As a book lover, don’t take for granted your freedom to read. In this era of technology, books are at our fingertips and reading is something we make time for. eBook, audiobooks and good old-fashioned paperbacks give readers of all types the opportunity to enjoy reading.
Which type of books do you enjoy? Is it the fingernail-biting suspense? The thrill of an erotic romance? Or the fantasy of paranormal romance? Do you like your books to take you out of this world? Or is all about the possibilities in a contemporary romance?
Welcome to House of Taboo! I’m Lia Michaels and your host for this stop for The Freedom Hop. As you can tell from the short intro above, we’re celebrating our freedom to “live, love and read.”
Think about it. What would your life be like right now if you were denied the freedom to read. I know it’s hard for many of you to imagine, but there was a time in this country where girls/women weren’t taught how to read. It wasn’t thought to be an important asset to find a husband. You just had to look pretty and maintain a household and pop out kids.
Even today, in the twenty-first century there are people without the right to read. That fact makes me sad. If I didn’t have my escapes with my characters, I’d go bonkers. I’m not restricting this to the characters in the stories I write, but all the fabulous ones brought to life in the pages of all the books I have on my shelves and on my Kindles.
Those stories helped me get through some very rough patches in my life. Without them, I’d probably be in a mental hospital somewhere on a suicide watch because of debilitating depression. Those tales allowed me to escape the pain I was going through long enough for me to heal and find the strength to move on.
Move on I did! I found my happily ever after and now make sure the characters of my stories find theirs too. To celebrate our freedom to read and get lost in other worlds, I’m giving away an eBook copy of Sweet, Sultry and Oh So Taboo to FOUR lucky winners. All you have to do is leave a comment below with your contact details. On Tuesday, July 8th I’ll announce the winners and send out the prizes.
Here are the blurbs for the three stories included in the little anthology from Sassy Vixen Publishing.
The “Sweet” from Stephanie Ryan’s Dangerous Medicine (M/F): Detroit based veterinary surgeon Miranda Jacobs puts her fast-paced career on hold in order to be with her family at her brother’s bedside. It’s on the way to the hospital that she literally collides with Detective Jake Martinelli. Sparks fly between them, and Miranda finds herself fiercely attracted to Jake even though she knows very little about him.
The “Sultry” from Tammy Dennings Maggy’s Meet Me Under the Mistletoe (MF): Coast Guard Steve Sanders is called to assist a sinking vessel. His pregnant wife Jolene waits for his return when the rescue mission has goes horribly wrong. Will a miracle bring him back to meet his wife under the mistletoe?
The “Taboo” from Lia Michaels’s Have a Naughty, Naughty Christmas (MFMM): Candice, Alexander and Gabriel own Candy Kisses, the place to be in Detroit. The business partners have kept their desires hidden. When a wealthy playboy extends an offer that allows them to indulge their wildest fantasies, they embark on a very naughty Christmas.
Makes sure you get yourself in the running for this fun collection and catch up with my Candy Kisses Gang! I’ll be releasing the next part of their story in the Season of Sun and Sin anthology coming out soon!
Also make sure you check out the other stops in this fabulous hop. There will be many other prizes up for grabs along the way. You have until midnight July 7th to visit everyone. What are you waiting for? Have fun!
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