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Day 25! Congratulations The Beach Affair by Liza Kay @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 25! The Beach Affair by Liza Kay Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Gay, GLBT, Holiday, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Short...

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Day 25! Congratulations The Beach Affair by Liza Kay @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 25!

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Gay, GLBT, Holiday, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

Two men. One night. True love?

Drew is vacationing in sunny California, getting to know a father he hasn’t seen since he was two. Cal—a famous author of best-selling gay detective novels—needs a break from the glittering but cold world of fame that threatens to suffocate him. It’s only a night of fun for Cal when he hooks up with the much younger man who’s ogling him at the bar.

Or is it?

Emotions run wild when Cal has lunch with his best friend Anton and discovers Drew is Anton’s son. Torn between his fear of Anton’s reaction and his growing feelings for a man he’s just met, Cal has to decide whether he wants to give a holiday romance a chance or let it become just a pleasant memory.

Day 23 & 24! Congratulations @RoxxxannaC & @authorCLievens @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 23

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

Impulse attraction, crazy summer heat wave, out of control emotions can this recipe drive them to more than just a summer fling?
The sudden death of her parents jarred her reality. For the past year, Candy Rivers has been overwhelmed with grief and lives her life behind a veil, not letting herself feel anything for too long. At times, she can be pulled from behind her screens to live in the present. A tall, dark, sexy-as-hell patient manages such a feat. Leaving morsels of herself exposed and vulnerable to the real world.

Day 24!
The Assassin's First Vacation by Catherine Lievens

Categories: Erotic Romance, Gay, GLBT, Paranormal, Short Stories, Shapeshfter, 2017 Summer Shorts

Malibu isn’t ready for what’s coming.

When Nysys asks him to share a house in Malibu for a week of fun, Jago jumps on the opportunity. He wants Corbin to experience what a vacation is and to relax, hoping that it will help him step away from his unconventional upbringing.
Corbin would do anything for his mate, so he doesn’t hesitate to say yes when Jago tells him about the vacation on the beach. He could do without all the other people there, especially the weird pink-haired guy, Nysys. Corbin can tell Nysys is trouble with a capital T from the first time he sees him.
And he’s not wrong. What do you get when you put together sun, sand, and a drunken watermelon? Trouble.

Day 21 & 22! Congratulations Matthew Angelo & Lee-Ann Wallace @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 21

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Gay, GLBT, Holiday, Short Stories, New Adult, 2017 Summer Shorts

A small-town cop realizes that love can’t be hidden, especially on a campaign of honesty.
It’s midsummer in Cheyenne and things are heating up due to it being an election year. Kurtis ‘Ricky’ Thornton is running for election for Laramie County Sheriff. The only thing separating him from the others is the fact he’s gay and in a long-term relationship with his partner Garrett. Both were born and raised in Cheyenne, so they know what kind of problems to expect. As the week-long rodeo and carnival fill the city with citizens and tourists alike with cowboys everywhere you look, Kurtis realizes some things can’t stay hidden, especially at the fairgrounds. They both realize that love can be just as open as the prairie, and theirs may be just what the town needs to move forward.
Day 22

Categories: Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

She’s always been his, even after he broke her heart.

Allison Thompson isn’t going home to see the man who broke her heart four years ago. She has an idea she wants to talk to her brother about that could change both their lives, for the better. A change that would mean she’d never step foot in Ainsworth again.
Cole Matthews let her go once, and he has no intention of letting her go again. But meddling family, a broken car, and an old man aren’t the only things coming between them.
Ally will have to stop running long enough to give Cole the chance he needs to apologise and explain, and catching the king’s alley cat has never been easy.

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Day 20! Congratulations @JoTannah @MickanAnn for the #release of The Lemonade Stand #SummerShorts #mm #erotic #romance #shortstory

The Lemonade Stand by Jo Tannah & Ann Mickan

Categories: Contemporary, Gay, GLBT, Short Stories, Romance-sweet, 2017 Summer Shorts

Who’d have thought that when life hands you lemonade, it could taste oh, so sweet?
Being home for the summer wasn’t something Ian Hamilton had planned on, but his mother surprising everyone with a fourth baby was also sort of unplanned. Ian’s father slowly going bonkers coping with sleepless nights, feeding the new baby, and dealing with Ian’s twelve-year-old twin sisters complicates things even more. 
Michael Alexander had moved back into his parents’ home last summer, just until he could find an apartment nearer the hospital where he works. His parents had offered to look for him, but that was over six months ago.
One smmer day, Michael gets home exhausted, only to find a Lemonade Stand set up on the curb of his driveway, making it impossible to park his car. Expecting to see his neighbor’s twin girls, he’s surprised when he finds a young man instead—one who takes one look at Michael’s tired face and offers him a glass of lemonade and a flirty smile.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Day 19! Congratulations Kathy Kalmar on the release of Mountain Hot @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

Sometimes we get what we pray for but when Storme gets handsome Craig Knight, will all hell break lose or will she have heaven on earth?

Feisty Storme Weathers is as volatile as the sudden pop-up storms in springtime. As unpredictable as the weather, her name fits her personality to a T. One minute she is happily crushing on red hot Craig Knight and the next she is leaving the peace and quiet of the Great Smoky Mountains for the bright lights of the city. Too bad she left her heart behind with him. 

Craig is a handsome hunk in a suit who didn’t leave the hills. He loves his mountain life and heritage. He can’t fathom living anywhere else. 

When Storme’s beloved Gram dies, she and her estranged sisters, Skye and Sunny, must return to the mountains to run the family lodge they inherited. The only hitch is she must do so with her sisters and Craig, executor of their grandmother’s will. She feels more than a tug in her girlie parts at the mere thought of seeing him again, but working with him and her temperamental sisters does not thrill her at all. 

Will Storme head for the hill and heat up Craig’s nights or will she run away? She’ll lose more than her inheritance unless she fights to claim what’s hers once and for all.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Congratulations! to M.E. Reid & Ravon Silvius @RavonSilvius for the #Release of In the Heat of Delight & A Brief Vacation. Day 17 & 18! @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

This was one heat wave she hoped would never end.

Categories: Erotic Romance, Gay, GLBT, Science Fiction, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

Making new memories.
Silas has returned to Earth after living in space for nearly ten years. He doesn't expect much except for bad memories of the surfing accident that injured him and convinced him to work as a cyborg for the government. But back on his old beach, he finds a sexy man named Peter who helps him to remember what he loved about the waves.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Congratulations! to @KellieKamryn for the #Release of The Master of Surprise Day 16! @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 16

Categories: BDSM, Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

When it comes to being a Dom, he is the Master of surprises.

After the Christmas retreat in their custom-made dungeon at their home, Dom Davis Cathal and his sub, Samantha Merry, decide to take a summer vacation away for a change of scenery. Finding a place that suits their needs and packing the necessary play items for two weeks is a challenge--one they relish in. When a work emergency causes Davis to stay behind an extra day, he instructs Samantha to go alone to set up the place for their play time.
Samantha arrives to find the cottage destination less than ideal. Determined to make the best of it, she goes about the task of preparing for playtime with her Dom. When one too many things go wrong, she is unable to hide her disappointment. Count on Davis to take control and show his sub that with a little discipline, any place is perfect for play and that sometimes disappointments bring about the best surprises.

Congratulations to The Last Sunset by Tim Smith! Day 15 of @eXtasyBooks #SummerShorts #erotic #romance #extasybookssale

Day 15

The Last Sunset by Tim Smith

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

A jilted bride runs away to Key West where she meets a mysterious beachcomber—but will she find true love again?
Tess Carter went to Key West after being abandoned at the altar, intending to let herself be washed out to sea. Her attempt at ending it all is thwarted by a rugged beachcomber she encounters who has a unique outlook on life. Is he on the level or hiding something sinister? Will Tess decide to give life and love another chance?

Friday, July 14, 2017

Days 11 - 14 Congratulations AJ Matthews, Jon Bradbury, Celine Chatillon & MR Kelly @eXtasyBooks #extasybookssale #erotic #romance #shorts

Day 14

Categories: African-American, Erotic Romance, Interracial, Multiple Partners, Paranormal, Short Stories, Vampire, 2017 Summer Shorts

Charlie isn’t much interested in vacationing in Spain or in seeing a flamenco concert while she’s there. But she has let her best friend talk her into both, and when her eyes meet those of the darkly handsome guitarist onstage, she is instantly mesmerized.
A member of a secret blood-drinking race, Nikolas occupies his time killing daemons and playing guitar. He has given up on finding his soul mate after centuries of searching, and suddenly one night out of the blue, there she sit, spellbound as she watches him play.
Now all he has to do is convince her that she belongs to him and protect her from a pissed-off shapeshifting daemon Charlie never knew existed.
Reader Advisory: This story has graphic sexual language and scenes—no closed bedroom doors—or other rooms—here!

Day 13

Categories: African-American, Chick Lit, Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Interracial, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

The summer isn’t nearly as hot as what happens when Zach visits Mercedes.
Mercedes Grant is a lonely, horny widow, constantly second guessing herself, afraid of what people might think of her sudden preference for white men―until Zachary Jones comes over to fix her AC one hot summer day.

Day 12

Categories: Erotic Romance, Paranormal, Short Stories, Shapeshfter, 2017 Summer Shorts

Penny's expedition goes pear-shaped, but her wilderness guide, Wolf, turns out to be a handsome shape-shifter with an animal magnetism she can't resist.
It's bad enough the entire archeology community thinks they're "crackpots," but after her professor suffers a medical emergency, Penny Redfern finds herself alone at the dig with their handsome wilderness guide. Suddenly she has a lot more on her mind than searching for a suspected Viking longship in the Far North of Alaska. Wolf Weiss can't help but lust after the gorgeous Penny, but his sense of professionalism keeps him politely distant. Plus, it's a full moon, that time of the month for Wolf to howl with the pack. Not even the midnight sun will halt his urge to shift. He can't let Penny find out he's a shape-shifter--or can he? Will the free-spirited Penny find Wolf's animal magnetism too strong to resist?

Day 11

Categories: Contemporary, Erotic Romance, Menage, Short Stories, 2017 Summer Shorts

Wake Island, the Pacific Ocean, 1937. Liberated journalist Lynne LaRoche helps her new lover to trap the killer on his tail. When the Navy gets involved in the shape of rugged Lieutenant Greely, the heat level rises!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

#AuthorInFocus: Lynn Michaels #author of #MM #romance #contemporary #fantasy #adventure @sljasble #giveaway

Today, we welcome Lynn Michaels to the Author In Focus portion of the blog. Here's a little bit about her. 

Lynn Michaels lives and writes in Tampa, Florida where the sun is hot and the Sangria is cold. When she’s not writing she’s kayaking, hanging with her husband, or reading by the pool. Lynn writes Male/Male romance because she believes everyone deserves a happy ending and the dynamics of male characters can be intriguing, vulnerable, and exciting. She has both contemporary and paranormal titles and has been writing since 2014. Her stories don’t follow any set guidelines or ideas, but come from her heart and contain love in many forms.

You can find Lynn in these media circles 

Website | Facebook | Twitter

Now the introduction's done and over with, let me get settled in my chair so we can start the interview...

First off, tell us a little about yourself.

Hi, I’m Lynn Michaels. I live in Tampa, FL and I write MM Romance. 

What was that WTF moment that inspired you to write that first time?

There were two things that really made me want to write. The first was not liking how a good book ended and the second was not wanting a good book to end.  I figured if I was re-writing in my head, I ought to just write my own story.

How long have you been writing?

Trick question.  I started writing in elementary school. But, publishing? I started publishing short stories about 15 years ago – WOW, that’s a long time! Then, I started writing and publishing novels seriously over the past three or four years. So, I’ve been writing forever, but I just started. I’m an enigma. 

What advice would you give a new writer just starting out?

Learn to edit and don’t be afraid to ask for help. You really can’t publish alone.

Oh! good advise. I've read so many books. I agree, editing is key to a good read.

Do you ever suffer from writer’s block? If so, what do you do about it?

I think we all do. Mostly it’s when I’m starting to burn out. I take a break – get out of the office, away from the laptop. I try to get outside. A walk, a swim in the pool, or even just coffee on the porch. It always helps to get a literal breath of fresh air.

As a reader, what author or genre do you read? Who would you recommend? 

MM Romance mostly. I like all sub-genres and tropes. I read everything. 

What comes first, the plot or characters? What triggers your plot bunnies?

It varies. Usually the bunnies start bouncing around when I’m working on something. Suddenly, a character is in my head demanding attention.  I also get inspired by taking little things from here and there and doing a What IF.. What if this or that and then I start plotting and the characters just kind of show up.

Describe the perfect writing space.

Some sunshine, a laptop, and PLENTY of coffee... and no interruptions.

If you do research for your books, how much or how far would you go to get that itsy bitsy detail?

It depends. I can get carried away. But, I like to know that my stories are probable if not possible, so I do research a lot.

How many books have you written? Do you have a favorite? If yes, which one and why. If no, why not?

Oh – and now I have to count... As Lynn Michaels... published books are...5 novels, 4 novellas, and a short story. And a contribution to a poetry anthology.  That’s as of this moment...My favorite is Lines On The Mirror. I think it has the most depth, the most literary merit, and is probably the darkest. Wanton is second, because Corey is probably the most broken. I seem to like broken, dark, and vulnerable guys.

What are you currently working on now? You can refuse to answer on the grounds that it’s TOP SECRET at the moment.

Haha... not top secret. Time for Love is with Beta readers now. That one is about a philosopher and a police specialist (smart but tough guy) and it’s sexy, cute, and fun.  I’m also writing a demon story. Demons are fun and bad...and fun.

Do you use a pen name? Or two? Maybe three? (Can you tell us why you have more than one?)

Lynn Michaels is my pen name.  I also write under my real name (Sherri Jordan-Asble, 3 published paranormal adventure novels). I like the separation for marketing/branding. Lynn Michaels is MM and the other mostly not. I haven’t been secret with it at all. Some people do, but I’m just too open.

The Holeshot (Holeshot, #1)

Holeshot 2 (Holeshot, #2)


Lines on the Mirror

Evasive Maneuvers

Do you have a playlist for any of your book(s)? If so, list which title and the link and I’ll share with that book. 

Holeshot 2 Playlist:

Tate’s songs:

Pilot’s songs:

Bryce’s songs:

Davey’s Songs:

Tylers’s Songs:

Significant events:

The song Tyler was dancing to in the pit: 

X-TS Event: 

In the Rain, Atlanta: 

Chapter 33 – Tate and Pilot fight over Bryce:  

Chapter 40 – Bryce and Tate:  

After Season Party:  

Thank you so much for dropping by, Ms Lynn, it's been fun chatting with you. I listened  to your playlist and I got to discover new artists I'd never heard of before. What a great playlist.