Thursday, September 8, 2011

A Random Act Of Publicity - Heather McCorkle

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A Random Act of Publicity

Heather McCorkle

Many of you probably know Heather. She is a member of our blogging circle and author of the blog, Heather's Odyssey. For the past couple of years I've watched as Heather has had many near-brushes with agents and publishing contracts. In fact, she did have an offer of publication which she ultimately turned down in favor of self-publishing. It was a difficult decision for her, and I admire her courage and determination. Her book, The Secret of Spruce Knoll (I love that title) has received nothing but rave reviews.

The Secret of Spruce Knoll
Published August 15th, 2011 by Abbott Press

The Secret Of Spruce KnollGoodreads Blurb:
It’s hard enough being a teenager under normal circumstances; imagine being orphaned, sent to live with an unfamiliar aunt—and learning that there really is magic in the world. Following the tragic death of her parents, Eren Donovan moves to Spruce Knoll to live with her aunt. Little does Eren know the entire town of Spruce Knoll is filled with “channelers”—a magical group of people who immigrated to the small Colorado town when they were driven out of their own lands.

Channelers are tied to the fate of the world. As the world slowly dies, so do they—and they alone have the power to stop the destruction of Earth. Now, Eren learns she not only lives among them, but she is one. When she meets local boy Aiden, his charm convinces her that being a channeler may not be all bad.

As Eren and Aiden’s relationship blooms, so too does a mystery in Spruce Knoll. The town holds many secrets—and many enemies. It soon becomes apparent that the untimely death of Eren’s parents-and Aidens-was no accident and that her life might be in danger, too. Only time will tell if Eren has the power to protect the people she has come to love.

Show Your Support:
Check out The Secret of Spruce Knoll on Goodreads and Amazon 
Go visit Heather's BLOG and her GOODREADS AUTHOR PAGE


Natalie Aguirre said...

Great choice to spotlight Heather. I'm looking forward to reading her book. It's already on my to read list.

Christina Lee said...

Hi Shannon and Heather!! Looking forward to this book and I'm off to add it on goodreads!! xo

Beth said...

This book sounds fantastic! Thanks for the heads-up.

Kelly said...

Thanks for the book recommendation, Shannon! The title sounds like a cool Nancy Drew mixed with supernatural!

Old Kitty said...

Good luck Heather with your fab book!!!! All the best! Take care

Nisa said...

Ooh! That sounds deliciously good! Thanks for doing a post on it. I'll definitely be adding it to my wishlist!

Susan Kaye Quinn said...

Go Heather! And good luck with your upcoming signing! Know that there's lots of virtual friends who would come if they could! :)

Carolyn V said...

Oh, I need that book. I can't wait to pick it up! =)

Stephen Tremp said...

Its great to meet you, Heather! Good luck with Spruce Knoll!

Heather said...

*sniffles* Aw, thank you so much. I'm absolutely touched. You have been such a wonderful supporter. It's people like you that make the writing community so amazing. :)

Heather said...

Natalie, thank you! My fingers are crossed that you enjoy it.

Christina, ah, thank you so much!

Beth, thank you!

Kelly, you hit it on the head. ;)

Old Kitty, thank you!

Nisa, thank you! I hope you enjoy it!

Susan, thank you! I wish you could be there but I know you will be in spirit. :)

Carolyn, yay! Thank you!

Stephen, thank you so much!

Shannon said...

Great post, Shannon. I'll be sure to check out Heather's book - it sounds great!

Juju at Tales of said...

O sounds good and I love the cover.

Elana Johnson said...

Love this RAP! I need to add this to my Goodreads list. Thanks, Shannon. Heather is a great asset to the community!

Jennifer Shirk said...

CONGRATS, Heather!!!

Susan Fields said...

Oooh, that sounds good! I love a town with secrets (and a great romance, too!)

ali cross said...

Hey, that's a book I'd never heard of! Thanks!

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