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Author Post: The Vampire and the M.D. by J.P. Bowie

by on Apr.20, 2017, under Author Posts

Vampires and Me, by J.P. Bowie

So, it’s no secret I have a thing for Vampires. I have written seventeen stories about them, and given the time I might just write seventeen more. After all, they do give a writer a lot of great stuff to work with. First of all, they’re immortal, so their stories can go on forever, unless they meet an untimely demise at the end of a silver stake or severed head… Yeah, even the strongest vamp can’t survive that. And then there’s the daylight thing, but vampires are usually really, really smart and can generally avoid most of those inconveniences.

In my books, I’ve dispelled some of the myths surrounding the vampires, the no reflection thing, the holy water and the cross making them weak, and that they all hail from Transylvania. Those were Bram Stoker inventions, and although I loved his Dracula, I wanted to work on the premise that vampires could actually mingle with humans without being all that noticeable. And of course, as the stories are mostly pretty erotic, the guys have to be super hot, if a little on the pale side.

Here’s the blurb for my latest, The Vampire and the M.D.:

When Dr. Blake Farnon hits a shadowy figure with his car, he is astounded when the man almost instantaneously recovers from the accident. But Daniel Vale is no ordinary man, as Blake soon discovers. Daniel is Vampire, and not only that, works for the US government in a secret department of the FBI. At first, although wary of the undeniably handsome vampire, Blake cannot resist Daniel’s allure for long. From the moment Daniel shows up at Blake’s apartment with a poisoned silver sword imbedded in his side, Blake is hurled into an adventure he never dreamed he would be a part of.

Demons, ancient gods and a vindictive goddess determined to tear apart the fragile fabric of world peace after the Middle East War, can only be stopped by other supernatural beings—vampires. And Blake finds himself caught up in the fight, whether he wants to be or not. Can his fledging relationship with Daniel possibly survive? He’d thought it crazy enough he’d fallen for a vampire, but the rest of it? What would his mother say?

 

 

 

 

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Author Post: Smart Alex by AKM Miles

by on Apr.06, 2017, under Author Posts

Smart Alex
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AKM Miles

Can I write about Smart Alex? Oh, yes, I can. This is the first book I wrote back in 2007 when M/M was all so new to me. I’ve said before that I saw Brokeback Mountain and loved it, ordered the DVD, and got the manuscript with it. While reading that I thought that I could do write about guys in love. I went back online looking for more, not knowing of the whole M/M genre. I found books on online and was thrilled. I read them, ordered more, and I was hooked. Soon after that I heard that there was a drag show in my town. Mind blown! Here? Really? I had to go. (The funny part is that when I walked into the smoky dark room a young guy came up to me and asked, “Didn’t you use to teach at ?? Elementary?” OMG. Yep. Busted. Hilarious.

Anyway, while there I watched this couple dance in between the acts and I fell in love. I used that scene in Smart Alex. That right there started my writing in the M/M genre. That smaller guy holding on so tightly to the back of the taller guy’s shirt as if he’d never let go was an eye opener for me. “This is mine,” is what he was saying. He danced with others, but not like with this guy. They were so clearly a unit.

I started writing Smart Alex. I like that Smart knows he’s gay but has never had a chance to act upon it. He’s so excited to be going to college and hoping he’ll meet someone. Right off the bat, he meets Tommy and Mike and through them he learns what he wants for himself. The three become fast friends and the story develops from there.

Tragedy comes in the form of a fierce beating to the most vulnerable of the three and through that trauma he meets Alex. Through the story Smart and Alex become close and they all work together to help their friend recover. There is parent drama, police drama, sweet hot love, a cool dog, and a happy ending. And now, in the reissue of Smart Alex, there is an epilogue that shows where they are after graduation years later.

A neat little aside. Kris Jacen, at MLR read Smart Alex, loved it, and went to the owner and they decided I needed to write for MLR. It remains one of her favorite books to this day and I couldn’t be happier because that first endeavor has brought me so much. I love what I do and I hope you all love it, too.

 

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MLR Press New Releases!

by on Oct.06, 2016, under Author Posts

 

Title Sebastian & Owen
Storming Love Series: Tsunami #3
Author Nic Starr
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0626 (ebook) $4.99
Release Date October 2016
Length 23,000 words
Heat Rating Moderate
Categories Contemporary
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Kisses Sweeter Than Candy
Author Shawn Bailey
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0624 (ebook) $3.99
Release Date October 2016
Length 17,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Contemporary, Erotica, Ghosts
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Night Train to Venice
Night Train Series #3
Author Carolina Valdez
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0627 (ebook) $5.99
Release Date October 2016
Length 35,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Contemporary, Paranormal, Vampire, Suspense
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Warlock Found
Detroit City Warlocks #3
Author Stephani Hecht
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0625 (ebook) $4.99
Release Date October 2016
Length 35,000 words
Heat Rating Moderate
Categories Urban Fantasy, Warlocks
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)
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MLR Press New Releases!

by on Sep.16, 2016, under Author Posts

 

Title Hope For Pulse
Charity Anthology
Author Multi-Authors
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0615 (ebook) $8.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 97,000 words
Heat Rating Varies
Categories LGBTQ
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Don’t Fear The Abyss…
Rock & Roll Dreams #1
Author D.C. Williams
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0614 (ebook) $3.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 17,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Contemporary, Rockstar
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Cold Fear
Other Worlds #6
Author Stevie Woods
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0613 (ebook) $2.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 14,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Erotica, Sci-Fi
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

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MLR Press New Releases!

by on Sep.09, 2016, under Author Posts

 

Title Deserves to Be Adored
Author T.A. Chase
ISBN# MLR-1-020160-610 (ebook) $4.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 28,000 words
Heat Rating Moderate
Categories Contemporary, Paranormal, Witches
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

 

Title Unsafe Exposure
Hidden Wolves #4
Author Kaje Harper
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0611 (ebook) $8.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 135,000 words
Heat Rating Moderate
Categories Contemporary, Paranormal, Werewolves
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title In The Months That Follow
Author A.R. Moler
ISBN# MLR-1-02016-0610 (ebook) $4.99
Release Date September 2016
Length 30,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Erotica, Sci-Fi
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

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Two Silent Cries Reviewed at The Blogger Girls!

by on Aug.01, 2016, under Author Posts

Book cover Shawn Bailey’s Two Silent Cries Reviewed at The Blogger Girls Overall Impression: I Really Liked It –“So I highly suggest you give this book a try, it surprised me how much I liked it…”
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MLR Press New Releases!

by on Feb.12, 2016, under Author Posts

Title Song of Souls
Terra Souls #3
Author S.J. Frost
ISBN# MLR-1-02015-0518 (ebook) $8.99
Release Date February 2016
Length 102,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Fantasy
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)

 

 

Title Go All The Way
Author Megan Slayer
ISBN# MLR-1-02015-0519 (ebook) $3.99
Release Date February 2016
Length 20,000 words
Heat Rating Graphic
Categories Contemporary, Valentine’s Day
Available At: MlrBooks (ebook)
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