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Shades of Avalon by Carol Oates~ Cover Reveal

25 Mar, 2014 by in carol oates, Cover Reveal-, Omnific, Uncategorized Leave a comment

Many of you may remember that we reviewed and loved Irish author Carol Oates’ book Shades of Atlantis here in 2010. It received a reboot of its cover image and book two Shades of Avalon has a cover reveal today!

Shades of Atlantis synopsis

Since the death of their parents, Triona Pryor and her brother, Ben, have lived with their aunt and uncle in Camden, Maine. Now in her senior year of high school, Triona loves her family and friends, but she has always felt that she didn’t quite fit in…in Camden, or anywhere else.

Enter Caleb Wallace, the devilishly handsome man who has recently moved to Triona’s small town.

While their attraction to each other is instantaneous, it also proves to be dangerous…and deadly. When tragedy strikes, Triona flees to London for solace and to start her life anew. It’s there she discovers from an unlikely source that her family has been keeping secrets from her – secrets about not only her birthright, but her ultimate destiny as well.

Armed with this knowledge, Triona finds herself thrown into a whole new world and into a battle to save the lives of everyone she loves.


shades of avalonShades of Avalon synopsis

Ben Pryor grew up as an average kid in Camden, Maine, unaware of the supernatural storm brewing in his Celtic blood. However, at nineteen, as the last born in the royal line of the beings that once ruled Atlantis, Ben has eagerly embraced his newfound abilities and birthright.

When Caleb, his sister’s mate, goes missing under suspicious circumstances, the prime suspect is the last remaining member of the overthrown corrupt Guardian Council.

With the discovery that an old acquaintance has been keeping secrets and the future Ben was so sure of shifting before his eyes, the situation becomes more complicated, the ransom for Caleb too high.

In the sequel to Shades of Atlantis, Ben will delve deeper than he ever imagined into the magical old ways of the Guardians, the secrets of Excalibur, and the truth behind the legend of King Arthur

Author Bio

Carol Oates came into the world on Christmas morning, in an elevator. Raised just across the street from the childhood home of Bram Stoker, author of Dracula, it was only a matter of time before Carol’s love of all things supernatural would emerge.
She began experimenting with fiction at school and keeps the notebook containing her first unpublished novel in her desk drawer. Over three decades later, all her stories still begin life scrawled on paper.
When not writing, Carol can be found exploring history with her son. Luckily, he shares her love of old buildings, castles, and tombs.

Author website Shades of Atlantis *Amazon * Shades of Avalon

The Giveaway

Omnific is giving away one ePack of Shades of Atlantis. Comment on this post to enter. International ends April 7, 2014.


YA Content Review- Embrace by Cherie Colyer

31 Aug, 2012 by in Omnific, Thriller, ya Leave a comment

by Cherie Colyer
Paperback, 220 pages
Publication Date: December 20th 2011
by Omnific Publishing
ISBN 1936305968
Book Source: author

4 1/2 Stars

Book summary from Goodreads:  How far would you go to save the people you love?

Madison is familiar enough with change, and she hates everything about it. Change took her long-term boyfriend away from her. It caused one of her friends to suddenly hate her. It’s responsible for the death of a local along with a host of other mysterious happenings. But when Madison meets a hot new guy, she thinks her luck is about to improve.

Madison is instantly drawn to the handsome and intriguing Isaac Addington. She quickly realizes he’s a guy harboring a secret, but she’s willing to risk the unknown to be with him.

Her world really spins out of control, however, when her best friend becomes delusional, seeing things that aren’t there and desperately trying to escape their evil. When the doctors can’t find the answers, Madison seeks her own.

Nothing can prepare her for what she is about to discover.
Dangerous, intoxicating, and darkly romantic, Embrace is a thriller that will leave you spellbound.

Crystal’s Review: My collage classes have recently started back and I have been swamped with homework. I decided to take a day off from my work to read this book and I am so happy that I did. I will admit the cover did not really grab my attention the way most covers do. It is pretty for sure but it did not really have anything about it that made me go I need to read that book. The description on the back of the book however grabbed my interest and I could not resist reading the book after reading it. I really enjoyed the story. I was hooked right from the beginning, the characters all seemed very real to me and the author did a fantastic job describing each one so that I could picture and connect with every character. Issac was my favorite character by far. Many stories these days have the situation where girl meets guy, girl falls for guy, guy shows interest in girl and then promptly beings to treat her like dirt and then finally admits he loves her and was only doing it for her own good. I am so tired of that line, Issac however displayed some hesitant feelings but he stuck around for the whole book. I felt like the supporting characters where a big part of the book and not just cardboard cutouts tossed into a scene when convenient. I appreciate when an author takes the time to make her supporting characters just as real as her main ones. I could tell the author spent time working on her descriptions of everything from smells to feelings and it made the book that much better. Overall this book is a wonderful read and fairly short so it can be read in a day or so by most people. I am highly anticipating seeing what else this author has to offer.

Content: Scenes depicting violence and death


A little about myself: I write young adult and middle grade novels. I love finding new stories that keep me up late reading. While my favorite genre is fantasy, if the book is beautifully written with characters that come alive I’m all over it. Find out more on the author’s blog/ twitter/ facebook or website.