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Beloved Enemy joined Starquest and Children of the Mist to continue the Destiny Trilogy and I'm thrilled to announce was shortlisted for the R.N.A. RoNA Awards 2017, awarded 2nd Runner up in the RONE Awards 2017 and was the winner in the SF/Fantasy category of the 'Best Banter Contest'.

From July 1st until 1:59pm Pacific time on July 31st, DANCING WITH FATE, my fantasy novella is on sale for ONLY 99c at:
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Monday, 9 March 2015

The Argent Star - Release Day Virtual Book Tour


I'm always happy to welcome a fellow SF/Fantasy writer to the Flight Deck. I'm delighted to be part of Emerson Fray's Virtual Book Tour for The Argent Star.  Happy Release Day Emerson, wishing you many sales.
(Don't forget to enter the Rafflecopter contest at the end of the post)


What happens when your decisions affect an entire universe?

Ren Argent wanted to be an archeologist and spend her life exploring the lost cities of Earth.  But
when a new planet is discovered and her father is appointed King, she has to leave behind everything she knows to rule over a place she’s only heard of in legends.

Not long after her arrival she discovers there are insurgents hiding in the darkened forests and the planet is on the brink of civil war.  It won’t be long until the Monarchy steps in to “neutralize” the threat.

Will she be able to stop the hostile takeover?  Or will her actions ignite a rebellion across the universe?


“He wants you to marry soon, but I think he’ll be happier if you’re dead.”

Ren knew Garret was trying to get her to marry someone on Novae but she hadn’t thought he’d be happier if she was dead.  She didn’t think her death would benefit him in any way, actually.  Or anyone, for that matter.

“Garret might be a snake, but he would be happier if I just married someone,” Ren argued.

“He’d be happier if Elian was on the throne.”

That caught Ren by surprise.  “What do you mean?”

“Maks cannot be controlled,” Sheridan cut in, her voice low.  “He does what he believes is right and best for the people, not the Monarchy.  Elian is not as strong as Maks; he’d fold under their pressure.”

“Elian is plenty strong,” Ren said.  “And if he were the King then he would be great.  He would--”

“Be easily controlled,” Abetha interrupted, “at least Garret thinks so.”

Ren bit down on her bottom lip.  “No he wouldn’t.”  It was true though, and Elian had plenty of weaknesses they could exploit.  All they had to do was threaten to take away his machines and he would crumble.  But Ren wanted to think her brother had more integrity than that and shook her head.

“He would compared to Maks,” Abetha said carefully.  “The Monarchy is having trouble keeping Maks under their thumb.  He isn’t doing what they want here.”

“And what is it they want?” Ren whispered.  It was what she’d been trying to figure out ever since she’d left Earth.

In the darkness, Sheridan answered, “Control.”


AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Emerson Fray currently resides in Hamilton, Ontario.  While most of her stories happen on other planets, she remains on Earth 24/7 hunting down hawks and bugs to photograph, as well as chasing her mother’s dog to reclaim stolen shoes.  A self taught Pokemon trainer and coffee lover, she spends most of her valuable time pinning recipes she will never make on boards she will forget about.
Twitter: https://twitter.com/FrayEmerson
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/emersonfray
Blog: https://emersonfray.wordpress.com

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  1. Thank you so much for hosting! :)

    1. So glad to be part of your tour - congratulations and wishing you much success!

  2. What a beautiful book cover. Sounds like it would be a very interesting book.
    Sue B

    1. Thanks! I designed the cover myself.

    2. Hi Sue, thanks for stopping by - yes it's a lovely cover. I hadn't realised Emerson designed it - congrats again, Emerson!

    3. You did an awesome job on the cover.
      Sue B

  3. Hi Mary, sorry not to have reponded before, thanks for stopping by and commenting.


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