Saturday, July 5, 2014

Thicker Than Blood Cover Reveal

Today, I am going to be doing a cover reveal for a former Inkie and friend of mine, Lindsey Sablowski. Thicker Than Blood is the third installment of The Magicians series is coming out in August 2014. Shall we take a look at the gorgeous cover shall we?

Tada! Isn't it striking? Out of all of the book covers in the Magician series, this one is my favorite. It grabs your attention and has a cool vibe. If you are interested in more, the information is posted below.

Cover designer: Alivia Anders (White Rabbit designs & creations)
Book title: Thicker Than Blood
Series: The Magicians series, #3
Author: Lindsey R. Sablowski

Official summary:

Alaire Sencler is not the man he used to be. He left behind a foul and bloody past to be with the
woman he loves, but the memories never allow him to forget what he did.

While the White magicians rise an army, their leader hides his true reasons for going to war.
Meanwhile the Dark magicians seek out a new haven, one that might keep them hidden long enough to prepare for the war that is raging on outside their doorstep.

Though Alaire has a unique gift and the woman of his dreams by his side, he has yet to come to
terms with Esmour's death and what the future holds for him. New faces and the revealing of the fifth
Dark magicians offers hope, but only the strongest will survive in the final battle.

Whoever said "blood runs thicker than water" never knew what it is like to be a part of the current.

Release date: August 2014 *official date will be released when it is determined

Add to Goodreads. Purchase links will be available in August.

Author Bio:

Lindsey R. Sablowski is a fantasy author who lives in Maryland with her boyfriend and two cats. 
Lindsey has always adored reading and writing. Some of her favorite authors include John 
Greene, Phillipa Gregory, Michael J. Sullivan, Tamora Pierce, and Mary Stewart.Her two published books, Cursed With Power and Shadows and Embers, are part of the 
Magicians series, consisting of a total of five books. The third installment in the series, titled Thicker 
Than Blood, will be releasing in August 2014.

Doesn't that sound awesome? Hopefully, you are quivering in anticipation for its release, here is a little teaser to quench your appetite.


(Note: This scene is told from Alaire’s POV and includes Alaire, Léal, and Rostland.)

We followed the noises and passed by more trees until Léal was in our sight. He performed a
spell which hit the tree in front of him. Rostland held me back and gestured he would advance first.

​ Slowly stepping forward, Rostland said, “Léal, you need to stop before you hurt yourself.”

​He turned around and glared, but sweat covered his face and ran past his neck.

​Léal replied, “You knew her for one year; I knew her for five. She kept saying time and time
again she was on my side, and I never once believed her until the end.”

​Rostland took another step forward, but Léal raised his hand. I considered moving closer to help
if anything spun out of control, but I was confident in Rostland.

​“Do you plan to kill me again? Come now, you’re making a fool out of yourself,” Rostland said
in a firm voice.

​Léal whispered a word and cast a spell, causing a ice shard to strike through Rostland’s chest.

Every muscle in my body tensed, but Rostland quickly ripped the icicle out and threw it on the ground.

The icicle broke apart into pieces, and the two men stared at each other.

To stay updated with her progress in upcoming books and to learn more about the Magicians 
series, you can follow her blog at:
The Magicians series:
Cursed With Power (book 1)
Shadows and Embers (book 2)
Thicker Than Blood (book 3)
Book 4 coming 2015

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