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News Briefs – @donna_grant, @lara_adrian

Donna Grant released the first novella of a new four eBook series – Royal Chronicles – today, Prince of Desire. The series is available on Nook, Kindle, Kobo, and Smashwords. Book two, Prince of Seduction, follows on February 25th, while books three and four will be released on March 4th & 11th.

Donna Grant, Prince of Desire, Royal Chronicles

In other news, Donna announced that she has sold the audio rights to her Shield series and Tantor Audio will be producing the audio books. She also announced that her publisher has unfortunately decided to push back the print release of her Dark King novellas until next year, as well as the release dates of Midnight’s Kiss and Midnight’s Captive. Kiss and Captive are available for pre-order however for only $0.99 each.


Lara Adrian will be chatting live on Friday, February 22 at 7:00pm EST, hosted by Book Monster Reviews and Literal Addiction Paranormal Book Club.

Both websites will be featuring the Midnight Breed series all day on February 22nd and will include special giveaways at each website for an autographed, early copy of Edge of Dawn! Gear up for the event by reading my review of Edge of Dawn.

Edge is the eleventh book in Lara’s fabulous Midnight Breed series and it will be the first book in the series to be issued as a hardcover. Release day is Tuesday, February 26th and I will be giving away sets of Midnight Breed bookmarks & pens to celebrate. Stay tuned for more give-away info.

Lara Adrian, Edge of Dawn, Midnight Breed

February 18th, 2013 at 2:06 pm

Posted February 18th, 2013.

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News Briefs

I apologize for the lengthy delay between posts, Peeps. I’ve been very busy with school (in fact I have an exam tomorrow that I should be studying for at this very moment) and I lost my dad 10 days ago so I’ve also been tied up with family matters. I’m determined to get Paranormal Bites back on track just as soon as I can but in the mean time here are some news briefs to help catch us up…


Great news for fans of Melissa de la Cruz’s Witches of East End! The series is currently in pilot production with the Lifetime TV Network. If the network likes the pilot, it will be picked up as a regular series!

Larissa Ione is working on a new vampire series set in a brand new world that will release from Pocket Books next summer and she will post more information as it becomes available.

Nalini Singh’s Kiss of Snow just won a Gold award for it’s German edition “Lockruf Des Verlangens” in the Fantasy section of the Leserpreis-Die besten Bucher 2012.

Shayla Black (a.k.a. Shelley Bradley) will be chatting live online at Writerspace tonight at 8pm Eastern. Just click here to join!

RT Book Reviews reports that Ron Moore of Battlestar Galactica fame has been signed to write the television adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander series.

The virtual signing for the hardcover release of Lara Adrian’s Edge of Dawn, Book 11 in the Midnight Breed series, is now open for orders at at!

November 27th, 2012 at 7:58 pm

Posted November 27th, 2012.


YA Breathless Reads Spreecast

On Monday, April 16, at 7 p.m., Penguin will host a Breathless Reads Spreecast video author chat, featuring authors from its spring 2012 Breathless Reads promotional lineup: Andrea Cremer (the Nightshade series), Beth Revis (Across the Universe and A Million Suns), Jessica Spotswood (Born Wicked), and Marie Lu (Legend). Fans may interact directly with the authors by submitting questions via Facebook and Twitter (#BreathlessChat) during the live interview. Each author will appear on a split screen and will answer questions in real time. The Breathless Reads program aims to generate awareness of and enthusiasm for Penguin’s big YA titles; the lineup for the fall 2012 campaign will be announced the week following the chat. For more information on Monday’s chat, click here.


April 12th, 2012 at 8:30 pm

Posted April 12th, 2012.

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Valentine’s Day Twitter Party

Want to spend Valentine’s Day with your favorite romance authors? Then join Forever Romance for a Valentine’s Day Twitter Party! Follow @ForeverRomance on Feb. 14 and use the hashtag #4EvrLove to chat with authors about Valentine memories, relationship advice, and ideas for how to spend the day (and night!) The party starts at 9am EST & they’ll have book giveaways throughout the day, so join the fun!

@ForeverRomance Valentine’s Day Party

9:00 am – Elizabeth Hoyt (@ElizabethHoyt)
10:00 am – Kristin Callihan (@Kris10Callihan)
10:30 am – Hope Ramsay (@HopeRamsay)
11:30 am – Stella Cameron, Darkness Bound (@StellaCam)
12:00 pm – Jami Alden, RUN FROM FEAR (@JamiAlden)
1:00 pm – Katie Lane, CATCH ME A COWBOY (@ktlane3)
1:30 pm – Vicky Dreiling, HOW TO RAVISH A RAKE (@vickydreiling)
2:00 pm – Larissa Ione, IMMORTAL RIDER (@LarissaIone)
3:00 pm – Jennifer Haymore, SECRETS OF AN ACCIDENTAL DUCHESS (@JenniferHaymore)
4:00 pm – RC Ryan, QUINN (@RuthRyanLangan)
4:30 pm – Jill Shalvis, HEAD OVER HEELS (@JillShalvis)
5:30 pm – Cynthia Gardner, KISS OF THE VAMPIRE (@CynthiaGarner)

February 13th, 2012 at 8:33 pm

Posted February 13th, 2012.

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Guillermo del Toro Chat Saturday

Del Toro fans you are not going to want to miss this! This Saturday at 2pm EST you can take part in an exclusive live chat with Guillermo del Toro.

Del Toro, award winning director and co-author of the Strain series, will first take questions from SPACE TV’s Teddy Wilson, then from fans. Del Toro will be discussing The Night Eternal, the final chapter in the Strain trilogy – which went on sale this past Tuesday, October 25th – as well as the series as a whole.


Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan, The Strain     Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan, The Fall, Strain     Guillermo Del Toro, Chuck Hogan, The Night Eternal, Strain

October 27th, 2011 at 12:53 pm

Posted October 27th, 2011.

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Kristen Painter Chat

Join author Kristen Painter to talk about Blood Rights, the first book in her new House of Comarré series. The chat will take place on Thursday, October 27th at 9pm EST in the Knight Agency Chat Room.

To chat simply enter any combination of username and password and click on Login. (Your computer must be Java enabled to chat.)


Kristen Painter, Blood Rights, House of Comarre

Born into a life of secrets and service, Chrysabelle’s body bears the telltale marks of a comarré — a special race of humans bred to feed vampire nobility. When her patron is murdered, she becomes the prime suspect, which sends her running into the mortal world…and into the arms of Malkolm, an outcast vampire cursed to kill every being from whom he drinks.

Now, Chrysabelle and Malkolm must work together to stop a plot to merge the mortal and supernatural worlds. If they fail, a chaos unlike anything anyone has ever seen will threaten to reign.


October 25th, 2011 at 3:20 pm

Posted October 25th, 2011.

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Live Video Chat With Gena Showalter

Join Gena Showalter tomorrow – Thursday, October 13th – for a live video chat. The chat starts at 3:00 pm EST and Gena will be discussing The Darkest Surrender, the latest book in her Lords of the Underworld series, as well as the first LOR spin-off, and her upcoming December release, Dating the Undead.

If you have any questions that you would like Gena to answer during the chat you can post them on Harlequin Live Presents Gena Showalter.


Live Video Chat With Gena Showalter
(Click on link above to view the video chat)


To celebrate this event Harlequin is offering 10% off on all print and ebooks in Gena Showalter’s Lords of the Underworld Series on! Use Promo Code: HARLIVE2 (valid until Oct 31).


Gena Showalter, The Darkest Surrender, Lords of the Underworld



 October 12th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

Posted October 12th, 2011.

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Maggie Shayne Live Chat Tonight

Join Maggie Shayne as she chats on Blog Talk Radio tonight at 8:00 pm with hosts Tom & Lou Riddell of The Writers Lounge. Maggie will be discussing her life as a writer, as well as Twilight Prophecy and Twilight Fulfilled from her popular Twilight Vampire series.

You can call the show with your questions and comments at: (626) 213-5613


Maggie Shayne, Twilight Prophecy, Twilight Vampires          Maggie Shayne, Twilight Fulfilled, Twilight Vampires

October 3rd, 2011 at 8:30 am

Posted October 3rd, 2011.

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Gena Showalter Chats Tonight

Join Gena and the gals of Literal Addiction Paranormal Book Club tonight at 8:00 – 9:00pm EST (7-8pm Central/6-7pm Mountain/5-6pm Pacific) as they discuss Gena latest releases – Lord of the Vampires (Royal House of Shadows series), Dark Taste of Rapture (Alien Huntress series), and The Darkest Surrender (Lords of the Underworld series).

Can’t get enough of Gena and her sexy alpha males? Head on over to the Knight Agency Chat Room right after the LAPBC chat to further discuss the Lord of the Vampires and the Royal House of Shadows series with Gena and her fellow RHS authors Jill Monroe, Jessica Andersen, and Nalini Singh. The TKA chat begins at 9:00 pm EST.


          Gena Showalter, Dark Taste of Rapture, Alien Huntress      Gena Showalter, Lord of the Vampires, Royal House of Shadows    Gena Showalter, Darkest Surrender, Lords of the Underworld

September 29th, 2011 at 11:24 am

Posted September 29th, 2011.

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Royal House of Shadows Live Chat

Chat with the authors of the Royal House of Shadows series – Gena Showalter, Nalini Singh, Jessica Andersen, and Jill Monroe – this Thursday (September 29th) at 9:00 pm EST in the Knight Agency Chat Room.

To chat simply enter any combination of user name and password. Note: Your computer must be Java enabled to chat!


Lord of the Vampires by Gena Showalter (8/23/2011)

Gena Showalter, Lord of the Vampires, Royal House of Shadows

Once upon a time…the Blood Sorcerer vanquished the kingdom of Elden. To save their children, the queen scattered them to safety and the king filled them with vengeance. Only a magical timepiece connects the four royal heirs… and time is running out….

Nicolai the Vampire was renowned for his virility, but in a twist of fate “The Dark Seducer” had become a sex slave in the kingdom of Delfina—stripped of his precious timepiece and his memory. All that remained was a primal need for freedom, revenge—and the only woman who could help him.

In her dreams, a wanton vampire called to Jane Parker, drawing her to his dark sexuality and his magical realm. But for a human, all was not a fairy tale in Delfina. Jane was the key to Nicolai’s memory… but exploiting her meant dooming the only mortal he craved.


Lord of Rage by Jill Monroe (9/27/2011)

Jill Monroe, Lord of Rage, Royal House of Shadows

Princess Breena had been dreaming of her warrior lover when she was ripped from her Elden castle and thrown into a strange, dangerous realm. Lost and alone, she prayed for survival and vengeance for her stolen kingdom. She found both in a woodland cottage… in a dark bear of a man.

The golden-haired beauty had eaten his food and slept in his bed when Osborn found her. Though he wanted to awaken his virgin princess to carnal pleasures, Breena wanted more—including his warrior skills. Skills the once-legendary mercenary had long buried. Now Osborn had a choice—risk his life or deny his princess her fairy-tale ending.


Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Andersen (10/25/2011)

Jessica Andersen, Lord of the Wolfyn, Twin Targets, Royal House of Shadows

For practical Reda Weston, nothing could explain how reading a sexy version of Little Red Riding Hood catapulted her into another realm—face-to-fang with the legendary wolf-creature who seduced women. A wolf who transformed into a dark, virile man…

Dayn cursed the Sorcerer that turned him wolfyn and damned him to a lonely fate. As a beast, he mated with women to gain strength. Strength he needed to save Elden. But as a man, he craved Reda’s heated, sizzling touch. With little time left, Dayn had to either embrace his wolf to save his kingdom… or fight it to save his woman.


Lord of the Abyss by Nalini Singh (11/22/2011)

Nalini Singh, Lord of the Abyss, Desert Warrior, Royal House of Shadows

As the dark Lord who condemns souls to damnation in the Abyss, Micah is nothing but a feared monster wrapped in impenetrable black armor. He has no idea he is the last heir of Elden, its last hope. Only one woman knows—the daughter of his enemy.

Liliana is nothing like her father, the Blood Sorcerer who’d cursed Micah. She sees past Micah’s armor to the prince inside. A prince whose sinful touch she craves. But first she has to brave his dark, dangerous lair and help him remember. Because they only have till midnight to save Elden.


September 26th, 2011 at 10:32 pm


Posted September 26th, 2011.

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Chat with Christine Feehan and J.R. Ward Tonight

via JR Ward

Friday 16th Sept. 2011 at 8pm EST


Chat Set up, Itinerary and Rules:

Before the chat starts, you will need to be aware of the following –

Chat room link –

The chat runs on Java software, you must have this enabled to access.  Feel free to try the link before chat time and if you need to update Java it will say.

Please note that downloading of Java is controlled by the manufacturers of it and not us, use all the safeguards you normally would when downloading from the Internet.

Chat will start at 8pm Eastern Standard Time – to locate the time in your time zone, go here.

Until the room is opened it will be locked by password.  You cannot get in but at the chat time the password will be removed and you can then access.


User names and personal passwords:

Choose a user name but DO NOT use your email address as it will not only be visible but using it can cause your account to be spammed or possibley hacked.  The password on the main screen is one you choose and can use each time – note it is NOT the password for the chat room.


Iitinerary and rules:

When the room is opened, you will be allowed a short period of free chat with each other.  However, when the chat starts you will be asked to only speak if selected for a question or during intermission.

This is because the chat moves quickly and it will allow the authors and staff to see questions and answer them accordingly.

Anyone who repeatedly shouts out during the question and answer session will be kicked from the chat, and if needs be banned from the room – which will also affect future chats.

When the chat moderator (Twisted) asks for questions simply type ??? and he will get names and make a list.  Each person will normally only be allowed to ask 1 question per author, to maximize fairness.

Please note that we endeavor to get the names of all wishing to ask a question but we are only human, so if you are overlooked it is not personal, it just gets very busy and moves quickly.

When Twisted’s list is full, he will say and then we will do the question and answer session with the author(s.)

Intermissions will be given at which point attendees can talk freely but when the Q&A recommences, then silence will be asked for again with the exclusion of making the next list of questions and then the asking of those questions.

A free chat period will also be allowed at the end.

The chat room WILL NOT kick you if you are idle, so you do not need to refresh or type to remain in the room to read.


September 16th, 2011 at 5:21 pm

Posted September 16th, 2011.

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Christine Feehan Chat Today

Author Christine Feehan will be chatting on Project Paranormal this afternoon at 3:00 EST/12:00 PST. Drop in and discuss Dark Predator, the latest in Christine’s Dark series, released earlier this week, as well as the other books in the series.


Christine Feehan, Dark Predator, Dark series


September 8th, 2011 at 9:20 am

Posted September 8th, 2011.

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