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Monday, September 30, 2019

Knight Shade Book Tour and Giveaway

Series Book 1
John Grover

Epic Fantasy 


Gravynmere of Vanosia has sent some of his best soldiers to
investigate strange stories in the nearby border town of Faxon.
men will soon learn there is more truth than fancy to these stories,
for something walks in the fields, something with cloven hooves and
fire dripping from its hands.

king rallies his son, Prince Quinn, his entire army and all of the
Kingdom of Vanosia to confront the very forces of darkness in an epic
tale of adventure, magic and mystery as the veil between their world
and Perdition grows thin.

the Prince as he battles for his land, his people and his beloved on
a mission that will take him to ends of the world and back, through
pain and sacrifice, war and horror as what is below claws its way to

Series Book 2


The Great War with Perdition has
ended but all is not well in the continent of Eurone. Prince Quinn,
half human, half shade, lives in exile at the hands of his father,
King Harlequin. The King withers into depression, leaving the kingdom
of Vanosia weakened and open to attack. It is now that the Shrouded
Woman seeks vengeance for the death of her sister at the hands of
Prince Quinn. She will stop at nothing to see the extermination of
the royal family and all of Vanosia.

In this sequel to
Knightshade: Perdition Bleeds, the forces of darkness and light will
once again collide in an action-packed, fantasy tale of family
secrets, dark history, forgiveness and redemption. Prince Quinn is
the only way to stop the dark shadow magic of the Shrouded Woman and
the scourge she has unleashed upon the world. He must learn that to
finally bring peace to the kingdom he will need to not only face the
truth of the Shrouded Woman's identity but the truth about his own
family as well. 

This is book 2 of the Knightshade
Series. It is highly recommended that you read Book 1: Perdition
Bleeds before starting this book.

Book 3 – King Ascends

Grover is a fiction author specializing in Horror, Fantasy and Sci-Fi
residing in Massachusetts. John grew up watching creature double
feature with his brother on Saturday afternoons. This fueled his love
of monsters, ghosts and the supernatural. He never missed an episode.
In his spare time he loves to cook, garden, go to the theater to
watch horror movies with his friends, read, talk about food, bake
amazing desserts, play with his dog Buffy (yes named after the
character in the TV show) and draw-badly.

of his favorite TV shows and influences are The Twilight Zone, Tales
from the Darkside, Space 1999, Battlestar Galactica, X-Files, Night
Gallery, Monsters, Star Trek, and much more. 

completed a creative writing course at Boston’s Fisher College and
is a member of the New England Horror Writers, a chapter of the
Horror Writers Association.

of his more recent credits include Best New Zombie Tales Vol 1 by
Books of the Dead Press, The Book of Cannibals by Living Dead Press,
The Vermin Anthology, The Northern Haunts Anthology by Shroud
Publishing, The Zombology Series by Library of the Living Dead Press,
Morpheus Tales, Wrong World, The Willows, Alien Skin Magazine, Aurora
Wolf and more.

He is the author
of several collections, including the recently released Terror in
Small Doses for Amazon Kindle as well as various chapbooks,
anthologies, and more.

the tour HERE
for exclusive content and a giveaway!

The Game Plan Series Book Tour and Giveaway

Game Plan
Game Plan Series Book 1
Breanna Hayse

Contemporary Romance 

book that began the Contemporary Age-Play Phenomenon is Back and it's

Multi-Genre Best Selling Author Breanna Hayse brings you The Game
story of love, hope, healing and discipline under the power of an
age-play relationship.
being abandoned by her father, twenty-year old Cassandra Johnson
fought against being loved by anyone. Even after her mother married
ex-Dolphins Quarterback Big Bill Johnson, she resisted every attempt
to become part of her new family. Her resistance includes any
interaction with the older Johnson boys who seem to enjoy nothing
more than bossing her around. After the sudden passing of her mother,
Cassie grows tired of living under the thumb of her dominating family
and decides to press for independence. She starts by asserting her
obstinate and willful disposition and defying all rules laid out for
Bill goes to Japan for three months on business, he leaves Rob, the
oldest of his sons, in charge. After the deliberate breaking of
several house rules and multiple temper tantrums, Rob decides that a
change to the "Game Plan" is necessary to bring Cassie
under control to prevent her from hurting herself. The first thing on
his list is taking the brat for a well-deserved trip over his knee
for a bare bottom spanking! 
the years, Rob had watched Cassie grow from an awkward little girl to
a beautiful young woman. He struggles with his feelings when his
interest in Cassie goes far beyond just curbing her naughty behavior.
Her dream of having a life free from control is soon shattered when
Bryon, the second oldest of the Johnson boys, adds some firm-handed
discipline of his own.
stubborn young woman soon finds herself facing more than just an
old-fashioned, over the knee, bare-bottom spanking. She quickly
learns that the Age-play lifestyle can lead to the healing of a
long-broken and hardened heart. Even though she immerses herself in
the joyful role of being Rob and Bryon’s Little girl, she wonders
if she is truly wired for the type of relationship that they offer
her. She also questions her ability to accept being Rob’s ‘big
girl’ and give him what he longs for by becoming a true submissive.

.99 cents!!**

Game Plan Series Book 2

sequel to the original contemporary Age-Play book, the Game Plan, is
here and bring you more fun and antics of the Johnson family as they
grow together in Age-play and BDSM relationships.

meet Krissy, Bryon’s sweet little girl, as she is introduced to the
concept of age play and discovers herself in the process. Suzanne and
Glenn are back, and Suzanne explores her own femininity and puts
pride aside to face her fears and needs as a Domme. Of course, we
can’t forget Rob and Cassie as they grow and indulge in their own
D&S lifestyle. Worlds collide as Cassie and Krissy fight over
Daddy Bryon, Bryon and Glenn fight over Suzanne, and Rob seems to be
the only voice of reason that is heard. And that's just the

Note: the Age-Play Dynamic of the BDSM lifestyle is the most trusting
and intimate of all. It values innocence, trust and nurturing of
consenting adults. If you enjoy this genre, please check out many
more of my AP stories, including a nonfiction piece (The General's
Little Angel) which shares how I was introduced to the dynamic.
you for reading!

are more twists and turns, sizzling hot sex, and well-spanked bottoms
than this quiet little suburb of Miami can handle!

End Zone
Game Plan Series Book 3

#1 Best Selling Age-Play Author who launched the world-wide
contemporary Age-Play Phenomenon with The Game Plan and Time Out,
brings you

was like a Chocolate Mousse Parfait for Cassie Johnson—especially
since entering the BDSM lifestyle with the two alpha male brothers,
Rob and Bryan. Her Dom and her Daddy Dom give her everything her
Little heart desires—love, attention, pleasure, guidance and even
discipline. They both belong to her, in and out of the bedroom, and
her life finally feels stable, satisfying and secure. But then her
happiness takes a turn when Daddy Bryon announces the probability
that he will make his relationship with his girlfriend, Krissy, a
permanent one. Throwing salt on her wounds, Cassie learns that both
her Doms are interest in sharing her wonderful world with Krissy!
Little Green Monster is let loose as the young woman faces the pain
of being pushed aside and replaced. Devastated when her Little mode
is carelessly ordered to ‘grow up,’ she decides to end BDSM,
Age-Play and her engagement to Rob. Nothing, or no one, will change
her mind.
for Dorian Graye, the Whip Master and the ‘king’ of the BDSM
by Cassie’s withdrawal, Rob and Bryon decide to take her to meet
their mentor. Cassie can’t resist either Dorian’s charm or his
raw ability to read into her needs, and instantly sinks into her
Little place. The powerful Dom and his beautiful wife, Meredith, take
her under their wing to teach her how to release her fears and open
herself to play, passion, and freedom. 
disappears in the presence of her new aunt and uncle. Cassie
discovers the love of a BDSM family, all of which are equally happy
to put her across the knee for a humiliating, bare bottom spanking as
they are to spoil her with stuffies and ice-cream sundaes. The more
she releases her Little to them, the greater the joy and freedom she
has only one concern, and that is if the magic spell of Graye Manor
will disappear after they return home. There she must face the
likelihood that both her Little space and her men will be shared with
the other Little girl. Is her Little ready for such a Big step?

Game Plan Series Book 4

Hayse, the #1 Multi-Genre Best-Selling author and founder of the
contemporary Age-Play Phenomena, brings you BOOK 4 of the beloved
Game Plan Series! TOUCHDOWN

the unannounced departure as the two older Johnson boys take their
shared sub on vacation during Spring Break (End Zone, Book 3),
Kristina Barker is left feeling abandoned, disposable and hurt. A
vague text message from her boyfriend/Dom, Bryon, makes her question
the reality of everything she had grown to love—including

home alone while the other three explore the pleasures offered at
Graye Manor wasn’t what she signed up for when she agreed to become
part of the BDSM household. Heartbroken and discouraged, she turns to
Domme Suzanne Bichat and discovers that her age-play aunt is also
struggling with her relationship with Glenn, the youngest of the
Johnson boys.

women decide that a change is in order, starting with a no limit/no
restriction evening of action and adventure at a local bar—and no
boyfriends or alpha males are around to stop them! However, too many
drinks and a bout with a stripper-pole results in Suzanne’s
ex-husband being summoned to drag the inebriated Domme from the club
with little Krissy in tow. Sir Douglas Bichat, a handsome Brit and an
honored dominant of The Gentlemen’s Club (TGC), employs his special
skills as a loving, but firm, Daddy Dom and brings a sense of
security and value to the two hurt girls.

while trapped in an unspoken love triangle with his ex-wife, and
tormented by his own desire for her, Doug hold true to TGC’s Code
of Conduct and places Suzanne’s needs above his own. With Krissy’s
help, he finds a way to draw Glenn into the mix and ensure Suzanne’s

does he know that a void in his heart would soon be filled as the
four of them grow into a family based on old-fashioned values and
loving discipline. With Krissy as a niece, Glenn as his mentee, and,
surprisingly, Suzanne as a Middle, Doug’s hands are happily filled
with teddy bears, model ships, ice-cream cones, sand castles, and an
occasional paddle to be applied to a cheeky bottom.

week of Spring Break transforms each of them as the past is revealed,
the future is uncertain, and the present exposes lust, temptation,
unbridled sexual delights, and regrets. With the support of her new
‘parents’ and ‘brother,’ Krissy prepares for Bryon’s return
home where he will be confronted with the truth and a decision that
could permanently shatter the foundation of love and trust.

There is more!
watching for Rob and Cassie’s wedding at Graye Manor, a shocking
surprise, and the reunion of two amazing Doms in Book 5- Unnecessary

Game Plan Series Book 5


the author who launched the contemporary Age-Play Phenomena with the
Game Plan, we give you Unnecessary Roughness!
mind is spinning happily with all the changes in her life. Her family
is growing, she's engaged to Bryon, and everyone is content... until
a visit to The Playground threatens to shatter the hearts of the
family's Littles and enrage the Bigs.
comes Dorian Graye to the rescue! He and the guys set out to make
some permanent changes using the 'Graye Way' while his wife remains
back at the house loving on the girls and teaching them every bad
habit she can think of!
we know what the boys will think of that, don't we?
all the confusion and chaos, the Grayes discover that Krissy and
Bryon have not had any 'alone' time and, within an hour, the couple
is in the company 'copter with some very explicit orders of how to
spend their mini vacation.
back at the house, things are chaotic as always. Little do any of
them know, but there's something stirring in the pot that's going to
knock all of them to the sidelines!

This book is a stand-alone; however, why eat the sprinkles when you
can have the whole cake?

lifestyler Breanna Hayse strives to give her readers truth and
reality of the BDSM/Age-Play/Total Power and Erotic Exchange

am I?
a native Californian gone 'wild', and had the opportunity to travel
the globe and discover the world through the eyes of both a Marine
Intelligence specialist and a BDSM lifestyler. I left the service to
go into hospice nursing and grief counseling, eventually working as a
marriage and family therapist for those involved in alternative
lifestyle development. This experience has allowed me to gain unique
inspiration for my books and offer realistic plots and relatable

2004, my husband, John, and I joined forces to work with both
submissives and dominants- teaching, training, listening and loving.
Our goal was to take the mystery and fear out of the lifestyle and
mentor people in safe, consensual and healthy relationships.

first book, The Game Plan, was published in 2012 and opened the door
to the now-booming world of Age-Play literature. Since that time,
I've devoted my 'spare' time to writing, researching, community
involvement, and private and group pro bono counseling in deviant
behavior, alternative lifestyle, and addiction recovery.

was formally 'dungeon trained' as a Domme before discovering my
submissive side when I joined the service. My scenarios are pulled
primarily from either personal experience or observation, including
spending time in BDSM clubs as the safety/medical officer. My
multi-faceted background allows me to glean from many avenues and
give a unique and intelligent literary experience through elements of
fantasy and fiction. I also discuss the questions and psychology of
the lifestyle in a manner that is fun and informative, and based on
'the real deal.'

live with my husband, musician, and fellow-author, John Hayse, and
two border collies in southern California. We practice a 24/7 D&S
relationship with speckles of AP (and many trips to Build-A-Bear),
and happily spend every moment together that we can. My hobbies
include my puppies, hiding my vanilla salt-water taffy where John
can't find it, exotic art, collecting inspirational trinkets, and
developing my own paddle line. You can also see me as a featured
author/instructor in professional conference settings and as a
Sexpert for

the tour HERE
for exclusive content and a giveaway!

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Regency Matchmaker Series Book Tour and Giveaway

Tempestuous Bride
Regency Matchmaker Series Book 1
Celeste Jones
Historical Romance 

Lady Ambrosia Anaconda Algonquin, matchmaker to London's most
discerning citizens. Part fairy godmother, part sorting hat, her
methods might be unusual, but she always makes her match. 

Lady Tempest Tapoate, marriage means an end to the tyranny of the
aunt and uncle into whose care she was forced when her parents died.
She would rather have a stranger select her spouse than allow those
two sods to select a husband for her.

Harley, the Earl of Knox, is in need of an heir. He has righted the
family fortunes after mismanagement by his mother and is now in need
of a wife to bear a child. Once the deed is done, he expects the two
of them will go their separate ways.

Tempest finds herself with child, rather than share the good news
with her husband so that they may each move on with their lives, she
realizes that she does not want to be set aside by her spouse. But
how long can she keep her secret?

Note: This standalone Regency romance contains power exchange,
domestic discipline, explicit themes and more than a few laugh out
loud moments. If you do not like a bit of tongue in cheek with your
romance, please do not buy this book.

Mischievous Bride
Regency Matchmaker Series Book 2


am William St. Clair, and I first fell in love in my youth. I had
grand plans to propose to Calliope on her eighteenth birthday. Due to
unforeseen circumstances, namely Thomas Harley, it did not happen. I
am now twenty years into service in the British Army, and known as
Colonel William St. Clair, and have never stopped loving my Callie. I
am in London with plans to retire and find some happiness for my

I fell in love as a young girl with William, the boy next door, I
married Lord Thomas Harley and am now the Dowager Countess of Knox.
And through all the years, I have never stopped thinking about
William. Now widowed but still young, I want more in my life than
living as a guest in the house I called home during my marriage, and
I loathe the idea of being a burden to my grown son. It’s time for
me to take control of my life. A visit to Lady Ambrosia, who made a
wonderful match for my son and new daughter-in-law, is in order. Is
there a man out there for me?

Note: This humorous adult romance contains elements of mystery,
suspense, danger, explicit scenes and domestic discipline. If any of
these elements offend you, please do not purchase. This is book two
in the series but can be read as a standalone.

For His Bride
Regency Matchmaker Series Book 3

not having a great start in life, Seraphina never gave up hope that
good fortune would smile upon her. Just when things are looking most
dire for her, she is whisked off to a new life at Primrose Park, home
of Lady Tempest Knox and her husband, James.

it is time for Seraphina to be married, Lady Tempest knows there is
only one person up to the task – Lady Ambrosia, Matchmaker to the

Lucas Spencer, the most eligible bachelor in the village of Briar
Glen, is shocked by the lengths to which the local ladies – and
their mothers – will go to ensnare him in marriage. Looking for a
proper bride to share his life, he contacts Lady Ambrosia.

has never met a man as handsome as Lucas, and when he boldly informs
her that marriage to him will include firm discipline, Seraphina’s
heart melts for her stern husband.

and Seraphina are well on their way to happily ever after. But will a
secret from Seraphina’s past tear them apart forever?

is book three in the Regency Matchmaker Series but can be enjoyed as
a standalone.
Note: This steamy historical romance contains elements of power

Bargained For Bride
Regency Matchmaker Series Book 4

widow who has sworn off men. A lord who’s finished with women. So
why can’t they keep their hands off each other?

deathbed wish from a beloved relative sends Lord Drake Stowe to Lady
Ambrosia with a unique request—a short term fiancée. When Lady
Ambrosia suggests her assistant, Amy, would be the perfect choice for
the temporary charade, Amy is less than pleased. Drake, in dire
straits, has little choice but to agree.
circumstances change, the unlikely couple  finds themselves
married. Will they be able to stick to their bargain?

is book four in the Regency Matchmaker series but
can be enjoyed as a standalone.

Note: This historical romance is intended for adults only. It
contains elements of sensual scenes and power exchange. If any of
these offend you, please do not purchase.

Today bestselling author Celeste Jones is known for writing highly
entertaining erotic romance featuring headstrong heroines and stern
yet loving heroes who aren't afraid to take a naughty woman over
their knees. When she's not writing, she enjoys travel, reading and
dancing like no one is watching.

the tour HERE
for exclusive content and a giveaway!

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“BOOM! There are second chance romances and then there's Beautiful March! Smart sharp and edgy writing." ~ Maria, Devilishly Dirty Book Blog

She's the one woman he never saw coming and she's having a hard time resisting this southern gentleman.
He might be a gentleman, BUT he likes to say DIRTY things to her...And she likes to say filthy things to him. 🔥🔥🔥

Buried by Book Tour and Giveaway

Sian B. Claven


is where the heart is ... or the hatred.

can feel the love and care someone puts into their home just by
walking into it. Equally, you can feel the hatred and malice when you
step into a home where dark deeds have been done.
and his team of so-called paranormal investigators are given the
opportunity of a lifetime when they are able to film inside one of
the most haunted, and cursed, locations in their area.

The Jackson
The thing that makes this mansion truly unique is that it
is built completely underground. Determined to uncover the dark
secrets of the mansion's past, and prove himself a notable
investigator, Alex doesn't care what it takes. The mansion, however,
has other ideas, as well as some rather restless occupants.

in South Africa, in the heart of Johannesburg, Sian Claven grew up
with a vivid imagination. When she wasn't immersing herself in books,
she was actively creating her owns tories.

At 29 years old,
left to her own devices after her sister immigrated, Sian, wrote her
first horror book Ensnared and dared to publish it under the guidance
of indie authors Toni Cox and Ashleigh Giannaccaro.

Now she
has released more than ten books including a thriller and sci-fi

In 2019, Sian took up the challenge of publishing 11
books in 11 months.

Sian came second place in the First Annual
Indie Awards for Favourite African Author.

Sian's book,
Sylvana, the final book in her Butcher series, made the Amazon top
100 best sellers list in several categories across three

In her spare time, Sian is an avid Harry Potter
fan, pop collector and Bingo addict. She resides in Johannesburg with
her 2 best friends, their daughter, their 6 dogs and 2 cats.

the tour HERE
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