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Erotic Fantasies Blog Hop ~ The Best Man

Welcome to the Erotic Fantasies Blog Hop – lots of participants, and do we ever have a scene to share with you! Grab your fan (or maybe a partner :) ) – this is a hot one!

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The anthology authors are pleased to be able to give away a Kindle FIRE or the winner can take a gift card for $220 toward a faster, more powerful Kindle of their choosing. Enter the grand prize drawing below and then hop to the author pages at the bottom, where you may find other contests to enter this weekend.

The Best Man – now available at major e-book retail outlets!

The Best ManA little controversy? Lovin’ it!

Five Stars? One Star? Smoking hot? Sleazy?

All of the above? Kitty Paige and Jared Jacobs would embrace the entire spectrum of reader reviews and laugh all the way to their next hot scene, and they’d hold nothing back when they got there.

The Best Man is now available at all major ebook retail outlets – but don’t download this book unless you’re ready for some edgy characters who enjoy things like man-sandwiches, ménage, sex buddies, scarf play and polyamory, to mention a few.

Hubs and I tend to like—and write—strong heroines who know what they want and aren’t afraid to go after it. We may have gone a little over the top with Kitty Paige in The Best Man—at least, that’s what some readers think. Others love her.

Romance with two people who only ever have sex with each other? We like that too, and we’ve published several, but this isn’t one of them. If you’re squeamish about a heroine who decides when to have sex and who to have it with, this might not be the book for you. But if you’re tired of the double standard that labels such a woman a “slut,” you might enjoy Kitty Paige’s antics, and we think you’ll like what happens when she meets her match, Jared Jacobs.

What They’re Saying About The Best Man

The Romance Reviews: Top Pick Boundaries are pushed and it’s a race to see who wins. But falling in love lets everyone win, as Kitty and Jared find out. Everything about Kitty and Jared was amazing. Laurie P.

Amazon Readers: Kitty and Jared are my new favorite characters. I love this book. It kept me on edge because Kitty was so unpredictable, which gave this story its twist and turns. Cheryl B.   The writing is excellent, and there’s more to the wounded heroine than the facade she presents. Nicely done, Adriana. M. Varhalmi

Goodreads Readers: I loved Kitty and Jared.  Both are strong willed characters who will not run from their attraction. The Best Man is excellent. Sheila G. This is my first experience with these authors (co-written) and I loved it! Kitty has no clue what is going to happen when she meets Jared at her daughter’s wedding. Jared sees a vision in yellow and knows that he’s got to conquer. And conquer he does, in all the right ways. Kathryn.

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Bad boy meets bad girl – is that all there is?

Passionate, hard working and every inch a business woman, Chicago realtor Kitty Paige likes her sex raw and edgy, and sees no reason to limit herself to just one man. Never married and not quite forty, the striking blonde has successfully raised her daughter, Susan, and is already pushing her new-found freedom to the limits.

Wealthy commodities middle-man and race horse owner Jared Jacobs is father of the best man at Susan’s wedding. He is smitten by the vision in yellow who exudes sex as she escorts her daughter down the aisle. Also single, the handsome mustached California ranch owner with mischievous eyes views his sex life as a series of splendid love affairs, and sets out to make Kitty next on the list.

Together and apart, their chemistry is explosive, and their sparkling repartee and steamy sex catch both partners by surprise. Jared is first to recognize he’s fallen in love. When Kitty panics, can Jared finesse his every move and reel her in?

EXCERPT

“Oh, God. Have mercy.”

“Not this time, babe.” Jared easily lifted her butt and slid one end of the scarf under it. Quickly, he had her loins encased in silk and handed the ends of the scarf to her care. “I won’t be needing these for awhile. You may find a use for them.”

Her fingers curled around the scarf and he settled between her legs. He laved the silk around the edges of her pussy and then looked up with a grin. “Isn’t it amazing how silk feels when it gets wet—your juices and my tongue.”

She tugged on the silk scarf, increasing the pressure against her loins, and nodded jerkily. “Make me come, Jared.”

“Like this?” He tongued the silk covering her pussy and pushed a little inside her folds.

“Oh, yeah. That’ll do it. A little more.”

He lifted his head and shook it when he saw her distressed glower. “Not yet,” he whispered, retrieving the scarf. “Not nearly yet. You won’t come until I’m ready for you to come.”

He laughed as her gaze burned into him. He grabbed her wrist and tied one end of the scarf loosely around it. Her eyes rounded with awareness. Her lower lip trembled slightly when he tied the overlap of the knot around a bedpost. She didn’t move when he reached for her other wrist. “You know what I’m going to do?”

She nodded. “You’re going to ravish me.”

 

THE REST OF THE SCENE

Piqued your interest? You can read the rest of this steamy scarf scene at the following link:

http://couples.getlusty.com/Article/7771/Erotica-Exclusive!-The-Best-Man

 

BUY LINKS

Amazon Print and E-Book http://www.amazon.com/The-Best-Man-Adriana-Kraft/dp/0989469336

Barnes & Noble Print http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-best-man-adriana-kraft/1117049175?ean=9780989469333

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Friends ~ In the Pages of a Good Book #MFRWAuthor

We’re thrilled to be helping Beckey White and In the Pages of a Good Book celebrate their one year anniversary – congratulations, job well done! This Blog Hop runs today through Sunday, August 31. Enter my contest in the Rafflecopter link at the end, enter the hop contests, then click on the Linky List to travel to other authors and enter for their prizes.

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FRIENDS

My husband is my best friend – how lucky is that? We were friends before we fell in love, so it’s probably no surprise that’s the kind of story we like to write, too.

Daisy Matthews and Nick Underwood start out being friends of a somewhat different nature. He’s just launching into the world of Thoroughbred Racing, so he needs a mentor, and she fills the bill just fine.

What’s she looking for? Someone experienced, gentle, and “safe,” to keep her from still being a virgin when she turns twenty one in less than a month. Her own special variety of “friends with benefits,” you might say.

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Riders Up, Book Three
September 1, 2014
B&B Publishing
Romantic Suspense,
Heat rating: three flames (explicit sex, m/f)

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When the chips are down, there’s nobody there. Willowy blond Daisy Matthews has survived the Chicago streets with this mantra but is unprepared for the much older Nick Underwood’s urgent pursuit. The wealthy businessman receives a thoroughbred in payment for a bad debt and is thrust into Daisy’s world. She teaches him about horse racing; he teaches her about love. When Daisy’s seamy brother-in-law threatens Nick’s safety, she doggedly tries to stop him by herself, but flees to the familiar streets when he attacks. Can Nick find her in time – and if he does, will she still want him?

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Five stars at Goodreads: “…dreams can become reality, love can transcend age… Exciting, engaging and very entertaining story. The character interplay is spot on and the story is extremely well written.” Donna H.

EXCERPT

“So tell me,” Nick said, “where can I find a horse named RainbowBlaze?”

“RainbowBlaze!” Daisy gasped and glared at him again. “Why? What do you want with her?”

“Damn, you’ve got to be the most protective woman I’ve ever encountered. If you must know, she’s my horse.”

Daisy opened her mouth as if to speak. She glanced quickly at the chestnut mare.“There must be a mistake,” she stammered. “RainbowBlaze belongs to Michael Barnes.”

Nick crossed his legs and leaned against the stable wall, giving Daisy Matthews a slow satisfied smile. He’d found his horse. And he had a new employee. This could be more interesting than he’d imagined.

Furthermore, being his employee made Matthews safe to be around. He had a firm rule against personal involvements with employees. He flashed a look at the slender woman’s nipples that showed faintly through an orange tank top. Didn’t she know what she looked like?

Too young. He closed his eyes. He might be old enough to be her father. His eyes sprang open and he appraised her again. Maybe, maybe not.

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Hot Days and Hotter Nights #Hop #MFRWauthor

Welcome to the Red Hot Authors Cafe Hot Days and Hotter Nights Blog Hop! We’re excited to have a great set of prizes for you, plus some truly hot authors you won’t want to miss. You can click on the list at the end to travel to other stops, and you can enter for the Hop prizes and my author prize on the Rafflecopter Links. Have fun with some sizzling reads – you might need to turn on the fan. Just saying :)

Criminal Minds

Do you like crime scenes? Do you like knowing what’s going on in the criminal’s mind as the crime unfolds? That’s the experience we offer readers in our latest release, The Heist. Our fictional characters Steven and Hazel Lawton are professional art thieves who’ve honed their talents arranging special order heists for private clients, and they have their sights set on a trio of nearly priceless impressionist paintings coming to a small Nebraska art museum on a traveling exhibit.

Take my word for it, they’re pretty creepy characters. We don’t want to say what crimes they may or may not have committed in the past, but it’s clear they’ll stop at nothing to achieve their goals, and they’re very clever.

In the end, of course, they’re no match for our feisty heroine, Kara Daniels, and the hot detective sent by the Arts Council, Ted Springs. But as the investigation heats up, Ted has to find out just what Kara’s willing to do to get the paintings back. Her answer may surprise you.

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A heist? A murder? It’s villain’s choice.

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From a phone conversation:

“Why would Steven lie to me?”

Ted laughed. “Your naïveté sometimes amazes me. Steven Lawton would tell you anything to convince you to have sex with him.” Ted cleared his throat. “And I can’t actually blame him.”

“Like I said,” Kara said coolly, “I don’t intend on having sex with Steven Lawton.”

“You don’t have to have sex with him, but you don’t have to be overly abrupt with him, either. He doesn’t completely turn you off, right?”

“I suppose. He was quite polite today. He looked more distinguished and gracious,” she chuckled, “even holding soiled rags. I can see why some women might be attracted to him.”

“Umm. Remember your rule about married guys. Anyway, he may not be involved with the theft at all. But he has the knowledge required to compromise the security system. He’s only been in town for three years or so. Other than that, I don’t have anything to suggest he’s involved. But he does want to get close to you. Maybe for more than sex. Had you thought about that?”

“No. I’m not as suspicious as you are.”

“Well, maybe that’s why I do what I do. One more thing. If it meant getting the Maids back, would you have sex with Steven Lawton?” There was a long silence. He hated himself for asking, but he had to know her answer.

“Why are you doing this to me?”

He didn’t respond.

“If their return was guaranteed, yes, I’d have sex with him. Gladly. Ted, I don’t know what you’re up to, but I’d do most anything short of murder to get those paintings back. It would only be sex.”

He laughed softly. “I thought so. We all have a price we’re willing to pay if we want something badly enough.”

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Of course, I’m not going to tell you if she does or she doesn’t – you’ll have to read the book to find out!

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A special-order art theft? Tedious, but seamless – until small town museum director Kara Daniels calls in the experts. Furious her favorite trio of priceless impressionist paintings has been stolen from its traveling exhibit on her watch, Kara is determined to save not only the paintings, but her future in the art world. She’ll stop at nothing to entrap the thief.

Ted Springs knows the underbelly of the criminal world a little closer than he might like—but he’s turned it to good advantage, first as a police officer, and now as detective for the Upper Midwest Arts Council. His job? To guarantee the security of the valuable paintings in the Council’s traveling exhibits.

Heat sizzles when Ted and Kara collide—can they work together, before it’s too late?

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