Mistletoe Hop


Christmas Trees. Holiday Music. Sugar Cookies. Glitter and Bows. And Best Of All… the Mistletoe. Romance books enhance our holiday traditions. Who doesn’t love to cuddle under a warm blanket near a fireplace on a cold day and read? Hop around with us to celebrate the best romance books of the season.



Read excerpts from some good books. Enter each of the author contests. Tell us what you like to read during the holidays. Find some new-to-you authors to ring in the New Year with.

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Blurb: Team Alpha Three’s spaceship is out of power after fighting a wormhole, and parked on the primitive world of Zenevieva. With half the team sick from radiation poisoning, the team commander entrust geologist, Maya Gladstone, to find enough matrix crystals to power up their spacecraft, so they can go home to Earth.
Vach Namaste of the powerful Clan Namaste, a native of the planet, has desired the lovely Maya since she stepped off the spaceship on that astonishing day a year ago. He’s hounded her every step since. As Hymeneal Night approaches, he makes plans to take her as his bride… willing or not.
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Excerpt: As promised, Maya bought another cheap tote so she wouldn’t damage her prize. Then she worked her way through the bazaar, buying supplies for the next day’s trip. As she went from tent to tent, hunting down the few veggies, fruit and other types of food that she could digest, she caught glimpses of the Zeeman following her. She tensed. What does he want with me?
She stalked completely round one of the tents to come face to face with him. Now’s my chance. “Why are you following me?”
“What? I don’t know what you mean.” He took a step back.
Maya grabbed a fistful of his dark brown robes. “Yes, you do. You’ve been dogging my steps from the moment I set foot on your planet.” She suddenly noticed that the young man was bigger than she’d thought. His chest was deep and his shoulders broad. His arms were larger than Bobby’s and he worked out. And here I am, holding him by his clothes.
He stared at her hand. “I like you and want to get to know you. If you were one of my people, I would woo you.”
She realized his robe wasn’t made from the rough, homespun fabric used by the common Zeeman. Is he a clan lord?  Maya loosened her grip on the silky material. “Who are you?”
He moved back and swept his arm down in an elaborate bow. “My name is Vach Namaste of the Namaste clan. It would please me if you remembered it.”
With a flutter of his robes, he hurried away, weaving through the crowd. It wasn’t until he had disappeared that Maya realized that he’d been speaking to her in English.
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Vach finally reached the edge of the bazaar, where he had tied up his steed. He patted its thick neck. “Hey, Brawley.”
His mount woke up with a snort, then lipped at his hand, demanding a treat. It was still standing in the same place that he left it and no one had bothered it. No one would dare touch a sherakey, not even this sleepy fellow. Reaching into a pouch, Vach dug out a sweet lump for his mount. Giving him the treat, Vach turned to see if the human female had followed.
She hadn’t.
He felt disappointed. But she wasn’t of his race and didn’t understand the proper way to act. If she wanted him to woo her, she should have followed him. If she didn’t, then she should have knocked him on his well-bred butt, just like the human guard had suggested.
Vach had wanted this human female since he saw her step out of the spaceship on that astonishing day a year ago. Her blue eyes drew him closer. Her long, red hair made him want to run his fingers through it. Her curves sent flames of desire flickering through his body. He’d taken to coming into town regularly to stroll by the compound, just to see if she would be there. Today had been one of those rare good days when she was there to follow. He learned a little more about her each time.
Now he knew she wanted to find something. If he knew what it was, maybe he could find it for her.
Climbing up on the saddle, Vach clicked his tongue and his mount started down the dusty road toward the Namaste bachelor compound. He contemplated his plan for Hymeneal Night. Vach already knew from eavesdropping at the map seller’s tent that Maya would be out on the desert, all alone.
And then he’d get his chance to have her.
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I also like to present my Christmas story. A two for one.

My new eBook, Matrix Crystal Christmas, which follows, Matrix Crystal Hunters, is now available: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00GJCNBAY
Matrix Crystal Christmas is made up of two short stories (one erotic and one sweet) for the fans of my novel, Matrix Crystal Hunters, who told me that they wanted to know what happened next.
In Crystal Flower Christmas: Vach and Maya are on a mission to undam the Laonooco River for the drought stricken region. As heartache fractures their marriage, will the gift of a crystal flower mend their relationship or break it beyond repair?
In Crystal Clear Christmas: Plague has struck the village of Zama and the citizens blame the only human left on Zenevieva, Maya. Will Vach make the ultimate sacrifice to save his wife?
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***Leave a comment about what you like to read for the holidays along with your email addy***

Contest rules: The prize is an Amethyst Crystal necklace or if you live outside of the US a five dollar gift certificate to Amazon. The prize is valued at no more than five $5.00 USA dollars. 

Contest starts December 20th and ends December 23, 2013. If no one claims the prize within Forty-eight hours of being notified, then another winner will be selected. No one under the age of eighteen need apply.

***Winners are those who leave the best comment in the comment section and leave an email address*** 

By entering your email in the comment section you are agreeing to the Official Rules and stating that you are older than eighteen (18).

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When Sparks Fly Blog Hop

If you are looking for the When Sparks Fly Blog Hop, then you have found it!

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I have exciting news. My short story will be published August.

So soon, very soon you can purchase Persephone’s Song and read my short story Weather Witch.

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Still available and now only .99 cents, Windswept Shores.

Expert:

“Megz, you’re making me head spin.” Seth moaned, wanting to taste her lips again. He fought for control.

“Am I going too fast?” She tweaked one of his nipples.

He closed his eyes briefly. It shocked him that one small thing would rock his control. “I reckon with all the times you knocked me back when I tried to get a leg over.”

She furrowed her brow. “We can do this another time. It’s okay. I can wait.” Her face showed her disappointment.

Seth stared at her bare breasts. He wanted to taste them again. “It’ll take a bit, but I reckon I’ll get over it.” He kissed her again as he tugged on her garment.

While he gathered the bottom of her dress, she put her hands over her head, so he could pulled it off.

She gave a nervous chuckle and smoothed down her hair, reclining back with a leisurely stretch. “I feel so free now. I want to share myself with you.”

His heart beat fast. He swallowed, his throat suddenly dry, watching his soon-to-be lover’s luscious figure. Her body, though scarred from the surgeries, was toned as an athlete’s, her breasts full, the planes of her stomach flat. His donger, already hard, throbbed and his body tightened. He needed to have her—all of her—soon.

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Trade paperback: https://www.createspace.com/4084680
Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AS9NDNO

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***Janice Seagraves’s Contest Alert***

Leave a comment and your email addy, for a chance to win a five dollar gift certificate from Amazon.

And just for stopping by, you also receive three free downloads, which is the start of my science fiction romance series The Alien Heart Series.

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Arcons Are Coming

Exodus Arcon Trailer

The first of a new Science Fiction series

Exodus Arcon

Exodus Arcon two

*new*

Exodus Arcon Three

Alien Heart, which follows these free reads, will be available sometime this year.

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Contest rules: The prize is a five dollar gift certificate to Amazon. The prize is valued at no more than five $5.00 USA dollars. Contest starts July 4th and ends July 8, 2013. If no one claims the prize within Forty-eight hours of being notified, then another winner will be selected. No one under the age of eighteen need apply.

Winners are those who leave the best comment in the comment section and leave an email address.  

By entering your email in the comment section you are agreeing to the Official Rules and stating that you are older than eighteen (18).

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Sweaty Nights Blog Hop

If you were looking for the Sweety Nights Blog Hop then you have found it!

Expert:

“Megz, you’re making me head spin.” Seth moaned, wanting to taste her lips again. He fought for control.

“Am I going too fast?” She tweaked one of his nipples.

He closed his eyes briefly. It shocked him that one small thing would rock his control. “I reckon with all the times you knocked me back when I tried to get a leg over.”

She furrowed her brow. “We can do this another time. It’s okay. I can wait.” Her face showed her disappointment.

Seth stared at her bare breasts. He wanted to taste them again. “It’ll take a bit, but I reckon I’ll get over it.” He kissed her again as he tugged on her garment.

While he gathered the bottom of her dress, she put her hands over her head, so he could pulled it off.

She gave a nervous chuckle and smoothed down her hair, reclining back with a leisurely stretch. “I feel so free now. I want to share myself with you.”

His heart beat fast. He swallowed, his throat suddenly dry, watching his soon-to-be lover’s luscious figure. Her body, though scarred from the surgeries, was toned as an athlete’s, her breasts full, the planes of her stomach flat. His donger, already hard, throbbed and his body tightened. He needed to have her—all of her—soon.

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Trade paperback: https://www.createspace.com/4084680
Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AS9NDNO

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***Janice Seagraves’s Contest Alert***

Leave a comment and your email addy, for a chance to win a five dollar gift certificate from Amazon.

And just for stopping by, you also receive three free downloads, which is the start of my science fiction romance series The Alien Heart Series.

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Arcons Are Coming

Exodus Arcon Trailer

The first of a new Science Fiction series

Exodus Arcon

Exodus Arcon two

*new*

Exodus Arcon Three

Alien Heart, which follows these free reads, will be available sometime this year.

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Contest rules: The prize is a five dollar gift certificate to Amazon. The prize is valued at no more than five $5.00 USA dollars. Contest starts May 24th and ends May 30th. If no one claims the prize within Forty-eight hours of being notified then another winner will be selected. No one under the age of eighteen need apply. Winners are those who leave the best comment in the comment section and leave an email address.  By entering your email in the comment section you are agreeing to the Official Rules.

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Tortured Hero Blog Hop

If you’re looking for the Tortured Hero Blog Hop then you have found it!

My hero Seth in Windswept Shores is torture by his past. He’s running away from his manipulative parents and wants none of their plans for him and his future.

Expert:

Seth strolled back out with a photo album which he set down on the small dining table. Megan turned off the stove and set the pot on a folded tea towel to cool. She walked over, wiping her hands on another one she used as an apron.

Megz, here’s the photos that’ll say what’s what.” He opened the album. “This is my dad.”

“He’s in a suit?” she asked, realizing that it looked expensive.

“My da’s a businessman, though he used to mine opals, and that’s my mum.”

“Can you get rich mining opals?” she asked, noting the smart clothes.

He frowned out the window, but didn’t say anything a moment.

Megan rubbed his shoulders. “Seth, what are you not telling me?”

Megz… I not sure…”

She slid into the opposite seat. “What is it?” Megan studied his apprehensive expression. “Is it bad?”

Naw, blokes just have a bad reaction at the news.” He paused for a moment longer and took a deep breath. “Usually, they put the bite on me when I tell ‘emme da isa bloody rich man.”

“Good heavens.” She stared at the man she thought she knew while she tried to reconcile this fun, hard loving, sometimes badly dressed guy who was also a rich man’s son. “So, that’s how your parents were able to send you to college in the states?”

“My parents wanted me to go to Yale, but I reckoned on Cal State Long Beach because of the surfing. They were just glad I was going.”

“My son Josh goes there.”

“Maybe I ran into him?”

“Two years ago was his freshman year. Josh Lorry, tall skinny with wavy black hair?”

“Hmm, naw, rings no bells.” He turned the page to a photo of three well dressed, brown-headed boys. “These are my two older brothers, but they died in a car crash when I was younger. So, I’m an only child now. My parents wanted me to step into my eldest brother’s shoes.”

“Oh?” Megan studied his unhappy expression. “Did they pressure you?”

“Blimey, Megz, you do ask questions.” He leaned back in the seat, frowning. “Oy they did. Da wants me to take over the company someday. Mum wanted me to be successful at something’. I just wanted a good time. I got married young, divorced, went to Uni, but then took off during spring break. I reckon I ran from it all.”

“I’m sorry to hear about your brothers. But you can’t run from your responsibilities, darling. Sooner or later, it will catch up to you. Are both your parents still alive?”

“Last time I looked.” He smirked. “They’ll have to hunt me down to this here island if they want me back.”

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Trade paperback: https://www.createspace.com/4084680
Kindle: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AS9NDNO

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***Janice Seagraves’s Contest Allert***

Leave a comment and your email addy, for a chance to win a five dollar gift certificate from Amazon.

And just for stopping by, you also receive three free downloads, which is the start of my science fiction romance series The Alien Heart Series.

******

Arcons Are Coming

Exodus Arcon Trailer

The first of a new Science Fiction series

Exodus Arcon

Exodus Arcon two

*new*

Exodus Arcon Three

Alien Heart, which follows these three free reads, will be available sometime this year.

~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~

Contest rules: The prize is a five dollar gift certificate to Amazon. The prize is valued at no more than five $5.00 USA dollars. Contest starts April 25th and ends April 28th. If no one claims the prize within Forty-eight hours of being notified then another winner will be selected. No one under the age of eighteen need apply. Winners are those who leave the best comment in the comment section and leave an email address.  By entering your email in the comment section you are agreeing to the Official Rules.

Void were prohibitive.