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Monday, May 22, 2017

Broken Spire Blog Blitz





Broken Spire. the first book the Rak Shoma series, is now available for purchase and to celebrate this the book is going on a blog blitz starting today.

The first visit is to the Paranormal Fantasy and More blogspot. There is a blurb and excerpt to tease your imagination and if you leave a comment you'll be in to win a giveaway at the end of the tour.

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Ash's silvery purple hair sets her apart from her peers and at the magic college of Spires a few senior maeven consider her magic to be alien and unsuccessfully try to expel her. Ash feels a compulsive attraction tempting her to enter the broken North Spire. She believes this off limits ruin holds the answer to her origins, but is not willing to take the chance of expulsion from Spires.
Orm, Ash's equally talented classmate, is determined to support the girl he considers his soulmate, and promises to help her find out the secrets of the North Spire when they reach the end of their third year.
At the end of the first year, Ash nervously waits to see if she will be allowed to continue at Spires, or will she be sent home in disgrace.
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Happy reading


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Miri's Inheritance

A new contemporary romance novelette with suspense. This book is enrolled in the Amazon UK Storyteller competition so lots of reviews mean a better chance of becoming a finalist. The ebook is only £1.99 or US$3.99 or free if you are with Kindle Unlimited. 

     
Miri inherits a cottage from the grandmother she's never met. Gavin, the solicitor's clerk, helps her settle in and sign all the necessary documents.
The isolated village has several cottages, but the none of the neighbours are friendly, except for one unknown person who repeatedly breaks in and searches Miri's new home. 
Who is this strange person and what does he want? Will Gavin protect her now his official duties are over?

Buy Link:  Amazon UK

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Website:    Sue Perkins, Author




Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Broken Spire - Rak Shoma Series Book One





Spires is the magic college of Homas, but new student Ash has problems when her mind insists there is a better way to cast spells.

Ash's silvery purple hair sets her apart from her peers and at the magic college of Spires a few senior maeven consider her magic to be alien and unsuccessfully try to expel her. Ash feels a compulsive attraction tempting her to enter the broken North Spire. She believes this off limits ruin holds the answer to her origins, but is not willing to take the chance of expulsion from Spires. 

Orm, Ash's equally talented classmate, is determined to support the girl he considers his soulmate, and promises to help her find out the secrets of the North Spire when they reach the end of their third year. 

At the end of the first year, Ash nervously waits to see if she will be allowed to continue at Spires, or will she be sent home in disgrace.


Broken Spire is now available in paperback on Amazon. The ebook will be released on 21st May. There are six books in the series. 

Broken Spire - Amazon

Saturday, March 4, 2017

Do you review what you read?

Writers love to write and readers like to read. This is pretty obvious - right?

An author writes a book and either has it published by a third party, or the author self-publishes. Readers - especially fans of particular authors - purchase the book or download sometimes for free. What then?

How does the author know if a reader likes the book, loves the book or even (heaven forbid) hates the book? Unless a reader writes directly to the author the only way to tell if the book is doing well is by sales or more importantly - Reviews! A review which states "this is nice but..." allows the author to understand how the reader perceives the book and possibly what can be done to improve the story. A review which states "I love this book, when's the next one coming out?" makes writing the book really worthwhile.

Unfortunately, not many readers leave reviews. If only one in ten readers wrote down their thoughts on whether they enjoyed the book; which bits they liked; what they thought could make it better - all these responses would help the author improve their work.


If you read a book and enjoy it - take an extra few minutes and leave a review on your favorite online book store. You will make the author's day when they see you've shown appreciation of their work.