Indulge in Sensual Romance: THE MAVERICK'S RED HOT REUNION #sale #newlook #Entangled #Indulgence #99cents

Exciting News!! Entangled Publishing has revamped all the INDULGENCE line's covers and the books are ON SALE for only 99 cents!!! Check out my fabulous new cover for THE MAVERICK'S RED HOT REUNION!! I LOVE IT and I LOVE this story because it's the first book I sold!


Isn't he dreamy???? 

Here's more about the story...

Corporate Maverick Zach Tanner returns to North Carolina to rebuild his dying friend's resort. He's got the money, the power, and the will to transform Sweetbriar Springs into a premier spa for the glamorous, but he doesn't count on the woman he once loved…and lost…to handle the construction contract. Zach thought he'd buried his desire for Kennedy five years ago. He was wrong, and now he’s determined to satisfy his craving... 

Construction company owner Kennedy Gibson is eager to restore Sweetbriar Springs, but when she realizes Zach is her new boss she's terrified he'll learn the truth about their breakup so long ago. She vowed never to hurt him again, but she can't deny the passion he reignites in her. She wants to believe she has a chance for a different future with him, but will her secret threaten to destroy their red-hot reunion?

NOW is the perfect time to get your hands on my debut novel from one of these fine ebook retailers for ONLY .99!! 


★•**•★Dazzling Debut Romantic Suspense: EVERY DEEP DESIRE★•**•★

I'm thrilled to announce the arrival of a brand new romantic suspense novel written by one of my dearest friends in the romance writing world. Sharon Wray's debut book EVERY DEEP DESIRE, a sexy, action-packed retelling of Romeo and Juliet, is about an ex-Green Beret determined to regain his honor, his freedom, and his wife and it's available TODAY!!! 


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He’s taking it all back
His honor, his freedom, and the woman he loves

Rafe Montfort was a decorated Green Beret, the best of the best, until a disastrous mission and an unforgivable betrayal destroyed his life. Now, this deadly soldier has returned to the sultry Georgia swamps to reunite with his brothers, and take back all he lost. But his wife Juliet must never know the truth behind what he’s done…or the dangerous secret that threatens to take him from her forever.

It took Juliet Capel eight long years to put her life back together after her husband was taken from her. Now Rafe is back, determined to protect her at any cost, and it’s not just her heart that’s in danger. The swamps hold a secret long buried and far deadlier than either of them could have imagined…

Sharon and I go back a LONG time. She was one of my very first critique partners and my daughter babysat her twins! She's a wonderful person and an extremely talented author. She's certainly helped me become a better writer and she's always been super encouraging of my career. So in honor of her debut romance novel EVERY DEEP DESIRE, I am giving away one E COPY of this amazing romantic suspense to a commenter on this blog. All you have to do is leave a comment to enter for your chance to win your E Book Copy of EVERY DEEP DESIRE. I'll announce the winner on Friday, March 9th. 

I know you'll want to connect with Sharon Wray and read the rest of the books in this incredible new series. Here's where you can find her:







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The Healthy Writer: Journey Back to Fitness

I've always prided myself on taking care of my body and maintaining a decent weight for my height and age. However, in November 2015, everything changed. Not overnight, but over a period of many months. 

The change began with a new asthma medication I started using, which I didn't realize would deplete my body of calcium and potassium. Two very important minerals to maintain your health and fitness levels. In addition to the new medication slowly leaching these vital nutrients from my body, I had added several intense workouts to my regime in the hope to work off the last remaining and extremely pesky 5 pounds I wanted to lose.

Add to this mix the fact that I was under deadlines, sitting for hours at a stretch in my writing chair, and slouching over my keyboard. 

Fast forward. My cramps don't go away. My muscular strength is fading. I land in an ER in February 2016 after suffering a torso cramp so intense I could not stand.

No objections here. At this point, I thought I might have something seriously wrong. Something that could kill me. After HOURS at the ER during which I was poked, probed, given a CT full body scan and also offered morphine when I suffered another torso cramp, they found NOTHING wrong. 

OK. Not dying. Good thing because I had a book to finish, an anthology to wrangle with other authors and I was their uploader. Probably wouldn't have been good if I had died. 

Then what the heck was wrong with me? I knew it was muscular, but what caused the horrible cramps? 

At this time, I was still taking the asthma medicine inhaler daily. I knew my problem wasn't internal so I turned to GOOGLE and began researching this problem. I discovered multiple boards detailing the same debilitating cramps. The culprit? My asthma medication. 

I stopped taking it immediately. Now I rely on my rescue inhaler. Period. 

But the damage wasn't reversed. And working out only ascerbated the problem. So I backed off and suddenly the weight started to pile on because I need to workout to maintain. My metabolism slowed to the point where it only responded to intense, high energy workouts. As the weight piled on, my level of frustration grew. And, in addition to the cramps, I had terrible lower back pain. Every time I sat down to work for any length of time, I felt like an old woman who couldn't straighten up from her hunched position. I am not that old... but I felt very old...

That's when I stopped weighing myself. Why depress myself every day? I took all my cute clothes that I used to wear to the thrift shop, then lived in leggings and big tops. I continued to gain until finally, in May 2017, I faced the scale. 

That was not a good day. That was an ugly cry day. That was a "how in the hell am I ever going to get back to where I was when I thought I needed to lose just 5 measly pounds? I weighed over 200 pounds. And I was MISERABLE. 

 This me in April 2017 during a Spring Fling. I weighed over 200 pounds in this picture, but at the time I was in denial. 

This me in April 2017 during a Spring Fling. I weighed over 200 pounds in this picture, but at the time I was in denial. 

I'd already started to work out again but the cramps continued to plague me. Once I had one that was so severe while at the local YMCA, I had to fight off the tears as all the macho men and the superpower women worked out around me. 

I cried all the way home. When I got there, I marked the places where the cramps occurred with a sharpie pen in a big BLACK X. I had a new doctor to see the following week and I was determined to figure out what the hell was going on. 


My new doctor examined me. He was (and is) a compassionate and kind General Practictioner. The first thing he said was this was muscular and I needed to see a physical therapist. He listened. He cared. He didn't jump to conclusions or judge me for how far I had fallen.

He sent me to a physical therapy clinic where the fabulous therapist went through all the paperwork I'd filled out, told me she wasn't sure about the torso cramps, but she could help me overcome the excruciating lower back pain. I felt a measure of hope.

 This is me after losing 30 pounds. I feel great!

This is me after losing 30 pounds. I feel great!

She got me on the treatment table and began to assess my body. And then she said... you're textbook and called her staff over to look at what was textbook about my body. I had a misaligned hip. My body was literally trying to straighten itself out for over 2 years after the initial muscle cramp. Or maybe the hip happened first. I'll never know.

But what I do know is that this discovery led to my FULL recovery from the pain. Yes. I had to go through many PT sessions until I graduated and I've noticed that if I sit for long periods of time or push too hard, twinges occur. BUT I KNOW WHAT I NEED TO DO TO WARD OFF THE PAIN.

I had to learn how to work out all over again. I couldn't do extreme fitness classes or major torso work at all. I had help from a dear friend who set me up on some machines that stabilized my core. I backed down from pushing for over an hour of cardio, slowly rebuilding my strength with 30-40 minute treadmill walks or elliptical runs. I followed all this up with my physical therapy exercises and stretches.

I also went on a "lifestyle change" which helped. So since May 2017 when I had the meeting with the scale and the ugliest cry ever I have lost 30 pounds. I'm proud of myself. I am a bit below where I was before the first serious torso cramp occurred, and I'm giving myself permission to coast at this current weight for a bit until pressing to lose that last 5-10 pounds. 

My journey back to a healthier me wasn't easy. But I've learned a lot about myself and how to live now because of this journey. In the future, I will be posting Healthy Writer articles to share with you because I want to connect with you regardless of where you are in your fitness levels. 

This is a no judgment zone. Everyone has to start somewhere. We all backslide. We all have setbacks, and we all have triumphant moments! 



★•**•★Naughty Zone Shenanigans★•**•★ #Giveaways #Prizes #Books #Romances



I'm partying on Facebook with Tina Donahue and other romance authors to celebrate Tina's WICKED release TODAY!! Join us for a fabulous night where the only rules are to have fun, comment for chances to win fabulous prizes and swag!!

Here are the details!
Friday, February 23 at 12 PM - 11:59 PM EST



  1. Noon - 1 PM Tina Donahue
  2. 1 PM - 2 PM Magan Vernon-Author 
  3. 2 PM - 3 PM Cailin Briste
  4. 3 PM - 4 PM Morticia Knight
  5. 4 PM - 5 PM L.J. Garland
  6. 5 PM - 6 PM Serena Akeroyd
  7. 6 PM - 7 PM Christine Glover
  8. 7 PM - 8 PM Jeanne St. James
  9. 8 PM - 9 PM Erica Lynn
  10. 9 PM - 10PM Nancy Fraser
  11. Wrap Up by - Tina Donahue


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There's still time to enter to for chances to win 35 prizes from 35 authors!! Don't delay! This opportunity ends February 26!!


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One more chance to enter to win lots of books!! Enter for your chance to win TODAY!!


Notes from the Writer's Chair

Wow!! I just finished my second book for the Brotherhood Protectors' Kindle World and sent it to my editors. Super excited about Claire and Jacob's story FALLING FOR HER TEMPORARY BODYGUARD which will release April 5, 2018.

Hope y'all are doing great!! Thanks for being part of my reading crew and enjoy all the fabulous parties, giveaways and more!

You can check out all my current releases on the following sites:

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★•**•★Tina Donahue's Romance Author Love-In #Swag #Books #Prizes★•**•★

I'm part of a fabulous contest featuring 35 Bestselling Romance Authors - 35 Winners - Tina Donahue's Romance Author Love-In Contest - Gift Packs, Signed Books, GCs, Swag, and More! #Contest #GCs #GiftPacks

Do you love romance?

Do you like contests?

Wanna win a Gift Pack, a Signed Book, Swag, a GC, or other prizes?

Then enter for your chance to win TODAY!! 




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★•**•★Celebrating Tina Donahue's New Release: WICKED TIMES TWO: (A Wicked Brand Novel – Book 3)★•**•★

So excited to share Tina Donahue's super sexy erotic romance with y'all! Warning--the contents are HOT HOT HOT... 

Series Blurb:

South Florida just got a helluva lot steamier… During the day, the staff at Wicked Brand makes ink dreams a reality for their appreciative clients. After hours, this naughty crew engages in sensual delights as wild as the designs they’re selling. Their motto? Nothing forbidden. Nothing held back. 

Wicked Times Two Blurb:

She’s through with love and just wants to have some wicked fun...

Burned by her cheating boyfriend, Jasmina is finished with the idea of forever after with any guy. That fairy tale doesn’t exist—at least not for her. From now on, protecting her heart and letting pleasure rule is her motto.

Lucky for her, she has the perfect men in mind. Noah and Kyle, two of the hottest cops in West Palm Beach. She hasn’t been able to get them out of her head since they handled an altercation at Wicked Brand, the tattoo parlor she manages. When they come back to get inked, sparks fly.

Noah’s ready to play, and Kyle’s on board. All they want is her—submission, bondage, spanking…no strings or regrets. Seductive days roll into steamy nights, igniting feelings the guys hadn’t expected and Jasmina can’t deny.

What began as a sensual adventure could turn into so much more…if Jasmina can risk a different kind of love.


FACEBOOK PARTY – January 26 – guest authors, contests, prizes, eye candy – join the fun!

Enjoy your sexy new book TODAY!

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★•**•★FALLING FOR HER BODYGUARD is LIVE today!!★•**•★


My brand new Romantic Suspense FALLING FOR HER BODYGUARD is out today!! This super hot novella is part of Elle James' Brotherhood Protectors' exciting new Kindle World. You can get your copy for ONLY $1.99 or FREE if you're a Kindle Unlimited subscriber. 

Here's an excerpt... 

“Can it wait until morning?” She lifted her head, her beautiful green eyes glittered with unshed tears. “I just want one night where I can pretend no one is after me. That no one wants to hurt me. Please. Ethan. Just hold me. Don’t let me go.” 

“You’re tired.” He didn’t break their fragile contact. But he should. He really needed to create some distance between them. Otherwise, he wouldn’t be able to stop himself from acting on every wild impulse he had about being with her. “You need to get some sleep.” 

“I’m afraid. What if John comes here?” 

“Don’t be. I’ll be right outside your bedroom door.” Fuck. She looked so damn vulnerable, but he couldn’t take advantage of her fear. “He’d have to get through me first.” 

“I don’t want you outside my bedroom door.” She stroked her hands up his back until they reached the base of his neck. “I can’t stand the idea of being alone tonight.” 

He shouldn’t. No. Nada. No way should he agree to be with her. There had to be some code in the Brotherhood Protectors’ manifesto against crawling into bed with their clients. But he understood all too well the aftereffects of dodging danger. The adrenaline rush followed by the realization that death nearly caught you in its snare. 

“I’ll stay with you,” he said. “Hold you. But nothing more. I won’t take advantage of you.” 

“That’s okay, as long as you don’t stop me from taking advantage of you,” she said, kissing his jaw and moving her lips closer, closer still to his mouth. 

Hungry for more? Grab your copy of FALLING FOR HER BODYGUARD from AMAZON today!! 

Notes from the Writer's Chair

I'm thrilled to share this new release with all my readers! It's my 10th romance which is a pretty awesome milestone. I hope you enjoy the Brotherhood Protector's Kindle World. There's a great Facebook party today to celebrate this brand new world's 3rd launch starting at 4PM CST. You can check it out here:

Brotherhood Protectors' Launch Party

I hope I see you there!! There'll be lots of prizes, Man Candy and more!!



 He’d thought he’d be babysitting a spoiled movie star, not a sexy and feisty woman who ticked all the boxes in his I- want-to-do-you column… 

He’d thought he’d be babysitting a spoiled movie star, not a sexy and feisty woman who ticked all the boxes in his I- want-to-do-you column… 

Check out all the BROTHERHOOD PROTECTORS' new releases from these fabulous authors too!! I'll be featuring them in upcoming blogs!!

Texas Marine Mayhem – Cynthia D’Alba –
Moving Target – Regan Black -
Falling for her Bodyguard – Christine Glover -
Rescuing Reya – Tiffani Lynn -
Winter Flame – Aliyah Burke -
Conrad – Anne L Parks -
Midnight Ranger – Kris Norris -
Chasing Katie - Heather Long - 
Guardian Ranger – Jesse Jacobson -


 9 BROTHERHOOD PROTECTORS novels by 9 Romance Authors in ELLE JAMES' exciting new Kindle World!! Grab them all today!!

9 BROTHERHOOD PROTECTORS novels by 9 Romance Authors in ELLE JAMES' exciting new Kindle World!! Grab them all today!!

Releasing Soon! FALLING FOR HER BODYGUARD: A Brotherhood Protectors' Novella #KindleWorld #Amazon #Giveaway

My first Romantic Suspense FALLING FOR HER BODYGUARD releases January 11, 2018 in Elle James' Brotherhood Protectors' Kindle World. I'm super stoked about this sexy HOT romance and excited to be a part of such a fantastic world. 


 Meet Ethan Walker!! Former Marine Sniper and HOT bodyguard for Hollywood's glittering actress Delaney Lawson!! 

Meet Ethan Walker!! Former Marine Sniper and HOT bodyguard for Hollywood's glittering actress Delaney Lawson!! 

Here's the blurb to wet your appetite and get your sizzle going on!

They’ll risk their lives—and their hearts—in order to survive…  

After he’s medically discharged from the Marines, ex-sniper Ethan Walker joins the Brotherhood Protectors as an elite bodyguard. Returning to Montana forces him to face his troubled past… and to make matters worse, his first client is a sexy, gorgeous actress who’s way out of his league.

Delaney Lawson returns to her hometown to catch up and have fun with her girlfriends. Everything changes when she almost dies in a car accident and discovers it was definitely not accidental. For her safety, she hires Ethan… a muscular, powerful, hot bodyguard who watches her every move. But he’s doing more than keeping her safe from the stalker’s escalating threats—he’s sparking all kinds of naughty thoughts she yearns to act on. Unfortunately, he’s determined to keep his hands off her. 

Despite their attempts to maintain a professional distance, heat flares between them and their sexual chemistry spirals into an intense connection. But when the stalker’s threats against Delaney escalate, Delaney and Ethan must choose between saving themselves... or saving each other. 

To celebrate this special launch, I'm hosting an Amazon Giveaway for readers to enter for a chance to Elle James' first book in the Brotherhood Protectors' Series, HOT SEAL. No purchase necessary!! Enter for your chance to win one of 4 ebooks TODAY!

MONTANA SEAL Amazon Giveaway!!

Have you grabbed your FREE copy of THE MOVIE STAR'S RED HOT HOLIDAY FLING yet? It's still FREE for a limited time!! 

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THE MOVIE STAR'S RED HOT HOLIDAY FLING is FREE from these fabulous online retailers!!

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I hope y'all have a safe and wonderful holiday season and that the New Year is filled with joy and hope! 




Recently, a Washington Post interview pulled a quote from Hillary Rodham Clinton that painted romance novels in an unflattering light. And given the #metoo #enough movements along with the recent sexual misconduct allegations against many men in power, I feel that it's important to address this topic. I'm a romance author. Before I became a romance writer, I was a huge fan of romance novels. They gave me hope and a belief that I could achieve anything I set my heart on doing and that I deserved to be treated with dignity and respect by my life partner. 

I met my real life hero a long time ago. He isn't perfect. Neither am I. But we are strong together and we support each other through good times and bad. He is why I believe in love even with all the bumps in the road and having to come back to the table a few times to reset our commitment to each other. 

A lot has changed in the romance industry since I started reading and writing these novels. One thing I know about my own books is my heroes are honorable alpha males. Why? Because they don't believe in coercing a woman to do anything she is not comfortable doing even though they are physically attracted to them. And they often hold back because they don't want to take advantage of the heroines' vulnerability. They want the heroine to find a man she deserves and he mistakenly believes he can't be that man. Together, they learn they deserve each other. And certainly, that is the case in THE MOVE STAR'S RED HOT HOLIDAY FLING

Blake Johnston, AKA Hollywood Hottie and Action Hero Quinn Sawyer knows Jessie Sullivan is wounded inside and out. So when her mother asks him to help her prepare for her grueling fire academy's application, he agrees. When he first meets Jessie, he's attracted to her. But he's not going to act on that attraction because he knows he's leaving in a few weeks and he doesn't want to hurt her. But surprise--Jessie's attracted to him too. And when the first kiss happens, it is at HER request, not because he pushed himself on her. That is an honorable, good man who also happens to be sexy, hot, and delicious. 


Jessie was special. She deserved someone who wouldn’t leave her behind. All he could offer her was a temporary fling. And he refused to engage in a shallow holiday affair no matter how much his hormones said to pull the trigger and go for it...

Later, after Jessie confesses what's bottling up inside her heart, she says...“I’m tired of doctors and hospitals and well-meaning, encouraging words. I don’t want to be treated like a specimen in a petri dish. I don’t want people poking and probing and prodding me anymore. I want...” She closed her eyes and two rebel tears traveled down her cheek, dampening his fingers.

The rustling of the trees, the heat of the sun on his back, and the mountains in the distance evaporated. There was only this time. This space. And this woman standing before him with the strength of a warrior, but with her heart vulnerable and exposed and anticipating.

“What do you want?” he asked.

She opened her beautiful gray-blue eyes and tears glistened on her black-as-night lashes. “I want someone to hold me,” she said. “Not because I’m wounded. Not because I’m alive. But because I’m me.”

Something shifted inside Blake.A fierce desire to protect Jessie, to offer her more than the comfort of his arms around her, rushed through him. He fought to suppress the force of his attraction and contain the forbidden, emerging emotions.

This proud, obstinate, and fiery woman deserved a worthy man. It wasn’t him.

With his life at a crossroads, he couldn’t offer her more than a brief escape. But damn it all to hell, he couldn’t deny her, or himself, any longer. Not when she’d flayed her soul.

His heart punched him in the solar plexus. She’d called him a hero. Though he was wrong for her, and he shouldn’t act on his attraction, Blake wanted to be the man who lived up to her expectations. At least for now.

He pulled her to him, wrapped his arms around her shoulders. “I’ve got you, Jessie.” Blake kissed the top of her head, inhaled her unique scent, felt the spasm of sorrow travel through her slender frame.

Her arms coiled around his waist. “Don’t let go.”

The sound of her soft keening, the desperation of her grip on him, undid him. “I won’t.” He tilted her face upward and swiped the tears from her cheeks. Her chin wobbled, and her breath misted the air between them.

Time slowed. He heard every rough beat of his heart, felt the fire building in his groin, and the desire he’d banked roared to life. “I couldn’t stop even if I tried.” He lowered his lips to touch hers and tasted the salt of her sorrow.

Blake is a real hero. And he's perfect for Jessie. And she's the perfect woman for him. They'll get their happily ever after ... and you can read their story for FREE. Get your copy from one of these fine online booksellers TODAY!!

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THE MOVIE STAR'S RED HOT HOLIDAY FLING is FEATURED as a SPOTLIGHT BOOK on ENTANGLED PUBLISHING's website,  December 12, 2017. Check it out and all the other fabulous FREE holiday books available this month from ENTANGLED PUBLISHING! 

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