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!
and daughter go to therapy 🙂
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).
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.
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.
wrong? Aren’t you glad you’re here to iron out your differences?”
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….”
and everything but being with me.”
easy. And you’re never overbearing.”
Sarcasm drips from her tone like fat from a basted duck.
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?”
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—”
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.”
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.
May, you may not know but Mom here was a courtesan for years and—”
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.”
will need more, er…meetings such as this to fix this mess. … But now, how about
some tea and homemade cookies?”
especially at the words ‘homemade cookies’.
all-knowing eyes. “There’s always common ground to stand on, even in the worst
An immortal born from an unlikely
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.
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.
Always protect the portal…
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.
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!)…
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
Upon A… series (multicultural 1NightStand @Decadent Publishing)
Once Upon A Stormy Night
Once Upon A Second Chance
Brides series (espionage/romantic suspense thrillers)
Walking The Edge
Before The Morning
out more about Zee and her work at http://zeemonodee.blogspot.com.
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.
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.
Valthreans series (paranormal romance)
An Eternity of Roses
A Lifetime for Revenge (coming in 2013)
Something to Live for
Everything to Lose
out more about Natalie and her work at http://www.nataliegowens.com.
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won’t regret reading this series; you’ll regret missing it!”—Rebecca Royce,
bestselling author of The Westervelt
… beautifully wrapped and weaved into a believable world…”
have no problem giving it 5 full stars. The writing is great, the story is
great, the characters are believable. ”
channels and print coming soon!
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!)