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Despite the attack that almost took her life, Emma Morgan has accepted the risk that comes from being in love with an immortal

Friday, September 3rd, 2021
 

 

 

Baited

 

Bound
Series Book 3

 

by
Jennifer Dean

 

Genre:
YA Paranormal Romance

 

 

Normal
seniors worry about if they will get rejected from their dream
school, what they are going to wear to their last prom, or if it’s
possible to stay close with the friends they grew up with after high
school.

 

But
Emma Morgan has come to learn that normality is a thing of the past.
Especially when her eighteenth birthday is a mere reminder of the
newly accepted deal she has made to lure a vengeful immortal named
Thomas back into Alexander territory. A plan that will certainly make
the humans of her world safer but comes with the risk of not living
to see graduation.

 

 

 

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Series Book 2

 

Despite
the attack that almost took her life, Emma Morgan has accepted the
risk that comes from being in love with an immortal like Liam
Alexander.

 

But
continuing to seek the approval of her older brother is a whole
different struggle, and when tensions finally reach a breaking point
between the siblings, looming enemies take advantage of the
distraction. And even though the Alexanders are quick to form a
search party for their newest coven member, Emma learns that finding
her brother may come at a high price.

 

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Bound
Series Book 1

 

 

When
fate leads Emma Morgan back to her small hometown of Washington, she
learns that the life she knew three years ago has changed once she
meets the charmingly, mysterious Liam Alexander. But when her brother
Sean, voices his disapproval, Emma finds her loyalty in the way of
her newfound curiosity of the youngest Alexander. Only the more she
tries to avoid Liam the more she finds him in her constant
company.

 

 

A
risk that leads down a dangerous path for both once Emma begins to
discover a secret about the Alexanders that no human should ever
know.

 

 

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has studied Creative Writing and Literature and lives in Nashville,
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Reaping souls, now there is something I never dreamed I would do, but here I am doing just that

Friday, May 21st, 2021

 

Chosen

 

Raven
Daughter Book 3

 

by
A.D. Trosper

 

Genre:
YA Paranormal Fantasy Romance

 

 

This
is the third and final book in the Raven Daughter series.
 

 

I’m
fully bound to Caius and I don’t regret it. I carry more than his
blood within me and I don’t regret that either.
 

 

Although
we found safety, we can’t hide because souls aren’t the only thing
at stake anymore and time is running out as we race toward the dagger
and whatever future comes after.
 

 

The
veils themselves are weakening. Everyone knows my secret. Old wounds
are forcing me to stop and face them. And now, I have more to fight
for than the Lost. I’ve never had so much lose.
 

 

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Betrayed

 

Raven
Daughter Book 2

 

 

I
was never supposed to go to the Between. I was never supposed to fall
in love with Caius. And yet, I’ve done both. Since stepping through
that portal, I’ve done a lot of things I never thought I
would.

 

Like
coming face-to-face with a god. Or encountering the one person in all
the worlds I didn’t want to meet. Or having a fairy floor me with
just a few words and realizing things are a lot more complicated than
just stopping the Lost.
 

 

Everything
is changing, secrets are revealed, and something that shouldn’t
even be possible has become reality. I never imagined any of this
could happen. My imagination was clearly lacking.
 
 

 

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Unveiled

 

Raven
Daughter Book 1

 

 

***Raven
Daughter is a completed series of three books.
 

 

I’m
Jo and the death of my mother revealed a whole lot of secrets she was
keeping. Like the fact that my sperm-donor father was a freaking
angel who couldn’t keep it in his pants and slept with a woman he
should never have been with. Or the fact I’m not mortal and would
one day be a reaper of souls.
 

 

Reaping
souls, now there is something I never dreamed I would do, but here I
am doing just that. Or at least I was, until souls started becoming
Lost. And that’s when things went south.
 

 

When
I stupidly agreed to help discover what was causing the Lost without
reading the fine print first. Now a lot of immortals would like to
see me dead because of what I might become. To top it off, I ended up
blood bound to a powerful half-demon who is supposed to be a reaper’s
sworn enemy. Funny thing is he may be the only one I can
trust.
 

 

Warning:
Although this series deals with angels and demons, there is nothing
religious about them. Anyone looking for that within the pages of
these books will be disappointed.
 

 

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mother, ruler of the world inside my head…mostly. I currently work
and live on the plains of central Kansas with its gorgeous skies and
fantastic storms. I have two sweet dogs and I’m owned by a cat who
thinks she is a goddess that should be worshipped. When not reading
or writing, I game and garden, I also take care of my large flock of
incredibly spoiled chickens who in return, give me rather expensive
free eggs.
 
 

 

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Newhaven; Abigail wonder whether her own father’s death was accidental, or if he was punished for seeking something he was never meant to find

Saturday, May 15th, 2021



Newhaven
The
Reaper Trilogy Book 2
by
Elizabeth J. Rekab
Genre:
YA Paranormal


New
town, new rules… Same evil.


After
discovering that everything they believed in was a lie, the survivors
of Everhaven struggle to adapt to life in the harsh Outside world.
Abigail, her mother, and her boyfriend, Preston have settled into a
town noted for psychics—a role Abbie quickly adapts to thanks to
her continued ability to communicate with the Dead. She can’t help
but wonder why ghosts disappear when they touch her, but she doesn’t
have time to contemplate that when she has a vision of a new town,
like Everhaven. Abbie realizes with horror that it’s happening all
over again.


Now,
she must locate the town and figure out a way back inside the Beneath
to free her father and best friend. Secrets revealed along the way
threaten to derail Abbie’s plans, but she can’t let them. She’s
determined to defeat the terrible underworld ruler Ivan once and for
all; the fate of thousands of souls depends on it.


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A
town not even the Dead can escape. A teen who dreams of freedom. Can
Abbie save her loved ones before Everhaven claims their souls
forever?


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17-year-old
Abigail Walters knows that after an Everhaven resident dies, they
will come to her, just as she knows she will always be an outcast due
to her late father’s crimes. What’s more, she can’t leave Everhaven
no matter how badly she may want to escape. No resident can cross its
border into the outside world.

When
a string of random deaths and missing corpses plagues the town,
Abigail begins to wonder whether her own father’s death was
accidental, or if he was punished for seeking something he was never
meant to find. Unable to trust the authorities, Abigail embarks on a
mission to finish what her father started; uncover the truth of a
terrifying town conspiracy that threatens a fate far worse than
becoming a restless corpse.

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Elizabeth
J. Rekab is the author of Young Adult novels Everhaven and Hawnt. Her
specialty is teen angst with a paranormal twist. She loves all
fiction from comedic to romantic but gravitates towards fantasy, the
supernatural, and the macabre. Her favorite thing to do is write
chilling short stories and Young Adult paranormal thrillers with no
shortage of her trademark wise-cracking characters.
When
she’s not creating an immersive page-turner, she’s either searching
for her next travel destination or hanging out with her Yorkipoo,
three cats, and Senegal parrot in her home in Florida.

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Having access to the might of the legendary wolf Fenrir is bad enough, but to allow him access to other, similarly magnificent powers, is a recipe for disaster

Thursday, March 18th, 2021

 

A
Study in Shifters

 

The
Adventures of Marisol Holmes Book 1

 

by
Majanka Verstraete

 

Genre:
YA Paranormal

 

 

The
game is afoot.”

 

 

Seventeen-year-old
Marisol Holmes wants to live up to the family legacy; after all, she
is the great-great-great granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes. What’s
more Holmesian than a grisly murder? The Conclave, an underground
organization of detectives solving supernatural cases, is giving her
just one chance to catch a killer and join them. After all, as a
half-blood jaguar shifter, Marisol is uniquely qualified to solve
this murder—since every scrap of evidence points toward the culprit
being a fellow jaguar shifter.

 

 

There
is nothing more deceptive than an obvious fact.”

 

 

There’s
more to this than just evidence. Is one of her own people really
involved, or is this all a ploy to kick Marisol’s mother off the
shifter throne?

 

 

When
Marisol discovers her handsome best friend, Roan, is missing, she
realizes Roan may be the killer’s next target. The stakes just got
higher than political intrigue.

 

 

“When
you have eliminated the impossible, whatever remains, however
improbable, must be the truth.”

 

 

Just
when things couldn’t get worse, Marisol’s
ex-boyfriend-turned-nemesis, Mannix, starts leaving sinister clues
for her. In her last case, Mannix broke her heart and ruined her
case, and Marisol isn’t sure which is worse. Marisol fears this case
too might be far more personal than she could’ve
imagined.

 

 

“Elementary.”

 

 

It’s
time for Marisol to prove her worth, or her people could fall into
chaos while her best friend loses his life.

 

 

This
book is perfect for fans of: shapeshifters, steampunk, paranormal,
high school drama, teen romance, Sherlock Holmes and deadly intrigue.

 

 

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The
Sign of the Serpent

 

The
Adventures of Marisol Holmes Book 2

 

 

I
really could not put down The Sign of the Serpent, and I cannot help
myself loving Marisol more and more each page.” 

Am Kinda Busy Reading

 

 

Meet
Marisol Holmes: High School Student, jaguar shifter, and great
granddaughter of Sherlock Holmes. She’s solved countless
supernatural cases, but her next one’s the hardest yet.
Why?

 

Marisol
is about to lose her heart.

 

 

Two
days ago, terrible events shattered the very foundation of the
Conclave. Now, Marisol Holmes swears she’ll stop at nothing to
destroy the man she once loved: her arch nemesis, Mannix.

 

 

But
when a cryptic clue left by Mannix leads Marisol to a secret room
that once belonged to her father, she realizes that hunting down
Mannix won’t be that easy. If she wants to catch him, she’ll have
to retrace the steps of her own past and discovers secrets that might
have been best left buried.

 

 

When
the hunt for Mannix brings Marisol to London, she teams up again with
Roan and Wyatt on a quest for the truth that leads her through the
dark alleys of London, to shady shifter pubs, to libraries cloaked in
magic, and eventually to an abandoned castle in Scotland that once
belonged to her family.

 

 

But
Mannix is as sadistic as he’s smart. At every turn, Marisol and her
friends face harsh truths and deadly puzzles and risk their lives to
uncover a past that should stay buried. With the stakes getting
higher and Marisol’s attraction to Roan growing, can Marisol deny
what she truly wants, even if it puts her new love on a collision
course with her villainous ex?

 

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The
Wolf of the Baskervilles

 

The
Adventures of Marisol Holmes Book 3

 

 

 

Marisol
Holmes, great-great-granddaugther of Sherlock Holmes and jaguar
shifter, is being held captive in a castle belonging to her mortal
enemy Mannix, surrounded by people who want her dead. Meanwhile,
Mannix’s sidekick Indra is roaming around, pretending to be
Marisol.


The
more Marisol learns about Mannix’s plans, the more she realizes she
has to stop him at all costs. Underneath the castle is an underground
labyrinth filled with riddles that were once solved by her famous
ancestor, Sherlock Holmes. The labyrinth holds the powers of ancient
mythological creatures, similar to the power held by the
Sigils.


Mannix
having access to the might of the legendary wolf Fenrir is bad
enough, but to allow him access to other, similarly magnificent
powers, is a recipe for disaster.


Marisol
will have to do whatever it takes to stop Mannix, even if it means
risking her own life.

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Author Majanka
Verstraete has written more than twenty unique works of fiction. A
native of Belgium, Majanka’s novels explore the true nature of
monsters: the good, the bad, and just about every species in between.
Her young adult books include the acclaimed Mirrorland (YA Dark
Fantasy) and Angel of Death (YA Paranormal) series of novels. At MHB,
Majanka is currently developing a new YA shifter series with a fresh
take on fierce female detectives called THE ADVENTURES OF MARISOL
HOLMES.

 

When she’s not
writing, Majanka is probably playing World of Warcraft or catching up
with the dozens of TV series she’s addicted to.
 
 

 

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Sage and the Four as they navigate power manifestations, secrets, and a rouge coven looking to use her to siphon the ancient powers

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

 

 

The
Secret Circle

 

Children
of Chaos Series

 

by
P. Sawyer

 

Genre:
YA Fantasy, Paranormal

 

 

Sage
Pope is your typical teenager. High school student, avid softball
player…until she turns sixteen. One week before Sage’s birthday,
she is thrust into a world she only thought existed in legends. A
world full of magic, supernatural powers and secrets.

 

Adopted
by Pennies after her mother’s death, Sage is kept away from the
world of the Circle, an elite Wiccan coven tasked with protecting the
ancient powers in Salem, MA. However, Sage has been summoned and the
fate of Salem rests on her shoulders and the powers she doesn’t
even know she possesses.

 

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to readers, P. strives to show how mess love can be and how happily
ever afters aren’t always what they seem.

 

P. grew up in New
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Demons are attacking innocent people in town and coming straight for me

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

 

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Shadow
Seeker

 

A
Crow Haven Series Book 1

 

by
Michelle Areaux

 

Genre:
YA Paranormal Mystery, Romance

 

 

My
name is Lizzie Sanders and I am far from normal. You see, I know
ghosts and demons exist. How? Because I am the daughter of Sadie
Sanders–mediator to the dead extraordinaire. However, that isn’t
what makes me different. No, discovering I am a Shadow Seeker is what
truly signifies my own fate in the supernatural world.
 

 

In
one breath, my entire life was flipped upside down. At the heart of
small-town America, Nicholasville, KY houses southern charm and
deep-rooted secrets. It is here that I am forced to move after my
parents inherited my great aunt’s farm.

 

This
was supposed to be a change for us– a place where no one knew our
past, but of course, this town is haunted with its own mysteries yet
to be revealed. The true enigma being the secrets plaguing Crow
Haven– and the family it protects.

 

Just
when I thought I could handle the insane world I lived in, everything
changed.
 

 

He
happened.

 

Ace
Creed.
 

 

He
might be drool-worthy, but he is insufferable with his moody attitude
and demanding ways. Thankfully, I have his sister, Maylee, on my side
to help me deal with Ace.
 

 

As
it turns out, though, Ace’s attitude is the least of my
troubles.
 

 

Now,
demons are attacking innocent people in town and coming straight for
me. With the help of Ace and Crow Haven, I must uncover a way to rid
our town of the demons and save myself.
 

 

Only,
I have no idea what is more terrifying: the demons after me or the
guy stealing my heart.
 

 

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began as a child and then flourished into a passion and career. Now,
Michelle works as an editor with Kingston Publishing Company and
co-hosts author signing events through Readers Envy Author Events.
Check out the upcoming Lexington Legendary Book Bash on Facebook. If
she’s not teaching middle school students, at the ballpark with her
kids, or just hanging out with her family, she is writing her next
fun and flirty fantasy novel.
 
 

 

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The Trouble With Demons,

Friday, January 31st, 2020

The Rising Tide series is one of the best modern vampire stories I have ever read

Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Rising
Tide: Dark Innocence
The
Maura DeLuca Trilogy Book 1
by
Claudette Melanson
Genre:
YA Paranormal
 
Rising
Tide will sink its fangs into you, keeping you awake into the wee
hours of the night

 

 

Could
Maura’s life get any worse? …turns out it most certainly can.
Isolated
and sheltered by her lonely mother, Maura’s never been able to make
friends. She seems to drive her classmates away—except for the odd
times they pay enough attention to torture her—but she doesn’t
understand why. Maura considers herself to be a freak of nature, with
her unusually pale skin and an aversion to the sun that renders her
violently nauseous. Her belief is only worsened by the fact that
almost everyone around her keeps their distance.
Even
her own father deserted her before she was born, leaving Maura alone
with her emotionally distant mother, Caelyn. Even though Maura is
desperate for answers about her unknown parent, Caelyn remains
heartbroken and her daughter can’t bring herself to reopen her
mother’s wounds. Or is there a more sinister reason Caelyn refuses
to utter a word about her long-lost love?
When
a cruel prank nearly claims Maura’s life, one of her classmates,
Ron, rushes to her rescue. Darkly handsome & mysteriously
accepting, Ron doesn’t seem to want to stay away, but Maura is
reluctant to get too close, since her mother has announced she’s
moving the two of them to Vancouver…nearly 3,000 miles away from
their hometown of Indiana, Pennsylvania.
If
life wasn’t already challenging enough, Maura begins to experience
bizarre, physical changes her mother seems hell bent on ignoring,
compelling Maura to fear for her own life. Vicious nightmares, blood
cravings, failing health and the heart-shattering loss of Ron—as
well as the discovery of a tangled web of her own mother’s
lies—become obstacles in Maura’s desperate quest for the
unfathomable truth she was never prepared to uncover.
2015
Readers’ Favorite Gold Medal Winner for YA Mystery
2015
RONE Award Finalist for YA Paranormal

2015
New Apple Top Medalist for Young Adult Ebook

Chosen
as one of 400 for the second round of the Amazon Breakthrough Novel
Award for 2014!!!

Praise
for Rising Tide:

 

“This
captivating and commendable work had me immersed from the beginning.
The story flows from scene to scene with ease, and the author shows
exceptional skill when it comes to storytelling.”

 

“Mrs.
Melanson’s writing is so descriptive and talented. Throughout the
entire story, I felt like I was watching a movie.”

 

“Melanson
grabs you from page 1 and doesn’t let you go until the very bitter
end, only bitter because the book is finished.”

 

“I
found pure delight in this book and will recommend it to other
readers.”

 

“The
writing by Claudette Melanson in this novel is top notch and I can
see the movie rights for this being grabbed in no time.”

 

˃˃˃
Sure to become one of the Books to Read of the year, Rising
Tide: Dark Innocence 
isn’t the usual YA tale of vampires.
Full of Mystery and Suspense, this Vampire Mystery Thriller packs
just enough Romance & Humor, while delivering plenty of Dark
Fantasy served with a side of the Supernatural. Maura, in the midst
of her vampire awakenings is unarguably a vampire in denial. It is a
novel that is certain to become one of the classic paranormal and
fantasy books of its time–the series is not only for Teen &
Young Adult readers, but has been well-received by many adult
readers, as well. Maura doesn’t live in Castle Dracula in
Transylvania, but she must still discover the bloodlines constructing
the creature she is destined to become, while overcoming social
issues, such as bullying, that rock her world while coming of age.
She is an strong Urban Scienece Fiction & Fantasy female
protagonist readers love.

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Undertow:
Death’s Twilight
The
Maura DeLuca Trilogy Book 2
 
Maura
finally found the truth she was always seeking…or has she?

 

After
being left in the dark for all of her life, Maura’s father,
Maxwell, has finally returned to reveal sinister family secrets Maura
could never have dreamed possible—including his revelation that she
is one of The Born. But his daughter soon discovers both he and her
mother are keeping pieces of her reality hidden, still. As Maura
struggles to unravel the mysteries surrounding her new existence and
discover every piece of the cryptic puzzle, life appears intent on
casting stumbling blocks across her path with every step forward.

 

Tragedy
seems to stalk Maura, and those around her, as she stumbles along,
altering the young changeling’s family, just when they have all
come back together. The changes left in its wake could be for the
better, or may threaten their existence, entirely.

 

 

With
the arrival of Christmas comes the opportunity for Maura to draw
close to everyone she loves—and finally reunite with Ron, the man
she loves. But permanence has always eluded her, and in her current
state of flux this pattern endures, as fate seems intent on snapping
the threads that bind her to those she holds most dear. Maxwell’s
good intentions pave a road for Maura, littered with misery, while
her mother, Caelyn’s, desire to shield her family from pain may
tear her away from them, altogether. The perfect happiness in the
young vampire’s grasp is so easily swept away and dragged under,
out of reach. Can Maura erupt from the darkness and confusion to
break the surface and find the life she’s always dreamed of?

 

In
the midst of chaos, assistance materializes in the form of another of
her kind—ephemerally beautiful, yet explosively volatile, this new
vampire may prove capable of unlocking the puzzle-box Maxwell seems
intent on securing from her sight. Maura will discover the darkest
parts of herself in her quest to understand the being she is destined
to become. Her newfound friend has some shady intentions of his
own—such as thwarting the love that has grown between Maura and
Ron. Following in the wake of the impulsive vampire’s misguided
instruction may further pull a naive Maura down into the depths of
ultimate despair, heartbreak…and even destruction.

 

2015
Readers’ Favorite Honorable Mention for YA Horror

 

 

2016
New Apple Summer eBook Solo Medalist for YA Horror

Praise
for Undertow:

 

“This
series offers so much: the heartwarming family moments, the comedic
back and forth banter between characters, life lessons tragically
instilled.”

 

“I
actually cried during a few parts of the story.”

 

“The
story is well written and gripping until the very end.”
“If
it’s written by Claudette Melanson, you’re guaranteed to have an
amazing piece of literature that anyone can enjoy.”

 

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Riptide:
Betrayal of Blood
The
Maura DeLuca Trilogy Book 3
 
Maura
has never felt so alone in her life…nor has her existence ever been
so overshadowed by peril…

 

 

 

Not
only do both her parents—her distant but loving mother and
recently- returned father—remain absent from her life, but due to
the hideous error in judgement executed in collusion with her best
friend, Valdamir, and adoptive sister, Susie, Maura has been cut off
from the pair’s friendship and support, forbidden by both her
father and the fallout from the dire outcome to see either of them.
The heartbreak she suffers, brought on by the weight of these
estrangements, is only intensified by the continued mysterious
absence of her supernaturally-destined mate, Ron…whose
disappearance delivers grave consequences Maura would have never
dreamed possible…

 

 
Despised
by her vampire cousin, Aldiva, for reasons Maura cannot yet
comprehend, the young changeling will be forced to guard her back
with every step, as she comes to realize this member of her vampire
family would love nothing more than to bring about her demise.
Aldiva’s wrath calls forth other members from both Vancouver
covens, forcing them to rush to Maura’s aid—even though her
father, their king, has expressly forbidden the other vampires to
initiate contact with his daughter. Will her extended family on
Vancouver Island obey, abandoning Maura to her doom, or will they
instead rebel against Maxwell’s wishes in order to save her
life?
 
In
addition to the menace personified in her unsolicited enemy, the
unlikely vampire princess will find herself drowning as she is pulled
down into the depths of a far more devastating crisis…one which may
condemn her to a fate she considers much more undesirable than death.
But in order to tear herself free from the deadly pull which is
drawing her under, Maura must enlist the help of her preternatural
family, exposing her newfound friends to a danger none of them have
ever had the misfortune to face before. Can she be saved or will the
riptide drag Maura under…along with those she loves the most…

 

2017
New Apple Solo Medalist for Summer eBook – Young Adult General
Fiction
Praise
for Riptide:

 

“I will
scream it from the rooftops how much I love this series.”

 

“I
can only say that Riptide is one of the best modern vampire stories I
have ever read, and I read them all from Stephen King to Ann Rice to
Stephenie Meyer.”

 

“Riptide
was action packed and the fight scenes were well written but more
than that it was the story of family and love, of taking
responsibility, and dealing with hate when all sane avenues
fail.”
“The
lore is superb, as is the writing. I can’t wait to catch up with
Maura again!”

 

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Claudette
Melanson writes dark fantasy, horror and children’s books in
Kitchener, Ontario with seven bun babies at her side: Tegan, Pepper,
Butters, Beckett, Sansa, Daenerys & Caramel. She graduated from
Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English, BS in
English Education and an MA in Literature. Harboring a deep
admiration of vampires since the age of five left her with the desire
to eventually become one, and now fuels the creation of her favorite
paranormal characters. She hopes to one day work full time as an
author, since there are many, many stories playing out inside her
head.

 

 

In
her very scant spare time, she enjoys watching Japanese Anime and
reading vampire stories…along with other genres of great fiction,
as well as riding every roller coaster she encounters in both her
hometown and away at signings. An advocate for good health and
ketogenic eating, her favorite foods are bulletproof coffee,
cashew-flour crust pizza and treats made with xylitol and almond,
coconut or cashew flours.

 

 

Future
dreams include a cabin boasting a roaring fire, isolated inside a
snow-filled wood in the Yukon—the perfect writing spot—and the
completion of dozens of future novels and stories. A Rabbit Rescue
fanatic and loving bunmom, she also hopes to help rescues all over
the world save many innocent lives.

 

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Keeping Carlie’s secret is pretty simple when all she has to do is avoid dead people

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
See
by
Lee Ann Ward
Genre:
YA Paranormal
 
**SEE
was voted The TBR Pile Review Site’s Book of the Year for 2017!**

Carlie
Henson is pretty, popular, and an All-American girl. She has a
gorgeous boyfriend and a mother who lives to keep her safe. Probably
because everyone is drawn to Carlie…including the murderers she has
the ability to identify when she looks in the eyes of their
victims.

 

 

 

Keeping
Carlie’s secret is pretty simple when all she has to do is avoid
dead people. But when a cheerleader at her high school is murdered
and the killer seems to have gotten away with it, Carlie knows what
she has to do. With the help of her boyfriend, Dillon, she devises a
plan to see what she must, no matter her personal safety.

 

 

But
when Dillon is the one who’s injured in the showdown with the
killer, Carlie vows to never help anyone again…until the next young
woman attacked is her best friend, Jenna.

 

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Lee
Ann Ward is an award-winning fiction author with a background in
journalism and mass communications. She is also the former Senior
Editor of Champagne Books. Her love of books started at the age of
three, and she’s been addicted ever since. She’s published six novels
with her seventh and eighth on the way (SEE a YA paranormal by
Evernight Teen in June 2017 and GLIMPSES OF WILDERNESS a YA romance
by Inkspell Publishing in December 2017) and has written several
more. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, singing, baking designer
cakes, bowling and dreaming. She’s married to Joe (who also happens
to be her publicist) and they have 4 sons whom they adore, and a
granddaughter who is the love of their life. They make their home in
the small fishing community of Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

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Turns out, staring death straight in the face is just the beginning

Wednesday, June 27th, 2018
Shadow
Lilies
The
Shadow Lilies Book 1
by
Lee Ann Ward
Genre:
YA Mystery 
 
Sixteen-year-old
Julia Reynolds struggles with her parents’ gypsy lifestyle and the
urgent need to find out what happened to her missing cousin, Aubree.
Soon Julia stumbles upon the mystery surrounding the Ursuline Convent
in New Orleans, its banned third floor, and the blessed nails that
seal its windows shut.

 

 

Solving
the mystery of the Ursuline and blogging the story to the entire free
world could gain more interest in the disappearance of Aubree. But
there’s just one catch: the others who have explored this mystery
have one thing in common…they’re all dead.

 

 

Things
get even more complicated when Julia falls for Ryan Grandle, the
hottest guy in her school, and he falls right back. Will she really
risk her life and new love to explore an unsolved mystery for the
story that could save her cousin? Turns out, staring death straight
in the face is just the beginning.

 

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Lee
Ann Ward is an award-winning fiction author with a background in
journalism and mass communications. She is also the former Senior
Editor of Champagne Books. Her love of books started at the age of
three, and she’s been addicted ever since. She’s published six novels
with her seventh and eighth on the way (SEE a YA paranormal by
Evernight Teen in June 2017 and GLIMPSES OF WILDERNESS a YA romance
by Inkspell Publishing in December 2017) and has written several
more. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, singing, baking designer
cakes, bowling and dreaming. She’s married to Joe (who also happens
to be her publicist) and they have 4 sons whom they adore, and a
granddaughter who is the love of their life. They make their home in
the small fishing community of Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

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Fate brought them together. Will evil break them apart?

Tuesday, June 12th, 2018
Enchanter
The
Giver of Life Trilogy #1
by
Kristy Centeno
Genre:
YA Paranormal 
 
They
have a past. But will they have a future?
Leah
Parker is resilient and hardworking. She’d always prided herself in
maintaining a level head, even under pressure. Everything changes
when she begins to see strange apparitions and hear ghostly voices on
the morning of her birthday.
In
a blink of the eyes, Leah’s life takes a drastic turn that spirals
her into the unknown. Something is out to get her, but she’s unsure
if she’s losing her mind, or the faces and demands of the dead are
real. Unable to find the answers she needs, she has no choice but to
rely on ex-best friend, Brandon Morris, for help.
But
as she will soon discover, Brandon has his own secrets. Some of which
defy logic and only add to the mystery surrounding Leah. And mix
feelings between the two complicate matters by getting in the way of
what they really want, and what they must do.
Can
Brandon lighten the load on her by figuring out what or who wants her
dead? Or will their past history get in the way of the storm brewing
just beyond Leah’s grasp?
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Enchantress
The
Giver of Life Trilogy #2
 
Fate
brought them together. Will evil break them apart?
Leah
Parker’s visit to her hometown is supposed to bring her closer to
the truth behind her identity. What she doesn’t anticipate is the
handsome stranger with almond eyes claiming to be her Pair.
Her
world once again upturned with the arrival of the man chosen to be
her life partner, Leah is pulled between the feelings she’s always
had for the friend she left behind, and those for the compelling
stranger determined to save her from certain death—at whatever the
cost.
With
an ancient evil out to finish what it started twenty-one years
before, will Leah find peace within her troubled mind and heart to
fight back and win? Or will her disconnection with her newfound
powers hinder her only chance at survival?
His
sacrifice…is her salvation.
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Kristy
Centeno is the author of the Secrets of the Moon saga and Keeper
Witches series.
She
has always had a passion for books and after years of being an avid
reader, she decided to transform her desire to write into a reality
and thus, her first novel was born. When she’s not busy taking care
of her five children or holding down the fort, she finds time to sit
and do what she loves the most: writing.
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What would you do if you experience vivid dreams from a past-life she lived in the 1800s?

Saturday, May 19th, 2018
Glimpses
of Wilderness
The
Glimpses Series Book 1
by
Lee Ann Ward
Genre:
YA Romance
 
No
nightmares about my dad’s car crashing or my sister’s tiny face
vanishing in a window of red. No, not anymore. Now when I sleep I
fall into an expanse of frozen wilderness, the other life I’ve
lived…

 

 

The
one I’ve lived with him.

 

 

Anna
experiences vivid dreams from a past-life she lived in the 1800s with
her husband Robert and their children in the wilderness of the
Michigan Territory. Much like her own mother grieving the man and
child she lost, Anna can’t simply let go of the memories that haunt
her.

 

 

But
when she runs into Robert in this lifetime, a whirlwind of their past
lives—and deaths—rocks her modern world to the core. What will
she be willing to risk to spend every lifetime with Robert?

 

 

In
the twists and turns of “repeating” their lives over and over
through time, Anna must sacrifice everything for a glimpse of
immortal love.

 

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Lee
Ann Ward is an award-winning fiction author with a background in
journalism and mass communications. She is also the former Senior
Editor of Champagne Books. Her love of books started at the age of
three, and she’s been addicted ever since. She’s published six novels
with her seventh and eighth on the way (SEE a YA paranormal by
Evernight Teen in June 2017 and GLIMPSES OF WILDERNESS a YA romance
by Inkspell Publishing in December 2017) and has written several
more. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, singing, baking designer
cakes, bowling and dreaming. She’s married to Joe (who also happens
to be her publicist) and they have 4 sons whom they adore, and a
granddaughter who is the love of their life. They make their home in
the small fishing community of Bayou La Batre, Alabama.

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Crazy, is what I say. Pretty sure he’s out of his mind

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
The
Divinity of Anila
The
Musings Book 1
by
Cloud S. Riser
Genre:
YA Paranormal
 
–My
name is Anila. Up until a few days ago, I thought I was just like
every other teenage girl. Seriously, life was awesome. I was popular,
had great grades, and was on my way to getting a scholarship to one
of the top universities in the state. Then my boyfriend decided to go
crazy on me, and I end up in a car with some other guy who claims
magic is real. Crazy, is what I say. Pretty sure he’s out of his
mind. I–

 

 


–Hold
on a minute, Nila is not giving me a fair chance. The name is Bailey,
and I’m not crazy. I’m a Muse. And so is she. That’s why her
boyfriend got uber possessive on her. Muses inspire the best in
others, and without control over their magic, a Muse can be pretty
addictive to hang around.

 

 

Which
is why I’m here, to teach Nila how to control that magic so she
doesn’t cause any more problems with the every day humans. See–

 

 

–I
hate how he says every day humans like I’m not one of them. Oh, and
get this, I apparently can’t touch him, even just a tiny bit, because
we might create magical sparks…or something?–

 

 

–Look
at all the things she doesn’t know about being a Muse. The sparks
help us find our soul mate. Do I need to explain why I don’t need her
touching me right now? We just met. Besides, it’s common courtesy.
Keep your hands to yourself.

 

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Cloud
S. Riser is a Minnesota native. She has lived in Minnesota her whole
life. She will probably remain there for her whole life too. The
mother of The Squid, Skyscraper, and two cats, her life is definitely
never dull. An adventure she braves with her husband. In order to
stay sane, she creates massive amounts of fiction which she has
decided to share with the rest of the world for the simple reason of:
she is a storyteller.
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Rise of the Sea Witch

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
Rise of the Sea Witch
by Stacey Rourke
Genre: Paranormal Fantasy
Details
of the sea witch’s banishment have been exaggerated. The body count
that preempted it was not. Once an illustrious princess, her hands
and tentacles were stained with the blood of thousands. No one could
comprehend how the hooks of madness dragged her down from her life of
privilege.
 

 

Born
Princess Vanessa of Atlantica, the ambitious young royal was one of
two children born to the great King Poseidon. She and her brother,
Triton, were groomed from birth to rule. Yet only one would ascend
that coveted throne. While carefree Triton flits through his training
with a cavalier demeanor and beguiling charm, Vanessa’s hunger for
her father’s acceptance drives her to push herself to the limits of
magic, and combat to become a leader worthy of her people. 


 

When
war against the humans ravages their once regal kingdom, political
sides are chosen. Factions from the seven seas challenge the existing
leadership, pitting Vanessa against her brother in a vicious battle
for the crown. Traitors are exposed, dark family secrets revealed,
and a once strong sibling bond is strained to its breaking
point.


 

Only
when the ink black waters from the ultimate betrayal rescind, will
the truth be known of how the villainous sea witch rose with one name
on her vengeful lips–Triton.


**Released
June 19th!!**
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Award Winner for Best YA Paranormal Work of 2012 for Embrace, a
Gryphon Series Novel

 

Young
Adult and Teen Reader voted Author of the Year 2012


Turning
Pages Magazine Winner for Best YA book of 2013 & Best Teen Book
of 2013 


Readers’
Favorite Silver Medal Winner for Crane 2015


 

Stacey
Rourke is the author of the award winning YA Gryphon Series, the
chillingly suspenseful Legends Saga, and the romantic comedy Reel
Romance Series. She lives in Michigan with her husband, two beautiful
daughters, and two giant dogs. She loves to travel, has an unhealthy
shoe addiction, and considers herself blessed to make a career out of
talking to the imaginary people that live in her head. 


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Runes an ancient mythology

Friday, April 14th, 2017
Runes
Runes
Series Book 1
by
Ednah Walters
Genre:
YA Fantasy, Paranormal Romance
 
Seventeen-year-old
Raine Cooper has enough on her plate dealing with her father’s
disappearance, her mother’s erratic behavior and the possibility of
her boyfriend relocating. The last thing she needs is Torin St.
James—a mysterious new neighbor with a wicked smile and uncanny way
of reading her.
Raine
is drawn to Torin’s dark sexiness against her better judgment,
until he saves her life with weird marks and she realizes he is
different. But by healing her, Torin changes something inside Raine.
Now she can’t stop thinking about him. Half the time, she’s not
sure whether to fall into his arms or run.
Scared,
she sets out to find out what Torin is. But the closer she gets to
the truth the more she uncovers something sinister about him. What
Torin is goes back to an ancient mythology and Raine is somehow part
of it. Not only is she and her friends in danger, she must choose a
side, but the wrong choice will cost Raine her life.
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Immortals 
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Grimnirs 
(book 3)
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Seeress 
(book 4)
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Souls 
(book 5)
 
Witches 
(book 6)
 
Goddess 
(book 7)
 
 
USA
Today Bestselling Author Ednah Walters is a multi-published author of
four different series–her Norse-mythology-based bestselling YA
Paranormal romance series, RUNES(YA-Paranormal Romance) and Nephilim
THE GUARDIAN LEGACY-(YA fantasy romance).
She
also writes contemporary romance under E. B. Walters. The Fitzgerald
Family series started with SLOW BURN. There are six books in this
series. Her new USA Today bestselling series, INFINITUS BILLIONAIRES.
Impulse (book 1) was published in January 2015. Indulge (Aug 4th). 
 
 
 
 
 

In the Dying Light… The Secret keeper series, book

Monday, March 14th, 2016

In the Dying Light… The Secret keeper series, book two by Angela Carling

Winter Merrill knew it would be difficult when she took on an ancient curse to save her family, but couldn’t have imagined the isolated existence she would inherit.

When her long-time boyfriend’s demanding college schedule competes with her needs, Winter is left completely alone to fight the dark secrets she bares. At her breaking point a stranger enters Winter’s life, one who understands how she feels and more importantly knows how to eliminate the curse.
Will his friendship be a new beginning for Winter or will it prove to be her demise?

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Biography of Angela Carling

Angela Carling was raised in Palm Springs California, but lives Arizona with her husband, three kids and five felines. After years of denial she finally admitted that she is a hopeless romantic which led her to write her first Young Adult book Unbreakable Love. Since then she’s published three more books, Shackled, Becoming Bryn and The Secret Keeper. Shackled won the silver IPGA award in 2012 and has been optioned as a screenplay. She always eats the frosting off her cake and leaves the rest, and can be caught singing in public bathrooms just for the acoustics. When she’s not writing YA novels, she’s mentoring teen writers, making pizza with her family or dreaming of taking a nap, not necessarily in that order.
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In The Dying Light… James Bond or a book???

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

1.Angela, tell us where you were born

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I was born and raised a California girl and have a love affair with the sun to prove it

2.What is the most difficult thing about being an author?

There is never enough time to keep up writing and marketing! Anyone have a way to stop time

3.Who has made the greatest difference for you as a writer?

I want to say my critic group because they are amazing, but it’s probably my husband who pushes me to keep going even when it seems impossible.

4.Who or What inspired you to write this book?

This book is the second book in The Secret Keeper series so the question is more like what inspired the series. That would have to be the power of human regret. We make mistakes all the time, but truthfully most of us would love to stop and do everything perfectly. A secret keeper allows us that indulgence, but comes with a price. I guess you could say this book is inspired by human weakness (more…)

Sara Fitzgerald author of Magic Within a book highlight

Friday, October 10th, 2014

Magic Within by Sara Fitzgerald

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Back cover blurb:

Nancy, a purple-haired witch, has never fit in with the kids in town. She has always felt something was deeply wrong with her. When Josh, her best friend, is attacked by a werewolf, Nancy seeks a potion to save him from the werewolf curse within him. But Josh’s fate–werewolf or human–is his to decide, when the potion is injected during his transition at thefull of the moon.

Nancy, too, must make a choice. Her mother, her best friend, and a
steadfast young man all see the magic within her. Can she finally accept who she is and give love a chance?

NOW AVAILABLE AT
Champagne book
AMAZON.COM: http://www.amazon.com/Magic-Within-Sara-Fitzgerald-ebook/dp/B00I7DYJ0Y/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1411917186&sr=1-1&keywords=Magic+Within+by+Sara+Fitzgerald

Magic Within published by Champagnebooks.com
“With the full moon fast approaching Nancy must find the magic within her and save her best friend Josh from becoming a werewolf forever.”
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Strange and Lovely: Ten Paranormal Tales of Thrills and Romance

Saturday, October 4th, 2014

Cynthia Jane Savage Anaya talks about the Anthology  “Strange and Lovely: Ten Paranormal Tales of Thrills and Romance.”

Cynthia how did you came up with the idea for an anthology?

Rebecca Gage was the author involved in planning this anthology and specifically seeking out the other nine authors involved. She wanted to create a fun, clean, paranormal book filled with short stories for teens and up to read and enjoy.

Great idea. How did you find all the authors for it?

Rebecca and I met at an ANWA conference last February and hit it off immediately. When she contacted me a few months ago about her project idea she asked for author suggestions. I thought (more…)

The Silver Series Giveaway to celebrate the end of the series

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Enter the giveaway by leaving an comment in this blog. One whole set will be given to a lucky winner. (That is 7 ebooks)

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Jaze Carso a character from The Silver Series by Cheree Alsop has consented in given us an excerpt written  by himself to introduce the Silver Series to us.  

“Werewolves hide among you; it’s a secret we have fought for centuries to keep. We were almost wiped out once, and know better than to let the secret out again. But just like humans, werewolves are impulsive and sometimes uncontrollable. That’s where I come in. My job is (more…)