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Julianne Nicole Tomczak (Tom-Zack) is the writer of Kingdom of the Faeries: Edenhart’s Rivalry so here’s a little bio. Julianne grew up on a small farm in central Arkansas and now lives in Tucson, Arizona with her husband. When not writing, Julianne loves playing video games, listening to music, hiking, and binge-watching Falling Skies while eating non-nutritional food.

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Social Links:

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14918148.J_N_Tomczak

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Newsletter: http://jntomczak.weebly.com/monthly-newsletter.html

Website: http://jntomczak.weebly.com/

Contacts:

Personal Assistant: John Cintron – johncintronpa@gmail.com

Facebook: johncintronpa

Twitter: @johncintronpa

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Book Blurb:

A dark power is rising, and a kingdom is in dire need of a leader when the King of the Faeries falls in battle. Or so, that’s what they’re led to believe, but his only heir and daughter, Aurora, suspects murder.

But when she and her loyal friend Percy, the Captain of the Elite Guard, discover an ancient prophecy foretold by the enigmatic Faerie Sorcerers, Aurora finds herself an unwilling pawn in a dark plot that will threaten everything she holds dear.

Her courage and magic will be her greatest weapons if she hopes to succeed where all others have failed. But will she? Aurora must ask herself this very question: just how far is she willing to go to save her kingdom, and at what costs?

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Buy Links:

Amazon: The Kingdom of the Faeries: Edenhart’s Rivalry

Barnes&Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/kingdom-of-the-faeries-jn-tomczak/1123402817?type=eBook

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Review: Maggie Goes To Hollywood by Kate Danley

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“Maggie’s on the run. What better place to hide than in the faceless entertainment industry? Working on a movie set is about to introduce Maggie to a whole new level of evil. She didn’t realize that when they talked about movie magic, they meant movie MAGIC. There is a new breed of vampire taking over the studios. Every terrible reboot and horrible movie they make is designed to drain a person’s soul. Guess it’ll be up to Maggie to make sure these vamps see nothing but stars.

WARNING: This book contains cussing, brawling, and unladylike behavior. Proceed with caution.”

(Blurb from Amazon.com)

In the 6th installment of the Maggie MacKay saga, Maggie finds herself on the lamb and needing a place to hide.  After some wheeling and dealing she ends up in the San Fernando Valley as a PA for a movie studio….in otherwords, Hell.

This book has all of the things that I’ve come to expect from Maggie.  Trouble, cussing, snark, and humor.  It’s a much lighter read than book 5, which I definitely needed. (I cried so hard)  With Maggie being on the run it also means that it’s Killian – lite, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing.  Don’t get me wrong, I ADORE that effing wood elf and his literal-ness, but every once in a while we all need to be pushed out of our comfort zones.  It’s kind of like an episode of Supernatural where it’s just Sam and Dean and Cas is offscreen watching Netflix.  We enjoyed it, but we can’t wait til the next episode when the team is back together again.

I loved this book because Maggie is pretty much how I imagine I would be if I were tasked with saving the world.  I love that she doesn’t give up. I mean I want to curl up in a ball and hide right now because I don’t have any clean forks, which means Maggie is my role model. Yeah housework isn’t as fun as stabbing things, but we all have our burdens and Maggie can teach us to bear them with grace, dignity ….haha just kidding.  She is my role model, I was kidding about the grace and dignity part.

So, switching gears now as I’ve just remembered I’m reviewing this sucker and I’m supposed to be all professional and stuff.  It seems like I’ve waited an eternity for this book to come out.  Now that I’ve finished, I’m going to go back into a book depression while waiting for the next installment to come out this Fall! So I’m already going to come out and say this book was a solid 5 out of 5 stars. I’m a rabid fangirl and poor Kate Danley had to go and create an awesome world for me to worship.  You could argue that this review is biased, and it probably is, but seriously I loved this book. If there had been holes in the plot, massive grammatical errors, or just a bad story line, I would have sucked it up and written about it. Fortunately there wasn’t and I can happily gush about it.

If you haven’t read the Maggie MacKay series before and don’t know what the heck I’m fangirling over, fear not, the first book: Maggie For Hire is FREE for Kindle readers!

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Maggie For Hire

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I posted yesterday on Facebook saying that Maggie MacKay Magical Tracker Series by Kate Danley, was hands down my favorite Urban Fantasy series.  It’s true.  I stumbled upon this little gem a few years ago while recovering from a surgery.  It was included in a little boxed anthology for 99 cents.  In that anthology I discovered several Horror and Urban Fantasy books that really spoke to me, but from the first time she uttered the F word, I knew Maggie was for me.

So here are the deets about Maggie MacKay….wolverine

She’s the best at what she does, and what she does isn’t nice…okay so that’s Wolverine,
but seriously it applies to Maggie (also I think that would be a pretty awesome, seizure inducing team up)

She’s a smart mouthed anti hero….wait isn’t that Deadpool?  Omg!834f0f1f6a2367d55bf1df4b4374e793d6cf22c4484e15c9003a8b5b2ff8f29c

She say’s the F word a lot…but it’s in context so roll your eyes if you must, or revel in the fact that Maggie cusses as much as you do.  “Fucking, Elves”…(Maggie tagline)

Her family is really amazing.  Her mom is a ….mu mu wearing psychic with a penchant for perms and orange hair dye.  She gets on Maggie’s nerves, but I’m pretty sure Maggie wouldn’t have it any other way.

Maggie’s twin sister, Mindy, lives the ordinary life of an accountant who idolizes Martha Stewart.  She is always good for support and to lend you a spare room when you’re trying to thwart evil world domination.

Mr. MacKay…Maggie’s Dad, is her inspiration and taught her everything she knows. She’s constantly asking herself what her dad would do in dire situations.

The MacKay family is a riot and full of laughs, fights, and love. I want to be a member 😉

Maggie is chock full of action/adventure, supernatural worlds, humor, drama, even some sweet ‘aww’ moments.

Killian: The handsome Elf tasked by his Elf Queen to help Maggie on her quest to save the world.  He’s every gals’ fantasy, but Maggie is having none of it.  He’s a great partner, but his human skills are textbook at best.  (Which reminds me of a certain Angel Of The Lord, that I’m obsessed with 😉 )

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The best part of this whole series….There are currently 5 books published and one on the way!  To get started on a whole new magical obsession you should check out Maggie For Hire (which is FREE right now on amazon!) 

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Books are as as follows:

1.  Maggie For Hire

2. Maggie Get Your Gun

3.  Maggie On The Bounty

4. M & K Tracking

5. The  M-Team

Coming Soon: Maggie Goes To Hollywood (April 15,2016)

Also definitely worth mention: A Maggie Novella called The Ghost and Miss MacKay, which is featured in the Nightshade Anthology on Amazon. ( Another good grouping of Paranormal, Horror, and Urban Fantasy authors!) for 99 cents.

Nightshade (17 tales of Urban Fantasy, Magic, Mayhem, Demons, Fae, Witches, Ghosts, and more)

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One last note: You can’t get engrossed in Maggie without paying homage to her creator, Kate Danley.  Not only is she the genius behind Maggie, but she’s written a ton of other great stuff as well as written and produced her own plays!  Check out her social media, trust me you’ll be glad you did!

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****Disclaimer**** I don’t own anything. This is an opinion piece. If you created the art, lemme know and I’ll certainly give you credit or take it down as you wish.  Enjoy.