Monday, June 17, 2013

From Parts to Cobra!

My husband’s AC Roadster is finally ready! It’s been a long haul building this kit car, but it was well worth the wait. Besides he had tons of fun.

The parts arrived on November 2, 2010. Here’s the Cobra in boxes! The engine and transmission will be purchased separately at a later date.


The body still on the truck. It’s fiberglass and comes prefabbed from the factory. His Cobra is on the top. Red is not the final color. It will have to be painted after everything is assembled.


Work is progressing! We've got an engine!


The body can finally be put on the frame! My sister gets her first test drive! There's still work to be done (see, no headlights, no trim, no windshield or mirrors or roll bar!) and the Cobra needs a paint job.


And here she is, licensed, insured, and ready to roll. What a beauty!


Doesn't he look as happy as a pig in…a beautiful AC Roadster!


See any similarities?

And I’m ready to race!


It took two and a half years, but it kept him busy out in the garage. He probably could have finished it a lot faster if I didn’t keep a rein on the purse strings!

Laguna Seca Raceway here we come!

Just a reminder about the promotions going on right now! You can try Dead to the Max for free. It’s available on all the major sites. So grab your copy now! Amazon Nook iBookstore Kobo Smashwords All Romance.

I’ve also got my first audiobook out! The whole experience of creating the audio version of She’s Gotta Be Mine was great. I found a fabulous narrator in June Wayne, and I hope you’ll think so, too. I hope you’ll pop over to Audible to listen to an excerpt!

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Free book from Randi Alexander!

I have a special guest for you this week, Randi Alexander. We both belong to the 69 Shades of Smut blog. So sit back and enjoy an excerpt of Double Her Fantasy. The fabulous cover sure looks like my fantasy!!! Don't miss out on this chance to get the book for free on Amazon now through Saturday!
Free Book! Double Her Fantasy by Randi Alexander, and a Chance to Win a Sexy Nightshirt and Two Other Fun Prizes

Hi - I’m Randi Alexander, and I’ve got a couple fun things going on this week. My erotic menage romance is free at Amazon June 4 - 8. Published by The Wild Rose Press, it’s a hot and romantic story that I hope you’ll enjoy.

Drop by my website for multiple chances to win a cute nightshirt (sizes S - 3X) with my tagline printed on it, a big coffee mug, or a handy flask necklace. Click here to enter.
BOOK BLURB: At a comic book convention, artist Megan Shore is thrilled to meet action movie hunk Garret McGatlin. Usually reclusive, Megan flirts with the leading man of her sexual fantasies. He invites her to his suite for a drink, but when she arrives, his rancher brother Trey opens the door and unleashes Megan's cowboy fantasy. Both men pour on the charm, and she can't decide which of them she desires more.

The McGatlin brothers have shared women, but none of them were like Megan, irresistible and perfect for both of them. Working together, they execute a potent seduction. During a hot, amazing week, the three-way relationship becomes emotionally charged. When they're thrown into the media spotlight, Megan fears the exposure will trigger a past threat. Garrett and Trey need to prove they can keep Megan safe as well as happy and satisfied in their arms.

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EXCERPT: In his bedroom, Trey set Megan down next to the king size bed as Garret adjusted the lights to the perfect level for seduction. Trey's gaze locked with hers. “You tell us if anything doesn't feel right.”

She loved the way his concern for her took precedence over everything else. She nodded, torn between the excitement of doing something so indulgent, and the insecurity of never having participated in anything this naughty before.

Trey unbuttoned his suit coat.

Megan slid her hands up his chest, onto his shoulders, and eased the jacket down his arms.

With a groan, he tossed it aside. He stepped closer and slid an arm around her, finding her dress' zipper and tugging it down her spine.

A rush of pleasure raced down her vertebrae right along with his fingers.

Megan unbuttoned his shirt with unsteady hands. This was really happening. She pulled in a slow breath and allowed herself to relax and enjoy. A fine forest of blond hair covered Trey's upper chest, narrowing as it swirled down his stomach, disappearing beneath his belt buckle. “Mmm.” She ran her fingers through it as he plucked the straps of her dress from her shoulders.

With her arms at her sides, the dress fell to her hips, revealing her red satin strapless bra.

“Aw, darlin'.” Trey's eyes narrowed as he looked at her breasts, his breathing sped. She felt the heat of his stare pebbling her nipples and raising goosebumps along her belly.

Behind her, Garret pressed his bare chest to her back. Glancing at him, she saw his shirt open, his pants still in place, but his feet bare.

“Why don't we all get naked?” Garret murmured against her neck.

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I hope you like Double Her Fantasy, and good luck in the contest!
"Rode Hard and Put Up Satisfied"
Double Her Fantasy is free in digital format at Amazon

Monday, June 3, 2013

My first audiobook, She's Gotta Be Mine!

Oh my God, is it June already!!??
I want to let you know I’ve got a fabulous guest coming up this week, Randi Alexander. She’s going to be giving away one of her books for free, so stop by the blog tomorrow and the rest of the week to get all the details on that.

Second, Dead to the Max is free! If you missed my other free days for Dead to the Max, don’t miss it this time. And stop by the 69 Shades of Smut Blog on June 6 to see all the new Max Starr covers!

I’ve told you all how much I love audiobooks. I’m an addict! The reason that they’re so fantastic for me is that I’ve got so little time to actually sit down and read. Honestly, I was down to reading only a book or two a month. It was pathetic. My sister kept telling me about audiobooks, but I kept saying that there was no way I could concentrate on listening, my mind would wander, etc, etc. Finally, though, I gave in and tried my first audiobook. It was Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly. I absolutely loved it! And I’ve since read the whole Harry Bosch series, the Mickey Haller series, and all his other books. Now a few things about audiobooks. First, yes, your mind can wander. I find this happens if the book has too much description or drones on in any way about things that aren’t engaging. When my mind wanders, to me, it’s a sign of a bad book. Second, if the reader isn’t good, it can ruin the whole story. And the reader has to be right for the kind of book you’re listening to. You would think a male reader wouldn’t work for a romance, but I’ve been surprised. Men can actually do quite a good job, toning down on the flowery prose. So, I highly recommend you try audiobooks. I just finished listening to The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh, recommended to me by Lloyd Russell of The Book Sage blog. It was a fabulous read! And I think it’s a great introduction to audiobooks.

And now to my big news, I’ve got an audiobook out now! I’m so pleased to tell you about She’s Gotta Be Mine. My husband and I auditioned a lot of readers and we found the perfect fit in June Wayne. She does a marvelous job capturing Bobbie’s character. She has a way with those laugh-out-loud moments. And she carries off the love scenes perfectly. I hope you’ll check it out. You find She’s Gotta Be Mine on Audible. Audible is a membership system so it’s a great way to try audiobooks from a list of thousands. If you’ve already purchased She’s Gotta Be Mine in ebook format from, you can get the book at a reduced rate. So check it out on Amazon, too. It’s also available iTunes.

Here’s a brief blurb for She’s Gotta Be Mine, Cottonmouth Book 1:

Dumped? For her husband’s high school sweetheart he hasn’t seen in twenty years? Roberta Jones Spivey isn’t going to lay down for that. Instead, she reinvents herself and the new Bobbie Jones—new haircut, new name, new attitude—follows her soon-to-be ex to the small Northern California town of Cottonmouth.

What better way to show him—and his sweetheart—what he’s missing in the brand new Bobbie Jones than taking up with the town’s local bad boy—who’s also reputed to be a serial killer. Nick Angel is devilishly handsome and sexy as all get-out. In a word, perfect.

It’s all going exactly according to plan...until a real murder rocks the little town of Cottonmouth. Of course, Nick didn’t do it...did he?
I hope you’ll pop over to Audible to listen to an excerpt!

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