We met author Kim Culpepper on the wonderful world of Twitter, but shortly after we started reading her writing and she even contributed to some of our writing showcases, like the Dark Carnival! We love Kim and think she’s amazing, which is why Pen & Muse was super thrilled when Kim hired us to run a blog tour for The Blood Talisman, an urban fantasy that came out this year.
We’re kicking off the tour today with a sweet exclusive excerpt, a little about the book, and where you can find it. Check it out!
The Blood Talisman
by Kim Culpepper
Book Genre: Urban Fantasy
Book release date: 05/21/2014
The Blood Talisman book blurb:
Alex Jacobs gets bitten by a werewolf, and that’s only the beginning of his problems. When his wife is kidnapped and turned into someone he doesn’t recognize anymore, he not only struggles with letting her go but, also with saving her life.
Selene is a powerful witch that not only teaches Alex the ways of the wolf but, also teaches him about restraint and purpose. Her shy innocence quickly attracts him to her and he struggles with being torn between two women. Their feelings for each other are constantly put to the test as a battle for the blood talisman, the key to immortality, is fought for power to some and a way to live forever for others. It is quickly learned that immortality comes at a price to all of humanity.
The Blood Talisman Exclusive Excerpt
Ember grabbed Alex by the neck, lifting him off his feet. The bones within him started to break and his blood scorched angrily through him. She threw him down just as he finished changing into the wolf. He could smell the blood from the man lying on the floor, hear his heart slowly beating. He was very near death. Ember stood back and watched in enjoyment as he devoured the attendant.
About Kim Culpepper
Kim Culpepper is a horror lover! She is the author of The Blood Talisman, several short stories, and also runs Dark Child Create, a company the designs custom book covers. Her work has been published in Sanitarium Magazine, The Opening Line Literary Zine, and more.
Kim is a native of Colombus, Mississippi where she lives with her wonderful husband, two beautiful kids, and two mischievous cats. Most of her writing is based in the south because she enjoys writing characters with accents and the South has plenty of people to inspire that.
Kim on Twitter: https://twitter.com/kculpepper1
Kim’s Blog: http://www.kjculpepper.net/
Kim on Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7957042.Kim_Culpepper
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