I have to set the stage. My sister is here from out of town and my daughter swung by to see her. So there we were. My mom, me, my sister, my daughter and…Honey. Yeah, he wasn’t thrilled either to find himself sitting with four very gregarious women. But you know, I wasn’t about to let him off the hook as I like to see him squirm. >:)

Anyway, we started to swap what I’ll call “Wild Kingdom” moments. Mine consisted of feathered-Oscar-Pavarotti, Steven King and our new pains-in-the-asses, a pair of rather large red-crested woodpeckers who-beat-on-our-pines-trees-until-I-can’t-think-straight stories. Everyone is laughing and asking questions. Everyone but Honey. He’s quiet, or more like, solemn. *I twirl my handlebar mustache* Heheheh.

Then my daughter regaled us with her hawk tales. It seems Mr. Hawk took a liking to her neighbors Koi pond. Yeah. You know that story didn’t end well. Here again Honey is silent as he downs his alcohol beverage at double time.

Then my sister chimes in. Here’s the conversation,

“Ooh, that reminds me. You should have seen what happened last week when Uncle Peter and I were sitting out by our pond. There we were, enjoying the early evening when this sparrow comes flittering around. I said to Uncle Pete, ‘if we’re really quiet he/she may land on the rock in the center and take a drink.’ So we both stayed still and sure enough the pretty little guy lands, but just before he leans down to get a taste, a frog leaps up out of the water and grabs him. Not shite! It was in less than a blink of an eye. I nearly died and poor Uncle Peter freaked out. He jumped up and started to search the murky depths, but he never found either of them. We couldn’t believe it.”

You gotta know at this point, I’m on my phone googling “what kind of frog eats birds” and getting the shock of my life when someone’s posted the occurrence actually happening on YouTube. Who knew? When my sister says,

“It was totally unbelievable. You know? We’d found two other small birds floating in the water at the beginning of the year and we worried there was something wrong with the pond.”

 Finally a comment that elicited a reply from Honey, as he deadpanned, “You do have something wrong with your pond. There’s a flesh-eating prehistoric mother *ucker living in the damn thing. Get rid of the rock or you may have to relocate Jabba the Hutt.”

I don’t know why, but I LMAO! The guy cracks me up even when he’s sulking. Gotta love it.

Riley

THIS IS ARIES TAYLOR IN STARE ME DOWN!

RELEASES IN 15 DAYS!!!!!

***May 15th 2013***

(CLICK ON COVER TO SEE BOOK VIDEO AND CLICK ON TITLE ABOVE TO ADD ON GOODREADS)

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Blurb:

A Dom stuck in anger management classes meets his match in his curious court appointed therapist. Their attraction is off the charts. Unfortunately though, the timing is bad for both of them. Or at least it is until he discovers his little vanilla doll isn’t vanilla at all. Then it’s a matter of timing be damned. He can’t keep his hands off her. A definite problem as she has a past to deal with, and he has a goal to seize. So when the present rears its ugly head they are both blindsided. Now they’re forced to stare each other down if they hope to have any chance of a future together…

 

Excerpt:

He waited for her to cross her arms and settle back to glare at him before he asked, “Why not? It’s a simple question. Do you like a soft man? Or would you prefer a man like me?”

“You’re not so hard.”

“I can be, and we both know it. Answer the question.”

“I don’t think I want to.”

“Sure you do.” He was relentless. He knew she wanted to look away but he wouldn’t let her. Instead, he challenged her. “Do you like a man who knows where he’s going? A man who commands his space? A man who cares for the things he loves?”

She uncrossed her arms and leaned forward. “Put like that, I’d be crazy not to say yes.”

Now he had her. “Yeah, but that kind of man comes with a price. I’m that kind of man.”

Silence.

“Come on, Jaxx.” He reached out and took hold of her hand. “I know you’re dying to ask.”

Energy crackled between them until she chickened out, closed her eyes and whispered, “What’s the price?”

“Loyalty.”

Her eyes snapped open and she frowned. “Loyalty?”

“Absolute. I want one hundred percent fidelity and I demand a steadfast commitment from my woman. I’m possessive. Selfish. And totally single-minded in my pleasure of her.”

She gulped and unfortunately for her, he saw it. The hunt was on.

Favorite Aries Taylor, quote:

“Shameless is exactly how I want my woman to be.”

Favorite Jaxx Gavin, quote:

“Normally it’s the tortured who turn the tables on the unsuspecting and become the torturers. Tortured or not, you’ve got talent in this area. No wonder you’re a Dom.”

 

I can’t wait until this one releases! I miss these characters SO much! I hope you guys like them.

Riley

 


 

 

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RELEASES MAY 15 2013 !

JUST CLICK ON THE COVER FOR THE BOOK VIDEO WITH AN ORIGINAL SONG WRITTEN, COMPOSED AND PERFORMED BY ARTIST RUBY WILLIAMS! SUCH A SPECIAL OPPORTUNITY!!!  AND, IF YOU’D LIKE TO ADD THIS TO YOUR TBR ON GOODREADS JUST CLICK HERE!

Thanks for stopping by :)

Riley

Well, someone was when we got into bed last night. Here’s the conversation,

Honey, “I’m so glad you’re finished your book video. Now you can relax and maybe take the day off tomorrow.”

I grunt because I’m too tired to speak.

“You’re so tense. The muscles in your neck feel like iron. Relax.”

I say nothing as his massaging feels pretty good. Besides I’m too tired to speak remember?

After a full minute he asks, “Are you relaxing? It doesn’t feel like it.”

“Yeah,” I mumble into the pillow.

“Good.”

After another full minute ticks by I’m sinking. So ready to drop off to sleep when he curls down to whisper, “Do you like when I do this?”

“Sometimes,” I whisper back.

*crickets* and then he asks, “Is this one of those times?”

And there’s me laughing my ass off. The guy freaking cracks me up. How could I say no? Hehehe.

Hey, did you hear, though? I finished the book video for STARE ME DOWN!!!! I’m just waiting for final approval from the higher ups a.k.a my children. Did I mention that they are both opinionated? Good thing they’re smart and have good taste otherwise I’d be really mad when I tell Honey I published the sucker and he says, did you run it by the kids first? Man, I get no respect around this place. ;) Can’t wait for everyone to see it! Oh, and I also added it on goodreads. You can click on the cover if you would like to add it.

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Riley  

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