Cover Reveals: TOUCH OF HEARTACHE by Joy Penny + the next 2 Books in the Series!

Welcome to the 3-book cover reveal for Joy Penny’s STAY IN TOUCH series from Snowy Wings Publishing

The focus today is on Book Two:

Stay in Touch Books 2-4 (Covers by Berto Designs)

Title: Touch of Heartache
Series: Stay in Touch (Book 2)
Author: Joy Penny
Publisher: Snowy Wings Publishing
Publication Date: 12/5/2017

Blurb:
Four friends. Four college grads. Four people figuring out that life doesn’t always turn out the way you expected.
Just weeks before graduating, Lilac Townsend throws away her elementary school teacher job offer in Minnesota to work in Florida at the official resort of her favorite vacation spot, Tildy World. Pushing down all second thoughts, she fills her mind with visions of sunny beaches and Tildy Tapir, the cartoon character who always promised to make her childhood dreams come true. Unfortunately, between a sleazy boss and a community college student in a character suit who manages to fray her last nerve, Lilac soon learns that working behind the scenes at the park is hardly “happily ever after.”
Nolan Gregosky had plans after graduating high school a few years back: go to college, join a fraternity, and make some memories before earning a degree. Instead, tragedy sidelined those dreams, but his job posing for pictures with drooling, snot-nosed kids as Silly Sandgrouse gives him a chance to unload some pent-up energy. When the stunning but uptight new assistant manager at the resort proves a distraction in more ways than one, Nolan realizes it’s up to him to show her what it means to eat, live, and breathe life at the park.
A relationship at this unsteady stage of their lives might not be the brightest idea for either of them, but it’s hard to ignore that tingling sensation whenever the paths of this plush-suit beast and naïve beauty collide.
Trigger warning: Sexual harassment at work.
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075Y33Q25/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34873132-touch-of-heartache

Stay in Touch Book 3 (Touch of Comfort, Gavin’s story) and Stay in Touch Book 4 (Touch of Romance, Pembroke’s story) out in 2018

BOOK THREE COVER!

BOOK FOUR COVER!

Catch up with Touch of Fondness, Book One in the series, out now!
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33526180-touch-of-fondness
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06VVHW2FQ/
Barnes & Noble: https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/touch-of-fondness-joy-penny/1126189855?ean=9781946202185
Audible: https://www.audible.com/pd/Romance/Touch-of-Fondness-Audiobook/B073V61282/

 

Cover Reveal for PHOENIX DESCENDING by Dorothy Dreyer

Today I’m helping reveal the gorgeous cover for Dorothy Dreyer’s upcoming NA fantasy, Phoenix Descending! The cover was designed by Deranged Doctor Design. You can learn more about the book, which releases on November 28 from Snowy Wings Publishing, below. But first, check out the cover!

Title: Phoenix Descending (Book One of The Curse of the Phoenix Duology)
Author: Dorothy Dreyer
Release Date: November 28, 2017
Publisher: Snowy Wings Publishing

Since the outbreak of the phoenix fever in Drothidia, Tori Kagari has already lost one family member to the fatal disease. Now, with the fever threatening to wipe out her entire family, she must go against everything she believes in order to save them—even if that means making a deal with the enemy.

When Tori agrees to join forces with the unscrupulous Khadulians, she must take on a false identity in order to infiltrate the queendom of Avarell and fulfill her part of the bargain, all while under the watchful eye of the unforgiving Queen’s Guard. But time is running out, and every lie, theft, and abduction she is forced to carry out may not be enough to free her family from death.

Add Phoenix Descending on Goodreads!

Hot as Fire Summer Giveaway from Waiting On Books!

Waiting on Books,  a group of several authors, is offering a fabulous rafflecopter contest where you can win a “hot as fire” prize bundle!

Prize: All-New Fire HD 8 Tablet with Alexa, 8″ HD Display, 32 GB plus a $50 Amazon gift card and lots of books to one lucky winner!

The books and authors:

BREAKING CHARACTER — Cameron Grey
SAY NO TO THE BRO — Kat Helgeson
GENA/FINN — Kat Helgeson and Hannah Moskowitz
CROWN OF ICE  — Vicki L. Weavil 
SCEPTER OF FIRE — Vicki L. Weavil
FORGET TOMORROW — Pintip Dunn
OBSCURA BURNING — Suzanne van Rooyen 
REACH FOR YOU —  Pat Esden
Atlas Link Series (GYRE, DRIFTWOOD, LANDLOCKED) — Jessica Gunn
Hunter Circles (HUNTER and HUNTED) — Jessica Gunn
BALLAD OF THE BEANSTALK — Amy McNulty
FALL FAR FROM THE TREE — Amy McNulty
ENTANGLED SOULS — Dorothy Dreyer
NOBODY’s GODDESS  — Amy McNulty
SOULMATED — Shaila Patel
THE TRAITOR’S KISS —  Erin Beaty
MOTLEY EDUCATION — S.A. Larsen
THE WISHING HEART – J.C. Welker
ONE SUMMER WITH AUTUMN — Julie Reece
MAGNETIC SHIFT (Paperback ) — Lucy D. Briand
OF THE TREES – E.M. Fitch
CHAMELEON (The Domino Project #1) — K.T. Hanna
THIEF’S CUNNING — Sarah Ahiers
THE WISHING HEART — J. C. Welker

Contest is open June 15th through July 1st. Open to U.S. residents only.

Enter here:

https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/47d81ced14/?

SHAPE SHIFTER CHRONICLES by Lauren Jankowski — 4 Book Cover Reveal!

Today I’m excited to reveal not one, but four covers, for the series reboot of The Shape Shifter Chronicles by Lauren Jankowski! Brand-new, revised editions of the four original books of this action-packed New Adult Urban Fantasy are releasing simultaneously on October 31, 2017, from Snowy Wings Publishing.

Covers designed by Najla Qamber Designs

Title: Sere From the Green: Book One of the Shape Shifter Chronicles
Author:
Lauren Jankowski
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Publisher:
Snowy Wings Publishing

Add to your Goodreads list here!

Title: Through Storm and Night: Book Two of the Shape Shifter Chronicles
Author:
Lauren Jankowski
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Publisher:
Snowy Wings Publishing

Add to your Goodreads list here!

Title: From the Ashes: Book Three of the Shape Shifter Chronicles
Author:
Lauren Jankowski
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Publisher:
Snowy Wings Publishing

Add to your Goodreads list here!

Title: Haunted by the Keres: Book Four of the Shape Shifter Chronicles
Author:
Lauren Jankowski
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Release Date: October 31, 2017
Publisher:
Snowy Wings Publishing

Add to your Goodreads list here!


In Lauren Jankowski’s Shape Shifter Chronicles, recent college grad Isis lives a normal life in a normal world, working as a photojournalist in a small city where practically nothing happens. One night, she photographs the scene of a gruesome murder. A woman is found dead in an abandoned factory. On the wall there is a strange symbol painted in blood. Isis photographs the scene. The next day, all evidence of the crime has vanished from her pictures and no one seems to have heard of any murder taking place.

As Isis proceeds to investigate, she’s drawn into the world of shape shifters and guardians. Secrets and mysteries are commonplace in this strange world. And as Isis finds answers about her own mysterious past, she also finds more questions. What is happening to the people that vanish without a trace? Who is watching her from the shadows? And what exactly is the key that everyone seems willing to kill for?

Cover Reveal for A TOUCH OF FONDNESS by Joy Penny

I’m so excited to be revealing the #Coverreveal for @SnowyWingsPub author Joy Penny’s latest New Adult contemporary romance, Touch of Fondness, the first book in the Stay In Touch series! This beautiful cover was designed by Berto Designs. The book releases on May 2 from Snowy Wings Publishing, and it’s available now for preorder! Check out the cover and learn more about the book below:

Title: Touch of Fondness (Stay In Touch, Book One)
Author: Joy Penny
Release Date: May 2, 2017
Publisher: Snowy Wings Publishing

Four friends. Four college grads. Four people figuring out that life doesn’t always turn out the way you expected.

Brielle Reyes may not have post-college life planned out like some of her friends do, but she figures she’ll work for her mother’s home cleaning service while job hunting for something that makes use of her history and philosophy degrees. It’ll work out as long as she doesn’t fall in love. Her last relationship was a disaster and she has no idea where she’ll be in a few weeks, let alone the rest of her life. Since the only guy in her age range she sees now on a regular basis is cantankerous if handsome client Archer Ward, she probably won’t have a hard time sticking to that vow. Probably.

Archer Ward likes very few things: illustrating as a somewhat-celebrated comic artist and his privacy. When his meddling mother hires him a cleaning service on an almost daily basis because she doesn’t fully trust her son to live on his own with his disability, he’s at first annoyed—even if his house cleaner is the most beautiful woman he’s ever spent more than a few minutes with. When he realizes her dreams may take her far outside of his restricted orbit, he has to decide whether to stifle his interest in her or risk messing up her plans to explore if there’s something more between them.

Neither can deny they’re growing a little fond of each other, even if falling in love just now makes no sense whatsoever. But how often does love ever make perfect sense?

You can add Touch of Fondness to your Goodreads list here, or preorder it now at Amazon!

Learn more about Joy Penny at her website, or visit her on social media—@JoyPennyWriter on Twitter and Facebook, and @AuthorJoyPenny on Instagram!

Cover Reveal for FRAGMENTS OF DARKNESS: An Anthology of Thrilling Stories

Delighted to host the cover reveal for Fragments of Darkness: An Anthology of Thrilling Stories

release date: September 13, 2017

From between the cracks of imagination, among the splinters of the unknown, and upon the winds of mystery, lurk the Fragments of Darkness.

With legends of killer mermaids to tales of Civil War era ghosts, ten passionate story-tellers come together to bring you yarns of fantasy, paranormal, and chills and thrills that will entertain, intrigue, and enchant young adult and new adult readers.

THE COVER!!

 

Lisa M. Basso — Heart and Bone

C.L. Campbell — Reckoner

Dorothy Dreyer — Under the Surface 

Pat Esden — Black as a Dark Moon, Scarlet as Sumac 

E.M. Fitch — Between Shadows

R.A. Gates — The Collector

Jessica Gunn — The Ghost

Debra Jess — Blood & Armor

Melanie McFarlane — The Transgressions of Faithe Eileen 

Daphne René — Story of the Unknown Soldier

 ADD IT TO YOUR TBR PILE NOW!

Goodreads link: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/34103708-fragments-of-darkness

 FULL JACKET:

SNOWY WINGS DECEMBER CHALLENGE!

Each day, I will post something based on a question.

It could be a tidbit about me, or my writing.

Or a picture, or a memory, or any number of things.

So get ready to follow along on the adventure!

You can also check out my fellow authors’ posts on FB and Twitter by following the hashtag #SnowyWingsChallenge .

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To find out more about this new publishing co-op, please check THIS LINK.

If you want to JOIN IN THE FUN — here are the questions!  Just use the #SnowyWingsChallenge to post your answers on FB and Twitter.

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Boo-k Trick or Treat Blog Hop — Win GREAT TREATS!

halloween-blog-hop-2016Tricks can be fun, be TREATS are way better. And this contest gives you a chance to win a ton of treats in the form of signed books, ebooks, candy, book swag and more from 13 authors!! We know…it’s kind of SPOOK-TACULAR!

So how do you snag the loot? It’s simple, and you don’t even have to dress up and walk in the cold door to door to get the goodies.

Visit each of the THIRTEEN participating author websites. You will find the name of the candy/treat they are giving away, as well as what BOOK they are offering as part of the PRIZE PACK!  Be sure to write down the name of the treat, you’ll need it later.

Each author will provide a link to another author website on the hunt. (We are making it nice and easy so you don’t get lost in the dark) =)  MINE IS PAT ESDEN!

Have fun reading all about the books each author is giving away in the prize pack, plus any other tricks and treats the authors may have in store for you.

When you have collected the names of all 13 author “TREATS”, head on over to complete the Trick or Treat Hunt Page Google Forms doc and enter the correct treat next to the corresponding author name.
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You can enter for BONUS chances to win via the Rafflecopter found on each author’s website, by doing things like following them on Twitter or following their Goodreads page, or tweeting about the Hunt!
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So WHAT WILL YOU WIN??

A creepy-awesome black canvas tote bag with a cool skull filled with each of the books noted below as well as bookmarks and other great book swag. You will also win all of the treats that the author’s list on their pages PLUS a bunch of other candy treats all in a black plastic cauldron. You’ll even get the cute little plastic skulls shown in the prize photo.

LIST OF PARTICIPATING AUTHORS and their AWESOME BOOKS!

Amy McNulty – Nobodys Goddess (advanced paperback)
Kiran Oliver – DAYBREAK RISING (ebook)
Dorothy Dryer – SCARE ME TO SLEEP (Kindle ebook)
Jodie Andrefski – THE SOCIETY (signed paperback)
Julia Ember – UNICORN TRACKS (paperback)
Julie Reece – THE ARTISANS (signed paperback)
Nina Rossing – FJORD BLUE (signed paperback)
Pat Edsen – BEYOND YOUR TOUCH (signed paperback)
Pintip Dunn – FORGET TOMORROW (signed paperback)
S.A.Larsen – MOTLEY EDUCATION (signed paperback)
Suzanne van Rooyen – OBSCURA BURNING (Releases 11/10 ebook)
Vanessa Barneveld – THIS IS YOUR AFTERLIFE (Kindle eBook)
Vicki Weavil – FACSIMILE (signed paperback)

The contest runs from Friday October 28th, 2016 through Midnight, October 31st, 2016 (EST)
Winner will be announced November 1st.
Contest is US only. Thank you for your understanding.

facsimile-ebook-finalVICKI L. WEAVIL’s BLOG HOP INFO. BELOW!!

Here’s a brief excerpt from the book I am giving away — my YA Scifi, FACSIMILE.
Look for my TREAT WORDS — a candy that replaces another word in the excerpt!

He dives too quickly to be hit. Following him under the wall that separates the two caverns, I wait until we clear the wall before I make a grab for one of his fluttering feet.

He rolls as my fingers close over his ankle. Swinging his body upward, he shakes off my grip and leans in to place his hands about my waist. Entwined, we both kick and shoot upward, breaking the surface.

“Let go!” I fling my head, whipping my ponytail into Dace’s face.

He sputters and throws up one hand to brush the wet strands away. The other hand is locked firmly to my waist. “Your attempt to capture me failed. Now I’ve got you. Admit defeat.”

“Never.” I use one hand to slap a tiny tsunami of water into his face.

Dace shakes his head before leaning in to press his forehead against mine. “Not so fast, fish girl.”

His eyes are fixed on me. Inches from my face, and mesmerizing as the heart of an unfolding flower. Layers upon layers.

I tuck my chin to my chest. “I told you not to call me that, science geek.”

“But I like GOURMET CHOCOLATE BARS. They are infinitely interesting.” Dace’s full lips slide down my damp cheek and land on my mouth.

The lake lapping against my skin, feet fluttering, one hand circling, and the feel of Dace’s lips on mine as we bob in the silky water.

Dace pulls away first. “Didn’t plan that.”

“You’re not supposed to.” I tap his nose with one finger. “Lesson number two in my kissing girls course, free of charge.”

Once you find MY word, you can write it down. Collect all 13 and enter the contest (LINK). THEN, check out the next author on the list, the wonderful and talented Pat Esden! Her info is here: Pat Esden.

Book Release Blitz — SHATTERED by Sharon M. Johnston

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SHATTERED: An Open Heart Novel Book 2

Healing a battered heart will risk her last link to humanity

Mishca needs to save her sisters, but only Ryder can save her.

The truth about Mishca’s past shattered her heart. She deals with the pain by focusing on a new mission: saving her newfound family from their creator. With her sisters scheduled for termination, Mishca and her friends set out on a journey up the North Queensland Coast to save them before someone else dies.

Ryder understands the need driving Mischa. It’s in her DNA. But he’s not giving up on the chance they can still be together. She’s the only one to have seen him levitate. The only one to watch the sparks dance across his skin.The only one he trusts enough to know what is in his heart. And now, he might be the only one who can stop Mishca from losing her humanity.

Driven apart by secrets, will they come together in time?

BUY LINKS shattered-digital-3d

Buy SHATTERED on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooksKobo, Fishpond,  Indie Bound, Booktopia or via the various outlets found on the City Owl Press website.

Don’t forget to add it on <ahref=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30833565-shattered”>Goodreads!

Haven’t read DIVIDED yet?

Find it at AmazonBarnes & NobleiBooksKoboFishpondIndie Bound, WalmartBooktopia, Boomerang Books, or via the various outlets found on the City Owl Press Website.

And you can add it on <ahref=”https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26175544-divided”>Goodreads!

To celebrate the impending release of SHATTERED, you could win a $20 gift voucher. Check out all the ways to enter in the Rafflecopter Link

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YA & NA author, Sharon M. Johnston, hails from sunny Queensland, Australia. When she’s not writing, Sharon works in PR, spends time with her family, and plays far too much Pokemon Go.

You can find her on TwitterFacebook, and on her website.