The Agents Round of Pitch Wars is live TODAY! Competing are members of Team Ninja.
See their pitches and travel to the blogs for excerpts. Please help cheer them on!
MENTEE: Nancy S. Goodman
TITLE: PASSION OF THE DUKE
CATEGORY/GENRE: Adult Historical Romance
WORD COUNT: 94,000
After Lady Victoria’s abusive, opium addicted father scars her face, she must brave the ridicule of society. An encounter with Tristan, Duke of Avery, proves that not all men would judge her on looks alone. Yet, Tristan possesses his own dark secrets after the death of his family. They must overcome their inner demons and her father’s plot to destroy their love, if they are to find a chance at happiness.
ALTERNATE: Cheyenne Campbell
TITLE: A BREATH OF SILVER
CATEGORY/GENRE: YA/NA Fantasy (time-travel)
WORD COUNT: 100,000
In 2165, when historian Bryn MacBride uncovers a conspiracy regarding her idyllic town’s dark past, she seeks help through the forgotten London Underground. Outside Cimmeria for the first time, she emerges in 1692. In the Scottish Highlands, her ancestors wield ley lines, and a link between the Glencoe Massacre and Cimmeria’s origins. To return with help, Bryn must untangle her history — and relinquish her newfound freedom.
CATEGORY/GENRE: Contemporary Fantasy
WORD COUNT: 89,000
Una’s sick of being someone else’s magical battery pack. Fighting both her mother’s powerful hexes and her abusive fiancé, Una will do whatever it takes to be free—even accept the unlikely help of Tom, her mother’s bounty hunter.
Good luck Team Ninja!