Back Lot Beauties Blog Hop, Dec. 4 – 11, 2015

Back Lot Beauties Blog Hop

Welcome to the Back Lot Beauties Blog Hop, Dec. 4 – 11, 2015!

Many authors have joined together on this hop to share some of our stories with you and offer up some fun giveaways as well.

In keeping with the “Back Lot Beauty” theme, here’s a look at my debut novel, Haven, Book 1 in my Tranquilli Bloodline series. Released in 2013, it earned a Merit Award for Best First Book in the 2014 Holt Medallion, and was a finalist in the 2011 Launching a Star contest and 2012 Colorado Gold contest. It’s all about the vampires in this one. And love. And mayhem… 🙂

Be sure to enter my Rafflecopter Giveaway for an e-book of your choice from my published works (open to international, delivered via email). Then, visit the main hop page to link to the rest of the authors and enter their giveaways.

Enjoy the hop! 🙂


HAVEN, an Urban Fantasy Romance

Here’s a romantic snippet from HAVEN featuring Carina, a feisty San Francisco club owner, and her love-interest, undead musician Alexander.

Outside, the misty air cooled my lungs, the marble bench froze my ass, and the concrete under my bare feet chilled them bone deep. All cleared my head and eased the vertigo. “What time is it?”

Alexander draped his black leather coat over my shoulders. “Around four.”

He helped me snake my arms into the coat’s too-long-for-me sleeves, his hands pale like moonlight against the inky darkness of his coat. Such large, competent hands, the fingers long and strong. Piano player fingers. A silver band graced his left index, an onyx triquetra adorning the middle. He fished my hand from the sleeve. When our palms touched, power pulsed, warm and comforting.

My eyes strayed to the bracelets on his wrist. One thin strap of black leather and a chunky, metal bracelet of I-shaped links. I traced the metal with my free hand. “Silver?”

“Never.” He pointed at the rings. “White gold.” And the bracelet. “Titanium.”

“Oh.” My fingers continued their dance over his accessories. Love touching him.

Wind gusted around the clinic, whipping locks of hair across my face. He brushed them away, tucking some behind my ear. I pressed my cheek against his palm and closed my eyes to savor the moment. “Feeling better?”

I blinked and gave him a wry grin. “A lot better since you interrupted my undead uncles getting me drunk on brandy.”

His lips quirked, fangs flashing.

My insides quivered. “Yeah, much better.” My fingertips stroked his handsome face.

His skin showed no signs of the wounds he’d received during the earlier fight. Impressive. He leaned into my touch. My eyes zeroed in on his oh-so kissable lips. He moved closer, closer still, pausing a hair’s breadth away. My pulse skyrocketed. My stomach performed endless somersaults while bits lower clenched in anticipation. Do it. Do it now.

Alexander let out a breath and kissed me.


Want to read more?
Here’s another excerpt. Alexander and Carina’s First Meet –>

Haven book cover

San Francisco nightclub owner Carina Tranquilli works hard, plays hard, and never allows the death of her parents and her twelve-year memory gap to get her down. But her life takes a left turn when a witch attacks her on her twenty-fifth birthday.

Three hauntingly familiar vampires emerge to reveal she possesses a latent power. To protect her from their enemies, they admit to wiping her memories clean and abandoning her as a child, but now they need her help. As she struggles to evade her new protectors and even newer enemies, she meets Alexander, an enigmatic, undead musician. Insta-lust flares, leaving her wanting more.

With evil’s minions hounding her every move, and everything she thought she knew turned on its head, Carina must harness her burgeoning power, unravel her vampire family’s web of deceit, and fight to have a love life…without getting killed in the process.

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