Story Inspiration: It’s all in the embrace

There’s a great story in this picture. It has me wondering… Are they friends? Lovers? Is this a first date? Is it their first embrace? Were they just arguing? Laughing? Are they falling in love? Do their families not approve of their relationship? Did they just get engaged? Decide to have a child? Move in together?

I love the way these kinds of visuals always lead me to a story idea (or loads of ideas!).

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New Cover for A LESSON IN TRUTH

I’m thrilled to share that my freebie short story A LESSON IN TRUTH has this fab new cover from artist L.C. Chase. This edition of the e-book also includes the bonus short story SWEPT AWAY. You can pick up your free copy at:

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Read an Ebook Week at Smashwords: Get deep-discounted and free ebooks!

Smashwords is kicking off their eighth annual Read an Ebook Week promotion. The event runs from March 5th through March 11th. For one week only, get access to thousands of free and deep-discounted ebooks from loads of indie authors.

There are four coupon-code levels included in the sale: 25%-off, 50%-off, 75%-off and FREE. All of my novel-length books are 50% off (use coupon code: RAE50) and my short stories are free (use coupon code: SFREE).

To look for more titles included in the big sale, view the full “Read an Ebook Sale” Catalog.

I SWEAR TO YOU is out in paperback!

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He won’t run. Not this time. He swears.

My friends-to-lovers novella I SWEAR TO YOU is now available in paperback with a gorgeous new cover designed by Lou Harper. This is the first time this story appears in print. You can pick up a copy at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, or CreateSpace.

I SWEAR TO YOU

When roommates Grady and Mateo give in to their growing lust, it’s the best sexual experience of their lives. But are they really gay? Is this just sex? Or is it something more? It takes time for confused Grady to figure that out, but once he does he wants all of Mateo. Too bad tracking down brokenhearted Mateo proves impossible.

Grady’s last resort is to post an online ad encouraging his friend out of hiding and back into his life. He’s sure that once he gets Mateo between the sheets he can convince him what they had together was no college experiment. But Mateo’s been hiding from something—or someone—and he has no intention of returning home.

Grady is determined to tear down all Mateo’s walls so he can find out what happened to him and help heal his wounds. In the process he’ll show his best friend that he won’t run. Not this time. He swears.

 

Enter to win a free copy of my friends-to-lovers Christmas story TAKE ME HOME

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SP_TakeMeHomePrint_tradecover_MdDecember is the month for reader giveaways! Today I have another one for you guys. I’m the featured author on Lex Valentine’s blog where I’m offering a free e-book copy of my Christmas novel TAKE ME HOME. Lex is also giving away one of her titles too (Where There’s Smoke, The Phoenix Prophecy Book 3), so don’t miss out on this chance to win both books.

To enter, leave a comment on Lex’s blog by midnight Pacific time today, December 20th. Then be sure to check back at her blog throughout the rest of December for more chances to win fabulous M/M prizes.

Good luck!