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Sexy Delight! Excerpt from PULSE AND PREJUDICE: The Confession of Mr Darcy, Vampire for My Sexy Saturday

Welcome back to My Sexy Saturday ! " This week’s theme is Sexy Delight." Gentle readers, I have had difficulty trying to come up with an idea for this week's theme. (If you read the full description here , I think you'll understand!) There was one part of it that did strike me in particular: "Still, we want to remind you to think about lovers committing to each other, no matter where they are. The stakes can be high or there can be no stakes." Well, I can't hear the word "stakes" without thinking of vampires! (As in a stake through the heart!) Thus, I have selected an excerpt from Pulse and Prejudice: The Confession of Mr. Darcy, Vampire , where the vampire Darcy realizes he cannot live...or un live...without Elizabeth Bennet following his discovery of her in the hedge maze. (Yes, I installed a hedge maze on the grounds of Pemberley, and all with my little pen!) W i sd om and blood combating in s o ten d e r a b o

You Like Me! You Really Like Me! Celebrating Facebook Milestone with eBook Giveaways!

With my first novel published, I created a Facebook "Official" Author Page with no notion that I would receive 100 Likes, and now I have over 1000! I don't know if it's because of my books, my cocktails, or the pictures of my dogs; but I am overwhelmed by your support! To demonstrate my appreciation, I am going to giveaway THREE eBook copies of each of my Pride and Prejudice adaptations - modern and paranormal. Just leave a comment below and tell me which novel you would prefer. And don't forget to leave your email address so I can let you know when you win! Winners will be chosen in one week (the night of June 3rd) and announced on June 4th, which I will, of course, also post on my Page. In the meantime, I will keep on posting bits and pieces from the minutia of my life--be it writing, wine, or my soul-sucking day job. (My mother-in-law says I mainly post about the latter two - as if they're unrelated!) To help you decide which novel you would pref

My Sexy Love - Songs in Love Stories - Where I Cheat with My Sexy Saturday

Welcome back to My Sexy Saturday ! This week's theme is "My Sexy Love": " There is something special in writing about love and how two people can find how important it is. It’s special to us as writers if we find a song or a series of songs that epitomize that love story. "We can think of hundreds of love stories that have been inspired by music. The characters they produce are the type that live forever."  Those of you who have read my Pride and Prejudice adaptations know how much music music affects me and becomes an integral part of my plots. (The same is true in my upcoming romantic suspense The Widow .) Thus, I felt I has no choice to cheat just a little and provide short excerpt from both my modern adaptation as well as the story of Mr. Darcy, vampire. So, my dear readers, you may elect to read from the adaptation of your choice, or both if it is your desire... UPDATE:  I am giving away THREE eBooks of each of these novels!  Just leave

AN UNWAVERING TRUST Author LL Diamond has Coffee With Colette!

Good morning, dear readers!   Because next week we have a holiday, which many will carry on for an extra day (and I just KNOW none of you will be on your computers!), we are having a special Friday Edition of Coffee with Colette ! I am absolutely thrilled to introduce one of the newest members of Austen Variations Authors and another displaced (misplaced?) Louisianian (you may recall Jack Caldwell stopped by on Tuesday), the beautiful and talented L.L. "Leslie" Diamond -- and she is a real gem! If you have not yet read Rain and Retribution , stop - do not pass go - do not collect $200 (send that to me) - and get it TODAY! I  L-O-V-E  LOVED IT! Once you finish it, then you can read any of my novels you haven't yet (I know - as if you haven't read all of my books...) while you wait for Leslie's newest release to pop into your Kindle by magic on May 30th, just as I am! Well, of course I pre-ordered it, so I will stay up until midnight on the release date

Café au lait with BOURBON STREET NIGHTS Author Jack Caldwell

Good morning, dear readers!   Today, I am excited to welcome back one an Austen Variations Authors and fellow Louisianian Jack Caldwell. I had the pleasure of being with Jack at the Jane Austen Literary Festival in Mandeville earlier this year (where I got an autographed copy of The Plains of Chalmette, the War of 1812 being my favourite war), and he told me about his upcoming Crescent City Trilogy, which revolves around Hurricane Katrina while blending together our beloved Jane Austen characters like coffee and chicory. I find it hard to fathom that it has been almost a decade since that horrible time in our lives. I went back to New Orleans two weeks after the storm, and it looked like a nuclear bomb had gone off, so silent and eerie without even birds in the sky. But she is tenacious and, although bloodied, remains unbowed. Who better to write about that sultry lady New Orleans and why she matters? Jack also has an excerpt for your enjoyment, in which the men in our heroin

Sexy Forever! Sneak Peek at Mr Darcy, Vampire, Book 2 for My Sexy Saturday

Welcome back to My Sexy Saturday ! " This week’s theme is Sexy Forever. Think of couples who live forever. You know, your favorite vampires, werewolves, even angels or ghosts. We want to know them all. They can be sexy, hot, sizzling and we want to know all about them." And who has been the standard for the sexy silent type for over 200 years? Why, Mr. Darcy, of course! Add the element of immortality introduced in Book 1 of the Mr. Darcy, Vampire series, Pulse and Prejudice: The Confession of Mr. Darcy, Vampire , and we really do have Sexy Forever ! (Here are 13 reasons why Mr. Darcy is the perfect vampire .) Last week, I provided a short excerpt from Pulse and Prejudice to commemorate its re-release, but I always worry about posting the really good or pivotal excerpts because I'm afraid it will affect the enjoyment of someone reading it for the first time. Hence, for this week, I give you a sneak peek at the upcoming sequel, Dearest Bloodiest Elizabeth . I

Hot off the Press! Release Day for PULSE AND PREJUDICE: The Confession of Mr Darcy, Vampire!

Good morning, dear readers!   I am drinking coffee by myself this Tuesday morning (well, I and my dogs....although they are not drinking coffee. That's a special treat they only get when we have donuts because, of course, they have to dunk their donuts into coffee!), but I do hope you will raise your cup in celebration of the re-launch of Pulse and Prejudice: The Confession of Mr Darcy, Vampire -- exactly four years to the day when I completed the first draft! (Book 1 of the Mr. Darcy, Vampire series.) So what do you want? Do you want an interview about what I'm even talking about? Well, here I am on Austen Variations with a Q&A about the re-release . Do you want excerpts?  Plenty of those here on this blog (as well as some sneak peeks at the upcoming sequel Dearest Bloodiest Elizabeth) . Do you want a giveaway? Then sign up to win one of three beautiful hardbound editions on Goodreads .  How about a sale price? If you order directly from the publisher , you will

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