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Sunday, December 29, 2013

Alexandra Ivy's BORN IN BLOOD (Short Story/Giveaway)

To celebrate the release of Alexandra Ivy's first book in her newest paranormal romance series, BORN IN BLOOD, Alexandra is releasing a short story. You can catch the third part of that story here and at the very bottom of the post is links to the rest of the story. Enjoy!

Alexandra Ivy

Part Three

At the moment, his disconcerting silver gaze was locked on her pale face as he came to a halt directly in front of her.  Instantly Jayne could catch the scent of clean, male body and some delicious cologne that made her think of hot tropical nights and even hotter sex.


Now was not the time to indulge in her very X-rated fantasies of Anton Valik.

“Looking for me, sweetheart?” he murmured, his husky voice rubbing over her skin like a physical caress.  “I knew you couldn’t stay away.”

A portion of her terror was replaced by embarrassment at the snorts of laughter from the watching soldiers.

Okay, she was in the wrong, but he didn’t have to make her sound like a crazed stalker.

“Actually, I was looking for the Justice League,” she mocked, waving a hand toward the gathered men.  “And I found them.  Well, except for Aqua Man.  I assume he’s in the lake.”

She swiftly regretted her taunting words as a prickle of heat filled the air.  Shit.  When would she learn to keep her big mouth shut?  It was the reason she’d recently been laid off from the law office.  Then again, she wasn’t going to tolerate sexual harassment, even if it did cost her a job.

A mysterious smile curved Anton’s lips as he lifted his hand.  There was a short, startled pause before the lethal warriors silently melted back into the night.

Jayne released her breath on a low hiss, deeply relieved she wasn’t about to be fed to the wolves.  Or in this case...the Sentinels.

But her relief was cut short as Anton took another step forward, his sexual potency a gravitational force that threatened to suck her under.

No man should be so freaking gorgeous.

He reached to tuck a stray curl behind her ear.  “You didn’t really think you could sneak past our defenses, did you?”

The Sentinels, Book #1
Publisher:  Zebra
Publication Date:  December 31, 2013
ISBN-13:  978-1-4201-2514-6
AVAILABLE 12/31/14
In a stunning new series, Alexandra Ivy lures readers into the dark, seductive world of the Sentinels—humans outcast by their hidden abilities, treading the line between life and death, good and evil, pleasure and pain. . .

In The Heart Of Darkness

Sergeant Duncan O'Conner has seen it all before. Beautiful erotic dancer, murdered at home, no suspect, no motive. But there's one clue: she's missing her heart. It's enough to make the hard-bitten Kansas City cop enlist the help of a necro--one of the dead-channelling freaks who live in the domed city of nearby Valhalla. It's a long shot, but desperate crimes call for desparate measures.

Lies The Kiss Of Death

Unlike the other "high-bloods" in Valhalla, Callie Brown considers her abilities a gift, not a curse. But when she reads the dancer's final thoughts, she senses a powerful presence blocking her vision. This is no ordinary homicide. This is the work of a legendary necromancer who controls souls. A ravenous force that will put Callie's skills to the test, O'Conner's career at risk, and both their hearts on the line. . .literally.


 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.

In order to enter the giveaway, the entrants will have to read the short story and then answer questions about the story at the end of the tour.  The questions will be posted in the Rafflecopter widget.

The last 3 days of blogs will post the ENTIRE  story for people that missed it throughout the tour.

First Place:  $50 GC to Amazon or B&N
Second Place: $25 GC to Amazon or B&N
Third Place:  $10 GC to Amazon to B&N

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BORN IN BLOOD Tour Schedule - 12/27/13 - 1/11/14

12/27 Night Owl Reviews (Short Story - PART 1)

12/27 LITERAL ADDICTION (Short Story- PART 1)
12/27 You Gotta Read Reviews (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 Book Lovin' Mamas (Short Story- PART 1) 

12/27 Diane’s Book Blog (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 Just Paranormal Romance (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 Riverina Romantics (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 Shayna Renee's Spicy Reads (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 Talk Supe (Short Story- PART 1)

12/27 the snarkology (Short Story- PART 1) 

12/27 I Smell Sheep (Spotlight)

12/27 Who's Reviews (Spotlight)

12/27 babbling about books and more (Spotlight)

12/28 Darkest Addictions Book (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 deal sharing aunt (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 Literary Meanderings (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 Rumpled Sheets Blog (Shot Story- PART 2)

12/28 Taking It One Book at a Time (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 The Secret Sanctuary of Books (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 Tome Tender Book Blog (Short Story- PART 2)

12/28 Literal Hotties Naughty Book Reviews (Spotlight)

12/29 KT Book Reviews (Short Story- PART 3)

12/29 Reading Between the Wines (Short Story- PART 3)

12/29 Sassy Book Lovers (Short Story- PART 3)

12/29 Mad Hatter Reads (Spotlight)

12/30 Book bliss (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Books And Their Seven Deadly Sins (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Book Pages and Dripping Ink (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Booked & Loaded (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Books Books and More Books (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Imagine a World (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Nina’s Literary Escape (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Reading Reality (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 Where the Night Kind Roam (Short Story- PART 4)

12/30 The Reading Café (Spotlight)

12/31 Dalene's Book Reviews (Short Story- PART 5)

12/31 Tynga's Reviews (Short Story- PART 5)

1/1 Over the Edge Reviews (Short Story- PART 6)

1/1 The Rest Is Still Unwritten (Short Story- PART 6)

1/1 Words of Wisdom from The Scarf Princess (Spotlight)

1/2 Swept Away By Romance (Short Story- PART 7)

1/2 Sweet & Spicy Tales (Spotlight)

1/3 Reader Girls (Short Story- PART 8)

1/3 Romancing the Dark Side (Short Story- PART 8)

1/3 Wicked Readings by Tawania (Spotlight)

1/3 Inner Goddess (Spotlight)

1/4 For the Love of Bookends (Short Story- PART 9)

1/4 Mythical Books (Short Story- PART 9)

1/4 Cocktails and Books (Spotlight)

1/4 Kristina's Books & More (Spotlight)

1/5 Coffee and Characters (Short Story- PART 10)

1/5 Redheads Review it Better (Short Story- PART 10)

1/5 URBAN FANTASY LAND (Short Story- PART 10)

1/5 victoria's gossip (Short Story- PART 10)

1/5 Bookin' It Reviews (Spotlight)

1/6 Eclipse Reviews (Short Story- PARTS 1-5 )

1/6 Paranormal Haven (Short Story- PARTS 1-5)

1/6 Fang Freakin' Tastic Reviews (Spotlight)

1/7 Larissa and Friends' Bookish Life (Short Story- PARTS 5-10)

1/7 Scandalicious Book Reviews (Short Story- PARTS 5-10)

1/7 Sun Mountain Reviews (Short Story- PARTS 5-10)

1/7 Vampires, Werewolves, & Fairies Oh My (Short Story- PARTS 5-10)

1/7 Ramblings From This Chick (Spotlight)

1/8 Miscellaneous Thoughts of a Bookaholic (Short Story - ENTIRE STORY)

1/8 Offbeat Vagabond (Short Story- ENTIRE STORY)

1/8 Romancing Rakes For The Love of Romance (Short Story- ENTIRE STORY)

1/8 Seductive Musings (Spotlight)

1/8 TBQ's Book Palace (Spotlight-)

1/9  Book Monster Reviews (Short Story- ENTIRE STORY)

1/9 Books-n-Kisses (Short Story ENTIRE STORY)

1/9 Got fiction (Short Story ENTIRE STORY)

1/10 A_Tiffyfit's Reading Corner (Short Story - ENTIRE STORY)

1/10 Darker Passions (Short Story -ENTIRE STORY) 

1/10 Fandom Fanatic (Short Story -ENTIRE STORY)

1/10 My Book Chatter (Spotlight)


mk said...

I can't wait to read this book!

Victoria said...

I'm loving this - it's going to be a great read. Thank you.

Lynette Obermeyer said...

Want to read this book

Glittergirl said...

The short stories are awesome and really make me want to read the book which is pre-ordered on my Nook so it will appear TUESDAY! <3

Sebella Blue said...

Jayne is freakin' awesome. The Justice League *snort*

Sophia Rose said...

Bravo! Way to stand up for yourself, Jayne.

Barbara E. said...

Love the story, and I can't wait to read more about the Sentinels.