Day 17 – 30 Days of Christmas

Today, I’m welcoming two of my favorite authors as well as giving away my first Ellora’s Cave book, Rock My World. I’ve two more books coming from EC soon, but this one is special to me. The hero is amazing and I’ll admit I sort of have my own version of Sin at home since Rott is a rocker who plays guitar. The other two authors are my fellow EC authors Cerise DeLand and Lacey Savage. Between us, we’ve got three really exciting books to bring you today. Here’s the book and author info.

Rock My World

Ellora’s Cave

M/F Erotic Contemporary Romance



Rock star Gia Santora is at the height of her career when a frightening brush with a psychotic stalker changes her life. She’s ready for more than a string of one-night stands on the road, but finding a date isn’t easy for a woman with a bodyguard. When she meets her sexy, young opening act, he pushes all her buttons, sexually and emotionally.

Sin Carstens is rock’s hottest new guitar god with a body and a voice to match his name. He takes Gia on a wild sexual ride that has them literally rockin’ the tour bus. But Sin’s got priorities other than music and sex. He wants a relationship with the commitment-shy Gia. With the stalker on the loose and their lives on the line, Sin’s willing to fight Gia’s fears in an effort to win himself the sexiest woman he’s ever known and prove that he can rock her world.

Laid Bare

Ellora’s Cave

M/F Erotic romantic suspense



Tate Ryder has spent his life savoring plenty of women—until luscious Anna Stevens ruins him for any other female. Too bad Anna doesn’t seem to know he’s alive. Then, one night Anna is attacked outside his condo. Frantic to protect her, Tate whisks her off to his yacht, where he vows to save her from her mysterious enemies and enchant her sleek body with pleasures she’s only imagined.

Anna answers his intimate kisses with scorching caresses–and wild revelations. She’s been on the run from thugs for years. She’s not who she claims. But one thing is real—her deep craving for Tate. Enthralled, Tate lays bare her body…and is equally determined to lay bare her nameless enemy, if he can only save her from her past.

What’s a gal to do if she hails from D.C., lives now deep in the heart of Texas, travels often everywhere, and adores Paris, Florence, London, Tokyo and all points east and west?


She becomes an author who can write about those romantic places. And if your sweet tooth craves spies, pirates, body guards and gutsy women of today and yesteryears of medieval and Regency England, then she is the author you crave for smoldering erotic encounters and delicious love affairs!

Her name? Cerise DeLand.

What’s more is that Cerise is the award-winning author of 18 print novels of mystery, mainstream and romance with St. Martin’s Press, Pocket Books and Kensington. Her books have been on every book club list you can name, including Featured Selections of The Mystery Guild, Doubleday and Rhapsody. And when she isn’t dreaming up fiction? Cerise also writes non-fiction.

Busy lady. Happy writer.

Find her books at Ellora’s CaveResplendence PublishingWild Rose Press and Total-E-Bound! Cerise’s WEBSITE.

Voices in the Dark

Ellora’s Cave

M/F Erotic Contemporary romance



Maddie’s coworkers have no idea that she gets off on calling random men, whispering raunchy fantasies in their ears and hearing them orgasm at the sound of her voice. Her fetish is fun, daring and most importantly, safe. That’s paramount for a transplanted Texan now living in New York.

Sex with strangers is risky. Phone sex is totally anonymous. Until Maddie calls a coworker by mistake. And when Adrian recognizes her voice, he turns her safe little fetish into a dangerous game. One that Maddie can’t possibly win.

Award-winning author Lacey Savage loves to write about her dreams – or more specifically, she loves to breathe life into her steamy fantasies (and she’s got plenty!). She pens erotic tales of true love and mythical destiny, peopled with strong alpha heroes and feisty heroines. A hopeless romantic, Lacey loves writing about the intimate, sensual side of relationships. She currently resides in Ottawa, Canada, with her loving husband and their mischievous cat. Lacey’s WEBSITE.

Got your A/C ready to go? You’ll need it with these three books! EC is known for bringing the heat and I think Lacey, Cerise and I have done that today. For a chance to win these three books, leave a comment on this post by midnight Pacific time tonight. And don’t forget to keep coming back every day until Christmas for a chance to win awesome books!

Happy Holidays!


Six Sentence Sunday 52

Many thanks to everyone for coming here each week to see what I have to share. I appreciate your comments. This week, more from Kissing Joan Collins!

Chase arched his darkened brows and smirked, saying, “You’re just jealous you can’t do Joan.”

“You’re right. I am jealous I can’t do Joan.” Logan mustered up a smile, so Chase would think he was playing along when in reality he meant every word. He’d give anything to do Joan…well, Chase dressed as Joan. Never in his life had he found a man in drag attractive, but he’d give his left arm – he needed the right one to write and jack off – to fuck Chase while he wore that dress and heels.

Thanks again for coming by. Please stop by and see the other SSS offerings HERE. And do stop over on my other post today and leave a comment for a chance to win some books! I’m giving away books every day until Christmas at my 30 Days of Christmas giveaway.

Happy Sunday!


Day 16 – 30 Days of Christmas

Well, it’s December 10 and the 16th day of my holiday event and I’m late posting! Ack! I have a busy day ahead because I’m going to breakfast with Z.A. Maxfield but skipping my local RWA meeting. For one, my back is out and walking the length of the community center’s cement walkway while bent over slightly isn’t something I want to do. For another, I have to finish Cupid Christmas today. The cowboys weren’t cooperating. I thought their story should be about 8000 words in length. THEY thought differently. Looks like they will be about 16,000 words. Contrary cowboys. *eyeroll*

Enough about them. You’ll hear all about them on Christmas Eve since they are my Dec. 24 giveaway along with holiday books by Z.A. Maxfield and an arc from our editor Kris Jacen at MLR Press. Today’s giveaway is Insolence, an EPIC award and Passionate Plume finalist. I love this book because it’s told solely from the point of view of the hero. The other books and authors in today’s giveaway include Mary Winter’s Heartbeat and Mardi Ballou’s Sherry Amor. Here’s info on the books and authors.


Cobblestone Press

M/F, BDSM, Erotic Contemporary Romance



Aric Calderwood owns a BDSM club called Insolence. When his childhood best friend offers to be his sub for the weekend, Aric discovers that a decade as a Dom is no match for his long held feelings for the arrogant Ainsley Connor. Once he touches her, Aric’s control is overcome by a flood of memories and emotion, and by then he’s not even sure it’s her submission he wants. A weekend of intimacy with Ainsley shows Aric what he’s been missing in his life and he realizes that regardless of whether she’s submissive or insolent, all he wants is her.

 Warning: This story gets inside the head of a very opinionated Dom who’s spent years wanting a woman he never thought he could have.


Pink Petal Books

M/F erotic contemporary romance



Reba Dailey thought she had everything she wanted…until a heart attack brought her face-to-face with death. Now, no longer able to continue her high-power job as an advertising executive, she’s forced to discover what she truly wants out of life.

Todd Thorpe knows all about the laws of attraction and how to create energy to heal. He owns Healing Hands, a natural healing center, where he helps people make the most of their life. People like Reba Dailey. One heated kiss four years ago told him they’d be explosive together. And he’s hungered for her ever since.

Now she’s returned, and everything is a matter of a heart. With each steamy encounter, she’s discovering the joy of her new life, and with each heartbeat, she’s falling more and more in love.

Mary Winter commutes between her dream home near the Mark Twain national forest in Missouri and her current residence in Iowa. She lives with a menagerie of animals including an opinionated horse and a cat who was a dog in past life. When not writing spicy tales of erotic romance, she enjoys writing science fiction and fantasy, spending time with her horse, and enjoying the outdoors. Lucky for her, her partner (hero) shares these same passions, and usually both of them can be found in their respective dens writing.

And it’s not far from the truth. Mary began writing in high school after she discovered Silhouette Desire romance novels and realized that she wanted to be the one to write stories that carried readers away from their oh-so-boring lives. She has a deep appreciation and love of the natural, the spirtual, and the metaphysical, which has led to her running Jupiter Gardens and writing for new age and pagan magazines. She is attuned to Reiki II and reads tarot cards.

Right now her household includes six cats, ranging in age from less than six months (Tenzin, former feral kitten) to seventeen years (Tigger, diabetic kitty), her horse, two parrots, a finch flight, a geriatric parakeet flight, and her partner, the hero of her own personal romance story.

Her favorite television shows are Torchwood, Bones, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dr. Who (new), Battlestar Galactica (new), Babylon 5, Farscape, and Sex in the City. Her favorite movies are Spaceballs, The Cutting Edge, Serenity, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, the LoTR trilogy, and probably a few others she’s forgetting. Her musical tastes range from Enya, Clannad, David Arkenstone, David & Steve Gordon, Scott McDonald, and AfroCelt Sound System to Metallica, Nine Inch Nails, and others. WEBSITE

Sherry Amor

Ellora’s Cave

M/F/M erotic contemporary menage



Francisco Reyes can deal with dying. He can’t deal with leaving Elena Sandoval, his forever love, or ruining their last Christmas together with the truth of his illness. Instead, he hires Rafe McMaster to film a wine commercial for their Sherry Amor and, unbeknownst to either Elena or Rafe, to become her new lover.

To the beat of flamenco music, Elena and Rafe fall into each other’s arms-while Francisco films them. Aghast at what they’ve done, Elena and Rafe can’t believe Francisco not only accepts their lovemaking but also joins them.

Francisco aches seeing his beloved Elena with Rafe, but he believes his plan to provide Elena with a new lover once he is gone is working-until Rafe and Elena take charge and show him neither one is ready to let him go so easily. After all, Christmas is a season of miracles.

By day she’s a mild-mannered language teacher. But after hours, Mardi Ballou’s wild writer persona erupts and entraps her in bondageŠto her computer. Release comes only once she achieves her word count goal, at which point the maniacal chocolate monster will give her one sublime piece. And then she can spend time with her hero husband Lee, who gives great massages at strategic times. So Mardi writes what she knows- romances-hot and mainstream-for Ellora’s Cave, Samhain, NCP, Whiskey Creek, and Changeling. Also women’s fiction. Her most recent releases are, from Ellora’s Cave, Dark Venues, Sherry Amor, Soap Bloke, and Desert Destiny in e-book format and, in print, Long, Slow Ride in the Better with Age anthology and Perfect Pear in the Ripe and Ready anthology. The Fangly, My Dear series-Byte Marks, What’s a Ghoul to Do? and Playing with Matches-is in print from Samhain. Check out all of Mardi’s books, and more, at

And there you have it! Three very hot books for this Saturday, December 10! For a chance to win, comment on this post by midnight Pacific time tonight! Happy holidays!

Day 15 – 30 Days of Christmas

It’s December 9 and today is the midway point in this giveaway. Before I get into the books being offered today, let me remind everyone that the only comments eligible each day are the ones posted by midnight Pacific time that night. Even if the comments are still open on the blog (meaning I didn’t stay up until midnight to close them), we only take into consideration the comments that were posted by the deadline. So if you’re checking back each day make sure you’re commenting on a post where you have a chance to win something. Usually, I post around 6:30 am Pacific time, but if I’m up late I may post it just after midnight. So make sure you check the date of the post before you comment. I want to make sure everyone has a chance to win.

Today’s book is one near and dear to my heart. Unbreak Me is a Lories Best Published finalist, finishing second in the Novella category and it was a Passionate Plume finalist as well. It’s the story of a woman who has lost everything. The only man she ever loved was sent to his death in a far off galaxy and her revenge against those who betrayed him left her scarred for life, imprisoned and tortured. When she discovers her lover is alive she rejoices even though she knows she can never be with him. However, she reckons without his determination and his love for her. And he moves heaven and earth to unbreak her, to give her back her heart, soul and spirit.  I cried writing this story and I hope it touches the readers as it touches me.

My fellow Pink Petal Books author Connie Wood is joining my giveaway today. Connie is offering all three of her Pink Petal Books releases. Connie is an amazing writer and readers can’t go wrong with anything she has. Here’s the book and author info:

Unbreak Me – Spellbound Treasures series

Pink Petal Books

M/F erotic futuristic romance



Two magic wielding warriors (M/F) are torn apart by betrayal, imprisonment, and torture. When a magical heart that formerly belonged to them comes up on the auction block, both fight to win it. Major Marcus (Ren) Renniger was betrayed on a mission and became a POW.  Captain Tait Boland was told Ren had died. Unable to believe it, she set out to find the truth and exact revenge on the man who stole Ren from her. Her revenge comes at the cost of her freedom and her spirit.

Six years later, Ren and Tait have both escaped imprisonment. When they meet at Spellbound Treasure because of the heart, their passions explode. For Tait, knowing that her lover is alive fills her with bittersweet elation. Broken in body and spirit, she knows she has nothing left to give him. Seeing Tait so changed strikes fear in Ren’s heart. He sets out to unravel the mystery surrounding his capture and Tait’s imprisonment. To give her back her future and regain their life together, Ren must figure out how to unbreak Tait’s heart, soul, and spirit.

The Veteran

Pink Petal Books

M/F Contemporary romance



Will their shared past thrust them into danger – or each other’s arms?

Roman Grisham returned from combat never able to return to the military he so loved. And he wants answers. His answers are linked to the shy and quietly sexy, Germaine Andrews who is looking for quiet seclusion after her life was torn apart. Now they need each other to unriddle the past, but their future is fraught with danger.

Dark Moon

Pink Petal Books

M/F Paranormal romance



Tynan is a Venator; a hunter of the shape shifters banished to exile in the coldest ice plain of Alaska–where the only things to hunt are the shape-shifting polar bears and warmth. But someone has brutally murdered his brother and he’s out for revenge.

Moon’s finally living her dreams, leaving a controlling past far behind her. Until the grisly murder of a friend lands her with a devastatingly sexy stranger and plunges her into the deep recesses of her darkest nightmares.

With the time of total darkness and carnage, the dark moon, looming it’s a race against time to search for the truth. Or die trying.


Dark Ice

Pink Petal Books

M/F Paranormal romance



Dane is a polar bear shape shifter, lethal, powerful and seductive. In his ice laden, isolated home, Dane is plagued by dreams of the beautiful woman he cradled in his arms as the Dark Moon descended her world into hell. Now something dark and dangerous stalks the ice fields and Dane will risk his mortal soul to keep his woman safe.

Lea wakes from her dreams, passion still lingering from the mysterious man who devours her nights and now seeps into her days. Can she decipher her nightmares before they consume her? Is the devastating man who visits her darkest hours a man or beast?

As their destinies pull them closer, will their differences push them apart? Danger lurks in the ice fields endangering their lives, hearts and souls.

Connie Wood is a romance author residing in beautiful Australia. She has thrown caution to the wind and traveled the world in some of the most bizarre circumstances. If she wrote about her life experiences on the road, the truth would certainly be stranger than fiction.

Connie has had a multitude of jobs including, the mundane and the not so mundane. She has bided her time as a secretary, librarian, information technology, web designer, student and a director to an international non-profit organisation, among others.

Currently Connie is doing a University Degree by correspondence, as she looks after her tornado of a son.

And there you have it for this Friday, December 9.  Three books from Connie, one from me, and lots good reading ahead for today’s winner. You have until midnight Pacific time to comment on this post and be entered in the drawing. Happy Holidays!

Day 14 – 30 Days of Christmas

We’re nearly to the halfway point of my annual giveaway event. Can you believe Christmas is that close already? Today’s giveaways start with the second of the Encounters series, Weylyn’s Gift. I love giving readers anything with Weylyn in it. He’s my all time favorite character. In this short story, Weylyn meets his match literally!

Joining me today are two very talented Ellora’s Cave authors. One of the things I enjoy most about being an EC author is that I’m in great company there! Today, I’ve got books by Jan Springer (who’s actually giving away her Siren book) and Tracey Kitts. Between those two and Weylyn, I think today’s winner may need to buy a fan or step out into the snow after reading all this hotness! I know that the readers are not alone when it comes to their growing TBB list. Mine is growing as well with all these awesome books up for grabs! Here’s some info on today’s books and authors.

Encounters: Weylyn’s Gift

Pink Petal Books

M/F erotic paranormal romance, masturbation

Note: Encounters is a series of short stories that may or may nor have a HEA or HFN.



Werewolf Weylyn Randall is bi-sexual and happily carefree. He spends his nights fucking and playing bass in a band.  His days are spent recuperating for another go-round when the sun goes down.  Nothing gives Weylyn more pleasure than getting his “were” on. After years of this hedonistic lifestyle he doesn’t think there’s a mate out there for him. He’s happy having encounters with whomever strikes his fancy and hooking up with best friend and occasional lover Drake Keating whenever possible. Then Drake sends him a gift in a plain brown wrapper. Along with the gift comes a magical woman and between the two they unleash the next phase in Weylyn’s wild sex life.


The Pleasure Girl

Siren Bookstrand

M/F/M/M Erotic Futuristic Ménage a Quatre Cowboy Romance, light bondage, spanking



A fiery eruption of solar flares disintegrates most of Earth’s human population, frying electrical grids around the world and thrusting everyone into a cold, harsh land where only the strong survive.

Forced to become a pleasure girl in order to survive, Teyla Sutton reluctantly agrees to service dangerous desperado Logan Leigh and his two friends. White-hot pleasure becomes addictive beneath Logan’s tender touches and his hard, muscular body. What Teyla never expected was to fall in love. Logan knows he shouldn’t allow the Pleasure Girl into his heart, but he also knows it’s too late because she’s already there.

Soon three desperadoes are whisking Teyla away on an exquisite journey into her hottest dreams and forbidden desires. When she learns they are members of the notorious Durango Gang, can she allow them into her life, or will she send them away forever?

Jan Springer writes erotic romances at her secluded wilderness retreat nestled on four acres in cottage country, Minden Hills, Ontario Canada. Hobbies include kayaking, gardening, hiking, reading and writing. Jan writes full-time and is a member of the Romance Writers of America, Passionate Ink and the Authors Guild. She loves hearing from her readers. WEBSITE

Sex Symbol

Ellora’s Cave

M/F erotic paranormal romance



Lucy Harper always thought of herself as an ordinary woman, but she suddenly finds herself in extraordinary circumstances. Her sleepy hometown of Peace, Mississippi, turns out to be far from peaceful, what with shapeshifters, vampires and other departures from the “good ol’ Southern boy” stereotype cropping up. Her best friends are all hiding devastating secrets. Her ex-boyfriend is suddenly interested in making up. Her sexy new boyfriend is not only the hottest guy she’s ever met, he’s got some pretty big secrets himself, including what he really is and what he does—besides providing the best sex she’s ever had, that is.

And her new tattoo might be more than a picture of her favorite flower—according to the local werewolf pack, it’s a “sex symbol”. There may be a fight to the death over who gets to claim her as mate.

Multi-published author Tracey Kitts has been writing stories for her own entertainment since she was a child. Tracey has always been drawn to the macabre, with a fondness for anything with fangs. She writes what she enjoys reading in the hopes that others will enjoy her stories as well. Her main goal as a writer is to put emotions into words. She wants people to feel something when they read her work. WEBSITE

Got your fan? I swear, this is a very hot trio of books! For a chance to win all three, leave a comment on this post by midnight tonight Pacific time. Happy Holidays!