Sierra Fox




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In a world where ghosts have rights and other creatures lurk in the dark, things don't always go according to plan...

Urban fantasy series set in a fictional suburb of Sydney, Australia. It features a spook catcher with a complicated and dangerous life. Her ongoing troubles with the Spook Catcher Council seem never ending, but when a mysteries group set their sights on her, nothing will ever be the same...

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THE BOOKS
 
         
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Sierra Fox Stories is a five-part urban fantasy series.
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All it takes is one weak seam for everything to fall apart.

Sierra Fox, Book 1

In a perfect world, Sierra Fox would have stayed away from the Council she left years ago. But in this world—where spirits have the right to walk among the living—it’s her job to round up troublesome spooks and bring them before that very same Council.

Though her desk is piled high with open cases, she can’t resist an anonymous summons to a mysterious late-night meeting with a bunch of other hunters, each of whom seems to have a unique specialty. The news is dire: something is tearing at the fabric of the universe. If the hunters can’t find who or why in time, something’s going to give in a very messy way.

As current cases, family secrets, new clues and her tangled love life slowly wind themselves into an impossible knot, Sierra finds herself the target of a power-sucking duo intent on stealing her mojo. And realizing she holds the key to the last hope of sealing the widening rift.

Warning: Spook catching: may contain traces of ectoplasm and otherworldly nasties. Not recommended for those with allergies to ghosts, demons, and with boyfriends who think your power is theirs. While reading, avoid dark patches and stay to the light.

Word Count: 93k (Novel)
Genre: Urban Fantasy

eBook: Samhain Publishing | Kindle | NOOK Book | KoboiTunes | ARe


REVIEWS:

"Every single scene in A Patch of Darkness clearly had a lot of thought put into them because the vividness Yolanda Sfetsos created with just a few well placed words was stunning."
Rockchick, Night Owl Reviews

"A Patch of Darkness is an excellent mixture of darkness, suspense, paranormal, passion and friendship – a great combination."
Jo, Joyfully Reviewed

“With original world-building and storyline, as well as a heroine who balances a kick-ass demeanor with vulnerability, you should really check this book out.”
CdnMrs, Wicked Lil Pixie Reviews

“This book was fun to read. Lots of original supernatural things hidden in here that made it more fun. The characters were great.” —Jen, LovLivLife Reviews

“I thought the author did a good job of dropping clues to the reader while allowing Sierra to miss/ignore them and it not feel contrived.” —Limecello

"I thoroughly enjoyed my first foray into Sierra Fox’s world and I can’t wait to see what Sfetsos has cooked up for Sierra’s next story."
Jenn, I Read Good

http://www.yolandasfetsos.com/2012/04/sierra-fox-blog-book-tour.html

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All it takes is one broken stitch for everything to come apart at the seams.

Sierra Fox, Book 2

Spook catcher Sierra Fox has paid her debt to the Spook Catcher Council. Life should be easier. Except everything is going to the dogs—or demons, as the case may be. Her boyfriend Jonathan is acting like a possessive jerk. She can’t stop drooling over Jason, her hunky, injured houseguest, who turns out to be a werewolf. To top it off, something seriously freaky is happening to spooks all over Sydney.

Prime example: a ghost who wants to hire her fades while inside her office, and soon they’re disappearing all over Sydney— sucked out of existence. When Sierra finds out who’s behind it, it’s more than just her own life at stake.

As the problems continue to mount, keeping her head above water is a daily battle. Add a stalking, feral animal who is determined to take a piece out of her hide—literally—and life is anything but a bunch of buttercups. Especially when those around her start dropping their fa├žades.

Eventually, she knows, the dust will settle. Only this time, life as she knew it may never be the same.

Warning: Spook catching: Do not try this at home, if you’re under eighteen, or under the influence. Must be prepared to fight off ghosts, demons, weird black dogs and sexy werewolves… Okay, maybe not the werewolf.

Word Count: 91k (Novel)
Genre: Urban Fantasy



REVIEWS:
 
"This is the thrilling second book in the Sierra Fox series and it just may be better than the previous book. Split at the Seams has everything that makes a great book - constant twists and turns, romance, and plenty of bad guys." —Rockchick, Night Owl Reviews
 

"Split at the Seams has sexy areas, action areas and fun areas while being surrounded in suspense filled plot that will keep you wondering until the final answers are revealed."
Jo, Joyfully Reviewed

"Split at the Seams is another win for Sfetsos as she takes the danger, action, and mystery to the next level. It bodes well for the next instalment of the Sierra Fox series, though maybe not so well for Sierra herself!"
Jenn, I Read Good
 
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All it takes is one freak to turn everything into a demonic ritual.
 
Sierra Fox, Book 3

Sierra Fox can’t catch a break. Her relationship with werewolf, Jason Papan, is going great but someone’s still trying to kill her. After a death prediction, she becomes even more paranoid. But there are too many things going on in her life for her to dwell on just the one.

With her biological grandfather’s help, Sierra is about to find out exactly why the demonic-obsessed freaks want her. Meeting the half-sister she didn’t know she had throws her into a new lot of trouble. The teenager suffers a supernatural problem that makes her a target, and when teenagers start turning up dead, Sierra realizes the case leads to her sister.

As Sierra finds herself in the thick of the murder investigation, and the target on her becomes harder to avoid, she has no choice but to face her darkest fears and accept that to overcome the looming threat, she’ll have to embrace the darkest of her powers. Or that death prediction might just come true…

 
Warning: Spook catching: never gets any easier, neither does trying to avoid being killed by a shadowy organization. Always expect the unexpected—dangerous vampires, poltergeists and demon-obsessed freaks. At least the werewolf is pleasurably safe.

Word Count: 95k (Novel)
Genre: Urban Fantasy

Print (COMING June 2014): Samhain Publishing | Amazon | The Book Depository | Amazon UK
 

REVIEWS:
 
"ON PINS AND NEEDLES is a wonderful urban fantasy tale and Sierra Fox is a great series. I strongly urge you to try these books if you haven't already and to get your hands on ON PINS AND NEEDLES as soon as possible if you're all caught up with the series."
—Jenn, Team Tynga's Reviews

"I love this series! I have all three books and they keep getting better and better."
 —Maura, Coffee Time Romance & More

"On Pins and Needles is action packed with suspense, danger constantly lurking and a passion that is just growing... What a way to spend a few hours of escape."
Jo, Joyfully Reviewed

http://www.yolandasfetsos.com/2013/06/the-sierra-fox-blog-book-tour-has.html

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All it takes is one goddess-affiliated demon to seal the deal.

Sierra Fox, Book 4

Sierra Fox knows better than to believe the demon-obsessed freakshow has given up on her. She’s settled into a nice routine of living with her sister, enjoying her relationship with a sexy werewolf, and staying on top of work—and always waiting for the other shoe to drop.

Predictably, things start falling apart as she’s suddenly swamped with surprise visits and unwanted advances, and someone she despises wants her help.

When a spook-catching training session goes horribly wrong, she encounters a man who’s not quite as dead as she’d hoped. Mace is now more than human and still determined to get his hands on her. But not if Sierra accepts the strengthening gifts her grandmother bestowed at her birth.

Having the good guys put a price on her head is enough to ruin anyone’s day, but Sierra refuses to give up or give in. Even if it means exercising the last option on earth she wants. But claiming the ultimate power may not be enough to save the man she loves before his werewolf past destroys him.

Warning: Phantasms, pookas, werewolves, and demons, oh yes! And a spook-catching heroine who must choose to take what’s rightfully hers—even if it means walking the shadows with a demon.
 
Word Count: 94k (Novel)
Genre: Urban Fantasy
 
 
 
REVIEWS:
http://coffeetimeromance.com/CoffeeThoughts/torn-from-shadows-sierra-fox-book-4-by-yolanda-sfetsos/

"Ms. Sfetsos has a unique ability to mix the mystical with reality, strength with vulnerability, and adding a layer of magic all her own. I love Sierra and the world she lives in."
 —Hollie, Coffee Time Romance & More
 

"I’m a huge fan of this series and I highly recommend that you urban fantasy lovers out there give Sfetsos’ writing a chance if you haven’t already dove into her work. The Sierra Fox series is outstanding.  You won’t be sorry."
—Jenn, Team Tynga's Reviews

http://www.yolandasfetsos.com/2014/04/the-sierra-fox-blog-book-tour.html
 
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TIMELINE & BOOK SEQUENCE

A PATCH OF DARKNESS:
Sierra's story starts in late January (Australian summer)

SPLIT AT THE SEAMS:
And picks up again three weeks after Book 1 ended, it's now late February (Still summer)

ON PINS AND NEEDLES:
Five days pass since the end of Book 2, so it's now mid-March (Australian autumn)

TORN FROM THE SHADOWS:
Six months later, it's late September (Australian spring)

A STITCH ON TIME:
 A few days later, early October (Still spring)
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THE WOMEN IN THIS WORLD... 
         (My daughter used CreateShake: Manga Girl to create the above characters.)
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THE CAR
 
Sierra drives a powder blue 1972 Ford ZF Fairlane, which she inherited from her grandfather and often refers to as a "whale of a car".
 
 
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WALLPAPER


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TOY GHOST DANCES TO GHOSTBUSTERS THEME SONG
 
 
Sierra's ringtone is Ghostbusters by Ray Parker Jr.
 
"The ringtone had been Ebony’s idea of a joke."
—Split at the Seams
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SOUNDTRACK FOR EACH BOOK:

A Patch of Darkness: Discovery by Daft Punk
Split at the Seams: The Black Parade by My Chemical Romance
On Pins and Needles: A Beautiful Lie by 30 Seconds to Mars
Torn From the Shadows: Living Things by Linkin Park
A Stitch On Time: Greatest Hits, Volume One: The Singles by The Goo Goo Dolls

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If you'd like to find out more about the series, there are a bunch of guest blog posts and interviews you can read HERE, HERE and HERE.
 

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