Rachel Robinson

Embraced has hit the (virtual) shelves!

To buy in Amazon Kindle Store click below.

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To buy in other eBook formats visit the publisher here.

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Still to come: Barnes & Noble nook store, Paperbacks

Embraced Prologue

Hi friends, family, readers, Samantha lovers! I have to tell you that I had a really hard time pulling an excerpt from Embraced to share with you. I ended up deciding on the prologue with the hopes all my limbs stay intact. 🙂

Rachel

PROLOGUE

“We’ve all got both light and dark inside us. What matters is the part we choose to act on. That’s who we really are.” – Sirius Black

The knife came out of nowhere. It sailed in my direction, threatening a fate worse than death. It was another betrayal. I caught the handle using quick reflexes. Shock yielded quickly to anger. I swallowed hard, lifted my chin, and boldly met his gaze. I lowered the knife to my side and watched in horror as he approached, murderous ire permeating his features. He stopped in front of me. He was close enough for me to feel his hot, heavy, erratic breaths. I clenched the handle of the knife, unsure if I would be able to harm him; the man I loved. His face, a glowering mask of rage, suddenly transformed. He was a tortured, desperate man. I knew then that my man was gone. My magic started pooling around me. The attack was imminent. He grabbed my hand holding the knife as his nostrils flared with fury. I was breathless and numb, hung in the moment like a puppet on weakened strings.

“Stop, don’t do this.” My voice wavered as resentment masked my haunting despair. His sturdy grasp stayed on my hand as he shut his eyes tightly and tried to calm his breathing. I took the moment to plead with him again, although the cast to defend myself was on the tip of my tongue.

“Please, just talk to me.” My talisman tattoo lit as it did in any heightened emotional state. Without taking his gaze off mine, he raised my hand very slowly and pointed the knife straight at his shirtless chest directly above his heart. Blood welled where the tip pierced his skin. I was a prisoner to his grip, unable to move for fear I’d harm him further. He twisted the knife deeper until a steady stream of blood ran down his chest. Bile rose in my throat and strangled any words that would help the situation. He finally spoke.

“Do it, Samantha.” His voice was sharp but the pain in his eyes seared my heart. I shook my head subtly and with a pang realized he was serious. This would be the end. I regained an ounce of composure but my response was feeble.

“You don’t have to do this. There’s always a way.” Not so, my heart whispered back. He didn’t believe my words either. He quirked his mouth up in one corner as he shook his head in disagreement.

“I am disgusted with myself. Help me, Samantha. Only you can ease my torment.” I bit my quivering lip as I listened to the man I loved beg to die, pleading to end his life because of our differences.

He pointed with his free hand to the bloody knife and his heart. “This is yours. Shut it down or let it live, but make a decision. I can’t deal with this anymore.” A tear sneaked out the corner of my eye. His beautiful wide eyes were questioning. It was like some sixth sense finally awakened him. He knew exactly what I would do.

“Kiss me or kill me, Samantha.”

I hesitated briefly then screamed out in horror as he pulled my hand. The knife went in further. He knew I wouldn’t stop him.

Coming August 2013…

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Embraced Cover Reveal

The cover for Embraced, the second novel in the Samantha Scott series has arrived. The book trailer and excerpts will be trickling in, too.

“Some decisions change everything…”

Embraced cover reveal

Cover art by the talented Amanda Kelsey.

Sam is looking pretty pensive. Wonder what she’s up to these days? 🙂

A book signing for Escaped.

Poe House Books, a quaint, quirky bookstore in my hometown hosted a book signing for Escaped. ImageImageImage

 

If you’ve picked up your copy of Escaped, please remember to leave a review on Amazon, Goodreads or Barnes and Noble. 

The book trailer for Embraced will be coming soon. Stay tuned. 

Love & light,

Rachel 

The saga continues…

News alert! News alert! News alert!

Samantha and the gang will be coming back for more action, more adventure…and more love. Embraced, the second novel in the Samantha Scott series will be released by Eternal Press on August 1st. 

What can you expect in Embraced?

Some decisions change everything…

Samantha digs a little deeper to find out about her witchy past. What she discovers sends her world and her magic into overdrive. She discovers secret realms and begins to uncover a truth she always somewhat anticipated. While she is half Bruxa–a light witch, something more sinister may lay claim on her other half.

After the stone curse wears off and Jade returns to Cadiza to assert her rule, and Blythe, the dark magic ruler makes a bid for her help, Samantha is forced to choose a side. Should she embrace the known? A life that she has loved and revered since birth. Or does she stay true to her tenacious vendetta against the Elders council for their tyrannical ways?

Swaying her decision is her omnipresent match, Xander and the very human love of her life, Malakai. With both men still vying for her affections, Samantha has bold decisions to make. She has to make them quickly as time is running out. The threat of war between light and dark witches is scary, but the fact that magic is bleeding into the human world is disastrous. Will Samantha be swayed by her heart or her head?

Release Day/Book Launch Info

On February 1st, you will be able to purchase the ebook, Escaped: A Samantha Scott Novel in the following formats: PDF, PDB, MOBI, LIT and EPUB at the Eternal Press website. As that is the day the book is being released into the various systems, catalogs and databases the approximate timeframes you can expect to see Escaped (in print and other ebook formats) elsewhere are listed below:

Available in the Nook Store (Barnes & Noble): 1 week*
PRINT Edition on Amazon: 2-3 weeks*
PRINT Edition on B&N: 2-3 weeks*
Available in the Kobo Store: 2-3 weeks*
Available on iTunes: TBD
* an approximation of time after the release date
Eternal Press Buy Link:

You can order any Eternal Press book, both print and ebook, through Lightning Source Distribution which includes the following:

US:

  • Ingram
  • Amazon.com
  • Baker & Taylor
  • Barnes & Noble
  • NACSCORP
  • Espresso Book Machine

UK:

  • Amazon.co.uk
  • Bertrams
  • Blackwell
  • Book Depository
  • Coutts
  • Gardners
  • Mallory International
  • Paperback Bookshop
  • Argosy Ireland
  • Eden Interactive Ltd.
  • Aphrohead
  • I.B.S – STL U.K
  • Libreria Ledi
  • Eleftheroudakis