face his worst terrors #ParanormalRomance #UrbanFantasy @RosemaryAJohns @GoddessFish


Hey folks! Today I’m happy to introduce you to Rosemary A. Johns and her story Blood Shackles (Rebel Vampires Volume 2)!

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ROSEMARY A JOHNS is a traditionally published author of short stories under the name R. A. Johns. She is the author of Blood Dragons the compelling first instalment of the Rebel Vampires series.

Rosemary A Johns wrote her first fantasy novel at the age of ten, when she discovered the weird worlds inside her head were more exciting than double swimming. Since then she’s studied history at Oxford University, run a theatre company (her critically acclaimed plays have been described as “uncomfortable, unsettling and uneasily true to life”), and worked with disability charities.

When Rosemary’s not falling in love with the rebels fighting their way onto the page, she heads the Oxford writing group Dreaming Spires

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Light is a Rocker Blood Lifer with a talent for remembering things. He’s meant to be the predator. It’s been that way since Victorian times. But not now. Not since someone hunted him. Enslaved him. Ripped out his fangs. Who are these ruthless humans? Who’s their violent leader? And who betrayed the secret of the Blood Lifer world?


London, Primrose Hill. Grayse is the commanding but alluring slaver’s daughter. The enemy. She buys Light, like he’s a pair of designer shoes. So why does Light feel so drawn to her? Especially when his family is still in chains. Will he risk everything – even his new love – to save them?


Does a chilling conspiracy lie behind it all? A stunning revelation leads Light to an inconceivable truth. If he can face his worst terrors, he can save his family and his whole species from slavery.

Maybe he can even save himself.

The third book in the series, BLOOD RENEGADES, will be out Spring 2017

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‘So I’m behind the times because I died a Victorian?’

Your cool gaze seemed to be sussing me out. ‘You don’t look Victorian.’

‘Didn’t exactly stay dead.’ I pushed away from the fireplace, jumping up to sit on the arm of the leather sofa. I scrutinized your serious features and those intent grey peepers. ‘You really don’t know anything about us Blood Lifers, do you? How we evolved or–’

‘I know enough.’

Surprised, I drew back. ‘As in, only good Blood Lifer’s a dead Blood Lifer?’

You shot me a sharp look. ‘You wouldn’t be here, if that’s what I thought.’

‘Alright then, as in, only good Blood Lifer’s one in shackles?’

Your mouth tightened into a thin line. ‘And what about humans? Do we come in small, medium or large?’

‘In America you can supersize.’ I grinned, but you didn’t return it: some birds have no sense of humour. Of course, Ruby would’ve clocked me for that comment. ‘Look, that’s not who I am now. I’ve been on blood abstention for fifty years.’

Your voice was so cold it could’ve given frost bite. ‘Good for you.’

‘Not asking for a medal, sweetheart. I just wanted you to know I don’t… Not First Lifers. Not for a long time.’

‘Makes no difference to me.’

‘It does to me. You’ve no idea how much.’

‘OK.’ You turned back to your laptop, opening it with an air of indifference. Then there was that blasted clack clacking.

I listened for a moment in silence. Then I couldn’t hack it any longer. ‘What does?’v

‘What?’ You didn’t stop typing or look away from the screen.

‘Make a difference to you?’

You didn’t even pause. ‘The profit margin.’

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Rosemary A. Johns will be giving away a $50 Amazon/BN.com gift card to one randomly chosen winner via rafflecopter. CLICK HERE to enter to win! Readers, follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. The tour dates and places can be found here: Tour Schedule

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Rosemary A. Johns, thank you for stopping by today!

Love & blessings to all! ❤


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48 thoughts on “face his worst terrors #ParanormalRomance #UrbanFantasy @RosemaryAJohns @GoddessFish

  1. rosemaryajohns November 2, 2016 at 3:22 AM

    Thanks for having me on your site – I hope everyone has a great day! If Light can face his terrors, then I’m up to facing anything today, so ask me whatever you like!

  2. Mary Preston November 2, 2016 at 4:20 AM

    A curious premise.

    • rosemaryajohns November 2, 2016 at 4:41 AM

      Hi Mary! Human slavery is on the increase here in England and is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. Being a writer (of the paranormal), I’ve twisted it – and the vampires are the slaves. But the psychology behind it? Is all real. This book is a thriller (and a dark romance) – but there’s always an edge of truth to what I write!

  3. Goddess Fish Promos (@GoddessFish) November 2, 2016 at 4:52 AM

    Thanks for hosting!

  4. Eva Millien November 2, 2016 at 1:51 PM

    Great excerpt, sounds like great reads!

    • rosemaryajohns November 2, 2016 at 2:19 PM

      Thanks Eva – hope you enjoy the series!

  5. Victoria November 2, 2016 at 2:01 PM

    I’m looking forward to reading this one!!

    • rosemaryajohns November 2, 2016 at 2:20 PM

      Hi Victoria! Hope you enjoy it and have a great day!

  6. James Robert November 2, 2016 at 3:31 PM

    Thanks so much for the excerpt and giveaway

    • rosemaryajohns November 2, 2016 at 3:35 PM

      Hi James! Glad you liked the excerpt and good luck in the giveaway – hope you enjoy the escape into Blood Life and have a great day!

  7. Lisa Brown November 3, 2016 at 6:02 AM

    Congrats on the tour and thanks for the chance to win 🙂

    • rosemaryajohns November 3, 2016 at 6:16 AM

      Thanks Lisa! It’s been a great tour so far – hope you enjoy the series and good luck!

  8. gemiinii90 November 3, 2016 at 8:02 AM

    Sounds AMAZING!! ❤ Cant wait to read it.

    Betul E.

    • rosemaryajohns November 3, 2016 at 9:17 AM

      Thanks Betul! The first book in the series is on sale too in this launch period, so readers can get all caught up with both books. Hope you have a great day!

  9. James Robert November 4, 2016 at 10:22 AM

    The day so many look forward to, Happy Friday! Have a good one and thank you for the chance at winning

    • rosemaryajohns November 4, 2016 at 10:30 AM

      Hi! Hope you have a fantastic Friday and good luck in the giveaway!

  10. James Robert November 5, 2016 at 8:46 AM

    Off to work for me soon but hope your Saturday is a terrific fun one. Thanks for the chance at winning

    • rosemaryajohns November 5, 2016 at 8:53 AM

      Hi – hope your work goes well and you get the chance to have a fun Bonfire Night!

  11. James Robert November 7, 2016 at 11:34 AM

    Stopping by to say thank you for the chance at winning and enjoy your day!

    • rosemaryajohns November 7, 2016 at 11:37 AM

      No problem – you too!

  12. James Robert November 8, 2016 at 12:49 PM

    Hello! I am watching our elections here and enjoying the day. Hope you are as well. Thanks for the giveaway!

    • rosemaryajohns November 8, 2016 at 2:28 PM

      Good luck!

  13. James Robert November 11, 2016 at 3:26 PM

    Happy Friday!!!! Hope it’s a great one and have a fun weekend. Thank you for the giveaway

    • rosemaryajohns November 12, 2016 at 3:00 AM

      Thanks – you too!

  14. James Robert November 12, 2016 at 9:03 AM

    Good Morning! Have a terrific Saturday and thank you for the giveaway

    • rosemaryajohns November 12, 2016 at 9:14 AM

      Thanks – I hope everyone has a great weekend!

  15. James Robert November 13, 2016 at 1:12 PM

    Hoping you have a relaxing and fun Sunday! Thanks for the chance at winning this giveaway

    • rosemaryajohns November 14, 2016 at 1:48 AM

      Hope everyone has a great week!

  16. James Robert November 14, 2016 at 3:03 PM

    Happy Monday! Hope it’s a good start of the week for you and thank you for the giveaway.

    • rosemaryajohns November 14, 2016 at 3:14 PM

      Thanks – the tour is going really well and I hope everyone has a great week!

  17. James Robert November 15, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    Hope your day was a little more relaxing than mine. I appreciate all you do, thank you!

    • rosemaryajohns November 16, 2016 at 2:35 AM

      Hi – busy but good thanks – hope everyone has a great day!

  18. James Robert November 16, 2016 at 1:41 PM

    About to leave for work soon but here to thank you again for the chance to win.

  19. James Robert November 17, 2016 at 10:56 AM

    Hello! Having a coffee and visiting some of my favorite blogs. Thanks for all you do and the giveaways as well.

    • rosemaryajohns November 17, 2016 at 11:16 AM

      Sounds nice! I’ve been writing some of my third book today (Blood Renegades), as well as continuing with the blog tour. Hope everyone has a great day!

  20. James Robert November 18, 2016 at 11:58 AM

    Happy Friday!! Hoping it’s a good one for you and thank you for the giveaway.

    • rosemaryajohns November 18, 2016 at 1:41 PM

      I hope everyone’s had a good week – and have a great weekend!

  21. James Robert November 19, 2016 at 12:13 PM

    Hello! I am back again. Hope you don’t get tired of hearing from me. Thanks for the giveaway and enjoy your Saturday.

  22. James Robert November 20, 2016 at 10:13 AM

    Happy Sunday! Enjoy your day and thanks for this opportunity at winning.

    • rosemaryajohns November 20, 2016 at 11:03 AM

      Hope everyone is having a good weekend!

  23. James Robert November 21, 2016 at 2:58 PM

    I’m back to thank you once again for the hard work you put into these giveaways you offer us,

    • rosemaryajohns November 21, 2016 at 3:01 PM

      My pleasure – have a good day!

  24. James Robert November 22, 2016 at 1:32 PM

    Hey!! Just me back again saying hello and thanking you for the giveaway.

  25. James Robert November 23, 2016 at 10:11 AM

    Hello! Before I bake some pies for the kids for our Thanksgiving dinner, I wanted to drop by and say thank you once again for the giveaway. Anyone celebrating Thanksgiving tomorrow. Happy Thanksgiving!

    • rosemaryajohns November 23, 2016 at 11:02 AM

      Thanks – hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving tomorrow – and send imaginary pies my way because I’m in the UK and wishing I was with you in America to celebrate…

  26. James Robert November 24, 2016 at 2:49 PM

    To everyone in The USA, Happy Thanksgiving! Thank you once again for this giveaway

  27. James Robert November 25, 2016 at 1:09 PM

    My days are all messed up now but Happy Friday! Thanks so much for working so hard to bring us amazing giveaways.

    • rosemaryajohns November 25, 2016 at 1:14 PM

      I’ve loved this tour – I hope everyone enjoys the series and has a great weekend!

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