Star Keeper – NEW RELEASE!

Hello and welcome!


Excited to be part of the release day celebrations for one of my fave authors, Kate Reedwood who joined with Chris Heinicke to create the Legacy Hunter series.



Queen Killer, book 1 was released in July 2017, and is available in ebook and print.

Powerful, beautiful, bio-­‐mimetic energy in its purest form. A benevolent gift meant to launch humanity into a new age of space travel. They were the hope for the future. The key to the next stage in human discovery. But every gift has its price.

Nearly a thousand years after Earth took its place in the network of galactic commerce, the planet is depleted of resources and on the edge of collapse. Can stardrive technology bring the Earth back to life? Adventurer Axel Ryan is betting his life that it can. But there aren’t any stardrives left to be found on Earth, and ships capable of interstellar travel are hard to come by. His only choice is to enlist the aid of mercenary pirates to steal one. With the stakes high, and the future of Earth on the line, does it matter he’ll have to betray the love of his life?

Keep your friends close and your enemies closer has always been Element Cruz’s motto. And it couldn’t be more true with Axel Ryan. Drugged, abandoned, and her ship stolen, she’s more than ready to let the price on his head kill him. Except Axel holds the key to saving humanity. And if there’s one thing Ellie can’t refuse, it’s the chance to win.

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Here is an excerpt…


What the hell had he done? No ship was worth this.
     “Warning, hull breach imminent.”
     “Escape pod. Now!” he shouted. Built for two, the women would be protected by the automatic defense system on board, while the pod sped them to the safety of the nearby Terran colony on Europa.
     “Oh God,” Rose said, panic clear in her voice as she checked Ellie over. “I think it’s her leg.”
      “I’ll bring her. Just go!” Axel picked up Ellie, ignoring the way she winced and screamed as her left foot banged his thigh, and hurried in the direction of the escape pod.
      Smoke was seeping in around the edges of the main door, making the red light of the emergency system a hazy mist. The sound of stressed metal reverberated throughout the room. As did the resonant hum of blasters being fired.
     “This is all your fault, you bastard!” Rose screamed at him, speaking aloud what Axel already knew to be true. It was his fault. All of it. The betrayal. The hurt. All of it.
     The pod door slid open with the touch of Rose’s hand. Her expression sparked with hatred as she pressed herself into the upright harness of the cylindrical tube and reached for her daughter. Axel helped Ellie into the other tether as he counted the seconds in his mind, willing the main door to hold just a heartbeat longer. One, two, three—
     The stressed metal exploded, breaching the room.
     “Axel!” Ellie screamed. She reached for him, her green eyes wide.
     “Only room for two,” he said and hit the release button.
     The capsule door slammed shut, separating the two women from his view. Then it was gone, disappeared down the launch tube.
     Axel gasped for breath in the thinning atmosphere of the room and raised his hands into the air.
     If there was one thing in life he found impossible to mistake, it was the cold hard steel of a blaster, pressed to the back of his head.



Star Keeper, the second book in the series, is released today.

Axel Ryan is running for his life. Pursued by bounty hunters with a price on his head, he should disappear into the stars to hide and continue his search for Stardrives. But his soulmate, Element Cruz, has resurfaced and after spending the last six months searching for her with no luck, finding her again is worth gambling his life. She’s putting her own in danger by infiltrating an illegal slave auction where the Star Keeper of Endaria is being sold; a woman with empathic abilities, worth more credits then Axel can legally gather. It should be an easy mission. Crash the auction, save his girl, and fly off into the galaxy to live happily ever after together. But the universe has another destiny in store for Axel, one he’ll need to embrace to save them all, or die trying.

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Here is an excerpt…


 “Ellie!” Axel screamed as he raced through the door on the left of the corridor he was in. Through a meter-­‐wide window, he saw the tired face of Element Cruz. Relief collided with panic and turned to rage. She was still alive, but for how long? And why the frell did she have a fist-­‐sized welt on her cheek? The mark was dark red and stark against her skin, swollen and painful.
     He ran up and touched the window, her face on the other side. “Who the frell hit you?” he yelled, not sure if Ellie could hear. When she stared at him blankly he shook his head and added, “I will get you out of there!” He could dole out justice to whoever had harmed her once he knew she was safe.
     She gestured at her comm where it hung useless and broken from the collar on her suit and put her hand up against the window too. She mouthed the words, “It’s a trap,” clearly enough for Axel to understand the lip movements. “Get out of here!”
     He glanced around the room he was in. Some kind of observation chamber, he guessed. But for what purpose, he had no idea. Shiloh had led a peculiar existence. The room itself was divided, a couch and table on this side with a glass partition separating him from the other where Ellie and Iris and Shiznit were held captive.
     Iris had escaped her own bindings and was working on undoing Shiznit’s restraints with her fingers. Ellie banged her fists against the glass. “Leave!” she screamed.
     Axel ignored her and tried the cell’s door, first with a tug on the handle, then with his blaster, but the laser fire bounced off the glass without doing any discernable damage.
     Axel turned back to Ellie, so close to him but separated by safety glass that would take more fire power than he could muster right now to break. She may as well be on the other side of the galaxy.
     But he refused to give up and let her and the others die. Darius wasn’t going to win.
     The charges. Where were they? A blinking light caught his eye by the edge of the cell window. Rectangular and about the size of his palm, the explosive charge had been attached to the wall. One of several, in fact, he realized.
     He moved to the charges and studied them. He was no expert, but the arrangement seemed simple enough. Square casing. Couple wires. Blinking red light, the flashes increasing in speed. A countdown in progress? Shit.
     The others banged on the window. Axel glanced at them but ignored their frantic expressions and pleas for him to leave. He needed to focus on diffusing the situation.
     “Who am I kidding, I’ve never done this shit,” he said out loud. He did know the red digital display was just that, a display, but that there was some type of timer inside that was counting down to zero. The nearest charge had been placed at his height, and he knew that the first thing he should do was try to pull one of the wires out to disrupt the circuit. But which one? Black or red? And if he picked wrong, would it instantly detonate and set off the others?
      Sweat poured from his brow like a slow dripping tap, and he quickly wiped it with the back of his hand.
      He could stand here and wait, or he could take a chance and act. The others were shrieking frantically, banging on the glass. The right wire would save them. They were dead for certain if he stood here letting time run out. Fifty-­‐fifty chance. Life or death? Red or black? Which future did fortune favor?
     He chose black.
      Pulling with all his strength, he broke the wire free of the charge with a snap. The blinking stopped and became a solid red light, glaring at him with its brightness. A high-­‐pitched whine filled the room.
     “Oh shit.” I’m so sorry, he thought. “Ellie! Get back!”

Dark Horizon, book 3 is scheduled for release on March 29, 2018. Further books in the series are pending.


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Kate Reedwood, also know as Felicity Kates, is a mild‐mannered manager by day. At night, she trades in her high heels for bunny slippers and lets her imagination run wild. A trained artist and writer, Kate enjoys writing stories that combine humor with strong characters who know what they want and aren’t afraid to go get it. Every story is an emotional journey where the characters must struggle to find their happily ever after. But they do always reach it in the end, no matter the time or place in the universe. She lives off of coffee and dreams and enjoys going for walks along the shores of Lake Ontario, taking pictures of whatever catches her eye. A romantic at heart, she loves to snuggle under a blanket with a good book to warm up the cold Canadian winters. When not dreaming up new worlds and books to write with Australian author Chris Heinicke, she can most often be found enjoying the quiet company of her husband and son.


Although working as a baker for many years, writing has been a passion for Chris Heinicke for some time, starting in high school and reigniting again in 2006, when he first got the inspiration to begin writing ‘The Man In Black.’ After completing that project eight years later, he took part in NaNoWriMo in November 2014, culminating into a project named 5PM. Deciding to self‐publish, 5PM came out in February 2015, and then The Man In Black in August. 2016 saw the release of 7PM, and in that same year, his writing path met with that of Canadian author Kate Reedwood. A mutual respect of each other’s work ignited an interest in working together, creating the Legacy Hunter series, the first of which to come out in July 2017. Apart from writing, Chris enjoys travelling, reading, watching movies and all things geeky. He resides in Coffs Harbour, New South Wales, Australia with his wife and three children.

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My Chat with Hell :D

Hello and welcome!

One day late, but I am happy to share this chat with one of the most interesting female characters to date.

You heard of her on my blog as part of a Release Day Blitz back in January. I was really impressed with her after reading part 1.


Please welcome Hell!

What is your full name?
Helen, after Helen of Troy

Do you have a nickname?
Yes. Peyton calls me Hell. It’s supposed to be a joke. I think.

What one word best describes you?
One word? Adaptive. I was designed to adapt to whatever conditions surround me. I’m not sure that my creators thought that through fully, but it has it pros and cons, like anyone else’s skills do.

Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
Well, I’m wearing a shirt. My favourite shirt. It’s the first thing Peyton ever gave me when he woke me from stasis. It’s too big and maybe not the sort of thing girls wear around the Dome where I live, but I love it. It always reminds me of him.

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
That’s hard to say. There hasn’t ever been an android like me before. Part machine, part living being. At least, I don’t think there has. So I don’t know how accurate she could be. But I do know that I’m very happy she gave me a hero like Peyton Chase to tell my story with. He’s grumpy and swears too much and drinks whisky. But all of that is because he cares so deeply for the people around him, it hurts him that he can’t always protect the ones he loves. And he’s lost so much, so many friends and family. But he treats me with so much kindness. He doesn’t let his pain stop him from doing what is right. He’s given me shelter when I had nowhere else to go, even though I’m the last thing he ever wanted complicating his life. Even if I wasn’t chemically bonded with him, I know I would love him. Who wouldn’t want to be in a book with a man like that as their lover and friend?

What makes you laugh out loud?
Henry. He used to be just a regular service robot that would help with maintenance around the Dome. But now I’ve reprogrammed him to observe and react to the world around him too. And the joy he has over having joints that move without squeaking… it makes me giggle whenever he twirls his arms around saying, “No squeaks!”
I just wish Peyton was happier with the change too, though. I know I didn’t ask his permission to fix the robot and give him upgrades, but really…I was doing everyone a favour.

What is your favourite dessert?
Anything I don’t have to try to make. You know…food isn’t really my thing. Can we talk about something else?

What is your favourite drink?
I don’t really have a preference.

What is your greatest fear?
After everything I’ve been through in my short life, you’d think it would be pain. But it’s not. Pain I can handle. I can adapt to it if I need to. But being restrained. Trapped, with no escape. That is my greatest fear. And I’m not too excited about complete darkness either.

What is your favourite colour?
Peyton’s warm brown eyes.

What do you wear when you go to sleep?
Nothing. Though I do prefer Peyton.

What is the perfect romantic date?
A date? I don’t know. I’ve never been on a date. I tried to make a romantic breakfast once… but you don’t want to hear about that. Well, I guess it doesn’t really matter what we do as long as I’m with Peyton and that tension he always carries around gets lost in pleasure instead. That is what makes me happy. Being with him and knowing I’ve made a difference in his life.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
I’m not ticklish. Unless Peyton wanted me to be. Then I would become ticklish. I can turn things like that on and off to best please my master. My programming matrix was based on that of a, um, pleasure robot, you see. And it’s served me well as a base for my main function of being highly adaptive.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Peyton. His spicy-scented cleansers and male pheromones were the first things I smelled when he woke me from stasis. It will remind me of him forever and be the scent I crave the most.

When you look at a man what catches your interest?
Well, I’m programmed to find whoever my master is attractive. Luckily, Peyton has a caring and protective personality behind his grumpy exterior. He also has six-pack abs and a strong, muscular body, which is something I’m not going to complain about, heh. When he looks at me and I know he’s interested, even if he’s fighting it, he makes me feel all tingly and hot inside.

Do you have somebody in your life now?
I have Peyton. He’s my current master. I can’t remember too much of my life before we met as my memories were damaged when my creators at The Factory tried to erase them. But whatever the situation was before, he’s my master now.

What one word best describes him?
Grumpy? Snarly? Protective? Sexy as sin? There isn’t one word that can describe him. He’s a complicated man.

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
Yes it is. My story is a long one, so it is being released in parts, one part each month. The first part is out right now. Part 2 released on February 10th, which was yesterday!

There are 4 parts so far, but there may be more.

I’m not quite sure what the future holds for Peyton and I, but I’m nervous. I don’t really remember anything about my past, but the people who created me are looking for me. I ran away, you see… straight into Peyton’s arms, and although he’s planning on fighting for me, to keep me safe, I don’t want to see him get caught in the crossfire. I’m scared to go back to The Factory, but what if that’s the only place I can find out the answers to the questions I have burning inside? Why was I made? And why did my makers try to kill me? And what is this voice I keep hearing inside that’s so familiar? I can almost remember when it speaks to me…

He was the best of men. The only man…

…the only man who ever made me feel truly safe. Remember that. If nothing else, I want you to remember him…

Thank you Hell for chatting with me and I am so looking forward to reading what is next in your exciting journey to hopefully HEA.


I hope you enjoyed the chat as much as I did.

When Part 1 released, it was as “Peyton’s Doll” in the The New Earth Series, by Felicity Kates.

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It got a new name, a new cover which hopefully it will not take long to change over permanently at all e-stores.

TADA!!!! A New Earth Series‘ new look, the new name is “Project Hell”. I loved the previous covers, but I think the new ones are reflecting the story really well.

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The covers were created by Lucian Bane and I think he did an awesome job. He is a new author for me, I will have to check out the books, I did a little stalking on his website, looks yummy. Thanks a lot Kate!!! My TBR pile is groaning LOL

I hope you will give the series a chance, Part 1 got some awesome reviews…

Here is my 5-star review:

“A great start to this new series. I read it in almost one sitting, fell asleep with the iPad on my face… now I can say I drooled over Peyton’s LOL

A short story that has the unique signature of Ms. Kates, building the base of the new world that will be the series. Quite an interesting premise and being a fan of the scifi genre, the concept picked my interest, add the mix or suspense, danger, intrigue, erotica and romance… I want more and can’t wait for Part 2.”

Congrats Ms. Kates on the release of Part 2!!!! YAY

Still not what the doctor ordered.

Things heat up in part 2 when Peyton has his hands full…of Hell. Despite his misgivings, their chemistry cannot be denied. He’s driven to protect and help her, but is there a place for her in his life? If it’s not enough that the revelations of her past at The Factory threaten to break their tenuous relationship apart. Between the appearances of Peyton’s meddling Aunt Joanna, a truly horrible breakfast, a chance encounter with an ex-lover, and the crack of a whip on his ass, Peyton may not survive to see what life with Hell has in store for him next.

This book is part 2 of a series. It is not a standalone story.

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~Other Books by Felicity Kates~

The Little Miss Kick-Ass Series

Steam Bunny

Super-Sex Me

Fit to Be Tied

Undressed: The Little Miss Kick-Ass Collection

To celebrate the release, Ms. Kates is offering an ebook copy of Project Hell, Part 1 to one lucky reader and an ebook copy of Project Hell, Part 2 to a second. All you have to do is comment on this post. The winners will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random, February 13th, 2016 after 3pm EST.

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Felicity Kates – Release Day Blitz

Hello and welcome!
I am so happy to be part of this release day blitz for one of my fave authors. If you remember, I had a couple of her characters from “Little Miss Kick-Ass” Series, Race and Lucas here for a chat 😀

A new adventure in science fiction romance begins…


The New Earth Series, by bestselling author Felicity Kates, is a serial science fiction romance story set in a futuristic dystopian world, where hope for the future of humanity is in danger of being lost to despair. At times humorous, and filled with sizzling chemistry, the series will take you on a journey through intriguing twists and turns, smiles and tears, as Dr. Peyton Chase and his android companion, whom he affectionately calls Hell, must discover the true meaning of love before they can reach their HEA. Each part of the story is meant be read in sequence. The series of books are scheduled to be published on a monthly basis beginning January 2016.

Peyton’s Doll – Part One

Release date: January 6th, 2016
Book info:  The beginning part of the series where the conflict involving the New Earth colonies is introduced and Peyton and his android Doll meet.

Genre: science fiction romance
Tags: android, dystopia, post-apocalyptic, futuristic, cyberpunk, short story.
Length: 20 000 words approx.
Heat level: High
Content warning: For readers aged 18+. Contains sexuality, adult situations and graphic language
Formats: ePub, Mobi
Price: 0.99 cents US/UK/CA/AU

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She isn’t what the doctor ordered, but she’s just what he needs

1000 years after Earth has been devastated by a viral plague, the few survivors turn to genetic engineering and advanced robotics to ensure the future of the human race. But
not everyone is happy with artificial life living amongst humans, least of all Peyton Chase, a doctor with a harrowing past. When he’s ‘gifted’ with a state-of-the-art companion that he can’t send back, Peyton is far from pleased. She’s sentient. She’s sexy. She’s everything he doesn’t want complicating his life. He nicknames her Hell. She nicknames him lots of unladylike things, at least in her mind. Because there are rules to a relationship like theirs. Master and Slave. She’s supposed to obey him in all things. But if that’s true, why can’t she stop meddling in his life? Unfortunately, time is running out for Hell. Her own desperate past is about to catch up to her with deadly results.
“You saved my life when it would’ve been easier to let me die,” said
Hell. An incredible realization, especially considering killing her had been
the thought most on Peyton’s mind when he’d initiated the scan. “Why?”
The warmth of his arm pulled away, but his comforting scent lingered. He picked up a nearby cloth and busied himself with wiping down the scanning array’s control panel. “I swore an oath once, to help those in need regardless of personal opinion.”
“But you don’t practice regularly anymore. Doesn’t that relieve you of clinical obligation?”
A flush spread from the deep ‘V’ of his tunic and up his neck. His gaze snapped to hers, hot and hard. “Would you rather have died?”
“No.” Ignoring the numb tingle in her limbs, she twisted so her feet hung off the scanner bed and touched the icy floor. “I’m grateful for your help. But I don’t want to be an obligation. I’ve caused you enough trouble already.” Chest suddenly tight, she sucked in a breath. “Is there someone else here that I can stay with?”
“You want to stay with someone else?” He tossed the cloth down on the scanning bed, his lips a thin line.
“No, but I figured it’s what you wanted.”
“What I want—” he snapped, then stopped. He turned away from her, his body rigid as he thrust his fingers through his dark hair. His face was set in hard lines when he turned back to her. “What I want is to keep you safe. You’re the most important thing that’s ever happened to humanity, and those bastards—” He stopped again, as if whatever the bastards in question had done was too difficult for him to say. He shook his head and tried again. “I got a call from Markus Willbright from The Factory, just before you woke up. They’re looking for you, Hell.”
Willbright. Willbright. “Wait…” She clutched her temples as she slid off the scanner and stood. “I remember him!” She glanced at Peyton and caught his grim nod. But the excitement, whisking through her at the fact she could actually remember something, quickly faded. Why did that name make her feel uncomfortable? She had a vague impression of a quiet man of mixed Asian ancestry who’d come to see her in her glass-walled room. He’d only ever looked at her and tapped on his tablet, recording whatever it was that scientists recorded, then disappeared again behind closed doors. But Peyton obviously hated him by the anger flaring in his eyes.
“What did you tell him?”
“I lied. I told him I’d never heard of a Bio-roid before, let alone seen
one, and said I was quite happy with my new Factory-made sex doll, thank you very much.”
He’d lied to protect her? She sat back down on the scanner with a thump. “Did he believe you?”
“Probably not.” Peyton’s attention was fixed on retrieving a data cube from the scanner array, the handsome planes of his face set hard. Clearly all of this was a burden to him that he’d rather not carry.
“Wouldn’t it have been easier to have just told him the truth and sent me back?”
The flush deepened across his cheeks, giving his tired expression a
fevered cast. “No.”
“Because of this.” He held up the translucent blue data cube for her to see before closing his fingers over it again. “I managed to piece together some of the fragmented engrams rupturing your hippocampus.”
“And?” she prompted after it became apparent he wasn’t going to say anything further.
“And, like I told you before, you’re never going back to The Factory
The New Earth series continues in February 2016!
Peyton’s Doll—Part Two

Peyton has his hands full in part two… and Hell likes it. A lot. Mostly. Especially when he’s holding her. But is there a place for her in his life? If it’s not enough that the revelations of her past at The Factory threaten to break their relationship apart.  Between the appearance of Peyton’s meddling Aunt Joanna, a truly horrible breakfast, a chance encounter with an ex-lover, and the crack of a whip on his ass, Peyton may not survive to see what life with Hell has in store for him next.

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~About the Author~
Felicity Kates is a mild-mannered manager by day. At night, she trades in her high heels for bunny slippers and lets her imagination run wild. Felicity enjoys writing fun, flirty fantasies that combine humor with strong characters who have super-sexy desires. The setting can be any time or any place in the universe as long as it sets her mind on fire.
Felicity lives off of coffee and dreams and enjoys going for walks along the shores of Lake Ontario, taking pictures of whatever catches her eye. A romantic at heart, she loves to snuggle under a blanket with a good book to warm up the cold Canadian winters. When not writing, can most often be found enjoying the quiet company of her husband and son, whom she loves very, very much.
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~Other Books by Felicity Kates~
The Little Miss Kick-Ass Series

To celebrate the release, Ms. Kates is offering an ebook copy of Payton’s Doll, Part 1 to one lucky reader. All you have to do is comment on this post. The winner will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random tomorrow, January 7th, 2016 after 3pm EST.

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My Chat with Race *be still my heart*

Hello and welcome!

Today I have a hunk I met not long ago as a secondary character and I wasn’t really impressed with him, although he made only a brief appearance.

Well… I WAS SO WRONG *fanning face* where is my bucket of ice? MaryM!!!! Where is my ice bucket??? 😛

Without further ado, please welcome Race!
*look at HIS skill… DAYUM*


What is your full name?
Race Lindstrom. That’s the name I go by these days. My mother called me, Tiermes after the Scandinavian god of thunder and rain.

Do you have a nickname?
No. Though Astrid has been known to call me a number of variations on Jerkwad.
She is quite inventive LOL

What is one word best describes you?
I’m not sure there is one word to describe me. Resourceful. Secretive. Divinely powerful. Astrid would say “manipulative” because I don’t trust people easy. I’ve had to make my own way in the world for a long time, and find my own solutions to my problems. But that has changed since she came into my life. So now I’d say, blessed.

Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
Really? You’ve been sneaking peeks at my he points at his crotch so I think you know I’m not big on clothes. I’m not embarrassed, but if nudity is an issue for you, I can put some pants on.
Not on my account. I kind of like the view and I do practice naturism, so not an issue at all. 😉

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
Yes. I didn’t want to share my secrets with her or anyone else in the world. I wanted to keep them hidden forever. My grief and shame over the things I’ve done are not something I wanted everyone to see. But Felicity knew Astrid would never agree to a relationship if secrets were involved, so…I was forced to open up and face my greatest fears. In the end it turned out all right. I’m still in one piece. No, I’m better than that. With Astrid in my life, for the first ever I feel whole.

What makes you laugh out loud?
The sound of children laughing. It’s music to my ears.

What is your favourite dessert?
Fresh Swedish strawberries dipped in elderflower whipped cream.


Elderflower whipped cream? Never had it, but my Father used to make lemonade from elderflowers, love the taste.

What is your favourite drink?
Water. Pure, clear water. I stay away from alcohol as it makes me unfocussed and that’s a dangerous thing for someone like me. I could seriously hurt someone by causing a storm to happen if I lost control.

What is your greatest fear?
Losing Astrid’s trust. It was a precious thing to gain. I never want to hurt her ever again.

What is your favourite colour?
Astrid’s creamy skin when she blushes while she orgasms. It’s sort of a warm rose colour that spreads between her breasts and up her neck. Very beautiful.

What do you wear when you go to sleep?
Absolutely nothing. But I prefer Astrid.

What is the perfect romantic date?
Holding hands with Astrid as we walk through a park, listening to children play. I’d bring a basket and blanket for a picnic and feed her the sweetest strawberries she’s ever tasted. Then hold her in my arms and tell her how much I love her until the end of time.
are you melting yet??? sigh

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
I’m not ticklish. Sorry to disappoint you, but I’m not.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Astrid. Undiluted, honey-warm Astrid. It reminds me of…well, I don’t want to embarrass her, so I will decline to say.

When you look at a woman what catches your interest?
I’ve always been drawn to tall, leggy women. But I only recently realized the reason was because I’ve been searching for Astrid all my life. Now I’ve found her, she’s the only woman who catches my interest, now and for eternity.

Do you have somebody in your life now?


Astrid Bitten. My soul mate. My goddess.
sigh… lucky Astrid…

What is one word best describes her?
Beautiful. The most beautiful woman in the world. Inside and out. She is the light in my life. And very stubborn…

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
Yes, the series is Little Miss Kick-Ass. Felicity apparently thought that would be a catchy series title because who doesn’t want to read about strong-minded women?

The first story is called Steam Bunny after the graphic novel that Casey Jackson and Lucas Haskell create together in the book. That story is about Casey and Lucas, but it’s important because that’s where I first meet them and find the woman I’ve been searching for all my life, Astrid Bitten.

The next story is a short one, called Super-Sex Me, currently part of the Just Desserts anthology. It’s about the afternoon that Astrid and I met and how I seduced her into sleeping with me. It’s an afternoon I will always remember. Especially the taste of strawberries on her skin and the sounds she made when she came. Again and again and again.

What’s next? I’m guessing after Casey gives birth to the twins, we’ll all be coming back to the Ice Hotel in Sweden for a wedding. I’m filming it for my reality TV show. Then Lucas and she are off for a honeymoon. I know Astrid is excited to look after the babies while Casey and Lucas are away, which is nice to see. I love the way her eyes glow with pleasure. I think she thinks babysitting will give us practice for…well, I’m not going to jinx it and say. Like I said, I’ve learned to keep my secrets.

Thanks for having me, it’s been fun, but I really need to get back to work. Running a multi-billion dollar entertainment business keeps me busy. But maybe I’ll check on Astrid first. It’s been all morning since I told her how much I love her and gave her a kiss.

Thank you Race for chatting with me. Hugs to Astrid, she is awesome!


Thanks for dropping by and I hope you enjoyed the chat as much as I obviously did 😛


As Race mentioned, he hails from “Fit To Be Tied”, book 2 in the “Little Miss Kick-Ass” Series by Felicity Kates. If you remember I had Lucas for a chat recently, check it out, if you missed it, here.

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Release day is July 31, 2015 YAY

Content warning: contains voyeurism, light ménage, explicit sex scenes, graphic language, profanity, may trigger readers sensitive to miscarriage.

He was the villain in Steam Bunny. The superhero lover in Super-Sex Me. Now find out what deep dark secrets make Race Lindstrom Fit To Be Tied in the latest erotic romance novella in the Little Miss Kick-Ass series.
1 Viking sex god + 1 kick-ass heroine = 130 pages full of hot sex scenes, snappy dialogue and heart-aching romance. Grab a glass of wine, a fan to cool yourself, and a box of tissues. You’re going to need it.

From bestselling author, Felicity Kates, the Little Miss Kick-Ass series continues.

Casey’s BFF, Astrid Bitten, takes center stage this time with her nemesis, Race Lindstrom.

Is love written in the stars by the gods, or just a fantasy?


He’s a liar. A manipulative ass. He doesn’t deserve a second chance. Yet I can’t stop thinking about him and that night we shared in Chicago four weeks ago. He dominates my dreams, making me want him more each day. Trapped with him at an Ice Hotel in Sweden, do I have a hope in hell of resisting him? Maybe not, but I’ll kick his ass if he ever calls me his goddess again.


She’s the love of my life, my dream, the goddess I’ve been waiting an eternity for. I know she hates me for the deceptive life I’ve led, but I want to give her everything she’s ever craved, fill each second of her life with bliss. But…trapped for a weekend in the place where my life went to hell, how can I avoid the nightmare that haunts me? Not to mention the ass-kicking Astrid will give me when she discovers the darkest secret of my past.

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Steamy excerpt (readers 18+) if you are under 18 or this type of reading offends you, please skip it!

“I never lied to you,” I say with as much conviction as I can put into my voice without resorting to using my unique gift in persuasion. If she’s going to trust me, she needs to do so on her own.

“No? So sleeping with me to get a deal with my best friend was what? Honest business?” Her eyes flash with anger as she speaks in hushed tones. “You used me, Race. Just like you’re using me now for this stupid reality TV show. If I didn’t love Casey and Lucas so much, there’s no way in hell I’d ever be here as part of this wedding crap. So just shove it with your games and your lies.”

Crossing her arms over her chest, she settles back against her seat and resumes looking out her window.

So edgy and untrusting. Not that I can blame her, but damn. How can I explain to her any differently than the few hundred times I’ve already tried? What will it take to get her to understand, without using my gods-given gift of influence, that meeting her at that Fan Expo convention changed my life forever?

Yes, I went there for business. Yes, my intention was to swindle a deal. And, yes, I set out to do so by compromising the fiery relationship between Lucas and Casey. But it wasn’t the Buxom Bunny who caught my eye.

Maybe I should have ignored my attraction for Astrid and kept on walking by. Saved us from the pain we’re experiencing now by keeping everything strictly business. But being around her eased the lonely ache, even as it twisted it with memories best left buried. And I couldn’t deny the startling realization, which imprinted on my body that first intensely erotic night we shared, that maybe, just maybe, the gods have handed me a precious second chance.

I’ll be damned before I’ll let that go, no matter how stubborn she is.

“I fell in love with you.” It’s the honest truth, but the mistake in saying so is obvious the moment the words blurt from my mouth.

“Oh, please,” she scoffs as she stiffens in her chair, clearly offended by the idea. “Don’t start with that bullshit. That’s low, even for you.”

“It’s not bullshit.”

“No?” She presses her fingers to her temples and sucks in a breath, fighting for calm. “Do you even know what love is, Race?” she asks, her patronizing tone loaded with anger as she folds her hands in her lap.


I’ve felt the pleasure of it burn in my chest, seeming so long ago now, at Charity’s first shy kiss. And I’ve felt the absolute agony of it as the body of my wife grew cold in my arms. The rage and helplessness of knowing, that even with all the unique power I was born with, there was nothing I could do to stop death.

Yes, I have loved. And I vowed never to fall victim to the gut-wrenching insanity again. Yet here I am, more insane than ever, at the mercy of Astrid’s rejection.

White knuckled, her hands grip the armrests as the plane banks toward Kiruna. Out of the corner of my eye, the small city looms large in the window, but if Astrid notices the dazzling view, it doesn’t show. Her nostrils flare, her gaze fixed squarely on me.

“We fucked, Race. You got what you wanted. I learned my lesson. End of story. So stop trying to prove what a con you are. I get it.”

No, she didn’t get it. Not by a long shot.

“Just tell me one thing,” I say and wait for her to stop rolling her eyes and settle her gaze on mine again. “Before you knew my name. When you thought I was just some guy in a costume. How did it feel when we were together?”

Exciting. Beautiful. Alive.

I see the truths we both experienced flash within her eyes before her expression turns hot with shame. She sucks in a breath and blinks, her chin lifting slightly. Wary. Distrustful.

She opened for me so briefly, but the beauty I saw within her stole my heart. My crumpled, damaged heart. Does she think I enjoy feeling this vulnerability? This painful re-awakening?

“It was fun. That was all,” she snaps.

“That wasn’t all.” Not even remotely. One day soon I’ll have to explain the full extent of my secrets to her as I’m certain she must already have questions about her own. But first, she needs to trust me. “Now who’s lying, Astrid?” I can’t help prodding.

She felt the recognition in her soul. I saw it in her eyes and smile when she looked at me the moment we met at the convention. I saw it in her dreams while she slept beside me that one precious night we shared.

Before the so-called truth of my narcissistic business identity intruded, and the callous shell I worked so hard to build out of my loss and pain came back to bite me. Hard.

Race Lindstrom: professional asshole and womanizer.

The betrayal I knew she would feel as soon as she recognized my name took root with swift, uncompromising fury. She clings to it now as a shield. But it’s a shield I fully intend to crack. Swiftly. And without mercy.

Whether she wants to accept it or not, she is mine.

“Do me a favor, Race? Don’t talk to me for the rest of this trip. Don’t look at me. Don’t touch me. Just leave me the hell alone.”

“I can’t. You were right about one thing, Astrid.” I lick my lips as her own purse in frustration. “I am a selfish bastard. I love you. I want you. And I won’t stop until you are moaning my name with my cock buried deep inside you. Bliss, sweetheart. I’m going to give you bliss or die trying.”

My review will be up soon. I can tell you it will get 5 stars from me.

Other books by Felicity Kates

Steam Bunny available free on Kindle Unlimited for the summer (or winter depending on which hemisphere you are).

Super-Sex Me available free on Kindle Unlimited as part of the Just Desserts anthology of sexy bite-sized erotic stories.

Links are below to keep in touch with Ms. Kates and her books, give her a like and if you chat with her, say hello from me.


One lucky commenter will win an ebook copy of Fit To Be Tide, courtesy of Ms. Kates. The winner will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random after 3pm EST on Friday, July 31, 2015. Good luck!

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To celebrate the release, there is a Facebook party on Friday, July 31, 2015 and Ms. Kates is giving away copies of her book. So stop in at the party for a chance to win awesome prizes and schmooze with some of your favorite authors who will be there too: Shehanne Moore, Anne Lange, Renea Mason, Zara Cox, Rissa Blakeley. Click on this link to take you to the party.

Whoohoo party time!

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My Chat with Lucas *sigh*

Hello and welcome!

Today my guest is a lovable hunk whom I met recently! Look at his skill… is it only me whose mind goes astray? 😛

Lucas bio

Make sure you have a glass of something cold beside you and read on. Cheers!


What is your full name?
My mother named me after my father: Lucas John Haskell
Unfortunately, I never met him as he died just before I was born. He was waiting at a stoplight on his way home from work. The roads were slippery because it had snowed. A drunk driver decided not to stop and ran right into him. Naturally, the other guy survived.
I am so sorry, senseless tragedy! So many innocents are killed or maimed because of stupidity of drunk drivers. I wish people would smarten up and there would be tougher laws against it.

Do you have a nickname?
Luke, but most people call me Lucas. Except my fiancée Casey’s best friend, Astrid. She calls me Luke-ass. But I love her anyway.
She cracks me up with her quick comebacks

What is one word best describes you?
Super-sexy-man-beast. Ha, ha, sorry old joke. Okay, in seriousness, artistic. It’s my calling. But I’m also known for being driven and enigmatic. I know what I want and I don’t stop until I get it. Not everyone likes that about me, but being an entrepreneur, you have to be strong, and I don’t apologize for that.

Describe what you are wearing now to our readers.
Casual stuff. Black t-shirt. Jeans. My Docs. But when I’m drawing at home in my loft, I prefer to do it naked. Helps me think better and be more creative. And…Casey doesn’t mind he grins
I heard about that, I wouldn’t mind either

Do you think the author portrayed you accurately?
I guess so. I think sometimes I came off as a bit of a dick in the story though, because it was all one sided. To be honest I’m a little bit pissed Felicity wrote it only from Casey’s point of view. I’d have liked the chance to speak up too, so I could set the record straight about a few things. Above all else, I really love Casey. And I don’t care who knows it. It shredded me that she didn’t want to marry me at first.

What makes you laugh out loud?
Warner Brothers cartoons. They are classic. When Bugs Bunny gets in there with his, “Hey, what’s up, Doc?” and then Elmer Fudd starts chasing him all over the place…pure slapstick humor. Cracks me up every time.

What is your favourite dessert?
Casey! Actually, I’m not big on dessert, but Casey likes chocolate, and melted chocolate on her skin…that tastes incredible.

What is your favourite drink?
Coffee. Black. Freshly ground. I’m not a booze hound, but if I’m socializing I’ll have a cold beer. If I’m celebrating, it’s wine or champagne.

What is your greatest fear?
Losing Casey. And I don’t really want to think about that.

What is your favourite colour?
Casey’s strawberry-blond hair. When the sun hits it in the summertime, it glows.

What do you wear when you go to sleep?
Absolutely nothing. Unless you count Casey. But then, I wouldn’t be sleeping he winks

What is the perfect romantic date?
It doesn’t matter where we are or what we do, as long as I’m with Casey and she’s smiling and happy, it’s the perfect date. Sometimes I love just lounging on the couch with her wrapped in my arms as we watch a movie and share popcorn. She has the sexiest laugh. I can never get enough of it. Or her.

How ticklish are you? Where are you ticklish?
I’m not very ticklish, except in one spot…and ladies, I’m not saying.

What’s your favourite smell? What does it remind you of?
Casey’s vanilla spice perfume. It reminds me of sex. And her. And…yeah, sex.

When you look at a woman what catches your interest?
I suppose I should say personality, right? But, if you want the truth…I’m a breast man. I really enjoy the way Casey loves to play with hers. I would enjoy it more if she would only do it when we are in private, though.

He hands me a card and I whistle You ARE a breast man!


At least you are honest I laugh

Do you have somebody in your life now?


Hell, yeah. Casey Jackson. She’s the best thing that ever happened to me.

What is one word best describes her?
Absolutely-fucking-amazing…and stubborn.

Is your book part of a series? What does the future hold for the readers of the series?
My understanding is that when Felicity started the story, it was meant to be a single title. But the story was so much fun, she couldn’t let it go, and the Little Miss Kick-Ass series was born.

The next book is a short story coming out on June 22nd in an anthology called Just Desserts. Each of the stories has something to do with sex and food. I would like to have shown everyone how much I can please Casey with some chocolate and my tongue, but for whatever reason, Felicity decided to cast my new business partner, Race Lindstrom, and Casey’s BFF, Astrid Bitten in the starring roles instead. Astrid has never talked about it, but that night she and Race met was a hot one, if what Race has said about it can be believed. He claims to have this thing with Astrid where he makes her pass out when she orgasms. But then, the guy’s a bit of a douche, so it’s hard to know what to believe.

We’ve just come back from a trip where all four of us went to Sweden. Talk about an eye-opener experience. Felicity is busy writing it all down as the third book called Fit To Be Tied, even the kinky parts (‘cause just between you and me, I think she likes that kind of thing). It’s mostly about Race and Astrid again, but there’s this one part at the Ice Hotel where our room is next to theirs, and I swear the wall becomes transparent or disappears or something because it’s like they are in our room with us. I know. It sounds crazy, right? I woke up the next morning not sure if it had happened, but Casey thinks it did too, and it was too real to be just a dream. I’m certain Astrid knows what’s going on, but she’s not talking about it. Not yet anyway. She’s been a bit different since meeting Race. All I know is that if he doesn’t sort his shit out and make her happy, business deal or no business deal, I’ll punch the shit out of him instead.

As for me and Casey? We’re good together, you know? Solid. But it’s crazy right now with all the work I’m doing to make my Steam Bunny graphic novel into an animated series. And then there’s the insane publicity deal to turn our upcoming wedding into a reality TV show. I fucked up agreeing to that one, but Casey really wanted it. The doctor said it was fine for her to work while pregnant and stuff, but I didn’t know at the time that she was having twins. We’re both pretty tired, and I don’t like it. I’d rather be giving her massages all day and taking care of her. Once the babies are born and we’ve officially tied the knot, I’m going to take her somewhere secluded for a vacation, whether she likes it or not. And maybe this time Felicity will let me show Casey how much I love her, using my own words.

Thanks for having me, it’s been fun, but I really need to get back to work. Thanks to the Sweden trip, I’m a bit behind schedule in the pre-vis mock ups for the animated show. I’ve convinced Casey to model for me dressed up as Steam Bunny again. She did point out the only part of the costume she can fit into while pregnant is the long satin gloves, but I don’t mind at all he winks

I laugh out loud You are incorrigible, Lucas! But I like that about you. I am looking forward to reading Astrid’s story, I love her kick-ass, spunky attitude.

Thanks for taking the time for a chat in my little corner of the blogging world.


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


Lucas hails from a short, “Steam Bunny”, book 1 in the Little Miss Kick-Ass series by Felicity Kates.

Business is all about pleasure for Casey Jackson. Helping Lucas Haskell promote his graphic novel, Steam Bunny, is an erotic dream job. Until he gives her the ultimate ultimatum–commit or leave. She doesn’t want his ring or the complications of marriage. But with a boss who knows what he wants and exactly how to get it, playing dress-up has never been so steamy…or so much fun.

Sensual romance novella, containing adult language, naughty situations and steamy sex scenes. Recommended for mature readers.

TAG: Playing dress-up has never been so steamy…or so much fun.

Content warning: Erotic romance novella, containing adult language, naughty situations and steamy sex scenes. Recommended for readers 18+ Happy reading 🙂

~Excerpt~ **warning explicit language*** Erotic/Adult
if you are under 18 or this type of reading offends you, please skip it!

I glanced at the full rows of seats, realizing just how closely together Lucas and I had been sitting, whispering our passionate debate while the crowd watched. My cheeks heated as I gave the sea of faces a little wave, evoking a rumble of chuckles from the mostly male crowd. A few women sat scattered throughout the audience but no one under eighteen had been allowed in due to the focus on anatomy and the naked human form. This wasn’t a kids seminar. The demonstration was meant for comic art fans, here to learn tricks from a pro.

“Go ahead,” Lucas said with a stiff nod at Jeff to start the introduction. He twirled the stylus in his fingers and tapped it on the tablet plugged into his laptop, the look in his eyes intense, his shoulders rigid.

Lucas was about to do a live drawing demonstration for a crowd of about fifty-odd strangers, his every recorded move uploaded and dissected on YouTube faster than I could blink. He’d done it before to good review, but was it any wonder his jaw was clenched and his body full of cagey energy?

What the hell was I thinking? My job had always been to keep him grounded. Acting like a silly, jealous biatch was doing nothing but setting him off.

Taking a deep breath, I mentally regrouped and shoved my anxieties aside. Whatever our differences, we were still the Lucas and Casey Show and we needed to be on. In top form. Right now. Which for Lucas meant some serious distraction needed to happen to help him relax in front of the crowd.

So, while Jeff listed off our credentials to the audience, I tapped into the erotic energy dancing between us and offered Lucas something to think about besides the sea of eyes staring at him.

Placing my hand on his knee where no one could see it beneath the table, I slowly slid it up his thigh and bent toward his ear again. “You got this, babe,” I murmured. “I’m sorry for being cranky, it’s just…” I bit my lip as my voice hitched with the serious desires twisting me up. “I’m dying inside without you. I really need to taste your cock.” My mouth went dry just thinking about the way he groaned as he found release, the fire in his eyes as he filled me with his love.

“Casey,” he said, his voice a low rasp. He kept his fingers busy on top of the table, playing with his stylus, his face a smiling mask for the crowd. “When this shit’s over, I’m going to fuck you so hard you’ll never leave me again.” And the look in his eyes as he glanced sideways at me left no doubt that as soon as we were alone, he’d make good on his promise.

My review here.

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The second book in the series, “Super-sex Me” is coming soon, published in an anthology, JUST DESSERTS.

Astrid Bitten isn’t smitten. All she wants is a night of sexual adventure to bring some excitement to her lonely life. When she meets the most gorgeous guy she’s ever seen at a Fan Expo convention, she jumps at the chance to explore what lies beneath the stretchy Spandex of his superhero suit. But is she ready to discover the truth of her secret cravings?

Race Lindstrom wants a second chance. At life, at love, at using the gods-given talents he’s been born with for good rather than evil. When he spies the golden-haired goddess across a crowded room, he knows he’ll never let her go. But second chances don’t come easy. He’ll have to satisfy her deepest hunger if he wants to make her his forever.

TAG: Strawberries, whipped cream, and a game of make-believe. Every girl deserves a good time with a seriously hot guy. Right?

I am so looking forward to reading it.

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One lucky commenter will win an ebook copy of Steam Bunny, courtesy of Ms. Kates. The winner will be chosen by Sexy Mr. Random after 3pm EST on Monday, June 22, 2015. Good luck!

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