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Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Dark War Chronicles Blog Tour By A.L. Kessler

A Dark War Chronicles Series
By: A.L. Kessler
Hosted By: Ashley's Addictive Book Promotions

Blog Tour October 13th - 17th

 A.L. Kessler is a paranormal romance and steampunk author 

residing in Colorado Springs. Since she was a teenager 


loved weaving stories and spinning tales. When she's not at 

the beck-and-call of the Lord and Lady of the House, two 

black cats by the names of Jynx and Sophie, training a 


puppy named Zelda, playing with her daughter, or killing 

creepers and mining all the things with her husband of 4 

years, she's either reading, participating in NaNoWriMo, or 

writing in her Blog Writing Rambles.

Published work: In the Light of the Moon (DWC #1)- Novel

The Touch of Night (DWC #0.5) Note: This short story is not required to read to understand the over all arc of the story.
In the Light of the Moon (DWC #1) Kassity's & Jaxon's Book
Dance in the Moonlight (DWC #2) Renee's & Coran's Book
On Torn Wings (DWC #3) Orion's & Dani's Book
Past Demons (DWC #4) Tegan's Book, Due out Feb 2015

In the Light of the Moon (FREE in ebook)

A shifter with no control...

As a panther shifter stripped of her control Kassity has no choice but to be a killer for Lucius. Obeying the vampire was simply her way of life. Until Jaxon comes to town, bring trouble with him. When she recognizes Jaxon as her fated mate, Kassity must deal with betrayal, secrets and Lucius in order to be with him.

A war rages on...

Jaxon must decide who he is fighting for and against. What started as a simple job turns into a complicated game of hearts when he meets Kassity, the woman he thought he was rescuing.

But not everything is as it seems in Lucius' territory...


 Footsteps echoed behind her, she spun in time to see a blur fly towards her and knock her to the ground. Air rushed from her lungs, but she managed to recover and rolled. Pinning the stranger to the ground with a hand to his throat, she met his gaze, sky blue eyes set in a soft face. The almost-too-delicate-for-a-male jaw line was sun kissed, and that amazing tan continued to the chiseled line of his abs and the delicious view disappeared into a pair of faded blue jeans. Kass licked her lips as the idea of tracing her tongue up his chest crossed her mind.
“Hey princess, eyes are up here.” He grumbled, putting an arm between them and pushing her off.
She didn’t fight him as she backed off and raised her eyes to meet his again. Now his shaggy light brown hair, a tad too dark to call blond, shadowed them, making the blue look darker. The panther in her urged Kass to nuzzle the stranger in front of her as they recognized the scent. “You’re a panther.”
“Just like you.” He nodded giving her a slow, sexy grin that showed just a hint of teeth with enough attitude to make a woman melt. “Do you pin every cat you meet to the ground?”
She snorted and looked away, toying with a strand of her hair. “Only the ones who pounce me first.”
He sat up and leaned in close to her. “I was just excited to see a female cat. Lucius said that there were none.”
Her cat tried to rush to the surface and caused Kass to stiffen as it hit the block in her. “He apparently had no intentions of us meeting, because he never mentioned you either.”
“I’m Jaxon.” He leaned in and nuzzled her neck in a classic greeting. She sighed against him, taking in his scent and missing the type of contact he offered.
She returned the greeting, rubbing against him, “Kassity.” The longer she touched him the more her beast hesitated against the block in her, calming and edging back to wherever it hid inside her.
“My beast rises to your touch.” He whispered with his lips against her cheek.
Heat tinted her face red. “And yours calms mine.” Panic crept up on her as she struggled to breathe, his scent overwhelming her. She scooted away from him, the wet grass soaking through her pants. He crawled towards her the muscles in his arms moving like liquid grace. He peered up at her through his shaggy hair.
She expected to see hurt in his eyes, but they were narrow and calculating how to get what he wanted. Her. She froze when she felt her beast collide with the block inside her, knowing that it was Jax’s beast that called to her. Clenching her fists, she fought against the instinct to call to him and his cry of need. As she closed her eyes, she tried to find her fading connection with the cat inside her, tried to control and channel it. The want to run in fear of the male overcame the beast and tried to force its way out. 
Kass’ jaw tightened as he moved closer. He straddled her legs and kissed her. Parting her lips with his tongue caused her cat to hesitate. Her body tightened in all the right places as she melted into the kiss and allowed him access to her mouth. She pulled her legs under her to get closer to him. He moved so he knelt in front of her and cradled her face with his big hands. Her beast settled against the block, content with the connection.
The tingling of happiness broke when their lips were ripped apart. Kass opened her eyes just in time to see Lucius throw Jaxon a few yards away. Kass swallowed and backed away from the vampire while Jaxon let out an inhuman snarl, but remained where he was.
Lucius glared at him. “Stand down cat, she isn’t yours.”
“That’s not your choice.” Jaxon stood. “If our beasts-“
“Your beasts will not be meeting again.” Lucius spun to Kass. “Room. Now.”
She opened her mouth to protest, but when she met the narrow pure black eyes of Lucius she thought better. She stole one last look at the male panther before running back to the mansion.

Review Of The Dark War Chronicles: In The Light Of The Moon By A.L.Kessler 

Reviewed By Ashley Haines @ Ashley's Addictive Book Blog

In the Light of the Moon (Dark War Chronicles #1)In the Light of the Moon by A.L. Kessler
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This story is a great start to a nice series. however I feel the story ended abruptly I think more could have been said on Jax and Kass I liked the happy ending with the couple but it just ended without any closing than again this is a series and I do not know what's going to happen next I look forward to starting the next book in the series and feel as if I will not be disappointed. A.L Kessler has taken a genre and ran with it giving it her own flare. I loved how the story was about different types of supernatural creatures that we may have never considered  being such as Kass. I am now signing off to go read the next book in the series thanks for following me and my reviews. Let me know if they help you by liking and commenting on them thanks again.

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