Combo Release for The #DragonQueen Series #asmsg #ian1 #kindleunlimited #urbanfantasy

Hello all!

SILENT SCREAMS and SHADOWS & DUST are the first 2 novels of the Dragon Queen series. These 2 novels are also the first additions to the special combo collection for the Dragon Queen series.

Yey!

Right now, it’s available for pre-order exclusively on Amazon for only $2.99. This is a limited time offer, my friends. 😉 Don’t miss out on this great deal!

If you are a Kindle Unlimited member, you will be able to read it for FREE when it releases on October 3rd. It’s my gift to the readers for giving me a reason to continue writing this series.

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Silent Screams (Book 1 ~ the Dragon Queen Series)

Sink your fangs into this edgy tale, consumed with dark romance, blood lust and creatures that lurk in the night. silentscreams_fbcover2

“The mysteries of the world have been hidden from you all your life. I beseech you to stay, so that I may give you but a taste of the truth you seek.” ~ Demetri Bithanos

SilentScreams2R&B sensation, Sharayna “Rayne” Piers, lives her life dedicated to her music. On stage and in the studio, she pours her heart and soul into the lyrics of her songs, hoping to deliver a piece of herself to the listeners. But ever since her twentieth birthday, her seemingly normal life has taken a turn to the dark side.

Piercing screams and horrendous acts of murder seizes her mind, haunting her night and day. Women similar to her in age are vanishing all over the world without a trace. It leaves Rayne wondering if the rash of disappearances is connected to her visions.

Soon, she will discover the world she was raised in is just a cover for what really hides in the shadows, and that her life as a human is a deception to mankind, a guise to conceal her true nature. Will she shun the darkness that has befallen her or step up to the throne and become what she was created to be? YN_logo_WhiteShadows & Dust (Book 1.5 ~ the Dragon Queen Series)

Unveil a world filled with monstrous shadows and whispering darkness. ShadowsDust_fbcover

“Things are so different now. Clouds of demons are shrouding the world. I missed the good ole’ days, when a little silver and holy water got the job done.” ~ HavocShadowsnDust2

When darkness falls, Vampire Huntress Joan “Havoc” Dawson and her team gears up and steps out to meet the evil as it threatens to spill onto the streets of mankind.

On the second anniversary of her sister’s death, Havoc finds herself lured into a rundown neighborhood by an unknown entity. She stumbles upon a dark secret, one that’s guaranteed to claim many innocent lives.

But in order to destroy the creature behind the madness, Havoc may have to surrender her soul to the darkness.

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**WARNING: This series is not suitable for the faint of heart, prudes or those easily bothered by strong and vulgar language, urban dialect, demon and vampire seduction, kickass female characters, sword-wielding bad asses, super-hot shifters, dark smutty sex and extreme violence.**

Consider yourself warned. 🙂

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Sexy Character Drawing; #DragonQueen Series! @KiaPeya #EroticArt #ParanormalRomance

Happy Hump Day, folks!

Today, I would like to showcase a drawing from my one of my favorite artists, who happens to be my good friend, Takeia Marie. This is a drawing of Rayne and Demetri from The Dragon Queen Series.

I have to say I absolutely love this drawing!

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Takeia was already incredibly talented when I met her, but during the years I’ve known her, I have watched her skills grow at an amazing rate. In this drawing, she has managed to embody Demetri’s dark beauty and strength, as well as Rayne’s powerful curves, and hidden wickedness. This drawing also displays their unrelenting passion for each other, which screams from the pages of the book.

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SilentScreams2ScarletMoon2Demetri wrapped his arms around her, palmed a breast and swayed his hips to her sultry rhythm. As her rapid heartbeat set pace with his, her body stuttered against his joined sensual assault. His aching shaft pulsated intensely between her thighs. Harsh growls rumbled within his chest as her skillful fingers and fiery sex massaged him toward eruption.

The need to bite her grew unbearable, especially while she was baring her throat to him. He raked a fang across her jugular, caressing her mind with the images of him sinking his incisors deep into her flesh and thrusting his hardened cock into her hot wet pussy.

Ooo sexy!

After Takeia completed this drawing, my boy, the color master, Kyle Chaney came along and made a drawing that was already stunning even lovelier. I know. It’s difficult to look away from. I’ve been staring at it for the last 15 minutes. 😉 Fiyah!

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Kyle and Takeia are wonderful souls and great inspirations in my life. I love them both dearly and I honestly can’t imagine my life without them. I would like to thank them both for sharing their talents with me! I look forward to working with them again on the Dragon Queen project.

Excerpt from Scarlet Moon #InterracialRomance #VampireRomance #UrbanFantasy #ian1 #ASMSG

I have quite a few big things happening in the next couple of months so I’m on the grind times 2. ^_^ Scarlet Moon Book 2 of the Dragon Queen Series is finally in print and it is gorgeous ya’ll!

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I have a few autographed copies that are on their way to readers at this very moment. Thank you to the giveaway winners who have been so patient with me. I had no idea moving would throw my whole schedule out of whack. Nevertheless… Slowly but surely I’m getting back into the groove.

I’m on it, people! 😉

Now for your reading pleasure, an excerpt from Scarlet Moon.

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Print Cover for SCARLET MOON #VampireRomance #IAN1 #ASMSG #DragonQueen

Finally, Scarlet Moon Book 2 of the Dragon Queen Series is in print. I have a proof copy on the way then I can send it out to the winners of past contest. Our move to our new house in combination with unforeseen events threw a big monkey wrench in my plans to get this out. I’m happy it’s finally done. Thank you so much for your patience.

In the near future, I’ll be selling autographed print copies of all my books from this site, including Dragon Queen Series merchandise and jewelry.

Stay tuned!

In the meantime, here’s a sneak peek of the print cover for the gritty paranormal romance, Scarlet Moon. I think it’s purdey. ^_^

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Transparent Soul ~ Rayne’s Song #Poetry #DarkRomance #ASMSG #IAN1 #Vampires #DragonQueen

Cheers of excitement followed Rayne backstage. She grabbed the towel offered to her and mopped up the sweat at the nape of her neck and shoulders.

This had to be the hardest performance of her career. This time it wasn’t the horrid visions that had her on the verge of a mental and physical breakdown. It wasn’t the voices of the murdered souls either. Blood. It was the scent of human blood all around her.

Somehow, she managed to deliver a show worthy of a roaring applause and a standing ovation. Little did they know, her fangs burned her gums, her body throbbed viciously and her head spun out of control. Even with all of that going on, she danced with extra passion, sung her heart out, and hopefully gave her fans a performance to remember.

Transparent. The words of the song still lingered on her mind.

The bass and electric guitar fell in tune with her piano solo, as did the rest of the band. The groove shook her to the core. The memory of the performance and the words she sung stirred her emotions. She wiped away tears. She’d delivered this song on the whim, without practice, without warning her band, or the show coordinator, something she’d never done at a live concert. Her band came through though.

As an encore, Transparent was her melodious message to her demon-vamp lover. Her heart, her soul, she poured everything into the concluding song. Even though her link with Demetri remained severed, she could only hope he heard every word.

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CLICK HERE OR THE IMAGE ABOVE TO SINK YOUR FANGS INTO THE DRAGON QUEEN SERIES

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The Author Spotlight is on ME! Interviewed by @JadeKerrion #ASMSG #DEC #IAN1 #IndieAuthors

The very talented Jade Kerrion interviewed me earlier this year, and I must say I enjoyed every bit of it. We touched a little on my writing process, the Dragon Queen Series, and the ups and downs of my career.

“When I started writing, my goal was to answer the reader’s call, to make characters relatable to people from different backgrounds. I’d like to believe I achieved that in the Dragon Queen series.”

Click the link to check out my interview with jade Kerrion: http://www.jadekerrion.com/2013/12/16/author-spotlight-on-yvonne-nicolas-author-of-scarlet-moon/

There’s still time to enter the Winter Giveaway! The contest is over on Friday, December 20th when SHIFTING DARKNESS, the 4th installment of the Dragon Queen Series releases. Don’t miss out on your chance to win!

Click the link for details on the giveaway:

http://blog.yvonnenicolas.com/2013/12/13/winter-giveaway-win-new-release-and-amazon-gift-card-asmsg-dec-vampires-paranormalromance/

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Winter Giveaway! Win New Release and Amazon Gift Card! #ASMSG #DEC #Vampires #ParanormalRomance

Happy Friday the 13th, people!

Today is the start of my Winter Giveaway! Yeeyyy!

I’m doing this Winter Giveaway to celebrate the release of the paranormal romance novel, SHIFTING DARKNESS, Book 2.5 — due to release December 20th 2013!

This is how it works. I’m going to post 5 questions pertaining to the Dragon Queen Series. The first 3 people to drop the correct answers in my FB inbox wins!

Before I post the questions, check out the goodies that could be yours.

The 1st person to answer correctly will win:

The 2nd person to answer correctly will win:

The 3rd person to answer correctly will win:

Now, let’s get this party started!

**If you know the answers to the questions, don’t post them here, drop a message into my FB fan page inbox and I will reply to let you know I received it. https://www.facebook.com/yvonnenicolasfanpage

  1. Where was Sharayna “Rayne” Piers born?

  2. What’s the name of Demetri’s sword?

  3. Demetri’s brother, Maurisio, is the head alpha of the Chalvaiz clan, which consists of many different animal shifters. What animal does he shift into?

  4. What are humans with supernatural abilities called?

  5. In Scarlet Moon, what are the names of the two priestesses who are appointed to follow the half-bred wizard, Vincent?

Now if you can’t answer them all, that’s okay, give a go anyway. I may take 4 out of 5. 😉 I will name the winners on Friday, December 20th.

Good luck!

THE DRAGON QUEEN SERIES

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SHIFTING DARKNESS Available on December 20th 2013

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SILENT SCREAMS is nominated for the 2013 Book of the Year over at the Talent Cave Reviews! To say that I’m elated and honored is an understatement. 😀 If you haven’t voted yet, there’s still time! http://thetalentcavereviews.weebly.com/