I'm so excited that Hot Ticket is finally in the hands of my fans. They have been waiting for this book for-freaking-ever. It was originally supposed to be released in October of 2011. And stuff happened. And the release was delayed. So when I say it's a relief that this book has finally seen the light of day, that is the understatement of the century. I feel like a giant boulder has been lifted from my shoulders. Especially since the book has been so well-received. Woot! The fans love it. Yes, some of them devoured it on release day (yesterday), and are already spouting their love for Sinners' bass guitarist, Jace Seymour. *takes a deep breath* I was a little worried. He's not your typical romance hero, but that's what I love most about him. He's different. Quiet. Shy. And short. Yep, he's only 5'6". But we're not shallow, so we don't care. We love him for what he is on the inside. Well, the outside is pretty cute too.
I don't know if other authors spend the weeks before a new release obsessively checking reviews, but I do. After the book comes out, I'm much less inclined to frantically refresh the reviews posted on Goodreads (and much more inclined to frantically refresh the sales ranking on Amazon). So yeah, that huge burden of "what are they saying about my book!?" and "is anyone going to buy this one?" is gone. Maybe I can concentrate on some writing now.
Am I prattling? I'm prattling.
I should prattle about the book.
Here's the smoking HAWT cover.
This cover would suggest there's bondage involved. Why, yes, there is. And does the heroine have a riding crop? Oh, yes, she does. And she's not afraid to use it.
Here's a lovely synopsis.
There are things in bassist Jace Seymour’s past that he is unwilling to share with anyone. To cover his guilt and anguish, he seeks dominatrix Mistress V (Aggie) to temporarily placate his inner turmoil.
Aggie doesn’t have much use for men–besides the power rush she gets when they’re begging for mercy at her feet–but Jace isn’t like her usual clients. His cool defiance and unexpected dominance in the bedroom drives her to distraction and quickly steals her heart.
When circumstances threaten Jace’s position in Sinners, Aggie must help him regain his rightful place in the band while showing him that time and love can heal all wounds.
Prepare yourself for an emotional ride! And some hot and steamy sex scenes. And some hot and steamy love scenes. Yes, there is a difference.
I'll stop prattling about the book and prattle about a giveaway now.
Since most of the people who comment on my posts already bought the book (I love you fangirls!), I'm giving away a $15 gift card to either Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo or iTunes. That way, if you want this book, you can buy it in either paperback or ebook. Or if you want to start with the first book in the series, Backstage Pass, you can get that one. Or if you've read every book I've ever written and want to buy some playlist songs to accompany your reading enjoyment, go buy yourself some new songs. Playlists are at this link! Or maybe you want some scented oils in your bath while you read Hot Ticket. A pacifier to placate the baby while you read? Or you want to gift this book to a friend. Whatever. The choice is yours. Spend it all in one place.
Enter to win the $15 gift card by answering this all important question: Who is more likely to wear the cuffs in your bedroom? You or your significant other?
Are you from outside the US? You can win too. I won't hold your choice of continent against you.
I'll announce the winner tomorrow here on this post, also on Olivia Cunning's page on Facebook and Twitter. So if you don't already follow me or the Casablanca Authors blog, now would be a good time to do so. If you don't claim your prize within 24-hours, I'll choose a new winner.
Happy reading! I hope you love Jace as much as I do.