Thursday, November 15, 2012

Help name the 3rd Blud e-novella!

Help me, blogosphere. You're my only hope!

Blud novella #3 needs a title.

Photo of The White Stripes by Annie Liebovitz.

It's set in Criminy's Clockwork Caravan.

He's a bad boy knife thrower with a dark secret. 

She's a hard-nosed lady journalist in a leather pith helmet who'll stop at nothing for her story.


The first two e-novellas are 
THE MYSTERIOUS MADAM MORPHO 
and THE PECULIAR PETS OF MISS PLEASANCE.

So we're looking for alliteration. We're partial to the letter D.

I'm digging on THE DANGEROUS DAGGERS OF DESIRE.

Do you like that, or is it too obviously euphemistic?

Because, you know, WICKED AS THEY COME isn't coy at all. :)

Heh.

If anyone can come up with something better, you'll make the Acknowledgments of WICKED AFTER MIDNIGHT, also known as Blud book 3.

Please weigh in in the comments! 

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18 comments:

Anne Odom said...
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Anonymous said...

the caravans of the carnal carnies.
you're very welcome.

Validation said...

The dagger dalliance. Or Dark dagger dalliance.

Raonaid Luckwell said...

Why not just Daggers of Desire

Desires for dangerous daggers
Dark desires for daggers
Dark desires for dangerous daggers. Not very good.

Anne Odom said...

Anything with "Daggers" in it brings to mind (for me) the Black Dagger Brotherhood series.

Hmmm. Here's a couple based on the female lead's role, rather than the male lead's (just for a change of pace):

* Delving into Darkness
* The Diehard Detective
* Digging Deep into the Dark

And if you find you the letter "D" isn't necessarily important:

* An Intriguing Inquisitor

* Incendiary Inquisition (though that reminds me of the Spanish Inquisition in a number of ways, so maybe not)

* An Incendiary Inquiry (apparently, I'm partial to "I")

* Curious Columnist of the Clockwork Carnival

* A Suspicion of Scandal

Anne Odom said...

Also, if you want to use the female lead's name, like in the previous titles:

* Miss Harville's Harrowing Hunt (or The Harrowing Hunt of Miss Harvel)

* The Hard Hunting of Miss Harville (now we're getting into porn titles)

marlenamaier said...

I have to say I like The Dangerous Diggers of Desire.. Just seeing that makes me want to read the book/e-novella..You rock Delilah!

Sheila Hudnall said...

How about:

Daggers of Desire

Desires of the Dark and Dangerous

Dipping Daggers in Desire

Dude, Where are my Daggers?

Sharp Knives and Knaves

Dark and Stormy Carnies

Knive Throwing Noodles

Knives in the Night

Sheila Hudnall said...

The Bad Boys Blud Blades

Blud Blades and Bones

Bad Boy and the Bookworm

Pinafores and Pinwheels said...

What is the main character's name? Since the other two have the names in the title I think the 3rd should too

Virginia Valerie said...

Dark Marco's (Heart) Daggers
Dangerous Daggers of Dark Marco
Dangers of the Dagger

Anonymous said...

The dimpled didgeridoo dinkus.

Anonymous said...

Don't do what Donny Don't does!

James R. Tuck Dark Urban Fantasy Author said...

The Edge Of Desire
(a bit soap opera and miiiiight have been done before)

The Gleaming Gams Of Ginger Harville
(who da fuck besides me even uses the word gams anymore? Me and Sam Spade. Curse you alliteration!)

Corsets And Knives And Steamy-punk Love
(might be a bit on the nose)

Screw You Marco Taresque
(go with that. if not as a title then Ginger, that little spitfire, should say it in the book)

And there you go, absolutely no help whatsoever. :)

delilah s. dawson said...

James wins ALL THE INTERNETS.

But he's already in the Acks, so it doesn't count. :)

~Melissa~ said...

The Deduction of the Dagger's Depth

The Deceptive Dagger of Danger

penelope said...

Take Hold of Desire
Dancing on the Edge of Desire
the Red Edge of Desire
The Dagger's Edge
The blud and the Knife
Miss Harville and the Carnyman
Miss Harville's Dance with Daggers

Lexi H said...

HAhaha, James had some great ones.
Some other fine titles listed, you have clever followers.