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Guest Post: Oh No, Not Another Vampire Story!

Imagine this… Imagine it’s 2013 and you started writing a vampire novel 20 years ago, back before vampires were glittering across movie screens and writing diaries all over television. Back then, the only vampire writers were Bram Stoker, Anne Rice and Poppy Z. Brite. (And, you know, Poppy was very new on the scene, only fellow punkers and goth kids …

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Cover Reveal: Forever Husband

Forever Husband is the third and final installment in Vanna Smythe’s Anniversary of the Veil series, and brings the story of Kae and Issa to a satisfying conclusion. While the book can be considered a standalone novel, it is greatly enhanced by first reading the parts one and two of the series, Protector and Decision Maker. Forever Husband will be …

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Feature Friday: Shadow World Series

Today’s feature is a trilogy of books by author J.A. Lynch. The Shadow World Series delves into a deadly war between vampire and shadow creatures. Need I say more? Giselle Burgman, a mere mortal, is caught in the middle–and she needs to learn how to survive–quickly! Genre Urban Fantasy Book Description (From WITHIN THE SHADOWS) Living on the razors edge, …

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Cover Reveal: Beasts of Burdin

As promised, I’ve got the cover for Alex Nader’s urban fantasy, BEASTS OF BURDIN. Enjoy! Book Description Demon hunter Ty Burdin hung up his guns, knife, trench coat and fedora a year ago. Bags packed, hands washed of all demon politics, heโ€™s done. Forever. In fact, to get far far away, he dragged Nora, his rockabilly secretary, from Miami to …

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Men in Black: Clerics & The Supernatural in The Gray Tower Trilogy

In a past post of mine where I spoke about fear, one of the things on my list was fear of the supernatural (or rather, the preternatural). More specifically, what’s scary to people is when they encounter preternatural happenings of the non-friendly persuasion. With the recent popularity of ghost hunting TV shows and movies like The Conjuring, it seems paranormal …

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Feature Friday: Beasts of Burdin

Today’s feature is a bit unusual in that you’ll get to see the cover next week instead of today. I’m being a good girl and honoring the request of not releasing the images before the 29th of July–but it’s so hard, because the cover and blurb are stunning ๐Ÿ™‚ So, consider this a sneak peek. I just had to introduce …

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Angel Cowgirl + Get Simpsons Swag!

Happy Monday! I’m so excited to share with you the news that my partner-in-crime (and veteran Simpsons artist) Luis Escobar, has released an AMAZING art book that’s available right now at Amazon: He’s got a hot giveaway for those of you who purchase Angel Cowgirl. The first five people to enter the giveaway will receive the following “Simpsons Swag”: He …

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Feature Friday: The Grey Heir

Today’s feature is a smashing young adult fantasy by author Zachary Katz-Stein. I know some of us wonder where are the male protagonists in fantasy–well, here ya go! Rayne Drehmer finds himself entangled with the machinations of the magic Order of Trel. He’s got to figure out who his real friends are and where his loyalty lies–before it’s too late. …

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Feature Friday: Core

Author Teshelle Combs dropped by to discuss with me her fantastic story, CORE. It’s a YA Fantasy novel with dragons (oh, yeah!). Read on… Genre YA Fantasy Book Description From the moment Cale sets his eyes on Ava Johnson, he catches fire to their fates, locking them both in a wild spiral, tied to a world of betrayal and chaos. …

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Feature Friday: Black Jack

Today’s feature is a fantasy rife with twists and turns, mystery, and deceit. Rani Manicka’s Black Jack sounds like a fascinating read–and the author is making 3 ebooks available! Just hit me up in the com box if you want to snag a free copy! Genre Paranormal Fantasy Book Description To save mankind, he must play… the Devil’s game. At …