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Category Archives: Shapeshifter

Romance or fantasy with characters who change species/visible outward appearance. Were-creatures.

Four ways to Spot a Witch by Kryssie Fortune @KryssieFortune #RLFblog #urbanfantasyKryssie Fortune shares four ways to spot a witch.

1. Is the witch female?

Women are easily tempted to sin. Remember Eve and that damn apple? It taunted her from the tree branch while poor, innocent Adam ignored it. Historically, women were seen as morally week. Making a pact with the devil opened up a women’s wildest fantasies. Sometime, when struggling as an uneducated peasant, those fantasies were all she had.

Forget science and facts. Although… Okay, witches and flying go together. Ever wondered why? Most bread in the middle ages was rye bread, but that goes moldy fast. That mold’s interesting. It’s called Ergot. Too much is lethal. Smaller amounts are hallucinogenic and can give the illusion of flying. Most witch suspects were healers or herbalists, and they’d include Ergot in their potions. Rub that potion on your broomstick and straddle it, pre-flight. Middle ages remember. No underwear. Their bare genitals absorbed the potion, making them writhe and contort as it sent orgasm speeding though their body. Afterwards, they would think they’d been flying

2. Does the witch have a pet?

Don’t ever be lonely enough to take in a stray cat or dog, no matter how many purrs or puppy-dog eyes they give you. Witch hunters will claim the Devil sent the pet to her. Some believe the creature can shape shift. Historically witch hunters were warned to be on guard for small snakes, birds, cats, rats, dogs, and griffins. It makes you wonder how many griffins they found.

Pets or familiars didn’t only belong to women. During the English Civil war, Prince Rupert of the Rhine commanded the Cavaliers’ cavalry. By the age of 23, he was an experienced soldier, and everywhere he went, he took his huge white poodle, Boy, with him.

Parliamentarians thought the dog was Prince Rupert’s familiar, or even the Devil in disguise. They even claimed the dog could catch bullets in its mouth. Boy held the rank of Sergeant-major-general. After the cavaliers lost the Battle of Marston Moor, parliamentarians shot Boy, some say with a silver bullet. So, devil’s familiar? Werewolf? Or just a well- loved dog? You decide.

3. Does the witch have a wart?

Women breastfeed babies. Since I can’t find a reference to a female witch catcher, I assume they were male. Men are fascinated with women’s breasts, right? So, if the poor suspect had a third teat somewhere on her body, then that was a secret place for her familiar to suckle. Clearly men are terrified of women, why else would they need a panel of expert females to help find the hidden wart. Or maybe the men didn’t mind looking at the women’s breasts but not at her more private places.

4. Is the witch annoying?

What? Who decides this one? Does she get drunk and dance naked around the village? Some might call that local color. Does she come begging at the manor door? Surely powerful men had a duty to help the poor. Perhaps, if they were powerful, they were also greedy. What better way to not give alms than to out the poor beggar woman as a witch.

Why my interest in witches? Easy, the Tempest, the heroine in my book, Claimed by the Vampire, Seduced by the Werewolf is one. Since she’s scared to touch her powers, she’s not a very good one, but then there’s the exploding cauldron to consider. Or the time an injured vampire crash landed on her carpet. Or the way her demon death spell bounced off a cluster of spider demons. All things considered, she’s probably best leaving her magic alone.

Kryssie Fortune’s Claimed by the Vampire, Seduced by the Werewolf

After seven centuries, Elias, a former Spartan turned vampire, finds his eternal bride.

Seth, Elias’s werewolf half-brother, scents his mate.

Vampire and werewolf loathe each other. The only thing they agree on is that Tempest is their mate–and they’re not sharing.

A prophecy will force Tempest, a twenty-first-century witch, to choose between them. As the half-brothers vie to win her heart, they teach her about spanking, the way pain heightens pleasure, and the joy of multiple orgasms.

A vampire can’t survive without his fated bride. A werewolf dies if he loses his mate. Their future rests in Tempest’s hands. Which one will she choose?

Note: While loosely linked to the Scattered Siblings series, this book may be read as a standalone story.

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Kryssie Fortune writes the sort of hot sexy books she loves to read. If she can sneak a dragon into her paranormal books she will. Her paranormal heroes are muscular werewolves, arrogant Fae, or BDSM loving dragons.

Kryssie likes her contemporary heroes ex-military and dominant. Her heroines are kick ass females who can hold their own against whatever life – or Kryssie – throws at them.

Kryssie’s pet hates are unhappy endings, and a series that end on a cliff hanger.

Her books are all stand-alone even when part of series. Plot always comes before sex, but when her heroines and heroes get together, the sex is explosive and explicit. One review called it downright sensual.

Website http://kryssiefortune.wixsite.com/kryssie
Blog http://kryssiefortune.blogspot.co.uk/
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Drakon's Prey by NJ Walters @njwaltersauthor #RLFblog #PNRWelcome NJ Walters author of Drakon’s Prey, a new Paranormal Romance.

Why did you write this book?

Drakon’s Prey is the second book in the new Blood of the Drakon series. A drakon is the son of a dragon and a human woman. I started this series with the premise of four drakons, all half brothers (same drakon sire, different mothers). They are 4000 years old and they have an enemy who will stop at nothing to capture and control them. Not only do drakons have great wealth, but their blood will cure all disease and prolong the life of the human drinking it. This is Tarrant’s story.

What is your favorite genre to read?

Romance. No surprise there. I love all kinds of romance—paranormal, historical, contemporary, and romantic suspense. I also like nonfiction and tend to read a lot of self help/spiritual books as well.

Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?

That’s a tough one. There are so many. Eve Dallas from J.D. Robb’s In Death series is right up there. She’s tough and smart, but has a tender side, which she shows very reluctantly. I’ve read the entire series and am always waiting for the next book.

What are you working on at the moment?

I’m working on another drakon book for the series.

What books will we see from you in coming months?

Lots happening in the coming months. My new publisher, Entangled, will be rereleasing my entire Samhain Publishing backlist (over 30 books), which was taken down with Samhain Publishing closed. I also have a new drakon book—Drakon’s Plunder—on July 3rd.

I’m thrilled to be part of an incredible anthology—Blue Collar: A Boys Behaving Badly anthology. My story is “Roadside Assistance.” It is available on June 13th, and can be pre-ordered for only 99-cents on Amazon.

The remaining three books in my Dalakis Passion vampire series will be rereleased between now and the end of the year. And there will probably be more.

Please tell us about your latest book.

Valeriya Azarov turned her back on the family business to write and illustrate children’s books. But with a sister who leads the Knights of the Dragon, it’s impossible to get away from the secret society whose mission is to destroy and enslave dragons. When information falls into her hands along with the opportunity to save at least one of the ancient creatures, she can’t turn away any longer.

When a woman moves into the cabin above Tarrant Cooper’s secret underground lair, he’s both suspicious and intrigued. He hasn’t lasted four thousand years being careless, so when he suspects her of being a part of the Knights, the plan is to kidnap her and find out how much the organization knows about him and his brothers.

He’s drawn to Valeriya, but trusting her could get him killed. Even if she’s a pawn in the war between drakons and Knights, giving her his heart would mean forever.

Genre Paranormal Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Publisher https://entangledpublishing.com/drakon-s-prey.html
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Drakons-Prey-Blood-Drakon-Walters-ebook/dp/B06Y13T99M
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NJ Walters is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks—all vie for her attention. It’s a tough life, but someone’s got to live it.

Website http://www.njwalters.com
Blog http://njwalters.blogspot.ca/
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Amazon Author Page http://www.amazon.com/author/njwalters
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Gladiator or warrior posing with shield and sword outdoors ready for battle

Play Is It True with today’s guest Kate Hill, author of Fangs and Fists: Grit, an erotic paranormal. This is a game in which authors answer yes and no questions. They can elaborate on answers as much as they choose.

First, tell us about your book.

Werewolf gladiator Grit faced his own mortality in the arena, only to be resurrected by a demon. Grit now lives a shadowy existence as one of the soulless, remembering only bits and pieces of his former life. Nonetheless, he recognizes evil and knows he must fight for the future of his young son, as well as the rest of the world.

Zari, a vampire warrior, helped Grit escape the tower where he had been imprisoned. She had feelings for Grit when they’d first met, but at the time he had been mated to another wolf. Now that he’s on his own, they’re free to explore their feelings as they fight side by side as part of the rebellion against the demons. In the midst of war, their love grows, but danger is everywhere.

Haylen, the demon who resurrected Grit, offers a bargain that may save or destroy the rebellion. Whatever the outcome, Zari and Grit intend to face it together and explore the once forbidden passion between them.

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Genre: Erotic Paranormal

Now, tell us Yes or No for each answer below. Feel free to explain any (or none) of your answers.

Is it true:

this is your first book?
No. I’ve written well over a hundred novels, novellas and short stories.
this book is part of a series?
Yes. This is the second book in the Fangs and Fists series. In Fangs and Fists, demons have taken over the world. Other paranormal creatures as well as humans are struggling to survive and several have formed a rebellion.
you lost sleep while writing this book?
Yes. I lose sleep with just about every book.
you did research for this book?
Yes. I enjoy reading about and researching the paranormal, so in a way I’ve been researching this book for most of my life. I like to find ways to break tradition when it comes to writing about paranormal creatures.
some characters in this book are not human? (pets for example)
Yes. Most of the characters in this book are not human, or they were human once but have become something more. The series focuses on werewolves, vampires, witches and demons.
this book has more than one genre?
Yes. It’s an erotic romance and a paranormal with some elements of horror and action.
you speak more than one language?
No.
you grew up where you live now?
No, not in this state, but I’ve always lived in New England.
you love to read?
Yes. I love to read many different kinds of books as well as comic books.
you are never late?
No. I’m sometimes late. Every now and then life throws you a curveball.
you love pizza?
Yes. I can eat pizza at any time of the day. I especially love pizza with spinach and feta cheese.
you love sushi?
No. As long as it’s the kind with vegetables only, I’ll eat it, but I don’t crave it.
you have a pet?
Yes. I have two cats and two dogs. I love animals.
Where can we find your book online?
Publisher https://www.changelingpress.com/product.php?&upt=book&ubid=2592

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Always a fan of romance and the paranormal, Kate Hill started writing over twenty years ago for pleasure. Her first story, a short erotic vampire tale, was accepted for publication in 1996. Since then she has sold over one hundred short stories, novellas and novels.

When she’s not working on her books, Kate enjoys reading, working out, spending time with her family and pets and running the Compelling Beasts Blog, dedicated to antagonists, antiheroes and paranormal creatures. She also writes under the name Saloni Quinby.
Website http://www.kate-hill.com
Blog http://www.kate-hill.com/blog
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Twitter http://www.twitter.com/katehillromance
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Facebook http://www.facebook.com/katehillsaloniquinby
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16157.Kate_Hill
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Kate-Hill/e/B002BLS7OW/
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Welcome Shari Elder author of Unnatural Allies, a new Paranormal Romance.

Why did you write this book?

Last year, Evernight published my novel, Shifter Trials. Although I had not planned for it to be part of a series, two of the secondary characters in the book—the wolf beta and heroine’s best friend, and a rat alpha – started bucking for their own story. Then I fell in love with the idea of a love story between a rat and a wolf. I like to push at rules, and this story definitely does that.

What is your favorite genre to read?

I love science fiction, fantasy and paranormal stories, romance and non-romance. I just love to see how writers create new worlds, new rules of engagement, new species, and new cultures. It’s why I write them as well. I also love mysteries. Like romances with their HEAs, mysteries have to tie up the story by the end as well.

Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?

I have to share two, because I always like to have to have a male and a female. The first is Samwise Gamgee from Lord of the Rings. He’s not the hero, yet the final victory (and happy ending) would not have succeeded without him. He’s the best friend, the sidekick, the shadow, on which the hero’s success ultimately rests. He’s a unique character, often overlooked, because his evolution is to become his best self, beyond what he thought he could be. And he gets the girl in the end.

The second is Ms.Jane Marple, because I adore the quiet, older character that everyone ignores. Yet it she who sees and hears everything, and ultimately is the only one who can figure it out. Reliable, loyal and kind, with depth and intelligence that comes out quietly in the acts of day to day life. Like Sam.

What are you working on at the moment?

I am working on a science fiction romance novel called the Scent of Memory, which is book 2 in my Green Rising Series. In this novel, a rebel computer genius is reunited with her fiancée, who she believed to be dead from a mining accident. Instead, he was rebuilt as a cyborg and had his memories wiped.

What books will we see from you in coming months?

In addition, to the Scent of Memory, I am also working on book 3 in Shifting Alliances, where shifters continue their battle against the fae (see blurb below). In this novel, a cougar shifter and a fae man find love. I also plan to write a holiday hannukah story.

Please tell us about your latest book.

Genre: Paranormal Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
A World in Transition

Violent fae encroachment on shifter land is heating up. With death tolls rising, the impossible becomes necessary – an alliance among predator and prey shifters.

An Inconceivable Love

Nicca Baron, lone wolf and wolf clan beta, finds herself under the command of Evan Grant, the rat alpha. In different circumstances, he’d be dinner. Or so her wolf keeps reminding her. Evan proves to be a perceptive leader, a skilled fighter and irresistible to her lonely heart.

To rule the rats, you have to rule the pack. Evan is a whiz at managing people and groups. Until he finds himself leading a mission made up of every single large animal that thrives on rat flesh. And not the kind between his legs. The only bright light is Nicca. Her storm gray eyes miss nothing, her brilliant mind comprehends everything and her succulent curves offer the perfect place for a rat to nestle.

An Impossible Future

In each other’s arms, Nicca and Evan discover love and a new perspective in an off-kilter world. But a wolf cannot mate with a rat, no matter the strength of the human attraction.

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0718ZTNFY/
Evernight Publishing: http://www.evernightpublishing.com/unnatural-allies-by-shari-elder/
Bookstrand: http://www.bookstrand.com/unnatural-allies-mf

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Hello, I’m Shari. By day, I crawl out of bed, mainline coffee, walk the dog, get my kid off to school, hop on the metro, and save cities within the four walls of my office. Usually by email.

At night, the other Shari emerges. I take off the suit, curl up on the couch and let my imagination play, with words and images until stories take shape (while periodically checking on my teen-ager, hiding out in the bedroom and plotting world domination with her furry minions). As my alter ego, I save cities in a cape and spangled tights, wander space and time on a surfboard, fly over the Himalayas on feathered wings, make six-toed footprints in indigo talc snow on the sixth planet in the Andromeda galaxy or eavesdrop on Olympian gods while pretending to whip up a bowl of ambrosia. In all these wondrous worlds, romance and passion blossom. I can’t resist a happy ending. And I am particularly prone to writing happy endings for those who have given up on ever getting one.

Website http://sharielder.com
Blog http://sharielder.com/blog-2
Twitter http://twitter.com/ShariElderBooks
Facebook http://facebook.com/ShariElderStories/
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Amazon Author Page https://amazon.com/Shari-Elder/e/B01IMME7K6/
Newsletter http://sharielder.com/blog-2 (sign up on my blog)

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USA Today bestselling author Lisa Carlisle loves stories with dark, brooding heroes and independent heroines. She’s honored to be a multi-published author writing in different genres since she’s wanted to be a writer since the sixth grade.  For much of her professional career, she’s written non-fiction — but she’s discovered writing romance is the most fun. Her romances have been named Top Picks at Night Owl Reviews and All Romance Ebooks.
When she was younger, she worked in a variety of jobs, moving to various countries. She was deployed to Okinawa, Japan, while in the military; backpacked alone through Europe;  and lived in Paris before returning to the U.S. She owned a bookstore for a few years as she loves to read. She’s now married to a fantastic man, and they have two kids, two kittens, and too many fish.

Interview with Lisa Carlisle

Why did you write this book?
I’ve always had a thing for gargoyles. I envisioned writing a story about five statues; the story begins when one begins to move. That story bloomed into a much larger world—one on a mystical Scottish island with five gargoyle shifter brothers. I wrote the first book, Knights of Stone: Mason, and was thrilled and surprised when readers asked for more. Of course, I was happy to comply and ideas began spinning for each brother. Bryce is the second oldest brother and the beta of the gargoyle clan. He’s content as his role as second—until he meets Mairi and his entire world changes.
What is your favorite genre to read?
I enjoy reading romance, mysteries, and nonfiction, but the last year I’ve read many shifter romances.
Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?
I’m drawn to dark, brooding characters, like Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights, or Snape in the Harry Potter books.
What are you working on at the moment, and will see from you in coming months?
For 2016, my main focus is on stories for each brother in the Knights of Stone, but I’m also working on other paranormal and military romances. I’m also in three upcoming, multi-author boxed sets.
Please tell us about your latest book.
What happens when love interferes with plans, during the most unfortunate of times?
Gargoyle shifter, and the last of her clan, Mairi, is running for her life, desperate to keep hidden. When she spots two winged creatures flying high above her in the Highlands of Scotland, she momentarily panics, thinking they’re the same beasts who murdered her family along with her entire clan. Realizing they’re gargoyles like her, she takes flight and discreetly follows them to an island.
Bryce, beta of his clan and drummer for the Knights of Stone, senses something is amiss on the Isle of Stone. At first, he believes he’s merely discomfited by the rumors of atrocities occurring in the Highlands. However, he discovers an intruder on the magically-concealed island home. Once he ascertains that the flame-haired beauty is the sole survivor of a traumatizing attack, he returns to the Highlands to warn his former clan.
Somewhere between cautioning the clan and realizing the necessity of destroying the beasts that threaten them all, Mairi and Bryce discover an attraction that quickly evolves into a consuming passion. A problem even greater than the murderous fiends becomes apparent – the love they share may not survive the battle.
For a unique shifter romance series with hot men in kilts, read about the brothers in the Knights of Stone today!

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Title Knights of Stone: Bryce
Genre Paranormal / shapeshifter romance
Author Lisa Carlisle
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

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Today’s featured book is Alpha Awakened by Jocelyn Dex.

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Title Alpha Awakened
Genre Paranormal Romance, Shifter Romance
Author Jocelyn Dex
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Hale, a fox shifter, hates everyone and everything,
especially himself. He’s an angry, bitter, mentally unstable drunk who blames
himself for his mate’s death. Not being able to tolerate being in the presence
of female fox shifters, uncontrollable rage erupts when he meets Hope, and he’s
torn between killing her and kissing her.
Hope knows she has to have Hale the second he steps inside
her shop. The fox inside her comes to life and demands to be claimed. Even
though Hale is vulgar, volatile, and threatens her at every turn, she wants to
ease his pain, bring joy back into his life, and make him hers.
Can Hope break through Hale’s walls and awaken the alpha
within, or will Hale finally scare her away for good?

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Jocelyn was born in Iowa and currently resides in hot-as-hell Texas. She shares her home with her very own 6’4″ alpha male and varying numbers of spoiled cats and dogs. Jocelyn writes paranormal and contemporary romances that include humor, lust, love, and four-letter words on the way to a Happily-Ever-After.

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Cover Love includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the author. Today’s featured book is Wolf on a Mission by N.J. Walters.

About the Book

Title Wolf on a Mission
Genre Paranormal Romance
Author N.J. Walters
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
When love runs wild, there are no limits.
Salvation Pack, Book 6
Full-blooded werewolf Elias Gallagher, sole guardian of his half-breed teenage nephews, is all too aware that the world is not a safe place for a werewolf on his own. Doubly so for half-breeds.
He brings his nephews to North Carolina to check out the Salvation Pack’s openness to half-breeds. He never expected to find a mate—the fully human mother of a young boy—while there.
After enduring one tragedy after another over the past two years, Sue Walsh is focused solely on earning a living and raising her five-year-old son. With her ex suddenly demanding custody, the last complication she wants or needs is an attraction to a ruggedly handsome stranger.
But the sexual pull between them is too strong to be denied. And when there’s trouble with the local hunters, Elias will do whatever it takes to protect the people he loves. Even if it means revealing his biggest secret.

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N.J. Walters is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks—all vie for her attention. It’s a tough life, but someone’s got to live it.

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Cover Love includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social
media contacts for the author. Today’s featured book is Wolf’s Blade by Clare
Dargin.

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Title Wolf’s Blade
Genre Paranormal, Contemporary, Erotic, Shifter, Romance
Author Clare Dargin
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Samantha Dixon rescues a wounded wolf shifter in the woods
near her home … and unwittingly gets drawn into a dangerous game of cat and
mouse with a murderer. Callum Blake is on the trail of an evil man who would be
king of all wolf kind, no matter the cost … it’s up to Callum to stop him. How
can Callum fulfill his duty to protect his pack and save the woman who is
destined to be his mate?

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the Author

Clare Dargin is a multi-published romance author. She has
written for several publishers in different genres, including erotic romance,
military romance, contemporary, paranormal, and sci-fi. She lives in the
mid-west, and when not surfing the web, she is hard at work writing her next
romance novel. You can find her on Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and Amazon.

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Diane Saxon author of Banshee Seduction, Montgomery’s Sin
Book 1 answers five easy questions to help readers get to know her better.

Author Bio

Diane Saxon lives in the Shropshire countryside with her tall, dark, handsome husband, two gorgeous daughters, a Dalmatian, one-eyed kitten, ginger cat, six chickens and a lazy black Labrador puppy called Beau – a name she stole for her hero in For Heaven’s Cakes.After
working for years in a demanding job, on-call and travelling great distances,
Diane gave it all up when her husband said “follow that dream”.
Having
been hidden all too long, her characters have burst forth demanding plot lines
of their own and she’s found the more she lets them, the more they’re inclined
to run wild.
What’s your favorite down-home
family style meal?
Although I’ve lived abroad for much of my young life and
still love to travel, there is nothing finer than a good old fashioned English
Sunday roast. A rib of beef, pink in the middle, Yorkshire pudding, roast
potatoes (crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle), leeks in cheese sauce,
carrots and broccoli with a good, savory gravy
What is your go-to meal
when you dine out?
I love food. I’m no connoisseur, but I would far rather have
a little bit of something really delicious than a whole heap of something just
for the sake of eating.
If I’m given the choice when dining out, I will always
choose an Italian restaurant. I find it very difficult to choose, but I love a
tasty seafood risotto or a creamy tagliatelli.
Tell us about your
favorite toy as a child.
I still have my favorite toy. It’s tucked away in one of my
underwear drawers, so delicate now that I very rarely touch it. But, it’s
there, never to be thrown out. Threadbare and floppy, my little lambie has been
with me since I was probably four or five. It’s been all over the world with
me. Drowned in brandy on our return home from Germany, a straw filled toy, it
would never have survived if my Grandma hadn’t insisted on washing, washing,
washing it. I still fancy I can smell alcohol on it now. With both eyes
missing, a broken leg and the stitching gone from its mouth and nose, it’s
still one of my most precious possessions.
What are your hobbies?
Reading, writing, walking my Dalmatian and black Labrador for
miles, snorkeling and holidaying.
What kinds of things do
you read when you’re researching a new book?
It depends on what kind of book I’m writing. When I wrote my
sci-fi, Short Circuit Time, I spent a lot of research time reading Steven
Hawkins. For my upcoming book later this year, I’ve trawled the internet for
information on Black Hawk helicopters, their pilots and training.
For Banshee Seduction, it was less reading but I had great
fun talking to a football agent, discussing game play with him and his football
friend, researching game-play, watching clips of games – it was no hardship,
really.

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Banshee Seduction, Montgomery’s Sin Book 1
Fantasy, Shapeshifter
Diane Saxon
Book Rating R
Sweet, shy librarian Ginny has a problem. Whenever passion strikes, so
do the weeping, wailing voices in her head. Being half banshee, she’s already
run screaming from the underworld and her female relatives, believing love will
find a way with patience and faith on planet Earth.
The trouble is, humans just aren’t man enough, and every time Ginny
shows interest in a male, she makes him bleed. It’s going to take more than
just a simple human being to get past Ginny’s defences.
Matthew, “The Dane,” fullback for the New York Chameleons, knows the
moment he meets the little fireball that she’s his mate. For two hundred years
he and his dragon have waited for a female capable of setting their world on
fire. Problem is, he doesn’t seem to be able to stop her from going up in
flames long enough to prove he’s more than man enough for her screaming
banshee.
Will Matt ever be able to convince Ginny she’s his mate? And will Ginny
get Matt alone long enough to let him appreciate her pyrotechnics?

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This quick interview includes info about the author, and
introduces the story.

About the Author

Lisa Carlisle is a USA Today Bestselling author of romance
and suspense. She loves stories with dark, brooding heroes and independent,
caring heroines. Lisa feels very honored to be a multi-published author since
she’s wanted to write since the sixth grade. Her travels have provided her with
inspiration for various settings in her novels. She backpacked alone through
Europe, and lived in Paris before returning to the U.S. Now she lives in New
England with her husband, two children, a cat, and many fish.

Interview with Lisa Carlisle

Why did you write
this book?
Dark Stranger is part three in the Chateau Seductions
trilogy. The manager of the art colony is a loyal companion to the owner of the
chateau, Antoine. Since Cameron was first introduced in book 1, Dark Velvet, I
knew he deserved his own story. How did he end up working for a supernatural
being on a remote island when he is human? How does he feel about the
isolation?
With the wolf shifters coming to the island and his wariness
of shifters from an earlier altercation, I wanted to see what would happen with
him paired up with one of them. And oh my, the forbidden attraction is hot!
Especially when Nadya resists the idea of her mate being human.
What is your favorite
genre to read?
Paranormal romance, especially shifter romance at the
moment.
Who is your favorite
character from fiction (not including your own)?
I’m a sucker for dark, brooding characters. My favorites are
Dracula and Heathcliff, and if we’re including movies, Darth Vader. I’ve always
had a bit of an obsession with him.
What are you working
on at the moment, and will see from you in coming months?
I’m finishing up a short story with one of the characters
from the Chateau Seductions series. Also, I’ve started book two in the Highland
Gargoyles series, the follow up to Knights of Stone.
Please tell us about
your latest book.
Dark Stranger is part 3 of the Chateau Seductions trilogy
Wolf shifters come to Chateau
seeking a missing pack member. During an altercation, Cameron Stevens, the
manager of the art colony, is separated from the others. He ends up alone with
Nadya, one of the female shifters.
Together, in the forests of DeRoche
Island, they struggle against conflicting feelings. In addition to battling
each other as well as their mistrust, they fight a powerful, inexplicable
attraction to one another—one that leaves them irrevocably entwined.
They’re mates? Cameron can’t
comprehend or accept such a thing is possible. They’re two different species
and their worlds don’t mesh. He can’t fight the heated desire burning between
them and her touch is impossible to resist. His heart and mind aren’t on the
same page where she’s concerned. One thing is certain—Nadya is stamped on both.
Paranormal, Erotic Romance
Shifters, vampires, gargoyles

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Title Dark Stranger
Genre Paranormal romance
Author Lisa Carlisle
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

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