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Heidi Angell's "The Hunters" Virtual Tour: "The Hunters" Book Review

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What would you do if you found your town had been infested with vampires? For Chris and his brother Lucas, the answer was simple enough: you fight back. Gathering a small band of other people in their town who have been affected by the vampires, they begin a resistance. But after a year of fighting, they have only managed to kill a handful, while the vampire leader has turned five times that many.

Then two enigmatic strangers appear, changing the groups lives even further.

Fury and Havoc. They call themselves hunters, and want no part in this little band of heroes. Ordering them to lay low, the duo vow to rid their town of vampires. When Fury is injured, Chris aides these strangers, entwining his future with theirs. 

Now that the vampires know the hunters are here, and that Chris and his friends have helped them, the group is in more danger than ever before. Lucas is torn between protecting his new family from the vampires, and protecting them from these seemingly inhuman beings who say …

Small bonus scene from Descent (The Birthrite Series, #1)

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Transylvania (near Serbia) August 4, 1844
He came to a standstill at a clearing, deciding to settle for the night. It had only been a day since he returned to that abandoned farmhouse to see if his brother returned.
As he traveled through the brush, he kept surveying the area in case the boy happened to cross his path. Distraught, Nicolae dropped his bag to the ground and sunk to a seated position. The scent of coniferous surrounded him, emitted by the pine, spruce, and coniferous of the forest. His mind kept going back to that night when he came face to face with the cloaked man, the one that led him to somewhere that was beyond this world. Now he wondered if it had all been a dream, but there were times when he would be in his night travels when he would almost swear to seeing the cloaked individual among the shadows of the brush. His mind was not right, he knew, and hadn't been since the night he and Sebastian escaped from their slavemaster's land only a month and a half ago. …

Music, food, candlelight and wine...what could be better?

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Hello Friend and fellow traveler!

Life is truly a journey and sometimes it's the unlikely and unexpected turns that take you to where you need to be and where you want to be. As a lifelong student of history, life took an unexpected turn when I started to delve into the Living History realm.

Some may have seen this as an unexpected turn for me, and in a way, it was. Two years ago, I was researching historical museums and areas near my home as I wanted to venture deeper into my research for not only my book series, The Birthrite, but also any future music. Well, it ended up being much more than that as I entered the world of not only educating people on history and various historical events, but also LIVING the history. It has truly been a rewarding experience and opened up many unexpected doors, including with music and writing. And it all started when I performed a few traditional songs at a tavern night!


Now, my journey brings me to where I am now and I look forward to where it wil…

Halloween...in February. Why not?

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Hey there,

I was emptying out my camera for an essential oils event tomorrow and I came across these photos from our popular Cemetery Lantern Tour at the museum from this passed October. It is the 18th century's answer to all the Halloween haunted attractions. We tell ghost tales of old by candlelight and around a bonfire. Enjoy a little of what we have to offer in the autumn. :)

Coming next at the blog is a history of Cedarwood and King Solomon's temple. :)















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Paperback copies of Descent (The Birthrite Series, #1) areavailable for the low price of $17.00 at my Official Website
My store and product line, Antiquity & Illusion is now available online at my we…

Blog Swap: Author Sai Maire - Love and Romance in Literature

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Today, I am featuring author Sai Marie and her forthcoming re-release of Simply Scarlet through Blushing Books. Today we discuss the importance of love and eroticism in literature.
And check out my end of the discussion at Sai Marie's blog!:)


1.) What do you think it is about sex and love that fascinates or draws people?
SM: I think that these are two topics which originate back to instinct and carnal need. Basically, everyone has a deep inner feeling and urge to be loved. Romantic love ideally because people want the fairy tale happily ever after that has been a staple in the romantic genre forever. As far as sex is concerned, I think that this is a base need that people want to explore but don't always know how or where to do so without judgment. With the introduction of erotic and romantic literature this need has a safe place to delve without committing to anything that may otherwise feel awkward and uncomfortable. People can love vicariously through the stories they read and…

Alice Cooper :)

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A little late to the party due to a busy day yesterday, but a huge (though belated) happy birthday to one of my main influences in entertainment and just an all around awesome human being.
Happy 69th Birthday to Alice Cooper. :)













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For first access to giveaways and other content not seen by the rest of the world, sign up for the free Messages from the Labyrinth Newsletter!
Paperback copies of Descent (The Birthrite Series, #1) areavailable for the low price of $17.00 at my Official Website
My store and product line, Antiquity & Illusion is now available online at my website's store and at Storevny. If your a first time visitor, enter the coupon code, ANTIQUITY for 15% off of your entire first order. Note that this discount is only available at the website store. I will be setting something up for the Storenvy site very soon. :)
My music projects are available at CDBaby My filmwork is on IMDb
"The Birthrite Series" and other books at Smashwords and Barnes & Noble NOO…

The Hunted Release Tour with Urban Fantasy Author Heidi Angell

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I am very happy to be hosting a stop on The Hunted Release Tour. The Hunted is the second book in The Hunters Series and is recommended for those that enjoy a good Urban Fantasy. Heidi Angell is also a lovely person, and I hope that at the end, you will be interested in picking up her novels. And stop back here on February 28th when I will be reviewing the book as part of the tour. :)







The Hunters: For those who believe vampires should be killed, not kissed.

What would you do if you found your town had been infested with vampires? For Chris and his brother Lucas, the answer was simple enough: you fight back. Gathering a small band of other people in their town who have been affected by the vampires, they begin a resistance. But after a year of fighting, they have only managed to kill a handful, while the vampire leader has turned five times that many.
Then two enigmatic strangers appear, changing the group’s lives even further.
Fury and Havoc. They call themselves hunters, and want no part…