Friday, February 15, 2013

DL's Blogoversary & Giveaway w/ Siobhan Muir



Special guest Siobhan Muir



Siobhan Muir lives in Las Vegas, Nevada, with her husband, two daughters, and a vegetarian cat she swears is a shapeshifter, though he's never shifted when she can see him. When not writing, she spends time looking down a microscope at fossil fox teeth, pursuing her other love, paleontology. An avid reader of science fiction/fantasy, her husband gave her a paranormal romance for Christmas one year, and she was hooked. She’s been writing her daydreams since childhood. Friends and family threatened to lynch her unless she published. Siobhan believes in happily ever after, redemption, and communication, which you’ll find in her paranormal romance stories.

I’ve never been accused of not living in the real world, which is rather ironic considering I spend most of my time daydreaming and writing down the fantastic adventures of creatures from another world. While my books aren’t necessarily direct sequels of each other, they are all connected in small ways that won’t become apparent until more of them come out. For those familiar with my work, I’ve introduced a devoted vampire and pack of werewolves all honoring and revering the Goddess of my world.

Her New Book:
My new book coming out in the next couple of months is Not a Dragon’s Standard Virgin, and it brings the dragons into play. Traditionally, dragons have been seen as creatures meant to destroy human habitation. But that’s just what the demons want us to think. In reality, dragons are the mortal enemies of demons and have protected the Goddess’s world from their corruption.
So imagine Jonarrion Swiftwind’s surprise when a maiden from the local village approaches him with an unusual request – to save her from the dragon.


The Blurb:
Sacrificial virgins are so sixteenth century, but unless Isabelle finds a man to take her innocence, she may be next.

For Isabelle Andersen, being a virgin in a dragon-plagued Scottish village is a dangerous position. Potentially the next dragon sacrifice, Isabelle’s only way out is to lose her innocence, and fast. Men are more plentiful than ale at her father’s tavern, but unfortunately for Isabelle, they seem to prefer the charms of sheep over her. All she needs is one handsome stranger she can coax into bed, but Lochmore Cott doesn’t get much in the way of visitors.

Jonarrion Swiftwind has sworn off virgins. The last time he took one to his bed, his family paid the price for his lust at the hands of her demon-possessed father. Since that night, he’s made it his mission to destroy demons and keep his bed virgin-free. Jon’s hunt brings him to Lochmore Cott, hard on the trail of a demon-in-dragon’s-clothing. Nothing distracts him from killing the demon until lovely Isabelle offers him a mug of tea. And her virginity.

It takes just one night of passion for Jon to realize he doesn’t ever want to let the independent beauty go. But will Isabelle accept him when she discovers the only real dragon in her village… is him?


This book has just been newly contracted, so no cover art yet, but it will be on my website and facebook page as soon as it arrives.


As for me, you can find me at the usual places around the internet and I love talking to fans and readers.

Website: http://siobhanmuir.com
Blog: http://siobhanmuir.blogspot.com

For the giveaway, I’m offering one commenter a Siobhan Muir Mug filled with chocolate since everyone needs to have something warm to drink and a little additional sweetness while reading. 
My giveaway is open internationally, but you have to come follow 
Thanks to everyone for stopping by and good luck! 
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10 comments:

Lexi H said...

Dragons, swearing off virgins...love it!

I enjoy both types of series. Sometimes you can't let go of the main characters, no matter what stupid things they do you just want more. Then again, sometimes you fall in love with supporting characters, they are just mesmerizing that you beg and plead for them to have their own HEA.

JessS said...

I prefer direct series, but then they only work for certain types of books, and I only read ones that I really like. Stand alone but connected by characters is alright.

Tore said...

I love both way. I love a variety. It makes it more interesting. Tore923@aol.com

JoAnna said...

I have read both and enjoy both.

Siobhan Muir said...

Lexi H. - you're so right about supporting characters begging for their own stories. I wouldn't have started any of my werewolf tales if it hadn't been for Fredrick's security adviser in Her Devoted Vampire. Thanks for stopping by. :)

Jess S. - I hope you'll give my books a chance. Queen Bitch of the Callowwood Pack will have sequels with the supporting characters, but some of those mentioned will have less direct connections, also connecting the vampires and dragons. Thanks for visiting.

Tore - I'm the same way. I love reading authors who not only have direct series, but off-shoots that connect in subtle ways. Thanks for commenting! :)

JoAnna - my favorite bit is the connection so I can see the overall pattern developing. Thanks so much for visiting. :)

LorettaLynn//Temprance said...

direct series i think is the best.

June M. said...

I like both, but I do seem to read more series where subsequent books are given to secondary characters. I do like for the previous characters to at least make a guest appearances so that you can get little updates on them after their HEA :)

June M. said...

Oh, I already follow your blog via GFC: June M.

Siobhan Muir said...

LorettaLynn/Temprance - I like direct series too, but sometimes I miss the old characters not really showing back up. Thanks for commenting. :)

Siobhan Muir said...

June M - Good to see you! Yes, I like those secondary characters getting their own stories and the cameos of the previous characters. You'll start seeing them reappear as more books come out. :) Thanks for commenting.

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