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Caridad Pineiro | A series REBORN

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Years ago when I decided to write the first book in THE CALLING/REBORN Vampire Novel series, most of my friends thought I'd gone off the deep end.  Vampires?  You?  Are you crazy?  Who wants to read vampire stories?

At the time I had been writing contemporary romances, intense, emotional, and sexy stories where boy meets girl, boy loses girl, boy and girl get back together.  Don't get me wrong, I love those kinds of stories and am working on a new contemporary romance series.

Even though I loved those stories, a dark part inside of me said, What if boy met girl and it was mission impossible?  Or what if "Love you forever" really meant "forever" as in "eternally yours?"

That darkness was the inspiration for the first book in the series - DARKNESS CALLS.  Apt title although it wasn't my original one.  You'll get to see that title and others - BORN TO SERVE, BORN TO LOVE, and BORN TO DIE -- when THE CALLING series relaunches as THE REBORN series in February 2013 with Entangled Publishing.

In DARKNESS CALLS, kick-ass FBI Agent Diana Reyes faces the challenge of the sexy, Southern vampire gentleman, Ryder Latimer.  It was a happily-ever-for now since I think we all knew - the editors, readers, and little ol' me - that Ryder and Diana's story didn't end with that first book.  Nor did it end with DEATH CALLS a few years later.  In BORN TO SERVE, you'll see Diana and Ryder's story continue as they reach for that happily-ever-after.

Speaking of DEATH CALLS, I introduced two new characters to the world of THE CALLING/REBORN in that book:  Stacia, a two-thousand year old vampiress and DEA Agent Alex Garcia.

I loved both of them because of how different they were and how complex.

Alex was honorable, by the book and determined to stop a terrorist plot, even it killed him (which it almost did.)

Stacia was just so outrageous in every way you can imagine.  Stacia was so desperate for love, she chased after both Diana and Ryder with equal fervor, determined to try and end the boredom of her eternal existence.

Finding a happily-ever-after didn't happen in DEATH CALLS for Stacia.  It didn't happen either in the free read DESIRE CALLS which you can find at www.rebornvampirenovels.com.

But in KISSED BY A VAMPIRE, my October Nocturne release, Stacia finally meets a man who can end her boredom and give her something she thought impossible in her long existence:  love.  Along the way to Stacia finally beginning to believe in the impossible, we find out the harsh world that shaped Stacia and come to love her for being a survivor and for being willing to help others even if it may mean the end of her eternal existence.

KISSED BY A VAMPIRE is a sexy, emotional and touching story as Stacia and Alex try to make sense of what has brought them together and what threatens to keep them apart.  I hope you will check it out for yourself.

COMPLETE
CALLS COLLECTION INCLUDES DESIRE CALLS
Complete Calls Collection includes DESIRE CALLS
Calling / Reborn
#0.0
October 2007

DARKNESS CALLS
Darkness Calls
Calling / Reborn
#1.0
March 2004

DANGER
CALLS
Danger Calls
Calling / Reborn
#2.0
June 2005

TEMPTATION CALLS
Temptation Calls
Calling / Reborn
#3.0
October 2005

DEATH
CALLS
Death Calls
Calling / Reborn
#4.0
December 2006

DEVOTION CALLS
Devotion Calls
Calling / Reborn
#5.0
January 2007

BLOOD
CALLS
Blood Calls
Calling / Reborn
#6.0
May 2007

HOLIDAY WITH A VAMPIRE
Holiday With A Vampire
Calling / Reborn
#6.5
December 2007

FURY
CALLS
Fury Calls
Calling / Reborn
#7.0
March 2009

HONOR
CALLS
Honor Calls
Calling / Reborn
#8.0
February 2009

AWAKENING THE BEAST
Awakening The Beast
Calling / Reborn
#8.5
October 2009

KISSED BY A VAMPIRE
Kissed By A Vampire
Calling / Reborn
#9.0
October 2012

Thank you Fresh Fiction for sharing your blog with me!

THE CALLING/REBORN series is a unique mix of suspense and paranormal stories.  Do you like that kind of mix or do you prefer something different?

Leave a comment for a chance to win a copy of my e-novella NOCTURNAL WHISPERS and a KISSED BY THE VAMPIRE t-shirt.

 

 

Comments

43 comments posted.

Re: Caridad Pineiro | A series REBORN

i looks great
(Kent Cook 12:23pm October 28, 2012)

I love that mix.
(Roxana Perez 1:10pm October 28, 2012)

Both books sound fun! Thanks for the chance to win a prize.
(Monica Vargo 1:17pm October 28, 2012)

Suspense and paranormal go well together. Mixing genres can really make a story interesting.
(Pam Howell 1:26pm October 28, 2012)

I am definitely a fan of suspense and paranormal and you do a great mix of it! Congrats on your series!
(Colleen Conklin 1:34pm October 28, 2012)

Love vampires for the most part!
(Vicki Hancock 2:19pm October 28, 2012)

I love those type of books and can't wait to read yours.
(Stacey Smith 2:40pm October 28, 2012)

This looks wonderful
(Cynthia St. Germain 2:46pm October 28, 2012)

Hi, Love your books. I hope I win as I am making a quilt of t shirt and would love to add yours.
(Debra Guyette 3:01pm October 28, 2012)

The contrast in your characters is striking. The mix looks different and good.
(Alyson Widen 4:11pm October 28, 2012)

Irresistible sounding
(Susan Jeffers 4:20pm October 28, 2012)

FANTASTIC CONTEST!!!! I WOULD LOVE TO WIN. LOVE THESE BOOKS
THEY ARE MARVELOUS!!!!
(Shelly Caggiano 5:05pm October 28, 2012)

The books sound good, I'd love to win them.
(Wilma Frana 5:31pm October 28, 2012)

I like the mix of suspense and paranormal which makes the story more interesting. This book looks great and all your covers are fantastic!
(Linda Luinstra 5:51pm October 28, 2012)

I think I've found another series to follow!
(Cheryl McEwen 7:04pm October 28, 2012)

I think mixing suspense with paranormal gives the story more depth. I can
be so interesting to anxiously wait to find out what happens. Thanks for
giving a chance to win one of your great stories.
(Ann Sheiring 7:04pm October 28, 2012)

it looks like a great read!!!
(Jennifer Beck 8:00pm October 28, 2012)

I love paranormals. I love your books. Put the two together and I've just got to
get this book!
(Sandra Spilecki 8:07pm October 28, 2012)

I love suspense so paranormal intertwined with suspense is perfect
(Danielle McDonald 9:21pm October 28, 2012)

it sure sounds like a great book and a nice cover
(Kimberly Hoefs 9:49pm October 28, 2012)

I enjoy just about any type of paranormal romance, including suspense.
(Janie McGaugh 10:18pm October 28, 2012)

It would be so wonderful to win those earlier books of The Calling. Book #1 -6 are so difficult to find in print form. I love the series.
(Kai Wong 10:38pm October 28, 2012)

I love suspense and paranormal mixed together! they are my two favorite genres..
(Martha Lawson 10:51pm October 28, 2012)

Sounds like it would be a read I would have a hard time putting down!
(Darci Paice 12:05pm October 29, 2012)

Sounds like a great read. Would love to win it.
(Linda Hall 12:23pm October 29, 2012)

Readers of paranormals will enjoy suspense mixed in too so I think the first step is to get a nervous reader convinced to try a paranormal. I don't read horror, but I do read some paranormals. If I did not enjoy them I would not continue!
(Clare O'Beara 6:46am October 29, 2012)

I enjoy a mix, particularly suspense and paranormal. In my Kindle a constantly gravitate back to the suspenseful
paranormals for re-reads.
(Beth Charette 7:03am October 29, 2012)

I think suspense and paranormal is a match made in, well, someplace-appropriate. :D
(Mary Ann Dimand 7:16am October 29, 2012)

Now this is a book I'd love to read..thanks!!
(Bonnie Capuano 7:27am October 29, 2012)

I would love to win!
(Lee Strickler 9:44am October 29, 2012)

Would love to become a new fan of yours. The books sound amazing. Thanks so much for the chance to win.
(Carey Sabala 11:04am October 29, 2012)

thank you for the chance to win one of your books.. I am new to you, but love Vampire series.. will be getting into these !!!
(Rosemary Foley 11:09am October 29, 2012)

I am an avid reader and would love the chance to read your books
(Jean Benedict 2:11pm October 29, 2012)

I want to win!!
PICK ME!! PICK ME!!
LUV VAMPIRES!!!
(Pamela Faye Howell 2:14pm October 29, 2012)

abb great contest
(Kent Cook 3:53pm October 29, 2012)

Hiya! Hiding in SC doing this blog, I see. ;-) Of course, I like
paranormal & suspense, mix 'em all you want. How does one
hide one's identity when lives as long as 2,000 yr so 'normal'
human folks won't get suspicious - btw?? Sort of remember
that from "The Highlander" movie. Don't think one can keep on
living w/ one name and addr for 2,000 yrs, not getting old w/out
your neighbours and coworkers noticing, right?
(Jk Vaid 5:44pm October 29, 2012)

I think suspense and paranormal mix is great of course I think any kind of mix especially with paranormal is great........
(Larena Hubble 7:04pm October 29, 2012)

A little suspense is always good reading for me--no matter what the genre!!!
(Barbara Studer 7:41pm October 29, 2012)

I always a read that mixes things up. I want to be caught up in what I'm reading not feeling like I may have read this before.
(Patti Paonessa 9:19pm October 29, 2012)

I love paranormal and suspense.
(Jannielu de Paz 11:23pm October 29, 2012)

I love the mix of suspense and paranormal, but also read romantic suspense and PNR. But I also like some humor in the mix too!
Thanks for the giveaway.
(Karen Prentice 1:19am October 30, 2012)

I love to read about vampires and the paranormal! Thanks for the giveaway!
(Christine Mead 6:52am October 30, 2012)

Thank you all for coming by! Sorry to be so late to the game,
but I was away and then Hurricane Sandy hit. We lost power
until this weekend and am just starting to catch up. I hope
you will enjoy KISSED BY A VAMPIRE and the future books in THE
CALLING series.
(Caridad Pineiro 10:18am November 5, 2012)

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