Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Celebrating the Release of Jennifer Linforth's ABENDLIED

Today we are celebrating the release of ABENDLIED, the second book in Jennifer Linforth's Madrigals Series that expand's Leroux's beloved story of The Phantom of the Opera.

If one is going to query a publisher, Jennifer Linforth suggests not doing so in pink ink. Her first, written when she was twelve, was nothing if not colorful. She is a member of the Historical Novel Society and the Romance Writers of America in addition to being a writing mentor. Writing historical fiction and historical romance with unusual themes and locations, such as autism and the social mores of the mentally ill in the 19th century, she has a passion for Austrian culture and is often found searching for stories in long forgotten histories.

It was her love of research and classic literature that brought her to expanding Leroux's The Phantom of the Opera.

Writing from a tiny loft office, Jennifer admits to being country mouse with city mouse tastes and is constantly fighting to keep the little critters in line. She can't pronounce pistachio, hates lollipops with gooey centers, and dearly loves to laugh. If asked for her motto in life, she points to the following poem upon her office wall:

Come to the edge. We might fall. Come to the edge. It's too high! COME TO THE EDGE! And they came, and he pushed, and they flew. ~ Christopher Logue Croyez.

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ABENDLIED - Book two in Jennifer Linforth's Madrigal Series about The Phantom of the Opera.

Desiring normalcy is difficult enough with a price on his head, but when Erik is falsely accused of killing Philippe de Chagny, brother of his nemesis Raoul, he is launched toward madness.

Anna is an unlikely companion, sharing Erik's heart and the bounty on his head. As the manhunt heats, Erik's mysterious relationship with Philippe spurs the campaign against them and exposes her darkest secret: defending her honor ended in murder.

Plagued by his past as The Phantom of the Opera, Erik's memories enslave his heart to Raoul's wife Christine, whose shocking confession brings a ruthless bounty hunter into the fray and blackmail to the Chagny bloodline. Blackmail from a hunter who cares little about the Phantom or Philippe and everything about the one he has lusted for: Anna.

With the past weeping like an open wound, can love endure or will it take the memories of one unlikely man to heal them all?

Memories of Philippe Georges Marie, Comte de Chagny...



WIN - Join the party and leave a question or comment for Jennifer today over on our Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat to win an autographed copy of her first book in the series MADRIGAL! Good luck and have fun!

Monday, December 28, 2009

Celebrating Lizzie T Leaf's New Print Release With A Cyber Launch Party

Today we're celebrating the print release of DEAD DONE RIGHT by Lizzie T. Leaf.

Lizzie is known for her 'humor with heat'. She has numerous e-books in varying lengths and her print book, Struck by Lightning, won the 2007 Beacon award for Erotic Romance and tied for Best First Novel, in addition to being a finalist in Author Island's Reader's Choice Award and Colorado Romance Writer's Award of Excellence. Her Novella, Dead Faint was a 2008 Nominee for Best Vampire at Love Romances Cafe.

Since discovering the fun of writing paranormal, she plays with creating vampires, faeries and other immortals. Currently she is working on a full length paranormal novel set in Scotland that brings in Celtic folklore and a couple of 'godly' realms. Mix them together and there will be laughs for sure and an agent has requested a look at this one.

In addition, she created a hot new series for Aspen Mountain Press that centers around older women/younger men. BARELY LEGAL, the first book in the "Cougar Club" series released January 2009. This is a series is also be open for other authors to contribute to.

When not chained to the computer keyboard, Lizzie enjoys time with her family, reading other authors and traveling with her husband.

Check out Lizzie's website, Join her newsletter and in addition to the newsletter, share in the fun events that take place there from time to time. Become Lizzie's friend at My Space and follow her Blog and over at Facebook.

DEAD DONE RIGHT includes two of Lizzie T. Leaf's trademark 'humor with heat' stories about the problems modern day women have when they discover they are now vampires.

WAKING UP DEAD - From Haute Couture and Manolo Blaniks to stripping for a paycheck. Waking Up Dead sure puts a crimp in a girl's lifestyle and puts her in the mood for blood.

DEAD FAINT - Billie Joyce thought waking up as a vampire was bad, but fainting at the sight of her new main food source could make life difficult. Plus, she has to contend with Daniel, a bossy older than dirt vampire, who is getting on her nerves. Why does he keep muttering "I'm no Henry Higgins"?


WIN - Join the party and leave a question or comment for Lizzie today over on our Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat to win a free download of your choice from Lizzie's Dead Series! Good luck and have fun!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

First Book In Bonnie Rose Leigh's The Protectors Series Now In Print

Book one in Bonnie Rose Leigh's bestselling The Protectors Series is now available in print.

Elizabeth Winters is under attack. Her assailant is among the undead, a vampire: the most feared and reviled of Earth's legendary creatures.

Intent on coming to her rescue is Samuel Woods, the leader of his people and Elizabeth's one true mate. She is the Protector's destiny. Together they stand between the undead and the enslavement of all mankind.

They are members of the Loup-garou, modern-day werewolves, destined to protect humanity from vampires, while roaming the world in search of their other half. From the mountains of Upstate New York, to the Saskatchewan region of Canada, Sam and Elizabeth find themselves battling not only the undead, but traitors from within.

Also available in ebook.

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Shiloh Walker's HUNTER'S NEED Just Released

In Shiloh Walker's follow-up to HUNTER'S SALVATION. Duke is bitter. A shapeshifter betrayed by the psychic powers of Analise Morell, he cannot forgive her for putting him in the clutches of a feral vampire, but he also can't shake his desire for her. And when she needs a Hunter, Duke must face his demons-and hers.

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Lori Foster Doubles The Heat In Her New Anthology

First Time In Print

Sizzling all-new stories, including a brand new Winston novella from New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster.

New York Times bestselling sensations Lori Foster and Deirdre Martin and USA Today bestselling authors Elizabeth Bevarly and Christie Ridgway join together for this enticing anthology. With authors like this, readers get double the pleasure and double the heat. In these four sexy stories of mixed-up couples and mistaken identities, it's not about winning, but how much you like to play.

With a brand-new novella featuring Hart Winston, whose switch with his identically hot twin brother has landed him in some serious foul play, it's a safe bet that in the game of love no one is going to follow the rules.


Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Celebrating the Release of Karen Kelley's DATING OUTSIDE YOUR DNA

Set Phasers To Sizzle...in this sexy new sci fi romance from Karen Kelley.

Special agent Roan Hendrix is a straight shooter with weapons and women, so he doesn't appreciate it when his boss throws him a curve. But what a curve. A half-human, half-Nerakian who needs a one-on-one crash course in how best to channel her powers. And while Roan's usually a master at separating business from pleasure, one glance into Lyraka's green eyes is enough to spark scorching fantasies of seriously close encounters with the tall, tanned temptress...

Lyraka's trying not to mind the way Mister Macho Special Agent keeps barking orders, but it's impossible to ignore Roan's rough-and-ready appeal. The sensitive ponytail guys Lyraka grew up with didn't have a clue how to handle her outsized sex drive, but Roan looks like he'd be up to the task in every way. Better still, he never got the memo that Lyraka's human side makes her - ahem - "special talents" even greater than the average Nerakian's...


WIN - Join the party and leave Karen a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party and your name goes in the hat to win an autographed copy of Karen's EARTH GUYS ARE EASY! Good luck!

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Menage Anthology Now In Print

Swingtime by Desiree Holt

Lanie Burrell had heard about group sex, but how would she handle being thrust into the middle of a hot Saturday night party?

Lanie Burrell was shocked to discover the reason Cody Hawkins was the only other neighbour on their private little cul de sac. He needed the privacy for the swinging parties he hosted featuring the kind of uninhibited group sex she read about in the erotic books she reviewed. At the moment they were the most exciting part of her sex life.

Then Cody invited her to one of his parties, and she found a wildness within herself she hadn't known existed. And an attraction between herself and Cody that exploded like a big bomb on a short fuse.

Mating Season by Nadia Aidan

Two master vampires, one werewolf in heat, and the primal spell of the full moon - it's definitely mating season.

Detective Collette Talbot is happily overworked and up to her knees in cases. With the busy life she leads, she doesn't have the time or energy to find a mate and settle down to have his pups. But with her mating season just a week away she may not have any choice because when she goes into heat every lycan within a mile of her will be at her door. Good thing she has two sexy candidates in mind that would be perfect to help her out with her little problem.

Two master vampires, one werewolf in heat, and the primal spell of the full moon - it's definitely mating season.

Anthology also includes Charity's Auction by Ashley Ladd, Between Tooth and Paw by Kim Dare, Magical Ménage by Crissy Smith, and Trouble for Three by Sascha Illyvich.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

New Romantic Suspense From Michelle Levigne And Amber Quill

Today we're celebrating the print and ebook release of JUST PEACHY, Michelle Levigne's thrilling sequel to PICTURE THIS and HOW TO BURY A MILLIONAIRE.

Novelist Maggie Tortelli considers dropping her pen name and persona, Magda Torrene, thanks to a psychotic fan who begins stalking her, expecting her to be Stacy Peach, the slinky PI she'd created. Maggie knows it's time to get out of the writing business and return full time to investigative work, but her PI boss, Byron Stone, has numerous enemies of his own, and one of them also tries to frame Maggie for murder.

To keep Maggie safe, Byron recruits his handsome PI buddy, Rick Sloane, to become her bodyguard. Rick, however, has reservations about his assignment, until he discovers that the woman behind the character of Stacy Peach really knows her police procedural, has a calm head in a crisis, and is someone he truly wants to get to know better.

When Rick and Maggie find themselves stranded on a remote Lake Erie island during a winter storm, they mistakenly believe they can relax in their hidden hideaway. Yet once the weather breaks, it soon becomes a struggle for survival and a question of who will get to Rick and Maggie first - the psycho, the murderer, or Maggie's mysterious new relatives who conveniently come running to the rescue...

WIN - Today Michelle's got party favors for everyone!!! Everyone who joins the party by leaving a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party will get some peachy sweets and a sampler CD! All you need to do is leave a comment, then email your mailing address to Michelle at MLevigne at aol.com with "Just Peachy" in the subject line. How sweet is that!

Saturday, November 14, 2009

A New Anthology Release For The Final Twist Gang

Today we're celebrating the release of A BOX OF TEXAS CHOCOLATES, the third annual anthology by the talented Final Twist authors! Their first two books, DEAD AND BREAKFAST and A DEATH IN TEXAS are both mystery anthologies, while their new anthology includes other genres.

Just like opening a box of chocolates, you never know what you're going to get with this delicious assortment of fourteen stories. Mystery, Suspense, Romance and Sci-Fi themes, all set in Texas, with a serving of chocolate!

Stories and Authors: A Box of Texas Chocolates by Linda Houle; Getting a Clue by Pauline Baird Jones; Dying for Chocolate by Laura Elvebak; The Invisible Hand Will Smear Chocolate on the Face of Tyranny by Mark H. Phillips; A Recipe To Die For by Sally Love; The Bavarian Drop Killer by Cherri Galbiati; Bitter Sweet by CeCe Smith; The Cowboy's Rose by Betty Gordon; Books and Bon Bons by Charlotte Phillips; Valentine's Day by Diana L. Driver; Jadead by Iona McAvoy; Deep in the Heart of Texas by Autumn Storm; Truffles of Doom by Mark H. Phillips; A Bona Fide Quirk in the Law by Cash Anthony.


WIN - Join the party by leaving a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party and you'll get your name in the hat for a $40 Amazon Gift Card courtesy of The Final Twist Authors! The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Celebrating The Print Release Of Ann Hinnenkamp's DYAD DREAMS

Today we have two reasons to celebrate today over at our Cyber Launch Party Blog!!

Ann Hinnenkamp's DYAD QUEST, the second book in her paranormal romance series, is being released today in ebook by Cerridwen Press and the first book in her Dyad Series DYAD DREAMS was just recently released in Print!

DYAD DREAMS by Ann Hinnenkamp

Eleanor Hennen is a voice artist longing for some excitement in her quiet life. Then her sister disappears and her life changes forever when she accepts help from a gorgeous man who might not even be human.

Enigmatic Jacob Hastings serves an immortal and lives in a dark world of secrets and intrigue. His lonely existence is turned upside down when he is assigned the task of protecting Eleanor.

Eleanor unravels the mysteries surrounding Jacob as they battle kidnappers, supernatural forces and their growing passion for each other while on the dangerous quest to find her sister.



WIN - Join the party and leave Ann a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party and you'll get your name in the hat for a free download of the first book in her Dyad Series, DYAD DREAMS, a black silk DYAD DREAMS sleep mask, a DYAD QUEST chapter booklet and a "The Dyads are Coming" bookmark! One runner-up will win the sleep mask, chapter booklet and bookmark. The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat!

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Marie Treanor's THE DEVIL AND VIA Just Released In Print

Sun, sex and Satanism - and Via is the chief sacrifice...

The seventh child of a seventh child, Via has always lived a life just shy of normal. That life is also a mess. She hears things other people don't, and has prophetic dreams she can never quite remember. Eager to escape, she jumps at the chance for a cushy summer job in Italy - where her life goes from merely messy to downright disastrous.

Taxi driver Giancarlo knows what it's like to feel vulnerable, and can bear any burden - except pity. Rescuing Via from the clutches of a nightmarish satanic cult comes easy. Shielding his heart from her determination to become his lover is a different story. But in her irresistible arms, he begins to believe it's worth the risk.

Then Via discovers why she is the target of Marinuzzi, a murderous Satanist. He wants her newly unleashed psychic gifts for himself, and he'll do anything to convince her to give them up, including trap Via into an impossible choice.

A choice that would save Giancarlo's life - but take away his reason to live.

Warning: This book by Marie Treanor contains edge-of-the-seat sexual tension, some adult language and scenes of satanic orgy. This book is also available in ebook.

Denise Skelton's New Romance Now Available In Print and Ebook

UNTIL NOW... by Denise Skelton

Terry Meyers' life seems to be falling apart. Her husband left her and their 2 sons for a woman 10 years her junior, she has a mortgage that she can't afford, a car that stays broken more than it works and a son who's going through puberty and seems set to drive her crazy in the process. Add to that the desire to go into business with her cousin, who is adamant that that will never happen and Terry believes her life could not get much worse.

But as things seem to go from bad, to worse, Terry decides it's time to take stock in her life. First on the list, handle her deadbeat future ex-husband. Second, find a new career. Third, swear off men, what's the point, she always chooses the wrong one, always ends up being used or hurt. Until Now...

Wade Nelson has moved back to Chicago to work as the new English teacher at Jefferson high. His strained relationship with his father has kept him away for many years. What his family doesn't know is that Wade has another agenda for being back in Chicago.

When Wade meets feisty Terry Meyers, the last thing he's thinking about is being in a relationship with anyone, let alone a woman who has two children, but Terry has a way of finding herself in rather strange situations and he just happened to be the one there to bail her out. With a past that he has never put to rest, Wade, by no means, considered the idea of settling down. Until Now...


Denise Skelton is an avid reader who's often found reading four or five books simultaneously. Born and raised in Baltimore, MD, Denise is a part of a close-knit family and is lovingly supported by her husband, three daughters and two sons. Skelton draws inspiration from everyday life. As a US Army veteran and former private investigator, who's just about seen it all, she often awakes with exciting new creative ideas flowing through her mind like a river of words.

Acclaimed author Holly Chase Williams, said, "The emotional satisfaction you experienced as My Everything's mysteries were solved and the conflicts resolved stuck with you long after you turned the final page".


Friday, November 6, 2009

A Brand New Release Kicks Off A New Series For Judith Rochelle

She didn't know why her late father's partner wanted to kill her or who the man was he was planning with. Only luck put her in place to overhear the conversation. But the threat was enough to send Kathryn Holt on a frantic flight, taking with her a flash drive that held the secrets of his business. With a big target painted on her back, mediocre, easily led Kathryn Holt became feisty and inventive Kate Griffin. But even Kate reached her limit the night her junker car broke down in the middle of Texas until Quinn, mysterious dark knight with secrets of his own appeared out of the night. Soon scorching sex was neutralizing the intense fear she'd been living with and Quinn was ready to slay her dragons. But two shootings and two brushes with death nearly cost Kate her life and almost destroyed Quinn, bringing back memories he thought he'd buried. With the bad guys finally out of commission, will Kate and Quinn be able to salvage the passion that still smolders between them?

Book one in Judith Rochelle's The Protectors Series is also available in ebook.


WIN - Join the party and leave Judith a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party and you'll get your name in the hat for an autographed copy of Judith's SCENT OF DANGER and lots of author goodies. The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Reissue Bundle of Two Lori Foster Classics: Outrageous and Taken

OUTRAGEOUS - He Was Totally Outrageous! One minute, the sexy-as sin cop was rescuing Emily Cooper from drunken hoodlums. Five minutes later he was tearing his clothes off in front of a group of voracious women. What kind of man was he-and why couldn't Emily keep her hands off him?

She was totally irresistable! Judd Sanders couldn't believe it when beautiful, wide-eyed Emily started poking her gorgeous little nose into his dealings on the lower east side. She was obviously a menace to herself-and his libido. Worse, she'd blow his cover. For little Emily know that Judd really was a cop-whose cover left him a little too "uncovered" for his liking...

RILEY - Men who risk their lives . . . and their hearts.

THE BAD GUY - Regina Foxworth has no clue why an unknown assailant is out to get a small-town reporter like her. Or why the police won't take her concerns seriously. So Regina gets a guard dog — make that a four-pound "guard" Chihuahua! — and signs up for self-defense classes. But defending herself is not on her mind when sexy instructor Riley Moore has her pinned to the mat.

THE GOOD GUY - With Regina vulnerable beneath him on his gym floor, Riley breaks out in a possessive sweat. He wants her, but first he has to protect her. She needs more than her "don't-muss-myhair" style of defense and that ridiculous so called dog. Riley is ex-SWAT — and his new life as an evidence tech hasn't softened his lethal training one bit. But Regina isn't quite the princess she seems, and she's about to catch him off guard!

Tuesday, October 20, 2009

New EC Anthology Features Story By Cheryl Dragon

New Ellora's Cave paperback anthology features stories from five fantastic EC authors, including our own Cheryl Dragon.

Curse of the Mexican Opal by Cheryl Dragon

Sex when or where you can get caught was always a turn-on for Gina and Jason - until they actually got caught.

She dumped him, trying to deny her wild side, but now six months later she's calling him for help. A bracelet with a kinky curse requires his paranormal expertise. But before they can cleanse the bracelet, they're up to their old tricks in her jewelry shop and having new fun on videotape.

Gina can't get enough but can she take the chance again? She trusts Jason. A good man who shares her sexual kink is hard to find but she's not sure she can trust herself not to overreact when he wants more...

Other stories included in the anthology are Black Opals by Crystal Jordan, Set in Stone by L.A. Day, Man Candy by Rena Marks and Public Displays of Affection by Leannan McLlyr.

Six Sizzling Stories Of Older Women/Younger Men Romantica

A new Ellora's Cave Sophisticate Anthology of six sizzling stories of sexy older women and their hot young lovers features Cheryl Dragon's novella 9 1/2 YEARS.

Officer Eric Duncan knows just when to pounce. Whether it's a criminal or the sexy Lt. Lisa Zimmer. For three years she's brushed him off as too young. Her advice - date women in your own decade! But Eric has done his own detective work and for a few months they'll both be in their thirties.

It takes skill and self-control to get her off in a public place but she no longer doubts their chemistry. Working together on a case proves the problems she feared are real but he doesn't want to work with her. Eric must convince Lisa that they can have their careers and a passionate relationship. What's nine and a half years when the sex is this good?

Other stories include: YOUNG STUD by Ruth D. Kerce, LOVE THY NEIGHBOR by Amy Ruttan, BUILT TO LAST by Sierra Dafoe, CONVINCING SILVIA by Erin Aislinn and OUT OF CONTROL by Eve Savage.


Thursday, October 15, 2009

New From JM Snyder - A Single-Author Anthology of Gay Romance

Eight short contemporary stories celebrating gay love in its many forms are now in one paperback collection from award-winning author JM Snyder.

From falling in love for the first time to mending a broken relationship to spending a lifetime shared, each of the stories in this collection offer a glimpse into the lives of gay men who live and love together. While a few of these stories are available in anthologies, they are collected here for the first time.

The short stories in this collection are available separately as e-books, but are only available in print in this single-author paperback collection. Contains the following stories: Afflicted, Caught Off Base, Henry and Jim, His Song, Love In The Library, Maybe, Skaterboy, This Christmas.

Order SO IN LOVE through CreateSpace and save 20% with this code - EB9P4EKJ

WIN - Celebrate with JM today at our Cyber Launch Party Blog and leave with some great goodies! Everyone gets a free download of JM's story LOVE IN THE LIBRARY and a free download of FOREPLAY (a collection of excerpts)! Everyone who emails JM at
JMS(at)JMSNYDER.net with their address gets an envelope full of goodies! And one lucky reader who leaves a comment or question for JM on the blog, gets their name in the hat for an autographed copy of SO IN LOVE given away tomorrow morning! That's what I call a party!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Four Delicious Lori Foster Christmas Novellas Now Available In One Anthology

Sparkling days, crackling fires, long steamy nights... Christmas is all about making memories. In four delicious tales of seduction and romance, New York Times bestselling author Lori Foster brings you all the pleasures of the season, and then some.

Booker Dean knows exactly what he wants for Christmas: his next-door neighbor, Frances Kennedy. And he's got a gift planned for her that involves lots of delicious unwrapping.

Officer Parker Ross hates Christmas, while Lily Donaldson lives for it. But he's willing to be converted, especially when Lily is the one doing the persuading.

Sergeant Osbourne Decker suspects pet psychic Marci Churchill is barking mad, but she's also a knockout. And when she's accused of stealing a donkey from the local nativity scene, he can't stop thinking about frisking her.

Furious at her cheating fiancé, Beth Monroe decides to enjoy a payback tryst with his gorgeous best friend, and finds that revenge is best served hot and sweet.


WIN - Join the party and leave Lori a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party and you'll get your name in the hat for A VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS an anthology featuring Lori Foster, Gemma Bruce and Janice Maynard. The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat! The winner will be announced right there, tomorrow - so be sure to check back!

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

A New Southern Fried Fairy Tale From LuAnn McLane


A new Southern Fried Fairy Tale

At sixteen, Dakota Dunn was America's Pop Princess. Now twenty-five, she's all grown up-and definitely washed up. She decides to head to her parents' lakefront retreat in Tennessee, fixing to write songs and transform her image from squeaky clean to kickin' country.

Turns out her folks have handed things over to sexy, if cranky, cowboy Trace Coleman - a former bull riding champion benched by injuries. He's none too happy about Dakota's arrival - and makes no secret of it. But though Trace is rough around the edges, Dakota feels a pull of attraction she can't quite shake. For all his brooding, Trace has an animal magnetism that may just lead Dakota to dig in her heels and hold on tight...


WIN - To get your name in the hat for an autographed copy of LuAnn's first Southern Fried Fairy Tale, REDNECK CINDERELLA, leave LuAnn a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party Blog. The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat! The winner will be announced right here, tomorrow - so be sure to check back!

Monday, October 5, 2009

Judith Rochelle's SCENT OF DANGER Now Available In Print

SCENT OF DANGER is Book 3 in Judith Rochelle's Phoenix Agency series but may be read as a stand-alone story.

Kelly Monroe was shocked when her Caucasian Ovcharka took an immediate liking to - even bonding with - Rick Latrobe, a partner in the high-profile Phoenix Agency. Ovcharkas are known for linking only with their owners. But Xena is picking up Rick's wavelength, very much aware when an attempt is made on Rick's life, and driving Kelly crazy with signals of danger when Rick ferries a shipment of arms to a private security cadre in Iraq. Kelly is coached by members of the Lotus Circle to expand the psychic link between the three of them - man, woman and dog.

Kelly and Rick soon realize they are falling in love, and as Rick scrambles to learn who's behind the whole mess, the relationship he and Kelly have deepens, also strengthening the link with Xena. It is Xena who becomes the real heroine, constantly signaling when danger is at hand and sniffing out the killers.

This book is also available in ebook.


WIN - To get your name in the hat for an autographed copy of Book One in her Phoenix Agency Series - ALWAYS ON MY MIND, leave Judith a question or comment today over on our Cyber Launch Party Blog. The more comments you make, the more times your name goes in the hat! The winner will be announced right there, tomorrow - so be sure to check back!

Friday, October 2, 2009

The Print Version Of Book One In Sam Cheever's God's Of Love Series Now On Sale At EC

Join the Sam Cheever Fan Club and get goodies, special early updates, and a chance to have your name in one of her books! How COOL is THAT!!!

Daphne Charissa isn't a chubby little guy with wings and a quiver of arrows. But she does belong to the Cupid race - a race of devastatingly beautiful creatures who excel at helping others find love, while remaining loveless themselves throughout their long lives.

When Daphne falls in love with Bion Chronos, she launches the two of them into a direct confrontation with the Furies as they fight to protect their own love and win release from the curse of lovelessness for the whole Cupid race. The problem is, the Furies have no intention of letting them win, and the lovers can't seem to keep their hands off each other long enough to form a coherent plan.

It's gonna be an interesting battle in this new erotic fantasy from award-winning author Sam Cheever.

This book is also available in ebook.


Thursday, October 1, 2009

Story By Lucy Monroe Featured In New Harlequin Presents Dual

Rich, hot-blooded, passionate...These Mediterranean men are irresistible!

The Greek Tycoon's Inherited Bride by Lucy Monroe

Phoebe's betrothal to his brother meant she was forbidden to him, and honour was the code Greek billionaire Spiros Petronides lived by. But with one kiss Spiros knew he had to claim her as his!

Back in the Spaniard's Bed by Trish Morey

Leah Mitchell had left Alejandro Rodriguez because she'd over-stepped the boundaries of a mistress and fallen in love! The Spaniard's arrogance angers her, but his touch ignites her, so when Alejandro storms back into her life, how can Leah deny him?

Buy the Book

The Latin Lover was the #1 bestseller on eBooks and #3 bestseller for Harlequin.com as well as being #5 on the Borders Group Top 10 Romance and listed on Nielson Bookscan's national bestsellers lists.

WIN - To celebrate its release, AuthorIsland.com is throwing a cyber launch party today - check it out for a chance to win!

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Reissue Just Released Of Lori Foster's 2004 Reader Favorite

Lori Foster's classic 2004 reader favorite, THE SECRET LIFE OF BRYAN, has been reissued with a new cover!

Bounty hunter Bryan Kelly has a few rules. Rule #1: Women are for fun, not commitment. Rule #2: He'll do anything for his twin brother, even switch places in order to find out who wants to sabotage the naive preacher's charity organization. Playing benefactor to a bunch of sassy, flirtatious prostitutes means that Bryan will have to be his brother - in every way that counts. But then, he hadn't counted on Shay Sommers. Keeping his cool around the luscious lady of the night with the big heart is doing nothing to keep his thoughts pure, which brings him to instant Rule #3: If you can't avoid temptation, succumb with abandon...

Being mistaken for a hooker. Well that's certainly a new one for Shay. The society pages icon has made her name in charity work. Still, this could be her chance to help these girls from the inside out, if she can play the part just right. It certainly won't be hard to act the street siren with the gorgeous preacher who runs the place, even if he does seem less like a shepherd and much more like a wolf in a clerical collar...one with a hungry look that's making Shay feel she might be his next dinner...

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Soul Wisdom Volume Two Just Re-issued At Lower Price

SOUL WISDOM Volume Two: Other Spirit Messages by Marion Webb-De Sisto

A second book that shares further details about the author's unusual experiences with the spirit world. Are you interested in holding a seance, learning how to remember your dreams, or curious about Excalibur? This book will be of help because, yes, these intriguing topics and many more are included in this fascinating read.

There's information concerning ancient times, e.g. what life was like on the lost continents of Mu and Atlantis, also how the ibis-headed god Thoth helped birth the land of Ancient Egypt. You can discover where and how humans will exist in the distant future and learn about soulmates, animals' auras and chakra systems, true and false karma and possible realities.

 Soul Wisdom, Volume Two is a "must have" for anyone who enjoys delving into the paranormal. It has previously been placed in the top 100 of Amazon's Category Sales Ranks for books about Channeling.


Friday, September 25, 2009

Two Of Cheryl Dragon's Serena Troy Stories Just Released In Paperback

Cheryl Dragon breathes fire into her new paperback anthology containing two Serena Troy Stories.

Black on Blonde
Sex is her life - at least it's her job. Serena Troy is a powerful witch who has dedicated her life to protecting humans from supernatural sexual predators. When she meets an evil witch who matches her powers, Serena has to pull out all her tricks to rescue a human sex slave from a hell dimension.

It begins with a sex spell and an orgy but Serena gets a novice trainee who lets the witch escape. With the help of a sexy changeling, Serena must combat the residue left by the sex spells, which leaves them sexually crazed at every turn. It's up to her to rescue the human while she protects others from the evil witch out to fulfill her own fetish.

Organic witch Serena Troy is used to having all sorts of wild sex in her job as a senior agent in the Sexual Misconduct Division of the Supernatural Enforcement Agency. But when her trainee Josh splits into five individuals, each with a different insatiable kink, she has to track them all down and reunite them before he ends up dead or irrevocably altered.

But even this free-spirited organic has her own taboos, and Serena has to face hers to save Josh. From werewolf orgies to vampire blood banquets and caveman retreats, she sees - and engages in - more sex in one day than most people have in a decade. It's a kinky job, but someone has to do it.

Note: This book contains same-gender sex.

Friday, September 11, 2009

Book 2 In Judith Rochelle's Action-Packed Scorpio Team Series Just Released

The Scorpio Team Series by Judith Rochelle



It’s best to read the books in order.

Dino Brancuzzi had harbored a latent desire for Jennifer LaCroix for twelve years, but then she was a matched pair with his friend, Ethan Caine. Then Ethan calls him late one night to tell him she’s shown up on his doorstep, with her daughter, and the killers from a stolen antiquities ring hot on her trail. Hiding her in his home in Key West while he and Ethan search for the killers, all the old feelings come bubbling to the surface and passion explodes between them in the heat of a tropical night. Can he find the killers in time to save Jen and her daughter? Can the three of them have a future together after all this time?

This book will also be available in ebook soon.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Kay Stockham's New Tulanes of Tennessee Book Released Today!

Talk about being in over your head!

Dr. Ethan Tulane is juggling more than even his type A personality can handle. Between his new job as chief of surgery and learning to be a dad to Simon, his adopted son, Ethan is desperate. Enter Megan Rose, the temporary nanny. Simon bonds instantly with her, which makes Ethan heave a sigh of relief - even as he notices she's very good-looking.

It's not long before they're exploring those sparks between them. Megan might be the one woman he could have forever with. Too bad there's something she's not sharing - something that could send her to the door before he can talk commitment. Ethan can't let that happen, so it's time for the big guns - letting Simon persuade her!

Promotion from nanny to mom?

A new release in Kay Stockham's Tulanes of Tennessee Series.

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Sunday, September 6, 2009

A New Inspirational Romance From C Fern Cook

Carla's life has been turned upside down the last few years. Newly divorced and a new graduate, she moves across country to start life over as the pastor for the Brahma Community Church. Brahma, South Dakota appears to be deserted as the nearby Badlands. The western culture and the nearby Indian reservations open up a whole new world to her.

The best part of her new job is meeting Owen. With his mother being Lakota and his father being Irish, Owen embodies the best of two different cultures.

The moment he meets Carla he knows he has found what he has been waiting for, but convincing Carla will be a another thing.

Things are complicated enough for Carla without having to juggle a new relationship too, but maybe Owen is the best thing that could happen to her.

All the characters in Fern Cook's stories are at the crossroads of life. It's their chance to grow or run and hide. It's their chance to prove themselves or a time to blend into the background with everyone else.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Lorelei James' Rough, Raw And Ready Now In Print!

...Torn between the love he has...and the love he's always wanted.

Chassie West Glanzer hasn't been a stranger to drama and tragedy. A year of wedded bliss to sexy-as-sin cowboy Trevor Glanzer has brought her the happiness and contentment she never thought she'd find, and mellowed Trevor's rodeo wanderlust. Then Trevor's old roping partner ambles up the driveway - and Chassie's life changes drastically.

Trevor never expected to see Edgard Mancuso again, after it became clear he couldn't be the man Edgard needed. Now Edgard is back from Brazil to sort out their tangled past, and Trevor is plagued with feelings he thought he'd buried over three years ago. Although Trevor is hat-over-bootheels in love with his sweet, feisty wife, the sense his life is missing a piece has always gnawed at him.

Chassie's shock that Edgard and Trevor were once lovers turns to fear of losing her husband. Or worse, fear that Trevor will stay with her only out of a sense of duty. Yet as the three of them spend time together, the sins of the past blur and fade, leaving raw emotion - and unbridled passion.

Passion that could heal...or cause irreparable damage to their future.

Warning: this book by Lorelei James contains unbelievably explicit sex, including multiple cowboy/cowgirl/cowboy menage scenes, juicy, hot, male on male action, a bucketful of politically incorrect situations and true Western ideology

Rough Riders Series Book 5 - also available in ebook.

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Thursday, August 27, 2009

Two New Shadowdweller Stories By Jacquelyn Frank In One Paperback Release

Beyond our world lies a land where darkness reigns - the land of the virile, sensual Shadowdwellers. Yet their mysterious abilities are no match for the power of desire...

Double Your Pleasure...two Shadowdweller stories by Jacquelyn Frank in one!

Discipline. Penance. Order. A Sanctuary priest's life revolves around such things. But when Sagan is taken captive and thrust into the Alaskan wilderness, he encounters a woman who challenges his faith and his self-control. Valera is a natural born witch who almost lost herself to the lure of dark magic. By rights, Sagan should shun her, but convention will count for nothing in the face of a passion that could change the world of the Shadowdwellers forever...

As Chancellor of the Shadowdwellers, Malaya's first duty is to her people. Her bodyguard, Guin, knows this only too well. For tradition's sake, Malaya must marry, and the thought of this lush, vibrant, woman in a loveless union is impossible for him to bear. Guin loves Malaya - not as a subject loves his queen but as a man craves a woman. And even if he cannot keep her, he'll show her everything she stands to lose...

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Last Book In LL Foster's Servant Series Hits Shelves Today!

In the 3rd installment of LL Foster's Servant series, Gabrielle Cody finds herself living with super-detective Luther Cross, while also hunting a deranged killer who wants to be a vampire. Blood drained bodies are left in the wake of a murdering spree. Because the homeless, transient and addicted are targeted, it makes it very difficult for Luther and the rest of the police force to track down the villain.

But for Gaby, finding the psychopath is only a small part of the difficulty. This lunatic knows Gaby, in some ways better than she knows herself.

Is it possible a long lost relative has located her? With family ties involved, and Luther's nearness interfering with her perception of evil, Gaby is up for her biggest challenge – both as a paladin, and a woman experiencing the first hint of love.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Long-Awaited Book II In Sandy Lender's Choices Trilogy Hits Shelves Today

Fantasy fans have been clamoring for this one! Choices Meant for Kings from Fantasy Author Sandy Lender is GIRL POWER fantasy all the way, but…now that prophecies stack up against the highest active god in Onweald, the lovely Chariss has to choose between the dragon that courts her and the ostracized kings of the Southlands for help.

There’s no doubt: Chariss is in danger. Her geasa is hampered by the effects of a friend’s marriage. The dashing Nigel Taiman hides something from her, yet demands she stay at his family’s estate where he and her wizard guardian intend to keep her safe. But the sorcerer Lord Drake and Julette The Betrayer know she’s there, and their monstrous army marches that way.

When prophecies stack up to threaten an arrogant deity, Chariss must choose between the dragon that courts her and the ostracized kings of the Southlands for help. Evil stalks her at every turn and madness creeps over the goddess who guides her. Can an orphan-turned-Protector resist the dark side of her heritage? Or will she sacrifice all to keep her god-charge safe?

Order the hardcover at a 25% discount direct from the publisher now, or order the eBook for only $3.99 direct from the publisher.

Sunday, August 23, 2009

New Paperback Anthology of Historical Gay Romance From JM Snyder

From the pen of J. M. Snyder, best-selling author of gay erotic romance, comes three historical tales of renegades, rebels, and rogues.

Previously available only in electronic format, these novellas have now been combined for a paperback edition! Included are the tales...

Old West, 1880s. When cattle rustler Jesse McCray first meets Ethan Phillips, an idealistic tenderfoot passing through Defiance on his way to the California coast, he falls hard. But the cattle baron who runs Defiance has a grudge against Jesse's friends. The price on the rustlers' heads brands them as outlaws. Can Jesse protect Ethan from the lawmen gunning for him and his comrades?

Colonial Java, 1883. Eduard van De Lier's wife Marien knows of his indiscretions with the dark-skinned natives, but she stays silent...until a former lover, Reza, shows up with thoughts of blackmail. A crewman Eduard wooed on the ship that brought them to Java, Reza is the last person Eduard expects to find in his drawing room. Seeing his first dark lover again ignites Eduard's lust. But before things can heat up between them, their world explodes - literally - when the unstable island of Krakatoa erupts.

Alaskan Territory, early 1900s. Bounty hunter Emmett Ward aches for more than friendship from his partner Jack Robison. When a new bounty sends the pair north, they run into Monty Becker, who takes an interest in Emmett. Despite Jack's warnings, Emmett is drawn to the charismatic Becker, until he learns of the past Jack and Monty share...

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Friday, August 14, 2009

A New Futuristic Erotic Romance From Marie Treanor And Wild Rose Press

This title by Marie Treanor was previously nominated for both a TRS CAPA Award and Ecataromance Reviewers' Choice Award...

A future world, devastated by a deadly virus…a dangerous attraction that defies the laws of segregation.

In the forbidden zone of Edinburgh’s old town, Catriona Whithorn, a privileged lawyer escaping her dull life and a depressing divorce, becomes Cat, a blues singer in a sleazy bar. When she encounters Magic, a mysterious and sexy street magician, Catriona is drawn deeper into his world, where living for the moment leads to uninhibited pleasure--and a deadly struggle for freedom. For nothing is as it seems.

No stranger to illusion, Magic’s carefree exterior hides a man ruthless enough to do whatever it takes to protect the only family he knows—the people of the old town. When Cat enlists his help to find her missing ex-husband, Magic takes her into his care and into his bed. But he isn't fool enough to believe she wants more than a rough tumble and won't soon return to the comfort and security of the safe zone.

Yet as they uncover layers of abuse, corruption and an undeniable conspiracy of oppression--with Cat's own family at its core--she and Magic must face impossible choices that threaten to divide them forever.

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

The Final Book In Georgia Evans' Brytewood Series Now Available

BLOODY RIGHT by Georgia Evans
Brytewood, England November 1940
Publication date: August 2009
ISBN: 0-7582-3483-X

It will take all of Brytewood's Others to save their village from destruction in the climax of a Georgia Evans' supernatural trilogy.

Gryffyth Pendragon has done his bit for the war effort when he comes back to sleepy Brytewood from the battlefront at Trondheim. It cost him a leg, and his chance to use his dragon's strength against the Nazis - or so he thinks. Until he finds out that his little village is facing a plague of vampire spies set on delivering it to the Third Reich. They've come up with a plan that, if they can pull it off, might break all of Britain's will to fight...

But there are more allies for Gryffyth in Brytewood than he'd ever imagined, and while a doctor, a nurse, a schoolteacher, and a couple of sexagenarians doesn't sound like much of a battle force to him, there's more to his cohorts than meets the eye. Against ancient and impossibly powerful agents of evil, they will need every man, woman, and dragon-shifter they can get...

Sunday, August 9, 2009

LL Publication's Bestselling Black Comedy Now Available In Print

"Even the best vampires need a good smack..."

Sid Tillsley is a forty-six year old benefit-fraudster, from Middlesbrough, and one thing sets him apart from his northern brethren. Yes, he's an overweight alcoholic, and he's also sexist, homophobic and a lazy git... but what makes him different is that he can kill vampires with a single punch.

Now, as you can imagine, killing a vampire with a big haymaker is pretty amazing. After all, they are big hard bastards who can regenerate and stuff, and if anyone could kill them, Dracula would never have lived up to his tough-guy persona. So, when Sid kills a vampire, whom he wrongly suspects as being a homosexual dogger trying it on with him, the whole vampire world is thrown into a state of shock.

In the north-east, another monster has arisen, and one who doesn't subscribe to 'Tits.' A vampire beast is stalking the Yorkshire moors, mutilating and destroying everything in its path. The vampire elders realise that the Firmamentum has cast its shadow on the world once more. A phenomenon which happens every few millennia, where a human and a vampire are born ultimately powerful and destined to oppose each other. If Sid doesn't face the vampire monster, it will jeopardise the relative peace between the species and full-blown war will be inevitable.

That's all well and good, but Sid just wants to get pissed down the pub with his mates, and, maybe, just maybe, end his two year drought with the ladies. Besides, Sid has more important things to worry about... the benefit office are on to him, and, if they see him scrapping, they'll know that his bad back and dodgy heart are all a load of bollocks.

Available in ebook or print from LL Publications and in print or Kindle from Amazon.

Excerpts available on Mark Jackman's Website

***THE GREAT RIGHT HOPE is today's Book of the Day - so check it out on AuthorIsland.com's front page - maybe you could win yourself a copy!

Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Book Two In Heidi Betts' Chicks With Sticks Trilogy Just Released

Don't miss a stitch in Heidi Betts' sexy, funny "Chicks with Sticks" trilogy!

Chicks with Sticks – Book 2


Jenna Langan knows what she wants, and as she tells her best friends after their weekly knitting group, she doesn't need a man to give it to her...only a few of his best swimmers. And just because her marriage to undercover vice cop Gage Marshall ended badly doesn't mean he can't still give her the baby she's always wanted. In fact, she's willing to bet a couple of her favorite hand-knit boas that she can tie him up in knots he'll definitely enjoy...


An unexpected seduction is one thing, but stud service? No, thank you. Gage had his reasons for pulling the plug on his happily ever after with Jenna, and nothing that's happened since their divorce has changed his mind. That is, until Jenna got it into her head to tie him up and drag him down. Now he has no choice but to stick around until he knows for sure if his ex-wife is pregnant. But the more time he spends with Jenna, the more his resolve begins to unravel...

Sexy New Menage Anthology From Samhain Features Story by Lorelei James

Three fantastic authors, three smoking hot stories, three's company!

Wicked Garden by Lorelei James
Billy ran out on Eden the night of prom. Now he's back and she's hoping a fling will finally untangle him from her past. She hadn't counted on his wicked side - or the return of old lover Jon - to appeal so strongly to her dark, hidden desires.

A Question of Trust by Jess Dee
Gabriel fulfills every one of Madeline's sexual fantasies. Until he introduces her to his best friend, Connor. Suddenly Maddie's horizons are expanding in a whole new direction that breaks all the rules.

Nice and Naughty by Jayne Rylon
Alexa limits her adrenaline rushes to boardroom negotiations - until she indulges in a high-octane encounter on the hood of her sports car. Justin is supposed to be just a refreshing summer affair, but he's called for the kind of backup that shifts the odds in love's favor.
Warning: This anthology contains m-f-m passion, smoking hot brothers for double the trouble and double the fun, creative use of a weight bench and bonding over bondage.

Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Karen Kelley's Sexy Sci Fi Now Available In Mass Paperback

Take me to your leader. Come to think of it, just take me.

Planet Nerak was perfect - no disease, no darkness, no hunger - until an expedition to Earth brought back an unwanted guest. Enter one talented Nerakian named Lara, sent on a special fact-finding mission in the vast region called Texas. Fortunately, a warrior (he calls himself a "cop") named Sam Jones has offered to help. Unfortunately, Sam's skill at sex is quite distracting - as are plenty other earthly delights, like the dangerously addictive substance called chocolate. Temptations such as these could seriously compromise Lara's - ahem - research...

Crazy, that's what Sam is. What sane man would voluntarily isolate himself in the Texas woods with an alien, not to mention a female one with a superiority complex, legs that won't quit, and a penchant for walking around buck naked? Between bragging about her home planet and levitating, Lara wastes no time getting on Sam's last nerve...and even less time getting into his bed. Talk about going where no man has gone before. Of course, when you're from Texas, nothing -not even an entire planet - is going to stop you from getting what you want.

Mass market re-release of Karen Kelley's Planet Nerak Series begins summer 2009.

Anthology Features Brand-New Stories By Lori Foster, LL Foster And Erin McCarthy

The darkest hour is before the dawn... in this sinful new anthology where the dark and light sides of desire collide in four brand-new novellas by three of today's hottest authors.

New York Times Bestselling Author Lori Foster National Bestselling Authors L. L. Foster Erin McCarthy

Embrace the darkness and experience the light in this all-new anthology filled with touching stories of happily ever after alongside smoldering tales of irresistibly dangerous, otherworldly passion. From bewitching emotions and untamed desire to dazzling romance and tantalizing sensuality, these novellas explore the complex facets of the human heart - both the light side and the dark.

Read the excerpt from the L.L. Foster novella, Total Control.
Read the excerpt from the Erin McCarthy novella, Deal or No Deal
Read the excerpt from the Lori Foster novella, Have Mercy

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