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HORIZON Giveaway 4

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Uncategorized | 18 comments

Thanks to all who entered last week’s giveaway. The week 3 winner is: *** Karen McMurphy *** If you’re just joining me for the summer, each week I’ll do a random drawing for a book from the HORIZON series. Book 1 was written by Scott Westerfeld, and my book 2, DEADZONE, will be released on Sept 12, 2017.   It’s week 4. Two weeks ago, I told you about Molly, the leader of the crash survivors. Now meet Yoshi, the rebel. He’s being shipped back to his father in Japan where he’s already in a ton of trouble for having stolen...

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HORIZON Giveaway 3

Posted by on Jul 9, 2017 in Uncategorized | 15 comments

Thanks to all who entered last week’s giveaway. The week 2 winner is: *** Michelle Miranda *** If you’re just joining me for the summer, each week I’ll do a random drawing for a book from the HORIZON series. Book 1 was written by Scott Westerfeld, and my book 2, DEADZONE, will be released on Sept 12, 2017.   To enter this week…. Because there are only two months left, it’s Social Media Week. Will you share the following news on your favorite social media site (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, etc)? One entry per share, so you...

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HORIZON Giveaway 2

Posted by on Jul 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | 22 comments

Thanks to all who entered last week’s giveaway. The week 1 winner is: *** Kari Hardy *** If you’re just joining me for the summer, each week I’ll do a random drawing for a book from the HORIZON series. Book 1 was written by Scott Westerfeld, and book 2, DEADZONE is mine and will be released on Sept 12, 2017.   HORIZON tells the story of a group of kids who are the sole survivors of a plane crash somewhere over the arctic. But as they explore their environment, the crash site is anything but arctic. Danger awaits them at every turn…...

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HORIZON Giveaway 1

Posted by on Jun 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | 34 comments

Here’s the scenario: You and a small group of friends are among only a few survivors of a plane crash somewhere over the arctic. The other survivors include a know-it-all, a rebel, and two sisters who don’t speak a word of English. Also, the landscape around you is anything but arctic. And the creatures that emerge from this jungle environment take danger to an entirely new level. This is the premie of Scott Westerfeld’s book, HORIZON, the start to an exciting new series that will keep readers on the edge of their seat. Seriously, I...

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Movie News…

Posted by on Mar 29, 2017 in Ascendance Trilogy, movie | 182 comments

Hi all. I know this won’t be the post you wanted to read, but I promised to put everything here first. Paramount Studios will not be renewing the contract for the False Prince movie. There have been some significant changes at the studio over the last month, and those changes have affected their plans for this project. That said, the book still lives and might otherwise get picked up elsewhere. The best thing you can do to encourage another studio’s interest is to recommend the Ascendance Trilogy to other readers and show...

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HORIZON Winners!

Posted by on Mar 12, 2017 in Uncategorized | 17 comments

Congratulations to the three winners of HORIZON by Scott Westerfeld. They are: Nyaisha Brown Caity Megan Higginbotham           If you didn’t win, you can still get your own copy of the book. They are available in your Scholastic Book Fair, or hardcovers will be released into bookstores on March 28th. If your local or school library doesn’t have a copy and you want to read it that way, then ask them to order it in.           I hope you’ll read this book for two reasons. The first is because it’s genuinely awesome....

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HORIZON Giveaway

Posted by on Feb 26, 2017 in Uncategorized | 61 comments

On March 28th, Scholastic will launch its next Multiplatform series, HORIZON. Readers, I want you to check out this book because it is made of awesome! Summary: When a plane crash-lands in the arctic, eight young survivors step from the wreckage expecting to see nothing but ice and snow. Instead they find themselves lost in a strange jungle with no way to get home and little hope of rescue. Food is running out. Water is scarce. And the jungle is full of threats unlike anything the survivors have ever seen before — from razor-beaked...

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WRATH OF THE STORM releases today!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Uncategorized | 93 comments

It’s today! WRATH OF THE STORM releases today! If you’re just getting started, check out the Mark of the Thief book trailer! No more delays! It’s time to read the complete series! You can buy it at your favorite bookstore, or go online to get a copy, or request a copy from your local library. Indiebound Barnes and Noble Amazon Indigo This is the third and final book of the Mark of the Thief series. In which you find out… **** SPOILERS BELOW **** What happens to Nic after the temple’s collapse? Who does Aurelia...

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WRATH OF THE STORM Winners!

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Thank you to all who entered the giveaway for a signed copy of WRATH OF THE STORM, particularly for your kind words. I had expected to hear about your favorite scenes from the books, but the additional compliments to me were very generous and rewarding. And because you all were so awesome, I added in two more winners for a total of seven! The winners of the WRATH OF THE STORM giveaway were drawn at random and emails have been sent to each winner. They are: Cheryl (commenting on Jan 22) Katie Reilley Bryce Christiansen Jennifer Hurley-Coughlin...

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WRATH OF THE STORM Giveaway!

Posted by on Jan 22, 2017 in Giveaway, Mark of the Thief, Uncategorized | 105 comments

UPDATE: If you haven’t started this series yet and want to give it a try, book 1, MARK OF THE THIEF, is on sale right on for Nook or Kindle for $1.99!   I know I’ve been quiet for a couple of months, but it’s for good reasons – revisions, research, writing – lot of exciting stories on their way to you! It’s kept me so busy, I almost missed telling you about the release of the third and final book of the Mark of the Thief series – WRATH OF THE STORM. Due out on January 31st! Here’s the...

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