GIVEAWAY + Blog Tour: Fight the Tide (Kick at the Darkness #2) by Keira Andrews

We're delighted to welcome Keira Andrews today to promote her newest release, Fight the Tide, which is already receiving rave reviews, because who doesn't like a sequel?

Top 5 Movie Sequels That Were Better Than the Originals

Thanks so much to Boy Meets Boy for having me here today! In my new book Fight the Tide (the sequel to Kick at the Darkness), a terrifying virus has been unleashed on humanity, turning normal people into crazed killers. While not technically undead, they are zombies in spirit.

My heroes Parker and Adam were thrust together in a struggle to survive, and that struggle continues in the second part of their journey. I initially wasn’t sure if I’d write a follow-up to KatD, but the characters kept tapping me on the shoulder. Part of my hesitation was that sequels are rarely as good as the originals, and I wondered if I shouldn’t leave well enough alone.

Then I thought of the sequels that are actually better than the originals and decided it was worth the risk to continue Adam and Parker’s story. There will be a third book next year, and also a fourth centered on a young character you’ll meet in Fight the Tide. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

Here’s my list of top 5 movie sequels that surpassed the originals:

5. The Godfather II. No list of superior sequels is complete without this masterpiece!

4. Terminator 2. I saw this movie three times in the theater. It blew my teenaged mind. I love the first movie too, but this one had the budget to take the special effects to the next level.

3. The Empire Strikes Back. “I love you.” “I know.” ’Nuff said.

2. X-Men 2. My fave of the franchise, hands down. Enemies forced to work together, an angsty love triangle, and young characters coming of age and finding their power. J’adore.

1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. This third movie in the Harry Potter series was a huge leap forward in special effects and the acting ability of the child leads. The story is darker too, and I just love everything about it.

What’s your favorite sequel? (Movie or book.) Let me know!

We also tag team reviewed, Fight the Darkness here!

Adrift in a post-apocalyptic world, they only have each other. Is it enough?

A virus that turns the infected into zombie-like killers spreads through a burning world thrown into lawless chaos. Lovers Parker and Adam have escaped to the open sea when they hear a message over the airwaves from a place called Salvation Island—a supposed safe haven.

Orphaned as a child, werewolf Adam has always longed for a pack. He’s eager to investigate the island, but Parker doesn’t think for a nanosecond that the voice on the radio can be believed. He doesn’t trust anyone but Adam and is determined to keep it that way. They don’t need anyone else complicating their struggle to survive. Or do they?

Danger on the high seas can surface in a heartbeat, and if Parker and Adam aren’t careful, the current will drag them under.

This gay romance is a dystopian adventure featuring a werewolf, his boyfriend, and their struggle to find a place to call home.

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  1. I agree with Terminator 2! I thought it was so much better than the first one.

  2. I agree with The Empire Strikes Back - I love how it has the darker elements to it that the first Star Wars movie didn't.

  3. I also agree with The Empire Strikes Back. I also think The Wrath of Khan was the best in the Original Star Trek movie series.

  4. I have so many that I loved but I think I will go with The Bourne Ultimatum since the Bourne movies are some of my ultimate favs!!!

  5. Congratulations on the new release, Keira. My favourite film sequel is the Godfather II. So good!

  6. I agree with Terminator 2. I'm going to go with Wrath of Khan. And my husband has suggested Crank 2, but I'm skeptical.

  7. Terminator 2 was amazing, but The Empire Strikes Back is my favorite!

  8. I'm a sap, but I loved Breaking Dawn (Twilight sequel)

  9. What about National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation? I'm not a fan of over the top comedy but Randy Quade in a navy dickey under that super thin white sweater? dickey? I almost peed my pants!

  10. Thanks so much to BMBR for having me, and for all your comments, guys! Love your answers. :)