Today is a virtual book excerpt tour stop for
the Vampire Elite Series by Irina Argo. The first two books in the series,
Vampire Elite: Prophecy and Keepers of the Key become available this month.
Irina will be giving away a $50 Amazon or BN.com gift card to one randomly chosen commentor during her tour. To be entered for a chance to win, leave a comment below. For more chances to win, visit other tour stops and leave comments there.
And to learn even more about the series, you can follow updates on Twitter with #GF_VAMPIRE.
the ultimate choice be made if saving your race means destroying the one you
the beginning of the twenty-first century of our era a millennia long war
between two immortal races was coming to an end. The Vampire Elite, the
strongest among vampires, forced the race of immortal beings, the Amiti to
become their blood suppliers, called bloodstock, locking them in their
underground cells and treating them like livestock. The surviving free Amiti
make a final attempt to strike back. The Queen of Amiti is proclaimed a traitor
and is executed. Her death signifies the rise of a new Queen, her young
daughter Arianna who becomes the last hope of her dying race. Arianna totally
embraces her mission and is ready to fight for her people to the last drop of
her blood but encounters an unexpected challenge—the vampire King Tor. They
both are captured into a trap of love where they had to make an ultimate
choice; to kill the loved one or to let their races die.
Elite is the epic story of a bitter conflict between two peoples, and the
effect of that conflict on everyone living in its grip. The characters are
driven to love and betrayal, vengeance and sacrifice in a world without easy
on an ancient Egyptian legend, packed with action and intrigue, Vampire Elite
will pull you into the entrancing world of immortals and open new portals into
their hidden universe.
Anock is interrogating him)
female to die, do you?”
mercy, Anock. You can spare her life; it’s your choice as much as it is mine. More than mine. I will not give the
Keepers up. There’s nothing that you can do that will change my mind.”
of three. One.”
at the woman. She held her head down, but her shaking shoulders betrayed that
she was crying. “There is nothing I can do for you. The Keepers are the only
Amiti’s hope, I cannot give them up.”
me. Spare me from having to make this choice.
Anock was bluffing. He had no intention of letting the woman die. It was a test
a butcher. How can you reduce yourself to this level? Torture me, kill me, do
whatever you want, but please, don’t waste her life.”
slicing through the female’s neck. Her head hit the floor and
rolled toward the cage, lifeless jade-green eyes staring into Anock’s soul. It
took a few seconds for the body to collapse to the floor.
Amiti filled the room.
place up,” he ordered, his voice and brain totally disconnected, and left.
Kardos and Jo-An Torres.
world is dark. She works as a clinical
psychologist in a Juvenile Correctional Facility dealing with the extremes of
human behavior on a regular basis and takes care of her paralyzed husband who
suffered a stroke several years ago. To bring light into her life she writes.
Writing has always been her passion. She is originally from Russia where she
was employed as a TV journalist.
Jo-An is a Leo, a lioness who has emerged to
follow her dream, to someday write a book of her own. She owned a costume shop
for 15 years and was able to satisfy and excel in her creative nature. She is
an over-achiever and believes that anything is possible if you believe in
yourself and ignore the nay-sayers. Her philosophy is based on Shakespeare
“It is not in the stars to hold our destiny, but in
ourselves.” She currently resides in California with her 5 cats and 1