Tuesday, October 14, 2014
****Two Release Day Blitz for Tell Me My Name by Mary Fan & Slam by Tash McAdam ****
StoryTime is a tri-annual event created by Glass House Press. All proceeds from the StoryTime events will
be donated to SDDAS Spirit Fund, a nonprofit society dedicated to giving homeless animals the medical
care they need. For more information, visit their website at sddac.com/donations.asp.
In Mary Fan’s second novella from Glass House Press, a teen girl wakes up in an icy cell, alone and
frightened. She has no memory of who she is or how she came to be there.
She does know that she must get out, at all costs. And that escape must start with remembering the simple
things – her own name. Her place of origin. Her possible powers.
When a group of dark magicians reveal themselves to be her captors, she finds herself in the clutches of
those who will stop at nothing to uncover the secrets locked within her lost memories. With her life fading
under their merciless spells, the need to escape becomes dire.
But can she get out when she doesn’t even know who she is? Can she count on one unlikely ally for help?
Or is it already too late for her, a girl without a name?
Tell Me My Name introduces the main characters in Mary’s new fantasy series, Fated Stars, with the first
book, Windborn, due in late 2015.
Purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/Zjgx5F
About Mary Fan
Mary Fan is a hopeless dreamer, whose mind insists on spinning tales of “what if.” As a music major in
college, she told those stories through compositions. Now she tells them through books—a habit she began
as soon as she could pick up a pencil. Flynn Nightsider and the Edge of Evil follows a well-received
debut novel, a space opera titled Artificial Absolutes (2013), and is the first in the Flynn Nightsider series.
Mary would like to think that there are many other novels in her bag,
and hopes to prove that to the world as well.
Mary lives in New Jersey and has a B.A. from Princeton University. When she’s not scheming to create new
worlds, she enjoys kickboxing, opera singing, and blogging about everything having to do with books.
Telepaths, torture, mindwipes ... the Institute has it all, and they use each of their brainwashed children as
weapons, the way they see fit. To control society, repress its people. To make certain that they stay in
power, no matter the cost. Serena’s baby brother Damon is one of those children, and these days he’s so
altered that he doesn’t even recognize her.
When it comes to getting Damon away from those who kidnapped him, there's nothing Serena won't do.
Even if she has to kill him to save him. First, though, she must prove to her father that she has what it takes to
be a soldier against the insidious threat of the Institute. Her first mission has to be perfect.
But with inaccurate intelligence, unexpected storms, and Gav Belias, people’s hero of the Watch, on the
prowl, will she even survive? If she doesn't succeed, they'll never let her go after her brother.
And that would be unthinkable, when it was her fault that he was taken in the first place.
Slam is Tash McAdam’s first work with Glass House Press, and serves as a prequel to her series The
Psionics, with the first book, Maelstrom, due in 2015.
Purchase on Amazon: http://amzn.to/1z1XHk1
About Tash McAdam
Tash McAdam’s first writing experience (a collaborative effort) came at the age of eight, and included
passing floppy discs back and forth with a best friend at swimming lessons. Since then,
Tash has spent time falling in streams, out of trees, learning to juggle, dreaming about zombies, dancing, painting, learning
Karate, becoming a punk rock pianist, and of course, writing.
Tash is a teacher in real life, but dreams of being a full-time writer, and living a life of never-ending travel.
Though born in the hilly sheepland of Wales, Tash has lived in South Korea and Chile and now calls
Vancouver, Canada home.
Maelstrom, the first book in The Psionics, is Tash’s first published work. Visit the website or facebook for
news, gossip, and random tidbits about Tash’s adventures.