Monday, August 18, 2014

Welcome Chris T. Kat - Unicorn Rescue and a Giveaway!

Five Details About Unicorn Rescue

Michelle, thank you very much for the opportunity to be a guest on your blog. eXtasy books published my new release, Unicorn Rescue, on August 15th. I'm also holding a giveaway! It's for one of two coin purses. The contest runs from August 13th to August 21nd. All you need to do is just comment on the post to be entered. :)







Unicorn Rescue is a paranormal/fantasy story, partly set on Earth and partly on Eden, the stolen unicorns' homeworld. This is only a novelette, so talking about the major plot points would probably give away the whole story. How about a few details and teasers from the story instead?

ñ Selina, Eden's Queen, is a small, red-haired woman with immense power. She loves to wear pretty dresses, but doesn't get the hang of wearing shoes.
ñ The gates Eden's people use for travel to other worlds are guarded by gatekeepers like Samuel.
ñ Samuel is aghast when he finds out that a mere human sees through the unicorns’ disguise. Of course, he doesn't have the full picture on his arrival.
ñ Samuel and Jordan's first contact is rather painful for Samuel. Despite that harsh welcome, Samuel is attracted to Jordan right away.
ñ Jordan is overwhelmed by everything Samuel reveals, but he'll do anything to help the unicorns.

Want to find out more? Check out the excerpt below.



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Blurb:

A search for missing unicorns reveals a Fate that Samuel has only dreamed of before.

When they first meet, Jordan takes Samuel’s breath away—but not in a good way. Jordan knocks Samuel, a gatekeeper from a world called Eden, flat on his ass. In Jordan’s defense, Samuel did freak him out, appearing out of thin air the way he did. Luckily, the appearance of the unicorns preempts a possible fight.

Relieved to have found Eden’s unicorns, Samuel is astonished that Jordan knows about them, despite the fact that their horns have been concealed by magic. Attempting to remove the halters that bind them, Samuel is rendered unconscious.

The question now is how to get the unicorns back to Eden, as well as solve the mystery of who has stolen them to begin with. But just maybe Samuel and Jordan need to deal with this attraction between them that seems to be growing by leaps and bounds. Are their feelings tied in with the mystery of the unicorns? 


Excerpt:
“What the fuck?” Samuel groaned. After locating the unicorns on Earth, he’d opened a gate at night and stepped through it, not expecting any trouble while retrieving the unicorns.
But something had gone wrong because he found himself sprawled on the soft grass, rubbing his aching jaw. The darkness around him wasn’t absolute—a sparse scattering of stars in the sky illuminated his surroundings. As he searched for his gate, he came up empty. There had been no time to stabilize it and, annoyed, he conceded that it probably had collapsed.
“Who are you? Or should I ask what are you?”
Samuel opened and closed his mouth several times, wondering whether he needed a healer or if an ice-pack would be sufficient. He sat up and observed the man who’d knocked him to the ground. The same man he’d seen in Selina’s crystal ball.
“I asked you a question!”
“Well, it would’ve been easier to ask your question first instead of knocking me out. Just a well-meant piece of advice for next time.” Samuel hauled himself to his feet and shook his head to clear it. His jaw would sport a wonderful bruise tomorrow if he didn’t do something about it. This guy sure had a powerful fist.
“I didn’t allow you to get up!”
Samuel fixed his gaze on the man, taking stock of him. He’d seemed small in the crystal ball but that didn’t have to mean anything. Still, even in real life he came across as small but lean, with bright blue eyes that looked rather huge in his finely chiseled face. Pretty. Really pretty.
“I’m talking to you!”
“You’re not talking, you’re screaming,” Samuel said. “Scared?”
“Why would I be scared of someone who stepped out of nothingness? Although it looked like some kind of opening, which is all kinds of weird and… and… who are you?”
“I’m Samuel, nice to meet you…?” Samuel smiled and extended his hand, knowing he’d surprised the other man with his casual manner.
“Jordan.”
“Hello, Jordan. Now, how about we start again? I think we got off on the wrong foot.” Samuel clasped Jordan’s trembling hand in his. “Don’t be afraid.”
“Afraid? No, no, I’m not. I mean, why would I be? It’s an everyday thing that people show up out of thin air. Haha! See? I’m not afraid.”
“Ah, yes, I noticed how not afraid you are.”


Chris T. Kat
Chris T. Kat lives in the middle of Europe, where she shares a house with her husband of many years and their two children. She stumbled upon the M/M genre by luck and was swiftly drawn into it. She divides her time between work, her family—which includes chasing after escaping horses and lugging around huge instruments such as a harp—and writing. She enjoys a variety of genres, such as mystery/suspense, paranormal, and romance. If there's any spare time, she happily reads for hours, listens to audiobooks or does cross stitch.


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6 comments:

  1. Sounds like it is gonna an interesting novella if I do say so... and I just did! Looking forward to that and the other works that you shall have in the future. Good Luck!

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  2. i love a new idea for a paranormal story..looks interesting
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  3. Oh you didn't pose any questions for me to ponder, hmm so I will just thank you for a few more hints to this story, the characters, etc. The idea of a gatekeeper reminds me of the one for Wall in Neil Gaiman's Startdust and I enjoy reading fantasy stories of gateways to other realms and worlds.

    Thank you for a chance of winning one of your purses and for writing such delightful and romantic tales for me to enjoy :)

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    1. I probably ran out of questions. ;-)

      I haven't read Neil Gaiman's book but thanks for the recommendation.

      You're very welcome! Thank you very much for following the blog tour. <3

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