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Swirling Around Love-Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku

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Welcome back. It’s day 11 of the Swirling Around Love event. Please help me welcome Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku!

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Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku

Stella Eromonsere-Ajanaku is a romantic freak, a mother of two fun – loving teenagers, a wife to a gorgeous husband who lives in London, UK.

She loves to write Interracial & Contemporary Romance Novels that are intriguing, toe-curling and skin-tingling with compelling characters who have heart and soul and also jump off the pages of the book.

Her stories are dotted with unexpected twists and are set in fascinating Africa, enticing Europe and enchanting America. To experience & enjoy an intensely emotional ride, cuddle up, grab a copy of Flirty & Feisty Romance Novel and sail away with the characters to Pleasure Island.

In 2010, Stella created Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels and has a long list in her contemporary romance basket now: Loitering Shadows, The Gardener’s Ice Maiden, Sparkling Dawn, Husband to Rent, Stolen Valentine Kiss (Holiday Series #1), Kiss My Lips (Holiday Series #2), Forbidden Dance, Holiday Series 2 books~in~1, Tempting Desire, Seduced Hearts, Red Velvet Rose, Wild Whispers and Indecent.

Royal Cowries (Cowries Series #1) is her first historical romance novel.

 

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Author Interview

  1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

Great question. I found the niche after I wrote Forbidden Dance, a steamy Interracial Romance Novella. The sales spiked in a way I have not seen before. Readers’ response to Alero, Kyle and Zane’s love triangle opened my eyes and heart to IR/BWWM and it was the push I needed to carry on writing in this genre. And I have written only IR books since then.

  1. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

Swimming and lying on my back like a star fish in the pool fills me with so much excitement. Watching TV and going to the cinema with my family is always a great experience. Knitting mufflers is a skill I picked up a few years ago and I enjoy it a lot. Playing board games with my family is fabulous.

  1. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

Chicki Brown and Simone Beaudelaire.

  1. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

For sure contemporary and historical romance are my two top genres to read. Right now, I’m reading Fallen Angel from Revenge to Redemption by Deborah Brandon. And I’m enjoying Shanice and Darren’s story.

  1. Are you working on anything new? If so, when can we expect it to be released?

Yes, I owe my readers the sequel to my historical novel, Royal Cowries.

And I have completed the first draft of a new Interracial Romance story. God willing, both books will be released before 2016 ends.

A third book is scheduled for early 2017 because I have the stunning book cover created already.

  1. Do you have any scheduled upcoming events; such as book signings, interviews, etc.?

Well, I feature my books on my blog from time to time, I engage in author takeover events on Facebook and I sometimes run book tours & giveaways.

  1. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

Only God knows. But I fully intend to carry on writing sizzling hot Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels to delight my readers. Plus, I intend to help upcoming writers with the experience I have acquired over the years.

  1. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

Interracial Readers are loyal and keep coming back for more.

Give voice to characters who have heart and soul. Also give readers a peek into the culture, food and people of the interracial characters. And create tension, conflicts and throw in twists to add a bit of zest to your stories.

Above all, get your book proof read and edited by someone who is skilled, not necessarily at a high cost. You could swap with an author you admire and get them to edit for you.

Don’t forget to get an attractive book cover, it is the first thing that catches readers’ interest and it does not have to be expensive. My cover designer, Maria Lazarou creates attractive book covers and promo materials at super affordable prices.

Believe me, as an indie author I have experienced my fair share of challenges but if you keep writing and you are not afraid to fail to grow, you will stand the test of time.

Special message from Stella to you …

Flirty & Feisty Romance Novels have characters with passion, story lines with strong emotional tension, deep romance and love that overcomes conflict. Every book has a theme and it is my hope that after reading, you are touched in more ways than one. I value every reader and I encourage you to pick up my book if you want to escape to an exotic location with great characters.

Book Catalog

Holiday Series

Stolen Valentine Kiss: Will One Kiss Steal Her Heart?

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One broken heart ~ Two grieving minds ~ Two hearts ~ One Love. To Lorna Ibe, Departmental Manager with one of London’s multi-channel retailers, Valentine’s Day lost its romantic flavour years ago. An unplanned holiday to New Jersey is her perfect getaway from the stress and emotional turmoil locked in her heart, just what she needs to take her mind off her troubles. That’s until she runs into Logan. Magazine publisher, Logan Blake has had his fair share of stress in the past few years. When his sister asks him to drop off old clothes to charity, he has a minor accident in front of the charity shop where Lorna volunteers. When he sets eyes on her bare midriff as she wipes the display window, he clears his busy schedule to volunteer his time. Two burdened hearts afraid to get entwined. One Stolen Valentine Kiss. Will Valentine season bring them romance or will their fears keep them apart?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Kiss My Lips: Will one kiss seal her heart?

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Smouldering desire & red-hot passion under the stars Accepting Logan’s marriage proposal was the most exciting event of Lorna’s life. But deciding in what country to marry her fiancé proved to be more than a tearful ordeal. When Lorna’s dad announced unexpected news, the wedding wheels spun in a different direction. With other family members stirring conflict, would there be a wedding? Or would their shared kiss deepen their desire?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Forbidden Dance

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Former model, Alero, longs for a happy marriage. When her husband neglects and cheats on her, she drives out of their multi-million pound home in London, quickly starts a new life in Casablanca and dances her way into another man’s heart. Gorgeous millionaire film director, Kyle wants his wife back. In order to win her back, he must change his ways, but old habits are like second skin. Can guilt-stricken Kyle find his wife and regain her trust? Alero must make a choice: to kindle the flickering flame with her husband, and return to London or settle for the sweltering lust with her new admirer in Casablanca.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

HUSBAND to RENT: Sensual Moments

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Smart and sassy, Otasowie has one thing on her mind she is afraid to share with any man. But when she meets the handsome hotelier from The Gambia, she is so intrigued and offers to help him search for his missing relative. A short visit to Nigeria was all Fara had in mind when he left his thriving business in The Gambia to go in search of someone dear to his heart. The stunning woman who offers to take his mind off his worries has so much she refuses to share with him. Fascinated by her character and enchanted by her sexy ways, he forgets his plan to keep their dealings straight. Out of nowhere, Otasowie makes an absurd request Fara finds hard to ignore. Helping her means compromising his values and deceiving the people who trust him. Is there any chance Otasowie’s wish will come true or will Fara grant her wish with another request?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Tempting Desire

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One train journey changes their lives. Glamorous TV host, Onome Keyamu is a hard nut to crack. She knows what she wants, so giving her heart to any man is out of the question. While sexy football coach and fitness instructor, Roman Gordon has set rules – not to mix business with pleasure. Roman and Onome have nothing in common, or so they believe. They have no room in their lives for an emotional relationship. Will one sleepover take care of their sexual desires or will it push them into the arms of other partners?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Seduced Hearts: A Body ~Tingling Romance

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Is a lovely marriage enough? Ghanaian designer, Efua Flonta has a marriage and a life many women dream of. Her heart lies with her racy husband, Xavier and two young children. Her marriage vows are sacred until she meets a man who threaten everything she holds dear. Sexy formula one racing champion, Xavier Flonta wants nothing more than to please his beautiful wife and children. When an old friend stops over, he does not bargain for one weekend of trouble. Will Efua and Xavier pull together to save their marriage in time for Christmas or will the hurt be too painful?

Available for purchase here.

Red Velvet Rose

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~ What a Soft Caress ~ A life outside her reach is what classy blonde heiress, Gabriella Gilcrest yearns for with all her heart. When a well-chiselled, dark-skinned man wearing a white vest and bandana drives a white Lamborghini around Martha’s Vineyard, she pictures herself in a different world. His strong fingers, soft whispers, quirky humour and many kisses leave solid prints on her heart. Eye-catching, sexy-as-sin Moroccan millionaire, Zane Abdul is in Massachusetts to clinch a lucrative car deal. A small mistake throws Gabriella straight at him. The elegant woman who has more character than he expects may be the one to wipe away his emotional confusion. But he stands no chance with the Gilcrest family name and money. Besides, he has his own demons to fight. Will a soft caress, a slow embrace and a touch of lips be enough to jump every barrier and light a flame in their hearts as Valentine Day closes in? Or will their ex-lovers fight back?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Wild Whispers: A Tender Novella

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Scarred but not broken, beautiful Adaora Dike made a tough choice early in life and she had no regret until she lost everyone and everything without warning. She finds comfort in a quiet home in the woods, deep in Dagor Village. Out there, Adaora discovers nature and animals do not condemn, only people do. One rainy night, a male shadow dashes across her yard, her heart flips over and she faces emotional chaos. While on a field trip in Africa, handsome photographer, Gary Mason gets stranded in the woods. He finds an abandoned shelter occupied by a lonely but lovely woman he cannot not get out of his head. This is one photography shoot he wants to forget, but Adaora has a firm grip on his heart and might change his life forever. Through many Wild Whispers, will Adaora and Gary change each other’s lives or will fate intervene to keep them apart?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Indecent: So Seductive

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Sultry beauty, Elna has a definite reason she is at the Airport. Although there are things no one must find out, she does not worry about being controlled by the demands of a relationship. When a tall, dark-skinned man with rippling muscles stare at her legs on the flight to California, her chest pounds. Tonye Briggs has other things on his mind when he boards the flight from Spain to Los Angeles. When a woman with golden hair and blue eyes slip into a fish-net swimsuit during the flight, he thrusts his urgent workload aside and tracks her down. Only, he does not consider the rough road to seduction. Will the tiny spark in Elna and Tonye’s eyes burst into flames or will their passion die out before touch down?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

His Ring

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~ There’s no Denying the Sizzling Attraction ~ Peeping out from her bedroom window to watch the tattoos on Yomi’s chiselled chest and the play of muscles across his abs and arms as he works out, is Esohe’s guilty pleasure. But she denies her sensual attraction for good reasons. Her son, her work and re-settling in town are all she cares about. But as days turn into weeks, can she stop thinking about the man who has her emotions tangled? One woman is all the sexy Yomi Alade wants and he will give anything to have her. Only she is smart, intelligent and out of his reach. When he finds out there’s an opening in her new home, he quickly shows up to offer his service. Now he must figure out how to spoon the dark beauty to his side and never let her go. But there are truths she must not uncover.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Book Excerpt ~ Indecent

 

Tonye stood and stared at Elna’s body for what seemed like eternity. Just when she thought he was going to follow his gaze with his hands and mouth, he brushed past her as if his balls were on fire. Pushed to his limit, Tonye spat out in a harsh tone. “Get your hands off me, Elna. Back off! I’m not interested.” At the confused look in Elna’s eyes, he vaulted upstairs. If he was not attracted to her, he would not have had a hard-on Elna quickly reminded herself. “Deny your attraction for as long as you like, you know you want me, Tonye,” Elna said through tight lips. The sexy glint in his dark eyes when he glanced at her breasts gave him away. With Tonye, she must be doing something wrong. She needed to figure it out fast. On paper, Tonye was her type. Striking looks, cheeky, had guts and authority with a body she wanted for keeps. Then it clicked!

Giveaway

Enter for your chance to win an eBook copy of Indecent: So Seductive. To be one of the four winners you must do all of the following:

 

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Swirling Around Love-ML Preston

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Good Morning authors and readers! Welcome Back to Vaneka’s Book Blog. We hope you had an awesome weekend. Mines was great. Our family celebrated my Grandmother’s birthday on Saturday. She turned 84 years old on September 15th. She really enjoyed herself and it felt good to spend time with her. She’ll always have a big piece of my heart. Ok, enough about me.

 

Today marks Day 10 of the Swirling Around Love Multicultural, IR & BWWM blog Event. I’m truly enjoying featuring these awesome authors. I mean who doesn’t love, love and enjoy reading about it? We have ML Preston with us today. So let’s give her a warm welcome.

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ML Preston

 

ML Preston, voted one of the Top 50 Sexy Writers by Publishing Addict 2015, debuted her first novel, Unthinkable, (ML Preston Publisher, 2015) and has been bringing the heat ever since. She engages her audience with tantalizing tales of the classic boy meets girl stories and mix things up with second chances or even a one-night stand that leads to more. Her heroines are always career driven, beautiful, and independent. The heroes have a bit of an Alpha male attitude and the bank accounts to support it, but they are more hands on, independent types and do not like to exploit their wealth.

 

Born in Oklahoma City, she now resides in Fort Worth, Texas where she likes to sing, dance, and cook when she is not writing. ML is married with three kids and a fur baby, and she chooses to write as an escape from the mundane day to day, that coupled with a few glasses of wine.

 

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Email: authormlpreston@gmail.com

 

 

Author Interview

 

  1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

 

I wanted to write the story I want to read. There are a few authors/authoresses out there that write IR/MC romance but not many write from the BWWM perspective. This genre needs exposure for the world to see that IR between Black and White is not always BMWW.

 

  1. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

 

I love to cook, sing, and pretend I can dance. In addition to hanging out with family and friends, you can always catch me reading. Unless I’m writing. I try not to read while I write.

 

  1. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

 

Well, before I began to write, my exposure to BWWM was Dez Burke, primarily. Since I started this wonderful journey, I have enjoyed Theresa Hodge, Shantee Parks, Lolah Lace and Phoenix Rayne to name a few.

 

  1. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

 

I read all genres to be honest, but I mainly find my interests in Contemporary Romance/Erotica. My last read was Phaelyn by Ariel Marie (I have a lot to catch up on).

 

  1. Are you working on anything new? If so, when can we expect it to be released?

 

I will be working on an untitled standalone about a teacher and student (college). The Southern Charm series will have two more episodes released in September and the untitled will come next year. I will also be working on closing out the Undeniable series 2017 as well.

 

  1. Do you have any scheduled upcoming events; such as book signings, interviews, etc.?

 

I am scheduled for three book signings next year

 

  • Book Obsessed Babes –Jacksonville, FL April 2017

 

  • Deliciously Dirty in Dallas – Dallas, TX May 2017

 

  • Booker Author Event – Orlando, FL July 2017

 

  1. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

 

My goal is to be able to do this full time without the assistance of a traditional 9-5. I would be able to enjoy what I love to do, and learn more about the business side of writing without having to schedule it around work.

 

  1. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

 

Not to borrow from a popular slogan but, Just Do It! Sometimes you have to take that leap (or in my case, my friend gently pushed me) and step outside the box, your comfort level, or the predicted norms. You will have questions, worries, and some critics, but not everything is for everyone. The first person to please is yourself, others will follow if not, then they will appreciate you and move forward with their lives.

 

 

Special message from ML to you …

 

This has been a long and exciting journey and I am thankful that you have decided to take this ride with me. I thank you for your love and support, until next time…Hugs-N-Kisses! ❤

 

 

 Book Catalog

The Undeniable Trilogy Series

 

Unthinkable (Book 1)

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Two years post college, straight-laced, hardworking, Amaya Davis is making waves in the male-dominated sports marketing industry. Thanks to an abusive relationship, she’s sworn off men; so she buries herself in work and her dreams keep her writhing in pleasure. But a chance encounter at an art gallery opening finds Amaya face to face with Nicholas Hansen again. He’s the star of her dreams, and he awakens a desire deep within her.

 

They decide to partner together in business and in the bedroom, the boardroom, the barn and anywhere else they can break away to be together. But will Amaya’s insecurities and distrust separate these two or will Nicholas show her how to overcome her past so they can have a future?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Untouchable (Book 2)

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When Amaya Davis decided to give love a chance, she had no idea of the whirlwind romance that Nicholas would unleash on her. From surprise trips, home cooked meals and thoughtful gifts, he loves her unconditionally; and to her, he could do no wrong.

 

As for Nicholas, well, he finally got the girl of his dreams. The one he has been wanting since he laid eyes on her six years ago. He has vowed that he will do whatever it takes to keep her. But jealousy and envy prevail and open Pandora’s box on their relationship.

 

Can Amaya look past all of this and continue in the relationship or will this prove to be the end?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Summer Storm

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A Georgia journalist is in the middle of a Texas drought, what’s the worse that could happen? Follow this short story about how Nicole Wilson’s version of Murphy’s Law ends with thunder, lightning, and a man named Brian.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Southern Comfort

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Returning to life in Georgia left Nicole Wilson desiring something, but she could not figure what. After discussing it with her close friends, she figured out that Brian was missing from her life. A week of no phone calls, a single text, along with work, made Nicole realize that life with Brian is not to happen. Will Nicole be able to get over that Summer Storm in Dallas that left her wanting more or will fate serve up a little comfort?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Book Excerpt ~ Untouchable

 

He opens the door and I stand here dressed in my naughty nurse’s uniform and a smile. My breasts are coming out the top and you can see the red garter belts I’m wearing. My hair is curly, just the way he likes it and crazy wild. I want to make this a memorable night for him. Dr. Phan tried to call Nick earlier to advise of his status and was unable to reach him. She then called me since he left my information as a contact. I begged her not to tell him and let me do it my way. She agreed and I left work early to plan the whole ruse. The Mr. Anderson he thought he heard was actually the moving company. Samantha found me the costume at a store, and I took care of the rest.

 

“What the fuck, are you doing?” He grabs me and pulls me closer so his neighbors could not see me half-naked as this costume leaves nothing to the imagination.

 

“So, aren’t you gonna let me in? I mean, I do have orders to make sure you take your medicine.” I reach down into his joggers and twirl my finger around the head of his engorged cock. He lets out a deep sigh, grabs me by my head, and kisses me, hard. I push him off me, force him back into his place, and close the door.

 

“Maya, you know we can’t do this.” He says as I force him into the chair behind him. I go to his surround system and connect my iPhone to stream my music. The sounds of Beyoncé’s Rocket begins to come out through the speakers. I walk over to him, straddle him, back to front, and gyrate my hips on top of his dick causing him to moan and hiss aloud.

 

“So, you know that this no sex thing is over regardless of doctor’s orders, right?” He declares as he grabs my hands while they were on my breast. He begins to help me unzip my costume and I stand up allowing it to fall to the ground; exposing my red bra and matching panties with garter belt. I take my foot and place it, carefully, in between his legs while I unhook my bra, twirl it around, and toss it to him. I continue to dance for him, bending over forward showing him that I was wearing seat less panties and slowly standing erect again. I turn to face him then drop to my knees and slowly crawl, on beat of course, towards him. Complete with the hair tossing, stops in between verses to build excitement, and the occasional wink and licking of the lips. When I make it to my destination, I slowly stand, straddle him, and at the climatic part of the song, throw my head back to display pleasure as I pull his face into my tits. He licks me right in the middle of my breast and slowly up to the base of my neck slowly pulling me face to face with him.

 

“Why do you insist on torturing me like this?”

 

“Who says I was torturing you?” I whisper in his ear as I lick it then slightly tug on his ear with my teeth.

 

“Dr. Phan says…” He starts before I interrupt.

 

“Dr. Phan says you are all clear. I talked to her today. Oh, I’m sorry; did you not get that memo?” I laugh at the attempt at humor I am trying to show, but something in his eyes rocks me to my core. It isn’t menacing or sadist or even angry. It was hunger, longing, desire. All rolled into one deep gaze. I feel like I unlocked Pandora’s Box and am in for a hell of a ride.

 

“Clear?” He asks. I nod my head in agreement and instinctively place my arms around his neck. He stands, walks us to the nearest wall, and pins me against it with my hands above my head.

 

“I love you, Maya. I really do, but I’m going to fuck you into submission. It’s been too long.”

 

He uses one hand to keep mine in place and with the other, he pulls out his dick and rams into me so hard, the picture on the wall fell. I let out a loud yelp, expressing both pleasure and a release at the same time.

 

“Nick. I cry out as he rams me again. Placing his hands alongside my face, he pulls me to him and kisses me. Biting my lips and sucking at them. Slowly moving to my neck, nipping and sucking as he went.

 

“Christ! I. Fucking. Love. You.” His words pierce me deep; it was like an apology was coming from his lips. He starts to mumble the words I don’t want to lose you, just don’t leave me. Tears begin to fall from my eyes as I listen to the pain coming from his quiet pleas. His rhythm begins to increase until we both explode at the same time.

 

 

Giveaway

 

Enter for your chance to win an eBook copy of Untouchable. All you have to do is like ML Preston’s Facebook page and then make the following comment, ‘VIP sent me’ on her page. There will be three winners. The giveaway will end when the 1st three participants like & make their comment. Good Luck!!!

 

 

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Swirling Around Love Day 8- Sheena Binkley

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Hi everyone! The featured author for today’s Swirling Around Love post is me!! I would like to thank Vaneka Miles and VIP Literary Services for having me a part of this great event. I truly appreciate it!

Now, here’s the reason why I became an author in the IR genre as well as some of my books. 🙂

Good Morning! It’s hump day, which means we’re half way through the week. It’s Day 8 of the Swirling Around Love Event and we have the fabulous Sheena Binkley with us today. Let’s show her some love!

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Sheena Binkley

Sheena Binkley first discovered her love for storytelling when writing her first story for a class project at the tender age of nine. Since then, she has composed several short stories and numerous tales that are not only engaging, but simply entertaining. She is also a freelance writer, penning articles on various topics including education and entertainment. In April 2016, Sheena launched SBinkley Publishing, which focuses on stories in the romance genre. Besides writing, she loves reading, shopping, and spending time with family and friends. She lives in Houston (where the weather is always unpredictable) with her husband and son.

 

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Author Email: sheenabinkley@live.com

Publishing email: sbinkleypublishing@outlook.com

Author Interview

  1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

Since I’m a multi-genre author, the stories that I write are mainly the stories that have strike my interest. When I first started out in the industry, IR or Multicultural stories were all that I was writing because not only do I love the genre, but I have a bit of experience with it.

  1. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

Before becoming a writer, I was a reader first, but I don’t really have the time for it any longer, so I hope to get back into reading because there are a lot of great stories out that I haven’t had a chance to read.

Besides that, I love to shop, watch TV (when I have the time), and spend time with my family.

  1. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

Lolah Lace and Xyla Turner

  1. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

IR, of course, romance, women’s fiction, and Christian fiction. Currently, I’m not reading anything.

  1. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

I would love to be on the NYT Best-Seller list. Since I started one of my goals as a publisher this year, I would like to start my other goal in the next few years by owning my own bookstore that caters to indie AA romance authors.

  1. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

Never give up on your dreams. There will be a lot of naysayers and negativity surrounding you, even from the ones you would never think to be towards you, but you have to keep pushing to reach your ultimate goal. Also, always do your research. This was something that I didn’t do starting out; even though I have faced a lot of issues, I wouldn’t have traded those moments because it made me become a wiser author and a stronger person.

Special message from Sheena to you …

To everyone who have read my books, I would love to take the time and say thank you. Thank you so much for taking a chance on me and for allowing me to share my stories to you. Writing has been a hobby of mine since I was nine years old and I never imagined that I would turn it into a career. I love creating new storylines and different characters, so for me, I’m still living my dream. So again, thank you all so much and I hope you all continue to read my stories for years to come.

 

Book Catalog

 

In Love With My Best Friend Series

 

In Love With My Best Friend (Book 1)

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Camille Anderson always lived life on the straight and narrow- she never took a chance in life, especially with her best friend, Trevor Williams. The two were next door neighbors and experienced almost everything together. Although the two told each other everything, there was one thing Camille never admitted to Trevor and that was her feelings for him. After being out of town for a job position, Trevor returns to Houston with a new fiancé. He always looked at Camille as just his best friend, but at his engagement party, he starts to look at her in a different light, making him wonder if he is marrying the right woman. With a string of events involving the pair, as well as loyal friends dishing out romance advice, the two realize that being more than friends may not be such a bad idea. In fact, it could be what they needed all along.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

The Wedding Part 1 (Book 3)

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Camille Anderson has been dreaming about her wedding with Trevor Williams since she first laid eyes on him in her driveway 18 years ago. Now that her dream is coming true, she doesn’t want anything to interfere with her special day. But when issues surrounding her parents, an office scandal and Trevor’s nosy cousin come into play, Camille wonders if her dream day will go up in smoke.

Trevor Williams doesn’t want anything to go wrong with his wedding with Camille. He wants to do everything perfectly; but when he is faced with an important decision, he soon realizes that not everything in life will be the way he wants it.

With the issues that are surrounding them, they soon have to re-evaluate the love they have for each other and most importantly, the friendship they deeply cherish.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Something Just Ain’t Right Series

 

Something Just Ain’t Right (Book 1)

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Morgan Carter always lived life on the edge. He never cared about anything or anyone until he set his sights on Hayley Stevens. Hayley is someone that he has known since they were kids, but it wasn’t until their adult years that he started to notice how beautiful of a woman she really had become. Unfortunately, it’s hard to see her as anything more than his best friend’s sister.

Hayley, on the other hand, had instantly felt a connection with Morgan the moment they met. She knows that she’s playing with fire, especially since her brother doesn’t want him anywhere near her. But, she’s determined to make Morgan hers, even if it destroys the relationship she has with her brother and the life-long friendship between the two.

Once they give in to their desires of being together, they are faced with several issues. Secrets are unveiled as deceit and mayhem follow. Will there be anyone that Morgan and Hayley can run to or will they learn there is nobody around that they can really trust?

 

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Something Just Ain’t Right (Book 2)

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Hayley Stevens didn’t know what to expect when she started a relationship with Morgan Carter. Everything that she knew about her life has changed and now she’s on the run with the man that she loves. She and Morgan starts a new beginning in another city. However, the move proves to bring on more drama than she can possibly handle. Will she be able to continue supporting Morgan or will it become too much for her?

After everything that has happened with his friend, Lamar, and with his family, Morgan is trying to make a new life for himself and Hayley. He thinks he can stay out of trouble, but he is faced with more obstacles that even he’s not sure he can hide from. Will he be able to maintain his composure or will everything that he worked hard to keep a secret come crashing down around him?

Hayley and Morgan find it hard to hide from their misdeeds while realizing that they still can’t trust those closest to them. With secrets unfolding and the truth coming to light things could end deadly for one of them.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Something Just Ain’t Right (Book 3)

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In the past two months, Morgan Carter and Hayley Stevens has been through a lot, from threats to kidnappings to shootings. The two have dealt with so much. They realizes as long as they are together nothing will tear them apart. However, after Hayley’s shooting, Morgan realizes that in order to protect the ones closest to him that he may have to do something drastic which could tear the two apart.

When a series of lies are exposed about the one person he trusted, Morgan has to do what he can to protect not only himself, but also Hayley. Will the two be able to stay together and make things work, or will things crumble around them which could lead to someone not making it out alive?

Find out what happens in Something Just Ain’t Right 3, the Final conclusion to this series.

 

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The Love Chronicles

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Andrea “Andie” Williams and Dexter Robinson have known each other since they were in diapers. While their parents are the best of friends, the two are barely even acquaintances. While Dexter is the most popular guy at Williamson High School and only cares about which girl he will sleep with next, Andrea is focused on getting into her dream college, Yale.

When they are placed together for an unlikely project, the two have to come together not only to pass their class, but also graduate. With a series of events surrounding them, they both realize that their first experience at love could be with the person who was right in front of them all along.

 

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Love & Drama: The Root Of All Evil

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He’s a hitman that’s trying to change his ways.

She’s the good girl that loves to do bad things.

When they are together, anything is possible.

Zuri Caldwell meets Damon Baxter at a club five years prior. After having a one-night stand together, she doesn’t think that their paths will cross again, until she sets foot in his classroom. They try to stay away from the attraction that they share. However, they can’t deny the chemistry in the air, which leads them into having a discreet relationship. Things end when Zuri moves to California for an executive position.

Five years later, Zuri is back in Houston. Unfortunately, she is down on her luck since she was fired from her job. She encounters Damon again, which sparks up old memories. Even though Damon wants her back, Zuri doesn’t since she’s getting over engagement, but that doesn’t mean that she won’t sample a little of what he’s offering.

The two fall back into a sexual relationship that could prove dangerous since Damon has been living a double life. He tries to leave his old life as a hitman behind, but his past keeps catching up with him. This forces him into doing one last hit. He doesn’t want to do it, but there’s a reason he has to. There’s this one catch though. Zuri has to be involved as well, mainly because her ex-fiance is the target.

The two will have to find a way to get the job done without tipping off anyone, including their friends, Zuri’s parents, and most of all, her ex. But, can the two do it without having their feelings get in the way? Find out in Love & Drama, A Stand Alone Novel.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Our Love

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Charlie Perry is faced with a huge dilemma. After having an altercation with a classmate, she is given an ultimatum- transfer schools or face criminal charges. When Charlie is left with no choice but to transfer, she steps into Belmont High not knowing what to expect, especially when she crosses paths with Michael Collier.

Michael Collier is the most popular guy at Belmont. He can practically have any girl he wants, but when he sets his brown eyes on Charlie, he is instantly hooked, wanting to know more about the honey-colored beauty.

But when secrets from each other’s pasts begin to surface, will the two be able to find their way to each other, or keep them apart for good.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Into You

Available October 8th

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Vanessa Hartwell has always lived the good life. With her fancy job as a management consultant, she never had to worry about anything; that was until her boss, and former lover, decides to sell the company to a business that already have a staff in place.

Now that the life she knows is quickly changing, she has to find a job fast. With the help of her good friend, she decides to take a position at an unlikely place. She didn’t think things could get any worse; but that all change when she encounters Mark Fernandez. She soon starts to become friends with Mark, but she can’t get past the idea that not only is he her co-worker, but also the owner of her new employer’s son. After what happened between her and her former boss, she made a vow to herself to never mix business with pleasure. Will Mark be able to change her mind or will she let love pass her by?

Mark Fernandez has always been a ladies’ man and have encountered a couple of flings at his father’s business; but he never encountered someone like Vanessa. She’s a bit feisty, but he knows he can find a way to let her guard down. While he does, he has a couple of secrets of his own that he doesn’t want anyone to know. Will he be able to continue hiding them, or will Vanessa be the one to break down his wall?

As the two try to establish a relationship, there will be a lot of obstacles in their way, including jealous exes, negative family members, and even crazy co-workers. Will the love they have for each other be enough to keep their relationship going, or will it tear them apart?

Take a journey with Vanessa and Mark as they try to build a relationship with each other as well as discover their purpose in life in the story, Into You.

 

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Swirling Around Love Day 7- London Starr

Hi everyone! I had a really bad headache last night, so I was away from any electronic device; that’s why the new post was not posted. A new author will be featured later today.

 

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Thank you for joining us for Day 7 of the Swirling Around Love Multicultural Event. Today’s featured author is Author London Starr.

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London Starr

 

LaToya Wilson is a mother of three, wife, and brand new author that also uses the pen name, London Starr, for pursuing a lifelong dream of writing. She has wanted to share her imagination and give people a warm place to go in her books when the real world has grown cold since the age of nine. Griffin, Georgia is her home, but not where she was born. She hopes to travel through her hometown in Kansas one day as an adult. Nothing makes her happier than to start a book, and then complete it, whether she’s reading someone’s work or writing her own.

 

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Author Interview

 

1.What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

Everything about life inspires me my writing, from what happens to us, to what doesn’t, and what I think should and shouldn’t.

 

  1. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

 

Reading being number one, vacationing on a beach is number two.

 

  1. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

 

Theresa Hodge and Kirsten Campbell

 

  1. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

 

IR is my favorite, and I’m not currently reading anything.

 

  1. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

 

I would love to be a NY Times Bestselling Author.

 

  1. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

 

Learn and research everything before signing on any dotted lines and write their story their way. Ultimately, you want to give the readers a spectacular read, but if you don’t love the story first then it’s not right, and you can’t please everyone.

 

 

Special message from London to you …

To all of my readers, future and present, I do not write novels for just  when the world has grown cold toward us, but to relax and release, and give everyone an alternate reality to reside in where there is danger, lust, love, mayhem, murder, and sizzling sex scenes all in the same setting, to keep you turning the pages. This is my gift to anyone that uses their precious time to enter my world where anything can happen at the flick of the wrist.

 

 

Book Catalog

A Million Dollar Love Series

 

A Million Dollar Love

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Storm has been through the fire with an abusive ex and almost didn’t live to tell about it–although she has no plans to. She keeps her secrets buried in a locked vault inside her head where they speak to her daily, literally. Devon, a millionaire playboy, will have to tunnel through layers and layers of her damaged psyche to find the key to her heart and her head if he wants to be in her life longer than a few minutes, but their love will come at a price. Will he fight to get the affection of the woman that he so eagerly desires to be with? Or will he decide the price of loving a damaged woman like Storm is too high a price to pay?

 

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A Million Dollar Love 2

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Storm has given up on everything in life but providing for her family after thirteen unlucky years in a marriage designed in hell that fractured her mind into several other identities, making her a functioning nutcase. She’s even given up on love just to keep her abuse and multiple personalities a secret from everyone. But she allows Devon Sims to give her the best one-night stand of her life just before she gives up on him, too, sparking another man’s deadly determination to have her all to himself or no one will have her, at all.

 

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A Million Dollar Love 3

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Secrets, shame, and mental instability resulting from an abusive past with Sidney made Storm lock herself away inside her head where the ramifications of Sidney’s abuse live and speak to her daily. She would never risk anyone finding out she’s a highly-functioning nutcase, even her mother. But after meeting Devon, Storm’s life becomes an uphill battle with old and new stalkers wielding guns, promising her death. They’ll become the ultimate test to her determination for survival, protecting her family, and keeping her secrets away from the second man that has the power to destroy her from the inside out.

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

The Other Man: Dangerous Love and Secrets Series

The Other Man: Dangerous Love and Secrets

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Jané loves her husband more than life itself, enough to naively sacrifice every dream she has ever had. But, communication failure in their marriage will cause a breakdown that neither may be able to come back from, and allow another man into both their lives, Blazier Freeman. Unusual desires and unstable secrets that are bound to get somebody killed will push them all to their breaking points. Can Jané resist the other man that can give her everything her husband does not know she needs? Is Blazier the only thing standing between Jané and the tempest waiting to be unleashed without warning into her life when those same desires and secrets come to the light?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

The Other Man 2: Dangerous Love and Secrets

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Jané Sullivan’s life is spiraling out of control. Her marriage is dead in the water. Her best friend is acting strange. She thinks her property is being vandalized by her soon-to-be ex-husband’s mistress, or mistresses. To top it all off, her fantasies for a more than deeply satisfying sex life are becoming more urgent. The only one holding her down through this upheaval is Blazier Freeman, a man she has known for a day. Yet, he is proving to be the tower of strength she craves. Her cravings for him are growing, too. But, will she find out who’s leaving her messages in red promising her death if she doesn’t leave her husband? Or will her life come to a dead end before she has fulfilled those cravings with anyone?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

The Other Man 3: Dangerous Love and Secrets

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Jané Sullivan has been through hell and back since Quon Sullivan demanded a divorce. But a real hell waited patiently to become her last stop on a journey of discovery about her marriage that she never wanted to take. Every decision she has made has turned out to be the wrong one for everyone in her life, including the other man, Blazier Freeman, who appeared mysteriously just as her world flipped upside down. Now Jané does not know who she can trust anymore while trying to survive this journey and a series of storms unleashing one right after the other. What will it take to make her trust herself again and get her life back? When will love and secrets stop being dangerous for her? Or will she live long enough to find out?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

 

Ileeria: The Chosen One Series

 

Ileeria: The Chosen One (Paperback)

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Good witch, Ileeria Madias, leads a willing, solitary existence broken up by few distractions while nursing a soul link damaged from being forced to live without her soul mate, Alex Foster, who’s married to someone else. Then all hell breaks loose and she has to take her rightful place as the Fates’ Chosen One in an ancient war with Alex as her guide to master the powerful magic inside of her while learning to curb her impulsive disorder to run, and save the world from more than just the devil’s son.

 

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Ileeria’s Dark Passenger

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Ileeria, the three Fates’ Chosen One, has a penchant for cursing and running away. True to form, she disappears just before the zenith war after managing to push away Alex, her guide, and lose her dark passenger in the process. After clipping the link between her and her married, fated-mate’s souls, she becomes hell-bent on being just as self-destructive as her evil entity is destructive. The devastation they’re determined to cause may take down everyone on the planet.

 

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lIeeria’s Sacrifice

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Ileeria and Até have managed to survive the Zenith war, keep the earth out of the devil’s grasp, and marry the men they love. But, will Ileeria find a way to endure Alex’s obsessive and controlling determination to keep her out of harm’s way at all costs before it rips them apart, and keep them all out of the grip of Tarkoff, a vicious and deadly vampire?

 

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Diamonds and Pearls Series

 

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Reign and Royal Ferotti are identical twins, as different as night and day, and have been estranged for five years. Even their parents’ tragic death couldn’t mend the broken ties and differences between the sisters.

 

Reign does the right thing at every turn, and tries to steer clear of trouble. Royal is double trouble by herself and does whatever the legendary Ferotti temper tells her to. This time, it tells her to take something from her ex-boyfriend, Maxim Carter, to get back at him for breaking up with her. When Royal listens, she’ll discover that what she’s taken will bring trouble the size of hell and high water combined Reign’s way. Can Reign convince her hot-headed sister to give back what she stole? Or is it too late for the sisters when Maxim’s boss comes all the way from South London, looking for his merchandise himself?

 

Available for purchase here.

 

Diamonds and Pearls 2

Coming October 2016

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Book Excerpt ~ The Other Man 3: Dangerous Love and Secrets

 

“Blazier, stop. It’s too much,” she yells, not caring who hears her begging for him to stop but silently hoping it never ends. He ignores her until the ripples slashing at her body stop on their own, letting her find some relief from her release, but not from Blazier’s body attacking pleasure zone after pleasure zone within her.

Another orgasm begins to build at a rapid pace in Jané’s core. It’s coming too fast and she isn’t sure if she’ll survive this one, or at least be able to stay awake afterward, but too many lives depend on her doing both.

“Hurry,” she begs.

He smirks and drops his mouth over hers.

“You think I don’t know when you’re about to cum, Jané. Think again, love,” he says against her lips before rocketing through her body like a battering ram.

She feels a cold draft on her outer thighs wrapped behind his back, looks around, wondering where the breeze’s coming from, and finds Quon standing in the opened doorway.

“Well damn, you could’ve asked me to join,” Quon says as soon as she lays eyes on him. “Just because we’re divorcing does not mean I can’t participate anymore. I heard ex sex is the best, or so Blazier says,” he jokes, crosses his arms over his chest, and continues to observe.

It dawns on Jané that her soon-to-be ex-husband has stolen into the room, watching them have sex. The storm building in her center breaks. Her orgasm sends her into the dark skies. Blazier’s head swivels to the right to glare at Quon then he shoves all the way up into her before filling her tunnel with his own stickiness. She shuts her eyes tight to endure the pressure in her core releasing and making stars appear behind her eyelids, and screams until it’s over. That’s when the situation grows awkward for her. Even if she’s no longer with Quon, no one wants to get caught with their pants down or off, in her case.

“Jesus Quon!” she shouts, “What the hell are you doing in here?”

He shrugs and cocks his head.

“I came looking for you since it didn’t seem that you were coming back. Now I know why. You sure you aren’t my equal in every way, Jané, because I could’ve sworn we just went through this at the club.” Then, he throws his head back, laughs heartily at the irony, and walks out, closing the door behind him.

Jané finds it ironic that she may have cheated Quon out of many opportunities to find the woman that would’ve tried to remove a testicle for each woman she caught coming out of the hallway in front of him at the club. It saddens her for him that their love was never the forever kind of love people fight to hold on to, but the kind that shelters people who have secrets to hide and holes in their heart that make them afraid to be alone. Nor is she shocked that Quon’s taking the situation so well. She doesn’t know if she would have, had it been Blazier that she walked in on at the club or just now.

 

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Swirling Around Love Day 6-Phoenix Rayne


Hello Everyone. Today started off kind of rocky for me. I hope your Monday began way better than mines. As a result of my ‘rocky morning,’ I’m totally so far behind schedule. Hence, today’s late post. Any who, it’s Day 6 and I’d like to introduce you all to author Phoenix Rayne. Some of you may know her but for the ones that don’t, I’m sure you will love her! Here she is …


Phoenix Rayne

Author Phoenix Rayne grew up on a farm in Arkansas. She has lived all over the country but now resides back in Arkansas with her miniature poodle Bougie. Phoenix obsession with books started at a very young age. She got tired of reading about characters who looked nothing like her and her friends. She decided to write short stories and only shared them with her friends. Several years later she published her From Love to Loathe Series.

Phoenix loves to read Romance, Young Adult, Fantasy, Mystery, Suspense, and a little bit of Erotica. So it’s only natural she would write the same. She loves having a different variety of characters in all of her books. No matter what shade you are, you will be able to relate and understand all of her characters.

In her free time, she reads, writes and enjoys having cocktails and going to the movies with her friends.

Website http://www.phoenixrayne.com/

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                             Author Interview

1. What made you start writing?

I wanted to read about little chunky girls who had a brown round face like me.

2. Where do you get your inspiration from?

Life

3. Why are your main characters (females) always plus size?

Because I’m plus size and we need more books about the BBW’s out there.

4. How do you choose the cities the novels are based in?

I’ve lived in every city I’ve written about. I like to give my POV of that city.

5. Tell me about your leading men in your novels?


I love a hot Alpha and even a hot Beta, oh hell I love a hot Omega too.

6. Which one of your leading men would be your perfect guy?

Dorian Alveston from Your Secret’s Safe with Me Trilogy.

7. Which novel is your personal favorite?

I can’t even begin to choose, I love them all.

8. Favorite leading Lady in your novels?

Cricket Hooper. She’s in my From Love to Loathe Series.

9. What’s next?

I’m heading over to a rougher side.

10. What do you want your readers to take away from your work?

It doesn’t matter your shade or size. Love is love.

 

Book Catalog

From Love to Loathe Series 


Heels of Love

 


When Cricket Hooper moves to Seattle she only has a couple of goals find a job and an apartment near her friend Chelle, and basically to live a quiet, normal life. However, it isn’t long before life becomes far from normal. When a mysterious man helps get her car out of the mud after she makes a wrong turn, she finds herself in his thrall. He wines and dines her, quite literally, and before Cricket can stop it, things are steamy and serious very serious.

Cricket is thrown aback when Jyme turns out to be more than a simple fisherman, but then she isn’t telling all of her story either.

Available for purchase here.

 

The Enclave of Jyme


As a child, Jyme Samson believed his family trait was a curse and he tried his best to cope with it. His high school sweetheart Elle was there for him every step of the way until betrayal sat foot on his doorstep and tore them apart, making him doubt everything he ever believed.

All he wanted was to leave the past behind. When he met Cricket Hooper, his desire to be everything she needed forced him to enclave into the real Jyme the man he’s always wanted to be.

Every story has two sides. In Heels of Love and Wounded Love, Cricket had her say. Now it’s time to see the story through Jyme’s eyes. This is his story from the first moment he laid eyes on her and knew she was the real meaning of his existence.

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Wounded Love

 


It appears that Cricket and Jyme have it all together now. They have a house, serenity, safety a normal life. But something always seems to take Cricket back to her past sometimes, her future requires it.

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Winter in Love

 


Winter Babe Samson, is a beautiful, ambitious, spoiled brat. She’s the daughter of Jyme Samson and Cricket Hooper. It’s been twelve years since Winter has seen her mysterious mother and she’s alright with that. Not having her infamous mother in her life has left Winter with a nasty attitude, smart mouth and no respect for her lonely but broken father. The sheltered girl has everything: from designer clothes and jewelry to the best new ride. Her almost perfect life is turned upside down when her crush expresses that he wants to get serious sexually. This is a problem for Winter since she’s a virgin.

Her two best friends have given up their VCards already which has her thinking. She’s tired of being the virgin in the group and decides to give her most precious gift to her crush Dakarai. Winter doesn’t want Dakarai to know she has no experience with guys. An unexpected perfect opportunity finds himself to Winter. Axle Albertson, son of her father’s enemy, runs himself into her presence. Whom just so happen to be looking for someone to have sex with. Winter is determined to make this situation a business transaction only, but Axle wants to be friends with her, but twists and turns may push her closer to him. With him being who he is she’s certain her father won’t find out until he does.

Winter is punished and forbidden to see her crush Dakarai or her sexcapade partner Axle. Her father starts being overbearing and has set the rules, and they are clear—until they’re broken. The From Love to Loathe Series has given us a classic love story with an edgy twist.

This final installment of The Series reveals the gut-wrenching hurdles Winter Babe Samson has to overcome to be an experience sexual partner for her crush.

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The Marriage That Didn’t Stay in Vegas

 


The catchphrase “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas” is supposed to be the code, but what happens when it doesn’t remain in Vegas?

Phoebe Alexis Courtland had a plan. As a paralegal studying for the bar, she decided while in Vegas for a conference she would let off some steam with her friends. When Phoebe wakes the last day of her weekend trip to Vegas, she finds one of the biggest princess cut wedding rings on her ring finger while lying on top of a naked chiseled chest god. Phoebe remembers nothing of her drunken night of love and is determined to have the marriage annulled immediately. After Vegas, Phoebe is forced to go to her now husband Xavier’s Ranch to get him to sign the divorce papers. But, Xavier won’t sign them without a fight. Xavier has a few tricks up his sleeve for his new bride. Will Phoebe be able to get her divorce?

*Content Warning: Contains explicit scenes and language. Intended for 18+ Audience

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All Torn Apart

 


Can one woman tame the biggest philanderer to walk the streets of Memphis? Gunner Hawthorne is the sexiest, wealthiest, and the most colossal prick you’ll ever meet. He’s at the top of his career game and has everything to show for it. Gunner is preparing his team for one of the biggest takeovers in cosmetic history. Gunner, as usual, is full of himself as he insults the female owner of his company’s biggest competitor, Vrede Cosmetics. He is now forced to make what he wronged back right. But, can Gunner woo Vrede without falling for her in the process?

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Cupid’s Desire

 


Alareik is a Cupid, and get that image of a diapered baby with a bow and arrow right out of your head. Cupids are all six foot Gods of love, invisible to the mortal’s eyes, who are sent down to Earth with their daily assignments…to help mortals fall in love.

Alareik is the most popular Cupid out there, and not only is he the hottest Cupid but he’s the most compassionate. Alareik stumbles across a mortal who has a third eye. Sapphire, a waitress no one would take a second glance at, can see the invisible Cupids. Alareik has never met a mortal who could do this. He’s put on a special assignment to figure her out.

Alareik willingly accepts this task and finds himself falling for the plain and peculiar girl. Sapphire’s love for life changes this Cupid’s heart forever.

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Your Secret’s Safe With Me Trilogy

Your Secret’s Safe With Me

 


Cambria Price definitely has secrets she doesn’t want exposed. Growing up in orphanages and foster care, she struggles to have the things she wants and needs to be an ordinary girl. Growing up to be one of the best boosters in Little Rock, Cambria uses what she was taught to get whatever she needs whenever she needs it. She has a crew that she trusts and all of her lifts run smoothly like clockwork. Until one night, everything falls apart. Two in her crew takes the fall for Cambria and the others. She decides to leave the boosting world behind her to have a new start.

Cambria, now, a hard working barmaid thinks her past is in the past until it catches up to her. She’s blackmailed into doing some of her old tricks. She has no choice but to do what she’s told or else. In the process, she has to get one of the best attorneys in the city to fall for her. While losing control of her own life, Cambria finds herself falling for her mark and he for her. In this erotically stimulating romance, Dorian becomes addicted to her. Just the thought of her brings Dorian to his knees. Cambria’s body yearns for Dorian as well as she has never had every desire and want filled and satisfied by such a man. Dorian wakes up the sexual beast inside of her. Dorian has ruined her. She’s never wanted a man the way she longs for him.

Is this fate or just another job for Cambria? Will her secrets destroy what’s to become of them?

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Your Secret’s Safe With Me 2

 


Withholding secrets can hurt, so can revealing them, but when it comes to Cambria Price’s secrets, they’re not safe. Dorian has broken off their engagement and the both of them are trying to move on, but desire eats at them and they try hard to resist. Cambria has a decision to make and it’s the most important decision of her life. This book is intended for mature audiences. THE SENSUAL SERIES OF CAMBRIA AND DORIAN CONTINUES in the hotly anticipated follow-up to YOUR SECRET’S SAFE WITH ME.

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Your Secret’s Safe With Me 3

 


It appears that Dorian and Cambria have gone their separate ways. Dorian’s engaged to Olympia and Cambria has been living the Fab life with Judge Ross. They both wear smiles and greet each other whenever they met at functions but are they truly happy being apart?

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Book Excerpt ~ Your Secret’s Safe With Me (Part 3)

The bedroom door opened wide, Rod and Giselle came out with luggage. They walked past me, and I kept my attention on the bedroom’s thresh hold. She appeared in the doorway. Her cheeks and nose both were red. Once those eyes met mine, I knew she’d been crying. She held her cosmetic box and rolled out her Mac Zuca bag. I’d bought her that last year. I kept going to the bathroom and couldn’t even brush my damn teeth for her all of her cosmetics covering the sink. The lady at the store said everyone who was anyone had the Zuca bag. She had four Mac makeup boxes that she consolidated into the Zuca bag. She loved that bag; she talked about it for weeks to her friends. Giselle ended up getting one because Cam repeatedly told her how much she loved it. I had done well with that purchase.

Cambria stopped next to island and dug into her purse. She pulled out her Arkansas Razorback keychain and her iPhone sitting them both on the marble top. Rod held the door open for her. She wouldn’t make eye contact with me. She just walked right passed me not saying a word. Dad and I were the only one’s watching her. Everyone else was to involved with Phillip and Roxy’s break down. I couldn’t feel anything for them yet. I was too far gone to give a damn. Dad watched me and then he frowned. He looked at the door, then at me, then back the door, and back at me. I knew he wanted me to go after her, but I couldn’t do that. He shook his head and then walked to over to Mom and Olympia. He wrapped an arm around both of their waists. He was giving me a window to take. A window to go and talk to Cam without an audience. I looked at the door, and Rod was closing it. I caught it before the latch could connect. I opened it back up and slid out.

 

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Enter for your chance to win an eBook copy of one of the following: Heels of Love, Cupids Desire, The Marriage that Didn’t Stay in Vegas, All Torn Apart, or Your Secret’s Safe with Me (book 1). There will be 1 winner for each book.

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Did you miss the previous posts of the other featured IR, BWWM or Multicultural authors of this awesome event? If so, check them out below

Day 1 –Shantee A Parks

Day 2 –Theresa Hodge

Day 3 –Blue Saffire

Day 4 –Seven Steps

Day 5 –Carey Anderson

Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see the next featured author. Also, make sure you follow my blog as well as the host of this event.

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Swirling Around Love Day 5- Carey Anderson

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Welcome back! We are at Day 5 of the ‘Swirling Around Love’ Multicultural Event. Today’s featured author is none other than, Carey Anderson.

So, here goes …

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Carey Anderson

Carey Anderson was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area in California. At a very young age she learned that she had a natural gift for storytelling. Carey would entertain her family and friends with stories about anything going on in her life or theirs.

During a time when everyone begins to ask their selves “who am I” this question was answered for Carey. Her teacher, who brought out all things creative within her, read her story aloud to the class. “Mrs. Dyes assigned a homework assignment to write a story about where Butterflies got their colors. I turned in my tale of how Martin Luther Butterfly helped all the world, and most importantly butterflies, receive their much-needed colors to make the world a wonderful place. At first I was so embarrassed, because I thought everyone would laugh at me and make fun of my story. When I realized they were laughing with me at my colorful story I couldn’t put my pen down. I’d write short stories, poetry, journal entries, etc.” Carey started writing stories as

an outlet for the things going on in her life. Once she was in high school she began receiving extra credit from her English teacher for writing stories during her free time after school and on the weekends. Her English teacher suggested that she look into writing children’s books, which she still, may do one day. However, writer’s block affected Carey for quite a few years. She would attempt to start stories, but she would never finish them.

During a really turbulent time in Carey’s life she began writing what is now known as The Wallace Family Affairs Volume One Tracy’s Complications, on her iPhone just as a little doodle. “I was going through some pretty rough things. My only escape from that reality was to look at my situation and imagine it differently. That’s why Volume One starts off like it does. I didn’t know it was going to be a story when Tracy started telling her story. Through the encouragement of my oldest and dearest friends my escape took me to a whole world of its own.” Carey wanted to share her stories immediately with the world so she decided to go down the path of self-publishing.

Quickly after finishing Volume I, Carey began Volume II the story of her life. “I put so many of my family members in that story it’s ridiculous!” Carey comes from a large family of cousins, and siblings so having such a large family on Amber or Malcolm’s side is not strange or unusual for her. “The Latour’s and the Wallace’s in a lot of ways are like both of my parent’s families, with lots of sprinkles of imagination. Neither side is directly represented in one family, but they’re all in there.” Again using only her iPhone, Carey crafted this master piece losing lots of sleep because Amber or Malcolm would wake her up to tell her more about their story.

Thus far Carey’s stories have been relatable and entertaining. They have been received well by the public and she looks forward to continuing to entertain you. “I get excited whenever someone reads one of my stories. I wanna know what they think about the characters? Are they entertained? Would they like to continue? So on and so forth. Everyone knows when they tell me they’re reading I ask them where they are, and what has happened so far. I love interacting with my readers and discussing my characters as if they’re real people. One of my biggest debates is the visual reference to what my characters actually look like. I see my character one-way, and my Rough Riders will see them another sometimes. The other debate is, once you’ve finished Volume Two Part 1 & Part 2, are you #TeamMalcolm or are you #TeamDwayne? I love to see this debate play out amongst my readers. I try to stay as neutral as possible, because I have love and affection for the two of them.” Make sure you drop Carey a line and let her know whether you’re #TeamMalcolm or #TeamDwayne, she loves to hear her reader’s answers to this question.

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Author Interview

1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

I wanted to capture my family in my first leg of my writing. In my family various members have fallen in love with the person who captured their heart regardless of their background. I love the diversity within my family so I wanted to reflect that in my writings.

2. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

I like to bake (never as good as Tracy but one can dream), I’m in love with natural hair, so I watch You T ubers all of the time looking for tip to hopefully gain my Rapunzel length tresses on my natural hair.

3. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

Deborah Brandon and Jessica Caryn

4. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

I like to read African American Contemporary books. I like to read whatever captures my interest really.  Currently I’m reading “Sometimes Brooklyn, Mostly Mars Volume 2” by Keith Kareem Williams. I’ve been savoring this read as I work on my things.

5. Are you working on anything new? If so, when can we expect it to be released?

I recently completed my first non-Wallace book. Even though this book will not be a BWWM or IR book, I decided to challenge myself to try my hand at writing something totally different. I hope to release this book later this year or early next. I’m not quite sure when it will be released just yet. Also, recently I received the honor to write within an anthology with Deborah Brandon and Cordelia Michelsen. This book will be released next.

6. Do you have any scheduled upcoming events; such as book signings, interviews, etc.?

Yes, the Atlanta in-person chapter will be reviewing At Last in September. I’m excited because this will be my first book review outside of my normal reviewers. Also, I will be at the Bay Area Urban Book festival in October. This will be my first public event. I’m nervous, but excited.

7. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

I hope to have an even longer catalog to share with the world. Hopefully I’ll be writing fulltime, living in Napa overlooking the wine valley as I create more stories in my head.

8. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

I can’t remember where I read it, but the advice was to keep writing. The more you do it the better you become. Also, read in the between moments, Iron sharpens Iron. Always accept constructive criticism sometimes your humility is what puts you ahead of the game.

Special Message from Carey …

I’m so thankful for this opportunity to share a little about myself. I hope this meeting is only the beginning to a nice and long relationship. I’m still learning as I go along, and I hope you will be able to notice the growth in my scripts with each new book I release. Hopefully I provide you with a nice long escape from your everyday life, with a glimpse into the stories in my head.

 

Book Catalog

Wallace Family Affairs Volume II

Sometimes Love Isn’t Enough (Book 1)

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Amber Wallace is an angry little girl who grows up with a chip on her shoulder, and the constant need to prove herself. Prove that she’s strong enough, prove that she’s black enough, and prove that she’s good enough. When Amber meets Malcolm a dark and mysterious young man, her world is turned upside down. Instead of filling her life with love and security, her relationship with Malcolm does the opposite. When Amber announces her pregnancy at almost fifteen her family life completely changes. Family skeletons are revealed and Amber tries to find clarity in

all of it. She then struggles to grow up quickly, while she holds on to the fantasy of a happy family life with Malcolm who does not want the picture she paints for them.

Available for purchase here.

 

Love Is Just Enough (Book 2)

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This book picks up where Part 1 leaves off.  Sometimes Love Isn’t Enough, but shouldn’t it be? Amber loves Malcolm and David. She finds herself caught in the middle of them, and now young Andrew pleads with her to fight for David. Still strapped with her childhood dream of a husband and a family Amber struggles with where to place her heart. Who will Amber choose, and will that choice satisfy her heart? Can she find love beyond both of them? Or will #TeamMalcolm prevail?

*This is the conclusion to the Wallace Family Affairs Volume II.*

Available for purchase here.

Wallace Family Affairs Volume IV

Look Beyond Your Eyes

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Look Beyond Your Eyes is a coming of age story about Sasha Wallace, who is a seemingly confident and self-assured young lady. Sasha is used to being appreciated and sought after for her appearance. Whatever Sasha wants, Sasha gets. Except for the love and acceptance of a good man who sees her for who she truly is, and not just a beautiful arm piece. Sasha learns that being a Wallace isn’t enough to provide her with everything she needs to be happy. Each failed relationship takes it’s toll on her and the personal pride she takes in being Sasha “Sassy” Wallace. When Sasha meets a very handsome and intelligent man who isn’t impressed or moved by her physical attributes; Sasha learns how to become comfortable in her own skin while still trying to get her man. Meanwhile Sasha has to learn to understand her father whose unhealthy relationship with her mother continues to affect their relationship. Will Sasha find love? Will she ever be appreciated beyond what the simple eye beholds?

Available for purchase here

Wallace Family Affairs Volume VI

First You Laugh Then You Cry

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The girl of many names is mostly known as Nellie. Nellie traumatically goes from Riches to Rags. Her mother instills in her the idea that unless a man has money he has nothing. This one fatal value cost Nellie so much. Like her mother she demands to be the center of attention at all times; thanks to her pretty face normally she is. When she meets D, she is stunned to find that he’s not interested in her; and he would rather the company of her lesser in every way best friend. Nellie is determined to win D’s heart and she stops at nothing to run from the pain of her life and focus her happiness on one day being the girl on D’s arm.

Kendra has a pretty standard childhood, loving mother and father, wonderful siblings. Until one day her father decides that he wants something different and he leaves behind the comforts of his family to find his own happiness. Kendra watches her mother try to keep things together and she decides to do her part to help out her family. Meanwhile she catches the attention of young Darryl who initially seems to be just a silly guy to her. She eventually learns about his big heart, and that he has a certain way that he sees the humor in everything to survive and maintain. What she doesn’t know about, is the competition that her best friend has waged with her for Darryl’s heart.

Available for purchase here.

Wallace Family Affairs Volume VII

At Last

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Annette grew up in an unloving environment. Her feisty spirit was her only survival tactic. When her family moves from Kansas to California, Annette meets The Wallace’s. The Wallace’s are ahead of their time. During a time when this country was racially divided the Wallace’s looked for unity. With Irma Wallace at the head of the family, she teaches her children not to look at color. With that lesson her youngest son Tim falls head first in love with Annette. Tim is prepared to take on anyone who may oppose their union. However, he’s never had an Opponent like Rose, Annette’s mother.

Available for purchase here.

 

Wallace Family Affairs Volume VIII

 

Just A Friend

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Ethan Wallace has always lived in the shadows of his family. He dimmed his light so that his brothers could shine. When Ethan met Jenise he was convinced that she had her own agenda that he didn’t trust her. Determined to reveal her agenda he found that she truly and honestly was only looking for a friend. Through their friendship Ethan comes to terms with a lot of his issues and he learns that it’s ok to let his light shine. Unfortunately letting his light shine also turns on selfishness in him that he isn’t sorry to have.

Jenise Wright grew up in a farming town in California. She’s the first member of her family to go to college. Her hard work and dedication earned her a full scholarship to one of the most prestigious colleges in the country. Jenise’s charms and nurturing nature unknowingly land her right in the middle of the Wallace clan who are also attending the same school. Her loyalty earns her a very close friendship with Ethan the quietest Wallace. Meanwhile Jenise loses herself trying to make all of her friends and family happy.

Available for purchase here.

Book Excerpt ~ Present

This time Sherrell wanted to play a getting to know each other game. “Okay Tracy it’s your turn.” Sherrell said as we all calmed down from the hollering, crying, and gut busting laughter as Darryl relayed the last whoopin he got from his mom. Hearing the way they describe Amber isn’t any way I know her to be. She’s always mild even when she’s irritated so I always listen with intrigue. Especially when they talk about her beating up Toya. I try not to cheese when they share those stories. Sherrell shook the box then she handed the box to Darryl who picked the question and he handed it to Andrew to read. “Tracy, name one thing you wanted as a teenager, but for whatever reason you didn’t get it.” Everybody looked at me.

Joy smiled cause I’m sure she could think of a laundry list of things I complained about when we were younger. “My dad said when I got my license I would have a car. And true to his word I had a car before I had my license. But, he didn’t ask me what kind of car I wanted. I was happy just to have a car period so it didn’t matter, but I wanted a blue Chevy Camaro with the beat in it.”

Darryl laughed, “I knew you were a thug.”

I wiggled my neck, “I’m from Richmond.”

“The car you have now has a nice system in it.” Joy said.

I looked at Andrew, “yes. My baby always gives me the best.”

Sherrell shook up her box of questions, “Malcolm you’re next.” Everyone oohed.

Malcolm’s expression was unamused, “I’m not playing.” Then he returned his attention to Chanel.

“Aw! Come on Malcolm, this is just like cards. Cards with feelings.” Yussef said.

“Yeah Malcolm.” Everyone else chimed in.

“Fine!” He didn’t look happy about it. He sat Chanel up in his lap with her back to him. She frowned at everybody just like Malcolm.

Sherrell handed the box to Chantel to pull a question. Chantel pulled and handed it to Amber. Amber opened the question and smiled. “Good question.” She prepared to read the question out loud. Everyone leaned in, “if you could be any celebrity, who would you be?”

“Me!” He shot back quickly.

“You’re a celebrity?” Amber said scoffing at his answer.

“All ya’ll need to recognize who I am! What makes a celebrity a celebrity?”

“Hold on! I think we need the white board for this. Who’s willing to be our Vanna Black?” Darryl asked

Chantel volunteered and went to the board. She wrote, “Celebrity Details” at the top. “Number One, people look up to you. Do people look up to me?” Everyone shook their heads yes, “thank

One, people look up to you. Do people look up to me?” Everyone shook their heads yes, “thank you. Chantel put a check next to that. Moving on, Number Two. Money! I got that.” Everyone agreed, “thank you. Put a check next to that one. Number Three, people want to be me.”

“That’s only D-Rick!” Darryl blurted out.

Everyone started laughing, “shut up! No I don’t!” Derrick was not laughing.

“If you can think of at least one person who wishes they were me point proven, put my check and let’s move on.” It seemed like everyone knew at least one person so no one disputed it. “Number Four, I have the woman that everyone wishes they had.  So that makes me the ultimate man!” Amber blushed, while all of us girls said aw! “Number Five, everybody knows who I am, and I don’t have to explain who I am. Check mark and I’m done.”

“But you’re not on TV.” Anthony said.

“The question was about a celebrity there was no television requirement stated, so I stand by my answer. Next person.” Then Chanel started laughing. That actually made him smile.

We moved on with our game.

Book Giveaway

Enter to win one of four eBook copies of At Last. All you have to do is visit and like Carey Anderson’s Facebook page. The first four people to comment ‘Pick Me’ on the post that has the At Last book cover & that mentions this giveaway will win. Remember you must  like the page & comment on the correct post to win. Good Luck!!!

 

Did you miss the previous posts of the other featured IR, BWWM or Multicultural authors of this awesome event? If so, check them out below.

 

Day 1 – Shantee A Parks

Day 2 – Theresa Hodge

Day 3 – Blue Saffire

Day 4 – Seven Steps

Don’t forget to stop by tomorrow to see the next featured author. Also, make sure you follow my blog as well as the host of this event.

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Swirling Around Love Day 4- Seven Steps

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Hi everyone! I’m a little late posting (was at work all day), but here’s day four of the Swirling Around Love event with today’s featured author, Steven Steps!

Hello everyone. Its day 4 of the Swirling Around Love ‘Multicultural Event’. I hope you all are enjoying yourself. It feels great to shine the light on so many talented authors. So, if you haven’t checked out their books go ahead & do so. Don’t forget to enter each giveaway throughout the event.

Today we have Seven Steps joining us. Let’s get to know who she is …

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Seven Steps

Seven Steps is a new author with a flair for telling original stories filled with action, romance, and beautifully detailed settings. She specializes in diverse science fiction romance with strong heroines and hot heroes.

Seven Steps is a working wife and mother, as well as a devoted owner of a beautiful cat named Rosie. I enjoy hanging out with friends and family, thrifting, and anything that reminds her of the 1990s.

“Let me be that I am and seek not to alter me.”

–William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing.

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Author Interview

1. What inspired you to become a Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance writer?

I enjoy writing most when the story reflects me as a person. Growing up, I was always attracted to a particular type of man: tall, blonde haired, and blue eyed. I was obsessed with boy bands, particularly the Backstreet Boys. That didn’t change much as I grew older, though my taste veered more towards dark hair, dark eyes. Very Black Irish or

Italian. So, naturally, my writing reflected that. All except for one of my upcoming books feature an interracial couple.

2. Besides writing, what are some of your favorite things?

I love music, particularly 90’s music. Everyone thinks that the music of their generation is the best and I am no exception. I love the Goo Goo Dolls, Dave Matthews Band, Blink 182, and Incubus. Mostly rock and punk. My dad gave me a classic rock album when I was a teen. That album introduced me to a new sound that I absolutely loved. It was one of those late night infomercial cd’s with songs like, American Band, Ballroom Blitz, and My Sherona on it. It really created a soft spot in my heart for classic rock. My husband listens to a lot of hip hop, so we play that as well. Not new hip hop, old hip hop. Ludicrous, Busta Rhymes, stuff like that. We were both born in the 80’s, so 90’s and 2000’s hip hop is the only hip hop allowed in the house.

3. Name at least two (2) authors that you admire who write Multicultural, IR or BWWM Romance?

Jasmine Parker is an Indie Author. She doesn’t write much anymore but, I really like her books because they are clean interracial romance. I try to write clean romance as well so that the books have a broader appeal. I remember my first book with an IR couple was Aliyah Burke’s book, A Knight’s Vow. I really enjoyed it. Oh, and J.J Murray is awesome for contemporary romance.

4. What types or genre of books do you enjoy reading? What are you currently reading?

I love science fiction books. Anything with aliens and spaceships. I love historical romance and contemporary romances. My favorite author is Brittinay Cherry. Her book The Air He Breathes, is probably the best book I’ve ever read hands down.

5. Are you working on anything new? If so, when can we expect it to be released?

I have three books coming out this year. The Slave Planet 2: Civil War, is a sequel to The Slave Planet. That should be out by the end of the summer hopefully. Civil War picks up where Slave Planet left off. This story has more fantasy elements in it, which I think people will really like. There is a huge betrayal by one of the main characters, giant monsters, new loves, old enemies, and, of course, a Civil War.

The Last Rock King is my first contemporary romance, interracial of course. It’s about a rock star whose career is failing and he goes on a world tour to try to revive it. On the tour he meets a woman named Cassie, his on staff nurse. Things go great between them until a serial killer starts targeting women who are associated with the tour. It’s a romantic suspense that I’m sure everyone will enjoy.

Peace in the Storm is another contemporary romance that I hope will be out this year, depending on how I publish it. It is about a divorced couple who find themselves

stranded on an island. The island holds many secrets, and some of the more deadly ones are gunning for the couple. They have to work together to stay safe and stay alive. It’s an interracial clean romance with lots of action, romance, and close calls. Be on the lookout for it.

6. Do you have any scheduled upcoming events; such as book signings, interviews, etc.?

Only this interview. LOL.

7. Where do you expect to be in your career as an author five (5) years from now?

Five years from now I want to be a well-known name in the Clean Interracial Romance genre.

8. What advice can you give to new authors who’s interested in writing in this genre?

Write every day. Lean on the shoulders of giants by finding out what more established authors are doing and do that. Join mentor groups. Keep writing. Outline. Get an editor and a great cover.

Special message from Seven Steps to you … 

Thank you for your support, messages and encouragement. For me, the road to becoming an author was a long one. Even though I wrote constantly, my work was never really supported. After publishing my book, The Slave Planet, the outpouring of support was overwhelming. Every time someone says they enjoy something I’ve written, I feel like I’ve sprouted wings. I hope to continue to take readers on journeys of discovery, adventure, and most of all LOVE for as long as I can. Thank you all.

Book Catalog

The Slave Planet Series

The Slave Planet

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Love is the ultimate crime.  On a planet where women are born to rule, Empress Nadira’s secret affair with her slave threatens to rip her family apart. When she joins the highest council in the land, her secret is revealed. Will Nadira go against everything she believes in to protect her family, or will she choose her heart and doom everyone she loves to death?  The Slave Planet is a, science fiction, interracial (black woman white man) romance. It is a thrilling journey into an alternate history where women rule the world.  This is the first book in THE SLAVE PLANET trilogy.

Available for purchase here.

The Slave Planet 2

Coming Soon

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Before I Wake

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In the spirit of The Twilight Zone, Unsolved Mysteries, and the X Files, BEFORE I WAKE contains two haunting love stories with a mind blowing endings that will leave you with one simple question: Was It Real?

The Cottage  Ashling’s quiet farm life suddenly becomes a lot more interesting when a handsome stranger, bloodied and unconscious, appears next to a haystack. When he awakens, her world will never be the same again.  The Playthings  People are disappearing by the second, including Samantha Patterson’s husband. As her world shifts around her, Samantha questions everything that she knows is real. Her husband, her child, her life… was it all just a dream?

Available for purchase here.

 

 

The Last Rock King

Coming September 27th | Available for Pre-Order September 17th

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Cassie Washington thought spending her summer touring with a rock band would be an adventure…  When Cassie’s father invites her to take time off from medical school and go on tour with the rock band he manages, she envisions traveling the world, meeting celebrities, and finally making peace with her estranged father. But when the rock star sets his sights on Cassie, she’s forced to make a life-changing decision. Fulfill her lifelong dream of being a doctor, or become the Rock King’s new queen?

Noah LaRock was once dubbed The Last Rock King, but that feels like a long time ago… Noah’s popularity has waned, but he hopes this world tour will change all of that. After getting off on the wrong foot with the new on-staff nurse—Cassie, who just happens to be his manager’s daughter—his best friend Dondo is introduced to Cassie’s friend Kelly. The next morning, Kelly is found murdered. As the tour goes on, more girls wind up dead… Cassie pleads with Noah and the authorities, convinced that someone with ties to the band is behind the murders—but even after an arrest, the bodies keep piling up. And that’s not all for Noah—he learns that his record label’s dropping him, his money has run low, there’s a killer targeting his fans, and his on-staff nurse has taken up permanent residence in his thoughts.  Can Noah revive his career, catch a killer, and win Cassie’s heart—or is it already too late for the…Last Rock King?

Book Trailer ~ The Last Rock King

 

 

Peace In The Storm

Coming October 3rd

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A vacation was just what Lisa Matthews needed. After spending the past five years picking up the broken pieces of her life, Lisa is finally ready to move one. Flanked by her best friend Trish, Lisa arrives in Jamaica ready to meet new people, swim in the ocean, and finally forget about the brown eyes that have haunted her for the last five years. But the past has a strange way of showing up when you least expect it. Chance is working on the deal of a lifetime. After spending the last ten years growing his fortune into the billions, workaholic Chance Gionatti is forced to take an unwanted, weeklong vacation. No work phone, no email, nothing. On the first day of the worst vacation of his life, the one woman he’s been trying to forget for the last five years literally falls into his arms, and just like that, his world changes. A doomed boat tour. When a devious tour guide drops them on a strange island, Chance and Lisa must find a way to work together despite their past. Can they survive the monstrosities that have taken up residence on the mysterious island? Will they allow their past to consume them, or will they finally find a way to be each other’s Peace In The Storm?

Book Excerpt ~ The Slave Planet

Click here to read an excerpt from The Slave Planet.

 

Giveaway

 

Enter for a chance to win an advance copy of The Last Rock King by signing up to Seven Steps Newsletter. The Last Rock King will be available for pre-order on September 17th. Giveaway ends September 18th.

 

Did you miss the previous posts of the other featured IR, BWWM or Multicultural authors of this awesome event? If so, check them out below

Day 1 – Shantee A Parks

Day 2 – Theresa Hodge

Day 3 – Blue Saffire

Be sure to stop by tomorrow to see the next featured author. Also, make sure you follow my blog as well as the host of this event.

 

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