Oct 10, 2010

Relaunch of Dracula In Love by Karen Essex with Contest

Watch the video of Karen Essex as she speaks about the inspiration for her bestselling novel Dracula in Love.

This book is truly one of my favorites of 2010. It combines a haunting, paranormal romance with hard edged history.  Read the review.

CONTEST: Doubleday is offering THREE lucky readers a copy of Dracula in Love.

To enter simply comment that you would like to win a copy of the book. One entry per person. US residents only. Contest ends October 24.

[This contest is closed. Thanks to everyone for participating!]

Dracula in Love By Karen Essex
Fall Events


Oct. 1 Hoity-Toity Boutique
4381 Tujunga Ave
Studio City, CA 91604-2752
(818) 766-2503
6-9 pm.
Book signing and clothing sale.
Join us for wine and fashion!

Oct. 8-10 Southern Festival of Books
Nashville, TN
Program: Solo presentation, followed by book signing.
The short play ASYLUM based on a scene from DRACULA IN LOVE will be performed and filmed by Vanderbilt Students.
3:00-4:00 pm, Senate Chambers

Oct. 12 The Pulpwood Queens and Timber Guys Book Clubs
Jefferson, TX
Location: Austin Street Bistro, downtown Jefferson, TX
Program: Victorian dinner party with book clubs @ 6:30pm

Oct. 13-14 Various media appearances in Dallas, TX, TBA

Oct. 15 826LA | Dead Author Reading
Location: Upright Citizens Brigade, 5919 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028
Time: 7:00 pm
Program: This Is Your Life: Paul F. Thompkins (host) as H.G. Wells; Scott Aukerman as Bram Stoker
DRACULA IN LOVE is a tie-in to the October theme of Halloween and horror writers.

826LA | Dead Author Reading After Party
Location: La Poubelle, 5907 Franklin Ave., Hollywood, CA 90028
Time: 8:00 pm
Program: 826LA | After Party featuring “Bloody Mina” cocktails, author appearance and book signing. Proceeds to be donated to 826LA.
Bookseller: Stories Bookstore

Oct. 17 Dark Delicacies
Location: 3512 W. Magnolia, Burbank, CA 91505
Program: In-store signing with F. Paul Wilson (Fatal Error) and Harry Shannon (A Host of Shadows)

Oct. 22-24 The Beverly Hills Literary Escape
Program: Café Conversations
Authors: Karen Essex , Dani Shapiro, Robert Goolrick, Heidi Durrow, Michelle Huneven, Joyce Maynard, Michael Krasny
Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Location: Saban Theatre, 8440 Wilshire Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90211
Bookseller: Barnes & Noble

The Beverly Hills Literary Escape
Luncheon: Karen Essex with Robert Goolrick (A Reliable Wife)
Location: tbd
Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm
Bookseller: Barnes & Noble

Oct. 27 Boutique du Vampyre
Location: 633 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
Program: Reading and Signing
Time: 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Contact: Marita Jaeger, maritavampire@yahoo.com, 504.561.8627

Oct. 28 Octavia Books
Location: 513 Octavia Street
New Orleans, LA 70115-2055
(504) 899-7323
Time: 6:30 pm

Oct. 29 Vampire Film Festival
Location: New Orleans, LA
Time: 7:00 pm
Program: Discussion prior to film screening tbd
Bookseller: Octavia Books

Oct. 30 Vampire Film Festival
Location: New Orleans, LA
Time: 3:00 pm
Program: Panel, reception, book signing
Bookseller: Octavia Books

Oct. 30 Private Party/Fundraiser
Location: New Orleans, LA
Time: tbd
Author signing.
Bookseller: Octavia Books

Oct. 31 826LA | Stories
Location: The Echo in Silverlake, CA, or tbd
Time: 6:00 pm
Program: Staged reading of ASYLUM by Amber Benson and Co.; Music by Ryan Gosling; Author Appearance; Book Signing
Bookseller: Stories Bookstore


Nov 3 Books, Inc.
Time: 7:00 pm
Program: Staged reading of “Asylum” scene; Author Appearance; Q&A; Book Signing
Bookseller: Books, Inc.

Nov. 8-10 Italian Book Tour and Media events in Milan, Italy.
Appearances TBD

Other Events (Dates TBD)

Co-production with Wicked Lit to be hosted at different venues
Author/Movie Nite at The Egyptian with Karen Essex, Kat Richardson and Adrienne Barbeau.


Zahir Blue said...

I'm interested in seeing another version of "Dracula."

debbie said...

I would like to read this book. It is interesting to see a different take on the classic.

Virginia C said...

"Bram Stoker's Dracula" remains my all-time favorite horror classic. I am intrigued by the reviews for "Dracula in Love", and I'd love to win a copy of the book : )

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Kimberly B. said...

This really sounds like a great read! Thanks for the terrific contest!
beax0002 (at) umn (dot) edu

katsrus said...

Really enjoyed seeing Karen's video. I would love a chance to win this book. Beautiful cover.
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mortiana said...

Yes i would love to win a copy of this book

catslady said...

I would love to read this book. What an enticing cover and I enjoyed the video.


rachel445 said...

I'd love to enter! Thanks for having the contest.

Marta said...

Ah, I'd love to have this book, but don't enter me in the contest. I'll leave it to others to win. I just tweeted about the contest.

Julie said...

Count me in the giveaway.


Tore said...

I really want to read this book. I can't wait. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

Heather B. said...

Would love to be entered in the contest

Wulfie said...

I'd love to read this book.

wulfshado at gmail dot com

Patricia Altner said...

Many thanks, Marta

luckyld said...

i would love to be entered in this contest i love vampires there soooo cool & sexy some vampires have a human heart & a human soul.

Dot S. said...

I'd love to win this book!!!

SiNn said...

id love for a chance to read this book sounds awesome please count me in

Vickie said...

I have DRACULA IN LOVE on my Recorded Books wishlist and would like to see how it compares to a handheld version. I would like to enter the contest.

VWinship at aol dot com

donnas said...

Thanks for the chance! I really want to read this and just havent had the chance to get it yet.

bacchus76 at myself dot com

SandyG265 said...

Please enter me in the drawing for Dracula In Love. Thanks

sgiden at verizon.net

Stephanie said...

I'd like to be entered to win this book.


booklover0226 said...

I enjoyed the review and the video has me wanting more.

I look forward in reading this.

Tracey D
booklover0226 at gmail dot com

k_sunshine1977 said...

please count me in! i've been dying to read this!

k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

Sandra said...

I would love to win this book!
Good Luck To All..


Tawania said...

I would love a chance to read this book. Please enter me in the giveaway.


Jesi S. said...

I would love to win a copy! Always been in love with Drac; jeep244@yahoo.com.

Dawn M. said...

I would love the chance to read this. Count me in, please!

Thanks! :0)
librarygrinch at gmail dot com