Sunday, May 22, 2016

Claudette Melanson's RIPTIDE Cover Reveal

RIPTIDE

By Claudette Melanson
Book Three of the Maura DeLucaTrilogy

Coming June 27, 2016

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Maura has never felt so alone in her life…nor has her existence ever been so overshadowed by peril …
Not only do both her parents—her distant but loving mother and recently- returned father—remain absent from her life, but due to the hideous error in judgement executed in collusion with her best friend, Valdamir, and adoptive sister, Susie, Maura has been cut off from the pair’s friendship and support, forbidden by both her father and the fallout from the dire outcome to see either of them. The heartbreak she suffers, brought on by the weight of these estrangements, is only intensified by the continued mysterious absence of her supernaturally-destined mate, Ron…whose disappearance delivers grave consequences Maura would have never dreamed possible…

Despised by her vampire cousin, Aldiva, for reasons Maura cannot yet comprehend, the young changeling will be forced to guard her back with every step, as she comes to realize this member of her vampire family would love nothing more than to bring about her demise. Aldiva’s wrath calls forth other members from both Vancouver covens, forcing them to rush to Maura’s aid—even though her father, their king, has expressly forbidden the other vampires to initiate contact with his daughter. Will her extended family on Vancouver Island obey, abandoning Maura to her doom, or will they instead rebel against Maxwell’s wishes in order to save her life? 

In addition to the menace personified in her unsolicited enemy, the unlikely vampire princess will find herself drowning as she is pulled down into the depths of a far more devastating crisis…one which may condemn her to a fate she considers much more undesirable than death. But in order to tear herself free from the deadly pull which is drawing her under, Maura must enlist the help of her preternatural family, exposing her newfound friends to a danger none of them have ever had the misfortune to face before.  Can she be saved or will the riptide drag Maura under…along with those she loves the most…
In this third and final book of The Maura DeLuca Trilogy, the reader will delve even deeper into the secrets guarded by Maura’s father, the mystery of Ron’s role in her life and the identities of the mysterious Vancouver Island Coven members who have, up until now, remained hidden in the shadows. This trilogy rounds out the segment of Maura’s life during which she discovers she is a member of The Born—a human destined to complete her transformation into a vampire! This series of young adult fantasy novels has been enjoyed by readers of nearly every age and are found by them to be dramatically different from any other vampire books they have read in the past. Discover a magical world filled with fae, angels, elves, pixies and other enchanting creatures in addition to two families made up of some of the most likeable vampires—for the most part—to ever exist.

The MAURA DELUCA Trilogy

Book One                                         Book Two
https://www.amazon.com/Rising-Tide-Innocence-DeLuca-Trilogy-ebook/dp/B00IHN4S00?ie=UTF8&qid=&ref_=tmm_kin_swatch_0&sr=   https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00PL245YO/ref=series_rw_dp_sw
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Claudette Melanson writes & edits in Kitchener, Ontario, with her husband Ron and four bun babies: Tegan, Pepper, Butters & Beckett. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a BA in English and an MA in Literature. She's wished to be a Vampire since age five. She hopes to one day work full time as an author, since there are many, many books living inside her head.

In her spare time she enjoys watching Japanese Anime and reading vampire stories....along with other great fiction. She is also very interested in good health and is an advocate of Ketogenic eating, using whole and natural foods. Her favorite foods are bulletproof coffee, cashew flour crust pizza and treats made with xylitol and almond, coconut or cashew flours.

Future dreams include writing many more books and spending more time with her son Jacob. Her biggest dream is to make Universal Halloween Horror Nights a yearly event with hubby and son. A Rabbit Rescue fanatic, she also hopes to help rescues all over the world save many innocent lives.



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5 comments:

  1. Thank you so much, Dii for featuring this cover reveal. Rachel Montreuil has done it again, and I really appreciate your sharing her beautiful artwork. I hope everyone is excited about the release of the 3rd book and can't wait to hear what everyone thinks after reading it. Much love to all! <3

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    1. It is always a pleasure to share your work! You do so much for others, I'm not sure how you have time to write!

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    2. I've actually had to do a little less sharing the past couple of months to get Riptide finished. Trying to get through the edits I got back as we speak. I always feel bad about that, but sometimes it becomes necessary to finish a book! Thanks so much again <3

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  2. The cover of Riptide is completely gorgeous and one of a kind!!! ❤️

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    1. Thank you so much! Rachel Montreuil is a true artist!

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