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Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Karen Amanda Hooper, author of Tangled Tides and Grasping at Eternity, is sharing her newest cover today. The sequel to Grasping at Eternity, book 2 of The Kindrily series, is titled Taking Back Forever. 

Karen and her cover designer, Alexandra Shostak, have worked side by side to create the Taking Back Forever cover. After lots of hard work (and a lot of love) here it is…
Want to know more? Here’s a summary of Taking Back Forever. 

Forever is worth the fight. 

Maryah erased all memory of her past lives, but she couldn’t erase her soul mate Nathan, or his undying love. Now, Maryah and Nathan have a second chance at a future together, but first Maryah must remember the person she used to be and embrace her supernatural gifts—more than one kindrily member’s life depends on it. 

Maryah’s power is Harmony’s best hope of finding her kidnapped soul mate, Gregory. But Harmony isn’t big on asking anyone for help, and she’s tired of waiting, so she’s taking matters into her own hands. Heaven help anyone who stands in her way. 

To celebrate, Karen and Alexandra are giving away signed paperbacks of Grasping at Eternity. (Signed by Karen AND Alexandra!) 
Contest is open internationally!

Alexandra Shostak is a writer of dark and fantastical things, mostly meant for teenagers. She is a freelance cover designer, and is available to do covers and interior artwork directly for authors. She is also a former Irish dancer, a guitar player, and the person who can get you through the zombie apocalypse without getting bitten.
If you’re especially worried about the zombie apocalypse, you can find her in one of these places:
or on Twitter as @a_shostak

Karen was born and bred in Baltimore, frolicked and froze in Colorado for a couple of years, and is currently sunning and splashing around Florida with her two beloved dogs. She's addicted to coffee, chocolate, and complicated happily-ever-afters. Due to her strong Disney upbringing, she still believes in fairytales and will forever sprinkle magic throughout all of her novels.


S.A. Larsenッ said...

Alexandra did a fantastic job with Karen's cover. I love it! Totally visual with a cool color pallet.

Natasha Hawkins said...

Love the cover! So many details; heart in the cage, clock in the background, black feather, eyes peering out...keeps me guessing!

Thanks for sharing, Jessie.

Cecilia Robert said...

Wow, I love that cover. Beautifully done!

Kelly Hashway said...

I love the heart in the cage!

Meradeth Houston said...

Amazing cover! It really pulled me in!

Unknown said...

So much symbolism. It makes me want to know more about why those things are there. :)

Anonymous said...

I love the cover. there is nothing I would change!

Angela Brown said...

That cover looks awesome and the premise is so intriguing.

Catherine Stine said...

What a great cover!!!

Beth said...

great cover and synop

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