Thanks For Love Hop – November 13 – 18

Thanks For Love4Happy November and welcome to the next hop in the Thanks for Love Hop hosted by Candlelight Reads and my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – A Wild Clan Saga Novel, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

The greatest thing someone did for me that loved me was my dad coming down and taking care of my husband.  My husband was diagnosed with leukemia and had just finished one of his treatments so really needed someone to care for him.  Being in the military, I was tagged to go on a temporary duty assignment for a week even though it was known my husband was ill.  Being stuck in that situation was not fun and even though my husband said he would be fine I still didn’t feel comfortable leaving him on his own.  I had voice my worries to my dad who lives in Illinois and he immediately said he would come down.  It was a great thing he did for my husband and me and I will always be greatful.   Sometimes love is just that strong that a person will do anything for the ones they love.  When I write I want to capture those powerful feelings in my novels so everyone can feel the heart-pounding excitement of being loved in that way be it from a parent or from a significant other.  So here is one my stories that I want to share with you. Please enjoy.

The Source_Version 4 Flat MedNow, here is my most current creation – The Source – “A powerful story of forbidden love in a world where emotion no longer drives
society but cold hard technology.  Crystal, a rare Source seeks more than her
protected existence.  Nathan, a Companion, will do anything to free her.
Together they will defy the rules of BioGen and reclaim the freedom to love.” It is available now on Amazon and will be available soon on other sites where books are sold.  Please enjoy an excerpt from The Source. Enjoy!

The Source Excerpt:

Right before his lips touched hers, the sound of the evening fifteen minute curfew warning went off.  Crystal jumped and Nathan instantly pulled back.

“Damn it.  I’m sorry, Crystal, I was so caught up in the moment I lost track of time.”

Grasping at his jacket, Crystal cried,  “Nathan we have to get back.  This is all my fault.  If we get caught after curfew, they’ll take you away and maybe punish you.  I should have never talked you into this.”

Tears streamed down her face and she swiped at them in fear for Nathan and for her.   BioGen would probably punish her as well, and the things they could do terrified her.  She choked, her body shaking, and her pulse rate went through the roof.  Nathan seemed to try and calm her brushing the tears away but there just wasn’t any time and she fought to get a grip on her runaway emotions. 

“Listen.  I can get us back in plenty of time but you need to calm down.  Do you trust me?” he asked while he pulled her hood back up over her face and followed up with his own to hide his.

Still gripping his jacket and feeling shaky, she nodded and whispered,  “I do trust you, Nathan.”

With an encouraging look he reassured her,  “Good.  Just hold on tight and I’ll get us back to The Inspire.  You just be ready with that magic necklace of yours to get us back into the building so no one will suspect we were ever gone.  Ready?”

Crystal took a deep breath and nodded.  It was the only acknowledgement Nathan appeared to need and after he grasped her hand in a firmer grip than earlier, he led her back out of the circle of bushes.  Once on the path, he sped up into a fast jog and she had to push herself into a full out run to keep up with him.  He was fast compared to her and she was panting before they even went a few feet but she was determined to get him back to her condo safely.  Together they covered quite a bit of distance even making it to the large crack in the blacktop they had passed earlier.  Nathan eased them both around the gap and Crystal began to breathe easier. 

Just when she was sure they were going to make it in time, Crystal saw two Nul guards approaching with BioGen uniforms on, evidently making their last rounds.  Pulling back against Nathan’s forward progression, she urgently whispered, “Nathan, BioGen guards.”

Immediately, Nathan steered both of them off the blacktop and over to one of the large trees bordering along the path.  As soon as they were under the large spread of branches he spun her around and pushed her back against the trunk.  The bark was rough but Nathan’s body surrounding and pressing against her was rock hard.  He felt good and she felt protected but the Nul’s were getting so close and she could see them watching.  She started to shake with nerves because she was sure they were going to get caught.

Nathan shifted slightly blocking her completely from the guard’s view.  He leaned against his arm which he had positioned above her forming a protective cocoon around her.  He leaned down just enough so he could push her hood back with his free hand and put his lips near her ear.  Crystal could feel his warm breath brush against her and the sensation made her shiver for a different reason.

“Crystal, I need you to relax.  You’re just a Gen with her purchased Companion enjoying an intimate moment together.  The Nuls won’t know any different unless we give them a reason to,” Nathan whispered, his voice vibrating through her body as he pressed his body against hers.

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If you enjoyed a peak at The Source, check out my first book in The Sphinx Warriors Series, available now – Sphinx Resurrected.

Next in the Series is Sphinx United – Coming soon.

For more about Sphinx United and my other books, please visit my author page at http://christinemurphybooks.com.

For a free authorgraph click on the link on the left side of my blog.

**I will be picking one lucky winner for a free copy of The Source, so leave a comment on my blog and/or visit my website and leave a comment there and include your email information. If you have an email, I should be able to send anywhere in the world. I will send the winner a pdf and epub of The Source.

Be sure to hop around and check out all the bloggers and authors giveaways! There’s a new one on each site!

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Sphinx United (Red Sage Publishing)  Available Early 2014                                      Book Trailer:  http://tinyurl.com/ktwkknk                                                                  Coming Soon at Red Sage –  http://tinyurl.com/lzrme3r / Amazon – Coming Soon / Barnes & Noble – Coming Soon & where books are sold!

Future Releases: Sphinx United, Sphinx Transformed, Sphinx Imagined, Sphinx Awakened, Sphinx Tempted, Sphinx Revealed, Sphinx Tempted, Sphinx Revealed (2014/Red Sage Publishing),The Source (Dec 2013/KnightFall Collections), Road To Redemption (TBD)

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Tammie Gibbs Readers Rock eMagazine – November Issue

Welcome to my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, paranormal romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, the Wild Clan Sagas, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

For your enjoyment, I thought I would do something a little bit different. This week I am bringing you the latest version of Reader’s Rock eMagazine from Tammie Gibbs. Enjoy!

Readers Rock is the new magazine for READERS and Authors alike. This is Tammie Gibbs next issue. There are book excerpts and tips on what reviewers look for. There are interviews and so much more to check out.

It’s truly for those who LOVE TO READ. Tammie has a virtual book fair every week-end starting on Friday nights. Authors post excerpts from their books, and are on hand to answer readers questions. So please join us on Friday through Sundays http://www.virtualebookfair.com

I hope you all enjoy this eMagazine and send Tammie some feedback on her magazine *tell her where you heard about it:) tammiegibbs@yahoo.com

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Winner at Fall Into Winter Romance Giveaway Hop – November 1 – 7, 2013

fallintowinterhop01**Congratulations to the winner of a free copy of Sphinx Resurrected – and the winner is…Shadow.

It was a hard choice with all the great visitors and only one book to give away this round. Later in November I’ll have another book available for giveaway opportunities also. Thank you all for visiting my sight and looking forward to the next blog hop.

Christine Murphy – Author of The Sphinx Warriors Series, the Wild Clan Sagas, and The Midnight Riders Series. More coming soon.

 

Winner of Wicked Warriors Halloween Hop – October 23 – 30

AK-Resize-final-187x300**Congratulations to the winner of a free copy of Sphinx Resurrected – and the winner is…BookLady.

It was a hard choice with all the great visitors and only one book to give away this round. In November I’ll have another book available for giveaway opportunities also. Thank you all for visiting my sight and looking forward to the next blog hop.

Christine Murphy – Author of The Sphinx Warriors Series, the Wild Clan Sagas, and The Midnight Riders Series. More coming soon.

 

Enchanted Times Blog Hop – November 3 – 10, 2013 (Fall Into Winter Romance Hop Next Blog Down)

final-nov-hop-187x300Happy November and welcome to the next hop in the Enchanted Times Blog Hop hosted by BTSeMag and Freya’s Bower and my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – A Wild Clan Saga Novel, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

Enchanted Times reminds me of magical nights as the leaves are falling from the trees and the smell of outdoor wood fires fill the air.  Enchanted can be the most gentlest of kisses that barely whispers across the lips.  Enchanted can be the look of a lover which curls your toes from the eye contact alone.  Enchanted can be a magical adventure that never ends unless you want it too.  Sometimes when I write I feel this way – I don’t want to leave the incredible world I am creating but eventually I have to.  Once I do I realize I have made something magical to share with the world.  So here is one my stories that I want to share with you.  Please enjoy.

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The Source Excerpt:

He barely took note of the white stairs with the silver banister and the overhead lighting which made the silver shine brilliantly. No, he was completely captivated and transfixed by the angel descending the stairs as if she were coming down from the heavens themselves.
No, not an angel, because she was even more beautiful than the angels. She was so tiny in comparison to all the other women he had ever been with, her height being no more than five foot three at the most. Her waist was tiny but she was filled out in all the right places and he clenched his hands with the desire to touch every inch of her. The jeans and pink t-shirt she wore fit her to perfection accentuating her curves. As she moved with such grace and delicacy her long honey blond hair brushed her shoulders and her golden skin glowed with health under the overhead lights.
Completely captivated, all Nathan could do was watch her as she reached the bottom of the stairs. Silently she approached him, almost like a cat, her eyes downcast so that all he could do was look at the perfect sweeping honey blond lashes covering her eyes and the full pink lips which suddenly had his full attention. All of that changed, though, when she stopped before him, only inches away, and looked at him with the lightest blue eyes he had ever been blessed to see. In that moment he couldn’t move, he couldn’t breathe, and Nathan knew in an instant he was in deep, deep trouble.
“Hi. I’m Crystal,” was all she said but the sound of her melodic voice traveled the entire length of his body.
“Hi, I’m…” the sound of his voice was raspy and he cleared his throat before continuing. “I’m Companion 96.”
Crystal’s eyebrows drew together and she bit at her bottom lip. Nathan couldn’t help the instant draw of his eyes to her sweet mouth. At that moment he absolutely cursed the person who had made up the rule of no touching. What he would give to have just one kiss from her sweet sensual mouth. He wondered what she would taste like and his mouth watered almost in anticipation.
His concentration snapped back as she asked, “What do I call you? I can’t call you by a number. What is your birth name?”
Nathon narrowed his eyes on her. How in the hell had she known he had a birth name? “Perhaps I don’t have a birth name. I am Companion 96, purchased for your entertainment.”
“Really?” She raised up on her tiptoes and leaned so close, he swore he could feel her breath on his cheek. The vanilla scent of her body surrounded him and he clenched his hands even harder as her soft voice vibrated through him again. “You have piercings in your ears, so I assumed you were naturally birthed. BioGen doesn’t allow body modifications for those they create.”
Nathan wanted to answer, really he did, but Crystal’s nearness was over-charging his body and short-circuiting his brain. He had never experienced anything like it before and he had no idea how he was going to keep his hands off of the tiny angel before him for the next few hours, let alone thirty days. He was in deep and over his head with no escape.
Like a moth to a flame, Nathan was drawn to the closeness of Crystal’s lips but as he began to dip his head the slightest amount in her direction, she evidently realized how close she was to him. Making a tiny sound, she stepped back resuming her initial position in front of him. The distance didn’t help much but enough so he could respond with some modicum of intelligence. “You are correct, Crystal. I did have a birth name. My parents called me Nathan but I don’t remember a last name. I’m sorry.”
Quietly she said, “Nathan. It’s a wonderfully masculine name. Thank you for sharing it with me. If you will allow me, I will call you by your birth name. Please?”

 

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If you enjoyed a peak at The Source, check out my first book in The Sphinx Warriors Series, available now – Sphinx Resurrected.

Next in the Series is Sphinx United – Coming soon.

For more about Sphinx United and my other books, please visit my author page at http://christinemurphybooks.com.

For a free authorgraph click on the link on the left side of my blog.

**I will be picking one lucky winner for a free copy of Sphinx Resurrected, so leave a comment on my blog and/or visit my website and leave a comment there and include your email information. If you have an email, I should be able to send anywhere in the world. I will send the winner a pdf or epub of Sphinx Resurrected.

**Don’t forget, that Enchanted Times Blog Hop will be giving away a GRAND PRIZE of $200 choice gift card!
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November BTSeMag

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Welcome To My Website!   I am Christine Murphy, paranormal romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, The Source – Book 1 of the Wild Clan Sagas, and the Midnight Rider’s Series.

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For your enjoyment, I thought I would bring you the latest version of BTSeMag. Enjoy!

Have you seen the November issue of BTSeMag? Keep reading and you will see the issue below. K.M. Scott is the Cover author of our issue with her Urban Fantasy Blood Series

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I hope you all enjoyed this eMagazine and don’t forget The Source is coming out in December 2013.

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