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Tuesday, 7 July 2015

☀ Dragon Knight's Axe: Order of the Dragon Knights [3] - Mary Morgan

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Dragon Knight's Axe  by (, The Wild Rose Press, Inc., 310 pages).  

This is the third book in the Scottish Paranormal Time-travel series "Order of the Dragon Knights". This book can be read as a stand alone novel, but it will contain spoilers for the previous books.

Check out the book's synopsis and the excerpt below. You can also read the first five chapters on Amazon.

Author Mary Morgan will be awarding a $25 Amazon/BN gift card to a randomly drawn winner via Rafflecopter during the tour.   Please do take part: comment on our post and follow the tour where you will be able to read other excerpts, also the more comments you leave the higher your chances of being a winner.


Synopsis | Teaser | The Series | About the Author | Giveaway & Tour Stops

Synopsis

Battled scarred, Dragon Knight, Alastair MacKay, has fled to the seas to separate himself from his powers that are connected to the land. Yet, when he rescues a woman from a slave trader in Ireland, he steps back inadvertently into a world filled with magic—taking on the role of protector and leading him on a journey to confront his greatest fears.

Research assistant, Fiona O’Quinlan loves translating ancient artifacts at Trinity College. When she falls asleep on an archaeological dig, she awakens in another time. She soon discovers a Dragon Knight’s relic has been entrusted into her care. Determined to return the artifact to the Great Glen, Fiona is unprepared for the danger ahead—losing her heart and soul to Alastair “Beast” MacKay.

Will their love be strong enough to soothe the beast and heal the man? Or will Death swing its axe, leaving them lost for all eternity?

Teaser: Excerpt

He would get the truth out of her. She was now his. Bought and paid for.

His anger simmered just below the surface, and he allowed his eyes to flash with the fire of the dragon. Hearing her gasp, he smiled. Good, little bird. Fear me. Without giving her time to react, he swept her up and dumped her over his left shoulder, and strode to the ship.

He heard her sharp intake of breath, and then she started to pound against his back. “Put...me down,” she demanded.

“Nae.”

She started to kick, and he clenched his jaw in frustration. The little bird had talons. He responded with a smack to her bottom, but instead of removing his hand, he kept it against her soft curves. “I will put ye down when we are on my ship.”

She went completely still, and then she screamed.

Alastair dumped her onto the ground. “For the love of Brigid, did ye have to yell into my ear?”

Fiona rubbed at her bottom and then stood. “You beast,” she spat out at him. Jumping onto a nearby boulder, she looked directly into his eyes. “Don’t you ever touch me like that again.”

Alastair yanked her to his chest by her arms, his face mere inches from hers. “And what are ye going to do?” He watched as her eyes widened in alarm. Blue eyes that reminded him of the sky on warm summer days. Then his gaze traveled down to her lips, red as berries.

Instantly, his beast roared to life. Claim one kiss, Alastair.

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Order of the Dragon Knights

A Scottish Paranormal Time-travel series.

Dragon Knight's Sword [1]

Duncan Mackay will do anything to lift the curse from his family — even forfeit his own life. But his plans change when he encounters the woman from his dreams, literally. She is from the future, somehow has his lost sword, and can talk to the Dragon that is able to lift his family’s curse.

Brigid O'Neill has spent her life listening to the mythological legends from Ireland and Scotland. So, when an ancient sword lands at her doorstep and she starts dreaming of a rugged Highlander, she drops everything and takes on a quest that will alter everything she believes.

Before their journey ends, not only will Duncan and Brigid battle an ancient curse, they must also find the courage to believe in the destiny that brought them together. [2 June 2014, 382 pages]

Dragon Knight's Medallion [2]

To right a wrong, two souls are brought together only to shatter when they are torn apart by the deeds of an evil druid.

Dragon Knight, Stephen MacKay’s powers are altered after the death of his sister. Now he is plagued with visions that threaten to destroy his soul. When Aileen Kerrigan falls through a time tunnel, he vows to keep her safe, despite the fact the beautiful but head-strong half-blooded fae could be the death of him.

When Aileen finds out her dad is a Fenian Warrior, she flees to a nearby ruin. Armed with the medallion her mother gave her, and a matching one belonging to a long dead knight, she is flung into the past and finds a handsome but surly warrior who is on a quest. Now it seems her future could be entwined with his, if she doesn’t kill him first. [5 December 2014, 404 pages]

About the Author

I am a constant daydreamer and have been told quite often to remove my head from the clouds. Yet, this is where I find the magic to write my stories. Not only do I love to weave a good tale, but I have a voracious appetite for reading. I worked for Borders Books for almost fourteen years. Imagine my delight to be surrounded by so many books, talking to others about them, and getting paid.

Pure bliss!

I have traveled to England, Scotland, Ireland, and France. There are those who know me well when I say, “My heart is in the Highlands.” I believe I have left it there or maybe in Ireland.

When not writing, I enjoy playing in my garden—another place where magic grows. Of course, there is time spent with my family. They are the ones that keep me grounded.

I love to hear from my readers. You can contact me at:

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Giveaway and Tour Stops

Enter to win a $25 Amazon/BN GC – a Rafflecopter giveaway
Remember to comment to win!
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Follow Dragon Knight's Axe's tour at:

July 6: Long and Short Reviews
July 7: BooksChatter
July 8: It's Raining Books
July 9: Queen of the Night Reviews
July 10: Independent Authors
July 10: Two Ends of the Pen
July 13: The Blog of C.R. Moss
July 14: Rogues Angels
July 15: Room With Books
July 16: Unabridged Andra's
July 17: Booklover Sue

21 comments:

  1. Thank you so much for hosting me today! :)

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    1. Hello Mary, thank you for stopping by - I love discovering all of these books! It does look like a great series :-)

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  2. Delightful as always, this is by far my favorite book in the series. So what's in store for us next Mary ?? Have a wonderful day & thanks for another great interview

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  3. I'm smiling so much right now, Elizabeth! So happy you loved Alastair and Fiona's story. I'm working on the edits for the fourth book, Dragon Knight's Shield, and starting the fifth and final book in the Order of the Dragon Knights series. Busy days ahead! Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  4. This is a wonderful series! Alastair is my favorite so far, and I can hardly wait for the next one. :)

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    1. So it seems the "bad boy" of the MacKay brothers is winning. ;) Thanks for stopping by, Angela.

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  5. The cover alone makes me want to read this book (totally judging a book by the cover LOL)... thanks for sharing the excerpt!

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    1. Oh, Victoria, I always love a good cover and it must draw my attention first! I'm a visual type of reader. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  6. Sounds like a great read.

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    1. I'm biased, Rita. I adore and love the Dragon Knights! If you get a chance, please do check out my website. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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    1. The Dragon Knights are definitely taking me on a journey. Thank you, Mary for your wonderful words and stopping by today. :)

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  8. Sounds like a terrific book! Thank you for the great post and contest!

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    1. If you get a chance to read them, please let me know what you think, Betty. I love hearing from readers. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  9. Let me see. What can I ask the wonderful Mary? Oh I know. will there be a follow up with me as the heroine in Dragon Knight's Axe? Please? Pretty Please? lol love this tour.

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  10. Hahaha! I cannot resist a plea, Kimi. ;) Thank you so much for following me on my blog tour.

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  11. I love the cover! Thanks for the chance!

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    1. I'm a visual person, Amanda, so a stunning cover is extremely important to me. All thanks goes to Debbie Taylor at The Wild Rose Press for creating a vision to go along with my story. Thanks for stopping by. :)

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  12. Ohhh! I've always loved historical time travel stories but add the magic in and it sounds absolutely wonderful!

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  13. I love weaving passionate stories with magic, Ree. Truly hope you get a chance to read Alastair and Fiona's story. If you do, please let me know what you think. I love hearing from my readers. Also, check out my website for more information on the Dragon Knights, time-travel, and magic. :) Thanks for stopping by.

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