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Friday, December 6, 2013

Win an ARC of Third Daughter

First, you may have noticed that the blog has endured some sprucing up! The sidebar is streamlined, the My Books page is substantially more compact (and hopefully informative), and the My WiP page is updated with information about Singularity (my new series). I hope you'll check out the new digs! 

All of this is in preparation for launching TWO books in the next week (hint: check out the My Books page for a sneak peek at Faery Swap, my middle grade fantasy). 

And now... Third Daughter!
RELEASES 12.13.13
Next Friday!
Cover by the Amazing Steven Novak
The Third Daughter of the Queen wants her birthday to arrive so she'll be free to marry for love, but rumors of a new flying weapon may force her to accept a barbarian prince's proposal for a peace-brokering marriage. Desperate to marry the charming courtesan she loves, Aniri agrees to the prince's proposal as a subterfuge in order to spy on him, find the weapon, and hopefully avoid both war and an arranged marriage to a man she does not love.
Third Daughter is the first book in The Dharian Affairs Trilogy (Third Daughter, Second Daughter, First Daughter). This steampunk-goes-to-Bollywood (Bollypunk!) romance takes place in an east-indian-flavored alternate world filled with skyships, saber duels, and lots of royal intrigue. And, of course, kissing.

I'm so excited to finally have Third Daughter out in the wild! Next Friday, I'll have a small (but hopefully fun!) launch party with Third-Daughter-themed prizes. I hope you will love reading the story as much as I loved writing it. If you can't wait to read it, I'm giving away TEN e-ARCs (Advanced Reader Copies)! The ARCs will go out on Tuesday, so you will get it before it releases next Friday!

If you would like to help out with the release, see the options below (in the Rafflecopter) to sign up to host it on your blog. And thank you! 



  1. Congrats on your new book! I've been anxiously awaiting this one.

  2. I'm excited for ANYTHING you write! EEP!

  3. Looking forward to this one! Congrats on the launch!

  4. Yay love your writing! Congrats!!!!!!!

  5. Congrats on your new book - it sounds fantastic! I'll be keeping an eye out for this one! :)

  6. I'm so excited to read this one! Congrats!

  7. This is terrific news! Can't wait to be introduced to steam punk!

  8. I've been enjoying your intriguing pins for this series:) Can't wait to read it! Would love to help promote your launch, too:) Congrats!!!!

    1. Thanks so much Sam! I will send you something Monday or Tuesday! :)

  9. I have been so looking forward to this book. Remember you working on for NaNo last year.

  10. Hooray! As much as I enjoy seeing the early stages of your work, I'm going to love reading something of yours for the very first time in its final and polished form.

  11. This sounds so cool. Congrats on the upcoming release!

  12. It is simply wonderful that you are going to do this. Got it added to my TBR :-)

  13. Congrats on your book. It sounds great. Can't tell though, is it YA, NA, or adult? You might want to clarify that in the blurb.