Saturday, April 30, 2011

Hard Bitten Blog Tour: Interview + Giveaway

Hard Bitten is the fourth book in Chloe Neill's Chicagoland Vampire series. If you haven't heard of the Chicagoland Vampire series, where have you been? It's pretty freaking awesome, and you want to be apart of that awesome.

Anyway, please welcome Chloe Neill to Addicted 2 Novels!

1. How did you come up with the Chicagoland Vampires series?

SOME GIRLS BITE was the second manuscript I wrote. I had read a number of paranormal romances (at least the few
that were out at the time!) and after writing a bit of fan fiction, decided to try my hand at writing a full novel. The first
few chapters I drafted were silly, frankly, but once I got a better sense of who Ethan was, they came together.

2. What can we expect to see in Hard Bitten?

More of Mayor Tate, more of Merit out in Chicago, doing her Sentinel thing. Romance. Action. Adventure. Sarcasm and
food, of course. All the usual, I think, all while we watch Merit grow into her position.

3. What was your favorite scene to write in Hard Bitten?

There's a scene at the end involving a flower called amaranth that I really, really like. I'm very proud of it! :)

4. If you could set Merit up with any other literary boy/man out there, who would it be and why?

JAMIE FRASER!!! He's the hero of Diana Gabaldon's OUTLANDER series. I'm not sure they'd get along, but he's so
delish. Or maybe Adam Black from Karen Marie Moning's HIGHLANDER series. Also very delicious. :)

5. Any music recommendations that will best fit the tone when reading book?

I actually have a set of music recommendations on my website:

Any last words?

Thanks for having me today!

And now, giveaway time! Chloe is giving one lucky commenter a chance win some CV swag. To enter, leave a comment below with your email address, and I'll draw the winner sometime next week. The contest is only open to US and CA participants, but if you have a US address Chloe can ship to, feel free to enter!

Special thanks to Chloe Neill for putting all this together and taking the time out of her very busy schedule to drop by today. Be sure to check out Hard Bitten!

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  1. I love this series! And I am dying for Hard Bitten to finally hit the book shelves. Cannot happen soon enough.

    LadyVampire2u AT gmail DOT com

  2. Great interview...I am so loving this series! So glad we get 2 books this year :)


  3. Awesome interview! I can't wait for more Chloe Neill.

    elainareads AT aol DOT com

  4. Great interview. I really need to catch up on this series. Thanks for the giveaway!

    Sara M
    sara_UFblog [at] yahoo [dot] com

  5. love the series! can't wait for hard bitten!

  6. Great Giveaway. I really love this series!

  7. Fantastic!! Thanks again :)

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

  8. love this series, can't wait to read Hard Bitten! Thanks for the giveaway :)


  9. I have heard great things about this series, but if I win is going to be a gift for a friend.


  10. Can't wait to read Hard Bitten! CV is one of my favorite series.


  11. I can't wait to read this. Thanks for the giveaway!

    erinberry12 at charter dot net

  12. I am so looking forward to tuesday!

  13. Thanks for the giveaway! I can't wait to read Chloe's next book!

    meredithfl at gmail dot com

  14. I love this series. I cannot wait to read Hard Bitten! jatlantisv(at)

  15. Thanks for the giveaway!


    thegirlonfire27 at gmail dot com

  16. I love this series! Can't wait for the next book to come out....only a couple of days away! Thanks for the giveaway.

  17. Just a few days away! Can't wait :)

  18. I'm looking foward to readingHard Bitten.

    sgiden at

  19. Enjoyed the interview! Thanks for the giveaway :)


  20. Hopefully HB will get shipped on time! Can't wait to read it!

    pinkini2[at] aka Vivian

  21. I'm excited for this book coming out!! Can't wait :D

    elfdrop AT gmail DOT com


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