We’re releasing tomorrow!!!

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The wait is just about over if you’ve been waiting for the e-release Of Darkness and Light.

An entire family; an entire kingdom on the brink of change.  Our protagonist, Tessa, starts a journey that could change everything we know about vampire history and it’s future.  Emma runs into her mother’s arms; reality surrounds her.  The war with the Krones may be over but it is only the beginning for Tessa and the Levé’s; maybe even the vampire race itself.

Jason’s responsibilities intensify and he has many a choice to make.  With the rebel’s attacking constantly he does everything he can to protect his ward.  When all things turn dark will Ariana be the beacon of light that guides them?  Find out more….

e-book pre-orders available at Amazon (US, but check your country’s site), Barnes & Noble, iStore, KoboSmashwords.  

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Only Seven days

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Only a week left to go before loading up that e-reader with another fantastic Tessa tale.  If you’re ready for heated battle, family divide, and journeys abundant this book is most definitely on your must-read list!

Pre-order’s available:

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Of Darkness and Light pre-order links

The e-book has been hitting the pre-order shelf for Of Darkness and Light.  YAY.  reserve your copy now, get it the day it comes out!!!

 Amazon (US, but check your countries site)

 Barnes & Noble

 iStore

 Kobo

 Smashwords

MORE COMING SOON!!!

COVER REVEAL: Of Darkness and Light

Book 2 of The Vampire Realm is on it’s way.  I’ve given you release dates (October 8th e-book, October 22nd paperback) and even an e-book giveaway. Since I’m on a roll I thought I would bring out the cover I’ve been teasing about if you’ve taken notice to my facebook and twitter.

e-book pre-orders available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iStore.  More coming soon!

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Of Darkness and Light is the follow up book to Rise of a Queen, part of The Vampire Realm series. Where Rise of a Queen tells the tale of Tessa’s struggles and defeats, he introduction of Tessa’s family brought forth a new tale to tell.

The rise of her empire came at a cost

Tessa’s vision of a future where vampires and humans lived united had all but disappeared. Her family, torn by the wars that ravaged her land, had to choose a side. Her sister and Emma with the rebels and Jason growing into his future by Tessa’s side. Emma’s struggle with her own choices, as Jason moves forward towards a life of service to his aunt, neither one sure of the outcome. The journey that the family takes will force the evolution of life as a vampire to the forefront, forever changing Tessa’s perspective on the world she thought she knew. Can Tessa survive another daunting war while ensuring the future of the vampires? Will Jason and Emma make the right choices and not be swayed by the childhood they once knew? Can either side of the war overcome what stands in their way, even when what they love is what they will lose? Will Jason and Emma make the right choices and not be swayed by the childhood they once knew? Can either side of the war overcome what stands in their way, even when what they love is what they will lose? Or will there be a beacon of hope; shining brightly in the world that has fallen so dark…..

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Of Darkness and Light has release dates

That’s right!  The time is here and you finally have confirmation.  As we begin this new journey into The Vampire Realm let me tell you that it has been one heck of a ride for me.  I’m completely excited to announce this!  Keep checking back at jsriddle.com for up to date information, like a cover reveal, pre-order links, event dates and much more.  If you haven’t done so add me on Facebook, twitter, Instagram, or my new tumblr.

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It’s here.. take a look!

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As promised, here is your first look at “Of Darkness and Light”

Tessa looked at the reflection, shallow in the glass, but what looked back at her was not her face.

Things are amiss my dear, you delve deeper than you could ever possibly imagine.” Liana’s dark eyes, brown locks, and red lips smirked at her. “You are not the saint you perceived yourself to be and now Pandora’s Box has been opened.”

Moments flashed as Tessa stared in horror as the face morphed into Desdemona’s, with her raven locks flowing as regal as she ever was. “You murdered me and now you have become me.” Her laugh wickedly echoed invisibly in Tessa’s ears. “How proud the child Queen must be now.”

No!” Tessa screamed aloud and slammed her fist against the window, cracking it just slightly. She leaned her head onto the window and as the images of her enemies disappeared, she looked through the cracks. Below the streets were empty, lights brightly shining into every dark corner. It was the world she had created, cold and desolate and vile, not the one she imagined from years before with peace, happiness, and co-existence.

You are doing your best,” The soft words of her beloved disassembled the wicked words of the Krone Queens. She did not see his image in the window. Instead she closed her eyes and saw vividly the embodiment of her lover, her king, her Greco. His words rang through in her mind. “I would have done no different.”

But somehow I feel like I have failed. I’ve failed the Nation, the Levé’s and most importantly you, your memory, and your honor.” She thought to herself in response.

You have not failed me. You had a hope, something I didn’t quite understand but it was YOUR hope. For that I would never be let down. You are doing what needs to be done and I want you to remember you are a strong vampire, a leader, and most importantly a strong queen. Reign strong, my love.”