Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Blog Tour + #Giveaway: Temptation Trials Part II by B. Truly @BrandyTruly @XpressoTours

Temptation Trials Part II
B. Truly
(Temptation Trials #2)
Publication date: September 26th 2017
Genres: Adult, Dystopian, Post-Apocalyptic, Romance

The Bachelorettes Meet The Devil’s Advocate

Lust, one of the seven deadly sins, is sweeping the nation into its seductive web. In this dystopian society, Cali and Stefani have to comply by the Regime’s strict rule of arranged marriage. But Eminence, the world dictator, doesn’t play fair.
Against all odds, they both decide to put their relationships through the ultimate test on The Temptation Trials—a reality TV show where every temptation of the flesh is set before them.
As participants on the show, they soon learn that losing may cost them more than the men they love. Cali’s torn, unsure of what her future holds with Cade. Stefani worries whether her relationship with Tobias can be salvaged.
Love can be blind. The betrayal they face from the Trials burden them. Will love be their redemption, or will it destroy them?
A million questions torment their minds.
Can you love two people at once? If a person is chosen for you, can those feelings be real?
Cali and Stefani must overcome heartbreak and pull together with their loved ones before it’s too late. The abominable truth is unveiled, which sends them on a journey that will jeopardize their lives.
The will of the weak is his for the taking. Can love save their souls?

Rated Mature 18 +
Adult, Dystopian, Romance and Urban Fantasy with sexual content. This riveting conclusion is not a stand-alone. Temptation Trials Part I must be read first.

 Guest Post:

What did you enjoy most about writing this book?

Temptation Trials Bloopers

     Temptation Trials is an adult, dystopian, romance, and urban fantasy. The story focuses around a corrupt government that now controls the most powerful emotion of love. 

     The protagonists face tribulations, and they desperately want to fight for their relationships. With arranged marriages at the age of twenty-one, the only way to prove their love is through the Temptation Trials—a reality TV show.

       Due to the theme, there is much heartache and a ton of drama. In order to balance it, I did try to add humor within the story.

       The Temptation Trials application is an element that I really enjoyed writing. I formatted an application within the book, so the readers could feel like they’re actually reading along with the heroine, instead of her just telling them about it. The application has the character’s name, age, height, etc. It includes personal likes, such as their favorite food and color. But also, obscene questions sponsored by the government.

     Some examples are: What sin do you think is worse, killing or adultery?
      Do you think intercourse before marriage is a sin?

     Those are some of the milder questions. It was interesting to think about my characters personality and correspond it with how she should respond.

     During the Trials on the island, I decided to use outrageous names for the enforcement officers. 

     Example: Enforcer Ménage & Frisky.

    The plot also revolves around love and lust. So I thought it would be a comical touch to name the dating destination sites lustful, risqué names. 

     Example: Bass of Delight and Ultimate Peak of Climax Isle.

    Introduced during the Trials is the host of the show, Zimmerman. He’s a lively character who loves drama, and I feel added a bit of humor to the Trials. Zimmerman’s specialty is gossip. He liked to embarrass the contestants by putting them on the spot. With Zimmerman there is no subject too taboo or question that he’s ashamed to ask the contestants—all the while everything is being recorded for the entire nation to view. 

     The novel required a lot of research, especially for part 2. I liked corresponding the research by also putting my own spin on it—adding fiction to nonfiction.

      Temptation Trials is a unique blend of dystopian, romance that I think readers who like either genre would enjoy.

Author Bio:

B Truly has wanted to be an author since she was fifteen years old and is grateful to have accomplished this dream. She has very vivid dreams and a wild imagination. She likes to read, watch tons of TV shows, and movies. She’s addicted to romance and gets a thrill out of action and suspense. She writes New Adult and Adult Romance, Fantasy, Sci-fi, and Paranormal.
B Truly has three wonderful children and a husband who defines the person she today. She works full-time as an Ultrasound technologist in Sugarland, Texas.



Giselle said...

Thanks for hosting today, Nancy!

Gwendolyn Jordan said...

Love the cover

B. Truly said...

Thank you for hosting.

B. Truly

Beyond Comps said...

Sad news about Ursula K LeGuin! Time to read more of her work. Love that there's elements of sci-fi in your work.

Nikolina said...

This book is "my cup of tea", looking forward to reading it!

Jodi Hunter said...

Sounds So awesome.