Publishing News: Synopsis & Cover Date Reveal

21 Mar

Website Update: 10 p.m.: The lovely Sam Dawon featured me on her blog, “Hot Tea and Dark Chocolate.” Please visit her page, and, if you’d like, read her piece on me here

Website Update: 4 p.m. I just joined ALL AUTHORS LIST, a free database for authors to connect. I’d love to see you all there.

I’m excited to give the synopsis–or the back cover–of Minutes Before Sunset today. My young-adult novel is planned to release this May, and, so far, everything is going the way it’s supposed to! But, without further ado, here’s the back description for the young-adult paranormal romance:

I really enjoyed all the submissions! Can't wait for the upcoming reveal :]

I really enjoyed all the submissions! Can’t wait for the upcoming reveal :]

Two destines. One death.

She was undoubtedly a shade, but I didn’t know her.

Eric Welborn isn’t completely human, but he isn’t the only shade in the small Midwest town of Hayworth. With one year left before his eighteenth birthday, Eric is destined to win a long-raging war for his kind. But then she happens. In the middle of the night, Eric meets a nameless shade, and she’s powerful—too powerful—and his beliefs are altered. The Dark has lied to him, and he’s determined to figure out exactly what lies were told, even if the secrets protect his survival.

He had gotten so close to me—and I couldn’t move—I couldn’t get away.

Jessica Taylor moves to Hayworth, and her only goal is to find more information on her deceased biological family. Her adoptive parents agree to help on one condition: perfect grades. And Jessica is distraught when she’s assigned as Eric’s class partner. He won’t help, let alone talk to her, but she’s determined to change him—even if it means revealing everything he’s strived to hide.

All of this was announced on my Facebook Author Page on March 15th. Click here for the latest updates.

All of this was announced on my Facebook Author Page on March 15th. Click here for the latest updates.

My Minutes Before Sunset page is updated and so is the Novels page. Be sure to check both of them for updated information. The future plans involve the cover reveal, the sneak peak, and a vote for whether or not it will be available as a Kindle or NOOK.

Can’t wait for the future 😀

~SAT

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21 Responses to “Publishing News: Synopsis & Cover Date Reveal”

  1. Jilanne Hoffmann March 21, 2013 at 1:03 am #

    It sounds like it’s going to be a page-turner. Good luck!

  2. Elephant in the room March 21, 2013 at 3:15 am #

    This looks promising. (Y)

  3. elizjamison March 21, 2013 at 5:41 am #

    Sounds exciting!!! And I love that cover.

  4. slepsnor March 21, 2013 at 6:33 am #

    I’m curious about what the shades are because it sounds like a type of ghost. I like ghost stories, especially when they’re not used as monsters or the bad guys.

  5. Rosie Amber March 21, 2013 at 7:00 am #

    I love that shade of purple on the book.

  6. Tuan Ho March 21, 2013 at 7:48 am #

    Wow! Can’t wait. I l just love cover reveals!

    It’s like opening presents on Christmas lol

  7. lpaigewrites March 21, 2013 at 8:38 am #

    Congratulations! It must be so exciting! 🙂

    • Shannon Thompson March 21, 2013 at 3:12 pm #

      It is! I’m very excited for the future. Can’t wait to share something more recent with readers.
      ~SAT

  8. jhobellkristyl March 21, 2013 at 11:05 am #

    Yay! Congratulations on your new novel. Can’t wait for the cover reveal. I’ll be happy to feature your book in my blog when it comes out, if you’re interested. 🙂

    Best,
    Jhobell Kristyl
    http://bookmavenpicks.wordpress.com/

    • Shannon Thompson March 21, 2013 at 3:14 pm #

      I’m very interested! Thank you, Jhobell Kristyl. Can’t wait to talk about that in the future with you.
      ~SAT

      • jhobellkristyl March 21, 2013 at 7:51 pm #

        Great! Just let me know when your book comes out then we’ll talk about it. All the best!

  9. StetotheJ March 21, 2013 at 12:38 pm #

    Sounds very intriguing…i look forward to more details…

  10. L. Marie March 21, 2013 at 3:13 pm #

    Wow. Great premise. I’m excited for you! Looking forward to the cover reveal.

  11. bvedsted March 21, 2013 at 3:15 pm #

    How excititng! Great job! Loved the back cover! I’ve nominated you for The Next Big Thing Award! Enjoy and good luck to you! http://whenibecameanauthor.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/the-next-big-thing-award/

  12. Congratulations.

  13. jharris March 22, 2013 at 9:02 am #

    Very exciting indeed. I can’t wait to see the unveiling of the book cover and continuing following your journey. All the best!!!!!!

  14. Kristy March 23, 2013 at 2:33 pm #

    Sounds very cool- congrats!

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