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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Hump Day Blurb Share!

This Wednesday meme is all about the blurb. Can a few tempting words of introduction grab a reader's attention? Let's find out!

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E. Ayers said...

Brad & Ryn's Story
A River City Novel
by E. Ayers

Brad Shoemaker was blindsided when he discovered that love could be silent, and Kathryn “Ryn” Demary is mute. But when Mayor Bruno Giovanni is forced into early retirement, he chooses Brad to run in his place. Ryn is determined to campaign at Brad’s side, but instead of being an asset, she just might be his biggest liability. Ryn finds herself campaigning not just for Brad to become mayor but also for his love. Politics can get dirty and Ryn’s caught in the middle.

Amazon International Buy Links.
available as a Kindle Unlimited

Evelise Archer said...

Veiled Dominance, Club Rebellion 2
Dalton & Shane

Shane Wise is a Dom and part owner of a popular BDSM club in Rittenhouse Square, Club Rebellion. A tumultuous past has led him to an almost perfect present, except Shane has a secret. A secret that could destroy his reputation in the world in which he loves to live-BDSM.
Deacon Archer is also a Dom and part owner of Club Rebellion and he is in love with Shane Wise. Together Shane and Deacon must decide if the love they feel can withstand the scrutiny they fear, if their relationship is revealed.
Can two dominants truly forge a relationship? Will secret desires open up a new world and allow Shane to be the man he was intended to be or will veiled dominance get in the way?


Allie Ritch said...


Being the master vampire for the Mid-Atlantic Territory is a tough job. Between the Human Rebellion trying to kill him with poisonous suicide donors and snobby born vampires bucking his authority, Lucas Thane has his hands full. What he needs is a regular drinking partner to feed from and a bigger power block. He finds both in the form of Alexandra Gage, the master of the territory south of his.

Alex could use a little help herself, but she has no intention of letting Lucas take over. Turned into a vampire against her will, she has had enough control taken from her. She’ll never let Lucas usurp her right to rule, but will she let him steal her heart? Passion ignites between them, and it’s amazing what vampire bodies can do.

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Jane Leopold Quinn said...

From His, Hers & His -
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Through an odd twist of fate, Gwen Bailey meets up with Brede Harker and Rory O’Brien, a sugar daddy and his sugar daddy apprentice. This meeting leads to a night of exploration and passion that none of them will ever forget. Are they destined for matching His, Hers & His towels?

Jane Leopold Quinn -

Rose Anderson said...

Dreamscape by Rose Anderson.
Unable to deny his own translucence, Dr. Jason Bowen determines his lack of physical substance could only mean one thing—he's a ghost. Murdered more than a century before, Jason haunts his house and ponders the treachery that took his life. When Lanie O'Keefe arrives with plans to renovate her newly purchased Victorian mansion, Jason discovers, ghost or not, he's still very much a man. Despite its derelict condition and haunted reputation, Lanie couldn't be happier with her new home, but then she has no idea a spirit follows her every move throughout the day and shares her captivating warmth at night. Jason soon discovers he can travel through Lanie's dreams and finds himself reliving the days before his murder with Lanie by his side. It took one hundred and twenty years for love to find them, but there's that insurmountable little matter of Jason being dead.
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Clare Dargin said...

[Ménage Amour: Erotic Ménage a Trois Romance, M/F/M, HEA]

Jilly Reimers wants love but can't find it. Chris Spinell is a veteran of the war in Afghanistan who suffers from PTSD and a haunting feeling that something is missing in his life. Chris Poole is also an Afghanistan war veteran is ready to break out of his shell but is unsure how.

With Christmas just around the corner, they decide not to spend it alone. Believing The Love Play Matchmaking Service to be just what they need for a night of fun and passion, they sign up. But when the guys show up and see that they've been set up on a menage, the only one happy about it is Jilly.

Their consultant, called an Eros, assures Jilly that the service has a perfect track record but she's certain they'll be the first ones to get their money back. Will they have a very merry Christmas? Or will the three spend yet another one alone?

A Siren Erotic Romance

Merry Chris Mas

by Clare Dargin

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Kate Richards said...

Lily in Chains 1Night Stand series
For Barry, the opportunity to help build the newest Las Vegas resort, the BDSM focused Carnivore Club offers the chance to put aside two years of longing for the sub who ran away. In the glittering city in the desert, he could make a new start and a new life. The gift of a 1Night Stand from his mysterious partner in the endeavor

Lily’s fears drove her away from the man of her dreams. In fact, she ran all the way home to learn her mother had been diagnosed with cancer and needed her help. After two years of caring for her mother, they lost the fight and Lily was cast adrift to once again pick of the threads of her life. Terrified she’d flee the instant things got too intense, Lily asks Madame Eve to help her set up a date with a Dom. If she can handle one night with a stranger, maybe she can return to Barry and beg him to take her back.

Adriana said...

Only 2 more days free at Kindle Unlimited! The Lady Wants More, a Bisexual Love Story

BLURB Janet Baxter keeps her post-divorce life neatly compartmentalized: Secure job, spacious Westchester County home, successful adult children, dependable community volunteer activities. Why is she drawn – for the first time ever – to attend her twenty-year college reunion in New York City?
Always a free spirit, Brenda Cassidy is comfortably bisexual and has no plans to ever settle down. But a fling? The reappearance of svelte, reserved Janet Baxter in Brenda’s life is nothing less than a gift, worthy of every enticement Brenda can conjure up. Can Brenda seduce Janet into an endless night of the lovemaking they enjoyed too briefly as college roommates? What if the lady wants more?

christina tetreault said...

Hometown Love
Preorder available now
Available Everywhere Jan 26

Everyone in North Salem thinks they know Jessie Quinn. She is the town’s quintessential girl next door. The woman you can always turn to when you need a helping hand. Nobody knows that she’s spent years overcoming the emotional scars left by her last boyfriend.

As a single dad and task force officer with the FBI, Mack Ellsbury moves back to North Salem to be closer to his family, not to find love. Then Jessie Quinn returns to his life. Soon Mack no longer sees Jessie as the quiet girl he once tutored in high school but rather the woman he is falling in love with.

Mack’s love helps Jessie erase the scars she’s carried around for so long, but when his ex-wife decides she wants reconciliation, their relationship is put in jeopardy.


Erin OQuinn said...

From a contemporary M/M called THE CHASE, rated "very hot":

Jaded, smartass Brew begins to work on a Nevada ranch one summer...and finds unexpected love in the arms of Chase, a quiet hometown hero.

Joan Reeves said...

Old Enough to Know Better, a cougar-licious romantic comedy by Joan Reeves, is available at Amazon as well as All Romance eBooks, iBooks, Kobo, Nook, and Smashwords, with audio editions at Audible and iTunes.

Every woman makes mistakes. Meet Stormy Clarkson, haunted by the three whoppers she made that changed her life. Now on the brink of a momentous birthday, she's crushing on a younger man--totally gorgeous, sexy Sean Butler, owner of Sierra Verde Winery.

Sean's been after her for six months, but she's resisted every advance. She can't risk another mistake, and Sean tempts her way too much. Then, one night he kisses her.

She can't forget that kiss, but, armed with iron self-control and the desire never to risk her heart, she's determined to deny what she feels for him.

Sean, once an interrogator for the U.S. Army, knows a lie when he hears one, and that's all he hears in Stormy's icy refusals. He's savvy enough to recognize a control freak when he sees one. He's also smart enough to know the only way to deal with a control freak is to make her lose control, and he has a plan to do just that.

He's prepared to "Adapt, Improvise, and Overcome," and do whatever it takes to win her heart.

Older woman? Yes! Younger man! Yes! Funny and HOT? OMG! Yes, yes, yes!

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Savanna Kougar said...


What does a lioness shifter do when she's suddenly trapped in an unknown space cruiser's cargo hold? Then, despite her ability to savagely defend herself, she's trapped beneath the swashbuckling but human Captain.

And next, cat-scratching ridiculously, she finds herself carnal-trapped, and meow yowl! bound by leather straps in his bed?

Answer: She fights tooth and claw.
Problem: The loner Captain is nova-hot at seducing her.

~Shapeshifter lovers, if yer partial to a futuristic adventurous romp of lust and love on the high celestial seas of space...if you have a yen for those cat shifter types, lament no longer.~

Excerpts/Buy Link:



Savanna Kougar ~ Run on the Wild Side of Romance

Iris Blobel said...

LET ME LOVE YOU, Book 2 in the Australian Sports Stars Series

Oliver Dempsey, pitcher for a Melbourne baseball club, loves the women, and they love him…

But he keeps them at an arm’s length, and when he meets Tamara, he’s unprepared for the attraction he feels for her. Told by his coach that she’s off limits, only draws him in more.

Tamara Amis moved to Melbourne to find some distance between her past and herself…

With the help of her uncle, the coach of a Melbourne baseball club, she quickly finds a job, and a place to live. Yet, one meeting with the handsome pitcher stirs unexpected emotions that threaten to overwhelm her.

It’s Oliver’s injury that brings them together, but as they find out about each other’s pasts, how can they be ready to share a future?

ENJOY some Aussie Romance :-)

Marjorie Jones said...

I can't remember which blurb I shared last week! LOL. I need to keep a record of such things apparently, so at the risk of repeating myself, here's the blurb for Dance In My Heart, which is only .99 cents on Amazon because it's novella length.


Sticks and stones...

Candice Lincoln is waiting for her big break. Journalism, at least when it comes to war corresponding, is still a man's game. When she's handed a fluff story to cover a group of Native American dancers in the midwest, the last thing she wants to do is drop everything and abandon her desk in the city.

Hawk Manone is proud of himself and the people to which he was born. Sure, they have their problems from years of neglect, discrimination and overt hostility, but if they work together, he knows that his people can become proud again. That's why he volunteers his time as part of a dance team that helps to educate the white population as much as his own.

He never thought his desire to teach the general population about his Nation would lead to falling in love with a woman as pure, and as white, as the driven snow.

But then... Even the snow isn't white once it gets dirty.

And when it comes to journalism, apparently, "dirty" is the name of the game.


I'm reading E. Ayers A Rancher's Woman at the moment, so I'm happy to see another blurb topping the list :)

Barb Caffrey said...

I'm also reading E. Ayers' "A Rancher's Woman," Marjorie! :-) So great minds think alike, and all that...

Anyway, on to the blurb share! It's for my YA urban fantasy/romance "An Elfy on the Loose," which is currently on sale at ninety-nine cents. It is a full-length novel and it's rated PG (at most).

This is my short blurb:

Bruno the Elfy believes he’s very young, has no power, and has no enemies.

He’s wrong.

Quickly sent to our Earth (the Human Realm) and told to watch for magic, Bruno must unravel the lies, keep his mentor from being tortured, and—oh, yeah—figure out why he’s so strongly attracted to young, Human Sarah.

Because his life depends on it.

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