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Elisabeth Naughton Is Here to Chat about Stolen Heat and a Giveaway of Stolen Fury
Monday, April 20th, 2009

Please help me in welcoming talented author (and delightful person) Elisabeth Naughton!

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Elisabeth is here to tell us about her upcoming sequel to her popular romance Stolen Fury, Stolen Heat. If you’re not familiar with Elisabeth’s blend of action, adventure and romance, you’re going to love this. If you leave Elisabeth a comment or ask her a question, you’ll qualify to win a signed copy of Stolen Fury Tuesday evening! (Contest open internationally.)

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Read a Stolen Fury Excerpt

STOLEN HEAT
Book 2 ““ Stolen Trilogy
Available July 28, 2009

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His past tore them apart. Her lies thrust them back together.

Now a killer’s out for revenge, but the biggest threat for both may just be the heat they thought they’d already lost….

Antiquities dealer Peter Kauffman walked a fine line between clean and corrupt for years. And then he met the woman who changed his life—Egyptologist Katherine Meyer. Their love affair burned white-hot in Egypt, until the day Pete’s lies and half-truths caught up with him. After that, their relationship imploded, Kat walked out, and before Pete could find her to make things right, he heard she’d died in a car bomb.

Six years later, the woman Pete thought he’d lost for good is suddenly back. The lies this time aren’t just his, though. The only way he and Kat will find the truth and evade a killer out for revenge is to work together—as long as they don’t find themselves burned by the heat each thought was stolen long ago…

Read an Exclusive Stolen Heat Excerpt

Reviews for Stolen Fury

“Naughton deftly distills deadly intrigue, high adrenaline action, and scorchingly hot passion.”
–Chicago Tribune
“A fun, sexy, page-turning romantic adventure.
This debut sizzles.”
–NYT Bestselling Author, Allison Brennan on STOLEN FURY
“A rock-solid debut…Naughton’s intelligent adventure plot is intensified by the blazing heat that builds from [the] first erotic encounter.”
–Publisher’s Weekly on STOLEN FURY

Elisabeth’s Interview

BK: Thank you for joining us, Elisabeth!
What is sure to distract you from sitting down and working/writing?

EN: Oh, there are so many things. My 4-yr old is probably the biggest distraction. Followed by the DH, who works from home, and finally, the Internet. Facebook, Twitter, blogs…all those social networking promo aspects writers are a part of to promote themselves really suck up my writing time.

BK: Promo is such a big part of this career, isn’t it? What are you working on presently? What about upcoming releases?

EN: I just finished a new romantic adventure proposal, which I’m very excited about. This one deals with a lost Mayan city most in the academic world don’t really believes exists, but which is rumored to be filled with priceless treasures and the key to several Mayan secrets that will impact the way the world views history. It’s a true treasure hunt/quest book replete with danger and mystery, high action and adventure and steamy hot romance.

EN? Right now I’m starting my second “˜Eternal Guardians’ book for Dorchester. The first book in my new paranormal series ““ MARKED ““ is set to release May 2010. I’ve really only just begun writing the second book in the series, which centers around a race of super-buff hero-warriors, all descendents of the heroes from Greek Mythology, but I’m already having a blast with these sexy Argonauts and can’t wait to really get cooking on this second book.

EN: As for other releases, STOLEN HEAT, the second in my Stolen Trilogy, releases July 28, 2009. After that, the final Stolen Book ““ STOLEN SEDUCTION (Shane’s book) ““ hits the shelves in January 2010.

BK:I remember you mentioning that Argonaut premise on the Bradford loop and being so jealous I didn’t think of it. It sounds so awesome. What’s the best compliment you ever got on your writing or a book?

EN: I have to say, the best compliment I’ve gotten came from my husband. He’s not a big reader, and honestly hadn’t read more than a few chapters of my work even after I sold. Last August we went to Hawaii and he asked me to bring STOLEN FURY with us so he could read it on the beach. The book had already been through production, so I knew if he hated it, there was nothing I could do about it. Reluctantly, I printed the book for him and had it bound (didn’t have arcs yet) and gave it to him.

EN: Now, my husband loves the beach, but he’s not a big swimmer. He prefers to soak in the sun, drink a good beer and read a magazine or two. Several times over the course of our vacation while he was sitting on the beach reading my book, he’d put it down and head off to swim in the ocean. All I could think was, “What the heck?” Finally, after angsting over his obvious dislike of my work until I wanted to scream, I followed him into the water and said, “Okay, buddy. What gives? You don’t even like the water and you keep going swimming. Do you hate the book THAT much?” He got a funny look on his face, pulled me close and said, “I can’t help it. We’re here with friends. And your book is HOT! I have to keep going swimming to cool off!”

Best compliment I’ve ever gotten.

BK: *Laughing* That’s a great story, Elisabeth, and you’re right–high praise, indeed.
If you could time travel to any time or place—the past or future—where and when would you go to, and why?

EN: Fun question! I’d go to Ancient Greece and the site of the first Olympics. I have a real fascination with all things Greek, and the thought of being able to stand in Olympia, to watch the games and see which myths are true and which simply became legends really floats my boat.

Thanks for having me here today, Beth!

BK: My pleasure, Elisabeth. It’s always refreshing visiting with you. 🙂

Find out more about Elisabeth here. And if you haven’t entered the Daring Time Contest yet–go on! Read the rules, you don’t have to have a blog or do anything ‘techy’ to enter, and you could win big!

35 comments to “Elisabeth Naughton Is Here to Chat about Stolen Heat and a Giveaway of Stolen Fury”

  1. cecile
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 7:26 pm · Link

    Hey Beth! Thanks for the contest! Great Interview! Thanks for the new author to add to the list!



  2. bridget3420
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 7:49 pm · Link

    Hi Elisabeth,

    I’m looking forward to reading your books!

    Bridget



  3. Elisabeth Naughton
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 8:01 pm · Link

    Hi Cecile and Bridget! Thanks for the comments. I hope you enjoy the books!



  4. Lea
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 8:07 pm · Link

    Hi Elisabeth!

    It’s so great to see you here at Beth’s. Please don’t enter me in today’s contest Beth – I’ve already read “Stolen Fury”, and LOVED it. I can’t wait to read Peter and Shane’s stories.

    Not long for “Stolen Heat” now!

    I really liked the epilogue to “Stolen Fury”, that you posted on your website Elisabeth. It was great to read the finale to Lisa and Rafe’s story. The action and wonderful dialoue you penned into that story was exciting and entertaining.

    All the best to you Elisabeth!
    Warm Regards
    L



  5. Roberta Harwell
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 8:33 pm · Link

    Hello Elisabeth,

    Your Stolen trilogy sounds fascinating. Would love to win a copy. Enjoyed your interview. Like the part apart your hubby. This is too cute. Have a great day.



  6. Eshani
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 8:35 pm · Link

    Hi Elisabeth,
    Great Interview! The greatest compliment story made me smile..
    I’m really looking forward to Stolen Heat..I’m facinated with Egypt and their history, and I’m excited to see how it’s incorporated into your novel =)



  7. Sue A.
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 9:05 pm · Link

    The interview was great! I have to check out the Stolen Trilogy after reading the blurbs.



  8. MarthaE
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 9:05 pm · Link

    Hi Elizabeth! Your books sound wonderful..I love suspense. Great compliment from your husband!*G*



  9. Lynda
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 9:21 pm · Link

    Great interview! Loved the part about your hubby. Do you need to research alot? It sure sounds like it! Thanks



  10. Beverly G
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 9:42 pm · Link

    Hi Beth i loved the interview whata great story about your husband icant wait to read this series it sounds so good my question is if you oculd go back to any time in the past where would you go and why



  11. danni
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 10:16 pm · Link

    I would love to be entered for a chance to win Stolen Fury. Haven’t read your book yet but they’re on my list. They sound really good!!!!



  12. Larena Wirum
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 10:34 pm · Link

    this sounds good. I haven’t read any of Elisabeth’s books. I will have to check this out. :mrgreen:



  13. Donna S
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 10:42 pm · Link

    Great interview. I loved both excerpts. Im going to have to be on the lookout for Stolen Fury so I can read Stolen Heat when it comes out. I love this type of story.



  14. Sandy M
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 10:50 pm · Link

    I just love the covers! That’s good enough for me to read your books, Elizabeth! But I did read the excerpts and that cinched it for me.



  15. Becky Ward
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 11:42 pm · Link

    Great interview! Elizabeth is a new author to me. I read the excerpt for both books and loved both of them. I have added them to my list to get.



  16. Karin
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 11:43 pm · Link

    I really enjoyed the interview. Along with that, both excerpts sound fantastic. I’m sure the books are just as wonderful and I look forward to reading them.



  17. Blanche
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      · April 20th, 2009 at 11:55 pm · Link

    Hi Elisabeth!

    I’ve also already read Stolen Fury and I loved it………..so don’t enter me in the contest!

    I’m anxious and looking forward to Stolen Heat!! :mrgreen:



  18. blodeuedd
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 12:05 am · Link

    The book sounds good 🙂 and thrilling.
    And since I am a sucker for ancient times/things I love the covers



  19. Jane
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 12:32 am · Link

    Hi Elisabeth,
    Congrats on the success of your debut novel. I look forward to reading “Stolen Fury.”



  20. Eimy
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 12:40 am · Link

    I’d love to win a copy of Stolen Fury. Please enter me!



  21. Maija P.
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 12:42 am · Link

    I’m really looking forward to reading about this lost Mayan city adventure. I’ve always loved ancient stuff (Egypt, Incas etc) 🙂



  22. Katy M.
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 5:17 am · Link

    Hi Elisabeth!

    Facebook can be so leathal; I think: I’ll just get on for 15 minutes and it turns into hours 🙄

    The story about your husband reading Stolen Fury is hilarous! I’m sold! 😆

    I always was part facinated and part terrified about ancient Rome and the Colosseum: gladiators, lions, tigers, and filling the Colosseum with water to have actual naval battles!



  23. booklover1335
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 5:31 am · Link

    Hi Elisabeth,
    Thanks for chatting about your books, they are definitely going on my TBR list. I love the story about your husband reading your book, compliment indeed 😀



  24. Eva S
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 6:50 am · Link

    Hi Elizabeth,
    your books sound great and I’m looking forward to reading them, they are on my wishlist!



  25. cursingmama
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 6:56 am · Link

    Stolen Fury sounds like my kind of book! I can definitely see how your husbands reaction is the best kind of compliment.



  26. Ashley Madden
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 9:55 am · Link

    I love Egypt, so this looks great to me! Thanks for the post!



  27. Erika R
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 10:21 am · Link

    Both books sound great. I’ll definitely need to get my hands on them soon.



  28. chey
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 10:46 am · Link

    Great interview! Loved the excerpts



  29. Elisabeth Naughton
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 11:37 am · Link

    Hey all,

    Thanks for the great comments! :mrgreen:

    The Stolen books have been a lot of fun to write. I love history and adventure, and I’m a sucker for research, so the Greek/Egyptian relic angles have been intriguing to play with.

    Thanks also for the kudos on the books/excerpts/covers. My editor just told me the cover for the third Stolen book – Stolen Seduction, Jan 2010) is almost done, and I can’t wait to see it! I really love this series and these characters, so I’m thrilled my pub has done such a bang-up job with them and that they’re being received so well.

    Oh, and Beth…I’m having a BLAST with the Argonaut books. And I totally owe the Bradford girls because a random comment on your group blog there gave me the idea in the first place.



  30. Paula
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 1:13 pm · Link

    That’s a great story about your husband reading your book, thanks for sharing. :mrgreen:



  31. Jody F.
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 1:36 pm · Link

    You’re a new to me author, but your books sound wonderful. I definitely look forward to reading them.



  32. Lisa F.
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 2:07 pm · Link

    I would love to read these books.



  33. Cathy M
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 3:23 pm · Link

    Hi Elizabeth, I loved the excerpts for this series and would love to read Stolen Fury.



  34. catslady
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 4:17 pm · Link

    I really enjoyed the excerpt and the interview – thanks!!



  35. Pam S
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      · April 21st, 2009 at 5:03 pm · Link

    What a great interview! I haven’t had a chance to read Elizabeth’s books yet, but after the interview and excerpts it’s definitely on my list to get :)!







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