Today I’m super excited to bring y’all an excerpt from the 3rd Collectors Society book The Forgotten Mountain. Check it out below! Make sure to check out the other books in the series and be on the look out for the 4th book coming soon!
THE FORGOTTEN MOUNTAIN EXCERPT
“Chances are,” I say to Mary, “it will be as reported.”
She holds her weapon out, testing the weight. “They were given ten minutes to search
the place.” A loud click sounds in the van as she pumps the chamber. “Even for those as
skilled at retrievals like Finn and the A.D., ten minutes is nothing. Wendy asked the
impossible of them.”
My partner’s name is a fist to my belly, but rather than leave me desperate to curl into a
ball and weep uselessly about the unfairness of life and how I utterly failed Finn by going
against my instincts whilst leaving him behind, it only solidifies the cold rage icing my
Vengeance, the Caterpillar once told me, can be a delicious and fulfilling meal. Be certain
it is what you want to eat, though, because as it travels through your body, it will seep into
every last part of you. Your stomach may hurt afterward; you may even want to purge the
contents. And yet, even if you can, traces of it will always remain.
My former Grand Advisor, whose head was struck from his body by the Queen of Hearts
and whose body was fashioned into a gruesome clutch to sate twisted, vile needs,
consistently proffered excel- lent advice. There were many I wished to wreak vengeance
upon over the years, yet typically practiced restraint per his wise words.
He is dead. The man I am in love with is missing—believed to be dead by most. Mary’s
love is also missing and assumed dead. Millions of souls have perished at the hands of
villains through the destruction of catalysts. There has been too much devastation. Too
I am ready to eat that meal now.
THE COLLECTORS’ SOCIETY SERIES BY HEATHER LYONS
✿ THE COLLECTORS’ SOCIETY (The Collectors’ Society, #1)
From the author of the Fate series and The Deep End of the Sea comes a fantastical romantic adventure that has Alice tumbling down the strangest rabbit hole yet.
After years in Wonderland, Alice has returned to England as an adult, desperate to reclaim sanity and control over her life. An enigmatic gentleman with an intriguing job offer too tempting to resist changes her plans for a calm existence, though. Soon, she’s whisked to New York and initiated into the Collectors’ Society, a secret organization whose members confirm that famous stories are anything but straightforward and that what she knows about the world is only a fraction of the truth.
It’s there she discovers villains are afoot—ones who want to shelve the lives of countless beings. Assigned to work with the mysterious and alluring Finn, Alice and the rest of the Collectors’ Society race against a doomsday clock in order to prevent further destruction . . . but will they make it before all their endings are erased?
* This is the first book in the adult romance/fairy tale Collectors’ Society series.
Amazon US: http://bit.ly/CollectorsSocietyUS
Amazon UK: http://bit.ly/CollectorsSocietyUK
✿ THE HIDDEN LIBRARY (The Collectors’ Society, #2)
Sometimes, the rabbit hole is deeper than expected . . .
Alice Reeve and Finn Van Brunt have tumbled into a life of secrets. Some secrets they share, such as their employment by the clandestine organization known as The Collectors’ Society. Other secrets they carry within them, fighting to keep buried the things that could change everything they think they know.
On the hunt for an elusive villain who is hell-bent on destroying legacies, Alice, Finn, and the rest of the Society are desperate to unravel the mysteries surrounding them. But the farther they spiral down this rabbit hole, the deeper they fall into secrets that will test their loyalties and pit them against enemies both new and old.
Secrets, they come to find, can reveal the deadliest of truths.
* This is the second book in the adult romance/fairy tale Collectors’ Society series.
Amazon US: http://bit.ly/HiddenLibraryUS
Amazon UK: http://bit.ly/HiddenLibraryUK
✿ THE FORGOTTEN MOUNTAIN (The Collectors’ Society, #3)
After years spent in Wonderland, Alice Reeve learned the impossible was quite possible after all. She thought she left such fantastical realities behind when she finally returned to England.
Now Alice has become a member of the clandestine Collectors’ Society, and the impossible has found her again in the form of an elusive villain set on erasing entire worlds. As she and the rest of the Society race to bring this mysterious murderer to justice, the fight becomes painfully personal.
Lives are being lost. Loved ones are shattered or irrevocably altered. Each step closer Alice gets to the shadowy man she hunts, the more secrets she unravels, only to reveal chilling truths. If she wants to win this war and save millions of lives, Alice must once more embrace the impossible and make the unimaginable, imaginable.
Sometimes, the rabbit hole leads to terrifying places.
Amazon US: http://bit.ly/ForgottenMountainUS
Amazon UK: http://bit.ly/ForgottenMountainUK
✿ THE LOST CODEX (The Collectors’ Society, #4 / coming soon!)
Allies, once inseparable, splinter until they break apart.
An insidiousness carves its way through Wonderland, challenging the land’s very existence.
Battle lines will be drawn as pages, long languishing in darkness, are finally illuminated.
Swords will clash, blood will be spilled, and lives will be lost.
For what is written can still be erased.
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Heather Lyons is known for writing epic, heartfelt love stories often with a fantastical twist. From Young Adult to New Adult to Adult novels—one commonality in all her books is the touching, and sometimes heart-wrenching, romance. In addition to writing, she’s also been an archaeologist and a teacher. She and her husband and children live in sunny Southern California and are currently working their way through every cupcakery she can find.