Blog Tour with Gus Kenney

Today I’m moving a little out of my regular genres to tell you about a book by Gus Kenney, author of The Complications of Being Lucy, a series described as “a fun-for-all-ages new series of modern day magic and adventure.”

Here’s a blurb about Book One in the series, The Changeling and the Cupboard:

NEVER GO INTO THE PARK.

Lucy was never afraid of the dark. She never questioned her family. She never thought that the world of logic and science could be a lie. But on her ninth birthday everything changed when a strange boy came into her life from the very lands she was forbidden from ever entering and she finds herself immersed in a conspiracy that was created before she was born. Her reality is shattered by the existence of magic and things of legend. The bonds of family are tested by a lifetime of deception and the truth of who she actually is becomes the least of Lucy’s torments. For someone has unleashed a nightmare, and Lucy, her family, and her new friends are soon on the run from a creature that even darkness fears.

If you’d like to read more, you can click here for a larger sample.

And here’s a blurb of Book Two in the series, The Changeling and the Borrowed Family:

A NIGHTMARE IS JUST A DREAM IN THE LIGHT OF DAY.

Lucy was used to everyone hiding things from her. Now she is the one forced to hide. The Changelings have been discovered and to save herself, Lucy must slip into the life of a creature who shares her nightmares. With her family scattered in search for answers and her only friend powerless to help, Lucy must guard her heart from the world she always longed for and from the people that want her dead. But how can you fight the agony of your dreams and the secrets buried in your own blood?

If you’d like to read more, click here for a larger sample.

Meet Gus Kenney

Gus lives in western New York with his amazing wife and five four legged children. He decided he wanted to be a writer when he realized that he could never be a spy as good as Timothy Dalton’s Bond and that Hired Sword was not part of any growth industry. When he is not semi-busy writing, he spends his time pretending he knows what he is doing at a nine-to-five job and the rest of it complaining that it is taking way too long for them to start showing new episodes of his favorite cartoons. If you’re bored, or just a creeper, you can check out the insanity that doesn’t make it into his books on his social media outlets.

Facebook

The Complications Of Being Lucy

Twitter

Tumblr

Instagram

Linkedin

​Goodreads

Amazon (Both books are on sale now in the US and UK for 99c/p)

Website

As It Is Blog (Stop over and sneak a peek at Book Three)

Email: guskenney@yahoo.com

If you’d like to find out which scene is Gus’s favorite, click here.  Want to read an interview with him? Click here.

Gus has two offers to share with readers:

The first is a Rafflecopter giveawayclick here to read the rules and enter.

The second is a Name-the-Character contest. Here are the rules for a chance to name one of the characters in Book Three of The Complications of Being Lucy series, Traitor’s Niece 

Purchase The Changeling and the Cupboard, snap a photo of you with the book (if it’s an eBook open it on your ereader device), tag Gus Kenney here and Margaret Daly here and post your picture! That’s it! The winner will be announced here.

And don’t forget to leave reviews of the books you read!

Until next time,
Amy

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11 comments on “Blog Tour with Gus Kenney

  1. GuS Kenney says:

    Thank you for sharing Lucy’s story. I appreciate the support!

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  2. Hmmm, this story (series) sounds enticing. I’m also not able to ready ‘scary’ books – I don’t like the nightmares they produce. But – how scary is it? I’m thinking it could be fun to share with my 8-year-old granddaughter. But not if she ends up screaming in the middle of the night! I will definitely check it out. I like the way Gus is promoting his books. FUN!

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    • amreade says:

      Gus’s story is marketed as fun for all ages, so maybe it wouldn’t be so scary for your granddaughter. Hmm, you might want to contact Gus on FB and ask. Glad you stopped by!

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  3. Reblogged this on Don Massenzio's Blog and commented:
    Check out author Gus Kenney as he makes a blog tour stop on the Reade and Write blog.

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  4. mdaly71 says:

    Hi Amy! Thank you so much for sharing this on your blog! I loved these books. They aren’t scary, well not to me, but for 99cents how can you really go wrong?
    The story is based on the folklore of the Changeling, but there is so much more to it. It is a coming of age story as well. The lead character is fabulous! Well, they all are but she is my favorite. Take a chance on it:}
    Thanks again, Amy!

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  5. A wee bit out of my genre as well! I like the quote, A Nightmare is just a dream in the light of day, but I am still a little shy of scary books! 😀 Gus sounds like an interesting man.

    Have a great day and as always, “Keep Reading and Writing.”

    Sharon

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    • amreade says:

      Gus does, indeed, sound interesting! I’m reading a contemporary ghost story right now, but I haven’t gotten to the ghost part. I like it so far. Have a wonderful day!

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    • amreade says:

      Gus does, indeed, sound interesting! I’m reading a contemporary ghost story right now, but I haven’t gotten to the ghost part. I like it so far. Have a wonderful day!

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