Well, I figure I’m not alone in this, but I blinked and lost the year 2013. I don’t know what happened to it. It’s like this vague memory that happened 10 years ago and not just yesterday.
I mean things happened and I remember them. I worked at the day (or night) job. I had surgery with good results. I went to RT in Kansas City and Lori Foster’s RAGT. I published 2 books with Siren. And I know I’m forgetting events. Everything flew by in a Star Wars, lightspeed blur. But, overall, it was a good year.
I do have regrets. As always I worry that I didn’t spend enough time with my family. I’m kicking myself for not getting that third book submitted and accepted by the year’s end. Financially, I haven’t made the progress that I’d hoped for.
But overall, I’m not in a bad place. It’s actually a pretty damn decent place where I’m at in life. Yet, there’s more work to do. A crap ton of work to be done. And it’s past time that I put my nose to the grindstone, or in writer-speak, my fingers to the keys and get it done.
In 2014 I hope to, no, no more hoping. I will get four works published and that does not count the one I’m working on now. It was for 2013 and I need to see it finished before I begin on the others. It’s tempting to grab onto a grain of success and hold tight with both hands, but I’m going to stay on course and follow my plan. I just need to pick up my pace. A lot. Like yesterday.
I truly hope everyone has a very happy and excellent New Year in 2014. Me? I’ll be working, but at least it’s a job I love.
It’s here! Two of my very favorite days combined into one, what more could a girl ask for? Christmas and release day. I’m keeping the promo light today because it’s a day meant for family but be warned, after Christmas, the gloves come off. *wink*
May you and yours have a very Merry Christmas and a most excellent New Year!
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Crave. Equal parts, naughty, class and sass, it’s the one place with everything needed to fulfill your desires. Three shops in one, Crave carries a wide range of toys and tools of just about any trade, lingerie that ranges from pretty and comfy to sexy and omg-scorch-the-sheets-hot. What was the third thing? Oh yeah. Books. They have a huge selection of erotic romance and erotica. What more could a woman ask for?
Lacey Temptations is the first book in the series that centers around the store Crave and here is my lovely cover.
Ryan Marks, is a hunted man. When sweet and sexy stranger, Lacey Briton becomes a target because of their explosive chemistry, the gloves come off. He calls in his best friend, detective Parker Ellison to provide protection.
All Lacey wanted to do was treat herself to a day of indulgence at the new shop in town, Crave. Instead she finds herself whisked away to a secluded cabin by two men claiming that her safety comes above all else.
Parker can see that Lacey is meant for Ryan and refuses to act on his own attraction to the sweet and curvy beauty. But Ryan has other ideas and draws Parker in to teach Lacey the pleasures of ménage where they find more than chemistry when all three hearts become involved.
Crave. Equal parts, naughty, class and sass, it’s the one place with everything needed to fulfill your desires.
Lacey Temptations releases December 25th at with Siren.
I’ll be giving away a free ecopy of Azrael’s Light and a book thong to one reader who’s willing to tell me, which section of Crave would you go to first? Winner will be announced Thursday morning.
Update – I’ll be contacting Mary Jo and sending goodies her way! And I’ll have more fun coming up as release day nears 🙂