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Just Desserts ~ Coming June 22!

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Feast on this collection of 22 Contemporary and Paranormal/Sci-Fi/Fantasy Erotic stories from bestselling, award-winning and multi-published authors, in this limited-time anthology. All stories are exclusive new content and can be read without reading the series, but will be icing on the cake for readers loyal to each saga.

JUST DESSERTS – A Collection of Bite-Sized Delights

22 Bestselling, award-winning and multi-published authors bring you the naughtiest delights.

Michele Bardsley ~ Honey Bear ~ The Pearson’s Security Series

Renee George ~ Alpha-Bites ~ The Cull: Claimed by the Alpha

Jodi Redford ~ Perfect Passion ~ Perfect Chemistry

Zara Cox ~ Indigo Velvet ~ Indigo Lounge Series

Renea Mason ~ Tasting Paris ~The Good Doctor Trilogy

Piper Denna ~ Confidential Craving ~ Fantasies Inc. Series

Erzabet Bishop ~ Black Magic Café

Iyana Jenna ~ Strictly Professional

Anne Lange ~ Blind Taste Test

S.J. Maylee ~ Common Grounds

Terri George ~ Feast on Me

Lee Rene ~ The Sweetness in the Pudding

Mindy Larson ~ Sweet Tooth

Felicity Kates ~ Super-Sex Me ~ The Little Miss Kick-Ass Series

Emma Nichols ~ Sinfully Sweet ~ The Sweet Series

Libby Sinclair ~ Cake Topper ~ The Incarnation Chronicles

Rissa Blakeley ~ A Little Taste of Naughty ~ The Shattered Lives Series

Mariah Kingsley ~ Sugar and Spice

Rosemary Rey ~ Always the Last One

Persephone Jones ~ Cherry Tart

Christine Severin ~ Cherry Lips

J.S Snow ~ Claiming

Let’s talk about sex

… All about writing erotic… A mini multi-author interview guest post.

Why did you choose to write erotic works?

Erzabet Bishop: I started writing erotica after 50 Shades. When I read it, I thought ‘I could write this. How much fun would that be?’ And so I looked for a book on how to write erotic romance and it led me to the ERWA site. From there I found my first submission call and wrote a holiday fetish story and a zombie story. I’ll never forget that first payment for a story I’d written. It was an amazing moment. I haven’t stopped since.

Iyana Jenna: Because that’s what thrills me. It gives me ‘feel.’ J Though maybe my work is more leaning toward sweet romance.

Kate Reedwood: I fell into it by accident. Or maybe it fell into me? Either way it makes a fun, ah…diversion from writing traditional romance 😉

Persephone Jones: I don’t know if I so much chose to write erotic works as what I write happens to be classified for marketing purposes as erotic romance. I just transcribe what pours out of me. I love writing about relationships and how people relate to each other through their sexuality. Plus, it’s fun. I write what makes me happy. 🙂

Libby Sinclair: All my stories have an erotic element that needs to be experienced or the characters don’t feel as real. Humans (and aliens) are sexual creatures and hiding that part of ourselves only leads to problems. Passion drives most of what we do so the reader needs to feel it too.

Mindy Larson Gilbert: Not to copy Renea, Persephone, and Kate, but I don’t feel that I chose to write erotica, but rather, my characters chose me. And just like everyone else in the world, they choose to have sex. Again and again. I’m just lucky enough to give them life. And love. Hopefully I can fulfill all their wishes and make their dreams a reality in the pages I write.

Autumn Piper: I also write mainstream (read: not quite as hot) romance as Autumn Piper. When the characters demand the love scenes are more detailed, it becomes a Piper Denna story.

JS Snow: Erotica is really not my scene, it’s more for my alter ego, and I’m more typical romance genre. I love the naughtiness I can get away with in erotica where it wouldn’t fly in contemporary romance. Take a walk on the wild side baby!

Renea Mason: I don’t know that I chose anything. My stories pick me. Perhaps it’s my affinity for character driven stories that makes the allure of writing sex so appealing. The way we make love reveals so much about who we are. It’s a mystery in itself, and my books are always part mystery. It’s the one time, all that a person hides from the world is revealed. Sex is always more than sex in my stories, it’s a journey. And since sex unearths a character’s secrets, it tends to build curiosity for the reader in addition to the physical erotic response to seductive words on a page.

Rosemary Rey: I’ve been reading them for much longer than I should have. I think it is beautiful to describe a sexual encounter and the emotions and thoughts of the characters. I love books which connect sexual relations with a mysterious plot. I read once to write what you want to read, I love erotic suspense and it was a natural fit. However, Erotic works are an exercise in writing. I plan to write a fiction book that will have romance but no sex. If I can write descriptively in Erotica, I think I can write this fiction book.

Rissa Blakeley: When I started writing, I was going to leave all that behind closed doors. To be honest, I was embarrassed to write such…interesting scenes. I had been reading paranormal books with some erotic scenes for quite some time. Once in a while I would share a scene with The Boss (my husband). He asked me a few times if I was going to write those types of scenes in my books, and I said ‘NO WAY!’. He mentioned he thought I would do well at it. So, with The Boss’ encouragement, I wrote my first scene of naughtiness in Broken Dreams. After I shared it with him, he said, ‘You need to write more of that!’ And here we are…

Anne Lange: When I hit the first sex scene in the first story I wrote, I didn’t even contemplate leaving the bedroom door closed and letting the reader use her own imagination for what was happening. Frankly, I wanted her right there, experiencing the same sights, scents and sounds as my characters. Living and breathing the moment with them. Relationships, sex, love and everything that goes with it is part of our lives, whether we openly admit it or not. And it’s through those moments, real or fantasy, that our strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes and vulnerable spots are exposed. And, honestly, it’s fun. I like to write about things we’re not necessarily comfortable talking about – those sinful things – even if it’s only in our fantasies

What is the hardest thing about writing a love scene? (No snickering)

Rissa Blakeley: Worrying what my mom is going to think! She reads all my stuff and sometimes I cringe at the more aggressive or more detailed passages

Erzabet Bishop: You have to think about where all the moving parts are and after you write several love scenes, it takes some creativity to get things moving in a fresh new way. Sex is sex, but a writer has to give it that spark that makes your toes curl and draws you in.

Rosemary Rey: None! My problem is writing dialogue, knowing what is necessary in a scene, but sex scene is description and feelings and those of us who’ve had sex can visualize the action and know the feeling when he touches the nape of your neck to bring you in for a long lingering kiss, and your breath halts–expectant and needy. It is simple for me. Everything else seems like work.

Libby Sinclair: I have difficulty with mechanics. I’ll get my couples twisted into pretzels then realize if so-and-so is bent over this, legs can’t be over there with arms over there. I might write about sexy aliens with special abilities but I’m sure they can’t detach limbs. 😉

Persephone Jones: I would say the most challenging aspect of writing love scenes is keeping them fresh and interesting every time. As authors of erotic romance, we write a lot of sex. How to make each scene unique and specialized for the characters is hard but fun work. J

Iyana Jenna: Writing a love scene IS the hardest thing. I usually slow down and sometimes stop writing altogether when I come to that part. I really need to learn a lot about it. Hot scenes are the hardest part!

Mindy Larson Gilbert: You guys took all the good ones! I totally agree with all the above. Guess I should’ve answered quicker, but one other aspect that springs to mind, is staying focused on the story as a whole and not get completely sucked into just the sex scenes.

Kate Reedwood: Finding a quiet spot to do so. One cannot write a sex scene on the couch with people looking over one’s shoulder. Unless there is titanium strength duct tape handy to mute the snickers… 😉

Anne Lange: Not making it sound just like the last one I wrote. Repetition in action, narrative, logistics, etc. is, I think, a big hurdle. It can’t become predictable or mundane, or a bunch of flowery prose, but at the same time is has to be believable, realistic and something the reader will (hopefully) really get into.

Renea Mason: Since I write ménage, it’s making sure I have all of the appendages doing the right things.

Is it difficult to write erotica?

Erzabet Bishop: Sometimes when I’ve done several in a row I have to think about what I’m doing with the sexy scenes. You have to be creative and make it sing.

Mariah Kingsley: Yes. I watch a lot of porn to find different things to do.

Anne Lange: I personally don’t consider myself an erotica writer. I prefer the label erotic romance because the focus is on the love story, it just happens to have (sometimes) naughty sex with BDSM or muliple partners.

Kate Reedwood: I close my eyes and imagine I’m a camera in the room, watching what my characters do. The problem is in the language, and finding new ways to keep things fresh sounding without it becoming too technical or flowery.

Rosemary Rey: Not for me. I think the hardest part is feeling like there is never enough time to write innovative stories. The hardest parts are the story surrounding the sex. You still have to grip the reader. If your characters and their relationship don’t develop properly, then you can lose your reader, regardless of how hot the sex.

JS Snow: It is because there is a difference between erotica and romance. You want to write something great, but most of the time it ends up reading like a porno movie complete with the cheesy music.

Rissa Blakeley: Yes. I spend a lot of time visualizing the scene in my head over and over, while putting the words down. Making sure the scene is believable, sexy and not too much or too little can become overwhelming.

Renee George: I think it can be difficult to write erotic scenes well.

Libby Sinclair: Yea and no. Yes in the fact that society has such a stigma against healthy sex and no b/c in the end, writing is writing. You just have to make sure it makes sense and conveys the emotion you want.

Persephone Jones: It’s not difficult to write but it is difficult to love it when you’re done. I’m my own worst critic so I’m never satisfied with the finished product.

Mindy Larson Gilbert: As long as i’m alone, I can do it. It’s difficult to let go and get in that magical place to evoke the sex gods if I have someone reading over my shoulder.

Terri George: I’m not sure that what I write is Erotica. More Erotic Love Stories. If you mean do I find it difficult to write sex scenes, yes. I’ll sometimes move on to the next part and go back to ponder on them. It’s all about the emotions my characters are feeling at the time really (hot intense passion, or emotionally damaged after a major fight etc) once I’ve tapped into that, I go from there.

Renea Mason: Not At All.

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Featured Book: Before The Rain, by JoAnne Kenrick @Joannekenrick #MFRWauthor

Before the Rain By JoAnne Kenrick

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Before the Rain is book five in Fated Desires’ multiple author series of stand-alone stories. In JoAnne’s addition to this series, a sworn-off-love Southerner escapes her failing life in Georgia and flees to the UK for a three month ‘no men allowed’ sabbatical where she unwittingly falls for the rustic charm of Rose Farm and its Welsh owner.


TS5 - Leoi - Before the RainThree fiancés in three years makes Zoe Chantilly’s relationship column for the Georgia Times her only semblance of commitment…that is until her dating advice takes a dive down the Suwannee and she’s fired.

Unemployed and single, she leaves the sweltering heat of the south and heads to the UKfor a man-free break from life. The plan? Get with nature, write a novel, and be alone. Be very much alone. But nature has other plans for Zoe.

Navigating the backcountry roads of Wales seems just as complicated as her love life. A near-collision hones her desires in on Dylan Mostyn, a Leo seething with a raw prowess and macho magnetism the Aquarius in her can’t resist.

This Welshman is as arrogant as he is gorgeous. He’s also her landlord. The undeniable and thunderous attraction between them pinnacles during a karaoke duet at the village fete, but what starts as a no-strings fling quickly spirals toward dangerous ground.

Publisher: Fated Desires.
Flame Rating: Three
Setting: North Wales, UK
Genre: Small Town Contemporary Romance
Tropes: Vacation romance, Opposites Attract
Release date: July 21st 2015

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JoAnne Kenrick is a multi-published author who writes both contemporaries and paranormals. She was born and raised in a wee seaside town in North Wales, and has traveled far and wide. In true Brit form, she is a teaholic.

She now lives in North Carolina with her very own British hero, where she creates ever afters with a backdrop of those wonderful places she’s visited. Come across the pond and faraway…with JoAnne Kenrick.

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Present Day, August 1, 2015

Dwi’n caru ti,” he rasped in Welsh, rounding out his vowels and sharpening his Rs.

Uh-oh. Dylan Mostyn only slipped into his native language around Zoe when he was horny.

He entwined his fingers with hers, his gray stare fierce yet his touch gentle.

“Did you hear me, Chantilly?” he prodded, his voice low and gruff with his own brand of rustic charm and raw macho energy. “Dwi’n caru ti…I love you.”

Ah, heck, how was she supposed to resist him now?

Like a teenager about to get her first-ever kiss, she quivered, her knees knocking together.

Damn him for being so…so…so British. With his sexy accent and his Hugh Grant hair flop and Gerald Butler’s down and dirty swoon factor. And his dimples. Gah. If she wasn’t so weak-willed, she’d squeeze in one last wham-bam before heading back to the States.

Who was she kidding? A quickie wouldn’t sate her needs. Not anymore. What had Wales—what had Dylan—done to her? Love, a four-letter word she dreaded. In all her thirty-one years, she hadn’t truly loved anyone. Had she inadvertently fallen for him? Truly fallen for him? Like head-over-ass and giddy-in-love fallen for him?


“You can’t leave.” He edged her against the wall of the farm-style kitchen in the stone cottage, his chest pressing against hers. “Not yet.”

“Umm.” Between his hard body and a stone wall, Zoe dodged his lips by leaning to the left and pointing to the whistling kettle atop the gas stovetop. His masculine scent with subtle hints of amber and musk enveloped her and melted her a little more.

“Do you love me?”



Cerise DeLand celebrates 200th Anniversary of Waterloo with INTERLUDE WITH A BARON, 99 cents box set!

The Incomparables: 6 Heroes of Waterloo and the 6 Ladies They Adore

This limited edition box set includes 6 scorching romances that commemorate the 200th anniversary of the June 18, 1815 Battle of Waterloo.The Incomparables BoxSet by Cerise DeLand, Sabrina York,   Medeiros

From the Duchess of Richmond’s ball in Brussels to the Battle of Waterloo and beyond, join these six unforgettable heroes as they journey back from the physical and emotional trials of war and discover the passion that thrills the body can also heal the heart.

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Interlude with a Baron by Cerise DeLand

Emma wants only an interlude with the man she’s adored for years. But Drayton Worth has spent five years riddled with guilt for hurting her—and he’s determined to have more than a few nights in her bed.

Tarnished Honor by Sabrina York

Daniel Sinclair is a broken man with war wounds that are physical and spiritual. He’s weighed down by grief and guilt and tormented by his tarnished honor. When he meets Fia Lennox, a beautiful and brave Highland lass in dire need of his protection, he sees in her his chance for redemption…or utter damnation. Because despite his valiant attempts to resist her, he cannot.

Love After Waterloo by Suzi Love
When Lady Melton and her son join Captain Belling and the last wounded soldiers evacuating from Waterloo to London, she expects clashes with army deserters but doesn’t anticipate how falling in love with the antagonistic captain will change her life.

Dreaming of Waterloo by Lynne Connolly

Paul “Lucky” Sherstone daren’t even let his wife too close because of his headaches and the living nightmares he can’t dispel. Hetty hardly knows the man who comes back from war, but one thing she does know—she still wants him.

The Captain’s Heart by Suzanna Medeiros

A man who is determined to fulfill his duty at the expense of his own happiness, a woman who wants only one taste of true passion, and a case of mistaken identity. Can Captain Edward Hathaway and Grace Kent overcome the guilt that continues to haunt them both and find true love?

For Love or Revenge by Dominique Eastwick

Captain Roarke Wooldridge is about to find out that sometimes love does heal all wounds.But when his need for revenge collides with desires he never believed he would feel again, will he be able to put aside the scars of Waterloo to embrace his future?


Interlude with a Baron by Cerise DeLand

After Waterloo, Drayton Worth watched the woman he loved suffer because of his failures.

Riddled with guilt he strives to improve Emma Bedlow’s dreadful existence, while cursing his never-ending desire for her. When he finally has the chance to convince her to share his life, she refuses. No man will control her ever again. She desires only an interlude with the charming baron. But Dray is determined to have much more.

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“You’re here at last.” Dexter Elgin hailed Dray with a wave of his hand above the crowd. His former colleague in Wellington’s army in Spain wore his artillery uniform, though neither of them still served in ranks. “Spotted you by that mop of hair, Ginger.”

Dray winced at the boyish reference to his red curls. “I’m glad to offer you speed and accuracy. Where’s Wellington?”

“In a meeting with the Dutch. You have news of your quarry?”

“Some.” Dray needed more absolute proof that Montroy was betraying them to the French. “I won’t ask for an audience until I learn more. I would say though that he’s here.”

Dex raised his dark brown brows. “What gall.”

“Indeed.” To spy on the British General Staff at their leisure was dastardly. But then, what else should they expect from a man who had turned coats so many times?

“I should not be shocked.”

“No,” Dray agreed. Dex knew of his mission. He’d been in the meeting with Wellington when the commander had ordered Dray to find proof of Montroy’s treachery or end the chase once and for all. “Where else would he prosper this evening?”

“Precisely. In the meantime, let’s get you a drink. You might even take up a set with a lady on the floor.”

Dray followed his friend through the crowd. He did love to dance. “Not tonight, I’m afraid.”

“What better way to get a full view of those present?”

Dray smirked. “You have a point. But I’ll have that drink first.”

The room was so crowded that working his way through the masses was a challenge. Worse, he covered his mouth as he coughed at the nauseating mix of tobacco and sweat, brandy and bad cologne.

“Lord Lansdowne! Oh, we are honored, sir.” The companion to the elderly countess of Penn appeared at his side, looping her arm through his. In her cups as usual, Janet Berwyn tried to train her eyes in his and failed. “My Lady Penn has anticipated your arrival. So has the Duchess.”

By this she meant the hostess of this ball, the illustrious Duchess of Richmond. But Dray knew this woman’s real purpose was to waylay him and lure him to a corner if she could. She’d tried that before. Often.

Dray gave her a polite smile, the better to get away from her and on to his purpose. “Good evening, Lady Berwyn. You look lovely and so far from home, too.”

“Thank you, good sir. Always a gentleman.” She tightened her fingers around his forearm.

Damn, she was a grasping creature. But then her actions were his fault. She had once been in his bed and wished never to leave it, but to tie him to her with vows and rings and her fortune in the bargain. Truth be told, he liked her enthusiasm in bed, but sadly, nowhere else. He patted her hand, then extricated her fingers from him. “I have business here, my lady. I must see the Duke.”

She sighed, intemperate when she wanted attention from him. “Do you promise to attend me after you’ve done your duty?”

“I cannot promise, but I will try.” She deserved that from him. After all, she had taught him much about the needs and joys of a woman in the throes of passion.

“Very well,” she said with a pretty pout. “Go if you must.”

“Come, my lady,” Dex coaxed her. “You know the value of our worth!”

Long an old joke among his friends in the Royal Artillery, Dray’s last name lent power to his reputation as a man who had been decorated often for his bravery on the field and off. That he was effective in military maneuvers and business, he would have liked to have attributed to his doggedness and his analytical skills. He measured his own worth by his profits in chemicals and spices and by the good health and rising prosperity of the tenants on his estates.

His value in the Royal Artillery, however, was measured by his commanding officer, the newly minted Duke of Wellington. And that man would ask him tonight if he had caught the traitor in their midst. And if not, when would he?

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