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Robie Madison: Renovating the Heart (Giveaway) ?>

Robie Madison: Renovating the Heart (Giveaway)

In a book filled with stories about blue-collar guys, you know there had to be at least one “Mr. Fix-It”! Robie Madison’s story was just the one I was looking for. Take a lonely divorcée who needs a little boost in girly confidence, add a man she’s drooled over in the past, and who can give as good in the attitude department as our heroine, and you have a winner! Enjoy the excerpt. Be sure to give Robie some love…

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M. Marie: In the Heat of the Moment ?>

M. Marie: In the Heat of the Moment

Reading tons of sexy short stories in order to find the right mix of stories to live side by side in one volume is a tough job, right? Nah. For me, it’s a joy. And I have only a couple of rules. First, if I don’t enjoy the story, it’s not making the cut. Second, variety is the spice of life. I didn’t want stories that felt cookie-cutter. I wanted different settings, different flavors of blue collar heroes. Authors with…

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Layla Chase: Challenges Met ?>

Layla Chase: Challenges Met

Layla Chase is a longtime friend. Elle and I met her shortly after we decided to become writers at a San Antonio Romance Authors meeting. Then we met for Saturday critique meetings around our kitchen tables, trying to clean up our stories well enough that editors wouldn’t think we were complete idiots. We’ve supported each other all through the years. So, I was thrilled to see her story show up in my inbox! Her choice of blue collar hero is…

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Falling in Love Upside Down by Adele Downs (Contest and Excerpt) ?>

Falling in Love Upside Down by Adele Downs (Contest and Excerpt)

**Contest Alert!** Follow Adele Downs on Amazon and any other social media platforms you choose and tell her where you’ve connected in the comments section. A winner or winners will be selected to receive your choice of a copy of any book in Adele’s backlist. *** Readers often ask where my story ideas come from. A story begins with the smallest seed of an idea, and as it percolates in my mind, the concept develops and the characters become more…

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Lizzie Ashworth: A Christmas Story Like No Other (Giveaway) ?>

Lizzie Ashworth: A Christmas Story Like No Other (Giveaway)

Jarrod Bancroft is a five-part series with the most outrageous kink you could ever imagine. Part I is now FREE through December 31. Use this coupon code RG53U at Smashwords. If you like it, if you can stand the heat, you’ll want the entire novel, available at half price with this code KC86A through December 31 at Smashwords–the novel. With everything she cared about gone, Dominatrix Macie Fitzgerald has built a new life in service to those seeking pain and submission. She takes pride in her…

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Holidays! ?>

Holidays!

Holiday Stress? It hits most of us every year about this time and only gets worse as the calendar races toward a new year. Here’s a little travel romance to distract you from all those seasonal obligations—you know, family, cooking, gifts. This is a teaser excerpt. Holiday Journey “I assume you’re stuck here like the rest of us,” a man’s voice rumbled. Giselle startled and turned. Chatting with other passengers ranked near the top of her ‘never’ list. Today especially…

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They Don’t Have Swords…But They Have Swords! ?>

They Don’t Have Swords…But They Have Swords!

Hey Gang, Some of you may not know who I am. So let’s remedy that tout de suite. I’m Megan Mitcham, a Mississippi girl, living in Arkansas via South Carolina. (I get around. Oh, I mean, move around.) I’m a former school teacher who loves all things outdoors. You name it, I’ve probably tried it at least once. I also write sizzling suspense and window steaming erotic romance. The Base Branch Series Serve in the name of honor. Battle in the name…

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A(r)morous men, aka You’ve got (chain)mail ?>

A(r)morous men, aka You’ve got (chain)mail

Why not both? (Source) Ok, first off – fair warning. This post is going to have some hot (mostly clothed) men in it. I’m not responsible for any damage – ie, spontaneous combustion – that occurs to your screen or your knickers while you’re reading this post! So, now that the disclaimers are out of the way, let’s get down to brass tacks. What is it about a man in armour that makes a maiden’s heart go pitter-pat? Is it…

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Keeping Sex Between the Covers ?>

Keeping Sex Between the Covers

It’s June 14th and in the United States we’re celebrating Flag Day! I have a special promotion for June (Flag Day month) and July (Independence Day month). See the end of this post! I generally write historical erotic romance, although I have also written contemporary, mythological, and Steampunk. But my comfort zone is historicals because I’m a historian and, I suppose, I’ve internally fetishized history to a certain extent. I’ve written stories that take place in ancient Roman and Victorian…

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Write What You Know: Paranormal Edition ?>

Write What You Know: Paranormal Edition

Beginning writers are often advised to “write what you know,” that way words and stories and emotions will resound authentically. The general public has glommed on to this aphorism and often conflates “write what you know” with “write your actual lived experience”. Erotica and erotic romance writers especially fall victim to this definition. We get a lot of “heh, heh” “snicker, snicker” at parties and such, because of course we’ve all done every blessed thing our characters have done. Sigh….

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