Ladies & Gents of the Lair, I am very pleased to announce that L.A. Witt & Daniel Harding have made a trip to the Lair today.... And Daniel... is well.. quite interesting!
Welcome to the Riptide Publishing/L. A. Witt blog tour for Something New Under the Sun, the sequel to my vampire/cyberpunk novella, A Chip In His Shoulder!
Every comment on this blog tour enters you in a drawing for a choice of two eBooks off my backlist (excluding Something New Under the Sun) and a $10 Riptide Publishing store credit. Entries close at midnight, Eastern time, on January 27th, and winners will be announced on January 28th. Contest is NOT restricted to U.S. entries.
Interview with Daniel Harding
Me: So today, I’m visiting with Daniel Harding, one of the two main characters from A Chip In His Shoulder and the brand new sequel, Something New Under the Sun. Daniel, it’s good to see you again.
Daniel: I’d say the feeling is mutual, but… no.
Me: Oh. Um. Okay, then. *cough* Tell us a little bit—
Daniel: Actually, I have a bit of a bone to pick with you.
Me: I see. *glances warily at camera* All right. Go ahead.
Daniel: *sitting back, folding his arms* So first you sent my ex-boyfriend to come and kill me.
Me: Well, technically that wasn’t me, that was—
Daniel: Whatever helps you sleep at night, lady. Anyway, so first you sent my ex to kill me. And I can kind of get over that because of how it ended, but still, that wasn’t cool. So after you did that, was it really necessary to for Liam’s newest mod to—
Me: SHHHH! No spoilers, you twit.
Daniel: *raising eyebrow* Twit? Really?
Me: Yeah. Can’t swear in an interview. And that goes for you too, just so you know.
Daniel: Well [censored] that.
Me: *exasperated sigh* You know, I did let you and Liam get a little freakier in the sequel. Doesn’t that count for something?
Daniel: Of course it does. That’s the only reason I didn’t bring Liam with me.
Me: Oh. Did he, um, was he planning to come with you?
Daniel: Yes. And he wasn’t going to play nice, believe me.
Me: *gulps* I appreciate you leaving him at home.
Daniel: *narrowing eyes* I almost didn’t. I mean, seriously. In book 2, when you had my dad come along and—
Me: What did I just say about spoilers? Hmm?
Daniel: And what did I just say about bringing Liam along? Because I can still call him.
Me: No! Please don’t. No. No. Bad idea. No Liam.
Daniel: That’s what I thought. Now as I was saying, I know we put my dad in a corner, and he wanted to break out the big guns, but that was just low having him—
Me: Okay fine. Bring Liam in. No spoilers, damn it.
Liam: I think it’s time we have a little chat. *looks at camera* Turn that thing off. I said turn it off. Now.
Cameraman: Hey! Hey! Leave my camera alone, you—
L.A. Witt is an abnormal M/M romance writer currently living in the glamorous and ultra-futuristic metropolis of Omaha, Nebraska, with her husband, two cats, and a disembodied penguin brain that communicates with her telepathically. In addition to writing smut and disturbing the locals, L.A. is said to be working with the US government to perfect a genetic modification that will allow humans to survive indefinitely on Corn Pops and beef jerky. This is all a cover, though, as her primary leisure activity is hunting down her arch nemesis, erotica author Lauren Gallagher, who is also said to be lurking somewhere in Omaha.
L. A.’s backlist is available on her website, and updates (as well as random thoughts and the odd snarky comment) can be found on her blog or on Twitter (@GallagherWitt).
SOMETHING NEW UNDER THE SUN Blurb:
Liam Lansing is heir to a prominent family of bio-modified vampires. That is, until he chooses the wrong lover and is cast down to the Gutter to scrape for his life.
Daniel Harding is heir to Cybernetix and a prince of the corporate Sky. That is, until his ideology drives his father to put a price on his head, forcing him into the Gutter.
But Daniel and Liam won’t vanish meekly into the smog. Together, they plan to rip open the hidden corruption that runs the Sky—for vengeance, for justice, and for hope. They strike against the corporations in a daring raid. When everything goes wrong, Daniel must betray his core beliefs to save the man he loves and protect his dangerous secret. Only through courage in the face of death—or worse—might he and Liam change the world they live in and create something new under the sun.
Something New Under the Sun is available January 21st from Riptide Publishing. Also available: the prequel, A Chip In His Shoulder.