Author Q+A The Purveli by Dianne Duvall- Blog tour January 2022



 The Purveli
(Aldebarian Alliance #3)
by Dianne Duvall

Release Date: January 18th, 2022 

𝙉𝙚𝙬 𝙔𝙤𝙧𝙠 𝙏𝙞𝙢𝙚𝙨 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝙐𝙎𝘼 𝙏𝙤𝙙𝙖𝙮 𝗕𝗲𝘀𝘁𝘀𝗲𝗹𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗔𝘂𝘁𝗵𝗼𝗿 𝗗𝗶𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗲 𝗗𝘂𝘃𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝗯𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗱𝗲𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗻𝗲𝘅𝘁 𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗱-𝗮𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗻𝗼𝘃𝗲𝗹 𝗶𝗻 𝗮𝗻 𝗲𝘅𝗰𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗻𝗲𝘄 𝘀𝗰𝗶-𝗳𝗶 𝗿𝗼𝗺𝗮𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝗶𝗲𝘀 𝗳𝘂𝗹𝗹 𝗼𝗳 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻, 𝗮𝗱𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲, 𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗵𝗮𝗽𝗽𝗶𝗹𝘆-𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗿-𝗮𝗳𝘁𝗲𝗿𝘀.

    Ava has always been different. Born with strong telepathic abilities, she lives a very isolated life until she is offered a job with an obscure network that aids powerful Immortal Guardians in their quest to protect humanity from the psychotic vampires who prey upon them. Suddenly, she doesn't feel so different. For the first time in her life, Ava has found a place where she belongs. She's happy. Life is good. And when her employers invite her to join a group of other gifted ones and a handful of Immortal Guardians on a journey to another planet, it becomes absolutely fantastic.
    In no time at all, she is speeding across the galaxy aboard a Lasaran warship manned by two amazing alien races. It's the dream of a lifetime... until a vicious attack by a mutual enemy of Lasara and Earth lands her alone in an escape pod with no habitable planet in sight and only one ship within range: one that carries the enemy who wants to know why the bioengineered virus they released on Earth long ago didn't exterminate humanity and leave the planet ripe for their claiming.
    Jak'ri doesn't know how long he has been a prisoner aboard the Cebaun, but he fears the enemy's twisted experiments will soon lead them to a virus that will eradicate the Purveli people. Despair grips him until a female from Earth is taken captive and reaches out to him telepathically. The gift that Ava said caused her such misery in the past soon becomes his salvation as the two of them form a fast friendship. Determined to distract each other from the horrors of their existence, they immerse themselves in telepathic communion during the day, then seek solace and adventure together in shared dreams. As their friendship deepens into love, the two hatch a daring plot to escape their captors. But the enemy will not let them go without a fight.

Can Ava and Jak'ri stand against so many and emerge victorious?





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Aldebarian Alliance Series:

The Lasaran (AldebarianAlliance #1) 

The Segonian (AldebarianAlliance #2)

Fellow readers and listeners, I had the chance to get a little Nerdy as I ask the lovely Dianne Duvall a few questions about her upcoming release The Purveli, her love of Scifi, and the potential of future book tour signings! Read on to see just what she had to say!


Q&A with Dianne Duvall



Hi, Melissa! I’m so excited to be here. Thanks so much for helping me celebrate the release of THE PURVELI!

I am so ecstatic to have you here today! Let's Dive in, get it?- because the character is- *no spoilers*
 anyway... Let's Dive right in!!!

1: When thinking of scenarios for your characters to face, does it ever seem as if your hands can't keep up with how fast your mind plays through a scene? Like the characters are screaming at you to get it just right?

For me, it’s more like the characters won’t let me go to sleep because they want me to hurry and write the scene that just came to me. RIGHT THEN. New scenes always seem to come to me when I’m trying to fall asleep. I even started keeping my iPad pro next to the bed so I could jot them down without going to my office… and so the characters will stop saying, “Oh come on! You can’t sleep now! You have to write this down!” LOL 

2: Sci-fi romance has expanded in most recent years. Do you see yourself reading more of it now that you write the genre?

I do. The past two years have been particularly stressful ones, so I’ve needed more of an escape than usual. And as Cliff in my Immortal Guardians series once said, you can’t get more of an escape than by leaving the planet. I LOVE sci-fi movies, but Hollywood just doesn’t make enough of them. I also like to read whatever genre I’m currently writing in to keep me in that mindset, so I’m thrilled with the way the sci-fi romance genre has taken off. My TBR pile is growing by leaps and bounds.

3: So many of us are excited to literally dive into this book and know more of these characters. What gave you the idea to write about aliens with gills?

I love to swim and would adore being able to remain underwater for longer lengths of time. I also thought being able to easily shift from using lungs to extract oxygen from air while on land to using gills to extract oxygen from water while swimming would be awesome. It’s what allows Purvelis to enjoy the best of both worlds.

4: OK, a lot of us are dying to know; will we get to meet and connect with the illustrious Dianne Duvall at any future book signings/ author events in 2022/23? Las Vegas, Grapevine TX, Philadelphia, and so many others are in the works! 

I would love to attend some of the upcoming book signings and reader/author events. It would be so much fun to meet you—and the many reader and writer friends I’ve made online—in person. Though I can’t attend any events in 2022, I’m hoping I’ll be able to in 2023. 😀

WOW! I do not know about you- readers and listeners, That was pretty awesome to get a special insight into the life of one of our favorite authors- and the mention of future BOOK SIGNINGS!😍 I'm there!
 Ms. Duvall, thank you so much for joining us today here at Nerdynovelreviews, and much sucess to this no-doubt SMASHING hit!  

Thanks again for the great interview! I hope you and your readers will enjoy THE PURVELI!


Dianne Duvall is the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author of the Immortal Guardians paranormal romance series, the Aldebarian Alliance scifi romance series, and The Gifted Ones medieval and timetravel romance series.  The Lasaran, the first book in the Aldebarian Alliance Series, was a #1 Audible Mover & Shaker. The Segonian, the second book in the Aldebarian Alliance Series, was a Barnes&Noble Top Indie Favorite. Audible chose Awaken the Darkness as one of the Top 5 Best Paranormal Romance Audiobooks of 2018. Reviewers have called Dianne's books "fast-paced and humorous" (Publishers Weekly), "utterly addictive" (RT Book Reviews), “extraordinary" (Long and Short Reviews), and "wonderfully imaginative" (The Romance Reviews). Dianne's books have twice been nominated for RT Reviewers' Choice Awards. And her audiobooks have been awarded the AudioFile Earphones Award for Excellence.

Dianne's books have all appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Apple Books, and/or Kobo Bestseller lists.  The first book in Dianne's The Gifted Ones series, A Sorceress of His Own, is a prequel of sorts to Darkness Dawns. A USA Today bestseller, A Sorceress of His Own is a medieval romance with paranormal elements that was awarded the AudioFile Earphones Award for Excellence and was an Audie Finalist. The second book in the series, Rendezvous With Yesterday, is a time travel romance that won the GraveTells Readers' Choice Award for Best Historical Romance. 

In addition to writing romance, Dianne has completed a one-act play (comedy) and teamed up with an award-winning screenwriter to write a spec script for a new situation comedy. Several of her poems have also been published in anthologies.
When she isn't writing, Dianne is very active in the independent film industry and has even appeared on-screen, crawling out of a moonlit grave and wielding a machete like some of the psychotic vampires she creates in her books. 

For the latest news on upcoming releases, contests, and more, please visit or sign up for her Newsletter. You can also find Dianne online . . .

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To celebrate the release of The Purveli, Dianne Duvall will be giving away a The Purveli 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 for more chances to win daily. > < Good luck!

Make sure you pick up a copy of this fantastic scifi romance book, ASAP! You will not regret it!
In love with paranormal, action, comedy, and kick-ass heroines? For additional information on Dianne Duvall's other book series, click the links above and get ready to fall in love with so many characters.

That is all for now! This is Melissa at Nerdynovelreviews, signing off- so I can prepare my schedule for release day TOMORROW!!
Happy Reading and enjoy all the fun that is to come in this tour!! 


  1. What a fun Q&A, thanks for sharing! THE PURVELI, coming 01.18.22, is available for pre-order now > ~ Crystal @ Author's Taproom

  2. Thank you for the interview! Can't wait until the 18th!

  3. Can't wait to read this!♥️♥️♥️

  4. So excited for this book to arrive.

  5. Wonderful Q&A! Can't wait to dive into The Purveli!


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