Laura Howard: April 2014

4/30/14

COVER REVEAL: Killing Me Softly by Devyn Dawson



Killing Me Softly - A Broken Souls Novel June 2014

Facts – My best friend died six months ago. My mom bailed on me when I turned 13. My dad is mentally ill and a permanent fixture on our couch. We live on his disability and my meager paycheck. I take online college courses so I can work full time to pay for the electric bill. I’ve fallen head over heels for Tate Cook, he’s in the U.S. Air Force. He doesn’t know this, or maybe he does, he’s the best thing to happen to me. I’m Holland Clifford, I’m 19, and this is my life.
Once upon a time, I was whole… and then I was shattered. Tate’s picking up my pieces and putting me back together again.




About the Author



Devyn Dawson is a native of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Currently, she kicks up her boots in the lush green town of New Bern, North Carolina. She attended Oklahoma State University where she studied business. Growing up, she was considered the eccentric girl. She wrote dark stories, celebrated Halloween like a national holiday, and burned candles before they were trendy. The very moment she watched Kiefer Sutherland in Lost Boys she vowed to run off with him one day. Real life took over and she got married and had two amazing children. In her spare time and great weather, you’ll find her on the back of her husband’s motorcycle touring North Carolina. Devyn is an avid reader, she has given up Stephen King and reads mostly young adult books. She writes young adult paranormal books about werewolves, vampires and faeries. She loves happy endings, but offers twists and turns to get to them. Devyn has decided to dip her toe in the big-girl pond and write some books with just the right amount of steam and twists the fans won’t see coming.

Fighting for Infinity by Karen Amanda Hooper



FIGHTING FOR INFINITY, 
the 3rd and final book in The Kindrily series by Karen Amanda Hooper, has been released!


Every moment, every lifetime, every decision—including her choice to erase—has led Maryah to this.

Two outcomes are possible: an infinite happy-ever-after with her kindrily or the final severing of her relationship with Nathan.

Closer to the enemy than ever before, Maryah unravels the diabolical plan that Dedrick has been manipulating into place for centuries. Revelations, secrets, and lies surface faster than Maryah can process. She doesn’t know who to trust, what to believe, or how to save her loved ones from the desolate future Dedrick is so close to executing.

Guided by an enigmatic raven-haired prisoner, Maryah fights body and soul to save Nathan, her kindrily, and countless others. But is her love strong enough to alter a prophecy written in the stars?

 Right now all Kindrily series ebooks are on sale in honor of the trilogy being complete.
Book 1, GRASPING AT ETERNITY, is only $.99!
But hurry and grab your copies now because the price will go back up soon.

All books can be purchased at Amazon or Barnes & Noble.com

Karen is celebrating with a week-long Facebook party where many authors will be giving away free books and prizes. Go here to join.

Karen will be giving away winner’s choice of a signed copy of any of The Kindrily books.


You can enter using the Rafflecopter below, but she’ll also be giving away more prizes during her Facebook party running 
April 30-May 8th.

4/29/14

Blood Magic by T.G. Ayer



Title: Blood Magic
Author: T.G. Ayer    
Genre: New Adult Urban Fantasy
Blitz Host: Lady Amber's Tours






DESCRIPTION:

My name is Mel Morgan and I'm a Tracker. I find people for a living. The people I help have no idea I know exactly how they feel because I've lost someone too. If only I could have found the one person I've been looking for all these years. My current case is no ordinary abduction. Before long I'm neck deep in blood magic - the worst kind. I need the help of a necromancer if I'm to free the kid. Doesn't mean I have to like it. When sexy djinn Saleem asks for help things get a little hot to handle. But how can I say no? Dodging demons and sorcerers are just part of my day job.


I have been a writer from the time I was old enough to recognise that reading was a doorway into my imagination. Poetry was my first foray into the art of the written word. Books were my best friends, my escape, my haven. I am essentially a recluse but this part of my personality is impossible to practise given I have two teenage daughters, who are actually my friends, my tea-makers, my confidantes… I am blessed with a husband who has left me for golf. It’s a fair trade as I have left him for writing. We are both passionate supporters of each other's loves – it works wonderfully…
My heart is currently broken in two. One half resides in South Africa where my old roots still remain, and my heart still longs for the endless beaches and the smell of moist soil after a summer downpour. My love for Ma Afrika will never fade. The other half of me has been transplanted to the Land of the Long White Cloud. The land of the Taniwha, beautiful Maraes, and volcanoes. The land of green, pure beauty that truly inspires. And because I am so torn between these two lands – I shall forever remain cross-eyed.

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Excerpt 1
Missing people can be found. Not all missing people are found.
I was good, maybe even the best I knew of. I find people for a living. My business is dependent on people losing people. The idea didn't sit so well with me but it was what it was. Not that I needed to find people for a living. I could very well choose to find things. Finding cutting edge nuclear warheads stolen from the government, locating lists of undercover cops within drug cartels – I can do that. Do the job, find the target, no questions asked. But things held no interest for me. People did.
I find people. And I didn't play to lose.



4/28/14

COVER REVEAL: Impulsion by Jamie Magee



Title: Impulsion
Author: Jamie Magee         
Genre: New Adult
Reveal Host: Lady Amber's Tours






BLURB

With a glance Wyatt Doran stole Harley Tatum’s heart. With each summer that passed, touch by touch, they robbed each other’s innocence, birthing a love that was so deep that it scorched within. Without warning, they were ripped from the clutches of each other, placed in lives that were worlds apart. Only to cross paths after a freak accident where Harley’s horse rig was flipped. An accident that Wyatt Doran, from fire station 32, responded.
The tension was immediate, the emotions were raw. One breath told them they were not the same as before, one touch…changed their world.




The fun non boring Bio :) I'm an obsessive daydreamer. Lover of loud alternative music. Addicted to Red Bull. I love to laugh until it hurts. Fall is my favorite season. Black is my favorite 'shade.' Strong believer in the saying: there is a reason for everything, therefore I search for 'marked moments' every moment of everyday...and I find them. Life is beautiful!
Boring one.... Jamie Magee has always believed that each of us have a defining gift that sets us apart from the rest of the world, she has always envied those who have known from their first breath what their gift was. Not knowing hers, she began a career in the fast paced world of business. Raising a young family, and competing to rise higher in that field would drive some to the point of insanity, but she always found a moment of escape in a passing daydream. Her imagination would take her to places she'd never been, introduce her to people she's never known. Insight, her debuting novel, is a result of that powerful imagination. Today, she is grateful that not knowing what defined her, led her on a path of discovery that would always be a part of her.

Author Links: Web: http://www.authorjamiemagee.com/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jamie_Magee_ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Insight.Jamie.Magee Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Jamie-Magee/e/B004DAU5JY/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1398214175&sr=1-2-ent Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4200019.Jamie_Magee

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His fingertips slowly moved down her face, down her neck. He noticed how all the tension in her body drifted away, how her eyes slowly closed, the long, deep breaths that were causing her chest to rise and fall.“The sight of you brought it all back, past and present colliding with a magnitude that is so great…that I have no choice but to stop and realize that the only thing holding us back this go ‘round is us.”He reached his arm around her waist and pulled her body against his, causing her eyes to fly open, those breaths to come even faster. “And Harley, I’m going to fight like hell for you. And as soon as I make you mine again, I will die before I ever let anyone take you from me again.” His hand rose to her face, his thumb grazed her flesh, his eyes dipped to her lips, then met her gaze once more. “You’re the only woman I have ever loved. That I ever will love.”All at once, they both moved forward, their lips connecting as if they were molded from one source, a well-practiced dance of flesh, the perfect rhythm, teasing brushes of tongues that knew just when to fall into a deeper kiss, a kiss that was so devouring that all thought, all reason vanished. The impulse of the heart, that deep passion that lies dormant within erupted to a euphoria that made it impossible to fathom life outside of that very instant.

4/24/14

FREEBIE - Insight by Jamie Magee






Title: Insight
Author: Jamie Magee         
Genre: Young Adult
Blitz Host: Lady Amber's Tours

Blurb: 
Willow Haywood has always been trapped between the worlds of the Light and the Dark. Her waking hours are plagued by her ability to feel the emotions of those around her. No matter how inward she draws, she cannot shut out the feelings of others. Sometimes she will see images - echoes of other people and places - that she can enter to influence the emotions of people she has never met. By night, Willow experiences her only escape from this terrible insight - entering into the world of dreams. Most of these dreams are shared in blissful silence with a stunning blue-eyed boy. But every new moon she lives through something much darker: a horrific nightmare shared by another mysterious boy who is always shrouded by shadows. One night, this shadowy figure invades her dreams outside of his appointed time. In this new nightmare, Willow is marked; a mark which follows her into the waking world and sets her on a momentous path through light and darkness, through fragmented myth and half-truths, through past lives and disturbing family secrets, all in the face of the ever-dominant Zodiac. What she finds will endanger the lives of those closest to her and will force her to make a decision that will change her world forever.
The fun non boring Bio :) I'm an obsessive daydreamer. Lover of loud alternative music. Addicted to Red Bull. I love to laugh until it hurts. Fall is my favorite season. Black is my favorite 'shade.' Strong believer in the saying: there is a reason for everything, therefore I search for 'marked moments' every moment of everyday...and I find them. Life is beautiful!
Boring one.... Jamie Magee has always believed that each of us have a defining gift that sets us apart from the rest of the world, she has always envied those who have known from their first breath what their gift was. Not knowing hers, she began a career in the fast paced world of business. Raising a young family, and competing to rise higher in that field would drive some to the point of insanity, but she always found a moment of escape in a passing daydream. Her imagination would take her to places she'd never been, introduce her to people she's never known. Insight, her debuting novel, is a result of that powerful imagination. Today, she is grateful that not knowing what defined her, led her on a path of discovery that would always be a part of her.
Author Links: Web: http://www.authorjamiemagee.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Jamie_Magee_ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Insight.Jamie.Magee Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Jamie-Magee/e/B004DAU5JY/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1398214175&sr=1-2-ent Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4200019.Jamie_Magee

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INSIGHT – KINDLE 
 INSIGHT – PAPERBACK  
INSIGHT - NOOK

I felt a blanket of peaceful love with a sense of urgency. The night air in front of me began to move; it looked like a wave gently swaying with a current. A thin light began to emerge then Landen stepped through the wave. I felt the air leave my lungs and adrenaline rush through every part of my body as my heart violently hammered in my chest.

“Landen…” I breathed.

In the darkness, I could see his haunting blue eyes widen, we were both soaked in the emotion of disbelief, along with the fear that this wasn’t real. 

In that beat of my heart he’d reached my side. His hands were trembling ever so slightly as they cradled my face, and his thumbs graze the flesh of my cheekbones. He was staring at me like I was a forbidden fruit, like I was every sin in the book, desire washed over that lasting look as he leaned in and let his lips frame mine. When we melded the flesh of our lips together, his hands fell from my face and slowly waved down my body, embracing my flesh, I was doing the same to him. He was warm, he was on fire, I could hear his breaths, hear the sweet sound of our kiss, the way our clothes were moving under our touch. He was real. He was in my arms, and he was driving me wild. That first kiss was nothing compared to this, that was a dream, it was fleeting, it was something that could end at any second, this—this touch, this emotion, this pulsing of my soul was eternal. 

He pressed our bodies together and held me with more strength than he had ever displayed. 

We both sought air more than once, but the other moved closer as soon as that gasp was taken. His warm tongue was uninhabited yet sensual as it danced with mine. I was devouring every sensation he was giving me and wanting more, so much more. 

I was trembling with passion, I think he misunderstood that, he slowed our kiss, as one arm went around me and the other cradled my face. His thumb reached to my lips just as his kiss ended, he tenderly caressed the moist, swollen flesh he found there.

 “I found you,” he said with the lips of an angel. His voice was deep and entrancing, those three simple words sounded like poetry as he spoke them.  

 His eyes danced over my image, “I love you.” he said as he leaned in and kissed me once more, this was a sweet kiss, only lips, only warm sensual lips.

4/23/14

Written on Her Heart by Paige Rion



ABOUT THE BOOK

Andi Callaway has dreamed of becoming a published author her entire life.

Ford Delaney has always wanted nothing more than to escape his past.

An opportunity of a lifetime. This is what Andi finds when she returns home to Callaway Cove on summer break. A chance to work for her literary idol Ford Delaney is up for grabs, and she’s willing to risk everything—her boyfriend, her best friends, and her education—to get it.

She’s positive this will be the key to reaching her dreams. But the moment she begins working for the reclusive author, Andi realizes there’s more to him than just a name. As attraction builds between Andi and Ford, she begins to discover consequences must come hand-in-hand with something great—which could loosen control over her tightly wound life. And once romantic sparks fly, Andi’s other relationships start to crumble, Ford’s fame comes back to haunt him, and the heat they generate will either forge a powerful, enduring love or threaten everything she holds dear.


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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Paige Rion is a contemporary romance author. She’s a mother, wife, blogger, hopeless chocoholic, coffee-addicted, wine-lover. Her debut, novel—a new adult romance—Written On Her Heart, is the first in the Callaway Cove series. The next in the series is to be released this summer. She loves connecting with readers on her blog and social media. You can visit her website at http://paigerion.com/

You can also connect with her here:
Twitter: https://twitter.com/PaigeRion_books
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorpaigeryan


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Tethered Wings by Cameo Renae






Title: Tethered Wings (Hidden Wings, 3)

Author: Cameo Renae

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy


Tour Host: Lady Amber's Tours






Facebook Party: https://www.facebook.com/events/260040757492209/

Blurb:

Back from their quest into the Underworld, with the threat of Lucian hanging over head, Emma is faced with yet another problem—the Immortal Bond. The bond surpasses any reason and is something so complex, not much is known about it. Once an Immortal Bond is made, it is forever.

A conjoining of two fated hearts, destined to be perfect companions.

Emma’s heart, already bonded with her Guardian, Kade, has unexpectedly and inconveniently bonded with 

Ethon, the son of Lucifer. Now she is faced with a decision she doesn't want to make. Both want nothing more than to love and protect her.

With the arrival of new company and old friends, things are bound to get heated.

Author Bio:



My family is what keeps my heart beating, and my world a happy place to be.

I love reading great books that whisk me away from reality, even if for a little while. :) Writing is my passion. I love creating new worlds and new characters, and taking wondrous adventures with them.

In My Dreams & Hidden Wings were both recently published through Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly Publishing. Descent (A Hidden Wings novella) will be released May 15, 2013, and Broken Wings (Book 2 in the Hidden Wings Series) will be released June 1, 2013.

One day I will find my magic wardrobe, and ride away on my magical unicorn... ♥ Until then... I'll keep writing! ;)



Follow Cameo on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CameoRenaeFanPage

Blog: http://cameorenae.blogspot.com/

Website: http://cameorenae.com

Twitter: @CameoRenae

Amazon Author Page

Links to the other book in the Hidden Wings series:

Hidden Wings (Book #1)

Descent (Novella 1.5)

Broken Wings (Book #2) 

4/22/14

Stone of Destiny is Now Available!

Stone of Destiny (The Danaan Trilogy Book 2)

by Laura Howard

Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance





Blurb:


Allison thought it was crazy enough when she found out her father, Liam, wasn't entirely human. But now she has to join his magical allies to unravel his former mistress's plans. Aoife wants to keep Allison's parents apart forever.

Despite Allison's efforts to keep Ethan, the only guy she's ever cared about, out of this supernatural mess, fate keeps throwing him back into the mix.

Will Allison be able to find the amulet that holds the enchantment Aoife placed on Liam and destroy it? Are Ethan' s feelings for Allison strong enough to endure the magic of the Tuatha De Danaan?

Links:




Make sure to check out

The Forgotten OnesBook One in The Danaan Trilogy


About Laura:

Laura Howard lives in New Hampshire with her husband and four children. Her obsession with books began at the age of 6 when she got her first library card. Nancy Drew, Sweet Valley High and other girly novels were routinely devoured in single sittings. Books took a backseat to diapers when she had her first child. It wasn’t until the release of a little novel called Twilight, 8 years later, that she rediscovered her love of fiction. Soon after, her own characters began to make themselves known.

4/21/14

Breathless Beginnings Anthology Release Day & Giveaway



Title: Breathless Beginnings
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: April 21, 2014

Synopsis 

Fall in love from the beginning! 

10 Breathless Romances for only .99 cents! Available for a Limited Time Only!

 Regular Price $4.99. 


Sexy, romantic, and full of hot alpha males! 

This box set features the first books in 10 different series by 
popular New York Times, USA Today, Amazon, and 
Barnes and Noble bestselling authors. These enticing books will 
leave you excited, flushed, and breathless for more.



Author Links 


Pamela Ann - Scornfully Yours 
Pamela Ann

M. Clarke - Something Great
Mary Ting

Jennifer Domenico - Turn Towards the Sun
Jennifer Domenico

L.P. Dover -  Love, Lies and Deception

L.P. Dover
Destiny Ford -  The Devil Drinks Coffee
Destiny Ford

Cambria Hebert - Tempt
Cambria Hebert

Jennifer Miller - Pretty Little Lies

Jennifer    Miller
Hilary Storm -  In A Heartbeat

Hilary Storm
Ashley Suzanne - Mirage
Ashley Suzanne

Breena Wilde - Blurred Lines, Volumes 1-4




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