How many do you have?
How many do you have?
Here is the second piece of the cover for SIX.
Also, a snippet 🙂
Lana and I perch on the top of the thick fence, our backs to the palace. What we glimpse in front of us has frozen us to this spot.
“What the fuck is that?” Lana whispers.
It is the abandoned city. Black smoke still rises from the cracked streets. Tall buildings with their tops demolished litter the deconstructed skyline. Up close it looks more tormented than from the balcony at the palace. Creatures that are indistinguishable control the gray atmosphere in every direction I look. Their scaly wings cut through the air as easily as a knife through skin. Small fires rage throughout as far as the eye can see. Life has forsaken this city long ago. My life has been split into two categories at this moment.
Before and after.
Embraced(#2, Samantha Scott Novel) will be available for purchase on Thursday, August 8th.
On Thursday you will be able to purchase eBook formats( PDF (Kindle), PDB, MOBI, LIT and EPUB(Nook)) from the publishers website here: Eternal Press.
I don’t know which format to buy for my ereader!
There is a handy chart HERE that should clear up which format is compatible with your ereader.
In the days following release day the novel will trickle into the other online ebook retailers. ie: Amazon, Barnes & Noble Nook store, Kobo etc…
I don’t have one of them there fancy ereaders! When can I get a paperback copy?
Paperback copies of Embraced will be available a few weeks after release day and can be purchased online at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. If you go to a Barnes & Noble store, you’ll have to ask them to order a copy for you. If you’d like a signed paperback copy of Embraced (or Escaped) please use the contact form here and fill out all requested information.
Release day live chat!
Along with several other Authors I will be in an online live chat on release day, Thursday August 8th. It’s hosted by Eternal Press and you can login and access the chat room HERE. I should be lurking around there at 2:00 PM EDT and 7:00 PM EDT. Drop in if you have burning questions! I’ll be happy to answer any questions about Samantha or my upcoming Dystopian Paranormal Romance, SIX (releasing November 2013). I’ve heard there will be door prizes!
As always, if you have questions or comments please use the contact form to reach me. I always love hearing reader feedback. Stop by my Facebook page to enter to win ebook copies of Embraced. There’s still time! Also remember to add Embraced to your lists on Goodreads!
PS) A huge thank you to everyone who bought, read and reviewed Escaped. It’s now a topseller!
Love & Magical Light,
Rachel (Character mother, caretaker, and overall dictator around here)
A teaser trailer for Embraced, the second novel in the Samantha Scott Novel. Publisher: Eternal Press
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. 🙂
“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.”
Coming August 2013…
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…”
Cover art by the talented Amanda Kelsey.
Sam is looking pretty pensive. Wonder what she’s up to these days? 🙂