Blog Tour Stop for The Yellow Hoods by Adam Dreece with Excerpt and Giveaway


Today’s stop is for Adam Dreece’s The Yellow Hoods Series. We will have info about the book and author, plus a great giveaway. Make sure to check everything out and enter the giveaway.

Happy Reading :) 




Along Came a Wolf


Gripping adventure, brilliant inventions, and splash of humor.
Steampunk meets Fairy tale.
"...intriguing contraptions, appealing characters, snide villains, humor, and an exciting story." — Kirkus Reviews
"Dreece has crafted a tale with elements to delight the child in all of us, and intrigue the most creative adult mind." — Author J.K.Norry
Tee, Elly, and Richy peaceful little world is shattered when they become entangled in a plot to steal the world's first steam engine plans from master inventor, Nikolas Klaus. Will Klaus' ties to the secret society known as the Tub (lead by a butcher, baker, and candlestick maker) be their undoing? Or will they live on to become legends?
The series grows in intensity as it goes and uses humor along the way. It has strong female characters, no graphic violence, no sexual content, and is loved by kids aged 9-15 and adults (written for both audiences). Loved by fans of Percy Jackson, Harry Potter, and Ranger's Apprentice.
Awards and Accolades:
-Book 1 - Finalist for IAN's Book of the Year 2015 in Young Adult -Book 1 - Honorable Mention by Reader's Favorite for their 2016 award for grades 4-6 Book 1 - Calgary Herald best-sellers '14, '15Amazon #1 Best Seller in Steampunk, Fairy Tale
Buy Links
Amazon *** Kobo *** B&N *** Apple *** GooglePlay *** Smashwords

BreadCrumb Trail
"A powerhouse of young adult fiction" - In an act of desperation, Maxwell Watt entrusts his son to smuggle the completed steam engine to Nikolas Klaus, a master inventor in another kingdom. When the nefarious secret society, the Fare, learns the game-changing invention’s plans are en route, they accelerate their own scheme to neutralize to reclaim control over the kingdoms. Meanwhile, after a decade of relative tranquility in Mineau, local children have started to go missing—again. Captain Archambault suspects the return of the disturbing and depraved Ginger Lady. With the help of Tee, Elly, and Richy—the Yellow Hoods—the search is on to find the missing children before it is too late. What is the secret that ties one of the Yellow Hoods to the Ginger Lady? Who are the Red Hoods?
Buy Links
Amazon *** Kobo *** B&N *** Apple *** GooglePlay *** Smashwords

All the King's Men
"Truly masterful storytelling" -
More than a hundred years ago, a king declared that all geniuses, scientists and inventors were abominations, save for those willing to become his Conventioneers. His edict spread like wildfire through the kingdoms, and drove the hunted into the arms of the secret societies, the Tub and the Fare.
Decades later, having taken control of the remains of the crushed Fare, a young Marcus Pieman follows up on rumors of a homeless, teenage Abominator in his city. When the scared Nikolas Klaus looked up at Marcus for the first time, a tremendous bond was forged.
A betrayal leads Tee to a showdown with her greatest foe. Who breaks and who lays bleeding in the middle of nowhere?
And Mounira learns the truth about the once great inventor, Christophe Creangle.
Buy Links
Amazon *** Kobo *** B&N *** Apple *** GooglePlay *** Smashwords

Beauties of the Beast
The Lady in Red’s revenge against the Piemans is nearly complete, and soon there will be no one to stop her. She’s ready for anything, except for the return of her long dead son. But is it really him? Tee watches as the airships rain down fiery destruction. She adjusts the rocket-pack’s leather straps and glances over her shoulder. Her friends might never forgive her, but she can’t stand idly by any longer. In a blink, she’s thrown into the air. Then, the unthinkable happens—the rocket-pack comes off. Who’s the new Yellow Hood? Who dies? And are the Piemans really down for the count? Beauties of the Beast continues the thrilling ride from All the King’s-Men and will have you punching the air with joy and biting your nails in angst.
Buy Links
Amazon *** Kobo *** B&N *** Apple *** GooglePlay *** Smashwords

The Day the Sky Fell
The gripping adventure continues in this international best-selling Steampunk meets Fairy tale series!
As the shepherd watched the aerial bombardment of his village, he had no idea it would lead him to tip the scales in the war between Marcus Pieman and the Lady in Red.
Meanwhile, the Yellow Hoods, along with the meager remains of the Tub, race to rescue Nikolas Klaus before it's too late. Who will betray them, and who will be murdered?
The Day the Sky Fell picks up where Beauties of the Beast left off, and brings an epic finale to the series. But is this truly the end of the Yellow Hoods? Find out!
Buy Links
Amazon *** Kobo *** B&N *** Apple *** GooglePlay *** Smashwords
Previously In The Yellow Hoods (Books 1-4)
We last left the Yellow Hoods (Tee, Elly, Richy, and Mounira) at the ruins of Kar’m, a secret base for inventors and rebels under the leadership of Christina Creangle. Caterina, also known as the Lady in Red and the Regent Catherine, had sent her ground forces and Skyfaller airships to attack, aided by secret agents of the Fare loyal to her. The Yellow Hoods, with the help of Bakon and Egelina-Marie, as well as fellow inventive teen, Alex, brought down the Skyfallers before all was lost. Tee’s grandfather, Sam Baker (the Baker), and Elly’s grandmother, Eleanor DeBoeuf senior (the Butcher), made a desperate deal with the Moufan-Men to repel Caterina’s ground forces, saving many lives but at a cost of dissolving their secret society, the Tub. Marcus Pieman, who had been captured by Caterina (along with Tee’s other grandfather, Nikolas Klaus) at the end of Book 3, has avoided execution at Caterina’s hand and has played the Great Game masterfully. Now, his guilt or innocence for crimes against his fellow continental leaders will be determined at the first Trial by Royals in more than a century. And Nikolas Klaus, is being held in Relna’s keep in the kingdom of Belnia as a political prisoner tied to the Trial by Royals and Marcus’ fate.
Adam Dreece kicked off his indie author career with his best-selling steampunk meets fairy tale series, The Yellow Hoods, which struck a chord with kids 9-15 and adults. After four books in the series, the former software architect put out two more young adult books, the post-apocalyptic fantasy book The Wizard Killer – Season One, and then his science fiction novel, The Man of Cloud 9. The first two novels in The Yellow Hoods series, as well as The Wizard Killer, have been finalists for Book of the Year awards from the Independent Author’s Network.
When he’s not working on his next book, Adam can be found giving talks at schools, libraries, associations, as well as comic-con type events like CalgaryExpo and FanExpoCanada on subjects from how to get one’s ideas out and stepping outside of one’s comfort zone, to how to give a successful book signing.
Along the way, Adam has faced many challenges, including working around his Dyslexia (reading and writing disorder), and needing to be ruthless with his time and energy in face of his severe asthma and chronic abdominal scar pain. He’s become an inspiration to some, and a symbol of tenacious hard work to others.
He lives in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with his wife and children. He is an active online mentor at, and is a busy public speaker, panelist, and author in Canada and the Pacific Northwest.

Website *** Newsletter *** Facebook *** Facebook Author Page *** Twitter

Instagram *** Youtube *** Goodreads *** Amazon




a Rafflecopter giveaway





apr 7- kickoff at The Silver Dagger Scriptorium

apr 7- Books Dreams Life

apr 10- Tea Party Princess – GUEST POST

apr 10- Laura's Interests – GUEST POST

apr 11- Angels With Attitudes Book Reviews

apr 12- SnoopyDoo's Book Reviews

apr 12- The Book Town

apr 13- Lucky 13 Book Reviews and News

apr 13- Teatime and Books

apr 14- Rainne's Ramblings – GUEST POST

apr 14- Bound 2 Escape

apr 17- The Avid Reader

apr 17- Lisa-Queen of Random

apr 18- The Authors Blog

apr 18- The Blackwood Blog

apr 19- Julayn Adams Books and Reviews

apr 19- Random Thoughts From a Tech Nerd

apr 20- A Mama's Corner of the World

apr 20- Turning Another Page

apr 21- Laurie's Thoughts and Reviews

apr 21- Tales of A Wanna-Be SuperHero Mom

apr 24- Yah gotta read this

apr 24- Sapphyria's Book Reviews

apr 25- Shh, I am Reading

apr 25- The Reading Spot

apr 26- The Bookworm Chronicles

apr 26- Jazzy Book Reviews

apr 27-

apr 27- Just a Little R&R

apr 28- Queen of All She Reads

apr 28- Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer

may 1- Sour Puss Reviews

may 1- Stormy Nights Reviewing & Bloggin'

may 2- Celticlady's Reviews

may 2- Traci Hayden

may 3- Triquetra Reviews

may 3- Mommabears Book Blog

may 4- The Bewitched Reader

may 4- Mello & June

may 5- Anna Del C Dye