Feature & Giveaway: The Iron Locket by Samathan Warren

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Synopsis

She was raised to hunt faeries. He was raised from the dead.

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Aiofe Callaghan comes from a long line of faery hunters. Hired by one of the faery queens, they protect the human world from chaos and destruction. But when Aiofe stumbles through an open door into the land of Faery, she discovers the job isn’t as simple as it seems, nor is she.

Arthur Pendragon spent centuries in blissful nothingness, until the day the four queens banded together to raise him from the dead. Along with his twelve most talented knights, he leads the warring armies of Faery against the greatest enemy they have ever known: one of their own.

Can they overcome their differences to confront the greatest challenges either of them have ever faced?

 

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Excerpt:

Turning his horse around to face the throng of bodies behind him, he addressed the armies, hoping his voice would carry enough to be heard by at least half of them. “Down below us lies a fierce battle, one beyond anything many of you have ever seen. Do not fear. For while the enemy may be strong, we have fate on our side, and she will not abandon us. The vile witch Leanansidhe has taken your lands, killed one of your kings. She would enslave you if she could. Fight for your Queens, fight for your freedom. Fight to the death!”
He pumped his sword on the last word to emphasize his point and his knights roared. A few cheers went out through the rest of the crowd, but most of the faeries simply looked at him with a mixture of amusement and annoyance.
Arthur’s shoulders slumped as his eyes darted over the crowd. He was used to his speeches being met with a resounding rumble of excitement, soldiers cheering and stomping their approval, weapons being drawn as the adrenal began to build. Compared to the armies he was used to, the creatures before him were somber and emotionless. He feared they did not carry the same drive to win that they needed.
“Humans and their speeches.” Eden snorted beside him. She gave him a wry smirk and a shake of the head before kicking her horse hard in the flanks. As it plunged over the edge of the precipice, the telltale shnink of a blade being drawn echoed back to him, followed by a battle cry. That was all the faeries needed.
Following her lead, cries ululated around the area, far surpassing the rumble he had hoped for. He and his knights followed Eden down into the valley, not so much by choice but because the mere surge of bodies behind them forced them forward. They reached the edge of battle much quicker than Arthur anticipated. As he plunged into the fray, he sent up a quick prayer, hoping that some god somewhere would hear him.

 

MonkeyHatPolaroidAbout the author:

Samantha Warren is a fantasy and science fiction author who spends her days immersed in dragons, spaceships, and vampires. With her pet dragon, Anethesis, she ventured to the ends of the universe, but the cost of space travel cut into her sock fetish fund, so she sold her ship and returned home. When she isn’t writing, she’s milking cows or trying to feed them Pop-Tarts. She spends a lot of time in her weed patch (aka: garden), watching any show featuring Gordon Ramsay, or posting random things on her blog (http://www.samantha-warren.com).

Connect with Samantha:
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Giveaway!!!!

Samantha has graciously given us two e-book copies of The Iron Locket to give away!  The e-book format is winner’s choice and to enter, all you have to do is leave a comment with a valid e-mail below!  Winners will be chosen on Friday May 24, 2013 by random.org.  Good luck!

Misty graduated from Capital University in 2005 with a degree in English Literature. She is an avid reader and is the owner of The Top Shelf

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6 thoughts on “Feature & Giveaway: The Iron Locket by Samathan Warren

  • May 18, 2013 at 5:42 pm
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    this sounds interesting would love to grab a copy, either for free or by purchessing it in the future.

  • May 19, 2013 at 6:48 am
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    Sounds like a worthy read. Too bad Samantha had to sell her ship.
    🙂

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:13 am
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    Sounds like a good book. Looking forward to reading it.

  • May 19, 2013 at 10:35 am
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    I got hooked on these types of books. I cant wait to read it.

  • May 29, 2013 at 12:25 pm
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    Congrats to Kacey and Doug Dutcher! I’m so sorry for the delay. I was feeling under the weather 🙁 I’ll be e-mailing you shortly with how to claim your book 🙂

  • June 2, 2013 at 10:23 am
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    Winners have been e-mailed! Please check your e-mail and just in case check your spam boxes! 🙂

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