Saturday, November 7, 2015

New Release: Mayhem in the Air #scifi #horror #paranormal #thriller New Release by Jenn Nixon: Mind

Mayhem in the Air Excerpt Tour & #Giveaway

Ten thrilling tales of sci-fi, horror, and the paranormal in this 
awesome anthology.Meet hot robots, hungry winds, and the goddess 
of chaos. Explore alien planets, purgatorial realms, and a shocking 
place where people bury the living with their dead. Mayhem in the Air 
is the second, long-awaited story collection from the talented 
authors of Untethered Realms.

Join us over the next two weeks for a fantastic tour with 
exclusive excerpts and a giveaway with the chance to 
win a $40 gift card.

Buy the collection now for only 99 cents!

Add it to read on Goodreads.

Blog tour stops:
November 9: Dark Treasury
November 10: Queen of the Night Reviews
November 11: Long and Short Reviews
November 12: Mixed Book Bag
November 13: Kit 'N Kabookle

Enjoy an Excerpt of 
Jenn Nixon's 
New Release

After Dina Ranger loses telepathic contact with her twin 
brother, Duncan, she breaks into his apartment and stumbles 
onto a special government unit responsible for monitoring 
the psychic population. She’s offered a job where 
she can use her psionic gifts to help people.

Stranded on earth over a hundred years ago, Liam of 
Shria is searching for a metal needed to repair his ship 
when he finds Dina inside an alien escape pod and narrowly 
saves her after she trips the alarm.

As the mystery and their relationship deepens, Liam helps 
Dina learn the truth behind her abilities while uncovering a 
plot to rebuild an ancient weapon, exposing dangerous secrets about the alien presence on earth that may 
change the future forever.

Author Bio: Jenn Nixon’s love of writing started the year she received her first diary and Nancy Drew novel. Throughout her teenage years, she kept a diary of her personal thoughts and feelings but graduated from Nancy Drew to other mystery suspense novels.
Jenn often adds a thriller and suspense element to anything she writes be it Romance, Science Fiction, or Fantasy. When not writing, she spends her time reading, observing pop culture, playing with her two dogs, and working on various charitable projects in her home state of New Jersey.

“I had a feeling I’d see you again,” the voice called.
Dina looked around the wooded area, feeling confused for a moment. It seemed familiar. Across the marsh, Liam was leaning against a tree, casually dressed, hair slightly less shaggy than it had been last time, hands shoved in his skinny jeans. A light mist lingered over the grass, a taste of salt in the air. How did she get here?
“Didn’t think it would be this soon,” he replied with a shrug.
The Gut surrounded her. She didn’t remember coming here, yet she was in the Bay Hook. Solid ground beneath her feet and the stench she breathed in, all real. “Why, uh . . . did you come back?”
“The real question is why did you call me here?”
“What are you talking about? You were already here, and I didn’t call. I don’t even have your number.”
“Want it?” he asked, smirking, then shook his head. “No, wait . . . oh. Uninhibited speech, foggy backdrop, extra flirty. I get it.”
“Get what?”
“We’re dreaming. You’re asleep right?”
“No,” she spat, spreading her arms, twisting in place. She pulled a cattail-punk out of the ground and shook it at him. “We’re in the Hook, hello, don’t you see the trees? Can’t you smell the marsh?”
“You must have been thinking about me, which is normal, frankly, given the circumstances. But how the hell are you keeping me here?”
“I’m not doing anything.”
“Dina, did both your parents have psionic abilities?”
“Only my father, why?”
“Curious,” he said, moving toward her, gray eyes sweeping up and down. “What about his parents, either of them?”
“I don’t know. What does it matter?”
“People don’t normally share dreams. You’re strong—”
“Why does everyone keep saying that?” Dina threw her hands up in the air and walked away. “Who cares if I am or not? There’s some dude out there burning up people, and I don’t have time to tramp around the swamp with E.T.”
“What did you say?”
“Nothing. Doesn’t matter. I’m outta here.”
“Wait, Dina,” he said, catching up and surpassing her. He grabbed both her arms to stop her. “You really are dreaming.”
Everything around her was too real to be a dream. She felt the pressure of his fingers, even the sinking feeling of her feet on the soft ground. “So this isn’t the Gut, it’s a dream? Right, and you’re sharing it with me, sure.”
“You’re amazing!” He laughed boyishly. “Even after all you’ve seen, you’re still questioning everything.”
“Then prove it to me. Call me, here’s my number,” she said, mentally sending the digits to his head.
Liam smiled at her. A sweet, sincere smile that made her smile back before shrugging.
Her eyes popped open. The ceiling of her bedroom stared back. “Oh, what the hell?”
Dina sat up, brow furrowed. She reached toward the nightstand for her phone. Was it going to ring? It had felt as if she had been there, standing in the grass with Liam. She shut her eyes, trying to bring the images back, but they were already fading.
Had she just shared a dream with Liam?