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Sunday, May 25, 2014

A Short Story (Part7) and Giveaway: Hunt the Darkness (Guardians of Eternity #11) by Alexandra Ivy

Publication Date: June 3rd, 2014

Description:

The vampire, Roke, is raw, sensual, always in control. Yet somehow he's allowed the unthinkable to happen: a nymph-like witch named Sally has used her magic to trick Roke into mating with her. The pair will remain bound for eternity unless Sally breaks the spell. The trouble is, she has no idea how. . .

Mating with Roke was an accident; at least that's what Sally keeps telling herself. She's on the hunt for her demon father, whose identity holds the key to releasing the spell. The search won't be easy with Roke shadowing Sally's every move. As they mate with a ferocity that leaves them both aching for more, Sally isn't sure if her world is more dangerous without Roke—or with him. . .

Alexandra Ivy NEVER disappoints! Her ability to create drama, tension and humor in the midst of it all is perfectly captured in Hunt the Darkness. From start to finish, the heat and passion runs high in this fast-paced adult fantasy that she has populated with fiercely devoted characters, steaming tension and a cast of secondary characters that add so much to this tale! When an author can keep a series fresh and keep its characters feeling alive, they are doing their job, just as Alexandra Ivy always does! Her cherry on the top of her gift for words? Levet, definitely Levet. - Dianne (Goodreads)

SPECIAL, EXCLUSIVE SHORT STORY -Part 7



See below where to find the rest of the short story
Part 1 ** Part 2 ** Part 3 ** Part 4 ** Part 5 ** Part 6
8-12 - soon

Magnus wrapped his fingers around the amulet that was still warm from Fia’s skin. He’d had it made by a silversmith when he’d risen as a vampire to mark his new beginning. It’d disappeared along with Fia mere hours after he’d pledged his heart and soul to her.

At the time he’d told himself it was yet another example of just how unworthy she’d been of his love.

She’d not only stolen his heart, but his property. In his dark broodings he’d imagined her laughing as she’d returned to her family of grifters to reveal she’d managed to completely fool the besotted vampire. It was an image that had haunted him for the past century.

Which was why he’d charged down to the dungeons, fully intent on...his breath hissed between his aching fangs. Bloody hell. He didn’t know what he was going to do, but the second he’d caught sight of the familiar oval face with the large garnet eyes and the tumble of fiery curls he’d been nearly overwhelmed by the explosion of emotions. Lust, love, and a treacherous joy. This female might have betrayed him, but she was still the woman he’d chosen as his mate. Which meant that he still wanted her with a desperation that made his entire body tremble with need.

And worse, he couldn’t shake the suspicion that Fia had a specific purpose in allowing herself to be caught by Styx.

A purpose that involved him.

“I wanted to make sure you got it,” she muttered, her thick fringe of lashes lowering to hide her eyes.

A sure sign she was lying. “That’s not it,” he growled, narrowing his eyes. “You wanted to be caught.”

Her expression remained militant, but she took a revealing step backward at his accusation. “That’s so typical of you,” she muttered. “Arrogant ass.”

His lips twisted. “You don’t know anything about me. Not anymore.”

“I...” Fia halted, as if it was suddenly difficult to speak, an unexpected tear gliding down her cheek. “Yeah, maybe I don’t.”

Shit. Pain sliced through Magnus’s heart. Shoving the amulet in his pocket, he grabbed the bars of the cell. “Fia.”




About the author:
Alexandra Ivy is the New York Times bestselling author of the Guardians of Eternity series, the Immortal Rogues series and the Sentinels.

Alexandra graduated from Truman University with a degree in theatre before deciding she preferred to bring her characters to life on paper rather than stage. She currently lives in Missouri with her extraordinarily patient husband and teenage sons.

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13 comments:

joe hawk said...

Love vampire books this one looks amazing.

sin said...

Loving this short story.

Miranda Lewis said...

Love vampire storys will need to check this authors work out :)

Wanda Craighead said...

Love your books!! Especially the Bayou Heat series.

Glittergirl said...

And the ties tug tighter ;-) Love the post and thanks for the giveaway!

Daniela Ella said...

Alti vampiri, alte istorii cu vamprii. Prima fraza face toata descrierea si iti fura un zambet, ca sa zic asa. E bine cand un autor vine cu vampiri noi, cu istorie noua.

Cherri said...

mmmm! Love vampire books, okay, really most paranormal romance books now, but love Alexandra Ivy's books! Love her vampires and her spin on a very popular genre!

Fayth97 said...

Book 11 in a series?! Wow...looks like I have some major reading to do...lol!!!!

Fayth97 said...

Hey Guys/Gals!!! Not sure whether I should notify you or Alexandra Ivy, so I am sending this to each of you. I was just filling out the Rafflecopter & ran into a problem. The 3rd entry (First Follow on Twitter)doesn't have a name for me to see if I am already following, or if I need to add the individual. Here is what I get when I clicked on it to complete it:

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Thanks for your help!!!Have an AWESOME evening/day!!!! :) Sherry

Bella Flores said...

I love these books, can't wait to read this. thanks so much for the giveaway

Cyndi F said...

wow i can't wait to read this it looks great i love vampire books. thanks for the giveaway

Bube said...

Thank you for the short story and giveaway! :)

Anonymous said...

thanks for the giveaway! :)