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Part 2: Forever Romance Menage a Trois Release Blitz | THE DINING CLUB
Author Guest / September 5, 2014

#FreakyFriday continues with this delicious excerpt from Marina Anderson’s THE DINING CLUB, as part the Forever Romance Menage a Trois Release Blitz! About THE DINING CLUB You are invited to the Dining Club. If you pass the challenges we set, a world of pleasure awaits you. He is everything she never wanted: brooding, secretive, rich – and far-removed from her care-free artistic lifestyle. Yet David has a power over Grace that she cannot resist, a power that comes from his darker, passionate side. And now he is ready to truly reveal himself. Inviting Grace to a weekend at the Dining Club, David offers her the opportunity to discover his deepest desires and to find pleasures far beyond her wildest imagination – but only if she is willing to play a series of sensual games. Grace faces a choice: give in to her doubts and retreat to her quiet life, or truly embrace happiness with David and win over her mesmerizing lover forever. Excerpt of THE DINING CLUB The subdued lighting and quiet murmur of intensely private conversations in the dining room were an arousing background to these small acts of sensuality, and Grace was thoroughly relaxed and enjoying herself when…

Part 1: Forever Romance Menage a Trois Release Blitz | TEMPTING MR. PERFECT
Author Guest / September 5, 2014

Time to celebrate #FreakyFriday with the Forever Romance Menage a Trois Release Blitz! We have a special excerpt for you from Rebecca Rose’s hot new romance TEMPTING MR. PERFECT. (Warning! Steamy content below.) About TEMPTING MR. PERFECT Dave Sanders is making up for a lifetime of sin. After leaving his reckless past behind, he now runs a respectable bar and grill. But keeping his wild side in check becomes nearly impossible when Kathy Mae Smith starts working for him. She’s shy, modest, and sexy as hell. Slow, sweet seduction has never been his style, but then Dave has never wanted a woman like this before . . . Thanks to her ex-husband, Kathy doesn’t know if she can ever trust another man. And she certainly isn’t about to jeopardize her job by jumping into bed with her hot new boss. Yet Dave is kind, caring, and his sizzling persistence is about to burn through the last of her defenses-until her past catches up with her. If she surrenders the truth to Mr. Perfect, will she lose him . . . or get a second shot at love? Excerpt from TEMPTING MR. PERFECT Slow, he reminded himself. Take your time. When…

Gina Holmes | Savory Settings
Author Guest / September 5, 2014

When I began writing novels, description was not an area of strength for me, and setting was just a place to plop my characters. Fast forward ten years and my publisher compliments my upcoming release with a “You can smell the salt in this one.” DRIFTWOOD TIDES (releasing this September) is set at the Outer banks in North Carolina. You can’t set a book a place like that without readers expecting a richly painted scene. They want to feel the cold ocean foam on their feet, feel the grit of sand between their toes, hear the seagulls circling above, see the cotton candy colors in the sunset . . . and yes, smell the salt. 1. The best way to learn to master setting is by reading other books that have done just that. One novel that sets the scene better than maybe any other book I’ve read is To Kill a Mockingbird. Here’s one example of the masterfulness of her scene-setting: “Maycomb was an old town, but it was a tired old town when I first knew it. In rainy weather the streets turned to red slop, grass grew on the sidewalks, the courthouse sagged in the square.” You…