The Fifth Moon’s Dragon: Cover Reveal

Dragon subtleThe High Lord of Solaria, Dragon Sol has recently returned to his planet to marry his two promised brides, but instead of savoring the pleasures of his wedding night, he finds himself fighting an enigmatic assassin sent to kill him.
A skilled mercenary, Jade belongs to the Assassin Academy and lives for the thrill of the chase, but her latest mission goes awry since the moment she throws that first arrow at her intended target.
Dragon proves to be Jade’s worthiest opponent yet, and what starts as any other mission becomes so much more, reversing the roles of hunter and prey. Before either of them can stop the inevitable, a deep connection takes roots until their hearts and not their lives are at stakes.

The First Moon’s Dragon, first book in the second Fifth Moon’s Tales trilogy series will be published in the box set Creatures, alongside 21 more novels, and it’s available for preorder for only 99 cents.

The Fifth Moon’s Dragon: Cover Reveal

Creatures Highlights: Monica La Porta

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MONICA LA PORTA

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Dragons are my favorite mythical creatures. When I was a kid, I spent long hours imagining what it would be like to own a pet dragon and fly over the clouds, looking at the world from above. I’ve read countless books about dragons, and I never seem to have enough of those stories. From fantasy to steamy paranormal, if there is a dragon, I will read it. There is a sense of freedom I experience any time I find a good dragon novel that leaves me at peace with the world. The sheer power, and at the same time grace and elegance, of such creature when combined with a shifter is an explosive union, and it gives an author plenty of opportunities to write an epic story. When I introduced Dragon Sol in the Fifth Moon’s Tales, all I wanted was a badass sidekick for my werewolf, but Dragon’s character grew sentence by sentence, acquiring all the traits typical of its namesake: loyalty, strength, charm, wittiness. Soon, I couldn’t deny him the story he demanded any longer, and I finally gave in and started writing The Fifth Moon’s Dragon. In the process, I realized that I’ve never truly forgotten my dream as a child. I still want a pet dragon, especially if he comes in the shape of a hunk shape shifter.

Monica La Porta is the Author of The Fifth Moon’s Dragon. You can find out more about Monica here!

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The High Lord of Solaria, Dragon Sol has recently returned to his planet to marry his two promised brides, but instead of savoring the pleasures of his wedding night, he finds himself fighting an enigmatic assassin sent to kill him.
A skilled mercenary, Jade belongs to the Assassin Academy and lives for the thrill of the chase, but her latest mission goes awry since the moment she throws that first arrow at her intended target.
Dragon proves to be Jade’s worthiest opponent yet, and what starts as any other mission becomes so much more, reversing the roles of hunter and prey. Before either of them can stop the inevitable, a deep connection takes roots until their hearts and not their lives are at stakes.

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Creatures Highlights: Monica La Porta

Creatures: Cover Reveal

CreaturesA long time in the making, but I’m finally able to reveal the cover for the box set I am in: Creatures. For this project, I wrote The Fifth Moon’s Dragon, the first book in the brand-new exciting trilogy set in the distant future in a far away galaxy. You have already read Valentine and Mirella’s story, not it’s time for Dragon and Jade to shine.

And now, a few words about this box set:

CREATURES is a collection of otherworldly tales from today’s indie-favorite New York Times, USA Today, and International bestselling authors!
You are about to enter the realm of Creatures, a boxed set packed with more than twenty enthralling tales of urban fantasy and paranormal romance! From witches to vampires, shifters to fae, and every dark creature known to lurk the pages of fantasy fiction, you’re sure to find yourself up past your bedtime and reading well into the witching hour!

So curl up on your sofa with a steaming cup of tea and PreOrder today if you dare brave the beasts!

Including stories from…

New York Times bestselling author A K Michaels
USA Today bestselling authors Gina Kincade and Kimberly Gould
USA Today bestselling author Bianca D’Arc
Boone Brux
Morgan Wylie
Felicia Beasley
Kyoko M
Jules Barnard
Monica La Porta
Heather Marie Adkins
Aoife Marie Sheridan
Alex Owens
Juliana Haygert
E. M. Moore
Skye Knizley
Shelique Lize
Lydia Sherrer
Wendy Owens
S.M. Blooding
Stephanie Marks
J & L Wells writing with Laura Greenwood
USA Today bestselling author Erzabet Bishop

You can buy your copy here:

Amazon US

Amazon UK

Amazon CA

Amazon DE

Amazon AU

iTunes

Nook

Kobo

Creatures: Cover Reveal

Release Day for Ax: A Wolf’s Hunger Alpha Shifter Romance

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I’m pleased to announce that my contribution to A K Michaels’ A Wolf’s Hunger world is live. Writing Ax and Aimee’s story was a nice change of pace and a a much-needed break from my other series. I’ve had lots of fun creating a Wolf Pack living in Washington State, and I’m planning to write more stories set in the same universe.

Ax: A Wolf’s Hunger Alpha Shifter Romance

A Wolf’s Hunger: It can’t be stopped
Axelrod McKenzie left the Seattle’s Wolf Pack ten years ago, swearing never to return. The sudden death of his adoptive father and alpha of the pack forces Ax to go back on his word.
Suddenly plagued by a gnawing hunger that consumes him from within, Ax must confront his inner demons and his half-brother, Kendall; a brother Ax resents because by pack laws Kendall will inherit the alpha seat vacated by their father.
Little does Ax know that his life is going to get way worse before it gets any better. But the moment he has a glimpse of Aimee, Kendall’s fiancée, Ax’s life is forever changed by the revelation that the she-wolf is his fated soulmate.
Passions run high as the three of them must come to terms with their fates. Will love triumph over a family feud that has lasted for decades?

Release Day for Ax: A Wolf’s Hunger Alpha Shifter Romance

The Lost Centurion: Bookbub–Day Three

This is the last Bookbub-related post for this week. I might come back next week with more data if the numbers change, but so far, the post promo isn’t looking  anything to write back home.

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #75 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Ghosts
  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Demons & Devils

This is it, in a few hours, The Lost Centurion will be out of the Top 100, and it will become invisible again.

Amazon Downloads: 671

Amazon Sales: $48.43

Smashwords Downloads: 91 Nook, 3 Smashwords, but the data is incomplete.

D2D  Sales: $116.43 – $105.74= $10.69

Reviews: 0

Conclusions: After three days, I’m still losing money on this promo. The Lost Centurion will be out of permafree as soon as the downloads dwindle, and it will get back to $3.99 like the rest of the novels in the series. It’s time to find another strategy to promote my books. Permafree gets stale after a while and it isn’t sustainable in the long run. Back to the drawing board.

The Lost Centurion: Bookbub–Day Three

The Lost Centurion: The Day After the Bookbub

Let’s start today’s post by saying that I am not impressed by the data I collected at the end of the first day post-Bookbub. The day’s earnings were lukewarm at best, something I’ve achieved by myself on a good day without any promo.

At the moment, ranking for The Lost Centurion have disappeared from its Amazon page, but the last time I checked, it was lingering at #40. I will add the latest ranking as soon as I have it.

Amazon Downloads: 1,865

Amazon sales: $38,11

I’ve realized only now that The Lost Centurion is still available through Smashwords and not D2D, while the rest of the Immortals series is sold wide through D2D.

Smashwords Downloads, data from the last three days: iTunes 1,575, Nook 1,032, Kobo 35. Frankly, those numbers have pleasantly surprised me. I didn’t expect the promo to be so successful wide. This is definitely uplifting and mitigate what I said a few sentences ago, at the beginning of this post.

D2D Sales: 105.74 – 95.39= $10.4

Reviews received on the day after the Bookbub: 3 – ranging from 5* to 1*, bringing the total number of reviews to 213, with an average of 4.2 out of 5.

I’ll post again tomorrow with a final report about this promo.

PS

Amazon ranks reappeared:

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #36 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Vampires
  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Angels
  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Ghosts
The Lost Centurion: The Day After the Bookbub

The Lost Centurion: Bookbub–First Day Results

Here is the data at the end of the first day of The Lost Centurion’s Bookbub promo:

Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)

  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > Paranormal > Psychics
  • #1 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks > Romance > New Adult & College

So it went from #130 up to #14, not the podium, but at least in the first 20 free bestsellers page.

Amazon downloads: 8,417

Amazon sales: 33 books (mainly in the Immortals series) = $79.17 earned on April 25th.

Wide downloads: I’m waiting for D2D’s results.

Wide sales: I’m waiting for D2D’s results, but as of yesterday, the whole month’s earnings totaled $95.39.

Reviews: 1 review off the bat: 4*, lucky number 210 (It’s probably from the Freebooksy promo)

Conclusions so far: In the past, I made the Bookbub money back on the first day, but as I said in yesterday’s post, The Lost Centurion has been free for a while, and I’ve promoted it at least once every other month. Plus, it’s 2:01 am in the US as I write, and there are already 419 downloads on Amazon. I’ll report later in the day with more stats.

The Lost Centurion: Bookbub–First Day Results