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Offended or not? Flowers and Fangs @KMNbooks #8sunday #snippetsunday

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Welcome to Snippet Sunday.

Enjoy a snippet from last week: Flowers and Fangs Chapter 4 #3

This week's snippet is another snippet from Flowers and Fangs.

Chapter 4. This is in Derek's POV.

Update from last week: Derek fought Tim, the vampire off, wounded him, and he's escaped, leaving Derek to face Sloane and decide if she's been turned or not. Marks on her neck might mean she's been bitten. Sloane has mustered some of her composure and has ordered Derek to leave her house at once. Not going to happen... If you recall from earlier snippets, Derek knew Sloane in high school, but it's been over ten years since they'd seen each other. Derek recognized Sloane from a photo, but so far Sloane hasn't made the connection...

*The excerpt may have been modified to fit the 10 sentence limit.:)


He went with his instinct and cautiously lowered the weapon, but kept it engaged to fire. "Tim is—heck, there was no way to sugarcoat this—he's a vampire."

She laughed at him, but it was a nervous chortle brought on by fear and uncertainty. "So he claimed. I'm guessing delusional is catchy."

"You think so?" She didn't recognize him, but he wasn't sure if he should be offended or grateful. He'd been a skinny teen when he met her in high school, and they did more kissing than talking. "Your boyfriend has fangs and if I'm not mistaken, he bit you. I'm assuming this is not normal behavior for him."


Wonder what Sloane will say to defend Tim's actions. 🙂

Here's your chance to win a Kindle eBook copy of my paranormal tale, Flowers and Fangs.

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New Valentine Romance Collection from VTP is available!

Be My Everything 2016 Valentine Collection Available at Amazon / Amazon UK / iTunes / Smashwords /Nook/ Createspace

About the Book: My story in the collection is Heart of the Sea. Mermaids anyone?

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Don’t Miss Out on Tales with a Bite… @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery #vampires #99¢books

If you want more than a romance with your paranormal read, enjoy a world where the paranormal world collides with the human world.

In Stake and Dust, a Lamia, worthy of John Keats' prose, pampers aspiring artists for an itsy-bitsy price...they're lives.

No one is safe when faced with a Nosferatu, one of the most lethal vampires of all the septs, he's started an epidemic of infected humans in Flowers and Fangs.

Stealing souls and selling them for a hefty price proves a leisurely pastime for a Grim Sith in Soul Taker.

***Disclaimer: Enter my worlds at your own risk. I will not be responsible for any lost items, including your soul.

Here's your chance to win a Kindle eBook copy Flowers and Fangs.

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If you were a winner, congratulations! If you want book one of the series, look no further. The link is provided below. It is not necessary to read book one to enjoy book two. 🙂

What? You weren't a winner? No worries The Stake and Dust series - (both books) are only 99¢ right now for the Spring Sale Event!

Soul Taker, a InD'tale RONE Finalist for best Paranormal, is only 99¢ too. Such a deal!


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Purchase your eBook copies at:

Stake and Dust, Book I

Flowers and Fangs, Book 2

Soul Taker

Want more information on these fantastic tales.

Here's the blurbs.

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About Flowers and Fangs, "Stake and Dust series, Book II":

(ONLY 99¢)

Derek Hayes and his family are preternatural hunters. Stake and dust is their motto, but Derek has a difficult time accepting his sworn duty when Sloane McBride, his ex-girlfriend from high school, is the one he's been sent to eliminate. Once infected from a Nosferatu bite, there is no turning back. Sloane has been bitten and she will eventually change.

It proves a race against time when Derek puts aside his core beliefs and teams up with Sloane. The Nosferatu wants Sloane for his own, Derek's brothers are hunting her, and every second brings Sloane closer to changing into the very fiend they want to kill.

Enjoy a snippet here.

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Stake and Dust, Book I-  These are stand alone stories.  (ONLY 99¢)

A Lamia, a sea creature worthy of John Keats' prose, teams up with a vampire with serial tendencies. When young promising artists are found dead, the Preternatural Bureau sends Cassandra Hayes to the Hamptons to help a fellow hunter track down this lethal duo. She's only spoken to Mr. Green once on the phone and when she meets him in person, he is not what she expects. His hunting skills are spot on, but there is something the man is hiding, and she's determined to find out what it is despite the attraction developing between them.

Tremayne Graystone, a vampire from one of the oldest septs, is not pleased when he finds a dead hunter left on the doorstep of his pub. He should have never answered the hunter's phone, but someone is trying to frame him and he wants answers. Surely he can masquerade as Mr. Green, the hunter Cassandra is supposed to meet, before she figures out his true identity and stakes him. She's a Hayes, from a long line of vampire hunters, and fraternizing with the enemy is simply not done, but as they work together and follow the clues, the lines become blurred when he falls for the hunter's charms.

Enjoy a snippet here.

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No soul is safe…
A vampire from the Grim Sith sept is sucking the souls out of young women from the Boston area, but this sinister crime is far worse than a vampire seeking substance. He’s selling the souls to the highest bidder and it seems business is booming.

A vampire, a werewolf, and a Necromancer are a most unlikely team, but Garran, Harrison, and Isabella plan on putting a kink in the dubbed Soul Taker’s plans. It’s personal now. One of their friends has fallen victim to the Soul Taker’s charms, but to stop him from hurting anyone else, their efforts may involve raising the dead.

Enjoy a snippet here.

Soul Taker
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Audible is narrated by Guy Veryzer.

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Mind, Body, Soul by Karen Michelle Nutt @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery #yoga #romance

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Hi all, Karen Michelle Nutt here. I'm at Once Upon A Word chatting about what I do to exercise. What's your favorite activity? Love to know. Come by and share it with us. Mind, Body and Soul:

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A Wee Bit of Good Luck @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery #superstitions #Irishblessings

Luck of the Irish isn't easy to obtain, and you don't have to be Irish to have a wee bit of good luck come your way. Here are some superstitions and bad omens you'd be good to avoid, and more than a few charming ones as well.
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Spring Sale Starts March 15 – April 15. What’s your Reading pleasure? @KMNbooks

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Always come prepared… Flowers and Fangs @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery #8sunday #snippetsunday


Derek hated to think it, but if Tim paid a visit to the McBrides, he hoped the vamp ended it here, drained them and moved on because if one of the McBrides survived, the nightmare continued at another poor schmuck's home.

Reaching the gate, his hand gripped the padlock. It wouldn't stop him and he pulled out his tools from his jeans' pocket to pick the lock. He could easily jump the fence, but it was better to take the time now and have an easy escape route, if there proved a need. It took less than a minute.

He opened the gate and slid in, only to halt his movements when he noticed the black lab sitting on his haunches, staring at him with a curious tilt of its head. He was glad he had the heads up on the pet. "Good…boy," he said as he slowly fished into his jacket with multiple pockets containing all sorts or weapons. This pocket just happened to be filled with dog biscuits. He kept a box in his truck. Made it easier to deal with the four-legged animals when he invaded their territory.


The family's pet is alive and well. Does that seem to be a good sign? Just a thought. 🙂

*****Victory Tales Press is looking for stories for their anthology. Would you like to participate? Here's the link for more information.

*****If you’re a writer (regardless of published/unpublished status) come join us and share a snippet of your work in progress, a new release, or an oldie but goodie.

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Trick or Treat at the Authors’ Bash @KMNbooks @RebeccaJVickery

Halloween pumpkins in the forestThe big Trick or Treat at the Authors' Bash starts tomorrow! Stop by and meet the authors. Ask questions, read the excerpts, play the author's games and win prizes. So much fun!! To be entered to win the Grand Prize of a $60 Amazon Gift Card, all you have to do is comment on one or all the authors' posts and you're entered to win. Hint: Each comment you make is worth a entry.

In the Mood for some more partying? Stop by Must Love Breeches Anniversary Party! I'll be giving away an eBook copy of one my Time Travel Tales. Winner's choice.



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 Trick or Treaters stop by on Oct. 26, 2015. Meet the authors and stick around for the party and you'll have a chance to win some treats.
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