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Friday, August 21, 2015

Confessions of An Author: Guest Blog by @ReneeVincent #RB4U

Dear Diary,

I have a confession to make. While I've tried to stay true to the Vikings in my life, I've found someone new. Someone just as big and bold as Dægan and Gustaf Ræliksen, but without the sword. I'm sorry, I couldn't help it. Believe me, I tried to avoid him, but the temptation to find out more about him was too great. I caved. It all started with just a simple glimpse into his world and bam! I was hooked. And now, I'm totally in love with this man.

Look, I know my Norse heroes are the bomb dot com and that they put most book boyfriends to shame, but I have to admit that the new guy...Brody Galven...well, he's fast becoming a favorite of mine.

He's tall and broad-shouldered with a just the right amount of scruff on his face to give him that rugged appeal. He works on a ranch, so he's no stranger to hard labor. And because of all the hay bale tossing, wild horse breaking, cattle rustling, and wood splitting he does on a daily basis—oh my! His body is hard-muscled everywhere. Did I mention the man can rock a tight pair of jeans?

Now I know he's not the normal kind of guy I tend to drool over as his arms are sleeved with brightly colored tattoos, but this bad boy wears them well. Along with his ink and his ability to rope and ride, there's a mysterious dark side to him that I can't help but be drawn toward. Granted, he's got some demons to fight, but I know with just a little time and some tender affection, he'll open up.

I know what you're thinking and I'd appreciate it if you'd quit judging me. If you knew this guy like I do, you wouldn't be so quick to slight him. He's got a heart of gold and when push comes to shove, this cowboy won't back down. Yeah—I said it. Cowboy!

I'm writing cowboy romances now and there's nothing you can do to stop me. Don't worry...I'm not giving up on my Vikings. I'm still working on my Warrior Series, but because of all the trips I've made out West, (and the fact that I live on a hundred-acre horse farm) I've been inspired to write about cowboys. Hunky, Alpha-male, cattle ranchers who are just as skilled in the bedroom as they are in the saddle.

What's the title and when does this book release, you ask? Well, it's called LONGING FOR LANGSTON (a Mavericks of Meeteetse prequel) and it's going to be included in a boxed set with my fellow InkHeart Authors that releases September 15th! Then in October it will release as a single title, with the first book of the series to follow in November.

I hope you can forgive me for jumping ship—or longship, rather—of my Norse warriors and mounting up with the Mavericks of Meeteetse. I promise these Wyoming cowboys will wrangle your interest, rope your heart, and rock your world.

With Love,
Renee Vincent

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Longing for Langston (Mavericks of Meeteetse Prequel) by Renee Vincent: Tired of living in his brother’s shadow, Brody Galven wants the folks of Meeteetse to realize he’s no longer a bad boy screwup. He also wants his childhood best friend, Olivia Langston, but admitting he loves her is out of the question…even when she’s about to walk out of his life forever. 

Yours To Teach (Captured and Claimed #2) by Cathryn Fox: After an introduction to the darker side of pleasure, Rebecca is anxious to experience the lifestyle to its fullest. Whisked away to a private resort by her lover, she is given a deeper glimpse into BDSM. Humbled that Rebecca has placed her trust in his hands, Quinn intends to take her training slowly. But when he sees her interest, he can’t help but think he needs to start sooner rather than later. 

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Committed (Lost in Oblivion, #3.7) by Cari Quinn & Taryn Elliott: With the crash and burn of Simon Kagan's singing career, things have been a little off between him and Margo Reece. The passion is there—it's always there—but he wants to make sure she knows just how invested and committed he is to making her happy. Even if that means breaking out a ring and convincing her to wear it. 

All About the Bear by Biana D'Arc: Welcome to Grizzly Cove, where the sheriff has more than the peace to protect. The proprietor of the new bakery in town is clueless about the dual nature of her nearest neighbors, but not for long. Sheriff Brody will clue her in and convince her to stay calm—and in his bed—for the next fifty years or so. Yeah, that might be enough. Then again, maybe he’ll keep her forever. 

Fifteen First Dates: Date One (Divorcee Dating) by Elisabeth Grace: Follow along with Tessa Woodrow as she plummets headfirst back into New York City's dating pool and finds out the waters are choppier than she remembered. 

Laguna Heights (Laguna Beach #2) by Kaira Rouda: Annie and Hank created a perfect life in beautiful Laguna Beach but when a dark secret is revealed, will their marriage survive? 

Plush by Nina Lane: She's his wicked stepmother, and he's no prince.

Fighting for Forever (The Springs) by Elena Aitken: Ever since falling in love at The Springs, Rhys and Kari have been living a fairy tale, but fairy tales aren't real. Or are they? When Kari runs from the idea of forever, Rhys will have to fight for them. But will it be enough?

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RENEE VINCENT is a bestselling Contemporary & Historical Romance author who also pens humorous, sweet contemporary romance (with a smidgen of spunk) under the name GRACIE LEE ROSE.

From the daunting, charismatic Vikings, to the charming, brazen Alpha male heroes of modern day, readers will be whisked away to a world filled with fast-paced adventure, unforgettable romance, and undying love.

Her books have earned numerous accolades, including #1 Amazon Bestseller for Viking Romance, countless 5 Star TOP PICKS by Night Owl Reviews, a "5 Hheart Sweetheart" Award by The Romance Studio, a "Best Book of the Year 2011" nomination from Long And Short Reviews, and a Readers Choice Award for "Best of TMP 2012."

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Paris said...

You had me at "scruff". I love a rough around the edges hero and cowboys, especially:) Thanks for a peek into what's coming! Good luck with the boxed set, it looks fabulous!

Renee Vincent said...

Thanks so much Paris!!! I had so much fun writing this cowboy romance!

Susan Barr said...

Awesome news, Renee! I know we Scandinavians are hard to forget - with our clear blue eyes and grim determination - but.... who doesn't love a hard-working cowboy?
Much love and I wish you nothing but good wishes in this new venture.
From your kilt swiping friend *wink wink*

Cara Marsi said...

Very clever diary entry. Certainly makes me want to know Brody better. Best of luck with the new set. It looks like another winner.

Melissa Keir said...

Who doesn't love Cowboys! There's something about those men that drive me wild! Congrats on your new series! I wish you all the best!

Kaira Sturdivant Rouda said...

Can't wait to read this, Renee! And can't wait for the boxed set to be out! xo Kaira

jean hart stewart said...

You doubtless have a real winner here.. don't think you need my wishes for good sales, but you've got them anyway..

Fran Lee said...

Love your books, dear. Thanks for the great post!

Renee Vincent said...

Susan Barr: Hello my fellow "kilt-swiping" friend!! I'm so glad you stopped by to see my post and I hope you'll enjoy my cowboys!

Cara: Thanks so much sweetie! I cannot wait for you to read about him!

Melissa: You're the best, doll! Thanks for stopping by!

Kaira: Me too, hon! So honored to be included with you!

Jean: You always make me smile, darlin!!!

Fran: Thank YOU for stopping by and giving me some love! ♥

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