Sunday, June 16, 2013

The Siah-dhu calls your name! Post and giveaway by Pippa Jay!

The Siah-dhu

We are the darkness in the far reaches of space. We are the shadow on the edge of your vision, the nightmare you cannot quite remember but that leaves you shaking. We are the Siah-dhu, and we want your mind and soul…



Not quite a voice, not quite any sound he had ever heard, the Siah-dhu called his name. The roiling mass drew closer. A chill gale blasted over him and snatched all the breath and warmth away, sucking the life out of him.

“No.” The single word snatched him back from the edge. He hadn’t come so far or lost so much to surrender. As the Siah-dhu pulsed toward him intent on his consumption, he forced himself up again and turned his back on the shadows. It was the hardest thing he had ever done, to resist that pull into oblivion. The edges of the black cloud twined around him, incorporeal fingers striving to grasp him, seething forward to swallow him…

The world disappeared.

The ultimate villain in Gethyon is the Siah-dhu – a dark, amorphous entity like a black cloud, a hive mind made up of many parts in a single mass. It can travel across space with ease and appears to have no weaknesses. Its origin is unknown. Unlike a human, it cannot be bargained or reasoned with. Money, power – physical things have no allure for it. The Siah-dhu seeks just one thing – Gethyon. And once it has him, all that is human about him will cease to exist. Can he escape it? You’ll only know if you read the story.

To celebrate the release of Gethyon, I’m offering this green crystal charm to one lucky person. Enter via the rafflecopter form below, and tell me what you’re most scared of in the comments.


A YA Science Fiction Novel
Released by Champagne Books 3rd June 2013
His father died. His mother abandoned him. In the depths of space, darkness seeks him.

Abandoned by his mother after his father’s death, Gethyon Rees feels at odds with his world and longs to travel the stars. But discovering he has the power to do so leaves him scarred for life. Worse, it alerts the Siah-dhu—a dark entity that seeks his kind for their special abilities—to his existence, and sets a bounty hunter on his trail.

When those same alien powers lead Gethyon to commit a terrible act, they also aid his escape. Marooned on the sea-world of Ulto Marinos, Gethyon and his twin sister must work off their debt to the Seagrafter captain who rescued them while Gethyon puzzles over their transportation. How has he done this? And what more is he capable of?

Before he can learn any answers, the Wardens arrive to arrest him for his crime. Can his powers save him now? And where will he end up next?


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Pippa Jay biography: 

A stay-at-home mum of three who spent twelve years working as an Analytical Chemist in a Metals and Minerals laboratory, Pippa Jay bases her stories on a lifetime addiction to science-fiction books and films. Somewhere along the line a touch of romance crept into her work and refused to leave.

Between torturing her characters, she spends the odd free moments trying to learn guitar, indulging in freestyle street dance and drinking high-caffeine coffee. Although happily settled in historical Colchester in the UK with her husband of 20 years, she continues to roam the rest of the Universe in her head.

Her works have won a SFR Galaxy Award, and finaled in the Readers Favorite Award Contest and the Gulf Coast RWA Chapter Silken Sands Self-Published Star Award.

To celebrate the release of Gethyon, I’m offering this pretty little green crystal charm, open internationally.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. Thank you for coming over to my blog! I love reading your posts! =D

    1. Thanks for hosting me, Maria, and for being brave enough to welcome the Siah-dhu to your blog. :)

    2. They seem scary, but as long as they stay in the computer it's fine. XD

  2. Oooh. That part kinda freaked me out,. Such a great book!


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