Bound (Cage of Lies #4) is out today!

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That’s right, book four is out today and I’m so excited I could burst! If you haven’t read the other books in the series then it’s time for you to catch up ☺️

  

Locked in the darkness all hope should be lost but Maya has never felt so alive. She will have to fight for her survival even harder than before but she’s never had so much to live for. Everything has changed again and there are many obstacles in her way but she can’t give up now. Fate keeps conspiring against her but she is determined to get back to the city which owes her so much. They took her family, her home and the truth from her and she won’t stop until she’s paid them back. 

Buy your copy now on Amazon! Xoxo

New covers

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Hey guys, sorry it’s been so long but my iPad decided to hate WordPress and I haven’t been able to do posts for the last month 😭 On the plus side, I’m back and I’ve been busy doing bookish things in my absence! I’d like you all to be the first to see the brand new covers for my books…

   
    
   
If you have no idea what these books are about and you love dystopian ya filled with action and romance then they may be right up your street! You can buy them on Amazon â˜ºï¸

So what do you think of the new look covers? And can any of you recognise which characters are on which books? Xoxo

Not long now until Cage of Lies #3 is out!

  
On January 31st the story continues, pre-order your copy of Broken now or if you haven’t started the saga yet then get your copy of Chained to find out what you’re missing! Cage of Lies is a fast paced dystopian saga filled with action, adventure and romance…

Since all of her hopes were dashed, Maya is struggling to adapt to her new life. Where dreams and wishes once kept her going now there is only the burning desire for revenge. She’s changing, hardening into the person she needs to be to hold it together but sometimes the cracks still show. She wants nothing more than to go back and become the person she used to be but sometimes she can’t even remember who that was. Nothing will be right again until she resets the balance. Blood will pay for blood and she won’t give up until the final drop has been spilled. Some say she’s taking it too far, others say it isn’t far enough. 

The planets have aligned!

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Has anyone else heard the story about the planets aligning in the sky at the moment? I got so excited when I heard it on the news that I rushed to window to have a look but sadly all I found was clouds 😪

But it has put me in the mind frame for writing an alien based book 😳 so maybe I’ll let that idea simmer in the deepest corners of my mind for a while…

Have any of you seen the planets? I’ll be looking out for them over the next few days with my fingers crossed!

I’m not generally one for omens but something about this happening makes me feel excited about what’s to come ☺️ 

   

Don’t miss your chance to grab a free book!

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Hey guys, I just wanted to do another quick post about ARCs of Broken (book 3 in my Cage of Lies saga). It’s a young adult dystopian filled with action, adventure and romance.

The book is out on January 31st and if any of you would like to get your hands on it early and free then just email me at susanne3587@hotmail.com and let me know if you’d prefer a PDF or ePub 😊 All I ask in return is that you review it for me on Amazon when you’re done! 
And if you havn’t had a chance to read the first two books in the series I’d be more than happy to give you a copy of those to review too 😀xoxo
   
    
 

Funny reading inventions ðŸ¤“

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I was skimming through the Internet when I came across one of these little beauties and it really made me laugh. I couldn’t help but think of all of you and thought I’d share 😊 I don’t know the official names of them so I’ve come up with names that I found appropriate 😋

The neck saver specs

   

How many times have you found yourself alternating between craning your neck and losing all the blood flow to you arms when trying to read in bed? Have no fear, the neck saving specs are here!

The arm saving stand

  

Now this might look a little precarious but if you’re willing to risk a broken nose if it fails then the arm saving stand could be the answer you’re looking for. I’m not entirely sure how you turn a page without getting a book in the face but that’s half the fun!

The duvet book

  

This is a great one for slow readers with lots of disposable cash. Just get your duvet covers printed up with different pages of your favourite books and change the sheets regularly (making sure you get the order correct)

The one handed book holder-opener

  

So you wanna read but you don’t want to use both hands – the one handed book holder-opener is your new best friend!

The I’m-not-sure-why-you’re-spending-this-long-in-the-bathroom hands free reader

  

I think the name says it all 😂 and at least its hygienic!
I hope you liked my silly post, have you come up with any inventions that can make our reading lives easier? xoxo

Offering ARCs ☺️

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Hey guys, book 3 in my Cage of Lies Saga: Broken is going to be released on January 31st and I’m offering you all the opportunity to have an ARC in exchange for a review! And if you haven’t read the first two books in the series I’m more than happy to give you a copy of those to review too! 

Cage of Lies an action packed dystopian ya series with some romance thrown in too and I’ve been overwhelmed with the reviews I have received already which you can check out on Goodreads if you’re interested 😊

So here is the blurb for Broken:

Since all of her hopes were dashed, Maya is struggling to adapt to her new life. Where dreams and wishes once kept her going now there is only the burning desire for revenge. She’s changing, hardening into the person she needs to be to hold it together but sometimes the cracks still show. She wants nothing more than to go back and become the person she used to be but sometimes she can’t even remember who that was. Nothing will be right again until she resets the balance. Blood will pay for blood and she won’t give up until the final drop has been spilled. Some say she’s taking it too far, others say it isn’t far enough. 

  
If this sounds like something you would like to read just drop me an email at susanne3587@hotmail.com and let me know if you’d prefer an ePub or PDF and if you need copies of the earlier books too ☺️xoxo

Free books and To review or not to review – why does it help and what can you do?

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It has been nearly 3 months since my debut novel Chained was released and I have been very fortunate to receive a number of reviews for it on amazon and goodreads and a lot of them are down to the wonderful people I have met here through my blog! However, following those initial reviews and despite continuing sales, the ammount of new reviews has dwindled.

 Why does this matter? I hear you cry, well I’ve prepared a little something to explain why…

  
There are lots of books out there, this much is true,

They’re written for readers – people like you! 

If you finish a story and it touched your heart, 

a little review is the easy part,

Just a tap of your finger and a short line of praise, 

can excite an author on the darkest of days!

  
If something you read made you break down and cry, 

Or a there’s a character you just wish would die,

Or perhaps you’re in love with a character you met,

And there’s a follow up book you can’t wait to get,

The author’s done their job in making you care,

You could write a review and leave it somewhere!

  
Now everyone knows it can’t all be good,

If you could please everyone then everyone would,

No author sets out to make you feel bad,

The passion they have should make no one sad,

But if they write something you really enjoy,

Your reviewing skills should be set to deploy!

  
And everyone knows that your time is short,

But tiny reviews can give a great report,

Even three little words like ‘I loved it’ will do,

With a simple star rating which shows that it’s true,

This small act of kindness will go a long way,

To making an author have a great day!

  
We write because we love to read like you,

And reviews can help all our wishes come true,

It’s a sad truth but without good reviews,

Sales come slowly and that’s bad news,

It’s not about begging but just the same,

But a few great reviews can change the whole game!

  
So when it comes down to it, what I’m trying to say,

Is that books gain momentum by reviews going their way,

So I hope this inspired you to help an author out,

Because that’s what this post is really about!

And if more specifically you’d like to help me,

I’m willing to give you my books for free!

  
So here’s the deal – if you like dystopian YA then I’m more than happy to give you a free copy of the books in my Cage of Lies saga which have already been released (Chained and Linked) and all I ask is that you give me a review on Amazon and goodreads (I’m happy with a full review or even just a line that sums up your feelings) all you need to do is email me at susanne3587@hotmail.com and let me know if you’d prefer an ePub or PDF copy of the books 😊

It’s a sad fact that the number of reviews a book has massively affects the sales so the more good reviews I can get, the better it is! I’ll be eternally grateful to anyone who helps me out ☺️xoxo

Giveaway! Win one of two signed copies of Chained

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Just a little reminder to any of you who haven’t entered the giveaway for my book Chained. It ends on December 14th so don’t forget to join 637 others and enter for your chance to win!

IMG_0461-3 Terrified of the contamination and the creatures it has created, humanity hides behind The Wall. No one knows what lies beyond the wasteland. Maya has never thought much about what might still be out there, lurking in the forgotten places. But when she’s thrust into the unknown, she is forced to question everything she has ever been told. Not everyone outside died, some of them became something… else. As her heart is torn in two, every choice she makes is harder than the last. What she discovers will change her forever. She knows she will probably die, but Maya has seen enough of death and she won’t let it have her without a fight. 

Good luck! xoxo