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Newsletters – 2013

November 2013

Fall is passing into winter and the holidays are arriving too soon for me. The grandkids are all excited and my wallet is quaking in fear. We won’t even get into the trauma poor Studs is suffering. But like every year, he’ll get over it and have more fun than anyone.

I hope you all have a warm winter and your holiday plans go smoothly.

It’s Time to Celebrate

Last issue our contest was to email me with NEWSLETTER in the subject line for a chance to win a copy of The Man in the Blue Flowered Shorts by Susan Lodge. Two names were drawn. And the winners were:

GEORGE M
SHARON E

Thank you to all who entered and I hope you play again this newsletter.

Next good news…

Another book released since you received the last newsletter. PHOTO Op! is an erotic romance and available through Musa Publishing or Amazon. Below is a brief description.

Sept. 20 – PHOTO Op!

Never mix business with pleasure, unless pleasure is your business.

Photojournalist Emily Peters gives herself the perfect birthday gift – a weekend in Paris. Her excitement builds when she hits the scene of the exclusive S&G Club. Exposing the truth behind their private pleasure chambers and the elite who frequent them will be the diamond in her career crown. At least Em thinks so until she’s tied up in knots by the Devil himself.

British restaurateur Nicholas Caine visits Paris to check on his S&G Club investment and to sample its many benefits. Nick’s not on the hunt until he encounters a tiger that pretends to be a kitten. There’s no doubt she’ll satisfactorily flex her claws given the right incentive.

What starts as a prime photo opportunity evolves into a weekend of erotic fantasies as Nick awakens Emily’s dark passions.

Excerpts are available on my website as well as Musa Publishing

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

More good news…

Coming December 6 from Musa Publishing: Czech Mate

Pink boa and red stilettos…anything goes with Armani.

Life isn’t easy for American Lacey Blake when she’s stranded in Prague dressed like a dolled up hooker and nowhere to go. The cash-strapped American, boasting a pink boa and red stilettos that would make any working girl jealous, is saved by a staid giant in classic Armani.

Dragan Petrovic worked hard to shed the stigma of his youth and what his mother endured to put food in his belly. Now that he is a success, Dragan is determined his 5-star hotel will retain its unblemished reputation and no apprentice prostitute will launch her career in his lobby.

But one look in Lacey’s eyes proves there is more to the desirable woman than a micro mini and a push up bra. The urge to protect her compels Dragan to suggest an unconventional plan that stirs deep desires and alters their lives forever.

On A Personal Note

Folks, I have to do a little grandma bragging. Kid is my 16 year old girlie girl and a dedicated dancer. Her goal is to be a professional and her parents support her all the way because she has a rare ability and talent. In fact, they are such that she teaches three classes to dancers her age and older along with private lessons for several dancers. My close friend author Melissa Bradley has a connection at Julliard. Melissa discussed Kid with her friend who passed on a business card for my daughter. Now we’re all holding our breath to see what fate decides. If any of you are dance lovers, this is her solo from a competition on YouTube where she won First Place: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBFvLcDzeU8&feature=youtu.be

On Writing

Musa Publishing asked me to compile author recipes to celebrate Musa’s Second Anniversary. The project was great fun and added several pounds to both Studs and I. The first ten people who email me with Cookbook in the subject line will receive a free copy. Please note your preferred format in the body of your email.

A Major Celebration is Coming

Okay, it’s not as good as the holidays, but it is my birthday. The first 10 days of December I’ll be offering prizes of free downloads and other fun things on my blog. Stop in and join the fun for some excellent prizes.

Femme Fatales Gone Wild

Our numbers are growing. I’m inviting newsletter ladies to join this select group to enjoy some special benefits.

What I do for you:

1 – Supply you with free downloads of all my e-books.

2 – Every Wednesday send you the link for my blog that has new recipes posted either by myself or an author friend.

3 – Mail you, no matter where in the world you live, business cards and bookmarks to pass out when convenient.

4 – Notify you of free reads that are available on Amazon and Musa Publishing by a variety of authors.

5 – Three times a year we have gift certificate drawings. Two are for $25.00, the third is $75.00. Femme Fatales who live outside the USA may elect to take their winnings in a check or on Paypal.

What you do for me:

1 – Post a short review on Amazon.

2 – If you are on Facebook and Twitter comments on the books are appreciated.

3 – Distribute the bookmarks and business cards when convenient.

Now, if you like free reads and prizes and want to participate, please email me at sloanetaylor@comcast.net with Femme Fatale in the subject line. Welcome to the group!

Contest

It’s time for another Newsletter Members Only Contest. We’re staying with easy because that’s what we all like. There will be 2 winners. The prize is a free download of The Last Timekeepers and the Arch of Atlantis by Sharon Ledwith. This novel is a Heat Level 1.

Here’s the blurb:

Children are the keys to our future. And now, children are the only hope for our past.

When 13-year-old Amanda Sault and her annoying classmates are caught in a food fight at school, they’re given a choice: suspension or yard duty. The decision is a no-brainer. Their two-week crash course in landscaping leads to the discovery of a weathered stone arch in the overgrown back yard. The arch isn’t a forgotten lawn ornament but an ancient time portal from the lost continent of Atlantis.

Chosen by an Atlantean Magus to be Timekeepers–legendary time travelers sworn to keep history safe from the evil Belial–Amanda and her classmates are sent on an adventure of a lifetime. Can they find the young Robin Hood and his merry band of teens? If they don’t, then history itself may be turned upside down.

And a short excerpt:

Amanda Sault silently studied the words she just scrawled: May 1st, 1214–Games and songs and revelry, act as the cloak of devilry. So that an English legend may give to the poor, we must travel to Nottingham to even the score.

She frowned. She was the Scribe. Amanda knew that meant she was supposed to understand what this riddle meant. But she didn’t have a clue. All she knew was that she, her four annoying classmates, and two offbeat adults were standing in what was left of the lost continent of Atlantis and they were supposed to be the Timekeepers, the legendary time travelers handpicked by destiny to keep Earth’s history safe from evil. But no one had told them how they were supposed to do it.

Their problem: no matter what happened–good or bad–they weren’t supposed to mess with the past. Period. Dot. End of story. Amanda felt hot liquid build in her throat. Her thumb traced the words of the arcane riddle. Their first Timekeeper mission. Amanda knew this wasn’t the end of the story.

This was just the beginning.

To enter, simply email sloanetaylor@comcast.net on or before January 16. Please type NEWSLETTER in the subject line.

As always, I love to hear from you. Feel free to email me, sloanetaylor@comcast.net, any time.

Thank you again for allowing me to update you on my life. I’ll be back in February. Until then…

Happy Reading and Stay Warm!

 

August 2013

Summer is rushing by. With all the family and friend get-togethers our weekends are packed. But all this sure has been fun.

I hope your enjoying your summer, too.

It’s Time to Celebrate

Last issue our contest was to email me with NEWSLETTER in the subject line for a chance to win a copy of LOVE BY PREMONITION by Holley Trent. Two names were drawn. And the winners were:

JACKIE W
LOUISE L

Thank you to all who entered and I hope you play again this newsletter.

Next good news…

Three more books released since you received the last newsletter. They are erotic romance and available through Musa Publishing or Amazon. Below is a brief description of each.

June 28 – FRENCH Twist

Spies and lies bring a deadly twist to the City of Lights.

Interpol agent Claudette D’Laquois is trapped in the hellhole of life and unable to trust anyone. Desperate to regain control, she flees to the safety of her uncle’s rundown chateau on the French Riviera. But Claudette soon learns the countryside has its own dangers when she finds herself alone with a sexy foreigner.

Uptight accountant Donald Hobbs ditches numbers for dirt to oversee his friend’s orchard for three weeks. His well deserved vacation is perfect until a seductive mademoiselle drags him into a dangerous world of intrigue and erotic fantasy.

Illegal drugs and Russian mobsters take a back seat to a lethal night of sinful pleasure for Claudette and Don.

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

July 12 – FRENCH Kiss

Man and the sea have one commonality – both have a great capacity for evil.

Author Rachel Conklin rejuvenates her creativity on the French Riviera as a fishing boat cook. Her plan is perfect until a storm at sea sets in motion a series of violent events beyond her imagination. Afraid to trust anyone, Rachel pretends amnesia when she awakens on a deserted island in the arms of a sexy stranger.

Dr. Henri Bernier has the ideal life with a job he loves and an inherited old fishing boat he treasures. He may not be the best sailor, but he is always cautious of the evil that travels above and below the water. Henri is caught in a vicious storm and moors at a small island where he discovers his perfect life leaves much to be desired.

Treachery and sex traffickers force Rachel and Henri to stretch their limits and face what truly matters in life.

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

August 2 – FRENCH Tickler

Lace and handcuffs…tools of the trade.

New Yorker Samantha Bradley has a fun, sexy career designing ladies lingerie. Now that her business is on the rise, she treats herself to a well deserved break on the French Riviera where the women are glamorous and the men are gorgeous. After a few days Sam is eager to sample more than just the local cuisine.

Cisco Bernier is France’s key criminal prosecutor, but his courtroom charm falls flat outside the hallowed halls of justice. From family relationships to romantic trysts, his success rate is abysmal until a chance encounter with a sensuous young American businesswoman spins his staid world out of control.

Sam and Cisco sizzle together, but any future is threatened when their pasts collide. Her mob-connected father and his deceitful mother resurface and drag them into a corrupt world of lies and danger.

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

More good news…

Coming September 20 from Musa Publishing: Photo Op!

Never mix business with pleasure, unless pleasure is your business.

World renowned photojournalist Emily Peters is in Paris ready to expose the truth behind the ultra exclusive S&G Club. More than willing to go to extremes for the job, she never expects to be tied up in knots by the Devil.

Restaurateur Nicholas Caine has no intention of indulging his sexual appetites until a sex goddess enters his lair. There’s only one thing he can do…take her.

Nick offers Emily a peak into some dark fantasies, hoping that one of the taboo displays will set her afire. Em’s dark passions are awakened by his touch and the world he exposes her to. Now all she has to do is maintain control.

On A Personal Note

Studs has four grandsons and I have two granddaughters that we combine into ours. They’re growing faster than my tomatoes! Three years ago we started measuring their height with a mark on the kitchen wall. I am convinced their parents are raising future giants. I won’t go into all of them, but I do have to share a little info.

Bear is 9 and an avid collector of important stuff he treasures. One of his true loves is books. Studs volunteered to hang shelving for the collection. Do I dare hope there’s another author in the family? Or quake in fear we are harboring a book critic?

JB is Bear’s 2 year old brother. This awesome tyke has had health issues that would make a grown man weep, but JB is a hero and plows right through. His latest love is car keys. He clamps onto them every chance he gets. Looks like we have a NASCAR driver in the making.

Tiger is 10 and a true sportsman. Whatever the season, he’s into the game and playing hard. Right now he’s in baseball and doing great.

Little K is 9 and loving her softball. Not too long ago she whacked a homerun that surprised her more than the spectators.

On Writing

Musa Publishing and I have clasped hands and jumped over the edge with an eleven book contract. The books are two series and four single titles. They will release from December of this year through May 2015. This is a huge project that is both scary and challenging. Every day I take deep calming breaths while I cross my fingers and try not to think about it.

Femme Fatales Gone Wild

Our numbers are growing. I’m inviting newsletter ladies to join this select group to help promote my books.

What I do for you:

1 – Supply you with free downloads of all my e-books.

2 – Every Wednesday send you the link for my blog that has new recipes posted either by myself or an author friend.

3 – Mail you, no matter where in the world you live, business cards and bookmarks to pass out when convenient.

4 – Notify you of free reads that are available on Amazon and Musa Publishing by a variety of authors.

5 – Three times a year we have gift certificate drawings. Two are for $25.00, the third is $75.00. Femme Fatales who live outside the USA may elect to take their winnings in a check or on Paypal.

What you do for me:

1 – Post a short review on Amazon.

2 – If you are on Facebook and Twitter comments on the books are appreciated.

3 – Distribute the bookmarks and business cards when convenient.

Now, if you like free reads and prizes and want to participate, please email me at sloanetaylor@comcast.net with Femme Fatale in the subject line. Welcome to the group!

Contest

It’s time for another Newsletter Members Only Contest. We’re staying with easy because that’s what we all like. There will be 2 winners. The prize is a free download of The Man in the Blue Flowered Shorts by Susan Lodge. This novel is a Heat Level 1.

Here’s the blurb:

Lyn enjoys reading romance novels, especially when she can combine it with relaxing in the Caribbean sunshine. But when a mysterious stranger joins the cruise ship, fiction and fact become dangerously confused.

When Lyn Redford’s sandal hurtles across the deck of the cruise ship, it makes her first introduction to Henry Matasie rather hostile. It wasn’t just that the man was seriously grumpy; he was a walking wardrobe disaster. Do you really need to wear woolen socks with your shorts in the Caribbean heat?

Following an embarrassing encounter in the cocktail bar with Henry, Lyn and her travelling companion Shona try to find out the reason for his strange behavior. Later, when Lyn accidentally reads his e-mail, she is convinced the man in the blue flowered shorts is deadly dangerous.

Henry swaps his awful holiday clothes for a dress suit to attend the gala dinner and the transformation sets Lyn’s pulse racing. But she is convinced he still hides a guilty secret and she is intent on discovering what it is.

And a short excerpt:

“Is this yours?”

The harsh undertones of the words jolt me from the Duke’s arms, and my eyes pop open to meet a pair of stormy grey ones. He holds out a sparkly red flip flop as if he wants to batter someone with it. The item has obviously upset him in some terrible way and I consider denying ownership. My gaze sweeps down past the lime T-shirt and the flowered shorts to the socks. I stifle a grin and hold out my hand to accept the flip flop.

“Please secure this properly. It blew across the deck in that gust just now and knocked over my drink. The screen of my Blackberry and my Financial Times have been ruined.”

He glances down to my chest where The Duke is still resting. His lips move into what I interpret to be a disdainful smirk at my choice of literature. I jerk up from lounging to sitting position and feel the back of the sun lounger stick momentarily to my back, causing the whole frame to lift from the deck.

The scream that follows, I think, is unnecessarily theatrical, especially from a grown man. The sun bed leg has landed on his foot–but it isn’t as if I weigh a ton.

His face contorts as he wrenches his foot free.

“These things are lethal, aren’t they?” I give the sun bed a scolding look followed by a little slap, thereby relinquishing any responsibility for its action. “Good job you had your socks on.” I try to keep a straight face but my lips disobediently spread in to a grin.

His grey eyes glint at me for a moment, making him look slightly less ridiculous. Then another sudden gust of wind whisks away his sunhat. We both watch as it blows over the ship’s rail, soaring gull-like on a warm air current in the direction of Barbados. Stripped of the silly head-gear, he looks ten times more threatening. I harness my laughter and push my face back into neutrality. He gives me a long assessing look and his anger seems to subside as he begins to talk in low, soft tones.

“If, Lady, our paths cross again on this vessel, perhaps you would do me the honor…”

To enter, simply email sloanetaylor@comcast.net on or before October 29. Please type NEWSLETTER in the subject line.

As always, I love to hear from you. Feel free to email me, sloanetaylor@comcast.net, any time.

Thank you again for allowing me to update you on my life. I’ll be back in November. Until then…

 

 

June 2013

Summer is just a few days away and the temperatures are rising. Our vegetables and flowers are growing strong. Their color and fragrances are a perfect setting for adult beverages and conversation which Studs and I enjoy nightly.

I hope your summer is spectacular and that only good things cross your path.

It’s Time to Celebrate

Last issue our contest was to email me with NEWSLETTER in the subject line for a chance to win a copy of A MAN WORTH FIGHTING FOR by Sara Daniel. Two names were drawn. And the winners were:

PATRICIA C
CAROLYN O

Thank you to all who entered and I hope you play again this newsletter.

Next good news…

Three more books released since you received the last newsletter. They are erotic romance and available through Musa Publishing or Amazon. Below is a brief description of each.

April 5 – Yesterday’s Lovers

Isabella Carrington has everything a pampered heiress wants, except for the most important item – love.

No matter how many designer items she buys or men she conquers, Isabella Carrington never seems to find what she’s looking for. When she meets the one man in the world completely unaffected by her charms, she is determined to have him, even if it means a dunk in the Grand Canal.

Rhineholdt Hoffman has sworn off women after a destructive relationship alienated him from everyone and everything he loved. Now on self-imposed exile in Venice, Holt lives a solitary existence until a wild French Canadian shakes the staid accountant to the core and makes him question his beliefs.

Issy and Holt are forced to come out of the past and face their future as they set the Venetian nights on fire. Especially after an odd turn of events and an old gypsy have them wondering if they were yesterday’s lovers.

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

May 24 – French Tart

Bon Appétit. . .

Satisfy all your cravings at cooking school.

Determined to prove herself and shed her party girl image, Donatienne Dubois pins her hopes on the exclusive cooking school in Nice, France. One by one her expectations are shattered by a foul-mouthed parrot, a bogus Michelin chef, and a headmistress with a heart of tungsten steel. Doni’s lifesaver is a bad boy hunk too hot not to handle.

Mark Anderson is incognito and hating every minute. To pose as a student while keeping tabs on a rich wild child is his version of hell, until he partners with the dish of Crème Brule good enough to eat.

Class takes on a whole new meaning as Doni and Mark heat up the kitchen when they discover honey has better uses than sweetening tea.

Buy: Musa Publishing | Amazon

June 14 – French Delights

Fantasy blooms alongside the flora in a garden of wicked delight.

Science is Paul’s life. Close to a major breakthrough, all he wants is to be left alone with his trees and not be forced to entertain a corporate suit. That is until the suit arrives in a sexy sundress. Now all Paul can think about is experimenting on her, not his orchard.

Lisette is less than thrilled about spending a month at a moldering chateau on the French Riviera with only some dried up old scientist for company. However the hot man in dirty jeans tending his scraggly trees proves more of a garden fantasy than the nerd in a lab coat.

Sex and science create a volatile formula resulting in total delight

Buy: Musa Publishing

More good news…

Coming June 28 from Musa Publishing: French Twist

Drugs and the Russian mob take a back seat to a lethal night of sinful pleasure.

A Russian hit forces Interpol agent Claudette D’Laquois to the safety of her uncle’s rundown chateau. She soon learns the countryside has its own dangers when she is paired with a sexy man.

Uptight accountant Don Hobbs ditches numbers for dirt to oversee his friend’s orchard. A wily mademoiselle drags him into a dangerous world intrigue and erotic fantasy.

Betrayal threatens their lives and the safe haven they created.

On A Personal Note

Every week Studs helps our friend Dennis with special needs swimmers. This weekend many of those young people go to the Illinois State Special Olympics. Studs and I drive down as well. Studs works with the boys and girls and I sit in the stands and cheer.

Little K tried out for the All Star Softball League and made it. Her weekly training is intense, but the girl loves her softball.

Kid turns 16 next month and still dances every chance she gets. She also teaches for two studios. Her dedication blows my mind.

Our grandsons are all in different stages of boyhood and absolute joys to be around. Each of them has a special way of melting my heart.

On Writing

Musa Publishing has requested to see three more of my books. They are eager for all and anything I’m willing to supply. Trust me – I’m ecstatic to deliver. Of all the publishers I’ve had, Musa is without a doubt the fairest and most helpful. Long may our partnership live.

Want To Be A Femme Fatale

This offer is only for the women who receive this newsletter. I’m asking you to join this select group and help promote my books.

The plan is simple. I send you free downloads of my e-books to read. If you like the books then tell everyone you ever meet, comment on facebook, and tweet it if you’re on Twitter. A short review on Amazon is much appreciated. If you don’t like the book, then please only tell me so I can improve for future releases. Every Wednesday you’ll receive the link for my blog that has new recipes posted either by me or an author friend that you are welcome to share with your friends and associates. I’ll mail you, no matter where in the world you live, business cards and bookmarks to pass out when convenient. Twice a year we’ll have a drawing for a $25.00 gift certificate at a restaurant, chain store, or whatever the winner wants. In December the drawing is for $75.00. Femme Fatales who live outside the USA may elect to take their winnings in a check.

If you like free reads and prizes and want to participate, please email me at sloanetaylor@comcast.net with Femme Fatale in the subject line. Thanks for considering it.

Contest

It’s time for another Newsletter Members Only Contest. We’re staying with easy because that’s what we all like. There will be 2 winners. The prize is a free download of Love by Premonition by Holley Trent. This novel is a Heat Level 2.

Here’s the blurb:

The psychic didn’t go looking for love, but she should have seen it coming.

Marcia Andrews is a freelance psychic consultant. Sick of living hand to mouth, she accepts a contract with Raleigh Police. A new gang called The Cardinals is terrorizing The Triangle, and Marcia gives the department an edge in tracking them. Help that she is, one cop isn’t so keen on her involvement, and makes sure she knows it.

Detective Nat McCoy would rather see Marcia in his bedroom than the bullpen. The gorgeous Scotsman isn’t the typical chauvinist pig, though. He’s keeping a secret that even the psychic doesn’t anticipate.

A close encounter with a Cardinal’s bullet knocks Marcia off her game when the police need her most. She loses hours to trances and ghosts haunt her sleep. She can hardly function, and everything she thought she knew about playboy McCoy suddenly seems questionable. McCoy thinks he knows the cure for what ails her–him. But can she trust him?

And a short excerpt:

We could hear gravel crunching under Laura’s loafers warning us of her approach, and before he could unhand me, I slid my hands behind his neck and pulled his head down to me, placing a rough kiss on his lips. My intention had just been to shock him as he had shocked me so many times, but once I felt how soft his lips were and smelled his aftershave so close, it felt as if we were being trapped into each other’s field of gravity, our tongues finding each other’s after a moment and entwining readily, as if they were familiar to each other.

There was that jolt down the spine once more, this time far more intense than ever before. My face started to feel tingly, as if I had Novocain wearing off, and I couldn’t tell where my skin ended and where his began. He looped his arms around my back, pressing me in close to his body so I could feel hard things other than his gun, badge, and belt buckle.

My moan seemed to bring him out of it. He grabbed me by the shoulders and held me back at arm’s length, looking somewhat crazed in the eyes. “Don’t start it when you can’t finish it,” he mumbled just loud enough for me to hear, clicking his truck doors open from a distance. “Sit in the back, please. I can’t concentrate with you so close.”

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To enter, simply email me at sloanetaylor@comcast.net on or before August 1. Please type NEWSLETTER in the subject line.

As always, I love to hear from you. Feel free to email me, sloanetaylor@comcast.net, any time.

Thank you again for allowing me to update you on my life. I’ll be back in August. Until then…

 

 

March 2013

Happy Spring! At least the calendar says so if not the weatherman. It’s time to dig out the seed catalogues and yard furniture. Our garden was pathetic last year due to the crummy weather. Studs and I decided to start the veggies in the house, then maybe we’ll have tomatoes and beans before the middle of August.

It’s Time to Celebrate

Last issue our contest was to email me with NEWSLETTER in the subject line for a chance to win a copy of SHIFTING HEARTS by Dominique Eastwick. Two names were drawn. And the winners are:

DEBBIE B
RACHEL M

Thank you to all who entered and I hope you play again this newsletter.

Next good news…

I had three books release since you received the last newsletter. All are erotic romance and available through Musa Publishing or Amazon. Below is a brief description of each.

January 4 – Heated Negotiations

Mergers and negotiations are not just for the boardroom, especially when things heat up high over the Atlantic.

Travel agency owner Teddi Howard is Hell in high heels when she jumps a plane to Munich. Her goal–strangle the German tour operator who reneged on their exclusive contract.

German businessman David Stiefel well knows the feeling of being screwed over and is resolved to avoid emotional attachments. This strategy has served him well, until his chance encounter with the enticing Ms. Howard.

Buy here: Musa Publishing | Amazon

February 15 – Winter Games

As the games heat up, the stakes grow higher, and Lonnie must decide whether to play along or leave her heart out in the cold.

Lonnie Copley may be a genius, but not when it comes to her personal life or road maps. A series of wrong turns puts her far from reality and the German autobahn. The last thing she wants on the eve of a snowstorm is to be dangling at the edge of an Austrian mountain in need of rescue–especially by a leather-clad giant with Johnny Depp eyes. As luck would have it, Lonnie’s not the only one in need of rescue.

Wolfe Deider has spent his adult life recovering from the pain of childhood. He is too aware romance is unattainable for him. Try as he might to keep the troublesome American at arm’s length, her spunk is disarming, and forces open all his old wounds.

Lonnie loves Wolfe’s special brand of complications, but can she afford to indulge in his winter games?

Buy here: Musa Publishing | Amazon

March 22 – Perfect Lie

A seedling of doubt will unravel even a perfect lie.

After two ex-husbands and a con artist, Francine Daniels has had it with men. Her life is finally the way she wants it — successful and complete. At least she thinks so until a working vacation in Munich brings her face to face with a sexy German hotelier who sees right through her brash exterior and makes her sizzle with his every touch.

Heicke Brewer enjoys his playboy image along with the collection of international beauties on his arm and in his bed. They are safer than another disastrous marriage. Until a chance encounter with a stubborn American pixie too hot not to handle threatens his hard won resolve.

As passion grows between Francine and Heicke, deception threatens to tear them apart, forcing them to fight their way through a perfect lie.

Buy here: Musa Publishing | Amazon

On A Personal Note

Studs’ mom celebrated her 90th birthday at the end of February. The family all got together for a slam bang afternoon of great food and drinks.

Easter Sunday we’re having twenty-six family members for a sit-down dinner. Because I work alone day in and day out, it’s exciting for me to have a house full of laughing and chatting people. I look forward to those times even though it means Studs has to work extra hard mixing adult beverages.

On Writing

Musa Publishing is a wonderful company to work with and they have the best editors. Helen Hardt is my new editor and a marvel. She has shared and taught me a great deal in the short time we’ve been paired. Under Helen’s gifted hand my work and drive have been reborn.

You’re Invited

To check out my blog to meet Gabriela Sneider.

She is an awesome college student who believes everyone should eat healthy and tasty. The first Wednesday of each month Gab will offer a new food along with recipe suggestions. Check out her March 20 post on scallops.

Contest

It’s time for another Newsletter Members Only Contest. We’re staying with easy because many of you have emailed you enjoy it. There will be 2 winners. The prize is a free download, A Man Worth Fighting For by Sara Daniel, book two in the Wiccan Haus series. This book is a Heat Level 4 with explicit language.

Here’s the blurb:

He has nothing left to offer. She’s determined to show him just how much he’s worth.

Shot by a member of his military team, Justin Lawson retreats to the Wiccan Haus. Holly Walters refuses to accept her boyfriend’s out-of-the-blue rejection without an explanation, even if getting the answers forces her to be trapped on a bizarre island for an entire week. She’s going to use every minute to work Justin out of her system once and for all. Justin’s body and spirit begin to heal under Holly’s loving ministrations. As she talks about never seeing each other again, he realizes he never wants to let her go. But the rogue assassin who had gone after Justin before is after him again. Before he can fight to make Holly believe in their love, he’ll have to fight for both their lives.

And a short excerpt:

“How did you hurt your knee?” Holly asked.

“Occupational hazard,” Justin muttered.

That wasn’t very comforting, considering he was in the military and always going off on missions that he couldn’t give her any details about. “Did you fall and break it?”

“Bullet shattered it.” His words were clipped.

She flinched, wanting desperately to reach for him, hating to think of the pain he’d been in, the pain she’d known nothing about. “And how long before or after this happened did you send me an eight word break-up text?”

“About seventy-two hours after.”

She immediately knew she’d been right not to take his text at face value. The self-destruction of a client and the week of lost work were worth it. She’d needed this explanation. More than that, it proved there was still hope for them. “So you conceivably could have still been under the effects of anesthesia.”

“I wasn’t.”

“But you were on pain medication for sure.”

“Don’t make excuses for me. I was an ass. I broke up with you, and you deserve better.”

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To enter, simply email me at sloanetaylor@comcast.net, on or before May 1. Please type NEWSLETTER in the subject line.

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Thank you again for allowing me to update you on my life. Keep warm. I’ll be back in May. Until then…

Happy Reading!

Sloane
www.sloanetaylor.com