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Wednesday, 12 June 2019

☀ Demon's Grotto: [1] - Kate Hill

Thank you for joining us on the Virtual Book Tour for Demon's Grotto, a Paranormal Romance / Dark Fantasy by (, Changeling Press LLC, 115 pages).

This is the first book in the Demon's Grotto series.

PREVIEW: Check out the book's synopsis and the Kindle Cloud Reader Preview below, as well as full details of the series.

Author Kate Hill will be awarding a $10 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 exclusive excerpts (☀).


|| Synopsis || Teaser: KCR Preview || Teaser: Exclusive Excerpt || About the Author || Giveaway & Tour Stops ||


Synopsis

Ben wants Laura to reconsider staying overnight at Demon’s Grotto, and he has information about the club’s history that should convince her. He tells her three creepy love stories, hoping she will change her mind.
Rise of the Creature: When a mad doctor brings a dead man back to life, only his beautiful assistant can make that life worth living.

The Demon Within: A man on the run stops to rest at a rooming house, not knowing that it’s the hunting ground of a gorgeous succubus bent on devouring handsome guests.

Don’t Cry, Wolf: An ad for a maintenance man at a bed and breakfast is answered by a former soldier who’s harboring a hairy secret. The business’s lovely co-owner becomes involved with this sullen hunk who’s more than she imagined possible.

After hearing these stories of love and murder, will Laura decide to spend the night at Demon’s Grotto?

Teaser: KCR Preview


Teaser: Exclusive Excerpt

      Breathing hard, her entire body tingling in the aftermath, Cora melted onto his chest. She pressed her lips to the side of his neck, feeling blood pulse through the artery running along the side of it. His arm settled around her as they recovered.
     After a moment, he said, “Who are you? Are you an angel or a demon? Am I in heaven or hell?”
     Cora lifted her head to gaze into his eyes. Just looking at them nearly stole her breath. They were as blue as the sky on a clear summer day and filled with so many emotions that her heart ached for him.
     “Neither,” she said. “You’re alive. It’s complicated.”
     “Alive. I… I remember chopping wood, and then pain. Then nothing, until now.” He reached up to caress her face. “Who are you?”
     “My name is Cora. I --”
     “You liar! You said you’d wake me if anything changed,” Dr. Damp roared. Grasping Cora’s arm, he dragged her off John, and hurled her onto the floor. She gasped, covering her bare breasts.
     “You deceptive little slut!” Damp roared. “I rescued you from the asylum. I gave you everything and let you take part in my experiments, and what do you do? Fuck the first corpse I bring back to life.”
     Damp stood over her and raised his hand to hit her again, but John jumped off the table and grasped Damp’s wrist. “Don’t touch her,” John bellowed, flinging Damp across the room. He crashed into a glass cabinet filled with medicine bottles. Glass broke and medicine dripped onto the floor.
     “What are you doing?” Damp said, advancing on John again. “I made you, and you will obey me.”
     “Doctor, he doesn’t know what’s going on,” Cora said, standing and pulling on a lab coat that hung nearby on a hook. She buttoned it quickly.
     “What do you mean, you made me?” John demanded, his eyes narrowed in confusion.
     “You were dead. I brought you to life. You are my greatest accomplishment,” Damp said.
     “Your accomplishment?” John demanded, still looking confused and stunned.
     “Doctor, please calm down,” Cora said, approaching the men, afraid that both of them might lose control.
     Damp lashed out, striking her hard in the face with the back of his hand. “Tomorrow, slut, it’s back to the madhouse for you. And as for you, my frisky son.” The doctor took a needle from a nearby equipment table and stuck it in John’s neck. Again John shoved Dr. Damp hard, but his strength was fading quickly.
     “You’ll learn to obey me, John. You’ll learn to --”
     Damp didn’t finish his sentence. Pain tore through his back. Blood filled his lungs. He turned, his blue eyes wide in shock and agony.
     Cora stepped backward, tingling with horror and relief, the doctor’s blood on her hands. Droplets of it stained the lab coat. She had buried one of his razor sharp surgery tools into his back -- protecting her and John from his madness in the only way she could.

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About the Author

Always a fan of romance and the paranormal, Kate Hill started writing over twenty years ago for pleasure. Her first story, a short erotic vampire tale, was accepted for publication in 1996. Since then she has sold over one hundred short stories, novellas and novels.

When she's not working on her books, Kate enjoys reading, working out, spending time with her family and pets and running the Compelling Beasts Blog, dedicated to antagonists, antiheroes and paranormal creatures. She also writes under the name Saloni Quinby.

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10 comments:

  1. Thank you for having me as a guest. I hope your readers enjoy the excerpt from Demon's Grotto. Though Demon's Grotto is mainly a romance, it also has paranormal and horror elements. As a reader and a writer, I enjoy mixed genre stories. I'd love to know how others feel about mixed genres and what their favorite combinations are. Demon's Grotto is also available for the reduced price of $2.99 at Amazon until June 21st. Thank you again for having me as a guest!

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  2. My family loves reading so hearing about another great book I appreciate. Thanks for sharing and also for the giveaway.

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  3. How many books have you written so far?

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    1. Hi Bernie. Thank you for stopping by. I have dozens written, but not all of them are published or still in print. Some of my Changeling Press books have also been collected into single books. I'm re-editing and indie publishing some of my out of print books as well.

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