Monday, July 21, 2014

Author Karen Michelle Nutt

                                           KAREN MICHELLE NUTT (and Jack)

About the Author:
Karen Michelle Nutt resides in California with her husband, three fascinating children, and houseful of demanding pets. Jack, her Chorkie, is her writing buddy and sits long hours with her at the computer.
When she’s not time traveling, fighting outlaws, or otherworldly creatures, she creates pre-made book covers to order at Gillian’s Book Covers, “Judge Your Book By Its Cover”. You can also check out her published cover art designs at Western Trail Blazer and Rebecca J. Vickery Publishing.
Whether your reading fancy is paranormal, historical or time travel, all her stories capture the rich array of emotions that accompany the most fabulous human phenomena—falling in love.

Visit the author at her website: http://www.kmnbooks.com
Blog: http://kmnbooks.blogspot.com

Gillian’s Book Covers, “Judge Your Book By Its Cover”
http://judgeyourbookbyitscover.blogspot.com/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/authorkarenmichellenutt
Twitter: https://twitter.com/KMNbooks
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/karenmnutt/

Amazon Author Page:

http://www.amazon.com/Karen-Michelle-Nutt/e/B002BLLBPE




Legends and Weaknesses of a Baobhan Sith
The Baobhan Sith, (pronounced baa’-van shee), are known to approach their victims by inviting them to dance. When the victim is too exhausted to run, the Baobhan Sith feeds upon them, sucking their blood until they die.
In some legends the creature doesn’t have fangs like vampires to draw blood. They use their sharp fingernails to do the job. Their hands appear lovely and ordinary until they attack then the talons appear.
What are their weaknesses? Sunlight will kill them. Iron can harm them and will eventually kill them. In one legend, the Boabhan Sith fears horses and will try to lure a hunter from his perch before she attacks him. Since her beauty is difficult to resist, the rider usually dismounts and leaves his horse behind to meet his fate. 
In my vampire mythology in Soul Taker I have taken creative license with the Boabhan Sith myth by incorporating my own spin on the legend. My character, Garran MacLaurin is a Grim Sith. This sept of vampires created by a powerful Baobhan Sith. Fallon, Garran’s maker, was the first Baobhan Sith to create what is now called the Grim Sith sept, the male species of this vampire clan.



About the Book Soul Taker:

No soul is safe…

A vampire from the Grim Sith sept is sucking the souls out of young women from the Boston area, but this sinister crime is far worse than a vampire seeking substance. He’s selling the souls to the highest bidder and it seems business is booming.

A vampire, a werewolf, and a Necromancer are a most unlikely team, but Garran, Harrison, and Isabella plan on putting a kink in the dubbed Soul Taker’s plans. It’s personal now. One of their friends has fallen victim to the Soul Taker’s charms, but to stop him from hurting anyone else, their efforts may involve raising the dead.
Soul Taker
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E-book: $2.99     Print: $11.66
Word Count: About 95k
E-book Available at:
Print Available at: Amazon  /Barnes and Noble
 Available at Audible


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Soul Taker Audio Book Giveaway! Stop by each of the blogs for more interesting tidbits about Vampires, Werewolves, and Necromancers. Each day you tweet and leave a comment, you’re entered for another chance to win. J

July 17 Sara Elwood's Blog http://sarawalterellwood.wordpress.com/blog/
July 18 Long and Short Reviews http://www.longandshortreviews.com/
July 19 JM Stewart's Blog http://jm-stewart.blogspot.com/
July 20 Theresa McClinton's Blog http://theresamcclinton.com/blog/
July 21 The Romance Room http://theromanceroom.blogspot.com/
July 22 British Romance Blog http://britishromancefiction.blogspot.com/
July 23 Once Upon Word http://onceuponaword1.blogspot.com/
July 24 KMN Books http://kmnbooks.blogspot.com

11 comments:

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Sarah,

Thanks so much for having me on your blog!

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Here's a link to the Rafflecopter for an easy click: Audio Book Urban Fantasy Giveaway.

Good luck!!

Sarah J. McNeal said...

It's a pleasure to have you on the TRR blog, Karen. I have Soul Taker and I've read several of your books. I'm looking forward to reading about Gideon in your Fallen Angels series some day. I hope you're working on it right now.
Thank you so much for allowing me to have your blog here. You're such a wonderful person and a talented author.

Jacqueline Seewald said...

Karen,

Congrats on Soul Taker! You have a wonderful amount of energy and vitality.

Celia Yeary said...

Karen--congratulations on the audio book. That is wonderful...and complete with Scottish accents! Wow.
And much luck with your other books and series.
I love your photo and your sweet buddy--what an angel he must be. I know you love him.
Take care!

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Sarah,

Thrilled to be here! I think you're just wonderful too! :)

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Jacqueline,

Thank you for the congrats. I do appreciate it. :)

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Celia,

Thank you so much. I am so happy with the production of the audio for Soul Taker. Guy Veryzer did an fantastic job.

As for my buddy, Jack... I do love the little guy. He's a sweetheart. He's wearing a cone right now because he damaged his eye with one of those blasted tufted foxtail weeds. It pierced his eye duct and because he rubbed it with his paw, it caused a corneal abrasion. We're hoping he doesn't need surgery and it will heal on its own. May be months before we know for sure, but he had an appointment on Thursday to see how it's doing.

Anyway that was probably more than you wanted to know. lol Thanks so much for mentioning him and stopping with your kind words. :)

JoAnne Myers said...

The book sounds fantastic. I just love anything that feeds on someone else.LOL. Good luck with sales.

authorjoannemyers@yahoo.com

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

Joanne,
lol- So glad you enjoy such tales.

Karen Michelle Nutt said...

And the winners are... drum roll please....

Entry #13Jodie B.
Entry #101Jana L.
Entry #89Stephanie B.
Entry #19bn100
Entry #28Shelley S.

Thank you all for participating!