Welcome to my stop in this tour...there will be a guest post and tour wide giveaway. I'm happy to have to lovely Angel Payne back.
In inviting me onto the blog, Sharonda asked a REALLY good question. She wanted to know what, in my opinion, makes an alpha male.
The question really resonated in my mind. You know, we all talk a good talk about loving our alpha guys, and how we just can’t wait for a caveman to come and drag us off by the hair to his lair of decadent sexual delights…but truly, what does it mean when you’re the leader of the jungle…the alpha wolf…the top dog?
In essence, what does it mean to be a male that your woman will follow willingly? Will bow down for openly? Will submit to without hesitation?
That’s a question that goes beyond bulging muscles…and bulging other things. It speaks to a man’s heart. His character. YES…his character. It’s about selflessness, not sadism. About knowing that sometimes, you DO need to talk about it.
I actually have a teeny-tiny snippet from Garrett and Sage’s story here…I am hoping Sharonda will let me share it, because I think it is an interesting way of highlighting some of what I’m trying to say. The two beta readers and three editors who read the book before it was published were all more thrilled with Garrett in this little sequence than even the hottest “action” that occurred later on in this scene!
Garrett and Sage are excited about sharing the rest of their adventure with you. I hope you have a great time reading their book.~~Angel
The W.I.L.D. Boys of Special Forces, Book One
By: Angel Payne
Release: February 26, 2013
Make way for the Warriors Intense in Love & Domination—the W.I.L.D. Boys of Special Forces!
These eight soldiers signed up for the Alpha Squad in more ways than one. They fight for their country with every drop of passion in their bodies, and they fight for their women even harder: with every ounce of commitment in their soul.
GARRETT: The Fire Dom
Garrett Hawkins is the most valuable asset to his Special Forces unit—because frankly, the guy doesn’t care if he lives or dies anymore. Since the love of his life, Sage Weston, was kidnapped and killed with her medical unit a year ago, Garrett has turned the shell of his soul into the impenetrable armor of a finely-tuned fighting machine. Being the first tapped for the unit’s craziest missions is just fine by him. The less time for memories, and the agony they carve into his soul, the better.
It’s a plan that works—until one night, deep in the jungles of Thailand, Garrett’s world is upended when memories become reality. The unit is called to rescue a group of kidnapped aid workers, only the head count on the retrieval is unexpectedly doubled. Sage and her teammate, believed dead, are very much alive. Only now that Sage is back in his arms, Garrett doesn’t know what to do. He has changed in dramatic and daunting ways, especially in the darker tastes of his passion. If he touches Sage again, he’ll want to claim her, restrain her…dominate her.
Is Sage’s love strong enough to let Garrett back in not only as her fiancé, but her Dominant? Can she trust that visiting the new shadows of his life will lead her to ecstasy and not ruin? Or can it be that Garrett’s discipline is exactly what her soul needs to find its way back to life—and love—once again?
Well, hello there! My name is Angel, and I’m so happy to meet you.
Like many, I've had a journey to get here.
I've loved reading all my life, and have been writing nearly that long, too. I think it started when I penned an 80-page novel about a time-traveling family for a 5th-grade school project. You could say I was hooked. In middle school, I moved to the hardcore stuff: the paragraph-at-a-time “swap-stories” with all my besties. (C’mon…don’t lie…you remember those too!) Needless to say, the stories featured lots of French kissing, mindless groping and angsty drama – but I knew I’d found a niche when I was invited to participate in several more swap-stories on campus.
Some years, various entertainment writing gigs and a half-dozen historical romances later, I discovered the world of erotica – and home. (Not to mention a great place for all that angst I never gave up.) I love this genre – change that to love this genre – and hope my stories speak to your heart as well as your blood pressure, as well as your courage to explore new things and express your truth in beautiful new ways.
And where do I do all this? Well, if you ask my hubz, he’d likely say “on another planet,” especially if I’m in story-brewing mode! The rest of the time, I live in Southern California with him and our gorgeous child, where I’m abnormally interested in travel, coffee, wine, shoes, super heroes, fetish wear, ridiculous pop culture trends – but most of all, hearing from fellow readers and erotica lovers like you!
Remember: play safe, love completely and never, ever be ashamed to live your truth.
Where To Find Angel
Cover Artist: Dee Allen
3/1 Launch Party
3/2 Dawn's Reading Nook / Guilty Pleasures
3/3 Desiree Holt / Romance Book Craze
3/4 Blak Rayne's Blog / Romance Novel Promotions / Two Lips Reviews
3/5 My Reading Obsession / Kinky Book Reviews
3/6 Full Moon Bites / Twinsie Book Talk
3/7 Harlie's Books / Rom Fan
3/8 Salacious Reads / Erzabet's Enchantments
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