Blog Tour with Giveaway & Review – And They All Lived Happily Ever After by Crystal Connor

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Title:  And They All Lived Happily Ever After!
Author:   Crystal Connor
Published:  August 28th, 2012
Word Count:  approx. 65,000
Genre:  Horror, Sci-Fi, Dark Fantasy
Recommended Age:  13+
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~ Synopsis ~

Once upon a time, in a dark & scary place, in a frightening land way too close to home…
Crystal Connor’s …And They All Lived Happily Ever After! is a collection of short fables not meant for children; but for those who enjoy the madness of nightmares.
In the ‘Queen’s Pawn’ you’ll visit a magical kingdom full of wonder and splendor only to come to the sickening realization that when the Queen had a message…she sends her pawns.
The perils of eating forbidden fruit have been cautioned against since the Book of Genesis, but will our urban princess in ‘The Apple’ heed those warnings?
Embark on a mystical and treacherous quest to reach ‘The Ruins’, located in place so sacred that is should never be visited by mortal man.
These are just a few of the adventures you’ll have as you explore the dark imagination of Crystal Connor. Fourteen short stories of horror, science fiction, and fantasy; 65,306 words of terror by a single author who clearly intends to one day be known as a Master in the genre.
Monsters, Women, and Villains (oh my)!

~ Purchase Links ~

Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Goodreads

Book Trailer Link:   http://youtu.be/GHvrlWTDFOo

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~ Excerpt ~ 

There’s a whole host of benefits allotted to those, who like myself, possess these very specialized set of skills. One of the benefits is, that afterward, you sleep really good at night and I mean really good.

What?

Well, it’s true, it’s hard to believe I know, but trust me it’s true. Sam, my uncle, sent me to this exotic land that used to smell of frankincense and myrrh. He sent us there, my brothers-in-arms and me, so that we could become proficient in the art of death. We were good at what we did too, because now it only smells of gunpowder, burnt oil, and death. That’s a hellofa predicament you’ve found
yourself in, isn’t it?

Well, at least now you know I’m good with a gun and thanks to my Uncle Sam I am also very comfortable with a blade. This ten inch beauty here is a staple, it’s sharp enough to be use as machete. But this one, with the gut hook, is my all
time favorite and I’ll show you why here in a minute. Now, I can understand why you broke into my home, these are tough times, and a guys gotta eat I get that. I do.

Maybe I would have let you live if you had simply demanded my money and jewels, but, then again, I was never known for being charitable.

~ Review by Angela ~

*I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.*

I love horror stories, scary stories, spooky stories, and paranormal stories. I generally don’t like short stories, because I am always wanting more if a story is good. I want to read more about the eerie ghosts or goblins or the plague that caused a post apocalyptic world to turn into zombies. They hook you in and catch you right on the edge of your seat and then POOF!! They are over. And I am left feeling unsatisfied because I want more dammit!

Crystal Connor most certainly did hook me in and make me sit on the edge of my seat. And I wanted more of the stories that she had written. I’m not sure which one was my favorite. I liked them pretty much all of the same. I thought they were all really well written and she did a great job with the horror stories. I was thoroughly entertained. I would definitely read more of Crystal Connor’s work. I give this short story set 4 books.

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~ Meet the Author ~

Crystal-ConnorWashington State native Crystal Connor has been terrorizing readers since before Jr. high School and loves anything to do with monsters, bad guys, rogue scientific experiments, jewelry, sky-high high heel shoes & unreasonably priced hang bags. She is also considering changing her professional title to dramatization specialist because it’s so much more theatrical than being just a mere drama queen. Along with inducing insomnia within her readership Crystal also reviews indie horror and sci-fi movies for HorrorAddicts.net

 

~ Author Links ~ 

Amazon Author Page | Facebook | Twitter | GoodReads | Blog

 

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~ Giveaway Details ~

There is a tour wide giveaway. Prizes include the following:
1 Lucky winner will get a print copy of And They All Lived Happily Ever After!
Giveaway is International

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