Dear Reader + Giveaway: Shadow Hunter by Kait Ballenger

Posted July 9, 2013 by Shari in Book Tour / 0 Comments

Shadow Hunter by Kait BallengerShadow Hunter by Kait Ballenger
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Series: Execution Underground, book # .5

Dear Reader,

In the upcoming pages you’ll find a prequel to my paranormal romance series, the Execution Underground, about an international organization of elite men, hunters of the supernatural who fight to protect humanity from the evil lurking after dark. The prequel, SHADOW HUNTER, is the story of Damon Brock, vampire hunter and founder of the Rochester division of the clandestine organization. When the hunters of the Rochester division first came to me, the attitude I received from Damon’s character simply said: “piss off, lady”…not surprising that Damon became the last member on my roster for the order of the six novels.

In September 2013, TWILIGHT HUNTER, the first full length novel in the series featuring werewolf hunter Jace McCannon, debuts. I intended TWILIGHT HUNTER to be the beginning of the series, but when Harlequin approached me with the offer to fill the remaining section of this anthology with a prequel I jumped at the chance. With the help of some whom had already read TWILIGHT HUNTER, the thought of a prequel, the pre-story of Damon, the elusive badass we see brief glimpses of within Jace’s novel arose. Though I never wanted to showcase Damon’s soft side which you will see in this short novel, the more I told Damon’s origin story, the more his character opened up. Now, I can’t wait to tell the rest of his story and I hope once you finish reading his prequel, you’ll be equally as excited, too.

Though his full novel will still be last in the series, Damon’s metamorphosis is intertwined within the stories of his fellow hunters. I hope that reading SHADOW HUNTER before the other novels in the series will reveal that to you in the way I’ve always seen it, and I hope Damon’s story brings you all the smiles, laughs, gasps, and tears it gave me.

Thanks so much for reading. I’m blessed to be able to share this with you.


Kait Ballenger

Author Links: Website | Twitter | Facebook | Goodreads


Kait has graciously offered one autographed copy of Shadow Hunter to one lucky commenter. To enter, leave a comment for Kait below.

US/CAN only. Giveaway ends July 13, 2013 at 11:59 PM EST.

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Shari is the Delighted Reader. Married to her Prince Charming and mother to two Princesses and one Prince. When she is not slaving away as Cinderella she loves to get lost in the pages of a good book. Never without a reading device and a few good paperback books, because she never knows when she might get 5 minutes to read!

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  • Katie Burkman Coss

    Thanks for the giveaway!! This book looks amazing!!

  • Natasha

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    Sounds like a great read!!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

  • Susan W.

    This is going to be a good series! Thanks for the chance to win!

  • Texas Book Lover

    This book sounds fantastic…one I would really enjoy!

    Thanks so much!

  • bn100

    Sounds interesting

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  • BookLady

    Fantastic book! Love paranormal romance. Thanks for the great giveaway.

  • Charlotte

    Sounds like a good book.

  • Heather Beyer

    Thank you so much for the chance to win! 🙂

  • Heather Beyer

    Who ever won?