Thursday, October 11, 2012

Phantom Shadows Blog Tour and Giveaway with Dianne Duvall

Phantom Shadows

Dr. Melanie Lipton is no stranger to the supernatural. She knows immortals better than they know themselves, right down to their stubborn little genes. So although a handsome rogue immortal seems suspicious to her colleagues, Sebastien Newcombe intrigues Melanie. His history is checkered, his scars are impressive, and his ideas are daring. But it's not his ideas that have Melanie fighting off surges of desire. . .

Bastien is used to being the bad guy. In fact, he can't remember the last time he had an ally he could trust. But Melanie is different--and under her calm, professional exterior he senses a passion beyond anything in his centuries of experience. Giving in to temptation is out of the question--he can't put her in danger. But she isn't asking him . . .


“Are you trying to make me laugh again?”



“Because you don’t seem to laugh very often.  And I like it when you laugh.  It makes me happy.”

Hell.  He was in so much trouble.  There was only so much a man could withstand.

“I like you, Sebastien.”

“I don’t know why,” he murmured.

“I see what the others don’t.”

Once more, he found himself at a loss for words, because the desperation with which he wanted her to see something good in him -- something he could never seem to find himself -- was terrifying.

“Now, I know you don’t like to be touched,” she began.

What nit told her that? his inner voice screamed.

“But brace yourself.”  She took a step closer.  “Because I’m going to give you a hug.”

He stiffened.

Don’t let her touch you!  Not now!  Not after that weird-ass conversation that left you fixated on her body and feeling all soft and mushy inside because she likes to see you laugh!

Stepping closer, she slipped her arms around his waist, pressed the front of her delectable body to the front of his, leaned her weight into him, and rested her cheek on his chest.

He closed his eyes.  It felt wonderful.  She felt wonderful. 

Though he willed himself not to give in to temptation, he found himself wrapping his arms around her slight form and holding her tight.  

Kindle Contest

Don’t miss Dianne’s big kindle contest!  

In addition to the giveaway here at Fang-tastic Books (a give away of a signed copy of the winner's choice of one of the Immortal Guardians books), she’s giving away THREE Kindles (or Kindle Gift Cards if you already have one) to celebrate the release of PHANTOM SHADOWS.  See her website for details.

Dianne Duvall is the author of the Immortal Guardians paranormal romance series.  Her debut novel DARKNESS DAWNS was nominated for the RT Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Vampire Romance by RT Book Reviews and for Best Paranormal Romance - Vampire by The Romance Reviews.  NIGHT REIGNS, the second book, was declared an "utterly addictive" Top Pick by RT Book Reviews.  And PHANTOM SHADOWS, the third book in the series, was deemed a Top Pick by The Romance Reviews.  In addition to being a writer and an avid reader, Dianne loves all things creative.  When she isn't burying her nose in a book or weaving stories of her own, Dianne is active in the independent film industry and once even appeared onscreen as a machete-wielding maniac not unlike the vampires she so loves to create in her novels.

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Texas Book Lover said...

Great excerpt! I loved the first two books in this series and am looking forward to Bastien and Melanie's book!

Thanks so much!
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jenn said...

Great post! I'm so excited to read this book!!! Thanks for the giveaway!


booklover0226 said...

I read the first two books and loved them. I can't wait to read this.

Tracey D
booklover0226 at gmail dot com

Debby said...

Great excerpt. I would love to read the rest.
debby236 at gmail dot com

Barbara E. said...

I have the first two books on my TBR shelf, but haven't had a chance to read them yet. I guess I better get started, since now there's a new book to add to the pile. :D

Barbed1951 at aol dot com

bn100 said...

Nice trailer and excerpt.


Eli Yanti said...

Thanks for the giveaway, love to win Diana's book ;)


June M. said...

Great excerpt. I love heroes who are so tough as to not like hugs, until the woman they are falling in love with hugs them, lol. I am really looking forward to reading Bastien's love story.
manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

Dianne Duvall said...
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Dianne Duvall said...

Texas Book Lover: Thanks! I hope you’ll like Phantom Shadows! Good luck!

jenn: I’m glad you liked it! Thank you! Good luck!

booklover0226: Thanks, Tracey! Great to see you here! Good luck!

Debby: Thank you! I hope you’l like Phantom Shadows! Good luck!

Barbara E.: I haven’t had any reading time lately either. Let’s hope we can both find some soon so we can start whittling down our TBR piles. :-) Good luck!

bn100: I’m so glad you liked them! Good luck!

Eli Yanti: Thanks for entering! Good luck!

June M.: :-) I hope you’ll like Bastien’s story! Good luck!

Lisa said...

I haven't read these books yet, they sound great! I love finding new series to read. Thank you for the giveaway!

Diane said...

Thanks for the snippet, I so like a hero who is strong yet can adjust to his love interest!

diane dot sadler at gmail dot com

Crystal Newman said...

I can't wait to read this book after reading the excerpt!!! Thank you so much for letting us see a little inside the book. Thanks for the giveaway!!

Crystal Newman said...

fogot my email sorry.

Maris said...

I haven't read them yet, but I heard good things about it. I know they've gotten good reviews. Congratulations. Thanks for the giveaway.

donnas said...

The first book was awesome. Cant wait to read more. Thanks for the chance!

bacchus76 at myself dot com

gamistress66 said...

haven't read any of these but it sounds quite interesting, enjoyed the excerpt. thanks for the chance to win a copy & learn more :)
gamistress66 (at) aol (dot) com

Dianne Duvall said...

Lisa: Yay! I’m glad you like what you’ve heard so far. :-) I hope you’ll enjoy the series! Good luck!

Diane: Even the toughest Immortal Guardian has a real soft spot for the woman he loves. :-) Thanks for entering! Good luck!

Crystal Newman: I’m glad you liked the excerpt! I hope you’ll like Bastien’s story! Good luck!

Maris: Thank you! I’ve been very pleased by the reviews. :-) I hope you’ll like my Immortal Guardians! Good luck!

donnas: Thanks, Donna! Great to see you here! Good luck!

gamistress66: I’m glad you liked the excerpt! I hope you’ll like my immortals! Good luck!