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Mia Hopkins: We Drill Deep While Others Sleep from Blue Collar (Giveaway)

Mia Hopkins: We Drill Deep While Others Sleep from Blue Collar (Giveaway)

Hi, everyone! Happy release week to Delilah and the other authors of this marvelous collection. I’m thrilled to be a contributor. In my story for Blue Collar: A Boys Behaving Badly Anthology, a lonesome wife drives a thousand miles to meet up with her husband, a roughneck who works on a remote oil rig. They’ve been apart for weeks and have only a few hours to spend together. My narrator is conflicted—she’s hungry for a hot tryst with her husband,…

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Blue Collar is almost here!

Blue Collar is almost here!

The next anthology in my Boys Behaving Badly series releases this coming Tuesday, June 13th! And I could not be more excited about the stories I’m bringing you. This is the largest collection I’ve “curated” so far. I hope you’ve already pre-ordered your copy, but if you haven’t, the links are below—and before you ask, yes, we will be publishing a print version of this big fat anthology soon! Be sure to check back on this website for exciting announcements…

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Flora Dain: On “The Masseur”

Flora Dain: On “The Masseur”

A couple of years ago, I was looking forward to the most wonderful summer. At the start of it, my first novel was due out; two months later, my second; and two months after that, my third. A whole trilogy in one year! I was over the moon. One small thing—I also faced an operation. Nothing major but still scary, and guess what? My first ever launch date was the very same day as my op. Stuff happens. But the…

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Almost Here! (Contest)

Almost Here! (Contest)

Today was supposed to be about a brand new release. Here’s the cover… My publisher says it’s a glitch, and that the book should be live soon, but we’ll see. In the meantime, I’d love to remind you about all the anthologies I’ve edited that are already available! Click on the covers to learn more about these spicy anthologies! You’ll find great authors, scorching hot, inventive stories—pretty much everything you’d want in a short story collection!          Contest…

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Imperial Warriors: Roman and Viking New Release 99¢ Sale!

Imperial Warriors: Roman and Viking New Release 99¢ Sale!

Imperial Warriors: Two Scorching Tales of the Roman Empire is out! This mini-anthology includes my stories previously published in Delilah’s collections now available together for the first time. “The Promise of Memory” was published in Hot Highlanders and Wild Warriors, and “Protecting Her” was published in Conquests: An Anthology of Smoldering Viking Romance. It’s my very first anthology of my own stories, which means it’s really a “collection of short stories” rather than an anthology (which implies several authors). But…

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CONQUESTS is here!

CONQUESTS is here!

This anthology was a pure labor of love. I adore Vikings. Read the introduction I wrote for the book below, and you’ll know why. Congratulations to all the contributing authors! Thanks for trusting me with your stories! Readers, I hope you enjoy it. There’s variety in settings and characters—despite the fact every story has a Viking hero! I think you’ll be surprised! And if you have time after reading it, we’d really appreciate your taking the time to review it…

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6 Days: Protecting Her by Regina Kammer

6 Days: Protecting Her by Regina Kammer

Vikings in Byzantium Let’s just get this out of the way, but the History Channel’s production of Vikings has given a sexy cachet to the fiercest warriors of the Middle Ages. When Delilah put out a call for stories in a Viking erotic romance anthology, my heart just went pitter-pat with excitement. And then the excitement sort of dissipated. My knowledge of Vikings is limited given their era is out of my purview. My field of study is Late Roman…

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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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Vikings are Coming!

Vikings are Coming!

For those of you who’ve enjoyed my previous collections, there’s another set of manly stories headed your way! Click on this link to check out the new stories coming July 14th: CONQUESTS!   Vikings. Fierce warriors who terrified all in their path as they raided and marauded, enslaved and murdered during Europe’s Dark Ages. But these rough men from a rugged land were also sailors, explorers, craftsmen, and highly sought after mercenaries. Conquests: An Anthology of Smoldering Viking Romance will…

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Welcome to Conquests: An Anthology of Smoldering Viking Romance!

Welcome to Conquests: An Anthology of Smoldering Viking Romance!

Welcome to our new webpage! Gorgeous, isn’t it? In the next few months, the authors who contributed to this wonderful new anthology will share news about themselves, their books, and what inspired their stories inside Conquests. This book is the 8th anthology of short stories I’ve had the privilege of selecting the stories for. With so many submissions by some very talented authors, the choices were tough. I can’t wait to see what you think of the stories that made it into this…

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