Category Archives: anthology

Guest Post: Writer’s Secret: Giving Characters Their Names by Victoria Pond

My Lady GamblerBy Victoria PondEditions: ebookPublished: November 14th 2012Genre: Adult Erotic Romance / Steampunk / AnthologyA collection of erotic romance in the Age of Steam, featuring a Regency novella...Cara St. Cross is determined to play at the highest-stakes poker club in all of Great Britain... even if getting in requires her to dress like a man. Stanley, Lord Greenhope, doesn’t truly believe that “Mister” St. Cross has had relations with his wife, but that doesn’t stop him from challenging the (wo)man to a duel.In the early Age Read more [...]

Review: A Galactic Holiday by Stacy Gail, Sasha Summers, Anna Hackett and Angela James (Editor)

A Galactic HolidayBy Stacy Gail, Sasha Summers, Anna Hackett and Angela James (Editor)Editions: ebookExpected publication: December 3rd 2012 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Romance / Sci-Fi / AnthologySource: NetGalleyDo androids dream of electric sugar plums?A detective who refuses to modify her body teams up with her cyborg rival to track down a burglar who is putting toys into homes. A solitary ice miner finds love and friendship while stranded on the surface of Galileo. And two hardheaded negotiators put their differences aside to evade an assassin Read more [...]

Review: Red Hot Holiday (Red Hot Holiday) by Anne Calhoun, K.A. Mitchell, Leah Braemel and Angela James (Editor)

Red Hot HolidayBy Annie Calhoun, K.A. Mitchell, Leah Braemel, Angela James (Editor)Editions: ebookExpected publication December 3rd 2012 by Carina PressGenre: Adult Contemporary / Romance {hot} Source: NetGalleyI’ll be home for Christmas…to fulfill all your dreams.This holiday, a Mountie is determined to get her man. A widow finds a fireman who ignites her passions again. And two men unsure of their commitment discover a happily ever after—and a blindfold—under their tree. No matter your desires, this collection of three shorts is bound Read more [...]

Promo: Sinister Seductions by Roxanne Rhoads (ed.) + Excerpt

Sinister SeductionsBy Roxanne Rhoads (ed.)Editions: ebook, paperbackPublished October 2012 by Crushing Hearts and Black Butterfly PublishingGenre: Adult Paranormal / RomanceDisclosure: One of the stories in this anthology is mine, Mistress by Livia OlteanoDelightfully dark tales of paranormal desires and sinister seductions grace the pages of this CHBB anthology filled with short stories and poetry from: Raven Corinn Carluk, Amanda Browning, Ann Gimpel, Roxanne Rhoads, Adam Clark, Lisa Goldman , Nathan Squiers, Selena D. Jenkins, DJ Shaw, Livia Read more [...]

Guest Post: How to effectively build characters by Stephanie-Louise Farrell

The Amy Winehouse pilgrimage & other storiesBy Stephanie-Louise FarrellEditions: ebookPublished August 31, 2012 by Any Subject Books Genre: Anthology / Contemporary / FictionThese four short stories, which are as different as they are original, clearly reveal the author’s ability to sustain suspense until the very last line. In fact, even then we may be left guessing. The uniqueness of the stories lies in the strange and perplexing situations which the protagonists must resolve while at the same time affording us front-row views of their thought Read more [...]