Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Great Things Keep Coming

Title: The 13th Floor Complete Collection
Author: Christine Rains
Genre: paranormal romance

Release date: October 13th, 2013

Blurb:
Six supernatural tenants
Living in a haunted apartment building
On a floor that doesn't exist.

Six novellas telling their tales.

A retired demon acquires a price on his head.
A werewolf is hunted by her pack.
A modern day dragonslayer misses his target.
A harpy challenges Zeus for the soul of the man she loves.
A vampire is obsessed with a young woman he can't find.
A banshee falls in love with someone who's death she has seen in a vision.
And a sweet ghost must battle a primal monster to save them all.

All the stories take place at the same time intertwining their lives together on the 13th Floor.



  
Author Bio:
Christine Rains is a writer, blogger, and geek mom. She has four degrees which help nothing with motherhood, but make her a great Jeopardy player. When she's not writing or reading, she having adventures with her son or watching cheesy movies on Syfy Channel. She's a member of Untethered Realms and S.C.I.F.I. The 13th Floor series is her first self-published series. She has eight novellas and twenty-one short stories published.

Website -Blog-Facebook-Twitter-Goodreads 

Father dragon will be hosting lovely Christine Rains in October 30th and then the cave will be REALLY hot again. Mark it in your calendars!


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eBook: $0.99 USD
Publisher: Vine Leaves Press
ISBN 10: 0987593102
ISBN 13: 9780987593108
Language: English
Edited & Compiled: by Jessica Bell

Contributing authors:

About Jessica Bell:
The Australian-native contemporary fiction author, poet, and singer/songwriter/guitarist, Jessica Bell, also makes a living as an editor and writer for global ELT publishers (English Language Teaching), such as Pearson Education, HarperCollins, Macmillan Education, Education First and Cengage Learning.

She is the co-publishing editor of Vine Leaves Literary Journal, and the director of the Homeric Writers’ Retreat & Workshop on the Greek island of Ithaca.

Connect with Jessica online:


Tree of Life: Chimera starts today. Another collaborative writing challenge organized by awesome Samantha Geary. Click on the first link to learn more about this great challenge. It is really fun and there are prizes involved. 

Besides, today she's featuring Alex J. Cavanaugh's book CassaStorm and there is also a prize there. You only have to leave a comment! 

36 comments:

  1. Christine's cover rocks and honored to be part of the anthology. And featured on Samantha's site!

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  2. Changing the collection cover so that it doesn't, like the individual volumes, look like a romance book makes me more interested. Because there are many things I will read, but a romance book is not one of them.

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    1. Somehow didn't think you were the romance type, hahaha. It's okay Tony. There's something for everybody!

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  3. Hi, FD,

    I hope you are well.

    Congrats to Christine, Jess, and Samantha ... all the best ladies!

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    1. Thanks Michael! Hope you're doing better too. :)

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    2. Yes, Al,

      I am... the cast come off today and I can type again! YAY! Still have to wear a splint and do physical therapy for a month or so, but at least I can take the splint off in leisure times. YAY, again...

      I hope all is well with you, too!

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  4. Really great things!
    Congratulations to Jess and Samantha!
    I have the 13th Floor Series by Christine and need to get my behind settled down to enjoy reading them soon! My calendar has been marked ;)

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    1. Your big day approaching, we'll have to set fires for you too. Dragon hugs!

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  5. I hear fabulous things about Christine's stories. I have one on my kindle waiting on slow little old me to read it!

    Love the idea of the anthology too. It's also a must read!

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    1. All we need is time, isn't it? The good reading is already there. ;)

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  6. Thanks for the shout-out! I'm very excited to feature Alex today--he's offering a signed copy of CassaStorm to one lucky commenter!! Can't wait to see where this project goes:) And thank you, Al, for being a guest judge for this Flash Fiction Challenge:)

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    1. Thank you for inviting me, Sammy. It's an honor and a joy.

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  7. I've read half of Christine's excellent series and can't wait to own the complete set!

    Also congrats to Jessica. This sounds like a worthwhile investment for lots of us.

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    1. No doubt it would be a good investment, plenty of experience there. happy to see you Nick!

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  8. ive purchased indiestructible and am so glad Christine's complete collection is finally out!
    Nutschell
    www.thewritingnut.com

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  9. Love both of these (all of these?). Very worth the $$ and the download! :)

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    1. I do agree with you, Melissa. Dragon Hugs!

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  10. Thank you so much for helping with the cover reveal. I can't wait to visit the cave next month. :) Indiestructible is an amazing book. Very inspiring.

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    1. You're welcome, Christine. We'll have a great party ;)

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  11. Great things indeed! Looking forward to the cave getting 'hot' once more! Christine, only recommendation - double up on the antiperspirant! Other than that have fun and just know the dwarves are shameless flirts!

    Oh and have my copy of Indiestructible too! Excellent! And the Tree of Life - anther awesome challenge - back to work!

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    1. Hahahaha, do not scare her, Yolanda. The good thing is that they do have good manners ;) Dragon Hugs!

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  12. Yet more talent revealed. I am a bit bothered about the story about the dragon-slayer though...

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    1. Don't worry, it is not *this* dragon or anyone of my clan. :D Dragon hugs!

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  13. Yay for Christine. And I already bought Indestructible. Tree of Life is new to me though.

    Have a good weekend Sir.

    ........dhole

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    1. You too, Donna, thanks for supporting! :)

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  14. Christine has been all over the blogosphere!
    Indiestructible sounds indie-licious... can't wait to tuck into it!
    Tree Of Life is an AMAZING initiative! Samantha rocks!
    Writer In Transit

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    1. Big time for our friends. Thanks for coming Michelle! Dragon hUgs!

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  15. So many great books and projects out there. Thanks for sharing them, Al. And as always, SHs.

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    1. Spam Hugging to you too, Julie. Double one!

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  16. Great to see you promoting all this wonderful stuff. It's an easy to keep your feet wet and in the loop as you journey through this rough period.

    M.L. Swift, Writer

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    1. Thanks my friend. Hope you're doing better. Remember we have some pending business, just when you feel up to it. Dragon Hug!

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  17. I love Christine's stories and I can't imagine a better cover for her collection. Perfect! And the anthology has so many talented authors, can't wait to read it. Lots of great things for sure. :)

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    1. I do think they should be in the Must read list indeed. Thanks for visiting and Dragon Hugs!

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  18. So many great things going on! Sorry I didn't stop by here sooner Father D. I've been locked away in the writing cave. Ugh. :s
    Got my copy of Indiestructable already! And Christine is a doll.

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