What’s Next

Hi everyone,

First, I want to thank you for your kind words about Breaker and the Ondine Quartet. Completing the series has been quite the journey and I’m thrilled that so many of you have enjoyed the ride alongside Kendra.

This post is a brief update on what’s coming up next.

Emma’s Elites

Elites (1)Membership to my amazing street team, Emma’s Elites, will be opening up at the end of this month. If you’re interested in joining a fun, unbelievably awesome group of people with exclusive access to excerpts, covers, ARCs, giveaways, and goodies before anyone else, then be sure to drop by this blog on March 24 to apply.


Upcoming Projects

next1There have also been changes to my upcoming release schedule. First, I will not be releasing LOST BLOOD as was originally planned. I will also not be releasing the adult Steel Magic series, at least for now.

I currently have no plans to write another young adult book in the near future. I also won’t be starting a new series this coming year.

There are many, many reasons for this, but the main reason is that I’m exhausted. Writing a series is a huge commitment that spans several years. Finishing the Ondine Quartet felt like ending a four-year relationship. I need time to creatively explore other ideas before committing to anything so long-term again.

My next work, which will be released later this year, is an adult stand-alone novel (currently still untitled) and I’m very, very excited about it. 🙂

I don’t want to say too much about it yet, but I’ll share images/ tidbits soon. If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, you’ll get first look. I’ll also have a title and blurb to share with you soon.

Other changes on the horizon: I’m in the process of updating/changing my website and I plan to incorporate this blog within my website (rather than keeping it separate). I’ve been working on it for awhile and the project is taking me far longer than I intended, but I’m hoping to get it done soon. I’ll let you know what’s going on with that as things progress.


Sale and Release reminder

In other news, a quick reminder that Ondine Quartet Collection: Volume 1 is still on sale at $2.99 (reg. price $5.99).

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And if you haven’t read Crest or Breaker yet, the digital box set (ONDINE QUARTET COLLECTION: VOLUME 2) is now available.

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Have a great week!

Lost Blood Cover Reveal!

Happy Halloween, everyone – what a perfect day for this cover reveal!

Once again, I’m thrilled with what my designer, Michelle (Facebook | Website), has created. She perfectly captured the atmospheric mood of the story and the world of Brannigan City.

Lost Blood will be my next release after Breaker and is the first book of CHANCER, my new mature young adult urban fantasy. A blend of supernatural mystery and horror, the series features high-stakes action, a strong heroine, a variety of rich magic, and a slow-burn romance over the series arc much like the Ondine Quartet. The Chancer world, however, is very different from the elemental one and the journey Delaney and Liam embark upon is a heart-pounding adventure laced with intrigue, danger, and excitement.

The dark setting of Brannigan City features a diverse mythology and a world in which humans co-exist with monsters. Lost Blood will release in 2015.

Without further ado, here it is!

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They are the Strange, those born of magic, myths, and legends. Beings who defy scientific explanation, whose physical and mental abilities far surpass the limitations of the human body.

When they first appeared, the world resisted, frightened by their powers. But after decades of bloodshed, humanity finally accepted that the Strange were here to stay.

A tenuous peace exists. For now.

WELCOME TO BRANNIGAN CITY

Seventeen-year-old Delaney Corbeau is one of the Skilled. As a Chancer, she uses her magic to help humans find everything from misplaced keys and hidden heirlooms to lost pets.

She can find anyone and anything…except the two people she needs the most.

Liam Connelly is an Earth Shifter and son of Brannigan City’s Alpha. When his older brother goes missing, he must turn to his former childhood friend for help. Delaney’s the only person who can locate him.

The problem is they haven’t spoken in four years.

When a reclusive art collector hires Delaney to locate a stolen antique Japanese book, her path crosses with Liam once again. Soon, the simple retrieval job becomes something much more terrifying.

An old evil is stirring and it’s determined to punish every living being in Brannigan City, both Strange and human.

Delaney and Liam will have to work together if they want to survive.

Lost Blood is the first book in Emma Raveling’s new Chancer series, featuring two unlikely allies and a mysterious, thrilling adventure set in a dark world of monsters and magic.

Add it to your GoodReads >>

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Here’s the full-size paperback cover:

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Thank you to Giselle for arranging the cover reveal and to all the participating bloggers for sharing the cover.

Hope you guys love it as much as I do! 🙂

And don’t forget: You have one more day to enter my Halloween giveaway and win signed paperback copies of the entire Ondine Quartet! Winner will be selected tomorrow (November 1).

Enter the giveaway here >>

Reminders and Updates

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A few updates:

  • There is currently a GoodReads giveaway for one signed paperback copy of Breaker. The giveaway is open to readers in the US, Canada, UK, and Australia. You can enter here.
  • Speaking of GoodReads, we’re nearing 1000 adds for Breaker! Once we hit that number, I’ll be sharing the first extended excerpt – it could be as early as this week! If you haven’t added it to your to-read shelf yet, you can do so here.
  • Bloggers: A final reminder to sign up for the Lost Blood cover reveal on October 31. Giselle from Xpresso Tours is handling all the details – it’s a gorgeous cover and I can’t wait to share it with you! You can sign up here.
  • Discussion questions for the Ondine Quartet are now available on my website! Whether you plan on re-reading the previous books prior to Breaker‘s release or are just starting the series now, these questions are a great way to dig deeper into the story. You can use these as guidelines for discussions with your book club / reading group or just to speculate what will happen next with your friends! Download them for free here.
  • Finally, a quick reminder that if you have pre-ordered Breaker, you’ll need to provide us with your info in order to receive the post-Breaker short story during release week. Just enter the name and e-mail you want to receive the story at as well as the order number listed on the retailer receipt. It’s okay if the retail account is under a different e-mail (like your spouse’s, etc.). We just need the order number off the receipt. You can enter your info here. If you have any questions, just send Aeicha an e-mail.

That’s it for now – hopefully we’ll hit our GoodReads goal soon and I can share the first extended excerpt! Stay tuned 🙂

Lost Blood Cover Reveal and Other Stuff

A few quick announcements:

LOST BLOOD COVER REVEAL

The cover reveal for the first book in the Chancer series will take place on Friday, October 31. Giselle from Xpresso Tours is handling the event.

I can’t wait to share this cover with you — it’s absolutely gorgeous!

Sign up to participate here >>

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They are the Strange, those born of magic, myths, and legends. Beings who defy scientific explanation, whose physical and mental abilities far surpass the limitations of the human body.

When they first appeared, the world resisted, frightened by their powers. But after decades of bloodshed, humanity finally accepted that the Strange were here to stay.

A tenuous peace exists. For now.

WELCOME TO BRANNIGAN CITY

Seventeen-year-old Delaney Corbeau is one of the Skilled. As a Chancer, she uses her magic to help humans find everything from misplaced keys and hidden heirlooms to lost pets.
She can find anyone and anything…except the two people she needs the most.

Liam Connelly is an Earth Shifter and son of Brannigan City’s Alpha. When his older brother goes missing, he must turn to his former childhood friend for help. Delaney’s the only person who can locate him.

The problem is they haven’t spoken in four years.

When a reclusive art collector hires Delaney to locate a stolen antique Japanese book, her path crosses with Liam once again. Soon, the simple retrieval job becomes something much more terrifying.
An old evil is stirring and it’s determined to punish every living being in Brannigan City, both Strange and human.

Delaney and Liam will have to work together if they want to survive.

Lost Blood is the first book in Emma Raveling’s new Chancer series, featuring two unlikely allies and a mysterious, thrilling adventure set in a dark world of monsters and magic.

ADD TO GOODREADS >>

NEWSLETTER

Another edition of my newsletter will be going out on Wednesday, October 1 and will include a new, exclusive bonus scene from a surprise character’s point of view. This scene will not be available anywhere else for at least another three months.

If you don’t want to miss out, sign up to receive my newsletter here.

AWESOME ANNOUNCEMENTS COMING SOON

I’ll be sharing some very thrilling news on the blog on Wednesday. Be sure to stop by then! 🙂

Have a great Monday, guys!

On Lost Blood and bonus scenes

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For those of you who missed the mailing yesterday, a few updates:

  • Lost Blood is obviously on hold right now as I focus on completing Breaker. But its official cover will be revealed on Halloween (October 31). Sign-ups for the cover reveal will open near the end of this month so stay tuned.
  • The newsletter’s exclusive bonus scene, “A Son’s Return” featuring Tristan and his mother, Eleri, will be posted on my website and blog on December 3.

If you don’t want to miss out on any more exclusive extras, sign up for my newsletter!

The next one will go out on October 1 and will feature another bonus scene from another character’s point of view.

 

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