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ICYMI: New Releases by Sylvia Day, Milly Taiden

New Releases from Milly Taiden, Sylvia Day and more!

PARANORMAL

Carly Toblan had a little too much champagne at her best friend’s wedding. Now she’s found herself flirting with a hunky shifter who’s bent on showing her how much he wants her. She’s never been with a shifter but suddenly this curvy girl is hearing the call of the wild up close and personal.

Bear-shifter, Bastien Auberon, knows two things for sure. 1. Carly is his mate and 2. She doesn’t want to want him. Too bad because she does. And he’ll use that unquenchable desire to get her to be his. He’d never used sex to keep a woman before, but in love and war, anything goes.

With her father sending eligible men her way, and someone trying to take his mate from him, Bastien’s ready to roar in frustration. He has a lot to figure out before he can get Carly into a forever state of mind. Claiming a woman had never been this difficult. Good thing he’s so persistent and will let nothing stand in his way.

CONTEMPORARY

This is THE LAST book in the Crossfire series by Sylvia Day

I actually know Sylvia in real life. We met while we were both writing for Ellora’s Cave. I read the first Crossfire novel before it was picked up by a publisher and I was floored! It was the wildest, most dysfunctional, wonderfully crafted piece of writing I’d ever read. It was, in a word, AWESOME!

So pick it up. You won’t be sorry!
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Gideon Cross. Falling in love with him was the easiest thing I’ve ever done. It happened instantly. Completely. Irrevocably.

Marrying him was a dream come true. Staying married to him is the fight of my life. Love transforms. Ours is both a refuge from the storm and the most violent of tempests. Two damaged souls entwined as one.

We have bared our deepest, ugliest secrets to one another. Gideon is the mirror that reflects all my flaws … and all the beauty I couldn’t see. He has given me everything. Now, I must prove I can be the rock, the shelter for him that he is for me. Together, we could stand against those who work so viciously to come between us.

But our greatest battle may lie within the very vows that give us strength. Committing to love was only the beginning. Fighting for it will either set us free … or break us apart.

Heartbreakingly and seductively poignant, One with You is the breathlessly awaited finale to the Crossfire saga, the searing love story that has captivated millions of readers worldwide.

SCI-FI

Gabriel Buchanan is a fighter. Once a marine, now he’s an Admiral and lawyer for Alliance Fleet. He spends his time taking on the tough cases no one else dares to touch. His life changed course after a messy divorce, making him vow never to love again. Until a hot blonde who matches his drive to fight shows up on his watch. She’s a real wildcat–one Gabe wants to get up close and personal with.

Wildcat Lead Warrior, Kelis, has problems of her own keeping amorous young warriors at bay. But that’s the least of her troubles–she has a secret she wants to keep at all costs. For Kelis is not just any warrior but the daughter of a Warlord with impeccable bloodlines. To her dismay, her father gives her an assignment she can’t refuse–infiltrating Alliance Fleet.

Gabe is pissed when the beautiful but lethal Kelis puts his protection detail in the medbay. What will he do when he finds out she’s his now personal bodyguard?

Sparks fly and tensions run high because Wildcats do it better…A statement Gabe is more than happy to put to the test. All…night…long.

MENAGE-A-TROIS

Khlyen is HAWT…in a scary kind of way

I’m watching Serenity for the millionth time and it just never gets old. I’m an old sci-fi junkie, and have been since I got my first taste of Star Trek back in the 70’s as a kid.

I swear my goal in life is to find a way to stay young and healthy until technology can make it possible for me to date Commander Data from Star Trek: The New Generation!

I’ve made it pretty darn clear that my current love affair is with the Killjoys franchise, courtesy of the Syfy channel. I don’t think there’s a character, whether good guy or bad guy, that I don’t like. Even the coldest, most calculating character (a guy named Khlyen played by Rob Stewart) is a character I love to hate. In a word he’s brilliant…and gorgeous. Okay, that’s two words, but you get my point.

If you need a bit more of Rob, here you go. Then scroll down for a preview of my own sci-fi romance novel, Hide No More. The star of that particular show is a kick-butt, sexy woman who really knows her guns, and the man who loves to show her his own brand of weapon.

Hide No More

Blurb: Scharsi has spent years hiding from the Amalgamation. They are the definition of evil in her world. Now she must hunt one of their agents who killed the only man who ever loved her. Hand cannons primed, no one will stand in her way.

Tanil, an Amalgamation officer left for dead by his own crew, must avoid capture. On the run, wounded and weak, he comes upon the one woman in the ‘verse he should be running from. But Scharsi isn’t what the government claims she is–a born and bred killer.

Deadly? Absolutely…but addictive, hot. She sends his blood racing with a look. Her touch? Devastating.

Scharsi clearly doesn’t want distractions while on a hunt, but Tanil won’t hesitate to prove that a bit of delicious distraction is exactly what she needs.

Warning: This book contains intergalactic seduction, super soldier sweet-tooths, and cyborg beat downs.

Snippet Saturday — Shiftin’ Sassy!

Scroll down for a snippet from Shiftin’ Sassy, courtesy of Amazon. Enjoy!

Derria, like her cousins at Pryde Ranch, is trained to take down the worst shifters imaginable. After chasing her bounty into the Tail of the Dragon, she discovers that this mountain gem is shifter central where they’ve managed to keep themselves off the world’s radar…until now.

Lakota Phillips keeps his status as a S.W.A.T. agent under wraps. No one from Clan Gunn in the Dragon knows what he does when he’s away from this place. But when a fellow agent shows up for reasons that make sense to no one, what is he to do?

But that may have to wait. Kerr Blackwood, the rogue they’re searching for, is a shifter from Lakota’s neck of the woods. And suddenly, Derria’s hunt doesn’t quite pass the smell test.

Warning: This book contains hot alphas, mating heat and women who stroke their guns. Bring it on, baby!

Dutch’s Sister from another Mister?

As we eagerly await Killjoys Season 2 on SyFy, I am following the cast members as if they were my personal bacon crack (all hail bacon crack! See my previously posted recipe to make this, if you dare).

I finally got the rest of my family to sit down and watch Season 1, Episodes 1 and 2, and I am happy to report that they were all sitting on the livingroom floor with their mouths hanging open trying to guess what’s going to happen next.

So I got to thinking about my own Sci-fi books, and I’m pretty sure that Scharsi, a Gen8 Super Soldier in Hide No More, would have been good friends with the “Almighty Dutch” (yes, that’s totally a Episode 6 quip).

Check out a free preview of Hide No More. Scharsi, meet the awesome people who enjoy Sci-fi romance and Killjoys to boot. Killjoy addicts, meet Scharsi. Scroll on down after the preview, but we warned — HERE THERE BE SPOILERS! You’re welcome 8)

SPOILER ALERT!!!!
So you’re probably wondering why I think these two women would give a rat’s rear end about one another. Well, as an author, the stories I write come with characters who have pasts, presents and futures. And looking at Dutch’s past, I see some similarities with Scharsi (which I think is FANTASTIC considering Scharsi’s story hit the bookshelves at least five years ago). So, I think these two would gel because:

1) They both escaped from a life of being ‘handled’.
2) They’re bad ass women who yet revel in their femininity.
3) They have soft spots for those they care about.
4) Did I mention they’re bad asses?
5) Oh, and guns ~~ they have the most amazing “taste in gear”.

Dutch escaped from Khylen (or at least she thought she’d escaped), a man who taught her how to kill without remorse. The only problem is that he underestimated his charge’s innate sense of morality. He expected an automaton, but what he got was a woman who makes her own decisions.

As for Scharsi, she had a similar situation. Her ‘trainers’ responsible for shaping her into an unapologetic killing machine as a top-of-the-line genetically engineered super soldier also underestimated her sense of self, her ability to choose the moral high ground while still being quite scary, and her ability to love even though she was taught that relationships were for the weak-minded.

The next Pryde Ranch Shifters book…

Is on its way!

It’s been turned in to the editor and will be included in a holiday boxed set. I’ll give you details as I received them, and as soon as I have a release date and cover, I’ll be sure to share.

In the meantime, the latest Pryde Ranch Shifters book, Shiftin’ Sassy, is available from Amazon KindleWorlds.

Tally ho!

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It’s Here!

It’s here!
Kindle Worlds SOUTHERN SHIFTERS
by Eliza Gayle!
featuring SHIFTIN’ SASSY by T.J. Michaels

Click to purchase on Amazon –> amazon2
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I am thrilled to be selected as one of the authors Amazon’s Kindle Worlds launch for Eliza Gayle’s fabulous Southern Shifters series. August 11, 2015, fourteen authors will have our stories, all written in Eliza’s shifter world, hit the stage all at the same time. So go get ’em!

My book is called Shiftin’ Sassy. The heroine, Derria Pryde (a crossover from the Pryde Ranch Shifters) meets the oh-so-fun guys from Eliza’s books. Strap in, it’s time for takeoff!
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Derria, like her cousins at Pryde Ranch, is trained to take down the worst shifters imaginable. After chasing her bounty into the Tail of the Dragon, she discovers that this mountain gem is shifter central where they’ve managed to keep themselves off the world’s radar…until now.

Lakota Phillips keeps his status as a S.W.A.T. agent under wraps. No one from Clan Gunn in the Dragon knows what he does when he’s away from this place. But when a fellow agent shows up for reasons that make sense to no one, what is he to do?

But that may have to wait. Kerr Blackwood, the rogue they’re searching for, is a shifter from Lakota’s neck of the woods. And suddenly, Derria’s hunt doesn’t quite pass the smell test.

Warning: This book contains hot alphas, mating heat and women who stroke their guns. Bring it on, baby!

Click to purchase on Amazon –> amazon2

Thank you bunches!

To all of you who have supported the new release of the 12 Alphas 12 Months boxed set (featuring Succulent ~ A Twilight Teahouse Novel), you have my heartfelt thanks! And my goodness, check out this review left on Amazon!

“Great Set. Lots of Heat and spice. I enjoyed all the stories in the set. I wanted to read the Succulent story which had another volume to the Twilight Teahouse series.

  • Book 1 we met Solee and Burton.
  • Book 2 we met Mackenzie and Landon.
  • Book 3 we meet Madison and Kinson. I loved Madison and Kinson’s story.

    What really caught my interest is Kinson, who is determined to woo and romance his wife and he does just that…but with some serious HEAT and SPICE. But the wooing and romancing comes with at a cost.

    You have not one but two successful business’es run by two very driven people who until lately have had a successful and satisfying D/s relationship with Kuri. Kinson is a world renowed Yogi. Madsion owns and operates Twilight Teahouse, a restaurant that has some serious adult playrooms.

    Madison, Kinson and Kuri are trying to stay together but there are not enough hours in the day for all that encompasses their very busy lives. Kinson sensing that his wife Madison is about to shut down from stress, the business and from missing her travelling husband. Kinson comes home early from his latest trip to put his romance plan into motion. First, Kinson must thaw out Madison. She is in a mood from which no simple kiss and hug will do, Madison misses her husband, misses the interaction.

    Kinson comes up with special meals, massages and some serious couple time for him and Madison. He sets out to pamper her and show Madison that he does love and need her. However, in the midst of romancing Madison, Kinson has not shown any attention to their submissive, Kuri. As Madison and Kinson renew the spark in their marriage, Kuri is left out and thus seeks her own distractions.”

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2-Day Ticket Just for You!

MASTER OF CEREMONIES: SHERRILYN KENYON!
and the AAD Featured Authors

The Authors After Dark staff was made aware of a SERIOUS problem for readers for the 2015 year. Apparently in many places (NOT in New York ;D) school starts early August.

Unfortunately, we had NO IDEA! Please forgive us, the Con director is from NY and the staff are all from the northern states, and school doesn’t start there for the most part till after Labor Day.

So this, is a problem for a LOT of readers who are desperate to attend, but have put off getting their tickets because of the scheduling conflict.

Well… We have news for you! You can now get a weekend ticket at $175

Ticket is for FRIDAY and SATURDAY, August 14th and 15th, 2015. Ticket price includes all panels, parties and events on Friday and Saturday, plus 1 lunch, 2 dinners, 2 balls AND 4 hour access to the signing on Saturday with Sherrilyn Kenyon.

This has never been done before, and may not ever happen again. So get in on the fun in Atlanta with us crazy authors!

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