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Thursday, 21 July 2016

☀ Soulless: The Immortal Gene Trilogy [1] - Jacinta Maree

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Soulless, a New Adult Dystopian novel by (, Inked Rabbit Publishing, 395 pages).

This is the first book in The Immortal Gene Trilogy series.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and excerpt below.  Read the first four chapters with Amazon Look Inside.

Soulless is FREE on Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owner's Lending Library.

Author Jacinta Maree will be awarding a $50 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts (☀), and reviews (✍).


Synopsis | Teaser | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops

Synopsis

Welcome to Soulless.
We are the generation that laughs at death.

Reincarnation; what was once considered a gift of immortality has become an eternity of nightmares.

Nadia Richards lives in a world plagued by reincarnation, a system of recycling souls where all past memories, personalities and traumatic events are relived daily in disjointed sequences. Trapped within their own warped realities, not even the richest and most powerful are saved from their own minds unraveling. Madness is the new human nature, and civilizations are crumpling beneath themselves trying to outrun it.

Within a society that ignores death, Nadia appears to be the one exception to the reincarnation trap. Born without any reincarnated memories and with printless eyes, the hot tempered 19 year old quickly becomes the ultimate prize to all those wishing to end the vicious cycle, or for some, to ensure they could evade death forever.

Teaser: Excerpt

Book One:


Immortality. What was once a magnificent dream has now become our grim reality. Man no longer fears death; he yearns for it.

In 2016, children began to have dreams of the people they once were. They could remember it all— past friends, family events— with eerily accurate detail. By 2200, entire generations experienced the same, marking that year as the Return, and it was then we realised that reincarnation was more than a belief. Our souls could never leave this earth, and with every return, our minds began to crowd with memories that no longer belonged to us.

With every century that passed, the insanity deepened and drove humanity to the verge of extinction. Countless wars devastated society, leaving the planet and civilization in ruins. The advancement humanity once made came to a halt as the will to better the world became the will just to survive it. A decade after the world wars, a powerful group calling themselves the Elite stepped in to rebuild our depleting race.

During this time, researchers discovered that every soul left a unique mark on the iris, which was carried through to the soul’s next body. To bring back order, a new technology capable of tracking the soul imprint was created, allowing our government to tag, track and control us. For the Elite, the system was perfect. Regardless of where they were reborn, they were returned to their former glory and entitlements. For those who broke the law, death was no longer an escape and they were branded as blacklisted and sentenced to decades of imprisonment.

To slow the insanity, scientists created a serum called the D400 that repressed the memories and personalities of all previous lives. Most of the population survived off small doses, just enough to suppress violent and paranoid behaviours. Those of the lower classes were left to crumble beneath the weight of the disease, becoming crazed husks of humanity called drifters. The Elite thought they had cracked the code to our reincarnation problem and a new norm emerged. That is, of course, until I was born.

You see, I was born without a soul imprint. A defect that has restarted centuries-old wars, but this time nothing can stop the madness from destroying us all.

Soulless
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About the Author

Born in Melbourne Australia, Jacinta Maree considers herself a chocoholic with an obsession with dragons, video gaming and Japan.

She writes a variety of genres including YA paranormal, steampunk, horror, new adult, dystopian and fantasy.

Winner of 2014 Horror of the year and bestselling author, Jacinta writes to bring enjoyment to others while fulfilling her own need to explore the weird and the impossible.

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

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122 comments:

Unknown said...

Heyyy! Thank you SO much for being a part of the tour, I really, really appreciate it. :D

Unknown said...

Sounds like a great read, hope I'll have a chance to read it soon!

Goddess Fish Promotions said...

Thanks for hosting!

CJ said...

I think I am going to LOVE this book. Thank you for sharing the excerpt with us! :)

DanieX said...

I love the cover!! Definitely looming forward to reading this book!!!

Anonymous said...

Sounds very cool!

--Trix

James Robert said...

Wow, cannot believe it is Thursday already. Flying by for me. Have a great day and thanks for the chance to win and the excerpt

Rita Wray said...

I liked the excerpt, thank you.

Victoria Alexander said...

Really great teaser - thanks for sharing!

Anonymous said...

Where do your ideas come from?

Bessamy said...

Awesome excerpt. Thanks so much for the chance!

Cali W. said...

Thanks for the giveaway; I like the excerpt. :)

Unknown said...

Thank you very much, and best of luck!

Unknown said...

Hooray! Thank you, i sincerely hope that you do. The second one is scheduled for release in September and i'm already jumping up and down with excitement.

Unknown said...

The artist is a Sydney girl called Thander Lin, and she is amazingly talented. Won Cover of the Year 2015 with AusRom for it. And thank you, I hope if you do decide to give it a shot that you like it. :D

Unknown said...

Thank you very much Trix!

Unknown said...

Can you believe it's July already as well?!? Well, I guess they do say times flies when you're having fun. Best of luck!

Unknown said...

Thank you very much Rita! :D

Unknown said...

So happy to hear you liked it, thank you for the comment! :D

Unknown said...

Hey Becky!

Thanks for the awesome question, a lot of my ideas stems from what's happening around me. Ive always had a fascination with the afterlife and with the human soul, so it was just a matter of asking the WHAT IF question. In this instance, what if reincarnation was so powerful, it affected everybody?
I love trying to write out philosophical questions and exploring all the different possibilities behind them.

In some cases, like Soulless, the outcome is far darker and intense than I could've predicated.

Unknown said...

Thank you so much, and best of luck!!

Barbra said...

Sounds great. Thanks for the excerpt. :-)

Nikolina said...

This book is "my cup of tea", looking forward to reading it!

Unknown said...

Thank you so much for the comment Barbra!

Unknown said...

Hooray! Thank you so much Nikolina, i hope that you enjoy it if you do end up checking it out! XD

Unknown said...

I am so pleased to hear you liked it, best of luck with the comp!

James Robert said...

Happy Friday! Thank you for the giveaway and chance at winning

Unknown said...

Congrats of the tour and thanks for the chance to win :)

Victoria Alexander said...

You're welcome.

Anonymous said...

What is the hardest thing about writing?

Unknown said...

Thanks for comment James! :D Best of luck!

Unknown said...

Thank you very much, best of the luck with the comp!

Unknown said...

Hey again Becky,

The hardest part to me is the blank page. Sure, there are plenty of difficult things when it comes to writing. Writers block is a famous one, but I found as long as you have something down on the page, at least it's something you can make better.

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Unknown said...

Thanks for the comments James!! :D

Unknown said...

Thank you for sharing this interesting excerpt!

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Hey Dario, thank you for the comment. Best of luck!

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BooksChatter said...

Hi James! Just about to run a post on the second book in this series!
Have a great week end :-)

Flora