Friday, June 12, 2015

New Release: THE HEARTBEAT THIEF by AJ Krafton #darkfantasy #Poe

HAPPY RELEASE DAY to The Heartbeat Thief! Let this New Adult dark fantasy surround you in shadows and embrace you in the arms of eternity...
"Krafton not only tells you a story, she makes you experience it with your senses. You can feel the fog moistening your skin as Senza wanders around London. You can smell the city's decay. You can hear the clatter of horses against the cobblestones. And your own heart will anguish along with Senza as she despairs about life--and death--in an era when a woman's beauty guaranteed her a well-matched marriage, even more than her wealth..." --Ronesa Aveela, author of the Mystical Emona series
dark fantasy, paranormal, Victorian, gothic, new adult, Kindle, novel
The Heartbeat Thief by AJ Krafton

Haunted by a crushing fear of death, a young Victorian woman discovers the secret of eternal youth--she must surrender her life to attain it, and steal heartbeats to keep it.

In 1860 Surrey, a young woman has only one occupation: to marry. Senza Fyne is beautiful, intelligent, and lacks neither wealth nor connections. Finding a husband shouldn't be difficult, not when she has her entire life before her. But it's not life that preoccupies her thoughts. It's death--and that shadowy spectre haunts her every step.

So does Mr. Knell. Heart-thumpingly attractive, obviously eligible--he'd be her perfect match if only he wasn't so macabre. All his talk about death, all that teasing about knowing how to avoid it...

When her mother arranges a courtship with another man, Senza is desperate for escape from a dull prescripted destiny. Impulsively, she takes Knell up on his offer. He casts a spell that frees her from the cruelty of time and the threat of death--but at a steep price. In order to maintain eternal youth, she must feed on the heartbeats of others.

From the posh London season to the back alleys of Whitechapel, across the Channel, across the Pond, across the seas of Time...

How far will Senza Fyne go to avoid Death?

The latest in dark fantasy from Ash Krafton...It's a little bit Jane Austen, a little bit Edgar Allen Poe, and a whole lot of stealing heartbeats in order to stay young and beautiful forever...

"One of the best stories I've ever read..."
"I highly recommend this novel to readers of all ages."
"A beautifully enchanting story that will steal your heart one beat at a time."

The Heartbeat Thief
is on special through June 13, 2015...
(List price $3.99)

BOOK BLITZ hosted by Xpresso Tours...stop in for your chance to win. A prize at every single blog!
Stop by Ash Krafton's blog for information on The Heartbeat Thief blog tour and giveaways including the Rafflecopter below

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Thursday, May 28, 2015

The Heartbeat Thief: Happy Dances and Swag For All!

The Heartbeat Thief is coming out on June 12...that's only 15 days away.   And last night, for the first time, the book hit the Top 100 lists on Amazon.

It's officially a BEST SELLER!

Today, I'm celebrating. That means, party favors!

I want to thank everyone who has pre-ordered their copy already... remember you can get a signed poster from me when you email me the deets (for more on that giveaway, see THIS POST)

But today, I'm feeling super inspired. I've been at the swag all morning.

I'll be slipping cameos into random mailers for the people who request their poster. Want one? You know what to do... pre-order your copy and drop me a line. One of these beats can be yours!

I'm also working on gorgeous black lace chokers for the blog tour giveaway... stay tuned for more about the upcoming release tour.

So keep those emails coming so I can get your poster and swag to you... and thank you so much for giving THE HEARTBEAT THIEF a chance to become an Amazon BESTSELLER!

Monday, May 4, 2015

Pre-order THE HEARTBEAT THIEF and get a signed poster from AJ Krafton!

When my husband rolled his eyes at the mailbox, I knew it could only mean one thing: my swag order came in!

I *do* love book swag... bookmarks, posters, magnets, postcards... you name it, I swag it. :)

This particular shipment had me very excited, because it's a special gift for my readers who are grabbing their copy of THE HEARTBEAT THIEF while it's on preorder.

From the moment I saw it, I was in love with this book cover--almost as much in love as I am with the story :) If this cover steals your heart the way it stole mine, don't despair...this love doesn't have to go unrequited.
THE HEARTBEAT THIEF comes out on Kindle on June 12, 2015 and if you pre-order it, you'll get it for the special price of 99 cents. This price will only be active for the first two days it's on sale so pre-ordering will lock in this lush deal. (But it won't last forever... after the first two days, the book goes back to 3.99...still a pretty great price but, let's face it. Not as great as 99c.)

And here's a goodie just for you, my lovelies! Not only will you get my Poe-inspired novel for an amazing deal, I will also send a signed poster to the first 100 people who pre-order the book.

I also found the sweetest cameos, perfect for velvet ribbon bookmarks. (You can see them in the upper-right corner of the photo.) I have a feeling those beauties will be making their way into random envelopes, as well.

(What's that noise I hear? Oh, it's just the sound of my husband rolling his eyes again. He just doesn't get it, does he?)

Just send your pre-order receipts to ashkrafton @ and I'll get your thank you gift in the mail to you.
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And as always, happy reading!

Cheers, Ash