Monthly Archives:: October 2010

Spooky Legends: Kersten Hamiliton’s Vee Williams on “Dracula”

Spooky Legends: Kersten Hamiliton’s Vee Williams on “Dracula”

October 31, 2010 Uncategorized 16

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Bekka Black and a chance to win iDRAKULA** Happy Halloween!  It seemed only fitting that we end Spooky Legends with the most famous urban legend of all: Dracula. Kersten Hamilton, author of the goblin Paranormal YA debut, TYGER TYGER due out on November 15th, gets that honor along with her character Vee Williams.  Don’t miss the giveaway a copy of TYGER TYGER and a necklace. See details below. And for more chances to win Tyger Treasure,  Kersten Hamilton is giving away twenty hand-made necklaces in November and December to celebrate… Read more »


Spooky Legends: Jessica Andersen’s Lucius on “Wendigo”

Spooky Legends: Jessica Andersen’s Lucius on “Wendigo”

October 30, 2010 Uncategorized 18

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Stefan Petrucha and a chance to win BLOOD PROPHESY** Jessica Andersen is here today as we near the end Spooky Legends to lend us one of her uber hot Nightkeepers from her Final Prophesy urban fantasy romance series (the fifth book, BLOOD SPELLS will be released on November 2nd) and Jessica here to tell us all about Lucius’s take on the “Wendigo” urban legend and giveaway a prize pack of autographed copies of DEMONKEEPERS and BLOOD SPELLS & some rocking Mayan spiced chocolate. See details below. Jessica S. Andersen… Read more »


Spooky Legends: Elle Jasper’s Riley Poe on “Melon Heads”

Spooky Legends: Elle Jasper’s Riley Poe on “Melon Heads”

October 29, 2010 Uncategorized 14

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Sophie Littlefield and a chance to win BANISHED** Some books you can tell just by looking at them that they were meant for you. When I saw Elle Jasper’s debut urban fantasy AFTERLIGHT (and her fantastic website) I just knew.  Thanks to our Spooky Legends event, we’re getting a sneak peak into the mind of Riley Poe, the main character in AFTERLIGHT (due out November 2nd) and Elle here to tell us all about Riley’s take on the “Melon Heads” urban legend and giveaway 4 signed copies of… Read more »


Hot Off The Press: 44 new UF releases for November

Hot Off The Press: 44 new UF releases for November

October 29, 2010 Uncategorized 2

It’s the last Friday of the month which means it’s time to check out what we’re going to be reading next month in: HOT OFF THE PRESS! To clarify, for this post I’m using Urban Fantasy as an umbrella term to include Urban Fantasy, Dark Fantasy, Paranormal Romance, Paranormal YA, Contemporary Fantasy, even a little Paranormal Steampunk etc. All titles below link to BookDepository.com (free worldwide shipping to 90 countries) and ATUF makes a small commission from purchases made through the links, so thank you for helping maintain this site! November releases scheduled for review on ATUF: Afterlight by Elle… Read more »


Spooky Legends: Wendy Delso’s Katla LeBlanc on “Resurrection Mary”

Spooky Legends: Wendy Delso’s Katla LeBlanc on “Resurrection Mary”

October 28, 2010 Uncategorized 10

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Yvonne Navarro and a chance to win HIGHBORN** I’m thrilled that we’re getting to feature a few debut authors during Spooky Legends including today’s guest, Wendy Delsol who has written an Paranormal YA with an enchanting premise inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen” and Norse mythology. Katla LeBlanc is the main character in STORK and Wendy here to tell us all about Katla’s take on the “Resurrection Mary” urban legend and giveaway a copy of STORK. See details below. Wendy Delsol considers herself first and foremost… Read more »


Early Review: Blood Spells by Jessica Anderson

Early Review: Blood Spells by Jessica Anderson

October 28, 2010 Uncategorized 0 ★★★

*This title will be released on November 2, 2010* Title: Blood Spells Author: Jessica Anderson Series: Final Prophesy #5 Cover Art: N/A Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Signet Date Published: November 2, 2010 ISBN-10: 0451231651 ISBN-13: 978-0451231659 Review Copy Source: Jessica Anderson Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description Trained from birth to fight with fists and magic, Patience knows that she should focus on the coming war for souls. But she isn’t just a warrior—she’s a wife and mother too, which leaves her loyalties divided between the Nightkeepers and her family. Brandt broke the rules when he married Patience and fathered their… Read more »


Early Review: Blood Spells by Jessica Andersen

Early Review: Blood Spells by Jessica Andersen

October 28, 2010 Uncategorized 1

*This title will be released on November 2, 2010* Title: Blood Spells Author: Jessica Andersen Series: Final Prophesy #5 Cover Art: N/A Paperback: 464 pages Publisher: Signet Date Published: November 2, 2010 ISBN-10: 0451231651 ISBN-13: 978-0451231659 Review Copy Source: Jessica Anderson Reviewed by: Abigail Book Description Trained from birth to fight with fists and magic, Patience knows that she should focus on the coming war for souls. But she isn’t just a warrior—she’s a wife and mother too, which leaves her loyalties divided between the Nightkeepers and her family. Brandt broke the rules when he married Patience and fathered their… Read more »


Spooky Legends: Jess Haines’s Shiarra Waynest on “Mothman”

Spooky Legends: Jess Haines’s Shiarra Waynest on “Mothman”

October 27, 2010 Uncategorized 24

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Brenna Yovanoff and a chance to win THE REPLACEMENT** Some authors are just made of awesome: case in point, our Spooky Legends guest today Jess Haines. If you haven’t read Jess’s excellent urban fantasy HUNTED BY THE OTHERS yet then you don’t know what you’re missing.  Shiarra is the main character in the H&W; Investigations series and Jess is here to tell us all about Shiarra’s (and lethally hot vampire Alec Royce’s) take on the “Mothman” urban legend and giveaway a signed copy of HUNTED BY THE OTHERS… Read more »


Early 5 Bat! Review: The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith

Early 5 Bat! Review: The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith

October 26, 2010 Uncategorized 19 ★★★★★

Title: The Greyfriar Author: Clay and Susan Griffith Series: Vampire Empire #3 Cover Art: Chris McGrath  Genre: Paranormal Syeampunk Excerpt: Yes Source: Publisher Reviewed by: Abigail Paperback: 301 pages Publisher: Pyr; 1 edition (November 18, 2010) ISBN-10: 1616142472 ISBN-13: 978-1616142476 Sexual Content: Kissing Rating: Near Perfect – Buy two copies: one for you and one for a friend. Description In the year 1870, a horrible plague of vampires swept over the northern regions of the world. Millions of humans were killed outright. Millions more died of disease and famine due to the havoc that followed. Within two years, once great… Read more »


Spooky Legends: Allyson James’s Magic Mirror on “The Vanishing Hitchhiker”

Spooky Legends: Allyson James’s Magic Mirror on “The Vanishing Hitchhiker”

October 26, 2010 Uncategorized 16

**Visit Dark Faerie Tales today for her Spooky Legends Guest blog with Maria Lima and a chance to win BLOOD HEAT** Allyson James was one of the first authors I contacted when Spooky Legends was being planned. The second book in Allyson’s Stormwalker series FIREWALKER, will be released on November 2, 2010.  The Magic Mirror is the outrageous character in that series and Allyson’s here to tell us all about The Magic Mirror’s take on the “Vanishing Hitchhiker” urban legend and giveaway a copy of STORMWALKER. See details below. Allyson James is a pseudonym of NYT bestselling author Jennifer Ashley…. Read more »