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Book Tour & Giveaway: Take a beachside stroll with South of Surrender’s sexy wind god Chrysander

Book Tour & Giveaway: Take a beachside stroll with South of Surrender’s sexy wind god Chrysander

by davincikittieJune 13, 2013

Please help me welcome Laura Kaye and Chrysander Notos!

On a recent vacation to the beach, I had the strangest dream… or was it?  Check out my oceanside encounter with the Supreme God of the South Wind himself!

*Note: This interview is written from a very unique dual-first point of view.  DVK’s thoughts and speech are in standard font and Chrysander’s are in italics.

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South of Surrender (Hearts of the Anemoi #3) by Laura KayeShe’s the only one who can see through his golden boy façade to the broken god within…

Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is on a mission: save Eurus from his death sentence and prove his troubled brother can be redeemed. But Eurus fights back, triggering vicious storms that threaten the mortal realm and dangerously drain Chrys.

Laney Summerlyn refuses to give up her grandfather’s horse farm, despite her deteriorating vision. More than ever, she needs the organized routine of her life at Summerlyn Stables, until a ferocious storm brings an impossible—and beautiful—creature crashing down from the heavens.

Injured while fighting Eurus, Chrys finds himself at the mercy of a mortal woman whose compassion and acceptance he can’t resist. As they surrender to the passion flaring between them, immortal enemies close in, forcing Chrys to choose between his brother and the only woman who’s ever loved the real him.

“A fast-paced thrill ride.” ~New York Journal of Books

“Sexy, emotional stories, powerful, evocative writing, a vivid and unique vision, and enough magic and mysticism to keep the most demanding reader satisfied, Laura Kaye delivers it all. I love this series!” ~Maggie Shayne, NYT Bestselling Author

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About the author

Laura Kaye, author of In the Service of the King & North of NeedLaura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of a dozen books in contemporary and paranormal romance. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

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Ask Chrys or his author lady a question! One commenter will win a signed South of Surrender tote bag with a big set of swag including a signed poster! Open to international!
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Sue "DaVinciKittie" Brown-Moore is a veteran romance blogger and reviewer and the primary voice for Sue has been shamelessly pimping book boyfriends since 2010 and has won several blogging awards with GraveTells. Sue is also a freelance Developmental Editor passionate about helping authors bring out the best in their stories. She loves reading romance, fantasy, and sci-fi and edits any genre she reads for pleasure. You can follow Sue's editing blog, with tips and tricks for authors, at
  • June 14, 2013 at 5:13 am

    thanks for hosting! I want to read this series so bad! 🙂

  • Liz S
    June 14, 2013 at 6:04 am

    Enjoyed the interview very much. I need some beach time myself.

  • Karin Anderson
    June 14, 2013 at 7:43 am

    So far, who has been your favorite Anemoi too write about? Or, which was your favorite to research?

    • June 14, 2013 at 7:49 am

      Karin – Man, I’ve enjoyed writing all the books in this series, but so far I think Chrysander was my favorite to write, with Owen being a close second! Fun question!

  • Missie Jones
    June 14, 2013 at 8:00 am

    Laura I loved the interview 😀 You know I’m already a HUGE fan. I have everything you’ve written. Big Hugs Darlin’ & I am praying to the book gods, wishing you Great Success with South of Surrender.

    Missie Jones
    missie25524 (at) netzero (dot) com

  • Lindsey V.
    June 14, 2013 at 8:04 am

    Thank you for the post and giveaway! The interview was fun, and I’m excited to begin the series. My fingers are crossed for the giveaway. 🙂

    Have you always been a fan of Greek mythology?

    Best Wishes,
    Lindsey V.

    • June 14, 2013 at 8:35 am

      Fun question, Lindsey – I was always intrigued by Greek mythology. I’ve worked as a historian for most of my life and always felt an affinity for mythology as a result. But the mythology of the Anemoi was totally new to me. It’s been fun to learn and write!

  • Amy Ryan
    June 14, 2013 at 8:06 am

    I’ll ask this of both Chrys and Laura 😀 When writing Chrys’s story did you find he had any funny or weird quirks that you didn’t know before? 🙂

    Thanks for the interview and the giveaway! love character interviews!


    • June 14, 2013 at 8:37 am

      This is a totally fun question, Amy! 🙂 I always knew Chrys was a jokester, and that he used humor to deflect, and that he had touch issues, and that he was a playboy. I didn’t discover any of those in South of Surrender, but this was the first time I really got to delve beneath the surface of this guy who the others describe as being on the superficial side. And I loved doing that.

      Also, Chrys said to say: Weird is relative. 😉

  • Eva Millien
    June 14, 2013 at 10:08 am

    Thanks for the giveaway. I have added this series to my TBR list.
    Where do you see the series going? A lot of books in the series or just a few?

    • June 14, 2013 at 10:51 am

      Hi Eva – thanks so much! There will definitely be four full-length novels (so, one more in spring 2014). Companion novellas are possible but not definitely planned yet. 🙂

  • June 14, 2013 at 5:31 pm


    Hmmm… a question… What do you do to relax after a long day of work?


    • June 14, 2013 at 7:18 pm

      Hmm…well, assuming I’m not working all night, which I often do LOL, if I want to relax I either watch TV or read a book. Lately, I’ve gotten into The Walking Dead… 🙂

  • bn100
    June 14, 2013 at 8:15 pm

    What’s your favorite place to visit?

    bn100candg at hotmail dot com

  • Amber
    June 14, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    Do you have any songs that you would pick for a theme song for each character or a song that makes you think of one of them? Thanks! Im reading the first one and loving it! 😀

    • June 15, 2013 at 9:39 pm

      Yay! So glad you’re enjoying the first one! 🙂 I have theme songs for the books more than for the characters… The song that most represents South of Surrender to me is Katy Perry’s Wide Awake

  • June 26, 2013 at 9:59 pm

    Congratulations to Amber on winning the signed tote and swag!

    Thanks to Laura and Chrysander for being such great sports and letting me play in the world of the Anemoi, and thanks to all of you for being so supportive and enthusiastic!! <3

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