Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Blood Scent by Maggie Mundy -- Spotlight and Giveaway

This post is part of a virtual book tour organized by Goddess Fish Promotions. Maggie will be awarding a pair of earrings and an Aussie tote bag to one randomly drawn commenter at every stop during the tour, and a necklace with a blood red stone along with an Aussie tote bag to one randomly host. (International Giveaway) Click on the tour banner to see the other stops on the tour.

Trent Feldor is a Seeker vampire who protects human females from Rogue vampires who would take them as mates. Kellie is a reporter who wants to make the front page of the Adelaide newspaper by finding the Parklands Killer. Instead she stumbles straight into a vampire fight and she is the trophy being fought for.

Kellie has never let anyone into her life since her mother's death, and isn't going to let the mysterious Trent get under her skin. As for Trent, he may have found the one woman he could love but he will have to stop Rogue vampires who want to kidnap her, and vampire hunters who want to kill him.

Enjoy the excerpt:

She held her breath as she lowered the car window and watched mesmerized as they performed their hypnotic dance. Shit, they had knives. Common sense told her to leave but she couldn’t draw her eyes away. Now she had a story. Every step appeared calculated as they circled each other like trained fighters. One made a lunge forward but the other moved before he could connect. It must have been the flickering light through the trees affecting her eyes because their movements seemed fast enough to blur. The taller one thrust a knife into his opponent’s chest and the injured man collapsed to his knees. Oh my god, it’s a murder. The ground rumbled again shaking the car but this time she held on tight to the camera. A fight to the death in the Parklands and an earthquake, maybe she would make the front page after all. It was about time her luck came through. She just needed to stay calm and get closer for a picture. Opening the car door as quietly as she could she crept to the nearest tree and hid. She needed one picture for proof and then she could drive away and call the police. It wasn’t vampires or mass murderers, but maybe she’d get a promotion. She could see the headline.

Fatal Stabbing between Husband and Wife’s Lover in Parklands during Earthquake.

About the Author:
Maggie Mundy lives in Adelaide, Australia and is a member of Romance Writers of Australia, and the local chapter SARA (South Australian Romance Authors). She had a short story published in the RWA Topaz Anthology Little Gems in 2010 called Sea and Vines. Over the past year she has had stories on line with Alfie dog in the UK and Antipodean SF in Australia.

She always loved reading all forms of speculative fiction and decided the stories in her head needed to be written down. It was either that or start on medication. She didn’t know she wanted to be a writer until a few years back when she started doing a degree in drama but soon realised her love was writing, though there is a play lurking somewhere on her computer. Her day job is as a nurse in the operating room which helps with research for her gory scenes. She believes romance can be fun but it’s exciting to spice it up with the unknown where the rules can be broken.

Her debut novella Blood Scent is available from She would love to hear from you via her website, Facebook, and Twitter.


  1. Love the excerpt, thank you.


  2. Congrats on the publication of Blood Scent! It sounds like an exciting book. Thanks for sharing the excerpt.

  3. Sounds like a great read!!
    Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  4. Thanks for sharing the excerpt and the giveaway. Sounds like a great book. evamillien at gmail dot com

  5. Interesting excerpt

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  6. What an excerpt! Any reporter would LOVE to have a headline like this: "Fatal Stabbing between Husband and Wife’s Lover in Parklands during Earthquake." LOL.
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  7. Thanks for hosting.I really enjoyed writing Kellie and Trent's story. Watch for more stories around Australia in the future.Book two is going to be in Tasmania.

  8. This does sound exciting.



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