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Happy #NewRelease Day! The Blue Effect by @RoseShababy

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“The best debut novel I’ve read in years. Blue is the type of unique, honest, protagonist usually only experienced in Stephen King novels.  The Blue Effect was part Fight Club, part X-Men and sucked me in from the very first chapter to the very last word. Powerfully written with a compelling plot and wicked antagonist. Couldn’t ask for anything more – except the sequel!” –Robert Dugoni, NY Times Best Selling Author – My Sister’s Grave fade-line-divider-600x28.png “The Blue Effect is a non-stop thrill…” – Out There Reviews and Stuff  fade-line-divider-600x28.png “A solid four-star rating.” – Editor Charlene  fade-line-divider-600x28.png “The writing is exquisite, and I felt drawn into the world of this book almost right away.” – I Heart Reading  fade-line-divider-600x28.png “Rose gave me everything I look for in a book. Action, thrills, romance, and suspense. I am now going to have to go through amazon in hopes for more of her books. I highly recommend you to read “Blue Effect.” You just might fall in love with not just another author but another story.” –TB Recommendations

  about-the-book-pride Happy #NewRelease Day! The Blue Effect by @RoseShababyThe Blue Effect
Series: Renegade Heroes - book 1
by Rose Shababy
Pages: approx. 350
Published by Super Sheroes LLC
on September 8th, 2014
Genres: Fantasy, Urban Fantasy
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Blue Brennan is jaded and bitter despite her pinup girl looks and quick wit. Night after night, she scours the Seattle club scene looking for someone or something to fill the emptiness inside.
When she meets the mysterious Kasey, her world stops… literally. He claims she has the ability to control time and stuns her even further when he reveals his own gifts.
Blue is inexplicably drawn to Kasey and reluctantly enters his world filled with a new breed of humanity. They’re misfits like her, blessed or cursed with powerful abilities, struggling to hide their differences from the rest of society.
Then the group discovers a nameless, faceless sociopath with nightmarish powers; and he’s coming for Blue. She’s left reeling when they discover her gifts are the key to defeating his terrible evil and saving them all.
Now she must race against the clock to harness her own powers and save her new friends. Can she be more than a renegade? Can she be a hero too?

Cover Artist: Regina Wamba


Clearly the time had come for the two of us to have it out. “I may have thought you were hot when we first met, and you got to listen to the nasty thoughts in my head, but every time we meet I find it harder to like you. In fact, every time you open your mouth, you get uglier and uglier. I don’t know if Val was right, and you really are jealous, but let me make this crystal clear for you. There is no part of me that wants you.”
His eyes narrowed for a moment, and then, before I could do anything, his hands shot out and grabbed my shoulders again. He yanked me close to him and I the heat from his chest burned through my t-shirt. His face was so close to mine I could feel his hot breath blazing against my cheek when he spoke. “You’re a little liar,” he hissed. “There is a part of you that likes this,” he shook me a little and I flushed with rage… and something else. “And goddamn me, there’s a part of me that likes it too.” He hovered with his face still close to mine and for a moment I thought he was going to kiss me. My head fell back slightly and my lips parted involuntarily as I anticipated his invasion.
Then he released me, almost flinging me away from him. I pressed my back against the wall as I watched him and tried to catch my breath as my traitorous heart beat so hard I thought it might burst out of my chest.

“Let me make this crystal clear for you,” he mimicked. “Kasey is like a brother to me and if you hurt him, you’ll wish you never met me.”

 “I already do,” I whispered with sincerity.



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About Rose Shababy

Rose Shababy and her family reside in eastern Washington State. Rose grew up in the Northwest but swears she’s going to move to warmer climates someday. She’s claimed this for over 20 years, however, and has yet to move more than 75 miles away from her mother.
Rose has a deep love of all things Star Trek and yearns to travel the heavens, as well as an intense desire to be bitten by a radioactive spider.
Unfortunately she sucks at science and math so she hasn’t been able bring her dreams to life, instead living vicariously through books, comics, television and film. She hopes to someday make a million dollars so she can afford to buy her way to the international space station, but she’d settle for being able to fly around the world and leap tall buildings in a single bound.
Rose also loves to cook and worked for years in a gourmet Italian grocery and deli where she learned to hone her skills. She prepares culinary masterpieces for her family, but fervently wishes the dishes would wash themselves. Especially now that her dishwashers/children are nearly grown and only one still lives at home.
Rose likes to use her free time wisely. For instance, she likes to daydream, will often read for hours until she falls asleep on the couch with an electric blanket and a warm tabby cat curled up on her hip, as well as spending cozy weekend days watching Syfy movies like Sharknado and Mega Piranha with her husband.
If Rose were a cartoon animal, she’d prefer to be a wise old owl or a sleek and sexy jaguar, but in reality she’d probably be a myopic mole with coke-bottle glasses.

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  1. This does sound very interesting.

  2. I have had it on pre-order! I squealed when I saw it here already had to go and download it before they delivered it!

  3. I seriously love that cover

  4. Thank you for hosting today! Your website is awesome, BTW!

  5. Grabbed my attention with the cover art and now the synopsis has me wanting more. Thanks for sharing what looks like is going to be a treat of a read 🙂

  6. congrats to Rose on the new release!!! This looks and sounds awesome 🙂 Thanks for sharing!

  7. Get it now before the special price goes away!!

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