I'm so excited to announce the release of Sex, Blood, Rock 'N' Roll, and Vampyr (Book 1 of the Bloodline Trilogy). The book is available in digital and paperback.
About the Book:
West Side’s front man and lead singer, Quinn Forrester, and the band’s lead guitarist, Jeff West, were like brothers, so when Quinn mysteriously disappeared in 1989, Jeff suspected foul play. With no evidence to back up his suspicions, Jeff was not able to convince the authorities. What Jeff does not know is that Quinn became a vampire that night and hid away in secret in the dark shadows of New Orleans.
Years later when Quinn and his daughter, Nadia, formed a nightclub act, Quinn stepped back into the local spotlight. Vampires do not age as mortals do, so to explain that Quinn reinvented himself as his son.
Twenty-five years after Quinn’s sudden unexplained departure from the band, the opening of an art gallery brings Jeff West to New Orleans. A beautiful artist, Quinn’s lookalike son, a vampire tour and a series of events lead Jeff to Quinn. Will Jeff finally uncover the shocking truth about what happened to Quinn?
Here's a sneak peek inside the book:
Presenting the cover for
Sex, Blood, Rock 'N' Roll, and Vampyr
(Book 1 of the Bloodline Trilogy)
K. M. McFarland
About the book:
When West Side’s front man and lead singer, Quinn Forrester, mysteriously vanished in 1989 never to be heard from again, the band’s lead guitarist, Jeff West, suspected foul play. With no evidence, Jeff was never able to convince the authorities. What Jeff doesn’t know is that Quinn was turned into a vampire that night.
Vampires don’t age as mortals do. Years later, Quinn stepped back into the public eye when he and his daughter, Nadia, formed a nightclub act called After Dark, so Quinn reinvented himself as his son.
Twenty-five years after the young singer’s unexplained disappearance, the opening of an art gallery brings Jeff West to New Orleans. A beautiful artist, Quinn’s lookalike son, a vampire tour, and a series of events send Jeff on the path to finally discovering the shocking truth about Quinn.
Nadia’s mind began to race. Here we go. I should have known he was going to ask. Jeff believes my father’s disappearance was foul play, and he’s not going to let up until he finds out the truth. Keep it together, Nadia. There’s no way Jeff is going to find out that my brother is really my father, my father is a vampire, and I’m a vampire too. Keep your cool. “Yes, earlier this evening,” she said. Not a lie, she told herself. I just talked to him at Vampyr.
“Where is he living now?”
She shrugged her shoulders and said, “Well, he moves around all the time. He never stays in one place too long.”
“Where was he tonight when you talked to him?” asked Jeff, confused.
“Um. You know, I didn’t ask, and he didn’t say. I mean, what’s the point? I can’t keep up with him. Just hearing his voice and knowing he’s okay is about all we can ask for.”
The tour guide showed up just in time to save Nadia from having to answer any more of Jeff’s grilling questions. She noticed his attire and thought, what the fuck? He blended in with the night dressed in all black with black boots, but that was about all he had in common with a real vampire.
His face was powdered white with dark red lipstick, guyliner, and red and black eyeshadow smeared around his eyes under disheveled chin length black hair parted in the middle. She wondered if he was trying to look like a mortal’s image of a vampire or just doing his best Alice Cooper impersonation. His exaggerated fangs appeared to be held in with dental putty. The yellow contact lens just looked weird. The long black cape he was wearing made him look like the poster boy for a costume shop. She covered her mouth with her hand and chuckled.
The tour guide gathered everyone together to introduce himself and give the itinerary for the evening. “My darlings, may I have your attention, please. I’m Sebastien, and I’ll be your tour guide tonight. Now I know you’re all looking at me and wondering if I’m a vampire. Well, let me say this, if I were, I wouldn’t tell anyone. If I were a vampire, I could be as old as this building that goes back to 1806, but you could never tell by looking at me because vampires don’t age.”
“If he’s a vampire, I’m a mermaid,” mumbled Nadia under her breath.
Riley heard her and covered her mouth stifling a giggle.
Their first stop was the old Ursuline Convent on Chartres Street; the oldest building in the Mississippi River Valley. The building no longer functions as a convent, and it is currently the home of the Archdiocesan archives. Sebastien went on to relay one of New Orleans’ most frightening vampire legends; the story of the Ursuline nuns and the casket girls.
“In 1728, the casket girls were sent by the King of France to marry the French settlers and populate the swamp called La Nouvelle Orléans.
“The gentlemen in La Nouvelle Orléans, at that time, were pirates, scoundrels, murderers, and thieves; prisoners who had been exiled and promised if they reformed in Louisiana, they could return to France.
“Some say the girls were prostitutes, and some say they were orphans. When the fille à la cassette arrived in La Nouvelle Orléans, they each brought with them one chest shaped like a coffin containing their trousseau. The girls were brought to the Ursuline convent to live among the nuns until they were married. Deckhands followed them carrying their cassettes, and they were stored in the attic until the girls found a husband.
“After the arrival of the fille à la cassette, no one could explain why the mortality rate increased substantially, especially infant mortality. Later, when the girls got ready to marry, nobody could explain why the caskets were found empty.
“Fear of what the girls may have smuggled into La Nouvelle Orléans brought the Archdiocese to the convent to investigate. As a result of the investigation, the convent attic was sealed off, and the attic shutters were sealed shut with eight thousand nails; all blessed by the pope in Rome.
“Many believe the girls smuggled vampires into La Nouvelle Orléans in the caskets, and they remain sealed in the attic to this day. Sometimes the shutters fly open late at night, and mist can be seen escaping when the vampires come out to feed.”
Nadia let out a laugh.
Sebastien narrowed his eyes at her. “Do you think this is funny?”
Nadia shrugged and said, “Do you think giving vampires a bad name is funny?”
The book will be released on January 3, 2017
Pre-order your copy now
Cover Design: Julie Nicholls
As an indie author, I can tell you it’s hard work trying to get noticed. Between spending hours on social media and paying for advertisements, it can be time consuming and costly. So you can image how excited I am that my latest Young Adult Fantasy, Dragon Moon, has been admitted into Amazon’s fabulous program,Kindle Scout. I can hear you asking…what’s that?
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DRAGON MOON – Young Adult Fantasy
I’m nineteen and wish I had a clue about my future. Instead of my own bed, this morning I woke in the strange land of Lur Neval. My name is Scarlett, but the Nevalese call me Dragon Mage. Seems it’s my job to preserve the all-important dragons and oh, while I’m here, bring peace to the warring clans. Piece of cake if I can outwit Madoc, the manipulative, evil seer who wants every dragon destroyed. Whatever it takes, I’m here to fulfill my destiny under the light of the Dragon Moon.
Thank you so much for your time♥
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The Vampyr Trilogy has ended but it's not over for our vampire family. The Blood Trilogy begins with book 1 titled Sex, Blood, & Vampyr.
Quinn, Nadia, Randi, Chad, Lacey, Giselle, Amber, and a new cast of characters are ready to entertain us with a fresh new story about their vampire world. When Randi’s mother, Lilly, finally drinks herself to death, her estranged father, Lance Brooks, will enter the story when he appears at Lilly’s funeral. When Randi spots him, he takes off and gets away before she can stop him but not without Randi discovering his secret. Lance took care of his daughter financially, but why did he leave her alone with her alcoholic mother, and why did he distance himself from her?
The grand opening of Chad and Nadia Devereaux’s new art gallery on Royal Street will bring Quinn’s old friend and former band member, Jeff West, to town. Jeff always suspected Quinn’s disappearance was foul play but was never able to come up with anything solid to convince the authorities. Jeff doesn’t believe in vampires, but when he comes face-to-face with his friend, who has reinvented himself as the former rock star’s son because he hasn’t aged in twenty-five years, Jeff begins to wonder. No two people could be that much alike, but how could he not age? Will Jeff discover the truth about what really happened to Quinn?
Sex, Blood, & Vampyr will be released later this year. Look for a cover reveal in the not too distant future.
Thank you very much for letting me take over your blog today to reveal the cover for my latest novel, Dragon Moon.
This is a Teen & Young Adult Fantasy, and I hope to publish with Amazon’s Kindle Scout program, if it is accepted.
The story concerns Scarlett, an almost nineteen year old who is undecided about her future. Throughout her school life she has been the subject of ridicule and bullying because of her flame, red hair. While college was easier, because she stood up for herself, she can’t make up her mind if University is the place she wants to be, and is taking some time out from studying to decide. She visits the Nottingham Goose Fair, and meets Dizelli, a psychic, who gives her a gold pendant and instructs her to wear it to bed.
Scarlett wakes up the next morning but she’s not in her bed, or her home. She’s in a field. In her pajama’s.
Her adventure begins and she’s thrown into a world of dragons and magic. She’s the Dragon Mage, and it’s her responsibility to save the dragons from slaughter, and also bring two warring tribes together.
There are just a few days left before the Dragon Moon arrives. All the dragons currently asleep, protecting their eggs could die unless Scarlett finds a way to unite the silver haired, and black haired races together and to stop Lord Ithel from killing the elder dragon who knows the secret location of the dragon eggs.
Here’s a sneaky peek!
No matter what Elyan’s surprise is, at least it’s another lovely day out. It’s another lovely day. The sun is shining and despite the cool breeze, it’s perfect for riding. We set off at a walk but once outside the city walls, Elyan kicks his horse and he’s off. I have a hard time keeping up on Sootli; bless her. Once he reaches the foothills, he slows and when I catch up to him, he pulls off to the left instead of the path through the mountain.
“Where are you going?” I ask.
He doesn’t answer and just waves at me as he trots ahead. He’s in charge again; he can’t help it.
We ride for only a little way, and then the smell hits me. Vanillian.
Soon we’re looking at a blanket of white flowers. They stretch along the side of the track as far as the eye can see, and the smell is amazing. Elyan dismounts and wraps the reins around a fallen tree. He helps me down and leads me to the huge log where we both sit.
I can’t stop sniffing the air and notice he’s staring. “What?”
He smiles and I notice for the first time how charming he looks when he’s not scowling.
“I know how much you like Vanillium and thought you would like to see where it grows. Am I right?”
I’m smiling as I look at him and see him in a different light. He can be thoughtful when he puts his mind to it. He stares at me for several moments, his gaze unfathomable. Do I want to know what he’s thinking?
“I am sorry for my behavior yesterday with Mostyn,” he says.
Wow! Didn’t see that coming.
“I expect learning he and your sister were an item was a bit of a shock.”
“I learned something else too. From my father.”
“What was it?” I ask as if I don’t know.
“That there was someone else he loved before mother. I am not angry about that. He expected me to be, though. I have a reputation, it seems.”
I can see a hint of a grin forming.
“My father relies on me to protect the town. While I have my warriors to aid, I am constantly on my guard. My responsibility to our people is foremost on my mind.”
“That’s why you’re so wound up, Elyan. You’re stressed out.”
I know how he feels. In my last year of college I was worrying over my exams, the bullying, and concerns about my life after college. My dad said when someone is stressed, they are short-tempered, have trouble sleeping and are unable to see the positive side of things. Elyan ticks all of the above. People don’t realize they are stressed, but once it’s pointed out to them, it becomes clearer.
“What am I to do? This is my life. I am responsible for our people.”
“I understand you have an important role, but you don’t have to do it on your own. You have warriors who follow your lead. They are just as capable as you are. Let them take some of the pressure.”
Elyan narrows his eyes as he looks at me. He’s listening to what I’m saying rather than spouting off. That’s a good sign.
“But will they then act as I do? Become ‘snippety’ as you say?” He grins.
“No, I don’t believe they will. If you divide the tasks between yourselves, it will be less of a burden. Do you see that?”
“Yes, I do.”
It could be my imagination, but I swear he looks less stressed already. He’s a smart cookie and I know I whined about him plenty of times, but he isn’t a bad person. Actually, as he is now--calm and thoughtful--he’s very attractive. He was already ranking high on my “hot men” chart, but it was his attitude that stopped him reaching a higher position.
Oh, I know you think I’m mean, but I bet I’m not the only one who has a score card.
“When we return home after the meeting today, you can gather your warriors and delegate your duties. Start enjoying your life, Elyan.”
“I like the way you think. You are as smart as my father said.”
“Did he say that?”
“Yes, last night after you left. I spoke with him for a while, and he believes you are too wise for your age.” He chuckles.
Ha! I think what the Earl said probably went something along the lines of “she’s too big for her boots.” But I’ll accept it as a compliment anyway.
Elyan is looking at me again. Not quite a stare but his gaze is lingering and I know I’m blushing. My cheeks are on fire. I’d like to know what he’s thinking. Wait...maybe that’s not a good idea. There’s a glint in his eye, which isn’t a bad thing, but I’ve got too much to think about at the moment.
Extremely bad timing.
“Are all the women in your town like you?” he asks.
“No. They are much nicer.” I laugh. “Women are equal to men, though. They share responsibility, work and some earn such a good wage that the man plays househusband and takes care of the children.”
“That is a story you have made up.” He laughs. “It is a woman’s responsibility to tend the children.”
I’m surprisingly calm after that misogynistic statement. In all fairness, he lives in a world where men are chivalrous and women are skivvies, and that’s not entirely his fault. However, I will nevertheless attempt to enlighten him of why a role doesn’t need to be filled by only one sex. Here goes. “Elyan, I’m going to explain something to you which you may find surprising. Women are quite capable of fulfilling any job a man is tasked with. The only difference is that some women might struggle depending on the physical strength required, but that does not mean that some women are not as strong as some men. There are some who are stronger.” He’s shaking his head, so I continue.
“Women are in the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Where I’m from, we are ruled by a Queen, as are many other countries. So you see... there’s nothing a man can do that a woman cannot. As for taking care of children, why shouldn’t a man look after his child? There’s no rule that says a woman should be the only person to wipe a baby’s bottom!”
He laughs and shakes his head. “You are making this up, surely?”
“No, I’m not.”
I look at him and wonder how he would cope if he were to visit my world. Not only because of the women’s issue but all the technology we have as well. I don’t think he could take it all in, although he might have fun playing my X box.
“I should like to see this for myself. Your world sounds interesting. Do you think I would like it?”
“There are some wonders that would impress you, Elyan, but just as you have problems here, we also have them. Countries fight one another and man has built horrendous machines and created poisons that could kill us all. People starving to death live side by side with people who are so rich, they will never be able to spend their money before they die.”
He’s listening closely.
“Our world is full of different races and we are not all the same color. Whole nations have been targeted because of the color of their skin or religious beliefs. So you see it’s important that we try and resolve the issues here before they escalate.”
Elyan narrows his eyes. He’s thinking hard, I can see from his expression. He will be the Earl once his father passes and he could help implement changes now that would stop future warring.
“This makes you sad, does it not?”
“Yes, very much.”
“We are from different worlds and yet, we are not so different.”
He takes my hand in his and smiles softly. He’s capable of becoming a great leader, I feel it. He has already made changes to the way he acts based on information he’s acquired. He is a smart cookie.
“We have a saying—‘there’s nothing new under the sun’--and this is so true. Wherever we are in the world, whether we’re black-skinned or white, if we have black or white hair, or we worship the sun or the moon, we are all human beings and we have a right to be free and to live.”
“We shall have that here, Scarlett. I promise. I will do everything within my power to make Lord Ithel understand we must live together in peace.”
Elyan pushes up and pulls me with him. “You will show us how to make a start. Will you not?”
Thank you for taking the time to read the sneaky peek... you can read another on my official website www.julienicholls.com to the page, Dragon Moon where a link will be added once the book is available for purchase.
Spring is in the air in New Orleans and the festivals have begun. French Quarter Festival is this weekend, April 7, 8, 9 and 10. Today is a beautiful opening day, and, according to the weather forecast, we couldn’t have asked for a better weekend.
Local artists will perform on stages all over the French Quarter expanding all the way to Spanish Plaza. There will be numerous booths set up by local restaurants offering some of their finest cuisine.
Some must-see artists among this year's lineup are Cowboy Mouth, Kermit Ruffins, The Dixie Cups, Ellis Marsalis, Deacon John, Irma Thomas, Charmaine Neville, Amanda Shaw, Rockin’ Doopsie and the Zydeco Twisters, and the list goes on.
If it gets too hot for you and you’re looking for something indoors, be sure to do a riverboat cruise on the steamboat Natchez where you will travel back in time to the sounds of the Dixieland band, Dukes of Dixieland. Don’t miss the marvelous Becky Allen and New Orleans Hot Stuff at the Palm Court (Decatur Street) on Sunday at 3:00 PM. Be sure to stop in and cool off to the fantastic Daywalkers Friday afternoon at Fat Catz (Bourbon Street) and Saturday and Sunday afternoon at Krazy Korner (Bourbon Street).
It’s going to be a fab weekend, New Orleans. Laissez les bon temps roule!
New-Adult Romantic Fantasy
Nobody expects to stare death in the face only to find out your entire life is a lie.
Rescued by Salco, marketing executive Becky finds herself in an unknown magical world filled with happy people that try to forget their land is on the brink of destruction.
Becky will soon learn none of this was an accident, and the council of Tsinia are certain her union with Darthorn's son, Kovon, will create peace. And although her future has been planned out, she gives her heart to another.
Illusional Reality - A Short Narration
About the Author:
Karina is a mother, freelance writer, author of eight books, VA, narrator, and promotional designer, all wrapped into one. Although she is from the UK she now lives in Greece. You will find her on the island of Corfu with her pen and imagination.
Other books by Karina Kantas
As a lover of music of all genres, it has always been my opinion that some of the best music comes out of Southeast Louisiana. Rockin Doopsie, Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, Wayne Toups and Zydecajun, Tab Benoit, Better than Ezra, Cowboy Mouth, and the list goes on and on. How could we not be impressed with Hunter Hayes from Breaux Bridge, the music prodigy we have watched emerge from playing accordion with Hank Williams, Jr. at age four to topping the country charts at age twenty-one.
Every now and then, something comes along that commands my attention. Not long ago, while walking the warm humid french quarter streets, it was the sound of Cajun Roots music bleeding onto Bourbon Street from a small crowded music club that pulled me in. There is no better place to listen to great live music than Bourbon Street, so it has to be good. It has to stand out to get me to notice. The Daywalkers did just that. I have to say, I was blown away by their unique sound.
The energetic and charismatic four piece band delivers a perfect blend with their combination of instruments and harmonies with Trey Landry on drums, Janson Lohmeyer on keyboard and vocals, Alex MacDonald on washboard and vocals, and Marshall Baker on fiddle and vocals. The washboard is a bit more difficult than one may think, and Alex MacDonald tears it up. I have honestly never seen a washboard solo until now, and it was quite impressive. The dominant instrument is the fiddle, and Marshall Baker is one of the best fiddlers I have ever had the pleasure of listening to. Whether they are covering an old song or performing their own original material, the Daywalkers music is always fresh and fun. It’s evident they love what they do by the way they pour their heart and soul into the music.
The Daywalkers CD titled Americana Mix features Stuffed Bell Pepper with the lead vocals being pitched back and forth between Janson Lohmeyer and Alex McDonald with Marshall Baker joining in backing them up. Other tracks include Ten Miles to New Orleans, Hello Josephine, Down in Louisiana and Hot Tamale Baby. One of my favorites is Port Author Blues. It's sung in French, and I don't speak French. I have no idea what he's saying, but it sounds nice.
For those of you who would like to take a piece of New Orleans and the Daywalkers music home with you, their CD is for sale during their shows, or you can purchase it on their website. You can also download their songs from their Bandcamp.
You can find the Daywalkers at Krazy Korner (640 Bourbon Street) Saturdays and Sundays from 12 PM - 7 PM and Mondays from 2 PM - 7 PM. Look for them at Fat Catz (440 Bourbon Street) on Fridays from 1 PM - 6 PM. Happy Hour drinks are two for the price of one. There is no cover charge, but there is a tip jar, so you may want to show them some appreciation for knocking themselves out to entertain us.
If you live in New Orleans or plan on visiting our wonderful city soon, be sure to treat yourself to this musical experience and check them out.
For more information about the Daywalkers:
The Daywalkers' Website
The Daywalkers on Facebook
A Merchant’s Tale: The Second Tale in the Matter of Manred
Michael E. Dellert
Available for Pre-Order TODAY!
Corentin, a young foreign trader of the House Pelan arrives in the uncertain lands of Droma, tasked to deliver a mysterious chest to a far-away sage in a remote corner of the kingdom. Accompanied by his mercenary bodyguard, a young local priest, and their native scout, Corentin sets out on a journey that will change his life forever.
A Merchant's Tale is the second installment in The Matter of Manred Saga, a new cycle of medieval romances, action adventures, heroic fantasies, mysterious priests, and their dark and forgetful gods, brought to you from the fiction workshop of Michael E. Dellert.
This is no shiny happy fantasy of noble knights
on noble steeds
“The land and every man who steps foot onto it are in a fight for existence; no efforts will be spared to ensure survival. But, of course, not all can survive. Brutal and realistic, Dellert writes with uncompromising elegance.”
– Astacia C.
From the Prologue:
"Now," said their host, "Merchant, as the Gods may you bless, since you know so much of that land of Iathrann, full heartily I pray you tell us part."
"Gladly," said he.
"Eowain son of Findtan, Chief of the Donnghaile, King of the Droma, reigned over those lands. His armies raged across the High-King’s Road, annihilating every holdout in their path.
"His cousin had raised a legal challenge to the right of King Eowain to succeed to the throne of Droma, and was sharking up an army of lawless, dispossessed resolutes from the hinterlands of the kingdom to decide the matter by force of arms and terror.
"On the fifteenth day of the month of Fearn, Teilmon being the day of the week, under the dark of the moon, the caravan of House Pelan, honest merchants from Aukriath, ventured into the heart of the great Eowain’s war-torn kingdom."
What People Are Saying about A Merchant’s Tale
“There is no sense of creation behind A Merchant’s Tale; it is a document of pure reality, capturing the subtle beauty of a world that I am only beginning to understand and can’t wait to return to. Even the most casual moments in this second entry in the Matter of Manred resonate with a deep and cryptic history; whatever Michael Dellert is hiding behind this tapestry of shadows, his patience in revealing it sets a mood quite unlike other fantasy tales.”
— Christopher Schlerf, Lead Writer, Halo 4
“Dellert deftly uses an outsider's narrative to add yet another facet to an already all-encompassing tale, giving the readers a more comprehensive understanding of the world he has created. I loved the originality of using a merchant's perspective in the second tale as opposed to the much more personal narrative of Eowain in Hedge King in Winter, idealism and superstition vs. cold pragmatism and profit. Made for a great read!”
– Jenn M.
“This novella is so different than Hedge King in Winter, but complements it so well with its narrative style. The reader is able to see the heroic and stalwart Hedge King with an outsider’s eye, something I appreciated after suffering through his battles with him. The merchant's son, while not easy to like himself, tells his story unapologetically with laughable brashness and high-handedness—I loved to hate him!”
– Stacey C.
“I love the detail in this series! From each clan tartan, to the unforgiving landscape, Dellert paints the picture beautifully, with no detail left unattended. Can't wait to see what happens next!”
– Jennifer D.
“I was sorry to part ways with the unexpected heroes of this tale and was reminded of the power, fury and tenacity of a girl and her dog. Michael Dellert has once again captured every ounce of my attention with his magical and harrowing depictions of every day life in Droma and I am beating my fists on the table in anticipation of the next tale!”
– Astacia C.
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About the Author
Michael Dellert is an award-winning writer, editor, publishing consultant, and writing coach with a publishing career spanning 18 years. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in literary journals such as The Backporch Review, The Harbinger, Idiom, and Venture. His poetry has also appeared in the anthologies The Golden Treasury of Great Poems and Dance on the Horizon, and he is a two-time winner of the Golden Poet Award from World of Poetry Press.
He is the owner, writer, and publisher of the creative writing and self-publishing blog, MDellertDotCom: Adventures in Indie Publishing.
He is the author of Hedge King in Winter: First Tale in the Matter of Manred and his soon-to-be-released A Merchant’s Tale: The Second Tale in the Matter of Manred.
He currently lives and works in the Greater New York City area as a freelance writer, editor, and publishing consultant.
For More Information:
Amazon Author Page: http://Author.to/MichaelEDellert
Goodreads Author Page: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14849380.Michael_E_Dellert
MDellertDotCom: Adventures in Indie Publishing (Blog): http://www.mdellert.com/