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Congratulations to Alexandru, Alison and Sheri for their top three wins in the Angels of the Knights Making Connections Blog Tour! Happy reading! And, spending! :)
A huge THANK YOU! to Shannon M. at Making Connections for hosting and all the amazing bloggers that participated. I appreciate all you did.
Yes, you know what it is. Typo. Like most authors, I take enormous pride in the quality of my work and a single comma out of place is enough to keep me up at night. Despite numerous rounds with proofreaders, a few minor typos in Angels of the Knights were recently brought to my attention and, as a result, I had the books re-edited. If you purchased any books in the series before 6/12, please make sure you download the digital update. Amazon claims they have an automatic updates feature but it doesn't (and never has) worked. Customers must do this manually. For those who purchased print copies or ebooks from retailers who do not provide updates, simply send me a message on my contact page and I will send a new error-free book.
Thank you, dear readers, for your understanding. Truly. I know how distracting it can be to a great story to come across typos while reading, so my sincerest apologies to all.
Then, again, I suppose it could always be worse.
He wants out of his ordinary life and she wants in.
Stassi is everything he’s not. Confident, strong, ruthless. More animal than human, really. When Jack discovers more about the Lycena and their eternal fight, he can’t help but be drawn into their world. However, nothing is as it seems, and it’s a choice that has tragic consequences for them both as neither are prepared for the cunning of the serpent that slithers just out of sight.
Coming winter 2014.
Hi folks! After giving my last post more thought, I decided that the Knight/Princess idea for my next book will feature Airron Falewir's daughter from Island Shifters.
When we last saw Izzy in An Oath of the Children, she was having a bit of a rough time battling the enemy Ellvinians. (No spoilers in case you haven’t read it.) Three years later, she makes an appearance in An Oath of the Kings, and I’m finding her a spectacular character to write about. She’s the daughter of one of the most well-known and powerful shifters on the island. She carries the weight of trauma from her experience in Children. And, she’s a teen. A young lady coming into her own and dealing with all of the angst that journey entails.
In Feral Princess, she will be a few years older yet enabling me to address a more mature plot between her and her Knight. The story will take place off the island of Massa to give a fresh take on this familiar character that you will have watched grow from a young child over the series.
At least, that’s the plan right now. Still have two other books to finish first!
Much more later...:)
Wow! There's so much going on, I don't know where to begin. Let's start with Island Shifters - An Oath of the Kings (Book 4). The official release date is July 31, 2014 (edited--sorry!). The writing is going extremely well and I'm pleased with how it's shaping up. I can only be so fortunate if you do, too. ;)
After that, I’ll be working on a book called Eden’s Creatures. I’ve been collaborating with a new illustrator and will have a cover to reveal within the next few weeks. It’s contemporary fantasy, but not sure if it will be YA, New Adult or Adult yet. Depends on how the story fleshes out. Projected release date Winter, 2014.
Next, I will start on a historical romance tentatively called Feral Princess. At this point, I don’t have any concrete story ideas. I just know that I want to create a rogue Knight in a medieval setting (or possibly even Massa). He's a loner. A hard-as-nails bad ass who does not tolerate the company of people very well. That is, until he meets a beautiful, but willful, runaway Princess who manages to get under his skin. Projected release date Spring, 2015.
In between all of these projects, I may try to relax a bit and build some real-life memories. You know, read a little, laugh a lot, and enjoy a great summer with family and friends. I wish you all the same. In the meantime, please send me your comments. I can never get enough.
My very best always,
It's promotion time! In appreciation for such amazing readers and because I know how expensive it can get to buy all your favorite books, the ebook price of An Oath of the Mage (Book Two) and An Oath of the Children (Book Three) will be reduced to .99 cents on Friday, March 7th! The links below are to Amazon for the Kindle, but you can get other versions through Smashwords. I will post a coupon code on Friday.
Hope you enjoy!
For those interested, a few tidbits about ISB4. The story takes place three years after ISB3 (An Oath of the Children). Kiernan, Beck, Rogan & Airron, now in their early forties, are enmeshed in their own lives. Soon, deadly political games bring the old friends back together again just to tear them apart in a powder keg of intrigue where no one is safe. Lifelong alliances are questioned, battle lines are drawn and tragedy strikes. Twice.
Of the children, Kenley is away on humanitarian travels. Kellan, Kane & Reilly are at Mage training for most of the story, but Jala and Izzy play prominent roles.
Readers are introduced to a rogue male Draca Cat named Regus who prowls the borders of Iserlohn. Enormous and powerful, Regus is unique in his capacity to summon a primordial element of his dragon heritage—fire breathing. But, due to his inability to control the magic that rages inside, he shuns his fellow Dracas. When an innocent life hangs in the balance, will this fierce loner do what he must at the price of his freedom? Or will he walk away?
Even I’m not sure yet. ;)
Nikki is now available on Amazon (both in print and ebook) a few days ahead of schedule. B&N, Kobo & Apple releases will be available within the next few weeks.
Working on Island Shifters 4 now. I'll have more information regarding another novel I plan to write after IS4 tentatively titled "God's Creatures".
Thank you all for your support! Keep those comments coming!
The Angels trilogy just received a facelift! I found a great new graphic artist, Deanna Dionne, who made a few tweaks to the covers in the way of an accent color and new fonts. I also made some edits to the books. With Nikki now finished, I took the opportunity to go back through Fallon and Blane to ensure consistency with the plot, and the process allowed me to make edits and add foreshadowing that didn't exist before. I'm excited about the changes because I know that they will enhance the trilogy as a whole.
So, if you already have digital copies of Books 1 & 2, make sure you retrieve the updates for your e-reader. (Fallon has already been uploaded and Blane will be uploaded by Tuesday.) And, let me know what you think of the new covers! I would love to hear your thoughts.
Look for Nikki to be released this Valentine's Day! If you are a Goodreads member, click on the button below for a chance to win signed copies of all three books in the trilogy. Other exciting giveaways will be posted soon. Good luck!