Monday, November 28, 2011

Promo giveaway of Black Lust by Karyn Gerrard

BLACK LUST from Evernight Publishing Paranormal/Suspense/Vampire/Erotica novella

Lucius Black lives a debauched and wild nightlife. Being a ‘Quarter’ (1/4 vampire), blood and sex are what he is. However, his existence wears thin after a century of hedonistic pleasure.

Trevina Patterson lives a quiet, happy life running a hair salon in a village on the east coast of the United Kingdom. It was a perfect life and all she could ask for, until a chance encounter with Lucius Black.

What was it about him that was so unsettling and yet so attractive?

For Lucius, no woman had ever been enough, until Trevina. She awakened in him feelings he had not thought possible. Passions considered by him to be little more than vampiric mythology. She awakened lust.

Trevina strolled up the stone walkway and knocked at the door. It was ajar, so she stuck her head in. “Hello? Anyone here?”

No one answered so she took a hesitant step across the threshold. Oh brilliant, it had hardwood floors and a fireplace. She felt the nearby wall, plaster, but with a fresh coat of paint. It was clean and bright. She imagined where she would place her few sticks of furniture when a deep voice boomed from the hallway.

“Who the hell are you, and what do you want?”

Her head turned toward the direction of the irritated voice. Her breath caught in her throat. A stunning looking man stood opposite her, his legs apart, and his arms crossed. He was in black leather from his long coat to the skin hugging leather pants and black boots. A tight black T-shirt accentuated rock-hard pectorals.

Trevina assumed this stunner looked like a fallen angel or a sexy demon, maybe both. At least that is how they seemed in the movies and on the telly. He had full red lips no man should possess and a scruffy days-old beard and chiseled handsome features. But it was his eyes, the same silver-gray as the sky over a stormy North Sea. They were very large and expressive, framed by long black eyelashes. She imagined the lashes were as soft as mink. He appeared dangerous, and she should be scared, but those eyes had her locked in a searing sexual Svengali-like gaze. He exuded perilous detachment. Impenetrable, guarded, and shielded from emotions. Why she sensed all that, she had no idea.

Instead of running to her scooter for safety, she stepped forward holding out her hand. “Trevina Patterson. Do you own this lovely cottage?”

The man stared down at her hand as if deciding whether to take it. He uncrossed his arms, took her hand and shook it. His hand was large, masculine, and very warm. His touch almost brought her to her knees it was so potent. His thumb stroked the top of her hand in a gentle circular motion. A slight sly smile curved his ruby red lips. She tried to bite back a moan but a shaky exhale escaped her throat. He let go of her hand. She felt anger mix with the intoxicating attraction. Did he get off making women react to him, especially women who were not beautiful? She knew she wasn’t. She accepted her blunt-plain features years ago; it saved her plenty of heartache.

“No, it belongs to a cousin of mine. I was looking at it, deciding if I was going to rent it. Why do you ask, Trevina?”

He used her first name. Oh, he was skilled at seduction. It dripped like molten honey in his voice, and she noticed he didn’t have a British accent. She moved closer to him. She would show this sexy leather clad demon she wasn’t intimidated. She looked up at him. Bloody hell, he was tall. “I would like to rent it myself. What’s your name?”

He crossed his arms again, a defensive posture to be sure. “Lucius Black.”

She couldn’t help but smile. The name fit him like a leather glove.

He cocked an eyebrow. “Something amusing?”

She bit her lower lip. “No. Nothing. So I’m out of luck apparently.”

He shifted his stance so he was, just inches away. Her breasts brushed by his impressive muscular chest causing a gush of liquid between her legs. He stared down at her, and his warm breath fanned her cheeks like the incendiary breath of a dragon. A damned sexy one. He exuded a spicy, woodsy scent that was bloody appealing. Warm flickering flame, fire and brimstone perhaps?

“I would not say that,” he whispered sensually.






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Debuting in May 2011 with the best-selling time travel, "Timeless Heart' Black Lust is Karyn's second release. Karyn lives in a small town in a corner of Ontario, Canada, wiling away her spare time writing, reviewing and reading romance. As long as she can avoid being hit by a runaway moose in this wilderness paradise, she assumes everything is golden. Originally from the east coast of Canada, Karyn loves to set some of her stories in the Maritime Provinces~

The giveaway is for a PDF copy of BLACK LUST and it open internationally.

Please click on read more to enter the giveaway!!


  1. This book sounds really good. Thanks for the introduction of a new author and thanks for the contest.

  2. Loved the excerpt! another new author with interesting books. Thanks for the giveaway
    Irene Jackson

  3. This sounds like an enticing read!!! Added it to my TBR list!!! Thanks for the chance to win!!:-)


  4. WOW this sounds so cool!

    Thanks for the giveaway!


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  6. This sounds really good! And it is a new (to me) author as well. I'd love to win

  7. Ooooh, black lust, that's a new one.

  8. I've had this one on my TBR for a bit, I can't wait to read it :) Thanks for having such awesome giveaways!

  9. I have now Black Lust on my wish list..this book sounds awesome!!!!

  10. good luck to all!!

  11. Great excerpt. Can't wait to read this book.


  12. Thanks so much for spotlighting my novella today, I am thrilled to be here!

    Working on two sequels to this paranormal, fingers crossed. And thanks for all the lovely comments!

  13. Wow, I can't wait to read this book. Please enter me in this contest. Thank you.

  14. This book looks hot and I would love to read it. Thanks for the giveaway!

    romancebookjunkiesdanielle at

  15. The cover is HOT and the book sounds amazing. I would so love to win a copy.


  16. I have seen a couple of great reviews of this book. I would love to read it.

  17. 1/4 vampire! That's something new! You've hooked me and I want more! jepebATverizonDOTnet

  18. Thanks for the great spotlight and excerpt! Definitely caught my interest! I love reading about new-to-me authors and excerpts always seal the deal :)
    Thanks for the giveaway and Happy Holidays to everyone!

  19. this sonds like a really good book.Great excerpt.

  20. This looks great, would love to read it!


  21. This book sounds H-A-W-T...LOVED the excerpt! Thanks for introducing me to a new author/series!

  22. Hi
    I love vamps and this book sounds interesting.
    Thanks for the giveaway!

    dany7578 at hotmail cot dom


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