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Monday, April 12, 2021

Interview - Release Day Blitz Leviathan by Sky Purington #TimeTravel #DragonShifter #Romance

- What is your “day” job if you are not a full-time author?

I’m a full-time author.

- If you wrote a book about your life what would the title be?

Never a dull moment!

- What is the hardest thing about being an author?

On occasion, forcing myself to work when I’d rather veg and catch up on my latest Netflix favs.

- What is the best thing about being an author?

‘Meeting’ new characters and making readers happy. 

- Have you ever been star-struck by meeting one of your favorite authors? If so who was it? 

Not really. If anyone, it would be Lisa Kleypas.

- What book changed your life?

The Secret

- What were your some of your favorite books growing up?

Jonathan Livingston Seagull and Call of the Wild

- What books are currently in your to-be-read pile?

Unfortunately, I’m on so many deadlines, none at the moment. Soon, though, I hope!

- Which do you prefer ebooks, print, or audiobooks?

Ebooks and print.

- If you could live inside the world of a book or series which world would it be and why?

Honestly? My own MacLomain and Viking Ancestors’ worlds. After spending over 13 years and 47 books with my various characters, I’d love to finally ‘meet’ them in person and see firsthand the worlds they’ve ‘shown’ me over the years. 

The old colonial in New Hampshire that’s been a staple for medieval travelers to Scotland. The million-dollar chalet in Winter Harbor, Maine that’s been the hub for those traveling back to ancient Scandinavia. Then, of course, my Viking fortress in medieval Norway, my dragon-shifters’ infamous lair, and let’s not forget MacLomain, Hamilton, and MacLeod Castles in medieval Scotland. 

Lots to keep me busy. ;-)

Viking Ancestors: Forged in Fire 
Book One
Sky Purington

Genre: Time Travel Dragon Shifter Romance
Date of Publication: April 12, 2021
Number of pages: 210
Word Count: 70K
Cover Artist: Tara West

Tagline: An explosive enemies-to-lovers tale teeming with wicked secrets and fiery passion.

Book Description: 

The only thing Destiny knows is her name, but who's complaining? She lives in a beautiful million-dollar seaside chalet without a care in the world. At least until a psychic shows up at her front door claiming Destiny's true identity is remarkable. She must remember who she is. What she's meant to do. If that isn't enough, her house isn't her own, and her fate tied to a man in the distant past. A fierce, brooding Viking who's too arrogant for his own good yet sinfully alluring.

Leviathan doesn't believe in love, so the woman he saved shouldn't be haunting his thoughts. Especially considering they barely got along. Yet now, thanks to the fire he used to keep Destiny alive, the feisty, stunning redhead is put in his path once more. Worse yet, she might be the foretold Sigdir who sparks the next Great War. That means she must die by his blade once and for all.

Will Leviathan be able to sacrifice Destiny to save everyone? Or is it already too late, and she's found her way into a heart he didn't know he had? Find out as they embark on an epic dragon shifter romance adventure across time in Viking Ancestors: Forged in Fire. 



Excerpt #3- steamiest

“Do not boast about that dagger.” He shook his head, clearly frustrated. “Not until we know more about it.” His gaze raked over her and his brows furrowed. “And never imply you have fighting skills until you actually have them. Not among the Ancients and Múspellsheimr dragons and especially not among your enemy.”

“I can fight,” she defended. “You saw that firsthand.”

“I also saw how quickly you were subdued.” His gaze narrowed, and his tone turned mildly threatening. Just enough to get his point across. “Whatever happens as we go forward, know that I’ll end you quickly if you put my people at risk.” His gaze narrowed further still. “And I’ll do it even if our dragons mate.”

“And here I thought that would be next to impossible,” she ground out. “Yet you make it sound easy enough.”

Rather than back down, she felt a familiar sense of defiance. As though she might have argued with him before in a life slowly but surely coming back to her.

 Unafraid of him, or death for that matter, she grabbed his wrist and slammed the hilt of Loki’s dagger, as she called it, into his open palm. “Do it then,” she taunted, coming as nose to nose with him as she was capable of at her height. “Finish it now because I won’t be threatened, and I sure as hell won’t be brought to heel.”

“Are you sure, little dragon?” he replied softly. Too softly. His pupils flared. “Because I think you will be,” he taunted, switching gears, “and it won’t be by my blade.”

Changing his game, coming at her in a way that weakened her defenses, the corner of his mouth curled up ever-so-slightly, and he took the dagger. Slow, like a lion stalking its prey, he slid the blade back into its sheath, wrapped his hand into her hair, and walked her back until she hit the wall. 

“This is what you want, is it not?” He came close, so close she could feel his heat. The burn of his rock-hard shaft against her belly. “Not death, not yet, but…”

Her dragon melted, liquefied, drowned in his gaze, temped beyond reason, but her human half wasn’t ready for him to have his way quite yet. To give him all the control. Because she would eventually. She’d relinquish every last bit when the time was right.

Until then, she’d hold her ground.

So she came up hard and swift with her knee. He chuckled and deflected before he had her against the wall, her back to his front.

“I think I’ll enjoy your internal struggle,” he murmured in her ear. His hot breath fanned her neck. “You feel it, yes? How what's left of your former dominant goddess craves to submit? To revel in the freedom I can give her from all the obligations she once carried?” When he nipped her earlobe, she swore she purred. “I’ll show you just how free you can be, Destiny. Just how much you can finally let go.”

She stilled at his dangerous promise. How it made her feel. Something deep down inside thrilled at the idea. Welcomed it where she never could before. She wanted to lose herself in the escape he offered. The wicked, sinful delights she’d never indulged in.

When his hand inched along her thigh toward the throbbing flesh between her legs, she nearly gave in. Let him show her what it could be like. Would be like. Because he was fully capable. Eager. Designed to pleasure her. Make her scream. Dominate her until she lost all sense of the mental weight she’d carried.

But not yet.

Not until they figured out how to save his people.

About the Author:

Sky Purington is the bestselling author of over fifty novels and novellas. A New Englander born and bred who recently moved to Virginia, Purington married her hero, has an amazing son who inspires her daily and two ultra-lovable husky shepherd mixes. Passionate for variety, Sky's vivid imagination spans several romance genres, including historical, time travel, paranormal, fantasy and erotica. Expect steamy stories teeming with protective alpha heroes and strong-minded heroines.

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Sky said...

Thanks so much for the feature! :-)