Teaser Tuesday

Now that Thief of Hope is back out in the world once more, I can finally get back to finishing book 2 in the series. I’m thinking I will do a regular posting of some teasers to let you know what’s coming. Be warned, though, the book is still in progress and whatever I post here is by no means final!

Thief of Destiny teaser:

“You have no idea how dangerous they can be.” Tam’s voice returned to a whisper. “They’d control me if they could. I know who you really are, Sydney. I know what you are. We are alike, you and I.” He leaned across the table. “The shadows. You’ve seen them, haven’t you? They haunt your nights and your days.”

The room suddenly grew cold. A dozen questions flashed through her mind. “What do you mean, we’re alike? Have you seen the Shadow Folk?”

“All the time. If we don’t—” He stopped and stared at the marble in her hand, then stood abruptly. “I can hear them. They’re watching you, just like I warned you. It’s not safe for me to linger here. Remember what I said. Beware the faery folk. They will destroy you if you’re not careful.”

 Copyright © Cindy Young-Turner

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Thief of Hope is back!

ThiefOfHope-web_newI’m happy to announce that Thief of Hope is once more available! You can get the ebook for just $2.99 on Amazon and the paperback is available as well. You can also get the prequel, Journey to Hope, a short novella, for only $.99. Thanks for your support and your patience.  Now I’m back to working hard on book 2!

Links:

Thief of Hope: Kindle | Paperback

Journey to Hope: Kindle

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Sorrow’s Edge blog tour

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I’m excited to be hosting a blog tour stop for Sorrow’s Edge by Danielle DeVor. Keep reading to find out more and for a fun author interview. And be sure to enter the Rafflecopter for a chance to win a $5 Amazon gift card!

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Finding the truth can sometimes be harder than exorcising a demon…

Jimmy Holiday, defrocked priest- turned- exorcist, is trying to make sense of his life. With his on-again-off-again witchy girlfriend moving in, Lucy- the spirit from his last exorcism hanging around, and a secret organization of exorcists hounding him, Jimmy is feeling the stress.

When a stranger calls in the middle of the night asking for help with a possession, Jimmy is puzzled. Especially when the dude on the phone says he got his number from Jimmy’s old mentor. Too bad his mentor has been dead for several years.

After a mysterious silver flask arrives at his doorstep, Jimmy is left with two options: either ignore the phone call and the flask, or listen to Lucy and travel to Arizona to solve the mystery before all hell breaks loose- literally.

Genre: Dark Fantasy

Series: Book 2 of the Sorrow’s

(Also check out Sorrow’s Point, Book 1 in the series)

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Named one of the Examiner’s 2014 Women in Horror: 93 Horror Authors You Need to Read Right Now, Danielle DeVor has been spinning the spider webs, or rather, the keyboard for more frights and oddities. She spent her early years fantasizing about vampires and watching “Salem’s Lot” way too many times. When not writing and reading about weird things, you will find her hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, enjoying a mocha frappuccino. Visit her at danielledevor.wordpress.com.

Buy Link for Sorrow’s Edge:

http://amzn.com/0990882705

Links for Danielle:

Twitter: @sammyig

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/danielledevorauthor

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/DanielleDeVor

Website: http://danielledevor.wordpress.com

Blog: http://ddevor.weebly.com

Author Interview

Q: Where were you born? Are you the kind of person who likes to move around a lot, or do you prefer to live in one place?

A: I was born in Morgantown, WV. I did move to Baton Rouge, LA, for awhile in 2000, but I ended up moving back home. Guess you can’t get the mountains out of this girl. LOL

Q: What sparked your interest in writing? How long have you been writing?

A: I think it kind of happened organically. I do remember being in elementary school and there being a weekly prize for the person who wrote the best poem. I was really proud when my poem finally got picked. But, I think I dabbled in tiny stories and things prior to that. So, I’ve been writing most of my life.

Q: What provided the inspiration for Sorrow’s Edge?

A: My father is a huge cowboy buff, so when I was trying to think of an interesting setting for the second book in the Sorrow’s series, Tombstone immediately popped into my head. That, of course, left me open for Jimmy to have something to do with his ancestor.

Q: How would you describe your path toward publication?

A: Rocky. I thought I would write on book, get a literary agent, then get a contract with a big publisher. That, of course, is not how things worked out. Now, that is still my goal, but I’m fine writing for small presses too.

Q: Do you have any advice for aspiring writers?

A: Make sure that you don’t get ahead of yourself. Beta readers are wonderful things. Use them. Polish your book to the point that you can’t do anything else with it. That’s when you start submitting places.

Q: Name a few authors who have inspired you and describe why.

A: Anne Rice- she started the modern movement of “likeable” vampires in the 1970’s.

Stephen King- Horror wouldn’t be the same without him.

Richard Matheson- Gave us I Am Legend which is IMO one of the best vampire books ever written.

Q: What are you currently writing?

A: A sci-fi vampire book, currently entitled, “Maw”. If you lumped the films, The Warriors, Lifeforce, and Event Horizon together, you will get Maw.

Q: Coffee, tea, or hard liquor? (or all three?)

A: Definitely all three. But, the hard liquor tends to be once in a blue moon sort of thing.

Q: What books are you currently reading or on your to-be-read list?

A: I have a Sci-fi book on my kindle by Sergei Lukanyenko that I need to read. I also plan on re-reading Prince Lestat soon.

Q: And now for the bonus fluff question: If you could be a character in your one of your favorite novels, which character would you be and why?

A: Oh, totally Lestat. I love Lestat. He is just so damn cool, ya know? I mean, why wouldn’t you want to be “The Brat Prince”?

Love your answers, Danielle! And I am also a huge Lestat fan! 

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CMP Black Friday sale

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m sharing this to help out my CMP peeps because they are having a Huge Black Friday .99 Kindle SALE! Check out some of these great authors below and don’t forget to enter the rafflecopter for your chance to win lots of fun stuff!

The sale runs from Black Friday to New Years, so lots of time to buy LOTS AND LOTS OF FABULOUS BOOKS published by Crescent Moon Press!

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Caden’s Fate, by Kate McKeever

Fairyproof, by Constance Phillips

Resurrecting Harry, by Constance Phillips

Speak of the Devil, by Shawna Romkey

The Devil Made Me Do It, by Shawna Romkey

What Gifts She Carried, by Lindsey Loucks

The Grave Winner, by Lindsey Loucks

Violet Midnight, by Lynn Rush

Violet Dawn, by Lynn Rush

Violet Storm, by Lynn Rush

Wasteland, by Lynn Rush

Awaited, by Lynn Rush

Tainted, by Lynn Rush

Prelude to Darkness, by Lynn Rush

Son of a Mermaid, by Katie O’Sullivan

Blood of a Mermaid, by Katie O’Sullivan

Wanted: One Ghost, by Loni Lynne

Ruined, by Kinley Baker

Denied, by Kinley Baker

Endured, by Kinley Baker

Gemini Rising, by Louann Carroll

A Shadow of Time, by Louann Carroll

Dakota Capitve, by Alythia Brown

Sorrow’s Point, by Danielle DeVor

Sorrow’s Edge, by Danielle DeVor

Red, by Reese Reed

The Memory Witch, by Heather Topham Wood

Not Your Average Fairy Tale, by Chantele Sedgwick

Not Your Average Happy Ending, Chantele Sedgwick

A Stiff Kiss, by Avery Olive

Won’t Let Go, by Avery Olive

Idyllic Avenue, by Chad Ganske

Rift Healer, by Diane M Haynes

Still Hunt, by Diane M Haynes

First Contact, by Kat Green

Citizens of Logan Pond: Life, by Rebecca Belliston

Irons in the Fire, by Penelope Marzec

The Company You Keep, by Penelope Marzec

Kiss of Blarney, by Penelope Marzec

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New release: Relics by Maer Wilson

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Relics

Most of Thulu and La Fi’s clients are dead. Which is perfect since their detective agency caters to the supernatural. But a simple job finding a lost locket leads to a big case tracking relics for an ancient daemon.

The daemon needs the relics to keep a dangerous portal closed. His enemy, Gabriel, wants the relics to open the portal and give his people access to a new feeding ground ñ Earth.

Caught on live TV, other portals begin to open and the creatures of magic return to Earth. The people of Earth are not alone, but will soon wish they were.

When Gabriel threatens their family, Thulu and La Fi’s search becomes personal. The couple will need powerful help in the race to find the relics before Gabriel does. But maybe that’s what ghostly friends, magical allies and daemonic clients are for.

When the creatures of myth and magic return to Earth, they’re nothing like your mother’s fairy tales.

Excerpt:

When the dead are afraid, there’s a big problem. The fear cut through the abandoned warehouse as sharp as the dagger at my throat. The tall, powerful being easily held me immobile. Breaking promises and lying to ancient creatures who can make you very dead, very fast was not such a good idea.

Humans and non-humans, living and dead, all of us were cautious not to make any sudden moves that would send my captor over the edge.

I tried to take careful breaths. I was terrified, more afraid than I’d ever been in my life and in shock, too. Betrayal and death will do that to you, let me tell you.

Like a car out of control on ice, my thoughts careened all over the place. I could only hope someone in the group was thinking clearer than me. I kept my eyes down to hide the emotions I knew would upset the others. No sense letting Thulu and the rest know just how freaked out I really was.

All I could tell myself was to breathe easy and try not to swallow. There was nothing but silence for long minutes, as both sides continued to wait. No one moved. Even the dead were frozen with fear. Now there’s a scary thought.

Relics can be found at these retailers:

Amazon – Kindle | Amazon – Paperback | Barnes & Noble – Nook |  iTunes

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Maer AuthorAfter a successful career being other people, and later teaching others the many tricks of that trade, Maer Wilson has decided to be herself for a while. Turns out she’s a writer. She’s always loved stories, especially fantasy, mystery and sci fi. Maer was born in the Year of the Dragon and has a dragon-themed room in her home, but sadly no dragons in the back yard. When she’s not writing, Maer plays online video games, teaches college and reads. Maer is a partner in Ellysian Press, a small publishing house. She also co-hosts the literary podcast MythBehaving. Maer lives in the high desert of Southern Nevada with her three dogs, a chihuahua and two poodles.

Her books include Relics and Portals, Books 1 and 2 in the Modern Magics series. The upcoming third book in the series is Magics. There are also three novelettes in the series – Ghost Memory, Unwanted Ghost and Ghost Dancer. A fourth story, Wedding Ghost, is also planned. You can find all books and novelettes in the Modern Magics series at Amazon.

You can find Maer at these links:

Maer’s Website | Amazon | Facebook

Twitter | Goodreads | Pinterest

Giveaway

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PRIZES

2 Winners–ecopy of RELICS

1 Winner–$5 Amazon Gift Card

1 Winner–$10 Amazon Gift Card

2 Winners–ecopies of the Modern Magics Novelettes: Ghost Memory, Unwanted Ghost, and Ghost Dancer

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