Thursday, February 16, 2012

It’s Inamorata Day!

It’s Inamorata Day! Yey!

Inamorata definition:


A female lover or a woman who is loved.

Carol has been so kind as to let me and my Vampires visit her awesome blog today. Thank you Carol.

Laura Easter lives in and owns a comic book store in mall. If you asked Laura what she suggests you read. She would tell you the “Walking Dead “It is an excellent series on AMC and the comic book is even better. They different enough to both be enjoyable.

Anna Claire is the immortal house maid to the Sturdevant clan. Over the following months she will share recipes and cleaning tips.

How to remove Blood stains in the 21st Century ~ by Anna Claire
Blood can leave dark red stains on fabric, carpet and upholstery. Protein stains, such as blood, become more difficult to remove the longer they are left to absorb into surfaces. Promptly remove blood stains to prevent them from ruining clothing, upholstery and carpet.

1 Blot up fresh blood with paper towels. If the blood has dried, brush off the crusted blood debris using a scrub brush.

2 Fill a plastic bowl with cold water. Dampen a white cotton cloth in the water.

3 Blot the fabric with the damp cotton cloth to wash out as much blood as possible. Frequently rinse the cloth with fresh water to prevent reapplying blood to the fabric.

4 Apply an enzyme laundry pretreatment spray directly to the stained portion of the fabric. Follow the manufacturer's directions on the product's label.

5 Launder the fabric in a washing machine with warm water. Follow the instructions on the fabric's care tag.

6 Allow the fabric to air-dry. Repeat the process if any trace of blood remains on the fabric.

Upholstery and Carpet
1 Blot up fresh blood with paper towels. If the blood has dried, use a scrub brush to remove the crusted debris.

2 Fill a plastic bowl with 2 cups of cold water and 1 tbsp. of liquid dish soap. Thoroughly mix the solution.

3 Dampen a white cotton cloth in the soapy water. Blot the stain with the cloth repeatedly until no more red transfers to the white cloth.

4 Inspect the carpet or upholstery for remaining blood. If the stain has not entirely gone, fill another plastic bowl with 1/2 cup of warm water and 1 tbsp. of household ammonia.

5 Moisten another white cotton cloth in the ammonia solution. Blot the stain with the moistened cloth until the ammonia solution is completely absorbed and the stain disappears.

6 Dampen a clean sponge with cold water. Blot the carpet or upholstery with the damp sponge to wash out the detergent and ammonia solutions.

7 Blot the carpet or upholstery with a clean, dry towel.

Complete synopsis

Inamorata is the first Novel in the “One Bloody Night Series”.

They are supposed to be low key and get their nightly fix from a bag. But what if they could spend a cozy evening eating an old fashioned meal and then when they were done they would simply set the place on fire and walk away—no one would be the wiser?

That’s the plan when a group of rogue Vampires has poisoned the entire security staff at a Christmas Eve party at a mall in Chicago and proceed to take over for the evening and feast upon their own kind of tradition, four house keepers, a maintenance man, a girl who lives in the mall, a lonely late night worker and a couple who have escaped to the department store where she works so their spouses wouldn’t be privy to their affair and some other delightfully unexpected guests.

Everything goes exactly as they expected until the group leader Lucius Sturdevant, and second oldest Vampire to date, realizes that the woman that lives in the Comic book store that is trying to figure out how to kill him is the reincarnation of Laura, the love of his life, that died in his arms of old age, because he didn’t have the heart to turn her.

When I have edited chapters to share, I will beg Carol to invite me back so I can share some.

Coming JULY 2012

One lucky commenter will receive a free Kindle of Glow in the Dark now and Inamorata when it comes out.

Thank you for stopping by.
Keira Kroft

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  1. I am so looking forward to reading Inamorata and the rest of the series, too, of course...

  2. Awesome post today! I swear, I will one day soon learn how to pronounce In-am-o-ra-ta correctly! LOL

    Thanks Carol for letting Keira hang out on your blog all week!

    And many thanks to Keira for a week filled with fun and interesting blog posts!

    LYLAS : )

    1. No's been fun! Hey...check out my ELF KILLER page if you get a chance. I put the awesome trailer you did for me on it.

  3. This was great, Dawn/Keira! I loved learning how to get blood stains out..LOL I believe I have a new favorite series to add to my shelf and I cannot wait to get that first book.

    Thank you both, Carol for allow Keira this time...and Keira for this awsome sharing of things to come...and SOON!!!

    Oh and Laura is my kind of woman...Walk Dead...Yeah baby. ;)

  4. Thank you Robin and Savannah for always supporting me :)

    Carol I was so delighted to be here this week :)

    Tomorrow…Bad Moon day! :)

  5. It is always a good thing to tuck away the blood stain removal never know when you may have to use

    Great post!