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Fun One-Liners

Today I have a great group of authors visiting with some of their best one-liners from their books. Participants include Allie Quinn, Bobbi Romans, Brynley Bush, Cailin Briste, Cara Bristol, Cynthia Sax, Errin Stevens, Eva Lefoy, Gail Koger, Haley Whitehall, Jeanne St. James, Jessica E. Subject, Jocelyn Dex, K.T. Black, Laurel Richards, Lisa M. Owens, Louisa Kelley, Marianne Rice, Megan Slayer, Pamela Moran, Pippa Jay, Shiloh Saddler, Sotia Lazu, Stephanie Lake, Susanna Eastman, Tami Lund, Tara Quan, TD Hassett, and Wendi Zwaduk. Plus I’m sharing a couple lines of my own. Thank you to all the authors who joined in. Now read on for fun one-liners that will make you smile, blush, and add to your TBR list.


Enormous frost bears didn’t turn into gorgeous, naked men. Pleasure Season by Allie Ritch


“Sex magic, good for everything.” Nareen of the Draca by Louisa Kelley


“No, I do bite, but only if you want me to.” Together In Cedarwood by Megan Slayer


What she saw below his belt… Mmm, some things just couldn’t be tucked away and hidden. Shane: Marshal of Tallav by Cailin Briste


“You know what you need, don’t you? You need to get laid.” If Only… by Lisa M. Owens *See Lisa’s guest post for more about If Only…


“What kind of sex do you like?” His voice sounded low and gruff to his own ears.

“The kind when I get to come.” Double Dare by Jeanne St. James


“She breathed in the increasing smell of smoke and tried not to think of sex.” Lydia and the Draca by Louisa Kelley


“Wow. It really was an orgy.” Updrift by Errin Stevens


“Men retain words better when they read them on boobs. I hear that’s how Dickens got started.” Hard Wolf Cafe (Sexy to Go Valentine’s Day edition) by Eva Lefoy


“Do my breasts feel the same as a New Earthling woman’s?” Alien Sex 101: Xindra and Quinn by Allie Ritch


“The neighbors probably wouldn’t look twice at a woman dressed as a fairy queen walking up and down their sidewalks at six o’clock in the morning.” Unbidden Dragon by Louisa Kelley


“Why did you carve your tree into a giant phallus?” The Clam Festival Murders by Laurel Richards


Then a man slid into her booth, put one arm around her shoulder and ran his other hand up her thigh while whispering desperately in her ear, “Please. Pretend you know me for the next five minutes.” Quickshot by Pippa Jay


“Hey, for all I know, you’re in some kind of kinky cult that requires members to, well, what are you supposed to do with my semen?” Araya’s Addiction by Jocelyn Dex


I will not google him, I will not google him. Isabel’s Awakening by TD Hassett *learn more about Isabel’s Awakening in this guest post


“Baby, you are the sexiest cat burglar I’ve ever seen.” The Fish Fry Fiasco by Laurel Richards


“Little circles. I like little circles.” Timeless Heat by Susanna Eastman (Coming soon)


“What a ride, you fantastic beast!” Cara and the Draca by Louisa Kelley


“Wow.” Her milk chocolate eyes darkened, and he imagined what they’d look like when he touched more than just her lips. Sweet on You by Marianne Rice


“Does your husband know of your propensity to taste other men’s lips?” His Second Chance (Second Chance Series 1) by Stephanie Lake


“Kiss me, and I’ll forgive you.” Submissive on Display by Tara Quan


“I told you to call me Dylan. But, it does kind of turn me on to hear you say, Mr. Holt.” His tone was suggestive, full of naughty implications. The Assistant: Afternoon Delights Collection by K.T. Black


He would spank her over this. And it wouldn’t be a pretty-please-spank-me-again-it-hurts-so-good kind of paddling. But a wailing-begging-sleep-on-her-stomach-afterwards spanking. Domestic Discipline by Cara Bristol (Release date: 9/6/2016)


Typical men, she thought. Give them food or sex and they’re happy. Pussy or cookies, just put them on a plate. Brothers in Blue: Max by Jeanne St. James (Release date: 9/27/2016)


And I was fighting to keep my anger in check. What I really wanted to do was to dip his dick in honey and cover it with an army of hungry fire ants. Or pull a Lorena Bobbitt and slice the son of a bitch off. What If… by Lisa M. Owens


Who knew a Coletti Warlord would think being zapped with a cattle prod was foreplay? Reality Bites by Gail Koger


“I’ve endured worse abuse from less beautiful beings.” Chasing Mayhem by Cynthia Sax


“Prince Charming is from a fairy tale, not a romance novel, but not to worry, charming you’re not.” Wulf and the Bounty Hunter by Gail Koger (Release Date: 10/18/2016)


“You’re more honest right after you come.” Submissive on the Run by Tara Quan


“You seem agitated. Too much so for the pink fortress to have been attacked last night.”

“I don’t even know what you’re saying, but I know you’re talking about sex.” — Mirror, Mirror by Tami Lund (Release date: 9/28/2016; advanced copies available FREE)


“You don’t have to court a shady lady, Dr. Steere.” She eased off his lap, flashed him a saucy smile, and took him by the hand, pulling him out of the chair. “I’ll show you to the bedroom.” Wild and Tender Care by Haley Whitehall


“Duh, I’m vanilla, not stupid.” Inhibition-X by Bobbi Romans


He’d had his share of fun and sowed plenty of wild oats, but he knew where he wanted to land and who he wanted in his bed—her. Between Us by Wendi Zwaduk


She stumbled, her legs going limp and collapsing beneath her as she struggled to latch onto the nearest armrest for support. But what she found instead was a solid muscled chest…DAMAGED by Lisa M. Owens


James complied, flashing him a cocky smile. “Guess I’ll hook my suspenders then. Make sure the shirt stays in place.” Labors of Love: Complete Box Set by Shiloh Saddler


“The first time I saw this scene… well, it was so sweetly erotic, I couldn’t sleep for three days.” — Breakwater by Errin Stevens (Release Date: 11/2016)


“I was unwed, and you weren’t of royal blood, weren’t anyone my parents would even consider marrying me off to.”  BRYCE (Galactic Defenders book one) by Jessica E. Subject *learn more about BRYCE in this guest post


Wrong man, Sure as hell the wrong time. Darkwater Echoes (PSI Sentinels: Darkwater Guardians) by Pamela Moran


Your disguise is very effective, little one, I shall enjoy discovering what is beneath it. Vexing Voss by Gail Koger


She wanted another man? The problem was the other man she wanted was also me. A Touch of Lavender by Allie Quinn


It’s a slow, deep kiss, the kind that reminds a woman that a man knows the secrets of her soul and plans to exploit them all, one by one. The Power Games by Brynley Bush


“He did not have a prissy official’s hands, nor an ambassador’s, but a fighter’s. Scarred, callused, rough. With those hands, he’d keep her safe.” Captured by the Cyborg by Cara Bristol


The lift of her lips matched the chill in her eyes. “Like you believe in prophecy.” Gavin’s Woman (A PSI Sentinel Novella) by Pamela Moran


I was alone with the kitchen with two men I was incredibly drawn to—whom I loved—and we had to discuss the possibility of me having sex with one while the other watched, so I could cut all ties to the former and maybe spend my human years with the latter. Just your usual Tuesday. Cherry Pie (Vampire Cherry, #3) by Sotia Lazu (Release date: 10/31/2016)


That initial reaction to seeing Gabe Nicholetti, the Harbinger of Death, sitting and waiting — who was going to die? Blind Sight (PSI Sentinels: Guardians of the Psychic Realm, Book 2) by Pamela Moran


Moving up behind Chandler, Alex leaned forward until they were almost touching. She put her mouth close to Chandler’s right ear. “Do I make you nervous?” Wicked Magic: Spellbound Book 1 by K.T. Black


He could class himself as drop dead gorgeous and appreciate the utter literal nature of the phrase. No Angel by Pippa Jay


“If I really am dead, then someone must have killed me.” Stolen Spirit (PSI Sentinels: Guardians of the Psychic Realm, Book 1) by Pamela Moran


I wouldn’t feel half-crazy if I could actually see the ghost. If he really was eye candy, why not show himself to me? Caged Bird by Haley Whitehall


Invisible, she swirled upward, into the low hanging clouds, wrapped her essence in the moisture, pulled it into her being, then plunged into the ocean as a torrent of sudden rain beat down onto the sand and water in an unleashed assault of bent up frustration. Elemental Curse: Water House (Sexy To Go Paranormal Edition) by Pamela Moran


Somewhere, lurking among the ordinary humans, there was another Elemental in the crowd. In Her Element by Laurel Richards (Release date: 9/1/2016)


“What are you, Sebastian?” A fine tremor shook her, trembled along the edge of her soft voice. Elsie’s Secret (A PSI Sentinel Novella) by Pamela Moran


“No, but I haven’t wanted to get my opponent naked before.” Someone Like Him by Susanna Eastman


“Someone’s gotta see what that hunk of a man tastes like.” The Sinful Chocolatier by Bobbi Romans


Her words tempted his desire to ask for a deeper connection than a dollar of his time. Midnight Caller by Haley Whitehall


He longed to feel the captain’s bare skin against his, though the thought scared him—had scared him since the first day on the beach. Saltwater Lover by Shiloh Saddler


“People don’t belong in oceans. That’s why God invented swimming pools.” — Outrush by Errin Stevens (WIP)


“How awful if we had to do this, and it meant nothing.” Captive Heat by Susanna Eastman



Want more one-liners? Check out these past posts:


One-liners (Part 1) https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2011/11/12/one-liners-part-1/

One-liners (Part 2) https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2011/11/19/one-liners-part-2/

Hooked on One-Liners – Part 1 https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2013/03/16/hooked-on-one-liners-part-1/

Hooked on One-Liners – Part 2 https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2013/03/23/hooked-on-one-liners-part-2/

Fall In Love with One-Liners https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2014/09/06/fall-in-love-with-one-liners/

Halloween One-Liners https://allieritch.wordpress.com/2015/10/03/halloween-one-liners/


Guest Post: Sexy To Go Paranormal Edition

Punishing the naughty zombie hunter in Sexy to Go

Sexy To Go PNR_FlatWe love variety at Sexy to Go and the Sexy to Go Paranormal volume is no exception. Yes, we have shifters but we also have elemental muses, a sea monster and a zombie hunter. She doesn’t shift, but well, you could say her mood shifts dramatically once she’s strung up and interrogated by a sexy federal agent!

Federal agent Mitchell gets the surprise of his life when he finds his supposed pencil-pushing girlfriend flaming zombies on the outskirts of town. Not only is it highly illegal but it’s dangerous as hell and the sight twists Mitchell’s guts into a tight knot. One that has to be released… So agent Mitchell makes a few knots of his own.

It takes a woman with a special kind of grit to like living dangerously. Marguerite is such a woman, and after a hard day’s work flaming zombies, she’s ready for a night of hot sex. Only her boyfriend is set on grilling her and then giving her the punishment she so richly deserves. Will Marguerite be able to withstand that much pleasure?

Red-Handed by Tara Quan


When Marguerite gets caught testing flame-throwers on unsuspecting zombies, she finds herself at the mercy of a sexy federal agent. Dominated, bound, and bared to the skin, this closet submissive faces a night of creative interrogation—one she can’t wait to enjoy.


Attractive sexy couple in dark room

Facing her, he bent down until his hot breath warmed her cleavage. His free hand splayed between her shoulder blades, he closed his mouth over her sensitized nipple. His teeth scraped the abused tip. He swirled his tongue.

Her ears roared, the steady beat mirroring her pounding heart. The soft whirr from the air vents harmonized with her truncated pants. When she attempted to steady her breathing, she caught whiffs of his minty shampoo. Through the innocuous cloak, she deciphered hints of cinnamon, along with the scent of leather and sweat.

Her hair clung to her clammy cheeks and shoulders, her lung capacity seemingly halved. His stubbled jaw abraded her tender flesh. His mouth blazed hot enough to scorch.

Her lids drifted shut. He feasted on her, sucking and taunting. All the while, the crop’s end rested on her exposed ass, the cold contact reminding her their game was far from done.

He switched to her other breast and began his torture anew. With lazy laves and quick nips, he sharpened her arousal to a razor’s edge. When fulfillment shimmered a hair’s breadth beyond her grasp, the torment ended so abruptly she attempted to kick him.

He dropped her, and she fell against the cuffs with a frustrated moan. Forcing her lids up, she stared into his smug, emerald eyes.

After waiting for her to cool down, he inserted his hand between her legs and traced her opening with his middle finger. When she shuddered, he whacked her ass with the crop, hard enough it burned for several seconds after.

She didn’t bother to pretend outrage. She wanted more, needed oblivion with a ferocity that bordered on madness. “Mitchell…. Please….”


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Halloween One-Liners

Halloween pumpkinOctober is the month for ghosts, ghouls, vampires, werewolves, witches, and the like. I thought I’d kick things off with this fun post of one-liners by this great group of paranormal romance authors.



Brasen smiled, showing a glimpse of fangs. “Were you coming to see me?” Vampire Territory 3: After Hours by Allie Ritch

“I’m a maid, accountant, and shape-shifting witch with a clueless boss and very meddlesome sister.” Flirting with Fire by Tara Quan

Fay stepped into the moonlight. “Get your foggy mitts off my man, you … you … sex-soaked spirit!” Did the forest sprite understand English? A Bird in Vein by Mahlee Ashwynne

“It’s not every day you find out you’re a werewolf.” Wild Side by Laurel Richards

There’s real magic in the world, and there’s false magic, and it takes a genie private eye – Biff Andromeda – to know the difference. Genie for Hire: A Biff Andromeda Mystery by Neil Plakcy

“I’m in damn good condition…for a corpse.” Restless In Peaceville by Pippa Jay

Finding out werewolves lived nearby and that one of them was especially fine gave her happy goose bumps one minute and knots in her stomach the next. Sins of Long Ago by Naomi Bellina

“There’s no such thing as a love spell. Love is too powerful to be magically manipulated. Lust, on the hand, is different.” Wicked Magic: Spellbound Book 1 by K.T. Black

“Hodge, get in here now or I swear I’ll put an itching hex on you that’ll last a century!” Hallow’s Eve by Pippa Jay

“You know you’re not supposed to fly in the house.” Cosmic Desires (Phoenix Spanked) by Jessica E. Subject

“Merlin dropped onto one of the velvet couches and traded looks with Vlad. “Hang on. So you live in a world with the dead walking around doing their jobs every day, but your mind is blown over a wizard and a vampire? Oh, honey.” Pride & Justice by Clancy Nacht

“Of course. A labyrinth needed its monster.” Immortal Sins by Clancy Nacht & Thursday Euclid

Mary reached up and covered her eyes. There was definitely not a giant cat sitting near her, and it definitely hadn’t winked at her. Punished by Samantha Stone

“Don’t. Ever. Run. From. A. Tiger.” White Tiger Lover by Melisse Aires

“More,” Aiden demanded. “You said you were a monster. Prove it. Show me your wild side.” Half Soul by Shiloh Saddler

“I’d really like to continue what I hope was about to happen before she interrupted. Are you free after the coven meeting?” All’s Fair: Love & Warlocks, from the Bewitching Desires Anthology by Tami Lund

“I don’t care,” the monster breathed. “I want a lover with a cock.” — Dominated by his Monster by Eva Lefoy

“Dude, please put on a pair of pants or something, I love you and all, but I can’t take you seriously with sir F***s-a-lot waving a sword at me.” Soul Tie Seduction by K.D. Friedrich

“Take me,” he told the earth, all hope lost. “Take me.” — Darkest Flowers by Eva Lefoy

“You don’t have to worry about me, Red. Until you’re in fighting shape, I promise to be a perfect gentleman.” Catching Red by Tara Quan

He became a frightening mountain of muscle and fangs and claws—so big he cast a shadow over his opponent. — “Breeding Season” by Allie Ritch in Children of Nanook Boxed Set

Interview with Tara Quan

I’m over at author Tara Quan’s blog today answering some fantastic questions about my urban vampire romance, Drinking Partners. Check out the interview at http://www.taraquan.com/blog/ar.

WRT – Wintertime Redefined Texts

ID-100298740 Make A List For Christmas by Apolonia www.freedigitalphotos.net

Now that we’re into December, I wanted to do a post that was winter/holiday themed. Since this time of year means good company and good times to me, I invited my fellow authors to join me in a little word play. Modern Family fans may remember the episode where Phil is talking about how he’s the cool dad who knows all the text shorthand, including—he says—“WTF: Why the Face?” Besides cracking me up, that line gave me the idea of taking other common text and e-mail abbreviations and turning them into phrases in keeping with wintertime. So join the fun and read on to see what these creative writers and I came up with.



BC — Bring Cheer — Sharon Callender


BEG — Bring(ing) Eggnog & Gingerbread — Amy Quinton


BRB — Better Remember Batteries! — Jessica Cale & Christy Gissendaner


BRB — Bulbs & Red Baubles — Amy Quinton


BRB — Blue & Red Bulbs — Amy Quinton


BRB — Booze, Recover, (more) Booze — Tara Quan


BTW — Bring The Wassail — Laurel Richards


BTW — Bows, Tinsel, and Wreaths — Jessica E. Subject


BTW — Bring the Wine — Tara Quan, Tami Lund, & Naomi Bellina


BTW — Bite this, winter! — Naomi Bellina


BTW — Baking, toasty warm — Naomi Bellina


BTW — Bells, Tinsel, Wreaths — Sharon Callender


BTW — Blue tinseled wonderland — Naomi Bellina


BTW — Bravo! Tree’s white — Naomi Bellina


BTW — Bringing toddy, warm — Naomi Bellina


CM — Christmas Music — Amy Quinton


CRAP — Christmas Reindeers Are Prancing! — Layne Macadam


CSL — Carols Sung Loudly — Amy Quinton


CSL — Carols Sung with Love — Amy Quinton


CSL — Cookies Shared with Love — Amy Quinton


CU — Christmas Undies (because who doesn’t have a pair 🙂 ) — Amy Quinton


CUL8R — Christmas Unites Little 8 Reindeer — Nona Raines


EMSG — E-books Make Super Gifts — Allie Ritch


FTW — Festive Tinsel Wonders — Rachell Nichole


GTM — Get the Menorah — Allie Ritch


HTG — Hang the Garland! — Allie Quinn


IMHO — Inspirational Mistletoe Hung Overhead — DawnMarie Richards


LMFAO — Lights Mean a Festive Atmosphere Outside — Amy Quinton


LMFAO — Lights May Fit Any Occasion — Allie Ritch


LMFAO — Leaving Mistletoe For All, Outside — Tara Quan


LOL — Love Outside Lights — Amy Quinton


LOL — Little Ones’ Laughter — Robin Danner


LOL — Lots of Lists — Tara Quan


LOL — Lights, Ornaments, & Leftovers — Amy Quinton


LOL — Lots of Lights — Naomi Bellina


LOL — Liquor On Left — Tami Lund


MK — Mistletoe Kisses — Sharon Callender


NM — Noel Madness — Allie Ritch


NP — North Pole — Allie Ritch


OMG — Ornaments, Mistletoe, & Gifts — Amy Quinton


OMG — Only Merry Goodness — Caitlyn Willows


OMG — Ordering More Gifts — DawnMarie Richards


OMG — Occasional Mistletoe Grope — Tami Lund


RME — Reindeer Must Eat — Allie Ritch


ROFL — Rudolph Outshines Fog Lights ;p — Amy Quinton


ROFL — Red Ornaments & Festive Lights — Amy Quinton


ROFL — Rudolph Off For Lunch — Tami Lund


ROTFL — Rolling on the frosted lawn — Annette Mardis


SD — Snowflakes Descend — Allie Ritch


SMH — Santa May Happen — TD Hassett


SMH — Santa’s Midnight Helper — Amy Quinton


SMH — Snow, Mistletoe, & Holly — Amy Quinton


SMH — Santa May Hear — Tami Lund


TBC — Triumphantly Baking Cookies — DawnMarie Richards


TOJ — Time of Joy — Allie Ritch


WTF — Where’s the fudge? — Jessica E. Subject


WTF — Winter Time Fun — DawnMarie Richards


WTF — Wrap the f***er! (sorry, couldn’t resist) — Tami Lund


YOLO — Yuletide Ornaments Lighten the Occasion — Amy Quinton


YT — Yuletide Treats — Allie Ritch


TWSS — That’s What Santa Said — DawnMarie Richards





I know I’m certainly in the spirit now. Happy holidays, everyone!


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Fall In Love with One-Liners

Followers of my blog know I enjoy one-liners. These are short snippets from books that grab your interest, make you smile, or cause you to fan your face — sometimes all three at once. When I put out a call for one-liners from my fellow authors, I got an overwhelmingly enthusiastic response. Thirty-one writers submitted the lines below.

They include Allie Quinn, Allyson Lindt, Annette Mardis, Clancy Nacht, Daisy Banks, Draven St. James, Elle Rush, Emma Weylin, Eva Lefoy, Gordon L. Rottman, Haley Whitehall, Houston Havens, Jessica E. Subject, Jianne Carlo, K. Vale, Laurel Richards, Layne Macadam, Leela Lou Dahlin, Michele Michael Rakes, Neil Plakcy, Paisley Brown, Pauline Saull, Rita Bay, Rosanna Leo, Shiloh Saddler, Sotia Lazu, Tami Lund, Tara Lain, Tara Quan, Whitley Gray, and Xakara.

Thank you to all these authors for participating and making this post so much fun.


“Looking at him nude and bathed in moonlight, I understood the temptation to take a bite.” Wild Side by Laurel Richards

Hot lust flooded her body, incited by the nearness of her mate. — “Breeding Season” by Allie Ritch in Children of Nanook Boxed Set

“Don’t need any foreplay,” Tania muttered. Axe chuckled. “Tough. I do.” Prymal Lust (Prymal Book 1) by Jianne Carlo

“I want you right now,” she whispered. Well, he would show her what right now really meant. Under the Cover of Moonlight (Moonlight Assassins series #2) by Allie Quinn

“Actually, I’m debating whether you’re charmingly candid or irritatingly blunt.” Shore Feels Right by Annette Mardis

“I’ve never been the settle-down-with-the-high-school-sweetheart kind of girl.” Predator’s Claim (Gemini Island Shifters 4) by Rosanna Leo

The kiss lingered in that place between bawdy and chaste, the kind of thing that always had a respectable hemline but never wore underwear. Its Sweetest Form by Xakara

“Nicolette learned naughty girls eventually face consequences.” The Caretaker’s Lady by Rita Bay

Aiden grabbed the bag of homemade jerky out of the refrigerator. “You smell like my mate.” Dark Forest by Emma Weylin

“Touch her and you’re minus the ability to procreate.” Prymal Obsession (Prymal Book 2) by Jianne Carlo

Jace pressed his forehead against Merek’s slick back. His canines still ached from the desire to sink into Merek’s flesh. “Why what?”  “Why didn’t you claim me?” Merek asked. Scent of a Wolf by Draven St. James

“Five foot, eight inches and nin-” and then it hit her. He was five foot eight inches tall with a nine inch cock. She gasped. “Nikias!” Phantom Desire (Book 2 of the Psychic Menage Series) by Houston Havens

“Oh, I see you found my penis.” Download My Love by Eva Lefoy

Hello. I’m the guy our mutual friends have asked to be your sex instructor. How’s it hangin’? Artistic Endeavor by Whitley Gray

I know how to introduce a woman to pleasure. — “Alien Sex Therapy” by Allie Ritch in the Alien Sex Ed Boxed Set

“It should only ever be my name on your lips when you let go, Kyr. Just me.” Hard Act to Follow (Shooting Stars Book 3) by K. Vale

“You think you can make me beg for death?” “Only a little death,” she said with a wink. Unmasked by Allie Ritch

“I’m never going to hurt you, my Sunny. I need brightness in my life.” His eyes were dark with need. Before the Dawn by Emma Weylin

“I seldom get such a heated gaze from a man.” Country Crush by Shiloh Saddler

Of all the women on Earth — hell, in the universe — for him to be set up with, Madame Eve had to pick the one lover he could never have. His Alien Virgin by Jessica E. Subject

His mind clouded with lust. He shouldn’t be watching Mica, but looking away wasn’t an option. He was mesmerized. Grey’s Hidden Fire by Draven St. James

“Maybe she’s been replaced by a pod person.” Drama Queen by Elle Rush

But, had he the right to give her — this perfect, beautiful creature — his love, tainted, filthy and foul as he was? Timeless by Daisy Banks

The handsome half-breed could be the perfect man for her. Wild and Tender Care by Haley Whitehall

“True, what were you thinking trying to hook me up with a man who should be on the cover of Out of Your League magazine?” The room was so silent you could’ve heard a mouse peeing on a cotton ball. A Haught Date by Leela Lou Dahlin

How did something with no solid form provide so much pleasure? Sexy Suitors from Space by Paisley Brown

Then he was gone, leaving him alone with his strange, unmet desires. Saltwater Lover by Shiloh Saddler

He had his own plan — one no one else knew about — the only plan capable of destroying Planet Core forever. Never Gonna Say Goodbye (The Underground #3) by Jessica E. Subject

“If you run” — his grip tightened — “I’ll catch you. Then I’ll tie you up and haul your ass back to the city.” Catching Red (Undead Fairy Tales Book 2) by Tara Quan

Suddenly his face broke into a sexily shy smile. He released her arm. “You’re a woman of spirit,” he said. “That really appeals to me.” Secrets in Paradise by Pauline Saull

She wasn’t sure she wanted to be closer to him, but she knew she didn’t want to push him away. Midnight Heat (Moonlight Romance, Book 2) by Haley Whitehall

If I ever go back home, how can I admit to doing this? I’ll be laughed out of the fairy court. Valentine Wishes by Daisy Banks

“I’m here for you, my woman. You’ve chosen me.” Fiona’s Wish by Daisy Banks

“I am here to service you, my lady. Not myself.” Midnight Caller (Moonlight Romance, Book 1) by Haley Whitehall

She looked at me with a smug crooked smile from under her shawl. Fire flickered in her eyes like lightning. That shoulda told me something about her then. The Hardest Ride by Gordon L. Rottman

He really meant to make it last all night and give a new meaning to the word ride, but he couldn’t stop the urgent flame her touch fueled within him. In the Dead of Cold (Moonlight Assassins series #1) by Allie Quinn

He lay back and moaned, loving the rider’s rough handling and shoving his hips forward for more. Perfect Ride by Shiloh Sadlder and Eva Lefoy

“I wish Kenna and I could share a real love, the self-sacrificing kind. The kind that never gives up and eventually works. She deserves it.” Druid’s Wish by Emma Weylin

Ice ignored her and in a voice as cold as his name demanded, “Who sent you the flowers?” Desire Unleashed by Layne Macadam

He may have a pretty face, but it was clear Danikyle had rocks in his head. Star Crossed Lovers by Layne Macadam

“Please, madam? May I not eat my apple without this diatribe?” A Gentleman’s Folly by Daisy Banks

“Our diver is anything but an inattentive imbecile.” The Shore Thing by Annette Mardis

“Not you.” His voice was raw. “I will spend an eternity in Hell before I watch you die.” Spell Bound by Emma Weylin

“There are worse things than death,” he snapped at her. Bring Me to Life by Emma Weylin

Essentially, Allie was caught in a cancer catch-22. Getting Her Money’s Worth by Annette Mardis

No matter how rattled she was, how wasted she felt, she clearly saw what was in store for them. Karen had undergone a transformation at some fundamental level. She would never be safe again, she would always be hungry, she must always be on guard, she must always think ahead. The Tears of the River by Gordon L. Rottman

“Remember, my lady, as things are tonight, the commander may like this part of his reward less than you.” A Perfect Match by Daisy Banks

“I have a personal interest in this particular assignment, Allison. When Brianna and her family safely leave town, I intend to sleep with you.” The Resort by Tami Lund

“Later, when Collin and I make love to you, I want you wearing nothing but that cute little Santa hat you’re wearing now.” An Angel for Christmas by Allie Quinn

Sharing her bed gave her a delightful thrill; right now she didn’t feel alone. Soldier in Her Lap by Haley Whitehall

“So you want to have sex with me because I’m here, I find you attractive, and I won’t be a complication in the future? I see you have high standards.” The Tenant by Sotia Lazu

“So you’d rather take your chances in the love van than the rain? At least now I know your limits. You’re not worried I might be bad news?” Conflict of Interest (Bits & Bytes, #1) by Allyson Lindt

This was his room — he had every right to be here. She was the stowaway. Midnight Kiss (Moonlight Romance, Book 3) by Haley Whitehall

“It’s just a dance,” Aspen whispered. Garren knew nothing with Aspen would be simple. Covert Delivery by Draven St. James

They couldn’t compete with the ladies who danced for her. The Virgin Madam by Shiloh Saddler

I bend over him, knowing he feels the press of my dick against him, and it worries me. I whisper low. “Do you want me to feed you?” Saving Kane by Michele Micheal Rakes

“Hark! Do I hear the mating call of a closet case? Say it again, sir, that we all may bask in your repression!” No Tea, No Shade by Clancy Nacht

“Warren Updegrove was so deep in the closet he was about to find Narnia.” Love on Stage by Neil Plakcy (coming fall 2014)

Mayhap tomorrow his world would come to rights and he’d find his Sal. Your Heart My Soul by Daisy Banks

Noah had kissed him. Probably just to prove Will was gay, but no such proof was needed. Will’s cock was a compass that pointed due Noah. Outing the Quarterback by Tara Lain

Simon’s head bowed. Michael put his finger under Simon’s chin and tilted his face up. “Don’t hide from me.” Fused by Fire by Draven St. James


If you would like to read more one-liners, check out the following posts:

One-liners (Part 1)

One-liners (Part 2)

Hooked on One-Liners – Part 1

Hooked on One-Liners – Part 2


Tag You’re It – Author Taglines

Taglines. They’re short, they’re snappy, and they’re supposed to hook your interest in a book. Every author has to come up with one, but often we don’t get to share our taglines outside of a few catalogues. Today, I’ve gathered together taglines from several great authors you may know. I’ve also thrown in a couple of my own – one from each of my series. Warning: the following taglines may add significantly to your TBR list 🙂


“What happens when a female shifter catches the scent of an irresistible man? Enough sexual heat to melt the ice caps.”
In Season by Allie Ritch



“Will this beauty tame her beastly boss?” Flashes Of Me by Cynthia Sax


“What’s Agent Woodsman to do when he finds a little redhead hacking her way through a zombie swarm? Find out in this Undead Fairy Tale — a post-apocalyptic thriller with a large dose of humor, several helpings of sex, and a happily-ever-after.”Catching Red by Tara Quan


“What harm can there be in giving in to their desires for just one night?”Loving Link by TD Hassett 


“He is a tiger shifter searching for sanctuary. She is a lynx shifter who will break all her rules to provide it.” Predator’s Refuge (Gemini Island Shifters 3) by Rosanna Leo.


“Welcome to Cheery Hell. Live while you can, die when you must, and expect to get laid, but not to rest.” Ghosts in the Graveyard by Lyra Marlowe


“Life without love is painful, but in 1865 forbidden fruit can be deadly.” Midnight Caller by Haley Whitehall


“If she thought one mate was bad enough, wait until she finds out what fate has in store for her…” Completed by Becca Jameson


“Two star-crossed young men in love on the rugged island of Corsica must rely on bodyguard partners to protect them and engineer a happy ending for them and their families.” Under the Waterfall by Neil S. Plakcy


Special thanks to all the authors who provided these taglines. I enjoyed reading all of them.