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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Cover Reveal: Defiance (Brilliant Darkness Book 2) by A.G. Henley

Cover design by (the fabulous, professional, efficient) Robin Ludwig Design Inc.

I had so much fun meeting Aimee (aka AG) in person at the UtopYA conference! She's even more fun in real life, and it's always cool to find out particulars about your online friends that just confirm all the reasons you liked them in the first place. :)

Here's her new book, the sequel to her popular debut novel, Scourge.

THE DEFIANCE (Brilliant Darkness, #2)

Suspicion Trust. Fear Compassion. Hate Love.
Fennel and Peree learned the truth: the Scourge, and their world, is not what it seems. Determined to guide their people to safety, the couple must convince them that everything they believe is a lie.
An impossible task, especially when someone seems hell-bent to try anything, from animal sacrifice to arson, to destroy Fenn and Peree’s new bond and crush the frail truce between the Groundlings and the Lofties. Not everyone wants to uproot their lives in the forest, and those who stay will be left terribly vulnerable.
Fenn and Peree’s unyielding resolve to be together and the constant threat of the Scourge’s return pushes both groups to the breaking point. Unable to tell friend from foe, Fenn must again decide how much she’s willing to sacrifice to ensure the people of the forest’s future.
Only this time, the price of peace may be too high to bear.

Publication Date: July 29th, 2013

Author Bio:
A.G. Henley is the author of the BRILLIANT DARKNESS series. Her first book, THE SCOURGE, was a finalist for the 2013 Next Generation Indie Book Award.

A.G. is also a clinical psychologist, which means people either tell her their life stories on airplanes, or avoid her at parties when they've had too much to drink. Neither of which she minds. When she's not writing fiction or shrinking heads, she can be found herding her children and their scruffy dog, Guapo, to various activities while trying to remember whatever she's inevitably forgotten to tell her husband. She lives in Denver, Colorado. Learn more at

Author Links:
Website | Facebook | Goodreads


  1. Thanks for participating in the cover reveal, Susan! You are as awesome in person as you are online. I enjoyed our conversations very much - highlight of utopYA con!

    1. My pleasure, AG! And it was a delight to meet you too!


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