Showing posts from November, 2014

My interview on Authors Interviews

Lovely Fiona Mcvie honoured me by asking me to be interviewed for her fabulous blog Authors Interviews. This is my first ever interview as an author and one of the few times I was the interviewee and not the interviewer! And I had great fun answering Fiona's questions. If you haven't checked her blog yet, please do so. Many amazing authors have been hosted sharing their experiences and their knowledge. Well, here is my interview:

#BookBast: 'Unexpected Love' by Casey Clipper

Today I have the pleasure to feature an extra-talented writer, International Amazon Best-Selling Author Casey Clipper! Her Amazon Best-Selling The Love Series delves into Ryan's story and that's how, Unexpected Love, her new book comes to life! Ryan Millen. Notorious playboy. Forever a bachelor. Never one to settle. Loves his one-night-stands. Ryan has loved his single status without any desire to settle down into a permanent relationship. Lynn is struggling to get by day-to-day. Thirty-two years old, she can't find a job in a saturated market. She can no longer afford to pay the bills with her minimum wage job after her ex dumped her while she'd been in middle of nursing school. Ryan's world is turned upside down when one of his one-nighters throws a wrench into his perfect single life. An opportunity crosses Lynn's path that she'd never considered. Will Ryan's new world destroy him or can he accept it and move forward with a chance for

#BookBlast #Giveaway: 'Heart of a Rocky' by Kelsey Jordan

    Heart of a Rocky is a book 2 of The Gardinian World Series by author Kelsey Jordan and it's a Paranormal Romance published by Booktrope Publishing (Cover Artist: Greg Simanson).    And that's what my Spotlight Post of the day is about.   Available at Amazon   BN   iTunes Here's an Excerpt The Takeover Tor Omar James, King of the North African pride, needs one woman if he has any hope of keeping his sanity – Anise, his Soul’s Mate. There’s only one problem: she’s pregnant by Derrick, Tor of the United States pride. Anise is caught between the love that every Lycan covets and the motherly devotion to the son she would sacrifice so much for. Can Omar survive the takeover of the US pride and convince Anise that he is more man than lion?           Kelsey Jordan is the author of The Gardinian World novels. Though she has a preference for all things paranormal and romantic, Kelsey admits she just writes what her muse demands of her.

#BookBlast: 'Blood prophesy of Queens' Destiny' by Barb Jones

Todays' post is about two former child prodigies, two strangers and a prophesy. And Macedonian artefacts! You may not know but Macedonia is a vast area in Northern Greece, the birthplace of Alexander the Great. That's why I wanted to know more about 'Blood prophesy of Queens' Destiny' by Barb Jones. This is the blurb: "Amber Stone, once a child prodigy, has just become curator of a special collection of Macedonian artifacts for the Seattle Museum of Natural History. Chloe, a prodigy of a different sort, holds a position at the museum focusing on tribal art. The two become fast friends, united by Amber's unsettling dreams and Chloe's unorthodox ways of dealing with them. Two strangers arrive in town, bringing with them a prophecy recorded more than three-thousand years ago, a prophecy that places Amber directly in the midst of a battle that has spanned a millennia."     If you want more, here is an excerpt:   "Flames surrou

Alyson Grauer 's Top 10 and 'On the Isle of Sound and Wonder' plus #Giveaway

Author Alyson Grauer is on her Book Tour promoting her steampunk novel On the Isle of Sound and Wonder and today she's making a stop on my blog with a fun Top 10. Enjoy!       Top 10 favorite things in general (in no particular order):   1. Perfumes and scented candles. I love things that smell good!   2. Tea. All tea. All the time. All kinds. Tea tea tea.   3. Nature. I love being outdoors, and I love animals.   4. Travel!!!! Go everywhere, see everything. Or only a few things. But just go. I don't understand folks who don't travel or who refuse to try it. I adore going new places.   5. Shakespeare.   6. Dialects. I love learning new ones and I love meeting people with specific dialect influences. It fascinates me. As does language in general. (See #4.)   7. Geek culture. I love comic books, movies, TV, collectibles, conventions. It sounds vague but I love being a nerd.   8. Cheese. Grilled cheese. Mac and cheese. Cheese cur

#BookBlitz #Giveaway: The Prophets’ Guild, The Alazne Series - Book Two by Kristen Reed

  Today I'm featuring a Fantasy Novel.   The Prophets’ Guild, The Alazne Series - Book Two by Kristen Reed ( Cover Artist: Kristen Reed).   Here is what it is about:   "The year after molten sand becomes silver glass the following will come to pass: The fire shall give its life’s blood to water, and the wind will rise to claim Hesta’s daughter.” When a member of The Prophets’ Guild is driven mad by his own divine vision, he travels to Hesta to deliver his final prophecy to the recently-crowned Fire Queen, Alazne, and that act changes the course of her life and the landscape of Faerie forever.   Book Trailer:   Available at Amazon   This book sounds amazing, doesn't it? Check out this Excerpt:   After meeting with my Lords’ Council over breakfast and consuming a light dinner, I sat in the throne room as I regularly did and listened to the plights of my people. For the rest of the afternoon, I handed out advi

#BookBlast: True Forever by Gwendolyn Grace

Author Gwendolyn Grace released two months ago her debut novel True, a brilliantly crafted story about true feelings and the importance of second chances (you can read my review HERE ). Today Gwendolyn Grace's celebrating the release of her new boo, Forever True (The Story of Us #1.5)     That's what it's about:   Alex and Courtney's love is true. It was a lesson they had to learn the hard way. Now with hearts mended they focus on the future but have they learned from the past? Do they have what it takes to stay each other's true...forever? Forever True, a novella, follows Alex and Courtney into their second chance at happily ever after. **still contains hot sexual situations*   Add to your Goodreads TBR list:   AND HERE'S AN EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT I have the honour to be hosting today:   **"Alexander, are you trying to avoid me?" She turned her

#BookBlast #Giveaway: Braving Fate - The Mythean Arcana Book 1 by Linsey Hall

Linsey Hall is the author of the Mythean Arcana, a sexy paranormal romance series. Before becoming a romance novelist, Linsey was an underwater archaeologist who studied shipwrecks in all kinds of water, from the tropics to muddy rivers (and she has a distinct preference for one over the other). Her books draw upon her love of history, travel, and the paranormal elements that she can't help but include. Braving Fate - The Mythean Arcana Book 1 is her new book, which is already in my to-read list. It's a Paranormal Romance (Cover Artist: Damonza) with a reference to Britain's warrior queen Boudica. As chaos looms, a warrior queen is reborn "Bookish academic Diana Laughton has been having terrible dreams. Dreams of battle, dreams of blood... dreams so vivid she's living them day and night. When demons invade her quiet life, she wonders if she's going mad. Or if perhaps she's remembering a past life she had no idea existed...! In the midst of betrayal,

#NewRelease and #Giveaway: Plight of the Highlander by Sky Purington

Today I'm going to treat you with something hot! A Time Travel Fantasy Romance called Plight of the Highlander, The MacLomain Series, Next Generation, Book 5 by Sky Purington It was published on Novembe14 th, 2014 and Tamra Westberry was the Cover Artist.     A little a bit about the book:   With the dragon blood of her Viking ancestors coursing through her veins, Torra MacLomain has long tried to keep her Scottish clan safe. But a ruthless enemy has been watching...waiting. As Keir Hamilton launches his plan to possess her, many secrets come to light including her passion for a certain highlander.   When Colin MacLeod's undying love for Torra is discovered, he's given an ultimatum. Watch his lass die a brutal death or defect from his clan to lead the Hamilton armies. Four winters later and in charge of Keir's warriors, Colin battles in an ongoing war against the MacLomains. Yet now the worst has come to pass. His ill-found chieftain has finally

#BookBlast: Connor by Irish Winters

Does heartache hurt so much worse than gunshot? And how many times can a man say he’s sorry?   Author Irish Winters has put her main character, Connor Maher in such a difficult situation that he has to find out the answers to these questions. As if dogging the brutal Sonoran Cartel through sun-baked Utah isn't tough enough, he's come face to face with his worst nightmare. Diminutive ex-Marine spitfire, Isabella Ramos, has just three words to say to him: I. Hate. You.   Like he hasn’t heard that before. Why was he the one who got to live?   Izza only accepted the Utah operation because he’d be there. It’s time Connor knows the truth, but how can she trust him with her life much less the secret she’s come to share? He's nothing but grief personified behind the guise of an blue-eyed, honorable man. Not until the cold-blooded SC dumps her and Connor in the farthest corner of the relentless Utah desert does she begin to realize…. There are worse things than

Join me on my first ever online takeover!

Haven't you joined yet the Release Day Party for "The Syrian Virgin" by Zack Love ? Talented author Zack Love has just published his new book 'The Syrian Virgin' and since Monday he has been throwing a glamorous online party! You'll make me super happy if you check out the blurb for "The Syrian Virgin", add it to your TBR on Goodreads ( book/show/23172131-the-syrian- virgin ) and in a comment below, tell me what books or movies this story reminds you of. This event started on Monday and we've all been having so much fun thanks to all those amazing authors from all over the world who participate with giveaways, quizzes, funny stories and weird pictures. If you haven't joined the party yet, make sure you do so on Friday 14 November at 13:00 (EST) to join me on my takeover!!! And enter the Rafflocopter giveaway posted on the event's page for your chance to win some of many amazing prizes. And who know

#CoverReveal: Eight Birds for Christmas by Tara Mayoros

Cover Reveal Day again today! Author Tara Mayoros has a brand new Christmas novella coming out soon, but with a cover this fantastic, it deserves a little bit of a celebration today! First, I'd like to introduce to you my quest.     As a child, Tara Mayoros moved to Asia with her family where her love of different cultures and travel began. In college she satisfied her wanderlust by moving to China, filling her head with countless stories, and occasionally writing them down.   Years, marriage, children and many adventures later, she picked up her dusty pen and paper (or laptop) and realized that writing took her to different worlds and gave her the experiences that she yearned for. As an author, artist, baker, music teacher, gardner, and nature lover – she sees the beauty in the process, and the miracle, of creation. The Rocky Mountains are her home and they call to her whenever she finds herself in need of inspiration. How to catch up with her https://www

#NewCoverReveal: 'Cutlass' by Ashley Nixon

And, yes, this is the third post of the day! And again it is a Cover Reveal. In fact it's a New Cover Reveal! Author Ashley Nixon held a launch party about a month ago to show off her new book. This was the old cover: It was amazing but the author had the feeling it could be even more better. So here it is, the NEW one! Well, what do you think? About Cutlass Notorious pirate Barren Reed has one thing on his mind: Revenge against the man who killed his father. So kidnapping his enemy's fiancé seems a perfect plan…until he actually does it. Larkin Lee is more than a pretty face and fiancé to a powerful man. Her fierce personality is enough to make any pirate want to push her overboard. But when the King of the Orient comes to Barren with a task—to find the Bloodstone, a powerful gem thought only to exist in legend, Barren sees another opportunity to destroy his enemy. Together, Barren, Larkin and a crew of pirates set off to find the stone, only to disco

Dave Einsenstart's 'Bleeding Kansas' plus Top10

The second post of the day is about an author with great sense of humour. Why am I saying that? Just read his Bio! Dave Einsenstart has been writing professionally and working in the film industry in various capacities for more years than he actually remembers. Nine of his feature film scripts have been produced, including the award-winning comedy Monkey Love (starring Jeremy Renner) and the horror classic Creepozoids. Like film producer George Lucas, Dave graduated with a degree from USC Cinema; unlike Mr. Lucas, everything else. Dave's first novel, The Video Killer, is probably vile, tasteless trash, but possibly amusing, and currently available from Spanking Pulp Press. Dave was born in Kansas, grew up in Kansas, and received his BA in English Literature from the University of Kansas. His interest in the Missouri/Kansas border war stems from that early exposure. Dave now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, a production sound mixer on major motion pictures. His daugh