End of Summer Sale: Solstice Island by Mae Clair – FREE

End of Summer Sale: Solstice Island by Mae Clair is FREE 8/31 and 9/1

Solstice Island Final

#cryptidfiction #romance #adventure 

I know summer isn’t officially over until the autumnal equinox rolls around mid-September, but by the time the calendar reads August 31, I’m already thinking fall. My husband and I will be closing our pool this coming weekend, Halloween stuff is stocked in most every store I visit, and the days are growing noticeably shorter. I live in the northeast where summer is much, much too short. Blink and it’s easy to miss. I love fall, but I thrive on summer. So…I’m lamenting the demise of my favorite season with an end of summer sale on SOLSTICE ISLAND, my breezy romantic adventure novella.

Why should you read it (other than the fact it’s like a shot of summer wrapped up inside Kindle pages)? I’m glad you asked. [Symbol]

The Top Ten Reasons Why You Should Read Solstice Island by Mae Clair:

10.  You’ll meet a hot charter boat captain trying to live down his family legacy.

9.   You’ll encounter a spunky heroine cryptozoologist, determined hot captain should embrace said family legacy and all the baggage that goes with it.

8.   You’ll be able to impress your friends with your stunning new knowledge of cryptozoology.

7.   You may find yourself struck by the uncontrollable urge to look up blurry images of strange creatures online or go on a cryptid hunt (think Loch Ness, Big Foot, and the Jersey Devil).

6.   You’ll learn why you should never ignore a craving for mint chocolate chip ice cream.

5.   The next time your boat is attacked by a rampaging sea monster, you’ll know precisely what to do.

4.   You’ll be swept up in a tale of romance, adventure, and folklore.

3.   You’ll uncover buried treasure, thwart a villain, and discover a new use for a boat oar.

2.   As a 72 page novella, SOLSTICE ISLAND makes a quick end of summer read.

And the number one reason you should read SOLSTICE ISLAND:

1.   It’s FREE on Amazon August 31 and September 1!

http://www.amazon.com/Solstice-Island-Mae-Clair-ebook/dp/B00JHN4EBC 

SOLSTICE ISLAND Blurb:
Can an ancient leviathan work magic between a practical man and an idealistic woman?

Rylie Carswell is an amateur cryptozoologist in search of a mythical creature, the Sea Goliath. In order to reach Solstice Island, a location the ancient leviathan is rumored to haunt, she’s forced to hire charter boat captain, Daniel Decatur.

Initially, Daniel wants nothing to do with the trip or the fool woman waving double payment in his face. Convinced she’s yet another loony treasure hunter looking for gold on the remote island, he reluctantly agrees. An embittered neighbor wants to have his charter license yanked, so the extra cash will help him stay afloat.

It doesn’t take long for Daniel to realize Rylie is after the same beast his parents were tracking when they mysteriously vanished ten years earlier. He’s avoided all links to cryptozoology ever since, but the smart and sexy cryptid hunter has him second-guessing his oath and wondering what he’s signed on for.

Warning:  A family legacy, glowing plankton and rough waters.

Mae Clair

About Mae Clair:

Mae Clair has been chasing myth, monsters and folklore through research and reading since she was a kid. As an adult, she stumbled onto the field of cryptozoology and realized there were others like her who loved speculating about weird and wonderful creatures.

Her blog, From the Pen of Mae Clair, features a weekly post each Monday where she examines a different myth or urban legend. In 2013 and 2015, she journeyed to West Virginia to learn more about the legendary Mothman, a creature who will factor into an upcoming series of novels.

As a writer, she pens tales of romantic mystery flavored with a twist of myth or folklore. Married to her high school sweetheart, Mae lives in Pennsylvania. Her passions include cats, history and exploring old graveyards.  Look for Mae on her website at MaeClair.net

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My Stamp of Approval (part 3)

It’s been a nice ride, folks. Sadly, this is the last of the promotional posts… for now. On the bright side, you should have a really high “to-read” pile by now.  Before you dig in, if you haven’t already, allow me to introduce to you the last, but certainly not the least, five amazing authors on my list.  I should add, there are several great authors in the Prose & Cons clan. After all, we started out with the alias “The gang of twenty-one” and have only grown from there.  I think we have about twenty-four authors now. Don’t quote me on that. But I’m fairly certain that’s the number.

With anything else, certain people tend to flock to others. Their personalities gel and/or they are like-minded.  While others tend to keep to themselves. There’s nothing wrong with being shy mind you.  It’s just harder to get to know the ones who are.  Personally, I like to take care of my own, the authors I’ve gotten to know through Prose & Cons. My post-school clique, if you will.

Let me just say, I feel terrible that this post didn’t make it in for the end of the last week, as originally planned (or was it the week before– yikes!).  I’ve been out straight lately. Polishing my latest manuscript, crafting the perfect query for it, the synopsis, etc. And in the middle of it all, this bronchitis-type bug wiped me out.  “I don’t have time to be sick!” was my first thought. The illness didn’t care, or wasn’t listening.  Needless to say, it has slowed me down a bit.  It hasn’t stopped me because I won’t allow it to.  But truthfully, it has slowed me down, as much as it kills me to admit.

Okay, back to the reason we are here today.

If you love crime fiction as much as I do– as a reader and a writer– you’re in for a real treat with the first two authors on my list.  Drum roll please… 

Mia Thompson is the author of an internationally bestselling New Adult Thriller series.  Her first two novels, STALKING SAPPHIRE and SILENCING SAPPHIRE, were published by Diversion Books in 2013. To learn more about Mia, or to browse her other books go here.

stalking sapphire

 

Description of Stalking Sapphire:

Despite the illusion Sapphire Dubois presents to the rest of the world, she is not just your stereotypical 22-year old Beverly Hills heiress; she hunts serial killers. While her fellow heirs spend their nights with trending celebs and drugs at the hottest club, Sapphire secretly spends hers luring, capturing, and anonymously handing over So-Cal’s most wanted killers to the police — just your average Tuesday night.

What Sapphire doesn’t know is that one of her adversaries is watching her every move, aware of both her true identity and her unconventional hobby. Needless to say, he doesn’t approve.

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