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The Patreon Dilemma

patreon_navigation_logo_mini_orange The Patreon DilemmaThere has been some controversy recently about authors signing up for Patreon. For those who don’t know, Patreon is a site where people can sign up to support creators (not just authors, but photographers and artists, musicians, models… you name it) by pledging them a fixed amount of money every month. Most Patreons start at $1 or $3, and can go all the way up to hundreds of dollars per month.

I’ll be honest, I’ve been considering it for a long time, but I hadn’t taken the plunge because getting a Patreon involves two things: 1. Talking about money, and 2. Swallowing my pride. Let me explain. Continue reading →

#WhyIWriteRomance, or Your Bitterness is Showing

romance-1190601-639x424-300x200 #WhyIWriteRomance, or Your Bitterness is ShowingI’m supposed to be working. But instead I’m infuriated because my Twitter feed is full of quotes from some SFF author who says romance is a shitty genre and *bless the little women who put so much effort into writing it* but our products are crap. I haven’t even looked who it is because honestly… another day, another Author-with-a-capital-A being condescending. I really couldn’t care less about them. Continue reading →

LGBT Bestseller THE SLAVE is Free!

Yes, you read that right. For the first time, the #1 bestseller The Slave is available for free across all domains. First runner up for the Bobby Michaels Award for Best Gay Erotic Romance in 2015’s Rainbow Awards, with almost 350 five-star reviews on Goodreads, the Free Men series is a firm favourite among readers who love dark erotic menages full of heart and angst.

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The Slave

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*For Amazon domains where The Slave is not yet free, mobi copies can be downloaded from AllRomance or Smashwords.


 Reviewers Love The Slave!

Joyfully Jay – Jay’s Best Books of 2014
I was hugely impressed with this story. Aaron gives us such incredible depth and complexity to these characters and it is all just perfectly unpacked throughout the book. I loved all three of these men together and I truly enjoyed seeing their relationship grow and develop. They are sweet and oh so sexy and I can not wait to see how their adventures continued.

Love Bytes – Cindy’s Best Books of 2014
Intriguing characters, a fascinating world for them to live in and a storyline that grabbed my heart and wouldn’t let me go pushed this story to the top of my favorites list and it’s one I will read more than once.

On Top Down Under – Kazza’s Best Books of 2014
Highly recommended for fantasy and ménage lovers.

Sinfully Sexy
Kate Aaron pulled me into this story effortlessly, the writing just flowed. It’s one of those books that captivated me from the very first page, and for me that was down to the incredibly gentle and caring voice of Tam, almost hypnotic in a sense that I was totally drawn in, not having the slightest inclination to look away.

The Blogger Girls
There are stories that just suck you right into their world, and this was definitely one of them. If you’re a fan of fantasy stories, slave or not, I definitely recommend you give this gem a try.

MM Book Escape
I can honestly say out of my thousands of books, I have never EVERRR encountered an ending so brilliantly and masterfully done. My stomach literally feels as though it is in my throat the last ¼ of the book. Kate Aaron you have just rocked my world.

Diverse Reader
If there’s one series you should fall into IT’S THIS ONE! It will blow your mind, have your heart pounding, and every fiber of your being vibrating. I loved every second of this amazing story! Every second!


Don’t forget to tell your friends!

Easter Sale!

To celebrate the Easter weekend, all my Blowing It books are reduced through Monday 28th March. Get them now at Amazon and AllRomance!

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Blowing It — $0.99

Writing a YA bestseller was the worst thing to ever happen to Owen Barnes. Out and proud for years, he suddenly finds himself back in the closet. Building surveyor Magnus Cassidy is the first man to catch Owen’s interest in almost two years, and he’s not going to allow his agent to erase Magnus from is life. Can Owen find a way to reconcile his public and private lives, or has he already blown it?

Amazon | AllRomance

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Balls Up — $2.99

Owen Barnes’s life is finally going the way he wants it, so when he finds a lump, he buries his head in the sand. He has a hundred excuses to delay the inevitable and hide one simple fact: he’s scared. Eventually, boyfriend Magnus drags him to the doctor, and the news isn’t good. Can Owen cope with the unexpected turn events have taken, or is his perfect life about to go balls up?

Amazon | AllRomance

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Dom on the Side — $2.99

When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

Amazon | AllRomance

Flash Sale!

Today’s the day ladies all over the world get to pop the question to the men in their lives 😀 As I’m already married, I thought I’d celebrate this day of topsy-turvy lovin’ with a flash sale. For 29th February only, the following books are at least 40% off:

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Only $2.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

 


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The Slave

Only $2.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

Loving his master comes easily to Tam, having been a slave since he was twelve years old. His life is perfect, until the day he’s charged with purchasing his replacement. He wants to hate Kai for being his successor in their master’s bed. But it’s hard to hate a man who cries himself to sleep, flinches at the slightest touch, and blushes beautifully when he’s kissed.

 


 

DEAD-PAST-cover-200x300 Flash Sale! The Dead Past

Only $0.99 at Amazon | AllRomance

Puddledown, England, 1948. Hugo Wainwright has been denying his attraction to men his whole life. When he stumbles over a murdered body in the woods, the ensuing investigation throws him in with Tommy Granger, the police inspector’s prime suspect. Certain of Tommy’s innocence, Hugo vows to clear the name of the man he’s falling for, but Tommy has his own secrets; secrets with deadly consequences.

 

 

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Love is in the Air

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s snowy here in the Midwest, so today AJ and I are staying indoors, working hard, and maybe catching last night’s episode of Black Sails later on. Hope wherever you are you’re warm and loved 😀

Despite not going anywhere three-dimensional today, I’m all over the place online. Check out the Spread the Love Giveaway over at DiverseReader to win books from 24 authors, including yours truly.

Between 8-10pm EST AJ and I are taking over the For the Love of Reading event on Facebook. It’s an AMA session with great giveaways, and it’s happening now. Jay Northcote, Brigham Vaughn, Helena Stone, Grein Murray, Kade Boehme, and N.R. Walker are also chatting through to 11pm EST, so be sure to drop in and say hi.

Finally, if giveaways aren’t your thing, all my books are 50% off over at ARe today only, including my brand new release, Dom on the Side.

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Release Day: Dom on the Side

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When a one-night stand makes Ryan Jessop a casual offer to introduce him to BDSM, he discovers in Jim a skilled Dominant. Sameer Farouk is the right guy at the wrong time, and as far as Ryan can tell, not kinky. Torn between them, Ryan must decide if he’s prepared to gamble everything on one man, or if he’d be better off with a vanilla boyfriend and a Dom on the side.

Available from Amazon USA, Amazon UK, iTunesAllRomanceEbooks, B&NSmashwords.

Coming soon in paperback.

Note: Dom on the Side is a prequel to the Blowing It series and can be read as a standalone.


 Make sure you check out the awesome book trailer by the super-talented Meredith King!

Happy New Year!

BlowingIt_400x600-204x300 Happy New Year!Yes, I was a bad blogger in December. I’m working furiously on the Blowing It prequel which is coming out this month (Jan 2016). Title and cover coming soon!

2015 was an incredible year. Not only did I emigrate from the UK to the US and get married, I completed my Puddledown Mysteries trilogy with The Poison Pen in April, and started a new series with Blowing It and its sequel, Balls Up. I have big plans for that world in the forthcoming year. The first prequel, told from Ryan’s POV, will be released in January, with a second and third book to follow. The third book from Owen’s POV is also in the works, and after that I have something in mind for Shane and Kieran, and maybe another character you haven’t been introduced to yet. Each new POV will be based on a different couple, and will read as a stand-alone series in the Blowing It universe. Continue reading →