It's been a while since we've done one of these huge giveaways, but I love them SO hard. I love when we can team up to show our appreciation to the people who make this job possible. We're all blessed to give you an escape from reality. Now, we'd like to give back. Check out our huge giveaway and good luck, from Golden Czermak,Terri Reid, Vicky Burkholder. Calinda Be, Michele Bardsley, Regina Puckett, Laurann Dohner, and myself.
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Dead men DO tell tales!
There’s no need to dig for treasure in this anthology of 10 short stories by today’s hottest fantasy authors. Stories include:
In Which An Undead Finds Himself At Sea (In More Ways Than One) A Story of the Draculia Vampires by Colleen Gleason – The year 1802: When sexy, undead Raine St. Albans goes off to the Caribbean on a mission to try and thwart the evil vampire Cezar Moldavi, he finds himself at the mercy of the female pirate captain Arial Bonny…in more ways than one.
A Vampire’s Life for Me by Nikki Jefford - Fane Donado’s always been a grab life by the teeth kind of vampire. When his alluring friend Cassie requests help investigating suspicious vamp deaths in the Caribbean Islands, Fane hops the first plane down. Playing Sherlock Holmes isn’t half as enticing as convincing Cassie to break her number one rule of not dating other vampires. But if it’s true that a vampire hunter’s trolling the islands, they’re all at risk.
Someday My Count Will Come by C. Gockel –Dare is an ancient Night Elf keeping secrets from his own kind and seeking a Night Elf that has gone renegade. Penny is only twenty-four, seeking her lost sister, and hiding a secret as well. To save themselves, and save Dare’s people, they might have to risk letting their secrets go.
No Scions for Old Men by Courtney Sloan – Vampire Queen Esme holds a treasure too tempting for any to pass up: a cure to the bestial madness born from vampiric long life. But when a group of South Americans seeking the cure crash onto the island, dragging an entire pirate fleet behind them, Esme must decide if a few refugee souls are worth the destruction of her people’s way of life.
Midnight Escape by Jennifer Blackstream– Where do vampires send their criminals? Paradise.
Out for Blood, by Hailey Edwards - White sand beaches, fresh tropical drinks…and three exsanguinated bodies. So much for Marshal Ayer’s transfer to the island of St. Kitts being a vacation.
Enzili by Mark Henwick - Will Charles Tynes be able to face the true horror that lurks beneath the bright Caribbean sun?
Consume by Charity Parkerson - Jonathan thinks Cin is too perfect to be real. He’s right.
Dawn’s Justice by Phaedra Weldon – A message claiming Robert Guillot is not dead but alive in Havana, starts Solange on her own personal journey to learn the truth about what happened to her secret lover. But will she find him before his scheming sister and overly kind uncle do?
Ship of the Dead by Debra Dunbar - Adeyemi leads a band of rebel Maroons in the mountains of eighteenth-century Haiti, but one by one his men are found dead. Is the murderer an evil spirit? An animal? Or are the killings somehow related to the eight strangers that arrived from France on a ship where nearly all of the crew are dead?
Passionate Ink’s 2nd Annual SEXY SCRIBBLES CONTEST 2017
Give us their first meeting: their first kiss, or even their first time… We want to see your prowess at developing sexual tension in a scene of 3000 words or less. This contest is for published and unpublished authors of erotic or sexy/steamy romance. Published works must have a copyright year of 2016. Any works previously published must be significantly altered and published with a new copyright year of 2016. The excerpt submitted must be from a completed work of any length, (i.e., a short story, novella, or novel). You will be given feedback/critique for each entry.
PLEASE NOTE: This isn’t a contest for sex scenes, it’s about the tension. The longing between your two (or three or more;0) characters – it doesn’ t need to include a physical aspect. Also, we really mean 3000 words or less, but sometimes less is more. You will be judged on your tension, and your writing skills, so please pick your best tension filled scene.
Sign up to be a judge!
The following agents, editors, and publishing houses have agreed to participate as Finalist Judges!
Alissa Davis of Carina Press
Stephanie Doig of Carina Press
Rhonda Helms of Carina Press
Kate Richards of Decadent Publishing
Liz Pelletier of Entangled Publishing
Sandra Bunino of Evernight Publshing
Toni Kelley of eXtasy Books
Tahra Seplowin of Harlequin Desire
Kierstin Cherry of LooseID
GG Royale of LooseID
Amanda Siemen of Lyrical Press
Lori Perkins of Riverdale Avenue Books
Austin Blake of Siren BookStrand
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Save the date: July 15th, 2016! What: The Passionate Ink Annual Chapter Party