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April 24, 2015

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Published on April 24, 2015 13:33 • 46 views

April 14, 2015

Please share this post if nothing else and don't want to take me up on my offer. I'm still running the deal to anyone that donates to Tessa and Stephanie's MS Walk, that I'll give you any eBook of mine that's been released that you want for FREE, even Undeniably Chosen. Just send me the email receipt that shows where you donated ANY AMOUNT to the walk and I'll send you any eBook of mine you want. (But, come on, don't cheat) If you donate $40 or more, I'll give you any paperback of mine you want, with free shipping for the US. For International, just pay the shipping. ‪#‎WinWinWin‬ They only have days left to collect money. PLEASE, guys.  DONATE HERE ---->

And if you're looking for charities that are reputable and have been checked out thoroughly to make sure all the monies are going to the proper places, up at the My Charities tab, are a list of charities that I have done just that. I donate to these charities every month and they are good 'uns.
Best wishes and a giving, gracious spirit,

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Published on April 14, 2015 19:06 • 32 views

I'm still running the deal to anyone that donates to Tessa​'s MS Walk, that I'll give you any eBook of mine that's been released that you want for FREE, even Undeniably Chosen. Just send me the email receipt that shows where you donated to the walk and I'll send you any eBook of mine you want. If you donate $40 or more, I'll give you any paperback of mine you want with free shipping for the US, for International, just pay the shipping. #WinWinWin  DONATE HERE ---->

And if you're looking for charities that are reputable and have been checked out thoroughly to make sure all the monies are going to the proper places, up at the My Charities tab, are a list of charities that I have done just that. I donate to these charities every month and they are good 'uns.
Best wishes and a giving, gracious spirit,

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Published on April 14, 2015 19:06 • 41 views

March 31, 2015

UNDENIABLY CHOSENa Significance novel 
has finally released! I hope you enjoy Seth and Ava's story as much as I did!

Ava has watched her parents, Caleb and Maggie, live the perfect fairy tale, the perfect love story, played out in front of her eyes her entire life. Her family is love, life, and happiness. The Jacobsons are everything a family should be and Ava is loved and well taken care of. But the one thing that’s missing from her life is the one thing she’s waited for every day, the one thing her kind knows will make them complete, the one thing they thought was gone and lost forever. 
Her significant. 
Seth has lived with the Watsons his entire life. They’re the only family he knows, but he knows that there are things they keep from him. He knows that they lie and they do unspeakable evil, things from when he was a child that he can barely remember that cling to the edges of his memory. He barely remembers his real mother and all he knows is what he’s told. He doesn’t know what to trust. He wants to believe that the Watsons love and care for him, have his best interest at heart, but isn’t so sure of that anymore when he finally—after a lifetime of waiting for her—meets his soulmate, and the Watson’s first act is to try to take her away from him. 

The Virtuoso worlds collide, hearts are exposed, humans are endangered, and the lives of Seth and Ava are changed forever. They’ll have to love without judgment or reservation, they’ll have to be wise and accepting beyond their years, they’ll have to forgive for things before they’ve even happened, they’ll have to trust without seeing, have faith without knowing, and they’ll have to light their own way in the dark when everyone else is blind to show them the way. And more than anything else… 

they’ll fight like hell to keep each other.
The paperback version will be ready in a few days, as soon as I proof it. They didn't get me my copy in time for the release date like I hoped, but I'll get it done as soon as possible.


Amy Bartol also has a release today! Sea Of Stars
a Kricket novel
Eighteen-year-old Kricket Hollowell was looking for her place in the world when she discovered that the universe was bigger—and more dangerous—than she had ever dreamed. Now, whisked across space to the planet Ethar, Kricket learns that her genetic ability to see the future makes her a sought-after commodity…and the catalyst for war between her star-crossed parents’ clans. According to Alameedan prophecy, one house will rise to power and the other will be completely wiped out, and Kricket’s precognition is believed to be the weapon that will tip the scales.
A target of both the Rafe and the Alameeda houses, Kricket finds protection—and a home—in the arms of Trey, her Etharian bodyguard-turned-boyfriend. But her visions of what’s to come disturb her deeply, especially since she must discover whether the gift of foresight will allow her to rewrite the future, or if her fate is as immovable as the stars.
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And for those of you who haven't started the series yet, this is a perfect time!The first book in the series is FREE on all venues.

Buy LinksAMAZON : AMAZON UK : : : : :

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Published on March 31, 2015 09:02 • 131 views

February 27, 2015

Coming March 31, 2015!!
“Every day is its own infinity, every hour, its own eternity, every minute, its own forever.”
The trailer was done by the awesome Cover Lure
Will the history between the Watsons and Jacobsons repeat itself?

Pre-order links:iBooks: Kobo: Smashwords:
Amazon and paperback will be available on release day!! 

Significance, the first book in the series, is FREE if you haven't gotten started on this series yet!Get all the links here.
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Published on February 27, 2015 05:30 • 235 views

February 24, 2015

B & N
AMAZON will be available in all countries on the release date, March 31st!
Stay tuned for a TON of giveaways and teasers coming your way in the next few weeks to gear up for the release!

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Published on February 24, 2015 04:11 • 140 views

February 14, 2015

Okay, drum roll..... The release date for UNDENIABLY CHOSEN, a Significance book is...............Dec 31st, 2021!!!!!

Just kidding. Though I totally could, you know. March 31, 2015.
6 weeks. I'm not done, but I'm SO close. The book will be topping out at around 130K. So it's a whopper of a beastly book. You'll definitely be getting bang for your buck. I'll have the pre-order links sometime this coming week. Happy Valentine's Day! I'm going back to my flu bed where I'll be spending mine.

Mark your calendars. 6 weeks. Seth and Ava will be in your hands!
#Finally #ImSoExcited #GetMyButtInGear #NoTimeForTheFlu
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Published on February 14, 2015 08:31 • 268 views
Happy Valentine’s DayYA Lovers Valentine’s Day Event!

The Following is an Excerpt from Rebecca Ethington’s Burnt Devotion. The fifth book in the #Imdalind series, due out March 22nd and up for pre-order now. Everything below is copyright Rebecca Ethington 2015, unedited and subject to change

----“Wynifred?” Thom’s voice drifted from behind me in a wall of worry that froze me in place, my hands hovering over the lid to a heavy wooden chest that I didn’t remember. I tried not to let his tone dig into me, tried not to let the deep concern that lined his face bring about the confusion that I had been fighting.But it did anyway.It did because it was the same calm face he always had, the same calm eyes that I had fallen in love with all those years ago. The look pulled at my heart, the broken shard so raw and jagged after losing Talon, the shards trying so hard to place themselves back together, the emotion only growing the more that I was around him.I bit my lips together in an attempt to keep the emotion inside and went back to digging through the belongings that I had hidden in the back of the room.“What are you looking for?” Thom tried again, the soft sound of his footsteps echoing around me as he moved closer.“Her blanket.” I said simply knowing I didn’t have to elaborate.Thom said nothing, I only heard the sharp intake of his breath before he walked beside me, walking right up to an old trunk that had been hidden in the back, the top lifting before he even reached it.“I had the other one on my bed in the cave in Italy,” Thom said as he lifted the old blanket from the trunk the heavy woven fibers as bright as the day the travelers had given them to her. The nomads doting over her hair, and the way her internal flame glowed. “To always keep her close. Keep you close.”
His voice was soft as it rolled into me, and I couldn’t help it, I collapsed into him, his arms wrapping around me as he covered us with the old blanket, wrapping the edges around us and trapping us together.“I know it’s hard,” Thom whispered, “But I will help you through this.”
“I thought I had it all figured out, I knew who I was when I ran from Edmund, but now there are friends who don’t know who I am, and my heart feels torn in two.”
“Can I fix it?” His hand moved up my back as he held me against him. The question a deep rumble of sincerity that I had always known from him. The question the motion, it was almost like stepping back in time. The thought, while true, was almost ridiculous. “What?” I couldn’t keep the awkward chuckle out of my voice no matter how hard I tried.“This ripped heart that you speak of.”“I don’t think that’s possible Thom, you are part of the problem…” I felt his chest harden, the muscles tensing underneath me at my admission. I tried to move away, but he held me tight against him, his magic flaring against my skin in warning of not to move. I could tell he wasn’t mad, perhaps just hurt.But I still owed him honesty, something – given the subject matter – that made me uncomfortable. “I’m still in love with you,” a sharp intake of breath made me almost lose track of what I needed to say to him. Almost. He needed to hear me out. “But I am also still in love with Talon. My heart hasn’t quite gotten the memo about having lived two different lives.”“Your heart is smarter than your head then.” It was a whisper in my ear, the warm air of his breath rushing over my neck. “They weren’t two different lives. It was just one life. Love as many people as you want.”The words were truth. They were honest. They were a stab in the gut that and an echo of a memory. A memory of two teenage girls laughing on the floor of a punk rock bedroom, Styx playing in the background and my own voice breaking over the music with advice that at the time seemed insignificant. But now? “It’s okay to love. I think it makes you a better person. At least then you know what it feels like to love instead of living without ever knowing. I love a lot of people that I know will never love me back, but I am happier because of it.”I had been speaking of my brother, of my father. But hearing those words roar through my head now. I knew it was so much more than that. “I know… I just wish that would take away the anxiety, the way everything feels like it’s crawling around inside of me.” It was so much more than that, but it was the only words that fit. “Are you saying I need to find you something to kill?”
It was then his arms loosened just enough to let me look at him, into the face that was more a part of my memory than any other. Even when I had forgotten him, even when Ilyan had taken that life from me, he still was with me in my dreams. I guess in a way he was always there. “Something like that.” Thom chuckled at me, his voice low and deep as it rolled over my skin and rumbled through me. I clung to him at the sound, at the movement, which only made him laugh more. “I think I can arrange that, just give me a few days.” I knew I should laugh, but I just couldn’t make the sound come, I couldn’t dispel the anxiety that had taken up residence in my chest. He was right. I really did just need to kill something. It was what I had always done after all, why should now be any different?“Wynifred. You have always had a habit of overthinking things. Of taking the smallest bit of information and dwelling on it until it sits on your chest and you can’t breathe.”I had related it to a saber tooth tiger earlier, I guess I wasn’t as far from the truth as I had thought. Sometimes it scared me how well Thom knew me.“Stop it.” The kindness in his voice was gone now and I flinched, pulling away from him and expecting a demon, but instead only finding the gruff man before me smiling, his tiny dimple peeking out behind his wild hair. “Stop over thinking. You heart and your mind know what to do. They know who you are. They know what your answer is.” His voice was a whisper, I wasn’t even sure I was breathing. “Trust it.”I just stared at him, at the dimple, at the dreads, at the shallow scars on his chin and “Thom,” I began, but he only smiled, his hands pressing me against him again as he stopped what I was about to say, with that gruff irritation of his.“Don’t say I’m wise.” He growled, “I don’t think I could take it.”I couldn’t help but laugh. He just didn’t realize, he always had been.

The Fifth Imdalind Book is Now Available for Pre-Order!!Previously announced as DAWN OF ASH - a tricky little character (SAIN!!) decided to make some changes and now the previously announced Novella - BURNT DEVOTION has been changed into a full length novel and an imperative part of THE IMDALIND SERIESAnd it’s now Available for Pre-Order to prepare for its MARCH 22ND release!It’s time to get excited!!! To hear more about the change in book flow - please take a minute to watch this awesome-sauce video - get your pre-order on!! There is some exclusive content that will be included for all pre-orders - so you REALLY don’t want to miss this! 

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Rebecca Ethington has been telling stories since she was small. First, with writing crude scripts, and then in stage with years of theatrical performances. The Imdalind Series is her first stint into the world of literary writing. Rebecca is a mother to two, and wife to her best friend of 14 years. She was born and raised in the mountains of Salt Lake City, and hasn't found the desire to leave yet. Her days are spent writing, running, and enjoying life with her amazing family.


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Next stop for you is I have it on good authority that the party is already in full swing over there. Hurry so you don’t miss a thing!
To see a scene for Seth and Ava from the new SIGNIFICANCE book, you’ll just have to keep moving along the stops until you find it!

Best wishes and always the sweetest, happiest, gooey, kissey, lovey, most mackalicuous of endings,

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Published on February 14, 2015 07:45 • 62 views

February 10, 2015

He and I sat on the big brown and teal club chair together. He sat down and had beckoned me to him, letting me sit next to his legs and lean back against his chest. His hands had coasted up and down my arms all night. When I shivered, I could hear the smile in his voice when he pressed his mouth against my ear and growled, “Check.”
I'll be announcing the release date at the end of the week!
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Published on February 10, 2015 06:47 • 116 views

This is stop 4 on the #Exaltation #ScavengerHunt! 
Do you want to join the party and help celebrate the latest YA Romance from Jamie Magee? Here is the link to the madness:
Our letter is (t) 
And my question is: What are your favorite color eyes on any book boyfriend? 

Links to Exaltation: Kindle - – – -
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Published on February 10, 2015 06:14 • 56 views