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Monthly Archives: September 2019

It Starts With A Kiss by JL Peridot @jlperidot #RLFblog #NewRelease #SciFi #RomanceJL Peridot, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

It Starts With A Kiss by JL Peridot

Genre Retrofuturistic sci-fi office romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Celeste is a talented engineer who doesn’t realize her job’s going nowhere fast. She’s a little naïve. She’ll cut code and solder cables forever as long as Owen’s around. Owen, on the other hand, knows exactly how badly things suck–he just doesn’t care. Sure, his skills aren’t what they used to be, but they’re still better than what Halcyon Aries deserves.

Then it happens. The company’s toxic management team finally cross the line. As both techies race to upgrade the station and to free the team from their oppressive contracts, they come to learn that life–and love–can only ever be what you make it.

Why did you write this book?

Initially, I just wanted to write a feel-good office romance set in the same universe as my previous novellas, Chasing Sisyphus and “Question”. But as I wrote, I found I had a lot of material (aka. “feelings”) locked up inside me. The Eleanor parts, the management parts and, heck, Celeste’s entire personal journey as the story unfolds were all fed by the years I’d spent in a technical and corporate environment.

When life gets frustrating or confusing, reading fiction helps me feel less alone. A great, relatable book gives me perspective and suggests how I could deal with stuff. This book is for the talented, professional, undermined women out there. Like Celeste, they could achieve just about everything they want to with just a little more self belief.

I see you, my lovelies.

What is your favorite genre to read?

Science fiction, but to be honest, I’ll read just about anything with a good story or interesting writing style. One of my all-time favourite books, War Boy by Kief Hillsbery, isn’t even close to the bookstore shelves I gravitate toward, but the story and writing just blew me away.

Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?

Lucasinho Corta from Ian McDonald’s Luna series. I adore his style, adore the style the author uses in his scenes. He embodies sex, hubris, sincerity and possibility. How can you not fall in love with that?

What are you working on at the moment?

I’m experimenting with storytelling in other mediums. It’s too early to talk about yet, but once the real work begins, I expect to vent my frustrations quite liberally on twitter :o)

What books will we see from you in coming months?

The rest of The Basilica Conspiracy and a few shorter erotic and romantic pieces.

Where to buy It Starts With A Kiss

Publisher https://kyanitepublishing.com/product/it-starts-with-a-kiss/
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Starts-Kiss-J-L-Peridot-ebook/dp/B07W95FGVH/
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/au/en/ebook/it-starts-with-a-kiss-1

JL Peridot Social Media

JL Peridot writes sexy, cosmopolitan love stories with scifi and retrofuture vibes. In her spare time, she watches movies, plays Dungeons and Dragons, and consumes wholesome memes on Twitter. With the help of supportive friends, a loving partner, two bossy cats and a well-used music subscription, she writes and writes in her sunny, sea-girted, Australian home.
Website https://jlperidot.com
Blog https://jlperidot.com/blog/
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Read First Change, a fantasy by Helen Henderson @history2write #RLFblog #Fantasy #RomanceHelen Henderson, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about First Change.

First Change: Legends From The Eyrie by Helen Henderson

Genre Romance Fantasy

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG-13

The dragshi are more than just a man or woman. Each are two beings–one a dragon, the other a human–sharing one body in space in time and able to change forms with the other at will. Their world and the adventures of the dragon shifters are recorded in the Dragshi Chronicles. Unlike the previous works in the series, which related the tales of the trader girl Anastasia and Lord Branin Llewlyn, First Change contains five stories of duty and honor, love and loss, happiness and despair from the history and myth of the world of dragshi.

Within each of the Dragshi Chronicles, the ceoltiers, the keepers of the past and teachers of the present, recount some legend. First Change features the full story behind the legends only given brief reference in the previous volumes. As with all such tales, some contain larger than life deeds. Others are the simple story of a man or woman doing what must be done, regardless of the cost. But a lesson to be learned. When you shift into dragon form, sometimes Fate controls the flight.

Where to buy First Change

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B075H61P3X
Books2Read https://books2read.com/FirstChange
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/first-change-helen-henderson/1127084346
iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/first-change/id1281188784
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/first-change
Walmart https://www.walmart.com/ip/First-Change-eBook/765336967
Angus Robertson https://www.angusrobertson.com.au/ebooks/first-change-helen-henderson/p/9781386409281

Helen Henderson Social Media

Although the author of several local histories, and numerous articles on the topics of American and military history, antiques and collectibles, Henderson’s first love is fiction. Her work in the museum and history fields enables a special insight into creating fantasy worlds. The descendent of a coal-miner’s daughter and an aviation flight engineer, her writing reflects the contrasts of her heritage as well as that of her Gemini sign. Her stories cross genres from historical westerns to science fiction and fantasy. In the world of romantic fantasy, she is the author of the Dragshi Chronicles and The Windmaster Novels. In her books, she invites you to join her on travels through the stars, or among fantasy worlds of the imagination.
Webpage: http://helenhenderson-author.webs.com/
Blog: https://helenhenderson-author.blogspot.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/history2write
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/777491.Helen_Henderson
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HelenHenderson.author
Amazon Author Page: http://amzn.com/e/B001HPM2XK
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Let’s check out Bro, a quick reading young adult space opera by Kayelle Allen.

He thinks he's finally getting a real family. He's wrong. Bro by Kayelle Allen #RLFblog #SpaceOpera #SciFiBro by Kayelle Allen

Genre Young adult space opera

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13

On the verge of mastering breakthrough invisibility technology, Senth, a half-human thief who’s been bullied all his life, learns he has a human half-brother who’s a slave. At last, he has real family, and a chance to belong. Senth arranges to meet with him. Unbeknownst to Senth, the brother blames him for every bad thing that’s ever happened and plans to meet with him for only one reason. Revenge…

Where to buy Bro

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/bwqyAy
Other books in this series: At the Mercy of Her Pleasure, and For Women Only.

Kayelle Allen Social Media

Kayelle Allen writes Sci Fi with misbehaving robots, immortal gamers, and warriors who purr. She’s a US Navy veteran who’s been married so long she’s tenured.
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Read free on #KU Sex, Lies, and Joysticks by Lynn Chantale @lynnchantale #FreeBookFriday #RLFblog It’s #FreeBook Friday on RLFblog! Join us for a collection of free reads and downloads. All genres and heat levels. This week’s featured book is Sex, Lies, and Joysticks by Lynn Chantale. Bookmark this site so you don’t miss a thing.

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Sex, Lies, and Joysticks by Lynn Chantale

For the first time in a long time, Randa Arnold is happy beyond measure. She has the love of her husband, Linc and her paramour Matteo. After the fulfillment of a mutual sex fantasy and an unbelievable night of passion her world is turned upside down.
Lincoln never expected his wife to fall in love with another man, even though he knew that was a possibility. He loves his wife, but just can’t wrap his mind around her emotionally attached to someone else, so he does the only thing he can, he forces Matteo to leave.
Forcing Matteo to leave has some unexpected consequences. Randa is despondent, yet keeps a brave face. This only intensifies Linc’s sense of guilt. If that weren’t enough, someone is threatening his wife. His only chance at redemption and to get to the bottom of the threat is to bring Matteo back. Only one problem, the man can’t be found.
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Bringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas by Kayelle AllenBringer of Chaos: Origin of Pietas by Kayelle Allen #FreeBookFriday #Read

Exiled to a barren world, the immortal king Pietas must learn to humble himself and ask for help–politely. Without assistance, he might spend an eternity alone, never finding the people he has already died over a thousand times to save.
The problem is, the only source of aid is a human, the very one who caused his exile in the first place.
Immortal. Warrior. Outcast. Traitors took everything. Except his honor.
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Re-Scue by Laura Tolomei

Re-Scue by Laura Tolomei #FreeBookFriday #ReadRe-Scue spans four different lifetimes connected by an insane passion for sex and blood. The players – a hunter and his prey – change shapes and sexes, but their sensually seductive game is always as exciting as the first time. The rules are simple. Sex without emotions is what the hunter wants, but the prey seems unwilling to give, refusing to play by this incomprehensible rule.
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Read Hope, a romantic suspense by former lawyer Seelie Kay @SeelieKay #RLFblog #romanticsuspense #lawyers Seelie Kay, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Hope by Seelie Kay

Genre Romantic Suspense, Contemporary Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

At only age twenty-two, she’s the best Probie the Agency has ever had–until her past catches up with her, leaving her devastated and broken. Without hope.

No one knows what they’re made of until they’re broken. At the tender age of twenty-two, Hope Ali has finally joined the organization of her dreams, the Agency, an elite group of attorneys who go undercover to right wrongs the law can’t. The requirements are stringent, the training exhausting.

After seeking asylum in the United States when she was sixteen, Hope and her father, Sheikh Harun Ali, settled in a quiet Wisconsin town, hiding from those who had placed a price on their heads. Still, she excelled, finishing her university and law school education by the time she was twenty-one.

Now, after breezing through the Agency training program, Hope appears to be indestructible—until she is assigned a simple task during the rescue of an author among the disappeared in the UAE. The task? To distract the woman’s captors until she can be spirited out of the country.

Unfortunately, a member of MISix has other plans. In an attempt to disrupt the Agency’s mission, she tips off one of Hope’s enemies, alerting them to her location. Hope manages to lead the author’s captors on a merry dance, freeing others to rescue her, until she is unexpectedly confronted with a violent angry mob intent on harm.

She is left bloody and broken. No one knows whether Hope’s body or her mind will heal. Suddenly Hope is no longer just her name. It is also the one thing she must embrace to find her new normal.

Where to buy Hope

Extasy Books https://www.extasybooks.com/978-1-4874-2658-3-hope/

Seelie Kay Social Media

Seelie Kay writes about lawyers in love, with a dash of kink.
Writing under a nom de plume, the former lawyer and journalist draws her stories from more than 30 years in the legal world. Seelie’s wicked pen has resulted in seven works of fiction, including Kinky Briefs, Kinky Briefs, Too, The Garage Dweller, Kinky Briefs, Thrice, A Touchdown to Remember, Kinky Briefs, Quatro, and Kinky Briefs, Cinque, as well as the romance anthology, Pieces of Us.
When not spinning her kinky tales, Seelie ghostwrites nonfiction for lawyers and other professionals. Currently she resides in a bucolic exurb outside Milwaukee, WI, where she shares a home with her son and enjoys opera, the Green Bay Packers, gourmet cooking, organic gardening, and an occasional bottle of red wine.
Seelie is an MS warrior and ruthlessly battles the disease on a daily basis. Her message to those diagnosed with MS: Never give up. You define MS, it does not define you!
Website: www.seeliekay.com
Blog: www.seeliekay.blogspot.com
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeelieKay
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seelie.kay.77
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/16492565.Seelie_Kay
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/Seelie-Kay/e/B074RDRWNZ/

 

Read Keta Diablo's I Spy A Demon from A Darker Shade of Evil #PNR #Romance #RLFblogKeta Diablo, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

A Darker Shade of Evil: A Demon and Devil Anthology by Keta Diablo

Genre Adult, Paranormal, Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Including stories from USA Today and Bestselling Authors
Khardine Gray, USA Today Bestselling Author– Alone In The Dark
Dariel Raye – USA Today Bestselling Author – The Devil Upstairs
Lori Titus USA Today Bestselling Author – Talons
Muffy Wilson – USA Today Bestselling Author – Succubus Unleashed
Keta Diablo – Bestselling Author – I Spy A Demon
Marilyn Harlow– Bestselling Author – Demons Are A Girl’s Best Friend
Gracen Miller – Bestselling Author – Hex
Michelle Scott – Bestselling Author – The Demon’s Prisoner
Katherine Smits – Bestselling Author – Siren Descending

I Spy A Demon (A Darker Shade of Evil) by Keta Diablo

Deadly demons, diabolical devils and other creatures of the night will hold you spellbound in this one-of-a-kind anthology. In a world of dark delights, they trifle in forbidden passion, suspense, and kick-ass battles. It’s all right here for you in this captivating urban fantasy and paranormal romance anthology!

Brought to you by USA Today and International Bestselling Authors, these stories of sexy alpha heroes and heroines will keep you turning the pages. Devils, demons and their lethal hunters will draw you into their conquests, twisted deceptions, scorching heat, and yes, even love.

* Heat Rating: Spicy to Erotic Romance
* No Cliffhangers
* All Happily-Ever-After or Happy-For-Now

Where to buy A Darker Shade of Evil

Universal book link https://books2read.com/u/mg0OPR

Keta Diablo Social Media

Keta Diablo lives in the Midwest part of the United States on six acres of woodland. When she isn’t writing or gardening she loves to commune with nature. She adores animals and has made it her mission in life to help feed hungry children in the USA. Greatly disturbed by the statistic that one in every five children goes to bed hungry, she donates her time and support to local food and animal shelters.
Keta is a multi-published author in both erotic romance and gay fiction. Her erotica novel Decadent Deceptions was a finalist in the MOLLY contest sponsored by Romance Writers of America and has been nominated for a Red Carpet Award in 2014. Her paranormal novel Where the Rain Is Made has been nominated for a Bookie Award by Authors After Dark. Her historical novel Sky Tinted Water has been nominated for a RONE Award by Ind’Tale Magazine. Keta’s books have received numerous Top Pick, Book of the Month, and Recommended Read awards from the top professional review sites.
Website https://authorketadiablo.com
Blog http://ketaskeep.blogspot.com/
Twitter http://www.twitter.com/ketadiablo
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/KetaDiablo.Author/
Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/ketadiablo/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2620426.Keta_Diablo
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Keta-Diablo/e/B002BODURI/

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