The Deep Woods Book Two: Night of Air

Hey Everyone!

It’s finally out! The Deep Woods Book Two: Night of Air, has been released by Cobblestone Press! Sweet! I’m so thrilled that the second book in this trilogy has arrived as I think it’s some of my best romance work to date. It’s also the hottest trilogy that I’ve ever written!

There are two good things to keep in mind: I wrote the whole trilogy together and submitted it together, so the wait won’t be too long. AND the trilogy freaking rocks. Magic, lore, possibly the hottest book I have EVER written, which means that this trilogy as a whole is off the charts.

I mean, really? What more could you want for  $0.99? Here’s a bit about the novella Night of Air:

It is the year 1692.

Nicolas has been able to experience a dream come true, finally having the man he most wants: his best friend Jackson.

However, there is a price. Nicolas is to be inducted into an order of men responsible for protecting the earth. While Nicolas is able to lie with Jackson and be his mate, he must complete a task before his magic can take hold completely within him.

He must have sex with the rest of the men who protect the world.

Will Nicolas give himself willingly to others, having only recently found his heart’s desire?

You can get your copy of The Deep Woods Book One: Night of Leaves here:

http://www.cobblestone-press.com/catalog/books/nightleaves.htm

You can get your copy of The Deep Woods Book Two: Night of Air here:

http://www.cobblestone-press.com/catalog/books/nightofair.htm

Awesome!

 

Kissed by a Vampire by Caridad Pineiro

 

As a two thousand year old vampire elder, Stacia is haunted by her mortal past.

Though Stacia finds pleasure and arousal in the taking of blood, she also knows that she can’t let herself love again. Betrayed by the only man she ever loved, she has carried the hurt of the betrayal for two thousand years and won’t open her heart to anyone.

That all changes when she meets the mortal DEA Agent Alex Garcia.

For years now, Alex has been plagued with nightmares of a demon. She comes to him in his dreams as she came to him years ago, while he was on the brink of death. While working on another case, he is stunned to come face to face with the demon from his dreams.

Alex spots Stacia in a local club, The Widget, while working on a case to find five missing women. He is shocked to see his demon in the flesh. For her part, Stacia can’t place Alex but cannot deny that the connection between them is incredibly strong.

As the connection and attraction grows between them, Alex and Stacia each deal with their own demons: Stacia believes that she is not worthy of love, that no one could love a vampire. For his part, Alex believes that vampires can’t possibly exist.

However, when Stacia reveals her vampire side to Alex, both of them must deal with their demons if either of them will have a chance at love.

I love everything that Caridad Pineiro writes, but I especially love her vampire Calling Series. It’s been a long time since the last book in the series, Fury Calls, was published in 2009. There have, of course, been vampire novels aplenty since then but few reach the caliber and beauty that Pineiro gives her vampires.

Kissed by a Vampire is absolutely flat out incredible. I have always loved Stacia ever since she showed up in the Calling Series and have always wanted her to find a true love to melt her cold heart. I wondered what it would be like to have her as a heroine when she’s been a supporting character throughout the series. I’m so thrilled that Stacia got her own book and it was well worth the wait to see her in the spotlight.

Stacia is a very unconventional heroine and meets her match in Alex Garcia. Both characters meshed really well for me and the romance between them moved naturally with no forced moments. Instead, the love affair between them is genuinely touching and wonderful to watch as it unfolds.

Not only is Kissed by a Vampire incredibly well written, it flows so smoothly that you’ll be done the book before you realize it. It’s filled with characters that live beyond the printed page as you’ll carry them with you long after you turn the last page.

The plot was thrilling, the romance hot and spicy, the action fantastic. Kissed by a Vampire has everything you could want and then some. I loved Kissed by a Vampire so much that I hope Stacia and Alex get another book to themselves so that we can see how their relationship develops over time.

Caridad Pineiro has written an incredible tale of betrayal, love and redemption. It hooked me from the first page and held me spellbound until the last page. In fact, I’d say that it’s her best book in the series so far and I loved every gorgeous moment.

If you read one romance this winter, read Kissed by a Vampire. It’ll heat up your night and warm your heart.

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!

Hey Everyone!

Halloween is my favourite day of the year. Seriously. Its better than my birthday, Christmas, Yule, or Easter. It’s the only day where its alright to pretend you’re someone else without anyone thinking you’re crazy. And you get chocolate!

To celebrate, why not get yourself a copy of Freaky Flashes, which includes my flash fiction piece titled Reaping Darkness. I’m so thrilled to be included in this anthology with a multitude of talented authors.

I’m so thrilled that I have five copies to give away! Leave a comment below by midnight October 31st in order to be considered. I’ll draw five names and the winners will get their copy tomorrow!

You can get yourself a copy of Freaky Flashes here:

http://www.breathlesspress.com/index.php?main_page=product_free_shipping_info&cPath=13&products_id=359

It’s only $1.49! That’s less than a chocolate bar or a cup of coffee!

And if you want something free to read today, why not treat yourself to a ride on TRAIN, my new serial novel? You can find that here:

http://www.wattpad.com/story/2270424-train-a-novel

HAPPY HALLOWEEN EVERYONE!

It’s Elementary, dear Watson…

“Your abbreviations are becoming indecipherable. Which is interesting, seeing as you have no problem being articulate.”

“Language is evolving, Watson. Becoming a more efficient version of itself.”

From – Elementary starring Jonny Lee Miller and Lucy Liu

 

I’ve always loved Sherlock Holmes.

Not just the novels and stories themselves, but the character. The larger than life presence that exudes confidence, albeit in a non-traditional way.

I haven’t seen the Sherlock Holmes movies with Robert Downey Jr, but I suppose I will at some point. What I am watching now is the show Elementary. I watch it on my iPad through the Global app. I wasn’t sure about the show at first, but I love Lucy Liu in anything she does, so I checked it out.

I’ve followed it so far since its first show and, I have to say, it’s a very smart show. Lucy Liu is playing the very down to Earth Joan Watson in a tone of performance I’m not used to from her. She’s playing the straight man to Jonny Lee Miller’s very eccentric (and very troubled) Sherlock Holmes. They play beautifully off of each other and never lose that inner fire both of the characters from the books had.

I have to say that I actually look forward to watching the show. I have to watch it a day later than those that have cable, but that’s okay-it’s worth the wait. The show is incredibly full of depth, character, intelligence and charm. Think of a CSI without all the flashing blue light, add in an on screen connection that works really well and add a dash of some very smart and witty writing and you’ve got yourself a winner.

The music and the way the show is shot work beautifully to enhance the story, which is invariably a twisted little puzzle of some sort. It also usually gives the viewer a few lovely little twists in plot that take the story to a new level.

Either way, if you want something to watch on those cold fall and winter nights that are heading our way, make Elementary a show to watch (oh, and Survivor, Go On, Kitchen Nightmares. I also can’t wait for Celebrity Apprentice. Just saying).

Check out the trailer of Elementary and enjoy. The show rocks.

 

Some Halloween Treats! – New Releases!

Hey Everyone,

Check it out, it’s October, right? Well, there are lots of tricks and treats going on around here. I’ll probably dress up as Harry Potter again, but that’s another story all together.

My upcoming release is included in Freaky Flashes. It is an anthology of some incredibly talented authors and I’m thrilled to be a part of it. My short is titled Reaping Darkness and directly follows Reaping Shadows. Don’t worry, though. You don’t have to read one to read the other. They can both stand on their own.  Plus you get a whole book FILLED with amazing flash fiction pieces.

What better treat could you ask for? It comes out on October 31st, 2012 and will be published by Breathless Press. I know, awesome, right? Anyone who leaves a comment here can win a copy of the book, in various formats. I only have five free copies to give away and no one has bit yet. Anyone want a Halloween treat a little early? Just leave a comment below and first five comments win!

Learn more about the book here:

http://www.breathlesspress.com/index.php?main_page=product_free_shipping_info&cPath=18&products_id=359

Coming up on November 15th, 2012 is the second novella in my new The Deep Woods Trilogy titled Night of Air. Here is a bit about the story:

It is the year 1692.

Nicolas has been able to experience a dream come true, finally having the man he most wants: his best friend Jackson.

However, there is a price. Nicolas is to be inducted into an order of men responsible for protecting the earth. While Nicolas is able to lie with Jackson and be his mate, he must complete a task before his magic can take hold completely within him.

He must have mate with the rest of the men who protect the world.

Will Nicolas give himself willingly to others, having only recently getting his heart’s desire?

You can get your copy on November 19th from Cobblestone Press.

I am pretty sure that if anything I’ve written as erotica, this is it-it’s probably the hottest thing I’ve ever written. I’m just

saying…it made me blush, and I’m the one who wrote it.

I’ve also finished working on Talking Poems. I wanted a ten poem suite to enter in the Attys on WattPad. I haven’t written poetry for a while and it was fun to do. I don’t know that I wrote in ten different styles, but I had a blast. I’m thinking of releasing it later this year, just for fun. For now, however, all ten poems are available here to read for free!

http://www.wattpad.com/story/2096657-talking-poems

I’m working on another serial project at the moment and am working out the logistics I’ve given myself. It’s getting there, I promise. 🙂 I had hoped that I would be able to achieve daily. However, with work, fun, writing and editing and lots of reading, I can promise serially. I will aim for every second day, but will promise once a week.

Here’s a bit about Train:

You can read the first few chapters of Train here for free on WattPad:

http://www.wattpad.com/7695109-train-a-novel-first-a-word

I’ve even added a new description of the novel and created a cast. More characters will be added as I go along. They can only stay on the train for so long. After the passengers all get off the Train, things really begin to happen.

Other than that, I’ve been wondering about what my holiday release will be this year, aside from Night of Air (November is sort of a beginning of the holiday season right?) and I think I have settled on one. More news on that later as it develops.

I’m also working on Haven, but that’s another story.

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