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Thursday, July 26, 2012

Guest author M.M Shelley

Today I have the pleasure of having MM Shelley here on the blog
during her tour for Mishap & Retribution.

After the book info I'll be posting information for a great giveaway...


HI Everyone, I’m M.M. Shelley and I would like to thank Jacqueline for having me as a guest. So please pour yourself a cup of your favorite Latte and if you’re at work, hang up your “On Break” shingle as we take five.

            I may love writing young adult fantasy and Sci-fi, but it doesn’t mean that it’s my first love. Growing up I stirred more towards mysteries written by the great Agatha Christie and the clever Edgar Allen Poe. Slowly but surely I found authors like Johanna Lindsay and Julie Garwood and those two quickly became some of my favorite authors. Sure you might wonder, what an interesting mix of authors, but really isn’t a good book defined by losing yourself in the story?

            I enjoy mixing a good mystery with romance and sometimes paranormal romance. That I’ve found myself reading books by Dianne Day and Heather Graham who also writes under the name Shannon Drake.

            What I like about the young adult genre is that everything is new, exciting and the characters are always rushing, in a hurry and are willing to hold on tightly to what they want regardless of the consequences. There is an innocence that at times can be heartbreaking and enduring.

            With the young adult genre there is more room for possibilities as they are ready and willing to believe in the possibilities of what we all enjoy; intrigue, magic and most importantly, love. 

            With my book, Mishap & Retribution I focus on the suspense, and the intrigue, what will one do for the ones they love? Sometimes the answer is not what you may always expect and that’s what I enjoy about writing young adult; is that you learn to expect the unexpected.

            So who are some of your favorite authors? I’d love to hear from you!

Mishap & Retribution
By M.M. Shelley
Mishap Series/Book 3

Genre: YA/ Fantasy/ Sci-Fi
Number of pages: 302
Word Count: 56,662

Blurb/Book Description:

At the Dawn of Time a curse against Man was made and only Death will satisfy it. 

The year is 2045 and twins Grasiella and Tatiana who are Cinerian, Fae and Human must choose a side and may find themselves on different sides of an ancient war.

With Tatiana trapped in the Fae realm and learning what life has been like, she has found herself bonding with the Fae. Grasiella seeking the whereabouts of her twin has come to a crossroads of her own. 

Separated and neither knowing the fate of the other, each make their way to an uncertain future.

Death has swept across the Hawaiian Islands and the cost of peace may be too high.

About the Author:

M.M. Shelley is a storyteller, word smith and dreamer. She has traveled the world extensively in search of the magic which is often overlooked in every day life. M.M. Shelley is a native of southern California, and a student of mythology from which she gets much inspiration.

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In addition to the big draw (below) the author is also generous enough to give away an e-copy to one lucky person from the comments today!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. You're welcome!
    The book is very intriguing, I've added it to my TBR list.

    Lots of luck to you!