2013 Bookie Award Nominees and A Sale

I have never had a book nominated for an award before. This is exciting for me. This is awesome for me. I was completely shocked and surprised and in awe. You know when people say they were honored just to be nominated? Yeah, it’s a real feeling. I’m my first, last, hardest, and worst critic. I always see where I could have done better, where I could have written something smoother, hotter, sexier, deeper. I always see the imperfection of what I’ve created. But that there were people who thought the two stories nominated were worth it… Yeah, for me, it is a definite honor and very humbling.

Here’s the link to the full list of nominees in all categories: Authors After Dark: 2013 Bookie Award Nominees. The actual voting for the winners opens on November 1.

Committed: An Erotic Valentine’s Tale was nominated for Erotic Short Story of the Year

Melting Jane was nominated for Ebook Only Short Story of the Year

I am still like WOW!

Committed: An Erotic Valentine’s Tale is available for free all the time HERE on my website in PDF form, as well as on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and All Romance eBooks. Please download a copy…

Melting Jane is going to be on sale both in honor of the Bookie Award Nomination and as part of a fun two week sale organized by my friend Skye Warren.There are several wonderful authors participating and I’ve read most of them, love them, too. You can click on the graphic and it’ll take you directly to the sale page…

The normal price for Melting Jane is $2.99 but it’ll be on sale for $0.99 from now until November 14th on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and All Romance eBooks. If you haven’t read this book, now is your chance…

Graham Hall is a twenty-six year old Texan with the job of his dreams: being a freelance travel writer for a national publication. He’s just finished his latest article about small winter resort destinations in Colorado and has earned some personal down time. With the six month lease not yet up on the small cabin he rented, Graham decides to stick around the area for a while and in the process, finds himself agreeing to a blind date with a feisty, down on her luck in the love department, candy maker named Jane.

After all, what could it hurt?

Jane, completely oblivious to the set up, arrives at Graham’s isolated little valley cabin to deliver a box of her handmade Chocolate Kick truffles. From the moment Graham opens the door, Jane is tongue tied and ticked off. Edward, her business partner and most certainly former best friend, set her up. When she regains her ability to put two coherent words together, plus size, mid-thirties Jane apologizes for intruding and assures Graham that she will take care of the mistake.

What ensues is a series of encounters and confrontations between Jane and Edward, Jane and Graham, and Edward and Graham. At the heart of it all, is Jane’s happiness. Edward wants this for her more than anything. Graham finds himself caught up in her tart tongue and curvy body and isn’t about to call his all too real pursuit a failure, no matter how many times she says no.

With her inability to continue denying herself the man she affectionately refers to as Cowboy Surfer in her head, she gives in and is rewarded with scorching hot sex and a lot of follow-up phone calls after she learns the truth of Graham’s attraction. His persistence leads Jane to believe that life doesn’t have to revolve around chocolate truffles, but rather should revolve around a delicious, well traveled and well built younger man.

**This book was previously published and titled as Sugar Rush. It has been revised and re-edited for re-release.**

I have some awesome readers and I am more grateful to you than I can say for allowing me into your lives through my books. You give me the opportunity to earn a living doing something I love. Thank you…

~lissa

Winners

Yep…its Brandy again. this time around I wanted to post a couple of the winners from recent blog tours.

Guest Posts

Tammy Ramey

wins choice of 5 Ways ‘Til Sunday or pick up Samhain backlist book from Delilah Devlin

(winner information has been forwarded to Delilah)

 Lissa’s Truffle Tour

Liany83

wins pdf of Melting Jane

from RR@H Novel Thoughts & Book Talk stop

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Sarah

wins pdf of Melting Jane

from Loose Knickers & Window Lickers

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Laura T

wins pdf of Melting Jane and a copy of The Cookie Dough Lover’s Cookbook

from All I Want and More

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The stops at Fictional Candy, Day Dreaming and Reading Between the Wines will be announced later.

I’ll be getting in touch with Lissa’s winners so make sure you check your inboxes (or spam) for an email from me.

Have a great one…..B

Truffle Tour – Melting Jane

Brandy here. Just popping in for a few minutes.

I’m sure you’ll remember that Lissa had a blog tour recently. A sinfully sweet, truffle filled blog tour. If you missed it you need to go check it out. The giveaways are closed but you can still get the recipes for the fabulous truffles she featured. There was a different one for each blog.

Dessert Tour for Melting Jane
7/6: RR@H Novel Thoughts and Book Talk featuring Oreo  Cookie Truffles
7/10: Loose Knickers and Window Lickers featuring Chocolate Truffles with Earl Grey or Chai Tea
7/11: All I Want and More – Smutty Hussy featuring Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
7/12: Fictional Candy featuring Red Velvet Cake Truffles
7/13: Day Dreaming featuring Spiced Cookie Butter Truffles
7/13: Reading Between the Wines Book Club featuring Marshmallow Truffles

Now that you know where to get the goodness for truffle making make sure you pick up a copy of Melting Jane featuring a truffle making heroine and a well traveled, sexy younger man.

I’ll be back soon with the winners from the Truffle Tour…..B

Cocked and Loaded Giveaway Winner!

So, we had fun with this hop, yes? I asked you to tell me about your favorite erotic romance book/author and wasn’t really surprised at the answers. Cherise Sinclair and Maya Banks were the name most given… There was a mention or two of Laurann Dohner and Kallypso Masters, even Delilah Devlin and Tara Lain, Shayla Black, but for the most part, it was Cherise and Maya.

Let’s get down to the winner of Twisted Up or Melting Jane and Unbridled, shall we…? And her name is…

Vanessa The Jeep Diva

I will be in contact Vanessa! Thanks to all who played along and I will be participating next in a BDSM Hop, so stay tuned…

~lissa

Tempting You

Once you stop drooling, feel free to visit stops #2 and 3 on the Melting Jane Blog Tour…

Stop #2 Chocolate Truffles with Earl Grey or Chai Tea at Loose Knickers and Window Lickers…

Stop #3 Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles at All I want and more…

Make sure to give some love to these two wonderful blogger friends for allowing me to stop by and share yummies! And now, you may drool over the hot men to your heart’s content.

~lissa