Friday, November 22, 2013

Thankfully Naughty Giveaway Hop


What a delightful idea.....to be Thankful and oh so naughty at the same time *huge grin*

My giveaway is an Amazon gift card for you to buy the naughty thing of your hearts desire.

Winners may be USA or International.



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Saturday, September 28, 2013

Win a $20.00 Amazon Gift card for following our blogs

Follow my bog Giveaway!!!

It is simple, just follow the blogs and enter to win.  Contest ends Oct 5th 

If you would like to add your blog to the list simply email me at vickie@innovativeoninebooktours and I will add you to the rafflecopter.  Also each blog entered needs to send $5.00 toward the Amazon gift cards to be given away.  For every 4 blogs we will give away a $20.00 Gift card.

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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Win a $20.00 Amazon Gift card for following our blogs.

Follow my bog Giveaway!!!

It is simple, just follow the blogs and enter to win.  Contest ends Oct 5th 

If you would like to add your blog to the list simply email me at vickie@innovativeoninebooktours and I will add you to the rafflecopter.  Also each blog entered needs to send $5.00 toward the Amazon gift cards to be given away.  For every 4 blogs we will give away a $20.00 Gift card.

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Zoey Derrick's Give Me Reason tour begins tomorrow!

Give Me Reason Review Tour starts this week!!!



9/24 Cover Reveal Inside Bj's Head
9/24 Review & Reveal My Kindle Fever
9/24 Cover Reveal Rose & Beps Blog
9/25  Review  Books, Books, and More Books 
9/25 Review & Reveal Booker Like A Hooker
9/25  Review Happy Tails and Tales
9/25 Cover Reveal Andi's Book Reviews
9/26 Cover Reveal Krystal's Enchanting Reads
9/26 Cover Reveal The book Junkie
9/27 Review & Reveal Room With Books
9/27 Review Window on the World
9/30 Review & Reveal Brooke Blogs
9/30 Review Pure Jonel
9/30 Review & Reveal Faerie Tale Books
10/1 Review  Musings From An Addicted Reader
10/1 Cover Reveal T B R
10/2 Review & Reveal Michelle's Paranormal Vault of Books
10/2 Review & Reveal Just Me,Myself, and I
10/3 Review My Cozie Corner
10/3 Review Andrea Heltsley Books
10/3 Review & Reveal Indie Author How-to
10/4 Review & Reveal Rude Mom
Amazon Review  Grandbub
Amazon Review  melanie a ramey
Amazon Review  gatoqueak 



Vivienne Callahan has known only hardship. As if growing up with an alcoholic, drug addicted mother wasn’t traumatic enough, she’s escaped from her physically and verbally abusive boyfriend only to struggle every day to make ends meet as a waitress in a Minneapolis diner. Along comes Mikah Blake, a handsome stranger who quickly takes an unexpected and persistent interest in her. On the surface, “Mr. Suit” seems to be Vivienne’s opposite: rich, well-fed, successful. As Vivienne will learn, Mikah is more than he seems, and for reasons unknown, he’s determined to be her knight in shining armor. But after having finally found her own two feet after years of abuse, it’s difficult for her to accept Mikah’s help. Will her body’s unexpected response to Mikah’s touch be reason enough to overcome her pride and traumatic past and learn to love and trust? Or will her past, refusing to be left behind, come back to claim her?
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He’s looking down at me, making me feel small at five feet two inches. He has to be at least six feet tall. Broad shoulders. His suit today is gunmetal grey with blue or black pin striping—I can’t tell which. His shirt is a beautiful lavender color with a darker purple tie. "How do you know I'm not an addict?" I ask, softly. He smiles at me, warm, genuine. "Because, you've come to return the money I left you last night as a tip." My jaw falls open. "How"—I swallow hard—"did you know?" His smile fades a little. "Because, why else would you come down here?" I close my mouth and look down at the floor. His ability to read me is really scary. "Since you haven't eaten since last night, I'm going to take you to lunch." I feel my face flush bright red, both in anger and complete irritation. "That is not why I'm here. I've survived for my entire life fending for myself, I don't need some rich hot shot business mogul buying me food." I reach into the pocket of my bag and pull the folded up paper from it. I thrust it towards him. He refuses to take it. Tears of frustration trickle down my cheeks. "Damn it Mikah, take it." I push it at him again and again he refuses. "I'm not a damn charity case. I don't need your money or your food." The bell chimes. We’ve finally reached the skyway. As soon as the doors open, I drop the folded up paper with his money in it and bolt from the elevator, turning left, hoping and praying I can get away. "Vivienne, stop." I hear him say behind me. I keep going, walking quickly but not running. Yet. I'm trying hard to not make a scene. But he doesn’t seem to care about that. He catches me quickly, spins me around. I grab hold of his arm to catch my balance so I don't go sprawling onto the floor.



It is from Glendale, Arizona that Zoey Derrick, a mortgage underwriter by day and romance and erotica novelist by night, writes stories as hot as the desert sun itself. It is this passion that drips off of her work, bringing excitement to anyone who enjoys a good and sensual love story.

 

Not only does she aim to take her readers on an erotic dance that lasts the night, it allows her to empty her mind of stories we all wish were true.
Her stories are hopeful yet true to life, skillfully avoiding melodrama and the unrealistic, bringing her gripping Erotica only closer to the heart of those that dare dipping into it. 
 



The intimacy of her fantasies that she shares with her readers is thrilling and encouraging, climactic yet full of suspense. She is a loving mistress, up for anything, of which any reader is doomed to return to again and again.

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CAMERON ENDERS seems to have it all: a brand new condo in a city she loves, a top executive position at an international entertainment firm, an insane amount of money, and a gorgeous boyfriend. But when Cami catches the boyfriend in the act with another woman, it triggers all the anguish from years of neglect by her parents, and she realizes she never learned how to love or be loved. Cami flees to the remote tropical island of Tarah, but she can't avoid facing her problems any longer when she meets the man of her fantasies...

TRISTAN MICHAELS, one of Hollywood's hottest new stars, has come to Tarah to ride out a storm. His girlfriend of five years has been caught on camera cheating, and she's determined to make Tristan stop the story from breaking. But Tristan's done cleaning up her messes. He needs to escape all things Hollywood for a while--and especially the firm that represents him--until the whole thing blows over. What he doesn't count on is meeting an irresistibly beautiful woman, a woman who just so happens to be the CEO of the firm he's trying to avoid.


Can Tristan and Cami help each other learn to trust and love again, or will their histories of betrayal tear them apart?


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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

My Interview with Aaron Paul Lazar.



Welcome to an interview with Aaron Paul Lazar author of  "Don't let the Wind Catch You".   Also enter on the Rafflecopter to win prizes.
When young Gus LeGarde befriends a cranky old hermit in the woods who speaks to an Indian spirit, he wonders if the man is nuts. But when the ghostly Penni rattles tin cups, draws on dusty mirrors, and flips book pages, pestering him to find evidence to avenge her past, things change.

What Gus doesn’t understand is why his mother hates Tully, until his relentless investigation uncovers a hint of scandal about Tully and Gus’s grandfather, Marlowe Wright.

On horseback, Gus and his friends ride through woods overlooking Conesus Lake to Tully’s abandoned house, reportedly still infected with the Genesee Valley Fever from the 1700s. Unafraid, they enter and find shocking evidence that could rewrite history.

Can Gus convince his mother to forgive Tully? And will the proof he found free Penni’s spirit?

Gus summons courage beyond his years in this poignant and powerful telling of the summer of 1965.

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The Interview as we discuss Plotting:
Q) What kinds of research have you done regarding paranormal happenings? 

A) I hate to admit it, but most everything I include in my books stems either from my own experience or my mad imaginings. Of course, I can’t help but be influenced subliminally by movies and books. So I’m sure the paranormal aspects (like time travel) are influenced by movies such as Frequency or Lightning. If you read my favorite list of movies, you will see themes that are often prevalent in my books, such as unrequited love, an innocent being accused of something he did not do, or other stories with wonderful twists and turns. I love surprises, and frequently introduce them in my series. 

Q)Have you ever had an experience in your life that you consider paranormal?

A) When my father died, I am certain he visited me three days after his death to assure me he was okay. I also feel his presence under certain circumstances and have had “conversations” with him while driving to work and in dreams. I know it sounds nuts, but there are very strong experiences which I truly believe are “real.” I have never, however, experienced time travel or met a ghost, per se. Once my daughter, Melanie, and I were in a concert hall listening to a piece that was one of my father’s favorites to play on the piano. It was Debussy. I felt my father’s presence so strongly…it was really amazing. My daughter later told me she felt his presence—before I mentioned it. She didn’t know it was one of his favorite pieces, so I am quite convinced he stopped by for a visit with us while all three of us listened to the Debussy!

Q) I believe it was P.D. James who said she created her characters, the setting, the murder weapon, and then the victim. What is your personal writing style? 

A) I usually create the setting, the characters, the mystery (victim) and then the weapon, in that order. 

Q) Do you outline a book on paper, make voluminous notes, or do you just have a general direction for the story?

A) I have never outlined except after I wrote a book to help create the synopsis. I am a detailed planner in “real” life, but for my stories, I just have a vague idea about themes and twists, and such. Then I let my fingers fly and the characters lead me through the story, frequently changing my original plans.

Q) Like most writers, I imagine there sometimes comes a point when you decide that a particular story just isn't coming together right. How do you deal with those situations?

A) I’m currently working on revamping an older book I wrote in the LeGarde Mystery series, called Virtuoso. Although I think the plot is fine, the writing is a little stale and in my “older” style before I hit my current skill level. So I’m rewriting the whole thing. It’s going slowly and I’m not enjoying it. But I keep plugging away at it and it will eventually be done.

Q) Do you have a drawer full of half-written MS or topic ideas or notes for characters you'd like to write about some day?

A) I have one file called “ideas for books” that has one-liners about potential plots and plot twists – that’s it. Everything else has come full fruition into a novel. I usually start a book right away when the ideas hit me – and I can’t stop until the novel is completed.

Q) Is it easy for you to keep the plot of one series from impinging on your planning for another?

A) It’s not too hard – my characters are close to my heart and pretty real to me. So they stay unique and distinctly differentiated in my head. 


Aaron Paul Lazar writes to soothe his soul. The author of three award-winning mystery series and more, Lazar enjoys the Genesee Valley countryside in upstate New York, where his characters embrace life, play with their dogs and grandkids, grow sumptuous gardens, and chase bad guys. Visit his website at lazarbooks.com and watch for his upcoming release from Twilight Times Books, SANCTUARY (2013).
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Website     http://www.lazarbooks.com
Blog            http://www.aaronlazar.blogspot.com
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•      Twitter Name   :  @aplazar

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Caris Roane AKA Valerie King is attending ARC Phoenix Oct 23-26, 2014


Caris Roane, aka Valerie King, has published six paranormal romances for St. Martin’s Press, and has self-published a number of vampire romances.  As Valerie King, she’s written over fifty Regency romance novels and novellas and will soon launch a new line of Regency books from sweet to sexy.  In 2005, Romantic Times gave her a Career Achievement award in Regency Romance. 
As Caris Roane, she also writes contemporary romance and has recently released her first contemporary, A SEDUCTIVE PROPOSITION. 
Caris lives in Phoenix, Arizona, loves to write, really doesn’t like scorpions, and has two cats, Sebastien and Gizzy.
For more information about Caris Roane:  www.carisroane.com

For more information about Valerie King:  www.valerieking-romance.com

A tortured warrior and a peace-loving counselor battle to protect Second Earth against a powerful dark force…
He thwarted connection of any kind…
Fearing that his newly emerged grayle power will kill innocent ascenders, Samuel Daman struggles to keep his distance from beautiful Vela Stillwell.  But the breh-hedden has struck and her light floral scent tears at his restraint.  When the enemy draws them both into the darkening, a place of secret travel for Third ascenders, will Samuel learn to control his power, or will he destroy what he desires most?
She hid from grief…
Vela Stillwell wanted a new life, away from Militia Headquarters, away from the reminder of all she’d lost when her husband died five years earlier.  Seeking a more reclusive occupation, she finishes her last day of work only to have Samuel Daman and the infamous breh-hedden sweep through her life.  Though trying to disconnect from her new emerging power and from Samuel, the call of the darkening pulls Vela into an adventure that both terrifies her, yet reveals the truth about her deepest desires.  Will she succumb to the breh-hedden, or will her fears prevent her from living life to the fullest?

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Can the Earl of Kelthorne and a mere songstress from an acting troupe find lasting love in the wilds of Somerset?

Blurb:
Her heart may long for more…
Judith Lovington escaped a vile man years ago and found sanctuary in a traveling troupe of actors. Fending off the unwanted attentions of rakish gentlemen has become second nature to her. But when Lord Kelthorne begins his assault, never has temptation been stronger. How will she withstand his heated kisses when he represents all that she lost so many years ago and all that she desires now?

But his wicked intentions drive her into his arms…

Kelthorne meant only to have a little fun when he first caught and kissed Judith in his apple orchard. Though intent on mending his ways and marrying a proper young miss, he can’t forget the lovely songstress and sets out to break down her every reserve. As he takes his stolen kisses, however, his clever seductions begin working on his own heart. Will he surrender to love at long last? 

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Friday, August 2, 2013

Jennifer L. Armentrout is a Keynote Speaker at the First Annual ARC con in Phoenic!!

Can you say SQUUUEEEEEE!!!!  Thats right fan girl momnt here.  I am so excited to have Jennifer as a keynote speaker in 2014.  Would you like on join in on the fun?  Check it out!  ARC PHOENIX 2014



# 1 NEW YORK TIMES and USA TODAY Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing, she spends her time reading, working out, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell, Loki.
Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen.
She also writes adult and New Adult romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Welcome to the Author and Reader Conventions Blog!

A little about who I am:
I own Innovative Online Book Tours. I have a degree in marketing and several years of experience. If you would like references please feel free to contact me.

I have designed the con to emulate what I experience as the best parts of conventions I have attended, from both the authors and readers points of view. I am open to all suggestions and willing to make adjustments as we go so that we have the best convention possible.

I would like to offer both writing panels for authors (please volunteer to lead a panel) and genre panels for readers as well as socials and evening events. Of course much of this evolves as the convention is built and authors and publisher join in and request events that they would like to be involved in. I have the Hotel secured in Phoenix with 2 room suites and plenty of event space. There will be a book signing on Saturday and I am trying to schedule a public signing at the local Barnes and Noble the afternoon or evening before the con begins.

Publishers: If you are interested in talking with authors and taking pitches, I offer a boardroom style setting for sponsors to use and schedule as they see fit for an entire day.

Join us for a convention experience you will not soon forget!

Authors & Reader Cons are for authors and readers to meet one another during a fun and carefree weekend.

The focus is  on the reader author relationship. I want you to have the chance to meet your favorite authors in person and to be introduced to new authors that you will now want to add to your TBR pile ( I know you have one ;)   Readers and authors alike are encouraged to let their hair down and get to know each other and talk about the one thing that really brings us all together: BOOKS!

There are many convention options available to you the authors and readers to take advantage of, so with this in mind I have made every effort to provide a quality event with many bonus features at an affordable price.  In these hard economic times, you don’t have to break the bank to attend an amazing event!

Join us for 2014 where the books are hot, Cover models are swoon worthy, and the desert is amazing!


Sunday, June 16, 2013

Join the Forbidden Trilogy fun

I am Extending the tour so sign up and join the fun

Kimberly Kinrade "Forbidden Trilogy"

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"A thrilling, dark and deeply romantic read." ~Refracted Light Young Adult Book Reviews
"The plot is very ALIAS and DARK ANGEL-like with X-MEN as its backdrop (awesome combo!)." ~Sour Skittles Book Blog
Paranormal teens with unimaginable powers. A secret organization with deadly intentions. When Sam, a girl who reads minds, meets Drake,
 a boy who controls minds, they discover their lives aren't what they thought. Together, they must escape their fate and free their friends,
before they lose everyone they love. This special edition omnibus includes the entire Forbidden Trilogy--Forbidden Mind,
Forbidden Fire and Forbidden Life, as well as extensive bonus content. Meet the author in an in-depth Q&A, get to know
your favorite characters better, enjoy never-before-revealed interlude scenes and so much more.
Forbidden Mind
49% of Americans believe their government officials are honest. I don't know these officials, or their supporters,
but I know their secrets, and 49% of Americans are wrong.  My employers pay me well to be right, to know things others can't.
But I don't know why they brought that boy in, strapped to a stretcher, barely conscious. He asked me for help when
I could give none. I'm a wealthy spy, a talented artist, a martial arts black belt, and a prisoner. They tell me that on my eighteenth
birthday, I will be released, free to go to the college of my dreams. It's my eighteenth birthday, and a man in black is at my door.
I know he's not here to free me. I know, because I can read minds. My name is Sam, and this is my story.
So begins the tale of Sam and Drake--from the time they link minds, forging a bond that leads to an unconventional
romance--to their fight for survival against the corrupt, twisted organization known as 'Rent-A-Kid.'
"...a thrilling, dark and deeply romantic read that had me sitting on the edge of my seat and eagerly awaiting the next installment." ~ Refracted Light Young Adult Book Reviews
"The plot is very ALIAS and DARK ANGEL-like with X-MEN as its backdrop (awesome combo!). Forbidden Mind BLEW my mind!" ~Sour Skittles Book Blog
Winner of 2011 Forward National Literature Award
Forbidden Fire
"She escaped, but she'll never be free."
"Time held no meaning as my mind darted in and out of memories. Past and present collided to create a full-sensory collage out of my life:
playing hide-n-seek with my best friends Luke--who always cheated by walking through walls when he was about to be caught--
and Lucy; Mr. Caldrin critiquing my sketches and offering ideas to make them more realistic; targets changing faces, blending into the
same person, their thoughts rippling through my mind like waves. Through it all, a demon stalked me from the shadows of my
memories, never quite showing its face, but crouching, waiting. And then I dreamed...."
Sam and Drake may have escaped, but they aren't free—not with a powerful Seeker after them. As Sam struggles with the ethics
of her new powers and embraces a blossoming physical relationship with Drake, Lucy and Luke face challenges of their own.
With forces coalescing inside and outside the Rent-A-Kid dorms, it's only a matter of time before the fire they started forces each of
them to make choices they can't undo. But will it be enough to save them?
Forbidden Life
The road to redemption begins in darkness.  A sinister force waits for them in darkness, ready to devour their powers and take their lives.
Sam's baby is the key to a lock that must never been opened. To keep her child safe, Sam will do anything. Drake might have found a way
to get his powers back and save his family, but is it too late? Luke and Lucy uncover secrets in an organization they thought they could trust,
and the lives of all Rent-A-Kid children are at stake. In this last Forbidden Trilogy installment, the secrets to Rent-A-Kid will finally be revealed.

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Empire Betrayed at The Cover blog is in Review

For the Review 

Empire Betrayed
The Fall of Sejanus

In 29 A.D., Emperor Tiberius Caesar, living in self-imposed exile on the Isle of Capri, entrusts his Praetorian Prefect, Lucius Aelius Sejanus, with the administration of the vast Roman Empire. Under Sejanus’ iron fist, and unbeknownst to Tiberius, the ranks of the Senate and equites are subsequently purged of the Praetorian’s enemies. Treason trials, once prohibited in Rome, have become commonplace as Sejanus relentlessly punishes any who would defy him in his quest for power.

After many years of commanding the cavalry of the Army of the Rhine, Tribune Aulus Nautius Cursor at last returns to Rome, amidst the turmoil. Two years later is elected as a Tribune of the Plebs; the representatives of the people who hold the power of veto over the Senate. It is Cursor who discovers Sejanus’ sinister plans; that he seeks to overthrow Tiberius and name himself Emperor.

Duty bound to save the Empire from falling further under a tyrannical usurper, Cursor resolves to unravel the conspiracy and bring the perpetrators to justice. Aiding him is an old friend; a retired Master Centurion named Gaius Calvinus. Regrettably, they know that if successful, Tiberius’ retribution will be swift and brutal, sparing neither the innocent nor the guilty. This leaves only two dark paths for Cursor and Calvinus; either allow the pending reign of terror under a ruthless usurper, or unleash the unholy vengeance of an Emperor betrayed.






Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A Gathering of Tales: Sign up Today!



1)  you pay your fee
2)  sign up for the newsletter
3)  immediately receive an email with a link and password to a secret page where you'll have access to Bits of You & Pieces of Me, Sapphire Eyes(her best selling short story), Eye of Newt and Son of Destiny.

In the last few years, Kimberly Kinrade has been writing more short stories. Several went into her first book, Bits of You & Pieces of Me, which is a collection of stories, essays and poetry about love, loss and life.

Kimberly Kinrade is very excited to announce the launch of A Gathering of Tales, her new short story subscription site that gives you the first read of short stories written by Kimberly Kinrade and/or Dmytry Karpov--delivered straight to your email!

How does it work? The basic idea is you pay your fee, (all three levels of membership get you all the stories. The patron and diamond members get added giveaway bonuses with diamond getting the most, including free swag and their name and website link on Kimberly Kinrade's website.) then sign up for the newsletter. Once you confirm your sign up, you will immediately receive (in your welcome email) a link and password to a secret page where you'll have access to Bits of You & Pieces of Me, Sapphire Eyes(my best selling short story), Eye of Newt and Son of Destiny.

That's a huge sign up bonus, right off the bat! This page will also be updated as short stories are emailed out, so you'll always have an archive of stories you've been sent.

As more and more members sign up, they'll send out more and more stories, until they reach 3 per month. BUT, they'll also have bonus stories from other highly esteemed authors from time to time, and other fun perks as their numbers increase. They are committed to making this an awesome experience for you.

Bottom line? Sign up, give it a shot, get your friends involved, and let's have some fun with this! 

Here are a few other perks: Fans of the Forbidden Trilogy and the Seduced Saga will get first read of stories of their favorite characters, sometimes months before they're published elsewhere.

The first NEW story will go out early March. It's called Forever Home. Here's the blurb:

Girl meets dog. Girl looses dog. Girl gets dog back.

It's that kind of love story.

When 14-year-old Corinne loses her best furry friend to illness, nothing can console her, until she falls in love with the picture of a sad-looking golden retriever who's about to lose his life in a high-kill shelter.

As she and her family jump through hoops to try and save Barker, fate intervenes to give them the happily ever after they both deserve in the most unexpected way.

Sign up now and be the first to read this heartwarming story.

For those who know Kimberly Kinrade, you know that she loves to spoil her fans. While they can't release details yet, she will definitely be doing her best to spoil the subscribers of A Gathering of Tales. Your support means the world to them, and they want to give you all the best experience possible!

For those new to Kimberly Kinrade's work, she is an award-winning, bestselling author of 13 books and multiple short stories, and she loves her fans to death! Browse through her website, come hang out on her Facebook page, check out her Amazon page and read some samples and reviews, and maybe that will convince you that this could be a blast!

Between now and March 20th, all subscribers will automatically be entered to win a signed copy of The Forbidden Trilogy paperback! If they get 250 subscribers or more before then, they'll give away TWO signed copies. So tell your friends!

Don't forget to check it out at A Gathering of Tales.

You can support A Gathering of Tales by posting their button on your side bar.  

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Sunday, February 10, 2013

"The Three Lost Kids & Cupid's Capture" Kimberly Kinrade begins today!

2/11  Review The Stuff of Success
2/11  Review I am, Indeed
2/12  Review It's About Time Mamaw
2/12 Review  A Chick Who Reads 
2/14 Review  Brooke Blogs
2/14  Review Mortality Bites
2/14  Review Genuine Jenn
2/15  Review Sher A. Hart
2/18  Review The Muse Unleashed
2/18  Review Green Frog Reviews
2/18  Review Andi's Book Reviews
 
2/19  Review Geo Librarian
2/19  Review Mother Daughter Book Reviews
2/21  Review Inside BJ's Head
2/22  Review Thrice the mischief
2/22 Review  Rose's Book Corner
Amazon Review  Naila Moon
Amazon Review  Felicia
Amazon review   Andrea Coventry
Amazon Review  Intriguing Reads
Amazon review  Sumiyati
Amazon Review  Rose's Book Corner
Amazon Review  B. Carrigan

Lexie is very unhappy this Valentine’s Day. She can’t get anything right, and her hearts all look horrible. In fact, everyone at school seems to be in an extra grumpy mood.

When she and her sisters consult her magic Mirror of Ice to find out what’s going on, they are transported to Heartland, the home of Cupid herself, which is under attack by a scary monster.

When Cupid is captured, the girls must navigate the Maze of Misdirection, pull themselves out of Apathy, and survive against attacking Cruel Crawlies in order to find the Chasm of Broken Hearts… and save Cupid.

But first, Lexie has to learn to love herself just as she is, otherwise Valentine’s Day will forever be filled with broken hearts.

"Vicky Finds a Valentine" Emlyn Chand Begins today!

 
2/11  Review  GoingCrazy! WannaGo?!
2/11  Review  3PsinaPod
2/11  Review  Andi's Kids Books
2/11  Review  It's About Time Mamaw
2/12  Review  Brooke Blogs
2/14  Review  Marietta Homeschooling Zoo
2/14  Review  The Muse Unleashed
2/15  Review  Identity Discovery
2/19  Review  Happy Green Baby
2/21  Review  Le Vanity Victorienne
2/21  Review  Queen of All She Reads
2/22  Review  thrice the mischief
2/22  Review  yours and mine are ours

Amazon review  Naila Moon

Vicky is happy young lovebird with a great life as the Johnson family pet. When her human Marie starts making Valentine’s Day cards for her first grade class, Vicky is definitely intrigued. "Valentine’s Day is very special," Marie explains. "It only comes once a year, and when it comes, you have to tell everyone how much you love them. But most of all, you have to find a special friend to be your Valentine." A day about love? That’s fantastic! Now who can be Vicky’s special Valentine? A search begins as Vicky asks anyone who will listen to be her Valentine. Unfortunately, the pretty dolly ignores her, and so do the people in the glass box—and she's not sure she can trust the family cat's intentions. Will the day come to a close before Vicky can find a Valentine? There’s only one way to find out. Join Vicky in her hunt for love in this special holiday edition of the color-illustrated Bird Brain Books series for children.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Seduced by Innocence cover reveal

Seduction comes in many forms.
"Liquid fire poured into me, filling me with the intimate sense of him as he leaned in to claim my lips with his own. I reached for him, needing him closer, but my arms couldn't close the distance between us, which grew wider with each hitched breath. So close to finally feeling something real, something carnal and deep, I cried out in frustration, dropping my hands as he disappeared. My cries deepened into a frenzy of panic and my eyes flew open. I clutched my blanket and stilled myself to calm my racing heart.  

Just a dream. Always just a dream." 

 Rose Wintersong didn't have an ordinary upbringing. Raised in what most would call a hippy commune, but what is actually a powerful coven of witches, she never questions the life fate chose for her. 

Until she meets Derek O'Conner. 

Derek challenges everything Rose believes and forces her to see the secrets hidden beneath the whitewashed walls of her idyllic country life. 

Rose knows she should walk away, that the sexy martial arts instructor is bad news bred to create discord in her tight community… but the animal magnetism between them is impossible to fight. 

Caught between the passion of first love, and the steady beat of the life she's always known, Rose must choose between the innocence of her youth or the pleasures of womanhood—but lost innocence comes at a price, and Rose harbors a dark secret that could destroy everyone she loves—including Derek.  

Submit to the Seduced Saga as Derek and Rose face their future while unraveling the mysteries of their past.  


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  "Kimberly Kinrade will be giving away a custom made rose pendant based on the book cover, if she gets 1,000 adds on Goodreads before the launch on January 21, 2013.
 
Look for these books in 2013
January 21, 2013 -Seduced by Innocence
February 14, 2013 -Seduced by Power
TBA-Seduced by Pleasure
TBA-Seduced by Pain
TBA-Seduced by Love(less)

Kimberly Kinrade was born with ink in her veins and magic in her heart. She writes fantasy and paranormal stories for all ages and still believes in magic worlds. Check out her YA paranormal series The Forbidden Trilogy, her lower grade fantasy series The Three Lost Kids, and watch for her New Adult romance and fantasy books coming in 2013 including The Seduced Saga, Sunrise and Nightfall, Death by Destiny and The Fallen Trilogy and her next YA fantasy adventure, The Reluctant Familiar. You can find her books on Amazon, B&N and Goodreads among other fine retailers.

 When she's not writing, she runs Daring Books Design & Marketing with her husband, Dmytry Karpov, where they help authors with all manner of marketing, editing, and design needs until such a time that their brilliant children take over the business for them. 

She lives with her three little girls who think they're ninja princesses with super powers, her two cats who think they're gods (and probably are), her two dogs who think they're humans and her husband, also known as the sexy Russian Prince, who is the love of her life and writing partner. 

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Website  http://KimberlyKinrade.com 
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