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Release Day Event….South of Surrender by Laura Kaye

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South of Surrender Release Day Blitz Giveaway

 

From the amazing Laura Kaye:

“I am thrilled to welcome Chrysander Notos to the world today! Chrys is the hero of South of Surrender, the third book in my Greek-mythology inspired Hearts of the Anemoi series. The Anemoi were wind gods the Greeks associated with controlling the wind, the weather, and the seasons, and as the summer god, Chrys is the hottest of them all! Need more proof? Check out this hot excerpt and the giveaway that follows!”

 

Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.

Laney froze, then was right there with him.

Their tongues met, dueled, twirled. He fisted his hand in her hair and guided her, deepening when he wanted, restraining her when he needed.

Her hands slid up his chest toward his neck.

Chrys gasped into the kiss, but fought the reflexive desire to pull away. Instead, he pushed her back one step, then another, until her back encountered the door. He grabbed her arms and pressed them to the surface over her head. The control flooded relief through him and fueled his arousal another notch.

“I want to touch you,” she whispered around a kiss.

His brain scrambled for a moment, and then he wedged his body in tighter, the ridge of his cock coming in snug against her belly. She unleashed a strangled moan as Chrys plundered her mouth, relished her sweet taste, bathed in her life-giving heat.

Good gods, her body was absolutely alive with her arousal. She clenched and unclenched her hands, her arm muscles flexing where he restrained her. Her abdomen writhed against his, creating a maddening friction against his erection. Her thighs shifted and squeezed.

It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could bury himself deep.

Lost in the imagery, Chrys didn’t notice the change in her movements until she slowly dragged her injured leg up the outside of his. Her wrists pressed against his hold and a yearning moan worked up her throat. “Chrys,” she whimpered, her thigh moving higher and wrapping around.

His pulse lunged into a sprint. Damnit. He pulled back and stepped away, the phantom feeling of her flesh trapping his spiking fear through him. “I’m sorry,” he said, rubbing his lips, regret a rock in his stomach. He could still feel her, taste her. Making sure she was steady on her feet, he dropped his hands from holding hers.

 

GIVEAWAY!

Win 1 of 5 $50 gift cards to winners’ choice of Amazon/B&N/iTunes!

HOW TO ENTER?

Did you have a favorite line from the excerpt? Comment with your email address to enter to win! Open to international! Giveaway runs for one day and ends at midnight PST on May 28!

 

Visit more participating Blitz Day sites for more excerpts and more ways to win! And look out for the South of Surrender Blog Tour to start next week with more excerpts and giveaways! Check out the awesome early reviews coming in for the book, too!

 

Thanks for reading!

Laura

 

About South of Surrender:

She’s the only one who can see through his golden boy façade to the broken god within..

Chrysander Notos, Supreme God of the South Wind and Summer, is on a mission: save Eurus from his death sentence and prove his troubled brother can be redeemed. But Eurus fights back, triggering vicious storms that threaten the mortal realm and dangerously drain Chrys.

Laney Summerlyn refuses to give up her grandfather’s horse farm, despite her deteriorating vision. More than ever, she needs the organized routine of her life at Summerlyn Stables, until a ferocious storm brings an impossible—and beautiful—creature crashing down from the heavens.

Injured while fighting Eurus, Chrys finds himself at the mercy of a mortal woman whose compassion and acceptance he can’t resist. As they surrender to the passion flaring between them, immortal enemies close in, forcing Chrys to choose between his brother and the only woman who’s ever loved the real him.

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About Laura Kaye:

Laura is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over a dozen books in contemporary and paranormal romance. Growing up, Laura’s large extended family believed in the supernatural, and family lore involving angels, ghosts, and evil-eye curses cemented in Laura a life-long fascination with storytelling and all things paranormal. She lives in Maryland with her husband, two daughters, and cute-but-bad dog, and appreciates her view of the Chesapeake Bay every day.

 

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Comments

  1. Kristine R says:

    “Good gods, her body was absolutely alive with her arousal” This is my favorite line.
    KristineLR23(AT)gmail(dot)com

  2. Timitra says:

    My favorite line was “He grabbed her arms and pressed them to the surface over her head.”

    taccb(underscore)1981(at)yahoo(dot)com

  3. The excerpt is great, and this is my favorite line: “It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could bury himself deep.”

    alifeamongbooks [at] gmail [dot] com

  4. Selena Mc says:

    That’s easy! I love the first kiss. Its always the hottest. “Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.” So steamy! Congrats on your release Laura 🙂

    -Selena Mc
    redzsm@yahoo.com

  5. Chrys gasped into the kiss, but fought the reflexive desire to pull away. Instead, he pushed her back one step, then another, until her back encountered the door. He grabbed her arms and pressed them to the surface over her head. The control flooded relief through him and fueled his arousal another notch.

    *blushing*

    sandy(at)thereadingcafe(dot)com

  6. I like His brain scrambled for a moment, and then he wedged his body in tighter, the ridge of his cock coming in snug against her belly. She unleashed a strangled moan as Chrys plundered her mouth, relished her sweet taste, bathed in her life-giving heat.
    magic5905 at embarqmail dot com

  7. “It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could bury himself deep.”
    Oh My!!

    ehaney578 at aol dot com

  8. BookLady says:

    My favorite line is “Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking”.
    bhometchko(at)hotmail(dot)com

  9. “Laney froze, then was right there with him.” That moment where you aren’t really sure this is happening before it clicks in that it is!
    Delivery.RN at gmail dot com

  10. Lindsey V. says:

    “He could still feel her, taste her.”

    Thank you so much for offering this giveaway! I can’t wait to start this series and I’d love to be in the running for an Amazon gift card. 🙂

    Best Wishes,
    Lindsey V.

  11. Shannon says:

    I liked ““I want to touch you,” she whispered around a kiss”… It just shows off her personality, asking to touch him during that exchange

    fencingromein at hotmail dot com

  12. I chose a different one earlier today but now it’s this: Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.

    Thanks.
    vsloboda(at)gmail(dot)com

  13. “It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could bury himself deep.”

    megan at mischievousdesigns dot com

  14. I haven’t read it yet, but I’ve heard so many great things about this one, I just one clicked it! Thanks!

    hschrock24112 @ yahoo dot com

  15. Vanessa N. says:

    Favorite line – It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could bury himself deep.

  16. Joleen T. says:

    “He could still feel her, taste her.” Congrats, Laura!!!!

  17. Instead, he pushed her back one step, then another, until her back encountered the door. He grabbed her arms and pressed them to the surface over her head.

    The combination of being pressed against the door and being trapped and held is so hot!

    books4me67 at ymail dot com

  18. “Her wrists pressed against his hold and a yearning moan worked up her throat. “Chrys,” she whimpered, her thigh moving higher and wrapping around.”

    kesummer69(at)gmail(dot)com

  19. “Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.”

    gaby_sama(at)hotmail(dot)com

  20. “She unleashed a strangled moan as Chrys plundered her mouth, relished her sweet taste, bathed in her life-giving heat.”

    vadeluna07(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

  21. Uh, yes!

    “Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.”

    *fans self*

    amzpar[at]gmail[dot]com

  22. His brain scrambled for a moment, and then he wedged his body in tighter, the ridge of his cock coming in snug against her belly. She unleashed a strangled moan as Chrys plundered her mouth, relished her sweet taste, bathed in her life-giving heat.

    elaing8(at)netscape(dot)net

  23. Thanks for all the fun comments everyone!

  24. Natasha says:

    My favorite is “It was only with the barest of restraint that he resisted willing her clothing away, turning her to face the wall, and tugging her hips out so he could be himself deep.”
    Thanks for the excerpt and the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  25. Congrats Laura! Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.
    Jeann830@yahoo.com

  26. I have been waiting for this one since I finished West of Want. I love me some Chrys.

  27. Hot Damn!!! How the hell are we suppose to pick just ONE favorite line out of that tantalizing smorgasbord???? I’ve said it before and say it again, Laura Kaye sure knows how to do sizzle and steam!

    Okay, I guess I have to pick one:
    “Their tongues met, dueled, twirled. He fisted his hand in her hair and guided her, deepening when he wanted, restraining her when he needed.”– got to love man in control.

    ….but….
    “Lost in the imagery, Chrys didn’t notice the change in her movements until she slowly dragged her injured leg up the outside of his.”—who’s in control?

    LOVING IT!!!

  28. Allison W says:

    I want to touch you 🙂
    allison dot westcote at gmail dot com

  29. Catherine says:

    My favorite line from the excerpt: “Good gods, her body was absolutely alive with her arousal.”
    catherinelee100 at gmail dot com

  30. His pulse lunged into a sprint.

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  31. Janie McGaugh says:

    “Unable to resist the draw to her any longer, Chrys claimed her mouth, devouring, searching, taking.”
    jmcgaugh (at) semo (dot) edu

  32. “His brain scrambled for a moment…”
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  33. donnas1 says:

    He could still feel her, taste her.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  34. alixnoelle says:

    “Their tongues met, dueled, twirled. He fisted his hand in her hair and guided her, deepening when he wanted, restraining her when he needed. ”

    anpoulter at aol dot com

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