Eternal Life 

About the Book

Title: Eternal Life, Sekhmet’s Guardians – Book 5
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Author Name: V.S. Nelson
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Something is happening to Michael, the Guardian’s physician.
Every time he is in the same vicinity of a certain female coma patient he looses
himself to her vortex. Determined he will pull her back to the here and now, Michael
enters her imaginary world without his immortal abilities with hopes of saving her
and her daughter.
Sam (Samantha) Waters, one of CNN’s top investigative reports
has lost everything; first her husband now her daughter… or so she believes.
No longer can she face the hardships she’s endured in this world,
she buries herself in her subconscious, taking Michael right along with her.
Will Michael be able to convince Sam she has more to live for
than she knows?
Will she believe him when he tells her, her daughter still lives?
And if she believes him, will he be able save her daughter from the deadly AIDS
virus which plagues her tiny little body?

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Interview with Michael

Tell us about yourself,
What’s to tell? I’m a physician. Trained and studied at such
prestigious places as Harvard, John Hopkins, the Mayo Clinic. I’m proficient in
traditional medicine in some unorthodox methods my colleges might view unethical.
These include a variety of hands-on healing methods the ancients practiced.
What is it that you want,
but cannot have? Authors call this the conflict of the story.
The end to the age old war my brethren and I have been fighting
for close to 6,000 years. Although they, my brothers in arms, look forward to returning
to Tuat some day, I am very content to live out the remainder of my life in the
modern age. I’ve grown accustomed to the luxuries our culture provides and can no
longer see myself riding on a chariot or walking to my destinations. Air travel
and computer technology is great – at least where I am concerned.
What’s your internal limitation?
Meaning, what is it about you that makes it so you cannot do what it is you need
to do during this story?
I’m accustomed to utilizing all of my immortal abilities when
I am unfamiliar territory. Sadly, I am unable to use my special talents when I am
around Samantha (Sam) Waters, my current coma patient. My desire to help her weighs
heavy on my heart but without knowing what she is feeling, fearing, thinking; I’m
as lost as any other modern day human physician. There is no reason for her to remain
in the coma. I only hope my words will give her the strength she needs to return
to the present as an active “alive” member of our society. In the scheme
of things I wish to send a message to who ever did this to her… I will find you
and I will make you pay.
What inner doubt causes
you the most difficulty?
I guess that question would reflect my current situation with
my patient. I fear I will not be able to bring her out of her “sleep”
world. She is such a talented individual. I fear the world… and I will be lost without
What’s your external complication?
In the story world your author created, explain what it is you fear most.
There is always an external complication or two in V’s books.
That woman tends to put all of us in awkwardness situations but I think she’s once
again out done herself.
We have to contend with the on-going war with Set’s Legions and
now she’s added another twist to that story with Unab trying to over-throw Bagsu
for their leadership.
We all fear the dreaded doom that awaits us. When will the prophesized
avatars that hold the human race’s fate in their hands arrive?
On a more personal note, V’s put me in a delicate situation;
while I’m still very much involved with my colleague Dr. Susan Radcliff, V has introduced
me to Sam Waters, an investigative reporter for CNN. I have to admit I am attracted
not only to the predicament of pulling her out of the coma, but to her and her young
child who I discovered carries the aids virus. I’m determined to cure this child
and bring her mother back to the living.
Can I do it? I sincerely hope so.
Tell us about your significant
other, that person who makes living worthwhile.
I’ve never relied on a woman. My sole purpose in this life has
been to cure the ill and fight along side my brethren… until now and now that these
two (Sam and her child, Samantha have entered my world, I cannot see my life without
What would that person
say about you?
I really don’t know, but from her touch, I believe she’s interested.
At least I hope she is.
What is your family like?
What special skills do you rely on?
My ability to touch someone and know what they are thinking,
where they have been and what causes them pain and happiness.
If someone from your past
showed up, who would you NOT want it to be, and why?
Are you happy with the
way your story ended? Why or why not?
I doubt if any immortal, or mortal for that matter, has that
much control of the outcome in a story. We are merely players in the world our author
has put us in.

About the Writer

You have the length of
a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what you can
Story teller with a love for sharing her world.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
I’ve always had a fondness for Michael even though he is far
from my usual bad-boy heroes. He’s kind, intelligent, direct and Gabriel’s confident.
True to his nature he is perhaps the most grounded Guardian of the seven. Where
others fly off the handle, Michael reins them in and keeps them focused. Now that
the wheels are turned and he is stripped of his unusual gifts can he remain that
What do you want to write
The next book in the series is Eternal Warriors staring the pretty
boy who spent the last fifty years living it up on the beaches of California.
Are any sequels planned
for this book?
The series entitled Sekhmet’s Guardians continues to grow. When
I first say the series I saw seven books, then eleven made their appearance. To
date, I’m taken notes on sixteen.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your readers?
Like the majority of the PNRs (Paranormal Romances) you’ve read,
this series centers on a couple, but let me assure there is so much more to Sekhmet’s
Guardians. Every player, even minor characters who appear in the very first volume
(Eternal Lovers) come back to make additional appearances throughout the various
For the most part my stories focus on the heroine’s growth and
her struggles as she becomes bound to an immortal. Can you imagine what you would
do if you found yourself falling in love with an immortal warrior, one who has lived
for over six thousand years.

Author Bio

With a love for history, Native American author V.S. Nelson,
instructed elementary, high school and college in the U.S. and abroad before launching
her second writing career.
V has been a story-teller all her life, always creating stories
about people discovering the courage to make a difference. This drove her into writing
her paranormal series centering on strong relationships and led her to coin the
term: Ancient Legends, New Worlds.
She is well known for her “time management and sprint style
writing,” producing well over five thousand words daily – consecutively. Ms.
Nelson is available for speaking engagements, appearances and is more than willing
to share her methodology with others in a variety of workshops. A member of three
RWA chapters she sits on several committees and judges writing contests across the
In Jan, 2013, Eternal Lovers, the first book in her eleven book
paranormal series, Sekhmet’s Guardians launched with a fury. Being a series reader
herself, she has held true to her promise by releasing no less than two books in
the series per year in addition to her other work. With only three books out, Sekhmet’s
Guardians was proclaimed one of the top new PNR series for 2013.
She enjoys hearing from readers, fans and people with similar
interests. They are more than welcome to contact her through her website

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