September 13, 2017

Masked Blog Tour: Excerpt + Giveaway

MASKED (Superheroes UnderCover #1) 
Author: J.D. Wright 
Release Date: August 15, 2017 
Publisher: Limitless Publishing 
Pages: 217 
Formats: Paperback, eBook 

Find it: Amazon, B&N, TBD, Goodreads 


- Turn 18 (check!)  
- Register super name  
- Order supersuit  
- Attend superhero indoctrination 
- Graduate high school  
- Start kicking criminal tail  

Vada Lawson can’t wait to be a superhero. Born into a family with special powers, she’s been training to fight criminals and villains her whole life. But her indoctrination into the underground super community is derailed when normals start breaking out in superpowers themselves.   

Not trained to control their new abilities, the normals are frightened and vulnerable. Then their mutilated corpses begin turning up all over town. What the heck?   

Somehow, with the help—and hindrance—of an annoying newly-minted super named Orion, Vada has to stop the chaos before it destroys her and everything she holds dear…and ruins her superhero debut.   

No one ever said that being a superhero was easy…
Everyone was already taking seats around the table when Vada entered the kitchen. She sat beside Josh and across from Garret. Their parents were at the opposite ends of the table. Bill cut the roast while Michelle plated the potatoes and carrots.

“It smells great,” Vada said, placing her napkin across her lap. “Did you get it from Lucy’s?”

“Of course,” Michelle replied. “No better place to find pot roast.”

“Or you could make it yourself,” Bill murmured.

The table fell silent for a brief moment before every single person burst into laughter. The last time Michelle had tried to cook anything it had ended with a visit from the fire department and a replacing of almost half the kitchen. It was too bad that no one in the family had a power to extinguish flames.

“Good one, Dad!” Garret exclaimed through his laughter. “Mom can’t cook.”

“I’ll have you know that I once made a perfectly good meal,” Michelle said. “It might have been heated entirely in the microwave, but that still counts, right?”

The laughter continued until nearly everyone was in tears. The food quickly disappeared from the plates and was replaced by seconds. Supers could definitely eat a lot of food, and second helpings were almost a tradition in the Lawson household.

“So,” Bill said, sitting back in his seat. “How is school going, Josh? Ready to give up on college and come work with your old man?”

Josh met Vada’s eyes for a moment, then he cleared his throat. “Nope. Sorry, Dad.”

“You could always go to school part time,” Michelle offered. “I know there are several departments at work that have openings.”

“You do know that this conversation is completely opposite from the ones happening across the street, right?” Josh stabbed at a piece of potato. “Most parents want their children to get an education.”

“Well, I’m sure I don’t need to remind you that we aren’t most families.” Bill straightened up in his seat. “We were gifted these powers, and with that comes the responsibility to use them.”

“I know that, Dad. I just think my contribution to society lies…elsewhere.”

“But maybe if you just—”

“We understand,” Michelle interrupted, hoping to put an end to the argument before it began. “We just want you to know the door is always open, Josh. If you decide to skip a semester or just go to school part time…there are always options. That’s all we will say about it.”

Josh shrugged and took another bite. “What we really should be talking about is Vada. It’s her special day, isn’t it?”
J.D. Wright is a military wife, mother of four, and author of paranormal and fantasy romance books filled with strong-willed heroines, swoon-worthy heroes, and sprinkled with humor and adventure. J.D. creates artistry in many ways, as a baker and cake artist by day and author by night. You can usually find her typing away at the computer or covered in frosting. 

Since discovering she has a knack for writing, J.D. has so far written and self-published eight books of the Everealm and Songs of Everealm Series and is now venturing into the world of paranormal with her new superhero-themed series. She is an avid reader and lover of all things romance so she always includes a good love story in her paranormal and fantasy novels. 

(1) Winner will receive a MASKED Mug and a $10 Amazon GC, International winner will receive a $20 Amazon GC. 

Tour Schedule: 

Week One: 
9/11/2017- Mom with a Reading Problem- Interview 
9/12/2017- Seeing Night Reviews- Review 
9/13/2017- A Dream Within A Dream- Excerpt 
9/14/2017- Book Briefs- Review 
9/15/2017- The Autumn Bookshelf- Interview 

Week Two: 
9/18/2017- Under the Book Cover- Review 
9/19/2017- Wonder Struck- Guest Post 
9/20/2017- Comfort Books- Review 
9/21/2017- BookHounds YA- Interview 
9/22/2017- Reese's Reviews- Review



  1. I would enjoy this book. It looks fast paced.

  2. I love the little bursts of humor scattered throughout! I have a feeling that the author is someone I'd love to hang out with at a bonfire, staying up late and telling stories. Everyone rolling on the floor, laughing (and getting dirty and dusty, but no worries), and learning things that might not have even been real before! I, for example, learned that I need to work on getting myself a supersuit. I might not be 18 anymore, but still.

  3. Congrats on the new book and good luck on the book tour! Also, I enjoyed reading the excerpt! Looking forward to checking out this book!