’s coming.

    As soon as Shawn’s back is to me I throw a hard kick to the back of his knee sending him to the floor in mid-kick. I jump on his back and initiate a rear naked choke hold. My arm is wrapped around his neck, under his chin, and secured into place with the other one so I don’t slip off from the sweat. My wound burns like hell, but I refuse to give up. I have him. I push his head into the crook of my arm and squeeze tighter. My arms look like a milky cobra against his dark skin.

    “You better tap,” I say, out of breath. “I have no problem putting you to sleep, big guy.”

    Shawn grunts, struggling to get free. I add more pressure until he finally taps. I release him and collapse on my back next to him.

    “Good workout,” I say, and slap him on the shoulder. “I told you that you had no chance today.”

    “Damn, girl,” Shawn says between breaths. “I feel sorry for whoever pissed you off. By the way, you’re bleeding through.”

    I look at the bandage on my arm. A red blotch is staining the white cloth.

    “Great, probably busted a stitch.”

    “I’m trying not to gain any satisfaction from it.” He rubs his head. “If I have to lose, at least I know it’s hard on you.”

    My music suddenly stops in the middle of a song. I lift my head to see Shea standing at the radio. Shea and I glare at each other for a moment. Ugh, why can’t she just follow the rules? Yeah it sucks sometimes. Brooks’s hurt eyes flash in my mind and pain explodes in my heart again. Really sucks. But that’s how it is in our world. Breaking the gaze, I get up and peel off my sparring gear.

    Shawn whistles a long note, looking from Shea to me and back again. “Now that’s a fight I wouldn’t mind seein’. You all are pissed.” He chuckles. “Chick fights are hot. Can we throw in some mud? Or oil?” He nods his head. “Definitely oil.”

    “Shut up, Shawn!” Shea says, rolling her eyes.

    “I’m just sayin’. It would make you feel better if you hashed it out.” He spreads his hands and shrugs his large shoulders. “Well, at least it would make me feel better.”

    “Shawn,” I warn.

    “Can’t blame a brother for tryin’.”

    As I grab a bottled water from the gym fridge, Shea and I continue to ignore one another. I head for the door, glancing down at my bleeding arm. After my shower, I’ll need to make a stop at the infirmary. I step out the door and almost run smack into Carol Breakenridge, head of the Europe DWD. She brushes off her jacket like I ruined it. Her blond hair is pulled away from her face, accentuating her angular features and large blue eyes.

    I back away from her. “Sorry, ma’am.”

    She crosses her arms across her chest. “Yes, you should be,” she says in a clipped tone heavy with a French accent.

    “It was an accident,” I reply in a less friendly way. “I didn’t see you.” Head or not, between being ignored earlier and my all-around crappy day, I’m about out of patience.

    “I was referring to that display in there,” she says raising her chin at the gym. “Why did you not finish him when you had the chance?” She apparently watched the fight and must have seen when I let Shawn get up. “You should never hold back your strengths. If you do, you may die.”

    We were just training, working out. It’s not like we were in a real fight. Even though I’m annoyed with her overreaction, I nod and give her the respect I should. “I’m sorry, ma’am. I would have done better had I known you were watching.”

    She drops her voice to a whisper, and raises a perfectly waxed brow, “Dear Jade, you are always being watched,” she smiles slyly. “Analyzed. Your actions may affect more than just you.” She turns and walks away, leaving me with an uneasy feeling. I’ll be more than glad when the Heads leave.

    Author Bio:

    Leona Nation lives in Chandler, Arizona, with her husband, four kids, cat and dog. Her imagination often got her into trouble in her school years, but she finally realized she could put her imagination to good use by creating worlds of her own. She loves to write, read, travel, bake, binge-watch shows, and anything else she can do to avoid her true nemesis: house cleaning. When she’s not writing, she’s taking kids to football, volleyball, dance, horseback riding, helping with homework assignments (unless it’s math, then she’s useless), and saying the word no way too often—as is the job of a parent. She loves that her husband of seventeen years can still make her heart skip with just a kiss.

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  • Evangeline Anderson,  Release Tour Celebration

    Healing the Broken: A Kindred Christmas Tale (Brides of the Kindred)

    Now Available: Seeing with the Heart

    A Brides of the Kindred Christmas Novel…

    Healing the Broken: 
    Kindred Christmas Tale

    Healing the Broken: A Kindred Christmas Tale (Brides of the Kindred) by [Anderson, Evangeline]

    This is a Plus Length Novel–over 100,000 words long

    A warrior and his young son, both broken by loss
    A girl running from her past and trying to find a future
    It’s Christmas and the stakes are high.
    Can Sarah learn to love Sazar and his young son Tsandor…
    Or will her past ruin her last chance at happiness?

    You’ll have to read Healing the Broken to find out.

    HEALING THE BROKEN is now available

    Blurb

    Sarah Michaels is running for her life!

    Abducted into a cult called The Brotherhood of Peace at age twelve, she has grown up in an abusive system. Now as an adult, she is desperate to get away before she must become a “Bride of the Prophet” and is forced to have sex with the leader, the lecherous Father Caleb. Sarah runs from the cult… and straight into the arms of a tall, dark, angry Kindred warrior…

    Commander Sazar is the ultimate diplomat but not a very good boss. In fact, he’s awful because he has the habit of biting his personal assistants. As a Pitch-Blood Kindred, he needs blood on a regular basis and since his beautiful wife is dead, he is forced to take it from the female who is closest to him. Five secretaries have quit because of his blood requirements and he’s desperate to find a new one before he goes on his latest diplomatic mission to Alquon Ultrea. Desperate enough to take on a girl with very little experience and no resume to speak of, because she’s willing to let him bite her and drink her blood!

    Desperation might have brought them together but Sazar and Sarah soon find they have much in common. It’s Christmas time and a deep mutual attraction draws them together. But when a misunderstanding tears them apart and Sarah is taken by the Brotherhood of Peace, can Sazar save her? And can Sarah help him by Healing the Brokenness inside?

    Read Healing the Broken to find out!

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