Romance novels are about love

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Romance novels are about love… with a capital L.  They’re about finding that elusive special someone who gets your quirks and insecurities, and accepts you as you are. Throw in a fabulous storyline with plenty of chemistry and you’ve got a winning combination any enthusiastic reader will happily devour.  However, it isn’t only the message of love that moves me in romance books.  It’s the message of hope. This is particularly true in the MM genre. [Read more…]

Summer Book Sale

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It’s the first day of Summer and ALL my books are 25% off over at ARE today, including my latest, The Love of Wicked Men.

Stop by ARe and Save 

The one day sale is over, but you can still get a discount by buying direct.

A Grand Prize Winner!

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Congratulations to Samatha who won the Grand Prize in the Wicked Men blog tour. Samantha walked away with an ebook copy of my entire backlist, plus a copy of The Love of Wicked Men.

Congratulations also go out to Andrew, Jen F., Felicia, Lisa G., and Jen C. They each won a copy of The Love of Wicked Men (Season One).

And thanks to the hundreds of people who participated in the blog hop.

Grab your copy from Amazon. 

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Wicked Men Blog Tour #giveaway

 

Wicked Men Blitz BannerIt’s here! 7 unique excerpts, 6 episodes, 5 chances to win a FREE copy!

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Follow the Tour

June 11
Diverse Reader & Boys in Our Books

June 12
3 Chicks After Dark, Attention Is Arbitrary, Because Two Men Are Better Than One, Bike Book Reviews, Book Reviews & More by Kathy, Charlie Cochet, Cup o’ Porn, Divine Magazine, Foxylutely, Gay Media Reviews, GGR-Review, Hearts On Fire, Love Bytes, Multitaskingmommas Book Reviews, Nautical Star Books, The Novel Approach, On Top Down Under Book Reviews, Prism Book Alliance, Rainbow Gold Reviews, Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words & Sinfully… Addicted to All Male Romance

Tour and materials organized by PAS Promotions

Only 7 days left…

Wicked Men hits the stands on June 12th!

Wicked Men - Gay RomanceThe paperback edition of Season One of The Love of Wicked Men is  ready for shipping.

The e-book edition will be out on June 12th. Just seven more days!

What are reviewers saying about it?

This story is non-stop in its intensity… the literary equivalent of mainlining adrenaline. Loved every moment of it.” – Prism Book Alliance

Shire has surprise mastered and we definitely reaped the benefits of that throughout this serial.” – 3 Chicks After Dark

“It’s the writing that sets this apart. Shire is a story builder. He shovels around intrigue, layers on some gritty dilemmas, and places each brick so solidly that you don’t even see where you’ve taken your misstep. Be wary of that whiplash effect, because there is going to be more than one incident of, “I didn’t see that coming!”  – Attention is Arbitrary 

Pre-order the e-book from:

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What’s it about?

The Love of Wicked Men is an erotic journey into the underbelly of the legal profession, the corporate culture of profit-at-any-cost, and the secret world of industrial espionage.

Sid Rivers and Jack Brown are two sides of the same coin. One is a lawyer with his own firm and dreams of money and power; the other is a criminal with a lengthy record and a quest for vengeance. When they meet, sparks fly. But was their meeting an accident? Or was it planned by the billionaires who want to control their destiny?

 

The Readers’ choice is….

Last month, I asked readers to choose which of my current WIPs they’d like to see first. As you can see from the results below, it was pretty close. The Suggestion of Sex inched out Afflicted III by just one vote. A Song for Katherine and It’s Only Love were left in the dust. Manuel’s Diary and Living Queer with Mom were an even tie.

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I’m already about 10k into Suggestion and have my cover artist working overtime to find just the right design. At this moment, I’m thinking this will end up being a series of three books, but that could change as the writing progresses. I’ll be sure to keep you updated.

The Suggestion of Sex

Status: Am Writing
Genre: Gay Romance, Erotic, BDSM

Keylan Milles is just about to turn eighteen. His father is a tech tycoon, but he’s about to lose everything and doesn’t know how to tell his son. Damon Creed, a billionaire, offers to bail Mr. Milles out, but has one condition – the virginity of his son on the day he turns 18.

Don’t forget!

Season One of The Love of Wicked Men hits stores on June 12th.

Pre-order yours from Amazon.

 

 

Erotic Shorts from Brandon Shire

I’ve started a new series of erotic short stories. I’ve had several readers ask if I had something a little more on the carnal side of things.

Let me reiterate. These are not romance stories. They’re short, lust-filled narratives of gay intimacy and hard man-sex. Find the others here.

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Troy Bronson, a twenty-two-year-old whose football career vanished after a knee injury, is in dire straits. Desperate for money, he stops by a gay for pay studio thinking he can score some quick cash. He chooses a hot twink for his first appearance, but there’s a burly stagehand in the studio when he arrives and he just can’t pull his eyes away.

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If you’d like to be notified when each new release comes out, I’ve set up a special email list just for the erotic shorts. Sign up here.

 

Sibley Jackson Gay M/M Romance Summer Sale

Sibley Jackson (pen name of Caddy Rowland for gay m/m romance) is pleased to announce the last book, From the Ashes, of her serialized Where There’s Smoke series has just been released!

These books are in Kindle Unlimited, as Caddy is testing the Kindle Unlimited program for borrows. If you are a Kindle Unlimited member, you can read any Sibley Jackson story for FREE. If you aren’t a Kindle Unlimited member, the following sale is for YOU on Amazon.com. (Please note: Amazon controls which Amazon sites feature sales and which sites offer Kindle Unlimited.)

To celebrate the completion of Where There’s Smoke, Sibley is having a Slide into Summer Sale. It’s a sale taking place over the next five weeks, with the first book, Wicked Heat FREE on Amazon.com for three days starting today, May 29 through Sunday, May 31.

Each book will follow, having its own one week sale at .99. Here is the timeline:

June 1-June 7  Simmering Desire

June 8-June 14  Slow Burn

June 15-June 21 Blistering Blaze

June 22-June 28  Baptism by Fire

June 29-July 5  From the Ashes

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Book Blurb:

Andy isn’t planning on a relationship getting in the way of his career. He needs to prove himself invaluable to his boss, Gordy. Things get messed up the minute Gordy introduces him to his son, Cody, who will be working under Andy for the summer.

At first glance, Andy knows the guy is trouble. Cody is a lethal combination of a pretty face and a very rugged physique. Cody makes him achingly hot, which confuses and angers him. He likes rough-looking men, not pretty boys, even if this particular pretty face comes with a brutally sculpted body. Not only that, the dude is his boss’s son!

Cody also feels the same burning desire. It flusters him, as he’s determined to remain in the closet. Cody knows full well being gay won’t be accepted by his family. Besides, Andy is rude and short-tempered from the start. Who needs someone like that in their life?

Regardless, the heat between the two men refuses to die own. It’s going to be a long, hot summer.

A summer neither man will soon forget.

Again, Wicked Heat  is FREE  On Amazon.com for three days starting today, May 29 through Sunday, May 31, with another book following for .99 each week for 5 weeks.

 

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Here’s to a summer filled with great reading and fabulous summer experiences!

Thank you,

Sibley Jackson/Caddy Rowland

Caddy Rowland is a novelist and painter. Her social media links follow.

To find out about her Sibley Jackson novels visit: Sibley Jackson Author Page

Sign up for New Release Newsletter by Email: Sibley Jackson Sign Up

Author Fanpage for both Sibley and Caddy: www.facebok.com/authorcaddyrowland

Author Blog: www.caddyrowlandblog.blogspot.com (Sibley Page on blog)

Twitter: @caddyorpims

 

A Book Winner for #HAHATB

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Congrats to Kimberley who won a free copy of Season One of The Love of Wicked Men for leaving a comment on my post for HAHATB.

You still have a chance to win!

I’ll be picking TWO random winners from my email list on June 1st (wait for the popup if you’re not already on my list).

PLUS, there’ll be a blog tour starting June 11th which you can enter to win. Watch this space for details.

Want to make sure you get a copy of Wicked Men?

Pre-order it from Amazon.

Wicked Men – The Paperback

WM 3D book coverThe paperback edition of Season One of The Love of Wicked Men (Episodes 1-6) is out and ready for shipping. The e-book edition will be out on June 12th. Just a few more weeks!

Get the paperback

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