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Spotlight + Exclusive Guest Post + Giveaway: The Storytellers by Laura Elliott

the storytellers

So pleased to feature author Laura Elliott on the blog today as part of the blog tour!
Her novel, The Storytellers, is a paranormal thriller which has been described as “Raiders of the Lost Arc meets Thelma and Louise.”

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Synopsis

Four storytellers
One ancient demon
No way out…
Four women who call themselves The Storytellers have gathered one hot August evening to tell tales, as they have for years. But on this night, they unknowingly evoke the powers of an ancient Mayan idol that breathes real life into their stories. The Mayan idol isn’t the only ancient being awakened. A power-hungry demon is determined to see the women fail and become enslaved to him forever.
Now the women’s lives depend on surviving each other’s stories, defeating the demon and solving a centuries-old mystery.
If they survive until The End untold wealth is theirs. But some stories have a life of their own…

GOODREADS1

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Exclusive Guest Post

What the world isn’t ready for & other little known facts about Laura A. H. Elliott:

*blushes* This is just between me and you, okay?

  • I like to write (and sometimes do dishes by) candlelight. I don’t like well-lit rooms. Ideally all my lights would be on dimmers
  • I spent time in Venezuela as a teenager
  • I’ve never sung Karaoke and the world is better for it (although one time author CJ Roberts almost got me to go with her in San Francisco, but I spared the City By The Bay that night)
  • My favorite scene in The Storytellers was the hardest to write
  • I love comedy clubs in LA and blues clubs in Chicago
  • When I was a little girl, my mom was home all alone one day. There were four kids in our family and Dad had taken us out for the afternoon. When I came home I ran to see where my mom was and found her reading in the living room. I said we were home and asked if she was lonely without us. She said, “Oh, my little lamb, being alone and being lonely are two different things.” The Storytellers is dedicated to my mom.
  • In the 80s, I won tickets to a Phil Collins concert by singing “Against All Odds” on KLOS in Los Angeles.
  • The Ghost & Mrs. Muir was one of my favorite TV shows growing up, I harbored a secret crush on Captain Gregg
  • I skydived on a second date
  • I go to a secret beach in Malibu to dream

Thanks for hosting me here today. So, ya wanna share one of your little known facts with me? *waves* thanks for stopping by.

THANK YOU LAURA!!!!

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About The Author

I love writing about enchanted road trips, cursed storytellers, shadow worlds, and alien romance while eating lots of popcorn. After twenty-plus years as a freelance graphic designer/animator with clients including E! Entertainment Television and The Los Angeles Times, I left the real world behind and followed my heart into the world of fiction. Little known fun facts––I can’t kill a spider but would gladly kill the tomato-plant eating gophers in my yard if I could get my hands on them, I wouldn’t mind dying in a vat of salted carmel ice cream from Portland’s Salt & Straw, next on my dream list is a trip to Indonesia, I daydream of doing stand-up comedy when I’m not completely terrified of it.

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27 Comments:


  1. Natasha said:

    Thanks for the giveaway!! Hope you pick me! 🙂

    Reply

    1. Laura A. H. Elliott said:

      🙂 Good luck Natasha and thanks for stopping by today!

      Reply

  2. snoopyvet said:

    Thanks for the giveaway sounds like I need to check your books out

    Reply

  3. Julie Kerr said:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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    1. Laura A. H. Elliott said:

      *waves* Good luck Julie! Julia is the name of one of the characters in The Storytellers 😀

      Reply

  4. Mary Bilowus said:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  5. kp said:

    thanks for the giveaway!

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  6. Rachaelcumle said:

    Thx!!!

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  7. damaris said:

    Thanks for the giveaway 🙂
    Damaris

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  8. maechs said:

    I love the quote by Laura’s mom – being alone and being lonely are two different things 🙂
    Wish Laura the Best of Luck! Thanks for the givewaway!

    Reply

    1. Laura A. H. Elliott said:

      Thanks…mom is full of wisdom 😀 I love her quote in the dedication! Thanks for stopping by today to help celebrate the release.

      Reply

  9. karins28 said:

    thanks for the lovely giveaway

    Reply

  10. Erika said:

    Thank you for the great giveaway!

    Reply

  11. Ashley Carmona said:

    Thanks for the awesome giveaway! 🙂

    Reply

  12. danielle said:

    Thank you!

    Reply

  13. lilith said:

    Thank you so much for a chance to win 🙂

    Reply

  14. Lindsay said:

    Thanks for the giveaway!

    Reply

  15. Diana Doan said:

    Thank you for the giveaway 🙂

    Reply

  16. Say said:

    Thanks for the giveaway!♥

    Reply

  17. Amy Pollard Woolard said:

    I really like what I read about this book!! Thank you for the giveaway!!

    Reply

  18. Alex Garcia said:

    Awesome giveaway, thanks

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  19. yvonne831 said:

    Thank you for the giveaway!

    Reply

  20. Cassandra T. said:

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    Reply

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