Friday, January 19, 2018

Myths and Magic Tour & #Giveaway

Myths and Magic
An Epic Fantasy and Speculative Fiction Boxed Set
by
K.N. Lee
Bec McMaster
Calinda B
Jayne Fury
Lori Titus
Jessica Cage
Jeffrey Bardwell
LC Ireland
Kara Jaynes
Jessica West
Alex H. Singh
Alledria Hurt
Caroline A. Gill
Mary Bernsen
CI Black
Terri Bruce


16 Science Fiction and Fantasy Novels by 16 New York Times, USA Today, and Award-winning and Break Out Authors!

There is adventure out there … if you’re brave enough to risk it. 

Explore worlds of darkness, danger, and magic in sixteen exclusive fantasy and science fiction novels, available for a limited time. There are tough choices to be made and dastardly villains to outwit in this breath-taking collection that will have you at the edge of your seat. 

Plucky heroes and devastating anti-heroes face off against demons, spirits, shifters, witches, and more in this limited-edition arrangement that features a satisfying combination of epic fantasy, science fiction, romance, urban fantasy, sword and sorcery, and more! 

This killer deal won’t last forever, so grab your copy today!





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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The Billionaire’s Betrayal by Mika Lane Blitz and #Giveaway


The Billionaire’s Betrayal
Mika Lane
(Billionaire, #2)
Publication date: January 16th 2018
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance
I own the hottest boutique hotel in Manhattan. Only the rich and famous stay here. They’re the only ones who can afford it. And they’re the only ones we allow.
I’m busy, I’m successful, I’m rich, and I can seduce any woman I want. So when I agreed to another god-awful “bachelor auction” fundraiser for some freaking charity, I prepared myself for a date with some crazy chick who blathered on about her cat, and how many children she’d like to have one day.
Thanks, but no thanks.
So when my “date,” the winner of the latest auction of my bad boy self, emailed me to set up a rendezvous, I planned on having one drink and bailing. My assistant knew exactly when to call me so I could fake an emergency.
Only this date was different. Sure, she was beautiful—Manhattan is full of stunning women, mostly looking for rich husbands. But this one was the brilliant CEO of a tech firm. And she could have given two craps about me. Before I knew it, her half-empty martini sat on the bar wearing the slightest smudge of her red lipstick.
Was she beating me at my own game? I couldn’t let that happen. I wouldn’t.
SNEAK PEEKS:
so what do you say to my offer you shouldn’t refuse?
what’s the offer?
a date. with me
that’s all you’ll tell me?
that’s all you need
well then. okay. i accept

I thought I’d been smitten before, but apparently, I’d fooled myself. This here, this was the real thing. Nara was a scrapper, not some spoiled Manhattanite like I was used to. She just slayed me. When she excused herself for the ladies’ room, all I could do was stare at the lipstick on the rim of her martini glass.
Get a grip, asshole.

But as soon as Brodie saw me, he extended his hand and caught mine in his large palm, bringing my fingers up to his lips in the most gallant freaking gesture I’d ever seen. I’m sure the women watching assumed I was just his flavor of the week. And maybe I was. But I could have fun for a week. I was a big girl.


Author Bio:
Writing has been a passion of Mika’s since a young age (her first book was "The Day I Ate the Milkyway"), but erotic romance is now what gives purpose to her days and nights. She lives in magical Northern California with her own handsome alpha dude, sometimes known as Mr. Mika Lane, and an evil cat named Bill. A devotee of the intelligent and beautiful, and lover of shiny things, she’s a yogi, hiker, traveler, thinker, observer, and book worm. She has been known to drink cheap champagne and has way too many shoes.
A National Reader's Choice Awards finalist, Mika always deliver a hot, sexy romp, often with imperfect characters, and a promised happily ever after (or at least happy for now).
She LOVES to hear from readers, and can be found at www.mikalane.com, and facebook.com/mikalaneauthor, when she's not dreaming up naughty tales to share.

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5x signed copies of 
The Billionaire’s Betrayal 
Ends Jan 25 2018
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Total Exposure by J.A. Huss Blitz and #Giveaway


Total Exposure
J.A. Huss
(Jordan’s Game #1)
Publication date: January 16th 2018
Genres: Adult, Romance, Suspense
Not everyone needs a master.
Not everyone needs to really live, either.
Some people are content to be a participant in the game of life.
Others want to play for real.
If you want to play for real, come to me, lovely.
I’ll give you that little push you need.
I’ll open your mind, and your world, and soul.
Lay you bare. Let you feel the heat of my stare.
Take you places you’ve never been before.
Your body is my chessboard, sweets.
And if you give in to me, and you play, you might even win.
It’s just… your prize might not be what you went looking for.
EXCERPT:
“What the fuck are you wearing?” Jordan says, eyeing my leathers.
“What every goddamned biker wears,” I snap. He’s wearing a goddamned suit that looks like it costs as much as that car I left back at Rachel’s sister’s house.
“You rode your bike down here?”
“Long. Story.” I close my eyes to signal that I’m not in the mood to tell said story, and he takes the hint. Because he knows me just as well as I know him. “Why the hell am I here?”
He stares at me. Looks me up and down. A whole scenario flashes in my mind in the time it takes him to reach down to pick something up off his desk, where he says, I found her. Or, She found me. Or, You wanna go to dinner with us? Because we’ve got reservations at the Grant. And he means her and him, as in the whole thing about us that made us an us in the first place.
But of course, he doesn’t say anything like that. He says, “Here’s the job,” waving a large yellow envelope, handing it to me. “Everything’s in there. Just…” He sighs and pinches the space between his eyes—stupid fucking Jordan gesture—like I’m the one on his last nerve, and not the other way around. “Just do it, OK? And be super fucking discreet. This is all anonymous. You do not show your face. You do not make any sort of contact. It’s strictly surveillance. Got it?”
I rip the envelope open and take a peek. Two keys, two bound stacks of hundred-dollar bills, which should be twenty thousand dollars, and some paperwork. “Is it legal?” I ask, taking out the stack of papers.
It’s a dossier—female. Mid-twenties. Dark hair and gray eyes—for one Evangeline Rolaine.
“Of course it’s legal. Why does everybody always ask me that? I’m a goddamned lawyer, everything I do is legal.”
“Yeah.” I laugh, reading the woman’s short bio on the top page. “You’re a goddamned lawyer, all right. Why does this name sound familiar?”
Jordan eyes me, waiting to see if I’ll take that first comment any further, and decides I won’t—and he’s right. Because after the morning I’ve had, I can’t think of a single reason I need to rehash the past too. “She was famous once upon a time.”
“Child prodigy,” I say slowly, reading her bio at the same time. “Yeah, I remember this chick. She was all over the TV when she was a kid.”
“Right. And then she wasn’t. It’s your job to watch her. That’s it. Just watch her. You got it?”
“Watch her do what?” I ask, flipping through the pictures.
“Just… everything. Nothing specific.”
Why am I watching her? Someone after her or something?”
“You don’t need to know why. You just need to take that money, buy the fucking equipment, go to that address, put up the fucking cameras, and then when she gets there, you watch her.”
“So I’m spying on her and she doesn’t know it?” My laugh is loud. Because… “That’s some creepy shit, dude.”
Jordan sucks in a breath of air. It’s cautious, that inhale. It’s long too. And it’s filled with all the things that we left unsaid between us after college. “She knows,” Jordan finally says. Carefully. Like he’s picking his way through a minefield. “Just… just fucking do what I tell you. You’ve got a week to get set up and then a few weeks of surveillance, tops. Then I’ll pay you.”
“I don’t need the money, asshole. You know that’s not why I’m here.”
I hear the unasked question. He hears it too. Then why are you here?
But he knows why.


Author Bio:
JA Huss is the USA Today bestselling author of more than twenty romances. She likes stories about family, loyalty, and extraordinary characters who struggle with basic human emotions while dealing with bigger than life problems. JA loves writing heroes who make you swoon, heroines who makes you jealous, and the perfect Happily Ever After ending.
You can chat with her on Facebook (www.facebook.com/AuthorJAHuss), Twitter (@jahuss), and her blog, New Adult Addiction (www.jahuss.com).
If you’re interested in getting your hands on an advanced release copy of her upcoming books, sneak peek teasers, or information on her upcoming personal appearances, you can join her newsletter list (http://eepurl.com/JVhAr) and get those details delivered right to your inbox.

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Maggie Series by Mya O'Malley Promo & #Giveaway

MAGGIE series
Maggie, Naomi, and Entangled Souls
by Mya O'Malley

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Thin Places by Tabitha Vohn

Thin Places
by Tabitha Vohn

My rating: 5 stars

Publication Date: January 9, 2018
Publisher: Tabitha Vohn
Genre: Poetry
Print Length: 117 pages
Available from: Amazon |  Barnes & Noble
If there is one thing that dominates our lives as much as love, it is loss.

In Thin Places, Tabitha Vohn chronicles the journey through one of her most painful experiences of loss, grief, the search for introspection, and the slow road to healing.

Through self-examination and spirituality, as well as portraits of loved ones, fictional heroines, and lost souls, Thin Places declares that love is not a choice, but how we love, is. 

Thin Places by Tabitha Vohn

Thin PlacesThere is nowhere an author exposes their very soul in a more honest way than through the poetry of their words as they tell a slice of their own journey through life. Tabitha Vohn allows us to enter her world through her poetry. Beautiful verses filled with emotion, wonder and fancy fill each page.

If you have never thought of reading poetry since you were forced in high school, now is the time to truly appreciate its cadence and the message we can pull from each poem. THIN PLACES by Tabitha Vohn is well-written, flowing gently across each page and readers will find each to feel like a short story in itself that can be re-read many times with a fresh eye.

I felt the introspection of the author as she writes of love, loss and healing. Each poem is short and not weighted down with over flowery prose. Easy to read and understand, they add another dimension for readers who love the written word when carefully crafted into a mosaic of the strengths and weaknesses of humanity.

I received a complimentary copy from Tabitha Vohn! This is my honest review.



Don't Wait For Me by Dan Kolbet

Don't Wait For Me
by Dan Kolbet

My rating: 4 stars

Publisher: Alfe Publishing (December 8, 2013)
Publication Date: December 8, 2013
Genre: Holidays | Romance
Print Length: 235 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Edwin Klein's iconic downtown toy store is hanging by a thread. The end is near, but he won't accept it. The store is all he has left of his wife and he can't let it go. Failure and loss have led him to a dark place.

After a chance encounter with a shoplifter, he stumbles upon the help of Amelia Cook, who is struggling with her own loss. Through one holiday season the two of them hatch a plan to save the store and in turn touch the lives of everyone they know. 

What follows is a wonderful, but tragic tale of love, loss and new beginnings. 

A great read for the holiday season!

Don't Wait For Me by Dan Kolbet

Things in life happen for a reason and finding our personal happy ending may come in the most unlikely ways. Edwin didn’t set out to be a toy store owner, but now, it has become a lifeline to his past, a way to hold on to his wife who was taken too early. Times change and Edwin flounders, lost, alone and heartbroken. The little shop no longer is his lifeline, but an anchor that that is pulling him under, emotionally, mentally and financially.

It wasn’t until the quirky Amelia came into his life in a most unlikely way that the two of them will find a path to the light at the end of a dark tunnel and a path least expected.

The holiday season they met would become one of miracles shared in the most wonderful way.
DON’T WAIT FOR ME by Dan Kolbet is NOT your typical second chance romance, it is a tale of letting go of the past, learning to live, give and love life again. The beauty of this tale is in the simplicity of its message and how one man learns to see a glass half full, even at what could have been the worst of times.


Birdplane by Tonya Coffey

Birdplane
by Tonya Coffey

My rating: 5 stars

Publication Date: December 4, 2017
Publisher: Tonya Coffey
Genre: First Read | Family Read
Print Length: 26 pages
Available from: Amazon
Tiny Tom is a little ant with a big dream. He wants to fly above the treetops like the birds. Tiny Tom tries hard to make his dream come true but each time he falls to the ground. Instead of quitting, he never gives up and proves dreams do come true.

Birdplane by Tonya Coffey

BirdplaneWith the author's permission I shared this tale with one of my grandchildren, her initial response was, "Can I read it, again?" There you have it, Kid Approved! Kind of makes my review redundant...

Looking for a colorful book with a positive message for children? Wondering how to make a lifelong reader out of a small child? Tonya Coffey has created a wonderful tale of determination and imagination that is not only engaging for small children, but to the person reading to or along with them!

BIRDPLANE is the story of Tiny Tom, the little ant with a big dream. He wants to soar with the birds! It wasn’t easy for Tiny Tom to accomplish his goal but he never gave up!

Positively wonderful reading! Simple sentences, colorful illustrations and a very happy ending that can ignite a child’s imagination and make a great segue into family discussions and sharing!

I received a complimentary copy from Tonya Coffey! This is my honest review.



Recovered by Jay Crownover #Cover #Reveal

   

From New York Times bestselling author Jay Crownover comes RECOVERED, a standalone contemporary romance that will keep you turning the pages long into the night! Check out the amazing cover below, and order your copy today!

   

Cover Design by Hang Le

About RECOVERED (Coming 3/27/18):

It was hate at first sight... Affton I hated Cable James McCaffrey. He was entitled, spoiled, a user…and an addict. He was out of control and didn’t bother trying to hide it. He had everything anyone could want but still seemed miserable and lost. Every move he made, every mistake he stumbled his way through, rubbed me the wrong way. However, I couldn’t stop myself from trying to save him from himself when no one else would. In the sweltering heat of the summer, Cable taught me that having it all means nothing if you can’t have the one thing you want more than anything else. Cable I was obsessed with Affton Reed. She was rigid, uptight, and no fun. There was something about her innate goodness that called to me. She acted like she was above all the normal faults and failures that clung to the rest of us like the scent of smoke after a fire. I was infatuated with her, but that didn’t stop me from acting like she didn’t exist. In the scorching heat of summer, Affton taught me that there is always a way back from the brink of despair. She showed me that the trick to having it all was realizing that it was already there, in my hands. All I had to do was hold onto it. The road to recovery is full of twists and turns no matter who is in the driver’s seat.

     

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  About Jay Crownover: Jay Crownover is the international and multiple New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men Series, The Saints of Denver Series, the Point Series, the Breaking Point Series, and the Getaway Series. Her books can be found translated in many different languages all around the world. She is a tattooed, crazy haired Colorado native who lives at the base of the Rockies with her awesome dogs. This is where she can frequently be found enjoying a cold beer and Taco Tuesdays. Jay is a self-declared music snob and outspoken book lover who is always looking for her next adventure, between the pages and on the road.          

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After the Storm by Katy Ames Release Day Blitz & #Giveaway

Today we have the release blitz for Katy Ames’ AFTER THE STORM! I am so excited to share this new romance with you—check out the release festivites and grab your copy today!

Title: After the Storm

Author: Katy Ames

Genre: Contemporary Romance

About After the Storm:

Tristan Hurst is tired of running. He’s spent every day since he was 16 trying to escape the consequences of one inexplicable, horrible night. So when his cousin buys a Caribbean resort and offers him a job away from the family firm, Tristan jumps at the chance to leave behind his intolerable father and the life he barely lives.   Tessa Armstrong has a plan and moving to a tropical island isn’t part of it. But when she lands the position of head pastry chef at a luxury hotel, she can’t pass it up. A new country, a new kitchen. And a fresh start far away from the secrets that are becoming harder to ignore.   On an island where neither expected to end up, Tessa and Tristan discover something they’ve always wanted: a safe haven. And when friendship becomes something more, they think they’ve landed in paradise.   But there’s a storm coming, and the secrets they’ve worked so hard to escape aren’t far behind. And with them, a truth that has the power to wash away a love they never dreamed to find.   A standalone contemporary romance from the author of After the Island and After the Fall.

Get Your Copy Today!

After the Storm

Catch up on the Series:

After the Island

After the Fall

Exclusive Excerpt:

“Don’t you laugh.” Her eyes narrowed to slits, her hands back on her hips. This woman, she was so angry at him. She was practically vibrating with it. And, God help him, Tristan wanted to laugh. She was fierce and so fucking adorable, glaring up at him like he didn’t have a foot and a half and at least one hundred pounds on her. “You’re an ass,” Tessa muttered, the sweet curve of her mouth distracting him. He didn’t anticipate her attack. Then it was too late. With his arm raised, Tristan’s side was exposed and the woman, God bless her, used it to her advantage. She tickled him. Fucking tickled him. Tristan swallowed a shout when her tiny fingers dug into his side, his brain torn between yanking away and preventing the slice of cake from falling on her gorgeous head. Though if the tingling in his dick was any indication, he was enjoying her surprise attack way more than he should. “Jesus,” he wheezed, trying to wiggle away without dropping the cake. “Stop. Stop!” She did the opposite. As Tristan moved, the infuriating creature found an unprotected stretch on his other side, both of her hands digging into him just above the waist. Tristan was writhing between her tenacious grip and didn’t know what to do first. He could throw the cake down and easily haul her away, her tenacity no match for his strength. He could threaten her. He could try to fire her, this scowling, astonishing woman who had no idea she was attacking her temporary boss. He could laugh. Which, if his body had any say in the matter, was what was about to happen. Which was insane. Because it never happened. It began as a rattle in the back of his throat, a rumble that felt unfamiliar but not unwelcome. Tristan’s head tilted back as he gave in to the sensation, his chest expanding, his lungs working overtime as a rusty chuckle broke free. It was rough, scratchy. Not a charming sound. But it didn’t stop. Tristan felt the foreign curve of a real smile on his lips, his mouth opening wider, a burst of laughter sneaking past. It was loud, unexpected, and startled Tessa enough that she stopped. Her fingers gripped the sides of his shirt, unmoving. She stared up at him in shock. “Oh my God.” She released him and stepped back, a hand flying up to cover her mouth. “I’m so sorry. Christ!” Her hand shifted to cover her eyes. “I am so, so sorry.” Tristan caught his breath and placed the abandoned cake on the counter before smoothing his shirt down. He took a small step forward and bent his knees so he was more level with her face. “I deserved it.” “No,” she mumbled, eyes still covered. “Yes. It was an interesting strategy, I’ll give you that. But a tactical success all the same.” Tessa relaxed her fingers just enough so she could peek through the gap. “Really?” “Really,” Tristan confirmed. “I’ll definitely think twice before stealing your food again.”

About the Author:

Katy Ames has spent most of her life on the East Coast and hopes to spend more of it in the UK. In part, so she can indulge in her serious plaid obsession. There isn’t a teenage drama on the CW or a period British TV show she hasn’t binge-watched at least twice. And she can be persuaded to do most things with the promise of bourbon, coffee, chocolate, or a nap, not necessarily in that order. Katy is mom to a small human who has an obscene amount of energy and a blissful ability to ignore swear words, and wife to a man whose reading habits are far too serious. Katy and her family reside in Washington, D.C., a city she where never planned to live and loves so much she’d be happy to talk about it for hours. Just ask.   Katy writes contemporary romances that feature heroes who are strong but not so silent, heroines who aren’t afraid to kick ass, and stories that get a little messy before they end happily ever after.

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The Shadow Weave by Annette Marie Blitz and #Giveaway


The Shadow Weave
Annette Marie
(Spell Weaver #2)
Publication date: January 12th 2018
Genres: Adult, Urban Fantasy
Clio might be a nymph living in exile among humans. And she might possess the rare ability to mimic any magic she sees. And she might have just seriously ticked off the most powerful family of spell weavers in the Underworld.
But she is not in love with an incubus.
Lyre is the rebellious black sheep of said weaver family, and he’s the only reason she survived her recent Underworld “vacation.” He’s also the sexiest thing she’s ever seen. Together, they have to track down a catastrophically dangerous magic—a magic he created, she sort of stole, and they both lost—before his family gets their hands on it. And that means fighting alongside him in a desperate attempt to avert complete disaster.
But she is definitely not in love with him. At least, she’s pretty sure she’s not.
Mostly sure. Maybe sure? …Crap.
EXCERPT:
As though summoned by her thoughts, the sex fiend himself breezed into the room. Hair damp and tousled, the kind of face that made women’s hearts skip, broad shoulders that tapered to a toned torso. His tattered clothes should have ruined the look, but they added an extra edge—dangerous and exotic.
The others in the kitchen noticed his arrival, but they dismissed him just as quickly. Unlike most daemons, incubi were easy to recognize even in glamour. No other caste possessed that stunning combination of golds—white-gold hair, warm golden skin, vibrant irises like a dark patina over rich yellow gold.
Yes, they recognized him as an incubus—and they didn’t bother to hide their curling lips and wrinkling noses. Lyre either didn’t notice or didn’t care as he swept over to her, his expression brightening for the first time in two days.
“Clio,” he purred, voice too low for even keen-eared strangers to hear, “your powers of seduction would put any succubus to shame.”
She blinked at him, the bowl of whisked eggs in her hands and a hot pan sizzling in front of her. His mood was so different from earlier that she couldn’t quite grasp it.
“Huh?” she managed. How articulate.
“This is entirely unfair. I have no power to resist such tactics.” He waited a beat. “Are you planning to do something with those eggs?”
She blinked again, trying to unscramble her brain. Scramble. Right, the eggs. She dumped the mixture into the hot pan. “What are you going on about, Lyre?”
“Bacon,” he sighed dreamily. “Pancakes. Scrambled eggs. You slay me, my love.”
On the words “my love,” her heart screeched to a stop so fast it might have left skid marks on her ribs. It kicked back into gear at three times its previous speed and she concentrated so hard on the spatula that she almost went cross-eyed. “You—you can’t be that excited about my cooking. You don’t even know if it’s any good.”
“I can tell already. It’ll be delicious.”
She shivered. The way he said that word should be illegal. As she hurriedly stirred the eggs with a spatula, he stood so close he was almost touching her, his body angled toward her as though she held his entire attention. But his gaze, sliding coolly from one watching daemon to another, was distinctly unfriendly.
She scraped the eggs off the pan, then rescued the bacon from the oven—triggering a stir among the waiting daemons. With her bottom lip caught between her teeth, she pulled a plate from the cupboard, loaded it with food, and held it out to Lyre. She’d cooked an elaborate late-night breakfast to cheer him up, but now second thoughts were crowding her brain. Too late to change her plan now.
His smile only fueled her blush as he fished a fork out of a nearby drawer, loaded it with eggs, and scooped them into his mouth. She held her breath. The entire room went silent.
His eyes rolled back in ecstasy. “So good,” he moaned.
Bang.
She jerked around. The female daemon had dropped her heavy book on the floor. As everyone looked over at her, pink tinged the woman’s cheeks. She snatched up her book and beat a hasty retreat out of the room.
Clio swallowed hard, envious of the woman’s ability to flee. Lyre’s moan had been so sensual it had been downright scandalous, and if Clio didn’t put space between them soon, she was going to start swooning like a complete fool.


Author Bio:
Annette Marie is the author of the Amazon best-selling Steel & Stone series, which includes Goodreads Choice Award nominee Yield the Night, and fantasy trilogy Red Winter. Her first love is fantasy, but fast-paced adventures and tantalizing forbidden romances are her guilty pleasures. She lives in the frozen winter wasteland of Alberta, Canada (okay, it's not quite that bad) with her comparatively sensible husband and their furry minion of darkness—sorry, cat— Caesar. When not writing, she can be found elbow-deep in one art project or another while blissfully ignoring all adult responsibilities.

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Feathered by Rachel Wollaston (Swan Maiden, #1)

Feathered
by Rachel Wollaston

My rating: 5 stars

Series: Swan Maiden - Book 1
Publication Date: December 30, 2017
Publisher: Rachel Wollaston
Genre: YA Fantasy
Print Length: 366 pages
Available from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Based on the classic story of Swan Lake. 

When her bargain with a malevolent wizard goes terribly wrong, Marion DuVal finds herself trapped between two forms: a beautiful but darker parallel of herself, and a swan. Somehow, she must adhere to the wizard’s wishes, but it’s hard to perform epic magic when your feet are flippers and your neck’s the length of a small fishing pole. Caught up in a lie of royal proportions, her task is to get close to the queen, and such a thing is difficult when a certain handsome prince keeps getting in the way. 

One girl; two identities. Marion must stop the darkness inside her before it’s too late. 

Fans of Red Queen and The Selection will love this brand new fantasy adventure. 

Feathered by Rachel Wollaston (Swan Maiden, #1)

Feathered (Swan Maiden Book 1)She was a simple girl, only practiced white magic, but a bargain made from her heart with a dark wizard will trap Marion in a world of deceit, splitting her between the form of a swan and a dark version of herself. With only a few minutes a day to be her true self, she must find a way to save those she cares for or lose everything including her soul to the horrors of dark magic. A kingdom could be destroyed by her lies, but to tell the truth will shatter her heart.

FEATHERED by Rachel Wollaston is a true gem! This re-telling of Swan Lake sparkles with intrigue, sweet romance, light-hearted humor and heart-breaking moments that transports readers into another time and place with ease!

Ms. Wollaston has created a memorable read filled with heart and the determination of one young woman who will do anything she can to atone for her mistakes! Marion is a strong heroine who thinks well on her feet, whether they are webbed or not and she is supported by a fabulous cast that makes this world actually breathe! Picture and enjoy each scene as they come to life, trust me, it’s easy to do, thanks to this author’s brilliant imagination! Tensions will rise and fall, unlikely friendships will be formed and love will gently bloom, only evil will shadow any chance for a happily ever after, hence, book two…(and I can’t wait to read it!)

Oh, the webs we weave…the feathers we ruffle…magical reading for all ages!

I received a complimentary copy from Rachel Wollaston as part of an upcoming blog tour.