Sunday, May 18, 2014

Reign of Shadows Cover Reveal and Giveaway

I'm thrilled to share the cover for the Descendants Series book three, Reign of Shadows. The art was created by (the amazing) Gene Mollica and the reveal is being hosted by the lovely ladies of Prism Book Tours (sign up info below). To celebrate the coming release, Bound by Prophecy will be available in ebook FREE for a limited time.

*If you want to see the cover art the hard way (like you earned it), Brittany made an awesome 2048 cover art game where the Reign of Shadows reveal is the last tile. Check it out and PLAY HERE. Thanks, Brittany, for building this. And that's probably where I'll be spending the rest of my day ;)

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Welcome to the Cover Reveal for the third book 
in the YA/NA Urban Fantasy Descendants Series:
Reign of Shadows
By Melissa Wright

Brianna can see her future, but it’s the past that haunts her. Plans laid in place centuries ago are threatening not only her and her sister, but all of the Seven Lines. As the shadows plot their way to old rule, the visions shift again. Her power has led to some hard choices—and the occasional stab wound—but this set of futures holds nothing but darkness.

Unable to bear the idea of losing the footing they've so recently gained, she turns the soldiers of the Seven. But with shadows hidden among the ranks, can she overcome the path they've set in place, or is she blindly following their lead?

The other books in the Descendants Series

Shifting Fate (Descendants Series, #2)Shifting Fate
(Descendants #2)
by Melissa Wright


According to prophecy, Brianna Drake was born to save the world. The trouble is, she doesn't have the slightest idea how. Her visions should have given her the answer, but they’re beginning to shift, making the danger too unpredictable, even for a prophet.

If she can just help her sister restore their hidden powers, she might be able to stop what’s coming. But an old enemy returns, and he’s got plans for Brianna and her visions.

What neither of them knows is that fate has given a stranger one chance to find her. He was trained to protect the chosen—but if he fails, the future will crumble.

Shifting Fate is the second book in the Descendants Series (following Bound by Prophecy) and focuses on Brianna and Logan.

There is a teaser posted here and the first chapter posted here, but beware, it's full of spoilers from the first book.

Purchase from AmazoniTunes, Barnes & Noble and most other eBook vendors. Also available in print and audio.

Bound by Prophecy
(Descendants #1)
by Melissa Wright


Twenty-two-year-old Aern is done watching his brother destroy the only thing that matters. He never wanted to take Morgan’s place among council, never wanted to rule their hidden world. But when the key to the prophecy is found, a young girl named Brianna whom Morgan will destroy, Aern knows he has to take action.

What he really wants, is for things to go back to normal. But now he’s kidnapped a girl, and his brother’s men are after him. His only hope is to join with the Division, but they have plans of their own, and it’s the last thing Aern is willing to do.

Emily just wants her sister back. She doesn't care about the prophecy, or realize what’s at stake. But when she goes after Aern, the truth of the matter uncoils, and Brianna isn't the only one who’s in danger.

Suddenly, they’re at the center of a secret war, and unless they can work together, they’ll both have a sacrifice too big to make.

You can read an excerpt of Bound by Prophecy here.

Purchase ebook for FREE on Nook and Kindle. Can also purchase from the Book Depository, and in audio at Amazon, iTunes, and

About the Author

Melissa Wright is the author of The Frey Saga and The Descendants Series. Melissa spends her time working on novels, but when not writing can be found collecting the things she loves at Goodreads and Pinterest.


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  1. I'm on the game as well Melissa, Glad you like it. Awesome cover... and I know who it is ;) (don't quite know his name yet though!!!) Hahaha :)

  2. Hi Melissa!!!! I would prefer things to unfold as they are supposed to. If I were to see my future I would try to change the things I didn't like, & I firmly believe that we should follow the paths that are laid out for us to follow. Thanks for sharing your awesome gift for words w/us!! Have a WONDERFUL day & Happy writing!!