Dancing With The Enemy by Vicki Green ~Sweeter Than Chocolate: Valentine’s Day Anthology Author Spotlight Interview @rileyks3 #SteamyRomance #ContemporaryRomance #MasqueradeBall #Romance #ValentinesRomance #MustRead2020 #SexyRomance #Mysterious #contemporary #romancereads #anthology #collection #holidayromance #spicyromreads

 

Blurb:
A man who lost his heart.
Punished himself for things beyond his control.
Blame.
Guilt.
A charity masquerade ball on Valentine’s Day.
A mysterious woman intrigues him.
She becomes his conquest. 
Someone to make him forget.
But at what cost?
 
 
Where can readers find Dancing With The Enemy?
Available exclusively in the Sweeter Than Chocolate: Valentine’s Day Anthology
Grab your pre-order copy for 99 cents, but only for a limited time!
 
Universal Link: http://mybook.to/STC
 
Sweeter than chocolate and hotter than your heart’s desire. 
 
Celebrate the day of love with sixteen sweet and spicy stories from some of your favorite USA Today and Amazon Bestselling Authors. Brimming with love, passion, and angst, this anthology will satisfy your sweet tooth, set your heart on fire, and leave you yearning for more. 
 
So tear into your favorite box of Valentine’s Day chocolates, pour a glass of wine, and start reading for some decadent, melt-in-your-mouth Valentine-themed romances.
 
 
Author Interview
 

Hello and welcome, readers! We have Vicki Green here with us today. Vicki, Thanks for visiting us.

Thank you for having me.



How long have you been a writer and how did you come to writing?

I published my first book in 2013. I’d been having a dream for about a year and came home one day after work and decided to write it down on a Word document. I kept adding to it and showed it to a Blogger friend. She told me to keep writing. She wanted to know what was going to happen next. So, I did. That became my first book! While I was writing, an idea came to me for the next book in the series. I published the second book that same year.





Tell us about your title featured in: Sweeter Than Chocolate: Valentine’s Day Anthology.

Dancing with the Enemy. The song that inspired my story is Dancing with a Stranger, but I couldn’t use that due to it being the songs title. As the story progressed, Dancing with the Enemy became more suited. 



How did you come up with the storyline?

As I said earlier, I’d been hearing Dancing with a Stranger on the radio a lot. Visions became more and more clear as I wrote the story. Mysterious. Intriguing. The song really helped guide me. 



What inspires you to write?

Pictures. A song. It’s really odd sometimes when an idea will hit me. Once, I was brushing my teeth, listening to the radio. A song came on and a story idea came right away. 



What is your favorite genre to read?

Contemporary Romance, Romance Suspense, and Romantic Comedy. I guess that’s why I love to write those genres.



What would you say is the one thing are you most passionate about outside of writing?

My family. My husband and my two sons. Oh! And, our 3 dogs. Also, we have friends in a band, and I LOVE to dance! We go see them almost every month, when we can. I am very passionate about dancing.



When you are not writing, what do you like to do?

Dancing with my husband and hanging out with our friends. Spending time with our boys, as much as I can. Our youngest son moved out over a year ago so I don’t get to see him as often. Our oldest son just got a new job where he works nights so our time with him has become more limited as well. 



Tell us about your other books.

Well, I have 26 books published. Country Romance, Romance, Romance Suspense and Romantic Comedy. Four series and a few standalones. 



Where can readers find you?

Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/VickiGreenAuthor

Twitter:  @rileyks3 – https://twitter.com/rileyks3

Goodreads Author:  https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/7112966.Vicki_Green

Instagram: @vickigreenauthor – https://www.instagram.com/vickigreenauthor/

Readers group – Greens Gabbers – https://www.facebook.com/groups/329727787210554/

Newsletter:  http://eepurl.com/bUQ5gL

Website:  https://vickigreen3.wixsite.com/vickigreenauthor

Amazon:  https://www.amazon.com/Vicki-Green/e/B00F2ZA9L8

Bookbub:  https://www.bookbub.com/authors/vicki-green





About the Author: 

Best selling Author of Contemporary Romance, Romance Suspense, and Romantic Comedy, Vicki lives in Kansas, spending her time with her husband and two sons. When not writing, she loves dancing with her husband, seeing their friends band, and hanging out at home with her family and furbabies.




 

#COVERREVEAL #FUTURISTICROMANCE #SCIFIROMANCE

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I have really  neglected  my blog.  I didn’t realize it had been so long.  I shifted my focus more to the whole newsletter thing.  If you don’t subscribe to my newsletter, I just sent one out today.  It had links to my free book, a couple of .99 books, and I’m giving away a signed paperback. 

https://mailchi.mp/6cf5645c433f/cover-reveal-new-release-free-signed-paperback-812085

I have been writing like crazy the last few months.  I have a new release coming out May 9, 2019.  It is book 1 and 2 in the Heroes of Neoma series.  It’s being released under a new pen name, Sheridan Knight.  Book 1 is the previously released Charm Him, Disarm Him.  I fast at work on book 3.

Here’s the blurb for book 2:

Phaedra is a New Society female on their planet Nysa.  She has one purpose, and it’s to service assignment soldiers for one month in whatever capacity they desire. Alistair is her doctor, and when he makes a life-changing decision for her, she feels nothing but anger and betrayal for the man.
Alistair is a slovenly, unattractive doctor whose job is to enhance the females to appeal and appease the New Society soldiers.  He sedates and forces Phaedra to leave for the desecrated and disease-ridden Earth, followed by transport to Neoma, the frozen, death planet. His plan was to save her from a life of servitude and offer her a freedom she wouldn’t have had.
But all isn’t as it seems.  And when Phaedra learns to see and trust with her heart and not her eyes, she will risk not only her life, but the life of the man she wants to share it with. Is Alistair strong enough to save them both? Is she willing to trust the feelings that are forming between them?
This is book two in the Heroes of Neoma Collection. It can be read as a standalone but may be better enjoyed if read in order.

 

I have a #newrelease today, and I’m featuring Stella Moore and her book, Daddy’s Perfect Princess.

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First, I will mention that this is another beautiful Blushing Books cover.

Perfection comes in all sizes.

Blurb:

Left humiliated and heartbroken by the man she’d planned to marry, Mindy Kirkman goes on a mission to get the best revenge (body) she can. Her plans take an unexpected turn when she falls hard for sexy personal trainer, Fox Washburn. But Mindy’s quest for revenge takes her down a dangerous path. Will she sabotage her happiness with Fox? Or will she finally accept that perfection comes in all sizes?

Purchase Links: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07F2MQZTY/

Fox took her hand again and led her through a door to his bedroom. She felt like she was walking on clouds. Was this actually happening? Was she really about to get a spanking, not just for fun or role playing, but an honest to goodness discipline spanking?

Fox led her to a bare corner of his bedroom and turned her to face the wall. “Hands on your head.” She quickly complied with the gruff order, and her heart tripped over itself when she felt his fingers in the waistband of her leggings.

“Fox,” she trailed off, unsure of what she wanted to say next.

“They’re coming down, little girl. We already talked about this.”

“Yes, I know, it’s just,” she was mortified to hear the tears in her voice, “I don’t want you to see me. I’m not, you know.”

“I don’t know. Not what, Melinda?”

“I’m not skinny like the girls you’re used to!” she blurted out, tears blurring her vision. “And thank God for that.”

Of all the answers she’d prepared herself for, that hadn’t even been on the radar. “What?”

He leaned down, his breath tickling her ear as he spoke. “I love the way you look. I love your round bottom, your bouncy breasts, every single inch of you. I’ve had to fight to keep my hands off you since the moment you walked into my gym.”

Pinch test be damned, this was definitely a dream. “You don’t mean that,” she replied instinctively. The idea of a man finding her sexy, as she was and not as she potentially could be, was beyond her ability to comprehend.

“I’m going to let that one slide. But we have some work to do, me and you. Now, your leggings are coming down and I don’t want another word about it, or your weight, or I will take my belt to your bottom when we’re finished. Understood?”

The emotions raging inside of her robbed her ability to speak, so she simply nodded. Squeezing her eyes shut, she held her breath as he tugged her leggings and her panties to her knees. “You’re beautiful,” he murmured, one huge hand stroking her bare skin until she trembled. “But you’ll be even more beautiful with this bottom painted a nice pretty red. Stay in the corner until I call for you.”

About Stella and how to find her:

Nestled somewhere in the Southeastern United a States you can usually find Stella curled up on her couch with her tablet, a blanket (because even during a southern summer, she’s freezing) and a glass of wine. If she isn’t writing or tweaking her newest work, she’s glued to a book. Romance, suspense, thrillers, Stella loves a little bit of everything.

Other than reading, she spends her time listening to her husband play his guitar and throwing spontaneous dance parties with her two teenage daughters in the living room. When she can convince everyone else to venture outside, she loves hiking and swimming. Her husband is fairly certain she’s secretly a mermaid, as she’d live in the water if she could.

Stella has been writing spanking fiction off and on for years, but she’s just recently taken the plunge into writing full on novels. She is from the school of “write what you know”, and her husband is always willing (sometimes too willing!) to assist with any research she needs.

Follow Stella:
Instagram @author.stellam
Twitter @authorstellam

I have a story, Where I Should Be, in this anthology released today, Real Men: Silver Foxes.  I loved writing Crystal and Paul’s story.

Real Men. 
Real Lives.
Real Romance.
Younger men can be fun and exciting. But, sooner or later that appeal eventually diminishes, and women want more than just those fleeting moments of desire. 
They want something real. 
And they find themselves craving a man who can offer something more.
A man who will treat her like a lady.
A man that will leave her breathless.
Enter the world of these women who find the real men that they hunger for.
These men will give new meaning to the term silver foxes.

Blurb for my story – Where I Should Be

Some say love finds you when you least expect it.

For over twenty years, Paul has kept to the road as a long-haul truck driver more than he’s been home.  He isn’t running away from his past, he just prefers it stay where it belongs, in the past.  It’s impossible to repeat mistakes which involved others if you have no one.

Right after high-school graduation, Crystal ran off with her “bad boy” boyfriend, Derek.  She never anticipated things getting as bad as they did.  She never expected to indulge in activities she did and to wound up not only hurting herself but hating herself.  In the last year, she has decided to change her life and be a better person, but Derek finds her each time and obliterates all the effort she’s made.

Breaking free of him again, she stumbles into a truck stop and into Paul’s arms.  A man desiring only solitude, and a woman wishing to escape her life become traveling companions.  They find they not only share a physical attraction, but each discovers that together might just be where they should be.  There’s more than the obvious concern of a big age difference hindering them from pursuing their relationship, and both will need to believe in themselves as individuals and as a couple to make it work.

 

Her Match, Her Mate, Her Master by Vanessa Brooks

I am thrilled to feature a historical romance today by fellow Blushing Books author, Vanessa Brooks.  This cover intrigued me and had me wanting to know more. 

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Now that my youngest has graduated high school, and we had an awesome trip to London (her choice, my first visit, and I must say, she chose wisely) I feel like I can get back into my writing and reading.  This is on my must read list.

A headstrong English Lady who is no match for her ruggedly determined American husband!

Blurb:

A tempestuous honeymoon, shipwreck, adventure…

A shrewd, rugged American travels the expanse of the Atlantic Ocean in order to meet a beautiful, spoiled aristocratic English girl.

Adventure awaits this mismatched couple, leading Linnet to become taken by natives. Can an English rose flourish in the wilds of America?

Excerpt:

She pulled the rug up under her chin, staring warily over it with narrowed eyes, while failing to repress her shivering.

“Now what is the matter?” he asked. “Look, as much as I would like to put you over my knee and spank you soundly, which incidentally, you do very much deserve. I think we must concentrate on getting you warm, if not dry, before you catch your death from cold. Just look how wet you are!” He took hold of the blanket and pulled it away from her. “Come now, there’s a good girl, let’s get you as dry as we can,” he coaxed.

He’d intended to rub her briskly with the blanket, but when he stretched out his hand, she whipped forward and sunk her teeth deep into his wrist, drawing blood. “Yee-ouch! Why you spiteful baggage. I have a good mind to- You have been asking for this you little brat, well that’s decided it, I’m going to warm you up properly!”

Provoked beyond endurance and recalling her vicious attack upon him earlier in the evening, not to mention her ill-mannered behaviour over the past few days! He hauled Linnet across his knee, determined to teach her a much needed lesson in manners. Raising his arm he proceeded to spank her with emphasis. Her head was smothered in the wet wool rug, which hampered her struggles and muffled her cries. She managed to sink her teeth into John’s thigh, although the blanket took the worst of the bite, he jumped and gritted his teeth, compelled; he taught the English harridan a lesson she’d not soon forget.

Free with kindleunlimited

https://www.amazon.com/Her-Match-Mate-Master-ebook/dp/B07CV3FBJ4

Author Bio:

International bestselling author Vanessa Brooks lives in Sussex England. She has a lifelong love of history, most especially English and American. She has written a couple of western tales, one notably for the Red Petticoat series which was such a huge success in America. Her Georgian series, Masterful Husbands, set in the 1700’s has also proved highly successful both sides of the Atlantic.
Vanessa’s novels are generally historically based; she has a knack of bringing an authenticity to the era in which her novels are set. Vanessa carefully researches each time period and strives to ensure that any historical facts she uses are correct.
More importantly, she likes to write an entertaining book for her readers to enjoy. She includes passion, adventure, romance and domestic discipline, de rigueur within the eras of her popular novels.

Hidden Embers (Book 1 Bride of Fire) by Jane Burrelli #fantasyromance #spankingromance #mustread

What happens when the forbidden is fated?

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Looking for a weekend read?  Jane Burrelli’s Hidden Embers sounds like a very interesting read.  It’s a fantasy romance and contains elements of danger, suspense, mystery, adventure, and sensual scenes set in an apocalyptic world.  If that and the cover aren’t enough to have you heading over to get your copy, let me share more.

Purchase Links:

Amazon Author Page UK: https://amzn.to/2GI6gdc

Amazon Author Page US: https://www.amazon.com/Jane-Burrelli/e/B01ACPOKD0/

 

BLURB:

When the gods breathed life into us, they blessed us with an element. It’s a pity they didn’t care to bless anything else.

The Empress of the Throne of Flames is assassinated. Acting as a decoy to protect the next Empress, the undervalued Princess Nymira flees to the north. She must now carry the sacred sword, the symbol of her people and rejoin the Empress.

It is a mission Mira cannot fail but first, she must traverse the Western wastelands. The journey is perilous and the once sheltered princess finds herself rescued by the Ice Lord, Zorren. The leader of the Iceari, the natural enemy to Firelanders.

Zorren is reputed to be a ruthless leader and Mira fights the attraction that blazes between them. Resulting in a clash of not only their wills but also their elements. After all, fire and ice don’t mix. Or do they?

This is book one of the new Bride of Fire series. Join the journey to a mystical world and the adventure and romance that awaits.

Excerpt:

“You must have an escort and act in a ladylike manner at all times, you are my mate and represent me. Most importantly, you will keep that famous, impulsive Firelander temper under control and never call your fire against me.”

My Firelander temper was sparking nicely at that exact moment. Somehow, I resisted shooting a jet of flame at his backside. I stared straight at him in challenge. “Or what?”

“I will not hesitate to discipline you, it is my duty as your mate.”

“You what!” I screeched unable to prevent it from bursting out. The rules were not so different from what I had lived under before, but this was new, and I didn’t like it one bit. As long as I didn’t draw notice my aunt had let me do as I wished.

“I will put this in terms you might understand.” My eyes were on his firm lips. “You try to roast me, and I will not hesitate to heat that delectable backside as a very displeased mate.”

“Ha!” I scoffed in his face, my iron-clad control malfunctioning. “I’d like to see you try.”

Author Bio:

When I realised that the world was not hiring for a ‘sarcastic but benign Supreme Ruler of the Universe’ I’ve decided to focus on my passion. By day I work in a UK company’s finance department and by night I become my alter ego Scribble Girl or as my good friends have affectionately dubbed me the ‘sex author’. Always armed with a notepad and pen in the black hole I call a handbag, I have been writing never ending stories since the age of 11 and this all stemmed from my love of reading.

I love reading. Period!

I’m part of the Harry Potter generation and while waiting between books would literally devour any book I could get my hands on. Let’s put it this way J.K Rowling has a lot to answer for. I adore that there is no end in sight to where your own imagination can take you and that between the pages of a book you are transported to another world.

Happy Reading!

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Her Gilded Dragon by Susannah Shannon #newrelease #spankingromance #fantasy

I’m happy to have Susannah Shannon returning today and sharing her new release, Her Gilded Dragon.  This one is a fantasy and it sounds great.  Check out this cover (whoa, fanning self).

her gilded dragonBuy link:  https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BZW26Q7

Blurb:

After she is forced to flee her kingdom with the aid of a loyal general, Princess Hanne of Vastra begins a long, arduous journey to the frozen lands far to the north, where she will be married to Jonis the Gilded, the famed warrior who defends the great fortress of Pinnacle Keep.
Though Hanne is intimidated by his fearsome reputation, upon reaching her destination she is put at ease by Jonis’ good humor and amazed by the pleasure his skilled, dominant lovemaking brings her on their wedding night. But when she challenges his authority, the beautiful young princess quickly learns the hard way that her new husband will not hesitate to bare her bottom and spank her until she is tearful and repentant.
To Hanne’s surprise, the stern chastisement merely increases her desire for Jonis, and soon their lust for one another has grown into a passionate love. But when the foes who drove her from her own land threaten Hanne’s new home, will Jonis’ skill in battle prove sufficient to protect the woman he loves or will the ancient power that burns in his blood be his only hope to save her?

Publisher’s Note: Her Gilded Dragon includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such
material offends you, please don’t buy this book.

Excerpt:

She was being shaken awake. She forced herself to open her eyes. “Come, my love,” said Jonis. She sat up as he knelt and slipped boots onto her bare feet. She was only wearing a shift, but she held her arms up so he could slip a woolen dress over her. He threw a fur over his shoulder and taking her hand, led her through the keep. He half carried her up many stairs. They threaded through rooms she hadn’t seen before and the air got distinctly colder. They went through a series of doors, and even before he opened the last one, the air was so cold that it burned when she inhaled. He led her out onto the battlements. The sky was on fire. The dancing lights that she had first seen on the dog sled turned the sky colors that melted into one another. “They are beautiful,” she gasped.
He chuckled. “Yes, but that’s not why I brought you out here.” He pointed to the north side of the wall. Under the dancing sky the ground appeared to be moving. Her eyes adjusted, and as far as she could see, a herd of the largest animals she had ever seen moved slowly in a winding river of tusks and curly fur.
“I didn’t think they were real,” she whispered.
“Wooly mammoths?” he asked. “Of course they are real, but only on the northern side of the wall. They can’t cross.”
Skulking on the edge of the herd, a menacing figure crouched. The mammoths sensed the snow tiger and began to stampede. The tiger didn’t seem to be able to find a vulnerable member of the herd. The moonlight glinted on its rapier-like front teeth.

Contact info:
Amazon Author Page:
https://www.amazon.com/Susannah-Shannon/e/B01BRUE3ZE
Goodreads:
https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/14984123.Susannah_Shannon
Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011395232813
Author Website:
https://susannahshannon.com
E-mail:
susannahshannon66@gmail.com

Rules of the Wild by Jaye Elise and Jack Crosby #spankingromance #newrelease #alaskanromance

Today I’m featuring a yummy, spanking romance set in Alaska.  Rules of the Wild by Jaye Elise and Jack Crosby sounds like a great read.  I got my copy and can’t wait to take a trip back to an amazing, beautiful part of our country.

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Amazon Buy Link: http://bit.ly/RulesWild

 Blurb:

After her father’s gambling addiction finally catches up with him and his debts put her life in danger as well, Emy Forester is forced to go into hiding in Juneau, Alaska. Planning to start a new life, she finds a job at a local pub, and it is there that she first sets eyes on Tobias Wyatt.

Tobias is unlike any man Emy has ever met. The former game warden is as rugged, harsh, and uncompromising as the Alaskan wilderness he calls home. He is the kind of man a woman obeys unless she wants to feel his belt across her bare backside. The thought of belonging to Tobias should terrify her, but instead it leaves Emy’s heart racing and her panties soaked.

When Emy lets her curiosity get the better of her and flirts with Tobias one time too many, she ends up spanked until she is sobbing. Despite her blushing cheeks and sore bottom, however, his rough, dominant lovemaking proves more satisfying than she would have thought possible, and an intense, passionate romance quickly ignites between them.

Over the coming weeks, Tobias sets out to teach Emy the proper respect for the dangers of this wild, untamed land. But the men who killed her father haven’t stopped looking for her. When Tobias learns that Emy has been lying to him about her identity, will it destroy the bond they’ve built together, or will he forgive her deception and take it upon himself to protect her?

Publisher’s Note: Rules of the Wild includes spankings and sexual scenes. If such material offends you, please don’t buy this book.

Excerpt:

“Anything wrong?” His voice carried a note of mild concern and within seconds he was at my side, gripping my shoulder protectively.

“No, I-I’m fine. Just haven’t played in a while,” I whispered, tilting my head in the direction of the cards. “I kinda gave it up a while ago.”

“Mhm.”

I’d just dropped a bombshell on him, something I’d never even shared with my closest friends, and all I got was a noncommittal two-syllable grunt. Nice, Tobias. Shifting in his grip, I managed to tilt my head up and look into his eyes. He was only about a head taller than me, but in the cramped quarters, his sheer mass seemed to double my own.

“Sit. Please.”

I did as ordered, sliding myself into the pleather booth on one side of the table. He mirrored me, taking up position across from me before screwing caps off both bottles. Christ, the man had massive hands. I felt my pussy throb as I recalled my recent nightly fantasies, fantasies in which those hands had featured quite prominently.

The quiet lapping sounds of the water against the hull were soothing, yet the silence between us kept me from relaxing. For once, I refused to be the one to break the deadlock. And it turned out to be the best decision I’d made in a while.

“I didn’t realize the cards would be an issue. Sorry about that.”

“S’okay,” I shrugged and gave him a grin.

“I know a gambler when I see one, Emy. And you’ve been rolling the dice with me since the day we met, haven’t you?”

For all the time I’d spent assessing his tells and sussing out his moods, it never occurred to me that he’d been doing the same to me. But before I could interject, he pushed forward.

“You and me, Emy, see…we’re at a crossroads. A stalemate. Pushing and pulling, clawing and scratching. It’s the way of the wild, and believe me, it doesn’t end well for either one of us if we keep on like this.”

I had no idea where he was going with this. I only knew that I wanted to be there with him when we arrived.

“So we need something to get us past the standoff between us,” he continued. “And that’s where these cards come in. But if one hand of poker is gonna be one hand too many, I’ll come up with another solution. If it makes you feel any better, we’re not bettin’ for money.”

“What’re the stakes then?” I blurted out, not able to help myself.

“I’m so glad you asked. One hand, winner takes all. If you win, you get to ask me any question you like and I’ll answer you honestly and completely.”

“And if you win?” I squeaked.

“Well, when I win, I’m gonna take you over my knee and give you the spanking you’ve been asking for since the day I met you. I don’t know about where you’re from or what you’re used to, but actions and words have consequences up here, and I think that’s a lesson that you need to learn. And I’m gonna be the one to teach you.”

Social Media Links:

 Amazon Author Pages: www.amazon.com/author/jayeelise and www.amazon.com/author/jackcrosby

Twitter Accounts: @JayeEliseWrites and @GrimmsReapers

Blogs/Websites: www.jayeelisewrites.wordpress.com and www.grimmsreapers.blogspot.com

E-mail Addresses: jayeelisewrites@gmail.com and jack.crosby25@gmail.com