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Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sum of All Tears Book Blast and Giveaway

Do preppers read a lot of Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian novels? Here's a pair for them to check out. Then be sure to enter the associated giveaway for a $50 Amazon gift card. Open worldwide, you have through 7/15 to enter. Good luck.

Sum of All Tears Book 1
by Kim Cresswell & M.K. Chester
Genre: Post-Apocalyptic Dystopian, Paranormal 

They said it wouldn't happen.

Everything would be better.

They were wrong.

After a climate change experiment goes terribly wrong, August Madison, finds herself resurrected in a frozen wasteland.

With most of the world's population and food sources annihilated, depraved nomadic gangs patrol the lawless landscape as outlasters claw for survival.

Amid the chaos, Graysen Marx, iron-fisted leader of the domed settlement Liberty, emerges from the catastrophic event with his own agenda.

When August crosses his path, he sees an opportunity he must exploit.

She sees an evil she must destroy.

Fans of The Day after Tomorrow, The Handmaid's Tale, Mad Max, and The Hunger Games are sure to enjoy this enthralling post apocalyptic dystopian adventure with a paranormal twist.

Sum of All Tears Book 2

A new enemy rises.

Surviving the cold is only the beginning.

In the second installment of the exciting Sum of all Tears series, a core group of survivors from Liberty travel to Boston, endangering themselves and those they left behind in a winner-takes-all showdown that will leave readers breathless.
Fans of The Day after Tomorrow, The Handmaid's Tale, Mad Max, and The Hunger Games are sure to enjoy this enthralling post apocalyptic dystopian adventure with a paranormal twist.

Kim Cresswell resides in Ontario, Canada and is the bestselling and award-winning author of the action-packed WHITNEY STEEL series.
Her romantic thriller, Reflection (A Whitney Steel Novel – Book One), has won numerous awards including RomCon®’s 2014 Readers’ Crown Finalist (Romantic Suspense), InD’tale Magazine 2014 Rone Award Finalist (Suspense/Thriller), UP Authors Fiction Challenge Winner, Silicon Valley’s Romance Writers of America (RWA) “Gotcha” contest. Kim also signed a 3-book German translation deal with LUZIFER Verlag for the first three books in the series: Reflection, Retribution and Resurrect. Lethal Journey won RomCon®’s 2014 Readers’ Crown (Thriller).
The Assassin Chronicles TV series was in development with Council Tree Productions. The TV series is based on Kim’s upcoming 4-book paranormal/supernatural thriller series: Deadly Shadow (May 2018), Invisible Truth, Assassin’s Prophecy, and Vision of Fire.

M.K. Chester is an RWA award-winning author of historical and contemporary romance. Her first novel, Surrender to the Roman, is currently published with Carina Press. Her three-book historical series, Bryeton Books, focuses on love, loss and redemption in small town America at the turn of the 20th century, while her latest release, Crashed, is the first book in the contemporary New South Series. 
M.K. is a native Buckeye who lives in Tennessee. She’s married to a veteran, recently became a MoM (Mother of Marine), and will soon become a grandmother. She adores her Scottish Terriers and is fighting MS.

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  1. My question for the author is where do your get your ideas for your covers.

  2. Hi Darlene, we wanted to use symbols to represent the different communities that develop and it was important they be reflective of the environment--snow and ice! Here's a log about the process:

  3. The covers are eye-catching.

  4. Love the covers.. just eye catching and gorgeous....

  5. I like the covers. They look connected without being exactly the same. Good color choices, good font choices, good placement.

  6. I like the designs, they are certainly an identifier for the author and series.

  7. I love the covers, very colorful.

  8. I like the covers, very eye-catching

  9. It is rare that I run across books that both my wife and I would enjoy reading. I would certainly say this looks and sounds like one of those rarities.

  10. The book cover look very nice. How does the author deal with writes block?

  11. The artwork on these covers are fabulous.

  12. covers look nice, similar yet different.

  13. I love the covers, they really stand out.

  14. I like the covers, the colors are eye-catching.