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Their Shadow Queen Series

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Tempted By Their Queen (book 1)
All The Queen’s Men (book 2)
My entire life has been a lie.
I thought I was a normal girl, a typical college student. Until Finn and Jensen, two of the most handsome men I’ve ever met change my entire world.
On my twenty-first birthday, a single kiss from Finn transports the three of us to the Shadow Court. A realm of the fae. Because I’m not human. Not even a little. Turns out, I’m a faerie. The Shadow Court’s long-lost queen, to be exact, and I have to take my crown.
It should be easy, but there are rules and customs I need to follow, powers I have to unlock, and a prince I’m supposed to marry.
Unfortunately, there are also plenty of creatures who don’t want me to succeed and will stop at nothing to see me dead.
With my guards, Finn and Jensen at my side, I’m ready for anything. Except for my growing attraction to the men I surround myself with. They say they’re tempted by me, but I want them just as much, and I don’t think I can resist.
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About The Author
Kim Loraine was raised a Navy brat but spent most of her life growing up in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. A proper Washingtonian, she’s addicted to coffee, doesn’t let a little rain ruin her day, and thinks the sun is a gift from God. When not chasing her three little minions around, Kim spends her time writing, reading, and binge watching Doctor Who.
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My Chat with Zander

Hello and welcome!

My guest today is quite a character. I have been watching him for a while and so glad to have him here to chat for a bit.

Please welcome Zander!

What is your full name?
I have been known by a couple of names. In the heavens, I am Ruadan, the God of mystery. On Earth, I am just simply Zander Paine.

Do you have a nickname?
A nickname is an endearing name we give to someone who is close to us. It is usually a name associated with a trait, either for their personalities or physical appearance, that reminds us of them. I have stayed away from people most of my life so I’ve never been given one of those endearing names.
It is true, as a biker, I have a road name, Zee. This I gave to myself, and it is used to hide who I am. That is the nature of the criminal world. However, recently, I have let myself become a part of a community. I am with my own kind and a part of the Queen’s personal protection team. I have found lost family and discovered my soulmate, and in opening myself and my heart, I have been given many new names. Some are for who I am, brother, lover, even beast. Some are in the another language, while others are given to get under my skin. And, in all honesty, I love each and every one of them. Especially, the ones mo àilleacht likes to call me, like ollphèist olc meaning bad monster and cowboy.
Those Celtic words sound so delicious on his lips … sigh

What is one word that best describes you?
You can say that again, your story held quite a few surprises.

Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
Unless I’m in my corporate office in Toronto, which is rare, I always wear a version of these jeans, t-shirt, boots and leather jacket, like I have on now.
Oh I do like what I see… a lot 

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
At first, I was surprised she even wanted to write about me at all, but Ms. Maguire did something no one else has ever tried to do. She got me to come out of the shadows and reconnect with my kind. In doing so, I have discovered so much and I am truly thankful to her for that. So, yes, I believe she represented me well.
I am glad she convinced you, I’ve been waiting for your story for a while now.

What makes you laugh out loud?
Any of the sarcastic comments that come out of Paige’s mouth. She has one hell of a sharp tongue, but some of the things she says are seriously belly busting.

What is your favourite dessert?
Silly question, my sweet Pea.

What is your favourite drink?
Beer and bourbon, of course.

What is your greatest fear?
Funny, I never had fears until recently. I mean, I have already died once and been to the burning pits in the Underworld so what is there to fear after that. But now…Now I fear for the safety of our Queen, she is always been challenged. I worry for my sister, my mother, my brothers, but I especially fear that something will happen to my mate, and the first female Alpha, Paige. It keeps me up at night, in fact.

What is your favourite colour?
Does it have to be one? I actually like a mixture of orange, gold, and red…The color of fire.

What do you wear when you go to sleep?
People wear clothing when they sleep? How uncomfortable!

What is the perfect romantic date?
A burger and beer in Paige’s kitchen, just us sharing our time together.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
I’m not ticklish in human form. However, if you swear not to tell Paige, I’ll let you in on a secret. he leans in and whispers… In my true form, that of my beast, if someone was to, say, pet my neck backwards, raising my scales, I’m super ticklish.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
I love the smell of nature with a slight hint of horse. It’s the natural essence of my beauty and it drives me wild.
Horse? It took me a moment to understand what he meant, then I remembered Paige has horses DUH

When you look at a woman what catches your interest?
Mmm, her confidence. There is nothing sexier.

Do you have somebody in your life now?

What is one word best describes her?
That she is! 😀

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
Yes, my book is the fourth in the series. What does the future hold? Well, no one knows what Ms. Maguire is thinking and I doubt any of us could even try to figure her out. However, I can tell you she holds all of our secrets and our kind are the biggest myth of all… It’s bound to get darker, wilder, and crazier from here!

I know what you mean, Ms. Maguire likes to tease and she does it mercilessly 😀 Thank you for the visit to my little corner of the blogging world and looking forward to seeing more of you in the future.


Thank you for joining us today and I hope you enjoyed our chat.

Zander hails from Blessed, book 4 of The Legacy Series by Marianne Maguire.

Secrets, lies, and betrayals are in everyone’s past. They write our histories and define our world. Zander Paine knows this more than most thanks to a second chance September Rae’s Mother blessed him with centuries ago. Zander considers this blessing a curse that left him not quite a supernatural, and not at all who he once was. Alone, he wandered in the shadows spreading the false history of the supernatural- until Queen September is finally born.

After a chance meeting with the Queen, Zander is sent on a mission to Nevada with the High Priestesses to kill a warlock who has been siphoning magical powers. He’s there to prove himself worthy, but a lost family connect has him reliving his past as he tries to help the beautiful she-wolf, Paige Sky, escape her step-father’s claim. When the Queen’s court comes to his aid to help him rescue Paige, the rest of the supernatural community decides to challenge the Queen and her court for their Kingdom.

Zander is determined to show his loyalty, to right the wrongs of his shattered past, and finally atone for his sins, but the odds are not in his favor. When the truth about his mysterious past is finally revealed and the battle begins, will the Queen, her court, and the only woman he’s ever loved, turn their back on him or will he win it all and be truly blessed?

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my review: 5 stars

It took a while to get thru the book and not because it wasn’t good. It is really good, I mean REALLY good. I was savoring it slowly like a good chocolate that melts when it hits the tongue. I knew when I met Zander in the previous stories that he was special and after reading his story I know the author did him justice. He also got a special mate in Paige, she is a kickass heroine. Their encounters are explosive, in and out of bed. Make sure you have a fan handy 🙂 The saga continues and from the beginning there is the usual grip that brings the reader in and holds prisoner to the last page. When is the next book coming, Ms. Maguire? Need more.

The series is a unique take on the paranormal erotica genre mixing vampire, wolf shifter, demon, angel, human and adding suspense, laughter and lots of hot, sexy scenes.

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If you missed my chats with characters from previous books, makes sure you check them out to get an insight into their world. First up was Sabre and then September’s hunks, followed by Lilith, my fave BGF from the series.

If you are new to the series, although the books can be read as stand-alones, I recommend you start at the beginning to understand better how the world evolves and how characters get involved.

To keep in touch with Ms. Maguire, give her pages a like. You should like her page on Facebook, she posts sexy shoes and oh-so-yummy-drool-worthy Wet Wednesdays sigh among other sexy posts. Ms. Maguire’s Pinterest is a place worth checking out, make sure you have your drool rag handy though! See Zander’s pic there too. Her website is a wealth of information on the books and the characters, check out the Genealogical Map, so cool! We chatted back in 2015 and I had the chance to meet her in person, she is such an amazing lady.

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One lucky reader will get an ebook copy of “BLESSED”, courtesy of Ms. Maguire. The winner will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random from the comments after 3pm EST on Monday, December 10, 2018. Good luck!

Until next time read a book, listen to a book and don’t forget to show your love by leaving a review!

My Chat with Marianne Maguire

Hello and welcome!

Today I have an author I adore, especially her wicked mind. I had her heroes for a chat …. twice… once with Sabre and once with ALL four hunks. It is very hard to choose, read her books and you will understand 😉 I also had the honour of meeting her in person a few times.

Please welcome Marianne Maguire!


Marianne Maguire was born on the Canadian prairies, when platform heels and bell bottom pants where groovy, while Johnny Cash and ABBA were what all the cool kids listened to on their record players. Often as a child she would go off on her own to explore the forest, armed only with her imaginary friends and a peanut butter sandwich, in search of wild adventures then come home to tell tall tales about what she had found to anyone that would listen.

Today you can often find Marianne on her acreage she shares with her husband of 20+ years near Toronto, Ontario, Canada, taming her gardens and usually with her band of merry four legged children. She still grooms and trains dogs, has a persistent preoccupation for reading and surfing the web and a huge obsession for anything undead. Visit her at to find our what’s next in the Legacy Series.

Hello Marianne!

Do you have a nickname?
Yes, my darling husband calls me Wiggy. I’m not sure when this started or why but there it is. We’ve been together for over 20 years and in the beginning it drove me crazy but now I think it means wing nut or wigged out, cause I’m a little cray-cray y’all, lol.

What is one word that best describes you?
Unique, I have never followed what is expected, if my Mom was still with us today she would be shaking her head in agreement. I love being a free spirit with my own individuality. 

What makes you laugh out loud?
I love to laugh, almost anything my dogs, Rupert, Merlin and Buddy do gets me chuckling, seriously they are clowns.


I love dry humor, or anything caused by my own clumsiness, I do some pretty dumb things.
They are so cute, I love Merlin especially, the gentle giant.

What is your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Funny you ask this, my husband is always making fun of me for smelling everything. He says, “Everything up the nose.”

But if I have to nail down one smell as a favourite, I would have to say the forest after a hard rain. Nature is my sanctuary, the place I have always gone to, even as a child, for comfort and after a rain storm it has a million fresh scents all in one that just make me feel like I’m safe and home. I have always lived close to a forest of some sort so I have many memories that come alive with that smell.
You are not alone in smelling everything, I do it too 😉

Favourite place to spend time in.
The outdoors, of course but also my office. If I’m not knee deep in my garden, covered in mud, twigs, bugs and God only knows what, than you’ll find me locked in my office with puppies at my feet while I tap away at my keyboard.

Is there a genre that you refuse to read?
Not that I have found as of yet, but of course I’m very partial to paranormal.

Writing! What started it?
I think I have always been a storyteller, even as a child. I would go off for the day into the woods to one of my forts or for walks deep into the trees by myself, no one would ever know where I went but I always came home with a tale and my family always listened. The writing came much later, only 4 years ago to be exact. I had just lost both my parents to cancer, a dark time for me. I felt very alone and at a loss as to who I was. I began to journal my thoughts to help me deal with what I was feeling at the time, it was an ugly mess at first but in time I got ideas from experiences I had or places I had been. In March of 2011, I sat at my desk and began to type, in a short 30 days I created my first manuscript, Born. I guess the rest, as they say, is history.

If you could choose another career what would it be?
I have worn many hats in my life, I studied to be a chef and worked in the industry for almost 20 years, not as a chef but as a waitress, bartender, and eventually I owned and operated my own pub. I also was a roofer, truck driver, shoe sales women, model, dog groomer, and business owner, there hasn’t been much I haven’t tried. I have never really chosen a career, I’ve been interested in many things and just tried them, the ones I really enjoyed are the ones I stuck with. So if I had to choose another career I would have to wait to see what came along so I could give it a go. I think I will stick with author though, it really is the best job ever and I can create any career I wish, whenever I want and when it gets boring, I’ll create another one.

Also, I prefer the word adventure over career, I think whatever you do in life, you have to enjoy it, be happy doing it. The word career does not sound happy and I see too many people with careers that are just plain miserable, that doesn’t seem fun at all. Find an adventure and be happy.

Audiobooks! Any plans to have any of your books in audio format?
I would love to have an audiobook but that is in the hands of my publisher. Sorry I can’t give you more than that.

Does your work convey a specific emotion or message?
I never set out to give any sort of message but I do write about strong women, that is very important to me. I was raised to believe I could do anything and I have tried to do just that in my own life, so I make sure that my characters are of the same mind set. All women are beautiful, creative, brave, strong, smart and incredible beings, no matter what shape, size, colour or race they are. If my books or even my own story help someone do better in life or get through something difficult, well, that will be a priceless moment for me and make this the best damn job in the world.

Who is your intended audience and why should they read your books?
Anyone over 21 with a heartbeat, who loves a good story with many twists and turns in a fantasy world full of hot dreamy characters that enjoy steamy sex, because who wouldn’t want to read that.

What is next in your writing?
With Born and Inheritance, book 1 & 2 of the Legacy Series, out now, my readers will probably be excited to hear I am working on book 3 and hope to have it done by the end of this year. This one is from a different character’s point of view and is taking a little longer to write as I also must set up for book 4 and 5. Yes, I plan on continuing the series and hope to have many more books to come. Sorry, I am keeping the titles and characters secret for now, remember good things take time to create so please be patient with me. I promise it will be worth it!

Thank you so much Marianne for coming for this chat. I am so looking forward to reading the next book, especially that I have an inkling who is the main character. Can you write faster? 😀


Thanks for dropping by and I hope you enjoyed the chat.

I really hope you will give a chance to the series. I recommend it to anybody who likes paranormal romance with a twist… or two and really hot scenes that warrant for some ice cold drinks and an industrial fan by your side. Check out the characters of the Legacy Series here. where is my bucket of ice cubes?

ImageBook 1, BORN was published May 15th, 2014.

my review: I thought I’ve read every sub genre of paranormal romance, but this book proves that I was mistaken. A unique take on the genre mixing vampire, wolf shifter, demon mixed with suspense, laughter and lots of hot, sexy scenes. Love September, her down to earth attitude and quirky comebacks that had me burst out laughing. She gets the surprise of her life when she finds out her legacy, but with the help of her court comprised of sexy hunks, Sabre, Gage, Magennis and Chris she comes out on top and out of her shell. A great debut novel to a series that shows we’ll have more entertainment coming our way.


The second book, INHERITANCE was released on June 12, 2015 ….. it is sooooo yummy….

my review: Continuing the story from the first book, “Born”, Ms. Maguire takes us deeper in the intricate world surrounding September. Quite a few twists in the story and new revelations about her men who are her consorts, funny moments, romance, hot love scenes, intrigue and intense battle scene makes this a great read. I can’t wait for more!!!

Links to keep in touch with Ms. Maguire and her books, give her a like and if you chat with her, say hello from me. You should like her page on Facebook, she has posting days with sexy shoes and oh-so-yummy-drool-worthy Wet Wednesdays *sigh* among other sexy posts. Ms. Maguire’s Pinterest is a place worth checking out too.


One lucky reader will win an ebook copy of “BORN”, courtesy of Ms. Maguire. The winner will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random from the comments after 3pm EST on Monday, September 14, 2015. Good luck!

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