I just wanted to give a description of the capital city where my main character Valon spends most of his time in my debut YA fantasy romance novel NOCTURNA, which is named after the country the city Udea is located in and hidden within modern-day Turkey. After the death of King Gideon in 127 (CE), the … Continue reading Udea, Capital of Nocturna
Whoo! Finally! NOCTURNA is finally available (well, for preorder at least). You can check out the landing page here. Or you can just go straight on to buying it at Amazon: Paperback: $14.99 Kindle: $4.99 But if you're still hesitant, you can get the first 10 chapters of NOCTURNA absolutely free by signing up for … Continue reading PREORDER IS NOW OPEN!
My book NOCTURNA is available for preorder in 21 days! As such, I’ve decided to host a giveaway to promote it. For the first 100 people who sign up for my newsletter at this link http://bit.ly/2avZhWM or here on my website, I will send you the first 10 chapters of NOCTURNA, absolutely FREE. Summary of … Continue reading Giveaway!
Author's Note: I asked on Instagram and Twitter if I should post this first chapter as a preview for my book NOCTURNA that will be available for preorder on Amazon.com September 1 (to be released December 1). Hope you enjoy it! Chapter One Terror spiked in my veins as arms wrapped around me, caging … Continue reading NOCTURNA Sneak Peak: Chapter One
So I sort of just realized that Amazon only allows an author to put their book up for preorder for 3 months, so I'm pushing the date to begin preordering back to September 1 instead of August 1 so it could still be released December 1. (Gotta have those holiday gifts, right? 😉) Sorry for … Continue reading Quick Update
Have you ever read a fanfiction so funny that you laugh every single time you think of it even months later? Well, okay, so I just read a Harry Potter crack fic (a fanfic made solely for laughter's sake, really) where, during an attack on Hogwarts, Voldemort and the Death Eaters break into song to … Continue reading I’m Back! + Nocturna Book Cover Reveal
The Council is a board of six Ancients, all men, who have been around since Alexei's great-grandfather's time. They, along with the King, make the laws of Nocturna. The Council also takes over ruling the kingdom when the son of the deceased King is under the age of adulthood, while the new King, the son, … Continue reading Q&A: What is the Council?
Nothing good. Either they try to escape and are caught and killed or they escape and are stranded. If they are caught while trying to run, they are killed on sight. No trial, no muss, no fuss. Just death. They wouldn’t be worth the effort if they were to try to escape again. It is … Continue reading Q&A: What happens to the captured humans when they try to escape?
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SPOILER ALERT. “Alexei, where are you taking me?” Valon asked, following his husband down the road. He quickened, moving to Alexei’s side and shuffling awkwardly as he glanced at the citizens bowing to them. Alexei held back a snort, motioning for their three guards to encircle them. “Here, my love,” Alexei replied, stopping in front of a large, plain polished limestone building. It had many square windows and rose three stories high. Thin lines of shapes like triangles or circles or just thicker solid lines of green, blue, and red were painted over the white blocks at the base and on the roof. “What is this?” Valon questioned confused. The courtyard in front of the building was empty, giving Valon no hints. . . .