FEATURE AND GIVEAWAY:PRIMAL HEAT BY DONNA GRANT…

FEATURING,bestselling author of Dark, Sexy, Paranormal Romance DONNA GRANT

Donna Grant is the award winning author of more than twenty novels spanning multiple genres of romance – Scottish Medieval, historical, dark fantasy, time travel, erotic, and paranormal.

Donna was born and raised in Texas but loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her throughout the United States as well as to Jamaica and Mexico. Growing up on the Texas/Louisiana border, Donna’s Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” side of life while her Texas roots gave her two-steppin’ and bareback riding.

Her childhood dream was to become a professional ballet dancer and study under the amazing Mikhail Baryshnikov. Though she never got to meet Baryshnikov, she did make it to New York City and performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Later, Donna’s love of the romance genre and the constant stories
running through her head prompted her to sit down and write her first book. Once that book was completed, there was no turning back.

Donna sold her first book in November 2005 while displaced from Hurricane Rita, a storm that destroyed portions of the Texas Gulf Coast. Since then, Donna has sold novels and novellas to both electronic and print publishers. Her books include several complete series such as The Druids Glen, The Shields, The Royal
Chronicles, the Sisters of Magic, and the Dark Sword series.

Despite the deadlines and her voracious reading, Donna still manages to keep up with her two young children, three cats, and one long haired Chihuahua. She’s blessed with a proud, supportive husband who’s learned to cook far more than frozen chicken nuggets.

Visit Donna at: http://www.donnagrant.com

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PRIMAL HEAT

DONNA GRANT

Re-issued novella

Pub. Date: September 2011

Publisher: Donna Grant

Release Date: Oct 2011

BN ID: 2940013348486

SOURCE: Received for review from the author

OVERVIEW

Being an American in Britain isn’t easy. For Krista, its downright hard especially when she’s plagued by erotic dreams that increase as Halloween approaches. So when she’s given a dare by her co-workers to pluck a rose from the most haunted house in Cardiff, she agrees never thinking it would be more than a scare tactic.

As a Tracker, all Orrin wants to do is capture the Were’s before they feed off the people of Cardiff, but when he lands on Earth and discovers the woman he’s been sharing dreams with is there, he can’t help but find her. All he plans to do is talk, but the lust that flares between them leaves no room for talking.

But the Were’s have come for more than food. They’ve come for Krista, to claim her as the mate to their leader. To resist their seduction is futile. Unless a Tracker is involved.

MY THOUGHTS:

PRIMAL HEAT by Donna Grant is an exciting paranormal romance set in Cardiff,Wales,UK and  that will have you turning pages from beginning to end. This is the story of Krista and Orrin. Krista,an American living in Britain,in search of something she doesn’t understand,and she is having erotic dreams of a sexy, handsome, man she can’t see his face,but knows his touch. Orrin Black,is a Tracker from another world who tracks down werewolves befor they can feed on humans. Krista,has “called to” Orrin,neither understands their attraction to each other,but Orrin has been having erotic dreams of Krista also. This is a quick,fast paced paranormal with a bit of sci-fi. A must read to see why Krista and Orrin are “called” to each other. “Primal Heat” is sure to attract any paranormal,sci-fi,and romance readers. Donna Grant has done it again with “Primal Heat”.Received for review from the author.

RATING: 5

REVIEWED BY: April Renn 

***GIVEAWAY***

We are offering  1 lucky commenter winner’s choice of 1 e-book copy  off the following list: (“Highland Fires”,”Highland Magic”,”Dragonfyre”,”Mesmerized”, OR “Forever Mine” )by Donna Grant.Giveaway will run from today October 4 until October 11,2011.You MUST comment in order to win..

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A VISIT AND GIVEAWAY WITH DEBBIE VIGUIE,AUTHOR OF KISS OF THE NIGHT

WELCOME,DEBBIE,TO MY BOOK ADDICTION AND MORE TODAY…

MBA: What made you decide to write “Kiss of Night”if there was a reason?

In high school I read Dracula and loved it.  It really is a groundbreaking book in so many ways.  In college I began to read a lot more vampire fiction and I quickly became frustrated that there were no solid Christian characters represented in that fiction.  Really, there’s a lack of Christian characters in most horror novels and films.  It puzzled me because I had read and loved everything Frank Peretti wrote, particularly This Present Darkness and Piercing the Darkness which dealt with angels and demons and had its fair share of horror.  The Bible is filled with tales of miracles,angels and demons and the supernatural in a real and present way and I  wondered why there wasn’t more Christian fiction that represented fantasy or horror.  Worse, when Christian characters were depicted it was usually in a derogatory way such as people who had lost
their faith.  I decided I wanted to write a Christian vampire novel.  It took years to make this series a reality, but it was worth it.

MBA:  Tell our readers a little about yourself?

I was born and raised in California and have lived in Hawaii and Florida.  I write both secular and Christian fiction and was encouraged to write by my parents and teachers from a young age.  I’m married
to a fantastic man, Scott, and we have a wonderful cat named Schrödinger.  I love Disney parks, travel, and horseback riding.

MBA: How do you feel about e-books vs prints?

I personally prefer to read print books because I spend the vast majority of my day staring at a computer screen.  However, I love the e-book revolution because it has brought greater accessibility and expanded the libraries of consumers without them having to expand their houses.

MBA: If you could change anything in this world what would it be and why?

I would have the United States remember that it is a nation under God.  It devastates me that simple acts of faith that our grandparents took for granted are becoming illegal for us today.

MBA: What advise do you give any aspiring authors?

Three things – 1.  Write a complete book and when you’re done write a second and a third.  The more you
write the better you get.  2.  Learn to have a thick skin when it comes to rejection and criticism.  Embrace every
rejection letter as a stepping stone to an acceptance letter.  3. Network by attending writers’ conferences where you have a chance to meet professionals in the industry and get to know writers, editors, and agents.  It’s a great way to get a foot in the door.

MBA: What do you hope your readers will come away with by reading “Kiss of Night”?

The Kiss trilogy is at its core a redemption story that I hope people can connect with. Honestly, though, I want them to walk away feeling like they’ve been entertained and uplifted all at the same time. I want them to laugh, cry, shudder, and cheer while they’re reading.

MBA: What is on the horizon for you, if you can, give our readers a few tidbits about your future projects?

Besides the next two books in this series I have many other books coming out in the next few years.  I am continuing my Psalm 23 Mysteries series and also am working on several YA fantasy projects.

Hope some or all of these will work if not feel free to let us know.We are again looking forward to this grand adventure.

Visit Debbie at: http://debbieviguie.com

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 KISS OF NIGHT

DEBBIE VIGUIE

  • Publisher:FaithWords (October 7, 2011)
  • Sold by:Hachette Book Group
  • ASIN: B004QZ9PFQ
  • SOURCE:Received for review from the publisher

 

Centuries ago, Raphael was a blasphemous knight who fought in the Crusades purely for his own mercenary benefit, and to satisfy his taste for killing. Now, condemned for his evil passions and hypocrisy, he wanders the earth a vampire, cursed with first-hand knowledge of the supernatural world he once denied existed. The powerful relic he still possesses from his days as a Crusader has been stolen by a rival vampire who has recruited an army of soulless underlings to aid him in spreading evil. At the time he learns this, Raphael has been hunting this vampire for nearly a century, and it seems the final battle is destined to take place in Prague.

For help in this quest, Raphael must enlist the aid of two humans, David and Susan, who suddenly find themselves immersed in a world they never imagined, entangled with supernatural forces they can’t control. Susan, in particular, finds herself conflicted as she struggles with her inexplicable attraction to Raphael. In the end, both Susan and Raphael will be called upon to exercise courage and faith, and in the process, the question What would happen if a vampire truly accepted God? is answered.

 

COMING SOON:

KISS OF REVENGE–2012

KISS OF DEATH–2013

***GIVEAWAY***

Thanks, to Sarah, at Faith Words & Center Street,to are offering 1 print copy of “Kiss of Night” by Debbie Viguie. Giveaway is open to U.S. and Canada residents only. No P.O. Boxes,please. Giveaway will run from today October 3 until October 10,2011.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE !

MY THOUGHTS:

KISS OF NIGHT by Debbie Viguie is an interesting inspirational urban fantasy set in Prague,Europe with a side trip to France. It is the first in “The Kiss” trilogy. It is a unique story of Vampires,and redemption.It has a bit of romance,love,faith,courage,danger,supernatural,folk lore,death,fear,secrets,search for salvation,dark souls,and the need to save Earth from the darkness that may be coming. This is the story of Raphael, Susan, David,and Wendy(Susan’s cousin). Raphael,a blasphemous Knight,who fought in the Crusades,was a mercenary, and condemned to wander the Earth as a Vampire for his hypocrisy and evil passion.Raphael,has been tortured and will be tortured again by one of the evil Vampires Enter,Susan, whose is in Prague,for her grandermother’s funeral. Here is learns her family’s secret,her part in this fight,is hunted by evil Vampires and is enlisted by Raphael to save the world from evil Vampires. So Raphael,enlists Susan and David to help him with his fight against evil and darkness. This is a fast paced,action packed story from beginning to end. The plot is well written with characters are will capture your heart as they learn to love,while their faith blooms. A must read. Any paranormal,urban fantasy,Christian,suspense,mystery,and romance readers will enjoy “Kiss of Night”. It has a lot to offer to any of these readers,while this is an inspirational urban fantasy, it is not “preachy”. “Kiss of Night” is a great beginning to what is to be an awesome trilogy. Received for review from the publisher. Details can be found at Faith Words & Center Street,a division of Hachette Group and My Book Addiction and More.

RATING: 4.5

REVIEWED BY: April Renn

One last note. On Friday, October
7, there is  going be a Twitter party for the book.
Use this for hashtag #kissofnight in all our tweets.
Debbie’s
Twitter handle is @DebbieViguie and ours is @FaithWords

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ONE NIGHT IN LONDON:THE TRUTH ABOUT A DUKE BY CAROLINE LINDEN…REVIEW..

ONE NIGHT IN LONDON:THE TRUTH ABOUT A DUKE

CAROLINE LINDEN

Publisher:Avon (August 30, 2011)

ASIN: B004XVN1D0

Product Description

A bargain that was all business . . . and pure passion.

Neither wealth nor beauty will help Lady Francesca Gordonwin custody of her
young niece Georgina, saving thegirl from a cruel stepmother; she needs London’s
top solicitorfor that. But when Edward de Lacey, son ofthe powerful Duke of
Durham, hires away the one man whocan do the job, Francesca decides
Edwardhimself must champion her case . . . if only she can meltthe dashing
lord’s stony heart.

Edward has reason to be guarded, though. London’s tabloids have just exposed
a secret that could ruin his entire family.When Francesca offers a unique chance
to undo the damage, Edward is forced to agree to a partnership . . .and now,
each moment together feeds the flames ofhis scandalous longing for the
passionate widow. But whenGeorgina disappears, fate will test them both . . .
and leave their love hanging in the balance.

 

MY THOUGHTS:

ONE  NIGHT IN LONDON:THE TRUTH ABOUT ABOUT A DUKE by Caroline Linden is an exciting historical romance set in Regency London. This is the first in “The Truth About A Duke” trilogy.This is the trilogy of three brothers,”Edward the logical, responsible brother; Gerard the independent man of action; and Charlie the enigma”, who find out on their father’s death bed,he had a major secret that could destroy their inheritance and their lives.This is an exciting story one’s need to find her niece and another’s need to find his father’s secrets. When widow Lady Francesca Gordonwin meets Edward de Lacey the son of the Duke of Durham,whe finds more that she bargains for. Not only is Edward but he is handsome,sexy,arrogrant,and determined. Lady Francesca needs Edward to help her find her niece,who is missing.Together,they set out to find her niece,Georgina,and find his dying father’s secret.This story has romance,passion,banter between the hero and heroine,sweet sensuality,suspense,intrigue and of course family. A must read for all historical romance readers.It is a fast paced story with a few twists and turns. Received for review from Net Galley and the publisher. Details can be found at Avon,an imprint of Harper Collins Publishing and My Book Addiction and More.

RATING: 4

REVIEWED BY: April Renn 

 

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FOLLOWING WINNERS:

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2. NA S.

3. MARY C

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DARING BY DEE DAVIS

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2. BARBARA ELNESS

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