Sonya Loveday

Let me build you a world you can fall into.

Work in Progress Blog Hop Challenge

I was recently nominated by Andrew Toynbee, my friend across the pond,  to share my opening sentences with everyone who reads my posts.

In this challenge I’m supposed to post, as required, the opening sentence from each of the first three chapters of my current WIP, ‘End Note’, book 2 of The Six Series. Not sure if the title will change yet, for now it’s a good working title ;)

This particular book is the sequel to The Summer I Fell, book 1 of The Six Series – and while we’re on the subject of ‘The Six Series’, I feel that I should clarify something for you. ‘The Six Series’ by no means, means 6 books for the series – in fact it is named so for Ace, Jared, Mark, Josh, Eli and Aiden …hence, The Six Series. To date, I have several ideas of what’s to come after book 2, but nothing set in stone.

 

Okay, let’s get on with it, shall we?

 

Chapter One:

I tapped my credit card against the counter,sure there had to be some sort of mistake. “Can you check again?”

 

Chapter Two:

Standing in the middle of the parking lot, I realized two things.

 

Chapter Three:

The entire back wall of the bus was lined with wire-mesh lockers.

 

Cryptic huh?  *insert evil laughter here*

 

Thank you, Andrew, for nominating me. This was fun :)

Everyone, please take a few minutes to check out Andrew’s blog. I’ve mentioned his book A Construct of Angels before on my Facebook page, but I’ll mention it again…or well, I just did. I loved it, and can’t wait to feast my eyes on the next book,  A Vengeance of Angels!

And now for my nominations:

Candace Knoebel

Stephanie Hurt

Sabina Bundgaard

#getsixed

 

 

 

 

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Cover Reveal ~ After Day One by Benjamin Levi Seims

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After Day One by Benjamin Levi Seims

Publisher: Booktrope

Expected Publication: December 9, 2014

Genre: Dystopian, Science Fiction, Action & Adventure

2083, John Howe a genetic, and cybernetic, enhanced cyber operations solider who came

home After Day One only to find the country he fought for broken, and his wife and son

murdered. By 2096 he rebuilt his home and was trying to live a comfortable life on the

outskirts of the Free Territories, the Pacific North West.

That was before Sierra and Quinn. The twin thirteen year old orphans he was saddled with the

minute he saved them from a fat, greasy, gypsy couple holding them. Now he’s a man who is

just trying to get rid of them before they all end up dead.

As fate would have it, a super soldier and two kids with abilities that could save the country,

and maybe earth, are going to be hard to separate.

The world is fragmented and looking for a hero. Some heroes come in rough packaging.

 

 

Ben  SeimsAbout the Author

I live in Wenatchee, WA with my wife and our three teenage boys. I work full time as a Cardiac Nurse and I am currently an Officer in the Washington Army National Guard. After Day One is my first full length Novel and is the first book in a planned trilogy.

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Romancing September #RomancingSeptember – Day 2

Originally posted on Rosie Amber:

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Welcome to Day 2 of Romancing September Across The World Tour. Today our guest is Sonya Loveday. Catch up with more from Sonya in a few hours with the second part of our tour when Stephanie chats to her.

The Summer I Fell

Where is your home town?

I was born in Presque Isle, Maine. I lived there for 10 years until we moved to Chicopee, Massachusetts for a brief 15 month period. St. Cloud, Florida is where I’ve spent the majority of my life.

How long have you been writing romance?

The Summer I Fell is the first NA/Contemporary romance that I’ve written to date. My other books are considered paranormal romance.

What is your favourite sub-genre of romance?

Honestly I don’t have a ‘favorite’ because there are so many great sub-genre’s out there!

Tell us about Riley’s childhood

A good majority of Riley’s life it’s just her and her dad. It’s a good thing her…

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Early Release! Unlit Star by Lindy Zart

Unlit Star

by Lindy Zart

 

 

Blurb:

Rivers Young was the popular guy untouchable by reality. He was like a star—bright, consuming, otherworldly. The thing about stars, though, is that they eventually fall, and Rivers Young was no different.

He fell far and he fell hard.

Delilah Bana was the outcast enshrouded in all of life’s ironies. Alone, in the d…ark, like dusk as it falls on the world. When Rivers fell from the sky, she was the night that caught him. In the darkness, they found one another. Together they melded into something beautiful that shone like the sun.

Only, the greater the star is, the shorter its lifespan.

 

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Available now!

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Excerpt:

“You could always come work at the flower shop with me. I’m sure your flower arrangements would be extraordinary.”

“You’re really not as funny as you think you are, you know that?”

“I’m funnier,” I say, poking his stomach. A tiny light blinks above his shoulder and I grab his arms and whirl him around. “Look! It’s a lightning bug.” I bounce on the balls of my feet.

He looks over his shoulder at me. “You act like you’ve never seen one before.”

“I love lightning bugs,” I breathe. “I used to spend hours every summer catching and releasing them.”

“Like a true fisherman of bugs.”

I squint my eyes at him. “Come on—let’s catch some.” Without waiting for his answer, I skip forward, turning in a circle as I catch blips of glowing orbs in that magical time between partial dark and full. I spy one in the grass by my feet and reach a hand down, holding still as the bug lands on my fingers. “Go on, little buggy, go home before the storm comes.” It flies away, lighting up as it goes, and I smile as I straighten.

His breath tickles the side of my neck as he says, “You are the sweetest version of quirky I have ever had the pleasure of seeing in motion.”

I laugh softly. “Thank you. Glad you got to see me in action.”

He wraps his arms around my midsection and rests his chin on my shoulder. “Don’t ever change.”

“I do what I want,” I say, just to say it.

Rivers’ hold tightens. “That’s the exact thing I don’t want to ever change about you.”

 

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Find Lindy here:

Youtube.com/channel/UC5WgLJegmQj4Y5SF-0AGAiw

Twitter.com/LindyZart

Facebook.com/LindyZart

Goodreads.com/author/show/6573131.Lindy_Zart

Lindyzartauthor.blogspot.com

Listen to the playlists for Lindy’s books on Spotify.com

Get an ebook autograph from Lindy at Authorgraph.com

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Safe in the Pirate’s Arms by Stephanie Payne Hurt

New Release from Stephanie Payne Hurt!

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Synopsis

 Her breath caught in her throat as the white sails came into view. She watched The Lady sail into port grandly. Although it was a known Pirate ship she couldn’t help but admire it.
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He wanted to see her again. He’d only caught site of her quickly on the docks. Who was she? She’d been like a breath of fresh air.
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Their fates were entwined. Although he was deemed a pirate by most, those that knew him were aware of the truth.

He would protect her

With his life.
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Their lives were changed forever the moment she stowed away on his ship.

Available on Amazon!

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About the Author

Stephanie3Stephanie Payne Hurt has been writing stories since she was a teenager. She writes romance ranging from contemporary, historical, paranormal and christian. Along with writing she’s an accountant, Children’s Minister, wife and mother to a teenage son. She lives with her family in Georgia. She loves to hear from her fans.

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