Waiting on Wednesday: Blood Rose by Riley Shane

Tuesday, November 22, 2011


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine which spotlights eagerly anticipated upcoming releases!

I always look forward to Riley Shane's new books, but this one in particular captured my interest. I love paranormal romance, particularly when the books have dark characters.

Blood Rose Cover Title: Blood Rose
Series: Realm of Nine, Book 1
Author: Riley Shane
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Loose Id
Release Date: November 29, 2011

Book Description (from Riley Shane's website):

To save his people, a half-mad prince must enlist the aid of a woman who has no reason to help him...and who he has every reason to desire.

At sixteen, Rose Carrison lost both her parents and her freedom. Since her father’s death, Rose has had to pick up the mantle of her family’s legacy and guard an object of incredible power, one the monsters who murdered her parents would kill to get their hands on. After ten years on the run, Rose’s luck finally runs out. A fate worse than death threatens to consume her. Then, out of the darkness, comes the most unlikely of rescuers...

Grayson van Court is a man skating on the edge of damnation. He’s a revenant: a powerful, blood-drinking, returned-from-the-dead, magical creature that no other magical species wants anything to do with. For centuries, Gray has bargained and fought for the revenants’ right to survive, but his efforts are hampered by his sociopathic mother and the madness that permeates his own soul. When Gray rescues Rose from his mother’s machinations, his intention is only to stop the attacks against his people that would surely come if Rose were harmed. But then he sees her, and everything changes. Two people who should never have met soon find themselves fighting side by side for the chance at a love that could prove to be their salvation.

14 comments:

Sarah Brown said...

Oooh haven't heard of this before, but I'll definatey be checking it out, thanks for visiting

Carina Olsen said...

Haven't heard of this book before, but seems interesting :) great pick!
Love, Carina

thetravelingreader said...

I'm just starting to get into paranormal reads and so far I'm liking everything I've read. I think I will like this, too. Nice pick, Kat, and thanks for reading my WoW post this week. You have a great blog! :)

Samual said...

lesThis book sounds very interesting! I haven't heard of it before. Great choice! Thank you for sharing!

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Sounds fascinating! Thanks for sharing...here's MY WOW POST and
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Jaiden said...

Hahaha I love how we picked the same title (different book) lol Thanks for stopping by! :D
~Jaiden

Books4Juliet said...

Looks hot. Haven't read any books from the author. hope it's good as good as the cover and the title =)

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April @Books4Juliet

SQT said...

This sounds good!

Nikki said...

Wow, very intriguing! Great pick. I haven't heard of it before but definitely want to read it. Thanks for the suggestion and for stopping by my blog!

Andrea @The Bookish Babes said...

Awesome pick! I hope you enjoy it. Thanks for sharing & for stopping by The Bookish Babes!

Van Pham said...

Oh this one sounds goood!! Great pick, thanks for bringing it to our attention. :)


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Caitlin said...

I've never heard of the author.. I'll have to check her out!

Maria said...

Looks pretty good! Thnaks for stopping by! :)

Petra @ Safari Poet said...

I've never heard of this before. Thanks for sharing!

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