Recently released on 29 June, Mistake of Magic continues its journey today on The Hermit Librarian as part of Rockstar Book Tours Blog Tour, a collection of excerpts, reviews, and a giveaway to celebrate the latest release in Alex Lidell’s newest work.
On release day I shared with you an excerpt from the novel and today I have an entirely different one, a new glimpse into this world of fae and the Five’s continued journey to solidify their union and power. Read on to enjoy it, then take a look around the rest of the tour and don’t forget to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway for a chance to win a copy of the book.
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Three trials stand between Lera and exile. Unless the training kills her first.
Quint magic has never chosen a human before, and the Elders Council is convinced Lera is a mistake.
When the quint refuses to be cleaved apart, the enraged elders give them a choice: exile from Lunos or demotion to the lowest of trainees. Subject again to the humiliations and deadly trials they endured centuries ago, the males now face a new challenge—training Lera to survive.
River, Shade, Coal, and Tye will do whatever it takes to keep Lera safe. But Lera will do whatever she must to keep them together—even if it means putting herself in mortal danger.
An Excerpt from Mistake of Magic
What made the lass unique lay somewhere in her soul and made her gaze at the world with eyes full of wonder and questions. Maybe Lera’s mortality had something to do with it, the way she lived every moment and made those around her want to live it with her.
“Of course, River,” Lera said in a too-sweet voice that woke every fiber in Tye’s body to yet another realization. Last time the quint was at the Citadel, Tye and his elastic relationship with the law was River’s greatest challenge to conquer. This time, that mantel would be going to someone else.
The tiger paws the sand and snarls, the feral predator taking over Tye’s fae senses. But he is still there, my Tye. I can feel his essence, thriving and pulsing behind the teeth and snarls. He won’t hurt me. I know it in my soul, even as my common sense protests. The tiger standing before us, ready to rip River into shreds, will not harm me.
Tye tips his head, his red hair swinging. “Do you deserve punishment instead of a reward?” His mouth pulls into a feral grin, his canines glistening in the setting sun. “I think something can be arranged.”
About the Author
Alex Lidell is the Amazon Breakout Novel Awards finalist author of THE CADET OF TILDOR (Penguin, 2013). She is an avid horseback rider, a (bad) hockey player, and an ice-cream addict. Born in Russia, Alex learned English in elementary school, where a thoughtful librarian placed a copy of Tamora Pierce’s ALANNA in Alex’s hands. In addition to becoming the first English book Alex read for fun, ALANNA started Alex’s life long love for YA fantasy books.
Alex is represented by Leigh Feldman of Leigh Feldman Literary. She lives in Washington, DC.
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One (1) winner will win: a Signed copy of the book, notebook, & swag (US only)
Three (3) winners will each win an eBook of MISTAKE OF MAGIC (Open INT).
The giveaway will be open until July 17th at 12:00 a.m. EST.
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