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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

I won "The Syrenka Series Giveaway" from I Read Indie!

This morning when I checked my e-mail, I was surprised to find an e-mail with the subject "WINNER of ebooks {Syrenka Series}" WOW! I couldn't believe it. Whenever I join an online contest, I don't really expect to win but I usually join to support the contest giver and the sponsors and it's fun. But I won this one which is so great because I love getting new ebooks for my digital library.

And then just now, when I got home and checked my e-mail, author Amber Garr sent me the coupon codes for the series. Weeeeeeee!!!

I received $6.97 worth of ebooks for free! That is so awesome and I am soooo happy. Ever since I read Tangled Tides by Karen Amanda Hooper and Of Poseidon by Anna Banks, I have found a new appreciation for mermaid themed novels and this is a great addition to my ebook collection.

Here's the plot for the free ebooks I received. ♥♥♥

Promises: Book 1 of The Syrenka Series
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Sometimes following your heart can end up destroying the ones you love.

When seventeen-year-old Eviana Dumahl is faced with the responsibility of an arranged marriage and clan leadership, she is forced to choose between the life required of a mermaid and one of a teenage girl simply infatuated with the wrong guy. Kain, her devoted fiancé would make a wonderful husband except that she’s been in love with Brendan, a shape-shifting selkie, ever since they were kids. Choosing to abandon her family, her clan, and her life with Kain will have dire consequences far beyond anything she could have imagined.

A war is brewing amongst the clans and Eviana unwittingly becomes a pawn in the intricate schemes of a twisted mastermind. With Brendan’s life on the line, she has no choice but to involve those who she once considered friends. Amidst encountering senseless tragedies and immense loss, Eviana discovers that she is more valuable as a clan leader than anyone ever suspected. Her survival is not only dependent upon the loyalty of her friends, but also on her acceptance of a life that she had so adamantly tried to escape.

Promises is the first book of The Syrenka Series trilogy following Eviana and her friends through the perils of growing up in a discrete world that inherently threatens human society.

Betrayal: Book 2 of The Syrenka Series
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Life as a mermaid can be suffocating.

Eviana Dumahl has returned home as a clan leader, an orphan, and a heartbroken teenage girl. Her parents are dead and her boyfriend, Brendan, has decided that he needs some time away. While battling her inner turmoil, Eviana is forced into the war that Lucian Sutherland has incited amongst her own kind. With the help of Kain, her friend and formally betrothed, the two work together to prove that they deserve their birthrights as young merfolk leaders.

When the Council requests a demonstration of Eviana’s mermaid powers, she finds herself with an opportunity to win back Brendan’s heart. But her orders to train with a repulsive merman and the presence of an attractive new suitor challenges Eviana to embrace her leadership and resist temptation. Lucian is after her, and no one seems to understand why. Loyalties are tested as the casualties increase, showing Eviana that sometimes it is impossible to delineate between friends and enemies.

Betrayal is the second book of The Syrenka Series trilogy following Eviana and her friends as they navigate through the challenges of existing in a secret world.

Arise: Book 3 of The Syrenka Series
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With power comes the responsibility to accept its consequences.

After the betrayal of those closest to her, Eviana Dumahl struggles to cope with her new reality. Kidnapped, broken, and confused, she is forced to engage in a war that will alter merfolk politics forever. With her estranged father leading the charge, Eviana has no choice but to stand by his side. Her continued existence hinges on the acceptance of the power growing inside her, even when that means embracing the family’s dark lineage.

Kain Matthew will sacrifice the world for Eviana. And he is not alone. As time runs out, her friends fight to save her life and theirs. An unlikely alliance gives them the edge they need to take a stand, although it keeps Eviana’s heart trapped in the past. A new discovery explains some of her previous mistakes, but it may not be enough to stop her father’s plans. Merfolk, selkies, and water sprites work together to save their kind, only in this final battle, not everyone will survive.

In the striking series conclusion, Eviana will learn the true meaning of power, sacrifice, and love.

I am so full of merfolk love these days. Isn't this series interesting? I am so excited to read it. Unfortunately, I have a reading list to follow but I will try to sneak 'em in from time to time. Watch out for my reviews. :)

Thanks again to Mandy of I Read Indie!

1 comment:

  1. Another great set of resources!! I am
    going to share this post with my readers this week... Endless possibilities..


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