Thursday, October 17, 2013

Book Spotlight and Giveaway - Vampire Code by Celia Breslin

Vampire Code
Tranquilli Bloodline Series, Prequel
By Celia Breslin
Genre: Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Champagne Books
Date of Publication: October 7, 2013
ISBN: 978-1-77155-049-9
Number of pages: 20
Word Count: 4,000
Cover Artist: Petra K.

Book Description:
This is a prequel to Haven. These events occur three months before Haven starts
Clothed in darkness and power, Jonas watches Carina from the periphery of her life. With all that he is, he secretly protects his young charge from harm. Only three months remain in the twelve-year prohibition forbidding contact with his little warrior when he fails.

Abducted from her dance club, Carina suffers a vicious attack by a newly-turned vampire. Jonas’s retribution for the lowly spawn’s code violation is swift and brutal, and merely the beginning of his vengeance. Fineas, the uninitiated newling’s maker, has committed the greater offense. And Jonas intends to make him suffer. 

I am The Executioner, the slayer, the ruthless hand of justice. Code Breakers beware.


Short Excerpt: 

“You touched her.”

Jonas’s sword whistled through the air and sliced off the cowering vampire’s hand in one clean blow. It plopped into the mud. The hatchling howled in agony. Clutching his bleeding arm to his chest, he trembled at Jonas’s feet.

“You kicked her.”

The sword sang down again, lopping off one leg just below the knee. The lifeless limb joined the other in the mud.

The vampire peon passed out.

Jonas shoved his sword into the ground and grabbed the vampire by the hair, holding him aloft with ease. He summoned his power and pushed it into the wounded man, forcing him back to consciousness.

Awakened once again, the vampire screamed, eyes wide with horror.

Jonas bared his fangs. “You bit her.”

He plunged them into the weakling’s neck. He tore a flap of flesh from the front then spat it onto the growing pile of body parts at his feet.

“No more.” With one practiced twist, he wrenched the vampire’s head from his body.

The headless corpse crumpled to the ground. Jonas tossed the head onto the bloody heap, collected his sword and stalked into the night.


Buy Links:

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About The Author:
Celia lives in California with her husband, daughter, and two feisty cats. She writes urban fantasy and paranormal romance, and has a particular fondness for vampires and the Fae. When not writing, you’ll find her exercising, reading a good book or indulging her addiction to Joss Whedon’s TV shows and movies. 


  1. This book looks amazing, can't wait to read it!

    1. Hi Blacky,
      Jonas is my favorite vampire in the Tranquilli Bloodline series. I hope you enjoy his story. :)

  2. Looks like a very interesting book, I will definitely add to my TBR list. Thanks for the giveaway opportunity!

    1. Hi Denise,
      Thank you for adding Jonas to your TBR!

  3. HI Sue,
    Thank you for hosting Jonas on you blog!

  4. This book sounds good. Love the cover. Thanks for having the giveaway.

    1. Hi Anita,
      I love the cover, too! Glad the designer included the Golden Gate Bridge as my vampire world is set there. Haven has an awesome cover, too. The girl on the cover looks like Carina!

  5. Thanks for sharing the short excerpt and the giveaway. Sounds like a great prequel. evamillien at gmail dot com

    1. Thanks, Eva. Jonas is my favorite vamp in the series. :)

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    1. Thanks for visiting Jonas's tour, Leslie!

  7. This sounds like a great series & book.

  8. I loved the description and excerpt. the books is going on my TRL