Midnight Eclipse Character Reveal Tour
The Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles by Arial Burnz is the saga of Broderick MacDougal following the soul of his true love through the centuries. There are six books planned for the series and this tour highlights the characters featured in the first three books and in the upcoming release Midnight Eclipse - Book 4 - which features Norse shapeshifting pirates. AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER OCTOBER 8TH for VIP Club members, October 15th worldwide.
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Bio: Broderick "Rick" MacDougal
- Born: April 4, 1450
- Crossed Over: October 11, 1486
- Height: 6' 3"
- Weight: 220 lbs (15.7 stones)
- Role: Hero and Main Character of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles
Born with a sword in his hand and raised in the Highlands...
...Broderick is a rugged Scotsman through and through! Son to Hamish and Moira, he was the elder of his two siblings – Maxwell the middle son, and Donnell the youngest. In 1478, Broderick’s mother died in battle beside her sons and husband during a raid orchestrated by Angus Campbell and his father Fraser. At Moira’s funeral, Hamish MacDougal threw himself from the highest tower of the MacDougal estate. Though his sons had tried to talk him down, Hamish could not be swayed from his deed and shouted, “’Tis my fault she is dead! I’ve brought this upon all of you,” before he fell to his death.
Broderick and his brothers had to forge on with their lives and occupied themselves with building their own estates. Maxwell and Donnell both married and had children while Broderick focused on finishing his own holdings of Glenstrae, where he eventually settled in with his own wife, Evangeline. However, during a May Day celebration in 1485 at his manor - with his brothers and their families in attendance - Angus Campbell attacked the estate and slaughtered all in attenance, leaving Broderick for dead. Evangeline escaped and was rescued by a convent. Rescued by Cordelia Lynn Harley and with her assistance, Rick crossed over into immortality a year later, seeking revenge against his clan enemy. Traveling as a Gypsy in a caravan of wagons, he hid his vampiric nature by using his immortal gifts to tell fortunes while he searched for Angus Campbell, who is also a vampire.
Rick is a very accomplished painter, and gets to indulge in this pastime when he isn't fighting for those he loves.
Most Popular Quote from Broderick MacDougal
"I want the taste of you on my soul."
Facts About Broderick MacDougal NOT in the Books
1. Broderick's first wife, Evangeline, was a young woman in the small village surrounding
Rick's estate of Glenstrae Castle. She lived with her uncle and, when he died, Evangeline had
no one to care for her or the decaying cottage in which she lived. Too busy with managing
his estate and helping his brothers, Broderick hadn't the time to find a wife, so he thought
Evangeline was a smart choice. She was comely, no stranger to work and needed a home,
so it was a mutual agreement. This was a typical arrangement of the time for a man of
his station in the 15th century who lorded over a village. Little did Broderick know that a
marriage to Evangeline would lead to the slaughter of his brothers and their families.
2. Broderick had two brothers - Maxwell (3 years younger than Rick) and Donnell (5 years
younger than Rick). Maxwell married Addy MacIntyre and they had two girls and one
boy (Libby, Agnes and Richerde). Donnell married Elspet Murray and they had two boys
(Johne and Will). Broderick and his brothers would have loved more siblings in the family,
but their mother, Moira, had many miscarriages before she was told by the physicians that
childbirth would endanger her life if she tried to bear anymore offspring. If Angus had
known this about Broderick’s past...a lot of lives could have been saved.
Broderick MacDougal follows the familiar yearning of his soul to a fierce warrior who is as seductive as a siren at sea - and she is just as deadly. The world of the supernatural opens to Broderick as he not only finds himself in the midst of an ancient war of shapeshifters, but the devious Cordelia Lynn Harley has re-entered his life and has a few of her own surprises.
Born into a hated race of Norse wolf shifters, Celina Hunter knows all too well the dangers of trusting anyone other than her two brothers. And yet the survival of her family hinges on trusting the strangely familiar vampire, a natural enemy of her kind…yet her tribe’s Shaman advisers confirm he is her soul mate. Enemy or not, Celina slips into the spell of Broderick's promises of eternal love, gambling with all she holds dear.
Broderick and Celina are bound by a curse, but having come this far through the centuries, Broderick is not about to risk his chance at having his soul mate for eternity. The price, however, may be more than Celina is willing to pay as there is more at stake than just her immortal soul. Click to Tweet
Arial Burnz is giving away a TON of stuff during this tour! Please use the Giveaway Tools entry widget to be entered into the drawing. Each button will earn you more chances to win and you can keep coming back to earn more entries! All entrants will automatically become members of Arial's VIP Club, which is free to join and has many more benefits, such as exclusive contests like this one. These are the prizes for the Character Reveal Tour featuring the characters in Midnight Conquest (Book 1) - winners will be chosen on Sep 27, 2014:
Tour Grand Prize
Arial is also giving away a single Grand Prize of...
- A $100 Amazon, B&N or iTunes gift card - winner's choice
- A signed set of Books 1-4 of the Bonded By Blood Vampire Chronicles
Winner will be chosen on 11/21/2014. Everyone who participated in any stops on the Midnight Eclipse tours (VIP Club members or not) will be entered for the grand prize drawing. The more you participate, the more chances you have to win. Use the Giveaway Tools buttons below to earn extra chances to win by tweeting, following and liking. For Official Contest Rules, click here.
Arial Burnz - Author Bio
Arial Burnz has been an avid reader of paranormal and fantasy for over thirty years. With bedtime stories filled with unicorns, hobbits, dragons and elves, she succumbed to crafting her own tales, penning to life the magical creatures roaming her dreams. Having a romantic husband who's taught her the meaning of true love, she's helpless to weave romance into her tales. Now she shares them with the world. Arial Burnz lives in Southern California, with her husband (a.k.a. her romance novel hero)—who is also, quite coincidentally, a descendant of Clan MacDougal.
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