Immortal Ever After - Vampire Author Lynsay Sands
Immortal Ever After
Looking for a Happy Immortal Ever After?
From New York Times bestselling author Lynsay Sands comes Immortal Ever After, the eighteenth book in the bestselling Argeneau series.
Sands is a master when it comes to paranormal romance, and these vampires breathe new life into an immortal trend. An addictive combination of laugh-out-loud funny and red-hot paranormal romance that fans of Lynsay Sands have come to crave Immortal Ever After is a love story with bite! Fans who've read about Anders in previous Argeneau novels have been dying to get a peak under his sexy yet stoic outer shell-and now's their chance to see
what makes this enforcer tick!
As a rogue hunter, Anders lets his actions do the talking. Yet underneath his calm exterior, this vampire has a troubled past. He never expected to have his foundations rocked so thoroughly by any woman, but now that he's been assigned to be a mortal's bodyguard, he's beginning to realize just how serious finding your lifemate really is. Now, all Anders has to do is to convince Valerie to trust him enough to let him make her dreams come
true-and if he doesn't, he might lose his lifemate forever.
About the Author:
Lynsay Sands is the nationally bestselling author of the Argeneau/Rogue Hunter vampire series, as well as numerous historicals and anthologies. She's been writing stories since grade school and considers herself incredibly lucky to be able to make a career out of it. Her hope is that readers can get away from their everyday stress through her stories, and if there's occasional uncontrollable fits of laughter, that's just a big bonus.
Anyone who's had the good luck of sinking their teeth into Immortal Ever After will agree that the un-sung hero of the story is Roxy-Valerie's adorable and well-trained German Shepherd rescue! The romance between Anders and Valerie played out in a very interesting way, from her point of view...
Roxy's Guide to Surviving Your Owner's Imprisonment in and Subsequent Whirlwind Romance with an Immortal:
1. DON'T trust the creepy old lady next door. She WILL try to steal you.
2. DO trust the nice smelling man who helps Valerie rescue you-he knows what's up!
3. DO make sure your owner knows to turn off the security system in the strange mansion you're staying in, before she lets you out for your morning constitutional. It is so embarrassing if they forget (if you think alarms are loud-try hearing them with dog ears!).
4. And about that constitutional- DO try to plan it so your owner and her bodyguard can get some alone time together.
5. DON'T forget your training; if you're good and well behaved, a smart owner like Valerie will know something fishy is going on when you start acting funny-doggies know when some bad-vamp mojo is around the corner!
6. And finally...DO make sure that Valerie and Anders give you a nice big bone for all your hard work!
7. She rescued you-now it's your turn, so DO rescue her love life! And hey...dogs love a good happy-ever-after as much as anyone.
Praise for Lynsay Sands:
"...I am an avid Lynsay Sands fan...Rated 5 stars and can't wait to add the paperback to my collection."
-Romance Bookworm on Immortal Ever After
"...Lynsay Sands has brought to the...world a wonderful series with the Argeneau's...They are definitely fun reads with very strong characters. What I loved most about this book is that the heroine, Valerie, is definitely not the typical female...mortal character waiting for rescue from the big sexy Vampire man... As a fan of the series, I definitely thought this was a great addition to the ongoing series and would highly recommend it for a paranormal romance read."
- Toots Book Reviews on Immortal Ever After
"Immortal Ever After is a charming story of witty humor, an endearing love story with a sense of danger and passion to make a classic tale.....a romance you can sink your teeth into...A treasure of Vampire Romance not TO be denied!!!!"
-Addicted to Romance on Immortal Ever After
"A wickedly delicious romp -- inventive, sexy and fun!"
- Angela Knight, USA Today Bestselling Author on A Bite to Remember
"Take a bite into a fresh, fun vampire comedy ... read Lynsay Sands!"
- Carly Phillips, New York Times Bestselling Author
"A great romance, a nice bit of suspense and a good dose of humor make this addition to Sands' vampire series a delight...great entertainment value."
- Romantic Times on Hungry for You
"Her trademark humor and genuine characters...keep her series fresh
and her readers hooked."
-Publishers Weekly on Bite Me If You Can
"Lynsay Sands writes books that keep readers coming back for more."
- Katie MacAlister, USA Today Bestselling Author on Under a Vampire Moon
All About the Argeneaus
with Lynsay Sands:
Q) You write the popular Argeneau vampire series, but you also write
historical romance novels. What is it like switching from vampires to
corsets? Do you prepare, or approach the writing differently?
A) Hmm... no. My style of writing is the same regardless of the genre I'm
doing. The only issue is that characters have to come to me when they want
to be written about so if I'm supposed to write a historical but an Argeneau
keeps appearing well then the Argeneau might be sent in first.
Q) Vampires have been a mesmerizing subject since the eighteenth century.
Why do you think readers love them so much? When did you first decide to
write about vampires?
A) What you have with a vampire is someone who is really old with all the
experience that comes with that, but who looks young. So you have a
mysterious, sexy, smart guy who's seen and done a lot, met probably
thousands of women over the ages and yet (at least in the Argeneaus' case)
chooses one woman to be his lifemate. She's got to feel special with a guy
like that, don't you think? And don't we all want to feel special?
I never had any intention of writing vampires. I never even read them
before starting the series. The inspiration came from a writer friend.
She, myself and another friend (who does write a very popular dark series of
vampires) were chatting via instant messenger and she suggested that the
three of us do a Halloween anthology of vampires. She would do her own
version, the other friend could do one of her dark stories, and I could
write a light funny vamp story. I laughed and said, "If I did something
like that you know my vamp would have to faint at the sight of blood or
something." We all laughed and I tossed out a couple more ideas before we
changed the subject. We never did that anthology, but those ideas stuck in
my head until I finally just had to write the story.
Q) Your vampires are not the typical sinister undead characters. Can you tell us how and why you came up with the idea of the nanos and Atlantis?
A) Well, quite simply, I couldn't do the dead soulless version as a hero. I needed a different source for my vampires to be able to write them with any sort of believability, so had to come up with an alternate source. Necessity is the mother of invention and all that. I looked around at what was possible and nanos that used blood as a propellant and to perform the necessary repairs to the body seemed the most viable answer. But I wanted my vamps older and that's where Atlantis came into play since it's legendary for being advanced technologically. I combined it all and then added that when Atlantis fell, the nanos evolved their hosts to have fangs and be
stronger and faster to be better predators and get the extra blood they needed (nanos use more blood than a mortal body can produce to do their
work.) It all just kind of came together for me.
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