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Cowboy Paradise is ONLY 99 pennies April 1 & 2.

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Blurb:

Exhausted with carrying around the weight of a damaged past, Cara is ready to take the ultimate step in finding her old self, before she met and married her evil husband. She needs to get away from the small town where rumors are spinning and people know her. When she visits Nirvana Ranch, an R&R, she realizes life isn’t as bleak as she thought.

Ben is missing something. He doesn’t feel the excitement he once did as a ranch hand at Nirvana, until he meets a guest that turns his world upside down. He has a connection with her that he can’t brush off or deny. Getting to know her breaks every rule in his book, but he is willing to take the risk.

Cara didn’t expect her life to change the moment sexy and rugged Ben walks in. Parts of her are flaming hot for cowboy, and she has an opportunity to break the rules, something her husband never allowed. Ben triggers her every fantasy and every desire. She’s on the ride of her life and it doesn’t require a saddle.
What started as a strong urge to take Cara to a new level of passion becomes much, much more for Ben. Cara’s touch destroys the boundaries he’d built—exposing a secret of his own, a past of heartache and guilt.

Warning: Read at your own risk of falling for a cowboy.

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Excerpt:

He lifted her into his arms and carried her to the bed. Sitting on the edge, he placed her in his lap, holding her close and nuzzling his face against her hair. She threaded her fingers into his hair, pushing them deep and rubbing his scalp while her mouth did magical things. Her tongue swooped out and licked his earlobe and he sucked in a deep breath. “Woman, you’re going to be the death of me, I swear.”

She brought her hands to his face and cupped his cheeks, bringing her mouth to his and kissing him fully on the lips. “I want you, but I’m a little scared.”

“Sweetheart, why are you scared?” He touched her cheeks with his thumb, smoothing the pad across the velvety skin. “I’d never hurt you.”

“I’m not afraid of you, Ben. I’m afraid that I can’t satisfy you. My husband was the only one and with him I felt like a failure.” She lowered her eyes and worked her teeth across her bottom lip, showing her nervousness.

He touched her chin. “Look at me.” She brought her gaze up. “That’s what he wanted you to feel.”

“I-I guess I’m a mess.” Her insecurity was evident in every delicate line of her expression and it tugged at his heart.

“Let me tell you what I see—a woman who has been dragged through hell and survived. There is nothing about you that is a mess.”

“You’re changing my view of men, Ben,” she whispered.

“I’m going to take that as a huge compliment.” He chuckled.

She looked through the veil of her lashes, studying him. “You should, but somehow I think you’re different than most men. A true gentleman.”

“What did he do to you, darling’? What did he do to blindfold you from the sweet beauty that you are?” He tangled his fingers through her hair.

“I can’t—not yet.” Her voice was barely audible.

“Okay, but understand, he wasn’t worthy of you,” he said staunchly.

He wouldn’t push her this time. He lowered his hand to her waist and could feel the warmth of her skin through the thin material of the shirt. She moved off his lap and came to stand directly in front of him.  The moonlight streamed in, setting her in its blue glow. “My God, you’re so beautiful.”

“I want to believe that.” She reached around, tugging at the hem of her shirt. The material rustling sounded loud in the silence as she removed it.  The bra cupped her breasts high, lifting the mounds and showing them off. He wanted to touch, but kept his hand on his thighs.

She was surrendering to her desire and he found that more desirable, beyond any words. The cool evening air coming through the open window brushed across them, not helping to ease the scorching heat.

The sweet torment continued.

She bent to her knees and removed his boot, his sock, then the same with the other foot, all while looking at him through the fringe of her long lashes, craving glazing her eyes. She stood and leaned close, sliding her hand over his chest, lower to his belt. The buckle was already unfastened and she loosened the button and zipper, rolling the tip of her finger along the band of his boxers. He sucked in a breath, holding it, waiting for her next move. She climbed over his lap, straddling him and he exhaled slowly. He could feel her heat as her inner thighs grazed his hard cock. He slipped his hand up her smooth thigh and she whimpered. Sliding his hand around to her tight bottom, he squeezed and pulled her closer.

He was intrigued by her beauty and seduction. She had him in the palm of her hand and he didn’t give a shit.

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Country Music and the Story

I often find inspiration for the books I write in songs and country music is a genre that never fails to spark my creative side and to get my writing juices flowing! I’ve been a fan of country and folk music most of my life and I almost always find a way to use music either in my books or songs trigger ideas that become books.

My latest release, One Daring Night, falls into that category. The book was actually inspired by an old Lorrie Morgan song. I’m a huge fan of her music and the idea for the story came to me as I listened to “Good as I Was to You” where the woman confronts her cheating boyfriend in a restaurant. I found myself considering what happened to the spurned woman after she told the guy off and left.

The result was One Daring Night. Sounds sort of heavy, but in truth, the story is a lot of fun…a romantic comedy.

One Daring Night-highres copyBlurb:

Joni’s had better birthdays. Catching her boyfriend at a fancy restaurant with some bimbo certainly wasn’t what she’d wished for when she blew out the candles. Newly unattached, she’s ready to embrace singlehood by going wild, being reckless, maybe even indulging in some meaningless sex.

Depressed with his shallow love life, Eric Bryant is commiserating with his friend, Alex Dare, over a meal at his favorite restaurant. He vows to marry the next woman he sleeps with—just before a firecracker confronts her cheating boyfriend at the next table. Intrigued, Eric offers to buy her a beer. Joni agrees on two conditions: She wants tequila, and complete honesty. Eric promises nothing but the truth.

After one daring night, what happens when two people with such similar hungers want such different futures?

Excerpt:

“I heard what happened back there in the restaurant.” He hastened to explain before she put the car in gear and pealed tires in her attempt to escape. “That guy—”

“My ex,” she interjected.

“The asshole,” he corrected. She nodded her head in a silent touché. “He did a really crappy thing. I admire the way you stood up to him. The way you walked into that place and called him out for it. That took guts. And I thought I’d like to buy you a beer.”

Her smile grew as he spoke before the tiniest bit of disbelief entered her pretty brown eyes. “You really thought that?”

“Yeah. I did.”

Joni turned, looking at the restaurant she’d just left, giving him the chance to study her profile. She was quite beautiful. And even more appealing was the fact she appeared to have no idea how attractive she was. He’d spent way too many days…and nights…with gorgeous women who used their looks to further their agendas—whether it involved getting into his bed or his bank account. Joni didn’t fit that mold, didn’t feel like someone whose motives he’d constantly have to question.

The silence grew uncomfortable and Eric feared he was losing her. That she was going to leave. “Come on,” he prodded. “Take a chance. For one night, be daring. You already started in the restaurant. Keep going.”

She sighed, then looked at him again, and he sensed she’d come to a decision. He was surprised to feel his chest tighten, his heart stutter a bit as he waited to see if she’d give him a chance.

“I’ll take you up on that drink invitation on two conditions.”

He heard himself say, “Anything,” before he could even think through his reply. Then he realized the response would be the same regardless. He’d do anything to spend the evening with her.

“First of all, I don’t want beer. I want tequila.”

He tried not to wince as he recalled what tequila had done to him last night. It didn’t matter. Alcohol wasn’t going to make any decisions for him tonight. He’d already made them. “You got it. And the second?”

“Honesty.”

He frowned. “What?”

She gestured to the restaurant. “I just spent the last three years of my life with a lying, cheating son of a bitch. I’ve been fed so much bullshit lately, I’m choking on it. If we go out for a drink, I want one night of no games, no deception, no playboy pick-up lines. Just you and me. No pretense and no attempts to impress each other with stuff that isn’t real. You up for that?”

He never missed a beat. “Absolutely.”

One Daring Night is a Kindle Worlds book. As Carly Phillips’ “Dare” world is licensed to Amazon, the books are available on Amazon only. If you aren’t a Kindle user, no worries! You can still read the stories on the FREE Kindle APP that you can download on your computer, smart phone or tablet. DOWNLOAD HERE.

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If you have a US Kindle address you should be able to buy from the US Kindle store.

If you don’t– you can manually switch your Kindle association from the country of registration to the U.S., buy the book you want and then switch back to the original country.
Go to settings. In the middle you can see what country you are associated with. Then just a bit above there is a section that tells you what country you can change associations –>> follow that link –>> change to the country of your choice) –>> choose the American site. You’ll be transferred, and able to buy the books in the Dare Kindle World! Then do the same process in reverse to get back to the original site for your country.

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Paying it Forward — Thank you, Desiree Holt!

me and Desiree HoltLast year I started a feature over on my personal blog called Pay it Forward Friday where I feature a different author each Friday. That author has no idea I’ve featured them until the post appears, but it’s my way of thanking them for offering some advice either personal or professional. Sometimes it’s been as simple a gesture as a Facebook IM asking if I’m all right.

I figured I’d continue it here — and thank the lovely and most generous Desiree Holt. I met her in person a few years ago at the Lori Foster Reader and Author Get Together. Desiree is true southern gentility. She is a lovely, warm, hopeful and helpful author who inspires me to keep plugging away.

Desiree’s CONTROLLED BURN came out today as a single — it had been part of the Five Alarm Alpha bundle that I was also in. So I thought to thank her, I’d give away a Kindle copy over on Facebook. But I’m going to give away a copy here too. Leave a comment and tell me about something nice someone has done for you that has stayed with you.  I’ll leave this contest open until Thursday April 2nd at noon Eastern time.  (I had originally said April 1st then realized someone might think if they got an email saying they’d won they might think it an April Fool’s joke, LOL.)  To enter use the Rafflecopter widget below — to be a valid entry, you need to leave a comment below sharing some way someone has helped you out, or how you’ve paid it forward…You can earn extra entries by visiting Desiree’s or my Facebook page, but you must leave a validcomment here.

CONTROLLED BURN

Controlled BurnMontana Wade was home after writing off the past ten years of her life, but she needed one more night of courage before she faced her family. Boone Crider, hotshot firefighter, was burned out from the rash of malicious fires. They thought one night as strangers would cure them both, but the fire they started between them soon became a barely controlled burn.

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Caption this Photo – Fun in Texas

Last month I managed to go to the wilds of Texas.  San Antonio.

Okay, so not really the wilds of Texas. I attended the Wild Wicked Weekend conference and had a great time. It was really fun to hang out with Randi Alexander and Sandy Sullivan. And it was a great pleasure to met Desiree Holt.

In the spirit of the conference – and I know everyone who reads this blog will love this.

Caption this photo:

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SABLE’S A BLOOMIN’ IDIOT – or so they say…

I don’t lead a terribly exciting life. Yes, I write exciting, sexy stories – from my recliner! I was teasing a member of my family who’s about to fly to visit relatives in Nebraska. They are worried about safety and crashing and dying in some obscure Kansas wheat field, especially after witnessing the German/French alp crash on TV, sad sad situation. Anyway, I told him the regular stuff – everything from ‘oh, you’ll be fine’ to ‘well, don’t go’. Finally to console him, I told him that he would probably be safer in the plane than I would be writing in the recliner. I joked and said there were probably many horrific recliner-related accidents a year.

I was kidding.

Apparently – though – SHRIEK! – I was on to something.

http://www.hospital-data.com/accidents/lethal/670-chair-recliner/index.html

I couldn’t believe it! How shall I prepare? Should I wear a seat belt while reclining and writing or a helmet? There were an ASTOUNDING 88 recliner related deaths in 2010!

This just proves – NO WHERE IS SAFE – NOWHERE!!

Well, to protect myself from that scary damn chair, I’ve ventured out a bit this week. I researched online to get the best information, I gravitate to the Texas Wildflower report – yes, there is one. Here’s the link.

http://www.texaswildflowerpictures.com/update.htm

Consulting this source, I decided to drive down south of San Antonio to see a stretch of roadway from Somerset to Poteet.  I was excited. I haven’t been to San Antonio in a while. Truly, it is one of my favorite places on earth. Like, New Orleans – San Antonio is just different. They aren’t your typical Southern cities. San Antonio doesn’t just have the Alamo, it has the beautiful river walk and a collection of missions that are awe-inspiring. San Antonio is also a very military town with several active bases and forts – Lackland, Randolph Field and Fort Sam Houston. I remember visiting all of those places. But until yesterday, I’d forgotten about visiting the Quadrangle at Fort Sam Houston when I was a child. The Quadrangle is the original fort and the oldest building. It has served many purposes from a quartermaster’s depot to an arsenal, but in 1886 it housed infamous Native American chief Geronimo. My father used to tease me and tell me he and I were descended from Geronimo. I presume he was teasing, I’ve never found any evidence of it, but his words made me always aware and sympathetic to anything I found out about Geronimo.

My recollection of visiting the Quadrangle with my family is a neat memory. They were there to see the military aspects. I was bored…until I heard the tour director explain about Geronimo and that the soldiers there at the time brought animals into the fort to make Geronimo and his tribe feel more at home. Deer, turkey and rabbits. The soldier tour-guide director waved his hand and said…and they are still here!

You all know me. You can imagine my excitement when I saw the small herd of deer and the rabbits. They are so used to people that they don’t run, they will actually come to you to be petted.

Well, that was the end of the tour for me.

I laid down in the grass with the rabbits and refused to proceed. The tour went on without me and picked me up on the way back while I lounged in the spring green grass and stole as much rabbit sugar as I could possibly get. I remember one of the big burly soldiers asking me if I wanted to spend time with Thumper.

I did.

Here are some photos of San Antonio –

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Traveling on south of San Antonio, I want to show you the wildflowers I saw. In the early spring, Texas is like a natural canvas where a masterpiece is painted. Splashed across the countryside is an array of beauty. Bright splendiferous colors are meshed in the green grasses of the fields. No florist display can come close. It’s as if a grand designer has placed each stem in exactly the right place to assimilate the most amazing bouquet imaginable.  

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While on the trip, I ran into other explores, all prospecting to find the exactly perfect shot. The colors span the spectrum, although the bluebonnet takes center stage. What really got me was that there were places where the bluebonnets were so thick and flowed so lushly between the trees and drifted back so that they took on the appearance of a lake that stretched as far as the eye could see.

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As much as I’d like to imagine, not all of this is just happenstance. Some of it is. Some of these stretches are Mother Nature doing her best work, but the Texas Highway Department also gets in on the act. They scatter seed and many residents also do the same. I passed one sacrilegious moment when a man was out MOWING DOWN HIS BLUEBONNETS. I fully expected swat teams of Texas Rangers to swarm down on him, what he was doing surely must be against the law – in Texas.

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And if one person in the world had to receive most of the credit for the wildflowers of Texas, no one would argue who that one person should be. Lady Bird Johnson, former First Lady, wife of LBJ worked tirelessly to preserve and restore the biological bounty of the US, especially her home state of Texas. I’ve traveled to her birth place in Karnak near the town of Uncertain, TX which featured in BURNING LOVE. Here is a photo –

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In Washington, Lady Bird was instrumental in the planting of tens of thousands of tulips. She aided in the passing of the Highway Beautification Act and she also founded a research center for the study of wildflowers in Austin. All of that sounds small, but the result of her efforts is nothing one could argue with – just look. And this is just one small corner of the world.

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I’m not going to harass you with an excerpt this week, but I will show you the cover – ONE MAN’S TREASURE will release before the first. Above are flowers and below is Jet – which form of ‘beauty’ do you prefer?

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SEXY COWBOY FIANCE & Giveaway by Donna Michaels

**WINNER IS… ajgreer1979@aol.com

Congratulations, AJ!
Thank you all for leaving such wonderful comments. Hope you have a great weekend!

Since writing COWBOY-SEXY for The Wild Rose Press a few years ago, a lot of wonderful things have happened to me and the novella. Besides receiving some amazing emails and reviews from readers, the story was also somehow reviewed by RT Magazine, receiving a 4 Star. Then last summer,  U-Made approached TWRP to translate my cowboy into Japanese, which is due out sometime this summer. I’m so excited to have Finn go global!

But there’s more.

This past October, Amazon Publishing contacted TWRP looking to acquire COWBOY-SEXY and market my Navy SEAL cowboy under one of their imprints. Everything was just recently finalized, so I’m excited to finally be able to say I’ve sold to AmazonEncore! Whoot! If you’re not sure what that imprint is, here is what they state:

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AmazonEncore helps readers discover extraordinary, previously-published, overlooked books from emerging authors.

I’m humbled to apart of that imprint and look forward to continue my relationship with TWRP. Last week they revealed the new cover, with the new title: COWBOY-FIANCE

It releases in 6 days, and is available for Pre-order Now!
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CowboyFiance 500x750Here’s the blurb and a short excerpt:

Finn Brennan was used to his brother playing practical jokes, but this time he’d gone too far–sending him a woman as a ranch hand, and not just a woman, but a Marine.

When Lt. Camilla Walker’s CO asks her to help out at his family’s dude ranch until he returns from deployment, she never expected to be thrust into a mistaken engagement to his sexy, cowboy twin–a former Navy SEAL who hates the Corps.

The Corps took Finn’s father, his girlfriend and threatened his naval career. He’s worked hard for another shot at getting back to active duty and won’t let his brother’s prank interfere. The last thing he needs is the temptation of a headstrong, unyielding, hot Marine getting in the way.

Excerpt:

She straightened to her full height and stared him down, brown eyes flashing like fire water. “You’re not my C.O. You can’t order me around.”

“Wrong. Brett’s the only one who can order you to go home,” he corrected, lowering his voice when the two college stable hands entered the building. “But I am the one who can tell you where to work on this ranch.”

She softened her expression, then sauntered closer to finger his collar.

“And what would you have me do, Finn?” she asked in a quiet, sultry voice.

Her complete about-face had his heartbeats kicking the hell out of his ribcage. He stiffened. What was she up to?

Stifled snickers quickly enlightened him. She was keeping up appearance, playing the dutiful fiancée, you idiot. For a moment there he thought…

Didn’t matter what he thought.

Terry sent the boys a look. They grabbed pitchforks before disappearing into a nearby stall.

Cammie removed her hands from his chest and stepped back. “Well? Where do you want me to work? With you?”

“No.” The last thing he needed was her around, countermanding his orders as he guided guests on the horse trail. “Why don’t you help my mom and Aunt Lettie with the party details?”

She blinked, then smiled broadly, her gaze bouncing between him and Terry. “No, I mean really. What do you want me to do?”

“I told you, help my mother. Most women enjoy planning parties.”

She stiffened, every trace of amusement gone from her face. “I’m not most women, Navy. Don’t confuse me with your ex-girlfriend. I’m not Heather.”

He inhaled strong and swift. “No, you’re not.”

Heather was sweet and non-confrontational, not a willful control freak like the lieutenant in front of him.

He was the boss, not her, and it was high time he showed her just who was in charge.

Finn stepped forward, slowly stalking the woman, purposefully invading her personal space until she was forced to retreat. The Marine backed up until her incredible backside hit the wall, stopping her escape. Satisfaction warmed his blood. Chalk one up for Navy.

“Wh-what are you doing?” she whispered.

Brown eyes widened with a mixture of apprehension, and God help him, desire. He palmed the wall on either side of her head and smiled down, beginning to enjoy the situation.

“I’m showing those college boys, and you, who’s boss.”

The instant she opened her mouth to protest, he pressed into her delectable curves and captured those tempting, objectionable lips.

The Stetson fell off his head, but he didn’t care. Over and over, he nipped, drank and tasted, taking advantage of her surprised state. He was on a mission. A mission to teach the headstrong Marine a lesson.

Now was the time to pull away, to leave her staring after him, wanting more. Everything was perfect. He had an audience of three who could verify he had effectively shut the woman up.

But when her tense body unexpectedly softened, his goal became fuzzy. The hands on his chest, holding him at bay, suddenly snaked around his back and pulled him in closer. Her sweet, yielding mouth turned hot and demanding, and Finn had all he could do to hold back a groan.

She tasted incredible, and her lack of resistance fueled his hunger. He deepened the kiss, sliding his tongue into her mouth to capture her essence for his very own. She trembled against him and his body responded with a slow, consuming burn.

Instead of drawing away, he dropped his hands to her waist and held tight as their tongues tangled and explored. Heaven help him, he never wanted any woman so bad or so fast in his life. She took him from zero to sixty inside of two seconds.

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TEXAS BOSSA NOVA IS HERE! By Cynthia D’Alba

Last summer when it was swelteringly hot and I was trapped in the house after a total knee replacement (and let’s be honest…on drugs for the pain!), I was facing the deadline for my next book. I was simply too hot to write about cowboys working cattle in the Texas heat. I needed a break from the heat! Thus, I put Reno and Magda (my hero and heroine in Texas Bossa Nova) in a freak snow storm. Ahh…that should have made my internal temperature lower. However, Reno and Magda really steamed up the pages with their lusty looks.

(Side note:  A wild bobcat just walked across my backyard while I was writing this! SO freaking cool. Ah-hem. Back to the blog)

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TEXAS BOSSA NOVA EXCERPT

She stood, dropped her extra-extra-large T-shirt over her head and went to her bed.

“Reno,” she said in a whisper. “I thought you were going to go back to your room.

Darren isn’t stupid. He’s going to figure out what we’re doing.”

He flashed his panty-melting smile, which would have totally dissolved hers if she’d had any on. “I don’t care what he thinks.” He flipped back the covers, exposing his naked hip. Magda’s gaze glided down his chest to his hip to his thick meaty thighs. She licked her lips.

Reno patted the sheet exposed by the flipped-back covers. His heart raced as he waited for Magda to make a decision…climb in with him or boot his ass out of her bed. The ball was in her court. He’d made his feelings known. Maybe not with words, but certainly by actions. Cowboys didn’t burst forth with words of love and passion. That crap didn’t happen in real life.

Magda licked her lips and let her gaze meet his. Then, to his relief, she nodded and slid into the bed beside him.

“If your brother discovers us, not only is he going to be pissed that we’re sleeping
together, he’s going to be furious that we are doing it in his bed.”

Reno laughed and pulled her on top of him. “I’ll loan him my bed,” he said and then
caught her head between his hands and held her for a long kiss. She opened her mouth for him, moaning with pleasure when he entered, working his tongue along the surface of her teeth, the inside of her cheeks and alongside her tongue.

She gyrated her groin against his hardening cock; each tilt of her hips down shot more
blood to the region. He jerked his hips up, pressed against her sex, timing hips and tongue thrusts to work in concert.

Continuing to work her face and mouth with kisses, he coasted his hands down the
side of her body to the hem of the T-shirt. He pulled it up until the material cleared her ass.

He stopped removing the jersey long enough to spread both hands over her rear. The naked flesh there was so soft to the touch. It dented beneath the pressure of his fingers as he dug in, pushing her firmly against his dick.

Then she gasped out his name and he had to freeze his movement. The huskiness of her voice combined with the soft breeze of her breath across his ear almost made him lose it.

“Lean up,” he said. When she did, he lifted the T-shirt off to expose her luscious body.
Not too thin. Not too heavy. Just perfect.

She settled back on top of him and then began wiggling her way down his body, leaving behind a path of hot, wet kisses, bites and long tongue licks.

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Guest Blogger Kira Barcelo is Through the Portal and (Riding) Into the Sunset!

Unlike the heroine of my new book, KISSED BY THE OUTLAW, I’m no newbie to hiking. I’ve been hitting various mountain trails for nearly ten years now. Not bad for a girl who grew up in the city, huh? Well, like Kelly Long, the heroine (another city girl), I’m a bit too girly-girl to rough it for days and days out there in the wilderness. Like, you know, serious hikers. This hiker wants to hike for a few hours, be out in nature, then come home to a warm shower and a hot bowl of homemade beef vegetable soup.

But it was on one of those occasions, while I and my little dog were resting on the way up a mountain trail, that I noticed a less-traveled path to the side and thought, “Wouldn’t it be cool if that led to another dimension? Some other place and time?”

And how much more exciting would it be if a woman, new to hiking, slipped through that portal and found herself on the other side of the country, back to the Wild West of the 1870s? Even better, what if she came face-to-face with a wild-eyed, rugged, Alpha male cowboy? A cowboy who also happens to be a reformed outlaw. Kelly may have stumbled unwittingly into his world, but it’s up to Jess McSwain to keep her out of trouble—and to win the lady’s heart.

Hiking leads Kelly straight into the arms of a handsome cowboy. Tell me that doesn’t beat a shower and soup! Now would you like a little taste? For an excerpt, visit my blog http://kirabarcelo.blogspot.com/2015/02/excerpt-from-kissed-by-outlaw.html. You can get your copy of KISSED BY THE OUTLAW at www.blushingbooks.com, http://www.amazon.com/Kissed-Outlaw-Kira-Barcelo-ebook/dp/B00U00XTAI/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1425952707&sr=8-1&keywords=kira+barcelo and http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/kissed-by-the-outlaw-kira-barcelo/1121277030?ean=2940151629829.

Happy (Romantic Time Travel) Trails!

Kira

Kira

Kissed by the Outlaw

Determined to go on with her life following her divorce–and lose eight pounds while she’s at it– Kelly Long set off to hike up a North Carolina mountain with her dog, Mimi. The very last thing she expected to find in those woods was a portal, a doorway to another time and place, which transported her, toy poodle and all, back to 1871 Wyoming. Back to the Wild West, with cowboys, horses, and wagons– and unfortunately for Kelly, a time when men weren’t shy about spanking a misbehaving wife.

Jess McSwain, formerly of the infamous McSwain Brothers, didn’t know what to make of his “future girl.” For the past few years, the former outlaw had been doing his best to leave his past behind, in favor of a quiet life as a farmer. But life with Kelly was anything but quiet. The career woman struggling to find the portal that would take her back to the only life she’d known, consistently finds herself over McSwain’s knee. She also finds herself in his arms… which feels more like home than any place she’s ever known.

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Excerpt:

Kelly tried to look away but couldn’t. It was as if her feet were bolted in place and she couldn’t budge. She stared on, the tip of her tongue darting out and moistening her lips.

No. No, no, no, she told herself. You are not getting turned on by that. No way!

What was this place? What was going on? Why were they dressed that way?

Another question came at her from behind—and spoken in a deep, masculine voice.

“What do you think you’re doing?”

Kelly cried out and turned on her heel, clutching Mimi tighter to her chest. She could actually hear her heartbeat in her ears as she stared up into the face of a tall, imposing man glaring back down at her. Clear blue eyes, like turquoise ice, commanded her gaze from under the brim of a black hat. He wore black pants and a brown, button-down vest over a shirt with the sleeves rolled up, revealing muscular forearms.

“Nothing! I’m—I’m lost!” she choked out the words. She was on the verge of tears.

“Lost? What’s a woman like you doing out here by yourself in the first place?” He sneered. “Besides trespassing. And not minding your own business.”

Though afraid, she took offense. “I’m not trespassing. I told you, I’m lost! But fine. I don’t need your help!”

She pushed past him. His look of surprise gave her a pitiful sliver of satisfaction.

“Come on back here, woman!” the stranger bellowed after her.

“Not on your life, cowboy!” She mumbled those words under her breath as she ran, still holding onto Mimi tightly. That was what he looked like, too. Come to think of it, so did the man turning that poor woman’s bottom twenty shades of red.

Cowboys. Those men were cowboys.

Where am I, Kelly wondered.

Seconds later, running wildly through the woods, she collided with a limb that she’d failed to see after glancing back at the man in black, who was pursuing her. She saw stars—or maybe it was those deceptive lights once again—before she fell to the ground in one unceremonious, and certainly unconscious, heap.

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Cowboys to Billionaires by Elle James aka Myla Jackson

bigstock-Cowboy-24033635We all love the stories of women going from rags to riches in Cinderella-like stories. Admit it, haven’t you always wanted to be that princess, loved by a handsome prince charming? But what happens when  a cowboy makes it big and becomes a billionaire? It’s hard to find love when everyone wants a piece of your fortune. From humble beginnings to highrises and chauffeur-driven cars, cowboys still want to find someone to love them for who they are on the inside, not for what they can buy with all their money.

In my story THE BILLIONAIRE CINDERELLA TEST, my cowboy is now a billionaire with everything money can buy. Everything but love.

TheBillionaireCinderellaTestBlurb:

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Billionaire Online Dating Service. Let us find your perfect match!

Desperate to find a date to his own charity ball, billionaire Gage Tate agrees to give his friend’s online dating system a try. Tired of gold-diggers and society debutantes, he wants a woman who isn’t after his money, and won’t become a bridezilla-wanna-be when exposed to his high-society world and the trappings of wealth.

She never expected a computer program to be her fairy godmother…

Fiona McKenzie returns home from college to discover the family ranch threatened by foreclosure. Desperate to find a way to earn enough money to pay off medical and mortgage bills, she’ll do practically anything to save the home she loves. Unbeknownst to Fiona, her stepsisters enter her name in an online dating system, which she flat-out tells them she doesn’t have time or the inclination. Her focus is on saving the ranch.

When Gage’s date is reluctant to go out with him, he’s challenged to win her over. After a little digging, he discovers she’s in a tight financially. He sees this as an angle to pay for a date, help her out, with no strings attached when the charity ball is over. Only he didn’t count on falling for the pretty cowgirl, turned Cinderella. With her family ranch on the line, Fiona has no other choice than to accept Gage’s offer and she’s swept into a world of high-society, most girls would consider a dream come true. Fiona isn’t impressed, but finds her prince charming a little to attractive to forget when the spell wears off.

Note: Make a stop at Myla Jackson’s Ugly Stick Saloon in this story and say Hi to old friends.

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