Born of Stone by Missy Jane

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Born of Stone (Gargoyle Masters) by Missy JaneCongratulations are in order for author Missy Jane who has just released Born of Stone TODAY!  Born of Stone is book one in the Gargoyle Masters series. Missy is celebrating her new release with a FUN contest to win a $25.00 Amazon Gift Card.

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About Born of Stone:

“Within a body strong as stone beats a heart ready for love.

For seventy years, Orestes and his eleven gargoyle brothers have done their duty to protect King Kadmos’s realm. There’s only one annoyance in his life—humans.

He’s content to leave them to their idol worship. Until he notices a small, frail woman serving at his table, doing her best to remain invisible. Something about her calls to him like no human before.

Astrid is terrified. Not only of the powerful magical creature with inhuman strength, but of the staff overseer’s lash for calling attention to herself. Instead she is whisked away to paradise, bathed, fed, and made love to by Orestes as if she is his reason to live. But she isn’t naïve enough to believe she is anything more than a temporary diversion.

When Orestes is called away to search for a missing brother, Astrid is kidnapped by a traitor intent on using her to bend Orestes to his will. Little do the lovers know that the connection between them is no weakness, but a strength their enemies would be fools to underestimate…

Warning: This book contains paranormal fighting, steamy sex scenes, strong-willed females, and men made of stone who prove to be soft as butter in the right woman’s hands.”

Born of Stone by Missy Jane

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About Missy Jane

Author Missy Jane

Author Bio:

Ms. Missy Jane is the alter ego of a married mother of four who was born and raised in Texas. Missy spends most of her time lost in worlds of her own making, alternately loving and hating such creatures as vampires, shape-shifters and gargoyles (to name a few). When not writing, she spends her time reading, taking photos of her beautiful daughters and training her husband to believe she’s always right.

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  1. I’ve only read Alexandra Ivy’s Levet and the Guardians of Eternity that he is within. I have loved him. I have to say that as I read the above I heard awwww escaping my mouth ;).

  2. I have read very few but I love the concept and have been hoping to find a series with them that will make them a favorite. Been really excited to get this one!

  3. Vickie Taylor’s Les Gargouillen and Christine Feehan’s Dark Dreamers are the only ones that come to mind. I thoroughly enjoyed these and often wonder why this creature is not more written about.

  4. Thanks, ladies! I love Christine Feehan’s book with the Gargoyle character.

  5. It depends on the story.

  6. I adore Missy’s writing and am interested to read this book because she always has unique and wonderful story ideas.

  7. Amanda Sakovitz

    Yes I do

  8. Yes I like stories featuring Gargoyles

  9. I have only read one book with them so far, looking forward to another 🙂

  10. Ashley Martinez

    I do like any paranormal story. Gargoyles are more unique and not done as often which makes them a fun new read.

  11. Thanks, everyone, for chiming in!

  12. I just started finding books that involved gargoyles and they seem like a great new alternative to the normal vampire tale. What got you to write books about gargoyles?

    • Lanie, great question! If I remember correctly, it was actually Astrid, the human heroine that popped into my head first. I imagined her cowering from her hero so knew he needed to be big and bad and kind of scary. The gargoyle idea was born of that original premise.

  13. The only Gargoyles stories I know are the cartoons from a while back, so I don’t know! This looks like a good book for me to test the waters.

    • lol, I remember that cartoon. Thanks!

    • I too enjoyed the Disney afternoon cartoon show :)like Thea Harrison’s Elder Races books, she has a wyr-gargoyle that is enjoyable so I might have to take a look at yours as we’ll.

  14. Beautiful cover… make me want to read it

  15. Yes I do like gargoyles but I doubt this guy will be like Bis or Maggie.

  16. I do like stories with gargoyles. There is so much potential with them and they are a great addition to paranormal landscape!

  17. Yes. I do.

  18. I adore books about gargoyles ever since I read Vickie Taylor’s series a long time ago!

  19. I have not read many books with gargoyles, but I do think they make fascinating paranormal characters. I especially enjoyed reading about Bis from the Hollows series by Kim Harrison.

  20. Thanks everyone for the comments. I haven’t read Kim Harrison, but I did read one of Vickie Taylor’s books. My gargoyles are different from hers as they basically turn to stone and have wings, but aren’t hideous creatures in their gargoyle form. Thanks for the feedback!

  21. I haven’t read many books with gargoyles but Kim Harrison’s Bis is one… but he’s not really a main character. I think a gargoyle MC would be something different and would intrigue me enough to read more.

  22. I do enjoy stories with gargoyles. I think the first book in the UF field I read that contained them was the first in Kelly Meding’s Dreg City series.

  23. I’ve only read a few, and they seem to be hit or miss. Either they are AMAZING or they’re meh.

  24. Yes I like Gargole stories 🙂

  25. I haven’t read many gargoyle stories (though I know Dianne Hartsock has one–I’ve had it queued up on my Kindle for a while), but Angus McGonigle (the gargling Argyle gargoyle) is one of my favorite obscure Muppets, so I do enjoy gargoyles in general!

  26. I haven’t read any books with gargoyles yet. Interesting idea though.

  27. I’ve only read a couple, I liked them

  28. I haven’t read more than a couple books featuring gargoyles, but all in all I’m a monster fan, so bring on the gargoyles and grotesques.

  29. Yes I like gargoyles.

  30. I’ve only read one book with gargoyles. It was pretty good. I would like to read more of them. Thanks for the chance.

  31. I think it is interesting reading different authors’ interpretations of gargoyles; especially since you don’t see them that often.

  32. Debbie Johnson

    I haven’t read many books with gargoyles, the first one was by Kim Harrison and that hooked me and I have loved them ever since.

  33. I love stories with gargoyles. I don’t read them that oftem but that is only because their aren’t many that I have found.

  34. I love gargoyle books.

  35. Absolutely! – I actually haven’t read one yet! I would love to give them a chance.

  36. have read just a few & found them to be interesting & kinda cool (sorta like dragons are) 🙂

  37. I love Gargoyles. They are sturdy. 😉 There aren’t many books about them compared to shifters, fairies, and vamps. 🙁

  38. I have only read one series featuring a gargoyle but I did love it. I think it is a unique supernatural to write about.

  39. I’ve never read a story with a gargoyle. Love the idea though.

  40. I love all kinds of creatures that can add magic to a story. When you talk about gargoyles, it grabbed my attention because they’re not a cliche, and they’re pretty scary and obscure. Born of Stone seems a great reading!

  41. I don’t remember reading a story with a gargoyle, except the statue kind, but I wouldn’t mind reading one.

  42. Thanks everyone for stopping by and leaving a comment! I hope you enjoy my gargoyles. They’re not exactly the scary monster kind, unless you’re their enemy. 😉

  43. I’ve never read a book that included gargoyles, but it could be interesting to me.

  44. I can honestly say I can only think of one I have read so far that featured a gargoyle. I really liked it so I am sure I would like more!

  45. I just finished Born of Stone, and loved it. I have read other stories with Gargoyles and it is always interesting to see how each author crafts their own.

  46. Well, I think I haven’t read any book with any Gargoyle. But, yes, it could be quite interesting or, at least, different ^^.

  47. Of course I love gargoyle stories

  48. I have only read one book so far but I liked it a lot.

  49. Are there other genres you are interested in writing ?

    • I’m interested in writing horror, because I’m an avid reader of the genre. I’ve actually begun a couple of horror novels that have yet to be finished.

  50. Do you have any special songs or types of music you like to listen to while you’re writing?

  51. Yes, I love gargoyles-they are awesome

  52. I do enjoy gargoyles in my stories.

  53. I am very excited about this book. I own the very first movie that came out with gargoyles! I love love love them. Your awesome for writing about them.

  54. Hi there! I do like reading about gargoyles but I haven’t read a lot of stories featuring them. They are usually a sidekick or just have a quick scene. I did like The Negotiator series by C.E. Murphy, which has a gargoyle has the main character, a really good trilogy.

  55. What are your thoughts on audiobooks? Do you think this would do well in that genre?

    • Hmm, with any audiobook I think it really depends on the narrator. I would love a deep, sexy voice as any of my gargoyles because they’re all such large men. 😉

  56. So many great comments! Thanks everyone for stopping by and reading my post.

  57. I’ve only read a couple of books with a gargoyle protagonist, and I’ve enjoyed them!

  58. Melanie Montgomery

    I haven’t read any stories featuring gargoyles before so I’m not sure!

  59. yes I do. I’ve read another series about gargoyles and it was great. I believe the author got sick and it was never finished I am looking forward to reading this one

  60. Yes, I do love gargoyle stories. I must admit to having a *slight* … okay, not slight, obsession with gargoyles. Absolutely love them.

  61. The contest has ended. THANK YOU to everyone who entered! Feel free keep posting comments and questions.

  62. thank you Missy, I recd my g/c today 🙂