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Saturday, November 28, 2015

Guest Blog: Party Time with Lynda Bailey + Giveaway #RB4U #BDSM

Happy Last Weekend in November! In keeping with RB4U’s monthly theme, we’re gonna party like rock stars. <wink>

November has always meant a lot to me – and not just because of Turkey Day. This is also my birthday month…the 20th to be exact. AND it’s my sister’s birthday month as well. In fact today is HER birthday. To commemorate, I’m doing a giveaway…details at the bottom.

To start things off, I found this pic of me and Sis taken a very loooong time ago. (I’m the one on the right…)

Cute kids, huh?

As you might imagine, November was a busy month for my family. First my birthday, then my sister’s, then Thanksgiving – which sometimes fell on Sister’s bday – then we’d slide right into December and Christmas. Talk about a toy boon. <grin>

My sister and I had birthday parties with all our friends, plus balloons, presents, games, cake and ice cream. While I can’t share actual party favors and food with y’all, I can share my guest list – and you can share yours…but there’s a catch. Whomever you invite must be fictional; someone from a book or a movie or a TV show.

Here’s my list:

From a book, I’d invite Rhys Rhodes, the Marquess of Blackhurst from Lorraine Heath’s FABULOUS historical romance, Love With a Scandalous Lord.

If you haven’t read Love with a Scandalous Lord, you need to. Absolutely. Rhys is the quintessential romance hero. Dark and brooding, hiding a tortured past, but with a drool-worthy tender side. I’d spend my time talking to Rhys, soaking up that glorious British accent, or maybe we’d play a genteel game of croquets.

From TV, I’d invite Worf from Star Trek, the Next Generation.

Gotta love a man – or Klingon – in uniform, right? I must confess that I’ve always had a crush on Worf. Guess I’m a sucker for the strong silent type. *sigh* And Worf’s so athletic. Bet he’d crack the piñata with one swing.

Finally, from a movie I can’t resist Captain Jack Sparrow.

Handsome, adventuresome…and being a little bat-sh*t crazy is a bonus. Who wouldn’t want Captain Jack at their party? He’d be the one with the rum.

So what about you? What fictional book, TV or movie character or characters would you invite? 

Share and be entered to win a $5 Amazon gift card. 

(And attention authors…no fair saying one of your own characters, ‘kay?)

Thanks to RB4U for letting me hang out today!

Learning to love is the easy part…

As a young woman, Kate Landry trusted the wrong man, and she paid dearly for her naiveté. Alone, pregnant and destitute, she survived by the sheer force of her will. Now forty-two, Kate has made a good living for herself and her daughter as the owner of the Bluebird Saloon. But she’s forgotten how to live. That is until he comes into her bar…

Liam St. James loved a girl once. And only once. After an accident paralyzed her, she didn’t trust he would continue to love her. Brokenhearted, Liam left and soon discovered a world where women did trust him—to be their sexual Dominant. He plays out the scenes masterfully, but the unexpected request from the stoic bar owner will pose his greatest challenge yet…

Kate and Liam embark on a journey to uncover repressed urges and, in the process, they discover new desires. They also fall in love with one another. But when you’ve been shattered as badly as they have by mistrust, deceit and abuse, loving is easy. Trusting is harder, if not impossible, especially when the heart is involved…

Shattered Trust is a BDSM romance. It contains explicit language and graphic love scenes, including bondage, domination, spanking, whipping and multiple partners. It is intended for mature readers only.

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About the Author: 
Lynda has no doubt she's born a storyteller. Her romances are full of passion, with heat levels that range from hot to sizzling! She's been a finalist in numerous writing contests, including RWA’s® prestigious Golden Heart® in 2010. Please join her for laughter, love and that all important HEA.

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Debby said...

I would invite a few Highlanders from historical romances.
debby236 at gmail dot com

Lynda Bailey said...

Highlanders, eh Debby? Sounds like a plan. ;) Thanks for stopping by!

Nancy G said...

I would invite my favorite men from Lord of the Rings...Aragorn, Boromir and Legolas (AKA Viggo Mortensen, Sean Bean and Orlando Bloom).Anne also Matt Smith, my favorite Doctor, for comic relief.

Lynda Bailey said...

Great list, Nancy! Thanks for sharing!

Cara Marsi said...

Lynda, Happy Birthday to you and your sister. I share the birthday month with you. I like your party guests. To my party, I'd invite Han Solo from Star Wars; Tom Mison from TV's Sleep Hollow; Sean Connery as James Bond; Chris Pratt as the hero from Jurassic World.

Lynda Bailey said...

And Happy Birthday to you, Cara! Love your list! My personal favorite in your group is Han Solo *sigh* Whether young or older the man is hawt! Thanks for stopping by!

Kathy Davis said...

Happiest birthday :) I would invite Hermione, Ron, and Harry Potter.

Lynda Bailey said...

Ooh! A Harry Potter fan - nice work, Kathy! Thanks for sharing. ;)

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Lynda Bailey said...

Thanks for stopping by, Linda! ;)

Mary Preston said...

I would have to invite Sherlock aka Benedict Cumberbatch. Watson too of course in the form of Martin Freeman.

Lynda Bailey said...

Nice choices, Mary! :) Thanks for sharing!

Lynda Bailey said...

Thanks to everyone who shared their fictional list! And big congrats to Cara for being chosen as the winner of the $5 gift card...woot! Cara ~ Email Lynda (at) lyndabailey (dot) net and I'll get you your prize. Thanks again to romancebooks4us for letting me hang out today... :)

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