Monday, July 28, 2014

Bad Ass Heroines Release Day Party





Jade Eby & Megan D. Martin are celebrating the release their new novels VORACIOUS and CLINGING TO RAPTURE by giving away some sweet ebooks!



Title: Voracious (Back to Bad, #2)
Genre: New Adult Suspense
Length: Short Story

BLURB: **This is a short story** Voracious, the action-packed second book in the Back to Bad series follows Lacey as she sinks deeper and deeper into the crime addled world she tried to avoid. She's got blood on her hands and a yearning to be crazy. What's a girl to do when she leaves her innocence at the door? She goes back to being bad, of course.




Title: Clinging to Rapture (Rapture, #2)
Genre: New Adult Erotic Romance
Length: Novel

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“I let you walk away, Julia. I let you go, but I can still take you back if I want.” Four months ago I ran away. I left him behind. The man who stalked me, took control of my body, and claimed he loved me. Now he’s returned. Like dripping razor blades, he has slashed his way back into my life. But everything is different. He doesn’t want me anymore. I expected him to come back, to be sorry. I even planned to forgive him. I should have known that he would discard me like everyone else in my life. But I’m going to change that. My billionaire stalker has come to say goodbye…only this time I plan to keep him.


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The Life by Bethany-Kris
Sequel to The Arrangement The Russian Guns, Book Two 
Release Date: August 4th, 2014 




The mafia life is a dangerous one revolving around honor, duty, and greed—a troublesome thing like love isn’t meant to play a part, but no one follows the rules. 

Surrounded by men waiting for the Russian mob boss to show weakness, Anton Avdonin should have known showering affection so openly on his new bride wasn’t a good idea. Of course, that didn’t stop him. When Anton’s wife begins attracting unwanted attention from an unknown source, he’s determined to find out just who is playing the risky game and put a stop to it by whatever means necessary. 

From a Cosa Nostra princess to a Bratva queen, Viviana “Vine” Avdonin was made for the life. Pregnant, safe, and loved, she’s more than happy to move on from the history that haunts her to start out fresh. Then again, someone else has other plans. Old rivals from the past and bad blood from the present have mixed in the worst way, threatening to take away the things Viviana loves the very most. No matter what, she can’t let that happen. 

Both Viviana and Anton know there’s only one way this can all end and it’s up to them to do it. But, who is behind the veiled threats and personal attacks, and how far are they willing to go to get what they want? When the truth finally surfaces, the consequences will be devastating and no one could have seen it coming. 

In a life where everybody plays for keeps and no one fights fair, one mistake might cost them everything. 

*Please Note, The Life is not a standalone title. The first book in The Russian Guns series (The Arrangement) should be read before the second book*






The previous book
The Arrangement by Bethany-Kris
The Russian Guns, book 1



BLURB

Nothing will stop the Bratva mob boss from taking back what's his, and once he has her, he'll do anything to keep her...

Viviana "Vine" Carducci's and Anton Avdonin's marriage was decided more than two decades ago. The deal between leading mafia families has more on the line than anyone knew, even if the Bratva and Cosa Nostra shouldn't mix. When Vine's family is murdered and she's left with nothing more than her grief to survive the mob world alone, she believes the arrangement won't see the light of day.

Anton can't allow the one woman he was supposed to love get away. At the possibility of her death, he steps in to save her with guns blazing, knowing exactly what it might cost him: everything. But it's been nearly a decade since their last meeting, and he can't help but wonder if the woman he took back is the same girl he fell for all those years before.

Protected and loved, Vine is unable to forget their shared moments a lifetime ago, or the future she knows they're owed. When an old flame of Anton's shows up to rip the veil off the carefully constructed secrets he'd been hiding, she learns that nothing about her life is as it seems. But, that's nothing compared to the bomb about to blow. Can Vine see beyond the pain and blood to take what she always wanted? And just how far will the mob prince go to keep her safe?

In a world where violence, deceit, and greed reign, your life is not your own, and sometimes, love has to be arranged.

Sensuality Level: Spicy

The Russian Guns, Book One

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Saturday, July 26, 2014

The Prisoner by Rachel Wade - Release Day Blitz







The Prisoner by Rachael Wade
Series: The Replacement #1.5
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult
Release date: July 26th
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***THE PRISONER IS AN ADDITION TO THE REPLACEMENT. IT IS A STAND-ALONE NOVELLA INTENDED TO BE READ AFTER THE REPLACEMENT. ***

My name is Christian Walker, and Elise Duchamp is my drug of choice.

No matter how hard I try to break the habit, it’s a lost cause. Okay, maybe I haven’t really tried to quit this particular habit. All I can think about is owning her. Making her mine. Can you really blame me? With that sinful body, luscious mouth, and wicked tongue, she’s every man’s dream, and she knows it.

No one is immune to her charm, not even me, a man who has everything—a beautiful wife, an office with a view, and more money than most people can spend in one lifetime. Only I know how to make her toes curl. Only I know her body better than the other men she screws in her free time. None of them can compare to me.

But the joke is on me. I’m the prisoner.

The one who will never compare to him. The one man who makes me see red. His name is stored in her cell phone. It’s the first one she calls out to, the first one she cries for when all hell breaks loose. Ryder Jacobson.

The name makes me cringe.

She loves him, and I love her. In my own way, I always will. But the bad guy doesn’t always belong with the bad girl. Sometimes the bad girl needs a good man to believe in her, to give her that final push toward ultimate transformation. I wish I was that good man. That I could be her happily ever after. I guess that’s the thing about prisoners, though. They’re left alone with their torment, and in the end, they have no one to blame but themselves.



The Replacement by Rachael Wade
Series: The Replacement #1
Publication date: January 27th 2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult

*Contains sexually explicit content and mature subject matter, including language and elements of abuse.*

A gritty New Adult drama about a young woman’s self-destructive quest to find purpose, self-worth, and love in a broken world.

My name is Elise Duchamp. I’m twenty-three years old and I’m known as the town whore.

No, not the kind who exchanges sexual favors for money. The other kind. The kind who gives it all away for free, whenever and however she likes. I am that girl. The one everyone whispers about and the one none of the girls seem to like, because all of their boyfriends either want to sleep with me or already have. Promiscuity is my thing—the kind that slowly, violently turns my insides black, but gives me something I need.

All things considered, I’m not completely reckless. I’m safe, and contrary to popular opinion, I do have a heart. I live in a world of careless choices, and with those choices come careless people. I cannot judge them, because I am one of them. I too bow down to the altar of the self-serving. I am not a good friend. I am not and never could be anyone’s girlfriend. I’m convinced any goodness in me shriveled up and died long ago.

But I am a replacement. That is something I know how to be, and this is a story of the lengths I’d go to in order to keep it that way.

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Rachael Wade is the Amazon bestselling author of The Preservation Series, The Resistance Trilogy, and the upcoming sci-fi series, The Keepers Trilogy. When she’s not writing, she’s busy learning French, watching too many movies, and learning how to protect animals and the environment. Visit her at www.RachaelWade.com and www.LightsOnOutreach.com, or come chat with her on Twitter via @RachaelWade


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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Love on Death Row Book Tour


Title: Love On Death Row
Author: Melissa Love
Genre: Women's Fiction, Urban 


Synopsis: 

How Far Would You Go To Save Your Marriage? From the outside De’Nesha Cole had the picture perfect life with two beautiful children and a loving husband. But on the outside, Terence was far from perfect. He was violent, controlling and abusive. When her best friends find out what’s been going on behind closed doors, they encourage her to go to the authorities, but she refused. She was determined to make her marriage work no matter at what cost and death was no exception. 





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Excerpt: 

“These are for you! He said as he slowly brought his hands around to show me the dozen of red and yellow roses he had gotten for me. He kissed me on the back of my neck. “Well, do you like it?”

I couldn’t believe he was acting so casual after just punching me forty minutes ago. He must be suffering from personality dissociation.

“Of course,” I replied with a fake smile on my bruised face. “Thank you, baby.”

“Can you forgive me for the way I have been acting? I know that’s my child you’re carrying. Is it a boy or a girl?” He asked as he rubs my stomach and kissed me tenderly.

“I don’t know yet, it’s too early to tell, but when I go back next week I can ask the doctor and you can go with me if you want to?”

“Hell, yeah, this is my first child, so I got to be there. I called my parents, and they are so thrilled too.”

The only reason I hugged Terence and forgave him is because of our baby, and I know it sounds stupid, but this is our first child and I refuse to be just another single black woman raising a child alone.



Erotic Excerpt:

The male guards like that and sometimes they ask if they can join in or watch; most of the time, with Strawberry’s permission, we let them join in on our session for a price. I really didn’t want to do that, because I believed in our marriage vows and keeping it just between us. The three guards took me into the craft room and the other two took Strawberry on the other side of the room. They handled me really good! I was licked, sucked and manhandled in the right way. I came so many times that I didn’t know what to do, and I could hear Strawberry moaning just a few feet away.







Author Bio: 

Melissa Love began her love of writing since picking up her first urban fictional book. She wanted to turn her love of reading into writing. In 2001 and 2002 she went the self-publishing route and published 3 books. She knew that self-publishing wasn’t the rout she wanted to take anymore, so she continued on to write more manuscripts until she was able to get signed with a major publishing company. Writing has become a way for her to be creative in telling compelling stories and memorable characters of lies and deceits. She is also a member of the Motown Writer Network and she currently resides in Detroit, Michigan with her two daughters.



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Friday, July 18, 2014

The Blame Game...

So if women entice and tempt men to the point of helplessness by what they wear... Can we women take it as an invitation to castrate men every time we catch you peeing on the roadside with your junk out in public?

That was my FB status update sometime back. While women poured in comments with how that would 'clean' up our cities, men commented that only 1-2% of the population are responsible for the rapes and molestation and that I should not judge all men by the actions of a few, because "real men" do not act that way!

You know what, I don't judge all men by the actions of the minority group, but I judge all men by their own actions. How many of you have stood up against the few who actually do the deed? In your everyday schedule, you come across men pinching women, making lewd gestures and comments at women... How many of you have actually stopped and taken action? You think that since you are not the one to do the deed, you are blameless? I say that you are to be blamed equally - because you don't do anything to stop it means you are encouraging others to carry on their deeds, even in the most public areas!

In the 31 years on my life, besides my brothers and husband, I have come across just one good Samaritan who did take action. It was about 10 years ago, but I still remember that day. I was returning from college on a crowded bus. The gentleman standing just behind me had a fight with few of the people in the crowd because he left about an inch gap between me and him and the crowd wanted him to close the gap to make the space. I still remember him telling them off by saying "I will not put my weight on a young girl. You people may find it normal, but I respect her too much." I had turned and said a word of thanks and he had replied, "You shouldn't have to thank me. Everyone should have that much respect for women". That man in a red t-shirt (I never got his name) showed by example that it is easy to stand up, that it is easy to show respect and that it is not okay to stand by.

There have been other situations in my life where people has just stood by and watched. Like the time 3 guys asked me for my hourly 'rate' when I was passing by a mosque. There have been guys passing by commenting on my figure. There have been old men wearing saffron try to touch me in a not so crowded metro. And then there have been situations where I gave the guys my exact opinion of them and then being judged by middle aged people for using 'slangs' - people who were standing by and watching, did nothing to intervene - judged me for standing up to guys asking me for my vital stats! But never again have I met a second person like the one in red tshirt on the bus. In fact I have had more women come stand by me when such things happen. So what does it say about the percentage of 'REAL MEN'.

So this is my call out to the so called "real men" - Stop blaming a small percentage of your counterparts. You are to be equally blamed unless you stand up and do the right thing. If you have the guts, stand up and fight. If you have the balls, you will do the right thing. Till then you are all as much of a pig and a coward as a molester or a rapist.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Blog Tour : Exposed by Samantha Jacobey



Book 4 in A New Life Series

When seduction and danger are all you've ever known can you ever truly leave it behind?

When Tori walked away from a life of crime, she set forth on a path of redemption and discovery. She found a man to call her own, and a life she would give anything to keep. But love and life aren't always beautiful or kind...sometimes they are painful and traitorous.

For years, Tori's drug of choice was alcohol, but through hard work and self-determination she has learned to exist without it. Suddenly faced with her true identity, and the danger of having friends and family destroyed by the world she left behind, she finds herself once again lost in a dark world filled with sex. drugs and murder.

She thought that a life of normalcy is what she wanted most, but when she gets a small taste of the dangerous life she once lived, she is forced to face the facts...not all of the demons are found on the outside.

WARNING: GRAPHIC SCENES

This book is intended for readers 18+ and contains scenes that may cause distress to some readers: Abuse, Kidnapping, Rape and Substance Abuse are described in detail.



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Author bio:-
Anyone who knows me could tell you, I am a friendly kind of person, never met a stranger and take up conversations anywhere at any time. I work hard, and my mind never seems to shut down, as I wake up often in the middle of the night with ideas pouring out and demanding to be dealt with. Of course that means much of my books were written in the middle of the night.


I grew up and still live in the great state of Texas where everything is bigger, where we have warm weather and a central location. I love my state, my town, and my family, which includes my four sons, my significant other, and many friends as well.

I have thoroughly enjoyed writing the books that are currently available and hope you will enjoy reading them just as much. And of course, there will be many more stories to come.

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Trailers: Captive | Bound | Entwined



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I Blame Harry Potter

I have been an avid reader since I learned my alphabets. From Noddy to Naughtiest Girl in School to Famous Five to Hardy Boys & Nancy Drew to Agatha Christie... I progressed with time. My main interest lay in Mystery and Thrillers. Anything that had the mystery/thriller tag to it, I would gobble it up.

Then Harry Potter hit the market and as the craze overtook everyone around me, I failed to understand how even the grown ups could be charmed by Magic and Dragons? They were meant for kids - like fairy tales. Then while babysitting a kid, I ended up watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets back to back. Well, I was a goner - I thought, if I enjoyed the movie so much, no wonder everyone is taken by the series so much. So I borrowed the first four books and there was no looking back. Soon I owned the four books and was impatiently for The Order of the Phoenix to release.

In the meantime, what could I do but pick up other fantasy series to quench my thirst for magic and dragons! Yeah... Years later, with all the books out and all the movies released, I am still suffering from Harry Potter hangover. I have read dozens of other series, but none can be compared to it! From Mysteries being my favourite genre, suddenly I find myself picking a fantasy book before a mystery with so much hope...

Please guys, recommend me some more fantasy series for me to get my hands on!



Saturday, July 12, 2014

The Husband Maker by Karey White

The Husband Maker by Karey WhiteCharlotte’s a girl with nicknames. She may not love being called Charles or Chuck, but the hardest nickname to take is the one she was given in college, the one that’s followed her now for too many years. They call her “the husband maker” and sadly, it fits. Every guy she’s dated since high school has become his next girlfriend’s husband. Not hers. Not three girlfriends down the road. The next. Is she doing something wrong or is she just cursed? When Kyle Aldsworth enters the picture and sweeps her off her feet, Charlotte begins to hope that maybe she's not destined to be single forever. A senator’s son with political aspirations of his own, Kyle's wealthy, handsome, and in need of a wife. Will Charlotte be disappointed yet again, or will she finally be able to make a husband for herself?

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Excerpt
I’d always heard the view from Top of the Mark was exceptional. When San Francisco Life listed the top ten places to view the skyline at night, Top of the Mark was ranked number three, so when the invitation to Harrison’s wedding arrived, I finally had an excuse to take in the view for myself.
Stupid, stupid me. I should have taken a cab up the steep hills to 999 California Street, hopped on the elevator to the nineteenth floor, and looked out the windows. I could have come with or without makeup, and I could have worn jeans and a t-shirt. If I’d brought Mia or Aleena with me, we could have had a nice dinner or dessert. If I’d brought Angus, we could have had both. Since Top of the Mark was built at the crest of Nob Hill, I could have snapped a jaw-dropping photo or two with my iPhone and made the sparkling skyline my screen saver.
But no. I had to come see it on the night my old boyfriend was marrying a 49ers cheerleader named Nicki, who’d had more remodeling than an episode of Property Brothers. She looked like a Who’s Who of Hollywood parts—Scarlett’s nose, Angelina’s lips, and Kim’s cheekbones. Her bias-cut dress clung to her other (ahem) purchased body parts and made me feel very un-girly in comparison.
“Nicki, this is Charlotte.” Harrison looked me level in the eye, and for the first time all evening, I felt an inch of relief that things hadn’t worked out between us. Five-eleven is pretty average for a guy, and Harrison towered over Nicki, even in her stilettos. But the only way he’d ever have been able to look down at me the way he’d looked down at Nicki when they’d exchanged their vows was if he’d stood on a stool. I know it’s not important, and it makes me sound completely shallow, but I read a romance once where the leading man “gazed down at his true love with tender eyes.” Someday, I’d like a guy to gaze down at me with tender eyes. And I’d rather not have to be standing in a hole for that to happen.
“It’s fabulous to finally meet you.” Nicki’s voice was chirpy, and her lips didn’t move quite right. “I want to thank you for breaking his heart”—she puckered up and baby-talked—“so I could put it back together.” She pulled him down by his tuxedo lapel to kiss his cheek, then wiped the red smear away with her acrylic-nailed thumb.
Well, this was awkward. And I wasn’t the only one feeling it. Harrison’s eyes begged me not to set the record straight.
You see, Harrison had broken up with me. “I’m not ready for the whole settling down with one woman thing,” he’d said four short months ago. “You’re ready to get married, and I won’t be ready for that scene for years.”
Maybe he’d meant dog years.
“Congratulations, you two. You make a much better couple than we ever did,” I said, although it stung to admit it.
“Did Will come? I saw Angus a little while ago,” Harrison said. Will is my twin brother. No, his name is not Wilbur, although we’ve been asked if our parents had a thing for Charlotte’s Web more times than I can count. His name is William, and he’s the reason I ended up dating Harrison in the first place.
Our families lived on the same street in Fairfield, but I barely remembered Harrison, who was two years older than us. Nearly a year ago, Will and Harrison had been at the same concert, and Harrison had asked Will if his little sister was still available. Will wasn’t sure if he meant me or McKayla, but since McKayla was already married, he gave Harrison my number. On our first date, Harrison admitted he hadn’t been asking about me, but he was decent enough to say he was glad for the mix-up. And the rest is history.
A short and tragic history, but history nonetheless.
“Will and his wife are in D.C. right now interviewing.” I stepped on my tiptoes and scanned the room over the groom’s head. “I didn’t know Angus was here.”
“I talked to him earlier, but he might have left already,” Harrison said.
“Aaahhh!”
I nearly knocked over a waiter as I jumped away from Nicki’s scream. “Look, Kitten. It’s Baxter Kensington. I didn’t think he’d actually come.”
Kitten? Did she really call him that? Harrison’s red face confirmed that yes, she had. “He plays for the 49ers,” he explained, and I nodded.
“I’d better go and make room for the celebrities,” I said, and Harrison grinned. He’d always appreciated my sarcasm, and his cute grin jabbed at my not-quite-healed heart.
“Thanks for coming.” He pulled me into a hug while his bride arranged her dress to best flatter her cleavage and patted the sides of her platinum fauxhawk. “Are things good with us?” he said quietly in my ear.
I pulled away. “Oh sure.”
“I was worried—”
“Nothing to worry about. Go. Be happy.”
“Thanks, Charlotte.”
I turned away, my eyes stinging, and nearly barreled into one of the most stunning specimens of athleticism I’d ever seen. His pale yellow shirt and silvery gray suit contrasted beautifully with his dark skin. No wonder the bride was swooning about someone other than the groom. Poor Harrison looked like a little boy in comparison.
Ah, one of the hazards of marrying a cheerleader.
Through slightly blurred vision, I saw Harrison put his arm around Nicki. Not too long ago, I’d thought that would be me, though the venue and guest list would have been drastically different.


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Karey White

Karey White grew up in Utah, Idaho, Oregon, and Missouri. She attended Ricks College and Brigham Young University. Her first novel, Gifted, was a Whitney Award Finalist. She loves to travel, read, bake treats, and spend time with family and friends. She and her husband are the parents of four great children. She teaches summer creative writing courses to young people and is currently working on her next book.  



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Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Interview with Falguni Kothari, Author of Bootie and the Beast

Fairytales don't end with True Love's Kiss, they begin with one...
Diya Mathur (aka Beauty), celebrated supermodel and Party Princess of India, is adored by everyone. She works hard, plays hard, and has the biggest shoe fetish on the planet. But after she purchases one baby bootie, Diya's reputation is in ruins. There's only one place to escape the rumours - Texas, under the protection of her lifelong friend, and secret love, Krish Menon (aka the Beast).
Financial whizz-kid, CFO and entrepreneur, Krish is a brooding workaholic with a charisma that still brings Beauty Mathur to her knees. He has no idea, of course! They've shared a bond since childhood - a special friendship that thrives on sparring, teasing and goading - but with Diya back in his life and under his roof, Krish's latent desire for her explodes. And when he finally admits to the secret that has never allowed him to commit to any woman - especially Diya - everything changes. Krish might finally realise how much he wants his Beauty. But he won't get her until Diya has tamed her Beast.

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Tell us a bit about the person that Falguni Kothari is when she is not writing.
When I’m not writing, I read…a whole hell of a lot. I dance. I take Latin dance lessons 2 to 3 times a week and have become competent enough to take part in amateur dance-sport events and win :) Other than that, I’m pretty much a homebody, taking care of kids, hubby, house and dog.

How did your journey as a writer begin?
It so happened that around five years ago, on the insistence of my mother to occupy my mind with things other than ladies luncheons and kids squabbles, I decided to take some online classes to further my education which until then had been lamentably incomplete. I took a course on “Romance Writing Secrets” because it sounded like a fun thing to do and I hoped it would ease me into taking more serious classes at some point in the future. Well, the class did result in my getting serious, though not about studying further. I loved that class and love what it brought me…the absolute joy of story telling. 

What are your writing quirks?
One thing that I do when I’m at the planning stages of a book and which I find a bit scary is that I daydream about my scenes. I can literally transport myself to whatever place or setting I’m thinking of, both deliberately and inadvertently. Imagine—and believe me this is a true story—I’m driving down the road and its snowing and suddenly I find myself making sand castles on a beach in Bermuda. The daydream got so vivid once, that I almost ran a red light. These days, I try not to step out of the house when I’m like that.

What was the first piece you ever wrote for yourself? Was it prose or poetry?
Do you mean when I “officially” started writing or when I wrote stuff in school? Let’s hope you mean when I started writing…as in serious author stuff. It was an assignment I did for the “Romance Writing Secrets” class. I think it was an exercise on description. I had to sit in a dark room with a lit candle and describe the flame: how it moved, smelled, looked. What it made me feel…stuff like that.

Do any of your characters have a bit of you in them?
Most of them have bits and pieces of me in them. :) They come from my head, ya? How can they not have me in them?

Who are your favourite authors?
Let me list them age-wise: Shakespeare, Jane Austen, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Tolkien, George R R Martin, Nora Roberts/J D Robb, Chitra Divakaruni, Indu Sundaresan, Diana Gabaldon, John Green…and many more.

How have your favourite authors influenced your writing?
By showing me the magic words can create.

What is your dream cast for Bootie and the Beast? 
Deepika Padukone for Diya and Sendhil Ramamurthy for Krish.
 


What’s next?
I’ve finished the first book in an urban fantasy series that I hope I’ll have news on soon. I’m very excited about this series as it encapsulates some of my favorite legends from Indian Mythology and presents them in a very funky, Marvel Comics sort of way.
As for my current project, I’m 5 chapters down in a story about three friends. I’m not sure how it might be classified as it reads like women’s fiction but I want it to be a romance. We’ll just have to see at the end.

Any message for my readers?
As I mentioned before, words are magic. So keep reading, dear readers, and keep spreading the magic.

Falguni Kothari is a non-traditional homemaker who accidently tripped on a misplaced soccer ball and fell down the writer’s rabbit hole. Having no more experience with the whole writing/publishing shebang than being a voracious reader and movie buff, it more than surprised her that she could, in fact, write a full-length novel. 
Now, several manuscripts down, when she is not trying to find a way out of her many domestic duties or cajoling her Latin dance coach to compose a rumba on Bollywood music, she is found embroiled in some or other scandal—sorry, creating stories—on her ever-faithful laptop.
She’s authored Bootie and the Beast, It’s Your Move, Wordfreak! and Scrabbulous Impressions, a short story. She rumbas across a whole smorgasbord of Social Media daily and loves to connect with most living things.

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