Title – Christmas Fantasy
Author – Siren Allen
Genre – Erotic Paranormal Romance
Publication Date – 12/9/13
Length (Pages/# Words) – 44k
Publisher – Entranced Publishing
Book Blurb/Synopsis –
One bite was all it took.
It’s that time of year again. Alyssa Blakely is busy writing in her fantasy diary, filling it with all her forbidden, sexual fantasies. The star: her very sexy boss, Devin Jordan. Too bad for her, he’s never given her a second glance.
Or so she thought…
After a steamy kiss under the mistletoe and a night of wild sex, Alyssa has the bite to prove just how wrong she was.
Devin Jordan has found his mate. The only problem: she’s human. He’s not. Can he prove to her that his inner beast can be both naughty and nice? Or will her fear of the unknown keep him from claiming her?
Christmas Fantasy Excerpt
Devin took a deep, calming breath. Alyssa was off limits. Even if she were single and interested in him, he still couldn’t have her. It was too risky. She made him feel things he wasn’t used to. He didn’t know if he could handle touching her without hurting her.
Hurting Alyssa was something he would never do. He would just have to endure her presence. He would take pleasure in the shy smiles she cast his way every now and again. He would enjoy the laughs they shared while working late some evenings. He would maintain the professional relationship they had, even though he yearned for a taste of her.
Devin turned and placed his back against the window. He stared at the door that separated him from the woman he desired. A piece of metal and space was all that separated his body from hers. It would only take a couple of strides for him to reach the door.
One pull on the door knob and he could send it flying across the room. Then he would be face to face with the one woman in this world that made him wish he wasn’t a beast with a conscience. If he had no conscience, he would take her, now, against his desk, against her desk, against the wall, on every damn hard surface in this building.
He would make sure she enjoyed it. He would make sure he pleased her so thoroughly that she wouldn’t even think of leaving him, even when she found out that he was not the man he pretended to be. Devin sighed, but that would never happen. Because though he was a beast, he did indeed have a conscience
That conscience kept her safe from him… for now.
REVIEW BY SUE ELLEN:
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
This author seems to amaze me more with everything that I read from her. This was definitely no different, each of her stories have their own twists that she brings to the plot line that will draw the readers to want more. In this Christmas romance, it evolves around an everyday women who has fantasies mainly about her sexy alpha male boss. Each year Alyssa, and her sisters have a pact of fulfilling their one big fantasy but they have yet to fulfill. Will this year be different for one of them? Devin, has the looks and money, yet he does not yet have his women. When he goes after the one that he believes is everything he is looking for, his biggest secret may be what tears them apart.
This is a great short paranormal read that I couldn’t put down. Even the secondary characters that are introduced in this story have brought entertainment to this amazing book and hopefully for more in the future. Enjoyable Christmas read, that you will enjoy at other times of the year. Siren Allen will definitely deliver to her readers an amazing story no matter the size of the book and I look forward to reading more by this author. I would definitely recommend this book to anyone who enjoys paranormal erotic romances.
Title – Christmas Confusion
Series – Bailey’s chaotic life
Author – Monica Garry-Allen
Genre – New Adult/Contemporary Romance
Publication Date – 12/08/13
Length (Pages/# Words) – 44,580
Publisher – Front Porch Romance
Cover Artist – Monica Garry-Allen
Book Blurb/Synopsis –
Can two people be any more confused than Bailey and Max?
Bailey Cooper is very much attracted to her neighbor Max Davis. Unfortunately for Bailey, Greg – Max’s lover is slowly becoming one of Bailey’s best friends. Bailey’s emotions are torn; she adores Greg’s friendship while at the same time she craves Max’s touch. What is a girl to do when she ‘thinks’ the man she’s in love with is in love with someone else?
Max Davis and his baby brother Greg Davis are co-owners of the apartment building they live in. Max has fallen for his tenant, Bailey, but she avoids and ignores all of his advances. Max becomes suspicious of the friendship blooming between Greg and Bailey. He believes Bailey has a crush on his brother but Max wants Bailey all to himself. Now he has to think of ways to keep Bailey and Greg apart.
Will a holiday weekend full of chaos, confusion and a little bit of charm finally get Bailey and Max on the right track? Or will a few innocent caresses lead to more Christmas confusion?
Christmas Confusion Excerpt
Max scooted back on the couch, he reached toward Bailey, eyes straying to her legs. Even though she wore jeans, he still pictured her legs bare, like they were when she jumped on his counter.
Her eyes widened as his hand came closer and closer. Max leaned forward, stretching his arm even closer to her body, he ached to touch her. His fingertips itched for a chance to slide down her body. As he moved closer, he heard her inhale deeply and he couldn’t escape the erotic images that flowed through his mind. Oh, the sounds I could cause her to make, if she would give me the chance.
Max continued edging forward, until his fingers wrapped around what he was reaching for. He picked the remote control up and moved back to his side of the couch. His hand shook slightly. Bailey exhaled. The sound sent chills over his body. Max pointed the remote at the television and pressed play.
He cleared his throat. “Do you want to start from the beginning or do you want me to find the last scene you watched?”
Max waited on her to answer but all he heard was the sound of her breathing. He kept his eyes straight forward, fearing the sight of her chest rising and falling would be his downfall. She took so long to answer that he forgot what his question was.
“Whatever you want,” she whispered, and his gut clenched. Max pressed pause.
What was his question? For the life of him, he couldn’t remember what he’d asked her. But her answer ‘whatever you want’ was the answer he craved. A thousand questions raced through his head, ‘Bailey, what do you want me to do to you with my tongue?’ Her answer of ‘whatever you want’ would be perfect for that question. ‘Bailey, what do you want me to do to you with my hands?’ Whatever you want would be the perfect answer to that question. But none of those were the question she was answering. What had he asked her?
“Or we could just watch television,” she said. “We don’t have to watch the movie, I know it’s a chick flick and you may not like it.”
Oh yeah, the movie. “No, no, we can watch the movie.” Get it together, Max.
“Okay,” Bailey smiled and snuggled further into the comforter. His comforter, the one he would sleep under later on tonight. The comforter that would have her sweet scent on it until he decided to wash it, if he decided to wash it. Get it together, now, Max.
Max cleared his throat again. He felt like his t-shirt was getting tighter, choking him. Max found it hard to swallow. “We can just watch it from the beginning. How long is this movie anyway?” he asked her.
“It’s a short movie, about an hour long.”
He would have an hour in her company, an hour with her sitting within arms-reach of him, an hour of sweet torture and he would enjoy every minute of it.
“Can I have a little cover?” he asked her.
“Sure, here.” Bailey leaned forward pushing some of the comforter his way.
“Thanks,” Max told her, before draping the cover over his legs and pressing play. The first scene of the movie came on. Bailey’s eyes were glued to the television screen. Making good use of his peripheral vision, Max watched her from the corner of his eyes.
He loved watching her smile at the funny scenes and tear up at the sadder ones. Emotion after emotion flitted across her face as she watched the movie. He wondered what kind of emotions he would draw from her if she was underneath him. Would she be as passionate in the bedroom as she was outside of it? Max had a feeling she would be.
REVIEW BY SUE ELLEN:
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review!
This was the first time I have read from this author and her writing has swept me away. Christmas Confusion has definitely brought lots of confusion when it comes to Bailey and her thought of Max and Greg. Bailey moves into an apartment building and starts to have feelings for Max BUT she believes that Max is in a relationship with Greg. Talk about a wake up call when she finds out the truth.
I loved this book because all through this book the author made me laugh at the way both Max and Bailey had the whole tension thing but stop can’t touch thing going on. As a reader you can see that there is some spark there and I wanted to help Bailey and open her eyes up. The author has given you a whole package in this book because even though for the most part of the book it had me laughing, there were sexual tensions; it also had some heart wrenching moments which just made me want to take the two people (not Max and Bailey) and smack them for the way they think especially since Greg is such a lovable and caring person. Have I made you want to read it yet? When Bailey’s best friend comes for a visit they start to have some fun and truths are let out during a game (lets just say you really don’t want to play this game).
This author has definitely made me want to continue following her with this story. I would highly recommend this and look forward to reading other novels by her.
Title – Lily’s Naughty Christmas
Series – Secrets of Country Club Circle
Author – Siren Allen
Genre – Erotica
Publication Date – 12/09/13
Length (Pages/# Words) – 14,409 words
Publisher – Secret Cravings Publishing
Book Blurb/Synopsis –
Twas the night before Christmas and Lily Parks has every intention of having her name on Santa’s naughty list.
Tired of her good girl image, Lily Parks is determined to let her wildest fantasies free, even if it is just for one night. She plans a night of seduction – the only thing missing is her ex-husband Charles and his lover, Paul. She wants them both and she knows just how to get them.
Charles Henderson is surprised when he receives a call from his ex-wife inviting him and his partner to Christmas dinner, but he can’t deny that her threesome idea is the greatest Christmas present ever. After one night of ecstasy with the two people he loves, he’s determined to make this arrangement permanent.
Can the three of them make this love triangle work, or will jealousy destroy the attraction they all feel for one another?
Lily’s Naughty Christmas Excerpt
“Can you lock the door behind you?” she called to them over her shoulder. She heard the lock click. Time for the games to begin.
“Where are the other chairs?” Charles asked when he entered the kitchen.
“There are only three of us tonight, so we only need three chairs,” Lily told him. He raised his eyebrow but said nothing as he sat in the chair across from her.
“Can you pour me a glass of champagne before you sit down, Paul?” Lily asked her ex-husband’s lover.
Paul was in the middle of sitting down beside Charles when Lily popped her question. He froze, looking from Charles to Lily.
“Uh, sure,” Paul said. “You want some more, buddy?”
“Yeah, whatever,” Charles responded.
Lily smiled. Charles was uncomfortable, she liked that. “If you want something stronger I have vodka in the cabinet. You forgot to take it with you when you left.”
Paul filled her glass with champagne then sat down. Charles stood up and walked over to the cabinet, pulling a bottle of Grey Goose out. He filled his wine glass with the clear liquid. Lily smiled as he drank it down with one gulp then refilled the glass. At this rate he would be drunk before they even began.
Lily stood up and walked over to the stove. “Let me serve you two.”
Behind her both men coughed, choking on their beverages. Lily took the lid off the pot containing the dressing.
“It smells good Lily, thanks for having us over.” Charles voice sounded a bit strained but not strained enough.
“You’re welcome.” Lily walked over to her ex and bent over him to pick up his plate. Her breasts were right in his face, her ass right in Paul’s face. She picked up the plate and took it to the counter and began filling it with dressing, turkey, greens and candied yams.
She carried Charles his plate. “Enjoy,” she whispered before picking up Paul’s plate and filling it. When she was done serving both men she returned to her seat and began to drink from her glass.
“You’re not going to eat?” Charles asked around a mouthful of food.
Soon his mouth would be full of her. Lily shivered, and both men stopped eating. They stared at her.
“If I don’t watch this figure, no one will,” Lily told them. She took another sip of her drink, enjoying the way she had them squirming in their seats.
This whole seduction thing was easier than she thought. Lily licked her lips. Paul swallowed. Charles stared down into his plate. If Lily wanted a threesome she was going to have to make the first move.
“You two should hurry up with your dinner, I have a present for the two of you in my bedroom.”
Lily stood up. She pushed her chair under the table and grabbed her glass.
“I’ll be waiting,” she whispered before she turned and sashayed away. Her whole body trembled with nervousness. She’d done her part, she’d put the offer on the table. It was now up to them to pick it up and run with it.
Lily walked upstairs to her room. She sat her glass on her nightstand and pulled her dress over her head. She had to wiggle a bit to get the tight-fitting garment off. Lily put her dress back on a hanger and hung it in the closet. She sat on her bed and resumed sipping her drink. All she could do now was wait for them to join her.
REVIEW BY SUE ELLEN:
I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review!
If you could have your one fantasy fulfilled what would you do to get it done? Lily is still in love with her ex-husband Charles and wants to fulfill it with only him and his lover Paul. So when she calls him and invites both him and Paul to dinner, he sure is surprised to hear what the alternative motive was for suggesting dinner especially after she was basically a good girl who wouldn’t try anything new. Of course after one night who could go back to the way it used to be!
Siren Allen delivers an amazing erotic novel in this short quick read that will have you falling over with attractions and sexual content. Once you pick this up you will not put it down until the end. I would definitely recommend this to anyone that enjoys strong sexual content because this author definitely knows how to please you.
1. Did you always want to be a writer? If not what did you
want to be?
~Yes, becoming a writer has always been my dream.
2. When did you first consider yourself a “writer?”
~I began thinking of myself as a writer when I signed my first publishing contract. I was so excited.
3. How long did it take to get your first book published?
~It happened pretty quickly. I think it took maybe six months to get it accepted. I received two rejections during that six months but they both came with notes on how i could improve the story so i made a few changes to my manuscript and when i sent it out again it got accepted. 🙂
4. Do you do another job except for writing and can you tell us more about it?
~Yes, by night i create delicious tales of worlds that don’t exist and characters you can’t help but fall in love with. But by day, i play in stool, urine, and anything else the body can excrete. 🙂 I’m a Medical Technologist. Even though the job can be tiresome at times I still love what I do.
5. What is the name of your latest book, and if you had to summarize it in less than 20 words what would you say?
~My next book is coming in March from Front Porch Romance. It’s a steamy Paranormal Romance called, Her Dream Lover.
Twenty words or less – “Imagine a man that fulfills all of your fantasies. Is he kind, understanding, and sexy? If so you have just described Draken Barrand from Her Dream Lover. ~ (Okay that was 27 words, sorry. 🙂 )
6. How long does it usually take you to write a book, from the original idea to finishing writing it?
~I would say, roughly six months.
7. What can we expect from you in the future? ie More books of the same genre? Books of a different genre?
~I am working on a horror story. Hopefully it will be published later this year or early next year.
9. What made you decide to write that genre of book?
~I write in multiple genre’s because i read multiple genres. I don’t think it would be possible for me to just focus on one genre. It would be like trying to eat just one type of food everyday.
10. Do you have a certain routine you have for writing? (ex. write better at nights, with music, etc)
~I write better in the mornings and i need complete silence.
11. Do you choose a title first, or write the book then choose the title? How do come up with the titles
~I usually choose a title first. But sometimes the title changes as the story begins to form.
12. Are there any hidden messages or morals contained in your books?
~Um, nope, not at all.
13. Your favorite food is?
~Stuffed crust pizza.
14. Your favorite singer/group is?
15. Your favorite Author is?
16. When you aren’t writing what do you do to relax and have fun?
~I usually go to the movies or watch television.
Siren Allen is a writer and lover of all things erotic and romantic. She resides in southern Mississippi where she writes steamy romances that are guaranteed to make you blush. When she’s not listening to the characters in her head and jotting down their adventures, she’s busy working as a Clinical Laboratory Technician.
Her weekends are spent writing and having sleep-over’s for her wonderful nieces and nephews. She loves to travel, preferably with her husband, so he can do all of the driving. She enjoys time with her family, who are just as silly as she is. She doesn’t have any children…yet! Her hobbies are reading, writing and shopping, though she hates trying on clothing. If she wasn’t a writer or a Laboratory Professional, she swears she would be a Secret Agent. But that’s the beauty of being a writer; you can create your own world and be whoever you want to be. In her imaginary world she is Queen and her siblings are her minions.
Monica Garry-Allen has loved reading for as long as she can remember. As a child her mother always purchased books for her at her school’s book fair. Back then her favorite book was The Little Mermaid. Now days she reads and tells stories to her nieces and nephews during her weekend sleepovers. Monica is a full time Clinical Laboratory Scientist. When she is not working in the lab she’s writing humorous love stories and steamy romances. She recently married the man of her dreams, Dempsey Allen, who motivates her to be the best writer she can be. She has a loving family who supports her one hundred percent and friends who can’t wait to read her next story. She resides in the southern part of Mississippi where she enjoys shopping, reading, writing and spending time with her family.
1- Ecopy of Christmas Confusion by Monica Garry-Allen
2- Ecopy of The Makeover by Monica Garry-Allen
3- Ecopy of Lily’s Naughty Christmas by Siren Allen
4- Ecopy of Christmas Fantasy by Siren Allen
5- Ecopy of Lovers Unchained by Siren Allen
6- Ecopy of Yours For Now by Siren Allen
7- $10.00 Amazon Gift Card