Dec 11, 2011

Guest Post/Giveaway: Rachael Wade - Amaranth

Happy Sunday to you! I hope it brings relaxation and fun your way! I have something pretty awesome for you today. Rachael Wade, author of the new novel Amaranth, is on the blog sharing some of her top favorites with us! And to make it even more fab, she's giving away an ebook copy of her book as well!! So please read her faves, share some of yours with us, check out her book, and enter the giveaway because she's so awesome that she's donating some of her proceeds to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Like I said, happy Sunday!

Rachael Wade - Amaranth
(The Resistance Trilogy #1)

• Pub Date: July 27, 2011
• Publisher: Rabbit Hole Press
• Format: ebook/paperback
• Age Range: Adult
• Series: The Resistance Trilogy

Knowledge changes everything…

Hoodoo-influenced Southern Louisiana seems like the perfect place for Camille to escape her abusive past and dysfunctional family. She doesn’t expect to fall in love with the handsome Gavin Devereaux and plummet into the world of Amaranth, a place of exile for reformed vampires.

Wrestling to escape a deadly ex-boyfriend while giving Gavin a chance, Camille is confronted with decisions that threaten not only her life, but the lives of her inhuman friends she has come to love. Entangled in her friends’ quest for freedom, she dives into their realm and faces the threats of Amaranth’s ruler—the mother of all vampires—and her own inner demons.

Now Camille must decide whether she will derail her life and make the ultimate sacrifice for the monsters that interrupted her bumpy path back to sanity—what she still wants so desperately—or escape with Gavin before it’s too late for both of them.

Author Rachael Wade’s Top Faves

1. Book Boyfriends
Christian Grey of the Fifty Shades Trilogy by E.L. James. I’m a sucker for tortured heroes, and he takes the cake. He’s witty, passionate, domineering, sweet, and maddening all at the same time. I also love Edward Cullen, Damon from The Vampire Diaries, and Daemon from Jennifer Armentrout’s Lux series.

2. Bands
It’s so hard to choose. Florence and the Machine and Brandi Carlile are my absolute favorites, though. They are my biggest musical muses.

3. Hobbies
Reading, watching movies, and going to concerts. And anything outdoors. I’m basically a huge movie buff and a voracious reader. My nose is always stuck in a book and that’s where I am happiest.

4. Authors
Sylvia Plath is one of my biggest literary heroes, as well as Cormac McCarthy. Some of my favorite contemporary authors as of late are Sylvain Reynard and E.L. James. Sylvain’s writing is beautiful and E.L. has a wicked sense of humor.

5. Movies
Anything and everything Tim Burton. Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, and Benny and Joon are my all-time faves. I also love truckloads of indie films, far too many to name.

Residing in Orlando, Florida, Rachael Wade is the author of Amaranth, the first installment of the epic fantasy romance series, The Resistance Trilogy. She is a member of the FF&P (Futuristic, Fantasy, and Paranormal) Special Interest Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, and her work has been published in The Storyteller magazine and A Hudson View International Poetry Digest. When she’s not writing, she’s busy learning French, watching too many movies, and learning how to help end animal cruelty.

***Do you love animals? Are you passionate about marine wildlife conservation? Rachael is donating $1 from every e-book and print copy of Amaranth she sells until January 3rd to the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society. Help her raise funds to help put a stop to marine life slaughter and cruelty around the globe by picking up a copy today. Find her books at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Goodreads, and Smashwords.

Find Rachael:
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Book Trailer:

Giveaway Alert!!

The lovely Rachael Wade is offering up an ebook copy of her novel Amaranth for a giveaway! Please enter below using the Rafflecopter form. Ends 12/18. It's an ebook so it's international! A Smashwords coupon will be offered. Questions? Email me at imabookshark at yahoo dot com. Thanks and good luck!



  1. OOOO Pretty cover! The book sounds really good also! I shall tweet it later... twitter on my computer is being stupid again.. shocker.

  2. Thanks so much for having me, Mickey. And thanks to everyone who stops by to enter.

    Happy reading and happy holidays,

  3. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!! Christian Grey!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Haha, I love him too! I just finished Fifty Shades Darker, and I'm dying to read FREED. Haha, happy holidays, Rachel! And thanks for the giveaway.:)

  4. @CYP Haha, yes, he's delish. ;) So glad you finished FSD, I am just as excited for FREED in January. Thanks for stopping by and happy holidays to you, too.


  5. Who needs a bookstore when you can keep entering fab contests by Mickey!

  6. hooray for Cormac McCarthy!!!

    thanks for stopping by Rachael and thanks for the post, Mickey. :)

  7. Thanks for stopping by, Asheley! Yes, the man is brilliant in my eyes. :) Love him.

    Happy holidays,


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