Thursday, July 10, 2014

Show Your Love of NA Paranormal

Going in to last week's NA Crush Tourney, Tristan of my Soul Savers Series was the last supernatural hero remaining in the tournament. As someone who loves the New Adult age category for books, I found this disheartening. There is so much potential for the category to expand into all of the genres, not just contemporary romance and erotica. That's for another post, though.

For Tristan's next round in the Tourney (Tuesday, July 15), my team and I want to make it all about YOU and the NA paranormal world. Specifically, Tristan's world. Announcing...



SINK YOURSELF INTO THE SOUL SAVERS WORLD


  • Have you always wanted to tell a story that takes place in the Soul Savers World?
  • Are you an artist and would like to share how you see the Soul Savers World and/or the characters in it?
  • Do you have special talents in photography or creating awesome videos?
  • Are you a songwriter, poet, crafter, etc., who's been inspired by Tristan, Alexis, or any part of the Soul Savers World?

Submit your work and win!

Share your love for NA paranormal and the Soul Savers World and showcase your talents, too! We will have a special Facebook event to share the submissions so people can vote on their favorites. There will be multiple prizes awarded, including a Kristie's Choice Award picked by me (in case that wasn't clear) and an Authors' Choice Award selected by the authors who will be participating and offering up prizes at the event.

Top prizes will include:

  • A signed paperback of Promise with annotations throughout the book (handwritten notes by me)
  • A replica of the pendant Tristan made for Alexis
  • A Soul Savers Ultimate Fan Swag Bag full of signed books and awesome swag like a coffee mug, t-shirt, sachet of Tristan Scent Chips and more
  • A signed set of the Soul Savers books (including Books 6 & 7 when they release)
  • Gift cards and more!


HURRY! SUBMISSIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY
MIDNIGHT ET, SUNDAY, JULY 13TH!!!!

Possible Categories (subject to change depending on submissions received):

  • Short Story Fan Fic (no more than 5,000 words)
  • Poetry
  • Songs
  • Photography
  • Videos
  • Drawings
  • Paintings
  • Digital Art
  • Tattoos
  • Crafts

Rules:

  • All entries must take place in, tie into, or be inspired by the Soul Savers World. Can be characters (current ones or ones you make up as long as they're in the world), settings, objects (i.e., Alexis's pendant, Vanessa's trunks), symbols and logos (i.e., Amadis mark, Daemoni symbol/logo) or anything else you come up with that's relevant to the world.
  • All entries must somehow tie into the New Adult age category (defined here: http://naalley.blogspot.com/p/about.html). If there are people/characters, they need to be appropriately aged. If you're submitting a visual art piece, music, or a video, make it so that it would appeal to this age group.
  • All entries must be submitted to inga.kupp@gmail.com no later than Midnight Eastern Time, Sunday, July 13, 2014.
  • Written word entries (fan fic stories, poetry, songs, etc.) cannot exceed 5,000 words.
  • All entries become the property of Kristie Cook, and she may share it publicly with credit given.
  • All entries will be posted anonymously for fair voting. Entrants' names will be announced at the end of the event.
  • Entry categories, prizes, and prize categories are subject to change prior to the event starting on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, depending on submissions received.
  • Entrants will be notified by email if there are any significant changes to the event.
  • Open internationally.


Wednesday, June 25, 2014

It's All About Tristan

This happened...



I am back from utopYA Con 2014 on a total high. It was such an amazing experience, even without the award. If there is any possible chance you can make it next year, I recommend it to all writers (published or not), bloggers, and readers. It's not just a conference - it's an experience.

Anyway, THANK YOU to everyone who voted for Tristan! This wouldn't have happened without you, the readers and fans. You all amaze me and totally rock my world. You all have my heartfelt love and appreciation.

In related news, Tristan is once again part of the New Adult Crush Tourney at NA Alley. Eek! He went to the second round last year. How far can we get him this year? He gets a bye for the first round, so his first match is on July 8. If you're interested in helping out, our advocate, Inga at Me and Reading, has formed a special street team - #KnightRiders. Anyone can join. Here's the link: http://www.ingasilberg.com/2014/06/nacrushtourney-advocate-for-tristan.html



And talking about hot fictional men, S.T. Bende, author of the super-amazing Elsker Saga and creator of the to-die-for Ull, and I are hosting an event tonight on Facebook that you must come to. Seriously. It's going to be epic, especially if you like hot guys. And prizes. There will be giveaways. Join us for a fab and fun time that will lead to incredible dreams. SHH...Super Sekrit Hottie Event

I'll be keeping you up-to-date on the Crush Tourney. If you want to follow the brackets, here's the link: http://naalley.blogspot.com/ Thank you in advance for your votes! *big unabashed grin*

Monday, May 19, 2014

Release Day! The Space Beyond is LIVE!

Release Day Blitz!

Today is release day for The Space Beyond (Part Two in the Book of Phoenix)!! If you haven't read The Space Between (Part One in the Book of Phoenix), it's on sale for 99c! (Links below) - Join me, along with author Lynn Rush, whose book Absolute Zero releases on May 21st, in our 3-day DUAL RELEASE CELEBRATION starting TONIGHT with several guest author appearances! https://www.facebook.com/events/509122122526573

We also have a GIVEAWAY to share with you!! Look for how to enter down below!

The Space Beyond 
Part Two of the Book of Phoenix
Author: Kristie Cook
Release Date: Currently Available




Hearts break, souls shatter, love lies in The Space Beyond...

As members of the Phoenix, Jeric and Leni are thrust into their new lives, expected to lead Earth’s Guardians. But Leni struggles with trusting her own soul, and Jeric is more concerned about keeping Leni safe than meeting others’ demands. When Darkness swarms Lake Haven, they embark on their first mission with little preparation and no idea which soul the Dark hunts.

Born and raised in Lake Haven, Bex hopes to escape her small-town life, ideally in the arms of her soul mate. She knows he exists, and her heart aches with the need to find him. When her long-lost mama calls to announce she's knockin' on death's door, Bex reluctantly makes the trip to see the uncaring bitch (bless her heart), only to be knocked off her feet by the sexy and charming Dr. Mason Hayes. Is he really The One?

Leni’s soul felt an instant connection to Bex, but if Bex found her soul mate, she isn’t their mission. So who is, and why does Leni instinctively feel drawn to her? Can Leni even trust her intuition? And will Jeric step up and lead when the time comes or continue to hold them back?

If they don't learn to trust themselves and each other quickly, Darkness will claim them all…along with the rest of Earth’s souls.


Other books in the series:
The Space Between
Part One in the Book of Phoenix
Author: Kristie Cook

Currently Available

Where: Amazon US | Amazon UK | B&N | iBookstore | Kobo

When life falls to pieces, answers lie in The Space Between...


Leni Drago can't make a smart decision on her own, according to her mother anyway--the few times she's tried resulted in disaster. When her uncle sends her on a dance tour in Italy to find her real self, she returns to an empty home and any evidence of his existence wiped out. Then things get even stranger, like the mysterious appearances of Jeric Winters--inked, pierced and a hit-'em-and-quit-'em type. He's one decision that should be easy for Leni. Or is he?


Jeric doesn't do girlfriends. Unless they're someone else's. He left the fighting cage and modeling for a reason, and girls who want more than a night of fun are distractions he doesn't need. Especially when they come with as much baggage as Leni carries. But he can't shake the gut feeling that he needs to know her. All of her.


To discover the truth behind their connection and their ties to a journal from 1989, they must face painful secrets from their pasts. And they must do so quickly because their own existences are falling to pieces.


This first part of The Book of Phoenix takes you on a heart-wrenching ride as you discover the answers that lie in The Space Between.



The Space Within

Part Three in the Book of Phoenix

Author: Kristie Cook

Release Date: July 14, 2014

here: Amazon | B&N | iBooks | Kobo (all countries)


When Darkness threatens, what matters most lies in The Space Within...
Completing a mission that reunites Guardian Twin Flames turns devastating when the Book of Phoenix throws Leni and Brock into a Dark world, leaving Jeric and Asia behind. They count on their other halves to rescue them, but when that doesn’t happen, they must fight through the Darkness and find a Gate that will take them home.

Except all of Earth’s Gates are sealed.

Enyxa, ruler of Darkness, and her horde of Dark souls storm the Gates to push their way through to Earth. While Leni and Brock fight Enyxa on their side, Jeric and Asia must figure out how to save their Twin Flames without jeopardizing all of Earth’s souls. Through it all—and with a little help from Enyxa—Brock and Asia begin questioning their relationship and whether they’re truly meant to be together…or if they’re two Lost souls forced to become one.

If the Broken dyads don’t find each other fast, they’ll be lost to the Dark forever. But to reunite means choosing themselves over all of Earth’s souls. Can Jeric make that decision? And will Brock and Asia find the love they both desperately crave? Or are they all doomed to perpetual Darkness?

Discover how it all ends in The Space Within, the explosive conclusion to The Book of Phoenix trilogy.

About the Author:
Kristie Cook is a lifelong, award-winning writer in various genres, from marketing communications to fantasy fiction. She continues to write the Soul Savers Series, a New Adult paranormal romance / contemporary fantasy, with Promise, Purpose, Devotion, Power, and the latest release, Wrath, book five, available now. She’s also written a companion novella, Genesis: A Soul Savers Novella, which details the compelling history of her Soul Savers mythology. Over 300,000 Soul Savers books have been sold, with Promise peaking at #54 on the Amazon Top 100 Paid list and at #1 in the Amazon Fantasy category.

Kristie’s second series, The Book of Phoenix, is a New Adult paranormal trilogy. The Space Between is currently available, and The Space Beyond is releasing May 19, 2014, andThe Space Within will be available Summer 2014.

Besides writing, Kristie enjoys reading, cooking, traveling, and riding on the back of a motorcycle. She has lived in ten states, but currently calls Southwest Florida home with her husband, three sons, a beagle, and a puggle. She can be found at:

Author's Website & Blog: http://www.KristieCook.com

UK Fan Site: http://www.kristiecookfansite.co.uk
The Book of Phoenix Website: http://www.TheBookofPhoenix.com
Soul Savers Series Website: http://www.SoulSaversSeries.com
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/AuthorKristieCook
Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/kristiecookauth


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