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The Copper Horse: Love

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The Copper Horse: Love Book #3 Review and Exclusive Excerpt

Blurb:Volume 3 in the ponyplay erotic romance trilogy: The Copper Horse
London 1907, twenty years into the zombie plague
Just as Reuben finally settles into the role of Copper, his master’s proud stallion, his life gets turned upside down by a revolution that has been long brewing in London. But the men who come for Erik at his home bring much more than havoc. They uncover lies that Erik has fed Reuben, and the truth creates a rift between them that might be impossible to cross.  
Even if Reuben still wanted to be Erik’s pony, is it possible for them to be together if his master loses all power and property? With no harness to hold him, no bit to stop him from speaking, can Reuben still be what Erik wants? Does he have anything to offer as a man?
The relationship they have established gets shaken to its core, and on the run from Erik’s enemies, they will both have to find out if the bond they share will survive, or if it will bre…

The Painted Crown by Megan Derr Review

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The Painted Crown by Megan Derr

Blurb:
Prince Istari has spent his life reviled: his parents wish he had never been born, the royal court of Belemere avoids him for fear of angering the king, and everyone else is kept away by his notorious reputation as a deadly sharpshooter. Now a hostage of peace in Tallideth, he is subjected to their hatred as well—even that of Regent Vellem, who once considered him a comrade in arms.
Unexpected solace comes in the form of Lord Teverem, a sad, quiet lord who assumed the title when his brother was killed in the explosion for which Istari's father is to blame. He is kind and sweet and a sorely needed bright spot in Istari's life—until Istari meets his family and learns of a dangerous family secret with unexpected ties to Istari's past, a secret that could drag Tallideth and Belemere right back into war...

My Review:

The Painted Crown is book #2 in the Unbreakable Soldiers series. I would not call this a standalone. You need back story, thoug…

On Fire Cover Reveal and Giveaway: States of Love Alicia Nordwell

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I want to share a big thank you to my host for featuring the cover reveal today for my latest Dreamspinner Press release, On Fire, made by Garrett Leigh. Without further ado...


A fun tidbit: I actually took the picture of the mountain (it was not on fire at the time, lol)
A picture is definitely worth a thousand words when it comes to a cover, and these guys are hot, but I bet you'd like to know more about their story, so here goes!
Blurb: Nothing beats getting out of the concrete jungle and into the quiet of the forest. Website designer Scottie Ness is taking a well-deserved vacation from the grindstone, and he plans to spend it in the solitude of Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest around Mt. Adams. He’s prepared for everything—except the lightning storm that traps him in a wildfire.
The firefighter who rescues him sustains serious injuries and ends up in the hospital. Jax Quintero might be abrasive, but the guy saved his life, and Scottie wants to thank him. As they spend…

Release Day and Review: Of Love and Corn Dogs by Parker Williams

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Happy release day, Parker!

Of Love and Corndogs 9/23/2016
BLURB:
With more money than he could spend in ten lifetimes, Darwin Kincade still couldn't keep death from stealing his lover. A little older and a whole lot wiser, flirting with his twice-a-week waiter is the perfect no-risk substitute for a real relationship. Until the night his routine is upended by the restaurant's newest employee. Ricky Donnelly loves people. While being a server isn’t his dream, he’s good at it. When a grumpy man is seated in his station, Ricky sees there’s more to him than he lets on, and when the man relaxes, he’s actually sweet. As the two men bond over a discussion about corn dogs—something Darwin’s never heard of—he realizes how much he’s missed out on in his life. He vows to open himself to new experiences—including, perhaps, a chance at finding love again. Not wanting anything to muddy their blooming relationship, Darwin hides part of himself from Ricky. He likes the look in Ricky’s eyes, u…

Faded Love MA Church Rerelease!

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FADED LOVE Re-Release by MA Church


MA Church remains one of my favorite authors for a reason, kids! Angst, true love, passion--what's not to love?
Blurb: People often say that the true perfection of the human form is in its imperfections. 
Obviously those people never lived a life of a model. Perfection is flawless. Desired. Demanded. Superstar model Ashley is living the dream. As one of the top models in the world, anything he desires is at his fingertips. Perfection on the surface hides human flaws, though. The one thing Ashley fears? Commitment. If it isn’t broke, why fix it? He and his lover, Will, have the perfect relationship. Or so Ashley thinks until Will starts pushing for more. 
Then a moment in time shatters the illusion of his perfection, and Ashley finds the very basis of his existence torn. Bruised. Wrecked and destroyed. Scarred. 
A near-fatal car accident leaves Ashley permanently disfigured, his career in a tailspin. Only his lover, Will, has a chance to pull him out o…

The Necromancer's Dilemma Release Giveaway!

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The Necromancer's Dilemma Release Giveaway!
Time to celebrate the release of my latest novel, "The Necromancer's Dilemma"! It is book #2 in The Beacon Hill Sorcerer series.
M/m  Urban Fantasy 72,000 words.  July 1st, 2016
Blurb:
Even love can die without trust.
Angel’s brother, Isaac, has returned home, and the pair begins to make slow and awkward attempts back to each other. Learning how to be a brother to a grown man instead of a parental figure has Angel adjusting his behaviors and habits, and Isaac still remains a mystery. Was it merely entering adulthood that turned Isaac away from an overprotective Angel, or does Isaac carry a secret that will keep them from finally being a real family?
Daniel Macavoy, Angel’s new apprentice, is torn between his bond with Angel and the grasping machinations of his father. Dealing with a traumatized apprentice with dangerous holes in his magical education, saving Daniel may be harder than Angel first thought—especially since the biggest…

Release Day

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Release Day!The Necromancer's DilemmaBy SJ Himes The Beacon Hill Sorcerer Book #2

Blurb:
Even love can die without trust.
Angel’s brother, Isaac, has returned home, and the pair begins to make slow and awkward attempts back to each other. Learning how to be a brother to a grown man instead of a parental figure has Angel adjusting his behaviors and habits, and Isaac still remains a mystery. Was it merely entering adulthood that turned Isaac away from an overprotective Angel, or does Isaac carry a secret that will keep them from finally being a real family?
Daniel Macavoy, Angel’s new apprentice, is torn between his bond with Angel and the grasping machinations of his father. Dealing with a traumatized apprentice with dangerous holes in his magical education, saving Daniel may be harder than Angel first thought—especially since the biggest problem is not revenge, but guilt.
The one shining beacon in his life is Simeon, Elder vampire of Boston’s only Bloodclan. Four hundred years old a…

World of the Beacon Hill Sorcerer Part Two

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World of the Beacon Hill Sorcerer Part Two
Characters and Definitions:

Vampire--The Sentient Undead
Vampires, ghouls, lich, zombies, wraiths, revenants, and ghosts are all classified as "undead."
Only vampires are called the Sentient Undead. In this world, only vampires have bodily autonomy separate from their creator--unlike those resurrected through magical means by mortal practitioners, vampires are considered a different species once the human in question has died and been reborn as a vampire. Vampires have their own culture, history, and traditions, though they tend to follow along cultural lines of the country and regions in which they reside or the ethnicity of the vampire pre-turning.
Vampires, next to certain types of fae and a small handful other supernatural creatures, are the longest-lived species on the planet. Though not immortal, as they can be slain, vampires will continue to exist in a suspended state, their aging stopped forever at the moment they were turn…

The World of the Beacon Hill Sorcerer

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The World of the Beacon Hill Sorcerer Part I The Necromancer's Dance & The Necromancer's Dilemma by SJ Himes

**Warning: Contains spoilers for The Necromancer's Dance (book #1 of the Beacon Hill Sorcerer)



Definitions and Characters
Necromancer: a sorcerer-ranked magical practitioner with an affinity for death. Can heal mortal injuries, commune with the dead, summon and control spirits, and is the natural nemesis of the sentient undead--vampires. All death magic, natural and spiritual, is under the control of a necromancer and comes easiest out of all the different types of magic accessible to a sorcerer. Necromancers can steal and overcome other sorcerers' spells that utilize death magic if the original caster is not also a necromancer. Death magic affinity is extremely rare, and necromancers are often victims of religious prejudice due to fear and superstition. Necromancers have historically been priests, clerics, and battlemages. Note: Necromancers are capable of re…