Carina’s Halloween Cocktail and Snack
Carina Tranquilli, the star of my Tranquilli Bloodline
series owns two dance clubs and has been known to mix a wicked cocktail.
Here’s one of her favorites, plus a savory appetizer she likes to eat with it.
Enjoy while watching your favorite spooky movies or reading a spooky tale…
The Bloody Carina
* 1-2 oz. vodka (optional)
* 4 oz. tomato juice (Carina prefers V-8)
* ½ - 1 TBSP Worcestershire sauce (Carina makes her own!)
* dash of celery salt to taste
* pepper to taste
* Tabasco to taste
* dash of lemon juice
* twist of lemon as a garnish
Pair your tasty beverage with Deviled Eggs.
Carina likes Mary Nolan’s recipe on the
* 6 hard-boiled egg yolks (set aside egg-white halves for
* ¼ c mayo (Carina uses Vegenaise for an egg-free, dairy free
* 1 tsp vinegar
* 1 tsp yellow mustard (or to taste. More, if you like it
tangy like Carina)
* 1/8 tsp salt (optional in Carina’s opinion)
* black pepper to taste
* smoke paprika for garnish
Mix. Dispense into the egg white halves. Eat!
Haven Tranquilli Bloodline Series
by Celia Breslin
Genre: Urban Fantasy, Paranormal Romance
Francisco nightclub owner Carina Tranquilli works hard, plays hard,
and never allows the death of her parents and her twelve-year memory
gap to get her down. Her life takes a left turn when a witch attacks
her on her twenty-fifth birthday.
hauntingly familiar vampires emerge to reveal she possesses a latent
power. To protect her from their enemies, they admit to wiping her
memories and abandoning her as a child, but now they need her help.
As she struggles to evade her new protectors, and even newer enemies,
she meets Alexander, an enigmatic, undead musician. Insta-attraction
flares, leaving her wanting more.
evil’s minions hounding her every move, and everything she thought
she knew turned on its head, Carina must harness her burgeoning
power, unravel her vampire family’s web of deceit and fight to
keep the love of her life...without getting killed in the process.
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Tranquilli Bloodline Series Book 2
HAVEN, San Francisco nightclub owner Carina Tranquilli survives a
vicious attack by her vampire family’s longtime archenemies.
Several weeks later, as she struggles with PTSD and survivor’s
guilt, supervillain Dixon resurfaces and kidnaps two of her best
friends. To save them, Carina must comply with the evil bastard’s
unusual demands. The kicker? She must tell no one what she is up
she has a new dance club to open for the preternatural community, a
fated soul mate acting secretive and distant, and a sexy, new, undead
friend who’d love to take Alexander’s place in her heart and
betrayed, tempted…sometimes destiny has a wicked sense of humor.
Tranquilli Bloodline Series Book 3
Chosen One is home. Bad little vampires beware…
HAVEN & DESTINY, San Francisco nightclub owner Carina Tranquilli
finds love and fights her vampire family’s enemies. Now, in
ORIGINS… En route to reunite with her estranged father in Italy,
Carina is kidnapped by a human organization intent on vampire
genocide. Beaten, starved, and forced to fight fellow captives, she
manages to escape. Once home, Carina warns her family of this new
threat, but dear old dad is missing. In his absence, the Tribunal,
the governing body for all vampirekind, lies in disarray, with an old
enemy making a bid for her father’s throne.
worse? The usurper wants her for his queen…and slave. With a
human-vampire war looming on one side and a vampire-vampire battle
brewing on the other, Carina will have to rally her troops, take back
the throne, and fulfill her destiny as the Chosen One. If not, her
whole world will fall, taking everyone she loves with it.
Celia lives in California with her husband, daughter, and two feisty cats. She writes urban fantasy and paranormal romance and has a particular fondness for werewolves, vampires, and the Fae. When not writing, you’ll find Celia exercising, reading a good book, hanging with her family, or indulging her addiction to Joss Whedon’s TV shows and movies.
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