Rise By Moonlight Book Blog Tour ~ Blog Post by Nancy Gideon

 

Today I’m hosting my good friend, paranormal romance author Nancy Gideon, who has just released the 15th book in her “By Moonlight” series, Rise By Moonlight. Nancy’s going to speak to the experience of writing such a long-lived series and how the final volume has affected her.

Thanks for hosting my RISE BY MOONLIGHT Blog Tour today, Jenna!!

As we both know, readers love a good series. They have everything you want . . . and more! Characters you can root for or despise. Plotlines that twist and turn you into knots. Emotions (the characters’ and yours!) that run the gamut from hot and bothered to broken-hearted tears. And, best of all, there’s that promise of more to follow.

Books in a series are an unapologetic tease, flirting with the readers, smashing their hopes, dashing their dreams but never, ever letting go of that promise begun in book one – that good will triumph, that the investment of time and money will be rewarded, and that even when the final page is finished . . . after that last satisfied sigh, there’s that wish that there would be just one more book . . . That final book is the big payoff. The reader expects every tease, every loose end to tie together into a seamless quilt of satisfaction, from main characters to the most minute plot thread, because that one loose end ravels the whole pattern.

I never dreamed (well, I dreamed) that ten years after seeing the first book in my “By Moonlight” series debut, I’d be creating a world that embraced 15 books! When writing RISE BY MOONLIGHT, the final installment in the series, it took two whole years to pull together a history of relationships, dreams, and fears in a farewell tour. It was like packing up to move away from best friends in your neighborhood to find a new story and new characters. But parting is sweet sorrow.

Thanks to all who’ve taken the journey with me and for those just joining in for the ride.

BOOK BLURB:
 
Max and Charlotte return for the explosive conclusion of the “By Moonlight” series . . . and the stakes have never been higher!

He’s the Promised One
A Mobster’s attack dog turned legitimate business powerhouse, Max Savoie is the reluctant leader of New Orleans’ shapeshifter clan. They’ve kept to anonymous shadows, working and living unnoticed by the human world until their new Shifter King’s past draws dangerous outsiders who threaten all.

She’s the Protector
A fiercely determined NOPD detective, Charlotte Caissie has sworn to defend her beloved city and her unborn child from both criminals and otherworldly factions at war. While standing boldly at the side of her mate/husband, secrets from the past return to shake the foundation of her beliefs.

They have a Problem
Walking a marital tightrope between opposite worlds, Max and Cee Cee’s paths place truth and trust at odds when outside threats force enemies to become allies. The time to take a stand for their family and their future is at hand. Time to rise together for the survival of all they love!

“Every delicious word on the page exhilarates with a sensuous ferocity. Hopelessly addicted.” – NYT bestselling author, Darynda Jones

Rise by Moonlight: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Kobo Books | iBooks

Nancy Gideon – Bio:
 
Nancy Gideon is the award-winning, bestselling author of 68 romances ranging from historical, regency and series contemporary suspense to paranormal, with a couple of horror screenplays tossed into the mix. She’s also published under the pen names Dana Ransom, Rosalyn West and Lauren Giddings. She recently retired after 20 years as a legal assistant and, when not at the keyboard, feeds a Netflix addiction along with all things fur, fin and fowl. For more information on the author, her books, or the “House of Terriot” and “By Moonlight” series, visit Nancy on the web.  

Nancy’s Media Links: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads | Newsletter

Nancy also wanted me to let you know that there’s a big giveaway to celebrate the release of Rise By Moonlight: A $20.00 Amazon Gift Card. Just click on this Rafflecopter link to enter!

And please leave a comment! I know Nancy would love to hear what you think about Rise By Moonlight!

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27 Responses to Rise By Moonlight Book Blog Tour ~ Blog Post by Nancy Gideon

  1. Popping in to say hello–and great post!

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  2. Ooh, I love when stories are set in New Orleans! It’s the most magical place. Also, this must be bittersweet for you, the final installment of a series.

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  3. carylkane says:

    Sounds intriguing.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Glenda M says:

    RISE BY MOONLIGHT sounds interesting! Thanks for the spotlight

    Liked by 2 people

  5. shelly peterson says:

    Sounds like a great read.

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  6. Marion says:

    Thank You for the giveaway.
    Marion

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  7. Maritza F. says:

    Sounds like a great read. Have a good tour.

    Liked by 2 people

  8. Thank you so much for participating in Nancy’s HOT DAMN BLOG TOUR, Jenna – You ROCK!!!

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  9. reneela2000 says:

    Duly noted and done.

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  10. nancygideon says:

    Thanks for hosting, Jenna, and I can’t WAIT to dig into your new book – because I love a good series, too!!

    Liked by 2 people

  11. Ed Hoornaert says:

    Sounds interesting, Nancy! Good luck with your tour.

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