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Meet Louisiana ladies unafraid of loving outside-of-the-box.

October’s Free Read!

Azure Apparition

Azure Apparition

Genre: AA Contemporary Romance/Paranormal (Sweet)

Words: 3,182

Price: Free 2 Read

It’s a cold, dark Halloween night in New Orleans. Will Frank get a trick or a treat?

Blurb:

Hardnosed construction worker, Frank Hickman, has got to be hallucinating. Is the shimmering beauty in bed beside him a figment of his imagination? Or some warped Halloween prank pulled on him by his boys?

Azure Blackstone has been carjacked. Will Frank’s realization come too late to save her?

 

November’s Free Read!

Azure’s Premonition

Azure's Premonition

Genre: AA Contemporary Romance (Sweet)

Words: 4,168

Price: Free 2 Read

Winter’s in the air. But Azure’s chill isn’t from the weather.

Blurb:

Azure Blackstone has a chill. And—it isn’t from New Orleans’ November air. She fools herself into believing she has overcome her traumatic Halloween carjacking. A flashback proves her wrong. 

Frank Hickman gets credit for her rescue that awful night. Now she learns he wasn’t quite truthful. Is Azure’s premonition about Frank really just a bad omen? Will Frank convince her otherwise?

 

December’s Free Read!

Azure & Frank (The Gift of Love)

Azure & Frank (The Gift of Love)

Genre: AA Contemporary Romance (Sweet)

Words: >6,000

Price: Free 2 Read

Azure’s in high spirits. But, will her unfounded guilt ruin Christmas with Frank?

Blurb:

Azure’s in high spirits. It’s Christmastime! She has invited Frank to her family’s traditional holiday breakfast. What could go wrong with that idea?

Frank’s nervous. He comes because of Azure…and he doesn’t come empty-handed. All goes well until he asks her a simple question when they are alone. Then, she asks him to leave.

Will Azure let her unfounded guilt ruin their relationship? Being the wise man that he is, will Frank’s gift of love be enough to save Christmas…and their loving bond?

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A #1 RRP Hot Seller!

Like Slow Sweet Molasses

Blurb:

Teacher Angela Munso has lost control—of her spiraling life. She can control the fallout of recent news from whose loins she sprang as easily as she can her heart’s pitter-patter. To have feelings for a man who is everything she now wants to hate? That’s the last straw!

Lt. Brock “Chance” Alexander’s arrogance baits Angela. And—he knows it. It’s never so obvious to him as when she lobs that insulting phrase at the side of his head. She pushes all of his hot buttons. But, there’s one he dares her to touch—the one that pushes him out of her life.

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Updated October 21, 2012

A #1 Bookstrand Mainstream Bestseller!

Now on Kindle – Kindle price $3.08!

Also in paperback at Amazon and Barnesandnoble!

Updated September 28, 2012

#1 Bookstrand Daily Top Seller

#1 Bookstrand Mainstream Bestseller

Cutie and the Cowboy Trucker romance novel

2012

Cutie and the Cowboy Trucker

Genre: AA/Sensual

Count: 51,182

Price: $3.50/$3.15

AVAILABLE: Now!

This title is offered at a 10% discount. Offer ends midnight CST, September 19th.

Blurb:

Widow Veronica Torres needs something desperately—invisibility. Escaping the clutches of her conniving brother-in-law and traveling incognito in the RV she traded for online sets her on a collision course with her new destiny, and a barreling fiery red 18-wheeler.

Trucker Mike Masterson steams at the close call. First, he nearly sideswipes her. Now, she ends up at the same rest stop with mechanical trouble. Maybe, she deserves to sweat it out in the June heat since she has the attention span the size of a pea. But, the child in her company deserves better. What else can Mike do besides cart them to his garage for repairs?

Will their burgeoning relationship ignite more fireworks than the upcoming Fourth of July celebration? Or will the sparks of six nights and seven days of summertime sizzle—fizzle to an end?

 

Buy/Excerpt: http://www.bookstrand.com/cutie-and-the-cowboy-trucker

 

          2013 Swirl Award Finalist

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2012

                        

BayouBabe99er – A 5 stars B&N reader rating

Genre: MC/PG13

Count: 25,980

Price: $2.99/Pre-order price: $2.69 (This title is offered at a 10% discount. Offer ends midnight CST, May 1st.)

Blurb:

How many things can go wrong at one time?

 

 

That question plagues feisty divorcée Sharlene Mouton. The banking department she heads takes a trip overseas. She pounds the pavement—and the keyboard—with resumes for ninety-nine weeks. Going home to regroup lands her in the middle of an ecological disaster that threatens her rural Louisiana community. What else can happen? How about repeated run-ins with suave Drake Cormier, the oil company’s liaison officer.

 

 

Jobless, yet, not hopeless. Oil spill fiasco. Mouton-Cormier feud. Suitor not much older than her daughters.

 

Sharlene now wonders—how many wrongs make a right?

Buy/Excerpt: http://www.bookstrand.com/bayoubabe99er

 

 

 

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2011

Nicked Hearts – RRP Bestseller

Genre: MC/PG13

Count: 34,560

Price:  $3.99

Blurb:

Valentine’s Day surgery trussed up like a Thanksgiving turkey? OVER HER DEAD BODY!

 

Rambunctious runaway K.C. Montreaux—thirtyish and coddled—crashes the men’s room at Bush Intercontinental and straight into Nick Hart. His clear eyes x-ray through her while she hovers with a facetious grin on a lovely caramel face. A ruckus launches her to an empty stall and forces him into defense mode. Drafted actions cloak Nick’s deceit—from the mainland to Maui—as he helps outwit her pursuer.

 

Will K.C. snuff out their combustible emotions like hushed Haleakala or forgive Nick’s misguided lies?

 

Buy/Excerpt: http://redrosepublishing.com/books/product_info.php?products_id=932

 

 

 

Louisiana Hot Sauce

2010

 

 Louisiana Hot Sauce – RRP Bestseller

Genre: MC/PG13

Count: 101,210

Price:  $5.99 eBook

$11.99 Paperback

Blurb:

Reclusive Mesha Rayburn’s safe haven disintegrated when athletic Jack Connolly raced into her life. He was like an uninvited guest to her pity party. Yet, his brashness stoked her dormant emotions and injected spunk into her veins with every bated word. And—calling the cinnamon-skinned Black woman “biggety” didn’t help matters.

 

Mechanic Jack Connolly thought the trip down South to patch up and retrieve the bullet-ridden helicopter would be a pain. He never imagined the rhetoric becoming reality. But, thanks to Mesha’s panicked outcry, it had. The pain radiating in his palm bothered him less than the one in his rear. Bold and beautiful, he had to know why she hid out in the boonies. As her transient tenant, he intended to find out at the risk of feeling the sting of her Louisiana Hot Sauce temper.

 

Buy/Excerpt: http://redrosepublishing.com/books/product_info.php?products_id=1118 

http://www.amazon.com/Louisiana-Hot-Sauce-Mickie-Sherwood/dp/1604358122 Paperback

 

 

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