Monday, October 31, 2016

*Excerpt Reveal* A Faery's Kiss by Ariel Marie

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A Faery’s kiss
By Ariel Marie
Release date: November 19, 2016
Cover by: Ariel Marie
Genre: Paranormal Romance

The twenty-fifth day of December is fast approaching. It is a day that is celebrated throughout all of Faery. It signifies the birthday of the beloved Princess, Noelle Bogosian, who on this year will turn thirty years old. With her impending birthday, her father, the king, has deemed it time for her to marry. The king has reinstated the Royal Tournaments, a series of competitions that would allow warriors near and far to compete for his daughter’s hand in marriage.

Noelle, being the loyal daughter that she is, has agreed to her father’s outlandish idea of finding her a husband. She will do anything for Faery and knows that finding a suitable husband will help secure Faery’s future. But for Noelle, she’s ready to test out the legend of a Faery’s kiss. She’s been ready to find that one special Fae to spend all of eternity with.

Will the legend prove true and reveal her one true love or will the victor of the tournament be the one that she will spend an eternity with?

WARNING: The book contains content for readers 18 years and older.

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She desperately needed to speak to her friend. Not that a tokota could speak, that would be crazy, Noelle thought to herself with a laugh. But he was certainly a great listener.

Marric and Noelle’s relationship dated back to one winter morning when Noelle was fifteen and she came upon a lost small black and white wolf-looking pup. The little furry ball yipped and ran over to Noelle and they had been friends every since.

A snort greeted Noelle from behind her. She turned with a smile, finding a large black figure standing behind her.


That small fur ball had grown into a massive alpha tokota. Marric was well muscular and with each step that he took toward Noelle, she could see the predator in him. But she knew that he would never hurt her. Tokota’s were very loyal to their companions. He was a massive beast that could easily accommodate her on his back as a passenger.

“It took you long enough,” she murmured as he pushed his snout into her hand. “Well, hello to you too,” she said with a laugh.

Another snort at her comment. She ignored it, allowing a large grin to spread across her face as she ruffled her fingers through his fur. She knew he was looking for the treats that she always brought.

“I have a problem, Marric,” she admitted. He pulled back and his dark eyes settled on her. He sat back on his hind legs, ready to listen to her. “My birthday is coming up. December twenty-fifth, I’ll be turning thirty. Do you know what that means?”

Marric cocked his head to the side as if waiting for her to answer. Of course he didn’t know the workings of the laws of Faery. She sighed and shook her head.

“According to the laws of Faery, I must marry. My father, the king, will be having the Royal Tournaments to find a husband for me. Males from all over Faery will come to compete in the tournaments to win my hand in marriage. You would think that this was the medieval times. This is the twenty-first century.  A young Fae woman should be able to decide when it’s time for her to get married, not the governing body of our realm.”

Marric’s eyes didn’t waiver from Noelle as she spoke. Even without words, Noelle felt comforted by her friend’s presence. Maybe it was the chance to get her worries out in the open and off her chest that gave her relief, but deep down, Noelle was sure that it was Marric.

“But I’m sure that you’re just bored with my complaints,” she said with a hard laugh. She let loose a giggle as Marric butted her with his head. She wrapped her arms around his large neck and buried her head in his thick fur, squeezing tight before she let go.

“Ok, I’ll do it. For my family. For Faery,” she whispered, accepting what her family needed from her and what Faery would need from her.

Copyright © 2016 by Ariel Marie
**This is a sneak peek into the unedited version. This is not the final copy as some things may change. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced in any form or by any electronic or mechanical means, including information storage and retrieval systems, without written permission from the author, except for the use of brief quotations in a book review.

Meet Ariel Marie:
Ariel Marie is an author who loves the paranormal, action and hot steamy romance. She combines all three in each and every one of her stories. For as long as she can remember, she has loved vampires, shifters and every creature you can think of. This even rolls over into her favorite movies! She love a good action packed thriller! Throw a touch of the supernatural world in it and she’s hooked!

She grew up in Cleveland, Ohio where she currently resides with her husband and three beautiful children. Want to know more about her and her books? Visit her website


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Friday, October 28, 2016

Project Updates

I’m back from a long week of sickness. See, I told you guys Lineage would kill me. LOL
With Lineage complete I’m on to new projects, and I have a tentative schedule for future releases.

November 21
My Pearl Heart
Penname Bailey York
Ever get swept off your feet by a perfect stranger? Ever kiss your best friend’s fiancée?
Jasmine Hayes finds herself in the worst possible situation. In love with her best friend’s fiancée, but in her defense it is Cadences’ second or was it third husband. Jasmine has never been jealous of her friend until James Conner comes between them, and he isn’t subtle about his attraction to Jasmine. Leaving the over worked business owner stressed, tried, and planning a wedding she hopes fails.

December 21
Bailey York is a woman that refuses to allow her disturbing past to define her as a victim, but she is very much controlled by that tragedy. Trapped in a world of lonely desperation she runs back to the man that violated every part of her. With the promise of a mended relationship and comfort from her lonely world, Bailey allows her old lover dangerously close once more. 

Spirited, strong willed, and rebellious. One look at Bailey and people often miss the suffering and wounds laying just under the surface. With her sanity on the edge Bailey is doing everything she can to keep herself from shattering.

January 3, 2017
Silent Killers: Mental Health Awareness Anthology
A group of authors bringing awareness to mental health, a highly over looked and minimized host of diseases that people suffer from everyday.

January 12, 2017
Birthday Hopes
3 Day Trilogy
Penname Bailey York

February 14, 2017
Penname Bailey York
Love’s Reality
3 Day Trilogy
Penname Bailey York

March 15, 2017
Change in Luck
3 Day Trilogy
Penname Bailey York

Depraved Alliance
Opsona Journey Series Book 4

JJ Morris #2

This release schedule isn’t 100% set in stone, but it’s close. To get updates sign up for my newsletter.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Release Party!

Tomorrow the Lineage release party goes LIVE!

Come join us for prizes, a better look at Lineage, and some amazing authors.
Don't forget the pre-order Lineage, out this Friday!

Lineage Blurb
"Cameron, why do you call me dove," I asked, ready for disappointment.
"Because, you bring my soul peace."

Joey Morris has spent her young life moving around the country with her constantly absent mother until finally ending up in the small college town of Portstown, Pennsylvania. Here history is thick in the air and Joey discovers that her family has long reaching roots in the town, dating back to the very first settlement. Because of her heritage she is welcomed into the group of the other founding families, and quickly becomes one of the popular girls in school.

After over a year of the good life and Homecoming just days away, Joey is thrown into a terrifying new reality. Happening across a violent black dog with glowing red eyes, and a handsome stranger that puts his life on the line to save her only to stick a gun in her chest moments later. 

Now people are dying in Portstown, people close to Joey and she doesn't understand why. Will Joey have anyone left after she discovers the truth about her past?

Cameron Davis is a man from another life, for years he has been focused on his mission. The drive that keeps his soul locked inside a physical body, staving off the reaper. That all changes when he is given the task of protecting Joey and stopping the attacks. 

This girl makes him weak and brings up memories of a past he left behind nearly a century ago. What secrets lie beyond his contract with the elusive Warner family, and why does this girl need protecting?

Lineage is a young adult novel but is recommended for readers 16+ due to violence.

Monday, October 3, 2016

Release Blitz: Black, Blue, & Purple Pain: A Domestic Violence Awareness Anthology

Title: Black, Blue, & Purple Pain
A Domestic Violence Awareness Anthology
Authors: Various
Genre: Contemporary Romance 
 Release Date: October 1, 2016


Sixteen powerful stories, dedicated to the victims, turned survivors, of unthinkable violence and abuse. We dedicate the Black, Blue, & Purple Pain Domestic Violence Awareness Anthology to you, for your bravery, perseverance, strength, and finding your warrior spirit to take your life back and find peace and happiness.

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Angel L. Woods


Casey Hagen


Luna Saint Clare


J.N. Sheats


Sylvia Stein


Elle Henry


Lauretta L. Kehoe


Ellie Masters


Marla-Marie Dean


Christine Monroe


Akil Victor


Silver Rain


J.L. Witt


Elizabeth Blade