Sunset on Summer Fun Blog Hop – 17 – 30 September 2013

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Welcome to the next hop in the Sunset on Summer Fun Blog Hop and my blog site. I am Christine Murphy, paranormal and futuristic romance author and creator of the Sphinx Warriors Series, the Midnight Rider’s Series, and The Source.

Sphinx Warriors Books VerticalMy summer day started calm and quiet just as any other…and then it happened.  An idea that took root as I was running down the road for a bit of exercise before the sun set for The Source_Version 4 Flat Medevening.  I was almost back to the house when the hot sun began to set and alone my heart started thumping.  I needed a hero to save me and the perfect image of a gorgeous man with raven black hair and the darkes blue eyes I had ever seen flashed before my imagination.  With just his presence in my mind I was able to make it back in time and get inside before deep darkness descended.  Safe and warm, I immediately rushed to my computer to capture the essence of the hero who gave me the strength to get back in time and so began the romantic adventures of Michael and Stormy in Sphinx Resurrected, the first book in The Sphinx Warriors Series.

And now, just for you, here is a treat excerpt from my available book – Sphinx Resurrected, the first book of The Sphinx Warriors Series. Also, please find below the video! Enjoy!

Michael was spell-bound watching her. At first, he thought perhaps she wanted to just have the feel of the fresh grass under her feet while searching out the Life Force. But to his surprise, she was quite the quick study. As soon as she had made contact with the bare earth and searched the Life Power out, it had been drawn to her like it had been waiting for her forever. It embraced her much like the way he wanted to. To surround her in his energy and enjoy every square inch of her while she responded to him in a way the pure rapture on her face indicated she was responding now. He watched and almost felt he was guilty of spying on something intimate. She was a natural, harnessing the Life Power and quickly her body showed it. Her skin was sparkling and glowing from head to toe and he could see where her eyelashes were brushing her cheeks there was a slight glow coming from her eyes. He realized he had to intervene or she would quickly absorb too much. Being her first experience, his little Power Keeper could quickly get into trouble with what to do with it and possibly injure herself or someone near her. Had he known her intentions, he would have cautioned her on how far to go with this first experience.

He stepped up as close as possible to her as he could. Reaching out, he moved to place his hands on specific spots used for contact during the Transference of Life Power. He had to place them correctly to make sure there was no back lash from the Life Power rampantly running through her. He grasped both of her arms with his hands positioned under her forearms and slid them as close as possible to her elbows. Luckily, with the movement, Stormy naturally grasped his forearms with her hands. He leaned forward and whispered in her ear, “Stormy, I hate to interrupt your enjoyment, but this is the first time for you as a Power Keeper, and any more we will both be in trouble.” On so many levels – he groaned in his mind.

Stormy appeared to come back to herself from the raw pleasure of the Life Power. She evidently had been way too enjoying herself. She was gripping his arms so tightly, he was surprised he had any circulation to his hands. He was so close to her, he could hear the panting of her breath near his ear. To his dismay, the huge amount of energy spiraling throughout her body was enormous and he really didn’t know what the next steps were to ease her discomfort. Michael felt the tremors running through Stormy’s body and her heart rate and breathing increase even more. He knew she was beginning to panic and he had to calm her before the situation went south.

“It’s alright, I have you.” At least he hoped he did. He had to calm her down and bring her confidence back which she so courageously showed a moment before. “Open your eyes and concentrate on me, Stormy.” She opened her eyes looking directly at him. As always when he looked at her, he could feel himself drowning in those brilliant sea green eyes that were now glowing so softly. “Concentrate on me. I’m going to link with you and the flow of the Life Power. You’ll feel me and I’ll guide you to release the energy back into your surroundings. Slowly so you don’t disturb the rhythm but quickly enough so it’s directed into the right location.”

“Can’t I transfer it to you?” She inquired innocently.

Michael’s entire body wanted that on so many levels but now was not the time. “Not yet. This experience is new to you and we need to take this one step at a time. Ready?” She paused, but then with a deep breath gave the affirmative nod. He smiled reassuringly at her even though he was unsure of the outcome of controlling this much Life Power. He took a deep breath, paused…paused, and then his inner Sphinx side dove in to the bright energy.

 

For more about Sphinx Resurrected, 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.

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

If you enjoyed a peak at Sphinx Resurrected, check out the other upcoming books of The Sphinx Warriors Series, at http://christinemurphybooks.com. If you desire more you can find all of my upcoming books at the below links.

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42 thoughts on “Sunset on Summer Fun Blog Hop – 17 – 30 September 2013

    • Thanks for the comment. I definitely wanted to have something new and different. Gives it a little twist from the usual. I’m adding you to my prize drawing. Good Luck!

  1. I am a huge fan of paranormal and your book is so different from the norm. if I don’t win I definitely will be buying :).

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  2. Thanks for the chance at these great giveaways and for participating in the hop! I ‘m huge fan of paranormal I would love to read your book!

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  3. First I wanna say, I am so sorry to be cut and pasting this but it is the end of the day and the hop is almost over. I know crappy defense but I am tired! I promise I am adding books as I go along!
    So many great books being added to my TRB list today!!
    Thanks for being in the hop!
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  4. Thanks for sharing your book. It sounds great and I have added it to my TBR. Thanks for sharing the awesome giveaways. evamillien at gmail dot com

  5. I am finding so many amazing books to read this summer. Adding this one too. Thanks for being on the hop.
    Mel
    bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

  6. Oh this sounds interesting, adding to my to-read list, need to get this one its so different from the usual paranormal romance.

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  7. I looooove paranormal and this book looks amazing!! I’ve added it my TBR!! Thank you so much for being a part of this hop and for giving me the opportunity to win! usmcwifey1(at)live(dot)com

  8. i love paranormal romances! This one sounds awesome! I cant wait to read it! Adding it to my wishlist! Thank you for the fun hop and giveaway! 🙂
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  9. Thank you for the giveaway. I would love to read your book, I am always looking for new reads.

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