Aug 8, 2011

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Blood Ties Character Interview with Jayden (AND a Giveaway) *CLOSED*

Hey guys! Jayden from Mari Mancusi’s Blood Coven series stopped by today for an interview! =) Enjoy!

Who is your famous crush?

Okay – this is a professional crush, not a romantic one, but I am obsessed with the Dog Whisperer. As you know, I love animals and work with them on a daily basis at the Comedy Pet Theater in Vegas. Caesar has such a way with dogs–I’d love to spend a week with him and learn all his secrets. Then maybe the mischievous rescues who are too smart for their own good would actually listen to me for once!

If you could travel to anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

I’d travel to Africa and go on a safari. It would be amazing to see all the animals out there, living wild and free. Unfortunately, I’ve never been anywhere outside of Vegas. My mom just doesn’t have that kind of money. Maybe someday…

What is it like being a hemophiliac?

It’s not an easy life. If I get even the tiniest cut, I could easily bleed to death. So I have to be very careful. Which means I can’t do some of the more adventurous stuff some of my Vegas friends like to do. And I probably shouldn’t be working with dogs and cats who could possibly scratch or bite me and cause a major problem. But I love animals so much, it’s a risk I’m willing to take. 

Why would you risk your life to save Sunny?

Because she’s worth it. She’s worth everything. And her boyfriend just doesn’t seem to get that, which is so unfair to her. I don’t know how anyone could treat someone like her as second priority. If I ever had a chance with her I’d dedicate my whole life to making her feel safe, happy and loved.

Is there anything that you would like to reveal about yourself that readers do not know?

My life was always pretty much an open book until recently. As readers will learn in Blood Ties, I was bitten by a vampire and now am slowly morphing into one myself. I’m not sure how this will affect my relationship (or lack of one) with Sunny. I know she’s very into vampires, so I’m secretly hoping it might work out in my favor… But don’t say anything to her–I don’t want her to think I’m trying to come between her and her boyfriend. Even if he doesn’t deserve her…

Aww! Isn’t Jayden a sweetie! If Sunny doesn’t want him, I’ll take Jayden. icon wink Blood Ties Character Interview with Jayden (AND a Giveaway) *CLOSED*

If you want to know more about Blood Ties, here is a synopsis:

BloodTies Blood Ties Character Interview with Jayden (AND a Giveaway) *CLOSED*

The final battle is brewing between Vampires and Slayers. But for Sunny McDonald, the true war is being fought over her heart.

Though now officially back in the arms of her vampire boyfriend Magnus, Sunny finds she still can’t forget the gentle mortal Jayden who once saved her life. And when the darkness threatens to steal his humanity, Sunny finds herself with a choice. Stay true to Magnus and the Blood Coven or defy them in a desperate attempt to save Jayden’s soul.

Meanwhile, the Blood Coven is gearing up for its toughest fight yet–going head to head with a splinter group of Slayer Inc who’s regrouping in Tokyo, Japan, still determined to take over the world. In dark blood bars and hidden temples, it’ll be Vampires vs. Slayers in a showdown that could cost Sunny not only her heart…but also her very life.

Don’t leave yet! Mari was kind enough to offer up a copy of Blood Ties to one lucky reader out there. This giveaway IS International!! All you have to do is leave a comment with a way to contact you. This giveaway will end one week from now (8/15).

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  1. Lizzy-boo says:

    Dat is wicked!! I so wanna read it!! Can't wait!

  2. Anonymous says:

    omg! i love love love jayden he's sooo awesome(: and mari mancusi is the best author ever, i really like her writing style;D

  3. Anonymous says:

    love this novel:) <3

  4. Michelle Light says:

    Awww. So sweet. I would sooo love to read how that turns out! I don't know which team…. no no no no… This will not become a "team" thingy because too many vampire books have them. Whatever, I think either guy is good. But I would choose Magnus because I don't like dogs.

  5. Anonymous says:

    For some reason I can see why sunny is with Magnus but Jayden does seem to treat her better.

  6. Wow! THanks for the giveaway. The book sounds fantastic!

  7. I would definitely like to meet with Caesar as well because my dogs, much as I love them, don't listen to me at all:) I'm apparently not the pack leader. Such a great giveaway too, thank you, thank you!


  8. heavenisabookstore says:

    Not heard of this book, but sounds like a good read. I really enjoyed the interview, especially knowing the hemophiliac and still works with pets. Cool!

  9. Clarissa P (Clary) says:

    I swear I wanted to hit Magnus while reading Bad Blood. Jayden is so sweet. Can't wait to read what happens to him in Blood Ties. =)

  10. Carrie at In the Hammock Blog says:

    aww, i like what jayden says about sunny :) Thank you for the contest!!

    inthehammockblog at gmail dot com

  11. StuckInBooks says:

    Nice – thx for the giveaway!


  12. nice i would definitely want to do a safari also.


  13. I'd love to enter! Thanks for the giveaway!

  14. Martha Lawson says:

    This one sounds just awesome. I'd love to be entered to win.

    old gfc follower

    mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

  15. Oh, it definitely does not sound like it's fun being a hemophiliac. It's so brave of you to take the risk. I'd probably do that too because I can't imagine my life without animals.

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!
    missie at

  16. Lisa Richards/alterlisa says:

    Awesome! Awesome series! Can't wait to read the latest book.

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  17. The Lovely Getaway says:

    I love that cover, its gorgeous! thanks so much for the chance to win! :)


  18. I haven't heard a ton about this book but it sounds really interesting. And that interview was awesome! A great way to get a better idea of the characters ;)
    candace_redinger at yahoo dot com

  19. Great series. Cant wait to read Blood Ties.

    bacchus76 at myself dot com

  20. Loretta @ Between The Pages says:

    This book sounds good!
    Enter me please! :)

  21. latishajean says:

    Thank you so much what a great giveaway! I would love to read this book thanks for the chance! Im a GFC follower/latishajean

  22. Thanks for the great giveaway! Blood Ties sounds great.
    GFC- audreyclair

  23. Good for you !

    We all love watching the Dog Whisperer in this household.

    And surprise, surprise we are in Africa (South Africa)

    Thanks for the giveaway and hope you get to come to Africa someday soon.

    You would love the game reserves over such as Kruger National Park where you can really overdose on he beauty of the Wild.


    Carol T

    buddytho {at} gmail DOT com

  24. Wow, I love this series so thank you so much for the chance to win! :)

  25. Thanks for the chance!

    spamscape [at] gmail [dot] com

  26. whispering words says:

    sounds amazing! Thanks for the giveaway!

  27. Thanks for the giveaway!

    deadtossedwaves at gmail dot com

  28. Lisa Richards/alterlisa says:

    Awesome, awesome series.
    Thanks for the giveaway!
    I'm a follower on GFC-Lisa Richards

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  29. Maryann Nixon says:

    It looks so goood!
    Thanks for the giveaway.
    Smileess_ox at hotmail dot com

  30. Anonymous says:

    hi…thanks for the giveaway:)

  31. iLuvReadingTooMuch says:

    Thanks for the amazing giveaway and nice interview! :D
    iliveforreading AT hotmail DOT com

  32. I'm a die-hard fan of the Blood Coven series! Please enter me for this giveaway!

    aikychien at yahoo dot com

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