Laura Kaye’s South of Surrender Release Day Blitz

Hello, dear readers! I’m delighted to turn over my blog to the fabulous Laura Kaye today for her release day blitz. Take it away, Laura! 🙂

South of Surrender Release Day Blitz Giveaway

image, Laura Kaye, South of Surrender, Release Day Blitz
I am thrilled to welcome Chrysander Notos and Laney Summerlyn to the world today, and to welcome back the whole Anemoi family, too! Chrys and Laney are the hero and heroine of South of Surrender, the third book in my Greek-mythology inspired Hearts of the Anemoi series. The Anemoi were wind gods the Greeks associated with controlling the wind, the weather, and the seasons, and as the summer god, Chrys is the hottest of them all! Passions and conflict between the Anemoi brothers heat way, way up in South of Surrender. Need more proof? Check out this tense excerpt as well as the giveaway that follows!

Excerpt

Aeolus stepped forward. “We are all expendable. It is not the god, but the wind he serves, that matters. So I ask each of you now. Are you prepared to stand and fight?”

The gods offered solemn agreement.

Aeolus moved to the center of the room. Anger and determination carved hard angles into his face. Thunder and lightning split the sky. “I say again. Are you prepared to stand and fight?

A loud, fierce cheer of approval and commitment shook the room. Teddy fussed but didn’t cry, as if even his divine energy understood the threat they faced.

“Make no mistake. We are at war. We will not all come out of it alive. Sacrifices will be made.” He held up his maimed hand. “And you must understand the full extent of what you are up against. Eurus possesses the firestone ring. He has power over the winds, over each of you. This is my fault. I fully acknowledge it. And I stand ready to sacrifice myself to set this right.” Murmurs sounded from around the room.

This…this was the resignation he’d seen on Aeolus’s face. As many grievances as Chrys could voice against his father, he would fight to the last to prevent any of his family from dying. They’d lost enough. Had enough turmoil. For several lifetimes.

Aeolus continued. “Together, we are strong. Eurus cannot take us all at once. We must fight. To avenge the death of one of our own who has fallen this night. To avenge wrongs against others of our numbers in recent days, weeks, and months. To preserve and protect the human realm, as is our duty and purpose.”

Boreas pushed off the wall and stood tall. “In the name of the North Wind, I stand ready to fight.”

Zeph nodded. “In the name of the West Wind, I, too, stand ready to fight.”

“In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

GIVEAWAY!

Win 1 of 5 $50 gift cards to winners’ choice of Amazon/B&N/iTunes!

HOW TO ENTER?

Did you have a favorite line from the excerpt? Comment with your email address to enter to win! Open to international! Giveaway runs for one day and ends at midnight PST on May 28!

Visit more participating Blitz Day sites for more excerpts and more ways to win! And look out for the South of Surrender Blog Tour to start next week with more excerpts and giveaways! Check out the awesome early reviews coming in for the book, too!

Thanks for reading!

Laura

About South of Surrender:

She’s the only one who can see through his golden boy façade to the broken god within…

Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is on a mission: save Eurus from his death sentence and prove his troubled brother can be redeemed. But Eurus fights back, triggering vicious storms that threaten the mortal realm and dangerously drain Chrys.

Laney Summerlyn refuses to give up her grandfather’s horse farm, despite her deteriorating vision. More than ever, she needs the organized routine of her life at Summerlyn Stables, until a ferocious storm brings an impossible—and beautiful—creature crashing down from the heavens.

Injured while fighting Eurus, Chrys finds himself at the mercy of a mortal woman whose compassion and acceptance he can’t resist. As they surrender to the passion flaring between them, immortal enemies close in, forcing Chrys to choose between his brother and the only woman who’s ever loved the real him.

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About Laura Kaye:

Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen books in contemporary and paranormal romance. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

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Giveaway Winners

And the winners of Laura’s Book Blitz Giveaway are:

  • on Herding Cats & Burning Soup blog – miki – isabelle(dot)frisch(at)gmail(dot)com
  • on Cocktails and Books blog – Alix – anpoulter at aol dot com
  • on Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust blog – Vanessa N. – mythic021@gmail.com
  • on L.V. Lewis blog – Selena Mc – redzsm@yahoo.com
  • on Simply Ali blog – Allison W – allison dot westcote at gmail dot com
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28 thoughts on “Laura Kaye’s South of Surrender Release Day Blitz

  1. i loved the excerpt as a whole because it gives me an excellent impression of the situation , i want more
    isabelle(dot)frisch(at)gmail(dot)com

  2. “As many grievances as Chrys could voice against his father, he would fight to the last to prevent any of his family from dying.”

    Thank you so much for offering this giveaway! I can’t wait to start this series and I’d love to be in the running for an Amazon gift card. 🙂

    Best Wishes,
    Lindsey V.

    Lindsey8907@yahoo.com

  3. My favorite part is “Together, we are strong. Eurus cannot take us all at once, We must fight—To preserve and protect the human realm, as is our duty and purpose”.
    bhometchko(at)hotmail(dot)com

  4. “Together, we are strong. Eurus cannot take us all at once. We must fight. To avenge the death of one of our own who has fallen this night. To avenge wrongs against others of our numbers in recent days, weeks, and months. To preserve and protect the human realm, as is our duty and purpose.”

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  5. Mine is ““I say again. Are you prepared to stand and fight?”” So bold! I would love them to protect me!!
    Delivery.RN at gmail dot com

  6. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said.

    I can’t wait to read this book!

    ehaney578 at aol dot com

  7. Boreas pushed off the wall and stood tall. “In the name of the North Wind, I stand ready to fight.”

    Zeph nodded. “In the name of the West Wind, I, too, stand ready to fight.”

    “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said.

    I love that all will stand for what they believe in!

    books4me67 at ymail dot com

  8. Hilarious line!

    “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    amzpar[at]gmail[dot]com

  9. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    vadeluna07(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

  10. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said.
    elaing8(at)netscape(dot)net

  11. My favorite line from the excerpt: “Make no mistake. We are at war. We will not all come out of it alive. Sacrifices will be made.” That is quite a rally cry! Love it.
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  12. My favorite is “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”
    Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  13. Favorite line – “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    mythic021@gmail.com

  14. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?” – These lines are rare, they add some fun.
    Tata
    alifeamongbooks [at] gmail [dot] com

  15. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    Congratulations Laura

    sandy(at)thereadingcafe(dot)com

  16. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    gaby_sama(at)hotmail(dot)com

  17. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  18. “In the name of the South Wind, and in the name of vengeance for the Southeast Wind, I stand ready to kick some ass,” Chrys said. “So what’s our plan?”

    anpoulter at aol dot come

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