Friday, May 24, 2013

A Warrior's Blood Release

It's Release Day!
A Warrior's Blood—Blood Burden Series Bonus Story

Before the war, before the powers, and before the world crashed in on him Luke met a mortal woman.  Go back to the beginning of it all and take a look at Nicole through the eyes of Luke's hardened heart.

Luke steps out of the shadows and plants himself into the police department to watch over Nicole who is new to the force. Loyal to his mission he keeps his distance but a missing girl brings them onto the same case.  Together Luke and Nicole unravel the dark underbelly of a small town putting their lives on the line.   Luke can handle criminals, crooked officials, and crazy town people but will he risk his mission for a chance at love or will Sage make sure the warrior walks a line?

About the Series:
The Blood Burden Series is a fantasy/paranormal romance that is different from anything you've read before.  You will not find any vampires, werewolves, or a soft spoken woman waiting for a man to save her in this adventure.  But you will find a head strong woman who will protect those she loves with her last breath and a new paranormal element that is unique to the book world.

Reviewers are raving about the series:
"The thrills start from page one and continue to the very end. I absolutely loved it and am looking forward to (the next book)." 5 STARS! -Kim Norris-The Kindle Book Review
"How can you resist a story set in the South that treads on Irish folklore? You can't!!"
5 STARS! -John Ross, Author of "Another Lousy Day In Paradise"
"A Surefire winner by an author to watch!!"  5 STARS!-Hotmaja54

Reading Order:
1. Blood Awakening (Prelude) ** FREE almost everywhere e-books are sold.**
2. Burden of Blood (Novel  1) (Available in paperback and e-book)
3. Blood of Fire (Novel 2) (Available in paperback and e-book)
4. A Warrior's Blood (Bonus Story Novelette e-book)
Find them on Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, Kobo, IBooks, and Smashwords.

Buy Links:

Links to Author:
Twitter handle: @wenonahulsey

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Better Nature Release Day

It's finally here! It's been a year and half, but I'm so happy to finally share Better Nature with you. I'm giving away everything but the kitchen sink, so feel free to join the fun!

Better Nature, Elizabeth Sharp

Everything in Amelia Hoffman's life has led to this. An evil plot threatens to destroy humanity and the future of the human race lies in Amelia's hands. Working through the tensions between Otherworld species, torn between two men and squabbling with her siblings—all while trying to get a college degree. The pressure is a killer—literally. Does she have what it takes to save the world?

Now down to good stuff: free stuff.

Amelia Prize pack:
An autographed paperback of all three books.
A ribbon bookmark
A replica of the fluorite crystal necklace

Sariah prize pack:
1 tee shirt (size L)
1 tube lipstick
An autographed copy of all three books
A ribbon bookmark.

To win one of these, fill out the rafflecopter below. But those aren't the only prizes. There's also a fun scavenger hunt with tons of prizes along the way. Click on one of the links below and check out their blog about the release. Find the random word in bold on their page . When you unscramble them, you'll find a quote by Albert Einstein. Email it to somesharpwords(at)gmail(dot)com. Follow these links to get started!

Andrea Heltsley
Morgan Wylie

Bear with us while we all get organized. Due to a death in my family, I was running a little behind getting posts out...

I will also be running games on my Facebook page throughout the day, so feel free to hope over there

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Monday, May 20, 2013

Into the Spiral's Half-birthday Giveaway bash

Erin Danzer is celebrating the six month anniversary of the release of her first book, Into the Spiral, by giving you the present. Fill out the Rafflecopter below and you can win one of theses two great prize packs.

Into the Spiral Prize pack
coffee mug
ink pen
key chain

Defending the Spiral Prize Pack
coffee mug
ink pen
key chain

In addition to these prize packs, Erin is giving away four ebooks. So fill out the Rafflecopter, and to steal a line from the Hunger Games, "May the odds be ever in your favor."

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Saturday, May 18, 2013

Indie-licious blog Hop Teaser

So today I've decided to share with you the best opening line I've ever written. It's from Bloodfire, the stand alone spin of the Forces of Nature series. This book will follow Amelia's brother after the events of the series. I know I'm being a little bit of a tease because this one won't be out until summer of 2014 at the earliest.

"Of all the djinn joints in all the world, she had to walk into mine. Ok, so the line's not a Xander Hoffman original, but some things are classics for a reason. I didn't need any supernatural senses to tell me she was Otherworldly. The exotic array of red and gold feathers scattered over her head in lieu of hair told me she was a phoenix, but her scantily clad body told me all I really needed to know."

If you enjoyed my teaser, the fun doesn't have to stop here. Hop on over to these other Indie-licious blogs and see what goodies they have to share.1

  • Andrea Heltsley
  • Elizabeth Sharp
  • Bethany Lopez
  • Elle Chardou
  • Lisa Collicut
  • Morgan Wylie
  • Michelle Miller
  • Friday, May 17, 2013

    Pardon My progress

    Sharp Words is in the middle of a massive makeover, so it's going to look a little off as I finalize all the details so it can shine. I've wanted a very specific look for a long time, but I've only just now gotten to where it's achievable for me. So I will be tweaking for a couple days, but when I'm done, there will be all kinds of fun and exciting things to check out as we build up to the release party on Wednesday!

    Sunday, May 12, 2013

    Indie-licious blog hop

    It's getting so these are the only blog posts I do! Anyway, this comes from just before the big surprise I got this week. I don't think it needs any set up, so enjoy.

    “What did he mean, what’s happening between us?” I looked at Logan shyly through my lashes. It was one thing to crush on a boy—which certainly wasn’t happening here, of course—but a whole different ball game when someone else just assumes you are because you’re trying to help the other person.

    “I’m guessing he means the connection I feel to you, like I know you and just forgot. It’s like having something on the tip of your tongue, and if I could just remember…”

    I cocked my head at him. That was a fitting description for the connection I felt with him. But what did it mean?

    Like that? Well check out these other great teasers (if you haven't already)!

    Thursday, May 9, 2013

    The Haunting Season Book Blitz

    If you're a regular reader, you know I am in love with the The Haunting Season by Michelle Muto. So it should come as no surprise then that I am part of the Book Blitz. For those of you haven't read it, check out my review below. But before we get into it, let's get you a little more familiar with this amazing book.

    The Haunting Season by Michelle Muto
    Publication date: December 21st 2012
    by Dreamscapes, Ink
    Genre: NA Paranormal/Ghosts

    Be careful what you let in…

    Siler House has stood silent beneath Savannah’s moss-draped oaks for decades. Notoriously haunted, it has remained empty until college-bound Jess Perry and three of her peers gather to take part in a month-long study on the paranormal. Jess, who talks to ghosts, quickly bonds with her fellow test subjects. One is a girl possessed. Another just wants to forget. The third is a guy who really knows how to turn up the August heat, not to mention Jess’s heart rate…when he’s not resurrecting the dead.

    The study soon turns into something far more sinister when they discover that Siler House and the dark forces within are determined to keep them forever. In order to escape, Jess and the others will have to open themselves up to the true horror of Siler House and channel the very evil that has welcomed them all.

    Sounds pretty good, right? Well let me tell you in all new words how true that is. This was one of the spookiest books I've read in a very long time. I'm not even kidding when I say I had to take breaks to let my heart stop pounding in my chest. The story didn't take long to gather steam and then it was one breath stealing scene after another. I laughed, I yelled, I covered my mirrors. 

    One of the things I loved about this book was I could never tell if it was going to be a blood soaked horror fest, a sweet paranormal thriller, or a spooky mystery. The truth is it's all three. I can't support my statement without getting all spoilery and that would do you all a disservice. I seriously loved this book, and I highly recommend you read it. During the day. With lots of people in the house. And no visible mirrors.

    Want more? Check out this excerpt.

    I'm proud to announce I get to give away an ebook copy of the book. Just leave a comment on this blog, telling me your scariest ghost story. I will use on May 16 to select a winner. If you don't wanna wait, you can buy The Haunting Season from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

    Wanna know a little more about the author?
    Michelle Muto lives in northeast Georgia with her husband and two dogs. She loves changes of season, dogs, and all things geeky. Currently, she’s hard at work on her next book.

    Author Links:

    Sunday, May 5, 2013

    Indie-licious teaser ~ Late as usual....

    A little late, but better late than never. To go with my teaser this week, I"m sharing my working cover. I have an artist more talented than myself working on hte one I really want, but until he finishes it, I'm using this one.... And obviously, the teaser comes from the new book, too.

    I fidgeted, biting my lip as I tried to figure out how to tell them. “Antonio’s in the hospital.”

    They gasped, exchanging wide-eyed glances. Charlotte found her voice first. “Is he going to be ok?”

    I choked back a sob that was trying to escape. “They aren’t sure. The doctor said they were optimistic. What does that even mean?”

    Violet patted my hand. “Well, honey, it means they think he’ll be fine but they can’t say so because—”

    “I know what it means!” I roared, cutting her off. She recoiled and guilt washed over me. “I’m sorry Vi, you didn’t deserve that.”

    “It’s ok, honey, you have every right to be emotional.”
    I flopped into a chair, putting my head into my hands. “Being emotional is what got me into this mess.”

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    Indie-licious blog hop signups

    Filling in for Indie-Licious, where we love blog hops. We love them so much that we host one once a week on Sundays.

    Sign ups are from 12:00 am Tuesdays through 11:59 pm Saturday, EST. Just enter your info into the Linky List. We only ask that you post teasers no longer than a paragraph. Anything longer than this will make it difficult for everyone to read and comment on your entry.

    Have fun!

    Wednesday, May 1, 2013

    Catalyst Release!

    Release Day Blitz for CATALYST by Jennifer Snyder!

    Sometimes who we really are lies buried just beneath the surface…

    After learning she’s inherited a house in the beachside town of Soul Harbor, Georgia, Addison Harmon and her best friend decided to take a much needed vacation before the pressures of life after high school suffocate them too heavily.

    But what Addison finds isn’t a chance to recoup from a bad break up and hang out with her best friend while she decides what she wants to do with her future. What she finds is Kace Sullivan—a sexy guy she can’t seem to get enough of—someone who with one touch reveals a seductive world full of magick and secrets Addison isn’t sure she’s ready to be a part of.

    (New Adult/Mature Young Adult: Contains sexual situations, mild language, and underage drinking.)

    Purchase Link:

    (Note: B&N and Smashwords links posted on Author's blog) 

    Jennifer Snyder lives in North Carolina were she spends most of her time writing new adult and young adult fiction, reading, and struggling to stay on top of housework. She is a tea lover with an obsession for Post-it notes and smooth writing pens. Jennifer lives with her husband and two children, who endure listening to songs that spur inspiration on repeat and tolerate her love for all paranormal, teenage-targeted TV shows.