Book Blast & Giveaway! Blood Oath by Samantha Coville

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Blood Oath
by Samantha Coville
Series: The Secret of the Halflings #1
Publication date: April 29th 2014
Category: YA
Genre: Paranormal

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Raya Sarian has always known she was different. The water calls to her in a way that isn’t human. She has seen things that would scar anyone for life. And her father has been non existent in her childhood.
Because he is a Siren.
A blood drinker.
A monster.
And now she must live with him in a world populated with enemies and dangerous friends. Can she survive the year?

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~Excerpt~

“Where am I going to school?” It’d be nice to get above ground and enjoy the fresh air and actual people a little every day. And she didn’t want to end up pale like the rest of the underground inhabitants who had suddenly become her neighbors.
“There’s a school room and training dojo in the west wing. The teacher is excited to meet you.”
“You’re joking, right?” Raya rolled her eyes. “I’m going to study with blood sucking freaks and then train in a dojo for…for what?” She wasn’t really sure what a dojo even looked like outside of the movies.
“Self defense is vital to survival in a Siren world. Especially for you. You’re only half siren, Raya. I need to make sure you can protect yourself.” He said this as monotone as his other words but there was an inflection of concern in the last part.
“I’m not a little girl, Christopher. Besides, I packed pepper spray. I can take care of myself, thank you very much.”
He stared at her with a cold, steely gaze and Raya wanted to cower in the corner. “If a Siren wanted you dead, pepper spray would do nothing to stop him. Your guts would be spilled over the floor before it could even dream of touching him.”
With that, he turned and walked to the door to leave Raya to herself. But he paused just in the doorway and, without looking back, he said, “People will treat you…differently… when they realize what you are. Don’t give them a reason besides your blood to hate you. Do you understand?”
She nodded her head and, realizing he couldn’t see what she was doing, she added quietly, “Yes.”

~About the Author~

samantha coville

Samantha Coville is an editor and literary critic at her website, Sammy the Bookworm. She’s been writing short stories for six years and has appeared in magazines, both in print and online. When she’s not doing something book related, she is singing in her church choir or enjoying one of the theme parks in her home state of Florida.

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~Giveaway~

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Follower of Jesus, loving wife, homeschooling mom, blogger, author, gamer, and a lover of the culinary arts. Toni lives in Michigan with her husband and four children. If she's not writing or curled up with a book, you'll most likely find her playing with her kids, baking cupcakes, or killing zombies.
  • Laurel Johnson

    New author. Thank you for the introduction.

  • Patricia Maia

    Thank you!

  • Yay…a new to me author and book! Thanks for the feature and chance to win Toni and congratulations on your new book, Samantha!

  • Lee Todd

    thanks for the giveaway

  • Emma

    I love Samantha, she is so sweet! I am so excited that she wrote a book!

  • Macti3964

    I love new authors! Thanks for the giveaway!

  • Laura R.

    Can’t wait to read this book, thanks for the giveaways!

  • TwistedBookJunkie

    This sounds like an interesting story. I can’t wait to read it.

  • Elisabeth

    Phew! Sounds like an intense world to live in!