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This year, the Book Bloggers’ Novel of the Year Award (BBNYA) is celebrating the 50 books that made it into Round Two (semifinals) with a mini spotlight blitz tour for each title. BBNYA is a yearly competition where book bloggers from all over the world read and score books written by indie authors, ending with 15 finalists and one overall winner.
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Ascension of the Phoenix by Jessica Piro
Published on the 24th of August 2020 – 300 pages – Adult suspense, action, thriller
To rise from ashes, one must be a phoenix.
With her skills in martial arts, detective Leila Wells is considered one of the best cops in New York City because she has apprehended every criminal to cross her path, except for one. And when the serial killer, Bryan Foster, returns, he devastates her world by killing her partner, but oddly leaves her alive. To cope with this extreme loss, she finds release in street fighting. Successes with her fighting partner grant them an invitation to participate in the Rulers of the Realms Fighting Tag Tournament.
As Leila fights, she begins to heal, to accept how things have changed, and to possibly love again, but suspicions mount that the competition isn’t as innocent as it appears while a power rises within her—a dark and angry blaze urging her toward revenge.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR – JESSICA PIRO
Jessica Piro is the author of The Phoenix Trilogy, writes in multiple genres, and is in a wheelchair with Type 1 Diabetes. Her works cater to young adults, new adults, and adults. She graduated from the University of Louisiana at Monroe in 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She lives in Northeast Louisiana with her parents and two brothers.
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