Giveaway from the 2013 Authors After Dark Vampire Ball Hostesses


QUICK UPDATE:  I’ve been reading the comments and thought I should clarify a bit.  To enter the contest, you must click on the link below and then enter the rafflecopter.  If you win, you win all of the books.  (You don’t need to choose.).  🙂

If you missed the Authors After Dark Vampire Ball, don’t despair! The dark mistresses of the night are here to provide you with a taste of something sweet–a chance to win a pile of books from the authors who sponsored the Vampire Ball, and a limited edition booklet only available to Authors After Dark attendees!

Vamp Ball After Party

Click here to go to the entry form:       a Rafflecopter giveaway

Many Books Signed by the Authors! Giveaway Open to the U.S. and Internationally!



Author Bio: Jess Haines writes about furred and fanged things that go bump in the night. Best known for the H&W Investigations urban fantasy series, she’s been writing since she was a teenager and was first published in 2010. Visit the author at for the latest news and updates.

Type of Books: Jess Haines writes dark, daring and funny urban fantasy novels that follow the (mis-)adventures of human private investigator Shiarra Waynest. Praised by RT Book Reviews, Library Journal, and many more, the latest release is Forsaken by the Others (Kensington/Zebra; July 2, 2013).


Bio/Books: Winner of the Romantic Times Career Achievement award, Joey W. Hill has published over thirty contemporary and paranormal BDSM erotic romances, including four series. Her emotionally-intense love stories offer everything from vampires, mermaids, witches and angels, to boardroom executives, cops and simple housemaids. Free excerpts from all her works are available at her website, Additional vignettes, character interviews and graphics inspired by the work are at the fan forum site, accessible through


Author Bio: Jae Lynne Davies is an author, wife, and mother who wishes there were more hours in a day to balance all three and a full-time job. But whenever she finds a spare moment (usually in the late hours of the night when her husband and two young children are visiting the land of dreams), you’ll find her sitting in front of her laptop typing the next chapter!

Type of Books: Striving to share her passion of the written word, Jae Lynne pens stories of conflict and believable, but forbidden relationships between extraordinary characters. In fact, the more complex, the better, which might explain her desire to create erotically-charged paranormal tales of romance and urban fantasy that she hopes leaves readers thirsting for more.


Author Bio: USA Today Bestselling Author Rebecca Zanetti has worked as an art curator, Senate aide, lawyer, college professor, and a hearing examiner – only to culminate it all in stories about Alpha males and the women who claim them. She writes the Dark Protector vampire series, the Maverick Montana cowboy series, and the Sin Brothers romantic-suspense series.

Type of Books: Rebecca writes steamy romances featuring Alpha males and smart, determined heroines.  Whether the characters are paranormal creatures, wild cowboys, or dangerous soldiers…there’s adventure, hot romance, and deadly fun in Zanetti’s worlds.


Author Bio: Nightmares as a child forced MK Mancos to begin telling herself stories before going to sleep. Thus began the lifelong love of a good pulse-pounding tale and lives not her own. MK resides in New Jersey with her wonderful husband, Dave, and dog, Lily.

Type of Books: MK Mancos writes anything that strikes her fancy. From tales of the Jersey Devil, to magical Leprechaun gold. She writes paranormal & fantasy as MK Mancos and futuristics and sci-fi under the name Kathleen Scott.


Author Bio: Back in 1994, TJ picked up her first romance novel by Heather Graham. It was love at first page. Years later, after raising her family and establishing her career, TJ wrote what became her first published work. Writing like a madwoman, TJ hasn’t lost steam. Her mind may be gone, but steam there is a-plenty!

Type of Books: TJ is an award-winning author of paranormal, fantasy, sci-fi and urban fantasy romance. No matter the genre TJ is penning, her favorite thing to do is build worlds. To take you somewhere extraordinary. To transport you to a place where you can close your eyes and slip into your fantasy…


Author Bio: Marianne Morea is a New Yorker, and her stories embody the grit and complexity of the city that never sleeps. An avid traveler, she uses experiences from around the world in all her books. Her love affair with the paranormal is born of fantasies, transporting her into a world of what if?

Type of Books: Dark Paranormal Romance and Urban Fantasy Suspense are the hallmarks of Marianne Morea’s writing style. Stories filled with underworld violence and the desire to transcend a broken soul, readers are thrust into a world where the city never sleeps because the nightmares are real.


Author Bio: A military brat and wife, Melissa Schroeder has a Monty Python type of humor meaning she is usually politically incorrect. She is busy raising two human and two dog daughters and is looking forward to her move back to Virginia after her husband finishes his career with the Air Force.  More info can be found at:

Type of Books: With over 50 novels, novellas and short stories published, Melissa has stories that span historical to futuristic time periods. Her ADD allows her the ability to write paranormal to straight romance, always with a touch of humor. She is best known for her Harmless series.


Author Bio: A national best selling author, Heather Long lives in Texas with her family and their menagerie of animals. In addition to military romance, Heather writes a wide variety of romance from paranormal historical western romance to contemporary romance and romantic suspense. She loves characters and the stories they have to tell. As a child, Heather skipped picture books and enjoyed the Harlequin romance novels by Penny Jordan and Nora Roberts that her grandmother read to her. Heather believes that laughter is as important to life as breathing and that the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy and Santa Claus are very real. In the meanwhile, she is hard at work on her next novel.

Type of Books: Heather writes paranormal romance, contemporary romance, military romance, and westerns with a paranormal twist. Her focus is on characters and the emotions that drive them to love, hate, live life and survive – romance with an edge.


Author Bio: Seventeen years and over a hundred books later, I’m still a quiet wife, mom and grandma who dotes on kids, cats and a growing collection of orchids that sometimes rewards me with an exotically beautiful blossom. One might say I’ve explored my wild life vicariously through the people in my stories. Although I’ve won several prestigious awards over the years, the compliments that mean most to me are those that come from readers who’ve been touched deeply by my stories.

Type of Books: I write romances, from “vanilla” erotics to kinky BDSM,  in settings both familiar and fancifully exotic. All of my books have the proverbial “happily ever after” in common, though my lusty heroes and heroines follow many different and rocky roads to that happy, committed relationship.


Author Bio: USA Today and New York Times bestselling author, C.J. Ellisson, lives in northern VA with her supportive husband, two children who listen at their whim, two dogs that worship her, a cat she’s allergic to, and two lizards she wishes lived somewhere else. She’s been writing for a four and half years and can’t imagine ever returning to her previous day job of real estate and property management.

Type of Books: C.J. spins tales containing adventure, intrigue, action, a little bit of mystery, and a whole lot of steam. She firmly believes hot monogamy exists and all her books, whether erotica, urban fantasy, or contemporary erotic romance, reinforce her views on the magic two people can share.


Author Bio: Kristen Painter likes to balance her obsession with shoes and cats by making the lives of her characters miserable and surprising her readers with interesting twists. She currently writes award-winning urban fantasy for Orbit Books.

Type of Books: Gothic urban fantasy featuring vampires, courtesans, shifters and fae.

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28 thoughts on “Giveaway from the 2013 Authors After Dark Vampire Ball Hostesses”

  1. Jacklynn Sizemore says:

    Eye of the Strom cause I have never read it!!!! I have read almots all Rebecca Zanetti books and so love them!!!!

  2. Lori Meehan says:

    I’m looking forward to any book Rebecca Zanetti writes. I love her! I’m looking forward to reading he net book in Melissa Schroeder’s vampire historical series I loved this first book.

  3. Kimberly Wise says:

    It would be like Christmas in August

  4. I’ve already read all of your books.. would like to check out Joey Hill because I like her Boardroom series! BTW – THANKS for including those of us who couldn’t make it 🙂 !!!

  5. maybe31 says:

    Rebecca Z. and Jessie H. write some pretty good book! So looking forward to both!

  6. jackie woodland says:

    Love Rebecca’s books have never read any of the others but Jessie.H the others sounds good..

  7. Theresa Fischer says:

    I haven’t any of these but Rebecca Zanetti and love her! Looking forward to trying the others.

  8. I follow most of these authors and love their books so I would be happy with any of these books… What an awesome contest…. sorry I don’t tweet……

  9. kp says:

    I would love anything by Rebecca Zanetti!!! Love her books!

  10. Marie Brown says:

    This is one heck of a great giveaway! I think I just found some new books and authors too! Thanks so VERY much for this chance to win. 🙂

  11. Michelle Huang says:

    I look forward to read any of the books that are mentioned!

  12. phyllislm52 says:

    Well, since I have already read all of Rebecca Zanetti’s books, I’d have to say that it would have to be Taken by a Vampire by Joey W. Hill and Blood Rights by Kristen Painter.

  13. I would be thrilled with any of the Books offered. This is an Awesome Giveaway. I’m not a Member of Facebook or Twitter, so I can only enter the blog comment raffle button.

  14. Barb P says:

    I am familiar with most of these authors but am a HUGE of Rebecca Z! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!!

  15. bn100 says:

    taken by a vampire

  16. Debra Thomas says:

    I have been a Rebecca Zanetti fan for a while, but I believe I found some new authors to try too. I don’t think I can choose just one book that I would like to read. So many sound very good.

  17. Julianne says:

    Gosh, it’s a toss up between Taken by A Vampire by Joey W. Hill and Fated by Rebecca Zanetti.

  18. Crystal Scott says:

    I am torn… I love Joey and Rebecca but I just was at CJ Ellison’s August Party and she looks pretty awesome too

  19. Denise Van Plew says:

    Fated or Hunted By Others.

  20. falicesidoma says:

    I would like the book Taken by a Vampire by Joey W Hill or Rebecca Zanetti. I Have all Rebecca’s book’s but the current one coming out. I just put Joey’s on my new writers to start reading list.

  21. miki says:

    I’ve read fated by Rebecca Zanetti so now i really woul like either Taken by a vampire by Joey Hill or Blood Legacy by marianne morea

    thank you for opening this to international too

  22. Virginia C says:

    Thank you for offering such a fabulous giveaway! So many marvelous books–such tempting and enticing titles from a great group of authors!

    FATED by Rebecca Zanetti is at the top of my list ; )

  23. Ezinwanyi says:

    I’ve read the Dark Protector series and currently reading Book 3 of the House of Comarre by k. Painter.
    I guess I would like to give Ann Jacobs a try

  24. ronnie cornett says:

    I love Rebecca Zanetti books….ALL of them!!! ould love to win to try out new authors!

  25. tanna4abak says:

    I am most looking forward to Egyptian Voyage by T. J. Michaels. I haven’t read any of her vampire books yet, so that’s the one I would pick. 🙂

  26. Jenny S. says:

    All of the books look great! I think Hunted By The Others would be an interesting read! Thanks for the chance to win!

  27. carol L says:

    Fated is the only book from the list I’ve read and loved it. So Taken By The Vampire with Joey Hill it is. Wish the Rafflecopter had other entries because not belonging to FB and Twitter allowed me only 1 entry. But I had to take a chance.
    Carol L
    Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com

  28. Geena says:

    I have all of Rebecca Zanetti’s books & love them!!! I would love to win any book from this giveaway!! 🙂