It’s Wicked Wednesday and author Rhonda Print is here to talk about her vampires and her book Nightwalker! Please give her a warm welcome!
So what does paranormal romance, vampires, shapeshifters and witches have to do with Christmas?
Let’s start with romance. Can there be a more passionate love than one that lasts an eternity? When the very reason you refrain from walking into the sunlight has to live with the fact that you survive on human blood and die at daybreak, yet loves to anyway? Isn’t that what love is all about? Loving each other in spite of our differences.
Christmas starts earlier every year. Decorations start popping up right after Halloween and canned holiday music fills the stores before you’ve carved the Thanksgiving turkey.
Don’t get me wrong, I love the holidays! One of my three trees is already up and decorated. (Okay, so it’s a Charlie Brown Christmas tree that sits atop a table, but it still counts!) I love everything about the season; the midnight Black Friday shopping spree, the tangled lights, the noise, music and especially the movies. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation about sums it up for me! 😀 Christmas doesn’t officially start around my house until I’ve heard Bing Crosby sing White Christmas!
Yet amid all the chaos, sometimes you begin to think ‘Die Hard’ is the best holiday movie ever made. That’s when you realize it’s time to take a break! Its’ cold outside, (sometimes inside too) you have the holiday candles lying about and the fireplace cranked up. It’s a great time to grab a good book.
May I suggest Nightwalker, A Leah Wolfe SINS Novel?
Leah Wolfe has retired from serious police work in favor of seeking a normal life. Her unique, yet not fully discovered supernatural abilities allow her to speak to the souls of the dead, providing vital information in the search for their killers. Her abilities have also cost her almost everyone she has ever loved including her mother, who abandoned her to fend for herself on the streets, and, most recently, her ex-fiance Joaquin Wildhorse, Chief Detective of the Native American Reservation Police Department. But when Joaquin’s new lover is found brutally murdered on the reservation, he turns to Leah for help. The hunt for a vicious killer leads Leah to sexy Ian Nightwalker and Leah is unable to walk away from the case that may cost her her most guarded posession of all.
Cuddle up with a blanket and lose yourself for a little while. Trust me! You’ll be up and ready to face another green bean casserole and jello mold in no time!
Just remember to take some time for yourself this holiday season! Even ten minutes before bed with a good story can relieve that pesky holiday stress!
Allow me to tease your senses with a little bite of Nightwalker, A Leah Wolfe SINS Novel.
Ian raised his eyebrows at the question, looking slightly amused. “Do you think I am a killer, Leah?”
I paused for a moment. Did I really think Ian was capable of doing that to anotherperson? God I hoped not. The energy emanating from him had always been serene. I was sitting close enough that I could smell the scent of his skin, feel the warmth of his body. I needed only to lean closer to… I cut off the thought.
Work. Focus Leah… Focus on work. Sure, that would pacify my hormones. Riight.
I took a deep breath, all the while Ian sat patiently, an impassive and slightly amused look on his face, one dimple glinting at the corner of his mouth. He had the calmest aura of anyone I’d ever encountered, even the constant chatter in my own head calmed when I was with him. Violence and fury, at least the kind of rage that was used to kill these women never really cooled, it stayed red hot, a constant glow. It was always boiling just below the surface of the person containing it, releasing its own feel of aura.
“No, Ian.” I felt the tension in my body ease. “I think you’re dangerous, but you’re not a killer.”
“I appreciate you actually considering the matter.” His tone let me know that he could be sarcastic, too. Point for him.
“Now that you know that I did not murder her, what avenue will you pursue?”
“I still have tons of questions about you, Ian.”
He spread his hands wide. “Ask away, my love.”
“Stop calling me that, it’s irritating as hell.”
“Again, my apologies. Can you, however, deny the attraction you feel toward me? I can feel your fascination.”
I felt myself immediately tense again. He was right, and worse, he knew it. I felt the attraction between us, too. The question was, should I give in to it or learn to shield like hell to keep him from sensing it.
Maybe both. While my hormones reminded me that I had not been with a man in months, months, my battered heart and head took control and reminded me why. Was my attraction to him simply a need that had been denied or was it truly him? It might have been fun to figure out the answer to that one. However, I didn’t know who or what he was.
Only one way to find out.
You can also read the prologue and first chapter free at the above links!
May your holiday season be blessed beyond your wildest expectations!
Ohhhh, that was a great excerpt! Thanks for coming by and sharing your vampires with us, Rhonda!
Have a great TVC Wednesday everyone!