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My name is Rylee… and I’m back! WOUNDED by @TheShannonMayer #NewRelease

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I have not had Shannon on my blog since the last Rylee novel came out I think! Shannon has been busy making her own magic in her family and so those of us who have been waiting for this to come out. In my corner other than myself I’ve basically a Stewie Griffon as an elder daughter right now going “Mommy, mom, mom, mom, mommy, mamma, mamma, mamma, mommy, Mommy, mamma…”Well Amanda? Here you go! She’s back!

WOUNDED Shannon Mayer



Can you imagine this on TV every Friday Night? After watching the series trailer, I know I could! If you search for her on my blog you will find her everywhere, especially in the food section (she likes cookie dough!)

I even wrote a sonnet for her grin


A Sonnet or…  ‘More confessions of a Cover Whore’

Read Sonnet Here-->>

A Sonnet to Luke from “Dark Isle” by Shannon Mayer

My name is Rylee... and I'm back! WOUNDED by @TheShannonMayer #NewRelease

Luke, is one of the Tuatha de Daanan. You know, Fae. Which means not only does he have the looks of a demi-god, but he has the Charm to back it up.

Shall I seek thee heat of a wicked dance?

While the song of fire crackles at thine back?

These winds make haste the wildness of my heart

Magic wraps in close as we reach the beach

Your hand seeks mine grasps its possession strong

Smoke and Flame release our space giving way

Mine sweet love embrace thee smoldering heat

Sweat glistens Smile bright golden chest with might

But alas your heart is not yours to give

Ancient prophets, ancient race, your soul to live

Be mine tonight tomorrow hers sweet Luk

Embrace mine gift, for this dance will be thine

The sun in hiding; the wildfire at bay

The heat of hearts for just one day of mine

My name is Rylee... and I'm back! WOUNDED by @TheShannonMayer #NewRelease

But today is all about Rylee!


My name is Rylee……..katana-divider

RyleeMy name is Rylee. I don’t like it when people use my last name, it reminds me of where I’m from and the people who turned on me. I was adopted as a baby into a family where they couldn’t have children naturally. But when I was ten, my parents got a surprise. A miracle baby, a little girl with golden hair and bright blue eyes.

When I was sixteen, I was accused of killing her; our parents believed the police. But I don’t really want to talk about that it was over ten years ago. I’m trying to let it go.

I’m a Tracker, a supernatural who can trace anyone’s life threads finding them regardless of whether they’re dead or alive. I prefer alive, dead is messy, but so often that is the case. I’m also an Immune, magic slides off me as if I don’t exist. That is handy.

Gods, I’m sweating here trying not to swear. Are you sure I can’t use at least one four letter word? No, of course not.

I never Track adults. They can bloody well take care of themselves. I only ever Track kids. Probably I’m trying to make up for not saving my sister. But I’ll leave that up to the psychologists out there to decipher my motives.

Alex is my buddy, a werewolf trapped between forms; half man, half wolf. Submissive, goofy and loyal to the bone he is the one spot of bright light in my life. I think you’d like him the best of the two of us. I know I can be a hard ass, I can’t seem to help it. But Alex has never met someone he couldn’t win over with a floppy wave of his oversized paws. He might not be the best back-up, but he makes me smile and in my world, that is enough.

Someone once asked me what it was like to Track kids for parents who had no one else to turn to, for parents who’d lost hope that their child would ever be returned to them.

This was my answer: It’s a weight and a responsibility that sits on me, I took an oath that I would never stop Tracking lost children. That I would put my life on the line for those who can’t save themselves, and that I would fight to my last breath to keep a child alive.

And I wouldn’t have it any other way.


My name is Rylee… and I’m back! WOUNDED by @TheShannonMayer #NewReleaseWOUNDED
Series: A Rylee Adamson Novel: Book 8
by HiJinks Ink Publishing, Ltd., Shannon Mayer
Pages: 300
Published by HiJinks Ink
on September 9, 2014
Genres: Paranormal, Romance, Urban Fantasy
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"My name is Rylee and I am a Tracker."

When children go missing, and the Humans have no leads, I'm the one they call. I am their last hope in bringing home the lost ones. I salvage what they cannot.

The clock is ticking and I can feel the weight of the final battle with the demon hordes looming over my head. The puzzle pieces are becoming clearer, but the casualty list is growing. And with each name that is added to those we've lost, my confidence cracks a little more.

Yet there is hope.

A child saved.

A life lost.

A prophecy fulfilled.


About Shannon Mayer

My name is Rylee... and I'm back! WOUNDED by @TheShannonMayer #NewRelease

Shannon Mayer lives in the southwestern tip of Canada with her husband, dog, cats, horse, and cows. When not writing she spends her time staring at immense amounts of rain, herding old people (similar to herding cats) and attempting to stay out of trouble. Especially that last is difficult for her.

She is the author of the The Rylee Adamson Novels, The Nevermore Trilogy, A Celtic Legacy series and several contemporary romances.


“You don’t think that all of the disasters that humanity has faced were all natural, do you? The bubonic plague is a good example. It was blamed on a number of things. Rats, the Jewish people, punishment from God. It all led to a cleansing of anything unusual. Mostly supernaturals, who were trying to blend in, and in that process the humans wiped out many of their best defenders against the demon population, which then went on to spread the plague across the world. But that is just one example.”

“What was the point though, wouldn’t the demons have wanted people to be alive so they could possess them?” Liam asked.

Erik gave a ruthful smile. “Yes and no. The bubonic plague wasn’t so much about killing people off, as it was infecting them. Making them weak and easier to possess. The plague compromised their immune systems, allowing them to be taken over. Especially the young.”

Something about what Erik said sent a twang through my brain. I struggled to put the pieces together that floated just out of reach. Damn it. Liam touched my arm. “What?”

I closed my eyes and pressed my palms into them, blocking out any light. “Just let me think for a minute.”

The feel of the night air and the sound of the fountain filled my ears as I looked at the pieces one by one.

Demons escaped in London who bred fast.

Minor supernaturals were being possessed by lesser demons and evil spirits.

Packs of Orion’s demons were free to cause chaos.

The only thing we were missing was a plague and then Orion would have access to all the young people he wanted. The urge to vomit swelled up through my stomach and burned the back of my throat.

“Children are normally hard to possess, aren’t they?” That was why it had taken a full pentagram when the black coven was trying to have India possessed so many months ago. At least, that was what I understood.

Bert bobbed his head. “Yes, it can be very difficult to possess a child. There is a natural protection over the young when it comes to demons, something the elementals put into play.” He grimaced as he said ‘elemental’ and again I wondered at these particular supernaturals that I’d only just been hearing about. “But when the small humans are ill, that protection goes into keeping them alive, rather than keeping them from being possessed.”

Feeling like a bully, but not really caring, I leaned in to Bert. “How did the bubonic plague really start?”

An interesting thing happened. Bert paled and shook his head. “I can’t tell you.”

My eyebrows shot up and I glanced at Erik. “You want to make him talk, or do you want me to make him talk?”

Erik shrugged. “Either way is fine. I haven’t interrogated a demon in years. I’ve missed it.”

Bert paled even more and his lower lip trembled. “I can’t tell you. I can’t. Tracker, Slayer both of you have to trust me. Please.”

“Begging will get you nowhere, little demon.” Erik growled. He had a short, serrated knife in his hand that he’d pulled from somewhere within his robes. It was curved, like a skinning knife, and if it hadn’t been for the rough edges that’s what I would have called it.

“Track demons and evil spirits.” Bert blurted out as he fell to his knees. “Proof I am on your side. Track them; you’ll see it isn’t me fooling you.”

Erik paused and looked over at me. “Up to you. Personally, I’d just as soon dice him up.”

“Fuck, why not, Tracking will take me two seconds.” I grumbled.

I send out a thread to Track demons as a whole, paired with a thread for evil spirits, just to satisfy—

Holy. Fucking. Hell.

I swayed on my feet and went to one knee, the overwhelming wash of pings I got back seriously making me re-think getting out of bed the day before.

We were surrounded by Orion’s minions.

Hundreds of them.

Wounded Button 300 x 225In honor of the launch of WOUNDED this week, all other Rylee books are on sale for 99¢

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Priceless (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 1)
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Immune (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 2)  
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    Raising Innocence (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 3)
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Shadowed Threads (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 4)  
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Blind Salvage (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 5)  
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Alex (A Rylee Adamson Novella)  
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Tracker (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 6)  
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Guardian (A Rylee Adamson Novella, Book 6.5)  
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Veiled Threat (A Rylee Adamson Novel, Book 7)
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One Comment

  1. SW tip of Canada? Howdy neighbor! Will you be about VCON this year? That was easily the best book trailer I’ve ever seen- not that I go looking for them, be we’re all aware of the status quo for a lot of them.


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