Aug 30, 2018
#MFRWauthor Kryssie Fortune writes the sort of hot sexy books she loves to read. Her paranormal heroes are muscular werewolves, arrogant Fae, or BDSM loving dragons.
Kryssie likes her contemporary heroes ex-military and dominant. Her heroines are kick ass females who can hold their own against whatever life - or Kryssie - throws at them.
Kryssie hates are unhappy or cliff hanger endings.
Her books are all standalone even when part of series. Plot always comes before sex, but when her heroines and heroes get together, the sex is explosive and explicit. One review called it downright sensual.
His Innocent Bride
Genre Regency Spanking Romance
Publisher Stormy Night Publications
Consummating her marriage shouldn’t be so hard.
Raised in a dour religious sect, Alethea Allerton dreams of dancing, laughter, and love. She fell for the Earl of Deanswood within five minutes of meeting him. They married by special license a week later, but he’d rather spend time with his mistress than bed his wife.
Alethea has no idea how to seduce her husband. Desperate, she visits a house of ill-repute and hires a tutor. He agrees to meet all the costs as long as she remains blindfold throughout their lessons.
The Earl of Deanswood, a Waterloo veteran, wed Alethea to father an heir. He steps in as her tutor but he teaches her as much about spanking as sex. Only someone wants Alethea dead.
Thirteen Facts About the Regency Period
1. Want a bit of fresh air to your privates? Then you’re in luck. Fashionable ladies went commando, wearing nothing but corsets and a thin slip beneath their gowns. No panties!
2. Ever joined a fan club? Ladies wore cameo lockets of Lord Byron after his poem Childe Harold made him a literary superstar.
3. Fancy a bit of stale bread? Food shortages due to the conflict in Europe meant bread was in short supply. Parliament briefly banned the sale of fresh bread. Bakers could only sell day old loaves. Not only did stale bread make people 20% fuller, but the poor turned to other staples to fill their bellies.
4. Parmesan ice cream anyone? Gunthers, a fashionable ice cream parlour’s top selling flavour was parmesan. Yech! Ice was either stored in ice houses or imported to ensure a year long supply.
5. Steal a chef from your greatest enemy? Why not? The Prince Regent employed the first celebrity chef - Marie-Antoine Carême who had previously worked for Napoleon Bonaparte
6. To boldly go where no woman has gone before. St. James Street in London was off limit to ladies. This street housed gentlemen’s clubs. Any woman walking down St James would have been a prostitute.
7. Flash a bit of flesh? If you’re a woman? It’s allowed. Ladies could show their ankles. Some portraits show skirts just below the calf. Considering they wore flat shoes, this made sense, especially when dancing.
8. Most doctors learned on the job. There was no medical school or standard training. Physicians were so expensive; most people would consult an apothecary first.
9. Giving birth? Don’t call the doctor. Doctors and childbirth didn’t mix. Only midwives attended women when they gave birth.
10. Wait for it. Couldn’t get your wife off? It’s not your fault. Women were known not to enjoy or desire sex. Or maybe - just maybe – you should work on your technique.
11. The cure for hysteria? Give a woman a paroxysm—which is another term for an orgasm. See, us women can sneak in our sensual treats whatever the menfolk think.
12. Fingers or dildoes? Some doctors treated so many hysterical women they made weekly house calls. They even had dildoes made to save their aching fingers.
13. Fed up with your wife? Sell her. Newspapers reported on wife selling—especially among the lower classes about once a year.
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Aug 2, 2018
Born in Virginia, #MFRWauthor Brenda Sparks now resides in the Sunshine State. Balancing her professional commitment to the local school district with her writing is challenging at times, but writing suspenseful paranormal romances is a passion that won’t be denied. Her idea of a perfect day is one spent in front of a computer with a hot cup of coffee, her fingers flying over the keys to send her characters off on their latest adventure. Brenda loves to connect with readers. Please visit her online or stop by her website to say hi.
Genre - Paranormal
Publisher - The Wild Rose Press
How strong is the blood that binds? Tatiana Bolovich is a beautiful femme fatale with a haunting history. Having recently discovered the brutish Demetri Romanoff is her heartmate, she spent the past year avoiding him, but the Fates have other plans.
Demetri commands every situation. A strong, valiant warrior he’s used to being in control, that is until he is kidnapped by demons. Forced to endure unspeakable experiments at the hands of his enemy, the Alpha discovers just how out of control life can get.
Summoned by the Alpha Council, Tatiana grudgingly helps track Demetri down, promising herself that she will disappear from his life forever once the job is done. But matters of the heart are not so easily ignored. Will she give him a chance to prove himself, or will she deny her nature and slip away into the night?
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13 Tips and Ideas to keep the Romance Alive
1) Text a picture to your sweetheart of you signing I love you
2) Start and end each day with a kiss and an I love you
3) Leave a love note in the car for your partner to find
4) On Valentine’s Day buy extra lovey-dovey cards and save them for a day when your partner needs a pick-me-up
5) Buy flowers when it isn’t a special occasion
6) Send your honey a link to a romantic song
8) Give your sweetie an unexpected compliment
9) Focus on your significant other. Putting the phone down or pausing the TV so you can talk speaks volumes about how much you care.
10) Give an unexpected Red Light Kiss the next time you are stopped at a traffic light
11) Replace the tags of chocolate Hershey’s kisses with your own personalized little love tags.
12) Making eggs, toast, or pancakes for breakfast? Cut them into the shape of hearts
13) Create an I’m-Thinking-Of-You gift basket filled with your sweetheart’s favorite candy or goodies to heat up the bedroom
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