Articles from September 2012



R.W. Shannon talks about her love of writing paranormal and contemporary fiction

  I’ve never been a fan of contemporary romance.  To me, the heroes and heroines were all alike and virtually interchangeable.  Even the most talented writers couldn’t hold my interest in the story for very long.  I found the genre bland and boring. Even writing it grated on my nerves. So I stopped writing it […]

JP Forshey in Hotspot Tuesday with Mahalia Levey

Q. What do you find the most difficult to write? Dialogue? Back story? Emotion? A. Emotion, especially deep point of view. I understand the concept, and recognize it when I read it, but trying to write it is hard for me. I strive to do a better job of writing it with each book I […]

Excerpt Monday ~ Don’t Say A Word by N’Trigue

Author name:N’Trigue Book Title:Don’t Say A Word Genre:IR/MC, Erotica, Contemporary, BDSM, Romance Publisher:VCK Publishing Buy Link:http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Say-Word-Introduction-ebook/dp/B008AD1652/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1339770485&sr=8-1&keywords=don%27t+say+a+word+by+n%27trigue Blurb ~ I am Cleo. I am a dominatrix. I am not your typical dominatrix unless required to be. The whole whips and chains thing is not for me, unless I’m feeling a special kind of freak nasty. If […]

Author Sara York in the Hot Spot with Mahalia Levey

Where do you draw inspiration from to write in the IR or MC niche? Life all around me. I love people watching and sometimes I make up stories about the people around me. It fun to think about what they would or wouldn’t do. Then a story hits and bam, I have inspiration. What do […]

Excerpt Monday ~ Only Skin Deep by Mahalia Levey

Author name:Mahalia Levey Book Title:Only Skin Deep Genre:IR/MC, Erotic, Contemporary, Anthology, Romance Publisher:Secret Cravings Publishing Buy Link:SCP- http://store.secretcravingspublishing.com/index.php?main_page=book_info&cPath=4&products_id=404&zenid=144cdac5a6ab4575f97e3c9e46f95189 Amazon – http://www.amazon.com/Only-Skin-Deep-ebook/dp/B0098N8SBS/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1347765151&sr=8-2&keywords=only+skin+deep ARe- https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-onlyskindeep-939458-149.html Nook- http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/only-skin-deep-mahalia-levey/1112816211?ean=2940015453652 Blurb ~ All Woman: Officer Taleena Harris may have looked like one of the guys in her uniform, but underneath lurked a sensual woman. Jason Treadway, her target had no […]

Publishers Thursday ~ Sugar and Spice Press

Sugar and Spice Press Where Romance is Everything Nice Sugar and Spice Press was formed in 2008 with a core set of authors. In four years it has become a premiere in digital books with genres from Ménage to GLBT. Sweet or sensual spicy or erotic you can guarantee one thing, the authors in our […]

Author Ruth Diaz in the Hot Spot with Mahalia Levey

Where do you draw inspiration from to write in the IR or MC niche? I grew up in a multicultural part of Arizona. When I started writing seriously at the ripe old age of fifteen, I automatically peopled the worlds I was creating with characters of different races and from different cultures, because that’s what […]

Excerpt Monday ~ The Frozen by Michel Prince

Author name:Michel Prince Book Title:The Frozen Genre:IR/MC, Paranormal, Contemporary, Romance Publisher:Indie published Buy Link:http://www.amazon.com/The-Frozen-ebook/dp/B008M9TH1Y/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1346804737&sr=8-1&keywords=the+frozen+by+michel+prince Excerpt ~ The look on Nye’s face was enough to send me back to seventh grade. I had never seen a guy more disgusted from a single question. Last time it was Lewis Stamp. But even he didn’t narrow his eyes […]

Interracial and Multicultural Books Released 2 to 8 September

Carnal Knowledge (Carnal Desires) by Celeste Anwar (Sep 5, 2012) Exposure (The Plume) by Ella Ardent (Sep 5, 2012) Mz Mechanic by Ambrielle Kirk (Sep 5, 2012) Sudden Breakaway (1 Night Stand Series) by Jessica E. Subject (Sep 5, 2012) On Call: Dancing by P.D. Singer (Sep 4, 2012) Su Billonario Ruso (Spanish Edition) by […]

Inaugural Swirl Awards Announces Category Winners‏

PRESS RELEASE September 7, 2012 Swirl Awards www.swirlawards.com Inaugural Swirl Awards Announces Category Winners   The Swirl Awards was launched this year to recognize and promote excellence in romance within the multicultural/interracial genre.  In our first year, we received an outpouring of support from both publishers and authors. So much so we were afraid we wouldn’t […]