Friday, January 6, 2017

•٠•● Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ●•٠• Review & Release Blitz For Insidious (The Marked Mage Chronicles #1) By Victoria Evers •٠•● Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ ●•٠•

Insidious (The Marked Mage Chronicles #1)
By Victoria Evers
415 pages 
Publication Date: January 6, 2017

All Kat Montgomery wanted was a fun night out on the town.
 What she got was a death warrant. As it turns out, the 
quaint little hamlet of Mystic Harbor, Maine houses more than
 sandy beaches and adorable B&B’s. Beneath the New 
England charm rests a deadly world where shifters, demons, 
vampires, and angelic hunters all vie for power.
A world where magic is the greatest weapon.
Magic that Kat now possesses.
After that one fateful night, she can feel the changes 
beginning to take hold of her. Only problem, she doesn’t even
 know what she’s turning into. With threats hiding in plain 
sight, deciphering the lines between friend and foe is nearly
 impossible. As if things couldn’t get any worse, Kat learns 
her only real ally rests in the one person she can’t stand: 
Reese Blackburn, an insufferably handsome magician whom 
the town fears most.
Kat’s very soul is at stake, and destiny doesn't seem to be 
playing out in her favor. Can these two unlikely partners 
challenge fate itself before it's too late?

Wow just wow. I tend to read more adult romance than young
 adult. But this book was so wonderful so do not pass it up 
just because it is a YA book. It is extremely well written. 
Toughly thought through, and was just so dam interesting. 
I cannot wait for the next book.

This story is about a teenage girl (Kat) and the strange 
goings on in the small town of mystic Harbor . at the 
beginning of the book a whole buss full of kids goes missing. 
And when you find out what happened to them let’s just say 
it was not nice. But not long after that Kat is in a car accident 
with her friend Blaine, and only she walks away. But she 
does not go unscathed, she ends up changing physically. 
But she has no one to help her but the strange boy in school 
(Reese).  He may be weird but he genuinely cares about Kat.
 And when she finds out not only his secret but her ex's 
Adam she is so unsure what to do. And then there is the 
psycho stalker she does not know what to do with all that 
is happening.

Now before I ruin this for you I will leave off here. I hope you 
enjoy this book as much as I did. If you do like this book, 
please consider leaving a review. The Authors really like it 
when you do; they value your opinions too.

By the time Study Hall rolled around, I was about to jump out of my skin. Hoping to distract myself, I headed to the library to work on my physics report. Plopping myself down at a vacant cubicle in the computer lab, I logged on, finding my fingers hovering over the keys as I stared at the Google search page on screen.
Focus: Energy transfer and conversion. That’s why you’re here.
I started to type, and before I knew it, the search engine results page gave me loads of websites on levitation.
Just don’t go there.
I shoved that nosey little voice of reason aside and began scrolling.
I got hit with a bunch of useless results ranging from cheesy magician breakdowns all the way to some kind of music festival venue. The deeper I ventured into the findings, the weirder it got. By the time I reached studies on humanoid aliens and Wiccan spell casting, I knew I’d gone bonkers. This was stupider than trying to self-diagnose on WebMD. I doubted the art of Harry Kellar and his “Levitation of Princess Karnac” illusion held the answers to my rabbit-hole madness. I pushed the keyboard back, letting my forehead drop down on the desktop.
“Hey, stranger.”
My entire body stiffened as a shadow suddenly cast over the cubicle. Sure enough, as I looked up, I was met with a pair of striking amber eyes and a smirk stretched from ear to ear.
“I’m really not in the mood, Blackburn,” I said, straightening back up.
This sexy crazy individual rounded the side of the desk and plopped down in the vacant seat beside me. He poked his head around the cubicle wall to observe my computer screen and chuckled. “Doing a little light reading, I see.”
“Please. Leave,” I gritted, noting the absence of his camera.
“Thinking of developing a new hobby?” He still couldn’t take his eyes off the ridiculous illustration from the website.
Embarrassment reddened my cheeks, forcing me to close the browser. “What do you want?”
“Well, to quote Freddy Mercury, ‘I want it all,’” he laughed. “But for now, I’ll settle for some answers.”
“I don’t know anything, especially the reason why you’re stalking me!” I sneered.
“Yes, that’s what you call it when you repeatedly harass someone and follow them around!”
“I beg your pardon?”
I looked him over, seeing he was dressed in his long militia coat. “What? You decide to leave your hoodie at home?”
His brows furrowed confusedly.
“Don’t even deny it.”
“Okay, I won’t…as soon as you clarify what the hell you’re talking about,” he countered.
“Last night. You’re really gonna stand there and tell me you weren’t the hooded psycho who nearly ran me off the road?”
“Yes, I am—going to tell you that, because I wasn’t.”
“Can’t say I’m particularly swayed.”
“Trust me, if I was there, you’d know. It’d be a real shame to rob you of the sight to all this awesomeness,” he laughed halfheartedly, making an invisible circle around his face with his pointer finger.
“Personally, I think the ski mask better suits you.”
A couple students nearby turned in their seats, eying me weirdly.
Neither the stares nor remark seemed to faze the magician though as he leaned in closer, forcing me to scoot as far over in my desk chair as I could without falling off onto the floor. His head tilted down as his eyes bored into mine, causing shadows to forebodingly cascade beneath his sharp cheekbones. With his teasing grin, the look was somehow menacing…in a frighteningly sexy way. And that thought churned my stomach. Sure, he was what society would call ‘odd,’ but Reese wasn’t scary by any means. There was still something about him. An enigmatic quality that made him mysterious. And in Mystic Harbor, where everyone knew everything about everyone, the odds of finding someone like Reese was about as good as stumbling upon a unicorn grazing on your front lawn.
“You know what I am,” he said lowly.
“Yeah, psychotic.”
His eyes narrowed, seeming to scrutinize every microexpression on my face, before traveling back over to the computer monitor. A mystified look fell over his own features. “Hold on. You…you really don’t know, do you?”
“That you’re crazier than a bag full of cats? It’s not that hard to miss,” I shot back.
That weird, studying expression of his didn’t fade. “Feeling a bit different lately?”
My heart rate ticked up to a whole other level. How could he possibly know that?
I apparently didn’t have much of a poker face, because his eyes expanded as he read my expression. “You’ve gotta be joking.”
“Get away from me,” I growled.
“Or what?”
“Or I’ll scream,” I countered.
Of all things, he laughed. “Well, good luck with that. I can assure you, you’ll just look crazy.”
“And why’s that?”
“Because as far as they’re concerned, Princess,” he said, gesturing to the rest of the room, “you’re just arguing with yourself.”
“You’re bat-shit.”
“No, I’m invisible,” he countered. “Well, that’s not entirely accurate. I’m only invisible to normal humans, when I wish to be. And mute.”
I snatched my book bag off the floor and started throwing my things inside. “I don’t know what the hell’s wrong with you, and quite frankly, I don’t care. My advice, up your dosage and leave me alone. And investing in a straitjacket wouldn’t hurt you, either.”
“You don’t believe me?” He grabbed a highlighter off the desk I hadn’t gotten to yet and suddenly flung it behind him, smacking some hipster guy in the back of the head across the way.
“Owww!” The student yelped, whirling around in his seat.
Reese sauntered over to him, waving his hand in front of the innocent bystander without any reaction. The hipster just shot me a dirty look.
“You wish for me to further demonstrate?” the magician taunted, picking up the guy’s chemistry textbook next.
“What? No!” I blurted.
Everyone now turned their attention to me.
“I’m sorry, I didn’t quite catch that!” Reese declared, his voice booming across the entire room.
Still, not one person paid this psycho any mind.
Holy crap…
I had gone bat-shit! I was hallucinating invisible people!
“Is there a problem?”
I jumped at the voice behind me, only to face one of the library aides as I turned around. Without another word, I grabbed my remaining materials off the desk and slung my bag over my shoulder before bolting out the side exit.

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VICTORIA EVERS is a debut paranormal fiction writer who 
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