I’m ready to go…
Yeah, okay, so I suck at singing. But I’m still humming that song out loud! Because my bags are indeed packed. And tomorrow I get to go away for two whole lovely weeks.
So if things are quiet from my side, don’t worry. I’ll be lying on the beach, soaking up some sun. (Er, if the rain ever quits, that is).
Now, if you’re wondering what’s happened to the Samhain Publishing and My Bookstore and More sites, here’s your answer:
Samhain is undergoing a massive revamp. They’re remodeling the site.
Search for Jess Dee, and you’ll find all my books there.
Have a happy two weeks.
Rather than writing a new blog, I’m taking the liberty of posting her words here:
Nature is a fickle woman. For months people in north-eastern Australia have been complaining about a lack of rain and now it seems there prayers and wishes have been answered and then some. In Queensland and New South Wales flooding is taking a toll. A big one. Whole towns have been washed away and many communities have been cut off by rising waters. Those of us in the writing community have the privilege of meeting people from all over the world and at times like these there are more than a few of us that have friends caught in the disaster. While I wait for word of a close writing friend I know many others are receiving devastating news on loved ones and friends. My heart goes out to all of them. I can only imagine the distress of not knowing and at the moment there are quite a few Aussie’s unaccounted for. The crisis isn’t over, waters are still rising. For those in Australia and around the world wanting to donate to the flood relief go here http://www.qld.gov.au/floods/donate.html
As rain continues to fall and water levels continue to rise I hope and wish for no more lost lives. Things, cars, houses, TV’s, can all be replaced. People can’t. To everyone in the disaster zone, stay safe.
Just over a year ago, two of my novellas released in quick succession as e-books at Samhain:
Now I am seriously delighted to tell you those same two novella are available in one tempting package, a print book called Risking It All.
RISKING IT ALL
When it comes to love, it’s a safe bet you’ll lose your heart.
A Question of Love:
Four years ago Gabe Carter left Tina Jenkins as a matter of honor, destroying the passionate threesome they’d both enjoyed with Gabe’s best friend, Connor. Now Gabe’s back, armed with promises of love and forever. Picking up where they left off is tempting, but Tina wants the whole package—which includes Connor—and Gabe wants her all to himself. It’s up to Gabe to prove that he is the only man Tina will ever need.
Going All In:
Julia Savage’s weekly poker games are not the only thing she’s betting on. She’s also gambling on the love of two men. Hunter Miles and Jay Baxter are happy to double up and share both Julia’s affection and her body, but their attraction to each other may threaten the budding relationship between all three of them. Now it’s decision time: all or nothing?
Are you ready for a combination game this hot? Double up for a taste of the edgy world of Jess Dee.
Warning: These novellas contain a whole lot of hunky heroes, heroines worth betting on, sizzling hot m/f love scenes, even hotter three-way action (m/f/m and m/m/f), adult toys, anal sex…and romance that will leave your heart pounding.
Quick Excerpts from the two novellas:
A Question of Love:
“Christ, T, I’ve dreamed of seeing you again.” His massive hand was on her cheek now, and he dragged his thumb over her lower lip. “Kissing you again.”
A wave of dizziness washed over her. Never mind the powers of speech, she couldn’t think straight.
“Dreamed of touching you.” His thumb traced the curve of her upper lip. “Tasting you.”
Her breath caught in her throat.
“I’ve dreamed of you. Every night for four years.” Even as he said it he bent forward. She watched, spellbound, as he closed the distance between them. With a soft groan, he pressed his mouth to hers.
She turned to mush. Standing on the footpath beside his car, with his lips on hers, she couldn’t breathe. She couldn’t think or talk. She could hardly hold herself upright. Her bones dissolved in her legs and her arms lost all structure. Gabe’s lips were on hers—warm, soft and seductive. Gabe. Oh, dear Lord, Gabe.
He drew back to stare into her eyes. “Christ…” he whispered. “I’ve wanted you for four years.” And then his mouth was on hers again, his tongue slipping between her lips, and she melted into him.
God help her, she hadn’t meant to respond, but how could she resist the temptation that was Gabe Carter?
Sensing her capitulation, his arms closed around her, pulling her in even closer, and she lost herself in his immense size, in his taste, in his familiar, spicy scent. Had anyone ever made her feel the way Gabe and Connor did?
All it had taken with them was one kiss, and she was reduced to a trembling wreck. Nothing had changed. Shivers raced through her as Gabe deepened the kiss, reminding her how each cell in her body had always responded to the two men, how every nerve fiber had stood to attention when they touched her.
He lifted her up, curving her body into his. His chest was a solid mass against her breasts, his legs thick and muscled against her thighs. In this position it was impossible to ignore the girth of his erection straining against her belly. Its very presence made her weak-kneed and lightheaded. It also made her horny. Very, very horny.
His tongue danced with hers. His taste filled her mouth. Sex and man.
No one had tasted quite so enticing as Gabe or Connor.
Going All In:
God help her, she needed to step away. Needed to extricate herself from the deluge of testosterone that muddled her thoughts and jammed her senses. Needed to look her parents in the eye tomorrow and the next day and the day after that. She put her hands against Jay’s chest to push him away but grabbed his shirt and clung for dear life instead.
Heat zinged between her legs, and she would have moaned out loud had her mouth not been taken by Jay’s in a heart-pounding kiss.
Hunter pressed his lips to her neck, covering it with sweet, sensual kisses.
How could she resist? How could she push either of them away? For four months she’d been unable to choose one over the other, and here they were taking the choice away from her. Here they were offering her another solution altogether.
She loved two men, and both seemed determined to be with her. How could she not accept them?
Then again, how could she? What would happen to the three of them if she slept with both men at the same time?
But why did kissing them both feel so incredible? So right? Perhaps this was what fate had had in store for her all along. Perhaps she’d never been able to choose one because they were both her destiny.
Bullshit. No woman was graced with two men as her destiny. Not in this day and age, in which she and almost every woman she knew, whether career-oriented or not, was raised to want marriage and the customary two-point-six children.
Jay ran his tongue over hers, nipped her lower lip and pulled away.
Aw, fuck. Who cared what every other woman she knew wanted? She yanked at his shirt, pulling him right back to her, and kissed him again.
Hunter growled in her ear. “It’s time to up the stakes.”
As Jay continued to bamboozle her with exquisite kisses, Hunter moved with a shuffle behind her. The next thing she knew something warm and moist touched the back of her thigh, just below the edge of her skirt.
Risking It All is available now from MBaM.
I’m thrilled to announce the Red Hot Winter Anthology is now available at Samhain Publishing.
This is a doubly thrilling release day because I get to celebrate two special releases from the antho:
Guilty pleasures can heat the coldest winter night…
A Red Hot Winter story.
There’s never been any question in Rachel Ashberg’s mind. Jackson Brooks is the one, and they both know it. The problem? Thanks to his unbreakable rule—never date his twin sister’s friends—he’s completely off-limits. Even if they can’t imagine being with anyone else.
It’s been over two years since their last encounter, when they gave in—just once—to their passion. Now, as the Brooks twins’ milestone birthday approaches, Rachel and Jackson are about to meet again at a gorgeous mountain resort. Needing something to take the edge off the desire that has never faded, she indulges in a fling with sexy stranger Garreth Halt. He even makes her forget Jackson for a while. Or…maybe not.
When she mentions Jackson’s name in passing, Garreth picks up on all the hidden undertones in her voice. And he brings Jackson into their bed, if only in a fantasy they play out together. Funny thing about Garreth’s fantasies, though. Even the most improbable, impossible ones have a way of becoming reality…
Warning: Enough heat is contained within these pages that you won’t even notice the winter cold. You might fall in love with Jackson—the real-life hero, determined to protect his sister from further pain—but it’s the handsome stranger, Garreth, who’ll take your breath away.
Two men, one woman, one momentous dare.
A Red Hot Winter story.
Serious and determined, Joseph Hudson isn’t Australia’s businessman of the year for nothing. So now he’s asking himself, how did he get lost on the side of a mountain in the Colorado Rockies—in the middle of winter—with night fast approaching? Three simple words. I dare you.
Fear isn’t in Rob Thorton’s vocabulary. Life is for the taking, and Rob uses both hands. Challenging his best mate to take an impromptu snowboarding trip to the U.S. is just the latest in a lifetime of dares. Besides, he has an ulterior motive for the trip. And a plan…
Park Ranger Anna McCarthy knows what trouble looks like, and it’s written all over the two Aussies she first encounters in the ski lodge. Instinct has her following them onto the mountain, and sure enough, they end up needing her winter survival expertise. But not even her skills can stop her body from responding to the sexy muscles she finds beneath their ski suits.
Stuck in a remote cabin until the storm passes, the temperatures rise until all bets are off. And a double dare turns into a triple threat—to their hearts.
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