Wednesday, October 27, 2010

First Look at the Cover

Here it is: the Gladiator Girl cover.

Cover Art

Back Cover Text

Lucy Star is a hot, up and coming rookie guardian in the sport of Blood Battle. A sport built around the new genetic procedure that allows girls, and only girls, to survive extraordinary injuries up until the age of 25, when they stop growing.

Her life has complications most people can only dream of having: Her budding fame catches the eye of Jayzen, favored son of the wealthiest family in the city, entangling her in his and his sister Francine’s fortunes. She struggles with career and relationships, and doesn’t recognize the spark of love growing right under her nose.

But she has a dark past: a family history and childhood she had escaped from when she was 14. With the help of her best friend Charlotte—the only person who ever knew her secret—she had successfully put that life behind her. It was all but forgotten.

Then one day, her younger brother, who she hadn’t seen since he was 10 years old, walks back into her life, harboring a dark secret of his own, one that threatens to suck her back into the past she thought she had escaped, and destroy her and everyone she loves.


  1. Erin Quick-LaughlinNovember 8, 2010 at 10:17 AM

    Any updates on how soon before we can buy it?
    I'm ready! :)

  2. I'm on pins and needles. Amazon's CreateSpace robots has accepted my files. I should be receiving a proof copy of the book on Wednesday, then I have to read it and check the layout for problems. If it's OK, I give Amazon approval to list and sell it (which could take two weeks to happen), if not, I have to fix the problems, resubmit the files and wait for another proof copy. So my current clueless estimate is, it should be available sometime between three and five weeks from now.