Apr 23, 2014

Review Heated Calls From Change by Eri Nelson @Dearharts

From the unorthodox author Eri Nelson comes a third glimpse into the dark primal world of the DHC (Dearhart Clan Series). With an adult laced premise, this dark tale once again leaves humanity's reasoning aside in support of fast-paced desires that imprint their futures against a looming extinction.

With maddening revenge toward his creator, Wash holds the kidnapped key to Owen's heart. However, her forced captivity is just a small obstacle to Kristen finding her way back to Owen.

Waging the war of inner turmoil Owen travels back to the pack where Kristen was last seen. Although he is not the only one who seeks the home of the clan, for four others travel now as well. Along with Thomas who brings his unwanted imprinted, Bry invades the wolfly space with an Ink that not only writes an ancient prophecy but leaves the clans alpha in peril.

Heated Calls From Change (Dearhart Clan Series Volume 3) gives Bry a mate and he soon realizes she is the INK to “write the wills of the wolf and forever change the broken shards of their shattered lives”. Half shape-shifter and half werewolf, Karina is a force to be reckoned with.  Karina is bringing everything she has and she has no mercy for the wolves as she feels abandoned by them to suffer at the hands of the shape-shifters.  What a conflict of interest for her to now be imprinted to one of them.

Karina bellows through like a wild wind with no one to stop her and she stirs the pack and its existence. It is an absolute brutal confrontation and bloody battle that cracks open more questions for book four expected to be released soon as part of Calls Of The Untamed.

Serious damage is done and the unity of the clan is broken. Once I get past the horror that Karina has inflicted upon the characters I have grown to love, she can stand out among them all as my favorite.

Julia and Thomas are still at odds and fighting against their gift from the moon. Destiny has found them and completes their union….but they both continue to live in denial. Each have their own reasons and perhaps somewhat understandable. Thomas is a character that some readers will easily hate or at least be very angry with. While other readers will understand his fear to accept an imprint and his stubborn nature. His final act that drives a deeper wedge between him and Julia is one that I found completely validated. However the ending in book two Double Call From Desire, opens a Pandora box of ill feelings for Thomas and Julia to now live with and work through.

In almost a dream-like state, Julia recollects her relationship with her brother Jake. It is a spoiler from book two if I tell why this is so significant and to give the details. The point I would like to make about this part of the story is the primal, animalistic instincts are defined and the werewolves fight for control to keep their human side intact.

Wash tries to convince himself that he is keeping Kristen alive solely to settle a score between him and Owen. Opts are moving closer and the suspense is building leaving a question about what is going to happen next.

After being introduced to this author and the Dearhart Clan during a virtual book tour, I was so taken with the first book that I purchased all three books. Immediately I was captivated with Eri Nelson’s style and the setting she creates with her unique writing technique. It is a natural tone for such dark and primal characters.

Heated Calls From Change is absolutely darker than the first two books. There are more pages for the reading. This third book gets deeper into the back story, bringing to the surface some of the answers that were lingering from books one and two.

Eri writes deeply and richly giving her story its original and dark flare. I enjoyed the order of things and how time is split up between the characters. If the chapters were designed any other way, I am not sure the same feeling would be present. It is her writing technique that gives her books their tone and primitive flavor.

The Dearhart Clan Series is for mature readers, fans of paranormal, dark fantasy, horror, werewolves, and adult romance.

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Meet the characters from
The Dearhart Clan Series
Thank you to the author Eri Nelson, for the insight on her characters from her epic series.

Owen – Taken by the department in 1978 Owen Dearhart, the alpha male and leader of Dearhart Clan, being the second oldest of the clan became leader of the pack more out of duty than that of interest. 6’ tall, Blue eyed, black hair, tan, ruggedly handsome, and leader of his clan the forty looking male was made into a Were not born. To busy protecting his kind to never fall in love or find his own imprinted the dutiful alpha was even more shocked than his mate that he himself would be imprinted. However, this black coated wolf who bares one small patch of white on his chest looks forward to the decades ahead as long as it is at his mate’s side.

Kristen -  Sizing in at 5’9 this 23 and ¾ aged Kristen Still is a rare beauty..rare being the optimal word. Long flowing dark red hair, green eyes, ivory skinned, and  lean this waitress never knew what hit her when Owen came into her life. Working as a server in a Mom and Pop restaurant Kristen grew up with her Aunt who passed away a couple years ago. Never feeling completely apart of any real family this rusty colored wolf is all but forced to embrace her wolfly imprinted nature all on the run for her life. Her distinct existence is all but an abnormality making her more than just a pup with a lack of control. More questions than answers still whisper about her past making not only the wolves question but Opts and one darkly laced wolf as well.

Kristen’s Aunt Caroline – Caroline Spirtz as far as Kristen knew was never her real aunt. However, the years Kristen spent with Caroline were real enough. Although, Caroline knew more than she ever told Kristen. Perhaps even as much as to know who Kristen really was. Of course, what possible secrets she did or could tell died with her

Brinston Drake – Shapeshifter, unbeknownst to Kristen, the ex-boyfriend, and Owens painful pill to Kristen’s intimate past is set on a path to reward himself along with his horde to one worthy marker. As Kristen’s DNA layers the senses, the horde is quick to move in on Brinston’s past lover and Owen’s imprinted future.

Julia – At 5’9, black hair, blue eyes, and set to shimmer with her olive tone skin Julia the twin to Jake failed to hide their deepest dark secret. With Jake unable to control the blood lust coursing through him, it was not long before the clan came to investigate.

On their own since their parents passing, Julia too thought she could contain this latest situation. However, with the appearance of a new Were in the vicinity she is proven wrong.

 Working in a lumber mill Julia’s newfound skills set her on alarm to the new Were’s first appearance. Just outside of Big Horn Mountain, these two wolves are the first to change near the Dearhart’s Clan Reservation. Clearly more than Julia’s grey & brown wolf coloring will bring more to their tracker’s nature.

Jake – 6’1, black hair, blue eyes,  and olive tone skin like his twin Julia this muscular wolf loses much of what once made him Jake.  Grey with light brown tips making his coat look lightly brown, Jake’s wolf seeks more blood lust than his sister can sway him of.

Thomas - 6’2, sandy brown hair, amber eyes, and trimmed in his own sandy brown scruff, Thomas Dearhart emerges to investigate the rogue wolf sightings in the area. Clad in his not quite a full beard this very muscular wolf ventures on what his senses his telling him is his imprinted. Thrown off guard by the smell of her Thomas wishes to run and send another in his place. However, the rogue is on the loose and his instincts for the female before him have other plans.

Gabriele the Messenger (Gabe) – Given his name by Bry when they first met, Gabriele then shortened to Gabe had been given the changed name simply on the premise that Bry could not pronounce Gabe’s original Indian name.

3rd oldest of the clan Gabe is often the voice of reason. Although the 5’11 stout male with a previous broken nose looks much like a soldier in his Military Crew cut. The style spikes his black hair straight on end and allows for his visibly marked scar on his face to shine even above his skin’s evenly placed tan.

Yvonne – 54 years old Sergeant Yvone started working for Opts in his 30’s and has been with Opts these past 24 years. One of the most ruthless members of the department and has PhD in a field in science, this sheer masochist cannot be trusted. Being the head of experiments on the Werewolves this spiked grey haired tanned leathered skin individual with a scarred up face from many attacks from the Werewolves and blood shot-grey eyes from lack of sleep has earned the scariest spot in the Dearhart Clan Series.

Washington Lee Jefferson - 6’2 Black as night type of man with a ruggedly cut posterior was born a slave.  He is the picture of man in its best of all forms. Although Washington cares none for his appearance. Wash works for the secret corner of the Defense Department that hopes to revamp the packs and use them once again as weapons.

Wash caring little for the packs relies on the thrill of fight and the future demise of the werewolves

Wash was turned by Owen and since that there is no Were that he hates more than Owen. It is ultimately this fact that has truly enslaved Wash and set him against his own kind.

Bry – Bry Dearhart is the oldest of the clan and second up to Owen as far as leadership goes with the pack. Typically, the fighter then a man of the cloth Bry turned down leading the clan. At 6’, red Haired, mustache along with beard, lightly lit green eyes, and not so much Irish looking or as pale as one would think for his hair color this Celtic tattoo etched lined man comes bearing a saying within his arms. The  Gaelic words are as such (faoi –“under”…cath=”battle”… ocras-“hunger”… beatha-“life”)---

Karina – At 5’5, long flowing blond hair, pale blue eyes, and bronze skin this muscular but not bulky half Shapeshifter half Werewolf is all but the INK that will set the clan to a new existence…. Or none at all.

Meet Eri Nelson

Eri Nelson born Erica Walcott is an Indie Author and the youngest of three in a family of five. Erica became Eri (airy) from her mother who called her that for as long as she could remember. The short take on her name took on a more solid base with the love of her life and husband, Jeff Nelson.

Together they have been for the past twenty years. Within that time they were able to raise one daughter and endless amount of pets.

Writing is a passion for her and an abundance of never ending joy. Only one thing tops that for Eri... and that is when a reader enjoys the read......

Eri Nelson is a nontraditional indie author who manages all areas of her fiction, fantasy, paranormal, action, adventure and sometimes-erotic writing. Eri handles all the groundwork of her books, even the editing. Because of this Eri strives to improve her abilities along with trying to explain to readers her far from traditional sentence structures. However, she will openly admit that typos follow her.

Join Eri and her shadowy side of writing as she takes you along to explore new desire hunger filled worlds where your mind can share in the heat of the read.

 From the Author:

I am overjoyed that you have stopped at one of my books or my author profile. As the total creator of everything you might hold between your hands at the time of purchasing any of my books, I must warn you that errors may be at foot. I am very hands on with every aspect that might bare my name. Due to that fact typos or oops might appear. This simple trademark to myself is one of the main reasons I have dawned a new leaf' to my writing career. All of my work can now be found off of my own site dearharts dot com /Facebook Page. Please read more below about the books and my biography.

Best Wishes
Eri Nelson

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Apr 22, 2014

Cover Reveal Red The Were Hunter

Red the Were Hunter Farielle Series Book One Rebekah Ganiere

Fantasy Romance/ Paranormal Romance

What if you were the key to an ancient prophecy that would begin to heal your lands, but fulfilling your destiny meant you had to turn your back on everything you'd been taught to believe in?

Redlynn of Volkzene, member of the Sisterhood of Red, is heartbroken to find another village girl taken and her best friend slain by werewolves. Defying the head of her order, she sets out to kill the beast she believes responsible.  The King of the Weres-- But there are worse things in Wolvenglen Forest than the wolves.

Adrian, reluctant heir to the throne of Wolvenglen, and his band of wolf brothers are bound to protect the humans; especially the Sisterhood. Finding Redlynn unconscious in his woods, awakens in him a passion he's never before experienced and a protective instinct that has him ready to turn on his own men. Problem is, a female is that last thing he wants in his life. 

But all is not as it seems in Wolvenglen Forest and when the mystery of the missing girls is solved, Redlynn and Adrian must move past their inner demons to find the happiness they both so desperately desire.

About the Author:
Rebekah grew up on both the east and west coasts and currently lives in the Los Angeles area. From the Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Silverstein to The Stand by Stephen King, Rebekah immersed herself in other people's made up worlds. She began writing in junior high and then found she liked pretending to be other people's characters in high school. Lettering in drama she went on to study theater in college as well. After college she continued acting till becoming a mom. Ultimately, she ended up going back to writing her characters down instead of acting them out, so she could stay at home with her kids.

Rebekah is a member of Romance Writers of America and is a board member of both the Fantasy, Futuristic, & Paranormal and her local Los Angeles chapters.  When she isn't spending time telling the lives of the characters constantly chattering inside her head, you can find her with her husband and four children; reading comic books, gaming, at the movies or taking care of the menagerie of pets. A dog, a rabbit, two bearded dragons, and three tortoises. Wonder woman, the escaped snake, has yet to be located.

Twitter: @VampWereZombie

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