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Sunday, August 30, 2009

Sizzling Summer Heat - Final Week- New Member

We had to do it. It's the final week and we're pulling out all the stops and letting you know about our latest and final member of International Heat.

We got Aussied again. :wink:

Now Lexxie Couper and I don't go back too far, but far enough to know I love her work. I went fan-girl on her after reading Savage Retribution. For those of you who've heard my story about becoming a writer, you know I discovered ebooks in January 2008. I then found out about the werewolf phenomena and proceeded to read every single book I could get my hands on. Including Lexxie's.

She rocks as a writer. Savage Retribution was wild, untamed, hot as the blazes and set in Australia!! Bloody brilliant as far as I was concerned. Since then I've gotten to speak with her a few times, including when she gave me a few chapters from the next book in the that series (with a Tasmanian Tiger shifter!!) Now she's got a million books out (okay, 14) and a few on the coming soon pages, and soooo much for you to enjoy.

She also rocks in her sense of humor. I told her she had to do a traditional lampshade dance to become an International heat member. She did one, videoed it and sent it to us. Highest bidder gets dibs on seeing it.

So welcome, Lexxie. Here's to a long and fruitful partnership in IH. Oh, and the Flying Dutchman Space ship? We are totally going to write that story!! I'm thinking that there's this map that's been hidden...

PS. Kidding about the highest bidder. But who knows where that video might show up down the road. :wink:

Make sure you add a comment for a chance to win a prize in our final week of summer contest.

“Savage Retribution” by Lexxie Couper

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ISBN: 1-59998-506-3
Length: Novel
Price: 5.50
Publication Date: February 19, 2008
Cover art by Scott Carpenter

An animal rights activist is about to get a crash course in werewolves. One she may not survive.

Lone Irish werewolf Declan O’Connell has lost everything—his family, his clan, even his freedom—to his arch-rival, Nathan Epoc. The head of an underground werewolf clan and a brilliant scientist, Epoc plans to use Declan to create a super-wolf, a creature capable of shifting the balance of power in the lycanthrope world. But Epoc’s plans are about to be thwarted.

Regan Thomas, a determined animal rights activist, rescues what she thinks is an ordinary wolf from his notorious animal testing facility in Sydney, Australia. She gets more than she bargained for when the wolf turns into an extremely hunky, extremely naked man who immediately drags her into a world where the clash between two opposing werewolf clans could spell the end of humankind.

Declan has survived without a clan for more years than he cares to remember, but sexy Regan stirs up all his fierce, alpha-wolf instincts. Now Declan has one last chance at revenge. But can he keep Regan alive, and resist the overwhelming attraction between them, long enough to stop Epoc?

Summer in Australia has never been this hot… or this dangerous.

Warning, this title contains the following: explicit sex, graphic language, graphic violence, violent sex, high-speed car-chases, wild werewolf action and Australian sarcasm.

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Natasha A. said...

mmm Savage Retribution was sOOOOO good!

I REALLY hope we get to see that video :D

Armenia said...

OH Yeah, shapeshifting werewolf, now you're talking. Savage Retribution sounds like my kind of sexy paranormal.

booklover1335 said...

Love those Samhain blurbs, they are always so much fun. This book looks really good. I am a sucker for any book with an irishman in it, thrown in a shapeshifting werewolf....I'll I've got to say is yummy. Looks like a great action adventure paranormal romance!

joder said...

Yes, the Samhain blurbs are hilarious aren't they. This books sounds amazingly good and I'm definitely putting it on my wishlist.

Lexxie Couper said...

Natasha and you get the feeling I'm stalking you? No? Damn, I'm not trying hard enough *grin*

Booklover1335 - I'm with you on the blurbs. I've bought more than one Samhain book based on the blurb alone. And as for, I want to lick from head to toe Colin Farrell AND Gerard Butler, preferably after they've licked me from head to that gives me a story idea....

Joder - Anyone that says any of my books sound amazingly good is, as far as I'm concerned, the most intelligent person in the world. Will you be my friend? *grin*

I mentioned over on the IH blog I was going to be a real tease and throw out some random paragraphs from my various blurbs at all the other IH members blogs, just because I’m that kind of girl…

(There’s a contest involved, of course. The first person who tells me which books the paragraphs come from wins any Lexxie Couper ebook of their choice. How’s that sound)

Paragraph #4 - "Two solar years ago, Kyra fled from Raiven to save his life. Now held captive as a sexual pawn in an intergalactic battle for supremacy, Kyra hangs on the edge of madness. Sworn to avenge Raiven’s death, nothing will stop her spilling his murderer’s blood. Not the obsessed Murukhan Warlord, Mur’dek, who keeps her chained in his private chamber for his own gratification. Not even the residue psyches in her head fighting for dominance — psyches that want nothing more than for Kyra to succumb to their burning lust for sex and blood."

Babyblue22 said...

Savage Retributionsounds so great! I love Hot Paranormal Stories!!
I love The warnings they always make me want to buy the books even more!!

Is it Shifting Lust?
Do we have to find all of the paragraphs?


Amy M said...

I am going with Shifting Lust.

Amy M

ddurance said...

You had me at extremely hunky, extremely naked man. lol

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