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Friday, August 10, 2012

Blood Betrayed - Blog Tour & Giveaway - Guest Post - by. Gabrielle Bisset

Title: Blood Betrayed
Author: Blood Betrayed
Published: May 20, 2012

Blood Betrayed
by Gabrielle Bisset



I am everything forbidden. I am vampire.

Haunted by betrayal, Saint hides in the human world, giving his heart to no one and finding the only solace from his past in the arms of human women. Now as the Archons begin their takeover of the vampire world, this Son of Navarus has been marked for death.

Summoned to defeat the Archons by the world that shunned him, Saint must face his past and Solenne, the woman he loved and lost a century ago, for only in accepting her will his body and soul finally find salvation. 

"Solenne, can you find a woman who doesn't smell like she's been deep fried in animal fat tonight?"

Closing the door to the refrigerator, Solenne turned to see Saint standing at the kitchen's center island. Shirtless. Again.

"Saint, do you own any shirts or do you need me to pick some up for you?"

Smirking, he raised his eyebrows in amusement. "Have we become a prude?"

Pushing past him, she sat down at the table and popped a grape into her mouth. "Don't you concern yourself with me, but dial back the Cro-Magnon act, can you?"

Leaning against the counter, Saint propped himself up on his elbows and rolled his eyes. "And the girl from last night?"

Solenne secretly enjoyed the thought of him repelled by Marie for any reason. Maybe he didn't drink from her. That would explain why he was being such an ass. Maybe he didn't sleep with her either.

"Marie seemed perfectly fine to me," she said casually as she picked grapes off the vine. "Maybe you just weren't her type. Maybe she has more refined tastes in men."

"Yeah, that sounds right. A woman who smells like a French fry has refined tastes. Just find me a woman who smells like a woman should."

You'll be lucky if I bring you one at all.

Saint strolled past her after issuing his order as if he were the king of the castle. God, he was infuriating!  If she'd ever met a man who could push her buttons more than Saint, she couldn't remember him. Wouldn't have wanted to remember him, at any rate.

It still amazed her how different he and his brother were. Teagan was smooth and so much fun to be around. And Saint? Always the darker, more sullen brother, he'd transformed into a shell of the man she'd met a hundred years ago, more detached and alone than anything else now.

But behind his gruff exterior—behind the defensiveness—that vulnerable soul she'd known then must still exist. At least she hoped it did.

It did no good to think about that now, though. She had a job to do, and at the moment that meant finding a human female to provide him with what he needed.

Even if it felt like she was betraying everything she held dear in her heart the whole time she was doing it. 

Wicked Readings Welcomes Gabrielle Bisset!
Thanks to Tawania for having me here today for another great stop on Blood Betrayed's blog tour!

People who aren't writers often wonder what made a person decide to become a writer. For me, it was simple.  I'd been scribbling stories ever since I was a child, but it wasn't until I had finished college and begun teaching that I felt I was ready to really commit myself to writing. A few years into teaching, I began editing in the academic world and something just clicked. I'd been writing for years and now it was time to go for it.

I made the decision and set out to write a book I'd finally publish. My first effort sits in a dark desk drawer, never to be seen. Trust me. It's better that way. But then I began my second book, Stolen Destiny, and when it was finished, I chose to submit it to a publisher. Just one. I wasn't sure what to do or even how the publishing world worked, but I sent it off and hoped for a nice rejection. To my delight, I wasn't rejected and that first book, Stolen Destiny, was published by Siren Publishing last June. Shortly after that, I made another decision to be an indie author.

Since I made the decision to be an author, I haven't looked back. Six books later, I'm in the middle of my Sons of Navarus series and happier than I've ever been with my writing. Each book is something new and evidence I'm still growing intellectually and emotionally, right there in black and white. That can be scary at times, but I can't think of anything else I'd rather do with
all the stories in my head.

Writing is something that comes from inside. I often wish I was younger when I had that epiphany and committed myself to writing for a living, but it isn't the way it worked out. I had to wait until I'd been married, had two wonderful children, and completed four years of undergraduate school and two years of graduate school before I was ready.  I think all that life experience comes through in my writing, though. But I promise readers this: I may have begun a little later than others, but I'm planning to be around a long time, so there will be more great books to come! 

Giveaway Details:

Gabrielle will be giving away signed cover flats from the Sons of Navarus series at each stop; $10 Amazon GC to one randomly drawn commenter and one randomly drawn blog host.


Gabrielle Bisset spends her days teaching college students American and European history, but by night she's an erotic romance author.  Her first book, Stolen Destiny, was released by Siren Publishing in June 2011, and since then she's released the novellas of The Victorian Erotic Romance Trilogy--Vampire Dreams, Love's Master, and Masquerade--in addition to Destiny Redeemed.  In December 2011, she released Blood Avenged, the first book in the Sons of Navarus series about eight vampires who must protect their world against an enemy that travels among their kind.  Blood Betrayed is the second book in the series. She lives in Pennsylvania with her teenage son and a herd of pets.

Website:  Gabrielle Bisset Romance  http://www.gabriellebisset.com/
Email:  gabriellebisset@gmail.com


  1. Thanks for being a part of Blood Betrayed's tour! :)

  2. Gabrielle im so pleased you decided to start writing, whatever the age. i really love the sons of navarus series. the first two books about the gorgeous sensual vampires are so good and refreshing to read, you feel your there with them. their heroines are well worthy of them. im eagely awaiting the 3rd book about terek. and all they others to. 8 wonderful vampires, and their heroines and the on going battle against the dreaded foe

  3. Hi Gabrielle.

    So glad we found each other or I never would have known what an awesome author you are and met these amazing "Sons" in this terrific series..."Sons of Navarus"

    You draw us right into the story and I feel as if "I" am the heroine in these amazing stories.

    Thanks so much for sharing your amazing talent.


  4. Sounds good.


  5. Hey Gabrielle!!!!

    I second Gayle's notion of being so very happy to have found you and your sexy VAMPIRES!!!!

    Reading about Vasilije right now and truly loving it and him!!!

    Have a great day all!!!

  6. I think life experiences can only be a plus for any writer.


  7. Thanks for the great excerpt! The life experiences are what make us who we are. They can only add to your writing. Thanks for writing great stories.
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  8. Nice excerpt and post.


  9. Hi Gabi
    Congrats on finding your true passion and for having had the courage to embrace it. :)

    dany7578 at hotmail dot com

  10. Hi Gabrielle,
    I am so happy you decided to write. Its such a pleasure to read your wonderful books. Thanks so much for sharing them with us <3
    I love that pic of you :)

  11. Thanks for the great excerpt. This book sounds fantastic. Can't wait to read it.



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