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Wings of The Fallen is Released!

I am excited to announce that Wings of The Fallen, the Huntress Chronicles Part I, has been officially released!

I’m also happy that I finally feel comfortable enough to discuss this book. I think every author can become protective over their work and since I went through a bit during the writing process with this one, it’s been almost cathartic to see it finished.

This particular story popped into my head after I moved back to Charleston, SC. I wanted to set a series in my adopted hometown and the minute I started to brainstorm, the story slowly came to fruition.

That was over three years ago.

Unfortunately, I kept pushing this project to the side. The Hidden Realm Series became more of a pressing priority and I can honestly say that I wasn’t quite ready to write Wings of The Fallen just yet.

When I did start writing, I am ashamed to admit that I lost the story after a few chapters. I had to step away and I realize now it was because I needed some time off from writing altogether.

After a few months though, the words flowed and the entire book came together exactly how I wanted it to emerge. Not only did the first trilogy wove itself perfectly in my brain, but the idea for two more trilogies also sprung from my mind.

For a writer to lose their way and have doubts they will ever write again, make no mistake, it is traumatic, but also humbling. I think this is why I have felt so protective of this story and why I haven’t wanted to talk about too much.

The first book is simply about a woman finding herself. She was lost in grief and then she is overwhelmed with startling truths. If you take away the magic and mythology, this is what the story boils down to in a nutshell.

Through trial and error, Sloane finds herself and also discovers just how strong she really is as she journeys on this remarkable path.

I am beyond happy and excited to share with you the start of her story. I have become slightly obsessed with these characters and I hope you will as well!

Blurb:

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. – Socrates

Sloane Bowman has left everything she has ever known behind. After her mother and father were both killed in a mysterious accident, she flees her home, searching for peace in her grief-stricken state of mind and shattered soul. Almost immediately, she encounters two strangers who point her in the direction of Charleston, SC.

The historic city intrigues her, but before she can catch her breath, a long-forgotten person from the past reveals himself to her and her life is turned even more upside down. Sloane finds herself plunged into a world of incredible myths and ancient legends. A world she had only ever read about in books was now her reality.

The truth about who her parents were in a former life and what this means for herself, overwhelms and distresses her at first, but she conquers those fears and she must not only accept her lineage, but also her fate.

Her newfound family provides her with the help and support she desperately needs, but a devastatingly handsome and dangerous vampire challenges her at every turn. Sloane discovers not only who she is meant to be, but also the true meaning of trust and faith as she navigates down this treacherous new path.

 

You can purchase the e-book or the paperback version (or both!) below!

Welcome to Charleston and I hope you enjoy the Holy City and all that lies beneath it as much as I do!

 

https://www.amazon.com/dp/1980915008/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1524570132&sr=1-2&keywords=wings+of+the+fallen

 

~Shannon

 

 

 

 

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What I’m Reading & Watching this Summer…

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I receive a lot of questions about being a writer. One question that is almost always asked of me, is what am I reading right now and what do I recommend.

I don’t like to recommend books because every person has different tastes in books and genres. I pretty much will read anything you put in front of me, except for scary-wet-my-pants horror.

I won’t read it, so don’t ask me.

Here is list of what I have read this summer so far. It’s not a big list since I have been incredibly busy, but I do always find time to read.

 

DC Universe Rebirth: Yes, I read a comic book. My boys are in the business after all and I am also researching my next project. I actually enjoyed it, although probably because it was a major event in my house when it was released, but it was interesting.

Don’t laugh!

 

Eternal Vows: I have a confession. This book has been sitting in my Kindle library for some time now. It was a freebie and I finally after about 2 years got around to reading it. I enjoyed it. You never know what you’re going to get with a freebie, but this one was pretty good.

 

Harry Potter 1-7: I read the entire Harry Potter collection almost every summer. It’s a rite of passage for me.

 

Red Queen: I just finished this book a month ago and I am obsessed with it. On to the next!

 

The Paper Magician: This was a fun read and it truly is for all ages.

 

The Alchemyst: Where has this book been and why have I not read it before now? I am now on to book two!

 

Awakened Moon: Yes, I read my own books, especially when I am getting ready to edit the next book in the series. It really helps me get into the groove and also makes me remember anything I might have not mentioned in the next book as I edit.

 

What I’m watching…

I don’t know why I was worried about this series not being as good as the books. Holy Smokes!

My first thought when I finished with the last episode of season six was, I can’t wait to watch it again.

 

Yes, we are a big DC Comics household and I don’t care what anyone says, I liked Suicide Squad. It was fun and I thought it was even better the second time around.

 

 

This is an excellent adaptation of Jane Austen’s novella Lady Susan! Highly recommend!!!

 

 

So, I watch Real Housewives. Yup, I admitted it to the world. My favs are New York, Beverly Hills, The O.C. and Jersey. In that order.

I know I should be ashamed, but I’m not.

 

I love watching sports and the Olympics are two weeks in which I can be a sports nerd to my hearts content.

 

 

It’s summer. It’s baseball season and I am more often than not watching the Red Sox almost every single day.

I’m from New England and it’s in my blood.

 

~Shannon

 

 

Enchanting Wick is Released!

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Oh, I have waited a long time for this book to be published. I was writing Gracie and Wick’s story when I started¬†The Fairy Door.¬†Don’t misunderstand me. I adore Liliana and Killian. I think their story is one of the sweetest I have ever written, but there’s just something about Wick…

It was exhilarating to develop a character that is the very definition of an anti-hero. His insanity became my joy and I loved writing Gracie. She is the perfect compliment to his personality and I fell in love with their story.

Yes, the sex scenes are a bit more graphic, but I felt they needed to be with these two lovers. I don’t think they are any more scandalous than what is out there now as far as stories go and I stand by with what I wrote.

I hope and pray that my readers will love them as much as I do. I also hope they will forgive me for the slight cliff hanger at the end…

 

 

Book Blurb:

*Enchanting Wick*
*The Hidden Realm Series Book Three*

Gracie Donahue was a thoroughly modern woman in the human realm, but that all changed when she happened upon a fairy door and entered the magical world of the hidden realms.

Gracie should have been content with her new life. Her best friend, Liliana joined her in Fairyland months ago and Lil was now the queen. She had pursued her dream of owning her own bridal shop and she was now looking forward to opening another store in the vampire realm. She had a new family that she adored and she loved the beauty of her new home.

Life should have been perfect for Gracie, but something was still missing.

One fateful encounter changes her whole world and it will plunge her into a passionate love affair like no other.

King Warwick of the vampire realm is known as the mad king. His methods are outrageous and his deranged actions are well known throughout the land. He is captivated by Gracie the instant he lays eyes on her and he will stop at nothing to have her in his bed.

Their erotic encounters shake them both to their jaded cores, but can they find a deeper connection as danger surrounds them or will the fiery flames of desire prove to be too much for both of them?

Join Wick and Gracie in this enchanting tale!

 

*For readers +18 and up*
*This book contains excessive profanity and graphic sexual scenes. It is not intended for those that are offended by offensive language and explicit sexual descriptions*

*This book is intended for those that have a sense of humor and a dirty mind. It caters to readers that like their heroines to have a naughty mouth and that also adore crazy,anti-hero kings who will sweep them off their feet.*

 

 

Download Now!!!

http://www.amazon.com/Enchanting-Wick-Hidden-Realm-Three-ebook/dp/B01722CYUM/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1445636311&sr=1-1&keywords=enchanting+wick