Why mess with a good thing? It’s FREE~
I am excited to turn my blog over to Piper Denna to tell you about her new release. Yes, I realize there are two men on this “gorgeous” cover, and there’s a good reason! I think I dreamed about this book a couple of years ago. 😀 Don’cha just love those…shoes? Shame on you! Let me just say there is fun yet to be experienced here on the Ranch folks! New waters, I tell ya! And yes, I’m blushing over here…
Bring it, Piper!
Why mess with a good thing?
So I have this married couple in one of my books—Fantasy Mountain—and they’re my favorite romantic couple out of every one I’ve written. They got their HEA and for all we know, are doing just great together.
Why would I want to write their sequel and have them experimenting with another partner?
Good question, one I asked my muse when she seemed determined to take them into ménage territory in their next book, rather than have them moving on to the next stage as a couple (and taking backstage as secondary characters, while a new H and h get their romance). I knew Victoria, and was certain she couldn’t dabble with another man and walk away unattached. It’s just not in her makeup. So, of course, she was going to fall in love with this hot Olympic swimmer-dude who’s protecting his identity, hounded by the media, and lonely (I did!). Which meant things were going to get sticky in her marriage. There are bound to be hurt feelings, jealousy, distrust… right?
Yes and no. I did some research (including reading some m/f/m novels, most of which were more about sex than love) and discovered many women fantasize about having a second man, and it’s not all about the physical aspect, but for many females the idea of having another person focused on taking care of them… Yeah. I can see how that would click.
So, did inviting David into their bed screw up (pardon the pun) Vic and Brett’s relationship? It did get awkward several different times. But I think they managed to work out the kinks (again with the punny clichés, right?) so they have options, and are happy for now. Believably. And man, did they have a good time getting where they went…
This is a stand-alone novel, but it reads better knowing the characters’ backstory from Fantasy Mountain, especially the “bad guy”, who now has an anonymous accomplice aboard.
Hope you’ll check it out!
Romance is sexy!
Book 2 of Fantasies, Inc: Victoria’s Secret Wish
Maybe three isn’t always a crowd.
“Erotica’s Sweethearts”, Brett and Victoria Grant, are launching the Fantasies, Inc. Aphrodite–a cruiseliner dedicated to carnal pleasures. Since the voyage is all about fantasies coming true, Brett is determined to see Victoria realize her own wildest dream: being pleasured by two men at once.
Victoria can hardly keep her eyes–or hands–off gold medal swimmer David Roman when he boards the Aphrodite. And when Brett propositions David, she can’t say no. But Brett doesn’t know the extent of her fantasy. She wants him as into her other guy as she is. Will his adventurous spirit stretch that far?
David knows it’s a bad idea to get in the middle of the Grants’ marriage. He doesn’t have a kinky bone in his body–or so he thought before this trip–but the romps keep getting wilder and he keeps imagining more. And he really likes them both…as much in bed as out. If the paparazzi discover he’s involved with such a high-profile couple, his career is over. Is he willing to risk everything to continue?
WARNING: Adult sensuality and language, ménage a la two men bent on arousing their woman beyond all control, voyeurism, foot and hair fetish scenes, same sex situations, betrayal, and industrial espionage.
“Why are you nervous? Is it because you’re seeing me, or because you’re seeing a therapist?”
“Therapist.” As Britt had pointed out, seeing Serena Weiss would be less intimidating than any other therapist. After all, they’d watched from the AV room as Serena’s fantasy had been recorded. Having seen a woman go wild like that made her quite easy to approach. Aside from the therapist issue, anyway.
Serena leaned forward and took Victoria’s hands in her own. “If I might make a suggestion?”
“While you’re on this break from trying to conceive, give yourself a hall pass. Do some wild, sexy stuff. Nothing can kill the fun of sex like making it a means to a baby. Besides, one day you’ll be prego, and then a mom. And let me tell ya, that living-in-the-moment business doesn’t happen much for us mommies.”
Wild, sexy stuff. Like what? Britt’s idea of sharing her with another man on the cruise? Now she was probably blushing. “Um. Yeah. Even though I arrange all those fantasies, I’m pretty straightlaced.”
“Something tells me there’s a vixen inside you, just waiting to get out. Give her a spin. Trust me, your man will love it.”
Romance is sexy. And often funny, and sometimes tangled up with suspense. Let’s face it: all sorts of things get mixed up with romance in real life.
Piper Denna’s stories are not cut-and-dried romance. She wants her characters to deal with issues female readers can relate to: independence and trust, empowerment, inhibitions, an unfaithful partner, motherhood. Sometimes her characters make mistakes and often her “bad guys” are not 100% bad. Mostly she wants to take the reader on an emotional journey to a happy ending…with a few enviable sexual encounters along the way.
When she’s not writing, she edits, raises two teens along with her husband, and has an evil day job.
She enjoys books–or movies–with a comedic twist and hopefully a love story with lots of tension, too.
Sexiest parts of a man in Piper’s opinion? The hands and eyes. Shoulders are nice too, and of course, great pecs are never amiss…
LPI page link: http://www.lyricalpress.com/store/index.php?main_page=authors&authors_id=18
Amazon page link:
Well… blow my party horn! Ha! Thanks for the fun post Piper. And what an interesting concept for a book II. I’m very happy to have you here today and so thrilled to share your book.
Folks- don’t be shy. Let Piper know what you think of Victoria’s Secret Wish. And the FREE part- You can get your own copy here, right now by leaving a comment! Yep. Piper’s agreed to give one lucky commenter a copy of Victoria’s Secret Wish on my blog today!
Posted on 08/07/2012, in Blog Tour, guest blogging, Pen of the Dreamer, Promotion, Welcome and tagged Calisa Rhose, Free books, giveaway, guest, LPI, Lyrical Press Inc, Pen of the Dreamer, Piper Denna, victorias secret wish, Writing. Bookmark the permalink. 21 Comments.
WOOT! Congrats Nancy J!!! 😎
Thank you for letting me host you on your blog tour Piper! Congrats and good luck.
Do you have a winner to announce, Piper? 🙂
The winner is… by totally random numerical selection… Nancy Jardine! Nancy can email me directly at email@example.com and I’ll get her a copy in whatever format she’d like. 🙂 Congrats, and thanks everybody for coming by. Sara, I missed you last night, but thanks.
I love that cover…and I love the concept of your story. Good luck, Piper!
it’s nice to meet you, Piper.
As everyone has said, your cover is nice and your book piqued my interest.
Wish you all the best,
Thanks for coming by, Ceri and Neecy. Glad you like the cover–Renee is an Awesome (yes, capitalized) cover artist. 🙂
Yeowza!! Love it!! Awesome cover too!
Hi Piper and Calisa. I have to say I’ve not checked out Lyrical press enough yet. Maybe it’s time! Thanks for an entertaining post.
My comment seems to have disappeared. I think this is probably the most interesting plot for a second book I’ve ever seen. Best of luck with it.
Thanks, Ally. I guess everyone who reads it will know what my subconscious (aka muse, right?) gets up to. LOL.
Sounds interesting. Best of luck with it.
Thanks, Lani and Callie (hey, you two have “twin” names. LOL). Good luck in the drawing!
I never noticed their name similarities, Piper, and they are both in my local RWA chapter! 🙂
Calisa, well… now we’ve got Ally in the mix, too. 🙂 And hey Nancy, thanks for stopping by!
Oh my goodness! The book sounds fantastic!!! A dream come true for the adventurous at heart. Great interview Calisa and Piper. Way to go!
Thanks, Christine and Kristina. Glad you came by. And Calisa, thanks for having me at the ranch. I do love cowboys…
Oh, so do I Piper! It’s great to see you here. 🙂
Sounds like a fun read, Piper, congrats on it!
Welcome to my editor and fellow Lyrical author! It’s a pleasure (of a different kind 😉 ) to have you on my Ranch today, Piper! I might have ta get these two books!
Sounds like things could get sticky (lol…no pun intended here either)…I like the different premise of your story Piper. And Calisa is right….great cover 🙂 Enjoyed your blurb!
Thanks for coming over Christine. I know you’re busy with Nancy Jardine on your blog today. I’m heading there soon! 😀