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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Book Fun Friday Welcomes Karilyn Bentley

Happy New Year! Wishing you and yours the best happy prosperous 2015!

Introducing This Week's Guest Karilyn Bentley.


Karilyn's love of reading stories and preference of facing a
computer at home instead of in a cube, drove her to pen her own works, blending fantasy and romance mixed with a touch of funny.
Karilyn lives with her own hunky hero, two dogs, and a handful of colorful saltwater fish.

Book Feature: New Urban Fantasy Release, DEMON LORE, by Karilyn Bentley

Log Line:  New job description: Killing demons and their minions

Book Tag Line: An empath nurse finds a mysterious bracelet that can destroy demons, only to discover she must learn to fight or become the next victim.

Book Blurb: Gin Crawford has enough problems dealing with her empath abilities. Finding out she's the world's newest demon-slayer is the last thing she needs. Unfortunately, when she slips on a mysterious bracelet she is given no other choice. On the plus side, her new gig comes with Tall, Dark and Handsome, a mage who may or may not have her best interests at heart. Thrust into a power-play between good and evil, Gin must choose a side before she becomes the next victim in the ongoing battle.

The evil man-thing stands on my porch, his lips turning in a menacing smile of death. I don’t need to touch him to know he wants me dead. Muscles freeze, trapping my breath in my lungs. Like a rabbit in view of a wolf, I’m immobilized, waiting for death’s blow. Time slows, his gaze locks on mine, trapping me in place.
Move, move, move! My mind screams as the man’s fingers twitch.
But the spike of adrenaline explodes into my limbs too late to stop the backhand blow slamming across my jaw.
I superman it halfway across the living room. Land on the hardwood floor in a thud of pain-ridden limbs. My jaw morphs into a screaming ball of nerves. My head no sooner hits the floor than I hear the bracelet scream, a high-pitched wail quivering through my skin like vibrations from a tuning fork. The bracelet tightens around my wrist, cutting off the circulation, and then it loosens with a pop at the same time I hear the door click closed.

My head spins, but I refuse to lie on the floor waiting to be killed, so I attempt to stand. Evil Guy laughs as I ass-plant it. Laughs as a moan escapes my lips. He takes a step toward me, right arm drawn back for a hit. His fist hurls toward my face, but I manage to block it with my left arm. My right arm, the one with the bracelet, shoves forward, slamming into his chest.
His black eyes widen, mouth open in surprise, his hands fluttering to his chest before dropping. I stare at my hand, stare hard, for I’m as surprised as Evil Guy. The bracelet had become a sword, a long, thin spike of metal extending from the silver links, straight into Evil Guy’s heart.
I’m not sure which scares me more, Evil Guy paying me a visit or the fact the bracelet performed a morphing trick.

Question for YOU Reader:
If you had a magical bracelet, what would you want it to be able to do?

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  1. Why I'd waive it over the first book I published and it would become an all-time best seller.

    1. Hi Celia! That is an excellent idea for a magic bracelet! I think I might steal it! :)

      Thank you for having me on today!!

  2. Hi, Karilyn and Celia! So happy that you two are together today. Happy Friday!

    1. Hi Vicki!! Thank you for stopping by!!! Happy Friday to you!!!