Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Black Swan Series by Victoria Danann -- Character Interview and Giveaway

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A Conversation with Glendennon Catch

Glen first appeared in the Black Swan saga as a rookie trainee in Book 2 working in the capacity of dog walker for Blackie. He was reassigned to Edinburgh when Ram and Elora went on temporary assignment because he was so good with the dog.
In Book 3, his role was considerably expanded when he was put in charge of Elora's rescue mission.
In Book 4, his presence was again expanded, but can't be discussed because of SPOILAGE.
He will continue to be a major player amongst the cast of characters as the saga moves forward. This interview was given right before release of Moonlight.

Victoria: Hey, Glen

Glen: Ms. Danann.

Victoria: Don't look so uncomfortable. We're just going to talk. Nothing to worry about.

Glen: Okay.

Victoria: I can see that didn't relax you in the least. Have you, by any chance, been talking to Sir Hawking about this interview?

Glen: (glances away) Maybe.

Victoria: What did he tell you?

Glen: He told me to watch myself, that you're tricky.

Victoria: (I smile.) I'm not here to trick you, Glen. I'm here because you have new fans who are interested in you personally. They probably want to know such things as boxers or briefs?

Glen: (blushes) You're not asking that are you?     

Victoria: No. I'm not asking that. What I'd really like to find out is how you feel about some of the things that happen to you in Moonlight, but I can't think of a way to do that without spoilers.

Glen : (shrugs)

Victoria:  Well, maybe we can give a couple of things away. How do you feel about leaving Edinburgh?

Glen: Well, I haven't been there that long. I'd say it was a good experience all in all. I got to know a lot of people and I know my way around the different departments at Headquarters.

Victoria: No particular girl you'll be sorry to leave?

Glen: (Smiles.) Fae girls are wonderful. I'll be sorry to leave all of them.

Victoria: Hmmm.

Glen: (His smile vanished.) What does that mean?

Victoria:  What do you mean?

Glen: You said, "Hmmm." What does, "Hmmm," mean?

Victoria: (I turn my recorder off and sit back.) Glen, it seems that Rammel has made you paranoid about this interview. I'm not out to get you. If anything, I'm the angel that sits on your shoulder.

Glen: (Looks unconvinced.)

Victoria: What do I need to do to prove it?

Glen: (Stares.) You could promise that those people who came after Lady Laiken and her baby don't come back again.

Victoria: I can't make that promise, Glen. Wheels are in motion.

Glen: Who's in charge of the wheels?

Victoria: I don't know.

Glen: Sir Hawking said it was you.

Victoria: Well, that would be a very simplistic way of looking at things.

Glen: You think I'm a kid, but I know a dodge when I see one.

Victoria: You're right. I do think you're a kid, but I also know you're a kid who's exceptional, even brilliant.

Glen: But you still think I'm dumb enough or vain enough to be distracted with compliments.

Victoria: Works with Ram.

Glen: (Narrows his eyes.)  

Victoria:  Okay. Look. We've obviously gotten off on the wrong foot and I'm tired of limping along here. You're clearly very protective of Sir Hawking and Lady Laiken, so we'll avoid further references to either of them.
Let's try another question. You're going to be expected to make a declaration of career intent in about three weeks when you turn twenty. Right? 

Glen: Yes.

Victoria: Have you decided what you want to do?

Glen: Yes.

Victoria: Excellent! Please share.

Glen: No.

Victoria: No?

Glen: No. If you want to know more, read the book like everybody else.

Victoria:  Great Paddy.

About the Author:  If you're looking for something new and different in PNR, you've come to the right place. 

I write unapologetic romances with uniquely fresh perspectives on paranormal creatures, characters, and themes. Add a dash of scifi and a flourish of fantasy to enough humor to make you laugh out loud then blend in just enough steam to make you squirm in your chair occasionally. My heroines are independent femmes with flaws and minds of their own whether they are aliens, witches, demonologists, psychics, or past life therapists. My heroes are hot and hunky, but they also have brains, character, and good manners - usually - whether they be elves, demons, berserkers, werewolves, or vampires.

WEBSITE: http://www.VictoriaDanann.com
BLOG: http://VictoriaDanann.me
FACEBOOK: www.facebook.com/vdanann
TWITTER: @vdanann

Once upon a time a girl traveled so far from home that she found herself in another world where heroes, elves, vampires, werewolves, witches, demons, fae, berserkers, and psychics became her friends and family. As an accidental pilgrim, a stranger in a "strangish: land, she learned that there's a place where adventure intersects fairytales and that true love can find you in the strangest places, when you're least expecting it, even when you're far, far from home.

1. My Familiar Stranger: Romancing the Vampire Hunters (Nominated for Best Paranormal Romance of 2012 by Reviewers Choice Awards. Nominated for Best PNR and Best Fantasy Romance by Readers Choice Awards.)

 DESCRIPTION. Minutes ahead of inevitable assassination, Elora Laiken is forcibly transported to an alternate dimension similar, but not identical, to her own. She is stranded. Alone. Far from home. An alien amid the modern day knights of a secret society of vampire hunters and paranormal investigators.

Of course a girl could suffer worse problems than having gorgeous suitors. Perhaps more importantly, in the midst of an epidemic of vampire related abductions, can she stay alive long enough to choose between an honor debt, true love, or the breathlessness of single-minded passion?

2. The Witch's Dream: A Love Letter to Paranormal Romance
DESCRIPTION: Quintessential Black Swan knight, Engel Storm, was left behind when Elora Laiken chose his best friend. Now his heart is bruised and battered and he’s had it with love. But a transplanted witch who happens to be the world’s best tracker plans to do everything in her considerable power to change his mind.

The Witch’s Dream begins with B Team on temporary assignment to Black Swan headquarters in Edinburgh where they are supposed to fill in for stretched-thin resources and assist with a werewolf issue. They’ve been given permission to stop on the way to celebrate a special handfasting in an Irish castle.

When they reach Edinburgh, the afterglow of an elftale wedding quickly becomes all business. A missing person report turns into a demon abduction. A simple werewolf sanction becomes a diplomatic issue requiring the one thing Elora is no longer willing to give - finesse.

3. A Summoner's Tale: The Vampire's Confessor
DESCRIPTION: A secret society, a witch, a psychic, vampires, modern day knights, heroes, elves, fae, assassins from another dimension, and fairytales come together where emotions intersect. Two souls, joined by a mystical bond, separated by distance, struggle through pain and darkness simultaneously. Each alone must traverse an ultimate confrontation with character and the will to survive. Ex-vampire, Istvan Baka, and his first victim prove that true love can wait patiently through lifetimes for a second chance. Even in the strangest places. Even when you're least expecting it. Even when you're far, far from home.

Moonlight, The Big Bad Wolf, is the fourth installment in the serial saga, The Order of the Black Swan. READING IN ORDER STRONGLY RECOMMENDED.
The story continues to touch on the lives of former B Team members and their families while new characters and situations are introduced.
THE NEWSLETTER: Ram and Elora move into temporary quarters at Jefferson Unit to protect mother and baby. Storm gives a surprising answer when he’s tapped by Sol to replace him as Jefferson Unit Sovereign. Litha solicits her father to help Black Swan.
THE SURPRISE: B Team learns the shocking truth about the origin of the vampire virus. Monq races to develop a defense system to repel invasion by Stagsnare terrorists and assassins.
THE ADVENTURE: Desperation drives Stalkson Grey to embark on an adventure beyond his wildest dreams in a bid to save the Elk Mountain werewolves from extinction.
THE ROMANCE: In the process of migrating the Elk Mountain werewolves to a new home, Grey learns that true love can find you in the strangest places, even when you’re far, far from home.
Appropriate for 17+.

Gathering Storm: The Smallest Turn of Fate, Black Swan 5

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1 comment:

  1. Thank you for featuring Moonlight on the blog. Book 5 releases September 19th. - Victoria


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