Saturday, April 25, 2015

Author Saturday Spotlight: Tyler May #Giveaway

I just recently started reading Tyler May's books. I started with Silver & Black. I didn't know what to expect but I'm a sucker for a hot billionaire saving the day. The cover intrigued me so I one clicked and read. It was pretty much just what I was looking for. Then I entered a giveaway to win Angel of Darkness (A vampire MM book) And I won. I LOVED it! I was for sure a fan! It's not easy being a writer that can do All human and paranormal/fantasy. But, Tyler does it!

We are going to take a look at her work, do an interview, and wrap it all up with a great giveaway! Let's begin.

M/M paranormal romance between a blind vampire and his human lover. Because of explicit sexual scenes and adult language this book is intended for readers 18+

After a tragic event in his life, Christian Bowman found sanctuary in reading and developed an obsession with the paranormal and vampires. Now twenty-one, Christian fantasies come to life when he meets Zander, a blind vampire. A fantasy he’s only dreamt about. But will that dream turn into a nightmare when he sees just how dark and dangerous living in a vampire’s world can be? Is their love strong enough to withstand obstacles one could only imagine?
Christian is in love with his Angel of Darkness…..But is there a happily-ever-after in a vampire’s world?
They have a past, but can they have a future?

Does love have a cost?

Brian Silver is CEO of the world’s largest coffee house chain in the world, Silver Coffee. Growing up in a wealthy family, Silver had it all: money, fame, and any man he wanted, but that was never enough. Silver wants more. After a tragic health event that leaves him vulnerable in life, he realizes that business will not bring him the happiness he needs, and he’ll do anything to find that happiness.

Greyson Black is a coffee house barista in one of the Silver Coffee chains in downtown Manhattan. Greyson is finishing school and determined to find the best path for his life. When Brian Silver makes a "surprise" stop at the franchise, he’s more than intrigued by the young, gorgeous Greyson. Silver knows there’s only one thing that he must have now, and he will do whatever it takes to get him.

When Silver and Greyson get together, sparks fly. Silver is perfect in Greyson’s eyes, but is love blind? A mysterious stranger is out for Greyson, and the mind games have just begun. Greyson starts to question everything, including Silver’s advances. When Danger is lurking around every corner, no one is safe. Greyson will have to determine if love is worth the danger and excitement.

Can attraction be fatal, or will attraction be the saving grace Greyson needs? Will Silver’s secrets ruin them or will someone else have the first shot?

Love is blinding, but suspicion is the real killer.

Tyler May is in no way slowing down. Check her out on Goodreads and you'll see all the projects she has coming.


Thank you, Tyler, for being my spotlight this Saturday and for answering these questions. I have a few of them and hopefully they won’t be too painful for you lol.

First, I want to say I am a recent fan. I have in the last few weeks devoured your work and had many book hangovers over your work. That said, has there ever been any books you’ve had book hangers over and if so can you tell us some? 

Tyler:  Oh a ton!  Recently, not too many. Mom duty and writing has consumed me, but there has been a ton in the past. Let's see probably the last I can remember was Complementary Colors. But there has been many sleepless night while I devoured many books lol.

Silver & Black is amazing. You created 2 characters that were intriguing and sexy. Can you tell us what is next with these two? Are there sequels in the works?

Tyler: Yes! There is a sequel in the works. Two, actually. Levi is a spinoff of Silver & Black, but you will get a full story of him and more of Grey and Silver. That will be the first book to come out after. The continued story to S&B will be Titanium and I'm hoping to have that sometime at the end of the summer(don't hold me to dates lol). In Titanium, readers will get to know their relationship better. It will take place almost a year later, so Greyson will be seasoned in Silver Inc. They will have to balance working together and their personal relationship. Oh, there will be plenty of sexy scenes, but the trials will creep in.  We haven't seen the last of Greyson's father, and that will add some drama to the story. It's going to be a journey and I can't wait to see what people think about the ending ;) **oh, the ending!** because of that, there will be one final book after that. A series of three is planned as of now, but you'll need a third, believe me. <3

You are versatile in your writing. Paranormal/ fantasy to Realistic/ Mystery.  Is this something we can expect with all your work? 

Tyler:  I write what feels right. I like drama!  I love intense scenes.  With that said, Angel of Darkness is going to be my only vampire saga. After that is over, unless someone pops in my head, most of what I write will be contemporary or mystery.  But, there may be a fantasy or paranormal if one is aching to get out. But my vampire's still have a story to be told so it's not over for them just yet! Lots to do. 

Angel of Darkness, I have to ask (I hope this isn’t a spoiler) but what made you decide to make not just a main character blind, but a vampire MC?

Tyler: Oh, that's no spoiler. Everyone knows that my MC is a blind vampire. I wanted something different. I wanted my vampire to stand out. I knew it was going to be a challenge, but I thought what a wonderful story to tell.  Zander just popped in my head one night, and from the beginning he was sightless. So I told his story the way I felt it needed to be told. Now, you'll notice Silver has vision problems too. No, I do not have an obsession with blind men. lol, yes I've been accused of that. I just want my main characters to have real problems, real situations, and Silver's story is real to me. I based him off of my sister's story. She passed away and donated her corneas to a 10 year old boy with the same eye disorder. 

If you could collaborate with any author (s) who would you love to work with?

Tyler: This is a hard one. Oh, so many lol.  I have so many friends that are authors and I would love to collaborate with them.

Are you attending any conferences this year, if not are there any you hope to attend in the next year?  

Tyler: I haven't signed up for anything yet. I've still new to this author thing so I'm still learning how everything works. I'm in Michigan and I know there is a Great Lakes one in October. Might check that out.

Many times authors say the genre chose them, but I like to ask this question. Why MM?

Tyler: Hmm. I think it's pretty simple, it's what I like to read. Most of my friends and family were shocked when I told them I wrote a gay romance. Why? I don't know, but it's funny to see people's reaction. I just enjoy the genre. I love two strong men and to see how their relationship generates and works.  I would agree though, it seems I can't write a M/F. I tried. It sucked! lol

Aside from what you told us above, what else is in the works for you?

Tyler: I always have something going in my head! New stories, new characters, new ideas.  Right now, my focus has to be finishing the series I have started. Angel of Darkness will have two more books(a third depending on how my ending works).  Billy and Cash's story and The River. The River, Readers will witness something insane. Something so special: a gay vampire wedding.  But in true vampire fashion, darkness is lingering....Until Death do we part will have a new meaning.  I have Levi in the works and then it's on to Titanium in the Silver & Black series.  I also have a short story(about 10k words) releasing in May called Mocha's Help. It's about how a dog helped get his own together with his soul mate.  It's cute and a little corny, but we all need a little lighthearted read once in awhile.  I also have another story(a GFY: gay for you)  story called The Remodel. Hoping to have that done too. Fact is, I have to many men talking to me and not enough time to write them all lol. They'll get out one way or another.

Where would be your dream place to travel to for book research?

Tyler: Honestly, I'm a homebody. I like to be right here. I know lame. lol 

If you could have dinner with any 3 people (Living or dead) who would you choose and why?

Tyler: I would have to pick my parents and my twin sister. They all passed away and I would give anything to have one more chat with them. One more time with them. There are so many things I would love to ask them, to know more. 

How can your fans follow you ie: Facebook, twitter, website?

Facebook: I would love new friends. I interact with my Facebook daily and it's probably the best way to get in touch with me.   Tyler on FB
Twitter: @authortylermay

Thank you, Tyler, for speaking with me today! I can’t wait to see what’s next for you.
Tyler: Thank you for doing this. I had a great time. I love it! 

 Now a special giveaway for you. Tyler May will be gifting someone a $5.00 Amazon gift card and an ebook of Silver&Black AND an ebook to Angel of Darkness. You will get a chance to see how awesome she is. And then when you're done reading that, you can use the GC to buy more of her work!  This is an AMAZING PRIZE PACK for someone!

I want to thank Tyler for being here today. The contest will run until Friday, May 1st. Winner will be contacted via email (So check your spam) Enter below and good luck!

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  1. Tyler May is a new author to me and her books sounds really interesting I don't think I've read a book about a blind Vampire. I'm adding her books to my wish list.


  2. I have read all of her books and they are great. Can't wait till the next one comes out.

  3. Tyler is new to me, but I've been eyeing Silver & Black for a while. I wasn't aware of Angel of Darkness though. I'm highly intrigued and have added that one to my TBR with Silver & Black. Thank you for the great interview.

    1. Silver & Black was awesome! I'm excited for more of that series!!! Angel of Darkness was great too

  4. New to me author. I hear fantastic things about Silver & Black so, will have to check it out!! Thanks!

  5. I loved Silver and Black, so I'm thrilled to hear there's going to be more :)

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  6. read all of tylers books so them

  7. I have talked to Tyler on Fb but haven't had a chance to read her books. I have good things about both Silver & Black as well as Angel of Darkness. They are sitting in my wish list/buy list. Glad to hear her books are doing well. Thanks for the chance

  8. Tyler, what can I say to you that you don't already love ya sweetie. Oh heres something not revolving the stories but I forgot to mention last time we talked. I joined that group to help apread the word and to also help myself. So thank you. You know I adore your books as well as your friendship so if You need anything you know where to find me.

  9. Tyler hi, yes you are new to me but not for much longer. Now I have to check out your repertoire. Great interview and thanks for all the heads up.

  10. Thank you for a chance to win these books, I have read a borrowed copy (via Prime) of Angel of Darkness and I would love to own one of my own as well as the sequel, as I enjoyed it very much <3

  11. I have read Silver and Black (Kindle unlimited) and loved it! Thanks for the chance

  12. I look forward to discovering what these books have in store.

  13. I look forward to discovering what these books have in store.

  14. Looking forward to read Silver & Black... Love Angel of Darkness!!! Thanks for the giveaway!!