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Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Sensual. Thrilling. Action-packed. Edge of Oblivion by J.T. Geissinger

 
Today's feature is, Edge of Oblivion (Night Prowler Novels, Book Two), by J.T. Geissinger, a Paranormal Romance published by Montlake Romance. Leave a comment for a chance to win an eCopy of Edge of Oblivion. Contest ends Friday, October 5th, 6 PM EST.

ISBN: 1612184197
ASIN: B007SX0246
Number of pages: 384
Word Count: 98,000

Description

Morgan Montgomery is waiting to die. Branded a traitor by her tribe, the Ikati shape-shifter has no hope for mercy—until Jenna, the Ikati’s newly crowned queen and Morgan’s former ally, offers one last chance for redemption. Morgan must infiltrate the Rome headquarters of the Expurgari, the Ikati’s ancient enemy, to destroy them once and for all. The beautiful renegade has just a fortnight to complete her mission or forfeit her life. Because she does not travel alone…

Xander Luna is a trained assassin and the Ikati’s most feared enforcer, famed for his swift brutality and stony heart. Fiercely loyal, he is prepared to hate the traitor under his watch—until they come face to face. For Morgan Montgomery arouses something unexpected inside of him, something that threatens everything he believes in and the fate of the tribe itself: a love as powerful and passionate as it is forbidden.

Sensual, thrilling, and action-packed, Edge of Oblivion will enthrall readers with nail-biting suspense and heart-pounding passion.
Excerpt

Caught on one of the heels of her shoes, the hem of her dress tangled beneath her feet. The delicate fabric gave way with a soft ripping noise and she pitched forward, unable to throw her arms out for balance because they were cuffed tight behind her back. She fell to her knees on the cold marble floor with a bone-crunching jolt that startled a pained gasp from her lips, but just before she fell flat on her face, something stopped her.

A pair of hands. Strong and warm at her shoulders.

She was caught and steadied, pushed gently back to her knees where she rocked, finding her balance. Then she lifted her head and looked up—

—into a pair of eyes, brilliant amber rimmed in kohl, that stared out from a sun-darkened face of such cold, savage beauty it sent a thrill of pure fear humming along every nerve. Adrenaline lashed through her body, primitive and chemical, and abruptly awoke the animal inside that bristled and hissed and screamed danger! at the top of its lungs.

He was huge—tall and thickly muscled, far larger than any of her lithe, sinewy kin—and had shoulders so wide she crouched in a pool of thrown shadows at his feet. His black hair, tipped on his wide forehead to a widow’s peak, was cropped close to his head. His clothes were black as well, simple and form-fitting, made for ease of movement. On his back was a pair of crossed swords, sheathed in leather scabbards. On his belt and boots were more weapons, gleaming wicked in the light.

But all this paled in comparison to the more imminent threat of his eerie, amber eyes.

They fixed on hers, unblinking, unfeeling, and she realized with another jolt that this man staring back at her in absolute stillness with that beautiful face and those scorching, fire-lit eyes wasn’t anything she’d ever seen before. He was alive, his body was alive, but behind that mask of perfection, there wasn’t a shred of humanity or mercy or kindness or feeling. There was nothing. He was dead.
Soul dead.

“Xander,” said a voice from her right. Leander’s, she supposed, aware on a molecular level of her thundering heart, her frozen muscles, the stranger’s gaze that had dropped to the pulse beating wildly in the hollow of her neck. His nostrils flared with an inhalation, and for one wild, horrified moment, she thought he might lean down and tear out her throat with his teeth.

But he didn’t. He only lifted that piercing gaze back to hers and, in a motion of fluid, predatory grace, drew her to her feet. He released her and stepped back, never blinking, his attention never wavering, those piercing dead eyes never leaving her face.

“Xander,” Leander said again. “This is Morgan. Your flight for Rome leaves at one o’clock.”

About the Author


A life-long lover of reading and a self-professed “book addict,” J.T. Geissinger didn’t realize her dream of writing a novel until a milestone birthday forced her to take stock of her goals in life.

Always believing the right time to commit to putting pen to paper would magically announce itself, it took waking up one cold January morning with a shiny new zero as the second number in her age to kick start her determination.
 
More than a year and two unsold novels later, it was time to take stock again.
 
But her determination matched her initial procrastination, and she kept on writing and learning and trying to improve, trusting that if it was meant to be, it would be.
 
Then, during a trip to Italy in honor of their 10th wedding anniversary and the honeymoon she and her husband never took, she received an email that would change her life. It was from a literary agent, and it contained the three words every aspiring author longs to hear: “I loved it.”

The manuscript was sold to Montlake Romance who published it six months later. Hitting the Amazon bestseller lists in both the US and the UK within weeks of publication, Shadow’s Edge was book one of the Night Prowler Novels. Book two, Edge of Oblivion published October 2nd, and book three will follow in the spring of 2013. Three additional installations in the Night Prowler series are planned for the future.
 
Find J.T. Geissinger at her Website ~ Facebook ~ Twitter ~ Goodreads

Don't forget to comment for a chance to win an eCopy of Edge of Oblivion. Contest ends Friday, October 5th, 6 PM EST. 

6 comments:

BreanaM. said...

Edge of Oblivion sounds like such a good book—I must check out this series.

Andrea M said...

Thank you for hosting this giveaway. The Edge of Oblivion appears to have a unique plot. The selection of this excerpt is sure to attract the attention of readers unfamiliar with J.T.Geissinger’s work/novels.

Debby said...

Congrats on the book and thanks for the giveaway. I love the cover and the book sounds really great as well.
debby236 at gmail dot com

*yadkny* said...

CONGRATS on the latest release, J.T.!!! I read the first story and absolutely could not put it down until it was finished! AWESOME start to the series!

yadkny@hotmail.com

J.T. Geissinger said...

Thank you for hosting me, Sky, and thanks to the readers for their comments! I hope you all enjoy the book.

lsmoore49 said...

It would be so awesome to win a copy of this book. I love reading more than anything else and have all my life. I wish everyone good luck but of course deep down do hope that I can win this wonderful giveaway. Thanks for hosting it. Linda S Moore