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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Ruined Dream Cast by Jus Accardo + Giveaway!

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I’ve got the lovely Jus Accardo joining us on the blog today for a guest post and then you can enter for a chance to win! Have you checked out this book yet? Here’s what you’re missing:

Ruined Dream Cast by Jus Accardo + Giveaway!
Ruined
Jus Accardo
Series: The Eternal Balance #1
Genre: New Adult, Paranormal
Publication date: December 30th 2013
by Entangled: Embrace

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Hell is looking for a way to break loose…

Jax lost the genetic lottery. Descended from Cain, the world's first murderer, he's plagued by a curse that demands violence in exchange for his happiness. He left everything behind, including the girl he loved, but thriving on the pain of others is lonely… And it's killing him.

After a series of heartbreaking losses, Samantha put rubber to pavement and headed for college as fast as her clunker could carry her. But she can't outrun her problems. When an attack at school drives her back home, she's thrown into the path of a past—and a guy—she's been trying to forget.

Sam strains Jax's control over his darkness, but running isn't an option this time. Someone—or, something—followed her home from school: a ruthless monster with a twisted plan centuries in the making. Forced together to survive, and fighting an attraction that could destroy them both, Jax and Sam must stop a killer bent on revenge.

Dream Cast, by Jus Accardo



Like a lot of authors, I feel like it helps to have visual stimulation when creating my characters. Sometimes it helps to have physical features to help put descriptions onto the page. It can help with expressions and scene description, and makes the pictures in my head flow just a little bit smoother.
A lot of work goes into this portion of writing a book. It took me long hours of grueling research to find the perfect Jax. Really. It was horrific and I in no way enjoyed a single moment.
*ahem*
So, anyway, today I’m here to share my cast for Ruined. Lemme know what ya think!

Kaya Scodelario as Samantha Merrick.
Kaya has an innocent, almost pixie-like look (to me, anyway), yet there’s something mischievous about her smile.

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Marlon Teixeira as Jax Flynn.
Look at that expression. Fierce and dangerous and dark. Totally Jax.
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Ryan Reynolds as Heckle
I can totally hear Heckle’s dialog in Ryan’s voice. They would be a perfect match!
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Marlon Teixeira as Chase Flynn
A cleaner cut Marlon (yanno, since they’re twins) would make a perfect Chase!
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Your turn! What’s one book that you’d love to see turned into a movie, and who would play the lead hottie?


About the Author



Jus Accardo
JUS ACCARDO spent her childhood reading and learning to cook. Determined to follow in her grandfather’s footsteps as a chef, she applied and was accepted to the Culinary Institute of America. At the last minute, she realized her path lay with fiction, not food, and passed on the spot to pursue writing. Jus is the bestselling author the popular Denazen series from Entangled publishing and is currently working on the first book in a new adult series due out summer 2013. A native New Yorker, she lives in the middle of nowhere with her husband, three dogs, and sometimes guard bear, Oswald.


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