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Ride the Dragon: Intro Box Set #paranormal #science fiction

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Want to try out the first book in four of my series for a discount? Check out Ride the Dragon, the paranormal/scifi intro box set. It’s cheaper than buying each book individually and it will give you a taste of some of my worlds.

NOTE: These are not new stories, but previously published books packaged together at a discount.

Description from Amazon:

A collection of four books introducing you to four different paranormal and science fiction series by Shéa MacLeod. Perfect for anyone new to MacLeod’s writing.

OMICRON ZX (An Omicron ZX Prequel) – Starship captain Zala Lei’s bid to bring a dangerous criminal to justice leads her to Omicron 5 and Xander Lodai, a man even more deadly than the one she’s tailing. She can only hope that Xander can help her stop evil in its tracks before she becomes the next victim.

FEARLESS – Soulshifter Trilogy Book 1 (A Sunwalker Saga Spin-off novella) – “I hated this life I’d found myself in and yet I had no choice but to carry on living it. Lost. Confused. Alone. Forever separated from my own kind.”

Murdered at the hands of her king and former lover, Zip finds herself stripped of nearly all her powers and trapped inside the mortal body of a teenager. She finally knows what it is to be human, but it might be the last thing she wants. Especially with a killer stalking the halls…

“Swallowing hard, I held his gaze. I wasn’t sure if I was daring him or defying him. Maybe both.”

Mick Egan is determined to make his life count for something. Getting clean was one thing. Discovering the secrets of a girl like Zip is another. If he was smart, he’d run like hell, except he’s not about to leave her alone to face a murderer.

DRAGON WARRIOR (Dragon Wars, Book 1) – A man without a past.
A woman without a future.
A world destroyed by monsters.
All that’s left is hope.

In Rain Mauri’s post-apocalyptic world there are no shades of gray when it comes to survival. Until she meets a Dragon Warrior and discovers nothing is as simple as it seems.

Together, Rain and the Dragon Warrior must uncover the truth behind the nightmare their world has become. Their quest will put them in the crosshairs of a ruthless enemy, but with her determination and his skill, they might just save their race from destruction. If they can save each other first.

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR (Cupcake Goddess, Book 1) – Once the Welsh goddess of love and beauty, Branwen has lost her powers (most of them), moved to the middle of nowhere, found an obsession for cupcakes, and gained twenty pounds (okay, fifty). She’s not having a good millennium.

So when her next door neighbor, cross-dresser Ryan Roberts, makes a simple wish, Branwen decides to grant it. Ryan is about to find out that where cupcake obsessed ancient goddesses are concerned, you should be careful what you wish for.

Available now on Amazon and Kobo.

Supernatural Saturday. And Stuff.

I haven’t done a Supernatural Saturday in AGES. Seriously, over a year. So rather than bore you with my ranting about whatever supernatural creature is on my mind, I’m giving you this:

3195402a102037433b241316647lYou’re welcome.

You know I only do this because I love you, right? ;)

If you enjoyed that, you should come follow me on Tumblr. That’s another thing I joined ages ago but didn’t do anything with. I am now randomly posting things that make no sense. They’re just things I like. For instance, delicious Regency gentlemen. And amusing memes.

(I’m also on Pinterest if you don’t mind your feed being cluttered with pins of chocolate cake and hot British men.)

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If you’re wondering what I’m up to, I’m writing like mad trying to get the next thing out and into your hot little hands. Right now I’m working on two books at a time. I’m at the 55% mark for A Rage of Angels (Think Firefly meets CSI with a splash of romance and Ancient Aliens) and almost 70% on my hilarious new contemporary romcom (Think London, coffee, cupcakes, and Tom Hiddleston… mostly because I just like Tom Hiddleston.)

More eye candy. Just because.

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Happy Saturday!

 

Changing My Appearance

Due to various circumstances I won’t go into, I had to cancel my trip to ARC Phoenix this year. Boo! I hope all of those who go have a BLAST! Hopefully I can make it another year.

Ann Aguirre (left) and yours truly at the Beaverton Powell's book signing.
Ann Aguirre (left) and yours truly at the Beaverton Powell’s book signing.

Instead, I’ll be at the Greater Seattle RWA Writer’s Conference in Bellevue, Washington on October 17 – 19. I’m so excited! One of my favorite authors - Ann Aguirre – is the keynote speaker.

I got to meet Ann at a book signing here in Portland about a year ago. She’s such a genuine person.  I’d love to be her BFF and bake her cupcakes and talk books and hot boys, but that would be rather stalkerish, don’t you think? So instead I will simply go and clean whatever nuggets of wisdom I can from her talk.

I’ll also get to meet (and re-meet) my Montlake peeps. Hang out. Party. Etc.

Also, the party theme is Sexy Librarian. Urm…

What’s Next in the Sunwalker Universe?

Kissed by Ice_200x300With the release of Kissed by Ice, Book 5 of the Sunwalker Saga, I’ve been getting a lot of questions regarding the final book, (Kissed by Eternity, Book 6).  I thought I’d take the time to answer some of those questions now.

But just so you know, I will NOT be answering any questions regarding who Morgan ends up with, who dies, why so-and-so is a jerk, etc., etc.

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When will Book 6 be out?

I don’t have an exact date yet, but sometime this winter. I’m aiming for February. Be sure and sign up for my mailing list so you don’t miss out.

(I promise no spam! I hate spam! I only send newsletters when I have a new release.)

Will Book 6 really be the last Sunwalker novel?

Yes. And no.

How’s that for clear as mud?

On the one hand, the Sunwalker Saga was always meant to be only six books, and six books it shall remain. HOWEVER, the Sunwalker Universe is a pretty big place and there are still a lot of awesome places, supernatural species, and kick-ass characters yet to discover. Plus some whose stories aren’t nearly finished yet. So, next year I’ll be starting a brand new series set in the Sunwalker Universe. It’ll star a few old faces and some brand new ones.

Including THIS guy… ;-)

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But I’m so sad over the Inigo/Morgan situation. HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO ME???

Because I’m evil.

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But I want more Sunwalker NOW! Why can’t you write faster?

If I could have a superpower it would be supersonic typing! LOL Seriously, though, if you want more in the Sunwalker Universe, check out the Soulshifter Trilogy (Starting with Fearless which is just 99 cents). You’ll find out what happened to Zip and Mick (Mikey) after the events of Kissed by Smoke and before the final show-down in Kissed by Eternity.

If you have any other questions about the Sunwalker Saga (or anything else really), please feel free to leave a comment and I’ll answer as many as I can.

And remember: NO SPOILERS!

Magic & Mayhem Release Party TODAY! #giveaways #paranormalromance

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Join in the fun TODAY at 4pm Pacific (7pm Eastern). Three hours of games, giveaways, and random shenanigans to celebrate the release of my book, Kissed by Ice, and Tara West’s hilarious paranormal romantic comedy, Divine and Dateless.

Here’s the LINK. Stop on by and say “Heyyyy!”

FAQ: Of Audible and German Translations

I get a lot (and I do mean a LOT) of questions from fans about versions of books other than those currently available. The most common question I get (other than “When is the next book out?”) is when Kissed by Moonlight or Kissed by Ice will be available as audio books. The second most common question is when the rest of the Sunwalker Saga will be translated into German.

Let me answer question number two first. It’s the easiest.

german-class-langu_2497150bAt this time, Montlake Romance has no plans to translate the rest of the series. This makes me sad as I know I have a lot a fantastic German fans and right now their only option is to read the rest of the series in English. Unfortunately, there’s nothing I can do about this. However, I have been assured that once the German translation of Kissed by Darkness has been out for one year, the team will have another look at sales, etc. and consider whether or not to translate more books.  So, fingers crossed!

Now to the first question: When will the second half of the Sunwalker Saga be available as audio books?vintage_mic

Simple answer: I have no idea.

More complicated answer: I’m working on it.

Since I have to pay out of my own pocket (and audio books are very expensive to produce), it will, at the minimum, be several months if not a year or more. And that’s just for Kissed by Moonlight. If it happens at all.  I know some of my lovely readers really prefer audio books, which is why I’m trying to make this happen for you. So, please, please, please be patient. I’m doing my best.

I want to say a big huge THANK YOU to all my readers. You all are absolutely the best! I couldn’t do this without you!

I hope I’ve been able to answer your questions for now. I promise I’ll keep you posted regarding any developments.

Count Down to Las Vegas!

Less than a week until the Romance Novel Convention in Las Vegas!

With Shawn Cunningham, Mr. Casanova 2013.

Last year was crazy fun, and this year promises to be even better! If you’re attending the entire convention, I’ll be on two different panels this year. On Wednesday afternoon (July 9th), I’ll be talking about my Soulshifter Trilogy in The Face of New Adult panel along with three other fantastic authors. Then on Friday afternoon (July 11th), I’ll be talking all things Alpha Male along with author LM Pruitt. Should be an interesting panel! RNC Book Fair 2013

For those of you not attending the rest of the convention, you can still come along to the Book Fair on Saturday, the 12th of July. The Book Fair is open to the public and is only $5 to get in! Meet your favorite authors, pick up some epic swag, buy some books, and get them signed then and there. You can pick up your tickets here.

With my friend and writing buddy, Tara West.RNC is a great place to learn new things, meet GREAT people, form life long friendships, and just general have a FANTASTIC time. Hope to see you all there!

Firefly Meets CSI…Murder, Mayhem, and Alien Worlds, Oh, My!

Omicron ZX_200x300Something like two years ago I announced I was working on a new series. One that takes place in space. One that involves murder, mystery, adventure, and romance. Well, Omicron ZX is FINALLY coming your way!

In preparation for the first book in the series, A Rage of Angels, (to be released this fall) I’ve just released a prequel novelette: Omicron Zed-X. This little prequel introduces the main characters of the series and the world in which they live: space ships, alien worlds, nano implants, cryogenic stasis, and, of course, MURDER! Let’s not forget a little romance, too (‘Cause that’s the way I roll).

About the book:

Starship captain Zala Lei's bid to bring a dangerous criminal to justice leads her to Omicron 5 and Xander Lodai, a man even more deadly than the one she's tailing. She can only hope that Xander can help her stop evil in its tracks before she becomes the next victim. 

(This prequel novelette to the upcoming Omicron ZX series was originally published as a short story in the Eclective's Holiday Collection. It has been extensively rewritten an expanded.)

Get it now on Amazon!

What’s Up, Buttercup? Goings on in my world…

It’s been awhile since I blogged, so I thought I’d let you in on various happenings in my world.

1. Probably most importantly to you Morgan fans, I’m working right now on the second round of rewrites for Kissed by Ice - the fifth book in the Sunwalker Saga. It’s going to be a fun one and you’re going to learn some interesting tidbits about some of your favorite characters, so hold onto your hats! As of now, the release date is July 21st. (Want to get an email when it goes live on Amazon and other venues? Sign up for my mailing list HERE.) And because you’re awesome, here’s the cover: Kissed by Ice_200x300 Continue reading