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Sunday, August 13th, 2017
Romance and the World War Two Era #historical #romance

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Evening Tryst is set in 1940 and the action takes place in Biggin Hill, which isn’t far from London. Unforgettable is set in the city of London during 1941.

While many men headed off to war, the women left at home produced food, operated factories and took over jobs previously done by their menfolk. Time were tough…

Twelve Things That Occurred in 1940

1. Britain started to ration butter, sugar, bacon and ham.

2. Britain starts an anti-gossip campaign.

3. Gone With The Wind featuring Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh was big with movie-goers.

4. The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland was also very popular.

5. Winston Churchill took over as Prime Minister of Britain.

6. The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck, Finnegans Wake by James Joyce and How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn were big among readers.

7. You Are My Sunshine and A Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square were popular songs.

8. The first nylon stockings go on sale in the USA (May 15)

9. The British Government order the removal of signposts and street names.

10. The London Blitz begins on September 7.

11. People had to queue to purchase restricted goods. They had to hand over their ration books before they could purchase these goods, once they got to the front of the queue–if the goods weren’t already sold out.

12. Blackout was a fact of life. Motor vehicle accidents were very common during the blackout.

But amongst the trials and tribulations, the people found time for a little romance…

Read an excerpt for Evening Tryst

Read an excerpt for Unforgettable

Friday, August 11th, 2017
Hanging Out With My Buddy #animal #cute

Camera Critters

I took this photo during a visit to my father’s farm. The pigs and cattle were grazing peacefully together and these two seemed like best friends.

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To see more animal photos visit Camera Critters

Thursday, August 10th, 2017
Part-Time Lovers Available for Pre-order #romance #series #contemporary

Part-Time Lovers

Part-Time Lovers, book four in the Friendship Chronicles is now available for pre-order at Amazon.

Here’s the blurb:

Now that Nolan Penrith is finished with the Farmer Seeks a Wife reality show, he’s ready to get back to the farm and a normal life free of publicity. Normal also means resuming his relationship with divorced, solo mother Yvonne McDonald. Except she seems determined to resist any talk of reconciliation. On to plan B: woo her to his way of thinking. And if persuasion includes plenty of raunchy sex, he’s ready to man up.

Yvonne might still have feelings for Nolan, but she resents the way he expects to pick up right where they left off. Still, she’s a healthy woman with a body that—damn it—melts for him, so maybe she can twist this situation to suit her needs. All she needs to do is hold her heart out of reach, hold her head high, and enjoy his brand of lusty sex without a care in the world. Easy-peasy. At least until her plan gets a little kink in it…

Warning: Contains hot country loving between an arrogant, sexy farmer and a woman who intends to prick his confidence and slap him down—her way!

Get your copy here

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
Clandestine Lovers is out! #romance #series #contemporary

Clandestine Lovers

Feel like escaping your day? Check out Clandestine Lovers, book three in the Friendship Chronicles series for an armchair trip to Auckland and small country town New Zealand.

Think finding the perfect lover is difficult?

Ask Susan Webb—-she knows it is. Lonely, tired of dull routine and dud men who only think with their lower brains, she takes a calculated risk to shake up her lackluster life.

Now she’s set to take part in a reality dating show. Her objective: to find a good, honest man who’s up for enjoying lots of sexy fun on the road to love. Failure is not an option.

One look at his older brother’s Farmer Seeks a Wife candidate, and Tyler Penrith is intrigued. Prim and proper on the surface, she has a secret smile in her eyes and an exotic dancer sway to her step. And calamity follows her around like a tame dragon.

Susan might be in his brother’s age group, but Tyler’s not about to let Nolan waltz off with the first woman to snare his attention in ages.

As the show’s ratings go through the roof, Susan finds herself falling for the wrong man—and her simple plan for happiness on the brink of falling apart.

Warning: Contains sibling rivalry, lots of sneaking around, sexy times in the great outdoors, a bright blue vibrator, and a reality show that’s giving everyone something to talk about.

Purchase Clandestine Lovers at Amazon or get it free if you’re a Kindle Unlimited subscriber.

Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
I Spy With My Beady Eye #animal #cute

Camera Critters

I snapped this shot at my local agricultural show at the end of last year. This hen was certainly watching me closely!

Hen

To see more animal photos visit Camera Critters

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
Clandestine Lovers ~ Now available for Pre-order

Clandestine Lovers

Clandestine Lovers, book 3 in the Friendship Chronicles series is now available for pre-order.

Here’s the blurb:

Think finding the perfect lover is difficult? Ask Susan Webb—-she knows it is. Lonely, tired of dull routine and dud men who only think with their lower brains, she takes a calculated risk to shake up her lackluster life.

Now she’s set to take part in a reality dating show. Her objective: to find a good, honest man who’s up for enjoying lots of sexy fun on the road to love. Failure is not an option.

One look at his older brother’s Farmer Seeks a Wife candidate, and Tyler Penrith is intrigued. Prim and proper on the surface, she has a secret smile in her eyes and an exotic dancer sway to her step. And calamity follows her around like a tame dragon.

Susan might be in his brother’s age group, but Tyler’s not about to let Nolan waltz off with the first woman to snare his attention in ages.

As the show’s ratings go through the roof, Susan finds herself falling for the wrong man—and her simple plan for happiness on the brink of falling apart.

Warning: Contains sibling rivalry, lots of sneaking around, sexy times in the great outdoors, a bright blue vibrator, and a reality show that’s giving everyone something to talk about.

Purchase at Amazon

Books in the Friendship Chronicles

Secret Lovers

Reunited Lovers

Clandestine Lovers

Saturday, July 29th, 2017
Struttin’ My Stuff #animal #cute

Camera Critters

I took this photo at the Sydney Botanical Gardens in December of last year. He was strutting around and posing for all the tourists.

Cockatoo

To see more animal photos visit Camera Critters

Friday, July 28th, 2017
Check out the Howl Series! @Emmaserotica #newrelease #giveaway #paranormal #IARTG

The Howl Series

Love paranormal romance?

I’d like to introduce you to The Howl Series by Emma Nichols and Lexi James. Don’t you just love these covers? Next, the blurb for the first book in the series, Raising the Phoenix.

The Alpha is the leader of the pack, a revered position, one that can’t be inherited, only earned. For ten years my father groomed me to take over in the event something happened to him. I guess I never expected it to happen so soon. I thought I’d have more time. I thought I’d at least graduate from college first. Instead, life threw the Phoenix Pack a curveball. My father was murdered, and my mother died with him. Suddenly, I’m responsible for my twin sisters, and everyone else. I’m forced to make some tough decisions. And if everyone in the pack has their way, one of those decisions will involve finding my mate. They should’ve given me an easier task, like brokering world peace or curing cancer. After all, what male would ever volunteer for this, having a mate who’s also his Alpha, leaving his pack to join hers, and giving up everything he has ever known?

You can get this first book in the Venom and Vampires Box Set!

23 ebooks for 99 Pennies!

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CONTEST:

Win all three books in the series, a kindle fire and a selection of e-books from Emma Nichols’ author friends (including Captured & Seduced from me)

Enter the contest now!


Emma Nichols Author Bio:

What made her decide to be a romance author?

Simple.

How else was she going to parlay her two favorite past times into a career?

Emma is single and loving it. Like her first character, Alysin, Sin for short, she doesn’t believe in settling or in settling down. She loves to indulge in her passions whenever the mood strikes and enjoys keeping all of life’s cliche moments spicy.

Known for her sense of humor, Emma surrounds herself with friends whose antics often become the source of book fodder. Her ideal situation would be to explore the Caribbean while writing. She pursues that dream daily.

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Thursday, July 27th, 2017
Any Way You Spin it By Monique McDonell #contemporary #giveaway

Any Way You Spin It by Monique McDonell

Check out Monique McDonell’s new contemporary release, Any Way You Spin It.

Sometimes you must accept that love doesn’t always show up at your convenience.

Minnie has made mistakes and lots of them. Fresh out of rehab and back in her home town her plan is simple; she needs to make amends to all the people she hurt, especially her children, and get her life back on track. She has no room in her life for men – it was because of men she got in this mess in the first place.

The minute former athlete and current bar owner, Mitch sees Minnie he knows she’s something special. Now all he needs to do is convince her and the whole town that their being together will not undo everything she’s working so hard to achieve.

With all the obstacles to her success can Mitch prove he’s not just one more thing in the way.

If you like long bike rides, picnics by the lake and truffle fries then Any Way You Spin It is for you.

Purchase Any Way You Spin It

Monique is holding a giveaway to celebrate her new release. You might win a Kindle Fire that comes with books from Monique’s writer friends. Along with a Kindle Fire, you might win a copy of Innocent Next Door, book 1 in my Military Men series.

Enter Monique’s Giveaway Here

You can find Monique at her website or on Facebook.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017
50 #Free or 99c Romances #IARTG #Sale

July Romance Sale

Grab my contemporary romance Secret Lovers or one of the other 50 romances on sale or free this week.

Fill your e-book reader here!