Snatching Dianna by Seelie Kay #RS #blogtour by @reviewbycrystal

Snatching Dianna
Feisty Lawyers Book 1
By Seelie Kay
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About Snatching Dianna:

The hours are counting down as investigators try to prove that Dianna Murphy has been snatched. Unfortunately, without witnesses and solid evidence, all the police really know is that she is missing.

When suburban Milwaukee law student Dianna Murphy fails to connect with her roommate, there is no real evidence that she has been snatched. Until Law Professor Janet MacLachlan, a former covert agent, discovers a single clue, one that points to a taking by a slave trafficking cartel. In a race against time, Janet recruits her husband, secret agent Cade Matthews, small-town Police Chief David Manders and his wife, criminal defense attorney Julianna Constant, and other law students to uncover the truth. Can they prove she has been taken, before Dianna disappears without a trace?

Romantic Suspense (Three Flames)

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Excerpt:

 After what seemed like hours in the sweltering van, it lurched to a stop.

Dianna heard a man bark orders. A door to the van opened and someone pulled the rope from her feet, then removed her hood. She took a deep breath.  A man grabbed her by the arm, forced to her feet, and pulled from the van. Dianna stumbled when she hit the ground. The stones were hot and her feet were covered by athletic socks, no shoes. Show no weakness.

Dianna immediately surveyed her surroundings. It was still night, but she was in a well-lit courtyard. A large stone mansion stood in front of her. She looked to her right, then her left. The courtyard was enclosed by a large stone fence, at least eight feet high. A fortress. Fortunately, Dianna was a rock-climber. She could rappel over the fence with the right equipment. All she would need was something to serve as a pick, maybe a rope. A knife, a screwdriver, even a fork. Keep your eyes and ears open. Be ready.

A large black man, dressed in a white suit and a maroon turban, walked out of the front door and down the stairs. He stopped and flashed a malevolent smile. He flung his arms wide and in a cultured baritone boomed, “Welcome to paradise, ladies. I hope you enjoy your stay.”

Some of the guards laughed.

“Crikey,” Tillie muttered. “Sounds like a blasted genie.”

Dianna glanced sideways and for the first time, got a look at her new friend. She was tall and thin, her body well defined. She looked strong and aware, almost fierce. Her eyes seemed to be studying the place, taking everything in. She showed no fear. Instead, she seemed interested. Something was off. Tillie did not act like a victim as the others did. She was not cowed. Was she a cop? Or like Dianna, someone who would not permit themselves to be broken?

There was only one thing of which Dianna was certain. She had found a friend. A useful one.

author Seelie KayAbout Seelie Kay:

Seelie Kay is a nom de plume for a writer, editor, and author with more than 30 years of experience in law, journalism, marketing, and public relations. When she writes about love and lust in the legal world, something kinky is bound to happen!  In possession of a wicked pen and an overly inquisitive mind, Ms. Kay is the author of multiple works of fiction, including the Kinky Briefs series, The Garage Dweller, A Touchdown to Remember, and The President’s Wife.

When not spinning her kinky tales, Ms. Kay ghostwrites nonfiction for lawyers and other professionals. She resides in a bucolic exurb outside Milwaukee, Wisconsin, where she shares a home with her son and enjoys opera, gourmet cooking, organic gardening, and an occasional bottle of red wine.

Ms. Kay is an MS warrior and ruthlessly battles the disease on a daily basis. Her message to those diagnosed with MS:  Never give up. You define MS, it does not define you!

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Amazon author page: https://www.amazon.com/Seelie-Kay/e/B074RDRWNZ/

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Interview with Frank Braden from Wolf Around The Corner #blogtour #giveaway

Wolf Around The Corner
By Aidee Ladnier
 

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About Wolf Around the Corner:

Frank’s family taught him that his wolf was dangerous, unwanted. Now his best friend’s brother wants him in bed and on stage. But giving into his wolf’s need for love could risk the quiet life Frank has created for himself—and his heart.

Settled in the small town of Waycroft Falls, Frank is content to be a lone wolf among the white picket fences and dollar book bins until he finds himself sniffing his best friend’s brother. Tom smells like hot apple pie and his Broadway smile has Frank lolling his tongue. But when the visiting actor learns Frank’s secret and plies him with hot kisses to get him to star in his play, Frank can’t help but wonder if Tom is only acting.

Tom ran away from family obligations to be a Broadway star. If he could make it there, he could make it anywhere…but he didn’t. Trudging home to Waycroft Falls to open his sister’s new performance space brings him face to face with a werewolf—a werewolf that would be perfect for Tom’s shoestring production of Beauty and the Beast. Staying in Tiny Town USA would be worth it if he can somehow convince the sexy wolf to expose his furry condition on stage and howl privately in Tom’s bed.

Wolf Around The Corner, a paranormal semi-finalist in Passionate Ink’s 2017 Sexy Scribbles Contest, is a full-length fairytale romance with a side of wolf shifter. If you like your romance with gorgeous men, humor, and small town magic, you’ll love Wolf Around the Corner! Buy your copy now and settle in to watch the drama unfold!

Genre: M/M Paranormal Shifter Contemporary

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Interview with wolf shifter Frank Braden:

LM: Thanks for sitting down with me today. Tell us a little about yourself.

Um, well. There’s not that much to tell. I grew up in the small town of Hendersonville and then after high school I moved to Waycroft Falls. I’m the assistant manager at a local bookstore, The Little Dorrit Bookshop. Our store came in third last year at the Founders Day Bed Races. My life is pretty quiet. Or at least it was until my friend Annie—she owns the bookshop—invited her brother home for the summer to open the new performance space in the upstairs floor of the bookshop.

LM: I understand you have some kind of special power. Can you tell us about it?

Not really a power. I can turn into a wolf. Which isn’t necessarily special, just rare. It’s not something I talk about. People don’t always treat me the same once they know that about me. Like, um, my family. That’s why I don’t live in the town where I grew up. Nobody really knows about my, um, special power, here in Waycroft Falls.

LM: When did you discover you were able to shift?

I first manifested my Galen’s Syndrome at sixteen. It was after school, on the track. My team was doing drills in preparation for our next meet. One minute I was racing down the track with a teammate on my heels and the next I hit the ground because my legs didn’t work right. Or rather, they worked fine, but wolves don’t normally wear clothes and my legs were all tangled in my shorts. Luckily my coach knew what was happening because I sure didn’t!

LM:  Did you have special education or training to hone your power?

Well, my mom died when I was little. I’m not in contact with anyone from her family. I think they live in Canada? My dad’s family doesn’t have any manifestors, just carriers. I’m the lone wolf. My dad took me to a Galen’s meet up when I was in first grade, but it was across the country and other than that I’ve never met anyone else like me. So, no, I guess you could call me self-educated?

LM:  Do you consider your ability a gift or a curse? Why?

Technically, Galen’s Syndrome is a genetic curse. That means one of my ancestors was cursed with lycanthropy and turned into a wolf temporarily. The curse wrapped around his DNA and because lycanthropy is a curse that’s never been broken, it’s traveled down the genetic line. In other words, the curse gene passed to his children and to their children’s children like a mutation. Luckily it’s recessive, so unless your mother and your father both have the cursed gene (like I do), you don’t manifest the curse. It’s recognized by the medical community as similar to a rare genetic disorder.

LM: How does having this disorder complicate your life?

Well, when I was in high school my classmates toilet papered my house and hung a papier-mâché wolf from one of our trees. It wasn’t easy for my family after everyone found out in my hometown. That’s why I’m hesitant to tell that many people here in Waycroft Falls. What if they’re afraid of me or think I pose a danger or something? I’d have to move again and…well, I like it here.

LM: I heard you wrote the play that’s being performed at the bookshop. Will you tell us about it.

Yeah. It’s a version of Beauty and the Beast merged with the story of The Loathly Lady. Beauty and the Beast is basically a woman that’s held captive by a beast who asks her to marry him every night at dinner. The Loathly Lady, on the other hand, is from the Arthurian Legends and pivots around a choice. In it a knight marries a hideous woman who offers him a choice of either a beautiful woman during the day with a hideous bedmate at night or a beautiful woman in bed with a hideous wife during the day. Similarly, in this play Beauty has to make a choice between a Beast who woos her in her day-to-day life or a prince who is only present in her dreams.

LM: That sounds really good. And you’re playing the lead part, too?

That’s what Tom, Annie’s brother who’s directing the play, wants. I can shift halfway and he’s sure that having a shifter in a play would be something new and different. But I’m not an actor. We’ve gotten pretty close and he’s assured me that he can teach me to act. I want to help Tom and Annie, and Tom…well, Tom’s gorgeous and just my type. But it would mean revealing that I’m a shifter to the entire town. I’m just not sure I’m ready to do that.

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About the Author: 

Aidee Ladnier, an award-winning author of speculative fiction, believes that adventure is around every corner. In pursuit of new experiences she’s worked as a magician’s assistant, been a beauty pageant contestant, ridden in hot air balloons, produced independent movies, hiked up a volcano, and is a proud citizen scientist.

A lover of genre fiction, Aidee’s perfect romance has a little science fiction, fantasy, mystery, or the paranormal thrown in to add a zing.

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