New Release from Ileandra Young

I’m so pleased to be able to share this new novel from Ileandra Young with you—Silk Over Razor Blades.

SORB Cover ArtLenina Miller, ditsy and pampered bride to be, wants nothing more than to walk down the aisle in her scandalous red dress to the gasps and awed stares of friends and family. Her plans are shattered when a late night mugging not only scars her face and neck, but drops her in the centre of a frenzied police investigation to apprehend the attacker before he strikes again.

 On the field of battle in 30 BC, Saar, son of Yafeu, sacrifices his life for his sovereign, Queen Cleopatra VII of Egypt. Betrayed by the man he loves, forced to watch his country burn under Octavian’s hostile takeover, Saar’s agonising death appears to Lenina with all the lucid force of a true memory.

 Two lives, separated by thousands of years, brought together through one night of violence.

 Haunted by the memories of a man long dead, Lenina finds her body transforming, her appetites for food and flesh magnified to terrifying proportions. As the attentions of the investigating detective force her to choose between lust and love, Lenina also finds herself a target. The vampire who attacked her knows she survived and will stop at nothing to finish the job he started.

This book offers a fresh take on vampires and their origins and weaves them into a gripping modern urban fantasy. Silk Over Razor Blades is the first book in the Saar’s Legacy trilogy. You can learn more about Ileandra and her writing on her website here. You can also find her on Facebook and Twitter (@ileandraXraven).

A Newly Drafted Manuscript Is Like Schrödinger’s Cat

Have I confused anyone yet?

If you’re a fan of “The Big Bang Theory,” you might remember Sheldon using Erwin Schrödinger’s thought experiment when both Penny and Leonard, wondering if they should follow through on a date, asked him for advice. (We’ll just skip over the fact that Sheldon would be one of the last people I’d ask for relationship advice….)

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An Unwanted Break From Visiting Blogs

We’ve had some sad news in my husband’s family. While not unexpected, we’re in “waiting mode” to make a trip back to the Midwest. With everything else going on right now, I just can’t juggle blogging visits, too. I could be back to visiting your blogs next week, or it might be in a few. But I will be back. I just wanted to let you know why I’m away.