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Cover Reveal and Giveaway: SENTIENT – Book Two of The Mentalist Series

Drum roll, please…TADA!

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As promised, this is the cover for Sentient – Book Two of the Mentalist Series. Like it? I really hope so! It’s supposed to follow on from the theme of Aversion’s cover. Thanks to everyone who got involved in the design process. You know who you are…love you guys to bits!

Now for more book info –

Book Description:
Mastering her Progressive Empath abilities isn’t going as well as Gemma hoped. In fact, months after finding out what she really is, she still has no clue what this truly means. All she can do is wait to see if any new abilities will eventually manifest. Things aren’t going great with Russ either. Unsure of how to handle her Sentient Link with him, she tries to integrate herself in his busy social life but struggles to adjust to her new circumstances.
When she is plagued by recurring nightmares, Gemma realises things are changing and knows she has to do something, fast. The arrival of two sets of strangers in town, both offering the much needed assistance she needs to unearth her powers, escalates the situation even further. Gemma attempts to decipher whose intentions are genuine, but does she have enough time to figure out who has her best interest at heart?
Genre:
YA Paranormal Romance

Expected Release Date:

28th October 2013

Goodreads Link

And finally, the giveaway. One lucky reader has the chance to win a $20 Amazon Giftcard and three readers will be able to win e-copies of Sentient as well.

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Sentient Cover Reveal Announcement

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Hi everyone
Big update for readers of The Mentalist Series. I am pleased to announce the cover reveal for Sentient, Book Two of The Mentalist Series, is set for next Monday 30th September! Woohoo! This won’t be much of a surprise to observant followers of my Facebook fan page and Twitter account but I figured I should let everyone else know 🙂 Thanks for your support over the last few months. It’s been really appreciated.
Now for even more exciting news. To commemorate the big day, there will be an opportunity for one lucky reader to win a $20 Amazon Giftcard and for three readers to win e-copies of Sentient. Exciting stuff, right? The cover will be revealed across a number of amazing blogs and there will be links to enter the giveaway from those blogs. I’ll also post a direct link to the giveaway so watch this space! O, and spread the word if you can.
See y’all in a week!

When Worlds Collide

Earth Impact Explosion From Space courtesy of Victor Habbick_FreeDigitalPhotos.net

A few weeks ago, I was a guest at a wedding and was surprised to see a familiar face amongst the security guards at the reception venue. At first my brain couldn’t place where I knew the man from, then it clicked. I walk past him almost every day on my commute to work. Actually, that’s putting it lightly. I do more than walk past him; I have become an unwitting observer of his life. I know what his wife and kids look like because I’ve seen him pushing his daughter in her pram with the rest of his family walking alongside. My mastery of European languages is poor but I think he’s Polish because I’ve heard him speaking to his wife a couple of times. This might not be a lot of information but it’s plenty to know about someone I’ve never spoken to.

This is probably why my brain couldn’t reconcile seeing him in a completely different context on that Saturday afternoon. Family man, yes. Security guard telling people to move away from the entrance, no. The question that came to mind after the shock of seeing him was “what’s the etiquette in that kind of scenario?” If I’ve noticed him over the last year or so, there is a chance he’s noticed me too. Did he recognise me? Continue reading