The Glass Man has a new cover! #coverlove

I’m madly editing the first darlings I ever shared with anyone outside my family. I have to admit, it’s surreal crawling back into Lila and Liam’s world. There are scenes I remember so vividly they’re carved into my brain, and others I have no recollection of. It’s like going through a box of old photos, laughing and crying at the memories they stir.

Hopefully, if life is kind to me, I’ll be releasing The Glass Man 2.0 in July 2017.

For those who have already read it, I hope you’ll love this shinier edition. Never heard of Parthalan? Well, let me introduce you to someone who adores him as much as I do.

“Adams writes [Parthalan] as witty, arrogant and strangely charming, while still forcing you to loathe him.” ~ Bookshelfery

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My name is Lila, the last of the Grays. The Glass Man murdered my family seven years ago, and I’ve been running ever since. He finds me in my dreams and tells me I’m not human. I argue with him, because it’s absurd. So what if I can sense and control other people’s minds and change my appearance at will? It doesn’t mean I’m like him.

I try to save lives, while the Glass Man kills on a whim. When he’s close, I feel our combined potential, like a nuclear bomb with the power to wipe out the human race. Maybe that’s why he’s looking for me. Or maybe he wants to kill me, too. Before my time runs out, I have to find out why mother left me her music box. It holds answers–I know it.

Although I’m tired, I have to keep moving. Keep scrounging for food. Keep dodging bullets. Keep ahead of him. It should be an easy decision, if not for the part of me that wants him as badly as he wants me.

 

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{Winner} Lila Gray Trilogy

My Rise of the Magi book tour has finally come to a close.  I had so much fun visiting the blogs of generous people willing to put up with me for a day or two. 

Before I get to the lucky winner of my prize, a signed set of paperbacks, I’d like to thank those who helped me spread the Lila-love around.

You are all awesome!!!!

Julie Reece

Katherine Skye

Recent Read.com

Kindleobsessed.com

Lovey Dovey Books

Addicted to Heroines

Jeanz Book Read ‘n Reviews

Karlacc-bookaddict.blogspot.mx

L. S. Murphy

Emi Gayle

Paulettes Papers

Burningximpossiblyxbright.blogspot.com

Jennifer M. Eaton

Mythical Books

Rebecca  Hart

Terri Rochenski

Have You Heard Book Review

Long And Short Reviews

Nicole Zoltack

Caffeinated Book Reviewer

Bitemybook.com

J.C. Martin

LRAtRandom.blogspot.com

What the Cat Read

Aimee Laine

Magluvsya03.wordpress.com

Dark Obsession Chronicles

Known to Read

And now for the drum roll please…

And the winner of the signed copies of the Lila Gray trilogy is:

Konstanz Silverbow

Congratulations!  I’ll be in touch soon to arrange shipment of your prize.

{Release Day} Rise of the Magi #giveaway

Rise of the Magi

It’s finally here!  Rise of the Magi, the final installment of Lila’s story, is now on virtual shelves everywhere.  I hope you love it as much as I do.

Today kicks off my month-long blog tour.  To see all of the amazing folks who are participating, please click my tour button above.

First, Lila faced the Glass Man, the egocentric king of the fae who had been hunting her since she was thirteen.

Second, Lila dealt with the Shadowborn and the near-loss of Liam.

Now she’s about to discover her entire purpose, why she lived the horrors she did, like losing her entire family and what the prophecy about her is really about.

Here’s the deets on the book, and at the bottom, check out the giveaway.

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In a battle of wills, who is strongest? The one who hates or the one who loves?

In a test of faith, who will fight the hardest? The one who has everything to lose or the one who believes only in herself?

For Lila Gray, the answer is both. For the Magi, the questions are pointless since they can’t lose, and they’ve been waiting since before Lila’s birth for this one moment. Lila only needs to find them to understand her entire purpose in life. This time, though, instead of protecting her people, Lila may be leading them all, including her unborn child and the man she loves, to their deaths — and not by accident.

In the ultimate trial of heart and soul, and the conclusion to the Lila Gray series, Lila will learn that the greatest weapon of war is herself, with one ultimate unknown. For which side will she fight?

Series:  Lila Gray, book #3

Genre:  Urban Fantasy

Publisher:  J. Taylor Publishing

Keywords:  fae, faeries, elves, selkies, fantasy, urban fantasy, romance, romantic, dryads, paranormal.

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GIVEAWAY – INTERNATIONAL

What can you win?  Only the entire set of Lila Gray paperbacks.  Signed.  Neat, right?

What do you have to do?  Simply click on the rafflecopter link below and follow the instructions on the page.

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Thanks for stopping by to help me celebrate this epic day where Lila and Liam’s story is finally all told.  Here are some links if you would like to pick up a copy.

PURCHASE LINKS

Amazon.com | Barnes & Noble | iTunes

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{Book Trailer} Rise of the Magi

Only three more months before the conclusion of Lila and Liam’s story.  You’ll learn more about those around her.  Parthalan, Nix, Andrew, Brigh, Neve and Cas.  Even Gallagher’s past will be revealed in this one as Lila struggles for answers to her Magi problem among other things.

Very soon, you’ll know how it all ends.  I hope you love it as much as I do.

While you wait for June to roll around, here’s a little teaser for you this fine winter morning.

Enjoy!

{Excerpt} Rise of the Magi #lilagray

*wiggles*  I get to share my first taste of Lila Gray’s final installment, Rise of the Magi.  Yes!  In only four and a half months or so, you’ll all know how her story ends.

I already miss Lila.  She was the easiest of all my characters to write because, essentially (without the fae powers of course and a few other aspects I made up) she is me.  My voice, my aversion to touchy-feely hug everything in sight, suffer in silence type.  She will always be my first, and I’ll never forget her.  Yeah, yeah, I know she’s fiction!

It’s possible I’ll revisit her world again some day but for now at least this will be your last chance to escape with Lila, Liam, Brigh, Cas and the rest of the gang.

I’ll leave you today with this tease.

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Excerpt – Chapter 1

I choked on the black fear unfurling in my soul, brought on by what would come, what always assaulted me the moment I slipped into unconsciousness. It was stupid to think I could run from it for a third night, but shreds of hope were all that had kept me sane. Primal, cold and so dark it blotted out my Light.

Sleep, more terrifying than anything I’d faced yet, claimed me again.

Standing on the balcony of the new fae castle, I gazed over winding rows of ancient shifter houses, each quiet and seemingly content in slumber, in a night that wasn’t dark. Dark and light all at once—a perfect balance, as if the world hadn’t yet decided which side would win, until the red clouds rolled and curled across the sky like blood spilled into water. Flames, intelligent and ravenous, spread from the east, ready to consume everything and everyone until nothing but ash remained. Heat licked at my skin, growing hotter. Knowing it was only a dream didn’t keep sweat from pearling along my face and neck or the blue streak of profanity from escaping to color the air. Heart thundering, I gripped the railing while I stared at the coming storm, brain frozen with the puzzle I hadn’t yet solved.

What are you trying to tell me? What am I missing?

From below, shrieks invaded my ears, thundering across the land until they rose into a deafening clatter of sound. The houses came alive with light, moaning as fae spilled into the cobblestone streets and stared skyward before scattering, each filled with agony and despair deep enough there would be no escape from it. Dying. They were dying. My own scream built in my throat, to tell them I would fix it somehow, that I would save them, but it couldn’t find an escape. Nor would my body obey my commands to move, to help them. To do something. Anything.

The scene changed as it always did. I stared down from far above, my limbs turned to torches of white fire. A globe of light around me cast a white wash over the city, over the fae who still ran in every direction.

From me.

I am the storm.

Wings pounding against the wind reached me a moment before a giant snowy owl arrived to hover before me, those golden eyes shining with rage and fear, both inducing immense relief that Liam had come and blinding horror with some distant knowledge that he should have run, too.

My scream pierced the silence as a wail let loose from his beak.

No. No!

“Wake up, Lila. Please, wake up!”

Warmth on my arm jerked me awake.

Damn near hyperventilating, I scrambled out of bed and landed on my hands and knees on the hardwood without a stitch of clothing on, unsure if the room spun or if I was just dizzy. When Liam approached, his eyes haunted and glassy, a chilled realization hit me and stalled my breath until my lungs ached with need. What if the storm hadn’t been a dream?

Rise of the Magi Goodies

The year is winding down.  What a whirlwind, eventful, exciting year for me on the writing front.  Book 2 of my Lila Gray trilogy released … what was it, three months ago already?  In a short six month time, book 3 will be out. 

It seems inconceivable to me that it’s already time to share all of my Rise of the Magi goodies with you, but the day has finally arrived.

Check out my pretties!RiseOfTheMagi-Book-Cover

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Aren’t the colors pretty?

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Aren’t they awesome?  I’m so excited for the Lila Gray fans out there to read this one.  Sad, too, that my time with Lila is almost over, but happy with how it all turns out.  I hope you are, too.

{Cover Reveal} Rise of the Magi – Lila Gray 3

This cover reveal is kind of sad for me.  Showing off the pretty is always my favorite moment, and this is the last time I’ll get to do that for Lila Gray.  😦

 

The good news, is that this last of my babies will be available in June of 2013, and you’ll all finally know how her story ends.

 

Check out the amazing cover that is so representative of the tone and flavor of the novel it’s scary.

Rise of the Magi by Jocelyn Adams

 Rise of the Magi

by Jocelyn AdamsRelease Date: June 4, 2013
Target Reader: Adult
Keywords: FantasyFairy

Back of the Book

In a battle of wills, who is strongest? The one who hates or the one who loves? 

In a test of faith, who will fight the hardest? The one who has everything to lose or the one who believes only in herself? 

For Lila Gray, the answer is both.For the Magi, the questions are pointless since they can’t lose, and they’ve been waiting since before Lila’s birth for this one moment. Lila only needs to find them to understand her entire purpose in life. This time, though, instead of protecting her people, Lila may be leading them all, including her unborn child and the man she loves, to their deaths — and not by accident.

In the ultimate trial of heart and soul, and the conclusion to the Lila Gray series, Lila will learn that the greatest weapon of war is herself, with one ultimate unknown. For which side will she fight?

So, what do you think?  I hope you check it out and love it as much as I do.

LINKS: 

URL: http://www.jtaylorpublishing.com/books/28

Other Books in this series include:

The Glass Mann (#1)

Into the Unknown Anthology – Tempted (#1.5)

Shadowborn (#2)