Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Seeing the Future


My turn to play host! I'd like to kick today off by talking about my next paranormal release: Visions of Heat. Ready? (Passes out Godiva chocolates and the best French champagne. *g*)


Faith NightStar sees the future. She's an F-Psy, a foreseer, gifted or cursed depending on your point of view, to see that which is yet to be. She's spent her life using that ability to forecast for business, but now her gift is showing her twisted, dark things, things no one should have to see...

However, it also shows her the face of the jaguar hunting her--except this cat is a shapeshifter, a very dangerous and sensual male, one who could save her...or sentence her to endless madness.


Click here to read an excerpt from Visions of Heat, which releases in March next year (not long to go now!) and is set in the same world as Slave to Sensation. And if you haven't visited the Behind The Scenes page on the Psy-Changeling series, you might want to check it out. It's fairly basic at the moment, but that'll change as the series progresses.

By the way, did you notice gratituous cover usage on the right? I think I might stalk that cover model if I knew who he was. (For some reason they won't tell me hmmm...)

Onto the topic of this post - seeing the future. My question for you all is, do you think you'd like to possess Faith's gift? The catch is, you wouldn't be able to pick and choose your visions. Just like Faith, who sees both evil and the promise of passion, you might see good but you'd also see bad. Given that, is foreseeing a gift you'd like to possess?

*Giveaway: Leave a comment to be in to win. I'll pick a winner tomorrow. The prize will be one of the books from my backlist (winner's choice).

32 comments:

Minna said...

I don't think I would like to possess Faith's gift even if I could control my visions.

May said...

Nope.

If I knew my teenage years was going to be a trainwreck, I'd have committed suicide when I turned 12.

I can't wait for Visions of Heat, Nalini!

Tam said...

Undecided, Faith's gift may have some good points. I want to read the book before I make up my mind.

Estella said...

I don't think I would like to have Faith's gift. They say ignorance is bliss.

Meljprincess said...

Hi Nalini,
Champs and Godiva. Now we're talkin'!
I haven't read SLAVE yet but it's a book I covet and VISIONS is something I want to read as well.
I'd like to have Faith's gift. Then I'd know if I was going to win something and if I didn't I wouldn't get so disappointed. lol!

Amy S. said...

If I could use it to help people, I would. Sort of like the guy that gets tomorrow's newspaper today on the TV series Early Edition.

Amy S. said...

If I could use it to help people, I would. Sort of like the guy that gets tomorrow's newspaper today on the TV series Early Edition.

LadyVampire2u said...

Visions of Heat sounds awesome and I fully intend to snag a copy when it comes out. As for having Faith's gift, I think I would be able to handle it. I mean, my life is already a little crazy and if by adding a bit more paranormal happenings, I could help people, then I would want the chance to do that. Might come at a price but I always wanted to be a real heroine. Not of the moment, but of the always. Saving lives is worth a few nightmares, and keeping a low profile in my opinion.

Kelly said...

I think it would make me crazy to see things before they happen especially if I couldn't control it.

Kelly said...

Forgot to add...Looking forward to Visions of Heat cause it sounds great.

bamabelle said...

Hi Nalini,

I do not think I would want Faith's gift. I think it would be exceptionally hard to cope with the negative side of it.

CrystalG said...

I don't think I would like to possess Faith's gift. It would drive me crazy.

Dannyfiredragon said...

Hi Nalini,

I really don't want to have her gift.

Can't wait to read Visions of Heat, I just loved Slave to Sensation

Little Lamb Lost said...

I think it would be difficult in the extreme to have Faith's gift. If I could change the outcome of a vision I might be willing....but that might affect an expected good outcome in a bad way. Hmmm...nope, best not to know.

Carol said...

No, I don't want to know what is going to happen. It's better just to live for now and not to know either the good or the bad that will be coming.

pearl said...

It would be difficult to possess Faith's gift.Sometimes we do know what will happen but we ignore it and then have to face the reality.

alissa said...

Having faith's gift would be a great asset but to use it wisely is important.

joelle said...

It would be wonderful to have such a unique gift. But it would have to be used carefully and the person would have to understand the importance that this wields.

sharon said...

Having such a special gift gives you such powers that have to be carefully used. I would love it but guard it.

Jennifer Y. said...

Sounds like a really good book!

I don't think I would want Faith's gift. It sounds like it could get annoying...especially if you can't choose what visions you want or when they come. Maybe if I could choose when they would come it might work.

Sagittarius Uisce Beatha said...

I think I'd like to have Faith's gift. It's all about balance, with good comes bad. I'd like to know good things and share the happiness with others. And if I must see bad as well, then I'd like to be able to help prevent it by warning people (even if they think I've lost my marbles) I can see though how it would be difficult, cause if you can't prevent the bad from happening then one would feel like they were to blame cause maybe they could have stopped it. It's the "what ifs" that would be hard to deal with. But regardless, if there is good that can be shared then I'd want her gift.

angela said...

While it's a cool idea, no.. I don't think I'd want that gift personally.

KarenG said...

I enjoyed the excerpt very much. I would like to possess Faith's gift. I could then possibly have a chance to stop or alter the bad. If I didn't succeed I would know that at least I had tried my best.

Maureen said...

I don't think I would like to have Faith's gift. It would be too much responsibility.

Lis said...

I wouldn't mind Faith's gift. Maybe there'd be a way to stop the bad visions from coming true and for helping the good ones happen sooner.
Sounds like a terrific book!

Kris said...

Oh!! I cannot wait. I loved StS and am anxiously waiting for Visions of Heat. Though I would not want her gift.

Cathy said...

That's a toughie. To be a slave to your visions would be such a heavy burden. I don't think I would be strong enough to handle that kind of a gift/curse. But I definitely love stories about it.

Cathy said...

Hey, great fun facts on your Psy-
Changeling page.

Pamk said...

Nope sure wouldn't cause unless I could change it i wouldn't want to see the bad stuff
I have your slave to sensation on my tbb list.

jocelyn said...

I'd like to see the future; I'm very impatient all the time. I might not like it so much if I actually had it, though.

KimW said...

Oh, I hope the sensual cat saves her. lol Neat storyline idea! I would like to have visions. Good and bad.

GingersJag said...

Funny you asked this question...because while I don't have her gift to this degree, I always know and see when bad things are going to happen. And quite frankly, it scares me and the family. When you have the entire clan calling to see if anything "bad" is going to happen, it gets on your nerves. And you dread seeing it too, because there is not much you can do to change it, except scare the be jeebies out of those you tell....

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