Monday, October 3, 2011

Tour: Caressed by Moonlight by Amanda J. Greene (Guest Post & Giveaway)

What better way to continue a Monday then with a book tour & giveaway?!?! Please welcome author Amanda J. Greene who is joining us with her novel, Caressed by Moonlight!

Hello everyone,
I am really happy that I may do a guest post for this blog. I am here to discuss my current release, Caressed by Moonlight, the first within the Rulers of Darkness series.
Caressed by Moonlight is a combination of my favorite romance sub genres, historical and paranormal. This love story takes place in early 1800s London, where a vampire king, Dorian Vlakhos, is waiting for his enemies to arrive. Dorian has left his homeland to draw the murderous witches, who are slaughtering is people, away and he is using himself as bait.
            Victoria Kingston is not like the other young ladies prowling the market for a husband. She is fiery and determined to save her little sister from their vile aunt. Victoria is faced with an extremely difficult problem, she must marry within the month or forfeit her rights as guardian to her sister. But, when she meets Dorian, her resolve to find Mr. Right is shaken and soon she is swept up in Dorian’s seduction.
            All it takes is one simple kiss for two worlds to collide. Victoria is whisked away into the darkness of Dorian’s world while Dorian tries desperately to protect her. Excerpt:

            Dorian turned. There was no fear, no rage, no concern of any kind in his eyes or on his face, and for a moment, Victoria thought he would turn back and continue with his work, allowing her attacker to carry her away.
“I have no quarrel with you, sir, but if you don’t release her, I will be forced to kill you,” his voice was cold and stern, like a headstone.
“Why don’t you come down here and say that, leech?” the man challenged, tightening his grip on Victoria’s waist, pinning her hard against him. She tried to wiggle free but the man’s hold on her was impossible to break.
“We have your lovely woman, Vlakhos,” Wright taunted, stepping from the shadows.
“You were warned to stay away from her,” Dorian said tiredly shaking his head. “Do you ever listen?”
            In a breath, Victoria’s attacker’s hands slipped from her mouth and waist, releasing her. She jumped aside and gasped, staring wide-eyed at her would-be abductor, a dagger protruding from the center of his forehead. Had Dorian thrown it? She had not seen him move. She looked up at him. He stood on the deck, his face cold as stone…

            I wish you all happy reading! And thank you for welcoming me on your site. 

You can find out more about Amanda and her newest release, Caressed by Moonlight, and the next novel in the series, Caressed by Night, at

Amanda is giving away one digital copy of Caressed by Moonlight. To enter, just leave a comment and fill out the rafflecopter. Good luck!


  1. This sounds like an incredible read. I would love to give it a chance! :)

  2. You cannot...absolutely cannot get any better than Paranormal and Historical all in one. I cannot wait to get a hold of this book. I can feel the yumminess tickle even now.

  3. Enjoyed the excerpt ! I love both paranormal and historical romance so Caressed by Moonlight is going straight to my wish list.

  4. So far I love everything abt the book. Cover, blurb, reviews...
    Really want to read it.
    Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    I have one on my blog, too.
    Stop by if you get the chance :-)
    _yay_ @ BookthatThing!

  5. thank u for the giveaway! i love discovering new authors :D

  6. I think a fiery and strong woman is a perfect match for a vampire king! Thank you for the giveaway.

  7. Thanks for this giveaway.

    The two main characters really look very domineering. The book looks terrific and something I would enjoy.


  8. I love vampire romance stories and this one sounds like a keeper. I added it to my book wish list.


  9. What a great genre mash up!! Sometimes I have to juggle my TBR list between historicals and my paranormals. It's nice to get them in one book.

    mljfoland AT hotmail DOT com

  10. Caressed by Moonlight has been in my TBR list for a while. Now after reading that clip from the second book I want to read it even more! A very intriguing plot line.

    Thanks for a chance in your giveaway!
    eyesofblueice (at) gmail (dot) com

  11. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to read this book. Please enter me in contest.

  12. This book sounds great. I love a historical story with a twist!


  13. Sounds like a great read! =D

  14. Hi
    I love vamp books and this one sounds intriguing, so please enter me in the contest.

    dany7578 at hotmail dot com

  15. That was a great excerpt. I have been reading a lot of historical romance/mysteries/paranormal so this is right up my alley!

  16. Oh this sounds like a very good read. I think historical fiction & paranormal are a good mix. Plus, the cover is juicy!

    areeths at new dot rr dot com

  17. I would like to give a historical vampire story a try and this sounds like a dandy. Thank you for sharing with us today and for the awesome giveaway opportunity.

  18. Very cool sounding excerpt, and I love the covers on both novels :-) Thanks for the giveaway.


  19. Very cool sounding excerpt, and I love the covers on both novels :-) Thanks for the giveaway.


  20. Caressed by Moonlight looks great!

    Robin D
    robindpdx (at) yahoo (dot) com

  21. This is a new twist on the regular paranormal! I have yet to read an historical paranormal novel!

    Thanks for the giveaway! I think it sounds great!

    darlenesbooknook at gmail dot com


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