Lust After Death by Daisy Harris – Promo/Review/Giveaway

Daisy will be awarding a $20 gift certificate to Amazon or Barnes & Noble and a Walking Dead T-Shirt to a randomly drawn commenter during the tour (US & Canada Only).  Good Luck. 

BLURB:

In the Pacific Northwest, where life hurries to keep pace with technology, a re-animated bride named Josie struggles to escape her creator and to find her identity in the half-erased circuitry of her mind and body.

Assassin Bane Connor just wants to get the girl to the Zombie Underground and receive his payoff-a mental reset that will erase his memories as well as his guilt. But an attack by a rival faction derails his rescue, and the wide-eyed female whose circuitry requires a husband tears at his hardened heart and ignites desire like he’s never known.

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 Excerpt One:

She peered down at her wet fingers, confusion etched on her angelic face, and then she gave her digit a tentative lick. Eyes wide with surprise, the girl fed her finger farther into the bow of her mouth.

Ho-ly shit! His body sprung to attention, his nerve endings strung taut as a bow.

Feeling like a peeping tom, Bane looked away from the window, assessing the pebbles below his crates and a nearby bank of leaves and weeds he could land on quietly. Then he gave a last glance through the window and noticed her hand caressing the water’s surface.

A fascinated smile played at her lips. Damn, she was beautiful, and not in some fake plastic surgery and programming way. She was fresh, shiny, new—like she held the keys to paradise.

Fuck, he was drunk. The crates wobbled underneath him and Bane let go of the windowsill with one hand, readying to jump. Really, he was leaving.

Her ivory hand slid up her hospital gown and tugged at the tie. The blue-striped, papery material sank from her shoulders to the floor, revealing a pale, slender body that seemed to shimmer under the bright bathroom lights.

Bane bit his bottom lip to stop from groaning out loud. His hips bucked forward of their own accord. The crates tilted to the side and he grabbed at the windowsill’s metal edging to right himself. His arms supported his weight and he trapped the top crate between his legs and pulled the pile back under his body, desperate for one more look. By the time he righted himself, the girl had turned her back on him to step into the tub.

If he’d thought the front of her was nice… Her back was long and delicate, her ass spectacular. Goose bumps rose on her skin and he could almost imagine the feel of them under his fingertips. The girl must have wondered about the water’s temperature, because she bent forward at the hips to test it.

His right hand dropped to cup the bulge in his pants. He was a douche and a pervert. And he would jack off to this image for the rest of his undead life. Which, now that he thought about it, would only be a few more days.

Review:

I will admit that the main reason I chose to read this book was because my 7-year-old son is in love with Zombies.  Yes, zombies.  Me, not so much.  I think they are gross and no, I don’t watch any of the popular shows that feature them on television right now.  That said, Ms. Harris has warmed me up to the idea of reading more of the genre.

Who knew that an assassin on a mission to bring a woman to the land of the Zombies to be reprogrammed would be so sexy and hot.  Bane was the ultimate bad ass in his job.  All he had to do was bring Josie to the underground and his debt would be paid.  Little did he realize that he would lose his heart to the sweet, innocent Josie.

Josie was hilarious to me in the sense of her finding out about the things around her.  She is innocent and sweet.  The relationship that she has with Bane is tender, sexy and at times sigh worthy.  At times, her delicate nature sorta got on my nerves but it was necessary for their relationship to build and grow.

The dialogue and setting were top-notch.  Again, I don’t read books that have Zombies in them or anything remotely resembling sci/fi/fantasy or out of the box paranormal but I truly did like Lust After Death.  Ms. Harris wrote this book in a way that even this reader/review could understand the genre and rush out to buy Studenstein.  🙂  Great job Daisy and thank you.

 

 

AUTHOR Bio and Links: 

 

Birkenstock-wearing glamour girl and mother of two by immaculate conception, Daisy Harris still isn’t sure if she writes erotica. Her romances start out innocently enough. However, her characters behave like complete sluts. Much to Miss Harris’s dismay the sex tends to get completely out of hand.

 

She writes about fantastical creatures and about young men getting their freak on, and she’s never missed an episode of The Walking Dead.

 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/thedaisyharris

 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Daisy-Harris/185042351535537

 

Website: www.thedaisyharris.com

 

Ellora’s Cave buy link: http://www.jasminejade.com/p-9442-lust-after-death.aspx

 

Amazon buy link: http://www.amazon.com/Lust-After-Death-ebook/dp/B005E8AMCY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1351866737&sr=8-1&keywords=lust+after+death+harris

 

Barnes and Noble buy link: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/lust-after-death-daisy-harris/1104299378

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8 Responses to Lust After Death by Daisy Harris – Promo/Review/Giveaway

  1. Joy F says:

    Thanks for the tour, books look great.

  2. bn100 says:

    Nice excerpt.

    bn100candg(at)hotmail(dot)com

  3. Catherine says:

    Cool blog, Harlie, and a great review.

  4. Thanks for the giveaway. I would love to read this book. Sounds really good.

  5. Jess1 says:

    I’v read a couple of stories which had zombies, but not ones focused on the gore or horror. This one sounds like more my style.

  6. Great post. Loved the excerpts. I have read one of Daisy’s books and loved it. This looks like another great read. Thanks for the chance to win.

  7. Maria D. says:

    Good review – I’ll admit I’m not a fan of zombies but I might give this one a try

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