J.L. McFadden is author of The Guardian series, a unique blend of paranormal, urban fantasy and romance. This post is part of his 4WillsPublishing-organized blog tour, to celebrate the launch of Choices, the second book in his series. Before you leave, don’t forget to take part in his Rafflecopter Giveaway!
The Guardian: Book 1 in the Guardian series
In The Guardian, John, a young man from Detroit, realizes he has a special bond with a vampire, Gala. This gives him special abilities and makes both of them a target, as the ancients will stop at nothing to destroy him and his relationship with this unbridled female vampire.
Choices: Book 2 in the Guardian series
In Choices, Adela, head of Gala’s coven, and John both have their fair share of choices to make. Adela must think of her coven, but at the same time she feels a burning desire for Gala’s Guardian.
John is torn between the woman he is fated to and Adela. He feels a desire to protect Gala, but also a yearning for Adela. At the same time, Adela must search for the secret journal known as the Guardian journal and protect those she loves from the dangers that lurk in the shadows.
Adela: the prequel to the Guardian series
Also available is Adela, the prequel to the series. The book follows the adventures of Adela, a beautiful young woman of a very wealthy family in Eastern Europe, who is fending off advances from an older aristocratic German businessman with an evil presence about him.
When she falls madly in love with another man, her suitor attempts to use the enslavement of her father’s land and people to force her to be his own.
Character List: Adela
Adela is the leader of a vampire coven in Lithuania and of the strongest vampires in the world. Gala is her great-great niece and a member of her coven. In Choices, Adela struggles with her attraction to John, her grandniece’s Guardian.
- Height: 5’9
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Brown
- Born: 1194 AD
- Turned: 1215 AD
- Gifts: Has ancestral abilities –strength and gifts vampires gains at a certain age.
- Family: Deceased – except her grandniece of many generations whom she turned to save from a terminal illness.
Character List: Gala
Gala is Adela’s right hand and C.O.O of the research company that is owned by the coven. Though her Guardian bond is so strong with John that she saved him from a car crash before his Guardian powers took hold, she finds herself wanting to push him away; she has never been able to handle any sort of relationship with anyone.
- Height: 5’6
- Hair Color: Dirty Blonde
- Eye Color: Ice Blue
- Born: 1972
- Turned: 1989
- Gifts: Has a Guardian
- Family: Deceased
Character List: John
John is Gala’s Guardian. He is torn between Adela and Gala: he feels his bond with Gala, but her constant rejections and fits is making it even harder to deal with his attraction to Adela. He wonders if his attraction is due to the one ability Adela has gained through her ancestral powers – to be irresistible to anyone.
- Height: 6’2
- Hair Color: Black
- Eye Color: Blue
- Age: 23
- Job Description: Guardian
- Gifts: Guardians gain their supernatural powers from their bond with a vampire; their spirit is so connected to the vampire that if the vampire parishes the Guardian will soon follow.
- Family: Deceased
About J.L. McFadden
J.L McFadden was born in Pennsylvania and spent his life bouncing around the States until beginning to travel the world. Starting out, he was a well-known musician in upstate New York that had a heavy playing schedule. Later, he went back to his home state to work in the Lumber mills of the mountains. In California, he worked in sales, management and even directed a small moving company until deciding to see the world.
His travels around the world have allotted him to not only join an International Aikikai Aikido Federation, but to have trained with Sanseis from Belgium, Ukraine, Russia and other European countries. He accounts his journeys and meeting of new people to his broad character types in his books.
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