Alyssa Turner, 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.
Four Real by Alyssa Turner
Genre: MMFM Menage
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Lead singer of the start-up band Four Real, Tricia Donahue left her hometown with one question. How can you love three men at once? She’s convinced herself that it can’t be done—not without living up to her family’s infamous reputation. Now, years later, lead guitarist Michael Hill is touring with world famous TRE, far removed from the small town band he once called his family. Home will never be the same until he makes things right. Keyboarder, Pete Morello and drummer, Marty Pierce were always close, but when the one girl they ever loved disappeared from their life, their casual threesomes and life’s hard knocks revealed the feelings they share for each other. Reunion time for four best friends with unfinished business means they will finally face the music. Fantasy…meet reality.
A twist on second chances.
As a ménage author, I’m always looking for a different perspective on the tropes very often found in the genre. Four Real is a rock star romance as much as a friends to lovers story and also a second chance drama. Taking a different angle on the rock star trope, I did not set Four Real against the backdrop of superstardom and the glitz and glam of that life. I took my superstar, Michael Hill and put back in his hometown with the people who know him best, the people who humble him. I wanted to take a close look and the person behind the stardom. I wanted the reader to fall in love with the man and all his flaws, without the grandeur of his fame to influence that connection. It’s a twist, and not the only one.
It’s not a secret that the romance readership is mostly women. I also don’t think it’s a stretch to imagine that women (myself included) like to be right. The proverbial dog house is usually reserved for the guy in the relationship. Enter twist number two. Tricia Donahue might come off tough and independent, but the fact is, she’s scared. Her fears aren’t typical, because her upbringing wasn’t either. She’s the daughter of an addict and the fear of representing ever bad decision she witnessed growing up has kept her from the good she’s meant to find. Her fears also had casualties that stretched further than her own dreams of happiness. She hurt the men that only ever wanted to love her. I’m not easy on Tricia and neither are her guys. They hold her accountable, because it’s what she needs to find the strength to face her demons. Love is tough. Trusting in that love is even tougher. But when you get a second chance at HEA, there’s only one way to play it…just be real.
Four Real will be released in dynamic Duet format audio for Audible.com, narrated by Vivianna Marlowe, Curt Bonnem and Erin Bateman. If you have not experienced audiobook romance with side by side narration of male and female characters, check out my huge free preview of Polished (MMF ménage) available to stream or download on Clypit. http://bit.ly/PolishedAudioPreview
Where to buy Four Real
Publisher : Alyssa Turner
Audible : Coming Soon
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Alyssa believes that when characters speak to you, you’ve got to listen. She’s been all ears and writing stories in all lengths since childhood.
She writes erotic romance in all lengths, having been featured in the notable anthologies of Best Women’s Erotica, edited by Violet Blue and several from Rachel Kramer Bussel. With her proclivity for the ménage genre, Alyssa is often recognized for weaving complexity and emotional depth into her characters and plots.
Alyssa has more than several full length novels under her belt and no two stories are the same. For Alyssa, it’s much more fun to try something new. Read more about Alyssa Turner and preview her published works on her blog.
Amazon Author Page http://amazon.com/author/alyssaturner