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Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Teaser Tuesday (22)

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along!

Rain by Christie Cote

Taylor Sullivan took her life for granted until she received news that would change her life forever. In a state of denial she met Kyle, who didn’t end up being what she expected. She wasn’t able to escape her new reality, but with his friendship, just maybe she could survive it. (©Christie Cote)

*TEASER* “There is a flaw to your plan.” A sly grin crept onto his face once again. My eyebrow arched at him questioningly.
“I live across the street,” he told me; and, without another word, he turned around toward his house and I realized what he meant. I told my problems to a stranger that I would probably see again.

-Rain by Christie Cote

(This is a teaser from the book that I'm writing. The cover image will not be the real cover and the image is not mine. I found it online and really like it for a placeholder.)

What do you think? 

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©Christie Cote

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

The Black Shard by Victoria Simcox Spotlight & Giveaway

Welcome awesome readers! My blog has been severely neglected lately because I have been so busy. I'm happy to break that chain by having Victoria Simcox on my blog today to spotlight one of her books. Not only is she spotlighting her book for all of you to check out but she is giving away an e-book copy! Be sure to enter for a chance to win at the end of this post. I'm very happy to have Victoria back on my blog. Her presence is always a pleasure and I hope to work with her more in the future. Everyone give a warm welcome to Victoria! I hope you enjoy finding out about her book and check it out.

The Black Shard by Victoria Simcox

Kristina's stay at summer horse camp is horrible to say the least, and it's all because Hester and Davina are there as well, making her life miserable. When Hester's cruel prank goes terribly wrong, it's actually what sends the three girls back to the magical land of Bernovem. In Bernovem, Kristina is very excited to see her former friend, Prince Werrien. When he invites her to sail with him on his ship to his homeland Tezerel, putting it simply, Kristina can't refuse. Reunited with her gnome, dwarf, animal, fairy friends ... and best of all, Werrien, things seem like they couldn't get any better for Kristina. But when Werrien becomes fascinated with an unusual seeing stone, the "Black Shard," Kristina is haunted by a ghostlike old hag. Struggling against suspicion, guilt, illness, and ultimately the one who wants to possess her soul, Kristina will see it's in her weakest moment that she will encounter more strength than she has ever known. (Goodreads)

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About Victoria:

Victoria was born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada, to an Austrian immigrant mother, and a Dutch immigrant father. She now lives in Western Washington with her husband, Russ and their three children, Toby, Kristina, and William. Her other family members are a Chihuahua, named Pipsy and two cats, named Frodo and Fritz. Besides being an author, Victoria is a home-schooling mother of twelve years and an elementary school art teacher of eleven years. In her spare time, Victoria enjoys managing her two older children's Celtic band. She also loves writing, reading, painting watercolors, hiking, good movies, and just simply hanging out with her family and friends. 

Find Victoria:
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The author has generously provided an e-book copy of the book for an international giveaway! Just use the rafflecopter form below to enter for a chance to win a copy! I hope you all enter and good luck!


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