#NewRelease and #Giveaway INESCAPABLE by Natalie G. Owens and Zee Monodee #paranormal

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Hello everyone. Please help me welcome Natalie G. Owens and Zee Monodee to the blog. These two awesome ladies have partnered to write Inescapable, a thrilling paranormal. And today, they are here to tell us about this wonderful book. Welcome, ladies!

Natalie and Zee have graciously agreed to provide a giveaway. Yay! Please read to the end for the details on how to enter.

Mother
and daughter go to therapy 🙂

Two women enter Mother May’s humble abode cum
office: Adri Dionysios, an heiress and warrior, and her adoptive daughter, Sera
Dionysios, a young woman of mysterious origins (possibly with phoenix and gypsy
blood in her).
“Come in, dears,” says Mother May. “Make yourselves
comfortable.”
Mother May is the matriarch of the Faerie people,
and has been around a very, very, very long time. Nobody knows exactly how
long. Picture a “Judi Dench” type, a bit stout but soft-looking, with kind,
yet, shrewd eyes. She is also very intuitive, and knows things others don’t. Nothing
much escapes her. The perfect therapist, of course.
Sera’s face is twisted in a grimace as she sits in
an overstuffed armchair with a tapestry pattern, and Adri rolls her eyes and
huffs—a long drawn out, trembling huff—while she claims the second armchair
next to Sera.
Mother May looks quizzically at the pair. “What’s
wrong? Aren’t you glad you’re here to iron out your differences?”
“I practically had to drag her in here kicking and
screaming,” Adri says in exasperation, waving her hand in Sera’s general
direction. “I suppose anything is more important for my daughter than getting
along with her mother, even painting a picture, or reading one of her huge books
on cryptology or, or….”
“Ancient languages, Mom. It’s not like you don’t
know.”
“Smart mouth,” Adri mutters. “Anyhow, it’s anything
and everything but being with me.”
“Yeah, Mom,” Sera scoffs. “Because you make it so
easy. And you’re never overbearing.”
Sarcasm drips from her tone like fat from a basted duck.
“I was going to ask you,” Mother May interjects,
addressing Adri. “Might you, perhaps, be a tad bit overprotective? Could you
give Sera a little more freedom to make her own choices and mistakes? It’s what
we all did after all, isn’t it?”
Mistakes?
Adri says in horror. “Mistakes? I’ll have you know, Sera’s life is in danger…so
am I supposed to let her go and do anything she wants without keeping an eye on
her? Is loving one’s child such a bad thing these days? Then there’s that good
for nothing scoundrel, that Rafe, who keeps sniffing around her—”
“I can handle Rafe, Mom. I’m not five…”
“Handle him,” Adri mocks. “Like you did that night
when I found you at the club wrapped around him so tight, I thought you were
going to do a ‘When Harry met Sally’ right in the middle of that dance floor!
That man looks at you like you’re what’s for dinner. I don’t like it.”
“Who cares what you like or not? I can choose to get
it on with whoever I want, thank you, even if that person is a monster who owns
my very soul and ruined my life. Even if I hate him. It’s not your business to
tell me who to make out with. I’m a grown, frigging woman! Then again…” Sera
snickers, a wicked gleam in her eyes. “Rafe’s kinda hot. Reeeeeeeeeeeally hot. It’s
a physical thing.” Her voice wavers a bit, showing something different lurks
beneath the surface nonchalance, but she goes on. “Women can use men for their
bodies just like men do. You should know about that more than I do.” Sera
emphasizes the last sentence, an eyebrow raised.
Then, coolly, she looks at their therapist. “Mother
May, you may not know but Mom here was a courtesan for years and—”
“See what I have to contend with every day?” Adri
interjects, turning wild eyes on Mother May. “No respect whatsoever! Mon Dieu, the girl doesn’t even know
what’s good for her, yet she wants to challenge me when I try to protect her.
That’s the thanks I get.”
Mother May sighs. “Yes, well, darlings, perhaps we
will need more, er…meetings such as this to fix this mess. … But now, how about
some tea and homemade cookies?”
“Sure!” mother and daughter say in unison,
especially at the words ‘homemade cookies’.
“You see,” Mother May says with a twinkle in her
all-knowing eyes. “There’s always common ground to stand on, even in the worst
of situations.” 
*********
INESCAPABLE BLURB


An immortal born from an unlikely
alliance…

Beautiful mythic Greek
heiress Adrasteia ‘Adri’ Dionysios has roamed the world for millennia, taking
her pleasure where she wanted. Until one night, when Fate drops a baby wrapped
in fire into her arms. Motherhood is a formidable challenge, but so is figuring
out the identity of a mystery man who makes her pulse race.
A vampyre’s obsession…

Seraphine ‘Sera’
Dionysios’ origins are shrouded in mystery. Torn between a mother whose blood
saved her life, and a man who now possesses her soul, the only thing Sera can
still cling to is her heart.
One rule matters above all others:
Always protect the portal…
When Evil comes to Adri
and Sera’s hometown of Shadow Bridge, a place where the mortal human world ends
and the supernatural realm starts, it’s up to them to stop a prophecy as old as
time itself…or die trying.
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Author Bios
Zee Monodee
Author,
smitten wife, in-over-her-head mum to a tween boy, best-buddy stepmum to a
teenage lad, bookaholic, incompetent housewife desperate to channel Bree van de
Kamp & Nigella Lawson (and failing miserably!)… 
Zee
hails from the multicultural, rainbow-nation island of Mauritius,
in the southern Indian Ocean. Shamelessly
addicted to Supernatural, Glee, and Gossip Girl, she did put her brain to good
use by getting a degree in Communications Science. Romance remains her big
love, though, and she likes nothing more than writing strong, kick-arse
heroines.
Other books by Zee Monodee:
Once
Upon A… series (multicultural 1NightStand @Decadent Publishing)

Once Upon A Stormy Night
Once Upon A Second Chance

Corpus
Brides series (espionage/romantic suspense thrillers)

Walking The Edge
Before The Morning

Find
out more about Zee and her work at http://zeemonodee.blogspot.com.
Natalie G. Owens
Pink
velvet and black lace. Light and darkness. A world of contrasts exists in
Natalie’s stories because every rose has its thorn. Her favorite stories to
write are romances with a dark edge featuring brooding heroes, strong heroines,
and a good dash of fantasy.
Married,
with one son, she now calls the beautiful island of Malta
home after eleven good years in Atlanta,
GA. When she’s not working or
writing—or muttering to myself about it like a batty old maid—she enjoys
spending time with family and friends (both online and offline), reading,
cooking, watching a good movie, taking trips, and ogling shoe store displays.
Other books by Natalie G. Owens:
The
Valthreans series (paranormal romance)

An Eternity of Roses
A Lifetime for Revenge (coming in 2013)

Moonlight
Dating series

Something to Live for
Everything to Lose

Find
out more about Natalie and her work at http://www.nataliegowens.com.
Social Media links
Zee Monodee:
Natalie G. Owens:
INESCAPABLE Goodreads link:

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Praise for INESCAPABLE
“You
won’t regret reading this series; you’ll regret missing it!”—Rebecca Royce,
bestselling author of The Westervelt
Wolves
series.
“OMG
… beautifully wrapped and weaved into a believable world…”
“I
have no problem giving it 5 full stars. The writing is great, the story is
great, the characters are believable. ”
Download
Smashwords:
http://bit.ly/17zvEHx   
More
channels and print coming soon!

Giveaway!

Now on to the giveaway. Natalie is giving away one ecopy of An Eternity of Roses, the first book in The Valthreans series.

Zee is giving away an ebook from her backlist, reader’s choice! Check out Zee’s books here: http://www.amazon.com/Zee-Monodee/e/B008H07PVM/ref=sr_tc_2_0?qid=1368625082&sr=1-2-ent

To enter: leave a comment below along with your email address, answering the question: which of the giveaway books would you like to win and why.

* Contest ends Monday, May 20th, 2013 at 11:59 pm PT. The winner will be chosen via Random.org. *
(Edited: contest extended by one day to catch the after-weekenders!)

Thank you, Natalie, Zee, and all the readers, for joining me today!
~Kristine
  

15 Responses

  1. This is great. I loved their book.
    The best sort of fantasy romance i have read!
    Thanks for having this post!

  2. Thank you for hosting us, Kristine! We really appreciate it.

    For the record, Zee is also giving away a copy of any of her books – reader's choice.

    xx

  3. Very well done Natalie! Looks GREAT!!

  4. These books look so good! I think I am drawn to Inescapable. Fantasy, romance, faerie people, gypsy's! Love it. I also think the cover is absolutely stunning! 🙂

    Thank you so much for the opportunity.
    Patty

    Pattyeuefueno@yahoo.com

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