The Forgotten Ones Blog Tour Stop

Hello lovelies!  Today I am participating in The Forgotten Ones Blog tour, and I have an awesome excerpt and giveaway planned.  So let's get started!!

The Forgotten Ones
by Laura Howard
Series: The Forgotten Ones #1
Pages: 177
Format: Ebook
Release Date: May 15, 2013
by Laura Howard

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Allison O'Malley's plan is to go to grad school so she can get a good job and take care of her schizophrenic mother. She has carefully closed herself off from everything else, including a relationship with Ethan, who she's been in love with for as long as she can remember. What is definitely not part of the plan is the return of her long-lost father, who claims he can bring Allison's mother back from the dark place her mind has gone. Allison doesn't trust her father, so why would she believe his stories about a long forgotten Irish people, the Tuatha de Danaan? But truths have a way of revealing themselves. Secrets will eventually surface. And Allison must learn to set aside her plan and work with her father if there is even a small chance it could restore her mother's sanity.


I rounded the corner of our farmers’ porch, and caught a glimpse of my mother staring out the den window. She held her violin loosely under her chin and the bow dangled from her fingertips. Her jaw was slack. Her eyes locked on something in the trees beyond me. I froze. I knew that haunted expression. I swallowed hard as her eyes shifted to me. The violin fell from her chin and I could see the trembling in her bottom lip. I should have been used to her reaction when she saw me during an episode. But I wasn’t. I flew into the house as fast as my feet would carry me. The screen door crashed behind me as I came to a halt outside the den. My mother clutched fistfuls of her blonde hair, garbled words spilling from her lips.

About the Author
Laura   Howard
About the Author Laura Howard lives in New Hampshire with her husband and four children. Her obsession with books began at the age of 6 when she got her first library card. Nancy Drew, Sweet Valley High and other girly novels were routinely devoured in single sittings. Books took a backseat to diapers when she had her first child. It wasn’t until the release of a little novel called Twilight, 8 years later, that she rediscovered her love of fiction. Soon after, her own characters began to make themselves known. The Forgotten Ones is her first published novel.

Official Links: | @laurahoward78

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  1. This book sounds awesome! I really love the cover! Thank you so much for hosting this giveaway.

  2. Nice excerpt. Thanks for participating :)

  3. I love the cover and the excerpt sounds interesting.

  4. This sounds really interesting! I love the leaves and hues in the cover, I'm partially judging the book by its cover :P

  5. Thanks for posting this excerpt Emily. I hope you liked The Forgotten Ones!

  6. Wow! I can't WAIT to read this! I love that cover, too ; )
    I wonder what kind of events or people inspired the author while writing this book!?
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    mestith at gmail dot com

  7. I fell in love with the cover and I just HAD to add it to my TBR list :D


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