50% Sale — All Stevie Woods eBooks from Amber Allure

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Stevie Woods:author of gay romantic fiction

Starting today and lasting until 17th February, all my ebooks – novels and novellas – are on sale from my publishers website! Whether you like contemporary or fantasy, science fiction or historical, there’s bound to be something you’d enjoy. Take a look:

50% Overall Discount Sale— All Stevie Woods E-Books

http://www.amberquill.com/store/m/210-Stevie-Woods.aspx

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My social media contacts

Thought perhaps it was time to remind folk of my social media links:)

Most of them are in the sidebar, but it doesn’t do any harm to repeat them!

Twitter: https://twitter.com/LSGibson2

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/authorLSGibson

Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/author/lsgibson

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/lsgibson2/

Goodreads page: http://www.goodreads.com/user/show/18392351-l-s-gibson

AuthordB: http://authorsdb.com/authors-directory/2544-l-s-gibson

AuthorGraph: http://www.authorgraph.com/authors/LSGibson2

Oh, and of course, my website: http://lsgibsonauthor.com

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Excerpt from Fantasy novel, The Eynan

TheEynan_medHere’s an excerpt from early on in my Fantasy novel, The Eynan. Helps set the scene from what is to follow.

BLURB:
When his dreams of marrying his beloved Gallia crumble to ash, Jhond of the House of Reeve knows he must leave home. Having grown up among the old legends of the time of magistry, he decides to follow the clues to find the fabled Temple of the Magi. On his journey there he meets up with Ninian who knows more than it first seems. Together they investigate the Temple and Ninian helps Jhond to realize the truth of his ability. Magistry is not simply a long past myth, it exists. Ninian is a mage – and so is Jhond.

It is only the beginning of their epic journey. They make new friends and dangerous enemies, become embroiled in a war of empires, encounter old loves and learn the value of forgiveness, , while all the time Jhond is refining his skills as a mage.

Gradually all the pieces begin to draw together and Jhond learns he may be more than a simple mage, he might just be the answer to everyone’s prayers. He might be the much vaunted Eynan of long forgotten legend.

EXCERPT:
Lord Girau felt his world swim around him. He should have been proud that the Royal family would accept the hand of a member of his family. Instead, he felt only dizzy and wondered if the scene would ever settle before his eyes. He had hoped and prayed this day would never come; he had come firmly to believe his guilt was long past and well buried. But it had come back to haunt him, and how.

Would they ever forgive them, forgive him? Here he was being selfish again, thinking only of himself, only of his pain. What of his son, what of that pretty child? What had he done to them?

He thought of the cruel fate, that fate which had at the time seemed sweet, but was only really waiting, like a snake in the grass, to make him pay for his crime. When the duke had asked his friends, the Lord and Lady Girau of Reeve to take the young, newly-motherless, girl under their wing together with their own large family, it had seemed fate played a kind hand to him. A kind hand!

He glanced over to his youngest son who stood at the wide window overlooking the gardens. They were in full bloom, the flowers and shrubs waving slightly in the afternoon breeze, and they usually helped him to relax after a busy day. This day they only helped to remind him of how lonely he felt. He brought his gaze back to Jhond, leaning both his hands and his forehead on the cool glass. His handsome son, tall and strong; with eyes of deep blue that could somehow look violet in certain lights, and light blond hair. Girau was sure his son wasn’t really seeing the beautiful garden; he was seeing another vision, a vision of his lovely lady. What Girau had to say would only hurt his beloved son. However, it would do no-one any good to delay the inevitable. He gathered his courage around him like a shield. He would need it. He swallowed and rose slowly to his feet. He moved quietly to stand a few feet behind his son.

“Jhond,” he said quietly. For a moment Girau thought perhaps his son hadn’t heard.

Then Jhond turned around. There was an odd look in his eye, as if he suspected his father had more to tell him. Girau swallowed again, and straightened his shoulders. “I’m sorry but you can’t marry Gallia. She is… she is.” His courage failed him, until he saw the look of consternation in his son’s eyes. He took a deep breath and began again. “It’s forbidden by the laws of the secular and the religious for any man to marry his blood.”

“What?” Whatever Jhond had expected it had obviously not been that. “My blood?” he asked, looking utterly perplexed.

“Gallia is the daughter of the Duchess, but she is also my daughter. You can’t marry your own half-sister,” Girau finished, his voice husky and breaking.

For a moment it looked as if Jhond hadn’t understood, then his face went whiter than the thrice-bleached curtains draping the window behind him.

Available in ebook and print from Amber Quill Press:

http://www.amberquill.com/store/p/1803-The-Eynan.aspx

and from Amazon

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Excerpt from SF novel, QUESTOR

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Here’s an excerpt that hopefully will whet a reader’s appetite:

“You know us?” Jon queried, for the first time feeling threatened, though he couldn’t say why.

“Don’t be disturbed,” Triena replied. “You’re in no danger from us.”

There she goes again, Jon thought.

“What did you mean by the Gift?” asked Manny from her other side.

“It’s a term we use to describe our ability to discern things about others and our surroundings and, in certain cases, particular abilities of the some minds that can manifest physically. It varies from person to person, but each Rhiava has the Gift to some degree, for one specific purpose or another. Some have more than one manifestation.”

“You referred to those elders remaining not being strong enough in the Gift, so what does that mean?” Manny queried, glancing at Jon, who didn’t understand either.

He figured Manny probably didn’t even know what questions to ask.

“You’re a curious people to be sure,” interjected one of the other Rhiava from across the table.

“Allow me to introduce Sernov, one of the senior elders.”

“Do you object to our asking questions?” Jon asked. “If so, please accept our apologies. We meant no offence.”

“No offence has been taken, young one. I see nothing wrong with curiosity; it’s the way one learns. Mistress Triena explained to you we all possess the Gift. What she didn’t tell you is that, when necessary, we can combine our Gifts for the good of all. Those who didn’t attend Ritual and who faced the Midea alone were not strong enough, even when joined, to discern the truth of their intention until it was too late.”

“Enough talk for now,” interrupted Wirva. “My good food will be cold if you don’t stop talking and start eating.”

Everyone gave Wirva a small bow and began eating dutifully. Jon was very pleasantly surprised at how good the stew was. He finished his meal in record time.

“I appreciate your gesture,” Wirva said on seeing his empty plate.

“It was no gesture…that was delicious.”

“Yes, it sure was,” Manny agreed. “It’ll make a welcome addition to Martin’s collection when we return to Questor, if you’ll allow us to take the recipe, and perhaps some supplies?” He raised a questioning eyebrow. “If we can discuss some form of exchange when you’re ready.”

“That can be discussed later. When will your vessel begin to be concerned that you do not return?” asked Sernov.

“They probably already are. We were supposed to contact our vessel when we attained orbit, but the transmission was very garbled due to interference. I’d said we’d try again on landing. That was before I entered your atmosphere and discovered just how bad the interference was. Manny, how long was I unconscious?”

“About three hours I’d say. Triena and Lector found us immediately following our crash and then brought us here. It must be over four hours since we last spoke to the X.O.”

“They’ll certainly be anxious already, but how long before they can come after us is another question,” Jon said.

QUESTOR is available in both eBook and Print.

Buy link: http://amberquill.com/Questor.html

Also available at AmazonARe Books and other booksellers

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Didn’t realize it had been that long!

Heck, two months since my last post. I knew it had been a while, I’d been going through something of a low period – not even sure why but writing seemed to be the last thing on my mind.

Well, I want to try and get things back to normal, or perhaps better than they were because I wasn’t posting that often anyway!

Hang on while I find an excerpt to post… Be back in a minute:)

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50% off my book prices!

For three days only, Amber Quill Press has all genre fiction on sale for a total of 50% off the normal price! From November 19-21 you can stock up on some great science fiction, fantasy, western, historical, romance and mystery novels.
Three of my books are included:
Fantasy novel: THE EYNAN
A young man goes on a mission of discovery after losing the woman he loves. Along the way, he finds much more than he could possibly have imagined…
Fantasy novel, sequel: THE EYNAN 2: GARILEON
Two separate visions draw Jhond and his fellow mage Ninian to the icy wastes and a crumbling abandoned nunnery—one of a pretty mage, and the other of an evil entity…
Science Fiction novel: QUESTOR
Lost in the depths of space, desperately low on supplies, the crew of the spaceship Questor discovers two inhabited worlds, but the price of help may be way too high.
Go to my publisher’s website to get this great deal on my books:

Globalized links for Amazon!

Amazonkindle-logoI discovered a way to post globalized links on my website for the purchase of my books from Amazon. In other words, when you want to purchase my novels from Amazon, from wherever you are in the world, when you click the Amazon Kindle link on my website you will transferred to your nearest Amazon site!

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