Fanged Mania #3: Review: Renegade (The Captive, #2) by Erica Stevens

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So for this week’s Fanged Mania post, I am reviewing the second book in Erica Stevens’ THE CAPTIVE series. Oh, and the next book in this series comes out next month!

Renegade (The Captive, #2)

Review:
Like I said, after reading the first book, CAPTURED, I went and immediately snatched up this one. While I did like CAPTURED better, I am still enamored with this series and will continue to stalk the author for news of future releases.

RENEGADE picks up about two months after CAPTURED ends. In that time, Arianna hasn’t been able to get over Braith, even though he deceived her about being engaged. Meanwhile, Braith considers himself to have been betrayed by Arianna and his heartbreak drives him into a vicious madness as he waits for the human girl to be recaptured and made to pay for what she did to him.

After two months of waiting for his brother, Caleb, to obtain Arianna, Braith decides to hunt her down himself. Since Braith let her drink his blood, the two of them are connected and finding her is easy.

But once he finds her, Braith can’t bring himself to drink her veins dry as he had planned. And Arianna falls for the vampire prince all over again. But between Braith’s ruthless father and brother who are determined to crush the rebels; and Arianna’s family who are certain Braith hurt her while she was his blood slave, they may be forced apart just when they’ve found their way back together.

I LOVED this book about 70% through. Up until the end when the stuff about bloodlinks came up and that was a personal, picky thing. Aside from the stuff about bloodlinks, this story fully met the sky-high standard set by the first. I’m now eagerly awaiting the Christmastime release of the third book. ERICA STEVENS, YOU ROCK!!!

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My writing process…in GIF

Today I thought I would talk about my writing process. But they say a picture’s worth a thousand words and I figure a GIF is with at least two thousand, right? Plus, I thought this would be fun. So without further ado, allow me to explain my writing process.

Me when I get a story idea:

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Me when I’m inspired:

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Me when I get interrupted whilst writing:

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Me when I get writer’s block:

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Me when I can’t figure something out:

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Me when I finally finish the first draft:

Me when I’m waiting to hear back from the editor:

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Me when I get my first proof copy:

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Me when I’m waiting for the first review:

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Me when I get the first 5-star review:

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My family when I start the process over again:

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Cover Reveal: Triplex by Lola St. Vil

Today I’m thrilled to be a part of the cover reveal for Lola St. Vil’s Triplex! The fourth book in her Guardians series.

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The team finds the location of the Triplex. But in order to destroy it and save the world, a horrific decision must be made. Can Marcus do what he needs to do in order to complete the mission? Or will his heart get in the way.

So what do you guys think? Pretty neat, huh?

About the Author:
Lola was seven when she first came to this country from Port-au-Prince, Haiti. She attended Columbia College in Chicago, where her main focus was creative writing. She is also an actress and currently lives in Hollywood with her husband. Lola welcomes interaction with readers. She can be found on Twitter

Fanged Mania #2: Free Vampy Reads!

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For Fanged Mania this week, I am sharing with you three very neat vampire books which are all free on Amazon, every day and always. (So even if you don’t see this post for awhile, they’ll still be free. =) Click the covers to go to Amazon!

Captured (The Captive, #1)

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Ignite (Midnight Fire, #1)

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The Vampire Hunter's Daughter, Part I (The Vampire Hunter's Daughter #1)

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Fanged Mania #1: Perfect Vacation Spot for a Vampire

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Well, this is my first Fanged Mania post and I’m so excited! Well, to start us off, I thought I’d show you guys the ICEHOTEL in Jukkasjärvi, Sweden because it looks like an awesome vacation spot for a vampire. I’ve never been here, but thanks to PBS staying visiting ICEHOTEL is on my Bucket List.

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Why would it be awesome for our fanged friends? Well, look at these pictures! The place looks like the set for one of The Lord of the Rings movies! (Ignore the pink flamingo in that last photo.) Second, during the winter season, the sunlight wouldn’t be a problem at all. Not mention it’s a FIVE-STAR hotel! Now if only we can get room service to deliver blood…

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