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Welcome, Anneliese Vandell!

We’re excited to welcome Anneliese Vandell to the Highlighted Author. In her own words, she “…isn’t the kind of woman you want to bring home to your mother. She specializes in writing steamy erotic romance with a twist of suspense, starring alpha males who are handsome, commanding, and fiercely protective of the women they love. When she is not writing, she can most likely be found searching for the perfect New York bagel.” We are featuring her Hush Hush! series this week (books 1-3 are available). Enjoy the feature!

–Jo Grafford, Highlighted Author Co-Hostess

Hush Hush! Book #1

Hush-Hush-Cover-1Fifty Shades of Grey meets Revenge in this tantalizing new series about a young woman who’s willing to do anything in the name of vengeance. 

Something terrible happened to April Morrison when she was eleven years old. When she returns home to New Orleans fourteen years later as “Sophia,” she has only one word on her mind: revenge. She’s got her eye on Charles and Barbara Hawthorne, the crowning jewel of New Orleans’ elite and the ones responsible for turning her life upside down.

Enter Liam Hawthorne, the couple’s successful, strikingly handsome, and irresistibly dominant thirty-two year old son. When Liam makes a provocative proposal, it occurs to April that he may be just the “in” she needs. But what she doesn’t bargain for is Liam’s insatiable—and thrilling—sexual appetite. And as Liam begins to test April’s limits, she realizes that appearances are not what they seem.

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Welcome, Cara Covington!

The Highlighted Author is excited to welcome back Cara Covington, erotic romance author of the bestselling Lusty, Texas Series. As of this month, Cara has published a grand total of forty titles with Siren-BookStrand. She has won several awards and consistently stayed in the top 5 of BookStrand’s bestseller list for ménage romance. This week we are featuring Love Under Two Outcasts, a crossover novel that incorporates characters from Heather Rainier’s Divine Series. Happy reading!

–Jo Grafford, Highlighted Author Co-Hostess

Love Under Two Outcasts

91XMUYCdxiL._SL1500_Charlotta Carmichael is mostly not ashamed of the way she paid for her college degree. Mostly. As an exotic dancer at a gentlemen’s club, she earned enough to get her degree in psychology.

But sometimes the scorn she’s suffered in the past comes back to haunt her. She fears a similar reaction from Jesse and Barry Benedict. Will they still think she’s good enough for them if she tells them the truth?

Jesse and Barry know all about past mistakes and regret. Feeling like outcasts, they left their Montana home and headed to Lusty, hoping to make a new start. Once they understand that Charlotta is their soul mate, they confess their sins of the past—because they want their relationship to have a solid foundation.

As Jesse and Barry rush to save Charlotta from a stalker, they all soon learn that moving on is easier said than done—and requires a bigger leap of faith than they’d ever imagined.

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About Cara

712375The only dream I’ve ever had was to be a published author. It was a dream formed in childhood and held onto through the business of growing up, getting married, and raising my family.

Being an author was a dream deferred, not a dream abandoned and now I have not one, but two stunning careers.

Under the pen names of Morgan Ashbury and Cara Covington, I write Erotic Romance for adult women who like something extra with their love stories.

Romance is a wonderful genre that accommodates every other. Comedy, mystery, western, paranormal, suspense, or science fiction, romance embraces them all. Erotic romance gives the reader all of that, and so much more.

For readers who want all the best that Romance has to offer — great characters, compelling stories, and a happy ending — and for those who like their Romance served hot and spicy — I invite you to read one of my novels and tell me what you think.

Morgan Ashbury or Cara Covington — two different pennames, one dedicated author.

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Welcome, Cara Covington aka Morgan Ashbury!

We are excited to welcome erotic romance author Cara Covington to the Highlighted Author. Writing has been a lifelong hobby, but writing for publication only became a reality after a close shave with an emergency triple bypass surgery in 2002. With the support of a very loving hubs of forty-two years, Cara has since taken writing from a dream to a full-time career. Twenty-three of her thirty-nine total books are part of her Lusty Texas Series featured today. Enjoy!

–J Grafford, Highlighted Author Co-Hostes

A Special Message from the Author

712375The only dream I’ve ever had was to be a published author. It was a dream formed in childhood and held onto through the business of growing up, getting married, and raising my family.

Being an author was a dream deferred, not a dream abandoned and now I have not one, but two stunning careers.

Under the pen names of Morgan Ashbury and Cara Covington, I write Erotic Romance for adult women who like something extra with their love stories.

Romance is a wonderful genre that accommodates every other. Comedy, mystery, western, paranormal, suspense, or science fiction, romance embraces them all. Erotic romance gives the reader all of that, and so much more.

For readers who want all the best that Romance has to offer — great characters, compelling stories, and a happy ending — and for those who like their Romance served hot and spicy — I invite you to read one of my novels and tell me what you think.

Morgan Ashbury or Cara Covington — two different pennames, one dedicated author.

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Lusty Texas Series Highlights

 

Love Under Two Outcasts – coming December 19, 2014

91XMUYCdxiL._SL1500_Charlotta Carmichael is mostly not ashamed of the way she paid for her college degree. Mostly. As an exotic dancer at a gentlemen’s club, she earned enough to get her degree in psychology.

But sometimes the scorn she’s suffered in the past comes back to haunt her. She fears a similar reaction from Jesse and Barry Benedict. Will they still think she’s good enough for them if she tells them the truth?

Jesse and Barry know all about past mistakes and regret. Feeling like outcasts, they left their Montana home and headed to Lusty, hoping to make a new start. Once they understand that Charlotta is their soul mate, they confess their sins of the past—because they want their relationship to have a solid foundation.

As Jesse and Barry rush to save Charlotta from a stalker, they all soon learn that moving on is easier said than done—and requires a bigger leap of faith than they’d ever imagined.

Genre: erotic romance, contemporary, Cowboy Ménage a Trois, M/F/M, HEA

Series:  Lusty, Texas #24, crosses over with Absentminded Angel by Heather Rainier

Publisher: Siren

Release Date: December 19, 2014

ISBN: not available yet

Length: @289 pages

Formats: eBook; print to come

Buying Links:  Not available yet

Love Under Two Wranglers

91t8SowNLTL._SL1500_Holly discovers the difference between book boyfriends and real-life lovers when Alan Wilson and Duncan Moore aim for her. Alan and Duncan recognize Holly as theirs. Now they just have to convince the virginal librarian that they can live up to any fictional heroes.

As Holly learns to trust those smokin’ hot wranglers, she dares to explore her sensual side—the woman within longing to sample all the delights she loved to read about.

Alan and Duncan already know that Lusty is home, and once they get to know Holly they understand she’s the woman that’s always been destined to be theirs. They long to give her the happy-ever-after she’s dreamed of. Then their past comes back to bite them in the ass.

Years before, they helped uncover a conspiracy, in which racehorses were killed for profit. They didn’t take the threats against them seriously then, but they’re about to discover just how deadly a woman scorned can be.

Genre: erotic romance, contemporary, Cowboy Ménage a Trois, M/F/M, HEA

Series: Lusty, Texas #23

Publisher: Siren

Release Date: September 19, 2014

ISBN: 978-1-63258-394-9

Length: 75,046 words; PDF 255 pages

Formats: eBook; print to come

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Love Under Two Gunslingers

Sold into marriage by her father, Sarah discovers she’s drawn to the two gunslingers escorting her to her new home. Caleb and Joshua Benedict look nothing alike, yet these twins both make Sarah’s body shiver and her heart quiver. When danger threatens, her protectors lead Sarah into the untamed wilderness of Indian Territory. Terrified and torn, Sarah offers herself to the brothers–seizing her only chance to taste love before she begins her sentence of a loveless marriage. Caleb and Joshua Benedict are twins who’ve always agreed on the most important things in life, and one thing they agree on is they both want Sarah. When they discover someone’s trying to kill her, they know they’ll move heaven and hell to keep her safe. And when she comes to them to offer all she is, they know they’ll do anything–anything at all to keep her.

Genre: erotic romance, historical, Cowboy Ménage a Trois, M/F/M, HEA

Series: Lusty, Texas #1

Publisher: Siren

Release Date: July, 2010

ISBN: 9781606019887

Length: 58,110 words; 192 pages

Formats: eBook; print

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Love Under Two Lawmen

As the illegitimate daughter of a kept woman, Amanda Dupree is considered unmarriageable. So she sets her sights on building a career as a private investigator. But when a disgraced businessman threatens to get even, she decides it’s a good time leave town. She even has a destination in mind: Waco Texas, the cousin she’s never met and a quest for lost Confederate gold. Texas Ranger Adam Kendall and lawyer Warren Jessop are two lawmen with a secret. Lovers at a time when their actions could net them the death sentence in some places, all they want is enough space and privacy to live as they choose. The moment they meet fiery-haired Amanda Dupree they know she belongs with them and vow to help her on her quest. But will the desperados on their trail destroy all they hold dear, or will the treasure they seek be the key to their happy-ever-after?

Genre: erotic romance, historical, Cowboy Ménage a Trois, M/F/M, HEA

Series: Lusty, Texas #2

Publisher: Siren

Release Date: July 23, 2010

ISBN: 9781606019887

Length: 72,550 words; 224 pages

Formats: eBook; print

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