Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Hunter's Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (US Only)

Exclusive Sneak Peek at The Hunter's Moon by Beth Trissel + Giveaway (US Only)

THE HUNTER'S MOON

by Beth Trissel

Today we're super excited to bring you an exclusive excerpt from THE HUNTER'S MOON, the first book in the SECRET WARRIOR series, on sale now. Before we get to the cover, here's a note from Beth:

 
Although The Hunter's Moon (Book 1, Secret Warrior Series) is my first venture into the young adult genre, I'm an award-winning, multi-published author. My love of history, fantasy, and fascination with the mountain people and Native Americans inspired this series. Living in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia surrounded by mountains veiled in mist and mystery lends itself well to creating the characters and setting for The Hunter's Moon and the stories that will follow. Some of the characters and creatures are based on lore I've learned. Others appeared to me, as characters have a way of doing. A lot of research and intuition went into writing this story. Next in the series, Curse of the Moon (release date TBD). I purposefully kept these stories to novella length so they would come out faster, which means eBook format only.
 
~ Beth Trissel (THE HUNTER'S MOON, The Wild Rose Press)

 

About the Book

b2ap3_thumbnail_The-Hunters-Moon-YA-Fantasy-Romance-new-release_20151214-021618_1.jpgTHE HUNTER'S MOON (SECRET WARRIOR #1)

Seventeen year old Morgan Daniel has been in the witness protection program most of her life. But The Panteras have caught up with her and her younger brother. Her car is totaled, she's hurt, and the street gang is closing in when wolves with glowing eyes appear out of nowhere and chase away the killers.
 
Then a very cute guy who handles a bow like Robin Hood emerges from the woods and takes them to safety at his fortress-like home.
 
And that's just the first sign that Morgan and her brother have entered a hidden world filled with secrets.
 
To learn more about this book and see our review, go HERE.

 

Are you ready to start reading?!

“Should we stay, or go while the smoke lasts?” The cloth muffled her voice.
 
“You can hardly walk.”
 
She couldn’t argue that point. Neither could they wait to be found. “The Panteras won’t give up until we’re dead.”
 
“Maybe they think we are,” he argued under his breath.
 
“Maybe.”
 
She suspected Mateo would demand a body, even a charred one. Make that two. She and Jimmy didn’t have much choice, though, other than to crouch in dread while the fire crackled.
 
“Next birthday, I want an AK-47.” He nudged her. “Look.”
 
She fixed her blurry gaze on what appeared to be a black wolf emerging from the trees. The creature was larger than she’d thought wolves were, and she’d understood none remained in these mountains. They were all farther north or west. Somewhere else.
 
Apparently, she was misinformed.
 
Judging by its size, she guessed this was a male. He stopped before their hideout. Eyes the color of red coals surveyed them before he turned and darted down the trail she’d spotted.
 
“Holy cow, Batboy. Did you see that?” she whispered.
 
Jimmy didn’t reply. He prodded her again.
 
She stared at the big brown and gray wolf that took the black one’s place. Where on earth had he come from?
 
The beast turned its furry head at her and Jimmy. His eyes shone with a luminous light, like fireflies...
 
 

b2ap3_thumbnail_Author-Beth-Trissel.jpgAbout the Author

Married to my high school sweetheart, I live on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia with my human family and furbabies. An avid gardener, my love of herbs and heirloom plants figures into my work. The rich history of Virginia, the Native Americans, and the people who journeyed here from far beyond her borders are at the heart of my inspiration. I'm especially drawn to colonial America and the drama of the American Revolution. In addition to YA fantasy, I also write historical, time travel, and paranormal romance, and nonfiction.
 

Web | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Order Amazon | Order Barnes & Noble

 

Giveaway Details

Three winners will each receive a Kindle copy of THE HUNTER'S MOON.

Entering is simple, just fill out the entry form below. Winners will be announced on this site and in our monthly newsletter (sign up now!) within 30 days after the giveaway ends.

During each giveaway, we ask entrants a question pertaining to the book. Here is the question they'll be answering in the comments below for extra entries:

What do you think of the excerpt?

Click the Rafflecopter link below to enter the giveaway:

a Rafflecopter giveaway
Rate this blog entry:
Author Guest Post with Mimi Cross
What's New in YA--December 15, 2015

Related Posts

 

Comments 7

Amy Hart on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 09:51

This book sounds exciting! Loved the excerpt.

1
This book sounds exciting! Loved the excerpt.
Beth Trissel on Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:00

Thanks so much, Amy.

0
Thanks so much, Amy.
Guest - Sharon Kaminski on Wednesday, 23 December 2015 13:00

Great, a lot of work went into the book.

0
Great, a lot of work went into the book.
Guest - bn100 on Wednesday, 30 December 2015 22:13

interesting

0
interesting
muxme.com on Sunday, 03 January 2016 16:09

For some sweet gift card giveaways, check out https://muxme.com.

0
For some sweet gift card giveaways, check out https://muxme.com.
Guest - danielle hammelef on Monday, 04 January 2016 10:46

the excerpt is exciting and makes me want to read this book. It puts the reader right into the conflict and action.

0
the excerpt is exciting and makes me want to read this book. It puts the reader right into the conflict and action.
Guest - Alex on Wednesday, 13 January 2016 16:59

Thank you for the opportunity!!!

0
Thank you for the opportunity!!!

FEATURED GIVEAWAYS

Latest Book Listings Added

Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
The amazing original that set off the worldwide search for...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Little Girl Who Didn't Want to Go to Bed
The internet’s “World’s Best Father," award-winning photographer Dave Engledow, makes...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Being Fishkill
Fishkill Carmel fends for herself, with her fists if need...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Goldeline
Perfect for fans of The Girl Who Drank the Moon...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Last Namsara
Kristen Ciccarelli’s debut fantasy explores an intricately woven world of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Speak Easy, Speak Love
Six teenagers’ lives intertwine during one thrilling summer full of...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Mr. Biddles
A funny picture book about friendship, in the tradition of...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
Amy Krouse Rosenthal and Brigette Barrager reunite to bring us...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)
Black Bird of the Gallows
simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear,...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Not Now, Not Ever
The sequel to The Only Thing Worse than Me Is...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
The Prince and the Dressmaker
Paris, at the dawn of the modern age: ...
 
0.0
 
0.0 (0)
Pashmina
Priyanka Das has so many unanswered questions: Why did her...
 
3.5
 
0.0 (0)
How to Disappear
Vicky Decker has perfected the art of hiding in plain...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Penguins Love Their ABC's
Six of the most appealing penguins ever (featured in Sarah...
 
4.0
 
0.0 (0)
Even Fairies Fart
Turns out nobody is perfect! Queens and kings; giants and...
 
5.0
 
0.0 (0)
Little Penguin and the Lollipop
Full of funny faces, underwater friends, and razzle dazzle seaweed...
 
4.5
 
0.0 (0)

Latest Member Reviews

Where's Waldo? 30th Anniversary Edition
 
5.0
"Where's Waldo is an iconic search and find activity book that has been entertaining people for 30 years. This 30th..."
The Little Girl Who Didn't Want to Go to Bed
 
4.5
"THE LITTLE GIRL WHO DIDN'T WANT TO GO TO BED is about a girl who will do anything to stay..."
Mr. Biddles
 
5.0
"MR. BIDDLES stars a cat named Mr. Biddles who is an inventor. He creates all types of new gadgets and..."
Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True
 
4.5
"In UNI THE UNICORN AND THE DREAM COME TRUE, magic is weakening amongst the unicorns because of the never-ending rain...."
Pashmina
 
3.5
"Priyanka Das’s mother does not like Priyanka asking questions about India and her life there, but that doesn’t stop Pri..."
How to Disappear
 
5.0
"I am so absolutely in love with Sharon Huss Roat. Her books are funny, relatable, and so easily devoured. I..."
Penguins Love Their ABC's
 
4.0
"In PENGUINS LOVE THEIR ABC'S, Mama Penguin hides ABC's in the snow for her six children to seek out. They..."
Even Fairies Fart
 
5.0
"EVEN FAIRIES FART teaches that nobody's perfect. As children, we listen to fairy tales and dream of having perfect lives..."
Little Penguin and the Lollipop
 
4.5
"LITTLE PENGUIN AND THE LOLLIPOP is interactive and encourages the reader to help Little Penguin by being silly. It makes..."
The Rest of Us Just Live Here
 
3.7
"I have to admit, it took me a while to get into this one. The characters seemed to me to..."
The Curtain-Twitcher's Handbook
 
4.5
"Whipped through this one as it's a really chatty, easy read. After a while it's like listening to your best..."
The Book Thief
 
4.7
"Death as a narrator? What an idea! It was so interesting to see the Second World War from a German..."
Ferocious (Vicarious #2)
 
5.0
"*WARNING: There are no spoilers for FEROCIOUS, but there are spoilers for book 1, VICARIOUS* As a reader, sequels always..."
Rebel's Blade
 
4.8
"A fantasy of the highest quality that checks every box and still pushes the bounds of originality. The..."
Blight
 
4.7
"BLIGHT by Alexandra Duncan is the next young adult dystopian novel that will set your world on fire. Torrest Tempest..."
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking #1)
 
5.0
"This book was so unusual and satisfying in so many ways. Then there was the one bit - if you've..."
Mask of Shadows
 
4.0
"MASK OF SHADOWS by Linsey Miller features Sal Leon, a genderfluid thief who wants nothing more than to exact revenge..."
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls #1)
 
3.7
"This one took a while to get into. I didn't warm much to Grace. She didn't seem to have much..."
Everything, Everything
 
3.0
"This story is told in first-person present-tense entirely from the POV of Madeline, who is turning eighteen in the first..."
The Museum of Heartbreak
 
4.7
"I really relate to this book very much. Most especially with Pen. This book was so honest. Many symbolisms but..."