Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Lightning In My Wake, Teaser #2

Here's a teaser from Lightning In My Wake, coming May 25. Cover reveal is on May 1!

He was the epitome of cool, calm and collected. Or so he showed on the outside.
“Don’t piss them off, okay? And if they ask you—if they ask specific questions about me, just tell them. Don’t try to lie or get yourself tangled in something you can’t get out of.”
I smirked at him through the mirror, “Please, I’m like their golden child. They like to call me in to make me feel like I’m under their thumb. But they know better.”
“Colby, meu Amada, please.”
The eyeliner got thrown into my makeup bag and I hopped up on the counter, now facing him.
“You know what I know about you,” I said kicking my legs against the cabinets.
He shrugged one shoulder.
“I know that when you’re exterior is cool that you are worried as hell inside.”
Theo rolled his eyes, “Is it so wrong to be worried about my female?”
When he called me his female, my insides turned to pudding.
“There’s nothing to worry about. I promise to be perfectly diplomatic, polite, disconnected and completely vague.”
“You lie so sweet. But, I know better. Come back to me quickly, Querida.” He approached me then, placing kisses along my face, across my forehead and on my temple.

“I will.”

Saturday, April 26, 2014

My books were nominated for UtopYA Awards! Thank You!! #Vote

I woke up yesterday morning to the most fabulous news. My books have been nominated in quite a few categories in the UtopYA Awards. And I am in great company. So many amazing authors sitting shoulder to shoulder with me.
I truly hope you all know how much this means to me. It is a real honor and I love each and every one of you!!

Here are the categories my books are nominated in...

4. BURDEN for Best Paranormal Book of the Year

6. SPARROWS FOR FREE for Best Contemporary Book Cover

23. HEART BREAKER: A AnguiSH Novella for Best Companion Novella

24. FORCED AUTONOMY for Best Serial Series 

I would love it if you could please take a moment to head over there and vote. Whether it be for me or another author.

Go HERE to place your vote.

 I hope to see you all there in June! And again, THANK YOU!!!

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

The Summer of Alternate Endings and Deleted Scenes

I was thinking about an exciting thing to do during the summer, starting in June.

And my son is reading these books where you pick the endings.

So, I was thinking...

What if my books had alternate endings? Or what if some of them had deleted scenes?

Like, what if I took the last couple of chapters and completely changed them?

So, that's what I'm going to do. 

Each week during the summer, we'll call them Wacky Wednesdays, I will post an alternate ending to one of my books or a deleted scene from a different POV. 

All of my books.

There's a small catch.

In order to be able to access these alternate endings, you will have to send me the link to your Amazon review for the book. 

I'm really excited to see where else these characters could've gone or what they were thinking. 

Are you as excited as I am?

Release Day Blitz Sign Ups for LIGHTNING IN MY WAKE

You can now sign up to join the Release Day Blitz for Lightning In My Wake, which will take place on May 25th.

And you don't need a blog...if you have a facebook we'd love for you to help out too!

Don't forget you can sign up for the Cover Reveal HERE. It will go live on May 1st.

If you have any questions you can get a hold of  Mandy at FACEBOOK or email her at mandyireadindie@gmail.com

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Love As The World Dies Anthology Is Now Live!

There is always talk of the end of the world. The end of light, the end of humanity, the end of civilizations. But even through the ends there are beginnings. There are things to cling to. There is love.

Join bestselling authors, Rachel Higginson, Lila Felix and Rebecca Ethington, as they take you to the end of the world, to the end of time to prove that love survives all.

Get it now at AMAZON for 99cents.

About the books....

No one expects the world to end, for life to change, and for the sunny life you live to turn into a horrifying disaster.
I didn’t.
But there were signs.
Signs of what was coming.
Signs of what was going to happen to us.
But no one saw.
No one was paying attention.
Not until it was too late.
Too late for morning sunrises. Too late for family dinners.
Too late to stop the monsters from destroying our world.
This is the story about the ebony blackness became all we knew.
This is the story about what happened before.

The United States has collapsed. Those citizens who are left are in one of two classes. One: Citizens who have undergone forced lobotomies, as mandated by the United Nations. Two: Those who fight against their tyranny.
Petra Kingsley falls under both classes. She falls in line with the drones, pretending her procedure worked. She’s existed among their ranks, hiding in plain sight, being worked to the bone and starved almost to death.
Lawson is a bounty hunter of sorts. His target isn’t the guilty, it’s those who are lost in the folds of a broken society.
When he spots Petra working in the masses, he stops at nothing to help her escape.
But he has no idea who exactly he’s helping—and who will now be hunting them both?

Zombies- as if that wasn’t enough to ruin any girl’s dream of a happily ever after.

Reagan said goodbye to love when she was forced to run her high school boyfriend over with her mom’s car just to keep him from eating her for dinner. Now, two years later, and in need of a serious shower, she’s just over the entire concept of a soul mate- or really, any kind of mate.

Well, mostly anyway. When she runs- literally- into a group of boys holed up in a relative utopia of peanut butter and bottled water, maybe all hope in the love department is not lost.

But at the end of the world, nothing can be simple. And with a horde of Zombies after her, Reagan is going to have to schedule falling in love between hunting and surviving. Hopefully she can last long enough find out if true love can still exist when everything else has started to fall apart.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Teaser Tuesday: Lightning In My Wake

From Lightning In My Wake

Release Date: TBD

Who did she think she was kidding? Nothing had changed between us but a shallow relationship status. Colby was just as comfortable around me as she always had been—as she always would be.

          “Can I make you some tea,” I offered. She thought about it for a second then opened her mouth to say something out, but decided, last minute, to squelch whatever it was.

          “Just say it,” I said.

          “I was going to ask you to get me something else, but I don’t know what we are anymore. I don’t know what you are to me.”

          “I’m a man the last time I checked,” I provided, patting my clothes in the obvious region proving my male status.

           She snickered, “Shut up. You know what I mean.”

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Saturday, April 5, 2014

YA Reader's Little Black Book Now On Sale!

Young Adult Paranormal and Contemporary Anthology

By: Shelly Crane – M. Leighton – Quinn Loftis – Lila Felix – Julia Crane – Amber Garza – AM Hargrove – Jamie Magee – Cambria Hebert – Rachel Higginson

10 Contemporary, Paranormal, and Sci-Fi young adult full-length novels from bestselling authors compiled into one hot little black book. 

Collide - Sherry has an abusive ex-boyfriend who shows up on her doorstep and claims to be one of these beings. He's no longer the same person in that body. 

Survival - Her mysterious rescuer introduces her to a world that Maddie has difficulty accepting as reality. Will this strikingly gorgeous stranger be the key to her future or will she return to her mundane world, scarred from her experience? 

Love & Skate - He meets Nellie Forrester and thinks he can let it go for her. But how can you love someone when the wounds from your past are still wide open? 
See - Charlie knew then that part of her was stolen. She was missing memories. Those memories were sacred. They held the key to her sanity. They told her that the sinister whispers, and the shadows that came to life before her, were not as ominous as she felt they were. 
Dazzle - All Delaney wants is to be normal. That's why she is drawn to Sam. He can offer her the life she's always desired. Only Sam has secrets of his own. Secrets that are deadly.  

Madly - Madly has loved Jackson as long as she can remember, but he is the one thing even a princess can’t have. Can she resist love to become the queen she was fated to be? Or can she find a way to have both?  

Coexist - Rourk finds himself drawn to Keegan's side every time she thinks his name. He wants to talk to her but remains in the shadows, silently guarding her every time she mentally beckons him. A twist of fate thrusts the two of them together when Rourk is forced to step up his protection and make his presence known.  

Starbright - With her parents and Seth, the boy intended to be her Counterpart, by her side she faces down demons and fallen angels in an effort to protect the last inhabited planet in the universe. But evil is not her only enemy. She also fights her future as she tries to decide if she’s willing to give up her human relationships, especially that of her best friend Tristan, in order to save humanity.  

Prince of Wolves - From the moment Jacque sets eyes on Fane she feels an instant connection, a pull like a moth to a flame. Little does she know that the flame she is drawn to is actually a Canis Lupus, werewolf, and she just happens to be his mate; the other half of his soul.

Masquerade - When I look in the mirror, I see a stranger. When I look over my shoulder, no one's there… Yet I feel watched. Hunted. Afraid. And then he tells me I’m beautiful. He tells me I’m safe. I believe him. Until someone tries to kill me.

Friday, April 4, 2014

Teaser: Lightning In My Wake

From Lightning In My Wake

Release Date: TBD

“What is his fear?”

          She cut her iridescent blue eyes at me, “That’s not the right question.”

          Now I knew she was in full Prophetess mode. She struck down any question whose answer would be the one I needed. Instead, I had to ask generalized questions that led to nowhere. I was aggravated beyond anything.

          “Rebekah, please. Stop speaking to me in riddles and tell me what to do.”

          “Find the truth. Even the so-called upholders of the truth are expert liars. Search and find the truth for yourself. False truths camouflage lies which are the truth no one wants told.”

          What—the –hell.

          “I have to convince him to let me go with him.”

          She got up and I expected something profound from her.

          “I think I have some leftover meatloaf.”

          I shuddered, “Meatloaf, Grammy, really?”

          “I no longer flash, child. I can eat whatever I want. Now go. I know you’re going to him. Best do it now while he’s open to your ideas. By morning he won’t be so obliging.”

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