Monday, 29 August 2011

Contest time

So, with Protective Mate being released on Saturday, I thought I would run a contest to give away two copies. Just post below and let me know the most enjoyable book you have read in the last week. (if not week then month, year, lifespan. You get the drift :) )
If you win, and you're one of the eager people who wanted silver's bonus points, and have preordered your copy already I will give you a choice of a copy of Forbidden Mate or any other new realease I have coming up.

Good luck to all

Saturday, 27 August 2011

Finished & Submitted

I finished and submitted 'My Christmas Present' today as a part of Silver's 25 Days of Christmas.
Now I just have to wait and see if they accept it.
I loved writing these guys. I wrote nearly the entire story in the last two days. :)
It came in at 9200 words. I have posted a blurb below if your interested.

Blurb:
Lucas Winters has been in love with his dad’s best friend for the last nine years. Arriving home after finishing university in Perth all he wants it to find out if his feelings are returned by the sexy cowboy. 
Mitchell Morgan has fought his feelings for his best friend’s son for years. Now when the two families come together for Christmas and Mitchell receives his Christmas present early, will he continue to fight? Or will he give in to the love that’s obviously between them?

Thursday, 25 August 2011

Website Issues

Okay, okay, I know the updates on the website have been really slack, but when the hubby first created it he used a free program, that drove him up the wall as he had to do basically everything individually. Before he updated it again he wanted to buy a web design program. So we've finally had the money to buy the program and he's done the updates. Now, however, he can't upload it...Ggggrrrr. It's been nearly a week and he thought if he just deleted everything that was there and then upload the entire site again that would work... but alas, no... So if you visit the sight and get a 'page not found' notice, please don't stress. We are working on it and hopefully we should have it working soon... Thanks for your patients and understanding.

Toni

Monday, 22 August 2011

Forbidden Mate Cover

For all of you who don't have Face book here is the stunning cover for my fourth and final book in the Holland Brothers series.
I LOVE Jake's tattoo

Friday, 19 August 2011

A little something

Hi all,
I thought I would post a little something from what I'm working on at the moment. Hopefully If I can get it finished and submitted on time It might be apart of the Silver Christmas releases... Fingers crossed
Please remember this is rough and un-edited and is subject to change. Hope you enjoy

Lucas knew just where to find his father. It was a Friday night so that meant Ben Winters would be down at the local pub with his best friend, just as he had been for so many years Lucas had lost count. It was a tradition that had started when he was younger, Lucas thought it was maybe because his dad was lonely, but he couldn’t be sure. Ted’s Place was nothing special, but they did serve the best steak in town. 
Lucas was looking forward to seeing his father again, but more than that he was looking forward to seeing his dad’s best friend, Mitchell Morgan. His dad and Mitch had grown up together, living on neighbouring stations. His father, Ben, hadn’t wanted to work on a station and so his grandparents had sold it when they wanted to retire. Ben had become a police officer and loved his job.
 Mitchell had been a constant in his father’s life since grade school. He was there the day Lucas was born, his mum and dad only being seventeen. Lucas was the result of one too many drinks and a lack of protection that didn’t seem all that important at the time. Boy, were they wrong.
Lucas was lucky though, he could have been given up for adoption or even aborted but his parents had wanted to keep him, Instead he grew up knowing he was loved. Three years after Lucas was born Mitchell was the best man at his dad’s wedding and not even eighteen months later Mitchell helped his dad keep it together after his mum had passed away from breast cancer.
Mitchell had also been there for all the important parts of Lucas’s life. The most difficult being when he came out to his father at age sixteen. Lucas had had a crush on Mitchell since he was fourteen and started to suspect he might be gay. He didn’t know what it was about the older man but there was something that just flat out did it for him.
Mitchell had black wavy hair that always looked like he had just gotten out of bed, when he wasn’t wearing his akubra. He had a strong chiselled jaw that seemed to Lucas like it had a permanent five o’clock shadow, and the most amazing silver grey eyes Lucas had ever seen.
The man looked drop dead gorgeous in a pair of wranglers with his boots and cowboy hat. With his thick muscular legs and arms, that Lucas just wanted to be wrapped in. Lucas had been jacking off to fantasies about Mitchell for the last nine years of his life. He had, however, never gotten up the courage to do anything about his fantasies. He saw the way Mitchell would look at him occasionally when he didn’t think anyone would notice. Lucas didn’t think Mitchell would ever act on whatever feelings he might have towards him though because of his father.
Lucas had thought about this constantly, and had decided that he needed to know once and for all if the love he had for Mitchell was at all reciprocated.

Thursday, 11 August 2011

Now available for Pre-Order


Protective Mate, book 3 in my Holland Brothers series in now available for pre-order. You can Purchase HERE

Blurb:
Within the space of two years Zack lost nearly everyone that had ever meant anything to him. After his parents are killed in a car accident and his best friend succumbs to cancer, Zack is left alone in the world with only his eighteen month old daughter.

The ultra religious and homophobic grandparents, however, will do anything they can to try and take his daughter away from him. To stop this Zack packs up and moves to a small town in northern Victoria.

Simon has known he was gay since he was fifteen. With this fact firmly entrenched in his mind he had resigned himself to never being a father. Walking into his house one afternoon he is shocked to find not only his mate, but a two year old calling his mate Daddy.

Is Simon ready to be a father? Can Zack open his heart after so much hurt and risk loving someone else?


Excerpt:
"Do you have to do that here?" Simon didn't know exactly who he was talking to. All he wanted to do was relax after a long day at work, and he came home to find both his brothers and their mates making out in the living room. The television blared in the background, long since forgotten. Simon didn't begrudge his brothers their mates, it just seemed every time he turned around they were attempting to get into each other's pants. They could barely be in the same room together without constantly touching and, quite frankly, Simon was a little jealous.
Simon wanted to find someone who lit up the room when they walked in, someone whose touch caused his body to ache in such a good way, someone who looked at him as if he was their whole world, someone he could lose himself in and forget the world around him.
The growl coming from his brother, Alex, was actually quite impressive since he continued to kiss his mate, Jason, the entire time. Jason finally broke the kiss and giggled. He leaned his head back on the couch and looked up at Simon standing in the doorway. "Sorry."
Alex growled again. "Don't apologise, sweetheart. If he doesn't like it, he can always leave." Alex then started trailing kisses down Jason's neck.
Jason swatted Alex on the arm "Be nice."
"Don't worry about it, Jase. I think I might go for a run. Give you all time to finish whatever you're doing here. Be back in about an hour." Simon turned and walked down the passage to his room. Running had always been one of his favourite things to do, whether in wolf or human form. Simon could always manage to lose himself and forget everything going on in his life with the rhythm of his feet hitting the ground.
In his room, Simon undressed and found his running clothes. Once dressed in shorts and a tank top, Simon slipped on his Nike running shoes and found his armband for his iPod before finding the device itself. Searching through his bedside draws Simon then found his headphones. Connecting everything up and strapping the player in, Simon did some quick stretches then headed out of the house.
Simon jogged down the drive and turned left along the footpath. His body soon loosened up and he settled into a rhythm, heart beating steady, feet pounding the pavement in time with the heavy base beat of the music. Simon cleared his mind and let all his thoughts and worries flow right out of him. All that mattered was putting one foot in front of the other, everything else could wait.
The sweat was soon dripping down his back and his leg muscles started to ache but Simon was just getting started. He turned down the main street of town, most of the shops already locked up this late in the afternoon on a Thursday. The footpaths were clear except for the occasional teenager on a bike. He passed the park where parents played with young children, gradually fading into older kids on skateboards and rollerblades as he neared the skate park.
Simon had resigned himself to never having kids. He’d suspected as young as fifteen he was gay. Kissing his best friend Mark after school when he was sixteen confirmed his suspicions. They’d fooled around together and he discovered what it was like to have sex with another boy.
He’d never been interested in girls. Simon knew who he was attracted to and didn't need to try anything with a girl to confirm his orientation. After all, why should he 'make sure' he didn't like girls, if straight guys didn't have to 'make sure' with another man? The whole thing seemed like double standards to him.
Simon soon found himself at his turning point and he crossed to the other side of the street and headed back the way he’d come. A half hour later Simon's hair was wet with sweat as it dripped from his face and ran in rivulets down his back, his tank top plastered to his skin, and his leg muscles burning. Simon finally turned onto his street and noticed a Toyota Camry parked out front of his house. He didn't recognise the car and it had out of state plates. Must be the new pack member Alex had told him about.
Simon stopped on the front lawn and took ten minutes to do cool-down stretches. If he didn't, his body would rebel against him. His muscles would cramp and he would barely be able to walk.
Once Simon finished his stretches, he turned his iPod off and pulled his shirt off over his head. Simon hated the feeling of his sweat soaked clothes clinging to his body when he finished exercising. Making his way to the house, Simon pushed open the front door and stopped at the sight before him.
A little girl with bright red curls and the greenest eyes he'd ever seen stood in the passageway clutching a little wolf plush toy to her chest. Simon didn't want to frighten the small child so he quietly closed the door then crouched down with his back against the front door. "Hello there, pretty girl. What's your name?"
Simon watched as the girl's eyes roamed over him. "Hayley," came the soft sweet reply.

Saturday, 6 August 2011

Thank you all

Hi all,

Just thought I would sign in to say thank you for all the birthday wishes. My day started rather ordinary but finished nicely.
On a writing note, I took a week off from writing after I finished HB 4 then I decided it was a good idea to get sick, so not much happening there but I hope to get some done this week.
My FIL arrived last week for his yearly four week visit. He's celebrating his 70th birthday tomorrow and as a surprise both my Brother-in-law's and their wives arrived last night to celebrate with us. Dad was surprised as hell and I now have 8 people in my house for nearly a week.
Wish me well... I will let you know if I survive...lol....