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Author Focus Week Day 4: Meet the Characters

Welcome back, everyone. You’re listening to AMC 100.1, Author Marathon Central – a live radio show about readers’ favorite books. I’m your host, Sarah Natale. Today’s show features characters from The Kiss of Death.

On the line we have sixteen-year-old Elizabeth Chauncey, calling through space and time all the way from 14th century London. So tell us, Elizabeth, what is life like in 1348? Continue reading

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Author Focus Week Day 3: Read the First Chapter!

Enjoy the first chapter of The Kiss of Death for free!

The Kiss of Death - Front Cover (wide)Prologue

Messina, Sicily ~ October 1347

“Leave, go far away! You and your sailors have brought death and destruction to our city! Board your ships and be gone!”

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Genoa, Italy ~ January 1348

 “Papa! Papa! They’re here!” a young boy shouted with excitement as three Genoese ships sailed into the Mediterranean harbor from Messina. His dark curls were whipped across his face as the wind picked up, sending a chill through his bones. But he didn’t care. He loved watching his father unload trading ships and come home with treasures upon treasures galore. His father regarded him with a sigh and ruffled his hair.

“Ah, Nicholaus.”

“What will it be this time, Papa?” the boy asked. A number of things popped into his head. Exotic spices, silks, jewels – the list went on and on.

“Patience, bambino,” said his father. Continue reading

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Author Focus Week Day 2: Introduction

Hello everyone! Thanks for stopping by for my Author Focus! All throughout the week you can learn more about The Kiss of Death and its characters, read a free chapter, play some games, plus enter a drawing to win your own copy.

Are you ready? Awesome. Let’s get started. Continue reading

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Author Focus Week Day 1: Raffle + Interview

The raffle begins today! Enter for a chance to win a copy of The Kiss of Death.

Check out exclusive interview by Kellan Publishing:

Kellan: Briefly tell us a little about yourself; where you were born, where you live, work, hobbies, married, children etc.

Sarah: I am from the suburbs of Chicago and am currently pursuing a double major in Continue reading

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Author Focus Week: Itinerary

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Join Kellan Publishing for a week of giveaways and fun!

Day 1: Raffle for free copy of The Kiss of Death begins + author interview

Day 2: Introduction

Day 3: Read the first chapter!

Day 4: Meet the characters

Day 5: Q&A for bookstore coupon

Day 6: Q&A answers

Day 7: Winner of raffle announced

For a sneak peek of The Kiss of Death, be sure to Continue reading

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The Kiss of Death – Debut Book Release

“I didn’t care who saw us there on the street or if the dead stood up in the graves to watch. If this was Hell – London and all the death and darkness around me – then this kiss with Matthias was my small piece of Heaven.”

~ Elizabeth Chauncey, The Kiss of Death

I’d like to introduce myself. My name is Sarah Natale. Currently entering my sophomore year of college, I am thrilled to launch my debut book, The Kiss of Death, which I wrote as a senior in high school Continue reading