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Saturday, August 22, 2009

Blog Tour & Contest : Dark Hunger by Rita Herron

Dark Hunger by Rita Herron

Blog Tour


Description from Hatchette Books :

Reporter Annabelle Armstrong will go to any lengths to deliver a story, even track down Quinton Valtrez, a man she believes is a coldhearted assassin. Yet the truth about the darkly sensual Quinton is even more shocking...and the overwhelming desire he ignites is one she vows to resist.

Quinton has fought his demonic powers since he was a child. Now using his gifts for the good of national security, he can't let himself be distracted by the beautiful, determined Annabelle. But his need for her is sudden, fierce--and could soon cost Annabelle her life. For a wicked enemy is out for vengeance, a demon who wants to draw Quinton into a life of pure evil and is willing to use Annabelle as bait. To save her, Quinton must achieve the near impossible: tame the sinister force that is both his inheritance and his curse before it claims him forever.

About the Author :


Author Website

Rita Herron is an award-winning author of more than 30 romantic suspense novels for Harlequin and Dorchester. In 2007 alone, she was nominated for two Romantic Times Reviewers Choice Awards, including a Career Achievement Award.

Five Fun Facts

1. I set Dark Hunger in three of my favorite cites, Savannah, Charleston, and New Orleans because they’re all haunted and possess an eerie atmosphere – perfect places for the Death Angel. The B & B with the outdoor garden where Annabelle stays in Savannah is fashioned after a B & B where my husband and I stayed. And Shayla Larue is modeled after a voodoo priestess I met at the RWA conference in New Orleans.

2. Emily Nelson, the social worker in the book, is named after my daughter who’s a dedicated social worker in real life.

3. The idea of the Death Angel taking a vulture’s form came from a brainstorming session with two author friends at a writer’s retreat near Charleston. I’d been flirting with other forms but, when the vulture idea came up, I knew it was perfect—creepy and symbolic of bad luck, evil and death.

4. Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds inspired me as I was writing Dark Hunger. I also envisioned David Gray’s song “One With the Birds” as the soundtrack for the movie.

5. When I was a child, I knew a preacher who inspired me to create Reverend Narius. He was a hellfire and damnation type who yelled and stalked up and down the aisles during his sermon. It was as if he was singling you out to let you know you were going to hell. I was terrified of him!




Giveaway :

Thanks to Anna Balasi of Hatchette Books, I am able to give away 5 copies of Dark Hunger by Rita Herron! Along with those 5 copies, winners will each receive a signed bookmark to go with their book! Isn't that great?

To ENTER you MUST post a COMMENT including a VALID EMAIL ADDRESS, no email, no entry.

Extra Entries :

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Become a Follower (Existing Followers mention you are for an entry)
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+1 Subscribe to the Feed (post a comment saying that you did)
+2 Post about this contest on your blog / twitter (post a link please)

Happy Birthday Entry :

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If you already told me your birthdate in a previous post (I have recorded all birthdates), and your birthdate falls within the Start and Finish of this contest! You will not get an entry if your birthday falls between these dates if you did not post your bithdate into a previous post.

Deadline September 5th, 2009 @ 11:59pm Est.
US & Canada Residents Only. No PO Boxes.

34 comments:

Wanda said...

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enyl said...

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Beth said...

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Beth said...

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Froggy said...

1 Become a Follower - done!

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+1 Subscribe to the Feed - done!

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Jake Lsewhere said...

Looks like a good book, please enter me into this drawing.

I'm also a follower via Blogger.

Thanks for hosting this giveaway.
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Jake Lsewhere said...

I've also blogged about this giveaway here.

Thanks,
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Shawna said...

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+1 Thanks for this wonderful chance to win this amazing book!!!

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TOTAL 6 POINTS

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Debbie F said...

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jtcallaway said...

Please enter my name!


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Thanks as always!!

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forgot to add my email address :) sorry

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Brenda said...

Please enter my name in your draw. I am a follower as of now!

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