Monday, March 26, 2012

Guest - Terry Spear

Good morning all! Today we have a short interview with Terry Spear, author of those fantastic wolf shapeshifter stories. Her publisher, Sourcebooks, is sponsoring a giveaway of 2 copies of A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing (US & Canada only). Check out the Lynda Again section to see how to enter the drawing.

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1.       What one thing would you want your readers to remember from your book?
TS: That deep down, though we think we know ourselves, or maybe we know ourselves better than we want to let on, that sometimes accepting our frailties and dealing with them, can help us to overcome our obstacles and find our dream.

2.       What themes do you like to write?
TS: Forbidden love! I find it sort of reoccurs in several of my stories. Also, that women can do anything they put their minds to if they give themselves half the chance. That people can change, even if they believe they are the way they are and have been this way too long to change…they can. Half the battle is recognizing that a transformation needs to be made.

3.       Your book is being made into a movie, regardless of cost, where should it be filmed?
TS: Oregon. A SEAL in Wolf’s Clothing is set on the Oregon coast, and it’s a beautiful place to visit. It seemed perfect for a SEAL also!

4.       In the movie form of your book, who plays the hero? Or the heroine? And why?
TS: Unknowns. I love the underdog, so I would like to see a new actor and actress on the scene. Sometimes the actor seems to be the same person whether he’s a police investigator, knight, family man, or assassin. Different costume, same character. So I would love to have unknowns in the leading roles. I know, it wouldn’t make for a blockbuster movie…but I still love the underdogs. What can I say?

5.       What is the ONE novel you think everyone should read?
TS: The one that appeals to them the most! I’m an eclectic reader and so I read a variety of different books all the time. I couldn’t say what others might like. I work at a library and have to recommend books, and so what I do is look up an author on Amazon, and find out what readers are buying besides that one author’s works to find similar reads, especially when it’s a genre I don’t read. So what should anyone read? Whatever appeals to them the most!

6.       Who is your favorite character in ALL the books you've written? Why?
TS: I can’t say because my favorite characters are the ones I’m working on right that moment. I get so involved in their lives that they are real. Each and every one of them. Their weaknesses, their strengths, who they are as a person. They’re not just flat characters written in ink, but real people who deserve real love. :) So right now, I’m concentrating on Tom in his story, one of the Silver brothers from Destiny of the Wolf. And Cearnach and his story from Heart of the Highland Wolf, The Highland Wolf Wedding.

7.       Who is your favorite character in ALL the books you've read? Why?
TS: Scarlett O’Hara in Gone with the Wind. She was so awful! I wanted her so to love Rhett Butler and give up that lame Ashley! But her characterization was so memorable that it’s always stuck with me. I always think of her standard: I’ll just think about it tomorrow and how so unlike her I am! But how sometimes I’d like to just say that—I’ll just think about it tomorrow and for today, not worry about anything I don’t wish to concern myself with for the rest of the day!


A SEAL IN WOLF’S CLOTHING BY TERRY SPEAR – IN STORES MARCH 2012

Her instincts tell her he's dangerous...
While her overprotective brother's away, Meara Greymere's planning to play—and it wouldn't hurt to find herself a mate in the process. The last thing she needs is one of his SEAL buddies spoiling her fun, even if the guy is the hottest one she's ever seen...

His powers of persuasion are impossible to resist...
Finn Emerson is a battle-hardened Navy SEAL and alpha wolf. He's a little overqualified for baby-sitting, but feisty Meara is attracting trouble like a magnet...

As the only responsible alpha male in the vicinity, Finn is going to have to protect this intriguing woman from a horde of questionable men, and definitely from himself...

Experience the sensual, action-packed, critically acclaimed world of Terry Spear, author of a Publisher's Weekly Best Book of the Year…
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Terry Spear has written a dozen paranormal romance novels and two medieval Highland historical romances. An award-winning author, Terry’s Heart of the Wolf  was named a Publishers Weekly’s Best Book of the Year in 2008. A retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Terry Spear is a librarian by day and spends every spare moment writing paranormal romance as well as historical and true life stories for both teen and adult audiences. Spear lives in Crawford, Texas, where she is working on new paranormal romances! For more information, please visit http://www.terryspear.com/.


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-- Lynda Again
   As I said above, Sourcebooks is offering a giveaway of A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing to two lucky Star-Crossed Romance readers. Here's how to enter the drawing. 
1) Leave a comment here AND leave a comment on the review http://star-crossedromance.blogspot.com/2012/03/seal-in-wolfs-clothing-terry-spear.html
2) Make sure you include your email addy with your comments
3) On Friday, I'll have my alien kitten, Wookie, pick a winner.

Good luck and have a Blessed Day!

Review - A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing

A SEAL in Wolf's Clothing
Terry Spear
Sourcebooks, Casablanca
March 2012

In A SEAL in Wolf’s Clothing, we have Meara, the werewolf sister of Hunter Greymere, on the prowl for a mate of her own. With Hunter on his own honeymoon, she sets in motion her plan to attract alpha werewolf males to her lodge thinking that she’ll be able to pick and choose from them. What she doesn’t count on is Finn Emerson, a friend and fellow SEAL in Hunter’s squad. Finn is there to keep an eye on Meara while Hunter is away.

Finn has had a thing for Meara for a long time but since she’s Hunter’s sister, he never thought it was a good idea to let anyone know…especially since Meara’s sharp tongue has shown him how much she doesn’t like him. Meara always thought it was Finn that pulled her brother away from the pack on SEAL business when in reality it was all Hunter’s idea. Finn took the blame just to help Hunter keep the peace. So with Hunter away, he’s not real happy to be the one watching out for Meara. And he’s even less happy when he discovers what she’s hoping to accomplish with her plans. Because there’s an assassin after her and every time Finn gets near her, his mind and body shout MATE and MINE.

But when a rifle shot rings out, Finn grabs Meara and sets out for a safe house where he knows she’ll be safe. The sexual attraction between the two escalates as they get to know each other better. Even with Finn fighting the attraction, it’s a losing battle. Meara isn’t in any better condition. She doesn’t want to be attracted to Finn. She wants a mate who’ll be home and not chasing after dangerous adventures. That’s not Finn. He lives for that sort of thing.

Finn realizes that Meara is an alpha but he also realizes that her main wish is to be respected. She wants a mate who’ll see her as an equal and not try to control her. Even though every instinct he has says that she’s supposed to be his, he’s reluctant to claim her. They have a lot of very hot almost sex as they spend time together but their idyll is interrupted by the appearance of members of his SEAL team who have news about the assassin. When another attempt is made on Meara’s life, Hunter is contacted and Finn has a lot of ‘explaining’ to do to her overprotective brother. Finn ends up moving Meara again as he attempts to evade the mysterious assassin and sets up the final dramatic confrontation.

I always enjoy Terry Speer’s werewolf books. These guys are dominant, yes, but they all seem to have a tender core where their mate is concerned that’s absolutely endearing. I think I always name the latest hero as my favorite and, well, Finn is now on my favorite list. Meara, on the other hand, took a while longer to become sympathetic for me. At first, she seemed like a spoiled brat but as the story progressed, she became more reasonable and more likeable.

All in all, A SEAL in Wolf’s Clothing is another riveting, fun and sexy read by Terry Spear. If you’ve read any other of her werewolf books or if you love werewolf books in general, you don’t want to miss this one.




Thursday, March 22, 2012

Sourcebooks eBook Deals and Discounts!

Sourcebooks eBook Deals and Discounts!


No Proper Lady by Isabel Cooper
Promotional Price: $1.99 (2/27/2012 – 4/7/2012)

The Terminator meets My Fair Lady in this fascinating debut of black magic and brilliant ball gowns, named A Best Book of 2011 by both Publishers Weekly and Library Journal
Joan is from a time where demons run rampant and humanity is fighting for its existence. To prevent this terrible future, she is sent back to Victorian England to kill the magician responsible for unleashing the dark forces. To get close to her target, she’ll need Simon Grenville to teach her how to fit into polite society. Joan doesn’t mind practicing proper flirtation on Simon, but she can’t allow herself to be distracted by his gentle hands or devilish smile—the very future depends on it.
Isabel Cooper’s new book, Lessons After Dark, releases on 4/3/2012



Red’s Hot Cowboy by Carolyn Brown
Promotional Price: $1.99 (3/20/2012 – 4/2/2012)

Smokin’-hot cowboy trilogy from a bestselling author, with feisty heroines who are trading in their spike heels for cowboy boots
When Pearl Richland inherits her aunt’s 1950s motel she returns to her roots. Tired of the big city, she’s ready for small town life, especially when sexy cowboy Will Marshall comes in to escape an ice storm. Pearl never thought she’d turn in her high heels and start dating a cowboy, but Wil’s got an awful lot to offer if a girl’s available for a whole lot of fun, sizzle, and unexpected trouble…
Carolyn Brown’s new book One Hot Cowboy Wedding releases on 4/3/2012



Never Been Bit by Lydia Dare
Promotional Price: $1.99 (3/20/2012 – 4/2/2012)

A brilliant and original finale to the hot gentleman vampire Regency romance trilogy…
Vampire Alec McQuarrie’s heart was broken long before it stopped beating. Now Alec’s after-life is an endless search for pleasure… Young witch Sorcha Ferguson has come to London in search of a man, beast—or even a blood sucker—of her very own...
Lydia Dare’s new book The Wolf Who Loved Me releases on 4/3/2012



The Warrior Sheep Go West by Christine and Christopher Russell
Promotional Price: $0.99 (3/26/2012 – 4/9/2012)

Wildly hilarious and fast-paced adventure will keep boys and girls laughing AND reading!
In this second book in the series, the Warrior Sheep hoof it to Las Vegas in another epic adventure. Last time they saved the Sheep God. This time they have to save all of sheepdom. A strange monster called Red Tongue has threatened all Rams, Ewes, and Lambs, and the Warrior Sheep know it’s up to them to stop him. But they have a crazy scientist following them, and Tod and Gran have been thrown in jail by a over-zealous sheriff. Can the Warriors stop the mysterious monster?
The next book in the Warrior Sheep series, The Warrior Sheep Down Under, releases on 4/10/2012

Monday, March 19, 2012

Some of the Best Interview Questions I've Had

Good morning all! Since I didn't have a guest scheduled for today, I thought I'd share some of the more interesting interview questions I've been asked. Hope you find them as interesting as I did!
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Who first introduced you to the love of reading?
This may sound corny and old-fashioned but my mother introduced me to the joy of reading. She only had a 6th grade education but she was an avid reader and she encouraged me to read everything that came my way. She often said you could do anything or go anywhere if you could read.
She was right. I’ve been to alternate Earths, alien planets, the past, the future. I’ve performed archelogy, surgery, and forensic police work. I’ve lived on a prairie on a planet with a lavendar sky. I’ve survived cryogenic freezing to wake up in the distant future as the sole survivor of some unknown catastrophe. Yes, some of this was written by other authors and some of it by my own hand.

Who influenced your decision to become a writer?
I don’t remember her name, but it was my 4th grade teacher. She had us write a story about a magic door set in a tree trunk. This was the first time I ever had FUN doing homework. It excited my imagination and opened neural pathways that just exploded with more and more and more ideas. I was hooked. From that time on, I wrote story after story.

Finish this thought. “If not for Isaac Asimov, I would be a nurse.“
Now, there’s nothing wrong with being a nurse. Honestly, it’s one of the most honorable, courageous professions there is. It takes a special kind of person to be a nurse. Unfortunately, I’m not that kind of person but I did kick the idea around quite a lot. Then I read an old battered copy of The Foundation by Isaac Asimov. It was the very first Science Fiction I’d ever read and, even more importantly, there was a love story in it. This captured my still maturing writer identity and I was off to the races writing Science Fiction with romantic elements. It also awakened my interest in science and engineering and computers…which is where I ended up on my day job.
But I never quit writing. I wrote on lunch hours and breaks. I wrote at home after work. When I wasn’t writing, I was reading. But the books I read, while excellent, lacked a certain spark if there wasn’t at least some romantic elements. Then I read Witch World by Andre Norton. Fantasy with romantic elements? I now had a new genre to glom and I began including Fantasy in my writing.
Then I met some lovely romance writers online. And they, though they were contemporary romance writers, told me about paranormal romance. They told me that I was practically writing paranormal romance and that I should read some to see if they weren’t right. For an avid reader like myself, this was like manna from heaven. This genre gave me the Science Fiction and the Fantasy that I loved AND the full blown romance that, for me, makes the book a complete journey. After I indulged in all these lovely paranormal romance books, I realized that my friends were right. I was just a fingernail away from writing Science Fiction/Fantasy Romance instead of Science Fiction/Fantasy with romantic elements.

On that all important DEDICATION PAGE who did/will you thank?
My very first published book thanked my lovely romance writer friends, of course. Had it not been for them, I’d still be writing and keeping my work to myself. I also thanked my crit group, who while not romance writers, were excellent critiquers in their own right. And, of course, I thanked my family without whose support the book would never have been written. Family and friends and good books to read…what more can you ask?

Well, that's it for today. Have a Blessed Day and a Wonderful Week!

Lynda
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Heartstone
By Lynda K. Scott
Mundania Press
Science Fantasy Romance

Eric d'Ebrur is out of time. He must fine the legendary Heartstone and fulfill the ancient Gar'Ja bond he shares with the Stonebearer. But when he finds her, he discovers that love can be more dangerous than the Gawan threat. Eric can defeat the mind-controlling Gawan but will it cost him the woman he loves?

After terrifying episodes of hypersensitivity, Keriam Norton thinks she's losing her mind. When handsome shapeshifter Eric d'Ebrur saves her from the monstrous Gawan, she's sure of it. But insane or not, she'll find the Heartstone and, if she's lucky, a love to last a lifetime.

Available in print and ebook format
Buy Links: Mundania Press (use MP10 at checkout for 10% discount)
http://www.mundania.com/book.php?title=Heartstone

Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Heartstone-Lynda-K-Scott/dp/1606592335/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpt_3
 
 

Altered Destiny
by Lynda K Scott
Science Fantasy Romance
Available in ebook formats

Stranded on an alternate Earth, architect and Jill-of-all-trades, Liane Gautier-MacGregor must find her way back to her homeworld before she's enslaved...or falls in love with a man who is the exact duplicate of her ex-husband.

Devyn MacGregor's alter ego as the Reiver Lord is the only way he can fight the Qui'arel and their nefarious Bride Bounty, a tax paid with human females...until he meets the oddly familiar woman who claims he is her husband. And who sets in motion the rebellion that will either free his countrymen or destroy them.


Buy Links:
Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Altered-Destiny-ebook/dp/B00579FKFO/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1308920443&sr=8-1

Nook http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Altered-Destiny/Lynda-K-Scott/e/2940012882417


Great Escapes – An App Coming Soon from Coliloquy

A woman goes to Great Escapes B&B to soothe a broken heart and thanks to the ministrations of an invisible lover discovers her true self. She has no idea that the man in the adjacent suite is on a sensual journey that has him ready to move on to look for the woman who's right for him.


Friday, March 16, 2012

Guest - Heather Massey

Good morning all! Our guest today is author Heather Massey. Heather is a lifelong fan of science fiction romance. She searches for science fiction romance adventures aboard her blog, The Galaxy Express.
When she’s not reading, she’s watching cult films and enjoying time with her husband and daughter.


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Putting the Punk in Pygmalion

One of romance’s core themes is the concept of soul mates. Whether the soul mate element is implicitly or explicitly stated, it’s at the root of every story. The concept of finding a perfect match is a great fantasy. Despite the seemingly insurmountable odds (e.g., time itself, distance, population density), romance promises that two people who are meant to be together will find each other.

The challenge of searching for one’s soul mate is a daunting one. What if, despite the number of people in the world, your soul mate wasn’t among them? In fact, what if your soul mate wouldn’t exist unless you created him or her?

Now let’s add the ultimate complication: what if your soul mate wasn’t even…alive?

That’s the basic premise of stories that are based on the Pygmalion myth. Remember Pygmalion from your high school history classes? He was the sculptor who fell in love with a beautiful female sculpture he had carved.

There have been many reinventions of the Pygmalion story over the years. One of the most well known is George Bernard Shaw’s play, Pygmalion (1912), which was later remade into the musical My Fair Lady and later a film of the same name in 1964. In this romantic comedy, a professor teaches a Cockney flower girl to pass as a duchess.

Sometimes Pygmalion-based stories have happy endings. Other times, they don’t. Regardless of how they end, these love stories explore a number of interesting themes, among them:

* the nature of being human
* the power of imagination in love
* cultural standards of beauty
* erotic fantasies
* the dangers of one-sided, exploitative relationships
* social commentary about women’s independence
* the transforming power of love

Romance has its share of Pygmalion-themed stories such as Judith Ivory’s The Proposition, Meredith Duran’s A Lady’s Lesson in Scandal, Jill Myles’ Shimmerlight, and Susan Squires’ sci-fi romance, Body Electric. Body Electric is about a computer whiz who falls in love with an artificial intelligence personality she created. The story explores the ethics and ramifications of such a relationship.

When it came time for me to spin my own twist on the Pygmalion myth, I had a rich history of tales from which to draw. However, given my interest in science fiction romance, my goal was to supercharge the Pygmalion aspect in the most entertaining way possible.

In short, I punk’d it up.

Clockpunk is a science fiction/fantasy subgenre whose stories are driven by clockwork-based technology. Clockwork devices that are ahead of their time or that have fantastical elements have long fascinated me. Therefore, when I saw an opportunity to incorporate clockwork, romance, and the Pygmalion myth, I seized it.

The result? The Watchmaker’s Lady (Clockpunk Trilogy #1). This story is about a watchmaker in 1840, New England, who falls in love with a clockwork automaton of his own creation. The heroine is more than a passive object of his affection, however. She’s as much of a companion to him as a living, breathing human. They share meals, engage in lively political debates, and, of course, have sex.

I can’t think of a more forbidden romance in the 1800s than that!

On the surface, this erotic clockpunk romance story is about a man in love with a Victorian sex doll. But if you dig a little deeper beneath the kink, you’ll discover a heartwarming romance between two soul mates who manage to find each other—and stay together—despite overwhelming odds.

The most important aspect to me about writing this story was that I wanted to subvert the idea of such a relationship being so one-sided. In other words, my goal was to create a plausible, balanced romance between a human man and a female automaton. The heroine in this story possesses an enormous amount of agency. So even though the story is told entirely from the hero’s point of view, The Watchmaker’s Lady has a distinct feminine tone.

In fact, a super secret twist in the story shows how I take the Pygmalion mythology to a whole new level! I hope you have fun keeping it a secret until your fellow readers discover it for themselves.

Thanks for visiting!

Want to know more about The Watchmaker’s Lady?


Matthew Goddard is a lonely watchmaker in 1840 New England. One fateful day, he discovers the lover of his dreams in a dusty corner of the local general store—Isabel, a bisque porcelain mannequin head with mesmerizing, smoky blue eyes.

When Matthew invites her to come live with him, she eagerly “accepts.” The couple embarks on a lust-filled affair, one fueled by Matthew’s wild imagination. In order to provide Isabel with a brass body and pretty clothes, he begins a secret side business selling clockwork sex toys to his wealthy female customers.
Danger, however, threatens their idyllic romance when a disgruntled customer exposes Matthew’s forbidden business to the townspeople. Despite the growing menace, Matthew will stop at nothing in order to save his soul mate—and protect their love.

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If you’re interested in reading the first chapter of The Watchmaker’s Lady for free, you can download a copy at my Web site:

http://heathermassey.com/watchmakerslady.html (multiple formats available).

The Watchmaker’s Lady is available from Red Sage Publishing:

I also have a digital PDF copy of The Watchmaker’s Lady to give away right here at Star-Crossed Romance!

To enter for a chance to win, leave a comment for this post along with your email. Tell me about your favorite Pygmalion or other soul mate story. Alternately, you can email me at heather “at” heathermassey.com, subject line: Watchmaker Contest. The deadline to enter is three days from the time of this post.

To contact Heather:
Twitter: thgalaxyexpress

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-- Lynda Again,
   All righty then. Make sure you leave a comment with your email by Monday so you can enter the drawing. The book sounds fantastic, doesn't it? I admit I love the Pygmalion styled stories and My Fair Lady is one of my favorites. What about you?

Free Kindle Book

The Kindle edition of Karen A. Wyle’s sociological science fiction novel Twin-Bred will be free on Thursday, March 15th, at http://amzn.to/u2OtVP.

Can interspecies diplomacy begin in the womb?  After seventy years on Tofarn, the human colonists and the native Tofa still know very little about each other.  Misunderstanding breed conflict, and the conflicts are escalating.  Scientist Mara Cadell’s radical proposal: that host mothers of either species carry fraternal twins, human and Tofa, in the hope that the bond between twins can bridge the gap between species.  Mara lost her own twin, Levi, in utero, but she has secretly kept him alive in her mind as companion and collaborator.
 Mara succeeds in obtaining governmental backing for her project – but both the human and Tofa establishments have their own agendas.  Mara must shepherd the Twin-Bred through dangers she anticipated and others that even the canny Levi could not foresee  Will the Twin-Bred bring peace, war, or something else entirely? . . .

Monday, March 12, 2012

Lessons from the Aliens Among Us

Many of you have heard me talk about my alien kitten, Wookie, aka Queen of the Universe, and her minion, Zuzu. Some of you may have heard the sad news that Zuzu recently crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

Zuzu was an intricate part of our meal time routine too but she had an even greater impact on Wookie even though they were different species. Zuzu, with her happy nature and laid back attitude, was in direct contrast to Wookie whose feline nature wants instant gratification.

Watching them interact was a study in friendship. Wookie would do sneak attacks (always from the rear) but she also would curl up next to Zuzu for a nap. As for Zuzu, she considered Wookie a member of her pack…even if Wookie was a kitten, not a dog. She allowed Wookie to investigate her food dish, with or without food being in it. And she gave a silent canine laugh when Wookie would lean over the water dish to drink from the far side because ‘it was cleaner’. And when Wookie attempted to talk to her with meows or purrs, Zuzu would get a perplexed look on her face then solve the communication crisis with a big sloppy kiss.

In truth, they reminded me of the two primary characters in Enemy Mine, the human soldier and the Drac soldier, who put aside their differences and found enough in common that they formed a surprising and lasting friendship. Well, the only ‘war’ between Zuzu and Wookie was for the sunny spot on the carpet but you get my drift. They were friends and frequently shared the sunny spot. 

I’ve learned a lot about relationships and acceptance from these two little fur people and from all the fur people I've known over the years. As writers, and as humans, we need to see how these different personalities interact...whether they get along willingly or indifferently. We need to see loyalty or in action. We can use the lessons we learn to improve ourselves as well as our writing. I’ve used Wookie’s personality for one of the alien characters in my book, Rider. And I’ll be using facets of Zuzu’s personality for one of the alien characters in the book I’m writing now. 

Zuzu may be gone but she’ll live on in our hearts forever.


Monday, March 05, 2012

Monday Musing - Male and Female Romance Readers

What draws you to romance?

Romance is one of the few genres that always provides a Happily Ever After. That’s a tremendous draw. I like to know that the people I’ve just been reading about, watching them overcome life or death odds, or struggling with their own inner demons, have found their one true love and their HEA. That’s their reward for persevering and mine for following along with them ;-) 

But does everyone feel the same way? I've heard, more often of late, that a lot of male readers are also drawn to romance. Now, it may be that their initial interest is in the particular sub-genre which draws them in. For instance, my books tend to be action-packed and adventure filled Science Fantasy books. I can see how that might appeal to male readers since it also appeals to a large number of female readers. 

Of course, female readers also enjoy the romance. The struggle to find that one special person who 'completes' them (sorry for that hokey phrasing, lol) is of special interest. And, yes, the titillation of the love scenes is another draw. Which leads to...

I'm hearing that a number of male readers are using some of the knowledge they acquire while reading in the romance genre to help their own love life. Since the Hubs won't read my books, I can't vouch for that but it's an interesting idea.

What do you think? Any ideas? Do we have any male readers who want to give their opinions?


In a side note, Linda Wisdom and I are still on tenterhooks waiting for the release of our fun little paranormal erotic, Great Escapes: Valentine's Day from our fantastic publisher, Coliloquy. This is a new format to both of us since it's an app that allows the reader to choose some of the aspects in the story...like the hero's looks or background or even how erotic or sweet the reader wants the story to be. As soon as we have more info, we'll definitely share it.

My lovely and talented agent, Laurie McLean, has Rider and is searching for a home for it. Those of you who've asked about it, keep your fingers crossed (along with me, lol).

In the meanwhile, my Heartstone and Altered Destiny are still available.

Heartstone
By Lynda K. Scott
Mundania Press
Science Fantasy Romance

Eric d'Ebrur is out of time. He must fine the legendary Heartstone and fulfill the ancient Gar'Ja bond he shares with the Stonebearer. But when he finds her, he discovers that love can be more dangerous than the Gawan threat. Eric can defeat the mind-controlling Gawan but will it cost him the woman he loves? 

After terrifying episodes of hypersensitivity, Keriam Norton thinks she's losing her mind. When handsome shapeshifter Eric d'Ebrur saves her from the monstrous Gawan, she's sure of it. But insane or not, she'll find the Heartstone and, if she's lucky, a love to last a lifetime.


Available in print and ebook format
Buy Links: Mundania Press (use MP10 at checkout for 10% discount)

  


Altered Destiny 
by Lynda K Scott
Science Fantasy Romance
Available in ebook formats

Stranded on an alternate Earth, architect and Jill-of-all-trades, Liane Gautier-MacGregor must find her way back to her homeworld before she's enslaved...or falls in love with a man who is the exact duplicate of her ex-husband. 

Devyn MacGregor's alter ego as the Reiver Lord is the only way he can fight the Qui'arel and their nefarious Bride Bounty, a tax paid with human females...until he meets the oddly familiar woman who claims he is her husband. And who sets in motion the rebellion that will either free his countrymen or destroy them.


Buy Links: 




Thanks for stopping by! Have a Blessed Day!