Salvation: Defiance Book 3 release day!

(Remember to check out my RT 2014 Panel Schedule below (or click this link!) to find out where Steph / Syd/ SE will be this week!)

SALVATION:  Defiance book 3

 

Luna Davies is headed for trouble. She knows exactly what the men who run motorcycle clubs are capable of—the ruthless violence, the grabs for power, the brutal treatment of women. The one bright spot in her dark world is being held against his will by a rival gang after sacrificing himself for the sake of the club—without saying goodbye first. She needs to bring Bishop home to Defiance, both for the good of the MC and for herself.

 

Keller’s mafia has thrived in the fallout from the Chaos and their compound is a city of sin, a world of debauched excess where people live in fear with nowhere else to go. When Luna is taken prisoner, Bishop has no choice but to lie. As far as the enemy knows, she’s his. It’s the one thing that will keep her safe.

 

Caught off guard, Luna follows Bishop’s lead. And that’s where the lines begin to blur, because what’s been building between them for real is undeniable. But what Keller’s protecting is something he’ll kill to keep under wraps and with Defiance unable to come to their rescue, and only each other to turn to, Luna and Bish may be facing their final goodbye.

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You can read an excerpt here and find the buy links here!

New to the Defiance world?  Check here for more information.

Heroes & Heartbreakers has a great first look up!  Nicole says, “Salvation is the strongest book so far in a great series.”

 

 

So, yesterday, this happened…

From Heroes and Heartbreakers:  SE Jakes is Stephanie Tyler

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Today Riptide Publishing, home to LBGTQ fiction, announces that their author SE Jakes is also bestselling author Stephanie Tyler (the Defiance series).  (Click here for the rest of the article.)

And then USA Today interviewed…all of me today.  vipers_276

So, I’ve got another name, besides Tyler and Croft 🙂 And I’ll be at RT as…all of them!  It’s been a wild and fun ride and I’m thrilled to find out that I’ve got a lot of readers who’ve actually been reading all the names without realizing it.  Very cool!

What does this mean for Tyler?  Well, it’s really just business as usual around here.  The Vipers MC books and the SE Jakes Havoc MC books will be sharing an overreaching universe (ie, I’ll be mentioning the Tyler MC in the Jakes salvation_276books), but there’s no crossover storylines in the books (which means you won’t be missing any of the Vipers story if you only read the Tyler books and vice-versa).  But if you’re interested in what SE Jakes has to offer, you can check out SEJakes.com.  And Sydney Croft will also be writing a novella for Riptide’s Charity Antho this year, which comes out in November.

And next week, Salvation:  Defiance 3 comes out!  So MCs for all!

I’ve been writing SEJ since March of 2011, and I write for both Samhain and Riptide while continuing Tyler and Croft. So, I’ve been busy.  Good busy, though.

Carina’s New Adult Blog Blitz!

CarinaPressBlitzBannerHey guys!  You can join in Carina’s New Adult Blog Blitz that’s happening through March 23rd – last count, I think 80 blogs signed up to talk about some of Carina’s newest New Adult releases, including:

Danube Adele – her latest release is Quicksilver Dreams (book 1 in Dreamwalkers series -Jan 2014)

Kristine Wyllys – her latest release is Wild Ones (book 1 in The Lane series – Jan 2014)

Stina Lindenblatt – her latest release is Tell Me When (book 1 in new series – Jan 2014)

and my newest, which is my November 2013 release, Redemption, which is book 2 in the Defiance series.  (and I’ll be posting the cover and blurb for book 3, Salvation, soon!)

As of right now, these are the blogs that have posted (and I’ll keep adding 🙂

http://bookaddict24-7.com/

http://readersconfession.com/2014/03/carina-press-blitz-wexcerpt-guest-post-giveaway.html

http://sunmountainreviews.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/new-adult-book-blitz-from-carina-press-author-guest-posts-giveaway/

http://thebooktart.com/contest/carina-press-new-adult-blitz-contest/

http://thestorybehindthebookcover.blogspot.ca/2014/03/book-blitz-carina-press-new-adult-books.html

http://roxykade.blogspot.ca/2014/03/carina-press-new-adult-book-blitz.html

 

Redemption release day!

Redemption, book 2 in the Defiance series, is out today!  It’s Mathias and Jessa’s story in the world I’ve dubbed Sons of Anarchy meets the Apocalypse.

Mathias Robichaud is looking for an alliance. The Defiance motorcycle club is a stronghold in the dangerous world that’s become the new norm and he’s driven to prove he’s tough enough to be sworn in as a full member. But when he sees a beautiful, spirited girl abducted by a rival MC, rescuing her jeopardizes all he’s worked for.

 

Politician’s daughter Jessa Everson knows what’s expected of her—obedience, loyalty and silence—but that doesn’t mean she doesn’t fight when she’s kidnapped by the Lords of Vengeance. Having Mathias save her is like gaining an avenging angel in leather and tattoos. But Defiance is known for brutal justice, and she may have just traded one bad situation for another.

 

Mathias’s urge to protect is too strong to ignore, no matter how much trouble Jessa brings to Defiance’s gates. There’s no room in the post-Chaos world for weakness so if Mathias and Jessa have any chance of surviving, they’ll need to put their full strength behind the MC…and hope that the MC will do the same for them.

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You can read an excerpt here and find order links here.

Defiance, book 1 in the series, was just nominated by RT Magazine for Best New Adult Novel!  So if you need up on Defiance, it’s on sale until the end of defiance_99cNovember – $1.99 wherever eBooks are sold 🙂

Rebelling against her legacy as the MC’s princess, Tru Tennyson escaped the ruthless, male-dominated culture of the Defiance motorcycle club. Three years later, her newfound freedom is ripped away, thanks to a massive hybrid storm that killed millions. Now, in the post-Chaos world of semi-darkness and near-total anarchy where gangs rule, she discovers the dangerous world of Defiance may be the one thing that can keep her safe.

Tru is at the MC’s mercy when she’s dragged back to her former home … and to the only man she’s ever pictured a future with. Caspar is the bastard son of the club’s leader, her safe haven when life got rough — and her onetime lover the night she left. When Tru refuses to trade sex for power and be claimed by a rival club leader, she also dares to announce she wants Caspar instead, throwing the MC into turmoil.

Tru’s brazen revolt could start a gang war and destroy the club from within. Now both Tru and the MC must wait for Caspar’s response… and the inevitable fallout.

 

Defiance is an RT Top Pick!!

My first Top Pick!  I’m so excited!  RT gave Defiance 4.5 stars and says:

“Unforgettable! The setting, the characters, the plot — every element of Tyler’s book is completely unlike anything else out there. Sure, you have read about motorcycle clubs, and bad boys with chips on their shoulders, and post-apocalyptic settings — now imagine combining all of these elements and add in one smart-mouthed heroine who knows her mind and you will get the wonder that is Defiance.”

Defiance is a recommended read at Romance Novel News!  Jennifer Porter says:

“The world of Defiance sucked me in completely. I could not put it down. The darkness of the story provided an excellent backdrop to the uncertainty of life for its inhabitants, especially Tru and Caspar. I cannot wait to see where Tyler takes this series next.

 “Defiance” might actually make me a new adult convert. I highly recommend this story.”

And finally, I really love what Under The Covers Book Blog says about Defiance:

“In a promising start to a new look in New Adult, DEFIANCE is taking the best elements of Fiction and creating a hybrid read that stands out like a gem.”

Today, I’m at RT with a quiz: titled:  Could You Handle Stephanie Tyler’s Defiance universe?

I’m over at Fiction Vixen talking about Tru.

For more reviews and interviews and giveaways, see yesterday’s post!

You can order Defiance here and read the first chapter here!

Thanks again to all the bloggers and readers who really helped me get the word out there about this book 🙂

 

 

Defiance release day!!!

Defiance releases today – it’s the first in a series of New Adult post-apocolyptic CARINA_0613_9781426896026motorcycle books 🙂 Think, Sons of Anarchy meets the apocalypse!

Rebelling against her legacy as the MC’s princess, Tru Tennyson escaped the ruthless, male-dominated culture of the Defiance motorcycle club. Three years later, her newfound freedom is ripped away, thanks to a massive hybrid storm that killed millions. Now, in the post-Chaos world of semi-darkness and near-total anarchy where gangs rule, she discovers the dangerous world of Defiance may be the one thing that can keep her safe.

 Tru is at the MC’s mercy when she’s dragged back to her former home . . . and to the only man she’s ever pictured a future with. Caspar is the bastard son of the club’s leader, her safe haven when life got rough — and her onetime lover the night she left. When Tru refuses to trade sex for power and be claimed by a rival club leader, she also dares to announce she wants Caspar instead, throwing the MC into turmoil.

 Tru’s brazen revolt could start a gang war and destroy the club from within. Now both Tru and the MC must wait for Caspar’s response … and the inevitable fallout

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Defiance is an eBook, full length novel. You can read the full first chapter here and order Defiance here!

I had a lot of awesome people who reviewed Defiance / are running giveaways / interviews / hosting me on their blogs over the next week.  Here’s today’s sampling (& I’ll update as more come in!)

S&M’s Book Obsession reviewed (and loved!) Defiance – you can read the review here! (and they’ve got a giveaway!)

Book-A-Holic Anon wrote a great review too!  Read it here! (and it appears they both have a thing for Bish 🙂

Jennifer Porter did a First Look of Defiance at Heroes & Heartbreakers.

There’s also a Q&A with me up with Fiktshun! (and a giveaway!)

There are other reviews at: Literal AddictionJenee’s Book Blog and a joint review at The Book Pushers and still another at Touch The Night.