Posts From Iris

Congratulations to The winner of Enchanting Absinthe by Shona Husk…  Carres Deer! And The winner of Seduced by Blood by Laurie London  …Alexandrea Ward Thank you so much to everyone for following, old followers and to my new followers. Even if

Vampires 101

Vampires, things you should know… or not Many scholars argue the word “vampire” is either from the Hungarian vampir or from the Turkish upior, upper, upyr meaning “witch.” Other scholars argue the term derived from the Greek word “to drink” or from the Greek nosophoros meaning

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Untangling the secrets of Vlad DraculaBy Linda Mercury In Dracula’s Secret, I play some very strange games with the accepted interpretations of Vlad the Impalerís life story. Once I got my first draft down, I double checked my historiography. I

One Heroine’s Journey: From Ordinary to Extraordinary I love a kick-ass heroine. Don’t you? I love a heroine who can swing a sword, shoot a gun, and kick a guy in the satellites without breaking a sweat. These kick-ass heroines

Congratulations to  Alana Lee Rock Winner E-copy: Being Mrs. Dracula by Faith Marlow. Crystal McNeely Guidroz Winner E-copy: F814 by Eve Langlais. Chrystina Winner silver pendant: The Grave Artist By Paula Lynn Johnson   We will contact  winners soon. Thank you so much to everyone for

(Sweetblood Series #4) Release date July 24, 2012 E-books released August 1, 2012 Deep within the forests of the Pacific Northwest, the battle for supremacy rages on between two vampire coalitions: Guardian enforcers sworn to protect humanity, and Darkbloods, rogues who

What music do Vampires listen to?This was the seemingly harmless question that started the ‘Sex with Strings’ series. At the time I was writing an urban fantasy (that I love, even though it languishes at the back of a cupboard),

It’s Fantastic month…. so we need a Quoting Wednesday with Fangs!  Enjoy and Happy Reading! First in a brand new series about a Chicago graduate student’s introduction into a society of vampires. Sure, the life of a graduate student wasn’t exactly glamorous,