Well I certainly hope it will be a treat…
As I have promised – Ice Bound the fifth and final installment for the Crescent Bound series is now live on Amazon!
Hey this is Lucky,
Look what I found while surfing today. I was hanging ten in this gnarly barrel when I heard the wind call out a name…
“K a r l i R u s h”
I hit the beach and started checking around and what did I find buried in the sand but a blog spotlight about our favorite author. Not wanting this jewel to go unnoticed I am out here spreading the word. Read away my good peeps.
Hello One and All,
My name is Lucky and I am back to interview yet another Witch from the World created by Author Karli Rush. I have been away for a while, let’s just say that Megan and I had a very long discussion that lasted about…a month or so? Best damn conversation I have ever had. Megan you will not be forgotten. Unless…what was I talking about? Kidding, that’s a book joke, read the book, get the joke, sorry, back to business.
Hey, we have a special guest here today, David Van Buren, fire elemental extraordinaire and ex-boyfriend to Alyssa Worthington. David how are you today?
Lucky, here I am, now what are your other two wishes.
Feeling good about yourself are you? Got a little Genie in a bottle thing happening?
I’m feeling good and just saying I think I warrant a little more than being Alyssa’s ex!
Tell me about that then, why does that bother you so? How does it make you feel?
What the hell are you, Lucky, my shrink? Look I thought I was here today to talk about me and what I have going on.
Like hooking up with a red headed pysco that tries to scorch your ex-girfriend?
See that’s what I’m talking about, everything is tied to Alyssa and what happens to her.
David, you had a chance to get her back, hell, you could have not ditched her when you went off to the Arcane. From my view, you made your bed, as horrid as it is.
Okay now, let me tell you something. (Flaming hands) and I want you to listen without interruption.
(Nodding quickly to David and flaming hands go out, David rubs his forehead)
When I was fifteen I met Alyssa and something happened with that first meeting. I was at a coven gathering and had heard about the true blood heiress to the Worthington coven but had never seen her. She walked up to me with her hand out and said “Welcome to the Worthington coven, my name is Alyssa.” Her smile disarmed me and I was hooked. We dated for about two years once I found the courage, which comes out wrong sometimes.
I always had, and still have this feeling of knowing her before I knew her. The smile, her rolling of the eyes, the way she walks are all familiar to me in a way that doesn’t make sense. It is as if I have known her before. Maybe we have been around each other in a past life, I don’t know.
It was that feeling that kept pushing me on to make it work. Yeah, I did a stupid thing when I left for the Arcane, but by then we spent more time getting on each others nerves and negativity of any kind is bad for a witch, so , thinking I’m doing a noble thing, off I go with a breakup phone call later. I couldn’t face Alyssa, I can’t say no to her face.
Then Marc came along, and man, did I hate that guy, but he is growing on me and I see something there that was never part of Alyssa and I.
Well now, David, that was a mouthful and I see better now how things are but tell me, Megan says that she, at one time, would have…how did she put it…”Given him things that even the Arcane couldn’t undo.” Why not Megan?
(David rolls his eyes in a pretty good impersonation of Alyssa) Megan, that girl has more life in her than most metropolitan areas. She is one of the close and loyal friends to Alyssa. Even though witches are very open sexually, compared to humans there can still be certain situations where they can be difficult. Alyssa, Megan, and Lisa have never shared guys, they have always maintained a separation to their love lives and I would have broken that unspoken rule. Megan would be very fun, but also temporary, she gets bored way to easy and it will take a special witch to tame this vixen.
Alright David, so why hang out with your ex-girl at all, why have you not moved on?
Dawson, he is my best friend, we have known each other forever and he talked to me one day. He said that we are necessary for Alyssa and being her good friend and supporter is more valuable than trying to reclaim our relationship. He says Alyssa will need us all one day and so here I am, being an unforgettably annoying friend.
How much trouble has your mouth gotten you into, David, you’re not known for being complacent.
(Laughing) Yeah, I can piss them all off and I really don’t care. I speak my mind, say what I think, like your hair is horrid, who cut it, a monkey that drank too many espressos?
(Checking my hair in the glass of the booth) My hair is awesome! Thanks. David, we are going to wrap it up here, any final thoughts?
Back up Lucky, your standing on my aura.
(Door shuts loudly)
Thanks for joining me again for another eye opening interview from the world of Crescent Bound…now where did I put Megan’s number?
Megan, yeah it’s Lucky, Lucky, you know they guy that interviewed you…L U C K Y… come on that’s not funny…no I’m not still tied up, hey what are you ….
Raven Bound is now available at the links below.
Raven Bound brings you deeper into the witch world of Alyssa and Marc. A world hidden even from the Worthington Coven rears its dark magick and Alyssa is caught in a vortex of lies, deceit and deep secrets of black magick.
Her mind-twisting journey will be one that may bring her own secrets to bear. Who can you trust? What is the breaking point? How far will you go to protect the ones you love? Come join the witch world of Crescent Bound and find out.
“What genre is Crescent Bound?” is a question I am repeatedly asked. I thought I would muddy the waters even more by trying to answer it here, on my blog.
So here goes, okay, it starts out as a standard Young Adult, high school, boy meets girl love story, cool, but it is paranormal because the main character is a modern-day Witch living in a hidden witch world, and yet romance infects her and so now it is also a Paranormal Romance, until things start getting creepy and dangerous. Add in a touch of darkness with a splash of fantasy along with some blood and now what? Horror? Suspense? Dark Paranormal? On top of that there are some really fun sex scenes, not erotica descriptive, but it skirts the edge of that genre. So now what, you see, when I wrote Crescent Bound, I simply wrote about the Protagonist and how her life evolves.
Let’s just say Crescent Bound unfolds from Young Adult into standard Paranormal Romance, and then leans into Dark Fantasy, and still it slides by the edge of Erotica but not quite then sprinkle in some blood type horror and what do you have now?
What you have is Crescent Bound, the first in a series of five from me, Karli Rush. What I hope everyone discovers is that being locked into one genre is not necessary and I find drifting from one into the other quite necessary to truly tell Alyssa’s story.
Want to buy it or try it, then click below, free sample download.
Coming shortly will be some details into the Witch World of Alyssa Worthington. If there is anyone out there that has a question, let me know and i will answer it. Look for the Inside Peek soon