Penned Con

In case you haven’t heard (which is totally possible as I have been bad about sharing the word) I am going to be at Penned Con in St. Louis in just a few short weeks!!

From September 23-25th I will be at the Sheraton in Downtown St. Louis for one of the biggest Indie signings in our community!

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I am so excited to be able to go this year as it had been a while since I have been able to attend a signing – and I miss seeing all of you awesome people!!

If you are going make sure to come by and say hi – and preorder your books now, as I will have limited copies on hand. If you need tickets, make sure to visit the Penned Con site, or follow me on social media as I will be giving away a few tickets in the next few weeks.

It’s time to get excited, guys! I’m excited to see you all!

The Announcement You Have Been Waiting For…

Screen Shot 2016-08-23 at 3.20.27 PMAfter months of hinting, and having to push back this announcement and everything under the sun – I submitted Crown of Cinders to my agent yesterday.

Meaning – IT’S DONE.

OMG, after almost a year of writing – it’s done.  And I am finally able to announce the date the pre-order will go live…

September 15th 2016

September 15th 2016 is the day the pre order will go up, and less than 90 days after that – the book will go live.

That means, before the year is out – Imdalind will be over.

My mind is still exploding! Want to know how much… watch me ramble 😉

 

Tuesday Again!

Happy Tuesday! That means a teaser is in order.

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But before that, let me just mention an epic giveaway we have in store. I can’t share the details just yet, but it’s going to be so much fun, awesome, and win! Keep watching the FB page or blog for details! I hope to announce it in the next few days and get it started soon. (I bring this up today because there may or may not be extra teasers and sneak peaks involved in the fun!)

So get excited, ok?

And without further delay, I present this week’s teaser…. Enjoy!

She stepped toward me slowly, cocking her head to the side as her corner of her mouth turned up, the wickedness I had seen in her before shining right through. “I wonder what nasty things I can say…”

“Didn’t your mother ever teach you manners?” The growl of my voice broke through the silence on it’s own, ripping through my anger as everything else bubbled underneath, still trapped in the paralysis Ovailia had struck me with. “Or did she just wash your mouth out with soap.”

The shock at what I had said slammed into the girl with a force that wiped the smug look off her face. Shock and anger bristled through her eyes before it was all replaced with a scowl so similar to Ovailia’s I was sure the two had been spending too much time together.

“She did,” Mira snapped, “not sure yours did though.”

“She didn’t. My father made me kill her. He makes people kill a lot of people who didn’t deserve to die.”

All emotion wiped from her face, the gaunt horror that replaced it something I didn’t expect. I expected her usual anger, the usual sneer, but she just stared, the look haunting as she looked beyond me, to something dark, something that was twisting her.

The look sped through me, my pulse increasing as my anger did, everything pumping and moving in perfect harmony as my magic began to ignite, the last of Ovailia’s counter attack leaving.

“He didn’t have to die,” I hissed, letting my emotion press against the little girl, letting it dig into her. Letting it hurt. “You didn’t have to kill him. But I do have to kill you.”

 

copyright 2016 Rebecca Ethington, Imdalind Press, Market Street Books. All rights reserved. Un-edited and subject to change

Thanks so much to everyone who participated in the Imdalind Series Blast. Whether you bought the books, shared the sale, or bought the books and shared the sale – THANK YOU!

Just a little update: During the blast, ALL the Imdalind books stayed consistently at top 5,000 PAID Kindle books. And Kiss of Fire was consistently in the top 500 FREE. That’s awesome. And because of you guys!

As part of the blast, we had a couple giveaways going on. Some rafflecopters, share giveaways, and a participation giveaway for blogs! So very much awesome. We have announced some of the winners on the FB, but still need to announce the winning blog!

So without further delay…the blog winner of the Imdalind Series Blast is…..Nocturnal Predators Reviews Blog!
Woot woot! You win a swag bag AND signed book of your choice from Imdalind!

Thanks for supporting Imdalind!!

Teaser Tuesday 5/17/16

It’s Tuesday!! And, its been a while since I have posted a teaser – and with Crown of Cinders very quickly nearing completion – it’s better late than never.

So, without further display – let’s get to it!

The following is from Crown of Cinders, due out later this year (date to be released), everything is copyright 2016 Rebecca Ethington and Market Street Books. All unedited, and subject to change.

Enjoy!

Jaromir

Stuck in a trap, I lay in bunk, staring into the black noting, knowing I should be asleep – but being unable to do so.

The loud cadence of Mira’s breathing filled the dark like a song, some haunting thing that sound more like a ghost than a human.

Her breathing drowned out the sound of the guard that Ryland had left to watch us. I would have forgotten he was there if not for the commands Ryland had left behind. He had practically yelled them, after all – as if we needed reminding.

Don’t let us leave.

Make sure we sleep.

We can’t leave the bunks.

Even repeating them to myself sent me into a panic, almost as if I could sense what was coming. I just wish I could follow them.

I wish I could sleep.

I wish I could just ignore everything.

Ignore what I had done. Even though I hadn’t technically done it yet.

“Jaromir,” she hissed, my heart falling to my toes.

So much for not having done it yet.

“Do you remember Uncle Yagi?” Her voice was soft as it broke through the dark, the knot in my stomach loosening as the familiar sweet in her voice continued, “Do you remember when we went to go visit him in Russia that last time, before he died?”

The knot was back to the same tense ball of fear, of all the memories she would have picked.

“Yes…” I wasn’t sure I liked where this was going.

Uncle Yagi had cancer, a really scary one, even though I don’t know what kind. He had everyone come visit him… and then he did something. Something bad. I wasn’t sure I wanted to talk about it right now.

Especially in the dark.

“Do you remember how he was when we first got there, how mom thought he was dead?” I really didn’t like where this was going, I could only nod. One sharp head nod as I tried to swallow past the tight constriction in my throat. “He didn’t move, and his skin was so pale. His lips were blue.”

I could barely breathe, let alone talk, but I tried anyway. “What are you talking about Mira?”

“I saw someone that looked like that last night.”

“You saw a dead man?” This time she looked at me.

“Yes, but he was in a bed, just like all the others. Dead and sad. Like they are trying to keep him alive, his hair cords like the wires that ran to Uncle Yogi’s chest.”

I knew at once who she was talking about, and I swallowed, the movement painful thanks to my still constricted throat.

“How did you find him?” I hadn’t even seen him, even though I knew where he was. I knew who he was. I knew everything about this place. Like how you weren’t allowed to go over there. “That’s off limits.”

The light in her eyes dimmed as her smirk killed the glow, the lest shred of familiarity of my sister vanishing. “I was just walking around, Jaromir.” She waved her hand to the side. “I need to go there again. I need to give him something. I need you to take me..”

Hope you enjoyed it! Also, if you haven’t heard – Imdalind is on sale! Now is the perfect time to catch up, or get someone you know addicted!
There are only a few days left – so go grab them!

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Kiss Of Fire | Eyes of Ember | Scorched Treachery

Soul of Flame | Burnt Devotion | Dawn of Ash

The Imdalind Series is on sale!!

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Title: The Imdalind SeriesAuthor: Rebecca Ethington
Genre: YA Paranormal

To celebrate the addition of the Imdalind Series to Kindle Unlimited, the entire series has been put on sale. With the final book to be release in just a few short months, you can now pick up books 1-6 for under $5.00 – But only until May 20th.
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Kiss Of Fire | Eyes of Ember | Scorched Treachery

Soul of Flame | Burnt Devotion | Dawn of Ash

KoF NEW BN KoboJoclyn Despain has been marred by a brand on her skin. She doesn’t know why the mark appeared on her neck, but she doesn’t want anyone to see it, including her best friend Ryland, who knows everything else about her. The scar is the reason she hides herself behind baggy clothes, and won’t let the idea of kissing Ryland enter her mind, no matter how much she wants to.
The scar is the reason she is being hunted.If only she knew that she was.If only she had known that the cursed stone her estranged father sent for her 16th birthday would trigger a change in her. Now, she is being stalked by a tall blonde man, and is miraculously throwing her high school bully ten feet in the air.Joclyn attempts to find some answers and the courage to follow her heart. When Ryland finds her scar; only he knows what it means, and who will kill her because of it.

About The Author:

smileRebecca Ethington is an internationally bestselling author with almost 700,000 books sold. Her breakout debut, The Imdalind Series, has been featured on bestseller lists since its debut in 2012, reaching thousands of adoring fans worldwide and cited as “Interesting and Intense” by USA Today’s Happily Ever After Blog.

From writing horror to romance and creating every sort of magical creature in be-tween, Rebecca’s imagination weaves vibrant worlds that transport readers into the pages of her books. Her writing has been described as fresh, original, and groundbreaking, with stories that bend genres and create fantastical worlds.

Born and raised under the lights of a stage, Rebecca has written stories by the ghost light, told them in whispers in dark corridors, and never stopped creating within the pages of a notebook.

Author Links: 
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Want to be one of the first to read Crown of Cinders?

I know you do… and here is your chance…

Screen Shot 2016-04-07 at 12.00.27 PMI’m going to be starting the launch team for Crown of Cinders a little early! And boy, am I excited! I’ve never done a launch team before – but I want to make this launch (the last launch of the Imdalind Series) as big as it can be, and as always – I can’t do that alone!
Participants in my launch team get sneak peaks to things like early drafts, covers (even the work in progress ones), special swag etc etc etc
If you want to participate you ned to be willing to post like crazy about Imdaind when the times comes, possibly take charge of different parts of the crazy, leave reviews upon release – And, of course, you need to love Imdalind. 


Anyone can be part of this – however, you must have left a review for ALL of the previous Imdalind books on Amazon.
You don’t have to have a review previously, but you DO need to have a separate review for each book. So if you haven’t left  review before – you can go write one now to be considered.
To join the Launch Team all you need to do is send me an email to contact(@)Rebeccaethington(dot)com stating your interest, along with links to your previously left reviews.
Thats it!
I hope to see a bunch of you over there!

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