Saturday, October 9, 2010

Preview and Giveaway: Blood Song and Siren Song ~ by Cat Adams

 9780765324948

It’s the Halloween season; are you in the mood for some scary vampire reads?

If so, take a look at this preview and giveaway for a vampire urban fantasy duo ~  it includes publisher’s blurb, authors’ bios, and purchasing links, and the give away below.

Just remember these aren’t your amicable vampires, but the dark and scary variety.

Blood Song  ~ Book one from the Blood Singer series

Blurb:  Bodyguard Celia Graves has definitely accepted her share of weird assignments, both human and supernatural. But her newest job takes the cake. Guarding a Prince from terrorists and religious fundamentalists is hard enough, but it seems like the entire supernatural world is after this guy too. When she is betrayed by those she is employed to help, and everything goes horribly wrong, Celia wakes to find herself transformed.

Neither human nor vampire, Celia has become an Abomination—something that should not exist—and now both human and supernatural alike want her dead. With the help of a few loyal friends—a sexy mage, a powerful werewolf, and a psychic cop—Celia does her best to stay alive. On the run from her enemies, Celia must try to discover who is behind her transformation…before it’s too late.

  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (June 8, 2010)
  • Amazon purchasing links US/UK/Canada for Blood Song

*Mild Spoiler Alert Below*  - you may not want to read the last paragraph of this blurb since it contains a mild spoiler from the first book.

9780765324955

Siren Song ~ Book two in the Blood Singer series

Blurb: Nothing if not resilient, Celia Graves is slowly adjusting to being a half-human, half-vampire Abomination. But her troubles are far from over. Her best friend’s murder is still unsolved, the cops are convinced she should be in jail, and her old lover, the magician Bruno DeLuca, has resurfaced in her life, saying he has something important to tell her.

The vampire attack that transformed Celia kicked her latent Siren abilities into high gear, and now she’s been summoned to the Sirens’ island to justify her existence—and possibly fight for her life—in front of the Siren Queen. Celia isn’t sure she’ll survive to make the trip. The demon she defeated in Blood Song hasn’t exactly gone quietly—he’s left Celia suffering from a powerful curse.

  • Paperback: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Books; First Edition edition (September 28, 2010)
  • Amazon purchasing links US/UK/Canada for Siren Song

Bios:  Cat Adams is a duo - C.T. Adams and Cathy Clamp are  the authors of the Tales of the Sazi, including Hunter’s Moon, Howling Moon, and the RT BookReviews Reviewers’ Choice Award nominee, Cold Moon Rising. Siren Song is the second in the Blood Singer series, which began with Blood Song. Adams lives in Denver, Colorado; Clamp lives in Texas. Here is the link to the authors’ blog.

I just love these covers, and the giveaway includes both copies from the beginning of this series!

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Now for The Giveaway:

Since the books will be sent by the publisher - you do not need to be a “reader” for this giveaway. Anyone can enter and it is available in US and Canada only.

Contest Info:

To enter you must:

  • comment
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For optional extra points you can do any, none, or all of the below for 1 entry point each: (All entries may be included in one single comment.)

  1. Be a subscriber of Layers of Thought – google or facebook. (I need to be able to see you – to get updates in facebook feed and add me as a friend otherwise it does not count.)
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As stated above, this giveaway is for addresses in Canada and US only.

Contest ends Sunday November 7, 2010 at 12 pm US Pacific time. Details of the winner will be posted on Friday November 12, 2010.

Please note that unlike other posts we do not respond to comments for giveaways. If you have a question or concern (like a typo or bad link) please email me via my profile – Shellie.

Thanks for entering and good luck! 

64 comments:

Ashley said...

I haven't heard of this series before but it sounds great!

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Jakob Barnard said...

Sounds interesting!

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justpeachy36 said...

Please enter me in the giveaway. Looks like a cool book!

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Please enter me in the giveaway. Thanks!

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These look great. Please enter me!

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Lindsay said...

I've heard a lot about this series and it sounds great :)

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Kristen said...

This is a great giveaway! I honestly haven't heard of this author or these books but they sound great!!
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donna said...

Would love to win these!
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Theresa @ TheCreativeWell said...

Great giveaway!

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Missy said...

Great giveaway!!

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Autumn said...

Sounds like a great set of books

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Steph said...

Oh man... I really wan't this one!! Thanks for the great giveaway. I'm a follower. Come check out my Spooktacular giveaway.. Its no. 8!

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Kelsey said...

I love the covers to these books! Thanks for the great giveaway!

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Ricki said...

Love urban fantasy!
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Lisa said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

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Heather said...

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Stephanie said...

This sounds interesting!

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WulfLuva said...

OOO!

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Kate said...

I've been wanting to read this series for a while now. Thanks for the giveaway!

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E.J. Stevens said...

Thanks for the giveaway! :)

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thanks for the giveaway.
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Amber Y said...

I would love to be entered!!

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Amber Y said...

I follow via GFC

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Jenn S. said...

Would love to start this series.

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Blackest_NIght_Reads said...

Sounds like an interesting series.

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Blackest_NIght_Reads said...

Sounds like an interesting series.

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Becky said...

Hi, I would love to win both of these books. :)

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Jennifer Mathis said...

this series sounds interesting

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Stacy (Chllybrd) said...

I Love this series.

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Asenath said...

Looks like an interesting series--I'll have to check it out!

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Lisa loves to read! said...

I followed on google.
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SiNn said...

this giveaway is awesome

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Elie said...

I really want to read this series.
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latishajean said...

Great giveaway thank you so much for the chance books sound so good love vampire books!
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Terra H. said...

I'd like to read these books. Thanks.
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floating said...

These books look great
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Sophia said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Judy said...

these two books look really good!! Thanks for opportunity to win!!


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MannaB said...

I can't wait to read these books! Thanks for the chance at winning them!

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Jolene Allcock and Family said...

I've heard great things about these books and really need to get ahold of them
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Vivien said...

Awesome giveaway. I've been wanting to read these.

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Pam S (pams00) said...

These look like great reads!


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sablelexi said...

I would love to read these books.

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Andrea I said...

Count me in. These look good.

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Alicia said...

Looks good.

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These sound really good. Thanks for the giveaway!

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stacey said...

These Look like some good books I Just love Paranormal Books
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I'd love to enter!

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jecca said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Great contests!!
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samantha35 said...

great giveaway
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Laura H. said...

Thanks for participating in the SPOOKTACULAR Book Blog Giveaway Hop and your awesome contribution!

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Anne J said...

sounds great!
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Jen said...

This sounds like an awesome series and I really hope I win!


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Thanks for the giveaway
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mbreakfield said...

These books are on my wishlist.
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