Blog Tour: Elder by Raine Thomas


I'm delighted to be a part of Raine Thomas' blog tour to celebrate the launch of her latest book, Elder, part three of the Firstborn trilogy!!
Read on for an awesome excerpt and there's also a fantastic giveaway! YAY!

Elder Excerpt #3

“Clara Kate,” Ini-herit said. “May I speak with you?”

Glancing up in surprise, she considered what to say. He hadn’t made a point of communicating with her very much since the transition, and she’d been avoiding him as much as possible lately. Maybe this was a conversation they needed to have.

Reaching her decision, she nodded.

“I wish to apologize to you,” he said as he approached.

She blinked. “What?”

“I feel I owe you an apology. When Malukali and Knorbis attempted to extract the memory about the map, they inadvertently triggered one of us on the human plane. The memory of you and me standing together before I transitioned.”

Her breath lodged in her throat. Had her father been wrong? Was it really possible Ini-herit’s memories could be revived?

“I made a couple of promises to you that I failed to keep,” he said. “I could sense that we shared an emotional connection. I did believe that it would sustain through my transition. However, that is not the case.”

She stepped away from him. The words landed like slices from a well-honed blade. How was it possible that her heart could break all over again when it had already been so thoroughly shattered?

“You will move on from this experience. You are young, after all,” he said, his silver eyes reflecting nothing. “I hope that you can find it in your heart to forgive me.”

She wasn’t sure how her voice made it past the raw pain he had just ripped into her chest. But before she walked away, she managed to reply, “My heart is capable of all kinds of things, Ini-herit. But you have no right to ask anything more of it than you already have.”

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Brief author bio: Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of a series of YA fantasy/romance novels about the Estilorian plane, including the Daughters of Saraqael trilogy and the Firstborn trilogy. She is a proud member of Romance Writers of America and is a contributing blogger to The Writer's Voice. When she isn’t planning weddings, writing or glued to social networking sites, she can usually be found on one of Florida’s beautiful beaches with her husband and daughter or crossing the border to visit with her Canadian friends and relatives.
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1 comment :

  1. Thanks so much for being a part of the ELDER launch tour, Suzy! I absolutely love your blog. Too adorable!


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