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March 19, 2013

Book Blitz: Blood and Snow (Vol. 1-12) by RaShelle Workman – Excerpt with G!veaway

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Blood-and-Snow

 
 
 

Every thousand years the Vampire Queen selects a new body, always the fairest in the land, and this time she’s chosen Snow White.

Snow isn’t an ordinary girl. She doesn’t know that yet.

When Snow gets bitten by a Hunter, her life is thrown into a whirlwind of change where instead of worrying about what to eat, she has to fight not to drink the blood of fellow high school students. She becomes a revenant – not quite human, not quite vampire.

With the help of an eccentric old Professor, his seven adoptive sons, and her best friend, Snow learns to control her blood craving. Sort of.  She drinks a bloodlust tea, but she’d rather drink from her Hunter.

Or, a human.

She also discovers a whole other realm, one filled with fairies, dragons, and magic. And not only does the Vampire Queen want her, but there’s a pendant called the Seal of Gabriel created for Snow by the Vampire Queen’s twin sister. And Snow’s supposed to use it to restore balance to all magical creatures. Including vampires.

add to goodreadsBlood and Snow (Vol. 1-12) by RaShelle Workman
Publication date:  2013
Genre: YA Paranormal

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“Welcome to my secret fortress, Silindra,” Titan said.

I grunted my response, walking past him to the doorway in the mountain, its entry bursting with light. The surface my feet touched was smooth and hard, like polished rock. But it wasn’t rock. It was some kind of iron. It swayed slightly, and I grabbed hold of the rails.

This is incredible, Snow White said.

I agreed wholeheartedly. Metal catwalks crisscrossed each other, reminding me of a spider’s web. Tall beams rose to the ceiling where millions of lights shone. It was as though Titan harnessed a portion of the sun, and somehow held its ray’s captive within.

In the center of the mountain, and vertical, reaching the top and I guessed touching the bottom, was a thick grated tube. Inside the tube were two sets of stairs. One used to walk up, and the other for down. A steady flow of occupants used them; exiting through archways onto walkways like the one I was on. The walkways led to large, cylinder-shaped holes carved into the mountain.

Cautious, I glanced over the side and felt my throat drop into my stomach. A seemingly endless amount of walkways weaved from the center stairs, and downward.

I took a deep breath, noting the tang of something sour, like curdled milk. The voices of thousands echoed as trolls, fairies, gremlins, and other magical creatures busily rushed around. Like a strange city.

“What is this place,” I finally asked.

“This is Varden. The place where all the scientific magic happens,” he responded, pushing his bulky body past me, walking briskly along the path. The metal shuddered under his weight, and I held my breath. Snow let out a tiny scream.

I tried to calm my nerves and Snow’s.

It’ll hold him, I told her and myself. And I hoped I was right.

When he reached the stairs, he turned. “Do you want the strength of a troll or not?”

Lifting my chin, I said, “Of course I do.”

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About the Author:

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RASHELLE WORKMAN lives on a mountain with her husband, three children, and three dogs. From her back porch she can see the city lights and imagine… She’s the bestselling author of the Dead Roses series (Sleeping Roses is being translated into Turkish, and will be available in print wherever Turkish books are sold in 2014), the Immortal Essence series, and the Blood and Snow series.

Connect with the Author:  Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads

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19 Comments

  1. Naznin Azeez
    3/19/2013

    Thanks for this giveaway!. The book cover is gorgeous and the comic strip is hilarious :)
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  2. Tiffany Falick
    3/19/2013

    Oh I love Rachelle’s books! Ithank you for the giveaway!

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  3. Dita Škarste
    3/19/2013

    This is a beautiful giveaway! Thanks for making it INT! :)

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  4. Thanks for the giveaway. This is one series that I wouldn’t mind reading.

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  5. Holly Letson
    3/19/2013

    Absolutely love the comic strip. You really should have it all made into a graphic novel. That’s really popular these days.

    The cover is nice, too.
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  6. Heather C.
    3/19/2013

    I’m not usually one for vampire books, but this one sounds super funny =)
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  7. Cassandra Loskot
    3/19/2013

    This series has intrigued me for a while, but I haven’t had a chance to read it yet :) but it is on my TBR list :)

    Thanks for the giveaway!

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  8. Filia Oktarina
    3/19/2013

    Love the cover book, and i looking foward to read this book.

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  9. Joy F
    3/19/2013

    The books look great. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  10. Vivien
    3/19/2013

    This book sounds like a great read!! Loved the excerpt.

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  11. Annah
    3/19/2013

    I love the little comic! Great giveaway!

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  12. Annah
    3/19/2013

    I love the little comic! Great giveaway!

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  13. Leanne
    3/20/2013

    Thanks for the giveaway!!!
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  14. Sherry J
    3/21/2013

    Thanks for the giveaway.Awesome excerpt.

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  15. Kristie M
    3/21/2013

    I love the cover. I have to get this series. Thank you for the giveaway!

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  16. Chelsea B.
    3/21/2013

    Hahahaha. Loved the graphic! Thank you for the great givaway!

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  17. Mariella
    3/22/2013

    Love the excerpt, a MUST reaad! Thans for the giveaway.

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  18. Brooke D
    3/27/2013

    love the comic! thanks for the giveaway :)

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  19. Katie
    3/30/2013

    Gorgeous cover(; Thanks for the Giveaway!

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