Monday, January 21, 2013

Giveaways: THE SIX GUN TAROT and UNTIMED ~ for the Back to the Future Hop

Six Gun TarotTwo books up for giveaway are:

  1. The Six Gun Tarot ~ has just been released by Tor.
  2. And a signed copy of ~ Untimed.

THE SIX GUN TAROT ~ by R.S. Belcher

A just released historical fantasy (with a steampunk twist) in a western setting - that I have a feeling is a “new adult” novel which means it works for both young adults and adults .

Author’s Blurb:     Nevada, 1869: Beyond the pitiless 40-Mile Desert lies Golgotha, a cattle town that hides more than its share of unnatural secrets. The sheriff bears the mark of the noose around his neck; some say he is a dead man whose time has not yet come. His half-human deputy is kin to coyotes. The mayor guards a hoard of mythical treasures. A banker’s wife belongs to a secret order of assassins. And a shady saloon owner, whose fingers are in everyone’s business, may know more about the town’s true origins than he’s letting on.

A haven for the blessed and the damned, Golgotha has known many strange events, but nothing like the primordial darkness stirring in the abandoned silver mine overlooking the town. Bleeding midnight, an ancient evil is spilling into the world, and unless the sheriff and his posse can saddle up in time, Golgotha will have seen its last dawn…and so will all of Creation.

Tor Books; 1/22/2013; Hardcover; 368 pages.

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UNTIMED ~  by Andy Gavin

This is a young adult time travel/steampunk novel with a terrific cover that is receiving great reviews from trusted resources.

Author’s Blurb:     Charlie’s the kind of boy that no one notices. Hell, his own mother can’t remember his name. So when a mysterious clockwork man tries to kill him in modern day Philadelphia, and they tumble through a hole into 1725 London, Charlie realizes even the laws of time don’t take him seriously. Still, this isn’t all bad. Who needs school when you can learn about history first hand, like from Ben Franklin himself. And there’s this girl… Yvaine… another time traveler. All good. Except for the rules: boys only travel into the past and girls only into the future. And the baggage: Yvaine’s got a baby boy and more than her share of ex-boyfriends. Still, even if they screw up history — like accidentally let the founding father be killed — they can just time travel and fix it, right? But the future they return to is nothing like Charlie remembers. To set things right, he and his scrappy new girlfriend will have to race across the centuries, battling murderous machines from the future, jealous lovers, reluctant parents, and time itself. Paperback, 325 pages; December 17th 2012; Mascherato.

back to the future hop

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