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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Sweet Spot 

About the Book

Title Sweet Spot
Genre F/F Erotic Sports Romance
Author Lucy Felthouse
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
A Raw Talent book
Virginia Miller is an up-and-coming tennis star. She’s gone from
a ratty tennis court in a park in south London, England, to the world’s top training facility–Los Carlos Tennis Academy
in California.
In awe of the talent around her, Virginia
is all the more determined to make the most of the opportunity and show that she’s
worthy of her place there. Her mentor, Nadia Gorlando, has every faith in her.
But Virginia finds herself distracted–Nadia,
as well as being a top-notch tennis player, is seriously sexy, and Virginia’s mind keeps wandering
where it shouldn’t. Will her crush get in the way of her career, or can she find
a way to push the other woman out of her mind before it’s too late?

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Interview with Virginia Miller

Tell us about yourself,
please.
Hi, I’m Virginia Miller and I’m from London, England.
I’m currently living in California,
though–I can hardly believe it! I was accepted to train at Los Carlos Tennis Academy,
and I’m now mingling with many of my idols. I have to keep pinching myself to make
sure I’m not dreaming.
What’s your internal limitation?
Meaning, what is it about you that makes it so you cannot do what it is you need
to do during this story?
I really, really want to tell Nadia Gorlando how I feel about
her. She’s a top tennis player, not just in the Academy, but in the world, and she’s
also my mentor. There are so many reasons I can’t tell her, though. She’s my mentor,
we work closely together, I’m afraid. Plus, I don’t even know if she’s into women!
What inner doubt causes
you the most difficulty?
Doubting my own abilities. I must be doing something right because
I managed to get into the Academy, but I often find it difficult to believe that
I could ever be a top tennis player. Nadia has a great deal of faith in me, however,
so I’m slowly starting to believe in myself more.
What’s your external complication?
In the story world your author created, explain what it is you fear most.
Failure is pretty damn terrifying. I’ve worked damn hard to get
even as far as the Academy, and now I’m here I want to go all the way. I know there’s
a lot of time and effort in front of me, and I don’t mind. I just don’t want to
let myself, my parents, Nadia and the Academy down.
What is your family like?
They’re great. My parents have always been very supportive, ever
since the first moment I had a tennis racket in my hand and got hooked on the sport.
They’ve been behind me every step of the way, and I owe them a lot–without them,
I wouldn’t be at the Academy at all. They wanted me to have a backup plan, though,
and insisted I didn’t rely wholly on tennis to get me through life and into a career–and
threatened to stop paying for my tennis tuition if I didn’t try hard in my school
education and exams. I’m so glad they did, as education is so important.
What special skills do
you rely on?
I don’t. As I said above my parents refused to let me rely wholeheartedly
on tennis to get me through life and a career, and as I grew up I realized they
were absolutely right. Yes, my tennis playing has gotten me from a ratty court in
south London to
the world’s top training facility, but that isn’t just down to my tennis skills.
It’s down to hard work, sheer determination and the people I have supporting me.
I’m so grateful for them.
Are you happy with the
way your story ended? Why or why not?
Oh yes, absolutely. There were lots of ups and downs along the
way, but the ending was certainly satisfactory. I’d really like to find out what
happens next, though!

About the Writer

You have the length of
a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what you can
do.
Lucy Felthouse is driven, supportive, writes lots of different
stories, takes too much on and adores her readers and fellow Brit Babes.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
I’m not sure, really. She didn’t appear in the first Raw Talent
book, Grand Slam, but Nadia Gorlando did. I was specifically wanting to write a
F/F erotic romance novella for Ellora’s Cave’s Hot Pink series, so I figured it
would be fun to take the character of Nadia, who’d had a few appearances in Grand
Slam, and give her a love story of her own.
When you wrote about this
character, what made you the most happy? What made you the most sad?
Giving Virginia
what she really wanted made me very happy. But some of the stuff I put her through
in the interim was pretty sad. Sorry, Virginia…
Why do you write?
Because I can’t not write! I get really grumpy if I don’t.
What do you want to write
next?
My next project is a M/M military erotic romance novella, called
Desert Heat, which is going to be set in Afghanistan.
What other character from
this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why?
Peter Ross is actually due his own story. Lily and I have been
working on it, but I’m not sure when it’ll get finished–things are crazy busy in
both our worlds!
Are any sequels planned
for this book?
Sort of. The Raw Talent
series is a sports romance series by myself and Lily Harlem. We have both co-authored
and solo projects in the series, and so far the books have had crossover between
the other books–that is, you can read them as standalones, but certain characters
and events will appear in more than one title. So there’s definitely a chance that
Virginia and Nadia will get another outing in future releases, but they probably
won’t be the main characters.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your readers?
Yes–huge thanks to all of those that buy and read my books.
I couldn’t do this without you–you’re totally awesome!

Author Bio

Lucy Felthouse 
Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic
romance in a variety of Erotica For All, is book editor for Cliterati, and is one eighth of The Brit Babes. Find out more at http://www.lucyfelthouse.co.uk. Join
her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter
at: http://eepurl.com/gMQb9

subgenres and pairings, and has over 100 publications to
her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include several editions of Best
Bondage Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica 2013 and Best Erotic Romance 2014. Another
string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies,
and also edits for a small publishing house. She owns

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Moonlight Masquerade 
5 Easy Questions is an interview is designed to be quick,
easy, and fun. Today’s guest is Raine Delight.
What is your go-to meal
to order when you dine out? Your favorite “I know it will hit the spot”
item.
If I am at Olive Garden, I always get Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo
as it is one of my favorites there and I just love their Alfredo sauce.
Who is your “book
boyfriend”? You know, that hottie you read about and drool over.
Oh lord I have to pick just one??? Do you know how hard that
is for me. *laughs* Well my all time favorite is Roarke from J.D. Robb’s In Death
Series. This character hits all my love buttons and then some.
What were you like when
you were in school?
Oh lord have mercy, I was that nerd who liked school and got
school credit for volunteering in the school library all four years of High School.
Would you rather stay
inside and watch snow falling, or get out in it and build a snowman?
For myself, I am not much of a cold weather person so I like
to stay indoors and watch the snow fall while I read a book. My kids sometimes drag
me out to help them in the winter to build snowmen or go sledding.
What was the last movie
you watched (home or theater)?
Last movies were X-Men: Days of Future Past as well as The Amazing
Spiderman at the local drive-in. X-men was really, really awesome and the new spiderman
was okay though I am not a big spiderman fan.

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Title: Moonlight Masquerade
Genre Contemporary M/M Short Story
Author Name Raine Delight
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
It’s Valentine’s weekend and for Skylar Everclear, it’s a holiday
he wishes he could forget. Mysterious roses keep popping up on his doorstep. No
idea what is going, a little disturbed by this secret admirer, he tries to forget
it all since he just got rid of the latest line of loser boyfriends and just wants
to do his job at the local bakery. But when he meets his new neighbor, Marc Douglas,
he finds himself drawn to the quiet young man even as he tries to not let his libido
take over. But on Valentine’s Day, a mysterious rose again pops up with a note to
meet his admirer that night. Will Skylar take a chance that love is right there
waiting for him?

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Her Wild Protector 
There you are, on a tropical island, with a guy who practically
kidnapped you. He says he has a plan to protect you, and so far he’s done a good
job of keeping you safe from two men, one who turns into a cheetah and another who
becomes a panther. Oh, and both of them tried to kill you. This guy is sexy as hell
and the more you learn about him, the more you like him, but that doesn’t change
the fact that he’s irritatingly bossy. Throw in the minor problem that there are
killers after you and you have a pretty good reason to be off-the-charts stressed
out.
How about a session of Tai Chi? This non-aggressive form of martial
art has many benefits, including improved posture, better flexibility and what you
so desperately need, stress reduction. So when the hot guy (who looks even hotter
when he’s doing Tai Chi) suggests you join him in his workout, you agree. And surprise!
After forty minutes of moving through the forms, you’re calmer than you have been
for days.
Tai Chi is a great form of exercise. I’ve done it a few times
and wanted to learn a bit more for the scene in Her Wild Protector, where Marshall
and Tara engage in this activity. I thoroughly enjoyed doing the research. Here
are a few websites to check out if you want to see it in action:
A nice video on YouTube, showing a gold medal champion do The
24 Form:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ejB-jBtZqqU
A very nicely put together video of a regular guy doing a Tai
Chi warm up. At least I’m assuming he’s a regular guy. He could actually be a marital
art master!
Watch Jet Li rock his Tai Chi in this movie clip
How about you? What’s your favorite way to reduce stress?

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Book Title: Her Wild Protector
Since waking up on the floor of her apartment after an electrical
shock, Tara has felt…different. Colors a little
off. Shadows where they shouldn’t be. But hot guys glowing blue light and a cheetah
drinking a cup of coffee? That’s not something you see every day. And why doesn’t
anyone else seem to notice?
The pillar of blue light is Marshall, a Metamorph—a human who
can change at will into an animal or energy form. His human form is damn fine-looking,
but that doesn’t mean he isn’t crazy, with his stories about belonging to a secret
government agency and rogue Metamorphs trying to kill her. Plus he wears sunglasses
indoors—who still does that? But when there’s a panther scratching at her door,
she has no choice but to trust Marshall,
even if it means her life will never be the same.

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Author Bio

Naomi lives in sunny Florida
with the love of her life and a magical calico cat. She writes for various fiction
and non-fiction markets but finds she is drawn to romance because her characters
insist on canoodling and falling madly in love. So she lets them. Occasionally,
however, they go to dark and strange places. She lets them do this also. Her interests
include dancing, motorcycle riding, drumming, and creating healthy meals. She takes
the opportunity to play and have fun whenever possible. Her motto: Never pass up
the opportunity to have an adventure!
Naomi Bellina
Provocative tales of love, lust, passion and magic

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Shadow’s Moon 
Shadow’s Moon: Book 3 of the Kyn Kronicles, 2013 Golden Claddaugh
Finalist
Even a wild heart can be broken…
A blonde, a brunette and a monster walk into a bar and all hell
breaks loose.
It should have been the start of a bad joke, but days from a
full moon Xander Cade, Tracker for the Northwest Motoki Pack, finds nothing funny
about confronting an enraged Shifter in a crowded Portland nightclub filled with unsuspecting humans.
The resulting carnage frays an already thin veil of secrecy shielding the supernatural
Kyn community from public scrutiny, and ensures she can’t escape the one man she’s
been determined to avoid, her Alpha and mate, Warrick Vidis. Dominating, protective
and compelling, Warrick threatens her individuality like no other.
As the Northwest Alpha wolf, compromise isn’t in Warrick Vidis’s
vocabulary, but when his reluctant mate, Xander Cade, refuses to leave off the hunt
for a killer, he has no qualms using whoever or whatever necessary to protect her
or his pack. A series of unusual deaths involving lone wolves, along with anonymous
threats against him and his Pack, begin to jeopardize his normal steely control.
Add in Xander’s continual reluctance to fully accept their Soul bond, and the line
between intellect and instinct begins to blur, leaving him wondering if one woman’s
love and acceptance will be enough to save both man and wolf.
As the danger escalates, threatening not just their Pack but
those closest to them, Warrick and Xander must find a way to trust each other and
accept their rare bond or risk losing everything-their pack, their friends and each
other.
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About the Author

Jami Gray is the award winning, multi-published author of the
Urban Fantasy series, The Kyn Kronicles, and the Paranormal Romantic Suspense series,
PSY-IV Teams. Her latest release, Shadow’s Moon was a Golden Claddaugh Finalist,
and the first in her newest series, Hunted by the Past, hits shelves in July 2014.
She is surrounded by Star Wars obsessed males and a male lab, who masquerades as
a floor rug as she plays with the voices in her head.

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Love Me Not 
Title: Love Me Not
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Author Name: Reese Ryan
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Abandoned by a mother who chose drugs over her, Jamie Charles
barely got out of her own addiction alive. Now, she pours her pain into her art
while pouring drinks at a local bar. To Jamie, love is a four-letter word—until
she meets Miles, a charming ad exec with piercing blue eyes who makes no secret
about his desire for her.
Miles Copeland has family demons of his own, but his unhappy
upbringing drove him toward hard work and success. He’s determined to win Jamie
over, and when he finally does, it’s worth every moment he spent waiting. But when
he confesses that he’s falling for her, she panics. Sex is one thing, but love requires
more than she can give.
Jamie can’t deny her feelings, but she’s haunted by her past.
Miles knows his heart, but Jamie’s lingering doubts have him questioning their future.
It might take the threat of losing him forever for her to realize that refusing
to let love in is the worst mistake of all.

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About the Character

Name: Jamie Charles
Age: 31
Gender: Female
Birthplace: Cleveland,
Ohio
Profession: Artist/Bartender
Ethnicity: Caucasian
Describe her body build, skin tone, height and weight. Include
any unique features such as dimples, freckles, or scars: Jamie is average height
with a curvy, well-toned body. Jamie has a nose piercing, tattoos and fair skin.
At the beginning of the story her hair is long and black and she favors dramatic
eyes shadow and lipstick. Later in the book she changes her style a bit.
Who is the significant
other in your character’s life?
Miles Copeland. He’s dreamy, handsome, speaks his mind and it
quite persistent. He isn’t afraid of Jamie’s tough, scarred exterior and he’s determined
to win her heart. Thankfully, he succeeds.
How does your heroine
dress?
In the beginning of the book, Jamie favors a darker, edgier look.
I’d describe it as Goth Girl Meets Motorcycle Chick. It fits her mood and the image
she wants to project to the world. She relishes the fact that people find her unapproachable.
How educated is this character?
Is she book smart, self-taught, widely-experienced?
Jamie is a smart girl but she is self-taught and street smart.
She is capable of much more, but deep down she holds the belief that she doesn’t
deserve more.
Does she scrape by, live comfortably, live extravagantly?
Jamie is your typical starving artist,
in many ways, but she’s comfortable with her life as it is. However, when she starts
dating Miles she becomes more aware of what she doesn’t have. The difference in
their income levels does add to her insecurities.
What does she have a knack
for doing?
Jamie is a talented artist. She’s especially skilled at drawing
and painting. When she was ten-years-old, the man who Jamie considers to be her
father bought her art supplies after she got in trouble for drawing on a desk at
school.
What is your character’s
family like?
Jamie comes from a broken home and had a very difficult childhood.
Her father left home when she was about ten. Her mother was an alcoholic and drug
addict. Jamie had planned to run away from home at thirteen, but her best friend’s
family took her in and became her legal guardians. She loves them and is fiercely
loyal to them. Yet, she trusts few other people.
Is she close to family?
Jamie is very close to her adopted
family. However, she hasn’t seen her biological father since she was ten and hasn’t
seen her biological mother in more than fifteen years.
If someone from your character’s
past showed up, who would she NOT want it to be, and why?
The last person in the world that Jamie
would want to see is her biological mother, Josephine Charles. Yet, near the outset
of the story, that is exactly what happens. Josephine is trying to get her life
together and wants to make amends with Jamie. This sets off a series of events in
which Jamie is forced to deal with extremely painful secrets from her past that
neither she nor Josephine are truly prepared to face.
Can your heroine keep
a secret?
Yes. Jamie has kept lots of secrets for the two women she considers
her sisters. However, the biggest secret she’s been keeping is about what happened
to her as a young girl. It’s slowly been eating away at her, like a poison, and
making it difficult for her to form a true connection with or trust people outside
of her small circle.
What inner doubt causes
your character the most difficulty?
Being abandoned by her father without so much as a word and watching
her mother choose the man who hurt her over her has left Jamie with the belief that
she is unlovable. She behaves accordingly and avoids relationships at all costs.
Until she met Miles, she was content to live her life this way. Being loved by him
slowly changes her perspective on the matter and her self-perception.

About Your Writer: Questions for your character to answer about you.

Why do you think your
writer chose to write about you?
I was a minor character in her debut novel, Making the First
Move, but we really hit it off. To be honest, she was sort of fascinated with me.
She needed to understand what made me tick and to see it all play out. I think she
was also a little taken with Miles and wanted to go back and write our love story
as her way of secretly getting to spend some alone time with him.
What do you wish your
writer had not told others about you?
There are lots of things in my past that are painful and that
I’m not especially proud of. Reese put it all out there. Honestly, I didn’t appreciate
it initially. Yet, if she hadn’t I’d never have been able to truly love Miles. So
I thank her for that. I also hope my story gives hope to other women who might be
suffering from insecurity, self-loathing and self-doubt in the wake of a sexual
assault.
Was there anything your
writer discovered about you that was a surprise to one or both of you?
Learning the truth regarding my deeply-held beliefs about myself
came as a surprise to me. I go on quite a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance
in this story. However, I think Reese was just as surprised by the reasons behind
some of my bad choices. This book was a collaboration between the two of us. I’m
pretty sure my name should be listed as fictional co-author.
What other character from
your book do you think your writer should write a book about? Care to tell us why?
There are three other characters in my story who also deserve
their own happy endings: my friend, Lisa who works with me; Miles’s little sister,
Kari; and my other childhood friend, Xavier Hunt. There are some very emotional
scenes between Ex and me in this story. Ex deserves to find a woman who will love
him the way he deserves. Several readers have requested his story, so I hope Reese
is sitting in her chair, plotting his story out right now.

Author Bio

Reese Ryan writes sexy, contemporary fiction filled with colorful
characters and sinfully-sweet romance. She secretly enjoys torturing her heroines
with family and career drama, reformed bad boys, revealed secrets, and the occasional
identity crisis, but always rewards them with a happily ever after.

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Honor C 
Title Honor C
Genre Contemporary Romance Fiction
Author Name C. Zampa
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
When Honor Castillo convinces himself he isn’t gay, he begins
a new life. He ends his affair with his lover, Jorge Villagomez, and marries Rebecca
to establish a life with her as a respected San Antonio businessman. They have a son and he
tells himself he is happy.
Eleven years later, Jorge returns to San Antonio, and his path crosses with Honor’s
once more. The flame of their passion never died, and neither did Jorge’s love for
Honor.
When Jorge approaches Honor to design his studio, Honor believes
he can walk the line between friendship and lovers. But when a sudden crisis threatens
to take Jorge from him forever, Honor must choose between his duty and his heart.
Most of all, he’s forced to decide what he’s willing to lose in order to be true
to who he really is.

Interview with Honor Castillo

Tell us about yourself,
please.
I’m a successful Hispanic businessman in San Antonio. I’m married to my college sweetheart,
Rebecca, and we have a son, Michael.
What is it that you want,
but cannot have? Authors call this the conflict of the story.
All my life I’ve wanted to just be who and what I was. Gay.
What’s your internal limitation?
Meaning, what is it about you that makes it so you cannot do what it is you need
to do during this story?
My love and loyalty to my wife and son. My fear of losing my
family if I came out of the closet. My fear and shame that was beaten into me by
my father when I was a boy, though, has been one of the biggest nails on my closet
door.
What inner doubt causes
you the most difficulty?
The pain, the horrible, pain that would be caused if I came out
of the closet. My successful business position in the community and what would happen
if I came out as a homosexual.
What’s your external complication?
In the story world your author created, explain what it is you fear most.
The biggest complication to enter my life was a lover from my
past. Jorge Villagomez. I’d left him behind long ago and locked myself in the closet,
hoped he would always just be a secret from my past. But, when he returned to my
world, I knew my love for him had never died. It was stronger than ever.
Tell us about your significant
other, that person who makes living worthwhile.
At the risk of being hated, my life is divided between two significant
others. My wife, Rebecca and Jorge. And that is my pain. A love and respect for
the woman I married, who I truly love, and an equal love for the man I loved since
I was a kid.
What would that person
say about you?
Oddly, they would both say the same thing, but from different
points of view. That, although I am a loyal, good man who would do anything for
those I love, I am also a miserable mess. A man torn between two lives—my straight
life and being the homosexual who I really am.
What is your family like?
We are a typical family. Happy. Deep into our Hispanic heritage.
What special skills do
you rely on?
Skills. Funny, I never thought of having skills. I am, though,
a talented and innovative architect.
If someone from your past
showed up, who would you NOT want it to be, and why?
Jorge, of course. With him comes the pounding on my tight closet
door. And, most of all, my father. A man who hated me, who was ashamed of me.
Are you happy with the
way your story ended? Why or why not?
Very happy. It was a painful road, my coming out. I did hurt
my wife, I confused my son. But, in time—because ultimately she loved me enough—Rebecca
came to terms as best she could with my homosexuality. And, after an equally rocky
road, I finally reunited with my soul mate, Jorge.

About the Writer

You have the length of
a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what you can
do.
Ha! That’s a good one! Let me see…Nah, I can’t describe myself.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
I simply love Hispanic culture and the character was inspired
by one of my favorite crushes, Hispanic actor Eduardo Yanez. Personality, looks,
everything. It felt good to turn a passion for a type of man into a character.
Was there anything you
discovered about this character that was a surprise to you? When you wrote about
this character, what made you the most happy? What made you the most sad? Happy?
That he was beautiful. He was NOT perfect, as he was a big man,
had been a big kid. Sad because of other imperfections. Sad because he was going
to do some things, in his struggle to finally come out, that would hurt others,
that would make him seem selfish, that would make him seem weak. But it was who
he was, and it was real. Not easy to make a character have flaws that you knew readers
would not like.
Why do you write?
I know it’s cliché, but it’s true: because I can’t NOT write.
But, then, too, I’ve always had this huge, huge world of folks in my head. And since
I can’t paint of sing about them, I have to produce them in the only other means
I know. Writing them.
What do you want to write
next?
I’m already into a story, another Hispanic set of characters,
only a bit darker than ‘Honor C’. A story where a horrific event that happened years
ago ends up being an unsuspected bond between the two main characters.
What other character from
this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why?
The supporting character, Gabriel Barbosa, who had loved one
of the MC’s (Jorge). Just one of those guys you write, who you don’t plan to be
awfully significant, but then—ouch—you kind of like him a lot and want to write
him, to explore him further.
Are any sequels planned
for this book?
Actually, there is a sequel. The book was left with what readers
keep calling a ‘happy for now’. I want to go beyond and let the readers have that
conclusive happy ending.

Author Bio

C. Zampa’s earliest stories were not written words, but drawings.
Adventures, romances—all drawn in comic book style, complete with dialogue bubbles.
Countless hours were spent in her room with her Mead Academie sketch pad and pencils.
While the stereo headphones piped the classics into her ears, she feverishly sketched
the wonderful characters who lived in her head, creating little vignettes for them.
Even her early drawings reflected romance as she felt it—erotic,
sensual, natural, uninhibited.
In her pseudo-hippie days of high school, she began to write.
Her teachers encouraged her to take her writing seriously, but to her it was strictly
for pleasure. Once entering the working world, she left writing behind; but, a few
years ago, overwhelmed by a need to create, she opened a blank document and began
to write again and has not stopped since.

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I Got Your Back, Hailey 
Genre: Romantic suspense
Author Name: June Kramin
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG

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Interview with June Kramin

Why did you write this
book?
I only do what the voices in my head tell me to. ;) Honestly,
I was in bed one night and a character name popped into my head. Sounds cheesy,
but it was Parker Peters. Yup – Spiderman in reverse. I don’t know why, but I was
determined to write something around that. I was in the middle of another project
at the time, but once I started – it just ran itself. It’s by far the most action
I’ve written and I loved the way it all fell together. I loved the mystery of Parker.
Just like his name came to me with no clue who he was, he was just “there”
and I wasn’t sure who he would turn into. Hands down, he’s my favorite male MC to
date!
What is your favorite
genre to read?
I like a lot of suspense. I love the “can’t wait to turn
the page” feeling.
What is your favorite character from fiction (not including your
own characters)?
For many years now, it has been Lucas Davenport – John Sandford’s
main character in his Prey series.
Do you enjoy films and/or
TV shows? Which are your favorites?
We cancelled TV almost 10 years ago. We’re not reality fans and
it seemed that’s all that was on. We are big movie people, though. We’ve gotten
into a few TV shows that we found on Netflix. Currently we’re catching up on Leverage
and Castle. With my middle grade books, fun fantasies are also favorite. Once Upon
a Time and Grimm are on the list as well.
What are you working on
at the moment, and what are we likely to see from you in the coming months?
Like with my characters running the show, I let my fans bully
me. I received an awesome e-mail about someone loving my novel: “Money Didn’t
Buy Her Love”. She was hoping for a sequel so I wrote it. I was glad someone
else’s mind went where mine had gone with a secondary character. I’m on the last
edits then it will be off to my editor. Same for “I Got Your Back, Hailey”.
My 1st two 5-star reviews mentioned wanting more so I am working on that
as well. I love to follow a series. I hope I can keep the intensity up with Hailey
and her crew and keep them coming. I do still have a few older novels that are easier
romance reads on my laptop and the last few of my middle grade series. Eventually
they will need to be beaten into shape and get out there as well. I always have
a few pots on the fire.
Please tell us about your
latest book.
I Got Your Back, Hailey is full of twists and turns and surprises.
Parker and Hailey meet by chance, but he discovers she’s who he’d been searching
for. They find out that they share a connection to the man that wants her dead.
Together they try to find ways to prove his guilt while trying to stay alive.
A jailbreak of some needed muscle, a sassy young pilot, a sexy
stewardess, and a computer geek with a Gilligan’s Island fetish make up my favorite
list of secondary characters ever!
I love our summer road trips. Austin, Texas
was last summer’s destination for a convention. It made for a great scene here,
as well as Las Vegas
a few years prior. Hailey’s distaste for California
traffic stems from my experience a few years back as well. LOL. Guess if I’m going
to complete the sequel, I’ll need to road trip again. J
When Hailey stumbles upon a backpack full of money on her nightly
jog, she is forced to flee the security of her secret identity.
Although the sudden appearance of a man that had been flirting
with her earlier seems odd, Hailey accepts Parker’s help in getting the heavy bag
home. Within moments of arriving, they escape under gunfire. The men it was intended
for want it back, and Hailey has now made herself a target.
Safe in a motel room, the two of them discover the truth: although
their meeting was an accident, Parker had been involved in the bag’s drop and she
had been his assignment all along. Now, getting Hailey away safely is Parker’s new
mission. Together they struggle to put together the pieces of Hailey’s past and
discover that they have more in common than they thought.
Being on the run, keeping Hailey’s family safe, and searching
for clues to put away the man that wants her dead are hard enough. Falling in love
in the middle of it all was the last thing either one of them expected.

Author Bio

Wife, Mother, Writer, Lunatic. Not necessarily in that order.
“There is a fine line between genius and crazy… I like
to use that line as a jump rope!”
June, who prefers to go by Bug, was born in Philadelphia
but moved to Maui, Hawaii when she was four. She met her “Prince
Charming” on Kauai and is currently living “Happily Ever After” in
a small town in Minnesota.
Her son and daughter are her greatest accomplishments. She takes
pride in embarrassing them every chance she gets.
Being hopelessly addicted to 80’s music is her super power.

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Fallen Leaves 
Title: Fallen Leaves (Family Tree book 2)
Genre: Romantic Suspense with Paranormal Elements
Author Name: Tina Gayle
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
As autumn comes to the
Winston estate in Ohio,
Amber Harrison learns further lessons in her new position as keeper for the spirits
and ghosts who haunt the estate–and further lessons in love, too. She and her love,
Carter Miller, grapple with the fears and passions of new love, while caught up
in the storm of ancient family drama.
This is the second book
in the unfolding saga of the psychics and talents associated with the Winston estate,
a sheltered place where past, present, and future are woven into a single dramatic
tapestry of love and desire. The tale spans multiple generations, multiple eras,
and offers something special for all ages of reader. A sexy, erotic winner, with
an assortment of couples to appeal to most tastes.

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Publisher: Tina Gayle

Interview with Amber Harrison

Tell us about yourself,
please.
Hi everyone,
My name is Amber Harrison. I’m the Winston family keeper.
Right, and what’s that you’re probably asking?
It means that I’m guided by my family ancestors which are now
my spiritual guides. They assigned me task that will help me grow and will help
different members of my family. I’m very happy in my job, most of the time because
I’m surrounded by very supportive people.
But this time, the family spirits have assigned me one heck of
a task. I have to get my grandmother’s ghost to let go and pass over into heaven.
Do you know how hard that is?
Especially with a ghost riddled with guilt.
Add in, I’m in love with an incredible guy who has no idea what
I’m going through. Then you’ll wonder why I just don’t pack up my bags, head back
to college, and sunny California.
Oh, yeah, my parents, they want to rule my life.
Oh, but it’s fun being me…not.
What is it that you want,
but cannot have? Authors call this the conflict of the story.
To let go of the guilt I have of accidentally killing my grandfather.
I loved him so much, then he died and left me all alone.
What’s your internal limitation?
Meaning, what is it about you that makes it so you cannot do what it is you need
to do during this story?
I have to let go of the one man, I truly love to find the confidence
to convince my grandmother to let go of her life as a ghost.
What inner doubt causes
you the most difficulty?
Failing the family that loves me.
Tell us about your significant
other, that person who makes living worthwhile.
Carter Miller is everything a girl could want tall, dark, and
handsome with the most incredible bedroom-brown eyes. He can look at you and you
want to melt. He works in construction and is remodeling the kitchen in Winston
Manor. His only problem is he doesn’t understand my connection to the spiritual
world.
What would that person
say about you?
He believes I’m beautiful. Even if I’ve been told by my mother,
I could use to lose a few pounds. With blonde hair and blue eyes, I’m attractive
and try to be a nice person. Though, his sister calls me a bimbo because I consume
a great deal of her brother’s time. Yeah, I can’t help if he likes being with me.
What is your family like?
With a family of spirits surround me, I have more characters
around me than I can shake a stick at (old says are repeated regularly at my house.)
They are supportive as well as challenging.
My best friend, Mattie Winston Miller is the best and helps me
with my job. She’s the old family keeper and understands the challenges I face.
As for my parents, they are in California. We don’t exactly get along, and I’m
much happier living miles and miles away from them.
Are you happy with the
way your story ended? Why or why not?
Yes, I met the task assigned to me by Jonathan, the head of the
family spirits and I am committed to living the rest of my life with the man I love.
Granted, I still have challenges to face but I know I can meet
them with the help of the family spirits and my friends.

About the Writer

You have the length of
a tweet (140 characters) to describe yourself as a writer. Let’s see what you can
do.
Creates heartwarming stories about women, their struggles, successes,
hopes, and dreams. Romances that push the limit and touch your heart.
Why did you choose to
write about this character?
Amber is a young woman searching for where she fits into the
world. Her challenges stretch the limit of what we might achieve if we were given
a task by spirit.
When you wrote about this
character, what made you the most happy? What made you the most sad?
Happy for her to find the strength to let go of the pain of the
past and reach forward into a new future with Carter. Sad – She see the pain others
experience and can’t let it go, she shares the pain and works to help anyway she
can.
Why do you write?
I want my readers to escape into a new world and discover new
things that they can take into their world and make their life better.
What do you want to write
next?
I’m working right now on the last book in my Executive Wives’
Club series. Then I’ll start on the next book in the Family Tree Series.
What other character from
this book do you want to write about? Care to tell us why? Are any sequels planned
for this book?
This series shares the life adventures of not only Amber but
Mattie and her daughter Lilia. A family saga, there is a great deal to share with
each character growing and learning new things.
The next book will go into more of Lilia’s life. She is a psychic,
but she is not sure if she can embrace her gift or not. She has a challenge in the
next book and will discover that having someone to love can make a world of difference
in your outlook on life.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your readers?
Thank you, I am always amazed by my readers and their understanding
of my stories.

Author Bio

Growing up, I didn’t know what I wanted to be. Once when someone
asked me about my dream job, I said I wanted to be a pretender.
That’s why writing is the perfect job for me, because it allows
me the flexablity to become a new person in every book. In truth, I went through
a number of different jobs, before I decided to be a writer. I enjoy incorporating
the heartaches, headaches and fun of being a mother into my books.
Currently, I’m working on a series about four executive wives.
They combine elements of women fiction with the passion of romance. The first three
books are available, Marketing Exec’s Widow, IT Exec’s Baby, and CFO’s Affair. The
last book CEO Widow’s Decision will be out by the end of 2014.
Also, I have two books out in my Family Tree series…Summer’s
Growth and Fallen Leaves. (Paranormal Romantic Suspense)
When not writing, I enjoy spending time with my family and traveling
around the country. I haven’t hit every state yet, but hoping to some day.
Read the first chapter of any of my books by visiting my website.

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Unleashing the Woman Within 

About the Book

Title Unleashing the Woman Within The Mystic Museum
Series 3
Genre Erotic Romance, BDSM, Paranormal Elements.
Author Loc Glin
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

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Interview with Loc Glin

Why did you write this
book?
This is the 3rd book in a series. I read the Fifty Shades of
Grey series, and decided to try my hand at writing BDSM. I was surprised, no more
like flabbergasted, by all the rules that the people practicing that sexual lifestyle
abide by.
What is your favorite
genre to read?
I love romance and fantasy. When I’m writing I try to combine
the two.
What is your favorite character from fiction (not including your
own characters)?
Bilbo Baggins ranks pretty high up on my list of memorable characters.
He ventured outside of his comfort zone and changed the world.
Do you enjoy films and/or
TV shows? Which are your favorites?
Yes, I like watching movies and TV. My current TV show favorites?
Hmm, there’s True Blood, Grim, Sleepy Hallow, Elementary, Blue Bloods, Castle. There’s
more but I’ll stop there. I won’t even start on my past, canceled, favorites. That
list is much longer. I’ve been watching TV for quite some time now.
What are you working on
at the moment, and what are we likely to see from you in the coming months?
I’m continuing to work on my Mystic Museum Series. To adequately
answer this question I will have to fill you in on the premise of The Mystic Museum
Series. Minerva’s Mystic Museum is located in New York City. Every full moon the “powers
that be” choose someone from the visitors of the museum. This someone, known
as the mystic walker, will be the hero/heroine of the novel. The “powers”
select someone they feel deserves a second chance, or just a chance to follow their
destiny. Minerva, the curator and caretaker of the museum meets the chosen mystic
walker. Through the magic that has been entrusted to her, Minerva supplies them
with the opportunity to change their lives.
Each book in the series is vastly different from the others.
The 1st book, called Howling at the Moon, is a ménage involving shape shifting wolves.
The 2nd is called Dulce Isle. Dulce Isle is a ménage which explores a newly widowed
man’s changing sexual inclinations. The 3rd novel is called Unleashing the Woman
Within. It contains BDSM (with a warning that it contains forced seduction). The
4th novel, and what will be coming from me in future months, is called End Detour.
End Detour is a story about a hooker, and has hints of interracial relationships.
The 5th is called Undivided Attention, this one involves inter galactic displacement
and a curse. The 6th is called Magic in the Woods. It is a ménage and involves inter-dimensional
travel. There are a few other ideas floating around in my head that I haven’t begun
the creative process on yet. I think I’m going to be busy for awhile.

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Rowena Milestone, corporate executive, has an accomplished career.
Yet one thing eludes her. Try as she might she can’t seem to have an orgasm even
though she likes sex. Her position in the corporate man’s world tends to intimidate
her dates. They perform well enough in bed, but they just don’t push her over the
edge, until she meets Stephen.
Stephen Sloan has a secret. He belongs to a very special, no
holds barred, anything goes sex club. He never thought he’d meet anyone like Rowena
there, so he wanted to believe her outrageous story that she didn’t know how she’d
gotten there. When she disappeared without a trace he knew she’d been telling the
truth. Now armed with three pieces of information he is determined to find her.
Rowena was devastated when the curator of the museum couldn’t
help. Minerva had said, “If the universe is willing, he will come to you.”
Fat chance she has of that happening.
Note: This book contains forced seduction.

Author Bio

I live in Little Falls, New Jersey. I am happily divorced, and I’m proud
to be able to say that my ex-husband and I are still on friendly terms. We created
two beautiful twin daughters in our union together. For that we will be forever
grateful to each other.
My son in-law is proudly defending our country. Because of that,
I see too little of my grandson. Duty stations are never close enough to home.
I share my home with Tiger Lily, the cat I inherited from my
daughters, and the man I consider my soul-mate.
I work full time, and write in my spare time. I like to read
and watch TV or movies. I enjoy sitting poolside and swimming. Horseback riding?
Yes, I love it. Unfortunately there aren’t enough hours in the day to do all the
things I like to do, so I choose to write.
I’m the first to admit that my life is uneventful, one could
consider it dull. But I’m happy, that’s what matters. Not many people can truly
say that. If more people were happy the world would be a better place.

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Light My Fire by Kristina Knight

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Lily MacIntyre’s life is offtrack, and she knows exactly how to right it: shed her America’s
sweetheart image in a big way. Getting down and dirty in a limo with rocker Nate
Lansford seems like the perfect solution. Plus, she’s had a mad crush on him practically
since birth. The only problem? Nate is her brother’s best friend…and he doesn’t
see her as anything other than a surrogate little sister.

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Publisher Harlequin E

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Interview with Kristina Knight

Why did you write this book?

I’ve had a love affair with music all my life. It started with
the Beach Boys (which my mom introduced me to when I hit high school) and then the
pop stars of the late 80s/early 90s (with some hair metal thrown in). Rock stars
fascinate me, so when Nate popped into my head I knew I had to write his story!

What is your favorite genre to read?

I read across genres, depending on my mood…but probably 60%
of my reading is contemporary romance. Because who doesn’t love a boy-meets-girl
story?

What is your favorite character from fiction (not including your
own characters)?

So many! But Samantha Jellicoe, from the Suzanne Enoch ‘Billionaires’
series is right up there at the top. She’s feisty, spunky and just a little bit
broken, but she also has a code and she lives by it. Love that!

Do you enjoy films and/or TV shows? Which are your favorites?

Yes, to both! A few of my faves are NCIS, Revenge, any chic-flick
film …and I love the Romancing the Stone movies from the 80s. They’re a little clichéd
and some of the acting is silly…but they’re still so good!

What are you working on at the moment, and what are we likely to see from you in the coming months?

I have 2 more rocker books, coming out in a few months with Harlequin
E and I just put the finishing touches on my very first SuperRomance from Harlequin,
which should be out in early 2015. So I’m in a little bit of editing/revisioning
limbo, but in my spare time (HA!!) I’m working on another contemporary about a cowboy
and a masseuse that I’m having so much fun with!

Please tell us about your latest book.

Light My Fire is a friends-to-lovers/brother’s best friend book
set in the glamorous Hollywood world. Lily is desperate
to change her image, and she’s had a mad crush on Nate, her brother’s best friend
and a rock star, for years. She thinks he’s the ticket…but she doesn’t count on
falling for him…

Lily MacIntyre needs to shed her sitcom teen-queen image if she’s going to carve out a real career in Hollywood. A tabloid-worthy fling with rocker Nate Lansford—her childhood friend and new cohost of a reality talent show—should do it. As long as she can accept that the notorious player will be moving on to the next eager conquest when the season wraps. Long before Nate’s hard-hearted image took hold, he and Lily were each other’s protectors and allies. No one knows him the way she does—and he doesn’t want his messed-up past to muddy up her potential. For once, the bad boy is trying to be good. Not easy when the good girl is getting wicked with him in the back of his limo, and every white-hot kiss proves they can never be “just friends” again…

Kristina Knight

Once upon a time, Kristina Knight spent her days running from
car crash to fire to meetings with local police–no, she wasn’t a troublemaker,
she was a journalist. Her career took her all over the United States, writing about everything
from a serial killer’s capture to the National Finals Rodeo. Along the way she found
her very own Knight in Shining Cowboy Boots and an abiding love for romance novels.
And just like the characters from her favorite books, she’s living her own happily
ever after.Kristina writes sassy contemporary romance novels; her books
have appeared on Kindle Best Seller Lists. She loves hearing from readers, so drop
her a line!

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