Monday, November 25, 2013

Blurb Blitz: One Bite by Jennifer Blackstream


One Bite by Jennifer Blackstream

Seven dwarves. A poison apple. A glass coffin. It's a strange and terrifying world when events can take a turn for better or for worse with just...One Bite.

Irina is determined to continue her fight for freedom. Freedom for her from her evil sorceress stepmother, and freedom for every faction in the kingdom of Dacia. Unfortunately, her stepmother isn’t about to let that happen and she’s got a poisoned apple and a glass coffin with Irina’s name on them…

Kirill is a vampire prince determined to be a vampire king. Unfortunately, his vampiric father has no intentions of vacating the throne anytime soon and the prophecy Kirill found hinting at a “Great New Kingdom” is proving tricky to translate. It doesn’t help that the beautiful woman he found unconscious in the woods seems determined to undermine his authority at every turn. He’d kill her himself if she didn’t have the strangest gift for soothing his bloodthirsty spirit.

Even an undead mastermind can’t foresee everything. Seven dwarves. A poison apple. A glass coffin. It’s a strange and terrifying world when events can take a turn for the better or worse with just…One Bite.

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Excerpt:
The beginning of realization dawned on her face and her jaw dropped slightly. “You aren’t thinking of biting me, are you?”

“Eventually, yes,” Kirill agreed. He fixed her with the full intensity of his gaze, stopping just short of pushing his powers on her. Irina had so much spirit, so much fire. How much sweeter would his victory be if she succumbed to him willingly? He stepped forward again, keeping his movements calm and slow, maintaining her dagger in his peripheral vision. “But first, I would like to kiss you again. You have a most exquisite taste, you know.” He stared at her mouth. “Such tender red lips to speak such blasphemous words. And surely we could find a better use for that wicked tongue of yours?”

Murder glowed in her eyes like an ethereal light, but the unmistakable scent of arousal filled the air. Her heart pounded and just the hint of a blush colored her delicate cheeks. Oh, she wanted him. But she was going to fight it. How delightful.

“You—you—you,” she sputtered.

“Irina, you stormed up to my castle and demanded entry. I don’t know how you charmed the guards, but you made your way into my chambers easily enough. You stood here, in my personal space, and challenged me, got my blood…rather hot.” He let his voice grow deeper with each word, measuring her increased heart rate, the flutter of her pulse in her neck. He took another step forward, slowly. “I have been very agreeable, Irina, and I look forward to our…arrangement.” Dragging his gaze up and down her body, he took extra time admiring the soft swell of her hips and breasts before fixing on her face again. Her lips had parted slightly and her chest rose and fell more rapidly than before. “Irina,” he whispered, taking another step. “I am so very hungry…”

AUTHOR Bio and Links:
Jennifer Blackstream is a psychology enthusiast with both a B.A. and M.A. in Psychology. Her fascination with the human mind is most appeased through the study of mythology and folklore as well as all of Terry Pratchett’s novels.

Jennifer enjoys listening to Alice Cooper, trying new recipes (to which she will add garlic whether it calls for it or not), watching television with her family, and playing with her woefully intelligent four year old son.

Jennifer spends most of her time drinking coffee from her X-Men mug and desperately trying to get all her ideas written down before her toddler can find that all magical button on her laptop to make all her work vanish.

Author web links: (web, blog, twitter, facebook, goodreads, etc)
Website: http://www.jenniferblackstream.com/
Mailing List: http://www.jenniferblackstream.com/contact-me.php
Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6153605.Jennifer_Blackstream
Blog: http://thebrimstonepub.com/

Giveaway: 
Jennifer will be awarding one eCopy of Before Midnight (book one in the series) to a randomly drawn commenter at each stop and a Grand Prize of a $25 Amazon or Barnes & Noble GC to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour.

Follow the tour and comment! The more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates can be found here.


15 comments:

  1. I love a good retelling of fairy tales and this seems to a really good twist on one.

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  2. The cover looks so awesome cannot wait to read the book. josephhawkshaw@yahoo.com

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  3. I'm looking forward to reading this book. It sounds great and I love the twist with the Snow White fairy tale. Thanks

    lorih824 at yahoo dot com

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  4. Another great excerpt. Love it.

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  5. Thank you so much for hosting One Bite. Twisting fairy tales is an absolute blast, and Kirill was such a delightful pain in the neck (excuse the vampire humor). I'd be happy to answer any questions anyone might have, just fire away :)

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  6. Um, *yes*! I am in love with this novel already! ;-)

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  7. It sounds like vampires meet Snow White. Interesting! Are you watching these TV shows about fairy tales--Grimm, Once, etc.?
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

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  8. I like the way you have up-graded Snow White. I know that i am going to enjoy this NEW SNOW WHITE

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  9. Thanks for sharing! I love fairy-tale retellings and this one sounds so completely original! Thanks for sharing!

    andralynn7 AT gmail DOT com

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  10. Wow, what an interesting twist on a popular fairy tale! Thank you for the excerpt and the giveaway and good luck with the release!

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  11. Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    Sounds like a really good read!!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  12. Love the excerpt, thank you.

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  13. Interesting excerpt

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  14. Cant wait to get my hands on this its my number one must have read thank you for the chance .
    flanagan@mebtel.net

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