Monday, 3 November 2014

Blop Hop: Catch My When I Fall: My Worst Nightmare

Today, I’m taking part in Vicki Leigh’s “My Worst Nightmare” blog hop, to celebrate the recent release of her young-adult, paranormal-romance/ urban-fantasy, CATCH ME WHEN I FALL, which centres around seventeen-year-old Daniel Graham, a Protector of the Night, who has spent two-hundred years fighting Nightmares and guarding humans from the clawed, red-eyed creatures that feed off people’s fears.

The rules are to post about my worst nightmare today, and what form the clawed, red-eyed creatures would take if they fed off your fears!

Prize is a Swag pack containing a dreamcatcher made by Vicki

This is all in aid on Vicki Leigh's excellent book - details of which are below the blog hop participants!

This is really hard as it continually changes. My worst nightmare is of course the loss and suffering of my loved ones, and for something terrible to happen to them. However, for the purposes of the hop I will talk about one of the more light-hearted worst nightmares I have and that is to be forced to run CROSS COUNTRY. I have nightmares about never-ending runs up steep hills on freezing cold mornings! A never ending run with an army major barking at me. This would definitely be one of my personal hells.

I think the clawed creatures would look like one of the creatures out of Supernatural, come to get me!

Sharon Bayliss | Emma Adams at From the Writer's Nest               | The Writer Diaries      
Jennifer Brooks at The Cubicle Escapee | Katja at Cautious                          
About Catch Me When I Fall:
Recruited at his death to be a Protector of the Night, seventeen-year-old Daniel Graham has spent two-hundred years fighting Nightmares and guarding humans from the clawed, red-eyed creatures that feed off people’s fears. Each night, he risks his eternal life, having given up his chance at an afterlife when he chose to become a Protector. That doesn’t stop a burnt-out Daniel from risking daring maneuvers during each battle. He’s become one of the best, but he wants nothing more than to stop.
Then he’s given an assignment to watch over sixteen-year-old Kayla Bartlett, a clinically depressed patient in a psychiatric ward. Nightmares love a human with a tortured past. Yet, when they take a deep interest in her, appearing in unprecedented numbers, the job becomes more dangerous than any Daniel’s ever experienced. He fights ruthlessly to keep the Nightmares from overwhelming his team and Kayla. Soon, Daniel finds himself watching over Kayla during the day, drawn to why she’s different, and what it is about her that attracts the Nightmares. And him.
A vicious attack on Kayla forces Daniel to break the first Law and reveal his identity. Driven by his growing feelings for her, he whisks her away to Rome where others like him can keep her safe. Under their roof, the Protectors discover what Kayla is and why someone who can manipulate Nightmares has her in his sights. But before they can make a move, the Protectors are betrayed and Kayla is kidnapped. Daniel will stop at nothing to save her. Even if it means giving up his immortality.

Find Catch Me When I Fall Online:

About Vicki Leigh:
Adopted at three-days-old by a construction worker and a stay-at-home mom, Vicki Leigh grew up in a small suburb of Akron, Ohio where she learned to read by the age of four and considered being sent to her room for punishment as an opportunity to dive into another book. By the sixth grade, Vicki penned her first, full-length screenplay. If she couldn’t be a writer, Vicki would be a Hunter (think Dean and Sam Winchester) or a Jedi. Her favorite place on earth is Hogwarts (she refuses to believe it doesn’t exist), and her favorite dreams include solving cases alongside Sherlock Holmes.
Vicki is an editor for Month9Books and Curiosity Quills Press, an intern at TriadaUS Literary agency, and is represented by Sarah Negovetich of Corvisiero Literary Agency.

Find Vicki Leigh Online:


  1. Haha, I don't think I'd enjoy running uphill on a freezing morning, either! :P

  2. I hate running, so that would be a pretty awful nightmare for me to have. I completely understand why that's one of your nightmares, even a light-hearted one.

  3. I haven't made it through all the blog hop stations yet, but I'm going to pronounce you my personal winner anyway. Cross Country Running. Ohhh, the absolute horror!

    Also, I really like the header on your blog. :)

  4. Hey, this could extend the Halloween vibe another month! Yay!

  5. Heh thanks all glad you enjoyed by running horror!

    (Thanks for the header love, Laura, I have Tara Tyler to thank!)

  6. LOL. I completely empathize with your revulsion at the possibility of being forced to run Cross Country. And to think some people run for pleasure. What's up with that?


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