Launch of Beware of the White by Kai Strand!

Five words about BEWARE OF THE WHITE: Adventurous, Smart, Nail-biting, Funny, Cool!


As is tradition, Terra learns on the Saturday past her twelfth birthday that she is a Natures Spirit. It is her legacy to serve in the peaceful underground city of Concord. Learning she is named in a prophecy and being threatened by the leader of the death tribe…that part breaks tradition.

The Trepidus are the death janitors of the Underworld, responsible for delivering fatalities with a smile and cleaning up after themselves until Blanco, recent leader of the Trepidus, decides the day of reckoning for his species is coming. He begins organizing the creatures and leads them toward an uprising. The prophecy says there is one person who can stop him. Terra.

With Spirit of Security, Frank, protecting her, Terra attempts to complete her training and discover her Spirit talents. Together, they go on a rogue investigation to learn how to defeat Blanco. In the end, it comes down to a battle of the minds. The future of Concord is at stake. Will Blanco, the older, more experienced being win? Or will Terra, the young, new Spirit earn back the peace of the city?

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To celebrate the launch of BEWARE OF THE WHITE, I have awesome book related prize packages. Be sure to enter to win (bottom of post). And return again and again to claim entries as you qualify. I will also have Spontaneous Giveaways during my book tour. Those giveaways won’t be announced so be sure to follow my tour closely so you don't miss any fast and furious giveaways. Only virtual stalkers will have the opportunity at all the fun!


May 17th - Launch Day -

MuseItYoung & MuseItYA Interview with Terra from Beware of the White
Tamara Lowe Spotlight on what you have in common
Medeia Sharif Spotlight on the bully
Mayra Calvani Book inspiration
Kelly Hashway Spotlight on the threat!
Melanie Robertson-King Spotlight on the players.
Erin Albert 12 Random Things About Me
Melissa Goodwin Book Spotlight with Excerpt

May 20th -

Katie Carroll - Do The Hard Work (guest post)
Antagonize Me - Character interview with Blanco

May 23rd -

Nancy Stewart - Book's Journey To Publication

May 25th -

Selena Robins - Spotlight on First Crushes
Donna McDine - Spotlight on Rainbows

May 27th -

Rosemary Gemmell - Spotlight on Inspiration

May 28th -

Stuart West - World Building (guest post)
Beverly Stowe McClure - Author Interview

May 30th

Hazel Nutt - Top 10 Book Marketing Tips

June 1st -

Mary Cunningham - Book Spotlight

June 3rd -

Dorothy Dreyer - Writing Suspenseful Middle Grade (guest post)
Pen & Ink - Editorial Experience (guest post)

June 5th -

Penny Ehrenkranz - Author Interview

June 7th -

Strands of Thought - Character Interview of Frank
Cheryl Malandrinos - Review of first chapter

June 9th -

Rita Monette - Spotlight

June 11th -

Darlene Foster - Never Give Up On Your Dream (guest post)

June 12th -

Maggie Lyons - Writing for Small Presses (guest post)

June 14th -

Jo Linsdell - Feature Friday

June 17th

Sara Stinson - Falling In Love with your Character (guest post)

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  1. Happy Launch Day!!! The book sounds great!

  2. Happy Launch day. May good reviews be with you.

  3. Hooray for Launch Day. Celebrate well.

    1. Thank you, Susan. I will. Launch days are the pinnacle for an author, aren't they?

  4. Wishing you a wonderful launch, Kai. What a fantastic tour schedule and so much fun going on. So happy for you!

    1. I'm really looking forward to all the stops! So many generous people helping in so many ways - including you! Thanks, Jo.

  5. I hope your tour's going really well, I enjoyed reading your post on Darlene's blog.


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