You’re familiar with the cover that’s been on Blast of the Dragon’s Fury, Andy Smithson, Book One. Believe it or not, it’s been the same for over four years! I know, hard to believe! So I decided, time for a refresh! And my cover designer, Dale Pease, did another amazing job! Was… … Continue reading New Cover for Andy Smithson Book One!
I am SOOOO excited! The seventh and final book in the Andy Smithson series just released! Battle for the Land’s Soul marks the epic conclusion of my first series and has been five years coming. To say that I’m thrilled with how it turned out would be a gross understatement for Andy and company fought harder, endured more adversity, and remained committed to the Land’s future … Continue reading Battle for the Land’s Soul Just Launched!
Different than an audio book, you’ve probably heard old time-y radio theater and loved how the full cast of voice actors, cool sound effects, and the musical score just brought a production to life like nothing else could. Well, Andy Smithson just made his way to audio drama! Seeing the adventure that the Andy Smithson series is, Colonial Radio Theatre approached me a while ago … Continue reading Andy Smithson Makes It Big, in Drama!
I loved Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch! From the well-constructed prose to the riveting storyline to the examination of how to always remain “yourself”, no matter the situation. SUMMARY (from the back): Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now the Winterians’ only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed … Continue reading Review of Snow Like Ashes
Vision of the Griffin’s Heart, Book Five in the award-winning Andy Smithson coming-of-age, epic fantasy series released today! 5 Stars! “This book is definitely an emotional rollercoaster, and I did shed tears.” – Cassandra L. Middle School Teacher Get yours Now at amzn.to/1N7fEOI Series Synopsis: Four years ago, Andy Smithson discovered he is the Chosen one to break a 500-yr-old curse plaguing the land of … Continue reading IT’S HERE AT LAST!
Intrigue. Magic. A Dark Prince. This is how I summarize a series I did not want to see end… I highly recommend The Dark Mage series by Rachel Carter. SUMMARY (from back cover): Before the age of seventeen the young men and women of Jerar are given a choice –follow tradition, or pursue a trial year in one of the realm’s three war schools to study … Continue reading Review of The Black Mage
I have a wonderful book hangover after reading this thought-filled, inspiring, and romantic tale: Rider of the Crown (Crown of Tremontaine Book Two) by Melissa McShane. SUMMARY (from back): Imogen, warrior of the Kirkellan tribes, has never wanted to be anything else. But when the long war between the Kirkellan and the country of Ruskald ends, the terms of the peace treaty require Imogen to be … Continue reading Review of Rider of the Crown
Pink Panther meets Monty Python–that’s how I describe this fun YA steampunk novel. Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School Series Book 1) by Gail Carriger SUMMARY (from back): It’s one thing to learn to curtsy properly. It’s quite another to learn to curtsy and throw a knife at the same time. Welcome to Finishing School. Fourteen-year-old Sophronia is a great trial to her poor mother. Sophronia is more … Continue reading Review of Etiquette & Espionage
Cover Reveal! Hot off my cover designer’s desk, the cover for Vision of the Griffin’s Heart, book five in the ongoing Andy Smithson epic fantasy series is here! After five covers together, Dale Robert Pease and I have become quite the team when it comes to design. I provided him with the following ideas to guide him: The scene to be depicted is Andy and … Continue reading Cover Reveal! Book Five in the Andy Smithson Series
Suspense-filled. Unique World. Engaging heroine. If you loved Rosamund Hodge’s Crimson Bound, you’ll love The White Rose (Jewel series Book Two) by Amy Ewing! SUMMARY (from back): Violet is on the run—away from the Jewel, away from a lifetime of servitude, away from the Duchess of the Lake, who bought her at auction. With Ash and Raven traveling with her, Violet will need all of her powers … Continue reading Review of The White Rose by Amy Ewing