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Friday, March 29, 2013

Cover Reveal: Beware of the White by Kai Strand

Fellow writer and friend Kai Strand has a cover reveal going today for her upcoming middle grade fantasy adventure, Beware of the White (releases May 17th).
As is tradition, Terra learns on the Saturday past her twelfth birthday that she is a Natures Spirit. It is her legacy to serve in the peaceful underground city of Concord. Learning she is named in a prophecy and being threatened by the leader of the death tribe…that part breaks tradition. 

The Trepidus are the death janitors of the Underworld, responsible for delivering fatalities with a smile and cleaning up after themselves, until Blanco, recent leader of the Trepidus, decides the day of reckoning for his species is coming. He begins organizing the creatures and leads them toward an uprising. The prophecy says there is one person who can stop him. Terra.

With Spirit of Security, Frank, protecting her, Terra attempts to complete her training and discover her Spirit talents. Together, they go on a rogue investigation to learn how to defeat Blanco. In the end, it comes down to a battle of the minds. The future of Concord is at stake. Will Blanco, the older, more experienced being win? Or will Terra, the young, new Spirit earn back the peace of the city?
From The Author
This book has been years upon years in the making and is a labor of love for Kai. Reluctant heroine, Terra, and crush worthy hero, Frank, join forces to defeat the über creepy bad guy, Blanco. But as the leader of the death tribe can he even be defeated?

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  1. Thanks for helping me spread my cover love, Susan. I love seeing my characters come to life and then getting to share it with everybody! If any readers have any questions, fire away! I'm happy to answer them.

  2. I've seen this cover all day long. Congratulations to Kai!!


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