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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

#Interview with Jeaniene Frost of Wicked Bite




Lexi: Oh how we love the Night Huntress world and it’s many, many varied characters. So, it’s no surprise that we’re excited enough to pop some champagne to celebrate this author interview today. Welcome, Jeaniene Frost!

Thank you so much for having me!


Night Rebel
Lexi: If you’d asked us back in 2007 if there could be a MC to top Bones, we’d have laughed. But, Jeaniene, you keep bringing these other characters to life…and we absolutely love them! Like Ian! The unabashedly confident, can get under your skin, funny Ian. Can you share your favorite Ian line from WICKED BITE?

Oh my gosh, I can’t narrow it down to just one! For instance, I love when Veritas’ other nature takes control, and everyone else is terrified, but Ian just says, “Do you need a moment alone with yourself so the two of you can sort this out?” Or, when Veritas is trying to convince Ian to leave her alone because he could get killed again, and he laughs and says “I know. Danger, mayhem, and vicious demons await” because the man truly has no fear.

Then, of course, when Ian says to Veritas “Do anything you want to me. I promise to love all of it.” That is SO Ian. I’ve written some sexually-adventurous characters before *cough, Bones, cough* but no one’s like Ian. Veritas could literally say, “You know what would turn me on? Lighting you on fire before boinking your brains out” and Ian would be all, “Well, who doesn’t love a good barbeque? I’ll get the matches!” (Note: that doesn’t happen in WICKED BITE, but with Ian, I'm just saying that it could’ve 😊)


Lexi: Another reason to love the Night Rebel series is Veritas. I mean, she has balls of steel, she up and left Ian! Of course she had good reason to, she has some souls to catch. But still, she left Ian…talk about confusion! And confusion is exactly what Veritas has, confusion over who she is and who she wants to be. Her loss of self is so well written and real, how did you channel that?

Due to her dual nature, Veritas often feels out of control in our own skin, but on a lesser scale, haven’t we all? (puberty, anyone?) Also, many of us have had experience either with the death of a loved one, or a relationship ending, or a career taking an unexpectedly bad turn. Veritas is dealing with all the above, all at the same time. So, even though she and the book are paranormal, the struggle of doing your best while you’re hurt, confused, and you have little control over your circumstances is something a lot of us have been through. And, like many of us, Veritas doesn’t deal with it perfectly. She makes mistakes, and then she has to deal with the consequences of those mistakes on top of everything else. But, she keeps trying to be that better version of herself, even though she knows she’s not there yet. That’s also a struggle a lot of us can relate to, isn’t it?


Image result for the night huntress seriesLexi: Finding yourself can be a hard journey, as some other characters in the Night Huntress world know very well. And in WICKED BITE we get to see some familiar faces. Which appearance was your favorite to write?

I’ll admit that the prologue, where Vlad walks in on Leila while she’s examining Ian’s crotch to see if he still has a demon brand, made me giggle out loud at my keyboard. But my favorite guest appearance was probably Cat from the Night Huntress series. Cat has a unique understanding of what Veritas is going through with her dual nature, but Cat also has all the tact of a rampaging bull. So, when Cat talks to Veritas about it, things almost go very wrong. Isn’t that Cat in a nutshell? Trying to do the right thing, and making a complete mess of it instead?


Lexi: We want alllll of these characters to be your favorite to write so that you’ll keep going, and going, and going! Thank you so much for stopping by the blog, Jeaniene! You keep us coming back for more and the end of this book definitely leaves us ready for book three. Cheers to the release of WICKED BITE!

Once again, thank you so much for having me, and I hope you (and readers!) will stick around to see what’s next for Ian and Veritas in WICKED ALL NIGHT, the third Night Rebel novel.




41798737. sy475 Wicked Bite
(Night Rebel #2)
by Jeaniene Frost
Kindle Edition
Published January 28th 2020 by Avon
Original TitleWicked Bite
ASINB07H56593Q
In the newest Night Rebel novel, set in New York Times bestselling author Jeaniene Frost's Night Huntress world, beautiful, daring vampire Veritas risks all to protect Ian...

Some promises are meant to be broken...

Veritas spent most of her life as a vampire Law Guardian. Now, she's about to break every rule by secretly hunting down the dark souls that were freed in order to save Ian. But the risks are high. For if she gets caught, she could lose her job. And catching the sinister creatures might cost Veritas her own life.

Some vows are forever...

Ian's memories might be fragmented, but this master vampire isn't about to be left behind by the woman who entranced him, bound herself to him, and then disappeared. So what if demons, other Law Guardians, and dangerous, otherworldly forces stand against them? Come hell or high water, Ian intends to remind Veritas of the burning passion between them, because she is the only person seared on his mind--and his soul... 


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About the Author:
Jeaniene Frost
Jeaniene Frost is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of the Night Huntress series, the Night Prince series, the Broken Destiny series, and the new Night Rebel series. To date, foreign rights for her novels have sold to twenty different countries. Jeaniene lives in Florida with her husband Matthew, who long ago accepted that she rarely cooks and always sleeps in on the weekends. Aside from writing, Jeaniene enjoys reading, poetry, watching movies with her husband, exploring old cemeteries, spelunking and traveling – by car. Airplanes, children, and cook books frighten her.

For information on Jeaniene's books, book trailers, deleted scenes, creature mythology, and more, please visit: www.jeanienefrost.com



2 comments:

Katscornerreads said...

Awesome interview!!!! Love all jeaniene's books!!! Shared on my socials!! Can't wait to read!!💋💞

Dream Girl said...

Loved it ❤️❤️❤️

It's like for a while we glimpse their world and feel.

Love ur character in all book every book has theirs own special Heros.

Want more everytime.

😊😉📖👍 ❤️