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Book Tour, Spotlight on: Not An Angel by Dawn Chartier

Book Tour, Spotlight on: Not An Angel by Dawn Chartier

by davincikittieJanuary 9, 2012

Not An Angel by Dawn Chartier

Kira McCoy wants to die.

Losing her husband and daughter tragically left her without hope. Now her disturbed brother-in-law will stop at nothing to have her for himself. All she wants is to find peace, but instead finds herself on top of a bridge ready to end her suffering.

Protector of the Poryria, Trace Stuart is called to defend his race or embrace death. Defending humans is not part of the plan, but he cannot stop himself from saving Kira.

Realizing that he shares a special bond with Kira, Trace defies his Queen and rushes into the heart of darkness in order to rescue the woman he loves. Will Kira be able to reach past her own pain to pull them both into the light?

Excerpt from Not an Angel

As he measured her, his gaze warmed the consuming chill that had invaded her body. She glanced down, holding the material out. Nothing she could ever afford. Standing next to him in his stunning black suit, gave her more confidence than if she wore plain clothing.

“I wouldn’t have picked it out for myself, but you have good taste.”

“I know.” Trace’s gaze traveled down her torso, to her exposed toes and slowly up to her face. “And you take my breath away.” He kissed the inside of her wrist.

Heat shot up her inner arm overpowering any nervousness she may have felt earlier. She leaned into him and whispered, “You breathe?”

Trace half smiled. “Sometimes.”

She blinked. “Oh.” That meant sometimes he didn’t breathe either.

Trace stiffened, then glanced toward the entrance flanked with four massive columns. It took a moment before she heard footsteps in the foyer. Five men entered the parlor. All dressed similar to Trace, except their cold penetrating eyes made her worry. Scared was more like it. One man strode toward her, eyes narrowed, mouth pulled down in a frown. She swallowed, then took a deep breath and squared her shoulders. They will not get to me. I will be strong.

“He won’t hurt you. Will you, Dev?” Trace stepped forward and crossed his arms.

Dev smirked and stared through his long dark lashes. “Depends.”

An eerie rumble vibrated the room. Kira advanced toward Trace. The sound of a wild cat drifted in the air. She tilted her head, glanced at Trace and realized the noise came from him.

“Boys. Boys. Boys. Dev won’t touch her, but I might.” A slender brunette appeared out of thin air and stood directly in front of the other men. Oh hell.

About the Author

Dawn Chartier never knew she wanted to be a writer while growing up. Sure her parents owned a book shop, and she was surrounded by bookworms, but she wasn’t one of “those” writers who started early. No, Dawn was inspired by strange events in her life, one was a bitch named, Katrina. Yes, that hur-ricane. But a few months before the storm, Dawn read an article on Marie Laveau in the New Orleans local newspaper and it sparked an idea. She began researching the voodoo priestess, and then Katrina hit. Out of destruction, ideas formed, characters spoke and plots twisted. One thing lead to another and an author was born. (Must have been something in the air, because a few authors were born out of Katrina’s wrath.)

Dawn Chartier sold her first paranormal romance book, (Not An Angel) to The Wild Rose Press, and her second book, a contemporary erotic romance (Diamonds) to Siren BookStrand. Dawn is a member of RWA, Sola-Writers, FF&P and Savvy Authors. You can find her chatting on Twitter and Facebook when she’s not buried inside of a book or writing her next one.

Dawn lives near New Orleans with her husband, two daughters, two golden retrievers, and plenty of wildlife.


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About The Author
Sue "DaVinciKittie" Brown-Moore is a veteran romance blogger and reviewer and the primary voice for GraveTells.com. 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 DaVinciKittie.com.
  • January 9, 2012 at 1:34 pm

    Thank you so much for Spotlighting my book today!

    Grave Tells rocks!


    • January 9, 2012 at 1:42 pm

      Hi Dawn! Thanks for stopping in! =) I remember Katrina well (I live in Texas) and it was a monster, in several respects. I’m glad to hear that something so positive came out of something so devastating. Congratulations on your publishing contracts. Not An Angel looks great!

  • Catherine Lee
    January 9, 2012 at 8:24 pm

    Not An Angel sounds good!

    I’ve been to NOLA several times, including to attend the American Library Association (ALA) conference that was the first major conference to return to the city after Katrina.


  • Sophia Rose
    January 9, 2012 at 9:05 pm

    Oh, this book sounds really good. The heroine seems to have a really sad past and troubles and based on the excerpt, the present doesn’t look to healthy either.

    That is interesting how Dawn came to writing.

    Thanks for the post! Going on the wish list. (-;

  • Dawn
    January 11, 2012 at 10:02 pm

    Thanks for having me, Davin… I hope to be back one day.

  • Dawn
    January 11, 2012 at 10:05 pm

    Hi Catherine,
    I remember the ALA coming to town, but I missed it. I hope they come back. This year I’ll be attending the Fantasy On The Bayou conference in NOLA in March. Thanks for stopping by.

  • Dawn
    January 11, 2012 at 10:09 pm

    Don’t worry, Sophia. Kira turns out very happy at the end.
    However, if dark is not your thing, I have a lighter book coming out next week called Diamonds. It has some humor in it, and it’s erotic too. Lol Thanks for swinging by…

  • January 16, 2012 at 4:30 pm

    I thought I had this book and I don’t…I am sooo pissed…Off to put it on my MRL.


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