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Free Books Anyone?

We’re coming up on summer, let’s get to reading! 

I’ll be sharing my official summer reading list recommendations in the next few weeks (There are some awesome books on it!), but until then, you’re more than welcome to grab one of these FREEBIES and share them with your friends. All of them. Seriously. 

Not sure where to get them? 
Well, here are the links!

Invisible

(working on Kindle, they’re slow. Right now it’s only .99)

Inquest

Escaping Fate

Wattpad (full book will be up this month)

Wicked Hunger

Twin Souls

Happy reading everyone!

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Surprise Post: Uriah Crowe (Twin Souls by DelSheree Gladden)

Today, Uriah, from Twin Souls, is taking the stage with a message and a warning. 

My mother loved to tell me stories from our tribe when I was young. She always said that the stories carried our history. They carried the truth of who we are. Even from a young age, I understood the truth of her words. That didn’t mean I wanted to hear the stories. I feared that hearing about the heroes would change me into something I did not want to be. A hero. I wanted to tell her to stop, but she loved the stories so much that I could never ask such a thing. 
So I listened, night after night, until I could no longer deny what I was destined to become. 
The story I want to tell you now is not about a hero, but a warning to never forget who you are and where you come from. Knowledge like that is powerful and may save your life one day as it did mine. 
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Long before I was born, Deer Hunter and White Corn Maiden were born to my Pueblo, San Juan Pueblo. Deer hunter was revered because he never came back from a hunt empty handed. White Corn Maiden caught the other’s attention because of her fine pottery and beautiful embroidery. 
The beauty of Deer Hunter and White Corn Maiden brought them together. They were favored of the Gods, but the Elders warned them not to become so enraptured with each other that they forgot their people. Against the Elders advice, the two spent more and more time together until Deer hunter stopped hunting and White Corn Maiden abandoned her pottery and embroidery. They forgot their religion and traditions despite warnings that harm would befall the village if they continued in this way. 
Their selfishness caused them to pledge that they would never be parted, yet White Corn Maiden fell ill and died three days later. Her soul wandered for four days in order for her to seek forgiveness from those she had wronged in life. Deer Hunter could not accept White Corn Maiden’s death. He sought out her spirit and even though she begged him to let her go, he could not. He pledged his love once more and she relented, and did not allow her spirit and body to leave the mortal world as she was meant to. 
Soon, Deer Hunter began to realize that keeping White Corn Maiden in the mortal realm could not last. She began to decay and he soon sought to escape her. White Corn Maiden could not leave him, though, and wasted to bones as she chased after him. The village wasted away along with her just as the Elders had warned. 
Seeking to end the torture of the village, a majestic figure with a large bow and two arrows appeared in the village center, calling out for Deer Hunter and White Corn Maiden. When they appeared, he cursed them for their selfishness. Ruin had been brought to the village because of them. Their punishment for abandoning their religion and traditions was to serve as a reminder to the people of the Pueblo for all eternity of how important upholding their traditions and religion was. He placed Deer Hunter on one arrow and shot him into the sky. White Corn Maiden followed after him, both becoming stars that roamed the sky forever, White Corn Maiden eternally chasing behind her husband yet ever catching him. 
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To learn more about DelSheree and characters like Uriah, you can find them online at: 

And don’t forget to enter the Meet the Characters Giveaway!

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Character Artwork: Wicked Hunger by DelSheree Gladden

Who is Vanessa Roth? 

Vanessa Roth is more than your average teenage girl. Every day she battles a wicked hunger for pain and suffering. She would love her answer to be something simple, but simple and average aren’t even in her vocabulary most days. 

Find out more about Van and her battle to overcome her hunger in 

Wicked Hunger 

by DelSheree Gladden. 


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Book Trailer Contest!

It’s time for another contest!

Last year, one of my readers named Kaylee Blair created a music video for Twin Souls. You can watch her video here on YouTube. This was so neat to see her video! I want to give more readers an opportunity to share their creativity, so I’m having a Book Trailer Contest! 

So, how does this work? 

Anyone who would like to participate (you don’t have to have read my books) is welcome to try their hand at creating a book trailer for Twin Souls Saga, The Destroyer Trilogy, or Wicked Hunger.

You can use any of the info and pictures on my book pages for each series to create your video, or do something completely unique. 


How do you Enter?

Post a link to your video on my Author Facebook Page between now and September 15th, 2013. I’ll share your link all over the place so readers can take a look and vote. 

What do you win?

The winner of the book trailer contest will win a prize pack of goodies the includes signed a signed copy of Wicked Hunger, signed bookmarks, ebook copies of my other books, Wicked Hunger tote bag, and themed ribbon bookmarks for each series. 

I’ll also be posting the links for each entry on my Facebook pages, blogs, and Twitter accounts. 

The winner will be chosen based on “Likes” on YouTube, votes/comments on FB and my blog. 

Thank you for participating and I look forward to seeing everyone’s videos!

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Giveaways, Contests, and more!

Who’s ready for some fun?

With the release of Wicked Hunger, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in promoting. It’s been a lot of work, but a lot of fun too! Now I’m passing on the fun to my fans!! Keep reading to find out more about the contests and giveaways going on right now. 

Wicked Hunger Autographed Copy Giveaway!

Just click on the button below to enter the Goodreads giveaway of 3 signed copies of Wicked Hunger. Time is almost up, so hurry!


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Goodreads Book Giveaway

Wicked Hunger by DelSheree Gladden

Wicked Hunger

by DelSheree Gladden

Giveaway ends July 31, 2013.
See the giveaway details at Goodreads.

Enter to win

Twin Souls “Like” Contest

Twin Souls needs more “Likes” on Facebook, so we’re having a contest! 

At 100 Likes we’ll be giving away a signed bookmark! 

At 300 Likes we’ll be giving away a signed paperback copy of Twin Souls!

At 1000 Likes we’ll be giving away signed copies of ALL 3 books in the Twin Souls Saga!

So, stop by the Twin Souls Facebook Page and enter to win, and don’t forget to invite your friends to like the page also!

The Destroyer Trilogy “Like” Contest

The Destroyer Trilogy is already over 500 likes, but we’d like to make it 1000! 

Stop by The Destroyer Trilogy FB Page and like to the page to enter for a chance to win autographed copies of the ENTIRE series! 

And don’t forget to invite your friends so the prizes get handed out sooner 🙂 

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Thanks to everyone for checking out the Giveaways and Contests!

Stop back by soon for more contests and giveaways, including a book trailer contest!