Wednesday, January 6, 2016

#MFRWHooks - 1/6/16 - Mortal Illusions - Fang for a fang #Vampires #Paranormal

Most vampires drink blood, but not all of them go for the neck.

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It's MFRW Book Hooks, a regular Wednesday feature!  This week, I'm sharing an excerpt from my 1st book, Mortal Illusions. A vampire romance published by New Concepts Publishing, Mortal Illusions is currently the first in a series of 3 books.  Its sequel, Fatal Desire, is currently under production.


This snippet occurs at the beginning of Chapter 14.  After she is punished by Germaine's coven, Sybill, a former mortal to one of Germaine's vampires, seeks to join a different coven. A vain beauty who wishes to be immortal, Sybill realizes she can gain two of heart's desires by beseeching Victor Cummings, the enemy of her enemy.

Though Nigel Watkins is a friend of Germaine's and an actor in his musical, he does not agree with Germaine's philosophy on transformations. So, he elected to join Victor's coven instead, and stands as an observer when Sybill makes her supplication to Victor, and is more than a little taken aback by her open hostility toward Germaine.

           What Nigel didn't believe in was seducing women against their will.
            Victor, however, maintained he had a right to convert whom he pleased without justifying his actions to anyone or anything--especially Germaine.  The fact that St. Justine had convinced other factions to curtail their transformations was cause enough for Victor to launch his own campaign against his one-time drinking companion.  And it was more than enough for him to try to take from Germaine the very thing Germaine had once taken from him.  The woman he loved.

Nigel Watkins plays Van Helsing in Germaine's musical adaptation of Dracula. He isn't aware of Sybill's history, or why she seeks to destroy her former leader, but he suspects her intentions will mean trouble for both Germaine and Claire.

M/F, Contemporary vampire romance in a society based on D/s.

Read the first three chapters at: Mortal Illusions

Buy the book at NCPAmazonBarnes & Noble or ARe.

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1 comment:

  1. Enjoyed this snippet Kathryn, seems there is no love lost between Getmaine and Victor.



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