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Cover Reveal: TAINTED by A.E. Rought + Giveaway (International)

Cover Reveal: TAINTED by A.E. Rought + Giveaway (International)
 
Time for another fabulous cover reveal! This time we have the pleasure of revealing A.E. Rought's TAINTED, the sequel to BROKEN
 
It's gor-ja-mous. Simply lovely. Ready to see it? First, here's a message from A.E. Rought:
 
Hi YABC!

My name is A.E. Rought, and I’m bouncy-puppy thrilled to be here today revealing the cover for TAINTED, my fast-paced, dark and angsty sequel to BROKEN. The wait for the cover was excruciating. I kept wondering, “Will it be like I picture? Will it have Alex? Will they get it right?” Then the image arrived, and BAM! I wanted to hug the screen, coo to the pretty. To say I love this cover is, well, a HUGE understatement. The artist Steven Wood blew me away, summing it all up in one image. It’s so perfect for the book it makes me a little giddy and gives me a dark grin every time I look at it. I hope y’all like it half as much as me!
 
~ A.E. Rought
 
 
Now are you ready to see it? Here we go!
 
 
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Here it is!
 
 

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I absolutely love the colors, the splintered glass, the light. What a haunting and intriguing cover. The Strange Chemistry covers always seem to hit it out of the park.
 
 
About the book:
 
Alex Franks believes the madness is behind them. With Ascension Labs under his direction and the forces threatening Emma’s life overcome, they have a chance at a normal life, and keeping his secrets safely buried.
 
But a shadow rises from Alex’s past, and she wants him back. Criminally brilliant, Hailey Westmore will stop at nothing to claim the boy she was meant to be with.
 
Without warning, Emma Gentry finds she cannot trust anything. Not her mind, her memory, not even herself. Tragic events and unexpected deaths stalk Alex and Emma, testing them in ways they would never imagine, and may not survive.
 
Alex carries a new secret, and a horrifying guilt that Hailey uses to her advantage. Emma’s life and sanity in the balance, and Alex may have created a monster…
 
 
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About the author:
 
Self-proclaimed nerd, A.E. Rought has spent most of her early life in libraries and bookstores. It's no surprise that she turned to writing shortly after creative arts college. She has novels of varying genres, and different pennames, published since 2006.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Want to get your hands on a copy of TAINTED? Enter the giveaway by filling out the form below!
 
One international winner will receive a copy of the first book BROKEN, as well as a copy of TAINTED
when copies are available. 
 
 
 
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Comments 40

Theresa Nowaczyk on Friday, 14 June 2013 19:56

Unique - Like it - Thanks for the giveaway :)

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Unique - Like it - Thanks for the giveaway :)
Sheri Larsen on Friday, 14 June 2013 21:12

I'm one of Ann's friends, betas, & co-collaborators on our YA site-Oasis for YA. BROKEN is absolutely amazing! I read it from the first draft to the last. But Tainted...whoa...seriously, this cover says it all. It's so fitting and absolutely gorgeous!

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I'm one of Ann's friends, betas, & co-collaborators on our YA site-Oasis for YA. BROKEN is absolutely amazing! I read it from the first draft to the last. But Tainted...whoa...seriously, this cover says it all. It's so fitting and absolutely gorgeous!
Guest - Mary on Saturday, 15 June 2013 01:00

Very mysterious!

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Very mysterious!
Kyla Alyanna Lago Fontalva on Saturday, 15 June 2013 09:52

The cover is great. It fits with the blurb.

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The cover is great. It fits with the blurb.
Guest - Bonnie Hilligoss on Saturday, 15 June 2013 22:27

I love it - the characters really stand out! It would make me pick it up for a look. Thank you for the giveaway!

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I love it - the characters really stand out! It would make me pick it up for a look. Thank you for the giveaway!
Karin on Sunday, 16 June 2013 13:12

Love this cover

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Love this cover
Ashley Taylor on Sunday, 16 June 2013 13:26

I like it. Super creepy looking. It makes me "bouncy-puppy thrilled" to read the book. :D

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I like it. Super creepy looking. It makes me "bouncy-puppy thrilled" to read the book. :D
Stacy on Monday, 17 June 2013 15:58

I think it is a little too blue and I don't think it matches the cover of the first book very well.

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I think it is a little too blue and I don't think it matches the cover of the first book very well.
Jessica Lynn Piazza on Monday, 17 June 2013 16:09

I really love the cover! It is dark and mysterious, but also filled with tension!

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I really love the cover! It is dark and mysterious, but also filled with tension!
Sameera Sheikh on Monday, 17 June 2013 17:09

Wow!! this cover is beautiful!

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Wow!! this cover is beautiful!
Birgitte on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 06:45

I think that the cover is interesting - it gives off a kind of dark and eerie feeling.

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I think that the cover is interesting - it gives off a kind of dark and eerie feeling.
Kate Witt on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 13:27

gorgeous cover!!

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gorgeous cover!!
Anastasia on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 12:59

I really liked the cover! :)

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I really liked the cover! :)
Reyes Saucedo on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 16:19

this cover is amazing

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this cover is amazing
Darith Ly on Wednesday, 19 June 2013 18:42

It looks cool, but I wish it were more well-made!

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It looks cool, but I wish it were more well-made!
Guest - Tammy on Friday, 21 June 2013 16:29

First thing I think when I see the cover is I want this guy around when I need rescuing!

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First thing I think when I see the cover is I want this guy around when I need rescuing!
Guest - eli yanti on Saturday, 22 June 2013 22:41

blue, dark is alway my fave, so this cover is really make me like it :)

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blue, dark is alway my fave, so this cover is really make me like it :)
Danielle Schneider on Sunday, 23 June 2013 02:08

It's vibrant just like the first book. That makes me a happy camper. I love when my books match on my shelves.

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It's vibrant just like the first book. That makes me a happy camper. I love when my books match on my shelves.
glenda molina on Wednesday, 26 June 2013 02:02

the cover is phenomenal! i very much like it.

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the cover is phenomenal! i very much like it.
Twist Fip on Saturday, 29 June 2013 17:51

The cover is dark and mysterious

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The cover is dark and mysterious

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