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Supernatural Smack Down: Donna Grant’s Galen Shaw (Round 1)

LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE…..

Round 1: Fighting for DFT – Galen Shaw

Galen Shaw vs. Tristan & Isolde

Remember to check out Parajunkee’s View site and choose wisely…tweet #SuperSmack

Name: Galen Shaw

Book Series: Dark Sword

Job: Warrior

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 206

Hair Color: shoulder length dark blond

Eye Color: Dark blue

From: Scotland – the Highlands

Significant Other: Reaghan, a Druid with potent magic

Signature Move: Slicing heads off with my claws

Enemies: Deirdre, a Druid with black magic intent of ruling the world and her wyrran, creatures of pure evil she created.  And anyone associated with her.

Favorite Pastime: Hunting – and killing – wyrran

Other Facts: Was taken from my family by Deirdre to have the god within me unbound, thereby turning me into a Warrior.  Instead of allowing my god control, I fought back and escaped Deirdre.  I’m 250 years old with the ability to read people’s mind with a simple touch.

You know, all it took was Donna mentioning this smackdown for me to enter. I’m always ready for a good battle.

I’m Galen Shaw, a Highlander and immortal Warrior with a primeval god inside me.  My god, Ycewold, the trickster god, was drug up from the pits of Hell by Druids in order to defeat Rome once and for all from Britain.  It worked, but removing the gods proved to be…impossible.  The gods were bound inside us and passed down through the generations to the strongest warriors in each family.

Mine was such a family.

Until an evil Druid, Deirdre, found the spell to unbind our gods.  She thought she could control the Warriors, but there are some of us who fight back.  Some of us who will do whatever it takes to end her.

Our gods demand blood and death, which we gladly give them in the form of tracking down and killing the wyrran – small yellow creatures created from evil.  My ultimate goal is to kill Deirdre, and I willna stop until she’s dead.

I doona use a weapon since I’m a Warrior.  As a Warrior, I have enhanced senses as well as incredible speed and strength.  All I need to do is call up my god which will transform me…into something no’ quite human.   Each god favors a color.  Mine is green, to blend in with the forests of Scotland.

My skin will turn dark green, and green claws will grow from my fingers.  The same green will overtake my eyes from corner to corner, and let’s no’ forget the fangs.

Between my deadly claws, strength, and speed, I am a weapon. One to be feared.

Add to that the ability of my god to read people’s minds with just a touch, and to be able to control that mind, and I’m no’ an enemy you want.

I’ve been battling wyrran and evil for over two hundred and fifty years.  And I’m damned good at it.  I’ve no’ ever lost a battle.  It was my skill as a warrior which made me host to the god, and now with my god unbound, I’m unstoppable.

When you fight evil with unimaginable dark magic, you learn to become dangerous, sinister in your attack.  No mercy.  No regrets.


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About Donna:

Donna Grant is the award winning author of more than twenty novels spanning multiple genres of romance – Scottish Medieval, historical, dark fantasy, time travel, erotic, and paranormal.

Donna was born and raised in Texas but loves to travel. Her adventures have taken her throughout the United States as well as to Jamaica and Mexico. Growing up on the Texas/Louisiana border, Donna’s Cajun side of the family taught her the “spicy” side of life while her Texas roots gave her two-steppin’ and bareback riding.

Her childhood dream was to become a professional ballet dancer and study under the amazing Mikhail Baryshnikov. Though she never got to meet Baryshnikov, she did make it to New York City and performed in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Later, Donna’s love of the romance genre and the constant stories running through her head prompted her to sit down and write her first book. Once that book was completed, there was no turning back.

Donna sold her first book in November 2005 while displaced from Hurricane Rita, a storm that destroyed portions of the Texas Gulf Coast. Since then, Donna has sold novels and novellas to both electronic and print publishers. Her books include several complete series such as The Druids Glen, The Shields, The Royal Chronicles, the Sisters of Magic, and the Dark Sword series.

Despite the deadlines and her voracious reading, Donna still manages to keep up with her two young children, three cats, and one long haired Chihuahua. She’s blessed with a proud, supportive husband who’s learned to cook far more than frozen chicken nuggets.

You can visit Donna around the web here: Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook

Want to read more from Donna Grant?

Dangerous Highlander Forbidden Highlander Wicked Highlander Untamed Highlander Shadow Highlander Darkest Highlander

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This giveaway is provided by Donna Grant

One winner will receive a copy of Forbidden Highlander by Donna Grant

Available on August 30, 2011 from Macmillan/St. Martin’s Mass Market

About the Book:

Sent on a dangerous mission into the shadowy world of the Druids, Galen must find a powerful ancient relic to defeat the enemies of Castle MacLeod. But what he discovers is far more powerful—and far more dangerous. A Druid lass whose beauty is as spellbinding as any magic…

Reaghan is the most enchanting woman Galen has even met—and the most enigmatic. She alone is immune to his mind-reading gifts. He alone makes her feel safe and secure. But Reaghan holds a secret power deep inside her that could destroy them both. And if Galen hopes to hold this captivating woman in his arms every night, he must defeat the darkness that draws closer around her every day….

Click HERE to read an excerpt

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48 Responses to “Supernatural Smack Down: Donna Grant’s Galen Shaw (Round 1)

  1. Michelle BledsoeNo Gravatar
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    Galen all the way. He is the man!!!!! Thanks you guys for the fun polls and contests that you do on the blog. I have a great time when I visit. :lol:

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  2. KasumiNo Gravatar
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    This one was very easy, because, I know Tristan and Isolde are a classical couple, but one that I can stand! And I love all Donna Grant books that I read till now, so now I want to read this one more :D

    Thanks for the international chance!

    kasumigogo[at]gmail[dot]com

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  3. Carol L.No Gravatar
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    OMG, of course it’s Galen. All the way Baby. Too darn bad he’s hooked on Reaghan. lol But my heart will always be with Lucan. :) Love the smack down Donna. Awesome.
    Carol L
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  4. Na S.No Gravatar
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    My vote went to Galen :)
    Cambonified (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  5. Viki S.No Gravatar
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    It’s Galen for me!

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  6. AprilRNo Gravatar
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    OMG!Galen for sure.Not only his he awesome,a warrior,but he is sexy as all get out,but I too adore Lucan….Smack down is awesome….I have read Tristan and Isolde,but Galen is far far mine all the way…

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  7. Larena WirumNo Gravatar
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    Good luck Donna. I love Donna’s highlanders.

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  8. Rain maidenNo Gravatar
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    All these guys are running around with swords..Galen has my vote. Thanks for the giveaway..I want to read both books :)

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  9. erinNo Gravatar
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    Yay… it’s really not much of a match :) Thanks for giving ups such fun and fantastic posts! I love coming here and discovering new and exciting authors! My wishlist is growing more than my wallet!

    efender1(at)gmail(dot)com

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  10. Robin KNo Gravatar
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    I love your books Donna and have been remiss in not keeping up. But now I can read more at once!!!

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  11. Leagh CNo Gravatar
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    Galen all the way!!!! I love Donna’s highlanders

    Thanks for the giveaway. Forbidden Highlander is the only book I do not have signed by Donna so this is an amazing opportunity :)

    moc.oohaynull@nesnetsirhchgael

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  12. AlainaNo Gravatar
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    whoop im for Galen!!

    alainala AT hotmail DOT ca

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  13. Nicole SenderNo Gravatar
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    Galen’s my choice!

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  14. Julie WittNo Gravatar
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    I love Tris and Izzie but I had to go with Galen Shaw!! You go, Galen!! (and you too, Donna!!)

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  15. Tanyaw1224No Gravatar
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    Definitely Galen the scottish warrior. I checked out the other two and they don’t even compare…no chance. Men in kilts rock!

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  16. BarbaraNo Gravatar
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    Galen is the man! and Highlanders are so droolworthy..thanks Donna
    bjkuhl(at)gmail(dot)com

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  17. Teri CNo Gravatar
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    Oh yeah! Galen all the way baby!

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  18. SandyG265No Gravatar
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    I haven’t read Donna’s books yet but I’ll go with Galen

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  19. Mickie TNo Gravatar
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    Drat! Galen had me until the willna and doona; I willna gladly read books with those words, because I doona like them… :-(

    Not that I think Tris and Izzie have a chance in the smackdown – the “supernaturally awesome butt” ploy isn’t likely to work with Galen!

    mdturett at juno dot com

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  20. SusanNo Gravatar
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    Galen all the way!

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  21. AmyNo Gravatar
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    I voted for Galen (even his name sounds sexy). I love stories about highlanders!

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  22. Barbara ElnessNo Gravatar
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    Of course I’m going to go the for sexy Highlander, how could I not?

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  23. Low KeyNo Gravatar
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    The sexy Highlander could not help but take my vote!

    moc.loanull@eikrahsditziwt

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  24. Linda FitzpatrickNo Gravatar
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    These are some of my fav ‘hunky male’ covers – thanking you for the giveaway

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  25. Jen B.No Gravatar
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    Had to vote for the Highlander because well…he’s a Highlander!
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    Still can’t get Rafflecopter to work!
    jepebATverizonDOTnet

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  26. LexiNo Gravatar
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    Grant’s Highlanders! Who can resist a man in a kilt?

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  27. MLNo Gravatar
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    Team Galen! Yummy. Another wonderful smackdown!!

    mljfoland AT hotmail DOT com

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  28. donnasNo Gravatar
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    Congrats on the release! Great cover.

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  29. Melanie RohmanNo Gravatar
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    Good luck Donna, and keep those sexy Highlanders coming!

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  30. Mallary MottNo Gravatar
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    Totally voted for Galen lol. Loved the post and can’t wait to read the book! Thanks for the contest!!

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  31. Mallary MottNo Gravatar
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    Forgot to leave my email address in the last comment: ude.msu.selgaenull@ttom.yrallam

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  32. Amber HughesNo Gravatar
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    I just purchased the first four books in this series! Would love to win a copy of this latest one! Thanks so much for the giveaway! Definitely voting for Galen :-)

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  33. Donna GrantNo Gravatar
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    Thanks for all the wonderful comments, y’all, and for voting for Galen. :)

    Oh, and, Amber – thanks for buying the books!

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  34. Stephanie EcksteinNo Gravatar
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    I love Highlander novels, and I can tell this one is going to be awesome!!! Thanks for the giveaway.

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  35. Lenna HNo Gravatar
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    Donna your highlanders are the greatest!
    glittergirl54 at ymail dot com

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  36. Niina CNo Gravatar
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    Highlanders kick ass. ;D
    I can’t wait to read this series!
    elvenspirit(at)gmail(dot)com

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  37. AndraNo Gravatar
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    I’ve been enjoying the heck out of this series (marry me Quinn!). Thanks for the giveaway!

    andra(dot)always(at)gmail(dot)com

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  38. RenNo Gravatar
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    Vote for Galen! Love the highlander! :D

    sawamura_foxman AT yahoo DOT com

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  39. Sharon S.No Gravatar
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    These are some awesome covers! Love me some kilted men ;)

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  40. Marlene BreakfieldNo Gravatar
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    I’m loving this series and Galen is super hot.

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    I love anything to do with Highlanders!
    moc.loanull@ecneconnidesusim

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  42. Jolene ANo Gravatar
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    Love Donna Grant’s books, great giveaway

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  43. Amy@Amy's Book WorldNo Gravatar
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    I love some sexy highlanders. Thanks for the giveaway.

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  44. winnieNo Gravatar
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    Definitely Galen gets my vote!

    chibipooh(at)gmail(dot)com

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    I love Highlanders!

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  46. Cathy R.No Gravatar
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    Kilt wearing, highlander, Galen for sure.

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  47. JeanneNo Gravatar
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    Sounds interesting I never heard about this book before :)

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  48. Jennifer KallhoffNo Gravatar
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    Sounds interesting! I’ve never read anything by this author before XD

    Kalliandra2007(at)gmail(dot)com

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