Saturday, February 5, 2011

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Book Giveaway & Author Interview: Shifters 2040 by Ami Blackwelder

Welcome to Author Ami Blackwelder.

Ami's Bio:

An award winning author and semi-finalist of the Laurel Hemingway contest '97. The Hunted of 2060 Saga in negotiations to be made into an Independent Film and Video Game... She writes Forbidden Romance with a tasteful twist! Prints and ebooks are available for each book! Eloquent Enraptures Publishing. Copy Editor: Belle Magnolia. Teacher. Writer. Blogger. BA in English. Lived in Asia for 8 years. Loves Thailand. Loves storytelling.


If you could travel in a Time Machine would you go back to the past or into the future?

If you could invite any 5 people to dinner who would you choose? 
Einstein, Timothy Blackwelder (my deceased brother), Jane Austen, Christ, Buddha

If you were stranded on a desert island what 3 things would you want with you? 
food, food and food (LOL)

If you were a superhero what would your name be? 

If you could have any superpower what would you choose? 

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream? 

Night owl, or early bird? 
early bird

Please tell us in one sentence only, why we should read your book. 
A story you have never read before that will entertain and make you think.

Any other books in the works? Goals for future projects? 
Hybrids 2050, SCM 2030, Invasion 2020

What inspired you to want to become a writer? 
I wrote since elementary school. It is a part of me.

How would you describe the target audience for your book? 
YA and ADULT ScFi fans and paranormal romance.

What rating would you give your book? Why?
PG-13 - there is a little bit of implied sexuality between two adult characters. Not much, but enough.

The Shifters of 2040 by Ami Blackwelder

America 2040.

Three Species. Divided Lovers. The Race is on for Planet Earth.

Summary: Set in Alaska in 2040, Melissa Marn and Bruce Wilder must work under the iron fist of the SCM, while still trying to maintain humanity. Discovering a world of shifters and hybrids, the scientists must struggle with human prejudice and betrayal. With the original ancestors, dubbed shifters, still living on earth, humans are in the midst of a fifteen year old war. As the eldest hybrids, Unseen and Diamond, learn about humans the hard way, with the loss of loved ones and sacrifices, love on planet earth proves challenging.

With underlining themes of how prejudice breaks human connections and animal/wildlife conservation, this novel which has received rave reviews will leave the reader flipping through the pages.

Giveaway Details:
2 winners will each receive a copy of Shifters 2040
Open to US only.
Ends 3/2/11