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Cover Reveal: A Leak of Madness by Alice J Black

Here is a little about the author of A Leak of Madness, Alice J Black!


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Alice lives and works in the North East of England with her partner and slightly ferocious cats! Alice has always enjoyed writing from being a child when she used to carry notebooks and write stories no matter where she went. Nothing much has changed and she writes all manner of fiction with a tendency to lean towards the dark side. Most of her work is rooted in darkness, her inspiration coming from a macabre selection of reads as well as the dreams that frequent her sleep.

Her debut novel, The Doors, was released three years ago and her next novel release, the first part in a series of seven, is due to be released in Autumn this year. Several of her short stories have been included in anthologies with various presses and she is always working on more. When she’s not writing, she always has a book in her hand and will read from whatever genre suits her that day.

 

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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman


Genre: Mythology, Fantasy, Folklore

Pages: 304

Published February 7th 2017 by W. W. Norton & Company

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Synopsis:

Neil Gaiman has long been inspired by ancient mythology in creating the fantastical realms of his fiction. Now he turns his attention back to the source, presenting a bravura rendition of the great northern tales. In Norse Mythology, Gaiman fashions primeval stories into a novelistic arc that begins with the genesis of the legendary nine worlds; delves into the exploits of the deities, dwarves, and giants; and culminates in Ragnarok, the twilight of the gods and the rebirth of a new time and people. Gaiman stays true to the myths while vividly reincarnating Odin, the highest of the high, wise, daring, and cunning; Thor, Odin’s son, incredibly strong yet not the wisest of gods; and Loki, the son of giants, a trickster and unsurpassable manipulator. From Gaiman’s deft and witty prose emerges the gods with their fiercely competitive natures, their susceptibility to being duped and to dupe others, and their tendency to let passion ignite their actions, making these long-ago myths breathe pungent life again.


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Marrying Winterborne by Lisa Kleypas


Genre: Romance, Historical, Regency

Pages: 416

Published May 31st 2016 by Avon

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Synopsis:

A ruthless tycoon

Savage ambition has brought common-born Rhys Winterborne vast wealth and success. In business and beyond, Rhys gets exactly what he wants. And from the moment he meets the shy, aristocratic Lady Helen Ravenel, he is determined to possess her. If he must take her virtue to ensure she marries him, so much the better…

A sheltered beauty

Helen has had little contact with the glittering, cynical world of London society. Yet Rhys’s determined seduction awakens an intense mutual passion. Helen’s gentle upbringing belies a stubborn conviction that only she can tame her unruly husband. As Rhys’s enemies conspire against them, Helen must trust him with her darkest secret. The risks are unthinkable… the reward, a lifetime of incomparable bliss. And it all begins with…

Marrying Mr. Winterborne


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Character Interview: Alice Carroll from Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles


‘Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-laaaa! Introducing Sissy Lu’s first festive Character Interview, featuring Alice Carroll from Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles. Grab a cup of eggnog or some wassail, but beware the mistletoe!


Alice, give us some small deets below!

Full name: Alice Marie Carroll
Age: 16
Favorite Season: Arizona really only has two: Summer and Not Summer. I prefer the latter.
Favorite Cookie: Oreos
Favorite Hot Beverage: They have those? If I can find a warm soda in a can it’s a good day.


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Character Interview: Alex Foster from The Petticoat Letters


‘Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-laaaa! Introducing Sissy Lu’s first festive Character Interview, featuring Alex Foster from The Petticoat Letters by Kelly Lyman. Grab a cup of eggnog or some wassail, but beware the mistletoe!


Alex, give us some small deets below!

Full name: Deets? What are deets? Are you asking me for details? If so, the name given to me at birth is Alexander Mathias Foster
Age: I’m twenty-four years old
Favorite Season: Autumn
Favorite Cookie: I believe they are simply called sugar cookies, though I’ve never made them.
Favorite Hot Beverage: When I’m able to, I enjoy coffee


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Character Interview: Lucas Montgomery from Jaded


‘Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-laaaa! Introducing Sissy Lu’s first festive Character Interview, featuring LUCAS MONTGOMERY from Jaded by K.M. Robinson. Grab a cup of eggnog or some wassail, but beware the mistletoe!


So, Sm… I mean Lucas, give us some small deets below!

Full name: Lucas Montgomery
Age: 21
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Cookie: Sugar Cookies
Favorite Hot Beverage: Hot apple cider


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Character Interview: Phoenyx Blake from Ignite


‘Tis the season to be jolly, Fa-la-la-la-laaaa! Introducing Sissy Lu’s first festive Character Interview, featuring PHOENYX  BLAKE from Ignite by Tricia Barr. Grab a cup of eggnog or some wassail, but beware the mistletoe!

Phoenyx, give us some small deets below!

Full name: Phoenyx Blake
Age: 19
Favorite Season: Summer
Favorite Cookie: Chocolate chip, of course
Favorite Hot Beverage: Hot chocolate with whip cream!


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