Wet and Wild Blog Hop! Contest!

A huge THANK YOU to the incredible Skye Warren for running these awesome hops. I'm a big fan of her work and really appreciate the effort she puts into running an erotic-themed hop (because, seriously, EROTIC BOOKS ROCK!)

To celebrate the WET AND WILD blog hop, I thought I'd share a never-before seen excerpt from DIRTY DISTRACTIONS, book 1 in the Afternoon Delight series, out June 18th from Samhain Publishing. Sara and Brad know all about getting wet...and wild. ;)

Here's the blurb:

She wants a fling, and he wants forever…

Afternoon Delight
, Book 1

Zoologist Sara Carmichael’s active social life is the envy of all her friends, but she has a secret. She’s bored senseless. If she has to go to one more bird sanctuary fundraiser with some guy who thinks his little sports car makes him “hip”, she'll scream.

Enter Brad O’Halloran, her best friend Kim’s much younger brother. A guy who’s picking up the pieces after a quickie marriage and even quicker divorce. A guy so hot he makes her body scream with frustration.

Until Sara’s apartment is renovated, they’re all living at Kim’s place. Despite her determination not to salivate at glimpses of Brad’s finer-than-fine body in nothing but a low-slung towel, flirtation escalates to the brink of something more.

Now one of them has to back down…or ante up for some good, dirty fun with the unspoken understanding that when the time comes, they’ll make a clean break. Neither anticipated they’d make the most complicated connection of all—love.

Product Warnings
This book contains a hero who knows how to make engines— and women—purr, seduction while on cold meds, and a heroine who might be a little older but still enjoys learning a few naughty new tricks.

And you can PREORDER it now, at a discount!


Before he’d had his fill, she shoved Brad back and straddled him, sinking down on his ready cock in a fluid move that stole his breath. Though he watched her envelop his straining shaft and felt every twitch of her aftershocks, he couldn’t fucking believe what he was seeing. What he was feeling.

Sara. Around him. Bare.

As much as he wanted to revel in the feeling of her taking him deep, he couldn’t stay silent. She mattered too much to him, and if she’d had a momentary lapse she would regret later—

"I know," she whispered, stilling his lips when he would’ve spoken. "We’re covered." She replaced her finger with her warm, tender mouth. "Now fuck me like you mean it, O’Halloran."

He wouldn’t make her ask twice.

He pressed her thighs wide apart, his gaze riveted on the show between her legs. Her swollen lower lips spread at his surge into the sweet spot that took him so readily. Her gently curved belly undulated at his strokes. The bubbles obscured way more of the action than he liked, but he drew her up over him, powering into her again and again.

Taking, and giving, and taking more.

Now it's time to talk prizes! (And check out the AMAZING Grand Prize - it includes an ARC of Dirty Distractions!)

What can you win from my blog? ONE US WINNER will win a swag pack and a signed book! (Your choice of No Flowers Required, Insatiable, Unwrapped, Love Letters - featuring Heart Signs or Virgin Territory.) ONE INTERNATIONAL WINNER will win their choice of my ebooks.

Just answer this question to be entered: How wild do YOU intend to get this summer? (I'd ask how wet, but this isn't that sort of blog...or maybe it is! *giggle*)

Also - PLEASE leave your email address so we can contact the winners! :)

AND - optional: Sign up for my newsletter, with lots of info about releases and contests. The first issue is coming out soon and the signup is on the sidebar here along with on


Cassie Hoffman said...

First off I can't wait for the book to come out, going on my TBR list! Second, what a great prize to win from you, my fingers are crossed....Now how wild will I get this summer...hmmm I have 2 kids and married, so not that wild I'm guessing. The only wildness will be in my bed with the hubs ;) So I will be mild wild, lol.

Kassandra said...

The most wild I get is the occasional instance of skinny dipping >.>


adamsgirl4602 said...

well being a single mom of a 4 year old, my wild isn't very exciting. but every now n then me and my friends from high school meet up and party like we did in high school, ok, not so much party, as we just get really shit faced without our kids. ;)
thanks for taking part in the hop, and for the contest/giveaway :)

susanmp said...

So looking forward to your newest release!! I am a stay at home mom of a 3 and 7 year old, my wild summer will be leaving the kids at home with husband and traveling to Authors After Dark in August and meeting all the wonderful authors that I read and new authors that I will soon be reading!

susanmplatt AT Hotmail DOT com

Kerry Pacious said...

My only wild this summer will be packing the car with all 4 kids and heading up to our cabin in the mountains (although 4 kids in a small SUV for a 4 hour ride can be considered pretty wild)The wild will occur when I get back home to Hubby!
Thanks for being a stop on the hop

Anonymous said...

I probably won't get wild again this summer. My extent of being wild would be to getting another tattoo.

heather said...

I'm a single mom so about as wild as I get is reading my erotic novels lol. Thanks for the giveaway!

Michelle Willms said...

I will probably only get a wee bit wild...I will have my two young children with me every moment this summer, so I'll have to sneak in any wild moments.

Ellen Thompson said...

Being a single mother with 3 kids, I don't really do wild. I will have to keep the wild in my reading material. Thanks for the great giveaway!

thompsonem3 at aol dot com

Kelsey Summer said...

I wish I could get wild this summer, but with three kids in the house - all with different sleep schedules it probably won't happen. It's fun to think about though.


laurie said...

cant do too much until i find a job

krg said...

I don't get wild enough to write about but my husband and I can sure have some fun together. ;)
Thanks for the great giveaway.

Penumbra said...

How wild do I intend to get? Hmmm, I don't know. I'll have to wait and see when the opportunity presents itself, lol.


jessiel said...

I plan on getting very wild. Time to step out of the box. Loved reading the excerpt & if I don't win this giveaway, I am downloading it for sure. Thank you!

JessieL62 at comcast dot net

john hutchens said...

I will get wild looking forward to summer vacation

sarah said...

I am planning to go down and visit my boyfriend this summer, that's how i'm getting wet :P

Em said...

I am on a quest to lose weight for my cruise in September, so planning to buy a bathing suit. I plan to get pretty wild, sip a drink and oogle over the cabana boys.

Sue G. said...

Well considering that in the summer the kids tend to be around more, not sure how hot but we will cross that bridge when we get to it! ;)

This looks great! Thanks!
suegaluska (at) yahoo (dot) com

Tessa said...

I hope this summer will be very wild:D
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Wendy Hoffman said...

My wild days are over, but I am sure I will find lots of wild books keeping my kindle happy :-) Thanks for the chance to enter!

Tracy Graczykowski said...

I'd like to get really wild. In reality probably only as wild as I can in front of 2 teenagers.

hotcha12 said...

buck wild in Alaska next month! lol

Nay Nay said...

Wild in Vegas baby! (I wish) I'll probably only go skinny dipping in the pool. I'm already a newsletter subscriber. (Renee Bennett) Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win. <^_^>
reneebennett35 (at) yahoo (dot) com

Brandi Stetson said...

As wild as I can get!!

Nicole Lapierre said...

Not as wild as I'd like... so I'll live vicariously through some great books!

nicolerjlapierre [at] gmail [dot] com

Liz @ Fictional Candy said...

Holy man on a stick, that book sounds so good! I can't wait to read it!

And as for how wild I plan on getting... does buying a kiddie pool and sitting in the backyard with a margarita strike you as wild? meh, me neither, but that's probably the extent of it! LOL!!!

Book Attict said...

Wildest thing I'm planning on doing this Summer is reading at the beach!

Thanks for the amazing giveaway!
elizabeth @ bookattict . com

lisagkendall said...

I don't get that wild, but I can dream wild. thanks for the hop. lisagk(at)yahoo

Diana Leigh said...

Not very wild, I'm afraid. I live vicariously through the characters in books I read!

Karla Doyle said...

How wild am I planning to get this summer? Hmm...does writing a whole lot of wild sexiness count? ;)

Whether I win or don't, I'm really looking forward to reading Dirty Distractions! :)


Jeanette Platt said...

Well... June 3rd is my 10 year wedding anniversary and hubby and i are going away for two days without the kids so I can tell you that it is gonna get pretty wild and pretty wet lol. I am also turning 30 this summer so plan on having a Wild Birthday also might even end up at AAD in Savannah :)

Rachel dosSantos said...

A wild trip to the Boston Museum of Science...doesn't really sound wild but when you have kids that's about as wild as it gets. Along with making sure no one drowns at the beach which can also be considered getting wet right?

dragon5174 (at)

Pam said...

Unfortunately I'm not planning on getting too wild this summer. I think I have passed my wild days.


Jamie Canosa said...

I have LOTS of friends getting married this summer... which means lots of bachelorette parties... which means... ;)

Megs said...

The wildest I am gonna get is to go to RAGT convention and Romanticon. But they could be pretty wild!

Thanks for the giveaway!

Beckey said...

Mild, here I have kiddos ....

But behind closed doors or when the kiddos aren't around who knows....

The book is on my TBR, thanks for sharing the Blurb :)


Lona said...

I dont plan on getting to wild, but I'm open to some trouble. Thx for the hop stop.

blinkysthebest at aol dot com

Natasha said...

The most wild I will get is reading some erotic books this summer!
Thanks for the chance to win!
natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

Sassy Chassy said...

I plan on getting very wild behind closed doors with my husband only! LOL Sassychassy333 at gmail dot com

bn100 said...

Not that wild

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Mer said...

No plans to get wild...but I find it usually just happens to me.

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Linda said...

No plans, other than sun and reading *nods* I need some quality relax time =D
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Juli said...

As a mom of 2...I'm going to go wild and not do laundry for a week! I can't wait!

Blog Hop Stop #8!

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BookLady said...

Don't have any really wild plans for the summer - just going to the beach!
Thanks for the great giveaway.

celina k said...

Not as wild as I would like! ;)

dreammie_angel at yahoo dot com

books4me said...

Even after 18+ years of marriage, I'm ready to get down, dirty and wild this summer with hubby when the teen is away for three weeks at summer camp. Let's see how creative I can be with my older man! :)

books4me67 at ymail dot com

scott wilcox said...

Unfortunately at my age I don't get wild much any longer. I think the most wild I will get is reading an erotica book. Now that I am typing this, I realize how sad I sound and may have to do something to change this!

Thanks for the great giveaway.
Best wishes,

hhkaufman78 said...

Now that I have kids, I only get wild in my mind, while reading.

ncprincess96 at yahoo dot com

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we are going cmaping on the weekend and then go to blue grass festivals

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AimeeKay said...

I plan on finishing my physical therapy and hopefully being able to really enjoy this summer without being in pain!
thanks for the giveaway!


Tiffany Horton said...

The wildest I'll be getting is my books... but maybe a summer fling who knows.

Kamla L. said...

I usually don't plan my wild, it just happens spontaneously like combustion;)

Thanks for being part of this great Hop!

VampedChik said...

Probably pretty wild. One of my friends and me were talking bout taking a road trip and when we get together its a riot. :)

jessica said...

I intend to go on 3 trips (2 weekend type things and one week trip) and just live it up. Have some fun, maybe meet a guy. . . or two or three. ;) Thanks for being a part of the hop. I hope that you have a great Memorial day weekend!
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Katie Amanda said...

I'm not sure, as I just bought a house that needs A LOT of work. No time for the fun stuff :(

Gabby said...

I've never really had much of a chance to get really down and wild, sadly I don't have any real plans to get wild or crazy this year.

Then again you never know what lady fate has in store for you so maybe I'll get lucky this summer! ;)

Sherry said...

I'm going to have to work a lot this summer so I will probably be to tired to get very wild.

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Jamie M said...

Not to wild here for me just lots of reading and cleaning.

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MistyRios said...

Hmmm not that easy to get wild when ur a mom of 4....but I plan to try my best!

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Kristin said...

Not too wild, although I do plan to Vegas. So you never know ;)
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HMitch76 said...

I don't plan to get too wild is summer. I'm a 37 year old mom of 3. The wildest I get is meeting my best friend for margaritas without the hubby or kids. Lame, I know. :)

Danielle Hoover said...

As a mom, my wild days are over! Thanks for the hop! mikiajanaiATyahooDOTcom

K. April Holgate said...

How wild do I plan to get? Hmmm...I believe one word sums things up, skinnydipping!!


Andra Lyn said...

lol I'm gunna get CRAZY wild :P

Thanks for sharing the giveaway! Such awesome prizes! a wonderful start to the summer!

andralynn7 AT gmail DOT com

Shadow said...

Wild! Or maybe not. lol Im more of a live threw the characters i read! hehe Thank you for the awesome hop and giveaway! Its tons of fun!

Heidi Schuster said...

It's gonna be another not so wild summer as I have to work-no vacations scheduled.
The book sounds great-can't wait to win!

Mel Bourn said...

I wish it was going to be wild! I will be a taxi to my boys for the summer.
bournmelissa at hotmail dot com

Jennifer Olivera said...

The wildest I will get this summer is having an occasional girls night; going out dancing, drinking fruity cocktails, and flirting with cute guys.:)

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Cari Quinn said...

So sorry I'm late in posting the winners, but Cassie and Rachel, check your email! Thanks so much to all and watch this space for more contests coming soon! :)

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