Saturday, September 28, 2013

Tour Kick Off - Meet and Greet - Begging For Forgiveness by Astrid Cielo

Erotic Paranormal Romance
Date Published: 9/17/2013

When Aspen Clarke saw Skylar Ashmore for the first time, her cougar screamed that this wolf would be hers.  But Aspen can't trust the mating call because she knows all too well that sometimes fate can get it wrong.  After a steamy night with Skylar, Aspen is broken-hearted to find that her worries are founded when she awakens alone and confused.  So, she runs back to Pinewood Creek and her old pride that’d always made her feel welcome, unlike her own parents.  Little does she know that she carries more with her than emotional baggage.  Now faced with motherhood alone she's decided that she doesn't need a mate.

Skylar just wanted to forget his last assignment, so like he had for the past six months after he was forced to execute yet another shifter he stopped at the little restaurant a town over from his apartment to lose himself in good food.  He never expected to lose himself in a female.  He took the beautiful Aspen to bed the moment he caught her scent, his wolf beside itself wanting to claim its mate.  But after it was over he knows he's made a mistake...because he's already mated.  So, he runs and hopes he can beg his mate for forgiveness.

Xavier had never felt a betrayal as deep as when Skylar slid into bed beside him smelling of a female, not even when his old pack had nearly beat him to death.  But soon that feeling of betrayal faded to confusion, then surprise when he realized that whatever female his mate had taken was also his mate.

Now Skylar and Xavier will hunt for their missing mate.  But little do they know, Skylar's last assignment has a loose end that's just waiting for the right moment to strike--and it's set its sights on Aspen.  

Can Aspen accept the man who left her pregnant and doubting mating all over again?  Can Skylar and Xavier convince her to mate with not one, but both of them?  Will Aspen survive to forgive?

#1 – Do You See Writing as a Career?
While writing is an awesome past time and a great deal of stress relief, I don’t see writing as my full-time career.  I am passionate about being a nurse and couldn’t dream about giving that aspect of my life up.  But for those who do see writing as their career, then I have much respect for them because writing is a long and arduous process that requires your imagination to fire on all cylinders almost all the time.

#2 – What was the Hardest Part of Your Writing Process?
Probably keeping the characters straight.  By the time you start writing and getting to know your characters they take a life of their own.  They become more like people and when they become a person to you it is hard to put them through harsh plot lines.  All the time I’m cringing going “I’m sooooooooo sorry!”

#3 – Did you have any One Person Who Helped You Out with Your Writing Outside of Your Family?
My friend and co-worker, Tammy was a major influence since she reads everything that I write and helps me to run ideas.  She’s an awesome friend and asset!

#4 – What is next for your writing?
Since starting back to school to obtain my BSN for Nursing, I’ve had less time to write than I’ve liked, but my plans are to finish my current WIP, State of Resistance which is part of the Chronicles of JJ series.  It features vampires, changelings, witchlings and darklings in their own brand of war.  Then I plan to delve right back into Salin’s Salvation, my sci-fi erotic romance series.  This one is Aurum & Cekayda and we are going to learn some interesting things about Salin and much more about how the situation between Salin, Earth and Malum will escalate.

#5 – Do you have an addiction to reading as well as writing? If so, what are you currently reading?
I am super addicted to reading.  Currently I divide my time between Understanding Nutrition and Intro to Philosophy!  But, my eReader is calling my name on a daily basis, because there’s a new Evangeline Anderson book out called, Purity and Eve Langlais is releasing left and right! So, I’m sure my withdrawals will kick in and I’ll be lured back to my beloved eReader!

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Can Aspen let go of the past and accept Skylar and Xavier?  Will she survive when Skylar's past catches up to him?

This or That?

#1 – iPod or Mp3?  MP3

#2 – Chocolate or Vanilla? Chocolate

#3 – Mashed Potatoes or French Fries? Mashed potatoes

#4 – Comedy or Drama? Comedy

#5 – Danielle Steel or Nicholas Sparks? Danielle Steel

#6 – Fantasy or Reality? Fantasy

#7 – Call or Text? Text

#8 – Public School or Home School? Public school

#9 – Coffee or Hot Chocolate? Hot chocolate

#10 – eBook or Paperback? eBook

Astrid Cielo

Astrid Cielo is a Mississippi girl who enjoys a variety of things. By night, she is a nurse in her local ER, and by day, she is spilling her imagination out on paper.
Astrid began writing when she was a child her stories featuring a variety of characters (including her imaginary friends). When she was in high school she wrote her first completed story and was published twice in poetry anthologies. Gathering her courage, Astrid self-published her first book, Surrender Serenity, Salin's Salvation, Book 1 and enjoyed every minute of it.
Now she balances her time between being a nurse (which she loves) and writing down the scenes that play out in her mind. She also plays World of Warcraft (which all of her friends think is weird)!

September 29  - Texas Book Nook - Excerpt
September 30  - A Life Through Books - Interview
October 2  - My Reading Addiction - Excerpt
October  5 -    Snarky Mom Reads - Review
October 6  - Faerie Tale Books - Review
October 10  - Valia's Page Turner - Review-
October 12  - Twinsie Talk - Review
October 13  -  Books Are Love - Review
October 14  - Paige Matthews - Excerpt
October 16  - All I Want And More - Interview
October 17  - Pure Jonel - Review
October 18  - Tanya's Book Nook - Review
October 19  - The Indy Book Fairy - Review
October 20  - Books and Tales - Excerpt
October 21  - RABT Reviews - Review Wrap Up

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for having me and for the wonderful virtual book tour!