Did somebody say dragons? I know a lot of my YA fantasy fans love their dragons. Well, here you go! Read an excerpt from Fate of Dragons, the first book in the Dragons Rising series by Alisha Klapheke. You can also check out the rest of the series. Be sure to visit the other stops on the tour and of course, best of luck entering the amazing giveaway at the end!
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(Dragons Rising #1)
By Alisha Klapheke
YA Fantasy, Romance
Paperback & ebook, 292 Pages
March 27th 2019
An Earth Queen desperate to wake her magic.
An elven prince fighting a ruthless betrayal.
A flood is coming. The Sea Queen has a mad plan to drown the world. Only the magic of the Earth Queen can stop her. Vahly, the last human, was born to fill that role and wield the power necessary to battle the rising oceans and save the dragons and elves.
But Vahly is the world’s biggest disappointment. She possesses no magic whatsoever.
When she finds an ancient scroll that mentions a human power ritual conducted deep in the homeland of the elves, she gathers her dragon allies and journeys to see the king of that great forest-dwelling race.
Welcomed by a handsome royal cloaked in dark magic, will Vahly find answers or will a twisted and powerful elven lord destroy her chance at saving the world?
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There, on the ground, was a shape that was not rock or smoke or golden earthblood.
Her lips parted in a silent gasp.
Two arms. Two legs. Supple flesh instead of scales.
Crouching by the body, Vahly moved a curtain of obsidian hair away from the creature’s face.
A pointed ear.
Vahly’s tongue didn’t want to work.
It was an elf.
She shook him hard, finally forcing her mouth to make sounds. “Wake up, fool! You’re going to die out here and I’m not about to go down with you. I thought your kynd was known for wisdom. Why in the world are you out here by yourself?”
He could have asked her the same thing.
The elf was nothing like she’d imagined. Yes, he had the glowing elegance of the illustrations she’d seen from the library scrolls. His exposed arms showed powerful muscles and his features were just as chiseled as recorded in dragon history.
But there was an age to him, a feeling of having weathered many storms, a burnished look to his fine, clear skin and proud, beardless chin. His presence weighed on her like a winter cloak, heavy but somehow comforting.
A line between his sharply slanted eyebrows made her think he had experienced great frustration in his lifetime. She hadn’t thought to see that in an elf. This wasn’t the picture she’d cobbled from her research.
He was so much … more.
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About the Author
Award-winning author Alisha Klapheke wants to infuse your life with unique magic, far-flung fantasy settings, and romance. Her inspiration springs from medieval art and artifacts, the world travel she enjoys with her husband, and the fantasy she grew up reading when she was supposed to be doing her math homework.
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December 1st: Launch
December 2nd: Rebecca Belliston – Heart of Red, Blood of Blue
December 3rd: Morgan L. Busse – Flight of the Raven
December 4th: Jes Drew – Tales of Parallel Worlds
December 5th: Ronie Kendig – Brand of Light
December 6th: Alisha Klapheke – Fate of Dragons
December 7th: Jessica Leake – Through the White Wood
December 8th: Belle Malory – Electric Skies
December 9th: Melissa McShane – Burning Bright
December 10th: Jennifer Silverwood – Blackbriar Cove
December 11th: Melissa Wright – Shadow and Stone
December 12th: Grand Finale
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Ends December 16, 2019