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Saturday, October 15, 2022

The Akseli (Aldebarian Alliance #4) by Dianne Duvall: Blog Tour Stop Author Scary Movies to Watch on Halloween and Review

Hello! Thank you for joining us! I’m happy to be here today, celebrating the release of THE AKSELI.  If you like action-packed sci-fi and paranormal romance with strong heroes, kick-ass heroines, loveable secondary characters, and lots of camaraderie and humorous banter, I think you’ll really enjoy Simone and Janwar’s story.  It’s a fun escape that follows a fierce warrior who leaves her vampire hunting days behind on Earth and embarks upon her first adventure in space. 

Speaking of vampire hunting, Halloween is just around the corner.  In addition to eating far too much candy, I always celebrate Halloween by indulging in horror movie marathons.  I love scary movies.  But many horror movies produced today are heavy on the gore with little in the way of suspense.  So today, I thought I would share a few movies that kept me glued to my seat and managed to give me the deliciously anxious feeling that horror movies used to inspire.  LOL

Scary Movies to Binge Watch on Halloween


When a nurse downloads an app that claims to predict the moment a person will die, it tells her she only has three days to live. With the clock ticking and a figure haunting her, she must find a way to save her life before time runs out.


A father and son, both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to
identify the body of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets.


In 1967 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her daughters add a new stunt to bolster their séance scam business by inviting an evil presence into their home, not realizing how dangerous it is.


When a team of explorers ventures into the catacombs that lie beneath the streets of Paris, they uncover the dark secret that lies within this city of the dead.


A caving expedition goes horribly wrong, as the explorers become trapped and ultimately pursued by a strange breed of predators.


A leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when a group of friends and a fellow tourist embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle, where something evil lives among the ruins.


What about you? What are some of your favorite scary movies that left you looking over your shoulder?

Thank you again for joining us. If you’d like to read a fun preview of THE AKSELI, you can find one here.

I hope you’ll enjoy Simone and Janwar’s story!
I hope you’ll enjoy THE AKSELI!

The Akseli by Dianne Duvall Release Tour October 9 th - 15 th , 2022

Personal Assistant to New York Times Bestselling Author, Dianne Duvall



The Akseli
(Aldebarian Alliance #4)
by Dianne Duvall
Release Date: October 11th , 2022

New York Times bestselling author Dianne Duvall brings readers the next stand-
alone novel in a thrilling new sci-fi romance series full of action and humor.
Simone has hunted and slain psychotic vampires night after night for hundreds of years and desperately needs a change. When the leader of the Immortal Guardians offers her an opportunity to guard ten mortal women who are venturing to another planet, she dives right in and finds traveling into space and meeting amazing alien races just as exciting as she'd hoped… until an enemy attacks. Simone saves everyone she can before she's thrust into an escape pod and the ship explodes. Alone, fearing some—if not all—of her friends have been killed, she vows to seek vengeance.

Despite his fierce reputation and propensity for violating the law, Janwar has formed a friendship with strait-laced Prince Taelon of Lasara. When the prince's ship is destroyed, Janwar joins the massive Aldebarian Alliance-wide search and rescue mission and soon locates the Gathendien ship that launched the attack.  An odd thing happens, however, as he and his crew stealthily approach it.  The lifeforms inside begin to perish, two or three at a time in quick succession.  Much to his surprise, someone else has reached the ship first: one of the very Earth women he hoped to rescue.

Fascinatingly fierce, Simone bands together with Janwar and his crew to search for her missing friends and wreak havoc upon those who wish to harm them. She also widens eyes, drops jaws, and sparks laughter and mischief as she banishes the warriors' world-weariness and makes each day seem like a new adventure. The friendship that grows between Janwar and Simone swiftly deepens into love. But the enemy warriors they face are tenacious and boast more weapons in their arsenal than the alliance knows. Can Janwar, Simone, and such a small crew vanquish them?

TOUR-WIDE GIVEAWAY: To celebrate the release of The Akseli, Dianne Duvall will be giving away a Prize Pack to (2) two separate readers (US only please) AND a $25 Amazon Gift Card to (2) two separate readers! To enter, fill out the Rafflecopter form found in this post. Follow along with the Blog Tour at for more chances to win daily. Good luck!


The Askeli is the latest installment of the Aldebarian Alliance series.  This world continues to develop in fascinating ways, and although every book can be read as a standalone, I am a true believer in experiencing the entire journey. The world of the Gifted Ones and Immortal Guardians is a great lead up to the Alderbarian Alliance, so definitely read them all if you can.  Simone and Janwar’s story is true to form for Dianne Duvall, I was immediately drawn in by them.  Her characters are always highly charismatic, genuinely honorable, and extremely compassionate.  I love that I can laugh out loud with them in addition to feeling great empathy for the difficulties they must confront.   Simone and Janwar are an arresting couple, they respect and trust each other and feel like they truly belong together.  And boy can they kick some serious butt.  I would highly recommend this to any lover of a great sci fi fantasy romance with amazing action. 


  1. Definitely recommend giving this book a read! Love it.

  2. Awesome book! I highly recommend 👌

  3. This book is great and the series is awesome

  4. Love her books, I recommend them all! ❤️

  5. I'm a Halloween and The Exorcist fan myself. Great book as always!

  6. My son loves scary movies... and watching a scary movie allows me to strip our dogs in record time... Can't wait to read the Akseli!