Monday, May 7, 2012

Crossroads Saga Book Tour by Mary Ting


Welcome to The Crossroads Saga Book Tour!!!

This saga holds very dear to my heart. I would like to introduce to you, Mary Ting!


Hello! It’s so nice to meet everyone from around the world. I would like to give many thanks to Michele for hosting Crossroads/Between blog tour and Trajce from Macedonia for creating such a beautiful banner.

I started writing Crossroads after my grandmother passed away about 3 years ago.  When these characters came to life in my mind, along with the character Gamma, inspired by my grandmother, it was a way for me to heal.  I decided to start from a dream I had in high school, chapter one.  Chapter two is also based on my dream as well.  I didn’t think I would have much to write about, but when I made Claudia to be more like me, it was easy.  Her first car, her first job, her first experience at camping and her grandmother having a stroke was all part of me.  Too bad Michael wasn’t real…lol!!!
Many people like Davin, which I’m really happy about because his character was inspired by my friend who passed away.  He was very likable and was a best friend to all his friends.  Patty is my friend from church.  She is exactly how I described her, social butterfly who knows everything about her friends and fashion.  I named Claudia after a student I once had many years ago.  I can still picture her face, just like an angel.  When I was much younger, I had a crush on a boy name Michael, but his character is based off my husband, protective, romantic, and silly at times.  No… he doesn’t have wings…lol!!!
Though I was busy with work, being a wife, a mother, and PTA president, I would always find time to write, even if that meant typing while I was cooking or brushing my teeth.  Crossroads was written for a fast, fun reading with likable characters.  Many have emailed me to let me know how Crossroads has helped them escaped from their everyday stress.  Also, how they’ve connected to this book because of chapter one, having a loved one passed away.
As for the sequel Between, I had so much fun writing it. Austin plays a bigger role. I introduce more nephilims-half angel and half human.  Also, the Twelve have more active roles. From what fans have told me, it’s bigger and better, what a sequel should be.
I took on a journey not knowing how rewarding it would be for me. I’ve meet so many wonderful people from all over the world through facebook, goodreads and blog sites.  I’ve made everlasting friendship where friendship knows no boundaries.  And I have to thank my grandmother who continues to watch over me from Heaven.     
Thank you for reading my post and I hope to see you on the rest of this journey while I hop from blog to blog.

Hugs!!!

Mary Ting 




The Covers are Amazing right along with the Story!!


Here are some places you can follow Mary and Purchase the Books!!

Facebook

Blog

Website

Goodreads

For this stop, Mary is giving away a beautiful necklace inspired by Crossroads.  Please fill out the rafflecopter for a chance to win!!!  and be sure to follow the tour for a giveaway on each blog!!


a Rafflecopter giveaway


Crossroads Tour Schedule..

May 7th            InsaneAbout Books  

May 8th            Meand Reading  

May 9th            ILove Teen Books   

May 10th          SomeLike it Paranormal   

May 11th          BooksComplete Me   

May 12th          JeanBook Nerd    

May 13th          AmethystDaydreams    

May 14th          TotallyBookalicious     

May 15th          I am Wolf     

May 16th          InBetween     

May 17th          Stuckin Books   

May 18th          PuttingPen to Page     

May 19th          SassyBook Lovers    

May 20th          DelphinaReads Too Much    

May 21            InsaneAbout Books    
                        ILove Teen Books     

10 comments:

  1. Thanks Michele for organizing the tour! Without you, I would probably not read both Crossroads and Between so quickly as I did!
    I fell in love with the books and characters!
    Mary is an awesome author!

    inga

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  2. very pretty, love it!! you sound like a wonderful person, love crossroads so far!!

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  3. pretty..thanks for the giveaway:)

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  4. Beautiful necklace! THANK YOU Michele for hosting the blog tour for Mary Ting's Crossroads Saga. I have FALLEN head over heels for this series and for the incredibleness that is all Mary Ting!!

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  5. What a beautiful necklace..I love the books also..

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  6. Have added this to my tbr pile !!! Very pretty necklace !! thanks for the wonderful giveaway mary and for the ladies hosting the tour !!! ;)

    kat

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  7. This sounds like a good book. And the necklace is very pretty.

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  8. Wonderful tour, thank you for the giveaway!
    Artemis

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