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Paranormal Vampire Romance

Vampire bachelor Samson can't get it up anymore. Not even his shrink can help him. That changes when the lovely mortal auditor Delilah tumbles into his arms after a seemingly random attack. Suddenly there's nothing wrong with his hydraulics - that is, as long as Delilah is the woman in his arms.

His scruples about taking Delilah to bed vanish when...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published August 14th 2010 by CreateSpace (first published May 25th 2010)
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Laurie (Bitten by Romance)
I do believe I have found my favorite erotic book for this year and it's also has my favorite genre paranormal. This book is romantic, witty and pure down right hot. The author does a wonderful job in how she brings this erotic romance together. I was floored as I keep reading and the story keep getting deeper. It has humor, twist and turns, suprise's danger, villains, a excellent cast of vampire male characters the author can run on and OMG the sex is amazing there is a little spanking and rear...more
Megan Riverina Romantics/Meggerfly
Jan 14, 2012 Megan Riverina Romantics/Meggerfly rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Megan Riverina Romantics/Meggerfly by: Tonya
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Hot damn! Why haven't I heard of Tina Folsom or the Scanguards Vampires series before? Where Have i been? Under a rock? Thank goodness for my girl Tonya. She recommended this book to me and for that I will be ever grateful! Thanks chic!

Samson's Lovely Mortal is the first book in Tina Folsom's Scanguards series. It's the first book of Tina's that I've read (if you couldn't tell ;-) and it WILL NOT be my last! This book was...more
Karla
4 1/2 stars. Very good!!

From the very first hot sentence, to the last page, this book had me hooked. Samson and Delilah (I know *rolls eyes*, just some of the author's warped subtle humor) have sizzling chemistry. She seems to be the answer to his...ahem....problem. He can't get IT up and once he meets her...IT doesn't want to go down. Funny stuff. The connection they have is more than sexual and he has feelings for her that are not normal for a vampire. What a fun journey exploring this unique...more
Camilla
Oh Sweet Holy mother of Baby Jesus..

I dont really know why I decided to buy this off Kindle earlier today.. I've been walking around in complete withdrawal mode, ever since finishing the BDB books.. I mean, I have a million books, I already own, but everytime I picked one up, I couldnt get into it because I felt like nothing could really compare to the BDB books I had just devoured.. And absolutly loved..

I really wanted something to take my mind away from the fact that I have to wait a million y...more
Rosanna
Just when I thought I've read it all, I see the blurb to this book. A vampire with erectile disfunction? Too funny.


The opening line to this book. “Let me suck your cock."

Did that get your attention? It certainly got mine.


Samson can't seem to get it up anymore, and so he goes to a shrink, Dr. Drake, to see if maybe the good doctor can help him.

“I'm here for...the issue is...uh, my problem has to do with...”
Yeah, poor Samson.

His friends decide for his birthday that they will send him a stripp...more
Ollie
Paranormal Romance/Erotica writer Tina Folsom has the reader panting and craving more with Samsom's Lovely Mortal. If you love a hot and passionate paranormal romance then you are going to LOVE Samson's Lovely Mortal. This is one book where I do not want to give too much information away because I want the reader to experience and savor every page-turning moment. What I will tell you is the lead character, Samson, is the owner of Scanguard Enterprises and who happens to be a gorgeous vampire wit...more
Kristen (Peddler of Smut)
I love when I come across a book that surpasses my expectations, and Samson's Lovely Mortal definitely succeeded in doing that. I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed this book. The story did border on the ridiculous, but the humor, drama, and steamy sexiness more than made up for it.

If you're looking for a quick, sexy, somewhat silly read, Samson's Lovely Mortal more than delivers.


Duchess Nicole
It took me awhile to read this, and its fairly short. The beginning was okay. I like the way that Samson and Delilah meet. I was laughing at the way the meeting took place and who he thought she was. It was different. Then, I started getting bored and skimming. First, when Samson called her vagina a 'lush canopy' and her breasts Asia and Europe, or somthing. Okay, okay, I laughed at that part. Her nipples were rock hard mountain peaks, for gosh sakes!

Certain phrases caught my eye that I normall...more
Plamena
4 STARS!!

To be honest...I didn’t know what to expect from this one. I only read the blurb and it sounded like a real fun: “Vampire bachelor Samson can't get it up anymore.” Hahahah...Okay... I was intrigued :D



After reading it the only thing I can say is: I LOVED it!!! It was such a fun, sexy and entertaining read. I liked all the characters and I think the book was very well written.

What I loved about it: First of all, I liked that we get to really know the characters (Samson and Delilah). We...more
 ~V~
I LOVED THIS BOOK!!!...what a great little gem this author is! I would have had no clue that she or this series even existed had this book not recently been put up as a free kindle book over at Amazon!
I had no clue what to expect going in..a lot of times the free kindle books..namely the pnrs, are very short and don't really contain a lot of story..they're just erotic novellas..but his book was FULL LENGTH and a really great paranormal romance at that!! It had a good suspenseful mystery type sto...more
Jxxx  ♥ Pink Lady ♥
4 Lovely Stars for Samson and Delilah!!!

"Tonight he would take her to his bed, and he would be just a man, a man who wanted her. He would forget he was a vampire."


Samson is a tall, strong handsome vampire and Delilah is the 'Lovely Mortal' They have an over whelming sexual desire for each other.....It's lovely!!

This story is witty, humorous, romantic and sexy with a good mix of goodies and baddies!! Samson has a little problem (he can't get it up, oh dear!) but Delilah comes along and needless...more
Beth ♥Addicted to HEA♥
Samson's Lovely Mortal is the first in a series by Tina Folsom. I've never heard of the series or the author before this book. I was pleasantly surprised. It was a nice blend of romance, urban fantasy & mystery.

Samson is a vampire with anger issues. He's pissed because his psycho ex-girlfriend was a gold digger.

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Poor guy has been having trouble with sexy times since. I have to say I've read a lot of vampire novels and no one has ever had this problem before.

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The heroine, Delilah, is an acc...more
Ann has a dirty mouth
This book was a helluva lot of fun. I hate to warn you all because this one was a slow starter and poorly edited, but I have read the next books in the series, and I feel good about recomending this one because both problems are cleared up by subsequent books.

The mystery in this book was kind of "meh" but the vampire boner jokes were funny. I liked that in this universe, vampires are not so insanely powerful and have jobs and everyday problems. The book is much more like a contemporary Harlequi...more
Mojca
Samson's Lovely Mortal (Scanguards Vampires, #1) For the past nine months, Samson Woodford has been suffering from something no man wants to suffer from. Least of all a virile vampire like him. Erectile dysfunction. No matter what he does, no matter who helps him, he just can’t get it up. And frankly, it’s embarrassing.

Even more embarrassing is the fact his friends know about it and they suggested seeing a shrink. Could he sink any lower? And then those same friends arrange for a stripper for hi...more
WildAboutBones
Warning this is an 18+ year old only review!

This first in Folsom's Scanguards Vampires series is set in San Francisco and has an opening line that certainly grabs your attention: "Let me suck your cock." This paranormal romance comes complete with vampires, embezzling, betrayal, a mortal love, romance, a little humor and a precious gift.

Folsom has created some very believable characters - both primary and secondary ones, even if she uses much of the traditional vampire lore with only a few twis...more
Steph
I just wanted to start by saying that this was probably my favourite free Kindle book I have read so far. I'll presume you have read the book description so I'll just go from there. I'll give a couple of basic parts of the book to help you decide if you want to read it yourself!
Samson is a vampire who owns a security company. Since his betrayel from ex-girlfriend Ilona, he has been unable to get an erection. That was nine months ago. For his birthday, his friends decide to get him a stripper in...more
Crystal ♥ RBtWBC
Samson Woodford owns a successful security & bodyguard business called Scaguards and because of his success & wealth (not to mention his dark & sexy good looks) he is one of the most sought after bachelors in the vampire world. After an unpleasant break-up he is left with some male problems, ya’know, down there. You’re going to make me say it? Okay, he’s left impotent. Poor dear.
He even starts seeing a shrink but to no avail. Until his friends decide to throw him a very much un-antic...more
Katwanya
I put off reading this book for awhile because of the opening sentence. I needed some time to prepare myself and be in the mood for the subject matter. Surprisingly, it was nothing once I decided to read it and got past the first page. It was a light vampire read. The vampires were operating like mortals -- impotency problems, broken relationships, and seeing shrinks. I thought it was entertaining and enjoyed the first half of the book but the second half of the book lacked depth and the dialogu...more
MelissaB
*** 3 1/2 stars ***

This wasn't a bad read, it just wasn't great. The characters weren't fleshed out enough for me to truly care much about them. The heroine started to annoy me when she was so mean after she found out what Sampson was then she pulled an idiotic TSTL move. The hero was a little too lovey dovey nice too. But it was an okay story and free on Kindle. Others friends liked it more than I.
Cynthia (aka Artemis)



A love story of Samson and Delilah. I know, it sounds corny, but it works.

Samson believes the woman in distress that shows up on his doorstep is his “surprise” birthday gift stripper from his friends. This case of mistaken identity leads to a passion that can’t be denied, secrets revealed and deception from unexpected sources. An original storyline that includes a powerful vampire with ED and several vampires who visit a psychiatrist on a regular basis. If the opening sentence of this novel does...more
Cindy
Jun 10, 2011 Cindy rated it 5 of 5 stars
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You don't meet a lot of heroes with erectile dysfunction... Samson should be a happy vampire: he's got close friends, a skillion dollars, and a successful company. But he still seems to being striking out on the 'life, love, and pursuit of happiness' thing. And there's his 237th birthday coming up and his buddies are going to throw him a 'surprise party' complete with a stripper who does 'extras'. Sigh. So he really isn't surprised when a strange woman bangs on his door and begs for help...

Delil...more
Liz
Excuse me, but why is there no button for 15 stars?? Because I just read a book that needs that designation!!!

Wow. Super wow. I loved this book. It ranks up there with Darkness Dawns by Dianne Duvall. Yeah, seriously. In fact, I don't know which I loved more. But I think they are not really similar enough to compare. Yes, they are both paranormal romance but I kind of think that's where the similarities end. As always, let me give you a little into...

Samson is a vampire, a rich vampire. No, more...more
Mello ❣ Illium ✮Harry✮ ☀Myrnin☀ Torin Ichimaru
I don't know why, but when I started reading this, I did not know this was more of an erotic romance as opposed to a PNR. Not that I minded, but the first line of chapter one took me completely off guard. I then knew what I was getting myself into.

I have to say, that I was very aware that this was the first book in a series while I was reading it. I didn't fully connect with the characters, but I did like them. There were a few scene changes that felt a bit abrupt as well. Overall, I really did...more
Gayle

I originally read this book about a year ago but never did a review for it, so I did a re-read and here are my thoughts on this amazing story by Tina Folsom.

This is the first book in the Scanguards Vampires Series and I really, really enjoyed it. There is emotion, humour, mystery, suspense and hot, sexy, hunky Vampires....did I say hot & sexy? Oh my!!!! This book kept me entertained from the very fist page, and if you have read the first page, you will certainly understand why. *whew*

Our de...more
Kelly
You can see my full review here: http://secretsofabooklover.blogspot.c...

I have to admit, I was hesitant to start this one. First, it was a freebie on Amazon. Usually I don't shy away from a book based on that alone, but the title made me feel like it was more historical, which isn't really my thing. When I finally picked it up, though, I was pleasantly surprised.

I really liked Samson and the fact that he seemed to possess many human characteristics made him much more relatable. Sometimes male c...more
Tracey
I'm gushing gushing gushing, that was a fab book I adored it - I feel all loved up.

This is book one of a series on scanguards top vampire bodyguards.

Delilah is an accountant in town on a temporary assignment to find out who's syphoning money from a company. One night she's followed and runs to nearest house for help and into the arms of Samson.

Samson is a vampire so sweet, adoring, sexy, hot, clever artistic - oh his rich too but who cares!! He also runs scanguards bodyguards which employs both...more
Sophia
I admit that I chose this book because the idea of a vamp with er, um performance problems caught my attention not to mention the setting was one of my favorite towns. The main characters were such polar opposites on the surface too with Samson being a vampire who owned a multi-million dollar security business and Delilah being a forensic accountant (yes, Samson and Delilah as in the two Biblical characters- haha).

The plot revolved around Samson and Delilah's growing, but naturally rocky relatio...more
Jo
Quick review:

Rating (out of 5): 4 stars


After reading quite a bit of dark urban fantasy lately, this is exactly what I needed! Sexy vamps, humour, romance and some very steamy scenes! The first line in this books sets the tone pretty well!

While the world building wasn't vast, the plot was really entertaining, with quite a few twists!

Outside the main couple various other male characters are introduced, setting things up for later books.

All in all a really fun read, I will most definitely be pick...more
Cindyg
Great start to what I believe is going to be a great series. The world building is easy to follow and not over kill. I really liked Samson and Deliah. Both are strong, stubborn and sexy. Speaking of sexy....the sexy scenes are very hot and well done. Fast paced with a great cast of characters. I've had this series on my TBR pile...i'm glad I finally got to it. Highly recommend!
Lindsay
I downloaded this book for free on my Kindle, and I wasn't expecting to enjoy it as much as I did.

I enjoyed the characters Delilah and Samson, and the world the author created and I look forward to reading the rest of the series. This is a book that I will read again and again.
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