How is it already May? I’m not ready for May. There are too many things happening …
Last Friday was my husband’s EMBA graduation banquet; my MIL arrives from Brazil next week; there’s my daughter’s 7th birthday; my daughter’s school Fun Fair which I [had to] volunteered to help; my husband’s EMBA graduation ceremony; I’m taking my daughter and my MIL to see American Ballet Theatre’s Don Quixote; I’ll get my 3rd tattoo; and then there’s BEA.
Phew! It’s going to be exhausting!
This week was a slow reading week. I’ve only read Second Sight by Cheryl Klein.
I worked on the final revisions of Breaking Fences. Tomorrow I’ll send it out to my editor for line-edits! We’re almost there … only 2 more weeks until I send eARCs to bloggers! *freaks out*
On Wednesday, I took the daughter to a book event with Julie Andrews! It was great.
And on Friday, it was my husband’s EMBA graduation banquet. It was fun and even the daughter (the only child there) liked it.
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Happy Mother’s Day!
This Mother’s Day, why not treat yourself to a chance at winning SEVEN New Adult novels?
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That’s right, each participating author is offering up one SIGNED PAPERBACK to be sent to ONE LUCKY WINNER!
There are SEVEN novels, and only ONE winner!
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Release Date: June 17th 2014
Genre: New Adult Paranormal Fantasy
Book Two in the Lost Souls Series
Regan has a life in Georgia. She is going to school, has managed to make some friends, and has even found a new love interest in Colter. So what happens when she can’t hide what she is anymore? When do all the lies become too much to handle? And how much longer can she hold onto her sanity—while Agro pushes her closer and closer to the edge of no return—her ascension to Elite?
Colter is beautifully oblivious. Wanting so much to believe that Regan is safe, and Agro has been halted, he ignores Finn’s constant skepticism at the risk of their friendship. Overlooking what is so clearly right in front of him, Colter passes off Regan’s outbursts of emotion on her recent trauma. Colter can feel Regan—his one exception to his retribution—slipping out of his arms, but fighting her to stay with him may not be an option.
Colter and Finn are now at odds, and there is a newly formed alliance between Kaiden and Exile Max. Will this group of Collectors be enough to fight off the new enemies and old threats that emerge in the battle for souls when Regan is broken, and their group is on the brink of self-destruction?
The lost will be found, the Collectors will be exiled, and the Elites will reign.
About Book One, Retribution
Regan Edison has just moved from California, to enter her first year at Georgia Liberty College, the place where jacked up Chevy trucks and hunting are a way of life. Regan hopes to start a new life for herself and she thinks that Georgia is just the place to do it. That is until she meets an unexpected stranger.
Colter Hayes is a member of the Collectors, a group of wrongfully punished lost souls. Colter and the rest of his team, Finn, Kaiden and Devon, work for the Requiem Council who pass judgment on those souls that are neither tagged for Heaven nor Hell. The Council has charged the Collectors with finding the lost in exchange for a chance at redemption.
When an ex-councilmember known to pass Retribution on lost souls sets his sights on Regan, the Requiem Council dispatches the Collectors to Georgia to work as protectors for Regan. The Collectors must fight to save Regan from a fate they know all too well, but can they work to earn back their chance at redemption or are their fates sealed forever?
Who is meant for Heaven?
Who is meant for Hell?
And who is just lost?
About Amy Thompson
Amy Thompson graduated from college with her B.S. in Biology. She currently works as a high school mentor and has just earned her M.S. in Higher Education. Amy is a self-published author of Retribution, a new adult, paranormal romance novel that is the first in the Lost Souls Trilogy. She lives in Southern Virginia with her family and two lazy cats. Amy Thompson is currently working on the next book in the Lost Souls Trilogy, Relinquish and continues to be an avid reader of all things books.