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Vampire Vacation by CJ Ellison

CJ Ellisson

In the spring of 2008, C.J. started undergoing some medical tests for some issues she’d been ignoring for a few years. We’ve all done it —ignored a problem we hoped would go away because our lives were too busy to give attention to some small minor inconvenience.

Tests led to more tests and answers started to slowly trickle in. To keep her mind off of all that she couldn’t do and to focus on what she could do, she started writing in February 2009. A lover of books for decades, she owes her husband, Pete, her first writing partner, and many close friends a big hug of thanks for thinking she should even attempt to write a book.

In five months C.J. managed to: Write her first 90,000-word Urban Fantasy novel, join several writing guilds and writing sites, start a fan page on Facebook, enter several writing contests and become a finalist in most of them, attend her first National writing conference and learn a lot about how to write. Who knew it could take so much work and still be so much fun?

C.J.’s is represented by Kristin Lindstrom of Lindstrom Literary Management. Her publisher is Red Hot Publishing, a small press dedicated to preserving the author’s rights.

Vampire Vacation

Meet Vivian. She’s a 580-year-old vampire who exudes sex, has a talent for drama, and is passionate about two things: her human husband, Rafe, and their resort for the undead. Her ability to project physical illusions has created the perfect vacation spot—a dark, isolated Alaskan hideaway where visitors can have their wildest fantasies come true.

Vivian knows the best performance requires perfect timing, but the powerful vamp is put to the test when she

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The Hunt by CJ Ellison

discovers a corpse in a locked guestroom minutes before the next arrivals. Always cool-headed, Rafe hides the body, convinced he and Vivian can find the culprit without disturbing their guests.

Juggling the increasingly outrageous demands of their customers while tracking a killer isn’t easy. Will their poking and prodding give them the answers they need, or will it uncover secrets Vivian would kill to protect?

The Hunt

Vivian thinks she can control every aspect of a deadly game with her usual manipulations… but what if she can’t?

Seven vampires and seven werewolves pay to hunt a supernatural criminal across the cold, vast grounds of an Alaskan resort. The one to catch her, and live through the encounter, will increase their power by feasting on hers.

The tiny vampire they track is more than she appears, however. To escape a fate of ten years in silver chains, she’ll do anything to survive the weeklong excursion. This time, the darkness holds more than just the stinging bite of the Arctic—it holds death.

Journey along, in this next installment of The V V Inn series, for a wild ride as the tale is told through the eyes of all her new seethe members.

CJ Ellisson’s Web Site:

Buy Vampire Vacation (The VV Inn) at Amazon (Kindle)

Buy The Hunt (The VV Inn) at Amazon (Kindle)

Buy Vampire Vacation (The VV Inn) at Barnes and Noble (Nook)

Buy The Hunt (The VV Inn) at Barnes and Noble (Nook)

The CJ Ellisson Show Running Time: 33 minutes, 14 seconds

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2 Comments on RRN CJ Ellisson (Author) Interview – Show #079

  1. Lea-Ellen {night owl in IL} says:

    C.J. & Desmond,
    Great interview! C.J.’s books sound exactly like what I’d like to read.

  2. Thanks so much for the terrific interview, Desmond! It was great chatting with you and you made the time fly right by.

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