Hello, there! Good morning 🙂 It’s my deepest pleasure to introduce you to today’s blog tour, my first with Barclay Publicity. Our star is the second book in the Elementals series by no one less than Michelle Madow: The Blood of the Hydra! 😀
The Blood of the Hydra
Publisher: Dreamscape Publishing
Release Date: April 18th, 2016
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy
A demigod who can kill with a touch. It’s an ability that must be kept secret from everyone, even from those trusted most.
Finding out that she was a witch was strange enough, but now Nicole must face the realization that she has the rare power to kill with just a touch. No one can know her secret—not even Blake, who she’s had undeniable chemistry with since first moving to town.
Now Nicole, Blake, and the three others with elemental powers must stop a series of monsters that they previously believed to be dead from rising once again and destroying the mortal world. The creatures they face on this journey will be more dangerous than anything they’ve encountered yet. Will they all survive the quest? And how long will it be until Nicole is forced to use her ability to kill in front of everyone, revealing the true darkness of her powers?
Find out in The Blood of the Hydra, and join the Elementals on their next journey in their quest to save the world—or die trying.
I’m especially excited about this book because I’ve won a giveaway of Michelle’s this month and now I have the first book in this series awaiting for me on my shelves!! 😀 It won’t get its turn soon enough, haha!
You can find The Blood of the Hydra in both paperback and ebook formats 😀 The Elementals series is available on Kindle Unlimited, so subscribers can read it for FREE!
“Back up for a moment,” Blake said, and all heads turned to him. “Getting the lotus seeds and the milk from Helios’s cattle sounds crazy, but feasible. But the blood of a slain hydra? I know we’ve been practicing with our powers and weapons for a month—and we’ve gotten pretty good at it, too—but the hydra is one of the most dangerous creatures out there. Slaying it was one of Hercules’s twelve labors. What if one of us gets hurt? Or worse?”
I didn’t know if I was imagining it or not, but I could have sworn that his gaze drifted to mine when he’d said that last part. It was like he was saying that he didn’t want me getting hurt. My cheeks heated at the thought, and I focused on my hands, unable to look at Blake without my feelings for him showing on my face for everyone else to see.
“Hercules was one person,” Chris pointed out. “We’re five.”
“Actually, Hercules didn’t slay the hydra on his own,” Kate said. “He needed help from his nephew.”
“But neither of them had powers like ours.” Chris rubbed his hands together, his confidence not wavering. “We’ve got this.”
“Oh, I know we can slay the hydra.” Blake crossed his arms, as if offended that anyone had thought he’d doubted our abilities. “We just need to make sure that we all get back here alive.”
The adventure began in the first book in the series, Elementals: The Prophecy of Shadows! To learn more about the first book, and to read the first four chapters for free, click here!
Michelle grew up in Baltimore, and now lives in Boca Raton, Florida, where she writes books for young adults. Some of her favorite things are: reading, pizza, traveling, shopping, time travel, Broadway musicals, and spending time with friends and family. Michelle went on a cross-country road trip from Florida to California and back to promote her books and to encourage high school students to embrace reading and writing. Someday, she hopes to travel the world for a year on a cruise ship.
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That’s it, thanks for reading! And thanks to Barclay Publicity for my spot on this tour, it meant the world to me 😀