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Welcome to Roane Publishing’s 3rd anniversary celebration Scavenger Hunt!
Grand Prize Giveaway open to US citizens only. No purchase necessary, but you must be 18 or older to enter. The winner will be chosen by rafflecopter, and announced on the widget. Winner well be notified by emailed and have 48 hours to respond or a new winner will be chosen. The number of entries received determines the odds of winning. Giveaway was organized by Roane Publishing’s marketing department.
For my part of the HUNT, I will be giving away a BACKLIST title of the winner’s choice (written by either Rebecca Hart or R.Brennan), to one lucky commenter below. All you have to do is leave me your email address and tell me what your FAVORITE THING ABOUT FALL is. That’s it — Super easy! Copy and pasted responses will be disqualified, so be original!
So… my erotic horror novella is getting expanded and re-released with Roane Publishing. I am beyond excited about the change, as I am looking to expand the story into a Paranormal Erotic series, and this is the first big step in that process. Since it is being re-released, it of course, gets a shiny new cover.
I really like this one, as I feel it more accurately reflects the story itself. What do you think? Love it? Hate it?
Would love to hear your thoughts.
Fantasies may be a pastime of the wicked, but when Trent asks her on a date—with both him and Brody—Tessa decides to take a chance, knowing the purity of her soul is at stake. Will these two men be her ticket to freedom – or her one way trip to eternal damnation?
Roane Publishing: http://www.roanepublishing.com/finding-freedom.html
All Romance eBooks: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-findingfreedom-1974432-149.html
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Lynn Burke and Roane Publishing are hosting a giveaway to celebrate the release. Stop by the Rafflecopter link below to enter.
About Lynn Burke:
Lynn Burke is a full time mother, voracious gardener, and scribbler of spicy romance stories. A country bumpkin turned Bay Stater, she enjoys her chowdah and Dunkin Donuts when not trying to escape the reality of city life.
Her current work, the Risso Familly Novellas, revolves around four siblings from Boston’s North End.
Lynn Burke’s Links:
The champagne glasses have been put away, 2016 is in full swing, and the Blog Hop has ended, which means it’s time to announce the winners of my little giveaway.
First off, I would like to thank everyone who participated for coming by and visiting with me, and Roane Publishing for hosting such a fun event.
Here are my winners (selected at random from qualified entries)…
First Prize – $10 Roane Publishing Gift Certificate – to one new newsletter subscriber.
Second Prize – A Signed Print Copy of Call of the Sea (US ONLY) – to one commentor.
Congratulations to the winners!! I will be in touch by email to get all the info needed to get your prizes into your hands.
Happy New Year to all of you. I sincerely hope all your dreams for the new year find fertile soil.
Welcome to the blog. I know I haven’t been as present here as I should be, but I am hoping to make it up to you all by offering a little giveaway action. So, to that end, I have entered a Blog Hop being hosted by my publisher, Roane Publishing.
It’s a great way to meet some new authors, learn about some new stories, and hopefully nab yourself a few freebies.
For my part in the Hop, I am giving away two prizes.
The first prize — a $10 Roane Publishing Gift Certificate is open to anyone who signs up for my monthly newsletter. You can find the signup form here: http://eepurl.com/bGX7mP (OPEN INTERNATIONALLY). I will randomly select one new subscriber at the end of the Hop for this prize.
The second prize — a signed print copy of Call of the Sea to one lucky commentor. (US ONLY)
So what do I want you to say in your comment to be qualified?
Simple — Just leave a comment below telling me what your goal is for 2016. That’s it. Oh, and please leave your email address, so I can reach you should you be selected as my winner.
Giveaways are open until the end of the HOP. Winners will be selected on Jan 9th and posted here on the blog once selected.
As I mentioned, there are a bunch of other sites and authors participating in the HOP, and each one has a giveaway of their own, so please stop by and visit with the others as well.
You can reach the list of participants by clicking the image at the top of the post, or my selecting the link below.
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Happy Hopping and here’s to an amazing 2016!!!
Happy Book Birthday to CALL OF THE SEA by Rebecca Hart (@Rebelhart69) – Hey, that’s me! #romance #pirate #irishLore
Im over the moon excited to announce that CALL OF THE SEA, my debut romance novel, is available from Roane Publishing starting today.
The novel has a snazzy new cover and an expanded ending, so if you read it when it first came out, it may be time to check it out again. I also have some review copies available, so if you would like one, just drop me a note.
Here are all the release details:
Keywords: Historical Romance, Paranormal Romance, shapeshifter, selkie, Pirates, Irish Lore, 17th Century Romance, Sea Stories
Description: Elysandra Winters has always yearned for a life of adventure on the rolling seas and is willing to do whatever it takes to fulfill her dream. When her Privateer father continually refuses to allow his only daughter to sail, Ellie defies him, disguises herself as a boy, and goes in search of a captain who will give her a chance to prove her worth.
Thanks to the cursed selkie blood coursing through his veins, Daniel O’Rourke needs the sea to survive. After giving up on his humanity and spending three years in seal form, he decides to give his human side another chance. Daniel goes in search of a job and a sense of normalcy, earning himself a position aboard Captain Winter’s ship, The Siren’s Call. However, his new captain’s first assignment has nothing at all to do with sailing, and everything to do with his headstrong young daughter.
Years later, when the leader of a band of bloodthirsty pirates murders Captain Winters, Daniel and Elysandra’s lives come crashing back together with the force of a hurricane. Both experts in deception, they must find a way to trust each other in order to quell the raging storm between them, and have any hope of hunting down the captain’s killer.
Get Your Copy Here:
Roane Publishing (Print and Digital)
Also available at these fine retailers:
Createspace (Best Option)
Sign Up for the BAD BOYS WANTED Release Blitz: Please and Thank you! #erotic #romance #BadBoys #BDSM
Roane Publishing is looking for Hosts for the upcoming release blitz for BAD BOYS WANTED, which will include a story from me (R. Brennan), as well as some fantastic erotic author friends of mine. If you like my stories, you are going to LOVE theirs. Just click the image above to be brought to the tour sign-up page.
Here are the story descriptions… a little something to tease you with, my dear.
Unrepentant – Lila Shaw
Lucky Lotto winner, Amy Burns has had enough of family members begging for handouts. With her millions safely hidden from the general public’s knowledge by way of an anonymous trust fund, she’s moved west to find a new beginning. She’s also found Jazz, a taciturn employee at her gym she can’t seem to stay away from.Only problem? He’s an ex-convict. Can Amy trust the former thief with her heart, especially after her relentless step-brother discovers her whereabouts and threatens to expose her secret, or might an unrepentant bad boy be the real winning ticket?
Over the Edge – Stella Berkley
Nothing short of a lobotomy could make Roman King forget Sloane Holliwell—part angel, part devil, and all his. If only she wasn’t the love of his best friend’s life. Even though they’re broken up, Roman would never hurt his brother from another mother that way.
Sloane has been self-destructing since her darkest fantasy, Roman, cut her out of his life. When he finds her bruised at a bar, he saves her from yet another boyfriend disaster. But he still won’t claim her despite their obvious attraction.
Instead, he offers to teacher her how to be a submissive, so he can find her a master that will take care of her. Once he gets her in the playroom, though, he discovers Sloane is playing games of her own.
Death’s Angel – Kastil Eavenshade
Four years ago, Constantine lost the only woman he ever loved. Now the incubus is culling the responsible vampire brood’s food source. One by one he steals the souls of the blood sucker’s familiars to turn the human population against his enemy. Blinded by vengeance, he makes the one mistake that could cost him the retribution he seeks.
Half-werewolf, Indira is thrust in the hands of the vampires to maintain peace amongst the clans. Instead of being an ambassador, she becomes a prisoner and forgotten by her pack. When the vampires bring a mysterious man trussed into their dungeons, he stirs something inside long since buried. Sexy and beyond anything she’s dealt with, her beating heart yearns to sacrifice her soul for one taste of Constantine.
In the throes of revenge, can the light of one angel tame a beast bred in hell?
Finding Forever – Lynn Burke
Samantha likes to bang a guy’s headboard and take off long before he bangs up her heart. Temptation returns in the form of a Zeus-like, tattooed hunk, the man whose first kiss roused her teenage hormones. His arrival carries the promise for more, but Sam’s determination to enjoy a taste–or two–without risking her heart could cost her the chance at finding forever.
Temptations of the Cage – R. Brennan
While she’s never considered herself a submissive, Katrina Norton has always had a bit of a pain fetish, so when the opportunity to work at one of the city’s most popular BDSM clubs presents itself, she decides it’s the perfect way to indulge her darker desires and earn enough money to pay for the expensive medications her ailing grandmother requires.
But when she meets handsome club owner, Damien Michaels, Trina has to remind herself he’s a potential boss, and off limits. Certainly not someone she should be imagining kneeling before and begging for just a taste of what’s hiding beneath his expensive tailored suit.
If she could just get her traitorous body to stick to the plan.
Without Words by Lolly Tova
Ivy McPhee dreads attending her high school reunion, but she’s willing to brave her childhood tormentors to see the bad boy she sat beside everyday on the school bus. Though they never exchanged a word, a decade later, he still owns her heart, and she’s determined to find out if the connection she felt to him all those years ago was a shared experience.
Ollie Ashwood, lead singer of the successful indie band Infraction, is still every inch a trouble maker, but his days of partying and womanizing are over. He’s finally ready to claim the only girl he ever cared enough about not to sweet talk into his arms. Playing a set at his school reunion seems the perfect ploy to draw Ivy out and tell her she’s the woman of his dreams.
Any chance of the two alumni discovering the depths of their feelings for one another is shattered by a scheming ex-student. Only revelations about the past can get Ollie and Ivy back on the right track, but Ollie must first persuade Ivy to bear her bully’s teasing long enough to listen.
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ARCs should be out around September 25th, so if you are interested in a copy for review, please drop me a note, or mention it when you sign up for the Release Blitz.
Thank you all for your continued support. I can’t tell you all how much I appreciate it.
Welcome back, everyone. Hope your summer is going wonderfully.
Today I have a special treat…the cover reveal for the BAD BOYS WANTED anthology from Roane Publishing. I’m doubly excited about this one because not only is the cover my design, but I also have a story featured in this tasty anthology. If that wasn’t enough to cheer about, I am also beyond thrilled to be sharing space in the release with some of my absolute favorite authors (and people).
Without too much ado, here are all the sweet details.
Bad Boys Wanted
An Erotic Romance Anthology
by Various Authors
Publisher: Roane Publishing
Release Date: October 21, 2015
Keywords: Erotic, Romance, BDSM, Bondage, Alpha Males, Domination / Submission, Sex Toys
Unrepentant – Lila Shaw
Over the Edge – Stella Berkley
Death’s Angel – Kastil Eavenshade
Finding Forever – Lynn Burke
Temptations of the Cage – R. Brennan
Without Words – Lolly Tova
Bad Boys Wanted release day blitz is now scheduling! If you’d like to host us on release day or any other day the following week, please click on the image above.
By Connie L. Smith
Blurb: Lila and Austin have known each other since she befriended his younger brother when she was a toddler. In fact, since her parents moved from her hometown, Lila’s lived with Austin’s family. The two are friends, though more of the teasing, taunting breed than the BFF variety.
But all it takes is one moment for everything to change…
For Austin, that moment comes when Lila performs a rumba in the school’s auditorium to qualify for the state dance competition, the young woman on stage so far-removed from the little girl in his memories.
For Lila, the moment is a reflected image of Austin preparing for prom, the guy standing in front of his mirror hardly resembling the child that spent so much of his youth pestering her.
Will they find a way to admit to themselves and their families that their feelings are deeper than friendship? And can Lila focus on this building relationship – and deal with her unstable ex – and still win the dance contest?
Austin’s gorgeous, smart, funny, ambitious, and athletic.
But he’s certainly not a dancer.
I learn that early in our miniature lesson, though it doesn’t bother me. No aggravation surfaces on his face if he misses a step, and his laughter when he completely botches a move proves contagious. He’s terrible, we both know it, and it’s about the most fun I’ve had in years.
When he messes up a particularly simple step, I cackle so much, I let go of his fingers to hold my palms over my mouth. “How could you miss that?”
Without a bit of shame, he shrugs. “It’s actually pretty easy to do on my end.”
“Well, I can see why I never picked you for a dance partner.”
He snorts. “Yeah, Trent was definitely the right way to go with that one. Now.” He takes my hands in his, glances down at his poorly functioning feet, then focuses on my face. “What did I do wrong?”
I have to bite down on my bottom lip to keep my amusement from showing, but I manage. Barely. “You know how some people have two left feet?” I wait for him to nod before I let humor take over my features. “You seem to think you only have one foot, period.”
He scrunches his brow. “What do you mean?”
“That’s what you did wrong.” I take a step back and drop his hands, thinking an example would be the best way to explain the problem. “You went here.” I put my right foot in place. “Then here.” My left foot hardly budges. “Then here.” I move my right foot about ten inches. “You should’ve moved your left foot more. When you didn’t, it knocked your balance off.”
“Something that simple?”
I roll my eyes at the disbelief in his tone, then lace our fingers again. “Yeah. Something that simple. Every step’s important when you’re dancing.”
“Huh.” The song changes, and it’s another slow number, one I recognize from Trent’s oldies collection. Johnny Rivers, singing “Slow Dancing.” I’m tempted to glance at Trent and his date to verify what I suspect—that he’s the one who requested the tune—but instead, I gaze up at Austin and find him grinning at me.
“Now this I can handle,” he brags.
I snicker and sink back into his arms…
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About the Author:
Connie L. Smith spends far too much time with her mind wandering in fictional places. She reads too much, likes to bake, and might forever be sad that she doesn’t have fairy wings. And that she can’t swing dance. Her music of choice is severely outdated, and as an adult she’s kind of obsessed with Power Rangers. She has her BA from Northern Kentucky University in Speech Communication and History (she doesn’t totally get the connection either), and is currently working on her MA.
Blog/Main Site: http://clsmithbooks.blogspot.com/
Welcome back to the blog. As promised, here are my winners for the Merry May Blog Hop hosted by Roane Publishing.
GRAND PRIZE: Signed print copy of FOR THE LOVE OF MURPHY
RUNNER-UP PRIZE: eCOPY of winner’s choice from backlist of Rebecca Hart or R. Brennan
Congratulations to the winners!! I will be in touch this week to get a mailing address and eBook choice from the winners. Thanks to all who participated and a BIG THANK YOU to Roane Publishing for hosting the event.
See you next time. 🙂