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Telesā:The Covenant Keeper

Talofa family and friends,

Just a quick note to let you know that today is the online launch of my book : Telesā:The Covenant Keeper . A Young Adult urban fantasy romance set in modern day Samoa that draws on the legends of teine Sa (but with a huge amount of creative license and imagination.) It's a novel filled with action, intrigue, elements of the supernatural and some romance thrown in for good measure. It's available for electronic download in a variety of formats from two online bookstores, Smashwords and Amazon priced at $5.99. The print copy of the book will be launched in Samoa in October and will also be available for purchase via

Telesā:The Covenant Keeper

Nestled in the heart of the Pacific is Samoa - a lush tropical paradise. We walk to a different drum beat. Here, ancient mythology tells of Telesa. Demon women who are guardians of earth and gifted with the elemental powers of Air, Water and Fire.Telesa are vengeful and cruel.Tales to frighten children.Or are they more than that? From Washington D.C, comes Leila, in search of family,a place to belong. Instead she finds her destiny and it threatens to tear her apart. There is the bewitching call of a telesa sisterhood and there is Daniel. Will Leila embrace her birthright or will she choose the one who offers her his love with a smile and dancing green eyes? Will Daniel be the element that gentles the fire of the Telesa? Or must love burn at the altar of the telesa covenant?
There are many different kinds of love. All of them require sacrifice. Who will give everything for the one they love?

If you're like me and you like to 'try before you buy', you can download the first few chapters of the book as a free sample from either online bookstore. That way you can have a browse through it and decide for yourself if this is a fire you would like to get into! I believe there is a need for more Young Adult fiction with a Pacific flavor and that readers the world over are ready for something different (beyond the usual vampires and werewolves...) I hope that they can find it in my book.

I would appreciate if you could pass on this information to any of your contacts that you think would be interested. Thank you for all your support and encouragement of my writing. You can read more about my writing and the Telesa book at my blog: More updates can also be found on Facebook and Twitter

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