Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wolf's Bane Wrap-Ups and Winners!

Has it already been a month?

The moon is slowly waning gibbous, like a pounding heartbeat slowing after a chase. We catch our breath, watch the sky, and count the days until we run again.

I spent the morning sending emails and packaging prizes... we had TWO gift pack winners, thanks to your devotion to all things Rafflecopter :) You can check the widgets here and in this post here to see if your name came up.

There is also a copy of WOLF'S BANE going out to a reader in Portugal, thanks to the Goodreads giveaway. (Amazingly, it was a Portuguese reader who won BLEEDING HEARTS at Goodreads... she was also an avid reviewer and YouTuber who became one of my long-time supporters. See Ner's website to check out her reviews of Bleeding Hearts, Blood Rush, and Wolf's Bane) Portugal is high up on my list of Places I Must Visit because it's full of people who are passionate about books!

As promised, another Demimonde Companion story is up on can read The Horus Bird, which is a deleted scene from WOLF'S BANE (Demimonde #3). Spoiler alert if you haven't finished BLOOD RUSH yet...

If you are still in the mood for a giveaway, check out this post on the Beach Reads giveaway... you can still get really lucky!

Thanks for hanging out with me on the release tour for my latest book... bless you all and Happy Reading!

Monday, July 14, 2014

Beach Reads Giveaway Hop July 14-18

You know, I'd been starting to worry that, once my WOLF'S BANE release tour wrapped up, I'd be at a loss for stuff to do. I guess I could get back to writing The Heartbeat Thief. I guess I could go back to constantly refreshing my inbox, waiting for the artwork to my upcoming para rom to arrive. I guess I could maybe even re-introduce myself to my husband and children.

I guessed wrong :) I've been doing multi-giveaways for weeks now. Can't quit cold turkey, now. That would be irresponsible and possibly disastrous. So...

One more blog hop before I go back to the real world, 'kay?

This one is simple... leave a comment and record your entry in the Rafflecopter. Winner gets a gift card so they can download a coveted beach read for their eReader!

Did you know that my urban fantasy BLEEDING HEARTS (Demimonde #1) was once compared to a beach read?
"... an emotionally gripping story that at times deceivingly reads like a light, airy beach read one second, only to surprise you with its depth the next."

See the full review (and the fancy-smancy graphic of the blog award BLEEDING HEARTS won) here if you need a new book for your trip to the beach!

I'd love to hear what you think... what is it about a book that makes it a great beach read? Think... comment... win. :) And happy reading!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Check out the other stops in this hop... and stock up on your summer reading list!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Final Days of the Wolf's Bane Tour...

The darkness remained at the edges, content to let the sun shine while it was the sun's proper time to do so. But night would fall. It always did. The sky turned, the wheel turned, and eventually, we turned with it. --Wolf's Bane (Demimonde #3)

We are in the last week of Wolf's Bane release tour... and the full moon is approaching once more.

I remember watching the moon as I wrote this final book in the trilogy. I'd found the coolest little app for my Windows phone and kept track of the moon's swell and wane throughout the months. Each night, I'd check the sky to see where in the Wheel we were and I'd contemplate my character, Sophie, doing the same thing... counting the days until the moon would shine full and reveal her fate. Each chapter reflects the wax and the wane of the moon as we count down the days with her.

The moon reaches full on Saturday, and in the days that follow it we'll be wrapping up the tour. There will be another Demimonde Companion story going up on one a deleted chapter from Wolf's Bane.

We'll also be finding out the winners of the various giveaways. Haven't entered? Find the two Rafflecopters here and here, and the Goodreads giveaway here.

The final week of tour stops:

July 7 Spotlight and review

The Bookie Monster 

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 8 Spotlight

The Creatively Green Write at Home Mom

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 8 review

Vampires, Werewolves, & Fairies Oh My!


July 9 Guest blog

Science Fiction and Such

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 10 Spotlight

Lisa’s World of Books

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 10 Spotlight

Shah Wharton, author


July 10 review

Jeep Diva


July 11 Spotlight

Roxanne’s Realm

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 11 Review

A Cup of Coffee and a Book


July 14 Guest blog

Fang-tastic Books

(Bewitching Tour Stop)


July 15 Review

Pure Jonel


July 15 Spotlight

Danyelle Leafty, author

July 15 Spotlight

Terri Rochenski, author