A chat with Luke

Hello and welcome!

This time I am doing something different. I am not the interviewer and I have an audio file SQUEEEEE

The chat is between Sharon Hamilton and Luke Paulsen, who is hailing from SEAL My Destiny, book 6 in the awesome SEAL Brotherhood series by one of my fave authors, Sharon Hamilton.


Before listening to the chat between Sharon and Paul, I would like to tell you a bit about him. Here is the book blurb:

Navy SEAL Luke Paulsen, on the verge of PTSD stemming from the death of his fiancée and a brutal tour overseas, knows he is damaged goods and unsuitable for relationships. While paying respects to a fallen comrade, he is unprepared for the chemical attraction he feels for the carefree dark-haired beauty playing in the surf one evening.

Julie Christensen befriends the troubled SEAL, motivated by her yearning to soothe the young man’s troubled soul. Fueled by intense mutual desire, they succumb to one night of mind-numbing passion. Afterwards, he is unable to shed the memory of his lost love and disappears.

When they meet again at a wedding that will forever bring their two families together, their passion and longing for one another forces them to confront their pasts in order to find a future together.

But soon the trauma of his service separates them. Julie goes back to teaching and Luke deploys for North Africa with SEAL Team 3. Upon his return, he receives a frantic call that Julie’s life is in danger. Will he make it in time to save the woman he now knows he wants to marry and spend the rest of his life with?

His short story came out in the awesome SEALed With A Kiss anthology published February 9, 2014. But tomorrow we get to read his full length story, YES!!!!! The release day is June 1, 2014. I am so looking forward to reading it.


It is available for preorder, find all the links by clicking on the picture above.

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There is also a party on Facebook on June 4th, go here and join in for fun and prizes.

And now the best part, the chat, where Sharon Hamilton has paired up with J.D. Hart, the narrator for the SEAL Brotherhood audiobooks to create a fantastic character interview!


Enjoy! I hope you like it as much as I do.

Also you can listen to a large excerpt from the book on youtube, wonderfully narrated by the THE VOICE, JD Hart.

The short story is out in audiobook format and the full audiobook will be released soon.

Join Sharon Hamilton newsletter to be in the know, she shares a lot more with her loyal fans through them.

Keep in touch with her and her books on Facebook, Twitter, Blog, Goodreads also her youtube channel.

I have a QUESTION for you all.

What words come to mind when you read the word SEAL ???

Two lucky commenters, chosen by Sexy Mr. Random, will get a Sharon Hamilton swag pack filled with yummies! Swag will be randomly chosen. The winner will be announced at 3pm, on Monday, June 2, 2014. Good luck!


Until next time happy reading!

Luthien’s Song


Luthien’s Song.

I love this cover!!

Oy, now what do I do?

You can’t believe everything you read LOL I miss the pointy-eared, but I love the winged aliens. It will be another awesome series!

M. A. Abraham

AddEmoticons04262Yes, it is true, the rough draft of ‘Luthien Story’ is done. 1317309lsk5aj07xu I even set up a contest for people to guess at the word count of it on the event page that was, my FB page, etc., even am about to offer a prize of an arc of ‘Guardians of the Future’.  xmas-drummer-smiley-emoticon The younger generation is growing up, like a bunch of weeds.  Their parents will trim them into line.  AddEmoticons04263 Snicker.  Yes, I am somewhat stoked, but more lost than anything. AddEmoticons04274  I promised myself a break, but am fighting to settle down. AddEmoticons04259  Of course you know what that means.  Yup, working at the first edit and rewording where I think it is needed.  AddEmoticons04267 The books I want to read when I get this done aren’t going anywhere.  (and yes, maybe I can settle down when this is done.) AddEmoticons04220

We are still freezing our assets…

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My chat with Liam

Hello and welcome!

Do you ever wonder about chance meetings? How a comment rolls into a delightful experience?

I commented on a thread about a book at a FB party, then I got curious about the series. The blurbs caught my attention, so I got all of books in the series. I spent the next few days reading the books… or more like inhaled them, they were so good. That is how I met my next guest whom I fell in love with and he is now one of my book boyfriends.

And here he is…

WELCOME! WELCOME! Please have a seat.

I have to have a chat with Zoe, she could have warn me, he is serious eye candy!!!


He just looks at me, grinning…
Did I say that out loud? My cheeks are on fire… I am too old to be blushing like a teenager… I wish you could see him…

wait!!!! you can… here

What is your full name? 

William Alexander McIntosh III, but my friends call me Liam. We’re going to be friends, right?

I wish you could be… for real…

Do you have a nickname?

Ha. Evie has been known to call me her Boy Wonder. But as I said, my friends call me Liam.

he winks

What is one word best describes you?


Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
Cargo shorts, brown leather belt, white t-shirt, blue oxford button down shirt on top.

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?

In a lot of ways our book was Evie’s story. I’d do anything for her, and Zoe knows that. She also knows I’ve got some unsettled business with my family, but now isn’t the time to deal with that. Not when my new family needs me to be strong and stable. So she portrayed me accurately in the here and now. There are some layers she hasn’t yet explored, though.

You say that like there’s more to your story.
Evie and I are getting married next year, and we’ve invited Zoe to the wedding. I’ll let Zoe decide how much of that story she wants to tell.

What makes you laugh out loud?

My step-son, Max. He’s going to be a stand-up comedian when he grows up. Evie when she’s pissed off. Some of the new friends I’ve made here in Wardham. The men are…well, let’s just say they’re super-protective of their women. That can be comical at times.

What is your favourite dessert?


What is your favourite drink?


What is your greatest fear?

Turning into my father.

What is your favourite colour?


What do you wear when you go to sleep?

Cotton drawstring pants. I used to sleep naked, but we’ve got three kids in our house and most nights at least one of them shows up at some point for water or cuddles.

What is the perfect romantic date?
A private picnic. Lots of champagne and strawberries, and the entire afternoon to lay in the sun.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?

Not really. Maybe the bottom of my feet, but I’m quick, and I’ll turn that around pretty quickly.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Brown sugar. Reminds me of Evie making everyone oatmeal. After she sprinkles brown sugar on top, I have this fantasy of slowly licking her fingers clean.

When you look at a woman what catches your interest?

Honest enthusiasm and a sense of adventure. Great posture. Long hair. A quick smile. 

Do you have somebody in your life now?

Not just somebody. I’ve got Evie. And she’s perfect.

What is one word best describes her?


Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?

Sure is. Turns out this little town I’ve moved to is exploding with love stories. Before I arrived, Evie’s sister reunited with her first boyfriend, and one of her best friends found love with the guy next door. And now I’m working for Evan and Ty West, the founders of Go West Winery, and something tells me Zoe is hanging around just in case they find their perfect mates. She has crushes on them, it’s cute.

I think Zoe is not alone in the crush area, I can’t wait for Evan’s story.

Great! I can’t wait for more books.

Thank you for taking time and answering my questions. I am looking forward to read about your wedding. Congratulations and give my hugs to Evie. She is awesome, I like her spunk.


And there you have it. Liam and Evie’s story is in When They Weren’t Looking, book 3 in Wardham Series by Zoe York.


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She’s not looking for love…
A girl can have just one night of fun, right? After years in a spirit-breaking former marriage, Evie needed to get her groove back. Cutting loose in the big city with no strings attached—no matter how cute her one night stand guy might be. Besides, she’ll never see him again once she goes home to Wardham.

…He’s not thinking about forever.
Liam knows showing up on her doorstep might throw Evie for a loop. But Wardham’s his new home now, and he just can’t get the sexy single mother out of his mind. A second date isn’t to much to ask, is it? Or a third, and a fourth!

It’s not what they expected. But it might turn out to be just what they need.
Life has a funny way of throwing curveballs, though. Just when things are finally going right for Evie, two little lines on a pregnancy test change everything. Now she’s running scared, and Liam has to pull out all the stops to prove a family with her is everything he’s ever wanted.


The Wardham Series
Between Then and Now (Novella #0.5 – Carrie & Ian)
What Once Was Perfect (Book #1 – Laney & Kyle)
Where Their Hearts Collide (Book #2 – Karen & Paul)
When They Weren’t Looking (Book #3 – Evie & Liam)
Beyond Love and Hate (Novella #3.5 – Beth & Finn, coming JUNE 2014)

Look up the awesome author, Zoe York, and see her other books.
Website ~ Goodreads ~ Amazon
You can also connect with her on:
Facebook ~ Twitter

Also check out the book trailers and book playlists on youtube

I have a question for you. If you had the choice, where would you choose to live, small town or big city?

One lucky commenter, chosen by Sexy Mr. Random, will win an ebook copy of Liam and Evie’s book,
When They Weren’t Looking.

The contest will be open until 3 pm EST, Monday, May 26, 2014. Good luck!

Happy Memorial Day weekend to all in the USA. Have fun and stay safe!

Until next time, happy reading!

But I am only one.

I always look forward to M. A. Abraham’s Saturday posts. This one is another one that made me chuckle. Love Snoop, the Siamese sidekick 😀

M. A. Abraham

Begin the celebration, it is a long weekend… AddEmoticons04224give that two points. AddEmoticons04262 Of course long weekends come with their quarks and pitfalls. AddEmoticons04224 This one is especially busy, little bro is home and that always keeps a person hopping. AddEmoticons04231 We or should I say, he, is doing yard cleaning. AddEmoticons04257 I am supplying the food, yes, he will have help. AddEmoticons04263 There is also the 50th anniversary of the school I graduated from going on… AddEmoticons04259 10-25-09I won’t be going to that, I have a cold and don’t want to spread it around,AddEmoticons04268 not that I can’t be generous at times. AddEmoticons04263 Beyond the revolving door syndrome that will be going on in the house I will be having company coming, not for long they they too count.AddEmoticons04258  Add to the the possibility of getting my new kitchen sink installed, faucet and other goodies, well you see what I am facing. Smiley-Beggingsuper-happy-dance-smiley-emoticon Real down side…

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My chat with Erroll

Hello and welcome!

I had the pleasure to meet Erroll a few days ago and here is what he has to say…

What is your full name?
Erroll MacLean. I carry the courtesy title of Earl of Rushton.

Do you have a nickname?
My family often calls me Rush.

What is one word best describes you?
My dear, I would not repeat that word in the presence of a lady.

I giggle..  he thinks I am a lady 😀

Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
I have been working in the fields with my new thresher. I am wearing a white shirt and breeches.

Looking him up and down, I think he could wear a potato sack and still look dashing… sigh

 Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
The lady was kind and portrayed me in a better light than I deserve. For that, I thank her.

What makes you laugh out loud?
A saucy retort from a quick witted woman. Sadly, it’s a rare occurrence.

Not really rare if you hang around me !

What is your favourite dessert?
Clootie dumplings. Cook makes them with apples, and they are the best in all of Scotland.

I have to check this out, never heard of it before… here it is… YUM


This rich fruit pudding is a classic Scottish dessert, serve with clotted cream and a dram of whisky. http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/clootiepudding_9528

What is your favourite drink?
Brandy—French brandy, of course.

What is your greatest fear?
I trust you will keep this to yourself. My greatest fear is that my family does not need me.

What is your favourite colour?
My favourite color is the rich pink of heather. There is nothing more beautiful than a field of heather in bloom—except, perhaps, the glow of pink on a woman’s cheeks after I’ve made love to her.


What do you wear when you go to sleep?
Lass, that is a very intimate question for a woman to ask a man. But if you must know, come closer, and I will whisper the answer in your ear. I lean closer… Yes, that’s it. I wear only what God, in his Grace, gave me upon birth. I see I have shocked you. Forgive me.

No, no… I like a man who wears that… believe me, it would take a lot to shock me 😀

What is the perfect romantic date?
Ah, romance. Perhaps a walk along the shores of my childhood home, the Isle of Mull, with a picnic to follow.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
A gentleman is not ticklish.


What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Freshly baked bread. The smell reminds me of a voyage I took recently, and the young lady who played cook for us. Her freshly baked bread was almost as luscious as she.

I love the smell of fresh baked bread, my grandmother and my mother baked a lot too. I can almost smell it now just thinking about it.

When you look at a woman what catches your interest?
Her eyes, of course. What else? A gentleman doesn’t look lower.

I am openly giggling now… ya right

Do you have somebody in your life now?
I do. A woman who I met under interesting circumstances. But, as I am a gentleman, I cannot explain beyond saying, she did her best to defend her sister’s honor—including, shooting me.

What is one word best describes her?
Determined. A quality I find refreshing.

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
My book is, indeed, part of a series. To Tame a Highland Earl is the first MacLean Highlander novel. You will see my brother Ash, and I am sure there is much in store for my wife’s sister Grace. The chit needs to be taught a good lesson, and I believe Miss Scott knows just the gentleman to do it. There is more to come besides these two, but I will not give away all the secrets.

Oh, I can’t wait to read them.
Thank you for your kindness in accepting my invitation and answering my questions.

My pleasure lass!
He bows deep and kisses my hand… oh my, how charming


So there you go. I had the opportunity to read Erroll’s story and I can tell you this. It is a great story, I could not put it down. A great love story placed in the Highlands in the 1800s full of adventure, some mishaps, and with a happy ending. Sparks fly between Erroll and Eve from the get-go. I recommend it with 5 stars. I can’t wait to read the next book in the series.


A man torn between two worlds. Both need him…neither wants him.

Groomed for a life amongst the English aristocracy, Lord Erroll Rushton is unexpectedly thrust back into his father’s Scottish world when the Englishwoman he compromises refuses to marry him.

No gentleman breaks into a lady’s bedchamber…but then, no lady sleeps with a pistol under her pillow.

Miss Eve Crenshaw will marry for love or won’t marry at all. When London’s most notorious rakehell breaks into her bedchamber in the dead of night and compromises her beyond repair, Eve plans a daring escape that shocks even the Earl.



Look up the fabulous author, Tarah Scott, and see her other books.
You can also connect with her on:

She also writes as T. C. Archer, a team of two, Evan Trevane and Shawn M. Casey.

I have a question for you. What is your fave dessert that your grandmother made?

One lucky commenter, chosen by Sexy Mr. Random, will win this great poster from Tarah Scott.


The contest will be open until 3pm, EST, Monday, May 19th, 2014. GOOD LUCK!

Until next time, happy reading!

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