Soul Promise – Book II in the Soul Mate Series

Hello, All! I wanted to take a moment to introduce you to my beautiful friend and fellow author, Rachel Walter!

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See? I told you she was beautiful!

Rachel has written a new book, SOUL PROMISE, which is book two in her Soul Mate series. It’s only $1.99 on Amazon. I’m halfway through the book, and what I love more than anything is the raw emotion that she has invested in each of her characters. I’ve ugly cried and I’ve laughed out loud at 1 a.m. with a grumpy husband shooshing me. I love the slow burning love that often comes off as hate between hot Henry and sweet Skeeter. I love the world building and magic that takes me away with every page. Here’s the beautiful cover.

 

Soul promise Cover Hi, Henry. Howya doin’?

 

 

Here’s the book’s description:

“Broken is finding the light and the healing you crave,
and knowing you can never have it.”

After the attack on his sister and his newfound abilities forming, Henry Williams is struggling to keep it all together. His wolf does not allow him to sleep, and he is beginning to hear voices, torturing him mercilessly.

Henry feels as though there is a war brewing inside of him and he is unable to control it. As a protector, he must find a way to fight his inner demons before he is left vulnerable to the real ones.

But an unexpected love finds Henry and he tries hard to resist it. Will Henry be able to overcome his inner demons? Will he be able to protect his mate?

*** This is book number 2 in this series. Please note that it is suggested to read the series in sequential order. ***

*Warning* This novel is intended for mature YA readers. 15 + for language and mild violence.

 

Now go and get it!! :)

 

 

The NBA is Coming to El Paso, Texas! Aug. 4-8 Basketball Combine Camp

Contact: Paul de la Peña-Franceschi                                                                           July 16, 2014

Director of Business Operations

Basketball Combine Texas

(915) 422-0566

paul@legalinteractive.org

~ The NBA is Coming to El Paso ~

Basketball Combine Presents its “Point Guard & Post Player Academy” Camp Aug. 4-8

     Friendships, self-confidence, skills, technique, and unforgettable lessons from notable coaches and inspirational speakers – Basketball Combine is pleased to announce its co-ed encore camp, “Point Guard & Post Player Academy” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. August 4 through 8 at El Paso High School, 800 E. Schuster Ave.

     After a successful inaugural camp in June, Basketball Combine is having its second Co-ed event with exciting changes including upping the age of participants to high school level. Children ages 7 to 17 are invited to attend. Cost is $250 with breakfast and lunch served. No matter the skill level, Basketball Combine offers training for all players.

     Featured speakers and coaches include:

- Taylor Jenkins – Assistant Coach Atlanta Hawks, NBA D-League Championship Coach, San Antonio Spurs Trained (5 Years) - Squeaky Johnson – San Antonio Spurs D-League Champion, Charlotte Hornets Guard, NBA Guard (2007-Present), & Bob Cousy Nominee
- Nick Saenz – NBA Summer League Staff Member, Tony Parker Basketball Camp Lead Coach
- Steve Yellen – Former UTEP Player, Basketball In The Barrio Leader

- Leonard Owens – Former UTEP Basketball Player & Street Cred Instructor
- Tyler Tafoya – Former UTEP Basketball Player & Student Coach
- Joseph Welsh – Don Haskins Tournament Chair, El Paso Heat Basketball President   - Alex Arredondo – Abundant Living Faith Center Youth Pastor

Campers will participate in the following:

- Morning Individual Point Guard Institute Training – Morning point guard instruction with Squeaky Johnson (NBA), Tyler Tafoya (Former UTEP Player/Assistant Coach Wasatch Academy) & Nick Saenz (Coach In Charge Of Tony Parker’s Camps & NBA Summer Leagues)
- Morning Individual Post Play Institute Training – Morning post play instruction with NBA prospect Daniel Chatchou & Professional Coaches From Mexico.
- Afternoon- Tournament Play Organized By School or Team 

Register online at: www.basketballcombine.com

For more information, contact: Paul de la Peña-Franceschi at (915) 422-0566.

Guests Coaches available for interviews include: Coach Taylor Jenkins, Squeaky Johnson, and Nick Saenz. Please contact Paul for availability.   

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He’s an angel of death tortured by his sympathy for humans…

“Is there anything that you want to tell me about yourself?” She implored him with her eyes.
The image of her burned into him. She was so beautiful. In those seconds, he wanted to act and speak with abandon, to come clean and bare his very soul to her. He wanted with everything in him to tell her how much he truly loved her, to beg her to just give him a try, to let him show her how her life could be if she let him love her. He hoped beyond hope that the words he couldn’t say would be reflected in his eyes. But then, as quickly as it fled, his reality set in – he was an angel of death and she, a mortal. – MINE by Julia Bade #Paranormal #NewAdult #Romance

http://www.pinterest.com/juliabade/inspiration-for-my-newadult-paranormal-mine-romanc/

Mine- By Julia Bade

Squeaky Johnson is giving back and talks about his life in his new book!

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Squeaky Johnson’s Big Arrival at Basketball Combine Camp in El Paso, Texas! And check out his new book: http://www.amazon.com/My-Faith-Kept-Me-Going/dp/193967011X/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1403723412&sr=8-1&keywords=carldell+johnson

It’s getting hot in here! (Paranormal Romance-MINE)

It's getting hot in here! (Paranormal Romance-MINE).

It’s getting hot in here! (Paranormal Romance-MINE)

I’m excited to share that I am working on something very yummy for you! It’s a new paranormal romance called MINE. It started of course, with an idea.

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  A year ago, I started typing away, ignoring my bad posture, hunched over my laptop in concentration, going to bed at 3 and 4 in the morning! 

 

It started as a story based on the Greek goddess Astraea… 60,000 words and hours of research connecting Greek gods and backstories later (which I’m sure I can use in another book, for words and ideas should not go to waste!),  the premise took a WHOLE different turn… And EVERYTHING started falling perfectly into place. Things would connect simply by very good luck, and I’d shriek and dance… I found a perfect soundtrack to write to, and then I picked out the characters for this book. This made it come even more alive. Their faces inspired me. You can see them on my Pinterest board here!

I had Jacob and Dalia in my head (Photos courtesy of Ariana Grande and Liam Hemsworth)…

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 …But I couldn’t find the perfect face for my villain. I knew he was hot, and while scary, he had to be irresistible! So one day in my MFA class, we were asked to watch The Butterfly Circus, and this happened… (photos courtesy of The Butterfly Circus and Eduardo Verastegui)

 

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 Love at first sight! Wait! Here’s one more:

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 I had found my PERFECT muse for the evil Sebastian, and let me tell you… if I had to submit myself to him and give him my life and purity to spare my loved ones… well, I’d be a very willing martyr…

So things are coming along well! If you’d like to sample the first few chapters, drop me a line! The synopsis is below!

 

There is a balance between life and death that should never be tampered with.

      Tall, dark, and deadly…

     Jacob is charming and gorgeous, ever the gentleman, ever the heart, but he’s also an angel of death, doomed to take the souls of mortals who he’s grown quite compassionate of. And one in particular has stolen his heart, a human named Dalia, and he’s flipping for her… literally. There’s only one way to get closer to this irresistible human. He’s joined the college cheer team where she’s the captain. But trying to balance his death duties, cheer practice, wild college parties and wooing the team’s tough leader are nothing compared to what’s coming.

 

     Sexy, intellectual, compassionate and strong-willed…

     School and cheerleading are Dalia’s life, end of story. But suddenly, her interest has been sparkedby an intoxicating stranger, and her tough exterior, molded by a recent heartbreak, is quickly crumbling against her will. Jacob is endearing and mysterious – not to mention dazzling with his hazel eyes, sandy brown hair and a body that kills – and he’s getting closer to her interior – a girl who just wants to love and be loved. She’ll fight her heart every step of the way, until she simply can’t…

 

     Happily ever after…

     It’s just not possible when you’re an angel of death or when you happen to be dating one.

 

     When Jacob’s master, Sebastian, begins to suspect Jacob’s emotions have gone too far, he instigates an aggressive and devastating plan to stop Jacob’s “reckless” behavior.

      In a climactic moment that brings Jacob, Sebastian and Dalia together, Jacob’s “foolish” infatuation with Dalia is revealed. According to Sebastian, this foolishness is dangerous and forbidden, capable of impairing judgment over the presiding of souls, and capable of bringing an even worse punishment from the Underworld than stealing souls on earth – the eradication of their kind.

     Sebastian must teach Jacob the severity of his actions, and the lessons best taught often involve those we cherish.  

     Dalia is now being hunted by an insatiable predator, and Jacob vows to protect her at all costs. But Dalia is no damsel in distress. As this new reality sets in, and as she watches those she loves get pulled deep into this evil tryst, she instigates her own plan – one meant to save Jacob and her family who are now swallowed up in Sebastian’s wrath. Fearless and resolute, she will search for Sebastian and give herself and her purity fully to him. But that’s the easy part- leaving behind the angel she loves proves far harder than the danger of what’s to come.

     In a world of demons, death, life and love, MINE is an emotionally-driven read. Dalia is bold and beautiful as she takes on a modern role of The Arabian Nights’ Scheherazade, working to charm her captor and protect her own cherished ones. But will it work?