Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Book Blast & Giveaway for Charlesgate by Dina Keratsis

Welcome to my stop on the Book Blast Tour, presented by Goddess Fish Promotions, for Charlesgate by Dina Keratsis.  Please leave a comment or question for Dina to let her know you stopped by.  You can enter the giveaway, where Dina will be awarding a $25 Amazon GC, by commenting and filling out the Rafflecopter form below.  You can follow the rest of the tour stops here, the more stops you visit, the better your odds of winning.

By Dina Keratsis

Publisher:  Dina Keratsis
Release Date: June 23, 2014
Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance
Length: 268 Pages
ISBN:  9781500355920

BUY LINKS:  Amazon | Page Foundry | Scirbd | Kobo | Apple

About the book:

Ever since Zylla Berry first saw the dilapidated mansion in Boston’s Back Bay, she’d become enchanted. When she walks by one day to find that someone is renovating the old beauty, she walks through its open door and meets Jabe Thayer. 

Determined to restore The Charlesgate to its former splendor, Jabe is thrilled to meet Zylla, who shares his passion for the building and knows its history. As they get to know each other, they find that their love for The Charlesgate is not a coincidence and as supernatural forces intensify, they begin to uncover a sinister secret that will threaten their future.

From the piratical seas of the seventeenth century, to Boston’s Gilded Age to the present, The Charlesgate is a haunting novel of ancestry, fate, and the unfailing power of love.


Zylla trotted up the steps into the cool darkness of the alcove and lovingly gazed at the gold-green ceramic tiled walls. Along the ceiling, the glossy tiles sported figures of knights, cherubs, flowers and heraldic crests. She ignored the chunks where tile was missing, just as she overlooked the broken lantern that hung from the ceiling on a rusted chain.

Instead, she turned to the iron-barred glass double doors, barely glancing at the yellow and black “No Trespassing” sign taped across them, or the thick chain and padlock wrapped around the door handles.

As always, Zylla wrapped her fingers around one grubby brass handle, closed her eyes, and pulled. And as always the padlock didn’t magically fall off to allow her entry into the Charlesgate’s realm.

AUTHOR Bio and Links:

 Dina Keratsis is an award-winning author of romance fiction in which all roads lead to illumination and magic is found in the mundane. A New England girl, she has a penchant for punk rock, Scottish tea rooms and a mad crush on Sirius Black. She lives in Massachusetts with her husband and two children.


  1. I enjoyed the excerpt; thank you for the chance to win :)

  2. This looks really interesting. I love gothics and am glad to see a resurgence of this genre.

    1. Hi Maggie! Me too. I can't decide if Charlegate is a true gothic. It's definitely inspired by the old-fashioned tales of yore but it has a contemporary edge (if the 1990s are contemporary!). Dina

  3. I'm looking forward to seeing how this book plays out. It sounds great :)

  4. Thanks for having me! I'll be stopping to chat throughout the day.

  5. The last paragraph of "About the book:" draws me in, thanks.