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IN ONE PICTURE: M. JAYNE’S “DRIVE” (CONTEST)

IN ONE PICTURE: M. JAYNE’S “DRIVE” (CONTEST)

Drive by M. Jayne A Lycan on the run from assassins from her own pack must rely on a stranger to survive   Excerpt from “Drive”… “My beautiful Olivia, I will go anywhere, do anything to be with you.” “I love you.” I kissed him. “Always.” I kissed him again. He placed his hand on my thigh and squeezed lightly, “Drive.” Just $0.99!! Order your e-copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play Get your print copy! Contest Doesn’t this picture scream road trip? If…

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IN ONE PICTURE: JANUARY GEORGE’S “Blackout” (CONTEST)

IN ONE PICTURE: JANUARY GEORGE’S “Blackout” (CONTEST)

Blackout by January George When a summer heatwave blackout strands a fireman in an elevator with the girl who got away, the temperature isn’t the only thing rising… Excerpt from “Blackout”… “Oh, I’m sorry it’s so unbearable to be stuck in this elevator with me.” Liam rolled his eyes, the implication painfully clear. “You know what? It is unbearable.” But not for the reasons he thought. The situation was untenable because she still wanted him, and she couldn’t reconcile wanting someone who…

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IN ONE PICTURE: Michal Scott’s “The $5 Kiss of Life” (CONTEST)

IN ONE PICTURE: Michal Scott’s “The $5 Kiss of Life” (CONTEST)

The $5 Kiss of Life by Michal Scott Trapped by the small-town conventions imposed on her, a pastor’s spinster daughter finds rescue in the town bad boy’s very public kiss From Michal Scott: $5.00 and this card will get you a 10 second what-you-will kiss of life from Firefighter Rob Williams. “Aw come on. You know you want to.” Beverly Reynolds has been a respectable minister’s daughter, the only avenue afforded a single woman in a conservative black town in the…

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In One Picture: Reina Torres’s “Far from Over” (Contest)

In One Picture: Reina Torres’s “Far from Over” (Contest)

“Far from Over” by Reina Torres They missed their chance at the academy, but after she rescues him from a pile of rubble, a fireman decides it’s time to make her burn for him From “Far from Over”… Smokin’ Joe’s Bar wasn’t his normal haunt. Center City was a few hundred feet smaller than Chicago, not that Chi-town let them forget the difference. Still, Center City was big enough to house a handful of bars frequented by firefighters, but beyond…

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Reina Torres: Teamwork (Contest)

Reina Torres: Teamwork (Contest)

Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play One of my favorite things about first responders is teamwork. It takes a fire crew to knock down a fire. It’s not just one man or woman with a hose. Even between the different departments. When I was helping to take care of my grandparents, and we needed assistance for sudden medical issues and called 911, sometimes, it was the firefighters who would come first or…

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N.J. Walters is “Over the Edge”

N.J. Walters is “Over the Edge”

Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play I’m excited to be a part of the First Response: A Boys Behaving Badly Anthology. I’ve been lucky enough to have stories in two other Boys Behaving Badly Anthologies—Stranded and Blue Collar. It’s always a thrill to be published alongside authors I know and respect. For those of you how don’t know me, my name is N.J. Walters and I write romance, mostly spicy paranormal and…

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Elle James: Sheltering Charlotte (Contest — 2 Winners!)

Elle James: Sheltering Charlotte (Contest — 2 Winners!)

UPDATE: The winners are…Pansy, Colleen, bn100, Debra, and Sue! *~*~* Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play When my sister Delilah Devlin puts out the call for a short story anthology, I can’t resist. She does such a good job of choosing the stories to be included, and I feel honored that she lets me participate. The stories are so varied and by such a talented group of authors! When we decided on…

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Kimberly Dean: Thinking Time (Contest — 3 winners!)

Kimberly Dean: Thinking Time (Contest — 3 winners!)

UPDATE: The winners are…Pansy Patel, Sue Payton, and Debra Guyette! *~*~* Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play I participated in Delilah’s last Boys Behaving Badly anthology, so when I saw her call for a new collection, I knew I wanted to join in on the fun. The theme of first responders was intriguing, and it made me start thinking. I considered stories about firefighters, paramedics, and fast-water rescuers, but my brainstorming wasn’t…

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Margay Leah Justice: Handcuffs and G-strings (Contest)

Margay Leah Justice: Handcuffs and G-strings (Contest)

UPDATE: The winner is…Pat! *~*~* Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play Hello, my name is Margay Leah Justice, and I am the author of Sloane Wolf, a paranormal romance, and Strip Me, an MM romance that was the winner of the Hot Books, Cold Nights contest and was published by Pocket Books, but I have been writing since I can remember. I always carried a notebook and pen with me, wherever I…

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Reina Torres: Far From Over (Contest — 2 Winners!)

Reina Torres: Far From Over (Contest — 2 Winners!)

UPDATE: The winners are…Mary McCoy and Delaine McLafferty! *~*~* Pre-order your copy here: Kindle | Nook | iBooks | Kobo | Google Play My story in the First Response Anthology, “Far From Over,” is the first look into my Center City First Responder Series. When I decided to write this kind of a series, it was because I love those kinds of stories—probably starting from my childhood TV viewing of Emergency, Hill Street Blues, Cagney & Lacey, E.R., etc. Hey,…

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