Friday, January 27, 2012

Cover Reveals: Touch of Death & PODs

Touch of Death
Kelly Hashway
Spencer Hill Press 
Release: January 2013
Jodi Marshall isn't sure how she went from normal teenager to walking disaster. One minute she's in her junior year of high school, spending time with her amazing boyfriend and her best friend. The next she's being stalked by some guy no one seems to know.

After the stranger, Alex, reveals himself, Jodi learns he's not a normal teenager and neither is she. With a kiss that kills and a touch that brings the dead back to life, Jodi discovers she's part of a branch of necromancers born under the 13th sign of the zodiac, Ophiuchus. A branch of necromancers that are descendents of Medusa. A branch of necromancers with poisoned blood writhing in their veins.

Jodi's deadly to the living and even more deadly to the deceased. She has to leave her old, normal life behind before she hurts the people she loves. As if that isn't difficult enough, Jodi discovers she's the chosen one who has to save the rest of her kind from perishing at the hands of Hades. If she can't figure out how to control her power, history will repeat itself, and her race will become extinct.

Michelle Pickett
Spencer Hill Press
Release: June 2013
Seventeen-year-old Eva is a chosen one. Chosen to live, while others meet a swift and painful death from an incurable virus so lethal, a person is dead within days of symptoms emerging. In the POD system, a series of underground habitats built by the government, she waits with the other chosen for the deadly virus to claim those above. Separated from family and friends, it's in the PODs she meets David. And while true love might not conquer all, it's a balm for the broken soul. 

After a year, scientists believe the population has died, and without living hosts, so has the virus. That's the theory, anyway. But when the PODs are opened, survivors find the surface holds a vicious secret. The virus mutated, infecting those left top-side and creating... monsters. 

Eva and David hide from the infected in the abandoned PODs. Together they try to build a life--a new beginning. But the infected follow and are relentless in their attacks. Leaving Eva and David to fight for survival, and pray for a cure.
I think they both sound fascinating and have great covers! 

What do you think?



  1. O dang! PODs looks and sounds GOOD! I love the hatch like cover.

  2. Wow! Both great books! Loving the first cover. :)

  3. A kiss that kills? That's quite an unfortunate gift for poor Jodi to have! Both of these do sound fantastic, Spencer Hill Press has some awesome titles releasing this year! Thanks for sharing Lea:)

  4. Thank you so much for hosting our cover releases and your kind comments. Look for the books in 2013!

    Have a great weekend,

    Author of PODs, available 2013

  5. Oooh, what creepy, fun-looking reads! Love the covers.

  6. Thanks for hosting our cover reveals. I'm so glad you guys like them. Hopefully 2013 will come quickly. ;)