Wednesday, March 28, 2012

ninja news, a new giveaway & a winner!

This is me getting on my tower and shouting out some happy news!

TWO of my friends have new books out! Huzzah!

Angela Carlie (a member of the fabulous indie author group the Indelibles!) has released the second book in the Lords of Shifters series, Spider Wars! 

Jess' life has never been ordinary. After all, life on the road with an immortal family of gypsies is hardly predictable. Living in the small town of White Salmon, Washington has brought some normality to her life. But when her cheating, sometimes boyfriend, Nicu, gets involved with a group of arachneshifters, life gets a little sticky. Will she be able to save him from the web he's spun? More importantly, how much is she willing to risk to get him back?

*This novel is meant for mature readers.

Available now on and Smashwords.

From dark to light, my friend Carolyn Frank has debuted with a beautiful middle grade historical novel PROMISES.

Hattie is barely twelve when her pa’s “business adventures” disrupt her family and move them to the new town of Tropic, nestled in the shadows of old Ebenezer Bryce’s Canyon. Her pa views the town as opportunity. Hattie is hopelessly shy and views it with apprehension; she dreads the task of making new friends. More than anything else, Hattie wants to be like her father—not afraid of meeting new people, talking to strangers, and standing up for herself. So it is with trepidation that she accepts her pa’s challenge and promises to make new friends.

Hattie forms more promises as she struggles to make friends, finding companionship in places she wouldn’t have expected and learning that there is a difference between complaining and standing up for oneself.

Promises is a heartwarming story of friendship with a touch of mystery and adventure set in the days before Bryce Canyon became a national park. Drawn from the memoirs of early Utah settlers, it is a realistic glimpse into the past and a delightful story for readers ages eight to eighty.

You can purchase PROMISES on Amazon OR visit the dojo to enter to win a copy!

And speaking of giveaways, I have a winner for my giveaway for Christine Fonseca's Requiem books!

Mayerling Garcia!

If you didn't win, check out Christine's books on Amazon!


  1. Fab new books! And CONGRATS TO MAYERLING!!!! WOO HOO!

  2. Congrats to Angela & Carolyn! Love it! Thx for sharing!

  3. I agree! Congrats to both Angela and Carolyn. That's super awesome!

  4. Congratulations to Angela and Carolyn!
    And what are the odds we'd both put "Ninja News" in our blog posts today?

  5. Hooray! I love when new books come out. Hope you are well, Ali.

  6. The Spider Wars book sounds cool! :)

  7. yay for new books and big news! congrats to Angela and Carolyn!!!

  8. All sorts of fab books. Thanks for the summaries. =D


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