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Daylight’s Deadly Kiss is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contact me on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

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Daylight’s Deadly Kiss by Jay Raven

Genre: Gothic horror/dark fantasy

Blog Tour Dates - 3rd - 10th April 2020

Publication Date - 3rd April 2020

Standalone Second in the Blood Riders series (Book 1 - Crimson Siege available on request)

Estimated Page Count - 310

Formats available: Mobi, Epub or PDF

Types of post available: Reviews (preferred), or basic promo / spotlight posts

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In 19th century Europe the most deadly vampire-killing weapon ever devised is up for grabs - and both the Undead and the living will stop at nothing to possess it...   


It’s a legend, a fairy story parents tell frightened children to make them sleep. Basium Lucis - Daylight’s Kiss - the fabled compound that recreates sunlight in a bottle, and incinerates bloodsucking monsters on contact.


Vampire hunter Anton Yoska doesn’t believe in its existence or the whispered rumours of its creation by Leonardo Da Vinci 250 years before.


But when a mysterious Hungarian arts dealer claims to have uncovered the long-lost formula, Anton’s cynicism is shaken to the core as he is tasked to procure the pyrotechnic marvel for the Vatican’s centuries-old battle with the vampire sect known as the Brethren.


In a desperate race to beat nosferatu forces intent on destroying the wonder weapon, and cold-blooded gangsters who desire the Alchemist’s most prized invention for their own aggrandisement and riches, Anton is caught in a maelstrom of double dealing and lies..


Traps loom at every turn, and nothing is what it appears, but acquiring the Basium Lucis is the least of the his problems  - for the ferocious Modjeski vampire family want retribution for his slaughter of their clan chief a year before. And old flame and rival slayer, Nadia, has her own devious plans to thwart Anton’s quest.


As time runs out and predators circle, the beleaguered hunter realises he’s been tricked into a suicide mission. But Anton Yoska won’t go down without a fight – and he doesn’t care who he takes to Hell with him.

About Jay Raven

Jay Raven is the author of Gothic chillers and historical horror reminding readers that the past is a dangerous place to venture, full of monsters and murderous men. He blames his fascination with vampires, witches and werewolves on the Hammer Horror films he watched as a teenager, but living in a creepy old house on the edge of a 500-acre wood may have something to do with it.

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Publication Day Premium Package Schedule

Capacity per day as shown. Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

3rd April

  1. Mai's Musings

  2. Jazzy Book Reviews

  3. B for bookreview

  4. Jane Hunt Writer

  5. On The Shelf Reviews

  6. Curled up with a good book

  7. The Northern Witch's Book Blog

4th April

  1. K T Robson

  2. Jessica Belmont

  3. Nesie's Place

5th April

  1. donnasbookblog

  2. Tessa Talks Books

  3. Where The Reader Grows

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