Monday, July 9, 2012

Enslaved In Shadows Blog Tour: Guest Post with Tigris Eden & Giveaway

Author Tigris Eden is with us today to promote her latest release, a sexy shifter paranormal romance and is sharing the art of writing a love scene with us. Stick around to learn more about Enslaved In Shadows and enter the giveaway for a chance to win your own copy!

The Art of A Love Scene in Paranormal Romance
By Tigris Eden

I think there are varying different “art forms” for a Love Scene in PNR. It really depends on the situation. I like very detailed love scenes. I am going to assume when you say “Love” we are not necessarily talking about bumping uglies. Right?

So I will go with the road of least resistance. Kisses! YAY! The perfect kiss in a love scene can leave the reader all tingly inside. I’ve read a few books where the kiss was the best part of the entire scene! It starts off slow and lazy, or rough and hard. How can you possibly beat that?

Tenderness is another good tool that makes the love scene that much more fulfilling. Describing a character’s emotions can become quite complex. I don’t think I’ve mastered the perfect kiss in a love scene, but I’m getting there.

Strong hands, warm mouths, and sensuous glides of tongues or even clashing of teeth, those are incredible pictures to paint into a love scene. *dreamy sigh* But for werewolves, vampires, and other paranormal creatures, we would need to throw in the occasional, marking, biting, sucking, drinking, tasting…. OOOOOOOOHHHHHHHH

There are so many different ways to paint a love scene; ultimately it would depend on the person holding the brush. Firm brush strokes or soft strokes either way will get you to the end result.

What would you paint for your love scene?


A man's Past leads to his Future...... 

Agent Stone of the Shadow Unit's job is simple, most days. Work in the Shadows, police his own Kind.

When an unwanted assignment turns out to be his darkest fantasy from the past, Draven can't help but be conflicted by the memories of the past and his responsibilities in the future. But his decision has been made.

The Heart of a woman is Tested........

Jes can't let the tall dark agent back into her life. 
How can she trust any man after what she's endured. Years of abuse have broken her down and she doesn't have room for more. The man she turns to for help hasn't abused her physically but he's tormented her emotionally. A past betrayal left her scarred, but also brought her life.

Can she accept him into her heart and trust him again?

One will survive and adapt, the other will realize hearts can be mended even if it’s a bit too late.

The road to forgiveness sometimes only brings more pain. Unexpected events set their lives on two separate tracks leading to one outcome. Lives will be changed and an emotional battle to save their souls will leave them both trapped and enslaved in their need for one another.


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*Tigris will be donating 50% of the proceeds for during the first week of sales for Enslaved in Shadows to Domestic Violence Awareness*

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Tigris is giving away an ecopy of Enslaved In Shadows to one lucky winner! 

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  1. I like details in everything I read ;)

  2. I like both. I like it racy and detailed but then sometimes it's nice to switch it up and have it be more discreet.

  3. I like them all - its all fantasy fodder :)

  4. Congrats on the new release. Thanks for the fun post. I like both, but given a choice, I'll pick racy and detailed. You know, the more details the better. We should learn something new everyday, so you never know when that'll happen, maybe reading a book.
    This book sounds fantastic. Can't wait to read it.


  5. Most definitely I love details, details, details when it comes to a love scene. Congrats on the new release, the book sounds awesome and I can't wait to read it.

  6. Both. The scene just has to fit with the storyline :).

    Congratulations Tigris!


  7. Thanks for having me on the blog today!

  8. I like both really. Sexy and detailed is great is some situations, it really gets my motor running. Discreet is sometimes sexy too,
    it helps to set a mood between the characters and the reader. It keeps the reading attention, always waiting for more.
    Congrats on your book release Tigris!!
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  9. Thanks for a great post and congrats on the new release!

    Ya know it depends on the story for me. If the writing is dark and gritty and the characters are pretty well fleshed out then details, details, details! If it's lighter and the characters more... wholesome... then a sexy fade to black... I'll take either :)

  10. I love them steamy and racy. I like plenty of details also. I don't mind not so steamy either because you get to use you imigation more. This is a new author for me . The book sounds great. Thanks for the giveaway.

  11. The racier and steamier the better! Lots of detail...hey a woman can learn stuff...:)

  12. I like both but lean more towards racy and steamy. Thanks for the giveaway.

  13. I like details! But sometimes discreet works to get to the point where all the details come out. Congrats on the release!

  14. Either, but it has to go with the story.


  15. I love detailed and sexy. It can be both ways. I love reading a variety of different scenes.

  16. I love my PNR and RL worlds to have as much down and dirty sex as possible!
    msmjb65 AT gmail DOT ccomd

  17. Hi
    I just enjoy paranormal romance love scenes, no matter what kind. Thanks!

    dany7578 at hotmail dot com


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