Meet Detective Claude Desmairis from Tiffany Allee’s Vampire Games

 

 

Please welcome Detective Claude Desmarais to the virtual offices this morning!

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Describe yourself in five words or less.

[Claude Desmarais] I’m just an easygoing investigator. And a vampire. I guess some people might see that as important. *laughs*

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you share a typical day in the life of Detective Claude Desmarais?

[Claude Desmarais] I’ve devoted most of my rather long life bringing criminals to justice—for the human police, and other times for my people. My typical day involves a lot of boring hours spiced up by the occasional chase or fight. And I’ll admit my favorite days involve both.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What three words come to mind when you think of Beatrice?

[Claude Desmarais] Intelligent. Hopeful. Beautiful. I’d have said fiery, but she would have hurt me for that. Actually, put fiery in there. Could make for a fun evening. *winks*

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What do you find most exasperating about her?

[Claude Desmarais] You are trying to get me into trouble, aren’t you? Fine. She’s stubborn and far too willing to put herself into dangerous positions when she feels like she’s doing the right thing.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] If you could change one thing you’ve done in your life, what would it be?

[Claude Desmarais] Between you and me, I don’t regret a lot of things. If you let yourself dwell on mistakes as a vampire…well, we have a lot of time to dwell. It’s not healthy. But I do wish I’d done better by Beatrice the first time we met.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What’s one thing you won’t leave home without?

[Claude Desmarais] My fangs. Guess that’s two things, but the only come in pairs.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] How do you relax after a hard day tracking down murderers?

[Claude Desmarais] AC/DC and a glass of wine. And, well…never mind. That fiery comment is already going to get me in trouble.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you share your dreams for the future in five words or less.

[Claude Desmarais] Moonlit beach walks. Beatrice. Hope.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Thank you!

[Claude Desmarais] Thank you for having me! And that fiery part? Maybe don’t print that after all.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Don’t worry, Claude.  I’ll keep that under wraps. *crosses fingers behind back*

About the book:

Vampire Games by Tiffany Allee

Release Date: 10/28

Genre: Paranormal Romance

Publisher: Entangled

Tagline: Trusting a vampire has never been so deadly…

Book Description:

She’s seen the past…

OWEA Agent Beatrice Davis is haunted by the death visions that help her solve crimes. When Detective Claude Desmairis, her vampire ex-lover, asks for her assistance on a case, she’d rather help him than take the mandated leave to stave off her burn-out.

The truth won’t stay buried…

Pressed to solve a series of crimes before the perpetrator blows the vampire world apart, Claude turns to a woman he thought he’d been able to leave behind. But he was wrong, and his feelings for her will only bring trouble in an investigation this dangerous.

As their passions reignite, they see a possible future together. Until her visions show her the face of the murderer—a man Claude can never betray.

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About the Author:

CPA-turned-romance-author Tiffany Allee used to battle spreadsheets in Corporate America, and now concentrates on her characters’ battles to find love. Raised in small-town Colorado, Tiffany currently lives in Phoenix, AZ, by way of Chicago and Denver. She is happily married to a secret romantic who tolerates her crazy mutterings.

She writes about ass-kicking heroines and the strong heroes who love them. Her work includes the suspense-driven From the Files of the Otherworlder Enforcement Agency series which revolves around a group of paranormal cops solving crimes and finding love, and Don’t Bite the Bridesmaid, a lighthearted paranormal romance (Entangled Publishing).

Tiffany has an MBA in accounting and nearly a decade of experience in corporate finance. All super useful stuff for a writer who spends far too much time trying to figure out fun ways to keep her characters apart, and interesting ways to kill people (for her books—of course!).

Website: http://tiffanyallee.com/

Blog: http://tiffanyallee.com/blog/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/#!/TiffanyAllee

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Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/5420367.Tiffany_Allee

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16 thoughts on “Meet Detective Claude Desmairis from Tiffany Allee’s Vampire Games

  • October 28, 2013 at 11:50 am
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    this book sounds very interesting :) Definitely added to my tbr pile and thanks for sharing!

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  • October 28, 2013 at 1:57 pm
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    Thank you so much for hosting me…errr, I mean, Claude, today! :D

  • October 28, 2013 at 4:45 pm
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    Enjoyed the interview with Claude. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • October 28, 2013 at 5:03 pm
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    Ah, Claude is a charmer! And funny, too!

  • October 28, 2013 at 5:32 pm
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    A new author for me but I love the blurb. Sounds like a great read. Definitely going to add to my TBR. Great Q&A. Thanks for the spotlight.

  • October 28, 2013 at 6:28 pm
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    Love the interview and cannot wait to read :)

  • October 28, 2013 at 9:05 pm
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    AC/DC and a glass of wine? Sounds like a great way to relax to me!

    Having read the rest of the OWEA series, this one is definitely in my TBR pile.

  • October 28, 2013 at 10:00 pm
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    Congratulations on the publication of Vampire Games! It sounds like a fascinating book. Thanks for sharing Claude’s character interview. Will be adding this book to my TBR list.

  • October 28, 2013 at 11:37 pm
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    Nice interview

  • October 28, 2013 at 11:50 pm
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    Always love the wit and romance mixed with adventure in your paranormal stories, Tiffany. Looking forward to reading this new one!

  • October 29, 2013 at 12:38 am
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    I loved this book but I knew I would bc all of your book have been great! Thank you

  • October 29, 2013 at 12:40 am
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    Really good book not to be missed.

  • October 29, 2013 at 8:44 am
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    Thank you so much for the post and giveaway! The summary sounds so good and I’d love the chance to win the giveaway. Fingers crossed. :-)

  • October 29, 2013 at 1:02 pm
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    Love the interview with Claude…he sounds yummy! Congrats on the release Tiffany!

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