Friday, November 14, 2014

Book Blast & Giveaway for Aegis Rising by S.S. Segran

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Welcome to my stop on the Book Blast, presented by Goddess Fish Promotions, for Aegis Rising by S.S. Segran.  Please leave a comment or question for S.S. to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter her tour wide giveaway, for a $40 Amazon GC, by filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can follow the rest of S.S.’s tour by clicking on the banner above.  The more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning.

Aegis Rising
By S.S. Segran
The Aegis League, Book 1

Publisher:  Inkmagination Books
Release Date: November 6, 2013
Genre: Teen/YA Action Adventure/Fantasy
Length:  452 Pages
ISBN: 978-0991081318

Buy Links: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

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About the book:  

Over a remote northern forest, a small plane carrying five teenage friends flies into a freak storm. Struck by lightning, the aircraft crashes and the passengers find themselves cast into a life-changing adventure.

In a hidden valley, a mysterious people gaze at the stormy sky as a glowing object with fiery wings disappears behind a mountain ridge. The astonishing sight reignites an ancient prophecy foretelling the arrival of five chosen ones destined to become bearers of light against a dark storm gathering on humanity's horizon.

In a distant city, a secretive organization led by a shadowy figure initiates a sequence of cataclysmic events designed to wreak havoc across the planet, beginning with a remote mining site in northern Canada.

As the three worlds collide, unlikely heroes arise. Armed with powers entrusted to them by the ancient prophecy and the resilience of their life-long bond, the five teens take a stand against a malevolent foe.


Copyright © 2013, S.S.Segran. All rights reserved.

(Chapter 1 – Present Day)

“That spot’s too small for this plane!” Kody pointed out urgently.

Six pairs of eyes frantically scanned the surroundings below.

“Aw, man!” Jag exclaimed. “The fire’s spreading in along the wing!” That was followed by another shout from the cockpit. “We’re losing airspeed! We have to land immediat—”

He was cut off by a loud blast. The right engine cowling burst apart. The plane was now trailing smoke and flame over the forest, no more than a thousand feet above the tree-tops. Like an injured dragon, the red Comanche bucked and twisted over alpine firs that punctuated the landscape.

S.S.Segran spent a good chunk of her childhood exploring the enchanted forest of a million tales in the mystical land of books. In her early teens, she began crafting intriguing new worlds and conjuring up characters who came alive with the flick of her wand... err... pen. 

With the publication of Aegis Rising in her senior year of high school, she was surprised by the abundance of time that magically appeared right after graduation. She plans to use this newfound resource to expand the arc of the Aegis Series. 

Her future plans include studying Cognitive Science at university and helping youths in developing countries realize their potential through the non-profit organization, Aegis League (

When not devouring a book or writing one, S.S.Segran can be found standing behind the cauldron of life, stirring a potion made up of chores, parkour, gaming, drawing, horseback riding and—having recently jumped off a perfectly fine airplane at fifteen thousand feet – perhaps skydiving.

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  1. Replies
    1. Thank you Rita. Hope you get the enjoy the rest of the book too :)


  2. I enjoyed the bit about the author. What a full life! Good luck in your studies in Cognitive Science!

    1. Thank you nrlymrtl! I think it will an interesting field (well at least I am hoping!)

      Have a great weekend! :)