Happy Release Day!

Retribution - Ebook SmallRetribution is now available! In celebration, how about a little teaser! This is from the opening scene. Enjoy!


“Again!”

Juriel obeyed. Purple lightning burst from the palms of her hands and bounced harmlessly off of Jae’s shield. Sparks illuminated the tiny room already heavy with the burnt metallic scent of magic.

Jae slithered to his left. Juriel followed his movements, trying to anticipate his next action. His green eyes bore into her, not betraying even the slightest hint of his intentions.

“Again!” Jae barely finished the command when the deep purple lightning once again slammed against his defenses. Unlike Juriel’s previous attempts, the last attack caused his outer shields to quiver. Her magic was more focused. Instead of allowing the bolts to hit him at various points, some missing the mark all together, she’d concentrated her power. All four bolts hit his defenses within a foot’s radius. Jae smiled inwardly. She was getting stronger.

Moving to his right, Jae returned to his previous position. Without warning, he let out his own attack. Blue fire erupted from his hands. Juriel gasped, recoiling when it slammed against her shields. But then it was Jae’s turn to be surprised. It bounced off Juriel’s defenses and shot back towards his own, hitting them with surprising force. The impact caused him to stagger backward, almost knocking him to the ground.

The fire died and the room filled with smoke. When the air cleared enough to see, Juriel’s reaction wasn’t at all what Jae expected She’d collapsed to her knees, tears streaming down her cheeks.


Continue the story of The Legacy of Ilvania today!

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Get A Signed Copy of Awakening!

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Get a signed copy of Awakening before it hits the shelves and continue your adventure in The Dragonath Chronicles! It is available on Andi’s website for 20% off! To make it even more awesome, you”ll receive a FREE copy of Redemption with your purchase! While you’re at it, be sure to check out her other books on sale for 50% off!

Have you read the first book in the series The Lost Heir? What did you think? Do you have a favorite character? What do you hope happens in Awakening?

Cover Reveal!

Here it is, everyone! The final cover for Awakening by Andi O’Connor coming in Fall 2014!

 The color palette really reflects the darkness of the book, and the subject matter brings out the various forms and themes of ‘awakening’ – some obvious, some much more subtle. Kudos to Damonza.com for perfectly capturing the essence and feel we were looking for as well as finding unique ways to incorporate many of our ideas!


What do you think of the cover? What does it say to you? Does it get you interested in reading Awakening? We’d love to hear your thoughts!

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Giveaway!

freebooksyHappy Friday, everyone! We’re getting ready for a great weekend filled with reading!

Memorial Day weekend means school is almost out and it’s time for some awesome summer reading. If you’re looking for engaging Young Adult books to expand your collection, check out this giveaway on FreeBooksy and enter for your chance to win a set of 3 YA books, including critically acclaimed SilevethielThere’s 3 days left to enter, so don’t miss out!

Happy reading!

Out & About

Setting up at the Rosemont College Book Festival yesterday! It was a bit chilly, but otherwise a great day! I enjoyed meeting some new fans and answering questions about my writing! I’ll post a video of me reading from Redemption soon!

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We Want More!

Happy Monday, everyone! Redemption has been getting some awesome ratings and reviews! It recently receive 8 reviews from Indie Book Reviews, 6 were 5-star and 2 were 4-star! The only complaint was that it was so good they wanted more! It is a short story (only 18 pages on Kindle) but it’s packed with empathy, backstory, and action. For just $0.99 on Amazon, it’s a great way to introduce yourself to my writing and is an awesome option for those of you who don’t have a lot of free time! And, for all those who want more of Jae and the Mé’Draak, another short story is in the works! The 2nd story in The Legacy of Ilvania, I hope to have it published in June!

“To make us as the readers connect to a character so that we care is hard to do, yet Andi O’Connor does it perfectly.” -Karen Indie Book Reviews

For all of you who are fans of The Lost Heir, and are waiting with baited breath for the 2nd book, I am putting the finishing touches on Awakening and will start the first round of edits this week! Be sure to keep posted for updates, contests, and sneak peeks!

Sláinte!

Now on Kindle!

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This is just a quick post to let you know that Redemption is now available on Kindle for just $0.99!

 

~Please, let me die first.

Huddled in the shadows, Jae watches while one of the Mé’Draak brands his cellmate as a slave before viciously dragging him from the room. Feeling the weight of the metal collar around his neck, Jae is left alone to contemplate his own fate. Will the afternoon session finally Break him? Will it kill him? Or will he end up like the boy, a helpless pawn neither living nor dead?

 

(Looking for the ePub version for Nook, Kobo, Smashwords, etc? Don’t worry, it’s on it’s way! In the meantime listen to Andi read an excerpt from Redemption in the Readings & Refreshments section on her Website or check out some of her other Books!)

Dueling Styles

A Game of ThronesSilevethiel has been out for two weeks now, and it’s already received some great feedback and reviews. A few reviewers have commented that the battle scenes in Silevethiel remind them of George R. R. Martin’s Song of Ice and Fire series. I’ve never read any of his books – shocking, I know – but from what I’ve heard about his writing style, I was rather surprised by the comparison.

Have you had the opportunity to read both? Do you see a similarity? I’d be interested to hear your thoughts!

Ring in the New Year!

It’s time to ring in the New Year! What a better way to celebrate than to treat yourself with an end of the year present? Pick up a Hardback of Silevethiel on Amazon for 24% off! Begin 2014 with a journey to the world of Vaelinel and discover the magic of the elves!

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Have a joyous and safe start to 2014! Sláinte!