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Spotlight: Gemini Rising Ethereal Fury by Jessica O' Gorek




Synopsis:  

Mother Earth, wounded by the human race and its disregard for her resources, will recruit human souls to serve Her and turn against humanity. A rising force festers; Gemini, a clan of paranormal beings will systematically possess and destroy towns, cities, and states. Amidst the chaos, a forbidden relationship between Onyx, a lead Gemini, and Violette, a human, begins. They will both find themselves in the middle of a revolutionary war that will either save, or destroy our world.

A Word with the Author:

What inspired you to write this novel?


We aren't taking care of the earth and in case anyone hasn’t noticed, things are changing! (Polar ice caps, see level rising, super storms) I hope to create awareness that global warming is real and that we have to rapidly change our ways or suffer the consequences. I don’t think we are doing enough and I think the damage we have done is atrocious. 

Which is you favorite character?
 
Onyx. He is so full of angst over what he does and his loyalty to killing humans is fierce. I love the way he protects Violette like a rabid animal and I love that he struggles with his own conscience. He discovers he doesn't like killing and changes completely.

Do you relate to any of the characters or do you feel that your audience will be able to connect with any of the character?
 
I relate to all of my characters in one form or another, even the nasty ones. I guess there is a part of me in all of them. People will find Violette the most relate-able. I believe her innocence and her spunkiness will appeal to the younger readers, while her wisdom will appeal to the older readers. Poor Slate, he always gets the short end of the stick and I think most will pity him. 

What makes your novel unique?
Well, a new paranormal force has been born. No vamps, no wolves, no zombies, no ghosts, the ultimate and elite form of predator, the Gemini is a new concept. More dangerous that all the others combined and recruited by mother earth for the sole purpose of taking back her lands. They are like evil superheros with limitless powers. Ironically, there only weakness is getting trapped in a human by fabric.

What do you think your novel adds to it genre?

A new message for our youth. I hope to scare them into taking care of the earth, or at least to think very hard about how they treat it. Most young adult novels these days are focused on love triangles, (which I have in mine too) and shallow concepts that barely scratch the surface of their true analytical power. I attempt to go deeper and pull on heart strings and future actions.

What do you think your novel adds to it genre?
A new message for our youth. I hope to scare them into taking care of the earth, or at least to think very hard about how they treat it. Most young adult novels these days are focused on love triangles, (which I have in mine too) and shallow concepts that barely scratch the surface of their true analytical power. I attempt to go deeper and pull on heart strings and future actions.  

 Author Bio:



I was born in Chesapeake, Virginia on April 19th, 1979. I was raised within the American Indian religion and was taught great respect for the earth and all its living beings. Powwows, sweat lodges, vision quests, you name it, I’ve done it. I was the weird kid who would confront kids on the playground in elementary school when they squished a bug. I would very sincerely tell them what they were doing was morally wrong and then I would pray for the bug to come back as a butterfly in its next life. 

​​I grew up admiring my father, Barry Weinstock, as an author. When I was twelve I started hand writing novels. My first one was two thousand pages. My daughter, who is thirteen, is currently working on her first novel. I hope to continue the legacy.


 Preview Gemini Rising




“Give me my brother! I know you have him!” The shy little girl was now screaming at him, her fists pumping the air, but he paid her no mind.
It was always easier to leave out the details. Tork always said there was nothing worse than a room full of hysterical captives. Bad enough to be human, but add in the adrenaline and the fear of the unknown, they became that much more insufferable. He ignored their pleas and timid curses, pulling the door shut with a thud, cutting off their curious stares. Someone yelled out they were hungry and he hesitated a little, trying to remember what hunger was. Ah yes, the need for food. The youngest of his clan, Sapphire, usually fed them three meals a day: canned food, all stolen from the local country store. He had no need for food and didn’t keep any around.
 


 Find Jessica on the web:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jessica-OGorek/306913389429972

1 comments:

Gemini Rising

This is beautiful April! Thanks so much!

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