Friday 22 April 2016

Book Blitz & Giveaway - Apocalypse Mission by Summer Lane

Bravo: Apocalypse Mission
(Bravo Saga, #1)
Author: Summer Lane
Publication Date: April 22nd, 2016
Genres: Post-Apocalyptic, Young Adult

Book Description:
Civilization, collapsed. Society, gone.

The apocalypse rules all, and mankind struggles for survival.

But there was a dog, and his name was Bravo.
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First, there was the training.

Bravo, a strong and loyal German Shepherd, is born and raised to be a bomb detection dog in the Marines by his handler, Nathan Ingalls. Together, they prepare to become fighters.

After the training, there was the desert.

Deployed to Afghanistan, the brutality of desert warfare shows no mercy to neither man nor dog.

And then, there was the Collapse.

When the apocalypse strikes, Bravo is cruelly torn from his handler in the dying days of society. Bravo fights for survival in the city, longing to be reunited with his handler, his friend.

His journey will take him into the most dangerous parts of the city and country, into the heart of the apocalypse. He will meet new friends, and he will fight for them.

Bravo will not stop until he finds his partner.

This is the story of a dog. This is the story of a hero.

This is the story of Bravo, the bomb dog, and his apocalypse mission.

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Think Like A Dog

The most interesting part of writing Bravo: Apocalypse Mission was being able to look at the apocalypse through the eyes of a dog. What does he see? What does he care about? How does he survive, and more importantly, how does he deal with loss?

I’ve always loved dogs, so it was a great treat to be able to write this story. I had the idea a little over a year ago. Bravo himself was inspired by an offhand comment from a child who had read my books and exclaimed, “You should write about a dog in the apocalypse!” From that comment, I immediately pictured Bravo in my head. And thus he was born! First as a sidekick in The Zero Trilogy, and now as the star of his very own story. I had always wanted to write a story about a dog, and this was my chance.

I think the most challenging thing about getting into the head of a dog is realizing that 1) dogs don’t necessarily have a reason for everything they do. They simply do it because they are creatures of instinct. And 2) a dog can be just as emotional as people when it comes to losing a friend or handler. I had to find a balance between instinct and emotion when it came to writing Bravo’s adventure, and I think I was able to locate the sweet spot and make it work! 

About the Author
Who is Summer Lane?

Summer Lane is the #1 bestselling author of 12 thrilling books, including the phenomenal bestselling Collapse Series, Zero Trilogy and Collapse: The Illustrated Guide. Her newest series, The Bravo Saga, is releasing April 22nd, 2016, and is hotly anticipated in the reading community.

Bravo: Apocalypse Mission is the first installment of the Bravo Saga. It follows the story of a military working dog named Bravo who is separated from his beloved handler when the apocalypse strikes. It is a poignant and thrilling tale of love, loyalty and survival.

Summer also owns WB Publishing and Writing Belle, an online magazine where she has interviewed and worked with countless authors from around the globe.

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  1. Any kind of dog will be my best companion! I don't have a favorite. They're all too good for human.

  2. I think a Saint Bernard would be great - big and cuddly (especially when you have to sleep outdoors) and obviously he'd have the obligatory little barrel filled with alcohol (which would hopefully make me forget I'm in the middle of the apocalypse).

  3. German shepherds give off that 'stay away' vibe, are big, and are pretty protective animals so I'd choose one of them to accompany in the apocalypse!

  4. A husky. They are strong, fast and beautiful.

  5. Labs and golden retrievers would be great, they are brave and loyal!

  6. For me a staffy....loyal to the core...full of devotion....protective....all you you get a whole lot of love and its unconditional

  7. Mine would be a boxer or lab because I just love those dogs.....

  8. My dogs probably bark a bit too much for the apocalypse, but I wouldn't want to be with anyone else at the end of the world. One is a rat terrier and the other is a Chiweenie.

  9. Wolf hybrid....grrrrrrrrrrrr

  10. I would have my female blue Pitbull by my side =)

  11. I love how the story surrounds Bravo and he gets to be the hero, Id have my shih tzu Prince by my side!