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Saturday, 19 April 2014

GABRIEL STONE AND THE WRATH OF THE SOLARIANS BlogTour & Giveaway


Challenges of writing book two
It was definitely a bit of a challenge to write book two of Gabriel Stone, albeit a fun challenge. When writing a sequel, it’s important to try to write it as though somebody could be reading it without having read book one. So you want to get enough info in there so the particular reader isn’t lost, but also not have too much backstory that it gets boring of course.

Also, finishing off this series was bittersweet. I absolutely loved writing the characters again. It really does feel like meeting up with old friends and hanging out. So cool. But it was also sad to write the ending and say good-bye to those guys. I’ll always love those characters so much.

Thanks,
Shannon


The Books

Gabriel Stone And The Wrath Of The Solarians by Shannon Duffy
Book 2 of the Gabriel Stone series
Genre: urban fantasy


About Gabriel Stone And The Wrath Of The Solarians:
Gabriel Stone is back from Valta, but the adventure is just beginning! His friend Tahlita is trapped in Willow Creek with no memory of Valta. Gabe, Piper, and Brent are determined to reunite Tahlita with her father. Yet even as they do, Prince Oliver arrives asking for their help. Menacing forces known as the Solarians have kidnapped the Empress and Princess and are threatening the lives of humans everywhere. Along with talking tracker monkey, Finley, the friends battle vampire mermaids and a living, blood-filled lake in their quest to save the Empress and Princess. Even with cool new powers, Gabe discovers their strongest weapon is their friendship as they battle the Solarians and rescue a cursed white witch—who may be the only one who can save Valta.
Source: Info in the About Gabriel Stone And The Wrath Of The Solarians was from the press kit from the publicity team.

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Gabriel Stone And The Divinity Of Valta by Shannon Duffy
Book 1 of the Gabriel Stone series
Genre: urban fantasy


About Gabriel Stone And The Divinity Of Valta:
Gabriel Stone is a twelve-year-old boy still reeling from the unsolved disappearance of his mother. With a dad who’s hard to relate to, and mounting pressures at school, Gabriel lets off steam by hiking in the place where his mother was last seen. There, Gabe and friends find a crystal that proves not only beautiful, but magical beyond their wildest dreams. Only, magic and beauty come with a price: in order to return home, they must save the dying world of Valta.
Source: Info in the About Gabriel Stone And The Divinity Of Valta was from the press kit from the publicity team.

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Meet The Author

About Shannon:
Author of MG and YA books full of adventure. I grew up on the east coast of Canada in the province of Newfoundland and now live in Ontario with my husband, one awesome boy named Gabe, and two amazing dogs. I love writing, reading, working out, shopping, and traveling the globe.



Giveaway
  • Four (4) winners will receive an ebook copy of Gabriel Stone and the Wrath of the Solarians by Shannon Duffy (INT)
  • One (1) winner will receive an ebook copy of Gabriel Stone and the Wrath of the Solarians by Shannon Duffy AND a $10 Amazon Gift Card or B&N Gift Card – Winner’s Choice (INT)
  • Ebook with Swag (US/Canada only)


2 comments:

Cyndi F said...

Hi there, this book looks good, i have yet to read it but i do look forward to reading it thank you so much

Mollie Katie said...

This book looks really fun! Thanks for hosting this giveaway!

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