Charity Ayres

Biography

About the author: Charity Ayres is a Navy Veteran and current resident to Hampton Roads with an active-duty Navy husband and two daughters. She teaches high school English and is currently completing her Masters of Creative Writing. Aside from spending time with her family, two bark-happy dogs, and three cats, Charity likes to read, write, and run. Other novels include: Loki Bound, and Secret in the Wings. Charity will have a short story published this year in the 84th Annual Writer’s Digest Competition Collection for her short, inspirational story: “What’s Left Behind: Daddy’s Girl”. She has been published in various online publications for fiction and non-fiction, though most often in one of the many fantasy genres. Charity loves hearing from her fans and is active on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can also find her at various conventions around the United States leading discussion panels or signing books.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
Everything. Any book that appeals to me from non-fiction historical novels or biographies to mystery, adventure, romance... anything. I love a lot of the urban fantasy that's out right now like Melissa Olson, Diana Pharoah Francis, Shannon Mayer, or Stephanie Erickson. All of them are taking different approaches to the genre and that's really exciting! I also read an amazing YA novel by Melinda Salisbury ("The Sin Eater's Daughter") which was phenomenal and a new approach to classical fantasy. I will admit that if I only have a short amount of time to read, I tend to pick up Sci-Fi or Fantasy because it is comforting; I know what to expect for the most part. Though, my current to-read stack has a little of everything in it and is staring at me from its 2+ foot stature.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I only own a Kindle. I fought getting any kind of e-reader for a long time because I love the feel and smell of books. When I realized how much more e-readers can do (like mini computers), I broke down and bought one. I started with the first Fire editions. I'm not a fan of a black and white screen. Honestly, now that I'm past my aversion to what I once thought would kill print books, I think they're all pretty awesome. How great is it that you can get an author's book the day it comes out and start reading it right away? I will still buy print copies though, don't get me wrong. Nothing replaces that feel and smell.
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Books

Loki Bound
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,380. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal
Gods have all the luck even if sometimes it isn't the good kind. Cleo, trickster god in mortal form, just wants some time on the mortal realm enjoying time as a woman. Instead, she smells magical mischief on hurricane winds that threaten to change everything. Cleo must stop the power grab, make nice with an annoyingly hot detective, and deal with her deal with the gods to survive.

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