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Monday, March 21, 2016

Freebie: Desire in Frost

I am friends with the author Alicia Rades, so when I found out that she was looking for ways to promote her book being free, I volunteered to publicize it.  She is a very skilled YA fantacy author who writes the Fire in Frost series.  I have been lucky enough to read both of the released books in this series, and I did enjoy them.  Now everybody will have a chance to read Desire In Frost free.  It is free to download on Amazon from today to March 25th.  It is awesome story and you won't regret it. 
Now, I have a few special excerpts and goodies to share with you from the book.

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Author Bio:
By day, Alicia Rades is a freelance writer, blogger, and editor. When inspiration strikes, she is also an author. Alicia has been captivated by the YA paranormal and supernatural genre since reading The Seer series by Linda Joy Singleton when she was 12 years old, and most of her stories are born out of the love for the genre. In college, Alicia majored in professional writing. Alicia lives in Wisconsin with her husband and two cats.

Desire in Frost Excerpt

I used the sounds of the waves coming in my window as an anchor so I’d have something to focus on besides my racing thoughts. The minutes ticked by, and after a long time, colors began swirling in the ball. They became the center of my focus as I fell deeper into the unknown. A faint figure formed in the crystal ball. I almost thought I saw Hope’s face, but then the image washed away as a chill settled over the room.

“Help!” A voice startled me. My eyes jerked up to find a young girl standing in the room.

My head began spinning. I was glad I was sitting down so I didn’t have to find an extra support to keep myself upright. I was starting to understand this feeling all too well.

The girl had long dark hair and big beautiful eyes. For a second, I almost thought she was Hope. My heart sank at the thought that I’d failed her, but the girl standing in front of me was a lot older than Hope, just a few years younger than me.

I wanted to smile at her, to let her know that I wasn’t a threat, that I could help her even. I didn’t when I saw that the ghostly girl had an expression of urgency fixed to her face. My expression transformed to mirror hers when I realized that someone was likely in danger. I couldn’t think of any other excuse for why this ghostly girl would show herself to me.

“You have to help her,” she said. “She’s been scared for so long. I just want to see her happy.”
Now I knew for sure someone was in danger.

Calm down, I told myself, but that was always difficult when a ghost was asking for help.

“Who?” I asked, a little bit louder than I intended. “Who do you need me to help?”

The girl looked around the room as if trying to take in her surroundings, and then her eyes fell back on me.

"My sister.”

Bonus:  The first book in the series, Fire In Frost currently has a goodreads giveaway going on for it.  The winner wins a paperback copy.

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