Monday, August 20, 2012

Spotlight on... Felicity Heaton's Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance series

Today we have the talented Felicity Heaton on the blog introducing us to one of her delectable vampires for her Vampirerotique Summer Book Tour! Welcome, Felicity!

Introducing Payne, an elite vampire with a touch of mystery

It’s fantastic to be here at Reading the Paranormal for the next stop in my Vampirerotique Summer Book Tour.

Today, I’m going to talk about another of the heroes in the series, Payne.

Payne is relatively new to the scene in the Vampire Erotic Theatre and he already has a few readers intrigued.

Payne is an elite vampire and the ultimate man of mystery. Dark and brooding, he keeps his distance from everyone and keeps to himself. He isn’t interested in connecting with people and does all he can to keep his name clean so no one will probe into his personal life. A man with secrets almost as dark as Antoine’s, Payne is challenged every day at the theatre and finds it difficult to work there, despite his casual and unaffected air. Having had his heart broken once, he has done his best to stay away from females and keep his hungers under control, but when a witch ends up on the stage of Vampirerotique, Payne faces his biggest challenge yet.

I’ve only had the pleasure of writing Payne in two books so far. He’s introduced at the end of Seduce, Antoine’s story, and plays a major role in Enslave, Andreu’s story. Things about him are revealed in Andreu’s story but as much as I would love to mention them while I talk about him here, it would be spoilerish to do so. Payne is fun to write though. He’s cocksure and arrogant, and very powerful, and he knows it. Throughout Enslave, he’s brash and smart, and doesn’t seem to have a care in the world. But what if the personality he projects is a defensive measure? Payne has darkness in him, born in his youth and carried in his heart for centuries. He’s defensive, elusive, and would rather be alone than be around people. I’ve mentioned above that life at the theatre is very difficult for Payne, but he’s doing it as a favour to Callum, who knows a little about Payne’s past and the hard times he’s been through. What Callum doesn’t know is that being around people is painful and being at an erotic theatre is a constant fight against his nature.

Payne is also extremely volatile, dangerous, and liable to resort to violence rather than negotiating to gain peace in any situation. He has instincts that he can’t fully control and a side to his nature that can take over and no place to call home. He’s alone, and while he may say that’s just how he likes things to be, I don’t believe it for a second. Payne’s past is as black as the bottom of the ocean and suffocates him just as badly as the crushing force of pressure found down there.

I’m planning Payne’s story at the moment, and he’s dark, wicked, debauched and oh-so-naughty, but he’s vulnerable too, and suffers over his past and the things about himself he cannot change or escape. I think readers are going to find Payne to be Snow’s biggest contender in the race for favourite hero in the series.

Payne’s story, Bewitch, is due out in early 2013, but may be brought forward to late fall 2012. We just have to see how cooperative he’s feeling.

If you like unforgettable characters, undeniable passion, and intense love and emotion, then I think you’ll really enjoy the Vampire Erotic Theatre romance series. Every book is packed with emotion, tension, drama and passion, guaranteed to satisfy even your darkest desires.

Be sure to follow this fantastic tour between June 28th and August 25th to learn more about the passionate heroes, wicked heroines, and life at London’s premier vampire erotic theatre! You can also find yourself in with a chance to win a $50 or $25 Amazon Gift Certificate if you follow the tour. More details, including how to enter and a full list of stops, are available at the Vampirerotique Summer Book Tour page:

Covet, Crave and Seduce are all available in paperback, and in ebook from Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook, Apple iBooks and Kobo. Enslave is now available from Amazon Kindle, Kobo Books and Apple iBooks and will soon be available from other retailers. Excerpts are available for all of the current releases in the series, so you can get a taste of these wicked erotic romances.

Books in the Vampire Erotic Theatre romance series
Covet (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 1)
Crave (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 2)
Seduce (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 3)
Enslave (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 4)
Bewitch (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 5) – Coming soon!
Unleash (Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance Series Book 6) – Coming in 2013!

Felicity Heaton writes passionate paranormal romance books as Felicity Heaton and F E Heaton. In her books she creates detailed worlds, twisting plots, mind-blowing action, intense emotion and heart-stopping romances with leading men that vary from dark deadly vampires to sexy shape-shifters and wicked werewolves, to sinful angels and hot demons!

If you're a fan of paranormal romance authors Lara Adrian, J R Ward, Sherrilyn Kenyon, Gena Showalter and Christine Feehan then you will enjoy her books too.

If you love your angels a little dark and wicked, Felicity Heaton’s best selling Her Angel series is for you. If you like strong, powerful, and dark vampires then try the Vampires Realm series she writes as F E Heaton or any of her stand alone vampire romance books she writes as Felicity Heaton. Or if you’re looking for vampire romances that are sinful, passionate and erotic then try Felicity Heaton’s new Vampire Erotic Theatre series.

In 2011, four of her six paranormal romance books received Top Pick awards from Night Owl Reviews, Forbidden Blood was nominated as Best PNR Vampire Romance 2011 at The Romance Reviews, and many of her releases received five star reviews from numerous websites.

If you want to know more about me, or want to get in touch, you can find me at the following places:
My website:
My blog:

To learn more about Felicity's outstanding giveaway, visit her summer book tour page!

We loved having you here, Felicity! Thank you so much for stopping by!


  1. Thanks for having me here to talk about my dark horse, Payne!

    1. Any time! I have so much fun with your books! Thank you for writing them!

  2. payne looks like a really interesting character..if i had the money i'd be the book instantly.

  3. Great series spotlight, Kelly! I have Covet on my Kobo and plan to give it a read soon. :)

  4. It was really great to learn a little about Payne, I'm hungering for more though. Dark, brooding and mysterious, qualities that make you go hmmmm.
    Looking forward to hearing more about Payne and what makes him tick.
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  5. He sounds great. I'd like to read more about him.


  6. I'm intrigued.

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  7. Can't wait to read more about him. :)

  8. I am really looking forward to learning more about Payne in the future! I can't believe that this tour is almost over. I have loved all the excerpts, character interviews, and posts on the books.
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  9. Love this series and cant wait for more !!! Great post !!

    This tour has been great !



  10. This is one hot series....loving it!


  11. I love the Vampire Erotic Theatre Romance series and can't wait for Payne's story, he's sooo bad he's good!

    Mindy :)

  12. Thank you for the insightful look into Payne. I thoroughly enjoyed my visit today.
    Christine S

  13. Looking forward to Payne's story!
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  14. I love this series and the sexy vampires. Felicity is an amazing author. sdylion(at)gmail(dot)com

  15. Loving getting to know all the characters from the series a bit more Payne sounds very interesting "I’m planning Payne’s story at the moment, and he’s dark, wicked, debauched and oh-so-naughty, but he’s vulnerable too," yes he sounds very interesting indeed can't wait for his story! Thanks for hosting thhis stop in the bog tour and for the interview :)