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Holding out for a Hero is going on tour with Rachel's Random Resources, if you wish to participate please contacme on with your name, blog name, preferred post type and availability. 

Holding out for a Hero by T. E Kessler


Genre:  Science-fiction romance (mature themes)

Tour Dates: 1st - 7th May 2020

Publication Date: 2016

Standalone First Book in the Jelvia: Not Human series

Formats available: Mobi, Epub or PDF

Estimated Page Count - 450

Types of post available: Reviews, extracts or Q&As (blogger or author supplied)

Author Content Warning: Themes of the sexual and violent nature. Over 18 only.

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When she was a child, her mother was murdered and subconsciously ever since, journalist Macy Shaw has been searching for a hero.

She found one, but the hero she found was a Jelvia.

Undeterred, she used her connections to go after the biggest story of her life.

Narcifer saved a woman by merely being a Jelvia—his presence causing terror and making the assailants flee.

And it amused him when his “heroism” created a national stir, so when a pretty little red-head asked to interview him for a story, Narcifer felt compelled to grant it to her, especially when she gave all the signals that she wanted more than a story.

However, on the night Narcifer inadvertently became a hero, he had been tracking a scientist with orders to kill, and strangely no matter where Narcifer’s line of investigation took him, his search always brought back to the red-headed journalist, Macy Shaw.

About T. E Kessler

Tina Kessler writes steamy romance for the 18+ market and is the pen name of Louise Wise.


Louise Wise is a British author from the Midlands in England. Her debut novel is the acclaimed sci-fi romance titled EDEN, which was followed by its sequel HUNTED in 2013.


Forthcoming, JELVIA: NOT HUMAN series is themed on the above Eden and Hunted books.




SPIDER book 3 will be released late spring, 2020.


Wise took the decision to write under the name of T. E Kessler for her JELVIA: NOT HUMAN series to separate them from her regular novels to the mature material. Her other works include:


Eden (sci-fi romance) – slight sex references

Hunted (sci-fi romance) slight sex references

A Proper Charlie (romantic comedy)

Oh No, I’ve Fallen in Love! (dark, comedy romance)

Wide Awake Asleep (time travel, romance)


Wise enjoys writing comedy and finds a place for it in ALL her books. She has written numerous short stories for women’s magazines such as Take a Break and Woman’s Own.

Follow T. E Kessler



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  • Louise Wise Twitter
  • Louise Wise Amazon
  • Louise Wise Facebook

Blog Tour Schedule

Maximum 3 stops per day.  Confirmed blogs will appear here. 

1st May

  1. Fany Reads English

  2. Rosie Writes...

  3. Becca’s Books

2nd May

  1. Jess Bookish Life

  2. The Magic Of Wor(l)ds

  3. Splashes Into Books

3rd May

  1. Rrr - Recommended Romantic Reads

  2. Jazzy Book Reviews

  3. Seansbookreviews

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