Secrets of Savannah Sacrifice (Secret #5)

All right… It’s post #5!!!

For those of you who haven’t followed: For the last four weeks, I have been giving readers a song and a secret about the book!

Savannah Sacrifice carries many, many secrets. Some of the secrets are fun, some are deliciously wicked, but guaranteed you will love them all! So, grab a seat, remember to follow (and put in for the giveaways) and get ready to learn more about Savannah Sacrifice!

Please feel free to leave me a comment. And if you’ve read the book and it has made you think of a song (or something equally amazing), leave me a comment! I will be stopping by each stop, and I will post each participating entry on my Facebook/Twitter page!

(You can learn other secrets about Savannah Sacrifice by checking out last week’s post!)

So have fun!

Today’s Secret: There is a Latin prayer that takes place: Spiritus, convenientibus terra viventium. Restitue animam et corpus. Benedictus in sæcula. Gratia. Misericordia. Amor.

Roughly translated it means: Spirit, join the land of the living. Restore the body and the soul. Blessed forever. Love. Grace. Compassion.

(I don’t want to spoil anything for you following along!)

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Today’s Song: If there is one song that would be “Starling’s Song” My Immortal would fit the bill. Starling was an incredible character to create. In trying to empathize with her struggles I would listen to this song while writing.

 

Thank you for all the love and support. I hope you enjoyed learning about some of the secrets of Savannah Sacrifice!

Danica Winters

Secrets of Savannah Sacrifice (Secret #4)

All right… It’s post #4!!!

For those of you who haven’t followed: For the next four weeks, I will be giving readers a song and a secret about the book!

Savannah Sacrifice carries many, many secrets. Some of the secrets are fun, some are deliciously wicked, but guaranteed you will love them all! So, grab a seat, remember to follow (and put in for the giveaways) and get ready to learn more about Savannah Sacrifice!

Please feel free to leave me a comment. And if you’ve read the book and it has made you think of a song (or something equally amazing), leave me a comment! I will be stopping by each stop, and I will post each participating entry on my Facebook/Twitter page!

(You can learn other secrets about Savannah Sacrifice by checking out last week’s post!)

So have fun!

Today’s Secret: Asclepius’s confession about his history, in which Zeus kills him for the resurrection of Hippolytus, is true. Artemis paid Asclepius to raise her lover. You can learn more here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asclepius

Epione and Asclepius were married in Greek mythology. They had nine children together: six daughters and three sons.

Figure 1-3: The Character reference for Epione and images of Asclepius

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Figure 4: Asclepius’s Temple (Cos, Greece)

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Today’s Song: You are going to love this song! I don’t think it needs much in the way of introduction, but it certainly epitomizes Asclepius and his wife.

(I Got a Woman, Ray Charles)

I am looking forward to seeing you at the next stop!

Thank you for all the love and support,

Danica Winters

Secrets of Savannah Sacrifice (Secret #3)

All right… It’s post #3 in the blog tour!!!

For those of you who haven’t followed: For the next four weeks, I will be giving readers a song and a secret about the book!

Savannah Sacrifice carries many, many secrets. Some of the secrets are fun, some are deliciously wicked, but guaranteed you will love them all! So, grab a seat, remember to follow (and put in for the giveaways) and get ready to learn more about Savannah Sacrifice!

Please feel free to leave me a comment. And if you’ve read the book and it has made you think of a song (or something equally amazing), leave me a comment! I will be stopping by each stop, and I will post each participating entry on my Facebook/Twitter page!

(You can learn other secrets about Savannah Sacrifice by checking out last week’s post!)

So have fun!

Today’s Secret: I love Latin. Often in my books I use the language to hide clues for my readers!

When Starling visits the cemetery she is met with a headstone that reads, “Avi Mortem.”  In Latin, this means Bird of Death. If you know the secret, it can change your reading of the book.

The Catharterian’s motto: Mortem. Genus. Honor.

Translates to: Death. Family. Honor.

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Figure 1The Inspiration Behind the Archangel

Today’s Song: This song was the theme of a chapter following the introduction of the Avi Mortem archangel (no spoilers here)!

I am looking forward to seeing you at the next stop!

Thank you for all the love and support,

Danica Winters

Secrets of Savannah Sacrifice (Secret #2)

All right… It’s post #2 in the secrets blog series!!!

For those of you who haven’t followed: For the next four weeks, I will be giving readers a song and a secret about the book!

Savannah Sacrifice carries many, many secrets. Some of the secrets are fun, some are deliciously wicked, but guaranteed you will love them all! So, grab a seat, remember to follow (and put in for the giveaways) and get ready to learn more about Savannah Sacrifice!

Please feel free to leave me a comment. And if you’ve read the book and it has made you think of a song (or something equally amazing), leave me a comment! I will be stopping by each stop, and I will post each participating entry on my Facebook/Twitter page!

(You can learn other secrets about Savannah Sacrifice by checking out last week’s post!)

So have fun!

This Week’s Secret:

The Bonaventure Cemetery, a major setting in Savannah Sacrifice, is reported to be one of the most haunted places in the entire country. While researching the book, I came across a few pictures of one of their reported ‘ghosts.’ My favorite, a ghostly dog, made an appearance in the book at the side of with my other favorite ghost*, Gracie Watson!

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Today’s Song:

Today’s song is a bit darker than the last post, but it was a key song when I started looking for characters to build and weave into the story. I loved the line: “Only one sure way to bring the giant down…”

From there it was easy to write a story about enlisting ghosts in bringing down an enemy!

Here’s a lighter one! I hope it makes you tap your foot! J

 

I am looking forward to seeing you next week!

Thank you for all the love and support,

Danica Winters