Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Blog Tour: Colour Wielders by Dawna Raver


Title: Colour Wielders

Author: Dawna Raver

Series: Colour Wielders #1

Publication date: August 23rd, 2013

Synopsis (according to Goodreads):
Beyond the Faerying Mysts, hidden from Mortal eyes, is a land where gods and creatures of myth and legend dwell. And in the Mortal Realm, their Princess is hidden away.

Quinn Sinclair lives an ordinary life with her less-than-loving mother in Conifer, Colorado, clueless of her true nature. On the night of her birthday, a staggering betrayal sends her life spinning out-of-control. As she struggles to pick up the pieces, a vision of a man with haunting tourmaline-blue eyes begs her for help, and she is transported into a Magykal battle--forever changing her life.

Arik Morgaine--Demigod bad boy and outcast of the Magykal Realm--tried to avoid contact with Princess Quinn for eighteen years, not wanting to make good on an old threat. But the fates have other plans. Arik can no longer deny his growing desire for Quinn, or the need to protect her from those wanting to control her burgeoning powers.

Can the two of them come together and save the Magykal Realm from being destroyed by the Darkest of Magyks?

New Adult. Recommended for 18 and above. Mature themes, sexual situations, and profanity.

 photo addtogoodreadssmall_zpsa2a6cf28.png photo B6096376-6C81-4465-8935-CE890C777EB9-1855-000001A1E900B890_zps5affbed6.jpg photo 111AD205-AA04-4F9E-A0F4-C1264C4E9F30-1855-000001A1E8CEB6D7_zps9b730b94.jpg


Excerpt
Chapter One
Virgin Territory


Gentle fingertips grazed the edge of her jaw, trailing down her neck to her collarbone. His citrine gaze stared deeply into her eyes, and her body heated at the tender touch.

"You're okay, yeah?" Thaene asked, his voice hoarse from their lovemaking.

Am I okay? She hardly knew. Though she had nothing to compare it to, this feeling was more than giving her virginity to him. Quinn felt like something bigger inside had stirred to life, wanting to escape.

"You know I love you. I'm sorry if it hurt." He kissed her again, his lips caressing hers, as if he could take the ache away. "Say something, Quinn. Please."

"I love you, Thaene." She pressed herself into him, passionately returning his affection. As their kiss continued, Quinn wondering if he wanted more. She also wondered if she had more to give. 

"I want us together, always. Do you want that, Quinn?" Thaene's eyes danced with a mixture of emotion--love, passion, possessiveness, and something else she couldn't name.

"We can have forever. You want that, don't you?" Thaene asked.

"Yes," Quinn answered breathlessly, before realizing what she'd agreed to. She smiled, finding his need for her exciting. "Forever is a long time. But I could do it with you."

Thaene smiled back. Happiness lit his face. He looked like he'd just won a major prize--he looked triumphant.

"Being with you on your twenty-second birthday was very special to me. You've given me such a precious gift."

"I love you. I can't imagine my first time with anyone else."

Besides, my gift of Sight showed you to me, over and over. How could I not give myself to you?

Her gift had shown her something else as well. Since she didn't understand it, Quinn ignored it. She'd followed her heart where Thaene was concerned. Not even her mother's dislike--or in spite of it--changed her mind. Following your heart always led you down the right path.

Thaene lightly brushed her hair from her face, then he rested his forehead on hers.

"There's something else I'd like you to give me. Will you do that? Give me what I desire the most?"

The longing in his voice made Quinn squirm underneath him. Right now, she'd give him anything.

"It's the most precious gift of all. One I'll cherish forever."

Oh my God. He wants to marry me.

"Yes," Quinn said, drawing a breath. "I'll give you anything."

"Good." Thaene nuzzled her neck. "I want you to show me your Magyk."

"What?" Quinn blinked at him, wondering if she'd heard him right.

"If you want us to have forever, you must show me your Magyk."


About the Author:
Dawna Raver is an author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy. Colour Wielders, Book One, is her debut novel. When she's not spending time in her fantasy world, Dawna loves football, reading, and pretending she's a top chef in the kitchen. Oh, and fawning over her dogs and husband, sometimes in that order.




Blog Tour Schedule:

September 16th
Once Upon a YA Book (Excerpt)
Good Choice Reading (Interview)

September 17th
Fade Into Fantasy (Teaser)
Dalene's Book Reviews (Character Highlight)

September 18th
Mythical Books (Interview)
Tattooed Book Review (Character Highlight)
She Reads New Adult (Book Highlight)

September 19th
Lost in Ever After (Excerpt)
Sinfully Tasty Reads (Book Highlight)

September 20th
Zach's YA Reviews (Review)
Booker Like a Hooker (Teaser)

September 23rd
Literature Lust (Review)
A Diary Of A Book Addict (Review)

September 24th
Turner's Antics (Book Highlight)
Perusing Princesses (Teaser)
Fandom Fanatic (Book Highlight)

September 25th
The Two Brains of Book Reviewers (Review)
Ladybug Literature (Excerpt)

September 26th
Avid Reader Musings (Character Highlight)
Tanyas Book Nook (Review)

September 27th
Griffin's Honey Blog (Review)

post signature