Saturday, August 10, 2013

Kait Ballenger, Twilight Hunter (Guest Post/Giveaway)

Please give a warm welcome to paranormal romance author, Kait Ballenger, joining us with Twilight Hunter! 

Ten Random Fun Facts about Hero Jace McCannon

Execution Underground hunter, Jace McCannon, is the best werewolf hunter on the East Coast. He also happens to be half-wolf himself. In total “bad boy” spirit, Jace is a heavy drinker, a smoker, and curses like there is no f**king tomorrow. But despite all his flaws and his dark emotional past, Jace is a hero at heart, someone who cares deeply about the lives of innocents, fights to protect them, and someone for whom loyalty is second nature. With the days quickly leading up to the release of Jace’s novel, Twilight Hunter, I thought I’d share with you ten random fun facts about this tortured bad boy who steals the heart of werewolf packmaster and Twilight Hunter heroine, Frankie Amato. Enjoy!

1. In high school, Jace was kicked off the football team after he was caught sleeping with the head cheerleader, the football coach’s daughter, under the bleachers. This was, of course, after he’d developed the reputation of having slept with every girl on the squad.

2. Jace is a high school dropout; though don’t take that to mean he doesn’t have an extremely high I.Q. At age 16 Jace dropped out of high school, took his G.E.D and passed, and then joined the Execution Underground.

3. Jace’s closest friend is fellow Execution Underground hunter and Rochester division team member, David Aronowitz. Jace was a big influence in convincing David to join the Execution Underground once he graduated college. Jace and David were high school friends.

4. Jace is a Rochester native, and though he did most of his field training for the Execution Underground in Atlantic City, he still considers Rochester home. He’s specifically from Honeoye, just outside downtown Rochester.

5. With his supernatural metabolism, it’s a hard feat for someone to beat Jace in a drinking match and his pick of poison is Bushmills Irish Whiskey.

6. Jace is loyal to a fault and would never do anything to betray someone he cares for.

7. Jace is a man of humble origins and despite the loads of money he earns from the Execution Underground, his living standards don’t reflect that. To paraphrase his words, he’d rather live with shitty and realistic any day than fancy and face bulls**t.

8. Jace drives an H3, and yes, he does know what global warming is, but he wants to see you lug around loads of heavy artillery in a small four door.

9. Jace uses a Mateba handgun, which is unique and customized. He makes certain to load all his firearms with silver bullets.

10. He’s of Irish descent, and yes his favorite foods all include potatoes, and you better not say jack sh*t about it.

Back Cover Blurb for Twilight Hunter: 
Hunters of the supernatural, the Execution Underground are an elite group tasked with protecting humanity…but what happens when danger collides with desire?Jace McCannon has one loyalty: the Execution Underground. Despite his mixed blood, his hatred for the werewolves he hunts is legendary. But in his search for a sadistic killer, Jace finds himself face-to-face with a stunningly seductive packmaster…and longing for a night with his mortal enemy.Nothing can stop Frankie Amato from defending her kind-or catching the rogue responsible for killing women in her territory. For that, this alpha female needs Jace’s skills more than she wants to admit. But as their investigation exposes evil truths, need burns into a passion that dare not be fulfilled. For to do so will have deadly consequences for them both…
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Kait Ballenger is a full-time paranormal romance author, wife, bellydancer, graduate student, and soon-to-be-professor. She is the multi-published, award-winning author of the Execution Underground paranormal romance series. With a B.A in English from Stetson University, Kait is currently earning an M.F.A in Writing. Kait believes anything is possible with hard work and dedication. One day, she hopes to be a bestseller and to see her novels on the big screen. Look for the next two books in her page-turning Execution Underground series: Twilight Hunter, book one (August 2013) and Immortal Hunter, book two (January 2014), and don’t forget to check out Shadow Hunter, a prequel novella to the series featured in the After Dark anthology along NYT Bestseller Gena Showalter—now available in trade paperback, ebook, and audiobook formats. For more information, please visit or follow her on Twitter @kait_ballenger and Facebook.

Kait is giving away a signed copy of Twilight Hunter to one reader, US/CA only please. To enter, just leave a question or comment for Kait or Jace on this post and then fill out the rafflecopter below. Good luck!
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  1. Love the facts on Jace. My kind of man, loyal, smart, humble and Irish with lots of energy...yum :)
    Can't wait to read it.

  2. Hi Kait! ~~~WAVING~~~
    Love your Execution Underground and found your facts on Jace very interesting... Thanks for sharing!

  3. I love fact #8 about Jace :). Thank you so much for the great giveaway.

  4. I can't wait to read your book. It sounds amazing. Thanks for the giveaway.

  5. Thanks for sharing. This series sounds great and I am looking forward to reading it. evamillien at gmail dot com

  6. Thanks for commenting, everyone!

  7. Great cover! And great fun facts too!

  8. #6 and 10, I love potatoes too!

  9. Looking forward to reading this one. It's sounds really good. I've added it to my list! Damaris dsr002(at)gmail(dot)com

  10. congrats to Kait on the new release! Jace sounds like my kinda guy ;)

  11. I enjoyed all the fun facts about Jace. And it definitely makes me even more avid to read this book. :) Congratulations on this all new release!

  12. Jace sounds like an amazing character. I do so hope to meet him through the pages of your fantastic book.

  13. Like 10 fact. Congrats on the new release.

  14. Thanks for the chance to win!!!

  15. I love this author and the amazing series. sdylion(at)gmail(dot)com

  16. Sounds like a great book, looking forward to reading it! Thanks for the giveaway!

  17. thanks for the giveaway sounds like a great read.

  18. I can't wait to read Twilight Hunter!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  19. oh man this book sounds so good. can't wait to read this.


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