Blog Tour: Seduce the Darkness by Gena Showalter


The war between otherworlders and humans changed Earth beyond recognition. It also saved Bride McKells’s life. Before, the gorgeous vampire was a target for every fanatic with a stake and a crucifix. Now she’s free to roam the streets—and desperate to find others of her kind. One man claims to have the answers she seeks. Devyn, King of the Targons, is a warrior and a womanizer, and he makes no secret of how much he wants Bride—and how dangerous he could be to her in every way.

An avid collector of women, Devyn easily seduces human and otherworlder alike. Until now. Not only does Bride resist him, but she leaves Devyn feeling something entirely new...a bone-deep need bordering on obsession. Her blood is the key to curing a vicious alien disease, but helping Bride uncover her origins will compel her to choose between electrifying passion and a destiny that could tear her from Devyn’s side forever.

I have been on a hot streak lately - reading one good book after another - and this one definitely makes the top of my charts!! Devyn (I love that name) is a completely egotistical, narcissistic & delicious womanizer who likes to "bed" women of all shapes, sizes & races. Bride is independent, capable and thinks she's the last vampire left on earth and has very little tolerance for Deyvn's antics. After a chance meeting, Bride finds out that Devyn has someone she wants so she decides to take someone he wants - after all, it's only fair right? Let the cat & mouse games begin...

During the course of the book, you learn that there is a lot more to Devyn and Bride than meets the eye - including the recently acquired knowledge that Bride's blood holds the cure to a deadly alien disease. (Don't be fooled folks - this may come across as a "bit out there" but it's really very good.)

I loved these characters! They were sarcastic, vain, tough and completely charming. Devyn was so much fun to read about and Bride complimented him perfectly. The dynamic between them is irresistible not to mention Devyn's relationship with his best friend Dallas cracked me up (typical guys). One of my favorite things about this story is the evolution and growth of the characters. In the beginning, Devyn and Bride were perfectly content to live their lives alone, but they come to realize and eventually accept that they need each other more than they ever expected to.

Gena did a great job laying the foundation for this story and then following through. From the prologue (a moment in Devyn's adolescence that explains why he becomes the way he does;
you also get sneak peeks at Bride's youth as well) to the climax of the story (which you'll just have to read to find out about). Note: This book is a part of the Alien Huntress series, but it stands on its own. However, now I fully intend on picking up more of Gena's books :)

I give this book ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

♥ Isalys

Undercover Booklover posted a pretty cool interview with Gena Showalter, the author of this series. You should check it out!

We have 5 Copies available of Seduce the Darkness by Gena Showalter
Contest ends on July 7, 2009

• To enter the giveaway you must leave a comment. Please leave your email address otherwise we will not be able to get in touch with the winners.
• Books will be delivered directly from the publishers so the giveaways are only available for U.S. and Canada residents. No P.O. boxes please.
• Winners will be drawn Tuesday, July 7th at Noon and posted Wednesday, July 8th. The winners will have until Sunday, July 12th to contact us via email with their mailing addresses. If the winner has not contacted us by the due date, we will be randomly choose another winner as this is only fair to the other participants.
• Alternate winners will be drawn by Sunday at Noon.
• Winners will be chosen using!

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+1 for comments on other posts throughout the week
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Good Luck!

Here is a list of participants on this blog tour:
Book Series Reviews:
All About {n}:
Debbie’s World of Books:
Wendy’s Minding Spot:
Anna’s Book Blog:
My Guilty Pleasures:
Undercover Book Lover:
Drey’s Library:
A Book Bloggers Diary:
A Journey of Books:
My Friend Amy:
Literary Escapism:
Horror and Fantasy Book Review:
Temple Library Reviews:
Fantasy Freak:
Books Joseph Reads:


  1. +1 I want a chance to win this :)
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  2. please enter me in the giveaway

    I'm a follower


  3. I'd love a chance to win this book.
    I am following your blog.
    I am a follower on Twitter.

    jennilovevirgo AT aol DOT com

  4. Please enter me for chance to win this book it sounds awesome Isaly you did a great job hypeing the book

    Im a follower...

  5. OOO Would love to win this book.. Gena is one of my top authors.. Just something about the way she lays the stories out.. weeshenanigans (at) gmail (dot) com

  6. Please enter me!
    I'm a follower.
    marieimy (at) gmail (dot) com

  7. +1 Count me in!

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  8. I'm a follower of your blog. My email address is danni0113(at)gmail(dot)com

    would love a chance to win the book, love gena showalter's books, and have read almost all of her other books.

  9. I'd love a chance to win this book. Have it on my wishlist already.
    I should mention I am already a follower of yours.
    I'm following you on Twitter and have Tweet about this contest.
    And I have Gena Showlater's book tour on my blog so I've already posted about your contest here:

  10. +1 Count me in!
    +1 for being a follower of our blog
    +1 for following us on Twitter
    +1 for comments on other posts throughout the week

    cindyc725 at gmail dot com

  11. Count me in, I am a follower I posed on my blog, and I have left comments on other posts.

  12. I'd love to win Gena Showalter's book! Thanks!

    +1 comment
    +1 I put it up on my blog post at:
    +1 Follower of this blog
    +1 Follower on your Twitter

  13. +1 Please count me in - this looks interesting.

    +1 I follow

    megalon22 at yahoo dot com

  14. I love Gena's books, please count me in!

    I'm a follower~


  15. I would love to win this book.

    I am a follower
    I have you on twitter
    I commented on other posts too.

  16. darn it I keep forgetting to leave my email address. duh me


  17. +1 Loving this contest
    +1 for being a follower of our blog
    +1 for following us on Twitter
    +1 Commented on other post.

  18. I'd love to be entered!

    I'm a follower

    jaam121388 at yahoo dot com

  19. I lve Gena Showalter's books. Count me in. I'm a follower.
    Carol L.

  20. +1 thanks for this contest

    +1 I'm also a follower


  21. This sounds like a great book. Please enter me!


  22. Great review! Devyn is my kind of hero. I'd love to read it. (kammie2u at ameritech dot net)

  23. I've been hot for this series ever since I got a glimpse of the cover art. Now the reviews/blurbs are coming in and I can't get enough. Please sign me up for this contest. Thank you

    mdwartistry at yahoo dot com

  24. Thanks, I'm entering


  25. I have become a follower


  26. I really would like to win this book it sounds awesome

  27. Hi,
    Sounds interesting! But I think i am too late. May I know who is the lucky winner.



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