Wednesday, May 21, 2014

BLOG TOUR: Wild Angel by Shari Copell

Welcome to the Official Blog Tour for Wild Angel, the second book of the Rock'n Tapestries series, by Shari Copell!

New Adult Contemporary Romance
Paranormal Elements
Rock'n Tapestries Series
Publish Date:
May 11, 2014

“Hello, Pittsburgh! You ready to rock?" 

Nicks Sorenson, guitarist extraordinaire for the band Wild Angel, has a lot going on during her last year of high school. In fact, she sometimes wonders if someone has painted a bull’s eye on her forehead. 

Stone Jensen, lead guitarist for the band Heavy Remedy, shows up everywhere she plays despite the bad blood between them. The high school principal is targeting her with endless detentions for some reason. And she’s starting to wonder if her mother is losing her mind. 

Life soon spins into chaos for the Sorenson family. It began when Nicks learned the name of the dead musician who’d willed her his four guitars. Then came the dreams of a man shrouded in mist. She doesn’t recognize him, but he seems to know her. 

As the strange occurrences escalate, Nicks goes on an unexpected—and painful—journey into the past. 

She’s about to learn what you don’t know can hurt you.

Author's Note:
It makes more sense to read Rock'n Tapestries (book 1) first.




          Stone was proving to be a pain in her ass. He was in her space, disturbing the peace. He showed up everywhere they played, those large, dark eyes watching from the shadows. Just as often, he stood up front where she could see him. Smug and dark and beautiful.

          It pissed Nicks off royally that she found herself looking for him in the crowd. Was that messed up or what? Especially after the things that dickhead had said about her. Guitar-playing pussy. Ha! Really? She snorted and shook her head, staring down at the wet circle spreading across the cocktail napkin in front of her. Screw him and the horse he rode in on.

          “Where’s Charm?” Nicks asked Pip.

          Pip turned and scanned the crowd. “Who knows? She must be out in the lobby cooling off. I don’t see her.” The wiry drummer turned back with a smile. “You’ve got quite the fan club standing behind you, Nicks.”

          “They’re not my fan club. We’re a team, remember?”

          “No one has ever asked me to sign their scrotum.” Pip snickered. “There are about seven guys standing directly behind you, boring a hole in your back with their eyes. Maybe if you talked to some of them once in a while? They do the craziest shit to get your attention.”

Book 1 of the Rock'n Tapestries Series:



**About the Author**
Though I write contemporary romance under the name Shari Copell, my real name is Sherry Jesberger.  

I write a historical fantasy/paranormal romance series under the name S.L. Jesberger.I am an eleventh generation native of Pennsylvania.  My husband Gordon and I raised three lovely daughters, one of whom designs my book covers. Another daughter drew the map in the front cover of my historical fantasy series.

I’ve always had stories swirling through my head. Crazy stuff, totally whack situations. I was a voracious reader as a child, choosing to escape into the world of books. I wrote stories when I was a teen, but quit as I grew up. (Keep in mind, there were no computers then. Writing a book or story consisted of a brand-new notebook and a ballpoint pen.) I found some of these early stories as I cleaned out my grandmother’s house after she passed. Unfortunately, I threw them away. 

I started writing again in 2012 after my husband lost his job. Aislin of Arianrhod was published in October of that year. I immediately began to work on the second book in the series, Winter’s Child.

Sometime in the middle of writing Winter’s Child, I had the inexplicable urge to swear like sailor, use modern vernacular, and write steamy sex scenes. I was amused and tried to push it aside. The language in a historical fantasy is obviously much different from a contemporary romance, so I had to behave myself.

I finally just thought, fuck it. I’ll do it.  It was during that time that I started to write “Micah’s Island.” I simply needed to purge the wild story that had taken over my brain by then. It was so much fun to write.  What would happen if you met a man who had never seen a grown woman before?

I chose the pen name Shari Copell because Micah’s Island was so very different from the Ă€lainnshire series. Copella was my grandmother’s maiden name—I just dropped the A.

For the most part, people seemed to like Micah, though he was a man of few words.  I got some nice (and not so nice) emails about it, mostly from people wanting a better ending. I promptly wrote them one.

I wasn’t sure I would ever write another contemporary romance until Rock’n Tapestries dropped into my head, nearly complete from beginning to end (though I did run some things past Tara Chevrestt, who edits for me. Her suggestions were invaluable.)  You just have to indulge your muse when that happens, as it doesn’t happen often.

In the meantime, rock on!

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