VampireRomanceBooks.com has been asked to share the news of

this wonderful contest with all the Sherrilyn Kenyon fans we have here!

The contest ends July 1st, 2010, so hurry and submit your videos.

Just click on the banner below to submit your video and see all the official rules.

 

 

 

Fans can shoot a video of
themselves talking about why they love the Dark-Hunter series and
reading their favorite passage.

They’ll choose their favorite 10 videos and the producers of the
fan-favorite Acheron and league videos will create a montage that
they’ll distribute. One grand prize winner will receive a $500 gift
card.

 

Good Luck!

  

Any questions you have can be directed to http://www.officialsanctuary.com/mykenyon/ .

Here’s a list of known upcoming book releases from your favorite paranormal romance authors for July 2010.

If we’ve missed any titles, feel free to post a comment informing of us of the book title, author and release date.

To help in your search for the perfect book for you, please note the codes listed.

Ant= Anthology/collection of short stories

A=Angels/Guardians

AGT=Agents/Spy/Spec Ops/Feds

D=Demons

E=Erotica

FE= Fae/Faries/Elves

FY= Fantasy

GH= Ghost/Spirits

H= Historical


HMR= Humor

MG= Magic

MY=Mystery

Psy= Psychic/ESP

SH= Shifters/Were

UF= Urban Fantasy


V= Vampires

VK= Vikings

WH= Witch/Warlock

WR= Warriors/Brotherhood

YA= Young Adult

Z=Zombies


July 1st

Shadow of the Vampire
Meagan Hatfield
V

Zombie Moon
Lori Devoti
Z

My Love Eternal:
Dark Kiss Trilogy #1
Liz Strange
V

 

Sin’s Pride
Mandy M. Roth
  
SH


 July 5th

A Second Chance at Forever:
The Dark Kiss Trilogy #2 (kindle edition)
Liz Strange
     
July 6th

In Other Worlds
Sherrilyn Kenyon
Ant

Wild
Maya Banks
SH,E

Cold Sight:
Extra Sensory Agents #1
Leslie Parrish
PSY, UF

Demon Blood:
The Guardians #10
Maljean Brook
V, A

Cupid Cats: anthology
Connie Brockway, Katie MacAlister, Vicki Lewis
Ant

Death by Diamonds:
Vintage Magic Mystery #3
Annette Blair
MG, MY

Twice Bitten:
Chicagoland Vampires #3
Chloe Neill
SH,V, UF

Unchained:
Dark Forgotten #3
Sharon Ashwood
UF

Chains of Ice: The Chosen Ones #3
Christina Dodd
SH

Undead and Unfinished:
Queen Betsy #9
Mary Janice Davidson
V/D

Bonds of Justice:
Psy-Changelings #8
Nalini Singh
SH, PSY

My Way to Hell:
Kiss and Hell #2
Dakota Cassidy
HMR, D

Unholy Magic: Downside #2
Stacia Kane
GH, UF

A Glimpse of Evil:
Psychic Eye Mysteries #8
Victoria Laurie
PSY, MY

Insatiable:
Federation Chronicles #3
Lauren Dane
AGT

The Fire Lord’s Lover:
Elven Lords #1
Kathryne Kennedy
FE, FY, H

All Fired Up
Kristen Painter
FY, VK

The Sacrifice:
Forbidden series # 5
Samantha Sommersby
D, PSY

Myla by Moonlight
Inez Kelley
SH, MG

The Season of Risks:
An Ethical Vampire Novel
Susan Hubbard
V
       


July 20th

Black Magic
Cherry Adair
MG

Dracula, My Love
Syrie James
V, H

Wolfsbane Winter
Jane Fletcher
 



July 27th

Water Bound:
Sea Haven Novel #8
Christine Feehan

Here Comes the Vampire: Dead-End Dating #6
Kimberly Raye
V

Tempting the Fire: ACRO #5
Sydney Croft
PSY, AGT

Dark Warrior Untamed:
Talions #3
Alexis Morgan
WR

As Lie the Dead:
Dreg City #2
Kelly Meding
UF, SH

Bring on the Night:
WVMP Radio #3
Jeri Smith-Ready
V, UF

Eternal Kiss of Darkness:
Night Huntress World #2
Jeaniene Frost
V, UF

A Wild Light:
Hunter Kiss #3
Marjorie M Liu
UF

The Falcon Prince
Karen Kelley

City of Ghosts: Downside #3
Stacia Kane
GH, UF

Waking the Witch:
Women of the Underworld #11
Kelley Armstrong
 
UF, D, WH

Rise of the Poison Moon:
Jennifer Scales #5
MaryJanice Davidson
SH

Captured by Moonlight
Nancy Gideon
SH

Entwined:
Eternal Guardians #2
Elisabeth Naughton
WR

Shadow Fall :
Shadow series #2
Erin Kellison
D,FE
 


July 29th

Jealousy: Strange Angels #3
Lili St. Crow
YA
     

Congratulation to Diane K.!  She has won a custom L.O.S.T. latte mug from Karin Harlow!

Check back soon for our next giveaway!

 

Blood Born was one of those books that surprised me. I was expecting the usual vampire vs. humans or vampire-loves-human, but this one was so much more. This book really had more of an Urban Fantasy feel to it than a Romance, but fans of either will love this book!  The background of the main characters was so in-depth that it was impossible not to feel connected. I’ve read several reviews that said there was too much background but I feel that if you didn’t have the back ground of the characters, the story wouldn’t have the same appeal. Luca and Chloe are the main characters, but the supporting characters are so much a part of the story in their own way. This book is a perfect “first in a series” and I can’t wait to find out what happens to everyone next! The twists and turns in this story leave you guessing. The collaboration between Linda Howard and Linda Jones was a flawless blend and I am looking forward to reading Warrior Rising in 2011.

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The people of the US are more than aware of the blood-suckers that inhabit Washington DC. What they don’t know is that there are real blood suckers: Vampires, and there is a rouge faction, led by one of the council members, that are conspiring to take their place at the top of the food chain. The rogue vampires are tired of hiding in the dark, pretending not to be the powerful immortals that they are. The humans are nothing more than food and should be put in their place. The rogues are tracking down and killing conduits, humans that are able to bring ancient spirit warriors into the human realm to fight the vampires. Fortunately for the vampires, the humans have no idea they are conduits, some finding themselves doubting their sanity after seeing visions and hearing voices of their warriors. The vampires have to kill the conduits before the warriors can come through to this realm.


Luca Ambrus is a Blood Born. He’s a rare vampire, born of two vampire parents and, therefore, one of the most powerful in the vampire race. Luca also has a gift (or a curse):  no one remembers him once they have taken their eyes off of him. Only the oldest and most power of the vampires are immune. The Vampire Council has, for centuries, tried to get him to join with them, but Luca has always refused. A warrior at heart, he has no desire to play politics or to be holed up in the Council headquarters with the rest of the over-privileged Council members. He has been an agent for the council, working for them to keep the secrecy of the race and tracking down and destroying those that betray them.

When Luca’s one friend on the Council summons him with a cryptic  message of battle and death, Luca returns to the Council to find his friend, Hector has been killed and by one of their own. In his search for the killer, he uncovers the conspiracy of the rogue vampires.


Chloe Fallon is a human and a conduit and has been having odd dreams and hearing voices for weeks now. Living on little sleep and doubting her own mortality she is caught by surprise when a rogue vampire attacks her on her way home from work. Luca has been following the rogue and comes to Chloe’s rescue. Luca is shocked when Chloe seems to be immune to his gift/curse by remembering him over and over again. His curiosity keeps him returning and soon they form a bond of trust as well as deeper, more passionate feelings. Chloe realizes that she must rely on Luca to keep her alive. Luca knows that he cannot trust anyone else and won’t leave Chloe’s life in any one else’s hands.


Time is running out for the rogue vampires, the conduits, and the warriors that are trying to make it over to the physical realm. As the line between the sides is blurred for some, it’s a race to get the upper hand in the battle before the human and vampire worlds collide.


Have you read Blood Born by Linda Howard and Linda Jones? If so, post a comment and let others know what you thought!

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Karin Harlow will be giving away to one lucky person, a custom L.O.S.T. latte mug! Check out Karin’s interview and leave a comment with a writing related question to be entered! Winner will be picked Friday June 18th.

Ladies and gents, I am pleased to share with you an interview with Karin Harlow. Karin is the author of the newly release Enemy Lover, the first in the L.O.S.T. series.

Ms. Harlow has kindly answered a series of questions for us here at VRB.com and we’re pleased to share her answers with you.

Now without further ado, I give you Karin Harlow!

Enjoy!

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