Author Spotlight: Shyla Colt

I’m so excited to host Shyla Colt on my blog today and let her introduce herself and an upcoming work, Forever, from Hot Ink Press.

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Author Bio

Shyla Colt grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio, but has lived a variety of different places thanks to her wanderlust, interesting careers, and marriage to a United States Marine. She’s always loved books and wrote her very first novel at the age of fifteen. She keeps a copy of her first submission letter on her desk for inspiration.

After a lifetime of traveling, she settled down and knew her time had come to write. Diving into her new career like she does everything else, with enthusiasm, research and a lot of prayers, she had her first book published in June of 2011. As a full-time writer, stay at home mother, and wife, there’s never a dull moment in her household.

She weaves her tales in spare moments and the evenings with a cup of coffee or tea at her side and the characters in her head for company.  A self-professed rebel with a pen, her goal is to diversify romance as she continues to genre hop, and offer up strong female characters.

You can interact with Shyla Colt online via her website www.shylacolt.com or on Facebook and Twitter @shylacolt

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Devastated by the death of his father in his arms, Dallas Wesson turns Nomad and hits the open road. He soon learns there’s a price to pay for freedom. The club is in danger of collapsing, and his woman has left with his son. With blood staining his hands, and demons haunting his nightmare he finds his hardest battle is with himself.

As the daughter of the Vice President, Cora entered her relationship with Dallas with eyes open. The sacrifices made always paled in comparison to the love and happiness she received. But things change and everyone has a limit of how much they can take. Close to breaking down, and lost in the maelstrom of the broken man she’s committed her life to, she’s forced to pull away to remain sane.

Together they will conquer the ghosts of the past and face the future as one, or go their separate ways.

Spotlight on Melanie James’ Literal Leigh Diaries

For my very first blog post on my new site, I’m going to do a Thursday Spotlight on Melanie James’ Literal Leigh Diaries Series.

3D-cover-for-promo-Accidental-LeighHow does a girl become a witch? By accident, of course!

Leigh Epstein is a grief stricken and lonely elementary school teacher that is devastated by the brutal and unexpected death of her true love at the hands of a careless writer. She overcomes her grief by taking matters in her own hands and takes up a little romance writing to resurrect her vampire-werewolf book-boyfriend. Leigh gets more than she bargained for when she discovers that every steamy erotic scene she creates is magically reenacted by her family, friends and coworkers.

In her hilarious first diary, Leigh unwittingly sets her parents up for a weekend dinner party that they will never forget. She has two weeks to find out what her new found magic is capable of. Can she prevent a wild erotic encounter that could devastate her sweet parent’s marriage? What and who else will get caught up in her magic spells? 
Read a story so witchingly fun, that you won’t be able to put it down and you will be eagerly awaiting the rest of the Literal Leigh Romance Diaries! 

 

Serious-Leigh-3DOy vey! Shit just got serious in Chicago. The Witches Union has discovered that Leigh Epstein has been dabbling in the dark arts, and now they want to become creative editors for Leigh’s paranormal romance, “Four-Bitten Fangtasy”, a book about a shape shifting-werewolf-vampire hybrid named Vlad. They definitely have something up their sleeves and they’ve assigned our young apprentice witch to a mentor named Gertie, who isn’t quite up to snuff. Can she fulfill the contract and get FBF done before the deadline? What’s in it for the Union anyway? 
To make matters worse, Leigh’s friends and family are still reeling from their last disastrous episode in Accidental Leigh. Will she make her Sister Sarah’s lackluster love life even worse, by attempting to fulfill her erotic fantasy from her favorite BDSM/Navy SEAL/Amnesia novel? And yes, it is titled “Bound to Forget”. 
Love is in the air, but so is catastrophe, now that Leigh is also getting some very strong feelings for Hunter, the hunky roofer turned Chicago Police Academy cadet. 
Find out almost everything, and even learn about a Paranormal Pet Shop, what really sank the Titanic, magic brownies, how the Great Chicago Fire really started, and more in Serious Leigh, Book 2 of the Literal Leigh Romance Diaries by Melanie James.

 

And we have a cover reveal for Hopeful Leigh, coming in September.

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You can find Melanie on her website, Facebook, and follow her on Twitter.