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Monthly Archives: August 2014

In Too Deep 

About the Book

Title In Too Deep
Genre Historical Western
Author Anita Philmar
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
On the banks of the Trinity River, Sadie Pepperman is looking
for a chance to escape the demands of her in-laws. With her husband’s dead, they
want her to marry her brother-in-law so they can take control of her farm.
Suddenly, the peace of the day is shattered when her best friend
steps too far into the river. Rushing to save her, Sadie meets a handsome stranger
that ignites her dormant lust. She sees her friend rescued by a steamship and backs
away from Logan Jansen, only to turn her ankle.
The agonizing pain leaves Sadie with the inability to walk. Needing
help, she offers Logan a place to stay if he’ll help with the chores on her farm.
With his agreement, Sadie adds another problem to her list. Now, not only does she
have to worry about how to bring her crops in from the field and run her farm alone
but she also has to fight her attraction to Logan.
Can Sadie end her in-laws’ interference in her life, run her
farm alone, and give love another chance?

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About the Character

Name: Logan Jansen
Age: 20
Gender : Male
Birthplace: Kaufman, Texas
Profession: farmer, but on his way to join the Civil War
Describe his/her body
build, skin tone, height and weight. Include any unique features such as dimples,
freckles, or scars:
Blond hair, blue eyed devil in a cowboy hat, he has broad shoulders
and is tall with internal strength as well as a muscular body.
Who is the significant
other in your character’s life?
Sadie Pepperman
How does your hero dress?
Button down cotton shirts, pants, boots, and a hat.
How educated is this character?
Is he book smart, self-taught, widely-experienced?
Having grown up on a ranch, he understand what is needed to make
a farm successful. He is also curious about the world and loyal to his country.
This is one of the reason, he has decided to join the civil war.
Does he scrape by, live
comfortably, live extravagantly?
He works for all that he has and knows the value of putting in
a hard day’s work.
What special skills does
your character rely on?
He understands that you’re willing to put in the time you can
be successful at whatever you do.
Is he close to family?
No, he wants to make his own way in the world and see himself
as not being depended on his family for a bright future.
Does he have children?
No.
What past event causes
your character the most fear?
Not being accepted for who he is and the choices he’s made.
What is your hero’s biggest
hopes and dreams?
To save the world, and he finds he can do this for one special
person.
What attracts Logan to
Sadie?
Initially, it is her looks. She’s wearing her bloomers and a
camisole. Her dark hair and heart shaped face hid a woman, who is overwhelmed by
the responsible of taking care of herself and her farm.
Looking to be a hero, he wants to help her.
Why?
Because he can envision them building a life that they both want…a
successful farm, a family, a future in each other arms.
What frustrates Logan
the most about Sadie?
Her independent nature to do everything herself and to understand
everything that is involved in running her farm.

About Your Writer: Questions for your character to answer about you.

Was there anything your
writer discovered about you that was a surprise to one or both of you?
How extremely possessive I am of the woman I love.
When your writer is writing
about you, what do you think makes your writer the most happy? What makes your writer
the most sad?
She likes the heat that is generated between Sadie and myself
when we make love. She doesn’t care for how I can’t seem to understand Sadie’s view
point. It frustrates her and us that we can’t seem to understand each other’s needs
better.
Why do you think your
writer loves to write?
She cares about the people in the story, their hopes, dreams
and disappointments.
What do you wish your
writer would write next?
I like Naked Bluff and I hope she finds other people in the area
to write about.
What other character from
your book do you think your writer should write a book about? Care to tell us why?
Kirk, because the boy needs someone to love.

Author Bio

Anita Philmar likes to create stories that push the limit. A
writer by day and a dreamer by night she wants her readers to see the world in a
new way. Influenced by sci-fi programs, she likes to develop places where anything
can happen and where erotic moments come to life in a great read.
Naughty or Nice? Read her books and decide.

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CFO’s Affair 
Cover Love at Romance Lives Forever is a short intro to a
book and includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the
author. Today’s featured books include the Executive Wives’ Club series by Tina
Gayle
About the Books
Series: The Executive Wives’ Club
Genre: Contemporary Romance with Strong Women Fiction elements
Author: Tina Gayle
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13
Four women…
CFO’s Widow 
One fatal car wreck…
Everyone’s lives changed…
With the deaths of her executive husband, each woman must deal
with the loss and continue with her life. Each book in the series tells how the
woman has taken charge of her future
IT Exec’s Baby 

and allowed love back into her life.

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Marketing Exec’s Widow

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Forbidden Waters 
Title Forbidden Waters
Genre M/M/M Paranormal Romance
Author Name L.M. Brown
Book heat level (based on movie ratings):
R
To save his clan from ever-increasing shark attacks, merman Kyle
seeks sanctuary for his people in the sunken city of Atlantis, even though he knows
that as a homosexual merman, he will be sacrificing his own chance for love. Love
finds him anyway in the form of Prince Finn, the rebellious young heir to the Atlantean
throne.
When their relationship is discovered, Kyle is the one to pay
the price. Banished from the oceans, he seeks shelter in England and finds a new
love with human, Jake Seabrook.
For Jake, Kyle is the chance to move on from the crush he has
on his straight best friend. The strange man he found naked on the beach seems to
fit into his life with ease. If only Kyle weren’t keeping secrets from him, Jake
could see them having a future together.
Things are not what they seem for either of the men and when
Kyle discovers the truth about Finn, he knows he must return to Atlantis.
Three men, a tangled relationship, and one chance for happiness—if
they can trust enough to take it.

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About the Character

Name: Kyle
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Birthplace: Somewhere in the South Pacific Ocean
Profession: Bodyguard
Ethnicity/Species (if not human): Merman
Describe his/her body build, skin tone, height and weight. Include
any unique features such as dimples, freckles, or scars:
Kyle is quite pale since he spends the majority of his time under
the water and away from the rays of the sun. He has brown hair which is cropped
short. He has found having long hair tends to get in the way when you live underwater.
His eyes are a silvery blue and an exact match in colour to his tail and fins. The
constant swimming has given him excellent upper body strength. From the waist up
he has a typical swimmer’s build. On land he is fully human and stands a little
under six feet tall, not that measurements mean much in the ocean.
Who is the significant other in your character’s life?
Kyle is torn between two different men. Prince Finn, heir to
the throne of the sunken city of Atlantis, is a merman like Kyle and Jake Seabrook
is a human living in England.
How does your hero dress?
Naked is the preferred mode of dress
for Kyle, though he is learning that being out and about in England does require
him to be covered up to a certain extent. He dresses under protest.
What is your character’s viewpoint on wealth? Not necessary,
nice to have, important, obtain at all costs?
Kyle has very little concept of money
since it isn’t used under the ocean. On land he is actually very wealthy, although
he didn’t realize it at first. The longer he stays on land, the more he will have
to get used to things like money, but thankfully for him the funds he has are enough
that he can live comfortably for the rest of his life, even if he never does learn
the value of money. I think he will because he’s a pretty fast learner.
Is he close to family?
Kyle looks up to his father and hope
to follow in his footsteps as the leader of the clan. He is close to his mother
and keeps a watchful eye over his younger sister. Making the right choices for his
family is of paramount consideration for Kyle, even at the cost of his own happiness.
If someone from your character’s past showed up, who would he
most want it to be, and why?
Kyle would most like to see his mother,
Maurissa. The oceans are dangerous places and although he understands her decision
to swim away from the safety of Atlantis, he would like to know she is well.
Can your hero keep a secret? If not, why not? If yes, why?
Kyle isn’t generally a secretive person,
but there is one secret which he can keep very well, that of being a merman. Of
course there are sometimes circumstances where his secret is revealed because Kyle
is the sort of person who will do the right thing even if it means revealing what
he is.
What is your character’s biggest need at the beginning of the
story?
After a devastating shark attack on
his nomadic community Kyle’s biggest need becomes finding a safe haven for his people.
Even if it means giving up any chance of love.

About Your Writer: Questions for your character to answer about you.

What do you wish your
writer had not told others about you?
I wish she hadn’t told everyone I’m a merman, but thankfully
she has done it in a way that it makes me appear as only a character in a work of
fiction.
Was there anything your
writer discovered about you that was a surprise to one or both of you?
My writer expected me to sit around pining over Finn when he
broke my heart. She definitely didn’t expect me to fall for someone else.
What do you wish your
writer would write next?
I want her to write my first lover, Dax’s story. Although we
parted on good terms I want to know that he is well and has found someone to love.
Unfortunately she tells me that although she is keeping tabs on Dax, his story isn’t
the next one.
What other character from
your book do you think your writer should write a book about? Care to tell us why?
Although he scares me by what he can do, I would like to know
more about Caspian. I’m just not sure he is the type to get all loved up with someone
like the rest of us. He’s not exactly sociable.
Is there anything you’d
like to say to your writer?
I know my story isn’t over yet, but could you at least give me
a hint about what is to come?

Author Bio

L.M. Brown lives in
England, in a quaint little village time doesn’t seem to have touched. No, wait
a minute—that’s the retirement biography. Right now, she is in England in a medium
sized town no one has ever heard of, so she won’t bore you with the details. Keeping
her company are numerous sexy men. She just wishes they weren’t all inside her head.
L.M. believes there
is nothing hotter or sweeter than two men in love with each other… unless it is
three.
L.M. Brown loves hearing
from readers so don’t be shy.

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Stones
Genre Humorous Women’s Fiction
Author Marilyn Baron
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Desperate housewife seeks closure with first love about secret
baby on the eve of their son’s wedding.
When Julie Paver’s husband Matt moves his business to Atlanta,
she is forced to leave behind her thriving jewelry boutique, Stones. The move threatens
their twenty-five-year marriage, because now if Matt isn’t out of town negotiating
a merger, he’s spending late hours on overseas phone calls with his sexy-sounding
second-in-command. Feeling neglected and unloved, Julie seeks closure by reconnecting
with her first love, Manny, when he pursues her with his Internet innuendos. Manny
is unaware he’s the father of Julie’s son, and Julie contemplates revealing the
secret to him on the eve of their son’s wedding. But would such a walk down memory
lane be worth the cost? Julie and Manny finally meet at her oceanfront condo — in
the midst of a hurricane — and elements collide to create the perfect storm in a
coming-of-middle-age crisis.

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After Stones’ worldwide release September 26, you can find other
distribution channels and formats listed on Marilyn’s Web site at www.marilynbaron.com.

Interview with Marilyn Baron

Why did you write this
book?
I wanted to feature a heroine of a certain age because I’m not
getting any younger and I believe people don’t just want to read about twenty-somethings.
This book was originally called, The Colonoscopy Club, so right away you know what
age I’m talking about. In Stones, I take a humorous look at a woman who can’t seem
to get closure in her life. My central character Julie has issues. Even her issues
have issues. Stones is about how Julie deals with those issues and features the
themes of first loves and second chances.
What is your favorite
genre to read?
I write in a number of genres—from historical romantic thrillers
and suspense to paranormal and women’s fiction—and I love to read a variety of genres.
Among my favorite genres are thrillers, literary fiction, and romantic suspense.
I have read a lot of amazing YA lately.
What is your favorite
character from fiction (not including your own characters)?
Gabriel Allon in the Daniel Silva books.
Do you enjoy films and/or
TV shows? Which are your favorites?
I love movies and I watch a lot of TV. Some of my favorite TV
shows are Castle, Rizzoli and Isles, Major Crimes, Blue Bloods, The Good Wife, The
Bridge, and Downton Abbey.
What are you working on
at the moment, and what are we likely to see from you in the coming months?
I am currently finishing Book Three of my Psychic Crystal Mystery
Series. Book One is Sixth Sense; Book Two is Homecoming Homicides. Book Three is
called Murder on the Repositioning Cruise.
I have a new women’s fiction book coming out this year in The
Lobster Cove Series from The Wild Rose Press (TWRP) called The Widows’ Gallery.
I’m very excited to be participating in this series. Lobster Cove is a quaint and
quirky fictional town on the coast of Maine near Bar Harbor. Participating TWRP
authors write stories across all lines as long as they’re set in Lobster Cove.
Here’s the blurb for The Widows’ Gallery:
Four recently widowed women meet on a Mediterranean cruise, bond
over the Renaissance masterpiece, The Birth
of Venus
, in Florence, Italy, and find love, friendship and joy in their joint
venture to open an art gallery in the quaint, quirky, coastal town of Lobster Cove,
Maine.
Please tell us some fun
facts about your latest book, Stones.
The Colonoscopy Club (Now the published novel Stones) finaled
in the GRW Unpublished Maggie Awards for Excellence in 2005 in the Single Title
category.
I lived in Florence, Italy, for six months during my junior year
in college, where I studied Art History, Italian, English, Mythology and Religion.
Part of Stones is set in Florence. The story is also set in Atlanta, Miami, and
Palm Coast. I was born in Miami and currently live in Atlanta and I own a beach
condo in Palm Coast. My central character owns an upscale jewelry boutique called
Stones, hence the name of the novel. I love jewelry, which is why I chose that career
for my heroine. My birthstone is an emerald which is why I wanted an emerald necklace
on the cover. A priceless emerald medallion is also featured prominently in the
book.
In Stones, Julie is planning her son’s wedding and in real life,
I’m planning my daughter’s wedding.
The first line and my favorite line of the book is “Thank
God for lint.”
The book will be officially released September 26. Right now
it’s only available in paperback. It was released early in paperback in time for
my appearance on a panel at the Decatur Book Festival Saturday August 30 from 10:00
a.m. to 10:45 a.m. called “Tackling Sensitive Issues in Fiction.” Additional
information about the event is available on https://www.facebook.com/events/623254154448358/
If you’re in the Atlanta area over Labor Day I hope you’ll attend the presentation/book
signing.

Author Bio

Significant Others
Marilyn is a finalist in the 2014 Georgia Romance Writers Published
Maggie Award for Excellence in the category Novel with Strong Romantic Elements
for her book Significant Others.
Marilyn Baron is a public relations consultant in Atlanta. She’s
a member of Marketing for Romance Writers, Romance Writers of America and Georgia
Romance Writers (GRW) and the recipient of the GRW 2009 Chapter Service Award. She
writes humorous women’s fiction, romantic thrillers/suspense, historicals and paranormal.
She has won writing awards in Single Title, Suspense Romance, Paranormal/Fantasy
Romance and Novel with Strong Romantic Elements. Marilyn blogs at Petit Fours and
Hot Tamales at www.petitfoursandhotamales.com.
She serves on the Roswell Reads steering committee.
She and her sister, Sharon Goldman, just released a play about
Alzheimer’s called Memory Lane. You can find out more about Marilyn’s books and
short stories and listen to a medley of the music from Memory Lane on her Web site
at www.marilynbaron.com or view it on
YouTube at http://youtu.be/Hgi_mIdt5MA.

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The Saxon Bride 
Cover Love at Romance Lives Forever is a short intro to a book
and includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the author.
Today’s featured book is The Saxon Bride by Ashley York.
Genre medieval romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13

In war torn England the battle lines between Saxon and Norman are clearly drawn. The Saxons must fight for everything they have in the hopes of winning their country back from the Normans who are determined to break their resistance.

Rowena Godwinson, the sole remaining member of the defeated royal
family, stands proudly against the Normans that would trample them underfoot but
her nobility and grace make her an ideal pawn in the Norman King William’s play
for power with the Saxon people. When he decrees she marry a powerful Norman knight,
her subjugation appears to be complete. The handsome soldier with the kind brown
eyes and gentle touch is a threat to her determination to defy the interlopers.
Can she hold firm to her Saxon heritage and refuse to give in to his advances?
John of Normandy wants only to prove himself worthy of the king’s
trust. He is rewarded for his service and loyalty with land, titles and a Saxon
beauty for a bride. John balks at the marriage, driven by the secret guilt of knowing
Rowena’s father would be alive still if not for him. However, John’s reluctance
is soon replaced by a burning desire to please this woman and win her over as well
as her people.
 As their people look to
them for guidance and peace, can John and Rowena find a love that unites all of
England?

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Brought to His Knees

About the Book

The Alpha male. Strong. In control. Letting no one and nothing
rule him…until he meets the one, and all bets are off. The world tilts, the bed
rocks, and suddenly that tough guy finds himself Brought to His Knees—in more ways
than one.
This collection of ten hot to erotic novellas and one short erotic
novel will take you on journeys of lust, love, and adventure, leave you breathless
and quite possibly in need of a cold shower.
Enter with anticipation. Finish satisfied…

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Brought to His Knees Boxed Set
Including Make Me Surrender – by Tina Donahue
99¢ for a limited time
Blurb for Tina Donahue’s Make Me Surrender (ménage):
She has a proposition…to
win their attention, passion, hearts.
For over a
year, Mercy’s had her eye on Travis and Dutch, two of the hottest guys on the Oregon
coast. Dark and dangerously virile, Travis owns a saloon that caters to bikers.
Dutch looks like one, right down to his impressive tats, and operates a motorcycle
repair shop on the premises.
When a position
opens in the saloon’s kitchen, Mercy sees a way to be near these sinfully sexy men,
wanting the job and lodging, her cabin snuggled between theirs.
Travis isn’t
so sure about having Mercy nearby. She’s deliciously curvy, but too nice. He’s into
temporary fun. To Dutch, forever is a dirty word.
Imagine their
surprise when sweet little Mercy encourages wild nights of carnal pleasure with
a dash of bondage and spanking…followed by friendship and tenderness.
Before she’s
through, these tough guys will be the ones who’ve surrendered.

Books in the set include

Murder, mayhem and imprinting with a hot wolf shifter… And they
say being an accountant is boring.
Dark Wolf Enterprises
— A.M. Griffin
A vet tech and a lone wolf rancher ride out a sudden storm, but
can they weather the emotions they stir up in each other…
Building Bridges — Amy
Ruttan
Two lonely men. One secret affair. Irresistible passion that
will push them both to the breaking point, and beyond.
Three Strikes — Anya
Richards
One exhausted cowboy + One uptight accountant x A tropical resort
= A hot seduction. But who is seducing whom?
A Cowboy’s Seduction
— Cynthia D’Alba
A tomboy in love makes a desperate attempt to seduce her best
friend and succeeds beyond her wildest dreams. But this Alpha male isn’t easily
tamed and has secrets that could very well tear them apart.
Born to Sin — Danica
Avet
Their silent erotic encounters change his luck and awaken his
soul, but secrets and cowboy superstitions can only keep them apart.
The Sound of Your Name
— Felice Fox
One wicked night with her did nothing but whet his appetite.
Now he’ll settle for nothing less than her complete submission.
Beneath the Pages — Jennifer
Kacey
A vacation cruise comes with surprises—like the BDSM theme and
her high school love, the one man she can’t resist.
Cruising for Love — Lynne
Silver
A scalding attraction. An irresistible passion. A pity she’s
the one woman he can never have…
Whipped — Sabrina York
A taste of Sin isn’t enough. Instead she wants all of him, including
the heart she once broke.
Chief Sin — Sayde Grace
When it comes
to two of the hottest guys in town, she has a proposition…to win their attention,
passion, hearts.
Make Me Surrender — Tina
Donahue

About the Author

Tina Donahue is an award-winning, bestselling novelist in erotic,
paranormal, contemporary and historical romance for Siren Publishing, and Kensington. Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, Romantic Times
and numerous online sites have praised her work. Three of her erotic romances (Adored,
Lush Velvet Nights, and Deep, Dark, Delicious) were named finalists in the 2011
EPIC competition. The French review site, Blue Moon reviews, chose her erotic romance
Sensual Stranger as their Book of the Year 2010 (erotic category). The Golden Nib
Award at Miz Love Loves Books was created specifically for Lush Velvet Nights, and
two of her titles (The Yearning and Deep, Dark, Delicious) received an Award of
Merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competition (2011 and 2012). Take Me Away and Adored
both won second place in the NEC RWA contest (different years). Tina is
featured in the 2012 Novel and Short Story Writer’s Market. She was the editor of
an award–winning Midwestern newspaper and worked in Story Direction for a Hollywood
production company.

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Mary Caelsto 
More choices for authors means more ways to publish and more
publishers. Having a completed, polished manuscript is only part of the work of
getting published. The next step is to find a publisher. With so many companies
arriving on the scene and going out of business, it can be difficult–maddening
even–to find a publisher. So what’s an author to do?
The very first thing I suggest to authors is to leverage the
power of a favorite search engine. This shouldn’t be the only criteria an author
uses to choose a publisher. It can, however, provide a good start. The best way
to search is to use proper terms. The publisher’s full name should be searched with
quotation marks around it to ensure that the name as an entire phrase comes up.
For example, searching “ABC Books” without the quotes will bring up results
with “books” in it, but not the ABC. That probably won’t be very helpful.
Even if the publisher has a unique name, use the quotes. What you feel is unique
may not be when searched against the entirety of the internet.
Next add a modifier. I use a word like problems or issues. The
way this looks in a search engine is like this:
“Publisher full name” + problems
Then, look at the results that come up. Newer dates are bigger
issues, as are venues. Let’s take a moment for some honesty. No publisher will make
every author happy. This means that there is a good chance that some result will
come up. A story in Publisher’s Weekly or other high visibility blog will raise
more alarm bells than a single result from one author.
It is the author’s job to determine which issues, if any, aren’t
deal breakers. Personally and for many authors, any issues make the publisher a
non-starter. There are too many good publishers out there to get caught with the
bad ones.
Beyond a search engine, the next step in smart publisher research
is doing some good old-fashioned leg work. Visit the publisher’s website. Look at
their covers. See if they lean heavily to a specific genre or subset of books. An
author should make sure that his or her books will fit in well with the publisher’s
literary culture (or lack thereof). A sweet romance author in a sea of erotic books
where it’s obvious the website and publisher caters toward the steamier books wouldn’t
be a good fit, for example.
Yet, there’s one more tool for smart publisher research: reading
the books. Yes, this takes time. Yes, this may be an investment. However, the prettiest
cover and best laid out website could conceal books with poor editing. If an author
absolutely cannot find time to read books, then check reviews. Many good review
sites will mention issues with editing or storyline problems.
There’s more to publisher research than these three steps; however,
by starting with these processes, the author will have a good feeling which publishers
will do right by them and whose books the author will feel proud about being among.
Taking some time in publisher research will prevent trouble and heartbreak down
the road. And, there’s a good chance it will lead to better sales.

More Resources

If you’re interested in learning more, join Mary starting August
20, 2014 for Smart Publisher Evaluation for Career-Minded Authors. This week-long
course will dive deep into the art of evaluating publishers so authors can avoid
trouble, find the best fit for them, and know that they, and their work, will be
supported. Learn more and register here: http://musecharmer.com/musestore/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=75&products_id=212
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Visit her website at www.musecharmer.com
to get her free video presentation Tap Into Your Muse Power to learn exactly how
an author’s muse is the most important tool for today’s working author.

Author Bio

Mary lives in the Ozarks with her husband, three spoiled horses,
an office rabbit, an opinionated parrot, a not-so-itty-bitty kitty committee, and
a charmed chicken (rooster). She’s been published since 2002, working for some of
the biggest and best digital-first publishers. Three years ago, she began The Muse
Charmer to share her insights from being in the publishing industry for so long
with authors. Her belief: it can be easy to be an author today. To that end, she
offers classes, news, and information authors can use to navigate today’s ever-changing
publishing industry.

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Business or Pleasure 
5 Easy Questions is an interview is designed to be quick, easy,
and fun. Today’s guest is Ashley Ladd.
What is your go-to meal to order when you dine out? Your favorite
“I know it will hit the spot” item.
Tijuana Flats salad with black beans and lots of salsa. Either
that or Tijuana Flats chicken chimichanga wet with verde sauce.
What were you like when you were in school?
Pretty shy and introverted. At least I thought so then, but looking
back, although I wasn’t in the In Crowd, I had a lot of friends. Still, I was the
high school newsletter co-editor, media news reporter, and 2nd lieutenant on our
Flag Corps squad. I was an A-B student without trying too hard. When I got into
college and actually tried, I was almost a straight A student.
Would you rather stay inside and watch snow falling, or get
out in it and build a snowman?
I love to go outside and build snowmen. Sadly, I live in South
Florida (which I just saw termed as “America’s wang”). I’m from Cincinnati,
Ohio, and about ten years ago when I went home to visit my Dad in February,
there was a pitiful snowfall. However, it was the best I’d seen in years, so I went
outside and built this pathetic little snowman. Before I knew it, Dad was outside
helping me. I haven’t had so much fun in ages. I really wish I could find the pictures
we took of our snowman building adventure.
What is your favorite quote?
Live long and prosper (Spock – I’m a huge Trekkie)
What was your favorite book as a child?
I loved Nancy Drew mysteries. When I was about 12 I discovered
Harlequin romances and loved those, too. I can’t recall the name of any one particular
book.

About the Book

Title: Business or Pleasure
Genre: Contemporary erotic male-male romance
Author: Ashley Ladd
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Guy Rogers is extremely attracted to his new realtor, Tom Beaudreaux.
As a passionate vegetarian and animal activist, he’s ecstatic that Tom is a kindred
soul. In fact, Tommy’s family owns the most popular barbecue restaurant in town
and if his family has their way, he’ll manage the new location.
When Guy finds out that Tommy eats meat and his family owns a
restaurant that is a monument to eating meat, he’s livid and doesn’t know if he
wants anything else to do with Tommy.
But then Guy’s life gets crazy –his dad’s paranoia blossoms into
violent dementia, he gets arrested for picketing a doggy mill, and then he winds
up in even more legal trouble. When Tommy sticks by him through all his trouble
and does everything he can to help him, Guy wonders if he’s been too narrow-minded.
Perhaps he can learn to live with people who have opposite views.

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Finding the Dream 
Genre Contemporary romance
Author Name Jennifer Britt
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Jessica James had her dream—a career on Broadway as a successful
actress—until one night when it was taken all away. Forced to move back to Lincoln Falls
and live with her parents, Jessica’s only goal is to regain her career and go back
to New York. She
doesn’t count on a honeysuckle hating man standing in her way or the town of Lincoln Falls itself. Now everything
she thought she ever wanted may not be her dream at all.
Eric Mason and his daughter have quietly lived next door to Jessica’s
parents. That all changes when he meets Jessica. She is overly dramatic and the
most annoying person he’s ever met. Yet, he can’t get her off his mind.
Will they find a new dream together?

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Wolf Who Played With Fire 
Cover Love at Romance Lives Forever is a short intro to a
book and includes a cover, blurb, buy links, and social media contacts for the
author. Today’s featured book is The Wolf Who Played With Fire by Sarah Mäkelä.
Genre: New Adult Paranormal Romance
Publisher: Kissa Press LLC
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Blurb

Some magic can’t be unspun…
Meddling in magic…
If Mia Brooks could turn back time, it would be to when she used
her fledgling magic to craft a potion for an injured werewolf. It nearly killed
the Pack Alpha, and now the lives of her witch mentor, Jessa, and her soldier boyfriend,
Ethan Parker, have been changed forever. Jessa is in hospital after a vicious werewolf
attack. And, Ethan, having being bitten, is becoming a werewolf himself.
A wolf at the door…
Mia can’t turn back time, but she can try to make things right
with the two people she cares about most. She’s keeping Jessa’s shop, Eternally
Magick, open, and she’s there for Ethan as his inner wolf grows. But, by the next
full moon, his transformation will be complete. Can she really be the mate of a
half-man-half-wolf, living within the law of the Pack?
Under his spell…
Struggling to contain his new lupine senses, Ethan goes missing
on active duty. When Mia realizes her werewolf lover has been abducted, she knows
must harness every magic power she possesses to get him safely back…

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About the Author:

Sarah Mäkelä loves her fiction dark, magical, and passionate.
She is a paranormal romance author, but she’s written all over the romance spectrum
with cyberpunk, sci-fi, fantasy, urban fantasy…even a sweet contemporary romance!

A life-long paranormal fan, she still sleeps with a night-light.
In her spare time, she reads sexy books, watches scary movies (and Ghost Adventures),
and plays computer games with her husband. When she gets the chance, she loves traveling
the world too.