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Today we’re reading about Darien Avery from Lust and Chastity (Sins of the Virtuous Book 1) by Faye Hall. Tell us about your book.

Would you surrender the pleasure of lust to become a lady of chastity?

Darien Avery followed Caitlyn Sinclair from England to Australia, memories of their intense love affair fresh in his mind. When they arrive he quickly learns he isn’t the only man in this new country who’s infatuated with the breathtaking, blonde-haired beauty.

Women are turning up dead, victims to the worst kinds of depraved acts—women who fit Caitlyn’s description—and every clue to the murderer leads back to Darien’s family. Frantic to save Caitlyn’s life, he sends her up north to her family, hoping to free her from the murderer’s grasp. But she never makes it there. When he receives word that her dead body has been found, his heart breaks and he throws himself into a life of debauchery and sin as punishment for failing to save the woman he loves.

When yet another murder occurs, Darien believes he will be accused of the crime, so he flees. He finds himself in Jarvisfield—the same town where Caitlyn’s family lives. But he soon learns that the murderer who has been butchering blonde-haired, green-eyed women has followed him there.

He’s in for even more of a shock when he discovers that his beloved Caitlyn is not dead, and has in fact, been living in Jarvisfield for months. This time he will protect her. However, Caitlyn is having none of it. She believes Darien has betrayed her, and she won’t fall for him again. No longer is she his lustful lover, but rather a lady of chastity, determined to live an independent life—one without Darien.

Content Warning: contains sex, strong language, and some violence

Stressing Darien Avery

Every hero has a story. He has a background, a history, and a past. This interview allows us to meet a hero and get to know him better, by focusing on how he handles being relaxed, as well as how he handles stress.

Age: 19

Birthplace: England

Profession: Brothel owner

Ethnicity English

Species (for scifi/fantasy characters):

The Hero’s Relaxed Side

This hero is at a party. Considering his story, describe the party.
Guests would be business associates, or those he wanted to entice into visiting his brothel. There would be plenty of alcohol and food.
How does the hero feel about being this particular party, and what body language is he displaying that gives it away?
He would be there for business but always on the lookout for the murderer he was hunting.
Is he more likely to mingle or remain aloof?
He would most definitely mingle so that he could talk to his guests and see if they knew anything about the murders.
If he drinks, what is his drink of choice at this party?
Whiskey, though would drink brandy if available.
How much drink is his usual?
Not a heavy drinker as he needs to keep his wits about him.
The hero figures out where the hiding places are and then goes there. Is it to hide, to avoid someone, or to go drag a friend back to the party?
He would be going to meet an informant or to spy on one of the guests. If Caitlyn was also at the party he would definitely be sneaking away with her.
Is he likely to latch onto a friend and stay with him/her and ignore others, or is he the friend that others latch onto?
He doesn’t usually latch onto people, nor allow them to latch onto him. Caitlyn is the only person he appears close to.
If someone picked a fight at this party, how is the hero going to handle it?
He would most definitely break it up, even if it meant knocking those fighting to the ground himself.
Is the hero the one most likely to get tossed out of the party, or the one who does the tossing?
He would most definitely do the tossing. He owns a brothel so is accustomed to handling rowdy patrons.
Will he know when to leave, or stay late and make a nuisance of himself?
He would know when to leave.

The Hero’s Stressed Out Side

How does the hero handle it if the cops or some other authority figure pulls him aside when he was blameless in a situation?
He has a way with words and is not easily intimidated by the police or anyone else. He would answer what questions the police asked him short and quick and get them off his property as quick as they arrived.
How does the hero react to hearing a scream?
He would run directly towards it, his heart in his mouth until he could be certain the scream hadn’t come from Caitlyn.
If he sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing that crosses his mind?
He would most definitely assume one of those involved was the killer he was chasing, maybe caught in the act.
If he sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing he does?
He would rush over and demand to know what was happening and who they were.
This hero attempts to rescue someone and realizes that he is in over his head. The odds are against him and there is no way out. He is going to get his butt handed to him. What does he do?
He would use his wits to try and escape, and maybe some dirty fighting if needs be.
The hero runs into the one person from his past he wanted to avoid. He can’t get out of the situation and must interact with him/her in some way. What does he do?
He is polite and asks why they were in Australia.
Someone younger than the hero is in charge of the situation, and they are handling it badly, perhaps bungling things. How does the hero deal with it?
He jumps in and helps whilst offering advise.
The hero is in physical pain but must bear up under it and keep going. What does he tell himself in order to get through the situation?
He would tell himself that he had to protect Caitlyn from the killer chasing her no matter the cost.
What mentor’s words come to mind in a bad situation?
Without the woman he loves, nothing else matters.
What lesson from his past gets him through a stressful situation?
He takes up smoking cannabis to deal with the stress of thinking he sent the woman he loves to her death.
Where can we find your book online?
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Genre: Historical Romance
Publisher Beachwalk Press
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Lust-Chastity-Sins-Virtuous-Book-ebook/dp/B076FMTCK7/
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/lust-and-chastity-faye-hall/1127226128
iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/author/faye-hall/id1104960880?mt=11
Kobo http://bit.ly/2x8Gcjo

Faye Hall Social Media

Faye writes Australian Historical Romances, each filled with passion, deceit and murder. She encompasses much of her own families history into her books, as well as setting most of them in her home town in North Queensland, Australia. She is happily married to her childhood sweetheart and soulmate and living in North Queensland.

Website https://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

 

Heart of Stone by Faye Hall @FayeHall79 #RLFblog #historical romanceFaye Hall author of Heart of Stone answers five easy questions.

Please tell us about yourself.
Faye writes Australian Historical Romances, each filled with passion, deceit and murder.
She encompasses much of her own families history into her books, as well as setting most of them in her home town in North Queensland, Australia.
She is happily married to her childhood sweetheart and soulmate and living in North Queensland.
What’s your favorite down-home family style meal?
Crumbed sausages with mash and peas and gravy.
Describe the perfect vacation.
Whitsunday Sands resort, Bowen, Australia with room service and wine in the bar fridge.
Tell us about your favorite toy as a child.
Mum bought me two Cabbage Patch dolls when I was barely four years old. They went with me everywhere. Loved them! Still have them too.
What are your hobbies?
Love gardening and cooking.
What kinds of things do you read when you’re researching a new book?
Lots of local history books from my home town. Also my record of my own family tree.
Please tell us about your latest book.
Genre Historical Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Isabella Miley was trapped. Her brother was dead – murdered on a slave traders ship. And now the man she feared most, Samuel Buchanan, had papers placing her in servitude to him. She needed to get the signet ring and ruby necklace she’d hidden away if she were to be able to prove who she was. When Samuel threatened to make her his wife and offer her out as payment to the debt collectors that were calling, she ran for her life and straight into the arms of Ruben Stoneheart. Before she could ask for his help she was dragged back to Samuel and into bondage.
Ruben wanted a peaceful life, far away from the blackbirding slave trade he’d once been involved in. He’d watched too many people die and all for a man’s own greed and want of a ruby necklace.
This wasn’t the life he wanted. He wanted peace. A wife. Family.
When the Irish beauty Isabella ran into his arms down on the docks, she stirred feelings in him unlike anything else. Never could he have imagined her to be as passionate as she was mysterious – or to be the wife of his once business partner Samuel Buchanan.
Curious how such a wondrous woman could end up entangled with a brute like Samuel, Ruben went delving into her past, eager to know more about this woman he was quickly losing his heart to. What he found was a slave contract with her name on it.
Hurt that she would hide such a thing from him, he confronts her with an ultimatum – Samuel or him.
Isabella’s fear demands that she stay with Samuel until she could gain her freedom, but her heart is willing to risk it all on Ruben – a man rumoured to have a heart of stone.
Publisher Beachwalk Press
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/FayeHall
iBooks https://itunes.apple.com/us/author/faye-hall/id1104960880

Faye Hall Social Media

Website https://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

 

Amorous Redemption by Faye Hall @FayeHall79 #RLFblog #HistoricalRomanceToday’s featured book is Amorous Redemption, a Historical Romance by Faye Hall.

Phoebe Porter’s family needed her dead if they were to gain control of her substantial cattle station and vast fortune. She ran away from her home desperate to save her life, but she ran straight into the arms of the bounty hunter that had been sent after her. She fought against him the whole journey from Ravenswood back to her home but eventually all she could do was surrender her heart and body to him.

Amorous Redemption’s Genre Historical romantic western

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Publisher http://www.eredsage.com/store/FAYE_HALL.html

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Faye Hall Social Media

Faye’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s.

Each of her novels bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.

Each of her books tell of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder.

These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland.

Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on people she has met in her life.

Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

Website http://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

 

The top post was the RLF Gems announcement last month. I did not count it among the top bloggers because that award would go to me. I’d like to see the credit go to guests. You are why I do this!

The Top Blogger for this month is Faye Hall, who wins a month of free advertising on the blog. Top Blogger of 2016 was Susan V Vaughn, who won a year of free advertising for 2017.

Top Blogger Faye Hall

#Romance Lives Forever @FayeHall79 @Collette_Author #RLFblogWebsite http://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

 

The winners are judged by cumulative page views, including return and unique visits.

Congratulations to these fine bloggers:
1. Faye Hall
2. Jude Knight
3. Izzy Szyn
4. Collette Cameron
5. Connie Ann Michael
Honorable mention: Karen Cino

Top Chatters for the Month

#Romance Lives Forever @FayeHall79 @Collette_Author #RLFblogThe person who gets the most comments in a month is not always the person who gets the most page views. For that reason, I instituted the Top Chatter Award. This award is for the bloggers who receive the most comments.
This month’s winners are:

Collette Cameron
Regina Kammer
Denyse Bridger
Beverley Oakley

 

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When you like and share the posts it increases the reach. Thank you for sharing with your readers and friends!

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Is It True: Amorous Redemption by Faye Hall @FayeHall79 #RLFblog #historical #romancePlay Is It True with today’s guest Faye Hall, author of Amorous Redemption, a Historical Romance. This is a game in which authors answer yes and no questions. They can elaborate on answers as much as they choose.

First, tell us about your book.

Phoebe Porter’s family needed her dead if they were to gain control of her substantial cattle station and vast fortune. She ran away from her home desperate to save her life, but she ran straight into the arms of the bounty hunter that had been sent after her. She fought against him the whole journey from Ravenswood back to her home but eventually all she could do was surrender her heart and body to him.

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Genre: Historical Romance

Now, tell us Yes or No for each answer below. Feel free to explain any (or none) of your answers.

Is it true:

this is your first book?
No. Amorous Redemption is my 7th release.
this book is part of a series?
No.
you lost sleep while writing this book?
Yes. I stressed about the real history in the story.
you did research for this book?
Yes. Mostly family history as this is the story’s background.
some characters in this book are not human? (pets for example)
No, though there are a few horses.
this book has more than one genre?
Yes, it is a Historical Romantic suspense.
you speak more than one language?
No, but I can swear in Italian a little.
you grew up where you live now?
Yes.
you love to read?
Yes.
you are never late?
Yes.
you love pizza?
Yes.
you love sushi?
No.
you have a pet?
Yes, a cat, two ducks and two geese named Wednesday and Pugsley
Where can we find your book online?
Publisher http://www.eredsage.com/store/FAYE_HALL.html
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Faye Hall Social Media

Faye Hall’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s. Each of her novels brings something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.

Each of her books tells of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder. These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland. Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on people she has met in her life.

Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their nine children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

Website http://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Amorous Redemption by Faye Hall @FayeHall79 #RLFblog #HistoricalRomanceWelcome Faye Hall author of Amorous Redemption, a new Historical Romance.

Why did you write this book?

Amorous Redemption came about because of the stories I was told of my great grandmother’s family and the station, Inkerman Downs Station, they took ownership of upon migrating to Australia. There was some real controversy about her marriage and this was my take on that.

What is your favorite genre to read?

Historical Romance

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

My all-time favorite fictional is Belle from Beauty and the Beast.

What are you working on at the moment?

I’ve just been contracted for my eighth book, Heart of Stone, so am waiting for edits to start. In the meantime I’m writing my seven book series about the sins of humanity.

What books will we see from you in coming months?

Heart of Stone should hopefully be out later this year with Beachwalk Press. It is an intriguing tale of an Australian slave trader who falls in love with an Irish slave.

Please tell us about your latest book.

Genre Historical romantic western

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

In Faye Hall’s Amorous Redemption, Phoebe Porter’s family needed her dead if they were to gain control of her substantial cattle station and vast fortune. She ran away from her home desperate to save her life, but she ran straight into the arms of the bounty hunter that had been sent after her. She fought against him the whole journey from Ravenswood back to her home but eventually all she could do was surrender her heart and body to him.

Publisher Red Sage Publishing
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Faye Hall Social Media

Faye’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s. Each of her novels brings something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.

Each of her books tells of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder. These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland. Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on people she has met in her life.

Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their nine children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

Website http://www.faye-hall.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/FayeHall79
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/fayehallromanceauthor/
Pinterest https://au.pinterest.com/fayehall79/pins/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/6882637.Faye_Hall
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Faye-Hall/e/B00DPIMSMW/

Today’s featured book is Deceit and Devotion by Faye Hall. 

Author Bio

Murder, lies, deception, and love set in the outback under the Australian sun.
These are the stories of Faye Hall.
Her passion driven, mystery filled books are set in North Queensland, Australia during the development of the townships at the end of the 19th century.
Each of her novels bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.
Each of her books tell of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder.
These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland.
Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on her own ancestors and their adventures when first migrating to Australia.
Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

About the Book

Title Deceit and Devotion
Genre Historical romance / Interracial romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
“I will pay you to sleep with my wife.”
Jarrah Miyan, a young half-caste aboriginal man, is supposed to seduce a white woman into an affair so her greed-driven husband can gain full control of her inheritance, including the rare collection of black opals she keeps under lock and key. When he walks into the study to meet the poor chit he’s to take advantage of, he expects to find an aging woman who smells of stale perfume and gin. Who he finds though is the most beautiful woman he’s ever laid eyes on—the same woman whose pale thighs had been wrapped around him just a few hours earlier as she’d begged him to give her pleasure.
After their night of passion together, Emily Holtz doubted she would ever see Jarrah again. To have him standing before her now, asking for employment at her cattle station, was not a situation she had prepared herself for. She agrees to hire him on one condition. He has to spy on her husband and get her the incriminating evidence she needs to apply for a divorce. She’s spent years in a miserable arranged marriage, and she’s desperate to escape. But her husband is a dangerous man, and he will stop at nothing, including murder, to get what he wants.
As they begin to develop feelings for each other, Jarrah worries about what will happen when Emily discovers that he’s been working for both her and her husband. Not that they could ever really be together, as society would never accept that.
Content Warning: contains sex, strong language, and some violence.

Stressing The Hero

Every hero has a story. He has a background, a history, and a past. This interview allows us to meet a hero and get to know him better, by focusing on how he handles being relaxed, as well as how he handles stress.

The Hero’s Relaxed Side

This hero is at a party. Considering his story, describe the party.
Jarrah would be being paid to attend and serve the wealthy guests alcohol.  He would also be required to ensure no fights broke out amongst the drinking guests.
How does the hero feel about being this particular party, and what body language is he displaying that gives it away?
Jarrah would be constantly on guard, knowing that he needed to remember his place as a worker.  He keeps his eyes lowered, knowing better than to try and look any guest in the eye.  His answers to any questions would be short and soft.
Is he more likely to mingle or remain aloof? 
Jarrah would be forced to mingle but would take any opportunity to escape.
If he drinks, what is his drink of choice at this party? 
Jarrah isn’t allowed to drink.
How much drink is his usual?
Jarrah isn’t allowed to drink.
The hero figures out where the hiding places are and then goes there. Is it to hide, to avoid someone, or to go drag a friend back to the party?
Jarrah would be more inclined to want to hide, however he would welcome the chance to avoid his employer.
Is he likely to latch onto a friend and stay with him/her and ignore others, or is he the friend that others latch onto?
If Emily Holtz was at the party then Jarrah would stay as close to her side as was possible, ignoring any others that were there.
If someone picked a fight at this party, how is the hero going to handle it?
It would be Jarrah’s job to break up the fight, but he wouldn’t willingly get involved.
Is the hero the one most likely to get tossed out of the party, or the one who does the tossing?
As a half-caste aboriginal man, Jarrah wouldn’t be allowed to lay his hands on any wealthy white guest.  If he did then he would be tossed out on his ear or worse.
Will he know when to leave, or stay late and make a nuisance of himself?
Jarrah would know when to leave.

The Hero’s Stressed Out Side

How does the hero handle it if the cops or some other authority figure pulls him aside when he was blameless in a situation?
Jarrah automatically tenses, knowing that he made an easy scapegoat for anyone making trouble.
How does the hero react to hearing a scream?
It fills him with dread, and Jarrah would automatically go and investigate.
If he sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing that crosses his mind?
If it were men fighting, Jarrah would instantly think they were fighting over a woman and he shouldn’t interfere.
If he sees someone being assaulted, what is the FIRST thing he does?
Jarrah would try to rescue them, though he would have to be mindful not to become involved.
This hero attempts to rescue someone and realizes that he is in over his head. The odds are against him and there is no way out. He is going to get his butt handed to him. What does he do?
Jarrah would struggle to get the better of his opponent until he could make some kind of escape.
The hero runs into the one person from his past he wanted to avoid. He can’t get out of the situation and must interact with him/her in some way. What does he do?
He keeps his answers short and cold.  He doesn’t want to get involved.
Someone younger than the hero is in charge of the situation, and they are handling it badly, perhaps bungling things. How does the hero deal with it?
Carefully make suggestions to make the other person think they were his idea until the matter improves.
The hero is in physical pain but must bear up under it and keep going. What does he tell himself in order to get through the situation?
Jarrah would remind himself that he was doing this for Emily, the lady he loves, and that he must survive and return to her to ensure her safety incase her husband tried to find her.
What mentor’s words come to mind in a bad situation? When Emily left her husband for Jarrah, she told him that she never saw his color; only him.  He remembered this in hoped that there were others who could look at him the same.
What lesson from his past gets him through a stressful situation?
Jarrah learnt from an early age to depend on no one other than himself.  In a stressful situation he would fall back on his wits and independence until the situation improved.

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Today’s featured book is Shrouded Passions by Faye Hall.

About the Book

Title Shrouded Passions
Genre Historical erotic romance
Author Faye Hall
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
It was love at first sight when Devon Munroy first laid eyes on Lotte Higgins as she swam in the local waterhole.  He wanted nothing more than to spend his future with her.  He would have defied his father to do so too had she not been shot, lying bleeding and dying in his arms.
The woman he loved was dead and Devon no longer cared what was to become of his future.
Four years passed and Devon’s life had become little more than a drunken haze.  All he wanted was the woman he loved back in his life and in his bed.  When he reluctantly went to the local Hotel to spend the night with a woman, he didn’t expect her to look so much like Lotte Higgins.  He certainly didn’t expect her to turn up at his estate as his wife’s new handmaiden.
When Lotte started work at Devon’s estate, she thought only to reveal the monster who had tried to kill her four years before.  She never imagined the whirlwind of passion she would be swept up in with Devon Munroy.
Lotte knew if she were to succeed in targeting her attempted murderer, she would have to keep her true identity hidden from Devon.  Lotte wanted nothing more than to tell him the truth, but she feared if she did than Devon’s wife, the woman whom had already tried to kill her once, would discover she had survived that night.
When more bodies began turning up around the town, all brutally murdered, Lotte knew she had let things go on long enough.  She would have to tell Devon the truth about his wife and about herself and hope he loved her enough to forgive her deception.

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About the Author

Faye Hall’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s.
Each of her novels bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.
Each of her books tell of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder.
These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural townships of North Queensland.
Faye finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on people she has met in her life.
Faye was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

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Today’s featured book is Shrouded Passions by Faye Hall.

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Title Shrouded Passions
Genre Historical erotic romance
Author Faye Hall
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
It was love at first sight when Devon Munroy first laid eyes
on Lotte Higgins as she swam in the local waterhole. He wanted nothing more than
to spend his future with her. He would have defied his father to do so too had she
not been shot, lying bleeding and dying in his arms.
The woman he loved was dead and Devon no longer cared what was
to become of his future.
Four years passed and Devon’s life had become little more than
a drunken haze. All he wanted was the woman he loved back in his life and in his
bed. When he reluctantly went to the local Hotel to spend the night with a woman,
he didn’t expect her to look so much like Lotte Higgins. He certainly didn’t expect
her to turn up at his estate as his wife’s new handmaiden.
When Lotte started work at Devon’s estate, she thought only to
reveal the monster who had tried to kill her four years before. She never imagined
the whirlwind of passion she would be swept up in with Devon Munroy.
Lotte knew if she were to succeed in targeting her attempted
murderer, she would have to keep her true identity hidden from Devon. Lotte wanted
nothing more than to tell him the truth, but she feared if she did than Devon’s
wife, the woman whom had already tried to kill her once, would discover she had
survived that night.
When more bodies began turning up around the town, all brutally
murdered, Lotte knew she had let things go on long enough. She would have to tell
Devon the truth about his wife and about herself and hope he loved her enough to
forgive her deception.

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About the Author

Faye Hall’s passion driven, mystery filled books are set in small
townships of North Queensland, Australia during the late 1800’s. Each of her novels
bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from Aboriginal herbal remedies,
to certain gemstones naturally only found in this part of the world.
Each of her books tells of a passionate connection between the
hero and heroine, surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes
even murder.
These romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims
to give her readers so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories
of rural townships of North Queensland. Faye finds her inspiration from the histories
of not only the township she grew up in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases
most of her characters on people she has met in her life. Faye was able to live
her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life after a whirlwind
romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children in a remote country
town in northern Queensland, Australia.

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Passions in the Dust 
This quick interview includes info about the author, and
introduces the story.

About the Author

Faye Hall’s passion driven, mystery
filled books are set in small townships of North Queensland, Australia during
the late 1800’s.
Each of
her novels bring something symbolically Australian to her readers, from
Aboriginal herbal remedies, to certain gemstones naturally only found in this
part of the world.
Each of
her books tell of a passionate connection between the hero and heroine,
surrounded and threatened by deceit, scandal, theft and sometimes even murder.
These
romances swerve from the traditional romances as Faye aims to give her readers
so much more intrigue, whilst also revealing the hidden histories of rural
townships of North Queensland.
Faye
finds her inspiration from the histories of not only the township she grew up
in, but the many surrounding it. She also bases most of her characters on
people she has met in her life.
Faye
was able to live her own passion driven romance, marrying the love of her life
after a whirlwind romance in 2013. Together they are raising their 9 children
in a remote country town in northern Queensland, Australia.

Interview with Faye Hall

Why did you write
this book?
Passions in the Dust is set mostly on a cattle station in
Bowen, North Queensland and describes the hardships so many settlers went
through.  Along with showcasing the
hardships, I wrote this book to try and show a romantic side to Australian
history that is not so unlike that of England or the Americas.
What is your favorite
genre to read?
I enjoy both a good romance and a good murder mystery.
Who is your favorite
character from fiction (not including your own)?
Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird
What are you working
on at the moment, and will see from you in coming months?
Currently working on ‘Lust & Chastity’ which is my own
take on one of the seven deadly sins and heavenly virtues.  But I also two other scripts currently being
looked at by publishers.
Please tell us about
your latest book.
Ella
Matthias thought by coming to Bowen, Australia she would find freedom from the
life of servitude she’d been forced into, as well as the lover, Seth Kenner,
who had so coldly deserted her.  Never
could she have imaged that it was Seth who had sent for her.
Again
being drawn into Seth’s life, Ella finds herself surrendering to passion, and
experiencing pleasures in the Australian outback that she had only ever dreamed
of.
These
pleasure come under threat though by those who wish to destroy everything they
had worked so hard to achieve.  Together
they must fight bush fires, cattle rustlers, poisoned stock and a wife and
fiancé who had come to Australia to claim what they believe is rightfully
their’s.                                                                                                                      

About the Book

Title Passions in the Dust
Genre Historical erotic romance
Author Faye Hall
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

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