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Jaguar’s Kiss by Vivi Andrews

Born and raised in Alaska, Vivi Andrews, has lived in nine cities (on two continents and one tropical island) while pursuing her dream of writing romance professionally. In 2009, Vivi won the Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart Award, quit her last day job, and her first two paranormal romance novellas were released by Samhain Publishing, launching the Karmic Consultants and Serengeti Shifter series... read more

The Alpha’s Toy, Book 1 by Sam Crescent

Sam Crescent is passionate about fiction. She loves a good erotic romance and so it only made sense for her to spread her wings and start writing. She began writing in 2009 and finally got that first acceptance in 2011. She loves creating new characters and delving into the worlds that she creates. When she’s not panicking about a story or arguing with a character, she can be found in her kitchen... read more

The Outlaw’s Obsession, Book 1 by Jenika Snow

Who is Jenika Snow? She is the pseudonym of a mother, wife and nurse. She lives in the too hot northeast with her husband and their two daughters, and was able to have her dream come true in 2013 by writing full-time. Jenika writes erotic paranormal, contemporary, BDSM, and sci-fi romances. Her publishing houses are Evernight, Siren-Bookstrand, and Total-E-Bound publishing. Jenika started writing at a very... read more

Enigma by Moria Rogers

How do you make a Moira Rogers? Take a former forensic science and nursing student obsessed with paranormal romance and add a computer programmer with a passion for gritty urban fantasy. Toss in a dash of whimsy and a lot of caffeine, and enjoy with a side of chocolate by the light of the full moon. By day, Bree and Donna are mild-mannered ladies who reside in the Deep South. At night, when their husbands... read more

Wake for Me by Isobel Irons

About the author: As you might have already guessed, Isobel Irons is a pen name. In real life, I am (among many things) an indie film director and TV producer with a deep–some might even say obsessive–appreciation for onscreen storytelling and a lifelong book habit that I just can’t seem to kick. In film, there’s nothing I like better than a JJ Abrams “show, not tell” character reveal, or a... read more

Torn from the Shadows Sierra Fox, Book 4 by Yolanda Sfetsos

Yolanda is an Aussie who loves to write tales of the otherworldly. She writes a variety of genres often sprinkled with a little supernatueral, and a dark edge. When not lost in her own worlds Yolanda, spends time with family, walking, doing yoga and watching and reading other peoples creations. This is the fourth Sierra book and quickly takes you deeper into her life. I would recommend reading the earlier... read more

Penance by James M. Clifton

In James own words: I have been an engineer my entire adult life, during which time I have been told repeatedly that those in my profession cannot write and that we lack imagination. That is completely false! Engineering is an act of creativity and a well-designed machine is as much a thing of beauty and art as a well written novel. I began writing fiction in my forties, mostly because I enjoy it, but also... read more

Craig’s Heart Legacy Book 7 by NJ Walters

One day she gave notice at her job on a Friday morning. On Sunday afternoon, she received a tentative acceptance for her first erotic romance novel, Annabelle Lee, and life would never be the same. N.J. has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travellers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbours with smouldering good... read more

Safe by Mark Zubro

Mark Zubro is the author of twenty-six novels and five short stories. His book A Simple Suburban Murder won the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Men’s mystery. Alien Quest, his first book in a gay science fiction epic series and Pawn of Satan, his next book in his Paul Turner series are just out. He spends his time reading, writing, napping, and eating chocolate. Safe is a tragic story, but one which... read more

The Redhead Plays Her Hand by Alice Clayton

Novelist Alice Clayton makes her home in St. Louis where she enjoys gardening but not weeding, baking but not cleaning up after, and is trying desperately to get her long-time boyfriend to make her an honest woman–and please buy her a Bernese Mountain dog. Alice enjoys pickles, Bloody Marys, eight hours of sleep and a good pounding. Redhead Grace Sheridan is a modern day heroine with an incontrovertible... read more

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