Join me on the tour June 1 – June 5. There are so many amazing blogs and an awesome giveaway!
Many thanks to everyone who has made this journey possible. I have incredible beta readers (alpha readers) who I couldn’t live without! And then there are these professionals who keep me on course:
Editing: Nancy S. Thompson
Cover Design: Robin Harper, Wicked by Design
Formatting: Angela McLaurin, Fictional Formats
Blog Tour: Heather Davenport, Book Plug Promotions
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ABOUT THE BOOKS
The Darkling Chronicles #1
At the age of four, Patrick Benjamin Solomon becomes Anka Rehmling’s human charge. By eight, he can SEE her. At thirteen, he breaks her heart, and by eighteen, she finds herself fighting for his life.
As a darkling shadowcaster, Anka casts shadows in the human world, harnessing some of the earth’s UV light to bring back to Montenai—a world full of darklings, nymphs, satyrs, phantoms, and dragon lords. Her job is crucial to preserving the vitality and balance in her town of Shadowland. However, Anka has trouble following the strict rules set by the Shadowland Council, a ruling body comprised of three dragon lords.
The lords’ decree states all shadowcasters will abide by the rules or face the penalty of harsh punishment, banishment, or death. Torn between her world and Ben's, Anka must choose to defy the Council or turn her back on love.
The Darkling Chronicles #2
As a darkling shadowcaster, Bianca Rehmling works under the three dragon lords of the Shadowland Council, casting shadows for her human charge on the earth’s plane and harnessing energy to bring back for the balance and wellbeing of her kind. She’s always been a law-abiding darkling, as opposed to her younger sister, Anka. When Anka broke shadowcasting rules over the summer, she suffered the wrath of the council, something Bianca never wants to witness again.
To protect her sister, Bianca harbors some dark secrets, ones that could cause the decline of Shadowland. When a deadly illness called Shadow Fever strikes the village, Bianca fears her own rule-breaking has caused a fatal imbalance in the world of Montenai. She hasn’t been doing her job, her duty, and the dragon lords suspect.
Family or duty? With loved ones suffering, and the dragon lords breathing down her neck, Bianca keeps her nymph friends close and her enemies…closer. When an unlikely ally offers to help, Bianca must decide whether to trust him or brave the heat alone.
The Darkling Chronicles #3
Natcha is a creature of fire, drawing in shadow to cloak herself from the dangers of the world. She has never known what she is or where she came from, but she knows her wings and claws make her different. The sea cliffs of Montenai are her home, the Aglatian Sea her playground, and the phantoms her family.
All her life, she has hidden in the Faunlier Mountains with her sister Nalene. Only the oath she swore as a child to a darkling father to watch over his son draws her toward the turmoil in Shadowland.
When unrest among the darklings, satyrs, nymphs, and dragon lords begins to bleed into her own life, Natcha wagers the welfare of one against the welfare of many. To protect all she holds dear, she must incur the wrath of Shadowland’s leaders and become… the Thief.
THE DARKLING CHRONICLES, SHADOWS 2
The Darkling Chronicles #4
So much pain to bear for something new to come.
Despite a rocky start in life, Nalene has survived twenty years in the sea cliffs of the Aglatian Sea. She struggles daily to master her water energy rather than succumb to it. An icy constitution has forced her to rely on her sister for care, protection, and guidance.
But the tides are turning and powers shifting in Montenai. Once a sickly creature with no purpose, Nalene emerges a strong, willful guardian. This reclusive orphan has everyone’s attention, including a new seer who predicts “only one can survive” the battle to come.
Challenged by dragon lords, championed by outcasts, Nalene meets strife at every turn. As a crisis of faith wages within her, she forges ahead because she won’t give up on hope. What is she willing to sacrifice to fulfill her destiny?
The Darkling Chronicles #5
A family tragedy at the age of twelve thrusts Serena into the world of shadowcasting. She relishes the dragon lords’ protection and training but loves her new job and human charge even more.
Because of her great-great-grandfather’s alliance with a vicious nymph queen, Serena finds other Montenaians refuse to trust or accept her. It doesn’t help that she has the same birthmark and orange spark in her eyes as the relative who brought shame to the Brisson name.
Stepping through the portal to Paris allows Serena to escape her family’s reputation as well as her mother’s harsh traditions. Every day Serena pushes to be “worthy of the dragon,” regardless of her brother warning her the path leads to horrible loss.
For years, the lore of dragon and astrei has molded the practices and beliefs of Montenaians. No one has felt this more than the phantom, Serena. This Drifter’s history is the key to Shadowland’s fate. Can she protect them from a dangerous future and still find her way home?
Moonless Bites http://www.moonlessbites.com/
Review & Excerpts
Tiger Hebert’s Blog: http://www.tigerhebert.com/#!blog/c1ecg
Article on Worldbuilding
Literary Mania Reviews: http://literarymaniareviews.blogspot.com/
Review & Author Interview
TUESDAY, JUNE 2:
SA Gibson https://gibsonauthor.wordpress.com/
Mythical Books http://www.mythicalbooks.blogspot.ro/
Skye Writing http://fiona-skye.com/blog/
Feature Post & Author Interview
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3:
Undercover Book Reviews
Maria’s Book Blog
Naughty and Nice Book Blog
Life & Times of a Would Be Somebody
Feature Post & Character Interview
THURSDAY, JUNE 4:
Paranormal Romance and Authors That Rock
Review & Excerpts
Deausha & Kitty’s YA Book Blog
Writers of Bad Ass Ladies and Big Ass Dragons
FRIDAY, JUNE 5
Monlatable Book Reviews
Archaeolibrarian—I Dig Good Books!
Deal Sharing Aunt
Feature Post & Author Interview
Review & Excerpt
Jen Ponce Writer of Kick Ass Women and Oogy Monsters
TUESDAY, JUNE 9:
Jo Michael’s Blog