Wednesday, February 15, 2012

The Naughty After Dark Blog Hop

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Hello Everyone, thanks for stopping by!

First off, I want to thank Nikki over at Close Encounter With The Night Kind and Natasha Blackthorne for hosting this blog hop today: Thanks Nikki and Natasha!!

So ladies (and gents) are you ready to win some naughty, naughty prizes?

Here's what I'm offering up for your delectation: A free e-copy of my naughty fairy tale romance comedy romp, DIAMONDS AND TOADS, as well as either a kindle edition e-copy or a PDF of my naughty contemporary romance novella A STRANGER'S KISS to THREE (3) lucky winners!

NOTE: For today ONLY (15Feb), my newest novella, A STRANGER'S KISS IS STILL BEING
OFFERED FOR FREE ON AMAZON
(just click the novel cover pic below and it will lead you to the Amazon sales page)

So, if you're one of the lucky ones who stop by TODAY (15 Feb) and get the free download, AND you're even luckier STILL by being one of the WINNERS of the GIVEAWAY, then I will gladly substitute my OTHER naughty contemporary romance, LOVE IS THE DRUG in its place.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!mrgreen



Blurb:
When two lonely strangers meet in a bar on Valentine’s Day, they take passionate solace in each other’s arms, little knowing that they will soon meet again as business associates.

Karen Samuels has sworn off emotionally unavailable men, deciding her time will be much better spent building her fledgling graphic art company.

David Anderson, a widower of seven months is still deep in mourning and battling survivor’s guilt. Determined to open the restaurant that had been his wife’s dream, and on the recommendation of his best friend, he hires a graphic artist, sight unseen, to create the perfect logo.

SHE knows his heart belongs to another.

HE knows he could give her his heart, but he doesn’t deserve to be happy again.

THEY know that falling in love will only bring more agony and despair.

But, FATE knows otherwise.

Here's an excerpt:


CHAPTER ONE
The Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

The muffled bu-bump of what sounded like a door shutting jolted Karen from the black void of sleep and her eyes snapped open. For several seconds confusion reigned until her mind registered the familiar: the white wicker chair with pink and aqua floral print cushion in the corner, her latest bargain bookstore purchases stacked on the floor next to it, her stuffed-full-with-clothes-and-shoes closet with its door swung wide.

She blinked several times and rolled onto her back allowing her head to continue the arc all the way through, hoping the light streaming through the old-fashioned sheers on her window would wake her more fully. Her brain sloshed in her cranium and the dull ache spiked into a sharp throbbing pain. As she winced, her gaze fell to the pillow next to hers and landed on an unexpected dent, the exact shape and size of another’s head. In spite of her pounding brain, she jackknifed into a sitting position and the chill air of the room pebbled her naked flesh. Her heart thudded against her ribs as trepidation snaked through her body and mind. “Whose head? How? When?”

* * *

David scraped his hand over the right side of his face and jaw, massaging the tense, sore muscles underneath his stubbled skin. At the same time, he turned the steering wheel and made the right turn onto the residential street that housed the townhouse he’d just fled from in agitation and shame. His eyes were dry from lack of sleep and lack of non-alcoholic liquid nourishment. He’d awakened in a stranger’s bed, the reminder that they’d done more than sleep hanging damp and limp from the end of his spent dick. He’d had sex with a stranger. His stomach churned in revolt. He still couldn’t believe it. An ache of despair formed in his chest. His wife was probably rolling in her grave.


Micro-mini Blurb:
A sizzling, comic fairytale of two sisters, two hunks, and fairy magic. “Good” Delilah is blessed with wealth and the man she’s loved for ages, except he’s more interested in her newfound millions, while “bad” Isadora, is cursed with blurting obscene quips, just when the man she dumped years before swaggers back into her life.

Excerpt (This is from Part Two, the "Bad" sister, Isadora's story):

“I’ve always expected more of you than I have of your silly half sister.” Her mother slid her hand from Isadora’s arm and took a sip of her wine. “It is you who have the beauty and the brains to get us reinstated in the social register,”—Isadora clenched her fists in her lap, but forced the muscles in her face to remain relaxed—“something that I am not convinced Delilah is going to be able to doeven with the money and the catch she’s made in Chas.”

Isadora felt the heat of anger, of frustration, and of her own disappointment in herself rise up inside her like molten lava. She swiveled around and looked at the band. The first chords of “I’ve Got a Crush on You” filled the air.

A second later, a warm hand fell on her shoulder. She started.

“They’re playing our song—shall we dance?” The familiar smooth-as-KahlĂșa voice sent an unwanted thrill through her.

I only dance with men with 9-figures. “I only dance with men with 9-inchers.”

“Isadora!” her mother said.

A very masculine chuckle followed.

Mouth. Shut!

“Well, you’re in luck then.” He took hold of her hand and lifted her from her seat. She finally looked at him. Sam. Samuel Thomas Slade. The devil incarnate. Still gorgeous as ever. And by the dark tan of his skin and the sun streaks in his chestnut hair, clearly still a slacker scuba dude as well. What a waste.





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16 comments:

  1. Thank you very much, I got my copy!

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  2. Thanks, Anne! Good luck with the Hop!!

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  3. Thanks so much, I was one of the lucky ones, got the copy from Amazon! Sounds like a great read :)

    Eva
    evitap67(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. Thanks for the great giveaway! I didn't know it was free... I missed it :(.
    slinkydennis@yahoo.com

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  5. Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity. Sorry I missed the other book as it sounded good.

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  6. Hi all! I'm glad you stopped by, so sorry you missed the Valentine's Free days. Who knows, you may win a copy instead!

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  7. Some very hot reading.

    author_shannon_leigh at hotmail dot com

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  8. Thank you for the giveaway. I actually got a copy on 2/13.
    June
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

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  9. Darn! I missed the free book! All the books sound really good. Thanks for the giveaway!

    suz2@cox.net

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  10. I got my copy when you tweeted it! Thanks for the book!
    Mel
    bournmelissa@hotmail.com

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  11. Thanks everyone for leaving a comment telling me if you've already downloaded A STRANGER'S KISS while it was still being promo'd for Valentine's Day for free on Amazon. Hope you enjoy the read and good luck with the raffle!!

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  12. Thanks for the great giveaway!
    Ashley A
    ash_app@hotmail.com

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  13. Thank you so much for getting Naughty with us!! Both books sound fabulous!!

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  14. Thanks, Nikki! I've had a blast so far! What a great hop!

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  15. Thanks for the contest!
    -Amber
    goodblinknpark @ yahoo.com

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  16. *sigh
    I missed the free book day! It took me until today to get this far down the list-lol.
    Thank you for the chance to win a great prize!

    ~Ava~
    dragonlady029@aol.com

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