Bestselling Gardella Vampire Hunters Series, Read it Now!

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Check out the International Bestselling Gardella Vampire Hunters Series from New York Times bestselling author Colleen Gleason.

Beneath the glitter of dazzling nineteenth century London Society lurks a bloodthirsty evil, and only Victoria can stop it. 

All five books now available!

Try the first book, The Rest Falls Away, FREE at the following retailers:

Amazon / B&N / iTunes / Google Play

And don’t miss the rest of the series:
Rises the Night (Book 2)
The Bleeding Dusk (Book 3)
When Twilight Burns (Book 4)
As Shadows Fade (Book 5)

YA fantasy, dystopian, and superhero fiction, FREE

The Key by Jennifer Anne DavisThe Key

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Within these pages lie kingdoms, castles, princes, and fair maidens, but make no mistake–this is no fairy tale.

Ripley says:

Don’t miss this award-winning YA fantasy series. 

Soren says: Cool map, an intriguing prologue, and a first chapter that grabs you.  

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks

 

 

 

WoodlandsThe Woodlands by Lauren Nicolle Taylor

Genre: Dystopian Romance

Price: FREE

In a world where speaking her mind is punishable by death, Rose never expected to make it to sixteen.

Ripley says: I love authors who aren’t afraid to be hard on their characters.

Soren says: Awesome descriptive setting and excellent world-building.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Radium Halos by W.J. MayRadium

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

An incredulous group of heroes with a traitor in their midst. Some dreams are written in blood.

Ripley says: Good thing the next bookis available because you’re gonna to need it.  

Soren says: A nice new take on the superhero journey.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Google

 

 

 

 

WhisperingWhispering Wind by Karlie Mavre

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Bound by destiny and a love that conquers all, with an oath sworn in blood.

Ripley says

: I love the cover, so dark and light at the same time.

Soren says:  A trio of well-developed characters you want to know and root for.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

The Geneva Project: Secrets by Christina BenjaminGeneva2

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Some people can’t keep a secret even if their life depends on it. And Geneva’s does.

Ripley says

: Awesome continuation ofBook One: The Geneva Project: Truth.

Soren says: Page-turning sequel with rave reviews. You won’t be disappointed. 

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | Kobo | B&N

 

 

 

WantWant by Magus Tor

Genre: Dystopian

Price: $2.99

Earth has nearly been destroyed through global warming and the use of nuclear weapons as WWIII begins.

Ripley says: Another cover I just adore, and an author to watch.

Soren says: A sci-fi dystopian set in a World War III scenario with a gripping plot.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Guardians of the Dead by S.L. WilsonGuardians

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Amber Noble inherits an ancient destiny and her parents’ mysterious Other traits.

Ripley says: A modern, unique take on the fairytale tropes we all know and love.

Soren says:  A creepy, cool, cover that draws you in just like the story.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Chase the DarkChase the Dark by Annette Marie

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Price: $3.99

A young keeper of peace, a steamy incubus, and a dangerous draconian collide in Chase The Dark.

Ripley says

: If you’re looking for your new favorite YA heroine, you’ve just found her.

Soren says: 238 reviews and not a single one under three stars.

LINK: Amazon

 

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Ripley’s Upcoming Appearances

When not hard at work at my desk writing Ghost Hope, the final installment of The PSS Chronicles, I like to get out and talk to readers. Here are some of the places you can find me this summer and fall.

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NW BOOK FESTIVAL, SATURDAY, JULY 25th, in Portland, Oregon at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Come find me at booth TEN with TEN other amazing local YA authors. We’ll have books. Come say “Hi” and get yours signed. For more information see the awesome festival website HERE.

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WORLDCON 2015, AUGUST 19-23rd, 2015. Sadly, I will not actually be at SASQUAN, but my books will be. And not just my books, but a plethora of awesome fiction by many local Pacific Northwest Authors I know and love. Exact booth location and info coming soon.

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ROSE CITY COMIC CON, September 19-20, 2015. PLEASE come find me at my new endeavor, Ripley’s Book Booth, where I will be showcasing books from many local genre authors. My son, Soren will be there helping me, and many authors will be there to sign books and talk comics and fiction. If you haven’t been to this local Con, you’re really missing out. Exact booth location and info coming as soon as I have it. Check out the CON WEBSITE HERE.

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HILLSBORO FARMERS’ MARKET, SATURDAY, October 17, 9am-1pm at Jacobsen’s Books Booth right outside the store, with a possible appearance of the first paperback copies of Ghost Hope. At least, I hope. Find out more info about the Market HERE.

 

 

FREE YA Greek mythology, Amish Dystopian, and Time-travel.

The Gatekeeper’s Sons by Eva PohlerPageflex Persona [document: PRS0000038_00023]

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

An orphaned girl finds herself at the center of a war brewing among the gods of Olympus.

Ripley says: A great, modern, YA take on Greek mythology. 

Soren says: A six book series that will keep you coming back for more. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

groundedGrounded by G.P. Ching

Genre: Dystopian

Price: FREE

All my life I’ve worked to be simple. I can’t pretend anymore. Nothing about me is simple.

Ripley says: A real page-turner. Intense and well-written. 

Soren saysThis blend of Amish culture and dystopian will blow you away.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Kobo

 

 

 

 

Wings of Arian by Devri WallsWing of Arian

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

If you’d never heard a lie, how would you discern that your entire life has been one?

Ripley says: I am so in love with this cover, I don’t even have words.

Soren says: Devri Walls is an author to watch. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

15 minutes15 Minutes by Jill Cooper

Genre: Sci-fi/Time-travel

Price: FREE

What would you give for 15 minutes to change your past? Lara will give everything.

Ripley says: Well-executed YA time-travel with complex plotlines. 

Soren says: 58 rave reviews, and not a single one under 3 stars. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

The Geneva Project: Truth by Christina BenjaminGeneva

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

What if the key to uncovering your true identity was locked in a legend?

Ripley says: Not a single review under 4 stars makes this a sure buy.

Soren says: Winner of the Gold Medal for YA fiction at the 2014 Florida Authors & Publishers Awards

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Kobo 

 

 

 

 

Made by designMade by Design by J.L Myers

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: $2.99

Amelia’s outlawed romance with her race’s mortal enemy will be put to the ultimate test.

Ripley says: Twilight-esque with all the worst parts left out. 

Soren says:  Great for upper YA or adults who love the genre. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Becoming: The Balance Bringer by Debra Kristibecoming

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Is love, blood, and sisterhood enough to stop the dark secrets and power from destroying Ana?

Ripley says: Aren’t all great YA stories, at their core, about becoming. 

Soren says: Engaging, fast-paced, and a real page turner.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo

 

 

 

 

Girl KnightsGirls Can’t Be Knights by Lee French

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Price: $4.99

You can’t bare the Knights’ mark on your soul if you’re a girl. Or can you?

Ripley says: Set in my lovely hometown of Portland. 

Soren says: Strong female lead that proves herself worthy hero material.

LINKS: Amazon | Kobo | B&N | iBooks

 

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It’s Paranormal Week. 8 great books for under $6 total.

The Minds eyeThe Mind’s Eye by K.C. Finn

Genre: Historical Paranormal

Price: FREE

A girl with a telepathic gift finds a boy clinging to his last hope during the war-torn climate of Europe, 1940.

Ripley says: It is rare to find historical and paranormal intertwined as beautifully as this.

Soren saysWell-written, realistic and magical.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N

 

 

 

Rae of Hope by W.J. MayRae of Hope

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

How hard do you have to shake the family tree to find the truth about the past? 

Ripley says: Fantastic beginning to a wonderful series you don’t want to miss.

Soren says: Gripping. You won’t be able to put it down until the last page.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Google

 

 

 

Chronicles of Fire and Ice by L.L. HunterIce and Fire

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

Archangels are extinct and the world is now inhabited by a half-human, half-angel race called Nephilim.

Ripley says: This YA/NA crossover will be well-loved by older teens and adults

Soren says: That cover is phenominal! It gives me the chills.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Edgewood by Karen McQuestionEdgewood

Genre: Paranormal/Sci-fi

Price: FREE

Four very different teens are drawn together by an astrological event that grants each one a special power. 

Ripley says: Entertaining and original, with seamless writing that draws you in.

Soren says: Great character and story development. A must read.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

Breaking OutBreaking Out by Gayle Parness

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Two shape-shifting boys on a road trip of independence discover more than they ever bargained for. 

Ripley says:This spin-off of Gayle’s acclaimed Rogue Shifter series is an amazing story in its own right.

Soren says:  Parness writes with a great sense of humor and realism. Excellent read.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N

 

 

 

Touch of Death by Kelly HashwayTouch of Death

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $1.99

What if your kiss could kill and your touch could raise the dead?

Ripley says: A modern take on Medusa, Jodi Marshall is a the sort of teen anti-hero you can’t help but root for.

Soren says: Such a unique premise. I haven’t seen necromancers used in YA paranormal before.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N

 

 

 

DescendantDescendant by L.J. Amodeo

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: $0.99

Forbidden love, a sacred bloodline, and a powerful gift plague the last descendant of the holy one.

Ripley says: I love the cover of thisbook. It has such a haunting mood to match a haunting story.

Soren says: Will leave you wanting more. That’s for sure.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

The Gifting by K.E. GanshertThe Gifting

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: $1.99

If science is right, then I am crazy. And crazy is dangerous.

Ripley saysMystery, romance, and paranormal thrill will have you at the edge of your seat until the end.

Soren says: Not a single review under 4-stars on Amazon, and now I understand why.

LINKS: Amazon | Google | iBooks

 

 

Great YA buys for July

Rebirth by Gayle ParnessRebirth

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley saysGreat, intense beginning with a strong female lead.

Soren saysFeaturing shifters, vampires, and Fae, Rebirth has an awesome mash-up of paranormal characters.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N

 

 

 

 

LichgatesLichgates by S.M. Boyce

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley saysWalk through the lichgate into the first book of this series, and you’ll never look back.

Soren saysThere is excellent world-building in this YA fantasy.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Kobo

 

 

 

 

Evolution by Kelly CarreroEvolution - Kelly Carrero

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Knock-out cover with a story line that pulls you in.  

Soren says: Unique concept set in Australia. Great start to the series.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Google

 

 

 

 

 

AwokenAwoken by Sarah Noffke

Genre: Sci-fi

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: The main character of Awoken is so oddly wonderful.

Soren says: Now I need to do me some dream traveling.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

Tallas by Cathrina ConstantineTallas

Genre: Dystopian

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: Tightly-written, edge-of-your-seat dystopian. 

Soren says:  Haunting cover. Don’t miss this one.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

What Lies InsideWhat Lies Inside by J.L. Myers

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Let this be your next vampire fix. You won’t regret it.

Soren says:  Just the right amount of angst and creepy with a great YA voice. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

The Reapers by Ali WintersThe Reapers

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Ali Winters in an up-and-coming author to watch.

Soren says: Excellent concept and well-executed. It drew me in.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

elk riverElk River by Gregory C. Randall

Genre: Mystery/LGBT

Price: $3.49

Ripley says: Poignant, well-written, and literary, It’s no wonder Gregory Randall is an award-winning author.

Soren says: The setting is 1956. As an avid history buff, that really intrigued me.

LINK: Amazon

 

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YA dystopian, steampunk and epic fantasy deals.

wendeberg1/2986 by Annelie Wendeberg

Genre: Dystopian

Price: FREE

Ripley saysWith believable characters and stellar world-building, this should be your next YA dystopian read.

Soren saysGripping from the first page to the last.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks

 

 

 

 

Guardians: The Girl by Lola StVilThe girl

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

Ripley saysOver 550 five-star reviews makes Guardians a sure pick.

Soren saysThis is a full-on series with six books to keep you immersed in this awesome world.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

Make a witchTo Make a Witch by Heather Hamilton-Senter

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: Another wonderful story set in The Sword of Elements universe.

Soren says:  A page-turner with delightful, realistic characters.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

Foul is Fair by Jeffrey Cook and Katherine PerkinsFoul is Fair

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley saysExpertly written from the point of view of a teenager with ADHD. 

Soren says:  Check out this new Fair Folk release. I’m in love with that cover.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tiva BoonTiva Boon: Royal Guardian by Jenn Nixon

Genre: Sci-fi/Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  A stellar blend of fantasy and sci-fi with a kick-ass heroine as the lead.

Soren says:  The cover draws you in, and so does the story line.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

The Rooftop Inventor by Nooce MillerNooce

Genre: Steampunk

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  Historical, humorous, fantasy, steampunk, romance. Thisbook has everything in spades and does it all well.

Soren says: I want a ride on Theodocia’s airship. Now please!

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Rebel SongRebel Song by Amanda J. Clay

Genre: Historical Romance

Price: $3.99

Ripley says: Not a single review under 3-stars.

Soren says: Star-crossed lovers in a world torn apart by rebellion.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

Thornbear by Michael C. ManningThornbear

Genre: Epic Fantasy

Price: $4.99

Ripley saysGame of Thrones fans, this is the epic, high fantasy YA you’ve been looking for.

Soren says:  If you haven’t read Michael G. Manning yet, you’ve seriously been missing out.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo

 

 

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Werewolves, Witches, and Wonderful World-building

Grab these seven excellent discount #YA books now.

 

Outside by Shalini BolandOutside

Genre: Dystopian

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Post-apocalyptic, historical, and romantic, this books has all the best of each genre.

Soren says: I love the juxtaposition of past and present in this must read novel.

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N | Kobo

 

 

 

 

XoeXoe by Sara C. Roethle

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Over 190 rave reviews makes Xoe a sure bet.

Soren says: Werewolves, vampires and demons. Sounds like a YA triple-threat to me. 

LINKS: Amazon | iBooks | B&N

 

 

 

 

A Witch’s Tale by Rue VolleyWitch Tale

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $3.99

Ripley says: Written with a wonderful, believable YA voice. 

Soren says: The colors, the glance, and the mystery make this cover one of my favorites. It begs to be read. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Heart tiedHeart Tied by Robin Buttars

Genre: Romance

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Explores hard work, friendship, and love, and the fine line that separates the three.

Soren says: A gentle, rural romance with characters of depth.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Caught in Crimson by Heather Hamilton-SenterCrimson

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Amazon bestselling sequel to Bound in Blue.

Soren says:  Modern, Arthurian fantasy with an urban twist.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

NuminNumin-U’ia by A.A. Radda

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  Fairy fantasy at its best and most beautiful. 

Soren says:  A title so magical only the faeries and elves can pronounce it.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

A Magic Dark and Bright by Jenny Adams PerinovicDark and Bright

Genre: Paranormal/Horror

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  Part paranormal, part horror, A Magic Dark and Bright delivers the chills and thrills you’ve been craving.

Soren says: Creepy, creative and compelling. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | iBooks

 

 

 

 

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Eight Awesome #YA Discount #books to grab now

DescentDescent by Kallie Ross

Genre: Fantasy

Price: FREE

Ripley says: A modern journey down a new kind of rabbit hole to a wonderland of adventure beneath. 

Soren says: The cover of this book is fantastic and truly expresses the great storytelling within. 

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Final Life by Rose GarciaFinal Life

Genre: Paranormal

Price: FREE

Ripley says: Unique concepts in YA paranormal are hard to find, but Final Life fits the bill.

Soren says:.You won’t want to put this one down until the end.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

The See-Through Leopard by Sibel HodgeLeopard

Genre: Romance

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: A scarred girl and an orphaned leopard help each other heal in this moving YA romance.

Soren says: I love that some of the proceeds from this book go to big cat conservation.

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBooks

 

 

 

 

Bound by DutyBound by Duty by Stormy Smith

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: Stormy Smith will take you on a tumultuous ride of romance and mystery.

Soren says: Those eyes on the cover draw you in. The excellent plot and character development keep you.  

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

The Coldest Heart by Helen RenaColdest Heart

Genre: Romance

Price: $0.99

Ripley says: With a unique voice and a twisted sense of story, Helen Rena is an author to watch. 

Soren says:  A blind girl who can only see what her boyfriend sees. I love that concept.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

Thunder by Bonnie S. CalhounThund

Genre: Dystopian

Price: $1.99

Ripley says:  What happens when you suddenly become the thing you’ve been taught to despise? 

Soren says:  A new dystopian series to sink your teeth into. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N

 

 

 

 

 

Emerald CityThe Emerald City by J.A. Beard

Genre: Paranormal

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: A modern YA play on the Wizard of Oz that will keep you reading.

Soren says: Realistic YA characters that I could both identify with and root for. 

LINKS: Amazon | B&N | Kobo | iBooks

 

 

 

 

 

The Natural Order by R.J. VickarsNatural Order

Genre: Fantasy

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  Extremely well written. I dare you to read the Amazon look-inside and not want to buy this gem. 

Soren says:  Just the short blurb had me hooked and wanting more.

LINK: Amazon

 

YA romance, mystery, and steampunk you don’t want to miss.

WickaWicka by Christy Deveaux

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Price: FREE

Ripley says: A European tour of magic and romance you don’t want to miss.  

Soren says: Wicked, witchy and wonderful.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Love Edy by Shewanda PughLove edy

Genre: Romance

Price: $2.99

Ripley says: Compelling characters and beautiful writing make Love Edy a must read. 

Soren says: Who knew Pugh could write love so true? (Yeah, I had fun with this one).

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

Don’t Forget to Breathe by Christina ConstantineBreathe

Genre: Mystery

Price: $2.99

Ripley says:  A quality YA mystery is hard to find, but we did it for you. Now go grab it, and Don’t Forget to Breathe.

Soren says:  Creepy, tense, edge-of-your seat reading. It’s a nail-biter.

LINK: Amazon

 

 

 

 

 

The Girl and the Clockwork Cat by Nikki McCormackclockwork cat

Genre: Steampunk

Price: $3.99

Ripley says:  Another great YA mystery wrapped in wonderful steampunk elements. You’re welcome. 

Soren says:  Love the title. Love the concept. This is YA at its best.

LINKS: Amazon | Kobo | B&N | iBooks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Ripley Patton lives in Portland, Oregon with one cat, two teenagers, and a man who wants to live on a boat. She is an award-winning short story writer and author of The PSS Chronicles, a YA paranormal thriller series.

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