Today it is my pleasure to welcome author Annie James and her Literary thriller Forging Monsters, Part 1.
A modern and beautiful Frankenstein’s Monster fights for the right to carve her own destiny in the human world of New York City.
A talented young dancer tired of witnessing violent crimes against women go unpunished and takes matters into her own hands.
A young woman tries to escape her past in the anonymity of New York but finds out that she cannot escape the scars on her soul, which drives her to shocking acts of violence.
Watch for Forging Monsters Part 2, coming soon.
About the Author
Annie is the author of the Tales of Origen series and several short stories. She lives in Kentucky with her husband and two fun-loving cats who inspired the feline characters Dirtbag and Scumbucket. She has an adult daughter who is also a writer, and a grandson. Her influences and favorite writers include: Frank Peretti, Mary Wollencroft Shelley, Apryl Baker, Dean Koontz, Alexandre Dumas, Linda Joyce, Mary Ramsey, and Lance Sheridan poetry.
She has lived in New York and Louisiana and loves Cajun cooking. She has had several people tell her that she should open a restaurant, but she loves writing too much to make time for it—running a restaurant is a TON of work. She has an associate degree in Administrative Assistance, majoring in writing, and business administration.
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Buy the Book
Yes, there is a giveaway
The author will be awarding a $15 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.
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My Favorite Excerpt
Zee was exhausted when she tumbled into bed. It seemed like no time at all had passed when she was woken up by a man’s hand over her mouth, and she found herself abruptly flipped onto her stomach, the guy’s knee in her back, pinning her down.
She felt his warm breath tickle her ear as he leaned down to whisper. “You have some explaining to do, Ze’Eva.”
“Jack?!” She tried to ask, her voice muffled against his thick hand pressed against her mouth. It came out sounding more like “Yack?”
He took his knee off her back and let her sit up. “What the hell are you doing?” She snapped as she pushed her hair out of her face.
“Did you know there is a hefty contract out on you?” Jack asked her. “Ten large.”
“I don’t know yet.”
“Wait a minute, how do you know there’s a…?”
“Because I took the contract, Zee.”
“I don’t get it.”
“I’m a mercenary, Zee. It’s what I do. Contracts.”
“Oh. I didn’t know you were…”
“Well, I guess there is a lot neither of us knew. As I said, we need to talk.”
Annie James — we appreciate your sharing your book Forging Monsters, Part 1 with us! Best of luck with sales, and with all of your future writing.