AWAKEN (Book #1) – TEASER

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I just hit 350 likes on my Facebook author page!!!

Like I promised here is the teaser for my novel Awaken. Don’t forget to like on Goodreads!!

Awaken Teaser

Austin shut and locked the door while I stood out in the open, chills prickled down my neck. I didn’t move my head, only my eyes searching for anything out of the ordinary. I came up with nothing. The wind picked up a little, sending tiny strands of hair in my face, startling me. In the silence of the night, with only the wind rustling through the trees, my mind was running away from me. I couldn’t break away from this fear of the unknown.

Austin put his arm around my shoulders and pulled me in tight. The house was about fifty feet away and the further we got from the truck, the more hurried I became, speeding up, trying to get out of this unprotected forest and into an enclosed building where I hoped to feel a little bit safer. Austin locked me to his side. I would’ve run if I could, but I didn’t want to separate myself from him, not out here.

“I don’t see anything,” Austin tried to reassure me.

Then a crack came from our left, making us both jump and stop suddenly. Austin squeezed me tighter.

Breathing heavily, I whispered, “I know you heard that.”

“Yep,” he whispered back. He stood still, frozen like me, either waiting to hear something that would explain it, or for another sound that might send us bolting to the house. The row of cars parked along the driveway made it difficult to see into the forest.

“Do you see anything now?” I asked.

“No,” he whispered.

I looked up into the trees and there they were again, those two white eyes staring down at us.

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Cover Reveal Bitter Angel by Megan Hand

Today I get to help my friend and new author Megan Hand release her gorgeous cover for her debut novel Bitter Angel!

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Title: Bitter Angel

Author: Megan Hand

Expected release date: April 1, 2013

Genre:  Thriller

Age Group: New Adult

Cover Designer: B Design;  http://bdesignpublishingservices.wordpress.com/

Cover reveal organized by: AToMR Tours

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17181920-bitter-angel

 

Book Description:

Torn between two realities.

A choice that will mean life or death.

She won’t know anything… until she wakes up.

College sophomore, Lila Spencer lived Friday night twice. She doesn’t know how or why, just that she did. As if she split in half and went in two different directions.

Out clubbing with her friends, Heather and Nilah, the girls rock it out and party hard. What begins as an innocent night will lead to a deadly fight for their lives, and Lila might be their only chance for survival.

In bed with her boyfriend, Jay, Lila is safe and warm as she drifts to sleep in the arms of the man she loves. Until she is sucked into a horrifying nightmare of her friends’ deaths.

As the sunlight warms her face on Saturday morning, the two scenarios collide. But there can be only one outcome. Will she wake up in her warm bed with Jay by her side, devastated and grieving for her friends? Or was she there to save them?

The answer is just the beginning.

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About the Author

At twelve, Megan decided to write a novel. A month later, she quit. A reading junkie by nature, she started writing again in her twenties as a way to get the voices out, because who wouldn’t want to create a Real Living Person out of thin air? Megan also plays the piano and sings. She teaches little kids and takes pictures of pretty butterflies. She eats way too much chocolate, is sort of a mad scientist with her blender, and spends an unhealthy amount of time LOLing on Facebook and Twitter. She lives in Ohio with her husband and very smiley son. Bitter Angel is her first published novel.

Blog: http://meganhandwrites.blogspot.com/

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/meganhandwrites

SNEAK PEEK ALERT!

I’m really excited about today! AToMR Tours has set up my sneak peek  for my novel. Several blogs are releasing TWO never before seen sneak peeks – the Prologue and an excerpt. I want to thank all the blogger’s who are participating in this reveal. I will post one of the sneak peeks here on my blog. I hope you all enjoy! Don’t forget to add my novel to Goodreads and follow me on Facebook.

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Title: Awaken

Author: Jaime Guerard

Expected release date: March 2013

Genre: YA Paranormal Romantic Thriller

Age Group:  Young Adult; 14 – 20+

Cover Designer: B Design;  http://bdesignpublishingservices.wordpress.com/

Event organized by: AToMR Tours

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17281806-awaken

 

Book Description:

Three things run through my mind at this very moment…

ONE, my life as I once knew it will never be the same.

TWO, the person I’m in love with might not even exist.

THREE, the deception that has unfolded before me has the power of life and death.

Sixteen year old, Breanna Davis, has heard the saying; life isn’t always what it seems…well, that saying rings true now more than ever. As horrifying visions appear before her, revealing tragedies that will forever change the fate of those she loves, she realizes that she may be the only person who can stop them from becoming reality.

Amongst the chaos of this new discovery, Bre is faced with a stranger, Eve, who moves in on Bre’s friends and begins to follow her every move. As Eve’s true motives begin to surface, Bre must fight against, not only the visions, but the dangers Eve holds close.

There is another secret kept- Collin, a boy held captive in Bre’s dreams, the boy she is secretly falling in love with but isn’t sure he even exists. As she tries to make it work with Austin, an old friend who could possibly be more, Bre battles against her feelings for Collin.

Bre is faced with an almost impossible decision, to choose her life or follow her destiny.  If she doesn’t intercede, people will certainly die. If she does, her own life could be at stake. In the end, if she fails, she’ll lose everything.

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Sneak Peek 1

 

PROLOGUE

            I stood there, silently watching him, my mind willing me to move forward, but my body remained frozen. My heart began to beat heavily, the way it always does when he comes into view.  He was just ten feet away from me now. I felt lightheaded and found it difficult to breathe.

I decided this time I had to move slowly. I had to focus on slowing down my mind to take everything in.
I took one step closer, studying him carefully. His dark, almost black hair glistened in the descending sun. Even though I wasn’t looking directly at his face just yet, his beauty took my breath away. I felt it coming, one more step and he would know I was here.
I was anxious to see his face again, but unwilling for our encounter to end. I took a deep breath and moved, as if the simple action of taking each step was timed, he turned and rose to his feet, his face blank. I thought my heart was going to race out of my chest. I hoped for a sign this time, some kind of acknowledgment from him. Was he happy to see me? Was I not what he was expecting? What secret thoughts were running through his mind?
I knew the time had come. No more stalling, I had to go to him. I began moving toward the stream where he stood.  This time, I would look directly at him, look into his eyes and make myself known.
“Bre, this is Collin,” a voice introduced me as I approached. Though the voice was somehow familiar, I was oblivious to who had said it. All I cared about was making sure I captured this moment in every detail.  Collin’s deep, royal blue eyes looked into mine and I realized I had never felt like this before.  My nerves flared with an intensity that burned deep within me and held me captive in his gaze. Every bit of him was perfect. His silky hair fell perfectly over each side of his face. Occasionally, a strand or two would move gently across his forehead and dance along his eyes. His shirt melted into his chest, making it impossible for me to ignore the definition of his body.
He slowly lifted his hand, gesturing for me to take it. “It’s nice to meet you Bre.” His bright smile stretched across his mouth as he waited for me to respond.

I swallowed, knowing what was going to happen next. I tried again to slow my mind down even more, pleading with myself to make this moment last. When I couldn’t hold on any longer, I reached out my hand in one last attempt to succeed. But I failed, and woke up.

 

 

COVER REVEAL & GIVEAWAY: AWAKEN BY JAIME GUERARD

TITLE: AWAKEN

AUTHOR: JAIME GUERARD

GENRE: YA PARANORMAL ROMANTIC THRILLER

EXPECTED RELEASE DATE: MARCH 15, 2013

AGE GROUP: 14 – 20+

COVER DESIGNER: ALLIE BRENNAN (B DESIGN)

MOON IMAGE/TREE DESIGNER: STEVEN ASKEW (RED AND BLACK WALLPAPERS)

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BOOK DESCRIPTION:

 
Three things run through my mind at this very moment…
ONE, my life as I once knew it will never be the same.
TWO, the person I’m in love with might not even exist.
THREE, the deception that has unfolded before me has the power of life and death.



Sixteen year old, Breanna Davis, has heard the saying; life isn’t always what it seems…well, that saying rings true now more than ever. As horrifying visions appear before her, revealing tragedies that will forever change the fate of those she loves, she realizes that she may be the only person who can stop them from becoming reality.

Amongst the chaos of this new discovery, Bre is faced with a stranger, Eve, who moves in on Bre’s friends and begins to follow her every move. As Eve’s true motives begin to surface, Bre must fight against, not only the visions, but the dangers Eve holds close.

There is another secret kept- Collin, a boy held captive in Bre’s dreams, the boy she is secretly falling in love with but isn’t sure he even exists. As she tries to make it work with Austin, an old friend who could possibly be more, Bre battles against her feelings for Collin.

Bre is faced with an almost impossible decision, to choose her life or follow her destiny. If she doesn’t intercede, people will certainly die. If she does, her own life could be at stake. In the end, if she fails, she’ll lose everything.

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Book Name and Synopsis Revealed!

ImageThe time has finally come for me to release the name and synopsis for my novel!

My cover reveal & giveaway is coming in February so keep an eye out for that.

To see the full synopsis please go to Goodreads. Here is the link: http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17281806-awaken

Don’t forget to mark your Goodreads list with my novel as “To Read”!

SYNOPSIS & NAME:

AWAKEN

Three things run through my mind at this very moment…

ONE, my life as I once knew it will never be the same.

TWO, the person I’m in love with might not even exist.

THREE, the deception that has unfolded before me has the power of life and death.

Sixteen year old, Breanna Davis, has heard the saying; life isn’t always what it seems…well, that saying rings true now more than ever. As horrifying visions appear before her, revealing tragedies that will forever change the fate of those she loves, she realizes that she may be the only person who can stop them from becoming reality.

Amongst the chaos of this new discovery, Bre is faced with a stranger, Eve, who moves in on Bre’s friends and begins to follow her every move. As Eve’s true motives begin to surface, Bre must fight against, not only the visions, but the dangers Eve holds close.

There is another secret kept- Collin, a boy held captive in Bre’s dreams, the boy she is secretly falling in love with but isn’t sure he even exists. As she tries to make it work with Austin, an old friend who could possibly be more, Bre battles against her feelings for Collin.

Bre is faced with an almost impossible decision, to choose her life or follow her destiny.  If she doesn’t intercede, people will certainly die. If she does, her own life could be at stake. In the end, if she fails, she’ll lose everything.

The Forgotten Ones Cover Reveal Blitz

Hello everyone! Today I get to share with you a new novel coming out in May. I have recently met some amazing authors and Laura Howard is one of them! Laura’s novel, The Forgotten Ones, is one novel that I’m eagerly awaiting the release. Just take a look at the cover! Contest below for a chance at a $50 Amazon or B&N gift card!


Title: The Forgotten Ones

Author: Laura Howard

Genre: NA Paranormal Fantasy Romance

Expected release date: May 15, 2013

Age Group: New Adult

Cover Designer: Stephanie Mooney 

Book Description:


Allison O’Malley just graduated from college. Her life’s plan is to get a job and take care of her schizophrenic mother. She doesn’t have room for friends or even Ethan, who clearly wants more.

When Allison’s long-lost father shows up, he claims he can bring her mother back from the dark place her mind has sent her. He reveals legends of a race of people long forgotten, the Tuatha de Danaan, along with the truth about why he abandoned her mother.





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Sneak Peek! Back of Novel Description!

Well everyone…after 150 likes on my Facebook page it’s time to reveal the back book description. Now, like I mentioned in my last post this isn’t the full synopsis (that’s coming very VERY soon) this is what will be on the back cover of my novel along with the synopsis.

I also wanted to mention that what you are about to see is not what the back of the book will look like. My cover artist is working on the cover as we speak!

Without further ado…here it is!

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The Secret Unveiling

Unveiling

So the time has come to start unveiling some things about my novel. I have already given you one sneak peek already (to see that sneak peek click HERE) but now it’s almost time to unveil the back of the book description.

There are two parts to this description that you need to know. The back of the book description and the synopsis.  This unveiling that I will post first is the back of the book (not the full synopsis).

So here’s were you come in…

In order for me to post that description I need to get 150 likes on my Facebook author page. So start spreading the word and if you haven’t already please head over to my FB page and like it! Click HERE to go to it! Once I have those likes I will unveil that description!