Young Adult, Paranormal Romance

Pay it Forward Friday with Author Georgiana Derwent and GIVEAWAY!!

Pay it Forward Friday Presents

Author Georgiana Derwent

 Cavaliers Trilogy:

Oxford Blood,

Screaming Spires

and Ivory Terrors (to come). 

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My Review of Oxford Blood

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It was obvious from the beginning that someone who really knew what they were talking about wrote this novel about Oxford.  I, personally, a huge fan of Paranormal and College kind of drama, loved it.  I thought that Derwent exposed the book well, and would have really liked her to concentrate on just a few characters.  However, it didn’t spoil the action, the suspense, the heart-pounding vampire drama.

The Cavaliers are a secret society that really gets away with murder… I had to stretch my mind and picture how this would happen.  Nevertheless, I thought it was really cool how the sleuth and wondering of the heroine, Harriet, came across the pages and grabbed me!

Believe me when I saw I was 35% on my Kindle, I couldn’t put it down.  I was fast reading pages just to see what happened next!

I loved this book.  I am really looking forward to the next one.  If you love vamps, bad-boys, mystery, and college, you will love this book!

For all this and much more, I give Oxford Blood by Author Georgiana Derwent a rousing 5 stars!

I was given this book for an unbiased review.

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Synopsis Oxford Blood (The Cavaliers: Book One)

A Tale of the Posh, the Privileged and the Paranormal…

The Cavaliers are the most elite society at Oxford University – rich, powerful, and beautiful. No one realises that they are no ordinary students, but a group of aristocratic vampires from the English Civil War. For four hundred years they have groomed the most promising students to run the government, police, and finance in the way the vampires wish, granting them eternal life in return for absolute obedience.

When Harriet French arrives at Oxford University from her working class northern state school, she’s prepared for a culture shock, but not to become embroiled in the Cavaliers’ scheming and bloodlust. Harriet thought she’d be busy enough juggling her demanding tutor, new friends, and the murky world of student politics. But now, she must find the rebel vampire who is killing off the members, stop the Cavaliers from orchestrating a massacre of the year’s most beautiful and successful students, and defy the Society to be with the man of her dreams.

Oxford Blood is a British, adult, paranormal romance. It’s a tale with vampires that aren’t afraid to kill and a heroine who’s not afraid of sex or her own ambition.

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Synopsis Screaming Spires (The Cavaliers: Book Two)

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In her first year at Oxford University, Harriet French became inextricably tied to the Cavaliers, the university’s most elite society. Though its members are universally wealthy, charming and handsome, they have a darker side – they are deadly vampires who have been secretly running the country for the last four hundred years.

Now Harriet’s back at Oxford for her second year. Armed with a vampire boyfriend, some great friends, and the truth, she’s expecting an easier time. She’s wrong. Her best friend is now a vampire and the Cavalier who turned her to save her life is facing death for the one good deed he’s ever done. Just when it seems that things can’t get any worse, the Cavaliers’ ancient enemies decide to strike at the heart of the society and they’ve got Harriet in their sights. 

Screaming Spires continues the story of an ancient vampire conspiracy and the ordinary girl caught in its web begun in Oxford Blood.

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8bb1a40dd0b60ac1d18896.L._V377449036_SX200_Georgiana Derwent is the author of the Cavaliers Trilogy: Oxford Blood, Screaming Spires and Ivory Terrors (to come).

Georgiana Derwent studied at Oxford University (as you might have guessed). Aside from the vampires, The Cavaliers is an exaggerated but fairly accurate portrayal of her time there. She now works in London and lives with her fiancé. He’s been very supportive throughout the writing of her books, mainly because he likes to claim that all the most attractive characters are based on him.

Georgiana fell in love with vampire novels after reading the Vampire Diaries back in 2000. At the time it was a struggle to find any similar paranormal romances, a situation that it’s fair to say seems to have been rectified in the last few years.

Ever since her teens, she wanted to write a vampire series. Ever since going to Oxford she wanted to write a book about her experiences there. During a dull few months between finishing university and starting her graduate job, she had the idea of combining the two and The Cavaliers was born.

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Stalker Links for

Author Georgiana Derwent

Website/Blog: http://georgianaderwent.com/

Twitter: @gianaderwent

Facebook: https: www.facebook.com/TheCavaliersSeries

Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6560692

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Georgiana-Derwent/e/B00A1PW962/

Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/GeorgianaDerwent

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What would be your major at Oxford?

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21 responses

  1. Geez. I really don’t know. Do they do photography? I could always use more help with that. lol I love your Friday posts. I always look forward to them and the author you will be spotlighting.

    June 28, 2013 at 12:13 pm

    • Yep! I’m sure Oxford does have some classes in that! You should make your own book of photos and writing Sherry! You would be excellent at it!!! Think about it!!! People love you and your reviews! Oh what about beach pictures and a book…. WOW! I would like to do that, but I alas have no art gene. I am artistic, but can’t photo or draw… it’s one of the many things I really wish I could do! Lots of love, Emily

      June 28, 2013 at 1:36 pm

      • Thanks for the lovely comments Emily. The idea is there, I just have to set aside the time to get it done. ^_^

        July 2, 2013 at 10:30 am

  2. tracy kilgore

    Would study literature or archeology. Those are somr of my favorite subjects.

    June 28, 2013 at 4:01 pm

    • WOW I love the same subject too!!! Thanks Tracy!!! Lots of love, Emily

      June 28, 2013 at 4:05 pm

  3. What would I NOT study? I love studying and learning. Um… (had to look at their site to narrow it down) either Classics or Fine Art.

    June 28, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    • You are so right! Oxford would be AWESOME!!! I just am fascinated by the school, the culture and the oldness of the school! Thanks and lots of love, Emily

      June 28, 2013 at 5:46 pm

  4. Jueseppi B.

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat.Com™ and commented:
    Pay it Forward Friday with Author Georgiana Derwent and GIVEAWAY!!

    Pay it Forward Friday Presents

    Author Georgiana Derwent

    Cavaliers Trilogy:

    Oxford Blood,

    Screaming Spires

    and Ivory Terrors (to come).

    June 28, 2013 at 6:04 pm

  5. I would study modern languages and linguistics! I seem to have a knack for languages! I’m fluent in Sign Language and Portuguese (it helps that I lived in Brasil for 6 months). This book sounds amazing! I love your review! It really helps me decide if I want to read a book! Your friday posts are great! My email is thevampirequeen1@gmail.com! Hope I win!

    June 28, 2013 at 6:10 pm

    • Oh you are so talented. I struggle and I’m terrible with French and Spanish. I admire someone who can speak other languages! Thank you about Friday posts… I LOVE to Pay it Forward and give some wonderful Authors like Georgiana Derwent a chance for some exposure! Your blog is “Bite Worthy”! I am a Vamp Gal and I love Vampire erotica! I know my books are Young Adult, but Emma Dask a friend of mine is putting out some short stories of Vampire Erotica called “The Bewitching Blood Series” and when I read them, I melted! They were awesome. I can’t wait until they come out! Lots of love, Emily

      June 28, 2013 at 6:24 pm

  6. SHELLEY S

    I WOULD STUDY HISTORY . THANKS FOR THE GIVEAWAY! calicolady60@hotmail.com

    June 29, 2013 at 1:57 am

  7. Lynda Dickson

    I’d have to go with Literature!

    June 29, 2013 at 2:55 am

  8. I’d have to go with Literature!

    June 29, 2013 at 3:01 am

  9. Thanks again for hosting this Emily and good luck to everyone who’s entered the giveaway.

    June 29, 2013 at 1:27 pm

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  11. Oh, I’d love to study Victorian Literature ;o)
    Thanks!! I love this series.

    June 29, 2013 at 7:19 pm

  12. Thanks to everyone who commented. I’ve now contacted the two winners, but as a little thank you to the rest of you, I’m happy to give you a coupon code to get the book for 99c if you’re interested in reading it.

    If you’d like a code, send me a message at georgianaderwent [at] gmail.com or contact me via my blog. Love Georgiana

    June 30, 2013 at 9:57 pm

  13. I found your great blog through the WLC Blog Follows on the World Literary Cafe! Great to connect!

    Pity I missed your book giveaway competition. Your books are appealing to me as I like paranormal romance.

    Did you self-publish? If so, I am looking for experiences of self-publishing for my blog http://theselfpublishingjourney.wordpress.com. Please email me at fayecarlisle at gmail dot com.

    July 1, 2013 at 2:05 pm

    • Hello, nice to meet you.
      I did self-publish at first! I have tons of advice and experience to pass on!
      Take care,
      Emily

      July 1, 2013 at 2:07 pm

      • great. Please email me at fayecarlisle at gmail dot com

        July 1, 2013 at 2:25 pm

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