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12 July 2013

Christine Amsden - Virtual Book Tour - VBT Cafe

Cassie Scot:
ParaNormal
Detective (Book 1)


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About The Author:


Christine
Amsden has been writing science fiction and fantasy for as long as
she can remember. She loves to write and it is her dream that others
will be inspired by this love and by her stories. Speculative fiction
is fun, magical, and imaginative but great speculative fiction is
about real people defining themselves through extraordinary
situations. Christine writes primarily about people and it is in this
way that she strives to make science fiction and fantasy meaningful
for everyone.

At
the age of 16, Christine was diagnosed with Stargardt’s Disease, a
condition that effects the retina and causes a loss of central
vision. She is now legally blind, but has not let this slow her down
or get in the way of her dreams. (You can learn more 
here.)

In
addition to writing, Christine teaches workshops on writing at 
Savvy
Authors
.
She also does some freelance editing work.

Christine
currently lives in the Kansas City area with her husband, Austin, who
has been her biggest fan and the key to her success. They have two
beautiful children, Drake and Celeste.


Genre: Fantasy


Publisher: Twilight Times Books
Release Date: May 15, 2013

Book Description:


Cassie
Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between
worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a
place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in
the shadow of her family’s reputation isn’t easy. When she is
pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted by a powerful and
handsome sorcerer, she will have to decide where she truly belongs.






Praise
for the Cassie Scot Series:

From

Publisher’s Weekly:

In  this entertaining series opener, Amsden (The Immortality Virus)
introduces readers to the eponymous Cassie, a decidedly mundane
member of a magical family. …Readers will enjoy Cassie’s
fish-out-of-water struggles as she fights magical threats with little
more than experience and bravado.”

Kim
Falconer, bestselling author of The Spell of Rosette, Quantum
Enchantment Series, had this to say:


When
sorcerers call the shots, what’s a girl without powers to do? Get
ready for a ripper of a murder mystery full of romance and intrigue,
where magic potions bubble, passions spark and vampires are
definitely not your friend. Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective grabs
you by the heart and won’t let go until the very last page. Well
written, immersive and unputdownable. This is urban fantasy at its
best. More please!”














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