Monday, April 7, 2014

Tours on Hold

Hello all!

As you may know, I have a book coming out in one week, so I'm pretty busy! I won't be accepting any new tour requests at the The Blog Tour Exchange until June.

You can still sign up to host and if we've worked together before, feel free to still contact me for assistance.

In the meantime, check out what I'm up to at www.sharonbayliss.com.

Coming soon!

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Seeking tour hosts for the Heirs of War and The December People Series

We've got fresh new tours!

The wonderful madwoman, Mara Valderran is looking for hosts for new adult fantasy, Heirs of War, Crown of Flames (Book Two).

Click the cover to check out Book One!


Blurb for Book Two:

Weeks have passed since Isauria witnessed Ariana and Alec escape from Kellen's dungeon, but danger isn't far behind them. As they travel through unknown lands and encounter multiple threats, their biggest challenge might be trusting one another, while Isauria starts to feel like a prisoner in her own home.

Despite the danger, all of Anscombe seems to be more interested in Terrena's new betrothal to a war hero from the world Tullia and the upcoming Imbolc festival than rescuing Ariana. Well, not everyone.

Tired of waiting for the Duillaine to help her twin, Zelene starts plotting on her own and finds a surprising ally in Rhaya, even as the Cynewards prepare to make a move of their own. But Zelene’s plans go awry when she finds herself with a new ability, a mysterious new friend, and more enemies within the walls of Anscombe than she thought.


If you'd like to host Mara, sign up here.

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And, this one is very special to me. Yes, that's right. Because it's my baby. I'm looking for hosts for the blog tour and cover reveal for my upcoming novel, Destruction (Book One in The December People Series). It's an adult contemporary fantasy.

Actual cover to be released on 3/5!


Here is the blurb:


David Vandergraff wants to be a good man. He goes to church every Sunday, keeps his lawn trim and green, and loves his wife and kids more than anything. Unfortunately, being a dark wizard isn't a choice.

Eleven years ago, David's secret second family went missing. When his two lost children are finally found, he learns they suffered years of unthinkable abuse. Ready to make things right, David brings the kids home even though it could mean losing the wife he can’t imagine living without.

Keeping his life together becomes harder when the new children claim to be dark wizards. David believes they use this fantasy to cope with their trauma. Until, David's wife admits a secret of her own—she is a dark wizard too, as is David, and all of their children.

Now, David must parent two hurting children from a dark world he doesn’t understand and keep his family from falling apart. All while dealing with the realization that everyone he loves, including himself, may be evil.


To sign up for my tour for Destruction, please click here.

Saturday, February 22, 2014

New Tours! The Queen of Swords & Dead Man's Drive

I've got some lovely new books that are seeking tour hosts!



Title:The Queen of Swords
Age Group:Adult
Genre:Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
Blurb:
When Graham Logan draws the Queen of Swords, he knows he’s about to meet the love of his life. For the third time. But surrendering his heart will mean risking her life…or making her what he is--two things his beliefs won’t allow him to do. Graham rages at God: Why give her back only to take her again?

Cat Fingal, the third incarnation of Graham’s other half, won’t let him slip away so easily. A white witch, she casts a spell to summon him—for answers, among other things.

Graham has other problems, too. Like the seductress who wants him for herself and the dark wizard who cursed him and killed Cat the first two times.

Will she find a way to save him this time around?

To host The Queen of Swords by Nina Mason, please sign up here.



Title:Dead Man's Drive
Age Group:Young Adult
Genre:Urban Fantasy
Blurb:La Cruz looks like an average Southern California small town in the 1950s Post-War Boom, but it has some dark secrets - and its guardians. They are the supernaturally adept drivers of Donovan Motors, including former Okie bank robber Wooster Stokes, Zoot Suiter and part time shaman Angel Rey, college girl and burgeoning sorceress Betty Bright and --their latest member -- an amnesiac zombie known only as Roscoe.

The drivers stand between La Cruz and chaos with only their wits and some fast hot rods to help them hold back the darkness. But an onslaught of demonic attacks heralds a new danger. Reed Strickland, a ruthless tycoon with unholy assistance, seems intent on making La Cruz his. Only Roscoe and the drivers can stop him. But Strickland's allies stir painful memories in Roscoe and even an undead gearhead is no match for his own past.

Roscoe will need to overcome his memories, stand with his friends and keep his motor as the battle for La Cruz begins in a tale of white hot vehicular action, arcane Noir and Hollywood horror that reveals the rotten heart of California's Golden Age.
To host Dead Man's Drive by Michael Panush, comment here!!

Friday, January 17, 2014

Three New Tours Looking For Hosts

We've got three tours about to launch! And, these awesome authors need hosts to help them out. If you're interested, please comment.

Adult fantasy, DISCIPLE HALF-OMNIBUS by L. Blankenship


War is coming. Kate Carpenter is only a peasant girl, but she’s determined to help defend the kingdom and its bound saints against the invading empire. Her healing magic earned her a coveted apprenticeship with the master healer; now she must prove herself ready to stand in the front lines and save lives.

She’s not ready for the attentions of a ne’er-do-well knight and the kingdom’s only prince, though. This is no time to be distracted by romance — the empire’s monstrous army will tear through anyone standing between them and the kingdom’s magical founts. All disciples must put aside their tangled feelings and stand in the homeland’s defense.

New adult historical romance, Kiya: Rise of a New Dynasty by Katie Hamstead

Tut has grown into his position as Pharaoh, but he is a wild young man. Naomi fears for him, not only because of his recklessness, but because he has put his trust in Ay–the man determined to destroy Naomi—despite her and Horemheb advising against it.

Meanwhile, death and slavery hang over Naomi and her family. With fear of the booming Hebrew numbers causing talk of enslaving them, conscription is reinstated and Naomi fears for the lives of her other children. Especially since Ay's children are now adults, and just as dangerous as their father. They threaten to take Itani, conspire against Tut, and pushing for power.

But Tut is in trouble. While Ay's daughter draws Horemheb's attention, and Naomi deals with the struggles of her family, everyone's distraction could spell death for the young Pharaoh.

Adult paranormal romance, Poison Apology by Lillian MacKenzie Rhine

"An idol mind is the Devil's playground, what happens when he finds a plaything?"

Ivy Naidoo is a model who struggles to provide for her greedy family and lustful manager. Hating her life she tries to end it, but fails. Her final shred of energy is used to take a job in Saint Thomas, VI that forever changes her.

Poison Apology is the companion piece of Winter's Island by Lillian MacKenzie Rhine. It covers the story of Ivy Naidoo detailing her history and future with Jeremiah Gatling, sinister vampire of the island.

Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Seeking hosts for YA sci-fi, Copied by S.M. Anderson

I'm excited to introduce, Copied by S.M. Anderson, a YA sci-fi to be released on 12/11/13. Sarah is busy planning a tour and looking for hosts. If you're interested, please leave a comment!



Adopted off the black market, Alexander Mitchell, has no idea his DNA is copyrighted and property of military weapons giant Texacom Defense. Nor that his DNA is being used to develop an army of clones. When the company discovers he was not properly disposed of 17 years ago, they send an assassin copy, BETA23, to terminate Xan and cover it up.

After he narrowly escapes BETA23’s first attempt, Xan teams up with Lacey, a genetically engineered genius he’s surprised to find common ground with— only they’re awkward together. Half of the time she stares at Xan like the science project he is and the other half…let’s just say Xan can’t keep his eyes off her lips.

When they manage to capture a company copy by luck and sheer stupidity on Xan’s part, Lacey is determined to see the good in their prisoner to the point she believes BETA23 can be persuaded to give them the intelligence they need to keep the company forever off Xan’s back. Xan’s not sure if he can trust the darker version of himself, not when it means gambling with the lives of his family and the possibility of losing Lacey.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Three New Tours! Branded, Last But Not Least Lola, & Paradise Incoming

You may be contacted soon about three new exciting tours! We've got some romantic suspense with Branded by Katie Hamstead, author of the Hope of the Pharaoh series, a travel thriller with Paradise Incoming, and a fun middle grade with Last But Not Least Lola. Katie Hamstead will be looking for blog tour hosts and hosts for her cover reveal.


Branded by Katie Hamstead

New Adult Romantic Suspense

Terrorists have invaded Sydney, and Allison King barely escapes her brother’s wedding reception alive. She and her siblings flee, but their parents are killed by firing squad.

Now Ali’s on the run and terrified. While searching for other survivors, she is captured by the General who leads the invasion. He’s smitten by Ali, and when she refuses to submit to his whims, he brands her for death. In a wild act of defiance, she snatches the branding rod and sears the mark onto his face. Marking not only him but also sealing her fate. Ali manages to escape and flees into the bush once more where she finds a group in hiding. Even with the scars left by the General, Ali learns to love and falls in love with the young man who found her—Damien Rogers. 

But the General is hunting her. When he discovers their location, and finds her with another man—Damien—his wrath is kindled and his obsession is inflamed. Ali must put herself on the line or the General could kill her family, those who help her, and most significantly, the man she loves.

Last But Not Least Lola by Christine Pakkala

Middle Grade Contemporary

LAST-BUT-NOT-LEAST LOLA GOING GREEN introduces young readers to funny, spirited, smart, and strong-willed Lola Zuckerman. Lola’s problem is that she’s always last—last in line, last to be called on at school, last for everything. If only she were Lola Adams or Lola Appleby or anything but Z for Zuckerman.

What would make things better is if Lola were to win the Going Green Contest at school AND beat Amanda Anderson, who’s always first, and—more importantly—Lola’s ex-best friend. How can Lola prove that while she may be last, she’s definitely not least?

Paradise Incoming by Alex Tanner

New Adult Thriller



Sometimes, when you're travelling, you want to go off the beaten path.

And sometimes - just sometimes - you find a path that no man dares to walk.

Even if you do survive it, your mind doesn't.

Trust me. I know.

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If you're interested in any of these titles, please comment!

Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Seeking tour hosts for paranormal mystery, Waking Up Dead

We've got another cool book seeking hosts! Check out the paranormal mystery, Waking Up Dead, by Margo Bond Collins. You may get an email from her soon, or you can also comment here and let her know that you're interested in helping out.



When Dallas resident Callie Taylor died young, she expected to go to Heaven, or maybe Hell. Instead, she met her fate early thanks to a creep with a knife and a mommy complex. Now she's witnessed another murder, and she's not about to let this one go. She's determined to help solve it before an innocent man goes to prison. And to answer the biggest question of all: why the hell did she wake up in Alabama?