#MeMeMonday – A progress update

I supposed #MeMeMonday means it’s all about me and/or what I’m up to. This week, anyway, it’s about what I’m working on with my writing. In the past I’ve only ever tried working on one story at a time. I didn’t think I could focus on more than that. That policy let to some nasty dry spells when the muse for a particular story wasn’t cooperating. So, I thought I’d …

RELEASE BLITZ – A Mage’s Power (The Inquisition Trilogy 1) by Casey Wolfe – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: A Mage’s Power Series: The Inquisition Trilogy, Book One Author: Casey Wolfe Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 16, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 70800 Genre: Paranormal, mages, witches, shifters, dark, magic Add to Goodreads Synopsis Built on the bones of an ancient city, modern-day Everstrand is where master mage, Rowan, has set up his enchantment shop. When not hanging out with …

RELEASE BLITZ – Bodies Beautiful (Summerskill and Lyon 2) by Steve Burford – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Bodies Beautiful Series: Summerskill and Lyon, Book Two Author: Steve Burford Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 16, 2018 Heat Level: 2 – Fade to Black Sex Pairing: No Romance Length: Novel/72400 words Genre: Contemporary Thriller, contemporary, crime, murder, bodybuilders, detectives, MP, family drama, mystery Add to Goodreads Synopsis “Y’know, time was when the serial killers went after helpless young women. Now they’re taking out bodybuilders.” When promising young …

RELEASE BLITZ – Fallen for You by Jules Dee – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Fallen for You Author: Jules Dee Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 16, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: Novel/70100 words Genre: Paranormal, romance, paranormal, BDSM lite Add to Goodreads Synopsis When you work with someone for years, you think you know them pretty well. Casey Wicker and Martin Bishop are a British Secret Service team with a reputation for ignoring rules but delivering results. …

Treadmill Week 85 & What I #amreading

Treadmill Goals/Tracking Get on the treadmill (or equivalent exercise) daily Pace is fine at 30 min/mile, although I may up it on occasion Time range between 30 minutes and 1 hour per day Distance 1-2 miles per day Read the chosen book, which I won’t allow myself to read outside of my treadmill time, hopefully motivating me to reach or exceed the above goals (exception…at the end of the week …

RELEASE BLITZ – Thief of Hearts by Ruby Moone – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Length: Novel / 72,000 words approx. Add it on Goodreads Blurb It’s 1806 and aristocratic, bastard born jewel thief, David Lambert has few rules in his life. Never bed the staff, never bed a man more than once, and never kiss. In the space of one weekend, all his rules are shattered by a stunning, violet eyed footman with a secret. Jeremy Naylor thought he had found the man of …

RELEASE BLITZ – To Love & Protect His Omega (Justice Brothers 1) by Quinn Michaels – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: To Love & Protect His Omega Series: Justice Brothers book 1 Author: Quinn Michaels Publisher: Enticed by Books Press Cover Artist: Pebbles Davis Genre/s: Mpreg Romance, Mpreg Mystery, Omegaverse Length: Novel / 65 000 words This is the first of a new series but each book will stand alone. Add on Goodreads Blurb Gunnar swore to serve and protect, but he couldn’t save the omega he loved. …

#RainbowSnippets 14-July-2018 – The Best-Laid Plans

I’ve joined the Rainbow Snippets group on Facebook. From their description: “Rainbow Snippets is a group for LGBTQ+ authors, readers, and bloggers to gather once a week to share six sentences from a work of fiction–a WIP or a finished work or even a 6-sentence book recommendation (no spoilers please!).” Pretty cool, eh? Don’t forget to “Like” my Facebook page and/or my Facebook profile while you’re over there checking out this fantastic group! I’m snipping …

AUTHOR #INTERVIEW – Pursuing Happiness by Jessie Pinkham – #Excerpt

Please join me in welcoming author Jessie Pinkham to my blog. Jessie is here today to tell us a little about her new book, Pursuing Happiness, and about her writing process. Book Info Book Title: Pursuing Happiness Author: Jessie Pinkham Publisher: Jessie Pinkham Cover Artist: Katia V. Michelet Release Date: July 12, 2018 Genre/s: romance, contemporary, gay Length: 53,000 words Add on Goodreads Blurb A repressive childhood casts long shadows. Growing …

#ThrowbackThursday #TBT – A Snippet from an oldie: Photo Shoot

It seems that other than my Saturday “Rainbow Snippets” and my Sunday “what I’m reading on the treadmill” posts, I’ve veered off the track of including things pertinent to my myself or own writing in my blog posts. For now I do plan to continue to sign up for promo posts for other writers’ new releases, etc. (although they do turn into a bit of a time suck), but I’m …

COVER REVEAL – Queer Sci Fi’s Fifth Annual Flash Fiction Contest – #Teasers #Giveaway

Queer Sci Fi is releasing its fourth flash fiction anthology: Impact. We have the cover reveal here today! Book Info Title: Impact Author: Queer Sci Fi Authors Release Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 Formats/Price: Paperback/$14.99 & eBook/$3.99 Length: 33,700 words Genres: sci fi, fantasy, paranormal, horror Pairings: Some stories are romance, with various pairings Keywords/Categories: gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, asexual, pan, demisexual, queer, non binary, genderqueer Add on Goodreads This book …

99¢ BOOK BLAST – Double Dare (The Date Ménage Series 1) by Jeanne St. James – #Excerpt

Book Info Book Title: Double Dare (The Dare Menage Series, bk 1) Author: Jeanne St. James Publisher: Self Cover Artist: April Martinez Release Date: March 25 2010 Genre/s: Contemporary Erotic Romance (Interracial, MMF, LGBTQ) Length: 67,500 words/260 pages It can be read as a standalone but is the first book in a series. Add on Goodreads Blurb What could be better than waking up next to a hot guy? Waking …

Book Blast – Caledonia Destiny (Blessed Bane 1) by Lexi Ander – #Excerpt #Giveaway

It’s release day for Lexi Ander’s new MM historical fantasy/paranormal book, Caledonia Destiny! Book Info Author: Lexi Ander Publisher: Lexi Ander Title: Caledonian Destiny (Blessed Bane book 1) Release Date: Monday, July 9 2018 Format: Paperback, eBook Length: Novel / 111,085 words Cover Artist: Kirby Crow Pairing/Genres/Keywords: M/M, Paranormal, Alternate World, Alternate History, Historical, Fantasy, Gay, Romance Warnings: violence Blurb A twist of fate changed both their destinies. The wyrbears, once …

RELEASE BLITZ – Love It Like You Stole It by KI Brightly – #Excerpt #Giveaway

Title: Love It Like You Stole It Author: Ki Brightly Publisher: NineStar Press Release Date: July 9, 2018 Heat Level: 3 – Some Sex Pairing: Male/Male Length: 99400 Genre: Contemporary, contemporary, blue-collar, mechanic, classic car love, age-gap, mobsters, crime, family drama Add to Goodreads Synopsis Michael Levine is backed into a corner. He started tearing apart cars for the local mob with the best of intentions—to save up money to …

RELEASE BLITZ – The Omega’s Second Chance (Bundle of Joy Series) by Kenna Grace

Book Info Book Title: The Omega’s Second Chance (Bundle of Joy series, Book 2) Author: Kenna Grace Publisher: Self-Published Cover Artist: Ana J. Phoenix Genre/s: Mpreg MM gay romance Length: 52, 000 words Add on Goodreads Blurb Two best friends reunite and discover they could be something more in this mpreg, gay-for-you, second chance romance. Cody I left home a decade ago to get away from my crush on my …