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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Celia Breslin's "Haven" Blog Tour (Spotlight) + Giveaway


Welcome to our virtual tour stop of Celia Brelin's Haven Blog Tour brought to you by Bewitching Book Tours.


Haven
(Tranquilli Bloodline #1)
by: Celia Breslin
Publishing Date: 7/2/13
Publisher: Champagne Books
Genre: Urban Fantasy Romance
ISBN: 9781927454473
Number of Pages: 372
Word Count: 124K
Cover Artist: Amanda Kelsey

Description:

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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Turn around.
I froze, my moment of weakness chased away by a jolt of adrenaline. I resisted Adrian’s pull. “Did you hear that?”
“Hear what?”
Silence.
“Nothing, I guess.” A wave of energy rolled into me, curled itself possessively around my body, and gave me one hell of a head rush. “Oh, wow.” I bit my lip, bracing against reaction.
Adrian tightened his grip on my waist. “Rina?”
Mark and Ren stalked over, faces grim.
“Did—? Do you—?” My mouth was so dry I could barely speak. “Do you guys feel that?”
Adrian squeezed, capturing my wandering attention, concern etched in the stern set of his jaw. “Feel what? What’s wrong?”
I started to tell them the Invisible Man hugged me against an electrified fence, but a second wave of energy bowled into me, making me tingle from head to toe. The sensation walked the line between pleasure and pain. A moan escaped me.
Mark took me from Adrian. “That’s it. We’re out of here.” He tried to pick me up, but I shook my head. Bad idea. Dizziness took the hall, and me, for a little spin.
Turn around. Turn. Around.
Was it a voice or instinct urging me on? Either way, the desire proved irresistible. I pulled away from Mark, pivoted, and forgot how to breathe.
The electric energy pulled back. The dizziness abated. All extraneous noise and people drained out of my perception until there was only Him.
Tall, fit, and bad-boy handsome with skin like pale honey, his thick, walnut brown hair hung tousled in a sexy, I-just-got-out-of-bed way. A hip, black, button-down shirt accentuated a sculpted upper body before it tucked into slacks painted on long, lean legs. The whole package made my mouth water.
Hot. Yummy. Totally my type.
“Who are you?” I whispered.
His mouth twitched in a hint of a smile as if he heard me—impossible given the distance between us. Heat spread, loosening my muscles, and my pulse sped up. Nerves. What’s wrong with me? Guys never made me nervous, not even gorgeous ones.
I nibbled my lower lip, mind racing to make sense of my reaction. His gaze tracked the movement and then slid back up. The heat from his stare hit me full force, driving a shaft of need through me. Energy rocked me again, a warm, electric breeze bathing my skin. My eyes widened in comprehension. The energy came from him.


Celia lives in California with her husband, daughter, and two feisty cats. She writes urban fantasy and paranormal romance, and has a particular fondness for vampires and the Fae. When not writing, you’ll find her exercising, reading a good book or indulging her addiction to Joss Whedon’s TV shows and movies.
Tour Wide Giveaway 
3 - E-Book copies of Haven 
2 - $10 Amazon E-Gift Cards 
2 - $5 Starbucks E-Gift Cards
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14 comments:

What a great opportunity! This sounds like a fun start to a new series. Definitely putting it down on my TBR list and crossing my fingers that I win one of the E-Book copies. :-D Thanks!

Hi PaperbackDayDreamer,
Thanks for adding Haven to your TBR list!
Celia

Hi FranJessca and Anna,
Thanks for hosting Haven on this Bewitching tour stop. Much appreciated!
Celia

This has to be one of the more intriguing exercpts I have read in a while. I am going to add this to my TBR.
Thanks for doing a giveaway to.

Hi Sylvia,
Glad you liked the excerpt. Thank you for adding Haven to your TBR!

Colleen said...

Thank you for including an excerpt, I am always nervous about buying a book online without one - this is great! - Colleen Fowler

Hi Colleen,
Glad the excerpt was helpful!

Hi Colleen,
Glad the excerpt was helpful!

chey said...

Great excerpt! Now I want to read the book.

Kamla L. said...

I'm always on the look out for new UF/PNR series to feed my incorrigible addiction. From reading the blurb amd excerpt, Tranquilli Bloodline sounds like my kind of fix! Thanks for putting it on my radar and for the giveaway!

Hi Kamla,
Thanks, I hope you enjoy it. Have a great weekend!

Sandy said...

Great excerpt. Sounds like an interesting series.

Congratulations.

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Thank you, Sandy. Glad you liked the excerpt!

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