Monday, March 25, 2013

Frailties of the Bond

 Today I'm excited to take part in the book blitz for Frailties of the Bond by Angela Brown. I met her during the last A to Z Challenge 2012, and I'm thrilled for her book-- I hope it sells a gazillion copies!

In Frailties of the Bond, it only takes one bite to change a life.

Two teens...
Two lies...
Their paths collide...
When one bite changes a life.
 An excerpt: 

Luca veered into the woods for his normal scenic route home. Broad tree trunks stood tall, a legion of nature’s soldiers deeply rooted and strong. He closed his eyes briefly, skin tingling. He sensed another presence. He’d felt it before, but it felt almost tangible this night.

The setting sun crept from its throne in the sky leaving a trail of golden fingers splayed out over the familiar cliff side in the distance. For a moment, Luca smelled the scent of apricots. His heart skipped a beat. His mind wandered back to the red letter…then further back to that fateful day.

A twig snapped nearby. His ears perked and he paused mid step. Glancing around, he spotted a raccoon shaking itself free of a small heap of fallen leaves. He let go of a breath he hadn’t realized he held. Whoa, maybe I’m thinking about Vivie a little too much.

He turned his mind to other things, like the trouble he’d face when he got home. He forgot to call his mom and tell her he was going to the gym. No telling how pissed she was.

Arriving home, he took the steps two at a time, focused on digging his keys from inside his bag. He reached one hand out, grasping for the door knob.

Instead, nothing but air.

He finally looked up, startled at the sight before him. The door didn’t stand ajar or slightly open.

It. Was. Gone.

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Readers and reviewers are the lifeblood of any author, no matter what path taken to publish their work. Whether the author Tweets dozens of times a day or barely has a presence on Facebook, no readers spreading the word about their work boils down to no one buying or reading an author's book.

Readers and reviewers, YOU ARE THE BEST!! To show my appreciation, I'd like to offer a chance for one of you that read and reviewed Neverlove to win a $25 Amazon e-gift card. The giveaway is a month long, so that means if you have Neverlove in your pretty little hands and you'd like to enter, you've got plenty of time to do so.

For those yet to purchase Neverlove, it is $0.99 at, Amazon and Kobo. Grab your copy and make sure to put your review at all these places (along with Goodreads which is a great site where other readers are interested in your thoughts about books).

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You can enter the rafflecopter HERE.
 Born and raised in Little Rock, AR, Angela now calls Central Texas home.

Reading and writing have been lifelong passions. It was around the time she gave birth to her forever-love, nicknamed Chipmunk, that she really took writing seriously. After all, how could she teach her child to follow her dreams if she hadn't tried herself?

As a YA fantasy/sci-fi reader and author, she favors the magical, mysterious, the darker side of life...even harbors a secret fright for things that go bump in the night.

NEVERLOVE is a special project spawned from a blog-challenge-turned-blog-opera, 
the Abby and Basil affair. It is the first in the Shadow Jumpers series.

FRAILTIES OF THE BOND is the first in a series of novellas and short stories introducing heroes and heroines of the secret organization, NEO – Network of Extraordinaires and Otherwordlies.


  1. What a gorgeous excerpt! You had me at Word One! Gonna check out Angela's book.

  2. This sounds like a great book! I can't wait to read it!

  3. That an intriguing excerpt. Congrats Angela on such excellent writing.


  4. Thanks so much, Damyanti, for letting Luca and friends crash in (glad they let me tag along lol!!)

    Thanks as well for mentioning the Reviewer Appreciation Giveaway that's going on

    For all who've commented or will comment, thanks so much. I'm holding up a glass of champagne in the hopes that a gazillion copies can be sold :-)


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