Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Release Event & Giveaway: A Matter of Truth (Fate #3) by Heather Lyons

Synopsis:

Not long ago, Chloe Lilywhite seemingly had it all: a prized spot on the Magicals’ Council as lead Creator, a loving fiancé and Connection, and a wealth of good friends. But the poised young woman she projected was nothing more than a façade. Her parents all but disowned her. Power plays and accusations of murder within the Council rocked her confidence. And most difficult of all, her secret, a secondary Connection to Jonah’s twin brother, Kellan, became painfully impossible to resist. Desperate to gain control over her rapidly unraveling existence, Chloe did the unthinkable: she ran away.

Now living and working in Alaska under an alias, Chloe is slowly discovering who she is and, more importantly, who she wants to be. But the more she tries to leave the Magical world behind, the harder it becomes to stay hidden. The Elders are back with a vengeance, and the stakes have never been higher. Chloe finally has to make a choice: embrace her pre-ordained Fate or pave her own way in the worlds. One thing’s for sure, though—she’s finally up for the challenge.

*This is a New Adult title, suitable for readers 18+.



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About Heather Lyons:

Heather Lyons has always had a thing for words—She’s been writing stories since she was a kid. In addition to writing, she’s also been an archaeologist and a teacher. Heather is a rabid music fan, as evidenced by her (mostly) music-centric blog, and she’s married to an even larger music snob. They’re happily raising three kids who are mini music fiends who love to read and be read to.

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Excerpt:

Although my natural inclination is to clam up, I know it must have been tough for Will to just let that all out. So I lean my head against his back and admit to him something I haven’t done before. “Nepal reminds me of somebody I love.” I swallow the growing lump in my throat. Even now, four months in, it’s incredibly difficult to talk about Jonah. “I was sad today because when I heard some people talking in the diner about Tibet, I thought of this person, and of what Nepal means to him.” I take a deep breath and count to ten, because saying this next part is like stabbing myself in the gut. “I miss him so much it makes it hard to breathe. Sometimes it’s hard to move on, when memories refuse to let you go.”

Will’s voice reverberates through me when he quietly asks, “Did he die?”

I tell Will a lot—but I cannot talk anymore about Jonah with him. With anyone, really. All he knows is that love has broken me, too, and that I’m in no place to even contemplate a relationship. So much of me wants to open the floodgates, though, let Will into the dark parts of my heart like he’s slowly been letting me in, and someday I will do just that. It’s just . . . I need more time. I shake my head against his back. There is no more Tell Me for the rest of the night.

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14 comments:

  1. I haven't had a chance to read thats why I'm entering!! Thanks

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  2. I have not read the book yet so I am unsure...but if I were magical I would like to be able to hear thoughts

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  3. I have not had the pleasure to read these books yet

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  4. I havent had the chance to read this series yet!

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  5. I haven't had the chance to read this series yet, but if I were magical I would like to hear thoughts...

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  6. Team Kellen. I would like to able to spread love

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  7. I have not read the series but would love to!

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  8. I haven't read yet so I don't know, but I would like to read these books.

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  9. I haven't read this series yet so I'm not sure what team I would be on! If I had any kind of magic, I would love to be able to hear and speak into other's minds

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  10. I haven't read this series yet but I can't wait! It sounds so good!

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  11. I haven't read these yet, either, but they've been on my wishlist for awhile, so I'd love to win this...thanks for the chance :)

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  12. I have not read them yet but they are on my to read list.

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