Archive for May 28, 2014

WWW Wednesday

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Hosted by MizB at Should Be Reading

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…

• What are you currently reading?

• What did you recently finish reading?

• What do you think you’ll read next?


What are you currently reading?

Valens Rise

The Valens of Legacy #1

by Sherrel Lee




In Book One of this paranormal fantasy series, Jemma Nix, a shapeshifting phoenix discovers her family’s heritage. She is overwhelmed with distrust and doubt. Her entire family may have been murdered. Her mentor may be using her in a deadly pursuit of power.

Confronted with these facts, Jemma begins to suspect that those closest to her are mad. Refusing to believe their claims of a secret race, she pushes away the one man who may be able to help. The one man who she may be destined to love. Rather than face the reality of her new life, Jemma makes a fateful decision. One that places the Valens in jeopardy and forces them to face a deadly, genetically engineered threat.


What did you recently finish reading?

Valens Remembered

The Valens of Legacy #0.5

by Sherrel Lee




As Larinda Nix Thomas buries her adoptive parents, who died in a deadly echo of the accident that took her birth parents, hidden documents reveal that she is being threatened by a sinister force and that she shouldn’t trust even her closest allies.

Fate demands she accept her place among the Valens as a shapeshifter, a unicorn, which brings more changes to her life than she could have imagined and puts her on a collision course with her ultimate destiny. In this prequel to the Valens series myth is rewritten, fantasy and science fiction blend to create a chilling story of death, loss, and discovery.



What do you think you’ll read next?

Valens Revenge

The Valens of Legacy #2

by Sherrel Lee 



In Book Two of this paranormal fantasy series, the Valens are on a quest to avenge the murder of Miranda Shaw, a centaur and weapons expert at Legacy Security. Jemma Nix travels with her most trusted allies to Brazil in search of Cerberus, the deadly force behind the creation of the genetically engineered monsters the Humani. Cerberus has but one goal for the Humani; to eradicate the Valens.When one of Jemma’s investigators vanishes no one can reach him. Declan Sedna, shapeshifter wolf, isn’t just silent. Jemma grieves the loss of her private bodyguard, and highly skilled special agent at Legacy Security. His disappearance leaves an unprecedented void in the connection she has with the Valens. She can’t tell if he is dead or alive. She can’t find the smallest thread of energy to help her and her team find him. The terrifying silence heralds the deaths of followers and an alarming, and incredible betrayal.

So, whatcha readin?

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I’m always looking for something different. Keeping my eye out for the unusual. The Transition of Johnny Swift fits that category. I’d like to say it’s an otherworldly mystery/thriller.

There’s fast cars and an imaginary friend, or is he. Come meet the Shadow-man and find out for yourself!

And don’t forget to enter the giveaway.



By  Kerry J Donovan

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THE TRANSITION OF JOHNNY SWIFT is the story of one young man’s fight to save his family from a threat nobody else can see or understand.

Frank Brazier—the book’s lead character and narrator—is a successful racing driver a single step away from the big time. After a night celebrating a win, he takes the train to London with his sister, Paula. The train derails and sends Frank into a hellish world of pain and confusion.

Three days later, Frank wakes in hospital with horrific injuries. Blind in one eye, suffering intense migraines, he can barely move. Worse still, he hears impossible voices that cannot exist.

In the next room, Paula is on life support. The doctors say she’s dead. They want to pull the plug on her machines, but Frank knows better—one of the voices he hears is Paula.

The book follows Frank’s slow recovery from his physical injuries and his battle to save both Paula and the rest of his family. The doctors dismiss his clams as the wild ramblings of a man with brain damage. Neither his father nor girlfriend believes him either.

Only his imagined, elusive friend, Shadow-man believes. But is Shadow-man real? And if so, is he there to help or harm?

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BUY LINKS: This novel is only available as a pre-order through my publisher Britain’s Next Bestseller:


Britain’s Next Bestseller is a crowd-funded publisher. To earn a publishing deal, I need to sell 250 pre-orders of the Transition of Johnny Swift at £8.99 per copy, by 22nd June 2014.


To sweeten the pot, I will send an e-version (Kindle or PDF) of my crime thriller novel, THE DCI JONES CASEBOOK: ELLIS FLYNN, to anyone placing a pre-order for THE TRANSITION OF JOHNNY SWIFT.


Author Kerry J Donovan

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Kerry J Donovan was born in Dublin, long before the time of mobile phones and twenty-four-hour television. He spent most of his life in the UK, and now lives in Brittany with his darling wife of thirty-seven years. He has three children and three grandchildren, all of whom live in England. An absentee granddad, Kerry has grown to love video calling.


Kerry earned a First Class honours degree in Human Biology, and has a PhD in Sport and Exercise Sciences. A former scientific advisor to The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Kerry helped UK emergency first-responders prepare for chemical attacks in the wake of 9/11. This background adds a scientific edge to all his writing.


He currently earns a living as a furniture designer/maker and writer. He is a regular contributor to UK-based hobby magazines, and writes the occasional short story for online magazines, including Gore!, which he also guest edits.


Kerry published a novelette, The DCI Jones Casebook: Raymond Francis Collins, in May 2013, and the second Casebook installment, Ellis Flynn, in November 2013. Both are available in e-versions, and you can buy Ellis Flynn in paperback.


Author links:

Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter ~ Goodreads


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£20 Amazon gift voucher and a signed paperback copy of my crime thriller novel, The DCI Jones Casebook: Ellis Flynn (UK, US, AU, NZ only). Also,an e-copy (.mobi or .pdf) of my novelette, The DCI Jones Casebook: Raymond Francis Collins.


Two runners-up to receive a £10 Amazon gift voucher, plus e-versions of my two DCI Jones Casebooks—Raymond Francis Collins, and Ellis Flynn.

Click on the rafflecopter below to enter.

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Thanks so much for visiting fuonlyknew and Good Luck!

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