Thursday, January 3, 2013

Cover Reveal! - Raksha, by Frankie Rose - an Xpresso Book Tour

Happy New Year to all of you. We hope that everyone had wonderful holidays, and we hope all the best for you all in 2013. 

We are really excited to host our first post for Xpresso Book Tours. Today we have an amazing cover reveal for 'Raksha', by Frankie Rose. It is truly a great cover and really attention grabbing. 

Without further delay, check out this great cover and blurb. Publication is due in March 2013. Very exciting!

Wow!! Pretty awesome huh? What do you guys think??

Cover designed by Chelsea Starling

Raksha by Frankie Rose - Publication date: March 1st, 2013

Blurb: She has no name.

She has her knives; her training; her halo.

The first and second give her the tools and the skill to defeat the opponents she is pitted against each month. The third frees her from pain and fear. From any kind of emotion at all. Everything is as it should be. Everything is as it should be, until…



When a newly-named Kit escapes the Sanctuary after killing her best friend, the last thing she needs is another knife in her hand. Or Ryka, the damaged, beautiful blonde boy, who she refuses to let save her. Still learning how to process the onslaught of her new feelings, the sights and sounds of Freetown are overwhelming and strange. There are a hundred differences between her old home and her new one, but one thing remains starkly similar: the matches. Yet where the blood in the Sanctuary landed only on the colosseum floor, Kit will quickly learn that a river of red runs through Freetown’s very streets.

Freed from the oppression of a society who stole her right to feel, the true horror of her old life leaves Kit wondering if she really has been freed at all. Would she be better off without the crippling horror of all the blood on her hands, or is the love of one boy worth living through all the pain?

Raksha is the call of the dead. It is the rumbling chant for fresh blood from the other side, the demand for sacrifice. The colosseum is behind Kit. The fighting pits await. 

We know that it's a long wait until March, so get this on your 'to-read' list on Goodreads. Link below!
Frankie Rose was born in the United Kingdom, but now lives with her husband in sunny Australia.

She officially makes things up for a living, and when she's not doing that, she is generally making paper birds out of receipts and old lists or taking photographs that make her smile. 

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Thank you, Giselle from Xpresso Book Tours, for allowing us to be part of this tour! And to all you readers, what do YOU think of this cover? It definitely caught MY eye, and the blurb sounds pretty damn interesting. I definitely have added this novel to my list, and I look forward to picking this up! 
 - Lily


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