Tour Stop & Giveaway: A Taste for Poison by Aleksandr Voinov

poisonTitle: A Taste for Poison by Aleksandr Voinov
Memory of Scorpions Series Book Three
Publisher: Riptide Publishing
Genre: Historical, Fantasy, M/M, Action/Adventure, Romance
Length: 260 pages/Word Count: 67,300


Even a king gets stung when he reaches for a scorpion.

After barely surviving an assassination attempt, King Adrastes is a changed man—one who mistrusts even his allies and friends. He readies his empire for war against an enigmatic enemy, the Elder of Vededrin, but not everyone approves. While courtiers dare only to whisper dissent, an outrider called Death foments rebellion in the mountains, aided by a prophecy that promises he’ll stop the Black King.

Kendras—former lover to Adrastes and leader of the Scorpions—is sent with his elite mercenary force to bring Death to justice. But when Kendras learns who’s hiding behind the mask, he must choose between his lover Graukar, newly-appointed general to the king—and King Adrastes himself.

With no man to call master, the Scorpions could flee the danger and intrigue. But Kendras cannot abandon the man he once loved—or the man he’s growing to love—without first uncovering the real threat to the Empire.

Purchase Links: Riptide Publishing

Author Bio

Aleksandr has been published for twenty years, both in print and ebook. He has ten years’ experience as a writing coach, book doctor, and writing teacher, and he works as a financial editor in London.

After co-authoring the M/M military cult classic Special Forces, Aleksandr embarked on a quest to write edgy, dark, sometimes literary M/M and gay fiction (much of which is romance/erotica)—the only way he can use his American Literature degree these days.

He’s been published with Heyne/Random House, Carina Press, Samhain Publishing, and others.

Author Links: Website * Blog * Twitter * Goodreads


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8 Responses to Tour Stop & Giveaway: A Taste for Poison by Aleksandr Voinov

  1. Irma Jurejevčič

    Sounds interesting. I haven’t yet read a M/M book 🙂

  2. Trinitee Mitchell-Dunn

    Sounds interesting. Something different to read

  3. Trix

    It’ll be good to read more Voinov!

  4. Alishea

    This sounds like a great series.

  5. Jen B.

    I haven’t read any of the series yet but I’m looking forward to getting started. The series get such good reviews.

  6. Timitra

    Thanks for the giveaway

  7. Thanks, everybody, for hosting me and your comments. Good luck on the draw! 🙂

  8. Sula

    I have not read the series yet, so I thank you for a chance to win these books 🙂 awesome, I love historical books