Release Blitz: Thrall by Avon Gale and Roan Parrish (w/ excerpt + giveaway)

Hello my lovely followers,

I’m thrilled to present you the release blitz of Avon Gale’s and Roan Parrish’s super queer classic retelling of Bram Stroker’s Dracula, called Thrall.

You love the dark topics, the thrill and the suspense? You are fond of the whole mystery about a certain Count called Dracula (who isn’t what he seems) and secretly ever thought Van Helsing is a really cool dude? 😀 And you always thought Mina and Lucy were the better couple? 😀

Well all your callings will be answered but with a few twists! The authors say:

“For fans of My Favorite Murder, Black Mirror, and anyone who is terrified of online dating.”

Dive into Thrall, out September 27th and read the modern queer of Dracula retelling with not only one but two(!!) queer couples! Check out below who. 😉

See this post for all the information you need: admire the amazing cover, read the blurb & don’t miss the excerpt. Also there’s a giveaway waiting for you. :3

Happy reading. 😀

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RELEASE BLITZ
Title: Thrall
Author: Avon Gale, Roan Parrish
Genre: M/M, F/F, Contemportary, Mystery
Release Date: September 27, 2018
Publisher: Philtre Press, Self-published

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Blurb

Dating Sucks & Love Bites

Happy couple Mina Murray and Lucy Westenra have begun to garner national attention for their quirky New Orleans true-crime podcast, Shadowcast. When Lucy’s brother Harker disappears while researching the popular new dating app Thrall, they’re thrown into a real-life mystery. Aided by their social media expert, Arthur, and Harker’s professor, Van Helsing, they follow the trail, hoping to find Harker before it’s too late.

When their investigation crosses the path of a possible serial killer, the line between fantasy and reality begins to blur. And as they race against the app’s countdown clock, so does the line between friendship and love. What starts as a flirtatious rivalry between computer-savvy Arthur and techno-averse Van Helsing becomes much more, and Mina and Lucy’s relationship is tested in the fires of social media.

As they get down to the wire, the group discovers that nothing on their screens is as it seems—including their enemy.

A modern retelling of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. 

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Excerpt

Lucy Westenra
You there baby?

Mina Murray
I’m here. How are you holding up? You had nightmares last night, huh?

Lucy Westenra
Sorry i woke you 😦

Mina Murray
Shh no way. ❤

Lucy Westenra

So um…I brought Harker’s tablet to work bc I knew today would be a slow day and uh…
I looked at his search history <_____________________<

Mina Murray
Oh god, is it porn that no sister should ever see?

Lucy Westenra
I wish it WAS

Mina Murray
Uh oh. What is it babe?

Lucy Westenra
Here I’m sending the screenshots I took to your email

Mina Murray
Oh. That is…a bit grim.
But you KNOW my search history is !!! bc of ShadowCast.

Lucy Westenra
Yeah, he clearly doesn’t listen to our podcast if he doesn’t even know where to hide a body :/

Mina Murray
😀

Lucy Westenra
Ok I’m not trying to be paranoid buuuut…this is a creepy thing to find in Hark’s history! Why would he need to know where to dump a body? Mina is my brother a killer?!
I’m only half kidding!

Mina Murray
Well, ok hmm. He googled bars, so maybe he had a date and was coming up with…conversational topics? * hopeful emoji*

Lucy Westenra
Right like, Hey, come here often, want to know where the best place to hide a body is?

Mina Murray
I mean, can’t lie, that’d be way more appealing than 90% of my first dates soooo
Anyway.

Lucy Westenra
This is…god, what if he was abducted and the person who took him looked up where to dump his body!!!?

Mina Murray
That’s really scary, but seems pretty unlikely. There are a lot of more logical explanations than that a killer would use their victim’s own tablet to see where to dump him and then leave it behind. Don’t worry, L

Lucy Westenra
This is just not like him. I mean, sure, he’s weird but…this seems weird, even for him.

Mina Murray
For real, there is probably a totally reasonable explanation for his search history that has nothing to do with abduction or murder, just like there is for ours when we look up stuff like that.
Research or…hell, maybe he was watching a tv show and wanted to fact check.
There are tons of reasons.

Lucy Westenra
Yeah, you’re right, there are tons of reasons. It’s just this weird feeling I keep getting.

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Author bio  – Avon Gale

Avon Gale was once the mayor on Foursquare of Jazzercise and Lollicup, which should tell you all you need to know about her as a person. She likes road trips, rock concerts, drinking Kentucky bourbon and yelling at hockey. She’s a displaced southerner living in a liberal midwestern college town, and she never gets tired of people and their stories—either real or the ones she makes up in her head.

Avon is represented by Courtney Miller-Callihan at Handspun Literary Agency.

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Author bio  – Roan Parrish

Roan Parrish lives in Philadelphia, where she is gradually attempting to write love stories in every genre.

When not writing, she can usually be found cutting her friends’ hair, meandering through whatever city she’s in while listening to torch songs and melodic death metal, or cooking overly elaborate meals. She loves bonfires, winter beaches, minor chord harmonies, and self-tattooing. One time she may or may not have baked a six-layer chocolate cake and then thrown it out the window in a fit of pique.

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GIVEAWAY

There is a giveaway to win win 1 of 3 e-copies of any back catalog book by Avon Gale or Roan Parrish!

Your chance to win *click*

Please note: the giveaway is not sponsored, administered or endorsed by Mikku-chan / A World full of Words.


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