Micro-Review: Willing Sacrifice (Knights of the Boardroom #6) by Joey W. Hill
Every story in the Knights of the Boardroom universe seems to top the one before it... in intensity, writing quality, and that je nai se quoi that makes an excellent story stand out and stick in your memory. Willing Sacrifice, the book showcasing Janet and Max's journey, exceeded all my expectations and left me feeling like the series could end here (and it may) and it would be the ideal conclusion.
In previous books, I didn't get a real sense of who Janet was and Max was just a face that stood out among the secondary players. In Willing Sacrifice, I loved Janet as the heroine and Max was my ideal romantic hero: military fit and trained, confident but not overbearing, able to both [...]
May 6, 2013
Giveaway (US/Int): Bestselling Vampire Queen series author Joey W. Hill on writing ménage and characters that resonate
Please help me welcome the lovely and incredibly talented Joey W. Hill!
Never. Again. That’s what I said after writing a ménage a trois story for Vampire Mistress/Vampire Trinity. Dealing with three different personalities linked together, such that you have to cover six possible relationship dynamics? Talk about masochism. But I should know by now, saying “never” is like holding a red cape in front of my muse. And wearing a hot red sequin dress, while juggling ripe red tomatoes. Ahem.
April 16, 2013
Early Review: Taken By A Vampire (Vampire Queen #9) by Joey Hill
Reading a Joey Hill book is an intense journey through the characters' minds, hearts, and souls, and the stories are always introspective and emotionally compelling. Taken By A Vampire strolls along at a leisurely pace, rich in the details of Evan's, Niall's, and Alanna's wants, needs, and personal challenges. Because the Council plays a smaller role in the main story arc of this book, it has a softer, more whimsical feel that doesn't center around vampire dinner parties or political maneuvering. This story reaches into the very soul of what it is to be a full (lifestyle) submissive and how dangerous it can be to live on that razor's edge between self and service. The sex scenes are [...]
October 9, 2012
Blog Hop & Giveaway (US/Int): Hot In Handcuffs with “Kinky” author Joey W. Hill
Welcome to the Hot In Handcuffs blog hop!
Who better to feature for a sizzling event like this than Joey W. Hill, award-winning author of the powerfully moving and incredibly hot Vampire Queen series. Ms. Hill has her own unique dedicated fan forum, with "outtakes" and special glimpses into the worlds of (and heads of!) her characters, and is the mastermind behind several spicy series spanning the straight, BDSM, poly, and LGBT spectrums. If kinky and steamy is your style, Ms. Hill is your author Mistress.
Sue “DaVinciKittie” Brown-Moore is a veteran romance blogger, reviewer, and podcaster, and is the primary voice for GraveTells.com. Sue has been shamelessly pimping book boyfriends since 2010 and has won several blogging awards with GraveTells. Sue is also a freelance Developmental Editor passionate about helping authors bring out the best in their stories. She loves reading romance, fantasy, and sci-fi and edits any genre she reads for pleasure. You can follow Sue’s editing blog, with insight and advice for authors, at DaVinciKittie.com.
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