It’s time for Indie-Mas! This is the THIRD annual recap of all the independently-published books I’ve read. I like to take this time to share the love–both by helping promote great indie books and giving them away! So without further ado…
On the eighth day of Indie-Mas, my author gave to me:
A Soap Opera Epic Fantasy
Oh, I love me some intricate weaving of life, love, and loyalty, and Blade and Rose has that in spades. Rielle is a mage with a roster of issues. Her fiancé is a werewolf-turned-asshole who wants her to marry him to break his curse. Her ex used to be her master until they had a tryst and they both fell from grace. And now she has to accompany a knight on a secret mission, and she’s falling for him.
Sometimes, I just love me a good ol’ fashioned Special Girl Epic Fantasy where there’s tugs at heartstrings and intrigue and a whole bunch of magic. Blade and Rose is all that and a bag of chips. Just buckle in, let it wash over you, and enjoy the awesome ride.
It’s the Annual Ambassadorial Ball in Glause, and Lady Isabella Farrah, the daughter of New Civet’s Ambassador, is feeling pleasantly scintillated.
In the library is Lord Pecus, a charming gentleman whose double mask hides a beastly face, and who has decided that Isabella is the very person to break the Pecus curse.
In the ball-room is young Lord Topher, who is rapidly falling in love with an older woman.
And in the card-room, lying in a pool of his own blood, is the body of one of Isabella’s oldest friends: Raoul, Civet’s Head Guardsman. The papers sewn into his sash seem to suggest espionage gone wrong, but Isabella is not so certain.
Lord Pecus, as Commander of the Watch, is of the opinion that Isabella should keep out of the investigation and out of danger. Isabella is of the opinion that it is her murder to investigate, and that what a certain Beast-Lord doesn’t know won’t hurt him. . . .
Will Isabella find the murderer before Lord Pecus does, or will she end her investigation as a bloody spatter on the parlour floor?
Enter the Giveaway
More on IndieMas
IndieMas is my annual recap of my favorite reads of the year. It’s a chance for me to pause the Sush marketing machine and focus on some folks doing good work out there. I like to really focus on those underrated gems with less than 50 reviews. For you, the reader, I do a giveaway on each post, as well as a grand prize. This year, I’m giving away a paperback copy of one of the eleven books, shipped anywhere Book Depository delivers!
You can click on any of the covers below to find out more, or enter the raffle at the bottom.
IndieMas 2017 Picks
The Grand Prize
This year, I’ll be giving away a grand prize of one paperback copy of an IndieMas pick! As with all the above, this giveaway is international to anywhere Book Depository delivers. Enter below!
And don’t forget, each book above has its own eBook giveaway, too! Make sure you enter and give some authors some love.
favorite read I wish were written by someone else: Gatefather by Orson Scott Card