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My Books are on Sale in Preperation for my Upcoming Release

I’ve lowered the prices on the first books in my Nocturnal Surrender Series. This is your chance to get up to date on the series before the September release of Night Therapy. The prices are as follows:

TNSS: Book 1 Novelette originally $2.99, now only $1.99.

TNSS: Book 1
Novelette originally $2.99,
now only $1.99.

TNSS: Book 2 Novella originally $2.99, now only $1.99.

TNSS: Book 2
Novella originally $2.99,
now only $1.99.

TNSS: Book 3 Novelette originally $2.99, now only $1.99.

TNSS: Book 3
Novelette originally $2.99,
now only $1.99.

TNSS: Anthology Anthology originally $5.99,  now only $3.99.

TNSS: Anthology
Anthology originally $5.99,
now only $3.99.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The anthology, Nocturnal Bites, contains the first three books in the series as well as the bonus erotic short story, Auburn Lust, and the bonus, Interview with Bastian. This is obviously the best deal. It’s like getting one of the first three books and the short story for free. For book information, excerpts, and purchase links, head over to THE SERIES WEBSITE. I believe Sony is the only one that hasn’t shown the price drop yet, but it will soon.

PRAISE FOR THE SERIES…

“The chemistry between Bastian and Nicole is off the charts HAWT! WOW!! The world building is interesting and the plot is very intriguing. I love the author’s writing style and the editing was spot on. If you are a fan of Erotic PNR, you are going to love this series. It’s kind of like Laura Wright meets Lora Leigh with a pinch of JR Ward thrown in the mix.” Danie – Amazon Kindle reviewer.

“I am digging this Novella series by Lorraine Pearl. I finished Nocturnal Surrender & immediately purchase the next book in the series, Midnight Confessions. Great back story, character & story development. Oh, and let’s not skip over the hot and I mean incredibily hot sex between Bastian & Nicole that makes you weak in the knees & tingly all over.” Sharon – Amazon Kindle reviewer.

 

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My New Motorcycle, Named for my Vampire, Bastian

I traded in my 2006 V Star for this brand new V Star 1300 Tourer right before Easter. I had to wait these last few weeks for the accessories I ordered to come in. Now here HE is, all decked out with his new parts: fancier handgrips, crash bar, passenger floorboards, and extra lights in front. There’s still a lot I want to add to him, but this will do for now.

And yes, he is named after the vampire, Bastian, in the first book I ever published, Nothing Lasts Forever. Although he is named for Bastian, he is actually the motorcycle the hero, Johnathan, in my upcoming novel, Night Therapy, rides. But don’t tell Johnathan because he hates Bastian–for a very good reason. 😉

3 1 2So what do you think of him? And yes, this is a him. My husband told me since he’s mine, he can be a him.

For more information on the books that inspired his name, and for purchase links, check out my Nocturnal Surrender Series website.

In case you haven’t seen what Bastian and Johnathan look like, here you go…

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25 eCopies of Nothing Lasts Forever up for Grabs

UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER

I am giving away 25 eCopies of the first book in The Nocturnal Surrender Series for review, the novelette, Nothing Lasts Forever.

Requirements for Entry:

  • Willing to leave an honest review on Amazon, Goodreads, and/or any of the other places the book is available.
  • Enjoy reading erotic paranormal romance but don’t mind that this book has a tragic ending, not a happily ever after, and also don’t mind reading short books.
  • Subscribe to my Book Updates Blog using the Rafflecopter entry form.
  • Only Rafflecopter entries have a chance at winning, commenting alone is not an entry.

That’s it. There are other options on the Rafflecopter to give you more entries, but the others are not required.

CLICK HERE FOR THE RAFFLECOPTER ENTRY FORM.

Giveaway will run through 4/23 and winners will be announced on 4/24.

UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER

WINNERS HAVE BEEN CONTACTED VIA EMAIL

Nothing Lasts Forever Blurb:

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In 1812 England, after nearly eight centuries of immortal life, Bastian Evanko has finally found the woman he wants to spend forever with. Now he is ready to reveal his secret to her, to tell her he is a vampire. But past experience has shown him mortal women may not be able to accept him for what he is. He’s had his share of heartbreak and is hoping this time will be different.

Elise McNeil loves Bastian with all her heart and can’t wait to share her life with him, to have a family with him. But when he shows her the monster he hides inside, she is devastated because he lied to her the entire time he courted her. She is unsure if she can trust him, but more importantly, she believes he may be evil and incapable of loving her as he claims to.

As if their situation isn’t complicated enough, Elise has a secret of her own. Her brother Jacob is a vampire Hunter. When the two men come face-to-face after Jacob and Elise’s parents go missing, will she keep Bastian’s secret or betray him for her family’s sake? Can Bastian save her from the ruling vampire Elders if she breaks their laws by revealing his secret? Or will the couple find out the hard way that nothing lasts forever?

Warning: This novelette is a romantic tragedy—with a tragic ending—but the rest of the books in this series will have happy endings.

CLICK HERE TO READ AN EXCERPT.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE OTHER BOOKS IN THIS SERIES.

A Few Questions Before You Go:

Do you mind reading short books? Do you mind reading a book that has a tragic ending if you know before reading that’s how it ends? Do you mind being asked to leave reviews?

GOOD LUCK IN THE GIVEAWAY AND THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR REVIEWING.

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Heartbreaker Hop and Giveaway

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UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER!

Heartbreakers. Bad boys. What is it we love so much about them? Something tells me this is a question women will be asking themselves forever.

We know they’re not good for us, but deep down we hope we’ll be the one to change them, the one they fall in love with. We believe somewhere inside them is a good man, right? Okay, maybe in the real world this doesn’t work out very often, but in the world of romance novels it does. I suppose that’s why we devour those novels so veraciously.

Maybe that’s why I have such an obsession with vampires. Talk about bad boy heartbreakers. I mean come on, who could break your heart more than someone who has a tendency to kill people by drinking their blood? Yet many of us love them for that good man underneath the monster—and in turn, we overlook the monster. The heartbreaker.

I remember the first heartbreaker I had a crush on when I was a little girl, Fonzie on Happy Days. I only went downhill from there. As a teen and young adult I wanted Axl Rose. You can’t get more heartbreaker than that. I guess I’ve grown out of that, except for my vampire issues, because I crush on mostly good guys now–Alex O’Loughlin in particular. But for old times, how about a picture of Axl?

Yes, there is a certain reason I chose this pic. It is one of my favorites of it–I mean, of him. And let’s please ignore pics of him today. I prefer the older ones when he was hot and bad as hell.

So now that I’ve grown out of my bad boy stage–maybe–I write about bad boys that can be redeemed—sort of. I guess a vampire can’t really ever be good unless he turns into a “vegetarian.” We won’t even go there. Not badass at all. And a heartbreaker must be badass.

Okay, so I spilled a little about my heartbreaker crushes. What about you? What characters or celebrity bad boys have you fallen for?

Now for the giveaway part of this post. There are two giveaways here, mine and the grand prize. You must use the Rafflecopter to enter my giveaway, but also comment and leave your email address to enter for the grand prize.

This time I am giving away 3 eBook copies of my novelette, Nothing Lasts Forever. YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER TO ENTER AS THIS IS AN EROTIC PARANORMAL ROMANTIC TRAGEDY. CLICK HERE FOR THE RAFFLECOPTER ENTRYUPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER!

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Blurb:

In 1812 England, after nearly eight centuries of immortal life, Bastian Evanko has finally found the woman he wants to spend forever with. Now he is ready to reveal his secret to her, to tell her he is a vampire. But past experience has shown him mortal women may not be able to accept him for what he is. He’s had his share of heartbreak and is hoping this time will be different.

Elise McNeil loves Bastian with all her heart and can’t wait to share her life with him, to have a family with him. But when he shows her the monster he hides inside, she is devastated because he lied to her the entire time he courted her. She is unsure if she can trust him, but more importantly, she believes he may be evil and incapable of loving her as he claims to.

As if their situation isn’t complicated enough, Elise has a secret of her own. Her brother Jacob is a vampire Hunter. When the two men come face-to-face after Jacob and Elise’s parents go missing, will she keep Bastian’s secret or betray him for her family’s sake? Can Bastian save her from the ruling vampire Elders if she breaks their laws by revealing his secret? Or will the couple find out the hard way that nothing lasts forever?

Warning: This novelette is a romantic tragedy—with a tragic ending—but the rest of the books in this series will have happy endings.

If you would like to read the second book in this series, go to The Nocturnal Surrender Series site for purchase links. The third book will be released within the next week and will be part of an upcoming giveaway hop.

AND NOW FOR THE GRAND PRIZE.

There are THREE grand prizes. You as a reader can go to EACH blog and comment with your email address and be entered to win. Yep, you can enter over 200 times!

After leaving your comment and email here to enter for the grand prize giveaway, and entering my giveaway with the Rafflecopter, you can go to Carrie Ann’s Blog Hops site for a list of the other blogs in this hop.

GRAND PRIZES: UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER!

1st Grand Prize: A Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet

2nd Grand Prize: A $100 Amazon or B&N Gift Card

3rd Grand Prize: A Swag Pack that contains paperbacks, ebooks, 50+ bookmarks, cover flats, magnets, pens, coffee cozies, and more!

(swag prize only open to US residents)

Giveaway runs through 2/11/13 and winners will be chosen on 2/12/13. Thanks for stopping by and GOOD LUCK! 😀 UPDATE: THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW OVER!

 
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Posted by on February 8, 2013 in Giveaways, Nothing Lasts Forever

 

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Nothing Lasts Forever & Nocturnal Surrender in Print

That’s right, the first two books in The Nocturnal Surrender Series are available in trade paperback. For now, you can buy your copies at the Createspace store, but they will soon be available on Amazon, too. Remember, these are a novelette and novella so they are slim books, but it will be so nice to have the books in your hands. Click on the covers for the Createspace buy links.

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Nothing Lasts Forever: FREE through 1/1/13

Just a reminder that there’s only a few days left to get your FREE copy of Nothing Lasts Forever. Don’t forget to let your friends know in case they want to grab a copy, too. Click on the cover to go to Amazon.

TNSS: Book 1

TNSS: Book 1

In 1812 England, after nearly eight centuries of immortal life, Bastian Evanko has finally found the woman he wants to spend forever with. Now he is ready to reveal his secret to her, to tell her he is a vampire. But past experience has shown him mortal women may not be able to accept him for what he is. He’s had his share of heartbreak and is hoping this time will be different.

Elise McNeil loves Bastian with all her heart and can’t wait to share her life with him, to have a family with him. But when he shows her the monster he hides inside, she is devastated because he lied to her the entire time he courted her. She is unsure if she can trust him, but more importantly, she believes he may be evil and incapable of loving her as he claims to.

As if their situation isn’t complicated enough, Elise has a secret of her own. Her brother Jacob is a vampire Hunter. When the two men come face-to-face after Jacob and Elise’s parents go missing, will she keep Bastian’s secret or betray him for her family’s sake? Can Bastian save her from the ruling vampire Elders if she breaks their laws by revealing his secret? Or will the couple find out the hard way that nothing lasts forever?

Warning: This novelette is a romantic tragedy—with a tragic ending—but the rest of the books in this series will have happy endings.

 

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Interview with the Vampire Bastian

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12/29/12

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Be sure to head over to Paranormal Cravings and check out Bastian’s character interview.

The vampire Bastian Evanko has gone through a lot of heartache, from watching helplessly as his human fiancee, Elise, was beheaded two hundred years ago to spending the last two centuries in exile. Now that he is allowed to be part of humanity again, he’s looking for two things. First to rebuild the relastionship with his brother, Donovan. Second to get his revenge on the vampire who murdered Elise.

Meeting another mortal woman and starting a relationship was the last thing on his mind, but maybe luck will be on his side this time with sexy stripper Darling Nikki. In Lansford, PA–AKA: the Sin City of the East–anything can happen. Well, except ease Bastian’s need for retribution.

Bastian took some time off from plotting his revenge long enough to do this interview–however begrudgingly. Trust me, you don’t want to miss it. Keeping him under control wasn’t easy but I managed to get through the entire thing without becoming his dinner.

The first three books–two of which have already been released–in The Nocturnal Surrender Series focus on Bastian. Even though the books coming up in the series will focus on other couples, Bastian will be there to wreak havoc in their lives on his way to retribution and redemption.

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Don’t forget to check out Bastian’s interview at Paranormal Cravaings. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it. 🙂

And don’t forget to grab your FREE copy of the first book in the series, Nothing Lasts Forever, over at Amazon, now through 1/1/13.

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Nothing Lasts Forever: FREE Starting 12/28/12

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I decided to make Nothing Lasts Forever FREE for the New Year. Starting 12/28/12 until 1/1/13 you can grab your FREE copy at Amazon. I hope you enjoy it. Be sure to let everyone know to go on over and get their FREE copy, too.

Nothing Lasts Forever:

In 1812 England, after nearly eight centuries of immortal life, Bastian Evanko has finally found the woman he wants to spend forever with. Now he is ready to reveal his secret to her, to tell her he is a vampire. But past experience has shown him mortal women may not be able to accept him for what he is. He’s had his share of heartbreak and is hoping this time will be different.

Elise McNeil loves Bastian with all her heart and can’t wait to share her life with him, to have a family with him. But when he shows her the monster he hides inside, she is devastated because he lied to her the entire time he courted her. She is unsure if she can trust him, but more importantly, she believes he may be evil and incapable of loving her as he claims to.

As if their situation isn’t complicated enough, Elise has a secret of her own. Her brother Jacob is a vampire Hunter. When the two men come face-to-face after Jacob and Elise’s parents go missing, will she keep Bastian’s secret or betray him for her family’s sake? Can Bastian save her from the ruling vampire Elders if she breaks their laws by revealing his secret? Or will the couple find out the hard way that nothing lasts forever?

Warning: This novelette is a romantic tragedy—with a tragic ending—but the rest of the books in this series will have happy endings.

For more information on the series, please visit The Nocturnal Surrender Series website.

 

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Nothing Lasts Forever: Excerpt 3

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Her fingers slid down to his mouth, and he opened his eyes to meet her emerald gaze. She shifted her focus lower and delicately probed his lips until he parted them. His cock jumped in response to the sensual exploration. He could feel her rising curiosity and allowed her to inspect his fangs.

It is working. She is making peace with what I am.

After she finished, she looked up and trailed her fingertips along his brow. “So strange the way the light makes the silver in your eyes dance, almost glow.” She shook her head as confusion crossed her face. “How can you be out in the daylight? I have seen you in the sun, however briefly. You have eaten food with me on occasion. You wear a cross of silver. I do not understand. What sort of sorcery is this?”

He threaded his fingers through her auburn locks. “My dearest, some tales have been greatly exaggerated.” Largely done by his own kind to fool humans. “But make no mistake, other stories are true. We can be dangerous creatures, though that does not mean I am incapable of love.” He leaned up, clasped her wrist, and placed her palm on his chest. “My heart beats for you. My breaths quicken at your touch. You are my world.”

“How…how are you doing these things? It is unnatural. Vampires are monsters. The undead. Devils without souls. But you…you are still a man. You are still…”

Why did she not speak the words he longed to hear? He would simply say them for her. “I am still your Bastian. I am the same man you have loved.”

She pulled her hand away but quickly moved to brush back his hair, her fingers sliding behind his head. “I want so much for that to be true.”

He shivered at her tender embrace. His heart ached to be one with hers again. The pain would be devastating if she turned her back on him and continued looking at him as an inhuman beast. There was no way he could allow that to happen.

© Lorraine Pearl

For more information on the book and the series, and for the Amazon link, please visit The Nocturnal Surrender Series website.

 

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Nothing Lasts Forever: Excerpt 2

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Here is another small excerpt from Nothing Lasts Forever, the first novelette in The Nocturnal Surrender Series–AKA, TNSS.

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Bastian’s voice boomed through the barrier. “I am coming in, Elise. Do not be frightened.” The door creaked open, he stepped inside, and then slammed it closed with his foot.

The sound echoed off the stone walls. Elise gritted her teeth in irritation, her nerves already on edge.

His vampiric features were in place, accentuated by his long golden hair, and he carried a food tray. “You must eat something to keep up your strength. This has been too much for you. You are not thinking clearly.” He walked toward the bed and extended his offering, seemingly unconcerned with the sun’s rays.

She inhaled the delicious aroma. Some sort of stew and fresh bread. Her stomach growled. Although she did not want to accept the food, his words rang true. The nourishment would certainly help should she have to escape, but…

What if it is poisoned?

Poisoned? Do you honestly think I could do such a thing to you? I love you. Why can you not see that?” Bastian sat the tray on the table next to the bed. “And as for escaping, the last thing I want is for you to feel like a prisoner here. I’d hoped you would stay with me until we worked this out, and then forever after, as we had planned.”

For a moment, she could have sworn he meant what he said. The sincerity in his pained voice caused her heart to ache. Maybe she wouldn’t tell Jacob and his fellow Hunters about Bastian.

Forever. The word echoed in her mind. She wanted to reach for him, pretend he was the man she loved, but before she acted on the urge, the look on his face became strained.

His brows furrowed as if he were trying to comprehend something, and he knelt in front of her. “Jacob is a Hunter? Why did you not tell me? This is a dreadful situation, Elise. We must tread lightly on this matter or someone might end up dead.”

She shook her head in confusion. How does he know what I am thinking? Her fists closed tightly around the bed cover. She should have known better than to believe a word he had said.

“You heard my thoughts. You are not human. I cannot trust you.” Tears threatened to fall, but she would not allow herself to appear weak. Jacob had told her these evil monsters fed on fear just like the blood they devoured.

Then she remembered Bastian feeding on her blood. A shiver rolled over her. She rocked back and forth, and the walls closed in again.

He held out a hand and said something, but she could not focus on his words. She had to run.

Her mind spun, and so did the room, yet she summoned the strength to leap from the bed and make a dash for freedom.

 

© Lorraine Pearl

For more information on the book and the series, and for the Amazon link, please visit The Nocturnal Surrender Series website.

So if vampires were real, and there was a sexy one in your life, would you let him or her bite you and drink from you? As long as it wasn’t too painful–and hopefully more pleasurable–I would.

 

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