Friday, 24 January 2014

Book Spotlight & Giveaway: Call the Lightning by Laurie Olerich

Call the Lightning
Book Two
Laurie Olerich
Genre: Paranormal Romance/Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Laurie Olerich
Number of pages: 448
Word Count: 141,500
Cover Artist: Angela Bauer
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Book Description:

Bound by blood and flame...

Mica Thomas is not having a good year. First, her Primani Sean vanishes without a trace. Second, a sadistic demon wants to use her as leverage. Third, her totally unwanted powers are making her nuts.  And then there’s Killian...his eyes hold secrets that confuse her and his every touch sends her blood racing out of control.

Killian has secrets--a lot of them. With Sean MIA, it’s up to him to keep Mica safe while her powers evolve. His protection takes a dangerous turn when she becomes a pawn in the game. Desperate to keep her alive, he drags her into his private world of ancient power and bloody altars with devastating consequences.

With their minds and bodies connected, is there room for Sean?

Short Excerpt: 

I was humming “Chasing Cars” in the shower when the clear curtain slid back. Sean leaned against the sink, letting his eyes drift down my soapy body. He still wore jeans, but the button was undone and they rode low on his hips. He’d already stripped off the t-shirt he wore today. I licked my lips and tried to say something sexy but nothing came out. My tongue got stuck in my mouth. Instead, I stepped back to make room. The jeans hit the floor in the blink of an eye and his hands were everywhere at once. With my back against the warm tile, I closed my eyes and let the sensations overwhelm me. He dragged his lips away from my mouth and smiled wickedly. Nonplussed, I started to ask what he was up to, but it came out as a yelp when he scooped me up and wrapped my legs around his waist. His arms cushioned me from the hard tile as he impaled me with one quick thrust.

“Oh. My. God.”

Moving against me now, he bit my earlobe and murmured, “Not quite.”

After using all of the hot water, we stumbled to the bedroom to work out the bed. Exhausted and limp, I trailed my finger through the fine black hair that formed his happy trail and said, “There is no way that you’ve never had sex before me. You’re like a porn star.”

“A porn star?” He propped himself up on his elbow and frowned.

He looked so disgruntled, I started to giggle. “Baby, wait. I meant that as a compliment! You’re just so amazing when we…uh, do it.” I blushed and shut up.

“You’re a mess. You know that? Of course it’s amazing! Hello? Supernatural beings here! Our souls are connected; we share the same saol. God Mica, when I see you my brain and my body go into hyper-drive with awareness. I feel every breath you take, every heartbeat, every emotion. When I touch you, I feel your blood flowing under your skin. I feel it under my fingertips. I have the power to draw it to the surface anywhere I want. Do you know how hot that makes me? I want to lose myself in you.” He gently traced a pale blue vein on my chest with his thumb. It pulsed in response. “I can give you pleasure because I feel what you want when your breath catches just so.”

My breath caught as he nipped my collarbone with his teeth. I felt my bones turn liquid again and knew he was right. I felt the same things when I touched him. I was turned on just standing close to him. He hummed with energy that I felt on every inch of my skin. I assumed everyone in love felt this way, but maybe he was right. Our souls were entwined as much as our bodies. Maybe this was special.

He peered up from the vicinity of my navel and asked, “Besides, what made you think I was a virgin?”


About the Author:

Laurie Olerich is the author of the new Primani series. Part urban fantasy, part romance, part paranormal...Three things she can’t live without! Laurie spent most of her life in the Northeastern United States and in Western Europe. She now lives in San Antonio, Texas, with her son and Dalmatian duo, Domino and Rambo.  Desperate to escape the heat, she lives vicariously through Mica and her Primani by setting their adventures in the mountain coolness of New England and the rainy days of London. Before throwing caution to the wind and diving into a writing career, Laurie dedicated 20 years to her country by serving in the United States Air Force. Much of her time was spent around men with guns and cool toys...this explains her obsession with both.



signed hard copy of Call the Lightning and a signed copy of the newest book in the series, Stone Angels.

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  1. Morning ya'll! Thanks to Annette for spotlighting CTL today! This second book in the Primani series propels the characters towards their ultimate fate. Destiny is a fickle bitch---the lives they live aren't their own. The only one who knows the plan is Raphael...and he's not talking.

    Stone Angels is coming on Feb 7! The path to immortality is a winding, twisting, destructive one.

  2. Hi Laurie, Haven't read Primani yet. Have had severe headache for a while now. Nothing new. I do plan on getting the two books to complete the series. How much will it cost to get the last two books autographed and sent out? Thanks.

  3. Hi Anonymous! If you're in the San Antonio area, I'll be at the LaCantera Barnes and Noble Bookstore on 8 Feb. I'll have all of the books with me and would happily sign them for you! If you aren't in the area, I can sign them and ship them to you for 18.00 each (includes shipping). You didn't leave your name, but I get the feeling we know each other! Send me a private message ( and we can make arrangements. I'm so glad you're interested in the series---it's a lot of fun!

  4. Planning to see you on the 8th, and anxiously awaiting the release of Stone Angels. Great job Laurie!!!

  5. Thank you, Sharon! I can't wait to see you there! I'm dying to hear what you think of Stone Angels! I know you'll love it since you loved the first two so much!

  6. I have to thank Kimberley Carter for introducing me to you and to your books, I just finished the second and am looking forward to "Stone Angel".