4 stars for Dreamers’ Destiny by Tempeste O’Riley (GUEST POST) #MM #Paranormal @TempesteO @dreamspinners

: Dreamers’ Destiny
Author Name & Publisher: Tempeste O’Riley (Dreamspinner Press)
Publication Date & Length: May 13, 2016 – 200 pgs


Liam Grady is the owner of the Feathered Quill, a quirky little bookstore in Asheville, and—though he doesn’t realize it yet—a dream walker. His last relationship failed almost a year ago, and he’s not had the interest or nerve to pursue anyone he’s met since.

Cameron Danu is a tattoo artist from rural Georgia. Cameron is left without a job after his boss, Jose, is forced to close the shop after a heart attack. When Cameron learns Jose has set up an interview for him at a small tattoo parlor in Asheville, he hopes for a fresh start in a new town.

Fate brings Cameron and Liam together, and they realize they’ve met before—in their dreams. A chance encounter and a winged tattoo might lead them to their destiny—if fear doesn’t turn their dreams into a nightmare.

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Dreamers’ Destiny is fun, romantic, and sexy. I don’t usually comment on the cover art in my reviews, but this cover is stunning and fits the story well.
This is an intriguing and engaging story. I love the idea behind dream-weaving and the inclusion of Wiccan mythos. Liam and Cameron are relatable and lovable characters. It’s endearing to see the differences between their waking and dream relationships as they’re first getting to know each other.
My only complaint with this story is that the language is sometimes a bit stilted. But overall, I found it entertaining, and the sex scenes were hot.
I recommend this to anyone looking for a unique contemporary erotic romance.


Two days later, Liam stood in a kitchen he knew, but he was uncertain how he had ended up there. He looked around and found Cam bent over, rummaging in the fridge, his pert little butt in nothing but a pair of tight boxer briefs. Liam groaned as he moved closer to Cam and slid his hands over the smooth cotton, feeling the tight muscles beneath flex as Cam jumped and spun around.

“Dammit, Lee, don’t sneak up on me like that,” Cam groused, though the pout was ruined when the edges of his lips turned up in a small smile.

“Sorry, beautiful, but how could I resist such a tempting and delicious offering?”

“Uh-uh. Stroking the ego won’t help you this time.”

Liam smirked and slid one hand down to lightly rub up and down Cam’s length. Cam’s eyes closed as a low moan slipped out. His hips pushed forward, his body begging for touch.

“Your ego wasn’t what I had in mind, baby.”

“Oh, God, Liam. Please,” Cam begged. He threaded one hand into Liam’s hair and tugged him down until their lips met in a hard clashing of teeth, tongue, and yum.

Liam slipped one hand inside Cam’s briefs, then wrapped his fingers around the hard shaft that had been hiding within. He pulled and stroked the hot, hard flesh as he continued to kiss Cam as if he hadn’t touched Cam in ages. He wanted Cam so bad he couldn’t think straight.

He captured the moans Cam let out as they continued to devour each other, relishing each one as if it were his first and last ever. Liam clutched at Cam’s hip, desperate for his lover’s touch. He ripped his mouth away, panting for breath, never letting up on his slow pumping of Cam’s cock.

“So prefect,” he panted, relishing the little mewling sounds Cam made every time Liam skated his fingers over Cam’s cockhead, how Cam’s eyes were blown wide in desire.

“I need you in me, Lee. I don’t wanna wait….”

Liam grabbed Cam’s briefs and tore them off his tight little body, desperate to be back inside his Cam. After slamming Cam against the wall, Liam kicked Cam’s feet apart before he dropped to his knees and swallowed Cam whole.

Cam screamed, but Liam didn’t care. He was going to take everything Cam offered and then some! Setting a fast pace, he bobbed up and down on Cam’s straining cock, making it wet and slippery. Using some of the excess wetness, he slipped his fingers behind Cam’s balls, rubbing them along Cam’s taint until he reached Cam’s tight hole. Teasing and tapping Cam’s needy entrance, Liam shivered as precome squirted on his tongue, the taste making him even harder than before.

Shaking above him, Cam pushed back against Liam’s fingers, begging with both words and action for exactly what Liam wanted to give.


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GUEST POST – Do you listen to music while you write?

Do I ever! I tend to be very eclectic in my music tastes—no whiny country and no gangsta rap, but otherwise, I’m all for music. All music. I do have a thing for such groups as The Cure, Echo and the Bunnymen, God Smack, Prince, old school George Michael, Muse… you get the issue with putting on a CD or even a traditional station to listen to while writing? Yeah, most stick with some kind of theme and well, I don’t, lol.

So what’s an author to do that loves music, hates quiet while writing? I pull up Pandora, select a few songs or groups I’m in the mood for, or that fit what I’m writing, and let it do the DJ work for me while I write. Sadly, I don’t really have playlists, even though I’ve been asked for them. I never manage to sync up songs and story that well.

But music is so important to writing that I’m not sure I could write much without it. What about you? Do you listen to music while you work? Would you if you could (if your boss won’t let you)?


Tempeste O’Riley is an out and proud pansexual genderfluid whose best friend growing up had the courage to do what they couldn’t—defy the hate and come out. He has been their hero ever since.

Tempe is a hopeless romantic who loves strong relationships and happily-ever-afters. They has done many things in their life, yet writing has always drawn them back—no matter what else life has thrown their way. They counts her friends, family, and Muse as their greatest blessings in life. They lives in Wisconsin with their children, reading, writing, and enjoying life—especially now that they have joined the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence® (as Novice Sister Eroti-Quill… can’t imagine where that name came from).

Tempe is also a proud PAN member of Romance Writers of America®, WisRWA, and Rainbow Romance Writers. Tempe’s preferred pronouns are they/them/their/theirs/themselves. To learn more about Tempeste and their writing, visit http://tempesteoriley.com.


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2 Responses to 4 stars for Dreamers’ Destiny by Tempeste O’Riley (GUEST POST) #MM #Paranormal @TempesteO @dreamspinners

  1. Trix

    I adore music, but I usually reward myself with it after I’m done. I have a hard time concentrating on anything else!

  2. Jen CW

    Thanks for the review and excerpt .

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