Hump Day Hook – 06 March 2013


Greetings, all!

It’s Wednesday and that means it’s time for a Hump Day Hook!

I’m finishing my release celebration of Lust in Time: Erotic Romance through the Ages with a final clip from Giant Killer, the 1000 BC entry in this great collection from Rob Rosen and MLR Press.

Lust in Time Cover

Some commotion stirred the rear of the hall; heads swiveled and necks bowed as the audience members whispered one to another. Jonathan recognized his father’s seneschal, Ziba, moving across the back of the chamber. The family retainer was accompanied by a tall young man who looked every which way, trying to take in all there was to be seen. Jonathan suppressed a smile. What a rube!

The crowd parted as the newcomers strode forward to stand before King Saul. The young man was… a vision… so handsome that he had to be an angel—although surely no angel would look so travel worn. The youth was lean and bronzed with dark hair; he made brief eye contact with Jonathan. When he looked away, Jonathan had to force himself to breathe—the young man’s piercing blue eyes had completely entranced him.

Read a review of Lust in Time here.

Lust in Time is available in print and ebook from

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‘Til next time!

Saturday Seductive Studs – 02 March 2013


Greetings, all!

As I’m celebrating the release of Lust in Time: Erotic Romance through the Ages—a great collection edited by Rob Rosen and released by MLR Press, my clip today is from my contribution, Giant Killer, the 1000 BC entry in the anthology.

Lust in Time Cover

The handsome warrior was more than an ordinary soldier; he was the king’s son. Surely he will have no time for a shepherd. David had clearly heard Jonathan’s frustration when he got saddled with his care. Silently he followed behind.

Jonathan’s chamber befit a soldier—sparse and spare, the room was little more than utilitarian—yet David could still tell he was with royalty. Rich woods and textiles comprised what masculine furnishings there were. A hint of cloves seemed to hang in the air. There was no decoration.

“As my father decided, that is to be your bed.” Jonathan pointed to a small cot shoved into a corner. Spare pieces of armor were stacked nearby.

“Th—thank you, my lord.” David looked around the room, missing the simplicity of Jesse’s house. His excitement had waned, and never had he wished so much to be in Bethlehem. Suddenly he felt very much alone.

“There is water and a basin so you may wash and change clothing.”

“Yes, my lord,” he replied, keeping his eyes averted. Looking at Jonathan just made his heart race and his mouth dry—it was easier to look at the floor or walls—anywhere but at the attractive soldier.

Read a review of Lust in Time here.

Lust in Time is available in print and ebook from

Amazon ¦  All Romance eBooks  ¦  MLR Press

Thanks for stopping! Be sure to check out more Seductive Studs here.

‘Til next time!

Lust in Time available now!

Lust in Time Cover

Lust in Time: Erotic Romance through the Ages is now available from MLR Press in both print and ebook formats.

Since I’ve been tagged by Ciaran Dwynvil in the 7/7/7 meme on Facebook (this is how you play: Go to page 7, 77 or 177 of your manuscript, count down 7 lines, then copy the next 7 to your status; after that, name 7 more authors to come out and play), I’m taking the opportunity to promote the Lust in Time release. My bit is from my story Giant Killer, which is the 1000BC entry in the anthology:

While he and Ziba travelled from Bethlehem, David had planned how he would answer Saul, how he would make the king see that Jesse needed him at home. Back and forth he’d debated with himself until he knew exactly what he would say. Now that was all gone, and he was just a shepherd kneeling before the mightiest man in Israel.

When Saul bid him look up, David glanced at the soldier. The man smiled—and that smile reached those deep-brown eyes and filled David with a sense of calm and confidence. He realized that no words would convince Saul; only music could sway the king. And music he could make.

Click here to read the excerpt at MLR Press (which happens to be the opening of Giant Killer) 😉 .

Check out Facebook to see who I’ve tagged. (Hint: They’re also in the anthology!)

‘Til next time!

Lust in Time Update!

For those of you keeping tabs on Giant Killer:

I just heard from Rob Rosen, who is editing the Lust in Time anthology at MLR Press, and it should be coming out the end of February! As well, he sent along a copy of the cover. Check it out!

Lust in Time Cover


He’s going to let us know when it goes up for sale, so I will, of course, pass along that information!

Always exciting to have something in print!