Tuesday, January 3, 2012

"Heroes Without, Monsters Within" Release Day!

I'm thrilled to announce the release of "Heroes Without, Monsters Within" from Samhain Publishing! This sequel to "Blaze of Glory" picks up right after the first book with Jo and her newly-christened team of superheroes dealing with the consequences of their actions.

Fight alone, die alone.

Blaze of Glory, Book 2

In the weeks since Jo “Surf” Tanis and her rough-and-tumble band of super-powered actors broke free of the government-sponsored superhero show, they’re all still dealing with the aftershock of adjusting to this thing called reality.

It doesn’t get much more real than a mission to dig survivors out of what’s left of Erie, PA, after a mysterious earthquake. A trembler that powerful is as out of place as Jo feels as the de-facto leader of the troupe. Not to mention the soul-shaking feelings she has for Hunter, a team member whose past as an Agency Guardian casts a heavy shadow over any possible relationship.

It seems one of the supers, an earth-warper named Ground Pounder, has gone rogue, using his freedom from the Agency’s brand of virtual slavery to put the “villain” back in supervillain. Failure to find him before any more innocent bystanders are hurt means the team could be back under the Agency’s thumb.

It’s a burden that doesn’t rest easy on Jo’s shoulders...especially when the man who’s invaded her heart is caught in the crossfire.


RT Book Reviews gives “Heroes Without, Monsters Within” 4 out of 5 stars and says:

“This sequel … surpasses the storytelling of the original. Nantus knows how to work with setting; the scenes in Las Vegas are vivid and accurate while the supers’ secret lair is homey and comfortable.”

Now available from Samhain Publishing, Amazon and Barnes & Noble!


  1. Congrats on the release of Heroes!!

  2. Congratulations and many happy sales! I had fun reading the continuing adventures of Jo Tanis & Co.!

  3. Congratulations on your new release and sequel to BLAZE OF GLORY! Looks awesome!

  4. Another great cover, Sheryl! I spotted it straight away on Samhain's site.

  5. Thanks, all!

    I have to give congrats again to Kanaxa, the cover artist for the Blaze series. Without her faboo artwork I doubt I'd have done half as well.

    Truly, good cover art matters!



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