Wednesday, February 22, 2017

INSPIRATION ~ HERO~ A SUMMER'S ENCHANTMENT






My inspiration for Jake Connor from A Summer's Enchantment! This photo was taken up close and personal of the amazing Jon Bon Jovi in MetLife Stadium on the Circle Tour in 2011. Jake is not a famous rock star like JBJ, but he is an inspiring musician and lead singer in a band called The Outlaws. Follow Jake as he tries to balance his career and the love of his life, Cassandra Wales. 

Here's a teaser from book 2 in The Moonlight & Jasmine Series, A Summer's Enchantment! A strange request brings Cassandra and Jake together, but opposite worlds may tear them apart. 99 cents for a limited offer! Have you grabbed your copy? http://amzn.to/2ky2g4T



Sunday, February 19, 2017

A SUMMER'S ENCHANTMENT IS HERE!








My inspiration for Jake Connor the hero in my contemporary/paranormal element romance. Can you guess who this rocker is? I can give you a hint. He ran away in the beginning, had a lot of prayers in the early days, and is now taking a stand for a home that is not for sale.

A Summer's Enchantment is here! 99 CENTS FOR A LIMITED OFFER!



A strange request brings Cassandra and Jake together, but opposite worlds may tear them apart.

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Cassandra Wales, an independent and determined registered nurse, finds her plans for the future shattered when her boyfriend dumps her. Her witchcraft made him squirm, but she wasn’t about to change for him. Decorating her new home keeps her mind off her failed relationship. She never expected to find an elderly woman, accompanied by her hot and sexy grandson, at her doorstep with an odd request.

Jake Connor is an ambitious, up-and-coming lead singer in a rock band. When his grandmother has a dream about her late husband and she asks him to drive her over to their first home, he doesn’t question it. Once there he meets the woman of his dreams. But how can he expect her to take a back seat while he pursues his big break in the exciting world of rock and roll?

Cassandra can’t resist Jake’s magnetism, yet she has her doubts about a man who has women begging for his attention. Can a rocker and a nurse who practices witchcraft have a future together, or will their different worlds put a halt to their budding romance?

Content Warning: contains sensual sex scenes


Genre(s): Contemporary Romance / Paranormal Romance


Wednesday, February 15, 2017

BOOK BLAST & GIVEAWAY~ CASKET GIRL~ BY MAGGIE MAE GALLAGHER



Maggie Mae will be awarding a $15 Amazon or B/N GC to a randomly drawn winner via rafflecopter during the tour.  You will find the Rafflecopter at the end of this post. 

I encourage you to follow the tour and comment; the more you comment, the better your chances of winning. GOOD LUCK AND HAPPY READING! 
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Casket Girl
by Maggie Mae Gallagher

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GENRE: Paranormal Romantic Suspense

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BLURB:

All he wants is to find a killer...

FBI Special Agent Josh Blake has seen some bizarre cases in his day. His latest case is one for the record books. He has multiple homicides, corpses drained of every ounce of blood, and no suspects. When rumors surface that the French Quarter may be hiding an insidious monster bent on drenching the streets in dead bodies, he must suspend logic and place his trust in the mystical.

She wants a fresh start...

Isabelle Toussánt left her family home in the bayou five year ago, cutting all ties with her abusive whiskey swilling stepfather, to forge a new life in the French Quarter. Now a successful business owner of Madam Toussánt’s Mystical Gifts in Jackson Square, and a Seer with voodoo roots. The foundation of her new life shatters when one of her employee’s winds up dead and she is dragged into a deadly game where she becomes the target of a serial killer.

A passion neither expected...

Determined to stop the brutal slayings, Josh must rely on the beautiful Isabelle who makes him question everything he has ever known about life and death all while surrendering to a desire hotter than a Bayou night. When Isabelle disappears without a trace, with tourists flocking to the party capital for Halloween, and the body count continues to mount, Josh will be forced to push beyond the boundaries of what he thinks is possible and rescue the woman he loves before it's too late.

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EXCERPT

“Miss Toussánt.” Captain Tremayne addressed her above the din and chaos.

She swung around, her long dark hair, the silky wave of it, shimmering and rippling as she faced the captain. Josh took one look at Miss Isabelle Toussánt and felt like a thoroughbred had just kicked him in the stomach.

She was exotic, with caramel skin and looking taut and lean in her formfitting tank that displayed delicate arms. He sucked in a sharp breath when she glanced at the captain. Cat eyes. The mahogany color reminded Josh of his chestnut mare as a child, Daisy. They were framed by black brows. One of them was currently raised in his direction as she spoke to the captain.

“Yes, Captain Tremayne? Can I interest you in a cup of coffee?” Her voice reminded him of a shot of smooth, single malt whiskey.

“Miss Toussánt, this is Agent Josh Blake with the FBI. He has some questions, if you’re up for them.”

A wounded shadow passed through her magnetic eyes for a moment before she shifted her gaze toward him. The unabridged effect of her stare was electric and compelling, until he found himself immersed in her eyes. Unexpected lust zinged along his spine, not that he would give in to the temptation she presented, but his body resonated with the siren’s call her body echoed. 

“Agent, can I interest you in some coffee?” She held up a glass carafe of steaming brew, already half empty.

“Not right now, Miss Toussánt. Thank you for the offer, though,” he murmured gently but firmly. It smelled like heaven, but he didn’t want to coddle her. She needed to understand he was in charge and would dig into her background no matter how sweetly her hips swished as she walked.

“Please call me Isabelle,” she offered with a slight smile, but it didn’t spread to her eyes. No amount of coffee or alcohol would erase the vision of death. He knew what that first time was like, though, the horror of it, the way it twisted your insides. Seeing for the first time how fragile life truly was made you face your own mortality. And, more important, you began to understand that some individuals just wanted to watch the world burn.

“Is there somewhere we can talk privately?” he asked, assessing her response, both verbal and non-verbal, ignoring the intense desire churning in his gut as he studied her. If there was one thing Miss Toussánt was, it was off-limits. It didn’t matter how long it had been since he’d done the horizontal tango. If there was one thing he was strictly by the book on, it was that he never blurred the lines in a case. The evidence either convicted a person or set them free. As it was, she was a witness to a horrific murder, possibly more.

There was something off about her that he couldn’t quite put his finger on. The way her eyes darted nervously around, and she kept wetting her pouty bottom lip. It could be signs of trauma and shock from discovering the body, or it could be she was hiding something. Perhaps she’d witnessed the incident and feared the killer would come back for her if he knew.

“Certainly, follow me.” Isabelle returned the carafe to the coffeemaker, wiped her palms along her skirt and nodded toward a doorway in the far corner.

He would have followed her into hell if it meant listening to her sultry voice some more and siphoning whatever information she had on this case.


AUTHOR Bio and Links:




Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Maggie grew up listening to Cardinals baseball and reading anything she could get her hands on. She remembers her mother saying if only she would read the right type of books instead binging her way through the romance aisles at the bookstore, she’d have been a doctor. While Maggie never did get that doctorate, she graduated cum laude from the University of Missouri-St. Louis with an M.A. in History.

Maggie is a bestselling and award-winning author published in multiple fiction genres. She also writes erotic romance under the name Anya Summers. A total geek at her core, when she is not writing, she adores attending the latest comic con or spending time with her family. She currently lives in the Midwest with her two furry felines.

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And if you like your romance with a bit of spice and kink be sure to check out Maggie Mae Gallagher writing as Anya Summers!

The Dungeon Fantasy Club Series
HER HIGHLAND MASTER, Book 1
TO MASTER AND DEFEND, Book 2
TWO DOMS FOR KARA, Book 3
HIS DRIVEN DOMME, Book 4
HER COUNTRY MASTER, Book 5
LOVE ME, MASTER ME, Book 6
SUBMIT TO ME, Book 7
HER WIRED DOM, Book 8


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Saturday, February 11, 2017

LOVE'S ENCORE 99 CENTS VALENTINE'S MONTH SALE



My contemporary romance, Love's Encore is on sale for 99 cents for the month of Feb. DESIRE WINS THE LEAD ROLE! Grab your copy here. http://amzn.to/2l1fMdF

Desire wins the lead role.

Sadie Layne, a creative and motivated high school drama teacher, is grateful for second chances. After surviving breast cancer, she embarks on a celebratory trip to LA with her two best friends. Sadie never expected to run into the handsome and charming Vince De Carlo in the hotel lobby. She hasn't seen Vince much since they worked together in a theater company years ago. Their meeting interrupts her plans and reminds her of the life she left behind.

Vince, a struggling actor and cover model, is in LA to promote a television pilot. His old attraction to Sadie is stronger than ever. He never forgot her, even though a trusted friendship and a scripted kiss was all they'd shared.

The reunited pair give in to temptation, but reality soon collides with lust as strong doubts about their blossoming romance get in the way. Sadie dreads facing her defeat as an actress, and Vince doesn't think a struggling actor like himself is capable of providing the accomplished teacher with what she deserves.

Will the couple find a way to keep their sizzling romance alive and build a future together? Or will their uncertainty win the lead role and smother the flames?


Thursday, February 9, 2017

SNEAK PEEK ~ A SUMMER'S ENCHANTMENT

 A Summer's Enchantment, book 2 in The Moonlight & Jasmine Series is being re-released with a hot new cover. I'm so excited to be sharing Cassandra and Jake's story. Hope you love it! 
Remember to watch for my blog tour. Release day is Feb 20! 

Have you ever daydreamed about dating a musician? Cassandra can't resist Jake's sexy long blonde hair, and when he plays guitar and sings, her heart flutters.



A Summer’s Enchantment by Kathleen Ann Gallagher

A strange request brings Cassandra and Jake together, but opposite worlds may tear them apart.

Cassandra Wales, an independent and determined registered nurse, finds her plans for the future shattered when her boyfriend dumps her. Her witchcraft made him squirm, but she wasn’t about to change for him. Decorating her new home keeps her mind off her failed relationship. She never expected to find an elderly woman, accompanied by her hot and sexy grandson, at her doorstep with an odd request.


Jake Connor is an ambitious, up-and-coming lead singer in a rock band. When his grandmother has a dream about her late husband and she asks him to drive her over to their first home, he doesn’t question it. Once there he meets the woman of his dreams. But how can he expect her to take a back seat while he pursues his big break in the exciting world of rock and roll?

Cassandra can’t resist Jake’s magnetism, yet she has her doubts about a man who has women begging for his attention. Can a rocker and a nurse who practices witchcraft have a future together, or will their different worlds put a halt to their budding romance?

Content Warning: contains sensual sex scenes


Genre(s): Contemporary Romance / Paranormal Romance













Saturday, February 4, 2017

SALE ~ LOVE'S ENCORE



My contemporary romance, Love's Encore is on sale for 99 cents for a limited time. Grab your copy here. http://amzn.to/2l1fMdF




Desire wins the lead role.

Sadie Layne, a creative and motivated high school drama teacher, is grateful for second chances. After surviving breast cancer, she embarks on a celebratory trip to LA with her two best friends. Sadie never expected to run into the handsome and charming Vince De Carlo in the hotel lobby. She hasn't seen Vince much since they worked together in a theater company years ago. Their meeting interrupts her plans and reminds her of the life she left behind.

Vince, a struggling actor and cover model, is in LA to promote a television pilot. His old attraction to Sadie is stronger than ever. He never forgot her, even though a trusted friendship and a scripted kiss was all they'd shared.

The reunited pair give in to temptation, but reality soon collides with lust as strong doubts about their blossoming romance get in the way. Sadie dreads facing her defeat as an actress, and Vince doesn't think a struggling actor like himself is capable of providing the accomplished teacher with what she deserves.

Will the couple find a way to keep their sizzling romance alive and build a future together? Or will their uncertainty win the lead role and smother the flames?