Friday, March 30, 2012

End of the Tour Wrap Up with Dawne Dominique

Well, here we are at the end of my virtual author excursion with Bewitching Book Tours, and I suddenly find myself at a loss for words. Being a writer, that's a little surprising, don't you think? I must say that when I started this journey, I didn't have a clue what I was doing or what to expect. For that, I want to send my deepest heartfelt thanks to Roxanne for guiding me every step of the way and making this experience fun and enlightening instead of terrifying. Friends who I've known for years discovered things about me they never knew.

Unfortunately, the month started out on an extremely sad note with the death of my father-in-law, whom I loved dearly. It only got worse as the days went by. Without Roxanne's support and understanding, and the wonderful hosts of the blogs where I stopped, this would not have been a success without them. I had a lot of fun, even though I had to talk about myself, something I find very difficult to do.

Promoting The First series has always played havoc on my mind. I began writing the series in early 2000, so trying to summarize five novels was a daunting task, not to mention how I'd explain the subplots without giving too much of the main plot away, yet still draw the curiosity of readers. Then they were the numerous characters that play key roles in each of the books.

Did I make sense?

Did I consistently repeat?

Were the blog posts diverse, boring?

Was my writing entertaining?

Did I promote too much, not enough?

Did it garner sales?

Did it spark interest?

Certainly a daunting task made easier with Roxanne's help. (((group hug)))

Thank you again, Bewitching Book Tours, and,

Salacious Reads
Sandra J. Clark Blog
Raven Corinn Carluk
Kayla Graham of Simply Kayla’s Books Reviews
Shandy Sanford of Mama Knows Books
Meredith Allard
Lisa’s World of Books
GraveTells (an extra special thank you)
Vanessa, The Jeep Diva
Hildie McQueen
Erotica For All
Ron C. Nieto
The Scarf Princess
Kay Dee
Darlene's Book Nook
Jade Mystique
Gothic Mom’s Book Reviews
Char Hardin (and another extra special thank you for Char)

... for taking on such a novice blogger.

If you're looking for a unique vampire series where fiction and biblical facts crash headlong, I urge you to take The First journey.

Live, love, laugh and dream...because you never know what tomorrow will bring you.

~Dawné Dominique

Eden's Hell, I: The First

In the beginning…

God created man and called him Adam, a fine specimen replicated in his own image. He then created woman to ease Adam’s loneliness and named her Lillith. Unfortunately, God realized his mistake too late in giving woman free will, for she would rule her domain—not man.

When Lillith left Adam, God created another for his first-born son and gave her the name Eve and a kingdom called Eden, but by then it was too late, for he’d unleashed Hell into the world of man.

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Dark Diary, II: The First

Daniella Rolfe, a seven-century old First vampire is unwittingly drawn together with a City of Winnipeg detective, who happens to be investigating a string of some rather bizarre serial murders. It doesn’t take long for her to discover that this mere mortal man holds more power over her than any she's ever known.

And Aiden…he's only dreamed about women like Daniella.

Blood battles and broken vows are just the beginning of Daniella Rolfe’s woes.

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Kindred Blood, III: The First

There is nothing thicker—or stronger—than kindred blood.

Being married in Scotland sounds like the perfect romantic getaway, doesn't it? For Daniella Rolfe and Aiden Blackmore, the nightmare they'd left behind was just the beginning. When Aiden is kidnapped, Daniella will go to any lengths to ensure he's brought safely back to her, no matter the amount of blood to be shed. Together with Spencer Dalton, a private investigator she hired to help find Aiden, they begin to unravel more than they bargained for.

Broken vows are the least of Daniella's worries now.

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About the Author:

Dawné Dominique is a multi-published author of paranormal romance and fantasy. Weaving tales of intrigue that include riveting characters and spellbinding plots, she takes great pleasure in immersing an unsuspecting reader into the worlds she created, refusing to let them go until that last page is read.

She embraces life with one simple rule:

“Everything in life happens for a reason, be it good or bad, and it’s because of this we learn to never take anything for granted.”

1 comment:

Roxanne Rhoads said...

Thank you for sharing your books and thoughts with us- even during your own personal tough times.

I'm glad we could help you get through and in any way possible make things a little better for you.

Big Hugs sent your way.