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Lick This by B.J. McCall Excerpt 2

If you are still in a holiday mood – here’s another excerpt from my holiday, erotic elf tale.

Happy New Year

BJ

 

Every year Norr leaves a big peppermint candy cane to tempt Faith. If she licks the candy cane she’ll be able to join him at the North Pole. Trouble is, Faith hates peppermint. 

 

EXCERPT TWO

 

Norr reached out and cupped her face with one hand. Faith was so beautiful, with long, sun-kissed hair, big brown eyes, and a mouth he longed to kiss, but right now her lips were trembling. “Don’t say that,” he said, moving so close her scent curled in his nostrils and her breasts were soft against his chest.

Norr expected her to pull away, but perhaps what she needed was someone to hold her. Someone who cared. And Norr cared. He had since the first moment he’d seen her file.

He folded her into his arms and to his surprise Faith laid her head against his shoulder. She was soft and warm and set his insides to sizzling.

Getting personal was against the rules, except for the furlough that started right after Santa took off in his sleigh to deliver toys. He allowed the Elves to move freely between the dimensions and let them indulge in Earthly pleasures. The period didn’t last long, but all the Elves looked forward to Christmas furlough.

“I hate peppermint,” she whispered.

Norr liked holding her. She triggered all his male senses and his precious furlough time was ticking away.

“Do you hate kisses?”

She lifted her head and looked at him. “What?”

“I want to kiss you.”

She pulled out of his arms. “Pervert Elf.”

Incensed, he fisted his hands on his hips. “I beg your pardon.”

“You sneak into my house in that ridiculous costume, claim you work for Santa Claus and what you are really after is sex. Elves don’t have sex.”

“Most of the year that’s true, but I’m on Christmas furlough. The only time during the whole year when I don’t have to work, I can drink alcohol and have sex. Instead of having fun, having sex, I chose to spend it with you.”

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Lick This by B.J. McCall

Happy New Year.

The holidays can be exhausting, but I hope you still have a bit of Christmas spirit left.

Enjoy this excerpt from my Christmas tale, Lick This.

BJ

Faith hates peppermint. Can a sexy elf tempt her to take a lick from a candy cane laced with Christmas magic?

Faith hates Christmas. She hates peppermint, too, but every Christmas morning she finds a stocking stuffed with candy canes hanging from her fireplace mantel. This Christmas she’s determined to catch the culprit.

It’s Norr’s job to help Faith regain her Christmas spirit. So far, he’s failed to tempt her with peppermint candy canes. This year is his last chance. One lick isn’t all he wants, but it’s a start. What’s an elf to do?

 

EXCERPT ONE

“I hate peppermint.”

“You love peppermint. You begged your mother to put candy cane paper on the walls of your bedroom. During December, your Dad hid a candy cane in his pocket for you, every day right up to Christmas.”

“I was seven!”

She’d gone off the Christmas radar at eight years of age and had never regained her Christmas spirit. Norr had to find a way to reach Faith and bring holiday magic back into her life. “Childhood memories are magical.”

“I hate candy canes. I hate peppermint, and I hate Christmas. How do you know about Dad and the candy canes? How did you know I unplugged the lights and broke the bulbs?”

“You’ve heard the saying, he knows if you’ve been naughty or nice.” Two years in a row, he’d failed to inspire Faith. Over the years several Elves had worked her case with no success. If Norr failed this year, Santa would write her off for good. Norr would never forgive himself if that happened.

“That’s a song lyric.”

“Inspired by an Elf. We’ve been around for a really long time and we’re plugged into the cosmos.”

Her eyes flashed. “So now you’re telling me you’re an immortal from space?”

Immortal? He really hadn’t thought about it. It was a subject that never came up. The Pole was in another dimension so maybe she had a point. “I don’t age. No one does at the North Pole.”

“You know about my life. How dare you snoop into people’s lives?”

“Snoop? Elves don’t snoop. It isn’t my fault your name popped up on my Lost list.”

“Maybe I like being on the Lost list.”

 

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A Changeling for All Seasons: Vol 3 (warning – contains hot yummy adult type stuff!)

Changeling for All Seasons Vol3

 

Eleven hot  Christmas reads for only $5.09! That’s less than 50 cents a piece! 

 

Book Summary
Fire and Ice by Lacey Savage: When Elle’s best friend asks for a favor on Christmas Eve,she learns there’s more than frozen yogurt in the walk-in freezer.
Frost Bite by Tuesday Morrigan: The Fates give Julian three days with Jacklyn. Three days to change the course of history.

Sophie’s Present by Anne Kane: Dandy knows just what to do to make Sophie’s Christmas the merriest ever.

Canine Cop by B.J. McCall: Ranger Cooper Holt makes a Christmas wish. Sometimes you get what you wish for…

Christmas of the Damned by Marie Treanor: When Sol rescues a wounded wolf, their meeting is only one of the miracles of Christmas.

Summoning by Leila Brown: Johnathan’s crazy college roommate sends him a Christmas present with a set of instructions…

Canine Call by B.J. McCall: A rescue mission brings Attus and Jynx together on a full moon Christmas…

Suspicious Surprises by Camille Anthony: Only true love will guide two lovers through this Christmas minefield of suspicious surprises.

His Guardian Angel by Kate Hill: Angel is the only one who can tame Gannon’s beast, giving him the greatest Christmas gift of his life.

Satisfaction Guaranteed by Kira Stone: Ambrose, a Changeling, is eager to help Thomas with his quality control problem…

Haulin’ Hawg by Lena Austin: BD has plans that involve bungee cords and a motorcycle to prove his love.

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Good feelings tied up with a…box set!

Changeling For All Seasons 5Happy Saturday All!

I trust you are having a relaxing day. It’s raining where I am. Drizzly, cold and yucky. If you’re anything like me, though, you have your trusty reader or stack of TBR nearby to help you get through the tough weather.

Several years ago I wrote my first Christmas tale for Changeling Press for their White Hot Christmas line. The title was Emmy’s Wish and it’s a very short story about a hardworking elf who desperately wants more in her male than what other workshop elves typically provide. This year, Changeling Press incorporated Emmy’s Wish along with ten other fabulous Christmas tales into one box set for an even longer reading pleasure time. Check it out and add this to your TBR pile. *grin*

A Changeling for All Seasons 5 (Box Set)

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My contribution: Emmy’s Wish by Ayla Ruse

Genre/Theme: Erotic Romance, Novella, elves, Christmas, magic

Little Emmy, a Workshop Elf for Santa, has wished for years to have a male that would be more substantial than the run-of-the mill Workshop elves. This year she gets her wish, but can she handle everything her present entails?

Instead of the standard excerpt (which you can read here), I’ve tossed together snippets from the book in a fun kind of montage. Enjoy!

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Dancing a little to make her bell sing as she made her way into the living room, Emmy didn’t pay attention around her, and her leg banged against something solid. Off balance, she fell over the obstacle and landed hard on the floor.

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“Mmm, Merry Christmas to me,” a low, male voice resonated through the room.

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Emmy clapped her hands and, raising her head, whispered, “Thank you, Santa.” Looking back into the arresting face of the male underneath her, she said, “You’re my gift. I get to play with you all day!”

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“Let the games begin,” he announced in a hushed whisper.

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Spreading his stance, and with little effort, Trey swung the hook up and over a rafter. The hook swung around the rafter three times before stopping and digging into the beam. He tugged to secure it. It didn’t escape her notice that he’d placed the rope to drop dead center over her bed.

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She shuddered at his words, spoken right against her ear, tickling and stimulating her at the same time. “You can push me as far as you want, Trey.”

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“I wasn’t done with the first one. You’re so hot it melted before I could even put it where I wanted.”

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They only had a few hours left, and she wanted them filled with as many happy memories as possible.

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“Emmy, I’m going to give you the best memory of all.”

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Go too slow and you’d never get in. Too fast, and she’d want to kill you from the pain.

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“Oh, I’m not going anywhere yet. I don’t have feeling anymore in my body.”

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You can pick up Emmy’s Wish along with ten other great stories in A Changeling For All Seasons 5 (box set). Get yours today!

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Happy Holidays (because they’re really not over yet),

Ayla

 

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Wanna get Reckless in the New Year?

Rec thrives on command. Lacy, chaos. When the two come together, they burn bright as the North Star...

Rec thrives on command. Lacy, chaos. When the two come together, they burn bright as the North Star…

Hello and Happy New Year!!

I’m sitting here and fretting. Not about writing,  not about books, but about my blasted desk! There is so much clutter that it drives me mad. It makes my darling DH even more irritated and the nut thinks I like it this way. Huh. Not likely. But we’re in a small space and we just have so much stuff. You know what that’s like? And it’s truly not all junk. There’s the bills, his business information, my business information, my writing notes and books, schedules, reminders, etc. I don’t have a junk drawer, I have a junk desk–the very place I need to work.

Ah, but I’m used to this. Is this perhaps a New Year’s Resolution for me? Nah. I’ve tried it. I’ve cleaned and cleared, but within days, nay–hours, it accumulates again. I truly need a larger desk. I’d love an office. I’d be thrilled with a bigger house in which I could have an office and DH could have an office and, and…you know how it goes. *grin*

So I make do. And even though I sigh at the clutter, I do know what everything is and where everything is. Strange, that. And in those moments I do become overwhelmed, I pull out my e-reader and escape into another world where the characters are able to get what they want (eventually).

Why not try out something new today? I have a new release out and it’s very short, very sexy and perfect for a short time away from your own clutter. The book is A Reckless Gift and it’s available now at some of your favorite ebook sellers. I’ll post the links below.

*Oh, and don’t forget to fill out the form (enter in the sidebar) to enter TRS’s grand prize drawing as well as a chance to win a $10 gift certificate from me!*

 

A Reckless Gift

Peppermint Twist #6

by Ayla Ruse

 

Publisher: Changeling Press

Genre/Themes: Erotic Romance, Christmas, novella, elves, magic

Rec thrives on command. Lacy, chaos. When the two get together, they burn brighter than the North Star…

 

Reckless, known only as Mr. Rec, is an elf known for following the rules and toeing the line. He has a rocky past, and order ensures him a safe and secure future. That is, until he steps in as the department head in the Otherworld Weapons Gift Department in the North Pole. There he meets an elf that threatens to push past all his boundaries.

Lacy loves her job as a leather crafter. The day Mr. Rec comes in to take over, however, is the day her world starts falling apart. How can she want the very elf that makes her madder than hell?

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Lick This by B.J. McCall Excerpt 3 (adult)

A disenchanted woman. A sexy elf. A magic candy cane. A new Christmas tale just for you.

Happy Holidays, BJ

Faith hates Christmas. She hates peppermint, too, but every Christmas morning she finds a stocking stuffed with candy canes hanging from her fireplace mantel. This Christmas she’s determined to catch the culprit.

It’s Norr’s job to help Faith regain her Christmas spirit. So far, he’s failed to tempt her with peppermint candy canes. This year is his last chance. One lick isn’t all he wants, but it’s a start. What’s an elf to do?

 

Excerpt Three

“I’m in Santa’s Lost and Found department.”

He sounded sincere, but he was pulling her leg. He must be good at this Elf gig. “Why are you here?”

“Because as a child you lost the wonder of Christmas. Santa tried to bring it back, but you stopped writing him letters and leaving out cookies and milk. Your mother tried, but you kept unplugging the Christmas lights and smashing the ornaments. You refused to open your presents.”

“My Dad left us on Christmas and he never came back. I was angry.”

“I guess you still are,” Norr said, looking around her living room. “You don’t even have a tree.”

“So what? Christmas trees are messy. Lights burn electricity.”

“That’s why I’m here. Santa’s focus is on the children and every year there are so many more. The toy Elves can barely keep up.”

How did he stay in character and keep a straight face? “Elves are a myth. Santa doesn’t exist. You need to leave.”

“Of course Santa exists.”

She threw up her hands. “Yeah, he lives at the North Pole with the Elves and the reindeer!”

He cocked his head, slightly to the left. “Where else would he live?”

“There is no North Pole!”

“Is too.”

Faith folded her arms across her middle. “Prove it.”

“How?”

“Take me there.”

Grinning, Norr pulled the huge candy cane out of the bright red stocking and stuck it in her face. “Lick this.”

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Lick This by B.J. McCall Excerpt 2 (adult)

Faith hates peppermint. Can a sexy elf tempt her to take a lick from a candy cane laced with Christmas magic?

Happy Holidays, BJ

Every year Norr leaves a big peppermint candy cane to tempt Faith. If she licks the candy cane she’ll be able to join him at the North Pole. Trouble is, Faith hates peppermint. But once she sees Norr she may change her mind…

EXCERT TWO

“Did Marsha hire you? Don’t you know it’s against the law to come down someone’s chimney without permission? And dangerous. You could fall.”

He pulled off his hat, ruffling thick, dark brown hair that fell perfectly into place. “I’m Norr, spelled with two r’s. I don’t know Marsha. It’s Christmas and that law doesn’t apply to Santa or his employees. Elves don’t fall.”

“I should call the cops.”

He looked surprised. “Why would you do that?”

“You have no right to come into my house.”

“It’s my job.”

“Since when do Elves come down chimneys and leave unwanted stockings on people’s mantels? That’s Santa’s job.”

“Since forever, and if you were six years old it would be Santa’s job. You’re not a child any longer.” His gaze raked over her as if verifying that information. “So now it’s an Elf’s job. My job.”

“Elves make little trains, cars and dolls.”

“Those are toy making Elves.”

Why am I having this conversation with drop-dead-gorgeous in an Elf getup? Faith pointed her cell phone at him. “You’re a stripper.”

“I’m a Elf.”

“Elves are short, wear jingle bells on their hats and pointy shoes.”

“You’re thinking of the Christmas Elves, a special category all together. They wear those costumes for the children. I’m not a Christmas Elf. I’m not sure I could handle all the crying and snotty noses.”

“But you have pointed ears?”

He gave her a sparkling smile. A tiny light twinkled on his tooth.

“All Elves have pointed ears.”

Frustrated, Faith took a step toward him. He was a good six inches taller. His shoulders were wide and his hips lean. She wondered if a hunky body was hidden beneath the Elf outfit. “Okay, what kind of stripper Elf are you?”

“I’m in Santa’s Lost and Found department.” A grin with a hint of mischief curved his lips. “Do you want me to strip?”

 

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Lick This by B.J. McCall Excerpt 1 (adult)

I’ve written several holiday books with werewolf or vampire characters. In Lick This, my hero is an elf. Norr works in Santa’s Lost Department. His job – to help those who have lost their holiday spirit. His tool – a magic candy cane.

Happy Holidays, BJ

 

 Faith hates Christmas. She hates peppermint, too, but every Christmas morning she finds a stocking stuffed with candy canes hanging from her fireplace mantel. This Christmas she’s determined to catch the culprit.

 It’s Norr’s job to help Faith regain her Christmas spirit. So far, he’s failed to tempt her with peppermint candy canes. This year is his last chance. One lick isn’t all he wants, but it’s a start. What’s an elf to do?

 

EXCERPT ONE

Faith Porter secured every window and door in her two-bedroom house before turning off all the lights and crouching down behind her living room sofa to wait. It was Christmas Eve.

This year I’m going to catch you red-handed.

After a couple of hours, Faith became doubtful. What if the culprit didn’t make an appearance? Two years ago on Christmas morning she’d discovered a red stocking stuffed with small peppermint candy canes hanging from her fireplace mantel. Faith was convinced her best friend was playing a trick on her. Marsha knew Faith hated Christmas and detested peppermint.

Marsha denied pulling the prank, but no one else had a key to her house.

Last Christmas, Faith had discovered another red stocking stuffed with a dozen long candy canes. Marsha had been visiting her mother in Florida. If Marsha wasn’t the offender, who was?

Yawning, Faith pulled her cell phone out of the pocket of her zip-up hoodie and checked the time. Six hours until dawn.

Tough it out.

An hour later, Faith fought the need for sleep. She shook her hands and flexed her jaw.

Thump!

Faith jerked to attention.

A scraping sound came from the fireplace.

Moving slowly, Faith turned around and raised her head to peek over the back of the sofa.

Twinkling lights appeared in the fireplace, followed by feet clad in dark green boots. What on Earth? Someone with feet much larger than hers had come down the chimney. What if she had built a fire?

Legs clad in brown pants came into view. This joker had to be stopped.

Cell phone in hand, Faith remained on her knees and waited for the prankster to reveal himself. Whoever it was better have a damn good explanation or she was calling the cops.

She gasped. A man wearing a dark green Santa hat trimmed in brown fur and a matching dark green velvet jacket climbed out of the fireplace. He held a red stocking with a huge peppermint candy cane in his right hand.

Faith jumped to her feet. “Who are you?”

The man spun around to face her.

Dressed in an Elf costume, he had beautiful green eyes, slanted eyebrows and pointed ears. The quality of the material and construction of the costume were excellent, definitely not a bargain store buy. The ears looked real.

And he was a real looker with the kind of face one saw on the covers of romance novels or in clothing ads.

Had Marsha hired a professional Elf?

 

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LICK THIS is available at Changeling Press, Amazon, ARe, B&N and Kobo.

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Win Merry Mate by BJ McCall

My party prize is Merry Mate, an erotic, werewolf, romance.

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A red velvet Santa’s hat that only fits one’s true love? Sierra doesn’t believe in magic, but she’s willing to give it a try and find her merry mate.

Banning is in love with Sierra, but the werewolves of Elk Mountain stick to their own kind. Banning would do anything to spend time with the beautiful she-wolf and he’s more than willing to try on a Santa’s hat to please her.

Humans are off limits, but what’s a wolf to do when the hat is a perfect fit?

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