Saturday, 22 June 2013

I would like to welcome, a very special guest on my blog, author Linn B. Halton



Introducing Falling – a psychic romance


Release party on Loveahappyending Lifestyle emag July 6th, 2013


Most of my books have a psychic theme to them, although not all. Today I’m talking about my latest book, this is a three-part series (each book is a novella of around 30,000 words in length - Angels, Truth and Decisions) and it follows Ceri's journey - her love story with the sensitive and loving Alex. It’s probably the most intense psychic story I’ve written so far.


Having written a chick lit—without the fluff and tackling a couple of more serious issues within the story, I still find myself drawn towards the subject of ‘what if…’. For me there is a very real reason behind that. Because I’ve had personal experiences and am now beyond that point of ‘do I/don’t I’ believe, it IS a part of my daily life. New writers are advised to write about what they know, it flows better when you have real-life experiences to back up your story—unless you are going to the other extreme and it’s fantasy all the way, of course.

I was recently told by a medium that I could do spiritually guided writing. Now, as a believer in life after death and the ethereal world, that was a bit of a ‘whooaaa’ moment for me. I don’t think I’m ready to be a channel for the spirits to share with the world, but maybe a teeny-weeny part of me is hoping that in my endeavours to make the reader think ‘what if…’ it might start someone on their own path of discovery. I didn’t become a believer lightly – despite numerous psychic experiences; it wasn’t until my husband too began having experiences and we actually saw the same thing at the same time, that I finally accepted it.


Nikki is a psychic investigator and her father a renowned medium; I’ve shared some of my ‘heavier’ experiences with her and she’s been a great source of support. Even though I now freely admit to being a believer, I still question each and every little thing that happens. And, yes, most of those experiences will turn up in one of my books at some point in time. So stay tuned…


But let's start the very beginning... with Ceri's journey: Angels, the release party will be featured on Loveahappyending Lifestyle emag on July 6th, 2013. Pop over to http://loveahappyending.com on that day for details of how to win an angel all of your very own!


Ceri thinks she sees angels…everywhere. She struggles to keep separate what feels like two very different sides to her life. As a manager in an advertising company she’s been working with the gorgeous Alex for two years. They have a friendship based upon the image she portrays whilst she’s at work and it helps to keep her sane. One mad, crazy night spent sharing their secrets, and a lot of wine, result in them ending up in bed together. When Alex explains that the reason he doesn’t date is because someone broke his heart, how can Ceri admit that she feels a deep connection to him?


Ceri's purpose here on this plane is to correct a series of incidents that alter the course of many of the people's lives with whom she comes into contact. She’s simply putting right little errors that could ripple outwards and change the course of their destiny. But how can she prove that she really has made a difference? Is it all in her head?

She's alone for a reason; she's not meant to fall in love in her earthly life. Alex is supposed to cross paths with her and help Ceri during a phase where she begins to question the signs she’s being given. It's meant to be a turning point for them both—but in opposite directions. They are destined to travel very different paths…but Ceri doesn’t know that and neither does Alex…


This is a romance story that explores the possibility of there being something more than just the ‘here and now’. If that were the case, how would it work? What keeps us on the path determined for us, when we have free will? How would the spirit world link with us as we go about our lives? Love is a powerful emotion, but can it change the course of someone’s destiny? Ceri’s journey has begun.




And now my review of Falling
 

Ceri has got psychic abilities, she feels vibes, senses and as premonitions that have enabled her to step in and help people many times. However her gift has been a hindrance in her private life, leaving her unable to find love.
 
Ceri becomes closer to friend and kindred spirit Alex. Could he be the soul mate that she dreams of? Is there more to Ceri’s gift than she will ever know and is Alex the key to open up the truth?
 
This is a book that you just cannot put down. I read it in one sitting. This book is just a taster of what is to come for Ceri and with the book ending on a huge suspenseful cliff hanger, which leaves the reader desperate to get your hands on book two. If you enjoy books with a feel of the paranormal, or if you like a really good story, then this is the book for you.




28 comments:

  1. Oh Nikki - thank you so much for such a lovely review! I know how poorly you have been lately and it is very kind of you to make time to do the post and read Angels. To be honest I've been very curious about what you would think - I know on your paranormal research side you are very knowledgeable. We've shared quite a bit in the past and it's always good to talk to you about experiences. Many thanks, Lxxx

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    1. Thanks for a great read Linn. I can't wait for book two :)

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    2. I'll be sending you an early arc very shortly Nikki. Truth is heavier on the angel aspects and I'll value your feedback! Lxx

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    3. Thank you Linn. I will lool forward to that :)

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  2. FABULOUS review, huge congrats to Linn and thanks to Nikki for posting! Love the first chapter, can't wait to read the whole thing. Rock on!

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    1. Thanks Nicky, hope you've had a great Sunday despite the weahter...!

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  3. I've just finished the book and LOVED it!!! Can't wait for the next book! x

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    1. I can't either Jonty!

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    2. What would I do without you, ladies? Thanks so much! Lxx

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  4. Yay! Way to go, Linn! Another FABulous review! Thanks for sharing, Nikki! :) xx

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    1. Thanks,Sheryl! So thrilled, it's always such a tense time as you know, it's all about what the readers think. But reviewers are special as they read so many books and authors can't expect every review to be glowing. I am smiling though...!

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  5. What an interesting interview! I find your views on the paranormal totally facinating, Linn. I'm really enhoying 'Angels' at the momment and just know I'll be very keen indeed to continue reading with the second and third parts.

    Janice xx

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    1. Thanks Janice. I've enjoyed writing this series so much, it's been a long project and I will be sad to finish part 3!

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    2. Thanks Janice. I can't wait to find out what happens next.

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  6. Another great review for this book! Thanks Nikki! I can't wait to read it!

    Mandy :))

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    1. Waves Mandy! Thank you and hope you've had a weekend chilling out - you've been one busy lady recently!

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  7. I loved reading this novella too. I believe that Linn has created something special and inspiring with these books! I am so looking forward to part 2.

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    1. Ah, thank you Heidi! Decisions will be hot off the press very soon...but not for release until November, probably.

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    2. :) Thanks for stopping by :)

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    1. Thank you Patricia :)

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    2. I'm thrilled with it Patricia! Thanks for dropping by - it feels like a party!

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  9. Am soo looking forward to reading this - about to jump it up my tbr list. Great review too, Nikki. :)

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    1. Kindles are great, Kit, but oh... the length of the list...thanks for dropping by!

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