Time Heals Blog Tour Day 3

Ready for more shiny things?

All right then!

Today I’m over at Bitten By Books. I’ll be there most of the day talking about Time Heals – answering questions, general chatting and so on. There’s a $50.00 gift card up for grabs, and you can enter for that here:

Bitten By Books Rafflecopter giveaway

Mel over at Mel’s World is amazing. Not only did she have an interview with me on Monday (we talked about Billy), yesterday she put up a teaser and offered you some shinies, and today she’s got a review up! Go and see! (I think she likes the book.)

Time Heals Blog Tour Day 2

Whoo hooo! Tuesday!

Today is the second day of the blog tour, and have I got some stuff for you!

First, tomorrow is a big day on the tour. I’m going to be over at Bitten By Books and there will be shiny things. BUT! In order to get those shiny things, you have to go do stuff and things, and one of those things that will help you win the shiny is going here to RSVP for the Launch Party tomorrow. Go on! Go on then! I’ll wait right here.

Back? Okay, good. Because there’s more!

Mel at My World in Words and Pages is spoiling me (okay, you!) again with a wonderful giveaway and a snippet of the book on her Teaser Tuesday today.

The wonderful Jennifer (who put all this evil together – thank you again, Jennifer) at Books Make Me Happy Reviews has a review up today AND more shiny things, so go check out the post and see what’s there!

Stay tuned, because there’s more tomorrow!

Time Heals Is Here!

It’s been a long time coming, but today’s the day.

Time Heals is out today!

Now, as I’ve said before, I’ll be doing a two-week promotional blog tour, and I promised shiny things.

I keep my promises.


As we did with All Wounds, this is going to be the huge Time Heals Giveaway Post!

For this book, I’ve done something special. For you, my wonderful fans who not only enable but encourage my crazy, I’ve made something.

Something especially for today.

For this book.

For this release.

I’ve had it done for awhile and I’m so pleased to offer it to you now.

For this book, I’ve hand-knitted an item Rebecca wears in Time Heals. A gray cowl.


Me modeling the different ways to wear this cowl.

Me modeling the different ways to wear this cowl.

The cowl is knit in Tahki Yarns Montana – 100% Pure New Wool in All-Natural Colors Made In Italy according to the label. It’s a thick beautiful natural gray, and 100% wool, so if you’re allergic to wool, my condolences. Though I don’t use Red Heart yarn (I’m a fiber snob, okay?), the pattern I used for this cowl is from them, so for those interested in knitting their own, there it is.

As I didn’t use the yarn the pattern calls for, the cowl requires some special care. Handwash only, no iron, no dryer, etc. I’ll send care instructions along with it to the winner of the giveaway. Just keep this in mind when entering.

But wait, there’s more!

Also up for grabs are:

A swag packet that includes a bookmark, bookplate, a set of vampire teeth, and samples of ALL FOUR of the custom tea blends I’ve made at Adagio Teas.

This is just an example photo. There will be four sample packets of tea included in this giveaway.

This is just an example photo. There will be four sample packets of tea included in this giveaway.

Of course, it wouldn’t be a book release giveaway if I weren’t giving away the book as well, now would it?

Not only am I giving away a signed copy of Time Heals (Stranger Things #2)

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…I’m also including a signed copy of All Wounds (Stranger Things #1) to get you in the Stranger Things mood.*
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I don’t know about you, but I hate finding out a book I want to read is in the middle of a series I haven’t read from the beginning! Hopefully this fixes all that!

Now, how can you win this prize pack of awesome?

I’m going to make you work for it.

You will have to blog, vlog, tweet, (No Facebooking!** – they have rules about this sort of thing, so Facebook entries are void and prohibited and barred from this giveaway) or otherwise pimp this giveaway somewhere online. It doesn’t have to be all of them, but the more you do it, the more entries you’ll get! This contest is open to all over the age of 13 regardless of location. International okay. Void where prohibited, blah blah blah.

Here’s the hard part – I’m not going to hunt down your entries.

YOU MUST COMMENT ON THIS BLOG ENTRY ON MY WEBSITE WITH LINKS TO THE PLACES YOU’VE PIMPED THE GIVEAWAY. (DMs, messages, comments on mirror sites like Livejournal, and emails do not apply! Only comments on the website will be counted! Also, comments are always moderated so they won’t show up right away!)

Each link or whatever counts as an entry. You can do this once a day from the moment you read this until the giveaway ends at 11:59:59PM Pacific Standard Time, Tuesday, April 1, 2013 but they have to be unique links. No using the same links over and over. Each entry must be a new entry.

The more you pimp the giveaway and let me know you’ve done it, the better your chances of winning!

When the giveaway is over, The Almighty Random Number Generator will choose the winner.

If you win, again, I’m not hunting you down. Leave me a way to get in touch with you that’s NOT through Facebook. They have weird rules about that sort of thing.


What: Dina’s Time Heals Giveaway

Up for grabs: Rebecca’s hand-knit gray cowl, swag packet with four tea samples, signed copy of Time Heals, and a signed copy of All Wounds.

Time: Now Through Midnight PST Tuesday, April 2, 2013

How To Enter: Blog, vlog, tweet, or otherwise pimp (NO FACEBOOKING!**) this giveaway and comment on this giveaway post on my website with the links to where you pimped it. No reusing linkage.

International okay, open to all over age 13. Void where prohibited, la la la.

Now go forth and pimp to enter! (Goldfish platform shoes not included.)

*If you already have a signed copy of All Wounds, we’ll work something out.

** If you want to make a post on Facebook telling people about this giveaway, you may do so, HOWEVER – these will not and cannot count toward your entries in this giveaway. From the linked post: You can simply post a link on your page to the contest. And, to be fully safe, I would also include this disclosure, “This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook.”

Time Heals Blog Tour Kickoff!

Here we go!

Time Heals, the second book in the Stranger Things series comes out tomorrow.

A two week blog tour starts today with a guest blog post I did over at Mel’s World. I’m talking about one of the mythical creatures in the series, a man-wolf (not wolf-man!) named Billy. Go check him out…trust me he’s worth it!

Now tomorrow there will be shiny things, not only on this blog, but over on Mel’s blog too. More about that tomorrow. Right now, make yourself a cup of tea and go read about Billy.

From the back cover of Time Heals:

Rebecca MacDonnell is strange. More than that, she’s a Stranger, a human born with the ability to use her own life’s force to heal ethereal beings. Vampires, werewolves, demons, ghosts, goblins, and other things thought only imaginary all need help sometime, and when they do, they come to her.

Some things, however, are beyond help. Something is stalking all Ethereals, great and small. Beings of every race are fleeing a terror no one will acknowledge, let alone name.

At seventeen, Mistress Healer Rebecca is still learning to manage her power. She must learn to control it before it controls her.

Unless it’s already too late.

When her burgeoning ability gets away from her, that which heals turns to harm and drives her loyal man-wolf bodyguard Billy straight into the arms of the unknown horror.

Unlikely new friends are her only hope to finding out what’s happened, and she must enter new – and dangerous – territory in order to do it.

Time Heals Blog Tour

This is the upcoming blog tour schedule for next week’s release of the second book in the Stranger Things series, Time Heals. Each day (in theory!) I’ll be posting about where I’m at that day and what’s up for offer (because there will be SHINY THINGS!), but here’s the complete list. Feel free to snag the banner, link it to this post, copy the schedule below and make your own for reposting, whatever you want to do.

Thank you once again to the amazing Jennifer of Books Make Me Happy Reviews for putting this together (she also made the awesome banner you see below!). Much appreciation, and as they say in the Stranger world, “my gratitude.”


Monday, March 25th – My World…in words and pages

Tuesday, March 26th – Books Make Me Happy

Wednesday, March 27th – Bitten By Books

Thursday, March 28th – The Book Life

Friday, March 29th – The Between series author Kerry Schafer’s blog

Tuesday, April 2 – Two Chicks on Books

Wednesday, April 3 – Good Choice Reading

Thursday, April 4 – Literary Escapism

Friday, April 5 – Demons of Oblivion series author Skyla Dawn Cameron’s blog

Thank you in advance to all who have offered to host me. I will attempt to be a polite guest and not wreck the furniture.

What? I said “attempt!” Stop laughing!