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5 Stars for One Breath One Bullet (The Borders War #1) by S.A. McAuley #MM #Dystopia @AuthorSAMcAuley @PridePublishing

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Title: One Breath One Bullet (The Borders War, #1)
Author Name & Publisher: S.A. McAuley (Pride Publishing )
Publication Date & Length: January 4th 2016- 182 pages

Synopsis

Book 1 in The Borders War series

Face to face, and rifle to rifle. The time and location change, but never the circumstance. Merq Grayson and Armise Darcan are enemies—and neither will be considered successful until the other is dead.

It is the year 2558. A mere decade has passed since the signing of the treaty which ended the three hundred year long Borders War. In the midst of an uneasy peace, the world gathers for the first Olympic Games since the war began.

The rifle competition showcases the very soldiers who fought in the war, pitting former enemies against one another again. Continental States Peacemaker Merq Grayson will once again battle the Dark Ops officer from the People’s Republic of Singapore Armise Darcan, this time under the flag of their own uneasy truce. The relationship between Merq and Armise is one of violence, secrecy and a growing intimacy that could have them both branded as traitors.

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FiveStars

OMG!! The world this author created in this story was amazing!!!

I will be the first two admit I love Dystopia books and the way this author wrote this one was just so good! The story in this book grabbed me from the start and I could not put it down until the end.

Merq and Armise have a very different relationship in this book. One of hate for each other but then there was lust and their attraction for each other. They fight a lot in this book and the way this author wrote this story you can feel the tension between these two men.

I do not want to give away to many spoilers so I will leave this review with… I loved what this author did with this story and these characters in this book. I also thought that this world that S.A. McAuley created was amazing and gritty! Merg and Armise both being highly trained killers each on a different side of this border war.

All together I 100% loved this book and would definitely recommend it!

Kara

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4 Stars for The Bruise-Black Sky (More Heat Than the Sun, #5) by John Wiltshire #M/M #Dark @JohnWiltshireNZ

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Title: The Bruise-Black Sky (More Heat Than the Sun, #5)
Author Name & Publisher: John Wiltshire (MLR Press)
Publication Date & Length: March 20th 2015- 282 pages

Synopsis

Ben usually overlooks Nikolas’s occasionally jarring dissonance. Not this time. A deep rift, a terrible lie, separates them. Eleven thousand miles from Nikolas, in New Zealand, it’s bitter winter as Ben films the tragic story of a post-apocalyptic gladiator, a victim of his own personal darkness. But on receiving a death threat, Ben suspects the truth of actor Oliver Whitestone’s suicide. Someone doesn’t want this movie made. It’s fortunate for Ben, therefore, that dissonance is a state of unrest, a longing for completion. As if Nikolas would stay at home in disgrace while Ben Rider-Mikkelsen becomes the target of a crazed stalker…

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fourstars

So while I really liked/loved every book in this series this one just fell a little flat for me.

You get to see more of Nikolas and Ben which I really loved but everything else was just okay I guess..
There really was not much going on in this book besides someone going after Ben when he starts playing a part in a movie, which resolved kind of quickly where you just can’t help thinking that was it….

You do get Ben and Nikolas who have their arguments, but they are also still growing as a couple. Of course I do not want to forget about the steam between these two men, which was so damn hot! There was also some action and angst in this book along with secrets. You also see some of the characters from the previous books in this series too.

Overall I did like this book, but it just did not grab me as much as the previous books had.

So I will leave this review with… I liked this book and would recommend this series!

Kara

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Two 4 Stars for Forsaken by Laydin Michaels #FF #Crime

1.5

Title: Forsaken
Author Name & Publisher: Laydin Michaels (Bold Strokes Books)
Publication Date & Length: December 15, 2015 – 240 pgs

Synopsis

Blake Campbell has always struggled with anxiety and leads an isolated life. When she rents a beach house with her best friend, the last thing she expects is murder. Her connection to Lindsay Duvall forces her to confront her lifelong issues.

Lindsay Duvall has one goal, to be a Texas Ranger. She has worked hard for it and has never let anything get in her way. But when Blake Campbell falls into her life, she shakes Lindsay’s carefully constructed foundations.

Will the hunt for this killer be the catalyst that brings Blake out of her shell and alters Lindsay’s plans for the future? Or will the moment, and the killer, escape them?

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FourStars

Shy, anxious Blake finds socialising very difficult but her friend Krystal does all she can to get her out and about.  They meet State Trooper, Lindsay, at a club and all hit it off immediately.  Blake and Lindsay are attracted to each other and Blake overcomes her social anxiety and agrees to a date.  Tragedy strikes the group of friends though when a vicious murder takes place.
The story develops at a great pace, with just the right amount of tension.  Lindsay wants to become a Texas Ranger and being involved in the case could help her to her goal.  As she becomes involved withy Blake her priorities begin to change, and she realises that career isn’t everything.  Her internal conflict is clear for all to see.
Blake is certainly put through the mill – will it be too much for her or will she find resources she didn’t know she had? I enjoyed reading about their relationship and it was inter-woven well with the increasingly disturbing and tension-filled murder case.
I would recommend this book and can see further developments for these characters, should the author decide to write another instalment.

Kitty Kat

fourstars

This was an interesting read, and I truly enjoyed it, but I wonder if it could have been just that little bit better if the focus hadn’t been so split. The book starts out like a contemporary romance, and it starts out sweet and makes you like the two main characters, and root for their budding romance. Then we get sucked in to this serial killer’s mind, and the book totally takes a turn. I will say that Michaels surprised me several times – in a good way – with the plot turns and twists. What I thought was going to happen was never what happened, and I liked that. Usually in a romantic suspense novel, the romance part takes more of a lower priority than the action. In this book, they’re more equal than I’m used to seeing. I think it’s because usually both characters are involved in the suspense part together for a longer time, but that wasn’t as possible in this story, so we have more scenes of the romance than you would usually see. Anyway, what I’m trying to say, rather poorly, is that if the book focused more on being either a suspense novel, or a romance novel, it wouldn’t feel so strangely like there were two books in one.

Regardless, I liked the plot. I liked the characters. And I liked the fact that it wasn’t predictable. I’ll definitely be looking for more by this author in the future.

Amy P.

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5 Stars for This Other Country (More Heat than the Sun #4) by John Wilshire #MM #Dark @JohnWiltshireNZ @MLRPress

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Title: This Other Country (More Heat Than the Sun #4)
Author Name & Publisher: John Wilshire (MLR Press)
Publication Date & Length: November 22, 2014 – 298 pgs

Synopsis

Nikolas is the sanest, straightest, person he knows, so can anyone tell him, why he’s on a gay therapy course?

Nikolas Mikkelsen could make a very long list of unpleasant things he’s endured in his life. Then order it from ‘nearly killed me’ to ‘extremely horrific and don’t want to do again’. And what did it say about his forty-five years that being hit by a tsunami would be a considerable way down this list? But nothing, not torture, imprisonment, nor starvation has prepared him for what he now has to endure for Ben Rider’s sake-attendance on a residential, gay therapy course. At least he has a new contender for the top spot on his ‘my awful life’ list.

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FiveStars

This book was another really good addition to this series!

Warning this is a dark romance book and there are some parts of this book that may be hard for some to read.

In this book Nikola and Ben must go to a gay counseling seminar undercover to help their friend. There were funny moments with the banter between these two men then there were harder moments with what Ben goes through.

Now I have to say I really do not like Kate now and I honestly did not feel like that situation was handled right because it felt like she got off with a slap on the hand when she knew what she did was wrong. Now I will not say what happened because that would be a spoiler but I will say it was really messed up and wrong.

Other than that part I really loved this book and what this author did with this story! There was action which has you on the edge of your seat and so much steam between these two men.

So all together I loved this book besides that one part which still is driving me nuts that happened lol.
I would recommend this book!

Kara

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5 Stars for The Bridge of Silver Wings (More Heat than the Sun #3) by John Wilshire #MM #Dark @JohnWiltshireNZ @MLRPress

1.5

Title: The Bridge of Silver Wings (More Heat Than the Sun #3)
Author Name & Publisher: John Wilshire (MLR Press)
Publication Date & Length: August 22, 2014 – 290 pgs

Synopsis

Ben discovers the truth of the old adage ‘be careful what you wish for’. Nikolas has exorcised his demons, but when they end up stranded in Russia, the monster inside needs to be let loose. Siberia in winter isn’t a place for good men. There is nothing Nikolas won’t do to keep Ben alive. Home again, Nikolas then faces an enemy he can’t defeat: Ben Rider himself. Discovering a new family, Ben realises he’s been living too long in the shadows cast by Nikolas’s all-consuming love. For the first time, life apart from Nikolas is possible. Is Nikolas strong enough to let Ben go?

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FiveStars

This book was such a awesome addition to this series!
Warning this is a dark romance book and there are some parts of this book that may be hard some to read.

With this book we get more of Nikola and Ben as they closer to one another. Nikola must go to Russia and Ben wants to go with him.. Well lets just say after that this book went from really good to amazing!!!!

They encounter some very messed up men and lets just say Nikola must bring out the part himself he has thought he would never have to use again. These two men have to fight for their life in this book.

This author did a amazing job with this story and these characters in this book. We learn so much about Nikola and Ben in this book. You see how much Nikola cares for Ben and how much Ben cares for Nikola even though there at the end what Ben does with “not saying and giving away any spoilers” really irritated me and made me doubt Ben’s feelings for Nikola.

So all together I really loved this book!
I would recommend this book!

Kara

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5 Stars for Conscious Decisions of the Heart (More Heat than the Sun #2) by John Wilshire #MM #Dark @JohnWiltshireNZ @MLRPress

1.5

Title: Conscious Decisions of the Heart (More Heat Than the Sun #2)
Author Name & Publisher: John Wilshire (MLR Press)
Publication Date & Length: July 8, 2014 – 314 pgs

Synopsis

Ben Rider and Nikolas Mikkelsen learn that danger comes in all shapes and sizes and often in places you least expect it.

Nikolas’s dark past calls to him, inexorably dragging him back into its seductive embrace. While he goes on an errand of mercy to Russia, Ben travels to Denmark to learn Nikolas’s language. Convinced Russia’s vastness will swallow Nikolas, Ben doesn’t see the enemy much closer to home. Thinking he has lost Nikolas, Ben then makes a terrible decision that threatens to destroy everything they have together. Focused on this very personal horror, bound by a new level of commitment, they have no idea that a greater threat is coming. And when it arrives, it changes everything—even the definition of commitment.

Warning: This story contains the violent death of a minor character and some graphic violence.

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FiveStars

This book was such a good addition to this series!

With this book we get more of Nikola and Ben as they closer to each other while at the same time we learn more about Nikola and what causes the darkness within himself. Now Nikola is very dark and scary which I don’t blame him after everything that happened to him in his life. It was very hard reading parts of this so here is a warning that some parts of this book are dark and may be hard for some to read I know it was for me..

Everything Nikola went through was horrible and what he had to do there are just no words.. I felt like Ben really being there with him brings something out in Nikola maybe something good? Which helps Nikola with the dark inside.

Nikola must go on a trip which leaves Ben on his own. Ben decides to go to where Nikola is from and learn Danish. There was so much action and on the edge of your seat moments in this book. This author grabbed me from the start and I could not put this book down until the end.

I loved the way this author wrote these characters with Nikola’s dark, scary personality which draws you in wanting to learn more about him to Ben’s light, loving personality but also the dark inside of him too.

All together I really loved this book and can not wait to read the next one in this series!
I would recommend this book!

Kara

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4 Stars for Dragon’s Treasure by Qaida Harte #MM #Paranormal @Qaida_Harte

1.5

Title: Dragon’s Treasure
Author Name & Publisher: Qaida Harte (Dreamspinner Press)
Publication Date & Length: December 28, 2015 – 200 pgs

Synopsis

College student Ahndrai has the ill fortune of falling into the grasp of an attractive, sadistic vampire. He encounters Eita, a vampire who lusts for Ahndrai s sweet blood and tears apart his world. Eita proves that every myth and legend ever written is only too real, and they are far darker than portrayed in any story.

Ahndrai must face a host of monsters that Eita allows to attack and kill him. Each time Ahndrai dies, Eita revives him so he can continue to feed off him. Ahndrai believes that every creature is as cruel and unforgiving as Eita. Then Nakiirn, a dragon prince, rescues Ahndrai. But even after Ahndrai overcomes his fears and falls in love with Nakiirn, they must both contend with Eita s cruelty again before the vampire succeeds in claiming Ahndrai once more. “

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FourStars

So I want to start of this review by saying some parts of this book might be hard for some to read, I know it was for me so I just wanted to give a warning.

Okay I absolutely love dragon shifters and I have to say the way the author wrote these shifters in this book was awesome! Love the way that Nakiirn was so protective of Ahndrai who was his treasure.
Now it does go into a lot of detail on what happens to Ahndrai which I will be honest and say it was really hard to read and I felt so bad for him to have been tortured like that for so long and not only by the vampire but by other evil creatures too it was just so horrible.

I really liked these two men together though and loved the way this author wrote these characters. There was some action in this book and some steam too between these two men. I do not want to go to much into this book and give away any spoilers so I will leave this review with… I really liked this book!

Kara

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3 Stars for Give Yourself Away by Barbara Elsborg #MM #Abuse

1.5

Title: Give Yourself Away
Author Name & Publisher: Barbara Elsborg (Samhain)
Publication Date & Length:Febrary 9, 2016 – 284 pgs

Synopsis

One guy intent on caution. One an adrenaline junkie. Love could be one risk too many.

March is determined to lose the numbness that accompanies a history of loss and blame. Desperate to feel something—anything—the adrenaline junkie base jumps off cliffs, soars on hang gliders, and embarks on dangerous sea-borne rescue missions. But any release he feels is fleeting, and when you play Russian roulette with fate, eventually you come crashing down.

No matter how hard Caleb tries to forget his past, a dark shadow is always behind him. When a bizarre turn of events results in him being trapped in a sea cave, Caleb wonders how his mantra—safety at all costs—could have failed him. On the point of drowning, he’s stunned when March surfaces in the cave.

March’s disregard for the rules saves Caleb’s life but gets March into a heap of trouble. Not least of which is the guy shivering in the boat next to him. March tries to ignore Caleb but it’s already too late. Together, they take small, awkward steps toward love. But Caleb’s past is waiting to sink in its claws…and this time, it could drag him to his death.

Warning: This book contains difficult flashbacks of child abduction and sexual violence, but also the incredible perseverance of two men who never give up on love—or each other. Bring your tissues and a heart that believes in the resilience of the human spirit.

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ThreeStar

o I will start of this review with a warning… There are parts in this book that will be hard for some to read in this book, I know they were very hard for me and some that I just could not read.

Okay well this book I just do not know how to explain exactly how I felt about this book… So I will try without giving away too many spoilers. The first part of this book was just ugh I cried so much for these boys. Then there was the second part of this book which I have to be honest and say was just way to much for me. I guess there is drama and then there is just way to much where you reach the point in a book that is becomes unbelievable and sadly a little annoying.

Now I really did like Caleb’s character and I did feel so bad for these two men. But I have to be honest and say even though I really do like dark novels, this one was just way to much for me and I am sad to say this book was just not for me…

Kara

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4 Stars for Love is a Stranger (More Heat Than the Sun #1) by John Wiltshire #MM #Dark @JohnWiltshireNZ

1.5

Title: Love is a Stranger (More Heat Than the Sun #1)
Author Name & Publisher: John Wiltshire (MLR Press)
Publication Date & Length: May 16, 2014 – 257 pgs

Synopsis

How do you love someone who exists entirely in the shadows? How do you love a man who describes himself as dead? How do you get that ghost to love you back? Ex-SAS soldier Ben Rider falls in love with his enigmatic married boss Sir Nikolas Mikkelsen, but Nikolas is living a lie. A lie so profound that when the shadows are lifted, Ben realises he’s in love with a very dangerous stranger. Ben has to choose between Nikolas and safety, but sometimes danger comes in a very seductive package.

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FourStars

While I did find this story very steamy it was just too short for me to be able to like the three of them together..

With this story we get Neill a Fae who escapes for one night after he finds out his mother is planning on having him marry. He meets Luca and Jovan who are lion shifters that are mates looking for their third.

There was steam with this short story which I really did like and I also really liked the authors pretense of this story. I would have just liked to have seen them together a little more than I got to so I could feel like they made a good ménage.

So all together I really did like this story, there was just not enough of the three of them together for me to believe they fit well as mates.

All together I really liked this book!
I would recommend this book!

Kara

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New Release: THREE 5 and 4 Stars for Haven’s Creed by Parker Williams (AUTHOR INTERVIEW) #Thriller #Dark @ParkerWAuthor

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Title: Haven’s Creed
Author Name: Parker Williams
Publication Date & Length: December 14, 2015 – 95, 000 Words

Synopsis

An act of violence destroys his family and ends the life he knows. To escape his haunted past, he joins the military, where, as a sniper, he is trained to kill with precision and detachment. When a covert organization offers him a new purpose, he becomes Haven, an operative devoted to protecting the innocent when he can and avenging them when he cannot.

After ten years of battling the evil in the world, the life no longer holds the attraction or meaning it once had, and he’s ready to walk away. Then he meets Samuel, a young man forced from the age of twelve to work as a sex slave. If ever a man had a need for Haven, it is this one.

Yet nothing about this growing relationship is one-sided. Sammy gives Haven a stability he’s never known, and Haven becomes the rock upon which Sammy knows he can depend.

When Sammy reveals something about the enemy Haven has been hunting for months, Sammy fears it will destroy what they’ve built and he’ll lose his home in Haven’s heart.

Warning: This book contains violent and dark scenes

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FiveStars

Loved the premise of this story because to have hero who saves the innocent and gets rid of the monster who would hurt them! Yes some of this story might be hard for some to read I know there were parts that were for me.

Haven was such a strong character after everything he had been through to go and protect the innocent and take out the monsters who were hurting them.
I felt so bad for everything Sammy had been through and who put him through everything was such a horrible person ugh I just can’t even tell you how hard it is to read about someone like that who you are supposed to be able to trust doing something like that.

The way the power switched between these two MC’s was also very interesting and made this story all the much more awesome! You rarely see that in a book and I thought the way this author handled it was very good!
This story was so painful because the fact of everything that had happened to these innocents to get to the point wereHaven would hunt the monsters and also beautiful with the way that Sammy and Haven grew together.

All together I really loved this book!
I would recommend this book!

Kara

FiveStars

If I could give this book 10 stars I would. I loved it. It held my attention the entire time and had me craving for more. Haven had a horrible childhood, he had to do things no child should have. Joining the military he quickly moved up the ranks and became a sniper, which led to a job offer of a lifetime. As everyone knows you eventually lose interest in your job, no matter how much you love it. This goes for assassins as well. When a Haven meets Samuel both of their lives are changed forever. Their relationship was beautiful to watch unfold. This books story line was the main focus; there wasn’t sex on every other page to pad the story. The plot was good and kept the reader interested and on the edge of their seats the entire time. I loved Haven, Sammy, Kelly and even Rook. Great book, highly recommend.

~Angie

FourStars

I really enjoyed this story.  Haven is an ex-military sniper who fights the good fight.  He tried to protect the innocent and punish the evil in the world.  The secondary characters in his life, Kelly and Rook allow him to have some semblance of a family.  I loved how the story developed around Haven and his internal conflict.

Then you have Sammy.  He is a victim who Haven desperately wants to protect and avenge.  Despite being a victim of abuse, Sammy’s soul and heart are strong.  Sammy has the courage, bite and sass to not only keep Havengrounded, but put Kelly and Rook in their places too.

The dynamic in this story is intense, the power exchanges even more so.  However, it doesn’t take away from the story in the way that I thought that it would.  I did have a more difficult time with Sammy’s character – how open and nonchalant he is about his abuse.  But, other than that, I really enjoyed the story.

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FiveStars

Triggers: Rape, Murder, Sex Trafficking, Sex Abuse

I didn’t realize until I began reading this book who the author was. When I realized that this author co-wrote some of the Collars & Cuffs series with KC Wells I started to get excited as I love that series. This is definitely a dark read. It has rape, murder, and sex abuse just to name a few.

Even though I don’t agree with murder in any form I could see the point of the (what I’ll call heroes) we’re trying to accomplish. The author clearly has a gift to bring this type of story and make you believe that someone who was held captive and made into a sex slave for years could come out of this type of situation and become as easily as Sammy did. I loved Haven from the beginning and when Sammy came into the story I fell in love with him too. As I began to read this book I quickly realized that this would be a book that would be hard to put down.

I loved how the author shows us that anyone can learn how to love. It was clear that Haven thought he could love have the horror as what he had been through as a teenager. This was a great book and I highly recommend it.

~Lynn

Excerpt

When I was fifteen, I killed my first man. Every time Arnie, the guy my mother was shacking up with at the time, drank, he got it into his head she was cheating on him. He’d start slapping her, and that turned into full-fledged beating within a few months. When he was done, he’d start on my sister.

There were nights she’d crawl into bed with me, sobbing. For the longest of times, she wouldn’t tell me what happened, but when I found blood on her pajamas, I knew. I’d tried to stand up to him, but he beat me badly enough that I couldn’t go to school for two weeks until the bruises faded. But I got off lucky. The things he did to Chrissy gave me nightmares. I’d hear her cry out and knew there was nothing I could do but hide in my bed, my pillow covering my head. He was bigger, meaner, and stronger than me, and he reminded me of that fact constantly.

The old lady never said boo about it. She always forgave him and tried to justify what he did by telling me how much stress he was under. How he was a good man and didn’t mean it. It was just the drinking, she swore. It was more like he was a bastard and she was his meal ticket.

I came home one night and found him whaling on her, my sister’s body crumpled in a heap, her head smashed in. The son of a bitch had a gun in his hand, slick with blood, and he threatened to kill them both, screaming he wouldn’t let her leave. She slapped him. It wasn’t hard, but it shocked him enough that he dropped the gun. I picked it up. He sneered at me and called me a weak-willed fag.

I looked at the gun I held in my hand. The instrument of my revenge. The means to saving my sister.

“Give me the gun, you fuck. It’s not a dick, you wouldn’t know what to do with it.”

The bullet I put in his forehead showed him how wrong he was. He lay on the floor, blood bubbling from the wound, and his eyes locked on mine as he took his last breath. I wanted that fucker to know it was the weak-willed fag who had done this to him.

AuthorInterview

  • Can you describe in detail what your writing environment is like?

Messy. I have my desktop in front of me, my laptop to my left, and my iPad to my right. This brings with it the normal collection of cords and plugs that crisscross my table.

 

In the winter months I also have a heater on the table, because it gets damn cold in this house.

 

  • Is there one of your characters that you relate to (from any of your works)? Why?

I want to be like Benny Peters from Pitch. He’s a good guy who is very protective of his friends and family. There isn’t anything Benny wouldn’t do for someone he cares about.

 

  • If you couldn’t be an author, what would you do instead?

For 28 years I was a server at a hotel in Milwaukee. I liked my job, and would probably still be doing it.

 

  • Is there anything that you learned during the writing process that you wish you had known before hand?

For a while, I had a huge problem with show vs tell. Even today, I still have some issues with it.

 

  • Is there anything that you wish you could change about your book now that it is out?

So far, no. I’m actually pretty happy with how it turned out.

 

  • How do you come up with new ideas for your story?

New ideas can be found anywhere you look. See that guy glancing over at that man? He’s wishing he had the nerve to ask him out. He sees him every day when he picks up a Reuben sandwich from the street corner vendor. He’s always incredibly friendly to everyone he meets, and the thing that turns the guy on is the smile and laugh that seems to follow the man wherever he goes.

 

 

  • What’s next for you as a writer?

Wait. Next? What do you mean next? I have to keep going?

Right now K.C. Wells and I are working on the final book for the Collars & Cuffs series. It’s called ‘Endings and Beginnings’, and will bring all the threads of the family at the club together for a story that impacts so many of them.

 

  • Where do you live? Do you think this influences how or what you write?

I live in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, land of cheese curds and cow farts. Yes, it does impact my stories as a lot of what I write takes place in and around the city. In fact, when I did Pitch and Wet Paint, the places that Taylor, Jackson, Benny, and Addy go are places I’ve gone or worked. (Babe’s Ice Cream is a real place, with amazing vegan shakes, there is a restaurant called Classic Slice that does a really good vegan pizza and breadsticks, and the Pfister Hotel is where I used to work.)

 

 

  • What is your favorite genre outside of the one you write in? Why?

I don’t really know that I write in a specific genre. I’ve done stories about young love, and having to grow up after a tragedy (500 Miles), about a hurricane and the devastation it can cause (and I got a lot of people upset with what I did in that book), BDSM with K.C. Wells….well, we WROTE BDSM, we never practiced it together, and now Haven, an assassin who does some really bad things for some very good reasons. I don’t really want to do just one genre, because I think it limits what the characters can teach me. Overall, though, my very favorite genre is shifters. I do love me an Alpha male.

 

  • Do you have any vices? Shoes, coffee, shopping…etc?

I play two online games—both Marvel universe—and that’s my big vice. I’m really glad I have an understanding husband, because he lets me do what I want (within reason).

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