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Greetings to all
My wonderful twins in love series has a new book
It should be out by tomorrow or Saturday at the latest depending on formatting time
This one features 2 new characters and one will fall in love with one of the twins.
Can he handle the fact that his potential man is a vamp?
Well you’ll have to read to find out
In the meantime, check out my post about twins at this blog
MM: Greetings fans, welcome to another post at TRS!
Jude. Ahem (Clears throat)
MM: And, erm, my guest today is the character from my vampire book, The Power of Muse and Inspiration, Jude the Vampire.
(Applause from audience)
Jude: (Waves his hand, shifts on the couch) Ah thank you, thank you. Wow, this is great to be on display like this. A little bright in here though.
MM: I asked the guy to turn them down a little.
Jude: Well it appears, its… (gets dimmer on stage) Ah that’s better. I think you should’ve let me tell him before the show. (Opens mouth, shows fangs)
MM: Right, oohhkay, so Jude, tell us a little about yourself.
Jude: Well, I’m a vampire of old, not one of those sparkly things that appear on that wretched movie, Twilight. My turning happened almost two hundred eighty five years ago in Old England when I’d been teased in school by the local boys for liking other boys. No one likes to be made fun of right?
MM: Right, and your maker…
Jude: Yes, Thaddeus, who I left quite early. In my tenure as his “chile” At the time it seemed like the best decision, now I know for sure it was. I wouldn’t have met William if I’d stayed with him.
MM: Yes and how is the young writer who hates my guts? *grins*
Jude: Nah, he doesn’t. He’s just very competitive with his writing. To him it’s like a contest.
MM: One that he relishes in obviously.
Jude: Yes, he likes the thrill of seeing his books in the top five, or rather at the top. I must say lately he’s felt even more inspired. (grins wickedly)
MM: Oh yeah, I bet. Tell us a little about the story?
Jude: Right, I’m a vampire who thrives on inspiration from my lover as well as the blood of humans. Because I left Thaddeus so early in our relationship, the powers that be cursed me. Every kill I make, I inherit something from that person. Whether it be something physical, knowledge…
MM: Tattoos. (Points to Judes’ bare arms.)
Jude: Ah right. Well some are for that, others I did. Again, I don’t sparkle.
MM: Thank goodness you don’t. Tell me, what is the biggest misconception about vampires?
Jude: That we don’t fall in love. I’ve done that several times, only this particular instance I’ve found a mate more than suitable for me.
MM: I suppose that’s right. What about that they don’t like light, or…
Jude: Really depends on the strength. I’m still gaining mine. The leaders of the council are hopefully showing me favor now since I’m content with my existence. Maybe we should talk about another book.
MM: Perhaps… (smiles) Lastly, tell the audience, if vampires were to exist, would they stay in the shadows or be amongst the people?
Jude: I’d say be with humans. Maybe we could find away to be crime fighters or something, I don’t know. Again, something you and William can come up with for the next literary work.
MM: (chuckles) We’ll look at that. Alright, this has been fun. Thank you Jude for stopping by.
Jude: Thank you Michael. By the way William might like a word with you later. (Cocks eyebrow)
Book Trailer http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM8R28oMUho
Blurb: No such thing as vampires!
William Chatterley is an up and coming author looking for a partner after many dead end dates. Finally, he believes he’s found a suitable mate in Andrew and they see one another.
The vampire Jude is weak from being without love in his life. When he sees the author, he desires him right away but his companion is a stumbling block.
How will he get passed it and when he does, will the mortal want to be his partner? What will he choose? Will Jude convince him to become his eternal lover?
Greetings again folks
I’m back again with another post about fears. My first 2 were insects and dogs. Now my 3rd one is scary movies. *eek* I really don’t enjoy scary movies but the Exorcist is one movie I watched back in the day. This was before I’d decided not to watch horror movies and believe me, I wish I hadn’t watched this one. I had nightmares for like 2 weeks after that. Couldn’t sleep, left the light on, etc. This is a classic though and actually movies like Psycho or Vertigo from Alfred Hitchcock were some of my favorites.
Any Jason or Freddie movies I haven’t watched. The slasher films did nothing but turn me off. I mean, who wants to watch a bunch pf people get cut up by a monster? Not me.
So there goes fear number 3. What about you? Do you like scary movies and if so, what are some of your favorites. Leave me some comments so I can enter your name into the drawing for my prize.
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Overall Series Blurb
The N’awlins Exotica/Paranormal series
The city of New Orleans is rich in tradition, diverse, and known for the inspiration it provides. In the “Big Easy” there lies the hunger for the erotic as well as the unknown. The residents here feel that sexual energy and it reveals itself through their various creative activities.
Join the characters as they take a wild ride on the edge, enjoying their town for all it has to offer. There’s a certain magic in the air, an erotic magic that cannot be ignored.
I Like Em Pretty Book Blurb
New Orleans is supposed to be the big easy. One night changes everything for Frankie Choteau.
New Orleans. A city rich in tradition, diversity, and on the comeback trail from hurricane Katrina. Francois “Frankie” Choteau, a resident of this town, a cop with a hot temper and low tolerance for bs. Kajika Fortier, a transplant from Oklahoma came here looking for a dream and unfortunately it’s turned into a nightmare. On a hot summer night, they meet and cross paths during a very difficult situation. Despite this, the attraction between them is evident and loneliness for both men is a fate worse than death. They’d both like a chance at happiness but will the circumstances and Frankie’s uneasiness prevent their happy ever after?
Read the first chapter here
Okay on to fear #2.
OOh, cute little pup, yes very cute *eek* Yeah not for me. I’m not a big fan of dogs especially big ones. No I don’t actually run away at the sight of them but I’ll never have one as a pet. Again, it goes back to my childhood and my mom’s dog, A German Shepard named Nickie, who was eating his food. I believe I was about six when this happened too. Not knowing any better, I started bothering the dog. I think the story is I kicked him while he was eating. Well, needless to say, he didn’t like that and to retaliate, he bit me over my eye. *shudder* Yep, sure did. I don’t remember the exact event but to this day I’m not a big fan of dogs.
Sure, some of them are cute, they’re cuddly but I’ll always have a phobia of being too close to a dog. Ah well, word to the wise, don’t bother a dog when they’re eating. *laughs*
Anyone share in that phobia? Let me know so I can feel better about this one. *smiles*
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Okay, wrong holiday right but this one is all about pets, specifically dogs. I’m writing a short sequel to this book hopefully to come out for Xmas. Check out this one if you like a little sweet interracial paranormal with a touch of m/m.
Blurb: Gabriel “Comet” Marrisco is blessed with good looks, has a great career as a veterinarian and has a lovely wife named Shelba however, in December, he’s obligated to take off and be part of Santa’s Sleigh Team of Reindeer. Because of his deal with Father Christmas, he must make a regular human’s Christmas better than the last and grant a wish.
Denny Brothers, well respected charity worker, young, handsome, and unfortunately socially inept is searching for a boyfriend. Denny has never had a man and Father Christmas has asked Comet to find him a date and assist him in falling in love with someone else. However, Denny has a crush on Comet and the feelings are mutual. Will Comet be able to find him a mate when he wants him for himself? His very livelihood depends on his decision.
Although Dr. Marrisco was happily married, it never stopped him from looking at other men or women. Shelba understood and did the same herself. They’d known the day they tied the knot that they would always look at others. Heck, they’d even brought a couple of men and women into their bedroom, but it wasn’t more than a one nighter. Often, he’d thought about asking Denny to join them, but he thought the kid would be too scared to do such a thing. Too bad I can’t break him in.
“Thanks.” Denny grinned, seemingly turning two shades of pink. He took the seat in front of Gabriel and only met his gaze for a minute or so then quickly turned away. “I…um…there’s going to be a charity dance for the Cancer Kids Need Furry Friends, and I wanted to ask if you and Shelba could attend.”
Gabriel smiled and nodded, “Of course, Denny. We’d love to.” He moistened his lips and got up from the chair. He loved seeing his younger friend squirm. Gabriel knew Denny had a crush on him.
Dr. Marrisco sat directly in front of Denny to offer him a glimpse of the hard-on forming in his woolen trousers.
“Um, great!” Again, the poor boy looked away and shifted in his chair.
Gabriel noticed him shaking like a leaf. Feeling a bit guilty, he patted the charity counselor’s knee cap. “Relax, friend. It’s just you and me talkin’ right now. You got plans for the holiday?”
“Er, no…You know my folks don’t want anything to do with me since I came out. The couple of friends I’ve got both have boyfriends. Looks like it’ll be just me and Preston this Christmas.” Denny sighed and folded his hands in his lap.
Gabriel’s mood turned somber when Denny mentioned his sorry plight. What could he do to make Denny’s Christmas better? He had a couple of ideas, but he needed to talk it over with Shelba first. Though it may be a risk, it was worth a try. Denny was too special a person to be totally alone on Christmas. Denny and his beloved oversized chocolate lab needed friends for this joyous occasion.
“No, we won’t let that happen. Let me talk with Shelba and see what we’ve got planned. Other than the dreaded run I’ve gotta make for Father Christmas every year delivering gifts to wonderful little children,” Gabriel said in jest and gritted his teeth. “I should be home shortly after two a.m. and we can make an evening of it.” Gabriel thought about keeping him for company and perhaps once he got comfortable, inviting him to bed.
“Aw, no, Gabriel. I can’t intrude. You and Shelba should be alone on Christmas Day.”
“We’ve spent plenty of them alone. We’d love to have you. I need to check if she’s made plans to go out. When is the charity gathering by the way?” Dr. Marrisco removed his pack of Marlboros from his pocket. The moment he did, he felt his nose redden and cheeks flush.
Damn, Santa, I’m not on duty yet. Santa didn’t like his reindeer to indulge in any of their human vices so close to Christmas Day. Angry he couldn’t partake, he shoved it back inside his coat pocket.
“Oh um, it’s on the twenty third, so a week from today. That’s the only date I could get so close to Christmas. Otherwise they told us we’d have to wait ’til the second week of the New Year. These pups and cats from the People for Pets Society need owners and these kids should be smiling this time of year. They are all terminally ill and should have something to cheer them up.”
“Agreed.” Gabriel bowed and crossed his arms over his chest. “And you’re in need of friends too, so…why don’t you stay with us for that week and then the next. I don’t think wifey will mind one bit. We love having company over.” He winked.
Denny appeared very uncomfortable with the suggestion and twitched his nose. “If it’s okay with Shelba then I accept.”
“Good. I’ll talk with her about it tonight and when I get the yes, I’ll call you. We’ve got plenty of room for you and Preston. Plus, Klutz and Jinx will love to play with him. They get tired of each other at times. A new doggie ass to sniff would be fun for them.” He chuckled.
Denny giggled nervously and got up. “Yeah I’m sure. Um, okay well, I’ll see you later. I need to go home and feed him now. I’m sure he’s wondering where I am and why I’m not home yet.” Denny shoved his hands in his pocket and he stared at the floor obviously to avert Gabriel’s heated gaze.
“Alright then. I’ll call you after Shelba and I talk.” Gabriel gawked at the cute little butt in Denny’s trousers and salivated at the sight. He’d love to sink his shaft in between those ass cheeks and pound it ’til the young man cried out for more. Just thinking about it made his cock stir and squirt under his silk boxers.
“Okay.” Denny scampered out of the office so fast he almost tripped. He opened the door. “Bye.” Quickly he shut it behind him.
In the spirit of Halloween I thought I’d talk about my fears. OOh that sounds scary right and fun. Thanks for the comments on my first post too about what we’re afraid of. Well as you can see, here is my number one. BUGS!
Yes, I fear them more than mice or snakes. Yuck. I believe it started when I was little and feared little flies and other kinds of insects but I still hold that fear to this day and if I saw one of these running around somewhere you would hear me squeal. *eek*
This bug is called the Box Elder bug. Not sure where it comes from but I’m glad I haven’t ran across any where I live. Look at the antennas, the long legs. *squeals* Interestingly enough I’m not that afraid of spiders. As long as they’re not tarantulas. *shudders* What about you guys? What BUGS do you fear and I’m NOT talking about the cute little things in A Bugs Life. *laughs* Tell me what insects send you running away. I heard some good ones in the last post. Share more!
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Nooo, I have no books about bugs but I do have a book about a demon. *smiles* I hope someday to do a sequel on this book. Vertigo by Michael Mandrake
Blurb: After losing his lover to mental disorder, Dr. Hayden Curry throws himself into work, silently wishing he could experience something extraordinary in love. He finds his match in David, a creature Hayden revives after discovering him and hauling him back to his lab. Upon awakening, David asks Dr. Hayden’s help in discovering more about himself. Hayden agrees but senses secrets in David. Will he get to the bottom of things and be able to continue the special relationship he and David have, or will the secrets that come forward tear them apart?
So what is it about vamps that make us hot?
Could it be the attraction to how they look? The fact they’re immortal and live just on the blood of humans? Maybe it’s something about how they kill to survive? Whatever it is, vampires will always be lauded as some of the most entertaining paranormal creatures in fiction and movies.
Now, I’m old school so Twilight is not one of my favorites. Some of the things that exist in that movie aren’t befitting a typical vamp. The type I love are more of the Bram Stoker or Anne Rice Variety.
One of my favorites remains to this day, Louis and Lestat in Interview with A Vampire. Since I’ve read all of the books, I looked for the similarities between the book and the film and when I saw it years ago as when I see it today, it’s one of the closest adaptations from movie to film there is.
Louis portrayed by Brad Pitt, Lestat by Tom Cruise, “chile” and maker respectively, a couple who I rooted for throughout the movie. Of course, everyone might not have been looking for the homoerotic cues in the film but there were several something this gay erotica author could appreciate. However, the lure of this story is the beauty of the characters, how they became almost unstoppable, their youth maintained when they feasted on other mortals to sustain themselves. I loved the story and how it continued with Louis developing a father like relationship with the child and Lestat getting jealous.
So many great things about the film but I won’t go into any more but I believe Anne Rice’s books and the films that came later have made vampire culture strong within today’s society. Look at what’s out now; Vampire Diaries, True Blood, and Twilight all taking cues from Interview and creating their own stories. Like them or not they all hold a certain appeal, meaning vampire tales will always be popular.
So, what is the appeal? Many things but rest assured, a vampire story will always be welcomed in entertainment no matter how good or bad, something that will never get old or grow stale.
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My Twin vamps are bad ass as you will see in their next book. In the meantime, enjoy the forbidden love between two vamp brothers… IF YOU DARE!
Mon Frere, My True Love N’awlins Exotica Paranormal #1 Blurb: Twin vamps Ryland and Ryder Durand are only different in personality while the rest is exactly the same. Ryland, the author is calm and conservative while Ryder the club owner is wild and lewd. However, the brothers share the same dark desire and haven’t informed one another. Will that bring them closer together or sever their relationship for all eternity?
Mon Amour, Forever More N’awlins Exotica Paranormal #2 Blurb: Identical twins, Ryland and Ryder Durand have consummated their relationship but jealousy and concern about their personality clashes have brought problems to their seemingly perfect union. Will the brothers stay together despite the challenges?
Welcome to the Spookalooza everyone.
I can’t believe its Halloween time already that means most of the year has passed and almost that time for…yes say it with me. CHRISTMAS
But before you stress and what to get everyone in December, lets have a little spooky fun!
What things scare you? Spiders, snakes, haunted houses?
What about ghosts, goblins, vampires?
MMm, I love vampires but so do a whole lot of people.
Look at all the vamps on tv. The Vampire Diaries, True Blood, and tonight’s Dracula movie which I’ll be having a look at myself.
What is it about vamps that get us all hot and bothered? Why don’t they scare us?
That will be my next post but in the meantime, tell me what frightens you!
Heh! Scared ya didn’t I?
All comments will be entered in my contest for one $10GC from Amazon and some swag!
So come on with the comments!
Thanks to TRS for allowing me to join in the party
Me and the muses need to get working
Michael is doing the sequel to this book as well as the final twin taboo romance
BL is doing the Wretched 1.6
and Rawiya is idle for the moment since we just finished a book.
My giveaway is for ebooks and swag. I’ll do one of each muse, readers choice and swag to a lucky reader
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Author Sharita Lira: In one word, crazy. Just crazy enough to have 3 different muses running around in her head, driving her to sheer exhaustion with new plot bunnies and complex characters.
This happily married mother of two beautiful children loves music, computers, reading, and still enjoys reading and writing fanfiction. She’s a proud member of the Erotica Readers & Writers Association, as well as an advocate for rights of LGBT citizens. She’s also a contributor to the heavy metal ezine Fourteeng.net.
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Hey readers! When watching a TV show, movie, or reading a book, do you have a favorite pairing that you gravitate to? Is it because they look wonderful together, like Mr. and Mrs. Smith in that movie, or if you’re an eighties baby, you recall General Hospital with Luke and Laura! Well romance authors have that kind of relationship with their characters too and I’m sure some of you readers have found your favorites that stick out more than most.
Who are some of my book faves? Luke and Simon from Sue Brown’s Morning Report is definitely tops, Roan and Jake from Tara Lain’s Attraction series even though they have a third. And another I can think of, Donovan and Mischa from Lee Brazil’s Truth or Dare series. Did ya’ notice they were all m/m couples? *laughs* I haven’t been reading a whole lot of hetero so these couples stood out to me.
What about in my own writing? Well, my very first couple will always be my fave regardless! I mean I have several that I adore. Vanessa and Jayson from Losing My Inhibitions, Jimmy and Alex from Something Fresh, as well as Ty and Alain from Candyman just to name a few but no one tops Nathan and the Lieutenant from My Lieutenant.
Like Rawiya, I’m partial to interracial romances and think it’s a lot hotter. Nathan and Bryant’s story seemed so easy to write from day one because they gel so well together. From the beginning when Nathan gives Bryant grief about being on the fence to Bryant convincing his lover to move to New Orleans, the situations I write them in flowed off the page.
For this reason, Nathan and Bryant will continue to have shorts I’ll be releasing as free stories in the near future. Just like the one I did for Christmas. Also, my loving couple make an appearance in the series the Triad is doing right now, called N’awlins Exotica. They pop up in book one, I Like Em Pretty and will continue to be part of the supporting cast.
What is it about Nathan and Bryant that makes them so special? Not sure, but like I stated earlier they were made for each other and nothing makes a book, tv show, or movie like a couple who gels!
Who are your favorite couples from a book, tv show, and or movie. Leave me your comments!
Nathan Ellerby and Lt. Bryant Duncan are at it again. This time, the narration shifts from Nathan to Bryant who’s looking to solidify his relationship with his favorite artist. The Lieutenant wants to take Nathan to visit his naval friends, his parents who still aren’t happy about his decision to come out, as well as his best friend’s bachelor party. Bryant refuses to hide his man from the masses and despite his man’s insistence on the unimportance of the matter, Bryant pushes on.
Life is really like a box of chocolates.
My favorite quote from Forrest Gump other than the one about running.
Of course I’m a big fan of that particular statement since I love to run. To me, running or jogging is the best exercise out there other than sex with my man. Oh yeah, making love to Nathan is always the highlight of my day, other than the morning mile and a half I travel by foot to clear my head.
Just thinking about Nathan makes me smile. Hard to do when I’m trying to regulate my breathing and keep pace, but just the thought of him brightens my mood.
I consider myself to be a pretty lucky man—or, as the new guy in my life would say, a lucky son of a bitch. Yeah, he says that without batting an eyelash. He can be so vulgar at times, but I love him more than anything.
Even more than running. Thank goodness I found someone to keep my interest up and occasionally give me a reason to skip this routine ever so often.
With the end of my journey in sight, I made the turn to cross the street. Although my muscles ached slightly from the run and the late night romp, that didn’t sour my mood. I was ready for more of my lover as soon as I hit the apartment. Just the thought of him on top of me made my cock stir in my sweat pants and nipples harden under my pullover.
The good Lord has been on my side for a while.
Why, you ask? Well, I was able to serve in the US Navy and make it through without killing anyone. The homophobia in the ranks was unbelievable; many officers and fellow soldiers used the term faggot very loosely. For the most part, I kept a low profile, but there were plenty of times I wanted to jump out and tell them about me, but due to my rank and class—First Lieutenant—I had to keep my mouth shut. No one would accept me if I came out and with the threat of DADT looming, I couldn’t risk making that admission.
Waiting for the light to change, I kept running in place. My heart beating fast in my chest, I took deep breaths and stared at the target ahead. Good thing the weather was so nice. No snow for now, the sun had come up, and the temps felt like high thirties.
When it finally turned to red, I ran across the street and down the walk, nodding at fellow joggers on the path. Obviously they hadn’t gotten up as early as me. I always started around five-thirty to avoid as many of them as possible.
Although I loved New York, I couldn’t wait to make this run down to New Orleans, my targeted destination to live with Nathan since we had a house waiting for us to move in. My ex trophy-wife who wrote romances for a living left it to me in the divorce. She owned a place in New Orleans that she used for her backdrop in stories, the so-called inspiration. Turns out she liked to bring the entertainment for her stories to life. So while I was away in the service, she slept with random men and even a few women. Due to both of us wanting this faux commitment to be over, we agreed to split everything and so she wouldn’t owe me anything more, she decided to give up her house of pleasure to me in the settlement.
I certainly thought so and that brings me to now. My string of luck still hasn’t run out. I do a good deed and meet the man of my dreams, my lover, my soul mate, my Nathan. Nathan Ellerby, artist, intellectual, and all around smart ass with the foulest mouth ever. Despite all this, I love him with all my heart. When we’re together, I feel complete. The worries about coming out as a gay man aren’t an issue knowing I’ve got such a strong and beautiful man on my side.
No more am I tormented by being in the closet and hiding who I really am. I’m comfortable with myself, I love myself, and I love Nathan. Period.
BLMorticia is currently a published writer with Naughty Nights Press and Rebel Ink Press. She entertains her readers with hot and smexy sex, humor, and lots of swear words. She attempts to incorporate metal music or the military in most of her works. Nothin’ sexier than metalheads or military servicemen and women! She also writes a biweekly column on Blak Rayne Books and blogs on the First Thursday of the month at NNP Blog. For more info, please visit, Erotica With Snark