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Cover Reveal + Excerpt: Beyond Fate (#1.5, Fate) by Heather Lyons

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I’m thrilled to reveal the cover of BEYOND FATE, the companion novella in one of my favorite series – THE FATE SERIES!!! This novella is Jonah’s POV on A MATTER OF FATE, book 1 in the series and I can’t wait for you to read it! It’s not just a re-hash and if you’re a fan of the series, you’ll love getting into Jonah’s head and heart.

My 6-Star Reviews: A Matter of Fate | A Matter of Heart

ABOUT BEYOND FATE:

There are always two sides to every story . . .

His whole life, Jonah Whitecomb has strove to meet everyone’s expectations of him: the perfect student, dutiful son, loyal twin, accomplished surfer, and powerful Magical. But behind his carefully composed façade hides the truth of how his family has fallen apart, leaving Jonah more often than not feeling adrift. To complicate matters, he fell in love long ago with a girl in his dreams, one he’s never told anyone about, including his twin brother.

Just when life seems its bleakest, Jonah discovers that Chloe is real. Wanting to finally reach out and grab happiness for himself, he embarks on a journey to track down the girl of his dreams, only to find that happy endings aren’t always guaranteed, the best laid out plans can go horribly awry, and sometimes, you have to simply let yourself go along for the ride.

Beyond Fate is Jonah’s point-of-view of the events of A Matter of Fate, and is a companion novella.

EXCERPT:

“It’s because they’re Connected,” Kellan says, picking the alfalfa sprouts out of his sandwich. He hates them, and yet, Astrid doggedly tries to get him to eat them anyways. “Normal people would never even consider getting married at such a freakishly young age, especially when they’re most likely going to live a couple of centuries. I mean, hell—only a masochist would want to get married before forty.” He grimaces. “If even then.”

“Thank the gods we don’t have a Connection,” Kai jokes, and Maggie takes what appears to be a playful swipe at him, but in reality is a reprimand over his flippancy toward their relationship.

I remain silent, but apparently do not lock down my emotions fast enough for my brother. He looks up at me, confused. Suspicious. I refuse to acknowledge him, because, truthfully? I’m almost thinking marriage at a young age isn’t as much of a death sentence as I once believed.

Almost.

“I think sometimes, when you know it’s right,” Callie’s saying, “it doesn’t matter if you’re nineteen or a hundred and nineteen. Love is love.”

And she thinks Kai acts like a sledgehammer.

“Astrid,” Kellan says, smiling one of his typical sly smiles, “would rather eat glass than let you get married at nineteen.”

“My mother,” Callie counters, “doesn’t have a say, does she?” She then gives me a nudge, like I’m supposed to defend this. As if I’ve proposed and we’re all set to get married at nineteen, which is not ever going to happen. Not now.

And, if I’m being honest, wasn’t ever going to anyway. Because Cal deserves somebody who puts her first. Somebody way better than me.

“Nineteen is young,” I finally admit after a long beat. Kai chortles, vindicated; moments later, they thankfully begin talking about something else. Callie, however, doesn’t bother to hide her hurt from me.

READING ORDER:

This is *my* suggested reading order. Note that there are only 4 books for the main characters, the rest are either companion novellas or a related spin-off.

  1. A Matter of Fate (#1)
  2. A Matter of Heart (#2)
  3. Beyond Fate (#1.5 – Jonah’s novella) – October 10th
  4. A Matter of Truth (#3) – November 5th
  5. Unnamed (#2.5 – Kellan’s novella) – January 2014
  6. Unnamed (#4) – March 2014
  7. Unnamed (#5) – TBD 2014

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ABOUT HEATHER LYONS:

HEATHERHeather Lyons has always had a thing for words—She’s been writing stories since she was a kid. In addition to writing, she’s also been an archaeologist and a teacher. Heather is a rabid music fan, as evidenced by her (mostly) music-centric blog, and she’s married to an even larger music snob. They’re happily raising three kids who are mini music fiends who love to read and be read to.

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