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Tease Me Is A Bestseller!

And readers are loving Thank Me!

☆☆☆☆☆

I really enjoyed the novel and the story line was spot on with just the right amount of spice. The characters chemistry was off the charts.

Emma A. – Goodreads

☆☆☆☆☆

I’m a sucker for a second chance romance and this story is just that! It is full of heat, drama, secrets and chemistry you can’t get enough of!

I loved Graham and Willa!

Ally D. – Amazon

☆☆☆☆☆

I always enjoy Serena’s books.

Definitely in my top 3 of all the books in the set.

Rachel – Amazon

Excerpt from Thank Me

“Graham, I’d love to see Neve. When I’m back in town, maybe I can show you around the factory.”

“The what?”

She squeezes her eyes shut for an instant. “Sorry. That’s what we call the office sometimes. It’s a racing thing. Anyway, I could take you both.”

“Neve will like that.”

Nothing happens next. We both wait for the other to react while our awkward silence continues. It’s as if time pauses itself for one of us to make up our minds. 

Willa finally edges deeper inside and holds onto the door. “Are you sure you don’t want to come in?”

Fuck. Is she sure about this?

This is hard. So is my dick. 

“If I come in, then what? Nothing?”

After a moment, Willa pushes her shoulders back, nods. “Yeah.”

The voice in the back of my head returns. It instructs me not to listen to my heart. Instead, it snakes its way down from my brain and slitters onto the back of my throat where it waits. As she licks her lips, Willa’s tongue pokes out of her mouth, and that’s all the voice needs to strike. 

Speaking through me, it says, “Fuck it.”

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Continue reading Thank Me now!

Time can heal wounds. But sometimes, it just f*cks everything up.

Five years ago, I was a lethal weapon for the Donovan crime family. Then I become the Boss and ruled Chicago. Men feared me. Women wanted me. Cops and criminals alike owed their lives and their livelihoods to me.

I had it all…until I didn’t.

Now, I’ve been exiled and the woman I never thought I’d see her again is standing before me. A life I refused to believed I could have is suddenly all around me. A love I was too afraid to earn is within my reach.

Unless the life I left behind won’t let me go.

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20+ romance authors offering amazing prize packs for fans of steamy contemporary stories.

If you like your romance on the dark side, you will love this set. Titles include:

Trick Me, Taunt Me, Take Me, Tantalize Me, Torment Me, Thank Me, Treasure Me, Train Me, Tempt Me, Test Me, and many more.

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‘Thank Me’ is coming Valentine’s Day

Time can heal wounds. But sometimes, it just f*cks everything up.

Five years ago, I was a lethal weapon for the Donovan crime family. Then I become the Boss and ruled Chicago. Men feared me. Women wanted me. Cops and criminals alike owed their lives and livelihoods to me.

I had it all…until I didn’t.

Now, I’ve been exiled and the woman I never thought I’d see her again is standing before me. A life I refused to believed I could have is suddenly all around me. A love I was too afraid to earn is within my reach.

Unless the life I left behind won’t let me go.

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2023 Is All About The Tease

Get a 2023 Planner & Calendar from the authors behind the steamy, limited edition contemporary anthology, Tease Me.

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The authors of Tease Me: A Limited-Edition Romance Collection, would like to thank you for your continued support. To show our appreciation we are giving away a 2023 calendar and planner, featuring the alphalicious men of Tease Me.  

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Snippet Sunday #2 Read From ‘Thank Me’

Today’s Snippet Sunday comes from my contribution to Tease Me: A Limited-Edition Romance Collection available now for preorder and releasing across all retailers on February 14, 2023!

My story is called Thank Me. It’s a slightly dark, second chance romance between PR guru Willa Ryerson and an exiled, former mob boss, Graham Tate.

He’s dangerous, and we’ve found each other again. I can’t resist him, especially when he tells me he’s here to help.


I slip my sunglasses over my eyes and retrieve my phone. Stepping away from the concierge desk, I try Lucky’s number again. 

He should be done with his—

“Uff!”

I don’t know what I turned into, but I bumped into it hard. A wall maybe? No. Walls don’t have arms. And walls don’t catch you from falling.

“Shit, I’m sorry,” a man’s voice says.

Wait. I know that voice. I know that man.

Steadying myself, I look up. I’m grateful he can’t see my eyes growing wide behind my sunglasses—although my jaw dropping open is a sure giveaway of my surprise.

Not everything is exactly like they were five years ago in Chicago when I put this man in my rearview mirror. His hair color is different, but all the places on my body where he once pressed kisses into my skin remembers him with perfect recall. 

The darker shade of his hair deepens the appealing lines of his face. My God, he’s even more handsome this way. His eyes gaze down at me, and send my mind racing back to moments when he’d hide those brown orbs with those insanely long eyelashes, keeping their secrets from me. 

Painful as that memory is, I wish I could cling to it rather than the corners of our history were my mind now drifts.

I lose my breath, but manage to stutter his name. “Graham?”

“I knew it was you.” A smile parts those devastating lips as he continues, “As soon as I saw you, I had to say hi.”

I must still be suffering from the sensation of falling because the dizzy feeling provokes my hands. I reach out and dig my fingers into Graham’s biceps. Responding to the desperate grope, his muscles flex. Visions of our bodies intertwining flood my mind. The recollections so intense, it feels like we could’ve had sex last night.  

“It’s been a long time, Willa Ryerson.”

I swallow. “Yeah. Yeah, it has.”

 Heat smothers my chest as my body, moving a heartbeat slower than my brain, reacquaints itself with his gentle caress. The same urgency I felt last week when Lucky held me by the hips resurges. Except, this time its impact is unrelenting—and completely alarming. 

Pure, electric desire spirals from my chest to my belly to the apex of my thighs when Graham pulls me into his arms and hugs me. 

It’s clear five years was not enough distance. It was not enough time for either my mind or body to forget him. After what I’ve been through the past couple of years, I should know better. Still, I close my eyes and allow every inch of my body to indulge in the close contact. 

Graham smells like sweet earth, sultry spices, and a hint of the Mediterranean sun. He’s a brew I want to drink in every night, wake up to and get drunk off of every morning.

Oh God. Drown me in this man.


Thanks for reading this snippet from my next novel, Thank Me. It will be appearing in the Tease Me: A Limited-Edition Romance Collection available to read next Valentine’s Day!

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Only tonight ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Whew!! There’s so much heat coming with this one.

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This was a story, it’s barely a chapter but l loved it. I loved the sexy flirting of Charlotte (Charlie) and Evan. These two were hot without touching and I wanted more. I need the full enchilada, and when I’m done with book one I’m going to need the rest of the guys in the band. This is definitely a five star read that needs high recommendation.

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Snippet Sunday #1 – Read From ‘Only Tonight’ (Charlie & Evan)

My first Sunday Snippet is from Only Tonight, the prequel to the August Company Rockstars series coming in 2023.

Hope you enjoy it!

This party is for him. We rented the rooftop beach bar for the elaborate celebration and populated it with more famous people, press—lots of press—influencers, a few lucky August Company fans, and other industry personalities. We’re celebrating the announcement of the band’s sophomore album and the end of a promotional tour in America. 

To everyone else at the party it appears as though Evan’s listening to Valentina, hanging on every word she says, but I know behind those dark sunglasses he’s wearing, Evan’s eyes are trained on me.

We’ve been playing at this since we met at the hotel bar. Each time, our flirtation intensifies. It feels palpably electric tonight, heightened to this feverish crescendo where I swear anything could happen by the end of the evening. 

Evan glides his tongue between his lips again, and my spine tingles.

Oh. My. God! 

Evan’s mouth is a pair of full lips on a devastatingly handsome face attached to a body that should be outlawed. 

Daring myself to raise the stakes, as Evan takes the drink from the waitress, I uncross my legs one more time—a little wider. Nothing too scandalous, just enough to let Evan know I can play this game as well as he can and for as long as he can. His glass nearly slips from his hand. He recovers gracefully, shifts in his seat, and tries to concentrate on Valentina and the waitress.

He fails. 

Evan looks in my direction again. I tuck a clump of my curly hair behind my ear, and he bites his bottom lip, pulls it between his teeth as the sexiest grin I’ve ever seen spreads across his face. 

I smile back.

Evan Parker isn’t just out of my league. We’re not even playing the same sport.

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Tease Me Anthology Book Cover Release: ‘Treasure Me’ by Victoria Liiv

This week’s featured book from the Tease Me anthology is an enemies-to-lovers romance from Victoria Liiv called Treasure Me.

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Read this excerpt from Victoria Liiv & Olivia Boothe’s Afterworlds.

Excerpt from Afterworld: Road To Redemption by VICTORIA LIIV

“You don’t have to come with me,” she spat. “Just stop the car and let me out.”

We were on West Street, riding toward the Lincoln Tunnel. We had to get out of Manhattan. It was crazy for both of us to be this close to Headquarters after dark. The Holland Tunnel was a wreck and the George Washington Bridge too far away. We’d have to risk the Lincoln. I wasn’t going to let her out. She wouldn’t make it back to the Brooklyn Bridge anyway, she’d be dead in minutes. And I sure as hell wasn’t letting my chance at that weapon slip away that easily.

“Nothing survives a pack of shaitan,” I reiterated. “The sooner you accept it the easier it’ll be.” 

For the both of us. 

As if she hadn’t heard a word I’d said, she reached for the door handle. 

We were going a hundred miles an hour and she thought it was a great idea to open the door? I slammed the brakes before she could endanger the both of us or kill herself jumping out of the speeding vehicle–all in the name of love. 

The change in velocity took her by surprise and she flew against the dashboard, letting go of the door she’d opened. It flapped around a couple of times like a baby bird learning to fly before it came to a halt. Leaning across her seat, I pulled her door closed, locking it for good measure.

“Are you trying to get yourself killed?” I didn’t mean to linger that close to her. Hell, I’d meant to pull back and drive the fuck off the moment the door was securely shut, but I was unable to move. I didn’t realize what triggered my personal inner-demon until I was hit by a whiff of sweat, blood, and underneath all of that grime… something distinctly female. 

You caught us a toy, a gravelly voice only I could hear whispered in my ear.

Fuck me.

My eyes roamed down her delicate neck to the curve of her chest. The tight top she wore generously revealed a five-star view of her breasts. Encouraged by the sight, my eyes traveled lower, drinking in her slender shape, all the way down to where she gripped the angelic blade.

 Its fiery glint snapped me out of the trance. Thank God—or anyone else willing to listen. That blade only glowed in the presence of Children of the Fire. I slunk back into my own seat. As much as I needed that damn sword to save me, I knew it hungered for my blood.