Guest Post by Christine Fonseca
What if psychic warfare is real???
When a surprising mental breakdown draws too much attention from a secret government group call the Order, 17-year-old Dakota discovers that her so-called boring life isn’t so boring after all. Between the lies, secrets and assassins out to kill her family, Dakota discovers there’s more to paranormal activity than ghosts and cheap mind tricks. Now she must uncover the truth before a new breed of terrorism takes everything away – including her life.
“Collide is a fast moving, suspenseful thriller full of twists and turns around every bend. An action packed read that will have your heart slamming in your chest and your mind racing until the end.”
– Brooke DelVecchio, the Cover Contessa – blogger/reviewer
And here is a little teaser:
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Critically acclaimed and award-winning author of YA novels and nonfiction, Christine is dedicated to helping people of all ages find their own unique voice in our noisy world. She crafts psychological thrillers, sweeping romances and self-help books that explore the darker aspects of humanity with hope and authenticity. A love lover of books, lattes, and family, Christine is passionate about the world and believes that all things are possible when we work together. Find out more about Christine, her books, and her passion for life at http://christinefonseca.com.
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What’s a party without a celebration, right? So, I have a little giveaway to celebrate. Check out the wonderful NEW releases from other Indie author buds of mine, as well as the SIGNED PAPERBACKS and a $25.00 Amazon Gift Card I’m giving away. I’ll tell you, it is an extravaganza to be sure!
Guest Post from Author Karen Hooper!
I’m so excited to reveal the cover for my new series, Virtual Arcana.
Ready? Here it is! Woo hoo!
I love the cover because it represents the story so perfectly—a blend of old-fashioned and techy, romance and magic, reality and illusion, The Notebook meets The Matrix (with a sprinkling of The Giver). Some friends saw an early sneak peek and asked if the girl was real or a CGI (computer-generated image). That put a huge smile on my face because that is the perfect question for this series.” *insert mischievous smile here*
I want to give huge thanks to my friend and talented cover designer, Steve Graham of the INFINITY CREATIVE (www.TheInfinityCreative.com) for making my virtual reality-esque vision a beautiful reality. I mean, look at that font. Steve, you’re a bad ass.
Virtual Arcana will release this fall serial style, meaning short episodes (averaging 15-20k) will be published frequently (official schedule TBA), instead of waiting 6-12 months between each long book in a trilogy.
Each episode will be named after one of the major arcana cards of a tarot deck.
Season 1- Episode List
0- The Fool
2-The High Priestess
6- The Lovers
It’s an experiment for me as an author and for my readers. If Virtual Arcana develops a good following I’ll continue with season 2 and 3. That would mean 22 total episodes, one for each of the 22 major arcana tarot cards.
Summary of Virtual Arcana:
In a faraway future, Kelsey Zellar is starting her senior year at yet another school thanks to her twin sister’s troublesome obsession with outlawed virtual reality games.
Every school they’ve ever attended is pretty much the same: lunchroom drama, rich kids binging on enhancement candies, and classmates rallying for or against the government’s strict control over everything from entertainment privileges to caffeine consumption.
Unlike her sister, Kelsey follows the rules and keeps her nose out of trouble and politics while sniffing out her next flavored latte and favorite novel. But when Kelsey meets a charming book connoisseur, and accepts his offering of a tarot card, she takes the first step toward two new addictions: the guy of her dreams, and his illegal dealing of virtual escapes into her beloved storybooks.
Kelsey straddles the worlds of fiction and reality, but is she a fool for believing in her own happy ending?
I realize some of my readers don’t/won’t care for episodic storytelling, so of course there will be the option to wait until the first season is complete and read all the episodes straight through as one full-length novel. But I wanted to offer my new series as a serial for those readers who dislike waiting so long to read more.
To celebrate, I’m giving away EIGHT ebooks of the first episode: The Fool.
To enter, click over to Karen’s blog at the link below and scroll down to the Rafflecopter widget:
Guest Post by Author Lee Strauss
Heart & Soul
(This is a connected book series – while each book can stand alone, they are best enjoyed in sequence.)
“Another great book by Lee! This one had action, wit and a forbidden love! Love the characters and their interaction with each other! Can’t wait to see what she has in store for us next!” Tressa Sager, Amazon reviewer
“I don’t want to give away what the danger is, but suffice it to say, it’s a real and plausible threat. Gabrielle is a good leading lady. She doesn’t back down from anything or anyone in this book, but she’s still vulnerable, making her well-rounded and likable.” J Harrell, Amazon reviewer