Please make welcome my dear friend and Rose sister (The Wild Rose Press), Karilyn Bentley! We are celebrating her new release, Devil Take Me, A Demon Huntress Novel, Book 4. This is a phenomenal series, and I'm looking forward to delving back into the world Karilyn has created.
The Tavern is serving Dragon Ale and a killer Beef Chili, so pull up a chair and let's chat with Karilyn...
MM: Welcome, Karilyn! I'm thrilled you could join us today. Congratulations on your new release. Describe a typical writing day. Are you a morning, afternoon, or night-owl writer?
KB: I work the day job until around mid-afternoon, run around doing house stuff, take the dogs for a walk (weather permitting), and then settle down to write. I'm definitely not a night-owl, I like my sleep too much!
MM: I totally understand. I turn into a pumpkin after 6pm. Can you tell us about your current work-in-progress?
KB: I'd love to! I've just finished the 5th and final book in the Demon Huntress series. It's out to my beta readers. Now I just need to come up with a title.
MM: Woot! Fantastic news! What inspires you when you’re writing?
KB: Trying to tell the best story possible and attract new readers.
MM: And you do a fabulous job, too. What’s your favorite item on your writing desk?
KB: A solar activated bobblehead Yoyo (of Hoops & Yoyo fame) with the saying, "I'm in my worry-free zone." A former coworker at the day job gave it to me one year for my birthday.
(Check out Hoops and Yoyo at Hallmark here: CLICK HERE!)
MM: Sounds perfect. Now for the fun questions. Do you prefer...
Champagne or Beer? Beer
Southern drawl or Scottish burr? Scottish burr
Kilt or Leather pants? Kilt
First romance you read? I'm sure there were some when I was a teenager, but the first one I remember was Kiss of the Night by Sherrilyn Kenyon.
Print book or e-reader? Both! Each has their advantages and disadvantages. Lately I've been reading more on my Kindle.
Thanks so much for visiting, Karilyn. I'm wishing you all the best with Devil Take Me!
Blurb for DEVIL TAKE ME ~
A demon attack…
Reeling from a personal tragedy and abandoned by all she loves, the world's newest demon huntress, Gin Crawford, sinks into a deep despair. She’s forced back to reality by news of a large number of people committing suicide, all on the same night. Suspecting demon involvement, Gin must work with her sexy but estranged mentor Aidan Smythe to track who, or what, is behind the deaths.
Leads to a new discovery…
As they come closer to finding the culprit, they realize their employer, the Agency, is hiding its own secret, one which threatens Gin's very existence. New discoveries reveal that even those dedicated to eradicating evil can be bought. Can Gin and Smythe forgive each other and work together or will they fall under the demon's thrall?
Excerpt from DEVIL TAKE ME ~
A vision of an auburn-haired man dressed in dark trousers and a gray button-down, appears in my head. He sits on my closed toilet lid, watching me sleep in the full tub, watching as my head slides closer to the waterline.
It must be a dream. How else can I be asleep and still see the bathroom, my sleeping self and the man? A dream. Only a dream. His voice is nothing more than my imaginings.
And yet I feel the need to answer. To deny his words.
I’m not listening to you. I make an effort to rebuke the voice, refusing to take what it offers, refusing to admit its enticing pull.
Oh, but you are. He leans forward, resting his elbows on his knees, his gaze firmly affixed to my face. You contemplate my words. You seek the rest only I can give.
Yeah, right. Not buying it, buster. Although I’m starting to want what he offers. I’ll never admit it to Mystery Man. What can a figment of my imagination really do?
I am not a figment. He smiles, his lips pulling away from straight, white teeth.
Despite the warm water, a chill runs down my spine. He holds out his hand.
Come. Take my hand. Rest. Leave your problems behind.
More about the author ~
Karilyn Bentley's love of reading stories and preference of sitting in front of a computer at home instead of in a cube, drove her to pen her own works, blending fantasy and romance mixed with a touch of funny.
Her paranormal romance novella, Werewolves in London, placed in the Got Wolf contest and started her writing career as an author of sexy heroes and lush fantasy worlds.
Karilyn lives in Colorado with her own hunky hero, a crazy dog nicknamed The Kraken, a silly not-quite-a-puppy, and a handful of colorful saltwater fish.
Where you can find Karilyn ~