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Evernight Publishing Birthday Bash Blog Hop #giveaway #erotic #romance #BDayBashHop

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Celebrate like a ROCK STAR because Evernight Publishing is THREE!

In three short years, Evernight has grown by leaps and bounds thanks to readers like you! Evernight is pulling out all the stops and throwing an extreme BIRTHDAY BASH BLOG HOP in your honor!

That’s right! It’s Evernight’s birthday but YOU get the presents…

Prizes include:

Samsung Galaxy Tab

Kindle Paperwhite

Kobo Touch

$100 Evernight and Amazon Gift Certificates

Mega Evernight Swag Pack

Plus, each author on the hop will offer his/her own special prize!

As an author, I’m thrilled to share my stories with you and Evernight helps make my books shine! Here’s one reason why I love Evernight Publishing:

I’ve been submitting my erotic stories for the past two years and Evernight Publishing has been my favorite publisher to date. Why?

Because aside from the great authors they have, many of whom have become good friends, their staff is second to none when it comes to offering support to their authors. Not once have I felt shuffled off or ignored, and in a business that can be cutthroat at time, it is quite a refreshing change. That sort of loyalty is one of the biggest reasons I think so many of their authors stick with them. We feel like part of the family. Not just as a slogan or catch phrase, but genuinely involved.

I love that about Evernight.

I’m over the moon excited to have a chance to take part in their 3rd Birthday celebration.

For my little part of the hop, I have decided to host a Rafflecopter giveaway of my own — offering entrants a chance at a $10 Evernight Publishing Gift Card as the Grand Prize, and a runner-up prize of the winner’s choice of either of my Evernight titles — Vanilla-Free Christmas or a Leap of Faith.

So you have an idea what you can win there, here is the info on each of the titles being offered as prizes. If you are interested in grabbing a copy rather than waiting to see if you won, click on the book images in the right sidebar and they will take you to the purchase pages for each title.

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VANILLA-FREE CHRISTMAS (An Evernight Anthology)

This Christmas, the best gifts are waiting for those who have been naughty…

And the toys under the tree are not for children. Sexy Santas, naughty elves, and dominant shifters are ready to spread some very kinky Christmas cheer. It’s a good thing the ladies in our stories are looking for anything but vanilla.

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9 Author Kink Anthology~
Santa’s Beard by Doris O’Connor
The Olympian by Sandra Bunino
Three in a Tub by Giselle Renarde
A Few of My Favorite Things by Seleste deLaney
The Man Inside by Lila Shaw
Who’s Been Naughty and Nice? by Vanessa Devereaux
Secrets Santa by Raven McAllan
Faith’s Gift by R. Brennan
A Very Furry Christmas by Jorja Lovett
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A LEAP OF FAITH
Roses and Thorns, 1

New submissive, Faith Daniels, is completely infatuated with her amazing Dominant, Richard Halstead. So when he sends her a summons via text message a full day before they had plans to meet, she can barely contain her excitement.

But, Richard didn’t just invite her over for a play date. Not this time. He has a proposition for Faith. One that could change the rest of her life.

Be Warned: BDSM, anal sex, sex toys, pet play

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I bet you are wondering how you get yourself entered to win all these fabulous prizes.

To Enter to Win the Grand Prizes offered by Evernight Publishing, visit their Rafflecopter link here: http://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/e561a316/

To Enter to Win the $10 Evernight Publishing Gift Card or choice of the eBooks above, just answer this question in the comments section,

What is the best birthday gift you ever received?

then visit my rafflectoper link to register your entry. The link to the rafflectopter giveaway can be found on my website (which lets me host rafflectoper). Just Click HERE to get to it.

Thanks so much for coming by to celebrate with me. I can’t wait to see your answers. Hoping some of you will have amazing and unique gift ideas to share with the rest of us.

Happy Hopping and Happy Birthday to Evernight Publishing!!

You can Hop to the next stop here: http://www.inlinkz.com/wpview.php?id=314265

Also, before you go….

It’s the perfect time to buy the Evernight titles on your TBR list, as well as new gems you find during the event, because Evernight’s entire backlist is on sale at evernightpublishing.com and allromanceebooks.com through October 7th!

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Mid-week Tease: I Need a Richard… #MWTease #Erotic #BDSM #Romance #WickedWednesday

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I don’t know about the rest of you, but this week has been crawling by for me. Of course, it may be because I am headed to Cape Cod tomorrow (bright and too damned early) to enjoy 4 days of sun and surf on the coast. Yup — long week.

But, the good news is we all have the Mid-Week Tease to make the week go faster.

For my part, this week I thought I would share a bit of a teaser from my most recent Evernight Publishing release, A LEAP OF FAITH. I’m currently working on the next installment of this series, so have Richard on the brain right now. He is one of my favorite characters, and one of those dominants I wish I knew in real life… yup… tasty tasty.

Anyway, for all of us in need of a little Domination this week, here is a bit of my story A LEAP OF FAITH:

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Faith woke to find herself still nestled tightly against Richard’s warm body and bright, early morning sunshine streaming through the gauzy gray curtains of his bedroom. Not quite ready to face the realities of dawn, she snuggled deeper into the covers, inhaled a lungful of his spicy scent, and pressed her eyes closed.

When she opened them again, her gaze locked with Richard, who sat reclined against the headboard. Had he been watching her sleep? She moved to sit up, cheeks heating.

Richard held her in place, a smile lighting his features. “Where do you think you’re going?”

“Sorry, I was just…”

“Just nothing. I’m not done admiring your beauty quite yet. The black leather collar suits you, pet.”

A tiny smile tugged at the corner of her lips, but before she could thank him, Richard swiped the blankets away with a quick jerk, exposing her nudity, and letting all the trapped heat out from under them.

Faith squealed, wrapped her arms around her bared breasts, and rolled into him. Burying her face against his chest, she gave an exaggerated shiver. “Too cold.”

“It’s like eighty degrees in here.”

She peeked up at him. “It was until you let all the heat out of the covers.”

He reached between her arms and tweaked a nipple. “Don’t worry. You’ll warm up while you’re making the coffee. You know where everything is, yes?”

She shivered and glanced across the room at the bedroom door. “It’s so far away.”

His laughter warmed her some. “You’ll survive. I like mine black, one sugar.” He gave her behind a pinch. “Hop to it. The sooner it’s done, the sooner you can return to the warm covers.” A teasing light danced in his eyes. “And, more importantly, me.”

Faith bowed her lips into a pretty pout. “May I have a kiss to keep me warm during my journey to the harsh and frozen realm of ceramic kitchen tiles?”

“How can I refuse you when you ask so nicely, fair maiden?” He gripped her chin, his sweet mouth descending towards hers. A hair’s breath from reaching her parted lips, Richard hesitated. “What do you say?”

“Please?” she begged.

He captured her mouth with his, heating Faith to her toes in the space of an instant, and scattering her thoughts like autumn leaves in a brisk wind.

She melted against him, whimpering when his tongue invaded and teased hers, taunting it to join in his erotic dance. Her hands slid up his toned pectorals on their way to encircle his neck.

Richard captured her wrists, stopping her timid advance in its tracks. He drew his hot lips away, leaving her breathless. “Oh, no you don’t. Nice try, little minx. Coffee first. Your reward comes afterward.”

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I want a Richard reward… how about you guys? Feel free to leave your thoughts in the comments section below. I’m a comment whore, so …. I’ll just leave it at that.

If you want more Richard, you can find it here:

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A LEAP OF FAITH
by R. Brennan

Blurb: New submissive, Faith Daniels, is completely infatuated with her amazing Dominant, Richard Halstead. So when he sends her a summons via text message a full day before they had plans to meet, she can barely contain her excitement.

But, Richard didn’t just invite her over for a play date. Not this time. He has a proposition for Faith. One that could change the rest of her life.

Be Warned: BDSM, anal sex, sex toys, pet play

BUY LINKS:

Evernight Publishing  |  Amazon  |  Barnes and Noble

Bookstrand  |  All Romance eBooks  |  Smashwords

Also, be sure to swing by the other blogs offering teases for you this week. You can find the list here:

Click here to view this Linky Tools list…

Thanks for stopping in!!

Sinful Sirens #Giveaway Hop Winner: Congratulations to… #Winner #LeapofFaith @evernightpub

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It’s time to announce the winner of my giveaway in the Sinful Sirens Giveaway Hop this past week. I probably should have had this done a few days ago, but as usual, I am a bit behind.

LeapofFaith_WebTo remind you all, I’d offered up an e-Book copy of my latest erotic romance release, A LEAP OF FAITH to one lucky Facebook or Twitter follower.

Blurb: New submissive, Faith Daniels, is completely infatuated with her amazing Dominant, Richard Halstead. So when he sends her a summons via text message a full day before they had plans to meet, she can barely contain her excitement.

But, Richard didn’t just invite her over for a play date. Not this time. He has a proposition for Faith. One that could change the rest of her life.

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All of the qualified entries and been run through the randomizer, frisked properly, and put in neat little rows.

And the lucky winner is:

Elizabeth Blower

*cue confetti and fanfare*

Congratulations, Elizabeth. Check your email for a note from me. 🙂

A big thank you to everyone who entered, and I hope you had as much fun as I did on this HOP. More gratitude to Under the Covers and Guilty Pleasures for co-hosting the event.

Oh! I almost forgot… If you didn’t win and you still want to snag a copy of A LEAP OF FAITH, the buy links are below.

See you all next time.

LEAP OF FAITH BUY LINKS:

Evernight Publishing  |  All Romance eBooks  |  Bookstrand  |  Amazon

#SexySnippets: Please, Sir, may I have some more… #LeapofFaith #erotic #BDSM #Romance

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Hello and welcome back to the blog for another weekly tease brought to you by SEXY SNIPPETS, where we share 7 steamy sentences from a WIP or published work.

LeapofFaith_WebBeing that A LEAP OF FAITH just released on Wednesday, I thought I would stick with that story for this week’s excerpt. This particular snippet comes from my favorite scene in the story — Faith and Richard’s “romantic” dinner.

(Faith is currently blindfolded and has just been fed a scrumptious morsel by her Dom, Richard)

“Thank you, Sir.”

“Would you like more?”

Her more carnal urges clawed their way to the surface, but she pressed them back into the darkest corner of her psyche. “If you wish, Sir.”

“Oh, no, little one, not what I wish. Pay attention when your dominant speaks to you. I asked if you wanted more.”

Trust me when I say, things only get better from here… but you will have to grab a copy of the story to find out.

(Yes, I can be a real bitch sometimes *wink*)

Here is where you can snag yourself a copy:

Buy Links:

Evernight Publishing  |  All Romance eBooks  |  Bookstrand  |  Amazon

As always, I really appreciate you stopping by and sharing a bit of your Sunday with me. Be sure to swing by the SEXY SNIPPETS blog and check out the other participating authors offering you a bit of heat this lovely Sunday morning.

Until next time…
~Bex

LEAP OF FAITH has a cover!! Cool, right? #SQUEE #CoverReveal #erotic #romance #BDSM

I’m overjoyed to share the cover created by Sour Cherry designs for my latest erotic work for Evernight Publishing, a Romance on the Go title, and the sequel to FAITH’S GIFT — A LEAP OF FAITH.

Despite my complete lack of patience, I managed to survive long enough to reveal it to you all here on the blog today. Well worth the wait now that I have seen it…

*cue drumroll*

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by R. Brennan

Publisher: Evernight Publishing

Genre: Erotic Romance (BDSM)

Series: Roses and Thorns

Line: Romance on the Go

Release Date: May 15, 2013

Blurb: 

New submissive, Faith Daniels is completely infatuated with her amazing Dominant, Richard Halstead, so when he sends her a summons via text message a full day before they had plans to meet, she can barely contain her excitement.

But, Richard didn’t just invite her over for a BDSM play date. Not this time. He has a proposition for Faith. One that could change the rest of her life.

Add to Goodreads: 

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What do you think? Love it? Hate it? Indifferent?

If you read the first story, FAITH’S GIFT, does this fit with the way you pictured the characters? Always interested in readers reactions to a cover, so feel free to share.

Thanks, as always for coming by.
~Bex

#SexySnippets: 3 Days Until Release Day. I’m celebrating now! #LeapofFaith #Erotic #BDSM #Romance

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Welcome to #SexySnippets –where we share seven steamy sentences from a WIP or published work. As it says in the title, I’m ready to start celebrating since we are just three days away from my first solo release with Evernight Publishing, A LEAP OF FAITH. As some of you know, the story takes over where my Vanilla-Free Christmas tale, FAITH’S Gift leaves off, giving the reader another glimpse into the world of Faith Daniels and Richard Halstead.

I’m in standby mode on the cover from Sour Cherry Designs, which I can’t wait to see, and gearing up for the run of promotions that come with a new release. Things should get interesting over the coming weeks — thanks for riding along with me.

Here’s a peak at my soon to be released erotic romance, A LEAP OF FAITH:

Strong hands grabbed hold of her kneecaps, startling her. Richard jerked her legs apart until she knelt in an exposed V position. His voice arrived close to her ear, sending a chill through her. “When I ask you to kneel for me, this is how you are to do it. I want you to display your desire. Show your need with the pride of a submissive. Do you understand me, Faith?”

I can’t help myself…Richard is definitely one of my favorite leading men. So very Alpha *licks lips*

Anyway… thanks for coming by. Be sure to swing by the Sexy Snippets page to find the list of participating authors and go see them as well. There are some fantastic authors involved, and who knows, you just may find your next favorite along the way.

Happy Sunday!
~Bex

#SexySnippets: A good submissive always asks to come. #BDSM #Erotic #Romance #LeapofFaith

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Welcome to my little corner of the blogging universe for another weekly installment of SEXY SNIPPETS, where we share seven steamy sentences from a published work or WIP.

Since there are just eleven more days until my first solo release with Evernight Publishing, A LEAP OF FAITH, I thought I would share just a little bit more of Faith and Richard with you. Don’t forget to look for it on May 15th and check back here over the coming week. I just may have some nifty giveaways to celebrate release day.

But for now, here is a Sunday tease from my Romance on the Go title, A LEAP OF FAITH. (Mature audiences only, please)

“What did you say?”

She released a cry of dismay at his abrupt abandonment of her pleasure center. “Oh, God, no. Don’t stop. Please.” She tossed her head back against the pillows.

“Did you need something, pet?”

Her fingers dug into his shoulders, her leg muscles tense. “I asked for permission to come, Sir.”

Yup. I like that one. How about you? Feel free to share your thoughts in the comments section. Love hearing from you all. 🙂

Make sure you hit the banner at the top of the post or CLICK RIGHT HERE to see the list of participating blogs for this week. There are always all sorts of steamy snippets being shared. And who knows, maybe you’ll find your next favorite author on the way. *winks* You never know.

For now, thanks for coming by and happy Sunday. See you next time.
~Bex

#SexySnippets: More about my #BookBoyfriend, Richard Halstead #RosesThorns #BDSM #EroRom

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Welcome back to the blog for another installment of Sexy Snippets. Sharing seven steamy sentences from a publication or WIP.

In keeping with Evernight Publishing’s #BookBoyfriend Blog event, I decided to feature my chosen book boyfriend, Richard Halstead. However, this time, instead of sharing from my already published Vanilla-Free Christmas story, I have decided to share seven from my expected May 15th release with Evernight Publishing, A LEAP OF FAITH –which also features hunky dominant,  Richard Halstead.

Here is this week’s seven:

Strong hands grabbed hold of her kneecaps, startling her. Richard jerked her legs apart until she knelt in an exposed V position. His voice arrived close to her ear, sending a chill through her. “When I ask you to kneel for me, this is how you are to do it. I want you to display your desire. Show your need with the pride of a submissive. Do you understand me, Faith?”

A LEAP OF FAITH is the sequel to FAITH’S GIFT and the second story in my “Roses and Thorns” series. It will be part of Evernight Publishing’s Romance on the Go line with a projected release date of May 15, 2013, so be sure to check it out then.

Don’t forget to stop by the other blogs offering SEXY SNIPPETS this week. There are always some fantastic tidbits and teasers to be found.

See you next time and Happy Sunday.
~Bex

#SexySnippets: Checking in with Faith and Richard #LeapofFaith #BDSM @Evernightpub

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Welcome to another installment of Sexy Snippets, where we share seven steamy sentences from a WIP or completed work. This week, I thought I would share another small piece of my erotic romance, A LEAP OF FAITH, which is due for release from Evernight Publishing in May of this year.

“Yes, Sir.” Faith padded across the carpet, grabbing a terrycloth robe from the coat rack near the bathroom door on her way by.

“What are you doing?”

She froze mid stride, one arm  half stuffed in the robe’s sleeve and glanced over her shoulder. “Getting the coffee, Sir.”

“Put the robe back on the peg, Faith. I didn’t give you permission to cover yourself.”

*shivers* Man, I just love a man who knows he is in control. Always makes me melty 😛 How about you? What sort of man gets you hot? Commanding? Sweet? Leave a comment below and let me know.

As always, thanks so much for stopping in. Be sure to swing by the other authors offering SEXY SNIPPETS this week. You can click the link in the previous sentence, or click on the image at the top of the page to get the list.

Oh, and Happy Easter!!

A Leap of Faith Contracted by Evernight Publishing #RosesandThorns #BDSM @evernightpub

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Now that the ink is dry on the contract, I can shout my good news from the rooftops without fear of jinxing myself.

*happy wiggling*

A LEAP OF FAITH, the sequel to FAITH’S GIFT (Vanilla-Free Christmas) and the beginning of my “Roses and Thorns” series has been contracted by Evernight Publishing for tentative release in May 2013.

I’m over the moon excited to be working with Evernight on my first solo release with their fantastic and growing publishing house.

To celebrate the great news, I thought I would offer you a little tidbit from each of the stories, and hopefully get you all as excited as I am about the new release.

From FAITH’S GIFT (Vanilla-Free Christmas):

He led her back down the hall off of the living room, but instead of entering his bedroom as Faith had anticipated, Richard stopped at the door to the storage room across the hall. He unlocked the door with a tiny silver key he removed from his shorts pocket and pushed it open. “Ladies first.”

Faith took a few tentative steps into the darkened room.

Richard followed her inside and flicked on the light.

The first thing to capture Faith’s attention was the giant black cross positioned directly across from the door. There were leather straps on both sides and at the bottom. Beside it sat a padded sawhorse with a kneeler, and next to that was a table similar to one you might find in a doctor’s office. On the wall were black and silver instruments of all types and sizes; some she recognized, most she didn’t.

Fear tickled the hair on her arms. She took a step backward, coming in contact with Richard’s chest.

“Don’t be afraid,” he soothed, voice soft at her ear. His arms slipped around her waist. “I know you aren’t ready for most of the toys in here. We’re just here to grab a few things.”

Faith stared at the barbed whip hanging on the wall beside the cross. *Hopefully not that.*

He nibbled at her earlobe, scattering her thoughts. “We’ll take things slow and easy so you can learn to trust me.”

His lips were driving her mad. Faith tilted her head, giving him unfettered access to her throat.

Richard’s teeth played havoc with coherent thought. His words vibrated along her pulse. “I’ll take that as a ‘Yes, Sir’.” He released his hold on her waist and headed to a wall of hanging chain and leather. He removed a thin black studded collar from its peg. He glanced over his shoulder. “Come here.”

I can’t certainly understand why readers have taken such a shine to Richard. Just the right amount of dominance, sarcasm and charm. Here is a bit more of Richard — this time from the new story, A LEAP OF FAITH.

Not quite ready to face the realities of dawn, she snuggled deeper into the covers, inhaled a lungful of his spicy scent, and pressed her eyes closed.

When she opened them again, her gaze locked with Richard, who sat reclined against the headboard. Had he been watching her sleep? She moved to sit up, cheeks heating.

Richard held her in place, a smile lighting his features. “Where do you think you’re going?”

“Sorry, I was just…”

“Just nothing. I’m not done admiring your beauty quite yet. The black leather collar suits you, pet.”

A tiny smile tugged at the corner of her lips, but before she could thank him, Richard swiped the blankets away with a quick jerk, exposing her nudity, and letting all the trapped heat out from under them.

Faith squealed, wrapped her arms around her bared breasts and rolled into him, Burying her face against his chest, she gave an exaggerated shiver. “Too cold.”

“It’s like eighty degrees in here.”

She peeked up at him. “It was until you let all the heat out of the covers.”

He reached between her arms and tweaked a nipple. “Don’t worry. You’ll warm up while you’re making the coffee. You know where everything is, yes?”

She shivered and glanced across the room at the bedroom door. “It’s so far away.”

His laughter warmed her some. “You’ll survive. I like mine black, one sugar.” He gave her behind a pinch. “Hop to it. The sooner it’s done, the sooner you can return to the warm covers.” A teasing light danced in his eyes. “And, more importantly, me.”

Faith bowed her lips into a pretty pout. “May I have a kiss to keep me warm during my journey to the harsh and frozen realm of ceramic kitchen tiles?”

“How can I refuse you when you ask so nicely, fair maiden?” He gripped her chin, his sweet mouth descending towards hers. A hair’s breath from reaching her parted lips, Richard hesitated. “What do you say?”

“Please?” she begged.

He captured her mouth with his, heating Faith to her toes in the space of an instant, and scattering her thoughts like autumn leaves in a brisk wind.

She melted against him, whimpering when his tongue invaded and teased hers, taunting it to join in his erotic dance. Her hands slid up his toned pectorals on their way to encircle his neck.

Richard captured her wrists, stopping her timid advance in its tracks. He drew his hot lips away, leaving her breathless. “Oh, no you don’t. Nice try, little minx. Coffee first. Your reward comes afterward.”

Well, did it work? Are you just excited as excited for release day as I am? I’m sure you all realize I will do my best to keep you informed as things progress.

 

Feel free to comment or share your thoughts below. 🙂

NOTE: If you are an erotic book reviewer and are interested in receiving an ARC copy for review, just drop me an email at rbrennanerotica (at) yahoo (dot) com and I will add you to the list for when the ARC’s are complete.

 

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