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Callisto Carvanis is LIVE

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Callisto Carvanis: And A Legacy Was Born (Dark Indiscretions Chronicles, Book 1)

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Synopsis:

What do you do when your parents have laid out your life for you? Do you accept those plans or make one of your own?

You met her in Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel and now delve further into the mind of a predator.

Take the journey as Callisto Carvanis becomes not only the first female Mooyer Society member but the head of the Carvanis family as well.

Witness how the lies, betrayals, and secrets turned her into one of the monsters … and find out how a legacy was born.
Release date: Dec 15, 2015

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Callisto Carvanis: And A Legacy Was Born Update

I’ve finally come up with a release date and working on getting pre order links up for Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks. I will upload to Amazon the day of release.

Release date is Dec. 21, 2015 and the pre order price will be $2.99 until Dec. 26, 2015 then the price will go up to $3.99

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The first book in my Dark Indiscretions Series is FREE. Please feel free to pick it up and give it a shot. I have uploaded a revised version with around 6K.

I also have some poems that are FREE on Smashwords and BN.

10850076_4787841711438_4272670409494381782_nShakuita Johnson is a 30-year-old Psychology major. When she isn’t going to school or working, she is doing what she loves most. Writing. She also loved to watch Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her mom.

Dark Indiscretions is her first novel and is a Paranormal Thriller. She has followed it up with Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed, Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel, Dark Indiscretions: Seer Destined and Rumspringa (Dark Indiscretions #3.5).

She also released her Dark Romance which has a bit of suspense entitled And So She Waited and her first erotica serial Kiss and Tell: Encounters of a Prostitute.

She is currently working on Callisto Carvanis and the final two Dark Indiscretions books.

Visit her online and read her poems and one attempt at songwriting on her blog at http://www.dark-indiscretions.com. You can also find her at http://www.facebook.com/shakuitajohnson or http://www.twitter.com/sljay1184. Check out her website at http://www.authorshakuitajohnson.com. Sign up for my newsletter at http://eepurl.com/MubU9.

Sneak Peek – Callisto Carvanis

Callisto Carvanis Sneak Peak

Callisto

After weeks of nothing, I’m finally back in the writing cave pumping out word after word. I started this story last year after first writing the character in Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel…I knew I wanted more of her. I just couldn’t let her go. Now she’s finally getting to tell the rest of her story aside from that small glimpse you were shown in A Prequel. There is so much more to Callisto than meets the eyes and I can’t wait to share her with the rest of the world. For now enjoy this extended sneak peek into the life of a Legacy!

From chapter 5…

Callisto took a bite of the meat and potatoes her mother had made and moan. It was so good. Say what you wanted about Reagan Carvanis but the woman could cook her butt off. Callisto hoped to one day be at least half the cook her mother was. She was slowly learning all her mother’s receipes but she doubted she cooked them as good as she did. Practice made perfect and Callisto strived for nothing but perfection since the day she was born. She had no doubts she would master the art of cooking soon as well.
“This is delicious Mother,” Callisto moaned out.
A resounding agreement was heard from her brothers and father. Her mother had seriously out done herself this time. Everything was melting in Callisto’s mouth.
“I can’t wait until you teach me this recipe. It’s one of my favorite meals.”
“You are very welcome Callisto and thank you,” Reagan said. “I’m glad you are enjoying your birthday dinner. If you think that is good, just wait until dessert.”
Callisto’s stomach rumbled in appreciation and she had to convince herself not to stuff food in her mouth faster than she’d be able to chew it. Callisto really wanted to talk about the society but her mother forbade such talk at her dinner table so they were resigned to eat in mostly silence.
“Will there still be a party tomorrow Mother,” Callisto asked to fill in the silence.
“Yes, the wives and I have set everything up. Your grandmother is very excited for it. A double birthday celebration for Christian and you. It was all we could do to keep you two a part from each other today. You’ve never went this long without being around each other.”
“I miss him terribly. I can’t wait to see him tomorrow. I want to hear all about his day since I missed the entire thing,” Callisto pouted.
“You two are awful. What ever will you do once your grown and have children of your own,” David teased.
“Our children will be the best of friends just like we are. Marriage won’t separate us from each other.”
Callisto watched as all her brothers rolled their eyes at her and went back to their dinners. They always teased her about being too attached to Christian. They didn’t know anything. Christian was hers, she just knew it.
“Leave your sister alone boys. It’s nothing wrong with her spending a lot of time with Christian. Although now that his Mooyer training will be starting in the next day or two, you won’t be spending as much time together,” Caden said.
I dropped my fork noisy on my plate.
“What do you mean I won’t get to see him?”
“Girls aren’t allowed in the society, you know that,” Reagan said.
“But why can’t we train together?”
“The training the boys receives is very different from the girls, Cal,” Caden Jr said.
“It’s not fair. I want to train with Christian. Why can’t we train together?”
“Don’t be ridiculous Callisto. Eat your food so we can open the rest of your presents,” Reagan scowled.
“NO! It’s not fair.”
Callisto picked her plate up and threw it down on the ground.

So what are you thoughts? I really hope everyone enjoys the first book in the Dark Indiscretions: Chronicles series. It is a spin-off of the Dark Indiscretions series. So far I only have four plan and Callisto’s is the only that coincides with the Dark Indiscretions timeline by the end of the book…the rest will take place before the events of Dark Indiscretions book one. They are more backstories of characters then anything else. Until next time. Now back to writing.

Dark Indiscretions Re-release

You may or may not have seen by now that I am revamping Dark Indiscretions book 1. I feel a lot of things were left out and I can honestly say I had no idea what I was doing when I first wrote it. Not only was it my first actually book (I’d only written poems and two short stories before this). I didn’t really know my world that I’d created. I kind of just went with it and lately all the pieces started fitting together into something that started to make sense. So I’ve held off on the rest of the series to go back to the beginning and flesh some things out. When it’s all said and done 8K will be added to the overall total word count. Bringing it to about 45K from it’s original 37K. Now for the most part the plot and people will stay the same but a few scenes as well as a bit of detail has been added. After thinking about it I saw that I left a lot of things out. Things that are important and I didn’t want to just randomly toss this information into the last two books of the Dark Indiscretions Series. The re-release will be Oct. 31, 2015. For now here’s a little snippet:

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He had a spell he needed to cast before he made his move. Reinforcements would need to be summoned before he showed his hand to Jennifer. She would not expect this turn of events. Making his way to the basement of the townhouse he’d bought, he went to the giant pentagram he’d etched into the concrete. The amount of magic he was about to channel would require a few herbs to focus the energy. Could he do it without them? Absolutely, but using the herbs would make the task quicker. Raw energy channel was always risky, no matter how old and experienced the Mystic doing the channeling was. And resurrecting people took even more energy and focus.
Going over to his impressive bookshelf, he looked through them all until he found the one he’d written centuries ago. It had the spell that would help him do this summoning right the first time. Looking over what he’d written he went over to his herb cabinet and pulled down some anise, gardenia, and thistle. They were good for conjuring the dead. The spell would make them whole again once the herb mixture summoned them to him. He took down a bowl and crushed the herbs up inside it. After sprinkling a bit of oil over them he struck a match and threw it in. Gently picking the bowl up, he walked back over to the pentagram and put the bowl in the center.
The smoke started to thicken as the herbs burned. Her started to slowly fan the smoke out from the bowl with his hands. Thinking of those he wished to summon until their shapes started to form around the circle. Once he could clearly see their confused spirits, he stood up tall and put as much of his power behind his words as he could.

Blood of my blood
Mind to mind
Ripped from your bodies
Now turned to spirit
My power calls to thee
Come back and follow me
Taken from this world too soon
Now on this day of a crescent moon
I nearby grant you all your power
So come and reclaim what was taken in your weaken hour
Revenge is close, within your grasp
Snatch it quick or for the opportunity is fast

Or something like that. He was never good at the writing spells part. He preferred just blasting raw power into his enemies. Once Jennifer was his he’d make her write him better spells. For now he stood by and watched his handiwork. The spell worked and that was all that matter. Jennifer wouldn’t know what hit her.

Rumspringa – New Release

Rumspringa – New Release

 

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Title: Rumspringa

Author: Shakuita Johnson

Genre: Paranormal

Cover Artist: WillowRaven

Release Date: June 17, 2015

Synopsis

What would you do for love? Would you sit by and let it pass you by, or would you grab onto it no matter the cost? Would you break the rules and leave everyone else behind so guarantee your own happiness?

Sy Cole wants what all sixteen-year-old girls in her coven want. To master one of the four elements, move out of her parents’ home, and into her new one with her chosen husband. It seemed all that was within her grasp, when it was brutally snatched away.

Instead of sitting by and letting her life be dictated, she acted. When faced with having to choose family over love, she chose love. She took control of her life and went on a journey that would turn all she knew and was always told upside down.

On the run and looking over her shoulder Sy, along with her love Jamie, look for the only people she believes can help them now…her brothers.

Join Sy as she undergoes the ceremony that changes her life forever. Whether it’s for good or bad is still to be determined.

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other works

Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel

Dark Indiscretions

Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed

Dark Indiscretions: Seer Destined

Dark Indiscretions: Triple Cursed – coming soon

Dark Indiscretions – Past Hunted – coming soon

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About the author

10850076_4787841711438_4272670409494381782_nShakuita Johnson is a 30-year-old Psychology major. When she isn’t going to school or working, she is doing what she loves most. Writing. She started writing in middle school. She would write poetry in her room or the middle of the night. Then she was introduced to short stories in a creative writing course her senior year. Her love for paranormal and supernatural started with R.L. Stine Goosebumps books and TV shows, Anne Rice Vampire Chronicles, and Christopher Pike books. She is an avid reader with over 100 books on her bookshelf and 1000 plus on her iPad. She also loved to watch Charmed and Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her mom.

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HUGE Blowout Paperback Giveaway…

I’m revamped the covers of my Dark Indiscretions Series and now have a lot of books with the older version of the covers on them for Dark Indiscretions, Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed, and Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel and since I’ve reached 3K likes on my Facebook page I’ve decided to do a HUGE paperback giveaway…you can enter here using this Google doc! Good luck!

Since I’m getting an AMAZING response for the paperback giveaway…I’m going to up the ante a bit…I have a few milestones I’d like to reach…so if we get

100 entries – I’ll put a charm bracelet in one of the packages

200 entries – I’ll put a charm bracelet in two of the packages

300 entries – I’ll put a signed paperback of my poems in one of the packages

400 entries – I’ll put a signed paperback of And So She Waited in one of the packages

500 entries – I’ll put signed paperbacks of my poems and And So She Waited in one of the packages…

YAY!!! I feel like #Oprah…you get a paperback, and you get a paperback, everybody get’s paperbacks!!!! 🙂

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HUGE Blowout Paperback Giveaway…

I’m revamped the covers of my Dark Indiscretions Series and now have a lot of books with the older version of the covers on them for Dark Indiscretions, Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed, and Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel and since I’ve reached 3K likes on my Facebook page I’ve decided to do a HUGE paperback giveaway…you can enter here using this Google doc! Good luck!

Since I’m getting an AMAZING response for the paperback giveaway…I’m going to up the ante a bit…I have a few milestones I’d like to reach…so if we get

100 entries – I’ll put a charm bracelet in one of the packages

200 entries – I’ll put a charm bracelet in two of the packages

300 entries – I’ll put a signed paperback of my poems in one of the packages

400 entries – I’ll put a signed paperback of And So She Waited in one of the packages

500 entries – I’ll put signed paperbacks of my poems and And So She Waited in one of the packages…

YAY!!! I feel like #Oprah…you get a paperback, and you get a paperback, everybody get’s paperbacks!!!! 🙂

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I’m spreading the NEWS…

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That’s the New England Writers Signing (NEWS) for those who don’t know!!! Tickets are just $8 and you’ll get to see not only ME but some amazing NE authors…They will be $12 at the door if you don’t purchase before the event…

Now the real reason I have you here today is because in the event that you can’t make it to the signing to get your copy of one or all of the current Dark Indiscretions books:

Dark Indiscretions

Dark Indiscretions: Monster Unleashed

Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel

Worry not! For starting Oct. 1-5 you can get them off of Amazon for…..FREE! That’s right…for FREE!

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***UPDATES AND ANNOUNCEMENTS***

Hello everyone! I know I’ve rarely been on but with school and work I barely have time to sleep let alone post a lot but that should be changing in the next two weeks as I will only be going to school so that will give me more time to not only focus more on my homework but other things as well…

I am only about 10 chapters away from finishing And So She Waited’s first draft YAY! I hope to be able to giveaway some ARCs mid Oct or last week of Oct. around Halloween week

Once I finish And So She Waited I will be working on the next Dark Indiscretions book Seer Destined. I can’t wait to get back into my world. I will also be working on Callisto while writing Seer Destined but my focus will mostly be on Seer Destined hoping to have it out early 2015 as the story is getting deeper and I will need time to properly tie things together.

I have the last cover for the last book in the Dark Indiscretions Series done.

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I goal is to have the entire Dark Indiscretions Series done by Dec. 2015 so that means I may be silent a lot as I’m working on the series while also attending school.

My book signing is coming up Oct. 4th and if you are in the NE area and haven’t bought your ticket yet you can do so here:http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/763462
You will also be able to get them at the door but I would recommend buying them now so you don’t have to wait I hope to have a few goody bags for the first few people who come to my table and are fans…more on that as it gets closer.

If you’ve read any of my books PLEASE consider leaving a review. It would mean a lot. Also if you haven’t started Dark Indiscretions yet book 1 is only 99 pennies and sold pretty much everywhere on ebook now besides Google books…

30 – 5 star reviews
10 – 4 star reviews

“It was very well written and the characters were engaging.”

” This is the first book I’ve read from this author and I read it in one sitting, I just couldn’t put it down!”

“I cannot wait for the next book to come out!”

“Different kind of paranormal”

Dark Indiscretions

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The blog tour for Dark Indiscretions: A Prequel starts Monday so I will get the blogs up that are participating as soon as I can…

I think that’s all for now. Enjoy your weekends and I will be posting a new teaser from And So She Waited tomorrow after I get off work

You guys rock!