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#Giveaway:  Gwen Hayes,Kira Brady,Denise L. Wyant

#Giveaway: Gwen Hayes,Kira Brady,Denise L. Wyant

Welcome to the Dear Author August Extravaganza, Day 23.

Every day this month, we are giving away copies of books, both digital and print, as well as gift certificates and even a digital reader. Stay tuned to this link to see all of the giveaways. They only last a few days each so keep visiting.

From Author Gwen Hayes

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August Extravaganza! Yay! I’m giving away a $25 gift card to Amazon. I get a lot of personal benefit from Dear Author every day, so I’m happy to take part in the celebration.

Gwen Hayes lives in the Pacific Northwest with her real life hero, their children, and the pets that own them. She writes stories for teen and adult readers about love, angst, and saving the world.

In addition to writing, Gwen is the Editorial Director for the Scandalous line at Entangled Publishing and freelance edits at www.fresheyescritique.com.

She is represented by Jessica Sinsheimer of the Sarah Jane Freymann Literary Agency. For more information about Gwen, please visit www.gwenhayes.com.

 

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From Author Kira Brady

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I’m giving away five signed copies of the first book in the Deadglass Trilogy. In a gritty, alternate Seattle, two shape-shifter races fight for control to the Gate to the Land of the Dead. The Kivati, the giant animal people of legend who can transform into totem animals, seek to protect the gate. The Drekar, immortal, soul-eating Norse dragons, seek to destroy it. Three couples will travel to hell and back for the chance to earn Seattle’s grizzly redemption.

HEARTS OF DARKNESS, book 1, received an A- from Dear Author and a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Link to Hearts of Darkness.

In the first of a dazzling new romantic trilogy, one woman’s courageous search plunges her into a millennia-old supernatural war—and an irresistible passion… Nurse Kayla Friday has dedicated her life to science and reason. But for her, Seattle is a place of eerie loss and fragmented, frightening memories. And now the only clue to her sister’s murder reveals a secret battle between two ancient mythologies…and puts Kayla in the sights of lethally-sexy werewolf mercenary Hart. He’ll do whatever it takes to obtain the key to the Gate of the Land of the Dead and free what’s left of his soul. But seducing the determined Kayla is putting them at the mercy of powerful desires neither can control. And as the clock ticks down to hellish catastrophe, the untested bond between Kayla and Hart may lead to the ultimate sacrifice.

HEARTS OF SHADOW, book 2, is out now. It was hailed as “masterful world building…compelling…beautifully imagined,” by Publishers Weekly. Print copy includes the novella, HEARTS OF FIRE, Deadglass 0.5.  Link to Hearts of Shadow.

HEARTS OF CHAOS, the thrilling climax of the trilogy, debuts in March of 2014. Check out www.kirabrady.com for extras, art, and news. 

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From Author Denise L. Wyant

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In anticipation of Torquere Press’s release of their Charity Sip in September, which includes my short story Drama on Skyline Drive, I’m giving away 3 e-book copies of my novella Mountain Memories. 

Mountain Memories description:

After a painful breakup, Jackson “Jax” Chamberlain, pianist and composer, takes a solo trip to the mountains of Colorado for a refreshing change of scenery. Mason Lake, a ranger at Rocky Mountain National Park, volunteers to staff a secluded patrol cabin through an oncoming snowstorm, partly to escape his sometime lover’s demands for a more serious relationship. An ill-advised hike and an animal attack bring Jax and Mason together, allowing them to wait out the storm and explore a heated passion. Their bliss ends, however, with the arrival of an unexpected stranger, a bullet, and Mason’s lover. Will the men recover from such devastating wounds to find each other again?

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#Giveaway:  Amber Daulton, Kelly Walker, Nichole Severn

#Giveaway: Amber Daulton, Kelly Walker, Nichole Severn

Welcome to the Dear Author August Extravaganza, Day 22.

Every day this month, we are giving away copies of books, both digital and print, as well as gift certificates and even a digital reader. Stay tuned to this link to see all of the giveaways. They only last a few days each so keep visiting.

From Author Amber Daulton

Forever-Winter

I would like to donate three copies of my sweet, romantic novella, Forever Winter, to the giveaway.

Blurb

Just imagine the perfect wedding… and then everything that could go wrong.

A Christmas Eve snowstorm barrels through the English countryside and wreaks havoc on the residents of Lorican Manor. Susanna Lorican and her fiance, Viscount Camden Beckinworth,had planned the perfect wedding but with the dress and several guests delayed, the reverend injured, and after a confrontation with Susanna’s repulsive brother-in-law, reaching the altar seemed impossible. Despite one setback after another, Susanna and Camden vowed to marry, their love too great to deny any longer…

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From Author Kelly Walker

AngelEbook The winner will receive a signed paperback Pre-Release ARC of No One’s Angel. No One’s Angel releases on September 17th, 2013. Read more about No One’s Angel here. a Rafflecopter giveaway

From Author Nichole Severn

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Former hit man Taigen Banvard is desperately tracking the most dangerous prey he’s ever faced: his sister. Fighting demons from his past and lethal threats at every step, he follows the trail to Torrhent Lynd, an escaped convict and the stepdaughter of the man set on using his sister as a personal assassin. With time running out and his sister’s body count rising, can Taigen trust Torrhent long enough to put an end to his nightmares?

Framed and convicted for a murder she didn’t commit, Torrhent Lynd has broken out of prison and is dead-set on getting revenge on her stepfather, the man who set her up. Running from the law and driven to mete out justice of her own, she can’t afford to trust anyone, including Taigen, the fierce and attractive man who might be the only chance she has to get out of this alive.

With the FBI on their trail, a serial killer on the loose, and hired guns looking to silence them both, the two are forced into an uneasy alliance. As they race to settle their scores and fight to stay alive, each drop of blood they shed brings them closer to their targets, and dangerously closer to each other.

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