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Saturday, June 10, 2023

ROGUE DARKNESS (Immortal Guardians Book 12) by Dianne Duvall - FAVORITE QUOTES + giveaway

Hello! Thank you for joining us. I’m excited to be here today, celebrating the release of ROGUE DARKNESS. If you enjoy paranormal romance that features powerful immortal males who love strong women, edge-of-your-seat-action, fun banter, laugh-out-loud humor, and sizzling passion, then I think you should pick this one up. (Don’t worry if this is your first time encountering my Immortal Guardians series. If you dive in with this one, you won’t feel lost.)

To give you a taste of what you’ll find in ROGUE DARKNESS and hopefully whet your appetite for more, I thought I would share five of my favorite quotes from it. :-)
Nicole shook her head. “You are so weird. You think my nose is cute?”

“Yes, damn it. It’s freakishly appealing.”

Taking him by the shoulders, she turned him around and pushed him toward the door. “Go get laid, Sean.”

Laughing, he dug in his heels and faced her. “I didn’t say it turned me on.” Assuming a thoughtful expression, he tilted his head to one side, narrowed his eyes, and stroked his chin. “Although…”

Nicole scowled at Étienne. “Did you read my thoughts?” She seriously doubted Sean would’ve mentally described himself as hot.

“Yes,” the French telepathic immortal admitted without remorse. “But only because I heard something foul went down last night and was worried.”

Krysta nodded with exaggerated solemnity. “And because he’s nosy.”

Étienne laughed.

Nicole turned to Sean. “Okay. So I did inadvertently tell them. But I did not mentally use the word hot to describe you.”

“Yes, you did,” Étienne corrected her. “Many times.”

“Damn it,” she grumbled.

“I love you, Sean.”

Amber light flared to life in his eyes. “I love you, too.” His lips touched hers, the contact conveying such immense tenderness that tears welled in her eyes.

She pressed a palm to his stubbled cheek. “As more than a friend?”

Though he turned his head slightly so he could nuzzle her palm, his bright eyes held hers. “As my everything.”

Nicole bit her lip as a new concern arose. “I didn’t do anything I should feel embarrassed about, did I?” A vampire’s bite didn’t just leave victims loopy. It could also lower inhibitions.

“Other than ravishing me and stealing my innocence, then farting in your sleep? No.”

She laughed. “I did not!”

“Okay. You didn’t fart in your sleep.”

She grinned. “But I did steal your innocence?”

“No,” he said, injecting his response with amusing petulance. “I kept waiting for you to, but noOo. All you wanted to do was sleep.”

Again, she laughed.

Seth’s lips twitched as his dark eyes lit with amusement. “That was a first for me, by the way. I have never in all of my long existence had to rescue an immortal who _____.”

[ I don’t want to spoil the surprise. ;-) ]

What about you? What are some of your favorite book quotes?
Immortal Guardians fans, do you have any favorites from the series?
Have fun with Sean and Nicole!

ROGUE DARKNESS (Immortal Guardians Book 12)
by Dianne Duvall
June 13th, 2023
New York Times bestselling author Dianne Duvall brings readers the next stand-alone novel in her “fast-paced and humorous” (Publishers Weekly) and “utterly addictive” (RT Book Reviews) Immortal Guardians series.

Immortal Guardians have hunted and slain psychotic vampires for thousands of years. Now someone is hunting them. Humanity remains oblivious to the existence of immortals, vampires, and gifted ones, so how does this rising nemesis even know who they are and where to find them? Could it be the machinations of an old nemesis—one they thought they defeated? Or is this something new? Because unlike the foes they’ve faced in the past, this one doesn’t just target immortals. He targets those who are near and dear to them.

A gifted one under the Immortal Guardians’ protection, Nicole has worked hard to land her dream job—that of an Immortal Guardian’s Second or mortal guard—and loves working with Sean. He’s smart. He’s funny. And despite the sometimes dark existence he leads, the two of them laugh a lot. Years spent as a special ops soldier prepared Nicole well, enabling her to keep Sean safe despite his tendency to dive headlong into danger. But can it keep her safe? The enemy they face is determined and shrewd. Uncovering his identity may require new methods of engagement and force her to take a few risks.

Sean hasn’t been immortal long, but he knows the rules. And according to the rules, Nicole is off-limits. She’s his Second. His guard. His best friend. The one person who knows him better than anyone else. Though he loves every minute he spends with her, friendship is all they can ever have... isn’t it? Sean soon begins to question that as the two of them engage in a deadly cat-and-mouse game with the enemy, one that will reveal the true depth of their feelings for each other and drive him to abandon the rules altogether.

The Immortal Guardians Series:
Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, #1) —
Night Reigns (Immortal Guardians, #2) —
Phantom Shadows (Immortal Guardians, #3) —
In Still Darkness (Immortal Guardians, #3.5) —
Darkness Rises (Immortal Guardians, #4) —
Night Unbound (Immortal Guardians, #5) —
Phantom Embrace (Immortal Guardians, #5.5)
Shadows Strike (Immortal Guardians, #6) —
Blade of Darkness (Immortal Guardians Book 7) —
Awaken the Darkness (Immortal Guardians Book 8) —
Death of Darkness (Immortal Guardians Book 9) —
Broken Dawn (Immortal Guardians Book 10) —
Cliff’s Descent (Immortal Guardians Book 11) —

About the Author:

Dianne Duvall is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Immortal Guardians paranormal romance series, the Aldebarian Alliance sci‐fi romance series, and The Gifted Ones medieval and time‐travel romance series. The Lasaran, the first book in the Aldebarian Alliance Series, was a #1 Audible Mover & Shaker. The Segonian, the second book in the Aldebarian Alliance Series, was a Barnes&Noble Top Indie Favorite. Audible chose Awaken the Darkness as one of the Top 5 Best Paranormal Romance Audiobooks of 2018. Reviewers have called Dianne's books "fast-paced and humorous" (Publishers Weekly), "utterly addictive" (RT Book Reviews), “extraordinary" (Long and Short Reviews), and "wonderfully imaginative" (The Romance Reviews). Dianne's books have twice been nominated for RT Reviewers' Choice Awards. And her audiobooks have been awarded the AudioFile Earphones Award for Excellence.

Dianne's books have all appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, and/or Kobo Bestseller lists. The first book in Dianne's The Gifted Ones series, A Sorceress of His Own, is a prequel of sorts to Darkness Dawns. A USA Today bestseller, A Sorceress of His Own is a medieval romance with paranormal elements that was awarded the AudioFile Earphones Award for Excellence and was an Audie Finalist. The second book in the series, Rendezvous With Yesterday, is a time travel romance that won the GraveTells Readers' Choice Award for Best Historical Romance.

In addition to writing romance, Dianne has completed a one-act play (comedy) and teamed up with an award-winning screenwriter to write a spec script for a new situation comedy. Several of her poems have also been published in anthologies.

When she isn't writing, Dianne is very active in the independent film industry and has even appeared on-screen, crawling out of a moonlit grave and wielding a machete like some of the psychotic vampires she creates in her books.

For the latest news on upcoming releases, contests, and more, please visit or sign up for her Newsletter. You can also find Dianne online . . .

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  1. I love the cover art and synopsis, Rogue Darkness sounds like a story that I will enjoy reading. Is this book the last in the series or are there more stories to come?

    1. Hi Bea! There will be more books in the IG series! Dianne also has a spin-off sci-fi romance series called Aldebarian Alliance. We hope you love Rogue Darkness! ~Crystal, Dianne's trusty assistant :)

  2. I am so excited for this book!!

  3. Can't wait! 💜💜💜

  4. I'm really looking forward to this!

  5. Can’t wait to read this!!

  6. I'm so excited for this book to come out.

  7. So looking for Nicole & Sean's story!

  8. Can't wait to read this!

  9. I can't wait to read their story! I knew they'd be fun as soon as they were paired up.

  10. Man! These are so teasy! Can’t wait until tomorrow!

  11. Can't wait to read! I love this series.

  12. looking forward to the finding out the context for those quotes :)

  13. I can't wait to read this

  14. Those were fun lines from the book! This sounds really entertaining. Thanks!