Friday, May 4, 2012

Launch party + giveaway: Kiss of the Goblin Prince

The hero is handsome, fearless, can throw knives and use a sword…and is highly educated.

Sometimes when writing romance novels it’s very easy to overlook the smart guy. After all he’s not out there fighting goblins or defeating druids. It’s not that he can’t, or hasn’t, but he’d rather be doing something else, like studying magic to try and break the curse.

He’s quieter, not because he has nothing to say (he can speak hundreds of now dead languages) but because he likes to keep his secrets hidden. And Dai, the hero of Kiss of the Goblin Prince, has plenty of secrets.

Of course now he’s back in the Fixed Realm (our world) and human again he can’t talk about goblins, or Romans, or magic or any of the things that made him who he is. People would think him insane.

Amanda would think he was crazy, and he wants Amanda even though he knows better than to risk loving someone who could never understand what he has seen and done.

Trapped for centuries in the bleak Shadowlands, Dai clings to his humanity with a thirst for knowledge. But now he's free of the goblin curse, and some would say he knows too much- he can make nature bend to his will, influence the minds of others, and command magic. Yet love eludes him. Then he meets Amanda, a single mother with a sick daughter whom he feels compelled to protect. But could she possibly place her trust in the kiss of a goblin prince?
"Darkly Celtic, richly imagined, this is paranormal romance at its best." -Juliet Marilier, award-winning author of Daughter of the Forest praise for The Goblin King
Ms. Husk has woven a tale of magic and myth, love and sacrifice. Her goblin and magic lore is fascinating and it creates an intricate and richly detailed plot. Dai is a tortured soul. When everything he's worked for comes to fruition, he finds little comfort in being human again. The courage he shows in facing his past is awe inspiring. ~ The Romance Studio 5 hearts 

What’s your favourite type of hero, alpha, beta, wounded, tortured, bookish or warrior? Leave a comment to go in the draw to win a copy of Kiss of the Goblin Prince. (Make sure you leave your email so I can contact you, winner drawn 6 May 7pm WST).


  1. Congrats on the release! I like alpha warrior heroes best. I have to say from the response I got on my tortured hero, they are very popular with readers.

  2. Woohoo, congratulations, Shona!!!! You mean I have to choose which is my favorite hero? I won't. I can't. Some days a gal needs one kind of hero, and another day, some other kind. I mean, as long as he's heroic, who would want to give him up? :) Can you tell I'm nearing the end of writing a mss??? I don't want to give up my hero! :)

  3. Congrats, Shona! Dai sounds like my kind of here... hot, tortured, heart of a warrior.. Yup! This one is a winner, I can tell :-D

  4. Congratulations on your new release. Sounds great. I love the cover. My favorite heroes are alphas and wounded/tortured heroes.

  5. Here's wishing you tons of success!And as for heroes, I've seldom met one I didn't like!

  6. Congrats on Shona! I'm adding another of my Sourcebooks Sisters' books to my TBP list...after deadline...but the description of Dai is making it very hard to wait.

    Can't wait to read it!

  7. congrats on the release! Definitely alpha warrior types are my favorite! Sounds like a great book. Good luck.

  8. Definitely alpha and he could be a warrior, tortured or wounded or any combination. You have a gorgeous cover and congrats on your release - it sounds wonderful.


  9. Congrats on the new release! I'm drawn to the alpha and/or wounded/tortured hero types. Have a fun cinco de mayo weekend!

    kliu107 (at) gmail (dot) com

  10. Cowboys! Of course, I'd choose a man with boots and a Stetson! But if we close our eyes and strip away all the sexy eye candy, then we see only the heroes heart and that is a whole 'nother matter! Good luck with your fantastic new book and the hero that rules it.

  11. Congrats on the latest release! :)

    My favourite heroes would be the alphas and the tortured ones. I guess that's why Paranormal Romance books are my favourite reads because many of the heroes in the genre have these traits.


  12. Congratulations on the book! I like a tortured alpha hero.


  13. Smart alpha heroes with a sense of humor who know how to listen!

  14. Congrats on the new release. My favorite is an alpha male. I love the take charge, protector. I also love the tortured male also. Would love to win and read this book. Love the cover, love the tattoo wings. Thanks for the giveaway.

  15. Can I choose all of the above? I enjoy all kinds of heroes, they all have their charms. How about an alpha/beta wounded and tortured warrior that likes books? :D

  16. Congrats on the new sounds favorite heroes are the tortured, warrior alphas :)

  17. Thank you for all your best wishes.
    Via the winner of ‘Kiss of the Goblin Prince’ is Kristy!
    Congratulations, I’ll be in touch.