Brand new website. Brand-spanking new book! The authors of Cowboy Lust are laying plans now for some summer fun sure to have you coming back often to see what we’re doing. In the coming weeks, we’ll have plenty of sexy excerpts and fun contests with some very cool prizes. If you’re not sure what we’re about, check out the BOOK page to read more about the wonderful anthology we worked so hard to produce for your reading pleasure.
There’s a reason Western romance novels never go out of fashion. The cowboy is an iconic figure that embodies the dichotomy of the fiercely independent, earthy alpha male and the male as a nurturer. Given a picture of a man on a horse, wearing Wranglers, chaps, and with a broad-rimmed hat shadowing his face, women melt.
Even when he’s up to his knees in mud freeing a calf from a wallow, his image doesn’t tarnish. The imagination sparks, filling in the details—the scent of horse, cow, and crisp, clean sweat; the sight of sun-leathered skin and crows feet; the feel of work-hardened thighs and arms; and the sound of a deep-voiced, Texas drawl.
Cowboy Lust will seek stories that satisfy the reader who craves the romantic idea of that gruff, capable man while exploring stories in the American West as well as lesser-known international settings. The stories will be primarily contemporary with the possibility of a few historical Westerns. While traditional themes are likely to be featured, writers will be encouraged to imagine greater in order to create tales that, while featuring that iconic hero, may also surprise, like the rodeo clown seducing the cowboy-crazy “buckle bunny” or a Quigley Down Under story set in the pampas mired in a South American range war.
I didn’t get exactly what I asked for, which was the point. I got better! And soon, you’ll get the chance to dive into the pages of Cowboy Lust for yourself. I’m tingling all over, waiting until I can share the thrill. It won’t be long now.
But don’t wait. You can pre-order your copies now:
~ Delilah Devlin, author of “Runaway Bride” from Cowboy Lust