His Sapphire by Maggie Chase

Judge Gerard Hobson believes Brimstone is his but the town refuses to bend to his will. Now someone’s spreading rumors that he murdered a whore. He’s lost control of his life. And although he’s never visited a brothel before, he finds himself in the Jeweled Ladies, making the acquaintance of Miss Sapphire Bleu in a desperate bid to hold onto his sanity.

As Sapphire, Sadie knows the judge’s type. He longs to be in control—and she longs to surrender it. But Gerard is afraid of hurting her—and more afraid of what he might become if he gives into his desires. Can Sadie show him there’s nothing to fear from a little pain?
The Jeweled Ladies series by Maggie Chase will delight fans of historical westerns by Victoria Dahl, Molly O’Keefe and Vanessa Vale.

“Interested in some sexy stories set in the American West? His Topaz, Their Emerald and Her Ebony will fit the bill. I look forward to seeing what Maggie Chase writes next.” – Jennifer Porter, Romance Novel News

“Sadie has the opportunity to help Judge Hobson control his desires by learning to dominate properly. She can teach him how to be the lover she needs, and he can finally master his desires without the fear of hurting someone or being called a deviant. It’s a win-win!” — Goodreads reviewer Mary Dieterich

Targeted Audience: Romance readers

Author Bio:
Who is Maggie Chase? Writer, reader, crafter—Maggie has told a lot of different stories a lot of different ways, but the Jeweled Ladies series marks her first foray into historical western erotica. Maggie passionately believe that every single person deserves their own happily-ever-after and her stories reflect that hope on the page. Sign up for her new-release newsletter at http://bit.ly/maggiechasenews to get the latest on her sexy cowboys, Jeweled Ladies and tough lawmen!

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I read Victoria Dahl's Harlot and I loved it–but I wished there'd been more harlots! I started thinking about all the ways soiled doves were loved and hated back in the Old West, and how they held a particular position of power outside of the normal avenues of female empowerment and suddenly, I had a full-fledged series about the finest brothel west of the Mississippi–the Jeweled Ladies! His Sapphire is the 4th book in the series. Judge Gerard Hobson had been the nemesis in the first three books and he's a hard, controlling man. But he's hiding a deep secret–his need for control is almost overwhelming. It's only when he meets Miss Sapphire Bleu that he finds there's a woman who's not only not afraid of him and his darkness, but she embraces it–and him. It seemed only natural that a man who's controlled his desires for so long would have to be instructed on how to actually dominate a woman, so His Sapphire is the story of Judge Hobson learning how to dominate a very, very willing sub.

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Legacy of Darkness by Jane Godman

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It is 1837 and the young Queen Victoria has just ascended the English throne.
Orphaned and penniless after her father’s death in India, Lucy Alleyne is forced to accept a post as companion to an elderly lady until a distant relative spirits her away to Castle Athal on the Cornish coast. But Lucy’s initial gratitude at Lady Demelza Jago’s benevolence soon gives way to unease.
The ancient Cornish castle, known locally as Tenebris, is a dark monument to the family’s history and secrets. Within its embrace Lucy is drawn into friendship with Tynan Jago. The young Earl of Athal is handsome and poetic yet tortured, like his father before him. Tynan is utterly different from his uncle, Uther, whose seductive, leonine power radiates from his every word and gesture.
Between them the two Jago men have innocent Lucy enthralled—mind, body and soul. If she remains within the bloodstained castle walls, with their history of ill-starred passion and madness, a mere broken heart will seem a blessing.

Targeted Audience: 21-50

Author Bio:
Jane Godman writes in a variety of genre. Many of her stories are heavily tinged with the supernatural and elements of horror, with haunted characters tormented by dark secrets.
The Jago Legacy Series, her gothic romances, are love stories with a dash of horror and a creepily ever after. Her dark erotic romantic suspense books, The Cunning Prophet Series feature supernatural elements and a charismatic, obsessive villain. Jane also writes steamy historical romance for Samhain Publishing and is working on a three book series for Harlequin in their Nocturne (paranormal) line.
Oh, and let’s not forget the Young Adult horror novella she has coming out later in the year with MuseItUp Publishing!
Jane loves to hear from readers and can be contacted at:
Twitter: @JaneGodman
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jane-Godman-Author/

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
Why do I love reading and writing gothic romance?
Gothic romance is a melodramatic style of writing that originated in 18th century England in the tortured imaginations of writers including Horace Walpole and Ann Radcliffe. Soaring castles, dark dungeons, ghosts, murderers, eerie secrets, kidnap, incest, rattling chains, mad monks…some, or all, of the above feature in the best examples of the genre.
Many of the plots of later gothic romances followed a similar theme to the classics such as Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca or Charlotte Bronte’s Jane Eyre. A young woman who is all alone in the world goes to live in a creepy old house owned by a mysterious man with dark secrets. Once she gets there she is terrorised by a series of unexplained events, and must find the courage to solve the mystery, usually discovering that the man who appears to want to harm her is, in reality, a damaged soul who she can save with her love.
Reading, and writing, in the gothic style allows us an outlet for our darkest imaginings. From the safety of our armchair, we can accompany the gothic heroine as, clad in a clinging white nightdress, with only a single candle to light her way, she climbs the creaking stairs to discover just what those strange noises in the attic actually are.
In the best gothics, a sense of menace pervades each part of the story, because every character has secrets. We suspect them all. Our heroine’s life is constantly in danger, yet she has to stay in the crumbling mansion or spooky castle. She must find out who is trying to kill her young charge or uncover the mystery of the first wife who haunts her marital home.
The more of the story she unravels, the greater the tension. The hero behaves in a strange and often churlish manner and we are repeatedly invited to question his motives. He has dark secrets, yet our heroine, who we have come to love, is irresistibly drawn to him. Can she/we have got him all wrong?
There was a lot I could not understand about him, but that air of mystery about him enthralled me. There were times when he talked freely about himself, but even at such times I had the impression he was holding back something, some dark secret perhaps, or something he did not entirely understand himself. Catherine, the heroine in Victoria Holt’s Kirkland Revels
One of the best things about a well written gothic is the atmosphere. Picture our heroine in her flimsy gown, nervous but determined as she enters the forbidden abandoned wing, or tiptoes down the stairs to the dungeons, climbs the ladder to the attic full of cobwebs and moth-eaten furnishings, running from the house in terror toward the clifftop… We’ve all seen those scenes in horror films. We’ve all shouted at the screen “Don’t go into the attic!” and shivered with a combination of pleasure and terror when our heroine ignores us.
Gothic romances have been crying out for a revival. Our heroine was due an injection of feistiness. The gender tables had to be turned. The sensuality that was hinted at by Victoria Holt, Mary Stewart, Barbara Michaels and their contemporaries needed to be made explicit.
The ‘New Gothics’ had to happen.

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Echoes in the Darkness by Jane Godman

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In the artistic circles of 1860s Paris she is known as the Divine Dita, Montmartre’s most sought-after nude model. But now she’s not so much striking a pose as playing a role, as fiancée to the next Earl of Athal. The charade is a favor to Dita’s best friend, Eddie Jago, a dissolute painter, and the aforementioned heir. As deceptions go, it is innocent compared with what is to come.
On the grim Cornish coast, from the ashes of a ruined castle rises the Jagos’ sumptuous new manor house. The fresh-hewn stone, however, cannot absorb the blood of centuries or quiet the echoes of past crimes. Dita struggles to decipher the Jago family. There is Tynan, the kindly Earl, Lucia, his capable wife, handsome, volatile Eddie and sweet, sheltered sister Eleanor. Then there is Cad, the handsome second son whose reputation is impeccable in business, but scandalous in everything else.
Drawn by friendship, ensnared by lust, Dita uncovers a sordid tangle of murder, desire and madness. It will lay her bare as no portraitist has done before.

Targeted Audience: 21-50

Author Bio:
Jane Godman writes in a variety of genre. Many of her stories are heavily tinged with the supernatural and elements of horror, with haunted characters tormented by dark secrets.
The Jago Legacy Series, her gothic romances, are love stories with a dash of horror and a creepily ever after. Her dark erotic romantic suspense books, The Cunning Prophet Series feature supernatural elements and a charismatic, obsessive villain. Jane also writes steamy historical romance for Samhain Publishing and is working on a three book series for Harlequin in their Nocturne (paranormal) line.
Oh, and let’s not forget the Young Adult horror novella she has coming out later in the year with MuseItUp Publishing!

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
This book is the sequel to Legacy of Darkness and is the second book in The Jago Legacy Series. Set in a brooding cliff top castle, the characters are a family with dark secrets and smouldering passions. I love writing Gothic romances which feature the supernatural, without being a paranormal romance, and high sensuality, without being an erotic romance. I like to call it romance with a dash of horror!

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Their First Kiss by Elanna Reese

Their-First-Kiss-LowWhen Aurelia’s mother dies, the servants and slaves try to raise the daughter of the Imperial Legate, but she is too unruly, too stubborn, and too undisciplined. In a fit of frustration, the Imperial Legate brings his daughter to live in the military camp with his soldiers.

Aurelia grows up into a strong an willful woman under the watchful eye of her bodyguard, handpicked by the Legate. Marcus is her protector, her confidante, and her friend. He’s also her first love, and she plans on making him her first lover as well.

But Marcus makes it clear to Aurelia that everything will be according to his terms. She willing accepts his demands, though she doesn’t always obey him. Even though the consequences of disobedience may be punishing, Aurelia wouldn’t change a thing.

Targeted Audience: Over 21

Author Bio:
Elanna Reese writes erotic fiction that might push some of the more traditional boundaries. Strong submissive women who willfully choose to spend time with firm dominant men are her favorite heroines. Alpha males who realize that they want more than just the docile woman without a spine are her favorite heroes. As long as there’s an eventual happy ending and everything is safe, sane, and explicitly consensual (seriously, consent is sexy), she’ll write about it.

When not writing, Elanna usually tries to convince herself that she should go running, but normally caves in the luxury of reading some of the fabulous erotica available from Amazon on her kindle and drinking coffee – lots and lots of coffee.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I took Latin and though it’s a language that is normally translated, I can speak it. I love the language, I especially love that they have different words for sex depending on who is doing what to whom. I love that so many of the words we use for parts of our body our Latin. Labia is a Latin word and so is penis. So I started thinking that it would be fun to write some erotica that used Latin.

And that’s what started me writing the story about Aurelia and Marcus.

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Balance in Chaos by Lilith K. Duat

BiC_Cover_Kindle2Discordia is chaos incarnate and while Greece invades Egypt, the African sands are hers to turn bloody. When Anup, stoic judge of the dead, tries to plead with her to leave his lands in peace, her fires burn brighter until he finds a solution; transform her bloodlust to proper lust.

Soon, Discordia begins to crave Anup’s touch, finding it brings a thrill that chaos cannot provide. As the two continue their forbidden engagements, Discordia gradually comes to realize Anup believes she can be more than just destruction and a puppet to war. Inspired by Anup’s faith in her, Discordia begins to feel more than just hunger for the Egyptian jackal god and is willing to change everything to be his…

BALANCE IN CHAOS is an erotic romance tale steeped in the worlds of ancient mythology. Reader discretion advised.

Targeted Audience: Adult, mature readers

Author Bio:
Lilith K. Duat is a female in possession of the male gaze and a filthy mind.

She has recently found her love for erotica and relishes in reading the hottest she can find and writing out her fantasies.

She has a tendency to drag others along for the ride. She prefers her fantasies over her realities.

She can be found at http://brokenwingsmedia.com

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
We”re both big fans of ancient mythology. And we found the idea sexy.

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Moon Chosen #1 (BBW Werewolf / Shifter Romance) by Mac Flynn

moon1Twelve kidnapped young women, a lonely island, and a hauntingly sensual curse.

A young woman named Sophie finds herself among the twelve kidnapped from their homes and taken to Wolf Island. There they are forced to participate in the Choosing, an ancient ritual that binds them to a man who is more than he seems. She refuses to submit to their demands and plots only to escape, but she finds herself entranced by the man to whom she is bound. His alluring eyes catch her like a moth to a flame, and she finds herself falling into a world of dark desires and feral lust.

Targeted Audience: 21+

Author Bio:
A seductress of sensual words and a lover of paranormal plots, Mac enjoys thrilling reads and writings filled with naughty fun and pleasures. She writes ebooks in the paranormal and romance categories and always enjoy a good chat with fans and romance junkies, so feel free to drop her a line.

Visit her at her website: http://macflynn.com
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Turn The Page by Ditter Kellen


Book Description
Catherine Grier seemed to have it all—money, prestige, and a beach house that would rival the Hamptons. But an old scar buried deep in her soul hides a life filled with lonely nights and painful memories…until a dusty old book lands in her lap, sending her back in time to 1767 and into the arms of sexy Lord Bryne Adair.

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Perdition House Part 1 An Erotic Saga by Bonnie Edwards

perditionebook-small-503x800Welcome to Perdition House: a house of sin, secrets and seduction.
Previously published under the title Midnight Confessions…
Ghost stories are not always frightening. Sometimes they’re cheeky, naughty and often erotic…

When Faye Grantham inherits Perdition House, her family’s secret shame, she expects to sell the property for millions and marry her long time fiancé.
But the spirits who still reside in the mansion have other ideas. Trapped in the bordello, the women who lived and worked there wait to tell their stories to Faye.
The “girls” don’t just hang around waiting. They control Faye’s libido, influence her decisions and drive her into the arms of two very different men.
Liam Watson wears comfort like most men wear cologne. With an interest in adventurous sex, he’s more man than he first seems.
Mark McLeod is a strong, decisive businessman who was not meant to be more than a hot one-night stand. But Mark is in no hurry to end their liaison, and hopes to continue Faye’s lessons in sensuality.
As Faye becomes enthralled with the mansion, she’s embroiled in a life-changing situation that has her re-examining her engagement, her business decisions, and her beliefs about herself.
As the spirits reveal themselves one by one, Faye learns their stories: how they came to Perdition House, why they joined the women there and some of the secrets that only a high-class bordello could hold.
But can decades-old secrets affect Faye’s life today?

Targeted Audience: 21+

Author Bio:
Bonnie Edwards lives with her husband and pets on the rainy coast of British Columbia. She believes life should be lived with joy. That joy shows up in her earthy, irreverent love stories. Bonnie uses long hikes to bounce ideas off her husband and her standard poodle, who almost always agrees with her.
She has written novels, novellas and short stories for Carina Press, Harlequin, Kensington Books and Robinson (UK) although now she publishes her work herself.
Sometimes her stories have a paranormal twist, likes curses and ghosts, other times not. But they’re always entertaining and guarantee a happy ending.
For more info: http://www.bonnieedwards.com/
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What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I’ve always been fascinated by ghost stories and could never understand why they were generally about evil ghosts. So, I wanted to write about ADULT mischievous spirits who mess with the living in a fun, sexy way.

What better place to set that idea than a haunted brothel inhabited by the spirits of the women who worked, lived and fell in love there?

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Tempting the Governess by Vivienne Westlake

TG2-LGNever fall in love with your employer. Any respectable governess knew the cardinal rule. Christine Aubrey prided herself on her devotion to her charges, never suspecting that one day a former pupil would tempt her to break every rule in the book.

Theodore Blake was a “good boy” who grew up into a responsible man. Shouldering the burden of raising his sister’s children and managing his older brother’s affairs, Teddy has always done the right thing. But when his former governess returns to Birchwood, all he can think about is how good it would be to be bad.

Targeted Audience: 21-60

Author Bio:
Vivienne Westlake has been reading and writing romance since the age of fifteen. What makes her stories unique is her love of a sassy heroine who keeps the hero on his toes. Though she has a fondness for redeemable rakes, Vivienne’s favorite Jane Austen/Regency hero is Captain Wentworth.

Vivienne is an active member of Romance Writers of America, Romance Divas, Indie Romance Ink, and the I Love Historical Romance group on facebook.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I wanted to tell a short story and the idea of the Regency/Victorian governess has always intrigued me. Class distinctions were much more rigid in the 19th century, and though a governess might be well-born, the nature of her position was precarious.

She was too refined and well-born to be a servant, but she worked for a living, which made her beneath the gentry. So she was isolated, a creature to be pitied and–at least by the lady of the house–something to be feared. If she was pretty, she would be a temptation to the men of the household, and if she was very good at her job, she might “steal” the affections of the children.

Then I thought about what might happen if a young man had always fancied his governess, knowing that nothing could ever come of it, due to the difference in their station. What if that man were to see her again, when both were adults and free to indulge in a mutual attraction?

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Sojourn With A Stranger by Keta Diablo

Sojourn-200x300A ghost haunts the halls of Stafford House. When Raine Brinsley arrives and accepts a position as a house servant, the ghost is determined to let Raine know who murdered her.

Derek offers a Raine a large sum of money to bear his child. Now she must choose between caring for her beloved grandfather and her honor. Derek and Lyman Stafford race against time to produce the first male heir in the family, thereby securing the title to Stafford House. The brothers will do anything to win…even murder.

“A dark, Gothic novel with romance, mystery, suspense and thrills.

Targeted Audience: Erotic Romance, Historical, Paranormal

Author Bio:
Keta Diablo lives in the Midwest part of the country on six acres of woodland. When she isn’t writing or gardening she loves to commune with nature.

Keta is a multi-published author in both erotic romance and gay fiction. Her erotica novel, Decadent Deceptions was a finalist in the MOLLY contest sponsored by Romance Writers of America and has been nominated for a Red Carpet Award in 2014.

Her paranormal novel, Where the Rain Is Made has been nominated for a Bookie Award by Authors After Dark.

Her historical novel, Sky Tinted Water, has been nominated for a RONE Award by Ind’Tale Magazine. Keta’s books have received numerous Top Pick, Book of the Month, and Recommended Read awards from the top professional review sites.

What Inspired You to Write Your Book?
I love stories about ghosts and I also love arranged marriage or relationship novels. Derek and Raine do have a relationship, a very strange one. She needs to return to Maine to take care of her elderly grandfather; he needs to provide an heir for Stafford House.

Thus, a bargain is struck, borne of practicality, not lust, need or want. But will it lead to more and what about the ghost that haunts the halls of Stafford House. Raine senses the poor soul is trying to tell her who murdered her, but how does one commune with the dead?

Sojourn With A Stranger has all the elements of a great Gothic read, Course, you have to love romance, mystery, suspense and dead spirits. If you read Sojourn With A Stranger, please consider leaving a review on Amazon and Goodreads.

Oh, did I mention that in September, you can download the book for .99 cents?

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