Songkeeper Blog Tour: F for Fireflowers

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Hey, Rapid-Fire Readers!! It’s my extreme pleasure today to introduce the amazing Gillian Bronte Adams, who has a series called the Songkeeper Chronicles. Gillian has a super sweet spirit and thought she’s petite–do not underestimate this fiery (yes, pun intended–read on to find out why) redheaded author.  And I’m totally in love with her SONGKEEPER cover. Just sayin’.  Without further ado…here is Gillian:  * * * * * * * * * * Thanks, Ronie, for hosting me here and helping me celebrate the (almost) one year book birthday for Songkeeper! It is the second book in the Songkeeper Chronicles, which tells the story of a girl who can hear the song that created the world. For those of you …

Lost At Sea Scavenger Hunt Stop # 3

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Welcome to the Lost At Sea Scavenger Hunt where we are helping the Kinsman people find a new home. If you’ve just found us, be sure to start the adventure at Stop #1, which is Jill Williamson’s blog.    Collect all the clue words in order so you can enter to win the Kindle. If you want to enter to win the second Kindle, you’ll have to take a quiz at the end, so take your time and read each post carefully. The main prizes in the hunt are open to international entries. Individual author contests, however, might have different rules, so please read the parameters on each site. You have until Sunday night, February 19, at midnight, Pacific time to finish.   …

CROWN OF SOULS – Cover Reveal!!

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HOOAH!!! Wow, my publisher and Kirk DouPonce have outdone themselves with the cover for CROWN OF SOULS, Tox Files #2, set to release September 5th!! Annnnd…. you can PREORDER NOW!! CROWN OF SOULS COPY: Six months after stopping a deadly plague, Cole “Tox” Russell and his team are enjoying a little rest. That peace is short-lived when a sniper shot hits Tox. The enemy is discovered to be one of their own, a rogue Special Forces team operator. Alec King is perhaps the only person as skilled as Tox, and he’s out for justice. Furious with orders that got his men killed, he intends to make those responsible pay. And he insists Tox join him, believing they are the same …

Conspiracy Fight Scene – Acted Out

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In all my Rapid-FIre Fiction novels there is intense action and fight scenes. At the end of hte Conspiracy of Silence, there is a final showdown between the hero and the villain–of course. But to get it right, to make sure I had accurate techniques, I asked our taekwondo instructor, Senior Master Rodriguez, to work with my husband and act out the final sequence. Senior Master was gracious enough to even let me record it, so here it is–using Kali and Krav Maga moves. . .  

Alternate Covers – A Brand-Defining Process

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Last May when I visited my publisher, Bethany House, in Minnesota, I had the incredible pleasure/delight of seeing the preliminary covers designed by Kirk DouPonce of DogEared Design. they had considered for Conspiracy of Silence (Tox Files #1). Interesting to me was the fact that these covers were almost *exactly* what I’d asked for and hoped for with this  new series. What’s even more interesting is that I’d already seen/released the cover for Conspiracy, so as my mind worked past the question, “Why didn’t they use these?” – I realized a few things: MERIT – Each cover I saw (posted below) was great, amazing even. One or two I’m a bit envious of admittedly. They all would’ve worked and been a …

Tox Gear!! Get yours now!

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Hooah!! Check it out, y’all! Rapid-Fire Fiction has teamed up with the ultra-talented Emilie Hendryx of E.A. Creative. Not only is she a fantastic photographer, but she is a brilliant designer. I threw some ideas at her, and she created this simply perfect logo for The Tox Files. But then, we took it a step further–Emilie has a Society 6 Shop where you can pick up some Tox Files gear!! I’m super excited about these, and I’m sure you’ll be as pleased with your purchase as I have been!! Below are some of the items you can get. Emilie set up a Ronie Kendig – Tox Files Collection that will provide the different designs of the logo. Select one, then …

Conspiracy Instagram Challenge

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Hooah! I’m so excited – the amazing Emilie Hendryx of @createexploreread (Instagram handle) has designed a week challenge for Conspiracy of Silence. Please join us on Instagram with some #thetoxfiles love and rawk #conspiracyofsilence some love!! Here are Emilie’s details: It’s time for the #ToxFilesChristmasChallenge 🎉🎄🎉🎄🎉🎄🎉🎄🎉🎄 ❄️December 12 – 17❄️ • To celebrate the release of Conspiracy of Silence I am hosting a 6 day Book Challenge starting on ❗️December 12❗️ Each day you participate, you’ll receive an entry to win a prize package from Ronie including: -A Conspiracy of Silence Bookmark -Handmade ribbon bookmark – Your very own, signed copy of Conspiracy of Silence! 🙌🏻 -A wooden ornament from my Etsy shop (winner’s design choice) -A “Dashing” Christmas button …

CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE LAUNCH GIVEAWAY

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RAPID-FIRE READERS – YOU ARE CLEARED IN HOT. REPEAT. CLEARED IN HOT. For what, you might ask? You are cleared to seek out the nearest retailer or online reseller to secure YOUR copy of CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE!! Today is the day–OFFICIAL LAUNCH of the Tox Files Mission (which is to invade your homes and lives). *insertevillaugh* ABOUT CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE: This Is the Way the World Ends.  Four years after a tragic mission decimated his team, Cole “Tox” Russell has been disavowed by the United States. And that’s fine–he just wants to be left alone. But when a dormant, centuries-old disease is unleashed, Tox is lured back into action.   Tox and his former Special Forces team regroup to work with FBI …

Clean & Christian Reads for December

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December 2016 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Bella Natale! by Marianne Evans — An aspiring American artist and the widowed, Italian owner of a premier art gallery meet and fall in love in Florence when he champions her work, but there are her American family’s expectations and his five-year-old son to consider. (Contemporary Romance from White Rose Publishing [Pelican]) With this Kiss by Marianne Evans — A kiss stolen in a midnight snow. A jealous colleague at Jonathan’s firm is bent on revenge…revenge that puts Isabella’s store into legal peril. Will love be enough to see them through? (Contemporary Romance from White Rose Publishing [Pelican]) Mistletoe …