Conversation with Lauri J Owen—
Join me (Pearlsong publisher Peggy Elam, Ph.D.) this coming Sunday, Sept. 12, 2010 at 5 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Central for a free teleconference call chat with Lauri J Owen, author of the new paranormal romance novel Fallen Embers (Book One of The Embers Series).
Anchorage attorney Lauri J Owen's first
novel is set in an alternate, feudal Alaska, one ruled by a class of
decadent mages who have enslaved the shape-changing, indigenous peoples.
Before Kiera can find her way home, she must learn more about the local systems of magic and her own powers. Whom can she trust—Marco, the young mage she saves, or fierce and handsome Laszlo, the slave captain of ruling Lord Vayu's army? Kiera's path leads her deeper into Alaska, to joy and to heartbreak. Choosing to follow her heart may cost her everything.
"With wit and passion, Lauri J Owen constructs a world both fantastic and familar—a world of strong women and the occasional valiant and ethical man in a world of patriarchal poseurs and obedient drones," says Michael Kimmel, author of Manhood in America. "Like Dorothy in Oz, Kiera struggles heroically to be taken seriously by men—and to finally get home; unlike Dorothy, though, her adventures are morally complex, cleverly witty, and deliciously sexy."
Fallen Embers is available in original trade paperback and ebook editions.
Lauri is promoting Fallen Embers with a website (www.lauriowen.com) that offers background on her alternate world, including how to use one's birthdate to gauge the type of mage or shifter one would be there. A promotional video trailer can be viewed on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/user/olauri.
To receive the teleconference call details (phone number and access code), send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The call details will be automatically emailed to you. There is no cost for participating in the teleconference call, other than any long distance toll charges that might apply.
We are recording these Pearlsong Conversations and making them available for listening online or downloading after the calls. You can find links to the previous Conversation recordings on the Pearlsong Conversations webpage. See http://www.pearlsong.com/pearlsongconversations.htm for more info and the archived recordings.
Talk to you Sunday!
Peggy Elam, Ph.D.
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