Martinis with the Devil

Super excited to be sharing A.A. Chamberlynn's latest release. The cover alone makes you want to pick up this book. I'm reading it now and loving every moment. Review coming.

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Release date: April 11th (part one, April 25th for part two)

Martinis with the Devil, Part One purchase links

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About the book:

When offered a job on the Holy Representative’s special security team, bounty hunter Zyan Star couldn’t be less interested – until she finds out it’s her most hated of exes that they’re trying to track down. He broke her heart and dumped her, which in turn led to the loss of her soul at the hands of an immortal soul thief. Now she too exists on a diet of souls, with the occasional martini thrown in for good measure, and she’s had over two hundred years to fantasize about revenge. She just didn’t quite imagine it playing out alongside the emissaries of Heaven.

Working with Eli, the uptight angel that heads up the HR’s security, is just about as much fun as Zy expects. He of course wants her vampire ex brought to justice through legal avenues, which is very inconvenient and incredibly boring. As she dives into the case, however, she realizes there’s more at stake than her plot for payback. Like, the free will of mankind, and preventing the minions of hell from taking over the sovereign dimensions.

This job is going to push her to the limits of her abilities, and there’s just a slight problem with that: the powers she’s suppressed for centuries after losing control of them are exactly the powers she’s going to need to save the HR, end her millennia-old ex and stop Lucifer’s little plot to join the party and invade Earth.

Savior of humanity? Not so much. Or so she thought.

Alexia’s Bio

Alexia lives in Florida. When she's not writing or reading, she can be found playing with horses, drinking wine, traveling to the next place on her global wish list, or maybe doing yoga. She is represented by Sandy Lu of the L. Perkins Agency.

Our Q&A Session

When did you start writing?

I started writing stories when I was about five and never stopped. At around ten I submitted my first story to a magazine (Ranger Rick!) and got my first rejection. At twelve I attempted my first novel, which was about horses.

What is your favorite genre?

Fantasy, specifically contemporary or urban fantasy. It’s my favorite thing to read and write, because I absolutely love magic and the fantastical. I like to be taken on an adventure outside the usual realms of possibility.

What is the best thing about writing?

Being struck with inspiration for a new story, and then entering that raw, creative stage of the first draft. Anything is possible, and it’s just the best feeling ever. Some people are scared of the blank page, but I love it. Writing is magic.

What do you do when you are not writing?

I have a horse, and I train with him (he’s still young). I also do yoga, and I like to walk, and occasionally jog. Also a big foodie, so trying new recipes is fun (and drinking wine while I’m cooking!). Traveling is also a big love of mine. And reading, of course.

Who are your favorite authors?

Neil Gaiman is my current favorite. I also love Maggie Stiefvater, Erin Morgenstern and Laini Taylor. My early inspirations were Tolkien, Tad Williams, Tamora Pierce, Margaret Weiss and Tracy Hickman, and then a bit later Laurell K. Hamilton and Tanya Huff.

What inspired you to start writing?

I didn’t have that one defining moment that writers talk about. I’ve just always loved books and written my own stories. As I mentioned above, it was young, around when I was five. The first thing I remember writing was a story about a girl getting a pony for Christmas, which I wrote to manipulate my parents J

Where do your ideas come from?

Everywhere. My mind is constantly churning. Without meaning to, I’m always asking “What if?” Something will pop into my head, perhaps something very minor, a single thought, and then a full blown plot, character or setting comes out of it. Also, dreams occasionally, though more often than not once I wake up I realize it’s not that cool of an idea, or big enough to carry a whole book.

Do you work from an outline or plot or do you prefer just to see where an idea takes you?

I need a very light outline to avoid writer’s block. Just a page or two so I know the general idea of where the story is headed. But I deviate from the outline often once I get started, and I love it when that happens! I like my muse to surprise me.

Tell us about your main character, ZYAN STAR.

Zyan eats souls to survive, she is an eternally damned soul thief. When I tell people this, their eyes widen and they’re always like, “and she’s your heroine?” She’s definitely a very flawed character. However, she chooses to prey on scumbags and criminals and stays away from innocents, though their souls are of course much cleaner and more pleasant to eat ☺ She’s a bit over two hundred years old, so she’s definitely become jaded and sarcastic about her existence, and has some major trust issues. She doesn’t take much seriously – she bartends most of the time, and is a supernatural bounty hunter on the side. Zyan cusses and drinks cocktails and runs around with a katana. She’s a super fun character to write – I absolutely adore her. Her voice comes to me more strongly than anything I’ve ever written. Hmmm, what would Freud say??

 

The Right Kind of Mistake Book Two Release Day

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Title: The Right Kind of Mistake Book Two

Author:  Rebecca Thomas

Publisher: Leap Books, Shine Imprint

Release Date: February 29, 2016

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Summary: Unlucky in love, Haylie Keene can’t believe she’s dating another hockey player–especially her ex boyfriend’s former teammate. Sexy as hell Cam Erickson is impossible to resist, but Haylie's doubts keep her from jumping in with her whole heart. And when her ex makes a play to win her back, she’s completely torn.

Cam doesn't know the meaning of giving less than a hundred percent, whether it's to win a hockey game or Haylie’s heart. So when it looks like she might choose her cheating ex over him, he’s unwilling to sit the bench while she makes up her mind.

When Haylie realizes she might lose Cam, she knows she must fight to keep him. But can she thaw the ice around his heart before the last buzzer sounds on their relationship?

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Rebecca Thomas has a love-hate relationship with Alaska, where she lives with her bush pilot husband and two teenaged sons. When she’s not reading, writing, or playing board games, she’s cheering for her sons at their hockey games and tennis matches.

A reluctant reader as a child, Rebecca didn’t become interested in books until her teen years when she discovered historical romance. Now she loves all sub-genres of romance and can’t decide which one is her favorite.

Rebecca earned a bachelor’s degree in Education from the University of Alaska and she was employed in the airline industry for several years before working in her current position as a program manager in higher education.

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Celebrate the Small Things, Cloaked in Secrecy & Giveaway

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

This has been a crazy hectic week for me. I finished the second round of edits for my publisher on book 2 of the Wulfkin Legacy series, and completed book 3!!!! I'm putting it aside for a few days before I jump in and start doing final rounds of edits. It's due to my publisher 15 Feb, so I have a bit of time up my sleeve:)
 
I'm using that time to plot my next story – a christmas inspired Cloaked tale – along with two more story ideas that have decided to push themselves forward, insisting they had to be written this year.
 
And…. guess what I have to show you today. My brand-spanking-new cover for book 2 in The Wulfkin Legacy Series – Cloaked in Secrecy. What do you think? I love it.
I'm looking for anyone who would love to host me on their blog for the release during March 15 – 19, 2016. If that's you, jump on here and sign up🙂
 
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Oh, and this month TB Markinson is hosting her awesome giveaway, and Cloaked is included. Make sure you enter for your chance to win.

TBMs giveaway 2 It's the first of February and that means it's time to announce the books up for grabs for my monthly giveaway. All of the books are fantastic and the authors are fab. Seriously you don’t want to miss out. It's easy to enter. Just click on this link. Here are the books:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Looking For Love by Ashelyn Drake Looking For LoveMike Hannigan is looking for love in all the wrong places. Maybe that’s because having his heart torn to shreds by who he thought was the perfect girl left some emotional scarring. But that’s about to change. Summer Patterson isn’t like anyone Mike’s dated before, and he can’t help but be intrigued by her. Now if only he could keep his foot out of his mouth long enough to win her over. But when a secret involving Summer brings Mike’s past crashing back to the present, he’ll need some backup from his best friend and wingwoman, Mindy, to sort out the mess. Will Mike find love before he leaves Timberland College for good? *Looking For Love is part of the Campus Crush companion series. Books do not need to be read in order. This series is not suitable for younger readers.*

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Getting Back by Cindy Rizzo Getting-Back-Ylva-2560x1600-300dpiElizabeth Morrison has ascended the ranks of her industry and now runs one of the most successful publishing companies in the US. But even after three decades, she has never been able to get past the devastating end of her relationship with Ruth Abramson. As she approaches her 30th college reunion, she must face the woman who long ago acceded to the demands of her famous father, regarded universally as a national hero, to marry a young man and start a family. It doesn’t make it any easier that Ruth, now a US District Court judge and divorced, is the class luncheon speaker. As Elizabeth and Ruth face one another and attempt to reconcile their past, Elizabeth must carefully decide whether she is more distrustful of Ruth or of herself. Is she headed for another fall with this woman? Or does she want to get close again, so she can be the one to walk away? When it comes to reuniting with the love of your life, it’s not always easy to know the difference between getting back together or just getting back.

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9781440596643Cloaked by T. F. Walsh Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she’s been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn’t making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans. Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He’s convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he’s attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there’s something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman? Cloaked is the prequel to Cloaked in Fur, book 1 in The Wulfkin Legacy Series. Find out how Daciana and Connell fell in love and set in motion the paramount events that forever change their lives and those around them.

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The Ghosts of Aquinnah by Julie Flanders Julie coverA brilliant flash of light transcends through time. Another freezes a cloaked figure within a frame of salty mist as waves crash against a rocky shore. Her harrowing expression shadows the beacon to a pinprick. By the next blaze, she is gone. Only the lighthouse remains. Hannah’s eyes blink in step with each heart beat. Images of her deceased parents and Martha’s Vineyard explode like firecrackers inside her mind. She shakes her head. For weeks this eerie woman dressed in nineteenth century garb has been haunting my webcam, but tonight she stared into my soul. Why? … Who is she? … Casting aside months of research on historic lighthouses, Hannah drives to the coast and boards a ferry. What is the strange connection she has to this mysterious woman suspended in time? Hannah finds out. But, it’s not at all what she expects … Hannah unravels a century old murder.

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Invoking Nonna by Sage Adderley 22594213Maggie Sloan is a free-spirited teenager growing up in rural Georgia. Unlike her peers, Maggie is a witch and so is her mother. In addition to normal teenager rites of passage, she must learn about her family lineage and witchcraft. Her mother, Laura, keeps a tight lid on their family secrets – like the mysterious life and death of her grandmother who passed away before Maggie was born. Practicing the craft will test solid friendships and introduce Maggie to new realms. While seeking the truth about herself and her family, Maggie is faced with danger from churchgoing classmates who will stop at nothing to make sure she is found out. Laura and Maggie strengthen their bond through witchcraft and work together to overcome their enemies. Are their magical gifts enough to keep them safe? Don't forget to enter the giveaway. It's really is easy to enter. Just click here. What are you celebrating this week?

 

 

 

 

 

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What are you celebrating this week?

 

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Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she’s been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn’t making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans.

Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He’s convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he’s attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there’s something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman? 

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Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

My editor came back and loved all my additions and changes to Book 2 in The Wulfkin Legancy Series, and the manuscript is now onto the next editor for proof reading. So happy about that.
 
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On another front, a good friend and I have been talking about making our own resource for romance authors and readers. We wanted to create a place where readers can find new books to love and where authors can freely promote their work without hassle. Yesterday, we launched our sites.

During our publishing/writing journeys, we found that the most helpful, supportive people are the ones who could relate to our struggle. We wanted to return the favor, so now we’re here to return the favor and help!

If you are a lover of the romance genre, an author needing a place to share your work, or a reader looking for a new read, head over and see what we’re about and help us spread the word:

Facebook               Instagram               Twitter

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What are you celebrating this week?

 

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Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she’s been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn’t making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans.

Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He’s convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he’s attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there’s something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman? 

Cloaked is only 0.99c

Grab Your Copy: Amazon B&N | Kobo | Google Play | iTunes

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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Celebrating the Small Things & Edits

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

Well, with the launch of Cloaked just four days ago, 2016 has been a whirlwind of excitment of promotions, receiving wonderful reviews, and meeting some great new readers who have jumped onto The Wulfkin Legacy bandwagon:)
 
This week I received the edits from my publisher for book 2 – Cloaked in Secrecy, and there were no major changes, just fleshing out, which I am completely all right with.
 
For book 3, Cloaked in Blood, is coming along nicely. I'm close to halfway through the big round of edits, but I really need to sit down and now through the earlier chapters and fix up a few things before I share more of them with my amazing critique partners who are helping me through this manuscript.
 
And I've made myself a rough list of what I want to achieve in 2016 – I'm being ambitious, but they always say to aim for the stars:)
– Publish 3 more books in The Wulfkin Legacy Series (yep, over and above Cloaked)
– Finish and find a home for my new demonic paranomal series
– Write novella and book 2 in said paranormal series
– Resurrect my YA fantasy and get it published
– Finally make a decision on my contemporary series
 
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Cloaked Blurb:

Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she’s been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn’t making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans.

Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He’s convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he’s attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there’s something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman? 

Cloaked is only 0.99c

Grab Your Copy: Amazon B&N | Kobo | Google Play | iTunes

 
What are you celebrating this week?

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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Celebrating the New Year

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So many terrific things to celebrate in 2015, from:
– Contracting 3 books with my publisher
– Finishing 5 manuscripts, and getting them ready for 2016
– Having so many inspirational friends and critique partners by my side the whole time
– Getting through a really hard decision I had to make, that turned out to be the best thing ever
 
And as far as I'm concerned, 2016 is going to be even more amazing, filled with success and a truck-load of happiness.
 
Happy New Year to everyone, and stay safe.
 
 
What are you celebrating this week?

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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Celebrating the Cover Reveal of CLOAKED @tfwalsh

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

I'm bundling up my celebrations this week into one of gigantic party … Recently I mentioned some fantastic news. Well, my publisher contracted the prequel to Cloaked in Fur, and today I'm showing off it off.
 
What do you think? I absolutely love the cover, and so many elements of final piece perfectly match the story.
 
Release Date: January 4, 2016
 
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Blurb: 
Raised by an overly protective wulfkin pack, Daciana leaps at the chance to venture into the human world for her one-year independence ritual. But after someone steals the endangered bear cubs she’s been assigned to protect, she must locate them or lose her job and return home in disgrace. The sexy inspector on the case isn’t making this any easier. He knows nothing of her kind, and wulfkin rules forbid relationships with humans.

Newly divorced Inspector Connell Lonescu trusts no one but himself. He’s convinced relationships are a waste of time and thinks burying himself in work will ease the pain. Yet he’s attracted to the gorgeous and mysterious Daciana, even if there’s something slightly odd about her. Can Connell learn to trust the sexy but secretive woman?

And…. I'm looking for anyone interested in helping me spread the word when the book releases in early 2016. And if you can spare a bit of time and space on your blog, please sign up here. 

 
What are you celebrating this week?

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

1. For the past few weeks, I've been traveling a lot, mostly for work, but I shouldn't need to go anywhere until early next year, and I'm super excited about that.
2. Summer has decided to come early. This week we're having 40 degree (celsius) days (about 104 fahrenheit), and it's too hot to be outside. Means I have no choice but to focus on my writing. 
3. Book 3 of my shifter series is moving along nicely and I'm mor ethan halfway through it. This story really does have a mind of its own and it keeps changing directions each time I think I have it sorted. Not a bad thing at all.
4. I've started writing the draft to a novella that will work as a prequel to my brand new demonic series. Speaking of which, book one is in deep edits stage right now and I really hope to have it completed soon.
 
What are you celebrating this week?

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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What I'm Celebrating This Week

1. The long weekend away to PAX Australia was fanastic. Way too many new games to check out, though I'll confess I did spend one of the days in the bean-bag section of the convention with my lap top writing:)
2. This week has been extremely demanding in the editing department, but I can now say it's done, finished, completed, and now I can put my feet up.
3. I received a surprisingly nice royalty check this week.
4. And of course, I can't ignore the fact that my little puddy cat always make me smile.
 
 
What are you celebrating this week?

Celebrate blog hop

 

This post is part of Lexa Cain's blog hop, Celebrate the Small Things. To be part of this blog hop, all you have to do is follow the link and put your name on the Mr.Linky list, and then be sure to post every Friday about something you're grateful  for that week.  It can be about writing or family or school or general life.  This is the funnest and easiest blog hop ever! 

 

 

 

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