What is dark romance? That was a question I was asked recently. Dark romance should tantalize the senses. It can be tragic or uplifting, but it has to explore the darker side of human nature.
*** JANE JORDAN IS THE AUTHOR OF THIS ARTICLE DESPITE LISTED AS ARIELLE BELLE LYON ***
A Little History
For me, as a novelist, it means a captivating romantic story that is dangerous and seductive, a tale that will lure readers with gothic tension and richly textured prose.
Historically, dark romance has been categorized as a literary subgenre of romanticism, an academic and artistic movement in Europe in the late eighteenth century. The defining characteristic of romanticism was an emphasis on emotion.
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Webtoons are gaining popularity and here, at Gothic Bite Magazine, we have an amazing reviewer, Kayla Krantz to let us know her thoughts! Continue reading Webtoon Mortalfied￼ by Curly Review
At Gothic Bite Magazine we love welcoming new patients to become part of our asylum. We question them and learn about them. It doesn’t matter what creative field they are part of because they’re our patient now. This week, we welcome Indie Author M. Sinclair!
Patient Name: M. Sinclair
Born and raised in Chicago, I live in Missouri near Whiteman AFB but definitely miss my city traffic and busy coffee shops. I am a parent to 3 cats who support my writing career nearly as much as my cute British husband.
Recently, I became a full-time author to devote more time to expanding my multiple series, and I couldn’t be happier. I tend to focus the majority of my writing on gothic horror and romance, currently focused on the reverse harem subgenre in particular.
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At Gothic Bite Magazine we love welcoming new patients to become part of our asylum. We question them and learn about them. It doesn’t matter what creative field they are part of because they’re our patient now. This week, we welcome Indie Author Amelia K. Oliver!
Patient Name: Amelia K. Oliver
Hi everyone, I’m Amelia, a British indie author. I live with my husband and son in a small town by the sea. Writing is my passion and my obsession; almost daily, I get new story ideas.
That’s why I made a second pen name who will only release short stories. I’m not good at writing about myself, sorry.
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Vlad is mine. Everyone knows it. So, when I see his name I must satisfy my curiosity and Jeaniene Frost is one to take seriously. Her Vlad is a pure delight.
She’s a mortal cursed with dark power…
After a tragic accident scarred her body and destroyed her dreams, Leila never imagined that the worst was still to come: a terrifying ability to channel electricity and to see a person’s darkest secrets through a single touch.
Leila is doomed to a life of solitude…until creatures of the night kidnap her, forcing her to reach out with a telepathic distress call to the world’s most infamous vampire…
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Gothic Bite Magazine is proud to announce its third anthology: The Gothic Grimoire is now available on AMAZON! Go grab your ebook or paperback while it’s still hot!
*** 18+ MATURE CONTENT ***
A tantalizing peek into the alluring realm of the darkly paranormal.
One collection. Nine novels.
Step into the shadows and discover the obscure worlds where Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance and Horror exist under cover of darkness. From a flip of the dark pages of an old grimoire to the mysterious inking on a sexy stranger, a seductive spell cast on a whim, shadowy readings of mysterious runes, THE GOTHIC GRIMOIRE delivers enigmatic tales of the other realms.
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Gothic Bite Magazine always feels grateful when an amazing author passes by and this week, we have Alice Renaud! Continue reading Interview with author, Alice Renaud
Every reader of dark fiction loves the mystery of the unknown. Myths, legends, and ideas of the paranormal have sparked readers interest for decades.
At Kingston Publishing, we have a strong interest in stories that present readers with tales of things that go bump in the night, dark romances with monsters and creatures that were once believed to be only myths, and twists on all things ghoulish.
Let’s dive in and check out some of the amazing genres and books readers might just want to sink their teeth into.
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Jane Jordan is a British novelist with a taste for the paranormal, macabre and supernatural.
She has many stories to tell and here is the interview she gave Gothic Bite Magazine!
Who is Jane Jordan?
I am originally from Essex in England. In the 1990’s I immigrated to Detroit, USA, eventually settling in South West Florida. I then returned to England after a fifteen-year absence, to spend six years in the South West of England living on Exmoor.
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Simply fabulous. I loved this book, Alexa Wayne is an excellent storyteller!
Continue reading “The Impaler Series – Mrs. Blackwood Kat Valentine Review”
Mrs. Blackwood was a book that I was honestly wary of in the beginning. I did not deny that the writer had undeniable talent.
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I was young when I first read The Phantom of the Opera. I was attracted to it because of the theatrical essence of it and its Gothic origin.
The story is known, the telling of the pages has been done and redone in many ways, and so now, I never thought I’d say this but here is The Phantom of the Opera book review.
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At Gothic Bite Magazine we do love to expose authors and their books! This week is no exception!
New release by Rena Marin is happening on August 29th! Be sure to get your copy!
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I must admit I read, Kerrelyn Sparks’s How To Marry A Millionaire Vampire a while ago, but I still remember it quite well, and I thought maybe it was time for me to do a review about the first book in the Love At Stake series that I read in two sittings.
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As one of the interviewers at GBM, I get the privilege of learning about new people that I haven’t met before. Learning about their perspectives on life and how they view the world.
A fantastic author has agreed to sit down with me this morning and talk about her book series which you can find on Amazon.com and her positions on some hot-button issues. So I have to say first off. Thank you so much, Sariah Skye, for sitting down with myself and GBM.
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T.A. Moorman is a busy writer and also part of Gothic Moms!
Her very successful series of Underlayes is gaining more popularity by the day and so, she thought about us, readers, and get us addicted to her series!
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Werewolves have been part of human legends and folklore for many centuries. They have encountered many obstacles throughout their existence in our stories.
Lady Romance vs Dark Romance
From undergoing the horror of the witch trials to being compared to hell creatures, they’ve endured and thrived. However, they finally did find a place where they are loved and desired… the paranormal romance world.
The romance genre by Harlequin Publishing, often seen as “eau de rose,” had many haters leaving women reading those books being mocked. Those books revolved around fictional history about a poor unfortunate damsel in distress waiting for her hero.
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