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The Breeders by Katie French- GET YOURS FREE
“When the Breeders come for ya, there ain’t no escape. They strap ya to a bed and all ya hear is the thud of your heart and the cries of your friends as they wheel ya down to hell. Then the doctors come. You squeeze your eyes shut and pray you can forget. But ya never do.”
Sixteen-year-old Riley Meemick is one of the world’s last free girls. When Riley was born, her mother escaped the Breeders, the group of doctors using cruel experiments to bolster the dwindling human race. Her parents do everything possible to keep her from their clutches– moving from one desolate farm after another to escape the Breeders’ long reach. The Breeders control everything- the local war lords, the remaining factories, the fuel. They have unchecked power in this lawless society. And they’re hunting Riley.
When the local Sheriff abducts the adult members of her family and hands her mother over to the Breeders, Riley and her eight-year-old brother, Ethan, hiding in a shelter, are left to starve. Then Clay arrives, the handsome gunslinger who seems determined to help to make up for past sins. The problem is Clay thinks Riley is a bender– a genderless mutation, neither male nor female. As Riley’s affection for Clay grows she wonders can she trust Clay with her secret and risk her freedom?
The three embark on a journey across the scarred remains of New Mexico– escaping the Riders who use human sacrifice to appease their Good Mother, various men scrambling for luck, and a deranged lone survivor of a plague. When Riley is forced into the Breeder’s hospital, she learns the horrible fate of her mother—a fate she’ll share unless she can find a way out.
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Praise for The Breeders
Kindle Book Review, 2014 Kindle Book Awards Semifinalist
Over 45,000 downloads so far. More than 300 four and five star reviews. Top Ten in Free Kindle Teen & Young Adult Science Fiction Dystopian Romance.
“This is an Excellent book that should be published the writing is that compelling and suspenseful.” — The Book Runner, Amazon Vine Voice Reviewer
“Wow, just wow! I started reading the sample for The Breeders and before I was even halfway through it, I stopped and bought the book. I was completely enthralled after the first few pages.” — Amazon Reviewer
Virulent by Shelbi Wescott - GET YOURS FREE
Lucy King is only an hour away from embarking on the most incredible vacation of her life: White sandy beaches in a tropical paradise, snorkeling and sunbathing in peaceful tranquility. But as Lucy looks forward to her trip, a sinister plot is unfolding that will demolish the world as she knows it.
An unknown bioterrorist group unleashes a virus that virtually wipes out the earth’s population—leaving Lucy, and a small faction of survivors, trapped inside her high school to wait out the apocalypse. War, looting, and death wreak havoc outside the school; inside, the students must contend with a tyrannical and paranoid principal and their own struggles of being orphaned, frightened, and unsure of what the future will bring.
What begins as a basic fight for survival turns into a search for answers that will challenge everything Lucy has ever known about her life and her family.
Virulent is the first book in the Virulent trilogy, an enthralling post-apocalyptic adventure that takes you from the end of the world to the formation of a new society.
Praise for Virulent: The Release
“My favorite part was how realistic and authentic Wescott is about to make her characters. It is clear from the specific detail and the way she shapes her setting that Wescott knows her way around a high school. She also knows a thing or two about teenage minds.”
— Underground Book Reviews
“Great characters, amazing descriptions, suspense and the beginnings of a great conspiracy mark this beginning to a series that I look forward to following. I can’t wait for book two.”
— Cherie of Cherie Reads
The Scourge by A.G. Henley - GET YOURS FREE
Seventeen-year-old Groundling, Fennel, is Sightless. She’s never been able to see her lush forest home, but she knows its secrets. She knows how the shadows shift when she passes under a canopy of trees. She knows how to hide in the cool, damp caves when the Scourge comes. She knows how devious and arrogant the Groundlings’ tree-dwelling neighbors, the Lofties, can be.
And she’s always known this day would come—the day she faces the Scourge alone.
Praise for The Scourge
“Looking for a trenchant, imaginative, beautifully written novel to read? Look no further: it’s The Scourge, by A.G. Henley.”
— Sarah Cloots, former editor at Greenwillow Books, imprint of HarperCollins Children’s Books
“The prose flows smoothly and easily but there are much deeper issues lying beneath the surface of the story that are captivating and will hold the interest of readers of any age . . . I was quickly transported into the world of The Scourge and plummeted breathlessly toward the resolution. This is a very good book and a good look at just what science fiction can achieve when in the hands of a capable writer.”
— Josef Hernandez, Examiner
“Lovable and relatable heroine? Check. Swoon-worthy, kick-butt hero? Check. Compelling romance that makes your heart melt and toes curl? Check. Captivating story and fascinating world? Check. Eagerly anticipating the next book? Check, check, check.”
— Refracted Light Reviews, blog review
Contributor by Nicole Ciacchella - GET YOURS FREE
When the Great Famine threatened the existence of mankind, the Creators saved humanity. Humanity has been their loyal subject ever since.
This history has been ingrained in seventeen-year-old Dara Morrow since her first day of Creator-sponsored school. Grateful for the life-giving necessities her Creator provides, Dara is thrilled to be one of three students chosen for an elite, year-long apprenticeship program. Now is her chance to prove herself a devoted Contributor.
But Dara’s competition is ruthless and will stop at nothing to win the competition. Worse yet, her exacting master has little patience for her.
Then Dara’s mother is seriously injured, and Dara realizes the price of being a Contributor: once you’ve outlived your usefulness, you’re discarded. Can Dara learn to manipulate the system to save not only herself, but everyone she loves?
Praise for Contributor
From the world of dystopia comes something different – The Contributor. A society set wherein all must either contribute or be nothing at all. Very intense story line with a daunting theme. This is a great read and I can not wait to see what happens in book 2.
Mindblowingly good. This book is brilliantly constructed.
— Kelly Walker
The Torturer’s Daughter by Zoe Cannon - GET YOURS FREE
When her best friend Heather calls in the middle of the night, Becca Dalcourt assumes it’s the usual drama. Wrong. Heather’s parents have been arrested as dissidents – and Becca’s mother, the dystopian regime’s most infamous torturer, has already executed them for their crimes against the state.
To stop Heather from getting herself killed trying to prove her parents’ innocence, Becca hunts for proof of their guilt. She doesn’t expect to find evidence that leaves her questioning everything she thought she knew about the dissidents… and about her mother.
When she risks her life to save a dissident, she learns her mother isn’t the only one with secrets – and the plot she uncovers will threaten the lives of the people she loves most. For Becca, it’s no longer just a choice between risking execution and ignoring the regime’s crimes; she has to decide whose life to save and whose to sacrifice.
It’s easy to be a hero when you can save the world, but what about when all you can do is choose how you live in it? The Torturer’s Daughter is a story about ordinary life amidst the realities of living under an oppressive regime… and the extraordinary courage it takes to do what’s right in a world gone wrong.
Praise for The Torturer’s Daughter
“…a great read that plays with your nerves and sets great challenges before its characters…”
— Willing to See Less
“The society created by the author is incredibly oppressive and realistic in all its horror.”
— Le Chat de Bibliotheque
“My day stopped in its tracks once I picked up this novel, racing frantically towards the conclusion and the answers I needed to have.”
— Bookluvrs Haven
The Heartbeat Thief by Ash Krafton- GET IT FOR 99 cents
Haunted by a crushing fear of death, a young Victorian woman discovers the secret of eternal youth—she must surrender her life to attain it, and steal heartbeats to keep it.
Poe meets Austen in this haunting tale of death and endless devotion…
Being the most beautiful debutante in 1860’s Surrey isn’t all that it’s cracked up to be. Senza Fyne knows all too well the expectations set upon a young Victorian woman—and she also knows that, in one fell swoop, death can just whisk it all away. When she meets the mysterious and mystical Mr. Knell, she is offered the chance to escape the chains of Life and Death and to enjoy the bliss of youth and beauty for all eternity.
But that takes magic…and a steep price. She’d have to surrender her life to gain an eternity and she’d have to steal the heartbeats of others in order to keep it.
She has everything to gain if she succumbs to his spell…but knows not what she might lose.
It’s a little bit Jane Austen, a little bit Edgar Allan Poe, and a whole lot of stealing heartbeats in order to stay young and beautiful forever. From the posh London season to the back alleys of Whitechapel, across the Channel, across the Pond, across the seas of Time…How far will Senza Fyne go to avoid Death?
Praise for The Heartbeat Thief
“It’s a supernatural story, but it doesn’t rely on the conventions and themes that have gone before it. To be honest, when I picked it up I was expecting witches and/or vampires, but I found something else entirely. I loved the story and the concept.”
“True to its word, “The Heartbeat Thief” is part Jane Austen, part Edgar Allen Poe. The author revives the best of the style of writing found in the classics: the introspect of characters, lovely allusions comparing characters to nature and life, beautiful alliteration and prose. Mixed with this is a deep foreboding of death, a macabre sensation that follows Senza throughout the story.”
“Beautiful imagery and language shape this intriguing story that spoke to me about the meaning of maturity and purpose in life. Lovely!”
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The Breeders Box Set is here! On sale for a limited time only.
Books One, Two and Three plus novellas Nessa and Clay are all in one place for the first time. Even if you've already got Book One, it's cheaper to buy the box set than Books Two and Three alone.
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The holidays are upon us and I'm sure if you are like me, you're trying to get the best deals you can for your loved ones. Or maybe for yourself. I seem to fall into the trap of "one for you, one for me" mentality when shopping. Either way, if you are looking for free ebooks, look no further. My book The Breeders is now FREE on all platforms. (Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Nobel, Apple, Oyster, Scribd) There are also lots of other great free ebooks as well. Check them out.
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Hello lovely readers. It's December, so in Michigan that means wool socks, hot tea, and wishing to God my parents would have relocated our family to sunny Florida like sane people. In all actuality, it's been a warm fall with pretty great weather. That's why the icy breath of doom, when it comes, may render me useless until spring. (And yes, I know I exaggerate. It's one of my joys in life.)
This month I'm recovering from NaNoWriMo or National Novel Writing Month for you sane people who've probably showered regularly and have not developed a "Jesse Spano from Saved by the Bell" addiction to caffeine. I dedicated myself to writing 50,000 words and I chose to do it on Breeders 5. Riley and Clay are back at it, fighting the good fight, trying to find a path that leads them back together. Betsy and Ethan gets some page time, too, don't worry. And Auntie Bell has some choice phrases that will make a sailor's toes curl. It's great fun writing them again, and the book should be ready by spring. So until then...
New Anthology Now Free!!!!
I am pleased to announce that a short story anthology including one of my brand new stories is now available for free on Amazon! The story is a ghostly tale of two sisters called Deathwatch.
Teenage sisters Charlotte and Georgie stumble into a robbery, and their normal life gets flipped upside down. Worse, when the clerk kills one of the robbers, his face is covered in a supernatural swarm of bugs. Charlotte must be hallucinating. It's the only explanation for the terrible things she's seen. Everyone calls the clerk a hometown hero, but Charlotte's not so sure. Then a dead girl appears in her mirror with clues to the truth, and Charlotte learns there's more horror to this world than she ever expected.
Featuring eight original ghost stories by best selling young adult writers.
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The Fire Sisters is available now on Amazon!
Fennel and Peree are finally together and safe from the Scourge in the protected village of Koolkuna, but on the day of their partnering ceremony, the village children are stolen away. The pair join a search party led by rival Kaiya, the one person who stands a chance of finding the children thanks to her mysterious past. Fenn endures Kai’s scorn, her subtle designs on Peree, the squabbling of the group, and threats of the Scourge, but nothing has prepared her for the warrior women who will steal others’ children to preserve their own existence—the Fire Sisters.
Read THE FIRE SISTERS, the thrilling conclusion to the bestselling Brilliant Darkness series! There are three novels and two short stories now available in the series. The first novel, THE SCOURGE, was a finalist for the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award.
Recommended Series Reading Order:
The Keeper: A Brilliant Darkness Story (novella)
The Gatherer: A Brilliant Darkness Story (novella)
The Fire Sisters
“We lost them.” Derain’s voice buckles with grief. “They left one woman behind to fend us off with her arrows, and then she slipped away in the shadows of the branches, moving like the wind. We searched, but we couldn’t find them again.”
“Then we have no time to lose,” Nerang says. “A search party will leave as soon as possible. Who will go?”
There are a few declarations from the group. I hear Derain, and a woman’s high voice, like birdsong, that I think belongs to Amarina. I worked with her in the gardens. She sounds as breakable as a thin stalk of the maidengrass that grew around our water hole at home, but Kadee told me she’s a skilled tracker and woodswoman who can coax fire out of little more than a handful of damp kindling.
“My brothers and me are going for sure,” Moray growls. I don’t trust them much, but they’re tough and cunning. We need whoever can help bring Frost and the children home.
“I’ll go.” My voice is strong, decided. I feel better for saying the words.
Peree squeezes my shoulders. “I will, too.”
I’m afraid to enter an unfamiliar forest, chasing after a group of kidnapping warrior women. I’m no fighter.
But I want to go for Kora and her family. They were the first to befriend Peree and me when we washed up in Koolkuna, helpless as babies.
I want to go for Thrush, Moon, and Petrel. I know all too well how it feels to lose a brother.
I want to go for Frost. Pregnant and afraid, she risked her father, Osprey’s, rage to free Eland and me when we were trapped in the Lofty trees.
I want to go for Nerang, who saved our lives, and for the anuna, who took us in, even if some might unfairly blame us for this tragedy now.
And… I want to go for Eland. I couldn’t save him. I can still save these children.
Everyone has done so much for us. How can I sit here, enjoying the protection and comforts they secured for us, hoping someone else will help?
I’ll go, and I’ll do whatever it takes to find Kora and the others and bring them home.
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Portia Parrott Book 2 is available now! Only 1.99 for ebook and 6.99 for the paperback. Check it out here.
To celebrate, Book 1 is free for a few days only. Get yours here.
Isn't the cover great? The great Sherrie Savage did it again.
Some of you may not know that aside from writing crazy post-apocalyptic young adult fiction, I also write childrens' books. Some of you may not care, but I'm going to torture you for a minute anyway. (Mwah-ha-ha.) Portia Parrott Book 2 is almost ready to release! Picture me doing a happy dance while my dog barks at me and looks confused. (Book 1 is already out. You want to buy it, you say? Well, go here.) Portia Parrot is up to it again. Here's the blurb to peak your interest.
Another great adventure with--
Portia Parrott Meets the Stinkrays
Portia Parrott loves first grade! Especially when she learns her class is going on a field trip to the Ocean Research Center. Portia can’t wait. They have seastars, crawly dudes, and stinkrays. They even get to touch them! But when Portia arrives at the Ocean Research Center, she’s in for a surprise. Her class is in big trouble. Portia Parrott to the rescue!
Funny and silly, with lots of excitement and a little heart, Portia Parrott will appeal to readers of Junie B. Jones, Clementine, and other fun chapter books. Appropriate for boys and girls ages five through nine and entertaining for parents, too.
Stay tuned for more soon!
“They tell me it’s for the good of humanity. That I’m saving our way of life with my body. They lie.”
Book Four in the award-winning, best-selling Breeders series.
Riley has survived madmen, deranged doctors, and false prophets. Her next task is uniting her
family, which has been ripped apart by Nessa Vandewater, the Breeders’ enforcer. Her boyfriend Clay and brother Ethan are still missing. Only she can find them.
But on her way, Riley is stung by a scorpion. To ease her suffering, Auntie Bell shares the story of Riley’s mother, Janine, and how she escaped the Breeders.
Nearly twenty years in the past, Janine, an obedient Breeders girl, is nearing her seventeenth birthday, and the clock is ticking. She has two months to become pregnant, or she’ll be put out, sold into slavery . . . or worse. When her doctor informs her she’s infertile, she’s devastated. But some doctors lie, and one in particular seems to want Janine for his own . . .
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Katie French is the author of The Breeders, a Young Adult dystopian adventure and Eyes Ever to the Sky, a sci fi romance. Nessa: A Breeders Story, a prequel novelette is available on Amazon for FREE. Sign up for notifications, or like her on Facebook.